We apologize for all this, but our lawyers made us do it…
In order to clarify what is and what is not defamation, libel and/or an ‘actionable offense’ on this website, it is important to state, clarify, and make absolutely clear — that unless specifically stated, NOTHING ON THIS WEBSITE should be construed to be an allegation, accusation, or statement of fact or crime or wrongdoing as it relates to any person, persons, company, corporation, or other entity with regard to criminality or an other otherwise actionable act.
In simple language, EVERYTHING YOU SEE, READ AND HEAR on this website, even if and when not specifically stated as such, IS OPINION WITHOUT MALICE unless otherwise stated.
This information applies to all posts, videos, audio, images, and other data and material posted and visible on this website.
Unless otherwise noted and subject to the provisions below, everything you see and hear on this website is either owned by, or licensed to us, or used under the Fair Use copyright laws of the United States. We reserve all rights in and to material that has not been expressly granted to third parties.
We sometimes post text, graphics, photos, audio, and video which we neither own nor have a license to use only when and/or if we believe in good faith that the use of such material constitutes fair use as defined by Section 107 of Title 17 of the United States Code, as amended. If you own the copyright or trademark to any such work and believe that our use fails to qualify for protection under Section 107, please request removal from the site by contacting us via the contact form on the site, providing ALL information and data as requested below.
You may not record, reproduce, transmit, license, sell or otherwise exploit for any purpose any content that appears on this site without prior written consent except, of course, to the extent you’re entitled to do so under Section 107 of Title 17.
Reporting Claims of Copyright Infringement
We will respond to notices of alleged copyright infringement ONLY if they comply with and adhere to applicable law.
If you believe any material accessible on or from this site (the “Website”) infringe your copyright you may request removal of that material by submitting written notification to our copyright agent VIA THE CONTACT PAGE, supplying ALL the information as described below. In accordance with the Online Copyright Infringement Liability Limitation Act of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (17 U.S.C. § 512) (”DMCA”), the written notice (the “DMCA Notice”) MUST include the following:
- Your physical or electronic signature.
- Identification of the copyrighted work you believe to have been infringed or, if the claim involves multiple works, a representative list of such works.
- Identification of the material you believe to be infringing in a sufficiently precise manner to allow us to locate that material.
- Adequate information by which we can contact you (including your name, postal address, telephone number, and email address).
- A statement that you have a good faith belief that use of the copyrighted material is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law, or covered under Section 107 of Title 17 of the United States Code, as amended and why.
- A statement that the information in the written notice is accurate.
- A statement, under penalty of perjury, that you are, or are authorized to act on behalf of the copyright owner.
Please send these notices to us using our CONTACT PAGE, which is accessible on the home page of this Website.
If you fail to comply with ALL the requirements of Section 512(c)(3) of the DMCA, your DMCA Notice will be invalid, NOT effective, and will be ignored.
Please be aware that if you knowingly materially misrepresent or falsely state that material or activity on the website is infringing your copyright you may be held liable for damages (including costs and attorneys’ fees) under Section 512(f) of the DMCA.
You agree that your use of this website shall be at your sole risk. To the fullest extent permitted by law, we and our employees, independent contractors, affiliates, and agents disclaim all warranties, express or implied, including but not limited to any warranties of accuracy, reliability, title, merchantability, non-infringement, fitness for a particular purpose or any other warranty, condition, guarantee or representation, whether oral, in writing or in electronic form, in connection with this website and your use thereof.
This website makes no warranties or representations about the accuracy or completeness of this site’s content or the content of any sites linked to this site and assume no liability or responsibility for any errors, omissions, or inaccuracies of content, personal injury or property damage, of any nature whatsoever, resulting from your access to and use of our website, unauthorized access to or use of the servers and/or any and all personal information and/or financial information stored therein, interruption or cessation of transmission to or from this website, claims of bugs, viruses, Trojan horses, or the like, and/or errors or omissions in any content or for any loss or damage of any kind incurred as a result of the use of any content posted, emailed, transmitted, or otherwise made available via this site.
Limitation of Liability
In no event shall our employees, independent contractors, affiliates, or agents or we be liable to you for any direct, indirect, incidental, special, punitive, or consequential damages whatsoever resulting from errors or inaccuracies of content or claims of personal injury or property damage, of any nature whatsoever, resulting from your access and use of this website, interruption or cessation of transmission to or from our website, or errors or omissions in any content or for any loss or damage of any kind incurred as a result of your use of any content posted, emailed, transmitted, or otherwise made available via this site.
By using this site you specifically acknowledge that we shall NOT be liable for monitoring any transaction(s) between you and others, or for the defamatory, offensive, or illegal conduct of any third-party and that the risk of harm or damage from the foregoing rests entirely with you.
In order to CONTACT us, you must provide a valid e-mail address, which we retain. We also retain your IP address. You may also provide other information such as your name (a pseudo name is acceptable). This too, will be retained. NO OTHER PERSONAL DATA IS EVER STORED ON OUR SERVER! We do not share any of this information with anyone.
We reserve the right to disclose information we have collected from you, which we will do ONLY in the following circumstances: (1) if we believe in good faith that we are required to do so by law or (2) if we believe in good faith that such disclosure is necessary to defend our site’s infrastructure or legal rights or (3) if we are ordered via warrant or subpoena to do by a law enforcement agency. (4) you send, transmit or upload vile, profane or similar material and we ban you from our site. If you send us an e-mail message via our contact page we will assume that you consent to your message including your name, email address, IP address and/or other data being reprinted in full on the website. If you do not consent to that information being made public, please say so in your message.
Threatening and/or Abusive Communications
Notwithstanding any of the foregoing provisions, we reserve the right to collect, disclose, and publicize user data, IP addresses, e-mail addresses, and any and all other personal information about anyone who, in any format or by any medium left on this website, abuses or threatens himself or others. We will not honor requests for privacy attached to such communications. We further reserve the right to share any such data and information related to threatening and abusive communications with any local, state, and federal law enforcement agency, either voluntarily or in response to an agency’s simple request.
These stipulations and rules apply to this website. They do not apply to any third party.
Notwithstanding the foregoing, in the event of bankruptcy, insolvency, reorganization, receivership, or assignment for the benefit of creditors, we may not be able to control how my user data are disposed of.