Conditions of Use

Quill & Parchment Member Agreement (Boring Legal Stuff)

By using this site, you signify your agreement with these terms of use. If you do not agree to these terms of use, please do not use this site. Quill & Parchment is intended as an entertainment magazine and as a resource for writers. Anyone may access our free areas, but access to subscription, additional resources and submission rights to enter our writing challenges are limited to subscribing members.

Membership and Payment Information

The annual subscription fee is $12 in US funds.Please select the voice 'Membership' under products, add the item and proceed to checkout at the end of shopping. Your privacy and security are of the utmost importance to Quill & Parchment. Under no circumstances will your personal information be sold, leased, or otherwise made available to any third parties. Upon verification of the completed payment process, Quill & parchment will send via email a user name and password for the Members-Only portion of our site to the user-supplied address indicated in the membership application. Quill & Parchment cannot be responsible for errors or omissions, typographical, intentional, or otherwise, that result in this mail being returned to us as undeliverable.For any questions regarding the registration process use the 'Contact Us' form.

Content

As an entertainment site, some content may be unsuitable for children under 18. Please be advised that Quill & Parchment holds dear the concept of intellectual freedom and the right to free expression .While Quill & Parchment does not endorse or encourage pornography or other material that degrades, harasses or discomfits any person, group, or organization, the frequently personal and\or intimate nature of some material published may contain violent or sexually explicit depictions. We cannot and will not issue a blanket condemnation of certain terms, acts or descriptions, as each article will be evaluated for appropriateness of its own merit on a case-by-case basis. Active parental involvement and supervision are essential on this site, as on the Internet in general. Filtering software is readily available, as are parental controls. Please check with your software vendor, OEM and Internet Service providers for more information on implementing these filters and controls. Quill & Parchment is unable to provide technical support or any other assistance in installing or configuring these filters.

Submissions and Copyright

By submitting any material, you are certifying that these works are of your own original creation and do not violate any copyrights. By submitting material to Quill & Parchment, you agree that we can display, transmit, or distribute your submission without requiring any prior or further consent from you. We may remove or edit submissions at any time at our sole discretion. Authors who submit their material, works, artwork, graphics, ideas or photos to us retain their copyrights. If anyone reports a copyright violation, we will investigate and remove the material if warranted.It goes without saying that submissions should be spelled checked and edited for content prior to being sent. We may occasionally make small editorial changes, or ask the author do so. This should not be construed as cause for offense. Quill & Parchment prides itself on not being just another self-publishing web site. Actual human eyes carefully evaluate all submissions. Once your poem has been accepted you may not withdraw it. It takes time for us to template the poems and frequently the art work is created with your poem in mind. We do not mind simultaneous submissions or previously published poems

Advice or Opinions

Quill & Parchment is an entertainment web site. Any advice or opinions displayed herein are personal opinions of the persons submitting material, and do not necessarily reflect the opinions of the management of Quill & Parchment. The materials in this site are provided 'As Is,' and without warranties of any kind, either expressed or implied by either Quill & Parchment or any of our volunteers. Visitors are totally responsible for their actions while visiting our site.

LIMITATION OF LIABILITY

Under no circumstances, including, but not limited to, negligence, shall Quill & Parchment be liable for any special or consequential damages that result from the use of, or the inability to use, the materials in this site, even if Quill & Parchment or a Quill & Parchment authorized representative has been advised of the possibility of such damages. Applicable law may not allow the limitation or exclusion of liability or incidental or consequential damages, so the above limitation or exclusion may not apply to you. In no event shall Quill & Parchments total liability to you for all damages, losses, and causes of action (whether in contract or tort including, but not limited to, negligence, or otherwise) exceed the amount paid by you, if any, for accessing this site. Your membership may be canceled at any time, however; as the subscription fee covers administrative costs incurred in enrolling membership, it cannot returned or prorated. Cancellation of is sole remedy to disputes with Quill & Parchment.