NrdFeed Official Guidelines

Part I - Terms of Service

By signing up for a NrdFeed Account™(2), you certify that you understand, agree with, and will comply with the following terms and conditions:

  1. These Terms of Service are subject to change without notice
  2. NrdFeed™(1) requires the saving of browser cookies on your device in order to function properly.
  3. You must be at least thirteen (13) years of age to register for a NrdFeed account.
  4. Any content submitted by users to the Nrd Network™(2) is may be used or displayed in promotional material, including, but not limited to:
    1. Demonstrations of NrdFeed at conventions or other events,
    2. Posts to official Nrd Network(3) social media accounts and pages, and
    3. Fliers, brochures, and other publications produced by or approved by NrdFeed, LLC.
  5. Users must have the legal right to publish any images or other content through the Nrd Network™(2).
  6. Users are solely responsible for the content they submit.
  7. Users may not falsely assume the identity of and/or act on behalf of a real person who he or she is not without said person's permission.
  8. Users may not falsely claim to be a member of and/or act on behalf of an organization which he or she does not belong to
  9. Users may not publish any images or other content which break(s) any law in their countries of residence, including, but not limited to:
    1. Copyright Laws
    2. Slander & Libel Laws
    3. Pornography Laws
    4. Privacy Protection Laws
    5. Cyber Crime Laws"
  10. Users may not publish any images or content or otherwise use the site in a way that break(s) any United States law, including, but not limited to:
    1. Health Information Protection Act of 1999
    2. Children's Online Privacy Protection Act of 1998
    3. Child Protection and Obscenity Enforcement Act of 1987
    4. Cyber Security Enforcement Act of 2002
    5. Digital Millenium Copyright Act of 1998
  11. Users may not attempt to fraudulently access or damage any database or file server owned, operated, or leased by NrdFeed, LLC where fraudulent access is defined as in the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act of 1986
  12. You may not publish any images or other content which can be considered Obscene(4) as defined below
  13. NrdFeed, LLC reserves the right to delete any data from its databases
  14. NrdFeed, LLC reserves the right to delete any file(s) from its servers.

Definitions

  1. NrdFeed™ - The website located at http://www.nrdfeed.com/, which is owned and maintained by NrdFeed, LLC(4).
  2. NrdFeed™ Account(2) - An account, defined by a username, email, password, and user ID, which you create in our database upon registration. This account is used to access the Nrd Network™
  3. Nrd Network™ - NrdFeed™(1) and every website is owned and maintained by NrdFeed, LLC, and all social media pages and accounts associated with those websites.
  4. NrdFeed, LLC - The company, registered as a Limited Liability Company in the State of Texas, which owns the Nrd Network™ and all websites therein.
  5. Obscene - adjective used to describe any image or content which contains objectionable materials, including but not limited to:
    1. Nudity
    2. Racism and/or hateful rhetoric
    3. Personal attacks and threats to others' lives or safety
    4. Real life violence and/or gore
    5. Illegal content of any kind

Part II - Privacy Policy

NrdFeed takes privacy rights seriously. The following are guidelines that NrdFeed has set forth and believes will best assure the protection of all persons' privacy, including registered users and other person(s).

NrdFeed, LLC WILL:

NrdFeed, LLC WILL NOT:

You, the user, MAY:

Part III - Guru Affiliate Policies

1. NrdFeed's Reserved Rights

NrdFeed, LLC claims any applicable copyrights, ownership, and/or monetization rights to the following content/properties:

2. Gurus' Reserved Rights

NrdFeed, LLC makes NO claim of ownership of the following properties:

3. Rights Claimed By Neither Gurus Nor NrdFeed

NrdFeed does not claim ownership of, and therefore cannot relinquish ownership to Gurus, the copyrights to any of the following:

4. Official NrdFeed/Guru Social Media Pages

Any website accounts, pages, groups, or other properties that are claim or appear to claim to be an OFFICIAL counterpart to a website or app owned by NrdFeed, LLC (Examples: The "Star Trek Guru" Facebook page, a "NrdFeed" blog, or "Fandom Fights" YouTube channel) are subject to the following guidelines:

5. Un-Official Guru Social Media Pages

Any website accounts, pages, groups, or other properties that are created by a Guru before, during, or after Guruship that does NOT claim or appear to claim to be an official counterpart to a website or app owned by NrdFeed, LLC (Examples: a YouTube channel named "Comics Review Center", or a FaceBook group for SciFi fans) are not claimed as properties of NrdFeed, LLC, and are subject to the following guidelines:

Part IV - Fair Use Policy

NrdFeed is intended as a platform with a wide array of applications for social commentary, criticism, and journalism, and information. NrdFeed only allows officially verified users (Gurus) to post articles and videos to NrdFeed. We have a process in place to ensure that our Gurus are using copyrighted material appropriately, and we encourage anyone who has concerns about copyright issues to contact support@nrdfeed.com

Part V - Guru Opinion Disclaimer

NrdFeed officially endorses Gurus as experts on certain fandoms, and NrdFeed enforces certain guidelines for journalistic integrity, conduct, and professionalism. However, NrdFeed aims to create a platform for Gurus to express their opinions freely, while also being part of an organized editorial process. Our editorial staffs only concerns are with grammar, integrity, and qualification. They perform on the following functions:

It should be noted that failure on the part of the editorial staff to correct incorrect facts or block obscene content does NOT imply NrdFeed's endorsement of such content. Further, it should be noted that all opinions expressed by gurus are solely and entirely the opinion of the Guru in question, and do not reflect the official viewpoints of NrdFeed, LLC.