Terms of Use


Here at Writing Your Own Story (WYOS), we're all about creating a positive, empowering, and inspiring community.

Just as every tale has rules that govern its world, our platform too, needs guidelines to ensure it remains a safe and respectful space for everyone.

These Terms of Use are here to provide you with a clear understanding of what's expected when you're part of the WYOS community.


August 04, 2023

1. Introduction

Welcome to Writing Your Own Story (WYOS). These Terms and Conditions govern your use of our website, located at https://www.writingyourownstory.com, and provide important information about your legal rights, remedies, and obligations. By accessing or using our website, you agree to these Terms and Conditions.

2. User Registration

While most parts of our website can be accessed without registering, you may choose to join our email list to stay updated on news and future plans for WYOS. When you join, we will ask for your email address. By providing this information, you agree to receive communications from us. We only collect your email address, and we do not use, sell or disclose this information for any other purposes. Your interaction with our email list will be governed by our Privacy Policy.

3. User Content

Users are allowed to post comments on our website. We encourage open discussion but ask that you communicate in a respectful and considerate manner. Comments posted by users do not reflect the views or opinions of Writing Your Own Story (WYOS). We reserve the right to remove any comments that we deem to be inappropriate, offensive, or in violation of these Terms and Conditions. Users who violate these rules may be blocked from further commenting.

4. Intellectual Property

All content on this website, including but not limited to text, graphics, logos, and images, is our property or the property of our licensors and is protected by copyright and other intellectual property laws. The trademarks and logos are registered and unregistered trademarks of Writing Your Own Story (WYOS). You may not use, copy, reproduce, modify, or distribute our content without our express written permission.

5. Privacy Policy

We are committed to protecting your privacy and the security of your personal information. Our Privacy Policy, which is incorporated into these Terms and Conditions by reference, explains how we collect, use, and disclose your personal information. By using our website, you agree to the terms of our Privacy Policy. For more details, please refer to our Privacy Policy.

6. Payments and Donations

Our website is free to use, but we do accept donations and use affiliate links for monetization. Any donations made are non-refundable. By choosing to donate or use our affiliate links, you agree to these terms.

7. Termination of Service

We reserve the right to terminate or suspend your access to our website, without prior notice or liability, for any reason, including without limitation, if you breach these Terms and Conditions. Upon termination, your right to use our website will immediately cease.

8. Dispute Resolution

If you have any issues or disputes, you can contact us at contact@writingyourownstory.com. We will make every effort to resolve your concerns.

9. Limitation of Liability

We strive to ensure that all information on our website is accurate and up-to-date. However, we do not guarantee the completeness or accuracy of the information and shall not be liable for any damages arising from your use of or inability to use our website or any information contained on it.

10. Changes to the Terms

We reserve the right to modify these Terms and Conditions at any time. We will notify you of any changes by posting the new Terms and Conditions on our website. Your continued use of our website after any such changes constitutes your acceptance of the new Terms and Conditions.

11. Governing Law

These Terms and Conditions are governed by the laws of the United States of America. Any disputes arising out of or relating to these Terms and Conditions or your use of our website will be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of the United States of America.

12. Links to Other Websites

Our website may contain links to third-party websites or services that are not owned or controlled by us. We have no control over and assume no responsibility for, the content, privacy policies, or practices of any third-party websites or services. You further acknowledge and agree that we shall not be responsible or liable, directly or indirectly, for any damage or loss caused or alleged to be caused by or in connection with use of or reliance on any such content, goods or services available on or through any such websites or services.

13. Disclaimer of Warranties

Our website and its content are provided on an "as is" and "as available" basis without any warranties of any kind, either express or implied, including, but not limited to, implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, non-infringement or course of performance.

14. Indemnification

You agree to defend, indemnify, and hold harmless Writing Your Own Story (WYOS) and our licensee and licensors, and their employees, contractors, agents, officers, and directors, from and against any and all claims, damages, obligations, losses, liabilities, costs or debt, and expenses (including but not limited to attorney's fees), resulting from or arising out of your use and access of the website.

15. Contact Information

If you have any questions about these Terms and Conditions, please contact us at contact@writingyourownstory.com.

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