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Terms and Conditions of Use
(everything below).

You must be 13 or older to use this site.

  


USE THIS SITE AT YOUR OWN RISK. ALL SERVICES ARE PROVIDED "AS IS" AND/OR "AS AVAILABLE."

Ad Free Poets

Members agree to allow PoetryPoem.com to show ads on their sites when they cancel their ad-free subscriptions even if the subscription period has not expired. This is needed to allow us to manage the optional ad-free service.

You agree not to threaten PoetryPoem.com, members, owners, hosting companies, and affiliated sites in anyway. Threats of legal action or other threats may result in immediate site deletion without warning to the member or user. PoetryPoem, owners, hosting companies, and affiliated sites determine what constitutes a violation of this provision.

Indemnification. User and Member agrees that it shall defend, indemnify, save and hold poetrypoem, poetrypoems.com, Monique, moderators, and other associates harmless from any and all demands, liabilities, losses, costs and claims, including reasonable attorney's fees asserted against poetrypoem, its agents, its members, officers and employees, that may arise or result from any service provided or performed or agreed to be performed or any product sold by member, it's agents, employees or assigns. Member agrees to defend, indemnify and hold harmless poetrypoem against liabilities arising out of; (1) any injury to person or property caused by any products sold or otherwise distributed in connection with poetrypoem's server; (2) any material supplied by member infringing or allegedly infringing on the proprietary rights of a third party; ( 3) copyright infringement and (4) any defective products sold or otherwise delivered to member from poetrypoem's server.



If at any time You do not agree to be bound by these Rules, You should immediately end Your use of the Service. poetrypoem may change the Rules and the scope of the Services in whole or in part, at any time without notice. Such changes will be posted on the Site using this page and such posting will constitute notice to You.

Please make your own backup copies of your material prior to posting it on poetrypoem.   We do not make backups for you.  This is a beta site. Use it at your own risk.

Authors maintain all Copyrights to their poetry.  
You agree to only post items that you have the copyrights to or have permission from the copyright holder.

Authors agree to allow their work to be displayed on the "Last 100 Posts" Page, "poetrypoem's main page", and on search page results or other pages such as on the forum.
Everything you post or enter on poetrypoems.com or poetrypoem.com can be made public and will likely be displayed on forum and search pages. This includes poetry, emails, private messages and feedbacks/critiques you provide and send.

poetrypoem provides Internet World Wide Web page hosting, Marketing, and Development. poetrypoem has certain legal and ethical responsibilities consisting with the use of its server and equipment involved in these services.

poetrypoem general policy is to act as a provider of internet presence. poetrypoem has specific ethical concerns regarding the use of its computers detailed below. poetrypoem reserves the right to suspend or cancel a member's access to any or all services provided by poetrypoem when we decide that the site has been inappropriately used.

Specific Acceptable Use Policies


Server Abuse

Any attempt to undermine or cause harm to a server, or member, of poetrypoem is strictly prohibited. Unauthorized use of other people's sites on poetrypoem is prohibited. Abuse includes attempts at "internet scamming" (tricking other people into releasing their passwords), password robbery, security hole scanning etc.

Any unauthorized use of sites or computers by a poetrypoem member, whether or not the attacked site or computer belongs to poetrypoem, will result in action against the attacker. Possible actions include warnings, site suspension or cancellation, and civil or criminal legal action, depending on the seriousness of the attack.

Abuse of Unlimited Traffic

poetrypoem's Ad-Free members are privileged to be offered unlimited traffic for their web sites. The intention of poetrypoem is to provide a large space to serve web documents, not an off site storage area for electronic files.

To maintain the integrity of our service poetrypoem will be the sole arbiter as to what constitutes a violation of this provision.

Advertisements
Ad-Free subscribers can display ads on their sites. Non Ad-Free subscribers are not allowed to place advertisements on their site. Authors can use this site to promote their "own" books as long as they do not violate the other parts of these terms of use.    poetrypoem will place advertisements on your site for the purpose of generating income for poetrypoem. You agree to allow poetrypoem to keep any money or valuables received by poetrypoem by advertising on your site.

Cancellation

poetrypoem reserves the right to cancel service at any time.

Indecency Clause.
poetrypoem services may only be used for lawful purposes. Transmission or solicitation of any material that violates United States Federal, State or other laws that may apply in this jurisdiction or your local area is prohibited. This may include material that is obscene, threatening, harassing, libelous, or in any way a violation of intellectual property laws. No material may be published on Web pages hosted by poetrypoem that would commonly be considered "indecent" or "appealing to the prurient interest" also commonly referred to as "adult" material, nor will any links to such sites exist within the Web pages hosted by poetrypoem.

Lawful Purpose

poetrypoem reserves the right to refuse service to anyone. Members may only use poetrypoem server for lawful purpose. Transmission of any material in violation of any Federal, State or Local regulation is prohibited. This includes, but is not limited to copyrighted material, material legally judged to be threatening or obscene, and material protected by trade secrets. The designation of any materials as such described above is left entirely to the discretion of poetrypoem management. Any dispute will be litigated or arbitrated in Marshall County, West Virginia.

DEALINGS WITH ADVERTISERS

Your correspondence or business dealings with, or participation in promotions of, advertisers found on or through the Service, including payment and delivery of related goods or services, and any other terms, conditions, warranties or representations associated with such dealings, are solely between you and such advertiser. You agree that PoetryPoem shall not be responsible or liable for any loss or damage of any sort incurred as the result of any such dealings or as the result of the presence of such advertisers on the Service.

LINKS

The Service may provide, or third parties may provide, links to other World Wide Web sites or resources. Because PoetryPoem has no control over such sites and resources, you acknowledge and agree that PoetryPoem is not responsible for the availability of such external sites or resources, and does not endorse and is not responsible or liable for any Content, advertising, products or other materials on or available from such sites or resources. You further acknowledge and agree that PoetryPoem 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 use of or reliance on any such Content, goods or services available on or through any such site or resource.

Indemnification

User and Member agrees that it shall defend, indemnify, save and hold poetrypoem, poetrypoems.com, Monique, moderators, and other associates harmless from any and all demands, liabilities, losses, costs and claims, including reasonable attorney's fees asserted against poetrypoem, its agents, its members, officers and employees, that may arise or result from any service provided or performed or agreed to be performed or any product sold by member, it's agents, employees or assigns. Member agrees to defend, indemnify and hold harmless poetrypoem against liabilities arising out of; (1) any injury to person or property caused by any products sold or otherwise distributed in connection with poetrypoem's server; (2) any material supplied by member infringing or allegedly infringing on the proprietary rights of a third party; ( 3) copyright infringement and (4) any defective products sold or otherwise delivered to member from poetrypoem's server.

Disclaimer

poetrypoem will not be responsible for any damages you or your business may suffer. poetrypoem makes no warranties of any kind, expressed or implied for services we provide. poetrypoem disclaims any warranty or merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose. The includes loss of data resulting from delays, non-deliveries, wrong delivery, and any and all service interruptions caused by poetrypoem and its employees. poetrypoem reserves the right to revise its policies at any time.

Failure to follow any term or condition will be grounds for immediate site deletion/deactivation.

Privacy Policy   In short -- This site lacks privacy. Anything you place on the site can and will be viewed by anyone on the internet and the administrators of poetrypoem's computers. Please make sure you understand this statement fully.

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