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Lunaescence Archives Terms of Service

1.) Acceptence of Terms

Welcome to the Lunaescence Archives (http://www.lunaescence.com).

We are a non-profit site. The Lunaescence Archives provides its service to you, subject to the following Terms of Service ("TOS"), which may be updated by us from time to time. We will notify you of any changes by posting to on the main page of the site but we are not liable for failure to note changes to the TOS. You can review the most current version of the TOS at any time by clicking on "Terms of Service" in the navigation menu. Failure to observe the TOS is grounds for deletion of your your account.

2.) Description of Service

The Lunaescence Archives provides a free place for read and submit stories regarding Anime (Japanese Animation), Manga (Japanese Comic Books), Video Games, as well as original prose and poetry. Additionally, we provide means for members to communicate with other visitors and members. There are no guarantees or warrenties. In order to use the Service, you must obtain access to the World Wide Web.

3.) Your Registration Obligations

In consideration of your use of the Service, you agree to: (a) abide by the rules that are posted for this Web site; (b) uphold the local laws as applicable to your actions when viewing and posting of content to the site; (c) honor the requests made by the Lunaescence Archives agents such as site administrators etc. as applicable to your actions on the site; and (d) check for updates and update notices of the rules and the TOS on the main page and within pages on the The Lunaescence Archives.

In compliance with United States Federal Trade Commissions Children's Online Privacy & Protection Act, we do not accept or solicit material from children under the age of thirteen. We ask that if you are under the age of 13, you do not register for our service.

4.) Account, Password, and Security

(a) You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of the password and account, and are fully responsible for all activities that occur under your password or account. You agree to (i) immediately notify The Lunaescence Archives of any unauthorized use of your password or account or any other breach of security by e-mailing the administrators, and (ii) ensure that you exit from your account at the end of each session if your computer will be used by others. The Lunaescence Archives cannot and will not be liable for your failure to comply with this Section.

5.) User Conduct

You understand that all information, text, images or other materials ("Content") are the sole responsibility of the person from which such Content originated. This means that you, not the Lunaescence Archives, are entirely responsible for all Content that you upload, post, transmit or otherwise make available via the Lunaescence Archives. The Lunaescence Archives does not control the Content posted via the Service and does not guarantee the quality of such Content. You understand that by using the Service, you may be exposed to Content that is offensive, indecent or objectionable. Under no circumstances will the Lunaescence Archives be liable in any way for any Content or for any loss or damage of any kind incurred as a result of the use of any Content posted, emailed, transmitted or otherwise made available via the Service.

You agree not to use the service to:

(a) upload, post or otherwise make available make available any Content that is unlawful, threatening, abusive, harassing, defamatory, libelous, invasive of another's privacy, or otherwise objectionable;

(b) impersonate any person or entity;

(c) upload, post or otherwise make available Content that you do not have the legal right to under the law.

(d) upload, post or otherwise make available material that is unsolicited advertisements, promotional material, spam, etc;

(e) disrupt the flow of normal dialogue or negatively affect the ability of others to chat in real time;

(f) interfere with or disrupt the Service or servers or networks connected to the Service;

(g) intentionally or unintentionally violate any applicable local, state, national or international law;

(h) stalk or otherwise harrass other users.

You acknowledge that the Lunaescence Archives shall have the right (but not the obligation) in their sole discretion to refuse or move any Content that is available via the Service. Without limiting the foregoing, the Lunaescence Archives administrators shall have the right to remove any Content that violates the TOS or is otherwise objectionable.

You acknowledge and agree that the Lunaescence Archives may preserve Content and may also disclose Content if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such preservation or disclosure is reasonably necessary to: (a) comply with legal process; (b) enforce the TOS; (c) respond to claims that any Content violates the rights of third-parties; or (d) protect the rights, property, or personal safety of the Lunaescence Archives, the Lunaescence Archives staff, its users and the public.

You understand that the technical processing and transmission of the Service, including your Content, may involve (a) transmissions over various networks; and (b) changes to conform and adapt to technical requirements of connecting networks or devices. These changes will be made without notification based on the software and/or hardware.

6.) Privacy

The Lunaescence Archives does not collect any personal information other than that which is provided by you voluntarily. We encourage you to use extreme discretion when giving out any personal information such as (but not limited to) your name, address, telephone number or date of birth. When you do provide us with personally identifiable information, we will take all reasonable and appropriate steps to protect the information you share with us.

7.) Modifications to Service

The Lunaescence Archives reserves the right at any time and from time to time to modify or discontinue, temporarily or permanently, the Service (or any part thereof) with or without notice. You agree that the Lunaescence Archives shall not be liable to you or to any third party for any modification, suspension or discontinuance of the Service.

8.) Termination

You agree that the Lunaescence Archives, in its sole discretion, may terminate your account and remove and discard any Content, for any reason, if the Lunaescence Archives believes that you have violated or acted inconsistently with the letter or spirit of the TOS. the Lunaescence Archives may also in its sole discretion and at any time discontinue providing the Service, or any part thereof, with or without notice. You agree that any termination of your access to the Service under any provision of this TOS may be effected without prior notice, and acknowledge and agree that the Lunaescence Archives may immediately deactivate or delete your Author Account, suspend posting privileges and bar any further access to the Lunaescence Archives. Further, you agree that the Lunaescence Archives shall not be liable to you or any third-party for any termination of your access to the Service. See Section Five for information on the Lunaescence Archives termination.

9.) Copyrights and Copyright Agents

The Lunaescence Archives respects the intellectual property of others, and we ask our users to do the same. If you believe that your work has been copied in a way that constitutes copyright infringement, there are two methods of recourse depending on the nature of the infraction. If you have a copyright abuse complaint based on theft of your piece by other fan authors, please see Section Ten: Domestic Copyrights. Else, please provide the Lunaescence Archives with the following information:

(1) an electronic or physical signature of the person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of the copyright interest;

(2) a description of the copyrighted work that you claim has been infringed;

(3) a description of where the material that you claim is infringing is located on the site;

(4) your address, telephone number, and email address;

(5) a statement by you that you have a good faith belief that the disputed use is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law;

(6) a statement by you, made under penalty of perjury, that the above information in your Notice is accurate and that you are the copyright owner or authorized to act on the copyright owner's behalf.

After this has been received, the Lunaescence Archives administrators will seek to determine if the piece in question is in violation of your copyright and then respond accordingly.

10.) Domestic Copyrights

The Lunaescence Archives respects the intellectual property of others, and we ask our users to do the same. If you feel that your writing was copied without permission and in violation of your copyright by another writer on the Lunaescence Archives, please provide the Lunaescence Archives administrators with the following information via e-mail:

(1) User and e-mail address.

(2) Contact information for the user you feel is violating your copyright. This information should include the authorís user name, e-mail address, and forum profile url.

(3) The url of the piece that you have the copyright for, the date that the story was posted, and the title of the piece.

(4) The url of the piece that you feel is in violation of your copyright, the date the alleged infringed piece was written and the title the alleged infringed piece.

(5) Supporting and collaborative evidence that demonstrates copyright infringement.

(6) A short message detailing the nature of the copyright infringement.

After this has been received, the Lunaescence Archives administrators will seek to determine if the piece in question is in violation of your copyright and then respond accordingly.

11.) Violations

Please report any violations of the TOS to the Lunaescence Archives administrators by e-mailing them to webmistress {at} Lunaescence.Com (remove spaces and change {at} to @ -- email broken up to prevent spiders from accessing).

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