Effective Date: 7-01-15
Whipped & Beaten is only for people 13 years old and over. If you’re under 13, we’re sorry, but you’re not allowed here. If we learn a child under 13 is using Whipped & Beaten we will terminate the child’s account.
You own the rights to the content you post on the Whipped & Beaten site. We don’t claim ownership over any of the crap you post. However, by posting or transferring content to Whipped & Beaten, you give us permission (you give us a nonexclusive, royalty-free license) to use your content solely to do the things we need to do to provide Whipped & Beaten Services, including, without limitation, hosting, encoding, storing, adapting, displaying, reproducing, and distributing your content. This may include promoting your content with partner companies or services for broader broadcast, distribution, or publication.
We will never sell your content to third parties without your explicit permission, so calm the hell down, [email protected]
By publishing on Whipped & Beaten, you agree to allow others to view your content. Got it?
We don’t pre-screen user content, but we have the right (though no obligation) to refuse or remove any content you post or transfer to Whipped & Beaten Services for any reason. Any GD reason at all.
You are free to delete your content from Whipped & Beaten at any time, though there may be a delay in removing it from public view due to operational requirements. We retain, but do not publicly display, backup copies of your deleted content on our servers for 30 days after you delete your account. If you delete your account or content, it may be permanently unrecoverable.
You are solely responsible for the content you submit to Whipped & Beaten and assume all risks associated with it, including anyone else’s reliance on its accuracy, or claims relating to intellectual property or other legal rights. Do not post content that is misleading, libelous, threatening, in violation of the rights of others (including copyright, trademark) , or unlawful. By posting, you represent that you own or have the necessary rights to post the content on Whipped & Beaten, and that doing so doesn’t conflict with any other licenses you’ve granted. So, in short, only post your own GD crap.
In no event shall Whipped & Beaten, its directors, officers, managers, employees, agents, licensors or third party site providers be liable for any content you post or exchange on its site.
Aside: We get a lot of questions about whether you can post content you own on Whipped & Beaten if you’ve already posted it elsewhere, like on your blog. The answer is yes. If you own the content, you’re welcome to copy it from other places and publish it on Whipped & Beaten (and vice versa) as long as you didn’t give exclusive rights to other platforms or publishers.
The look and feel of the Whipped & Beaten site, information, material and content on the Whipped & Beaten site that makes up the site, illustrations, designs, trademarks, [email protected]! and Get In The Kitchen [email protected]! trademarks, logos, software, software codes, source codes and other content (“Site Content”) is protected by copyright, all rights reserved, trademark and other intellectual property rights. All such Site Content and compilation of is the exclusive property of Whipped & Beaten or the third party accredited as the owner or provider of the content. You may not duplicate, copy, modify, distribute, publish, or reuse any portion of the Site Content in any manner, or distribute or otherwise use it for public or commercial purpose without express written permission from Whipped & Beaten. Feel free to share our content on social media, but don’t you dare use any of it as your own, or we will be forced to bring a curse upon your house. And absolutely do not use Site Content to infringe our copyright, trademark or other intellectual property rights or that of our licensors. And absolutely do not use Site Content to defame, disparage or discredit Whipped & Beaten or its licensors or users, or in any way that is threatening, abusive or damages our reputation.
The trademarks, the [email protected]! and Get In The Kitchen [email protected]! trademarks, service marks, brands, names, logos and designs (collectively the “Trademarks”) of Whipped & Beaten or others displayed on the site or in connection with Whipped & Beaten Services are the property of Whipped & Beaten or their respective owners. You may not use any Trademarks displayed on the site or in connection with Whipped & Beaten Services without the express prior written permission of Whipped & Beaten or the respective owner, and nothing contained on this site grants by implication, waiver, estoppel or otherwise, any right to use such Trademarks.
We know best and we are smarter than you so we can change these Terms at any time we damn well please. If the changes are material, we’ll let you know by email or posting a notice on the site before the changes go into effect. The notice will designate a reasonable amount of time (the “Notice Period”) after which the new terms will go into effect for all users. If you don’t agree to the new terms, please delete your account within the Notice Period and get the hell off our site. If you do not delete your account within the Notice Period, your content and use of the site will be subject to the new terms going forward.
We do our best to provide you a reliable and evolving Service, but we may change, terminate, or restrict access to any aspect of our Services, at any time, without notice.
We take security very seriously. As such, you are prohibited from interfering in any way with our Services. You may not destroy or degrade the performance of our products and Services. You may not damage or disable the site by introducing viruses, worms, malware or other technologically harmful, corrupted data or malicious software to the site or server. You may not take any action to circumvent the security and access control provisions of the site. You may not log into another user’s account, misuse passwords, access another user’s data or personally identifiable information, or violate the privacy and integrity of user accounts and data. You may not access the site’s server or any server, computer or database connected to the site. You may not modify, decipher, disassemble, or reverse engineer any of the software comprising of or in any way making up the site.
We reserve the right, in our sole discretion, to immediately revoke your account and/or seek all other legal remedies available if We becomes aware of any of the foregoing activities. Whipped & Beaten may investigate and when appropriate, may work with law enforcement authorities in such investigations to prosecute offenders. To report a security vulnerability, please email us at [email protected].
Because Whipped & Beaten is shared space, and we want many different ideas, no matter how dumb they may be, to thrive, we need to have a few ground rules. There aren’t many. In fact, they can pretty much all be summed up thusly: Don’t piss in the GD pool, [email protected] (metaphorically speaking, of course).
Here’s an illustrative list of our rules below. Failure to comply with them may result in us taking action such as removing content, or suspending or deleting your account.
Whipped & Beaten may discontinue your access to the site without notice or liability, or suspend or terminate your account/membership for any violation of these Terms, or any violating or illegal use of the Services or site that we, at our sole discretion, deem improper.
Whipped & Beaten respects the copyright interests of others. However, user content and third party content is not within our control and we do not assume any obligation to monitor or scan user content or third-party content. Whipped & Beaten deals with copyright infringement on Whipped & Beaten’s site in accordance with the Digital Millennium Copyright Act. We have a policy of terminating repeat copyright infringers in appropriate circumstances.
If you or anyone believe that copyrighted work has been uploaded, posted or copied to the our site and is accessible on it in a way that constitutes copyright infringement, please notify and provide the following information, in writing, to our Copyright Agent, designated as such pursuant to the Digital Millennium Copyright Act, 17 U.S.C. §512(c)(2), named below:
The contact information for Whipped & Beaten’s Designated Agent for receipt of notices of claimed infringement is here: Whipped & Beaten Culinary Works, Attn: Copyright Agent, 3712 N. Broadway, Suite 630, Chicago IL, 60613 or alternatively write to us with “Attn. Copyright Agent in the subject line to [email protected]
Why be a basic [email protected] when you can become a [email protected]? By doing so, you pay a subscription fee to access premium content on our site. Information about the duration for such subscription services and other important information (fees, additional terms) will be provided when you subscribe.
We reserve the right to begin charging fees for any free or new services. We reserve the right to change fees and add new fees/charges at any time. Such changes will not apply to fees/charges paid prior to the time of the change.
Listen, I know there is a lot here, but suck it the hell up. It’s not our fault we had to write all this crap. Again, it’s because of money hungry [email protected] like yourselves who enjoy squeezing every ounce of money they didn’t earn from honest, upstanding corporations like mine. So make sure you continue to read the next section because it’s GD important.
Miscellaneous lawyerly provisions (please read these carefully)
YOUR SOLE REMEDY FOR DISSATISFACTION WITH THE SITE, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION, THE SITE CONTENT IS TO STOP USING THE SITE. SUCH LIMITATION SHALL ALSO APPLY WITH RESPECT TO DAMAGES INCURRED BY REASON OF SERVICES, PRODUCTS, INFORMATION OR ADVICE RECEIVED THROUGH OR ADVERTISED IN CONNECTION WITH THE SITE OR ANY LINKS ON THE SITE. SUCH LIMITATION SHALL ALSO APPLY WITH RESPECT TO DAMAGES INCURRED BY REASON OF ANY USER CONTENT OR CONTENT POSTED BY A THIRD-PARTY, OR THE CONDUCT OF A USER OR THIRD-PARTY ON THE SITE.
We’d love to hear your questions, concerns, and feedback about this policy or our site. If you have any suggestions for us, feel free to let us know at [email protected]. We probably will just laugh at them and delete the email, unless it’s something groundbreaking. Just saying.
Now, Get Back In the Kitchen!