Terms of Service
StutterMind Terms of Service
Last Updated: March 2, 2020
PLEASE READ THIS DOCUMENT CAREFULLY.
Prior to using StutterMind.com, it is important for you to know and understand that by visiting the Site and/or using the Service, you are agreeing to accept certain liability limitations and legal and disclaimers, which we further explain throughout this Agreement. In other words, your use of the StutterMind.com and StutterMind Service is at your own risk, and we do not assume any liability, or make any warranties of any kind, express or implied, with respect to the Service or your use of the Service.
By using the Service, you consent to receiving this Agreement in electronic form. To withdraw this consent, you must cease using the Service and terminate your account.
Please contact us with any questions regarding this Agreement.
HEALTH WARNING AND LIABILITY DISCLAIMER:
NOTHING STATED OR POSTED ON THE STUTTERMIND.COM AND STUTTEMIND SERVICE IS INTENDED TO BE, AND MUST NOT BE TAKEN TO BE, THE PRACTICE OF MEDICAL OR PROFESSIONAL ADVICE OR CARE. YOUR USE OF THE STUTTERMIND.COM AND STUTTERMIND SERVICE IS AT YOUR OWN RISK.
PLEASE READ OUR FULL PROFESSIONAL ADVICE AND MEDICAL DISCLAIMER IN SECTION 2 BELOW BEFORE COMMENCING YOUR USE OF THE SERVICE.
STUTTERMIND.COM AND ANYONE ASSOCIATED WITH STUTTERMIND SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY LIABILITY, OF ANY KIND, RESULTING FROM THE USE OF THE STUTTERMIND.COM AND STUTTERMIND SERVICE.
Content of These Terms of Service
Who May Use the StutterMind.com and StutterMind Service
Professional Advice and Medical Disclaimer
Limitation of Liability
Term and Termination; Account Deletion
Code of Conduct and Prohibited Activities
License to Use the StutterMind.com and StutterMind Service
Third Party Links and Content
Copyright / DMCA Policy
1. Who May Use the StutterMind.Com AND StutterMind Service
AGE REQUIREMENT: You must be at least 18 years old to use the StutterMind.com and StutterMind™ Service.
NOTICE TO PARENTS AND GUARDIANS: You are responsible for monitoring and supervising your child’s use of the StutterMind.com and StutterMind Service. If your child is using the StutterMind.com and/or StutterMind Service without your express consent and is under 18, please contact us immediately so that we can disable his or her access. If you have questions about the StutterMind.com and StutterMind Service, please contact us at support@StutterMind.com.
2. Professional Advice and Medical Disclaimer.
THE STUTTERMIND.COM AND STUTTERMIND SERVICE OFFERS SPEECH FLUENCY METHODS AND TOOLS INFORMATION AND IS DESIGNED FOR INFORMATIONAL PURPOSES ONLY. NOTHING STATED OR POSTED ON THE STUTTERMIND.COM SITE OR AVAILABLE THROUGH ANY STUTTERMIND SERVICES IS INTENDED TO BE, AND MUST NOT BE TAKEN TO BE, THE PRACTICE OF MEDICAL, PROFESSIONAL OR COUNSELING CARE. FOR PURPOSES OF THIS AGREEMENT, THE PRACTICE OF MEDICINE AND COUNSELING INCLUDES, WITHOUT LIMITATION, PSYCHIATRY, PSYCHOLOGY, PSYCHOTHERAPY, OR PROVIDING HEALTH OR NUTRITION CARE, TREAENT, INSTRUCTIONS, DIAGNOSIS, PROGNOSIS OR ADVICE. YOU SHOULD NOT RELY ON ANY INFORMATION ON THE STUTTERMIND.COM AND STUTTERMIND SERVICE AS A SUBSTITUTE FOR, NOR DOES IT REPLACE, PROFESSIONAL MEDICAL ADVICE, DIAGNOSIS, OR TREAENT. IF YOU HAVE ANY CONCERNS OR QUESTIONS ABOUT YOUR HEALTH, YOU SHOULD ALWAYS CONSULT A PHYSICIAN OR OTHER HEALTH-CARE PROFESSIONAL. DO NOT EVER DISREGARD, AVOID OR DELAY OBTAINING MEDICAL OR HEALTH RELATED ADVICE FROM YOUR HEALTH-CARE PROFESSIONAL BECAUSE OF SOMETHING YOU MAY HAVE READ ON THE SERVICE. THE USE OF ANY INFORMATION PROVIDED ON THE SERVICE IS SOLELY AT YOUR OWN RISK.
THE STUTTERMIND.COM SITE AND STUTTERMIND™ SUBSCRIPTION CLUB IS CONTINUALLY UNDER DEVELOPMENT AND MAKES NO WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, IMPLIED OR EXPRESS, AS TO ITS ACCURACY, COMPLETENESS OR APPROPRIATENESS FOR ANY PURPOSE. IN THAT REGARD, DEVELOPMENTS IN MEDICAL RESEARCH MAY IMPACT GENERAL HEALTH, FITNESS AND ADVICE. NO ASSURANCE CAN BE GIVEN THAT THE INFORMATION CONTAINED ON THE STUTTERMIND.COM SITE WILL ALWAYS INCLUDE THE MOST RECENT DEVELOPMENTS WITH RESPECT TO THE PARTICULAR MATERIAL.
3. General Disclaimers
StutterMind.com and StutterMind provides Service on an “as is” and “as available” basis. You therefore use the StutterMind.com and StutterMind Service at your own risk.
StutterMind.com and StutterMind expressly disclaims any and all warranties of any kind, whether express or implied, including, but not limited to the implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, non-infringement, and any other warranty that might arise under any law. Without limiting the foregoing, StutterMind.com and StutterMind makes no representations or warranties:
That the StutterMind.com and StutterMind Service, or any particular speech fluency program is suitable for you;
Regarding the adequacy or safety of the StutterMind.com and StutterMind Service for any particular user;
That the StutterMind.com and StutterMind Service will meet your personal needs;
That the StutterMind.com and StutterMind Service will be permitted in your jurisdiction;
That the StutterMind.com and StutterMind Service will be uninterrupted or error-free;
Concerning any content submitted by any member;
Concerning any third party’s use of content that you submit;
That StutterMind.com and StutterMind will continue to support any particular feature of the StutterMind.com and StutterMind Service; or
Concerning sites and resources outside of the StutterMind.com and StutterMind ™ Service, even if linked to from the StutterMind.com and StutterMind Service.
StutterMind.com and StutterMind reserves the right to modify the StutterMind.com and StutterMind. You are responsible for providing your own access (e.g., computer, mobile device, Internet connection, etc.) to the StutterMind.com and StutterMind Service. StutterMind.com and StutterMindhas no obligation to screen or monitor device.
To the extent that a secondary party may have access to or view StutterMind.com and StutterMind content on your computer or mobile device, you are solely responsible for informing such party of all provisions, terms, disclaimers and warnings in this Agreement.
To the extent any disclaimer or limitation of liability in this Agreement does not apply, all applicable express, implied, and statutory warranties will be limited in duration to a period of thirty (30) days after the date on which you first used the StutterMind.com and StutterMind Service, and no warranties shall apply after such period.
StutterMind.com and StutterMind shall not be responsible for loss or corruption of data, and hereby waives all claims with respect to damage to Your computer system, internet access, download or display.
4. Limitation of Liability
To the fullest extent permitted by law: (i) in no event shall StutterMind.com and StutterMind, nor its affiliates, be liable for any direct, indirect, incidental, special, consequential, punitive, or exemplary damages, including but not limited to damages for personal injury, death, loss of livelihood, loss of enjoyment, pain and suffering, emotional distress, loss of profits, loss of future earnings, goodwill, use, and/or any other damages or other intangible losses; and (ii) StutterMind’s, and its affiliates’ total liability to you shall not exceed the amounts paid by you to StutterMind.com and StutterMind over the twelve (12) months preceding your claim(s).
IF YOU DO NOT ACCEPT THIS LIMITATION OF LIABILITY, YOU ARE NOT AUTHORIZED TO OBTAIN OR ACCESS ANY MATERIAL THROUGH THE SERVICE OR SITE.
What information we may collect about you;
What we use that information for; and
When and with whom we share that information.
CONSENT TO EMAIL: When you become a Member, you agree and consent to receive email messages from us. These emails may be transactional or relationship communications relating to the Service, such as administrative notices and service announcements or changes, or emails containing commercial offers, promotions or special offers from us or third party partners.
6. Membership Provisions
REGISTRATION: To fully use the StutterMind Service, you must register as a member by providing a user name, password, valid email address and valid credit card information. You must provide complete and accurate registration information to StutterMind.com and notify us if your information changes.
USER NAME: You may not use someone else’s name, a name that violates any third party right, or a name that is obscene or otherwise objectionable.
NON-COMMERCIAL USE: Use of the Site and Service is for personal use only. Members may not use the Service in connection with any commercial endeavors, such as (i) advertising or soliciting any user to buy or sell any products or services; or (ii) for commercial purposes. Users of the Site may not use any information obtained from the Service to contact, advertise to, solicit, or sell to any other user without his or her prior explicit consent. Organizations, companies, and/or businesses may not use the Service or the Site for any purpose unless expressly authorized by StutterMind.com. If you wish to inquire about possible commercial use, please contact us at support@StutterMind.com.
StutterMind.com may investigate and take any available legal action in response to illegal and/or unauthorized uses of the Site or the Service.
ACCOUNT SECURITY: You are responsible for all activity that occurs under your account, including any activity by unauthorized users. You must not allow others to use your account. You must safeguard the confidentiality of your password. If you are using a computer that others have access to, you must log out of your account after using the StutterMind Service. If you become aware of any unauthorized access to your account, you must change your password and notify us immediately at support@StutterMind.com.
Auto billing; Subscription Fees. The StutterMind Service is a paid, auto-renewing subscription service. If you purchase a subscription, you are agreeing to automatic (recurring) billing, and agree to pay the charges made to your account in connection therewith. Your Subscription will continue indefinitely until cancelled by you.
You will be charged in accordance with the billing terms you agreed to at the time you signed up. If you do not wish for your account to renew automatically, or if you want to change or terminate your subscription,
To Cancel your StutterMind Subscription:
first Login to the account at StutterMind.com
click ‘My Account’ (top right corner)
click ‘My Subscriptions’ (left column)
click ‘View’ on your StutterMind Subscription
Scroll to the bottom down and you will see the ‘Cancel’ button at the bottom of the page
Please email if you are having any issues so they can help guide you
The pricing of our Services may vary periodically. We cannot guarantee that the price of your Subscription is the lowest available, or historically lowest or best, price.
The majority of our Subscriptions are monthly subscriptions, which means that by signing up for the Service you are agreeing to have your credit card automatically billed each month until you cancel your subscription. You may cancel your StutterMind subscription at any time, but note that your cancellation will take effect starting at the end of your current billing period. So, for example, if you have a monthly subscription and cancel mid-month, your cancellation will take effect as of the following month.
In certain circumstances, we will offer Subscriptions for a longer term (for example, 3 months, 6 months or even a year). These longer-term Subscriptions are charged in full upon purchase, and automatically renew for the same duration as the initial Subscription term you selected (for example, if you initially purchased a 3 month Subscription, your Subscription will automatically renew for three months; 6 month subscriptions will automatically renew for six months, and so on). The amount due for the next renewal term will be due and immediately payable in full and charged as of the first day of such renewal term. You can always cancel before your next renewal term by logging into your account.
Refunds Sorry, there are no refunds on StutterMind subscriptions for billing periods that have already lapsed or started. There are NO Refunds for any Virtual Content that you get immediate access to and can utilize the moment you finish the purchase..
Authorization. When you sign up for our Service and provide a payment method to StutterMind, you are granting your express consent and are expressly authorizing us (and our designated payment processor) to automatically charge you each month for the Service.
If you provide a payment method and our charge results in an overdraft, chargeback or other fee from your bank, you alone are responsible for that fee.
EVEN IF YOU DO NOT USE THE SUBSCRIPTION OR ACCESS THE STUTTERMIND™ APPLICATION, YOU WILL BE RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY SUBSCRIPTION FEES UNTIL YOU CANCEL YOUR SUBSCRIPTION OR IT IS OTHERWISE TERMINATED. YOU ARE RESPONSIBLE TO NOTIFY OF ANY ISSUES WITH YOUR ACCOUNT IMMEDIATELY, SO WE CAN RESOLVE THE ISSUES..
Changes. StutterMind may change, modify, add, remove, suspend, cancel or discontinue any aspect of it subscriptions including the functionality, content, and/or availability of any features of such subscriptions at any time in StutterMind’s sole discretion.
StutterMind may increase its fees for any subscription effective the first day of a billing renewal by giving you notice of the new fees at least thirty (30) days before you are billed. If you have and do not cancel your subscription, you will be deemed to have accepted the new fees.
8. Term and Termination; Account Deletion
TERM: This Agreement begins on the date you first use the StutterMind Service and continues as long as you have an account with us.
CANCELING YOUR SUBSCRIPTION: To cancel your subscription, you will need to first log into your account, and then select the ‘My Account’ then click ‘Subscriptions’, in red next to the Subscription is ‘Cancel’ option, which you can click and then confirm by selecting the ‘Confirm’ button. If the ‘Cancel’ button is not there then click ‘View’ and your ‘Cancel’ button is at the bottom of the page.
A notification will be located at the top of the screen confirming that you have canceled your account. A email will be sent to the email address we have on file for that subscription confirming the cancellation has gone through. You can also cancel by going into your Account Settings (located in the header under your profile name), navigating to the “Manage Subscription” tab and scrolling down where you will find the link to cancel.
ACCOUNT DELETION: You may delete your account at any time. We reserve the right, but are under no obligation to, to delete an account from the StutterMind™ Service that remains inactive (i.e., the user fails to log in) for a continuous period of at least six (6) months, or immediately when payment expires, is withdrawn or otherwise ceases.
TERMINATION FOR BREACH: StutterMind may suspend, disable, or delete your account (or any part thereof) or block or remove any content you submitted if StutterMind determines that you have violated any provision of this Agreement or that your conduct or content would tend to damage StutterMind’s reputation or goodwill. If StutterMind deletes your account for the foregoing reasons, you may not re-register for the StutterMind Service. StutterMind may block your email address and Internet protocol address to prevent further registration. StutterMind is not required to disclose, and may be prohibited by law from disclosing, the reason for the termination or suspension of your account.
After your membership or subscription is terminated for any reason, all terms of this Agreement survive such termination, and continue in full force and effect, except for any terms that by their nature expire or are fully satisfied.
EFFECT OF TERMINATION/ACCOUNT DELETION: Upon termination, all licenses granted by StutterMind will terminate. Sections 4-5, 9, and 12-18 shall survive termination. In the event of account deletion for any reason, content that you submitted may no longer be available. StutterMind shall not be responsible for the loss of such content.
9. Content Restrictions
You may not upload, post, or transmit (collectively, “submit”) any video, image, text, audio recording, or other work (collectively, “content”) that:
Infringes any third party’s copyrights or other rights (e.g., trademark, privacy rights, etc.);
Contains sexually explicit content or pornography (provided, however, that non-sexual nudity is permitted);
Contains hateful, defamatory, or discriminatory content or incites hatred against any individual or group;
Advocates harassment or intimidation of another person;
Depicts unlawful acts or extreme violence;
Contains video, audio photographs, or images of another person without his or her permission (or in the case of a minor, the minor’s legal guardian);
Depicts animal cruelty or extreme violence towards animals; or
Contains viruses, time bombs, trojan horses, cancelbots, worms or other harmful, or disruptive codes, components or devices.
10. Code of Conduct and Prohibited Activities
In using the StutterMind Service, you must behave in a civil and respectful manner at all times. Further, you will not and it is strictly prohibited to:
Act in a deceptive manner by, among other things, impersonating any person;
Harass or stalk any other person;
Harm or exploit minors;
Promote information that is false or misleading, or promote illegal activities or conduct that is defamatory, libelous or otherwise objectionable;
“frame” or “mirror” any part of the Service or the Site;
use meta tags or code or other devices containing any reference to StutterMind, the Site or the Service (or any trademark, trade name, service mark, logo or slogan of StutterMind, Michael Ferris, etc.) to direct any person to any other website for any purpose;
modify, adapt, sublicense, translate, sell, reverse engineer, decipher, decompile or otherwise disassemble any portion of the Service or the Site or any software used on or for the Service or the Site, or cause others to do so;
post, use, transmit or distribute, directly or indirectly, (e.g. screen scrape) in any manner or media any content or information obtained from the Site or the Service other than solely in connection with your use of the Service in accordance with this Agreement.
Collect information about others;
Advertise or solicit others to purchase any product or service within the StutterMind.com Site;
Promote fraudulent schemes, multi level marketing (MLM) schemes, get rich quick schemes, online gaming and gambling, cash gifting, work from home businesses, or any other dubious money-making ventures;
Publicize or promote commercial activities and/or sales without our prior written consent such as contests, sweepstakes, barter, advertising, and pyramid schemes.; or
Participate in any activity that in any way violates any law.
StutterMind has the right, but not the obligation, to monitor all conduct on and content submitted to the StutterMind Service. StutterMind reserves the right to alter, edit, remove, or refuse to post any content, in whole or in part in its sole discretion and/or to satisfy or comply with applicable laws, regulations and/or legal processes.
StutterMind reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to investigate and take appropriate legal action against anyone who violates our Terms, including removing the offending communication from the Site or Service and terminating or suspending the membership of such violators.
Your use of the Site and Service, including all Content you post through the Service, must comply with all applicable laws and regulations. You agree that
StutterMind may access, preserve and disclose your account information and Content if required to do so by law or in a good faith belief that such access, preservation or disclosure is reasonably necessary, such as to: (i) comply with legal process; (ii) enforce this Agreement; (iii) respond to claims that any Content violates the rights of third parties; (iv) respond to your requests for customer service or allow you to use the Site in the future; or (v) protect the rights, property or personal safety of the Company or any other person.
As between you and StutterMind.com, you own all content that you submit to the StutterMind.com Service, whether directly via the StutterMind.com, StutterMind Service or indirectly (for example, via Facebook or Twitter). However, it is important that you understand that by posting a submission to StutterMind.com or StutterMind, you are granting StutterMind.com, StutterMind and its affiliates a worldwide, perpetual, irrevocable, non-exclusive, sub-licensable (through multiple tiers) royalty-free license and right to use, copy, transmit, distribute, publicly perform and display (through all media now known or hereafter created), and make derivative works from your content (including without limitation, your name and likeness, photographs and testimonials) for any purpose whatsoever commercial or otherwise without compensation to you. In addition, you waive any so-called “moral rights” or “performance rights” in your content.
You further grant all users of the StutterMind.com and StutterMind Service permission to view your content for their personal, non-commercial purposes. If you make suggestions to StutterMind.com on improving or adding new features to the StutterMind.com or StutterMind Service, StutterMind.com shall have the right to use your suggestions without any compensation to you.
For each piece of content that you submit, you represent and warrant that: (i) you have the right to submit the content to StutterMind.com and grant the licenses set forth above; (ii) StutterMind.com or StutterMind will not need to obtain licenses from any third party or pay royalties to any third party; (iii) the content does not infringe any third party’s rights, including intellectual property rights and privacy rights; and (iv) the content complies with this Agreement and all applicable laws.
You agree to indemnify, defend, and hold harmless StutterMind.com, StutterMind and its affiliates, directors, officers, employees, and agents, from and against any liability, claims, damages, losses and costs (including reasonable attorney’s fees) that: (i) arise from your activities on the ZuzkLight.com Service; (ii) assert a violation by you of any term of this Agreement; or (iii) assert that any content you submitted to StutterMind.com violates any law or infringes any personal right or third party right, including any intellectual property or privacy right. StutterMind.com reserves the right to assume the exclusive defense and control of any matter otherwise subject to indemnification by you, in which event you will fully cooperate with StutterMind.com in connection therewith.
13. License to Use StutterMind Service
LICENSE: StutterMind grants you a limited, non-exclusive license to access and use the StutterMind Service for your own personal, non-commercial purposes. This includes the right to view content available on the StutterMind Service. This license is personal to you and may not be assigned or sublicensed to anyone else.
RESTRICTIONS: Except as expressly permitted by StutterMind in writing, you will not reproduce, redistribute, publicly display, sell, create derivative works from, decompile, reverse engineer, or disassemble the StutterMind Service. Nor will you take any measures to interfere with or damage the StutterMind Service. All rights not expressly granted by StutterMind are reserved.
MOBILE DEVICES, APPLICATIONS AND SET-TOP BOXES/EXTERNAL DEVICES:
These Terms of Service, and all of the provisions herein, also govern the use of our mobile, desktop and set-top devices and related applications (for example, iOS devices, Android devices, Roku, Xbox, Playstation and other such devices and their corresponding apps).
Your use of the StutterMind Service through any applications or device constitutes your agreement to be bound by these Terms.
Any StutterMind application, regardless of the manner and means in which it is downloaded (for example the Apple AppStore, Google Android Marketplace, your console’s app store, etc.) is licensed, not sold, to You for use only under these Terms. We, the licensor, StutterMind, Inc. (Application Provider) reserve all rights not expressly granted to You.
Accordingly, if you download the StutterMind.com and StutterMind Application, you will be:
installing a software program on your product in the form of an application;
entering into this contract with StutterMind, Inc. governing your use of the application.
14. Third Party Links and Content
Certain links on the StutterMind.com and StutterMind Sites and/or the StutterMind.com and StutterMind Service may let you leave the particular StutterMind.com and StutterMind Site or StutterMind.com and StutterMind Service you are accessing in order to access a linked site (the “Linked Sites”). When you are linking to a third party site, it is important to know that StutterMind.com and StutterMind does not control these sites, nor has StutterMind.com and StutterMind reviewed or approved the content which appears on the linked sites. StutterMind.com and StutterMind is not responsible for the legality, accuracy or nature of any content, advertising, products or other materials on or available from any linked sites, or the conduct of such linked sites. You acknowledge and agree that StutterMind.com and StutterMind 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 the use of any of the links, content, goods or services available on or through the linked sites.
Dealings with Third Parties.
More specifically, your participation, correspondence or business dealings with any third party found on or through the StutterMind.com and StutterMind Sites and Service (i.e., a linked site), regarding payment and delivery of specific goods and services, and any other terms, conditions, representations or warranties associated with such dealings, are solely between you and such third party. You agree that StutterMind.com and StutterMind shall not be responsible or liable for any loss, damage, or other matters of any sort incurred as the result of such dealings.
15. Intellectual Property
You acknowledge that the StutterMind.com and StutterMind Site and Services contain software, graphics, photos, videos, know-how, product ideas, comments and other material (collectively, “Content”) that is protected by copyrights, patents, trademarks, trade secrets or other proprietary rights, and that these rights are valid and protected in all forms, media and technologies existing now or hereafter developed. All StutterMind.com and StutterMind-generated Content and Content devolped for StutterMind.com and StutterMind by its partners and licensors is copyrighted individually and/or as a collective work under the U.S. copyright laws; further, StutterMind.com and StutterMind owns a copyright in the selection, coordination, arrangement and enhancement of all Content in the StutterMind.com and StutterMind Site. Subject to your compliance with these Terms, and solely for so long as you are permitted by us to access and use the Services, you may download one copy of the application (but never the Content) to any single computer or device for your personal, non-commercial home use only, provided you keep intact all copyright and other proprietary notices, and are in compliance with these Terms. Unless otherwise specified, modification of the Content or use of the Content for any other purpose, including use of any such Content on any other website or networked computer environment is strictly prohibited.
The StutterMind.com and StutterMind name, logos and affiliated applications and technologies are the exclusive property of StutterMind.com and StutterMind, Inc. All other trademarks appearing on the Services are trademarks of their respective owners. Our partners or service providers may also have additional proprietary rights in the content which they make available through the Services. The trade names, trademarks and service marks owned by us, whether registered or unregistered, may not be used in connection with any product or service that is not ours, in any manner that is likely to cause confusion. Nothing contained on the Services should be construed as granting, by implication, estoppel or otherwise, any license or right to use any of our trade names, trademarks or service marks without our express prior written consent.
StutterMind.com and StutterMind owns and retains all proprietary rights in the Site and the Service, and in all content, trademarks, trade names, service marks and other intellectual property rights related thereto. You agree to not copy, modify, transmit, create any derivative works from, make use of, or reproduce in any way any copyrighted material, trademarks, trade names, service marks, or other intellectual property or proprietary information accessible on the Site or through the Service, without first obtaining the prior written consent of the Company or, if such property is not owned by the Company, the owner of such intellectual property or proprietary rights. You agree to not remove, obscure or otherwise alter any proprietary notices appearing on any content, including copyright, trademark and other intellectual property notices.
16. Copyright / DMCA Policy
StutterMind.com and StutterMind respects the intellectual property of others, and we ask our users to do the same. Each user is responsible for ensuring that the materials they upload to the StutterMind.com and StutterMind Site do not infringe any third party copyright.
StutterMind.com and StutterMind will promptly remove materials from the StutterMind.com and StutterMind Site in accordance with the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (“DMCA”) if properly notified that the materials infringe a third party’s copyright. In addition, StutterMind.com and StutterMind may, in appropriate circumstances, terminate the accounts of repeat copyright infringers.
Filing a DMCA Notice to Remove Copyrighted Content-for Copyright Holders
If you believe that your work has been copied in a way that constitutes copyright infringement, please provide us with a written notice containing the following information:
Your name, address, telephone number, and email address (if any).
A description of the copyrighted work that you claim has been infringed.
A description of where on the StutterMind.com and StutterMind Site the material that you claim is infringing may be found, sufficient for StutterMind.com and StutterMind to locate the material (e.g., the URL).
A statement that you have a good faith belief that the use of the copyrighted work is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law.
A statement by you UNDER PENALTY OF PERJURY that the information in your notice is accurate and that you are the copyright owner or authorized to act on the copyright owner’s behalf.
Your electronic or physical signature.
You may submit this information via:
Offline: StutterMind.com and StutterMind’s Copyright Agent (see contact information below)
Filing a DMCA Counter-notification to Restore Removed Content—for StutterMind.com and StutterMind Users
If you believe that your material has been removed by mistake or misidentification, please provide StutterMind.com and StutterMind with a written counter-notification containing the following information:
Your name, address, and telephone number.
A description of the material that was removed and the location on the StutterMind.com and StutterMind Site (e.g., the URL) where it previously appeared.
A statement UNDER PENALTY OF PERJURY that you have a good faith belief that the material was removed or disabled as a result of mistake or misidentification.
A statement that you consent to the jurisdiction of the Federal District Court for the judicial district in which your address is located, or if your address is outside of the United States, any judicial district in which StutterMind.com and StutterMind may be found (which includes the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York), and that you will accept service of process from the person who filed the original DMCA notice or an agent of that person.
Your electronic or physical signature.
You may submit this information via:
Offline: StutterMind.com and StutterMind’s Copyright Agent (see contact information below)
Please note that we will send any complete counter-notifications we receive to the person who submitted the original DMCA notice. That person may elect to file a lawsuit against you for copyright infringement. If we do not receive notice that a lawsuit has been filed within ten (10) business days after we provide notice of your counter-notification, we will restore the removed materials. Until that time, your materials will remain removed.
In filing a DMCA notice or counter-notification, please make sure that you have complied with all of the above requirements. If we request additional information necessary to make your DMCA notice or counter-notification complete, please provide that information promptly. If you fail to comply with all of these requirements, your DMCA notice or counter-notification may not be processed further.
In addition, please make sure that all of the information you provide is accurate. UNDER SECTION 512(f) OF THE COPYRIGHT ACT, 17 U.S.C. § 512(f), ANY PERSON WHO KNOWINGLY MATERIALLY MISREPRESENTS THAT MATERIAL OR ACTIVITY IS INFRINGING OR WAS REMOVED OR DISABLED BY MISTAKE OR MISIDENTIFICATION MAY BE SUBJECT TO LIABILITY.
StutterMind.com and StutterMind may disclose any communications concerning DMCA notices or other intellectual property complaints with third parties, including the users who have posted the allegedly infringing material.
If you have questions about the legal requirements of a DMCA notice, please contact an attorney or see Section 512(c)(3) of the U.S. Copyright Act, 17 U.S.C. § 512(c)(3), for more information. If you have questions about the legal requirements of a DMCA counter-notification, please contact an attorney or see Section 512(g)(3) of the U.S. Copyright Act, 17 U.S.C. § 512(g)(3), for more information.
17. General Provisions
ARBITRATION AND GOVERNING LAW:
The exclusive means of resolving any dispute or claim arising out of or relating to this Agreement (including any alleged breach thereof), the Service, or the Site shall be BINDING ARBITRATION administered by the American Arbitration Association. The one exception to the exclusivity of arbitration is that you have the right to bring an individual claim against StutterMind.com and StutterMind in a small-claims court of competent jurisdiction. But whether you choose arbitration or small-claims court, you may not under any circumstances commence or maintain against StutterMind.com and StutterMind or its affiliates any class action, class arbitration, or other representative action or proceeding.
By using the Site or the Service in any manner, you agree to the above arbitration agreement. In doing so, YOU GIVE UP YOUR RIGHT TO GO TO COURT to assert or defend any claims between you and StutterMind.com and StutterMind or its affiliates (except for matters that may be taken to small-claims court). YOU ALSO GIVE UP YOUR RIGHT TO PARTICIPATE IN A CLASS ACTION OR OTHER CLASS PROCEEDING. Your rights will be determined by a NEUTRAL ARBITRATOR, NOT A JUDGE OR JURY. You are entitled to a fair hearing before the arbitrator. The arbitrator can grant any relief that a court can, but you should note that arbitration proceedings are usually simpler and more streamlined than trials and other judicial proceedings. Decisions by the arbitrator are enforceable in court and may be overturned by a court only for very limited reasons.
Any proceeding to enforce this arbitration agreement, including any proceeding to confirm, modify, or vacate an arbitration award, may be commenced in any court of competent jurisdiction. In the event that this arbitration agreement is for any reason held to be unenforceable, any litigation against StutterMind.com and StutterMind (except for small-claims court actions) may be commenced only in the federal or state courts located in Los Angeles County, California. You hereby irrevocably consent to the jurisdiction of those courts for such purposes and you irrevocably waive any right to a trial by jury.
This Agreement, and any dispute between you and StutterMind.com and StutterMind, shall be governed by the laws of the state of California without regard to principles of conflicts of law, provided that this arbitration agreement shall be governed by the Federal Arbitration Act.
INTERPRETATION; SEVERABILITY; WAIVER; REMEDIES: Headings are for convenience only and shall not be used to construe the terms of this Agreement. If any term of this Agreement is found invalid or unenforceable by any court of competent jurisdiction, that term will be severed from this Agreement. No failure or delay by StutterMind.com and StutterMind in exercising any right hereunder will waive any further exercise of that right. StutterMind.com and StutterMind’s rights and remedies hereunder are cumulative and not exclusive.
SUCCESSORS; ASSIGNMENT; NO THIRD PARTY BENEFICIARIES: This Agreement is binding upon and shall inure to the benefit of both parties and their respective successors, heirs, executors, administrators, personal representatives, and permitted assigns. You may not assign this Agreement without StutterMind.com and StutterMind’s prior written consent. No third party shall have any rights hereunder.
NOTICES: You consent to receive all communications including notices, agreements, disclosures, or other information from StutterMind.com and StutterMind electronically. StutterMind.com and StutterMind may provide all such communications by email or by posting them on the StutterMind.com and StutterMind Service. For support-related inquiries, you may send an email to support@StutterMind.com.
Nothing herein shall limit StutterMind.com and StutterMind’s right to object to subpoenas, claims, or other demands.
MODIFICATION: This Agreement may not be modified except by a revised Terms of Service posted by StutterMind.com and StutterMind on the StutterMind.com and StutterMind Site or a written amendment signed by an authorized representative of StutterMind.com and StutterMind. A revised Terms of Service will be effective as of the date it is posted on the StutterMind.com and StutterMind Site.
ENTIRE AGREEMENT: This Agreement incorporates the following documents by reference:
This Agreement constitutes the entire understanding between StutterMind.com and StutterMind and you concerning the subject matter hereof and supersedes all prior agreements and understandings regarding the same.
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