Terms and Conditions of Use
Effective date: October 1, 2012
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The material that appears on youwannaknowthis.com and any of the digital information published and/or sold from our website and/or third party affiliates (including any eBooks, blogs, videos, podcasts, audio clips, etc.) is for informational and entertainment purposes only. Despite our efforts to provide useful and accurate information on youwannaknowthis.com, errors may appear occasionally throughout the information provided or published. Before you act on information that you've found on the youwannaknowthis.com website, you should confirm any facts that are important to your decision. Black Rhino Solutions Inc. and its You Wanna Know This information providers who contribute to youwannaknowthis.com make no warranty as to the reliability, accuracy, timeliness, usefulness or completeness of the information on the You Wanna Know This website. Black Rhino Solutions, Inc. is not responsible for, and cannot guarantee the performance of goods and services provided by our advertisers or others to whose sites we link to or from.
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Except as otherwise provided in these Terms, You Wanna Know This will give you any notices by posting them on the Site. You authorize You Wanna Know This to send notices (including without limitation notice of subpoenas or other legal process, if any) via electronic mail as well if You Wanna Know This decides, in its sole discretion, to do so. Since notice of any material change to the Terms will be posted to the Site for at least 30 days, we encourage you to visit the Site at least that often. You agree to check the Site for notices, and that you will be considered to have received a notice when it is made available to you by posting on the Site. You Wanna Know This may provide notice to any e-mail or other address that you provide during registration. You agree to keep your address current and that notice provided by You Wanna Know This to the address that you have most recently provided will constitute effective notice.
Youwannaknowthis.com is an online eBook library and information sharing platform that offers people insider guides and educational materials about love, business, technology, life, money and health. You and other users of our Site have access to articles, video files and applications that are intended to provide guidance, instructions, opinions, stories and/or news about these topics. Most of these articles, blogs, eBooks and other informational materials are contributed by a variety of people that reflect a broad spectrum of views, experiences and approaches to topics that may be of interest to you.
In addition to being a place for you to find out a new or different way to do things, the Site is also a platform for you to make comments and share your ideas publicly. By choosing to post comments or sharing information on our Site for any period of time, you agree to grant the license to You Wanna Know This described in Section 8 hereof.
We publish eBooks, video, audio, articles, blogs or other content from current and past contributors that is strictly for general information and entertainment purposes. The information on the Site represents the opinions and views of a variety of contributors, authors and users of the Site. You should assume that we have not independently verified the accuracy of the content available on the Site. All of the content and information appearing on the Site is subject to the disclaimers set forth below in Section 16.
Youwannaknowthis.com does not knowingly collect, either online or offline, personal information from persons under the age of 13. This Site is intended for use by persons who are at least 13 years of age. You must be at least 13 years of age or older to both use the Site and register for a You Wanna Know This Account. By using the Site, you represent and warrant that you are at least 13 years old, and you hereby ratify any prior grant of rights, consents, agreements, assignments and waivers made by you. If you choose to set up an Account, your Account may be used only by you.
We reserve the right from time to time to temporarily or permanently change or discontinue, and restrict access to, the Site (or any part thereof) without notice. We may temporarily or permanently modify or remove any part or all of your content from the Site at any time without any notice to you. We will not be liable to you or any third party for any such modification, suspension, discontinuance or removal and any such action by us will not affect You Wanna Know This’s license to your content as stated herein.
By agreeing to these Terms, using this Site, and creating an Account, you are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your account and password for restricting access to your computer, and you agree to accept responsibility for all activities that occur under your account or password. You may not assign or otherwise transfer your account to any other person or entity. You acknowledge that You Wanna Know This is not responsible for third party access to your account that results from theft or misappropriation of your account. You Wanna Know This and its associates reserve the right to refuse or cancel service, terminate accounts, or remove or edit content in our sole discretion at any time.
You have the ability to interact with the Site and other Site users by posting comments, engaging in topic discussions, participating in forums, uploading photos, and a variety of other ways (all such collectively referred to as "User Generated Content"). All information, data, text, software, music, sound, photographs, graphics, video, messages, tags, or other materials ("Content"), whether publicly posted or privately transmitted, are the sole responsibility of the person from whom such Content originated. This means that you, and not You Wanna Know This, are entirely responsible for all Content that you upload, post, email, transmit or otherwise make available via the You Wanna Know This Site. By submitting or posting any User Generated Content on the Site, you warrant and represent that:
To post User Generated Content on the Site, you must first complete the Site registration process or login using third party accounts enabled by the Site (i.e. Facebook) to login to your "Account". You agree to provide accurate current and complete information during the registration process, when contributing User Generated Content or when otherwise using the Site. You also agree that you will review, maintain, correct and update such information in a timely manner to maintain its accuracy and completeness. You agree to safeguard your user name and password, and you authorize us to accept any use of the Site through your Account as being used by you or someone authorized to act for you. You agree to be liable for any User Generated Content posted using your Account and for any transactions associated with your Account or any of your third party Accounts. You agree that we can rely upon the contact and other information that is supplied to us using your Account and that we will rely upon such information. You agree and acknowledge that your Account is non-transferable and non-assignable. You may not share your password with anyone unless you are a minor, in which case you may share your password with your parents or other legal guardians.
When you submit ideas, suggestions, or proposals (collectively, "Ideas") to us, you represent, warrant, and agree that: (i) your Ideas do not include confidential or proprietary information, you have all necessary rights to submit them to us and that they do not and will not infringe or violate any third party rights of any kind; (ii) if we so choose, we may use and disclose your Ideas in any way; and (iii) we have no obligation to pay or reimburse you for your Ideas or our use of your Ideas. You also acknowledge that (x) we may have already created, or be in the process of creating, content that may be substantially similar to your Ideas or work samples at the time you submit those ideas or samples to us, and (y) elements of your Ideas and work samples may not be subject to protection under copyright law.
8. OWNERSHIP OF RIGHTS FOR USER GENERATED CONTENT; LICENSE RIGHTS
You retain ownership of your copyrights and other intellectual property and proprietary rights in any User Generated Content you post to the Site, subject to the non-exclusive rights that you grant to us as described in these Terms.
You hereby grant You Wanna Know This a worldwide, royalty-free, freely transferable, freely sublicensable (through unlimited levels of sublicense), non-exclusive license to use, reproduce, modify, transmit, distribute, publicly perform and display (including in each case by means of a digital audio transmission), and create derivative works of the User Generated Content, in any form, media, or technology now known or later developed. You also hereby waive any moral rights you may have in such User Generated Content under the laws of any jurisdiction. You hereby appoint us as your agent with full power to enter into and execute any document and/or do any act we may consider appropriate to confirm the grant of rights, consents, agreements, assignments and waivers set forth in these Terms. You agree that we may (but are not obligated to) display your User Generated Content, and your username or your actual name (according to the preferences you select at the time that you register) along with your User Generated Content.
You acknowledge that the posting of your User Generated Content for any period of time is sufficient consideration for the license granted herein to You Wanna Know This.
9. PROHIBITED CONTENT
You agree not to post or submit to the Site any content or any other materials whatsoever that is or could appear to be:
10. PROHIBITED CONDUCT; LIQUIDATED DAMAGES
You agree not to do, or attempt to do, any of the following, subject to applicable law:
a. access or use the Site in any way that violates or is not in full compliance with any applicable local, state, national or international law, regulation, or statute (including export laws), contracts, intellectual property rights or constitutes the commission of a tort, or for any purpose that is harmful or unintended (by us), or other than in full compliance with these Terms;
b. use any robot, spider, scraper or other automated means or interface not provided by us to access the Site or extract data or gather or use information, such as email addresses, available from the Site or transmit any unsolicited advertising, "junk mail," "spam," or "chain letters";
c. access, tamper with, or use services or areas of the Site that you are not authorized to access;
d. tamper with postings, registration information, profiles, submissions or User Generated Content of other users;
e. alter information on or obtained from the Site;
f. frame any part of the Site, or link to the Site, or otherwise make it look like you have a relationship to us or that we have endorsed you or your User Generated Content for any purpose except as expressly permitted in writing by You Wanna Know this;
g. impersonate or misrepresent your affiliation with any person or entity of the Site;
h. reverse engineer any aspect of the Site or do anything that might discover source code, or bypass or circumvent measures employed to prevent or limit access to any area, content or code of the Site (except as otherwise expressly permitted by law);
i. send to or otherwise impact us or the Site (or anything or anyone else) with harmful, illegal, deceptive or disruptive code such as a virus, "spyware," "adware" or other code that could adversely impact the Site or any recipient; or
j. take any action which might impose a significant burden (as determined by us) on the Site's infrastructure or computer systems, or otherwise interfere with the ordinary operation of the Site.
11. MONITORING OF CONTENT
We are under no obligation to regularly monitor the accuracy or reliability of User Generated Content that is published or appears on the Site. Notwithstanding the foregoing, we reserve the right to modify or remove any User Generated Content at any time. Any opinions, advice, statements, services, offers, or other information or User Generated Content expressed or made available by third parties, including other users, are those of the respective author(s) or distributor(s) and not of You Wanna Know This. You Wanna Know This neither endorses nor is responsible for the accuracy or reliability of any opinion, advice, information, or statement made on this Site by anyone other than authorized You Wanna Know This employees or affiliates acting in their official capacities.
12. PROTECTION OF SITE CONTENT
Our Site is protected by intellectual property laws and you agree to adhere to these laws. You Wanna Know grants you a limited, revocable, non-transferable, non-sublicensable, non-exclusive license, under the rights You Wanna Know has in the content on the Site, to privately display and perform the Site on your computer for your own personal, noncommercial purposes. You Wanna Know reserves all other rights in the content on the Site, on its own behalf and the behalf of its licensors (including contributors), and You Wanna Know does not, directly or by implication, by estoppel or otherwise, grant any other rights or licenses to you under these Terms. Except as expressly stated in this paragraph, you may not reproduce, distribute, modify, publicly perform or display, or prepare derivative works of any content on the Site without prior written consent from You Wanna KNow This or the third-party owner of the rights in that User Generated Content (if any).
13. TERMINATION/ACCESS RESTRICTION
You Wanna Know This reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to terminate these Terms, your access to the Site, any related services or any portion thereof and/or your Account at any time, without notice or cause. To the maximum extent permitted by law, this agreement is governed by the laws of the State of New York and you hereby consent to the exclusive jurisdiction and venue of courts in New York in all disputes arising out of or relating to the use of the Site. Use of the Site is unauthorized in any jurisdiction that does not give effect to all provisions of these Terms, including, without limitation, this section.
If applicable law requires us to provide notice of termination or cancellation, we may give prior or subsequent notice by posting it on the Site or by sending a communication to any address (email or otherwise) that we have for you in our records. You will still be liable for any breaches of these Terms and/or obligations incurred before the Terms end. If you use the Site after termination of these Terms, that use will constitute your agreement to the Terms then posted on the Site.
If your Account or access to the Site is terminated for any or no reason, you may no longer have access to the User Generated Content you posted on the Site. In such event, You Wanna Know This may continue to exploit electronic or printed materials it has created, or developed specific plans to create, that contain such User Generated Content according to the terms contained in Section 8 with respect to removal or modification of User Generated Content previously posted on the Site.
14. DEALINGS WITH MERCHANTS; LINKS TO THIRD PARTIES
www.youwannaknowthis.com may contain links to other websites (“Linked Sites”). The Linked Sites are not under the control of You Wanna Know This and You Wanna Know This is not responsible for the contents of any Linked Site, including without limitation, any link contained in a Linked Site, or any changes or updates to a Linked Site. You Wanna Know This is providing these links to you only as a convenience or suggestion for informational or entertainment purposes.
Your correspondence or business dealings with, or participation in promotions of, third party merchants or advertisers that are found on or through the Site or which provide links on the Site, including, for example, "click to purchase" and other similar programs, including payment and delivery of related goods or services, and any other terms, conditions, warranties or representations associated with such dealings, are solely between you and such merchant or advertiser. You waive any claim against You Wanna Know This and agree to hold You Wanna Know This harmless from any loss or damage of any kind incurred as the result of any such dealings or as the result of the presence of such merchants or advertisers on the Site.
16. DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTIES
Operation and functionality of the Site depend on factors such as the type of hardware, software, or network you are using, therefore, the Site may not work on your computer at times, could be interrupted or have errors in its operation, or may interfere or even harm the operation of your computer; You Wanna Know This does not warrant the successful operation of the Site on your computer, and we are not liable for any such problems that result from your use of the Site.
MOREOVER, THE SITE MAY CONTAIN ADVICE, OPINIONS, INSTRUCTIONS AND STATEMENTS FROM YOU WANNA KNOW THIS, ITS USERS AND OTHER CONTENT AND INFORMATION PROVIDERS. THIS CONTENT IS INTENDED TO BE USED FOR INFORMATIONAL AND ENTERTAINMENT PURPOSES ONLY. USE THE SITE AND ITS CONTENT AT YOUR OWN RISK. WE STRONGLY URGE YOU TO CONSULT A PROFESSIONAL OR SOME OTHER AUTHORITY IN THE APPROPRIATE FIELD BEFORE USING ANY OF THE CONTENT. THE SITE IS PROVIDED BY YOU WANNA KNOW THIS ON AN "AS IS" AND "AS AVAILABLE" BASIS. TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, YOU WANNA KNOW THIS MAKES NO REPRESENTATIONS, WARRANTIES OR CONDITIONS OF ANY KIND, EXPRESSED OR IMPLIED, AS TO THE OPERATION OF THE SITE OR THE INFORMATION OR CONTENT INCLUDED ON THE SITE. YOU WANNA KNOW THIS MAKES NO REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES THAT THE SITE WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED, ERROR-FREE, VIRUS-FREE, SECURE, OR TIMELY. TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, YOU WANNA KNOW THIS EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMS ALL REPRESENTATIONS, WARRANTIES OR CONDITIONS OF ANY KIND, WHETHER EXPRESSED OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE IMPLIED REPRESENTATIONS, WARRANTIES OR CONDITIONS OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, TITLE, NON-INFRINGEMENT AND THOSE ARISING FROM A COURSE OF DEALING, TRADE, USAGE OR PERFORMANCE. SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW LIMITATIONS ON IMPLIED WARRANTIES, AND THEREFORE SOME OF THE ABOVE LIMITATIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU. WE URGE YOU TO KEEP BACKUP COPIES OF CONTENT AND OTHER MATERIAL, IF ANY, THAT YOU MAINTAIN ON OR USE WITH THE SITE. IF YOUR USE OF THE SITE RESULTS IN THE NEED FOR SERVICING OR REPLACING PROPERTY, MATERIAL, EQUIPMENT OR DATA, WE ARE NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY RESULTING COSTS OR DAMAGES.
Without limiting any of the foregoing, You Wanna Know This makes the following specific disclaimers for the following categories of information:
FINANCIAL & INVESTMENT INFORMATION: The content located on the Site should not be interpreted as financial or investment advice nor should it be interpreted as creating any kind of investment advisor or financial advisor relationship with you. You should NOT rely upon the financial and investment information or opinions provided herein and you should conduct your own independent research and consult with your personal investment advisor before making an investment or financial decision. You are solely responsible for any investment and financial decisions, omissions or actions you take. Neither You Wanna Know This, its parent, its affiliates, nor any of their respective agents, employees, information providers or content providers shall have any liability for your financial/investment decisions based upon, or the results obtained from, the content on the Site.
MEDICAL & HEALTH INFORMATION: The content located on the Site should not be interpreted as professional medical or health advice. The content should not be used to diagnose, treat or cure any medical or health condition nor should it be interpreted as creating any kind of doctor-patient or health/medical advisor relationship. You should NOT rely upon the medical, health, dietary, nutritional or other professional information or opinions provided and you should always speak to your personal health care provider before beginning, changing or stopping any medication or any treatment for a health problem. You are solely responsible for any decisions, omissions or actions you take based on choosing to seek or not to seek professional medical care, or choosing or not choosing specific treatments. Neither You Wanna Know This, its parent, its affiliates, nor any of their respective agents, employees, information providers or content providers shall have any liability for your medical, health, dietary or nutritional decisions based upon, or the results obtained from, the content on the Site.
LEGAL INFORMATION: The content located on the Site should not be interpreted as legal advice nor should it be interpreted as creating any kind of attorney-client or legal advisor relationship. You should NOT rely upon the legal information or opinions provided and you should consult with your personal legal advisor; this Site is not a substitute for an in-person consultation with an attorney, as the applicability of the legal principles discussed at this Website may differ substantially in individual situations or in different states or countries. You are solely responsible for any legal decisions or actions you take or omissions you commit. Neither You Wanna Know This, its parent, its affiliates, nor any of their respective agents, employees, information providers or content providers shall have any liability for your legal decisions based upon, or the results obtained from, the content on the Site.
17. EXCLUSION OF DAMAGES; LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, YOU AGREE THAT NEITHER YOU WANNA KNOW THIS NOR BLACK RHINO SOLUTIONS, INC., NOR THEIR SUBSIDIARIES, AFFILIATES, OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, AGENTS, ATTORNEYS AND SUPPLIERS, NOR EACH OF THEIR RESPECTIVE SUCCESSORS AND ASSIGNS, WILL BE LIABLE TO YOU AND/OR ANY OTHER PERSON FOR DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, PUNITIVE, EXEMPLARY, SPECIAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, LOST PROFITS, LOST REVENUE, LOSS OF DATA, LOSS OF PRIVACY, LOSS OF GOODWILL OR ANY OTHER LOSSES, EVEN IF ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES AND EVEN IN THE EVENT OF FAULT, TORT (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE) OR STRICT OR PRODUCT LIABILITY. WITHOUT LIMITING THE FOREGOING, IN NO EVENT WILL THE AGGREGATE LIABILITY TO YOU OF YOU WANNA KNOW THIS AND BLACK RHINO SOLUTIONS, INC. AND THEIR SUBSIDIARIES, AFFILIATES, OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, AGENTS, ATTORNEYS, AND SUPPLIERS AND EACH OF THEIR RESPECTIVE SUCCESSORS AND ASSIGNS EXCEED, IN TOTAL, THE AMOUNTS PAID BY YOU TO US.
18. CUSTOMER SUPPORT
You acknowledge that we have no obligation to provide you with customer support of any kind. we may provide you with customer support from time to time, at our sole discretion, provided that you have created an Account and that you submit your customer support inquiries using such Account.