If you notice any unlawful or prohibited use or abuse of our Website or any contribution that does not comply with our Acceptable Use standards, we ask that you notify us by email at email@example.com. You may browse the Website without registering for an account, however, use of some features require account creation. To create an account, you must be 18 or older.
We may provide interactive services on our Website, including, without limitation:
All discussion posts are public and may be indexed by internet search engines. Use caution when posting a new message. Private messages to individual Users are not indexed by search engines. We are under no obligation to oversee, monitor or moderate any interactive serve we provide on our Website, and we expressly exclude our liability for any loss or damage arising from the use of any interactive service by a User in violation of our Acceptable Use standards, whether the service is moderated or not.
User Generated Content
All material which you post, send, upload, transmit, or otherwise make available on, or in connection with, our Website (each a “contribution”) must comply with our Acceptable Use standards set out below.
By posting, uploading, inputting, providing or submitting your contributions you are granting us and our Users permission to use your contributions in connection with the operation of business and to draw attention to our Website including, without limitation, the rights to copy, distribute, transmit, publicly display, publicly perform, reproduce, edit, translate and reformat your contributions. Unless otherwise stated by the contributing User, each contribution will be considered non-confidential and non-proprietary. We also have the right to disclose your identity to any third party who is claiming that any contribution provided by you constitutes a violation of their intellectual property rights, or of their right to privacy. We always reserve the right to disclose any information necessary to satisfy any applicable law, regulation, legal process or governmental request. We reserve the right to review your contributions and we have the right to remove any contribution, in whole or in part, from our Website if, in our opinion, your post does not comply with the content standards set out in our Acceptable Use standards. We are not responsible for viruses and you must not introduce them in your contributions. You are solely responsible for securing and backing up your contributions.
No compensation will be paid with respect to the use of your contributions. We are under no obligation to post or use any contributions you may provide and may remove any contribution at any time in our sole discretion. We do not control or endorse the content, messages or other contributions found in any interactive service and we are not responsible for any contributions or the acts of our Users. We specifically disclaim any liability regarding your participation in any interactive service. Contributors are not Start Early authorized spokespersons and their views do not necessarily reflect our views.
The following Acceptable Use standards apply to every User. You must comply with the spirit and letter of the following standards which apply to each contribution or any part of it.
Contributions must not:
You may use our Website for lawful purposes only. You may not use our Website:
To knowingly transmit any data, send or upload any material that contains viruses, Trojan horses, worms, time-bombs, keystroke loggers, spyware, adware, malware or any other harmful programs or similar computer code designed to adversely affect the operation of any computer software or hardware.
You also agree you will not:
Links to Third Parties
Our Website may contain links or other access points to third party websites, services and resources (each a "Third Party Property"). Such Third-Party Properties are not under our control and we are not responsible for the contents or availability of any Third-Party Property, including without limitation any link contained in a Third-Party Property, or any changes or updates to a Third-Party Property. We provide links and other access to Third Party Properties to you only as a convenience, and the inclusion of any link does not imply our endorsement of the site or any association with its operators. We 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 your use of or reliance on any content, goods or services available on or through any Third Party Property. Please refer to the terms and conditions in connection with your use of any Third-Party Property.
Suspension and Termination
You agree that Start Early is not responsible to you for any indirect, consequential, special, or punitive damages or losses incurred by you in connection with our Website or any materials transmitted through or posted on the Website, even if Start Early has been advised on the possibility of such damage or loss. You agree to defend, indemnify, and hold harmless Start Early, its officers, directors, employees, and agents from and against any and all claims, proceedings, damages, injuries, liabilities, losses, costs and expenses relating to any acts or omissions by you, or materials or information transmitted by you in connection with our Website.
Copyright and Trademark Notices
Our name, logo and all related names and logos are trademarks of Start Early, its affiliates or licensors. You must not use such marks without prior written permission. All other names, logos, designs, and slogans on this Website are the trademarks of their respective owners.
DMCA Copyright Notice and Takedown Policy
If you are a copyright owner and you believe your work has been copied and used improperly on the Website, please contact our copyright agent. Pursuant to 17 U.S.C. § 512(c), to be effective, the notification to us must include the following information: (1) physical or electronic signature of a person authorized to act on behalf of the copyright owner; (2) description of the work you claim has been infringed and the description and location of the alleged infringement on the Website; (3) your contact information including address, telephone number and email address; (4) a written statement that you have a good faith belief the accused usage is infringing; and (5) a statement by you under penalty of perjury that the information in the notice is accurate and that you are duly authorized to act on behalf of the copyright owner.
You may contact our copyright agent by mail at Start Early, c/o Copyright Agent 33 W. Monroe Street, STE 1200, Chicago, IL 60603; by email at firstname.lastname@example.org; or by phone at (312) 453-1935.
Please note that under Section 512(f) of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act, any person who knowingly materially misrepresents that material is infringing may be subject to liability. If you are unsure whether material on the Website is infringing, we suggest that you contact an attorney prior to sending notice.
Disputes and Jurisdiction
You agree that, to the extent permitted by law, the laws of Illinois will apply to all matters relating to our Website. You also agree and consent that if there is ever any legal action against us, the county of Cook in the State of Illinois will have exclusive jurisdiction and be the exclusive venue for any such legal action.