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Licenses and Restrictions
This site is owned and operated by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, a Utah corporation sole with its principal offices in Salt Lake City, Utah, U.S.A. (“we”, “us”, or a similar term). All material found at this site (including all content, visuals, audio, text, icons, displays, databases, media, products, processes, and information) is owned or licensed by us. Unless otherwise indicated, you may:
- post material from the Gospel Media portion of this site to another website or on a computer network for your own personal, noncommercial use; and
- view, download, and print materials from this site for your own personal, noncommercial use (including such use in connection with your calling in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (“Church”)). In this regard, materials (besides those available in the Gospel Media) may not be posted from this site to another website or computer network without our prior written permission.
In addition, materials from this site may be reproduced by media personnel for use in traditional public news forums unless otherwise indicated. Any other use of information or materials found at this site, including any use by organizations or legal entities, is not permitted without our prior written permission. (See “Permission to Use Copyrights and Trademarks” below.) In any case, you may not use this site or information found at this site (including the names or addresses of those who have submitted information to this site) to sell or promote products or services, to solicit clients, or for any other commercial purpose. Moreover, you may not delete or alter any copyright, trademark, or other proprietary rights notices on permitted copies of materials from this site.
Notwithstanding the foregoing, we reserve sole discretion and right to deny, revoke, and limit use of this site, including the reproduction and any other use of any material available through any portion of this site. It is not our responsibility, however, to determine what “fair use” means for users wishing to use materials from this site. That remains wholly a responsibility of individual users of this site. Furthermore, we are not required to give additional source citations, or to guarantee that the materials of this site are cleared for any alternate use. Such responsibility also ultimately remains with individual users of this site. However, we maintain the right to prevent infringement of our materials and to interpret “fair use” as we understand the law.
You acknowledge and agree that no right, title, or interest in and to this site, any linked website, or any materials on this site or on any linked website is transferred to you, and all rights not expressly granted are reserved by us.
Permission to Use Copyrights and Trademarks
To request permission for use of Church copyrighted material or trademarks, please follow this link:
Note: The approximate time frame for receiving a reply is 45 days. Requests involving considerable quantities of material may take longer.
Other types of requests may be submitted to one of these websites:
- FamilySearch: Questions or requests relating to FamilySearch can be managed through the Contact Us page or the FamilySearch Help Center.
- Church History Library: Questions relating to materials available from the Church History Library should go through the Church History Library Catalog.
- Church Account: Questions relating to your Church Account and password can be answered at Church Account.
Code of Conduct
You agree that you will not individually, or as part of any collective effort, submit or post information to this site that could be deemed harmful or offensive to other users, nor will you impersonate another user in order to hide your identity or to implicate another in such actions. You further agree not to: (i) use any robot, spider, or other automatic device, process, or means to access this site for any purpose, including, without limitation, for monitoring or copying any of the material on this site; (ii) use any manual process to monitor or copy any material on this site, or for any other purpose not expressly authorized in this Agreement, without our prior written consent; (iii) attempt to gain unauthorized access to, interfere with, damage, or disrupt any parts of this site, the server on which this site is stored, or any server, computer, or database connected to this site or any linked website; (iv) attack this site via a denial-of-service attack or a distributed denial-of-service attack; (v) introduce any virus, trojan horse, work, logic bomb, or other material that is malicious or technologically harmful; or (vi) do anything that might disrupt the flow of data to or from this site, impact the service or performance of this site, or otherwise circumvent any of the controls or usage rules that we have implemented. You understand that the result of harmful or offensive actions (and of any breach of this Agreement) immediately terminates your right to use this site and its materials, and may include legal action against you. Upon termination of your right to use this site, you must (at our option) return or destroy any copies of materials from this site that you have made.
For your convenience, this site may contain links to websites operated by others. Such third-party websites are not maintained or controlled by us, and we are not responsible for their content. Although we have made a good-faith effort to link only to tasteful and appropriate websites, some may contain inappropriate or objectionable material. If you find such material while using a website that you accessed through a link on this site, please notify us immediately.
We do not control, endorse, or adopt any third-party content and we have no responsibility for the same, including, without limitation, material that may be misleading, incomplete, erroneous, offensive, indecent, or otherwise objectionable. You must evaluate and bear all risks associated with third-party content.
We believe that those who make information available on the Internet expect that it will be publicly and widely available. Therefore, we believe that linking to other websites is legally permissible and consistent with the expectations of those who use the Internet. However, if access to a particular website should be restricted, the operator of such website should promptly notify us.
Jurisdiction and Applicable Law
This Agreement is governed by the laws of the State of Utah, U.S.A., as applied to agreements entered into and to be performed entirely within the state, without giving effect to any conflict-of-law principles. Any action you bring to enforce this Agreement, or any matters related to this site, must be brought in either the state or federal courts located in Salt Lake County, Utah, which will have exclusive jurisdiction over any such action. You hereby consent and submit to the personal jurisdiction of such courts for the purposes of litigating any such action. If any provision of this Agreement is unlawful, void, or unenforceable in whole or in part, the remaining provisions will not be affected.
Limitations of Liability
TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, WE ARE NOT LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, SPECIAL, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, OR ANY OTHER DAMAGES OF ANY KIND, RESULTING FROM OR ARISING OUT OF YOUR USE OF, OR YOUR INABILITY TO USE, THIS SITE OR THE MATERIALS OF THIS SITE OR ANY LINKED WEBSITE, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, LOST WAGES, PROPERTY DAMAGE, LOST PROFITS, BUSINESS INTERRUPTION, AND LOSS OF PROGRAMS OR OTHER DATA ON YOUR INFORMATION HANDLING SYSTEM. TO THE FULLEST EXTENT ALLOWED BY LAW, IN NO EVENT WILL OUR TOTAL LIABILITY TO YOU FOR ALL DAMAGES, LOSSES, AND CAUSES OF ACTION EXCEED THE AMOUNT PAID BY YOU, IF ANY, FOR ACCESSING THIS SITE. THE FOREGOING DOES NOT AFFECT ANY LIABILITY THAT CANNOT BE EXCLUDED OR LIMITED UNDER APPLICABLE LAW.
THIS SITE AND THE MATERIALS AT THIS SITE AND ANY LINKED WEBSITE ARE PROVIDED “AS IS” AND WITHOUT WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED. TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMISSIBLE PURSUANT TO APPLICABLE LAW, WE DISCLAIM ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, WARRANTIES OF TITLE AND IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. WE DO NOT WARRANT THAT THE FUNCTIONS OF THIS SITE OR ANY LINKED WEBSITE WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR FREE, THAT DEFECTS WILL BE CORRECTED, OR THAT THIS SITE, ANY LINKED WEBSITE, OR THE SERVERS THAT MAKE THEM AVAILABLE ARE FREE FROM VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS. THE FOREGOING DOES NOT AFFECT ANY WARRANTIES THAT CANNOT BE EXCLUDED OR LIMITED UNDER APPLICABLE LAW.
The following is a non-exhaustive list of Church trademarks and service marks:
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
Church Symbol (Christus under an arch)
Book of Mormon
These marks are identifiers that belong to us or Intellectual Reserve, Inc., and may be registered in the United States and other countries or jurisdictions. For additional information regarding Church trademarks and service marks and their proper use, please see Guidelines for Use of Church Trademarks.
For further assistance or information regarding Church trademarks and copyrighted materials, you may contact the Church's Intellectual Property Office at:
Phone: 801-240-3959 or 1-800-453-3860, ext. 2-3959