Terms of Use

— — USER AGREEMENT (Terms & Conditions)

Welcome to The Realist Woman! Please carefully read these Terms and Conditions before using or submitting any content for publication on The Realist Woman. By continuing to visit or submit content for publication on The Realist Woman, you agree to comply with and be bound by the following Terms and Conditions. These Terms and Conditions may be changed at any time, and by continuing to use The Realist Woman,you agree to be bound by such changes. Unless explicitly stated otherwise, any functionality or features later added to our site shall also be subject to these Terms and Conditions. You can view the most current version of these Terms and Conditions on The Realist Woman at any time.

1. Changes to Our Site and Your Use

At any time, The Realist Woman reserves the right to change or suspend, without notice and for any period of time, any part of our site. By using our site, you agree that The Realist Woman shall not be liable to you or any third party as a result of any modification, suspension, or termination of our site. We also reserve the right to terminate your use of or access to The Realist Woman site for any reason. In addition, you agree that The Realist Woman, in its sole discretion, reserves the right to take any action believed to be in the interest of our company and our community of users.

2. Our Rights and Your Rights

(a) All aspects of our site, including text, photographs, graphics, video, and audio content, are protected under the copyright laws of the United States and other countries as a collective work or compilation. Subject to the rights of our licensors and licensees under individual relevant agreements, we retain all rights therein. Each individual piece of content, including articles, blogs, and videos, are also protected under copyright, and we (subject to the rights of our licensors and licensees under relevant agreements) have all rights therein. You agree to comply with all additional copyright notices or restrictions displayed on The Realist Woman site.

(b) By submitting or posting any kind of content on or to our site (whether text, audio, video, or otherwise), you agree that we and our affiliates, agents and third party contractors have the right to publish such content on The Realist Woman site and affiliated publications, to store such content on our site, and to distribute and use such content for promotional purposes. These rights apply to the content in the original form submitted and in the form of a derivative or adapted work. Unless explicitly stated otherwise, you understand and agree that we may, or may permit other users to, compile, edit, adapt, or modify any video submission made to us by you. You further agree that we and our licensees, affiliates, agents and third party contractors shall be free to publish the original or modified video submission for any period of time.

(c) For all submissions made to us by you, you shall be solely responsible for the consequences of their publication, including all necessary licenses, permissions, and copyrights. Specifically, you affirm and represent that: (I) you own or have the necessary rights, licenses, or permissions to use and authorize us to use all patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright, or other proprietary rights in the manner described in these Terms and Conditions; and (II) you have the written consent to use the name of likeness of each and every identifiable individual person in such submissions in the manner described these Terms and Conditions. Furthermore, you agree that you willnot: (I) submit any material to us that is copyrighted, protected by trade secret, or otherwise subject to third-party proprietary, privacy, or publicity rights, unless you are the owner or have permission from their rightful owner to grant us all of the rights granted herein; (II) publish false statements or willful misrepresentations that could damage us or any third party; (III) submit libelous, harassing, unlawful, pornographic, obscene, defamatory, threatening, hateful, racially or ethnically offensive material or any material that otherwise encourages criminal conduct, gives rise to civil liability, or violates any law; or (IV) post advertisements or solicitations for businesses. We reserve the right not to publish or to remove any submissions without prior notice. You understand that by submitting content in any form to The Realist Woman, we may distribute, syndicate to, or publish the content on affiliated sites.

3. Copyright Infringement

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4. Restricted Use

(a) Unless explicitly stated otherwise, you agree that you may not copy, modify, distribute, publish, display, perform, enter into a database, create derivative works from, transmit, or in any way exploit our site or content, except as permitted under the last sentence of this Section 4(a) and except for one print copy for personal use only. Subject to the last sentence of this Section 4(a), you may not distribute any part of this site or content over any network, including a local area network, or offer it for sale. Furthermore, you may not construct any kind of database from these files. You may, however make “fair use” of the content on our site to excerpt and use materials consistent with the understood principles of “fair use.”

(b) You agree that neither you nor any third party shall use the content of our site to violate our rights in any way, including to infringe our copyright or to display our content in a manner that has not been explicitly authorized by us.

5. Opinions Expressed by Our Contributors

By using our site, you agree that opinions and other statements expressed by users, authors, and third parties are theirs alone. The Realist Woman does not and cannot guarantee or endorse the accuracy and completeness of any content submitted by third parties. You agree that by giving you access to content distributed through our site, The Realist Woman and its representatives, including affiliates, successors, assigns, employees, agents, directors, officers and shareholders, have no obligation of liability for the content. The Realist Woman does not undertake any obligation to monitor the site for unlawful or inappropriate content, and The Realist Woman and its representatives assume no liability for any claims arising from the content on The Realist Woman site, including slander, defamation, libel, infringement, fraud, invasion of privacy and publicity rights, pornography, obscenity, profanity, or misrepresentation. The Realist Woman further reserves the right to terminate or remove communications, postings, or content at any time at our sole discretion.

6. Your Responsibilities for Violating Terms and Conditions

You agree to indemnify and hold harmless The Realist Woman and all affiliates, including but not limited to respective members, directors, shareholders, managers, officers, agents, employees, and licensors, from any losses, expenses, damages or costs that come as a result of any violation by you of these Terms and Conditions. You also agree that The Realist Woman is not responsible for any reasonable attorneys’ fees resulting from such violations. We reserve the right to take over the exclusive defense of any claim for which we are entitled to indemnification, as described here in this Section 6. In such event, you shall provide with a reasonable level of cooperation to us.

7. Disclaimers

The Realist Woman site is available “as is,” meaning that we do not guarantee that oursite will be without errors or interruptions. By using our site, you understand that there may be omissions, inaccuracies, or interruptions in the information made available through our site. We make no express or implied warranties with respect to our site, information, or goods advertised through our site; further, we do not endorse o rguarantee the accuracy, reliability, or completeness of any statement or material madeavailable, published, uploaded, or distributed through our site or links on our site. Although we make every effort to eliminate destructive materials like worms or viruses,we do not guarantee that our site or materials available through our site are free from destructive or malicious features. Your use of our site and any materials therein is completely at your own risk.

Due to the large number of contributors to our site and the inherent features of electronic publishing, the content producedby us or by third parties may have delays, inaccuracies, or omissions. You agree not to rely upon our content for any use related to investments, taxes, securities, or purchases. Any content that links to third parties remains the sole responsibility and discretion of that third party.

8. Linked Sites

The Realist Woman provides content with links to other third-party sites, but we are not responsible for the content, accuracy, availability, quality, or products provided through such links. By using our site, you acknowledge that we do not endorse third-party content and that we are not responsible for any damage or loss caused in connection to such content, goods, or services.

9. Legal Disclosures of Information

The Realist Woman will fully cooperate with courts of law and law enforcement agencies. If we receive a subpoena from any such agency, we shall fully comply with it without prior notice to you. You agree that we may disclose necessary information including but not limited to your IP address and location, username, name, and any other personally identifying information as requested by legal authorities.

10. Limited Liability

The Realist Woman and any affiliates, including but not limited to its members, officers, directors, employees, managers, agents, shareholders, and licensors are not liable for damages of any kind, including incidental, indirect, consequential, special, punitive, or exemplary damages. We are not responsible for any lost profits, revenues, business, or data in any way related to The Realist Woman site. Further, we are not responsible for any loss, claim, or injury based on errors, interruptions, or inaccuracies in our site (including, without limitation, as a result of breach by you of these Terms and Conditions). You agree that any claim against The Realist Woman shall be limited to the amount you paid, if any, to use our site.

11. Disputes under California Law

These Terms and Conditions shall be governed by the laws of the United States and the State of California, applicable to agreements made therein without regard to conflict of laws principles.

By continuing to visit or publish content to The Realist Woman, you hereby agree to comply with these Terms and Conditions. You further agree that the titles of each Section of these Terms and Conditions are for readers’ convenience alone and do not have any bearing on the construction or interpretation of these Terms and Conditions.