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 The Standard | Christian Business Ministry - User Agreement

The Standard is a sole-proprietorship (herein referred to simply as "The Standard") operated by Nigel Maine. The commercial and communication services on the The Standard website, located on the Internet at ("the Site"), are provided solely at our discretion.

By using and/or registering to become a member of the site, you are stating that you understand and agree to be bound by the terms and conditions of this The Standard user agreement (the "agreement"). Please read the agreement. If you disagree with anything in this agreement, please do not use the site or any services provided in connection with the site.

If you have any questions regarding this Agreement, please feel free to let us know at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


To use the Site, you do not have to register to become a member of The Standard ("Member"). As a Member, however, you will have access to various services to which non-Members do not have access, some of which will enable you and other Standard Members to interact with each other ("Member Areas"). These Member Areas and services can include and at our discretion, without limitation, the following:

  • Forums
  • Member-to-Member Messages
  • Member Profiles
  • Articles
  • Features
  • Downloads
  • Surveys
  • Business Directory

If you would like to register to become a Member, please complete our membership registration form. When you do, you agree to: provide true, accurate, current and complete information as prompted by the registration form, maintain and update such information to keep it true, accurate, current, and complete at all times, and that you are the age that you state.

If any information provided by you on the registration form is untrue, inaccurate, not current or incomplete, or if we have reasonable grounds to so believe, we have the right to suspend or terminate your membership and to refuse to provide you with any future membership. If we have reason to believe that you have registered someone other than yourself, we will cooperate with any law enforcement investigation that may result from such misrepresentations and shall have the right, in our sole discretion, to disclose any information you provided to us in connection with such registration.

The Standard makes a good faith effort to prohibit registration as a Member by, and will not knowingly connect or store personal information from, children as governed by law.

We reserve the right to modify or discontinue, temporarily or permanently, the Site (or any part thereof) with or without notice. You agree that The Standard shall not be liable to you or to any third party for any such action.


We reserve the right at any time to charge fees for access to new Site content or services or to portions of the existing Site content or services or the Site as a whole. In no event will you be charged for access to any Site content or service, or to the Site as a whole, unless we obtain your prior agreement to pay such charges. If you do not consent to such charges, however, you may not have access to paid content or service.