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American Preppers Network TERMS OF USE

PLEASE READ VERY CAREFULLY THESE TERMS OF USE BEFORE READING, COMMENTING ON, DOWNLOADING, COPYING, REPRODUCING, ALTERING MATERIALS OF ANY KIND, SUBSCRIBING TO, AND LINKING TO (COLLECTIVELY "USING") THESE BLOGS/FORUMS. USING THESE BLOGS/FORUMS INDICATES THAT YOU ACCEPT THESE TERMS OF USE. IF YOU DO NOT ACCEPT THESE TERMS OF USE, PLEASE DO NOT USE THESE BLOGS/FORUMS

Introduction. This agreement ("Agreement") between You and American Preppers Network ("American Preppers Network"), The Blog Author(s) ("the Author(s)"), and our Forum Moderators ("Moderators"), or collectively referred to as "We", consists of these American Preppers Networks Blogs/Forums (the "the Blogs/Forums") Terms of Use ("Terms"). "You", "Reader", "forum member", "Commenter means any entity identified by its comments, e-mail, forum postings, registration information or IP address. If you use these Blogs/Forums on behalf of your employer, organization or company, they shall also be bound by the terms of this Agreement.

Blog/Forum Content. All information and data on these blogs/forums is intended as informational and entertainment purposes only and in no way should be considered to be expert or professional advice of any kind. These are opinions and should be treated as such. You are solely responsible for the use or misuse of any information contained on these sites. We make no representations as to accuracy, completeness, currentness, suitability, or validity of information on these sites and the We will not be liable for any errors, omissions, or delays in this information or any losses, injuries, or damages arising from it's display or use. All information is provided on an as-is basis. Although we work closely together and share common goals, American Preppers Network Authors and Forum Moderators are volunteers, and are not employees. Also, there are other independent authors and commenters who sometimes contribute to the American Preppers Network Blogs/Forums. Any disputes with issues of copyright infringement, faulty information etc... should be directed to the original author. We will not accept liability from postings of Authors, guest authors, forum members, or commenters. If you are an Author and find any violations of copyright through any cross-postings, please contact the administrators and your article will be removed immediately at your request. For our complete copyright policy page please visit the following link: page.php?p=copyright

Comment policy. Neither American Preppers Network, its Authors, nor its Moderators are responsible for the content of any comments made by the Commenter(s). We are also not responsible for knowing whether the content of Your comment is breaking the law in other countries or jurisdictions. These Blogs/Forums are a venue for discussion; therefore, the Authors will not delete critical comments, or comments portraying a different opinion from the Author’s own. However, the Authors and Moderators reserve the right to edit, delete, or not publish a comment if it is deemed to be potentially illegal (this includes, but it is not limited to comments containing hateful, libelous, and defamatory content), or that we deem to be of extreme bad taste or off topic to the discussion. All comments on these Blogs/Forums have to be written in English unless a section for your native language has been provided. Please do not endanger Yourself or break the law when you comment. Comments intending to advertise and/or off-topic (”SPAM“) will be deleted. We also reserve the right to block Commenter(s) who have previously published offensive comments, illegal content, or SPAM. Please See our Anti-Spam Policy http://americanpreppersnetwork.net/viewtopic.php?f=564&t=2758">Anti-Spam%20Policy

Trolling/Flaming Trolling and flaming are strictly prohibited from the forum. Posts that are deemed to be intentional to troll will be removed by our moderators. Our moderators will attempt to notify the offender. Offenders who refuse to cease and desist or who respond to the request belligerently will be banned from the forum for 2 weeks. Some exceptions will be granted in our "Free-For-All" section.

For a definition of trolling go here: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Troll_%28Internet%29
For a definition of flaming go here: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Flaming_%28Internet%29

A WORD ABOUT FREE SPEECH
Free speech is protected under most national laws. This protection is intended to allow people to freely express their opinions (with some restrictions regarding hate crimes and other issues) in a public place without fear of reprisal or oppression.
This however, is NOT a public place. It is a privately owned website, and therefore free speech does not apply. As an example, how would you react to a teenager who swears in your home and claims censorship when told to stop this behavior? The same principal applies here.

Banners, Links, text, images, Etc...
The APN and it's moderators do our best to vet each banner, link and image that is placed on our sites. However, due to the social networking nature of our forums it is impossible to review each and every link and article posted on our sites including but not limited to trolling and spam links. By using our forums you agree to not hold APN liable for any third party links, images, or banners that are placed on our sites by our members. Also, as a user, you understand that any link, banner, text, or image that is placed on our site without express written permission may at anytime be removed by APN management for any reason whatsoever. The APN also reserves the right to deny requests for banner or link placement for any reason whatsoever, including but not limited to images, texts, or links that link to sites that we deem to be extremist in nature, pornographic, racially motivated, anti-government, or that we deem to be of bad taste and off topic to the message of our forum.

No Warranty or Condition; Links. Neither American Preppers Network, its Authors, nor its Moderators make ANY WARRANTY OF ANY KIND. If you choose to access these Blogs/Forums, you do so AT YOUR OWN RISK. To the extent links and external content are based on or displayed in connection with these Blogs/Forums, AMERICAN PREPPERS NETWORK SHALL NOT HAVE ANY LIABILITY IN CONNECTION WITH THE DISPLAY OF SUCH LINKS AND SEARCH RESULTS, whether this external content is breaking the law in this or other jurisdictions. YOU AGREE TO USE THESE BLOGS/FORUMS AT YOUR OWN RISK, and that You will not consider the Blog’s/Forums content to be a suitable substitute for professional advice.

Limitations of Liability. IN NO EVENT SHALL AMERICAN PREPPERS NETWORK, BE LIABLE UNDER THIS AGREEMENT FOR ANY DAMAGES OR LOSSES. Each party acknowledges that the other party has entered into this Agreement relying on the limitations of liability stated herein and that those limitations are an essential part of the Agreement. Without limiting the foregoing, American preppers network, shall not have any liability for any failure or delay resulting from any condition beyond the reasonable control of the Author, including but not limited to governmental action, labor conditions, power failures, natural and/or man-made disasters. American Preppers Network is not liable for the content of any comments the Commenter or forum members might leave on these blogs/forums (see Comment policy).

Obligation to Indemnify. You agree to indemnify, defend and hold American Preppers Network, the Authors, its agents, and applicable third parties (collectively “Indemnified Person(s)“) harmless from and against any and all third party claims, liability, loss, and expense (including damage awards, settlement amounts, and reasonable legal fees, brought against any Indemnified Person(s), arising out of, related to or which may arise from Your use of the Blog and/or Your breach of any term of this Agreement.

Applicable Laws; Venue. American Preppers Network operates these Blogs/Forums from Idaho, United States, and makes no representations that materials in the Blogs/Forums are appropriate or available for use in other locations. Access to the Blogs/Forums from any location where the content is illegal is prohibited. Any claim related to the use of the Blogs/Forums or to the Blogs/Forums materials shall be governed by the laws of the state of Idaho. Any action related to the access, use, content, or existence of these Blogs/Forums shall be filed only in the appropriate court located within Idaho. The use of these Blogs/Forums constitutes Your express permission and consent to the jurisdiction of the state and/or federal courts of the state of Idaho for purposes of such actions.

Legal notices and Contact information. If You are intending to carry out legal action of any kind against American Preppers Network or the Author(s), you are required to make contact with American Preppers Network or the Author(s) SEVEN BUSINESS DAYS before any legal claim is made. Please remember that the Author(s) mean to DO NO HARM to You or anyone else by writing these Blogs/Forums. If You feel that your rights have been infringed, please contact American Preppers Network or the Author(s), and allow seven business days for the reply to be received. American Preppers Network and the Author(s) will do whatever possible to address Your concerns.

Forum. In addition these Terms of Use, by using our forum you also agree to the Forum Registration Agreement http://americanpreppersnetwork.net/ucp.php?mode=register

Classified postings. When posting Classified articles you also agree to the the Prepper Classifieds Disclaimer http://americanpreppersnetwork.net/page.php?p=prepper-classifieds-disclaimer&sid=a40bf1196c77f8a1c14ad610209734de


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