Terms of Use



The Pauline Books & Media, Daughters of St. Paul, The Catholic Books (“Pauline Books & Media”) Web Site is comprised of various Web pages operated by Pauline Books & Media.

By accessing, downloading, or using services from Pauline Books & Media, Daughters you agreed to be bound by these terms. Your use of such services, regardless of registration, constitutes your agreement to such terms, conditions, and notices.



Pauline Books & Media reserves the right, at our sole discretion, to change, modify or otherwise alter the terms, conditions, and notices under which the Pauline Books & Media’s website is offered, including but not limited to the charges associated with the use of Pauline Books & Media at any time. You must review these terms on a regular basis to keep yourself informed of such changes.



Pauline Books & Media may contain links to other Web Sites (“Linked Sites”). The Linked Sites are not under the control of Pauline Books & Media. Pauline Books & Media is not responsible for the contents of any Linked Site, including without limitation any link contained in a Linked Site, or any changes or updates to a Linked Site. Pauline Books & Media is not responsible for webcasting or any other form of transmission received from any Linked Site. Daughters of St. Paul is providing these links to you only as a convenience, and the inclusion of any link does not imply endorsement by Pauline Books & Media of the site or any association with its operators.



As a condition of your use of the Pauline Books & Media Website, you agree that you will not use the Pauline Books & Media Web Site for any purpose that is unlawful or prohibited by these terms, conditions, and notices. You may not use the Pauline Books & Media in any manner which could damage, disable, overburden, or impact the Pauline Books & Media’s Web Site or interfere with any other party’s use and enjoyment of Pauline Books & Media’s Web Site. You may not obtain or attempt to obtain any materials or information through any means not intentionally made available or provided through the Pauline Books & Media Web Sites.



Pauline Books & Media may contain bulletin board services, chat area, news groups, forums, communities, personal web pages, calendars, and/or other message or communication facilities designed to enable you to communicate with the public at large or with a group (collectively, "Communication Services"), you agree to use the Communication Services only to post, send and receive messages and material that are proper and related to the particular Communication Service. By way of example, and not as a limitation, you agree that when using a Communication Service, you will not:

  • Defame, abuse, harass, stalk, threaten or otherwise violate the legal rights (such as rights of privacy and publicity) of others.
  • Publish, post, upload, distribute or disseminate any inappropriate, profane, defamatory, infringing, obscene, indecent or unlawful topic, name, material or information.
  • Upload files that contain software or other material protected by intellectual property laws (or by rights of privacy of publicity) unless you own or control the rights thereto or have received all necessary consents.
  • Upload files that contain viruses, corrupted files, or any other similar software or programs that may damage the operation of another's computer.
  • Advertise or offer to sell or buy any goods or services for any business purpose, unless such Communication Service specifically allows such messages.
  • Conduct or forward surveys, contests, pyramid schemes or chain letters.
  • Download any file posted by another user of a Communication Service that you know, or reasonably should know, cannot be legally distributed in such manner.
  • Falsify or delete any author attributions, legal or other proper notices or proprietary designations or labels of the origin or source of software or other material contained in a file that is uploaded.
  • Restrict or inhibit any other user from using and enjoying the Communication Services.
  • Violate any code of conduct or other guidelines which may be applicable for any particular Communication Service.
  • Harvest or otherwise collect information about others, including e-mail addresses, without their consent.
  • Violate any applicable laws or regulations.
  • Pauline Books & Media reserves the right to review materials posted to a Communication Service and to remove any materials in its sole discretion.

Pauline Books & Media reserves the right at all times to disclose any information as necessary to satisfy any applicable law, regulation, legal process or governmental request, or to edit, refuse to post or to remove any information or materials, in whole or in part, in Pauline Books & Media’s sole discretion.

Always use caution when giving out any personally identifying information about yourself or your children in any Communication Service. Pauline Books & Media does not control or endorse the content, messages or information found in any Communication Service and, therefore, Pauline Books and Media specifically disclaims any liability regarding the Communication Services and any actions resulting from your participation in any Communication Service. Managers and hosts are not authorized by Pauline Books and spokespersons, and their views do not necessarily reflect those of Pauline Books & Media.

Materials uploaded to a Communication Service may be subject to posted limitations on usage, reproduction and/or dissemination. You are responsible for adhering to such limitations if you download the materials.

We do not claim ownership of the materials (including feedback and suggestions) you provide to Pauline Books & Media or post, upload, input or submit to any Pauline Books & Media Web Site or its associated services (collectively "Submissions"). By posting, uploading, inputting, providing or submitting your Submission, however, you are granting Pauline Books & Media, its affiliated companies and necessary sub-licensees permission to use your Submission in connection with the operation of their Internet businesses including, without limitation, the rights to: copy, distribute, transmit, publicly display, publicly perform, reproduce, edit, translate and reformat your Submission; and to publish your name in connection with your Submission.

No compensation will be paid with respect to the use of your Submission, as provided herein. Pauline Books & Media is under no obligation to post or use any Submission you may provide and may remove any Submission at any time in Pauline Books & Media’s sole discretion.

By posting, uploading, inputting, providing or submitting your Submission you agree and represent that you own or otherwise control all of the rights to your Submission as described in this section including, without limitation, all the rights necessary for you to provide, post, upload, input or submit the Submissions.



Pauline Books & Media has made every attempt to ensure the accuracy and reliability of the information provided on this website. The information, however, is provided “as is” without any warranty of any kind. Pauline Books & Media does not accept any responsibility or liability for the accuracy, content, completeness, legality, or reliability of the information contained on this Website.

No warranties, promises, and/or representations of any kind, expressed of implied, are given as to the nature, standard, accuracy, or otherwise of the information provided in this website nor to the suitability or otherwise of the information to your circumstances. The information, software, products and services included in or available through the Pauline Books & Media Website may include inaccuracies or typographical errors. Changes are periodically added to the information herein. Pauline Books & Media and its affiliates may make improvements and/or changes in its Web Site at any time.

Advice received via the Pauline Books & Media Web Site should not be relied on for personal, medical, legal, or financial decisions and you should consult an appropriate professional for specific advice tailored to your circumstances.

Pauline Books & Media shall not be liable for any loss or damage or whatever nature (direct, indirect, consequential, or other) whether arising in contract, tort, or otherwise, which may arise as a result of your use of (or inability to use) Pauline Book & Medias’ Web Site, or from your use (or failure to use) the information on this Web Site. Pauline Books & Media and its affiliates shall not be liable for any direct, indirect, punitive, incidental, special, consequential damages, or any damages whatsoever including, without limitation, damages for loss of use, data or profits, arising out of or in any way connected with the use or performance of Pauline Books & Media’s website.

Pauline Books & Media’s provides links to other Web Sites owned by third-parties. The content of such third-party Sites is not within our control, and we cannot and will not take responsibility for the information or content thereon. Links to such third-party Sites are not to be taken as an endorsement by Pauline Books & Media of the third-party Site, or any products promoted, offered, or sold on the third-party Site, nor that such sites are free from computer viruses or anything else that has destructive properties. We cannot and do not take responsibility for the collection or use of personal data from any third-party Site. Additionally, Pauline Books & Media does not accept responsibility for the accuracy of third-party advertisements.

Use of Pauline Book & Media’s Web Site does not create a joint venture, partnership, employment, or agency relationship between you and Pauline Books & Media.

Any dispute concerning these terms and your use of Pauline Book & Media’s Web Site shall be decided by the courts (state or federal, as applicable) of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts if possible and Author waives any objection as to venue. This Agreement shall be interpreted according to the laws of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.



Pauline Books & Media reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to terminate your access to the Pauline Books & Media Website and related series or any portion thereof at any time, without notice.

Use of the Pauline Books & Media Web Site is unauthorized in any jurisdiction that does not give effect to all provisions of these terms and conditions, including without limitation, this paragraph.



User acknowledges that the Pauline Books & Media Site contains certain content (such as text, graphics, photographs, video, audio, code, and other data or information relating to any subject) ("Content"), that is protected by copyrights, trademarks, trade secrets, or other proprietary rights, and that these rights are valid and protected in all forms, media and technologies existing now or hereinafter developed. All Content is or may be copyrighted as a collective work under the U.S. copyright laws, and Pauline Books & Media owns a copyright in the selection, coordination, arrangement, and enhancement of such Content on the Pauline Books & Media Site. User may not modify, remove, delete, augment, add to, publish, transmit, participate in the transfer or sale of, create derivative works from, or in any way exploit any such Content, in whole or in part. If no specific restrictions are displayed, Users may make copies of select portions of the Content, provided that the copies are made only for User's personal use and that User maintains any notices contained in the Content, such as all copyright notices, trademark legends, or other proprietary rights notices. Except as provided in the preceding sentence or as permitted by the fair use privilege under the U.S. copyright laws (see, e.g., 17 U.S.C. Section 107), User may not upload, post, reproduce, or distribute in any way Content protected by copyright, or other proprietary right, without obtaining permission of the owner of the copyright or other property right. In addition to the foregoing, use of any software Content shall be governed by these terms and any software license agreement accompanying such software.