Terms of Use


Welcome to the Saint John Paul II National Shrine website. The shrine and its associates provide their services to you subject to the following conditions. If you visit, send donations or provide input within this website, you accept these conditions. Please read them carefully.

PRIVACY  Please review our Privacy Policy, which also governs your visit to our website, to understand our practices.

ELECTRONIC COMMUNICATIONS  When you visit JP2Shrine.org or send emails to us, you are communicating with us electronically. You consent to receive communications from us electronically. We will communicate with you by email or by posting notices on this site. 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.

COPYRIGHT  All content included on this site, such as text, graphics, logos, button icons, images, audio clips, digital downloads and data compilations, is the property of JP2Shrine.org or its content suppliers and protected by international copyright laws. The compilation of all content on this site is the exclusive property of JP2Shrine.org, with copyright authorship for this collection by JP2Shrine.org, and protected by international copyright laws.

TRADE MARKS  JP2Shrine.org trademarks and trade dress may not be used in connection with any product or service that is not owned by JP2Shrine.org or the Knights of Columbus, in any manner that is likely to cause confusion among customers, or in any manner that disparages or discredits JP2Shrine.org. All other trademarks not owned by JP2Shrine.org, the Knights of Columbus or its subsidiaries that appear on this site are the property of their respective owners, who may or may not be affiliated with, connected to, or sponsored by JP2Shrine.org or its subsidiaries.

LICENSE AND SITE ACCESS  JP2Shrine.org grants you a limited license to access and make personal use of this site and not to download (other than page caching) or modify it, or any portion of it, except with express written consent of JP2Shrine.org. This license does not include any resale or commercial use of this site or its contents: any collection and use of any product listings, descriptions, or prices: any derivative use of this site or its contents: any use of data mining, robots, or similar data gathering and extraction tools. This site or any portion of this site may not be reproduced, duplicated, copied, sold, resold, visited, or otherwise exploited for any commercial purpose without express written consent of JP2Shrine.org. You may not frame or utilize framing techniques to enclose any trademark, logo, or other proprietary information (including images, text, page layout, or form) of JP2Shrine.org and our associates without express written consent. You may not use any meta tags or any other "hidden text" utilizing the The JPII Shrine name or trademarks without the express written consent of JP2Shrine.org. Any unauthorized use terminates the permission or license granted by JP2Shrine.org. You are granted a limited, revocable, and nonexclusive right to create a hyperlink to the home page of JP2Shrine.org so long as the link does not portray JP2Shrine.org, its associates, or their products or services in a false, misleading, derogatory, or otherwise offensive matter. You may not use any JP2Shrine.org logo or other proprietary graphic or trademark as part of the link without express written permission.

REVIEWS, COMMENTS, EMAILS, AND OTHER CONTENT  Visitors may post reviews, comments, and other content in our contact forms or blogs as a means to submit suggestions, ideas, comments, questions, or other information, so long as the content is not illegal, obscene, threatening, defamatory, invasive of privacy, infringing of intellectual property 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, or any form of "spam." You may not use a false email address, impersonate any person or entity, or otherwise mislead as to the origin of a card or other content. JP2Shrine.org reserves the right (but not the obligation) to remove or edit such content, but does not regularly review posted content. If you do post content or submit material, and unless we indicate otherwise, you grant JP2Shrine.org and its associates a nonexclusive, royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable, and fully sublicensable right to use, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish, translate, create derivative works from, distribute, and display such content throughout the world in any media. You grant JP2Shrine.org and its associates and sublicensees the right to use the name that you submit in connection with such content, if they choose. You represent and warrant that you own or otherwise control all of the rights to the content that you post: that the content is accurate: that use of the content you supply does not violate this policy and will not cause injury to any person or entity: and that you will indemnify JP2Shrine.org or its associates for all claims resulting from content you supply. JP2Shrine.org has the right but not the obligation to monitor and edit or remove any activity or content. JP2Shrine.org takes no responsibility and assumes no liability for any content posted by you or any third party.

PRODUCT DESCRIPTIONS  JP2Shrine.org and its associates attempt to be as accurate as possible. However, JP2Shrine.org does not warrant that the content of this site is accurate, complete, reliable, current, or error-free. DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTIES AND LIMITATION OF LIABILITY THIS SITE IS PROVIDED BY JP2Shrine.org ON AN "AS IS" AND "AS AVAILABLE" BASIS. JP2Shrine.org MAKES NO REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, AS TO THE OPERATION OF THIS SITE OR THE INFORMATION, CONTENT, MATERIALS, OR PRODUCTS INCLUDED ON THIS SITE. YOU EXPRESSLY AGREE THAT YOUR USE OF THIS SITE IS AT YOUR SOLE RISK. TO THE FULL EXTENT PERMISSIBLE BY APPLICABLE LAW, JP2Shrine.org DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. JP2Shrine.org DOES NOT WARRANT THAT THIS SITE, ITS SERVERS, OR EMAIL SENT FROM JP2Shrine.org ARE FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS. JP2Shrine.org WILL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES OF ANY KIND ARISING FROM THE USE OF THIS SITE, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, PUNITIVE, AND CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES. CERTAIN STATE LAWS DO NOT ALLOW LIMITATIONS ON IMPLIED WARRANTIES OR THE EXCLUSION OR LIMITATION OF CERTAIN DAMAGES. IF THESE LAWS APPLY TO YOU, SOME OR ALL OF THE ABOVE DISCLAIMERS, EXCLUSIONS, OR LIMITATIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU, AND YOU MIGHT HAVE ADDITIONAL RIGHTS.

APPLICABLE LAW  By visiting JP2Shrine.org, you agree that the laws of the state of CONNECTICUT, USA without regard to principles of conflict of laws, will govern these Conditions of Use and any dispute of any sort that might arise between you and JP2Shrine.org or its associates.

DISPUTES  Any dispute relating in any way to your visit to JP2Shrine.org or to donations you make through JP2Shrine.org shall be submitted to confidential arbitration in Connecticut, USA, except that, to the extent you have in any manner violated or threatened to violate the intellectual property rights of JP2Shrine.org, JP2Shrine.org may seek injunctive or other appropriate relief in any state or federal court in the state of Connecticut, USA, and you consent to exclusive jurisdiction and venue in such courts. Arbitration under this agreement shall be conducted under the rules then prevailing of the American Arbitration Association. The arbitrators award shall be binding and may be entered as a judgment in any court of competent jurisdiction. To the fullest extent permitted by applicable law, no arbitration under this Agreement shall be joined to an arbitration involving any other party subject to this Agreement, whether through class arbitration proceedings or otherwise.

SITE POLICIES, MODIFICATION, AND SEVERABILITY  Please review our Privacy Policy, posted on this site. The other policies noted also govern your visit to JP2Shrine.org. We reserve the right to make changes to our site, policies, and these Terms of Use at any time. If any of these conditions shall be deemed invalid, void, or for any reason unenforceable, that condition shall be deemed severable and shall not affect the validity and enforceability of any remaining condition.

QUESTIONS:  Questions regarding our Terms of Use, Privacy Policy, or other policy related material can be directed to our support staff by clicking on the "Contact" link in the site navigational menus. Or you can email us at: contact@jp2shrine.org.

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