Last modified: August 22, 2023
Welcome to our site! Pastor Rick’s Daily Hope, Pastors.com, and the other ministries of Purpose Driven Connection (“we,” “us,” the “Company”) hope the resources here will serve you and further our mission of helping to create healthy lives and healthy churches for the global glory of God.
Please read these Terms carefully before you start to use the Sites as they are an enforceable contract between you and us and affect your legal rights. For example, these Terms include a mandatory individual arbitration requirement and disclaimers and limitations of warranties and liabilities.
Additional terms and conditions may also apply to specific portions, services, or features of the Sites. All such additional terms and conditions are hereby incorporated by this reference into these Terms. If these Terms are inconsistent with those additional terms and conditions, the additional terms will control.
Changes to the Terms
We may revise and update these Terms from time to time in our sole discretion. All changes are effective immediately when we post them. Your continued use of the Sites following the posting of revised Terms means that you accept and agree to the changes. You are expected to check this page from time to time so you are aware of any changes, as they are binding on you.
Content and Intellectual Property Rights
All content included on the Sites such as text, graphics, logos, images, audio clips, video, data, digital downloads, and other material (collectively “Content”) is the property of the Company or its suppliers or licensors and is protected by copyright, trademark, or other proprietary rights. The collection, arrangement and assembly of all Content on the Sites is the exclusive property of the Company and protected by U.S. and international copyright laws. We and our suppliers and licensors expressly reserve all intellectual property rights in all Content.
The Company’s name, the terms PURPOSE DRIVEN, PASTOR RICK, PASTORS.COM, and DAILY HOPE, and all related names, logos, product and service names, designs, and slogans are trademarks of the Company or its affiliates or licensors. You must not use such marks without the prior written permission of the Company. All other names, logos, product and service names, designs, and slogans on the Sites are the trademarks of their respective owners.
License, Access, and Use
Subject to your compliance with these Terms, we grant you a limited, non-exclusive license to access and make personal use of the Sites and the Content for noncommercial purposes only and only to the extent such use does not violate these Terms. You may not misuse the Sites or Content or seek to violate the security of the Sites. You must use the Sites and Content only as permitted by law. Accessing, downloading, printing, posting, storing, or otherwise using the Sites or any of the Content for any commercial purpose, whether on behalf of yourself or on behalf of any third party, constitutes a material breach of these Terms. We reserve the right in our sole discretion to prohibit any conduct, communications, content, or use of the Sites, and to remove any content or communications, which we find objectionable or unacceptable in any manner. All rights not expressly granted to you in these Terms are reserved and retained by us or our licensors, suppliers, publishers, rightsholders, or other content providers.
If you print, copy, modify, download, or otherwise use or provide any other person with access to any part of the Sites in breach of these Terms, your right to use the Sites will stop immediately and you must, at our option, return or destroy any copies of the materials you have made. No right, title, or interest in or to the Sites or any content on the Sites is transferred to you, and all rights not expressly granted are reserved by the Company. Any use of the Sites not expressly permitted by these Terms is a breach of these Terms and may violate copyright, trademark, and other laws.
We reserve the right to withdraw or amend the Sites, and any service or material we provide through the Sites, in our sole discretion without notice. We will not be liable if for any reason all or any part of the Sites is unavailable at any time or for any period. From time to time, we may restrict access to all or some parts of the Sites, including by limiting access to registered users. You are responsible for both making all arrangements necessary for you to have access to the Sites, and ensuring that all persons who access the Sites through your internet connection are aware of these Terms and comply with them.
The Sites are intended for use by individuals 13 years of age or older. If you are under 18, you may use the Sites only with involvement of a parent or guardian.
You may be asked to provide certain registration details or other information in order to access the Sites or some of the resources offered through the Sites. It is a condition of your use of the Sites that all the information you provide on the Sites is correct, current, and complete. With respect to any such registration, we may refuse to grant to you the username you request. Your username and password are for your personal use only. If you use the Sites, you are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your account and password and for restricting access to your computer, and you agree to accept responsibility for all activities that occur under your account or password. In addition to all other rights available to us, including those set forth in these Terms, we reserve the right to terminate your account, refuse service to you, or cancel orders, at any time in our sole discretion for any or no reason, including if, in our opinion, you have violated any provision of these Terms.
We welcome your reviews, comments, and other content that you submit through or to the Sites (collectively, “User Content”) as long as the User Content submitted by you is not illegal, defamatory, obscene, threatening, indecent, abusive, offensive, harassing, violent, hateful, inflammatory, deceptive, invasive of privacy, infringing of intellectual property rights (including publicity rights), or otherwise injurious to third parties or objectionable, and does not consist of or contain software viruses, political campaigning, commercial solicitation, chain letters, mass mailings, any form of “spam” or unsolicited commercial electronic messages, or otherwise violate these Terms. You may not use a false e-mail address, impersonate any person or entity, or otherwise mislead as to the origin of User Content.
Any User Content you submit to the Sites will be considered non-confidential and non-proprietary. If you do post content or submit material, you grant us a nonexclusive, royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable, and fully sublicensable right to use, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish, perform, translate, create derivative works from, distribute, and otherwise disclose to third parties any such User Content for any purpose throughout the world in any media, all without compensation to you. For this reason, do not send us any User Content that you do not wish to license to us. In addition, you grant to us the right to include the name provided along with the User Content submitted by you; provided, however, we shall have no obligation to include such name with such User Content. We are not responsible for the use or disclosure of any personal information that you voluntarily disclose in connection with any User Content you submit. You represent and warrant that you have all rights necessary for you to grant the licenses granted in this section; that the User Content is accurate; that use of the User Content you supply does not violate this policy and will not cause injury to any person or entity; and that you will indemnify the Company for all claims resulting from the User Content you supply. You further irrevocably waive any “moral rights” or other rights with respect to attribution of authorship or integrity of materials regarding User Content that you may have under any applicable law under any legal theory.
You are solely responsible for the User Content you submit, and we assume no liability for any User Content submitted by you. We reserve the right (but not the obligation) to monitor, remove, edit, or disclose such content for any or no reason in our sole discretion, but we do not regularly review posted content. We take no responsibility and assume no liability for any content posted by you or any third party.
We take claims of copyright infringement seriously. We will respond to notices of alleged copyright infringement that comply with applicable law. If you believe any materials accessible on or from the Sites infringe your copyright, you may request removal of those materials (or access to them) from the Sites by submitting written notification specifying all elements of your claim of infringement to: Purpose Driven Connection, Attn: Legal Department, P.O. Box 80448, Rancho Santa Margarita, CA 92688 or by email to [email protected]. It is our policy in appropriate circumstances to disable and/or terminate the accounts of users who are repeat infringers.
Please ensure your written notice complies with all of the requirements of Section 512(c)(3) of the Online Copyright Infringement Liability Limitation Act of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (17 U.S.C. § 512) (“DMCA”). Otherwise, your DMCA Notice may not be effective. Please be aware that if you knowingly materially misrepresent that material or activity on the Sites is infringing your copyright, you may be held liable for damages (including costs and attorneys’ fees) under Section 512(f) of the DMCA.
If you wish to make a donation or purchase any product or service made available through the Sites (each such purchase or donation, a “Transaction”), you may be asked to supply certain information relevant to your Transaction including, without limitation, information about your method of payment (such as your payment card number and expiration date), your billing address, and your shipping information. You represent and warrant that you have the legal right to use any payment card(s) or other payment method(s) utilized in connection with any Transaction. By submitting such information, you grant us the right to provide such information to third parties for purposes of facilitating the completion of Transactions initiated by you or on your behalf. Verification of information may be required prior to the acknowledgment or completion of any Transaction.
Product Descriptions. All descriptions, images, references, features, content, specifications, products and prices of products and services described or depicted on the Sites are subject to change at any time without notice. We attempt to be as accurate as possible in these descriptions. However, we do not warrant that product descriptions or other content of the Sites is accurate, complete, reliable, current, or error-free. If a product offered by us is not as described, your sole remedy is to return it in unused condition.
Order Acceptance and Cancellation. You agree that your order is an offer to buy, under these Terms, all products and services listed in your order. All orders must be accepted by us, or we will not be obligated to sell the products or services to you. We may choose not to accept orders at our sole discretion, even after we send you an acknowledgement confirming that your order request has been received.
Prices and Payment Terms. All prices, discounts, and promotions posted on the Sites are subject to change without notice. The price charged for a product or service will be the price in effect at the time the order is placed and will be set out in your order confirmation email. Posted prices do not include taxes or charges for shipping and handling. All such taxes and charges will be added to your merchandise total and will be itemized in your shopping cart and your order confirmation email. We strive to display accurate price information, however, we may, on occasion, make inadvertent typographical errors, inaccuracies, or omissions related to pricing and availability. We reserve the right to correct any errors, inaccuracies, or omissions at any time and to cancel any orders arising from such occurrences. Terms of payment are within our sole discretion and payment must be received by us before we accept an order.
Shipments; Delivery; Title and Risk of Loss. We will arrange for shipment of the products to you. Please check the individual product page for specific delivery options. You will pay all shipping and handling charges specified during the ordering process. Shipping and handling charges are reimbursement for the costs we incur in the processing, handling, packing, shipping, and delivery of your order. Title and risk of loss pass to you upon our transfer of the products to the carrier. Shipping and delivery dates are estimates only and cannot be guaranteed. We are not liable for any delays in shipments. Please see our Shipping Policy for additional information.
Returns and Refunds. We do not take title to returned items until the item is delivered to us. For more information about our returns and refunds, please see our Return and Refund Policy.
Goods Not for Resale or Export. You represent and warrant that you are buying products or services from the Sites for your own personal or household use only, and not for resale or export.
Reliance on Information Posted
The information presented on or through the Sites is made available solely for general information purposes. We do not warrant the accuracy, completeness, or usefulness of this information. Any reliance you place on such information is strictly at your own risk. We disclaim all liability and responsibility arising from any reliance placed on such materials by you or any other visitor to the Sites, or by anyone who may be informed of any of its contents.
Linking to the Sites and Social Media Features
You may link to our homepage, provided you do so in a way that is fair and legal and does not damage our reputation or take advantage of it, but you must not establish a link in such a way as to suggest any form of association, approval, or endorsement on our part.
The Sites may provide certain social media features that enable you to link from your own or certain third-party websites to certain content on the Sites; send emails or other communications with certain content, or links to certain content, on the Sites; and/or cause limited portions of content on the Sites to be displayed or appear to be displayed on your own or certain third-party websites.
You may use these features solely as they are provided by us, solely with respect to the content they are displayed with, and otherwise in accordance with any additional terms and conditions we provide with respect to such features. Subject to the foregoing, you must not establish a link from any website that is not owned by you; cause the Sites or portions of them to be displayed on, or appear to be displayed by, any other site, for example, framing, deep linking, or in-line linking; and/or otherwise take any action with respect to the materials on the Sites that is inconsistent with any other provision of these Terms. You agree to cooperate with us in causing any unauthorized framing or linking immediately to stop. We reserve the right to withdraw linking permission without notice. We may disable all or any social media features and any links at any time without notice in our discretion.
Links from the Sites
If the Sites contain links to other sites and resources provided by third parties, these links are provided for your convenience only. This includes links contained in advertisements, including banner advertisements and sponsored links. We have no control over the contents of those sites or resources and accept no responsibility for them or for any loss or damage that may arise from your use of them. If you decide to access any of the third-party websites linked to the Sites, you do so entirely at your own risk and subject to the terms and conditions of use for such websites.
The Sites are controlled and operated by the Company based in California in the United States and are not intended to subject the Company to the laws or jurisdiction of any state, country, or territory other than that of the United States. We make no claims that the Sites or any of their content is accessible or appropriate outside of the United States. In choosing to access the Sites, you do so on your own initiative and at your own risk, and you are responsible for complying with all local laws, rules and regulations.
Disclaimer of Warranties and Limitation of Liability
You understand that we cannot and do not guarantee or warrant that the Sites will be error-free, uninterrupted, free from unauthorized access, viruses, or other destructive code (including third-party hackers or denial of service attacks), or otherwise meet your requirements. You are responsible for implementing sufficient procedures and checkpoints to satisfy your particular requirements for anti-virus protection and accuracy of data input and output, and for maintaining a means external to our site for any reconstruction of any lost data.
The Sites and all information, content, materials, products, and other services included on or otherwise made available to you through the Sites are provided by us on an “AS IS” and “AS AVAILABLE” basis. We make no representations or warranties of any kind, express or implied, as to the completeness, security, reliability, quality, accuracy, availability, or operation of the Sites, or the information, content, materials, products, or other services included on or otherwise made available to you through the Sites. You expressly agree, by your use of the Sites, that your use of the Sites, their content, and any services or items obtained through the Sites is at your own risk. If you are dissatisfied with the Sites, any content on the Sites, or these Terms, your sole and exclusive remedy is to discontinue using the Sites.
To the full extent permissible by law, we disclaim all warranties, express or implied, including, but not limited to, implied warranties of merchantability, non-infringement, and fitness for a particular purpose. We do not warrant that the Sites, information, content, materials, products, or other services included on or otherwise made available to you through the Sites or electronic communications sent from us are free of viruses or other harmful components. To the full extent permissible by law, we and our affiliates, licensors, service providers, employees, agents, officers, and directions will not be liable for any damages of any kind arising from the use of any of our Sites, or from any information, content, materials, products, or other services included on or otherwise made available to you through any Sites, including, but not limited to direct, indirect, incidental, punitive, and consequential damages, and whether caused by tort (including negligence), breach of contract, or otherwise, even if foreseeable.
The disclaimer of warranties and limitation of liability set forth above shall not affect any liability or warranties that cannot be excluded or limited under applicable law.
As a condition of the use of the Sites, you agree to defend, indemnify and hold harmless the Company, its affiliates, licensors, and service providers, and its and their respective officers, directors, employees, contractors, agents, licensors, suppliers, successors, and assigns from and against any liabilities, losses, investigations, inquiries, claims, suits, damages, costs and expenses (including, without limitation, reasonable attorneys’ fees and expenses) (each, a “Claim”) arising out of or otherwise relating to Claims alleging facts that if true would constitute a breach by you of these Terms, or any User Content submitted by you.
Governing Law and Jurisdiction
By using the Sites, you agree that applicable federal law, and the laws of the state of California, without regard to principles of conflict of laws, will govern these Terms and any dispute of any sort that might arise between you and us. Any dispute or claim relating in any way to your use of the Sites will be adjudicated in the state or federal courts in Orange County, California, and you consent to exclusive jurisdiction and venue in these courts. We each waive any right to a jury trial.
At Company’s sole discretion, it may require you to submit any disputes arising from these Terms or use of the Sites, including disputes arising from or concerning their interpretation, violation, invalidity, non-performance, or termination, to final and binding arbitration under the Rules of Arbitration of the American Arbitration Association or through biblically based mediation and, if necessary, legally binding arbitration in accordance with the Rules of Procedure for Christian Conciliation of the Institute for Christian Conciliation (complete text of the Rules is available at www.aorhope.org/rules) applying California law. We each further agree that any dispute resolution proceedings will be conducted only on an individual basis and not in a class, consolidated or representative action.
Notice; Electronic Communications
We may provide any notice to you under these Terms by sending a message to the email address you provide or by posting to the Sites. Notices sent by email will be effective when we send the email and notices we provide by posting will be effective upon posting. It is your responsibility to keep your email address current. When you use the Sites, or send e-mails, text messages, and other communications from your desktop or mobile device to us, you may be communicating with us electronically. You consent to receive communications from us electronically, such as e-mails, texts, mobile push notices, or notices and messages on this site or through the other Sites, and you can retain copies of these communications for your records. You agree that all agreements, notices, disclosures, and other communications that we provide to you electronically satisfy any legal requirement that such communications be in writing.
To give us notice under these Terms, you may contact us as provided in the “Contact Us” section below.
These Terms, including policies and information linked from or incorporated herein or otherwise found on the Sites, constitute the entire agreement between you and the Company with respect to the Sites and supersede all prior or contemporaneous communications, agreements, and proposals with respect to the Sites. No provision of these Terms shall be waived except pursuant to a writing executed by the party against whom the waiver is sought. No failure to exercise, partial exercise of, or delay in exercising any right or remedy under these Terms shall operate as a waiver or estoppel of any right, remedy, or condition. If any provision of these Terms is held invalid, illegal or unenforceable, the validity, legality and enforceability of the remaining provisions will not be affected or impaired. You may not assign, transfer, or sublicense any of your rights or obligations under these Terms without our express prior written consent. We will not be responsible for failure to fulfill any obligation due to causes beyond our control.
The Sites are operated by Purpose Driven Connection. You may contact us by writing to Purpose Driven Connection, P.O. Box 80448, Rancho Santa Margarita, CA 92688, or through the phone or email options described on this site.