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Terms of Service: AndrewSolomon.com


Welcome to AndrewSolomon.com, a Website created by Difference Unites Us, Inc., (“We,” “Us”). These Terms of Service (“Terms”), which incorporate our Privacy Policy, is a contract between us and you that articulates your rights and our rights relating to the Site.

By using the Site, you are agreeing to be bound by these Terms. You should know what they say, especially because if you do not agree to these Terms, you should not use the Site.

AndrewSolomon.com is a website devoted to the work and interests of the author Andrew Solomon. We publish feature articles by and about Andrew Solomon, descriptions and reviews of his work, announcements of his speaking engagements, and links to things we find interesting online.

WHAT YOU MAY AND MAY NOT DO ON THIS SITE

We grant you a personal, worldwide, royalty-free, non-assignable and non-exclusive license to use the Site in the manner described herein.

This means that you can read, listen to, watch, and intellectually consume everything on the Site. In exchange, we ask that you use the Site in the manner and spirit for which it was created and that you adhere to the policies that govern the Site’s use.

You are NOT permitted to interrupt the serving of our Site, introduce malicious code, assist anyone in misusing the Site in any way, or use the Site to violate the law or the safety or dignity of another person in any way.

ACCOUNTS

Users do not need to establish an account to browse the site.

THIS IS OUR HOUSE

We may, in our sole discretion and without any forewarning, remove or modify the content we post on our site.

RATED PG-13

Pursuant to the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act of 1998, the Site is not intended for users under the age of 13. Nobody under 13 may use any part of the Site that requires the submission of personally identifiable information, such as email or name. Any newsletter subscription submitted by a person under 13 will, if we learn of it, be deleted.

NON-COMMERCIAL SHARING WITH ATTRIBUTION

You may link to and otherwise share content from the Site, but if you do, you need to give us credit. You may not use our content in any commercial capacity. If you have an idea for collaboration with Andrew Solomon, please email or submit your message using the Contact form at http://andrewsolomon.com/contact.

USE AT YOUR OWN RISK: INDEMNITIES AND WARRANTIES

By using this site, you agree to hold Difference Unites Us, Inc., its officers, directors, employees and agents, harmless from and defend them against any claims, liabilities, damages, losses, and expenses, including, without limitation, reasonable attorneys’ fees and costs, arising out of or in any way arising out of or in any way connected with your access to or use of the Site, services, and all content, your violation of these Terms of Service, your violation of any third party right, including, without limitation, any intellectual property right, publicity, confidentiality, property or privacy right.

WE WILL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY CONSEQUENTIAL, INDIRECT, PUNITIVE OR EXEMPLARY DAMAGES, WHETHER IN TORT, CONTRACT, OR OTHER LEGAL THEORY, ARISING OUT OF OR IN ANY WAY CONNECTED WITH YOUR USE OF THE THE SITE, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, DAMAGES FOR LOSS OF PROFITS, GOODWILL, USE, OR DATA.

GOVERNING LAW

Any claim or dispute between you and us arising out of or relating to these Terms, in whole or in part, shall be governed by the laws of the State of New York, without respect to its conflict of laws provisions. By using the Site, you agree to submit to the personal jurisdiction of the applicable state or federal courts located in New York, NY for the resolution of any dispute arising between you and us.

CHANGES TO THESE TERMS

We may modify our Terms at any time.

Please review the Terms from time to time. The applicable Terms of Service shall be those in effect at the time of your use of the Site.

DMCA TAKEDOWN NOTICE AND PROCEDURE

We respect the copyrights of others. If you believe that your copyrighted work has been copied and is accessible on the Site in a way that constitutes copyright infringement, please send a notice to our Copyright Agent providing the following information:

1. The electronic or physical signature of the owner of the copyright or the person authorized to act on the owner’s behalf;
2. A description of the copyrighted work that you claim has been infringed;
3. A description of where the material that you claim is infringing is located, such as the URL where it is posted;
4. Your name, address, telephone number and email address;
5. A statement by you that you have a good faith belief that the disputed use of the material is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent or the law; and
6. A statement by you, made under penalty of perjury, that the above information in your notice is accurate and that you are the copyright owner or are authorized to act on the copyright owner’s behalf.

Our Copyright Agent for notice of claims of copyright infringement can be reached as follows:

Name: Kathleen Seidel, Copyright Administrator
Mailing address: c/o Miller Korzenik Sommers, LLP, 488 Madison Avenue, New York, NY 10022, Attn: Eric Rayman, Esq.
E–mail address: support AT andrewsolomon.com

Please be aware that misrepresentations of infringement can result in liability for monetary damages.

Effective July 20, 2018