BibleGet I/O Terms of Service


§ Acceptance of terms

By accessing and using this service, you accept and agree to be bound by the terms and provision of this agreement. In addition, when using these particular services, you shall be subject to any posted guidelines or rules applicable to such services. Any participation in this service will constitute acceptance of this agreement. If you do not agree to abide by the above, please do not use this service.


§ Privacy policy

This add-on does not collect or store in any way any personal information of it’s users, and no personal data is relayed in any way to the bibleget.io server. Only in the event that the user would like to send feedback using the feedback form provided with the add-on, does the feedback form utilize the current email of the current user in order to send an email on his/her behalf to the email address bibleget.io@gmail.com. This email is used for the sole purpose of following up on the feedback provided. This email is kept confidential and is never disclosed or shared with any third parties. If the user would prefer to send anonymous feedback in such a way that his/her email is not disclosed to the bibleget.io@gmail.com address, this is also possible by going to the add-on’s Help menu item, then “Report an issue” and leaving unchecked the checkbox “Include your name and email address so the creators of BibleGet I/O can follow up.”

The BibleGet I/O website makes use of the Google Analytics services in order to evaluate the usage of its services. It does not however collect or store any kind of personal information from its users, to which it has no access.


§ Accuracy of the information provided

The BibleGet I/O service provides bible texts only from reliable sources. These sources are disclosed on the BibleGet I/O website http://www.bibleget.io. The BibleGet I/O service endpoint however is not responsible or liable in any event for the accuracy of the information provided, as such accuracy is dependent on the accuracy of the sources utilized. In the event that the user believes there may be an inaccuracy not due to the sources utilized, he/she is invited to send feedback to the BibleGet I/O creators at bibleget.io@gmail.com so that the issue may be looked into.


§ Intellectual property

The BibleGet I/O service endpoint engine (http://query.bibleget.io/), the BibleGet I/O website http://www.bibleget.io and its original contents, the BibleGet I/O logo, and the BibleGet I/O plugins and add-ons (BibleGet I/O Plugin for Google Docs, BibleGet I/O Plugin for Open Office, BibleGet I/O Plugin for Microsoft Word, BibleGet I/O Plugin for Wordpress) are the sole property of their creator John R. D’Orazio, chaplain of Roma Tre University (john.dorazio@cappellaniauniroma3.org). The BibleGet I/O project has been created as an educational resource by the Roma Tre University Chaplaincy (http://www.cappellaniauniroma3.org). This plugin for Google Docs together with all of the BibleGet I/O officially released plugins and the service endpoint engine at http://query.bibleget.io are all licensed under the Open Source Apache 2.0 license as can be found at http://www.apache.org/licenses/LICENSE-2.0 . This means that this software can be freely distributed, incorporated in other projects, and modified, as long as the original source and author are provided in the source code and in the usage of the software. Any software or plugins of third parties that utilize the BibleGet I/O service endpoint http://query.bibleget.io must disclose their usage of the service endpoint to any users that download or install or utilize the third party software, and must provide in every query directed to the service endpoint the “appid” parameter with a unique id of the software application.

The biblical texts that are available from the service endpoint are the sole property of their respective copyright holders. Some of the texts provided are in the public domain, others however are covered by copyright law and are provided solely with usage granted by their copyright holders to the BibleGet I/O project in the person of John R. D’Orazio, chaplain of Roma Tre University. Access to any copyrighted texts made available by the project may be limited by their respective copyright holders (for example, a maximum number of verses that can be retrieved in a single query).


§ Cost of Usage and Advertising policy

This software is free to use as an educational resource without any charge for usage. No payments are required for queries to the service endpoint. No direct advertiser relationships are entertained by BibleGet I/O, no advertisements are presented in any of the plugins provided. The BibleGet I/O website http://www.bibleget.io utilizes the Google Adsense program with a small ad panel at the bottom of the website’s pages in order to subsidize the costs of the service provided, however BibleGet I/O does not receive any direct payments from any advertiser. BibleGet I/O does not endorse any products or services that may be displayed in the ad panel, and if the user believes there may be an advertisement displaying products or services that are contrary to the ethical standpoint of the BibleGet I/O service, he/she is invited to send feedback to bibleget.io@gmail.com indicating the kind of ad that was displayed, such that BibleGet I/O can attempt to filter such ads from the ad panel.


§ Delivery of service

The BibleGet I/O project and its creators will not be liable for any downtimes on the project’s servers resulting in loss of service at the BibleGet I/O service endpoint http://query.bibleget.io. Equally BibleGet I/O and its creators are not liable for any damage that may be caused on the user’s computer from usage of the service or from installation and usage of its officially released plugins. This service is free to use, and cannot guarantee service availability. If the user believes that any damage may have been caused in any way by the software provided by this project, or if the user believes that the software is lacking in the functionality that it is purported to offer, he/she is invited to send feedback to bibleget.io@gmail.com indicating the kind of functionality that he/she believes was declared but is lacking, or the kind of damage that was caused and why he/she thinks it may have been caused by the BibleGet I/O software. The BibleGet I/O creators will look into the issue with care to determine if there are any shortcomings in the provided software that may be patched so as to provide a better service.


§ Provision for Change of Terms

BibleGet I/O reserves the right to change these conditions from time to time as it sees fit and your continued use of the site and of the project's plug-ins will signify your acceptance of any adjustment to these terms. If there are any changes to our privacy policy, we will announce such changes on our homepage and on other key pages on the BibleGet I/O website. Any changes to our privacy policy will be posted on our site 30 days prior to these changes taking place. You are therefore advised to re-read this statement on a regular basis.


Date published: August 27, 2015