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Some of our users will make their email addresses available if they wish to converse with other users with similar interests or goals. If you use this information, you agree not to transmit "spam" or other unwanted solicitations, or any material that is harassing, threatening, offensive, obscene, abusive, harmful, defamatory, invasive of another's privacy, infringing of another's intellectual property rights, or illegal. Users found using email information in this manner may be stripped of their membership. We are not responsible for the content of email messages sent to you by our users or from a third party.
There are several areas on the Website on which users may post information, including Message Boards, SparkTeams, and SparkPages (collectively, “Community Pages”). Any information posted to the Community Pages can viewed by anyone who visits the Website (whether or not such visitors are registered users). SparkTeens does not endorse any information posted on the Community Pages and posts made by users do not necessarily reflect the views of SparkTeens. Information on the Community Pages should not be taken as medical advice and we are not responsible for such information or for editing any factual errors or making any type of corrections to such information. Any action taken by you based on information presented on the Community Pages is at your own risk.
In using our Community Pages you agree to follow our Community Guidelines which includes the following provisions:
When referring to news reports or articles in your posts on the Website, including references to reports and articles appearing on other sections of the Website, please post only a few sentences for the reader’s information and reference, and include a link to the rest of the content on the original site. Do not post articles, news reports, photographs, graphics, images, audio, or other copyrighted material in their entirety (or substantial portions thereof) unless you have obtained written permission from the relevant copyright owner(s). Any unauthorized posting of any of the foregoing to the Website may violate copyright laws, trademark laws, the laws of privacy and publicity, and/or civil and criminal statutes, and you will be responsible for any liability arising from such violations. If you feel that any content on the Website infringes your copyrights or other intellectual property rights, please visit our IP Notification Policy.
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Last updated August 28, 2007