Legals

1. ACCEPTANCE OF TERMS

A. By using and/or visiting this website (collectively, including all content available through Kritikme, the Kritikme.com domain name and any country-specific domains or subdomains thereof, the "Kritikme.com Website", or "Website", or mobile applications accessing or associated with Kritikme.com), you signify your agreement to (1) these terms and conditions (the "Terms of Service"), (2) Kritikme.com's privacy notice, found at http://www.kritikme.com/privacy and incorporated here by reference, and (3) Kritikme.com's Community Guidelines, found at http://www.kritikme.com/guidelines and also incorporated here by reference ("Agreement"). If you do not agree to any of these terms, the Kritikme.com privacy notice, or the Community Guidelines, please do not use the Kritikme.com Website.

 


B. Although we may attempt to notify you when major changes are made to these Terms of Service, you should periodically review the most up-to-date version (http://www.kritikme.com/terms). Kritikme.com or Kritikme may, in its sole discretion, modify or revise these Terms of Service and policies at any time, and you agree to be bound by such modifications or revisions. Nothing in this Agreement shall be deemed to confer any third-party rights or benefits.

 C. When subscribing to a course, you are agreeing to make consecutive payments over the term of the course per the course plan as described in order to have access to the course. Cancellation before the final instalment is made will cancel your access to the course and materials.


2. WEBSITE

 


A. These Terms of Service apply to all users of the Kritikme.com Website, including users who are also contributors of text content, information, and other materials or services on the Website.

 


B. The Kritikme.com website may contain links to third party websites that are not owned or controlled by Kritikme.com. Kritikme.com has no control over, and assumes no responsibility for, the content, privacy policies, or practices of any third party websites. In addition, Kritikme.com will not and cannot censor or edit the content of any third-party site. By using the Website, you expressly relieve Kritikme.com from any and all liability arising from your use of any third-party website.

 


3. ACCOUNTS

 


A. In order to access some features of the Website, you will have to create a Kritikme.com account. You may never use another's account without permission. When creating your account, you must provide accurate and complete information. You are solely responsible for the activity that occurs on your account, and you must keep your account password secure. You must notify Kritikme.com immediately of any breach of security or unauthorized use of your account.

 


B. Although Kritikme.com will not be liable for your losses caused by any unauthorized use of your account, you may be liable for the losses of Kritikme.com or others due to such unauthorized use.

 


C. You will not create an account if you are under 16 years of age.

 


D. The administration of the site reserves the right to terminate any account without notice.

 


4. GENERAL USE OF THE WEBSITE

 


Kritikme.com hereby grants you permission to access and use the Website as set forth in these Terms of Service, provided that:

 


A. You agree not to distribute in any medium any part of the Website, including but not limited to User Submissions (defined below), without Kritikme.com's prior written authorization.

 


B. You agree not to alter or modify any part of the Website.

 


C. You agree not to access User Submissions (defined below) or Kritikme.com Content through any technology or means other than the Website itself.

 


D. You agree not to use the Website for any commercial use, without the prior written authorization of Kritikme.com. Prohibited commercial uses include any of the following actions taken without Kritikme.com's express approval:

* sale of access to the Website or its related services on another website;

* use of the Website or its related services for the primary purpose of gaining advertising or subscription revenue;

* the sale of advertising, on the Kritikme.com website or any third-party website, targeted to the content of specific User Submissions or Kritikme.com content;

* and any use of the Website or its related services that Kritikme.com finds, in its sole discretion, to use Kritikme.com's resources or User Submissions with the effect of competing with or displacing the market for Kritikme.com, Kritikme.com content, or its User Submissions.

 


E. You agree not to use or launch any automated system, including without limitation, "robots," "spiders," or "offline readers," that accesses the Website in a manner that sends more request messages to the Kritikme.com servers in a given period of time than a human can reasonably produce in the same period by using a conventional on-line web browser. Notwithstanding the foregoing, Kritikme.com grants the operators of public search engines permission to use spiders to copy materials from the site for the sole purpose of and solely to the extent necessary for creating publicly available searchable indices of the materials, but not caches or archives of such materials. Kritikme.com reserves the right to revoke these exceptions either generally or in specific cases. You agree not to collect or harvest any personally identifiable information, including account names, from the Website, nor to use the communication systems provided by the Website (e.g. comments, email) for any commercial solicitation purposes. You agree not to solicit, for commercial purposes, any users of the Website with respect to their User Submissions.

 


F. In your use of the Website, you will otherwise comply with the terms and conditions of these Terms of Service, Kritikme.com community guidelines, and all applicable local, national, and international laws and regulations.

 


G. Kritikme.com reserves the right to discontinue any aspect of the Kritikme.com Website at any time.

 


5. USE OF CONTENT ON THE SITE

 


In addition to the general restrictions above, the following restrictions and conditions apply specifically to your use of content on the Kritikme.com Website.

 


A. The content on the Kritikme.com Website, except all User Submissions (as defined below), including without limitation, the text, software, scripts, graphics, photos, sounds, music, videos, interactive features and the like ("Content") and the trademarks, service marks and logos contained therein ("Marks"), are owned by or licensed to Kritikme.com, subject to copyright and other intellectual property rights under the law. Content on the Website is provided to you AS IS for your information and personal use only and may not be downloaded, copied, modified, produced, reproduced, distributed, transmitted, broadcast, displayed, sold, licensed, translated, published, performed or otherwise exploited for any other purposes whatsoever without the prior written consent of the respective owners. Kritikme.com reserves all rights not expressly granted in and to the Website and the Content. You also agree to keep confidential during and after the course any information and/or material which is divulged by other students on the course as a result of class discussions or other discussions held at Kritikme (either oral or written). All class discussion is private and confidential.

You agree not to make any audio or visual recordings of the sessions, the work of the tutor, guest speakers or of your fellow students.

 


B. You may access User Submissions solely:

* for your information and personal use;

* as intended through the normal functionality of the Kritikme.com Service;

 


C. You may access Kritikme.com Content, User Submissions and other content only as permitted under this Agreement. Kritikme.com reserves all rights not expressly granted in and to the Kritikme.com Content and the Kritikme.com Service.

 


D. You agree to not engage in the use, copying, or distribution of any of the Content other than expressly permitted herein, including any use, copying, or distribution of User Submissions of third parties obtained through the Website for any commercial purposes.

 


E. You agree not to circumvent, disable or otherwise interfere with security-related features of the Kritikme.com Website or features that prevent or restrict use or copying of any Content or enforce limitations on use of the Kritikme.com Website or the Content therein.

 


F. You understand that when using the Kritikme.com Website, you will be exposed to User Submissions from a variety of sources, and that Kritikme.com is not responsible for the accuracy, usefulness, safety, or intellectual property rights of or relating to such User Submissions. You further understand and acknowledge that you may be exposed to User Submissions that are inaccurate, offensive, indecent, or objectionable, and you agree to waive, and hereby do waive, any legal or equitable rights or remedies you have or may have against Kritikme.com with respect thereto, and agree to indemnify and hold Kritikme.com, its Owners/Operators, affiliates, and/or licensors, harmless to the fullest extent allowed by law regarding all matters related to your use of the site.

 


6. USER SUBMISSIONS AND CONDUCT

 


A. As a Kritikme.com account holder you may submit textual, audio, visual, or audiovisual content including but not limited to stories, poetry, polls, profile images, forum messages or instant messages. User submitted content are collectively referred to as "User Submissions." You understand that whether or not such User Submissions are published, Kritikme.com does not guarantee any confidentiality with respect to any User Submissions.

 


B. You shall be solely responsible for your own User Submissions and the consequences of posting or publishing them. In connection with User Submissions, you affirm, represent, and/or warrant that: you own or have the necessary licenses, rights, consents, and permissions to use and authorize Kritikme.com to use all patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright or other proprietary rights in and to any and all User Submissions and have all necessary consents to collect, use and disclose any personally identifiable information contained or displayed in any and all User Submissions to enable inclusion and use of the User Submissions in the manner contemplated by the Website and these Terms of Service.

 


C. For clarity, you retain all of your ownership rights in your User Submissions. However, by submitting User Submissions to Kritikme.com, you hereby grant Kritikme.com a worldwide, non-exclusive, royalty-free, transferable license to use, reproduce, distribute, display, and perform the User Submissions in connection with the Kritikme.com Website. You also hereby grant each user of the Kritikme.com Website a non-exclusive license to access your User Submissions through the Website. You understand and agree, however, that Kritikme.com may retain, but not display, distribute, or perform, server copies of User Submissions that have been removed or deleted.

 


D. In connection with User Submissions, you further agree that you will not submit material that is copyrighted, protected by trade secret or otherwise subject to third party proprietary rights, including privacy and publicity rights, unless you are the owner of such rights or have permission from their rightful owner and the necessary consents from any individuals whose personally identifiable information is contained in such material to post the material and to grant Kritikme.com all of the license rights granted herein.

 


E. You further agree that you will not, in connection with User Submissions, submit material that is contrary to the Kritikme.com Community Guidelines, found at http://www.kritikme.com/guidelines, which may be updated from time to time, or contrary to applicable local, national, and international laws and regulations.

 


F. Kritikme.com does not endorse any User Submission or any opinion, recommendation, or advice expressed therein, and Kritikme.com expressly disclaims any and all liability in connection with User Submissions. Kritikme.com does not permit copyright infringing activities and infringement of intellectual property rights on its Website, and Kritikme.com will remove all Content and User Submissions if properly notified that such Content or User Submission infringes on another's intellectual property rights or contravenes any applicable privacy legislation. Kritikme.com reserves the right to remove Content and User Submissions without prior notice.

 


7. ACCOUNT TERMINATION POLICY

 


A. Kritikme.com will terminate a User's access to its Website if, under appropriate circumstances, the User is determined to be an infringer.

 


B. Kritikme.com reserves the right to decide whether Content or a User Submission is appropriate and complies with these Terms of Service for violations other than copyright infringement or privacy law, such as, but not limited to, hate crimes, pornography, obscene or defamatory material, or excessive length. Kritikme.com may remove such User Submissions and/or terminate a User's access for uploading such material in violation of these Terms of Service at any time, without prior notice and at its sole discretion.

 


8. COPYRIGHT POLICY

 


As part of Kritikme.com',s copyright policy, Kritikme.com may terminate user access to the Website if a user has been determined to be an infringer. To file a copyright infringement notification with us, you will need to send a communication to us with all of the following information in it, using this format:

1. Include a statement telling us that you have found a content on Kritikme.com which you believe infringes your copyright (for example, "I hereby confirm that I believe the story identified below infringes my copyright").

2. Tell us which country your copyright applies to.

3. Tell us the title of the content concerned and the full URL for its page.

4. Explain to us in what way that content infringes your copyright (e.g. the text is copied, the entire story is a copy of an original work made by you, etc.)

5. Identify the type (e.g. a book, a short story, a poem, etc.). and details of (e.g. title, publisher, dates, etc.) the copyright work which you own the rights in, and which you believe has been infringed. If this information is available on the internet, it is helpful to send us a link.

6. Let us have contact information so that we can get in touch with you (email address is preferred).

7. Let us have the contact information which we can pass on to the submitter of the content concerned, so that they can get in touch with you to resolve your complaint directly (email address is preferred).

8. Include the following statement: "I have a good faith belief that use of the copyrighted work described above is not authorised by the copyright owner (or by a third party who is legally entitled to do so on behalf of the copyright owner) and is not otherwise permitted by law. I swear that the information contained in this notification is accurate and that I am the copyright owner or have an exclusive right in law to bring infringement proceedings with respect to its use."

10. Sign the notice. If you are providing notice by e-mail, a scanned physical signature or a valid electronic signature will be accepted.

11. Send the notice, in English, to the following address:

Attn: Kritikme.com Copyright Infringement Notification

Email: [email protected]

 


Please also note that the information provided in this legal notice may be forwarded to the person who provided the allegedly infringing content.

 


Make sure you know whether the content that you have seen on Kritikme.com infringes your copyright. Be aware that there may be adverse legal consequences in your country if you make a false or bad faith allegation of copyright infringement by using this process.

 


If you submit a User Submission to the Kritikme.com Service then you authorize Kritikme.com to act as your agent to issue take down notices under the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (the “DMCA”) and/or any other similar legislation that allows for the submission of requests to Internet service providers for the removal of infringing or allegedly infringing copyright materials that are contained in or displayed on such service providers platforms and/or services. In general you will be responsible for monitoring and enforcing your rights in your User Submissions, however, in certain cases if Kritikme.com becomes aware of infringement of User Submissions and/or Content from the Kritikme.com Service, then Kritikme.com may in its sole discretion elect to issue take down notices under the DMCA or similar legislation to attempt to curtail such infringement.

 


9. WARRANTY AND CONDITION DISCLAIMER

 


YOU AGREE THAT YOUR USE OF THE KRITIKME.COM WEBSITE SHALL BE AT YOUR SOLE RISK. TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, KRITIKME.COM, ITS OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, AGENTS AND PARTNERS (INCLUDING MANUFACTURERS OF DEVICES THAT EXECUTE MOBILE APPLICATIONS ACCESSING KRITIKME.COM) DISCLAIM ALL WARRANTIES AND CONDITIONS, WHETHER WRITTEN, ORAL, EXPRESS, IMPLIED, LEGAL, STATUTORY, CONTRACTUAL, EXTRA-CONTRACTUAL, DELICTUAL OR IN TORT, AND WHETHER ARISING BY LAW, STATUTE, USAGE OF TRADE, CUSTOM, COURSE OF DEALING OR PERFORMANCE, OR THE PARTIES' CONDUCT OR COMMUNICATION WITH ONE ANOTHER, OR AS A RESULT OF THE NATURE OF THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS, THE WEBSITE AND YOUR USE THEREOF OR IN CONFORMITY WITH USAGE, EQUITY OR LAW OR OTHERWISE. KRITIKME.COM MAKES NO WARRANTIES, CONDITIONS OR REPRESENTATIONS ABOUT THE ACCURACY OR COMPLETENESS OF THIS SITE'S CONTENT OR THE CONTENT OF ANY SITES LINKED TO THIS SITE AND ASSUMES NO LIABILITY OR RESPONSIBILITY FOR ANY (I) ERRORS, MISTAKES, OR INACCURACIES OF CONTENT, (II) PERSONAL INJURY, PROPERTY, BODILY, MORAL OR MATERIAL DAMAGE OF ANY NATURE WHATSOEVER, RESULTING FROM YOUR ACCESS TO AND USE OF OUR WEBSITE, (III) ANY UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS TO OR USE OF OUR SECURE SERVERS AND/OR ANY AND ALL PERSONAL INFORMATION AND/OR FINANCIAL INFORMATION STORED THEREIN, (IV) ANY INTERRUPTION OR CESSATION OF TRANSMISSION TO OR FROM OUR WEBSITE, (IV) ANY BUGS, VIRUSES, TROJAN HORSES, OR THE LIKE WHICH MAY BE TRANSMITTED TO OR THROUGH OUR WEBSITE BY ANY THIRD PARTY, AND/OR (V) ANY ERRORS OR OMISSIONS IN ANY CONTENT OR FOR ANY LOSS OR DAMAGE OF ANY KIND INCURRED AS A RESULT OF THE USE OF ANY CONTENT POSTED, EMAILED, TRANSMITTED, OR OTHERWISE MADE AVAILABLE VIA THEKRITIKME.COM WEBSITE. KRITIKME.COM EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMS ANY WARRANTY OR CONDITION OF ANY KIND OF FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR OR GENERAL PURPOSE, QUALITY, MERCHANTABILITY, WORKMANSHIP, NON-INFRINGEMENT, OR TITLE AND OWNERSHIP. KRITIKME.COM DOES NOT WARRANT, ENDORSE, GUARANTEE, OR ASSUME RESPONSIBILITY FOR ANY PRODUCT OR SERVICE ADVERTISED OR OFFERED BY A THIRD PARTY THROUGH THE KRITIKME.COM WEBSITE OR ANY HYPERLINKED WEBSITE OR FEATURED IN ANY BANNER OR OTHER ADVERTISING, AND KRITIKME.COM WILL NOT BE A PARTY TO OR IN ANY WAY BE RESPONSIBLE FOR MONITORING ANY TRANSACTION BETWEEN YOU AND THIRD-PARTY PROVIDERS OF PRODUCTS OR SERVICES. AS WITH THE PURCHASE OF A PRODUCT OR SERVICE THROUGH ANY MEDIUM OR IN ANY ENVIRONMENT, YOU SHOULD USE YOUR BEST JUDGMENT AND EXERCISE CAUTION WHERE APPROPRIATE. TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, THE PROVISIONS OF THE UNITED NATIONS CONVENTION ON CONTRACTS FOR THE INTERNATIONAL SALE OF GOODS ARE HEREBY DISCLAIMED.

 


10. Limitation of Liability

 


IN NO EVENT SHALL KRITIKME.COM, ITS OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, OR AGENTS, BE LIABLE TO YOU FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, PUNITIVE, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES WHATSOEVER RESULTING FROM ANY (I) ERRORS, MISTAKES, OR INACCURACIES OF CONTENT, (II) PERSONAL INJURY, PROPERTY, BODILY, MORAL OR MATERIAL DAMAGE OF ANY NATURE WHATSOEVER, RESULTING FROM YOUR ACCESS TO AND USE OF OUR WEBSITE, (III) ANY UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS TO OR USE OF OUR SECURE SERVERS AND/OR ANY AND ALL PERSONAL INFORMATION AND/OR FINANCIAL INFORMATION STORED THEREIN, (IV) ANY INTERRUPTION OR CESSATION OF TRANSMISSION TO OR FROM OUR WEBSITE, (IV) ANY BUGS, VIRUSES, TROJAN HORSES, OR THE LIKE, WHICH MAY BE TRANSMITTED TO OR THROUGH OUR WEBSITE BY ANY THIRD PARTY, AND/OR (V) ANY ERRORS OR OMISSIONS IN ANY CONTENT OR FOR ANY LOSS OR DAMAGE OF ANY KIND INCURRED AS A RESULT OF YOUR USE OF ANY CONTENT POSTED, EMAILED, TRANSMITTED, OR OTHERWISE MADE AVAILABLE VIA THE Kritikme.COM WEBSITE, WHETHER BASED ON WARRANTY, CONTRACT, TORT, OR ANY OTHER LEGAL THEORY, AND WHETHER ARISING BY LAW, STATUTE, USAGE OF TRADE, CUSTOM, COURSE OF DEALING OR PERFORMANCE, OR THE PARTIES' CONDUCT OR COMMUNICATION WITH ONE ANOTHER, OR AS A RESULT OF THE NATURE OF THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS OR IN CONFORMITY WITH USAGE, EQUITY OR LAW OR OTHERWISE, AND WHETHER OR NOT THE COMPANY IS ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. THE FOREGOING LIMITATION OF LIABILITY SHALL APPLY TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW IN THE APPLICABLE JURISDICTION. YOU SPECIFICALLY ACKNOWLEDGE THAT Kritikme.COM SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR USER SUBMISSIONS OR THE DEFAMATORY, OFFENSIVE, OR ILLEGAL CONDUCT OF ANY THIRD PARTY AND THAT THE RISK OF HARM OR DAMAGE FROM THE FOREGOING RESTS ENTIRELY WITH YOU. Kritikme.com makes no representations that the Kritikme.com Website is appropriate or available for use in their locations. Those who access or use the Kritikme.com Website do so at their own volition and are responsible for compliance with local law.

 


11. INDEMNITY

 


You agree to defend, indemnify and hold harmless Kritikme.com, its parent corporation, officers, directors, employees and agents, from and against any and all claims, demands, causes of action, damages, obligations, losses, liabilities, costs or debt, and expenses, (including but not limited to reasonable legal fees) arising from: (i) your use of and access to the Kritikme.com Website; (ii) your violation of any term of these Terms of Service; (iii) your violation of any third party right, including without limitation any copyright, intellectual property, or privacy right; or (iv) any claim that one of your User Submissions caused damage to a third party. This defense and indemnification obligation will survive these Terms of Service and your use of the Kritikme.com Website.

 


12. ABILITY TO ACCEPT TERMS OF SERVICE

 


You affirm that you are either more than the age of majority in your jurisdiction of residence, or an emancipated minor, or possess legal parental or guardian consent, and are fully able and competent to enter into the terms, conditions, obligations, affirmations, representations, and warranties set forth in these Terms of Service, and to abide by and comply with these Terms of Service. You affirm that you are over the age of 16, as the Kritikme.com Website is not intended for children under 16.

 


13. ASSIGNMENT

 


These Terms of Service, and any rights and licenses granted hereunder, may not be transferred or assigned by you, but may be assigned by Kritikme.com without restriction.

 


14. GENERAL

 


You agree that: the Kritikme.com Website shall be deemed a passive website that does not give rise to personal jurisdiction over Kritikme.com, either specific or general. These Terms of Service, together with the Privacy Notice at http://www.kritikme.com/privacy and any other legal notices published by Kritikme.com on the Website, shall constitute the entire agreement between you and Kritikme.com concerning the Kritikme.com Website. If any provision of these Terms of Service is deemed invalid by a court of competent jurisdiction, the invalidity of such provision shall not affect the validity of the remaining provisions of these Terms of Service, which shall remain in full force and effect. No waiver of any term of this these Terms of Service shall be deemed a further or continuing waiver of such term or any other term, and Kritikme.com's failure to assert any right or provision under these Terms of Service shall not constitute a waiver of such right or provision. Kritikme.com reserves the right to amend these Terms of Service at any time and without notice, and it is your responsibility to review these Terms of Service for any changes. Your use of the Kritikme.com Website following any amendment of these Terms of Service will signify your assent to and acceptance of its revised terms. TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY LOCAL LAW, YOU ANDKRITIKME.COM AGREE THAT ANY CAUSE OF ACTION ARISING OUT OF OR RELATED TO THE KRITIKME.COM WEBSITE MUST COMMENCE WITHIN ONE (1) YEAR AFTER THE CAUSE OF ACTION ACCRUES. OTHERWISE, SUCH CAUSE OF ACTION IS PERMANENTLY BARRED.

 

Content Policy

  

Please be aware of the types of content you might find and read on Kritikme, and the types of content you can and cannot post.

So, before you post anything on Kritikme, please consider the following guidelines:

The work you’re about to post, as well as all associated media, is appropriate for the community, and has been correctly rated. See: Rating Your Story & Prohibited Content below.
The story is entirely your own original work, or you have the author’s permission to post it. See: Copyrighted Material.

If you come across any content that violates our guidelines, let us know by reporting it to [email protected]

 Rating Your Story

All writers are expected to advise us if their work is Mature, or for Everyone, according to the guidelines provided below. If you come across a story that has been rated incorrectly, you can let us know by reporting it. Please note that we will change your rating if it does not comply with these guidelines.

Mature Rating

Mature stories are intended for an audience that is 17 and up. Yourwork  must be rated Mature if it contains any of the following:

A sex scene
Self-harm themes or scenes (including suicide and eating disorders)
Graphic depictions of violence
Media containing partial nudity, BDSM imagery, graphic violence, or gore
If your work does not meet the definitions of Mature above, but you still feel your work is intended for a mature audience, you can still select this rating when you create your story.

Everyone Rating

Stories rated Everyone are intended for an audience that is 13 and up. These stories contain no Mature content, but may contain:

References to sex
References to self-harm
Non-graphic depictions of violence.
Prohibited Content

The following guidelines list content that is not allowed on Kritikme. This is not an exhaustive list, and we reserve the right to remove any content that we deem inappropriate.

 

Sex on Kritikme

The following sexual content is not allowed on Kritikme, and will be removed:

Pornographic stories
Stories containing sexual content with persons under the age of 16.
Stories encouraging or promoting non-consensual sex
Stories intended solely for sexual roleplay or messaging
Stories which encourage any other illegal sex acts, such as bestiality or necrophilia.
Media on Kritikme

Media on Kritikme includes images, videos, gifs, and sound clips. The following Media is not allowed on Kritikme, and will be removed:

Media containing full exposure of any private parts, such as genitalia, breasts and buttocks.
Media displaying sexual intercourse, or any other sexual act, regardless of whether private parts are visible.
Media displaying self-harm or suicide
Images of people posted without their consent, except for public figures and celebrities.
Any other media which captures an illegal act.


Talking about Others:

Sharing opinions on the quality or style of writing is ok, but don’t post any content that:

Demeans or belittles a user purely for personal reasons
Reveals any personally identifying information about other people, including real names, addresses, other contact information, physical descriptions, or private photographs/videos
Actively promotes violence or hatred. The promotion of hatred on the basis of race, ethnicity, religion, disability, gender, age, or sexual orientation, or content that is intended to bully, threaten, or harass others, is also strictly prohibited. We aim to create a safe community for everyone at Kritikme.com, so be kind, respectful, and please treat others as you would want to be treated.
 

Any content that encourages or gives instruction on self-harm will be removed. Self-harm includes suicide and eating disorders


Discussions about recovery and support are completely acceptable. Stories or discussions which aim to place a negative light on the consequences of self-harm and eating disorders are not a violation.


Spam:

Any content that advertises products or services unrelated to Kritikme is not permitted and will be removed.
 

COPYRIGHTED MATERIAL

Posting the copyrighted works of others without their legal consent is strictly prohibited. This applies to all stories, images, and media.
Posting on behalf of an author and giving credit to them is still a violation of copyright. Consent is always required from the author.
Adaptations or slight alterations to a work, such as changing names, are a violation of copyright.
Any works posted in violation of these rights will be promptly removed and multiple violations may result in immediate account closure.
If you believe that your copyrights have been violated, please report it to us immediately at [email protected]

 

 Privacy Policy

 

Online Privacy Policy
Kritikme respects the privacy concerns of the users of its websites, kritikme.com and kritik.me and the services provided therein (the “Sites”). Kritikme thus provides this privacy statement to explain what information is gathered during a visit to the Sites and how such information may be used.

Please also review the Terms of Use at Kritikme which also govern use of this Site.

Use of Information: As a general policy, no personally identifiable information, such as your name, address, or e-mail address, is automatically collected from your visit to the Site. However, certain non-personal information is recorded by the standard operation of the Company’s internet servers. Information such as the type of browser being used, its operating system, and your IP address is gathered in order to enhance your online experience.

The Site’s various mailing lists, downloads, special offers, contests, registration forms, and surveys may request that you give us contact information such as your name, mailing and/or e-mail address, demographic information such as your age and gender, and personal preference information such as your preferred software and interests. Information submitted at the time of submission will be used by Kritikme only as necessary for our legitimate business interests, including without limitation the improvement of our products, services and the contents of the Site. Kritikme may also share such information with our business and promotional partners to further those interests. Personally identifiable information is never sold or leased to any third parties. With your permission, we may use your contact information to send you information about our company and products. You may always opt-out of receiving future mailings as provided below. Kritikme does not store any credit card information it may receive in regard to a specific transaction and/or billing arrangement except as necessary to complete and satisfy its rights and obligations with regard to such transaction, billing arrangement, and/or as otherwise authorized by a user.

 Kritikme may disclose user information in special cases when we have reason to believe that disclosing this information is necessary to identify, contact or bring legal action against someone who may be causing injury to or interference (either intentionally or unintentionally) with Kritikme rights or property, other users of the Site, or anyone else that could be harmed by such activities.

Children Age 16 and Under: The Company recognizes the special obligation to protect personally identifiable information obtained from children age 16 and under. AS SUCH, IF YOU ARE 16 YEARS OLD OR YOUNGER, THE COMPANY REQUESTS THAT YOU NOT SUBMIT ANY PERSONAL INFORMATION TO THE SITE OR TO THE COMPANY. If the Company discovers that a child age 16 or younger has signed up on the Site or provided us with personally identifiable information, we will delete that child’s identifiable information from our records.

 Kritikme nonetheless encourages parents to go online with their kids. Here are a few tips to help make a child’s online experience safer:

Teach kids never to give personal information, unless supervised by a parent or responsible adult. Includes name, address, phone, school, etc.
Know the sites your kids are visiting and which sites are appropriate.
Look for Website privacy policies. Know how your child’s information is treated.
Check out the FTC’s site for more tips on protecting children's privacy online
Use of Cookies: Cookies are pieces of information that a website transfers to an individual’s computer hard drive for record keeping purposes. Cookies make using our Site easier by, among other things, saving your passwords and preferences for you. These cookies are restricted for use only on our Site, and do not transfer any personal information to any other party. Most browsers are initially set up to accept cookies. You can, however, reset your browser to refuse all cookies or indicate when a cookie is being sent. Please consult the technical information relevant to your browser for instructions. If you choose to disable your cookies setting or refuse to accept a cookie, some parts of the Site may not function properly or may be considerably slower.

 Kritikme uses the following cookies on the Site:

Cookie
Name
Purpose
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Kajabi session cookie
Tracks your active admin session so you don't need to re-login
kjba
Kajabi affiliate token
Tracks which affiliate has referred an offer purchase
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Admin bar hidden
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Malware/Spyware/Viruses: Neither Kritikme nor the Site knowingly permit the use of malware, spyware, viruses, and/or other similar types of software.

Links to External Sites: Kritikme is not responsible for the content or practices of third party websites that may be linked to the Site. Kritikme is also not responsible for any information that you might share with such linked websites. You should refer to each website’s respective privacy policy and practices prior to disclosing any information.

Blog Posts and Comment Areas: Guests of the Site are solely responsible for the content of messages they post on Kritikme such as comments. Users should be aware that when they voluntarily disclose personal information (e.g., user name, e-mail address, phone number), that information can be collected and used by others and may result in unsolicited messages from other people. You are responsible for the personal information you choose to submit in these instances. Please take care when using these features. Choice/Opt-Out: The Site may provide you the opportunity to opt-in to receive communications from us at the point where we request information about you. You always have the option of removing your name from any e-mail list in order to discontinue any such future communications. In order to ensure immediate removal from any list, please follow the specific instructions set forth within the communications you receive from Kritikme which you no longer wish to receive. If you are unsuccessful in completing the instructions specified in any such communication, please e-mail us at [email protected] including a copy of the undesired email attached to the request, and state you wish to be removed from the mailing list.

Contact Information for Complaints or Concerns: If you have any complaints or concerns about Kritikme or about this privacy statement, please contact:

Via email: [email protected]

or

Via regular mail: The Gallery, Sissinghurst, Kent TN17 2JH

Information provided by you via general e-mail inquiries to Kritikme such as your e-mail address is used only to respond to your inquiries in the ordinary course of business, and is never shared with third parties.

Security: Security for all personally identifiable information is extremely important to us. Unfortunately, no data transmission over the internet can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. As a result, while we strive to protect your personal information, Kritikme cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information you transmit via the internet. By transmitting any such information to Kritikme, you accept that you do so at your own risk.

Your Acceptance of These Terms: By using the Site, you accept the policies and restrictions set forth in this Online Privacy Policy. If you do not agree to this policy, please do not use the Site. This Online Privacy Policy may be revised from time to time by updating this posting. You are bound by any such revisions and should therefore periodically visit this page to review the then current Online Privacy Policy to which you are bound.

Last Updated:22 August 2017