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Terms of Service June 11, 2006

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Terms of Service:
The Your Story website (“Website”) is a service operated by the owner of the website. Any use of the Website is subject to the following Terms and Conditions of Use (“Terms and Conditions”), all of which are incorporated by reference into these Terms and Conditions. Your use of the Website will constitute your acceptance of these terms and conditions.
1. Responsibility of Contributors. If you post a story, comment on a story, post material to the Website, post links on the Website to material on , or otherwise make material available by means of the Website (any such material, “Content”), You are entirely responsible for the content of, and any harm resulting from, that Content. That is the case regardless of whether the Content in question constitutes text, graphics, an audio file, or computer software. By making Content available, you represent and warrant that:
o the downloading, copying and use of the Content will not infringe the proprietary rights, including but not limited to the copyright, patent, trademark or trade secret rights, of any third party;
o if your employer has rights to intellectual property you create, you have either (i) received permission from your employer to post or make available the Content, including but not limited to any software, or (ii) secured from your employer a waiver as to all rights in or to the Content;
o you have fully complied with any third-party licenses relating to the Content, and have done all things necessary to successfully pass through to end users any required terms;
o the Content does not contain or install any viruses, worms, malware, Trojan horses or other harmful or destructive content;
o the Content is not spam, and does not contain unethical or unwanted commercial content designed to drive traffic to third party sites or boost the search engine rankings of third party sites, or to further unlawful acts (such as phishing) or mislead recipients as to the source of the material (such as spoofing);
o the Content is not obscene or libelous, and does not violate the privacy or publicity rights of any third party; and
o you have, in the case of Content that includes computer code, accurately categorized and/or described the type, nature, uses and effects of the materials, whether requested to do so by Your Story or otherwise.
By submitting Content to Your Story for inclusion in the Website, you grant Your Story a world-wide, royalty-free, and non-exclusive license to reproduce, modify, adapt and publish the Content. If you request Content that belongs to you to be deleted, Your Story will use reasonable efforts to remove it from the Website, but you acknowledge that caching or references to the Content may not be made immediately unavailable.
Without limiting any of those representations or warranties, Your Story has the right (though not the obligation) to, in Your Story’s sole discretion (i) refuse or remove any content that, in Your Story’s reasonable opinion, violates any Your Story policy or is in any way harmful or objectionable, or (ii) terminate or deny access to and use of the Website to any individual or entity for any reason, in Your Story’s sole discretion. Your Story will have no obligation to provide a refund of any amounts previously paid.
2. Responsibility of Website Visitors. Your Story has not reviewed, and cannot review, all of the material, including computer software, posted to the Website, and cannot therefore be responsible for that material’s content, use or effects. By operating the Website, Your Story does not represent or imply that it endorses the material there posted, or that it believes such material to be accurate, useful or non-harmful. You are responsible for taking precautions as necessary to protect yourself and your computer systems from viruses, worms, Trojan horses, and other harmful or destructive content. The Website may contain content that is offensive, indecent, or otherwise objectionable, as well as content containing technical inaccuracies, typographical mistakes, and other errors. The Website may also contain material that violates the privacy or publicity rights, or infringes the intellectual property and other proprietary rights, of third parties, or the downloading, copying or use of which is subject to additional terms and conditions, stated or unstated. Your Story disclaims any responsibility for any harm resulting from the use by visitors of the Website, or from any downloading by those visitors of content there posted.
3. Content Posted on Other Websites. We have not reviewed, and cannot review, all of the material, including computer software, made available through the websites and webpages to which Your Story links, and that link to Your Story. Your Story does not have any control over those non- Your Story websites and webpages, and is not responsible for their contents or their use. By linking to a non- Your Story website or webpage, Your Story does not represent or imply that it endorses such website or webpage. You are responsible for taking precautions as necessary to protect yourself and your computer systems from viruses, worms, Trojan horses, and other harmful or destructive content. Your Story disclaims any responsibility for any harm resulting from your use of non- Your Story websites and webpages.
4. Copyright Info. As Your Story asks others to respect its intellectual property rights, it respects the intellectual property rights of others. In the case of a visitor who may infringe or repeatedly infringes the copyrights or other intellectual property rights of Your Story or others, Your Story may, in its discretion, deny access to and use of the Website. In the case of such termination, Your Story will have no obligation to provide a refund of any amounts previously paid to Your Story.
5. Trademarks. Your Story, the Your Story logo, and all other trademarks, service marks, graphics and logos used in connection with Your Story, or the Website are trademarks or registered trademarks of Your Story. Other trademarks, service marks, graphics and logos used in connection with the Website may be the trademarks of other third parties. Your use of the Website grants you no right or license to reproduce or otherwise use any Your Story or third-party trademarks.
6. Changes. The Website, including without limitation all content there available and these Terms and Conditions, may be changed at the sole discretion of Your Story and without notice. You are bound by any such updates or changes, including but not limited to those affecting these Terms and Conditions, and so should periodically review these Terms and Conditions.
7. Notes regarding ownership
The owner of this website is Alexandru Monahov. He reserves the right to decide upon any matter regarding the website.
8. Limitation of warranties of Your Story, its suppliers and its licensors. Except as otherwise expressly stated, all content posted to or available from the Website is provided “as is”, and Your Story, its suppliers and its licensors make no representations or warranties, express or implied, including but not limited to warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, title or non-infringement of proprietary rights. You understand and agree that you download from, or otherwise obtain content or services through, the Website at your own discretion and risk, and that Your Story, its suppliers and its licensors will have no liability or responsibility for any damage to your computer system or data that results from the download or use of such content or services.
9. Limitation of liability of Your Story, its suppliers and its licensors. Except as otherwise expressly stated, in no event will Your Story, its suppliers or its licensors be liable to you or any other party for any direct, indirect, special, consequential or exemplary damages, regardless of the basis or nature of the claim, resulting from any use of the Website, or the contents thereof or of any hyperlinked website including without limitation any lost profits, business interruption, loss of data or otherwise, even if Your Story, its suppliers or its licensors were expressly advised of the possibility of such damages. Any refunding of sums or claims made by you will be made totally at Your Story’s discretion.
10. General Representation and Warranty. You represent and warrant that your use of the Website will be in accordance with these Terms and Conditions, with any applicable laws and regulations, including without limitation any local laws or regulations in your country, state, city, or other governmental area, regarding online conduct and acceptable content, and including all applicable laws regarding the transmission of technical data exported from the country in which you reside, and with any other applicable policy or terms and conditions.
11. Indemnification. You agree to defend, indemnify and hold harmless Your Story, its contractors, and its licensors, and their respective directors, officers, employees and agents from and against any and all claims and expenses, including attorneys’ fees, arising out of your use of the Website, including but not limited to out of your violation of any representation or warranty contained in these Terms and Conditions.
12. Miscellaneous. These Terms and Conditions constitute the entire agreement between Your Story and you concerning the subject matter hereof, and they may only be modified by a written amendment signed by an authorized executive of Your Story, or by the posting by Your Story of a revised version. Except to the extent applicable law, if any, provides otherwise, these Terms and Conditions, any access to or use of the Website will be governed by the laws of MD., excluding its conflict of law provisions, and the proper venue for any disputes arising out of or relating to any of the same will be the state and federal courts located in MD. If any part of these Terms and Conditions is held invalid or unenforceable, that part will be construed to reflect the parties’ original intent, and the remaining portions will remain in full force and effect. A waiver by either party of any term or condition of these Terms and Conditions or any breach thereof, in any one instance, will not waive such term or condition or any subsequent breach thereof. You may assign your rights under these Terms and Conditions to any party that consents to, and agrees to be bound by, its terms; Your Story may assign its rights under these Terms and Conditions without condition. These Terms and Conditions will be binding upon and will inure to the benefit of the parties, their successors and permitted assigns.
Copyright Alexandru Monahov, 2006

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