Terms and Conditions of Use for virtualearthvillage.com
This document “Terms and Conditions of Use” defines terms through which members, users and others interact with virtualearthvillage.com. By using or accessing virtualearthvillage.com you agree to these Terms and Conditions. Please be aware of occasional changes and updates.
I. GOALS AND PURPOSE OF VIRTUALEARTHVILLAGE.COM IN PLAIN ENGLISH
A. An easy online community to discuss, express, explore, collaborate, innovate, learn from one another’s experiences and grow together, creating tomorrow’s possibilities.
1. At Virtual Earth Village we gather energy and communicate to the World through:
a) Community profiles, discussion, relationship building and networking b) Forums - providing mutual support, solutions and innovations c) Wiki - Our multitude of contributors define an essential, eco-friendly body of knowledge that will be accessible (like other Wikis) as an online “encyclopedia” of progressive content. If you’re knowledgeable in a subject, be a contributor! d) Articles - journalists and authors (anyone by application) contribute stimulating and informational thought provoking content to the worldwide web (see Article Terms and Permissions). e) Publishing - virtualearthvillage.com’s epublishing platform will be available soon for you to publish and sell your books and ebooks f) Blogs - any individual or business may have their own blog at virtualearthvillage.com/”you” g) Bazaar - opening soon with e-commerce opportunities B. Commerce and Cottage Industry
1. Part of the dream of virtualearthvillage.com is that many will find ways within our community to earn an income that can carry them beyond the routine to become a more productive and positively creative member of society
a) Publish, blog, sell or advertise earth-friendly products or services
C. Income at virtualearthvillage.com
1. A portion of the income that comes to Virtualearthvillage.com via advertising and promoting earth friendly information and products will be given back to support local and global earth friendly enterprises
D. Membership Privileges
1. Anyone may join Virtualearthvillage.com for free and use our primary services. 2. Paid memberships may include additional advertising, content or commerce access 3. Our goal is to sustain a peaceable community environment with open discussion and dialogue. The act of joining comes with agreement to our terms and conditions of operation and may be revoked at any time. 4. virtualearthvillage.com reserves the right to revoke either paid or free membership privileges at any time for violations of respect for basic human dignity.
a) The following and similar are unacceptable behaviors that would be cause for removal of membership privileges (at the discretion of virtualEarthVillage.com):
(a) profanity, sexually explicit material, sexual harassment, religious or political violence, violent, abusive or aggressive behavior or discussion (b) If someone is offended by behavior or communication of another a this site, please contact us. We reserve the right to make an arbitrary judgment on revoking membership privileges for unacceptable behaviors, so please just treat others as you would wish to be treated yourself. (c) We do recognize that expletives, sexuality, religion and politics are all part of human culture. As long as these things are addressed within our site with respect for all concerned, they are acceptable. (We reserve the right to make a judgment any situation in question).
Legal descriptions below are intended to define and uphold our Goals and Purpose in order to operate with clear intent.
II. BASIC TERMS AND CONDITIONS
We have taken every effort to design our web site to be useful, informative, helpful, honest and fun. Hopefully we’ve accomplished that — and would ask that you let us know if you’d like to see improvements or changes that would make it even easier for you to find the information you need and want.
All we ask is that you agree to abide by the following Terms and Conditions. Take a few minutes to look them over because by using our site you automatically agree to them. Naturally, if you don’t agree, please do not use the site. We reserve the right to make any modifications that we deem necessary at any time. Please continue to check these terms to see what those changes may be! Your continued use of the virtualearthvillage.com web site means that you accept those changes.
Restrictions on Use of Our Online Materials All online materials on the virtualearthvillage.com site, including, without limitation, text, software, names, logos, trademarks, service marks, trade names, images, photos, illustrations, audio clips, video clips, and music are copyrighted intellectual property. All usage rights are owned and controlled by virtualearthvillage.com. You, the visitor, may download online materials for non-commercial, personal use only provided you 1) retain all copyright, trademark and propriety notices, 2) you make no modifications to the materials, 3) you do not use the materials in a manner that suggests an association with any of our products, services, events or brands, and 4) you do not download quantities of materials to a database, server, or personal computer for reuse for commercial purposes, 5) give credit to VirtualEarthvillage.com. You may not, however, copy, reproduce, republish, upload, post, transmit or distribute online materials in any way or for any other purpose unless you get our written permission first. Neither may you add, delete, distort or misrepresent any content on the virtualearthvillage.com site. Any attempt to modify any online material, or to defeat or circumvent our security features is prohibited.
Everything you download, any software, plus all files, all images incorporated in or generated by the software, and all data accompanying it, is considered licensed to you by virtualearthvillage.com or third-party licensors for your personal, non-commercial home use only. We do not transfer title of the software to you. That means that we retain full and complete title to the software and to all of the associated intellectual-property rights. You’re not allowed to redistribute or sell the material or to reverse-engineer, disassemble or otherwise convert it to any other form that people can use.
That means that we don’t have to treat any such submission as confidential. You can’t sue us for using ideas you submit. If we use them, or anything like them, we don’t have to pay you or anyone else for them. We will have the exclusive ownership of all present and future rights to submissions of any kind. We can use them for any purpose we deem appropriate to our virtualearthvillage.com mission, without compensating you or anyone else for them.
You acknowledge that you are responsible for any submission you make. This means that you (and not we) have full responsibility for the message, including its legality, reliability, appropriateness, originality, and copyright.
Limitation of Liability virtualearthvillage.com WILL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES OR INJURY THAT ACCOMPANY OR RESULT FROM YOUR USE OF ANY OF ITS SITE.
THESE INCLUDE (BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO) DAMAGES OR INJURY CAUSED BY ANY:
• USE OF (OR INABILITY TO USE) THE SITE • USE OF (OR INABILITY TO USE) ANY SITE TO WHICH YOU HYPERLINK FROM OUR SITE • FAILURE OF OUR SITE TO PERFORM IN THE MANNER YOU EXPECTED OR DESIRED • ERROR ON OUR SITE • OMISSION ON OUR SITE • INTERRUPTION OF AVAILABILITY OF OUR SITE • DEFECT ON OUR SITE • DELAY IN OPERATION OR TRANSMISSION OF OUR SITE • COMPUTER VIRUS OR LINE FAILURE • PLEASE NOTE THAT WE ARE NOT LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES, INCLUDING: ◦ DAMAGES INTENDED TO COMPENSATE SOMEONE DIRECTLY FOR A LOSS OR INJURY ◦ DAMAGES REASONABLY EXPECTED TO RESULT FROM A LOSS OR INJURY (KNOWN IN LEGAL TERMS AS "CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES.") ◦ OTHER MISCELLANEOUS DAMAGES AND EXPENSES RESULTING DIRECTLY FROM A LOSS OR INJURY (KNOWN IN LEGAL TERMS AS "INCIDENTIAL DAMAGES.") WE ARE NOT LIABLE EVEN IF WE’VE BEEN NEGLIGENT OR IF OUR AUTHORIZED REPRESENTATIVE HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES OR BOTH. EXCEPTION: CERTAIN STATE LAWS MAY NOT ALLOW US TO LIMIT OR EXCLUDE LIABILITY FOR THESE "INCIDENTAL" OR "CONSEQUENTIAL" DAMAGES. IF YOU LIVE IN ONE OF THOSE STATES, THE ABOVE LIMITATION OBVIOUSLY WOULD NOT APPLY WHICH WOULD MEAN THAT YOU MIGHT HAVE THE RIGHT TO RECOVER THESE TYPES OF DAMAGES. HOWEVER, IN ANY EVENT, OUR LIABILITY TO YOU FOR ALL LOSSES, DAMAGES, INJURIES, AND CLAIMS OF ANY AND EVERY KIND (WHETHER THE DAMAGES ARE CLAIMED UNDER THE TERMS OF A CONTRACT, OR CLAIMED TO BE CAUSED BY NEGLIGENCE OR OTHER WRONGFUL CONDUCT, OR THEY’RE CLAIMED UNDER ANY OTHER LEGAL THEORY) WILL NOT BE GREATER THAN THE AMOUNT YOU PAID IF ANYTHING TO ACCESS OUR SITE.
Links to Other Site
We sometimes provide referrals to and links to other World Wide Web sites from our site. Such a link should not be seen as an endorsement, approval or agreement with any information or resources offered at sites you can access through our site. If in doubt, always check the Uniform Resource Locator (URL) address provided in your WWW browser to see if you are still in a virtualearthvillage.com-operated site or have moved to another site. virtualearthvillage.com is not responsible for the content or practices of third party sites that may be linked to our site. When virtualearthvillage.com provides links or references to other Web sites, no inference or assumption should be made and no representation should be inferred that virtualearthvillage.com is connected with, operates or controls these web sites. Any approved link must not represent in any way, either explicitly or by implication, that you have received the endorsement, sponsorship or support of any virtuaearthvillage.com site or endorsement, sponsorship or support of virtualearthvillage.com, including its respective employees, agents or directors.
Termination of This Agreement
This agreement is effective until terminated by either party. You may terminate this agreement at any time, by destroying all materials obtained from all virtualearthvillage.com web site, along with all related documentation and all copies and installations. virtualearthvillage.com may terminate this agreement at any time and without notice to you, if, in its sole judgment, you breach any term or condition of this agreement. Upon termination, you must destroy all materials. In addition, by providing material on our Web site, we do not in any way promise that the materials will remain available to you. And virtualearthvillage.com is entitled to terminate all or any part of any of its Web site without notice to you.
Jurisdiction and Other Points to Consider If you use our site from locations outside of the United States, you are responsible for compliance with any applicable local laws.
To the extent you have in any manner violated or threatened to violate virtualearthvillage.com and/or its affiliates' intellectual property rights, virtualearthvillage.com and/or its affiliates may seek injunctive or other appropriate relief in any state or federal court in the State of Colorado, and you consent to exclusive jurisdiction and venue in such courts.
Any other disputes will be resolved as follows:
If a dispute arises under this agreement, we agree to first try to resolve it with the help of a mutually agreed-upon mediator in the following location: Denver. Any costs and fees other than attorney fees associated with the mediation will be shared equally by each of us.
If it proves impossible to arrive at a mutually satisfactory solution through mediation, we agree to submit the dispute to binding arbitration at the following location: Denver, under the rules of the American Arbitration Association. Judgment upon the award rendered by the arbitration may be entered in any court with jurisdiction to do so.
III. FORUM USE AGREEMENT
Message boards are like any other organized gathering of people; there are rules of etiquette that everyone is expected to follow. We aim to foster the widest possible range of different, vibrant discussions with diverse viewpoints. In light of this goal, your experience is bound only by a set of common sense rules that ask you to be civil and show respect for others when you are online.
You agree, through your use of this Virtual Earth Village LLC forum, that you will not post any material which is false, defamatory, inaccurate, abusive, vulgar, hateful, harassing, obscene, profane, sexually oriented, threatening, invasive of a person's privacy, or otherwise in violation of ANY law. This is not the place for the airing of personal vendettas with other people, the naming of other people you may have an on going disagreement with or the identification of those other people or philosophies by inference.
Legal actions can be taken against you by anyone named or referred to in this way.
You also agree not to post any copyrighted material unless you own the copyright or you have consent from the owner of the copyrighted material.
Spam, flooding, advertisements, chain letters, pyramid schemes, and solicitations are also inappropriate to this Virtual Earth Village LLC forum.
Note that it is impossible for the Virtual Earth Village LLC forum to confirm the validity of posts on this forum. Please remember that the messages are not monitored before they are posted and the Virtual Earth Village LLC forum is not responsible for the content of the messages. The site does not warrant the accuracy, completeness or usefulness of any information presented. The messages express the views of the author, are not necessarily the views of the Virtual Earth Village LLC forum.
Anyone who feels that a posted message is objectionable is encouraged to notify the administrator of this forum immediately. The Virtual Earth Village LLC forum has the right to remove objectionable content, within a reasonable time frame, if it is thought that removal is necessary. This is a manual process however, so please realize that we may not be able to remove or edit particular messages immediately. This policy goes for member profile information as well.
You remain solely responsible for the content of your messages, and you agree to indemnify and hold harmless this forum, and any related websites to this forum. The Virtual Earth Village LLC Forum also reserves the right to reveal your identity (or any information we have about you) in the event of a complaint or legal action arising from any information posted by you.
You have the ability, as you register, to choose your username. We advise that you keep the name appropriate. With this user account you are about to register, you agree to never give your password out to another member, for your protection and for validity reasons. You also agree to NEVER use another member's account to post messages or browse this forum.
After you register and log into the Virtual Earth Village LLC forum, you can fill out a detailed profile. It is your responsibility to present clean and accurate information. Any information we deem inaccurate or vulgar will be removed.
Please note that with each post, your IP address is recorded, in the event that you need to be banned from this Virtual Earth Village LLC forum or your ISP contacted. This will only happen in the event of a major violation of this agreement.
Thank you for agreeing to these terms and joining the Virtual Earth Village LLC forum.
If any items on the site offend anyone please contact the site as soon as possible.
The author and publisher of these EBooks and the accompanying materials have used their best efforts in preparing these EBooks. These ebooks brought to you by Virtual Earth Village LLC are offered to the public for information and entertainment purposes only. Any and all information perceived from these ebooks through either visual, verbal, or written means, should be considered the sole opinions of the Producers and the Writers involved in the making of these ebooks. The Producers and Writers of these ebooks have used their best efforts in producing these ebooks but neither Producers nor Writers of these ebooks make any representation or warranties with respect to the accuracy, applicability, fitness, or completeness of the contents of these ebooks. The information contained in these ebooks is strictly for entertainment and informational purposes. Therefore, if you wish to apply concepts or ideas contained in these ebooks, you are taking full responsibility for your actions. Neither the Producers or Writers, nor the copyright holder or assigned users of these ebooks shall in any event be held liable to any party for any direct, indirect, implied, punitive, special, incidental or other consequential damages arising directly or indirectly from any use of this material, which is provided as is, and without warranties. As in all cases, users should never take any information perceived from this or any other ebook at face value and should always do their own due diligence on any viewed material to form their own opinions and best judgments. And where applicable, the advice of a competent health, medical, legal, tax, accounting or other professional should be always sought before taking action of any kind. The author and publisher do not warrant the performance, effectiveness or applicability of any sites listed or linked to in these ebooks. All links are for information purposes only and are not warranted for content, accuracy or any other implied or explicit purpose.
The author and publisher make no representation or warranties with respect to the accuracy, applicability, fitness, or completeness of the contents of these EBooks. The information contained in these EBooks is strictly for educational purposes. Therefore, if you wish to apply ideas contained in these EBooks, you are taking full responsibility for your actions.
ALL EBOOKS PUBLISHED BY VIRTUAL EARTH VILLAGE LLC ARE FOR FUN AND ENTERTAINMENT PURPOSES ONLY. EVERY EFFORT HAS BEEN MADE TO ACCURATELY REPRESENT THESE PRODUCTS AND THEIR POTENTIAL. EVEN THOUGH THIS INDUSTRY IS ONE OF THE FEW WHERE ONE CAN WRITE THEIR OWN CHECK IN TERMS OF EARNINGS, THERE IS NO GUARANTEE THAT YOU WILL EARN ANY MONEY USING THE TECHNIQUES AND IDEAS IN THESE MATERIALS. EXAMPLES IN THESE MATERIALS ARE NOT TO BE INTERPRETED AS A PROMISE OR GUARANTEE OF EARNINGS. EARNING POTENTIAL IS ENTIRELY DEPENDENT ON THE PERSON USING OUR PRODUCTS, IDEAS AND TECHNIQUES. WE DO NOT PURPORT THIS AS A “GET RICH SCHEME.”
ANY CLAIMS MADE OF ACTUAL EARNINGS OR EXAMPLES OF ACTUAL RESULTS CAN BE VERIFIED UPON REQUEST. YOUR LEVEL OF SUCCESS IN ATTAINING THE RESULTS CLAIMED IN OUR MATERIALS DEPENDS ON THE TIME YOU DEVOTE TO THE PROGRAM, IDEAS AND TECHNIQUES MENTIONED, YOUR FINANCES, KNOWLEDGE AND VARIOUS SKILLS. SINCE THESE FACTORS DIFFER ACCORDING TO INDIVIDUALS, WE CANNOT GUARANTEE YOUR SUCCESS OR INCOME LEVEL. NOR ARE WE RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY OF YOUR ACTIONS.
MATERIALS IN OUR PRODUCTS AND OUR WEBSITE MAY CONTAIN INFORMATION THAT INCLUDES OR IS BASED UPON FORWARD-LOOKING STATEMENTS WITHIN THE MEANING OF THE SECURITIES LITIGATION REFORM ACT OF 1995. FORWARD-LOOKING STATEMENTS GIVE OUR EXPECTATIONS OR FORECASTS OF FUTURE EVENTS. YOU CAN IDENTIFY THESE STATEMENTS BY THE FACT THAT THEY DO NOT RELATE STRICTLY TO HISTORICAL OR CURRENT FACTS. THEY USE WORDS SUCH AS “ANTICIPATE,” “ESTIMATE,” “EXPECT,” “PROJECT,” “INTEND,” “PLAN,” “BELIEVE,” AND OTHER WORDS AND TERMS OF SIMILAR MEANING IN CONNECTION WITH A DESCRIPTION OF POTENTIAL EARNINGS OR FINANCIAL PERFORMANCE.
ANY AND ALL FORWARD LOOKING STATEMENTS HERE OR ON ANY OF OUR SALES MATERIAL ARE INTENDED TO EXPRESS OUR OPINION OF EARNINGS POTENTIAL. MANY FACTORS WILL BE IMPORTANT IN DETERMINING YOUR ACTUAL RESULTS AND NO GUARANTEES ARE MADE THAT YOU WILL ACHIEVE RESULTS SIMILAR TO OURS OR ANYBODY ELSES, IN FACT NO GUARANTEES ARE MADE THAT YOU WILL ACHIEVE ANY RESULTS FROM OUR IDEAS AND TECHNIQUES IN OUR MATERIAL.
The author and publisher disclaim any warranties (express or implied), merchantability, or fitness for any particular purpose. The author and publisher shall in no event be held liable to any party for any direct, indirect, punitive, special, incidental or other consequential damages arising directly or indirectly from any use of this material, which is provided “as is”, and without warranties.
As always, the advice of a competent health, medical, legal, tax, accounting or other professional should be sought.
The authors and publisher do not warrant the performance, effectiveness or applicability of any sites listed or linked to in these EBooks.
All links are for information purposes only and are not warranted for content, accuracy or any other implied or explicit purpose.
These videos brought to you by Virtual Earth Village are offered to the public for information and entertainment purposes only. Any and all information perceived from these videos through either visual, verbal, or written means, should be considered the sole opinions of the Producers, the Writers and the Actors involved in the making of these videos. The producers, writers and actors of these videos have used their best efforts in producing these videos but neither producers, writers nor actors of this video make any representation or warranties with respect to the accuracy, applicability, fitness, or completeness of the contents of these videos. The information contained in these videos is strictly for entertainment and informational purposes.
Although Virtual Earth Village LLC is interested in presenting you with advertisements for quality products and services, Virtual Earth Village LLC cannot spend the time to do the due diligence it takes to ensure that only reliable services and products are advertised with us.
So you should understand that Virtual Earth Village LLC does not represent or endorse the accuracy or reliability of any of the advertisements on our site virtualearthvillage.com or the quality of any products, information or other materials displayed, purchased, or obtained by you as a result of an offer in connection with any advertisement. Virtual Earth Village LLC encourages you to do your own due diligence before purchasing any product, whether it is offered here or anywhere else for that matter, before purchasing. Please use your own judgment and carefully check out those products that interest you.
VII. COMPENSATION AND AFFILIATION AFFIDAVIT
As per mandates from FEDERAL TRADE COMMISSION, 16 CFR Part 255 - Guides Concerning the Use of Endorsements and Testimonials in Advertising, the purpose of this document is to establish the possible compensatory affiliation with virtualearthvillage.com and any Testimonials or Endorsers found on the pages of our site. Any or all endorsements from testimonials used in our promotional materials MAY be affiliated with virtualearthvillage.com as Marketing Affiliates and therefore might have an established connection with virtualearthvillage.com in the form of Commissions paid on sales resulting from Referrals from those Testimonials that might lead some readers to believe that the testimonial reviews on the pages of our publications might be biased. However, the reviews and comments on the pages of this site are to the best of our knowledge the true statements and beliefs of the endorsement givers and any claims made on the pages of this site can be substantiated on request to virtualearthvillage.com Some of the testimonials whose Endorsements were used in promotion of our publications (including but not limited to ebooks, audio, video) may have received complimentary promotional copies of our publications for the purposes of reviewing our publications to help generate Endorsement type Testimonials.
virtualearthvillage.com may review, endorse or promote multiple offers from multiple vendors or companies. Numerous companies whose products are being promoted on this site, and numerous products and services found on this site, may or may not have provided virtualearthvillage.com with sample products to review. In most cases virtualearthvillage.com will earn something from the products, offers and vendors being advertised or promoted at this site.
BE ADVISED Advertisers, Vendors, Solicitors Must Meet FTC Regs:
Any company or individual advertising a product or service at virtualearthvillage.com with use of a testimonial, must include with their endorsements a statement similar to the following:
John Smith did receive a promotional copy (and/or other material compensation), in order to facilitate his honest opinion for this endorsement and is a marketing affiliate for Virtual Earth Village (or said Vendor, Advertiser, Solicitor or Individual).
VIII. Earnings Disclaimer
Results may vary, as with any business opportunity, you could make more or less, in fact you may make nothing. Success in ANY business opportunity is a result of hard work, time and a variety of other factors. No express or implied guarantees of income or spillover are made when joining, publishing with, or utilizing any of the offers promoted or posted at Virtual Earth Village.
IX. Terms and Permissions to Publish or Reprint Articles
All the articles on this web site are copyrighted by virtualearthvillage.com. Any author who publishes an article here has permission reprint the article at their site or in their printed materials, including link to virtualearthvillage.com. To publish an article at virtualearthvillage.com that you previously published elsewhere a.) it must be your article b.) please make some revisions to the article before submitting to virtualearthvillage.com so it is not exactly duplicate content, which may have to do with length and keywords. So read this carefully PLEASE! In the spirit of good networking - You may use any of our articles you like - on or off the web provided you DO THE FOLLOWING -