Ground Level Star LLC
(the "Company") offers GroundLevelStar.com (the "Website")
according to the Terms of Service declared below. The Company reserves the
right to modify these terms without notice. Your continued usage of the Website
constitutes your acceptance of these terms, available at
http://www.GroundLevelStar.com/tos.php. Violation of any terms may result in
removal of your postings and termination of your writer account. Questions
about the . Terms of Service may be sent to this address: click to see email
Website is not suitable for all audiences. Its content is frequently
presented in a coarse and direct manner that some may find offensive. If
you do not consider yourself an appropriate user or are offended, please
do not visit the Website.
Website is not intended for children under 14. By using the Website, you
are representing that you are at least 18, or that you are at least 14
years old and have your parents' permission to use the Website.
not use the Website for any illegal activity or to violate laws in your
not exploit the Website to access unauthorized information.
Company reserves the right to modify, suspend, or discontinue the Website
for any reason, with or without notice.
Website is provided "as is" and "as available". You
assume complete responsibility and risk for your use of the Website. The
Company does not warrant that (i) the Website will meet your requirements,
(ii) you will be satisfied with the Website, (iii) you will at all times
be able to use the Website, (iv) the Website will be without errors, (v)
or that any errors will be corrected.
Company is not responsible for any damages or loss resulting from your use
of the Website.
failure of the Company to enforce or exercise a right provided in these
terms is not a waiver of that right.
provision of this Terms of Service be found invalid or unenforceable, the
remaining terms shall still apply.
of Service constitutes the entire agreement between you and the Company
and supersedes any and all previous agreements, written or oral, between
you and the Company, including previous versions of the Terms of Service.
not post Content (as defined below) that:
unlawful, threatening, libelous or defamatory;
any party's intellectual property; or
detrimental to the quality or intended spirit of the Website.
of unacceptable Content or behavior on the Website include:
harassment, threats of violence, flaming, intimidation of any person or
organization, or any other threatening behavior;
in or contributing to any illegal activity or activity that violates
information that is false, misleading or inaccurate;
or modifying the Website to falsely imply an association with the
or pretending to be affiliated with a company or organization with which
you are not affiliated, or misrepresenting the extent of your affiliation
or role with an affiliated company or organization; or
personal or proprietary information of another user, person or
Company has the right, but not the obligation, to limit or revoke the use
privileges or writer account of anyone who posts unacceptable Content.
time, the Company can refuse to allow a posting or remove a posting at its
sole discretion. However, Ground Level Star is not obligated to restrict
or monitor submissions in any way, or to block users who submit
submitting Content, you represent and warrant that such Content:
not violate the rights of any third party, including, but not limited to,
intellectual property and proprietary rights;
not be fraudulent or involve counterfeit or stolen information or items;
not violate any law, statute, ordinance or regulation; and
not create any liability for Ground Level Star, LLC or any of its
respective parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, successors, assigns,
employees, agents, directors, officers and shareholders.
not submit Content using unauthorized automated methods
Company cannot control all Content posted by third parties to the Website,
and does not guarantee the accuracy, integrity or quality of such Content.
You understand that by using the Website you may be exposed to Content
that you may find offensive, indecent, incorrect or objectionable, and you
agree that under no circumstances will the Company be liable in any way
for any Content, including any errors or omissions in any Content, or any
loss or damage of any kind incurred as a result of your use of any
Content. If you would like to report objectionable materials, you may use
the "Flag for review" feature on any topic or reply. Urgent
issues can be reported to this address: click
to see email
Use of the
currently located at http://www.GroundLevelStar.com/privacy.php
Writer Account Terms
Company can refuse registration for a writer account at its sole
discretion at any time.
responsible for using the Website in a private and secure manner. The
Company is not liable for any damage or loss due to unauthorized writer
account access resulting from your actions, such as sharing your writer
account password or not logging out of the Website.
not register writer accounts by utilizing bots.
Company reserves the right to suspend or terminate your writer account at
any time for any reason, and is not liable for any damage or loss
resulting from such suspension or termination.
Copyright and Ownership
Company owns intellectual property rights to any protectable part of the
Website, including but not limited to the design, artwork, functionality,
and documentation. You may not copy, modify, or reverse engineer any part
of the Website owned by the Company.
definitions, or other information (collectively, "Content")
posted on the Website shall remain your sole and exclusive property, and
you shall be solely responsible for your Content and the consequences of
posting or publishing it.
post Content on the Website, you agree to grant the Company an
irrevocable, perpetual, worldwide, royalty-free, fully sublicenseable,
non-exclusive license to copy, distribute, sell, publicly display,
publicly perform and make derivative works of your Content on the Website,
on services affiliated with the Website and elsewhere (including but not
limited to print, video, audio or computer media), regardless of the form
of media used or of whether such media or services now exist or are
developed in the future. By posting Content to the Website, you hereby
represent and warrant that you have the right to post that Content and to
grant the foregoing rights to the Company.
Company is not liable for any damages or losses resulting from the Website
transmitting information such as personal messages over unencrypted
networks such as email.
Company respects the intellectual property of others. It may, in
appropriate circumstances and at its discretion, disable and/or terminate
the writer accounts of users who repeatedly infringe others' rights.
believe that your work has been copied in a way that constitutes copyright
infringement, or your intellectual property rights have been otherwise
violated, please provide the following information to the Company's
electronic or physical signature of the person authorized to act on
behalf of the owner of the copyright or other intellectual property
description of the copyrighted work or other intellectual property that
you claim has been infringed;
description of where the material that you claim is infringing is located
on the site;
address, telephone number, and email address;
statement by you that you have a good faith belief that the disputed use
is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law; and
statement by you, made under penalty of perjury, that the above
information in your notice is accurate and that you are the copyright or
intellectual property owner or are authorized to act on the copyright or
intellectual property owner's behalf.
you have a complaint, you may contact us at Copyright Agent via email: click
to see email
Company does not and cannot review all Content posted to or created by
users accessing the Website, and is not in any manner responsible for the
content of these communications or the activities of these users.
acknowledge that by providing you with the ability to view and distribute
user-generated content through the Website, Ground Level Star LLC is merely
acting as a passive conduit for the distribution of such information and
is not undertaking any obligation or liability relating to the Content or
the Website users' activities.
Company and its respective parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, successors,
assigns, employees, agents, directors, officers and shareholders do not
undertake or assume any duty to monitor the Website for inappropriate
Company and its respective parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, successors,
assigns, employees, agents, directors, officers and shareholders assume no
responsibility or liability which may arise from the Content thereof,
including, but not limited to, claims for defamation, libel, slander,
infringement, invasion of privacy and publicity rights, obscenity,
pornography, profanity, fraud, or misrepresentation.