Terms of Use

The Web pages available at ShutHerUpWithChocolate.com and all linked pages (“Site”), are owned and operated by Hunsford Designs (“Hunsford”), a US company, and is accessed by you (“User”) under the following terms and conditions:

Access to the Services

Subject to the terms and conditions of this Agreement, ShutHerUpWithChocolate.com may offer to provide certain services, as described more fully on the Site, and which are selected by User through the process provided on the Site (“Services”), solely for User’s own use, and not for the use or benefit of any third party. Services shall include, but not be limited to, ShutHerUpWithChocolate.com feeds. ShutHerUpWithChocolate.com may change, suspend or discontinue the Services at any time, including the availability of any feature, database, or content. ShutHerUpWithChocolate.com may also impose limits on certain features and services or restrict User’s access to parts or all of the Services without notice or liability. ShutHerUpWithChocolate.com reserves the right, at its discretion, to modify this User Agreement at any time by posting a notice on the Site, or by sending User a notice via email or postal mail. User shall be responsible for reviewing and becoming familiar with any such modifications. Use of the Services by User following such notification constitutes User’s acceptance of the terms and conditions of this User Agreement as modified.

User certifies to ShutHerUpWithChocolate.com that if User is an individual (i.e., not a corporation) User is at least 13 years of age. User also certifies that it is legally permitted to use the Services and access the Site, and takes full responsibility for the selection and use of the Services and access of the Site. This Agreement is void where prohibited by law, and the right to access the Site is revoked in such jurisdictions.

User shall be responsible for obtaining and maintaining any equipment or ancillary services needed to connect to, access the Site or otherwise use the Services, including, without limitation, modems, hardware, software, and long distance or local telephone service. User shall be responsible for ensuring that such equipment or ancillary services are compatible with the Services.

Site Content

The Site and its contents may only be used in accordance with the terms of this Agreement. All materials displayed or performed on the Site (including, but not limited to text, graphics, articles, photographs, images, illustrations, audio clips and video clips, also known as the “Content”) are protected by copyright. User shall abide by all copyright notices, information, and restrictions contained in any Content accessed through the Services.

ShutHerUpWithChocolate.com requests that, according to standard academic practice, if a User uses the Service for any research that results in an article, a book, or other publication, the User lists ShutHerUpWithChocolate.com as a resource in User’s bibliography.

User acknowledges and agrees that if User uses any of the Services to contribute Content to the Site (i.e. contributes articles), ShutHerUpWithChocolate.com is hereby granted a non-exclusive, worldwide, royalty-free, transferable right to fully exploit such Content (including all related intellectual property rights) and to allow others to do so. User warrants, represents and agrees that it will not contribute any Content that is infringing, libelous, defamatory, obscene, pornographic, abusive, offensive or otherwise violates any law or right of any third party. ShutHerUpWithChocolate.com reserves the right to remove any Content from the Site at any time, for any reason (including, but not limited to, upon receipt of claims or allegations from third parties or authorities relating to such Content or if ShutHerUpWithChocolate.com is concerned that User may have breached the immediately preceding sentence), or for no reason at all.

Restrictions

User is responsible for all of its activity in connection with the Services and accessing the Site. Any fraudulent, abusive, or otherwise illegal activity may be grounds for termination of Users right to Services or to access the Site. User may not post or transmit, or cause to be posted or transmitted, any communication or solicitation designed or intended to obtain password, account, or private information from any ShutHerUpWithChocolate.com user.

Use of the Site or Services to violate the security of any computer network, crack passwords or security encryption codes, transfer or store illegal material including that which are deemed threatening or obscene, or engage in any kind of illegal activity is expressly prohibited.

Warranty Disclaimer

ShutHerUpWithChocolate.com has no special relationship with or fiduciary duty to User. User acknowledges that ShutHerUpWithChocolate.com has no control over, and no duty to take any action regarding: which users gain access to the Site; what Content User accesses via the Site; what effects the Content may have on User; how User may interpret or use the Content; or what actions User may take as a result of having been exposed to the Content. User releases ShutHerUpWithChocolate.com from all liability for User having acquired or not acquired Content through the Site. The Site may contain, or direct User to sites containing, information that some people may find offensive or inappropriate. ShutHerUpWithChocolate.com makes no representations concerning any content contained in or accessed through the Site, and ShutHerUpWithChocolate.com will not be responsible or liable for the accuracy, copyright compliance, legality or decency of material contained in or accessed through the Site. THE SERVICES, CONTENT, SITE AND ANY SOFTWARE ARE PROVIDED ON AN “AS IS” BASIS, WITHOUT WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE OR NON-INFRINGEMENT. SOME STATES DO NOT ALLOW LIMITATIONS ON HOW LONG AN IMPLIED WARRANTY LASTS, SO THE ABOVE LIMITATIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO USER.

Registration and Security

As a condition to using certain Services, User may be required to register with ShutHerUpWithChocolate.com and select a password and User name (“ShutHerUpWithChocolate.com User ID”). User shall provide ShutHerUpWithChocolate.com with accurate, complete, and updated registration information. Failure to do so shall constitute a breach of this Agreement, which may result in immediate termination of User’s account. User may not (i) select or use as a ShutHerUpWithChocolate.com User ID a name of another person with the intent to impersonate that person; or (ii) use as a ShutHerUpWithChocolate.com User ID a name subject to any rights of a person other than User without appropriate authorization. ShutHerUpWithChocolate.com reserves the right to refuse registration of, or cancel a ShutHerUpWithChocolate.com User ID in its discretion. User shall be responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of User’s ShutHerUpWithChocolate.com password.

Indemnity

User will indemnify and hold ShutHerUpWithChocolate.com, its parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, officers and employees, harmless, including costs and attorneys’ fees, from any claim or demand made by any third party due to or arising out of User’s access to the Site, use of the Services, the violation of this Agreement by User, or the infringement by User, or any third party using the User’s account, of any intellectual property or other right of any person or entity.]

Limitation of Liability

IN NO EVENT SHALL SHUTHERUPWITHCHOCOLATE.COM BE LIABLE WITH RESPECT TO THE SITE OR THE SERVICES (I) FOR ANY AMOUNT IN THE AGGREGATE IN EXCESS OF THE FEES PAID BY USER THEREFOR; OR (II) FOR ANY INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, PUNITIVE, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES OF ANY KIND WHATSOEVER. SOME STATES DO NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OR LIMITATION OF INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, SO THE ABOVE LIMITATIONS AND EXCLUSIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO USER.

Third Party Ad Servers

We and our advertisers may use third parties to serve or present the ads that appear on our site and to conduct research about the advertisements.

Other Guidelines

User Registration

Registration allows users to setup their own profile, upload an avatar, and create their own posts. The following guidelines have been established:

  • Do not include a brand name, website URL, or other self-promotional text in the “Display Name” or “Username” fields. Users have the opportunity to list their website (as a clickable link) in their profile.

Failure to do so will result in editing of the display name by ShutHerUpWithChocolate.com administrators.

Commenting

In order to make comments useful and engaging – there are a number of guidelines that users must follow:

  • Do not attempt to promote, sell, or advertise any product or service.
  • Do not request or post material that may infringe copyright.
  • Do not threaten, defame, or harass, or post offensive material.
  • Keep comments on-topic and relevant to the post.
  • Don’t be rude.

Failure to follow these guidelines will result in removal of the comment. Continual abuse of these rules will result in banning of the commenter.

Syndication Terms of Use

ShutHerUpWithChocolate.com content is supplied as an RSS feed. This may be syndicated provided the following guidelines are followed.

  • Internal links in the post must not be altered or removed.
  • Each syndicated post must link back to the original post on ShutHerUpWithChocolate.com.