Terms and Conditions

Grace Cathedral terms and conditions

Terms and Conditions

Updated March 2021

The terms “you”, “your”, and “yours” refer to the customer/purchaser/student utilizing our Site(s). The terms “theGraceCathedral.org”, “we”, “us” and “our” refer to Grace Cathedral. We reserve the right to change the nature of this relationship at any time and to revise these Terms and Conditions from time to time as we see fit. If you violate the terms of this Agreement, you will have your access canceled, and you may be permanently banned from using the Site. You should check these terms and conditions periodically. By using the Site after we post changes to these Terms and Conditions, you agree to accept those changes, whether or not you actually reviewed them.

Please Note: Your use of this site constitutes your agreement to be bound and comply with all of the terms of this user agreement. If you do not agree to all of the terms of this agreement, then you may not use this site.

Use of Materials on this Site

Grace Cathedral grants you a limited, non-exclusive, revocable license for you to use this site for your personal entertainment, information, education, and communication, upon all of the terms of this User Agreement. This site contains materials and other items relating to Grace Cathedral and its products and services, and similar items from our business partners, licensors, and licensees, and other third parties (collectively, the “Content”). The Content may be in the form of information, text, data, images, graphics, posts, button icons, registered and unregistered trademarks, illustrations, photographs, audio clips, music, sounds, pictures, videos, software, or other forms and formats now known or later invented. In using this site, you must respect the intellectual property rights of Grace Cathedral and others, all as outlined below. Your unauthorized use of Content may violate copyright, trademark, privacy, publicity, communications, and other laws, and any such use may result in your personal liability, including potential criminal liability.


You acknowledge that the Site contains information, text, data, photographs, graphs, graphics, audio, video, and other material (collectively “Content”) that are protected by copyrights, trademarks, trade secrets, or other proprietary rights and that these rights are valid and protected in all forms, media and technologies existing now or hereinafter developed. All Content is copyrighted as a collective work under the U.S. copyright laws, and we own a copyright in the selection, coordination, arrangement, and enhancement of such Content. You may not modify, remove, delete, augment, add to, publish, transmit, participate in the transfer or sale of, create derivative works from, or in any way exploit any of the Content, in whole or in part. If no specific restrictions are displayed, you may download unmodified material from this site for your personal, non-commercial use, provided you do not delete or change any copyright, trademark, or other proprietary notices. You may print and/or send copies via email to a reasonable number of friends for the purpose of spreading the Gospel. Except as provided in the preceding sentences or as permitted by the fair use privilege under the U.S. copyright laws (see, e.g., 17 U.S.C. Section 107), you may not upload, post, reproduce, or distribute in any way content protected by copyright or other proprietary right without obtaining permission of the owner of the copyright or other propriety right. Additionally, you certify that any materials you upload to the ministry website are (a) owned by you, (b) free from copyright restriction, or (c) authorized in accordance with your intended use by the respective copyright owner as evidenced by electronic or paper communication.

Nothing contained on the Site should be construed as granting, by implication, estoppel, or otherwise, any license or right to use the Site or any information displayed on the Site, through the use of framing or otherwise, except (a) as expressly permitted by these Terms and Conditions; or (b) with our prior written permission or the prior written permission from such third party that may own the trademark or copyright of information displayed on the Site.


This site and all content including Images, Software, HTML, Meta Tags and Text within our website(s) are copyrighted and are registered trademarks and or service marks of Grace Cathedral and third parties in the United States and other countries. Our graphics, logos, page headers, button icons, scripts, and service names are trademarks or trade dress of Grace Cathedral. Grace Cathedral’ trademarks and trade dress may not be used in connection with any product or service that is not Grace Cathedral, in any manner that is likely to cause confusion among customers, or in any manner that disparages or discredits Grace Cathedral.

Site Access

You may not download (other than page caching) or modify the Site or any portion of it, without our express, written consent. This includes: a prohibition on any resale or commercial use of the Site or its contents; any collection and use of any product listings, descriptions, or prices; any derivative use of the Site or its contents; any downloading or copying of account information for the benefit of another merchant; and any use of data mining, robots, or similar data gathering and extraction tools. The Site or any portion of the Site may not be reproduced, duplicated, copied, sold, resold, visited, or otherwise exploited for any commercial purpose without our express, written consent. 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 Grace Cathedral without our express, written consent. You may not use any meta tags or any other “hidden text” utilizing our name or trademarks without our express, written consent.

The Grace Cathedral website and other websites owned and operated by Grace Cathedral, may contain links to third party websites that are not owned or controlled by Grace Cathedral. Consequently, Grace Cathedral has no control over and assumes no responsibility for, the content, privacy policies, or practices of any third-party websites. In addition, Grace Cathedral does not and cannot censor or edit the content of any third-party site. By using our website, you expressly release Grace Cathedral from any and all liability arising from your use of any third-party websites. Accordingly, we encourage you to be aware when you leave the Grace Cathedral website to read the terms and conditions and privacy policy of each other website that you visit.

The hyperlinks on this website are provided as an additional resource only and should not be seen as an endorsement, approval, or agreement with any information or resources offered at sites accessed through our site. No inference or assumption should be made, and no representation should be inferred that Grace Cathedral is connected with, operates, or controls these websites. If you decide to access any third party site linked to this site, you do so entirely at your own risk. Grace Cathedral reserves the right to terminate any link or linking program at any time.

Online Shopping

This site offers online capabilities to purchase products, make donations and services (such as memberships). You must be 18 years of age or older to make any such purchases. By ordering a product or service online from Grace Cathedral, you represent that you are 18 years of age or older. Check our online stores for more information on shipping, and other policies. As to products and services featured on this site, please note that we make every effort to display as accurately as possible the products and services that appear on this site. However, the colors, dimensions, and details that you see on your computer monitor will vary depending on your equipment, so we cannot guarantee that your equipment will accurately display the details of our products and services. We reserve the right to remove items from our online store or website and change the price without notice. Once a downloadable item is removed from our online store, it will not be available for further downloads. As to services featured on this Website, the terms of those service offerings may be specified in a separate agreement that will be provided to you in connection with the service purchased and will be supplemented by this User Agreement.

Return and Refund Policy

If you receive damaged or defective merchandise from Grace Cathedral Online Store, please contact us within the first 60 days from the date of purchase. Downloading is a fully automated process, and there are no cancellations or refunds possible or granted for downloads. There are also no cancellations or refunds for online course registration payments.

Email Newsletters

This site offers Church members the opportunity to receive email newsletters. These email newsletters are intended for users who are 18 years of age or older. By subscribing to receive emails from Grace Cathedral, you represent that you are 18 years of age or older. If you are under 18, you may subscribe and receive our email newsletters only with the involvement of a parent or guardian.

Your Account

If you use the Site, you are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of My Account and password and for restricting access to your computer; and you agree to accept responsibility for all activities that occur under My Account or password. We and our affiliates reserve the right to refuse service, terminate accounts, remove or edit content, cancel orders or cancel enrollment at our sole discretion. We are in no way responsible for any Email Spam protection system blocking the final delivery of email messages from our website, including registration, purchase and download information.

Online Conduct

You agree that you will not: (i) use our site(s) for any commercial or political purpose (including, without limitation, for purposes of advertising, soliciting funds, collecting product prices, or selling products); (ii) monitor, gather, or copy Content on this site by using any robot, “bot”, spider, crawler, spyware, engine, device, software, extraction tool, or any other automatic device, utility, or manual process of any kind; (iii) frame or utilize framing techniques to enclose any Trademark or other proprietary information (including, without limitation, any images, text, or page layout); (iv) use any meta tags or any other “hidden text” utilizing any Trademarks; (v) engage in any activities through or in connection with this site that seeks to attempt to harm minors or is unlawful, offensive, obscene, threatening, harassing, or abusive, or that violate any right of any third party; or (vi) engage in any activity that interferes with a user’s access to this site or the proper operation of this site. (vii) Impersonate any person or entity. (viii) Use the site for any unlawful purposes. (ix) Post on or transmitting through the site any unlawful, harmful, threatening, abusive, harassing, defamatory, vulgar, obscene, sexually explicit, profane, hateful, racially, ethnically, or otherwise objectionable material of any kind, including but not limited to any material that encourages conduct that would constitute a criminal offense, give rise to civil liability, or otherwise violate any applicable local, state, national, or international law. (x) Copy or plagiarize the work of another individual or engage in any type of cheating, to complete assignments, tests, quizzes or any requirements of online Bible study courses.

We reserve the right to remove any content posted that:

1.     Is sexual or offensive in nature

2.     Promotes false teaching

3.     Uses foul, crude or abusive language or contains hate speech

4.     Violates any law or regulation

5.     Contains spam, advertisements, tries to promote another person, product or ministry or posts that are unoriginal and/or off-topic

6.     Is false or misleading in any manner; or

7.     Is not in compliance with any of our websites, affiliated websites or social media sites Terms and Conditions.

Investigations, Cooperation with Law Enforcement, Termination of Usage

Grace Cathedral reserves the right, without any limitation whatsoever, to: (i) investigate any suspected breaches of its Website security or its information technology or other systems or networks, (ii) investigate any suspected breaches of this User Agreement, (iii) involve and cooperate with law enforcement authorities in investigating any such matters, (iv) prosecute violators of this User Agreement to the full extent of the law, (v) discontinue this Website or terminate your access to it at any time, without notice, for any reason and without any obligation to you whatsoever, (vi) we reserve the right to refuse an order from any customer at our sole discretion, and (vii) we reserve the right to cancel a course or refuse any enrollment for any user at our sole discretion.

Privacy and Security

Grace Cathedral must collect certain information in order to operate this site and to fulfill your requests or enable participation in certain online activities. But Grace Cathedral respects the privacy of its visitors and is especially mindful of protecting the privacy of young children visiting our sites. Please review our Privacy Policy. We have adopted reasonable security measures to protect against the loss, misuse, and alteration of the personal information under our control. We use Secure Sockets Layer technology to protect credit card data during transmission and adopt careful internal procedures to safeguard this information in our system. Vendors, service providers and others who help us make this site and our products and services available must sign confidentiality agreements; they are not permitted to use personal information except in connection with their services to Grace Cathedral. Nevertheless, we cannot guarantee the complete security of personal information.

Read our full Privacy Policy here.

Disclaimers and Limitations of Liability

The Site is provided on an “AS IS,” “as available” basis. Neither Grace Cathedral nor each of their respective officers, directors, employees, agents, third-party content providers, designers, contractors, distributors, merchants, sponsors, licensors or the like (collectively, “Associates”) warrant that use of the Site will be uninterrupted or error-free. Neither Grace Cathedral nor its Associates warrant the accuracy, integrity, or completeness of the Content provided on the Site or the products or services offered for sale on the Site. Grace Cathedral specifically disclaims warranties of any kind, either expressed or implied, including but not limited to warranties of title or implied warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose. No oral advice or written information given by Grace Cathedral or its Associates shall create a warranty. You expressly agree that the use of the Site is at your sole risk. Grace Cathedral does not warrant that this site, its servers, or email sent from Grace Cathedral are free of viruses or other harmful components. Under no circumstances shall Grace Cathedral or its Associates be liable for any direct, indirect, incidental, special, or consequential damages that result from the use of or inability to use the Site, including but not limited to reliance by a user on any information obtained at the Site, or that result from mistakes, omissions, interruptions, deletion of files or email, errors, defects, viruses, delays in operation or transmission, or any failure of performance, whether or not resulting from acts of God, communications failure, theft, destruction or unauthorized access to Grace Cathedral records, programs or services. The foregoing limitation of liability shall apply whether in an action of contract, negligence, or other tortious action, even if an authorized representative of Grace Cathedral has been advised of or should have known of the possibility of such damages. You hereby acknowledge that this paragraph shall apply to all content, merchandise, and services available through the Site. Because some states do not allow the exclusion or limitation of liability for consequential or incidental damages, in such states liability is limited to the fullest extent permitted by law. Infrequently, data may be inaccurately displayed on our site due to system errors. While we make every attempt to avoid these errors, they may occur. We reserve the right to correct any and all errors when they do occur, and we do not honor inaccurate or erroneous prices. Our prices are also subject to change without notice. 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.

A post on any social media page does not necessarily represent a direct quote from anyone at Grace Cathedral, and a "like" does not represent an endorsement.

Grace Cathedral does not endorse the opinions of any person or entity that comments on any page. Any comment written or content that is uploaded by anyone other than Grace Cathedral is the sole responsibility of the submitter. Grace Cathedral reserves the right to remove content at Grace Cathedral discretion.

Applicable Law

By visiting the Site, you agree that the laws of the State of Ohio, without regard to principles of conflict of laws, will govern these Terms and Conditions and any dispute of any sort that might arise between you and Grace Cathedral.


Any dispute relating in any way to your visit to the Site or to products you purchase through the Site shall be submitted to confidential arbitration in Summit County, Ohio, except that, to the extent you have in any manner violated or threatened to violate Grace Cathedral’ intellectual property rights, Grace Cathedral may seek injunctive or other appropriate relief in any state or federal court in the State of Ohio, 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 arbitrator’s 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

We reserve the right to make changes to the Site, policies, and these Terms and Conditions 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.