Terms of Use

The following Terms of Use apply to use of the IndependencePress.org website located at http://www.IndependencePress.org (the "Site"). The Site is the property of Herald Publishing House, a non-profit 501(c)(3) and a public charity 509(a)(3), also doing business as Independence Press. By ordering from the Site, you are indicating that you have, read, understand and agree to the terms of use. If you do not agree to these terms, please do not order from the Site.

DOWNLOADABLE PDF FILES: Any and all PDF files downloaded from this website are copyright Herald Publishing House, and by downloading you accept a one-time non-transferable license forbidding further duplication or dissemination of the copyrighted file.


A. Upon your purchase of such product you may:
1. Not make copies of the file(s) (or screen shots, images and text contained within) for sharing with or distributing to other individuals, groups or organizations. This license is only granted to the person or entity purchasing this product. 
2. Download the file(s) to the hard drive of one primary computer and one backup computer.
3. Display the content as part of a presentation if the presentation falls within the permitted uses (see below).

B. Your license to use the digital file(s) contained on the medium is limited to the following purposes:
1. Religious use (including, but not limited to, use of this product in worship services, Christian education, small groups, and related ministries and mission)
2. Personal/home use
3. Educational use (including non-religious educational uses)

C. Use of the product for any other purpose is not permitted. The license does not permit commercial or for-profit use of the digital files contained on the medium. If such a license is desired, please contact Office of General Counsel for Community of Christ at 816-833-1000 (ext. 2221) to inquire about obtaining such permissions.

DISCLAIMER ABOUT PRICES: Prices are subject to change without notice. Herald Publishing House shall have the right to refuse or cancel any orders placed for products and/or services listed at an incorrect price or containing any other incorrect information or typographical errors. Herald Publishing House shall have the right to refuse or cancel any such orders whether or not the order has been confirmed and your credit card charged. If your credit card has already been charged for the purchase and your order is canceled, Herald Publishing House shall immediately issue a credit to your credit card account in the amount of the charge.

ORDERS FOR DELIVERY OUTSIDE THE UNITED STATES: Prices are listed in U.S. currency. Prices will fluctuate with variations in the currency of your local country and the U.S. exchange rate on the dollar. Special items may involve added cost due to import duty. The mailing of goods to certain countries may be restricted or prohibited in the sole discretion of Herald Publishing House

INDEMNIFICATION: You agree to indemnify and hold harmless Herald Publishing House and its parents, sister companies, subsidiaries, affiliates, service providers, other End Users, distributors, licensors, officers, directors and employees from any claim or demand, including reasonable attorneys' fees, made by any third party arising out of or related to your violation of these Terms of Use, or your violation of any law, regulation or third-party right.

Herald Publishing House reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to change, add or remove portions of these Terms of Use, at any time. It is your responsibility to check these Terms of Use each time before using the Site. Your continued use of the Site following the posting of changes will mean that you accept and agree to the changes. You agree that all subsequent purchases by you will be subject to the terms and conditions of these Terms of Use, which shall apply until we post a modified Terms of Use and then in accordance with such modified Terms of Use.