Terms and Conditions

The WOCCR and Successors, provide this website for information, inspiration, education, participation in the Catholic Charismatic Renewal and it’s affects on your life and spiritual growth.  Please read these Terms and Conditions carefully.  By using this website, you acknowledge that you have read, understood, and agree to be bound by these Terms and Conditions and by the website’s Privacy Policy. If you do not accept the terms and conditions of these Terms and Conditions or this website’s Privacy Policy, please do not use the website.

How are users of this website expected to behave?

Your use of this site is not solely for your own purposes.  Parts of this site may include interaction with other people.  By visiting this website, users agree to adhere to certain standards of interactive conduct.  These standards apply to use of interactive features including but not limited to discussion groups, chat, e-cards, calendar listings, news, blog comments and email to addresses contained in this website.

In any interaction with this website, visitors agree to refrain from:

  • using language that can be generally construed as offensive, derogatory, judgmental, demeaning or humiliating
  • “flaming” or “spamming” or any practice that floods an individual with unwanted or derogatory communication
  • comments, statements or terminology that can be construed as disparaging towards another’s race, gender, nationality, sexual orientation, socio-economic status, immigration status, presumed ideology (e.g., “conservative” or “liberal”), or religious affiliation
  • online shouting, that is, USE OF ALL CAPS IN ANY MESSAGE
  • linking to offensive sites, including those that are pornographic, racist or which advocate violence or prejudice against any group or individuals
  • disclosing private information about others
  • attacking or undermining another’s reputation or good name through calumny, libel, slander or so-called “fake news”
  • use of copyrighted material from this site without permission

The Archdiocesan website exists solely to advance the Charismatic Renewal within Archdiocese of Portland, Portland, OR and the Church.  Therefore, the WOCCR retains the right, in its sole discretion, to remove or block communications from anyone whom it determines to be detrimental to that purpose, whether or not such communications violate the prohibitions enumerated above.  Such action by the WOCCR is not meant to disparage the intent, faith, character, or reputation of individual whose communications are removed or blocked.

If any violation of the above standards represents, indicates or suggests an intent or threat to break the law, the violator’s information, including ISP and IP address, will be provided to the appropriate law enforcement agencies.  Although they may not use site features, hackers who interfere with the operation of the WOCCR site; or obtain information from the site without permission; or spammers who harvest e-mail addresses from this site are also subject to criminal prosecution.

Exclusion of Warranties and Reservation of Rights

The WOCCR follows accepted standards in regard to information technology but cannot warrant that the website will operate error-free or that this website, its server or its content are free of computer viruses or similar contamination or destructive features.  If your use of the website or the content results in the need for service or replacing equipment or data, the WOCCR will not be responsible for those costs.

The WOCCR also follows industry standards regarding transmissions of information made via the website, it’s content, or its server but cannot warrant that such transactions are fully secure.  The WOCCR will not be responsible for theft or misappropriation of information transmitted via this website, its content or its server (for example, through identity theft or credit card fraud).

IN NO EVENT WILL THE WOCCR BE LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES RESULTING FROM THE USE OR IN-ABILTY TO USE THE WEBSITE AND ITS CONTENT, WHETHER BASED ON WARRANTY CONTRACT, TORT, OR ANY OTHER LEGAL THEORY, EVEN IF THE WOCCR HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES.

Some states do not allow exclusion of implied warranties or limitation of liability for incidental or consequential damages, so the above limitations or exclusions may not apply to you.  In such states, the liability of the WOCCR shall be limited to the greatest extent permitted by law.

Copyrights and Trademarks

The WOCCR owns the content (software, text, graphics, images and other material) on this website or uses it through arrangements with other entities.  The content is protected by copyright and unauthorized use of the content may violate copyright, trademark or other laws.  No use other than that permitted under this agreement is acceptable without prior written consent from the WOCCR.  No content on this website may be used for a commercial or public purpose.   Posting of content from this website on other sites or networks is strictly prohibited. The trademarks, service marks and logos of the WOCCR used on this website also belong to the WOCCR and may not be used without prior written permission of the WOCCR specifically for each use.  The trademarks, service marks and logos may not be used to disparage the WOCCR or any third party or in any manner which could damage the good will of the marks or logos.  Any good will generated by the approved use of trademarks, service marks or logos inures to the benefit of the WOCCR.

This website may contain links to third-party websites which are provided as a convenience to users and the WOCCR cannot be responsible for the accuracy of the content on external sites nor for destructive programs that may be on these sites.  Any access of external links is done at the user’s own risk.

The WOCCR reserves the right to update or modify these Terms and Conditions at any time and from time to time without notice to its users. Please review these Terms and Conditions and Privacy Policy periodically. Your continued use of the website after any changes to these Terms and Conditions will indicate your agreement with such changes.

Terms and Conditions updated on December 8, 2018