Terms and Conditions
Last updated: July 17, 2017
Please read these Terms and Conditions (“Terms”) carefully before using the https://www.vinculinc.com website operated by Vinculinc, Inc. Access to and use of the Vinculinc online platform (“Service”) is conditioned on acceptance of and compliance with these Terms. These Terms apply to all visitors, users and others who access or use the Service.
By accessing or using www.vinculinc.com, I agree to be bound by these Terms. If I disagree with any part of the Terms then I may not access the Service.
The Vinculinc platform allows users to share and otherwise make available certain personal information, text, graphics, or other intellectual property (“Content”). I agree that any story submissions uploaded and sent to the Vinculinc editing team via the Vinculinc platform are my original work and do not include phrases, excerpts, images, or concepts copied from or influenced by another party’s work or ideas, nor do these submissions infringe upon any preexisting or future rights held by another publication. I further acknowledge that any and all submissions are relevant to the purpose of www.vinculinc.com as outlined in "About Us," and does not contain any malicious, explicit, or illegal content. I recognize that by submitting work which fails to meet these Terms, I forfeit all rights of use of the Service. When I submit a story through the Vinculinc platform, I automatically accept the terms of Vinculinc's corporate editing policy. I understand that a member of the Vinculinc editing team will respond with an official publication decision no later than fourteen (14) business days after my story is received. I agree to accept the publication decision as final and understand that the Vinculinc team is under no obligation to provide any form of personalized feedback or explanation beyond this publication decision. I further acknowledge that any inquiries designed to exhort the release of this information will not be answered.
Links to Other Websites
The Vinculinc platform may contain links to third-party websites or services that are not owned or controlled by Vinculinc, Inc. Vinculinc, Inc. has no control over, and assumes no responsibility for, the content, privacy policies, and/or practices of any third-party websites or services. I acknowledge and agree that Vinculinc, Inc. shall not be responsible or liable, directly or indirectly, for any damage or loss caused or alleged to be caused by or in connection with use of or reliance on any such content, goods or services available on or through any such websites or services.
The contact and demographic information collected by www.vinculinc.com may be shared with affiliates. I understand that this information will be used by Vinculinc, Inc. to collect metrics about Service users and to contact me. I consent to receive correspondence from Vinculinc, Inc. at any time, and understand that I can opt out of such correspondence if I so choose. I acknowledge that the information provided in my profile is current, accurate, and provided voluntarily, and I accept its future use as outlined in these Terms.
Use of Service
Vinculinc, Inc. does not provide any warranty or guarantee as to the accuracy, timeliness, performance, completeness, or suitability of the information and materials found or offered by www.vinculinc.com for any particular purpose. I acknowledge that such information and materials may contain inaccuracies or errors and understand that Vinculinc, Inc. excludes liability for any such inaccuracies or errors to the fullest extent permitted by law. I further note that www.vinculinc.com contains original material which is owned by and/or licensed to Vinculinc, Inc. This material includes, but is not limited to, website design, layout, content, including but not limited to contemporary stories, articles, and forums, appearance, cover art and graphics. Non-original content is published in accordance with U.S. copyright laws for works in the public domain, or posted and republished with the author and/or original publisher's consent. Reproduction of any of this content is prohibited other than in accordance with the copyright notice, which forms a part of these Terms. I understand that my failure to comply with these Terms will result in my immediate blocking and expulsion from the Service site and may be followed by further legal action.
Vinculinc, Inc. reserves the right to modify or replace these Terms at any time. If a revision is material, Service will provide at least 30 days' notice prior to any new terms taking effect. What constitutes a material change will be determined at Vinculinc, Inc.’s sole discretion.