Terms of Use

This statement governs the Arcanesmith.com site (“Site”) and any associated content including, without limitation, RSS feed and e-mail. Please read this statement carefully. Your use and/or registration on any areas of this Site constitutes your agreement to abide by the Terms contained in this statement as provided by me (“Site Owner,” “I,” or “my”).

If you don’t agree with the Terms contained in this statement, do not use this Site.

Last revised on December 5, 2010.

Use of Content

Creative Commons License
Except where otherwise noted, the original material of this Site is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution Noncommercial No Derivative Works license.

This does not include the right to republish images from this Site for which I may not be the copyright holder, except in the context of a screenshot of the whole site. I make no representations or guarantees about the suitability for third-party use of content that appears on this Site, and license only the content of which I am the copyright holder.

Image, Audio, Video, Literary Work, Software, and Source Code Terms of Use

This Site may include images, audio, video, literary work, software, and source code (“Material”) in blog posts and pages. The types of Material used in this Site include the following:

  • Original Material developed, created, or produced by me which I own the copyright of
  • Material with licenses granted under a Creative Commons license, with attribution in compliance with the specific Creative Commons license granted
  • Material licensed from media vendors and used in compliance with the rights and limitations specific to the license obtained
  • Material submitted by a person, with the implied assumption that the person submitting the material owns the copyright in the material and the right to give it to me for use in this Site
  • Material that I believe to be covered by the Fair Use Doctrine, taking into account the purpose and character of the use, the nature of the copied work, the amount and substantiality of the portion of the work used, and the effect upon the work’s value

If you believe that this Site contains or provides access to Material for which you own the copyright of, or that this Site contains links or other references to an external online location that contains Material or activity that infringes your copyright, notify me and include the following information in your notification:

  • The permanent URL of the page containing the Material
  • Reasonably sufficient information to permit me to contact you such as a telephone number and an e-mail address
  • Proof of copyright or evidence to support your claim of copyright of the Material
  • A statement that the information in the notification is accurate, and under penalty of perjury, that the complaining party is authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed

You will be liable for damages, including costs and attorneys’ fees, if you materially misrepresent that any Material on this Site is infringing your copyrights.

I reserve the right to publish your notification on this Site.

Comments Terms of Use

This Site does not require registration to post in the comment sections. Comment users must abide to the following guidelines:

  • Do not post defamatory, abusive, bullying, threatening, harassing, racist, hateful, violent, or libelous material.
  • Do not intentionally make false or misleading statements.
  • Do not offer to sell or buy any product or service.
  • Do not post material that infringes the copyright, trademark, trade secret, or any other personal or proprietary rights of any third-party.
  • Do not post information that you know to be confidential, sensitive, or otherwise in breach of the law.

I do not necessarily endorse, support, sanction, encourage, verify, or agree with the comments, opinions, or statements posted and/or contained in this Site. Information or material contained in this Site are the views and responsibility of those who post the statements and do not necessarily represent my views. You agree that I am not responsible for information posted in the comments.

I reserve the right to remove comments entirely at my discretion, including for alleged violations of terms of service or legal rights, at any time, and without notice.

RSS Feed Terms of Use

An RSS Feed is provided for this Site. RSS feed users must not modify the RSS feed in any way. I reserve the right to:

  • object to a presentation of the RSS feed at any time
  • require the ceasing of the usage of the RSS feed at any time
  • terminate the distribution of the RSS feed at any time and without notice
  • change the content or formatting of the RSS feed at any time and without notice

Web Syndication Terms of Use

The material of this Site is available to other sites under the following terms:

  • Internal links in the content of this Site must not be removed.
  • This Site’s logo and/or URL should appear on each page displaying the site content.
  • The format or branding of the headlines, text, and other information provided in the RSS feed must not be modified.
  • “More From…” links back to this Site at the end of each post must be included on content pages and may not be removed.

Print Syndication Terms of Use

The material of this Site is available to newspapers, magazines, and websites under the following terms:

  • Reproduction of screenshots from this Site is permissible without prior written approval as long as this Site’s logo and URL are fully visible on the page.
  • This Site’s logo and URL must appear prominently at the top of each section displaying the site content.
  • Content must appear unedited, except for replacement of hyperlinks with full URLs.
  • Images from this Site must not be used in print without the user obtaining the appropriate copyright clearances him or herself.

External Link Disclaimer

This Site may include links to other external sites. You acknowledge that I have not reviewed and do not endorse the content of all sites linked to from this Site, and that I am not responsible for the content or actions of sites linked to from this Site. You acknowledge that a site link does not indicate any association by the linked to site to this Site. You assume all responsibility and risk when using any external site or service.

Disclaimer of Warranty and Limitation of Liability

This Site is provided “as is” and I shall not be held liable for your use of the information or the feed. You acknowledge that you are using this Site at your own risk.

Use of this Site’s content, including text and images, on your site, or in print, is entirely at your discretion. I am not responsible for any complaints regarding content or images that you choose to display on your site or in print.

I HEREBY DISCLAIM ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS AND IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO ANY WARRANTIES OF ACCURACY, RELIABILITY, TITLE, MERCHANTABILITY, NON-INFRINGEMENT, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE OR ANY OTHER WARRANTY, CONDITION, GUARANTEE OR REPRESENTATION, WHETHER ORAL, IN WRITING, OR IN ELECTRONIC FORM, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE ACCURACY OF COMPLETENESS OF ANY INFORMATION, SOFTWARE, AND SOURCE CODE CONTAINED THEREIN OR PROVIDED BY THIS SITE.