If you require any more information or have any questions about our Terms of Service, please feel free to contact us by email at support@masculinityrising.com.

Introduction

These terms of service govern your use of this website; by using this website, you accept these terms of service in full and without reservation. If you disagree with these terms of service or any part of these terms of service, you must not use this website (http://masculinityrising.com) herein referred to as Masculinity Rising.

You must be at least 18 [eighteen] years of age to use this website. By using this website and by agreeing to these terms of service, you warrant and represent that you are at least 18 years of age.

License to Use Website

Unless otherwise stated, Masculinity Rising and/or its licensors own the intellectual property rights published on this website and materials used on Masculinity Rising. Subject to the license below, all these intellectual property rights are reserved.

You may view, download for caching purposes only, and print pages, files, or other content from the website for your own personal use, subject to the restrictions set out below and elsewhere in these terms of service.

You must not, without Masculinity Rising’s express written consent:

  • republish material from this website in neither print nor digital media or documents (including republication on another website);
  • sell, rent or sub-license material from the website;
  • show any material from the website in public;
  • reproduce, duplicate, copy, or otherwise exploit material on this website for a commercial purpose;
  • edit or otherwise modify any material on the website;
  • redistribute material from this website – except for content specifically and expressly made available for redistribution; or
  • republish or reproduce any part of this website through the use of iframes or screenscrapers.

Where content is specifically made available for redistribution, it may only be redistributed within your organization.

Acceptable Use

You must not use this website in any way that causes, or may cause, damage to the website, or impairment of the availability or accessibility of Masculinity Rising, or in any way which is unlawful, illegal, fraudulent or harmful, or in connection with any unlawful, illegal, fraudulent or harmful purpose or activity.

You must not use this website to copy, store, host, transmit, send, use, publish, or distribute any material which consists of (or is linked to) any spyware, computer virus, Trojan horse, worm, keystroke logger, rootkit, or other malicious computer software.

You must not conduct any systematic or automated data collection activities on or in relation to this website without Masculinity Rising’s express written consent.

This includes:

  • scraping
  • data mining
  • data extraction
  • data harvesting
  • ‘framing’ (iframes)
  • article ‘spinning’

You must not use this website or any part of it to transmit or send unsolicited commercial communications.

You must not use this website for any purposes related to marketing without the express written consent of Masculinity Rising.

Restricted Access

Access to certain areas of this website is restricted. Masculinity Rising reserves the right to restrict access to certain areas of this website, or at our discretion, this entire website. Masculinity Rising may change or modify this policy without notice.

If Masculinity Rising provides you with a user ID and password to enable you to access restricted areas of this website or other content or services, you must ensure that the user ID and password are kept confidential. You alone are responsible for your password and user ID security..

Masculinity Rising may disable your user ID and password at Masculinity Rising’s sole discretion without notice or explanation.

User Content

In these terms of service, “your user content” means material (including without limitation text, images, audio material, video material, and audio-visual material) that you submit to this website, for whatever purpose.

You grant to Masculinity Rising a worldwide, irrevocable, non-exclusive, royalty-free license to use, reproduce, adapt, publish, translate, and distribute your user content in any existing or future media. You also grant to Masculinity Rising the right to sub-license these rights, and the right to bring an action for infringement of these rights.

Your user content must not be illegal or unlawful, must not infringe any third party’s legal rights, and must not be capable of giving rise to legal action whether against you or Masculinity Rising or a third party (in each case under any applicable law).

You must not submit any user content to the website that is or has ever been the subject of any threatened or actual legal proceedings or other similar complaint.

Masculinity Rising reserves the right to edit or remove any material submitted to this website, or stored on the servers of Masculinity Rising, or hosted or published upon this website.

Masculinity Rising’s rights under these terms of service in relation to user content, Masculinity Rising does not undertake to monitor the submission of such content to, or the publication of such content on, this website.

No Warranties

This website is provided “as is” without any representations or warranties, express or implied. Masculinity Rising makes no representations or warranties in relation to this website or the information and materials provided on this website.

Without prejudice to the generality of the foregoing paragraph, Masculinity Rising does not warrant that:

  • this website will be constantly available, or available at all; or
  • the information on this website is complete, true, accurate, or non-misleading.

Nothing on this website constitutes, or is meant to constitute, advice of any kind. If you require advice in relation to any legal, financial, or medical matter you should consult an appropriate professional.

Limitations of Liability

Masculinity Rising will not be liable to you (whether under the law of contact, the law of torts, or otherwise) in relation to the contents of, or use of, or otherwise in connection with, this website:

  • to the extent that the website is provided free-of-charge, for any direct loss;
  • for any indirect, special or consequential loss; or
  • for any business losses, loss of revenue, income, profits or anticipated savings, loss of contracts or business relationships, loss of reputation or goodwill, or loss or corruption of information or data.

These limitations of liability apply even if Masculinity Rising has been expressly advised of the potential loss.

Exceptions

Nothing in this website disclaimer will exclude or limit any warranty implied by law that it would be unlawful to exclude or limit; and nothing in this website disclaimer will exclude or limit the liability of Masculinity Rising in respect of any:

  • death or personal injury caused by the negligence of Masculinity Rising or its agents, employees or shareholders/owners;
  • fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation on the part of Masculinity Rising; or
  • matter which it would be illegal or unlawful for Masculinity Rising to exclude or limit, or to attempt or purport to exclude or limit, its liability.

Reasonableness

By using this website, you agree that the exclusions and limitations of liability set out in this website disclaimer are reasonable.

If you do not think they are reasonable, you must not use this website.

Other Parties

You accept that, as a limited liability entity, Masculinity Rising has an interest in limiting the personal liability of its officers and employees. You agree that you will not bring any claim personally against Masculinity Rising’s officers or employees in respect of any losses you suffer in connection with the website.

Without prejudice to the foregoing paragraph, you agree that the limitations of warranties and liability set out in this website disclaimer will protect Masculinity Rising’s officers, employees, agents, subsidiaries, successors, assigns and sub-contractors as well as Masculinity Rising.

Unenforceable Provisions

If any provision of this website disclaimer is, or is found to be, unenforceable under applicable law, that will not affect the enforceability of the other provisions of this website disclaimer.

Indemnity

You hereby indemnify Masculinity Rising and undertake to keep Masculinity Rising indemnified against any losses, damages, costs, liabilities and expenses (including without limitation legal expenses and any amounts paid by Masculinity Rising to a third party in settlement of a claim or dispute on the advice of Masculinity Rising’s legal advisers) incurred or suffered by Masculinity Rising arising out of any breach by you of any provision of these terms of service, or arising out of any claim that you have breached any provision of these terms of service.

Breaches of These Terms of Service

Without prejudice to Masculinity Rising’s other rights under these terms of service, if you breach these terms of service in any way, Masculinity Rising may take such action as Masculinity Rising deems appropriate to deal with the breach, including suspending your access to the website, prohibiting you from accessing the website, blocking computers using your IP address from accessing the website, contacting your internet service provider to request that they block your access to the website, and/or bringing court proceedings against you.

Variation

Masculinity Rising may revise these terms of service from time-to-time. Revised terms of service will apply to the use of this website from the date of the publication of the revised terms of service on this website. Please check this page regularly to ensure you are familiar with the current version.

Assignment

Masculinity Rising may transfer, sub-contract or otherwise deal with Masculinity Rising’s rights and/or obligations under these terms of service without notifying you or obtaining your consent.

You may not transfer, sub-contract or otherwise deal with your rights and/or obligations under these terms of service.

Severability

If a provision of these terms of service is determined by any court or other competent authority to be unlawful and/or unenforceable, the other provisions will continue in effect. If any unlawful and/or unenforceable provision would be lawful or enforceable if part of it were deleted, that part will be deemed to be deleted, and the rest of the provision will continue in effect.

Entire Agreement

These terms of service, together with Masculinity Rising’s Privacy Policy constitute the entire agreement between you and Masculinity Rising in relation to your use of this website, and supersede all previous agreements in respect of your use of this website.

Law and Jurisdiction

These terms of service will be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of Washington, USA, and any disputes relating to these terms of service will be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of Washington, USA.

Masculinity Rising’s Details

The full name of Masculinity Rising is http://masculinityrising.com.

You can contact Masculinity Rising by email at support@masculinityrising.com.

About These Terms of Service

We created these terms of service using Privacy Policy Online.

This document was last updated on May 12, 2015.