Terms of Use

Welcome to anacortesnow.com, a local news, information and communication service for Anacortes, Washington.

Anacortesnow.com is produced by Art Shotwell Web Design (the "Company"). Use of this site signifies your agreement with the following terms of use. If you do not agree with any of these terms of use, please do not use this site. Art Shotwell Web Design reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to modify these Terms of Use at any time and you agree to be bound by such modifications through your use of this site. The Company may require you to register and provide certain information to it as a condition of using or accessing certain features, functions and content.

TRADEMARKS, COPYRIGHTS & RESTRICTIONS

All materials on anacortesnow.com, including, but not limited to, images, illustrations, audio clips, video clips (the "Materials") are protected by copyrights which are owned or licensed by the Art Shotwell Web Design. You may not reproduce, perform, create derivative works from, republish, upload, post, transmit, or distribute in any way whatsoever any Materials from www.anacortesnow.com or any other web site owned or operated by the Art Shotwell Web Design without the prior written permission. However, you may download or make copies of the Materials, and other downloadable items displayed on the site, for personal non-commercial home use only consistent with the purpose for which the Materials are made available by the Company, provided all copyright and other notices contained in the Materials are left intact. Any modification of the Materials, or any portion thereof, or use of the Materials for any other purpose constitutes an infringement of the Company's copyrights and other proprietary rights. Use of these Materials on any other web site or other networked computer environment, whether by way of copying the Materials or by linking to them, is prohibited without prior written permission from the Company.

SUBMISSIONS

Copyright on materials contributed by anacortesnow.com readers and/or members is held by the individual creators. All postings, messages, text, files, images, graphics, photos, audio clips, sounds, video or other materials (the "Content") posted on, transmitted through, or linked from the Site, are the sole responsibility of the person from whom such Content originated. You are entirely responsible for all Content that you post, email or otherwise make available through the Site. For all Content provided by you, you agree to indemnify Provider as provided below.

By uploading or otherwise posting any Content on the Site, you represent and warrant: (i) you own or otherwise have all necessary rights, including but not limited to copyrights, to the content you provide and the rights to use it as provided in this Terms of Service; (ii) all information you provide is true, accurate, current and complete, and does not violate these Terms of Service; and, (iii) the content will not cause injury to any person or entity.

You agree not to upload, transmit, distribute or otherwise publish in these or any other Forums connected with the Company any Materials which are:

libelous, defamatory, obscene, abusive, pornographic, threatening, or an invasion of privacy; illegal in any way or which advocate illegal activity; an advertisement or solicitation of funds, goods, or services.

No Pre-Screening or Editing

This site offers article commenting, event calendars, forums, photo galleries and other interactive areas where visitors can express opinions and share ideas and information. Art Shotwell Web Design cannot and does not monitor all of the material posted or transmitted to the Site. Additionally, the Company does not control, and is not responsible for, Content made available through the Site by members.

By using the Site, you may be exposed to Content that you may find offensive, indecent, inaccurate, misleading, or otherwise objectionable. You agree that you must evaluate, and bear all risks associated with, the use of the Site and any of its Content, including but not limited to whether you should rely on said Content.

You also agree that under no circumstances will Art Shotwell Web Design be liable in any way for any Content or for any loss or damage of any kind incurred as a result of the use of any Content posted, emailed or otherwise made available via the Site. You acknowledge that Provider does not pre-screen or approve Content, but that the Company shall have the right (but not the obligation) in its sole discretion to refuse, delete or move any Content that is available via the Site, for violating the letter or spirit of the Terms or for any other reason. The Company reserves the right to delete any posting, message or photograph at any time, for any reason or no reason.

TERMINATION

The Company may, in its sole discretion, terminate or suspend your access to all or part of the site, including, but not limited to, any forums on its site, for any reason, including without limitation, breach of this agreement. In the event this agreement is terminated, the restrictions regarding Materials appearing on the site, and the representations and warranties, indemnities, and limitations of liabilities set forth in this agreement shall survive any such termination.

JURISDICTION

This site is controlled and operated by Art Shotwell Web Design, in Anacortes, Washington. The Company does not represent or warrant that Materials on the site are appropriate or available for use in other locations. If you choose to access this site from other locations, you do so at your own risk and are responsible for compliance with any and all local laws.

This agreement shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of Washington, as it is applied to agreements entered into and performed within that State. Any action brought to enforce this agreement or matters related to the site shall be brought in either the State or Federal Courts of Washington. If any provision of this agreement is deemed void, unlawful or otherwise unenforceable for any reason, that provision shall be severed from this agreement and the remaining provisions of this agreement shall remain in force. This contains the entire agreement between you and the Company concerning your use of the Site.

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