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Terms of Use

Welcome! Evangelhouse™Christian Academy and its affiliates including Live Oak Behavioral Health Group, LLC; Live Oak Landing Media, LLC; and its licensee Teen Challenge of Acadiana d/b/a Evangelhouse™ Christian Academy (“ECA”, “us” or “we”) welcome you to the Evangelhouse™ online family of websites. We provide a Christian therapeutic boarding school for troubled teens and other features, products and services through these websites (which, along with the websites, are collectively referred to as the “Service”).  By using or accessing any part of the Service, you are agreeing to these Terms of Service and all other policies or notices posted by us on our websites (collectively, the “Terms”).

If you don’t agree to the Terms, don’t use the Service. We can change the Terms at any time without any notice to you, and by continuing to use the Service, you agree to be bound by all such modifications or revisions. It is your responsibility to review these Terms from time to time for any changes as they create binding legal agreement between you and ECA. You may not accept these Terms or use the Service if you are not of legal age to form a binding contract with ECA.

Use of Service

All HTML, content, messages, text, files, images, photos, graphics, photo slideshows, tags, interactive features, video, sounds, software, profiles, works of authorship, or any other materials (collectively, “Content”) that are made available on the Service are the property of ECA or its content suppliers. Except as set forth below or as specifically authorized in other sections of the Service, ECA strictly prohibits redistributing or copying of any part of the Service or Content on the Service without written permission from ECA. ECA authorizes you to display on your computer, download and print pages from the Service provided: (a) the copyright notice appears on all such printouts, (b) the information will not be altered, (c) the content is only used for personal, educational and non-commercial use, and (d) you do not redistribute or copy the information to any other media. You may not frame or utilize framing techniques to enclose any aspect of the Service (including images, text, page layout, or form) without express written consent.

ECA respects the intellectual property of others. If you believe that your work has been copied in a way that constitutes copyright infringement, please follow our Procedure for Making Copyright Infringement Claims found below.

Trademarks

The Evangel House® logo, Evangelhouse™ and the Lifeleaf™ approach including other graphics, photographs, logos, icons, service names, product names and designations associated with Evangelhouse™and appearing in connection with the Service (collectively, the “Marks”) are trademarks, service marks, registered trademarks or trade dress of Evangelhouse™ in the U.S. and/or other countries. The Marks may not be used in connection with any product or service that is not Evangelhouse™ in any manner that is likely to cause confusion among customers, or in any manner that disparages or discredits Evangelhouse™ or its affiliates. You may not use any meta tags, HTML, or any other “hidden text” with any of the Marks without the express written consent of ECA. If you have any questions about the use of these Marks please contact us at mark@evangelhouse.com. All other trademarks not owned by ECA that appear in connection with the Service are the property of their respective owners, who may or may not be affiliated with, connected to, or sponsored by ECA.

 

Indemnification

You agree to defend, indemnify and hold ECA and its subsidiaries, affiliates, officers, directors, shareholders, predecessors, successors in interest, employees, agents and licensors harmless from and against any and all claims, losses, liabilities and expenses (including attorneys’ fees) related to or arising out of your use of the Service (including any submission of Content by you).

 

Disclaimer

THE SERVICE AND ALL CONTENT, SOFTWARE OR OTHER MATERIAL (COLLECTIVELY “MATERIAL”) OR SERVICES AVAILABLE AT THE SERVICE, ARE PROVIDED ON AN “AS IS” AND “AS AVAILABLE” BASIS. ANY MATERIAL DOWNLOADED,USED OR OBTAINED THROUGH THE USE OF THE SERVICE IS DONE AT YOUR OWN RISK AND YOU WILL BE SOLELY REPONSIBLE FOR ALL DAMAGE, INCLUDING DAMAGE TO YOUR COMPUTER SYSTEM OR LOSS OF DATA THAT RESULTS FROM YOUR USE OF THE SERVICE OR DOWNLOAD OF ANY MATERIAL.

EXCEPT AS MAY BE EXPRESSLY WARRANTED IN A LICENSE AGREEMENT OR OTHER AGREEMENT, EHCA MAKES NO REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND WITH REGARDS TO THE MATERIAL OR SERVICES AVAILABLE AT THE SERVICE. TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMISSIBLE BY APPLICABLE LAW, EHCA DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, TITLE AND/OR NONINFRINGMENT. YOU ASSUME THE ENTIRE RISK OF YOUR USE OF THE SERVICE. WITHOUT LIMITING THE FOREGOING, EHCA MAKES NO WARRANTY THAT (i) THE MATERIAL OR SERVICES OFFERED ON THE SERVICE WILL MEET YOUR REQUIREMENTS OR EXPECTATIONS, (ii) THE MATERIAL OR SERVICES OFFERED ON THE SERVICE WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED, TIMELY, SECURE, COMPLETE OR ERROR-FREE, (iii) THE RESULTS THAT MAY BE OBTAINED FROM THE USE OF THE MATERIAL OR SERVICES WILL BE ACCURATE OR RELIABLE, OR (iv) THE MATERIAL OR SERVICES INCLUDED ON OR OTHERWISE MADE AVAILABLE TO YOU THROUGH THE SERVICE ARE FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS.

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. SUCH LIMITATIONS DO NOT NULLIFY THE ENTIRETY OF THIS AGREEMENT.

NO ADVICE OR INFORMATION OBTAINED BY YOU FROM EHCA OR THROUGH THE SERVICE SHALL CREATE ANY WARRANTY NOT EXPRESSLY MADE HEREIN.

I UNDERSTAND THAT BY PRODUCING AND POSTING THIS WEBSITE, EHCA IS NOT ENGAGED IN RENDERING MEDICAL, PSYCHOLOGICAL OR OTHER THERAPUTIC OR PROFESSIONAL ADVICE.  PURCHASE OR RECEIPT OF DOWNLOADS AND ANY OTHER RELATED SERVICES OR CONTENT DOES NOT CREATE ANY RELATIONSHIP OF TRUST OR CONFIDENCE BETWEEN EHCA AND ME.  IF MEDICAL ADVICE OR OTHER EXPERT ASSISTANCE IS REQUIRED, I SHOULD SEEK THE SERVICES OF A COMPETENT PROFESSIONAL AT THE EARLIEST POSSIBLE INTERVAL BY CALLING ‘911’ OR PROCEED IMMEDIATELY TO THE NEAREST EMERGENCY ROOM.

 

Limitation of Liability

TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, EHCA SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES OF ANY KIND ARISING FROM OR RELATING TO YOUR USE OF THE SERVICE, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO LOSS OF BUSINESS, LOSS OF USE OR OF DATA, INTERRUPTION OF BUSINESS, LOST PROFITS OR GOODWILL, OR OTHER DIRECT, INDIRECT, SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL, EXEMPLARY OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES OF ANY KIND, EVEN IF IT HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH LOSS AND WHETHER OR NOT IT HAD ANY KNOWLEDGE, ACTUAL OR CONSTRUCTIVE, THAT SUCH DAMAGES MIGHT BE INCURRED. THIS EXCLUSION INCLUDES ANY LIABILITY THAT MAY ARISE OUT OF THIRD-PARTY CLAIMS AGAINST YOU. YOUR SOLE AND EXCLUSIVE REMEDY FOR ANY DISPUTE IN CONNECTION WITH THE SERVICE IS TO CEASE YOUR USE OF THE SERVICE. TO THE EXTENT ANY JURISDICTION DOES NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OR LIMITATION OF DIRECT, INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, PORTIONS OF THE ABOVE LIMITATIONS OR EXCLUSIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.

 

Arbitration; Governing Law

Unless expressly stated to the contrary elsewhere within the Service, all legal issues arising from or related to the use of the Service shall be construed in accordance with, and all questions with respect thereto shall be determined by, the laws of the State of Louisiana applicable to contracts entered into and wholly to be performed within Louisiana. Any controversy or claim arising out of or relating to these Terms or your use of the Service shall be settled by confidential binding arbitration in accordance with the Rules of Procedure for Christian Conciliation of the Institute for Christian Conciliation, a division of Peacemaker Ministries.  As an exception, to the extent you have in any manner violated or threatened to violate ECA’s intellectual property rights, ECA may seek injunctive or other appropriate relief in any state or federal court in the state of Louisiana, and you consent to exclusive jurisdiction and venue in such courts. Any arbitration under these Terms shall be arbitrated on an individual basis, and to the fullest extent permitted by applicable law shall not be consolidated in any arbitration with any claim or controversy of any other party, whether through class arbitration proceedings or otherwise. The arbitration shall be conducted in Lafayette, Louisiana and judgment on the arbitration award may be entered into in any court of competent jurisdiction. By using the Service and thereby agreeing to these Terms, you consent to personal jurisdiction and venue in the state and federal courts in Louisiana with respect to all such disputes.

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