Copyright and Terms of Use


Web Site Terms & Conditions of Use

By your use of the askmara.com blog/website, (the Site), you agree to abide by and to be legally bound by the terms and conditions of our privacy policy, disclaimers, and notices, (also designated as the agreement), we have established and outlined below. If you do not agree to abide by and to be legally bound by the agreement we have established, you may not access or otherwise use the Site.

Ownership, Materials and Copyright

The Site is owned and administered by AskMara (also designated as “our”, “us” and “we”). All content on this Site is protected by copyright laws. All the Site design, graphics, text, downloadable files, information, videos, audio, images and anything else found on this Site (the “Content”), are Copyright © 2010, AskMara, All Rights Reserved. Some exception is made for certain articles and reviews (which have been used with permission and properly sourced). The Content on the Site may not be copied, reproduced, modified, published, uploaded, posted, transmitted or distributed in any way, without prior written permission.

You can view the Site’s Content for your personal, noncommercial use only. This means that you can view the Content of the Site on your computer. You agree that you do not obtain any ownership rights by retaining any copyrighted material. You are required to conform with all relevant laws, regulations and rules regarding your use of copyrighted material. You can not and will not distribute, create derivative works from, participate in the transfer or sale of, post on the World Wide Web, reproduce, transmit, or in any other way exploit the content of the Site for any public or commercial use. Specifically, you cannot include the Content in another publication or product, or on another website, or computer network. You are bound by this agreement when you access the Site and until you have deleted all Content that you have retained from the Site; you are also bound by this agreement whether you retained the Content under the terms of this agreement or not.

Trademarks

All trademarks, company names or logos and product names appearing on the Site are the property of their respective owners. Use of such trademarks, company names or logos and product names, including the reproduction, distribution, or modification without the prior written permission of the owner, is strictly prohibited.

Terms and Conditions Disclaimer

AskMara reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to correct any errors or omissions, to change, modify, terminate, or suspend, to add or remove any portion of these terms and conditions of use, in whole or in part, in any portion of the Site, at any time. Changes in these terms and conditions of use will be in force when posted. Your use of the Site after any changes to these terms and conditions of use are in force will be considered acknowledgement of those changes. Price and availability information is subject to change without notice.

You agree that your use of the Site is at your own risk. In the event that you experience unsatisfactory results with the Site, or any components of the Site, your only redress is to stop accessing the Site. You hereby agree that these disclaimers shall apply to any and all Content and services obtainable from the Site.

Advice and Opinions

Our website/blog provides information for educational and informational purposes only. It may contain facts, views, opinions and/or statements of third parties, visitors and other organizations. AskMara, its members, partners, affiliates and entities under common ownership or control do not represent or endorse the accuracy or reliability of any advice, opinion, statement or other information displayed or distributed on our website. You acknowledge that any reliance upon any such advice, opinion, statement or other information appearing on this website shall be at your sole risk, and you agree that AskMara, its members, partners, affiliates and entities under common ownership or control shall not be held responsible or liable, directly or indirectly, for any loss or damage caused or alleged to have been caused in any way whatsoever related to any advice, opinions, statements or other information displayed or distributed on our website.

Links to this website

If you wish to create a link to any page or part of this Site, please contact us at admin@askmara.com. for permission. If you do create a link to any page or part of the Site, you do so at your own risk.

Links From This Website

AskMara has no control over any linked website and is not responsible for any of the content on any linked website. AskMara reserves the right to terminate any link at any time. If you visit the linked websites, you visit them at your own risk and should review the linked website’s policies. Please also see Third Party Links in our Privacy Policy.

Choice of Law and Forum

AskMara.com is originated and located in the United States, and this Agreement shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of Indiana, excluding its conflicts of law rules. We make no representations that any Material or content on this website is appropriate or available for access. Visitors who choose to access this website from locations outside of the United States do so on their own initiative and are responsible for compliance with local laws and regulations. Any dispute arising out of or relating to this Agreement or your access or use of this website will be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts located within the state of Indiana, and you hereby submit to the personal jurisdiction of such courts. If any provision in this Agreement is held invalid or unenforceable, that provision shall be construed in a manner consistent with applicable law to reflect the original intent of the provision, and the remaining provisions of this Agreement shall remain in full force and effect.

Disclaimer of Warranties

THE INFORMATION ON OUR WEBSITE IS PROVIDED “AS IS.” WE DO NOT WARRANT, EITHER EXPRESSLY OR BY IMPLICATION, THE ACCURACY OF ANY MATERIALS PROVIDED ON THE SITE OR THEIR SUITABILITY FOR ANY PARTICULAR PURPOSE, AND EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. ALTHOUGH THE INFORMATION PROVIDED TO VISITORS ON THIS SITE IS OBTAINED OR COMPILED FROM SOURCES WE BELIEVE TO BE RELIABLE, ASKMARA CANNOT AND DOES NOT GUARANTEE THE ACCURACY, VALIDITY, TIMELINESS OR COMPLETENESS OF ANY INFORMATION OR DATA MADE AVAILABLE TO VISITORS OR ITS SUITABILITY FOR ANY PARTICULAR PURPOSE. NEITHER WE, NOR ANY OF OUR MEMBERS, PARTNERS, AFFILIATES, DIRECTORS, OFFICERS, EMPLOYEES, AGENTS, PROGRAM PRODUCERS, SPONSORS OR ENTITIES UNDER COMMON OWNERSHIP OR CONTROL WITH ASKMARA ARE LIABLE OR SHALL HAVE RESPONSIBILITY OF ANY KIND TO ANY VISITOR FOR ANY LOSS OR DAMAGE THAT A VISITOR INCURS IN THE EVENT OF (I) ANY FAILURE OR INTERRUPTION OF THIS SITE; (II) ANY ACT OR OMISSION OF ANY THIRD PARTY INVOLVED IN MAKING THIS SITE OR THE DATA CONTAINED HEREIN AVAILABLE TO VISITORS; (III) ANY OTHER CAUSE RELATING TO A VISITORS ACCESS OR USE, OR INABILITY TO ACCESS OR USE, ANY PORTION OF THIS SITE OR MATERIALS ON THIS SITE; (IV) ANY VISITORS INTERACTION OR SUBMISSIONS ON THE WEBSITE, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, DIALOGUE BETWEEN HOSTS OR OTHER VISITORS; (V) ANY SECURITY BREACH, OR ANY VIRUS, BUG, TAMPERING, UNAUTHORIZED INTERVENTION, FRAUD, ERROR, DEFECT OR TECHNICAL MALFUNCTIONS; OR (VI) FROM ANY VISITORS FAILURE TO COMPLY WITH THIS AGREEMENT, WHETHER OR NOT THE CIRCUMSTANCES GIVING RISE TO SUCH CAUSE MAY HAVE BEEN WITHIN THE CONTROL OF ASKMARA OR OF ANY VENDOR PROVIDING SOFTWARE, SERVICES OR SUPPORT. IN NO EVENT WILL ASKMARA, ITS MEMBERS, PARTNERS, AFFILIATES, OFFICERS, EMPLOYEES, AGENTS OR ENTITIES UNDER COMMON OWNERSHIP OR CONTROL WITH ASKMARA BE LIABLE TO ANY VISITOR FOR ANY DIRECT, SPECIAL, INDIRECT, CONSEQUENTIAL, OR INCIDENTAL DAMAGES OR ANY OTHER LOSS OR DAMAGES OF ANY KIND EVEN IF ASKMARA, ITS AFFILIATES OR ANY OTHER PARTY HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY THEREOF. PLEASE BE ADVISED THAT ONCE YOU LEAVE OUR WEBSITE, YOUR USE OF THE INTERNET WILL BE GOVERNED BY THE TERMS OF USAGE AGREEMENTS AND PRIVACY POLICIES, IF ANY, OF THE PARTICULAR SITE THAT YOU ARE ACCESSING, INCLUDING THOSE OF OUR OPERATIONAL PROVIDERS, ADVERTISERS, SPONSORS, AND PROMOTIONAL PARTNERS. ASKMARA, ITS MEMBERS, PARTNERS, AFFILIATES, DIRECTORS, OFFICERS, EMPLOYEES, AGENTS AND ENTITIES UNDER COMMON OWNERSHIP OR CONTROL WITH ASKMARA WILL NOT BE RESPONSIBLE OR LIABLE FOR THE CONTENT, ACTIVITIES, OR PRIVACY PRACTICES OF THE OTHER SITES, OR ANY LOSS OR DAMAGE THAT COULD RESULT FROM LEAVING OUR WEBSITE.

Indemnification

YOU AGREE TO INDEMNIFY, DEFEND AND HOLD HARMLESS ASKMARA, ITS MEMBERS, PARTNERS, AFFILIATES AND ENTITIES UNDER COMMON OWNERSHIP OR CONTROL WITH ASKMARA FROM AND AGAINST ALL CLAIMS, LOSSES, EXPENSES, DAMAGES AND COSTS, INCLUDING REASONABLE ATTORNEYS FEES, RESULTING FROM ANY VIOLATION OF THESE TERMS OF USE.

Security Measures

Please review our Security Procedures in our askmara.com Privacy Policy for information on our security measures and the protection of your personal information.

All the terms and conditions, disclaimers, and notices described above represent the entire agreement between you and AskMara regarding your relationship with the Site, and supersedes any previous representations or statements. No waiver by either you or AskMara of any breach or default hereunder shall be deemed to be a waiver of any preceding or subsequent breach or default.

All Site Content are Copyright © 2010 AskMara or our contributing vendors/affiliates.

By your use of the askmara.com website, (the Site), you agree to abide by and to be legally bound by the terms and conditions, disclaimers, and notices, (also designated as the agreement), we have established and outlined above.

E-mail

E-mail is an important communication method for our online visitors. The visitor in whose name the e-mail account is registered should generate all e-mail sent to us. E-mail users shall not mask their identity by using a false name or another person’s name or account. Any personal information transmitted with an e-mail will be protected in accordance with the policies set forth in our askmara.com Privacy Policy. Any non-personal information you provide to us by e-mail, including, but not limited to, feedback, data, answers, questions, comments, suggestions, plans, ideas or the like, shall be deemed to be non-confidential and we assume no obligation to protect such non-personal information contained in the e-mail from disclosure.

Copyright Infringement Concerns

If you believe in good faith that Materials or information appearing on this website infringes on your copyright, you (or your agent) may send us a notice, in accordance with the requirements provided in the Digital Millennium Copyright Act of 1998 (DMCA), requesting that we remove or block access to the infringing Material. Notices should be sent to:

Copyright Agent

AskMara
9898 N 200 E
Decatur, IN 46733
(800) 728-2425
email: admin@askmara.com.

We have adopted a policy where we may, in circumstances that we in our discretion deem appropriate, terminate the membership or accounts of visitors that are repeat infringers.