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Terms of Use

Dated (and effective as of): January 30, 2010

Definition of Terms
This Vibrant Village™ Terms of Use Agreement ("Terms") sets forth the terms and conditions for use of the Vibrant Village™ Web site (the "Web site"; http://vibrantvillage.com).

Vibrant Village is an online publication and Web site owned and operated by Vibrant Village Media ("Owner"). The "Vibrant Village" name and "VibrantVillage.com" are trademarks of Vibrant Village Media. All rights in these marks are reserved by the Owner.

"You" and "Your" refer to anyone who accesses the Web site for the purpose of reading, viewing, commenting, posting, or uploading/downloading files or information.

By Your use of the Vibrant Village Web site and/or use of the Vibrant Village forum (part of the Vibrant Village Web site), You acknowledge, accept, and agree to be bound by the Terms, as set forth herein.

This Web site and its content are the copyright of Owner. You may not copy, reproduce, or re-distribute – in any form or manner – any portion of this Web site or its content, without the express, written permission of Owner.

This Web site is made available to You for Your personal entertainment and information. Commercial use without the express, written permission of Owner is prohibited.

Terms Subject to Change
The Owner reserves the right to change the Terms at any time, without prior notice. Any updated Terms shall take effect upon their being posted on the Web site, which shall also constitute notice of the updated Terms. Your continued use of the Web site after any changes or updates to the Terms have been posted constitutes your acceptance and agreement to be bound by the updated Terms. This current version of the Terms is dated January 30, 2010, and shall be effective from that date, until and unless superseded by more-recent Terms.

This Web site is intended for the general public, 13 years of age or older. It is not for the use of those under 13 years of age.

No Warranty
This Web site is made available to You "as is," and without any express or implied warranty of any kind, and without any warranty or implication of fitness for use. While every effort is made to ensure any information provided is accurate, Owner does not warrant the accuracy of any information provided.

User-Generated Content
Comments or postings by users of the Web site do not necessarily represent the views of Owner.

By posting comments and/or forum postings, or uploading any other content, such as files, photos, drawings, or electronic images to the Web site, you grant to Vibrant Village and its Owner an unlimited, worldwide, non-exclusive license to publish and disseminate this content, or to sub-license it to others. You also warrant that you hold the copyright for any content that you place on this Web site, or have received permission from the owner of such content to place it on this Web site. You agree to indemnify, hold harmless, and defend Vibrant Village and its Owner in the event of a lawsuit by any third party resulting from Content or information that you post, or by your violation of the rights of others, including – but not limited to – copyright.

Vibrant Village believes in community, and encourages reader contributions and comments that are frank, courteous, thoughtful, and considerate of others. You many not post comments or images that – in the sole judgment of Owner – are libelous, hateful, pornographic, obscene, personal attacks, or otherwise inappropriate for this public site. While Owner reserves the right to delete or edit any postings that – in Owner's sole discretion – violate laws, the rights of others, or Vibrant Village editorial standards, Owner assumes no obligation or responsibility for opinions or content posted by independent contributors or by Web site visitors. Any user-posted content is the sole responsibility of those posting such material.

Governing Law
Any dispute shall be governed by the laws of the State of North Carolina.