These Terms of Service (“Terms”) apply when you use a website, mobile application, or another online
service (collectively, the “Services”) that links or refers to the Terms. These terms are a legal
contract between you and Facts Only (“Facts Only,” “we” or “us”) so it is important that you review them
carefully before using the Services. Your use of the Services indicates that you agree to follow and be
bound by the Terms, which include the Discussion and Submission Guidelines. If you do not agree to the
Terms, do not access or use the Services.
THESE TERMS CONTAIN DISCLAIMERS OF WARRANTIES (SECTION 11) AND DISCLAIMERS OF LIABILITY (SECTION 12).
We may change the Terms or modify any features of the Services at any time at our sole discretion. The most current version of the Terms can be viewed by clicking on the “Terms of Service” link at the bottom of the Services’ home page. If you continue to use the Services after changes are posted you will be deemed to have accepted the change.
As a condition of your access to and use of the Services, you agree that you will not use the Services for any purpose that is unlawful or prohibited by these Terms and that you will comply with all applicable laws and any conditions or restrictions imposed by these terms. The Services are offered for your personal and non-commercial use only, and you are prohibited from using and are expressly not granted the right to use, the Services for any other purpose.
The Services allow you to post content and communicate with others. This content may include text,
images, photographs, audio, video, or material in any other form. You represent that you have read and
agree to abide by the guidelines, which are incorporated by reference into these Terms, and that by
making a submission you are consenting to its display and publication on the Services and in related
online and offline promotional materials, in accordance with the guidelines. We may change or modify
these guidelines at any time.
By posting content on, to, or through the Services, you give us the right to display such content on the Services and through affiliated publications and to distribute such content and use such content for promotional and marketing purposes, pursuant to the terms of the Discussion and Submission Guidelines. Specifically, you provide us with a royalty-free, irrevocable, perpetual, worldwide, exclusive, and fully sublicensable license to use, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish, translate, create derivative works from, incorporate into other works, distribute, perform, display, and otherwise exploit such content, in whole or in part in any form, media or technology now known or later developed.
The Services (including, but not limited to, text, graphics, video, audio content, and computer code)
are protected by copyright as collective works or compilation under the copyright laws of the United
States and other countries. All copyrights in the Services are owned by us or by our third-party
licensors to the extent permitted under the United States Copyright Act and all international copyright
laws. Except for content that you have posted on the Services, or unless expressly authorized by Facts
Only in writing, you are prohibited from publishing, reproducing, distributing, publishing, entering
into a database, displaying, performing, modifying, creating derivative works, transmitting, or in any
way exploiting any part of the Services, except that you may make use of the content for your own
personal use as follows: you may make one machine readable copy and/or print copy that is limited to
occasional articles of personal interest only. To obtain written consent to use a copyrighted work,
please see our Reprints & Permissions section.
Just as Facts Only requires users to respect our copyrights and those of our affiliates and partners, we respect the copyrights of others. If you believe in good faith that your copyrighted work has been reproduced on our site without authorization in a way that constitutes copyright infringement, you may notify our designated copyright agent by mail to [email protected] . Please provide our copyright agent with the following information in writing:
All rights in the product names, company names, trade names, logos, service marks, trade dress, slogans, product packaging, and designs of the Services, whether or not appearing in large print or with the trademark symbol, belong exclusively to Facts Only or its licensors and are protected from reproduction, imitation, dilution, or confusing or misleading uses under national and international trademark and copyright laws. The use or misuse of these trademarks or any materials, except as permitted herein, is expressly prohibited, and nothing stated or implied on the Services confers on you any license or right under any patent or trademark of Facts Only, its affiliates, or any third party.
You may not access or use, or attempt to access or use, the Services to take any action that could harm us or any third party, interfere with the operation of the Services, or use the Services in a manner that violates any laws. For example, and without limitation, you may not:
Violations of these Terms may result in civil or criminal liability. We may investigate violations of these Terms and we may also work with law enforcement authorities to prosecute users who violate the Terms.
To register for certain Services, you will create login credentials by providing an email address to us
and by selecting a username and password. You also provide us certain information during the
registration process, which you agree to keep accurate and updated. Each login is for a single user
only. You are not allowed to share or disclose your login credentials with any other user or person. We
may cancel or suspend your access to the Services if you share your credentials.
You may also sign in to certain Services using your Facebook login information.
You will be responsible for all usage and activity on your account, including use of the account by any third party authorized by you to use your login credentials, and for all charges for any goods or services. You are also responsible for all statements made or materials posted under your account, including liability for harm caused by such statements or materials. You may not transfer, sell, or otherwise assign your rights or obligations under these Terms.
You must be 13 years or older to use the Services. Any fraudulent, abusive, or otherwise illegal activity may be grounds for termination of your account, at our sole discretion, and we may refer you to appropriate law enforcement agencies.
The Services may contain third-party owned content and links to other websites (“Linked Sites”). Facts Only does not endorse, sponsor, recommend, or otherwise accept responsibility for any Linked Sites. In addition, Linked Sites are not under the control of Facts Only, and Facts Only is not responsible for the content or privacy practices of the Linked Sites.
Supplemental Terms. In connection with your use of the Services, you may be asked to consent to policies
or terms and conditions in addition to these Terms. Please read these supplemental policies and terms
carefully before making any use of such portions of the Services. Any supplemental terms will not vary
or replace these Terms regarding any use of the Services, unless otherwise expressly stated.
No Waiver. The failure of Facts Only to enforce any provisions of the Terms or to respond to a breach by you or other parties shall not in any way waive its rights to enforce subsequently any terms or conditions of the Terms or to act with respect with similar breaches.
No Partnership. You agree that no joint venture, partnership, employment, or agency relationship exists between you and Facts Only as a result of these Terms or your access to and use of the Services.
Entire Agreement. Unless otherwise specified herein, the Terms constitute the entire agreement between you and Facts Only and govern your use of the Services. If any portion of the Terms is held invalid or unenforceable, that portion shall be construed in a manner consistent with applicable law to reflect, as nearly as possible, the original intention of the parties, and the remaining portions shall remain in full force and effect.