WEBSITE AND CONTENT
We may change, suspend or discontinue availability of any aspect of the Website at any time. We may also impose limits, registration requirements or fees on certain features or services or restrict your access to parts or the entire Website without notice or liability.
In addition, the Website contains links to other Internet sites, resources, and sponsors or advertisers on the Website. We are not responsible for the availability of these outside resources, or their contents, and accordingly, you should direct any concerns regarding any link or other website to the site administrator or webmaster of such site.
All content on the Website is protected by copyright, and owned or controlled by Sterling Publications, or the part accredited as the owner or provider of the content. You must abide by all copyright notices, information, or restrictions contained in any contest accessed through the Website.
Personal Non-Commercial Use
The Website may link to other sites operated by third parties. The inclusion of any link to such sites does not imply endorsement or recommendation by the Website, or by Sterling Publications or its affiliates of these sites, but is for your reference on convenience only. We are not responsible for the content or accuracy of any off-site pages or any other sites linked to the Website. Linking to any other off-site pages or other sites is at your own risk and subject to the terms and conditions of use of those sites.
The Website also contains advertisements by third parties. Unless otherwise stated on the Website we do not endorse or make any representation or recommendation regarding the quality, or accuracy of any products or services featured in, or linked to any advertisement that appears on the Website.
Search engines and indexing agents are required to obey the Robots.txt file relating to the Website and its contents.
Certain portions of the Website may act as a venue to allow anyone to offer, sell and buy items form one other. However, the Website is not a store or "e-commerce" provider, and it is the SOLE RESPONSIBILITY of users to complete transactions. The Website has no control over the quality, safety or legality of the items advertised the truth or accuracy of the posts, the ability of sellers to sell items or the ability of buyers to pay for items. We cannot ensure that a buyer or seller will actually complete a transaction, and we do not transfer legal ownership of items.
No Representations of Warranties
Sterling Publications and its affiliates make no representations or warranties as to the validity,
truthfulness, accuracy or legality of any content on the Website, including without limitation any content submitted by any user (see Legal Terms below).
USER CREATED CONTENT
You must be at least 13 years old to contribute content to this Website.
Through your submission of any materials of any kind (whether text, photos, video or other content) you grant to Sterling Publications and its affiliates the irrevocable, nonexclusive, worldwide, royalty-free, fully paid-up, transferable and sub licensable right and license to host, index, cache, tag, encode, use, copy, modify, adapt, transmit, excerpt, remove, publish, distribute, publicly display and perform, and create derivative works of , in each case in any media now or hereafter known and in any manner for any non-commercial or commercial purpose (collectively "Use") the content submitted by you with no monetary compensation at any time. By making any submission you waive any moral rights you may have if the materials are changed in a manner not agreeable to you. Sterling Publications has no obligation to provide attribution for any content you post. If you do not agree to these terms, do not submit any content.
You are solely responsible for all content that you post, email or otherwise make available through the Website.
For all content provided by you, you agree to indemnity. Sterling Publications and its affiliates as provided in Legal Terms below.
Content Submission Rules and Restrictions
You agree that at our sole discretion, and in our sole judgment, we or our agent may terminate your account at any time with or without cause.
Termination for cause may include, but is not limited to:
*Violations of other posted rules of conduct
*Violations of law or intellectual property rights
*Harassment or belittling conduct toward individuals, companies or other third parties
*An expression of your unwillingness to abide by these terms and conditions, or other clearly
posted site rules.
*Failure to abide by the instructions for guidelines of forum moderators, editors or other
authorized members of the community to provide such moderation.
*Failure to provide, real, verifiable information about your true identity where requested or
Termination of a user's account may include any of the following actions:
A complete deletion (non recoverable) from all files, databases and any and all storage mechanism of the user's files, uploads, content and personally identifiable information.
In such a case, neither Sterling Publications nor its affiliates, partners or vendors have any obligation to retrieve or restore deleted data, or otherwise make good in any fashion the loss of such data.
User data, including without limitation submitted content, errant code or personal information may also be hidden from public view, but not destroyed. In such a case, neither Sterling Publications nor its affiliates, partners or vendors are under any obligation to retrieve or restore such data.
Users who are terminated are prohibited from creating new accounts without prior written consent of Sterling Publications. Users who are terminated for cause may apply for a new account after more than 30 days has passed, and Sterling Publications will determine in its sole discretion whether to reinstate. Users may also appeal account termination by writing to:
PO Box 2413
California City, CA 93504
When applying for a new account, or appealing a termination decision, please include print outs of all relevant date, e-mails, postings, including the domain name where the primary account was held and the date the account was terminated. Once your termination is under review, all subsequent communication will be through e-mail, so please be sure to include a current and working e-mail address with your letter. You acknowledge and agree that Sterling Publications will make the final determination in its sole discretion as to any terminated account, or re-application for a new account after termination and that this represents your sole and exclusive remedy for any terminated account.
No Representations or Warranties as to Website
The Website and all content provided by Sterling Publications or its affiliates, or its third party providers is distributed on an "as is" basis, Sterling Publications and its affiliates make no representations or warranties that operation of the website (or any services or products obtained through the website) will be uninterrupted or error free and do not provide any warranty as to the use, sufficiciency or accuracy of any content. All warranties, conditions, representations, indemnities and guaranties as to products and services provided by Sterling Publications and its affiliates, whether express or implied, arising by law, custom, prior oral or written statements by Sterling Publications, its affiliates, its agents or otherwise (including, but not limited to, any implied warranty of merchantability, fitness for particular purpose, satisfactory quality, title or non-infringement) are hereby overridden, excluded and disclaimed.
Limitation of Liability
Under no circumstances will Sterling Publications or its affiliates (or their directors, employees or agents) be liable to you for any third person for any consequential, indirect, special, punitive or incidental damages, or lost profits or lost date, whether foreseeable or unforeseeable, arising from your use of the website, any applications available through the website, or any of the website content or a\other materials on, accessed through or downloaded from the website, in addition, and notwithstanding anything to the contrary contained herein, Sterling Publications and its affiliates liability to you for any cause whatsoever, and regardless of the form of the action will at all times be limited to the amount paid, if any, by you for the website product or service accessed by you, but in no cast will such liability to you exceed $1000. You acknowledge that if no fees are paid by you for the website you shall be limited to injunctive relief only, unless otherwise permitted by law, and shall not be entitled to damages of any kind from Sterling Publications or its affiliates, regardless of the cause of action.
Certain state laws do not allow limitations on implied warranties or the exclusion or limitation of certain damages. If these laws apply to you, some or all of the above disclaimers, exclusions or limitations may not apply to you and you may have additional rights.
Sterling Publications reserves the right to select counsel and conduct the defense or settlement of any such Claim, which shall not relieve you or your obligation to indemnify as provided above.
Governing Law and Venue
Users are prohibited from uploading, posting or otherwise transmitting on the Website any materials that violate another party's intellectual property rights. When we receive proper notification of alleged copyright infringement, we promptly remove or disable access to the allegedly infringing material and terminate the accounts of repeat infringers in accordance with the digital Millennium Copyright Act. If you believe that any material on the Website infringes upon any copyright which you own or control, please notify us at Copyrights@SterlingPulications.com. (Please direct all general questions to firstname.lastname@example.org).
The information on the Website is provided solely for informational purposes, and does not constitute professional advice. You should not rely on this Website except as an informational resource.
Write to us at:
PO Box 2413
California City, CA 93504
Call us at 800-541-4460 and ask for the Webmaster
E-Mail us at
email@example.com and insert the words "Re: Copyright Violation" in the subject line header of the email.
Last revised May 2011