Terms of Service
Dulcimer School TERMS & CONDITIONS

DulcimerSchool.com ("Dulcimer School") is a social networking service designed to change the way Dulcimer muscians connect and learn on the internet. By subscribing to Dulcimer School and becoming a Registered Member ("You" or "Member,") agrees to be bound by the following Terms & Conditions of Use ("Terms").

Dulcimer School reserves the right to amend these Terms at any time. Member will be notified by email of material changes to these Terms.

Member's account may be terminated without notice at any time for failure to abide by any of these Terms.

MEMBERSHIP

Members must be 18 years of age or have the permission of a legal guardian of 18 years or older and that parent or guardian is aware of the dulcimerschool.com membership.

Member is responsible for keeping Member's password secure and may not use another Member's account.

Member must use either Member's real name on Member's profile. Neither anonymous membership nor impersonation is permitted.

Member is expected to participate and use the site in the spirit for which it was intended.

Member is required to post an avatar which may be an image of Member or Member's company logo. Images of pets, children, or photos of others are not permitted as avatars.

Dulcimer School reserves the right to accept or reject Membership at its sole discretion.

Dulcimer School strives to verify that its Members are Dulcimer players, but Dulcimer School is not liable for any loss or claim arising from any damages whatsoever due to actions by or the behavior of its Members, or arising from a Member's relationship with any third-parties as a result of Member's participation in Dulcimer School.

By using Dulcimer School and becoming a Member, Member acknowledges that Dulcimer School reserves the right to charge for the service.

Member may terminate his or her membership at any time.

Use of Dulcimer School is at Member's own risk.

INTERACTIONS AMONG MEMBERS

Member is responsible for all of his or her account activity.

Member is responsible for all of the content he or she uploads, shares or copies.

Member may not use the services provided by Dulcimer School for unlawful or prohibited purposes. Following is a partial list of the kind of content that is prohibited by Dulcimer School:

i. content that is patently offensive, or that promotes racism, bigotry, hatred or physical harm of any kind against any group, individual, or Member;

ii. content that attacks, harasses or advocates harassment of another person or Member;

iii. content that involves the transmission of "junk mail", "chain letters," or unsolicited mass mailing or "spamming";

iv. content that promotes information that Member knows is false or misleading, or that promotes illegal activities

v. content that promotes the illegal or unauthorized copying of another person's copyrighted work, for example, providing pirated computer programs or links to such programs, providing information to circumvent manufacturer-installed copy-protect devices, or providing pirated music or links to pirated music files;

vi. content that contains restricted or password-only access pages or hidden pages or images not linked to or from another accessible page;

vii. content that exploits people under the age of 18 in a sexual or violent manner, or solicits personal information from anyone under 18;

viii. content that depicts pornography of any sort;

ix. content that provides instructional information about illegal activities such as making or buying illegal weapons, violating the privacy of another, or providing or creating computer viruses;

x. content that solicits passwords or personal identifying information for commercial or unlawful purposes from other Members;

xi. content that involves commercial activities and/or sales without the prior express written consent of Dulcimer School. This prohibition includes, but is not limited to, contests, sweepstakes, barter, advertising, or pyramid schemes.

xii. content or conduct that is abusive, threatening, obscene, defamatory or libelous;

Member must not transmit any virus, code, worm, data or any other file of a destructive nature.

Dulcimer School will not be moderated for content. Dulcimer School expects the Members to police themselves and act in accordance with the these Terms.

If Member violates these Terms or otherwise disrupts the community, Member is subject to detention, suspension or expulsion from Dulcimer School without prior notice and without refund of any fees paid. Upon Member being detained, suspended, or expelled, Dulcimer School will send a Notice of Detention, Suspension or Expulsion to the registered email address provided by Member at registration.

Automated use of the Dulcimer School system by a Member, such as using scripts to add friends, is prohibited.

SERVICES

Dulcimer School strives to ensure that the service is available 24 hours a day, however Dulcimer School may occasionally be interrupted for upgrades or unforeseen technical difficulties, and Dulcimer School shall not be liable for any modification, suspension or disruption of the service for any reason.

Dulcimer School may, but has no obligation to remove any unlawful content or account deemed not in the best interest of the service.

By submitting a submissions to Dulcimer School, Member grants Dulcimer School a perpetual, irrevocable, worldwide, non-exclusive, royalty-free, sublicensable and transferable license to use, reproduce, distribute, prepare derivative works of, display, and perform such submissions in connection with the Dulcimer School Website and Dulcimer School's business, including without limitation for promoting and redistributing part or all of the Dulcimer School Website (and derivative works thereof) in any media formats and through any media channels. Member understands and agrees that Dulcimer School may retain server copies of submissions that have been removed or deleted.

Member hereby grants each user of Dulcimer School a perpetual, irrevocable, and non-exclusive license to access Member's submissions through the Dulcimer School website, and to use, reproduce, distribute, display and perform such submissions as permitted through the functionality of the Dulcimer School website and under these Terms.

PRIVACY POLICY

Dulcimer School is committed to safeguarding Member's privacy.

Member's name and state or province will be listed in the Member Profile. Dulcimer School will undertake reasonable efforts to protect the Member Profiles from the non-Member public, from spambots, and from search engines.

Member phone numbers are not posted online, and are only retained by Dulcimer School for contact purposes. Personal information provided to Dulcimer School will not be sold or given to vendors, or persons outside Dulcimer School.

OTHER LEGAL MATTERS

These Terms shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of Tennessee. Any dispute between Member and Dulcimer School shall be adjudicated in courts within the state of Tennessee.

All trademark brands and service names used in this service which identify Dulcimer School are proprietary marks of Dulcimer School, a Tennessee Corporation.

Dulcimer School may provide external links to other websites, but Dulcimer School does not endorse or assume responsibility for the content or availability of any other website.

Member agrees to indemnify and hold Dulcimer School, its subsidiaries, affiliates, officers, agents, partners and employees harmless from any loss, liability, claim, or demand, including reasonable attorney's fees, made by any third party due to, or arising out of, Member's use of the Dulcimer School service in violation of these Terms.

FEES

The right of access granted under these Terms is effective only upon payment of the subscription fees, which are non-refundable, other than as expressly provided herein.

Dulcimer School offers one (1) subscription plan: "Per Month"

The "Per Month" plan is a monthly subscription plan. The Per Month subscription automatically renews. Dulcimer School will charge the subscription fees to Member's credit card, every one-month period unless Member cancels the subscription as set forth herein. The Per Month subscription shall renew automatically each month, and Dulcimer School will charge the monthly subscription fees, on the same date of each corresponding month. If a particular month does not include the date, Dulcimer School will charge the monthly subscription fees on the final date of that month. For example, a monthly subscription commencing on June 30, 2010 will be renewed, and the monthly subscription fees charged, on July 31, 2010.

Any plan may be canceled by Member by notifying Dulcimer School in an e-mail sent to support@dulcimerschool.com or by logging in and going to my account setting, but any fees paid, are non refundable.

If Member received any discount, rebate or other special offer on the Member's initial Per Month or Annual subscription, Dulcimer School will renew Member's subscription at the discounted subscription rate.

Discounted Memberships and special offers are valid only for the term specified on Dulcimer School's offer materials.

Dulcimer School may increase subscription fees at any time and for any reason, and such increased fees shall be applicable to any new subscription or re-subscription.