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We have taken every effort to design our Website to be useful, informative, helpful, honest and fun. Hopefully we've accomplished that — and would ask that you let us know if you'd like to see improvements or changes that would make it even easier for you to find the information you need and want. All we ask is that you agree to abide by the following Terms and Conditions. Take a few minutes to look them over because by using our site you Automatically agree to them. Naturally, if you don't agree, please do not use the site. We reserve the right to make any modifications that we deem necessary at any time. Please continue to check these terms to see what those changes may be! Your continued use of the AgingIsAFamilyAffair.com Website means that you accept those changes.

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TERMS AND CONDITIONS

Restrictions on Use of Our Online Materials

All Online Materials on the AgingIsAFamilyAffair.com site, including, without limitation, text, software, names, logos, trademarks, service marks, trade names, images, photos, illustrations, audio clips, video clips, and music are copyrighted intellectual property. All usage rights are owned and controlled by Mary Ann Massey, Inc.. You, the visitor, may download Online Materials for non-commercial, personal use only provided you 1) retain all copyright, trademark and propriety notices, 2) you make no modifications to the materials, 3) you do not use the materials in a manner that suggests an association with any of our products, services, events or brands, and 4) you do not download quantities of materials to a database, server, or personal computer for reuse for commercial purposes. You may not, however, copy, reproduce, republish, upload, post, transmit or distribute Online Materials in any way or for any other purpose unless you get our written permission first. Neither may you add, delete, distort or misrepresent any content on the AgingIsAFamilyAffair.com site. Any attempts to modify any Online Material, or to defeat or circumvent our security features is prohibited.

Everything you download, any software, plus all files, all images incorporated in or generated by the software, and all data accompanying it, is considered licensed to you by Mary Ann Massey, Inc. or third-party licensors for your personal, non-commercial home use only. We do not transfer title of the software to you. That means that we retain full and complete title to the software and to all of the associated intellectual-property rights. You're not allowed to redistribute or sell the material or to reverse-engineer, disassemble or otherwise convert it to any other form that people can use.

Submitting Your Online Material to Us

All remarks, suggestions, ideas, graphics, comments, or other information that you send to Mary Ann Massey, Inc. through our site (other than information we promise to protect under our privacy policy becomes and remains our property, even if this agreement is later terminated. That means that we don't have to treat any such submission as confidential. You can't sue us for using ideas you submit. If we use them, or anything like them, we don't have to pay you or anyone else for them. We will have the exclusive ownership of all present and future rights to submissions of any kind. We can use them for any purpose we deem appropriate to our (Mary Ann Massey, Inc.) mission, without compensating you or anyone else for them.

You acknowledge that you are responsible for any submission you make. This means that you (and not we) have full responsibility for the message, including its legality, reliability, appropriateness, originality, and copyright.

Limitation of Liability

Mary Ann Massey, Inc. WILL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES OR INJURY THAT ACCOMPANY OR RESULT FROM YOUR USE OF ANY OF ITS SITE.

THESE INCLUDE (BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO) DAMAGES OR INJURY CAUSED BY ANY:

  • USE OF (OR INABILITY TO USE) THE SITE
  • USE OF (OR INABILITY TO USE) ANY SITE TO WHICH YOU HYPERLINK FROM OUR SITE
  • FAILURE OF OUR SITE TO PERFORM IN THE MANNER YOU EXPECTED OR DESIRED
  • ERROR ON OUR SITE
  • OMISSION ON OUR SITE
  • INTERRUPTION OF AVAILABILITY OF OUR SITE
  • DEFECT ON OUR SITE
  • DELAY IN OPERATION OR TRANSMISSION OF OUR SITE
  • COMPUTER VIRUS OR LINE FAILURE
  • PLEASE NOTE THAT WE ARE NOT LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES, INCLUDING:
    • DAMAGES INTENDED TO COMPENSATE SOMEONE DIRECTLY FOR A LOSS OR INJURY
    • DAMAGES REASONABLY EXPECTED TO RESULT FROM A LOSS OR INJURY (KNOWN IN LEGAL TERMS AS "CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES.")
    • OTHER MISCELLANEOUS DAMAGES AND EXPENSES RESULTING DIRECTLY FROM A LOSS OR INJURY (KNOWN IN LEGAL TERMS AS "INCIDENTIAL DAMAGES.")

WE ARE NOT LIABLE EVEN IF WE'VE BEEN NEGLIGENT OR IF OUR AUTHORIZED REPRESENTATIVE HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES OR BOTH.

EXCEPTION: CERTAIN STATE LAWS MAY NOT ALLOW US TO LIMIT OR EXCLUDE LIABILITY FOR THESE "INCIDENTAL" OR "CONSEQUENTIAL" DAMAGES. IF YOU LIVE IN ONE OF THOSE STATES, THE ABOVE LIMITATION OBVIOUSLY WOULD NOT APPLY WHICH WOULD MEAN THAT YOU MIGHT HAVE THE RIGHT TO RECOVER THESE TYPES OF DAMAGES.

HOWEVER, IN ANY EVENT, OUR LIABILITY TO YOU FOR ALL LOSSES, DAMAGES, INJURIES, AND CLAIMS OF ANY AND EVERY KIND (WHETHER THE DAMAGES ARE CLAIMED UNDER THE TERMS OF A CONTRACT, OR CLAIMED TO BE CAUSED BY NEGLIGENCE OR OTHER WRONGFUL CONDUCT, OR THEY'RE CLAIMED UNDER ANY OTHER LEGAL THEORY) WILL NOT BE GREATER THAN THE AMOUNT YOU PAID IF ANYTHING TO ACCESS OUR SITE.

Links to Other Site

We sometimes provide referrals to and links to other World Wide Websites from our site. Such a link should not be seen as an endorsement, approval or agreement with any information or resources offered at sites you can access through our site. If in doubt, always check the Uniform Resource Locator (URL) address provided in your WWW browser to see if you are still in a Mary Ann Massey, Inc. owned and operated site or have moved to another site. Mary Ann Massey, Inc. is not responsible for the content or practices of third party sites that may be linked to our site. When Mary Ann Massey, Inc. provides links or references to other Websites, no inference or assumption should be made and no representation should be inferred that Mary Ann Massey, Inc. is connected with, operates or controls these Websites. Any approved link must not represent in any way, either explicitly or by implication, that you have received the endorsement, sponsorship or support of any Mary Ann Massey, Inc. site or endorsement, sponsorship or support of Mary Ann Massey, Inc., including its respective employees, agents or directors.

Termination of This Agreement

This agreement is effective until terminated by either party. You may terminate this agreement at any time, by destroying all materials obtained from all AgingIsAFamilyAffair.com Website, along with all related documentation and all copies and installations. Mary Ann Massey, Inc. may terminate this agreement at any time and without notice to you, if, in its sole judgment, you breach any term or condition of this agreement. Upon termination, you must destroy all materials. In addition, by providing material on our Website, we do not in any way promise that the materials will remain available to you. Mary Ann Massey, Inc. is entitled to terminate all or any part of any of its Website without notice to you.

Jurisdiction and Other Points to Consider

If you use our site from locations outside of the United States, you are responsible for compliance with any applicable local laws.

These Terms of Use shall be governed by, construed and enforced in accordance with the laws of the Commonwealth of Virginia, as it is applied to agreements entered into and to be performed entirely within such jurisdiction.

To the extent you have in any manner violated or threatened to violate Mary Ann Massey, Inc. and/or its affiliates' intellectual property rights, Mary Ann Massey, Inc. and/or its affiliates may seek injunctive or other appropriate relief in any state or federal court in the State of Commonwealth of Virginia, and you consent to exclusive jurisdiction and venue in such courts.

Any other disputes will be resolved as follows:

If a dispute arises under this agreement, we agree to first try to resolve it with the help of a mutually agreed-upon mediator in the following location: County of Henrico. Any costs and fees other than attorney fees associated with the mediation will be shared equally by each of us.

If it proves impossible to arrive at a mutually satisfactory solution through mediation, we agree to submit the dispute to binding arbitration at the following location: County of Henrico, under the rules of the American Arbitration Association. Judgment upon the award rendered by the arbitration may be entered in any court with jurisdiction to do so.

Mary Ann Massey, Inc. may modify these Terms of Use, and the agreement they create, at any time, simply by updating this posting and without notice to you. This is the ENTIRE agreement regarding all the matters that have been discussed.

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STORY SUBMITTAL GUIDELINES

  • Please review your story prior to submission for grammar, punctuation and clarity. Don't write the entire story in lower or upper case. Use paragraphs as needed for readability.
  • Submittals that are explicitly racist or demeaning to an ethnic group won't be accepted. This also applies to those that are off-topic, vile, abusive, hateful and/or disruptive.
  • It's advised that you do not disclose any personal confidential information. Nothing that would violate the privacy of other parties may be posted. It will be assumed that names used in a story are fictitious.
  • An email address is required for story submittal, but it will not be published. This is in case we need to contact you (e.g. in case there's a problem with the story submittal), and to notify you when your story is posted (not required).
  • For security reasons, attachments won't be accepted.
  • You agree that your submitted story is true and is original material, and is not in violation of copyright or other intellectual property laws.
  • Your story must not have been previously published.
  • We reserve the right to select which stories to publish, and to edit (e.g. spelling, grammar, punctuation, clarity) as needed (this is done as minimally as possible).
  • Your submittal signifies that you grant Mary Ann Massey, Inc. the royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable, non-exclusive and unrestricted right and license to use, modify, display, reproduce, publish, and distribute submitted content as it chooses.
  • Please note that this site is not designed to intervene in crisis situations. If you, or someone close to you, are in a crisis situation please seek the appropriate medical and/or professional services immediately.
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