Terms of Service

IMPORTANT POINTS TO NOTE BEFORE YOU PUBLISH YOUR CONTENT WITH US

  1. We accept only ORIGINAL, UNIQUE AND UNPUBLISHED content. Therefore DO NOT SUBMIT COPIED CONTENT OR ALREADY PUBLISHED CONTENT. Doing so, may lead to serious legal implications. If you have already published your content on other website(s) and/or your own blog(s), ensure that you delete your content from those website(s)/blog(s) before submitting it to us.

  2. DO NOT COPY CONTENT to other website(s) and/or your personal blog(s) once your content is published with us. However, you are free to publish 4-5 lines teaser and link of your published story to other website(s)/blog(s)

  3. Once your content is published with us, it CAN NOT BE REMOVED OR DELETED. The same is true with your account – it can’t be removed or deleted once your content is published. However you can edit the content for any typographical error or mistake by sending us the revision and link of your content by email

Also read our Frequently Asked Questions

Important Information

You should carefully read the following Terms and Conditions (also referred to as the “Terms of Use”, “Terms of Service” or “TOS”). Your use of our service(s) implies that you have read and accepted these Terms and Conditions. The Website (all yourstoryclub.com websites may hereafter be referred to, both individually and collectively, as “The Website”) from which you accessed this agreement is provided to you subject to the conditions listed below.

Any Non-Human Visitors to these Websites shall be considered agents of the individual(s) who controls, authors or otherwise makes use of them. Such individual(s) shall be deemed responsible for the actions of their Non-Human Visitor devices in the same manner as if they personally visited the Website.

Introduction

The following terms and conditions govern all use of the yourstoryclub.com Website(s) and all content, services and products available at or through the Website. The Website is offered subject to your acceptance without modification of all of the terms and conditions contained herein and all other associated operating rules and policies (including, without limitation, yourstoryclub.com Privacy Policy).

Please read this Agreement carefully before accessing or using the yourstoryclub.com Website. By accessing or using any part of the Website, you agree to become bound by the terms and conditions of this agreement. If you do not agree to all the terms and conditions of this agreement, then you may not access the Website or use any services. If these terms and conditions are considered an offer by the yourstoryclub.com, acceptance is expressly limited to these terms.

Accounts

A. To access some features of the Website you may have to Register (create account) with the Website. While registering or editing your account, you MUST provide accurate and complete information.

B. You MUST be at least 13 years old to create account with the yourstoryclub.com Website. If you are not yet 13 years old, you must stop using the Website immediately or else provide yourstoryclub.com with written parental approval.

C. You will never use another user’s account without permission.

D. You are solely responsible for the activity that occurs on your account. You may be liable for the losses of yourstoryclub.com or others due to unauthorized activity done or being done from your account.

E. yourstoryclub.com will NOT be liable or responsible for any of your losses caused by any unauthorized use of your account

F. The yourstoryclub.com Website reserves the right to terminate any account without notice.

Use

yourstoryclub.com hereby grants you permission to access and use the Website as set forth in these Terms of Service, provided that:

A. You agree not to distribute in any medium any part of the Website, including but not limited to “Content” (defined below), without yourstoryclub.com’s prior written authorization.

B. You agree not to alter or modify any part of the Website.

C. You agree not to access “Content” (defined below) or yourstoryclub.com Content through any technology or means other than the Website itself.

D. You agree not to use the Website for any commercial use, without the prior written authorization of yourstoryclub.com. Prohibited commercial uses include any of the following actions taken without yourstoryclub.com’s express approval:

(i) sale of access to the Website or its related services (on another site or by any other means)

(ii) use of the Website or its related services for gaining advertising or subscription revenue on the yourstoryclub.com website or any third-party website, targeted to the yourstoryclub.com content or “Content”

(iii) any use of the Website or its related services that yourstoryclub.com finds, in its sole discretion, to use “Content” with the effect of competing with or displacing the market for yourstoryclub.com or its “Content”.

(iv) In your use of the Website, you will otherwise comply with the terms and conditions of these Terms of Service, yourstoryclub.com Community Guidelines, and all applicable local, national, and international laws and regulations.

(v) You agree not to use or launch any automated system that accesses the Website in a manner that does not complying with the restriction for non-human visitors mentioned below.

(vi) yourstoryclub.com reserves the right to discontinue any aspect of the yourstoryclub.com Website at any time.

E. Content on the Website is provided to you AS IS for your personal use only and may not be downloaded, copied, modified, produced, reproduced, distributed, transmitted, broadcast, displayed, sold, licensed, translated, published, performed or otherwise exploited for any other purposes whatsoever without the prior written consent of the respective owners. yourstoryclub.com reserves all rights not expressly granted in and to the Website and the Content.

SPECIAL LICENSE RESTRICTIONS FOR NON-HUMAN VISITORS

A special restriction on a visitor’s license to access the Website applies to all Non-Human Visitors. Non-Human Visitors include, but are not limited to, web spiders, bots, indexers, robots, crawlers, harvesters, or any other computer programs designed to access, read, compile or gather content from the Website automatically.

You agree not to use any non-human system as specified above that accesses the Website in a manner that can cause malfunctioning of the Website or its access to its Users such as communicating with the yourstoryclub.com servers that increases the traffic in a period beyond the traffic manually produced in the same period by using a conventional method to access the web by a human user.

yourstoryclub.com grants the operators of public search engines permission to use non-human system to copy the Content from the site for the sole purpose of and solely to the extent necessary for creating publicly available searchable indices of the materials, but not caches or archives of such materials.

yourstoryclub.com reserves the right to revoke these exceptions either generally or in specific cases. You agree not to collect or harvest any personally identifiable information from the Website, nor to use the communication systems provided by the Website (e.g. comments, email) for any commercial solicitation purposes. You agree not to solicit, for commercial purposes, any users of the Website with respect to their “Content”. Email addresses on the yourstoryclub.com are considered proprietary intellectual property. It is recognized that these email addresses are provided for human visitors alone. You acknowledge and agree that each email address the Website contains has a value not less than US $50. You further agree that the compilation, storage, and/or distribution of these addresses substantially diminishes the value of these addresses. Intentional collection, harvesting, gathering, and/or storing the Website’s email addresses is recognized as a violation of this agreement and expressly prohibited.

Content and Conduct

A. As a yourstoryclub.com account holder you may submit Content such as textual, audio, visual, or audiovisual content including but not limited to stories, poetry, messages, comments and polls. By making Content available, you represent and warrant that:

  • the downloading, copying and use of the Content will not infringe the proprietary rights, including but not limited to the copyright, patent, trademark or trade secret rights, of any third party;
  • you have fully complied with any third-party licenses relating to the Content, and have done all things necessary to successfully pass through to end users any required terms;
  • the Content does not contain or install any viruses, worms, malware, Trojan horses or other harmful or destructive content;
  • the Content is not spam, is not machine- or randomly-generated, and does not contain unethical or unwanted commercial content designed to drive traffic to third party sites or boost the search engine rankings of third party sites, or to further unlawful acts (such as phishing) or mislead recipients as to the source of the material (such as spoofing);
  • the Content is not obscene, libelous, defamatory, hateful or racially bigoted, does not violate the privacy or publicity rights of any third party and is not otherwise unlawful;
  • your content is not named in a manner that misleads your readers into thinking that you are another person or company.

B. yourstoryclub.com does not guarantee any confidentiality of any Content published or not published

C. You shall be solely responsible for your “Content” and the consequences of submitting them and publishing them at yourstoryclub.com. In connection with “Content”, you affirm, represent, and/or warrant that: you own or have the necessary licenses, rights, consents, and permissions to use and authorize yourstoryclub.com to use all patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright or other proprietary rights in and to any and all “Content” and have all necessary consents to collect, use and disclose any personally identifiable information contained or displayed in any and all “Content” to enable inclusion and use of the “Content” in the manner contemplated by the Website and these Terms of Service.

D. You retain all of your ownership rights in your “Content”. However, by submitting “Content” to yourstoryclub.com, you hereby grant yourstoryclub.com a worldwide, non-exclusive, royalty-free, transferable license to use, reproduce, distribute, display, and perform the “Content” in connection with the yourstoryclub.com Website and its affiliates.

E. You also hereby waive any moral rights you may have in your “Content” and grant each user of the yourstoryclub.com Website a non-exclusive license to access your “Content” through the Website as defined in this Term of Service agreement.

F. You understand and agree that once you remove or delete the Content (before it is published), yourstoryclub.com may retain the server copies, but not display, distribute, or perform. (Once the content is published, you cannot remove it without permission of yourstoryclub.com)

G. You further agree that you will not submit any Content on yourstoryclub.com that is unlawful as per local, national, and international laws and regulations.

H. yourstoryclub.com does not endorse any content or User Submission or any opinion, recommendation, or advice expressed therein, and yourstoryclub.comexpressly disclaims any and all liability in connection with “Content”.

I. yourstoryclub.com reserves the right to remove “Content” without prior notice.

Ownership

You do not claim intellectual property right or exclusive ownership to any of our products or services, whether modified or unmodified. All products and services are the property of yourstoryclub.com. Our products and services are provided ‘as is’ without warranty of any kind, either expressed or implied. In no event shall our organization (or any business or individual associated with yourstoryclub.com) be liable for any damages including, but not limited to, direct, indirect, special, punitive, incidental or consequential, or other losses arising out of the use of or inability to use our products or services.

Responsibility of Website Visitors

yourstoryclub.com is a passive site and has not reviewed, and cannot review, all of the material and its content, posted to the Website, and cannot therefore be responsible for that material’s content, use or effects. By operating the Website, yourstoryclub.com does not represent or imply that it endorses the material there posted, or that it believes such material to be accurate, useful or non-harmful. You are responsible for taking precautions as necessary to protect yourself and your computer systems from viruses, worms, Trojan horses, and other harmful or destructive content. Any user or site owner who finds content that is offensive, indecent, or otherwise objectionable, or content containing technical inaccuracies, typographical mistakes, or other errors has a responsibility to report such Content to yourstoryclub.com. In the same way, anyone who discovers Content on the Website that contains material that violates the privacy or publicity rights, or infringes the intellectual property and other proprietary rights, of third parties, or the downloading, copying or use of which is subject to additional terms and conditions, stated or unstated, must report the same to yourstoryclub.com. yourstoryclub.com disclaims any responsibility for any harm resulting from the use by visitors of the Website, or from any downloading by those visitors of content there posted.

Content Posted on Other Websites

We have not reviewed, and cannot review, all of the material made available through the Websites and WebPages to which yourstoryclub.com links, and that link to yourstoryclub.com. yourstoryclub.com does not have any control over those non-yourstoryclub.com Websites and WebPages, and is not responsible for their contents or their use. By linking to a non-yourstoryclub.com Website or webpage, yourstoryclub.com does not represent or imply that it endorses such Website or webpage. yourstoryclub.com disclaims any responsibility for any harm resulting from your use of non-yourstoryclub.com Websites and WebPages.

Copyright Infringement

As yourstoryclub.com asks others to respect its intellectual property rights, it respects the intellectual property rights of others. If you believe that material located on or linked to by yourstoryclub.com violates your copyright, you are encouraged to notify yourstoryclub.com. yourstoryclub.com will respond to all such notices, including as required or appropriate by removing the infringing material or disabling all links to the infringing material. In the case of a visitor who may infringe or repeatedly infringes the copyrights or other intellectual property rights of yourstoryclub.com or others, yourstoryclub.com may, in its discretion, terminate or deny access to and use of the Website.

Intellectual Property

This Agreement does not transfer from yourstoryclub.com to you any yourstoryclub.com or third party intellectual property, and all right, title and interest in and to such property will remain (as between the parties) solely with yourstoryclub.com. yourstoryclub.com, the yourstoryclub.com domain, the yourstoryclub.com logo, and all other trademarks, service marks, graphics and logos used in connection with yourstoryclub.com, or the Website are trademarks or registered trademarks of yourstoryclub.com or yourstoryclub.com’s licensors. Other trademarks, service marks, graphics and logos used in connection with the Website may be the trademarks of other third parties. Your use of the Website grants you no right or license to reproduce or otherwise use any yourstoryclub.com or third-party trademarks.

Changes

yourstoryclub.com reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to modify or replace any part of this Agreement. It is your responsibility to check this Agreement periodically for changes. Your continued use of or access to the Website following the posting of any changes to this Agreement constitutes acceptance of those changes. yourstoryclub.com may also, in the future, offer new services and/or features through the Website (including, the release of new tools, services and resources). Such new features and/or services shall be subject to the terms and conditions of this Agreement.

Termination

yourstoryclub.com may terminate your access to all or any part of the Website at any time, with or without cause, with or without notice, effective immediately. If you wish to terminate this Agreement or your yourstoryclub.com account (if you have one), you may simply discontinue using the Website. Upon termination, all provisions of this Agreement which by their nature should survive termination shall survive termination, including, without limitation, ownership provisions, warranty disclaimers, indemnity and limitations of liability.

Disclaimer of Warranties

The materials on yourstoryclub.com’s Website are provided ‘as is’. yourstoryclub.com makes no warranties, expressed or implied, and hereby disclaims and negates all other warranties, including without limitation, implied warranties or conditions of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, or non-infringement of intellectual property or other violation of rights. Further, yourstoryclub.com does not warrant or make any representations concerning the accuracy, likely results, or reliability of the use of the materials on its Internet Website or otherwise relating to such materials or on any sites linked to this site.

Limitation of Liability

In no event will yourstoryclub.com, or its suppliers or licensors, or any individuals associated with those entities, be liable with respect to any subject matter of this agreement under any contract, negligence, strict liability or other legal or equitable theory for: (i) any special, incidental or consequential damages; (ii) the cost of procurement or substitute products or services; (iii) for interruption of use or loss or corruption of data; or (iv) for any amounts that exceed the fees paid by you to yourstoryclub.com under this agreement during the twelve (12) month period prior to the cause of action. yourstoryclub.com shall have no liability for any failure or delay due to matters beyond their reasonable control. The foregoing shall not apply to the extent prohibited by applicable law.

General Representation and Warranty

You represent and warrant that (i) your use of the Website will be in strict accordance with the yourstoryclub.com Privacy Policy, with this Agreement and with all applicable laws and regulations (including without limitation any local laws or regulations in your country, state, city, or other governmental area, regarding online conduct and acceptable content, and including all applicable laws regarding the transmission of technical data exported from the country in which you reside) and (ii) your use of the Website will not infringe or misappropriate the intellectual property rights of any third party.

Indemnification

You agree to indemnify and hold harmless yourstoryclub.com, its contractors, and its licensors, and their respective directors, officers, employees and agents from and against any and all claims and expenses, including attorneys fees, arising out of your use of the Website, including but not limited to out of your violation of this Agreement.

APPLICABLE LAW AND JURISDICTION

Each party agrees that any suit, action or proceeding brought by such party against the other in connection with or arising from the Terms of Service (“Judicial Action”) shall be governed by the law of the state of residence of the registered Administrative Contact (the “Admin State”) for the Website as such laws are applied to agreements between Admin State residents entered into and performed entirely within the Admin State. You consent to the jurisdiction of federal and state courts within the Admin State. You consent to the venue in any action brought against him in connection with breaches of these Terms of Service. You consent to electronic service of process regarding actions under the above agreement.

RECORDS OF VISITOR USE AND ABUSE

You consent to having your Internet Protocol address recorded. An email address may appear immediately below (the “Identifier”) if we suspect potential abuse. The Identifier is uniquely matched to your Internet Protocol address. Visitors agree not to use this address for any reason.

VISITORS AGREE THAT HARVESTING, GATHERING, STORING, TRANSFERRING TO A THIRD PARTY OR SENDING ANY MESSAGE(S) TO THE IDENTIFIER CONSTITUTES AN ACCEPTANCE AND SUBSEQUENT BREACH OF THESE TERMS OF SERVICE.

Site Terms of Use Modifications

yourstoryclub.com may revise these Terms of Use for its Website at any time without notice. By using this Website you are agreeing to be bound by the then current version of these Terms and Conditions of Use.