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Terms and Conditions

Website policies:

Before you submit any blog, article, post, comment, video, content or any other material (each, a “Submission”), please read these rules and conditions (the “Terms”). If you use this website (this “Website”) in any manner, including, but not limited to by posting or otherwise submiting any Submission, you agree to follow the Terms (as the Terms may be amended from time to time). Further, you agree that you are bound by the Terms (as they may be amended from time to time).

Guidelines for inclusion of blogs:

While there is no length required for submission, we prefer one or two pages at most. For safety reasons, blogs SHOULD NOT include your name. However, blogs should include a pseudonym or your initials. Ideally, it would also be useful if you include the state you reside in, your age and if you are a male or female. This information may help parents in selecting appropriate blogs to use with their own children. If you are under the age of 18, please DO NOT include any information that would be able to be used by someone to identify you.

How do we choose which Submissions to publish; do we edit Submissions?

We look for blogs that will be useful for parents to have meaningful discussions with their teens. They can be about any topic that is meaningful to you. We reserve the right to not publish any Submission. We reserve the right, with or without notice, to edit any submission, either before, or after publishing. We reserve the right to remove any Submission, with, or without, notice.

Will you tell me if you post a Submission?

We will try our best to read all blogs that are submitted, and we will try hard to let you know if we post your blog. Please do not be angry if we do not reach out to you. Please check back often and see if your blog was posted.

Not necessarily our opinion; no liability:

Submissions and Content (as hereinafter defined) do not necessarily reflect the views of this Webite or its owner (the “Website Owner”). They do not represent any group or organization that the Website Owner is affiliated with. Submissions and Content created by third parties is solely the responsibility of the third parties. The Website does not guaranty the accuracy or completeness of any Submission or Content, or any links from the Website, or content in such links. The Website and the Website Owner (and its affiliates, successors, assigns, employees, agents, directors, officers and shareholders) do not undertake or assume any duty to monitor the Website for inappropriate or unlawful content, nor do they assume any responsibility or liability which may arise from the Submissions, the Content or any other portion of the Website, including, but not limited to, claims for defamation, libel, slander, infringement, invasion of privacy and publicity rights, fraud, or misrepresentation. The Website, the Website Owner, and its affiliates, and their respective members, directors, officers, managers, employees, shareholders, agents and licensors are not liable for incidental, indirect, consequential, special, punitive, or exemplary damages of any kind, including, without limitation, lost revenues or profits, loss of business or loss of data, in any way related, directly or indirectly, to the Website or otherwise, including, without limitation, any claim, loss or injury based on errors, omissions, interruptions or other inaccuracies on the Website. Any claim against any of the foregoing shall be limited to the amount you paid, if any, for use of the Website.

Ownership of material you post or submit:

By posting, submitting or otherwise providing any Submission, you are giving the Website Owner (and its agents and licensees) a world-wide, perpetual, irrevocable, royalty free license to utilize the Submission for any and all purposes, including, in any media and in any form that the Website Owner shall elect, in the sole discretion of the Website Owner. Without limiting the foregoing, you agree that the Website Owner (and its agents and licensees)  may utilize the Submission in the form submitted by you, or in the form of a derivative or adapted work, to store the Submission, to use the Submission for promotional and marketing purposes and to distribute the Submission. The Website Owner may compile, edit and re-edit, adapt or modify any Submission and to create derivative works from each Submission, whether on a stand-alone basis or in combination with other Submissions, or other material or content.

Ownership of other material on the Website:

Website Owner owns all content on the Website, including, without limitation, blogs, posts, video, comments, text, copy, articles, and all other content (collectively, the “Content”) (other than certain work that may be licensed from others or that may be owned by others and linked to by the Website). All of the Content is protected by copyright as a collective work or compilation under the copyright laws of the United States and other countries, and Website Owner has all rights therein.

Changes and discontinuation:

This Website may be discontinued or modified at any time, with or without notice. This Website and the Website Owner shall not be liable to anyone for any modification or discontinuance of the Website.

Rules Applicable to Your Submission:

You are solely responsible for your Submissions and the consequences of posting or publishing your Submission. By asking the Website to post your Submission, you represent, and warrant that you own the rights, to use the Submission and you authorize the Website to use the Submission for all purposes as described in the Terms, including all patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright or other proprietary rights in and to any the Submission.

How you can use the material on this Website:

Unless the Website grants you written permission, you may not reproduce, distribute, publish, or exploit in any manner any portion of the Website, except that you may make printed copies for personal use only. You may not sell any Content or other material on this Website. You may excerpt materials on this Website in a manner consistent with the principles of “fair use”.

No Responsibility for advertisers. The Website is not responsible or liable for any content, accuracy, quality, advertising, products or other materials on or available from any advertiser or service provider. The Website shall not be responsible or liable, directly or indirectly, for any damage or loss caused or alleged to be caused by or in connection with the use of or reliance on any content, goods or services available on or through any advertiser or service provider.

New York Law Governs: These Terms are governed by the laws of the State of New York, without regard to conflict of laws principles. The caption to each paragraph of these Terms are for convenience only.

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