PLEASE READ THESE TERMS & CONDITIONS OF USE CAREFULLY BEFORE USING THIS SITE. IF YOU DO NOT ACCEPT THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS STATED HEREIN, DO NOT USE THE SITE.

THIS IS A LEGALLY BINDING CONTRACT BETWEEN YOU AND CHANGING STUFF. THESE TERMS SUPERSEDE AND REPLACE ANY PRIOR AGREEMENTS OR ARRANGEMENTS. YOU REPRESENT AND WARRANT THAT YOU HAVE THE LEGAL CAPACITY TO ENTER INTO THIS AGREEMENT.

Introduction

Changing Stuff provides information and commentary for personal, non-commercial, and informational purposes. Changing Stuff does not guarantee that accessing this site is legal in your geographic location. You are responsible for understanding and abiding by the laws of your jurisdiction, including without limitation, exiting the Site if it violates such laws.

All information on this site is for news and informational purposes only and is not intended to be used in any direct or indirect violation of local, state, federal or international law(s).

Any use of information and commentary which may be construed as advice is acted upon at a user’s sole discretion and this Site is not liable for any losses or damages incurred either directly or indirectly. You must use your best judgment when reading and applying information you find online, whatever the source.

Intellectual Property

Changing Stuff, including without limitation, its name, logo, and content provided on the Site, are the sole intellectual property of Changing Stuff and Kristy Meade, and may not be used or exploited without the express and advance written notice of Changing Stuff. No portion of title to this intellectual property is transferred to you through the use of Changing Stuff.

Notice and Procedure for Making Claims under the Digital Millennium Copyright Act
The Digital Millennium Copyright Act of the United States applies to copyright owners who believe that their rights under the United States Copyright Act have been infringed on the Internet. If you believe this Site has infringed on your copyright, you may provide notice of your claim through the Contact form, where it will be directed to the Designated Agent. For your notice to be effective, it must include the following information: 
(1) A physical or electronic signature of a person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed;
(2) A description of the copyrighted work that you claim has been infringed upon;
(3) A description of where the material that you claim is infringing is located on this Website;
(4) Information reasonably sufficient to permit the service provider to contact the complaining party, such as address, telephone number, and, if available, an e-mail address at which the complaining party may be contacted;
(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; and
(6) A statement that the information in the notification is accurate and under penalty of perjury, that the complaining party is authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed.

1. Terms & Conditions of Use

You may freely browse publicly available pages on this Site. You may sign up for a free newsletter which will be sent to your email inbox. The newsletter is optional and you need not register to use the Site.

By registering for email news and alerts, you hereby warrant and represent to Changing Stuff that you are over the age of majority in your jurisdiction. You further agree that you have read our Privacy Policy. If you do NOT agree to be bound by these Terms & Conditions then you should leave this Site immediately.

IF YOU ARE DISSATISFIED WITH ANY OF CHANGING STUFF’S MATERIAL OR WITH ANY OF OUR TERMS & CONDITIONS, YOUR SOLE AND EXCLUSIVE REMEDY IS TO DISCONTINUE USING CHANGING STUFF, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION, UNSUBSCRIBING FROM EMAIL COMMUNICATIONS FROM CHANGING STUFF.

If you do not agree with these terms, then you should NOT sign up for emails.

2. Email Newsletter

To register, you will need to provide your Name and a Valid Email Address.

Upon registration a confirmation email will be sent to the email address you provided along with a registration confirmation link. To complete the registration, you will need to click on the confirmation link (or copy and paste the URL into your browser) to confirm your interest in receiving our emails.

IF YOU DID NOT RECEIVE A CONFIRMATION LINK FROM CHANGING STUFF PLEASE CHECK YOUR SPAM FOLDER AND ADD US TO YOUR SAFE SENDERS LIST.

3. Membership and Paid Services.

From time to time, Changing Stuff may make certain products and services available for a fee. These will require you to create a membership account and/or provide personal information. Those services of Changing Stuff which require you to create an account to participate or secure additional benefits require that you provide and maintain accurate, current and complete information, including your contact information for notices and other communications from us and your payment information.  You agree not to impersonate or misrepresent your affiliation with any person or entity, including using another person’s username, password or other account information, or another person’s name or likeness, or provide false details for a parent or guardian.  You agree that we may take steps to verify the accuracy of information you provide.

We have adopted and implemented a policy that provides for the termination, in appropriate circumstances, of the accounts of users who are repeat infringers of copyright.  In addition, we may suspend or terminate your account and your ability to use Changing Stuff if you engage in, encourage or advocate for illegal conduct, or if you fail to comply with these terms or any supplemental terms.

You are responsible for taking reasonable steps to maintain the confidentiality of your username and password, and you are responsible for all activities under your account that you can reasonably control.  You agree to promptly notify us of any unauthorized use of your username, password or other account information, or of any other breach of security that you become aware of involving your account or Changing Stuff.

Please refer to our Privacy Policy for more information regarding the use of your information.

4. Reserved Rights
We reserve the right to refuse access to the Site at any time, without explanation or notice.

We reserve the right to impose additional terms and conditions for specific promotions, products, services, and at any other time as a condition of use of this Site and/or such specific promotion, product, or service.

5. Improper use of information.

Prohibitions: You shall not copy, modify, reformat, download, store, reproduce, reprocess, transmit or redistribute any data found herein or use such data in a commercial enterprise, without obtaining the prior written consent from Changing Stuff.

6. Information Provided
We have taken reasonable measures to ensure the accuracy of the information on the Site, but cannot guarantee its accuracy and shall not be held liable for any loss or damage which may arise directly or indirectly from the content or your inability to access the website, for any delay in or failure of the transmission or the receipt of any information sent through this website.

7. Reliance on Information

While we make every effort to pass on accurate information from a variety of online and print sources, we do not independently verify the accuracy of data provided to us, and hereby disclaim any obligation to do so. We expressly disclaim the accuracy, adequacy or completeness of any data so provided and shall not be liable for any errors, omissions, or other defects in, delays or interruptions in such data or for any decisions or actions taken in reliance thereon. We will not be liable for any damages relating to your use of the information provided on this Site, and you should verify all information provided herein with third party resources. All data and information is provided “as is” for informational purposes only.

9. Limitation of Liability
CHANGING STUFF IS PROVIDED “AS IS” AND “AS AVAILABLE.”  WE DISCLAIM ALL CONDITIONS, REPRESENTATIONS AND WARRANTIES NOT EXPRESSLY SET OUT IN THESE TERMS.

WE SHALL NOT BE LIABLE TO YOU FOR INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, INCLUDING LOST PROFITS AND PROPERTY DAMAGE, EVEN IF WE WERE ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES, NOR SHALL WE BE HELD LIABLE FOR DELAY OR FAILURE IN PERFORMANCE OR YOUR RELIANCE ON INFORMATION OBTAINED FROM CHANGING STUFF.  IN NO EVENT SHALL OUR TOTAL LIABILITY TO YOU FOR ALL DAMAGES, LOSSES AND CAUSES OF ACTION EXCEED FIVE HUNDRED U.S. DOLLARS (US $250).

THESE DISCLAIMERS AND LIMITATIONS DO NOT AFFECT YOUR RIGHTS AS A CONSUMER OR PURPORT TO LIMIT LIABILITY THAT CANNOT BE EXCLUDED UNDER THE LAW IN YOUR USUAL PLACE OF RESIDENCE.

10. Other Terms & Conditions
We do not allow uses of Changing Stuff that are commercial or business-related, or that advertise or offer to sell products or services (whether or not for profit), or that solicit others (including solicitations for contributions or donations).  You agree not to knowingly or recklessly introduce a virus or other harmful component, or otherwise tamper with, impair or damage Changing Stuff or connected network, or interfere with any person or entity’s use or enjoyment of the same. 

When accessing Changing Stuff through a mobile network, your provider’s standard fees and limitations on data use apply, at your sole expense.

These terms may be supplemented from time, and incorporate by reference the terms set forth in the Privacy Policy, which forms an integral part of the Terms & Conditions of Use.

11. Application and Construction

Severability: 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.

Survival: The provisions of these terms which by their nature should survive the termination of these terms shall survive such termination.

Waiver: No waiver of any provision of these terms by us shall be deemed a further or continuing waiver of such provision or any other provision, and our failure to assert any right or provision under these terms shall not constitute a waiver of such right or provision.