Terms & Conditions

The My Own Little Story Web Site (the "Site") is an online information and communications service provided by My Own Little Story ("My Own Little Story"), subject to your compliance with the terms and conditions ("Agreement") set forth below including, all exhibits hereto.

"My Own Little Story" and the "My Own Little Story" logo design are registered trademarks of My Own Little Story in the United States. Other marks which appear on this Site may be marks of third parties that are not affiliated with My Own Little Story. My Own Little Story and its affiliates do not control or endorse the content of third party Web sites.

Please read this Agreement carefully before accessing or using the Site. By accessing or using the Site, you agree to be bound by the terms and conditions set forth below. If you do not wish to be bound by these terms and conditions, you may not access or use the Site. If you utilize the Site in a manner inconsistent with these terms and conditions, My Own Little Story may terminate your access, block your future access and/or seek such additional relief as the circumstances of your misuse indicate is proper. My Own Little Story may modify this Agreement at any time, and such modifications shall be effective immediately upon posting of the modified Agreement. You agree to review the Agreement periodically to be aware of such modifications and your continued access or use of the Site shall be deemed your conclusive acceptance of the modified Agreement.

Privacy
Protecting the privacy and confidentiality of our Customers' Personal Information is a fundamental principle of our company. For a complete description of My Own Little Story's privacy policy, please refer to the Privacy Policy section of the Site.

User Submissions
All content that you post or upload to the Site, or otherwise submit to or through My Own Little Story as part of your use of the Site, any materials including, without limitation, photographs and other images, text, graphics, visuals, files, links and other materials (collectively, "Submissions"), you will retain ownership of such Submissions. Please note that, while you retain ownership of your Submissions, any template or layout in which you arrange or organize such Submissions through tools and features made available through My Own Little Story are not proprietary to you, and can be used by My Own Little Story and others for any purposes. You acknowledge and agree that you have no rights in any such template and/or layout, and such template or layout shall be the sole and exclusive property of My Own Little Story.

Unacceptable Content
My Own Little Story is a service for storing, sharing and printing personal photos and stories. My Own Little Story will delete your account along with all images without prior notice if you use My Own Little Story for the following:

a. COPYRIGHTED MATERIAL. Transmission, storage, or distribution of any information, data, or material in violation of any applicable law or regulation is prohibited. This includes, but is not limited to: copyrighted material; trademarks; trade secrets or other intellectual property rights used without proper authorization; material that is obscene, defamatory, constitutes an illegal threat, or violates export control laws.

You represent and warrant that you own or otherwise control all of the rights to the media that you post; that you have received all proper permissions and/or releases relative to all media that you post; that use of the media you store in any public album does not violate these Terms of Service and will not cause injury to any person or entity; and that you will indemnify My Own Little Story for all claims resulting from media you supply. My Own Little Story has the right but not the obligation to monitor all activity and edit or remove any media that in the opinion of My Own Little Story violates these conditions. You understand and agree that My Own Little Story takes no responsibility and assumes no liability for any media posted by you or by any third party.

In other words, if you post photos, videos or other media, you agree that you own the rights to the media or have permission to post them, and that you are not violating the rights of another photographer, producer, etc.

b. PORNOGRAPHY. The storage and/or display of pornography or sex-related images of any kind. It is at My Own Little Story's sole discretion what constitutes pornography. Photo Pages displaying or storing pornography will be deleted. Except for any personally identifiable information we may collect from you under the guidelines established in our Privacy Policy, any material, information or other communication you transmit, upload or post to this Site ("Communications") will be considered non-confidential and non-proprietary. My Own Little Story will have no obligations with respect to the Communications. My Own Little Story and its designees will be free to copy, disclose, distribute, incorporate and otherwise use the Communications and all data, images, sounds, text, and other things embodied therein for any and all commercial or noncommercial purposes.

Disclaimer/Limitation of Liability
My Own Little Story makes no warranties or representations about the accuracy or completeness of this Site's content or the content of any site or External Sites.

My Own Little Story does not filter advertisements or other content that children may view through our sites or "hot-linked" sites, and they could receive content and materials from the Internet and/or advertising that are inappropriate for children. We encourage parents and guardians to spend time online with their children and to consider using electronic filtering software.

THIS SITE AND THE MATERIALS, INFORMATION, SERVICES, AND PRODUCTS IN THIS SITE, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, TEXT, GRAPHICS, AND LINKS, ARE PROVIDED "AS IS" AND WITHOUT WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, WHETHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED. TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMISSIBLE PURSUANT TO APPLICABLE LAW, MY OWN LITTLE STORY DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, NON-INFRINGEMENT, FREEDOM FROM COMPUTER VIRUS, AND WARRANTIES ARISING FROM COURSE OF DEALING OR COURSE OF PERFORMANCE. MY OWN LITTLE STORY DOES NOT REPRESENT OR WARRANT THAT THE FUNCTIONS CONTAINED IN THE SITE WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR-FREE, THAT DEFECTS WILL BE CORRECTED, OR THAT THIS SITE OR THE SERVER THAT MAKES THE SITE AVAILABLE ARE FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS. MY OWN LITTLE STORY DOES NOT MAKE ANY WARRANTIES OR REPRESENTATIONS REGARDING THE USE OF THE MATERIALS IN THIS SITE IN TERMS OF THEIR COMPLETENESS, CORRECTNESS, ACCURACY, ADEQUACY, USEFULNESS, TIMELINESS, RELIABILITY OR OTHERWISE. THE ABOVE LIMITATIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.

IN NO EVENT SHALL MY OWN LITTLE STORY BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, SPECIAL, PUNITIVE, INCIDENTAL, EXEMPLARY OR CONSEQUENTIAL, DAMAGES, OR ANY DAMAGES WHATSOEVER, EVEN IF MY OWN LITTLE STORY HAS BEEN PREVIOUSLY ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES, WHETHER IN AN ACTION UNDER CONTRACT, NEGLIGENCE, OR ANY OTHER THEORY, ARISING OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH THE USE, INABILITY TO USE, OR PERFORMANCE OF THE INFORMATION, SERVICES, PRODUCTS, AND MATERIALS AVAILABLE FROM THIS SITE. THESE LIMITATIONS SHALL APPLY NOTWITHSTANDING ANY FAILURE OF ESSENTIAL PURPOSE OF ANY LIMITED REMEDY. BECAUSE SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW LIMITATIONS ON HOW LONG AN IMPLIED WARRANTY LASTS, OR THE EXCLUSION OR LIMITATION OF LIABILITY FOR CONSEQUENTIAL OR INCIDENTAL DAMAGES, THE ABOVE LIMITATIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.

Indemnification
You agree to indemnify, defend and hold harmless My Own Little Story, 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 reasonable attorneys' fees, resulting from any violation of this Agreement by you.

Equal Opportunity Employer Statement
My Own Little Story is committed to providing equal opportunity employment opportunities to candidates and employees without regard to race, religion, creed, age, sex, height, weight, marital status, disability unrelated to an individual's ability to perform adequately, national origin citizenship, ancestry, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Third Party Links
www.MyOwnLittleStory.com may contain off-site links to third parties. My Own Little Story is not responsible for the content or privacy practices of these sites and encourages visitors to review the policies of those sites, which may differ from ours.

Ownership, Copyright & Trademark Information
The entire content included in this Site, including but not limited to text, design, graphics, interfaces, or code and the selection and arrangements thereof is copyrighted as a collective work under the United States and other copyright laws, and is the property of My Own Little Story. The collective work includes works that are licensed to My Own Little Story.

The material on this site is protected by international copyright and trademark laws. You may not modify, copy, reproduce, republish, upload, post, transmit, or distribute in any way any material from this site including code and software without express permission from My Own Little Story. You may download material from this site for your personal, non-commercial use only, provided you keep intact all copyright and other proprietary notices.

My Own Little Story, The My Own Little Story Logo, and all other trademarks, unless otherwise noted, are owned by My Own Little Story. All other brand names, product names, or trademarks belong to their respective holders.

Miscellaneous
This Agreement shall all be governed and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of California applicable to agreements made and to be performed in California. You agree that any legal action or proceeding between My Own Little Story and you for any purpose concerning this Agreement or the parties' obligations hereunder shall be brought exclusively in a federal or state court of competent jurisdiction sitting in California. Any cause of action or claim you may have with respect to the Site must be commenced within one (1) year after the claim or cause of action arises or such claim or cause of action is barred. My Own Little Story's failure to insist upon or enforce strict performance of any provision of this Agreement shall not be construed as a waiver of any provision or right. Neither the course of conduct between the parties nor trade practice shall act to modify any provision of this Agreement. My Own Little Story may assign its rights and duties under this Agreement to any party at any time without notice to you.

Contacting My Own Little Story
If you have any additional questions or concerns about our privacy policy, please contact My Own Little Story at 310-293-8254 or email us at info@myownlittlestory.com.

Changes to This Terms and Conditions Statement
From time to time, these terms and conditions may be modified or revised. All amendments will be posted here.

Last Updated Date: 02/24/2010