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Terms of Service

This Terms of Service statement covers Please read this entire statement carefully before proceeding to browse or engage with the website. Your use indicates your understanding of, and agreement to abide by the following Terms of Service as well as the Privacy Policy published on this site.


Use of Content

Attribution Non-Commercial ShareAlike 4.0 International has chosen to make available all of its original content under Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International. Content may not be used commercially and must be credited to Any derivatives of the original content must also be attributed to the original source: This applies only to original content including, but not limited to Photographs, Videos, Creative Writing, Graphic Design, and Music appearing on the website. This does not include the right to, in any way, redistribute content listed on that is not copyrighted by, without the express consent of the actual copyright owner and proper copyright attribution.


"Media"(Photograph/Video/Music) Terms of Use

Blog posts contain original writing content paired with a combination of original "Media" as well as additional, properly sourced "Media" which is copyrighted by others. takes copyright infringement very seriously. We make all attempts to ensure all "Media" obtained by us contains the proper licenses for us to display it on our site, and we make sure all "Media" is properly attributed.  The following are the "Media" source types our contributors may pull from to use on

1. Photos listed on Creative Commons websites such as Flickr, which possess their own individual CC license and attribution requirements.

2. Photos and/or Videosourcedby contributors and/or editors, which have received documented approval from the owner of said material for use in a blog.

3. Any material that is believed to be covered by the Fair Use Doctrine, considering the following 4 factors:
a) The purpose/character of the use
b) The nature of the work
c) The amount/substantiality of the portion taken

d) The effect of the use upon the potential market

If is notified that "Media" posted on the website violates any provision of these terms, we will immediately investigate. If the item in question does not fit into one of the examples listed above, we will quickly remove the material. However, if we feel the material is covered by one of the examples listed above, we also reserve the right to leave the material on the website. 

Be advised that our legal team will only respond to notices of alleged copyright infringement that comply with the Digital Millennium Copyright Act, the text of which can be found at

A notice of infringement must be filed in writing, via the "Contact Us" page. Please include the following in your notice:
1. Email address and/or telephone number to contact you.
2. URL of the allegedly infringing material
3. Proof of your copyright of allegedly infringing material either by 
   a) DMCA registration, or
   b) other sufficient evidence to support your claim to ownership
4. Citation of the specific Terms which you believe were violated
5. A signed document, uploaded to the web, and linked in your notice which states: "I swear, under penalty of perjury, that the information in the notification is accurate and that I am the copyright owner or am authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed."

Be advised that you will be responsible for all attorney fees, court fees and extra costs incurred as a result of your misrepresentation that any material on infringes on your copyrights. If you are unsure if your material has been infringed upon, we highly recommend you seek legal counsel before filing a notice.


External Links Disclaimer routinely links to external, third-party websites, and cannot be held liable for any information, opinions, recommendations, and/or products listed on any of these external sites. 

All visitors to assume full risk and responsibility in their use of any portion of this website, including, but not limited to all site pages, blog pages, comments sections, and any and all external links. 

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