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Terms of Service

Your Use of Our Sites is Subject to These Terms of Use

Purpose
Our websites are designed to allow authors/editors/publishers (collectively, “Authors”) a wider distribution of their work, to the benefit of interested readers (“Readers”) by making them available on the internet. Anyone who accesses our sites, whether as an Author or a Reader, is regarded as a “User” and is subject to these Terms of Use (“Terms”). Your use of our sites constitutes your binding acceptance of these Terms, as we may modify them from time to time by posting revised Terms on our sites.

Please be aware that Individual Authors may impose additional terms upon Readers accessing their work. By using our websites, you acknowledge that your use is subject to these additional conditions, which are incorporated into these Terms by reference. All rights that we have reserved with respect to these Terms also apply to any additional terms imposed by any Author.

As part of our right to establish the rules governing our websites, we may, but are not required, to take any of the following actions if we regard them as necessary. We may do so in our discretion and we are not required to give notice: (1) suspend, terminate or otherwise limit or restrict your access to all or any part of our websites; (2) change, suspend, or discontinue all or any part of the services we provide; (3) decline to make content available on our websites or remove content once it is available or (4) deactivate accounts and all related information and files.

By using our websites, you agree that we will not be liable to you or any third party for taking any of the above actions.

Our sites may contain links to other sites owned by third parties. Your use of each of those sites is subject to the conditions, if any, that each of those sites has posted. We have no control over sites that are not ours, we do not express any opinion with respect to such sites, and we are not responsible for any changes to or content on them. You are responsible for all interaction with third parties, including any commercial transactions. We will not be responsible or liable for any loss or damage of any sort incurred as the result of any of your transactions with third parties.

Content
Authors are solely responsible for all content they make available on our sites. Any Author who makes content available, by doing so, certifies that he/she owns all intellectual property rights in the content and grants us a worldwide, irrevocable, royalty-free, nonexclusive, sub-licenceable licence to use, reproduce, distribute, publicly display, transfer, transmit, distribute, and publish content for the purposes of (i) displaying content on our sites, (ii) distributing content by any means to users seeking to access it, and/or (iii) storing content. This license shall have the widest possible application. It will apply to the distribution and the storage of content in any current or future medium.

Content may be offensive or inaccurate. Readers bear all risks associated with using any content. We have the right, but not the obligation, to remove any content that may violate these Terms or that is otherwise objectionable.

Fee-based services
Some of the services offered on our sites may require you to pay a fee. You agree to pay all fees and charges that you incur. Unless otherwise noted, all currency references are in US dollars. We may change these fees or institute new fees. If we do, we will give the notices required by applicable law. All fees are payable in accordance with terms effective at the time the fee is payable.

Privacy policy
All of the information that we collect from you, such as registration and credit card information, is subject to our privacy policy.

Information
You will provide us with true, accurate, current, and complete information in response to any request. It is your responsibility to update your information. Do not reveal or share any passwords or account information. Tell us if someone is using your password or account. Failure to do so absolve us of all responsibility we may have.

The technology and the software underlying our sites is the property of MARRS MEDIA INC., its affiliates and licensors. You have no interest in this property. You cannot disclose, use, copy, modify or transfer it in any way without our prior express written permission. Unauthorized access to our sites is a breach of these Terms and a violation of the law. You agree not to access our sites by any means other than those approved by us. You agree not to use any automated means, including, without limitation, agents, robots, scripts, or spiders, to access, monitor, or copy any part of our sites, except those automated means that we have approved in advance and in writing.

Conduct
It is impossible to list all the forms of prohibited conduct. We will fully cooperate with all law-enforcement requests or requirements relating to your use of our sites. We reserve the right to determine what conduct is prohibited. The following are only meant as examples of prohibited conduct:

Violating the legal right of others or otherwise violating the law in any way; this includes illegally downloading files, making false statements including use of false identities and/or affecting use of the sites by others – you are responsible for knowing whether your actions violate this prohibition;

Transmitting information that may affect the operation of another person’s system, such as files that contain viruses or corrupted files;

Advertising (including contests) without our express prior written consent; and/or

Interference with our sites, including overloading.

Copyright
If you believe that content you own has been copied and made accessible in a manner that violates your intellectual property rights, please see the copyright notice at the bottom of this page.

Indemnification
You hereby agree to indemnify, defend and hold MARRS MEDIA INC. and all of our shareholders, officers, directors, owners, employees, agents, affiliates, licensors and/or Users (collectively, the “Indemnified Parties”) harmless from and against any and all liability, losses, costs, and expenses (including attorneys’ fees) incurred by any Indemnified Party in connection with any claim directly or indirectly arising from your use of our sites in any way.

Exclusions and Limits
We are not responsible for any loss of any type arising from the use of our sites, whether or not arguably within our control.

WE DO NOT WARRANT THAT OUR SITES WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR FREE. IN ADDITION, WE DO NOT MAKE ANY WARRANTY AS TO THE CONTENT ON OUR SITES. OUR SITES AND THEIR CONTENT ARE DISTRIBUTED ON AN “AS IS, AS AVAILABLE” BASIS. ANY MATERIAL OBTAINED THROUGH OUR SITES IS DONE AT YOUR OWN DISCRETION AND RISK, AND YOU WILL BE SOLELY RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY POTENTIAL DAMAGES TO YOUR COMPUTER SYSTEM OR LOSS OF DATA THAT RESULTS, DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY, FROM YOUR USE OF OUR SITES. NEITHER WE NOR ANY OF OUR AFFILIATES OR LICENSORS MAKES ANY WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, WARRANTIES OF TITLE OR IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, WITH RESPECT TO OUR SITES OR ANY ASPECT THEREOF. WITHOUT LIMITING THE GENERALTY OF THE FOREGOING, NEITHER WE NOR ANY OF OUR AFFILIATES OR LICENSORS MAKES ANY REPRESENTATION OR WARRANTY THAT OUR SITES WILL MEET YOUR REQUIREMENTS, BE UNINTERRUPTED, TIMELY, SECURE, OR ERROR FREE, OR THAT ANY ERRORS WILL BE CORRECTED. YOU ASSUME THE ENTIRE RISK OR ALL POTENTIAL LOSS, DAMAGE OR LIABILITY WITH RESPECT TO YOUR USE OF OUR SITES.NEITHER WE NOR ANY OFOUR AFFILIATES OR LICENSORS SHALL BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES ARISING DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY OUT OF THE USE OF OUR SITES OR THE INABILITY TO USE OUR SITES, EVEN IF WE HAVE BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. SOME STATES DO NOT ALLOW EXCLUSION OF IMPLIED WARRANTIES OR LIMITATION OF LIABILITY FOR INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES IN SUCH STATES, OUR LIABILITY SHALL BE LIMITED TO THE GREATEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.

Dispute Resolution
MARRS MEDIA INC. may elect to resolve any controversy or claim arising out of or relating to these Terms or our sites by binding arbitration in accordance with the commercial arbitration rules of the London Court of International Arbitration. Any such controversy or claim shall be arbitrated on an individual basis and shall not be consolidated in any arbitration with any claim or controversy of any other party. The arbitration shall be conducted in London, England, and judgment on the arbitration award may be entered in any court having jurisdiction thereof. Either you or we may seek any interim or preliminary relief from a court of competent jurisdiction in England, necessary to protect the rights or the property of you or MARRS MEDIA INC. pending the completion of arbitration.

MARRS MEDIA COPYRIGHT NOTICE
All editorial content and graphics on our sites are protected by Canadian¬† copyright, international treaties, and other applicable copyright laws and may not be copied without the express permission of the Author, who reserves all rights. Reuse without the Author’s permission is strictly prohibited. We encourage the owners of intellectual property rights who believe their rights are being infringed by an Author who displays content on our sites to resolve their disputes directly with that Author.

As a courtesy to owners of intellectual property rights, we are willing to perform a limited investigation of reasonable complaints. However, we provide no guarantee that we will remove the allegedly infringing materials from our site. If you believe that your intellectual property rights have been violated by MARRS MEDIA INC. or by an Author who has displayed content on our sites, please provide the following information to the address listed below:

A description of the copyrighted work that you claim has been infringed and a description of where it is located on the site;
An address, a telephone number, and an e-mail address where we and the Author can contact you;
A statement that you have a good-faith belief that the use is not authorized by the copyright or other intellectual property rights owner, by its agent, or by law;
A statement by you under penalty of perjury that the information in your notice is accurate and that you are the copyright or intellectual property owner or are authorized to act on the owner’s behalf;
Your electronic or physical signature.
You understand that claims of infringement may be difficult if not impossible to resolve. We may request additional information before we remove any infringing material. We may provide the alleged infringing party with your e-mail address so that that person can respond to your allegations. If a dispute cannot be resolved, we reserve the right to remove your content along with that of the alleged infringer pending resolution of the matter.

If your materials have been removed based on the complaints of another party, we will provide you with notice. We will also provide you with the e-mail address of the complaining party so that you may attempt to resolve the issue.

If you believe your copyright material is being used on this Web site without permission, please notify:

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