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Terms of Service

First, we want to thank you for caring enough to bother to read this (at least on the assumption you didn’t get to this page by accident). Most people don’t take the time to review the terms of service on any sites they visit, and the automated bots out there harvesting the fruits of our hard work definitely do not.

To begin with, let’s get to some of the necessary legal details: The page explains the Terms and Conditions under which you may use our website. Please read this page carefully. If you do not accept these Terms and Conditions, do not use this website. We may revise these Terms and Conditions at any time by updating this page. You should visit this page periodically to review the Terms and Conditions, because they are binding on you.

With that out of the way, we can now explain the rules regarding the usage of our website.

Most importantly, you need to know that all of the original content on this website (including, but not limited to graphics, images, pictures, video and text) is the product of countless hours of hard work, and we retain all copyrights to it. That means you can read, view and enjoy our site, and we even encourage you to share links to our material, but outright cut-and-paste reproductions of our content are strictly prohibited. That is copyright infringement and will be taken very seriously. In addition, your use of our material is limited to personal, non-commercial use. Usage of any of our material for any commercial purposes requires our prior written consent.

We do, however, encourage you to link to our posts, as well as share links to them via the various social networking sites on the Internet. Posting a brief abstract of our original articles is also perfectly acceptable, but please keep such abstracts as brief as possible. Any verbatim excerpts should also be limited in size, and a prominent link to our original post must be included. It must be clear that we are the source of any of our original content.

Copyrights for any third-party materials and contributions are retained by the original authors. In addition, all trademarks and registered trademarks of products mentioned in our posts and on our site are the property of the their respective holders.

Unless otherwise stated elsewhere, any communication which you post to this website is considered to be non-confidential. By posting to this website you are automatically granting us a royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable non-exclusive license to use, reproduce, modify, publish, edit, translate, distribute, perform , and display the communication alone or as part of other works in any form, media, or technology whether now know or hereafter developed, and to sublicense such rights through multiple tiers of sublicensees.

As a user of our site, you are responsible for your own communications and are responsible for the consequences of your postings. You must not do the following things: Post material that is copyrighted, unless you are the copyright owner or have the permission of the copyright owner to post it; post material that reveals trade secrets, unless you own them or have the permission of the owner; post material that infringes on any other intellectual property rights of others or on the privacy or publicity rights or others; post material that is obscene, defamatory, threatening, harassing, abusive or hateful to another user or any other person or entity; post a sexually-explicit image; post advertisements or solicitations of business; post chain letters or pyramid schemes; or impersonate another person.

We do not represent or guarantee the truthfulness, accuracy, or reliability of any communications posted by other users, nor endorse any opinions expressed by other users. You acknowledge that any reliance on material posted by other users will be at your own risk. We reserve the right to edit, censor and remove any material that does not conform with these Terms of Service, as well as the right to ban any users from this website for violations of these Terms of Service.

This site contains links to third-party website, which are provided solely as a convenience to you, and not as an endorsement by us of the contents of such third-party websites.  We make no representations regarding the content or accuracy of materials on such third-party websites, and your usage of them is at your own risk.

It is important to note that the content on this site is for entertainment purposes only, and should not be take too seriously. At no time should the material be considered to be authoritative information. It may contain inaccuracies or typographical errors, and we make no representations about it’s accuracy, reliability, completeness, or timeliness. The use of this website and the content is at your own risk, and this website and its content are provided on an “as is” basis without any warranties of any kind.

We also make no claim that the content on this website is appropriate or may be downloaded outside the United States. If you access this website from outside the United States, you do so at your own risk and are responsible for compliance with the laws of your jurisdiction.