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Bright Kids at Home Terms of Use & Privacy Policy

Terms of Use

If you disagree with any of the below terms of use, do not use this site.


The Bright Kids at Home Web Site (the "Site") is an online information service provided by Bright Kids at Home ("Bright Kids at Home "), subject to your compliance with the terms and conditions set forth below. PLEASE READ THIS DOCUMENT CAREFULLY BEFORE ACCESSING OR USING THE SITE. BY ACCESSING OR USING THE SITE, YOU AGREE TO BE BOUND BY THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS SET FORTH BELOW. IF YOU DO NOT WISH TO BE BOUND BY THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS, YOU MAY NOT ACCESS OR USE THE SITE. Bright Kids at Home MAY MODIFY THIS AGREEMENT AT ANY TIME, AND SUCH MODIFICATIONS SHALL BE EFFECTIVE IMMEDIATELY UPON POSTING OF THE MODIFIED AGREEMENT ON THE SITE. YOU AGREE TO REVIEW THE AGREEMENT PERIODICALLY TO BE AWARE OF SUCH MODIFICATIONS AND YOUR CONTINUED ACCESS OR USE OF THE SITE SHALL BE DEEMED YOUR CONCLUSIVE ACCEPTANCE OF THE MODIFIED AGREEMENT.


1. Copyright, Licenses, Submissions and Downloaded Material
TRADEMARKS, COPYRIGHTS AND RESTRICTIONS TM & COPYRIGHT 2005 - 2011 BY Bright Kids at Home. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. The entire contents of the Site are protected by international copyright and trademark laws. The owner of the copyrights and trademarks are Bright Kids at Home, its affiliates or other third party licensors. YOU MAY NOT MODIFY, COPY, REPRODUCE, REPUBLISH, UPLOAD, POST, TRANSMIT, OR DISTRIBUTE, IN ANY MANNER, THE MATERIAL ON THE SITE, INCLUDING TEXT, GRAPHICS, CODE AND/OR SOFTWARE. Bright Kids at Home hereby grants you a personal, non-exclusive, non-assignable and non-transferable license to use and display, for home, noncommercial and personal use only, one copy of any Material and/or software that you may download from this site, including, but not limited to, any files, codes, audio or images incorporated in or generated by the software (collectively the "Downloaded Material") provided, however, that you must maintain all copyright and other notices contained in such Downloaded Material. You acknowledge and agree that you may not sublicense, assign or otherwise transfer this license or the Downloaded Material and that no title to the Downloaded Material has been or will be transferred to you from Bright Kids at Home or anyone else. You also agree that you will not alter, disassemble, decompile, reverse engineer or otherwise modify the Downloaded Material.

1.01 TRADEMARKS.
Publications, products, content or services referenced herein or on the Site are the exclusive trademarks or servicemarks of Bright Kids at Home. Other product and company names mentioned in the Site may be the trademarks of their respective owners.

1.02 Submissions Policy
Although we welcome your comments about this site, Bright Kids at Home is not obligated to review or act on any such submissions. Also, while we appreciate your comments, Bright Kids at Home cannot make any guarantee that it will respond to your message. Notwithstanding the foregoing, if you do send us a submission, whether requested or not (collectively the "Submissions"), such Submission shall immediately become Bright Kids at Home's property. Bright Kids at Home may use any such Submissions as it deems fit, but shall have no obligation to use any of them. You agree not to assert any proprietary right of any kind in the Submissions (including, but not limited to copyright or trademark) and you waive the right to receive any financial or other consideration in connection with such Submission including, but not limited to, credit. You agree that any Submissions may be used, edited, removed, modified, published, transmitted, and displayed by Bright Kids at Home without any notice to you. In addition, you agree to waive any and all moral rights in such Submissions. Co-branders are responsible for the content of their sites. A submission is defined as a request to have some information posted on the Bright Kids at Home website or Yahoo Groups. It does not include ordinary emailings with questions or comments you wish me to respond to privately.


2. Use of the Site.
You understand that, except for information, products or services clearly identified as being supplied by Bright Kids at Home, Bright Kids at Home does not operate, control or endorse any information, products or services on the Internet in any way. Except for Bright Kids at Home- identified information, products or services, all information, products and services offered through the Site or on the Internet generally are offered by third parties, that are not affiliated with Bright Kids at Home. You also understand that Bright Kids at Home cannot and does not guarantee or warrant that files available for downloading through the Site will be free of infection or viruses, worms, Trojan horses or other code that manifest contaminating or destructive properties. You are responsible for implementing sufficient procedures and checkpoints to satisfy your particular requirements for accuracy of data input and output, and for maintaining a means external to the Site for the reconstruction of any lost data.

2.01 Linked Sites
Bright Kids at Home , may be, but is not necessarily affiliated with sites which are linked to or from this site and in either case is not responsible for their content ("Linked Sites"). The Linked Sites are for your convenience only and you access them at your own risk.


Disclaimers and Limitations on Liability


YOU ASSUME TOTAL RESPONSIBILITY AND RISK FOR YOUR USE OF THE SITE AND THE INTERNET. Bright Kids at Home PROVIDES THE SITE AND RELATED INFORMATION "AS IS" AND DOES NOT MAKE ANY EXPRESS OR IMPLIED WARRANTIES, REPRESENTATIONS OR ENDORSEMENTS WHATSOEVER (INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION WARRANTIES OF TITLE OR NONINFRINGEMENT, OR THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE) WITH REGARD TO THE SERVICE, ANY MERCHANDISE INFORMATION OR SERVICE PROVIDED THROUGH THE SERVICE OR ON THE INTERNET GENERALLY, AND Bright Kids at Home SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY COST OR DAMAGE ARISING EITHER DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY FROM ANY SUCH TRANSACTION. IT IS SOLELY YOUR RESPONSIBILITY TO EVALUATE THE ACCURACY, COMPLETENESS AND USEFULNESS OF ALL OPINIONS, ADVICE, SERVICES, MERCHANDISE AND OTHER INFORMATION PROVIDED THROUGH THE SERVICE OR ON THE INTERNET GENERALLY. Bright Kids at Home DOES NOT WARRANT THAT THE SERVICE WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR-FREE OR THAT DEFECTS IN THE SERVICE WILL BE CORRECTED.


YOU UNDERSTAND FURTHER THAT THE PURE NATURE OF THE INTERNET CONTAINS UNEDITED MATERIALS SOME OF WHICH ARE SEXUALLY EXPLICIT OR MAY BE OFFENSIVE TO YOU. YOUR ACCESS TO SUCH MATERIALS IS AT YOUR RISK. Bright Kids at Home HAS NO CONTROL OVER AND ACCEPTS NO RESPONSIBILITY WHATSOEVER FOR SUCH MATERIALS.


LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
IN NO EVENT WILL Bright Kids at Home BE LIABLE FOR (I) ANY INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, OR INDIRECT DAMAGES (INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, DAMAGES FOR LOSS OF PROFITS, BUSINESS INTERRUPTION, LOSS OF PROGRAMS OR INFORMATION, AND THE LIKE) ARISING OUT OF THE USE OF OR INABILITY TO USE THE SERVICE, OR ANY INFORMATION, OR TRANSACTIONS PROVIDED ON THE SERVICE, OR DOWNLOADED FROM THE SERVICE, OR ANY DELAY OF SUCH INFORMATION OR SERVICE. EVEN IF Bright Kids at Home OR ITS AUTHORIZED REPRESENTATIVES HAVE BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES, OR (II) ANY CLAIM ATTRIBUTABLE TO ERRORS, OMISSIONS, OR OTHER INACCURACIES IN THE SERVICE AND/OR MATERIALS OR INFORMATION DOWNLOADED THROUGH THE SERVICE. BECAUSE SOME STATES DO NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OR LIMITATION OF LIABILITY FOR CONSEQUENTIAL OR INCIDENTAL DAMAGES, THE ABOVE LIMITATION MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU. IN SUCH STATES, Bright Kids at Home LIABILITY IS LIMITED TO THE GREATEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.


Bright Kids at Home makes no representations whatsoever about any other web site which you may access through this one or which may link to this Site. When you access a non-Bright Kids at Home web site, please understand that it is independent from Bright Kids at Home, and that Bright Kids at Home has no control over the content on that web site. In addition, a link to a Bright Kids at Home web site does not mean that Bright Kids at Home endorses or accepts any responsibility for the content, or the use, of such web site.


3. Indemnification.
You agree to indemnify, defend and hold harmless Bright Kids at Home, its officers, directors, employees, agents, licensors, suppliers and any third party information providers to the Service from and against all losses, expenses, damages and costs, including reasonable attorneys' fees, resulting from any violation of this Agreement (including negligent or wrongful conduct) by you or any other person accessing the Service.


4. Third Party Rights.
The provisions of paragraphs 2 (Use of the Service), and 3 (Indemnification) are for the benefit of Bright Kids at Home and its officers, directors, employees, agents, licensors, suppliers, and any third party information providers to the Service. Each of these individuals or entities shall have the right to assert and enforce those provisions directly against you on its own behalf.


5.Term; Termination.
This Agreement may be terminated by either party without notice at any time for any reason. The provisions of paragraphs 1 (Copyright, Licenses and Idea Submissions), 2 (Use of the Service), 3 (Indemnification), 4 (Third Party Rights) and 6 (Miscellaneous) shall survive any termination of this Agreement.


6.Miscellaneous.
This Agreement shall all be governed and construed in accordance with the laws of The United States of America applicable to agreements made and to be performed in The United States of America. You agree that any legal action or proceeding between Bright Kids at Home and you for any purpose concerning this Agreement or the parties' obligations hereunder shall be brought exclusively in a federal or state court of competent jurisdiction sitting in The United States of America . Any cause of action or claim you may have with respect to the Service must be commenced within one (1) year after the claim or cause of action arises or such claim or cause of action is barred. Bright Kids at Home's failure to insist upon or enforce strict performance of any provision of this Agreement shall not be construed as a waiver of any provision or right. Neither the course of conduct between the parties nor trade practice shall act to modify any provision of this Agreement. Bright Kids at Home may assign its rights and duties under this Agreement to any party at any time without notice to you.


Privacy Policy
All personal information collected on this Website by Bright Kids at Home and/or its affiliated companies will be utilized primarily for internal purposes and/or to enhance visitor enjoyment and experience. Bright Kids at Home may also use email addresses or other personally identifiable information to contact visitors who directly communicate with Bright Kids at Home. For example, to notify visitors that they have won a game/contest, to provide a requested newsletter, or respond to visitors' questions. Any such contact by Bright Kids at Home is deemed by you to be at your request and with your permission, and shall be deemed by the parties, respectively, to be in compliance with any and all anti-spamming laws that now exist or, shall hereafter be enacted. In some instances, where specified, personal information submitted by visitors may be used for marketing and promotional purposes relating to the Website or other informational properties. Bright Kids at Home currently does not share any personally identifiable information provided by visitors with third parties, unless specified at time of collection. Bright Kids at Home bears no responsibility for any action or policies of any third parties who collect any information visitors may disclose on the bulletin boards, chat areas, other public forums, or other company hosted websites linked within this Website.


Bright Kids at Home runs one Yahoo Group. In their Privacy Policy they do recommend Family Accounts so adults may supervise the use of the groups by young people.


Bright Kids at Home utilizes Google Analytics to help determine trends and interests of visitors. You may see a sample of the type of data collected here.

On our front page and some subsequent pages we use FEEDJIT. FEEDJIT shows Blog Readers which blogs are popular in any city and provides useful widgets for Bloggers. Currently we are using this free widget just for fun to display the travelers to this website. You can read about FEEDJIT here. You can see their privacy policy here.

Bright Kids at Home affiliates may utilize a "cookie" on this Website. A cookie is a piece of information that is transferred to a visitor's hard drive for record-keeping purposes. If visitors choose to, they have the option to set their browser so that they have the ability to refuse cookies. Recently Google adsense started using DoubleClick DART cookies. You can read about that here and and about Double Dart marketing here.

Bright Kids at Home requests that all visitors to the Website that are under the age of 18 not disclose or provide any personal information on this Website unless they provide written authorization to Bright Kids at Home from their parent or legal guardian.

Some ads on our website are from affiliate services. Though Bright Kids at Home is not responsible for their privacy terms, here are the major affiliates we are associated with and links to their privacy policies for your information:

Bright Kids at Home reserves the right to modify, alter or otherwise update this policy at any time so visitors are encouraged to review this policy from time to time.

Any rights not expressly granted herein are reserved. COPYRIGHT NOTICE.© 2005-2017

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Updated: February 3, 2011