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VNE Terms of Use

Purpose

Our website is designed to inform and educate our readers (“Readers”). As part of this mission we may allow persons (individually, an “Author” and collectively, “Authors”) to post their own comments in certain sections. Anyone who accesses our site, whether as an Author or a Reader, is regarded as a “User” and is subject to these Terms of Use (“Terms”). Your use of our site is evidence of your binding acceptance of these Terms, as we may modify them from time to time by posting revised Terms on our site. As part of our right to establish the rules governing our website, we may, but are not required, to take any of the following actions if we regard them as necessary. We may do so in our discretion and we are not required to give notice: (1) suspend, terminate or otherwise limit or restrict your access to all or any part of our website; (2) change, suspend, or discontinue all or any part of the services we provide; (3) decline to make content available on our website or remove content once it is available or (4) deactivate accounts and all related information and files. By using our website, you agree that we will not be liable to you or any third party for taking any of the above actions.

Our site may contain links to other sites owned by third parties. Your accessing of any of those sites is subject to the conditions, if any, that each of those sites has posted. We have no control over any of these sites, we do not express any opinion with respect to such sites, and we are not responsible for any changes to or content on them. You are responsible for all interaction with third parties, including any commercial transactions. We will not be responsible or liable for any loss or damage of any sort incurred as the result of any of your transactions with third parties.

Content

Authors are solely responsible for all content they make available on our site. Any Author who makes content available, by doing so, certifies that he/she owns all intellectual property rights in the content and grants us a worldwide, irrevocable, royalty-free, nonexclusive license to display content on our site. This license shall have the widest possible application. We have the right, but not the obligation, to remove any content that may violate these Terms or that is otherwise objectionable.

Privacy policy

Technology All of the information that we collect from you is subject to our Privacy Policy. Please click here to see our full Privacy Policy. To the extent you provide information you represent and warrant to us that it is true, accurate, current, and complete. It is your responsibility to update your information. Do not reveal or share any passwords or account information. Tell us if someone is using your password or account. The technology and the software underlying our site is the property of Mystic Media, Inc., its affiliates and licensors. You have no interest in this property and cannot disclose, use, copy, modify or transfer it in any way without our prior express written permission. Unauthorized access to our site is a breach of these Terms and a violation of the law. You agree not to access our site by any means other than those approved by us. You agree not to use any automated means to access, monitor, or copy any part of our site.

Conduct

It is impossible to list all the forms of prohibited conduct. We reserve the right to in our sole discretion to determine what conduct is prohibited and we will fully cooperate with all law enforcement requests or requirements relating to your use of our site. The following are only examples: (1) violating the legal right of others or otherwise violating the law in any way – you are responsible for knowing whether your actions violate this prohibition; (2) transmitting information that may affect the operation of another person's system, such as files that contain viruses or corrupted files; (3) advertising (including contests) without our express prior written consent; and/or (4) interference with our site, including overloading.

Copyright

If you believe that content you own has been copied and made accessible in a manner that violates your intellectual property rights, please review our Copyright Notice.

Indemnification

You hereby agree to indemnify, defend and hold Mystic Media, Inc. and all of our shareholders, officers, directors, employees, agents, affiliates, licensors and/or Users (collectively, the "Indemnified Parties") harmless from and against any and all liabilities, losses, costs, and expenses (including attorneys' fees) incurred by any Indemnified Party in connection with any claim directly or indirectly arising from your use of our site in any way.

Exclusions and Limits

We are not responsible for any loss of any type arising from the use of our site, whether or not arguably within our control. WE DO NOT WARRANT THAT OUR SITE WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR FREE. IN ADDITION, WE DO NOT MAKE ANY WARRANTY AS TO THE CONTENT ON OUR SITE. OUR SITE AND ITS CONTENT ARE DISPLAYED ON AN "AS IS, AS AVAILABLE" BASIS. ANY MATERIAL OBTAINED THROUGH OUR SITE IS DONE AT YOUR OWN DISCRETION AND RISK, AND YOU WILL BE SOLELY RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY POTENTIAL DAMAGES TO YOUR COMPUTER SYSTEM OR LOSS OF DATA THAT RESULTS, DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY, FROM YOUR USE OF OUR SITE. NEITHER WE NOR ANY OF OUR AFFILIATES OR LICENSORS MAKES ANY WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, WARRANTIES OF TITLE OR IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, WITH RESPECT TO OUR SITE OR ANY ASPECT THEREOF. WITHOUT LIMITING THE GENERALTY OF THE FOREGOING, NEITHER WE NOR ANY OF OUR AFFILIATES OR LICENSORS MAKES ANY REPRESENTATION OR WARRANTY THAT OUR SITE WILL MEET YOUR REQUIREMENTS, BE UNINTERRUPTED, TIMELY, SECURE, OR ERROR FREE, OR THAT ANY ERRORS WILL BE CORRECTED. YOU ASSUME THE ENTIRE RISK OF ALL POTENTIAL LOSS, DAMAGE OR LIABILITY WITH RESPECT TO YOUR USE OF OUR SITE.NEITHER WE NOR ANY OF OUR AFFILIATES OR LICENSORS SHALL BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES ARISING DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY OUT OF THE USE OF OUR SITE OR THE INABILITY TO USE OUR SITE, EVEN IF WE HAVE BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. SOME STATES DO NOT ALLOW EXCLUSION OF IMPLIED WARRANTIES OR LIMITATION OF LIABILITY FOR INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES. IN SUCH STATES, OUR LIABILITY SHALL BE LIMITED TO THE GREATEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.

Dispute Resolution

Mystic Media, Inc. may choose to resolve any claim arising out of or relating to these Terms by binding arbitration in accordance with the commercial arbitration rules of the American Arbitration Association. Any such controversy or claim shall be arbitrated on an individual basis and shall not be consolidated in any arbitration with any claim or controversy of any other party. The arbitration shall be conducted in Providence, Rhode Island and must be filed within one (1) year after such claim or cause of action arose or be forever barred.

General

These Terms, including all terms, conditions, and policies that are incorporated into these terms by reference, constitute the entire agreement between you and us regarding our site, superseding any prior agreements that you may have with us. Our failure to exercise or enforce any right or provision of these Terms shall not constitute a waiver of such right or provision. We will comply with the notice provisions of all laws by posting them on our site. These Terms shall be construed in accordance with the laws of the State of Rhode Island (excluding those laws relating to conflict of laws). If any part of these Terms is determined to be invalid or unenforceable pursuant to applicable law, then the invalid or unenforceable provision will be deemed superseded by a valid, enforceable provision that most closely matches the intent of the original provision, and the remainder of the Terms shall continue in effect.