Sunday, May 31, 2009

Terms of Service

TERMS OF SERVICE is a website for the free flowing exchange of ideas by all people. This is a service provided on a voluntary basis to each user of By viewing or using any portion of this site, the user agrees to abide by the following Terms of Service (the "TOS") or any other notices, terms and conditions set forth on Please review the TOS carefully and adhere to it at all times. reserves the right to alter the contents of the TOS at any time without notice to users.

General may amend the TOS or any other notices, terms, and conditions on this website at any time. Certain provisions of this TOS may be superseded by expressly designated legal notices or terms located on particular pages on this website. No delay or failure to take action under such terms and conditions will constitute a waiver by .

Use of Website
Member is responsible for complying with all applicable federal, state and local laws. Member will not use or any of its services to:

infringe upon the intellectual property rights of others in any manner;
penetrate, modify, or manipulate or any of the hardware or software thereof in order to invade the privacy of, obtain the identity of, or obtain any personal information about (including, inter alia, IP addresses) any user;
modify, erase, or damage any information contained on the computer of any user; or
reverse engineer any portion of the website, or any portion of the website, may not be reproduced, duplicated, copied, sold, resold, or otherwise exploited for any commercial purpose that is not expressly permitted by the administrator of and its affiliates reserve the right to refuse service and terminate accounts at their sole discretion, with or without cause.

Member Submissions
By sending any information or material, user grants an unrestricted, irrevocable license to use, reproduce, display, perform, modify, transmit, and distribute such material or information. User agrees further that shall for any purpose be free to use any concepts, ideas, know-how, or techniques submitted by user.

Information on this website and the service is provided by "AS IS". makes no representations or warranties of any kind, express or implied, as to the operation of this website, the service, or the information, content, materials, services, or products included or referenced on this website. To the full extent permissible by applicable law, disclaims all warranties, express or implied, including, inter alia, implied warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose and any warranties of non-infringement. will not be liable to any party for direct, indirect, special, or other consequential or incidental damages arising directly or indirectly from the use of this website or the service, including, inter alia, any lost profits, business interruption, loss of program or other data on your information handling system or otherwise, even if is expressly advised of the possibility of such damages.

Applicable Laws
This site is created and controlled by from its offices within the United States. As such, the laws of the US will govern these disclaimers, terms, and conditions, without regard to or application of choice of law rules or principles. makes no representation that materials on the website are appropriate or available for use in other locations. Those who choose to access this website from other locations do so on their own initiative and are responsible for compliance with applicable local laws.

Privacy takes privacy seriously. Unique and individual user information will not be sold or disclosed to external parties without prior approval from user. Exceptions will be made for any and all cases involving legal matters. is not responsible for any and all information user voluntarily gives through any of the services provided by or the posts in the message board and articles, photos/personal pictures, private messages to other users ("PMs"), and public and private messages.

All user Content, whether publicly or privately transmitted through, is the sole responsibility of the user. does not monitor all content transmitted to and from users.

User is entirely responsible and liable for her/his activities on User shall maintain a proper level of decorum when interacting with other users. User shall NOT:

post or transmit any content that is illegal in nature or encourages illegal activities;
post or transmit any content that threatens others;
post or transmit any content that is illegal pornographic in nature;
post or transmit any advertising or any form of commercial solicitation;
impersonate any other user;
"flood" the message board (flooding is the process by which a member intentionally attempts to disrupt the flow of content or discussion by posting excessively, often involving, inter alia, posting the same content repeatedly); or
harass any user in any way using any of's services, which include, inter alia, PMs, Lounge posts, article posts, and chat areas. Harassment includes, inter alia:
"spam" messages.

Thank you for your cooperation. Mgmt