terms and conditons

July 16, 2016 

Please note that our Liberal Activist Offerings (as defined below) are under constant development. New services are added frequently and these Terms and Conditions of Service may therefore be modified and updated on an ongoing basis. It is important to check back to this page regularly.

Liberal Activist Media, Inc. and its affiliates (“Liberal Activist”) owns and operates Liberal Activist.com (including the subdomains available thereunder, e.g., http://www.Liberal Activist.com and any affiliated sites (collectively, the “Sites”) as well as makes the same or similar content available via e-mail (“E-mail Content”) and to mobile devices (“Mobile Content”). (Typically app purchases are also subject to the terms and conditions of the entity that operates the app store, which are accessible on that entity’s website.) The Sites, E-mail Content, Mobile Content, the Feeds (as defined below), subscription services offered by Liberal Activist (“Services”), and all related content and products thereto, are collectively referred to herein as “Liberal Activist Offerings.” These Terms and Conditions of Service (“Terms and Conditions”) contain the terms, covenants, conditions, and provisions upon which you (also sometimes referred to herein as “user”) may access and use the Liberal Activist Offerings, including (without limitation) the information displayed on the Sites. These Terms and Conditions are current as of the date above and, together with any Special Terms and Other Agreements (defined in Paragraph 22 below) and our Privacy Policy, comprise your agreement with us.

By using any part of the Liberal Activist Offerings, you acknowledge that you have read these Terms and Conditions, understand them, and agree to be bound by them. As a material condition of such use, you warrant that you are over the age of eighteen and that you have provided accurate and complete information in any communication with Liberal Activist. Paragraph 15 of these Terms and Conditions includes a provision binding you to arbitration of any dispute you may have with respect to your use of the Liberal Activist Offerings, pursuant to which you relinquish your right to bring an action in court and to a jury trial, although Liberal Activist retains the option to arbitrate or to bring an action in court. Specific reference is made to that provision, to which you agree by using any part of the Liberal Activist Offerings.

You also hereby acknowledge that you have read and understand the Privacy Policy and consent to the use of your Personal Data defined therein by Liberal Activist. If you do not wish to be bound by the provisions of these Terms and Conditions, please do not use any of the Liberal Activist Offerings.

FULL DISCLAIMER (Health-related content and affiliated medical sites): ALL INFORMATION PRESENTED IN THE LIBERAL ACTIVIST OFFERINGS AND VIA E-MAIL AND ANY PUBLICATION OR VIDEO PRESENTATION IS GENERIC, NONSPECIFIC AND FOR GENERAL INFORMATIONAL PURPOSES ONLY. ANY MEDICALLY-RELATED INFORMATION, INCLUDING (WITHOUT LIMITATION) RESPONSES TO INDIVIDUAL AND OTHER READER QUESTIONS, IS NOT PROVIDED BY A PERSONAL HEALTH PROFESSIONAL, DOES NOT CONSTITUTE SPECIFIC MEDICAL ADVICE FOR ANY INDIVIDUAL AND IS FOR INFORMATIONAL PURPOSES ONLY. NO INFORMATION PRESENTED IN THE LIBERAL ACTIVIST OFFERINGS SHOULD BE CONSTRUED AS MEDICAL CONSULTATION, DIAGNOSES OR INSTRUCTION. ANY ACTION YOU TAKE ON THE BASIS OF THIS INFORMATION IS SOLELY AT YOUR OWN RISK AND EXPENSE. READERS ARE ADVISED TO CONSULT A HEALTH PROFESSIONAL ABOUT ANY ISSUE REGARDING THEIR HEALTH AND WELL-BEING. The opinions expressed in the Liberal Activist Offerings do not necessarily reflect those of Liberal Activist, Inc.

FULL DISCLAIMER (Financial-related content and affiliated sites): ALL INFORMATION PRESENTED IN THE LIBERAL ACTIVIST OFFERINGS AND VIA E-MAIL AND ANY PUBLICATION  OR VIDEO PRESENTATION DISCUSSED THEREIN ARE INTENDED SOLELY FOR INFORMATIONAL PURPOSES AND ARE NOT TO BE CONSTRUED, UNDER ANY CIRCUMSTANCES, BY IMPLICATION OR OTHERWISE, AS AN OFFER TO SELL OR A SOLICITATION TO BUY OR SELL OR TRADE IN ANY COMMODITIES, SECURITIES, OR CURRENCIES HEREIN NAMED. INFORMATION IS OBTAINED FROM SOURCES BELIEVED TO BE RELIABLE, BUT IS IN NO WAY GUARANTEED. NO GUARANTEE OF ANY KIND IS IMPLIED OR POSSIBLE WHERE PROJECTIONS OF FUTURE CONDITIONS ARE ATTEMPTED. IN NO EVENT SHOULD THE CONTENT BE CONSTRUED AS AN EXPRESS OR IMPLIED PROMISE, GUARANTEE OR IMPLICATION BY OR FROM THE SERVICES, LIBERAL ACTIVIST OR ANY OF ITS OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, AFFILIATES OR OTHER AGENTS THAT YOU WILL PROFIT OR THAT LOSSES CAN OR WILL BE LIMITED IN ANY MANNER WHATSOEVER. SOME RECOMMENDED TRADES MAY INVOLVE SECURITIES HELD BY OUR OFFICERS, AFFILIATES, EDITORS, WRITERS OR EMPLOYEES, AND INVESTMENT DECISIONS MAY BE INCONSISTENT WITH OR EVEN CONTRADICTORY TO THE DISCUSSION OR RECOMMENDATION IN THE SERVICE. PAST RESULTS ARE NO INDICATION OF FUTURE PERFORMANCE. ALL INVESTMENTS ARE SUBJECT TO RISK, WHICH SHOULD BE CONSIDERED PRIOR TO MAKING ANY INVESTMENT DECISIONS. CONSULT YOUR PERSONAL INVESTMENT ADVISERS BEFORE MAKING AN INVESTMENT DECISION. THE LIBERAL ACTIVIST OFFERINGS PROVIDE GENERALIZED FINANCIAL INFORMATION DESIGNED TO EDUCATE A BROAD SEGMENT OF THE PUBLIC; IT DOES NOT GIVE PERSONALIZED INVESTMENT, TAX, LEGAL OR OTHER BUSINESS AND PROFESSIONAL ADVICE. FOR PRIVACY PROTECTION, ABBREVIATED OR FICTITIOUS NAMES WERE USED FOR SOME OF THE INDIVIDUALS MENTIONED IN THE LIBERAL ACTIVIST OFFERINGS AND ANY REPORT OR PUBLICATION. The opinions expressed in the Liberal Activist Offerings do not necessarily reflect those of Liberal Activist Media, Inc.

Terms and Conditions

1. Grant of License. These Terms and Conditions provide you with a personal, revocable, non-exclusive, non-transferable license to use the Liberal Activist Offerings conditioned on your continued compliance with these Terms and Conditions.

In the event that you fail to comply with these Terms and Conditions, Liberal Activist shall be entitled to terminate this license granted to you with immediate effect and without notice, including removing your ability to access or use the Liberal Activist Offerings or Other Agreement you may have. Liberal Activist reserves the right, at any time and in its sole discretion, (a) to block traffic or other access to the Liberal Activist Offerings, whether or not directly or through third party links or postings and (b) to block or remove your use of a link to the Liberal Activist Offerings.

Except as set forth herein, nothing in these Terms and Conditions is intended to confer any benefit on any third party (whether such benefit would have arisen under any applicable law or regulation or otherwise) and no term will be enforceable by any third party.

2. Intellectual Property Rights; Right to Use; Modification of Liberal Activist Offerings.

(a) The Liberal Activist Offerings, including their layout and design, are protected by United States trademark and copyright law and other applicable law and are the exclusive property of Liberal Activist or its licensors (except as otherwise identified) and, except as expressly provided herein, Liberal Activist does not grant any express or implied right in any such materials to you. In particular and without limitation, Liberal Activist owns the copyright in the Liberal Activist Offerings as a collective work and/or compilation. Liberal Activist also owns the copyright on, or holds a license for, any and all databases accessible on the Liberal Activist Offerings and in the selection, coordination, arrangement, aggregation and enhancement of the content of the Liberal Activist Offerings. Liberal Activist is entitled to use all such databases and User Materials (as defined in Paragraph 11, below) for such purposes not inconsistent with these Terms and Conditions or any other of our agreements with you. You may, on an occasional and irregular basis, print and download materials and information from the Liberal Activist Offerings solely for personal and non-commercial use, or, only to the extent permitted by an Other Agreement, for internal business use, provided that you comply with these Terms and Conditions with respect to any copyright or other proprietary notices contained in such materials and information. All copyrights and trademarks not the property of Liberal Activist that are used or referred to in the Liberal Activist Offerings are the property of their respective owners, and may be subject to other or additional restrictions.

(b) If you believe that any of the Liberal Activist Offerings is infringing copyrights or other intellectual property rights held by you or by someone on whose behalf you are authorized to act, please follow the steps described on Liberal Activist’s Contact Information page.

(c) The Liberal Activist logo, and all other names, logos, and icons identifying Liberal Activist and/or Liberal Activist products and services are proprietary marks of Liberal Activist or its licensors. Third party product and company names mentioned herein are the trademarks of their respective owners.

(d) The components, data, and features of the Liberal Activist Offerings may be added to, modified, suspended, or discontinued by Liberal Activist without notice, and you agree that Liberal Activist shall not be liable to you or to any third party for any addition, modification, suspension, or discontinuance of the Liberal Activist Offerings or any part thereof.

3. Restrictions on Use of the Liberal Activist Offerings. YOU AGREE TO USE THE LIBERAL ACTIVIST OFFERINGS SOLELY FOR YOUR OWN NONCOMMERCIAL USE AND BENEFIT, AND TO COMPLY WITH ANY OTHER APPLICABLE TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF SERVICE SET FORTH IN THE LIBERAL ACTIVIST OFFERINGS. You may not and you hereby warrant and agree that you will not make any attempt to or, actually, use the Liberal Activist Offerings for any illegal purpose or in any manner inconsistent with these Terms and Conditions, any Purchase/Subscription Agreement or Other Agreement, or our RSS Policy (for the limited use of headlines and summaries), including (without limitation):

(a) To sell, resell or otherwise transfer or dispose to, or to be used by or for the benefit of, any other person or entity;

(b) To use, transfer, distribute, or dispose of any information contained in the Liberal Activist Offerings in any manner that could compete with the business of Liberal Activist or any of its sponsors;

(c) To modify, create derivatives of, copy, reproduce, recompile, reverse compile, decompile, disassemble, reverse engineer, distribute, broadcast, publish, display, broadcast, modify, upload to, create derivative works or construct a database from, license, transfer, sell, transmit, mirror, frame, “deep link”, “scrape”, data mine, translate, or in any way use or exploit all or any part of the Liberal Activist Offerings (including, without limitation, to collect any information about other users of Liberal Activist Offerings, including registration information, passwords, accounts or other information; systematically to extract data contained in the Liberal Activist Offerings; or to post any content from the Liberal Activist Offerings to forums, newsgroups, list serves, mailing lists, electronic bulletin boards, or other websites), except that you may, on an occasional and irregular basis, print and download material from the Liberal Activist Offerings, provided that you retain all copyright and other proprietary notices and comply in all respects with these Terms and Conditions or our RSS Policy;

(d) To use the Liberal Activist Offerings or the information contained therein, including Liberal Activist’s trademarks, trade names, service marks, copyrights, or logos, to make or as part of unsolicited mailings or spam material. YOU MAY NOT USE ANY OF LIBERAL ACTIVIST’S OR ANY THIRD PARTY’S TRADEMARKS, TRADE NAMES, SERVICE MARKS, COPYRIGHTS, OR LOGOS IN ANY MANNER WHICH CREATES THE IMPRESSION THAT SUCH ITEMS BELONG TO OR ARE ASSOCIATED WITH YOU OR, EXCEPT AS OTHERWISE PROVIDED HEREIN, ARE USED WITH LIBERAL ACTIVIST’S CONSENT, AND YOU ACKNOWLEDGE THAT YOU HAVE NO OWNERSHIP RIGHTS IN AND TO ANY OF SUCH ITEMS;

(e) To upload, post or send any information or content that (i) is unlawful, libelous, slanderous, offensive, obscene, hateful, pornographic, violent, insulting, threatening, abusive, misleading, deceptive, or racially, ethnically, or otherwise objectionable, (ii) constitutes or is comprised of any commercial, promotional, or solicitation information or (iii) as more fully described in Paragraph 11, infringes on the rights of others, including (without limitation) intellectual property rights, rights of publicity or privacy, etc.;

(f) To harm or threaten to harm users or members of the general public in any way, or “stalk” or otherwise harass any other person or entity;

(g) To disseminate or transmit “spam,” unsolicited messages, chain letters, any advertisements, solicitations, pyramid schemes, investment opportunities or other unsolicited commercial communication;

(h) To purchase, sell, or offer to purchase or sell any equity or security or market instrument; provide information designed to manipulate any equity or security market; or disseminate or transmit any material, non-public information about companies without authorization to do so;

(i) To impersonate any person or entity, or falsely state or otherwise misrepresent your affiliation with a person or entity;

(j) To express or imply that any statements you make are endorsed by us;

(k) To remove any copyright, trademark or other proprietary rights notices contained in the Liberal Activist Offerings;

(l) To disrupt, impair or interfere with the Liberal Activist Offerings; and

(m) To improve the quality of any data sold or contributed by you to any third party.

Liberal Activist reserves the right to deny access to users of the Liberal Activist Offerings at any time and in its sole discretion, including users who infringe the rights of other users or commit illegal acts or violate these Terms and Conditions. We may investigate into, deny, restrict or suspend your access to all or any part of the Liberal Activist Offerings at any time, without warning for any or no reason (including, without limitation, if you do any of the foregoing things), with or without prior notice or explanation, and without liability – and even take legal action if needed. If you believe that someone is using any of the Liberal Activist Offerings in violation of the above restrictions, please follow the steps described on Liberal Activist’s Contact Information page.

4. Privacy Policy. For information on our privacy practices, please see our Privacy Policy, which is hereby incorporated into these Terms and Conditions.

5. RSS Policy. Liberal Activist offers free headlines for personal, non-commercial use via Really Simple Syndication (RSS 2.0) (“RSS”) and via code provided to third party sites that request to join the Liberal Activist Feed Network (collectively with RSS, the “Feeds”). The Feeds make for easy sharing of news headlines and summaries for use in your favorite personal home page, news readers and Web logs (blogs). These Feeds include links to the most recent articles found on Liberal Activist.com and affiliated websites, and they update automatically.

(a) To use our news feeds, you will need a RSS news reader or personalized home page such as AOL, Google, MSN, or Yahoo!. You can find a list of news readers here.

(b) When using the Feeds in accordance with these Terms and Conditions, we ask that you provide attribution to Liberal Activist.com or the relevant affiliated website.

(c) Any uses of the Feeds not granted herein are strictly prohibited. Prohibited uses include, but are not limited to, the incorporation of advertising or the placement of advertising associated with or targeted at the content of the Feeds. You may not edit or modify the Feeds in any manner whatsoever. Feeds may be used only with platforms with a functional link which takes the viewer directly to the full article on the Sites. You may not insert any intermediate page, splash page or any other content between the Feed link and the applicable article on the Sites. Liberal Activist retains all ownership and other rights in the Feed content and in any and all Liberal Activist logos and trademarks used in connection with the Feeds.

Liberal Activist reserves the right to cease offering any or all of the Feeds at any time or to require you to cease distributing any or all of the Feeds at any time for any reason. Liberal Activist assumes no liability for your activities in connection with the Feeds or for your use of the Feeds in connection with your website.

6. Assumption of Risk. You use the Internet and the Liberal Activist Offerings solely at your own risk and subject to all applicable local, state, national, and international laws and regulations. While Liberal Activist has endeavored to create secure and reliable websites, please be advised that the confidentiality of any communication or material transmitted to/from a website over the Internet cannot be guaranteed. Accordingly, Liberal Activist and its licensors and sponsors are not responsible for the security of any information transmitted via the Internet, the accuracy of the information contained in the Liberal Activist Offerings, or for the consequences of any reliance on such information.

7. Links to Other Websites. Liberal Activist may provide links, in its sole discretion, to other websites on the World Wide Web for your convenience in locating related information and services. These websites have not necessarily been reviewed by Liberal Activist and are maintained by third parties over which Liberal Activist exercises no control. Accordingly, Liberal Activist expressly disclaims any responsibility for the content, the accuracy of the information, the quality of products or services provided by or advertised on and/or software downloaded from these third party websites, or whether those websites comply with applicable laws and regulations. Moreover, these links do not imply an endorsement of any third party or any website or the products or services provided by any third party. By accessing those websites, you may be bound by their terms and conditions. You will need to make your own independent judgment regarding your interaction with these third party websites and may wish to review their terms and conditions.

8. Events Beyond Liberal Activist’s Control. You expressly absolve and release Liberal Activist and its licensors and sponsors from any claim of harm resulting from a cause beyond their control, including, but not limited to, the failure of electronic or mechanical equipment or communication lines, power outages or third party service providers, telephone or other interconnect problems, computer viruses, unauthorized access, theft, operator errors, severe weather, earthquakes, or natural disasters, strikes or other labor problems, wars, terrorism or governmental restrictions. Liberal Activist and its licensors and sponsors shall have no liability for interruptions or omissions in Internet, network or hosting services. YOU ACKNOWLEDGE THAT NEITHER LIBERAL ACTIVIST NOR ITS THIRD PARTY PROVIDERS CONTROL YOUR EQUIPMENT OR THE TRANSFER OF DATA OVER COMMUNICATIONS FACILITIES, INCLUDING THE INTERNET, AND THAT THE SERVICES PROVIDED HEREUNDER MAY BE SUBJECT TO LIMITATIONS, DELAYS, AND OTHER PROBLEMS INHERENT IN THE USE OF SUCH COMMUNICATIONS FACILITIES, INCLUDING SEARCH ENGINES. LIBERAL ACTIVIST IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY DELAYS, DELIVERY FAILURES, DATA LOSS, CONTENT CORRUPTION, PACKET LOSS, OR OTHER DAMAGE RESULTING FROM SUCH PROBLEMS.

9. DISCLAIMERS. Liberal Activist obtains all information furnished on or provided by the Liberal Activist Offerings from sources believed by it to be accurate and reliable. Because of the possibility of human and mechanical error as well as other factors, the Liberal Activist Offerings and all related materials, services and information are provided on an “as is” and “as available” basis without representation or warranty of any kind. LIBERAL ACTIVIST AND ITS LICENSORS AND SPONSORS MAKE NO REPRESENTATION OR WARRANTY, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, TO YOU OR ANY OTHER PERSON OR ENTITY AS TO THE ACCURACY, RESULTS, TIMELINESS, COMPLETENESS, MERCHANTABILITY, OR FITNESS FOR ANY PARTICULAR PURPOSE WITH RESPECT TO THE LIBERAL ACTIVIST OFFERINGS OR ANY RELATED MATERIALS, SERVICES OR INFORMATION. Liberal Activist makes no representation that materials in the Liberal Activist Offerings are appropriate or available for use in any particular location, and access to them from territories where any of the contents of a website are illegal is prohibited. If you choose to access any of the Liberal Activist Offerings from any such location, you do so on your own volition and are responsible for compliance with any applicable local laws. You agree and acknowledge that no oral or written information or advice given by Liberal Activist or any of its employees or agents in respect to the Liberal Activist Offerings shall constitute a representation or a warranty unless such information or advice is incorporated into these Terms and Conditions by a written agreement. FURTHER, THE INFORMATION, MATERIALS, PRODUCTS, AND SERVICES AVAILABLE ON OR PROVIDED BY THE LIBERAL ACTIVIST OFFERINGS MAY INCLUDE INACCURACIES OR TYPOGRAPHICAL ERRORS, AND THERE MAY BE TIMES WHEN THE LIBERAL ACTIVIST OFFERINGS ARE UNAVAILABLE. MOREOVER, LIBERAL ACTIVIST MAY MAKE MODIFICATIONS AND/OR CHANGES TO THE LIBERAL ACTIVIST OFFERINGS, OR TO THE INFORMATION, MATERIALS, PRODUCTS, AND SERVICES DESCRIBED IN THE LIBERAL ACTIVIST OFFERINGS AT ANY TIME, FOR ANY REASON. YOU ASSUME THE SOLE RISK OF MAKING USE OF AND/OR RELYING ON THE INFORMATION, MATERIALS, PRODUCTS, AND SERVICES AVAILABLE IN THE LIBERAL ACTIVIST OFFERINGS.

UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES WILL LIBERAL ACTIVIST OR ITS LICENSORS OR SPONSORS BE LIABLE TO YOU FOR ANY SPECIAL, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES OF ANY KIND, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, COMPENSATION, REIMBURSEMENT OR DAMAGES ON ACCOUNT OF THE LOSS OF PRESENT OR PROSPECTIVE PROFITS, EXPENDITURES, INVESTMENTS OR COMMITMENTS, WHETHER MADE IN THE ESTABLISHMENT, DEVELOPMENT OR MAINTENANCE OF BUSINESS REPUTATION OR GOODWILL, FOR LOSS OF DATA, COST OF SUBSTITUTE MATERIALS, PRODUCTS, SERVICES OR INFORMATION, COST OF CAPITAL, AND THE CLAIMS OF ANY THIRD PARTY, OR FOR ANY OTHER REASON WHATSOEVER, EVEN IF LIBERAL ACTIVIST OR ITS LICENSORS OR SPONSORS HAVE BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF DAMAGES. TO THE EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, LIBERAL ACTIVIST AND ITS LICENSORS AND SPONSORS DISCLAIM LIABILITY FOR ANY DIRECT OR INDIRECT DAMAGES BASED ON YOUR USE OF THE LIBERAL ACTIVIST OFFERINGS. Liberal Activist is not liable for any damage arising from any infection by computer viruses, Trojan Horses and other malicious code which may result from your use of the Liberal Activist Offerings, so you should ensure that you use adequate, up to date, anti-virus software. Liberal Activist also assumes no responsibility or liability arising from the Liberal Activist Offerings or for any error, defamation, libel, slander, omission, falsehood, obscenity, pornography, profanity, danger or inaccuracy contained in any information within the Liberal Activist Offerings. In addition, although we make a good faith effort to update the Liberal Activist Offerings periodically, we do not have a duty to update information contained in the Liberal Activist Offerings, and we will not be liable for any failure to update such information.

10. Indemnity. You agree to indemnify, defend and hold harmless Liberal Activist, its licensors and sponsors, all of their affiliates, and all of their respective officers, directors, employees, shareholders, legal representatives, agents, successors and assigns, from and against any damages, liabilities, costs and expenses (including reasonable attorneys’ and professionals’ fees and court costs) arising out of any third party claims based on or related to your use of the Liberal Activist Offerings or any breach by you of these Terms and Conditions.

11. User Materials. The following terms shall apply to content submitted by users on Liberal Activist Offerings:

(a) The Liberal Activist Offerings may contain comment sections, discussion forums, or other interactive features in which you may submit, post or upload user-generated content, including but not limited to comments, video, photos, messages, ideas, suggestions, information, know-how, articles, blogs, and other materials or items (collectively, “User Materials”). By submitting User Materials to Liberal Activist or on Liberal Activist Offerings, you represent that you are eighteen years of age or older and that you will fulfill the obligations set forth in these Terms and Conditions, which forms a binding contract between you and Liberal Activist.

(b) By submitting User Materials to Liberal Activist or on Liberal Activist Offerings, you automatically grant Liberal Activist a worldwide, fully paid-up, royalty-free, irrevocable, nonexclusive right and license, including right of sublicense, for a period of five (5) years, renewable at the discretion of Liberal Activist, to adopt, publish, reproduce, modify, adapt, edit, translate, disseminate, transmit, distribute, perform, reformat, copy, use, create updates, analyses or other derivative works of, publicly display or broadcast, incorporate into other works and otherwise exploit such User Materials (in whole or in part) and all ideas, suggestions or know-how provided therein, for any purpose, without consideration to you or to any third parties, in any form, media, or technology now known or later developed. You represent and warrant to Liberal Activist that you have the full legal right, power and authority to grant to Liberal Activist the license provided for herein. You further grant Liberal Activist the right, but not the obligation, to pursue at law any person or entity that violates your or Liberal Activist’s rights in the User Materials by a breach of these Terms and Conditions.

(c) If it is determined that you retain moral rights (including rights of attribution or integrity) in the User Materials, you agree and warrant that (i) you do not require that any personally identifying information be used in connection with the User Materials, or any derivative works of or upgrades or updates thereto; (ii) you have no objection to the publication, use, modification, deletion and exploitation of the User Materials by Liberal Activist or its licensees, successors and assigns; (iii) you forever waive and agree not to claim or assert any entitlement to any and all moral rights of an author in any of the User Materials; and (iv) you forever release Liberal Activist, and its licensees, successors and assigns, from any claims that you could otherwise assert against Liberal Activist by virtue of any such moral rights.

(d) By submitting User Materials, you represent and warrant that:

You will not upload, post or otherwise transmit any User Materials that: (i) violates these Terms and Conditions, including, without limitation, the restrictions set forth in Paragraph 3; (ii) violates or infringes in any way upon the rights of others; (iii) you know to be false, misleading or inaccurate; (iv) contains anything unlawful, libelous, slanderous, offensive, obscene, hateful, pornographic, violent, insulting, threatening, abusive, misleading, deceptive, or racially, ethnically, or otherwise objectionable; (v) contains any commercial, promotional, or solicitation information, or disparages any product or service; or (vi) is protected by copyright, trademark, trade secret, right of publicity or other proprietary right without the express permission of the owner of such copyright, trademark, trade secret, right of publicity or other proprietary right.
You will not interfere with any other user’s right to privacy, including by harvesting or collecting personally-identifiable information or posting private information about a third party.
You are solely responsible for all User Materials you send or post on any of the Liberal Activist Offerings, and you assume all risks associated with its use, including any reliance on its accuracy, completeness or usefulness by others, and any disclosure by you of information contained therein that makes you personally identifiable.

(e) All User Materials you send or post will be accessible by Liberal Activist, you, and any other users who are entitled to similar privileges. Liberal Activist does not take any responsibility or assume any liability for (i) the content of User Materials, (ii) the accuracy or credibility of any User Materials, (iii) any actions you may take as a result of reading or otherwise using User Materials, or (iv) any failure to store or display User Materials at any time. By accessing or using the Liberal Activist Offerings, you may be exposed to User Materials sent or posted by others that you may perceive as offensive or otherwise objectionable.

(f) Liberal Activist shall have the right, but not the obligation, to monitor User Materials to determine compliance with these Terms of Service and to satisfy any law, regulation or authorized government request. Although Liberal Activist has no obligation to monitor, screen, edit or remove any of the User Materials submitted to Liberal Activist or posted or uploaded to the Liberal Activist Offerings, Liberal Activist reserves the right, and has absolute discretion, to screen, edit, refuse to post or remove without notice any such User Materials at any time and for any reason. In addition, Liberal Activist may share personally identifiable information in response to a law enforcement agency’s request, or as otherwise required or permitted by law.

(g) User Materials submitted by you will be considered non-confidential and Liberal Activist is under no obligation to treat such User Materials as proprietary information except pursuant to the Liberal Activist Privacy Policy. Without limiting the foregoing, Liberal Activist reserves the right to use, display or publish any User Materials as it deems appropriate, including, without limitation, deleting, editing, modifying, rejecting, or refusing to post it. If Liberal Activist rejects or refuses to post your User Materials, you may not release, submit or otherwise distribute such User Materials elsewhere if it contains any references to Liberal Activist or implies an association with Liberal Activist.

(h) You acknowledge and agree that neither you, nor anyone else who may appear in your submission, will receive any compensation for any use (including for online or offline promotional purposes) by Liberal Activist of, or ideas, suggestions or know-how you provide in, your User Materials.

(i) If you believe that any User Material is infringing copyrights or other intellectual property rights held by you or by someone on whose behalf you are authorized to act, please follow the steps described on Liberal Activist’s Contact Information page.

12. Subscription Fees; Refund Policies. You agree to pay the subscription fees and any other charges incurred for a Service (including any applicable taxes) at the rate in effect when the charges were incurred. Liberal Activist may change the fees and charges then in effect, or add new fees or charges, by giving you advance notice. You are responsible for any fee or charges incurred to access a Service through an Internet access provider or other third-party service. Each subscription fee falls into one of the following categories:

(a) Paid: A paid subscription is when a person pays in full at the time of registration for a certain term (usually twelve (12) months).

(b) Trial with a Premium Product: From time to time, Liberal Activist will offer a premium item (e.g., a free book, excluding applicable tax, shipping and handling charges) with a trial subscription to a Service.

(c) Bonus Trial: From time to time, Liberal Activist will give a bonus trial subscription to subscribers when they purchase a product or paid subscription.

The refund policy may differ depending on the type of subscription and offer. Please see the terms of the specific offer on the order page for a description of the applicable refund policy.

13. Renewal; Cancellation. Your subscription will renew automatically unless it is cancelled in accordance with Liberal Activist’s policies. Thirty days before the end of your subscription and each subsequent renewal term thereafter, you will receive a notification that your subscription is ending. For all subscriptions, you must cancel your subscription before it renews in order to avoid billing of subscription fees for the renewal term. Liberal Activist may cancel your subscription or alter its delivery method at any time by notifying you. The procedures for cancellation and/or refund policies, if any, will be specified in the notification referenced above.

14. Governing Law; Jurisdiction; Venue. Except as provided in Paragraph 15, these Terms and Conditions, including (without limitation) any disputes relating to the Liberal Activist Offerings, whether sounding in contract, tort, statute or otherwise, are governed by the laws of the State of Wisconsin, without reference to its conflict of law principles. Any litigation arising out of or connected in any way with any claim of infringement of copyrights or other intellectual property rights regarding the Liberal Activist Offerings shall take place in a State or Federal court of competent jurisdiction in Milwaukee County, Wisconsin. You hereby consent to personal jurisdiction and venue in the State and Federal courts located in the State of Wisconsin, Milwaukee County, with respect to any actions, claims, disputes or proceedings arising out of or in connection with the foregoing.

15. Dispute Resolution. Except as provided in Paragraph 14 or as specifically provided otherwise in any Other Agreement, any dispute, controversy or claim you may have arising out of or relating to these Terms and Conditions, including any disputes relating to the Liberal Activist Offerings, whether sounding in contract, tort, statute or otherwise, shall be finally resolved by arbitration. The arbitration shall be conducted by one arbitrator in English and in accordance with the International Rules of the American Arbitration Association, which shall administer the arbitration and act as appointing authority. The place of the arbitration shall be Milwaukee, Wisconsin. The decision of the arbitrator shall be binding upon the parties hereto, and the expense of the arbitration (including without limitation the award of attorneys’ fees to the prevailing party) shall be paid as the arbitrator determines. The decision of the arbitrator may be entered by any court of competent jurisdiction. You agree to submit to the jurisdiction of the state and federal courts in the State of Wisconsin for the purposes of any judicial proceedings to obtain interim relief and in aid of the arbitration or judicial proceedings to confirm or enforce the award. Notwithstanding the foregoing, Liberal Activist may seek relief from a court of law in the event of a breach by you of these Terms and Conditions.

16. Enforcing Security on the Sites. Actual or attempted unauthorized use of the Sites may result in criminal and/or civil prosecution, including, without limitation, punishment under the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act of 1986 under U.S. federal law. Liberal Activist reserves the right to take steps Liberal Activist believes are reasonably necessary or appropriate to enforce and/or verify compliance with any part of these Terms and Conditions such as view, monitor, and record activity on the Sites without notice or permission from User, including, without limitation, by archiving notices or communications sent by User through the Sites. Any information obtained by monitoring, reviewing, or recording is subject to review by law enforcement organizations in connection with investigation or prosecution of possible criminal or unlawful activity on the Sites as well as to disclosures required by or under applicable law or related government agency actions. Liberal Activist will also comply with all court orders or subpoenas involving requests for such information.

17. Injunctive Relief. User acknowledges that any breach, threatened or actual, of these Terms and Conditions, including, without limitation, with respect to unauthorized use of Liberal Activist proprietary assets, will cause irreparable injury to Liberal Activist, such injury would not be quantifiable in monetary damages, and Liberal Activist would not have an adequate remedy at law. User therefore agrees that Liberal Activist shall be entitled, in addition to other available remedies, to seek and be awarded an injunction or other appropriate equitable relief from a court of competent jurisdiction restraining any breach, threatened or actual, of User’s obligations under any provision of these Terms and Conditions. Accordingly, User hereby waives any requirement that Liberal Activist post any bond or other security in the event any injunctive or equitable relief is sought by or awarded to Liberal Activist to enforce any provision of these Terms and Conditions.

18. Term, Termination, Amendments. These Terms and Conditions will take effect when you first commence using any of the Liberal Activist Offerings, whether or not you enter into any Other Agreement. Liberal Activist reserves the right at any time and for any reason to deny you access to the Liberal Activist Offerings or any portion thereof. Termination will be effective without notice. Please note that Liberal Activist reserves the right to change these Terms and Conditions without notice. If a change is implemented by a posting on the Liberal Activist Offerings, it shall be deemed to take effect when posted. Your continued use of the Liberal Activist Offerings following notice of such modifications will be conclusively deemed acceptance of any changes to these Terms and Conditions.

19. Waiver. Failure to insist on strict performance of any of these Terms and Conditions will not operate as a waiver of any subsequent default or failure of performance. No waiver by Liberal Activist of any right under these Terms and Conditions will be deemed to be either a waiver of any other right or provision or a waiver of that same right or provision at any other time.

20. Nature of Relationship. No joint venture, partnership, employment, or agency relationship exists between you and Liberal Activist as a result of these Terms and Conditions or your utilization of the Liberal Activist Offerings.

21. Severability. If any provision of these Terms and Conditions is held unenforceable by a court or tribunal of competent jurisdiction, that provision shall be enforced to the maximum extent permissible so as to effect the intent of the parties, and the remainder of these Terms and Conditions shall continue in full force and effect.

22. Entire Agreement/Reservation of Rights. Your rights to use certain material available on or through the Liberal Activist Offerings may be subject to separate digital or written agreements with Liberal Activist (“Other Agreements”). Particular pages or features of the Liberal Activist Offerings with content supplied by Liberal Activist or its licensors may have different or additional terms (“Special Terms”), which will be disclosed to you when you access those pages or features, and by accessing or using such pages and features, you will be deemed to have agreed to the applicable Special Terms.

If there is a conflict between these Terms and Conditions and the Special Terms, the Special Terms will govern with respect to such pages or features or content. In the event of a conflict between these Terms and Conditions and one or more Other Agreements, the terms of such Other Agreement(s) shall govern and control. Along with any Special Terms and Other Agreements, these Terms and Conditions, and Liberal Activist’s Privacy Policy and RSS Policy represent the entire agreement between you and Liberal Activist with respect to your use of and material available on or through the Liberal Activist Offerings, and it supersedes all prior or contemporaneous communications and proposals, whether electronic, oral, or written between you and Liberal Activist with respect to the Liberal Activist Offerings. Any rights not expressly granted herein are reserved.

23. Contact Information. If you would like to contact Liberal Activist, you can reach us at:

(a) contact@Liberal Activist.com. If you choose to contact Liberal Activist via e-mail regarding these Terms and Conditions, or Other Agreement, please mark the subject heading of your e-mail “Terms Inquiry,” or “Purchaser/Subscriber Inquiry,” respectively;

(b)  contact @Liberal Activist.com. If you would like to contact a Liberal Activist's customer service agent;

(c)  contact @Liberal Activist.com, if you would like to contact Liberal Activist’s copyright agent; or

(d) Mail: Liberal Activist, Milwaukee, WI 53217.