Terms and Conditions

TERMS OF CONDITIONS OF USE

The following terms and conditions govern the use of Nationalwriterssyndicate.com™, a service of National Writers Syndicate, Inc., a New Hampshire Corporation, which includes without limitation any and all postings, submissions and any other communications, displays of any image or performance of any sound recording on any part of this domain, which is the property of National Writers Syndicate, Inc., herein referred to as NWS, and which reserves with out limitation the sole right to decide the ultimate content of this website.

SUBMISSIONS

Submissions of original writings, compositions, sound Recordings and visual arts are encouraged. All contributors warrant that they are the original creator of any work submitted to this site or that they have written authority from the creator and/or copyright holder to do so.

Submissions to this site is free of charge, but it must be understood that submitting is a privilege, not a right. Persons who abuse this privilege may find themselves prohibited from future submissions. Abusive postings are those considered to be obscene, threatening, defamatory or containing hate speech. Submissions which facilitate illegal activity will also be banned.

By submitting a work to this site you give NWS a non-exclusive license to publish and display your work at this site, unless other arrangements are made. NWS cannot be responsible for any use of your submission by third parties who access this site. You do not have the right to republish and or display any works you access on this site, and doing so without the express written permission of the author may subject you to civil liability and permanent ban from this site.

Ideas, concepts, plans, designs, techniques, methods, systems and similar materials submitted to this site are not protected and may be used by other viewers or NWS. National Writers Syndicate Inc. reserves the right to allow republishing of the submitted articles thru syndication or other means.

The domain name nationalwriterssyndicate.com™ and trademark are the exclusive property of NWS and NWS is the copyright holders of the design and other items appearing on this site except where otherwise indicated.

Information submitted by you to this site must be accurate. In the course of your utilization of this site, NWS will require that you supply identifying and contact information. The company undertakes to protect your privacy to the fullest extent within its capability. However, by using this site you warrant that the identifying and contact information you submit herein is accurate.

DECORUM

Civility among users is a cornerstone of ‘NWS’ contribution to the freedom to express. As well as the freedom of the press herein. It is expected that visitors will undertake no course of action to intimidate, harass or cause to feel uncomfortable any other visitor to this site, or attempt to wrongfully interfere with another’s posting.

We have no obligation to monitor any content on this site and we assume no obligation. You acknowledge and agree, however, that we do retain the right to monitor this site and to disclose any information as may be from time to time necessary or appropriate to satisfy a legal obligation or comply with a government request, to ensure the continued operation of this site, or to protect ourselves and our visitors. We reserve the right to refuse to post or to remove any submissions or postings of any kind which in our unfettered discretion are unacceptable to NWS for any reason we decide whatsoever.

INDEMNIFICATION

You agree to defend, indemnify, and hold harmless NWS its officers and directors, employees, agents and servants, from any and all claims, liabilities and expenses, including reasonable attorney’s fees arising in any way from your use of this site or the placement of material which is libelous, infringes another’s copyright, or violates state or federal law, or causes a claim to be made against NWS. Its officers, directors, servants, agents or employees.

DISCLAIMER

NO EXPRESS OR IMPLIED WARRANTIES, PROMISES, GUARANTEES OR REPRESENTATIONS OF ANY KIND ARE MADE BY NWS CONCERNING ANY ASPECT OF THIS SITE. NOR DOES ANYBODY HAVE THE AUTHORITY TO MAKE SUCH PROMISES ORALLY. NO REPRESENTATION HAS BEEN MADE THAT PUBLICATION OF SUBMITTED MATERIAL WILL BE TIMELY, ERROR FREE OR THAT DEFECTS WILL BE CORRECTED. NOR CAN NWS GUARANTEE THE SECURITY OF SUBMISSIONS TO THIS SITE.

LIMITATION OF LIABILITY

IN NO WAY CAN NWS, ITS AGENTS, SERVANTS OR EMPLOYEES, OFFICERS OR DIRECTORS BE HELD LIABLE FOR ANY INDIRECT, CONSEQUENTIAL, PUNITIVE OR SPECIAL DAMAGES ARISING FROM ANY NEGLIGENT ACT OR CONTRACTUAL BREACH RELATED TO THE USE OR INABILITY TO USE THIS SITE OR ANY MALFUNCTION, SECURITY BREACH OR ANY OTHER ERROR OR OMMISSION RELATED TO YOUR PARTICIPATION IN THIS SITE.

CONSENT TO JURISDICTION.

ANY CLAIM ARISING FROM USE OF THIS SITE MUST BE MADE IN A COURT OF MIDDLESEX COUNTY, MASSACHUSETTS. NWS OR ITS PERSONNEL HAVE THE SOLE OPTION IN THEIR DISCRETION OF REFERRING ANY CLAIM TO AN ARBITRATION PANEL OF THE AMERICAN ARBITRATION ASSOCIATION IN BOSTON AND ANY CLAIMANT IS BOUND THEREBY.

National Writers Syndicate Inc. reserves the right to allow republishing of the submitted articles thru syndication or other means.