Monday, October 13, 2014

Disclaimer/Terms of Use/Privacy Policy

The following is provided to you, the site visitor/user, for you to be aware of the expectations, conditions and guidelines for the use of this site.

Although the following will rarely change, you, the visitor or user, are responsible for reviewing this information over time for any updates or modifications.

  • The messages, stories, articles, verbiage, etc. provided in this site may be informative, newsworthy, instructional, pure entertainment or otherwise. It is the responsibility of the visitor/reader to recognize this as such and that I cannot be held responsible for knowledge of a reader's physical, mental, emotional, financial condition or station in life and they must consider such when reading, heeding to or taking action upon any information found within.
  • Other than the experience and knowledge I possess, I try to always use reliable sources by relationship or reputation; yet, I still attempt to balance these against other sources, and take date-of-origin and consistency into account.
  • I welcome all comments, opinions and recommendations.
  • I may have guest writers, those I allow to contribute to my site, those I quote or parties for which I provide a destination hyperlink as a source or resource. It is the onus of the visitor/reader to treat such information in the same fashion as they would my own verbiage and writings - in consideration of their own condition and/or circumstance.
  • Particularly, information I convey in regard to physical activity, medical or physiological concerns, the visitor/reader is again responsible for being aware of their own physical condition, before heeding such advice or recommendation.
Terms of Use
  • Most every page on this site provides you the opportunity to make comments about its content. Comments should not: be malicious, convey hatred toward any individual or group, be pornographic, contain foul or obscene language.
  • I reserve the right to remove or not publish any comment made via this web site based on the conditions stated within this document or for any other reason. 
  • Currently, comments are automatically published to keep things lively and time relevant, then marked to be reviewed after they are left on the particular page or post. Please keep it sane so I can leave it that way.
  • The site visitor/user understands they are responsible for any comments made or any other content they submit for publishing on this site and that they must have the right or permission to use or convey the work of others, including text, data, images, photos and artwork.
  • All visitors/users must be forthright and not use or attempt to use the identity of another party.
  • I may place advertisements and/or advertiser hyperlinks on this site.
  • Hyperlinks and domain names can change and I would appreciate being notified of any such occurrence where a link (on this site) either no longer works, leads to a totally irrelevant destination or to one which does not suit the the guidelines as pronounced here.
  • My site is published in the English language, but it can be translated via various tools and by the reader. Certain visitors/readers may find certain words, text or phrases offensive in translation being that this is a reality I can't possibly control, but I would appreciate being notified of any such occurrence so that I may correct them.
Privacy Policy
  • Identifying information, including names, and electronic and physical addresses, collected or gathered via this site, provided by a guest or visitor, through the means of this web site or other electronic means associated with this web site, is not provided, sold, nor traded to any other party and only released to another party in the case that such information is necessary in due course of assisting a guest or visitor requesting information from or showing interest in a specific and distinguishable other party. Merely visiting this site and participating in a survey, communicating via e-mail or a contact form does not constitute interest in another party, unless specifically mentioned within the content of such communication.
  • Therefore, all requests, replies or responses made electronically, including information provided, or correspondence, not naming another party specifically, are not translated, implied nor communicated to any other party and such information is considered a general submission of information.
  • Advertisers (displaying a link, banner or logo on this web site) or other parties may serve content and/or advertisements, collect information directly from visitors and may place or recognize cookies on the visitor's browser if a visitor chooses to visit or link to one of their sites, domains or URLs. You are advised to review and understand the privacy policy and terms of use or other related conditions upon visiting such sites and before providing any information. Please verify your cookie settings within your browser settings and adjust accordingly if so desired. For a fair and accurate description of cookies, go to and type "web cookies" in the search field.
  • Third-party advertising companies may serve ads to this web site. These companies may use information (not including your name, address or email address) about your visits to this and other websites in order to provide advertisements about goods and services of interest to you. If you would like more information about this practice and to know your choices about not having this information used by these companies, go to NAI, Google, as a third party vendor, uses cookies to serve ads on this site. Google's use of the DART cookie enables it to serve ads to this sites users based on their visit to this site and other sites on the Internet. Users may opt out of the use of the DART cookie by visiting
  • Information submitted in response to a survey or questionnaire on this web site, may be used as part of a collective compilation of data; however, any visitor providing or submitting such information will not be identified in or associated to any report, presentation or release of such information.
  • I reserve the right to contact and attempt relevant (to the intention of the offerings, services or products mentioned or presented) correspondence with visitors or guests, or other responding parties, who either show willingness or intent, in writing or via electronic submission form or correspondence, to receive same.
  • I do my best to employ adequate protection and security of information provided by site visitors at the point of reception within this site or upon receiving via any other electronic communications within my computer system/network. I also do my best to adequately protect and secure any such information once received and stored.
  • In most cases, I do not request nor require information which would identify an individual, although a visitor does have the opportunity to do so for whatever reason the visitor finds beneficial or necessary. In certain instances, I may find provision of such additional information necessary in communicating or conducting business with a visitor.
  • Correspondence or content which is belligerent, conveys hatred (malicious or otherwise), illustrates bias based upon race, religion or ethnicity, toward another party or group, or that which is pornographic in nature is NOT acceptable and could be reason to dismiss or release any contracted or paying member of this site, of my services. I reserve the right to make a decision regarding the aforementioned based upon these guidelines.
  • All unsolicited (surveys being solicited) forms of communications and media, submitted via electronic means, by web site submission or e-mail, become the property this site, but only for the purpose for which submitted. I ask that all who do so, do so in good faith and represent themselves authentically and do not attempt to provide any material which does not conform to these policies.
  • Visitors or guests of this site, at times, may have the opportunity to subscribe to electronic transmissions and/or periodic e-mail correspondence of supporting, advertising or other parties. Whether such media is offered by me or another party, I recommend the participating or requesting party ensures they are aware of the subscribe and unsubscribe policies involved and make their decision to subscribe to/receive or terminate/unsubscribe such transmissions accordingly.
  • I encourage any and all response regarding any non-compliance. Submit any such information or complaints using the Contact Me form.
This document was last updated October 13, 2014.

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