Last updated on June 27, 2018
This website is owned and operated by Derive Media LLC, a New Jersey company. These provisions apply to all websites owned by Derive Media LLC including – but not necessarily limited to – readderive.com (hereinafter referred to as the “Website").
This Website Usage Agreement ("Agreement") is between a User ("you," "your") and the owners of Derive Media LLC (“we,”, “us”, ”our,” "the company"). Your participation in the use of this website is conditional on your acceptance of the terms and conditions contained in this Agreement. You are deemed to have accepted this Agreement by using the website.
All website users must be at least 18 years old or of necessary age in their country of residence. Use of these Website is at your own risk. We host our Website on a reputable platform and take reasonable efforts to maintain and host the Website. However, we make no explicit representations or warranties as to the safety or your individual use of the Website.
We reserve the right, in our sole discretion, to update or revise this Agreement Your continued use of the site following the posting of any changes to the Agreement constitutes acceptance of those changes. The Agreement govern the use of the Site as well as the purchase of any products or services available through the Site. If you do not wish to be bound by these Terms and Conditions, please do not use the Site.
We reserve the right to refuse service, terminate your right to access or use the Site, remove or edit content, or cancel orders in our sole discretion. If at any time we feel you have violated the Agreement, then we shall immediately terminate your use of our website and any related communications as we deem appropriate. It is within our sole discretion to allow any user’s access of our website, and we may revoke this access at any time without notice.
If you have questions about this site, contact email@example.com.
You agree to comply with all US Federal CAN-SPAM Acts. We have a zero tolerance policy towards SPAM or any user associated with SPAM. If, at our absolute discretion, we establish that you are involved with SPAM in any way including creating, sending, or otherwise distributing SPAM we may immediately terminate your ability to use the website.
TERMS AND CONDITIONS:
Licenses and Access
We grant you a limited, revocable license to access and make personal use of the Site. Any use of the Site or its content that is not expressly authorized herein is prohibited and immediately terminates the license granted herein. Moreover, you are not permitted to: Reproduce, duplicate, copy, sell or otherwise exploit the Site or any image, product listing, product description, price, page layout, page design, trade dress, trademark, logo, copyright or other content ("Site Content") for any purpose, except as expressly provided; Use a robot, spider or data mining or extraction tool or any other process to monitor, extract or copy Site Content (except in the operation or use of internet "search engines," hit counters or similar technology which Derive Media LLC has expressly agreed to, in writing); Use any meta tags, search terms, key terms, or the like that contain the Site's name or trademarks used on the Site; Engage in any activity that interferes with the Site or another user’s information or use of the website; Modify, create derivative works from, reverse engineer, decompile or disassemble any technology used to provide the Site and the products and services offered on the Site; or Assist or encourage any third party in engaging in any activity prohibited by these Terms and Conditions.
You acknowledge that: The content materials and other components (including but not limited to logos, graphics, button icons and page headers) available on the Site are the property of Derive Media LLC and are protected by copyrights, trademarks, service marks or other proprietary rights and laws. If you give feedback to us regarding the Site, for example recommendations for improvements or features, implementation of that feedback is owned by us and may become part of the Site without compensation to you. If you do send us unsolicited ideas, such ideas will be deemed non-confidential, and we will not be required to provide any acknowledgement of their source. We reserve all rights in and to the Site unless we expressly state otherwise.
We urge you to think before you upload, submit or embed content. This agreement permits you to upload to, submit to, or embed on the Derive Media LLC website only photos or other content that you own the copyright to or otherwise have the right to publish. By uploading, submitting, or embedding photos or other content that you do not own the copyright to or do not otherwise have the right to publish, you may subject yourself to legal liability. It is your responsibility to ensure you have adequate rights to publish to the Derive Media LLC website all photos and other content you post.
Derive Media LLC does not claim any ownership rights in the text, files, images, photos, video, sounds, musical works, works of authorship, or any other materials (collectively, "User Content") that you upload to, submit to, or embed on the Derive Media LLC Website. You represent and warrant that you own the User Content posted by you on or through the Derive Media LLC Website or that you otherwise have sufficient right, title and interest in and to such User Content to grant Derive Media LLC the licenses and rights set forth below without violating, infringing or misappropriating the privacy rights, publicity rights, copyrights, contract rights, intellectual property rights or any other rights of any person. You agree to pay for all royalties, fees, and any other monies owing any person by reason of any User Content posted by you to or through the Derive Media LLC Website.
After submitting, posting, uploading, or embedding User Content to the Derive Media LLC Website, you continue to retain such rights in such User Content as you held prior to posting such User Content on the Derive Media LLC Website and you continue to have the right to use your User Content in any way you choose. However, by displaying or publishing ("posting") any User Content on or through the Derive Media LLC Website, you hereby grant to Derive Media LLC a non-exclusive, royalty-free, transferable, sublicensable, worldwide license to use, display, reproduce, adapt, modify (e.g., re-format), re-arrange, and distribute your User Content through any manner, mode of delivery, or media now known or developed in the future. Where possible, photographs used on the Derive Media LLC Website and in any Derive Media LLC publication will include attribution to the photographer and/or copyright holder.
Without this license, Derive Media LLC would be unable to provide the Derive Media LLC Services or its publications. For example, the license you grant to Derive Media LLC is non-exclusive (meaning you are free to license your Content to anyone else in addition to Derive Media LLC), fully-paid and royalty-free (meaning that Derive Media LLC is not required to pay you for the use of the User Content that you post), sublicensable (so that the User Content you post on the Derive Media LLC Website is able to be distributed for wide exposure via Derive Media LLC’s network affiliates; third party content providers; and subcontractors, such as Internet content delivery networks, to provide the Derive Media LLC Services), and worldwide (because the Internet and the Derive Media LLC Services are global in reach).
This license will terminate at the time you remove your User Content from the Derive Media LLC Website except as to any User Content that Derive Media LLC has sublicensed prior to your removal of your User Content from the Derive Media LLC Website, which license shall continue in perpetuity. To remove User Content, please send a request to firstname.lastname@example.org and include a brief description of the item(s) to be removed along with a URL of the item(s) current location on the Derive Media LLC Website. We will remove the item(s) as quickly as possible and in line with our record retention policies.
The Derive Media LLC Services contain Content owned by Derive Media LLC ("Derive Content"). Derive Content is protected by copyright, trademark, patent, trade secret and other laws, and Derive Media LLC owns and retains all rights in the Derive Content and the Derive Media LLC Services. Derive Media LLC hereby grants you a limited, revocable, non-sublicensable license to view the Derive Content (excluding any software code) solely for your personal use in connection with viewing the Derive Media LLC Website and using the Derive Media LLC Services. Without limiting the generality of the foregoing, you agree that you shall not copy, modify, translate, publish, broadcast, transmit, license, sublicense, assign, distribute, perform, display, or sell any Derive Content appearing on or through the Derive Media LLC Services.
The Derive Media LLC Services contain Content of other Users and other Derive Media LLC licensors ("Third Party Content") and you are permitted to access the Third Party Content solely for your personal use in connection with viewing the Derive Media LLC Website and using the Derive Media LLC Services pursuant to the terms contained herein. Without limiting the generality of the foregoing, you agree that you shall not copy, modify, translate, publish, broadcast, transmit, license, sublicense, assign, distribute, perform, display, or sell any Third Party Content appearing on or through the Derive Media LLC Website.
Content Uploaded, Submitted, Embedded
Please choose carefully the User Content that you upload to, submit to, or embed on the Derive Media LLC Website and that you provide to other Users as you are solely responsible for your User Content and for any liability that may result from the User Content you post. You expressly agree that you will not upload to, submit to, or embed on the Derive Media LLC Website any User Content that violates this Agreement or that is contrary to the purposes of the Derive Media LLC Services, that may be offensive, illegal or violate the rights of, harm, or threaten the safety of any person, or that presents any business or individual in a negative light. You further agree that you will not upload to, submit to or embed on the Derive Media LLC Website any photographs or video containing nudity, or obscene, lewd, violent, harassing, libelous, sexually explicit or otherwise objectionable subject matter or any content owned by third parties for which you do not have the right to post, display or publish.
Derive Media LLC does not endorse or guarantee the accuracy, efficacy, or veracity of the User Content posted by you or other Users. You acknowledge that we have no way to monitor all User Content that is uploaded to or embedded on the Derive Media LLC Website and that despite our reasonable efforts to ensure that all User Content is consistent with the purposes of the Derive Media LLC Services, Users may post User Content that contains illegal, inaccurate, libelous, inappropriate, offensive or sexually explicit material, products or services, and Derive Media LLC assumes no responsibility or liability for this material. Derive Media LLC makes no warranties, express or implied, as to any aspect of the User Content uploaded or embedded by you or other Users or to the reliability of the User Content or any material or information that you or other Users transmit to other Users or Visitors via Derive Media LLC Services. If you become aware of any inappropriate User Content on the Derive Media LLC Website or any misuse of Derive Media LLC Services by any person, please contact Derive Media LLC at email@example.com.
Derive Media LLC reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to reject, refuse to post or remove any User Content you provide, or to restrict, suspend, or terminate your access to all or any part of Derive Media LLC Services at any time, for any reason or for no reason, with or without prior notice, and without liability to you or any third party.
Children Under 18
We do not knowingly collect or store personal information from children under the age of 18. If you are under the age of 18, please do not use or provide any information on this Website or on or through any of its features, register on the Website, make any purchases through the Website, use any of the interactive or public comment features of this Website or provide any information about yourself to us, including your name, address, telephone number, email address, or any screen name or user name you may use. If we learn we have collected or received personal information from a child under 18 without parental consent, we will delete that information. If you believe we might have any information from or about a child under 18, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
You represent that all of the information, data and other materials you provide on the Site or to Derive Media LLC through any other means are true, accurate, current and complete. You are responsible for updating and correcting the information you have provided on this Site, as appropriate.
Any communications made through our ‘contact,’ blog, blog comments or other related pages, or directly to our phones or mailing or email addresses is not held privileged or confidential and is subject to viewing and distribution by third parties. We own any and all communications displayed on our Website, servers, comments, emails or other media as allowed by United States law, and will not give credit or pay royalties for unsolicited user-generated content such as blog comments or emails.
We maintain a right to republish any submission in whole or in part as reasonably necessary in the course of our business. You agree not to submit any content or communications that could be illegal or serve an unlawful purpose, including, but not limited to communications that are potentially libelous or maliciously false, obscene, abusive, negligent or otherwise harmful or inappropriate.
You agree to receive email or other electronic communications from us including but not limited to newsletters, site updates, promotion resources, and other announcements and correspondence if you opted in to such email. You agree that all electronically-sent agreements, notices, disclosures and other communications that we provide satisfy any legal requirement that such communications be in writing. You agree to be bound by any agreement reached through electronic communications. We accept no responsibility for the accurate receipt of any such emails and you are responsible for ensuring that your email address is not blocked or impaired in any way, including by ensuring 'white-listing' of our email address.
If you unsubscribe from receiving our emails, you acknowledge and understand that you may no longer receive information or updates from Derive Media LLC, related courses, or any of our other properties.
Links and Affiliates
The Site may contain links to other websites or resources that are operated by third parties not affiliated with Derive Media LLC. These links are provided as a convenience to you and as an additional avenue of access to the information contained therein. We are not responsible or liable for any content, advertising, products or other materials on or available from such sites or resources. Inclusion of links to other sites or resources should not be viewed as an endorsement of the content of linked sites or resources. Different terms and conditions and policies may apply to your use of any linked sites or resources. Derive Media LLC is not responsible or liable, directly or indirectly, for any damage, loss or liability caused or alleged to be caused by or in connection with any use of or reliance on any such content, products or services available on or through any such linked site or resource.
Our websites provide links and pointers to Internet sites maintained by third parties. Such linked sites are not under our control and we are not responsible for the contents (including the accuracy, legality or decency) of any linked site or any material contained in a linked site. We will not be liable for any damages or loss arising in any way out of or in connection with or incidental to any information or third party service provided by any third party.
We reserve the right to link to products or services for which Derive Media LLC earns a commission. A commission, affiliate fee and referral fee are all the same thing for this purpose. We will use reasonable efforts to conspicuously disclose affiliate links in articles, resources and similar communications. We disclaim any and all liability as a result of your purchase through one of these links. You accept express liability for any and all consequences or benefits of clicking the affiliate links contained on the Website or related communications.
We do not necessarily endorse or recommend any of the goods or services advertised on or through our websites. We do not necessarily endorse or recommend any affiliates using our services.
You will indemnify and hold harmless Derive Media LLC from and against any and all fines, penalties, liabilities, losses and other damages of any kind whatsoever (including attorneys’ and experts’ fees), incurred by Derive Media LLC and such parties, and shall defend Derive Media LLC and such parties against any and all claims arising out of (1) your breach of these Terms and Conditions; (2) your breach of the Terms and Conditions; (4) fraud you commit, or your intentional misconduct or gross negligence; or (5) your violation of any applicable U.S. of foreign law or the rights of a third party. Derive Media LLC will control the defense of any claim to which this indemnity may apply, and in any event, you shall not settle any claim without the prior written approval of Derive Media LLC.
Your use of our websites and content is voluntary. You shall indemnify us and our affiliates, distributors, licensors, and agents and all of our and their directors, employees, and agents against, holding all harmless from any and all lawsuits, claims, expenses (including reasonable legal fees), settlements, damages, judgments and the like arising from your use of our websites and content or your failure to maintain the confidentiality or security of your password or access rights.
Limitation of Liability
To the extent legally permitted, in no event shall Derive Media LLC or any of our other properties or our affiliates, distributors, licensors, agents, or any of our or their directors, employees, or agents be liable as a result of your use of our websites or use of this website for direct, indirect, special, incidental, punitive or consequential damages, losses or expenses, including without limitation loss resulting from business disruption, loss of data, lost profits, lost goodwill, or damage to systems or data howsoever arising including without limitation through an action in contract, tort (including negligence) or otherwise, even if we or our affiliates, distributors, licensors, or agents, or any of our or their directors, employees, or agents have been advised of the possibility of such damages.
Some of the products and services available on this site are provided by independent contractors and not agents or employees of Derive Media LLC. Derive Media LLC is not liable for the acts, errors, omissions, representations, warranties, breaches or negligence of any such service providers or for any personal injuries, death, property damage, or other damages or expenses resulting therefrom.You acknowledge and agree that you assume full responsibility for your use of the site, communications with third parties, and purchase and use of the products and services available through this site. You acknowledge and agree that any information you send or receive during your use of the site may not be secure and may be intercepted by unauthorized parties. You acknowledge and agree that your use of the site is at your own risk and that the site is made available to you at no charge. Recognizing such, you acknowledge and agree that, to the fullest extent permitted by applicable law (including, without limitation, consumer protection law), neither Derive Media LLC nor its licensors, suppliers or third party content providers will be liable for any direct, indirect, punitive, exemplary, incidental, special, consequential or other damages arising out of or in any way related to (1) this site, or any other site or resource you access through a link from this site; (2) any action we take or fail to take as a result of communications you send to us; (3) any termination or cancellation of your right to access or use this site; (4) any products or services made available or purchased through this site, including any damages or injury arising from any use of such products or services; (5) any delay or inability to use the site or any information, products or services advertised in or obtained through the site; (6) the modification, removal or deletion of any content submitted or posted on the site; or (7) any use of the site, whether based on contract, tort, strict liability or otherwise, even if Derive Media LLC has been advised of the possibility of damages. This disclaimer applies, without limitation, to any damages or injury arising from any failure of performance, error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation or transmission, computer virus, file corruption, communication-line failure, network or system outage, loss of profits by you, or theft, destruction, unauthorized access to, alteration of, loss or use of any record or data, and any other tangible or intangible loss. You specifically acknowledge and agree that neither Derive Media LLC nor its licensors, suppliers or third party content providers shall be liable for any defamatory, offensive or illegal conduct of any user of the site. Your remedy for any of the above claims or any dispute with Derive Media LLC is to discontinue your use of the site.
Although we endeavor to prevent the introduction of viruses or other malicious code (together, "malicious code") to our website, we do not guarantee or warrant that our website, or any data available therein, do not contain malicious code. We will not be liable for any damages or harm attributable to malicious code. You are responsible for ensuring that the process you employ for accessing our websites does not expose your computer system to the risk of interference or damage from malicious code.
Although we endeavor to protect the security of your contact information, you acknowledge the risk of unauthorized access to (or alteration of) your transmissions or data or of the information contained on your computer system or on our websites. We do not accept responsibility or liability of any nature for any losses you may sustain as a result of such unauthorized access or alteration. All information transmitted to or from you is transmitted at your own risk, and you assume all responsibility and risks arising in relation to your use of this website and the Internet. We do not accept responsibility for any interference or damage to your own computer system which may arise in connection with your accessing of our websites or any outbound hyperlinks. We do our best to take precautions to ensure online shopping and access to our site is secure.
Your use of our website and any associated services may sometimes be subject to interruption or delay. Due to the nature of the Internet and electronic communications, we and our service providers do not make any warranty that our websites or any associated services will be error free, without interruption or delay, or free from defects in design. We will not be liable to you should our websites or the services supplied through our websites become unavailable, interrupted or delayed for any reason.
We make no representation that photographs or other materials on this site are appropriate or available for use, purchase, or shipment to all locations outside the United States. If you are visiting this website from outside the United States you acknowledge that you are doing so of your own initiative and that you agree to comply with any local laws that apply to you.
Our Website and related materials and products are provided for educational/instructional and informational use only. You agree, for yourself and for any related parties that may bring charge on your behalf such as – but not limited to – spouses, representatives, subsidiaries or parent companies, and employees to indemnify and hold harmless Derive Media LLC, and anyone chargeable on their behalf against any and all causes of actions or suits and for any direct or indirect loss or conduct incurred as a result of your use of our Website and any related communications, including as a result of any consequences incurred from technological failures such as a payment processor error(s) or system failure(s) from the beginning of time to the date of this Agreement arising from or relating to your use of said content and or products from the Website.
While we may reference certain results, outcomes or situations on this website, you understand and acknowledge that we make no guarantee as to the accuracy of third party statements contained herein or the likelihood of success for you as a result of these statements or any other statements anywhere on this website. If you have a medical, legal or financial questions, you should consult a medical professional, lawyer or CPA and/or CFP respectively. We expressly disclaim any and all responsibility for any actions or omissions you choose to make as a result of using this Website, related materials, products, courses or the materials contained herein.
By purchasing any products or utilizing any content from Derive Media LLC and the Website, you agree and understand that you are responsible for your results and that results may differ significantly from user to user. Any example on the Website of results obtained by another user as a result of the content or products is for illustration purposes, and is not a representation nor guarantee that the content or product will be yield similar results for you.
The Website is updated on a regular basis and while we try to make accurate statements in a timely and effective manner, we cannot guarantee that all materials and related media contained herein are entirely accurate, complete or up-to-date. You expressly acknowledge and understand that any information or knowledge you gain as a result of using this website is used at your own risk. If you should see any errors or omissions and would like to let us know, please email us at email@example.com.
While we endeavor to ensure that our website content is free from errors, we do not give any warranty or other assurance as to the accuracy, completeness, timeliness or fitness for any particular purpose of the material appearing on Derive Media LLC or any of our other website properties beyond reasonable efforts to maintain the site. To the maximum extent permitted by law, we provide our websites and related information and services on an "as is" basis without any warranties, representations, or guarantees of any kind (whether express, implied, statutory, or otherwise) including but not limited to warranties of non-infringement, merchantability, or fitness for a particular purpose.
Except as otherwise expressly provided in these terms and conditions, or required by applicable law, Derive Media LLC makes no representations, covenants or warranties and offers no other conditions, express or implied, regarding any matter, including, without limitation, the merchantability, suitability, fitness for a particular use or purpose, or non-infringement of Derive Media LLC membership, any content on the sites, or any products or services purchased through Derive Media LLC sites, as well as warranties implied from a course of performance or course of dealing. In certain jurisdictions, the law may not permit the disclaimer of warranties, so the above disclaimer may not apply to you.
Your use of this site is at your sole risk. The site is provided on an “as is” and “as available” basis. We reserve the right to restrict or terminate your access to the site or any feature or part thereof at any time. Derive Media LLC disclaims any warranties that access to the site will be uninterrupted or error-free; that the site will be secure; that the site or the server that makes the site available will be virus-free; or that information on the site will be correct, accurate, adequate, useful, timely, reliable or otherwise complete. If you download any content from this site, you do so at your own discretion and risk. You will be solely responsible for any damage to your computer system or loss of data that results from the download of any such content. No advice or information obtained by you from the site shall create any warranty of any kind.
In certain jurisdictions, the law may not permit the disclaimer of warranties, so the above disclaimer may not apply to you.
Headings are inserted for convenience and shall not affect the construction of this Agreement. The singular includes the plural and vice versa. If any portion of this Agreement is held to be unenforceable, the unenforceable portion shall be construed in accordance with applicable law to the greatest extent possible to reflect the original intentions of the parties, and the remainder of the provisions shall remain in full force and effect. If any provision in this Agreement shall be held by a court of competent jurisdiction to be contrary to law, that provision shall be changed and interpreted so as to best accomplish the objectives of the original provision to the fullest extent allowed by law, and the remaining provisions in this Agreement will remain in full force and effect.
The information contained herein constitutes the entire agreement between the Website’s users and our company relating to the use of the Website. This Agreement supersedes any existing communications or Agreements, and is the full extent of the agreement between the parties.
Any waiver by us of a breach of or right under this Agreement will not constitute a waiver of any other or subsequent breach or right.
Updates and Amendments
We reserve the right to amend this Agreement as needed from time to time. You are bound by any changes made to this Agreement and your continued use of this website and materials will be regarded as acceptance by you of any changes to this Agreement.
Law and Jurisdiction
This Agreement is governed by and construed in accordance with United States law and the laws of the state of New Jersey. Any dispute arising out of or related to the information contained herein is subject to adjudication in Salem County, New Jersey.
The owner of this website is Derive Media LLC. Our email address is firstname.lastname@example.org. Please contact us directly for any technical issues.