Please read these Terms and Conditions before using Strangercomics.com (the “Site”). By using the Site, you are agreeing to these Terms and Conditions.
These Terms and Conditions were last updated on July 23, 2009.
For purposes of these Terms and Conditions, the following definitions shall apply:
The term “Content” shall be defined as any and all information, data, text, music, sound, photographs, graphics, video, messages or other materials published on the Site, whether created by the Site or submitted to the Site.
The term “Services” shall refer to the Site, any communications service related to the Site, any interactive service that may be available to you on or through the Site and items made available to you for purpose via the Site.
3. Use of the Content
The Content on the Site is intended for entertainment purposes only. Except as expressly permitted, you agree not to use the Site for sale, trade or other commercial purposes, and, you may not modify, copy, publish, display, transmit, adapt or in any way exploit the Content of the Site. Only after obtaining the Site’s written consent, may you publish, display or commercially exploit any material from the Site. Permission must be granted for any type of link to the Site. To seek permission, you may write to the Site. The Site reserves the right to rescind any permission granted to link to the Site through any type of link, and to require termination of any such link to the Site at any time.
4. Modification of Service and Limitations
We reserve the right at any time and from time to time to modify or discontinue, temporarily or permanently, the Site (or any part thereof) with or without notice. You agree that we shall not be liable to you or to any third party for any modification, suspension or discontinuance of the Site.
5. Third Party Websites
Through the Site you may be able to link to third parties’ websites (“Linked Sites”). Linked Sites are not reviewed, controlled, or examined by the Site in any way and the Site is not responsible for the content, availability, advertising, products or other materials of any such Linked Sites, or any additional links contained therein. These links do not imply the Site’s endorsement of or association with the Linked Sites. In no event shall the Site be liable, directly or indirectly, to anyone for any loss or damage arising from or occasioned by the use of the Linked Sites or the information or material accessed through the Linked Sites.
6. Your Account
You may need to create an account in order to use certain features of this Site. You are solely responsible for the activity that occurs on your account so you must keep your account password secure. In other words, you may be liable to the Site or others as a result of any unauthorized use of your account. Thus, it is your responsibility to notify the Site immediately of any breach of security or unauthorized use of your account. We will not be liable for losses caused by any unauthorized use of your account. You may not, under any circumstances use another’s account without permission.
7. Intellectual Property Rights
As between the Site and you, the Site is the sole owner of all Content on the Site, including without limitation, all applicable U.S. and non-U.S. copyrights, patents, trademarks, and trade secrets, and other intellectual property rights thereto. Except as otherwise specifically provided in these Terms and Conditions, you may not download or save a copy of the Site or any portion thereof, for any purpose. You may, however, print a copy of individual screens appearing as part of the Site solely for your personal, non-commercial use or records, provided that any marks, logos or other legends that appear on the copied screens remain on, and are not removed from the printed or stored images of such screens. All title and intellectual property rights in and to the content of the Linked Sites is the property of the respective content owner and may be protected by applicable copyright or other intellectual property laws and treaties.
8. User Content
You may post reviews, comments, photos, and other content on the Site (“User Content”). You understand that User Content may or may not be published to the Site. You may post User Content as long as the User Content is not illegal, obscene, threatening, defamatory, infringing of intellectual property rights, or otherwise injurious to third parties or objectionable, as determined by the Site in its sole and absolute discretion, and does not contain software viruses, commercial solicitation or any form of spam. By posting or displaying User Content to the Site, you hereby grant to the Site a nonexclusive, royalty-free license, irrevocable, and fully sublicensable right to use, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish, translate, create derivative works from, distribute, and display the User Content throughout the world in any media.
You represent and warrant that you own or otherwise control all of the rights to the User Content, that the User Content is accurate, that use of the User Content you supply does not violate these Terms and will not cause injury to any person or entity. The Site takes no responsibility and assumes no liability for any User Content posted by you or any third party.
We do not permit copyright infringing activities and infringement of intellectual property rights on the Site, and we will remove all User Content if properly notified that such User Content infringes on another’s intellectual property rights. We reserve the right to remove User Content without prior notice to you.
9. Notice and Procedure for Making Claims of Copyright Infringement
The Site has in place certain legally mandated procedures regarding allegations of copyright infringement. The Site has adopted a policy that provides for the immediate suspension and/or termination of any user who is found to have infringed on the rights of the Site or of a third party, or otherwise violated any intellectual property laws or regulations. The Site’s policy is to investigate any allegations of copyright infringement brought to its attention. If you have evidence, know or have a good faith belief that your rights or the rights of a third party have been violated and you want the Site to delete, edit or disable the material in question, you must provide the Site with all of the following information: (a) a physical or electronic signature of a person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of the exclusive right that is allegedly infringed; (b) identification of the copyrighted work claimed to have been infringed, or, if multiple copyrighted works are covered by a single notification, a representative list of such works; (c) identification of the material that is claimed to be infringed or to be the subject of infringing activity and that is to be removed or access to which is to be disabled, and information reasonably sufficient to permit the Site to locate the material; (d) information reasonably sufficient to permit the Site to contact you, such as an address, telephone number, and if available, an electronic mail address at which you may be contacted; (e) a statement that you have a good faith belief that use of the material in the manner complained of is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent or the law; and (f) a statement that the information in the notification is accurate, and under penalty of perjury, that you are authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed. For this notification to be effective, you must provide it to the Site’s designated agent at: By Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
10. Disclaimer Of Warranties
THE SITE AND THE SERVICE IS PROVIDED “AS IS,” “WHERE IS” AND “AS AVAILABLE,” WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED. WITHOUT LIMITATION OF THE FOREGOING, THE SITE SPECIFICALLY DISCLAIMS ANY AND ALL WARRANTIES, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO: (a) ANY WARRANTIES CONCERNING THE AVAILABILITY, ACCURACY, APPROPRIATENESS, RELIABILITY, TIMELINESS, USEFULNESS, OR OTHERWISE OF THE CONTENT OF THE SITE; AND (b) ANY WARRANTIES OF TITLE, WARRANTY OF NON-INFRINGEMENT, WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. THE SITE DOES NOT WARRANT OR GUARANTEE (1) THAT ANY PORTION OF THE SITE OR SERVICE WILL BE FREE OF INFECTION BY VIRUSES, WORMS, TROJAN HORSES OR ANYTHING ELSE MANIFESTING CONTAMINATING OR DESTRUCTIVE PROPERTIES; OR (2) THAT ACCESS TO THE SITE WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR-FREE. THE SITE DOES NOT WARRANT OR MAKE ANY REPRESENTATIONS REGARDING THE USE OR THE RESULTS OF THE USE OF THE CONTENT OR PROMOTIONS.
11. Limitation Of Liability
IN NO EVENT WILL THE SITE, ITS OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, AGENTS, SPONSORS, ADVERTISERS, PARENTS, AFFILIATES, SUCCESSORS OR ASSIGNS, BE LIABLE TO ANY PARTY (a) FOR ANY INDIRECT, SPECIAL, PUNITIVE, INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES OR ANY OTHER DAMAGES ARISING IN ANY WAY OUT OF THE AVAILABILITY, USE, RELIANCE ON, OR INABILITY TO USE THE SITE, EVEN IF THE SITE OR ITS AGENTS SHALL HAVE BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES, AND REGARDLESS OF THE FORM OF ACTION, WHETHER IN CONTRACT, TORT, OR OTHERWISE; OR (b) FOR ANY CLAIM ATTRIBUTABLE TO ERRORS, OMISSIONS, OR OTHER INACCURACIES IN, OR DESTRUCTIVE PROPERTIES OF THE SITE OR SERVICE.
Upon a request by the Site, you agree to defend, indemnify and hold the Site, its affiliates, officers, directors and employees harmless from any and all claims, liabilities, costs and expenses, including reasonable attorneys’ fees, arising in any way from your use or misuse of the Site or Services, or the uploading, posting, publishing, e-mailing, reproduction, distribution or transmission of any Content or other materials by you or users authorized by you or any violation of these Terms and Conditions by you. The Site reserves the right, at its own expense, to assume the exclusive defense and control of any matter otherwise subject to indemnification by you, in which event you will cooperate with the Site in asserting any available defense.
If any part of these Terms and Conditions are held invalid or unenforceable, that portion shall be construed in a manner consistent with applicable law to reflect, as nearly as possible, the original intentions of the parties, and the remaining portions shall remain in full force and effect.
14. Applicable Laws and Exclusive Jurisdiction
You agree that the laws of the State of California, excluding its conflicts of law rules, shall govern these Terms and Conditions. You expressly agree that exclusive jurisdiction for any claim or dispute with the Site or relating in any way to your use of the Site resides in the courts of the State of California, County of Los Angeles, and you further agree and expressly consent to the exercise of personal jurisdiction in said courts, in connection with any such dispute and including any claim involving the Site or its affiliates, subsidiaries, employees, contractors, officers, directors, telecommunication providers and content providers.
15. Refund and Return Policy
The Site will not issue you a refund or allow for you to return any product or item purchased through the Site for any reason.
16. Capacity and Integration
You affirm that you are at least 18 years of age and are fully able and competent to enter into the terms, conditions, obligations, affirmations, representations, and warranties set forth in these Terms and Conditions, and to abide by and comply with these Terms and Conditions. If you are under 13 years of age, then please do not use the Site. The Site is not intended for children under the age of 13. These Terms and Conditions constitutes the entire agreement between you and the Site relating to this specific subject matter hereof and supersedes all prior or contemporaneous communications and proposals, whether electronic, oral or written, between you and the Site.
Any inquiries concerning these Terms and Conditions should be directed to: email@example.com.
The Information We Collect and How We Use It.
The Information You Provide To Us. In order for you to access certain services and/or purchase any products that we offer via the Site, we may require you to provide us with certain information that personally identifies you, such as your name, email address, credit card information and zip code (“Your Personally Identifiable Information”). We will use this information to verify your identity and/or provide you with the product you purchased. WE WILL NOT RENT OR SELL YOUR PERSONALLY IDENTIFIABLE INFORMATION.
Accessing the Site. When you request a page within the Site, our web servers automatically recognize your domain name and IP address. The domain name and IP address reveal nothing personal about you other than the IP address from which you have accessed the Site. We may provide this information to other companies and individuals to perform functions on behalf the Site. This information may be used to examine our traffic in aggregate and to investigate misuse of the Site or to cooperate with law enforcement.
Information Sharing. We will disclose Your Personally Identifiable Information and/or an IP address, when required by law or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to:
1. Conform to the law or comply with legal process served on us,
2. Protect and defend the rights or property of the Site, or visitors to the Site and related properties,
3. Identify persons who may be violating the law, the Site’s Terms and Conditions, the rights of third parties, or otherwise misusing the Site or its related properties,
4. Cooperate with the investigations of purported unlawful activities.
In addition, we reserve the right to transfer all such information (i.e., either personally identifiable or not) in connection with the sale of all or part of our capital stock or assets.
Other Sites. We may allow third parties to advertise on the Site. Please be aware that we are not responsible for the business and privacy practices of these other sites. We encourage you to be aware of this when you leave the Site and to read the legal notices and privacy policies of each and every website you visit.
Children’s Online Protection Act. The Site serves general users of the World Wide Web. We support and comply with the Children’s Online Protection Act (COPPA) and we do not knowingly collect information from children under the age of 13, nor do we share such information with third parties. Children under the age of 18 may use the Site only with the involvement of a parent or guardian.
Accessing and updating personal information. We make good faith efforts to provide you with access to your personal information and either to correct this data if it is inaccurate or to delete such data at your request if it is not otherwise required to be retained by law or for legitimate business purposes. We will ask that you identify yourself and the information requested to be accessed, corrected or removed before processing such requests, and we may decline to process requests that require disproportionate technical effort, jeopardize the privacy of others, or would be extremely impractical (for instance, requests concerning information residing on backup tapes), or for which access is not otherwise required. In any case where we provide information access and correction, we perform this service free of charge, except if doing so would require a disproportionate effort. The initial procedure to access, correct or delete your personal information is contact: firstname.lastname@example.org.