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Terms of Service Agreement

By using this site, you acknowledge and agree to be bound to the terms as set forth below. This site reserves the right to modify the terms at any time.

All content (including without limitation any pictures, logos, images and text) appearing on the website is the property of Geri L. Dreiling or her licensors, assignees or suppliers and is protected by copyright under the copyright laws of the United States and/or other countries.

You agree not to use, display, reproduce, retransmit, modify, distribute, disseminate, sell, publish, create derivative works of, broadcast, circulate, display or in any way exploit any such content (including any copyrighted material, trademarks, or other proprietary information), in whole or in part, whether by e-mail or by any other means, for any purpose other than for your personal, non-commercial use as set forth herein.

Unless otherwise indicated, all names, graphics, designs, logos, page headers, button icons, scripts, commercial markings, trade dress, and service names included in the website are trademarks of Geri L. Dreiling or its licensors, sponsors or suppliers (collectively, the “Trademarks”) and are protected by the trademark laws of the United States and/or other countries. The Trademarks may not be used in any manner that is likely to cause confusion to, or in any manner that disparages or discredits, Geri L. Dreiling.

This site and/or third parties may provide links to other websites of possible interest to you. Because we have no control over unaffiliated websites, you acknowledge and agree that we are not responsible for the availability of such websites and do not endorse and are not responsible or liable for any content, advertising, services, products, or other materials on or available from such websites. You also acknowledge and agree that Geri L. Dreiling shall not be responsible or liable, directly or indirectly, for any damage or loss caused or alleged to be caused by or in connection with the use of or reliance on any content, advertising, services, products, or other materials on or available from such websites. All such websites shall be subject to the policies and procedures of the owner of such websites.

Geri L. Dreiling does not make any representation or warranty as to the accuracy, correctness, completeness or usefulness of any content appearing on the website. Geri L. Dreiling does not endorse any opinion, advice or statement contained in a submission.

Under no circumstances will Geri L. Dreiling or her licensors or assignees be liable for any loss or damage caused by your reliance on content obtained through the website or caused by the conduct of visitors to the website. Geri L. Dreiling makes no representation or warranty of any kind to you, either express or implied and specifically disclaims any implied warranties of title, non-infringement, merchantability, and fitness for a particular purpose.

You acknowledge and agree that this terms of service agreement shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the internal laws of the State of Missouri, excluding conflict of laws provisions thereof that would indicate the application of the laws of any other jurisdiction and you hereby submit to exclusive jurisdiction in the federal and state courts of Missouri. You agree to receive service of process through e-mail, certified mail or by other means sanctioned by law, and you expressly waive any claim of improper venue and any claim that such courts are an inconvenient forum.

If any provision of this terms of service agreement is held to be invalid or unenforceable, such provision shall be struck and the remaining provisions shall be enforced. You agree that this agreement may be automatically assigned by Geri L. Dreiling, in her sole discretion, to a third party. Our failure to act with respect to a breach by you or others does not waive our right to act with respect to subsequent or similar breaches.

Privacy Policy

This site supports the privacy of its readers. Our data protection and privacy policy are outlined below. Third-party sites you access through this are not subject to this privacy policy.

When you register for any of our RSS feeds, email newsletters, or other subscriptions, we may collect personal details about you.

Personal information such as your name, address, and email address may be collected on our registration and order forms.

When you visit the site, we also collect website usage information and information about your computer and internet connection, including your computer’s IP address, the type and version of browser and operating system you use, your internet domain and, if you arrived at this website via a link from another website, the URL of the linking page.

We may use this information to:

  • personalize the content and advertising you will see based on your personal characteristics or preferences
  • notify you of relevant new products and features if you opt in to receiving such information
  • notify you of promotions if you opt in to receiving such information
  • ensure, as far as is practical, that our site is compatible with the browsers and operating systems used by most of our visitors

We may also use the information for in-house research to:

  • improve our understanding of our readers’ needs
  • build marketing profiles
  • aid strategic development
  • manage our relationship with advertisers

The results of all such research and analysis will be presented anonymously and will not reveal any personal facts about individual readers.

Registration and order forms may provide you with a series of choices regarding promotional activity and other forms of communication with you.

Cookies, a small file which is placed on the user’s hard drive during a visit to this site, are used. This file allows the user to move quickly and easily around our site. It is used to identify returning users and to identify subscribers. We also use a cookie to track a user’s sessions. We use this information to find out what site features are most popular. We also use cookies and the information we collect to show you relevant content and advertising.

This site uses reputable third parties to deliver the emails you will receive from our site if you subscribe to our email newsletters or have chosen to receive information about products and offers. These third parties use unique identifiers and invisible images (often called “pixel tags” or “clear GIFs”) to perform message open sensing, message format sensing, and click through sensing on behalf of this site in order to bring you more relevant information.

Content and some ad services in these emails are provided by this site or a third party ad server.

We use a third-party advertising company to serve ads when you visit this site. This company may use information (not including your name, address, email address or telephone number) about your visit to this site in order to provide advertisements about goods and services that may be of interest to you. In the course of serving advertisements to this site, our third-party advertiser may place or recognize a unique “cookie” on your browser.

We link to product and service vendors using affiliate links. These affiliate programs may use information (not including your name, address, email address or telephone number) about your visit from this site in order to track any sales or activities you perform on their site using a unique “cookie” on your browser.

Due to changes in legislation and best practice or enhancements to functionality and content, we may make changes to our privacy policy at any time.

FTC Disclosures

To offset the cost of providing a free website, this site:

  • Accepts banner advertising from product and service vendors
  • Runs Google Adsense ads
  • Incorporates affiliate text links from Amazon.com that pay a small commission when readers buy from the affiliate vendors using the affiliate links
  • Will not review or endorse products or services in exchange for compensation without disclosing the sponsorship, payment or other compensation
  • Will disclose when a free review sample of a product or service has been provided

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