Terms of Use

Welcome to S. Wyatt Young’s website, the URL of which is www.swyattyoung.com (my “Website”). My Website is a blog that offers various posts about me and contains information about me. My Website is comprised of various web pages operated by S. Wyatt Young (“I,” “me,” or “my”). By using my Website, you agree to be bound by these Terms of Use. If you do not agree to be bound by these Terms of Use, please close your browser immediately and do not return to my Website.

Privacy

Your use of my Website is subject to my Privacy Policy. Please review my Privacy Policy, which provides details about information I collect, the steps I take to protect that information, and how I may use that information. My Privacy Policy (as hyperlinked herein) is hereby incorporated into these Terms of Use.

Your Account

If you create an account on my Website, you agree that you are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your account and password, and for restricting access to your computer. You agree to accept responsibility for all activities that occur using your account or password. You may not assign or otherwise transfer your account to any other person or entity without notifying me in writing. You acknowledge that I am not responsible for third party access to your account resulting from theft or misappropriation of your account. Finally, you agree that I may close your account at any time, at my sole discretion, with or without notice.

I do not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from children under the age of 13. If you are under the age of 13, you are not allowed to use my Website, and you must close your browser immediately. If you are at least 13 years old but younger than 18 years old, you may use my website only if you have the permission of your parent or guardian. If you are a parent or guardian and have questions about my data collection practices, please contact me using the information provided at the end of these Terms of Use.

Third Party Sites and Services

My Website may contain links to other websites (“Linked Sites”). These Linked Sites are not under my control and I am not responsible for the contents of any Linked Site, including without limitation any link on a Linked Site, or any changes or updates to a Linked Site. I provide these links to you only as a convenience, and the inclusion of any link does not imply that I endorse the Linked Site, nor does it imply that I am in any way associated with the operators of the Linked Site.

I partner with certain third-party websites and organizations (e.g., WordPress and Google Analytics) to provide the services on my Website. By using any product, service, or functionality associated with or originating from my Website, you agree that I may share any information I collect from you with these third-party websites and organizations.

Intellectual Property Rights, Prohibited Uses

You are granted a non-exclusive, non-transferable, revocable license to access and use my Website strictly in accordance with these Terms of Use. You agree not to use my Website for any purpose that is unlawful or prohibited by these Terms of Use. You agree not to use my Website in any way that would or should reasonably be expected to damage, disable, overburden, or impair my Website, or interfere with any other party’s use and enjoyment of my Website. You agree not to obtain or attempt to obtain any materials or information through any means not intentionally made available to you on my Website.

All content included as part of my Website, including any text, graphics, logos, and images, as well as any software used on my Website, is either my property or the property of one of my partners, and is protected by United States and international copyright and trademark laws. You agree to observe and abide by all applicable intellectual property laws and notices.

You agree not to copy, modify, publish, transmit, reverse engineer, participate in the transfer or sale of, create any derivative works of, or in any way exploit the content on my Website, in whole or in part.

You may, however, copy, publish, and distribute excerpts from the textual content of my Website, but such excerpts may not exceed 500 words in length, and must abide by the following terms:

  1. If published in a print medium, you must: include my name (“S. Wyatt Young”), include a reference to at least three of my social media profiles (my username on which is “swyattyoung”), and clearly indicate that the excerpt is from my Website.
  2. If published in an electronic medium, you must: include my name (“S. Wyatt Young”), include a direct link to my website, include a reference and direct link to at least three of my social media profiles (my username on which is “swyattyoung”), and clearly indicate that the excerpt is from my Website.

Finally, you agree that your use of my Website, including any copying, publishing, and distributing as permitted above, does not give you any ownership to the content on my Website. Excepting only those rights which are expressly granted in these Terms of Use, all other rights are reserved.

Use of Communication Services

My Website includes the ability to like and comment on blog posts (the “Communication Services”). You agree to use the Communication Services only to post comments and material that are directly related to the blog post on which the Communication Services are found. You agree not to use Communication Services in a way that defames, abuses, harasses, stalks, threatens, or otherwise violates the legal rights of others. You agree not to post any inappropriate, profane, obscene, defamatory, indecent, or unlawful material using the Communication Services. You agree not to post anything through the Communication Services that violates the intellectual property rights of others. You agree to take full responsibility for any comments or materials you post using the Communication Services, and you agree to indemnify me against any cause of action that might be brought against me in connection with your use of the Communication Services.

You agree that I have no obligation to monitor the Communication Services. However, you agree that I may review comments and materials posted through the Communication Services and remove any materials at my sole discretion. Furthermore, you agree that I may terminate your access to any or all of the Communication Services at any time, without notice, and for any reason.

You agree that I may disclose any information that is necessary for me to comply with applicable laws, regulations, legal process, or government requests. Finally, you agree that I have the right to edit, refuse to post, or remove, in whole or in part, any comments or materials you post using the Communication Services.

Materials Provided to Us

I don’t claim ownership of any information you provide to me, whatever the means by which you provide it. However, you agree to grant me, my partners, and any necessary sublicensees a non-exclusive, transferable, and irrevocable license to copy, distribute, transmit, publicly display, publicly perform, edit, translate, and reformat any information you provide to me, whatever the means by which you provide it. You agree that no compensation will be paid to you in connection with this license, and that I am under no obligation to post or use any information you provide to me. You further agree that you own or otherwise control all of the rights necessary to grant me this license, and agree to indemnify me against any cause of action brought against us in connection with this license or my use of any information you provide to me.

Liability Disclaimer

THE INFORMATION, SOFTWARE, PRODUCTS, AND SERVICES INCLUDED IN OR AVAILABLE THROUGH MY WEBSITE MAY INCLUDE INACCURACIES OR TYPOGRAPHICAL ERRORS. CHANGES ARE PERIODICALLY ADDED TO THE INFORMATION HEREIN. I AND MY PARTNERS MAY MAKE IMPROVEMENTS AND CHANGES TO MY WEBSITE AT ANY TIME.

I AND MY PARTNERS MAKE NO REPRESENTATIONS ABOUT THE SUITABILITY, RELIABILITY, AVAILABILITY, TIMELINESS, AND ACCURACY OF THE INFORMATION, SOFTWARE, PRODUCTS, SERVICES AND RELATED GRAPHICS CONTAINED ON MY WEBSITE FOR ANY PURPOSE. TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, ALL SUCH INFORMATION, SOFTWARE, PRODUCTS, SERVICES AND RELATED GRAPHICS ARE PROVIDED “AS IS” WITHOUT WARRANTY OR CONDITION OF ANY KIND. I AND MY PARTNERS HEREBY DISCLAIM ALL WARRANTIES AND CONDITIONS WITH REGARD TO THIS INFORMATION AND THE SOFTWARE, PRODUCTS, SERVICES, AND RELATED GRAPHICS, INCLUDING ALL IMPLIED WARRANTIES OR CONDITIONS OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, TITLE, AND NON-INFRINGEMENT.

YOU AGREE THAT TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, IN NO EVENT SHALL I OR MY PARTNERS BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, PUNITIVE, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, OR ANY DAMAGES WHATSOEVER, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, DAMAGES FOR LOSS OF USE, DATA, OR PROFITS, ARISING OUT OF OR IN ANY WAY CONNECTED WITH THE USE OR PERFORMANCE OF MY WEBSITE, WITH THE DELAY OR INABILITY TO USE MY WEBSITE OR RELATED SERVICES, THE PROVISION OF OR FAILURE TO PROVIDE SERVICES, OR FOR ANY INFORMATION, SOFTWARE, PRODUCTS, SERVICES AND RELATED GRAPHICS OBTAINED THROUGH MY WEBSITE, OR OTHERWISE ARISING OUT OF THE USE OF MY WEBSITE, WHETHER ARISING IN CONTRACT, TORT, NEGLIGENCE, STRICT LIABILITY OR OTHERWISE, EVEN IF I OR ANY OF MY PARTNERS HAVE BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF DAMAGES.

IF YOU ARE DISSATISFIED WITH ANY PORTION OF MY WEBSITE, OR WITH ANY OF THESE TERMS OF USE, YOUR SOLE AND EXCLUSIVE REMEDY IS TO DISCONTINUE USING MY WEBSITE.

Miscellaneous Provisions

You agree that I may, at my sole discretion, terminate your access to my Website and related services at any time, with or without notice. You agree that the laws of the State of Utah (without giving effect to its conflicts of law principles) and the United States govern all matters arising under and relating to these Terms of Use. You agree to bring any action arising under or relating to these Terms of Use in the Third District Court of the State of Utah, or in the United States District Court for the State of Utah, as may be appropriate.

You agree that no joint venture, partnership, employment, or agency relationship exists between you and me because of these Terms of Use or because of your use of my Website. You agree that if any provision of these Terms of Use is determined to be illegal or unenforceable, it is to that extent omitted from these Terms of Use, and so long as the essential provisions of these Terms of Use remain legal and enforceable, all other provisions of these Terms of Use remain in full force and effect.

Finally, you agree that these Terms of Use constitute the final, exclusive agreement between us on the matters contained in these Terms of Use, and that all of our earlier and contemporaneous negotiations and agreements on such matters are expressly merged into and superseded by these Terms of Use.

Changes to Terms

You agree that I may, at my sole discretion, change these Terms of Use, and that the most current version of these Terms of Use supersedes all previous versions. You further agree that your continued use of my Website, following any such changes, constitutes your acceptance of those changes.

Contact Us

I welcome your questions or comments regarding these Terms of Use:

S. Wyatt Young
C/O Eleora Publishing
P.O. Box 58901
Salt Lake City, Utah 84158

You may also contact me using the contact form on my Website.

Effective as of November 20, 2017