We reserve the right in our sole and absolute discretion to change these Terms at any time. We will reflect the current terms, incorporating all changes, in a page reasonably identified to contain these Terms and reachable from the home page of the Site. Changes, if any, will be effective when posted on the Site. Because we may have no way to notify you of changes to these Terms, you accept full responsibility to regularly review these Terms. Your continued use of the Site shall be considered your unambiguous acceptance of the Terms posted here, including all changes.
This Is a Limited, Revocable License
Subject to these Terms, we grant you a non-exclusive, non-transferable, limited right to access and use the Site. You agree not to interrupt, attempt to interrupt, or otherwise interfere with the operation of the Site in any way.
We authorize you to view content at the Site only for your personal, non-commercial use. We do not authorize you to download for the purposes of local storage or transfer to a third party any of the content on our Site.
This authorization is not a transfer of title to the content of the Site and is subject to certain restrictions. Of course, you are free to link to our content. You may not modify our content in any way other than to create an excerpt, which must be accompanied by a link to our original content.
You may not make use of our content, even in a modified form, for any commercial purpose, without our expressed, written consent. We may revoke this license if we, in our sole and absolute discretion, determine that you have violated these Terms.
Copyrights & Trademarks
All of the content of this Site is a copyrighted, original work created either by us or others. Content created by us is clearly identified as such, and content by others (e. g., a guest post) is marked with identifying information supplied by the guest poster. Copyright remains vested in the content creator. Your limited right to access and make use of the content on our Site as described above applies to all of the content on our Site and does not vary based on who holds the copyright.
The Site includes references to brands, products, and trademarks. All brand names, product names, or trademarks, registered or otherwise, belong to their respective holders. Your use of the Site grants you no right or license to reproduce or otherwise use our or third-party trademarks.
Your Responsibilities As a Guest Poster
From time to time, we may choose to accept guest posts on our site, including articles, images, and videos. When you submit a guest post, you do 2 things. First, you certify to us that your submission is your original work and that you hold the copyright to it. Second, you grant us a non-exclusive, royalty-free license to publish your work on our Site.
Should you choose to submit a guest post, you remain the copyright holder of your original work, and we will attribute your content to you as effectively as present tools and our skills at the time allow. We reserve the right to make minor corrections (e. g., to fix typographical errors) and modifications to your submitted content so that it fits with other content on our site. We reserve the right in our sole and absolute discretion to determine what content is published on our site.
Comments & Opinions of Others
From time to time, we may offer you the ability to post comments on some articles. We moderate comments and reserve the right to delete or mark as spam any comment which we, in our sole and absolute opinion, believe is off-topic, offensive, or not posted to contribute to the discussion. We do not delete comments merely because the opinion expressed differs from those expressed by us or by other commenters. We do not endorse any recommendation or opinion expressed as a comment, and you agree that any reliance you place on such comments is undertaken by you at your discretion and at your sole risk.
Third Party Sites
We provide links to web sites owned and operated by other entities over which we have no control. If you follow these links, you may leave our Site and thereby become subject to terms and conditions in place elsewhere. As a reminder that you are subject to different terms when you visit a third party site, we make an effort to open all links to these sites in a new browser tab, but we do not promise that all third party links open in such a manner. Before conducting any business or exchanging any information, be sure to review the terms and conditions of that site because those terms may differ materially from those in affect at this Site. We make no warranty or representation regarding the information, products, or services on web sites owned by others, even if we included a link to that site on this Site.
While we make every effort to insure the accuracy of our content, it may contain typographical errors and other inaccuracies. If you believe you’ve identified an error or inaccuracy, please let us know immediately and we will make every reasonable effort to correct it. We do not warrant the accuracy or completeness of our content, nor do we warrant the reliability of any advice, opinion, or statement that is part of the content of the Site. All content on the Site is for general informational purposes and is not intended to address any personal situation or circumstance. We disclaim any responsibility for any harm resulting from the use of content on this Site. We specifically disclaim any representation or warranty, express or implied, including, without limitation, any representation or warranty of non-infringement, merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose. You agree that your access to and use of the Site and its content is on an “As Is”, “As Available” basis. You agree that we will not be liable to you under any circumstances as a result of your access or inability to access the Site for indirect, consequential, or punitive damages, including without limitation, damages from lost revenues or profits. You agree that any reliance by you on any advice, opinion, or statement is undertaken by you at your discretion and at your sole risk.
Applicable Law & Entire Agreement
The applicable laws governing these Terms are those of the United States and Virginia, without giving effect to its conflict of laws provisions.
These Terms supersede all previous oral or written agreements governing your use of the Site and constitute the entire agreement between you and us with respect to your use of the Site. Any cause of action you may have with respect to your use of the Site must be commenced within one (1) year after the claim or cause of action arises. If for any reason a court of competent jurisdiction finds any provision of these Terms to be unenforceable, that provision shall be enforced to the maximum extent permissible so as to affect the intent of these Terms. The remainder of these Terms shall continue in full force and effect.
The Parties agree that, except for intellectual property disputes, all claims arising out of an alleged breach of these Terms will be resolved by arbitration administered by the American Arbitration Association (“AAA”) in accordance with its Commercial Arbitration Rules and the Supplementary Procedures for Consumer Related Disputes. Such arbitration shall take place in the English language in Fairfax County, Virginia or in a place mutually agreed to by the Parties. Judgment on the award rendered by the arbitrator may be entered in any federal or state court of competent jurisdiction.
The prevailing party in any action or proceeding to enforce these Terms shall be entitled to reasonable costs and attorneys’ fees. The Parties agree that we are each waiving the right to trial by jury, except as otherwise stated above. Any arbitration under these Terms will take place on an individual basis whereby class actions are not permitted. You agree that by your use of the Site under these Terms, you are giving up the ability to participate in a class action.