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Design-A-Study desires your use of the www.designastudy.com web site to be a fruitful one. Because a forum will be included at Design-A-Study for educators and homeschoolers using a variety of homeschooling materials, we felt it necessary to provide a document citing our general terms of use.

Restrictions on use

www.designastudy.com is owned and operated by Design-A-Study and contains material which is derived in whole or in part from material supplied by Kathryn Stout. The material on this site is protected by international copyright laws. You may not modify, copy, reproduce, republish, upload, post, transmit, or distribute in any way any material from this site including code and software without written permission. You may download material from this site for your personal, non-commercial use only, provided you keep intact all copyright and other proprietary notices.

EXCEPTIONS: Design-A-Study Teaching Help Columns written and published by Kathryn Stout of Design-A-Study may be reproduced in publications other than books (magazines, newsletters, newspapers, etc) if and only if it includes credit to the author: “by Kathryn Stout B.S.Ed., M.Ed." and the following tag line which includes the web site as source: "For more Teaching Help columns or to learn about other materials by Kathryn Stout, please visit www.designastudy.com.” No more than one column can be reprinted per publication without written permission from Kathryn Stout.

Affiliates may alter links within the required copyright information provided the link is directed to its originally intended page. For more information on the COLUMN exception please visit Design-A-Study's affiliate page.

License to Design-A-Study

By posting messages, uploading files, inputting data, or engaging in any other form of communication, including e-mail, through this service, you are granting Design-A-Study a royalty-free, perpetual, non-exclusive, unrestricted, worldwide license to:

Use, copy, adapt, transmit, publicly perform or display any such communication.

The foregoing grants shall include the right to exploit any proprietary rights in such communication, including but not limited to rights under copyright, trademark, servicemark or patent laws under any relevant jurisdiction.

Disclaimer

While we have provided links we hope will be helpful, we are not responsible for any information on 3rd party sites, nor are we responsible if a link has ended or changed. Please see below for a more detailed disclaimer.

Design-A-Study has provided links and pointers to Internet sites maintained by third parties. Neither Design-A-Study nor its affiliates operate or control in any respect any information, products or services on these third-party sites. The materials in this site and the third-party sites are provided "as is" and without warranties of any kind either express or implied. To the fullest extent permissible pursuant to applicable law, Design-A-Study disclaims all warranties, express or implied, including, but not limited to, implied warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose. Design-A-Study does not warrant that the functions contained in the materials will be uninterrupted or error-free, that defects will be corrected, or that this site, including bulletin boards/forums, or the server that makes it available, are free of viruses or other harmful components. Design-A-Study does not warrant or make any representations regarding the use or the results of the use of the materials in this site or in third-party sites in terms of their correctness, accuracy, timeliness, reliability, or otherwise. You (not Design-A-Study or Kathryn Stout) assume the entire cost of all necessary maintenance, repair, or correction.

Limitation of liability

Under no circumstances, including, but not limited to, negligence, shall Design-A-Study be liable for any direct, indirect, incidental, special or consequential damages that results from the use of or the inability to use Design-A-Study materials. You specifically acknowledge and agree that Design-A-Study is not liable for any defamatory, offensive or illegal conduct of any user. If you are dissatisfied with any Design-A-Study material or with any of Design-A-Study's terms and conditions, your sole and exclusive remedy is to discontinue using Design-A-Study.

Termination

This agreement is effective until terminated by Design-A-Study at any time without notice. In the event of termination the disclaimers and limitations of liabilities set forth in this agreement shall survive.

Other

This agreement shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of Delaware without giving effect to any principles or conflicts of law. If any provision of this agreement shall be unlawful, void or for any reason unenforceable, then that provision shall be deemed severable from this agreement and shall not affect the validity and enforceability of any remaining provisions.

Forum rules/disclaimer

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A forum is a place for others to share thoughts and Design-A-Study is not responsible for the views, opinions, or comments of others.

We retain the right to edit or delete posts with inappropriate content. The appropriateness of the content will be determined by us.

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