Last updated: July 7, 2021
OWNERSHIP OF SITE CONTENT
Unless otherwise explicitly specified, all materials that are included in or are otherwise a part of the Site, including past, present and future versions, domain name, source and object code and the “look and feel” of the Site (“Site Content“) are owned, controlled or licensed by COZY READS PUBLISHING, and are protected from unauthorized use, copying and dissemination by copyright, trademark, patent, and other laws, rules, regulations and treaties.
The Site Content may not be copied, reproduced, downloaded or distributed in any way, in whole or in part, except with the express permission of COZY READS PUBLISHING as is expressly provided in these Terms. Any unauthorized use of the Site Content is prohibited.
YOUR RIGHT AND RESPONSIBILITIES WHILE USING THE SITE
You may visit our Site without further permission from COZY READS PUBLISHING. You may enjoy unlimited, personal, reading and purchasing from the Site with acknowledgement and full compliance with these terms. When you purchase a product from the Site you must:
(a) keep intact all copyright and other proprietary notices;
(b) make no modifications to the Site Content; and
(c) not copy or adapt any object code associated with the Site or modify or attempt to discover any source code associated with the Site, nor allow or assist any third party to do so (whether or not for your benefit). You also agree that you will not, including by use of any bot, scraper, or other data mining technology or process, frame, mask, extract data or other materials from, copy or distribute the Site Content (except as may be a result of a standard search engine or Internet browser usage).
USER INTERACTIONS AND DISPUTES
You are solely responsible for your interaction with other users of the Sites, whether online or offline. We are not responsible or liable for the conduct of any user. We reserve the right, but have no obligation, to monitor or become involved in disputes between you and other users. We expect that you will exercise common sense and use your best judgment in your interactions with others when you submit or post any personal or other information as you would with all other online activities.
SOCIAL DISTRIBUTION AND WIDGETS
COZY READS PUBLISHING permits you to like, comment on and share The Site Content with friends by displaying Site Content on your personal website or by posting Site Content on third-party websites by means of provided social buttons. This does not mean we are affiliated in any way or that COZY READS PUBLISHING agrees with or approves of your comments or posts. We reserve the right to revoke our permission for social distribution at any time and for any reason. If we decide to do so, you must agree upon notice of revocation to immediately cease social distribution and comply with any terms we post in connection with the social distribution of Site Content.
NOTICE TO THIRD PARTY SITES: Any Site Content made available in connection with your web page, social networking sites, or otherwise, by our Widgets, third party widgets or otherwise is our exclusive property and not a grant of any intellectual property rights made by us. We retain the right to demand that you cease any use and remove our Site Content upon notice.
INFORMATION AND CONTENT SUBMITTED BY YOU
You agree that you either:
(a) own the rights to the User Content you submit and the right to grant all of the rights and licenses in these Terms; or
(b) you have all necessary rights and licenses from the owner(s) of these rights to enter into these Terms and grant COZY READS PUBLISHING the license below. Upon COZY READS PUBLISHING’s request, you will furnish COZY READS PUBLISHING with any documentation, substantiation or releases necessary to verify your compliance with these Terms.
COZY READS PUBLISHING is not responsible for the content submitted by any User and such User Content does not necessarily reflect the views of COZY READS PUBLISHING. COZY READS PUBLISHING is under no obligation to monitor User Content but may do so in its sole discretion, and may remove or refuse to post any User Content for any reason in its sole discretion.
You also acknowledge that the Internet may be subject to breaches of security and should be aware that submissions of User Content or other information may not be secure, always take this into consideration before submitting any information online.
You remain the owner of your content, but you acknowledge that COZY READS PUBLISHING must have a license from you in order to accept your User Content. Accordingly, you grant to COZY READS PUBLISHING an unrestricted, worldwide, irrevocable, perpetual, transferable and royalty-free license (but no obligation) to host, use, copy, distribute, display, perform, modify, translate, store or otherwise exploit all or any portion of your User Content submitted for any purpose whatsoever in all formats, on or through any media, technology or device.
You further agree that COZY READS PUBLISHING is free to use any ideas or concepts contained in any User Content for any purposes whatsoever, including, without limitation, developing, manufacturing and marketing products and services; and creating informational articles, without any payment of any kind to you. You authorize COZY READS PUBLISHING to publish your User Content in a searchable format that may be accessed by users of the Site and the Internet. Furthermore, you agree that upon submitting your User Content, to the fullest extent permitted, you waive any moral rights you may have to your User Content, even if such User Content is altered or changed in a manner not agreeable to you.
You acknowledge that COZY READS PUBLISHING may be working on or developing material similar in nature to your User Content and that COZY READS PUBLISHING may have received similar or the same intellectual property rights from another party. COZY READS PUBLISHING owes you no obligation connected to your submissions unless you and COZY READS PUBLISHING have a written agreement to that effect. Any discussion or negotiations between you and COZY READS PUBLISHING regarding your submissions does not constitute recognition of the novelty or originality of your User Content.
You agree that COZY READS PUBLISHING has no obligation to monitor or enforce the intellectual property rights of your User Content but has the right to protect and enforce its licensees’ rights to your User Content. You further acknowledge and agree that COZY READS PUBLISHING will not have any obligation to you with regard to User Content and that COZY READS PUBLISHING may or may not monitor, display or accept your User Content and may delete it at any time.
ACCEPTABLE USE POLICY
When you contribute, comment or otherwise provide User Content to the Site, you agree to comply with the following Usage Rules (“Rules”):
- User Content must be yours. All User Content must be your own original content, not copied neither in part or whole. You must have all rights to the User Content submitted.
- Keep it relevant. Your User Content should relate to the topic or content on the Site and should be of a positive nature.
- Follow codes of social etiquette. Express yourself with non-offensive individual self-expression. Be respectful of others’ opinions and comments. If you question if your User Content may offend, chances are it likely will. In such a case, it doesn’t belong on the Site. Cursing, bashing, flaming, harassing, bullying, stalking, posting insulting comments, personal attacks, gossip, general disrespect, any form of violence or similar actions are prohibited. Your User Content may not threaten, abuse or harm others. Your User Content may not include any negative comments that are connected to race, national origin, gender, sexual orientation or physical handicap or that are defamatory, slanderous, indecent, obscene, pornographic or sexually explicit.
- Do not use the Site for commercial purposes. You may not advertise or promote products or services except those provided on the Site. You may not use your User Content to raise money for anyone or for a pyramid or other multi-tiered marketing schemes.
- Don’t share other people’s personal information. Your User Content may not reveal another person’s address, phone number, e-mail address, credit card number or any other information that may be used to track, contact, or impersonate another individual.
Should you feel threatened or believe someone else is in danger, you should always contact your local law enforcement agency.
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