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"You cannot bring the past into the present because it just messes up the present and the future."
                        - Scotty McCoy

Terms and Conditions

Our Terms and Conditions

These terms and conditions outline the rules and regulations for the use of this Website.

By accessing this Website, we assume you accept these terms and conditions in full. Do not continue to use this Website if you do not accept all of the terms and conditions stated on this page.

The following terminology applies to these Terms and Conditions, Privacy Statement, and Disclaimer Notice, and any or all Agreements:

  1. “Client”, “You” and “Your” refers to you, the person accessing this Website and accepting the Company’s terms and conditions.
  2. “The Company”, “Ourselves”, “We”, “Our” and “Us”, refers to our Company.
  3. “Party”, “Parties”, or “Us”, refers to both the Client and ourselves, or either the Client or ourselves.

All terms refer to the offer, acceptance and consideration of payment necessary to undertake the process of our assistance to the Client in the most appropriate manner, whether by formal meetings of a fixed duration, or any other means, for the express purpose of meeting the Client’s needs in respect of provision of the Company’s stated services/products, in accordance with and subject to, prevailing law of. Any use of the above terminology or other words in the singular, plural, capitalisation, and/or he/she or they, are taken as interchangeable and therefore as referring to the same.

1. Cookies

We employ the use of cookies. By using this Website, you consent to the use of cookies in accordance with this Website's privacy policy, located here. Most of the modern day interactive Websites use cookies to enable us to retrieve user details for each visit. Cookies are used in some areas of our site to enable the functionality of this area and ease of use for those people visiting. Some of our affiliate and advertising partners may also use cookies.

2. License

Unless otherwise stated, this Website and/or it’s licensors and/or Scotty McCoy himself own the intellectual property rights for all material located on this Website. All intellectual property rights are reserved. You may view and/or print pages from http://www.smccoyauthor.com for your own personal use subject to restrictions set in these terms and conditions. You must not:

  • Republish material from http://www.smccoyauthor.com.
  • Sell, rent, or sub-license material from http://www.smccoyauthor.com.
  • Reproduce, duplicate, or copy material from http://www.smccoyauthor.com.
  • Redistribute content from http://www.smccoyauthor.com or any published work from Scotty McCoy himself that is outside of this Website (unless content is specifically made for redistribution).
  • 3. User Comments

    This Agreement shall begin on the date hereof. Certain parts of this Website may offer the opportunity for users to post and exchange opinions, information, material, and data ('Comments') in areas of the Website. This Website does not screen, edit, publish, or review Comments prior to their appearance on the Website and Comments do not reflect the views or opinions of this Website, its employees, its agents, its affiliates, its advertisers, its sponsers, and/or Scotty McCoy himself. Comments reflect the view and opinion of the person who posts such view or opinion. To the extent permitted by applicable laws, this Website nor Scotty McCoy himself shall not be responsible or liable for the Comments or for any loss cost, liability, damages, or expenses caused and/or suffered as a result of any use of and/or posting of and/or appearance of the Comments on this Website. This Website reserves the right to monitor all Comments and to remove any Comments which it considers in its absolute discretion to be inappropriate, offensive, or otherwise in breach of these Terms and Conditions.

    You warrant and represent that:

    1. You are entitled to post the Comments on our website and have all necessary licenses and consents to do so.
    2. The Comments do not infringe any intellectual property right, including, but not limited to copyright, patent, trademark, or any other proprietary right of any third party.
    3. The Comments do not contain any defamatory, libelous, offensive, indecent, or otherwise unlawful material or material which is an invasion of privacy.
    4. The Comments will not be used to solicit or promote business or custom or present commercial activities or unlawful activity.

    You hereby grant to this Website a non-exclusive royalty-free license to use, reproduce, edit, and authorize others to use, reproduce, and edit any of your Comments in any and all forms, formats, or media.

    4. Hyperlinking to our Content

    The following organizations may link to our Website without prior written approval:

    1. Government agencies
    2. Search engines
    3. News organizations
    4. Online directory distributors when they list us in the directory may link to our Web site in the same manner as they hyperlink to the Websites of other listed businesses.
    5. Systemwide Accredited Businesses except soliciting non-profit organizations, charity shopping malls, and charity fundraising groups which may not hyperlink to our Web site.

    These organizations may link to our Homepage, to publications, or to other Website information so long as the link:

    1. Is not in any way misleading.
    2. Does not falsely imply sponsorship, endorsement or approval of the linking party and its products or services
    3. Fits within the context of the linking party's site.

    We may consider and approve in our sole discretion other link requests from the following types of organizations:

    1. Commonly-known consumer and/or business information sources, such as Chambers of Commerce, American Automobile Association, AARP, and Consumers Union
    2. dot.com community sites
    3. Associations or other groups representing charities, including charity-giving sites.
    4. Online directory distributors
    5. Internet portals
    6. Accounting, law, and consulting firms whose primary clients are businesses
    7. Educational institutions and trade associations

    We will approve link requests from these organizations if we determine that: (a) the link would not reflect unfavorably on us or our accredited businesses (for example, trade associations or other organizations representing inherently suspect types of business, such as work-at-home opportunities, shall not be allowed to link); (b) the organization does not have an unsatisfactory record with us; (c) the benefit to us from the visibility associated with the hyperlink outweighs the absence of; and (d) where the link is in the context of general resource information or is otherwise consistent with editorial content in a newsletter or similar product furthering the mission of the organization.

    These organizations may link to our Homepage, to publications, or to other Website information so long as the link:

    1. Is not in any way misleading.
    2. Does not falsely imply sponsorship, endorsement or approval of the linking party and its products or services
    3. Fits within the context of the linking party's site.

    If you are among the organizations listed in paragraph 2 above and are interested in linking to our Website, you must notify us by sending an e-mail to smccoyauthor@gmail.com. Please include your name, your organization name, contact information (such as a phone number and/or e-mail address) as well as the URL of your site, a list of any URLs from which you intend to link to our Web site, and a list of the URL(s) on our site to which you would like to link. Allow two to three weeks for a response due to high email volume to author Scotty McCoy.

    Approved organizations may hyperlink to our Website as follows:

    1. By use of our corporate name.
    2. By use of the uniform resource locator (Web address) being linked to.
    3. By use of any other description of our Website or material being linked to that makes sense within the context and format of content on the linking party's site.
    4. No use of Scotty McCoy or his Website's logos, books, merchandise, or other artwork will be allowed for linking absent a trademark license agreement.

      5. Iframes

      Without prior approval and express written permission, you may not create frames around our Web pages or use other techniques that alter in any way the visual presentation or appearance of our Website.

      6. Reservation of Rights

      We reserve the right at any time and in its sole discretion to request that you remove all links or any particular link to our Website. You agree to immediately remove all links to our Website upon such request. We also reserve the right to amend these terms and conditions and its linking policy at any time. By continuing to link to our Website, you agree to be bound to and abide by these linking terms and conditions.

      7. Removal of links from our Website

      If you find any link on our Website or any linked Website objectionable for any reason, you may contact us about this. We will consider requests to remove links but will have no obligation to do so or to respond directly to you. Whilst we endeavour to ensure that the information on this website is correct, we do not warrant its completeness or accuracy; nor do we commit to ensuring that the Website remains available or that the material on the Website is kept up to date.

      8. Content Liability

      We shall have no responsibility or liability for any content appearing on your Website. You agree to indemnify and defend us against all claims arising out of or based upon your Website. No link(s) may appear on any page on your Website or within any context containing content or materials that may be interpreted as libelous, obscene, or criminal, or which infringes or otherwise violates, or advocates the infringement or other violation of, any third party rights.

      9. Intellectual Property

      The user, upon accessing this Website and purchasing any of Scotty's merchandise, books, and/or any other copyrighted product, agree to not share, redistribute, copy, republish, alter, and/or claim ownership of any eBooks, published books, merchandise, including, but not limited to T-Shirts, hoodies, and/or any other merchandising property created and sold by Scotty McCoy, his employees, affiliates, and/or this Website, logos or any form of visual still images, photographs, or graphics, including pictures on this site that represent Scotty himself, this Website, his brand, his name, his likeness, his signature, or his trademark, any videographic content, including, but not limited to book trailers, movie trailers, films, interviews (both visual and audio interviews), and/or any other videographic content that Scotty himself or his brand owns upon both himself and the Gravestone Films monicker. The theft, plagiarism, redistribution, republication, sharing, posting online without written consent from Scotty himself to any torrent sites, downloading or uploading any content, whether it be an eBook, videographic content, audio, graphical imagery, and/or any other trademarked and copyrighted content that holds Scotty's personal name and likeness, ownership, and/or brand will result in penalties regarding fines, legal fees, and/or imprisonment under the court of laws in the state of Pennsylvania as deemed fit by the judicial system to the fullest extent of the law.

      10. Disclaimer

      To the maximum extent permitted by applicable law, we exclude all representations, warranties, and conditions relating to our Website and the use of this Website (including, but not limited to any warranties implied by law in respect of satisfactory quality, fitness for purpose, and/or the use of reasonable care and skill). Nothing in this disclaimer will:

      1. Limit or exclude our or your liability for death or personal injury resulting from negligence
      2. Limit or exclude our or your liability for fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation
      3. Limit any of our or your liabilities in any way that is not permitted under applicable law
      4. Exclude any of our or your liabilities that may not be excluded under applicable law.

      The limitations and exclusions of liability set out in this Section and elsewhere in this disclaimer:

      1. Are subject to the preceding paragraph.
      2. Govern all liabilities arising under the disclaimer or in relation to the subject matter of this disclaimer, including liabilities arising in contract, in tort (including negligence) and for breach of statutory duty.

      To the extent that the website and the information and services on the website are provided free of charge, we will not be liable for any loss or damage of any nature.

      11. Copyright

      This Website, Scotty's name, likeness, brand, and image, and any work of art and/or literature produced by, owned by, created by, written by, and/or otherwise published by Scotty himself are all copyrighted legally in the state of Pennsylvania and domestically/nationally in the United States of America via the United States Patent and Trademark Office based in Washington D.C. All violations against Scotty and his trademarks and copyrights are punishable by law and protected by the Copyright Act of 1976. Violating any and all copyright laws can incrue punishments that result in fines, legal fees and court costs, and/or imprisonment with a minimum sentence of five years by the United States Judical System based in the State of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. All violators will be prosecuted to the fullest extent of the law with the maximum sentence sought out.

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