Scope

These terms govern use of the website. The operator may offer other products and services, under different terms. These terms apply only to use of the website.

Important Terms

These terms include a number of important provisions that affect your rights and responsibilities, such as the disclaimers in Disclaimers, limits on the operator’s liability to you in Limits on Liability, your agreement to cover the operator for damages caused by your misuse of the website in Your Responsibility, and an agreement to arbitrate disputes in Disputes.

Your Permission to Use the Website

Subject to these terms, the operator gives you permission to use the website. You can’t transfer your permission to anyone else. Others need to agree to these terms for themselves to use the website.

Conditions for Use of the Website

Your permission to use the website is subject to the following conditions:

  1. You must be at least thirteen years old.

  2. You may no longer use the website if the operator contacts you directly to say that you may not.

  3. You must use the website in accordance with Acceptable Use and Content Standards.

Acceptable Use

  1. You may not break the law using the website.

  2. You may not use or try to use another’s account on the website without their specific permission.

  3. You may not buy, sell, or otherwise trade in user names or other unique identifiers on the website.

  4. You may not send advertisements, chain letters, or other solicitations through the website, or use the website to gather addresses for commercial mailing lists.

  5. You may not automate access to the website, or monitor the website, such as with a web crawler, browser plug-in or add-on, or other computer program that is not a web browser. You may crawl the website to index it for a publicly available search engine.

  6. You may not use the website to send e-mail to distribution lists, newsgroups, or group mail aliases.

  7. You may not falsely imply that you’re affiliated with or endorsed by the operator.

  8. You may not hyperlink to images or other non-hypertext content on the website.

  9. You may not remove any marks showing proprietary ownership from materials you download from the website.

  10. You may not show any part of the website on other websites with iframe or similar methods.

  11. You may not disable, avoid, or circumvent any security or access restrictions of the website.

  12. You may not strain infrastructure of the website with an unreasonable volume of requests, or requests designed to impose an unreasonable load on information systems underlying the website.

  13. You may not encourage or help anyone in violation of these terms.

  14. You may not impersonate others through the website.

Content Standards

  1. You may not submit content to the website that is illegal, offensive, or otherwise harmful to others. This includes content that is harassing, inappropriate, or abusive.

  2. You may not submit content to the website that violates the law, infringes anyone’s intellectual property rights, violates anyone’s privacy, or breaches agreements you have with others.

  3. You may not submit content to the website containing malicious computer code, such as computer viruses or spyware.

  4. You may not submit content to the website as a mere placeholder, to hold a particular address, user name, or other unique identifier.

  5. You may not use the website to disclose information that you don’t have the right to disclose, like others’ confidential information.

Enforcement

  1. The operator may investigate and prosecute violations of these terms to the fullest legal extent. The operator may notify and cooperate with law enforcement authorities in prosecuting violations of the law and these terms.

  2. The operator reserves the right to change, redact, and delete content on the website for any reason. If you believe someone has submitted content to the website in violation of these terms, please contact us immediately. See Contact.

Your Account

  1. You must create and log into an account to use some features of the website.

  2. To create an account, you must provide some information about yourself. If you create an account, you agree to provide, at a minimum, a valid e-mail address, and to keep that address up-to-date. You may close your account at any time.

  3. You agree to be responsible for everything done with your account, whether authorized by you or not, until you either close your account or notify the operator that your account has been compromised. You agree to notify the operator immediately if you suspect your account has been compromised. You agree to select a secure password for your account, and keep it secret.

  4. The operator may restrict, suspend, or close your account on the website according to its policy for handling copyright-related takedown requests, or if the operator reasonably believes that you’ve breached these terms.

Your Content

  1. Nothing in these terms gives the operator any ownership rights in content or intellectual property that you share with the website, such as your account information or other content you submit to the website. Nothing in these terms gives you any ownership rights in the operator’s content or intellectual property, either.

  2. Between you and the operator, you remain solely responsible for content you submit to the website. You agree not to wrongly imply that content you submit to the website is sponsored or approved by the operator. These terms do not obligate the operator to store, maintain, or provide copies of content you submit.

  3. Content you submit to the website belongs to you, and you decide what permission to give others for it. But at a minimum, you license the operator to provide content that you submit to the website to other users of the website. That special license allows the operator to copy, publish, and analyze content you submit to the website.

  4. When content you submit is removed from the website, whether by you or by the operator, the operator’s special license ends when the last copy disappears from the operator’s backups, caches, and other systems. Other licenses you apply to content you submit may continue after your content is removed. Those licenses may give others, or the operator itself, the right to share your content through the website again.

  5. Others who receive content you submit to the website may violate the terms on which you license your content. You agree that the operator will not be liable to you for those violations or their consequences.

Your Responsibility

You agree to reimburse the operator for all the costs of legal claims by others related to your breach of these terms, or breach of these terms by others using your account on the website. Both you and the operator agree to notify the other side of any legal claims you might have to reimburse the operator for as soon as possible. If the operator fails to notify you of a legal claim promptly, you won’t have to reimburse the operator for costs that you could have defended against or lessened with prompt notice. You agree to allow the operator to take over investigation, defense, and settlement of legal claims you would have to reimburse the operator for, and to cooperate with those efforts. The operator agrees not to agree to any settlement that admits you were at fault or requires you to do anything without your prior agreement.

Disclaimers

  1. You accept all risk of using the website and it content. As far as the law allows, the operator provides the website and its content as is, without any warranty whatsoever.

  2. The website may hyperlink to and integrate websites and services run by others. The operator does not make any guarantee about services run by others, or content they may provide. Use of services run by others may be governed by other terms between you and the one running service.

Limits on Liability

  1. The operator will not be liable to you for breach-of-contract damages operator personnel could not have reasonably foreseen when you agreed to these terms.

  2. As far as the law allows, the operator’s total liability to you for claims of any kind that are related to the website or its content will be limited to $50.

Feedback

  1. The operator welcomes your feedback and suggestions for the website. See the Contact section below for ways to get in touch with us.

  2. You agree that the operator will be free to act on feedback and suggestions you provide, and that the operator won’t have to notify you that your feedback was used, get your permission to use it, or pay you for it. You agree not to submit feedback or suggestions that you believe might be confidential or proprietary, to you or others.

Termination

  1. Either you or the operator may end the agreement written out in these terms at any time. When our agreement ends, your permission to use the website also ends.

  2. The following provisions survive the end of our agreement: Your Content, Feedback, Your Responsibility, Disclaimers, Limits on Liability, and General Terms.

Disputes

  1. The governing law will govern these terms and all legal proceedings related to these terms or your use of the website.

  2. You and the operator agree to seek injunctions related to these terms only in state or federal court in the forum for disputes. Neither you nor the operator will object to jurisdiction, forum, or venue in those courts.

  3. Both sides agree to bring legal any proceedings related to this agreement only in the national and any national-subdivision courts located in the forum for disputes.

  4. Both sides consent to the exclusive jurisdiction of those courts and waive any objection that legal proceedings brought there are brought in an inconvenient forum. The parties may enforce judgments of those courts in any appropriate forum.

General Terms

  1. If a provision of these terms is unenforceable as written, but could be changed to make it enforceable, that provision should be changed to the minimum extent necessary to make it enforceable. Otherwise, that provision should be removed.

  2. You may not assign your agreement with the operator. The operator may assign your agreement to any affiliate of the operator, any other operator that obtains control of the operator, or any other operator that buys assets of the operator related to the website. Any attempted assignment against these terms has no legal effect.

  3. Neither the exercise of any right under this Agreement, nor waiver of any breach of this Agreement, waives any other breach of this Agreement.

  4. These terms embody all the terms of agreement between you and the operator about use of the website. These terms entirely replace any other agreements about your use of the website, written or not.

Contact

  1. You may notify the operator under these terms, and send questions to the operator, using the provided contact information.

  2. The operator may notify you under these terms using the e-mail address you provide for your account on the website, or by posting a message to the homepage of the website or your account page.

Changes

  1. They comapny update the terms of service for website. The operator will post all updates to the website. For updates with substantial changes, the operator agrees to e-mail you if you’ve created an account and provided a valid e-mail address. The operator may also announce updates with special messages or alerts on the website.

  2. Once you get notice of an update to these terms, you must agree to the new terms in order to keep using the website.

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Type Form
Publisher kemitchell
Project turnstile
Edition first draft of first edition (1e1d)
Published May 16, 2020
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