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UUA.org Terms of Service Agreement

When using the website of the Unitarian Universalist Association (UUA), you agree to the terms and conditions listed on this page (the "Terms of Service Agreement"), which may be updated by us from time to time.

UUA.org may provide, and third parties may provide, links to other websites or resources. Because the UUA has no control over such sites and resources, you acknowledge and agree that UUA is not responsible for the availability of such external sites or resources. You also acknowledge and agree that the UUA does not endorse and is not responsible or liable for any content, advertising, products, or other materials on or available from such websites or resources.

You further acknowledge and agree that the UUA shall not be responsible or liable, directly or indirectly, for any damage or loss caused or alleged to be caused by or in connection with use of or reliance on any content, goods or services available on or through any non-UUA website or resource.

You agree not to: (1) modify UUA.org, (2) publish, display, disclose, rent, lease, modify, loan, distribute, or create derivative works based on UUA.org or its documentation or any part thereof without the express written permission of the UUA, (3) remove, obliterate, or cancel from view any copyright, trademark, confidentiality or other proprietary notice, mark or legend appearing on UUA.org, (4) reverse engineer, decompile, translate, adapt or dissemble UUA.org, nor shall you attempt to create the source code from the object code for UUA.org without the express written permission of UUA, or (5) assign the license for the Service.

Copyright Policy

All materials posted on this site, unless otherwise identified, are owned by the Unitarian Universalist Association and subject to copyright.

The names, trademarks, service marks, and logos of the UUA appearing on this site may not be used in any advertising or publicity without our prior express written permission. Email requests to webeditorial [at] uua [dot] org.

If you wish to reproduce any material, such as hymns or excerpts from pamphlets or books, published by the UUA or Skinner House Books, please see our guidelines to expedite the permissions process.

Content Disclaimer

The Unitarian Universalist Association attempts to maintain the highest accuracy of content on its website. Any errors or omissions should be reported to web [at] uua [dot] org.

Web addresses at our site may change periodically because information has been moved, deleted, or reorganized. When this occurs, the old addresses are no longer accurate. When you use an old address, you will get a Page Not Found (404) screen. It will provide you with several ways of finding out about the missing page, such as contacting the UUA's Public Information Office or web staff. It will also direct you to two information locator options: the site Search Engine and the Site Map.

Communication Forums

Participation in UUA.org's electronic mailing lists or web-based discussions forums is a privilege and not a right. Mailing list content is not approved by the UUA nor does it necessarily reflect the views, policies, or practices of the UUA. Posted material not related to the purposes of a particular mailing list may be removed at the sole discretion of the list administrators. The UUA reserves the right to suspend participants from mailing lists who violate established standards and rules.

Submitting Material to UUA.org

By submitting material to the UUA, you affirm that:

  • you own the copyright to this material or have written permission from the copyright holder that grants the UUA the right to use and distribute it. 
  • you have written permission from the composers and performers of any music (or other performance) to include it in this material, and to grant the right to play the music on UUA.org to the UUA.
  • you have written permission from people who appear in the material for their image/sound to be used on UUA.org.
  • the material does not break any state or federal laws, or defame anyone.

See Filming Others May Require Permission for advice. Our Video Talent Release Form (PDF) (Word) may also be helpful. 

Links to Other Websites

This website contains hyperlinks to websites operated by parties other than UUA. These external hyperlinks are provided for your reference only. The UUA does not control such websites and is not responsible for their contents. The inclusion of hyperlinks to other websites does not imply any endorsement of the material on these websites or any association with their operators. Please let us know about existing external links which you believe are inappropriate and about specific additional external links which you believe ought to be included.

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