DESCRIPTION OF THE SITE
General Description. The site is a commercial website that presents content and information to the TenStrands.org community.
Ages 13 and Over Only. The site is intended for those ages 13 and over. If you are under 13 years of age, then please do not use the TenStrands.org website as there are lots of other great websites for you. Talk to your parents about what sites are appropriate for you.
Right to Modify Site. TenStrands.org reserves the right to immediately change, suspend, remove, or discontinue any part of the site or any content (whether submitted by TenStrands.org or by a member) for any reason, without prior notice or liability.
Conditions of Use. As a condition of use, you agree to all of the following:
You acknowledge that the site is for personal use only. You agree that you will not use the site for any commercial purposes.
You are responsible for all activity that occurs under your name, profiles, and other online identities.
You are solely responsible for your conduct and any Content (defined below) that you submit, post, and display on the site, or that you allow others to submit, post and/or display on the site under your name, profiles, and other online identities.
You must not harass, threaten, impersonate. or intimidate other TenStrands.org users.
You must not upload, post, email, transmit, or otherwise make available any content that is unlawful, harmful, threatening, abusive, harassing, tortious, defamatory, vulgar, obscene, libelous, invasive of another’s privacy, hateful, or racially, ethnically, or otherwise objectionable.
You must not upload, post, email, transmit, or otherwise make available any unsolicited or unauthorized advertising, promotional materials, “junk mail,” “spam,” “chain letters,” “pyramid schemes,” “affiliate links,” or any other form of solicitation.
You must not transmit any worms or viruses or any code of a destructive nature.
You must not violate any local laws in your jurisdiction (including, but not limited to, intellectual property laws).
You must not use the site for any illegal or unauthorized purpose. If you are an international user, you agree to comply with all local laws in your jurisdiction regarding online conduct and acceptable content.
You agree that you will not 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 grant TenStrands.org all of the license grants granted herein.
You agree that you shall be solely responsible for your own content and the consequences of posting it.
TenStrands.org reserves the right, in its sole and absolute discretion, to reject, refuse to post, or remove any posting by you, or to restrict, suspend, or terminate your access to all or any part of TenStrands.org at any time, for any or no reason, without prior notice or warning, and without liability.
SUSPENSION OR TERMINATION OF USE
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 site (or any part thereof) with or without notice. You agree that TenStrands.org shall not be liable to you or any third party for any such modification, suspension, or discontinuance of our site. In addition, we reserve the right to terminate your access to our site for any reason, and to take any other actions that TenStrands.org, in its sole discretion, believes to be in the interest of our company and of our users as a whole.
We have all rights in our site and content. You grant us certain rights when you submit content to us.
TenStrands.org respects the intellectual property rights of others, and TenStrands.org asks that our website visitors and users do the same. It is our policy to disable access to or remove material that we believe in good faith to be infringing on a copyrighted work. TenStrands.org also disables or terminates the use of those who TenStrands.org believes in good faith are repeatedly infringing copyrighted works.
Understand that the content on TenStrands.org provided by TenStrands.org has been licensed from the appropriate rights holders. Taking or appropriating this content may subject users to legal action by these rights holders.
(a) By posting or submitting content on or to our site (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 site and its affiliated publications in the form submitted to store such content, and to distribute such content and use such content for promotional and marketing purposes.
(c) Unless expressly permitted, you may not copy, reproduce, distribute, publish, enter into a database, display, perform, modify, create derivative works from, transmit, or in any way exploit any part of our site or any content thereon, except as permitted under the last sentence of this Section and except that you may make one print copy that is limited to occasional articles of personal interest only. Without limiting the generality of the foregoing (but subject to the last sentence of this Section), you may not distribute any part of this site or any content thereon over any network, including, without limitation, a local area network, or sell or offer it for sale. In addition, these files may not be used to construct any kind of database. Just as we from time to time excerpt materials from other sources in order to support the various commentaries and writings contained herein, we respect the right of others to make “fair use” of the materials contained on our site; accordingly, you may from time to time excerpt and use materials set forth on this site consistent with the principles of “fair use.”
(d) We are concerned about the integrity of our site when it is viewed in a setting created by a third party that includes advertising or other materials that we have not authorized to be displayed with the content of our site. Neither you nor any third party shall make use of the contents of our site in any manner that constitutes an infringement of our rights, including copyright, or that has not been authorized by us.
(e) DMCA notices and other communications regarding intellectual property violations and questions may be sent to:
THIRD PARTY CONTENT
TenStrands.org does not hold any legal rights of ownership of copied content (if any) posted by third parties.
(a) If any articles, blogs, comments, or images appear on TenStrands.org that are in violation of copyright laws, please email info@TenStrands.org and we will remove the offending information.
(b) We are not responsible for and do not necessarily hold the opinions expressed by our content contributors: Opinions and other statements expressed by users and third parties (e.g., bloggers, authors) are theirs alone, not opinions of TenStrands.org. Content created by third parties is the sole responsibility of the third parties and its accuracy and completeness are not endorsed or guaranteed. You acknowledge that by providing you with the ability to view and distribute content through our site, TenStrands.org is not undertaking any obligation or liability relating to the content. TenStrands.org and its affiliates do not undertake or assume any duty to monitor our site for inappropriate or unlawful content. TenStrands.org and its affiliates and employees assume no responsibility or liability which may arise from the content thereof, including, but not limited to, claims for defamation, libel, slander, infringement, invasion of privacy and publicity rights, obscenity, pornography, profanity, fraud, or misrepresentation. Notwithstanding the foregoing, TenStrands.org reserves the right to block or remove communications, postings, or materials at any time in our sole discretion.
(c) We are not responsible for linked sites. We are not responsible for the availability or content of other services that may be linked to our site. Because we have no control over such services, you acknowledge and agree that we are not responsible for the availability of such external services, and that we do not endorse and are not responsible or liable for any content, accuracy, quality, advertising, products, or other materials on or available from such services. You further acknowledge and agree that we 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 such services.
DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTY
Your use of our site is subject to certain disclaimers. OUR SITE IS AVAILABLE “AS IS.” WE DO NOT WARRANT THAT OUR SITE WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR-FREE. THERE MAY BE DELAYS, OMISSIONS, INTERRUPTIONS, AND INACCURACIES IN THE NEWS, INFORMATION, OR OTHER MATERIALS AVAILABLE THROUGH OUR SITE. WE DO NOT MAKE ANY WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, THOSE OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, WITH RESPECT TO OUR SITE OR ANY INFORMATION OR GOODS THAT ARE AVAILABLE OR ADVERTISED OR SOLD THROUGH OUR SITE. WE DO NOT MAKE ANY REPRESENTATIONS, NOR DO WE ENDORSE THE ACCURACY, COMPLETENESS, TIMELINESS OR RELIABILITY OF ANY ADVICE, OPINION, STATEMENT, OR OTHER MATERIAL OR DATABASE DISPLAYED, UPLOADED, OR DISTRIBUTED ON THIS SITE OR AVAILABLE THROUGH LINKS ON OUR SITE. WE RESERVE THE RIGHT TO CORRECT ANY ERRORS OR OMISSIONS ON OUR SITE. ALTHOUGH WE INTEND TO TAKE REASONABLE STEPS TO PREVENT THE INTRODUCTION OF VIRUSES, WORMS, “TROJAN HORSES,” OR OTHER DESTRUCTIVE MATERIALS TO OUR SITE, WE DO NOT GUARANTEE OR WARRANT THAT OUR SITE OR MATERIALS THAT MAY BE DOWNLOADED FROM OUR SITE DO NOT CONTAIN SUCH DESTRUCTIVE FEATURES. WE ARE NOT LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES OR HARM ATTRIBUTABLE TO SUCH FEATURES. IF YOU RELY ON OUR SITE AND ANY MATERIALS AVAILABLE THROUGH OUR SITE, YOU DO SO SOLELY AT YOUR OWN RISK.
OUR SITE MAY CONTAIN VARIOUS COMBINATIONS OF TEXT, IMAGES, AUDIOVISUAL PRODUCTIONS, OPINIONS, STATEMENTS, FACTS, ARTICLES, DATA, OR OTHER INFORMATION CREATED BY US OR BY THIRD PARTIES. DUE TO THE NUMBER OF SOURCES FROM WHICH CONTENT ON OUR SITE IS OBTAINED, AND THE INHERENT HAZARDS OF ELECTRONIC DISTRIBUTION, THERE MAY BE DELAYS, OMISSIONS, OR INACCURACIES IN SUCH CONTENT. ACCORDINGLY, SUCH CONTENT, INCLUDING DATA, IS FOR YOUR REFERENCE ONLY AND SHOULD NOT BE RELIED UPON BY YOU FOR ANY PURPOSE.
DISCLAIMER OF CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES.
IN NO EVENT SHALL TENSTRANDS.ORG, ITS SUPPLIERS, OR ANY THIRD PARTIES MENTIONED ON TENSTRANDS.ORG BE LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES WHATSOEVER (INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, INCIDENTAL AND CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, LOST PROFITS, OR DAMAGES RESULTING FROM LOST DATA OR BUSINESS INTERRUPTION) RESULTING FROM THE USE OR INABILITY TO USE TENSTRANDS.ORG AND TENSTRANDS.ORG CONTENT, WHETHER BASED ON WARRANTY, CONTRACT, TORT, OR ANY OTHER LEGAL THEORY, AND WHETHER OR NOT TENSTRANDS.ORG IS ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES.
TENSTRANDS.ORG LIABILITY FOR USER CONTENT AND INTERACTIONS THROUGHOUT THE WEBSITE
TenStrands.org may take any action with respect to user content that it deems necessary or appropriate in its sole discretion if it believes that such user content could create liability for TenStrands.org, damage TenStrands.org’s brand or public image, or cause TenStrands.org to lose (in whole or in part) the services of its ISPs or other suppliers.
While TenStrands.org reserves the right in its sole discretion to remove user content and other material from TenStrands.org from time to time, TenStrands.org does not assume any obligation to do so and disclaims any liability for failing to take any such action.
TenStrands.org is not involved in the actual communications between TenStrands.org users. As a result, TenStrands.org has no control over the accuracy, reliability, completeness, or timeliness of user content submitted on TenStrands.org and makes no representations about any user content on TenStrands.org.
In addition, note that there are risks, including, but not limited to, the risk of physical harm, of dealing with strangers, foreign nationals, underage persons, or people acting under false pretenses. You assume all risks associated with dealing with other users with whom users come in contact through TenStrands.org. By its very nature, other people’s information may be offensive, harmful, or inaccurate, and, in some cases, will be mislabeled or deceptively labeled.
We expect that you will use caution and common sense when using TenStrands.org.
If you are a California resident, you waive California Civil Code Section 1542, which says: “A general release does not extend to claims which the creditor does not know or suspect to exist in his or her favor at the time of executing the release, which if known by him or her must have materially affected his or her settlement with the debtor.”
TenStrands.org may contain inaccuracies or typographical errors. TenStrands.org makes no representations about the accuracy, reliability, completeness, or timeliness of any TenStrands.org content. The use of all TenStrands.org content is at your own risk. Changes are periodically made to TenStrands.org and may be made at any time. You acknowledge and agree that you are solely responsible for the form, content, and accuracy of any resume or material contained therein placed by you on TenStrands.org.
TenStrands.org cannot guarantee and does not promise any specific results from use of TenStrands.org. No advice or information, whether oral or written, obtained by a user from TenStrands.org shall create any warranty not expressly stated herein.
LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
TENSTRANDS.ORG ’S MAXIMUM LIABILITY ARISING OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH TENSTRANDS.ORG OR YOUR USE OF TENSTRANDS.ORG CONTENT, REGARDLESS OF THE CAUSE OF ACTION (WHETHER IN CONTRACT, TORT, BREACH OF WARRANTY, OR OTHERWISE), WILL NOT EXCEED $100.
We may be legally compelled to disclose certain information. You agree that in the event we receive a subpoena issued by a court or from a law enforcement or government agency, we shall comply with such subpoenas without your consent or prior notice to you and may disclose your IP address, name, IP location, or other information in response thereto.
Trademarks. TenStrands.org, the TenStrands.org logo, and other TenStrands.org logos and names are the intellectual property of TenStrands.org. You agree not to display or use this intellectual property in any manner without TenStrands.org’s prior, written consent.