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Derekmonster Legal Terms and Conditions

Welcome to Derekmonster.com. By visiting the Derekmonster.com web site (at http://www.derekmonster.com or http://derekmonster.com) you agree to the following terms of use and acknowledge the following legal restrictions. Please read carefully. If you do not agree to the Terms of Use, please do not enter the site. We reserve the right, at our discretion, to change, modify, add, or remove portions of these Terms of Use at any time.

1. Ownership

This site is owned and operated by Derek Thompson Studios. The content of this Web site is copyright Derek Thompson Studios. All rights reserved. All artwork, logos, characters, stories, information, names, and other elements associated thereto are the sole and exclusive property of Derek Thompson Studios. Any use of any of the materials on this site other than for private, non-commercial viewing purposes is strictly prohibited. The sale, lease, loan, trade, or use of any of the text, graphics, photographs, artworks, audio and/or video material or stills from audiovisual material or any other materials contained herein, for any other purpose, in any form, media or technology now known or hereafter developed, including the use of any of the aforementioned materials on any other Web site or networked computer environment, without the prior written consent from Derek Thompson Studios is expressly prohibited. You may download one copy o f the materials on any single computer for your personal, non-commercial home use only, provided you keep intact all copyright and other proprietary notices. Modification of the materials or use of the materials for any other purpose is expressly prohibited.

2. Submissions

Derek Thompson Studios requests that no visitor to this site submit or send any original creative materials, including but not limited to submissions of story lines, characters, drawings, information, suggestions, ideas or concepts. If, despite our request that you not send us any other creative materials, you send us creative suggestions, ideas, concepts, drawings, or other information (collectively the "Submissions"), these shall be deemed and shall remain the property of Derek Thompson Studios in perpetuity. The sender of any submissions waives the right to make any claims against Derek Thompson Studios relating to unsolicited submissions, including, but not limited to, unfair competition, breach of implied contract and/or breach of confidentiality.

3. Links

This site may contain links to other Web sites. These links are provided as a convenience for our users. The use of these links may take you to another Web site. Derek Thompson Studios has not reviewed the content, processes, or privacy practices of these third party sites and is not responsible for any content or activity that may take place on such a site. As such, Derek Thompson Studios is not responsible for the privacy policies, practices or content of the Web site with links on our Web site. Access and use of linked sites, including information, material, products and services on linked sites or available through linked sites is solely at the user's own risk.

4. Disclaimer

THE MATERIALS IN THIS SITE ARE PROVIDED "AS IS" AND WITHOUT WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED. TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMISSIBLE PURSUANT TO APPLICABLE LAW, DEREK THOMPSON STUDIOS DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, IMPLIED WARRANTIES OR MERCHANTABLITITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. DEREK THOMPSON STUDIOS DOES NOT WARRANT THAT THE FUNCTIONS CONTAINED IN THE MATERIALS WILL BE UNINTERRRUPTED OR ERROR-FEE, THAT DEFECTS WILL BE CORRECTED, OR THAT THIS SITE OR THE SERVER THAT MAKES IT AVAILABLE ARE FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS.

5. Miscellaneous

You expressly agree that any claim or actions arising out of or relating to these Terms of Use or your use of derekmonster.com Web site shall be filed only in the state or federal courts in and for San Francisco County, California and you hereby consent and submit to the personal jurisdictions of such courts for the purposes of litigating any such action. The failure of Derek Thompson Studios to exercise or enforce any right or provision of the Terms of Use shall not constitute a waiver of such right or provision. You expressly agree that regardless of any statute or law to the contrary, any claim or cause of actions arising out of or related to these Terms of Use or your use of derekmonster.com's Web site must be filed within one year after such claim or cause of action arose or be forever barred. If any provision of these terms shall be unlawful, void, or for any reason unenforceable, then that provision shall be deemed severable from these terms and shall not affect the validity and enforceability of any remaining provisions.


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