Privacy and Terms

Privacy Policy

Terms of Use

Last updated August 28, 2008

Puppies and Worms, LLC (“PW”) reserves the right to modify these Terms of Use at any time without prior warning. You may want to check back regularly for changes to these terms.

DISCLAIMER

The opinions expressed here are those of PW and do not necessarily reflect the opinions of publications or advertisers that appear on this site.

Puppiesandworms.com (the “Site”) and all of its contents are provided on an “as-is” basis, without warranties of any kind. By using this Site, you acknowledge that use of this Site is at your sole risk and that you assume full responsibility for all costs associated with all necessary servicing or repairs of any equipment in connection to use of this Site. By using this Site you also acknowledge that SI shall not be liable for any damages of any kind related to your use of this Site.

If you violate these Terms of Use and/or PW’s — or any other company’s or publication’s — copyrights by reprinting materials from this site, you agree to be held liable for all attorney fees and statutory damages awarded upon a copyright infringement lawsuit that may be brought against you. You agree that any legal proceedings against you will occur in the USA, with the state and city depending on the location of the plaintiff.

INDEMNIFICATION

You agree to defend, indemnify and hold PW harmless from and against any and all claims, damages, costs and expenses, including attorneys’ fees, arising from or related to your use of this Site.

USE OF RSS/XML FEEDS

If you wish to use the Site’s XML/RSS feeds you must:

– Provide attribution to the author as “Puppies and Worms” and agree to include an active link to www.puppiesandworms.com. (You must agree not to include a “rel=nofollow” tag in your HREF statements.)

– Respect the copyrights by publishing any blog post on this Site in its entirety, as it appears on the Site, without changes — the content or title may not be changed in any way.

– Never sell any blog posts — or any other material — from the Site.

You should email puppiesandworms@gmail.com so that PW knows you are using the website’s materials. Whether or not you notify PW of your usage, subscriptions to these feeds will be monitored, and users found to disregard these terms of use will be required to cease distributing these feeds immediately. PW may require you to cease distributing these feeds at any time, for any reason.

Your use of the Site’s feeds is completely at your own risk.

LINKS TO OTHER WEBSITES

PW is not responsible for the content, information, or accuracy of the web sites linked to from any web page of the Site. PW makes no representations to the quality or accuracy of any other websites to which links are provided. If you use these links, you do so at your own risk and you accept any and all liability, implied or otherwise. You hereby waive any claim you might have against PW with respect to such websites or publications.

COMMENTS, FEEDBACK, AND OTHER SUBMISSIONS

Comments posted on the Site will be monitored for inappropriate language, slander, defamation, and libel. PW reserves the right to moderate or delete any comment, at any time, for any reason. However, PW takes no responsibility for the opinions expressed in comments.

All comments and other feedback and submissions disclosed, submitted or offered to the Site shall be and remain PW’s property. If you submit comments and/or any feedback to the Site, you understand PW will be under no obligation to keep submissions confidential, and you grant SI worldwide rights, titles and interests in all copyrights and other intellectual properties to such submissions. PW will exclusively own all rights, titles and interests and not be limited in any way in their use. PW will be under no obligation to compensate you for such submissions.

PRIVACY

When you comment on a post, your email address is required to help the Site cut down on spam. When you contact PW through this Site’s contact form, your email address is required so your message can be replied to. In all of these cases, and when you sign up for the Site’s mailing list, your email address will never be shared or made public. The Site’s mailing list is managed by a third party, however, so you may want to review their privacy policy prior to subscribing.

The Site uses industry-standard software to track website traffic. Like most other traffic report software, it records limited information about users’ IP addresses, Internet service provider (ISP), how you were referred to this Site, web browser types, and the date and time web pages are loaded. This information is only used for in-house marketing purposes.

PW is the sole owner of information collected via this site. Again, this information will never be shared or sold to a third party. The only time this information may be shared with a third party is when required by law.

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