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Www.geekvillage.com/Published Perfection/Steve Shubitz reserves the right, in its sole discretion and without any obligation, to make improvements to, or correct any error or omissions in any portion of the Content or the Website. THE WEBSITE AND THE CONTENT ARE PROVIDED BY www.geekvillage/Published Perfection/Steve Shubitz ON AN "AS IS" BASIS, AND Www.geekvillage/Published Perfection/Steve Shubitz EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMS ANY AND ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, WITH RESPECT TO THE SERVICE OR ANY MATERIALS AND PRODUCTS. IN NO EVENT SHALL Www.geekvillage/Published Perfection/Steve Shubitz BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, PUNITIVE, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES OF ANY KIND WHATSOEVER WITH RESPECT TO THE WEBSITE, THE CONTENT AND THE PRODUCTS. We reserve the right, at our sole and absolute discretion, to modify the terms and conditions on this page and our entire website.

EVERYTHING on this site is 2000-2004 GeekVillage.com/Published Perfection. Please DO NOT create links and or Frame Sets on another site to any files, pages, or content on our site. You may not use, borrow, or possess any files and or content/data on our site under any circumstances. This includes but is not limited to all our .gif, .html, .htm, .shtml .jpg, .mid, .exe files. You may not use, borrow, or possess any of our content, design, look and feel, or user interface. Our Registered Members continue to retain all rights and privileges to the images which they upload to our geek/Gallery. You are only granting us rights/permission to use your images in our Gallery and or use them to promote our Gallery throughout our sites. Our Registered Members continue to retain all rights and privileges (consistent with our Rules and Posting Guide) to the posts which they make to our geek/talk Forums. You are granting us rights/permission to use your posts in our geek/talk Forums to promote our Forums throughout our sites and or in articles or synidication which we may author.

The use of any technology which alters our content and or user experience which includes but is not limited to our advertising, is forbidden. Including but not limited to Ad-blockers such as Ad-subtract, Pro, Ad-Muncher, Naviscope, and ZoneAlarm Pro. The use of any technology which harvests/exstracts our content is also forbidden. Including but not limited to Offline, Stripper, Webzip, and Web Downloader. If we catch you violating these terms we won't issue a warning. We will invoke our ZERO TOLERANCE policy and lodge formal complaints with your ISP, Web Hosting Company, master domain that hosts your site if you do not own a domain, Upstream Providers, and numerous other federal and state authorities. We reserve the right, at our sole discretion, to change these terms, conditions, and rules.

We do not permit the use of profanity anywhere on this site. We do not permit personnel attacks or illegal activities. We do not permit the display of X Rated material of any kind.

Any data which we collect will only be used by ourselves. We reserve the right to transfer any data collected in the event we sell this site or any other site which we own.

We reserve the right to immediately BAN you from our geek/talk Forums and or delete your user account from other services which we offer if you post and or convey slanderous, disingenuous, untruthful, or socially unacceptable comments about any of our services on other Bulletin Board systems, Chat rooms, via email, and via PM services. Please don't insult our intelligence by making these kinds of statements and then asking us to reinstate your membership and or your account.

We do not permit or endorse "SPAM". If you use any services on this site to SPAM us or anyone else we will immediately perform the following actions. This includes but is not limited to "harvesting" AKA extracting email addresses from any service, page, script, or member profiles or posts in our geek/talk Forums or anywhere else on this site. NO warnings will be issued. We will lodge a formal complaint with your ISP, Web Hosting Company, master domain that hosts your site if you do not own a domain, Upstream Providers, and numerous other federal and state authorities. If you feel our actions are without merit then please discuss this with the authorities and individuals we have lodged a complaint with. We will not engage in discussions with you once our actions are taken. If you respond to any Email we send you with a "sales pitch" or any verbiage about what you can offer us, we consider all of this E-Mail "SPAM" and we will immediately perform all of the actions stated at the beginning of this paragraph. This includes but is not limited to your EMail response, an auto responder, or placing us on your EMail list. If you need our advice and or interpretation on a particular action you may take, please contact us BEFORE you do something. We are happy to help you clarify any actions or polices. If you violate ANY of our Rules, Policies, and Terms Of Use anwhere on this site and we elect to invoke our ZERO TOLERACE policy and or any other actions which we deem necessary, we WILL NOT engage in any dialog with you. This includes but is not limited to answering your Email, postings to our geek/talk Bulletin Board, and our geek/chat service.

If you engage in any form of harassment via email, form submissions, phone, or FAX we will immediatelt invoke our ZERO TOLERANCE policy and lodge formal complaints with your ISP, Web Hosting Company, master domain that hosts your site if you do not own a domain, Upstream Providers, and numerous other federal and state authorities.

All our Chat Transcripts are 2000-2004 GeekVillage.com/Published Perfection. They may not be used, reproduced, posted, transmitted, and or quoted from without our prior written permission. They may only be posted on this site and our geek/talk Bulletin Board. Our Moderated VIP geek/chat Transcripts are edited for clarity, brevity, and appropriateness. We only examine Chat Transcripts to create transcripts of our Moderated VIP geek/chat sessions and when we suspect abusers or receive formal abuse complaints.

ZERO tolerance Spam/Abuse policy for our Webmail service:

Spam and or Abuse in any form or shape will not be tolerated. One complaint for a single Spam or Abuse email or 300 complaints for 600 emails. It makes no difference to us. Our actions should be easy to understand. Your account is immediately suspended and all your other membership privileges are immediately removed. No refunds will be issued under any circumstances.

1. What is Spam/Abuse?

We will define what Spam/Abuse is. You will not. It makes no difference to us weather your email is trying to sell something or drive traffic. Abuse includes but is not limited to: harrasing emails, email which contains threats, fraudulent activity, forgery or impersonation, illegal use, and harm to minors. We are guided by decades of experience. If this bothers you and you don't trust our judgement and impeccable record, don't purchase our Webmail service.

2. Can I use your Webmail service for questionable and or illegal activities?

No. We will be the final and absolute judge on weather your actions violate the letter and or intent of this document and the other documents we reference. Including but not limited to the subject of your email, the content, and any attachments.

3. I'm paying money for your Webmail service. Why do I need to comply?

Do yourself a favor and don't purchase our Webmail service. These are the rules and procedures for every party who uses our Webmail service.

Please note, we do not issue warnings nor will we ask for your explanation. You can also exspect us to immediately lodge formal complaints with your ISP, Web Hosting Company, master domain that hosts your site if you do not own a domain, Upstream Providers, and numerous other federal and state authorities. We reserve the right, at our sole discretion, to change these terms, conditions, and rules.

4. Other Issues

Usernames are first come, first serve. We reserve the right to reject a username for any reason. Profanity, confusion, offensive names, slander, hate, and racial slurs are just a few of the reasons why we may elect to reject your username.

The sharing of your username and password is prohibited. Your GeekVillage Webmail account is only for a single person/individual. We have audit procedures in place to monitor this activity. If we catch you, no warning will be issued and your account and all your member accounts with our other services will be immediately suspended. No refunds will be issued under any circumstances.

Support is ONLY provided via our Technical Questions Forum. We do not respond to emails and or form submissions. Before you ask for help, please carefully read: your entire welcome email, click the Help button, the footer on every page, and our Help/FAQ Forum.

Most of you should select either the Brewt (the default) Nessa, or Light template. Each has a slightly different look and feel with identical features. The Light template has fewer graphics and is designed for folks on dial-up connections.

ONLY those of you using a compliant WAP enabled phone should select the Wap template. This template does not include all the features found in GeekVillage Webmail, as it is designed to be as simple and efficient as possible. These Wap templates are not supported by either the developer or us, and are provided merely as a convenience to GeekVillage Webmail users. The templates have been tested on phone.com phones Motorola, Alcatel, Treo 300, Quallcom, Ericsson and Nokia and have worked well, however due to the changing face of WAP, your mileage may very.

5. Privacy

We insert your IP number in the "header" (not the email copy) of every email you send along with our own instructions and contact details. This is for your protections as well as our own. Please carefully read this entire document for other procedures and policies.

Your email address and your data is confidential. We do not release this data to third parties unless you have commited a criminal act, violated our own Terms of Use (this entire document), or we recieve a court order. We have a long history of working with federal and state authorities.

We do not Spam or sell your data to third parties. We do send occassional emails to our Webmail users about system upgrades and email tips. None of these emails contain advertisements from third parties.

6. Email safeguards and tips

Print your important email. Save important email to your own hard disk. Scan all attachments for Viruses. Although we regularly perform server backups, we are not responsible for lost data and or server or software malfunctions.

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Special Terms of Use for our Webmaster Directory:

1. Question: Why do I have to register to submit a link?

Answer: This procedure reduces SPAM and increases the quality of our submissions and reviews. We speak from years of experience and millons of submissions. Our registration procedure requires a click back from the email we send you, We do send email to our registered users. Even if your submission is rejected, you will recieve email from us. You will recieve email when you add, modify, or rate a listing. We also send a Newsletter to all registered users. Normally, every couple of weeks in the form of a quality Newsletter. If any of our email bothers you, then please don't register. We respect your privacy. Your Email address and any other data you provide us will never be released to a third party. You can opt-out of these mailings and we will also remove your listings and user account when you do this. To opt-out, please send an email to webmaster AT geekvillage.com which must include a Subject of "opt-out Directory", your Directory user name, email of record with our Directory, and the URL of your site which is listed in our Directory. If you don't send us ALL of these details, we will not respond and or perform any action and we will delate your email. Your listing and or registration in this Directory requires that you agree to accept our email.

2. Question: How do I get my site listed in your Directory?

Answer: Register first as per Number 1. We would appreciate a reciprocal link to our geek/talk Forums at http://www.GeekVillage.com/forums/ Although this is not required, it will help both of us.

All submissions are manually reviewed to insure quality and prevent Spam BEFORE they are published. Please DO NOT use HTML tags or upper case in your listing. ONLY submit a given site/URL once. Multiple submissions for the same base domain name are always rejected and your other listings are deleated. Please completely fill out the submission form, and we'll add your link as soon as possible.

3. Question: How do I submit my site?

Answer: Please properly complete Number 1 and 2. Next search our Directory to insure that your site is not already listed. Then browse our Directory untill you find a Category where your site fits. Then, click Add a Link and properly complete and submit the form. You will recieve an email when your listing is approved. We do not send email for rejected listings. We reserve the absolute right to reject any site for any reason. We reserve the absolute right to edit/change your submissions/listing.

4. Question: I don't see a Category which fits my site. Should I submit?

Answer: No. We aren't interested in offering every Category. If you have a quality site and wish to suggest a new Category, please click here and send us your ideas. We love feedback.

5. Question: What are your Terms and Conditions?

Answer: We have run directories before and have a crystal clear understanding of how they work. Your submission must fit our Directory. If you SPAM our Webmaster Directory we will immediately invoke our ZERO TOLERANCE policy and lodge formal complaints with your ISP, Web Hosting Company, master domain that hosts your site if you do not own a domain, Upstream Providers, and numerous other federal and state authorities. Affiliate links are not permitted. We DO NOT accept submissions from sites which contain nudity, sexual themes, graphic violence, SPAM/bulk Email, pyramid schemes, get rich schemes, illegal activities, instructions on performing illegal activities, substance abuse, foul language, gambling, material that violates copyrights, pills, drugs, Penis enhancements, warez, hacker/phreaker material, MP3 files (whether legal or not), material that attempts to defraud Internet advertisers, material that encourages hatred or discrimination based on race, religion, sex, or sexual-orientation. We reserve the right to reject any submission for any reason.

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We currently have a number of security features enabled to insure that GeekVillage.com is not abused. Inspite of this fact, there are always a small number of people which will try and abuse our services. If you ABUSE any service on this site we will immediately invoke our ZERO TOLERANCE policy as stated in this document. We strongly suggest that you do not release your user name and or password to any other party or record it. Our system uses cookies to insure that you don't have to remember it but we still suggest that you memorize your user name and password in case cookies fail or some malfunction occurs. You are responsible for any and all actions performed on our system with your user name and password. No exceptions please. Please insure that all EMail addresses you supply our site work properly. You should always use an address that you check on a regular basis. If your EMail bounces on a regular basis we will delete your account and all privileges.

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