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Terms of Use

The Legal Stuff.  Terms of Use. Disclaimer. Privacy.  Affiliate Marketing.

This site is intended for and directed at grownups, parents, adults, and users over the age of 13.

Everything you read on this website, all the information and pictures are for entertainment and general informational purposes only.

We make no guarantees that the information is up to date, current, accurate, or correct. We make no guarantees of any kind whatsoever about the completeness, accuracy, reliability, suitability or availability of any information, products, services, links, or anything else you may find here.  We do not make any express or implied warranties, endorsements or representations whatsoever as to the operation of the website, information, content, materials, or products.  This includes, but is not limited to, implied warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose and non-infringement, and warranties that warranties that access to or use of the service will be uninterrupted or error-free or that defects in the service will be corrected.  Any use or reliance on this website is at your own risk.  Our website and services are provided “As Is.”

All opinions, thoughts, and statements expressed on this website are our own.  All photos and media are our own or used with permission.  No content may be reproduced, copied, distributed or used without our express permission.

 When you submit content to our site or via email, you simultaneously grant an irrevocable, worldwide, royalty free license to publish, display, modify, distribute and syndicate your content worldwide.  In other words, if you send us anything, comments, media, letters, ideas, or suggestions, you grant us permission to use that material, royalty-free, as we wish. You confirm and warrant that you have the required authority to grant the above license.

If we post links to other websites, we don’t have control over those websites or where they may redirect you.  Linking to other sites does not suggest or imply that we endorse that website, company, product, service, or person.

As with any website, information, or content you find here, online, offline, or elsewhere, there is no substitute for doing your own research or using your own judgment.  Use common sense.  On the Internet, as in life offline, if it’s too good to be true, it probably is.

The terms of this agreement will continue to apply in perpetuity until we terminate, modify, or otherwise change the terms.

Information Collection.  When you visit our site, use the services, contact us, send us an email, post on our blog, or communicate with us in any way, you’re giving us information that we may collect. That information may include your and your Subscribers’ IP address, name, physical address, email address, phone number, information, operating system, or other information.  By giving us this information, you consent to your information being collected, used, disclosed, transferred or stored.
List & Email Information.  When you subscribe to our lists, add an email, contact us by email, form, or by other means, including via our social media channels, we may have access to data on that list and information in or related to your correspondence.
We may receive or get information about how or when you use our website, including your IP address, time, date, browser used, and actions you’ve taken within, to or from the application.
Cookies and Tracking.  When you use our website, mobile apps, subscription or list service, contact forms, email, or social media, we may store cookies to collect information about your visit and your use of our website or social media. You have the option of turning off cookies or blocking them.
When we send email or correspondence, we may track patterns, behavior, and clicks to measure the performance of our marketing and promotion of campaigns and to improve services. m more relevant content.
Use and Disclosure of Personal Information.
We may use and disclose your Personal Information only as follows: (1) To promote use of our services.  You can stop receiving our promotional emails by following the unsubscribe instructions included in every email we send. (2) To send informational and promotional content that you may choose to receive. You can stop receiving our promotional emails by following the unsubscribe instructions included in every email. (3) To send you updates, to communicate with you about our website, services, account, or to provide customer support. (4) To comply with Terms of Use, applicable laws, to meet legal requirements, to provide information to representatives or advisors, and to protect our rights and safety, as well as rights and safety of our staff, volunteers, contributors, members, or third parties, to prosecute or defend a legal proceeding, to provide customer service, support, or services, to provide suggestions or tips, to transfer your information, such as in the event of sale, merger, or acquisition.
Public Information and Third Parties.  This website is a public blog.  Any information you contribute, post, or comment may be read, collected, or used by anyone.
Social Media Platforms, Widgets, and Third Party Sites.   The website may include social media features and these features may collect information about you, such as your IP address and page visited.  Social media features and widgets may be hosted by a third party or on our site.  Any widgets, as well as social media platforms where we have a presence, may collect information about you.  Any information, communications, or materials you submit to us in any form or via social media is done at your own risk, without any expectation of privacy.  We cannot control the actions of other users in these platforms or the actions of the social media sites we may use. The policies of those sites should guide you and your use, decisions, and interactions, as those features and platforms are governed by the privacy policies and terms of the companies that provide them.
Links to Third-Parties.  Our website and social media presence may include links to other websites. Those privacy practices and policies may be different than ours.  Your information is governed by those policies, and you should read those policies.
Service Providers.  We may disclosure your name or personal information with a service provider, such as if we need to mail you something you’ve requested or won. We’ll let you know if we’re working with a service provider whenever reasonably possible.
Contests.  We may occasionally offer surveys, contests, sweepstakes, or other promotions through the website or social media. Participation in our surveys, contests, sweepstakes, or other promotions is completely voluntary. Information requested for entry may include personal contact information like your name, address, date of birth, phone number, email address, username, and other details. We use the information you provide to administer Our Promotions. We also may, unless prohibited by the Promotion’s rules or law, use the information provided to communicate with you, or other people you select, about our Services. We may share this information with our affiliates and other organizations or Service Providers consistent with this policy and the rules posted for the Promotion.
Affiliate Marketing.
This website and its social media sites may accept forms of cash advertising, sponsorship, paid insertions or other forms of compensation.  The compensation received may influence the advertising content, topics or posts made in this blog.  That content, advertising space or post may not always be identified as paid or sponsored content.
The owner(s) of this blog is compensated to provide opinion on products, services, websites and various other topics. Even though the owner(s) of this blog receives compensation for our posts or advertisements, we always give our honest opinions, findings, beliefs, or experiences on those topics or products. The views and opinions expressed on this blog are purely the bloggers’ own. Any product claim, statistic, quote or other representation about a product or service should be verified with the manufacturer, provider or party in question.
Affiliate Marketing includes:
* Amazon
* Google
Severability.  If it turns out that a section of these Terms aren’t enforceable, then that section will be removed or edited as little as necessary. The rest of the Terms will still be valid.
Interpretation.  The headers and fonts in these terms are only designed to make the Terms easier to read and understand; it is not intended to affect the interpretation of these Terms.
Applicable Law.  The State of Vermont laws apply to any dispute related to these Terms of Service.