Terms of Service

Within this agreement the terms “You” and “Your” are in reference to the applicant and the terms “Us”, “Our” and “We” are in reference to the providers of this service, that being Daria Indigo Black, her company Lexicon Indigo and any appointed employees, administrators or moderators.

Disclaimer

Your use of this website is subject to the following Terms of Service. By accessing this website, you acknowledge that you have read, understood, and fully accepted these Terms of Service. If find any portion of these Terms of Service to be unacceptable, you must exit immediately. You’ve been forewarned. These Terms of Service may be altered, updated, or amended at any time and without notice.

The information contained on this website is presented as a public service and is intended solely for non-commercial, informal purposes. Although we do the best we can with regards to providing legal and accurate information, we make no guarantees of any kind regarding the content placed on this website and thus you hereby assume full responsibility of the risks associated from the use of any advice provided on this website.

Third-party content that can be accessed via hyperlinks on this website are not under our control, and we take no responsibility for any such content you may encounter. This is because even though we try hard to make sure links are relevant and useful at the time of placement, the internet changes too quickly and what may start out as a good link can change in a heartbeat. If you run into inappropriate content via a link on our site, please notify us immediately so that we may investigate the situation. Unless otherwise stated, the presence of any link on this site does not imply any recommendation, approval or endorsement by us of that site or any content therein. Similarly, we do not endorse, nor do we assume any responsibility for any site that contains links back to this website.

Statement of Limited Liability

Again, your use of this website is at your own risk. The materials presented on this site may or may not reflect current business practices and/or policies and is presented “as is” with no warranties expressed or implied. These materials may be changed, improved or updated from time to time, and without notice. Neither I, my associates, nor any party involved in the creation, production or delivery of this website shall assume any responsibility for errors or omissions in the content of this site or for damages, whether direct, indirect, incidental, or consequential, that may arise from the use or performance of this website under any circumstances.

Jurisdiction

Although this site is directed towards an international audience, it was created and is being hosted in the United States. It is owned by a US citizen and resident of Maryland and as such shall come under the laws and jurisdiction of the United States of America and at the local level, the state of Maryland.

Privacy Policy

If you don’t read anything else, please read this!

I do not collect personally identifying information from visitors to this website unless provided by the visitor or visitor’s browser. This site does employ the use of cookies in order to better facilitate your visit with us. You can destroy the cookie at any time by going into your browser settings. We also employ the use of tracking software. However this software does not collect any personal information about you. All it tells us is how you found our website (if you came from another site), how long you stayed, what type of browser you use and your IP address. Under no circumstance do we use or transmit adware or spyware programs. We hate that crap.

Any information you do provide us remains in our possession. We do not sell, trade, give or otherwise allow access to our member records to anyone unless compelled to do so in accordance with the law and only after having been furnished with the appropriate court order. Period.

However…!

There are certain portions of the site, namely the forums, in which information you give is publicly accessible. However, with the exception of your Username and email address, this information is optional. With regards to your email address, yes it is necessary for us to have it for account activation and password retrieval. There is a setting within your profile that allows you to hide this. If you are still uncomfortable with giving it to us, we recommend that you sign up for a free mail account such as Yahoo or Gmail and use that. By signing up as a member of this website, you agree that it is your responsibility to manage your public profile.

Special consideration in regards to communication with us:

We welcome all feedback even criticism. However, please be aware that any and all communication (email, snail mail, personal messages, smoke signals) to us becomes our property and subject to the possibility of publication under the following circumstances:

  • You ask us to publish it.
  • We (You vs. Us) are engaged in a dispute to which in order to maintain fairness, both sides of the story will be published.
  • You are found guilty of Trolling and/or Spamming.

These are the only times in which communication to us may be posted to this website. This list may be modified at any time and this is the one and only time we will do our best to notify our members beforehand regarding any changes in this specific policy.

All comments and forum postings, on the other hand, are the property of their poster. However we reserve the right to modify and/or delete them at our discretion.

Intellectual Property

Unless otherwise specified, all content on this website, including copyrights, patents, trademarks, trade secrets, and other intellectual property, is the sole property of Daria Black and her company Lexicon Indigo. By accessing this website, you acknowledge that all text, files, images, audio, code, design elements and layout, and any other works on this site are the sole property of Daria Black and her company Lexicon Indigo.

Unless agreed upon, any material submitted to this website shall remain the property of the submitter. At any time, you may request for it to be removed. For articles and other story content, you grant us Worldwide reprint and archival rights. We also reserve the right to make minor modifications, (editing for spelling and/or grammar), and to republish and distribute the material in site newsletter.

Content retrieved from this website is to be used for personal, non-commercial purposes, meaning you are not allowed to sell individually or as a package, articles or downloads retrieved from this site. You are not allowed to remove, alter, or obscure the copyright notice or other notices attached to material retrieved from this site and you must comply with any additional content specific rules regarding the use of said content.

Prior permission from Daria Black is required if you wish to copy, reprint, publish, post, or adapt onto another publication or website any content on this website. You may create a link to the home page of this website, provided said link and its accompanying language do not portray Daria Black and/or her company Lexicon Indigo in a false or misleading manner. Criticize me, my site or my business practices all you want as long as you are honest and upfront.

If you believe that any material on this website violates your intellectual property rights, such as copyright or trademark, please use our feedback form to contact us so that we may investigate the matter.

These Terms of Service constitute the entire agreement, and supersede all other prior or contemporaneous communications (whether written or oral) relating to the subject matter of these Terms of Service. These Terms of Service may be modified at any time and without notice.

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