Terms of Use for St. James Parish Web and Social Media

By accessing this website and/or our social media pages, you consent to the following terms and conditions.


St. James Parish (hereafter referred to as “the parish”) provides this website on an “as is” and “as available” basis. The parish makes no representations or warranties of any kind, express or implied, including but not limited to merchantability and fitness for a particular use, as to the operation of this site or the information, content, materials, or products included on this site. The parish, in particular, makes no warranty or representation, express or implied, that the information contained or referenced herein is accurate or complete. You expressly agree that your use of this site is at your sole risk. The parish shall not be liable in any manner whatsoever for direct, indirect, incidental, consequential, compensatory, or punitive damages resulting from the use, access, or inability to use this information, nor shall the parish be liable or responsible in any way for possible errors or omissions in the contents thereof, or for damages of any nature whatsoever resulting from the use of or reliance upon information contained herein. Nothing in this website should be construed as a recommendation to use any product, process, equipment, or formulation, or as an endorsement, certification, or approval of any product, service, or company, unless explicitly stated to the contrary by the parish.


St. James Parish (hereafter referred to as “the parish”) makes no representations and provides no warranties whatsoever concerning third-party sites, save that all such links will be inspected to make sure they lead to sites which promote, or are in accordance with, the teachings and beliefs of the Roman Catholic Church. The fact that St. James Parish has provided a link to a third party site does not constitute an endorsement, authorization, sponsorship or affiliation by the parish concerning such third party site or its owners or providers or any products or services mentioned or offered at the third party site. The parish expressly disclaims any responsibility for the content, the accuracy of the information and/or quality of products or services provided by, advertised on, or sold through, any third-party sites.


St. James Parish (hereafter referred to as “the parish”), its employees, volunteers, or other parties so designated to act on behalf of the parish who have signed the Diocese of Arlington’s Social Media Policy monitor these sites for inappropriate postings and assume full editorial control of postings. Individuals, groups, or their designees, may not use any social media site maintained by the parish to post any information/picture/meme/gif/or other such medium of communication that may now exist, or that may exist in the future, that promotes: Bullying, Harassment of any type, Obscenity, Pornography, Profanity, Teachings in contravention to Church Doctrine, or Uncivil Discourse. The parish expects users of its social media sites to, at all times, comport themselves in a polite and civil manner while utilizing our sites In the event that St. James Parish Staff discovers any post, or postings, the parish will take all appropriate action including, but not limited to, deleting the material in question, blocking the user(s), reporting abuse to the social media site, and taking any and all other steps as advised by appropriate counsel. Additionally, the parish disclaims all warranties with regard to information posted on these sites, whether posted by the parish or any third party; this disclaimer includes all implied warranties of merchantability and functionality. Nothing in the above terms of service should be construed as to prevent the Parish removing any post to our social media pages, for any reason, and at any time, that the staff feels that doing so is in the best interest of site management.


If you have questions about the acceptable use of the St. James Website or Social Media sites, please contact Duane Hyland, Director of Communications, at Thank you!

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