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ESV® Online Terms of Service

Welcome to the ESV® Online. Crossway Books and Bibles (“Crossway”) provides you with access to the ESV® Online under the terms and conditions embodied in this agreement (“Agreement”). Please read this Agreement carefully before accessing the ESV® Online. By using your login name and password to access the ESV® Online, you acknowledge that you have agreed to become a party to, and to be legally bound by, this Agreement. If you do not wish to be bound by the terms and conditions of this Agreement, you may not access or use the ESV® Online. CROSSWAY RESERVES THE RIGHT, FROM TIME TO TIME, WITH OR WITHOUT NOTICE TO YOU, TO MAKE CHANGES TO THIS AGREEMENT IN CROSSWAY’S SOLE DISCRETION. Your continued use of any part of the ESV® Online constitutes your acceptance of such changes. The most current version of this Agreement, which supersedes all previous versions, can be reviewed by clicking on the “terms of use” hyperlink located at the bottom of every page on the ESV® Online website.

Crossway grants you a non-exclusive, non-transferable, revocable, limited license to access the content of the ESV® Online (“License”) for your own informational purposes. Crossway, in its sole discretion, may terminate your License if your conduct is found to be unlawful, inconsistent with, or in violation of, the letter or spirit of this Agreement. You agree that your ESV® Online login name and password are personal to you and non-transferable. You agree that you will not allow any other person to use your login name or password to access the ESV® Online. You may download or print information from the ESV® Online, but you may not copy or download more than 500 consecutive verses or more than one-half of any book of the Bible or their equivalent measured in bytes.

ESV® Online is for your personal and non-commercial use only. You may not modify, distribute, reproduce, publish, license, create derivative works from, transfer, or sell any information or content obtained from or otherwise connected to the ESV® Online.

You may not (and may not authorize any party to) (i) co-brand this site, or (ii) frame this site, without the express prior written permission of an authorized representative of Crossway. For purposes of these Terms of Use, “co-branding” means to display a name, logo, trademark, or other means of attribution or identification of any party in such a manner as is reasonably likely to give a user the impression that such other party has the right to display, publish, or distribute this site or content accessible within this site. You agree to cooperate with Crossway in causing any unauthorized co-branding, framing or hyper-linking immediately to cease. You may not use the ESV® Online in any manner that could disable, overburden, damage, or impair the ESV® Online, that would be defamatory to the ESV Bible or the ESV, or that would interfere with any other party’s use and enjoyment of the ESV® Online. You agree never to transmit or attempt to transmit any detrimental data or programs to the server hosting the ESV® Online. Damage caused by you to the ESV® Online or any of its licensees may subject you to both civil and criminal penalties. You may not access the ESV® Online through unauthorized means.

ACCESS TO THE ESV® ONLINE IS PROVIDED ON AN “AS IS” AND “AS AVAILABLE” BASIS WITH NO WARRANTIES OR RESPRESENTATIONS, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, CONCERNING QUALITY, PERFORMANCE, MERCHANTABILITY, OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. YOUR USE OF THE ESV® ONLINE IS AT YOUR SOLE RISK. THERE IS ALWAYS THE POSSIBILITY OF ENCOUNTERING COMPUTER VIRUSES, AND PLACING YOUR SYSTEM ONLINE IN ITSELF CAN OPEN YOU TO OUTSIDE ATTACK. CROSSWAY DOES NOT TAKE RESPONSIBILITY OR ASSUME LIABILITY FOR VIRUSES. CROSSWAY SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES CAUSED BY DELAY OR ERROR IN ACCESS OR TRANSMISSION, IMPROPER USE, OR ANY OTHER CAUSE OF ACTION RELATED TO THE ESV® ONLINE. CROSSWAY SHALL NOT BE LIABLE TO YOU OR ANY THIRD PARTY FOR TERMINATION OF YOUR LICENSE. IN NO EVENT SHALL CROSSWAY BE LIABLE FOR DIRECT, INDIRECT, SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES. YOUR STATE'S LAW MAY OVERRIDE OR DISPLACE SOME OF THESE EXCLUSIONS AND LIMITATIONS.

This Agreement constitutes the entire agreement between Crossway and you with respect to the ESV® Online. This Agreement shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of Illinois without regard to conflicts of laws provisions. Sole and exclusive jurisdiction for any action or proceeding arising out of or related to this Agreement shall be an appropriate state or federal court located in Cook County, Illinois. Any cause of action you may have with respect to this Agreement must be commenced within one (1) year after the claim or cause of action arises. If for any reason a court of competent jurisdiction finds any provision of the Agreement, or portion thereof, to be unenforceable, that provision shall be enforced to the maximum extent permissible so as to effect the intent of the Agreement, and the remainder of this Agreement shall continue in full force and effect. You may not assign this Agreement or your rights or obligations under this Agreement.