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You must not reproduce, distribute, modify, create derivative works of, publicly display, publicly perform, republish, download, store or transmit any of the material on our Website that was not posted by you, except as follows:
You must not:
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The Website may provide means to allow Members to post on or submit through the Website stories, articles, discussions, comments, reviews, ratings and other materials or information (collectively, “User Contributions”).
Any User Contribution you post to the site will be considered non-confidential.
The termination of your account, whether by us or you, does not terminate the above Company License and Reader License with respect to User Contributions already posted on the Website, except as provided in the following paragraph.
Notwithstanding the above, if you are an author, your grant of the Company License will terminate with respect to any stories already made available for purchase through the Website. Such termination will be effective within a commercially reasonable time after the termination of your account to allow for the removal of your stories from the Website. You understand and agree, however, that following the termination of your account the Company may retain, but not use, reproduce, copy, modify, perform, display, distribute, create derivative works, sell, or otherwise disclose to third parties copies of your stories.
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We are not responsible, or liable to any third party, for the content or accuracy of any User Contributions posted by you or any other user of the Website.
If you believe that any User Contributions or any other content on the Website violate your copyright, please see our Copyright Policy for instructions on sending us a notice of copyright infringement.
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Without limiting the foregoing, we reserve the right to fully cooperate with any law enforcement authorities or court order requesting or directing us to disclose the identity or other information of any user posting any materials on or through the Website without seeking permission to do so from the user.
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However, we cannot and do not undertake to review all material before it is posted on the Website, and cannot ensure prompt removal of objectionable material after it has been posted. Accordingly, we assume no liability for any action or inaction regarding transmissions, communications or content provided by any user or third party. We have no liability or responsibility to anyone for performance or nonperformance of the activities described in this section.
These Content Standards apply to any and all User Contributions and uses of the Website. User Contributions must in their entirety comply with all applicable federal, state, local and international laws and regulations. Without limiting the foregoing, User Contributions must not:
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We may disable all or any links at any time without notice at our absolute discretion.
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We may disable all or any Social Media features at any time without notice at our absolute discretion.
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