WEBSITE TERMS OF USE POLICY

 

Welcome to the website of Your Beautiful Story (“We” and “Us”). You may use the website yourbeautifulstory.com (“Our Website”) and the information distributed in conjunction with Our Website subject to your acceptance of the following Terms of Use and other notices posted on Our Website.

 

Your use of Our Website or of any content presented in any and all areas of Our Website indicates your acknowledgment and agreement to our Terms of Use which includes other notices posted on Our Website from time to time. If you do not agree to be bound by and comply with all of the Terms of Use, you may not access or use Our Website. We suggest you print a copy of this document for your records.

 

TERMS OF USE

 

General Terms and Conditions.  Our Website gives users the ability to publish their written word at no monetary value and build a community of readers and followers to support and promote their work.

 

You must be 18 years or older to use Our Website and you represent and warrant to Us that (a) you are 18 or older and legally capable to enter into contracts, (b) you are providing Us at all times true, accurate and up to date information about yourself, (c) you will comply at all times with the Terms of Use and applicable law, and (d) your use of Our Website will not violate the rights of any third party. 

 

We will always have the right, at our sole discretion, to modify, add or remove any terms or conditions of the Terms of Use without notice or liability to you. Any changes to the Terms of Use shall be effective immediately following the posting of such changes on Our Website. You agree to review the Terms of Use from time to time and agree that any subsequent use by you of Our Website following changes to the Terms of Use shall constitute your acceptance of all such changes.

 

We reserve the right to delete any message, comment, or post for any reason whatsoever, at our sole discretion.

 

Our Website is for informational purposes only and is not intended to provide specific health care, financial, accounting, tax, or legal advice. The information contained on Our Website is provided to you solely for your own personal, non-commercial use and not for purposes of resale, distribution, public display or performance, or any other uses by you in any form or manner whatsoever.

 

No Warranty of Accuracy.  Our Website contains information and content posted by contributors and other users.  You agree that neither We, nor any contributor or user, or any other person or entity associated with Us, will be held responsible for the contents, accuracy, completeness, or validity of any information posted on Our Website.  You agree that you will not use Our Website to post any material, or links to any material, which is knowingly false and/or defamatory, inaccurate, abusive, vulgar, hateful, harassing, obscene, profane, sexually oriented, threatening, invasive of a person’s privacy, or otherwise violative of any law.

 

Our Website, including all content thereon, is not meant to be a substitute for medical advice from your doctor or health care provider and We make no warranties, express or implied, as to the completeness, accuracy, or appropriateness for any purpose of any information or content contained in Our Website. You are encouraged to consult with your health care provider with any questions or concerns you may have regarding any health condition which you may have.

 

You should never disregard medical advice or delay seeking it because of a statement you have read on Our Website. Our Website should not be used in lieu of advice given by qualified medical professionals. It is important that Our Website is used only in conjunction with qualified medical guidance.

 

We May Discontinue or Suspend Our Site or Terminate Your Use. We reserve the right at any time and from time to time to modify or discontinue, temporarily or permanently, Our Website (or any part thereof) with or without notice. You agree that We shall not be liable to you or any third party for any such modification, suspension or discontinuance of Our Website. In addition, We reserve the right to terminate your access to Our Website for any reason, and to take any other actions that We, in our sole discretion, believes to be in the interest of our company and of our users as a whole.

We Have All Rights In Our Website and Content.

Ÿ    Our Website is protected by copyright as a collective work or compilation under the copyright laws of the United States and other applicable law, and We have all rights therein (subject to the rights of our licensors and licensees under applicable agreements, understandings and arrangements). All individual contributions, content and other elements comprising Our Website are also copyrighted works, and We have all rights therein (subject to the rights of our licensors and licensees under applicable agreements, understandings and arrangements). You must abide by all additional copyright notices or restrictions contained on Our Website.

Ÿ    In order to contribute a story or article for consideration to be posted on Our Website, you must first submit a Contributor Agreement (yourbeautifulstory.com).  In the event you have not submitted a Contributor Agreement, by posting or submitting content on or to Our Website (regardless of the form or medium with respect to such content, whether text, videos, photographs, audio or otherwise), you are giving Us, and our affiliates, agents and third party contractors the right to display or publish such content on Our Website and its affiliated publications (either in the form submitted or in the form of a derivative or adapted work), to store such content, and to distribute such content and use such content for promotional and marketing purposes. Without limiting the generality of the foregoing, with respect to any video submissions to Us made by you from time to time, you understand and agree that We may, compile, re-edit, adapt or modify your video submission, or create derivative works therefrom, either on a stand-alone basis or in combination with other video submissions, and you shall have no rights with respect thereto and We or our licensees shall be free to display and publish the same.

Your Warranty.  You agree that you shall be solely responsible for your own submissions and the consequences of posting or publishing them. This includes, for example, any personal information, or other underlying information for you or others. WE ARE NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR THE CONSEQUENCES OF YOUR SHARING OR POSTING ANY PERSONAL OR OTHER INFORMATION ON OUR WEBSITE. You may not post content intended to provide professional advice, including the provision of medical advice, or advertising of any kind. In connection with each of your submissions, you affirm, represent, and/or warrant that: (1) you own or have the necessary licenses, rights, consents, and permissions to use and authorize Us to use all patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright or other proprietary rights in and to any and all such submissions to enable inclusion and use of such submissions in the manner contemplated by Us and these Site Terms; and (2) you have the written consent, release, and/or permission of each and every identifiable individual person in such submissions to use the name or likeness of each and every such identifiable individual person to enable inclusion and use of such submissions in the manner contemplated by Us and these Terms of Use. You agree that you will not: (a) submit material that is copyrighted, protected by trade secret or otherwise subject to third party proprietary rights, including privacy and publicity rights, unless you are the owner of such rights or have permission from their rightful owner to post the material and to grant Us all of the rights granted herein; (b) publish falsehoods or misrepresentations that could damage Us or any third party; (c) submit material that is unlawful, obscene, defamatory, libelous, threatening, pornographic, harassing, hateful, racially or ethnically offensive, or encourages conduct that would be considered a criminal offense, give rise to civil liability, violate any law, or is otherwise inappropriate; or (d) post advertisements or solicitations of business. We reserve the right to remove or not publish submissions without prior notice.

Disclaimer of Liability.  yourbeautifulstory.com is provided to you on an “as is” and “as available” basis.  To the maximum extent permitted by law, We disclaim all representations and warranties, express or implied, with respect to Our Website, including, but not limited to, implied warranties, merchantability and fitness for any particular purpose and implied warranties arising from course of dealing or course of performance.  You agree that We will not be liable for any costs or damages arising out of the use of Our Website and hereby expressly waive any such claim against Us or any owners, officers, employees, agents, representatives or affiliates of Your Beautiful Story.

Choice of Law.  This Agreement shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of California, without reference to conflicts of law rules, and you consent to exclusive jurisdiction and venue in the courts located in Los Angeles County, California for all matters in connection with this Agreement or your use of Our Website.