User Agreement for www.TruthOrFiction.com
This World Wide website with its home page in the domain “truthorfiction.com” is a service offered by Branches Communications, Inc. Much of the content is available at no charge to users of the World Wide Web, with the express condition that these users agree to be bound by the terms and conditions set forth in this User Agreement. Branches Communications reserves the right to change these terms and conditions any time. Do not use this Website if you do not agree to all of the following terms and conditions.
You acknowledge that the information on the Website is provided “as is” for general information only. It is not intended to be a substitute for receiving information directly from the people or organizations referenced. Information for this Website is researched carefully, but Branches Communications makes no warranties of any kind regarding this Website, including but not limited to any warranty of accuracy, completeness, currency, reliability, merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose, or any warranty that these pages, or the server that makes them available, are free of viruses or other harmful elements, and such warranties are expressly disclaimed.
You agree that you will hold harmless Branches Communications, its officers, directors, and employees from all claims arising out of or related to your access or use of, or your inability to access or use, this Website or the information contained in this Website or other websites to which it is linked, including but not limited to claims that you have found something you have heard, viewed or downloaded from this Website or another website to which it is linked to be obscene, offensive, defamatory, or infringing upon your intellectual property rights. In no event will Branches Communications or the contributors of information to this Website be liable to you or anyone else for any decision made or action taken by you in reliance on such information or for any consequential, special or similar damages, even if advised of the possibility of such damages.
You acknowledge that opinions and recommendations contained in this Website are not necessarily those of Branches Communications or endorsed by Branches Communications.
Branches Communications may provide links on the Website to other websites which are not under the control of Branches Communications. In general, any website which has an address (or URL) which does not contain “truthorfiction.com” is such a website. These links are provided for convenience of reference only and are not intended as an endorsement by Branches Communications of the organization or individual operating the website or a warranty of any type regarding the website or the information on the website.
You may provide a hypertext link to this Website on another website, provided: (a) that the link must be a text-only link clearly marked “www.truthorfiction.com,” (b) the link must “point” to the URL “http://www.truthorfiction.com” and not to other pages within the Website, (c) the appearance, position and other aspects of the link may not be such as to damage or dilute the goodwill associated with Branches Communications or www.truthorfiction.com, (d) the appearance, position and other aspects of the link may not create the false appearance that an entity other than Branches Communications is associated with or sponsored by Branches Communications, and (f) Branches Communications reserves the right to revoke its consent to the link at any time in its sole discretion by amending this User Agreement. You agree that all other hypertext links to this Website must be approved in writing by Branches Communications.
The works of authorship contained in this Website, including but not limited to all design, text and images, are owned or licensed by Branches Communications, and may not be copied, reproduced, transmitted, displayed, performed, distributed, rented, sublicensed, altered, stored by subsequent use or otherwise used in whole or in part in any manner without Branches Communications’ prior written consent, except that the user may make such temporarily copies in a single computer’s RAM and hard drive cache as are necessary to browse the Website, and the user may make one permanent printout of each page of the Website (unmodified in form, with a copy of this User Agreement attached) to be used by the user for personal and non-commercial uses which do not harm the reputation of Branches Communications.
This Website (excluding linked sites) is controlled by Branches Communications which is headquartered in the State of California, United States of America. It can be accessed from all 50 states, as well as from other countries around the world. As each of these places has laws that may differ from those of California, by accessing this Website both you and Branches Communications agree that the statutes and laws of the State of California, without regard to conflicts of laws principles thereof, will apply to all matters arising from or relating to use of this Website. You and the Branches Communications also agree and hereby submit to the exclusive personal jurisdiction and venue of the Superior Court of Orange County, California and the United States District Court with respect to such matters. Branches Communications makes no representation that materials on the Website are appropriate or available for use in other locations, and accessing them from territories where their contents are illegal is prohibited. Those who choose to access this Website from other locations do so on their own initiative and are responsible for compliance with local laws.