Website Terms And Conditions Of Use

Welcome to ISOM Online. Please read this Terms and Conditions of Use Agreement (the “Terms of Use”) carefully, as it establishes legally binding terms and conditions that apply to your use of ISOM Online Services. 

In these Terms of Use, “ISOM Online Services,” means the services provided and made available by ISOM Online, ISOM, International School of Ministry, GSMI, Good Shepherd Ministries International, and/or MinistryDegree third party platforms and their affiliates (collectively, “ISOM”, “we”, “our” or “us”) in connection with your browsing and viewing of ISOM multimedia (such as videos, PDFs, and exams) (“Content”) through www.isomonline.org (the “Site”), or other interfaces and platforms. The ISOM Online Services also include any other technologies, features, and content we may provide or use on the ISOM Online user interfaces. 

1. Scope and Acceptance

The Terms of Use include:

  • The terms and conditions in this document;
  • The ISOM Online Privacy Policy located at https://isomonline.org/privacy-policy; and
  • Additional terms and conditions that we may provide in association with certain ISOM Online Services (“Additional Terms), such as terms that are specific to particular ISOM Online Services and/or rules for participation in certain ISOM Online activities (“Rules”), including contests and sweepstakes (“Promotions”).

The Terms of Use apply to anyone who uses the ISOM Online Services (“User,” “you” or “your”), including, but not limited to, people who register for the ISOM Online Services, people who subscribe to the ISOM Online Services, and people who simply browse the ISOM Online Services. If you use, visit, register for, or subscribe to the ISOM Online Services, you understand, acknowledge, and agree that you are bound by the terms and conditions of these Terms of Use.

If you do not agree to these Terms of Use, do not use the ISOM Online Services.


2. Changes to These Terms of Use

We may modify these Terms of Use, including the Privacy Policy, Cookie Policy, and Additional Terms and conditions from time to time. If you have a current subscription for ISOM Online Services or are a registered user, modifications will take effect for you, unless stated otherwise, 30 days after posting. For all other Users, the revised Terms of Use shall be effective immediately upon posting.

We will post or display on the ISOM Online Services site, and we will email you or otherwise notify you about material changes to these Terms of Use; the form of notice we may use is, to the extent allowed by applicable law, at our discretion. We recommend that you check back frequently and review these Terms of Use regularly so that you are aware of the most up-to-date Terms of Use. Your continued use will be taken as acceptance of these updated Terms of Use.


3. Termination of Use of ISOM Online Services

You may terminate your subscription or registration for ISOM Online at any time, for any reason by visiting the Site and clicking on the “My Account” page (or similar), going to “Membership Settings” and following the instructions for cancellation on the applicable app store where you purchased the ISOM Online. However, WE DO NOT PROVIDE REFUNDS OR CREDITS FOR ANY PARTIAL-BILLING PERIOD OR PARTIAL SUBSCRIPTION PERIODS OR FOR UNTAKEN EXAMS OR UNWATCHED CONTENT ACCESSIBLE THROUGH THE ISOM ONLINE SERVICES, unless required by law. Please note if you signed up via our website, you must cancel through a web browser on your computer or tablet. The option to cancel will not be available on the App on your mobile devices. If you experience any issues canceling, please email us at online@isom.org with the email address you signed up with. If you have subscribed to ISOM Online Subscription Services, you will continue to have access to your ISOM Online Subscription Services until the end of your current subscription period.

We may terminate or restrict your use of or registration to the ISOM Online Services at any time, without compensation or notice, at our sole discretion, if you are in violation of these Terms of Use or are engaged in any illegal or unauthorized use of the ISOM Online Services.

Except as otherwise expressly provided in these Terms of Use, you acknowledge and agree that we shall have no other liability to you in respect of such termination. Even after your subscription or registration is terminated, to the extent necessary for us to enforce our legal rights, your obligations under these Terms of Use shall remain in effect.

At any time, in our sole discretion, we may choose to provide refunds, discounts, or other consideration (“credits”) to some or all of our Users. If we choose to provide credits at a particular time, it will not obligate us to provide credits to you or others at any point in the future unless required by law.

1. Terms

By accessing this website, you are agreeing to be bound by these website Terms and Conditions of Use, all applicable laws, and regulations, and agree that you are responsible for compliance with any applicable local laws. If you do not agree with any of these terms, you are prohibited from using or accessing this site. The materials contained in this website are protected by applicable copyright and trademark law.

2. Use License

  1. Permission is granted to the materials (information or software) on ISOM Online’s website for personal, non-commercial transitory viewing only. This is the grant of a license, not a transfer of title, and under this license, you may not:
    1. modify or copy the materials;
    2. use the materials for any commercial purpose, or for any public display (commercial or non-commercial);
    3. attempt to decompile or reverse engineer any proprietary software contained on ISOM Online’s website;
    4. remove any copyright or other proprietary notations from the materials; or
    5. transfer the materials to another person or “mirror” the materials on any other server.
  2. This license shall automatically terminate if you violate any of these restrictions and may be terminated by ISOM Online at any time. Upon terminating your viewing of these materials or upon the termination of this license, you must destroy any downloaded materials in your possession, whether in electronic or printed format.

3. Disclaimer

The materials on ISOM Online’s website are provided “as is.” ISOM Online makes no warranties, expressed or implied, and hereby disclaims and negates all other warranties, including without limitation, implied warranties or conditions of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, or non-infringement of intellectual property or other violation of rights. Further, ISOM Online does not warrant or make any representations concerning the accuracy, likely results, or reliability of the use of the materials on its Internet website or otherwise relating to such materials or on any sites linked to this site.

4. Limitations

In no event shall ISOM Online or its suppliers be liable for any damages (including, without limitation, damages for loss of data or profit, or due to business interruption,) arising out of the use or inability to use the materials on ISOM Online’s Internet site, even if ISOM, MinistryDegree, ISOM Online or an ISOM authorized representative has been notified orally or in writing of the possibility of such damage. Because some jurisdictions do not allow limitations on implied warranties, or limitations of liability for consequential or incidental damages, these limitations may not apply to you.

5. Revisions And Errata

The materials appearing on ISOM Online’s website could include technical, typographical, or photographic errors. ISOM Online does not warrant that any of the materials on its website are accurate, complete, or current. ISOM Online may make changes to the materials contained on its website at any time without notice. ISOM Online does not, however, make any commitment to update the materials.

6. Links

ISOM Online has not reviewed all of the sites linked to its Internet website and is not responsible for the contents of any such linked site. The inclusion of any link does not imply endorsement by ISOM Online of the site. Use of any such linked website is at the user’s own risk.

7. Site Terms Of Use Modifications

ISOM Online may revise these terms of use for its website at any time without notice. By using this website, you are agreeing to be bound by the then current version of these Terms and Conditions of Use.

8. Governing Law

Any claim relating to ISOM Online’s website shall be governed by the laws of the State of California without regard to its conflict of law provisions.