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PLEASE READ THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF USE  CAREFULLY BEFORE USING THIS SITE.

By using this site, you  signify your assent to these Terms and Conditions. If you do not agree to all  of these Terms and Conditions of use, do not use this site!

STOMP Out Bullying?, the  STOMP Out Bullying Help/Chat Line?, and/or Love Our Children USA?. ("STOMP  Out Bullying?, the STOMP Out Bullying Help/Chat Line?, and/or Love Our Children  USA?.") may revise and update these Terms and Conditions at any time. Your  continued usage of the STOMP Out Bullying?, the STOMP Out Bullying Help/Chat  Line?, and/or Love Our Children USA?. websites ("STOMP Out Bullying?, the  STOMP Out Bullying Help/Chat Line?, and/or Love Our Children USA?. Sites,"  or the "Sites,") will mean you accept those changes.

INDEX

  Agreement
  Mental  Health Resources Provided on the Web Site
  Access
 
The Site Does Not Provide Counseling  Advice
  Children's Privacy
  Use of Content
  User Submissions
  User Media Submissions ?  Image, Video, Audio files 
  Passwords
  Advertisements, Search and  Links to Other Sites
  Indemnity
  General
  Jurisdiction
  Notice and Take Down  Procedures, Copyright Agent
  Complete Agreement

Agreement
 

     
By entering this site, you expressly acknowledge and agree that neither  STOMP Out Bullying?, the STOMP Out Bullying Help/Chat Line?, and/or Love Our  Children USA?, nor any of its contractors, volunteers, agents, or  representatives are responsible for any personal information which you may  enter over the Internet during transmission. Despite our efforts to protect  your information some level of risk when communicating over the Internet is  always present.
     
        Because your participation in the STOMP Out Bullying Help/Chat Line? is not  medical care or treatment, STOMP Out Bullying?, the STOMP Out Bullying Help/Chat  Line?, and/or Love Our Children USA?, nor any of its volunteers,  contractors, agents, or representatives are responsible for any decisions  or results of the decisions that you make while, as a result of, or after  participating in the STOMP Out Bullying Help/Chat Line?. This includes  whether you choose to seek or not seek professional medical or  psychological/psychiatric care, or to modify or terminate specific treatment  that you currently are receiving based on the information provided by this service.  If the trained volunteer counselor concludes that you are at imminent danger to  yourself or others, they will request your telephone number so they can attempt  to provide you with additional assistance, including sending local emergency  services to you.  As a visitor, you may refuse to provide your telephone  number and STOMP Out Bullying?, the STOMP Out Bullying Help/Chat Line?, and/or  Love Our Children USA?, nor any of its volunteers, contractors, agents, or  representatives will be able to attempt to contact you to offer you additional  counseling or assistance.

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Mental Health  Resources Provided on the Web Site(s)
 

     
The Web Sites of STOMP Out Bullying?, the STOMP Out Bullying Help/Chat  Line?, and/or Love Our Children USA? also provide mental health resource  information to make it easy for you to connect to mental health information.
   

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Access
 

   
Access to the STOMP Out Bullying Help/Chat Line? and its  resources is free to all.

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The Site Does Not Provide  Counseling Advice
 
        The contents of the STOMP Out  Bullying?, the STOMP Out Bullying Help/Chat Line?, and/or Love Our Children  USA?. Site, such as text, graphics, images, information obtained from STOMP Out  Bullying?, the STOMP Out Bullying Help/Chat Line?, and/or Love Our Children  USA?s and other material contained on the STOMP Out Bullying?, the STOMP Out  Bullying Help/Chat Line?, and/or Love Our Children USA?. Site  ("Content") are for informational purposes only. By using this site,  you expressly acknowledge that our participants are not health professionals,  but are laypeople volunteering their time to discuss matters of concern to our  Users. The Content is not intended to be a substitute for professional  counseling advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Always seek the advice of your  psychologist or professional counselor or other qualified mental health provider  with any questions you may have regarding depression or suicidal feelings.  Never disregard professional counseling/advice or delay in seeking it because  of something you have read on the STOMP Out Bullying?, the STOMP Out Bullying  Help/Chat Line?, and/or Love Our Children USA?. Sites!

If you think you may have an emergency, call your 911  or dial The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at
      1-800-273 TALK (8225)  IMMEDIATELY.

STOMP Out Bullying?, the  STOMP Out Bullying Help/Chat Line?, and/or Love Our Children USA?. does not  recommend or endorse any specific counselors, products, procedures, opinions,  or other information that may be mentioned on the Sites. Reliance on any  information provided by STOMP Out Bullying?, the STOMP Out Bullying Help/Chat  Line?, and/or Love Our Children USA?, its employees, volunteers or others  appearing on the Sites at the invitation of STOMP Out Bullying?, the STOMP Out  Bullying Help/Chat Line?, and/or Love Our Children USA?, or other visitors to  the Site is solely at your own risk.

The Site may contain, or our  volunteers may engage in discussions that include mental health or  psychology-related materials and which may be in part sexually explicit. If you  find these materials or the possibility of such discussions offensive, you may not  want to use our Site.

My use of this site shall  constitute a waiver of my right to challenge any disclosure that I might make,  in the course of my use of this site, of my treatment history and of any of my  mental health information, under the Health Insurance Portability and  Accountability Act of 1996 (?HIPAA?) as amended or any similar law of any  state.

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Children's Privacy
 
        We are committed to  protecting the privacy of children. You should be aware that our Sites are not  intended or designed to attract children under the age of 13. We do not collect  personally identifiable information from any person we actually know is a child  under the age of 13. By using our site, you represent that you are over the age  of 13.

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Use of Content
 
        STOMP Out Bullying?, the  STOMP Out Bullying Help/Chat Line?, and/or Love Our Children USA? authorizes  you to view or download a single copy of the material on the STOMP Out  Bullying?, the STOMP Out Bullying Help/Chat Line?, and/or Love Our Children USA?  Site solely for your personal, noncommercial use if you include the following  copyright notice: "Copyright ?2005, STOMP Out Bullying?, the STOMP Out  Bullying Help/Chat Line?, or Love Our Children USA?, Copyright ?1999 with the  Site address. All rights reserved" and other copyright and proprietary  rights notices that are contained in the Content. Any special rules for the use  of certain software and other items accessible on the STOMP Out Bullying?, the  STOMP Out Bullying Help/Chat Line?, and/or Love Our Children USA?, Site may be  included elsewhere within the Sites and are incorporated into these Terms and  Conditions by reference.

The Content is protected by  copyright under both United States and foreign laws. Title to the Content  remains with STOMP Out Bullying?, the STOMP Out Bullying Help/Chat Line?,  and/or Love Our Children USA? and/or its volunteers or licensors. Any use of  the Content not expressly permitted by these Terms and Conditions is a breach  of these Terms and Conditions and may violate copyright, trademark, and other  laws. Content and features are subject to change or termination without notice  in the editorial discretion of STOMP Out Bullying?, the STOMP Out Bullying  Help/Chat Line?, and/or Love Our Children USA?. All rights not expressly granted  herein are reserved to STOMP Out Bullying?, the STOMP Out Bullying Help/Chat  Line?, and/or Love Our Children USA?., its volunteers and its licensors.

If you violate any of these  Terms and Conditions, your permission to use the Content automatically  terminates and you must immediately destroy any copies you have made of any  portion of the Content.

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User Submissions
 
        The personal information you  submit to STOMP Out Bullying?, the STOMP Out Bullying Help/Chat Line?, and/or  Love Our Children USA? is governed by the STOMP Out Bullying?, the STOMP Out  Bullying Help/Chat Line?, and/or Love Our Children USA? Privacy Policy. To the  extent there is an inconsistency between this Agreement and the STOMP Out  Bullying?, the STOMP Out Bullying Help/Chat Line?, and/or Love Our Children  USA? Privacy Policy, this Agreement shall govern.

You agree that you will not  upload or transmit any communications or content of any type to the Public  Areas (including blogs, Guest Book, Tell Us Why, etc.) that infringe or violate  any rights of any party. By submitting communications or content to the Public  Areas, you agree that such submission is non-confidential for all purposes.

If you make any such  submission you agree that you will not send or transmit to STOMP Out Bullying?,  the STOMP Out Bullying Help/Chat Line?, and/or Love Our Children USA? by email,  (including through the email addresses listed on the "Contact Us"  page) any communication or content that infringes or violates any rights of any  party. If you submit any business information, idea, concept or invention to  STOMP Out Bullying?, the STOMP Out Bullying Help/Chat Line?, and/or Love Our  Children USA? by email, you agree such submission is non-confidential for all  purposes.

If you make any submission to  a Public Area or if you submit any business information, idea, concept or  invention to STOMP Out Bullying?, the STOMP Out Bullying Help/Chat Line?,  and/or Love Our Children USA? by email, you automatically grant-or warrant that  the owner of such content or intellectual property has expressly granted-STOMP  Out Bullying?, the STOMP Out Bullying Help/Chat Line?, and/or Love Our Children  USA?. a royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable, world-wide nonexclusive license  to use, reproduce, create derivative works from, modify, publish, edit,  translate, distribute, perform, and display the communication or content in any  media or medium, or any form, format, or forum now known or hereafter  developed. STOMP Out Bullying?, the STOMP Out Bullying Help/Chat Line?, and/or  Love Our Children USA? may sublicense its rights through multiple tiers of  sublicenses. If you wish to keep any business information, ideas, concepts or  inventions private or proprietary, do not submit them to the Public Areas or to  STOMP Out Bullying?, the STOMP Out Bullying Help/Chat Line?, and/or Love Our  Children USA? by email. We try to answer every email in a timely manner, but  are not always able to do so.

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User Submissions ? Image,  Video, Audio Files
 
        You agree to only post or  upload Media (like photos, videos or audio) that you have taken yourself or  that you have all rights to transmit and license and which do not violate  trademark, copyright, privacy or any other rights of any other person. Photos  or videos of celebrities and cartoon or comic images are usually copyrighted by  the owner.

To protect your privacy, you  agree that you will not submit any media that contains Personally Identifiable  Information (like name, phone number, email address or web site URL.) of you or  of anyone else. Uploading media like images or video of other people without  their permission is strictly prohibited.

By uploading any media on the  STOMP Out Bullying?, the STOMP Out Bullying Help/Chat Line?, and/or Love Our  Children USA? site, you warrant that you have permission from all persons  appearing in your media for you to make this contribution and grant rights  described herein. Never post a picture or video of you or with someone else  unless you have their explicit permission.
      It is strictly prohibited to  upload media of any kind that contain expressions of hate, abuse, offensive  images or conduct, obscenity, pornography, sexually explicit or any material  that could give rise to any civil or criminal liability under applicable law or  regulations or that otherwise may be in conflict with these Terms and  Conditions, the STOMP Out Bullying?, the STOMP Out Bullying Help/Chat Line?,  and/or Love Our Children USA? Advertising Policy and the STOMP Out Bullying?,  the STOMP Out Bullying Help/Chat Line?, and/or Love Our Children USA? Privacy  Policy.

You agree that you will not  upload any material that contains software viruses or any other computer code,  files or programs designed to interrupt, destroy or limit the functionality of  any computer software or this Web site.

By uploading any media like a  photo or video, (a) you grant to STOMP Out Bullying?, the STOMP Out Bullying  Help/Chat Line?, and/or Love Our Children USA? a perpetual, non-exclusive,  worldwide, royalty-free license to use, copy, print, display, reproduce,  modify, publish, post, transmit and distribute the media and any material  included in the media; and (b) you certify that any person pictured in the  submitted media (or, if a minor, his/her parent/legal guardian) authorizes  STOMP Out Bullying?, the STOMP Out Bullying Help/Chat Line?, and/or Love Our  Children USA? to use, copy, print, display, reproduce, modify, publish, post,  transmit and distribute the media and any material included in such media; and  (c) you agree to indemnify STOMP Out Bullying?, the STOMP Out Bullying  Help/Chat Line?, and/or Love Our Children USA? and its affiliates, directors,  officers, volunteers and employees and hold them harmless from any and all  claims and expenses, including attorneys' fees, arising from the media and/or  your failure to comply with these the terms described in this document.

STOMP Out Bullying?, the  STOMP Out Bullying Help/Chat Line?, and/or Love Our Children USA? reserves the  right to review all media prior to submission to the site and to remove any  media for any reason, at any time, without prior notice, at our sole discretion

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Passwords
 
        STOMP Out Bullying?, the  STOMP Out Bullying Help/Chat Line?, and/or Love Our Children USA? has several  tools that allow you to record and store information. You are responsible for  taking all reasonable steps to ensure that no unauthorized person shall have  access to your STOMP Out Bullying?, the STOMP Out Bullying Help/Chat Line?,  and/or Love Our Children USA? passwords or accounts. It is your sole  responsibility to (1) control the dissemination and use of activation codes and  passwords; (2) authorize, monitor, and control access to and use of your STOMP  Out Bullying?, the STOMP Out Bullying Help/Chat Line?, and/or Love Our Children  USA? account and password; (3) promptly inform STOMP Out Bullying?, the STOMP  Out Bullying Help/Chat Line?, and/or Love Our Children USA? of any need to  deactivate a password. You grant STOMP Out Bullying?, the STOMP Out Bullying  Help/Chat Line?, and/or Love Our Children USA? and all other persons or  entities involved in the operation of the Site the right to transmit, monitor,  retrieve, store, and use your information in connection with the operation of  the Site. STOMP Out Bullying?, the STOMP Out Bullying Help/Chat Line?, and/or  Love Our Children USA? cannot and does not assume any responsibility or  liability for any information you submit, or your or third parties' use or  misuse of information transmitted or received using STOMP Out Bullying, the  STOMP Out Bullying Help/Chat Line, or Love Our Children USA tools and services.

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Advertisements, Searches,  and Links to Other Sites
 
        STOMP Out Bullying?, the  STOMP Out Bullying Help/Chat Line?, and/or Love Our Children USA? may provide  links to third-party web sites. STOMP Out Bullying?, the STOMP Out Bullying  Help/Chat Line?, and/or Love Our Children USA? also may select certain sites as  priority responses to search terms you enter and STOMP Out Bullying?, the STOMP  Out Bullying Help/Chat Line?, and/or Love Our Children USA? may agree to allow  advertisers to respond to certain search terms with advertisements or sponsored  content. STOMP Out Bullying?, the STOMP Out Bullying Help/Chat Line?, and/or  Love Our Children USA? does not recommend and does not endorse the content on  any third-party websites. STOMP Out Bullying?, the STOMP Out Bullying Help/Chat  Line?, and/or Love Our Children USA? is not responsible for the content of  linked third-party sites, sites framed within the STOMP Out Bullying?, the  STOMP Out Bullying Help/Chat Line?, and/or Love Our Children USA? Sites,  third-party sites provided as search results, or third-party advertisements,  and does not make any representations regarding their content or accuracy. Your  use of third-party websites is at your own risk and subject to the terms and  conditions of use for such sites. STOMP Out Bullying?, the STOMP Out Bullying  Help/Chat Line?, and/or Love Our Children USA? does not endorse any opinions,  advice, product, service, or treatment advertised on the STOMP Out Bullying?,  the STOMP Out Bullying Help/Chat Line?, and/or Love Our Children USA? Site.

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Indemnity
 
        You agree to defend,  indemnify, and hold STOMP Out Bullying?, the STOMP Out Bullying Help/Chat  Line?, and/or Love Our Children USA?, its officers, directors, employees,  volunteers, agents, licensors, and suppliers, harmless from and against any  claims, actions or demands, liabilities and settlements including without limitation,  reasonable legal and accounting fees, resulting from, or alleged to result  from, your violation of these Terms and Conditions.

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General
 
        STOMP Out Bullying?, the  STOMP Out Bullying Help/Chat Line?, and Love Our Children USA? is based in New  York, New York, in the United States of America with principal offices in New  York, New York. STOMP Out Bullying?, the STOMP Out Bullying Help/Chat Line?,  and/or Love Our Children USA? make no claims that STOMP Out Bullying?, the  STOMP Out Bullying Help/Chat Line?, and/or Love Our Children USA? Sites within  the STOMP Out Bullying?, the STOMP Out Bullying Help/Chat Line?, and/or Love  Our Children USA? Network and the Content are appropriate or may be downloaded  outside of the United States. Access to the Content may not be legal by certain  persons or in certain countries. If you access the STOMP Out Bullying?, the  STOMP Out Bullying Help/Chat Line?, and/or Love Our Children USA? Network from  outside the United States, you do so at your own risk and are responsible for  compliance with the laws of your jurisdiction.

The following provisions  survive the expiration or termination of this Agreement for any reason  whatsoever: Liability, User Submissions, User Submissions ? image, video, audio  files, Indemnity, Jurisdiction, and Complete Agreement.

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Jurisdiction
 
        You expressly agree that  exclusive jurisdiction for any dispute with STOMP Out Bullying?, the STOMP Out  Bullying Help/Chat Line?, and/or Love Our Children USA?, or in any way relating  to your use of the STOMP Out Bullying?, the STOMP Out Bullying Help/Chat Line?,  and/or Love Our Children USA? Site, resides in the courts of the State of New  York and you further agree and expressly consent to the exercise of personal  jurisdiction in the courts of the State of New York in connection with any such  dispute including any claim involving STOMP Out Bullying?, the STOMP Out  Bullying Help/Chat Line?, and/or Love Our Children USA? or its affiliates,  subsidiaries, employees, volunteers, contractors, officers, directors,  telecommunication providers, and content providers.
       
          These Terms and Conditions  are governed by the internal substantive laws of the State of New York, without  respect to its conflict of laws principles. If any provision of these Terms and  Conditions is found to be invalid by any court having competent jurisdiction,  the invalidity of such provision shall not affect the validity of the remaining  provisions of these Terms and Conditions, which shall remain in full force and  effect. No waiver of any of these Terms and Conditions shall be deemed a  further or continuing waiver of such term or condition or any other term or  condition.

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Notice and Takedown  Procedures; and Copyright Agent
 
        If you believe any materials  accessible on or from the Sites infringe your copyright, you may request  removal of those materials (or access thereto) from this web site by contacting  STOMP Out Bullying?, the STOMP Out Bullying Help/Chat Line?, and/or Love Our  Children USA?' copyright agent (identified below) and providing the following  information:

Identification of the  copyrighted work that you believe to be infringed. Please describe the work,  and where possible include a copy or the location (e.g., URL) of an authorized  version of the work.

Identification of the  material that you believe to be infringing and its location. Please describe  the material, and provide us with its URL or any other pertinent information  that will allow us to locate the material.

Your name, address, telephone  number and (if available) e-mail address.

A statement that you have a  good faith belief that the complained of use of the materials is not authorized  by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law.

A statement that the  information that you have supplied is accurate, and indicating that "under  penalty of perjury," you are the copyright owner or are authorized to act  on the copyright owner's behalf.

A signature or the electronic  equivalent from the copyright holder or authorized representative.

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STOMP Out Bullying?, the  STOMP Out Bullying Help/Chat Line?, and/or Love Our Children USA?'s agent for  copyright issues relating to this web site is as follows:

STOMP Out Bullying?, the  STOMP Out Bullying Help/Chat Line?, and/or Love Our Children USA?

Mailing Address:

STOMP Out Bullying?
      Love Our Children USA
      220 East 57th Street
      New York, NY 10022-2820
      Or call: 877-602-N0BULLY  (8559)

In an effort to protect the  rights of copyright owners, STOMP Out Bullying?, the STOMP Out Bullying  Help/Chat Line?, and/or Love Our Children USA? maintains a policy for the  termination, in appropriate circumstances, of subscribers and account holders  of the Sites who are repeat infringers.

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Complete Agreement
 
        Except as expressly provided  in a particular "legal notice" on the STOMP Out Bullying?, the STOMP  Out Bullying Help/Chat Line?, and/or Love Our Children USA? Sites, these Terms  and Conditions and the STOMP Out Bullying?, the STOMP Out Bullying Help/Chat  Line?, and/or Love Our Children USA? Privacy Policy constitute the entire  agreement between you and STOMP Out Bullying?, the STOMP Out Bullying Help/Chat  Line?, and/or Love Our Children USA? with respect to the use of the STOMP Out  Bullying?, the STOMP Out Bullying Help/Chat Line?, and/or Love Our Children USA?  Site and Content.

Thank you for your  cooperation. We hope you find the STOMP Out Bullying?, the STOMP Out Bullying  Help/Chat Line?, or Love Our Children USA? Sites helpful and convenient to use!  Questions or comments regarding this website, including any reports of  non-functioning links, should be submitted using our Contact Us Form or via  U.S. mail to: STOMP Out Bullying?, the STOMP Out Bullying Help/Chat Line?,  and/or Love Our Children USA? to our mailing address at:

STOMP Out Bullying?
      Love Our Children USA
      220 East 57th Street
      New York, NY 10022-2820
      Or call: 877-602-N0BULLY  (8559)

We try to answer every email  in a timely manner but due to volume may not always be able to do so.

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