Terms of Use

Thank you for visiting this site (the "Web Site") and reviewing our Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.  By using this Web Site (other than to read this page for the first time), you, the end user ("Site User") agree to comply with all of the terms and policies set forth herein ("Usage Terms"). The right to use the Web Site is personal to you and is not transferable to any other person or entity.


Privacy Policy

Overview
Your privacy is important to us, and our policy is simple: we will collect no personally identifiable information about you when you visit the Web Site unless you choose to provide that information. This Privacy Policy does not describe information collection practices on other sites, including those linked to or from the Web Site.

What Type of Information We Collect
The server on which the Web Site is located collects and saves only the default information customarily logged by web server software. Such information may include, but is not limited to, the date and time of your visit, the originating IP address, and the pages and images requested.

Children's Issues
Unless specifically identified otherwise, the Web Site is not directed to children under thirteen (13) years of age, and children under such age are not to use the Web Site or services offered on it to submit any individually identifiable information about themselves.


Terms of Use

Copyrights and Trademarks
A. All Web Site owner materials not otherwise Copyright, contained on the Web Site, are Copyright the Web Site owner. All rights reserved.

B. No person is authorized to use, copy or distribute any portion of the Web Site including but not limited to, related graphics, video, text, blog, discussion and article entries.

C. All trademarks and/or service marks, including but not limited to logos and designs, found on the Web Site are trademarks/service marks of their respective owners and may not be used under any circumstances without the prior written authorization of said owners.

Submitted Content Use, Restrictions, Removal and Indemnifications
A. Site Users will from time to time submit electronic content including, but not limited to text, graphics, audio, video and multimedia (the "Content") to be considered for posting on the Web Site. The Web Site owner does not warrant or represent that content submitted pursuant to this agreement will be posted online, and will, in its sole discretion, determine whether the Content will be posted online.

B. Site User hereby grants to Web Site owner, an in perpetuity, royalty-free, non-exclusive, worldwide license to use any and all content submissions in any way it sees fit, including but not limited to electronic or physical reproduction, electronic or physical distribution, creation of derivative works, public performance or display, sell, license and/or sub-license the Content.

C. Contributor warrants that it is the lawful owner and copyright holder of the Content and/or that it has the authority to grant the License specified herein.

D. Site User agrees that the Web Site is a community forum and that the Web Site owner cannot and does not monitor the material submitted to the Web Site. Additionally, the Web Site owner does not control, and is not responsible for in any way, Content submitted by Site Users or any third party, nor does Web Site endorse or guarantee the accuracy of such Content.

E. Furthermore Site User recognizes and accepts that, through use of the Web Site, the Site User may be exposed to Content considered offensive, indecent, inaccurate, misleading, or otherwise objectionable and to evaluate, and bear all risks associated with, the use of the Web Site and any Content therein.

F. Site User acknowledges that the Web Site shall have the right (but not the obligation) to review any Content submitted to the Web Site, and to reject, delete, disable, or remove any Content determined, at the sole discretion of the Web Site, that (a) does not comply with the terms and conditions of this Agreement; (b) might violate any law, infringe upon the rights of third parties, or subject the Web Site, its agents, representatives and vendors to liability for any reason; or (c) might adversely affect the Web Site's public image, reputation or goodwill. Moreover, the Web Site reserves the right to reject, delete, disable, or remove any Content at any time, for the reasons set forth above, for any other reason, or for no reason.

G. If Site User has evidence, knows, or in good faith believes that any Content on any of the Web Site infringes upon any copyrights owned by Site User, Site User should contact the Web Site administrator pursuant to the procedures outlined in the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (Title 17 U.S.C. § 512) via the CONTACT US email form provided by the Web Site and must include all information required for Web Site administrator to contact you, including but not limited to full legal name, valid mailing address, valid email address and valid phone number.

Links to Third-Party Web Site
The Web Site owner may provide hyperlinks to third-party web sites as a solely convenience to Site Users, and does not warrant or take responsiblity for, nor endorse, recommend or approve the contents linked thereto in any way.  The Web Site owner will have no liability to any entity for the content or use of the content available through such hyperlink.

Submission Rules
A. Site User agrees not to submit Content:
1. That is unlawful, pornographic, defamatory, libelous, harmful, threatening, abusive, harassing, invasive of another’s privacy, harasses, degrades, intimidates or is hateful toward an individual or group, or harms minors in any way;

2. That falsely claims to be submitted by another person or entity, or falsely states or otherwise misrepresents Site User's affiliation with another person or entity;

3. That includes personal or identifying information about another person, or uses the name or likeness of another person for commercial purposes, without that person’s explicit consent;

4. That is false, fraudulent, deceptive, misleading, deceitful, misinformative, violates copyright or any other law, or uses "bait-and-switch" tactics;

5. That constitutes or contains "junk mail," "spam," "chain letters," "pyramid schemes," unsolicited commercial advertisement, "affiliate marketing," or "link referral code"; that constitutes or contains any form of advertising or solicitation if (1) posted in areas which are not designated for such purposes; or (2) emailed to Web Site users who have requested not to be contacted about other services, products or commercial interests;

6. That advertises any illegal services or the sale of any items the sale of which is prohibited or restricted by any applicable law;

7. That contains software viruses, worms, trojan horses, or any other computer code, files or programs designed to interrupt, destroy or limit the functionality of any computer software or hardware or telecommunications equipment;

8. That intentionally disrupts the operation of the Web Site by any means, including but not limited to denial of service, message flood, intrusion, or penetration attacks, or that otherwise negatively affects other users’ ability to use the Web Site; or that employs misleading email addresses, or forged headers or otherwise manipulated identifiers in order to disguise the origin of Content.

B. Additionally, Site User agrees not to:
1. Contact Site User who has asked not to be contacted or otherwise "stalk" or harass any Site User;

2. Collect personal data about other Site Users for commercial or unlawful purposes; use automated means, including but not limited to scripts, spiders, robots, crawlers, data mining tools, or the like; or attempt to gain unauthorized access to, or engage in any activity that disrupts, diminishes the quality of, interferes with the performance of, or impairs the functionality of the Web Site.

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Indemnification
Site User agrees to indemnify and hold harmless Web Site owner, its clients, agents, representatives and vendors from and against any and all claims, suits, liabilities, obligations, damages, injuries, penalties, fines, losses, costs and expenses (including, without limitation, attorneys’ fees) arising out of, resulting from or related to any breach of the foregoing representations and warranties, copyright or other infringements. This obligation shall survive the termination of this Agreement for any reason.

No Representations or Warranties; Limitations on Liability
The information and materials on the Web Site could include technical inaccuracies or typographical errors. Changes are periodically made to the information contained herein. The Web Site owner MAKES NO REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES WITH RESPECT TO ANY INFORMATION, MATERIALS, GRAPHICS OR MEDIA ON THE WEB SITE, ALL OF WHICH IS PROVIDED ON A STRICTLY "AS IS" BASIS, WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND AND HEREBY EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES WITH REGARD TO ANY INFORMATION, MATERIALS OR GRAPHICS ON THE WEB SITE, INCLUDING ALL IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND NON-INFRINGEMENT. UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES SHALL THE SITE OWNER OR PUBLISHER BE LIABLE UNDER ANY THEORY OF RECOVERY, AT LAW OR IN EQUITY, FOR ANY DAMAGES, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION, SPECIAL, DIRECT, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES (INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO LOSS OF USE OR LOST PROFITS), ARISING OUT OF OR IN ANY MANNER CONNECTED WITH THE USE OF INFORMATION OR SERVICES, OR THE FAILURE TO PROVIDE INFORMATION OR SERVICES, FROM THE WEB SITE.

Governing Law and Jurisdiction
This Privacy Policy constitutes a contract made under and shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of California.

Changes to These Usage Terms
The Web Site owner reserves the right to change these Usage Terms at any time by posting new Usage Terms at this location. You can send e-mail via the CONTACT US email form provided by the Web Site, with any questions relating to these Usage Terms.


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