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Influence Terms of Use

The Influence magazine website (the “Site”) is owned and operated by The General Council of the Assemblies of God d/b/a Influence magazine (“Influence” or “we” or “us”). For purposes of these Terms of Use (“Terms of Use”), you may be referred to as “you” or “User”. By using the Site, you agree to these Terms of Use; if you do not agree, please do not access or use the Site.

Description of Service

In order to access the Site , you are personally responsible for obtaining, providing and maintaining: (1) access to the Internet, including without limitation payment of telephone, cable, or other connection and service fees associated with Internet access; and (2) all equipment required to access and use the Site and the Internet. You acknowledge and agree that the Site may periodically be unavailable due to maintenance or technological issues. We are not responsible or liable for the ability or inability of any user to access the Site.

License Terms

Subject to your compliance with these Terms of Use, we grant you a personal, non-exclusive, non-transferable, revocable, limited license to access and use the public areas of the Site, and for subscribers only, certain non-public areas of the Site. This license does not allow use of any “deep-link”, “page-scrape”, “robot”, “spider” or other automatic device, program, algorithm, or methodology, or any similar or equivalent manual process, to access, acquire, copy, or monitor any portion of the Site or any Content (defined below), or in any way reproduce or circumvent the navigational structure or presentation of the Site or any Content, to obtain or attempt to obtain any materials, documents, or information through any means not purposely made available through the Site. We reserve the right to bar any such activity. All rights not expressly granted to you in these Terms of Use or our Privacy Policy, which is incorporated herein, are reserved and retained by us or our licensors or other content providers. Except as expressly provided in these Terms of Use, no Content or any part of the Site may be reproduced, transmitted, republished, uploaded, posted, publicly displayed, encoded, translated, distributed in any way, or otherwise exploited without our express written consent. The license granted will automatically terminate if you do not comply with these Terms of Use or any other terms of service.


All text, graphics, images, video, audio, charts, widgets, user interfaces, visual interfaces, trademarks, logos, software code, and other copyrighted or otherwise proprietary content (collectively, “Content”), including but not limited to the design, structure, selection, coordination, expression, “look and feel” and arrangement of such Content, contained on the Site is owned, controlled or licensed by or to Influence, and is protected by trade dress, copyright, patent and trademark laws, and various other intellectual property rights and unfair competition laws.

You may use information describing  products and services purposely made available by Influence for downloading from the Site, provided that you: (1) not remove any proprietary notice language in all copies of such documents; (2) use such information only for your personal, non-commercial informational purpose and do not copy or post such information on any networked computer or broadcast it in any media; (3) make no modifications to any such information; and (4) not make any additional representations or warranties relating to such documents.

User Content

You retain sole copyright ownership of all text, graphics, images, and other content you post to the Site (“User Content”) in comment forums or any other venue. You hereby grant to Influence a license to display, reproduce, edit, and distribute User Content in any and all media for any purpose, including without limitation marketing and other commercial purposes.


Please review the Privacy Policy as it is incorporated into these Terms of Use and also governs your use of the Site and transactions you may enter into with Influence through the Site. Additionally, by using the Site, you acknowledge and agree that Internet transmissions are never completely private or secure. You understand that any message or information you send to the Site may be read or intercepted by others, even if there is a special notice that a particular transmission (for example, credit card information) is encrypted. We utilize a third party to process credit card transactions and store credit card data. We attempt to contract with third parties who are reputable and reliable; however, we are unable to guarantee such third parties’ data protection practices.  


If you create or use an account with the Site, you are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your account and password and for restricting access to your computer, and you agree to accept responsibility for all activities that occur under your account or password. 

Your subscription to Influence magazine may involve the creation of an account. You must be at least 18 years of age to subscribe and establish a personal account.  A personal account may permit you to post User Content on the Site. Your subscription will be renewed automatically and your credit card on file will be charged on an annual basis unless you inform us that you would like to terminate your subscription. Refunds will not be issued for prior subscription payments but no further amounts will be charged unless you renew your subscription. Termination of your subscription may result in the loss of access to certain areas of the Site and the permanent deletion of any User Content you may have posted to the Site (however, Influence reserves the right to maintain your User Content on the Site indefinitely at its discretion) and account settings and information.


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