Effective as of: May 1, 2018
Copyright covers most of the content on the Site such as the text, graphics, images, photographs, video and audio files, other files, and data (collectively, the “Content”) and that of our external content sources. © 2018 Gotta Story Media. All Rights Reserved.
The name Gotta Story Media and all of the other trademarks and logos used on the are the property of GSM or other companies with whom we have relationships.
Third Party Links
GSM provides links to websites and other content of third parties for related information about GSM. When using these external websites, these Terms do not apply so you should review that website’s terms and policies.
Here’s the legalese the lawyers made us include:
THIS SITE, AND THE CONTENT AND MATERIAL CONTAINED THEREIN, ARE PROVIDED ON AN "AS IS" BASIS WITHOUT WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED. YOU EXPRESSLY AGREE THAT USE OF THIS SITE, INCLUDING ALL CONTENT OR DATA DISTRIBUTED BY, DOWNLOADED OR ACCESSED FROM OR THROUGH THIS SITE, IS AT YOUR SOLE RISK. EXCEPT AS EXPRESSLY PROVIDED IN THE SITE, WE DISCLAIM ALL WARRANTIES INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, TITLE, AND NON-INFRINGEMENT RELATED TO THE INFORMATION ON THE SITE. WE DO NOT REPRESENT OR WARRANT THAT MATERIALS IN THIS SITE ARE ACCURATE, COMPLETE, RELIABLE, CURRENT, OR ERROR-FREE OR UNINTERRUPTED. WE DO NOT PROMISE THAT ANY DEFECTS WILL BE CORRECTED, OR THAT YOUR USE OF THE SITE WILL PROVIDE SPECIFIC RESULTS. SOME STATES DO NOT ALLOW LIMITATIONS OR EXCLUSIONS ON WARRANTIES, SO THE LIMITATIONS ABOVE MAY NOT APPLY TO CERTAIN USERS. IN ANY SUCH JURISDICTION, THE ABOVE EXCLUSIONS AND LIMITATIONS SHALL INSTEAD BE IMPUTED AS REWRITTEN SO AS TO APPROXIMATE THE ABOVE EXCLUSIONS AND LIMITATIONS TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMISSIBLE BY THE LAWS OF SUCH JURISDICTION.
WE ARE NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR TYPOGRAPHICAL ERRORS OR OMISSIONS RELATING TO THE CONTENT OR MATERIAL, INCLUDING ANY SUCH ERRORS OR OMISSIONS RELATING TO PROMOTIONS, OFFERS, OR SALES ON THE SITE. WHILE WE ATTEMPT TO ENSURE THAT YOUR ACCESS AND USE OF THE SITE IS SAFE, WE CANNOT AND DO NOT REPRESENT OR WARRANT THAT THIS SITE IS FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS. ALL USERS ACCESSING THIS SITE FROM OUTSIDE THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA ASSUME FULL RESPONSIBILITY FOR COMPLIANCE WITH LOCAL LAWS, IF APPLICABLE.
And since we pay them by the hour, here's more they said we needed to include:
Limitation of Liability
IN NO EVENT SHALL GSM, ITS PARENT, MEMBERS, OFFICERS, EMPLOYEES, AFFILIATES, AGENTS, SUCCESSORS OR ASSIGNS (“THE RELEASED PARTIES”), BE LIABLE TO YOU OR TO ANY THIRD PARTY FOR ANY INDIRECT, CONSEQUENTIAL, EXEMPLARY, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES, INCLUDING LOST PROFITS, ARISING FROM YOUR USE OF THE SITE, EVEN IF THE RELEASED PARTIES HAVE BEEN EXPRESSLY ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. NOTWITHSTANDING ANYTHING TO THE CONTRARY CONTAINED ELSEWHERE IN THESE TERMS, THE RELEASED PARTIES’ LIABILITY TO YOU FOR ANY CAUSE WHATSOEVER AND REGARDLESS OF THE FORM OF THE ACTION WILL AT ALL TIMES BE LIMITED TO THE AMOUNT PAID, IF ANY, BY YOU TO COMPANY FOR ACCESS TO AND USE OF THE SITE.
Further, in any such dispute, under no circumstances will users be permitted to obtain awards for, and they hereby waive all rights to claim, punitive, incidental or consequential damages (including reasonable attorneys' fees and costs), other than actual out-of-pocket expenses, and they further waive all rights to have damages multiplied or increased. You agree that the only damages to which you will be entitled shall be your actual damages associated with the Terms, subject to the limitations as set forth in Limitation of Liability above.
You may opt out of the arbitration provision contained in this agreement. You acknowledge and understand that this opt out provision is only effective in the event you notify GSM in writing at firstname.lastname@example.org within 30 calendar days from the date of first use of the Site.
If any of the provisions of these Terms are held by a court or other tribunal of competent jurisdiction to be void or unenforceable, such provisions shall be limited to the minimum extent necessary and replaced with a valid provision that best embodies these Terms.