Copyright Policy & Disclaimer
TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF SITE USE
1. USE OF SITE CONTENT
All site content (except otherwise indicated), the graphic design and site development codes are of property of
the Social-Writing.com team. Any copy, reproduction, or transmission in whole or part, is strictly prohibited.
It is therefore prohibited to alter, reproduce, modify, display or use with any means (other than the one of use
by the Site) and for commercial purposes any of the content or material of the Site including but not limited to text,
images, illustrations, etc….without prior written authorization of the copyright holders.
The information present on the site is of an entertainment nature and meant in no way to be of informational or news nature.
The Social-Writing.com team is not responsible for damage of any kind derived by use of the information available on the site
and the content published by the users. The views expressed by users of the site are only for the purpose of entertainment
and in no way reflect the views or opinions of the Social-Writing team.
1a. COPYRIGHT POLICY FOR USER CONTENT AND BOOKS
Due to the essence of the writing medium of social, cooperative writing, it is necessary to adopt a copyright form
which fits the social nature of the site. Creative Commons is a non-profit organization dedicated to helping nurture
creativity between groups of artists and writers. Social-Writing.com uses the Attribution-NonCommercial license provided
by Creative Commons for all user content. All content submitted to the site by users becomes, by use of the site, subject
to the following copyright policy:
USERS ARE FREE:
UNDER THE FOLLOWING CONDITIONS:
- to Share — to copy, distribute and transmit the work
- to Remix — to adapt the work
WITH THE UNDERSTANDING THAT:
- Attribution — You must attribute the work in the manner specified by the author or licensor (but not in any way that suggests that they endorse you or your use of the work).
- Noncommercial — You may not use this work for commercial purposes.
Other Rights — In no way are any of the following rights affected by the license:
- Waiver — Any of the above conditions can be waived if you get permission from the copyright holder.
- Public Domain — Where the work or any of its elements is in the public domain under applicable law, that status is in no way affected by the license.
- Your fair dealing or fair use rights, or other applicable copyright exceptions and limitations;
- The author's moral rights;
- Rights other persons may have either in the work itself or in how the work is used, such as publicity or privacy rights.
- Notice — For any reuse or distribution, you must declare that the your work is made using Social-Writing.com and make clear to others the license terms of this work. The best way to do this is with this link: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/3.0/.
The above is a human readable summary of our copyright policy with regard to user content. For the complete legal document about creative
commons click here http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/3.0/legalcode<
This copyright license does not apply in any way to Site specific content or coding of Social-Writing.com.
Note: As written works on this site are contributed to by multiple users, the integrity of books requires that published works
remain available and not be deleted after publishing. For this reason, once a user has published material on the site it will
remain available to users of the site. Material can only be deleted or altered by book editors after publishing.
Contributors to a book who are not the book’s editor will not be able to delete their contribution as it would interrupt
the continuity of the collaboration and the book itslef. This is an integral part of the creative commons license.
Upon the request of a user, his own name can be removed from any work he has published on a cooperative book of which he is not the editor.
2. USERS ACCOUNT AND REGISTRATION
The use of certain pages of the site can be accessed only by previous registration (sign up) by the use of our sign-up procedure.
The confidentiality and security of the user’s password remain within the user’s responsibility. Social-Writing.com team reserves
the right to act on the user’s account (modification, banning, cancellation) in the occurrence of violation or abuse of the rules
contained in this page, or, generally, in the case of criminal or damaging acts to the detriment of the site or it’s user’s or affiliates.
Social-Writing.com Team is not responsible for any damages caused by the theft or use of the user’s password by any third-party, with
or without the user’s authorization.
3. SITE USE AND CONTENT RULES
This site provides tools to the community which, provide users with communication to each other through the internet
(collectively called “Communication Services”). By using these tools, the user agrees not to publish, distribute, or divulge topics,
names, materials, or information that are inappropriate, vulgar, defamatory, obscene, indecent, illegal; that would violate other’s
rights, or that might violate third-party copyright. The user shall not knowingly upload, publish and/or distribute files that contain
viruses or other software or programs of such nature that could damage the normal operation of computers; that would falsify or delete
the author’s credits, the communication of legal nature or other communication, the copyright notices, the indication of the source of
the software or other content of the Site.
The users that publish content on Social-Writing.com are asked to declare if their content contains mature content, containing graphic
scenes or material of a violent or sexual nature that would be inappropriate to minors. In this case the content needs to be marked with
the appropriate symbol visible to the public and users that indicates mature content. Social-Writng.com team reserves the right to add this
warning whenever it considers it necessary however the Social-Writing team shall not be held responsible for content which has not been
properly labeled in the case of any damages.
4. CHANGES TO THE SITE AND UPDATES TO THE TERMS OF SITE USE
Social-Writing.com team reserves the right to change or update the content of the site by removing or adding sections to the site itself.
reserves the right to change these terms and condition of site use and will promptly and clearly make this notice available to the users.
By using this site the user agrees and accept these terms and considers them legally binding. If the user does not agree with these terms,
the user should cease the use of the site. Social-Writing shall not be required to directly inform users of any change in policy other than
to post it in this policy section. The burden of information lies with the user to know and follow the current site policy.
5. LIMITATION OF SITE USE AND IT’S SERVICES
The use of the Site or its Services for illegal activity is prohibited. The user cannot use the site or its services to damage, deactivate,
overload or affect the site in whole or in part or interfere with its use and/or enjoyment by others. Users shall not attempt to obtain or
gain unauthorized access to the site through means other than intended by the site itself.
6. LIMITATION OF LIABILITY OF SITE CONTENT (or INDEMNITY)
To the fullest extent permitted by law, neither Social-Writing.com nor any of its affiliates will be liable for damages arising out of
or in connection with the use of this Site or the information, content, materials or products included on this Site.
This is a comprehensive limitation of liability that applies to all damages of any kind, including, but not limited to, compensatory,
direct, indirect or consequential damages, punitive damages, loss of data, income or profit, loss of or damage to property, reception of
virus from third party content and claims of third parties. Users expressly absolve and release Social-Writing.com and any of its affiliates
from any claim of harm resulting from a cause beyond our control, including but not limited to, failure of electronic or mechanical equipment
or communication lines, telephone or other connection problems, computer viruses, unauthorized access, theft, operator errors, natural disasters,
wars, terrorism or governmental restrictions. By using the Site, you acknowledge that you understand and agree to assume these risks.
7. GOVERNING LAW
This agreement will be governed by the laws of the state of the Italian Republic. Before any controversy or claim arising out of or
relating to this agreement, the user is invited to contact the Social-Writing.com team.
Social-Writing.com has been created, developed and managed by Michele Piccirillo and Nicholas Bylsma.
Any rights not expressly granted herein are expressly reserved.