Terms and Conditions

Copyright Policy

The Institute of Reformed Baptist Studies Theological Seminary (“IRBS”) is entrusted with the stewardship of the intellectual property, including copyrights, that it creates. IRBS encourages the use of its resources to help Christians grow in their understanding of the Reformed faith, particularly of the Reformed Baptist tradition. IRBS balances this desire to strengthen Christians through access to its resources with its legal requirements to preserve these resources. Therefore, any use, reproduction, or distribution (online or otherwise) of IRBS’s content must be done in accordance with the terms of this Copyright Policy.

Resources and Trademarks

This policy protects all resources owned by IRBS by providing guidelines for their limited and honorable use for the purposes stated above. “Resources” include all books, magazines, articles, devotionals, teaching series, sermons, music, and all forms of media owned by IRBS and provided by IRBS. Unless otherwise agreed to in writing, resources may not be reproduced or distributed for commercial purposes or monetary gain.

Written permission from IRBS is required in order to reproduce, display, or in any way use a trademark, service mark, design mark, logo, or trademarked image owned by IRBS or one of the aforementioned outreaches. Permission cannot be granted for any other images, artwork, or designs used in any resource, whether digital or in print.

Usage and Distribution Guidelines

The use of digital resources is subject to the following conditions:

To ensure the future effectiveness of IRBS, you must observe the following usage guidelines in addition to the ones stated above when using any permitted IRBS resource under this Copyright Policy. The following applies to all permitted uses listed below:

  1. No use is permitted that alters the content or format;

  2. Creates any derivative work or revenue;

  3. Charges any fees (except reproduction costs) or other remuneration for the permitted use;

  4. Appropriate attribution (as set forth in paragraphs below) is given.

Digital Media

  1. Digital copies of audiobooks, ebooks, and IRBS teaching series may be reproduced and distributed to members of the owner’s immediate household (spouse and children) only.

  2. All, articles, devotionals, product descriptions, questions & answers, and the IRBS blog located at IRBSseminary.org/etc. may be shared online if the original source is cited and the content is not altered. If you share any content from IRBSseminary.org on any website, a link to the original content must be included in the attribution.

  3. When reproducing resources with permission, please include the following information: Resource/Message Title (hyperlink to original content), Copyright [year of publishing] by [teacher’s name], IRBS Theological Seminary (hyperlink to http://www.IRBSseminary.org).

Physical Media

The use of the following IRBS physical media resources is subject to the following:

  1. IRBS teaching series may be reproduced and distributed within the confines of the owner’s immediate household (spouse and children) only.

  2. In addition to personal use, IRBS Physical Media resources may be used in church classes, small groups, and in private group settings.

  3. When reproducing resources with permission, please include the following information: Resource/Message Title, Copyright [year of publishing] by [teacher’s name], IRBSseminary.org, 682.400.4926

Print Resources

Print Resources include books and magazines. The use of IRBS’s Print Resources is subject to the following conditions:

  1. Books authored by Dr. James Renihan — at this time we are unable to grant permission to use these and they are not subject to this Copyright Policy. Specific requests for permissions to quote from these works should be directed to the work’s specific publisher.

Permission Requests

To request permission for using a IRBS resource in a manner not expressed in the terms of this policy, please email us at [email protected]. Or call 682.400.4926.

These Terms and Conditions are Subject to Change

By using this website and its associated products, you agree to be bound by this Copyright Policy. Such use of the IRBS website and any content contained herein does not vest in the user any rights of ownership or any license, assignment, or transfer of copyright. You agree not to challenge IRBS’s copyright ownership or their validity of the content contained herein at any time. If you do not agree to do so, you may not access, use, or download materials and resources from IRBS. IRBS reserves the right to change or revoke these terms at any time. IRBS reserves the right and sole discretion to require the immediate removal of any IRBS content, in any format, at any time, and users must comply upon receipt of notice. Further uses after revocation of the rights under this policy are a violation of US copyright and US trademark law.