PLEASE READ THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS carefully before using this website ( “the Website” ). These Terms and Conditions apply to all visits and use of the Website, as well as to the Content (as defined hereafter), information, recommendations and/or services provided to you on or through the Website. By accessing and using the Website, you signify your consent to these Terms and Conditions in their entirety in addition to any other law or regulation that applies to the Website, the Internet, and/or the World Wide Web. If you do not agree to these Terms and Conditions in their entirety, please leave the Website.
OWNERSHIP OF CONTENT
The Website is owned and operated by Mood Ring Media, a company registered in the State of Washington, United States of America.
All of the content featured or displayed on the Website, including, but not limited to, text, graphics, photographs, images, moving images, sound, illustrations and software ( “Content” ), is owned by Mood Ring Media, its advertisers, its affiliate networks, and/or its content providers. All elements of the Website including, but not limited to, the general design and the Content, are protected by trade dress, copyright, moral rights, trademark and other laws relating to intellectual property rights. Except as explicitly permitted under this or another agreement with Mood Ring Media, no portion or element of the Website or its Content may be copied or retransmitted via any means and the Website, its Content and all related rights shall remain the exclusive property of Mood Ring Media unless otherwise expressly agreed.
COPYRIGHT AND TRADEMARKS
The copyright in all Content is and remains owned by Mood Ring Media, its advertisers, its affiliate networks, and/or its content providers. Except as may be otherwise indicated in specific documents within the Website, you are authorized to view, play, print and download documents, audio and video found on the Website for personal, informational, and non-commercial purposes only. You may not modify any of the materials and you may not copy, distribute, transmit, display, perform, reproduce, publish, license, create derivative works from, transfer or sell any Content. Except as authorized under the law relating to copyright, you may not reuse any Content without first obtaining the consent of Mood Ring Media. For purposes of these terms, the use of any such material on any other website or networked computer environment is prohibited. You will not remove any copyright, trademark or other proprietary notices from material found on the Website.
In the event you download software (including but not limited to screensavers, icons, videos and wallpapers) from the Website, the software, including any files, images incorporated in or generated by the software, and data accompanying the software (collectively, the “Software”) are licensed to you by Mood Ring Media. Mood Ring Media does not transfer title to the Software to you. You own the medium on which the Software is recorded, but Mood Ring Media retains full and complete title to the Software, and all intellectual property rights therein. You may not redistribute, sell, decompile, reverse engineer, disassemble, or otherwise reduce the Software to a human-readable form.
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All trademarks, service marks and trade names of Mood Ring Media used herein (including but not limited to: the service marks “Mood Ring Media”, “Bitten by Books”, “Paranormal Review Site With Bite”, “Bitten by Video”, “Screen Bites”, “Off the Fang”, “The Blood Bank”) are service marks or registered service marks of Mood Ring Media, unless stated otherwise. You may not use, copy, reproduce, republish, upload, post, transmit, distribute, or modify Mood Ring Media service marks in any way, including in advertising or publicity pertaining to distribution of materials on the Website, without Mood Ring Media’s prior written consent. The use of Mood Ring Media service marks on any other website or network computer environment, for example the storage or reproduction of (a part of) the Website in any external internet Website or the creation of links, hypertext, links or deeplinks between the Website and any other internet Website, is prohibited without the express written consent of Mood Ring Media.
DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTIES
THE WEBSITE AND THE CONTENT ARE PROVIDED ‘AS IS’ AND WITHOUT ANY WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, WHETHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF SATISFACTORY QUALITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND NON-INFRINGEMENT, TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW. THE INFORMATION ON THE Website IS FOR GENERAL INFORMATION PURPOSES ONLY AND DOES NOT CONSTITUTE ADVICE.
MOOD RING MEDIA DOES NOT REPRESENT OR WARRANT THAT THE INFORMATION AND/OR FACILITIES CONTAINED IN THE WEBSITE ARE ACCURATE, COMPLETE OR CURRENT, OR THAT THE WEBSITE WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR FREE, OR THAT ANY DEFECTS IN THE WEBSITE WILL BE CORRECTED OR THAT THE WEBSITE OR THE SERVER THAT MAKES THE WEBSITE AVAILABLE ARE FREE OF VIRUSES OR ANY OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS. MOOD RING MEDIA DOES NOT MAKE ANY WARRANTEES OR REPRESENTATIONS REGARDING THE USE OF THE MATERIALS IN THE WEBSITE IN TERMS OF THEIR CORRECTNESS, ACCURACY, ADEQUACY, USEFULNESS, TIMELINESS, RELIABILITY OR OTHERWISE, IN EACH CASE TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW.
MOOD RING MEDIA RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SUSPEND OR WITHDRAW THE WHOLE OR ANY PART OF THE WEBSITE AT ANY TIME WITHOUT NOTICE WITHOUT INCURRING ANY LIABILITY.
LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
YOUR USE OF THE WEBSITE IS AT YOUR OWN RISK. NEITHER MOOD RING MEDIA, NOR ANY OF ITS AFFILIATES, OFFICERS, DIRECTORS NOR ANY OF ITS AGENTS OR ANY OTHER PARTY INVOLVED IN CREATING, PRODUCING OR DELIVERING THE WEBSITE WILL BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, SPECIAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR OTHER DAMAGES THAT RESULT FROM THE USE OF, OR THE INABILITY TO USE, THE MATERIALS ON THE WEBSITE, INCLUDING DAMAGES CAUSED BY VIRUSES OR ANY INCORRECTNESS OR INCOMPLETENESS OF THE INFORMATION ON THE WEBSITE, EVEN IF MOOD RING MEDIA HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF ANY SUCH DAMAGES. PLEASE NOTE THAT SOME JURISDICTIONS MAY NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OF CERTAIN DAMAGES, SO SOME OF THE ABOVE EXCLUSIONS AND LIMITATIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.
LINKS TO THIRD PARTIES
MISUSE OF THE WEBSITE
You are prohibited from using the Website to post or transmit any material which is or may be infringing, threatening, false, misleading, inflammatory, libelous, invasive of privacy, obscene, pornographic, abusive, discriminating, illegal or any material that could constitute or encourage conduct that would be considered a criminal offense, violate the rights of any party or which may otherwise give rise to civil liability or violate any law. You are also prohibited from using the Website to advertise or perform any commercial solicitation.
From time to time Bitten by Books and The Blood Bank make it possible to view and distribute content generated by you, for instance through comments or blog posts. If you make use of this you acknowledge that Mood Ring Media only acts as a passive conduit for the distribution and is not responsible and liable for the content of the communications and materials generated by you or other users.
Mood Ring Media reserves the right at its sole discretion to block or remove any communications and materials it believes is not in accordance with these Terms and Conditions, or otherwise unacceptable to Mood Ring Media.
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Changes to the Terms
Applicable Law and Jurisdiction
These Terms and Conditions shall be governed by the laws of the State of Washington and of the United States of America, and the parties hereby submit to the non-exclusive jurisdiction of the Washingotn State Courts. If any portion of these Terms and Conditions become void, it will not affect the validity and enforceability of the remaining provisions. The void part will be replaced by provisions that are valid and have legal effect.
Last revised August 2010
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