Visitors to the website may register their identifying information and become “Registered Members.” Anyone Visitor 13 or older may register (but see our notices below regarding “Children Under Age 13” and “Children Between the Ages of 13 and 18”). As a Registered Member, you have your own profile that identifies you according to privacy settings you control as a member of the website, and have access to community tools, game playing, join and contribute to discussion groups and blogs and other services in which only Registered Members may participate. AS a Visitor you will enjoy a limited access to the games offered by the website and may participate in the discussion groups and blogs as a viewer.
Each Registered Member receives a unique screen name and password. You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your password and account and are fully responsible for all activities that occur under your password or account. You may change your password at any time by updating your account settings on the website. You agree to immediately notify the website of any unauthorized use of your password or account or any other breach of security. SMS and the website cannot and will not be liable for any loss or damage arising from your failure to comply with this section.
Information and Representations Provided at Registration and Thereafter
Children Under Age 13
The website does not knowingly collect or solicit personal information from anyone under the age of 13 or knowingly allow such persons to register. If you are under 13, please do not attempt to register to the website or send any information about yourself to us, including your name, address, telephone number or email address. No one under age 13 may provide any personal information to or on the website. If we learn that we have collected personal information from a child under age 13 with or without verification of parental consent, we will delete that information as quickly as possible. If you believe that we might have any information from or about a child under 13, please contact us at [email protected]
Children Between the Ages of 13 and 18
We recommend that minors over the age of 13 ask their parents for permission before posting any information about themselves on any website or sending any information about themselves to anyone over the Internet.
Parents of children between the ages of 13 and 18 who wish to allow their children access to the website have the responsibility to determine the content that is appropriate for their children.
Reliance on Medical and Other Information and Medical Disclaimer
The website presents resources for the purpose of informing, entertaining and creating a community among its Visitors and Registered Members. The website\\\'s’ intent is not to provide exhaustive information or advice on a particular topic. You should not rely on information provided by the website, the Visitors or Registered Members as an authoritative course of action for an individual with educational, medical or mental health concerns. The information contained on the website is not and should not replace a consultation with a qualified expert in the field who is familiar with your particular circumstances, such as physician, health care provider or therapist.
The website, the content therein and information posted by either SMS the Visitors and Registered Members, as well as the products and services on the website are not an attempt to practice medicine or provide specific medical advice. Use of the website does not establish a doctor-patient relationship. Any health information and links on the website, whether provided by SMS, the Visitors or Registered Members is provided simply for your convenience.
Other Parties and Websites
SMS is the owner of the website as a whole and of any individual content on the website that is provided by SMS staff members or contributors who provide work under contract with SMS. All the website content is protected under the copyright and intellectual property laws. The website also includes works that are the property of others, such as individual contributors or experts; these works, too, are protected by copyright and other intellectual property laws. You may display and, unless otherwise noted, download and print out portions of the website content solely for your own personal, non-commercial use. Any redistribution, retransmission or publication of any copyrighted material is strictly prohibited without the express written consent of the copyright owner. You agree not to change or delete any proprietary notices from materials downloaded from the website.
Content and Comments Posted by Registered Members
The website is intended to be an Internet destination where individuals may exchange diverse viewpoints and ideas. The interactive nature of postings on the website makes it impossible for the website to assume responsibility for the materials posted by the Registered Members. The ideas, suggestions, opinions, comments and observations made by Registered Members, and any text, data, photographs, video, music, sound, chat, messages, files or other material provided to us by such (all of which are referred to as “Member Content”) are not endorsed by the website, and we make no guarantee regarding the reliability, accuracy or quality of any Member Content that is posted on the website. You acknowledge that you will evaluate and bear any risks related to your use of any Member Content, including any reliance on the accuracy, completeness or usefulness of such Member Content. All Member Content posted to the website is the sole responsibility of the person who originally posted the Member Content, and your sole recourse for any damage you may suffer as a result of Member Content shall be to such individual.
The website does not claim any ownership rights in Member Content. By submitting Member Content, you are representing that you are the creator of the material you submit or have authorization to distribute it. After posting Member Content, you continue to retain your ownership rights in such Member Content, and you continue to have the right to use your Member Content in any way you choose. By sending Member Content to the website or posting it on the website, you expressly grant the website a worldwide, royalty-free and non-exclusive license to publicly display, use, reproduce, modify, create derivative works from and distribute the Member Content in any form, solely in connection with the website or other affiliated or related SMS ventures. This license is sub-licensable (so that SMS is able to use its affiliates and subcontractors such as Internet content delivery networks to provide the SMS website and any other SMS services). This license will continue perpetually unless and until you remove your Member Content from the SMS website. If you choose to remove your Member Content, the license granted here will automatically expire; however, you acknowledge that SMS may retain archived copies of your Member Content.
If you choose to post Member Content on the website, we require that you adhere to generally accepted rules of etiquette and standards of behavior and that your use of the website reflects your respect for the legal rights of the Registered Members. In particular, you agree to the “Rules of Conduct” posted below (though this is not meant as an exhaustive list). Without derogating from the generality of the above, you also agree not to post Member Content containing adult or sexually explicit material. You acknowledge that the website may or may not pre-screen or monitor Member Content (for instance, to determine if it was created by the Member posting it, or if it is posted without authorization), but that SMS and its designees shall have the right (but not the obligation) in their sole discretion to pre-screen, refuse, monitor, move or remove any Member Content from the website, with or without notice.