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Diet Diaries.com Terms of Service
For more details look below, but here are the main points:
SITE CONTENT GUIDELINES
We reserve the right to remove any entry from the system which is brought to our attention and which we find, in our sole discretion, violates these site content guidelines, or otherwise is in violation of the law. dietdiaries.com does not actively monitor the content of diary entries, but will investigate complaints of violation of these guidelines. Please submit any such complaints via e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org. Dietdiaries.com is also not responsible for any loss of data resulting from our deletion of diary entries, network or system outages, file corruption or any other reasons.
Dietdiaries.com has carefully developed the following page content guidelines to promote the free flowing exchange of ideas and information in the Dietdiaries website, and at the same time maintain standards consistent with the Internet community and the societies of the world at large.
Dietdiaries.com does not discriminate based on sex, age, gender, sexual orientation, gender orientation, ethnicity, culture, religion or socio-economic status.
Please refrain from using your diary entries for the following activities:
Displaying material containing nudity or pornographic material of any kind; Providing material that is grossly offensive, including blatant expressions of bigotry, prejudice, racism, hatred, or profanity; Promoting or providing instructional information about illegal activities, promoting physical harm or injury against any group or individual, or promoting any act of cruelty to animals; Defaming any person or group; Using your free diary entries for commercial purposes, including but not limited to the following: Offering for sale any products or services; Soliciting for advertisers or sponsors; Displaying a sponsorship banner of any kind, including those that are generated by banner or link exchange services; Displaying banners for services that provide cash or cash-equivalent prizes to users in exchange for hyperlinks to their web site; Promoting or soliciting for participation in multi-level marketing or pyramid schemes. Please visit the FTC web page for more information regarding money making schemes: http://www.ftc.gov; Conducting raffles or contests that require any type of entry fee; Displaying material that exploits children under 18 years of age; Using your page (or directory) as storage for remote loading or as a door or signpost to another homepage, whether inside or beyond Dietdiaries.com; Using your page for acts of copyright, trademark, patent, trade secret or other intellectual property infringement, including but not limited to offering pirated computer programs or links to such programs, information used to circumvent manufacturer-installed copy-protect devices, including serial or registration numbers for software programs, or any type of cracker utilities (this also includes files which are solely intended for game emulation); Developing pages that consist of hyperlinks to content not allowed in diary entries; Using Dietdiaries.com for the purpose of gathering personally identifiable information for commercial or unlawful purposes.
Entries that are found in violation of these policies may be deleted without warning.
MEMBER TERMS OF SERVICE
The member agrees to indemnify and hold harmless Dietdiaries.com for any loss, liability, claim, damage, and expenses (including reasonable attorneys' fees) arising from or in connection with the contents of the member's diary.
In the event that Dietdiaries.com receives a complaint that the contents of a diary infringe intellectual property rights or otherwise is unlawful, Dietdiaries.com shall request written substantiation of the complaint from the complaining party, for example, substantiation of proof of ownership in the form of a trademark, service mark, patent or copyright registration and will take such steps that it believes to be appropriate under the circumstances, including, for example:
Suspend the diary, or a portion of the diary, immediately until the dispute is resolved; Provide the member with contact information for the complaining party; Instruct the member to contact the complaining party to resolve the dispute; Inform the complaining party of our actions and ask that party to work directly with the member; Note: All correspondence between the parties must also be sent to Dietdiaries.com via e-mail to email@example.com.
Take the following action based on the progress of the dispute:
If the member has not pursued resolution within 14 days of notification, the diary, or portions of the diary, will be deleted; If complaining party has not pursued resolution within 14 days of member's response, the diary, or portions of the diary, will be re-activated; If legal action is pending or the dispute is not settled, the diary, or portions of the diary, may remain suspended until resolution is reached and Dietdiaries.com is notified by both parties as to the outcome; If a resolution is reached between the parties, the diary, or portions of the diary, will be reactivated with any mutually agreed upon modifications.
If a copyright, trademark, patent, or other infringement is obvious (such as when pirated computer programs or information used to circumvent manufacturer-installed copy-protect devices, including serial or registration numbers for software programs or any type of cracker utility, is being distributed), Dietdiaries.com also reserves the right, instead of following the above stated procedures, to delete all files and remove the diary without any warning.
Dietdiaries.com also reserves the following rights:
To release current or past member information in the event dietdiaries.com believes that accounts are in violation of the terms of service or page content guidelines, used to commit unlawful acts, if the information is subpoenaed and/or if Dietdiaries.com deems it necessary and/or appropriate; To deny membership to offenders of these guidelines or terms of service; To amend or change these guidelines at any time and without notice;
Members retain copyright of their diary entries, but grant a license to allow dietdiaries.com to publish those diary entries that the member has made public. Diary entries will be published on the dietdiaries.com web site and may be published on other media such as CD-ROM; excerpted for articles, etc.
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