Terms of Service

TERMS OF SERVICE
Access to and use of the How to Make Do web site (http://howtomakedo.net) is subject to your compliance with the following Terms of Service (TOS). By accessing or using any part of HowtoMakeDo (the Site), you agree to the legal terms and conditions stated below. This agreement may be amended by howtomakedo.net at any time, with amendments being effective immediately on posting. You agree to review this agreement periodically. Your continued access or use of the Site shall be deemed your conclusive agreement to the amended agreement.

Copyrights and Licenses

Copyright ©Jane Lake 1978-2014 All Rights Reserved

The entire contents of the Site is protected by international copyright and trademark laws. YOU MAY NOT MODIFY, COPY, REPRINT, REPRODUCE, REPUBLISH, UPLOAD, POST, TRANSMIT, OR DISTRIBUTE, IN ANY MANNER, THE MATERIAL ON THE SITE, INCLUDING TEXT, GRAPHICS, IMAGES, CODE, FILES OR SOFTWARE. You may print and download articles and material from the Site solely for your own personal, non-commercial use providing that you do not change or delete any copyright or proprietary notices from the materials.

For more information on international copyright law, consult an intellectual property attorney and see Digital Millenium Copyright Act.

Requesting Permission to Reprint
If you wish to reprint any part of this web site on any other web site, newsletter, ezine, craft group, magazine, book or other media, or to use any part of the site for charitable fund-raising, then you must request and receive written permission from Jane Lake, editor@howtomakedo.net.

Vistor’s Rights and Licenses
Individual visitors, as well as teachers, therapists, day care providers, librarians, and leaders of non-profit groups such as scouts or guides, are allowed personal use or non-commercial use of the web site for themselves, their students, or members of their non-profit groups, providing the materials, pages, instructions, images, printables or articles that are downloaded, printed, copied or used are not modified and retain all copyright notices and terms of service. Any breach of the Terms of Service automatically cancels this written permission for personal or non-profit use.

Anything you use, download or copy, including all files, images, graphics, instructions, recipes, crafts, printables, and articles is considered licenced to you for personal or non-profit use only, and HowtoMakeDo retains full and complete copyrights.

Trademarks
The owner of the copyrights, trademarks and servicemarks mentioned here or elsewhere on the Site are howtomakedo.net, its affiliates or other third party licensors.

Public Domain and Reprinted Articles
We respect the copyrights of others, and anyone submitting material to this web site must do the same. Certain public domain articles and images are used in this site, and the work of other authors or designers is reprinted according to the terms of copyright stipulated by the owner of the work. If you believe that your work appears on this site in a way that constitutes copyright infringement, please notify us with the details of where this work is displayed, along with proof of ownership of the material, so that we may conform to your copyright terms.

Submission Terms
We welcome original submissions from readers of this web site. By submitting any comments, suggestions, ideas, articles, craft designs, printables or images, whether written or graphic, to any area of this web site, or by email to Jane Lake, as editor of this web site, you warrant that you are the copyright owner of your submission and you agree to give howtomakedo.net a non-exclusive, royalty-free, worldwide, perpetual license, with the right to sub-license, to reproduce, distribute, transmit, create derivative works of, publicly display and publicly perform any part of your submission. You also grant to howtomakedo.net the right to use your name in connection with your submission as well as for related advertising or promotional material. You further agree that you have no recourse against howtomakedo.net for any infringement or misappropriation of any proprietary right in your communications to the Site.

We are limited by space and editoral requirements and cannot be obligated to use or publish any submission. However, if we do use your emailed submission, you will be contacted and provided with the url containing your submission.

Privacy Policy
This web site will never share or give out your email address or other personal information to anyone for any purpose, other than the specific purpose which is requested by you when you provide your email address or personal information to us, unless the web site is sold, in which case the information will be passed on to the new owner of the web site. AllFreeCrafts.com does not, and never will, send out spam email of any kind.

You may enter and browse this web site without informing us who you are or revealing personal information about yourself. Our server logs, however, do allow us to determine your Internet Service Provider (ISP) address and domain name (for instance, hotmail.com, or sprint.ca) and this general information may be used to help organize this web site, in particular to assess the use of the web site and to improve the content by focusing on areas that are popular with readers. In general, we can tell where our visitors come from, what browser they use to access our site, and what pages they visit, but we do not know specifically who you are unless you fill in a form and tell us, or send us that information in an email.

We use third-party advertising companies to serve ads when you visit our website. These companies may use information (not including your name, address, email address, or telephone number) about your visits to this and other websites in order to provide advertisements about goods and services of interest to you. If you would like more information about this practice and to know your choices about not having this information used by these companies, click here.

Affiliates: The publisher of this web site may have an affiliate relationship and/or another material connection to the providers of goods or services mentioned on this web site and may be compensated when you purchase from the links contained herein. For instance, there are links and advertisements for books and craft supplies from Amazon.com and other affiliates. The publisher does not knowingly recommend substandard products or services, but that said, you should always perform due diligence before buying goods or services from anyone, online or offline.

You should also know that third parties may be placing and reading cookies on your browser, or using web beacons to collect information, in the course of ads being served. Cookies received with banner or text ads are collected by the advertisers and we do not have access to this information, nor do we have access to any information that you choose to share with any company or web site that you access through advertising on this site.

Google, as a third party vendor, uses cookies to serve ads on this site. Google’s use of the DART cookie enables it to serve ads based on a user’s visit to our site and other sites. Users may opt out of the use of the DART cookie by visiting the Google ad and content network privacy policy.

Amazon: The owner of this web site is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to amazon.com.

Conversant Media: We have contracted with Conversant to monitor certain pages of our website for the purpose of reporting website traffic, statistics, advertisement ‘click-throughs’, and/or other activities on our website. Where authorized by us, Conversant may use cookies, web beacons, and/or other monitoring technologies to compile anonymous statistics about our website visitors. No personally identifiable information is collected by or transferred to any party other than the Advertiser. For more information about how the information is collected and used by Conversant, please see Conversant’s privacy policy

Links, Files and Downloads
Links to other sites are provided by HowtoMakeDo for your convenience, or as affiliate advertising, but we do not control the content or privacy policies of other sites, nor do we endorse products, information or services provided by other sites.. You understand that your use of any part of this web site, or any other site linked to from this web site, is undertaken completely at your own risk.

howtomakedo.net offers an online service to readers which includes downloads, ebooks and other files obtained from other sites. HowtoMakeDo will never knowingly distribute harmful material, but cannot guarantee or warrant that downloaded files will be free of viruses, worms, Trojan horses or other destructive codes. You are entirely responsible for the consequences of downloading any file from the Site.

Use of the Site
howtomakedo.net is provided “as is”, without any express or implied warranties, guarantees or endorsements. Use of any part of howtomakedo.net is completely at your own risk and HowtoMakeDo shall not be liable for any cost or damages arising from your use of the Site or arising from any mistakes, errors, accidents, or misprints. It is your sole responsibility to determine the accuracy, validity, usefulness and safety of all information, advice, opinions, articles, reviews, services, downloads, advertising or merchandise provided through the Site or through links from HowtoMakeDo to other sites on the net.

HowtoMakeDo offers a freely accessible online service to its readers. There is no guarantee, express or implied, that this service will be uninterrupted or error-free. Although there are no current plans to charge for access to the Site, or to implement members only access, HowtoMakeDo reserves the right to change the format and accessibility of the Site at any time.

Limitation of Liability and Disclaimer
In no event shall howtomakedo.net be held liable for any damages whatsoever, including, without limitation, incidental, consequential, or indirect damages, lost profits, or damages resulting from lost data or business interruption resulting from the use of or inability to use the Site, whether or not HowtoMakeDo is advised of the possibility of such damages.

HowtoMakeDo is also not liable for any damages, loss, injury or claim attributed to errors, omissions, or other inaccuracies in the service and/or materials downloaded from the Site.

Indemnification
You agree to indemnify, defend and hold harmless howtomakedo.net, its officers, directors, employees, agents, licensors, suppliers and any third party information providers to the Site from and against all losses, expenses, damages and costs, including lawyer’s fees, resulting from any violation of this Agreement (including negligent or wrongful conduct) by you or any other person accessing any part of HowtoMakeDo.

Legal Jurisdiction and Limitations

This agreement is governed by the laws of Canada that are applicable to agreements made and to be performed in Canada. You agree that any legal action or proceeding arising between you and HowtoMakeDo.net shall be brought exclusively in the appropriate federal or provincial court in Canada. Any cause of action or claim you may have must be commenced within one year after the claim or cause of action arises or such claim or cause of action is void.

The failure of HowtoMakeDo.net to insist upon or enforce strict performance of any part of this agreement shall not be considered as a waiver of any provision or right. The course of conduct between you and howtomakedo.net shall not act to modify any provision of this Agreement.

You acknowledge that howtomakedo.net may assign its rights and duties under this Terms of Service agreement to any party, at any time, without notice.

Any rights not expressly granted herein are reserved.