Terms and Conditions of Use



Welcome to Stitched Smile Publications.com website (the "Stitched Smile Publications Site"), a website owned and operated by Stitched Smile Publications, LLC.("SSP").

The terms and conditions stated below, along with the policies and guidelines located throughout Stitched Smile Publications.com Site (collectively herein the "Terms of Use") identify what you, as a user of Stitched Smile Publications.com Site ("you" or "User") can expect from Stitched Smile Publications, LLC (“SSP”)., its parent, subsidiaries, and affiliates (together referred to herein as ("SSP"), and/or persons who provide products or services to Stitched Smile Publications, LLC customers either directly or through Stitched Smile Publications.com Site ("Stichedsmilepublications.com") and what Stitched Smile Publications, LLC in turn expects from Users. By visiting any area on Stitched Smile Publications.com Site, creating an account, making a purchase via Stitched Smile Publications.com Site, downloading a Stitched Smile Publications, LLC retail application ("Stitched Smile Publications, LLC") from Stitched Smile Publications.com Site, joining any Stitched Smile Publications, LLC online interactive community, such as Book Clubs, posting a review or creating a profile, or otherwise joining, viewing, visiting or contributing to Stitched Smile Publications, LLC user forums or interactive features (all of the foregoing are sometimes referred to in this document as the "Stitchedsmilepublications.com or SSP Services"), a User is deemed to have accepted the Terms of Use. If you do not agree to be bound by these Terms of Use and to follow all applicable laws, YOU SHOULD LEAVE STITCHED SMILE PUBLICATIONS.COM SITE IMMEDIATELY. Separate terms and conditions apply to the purchase, download and use of digital content such as software applications, books, magazines, newspapers, periodicals, movies and television shows ("Digital Content).

  • LICENSES AND RESTRICTIONS
  • TRADEMARKS
  • CONTENT
  • EXPORT
  • PRICES
  • RISK OF LOSS
  • PRODUCT DESCRIPTIONS
  • AGE OF USERS
  • TERMINATION OF USAGE
  • INDEMNITY
  • PASSWORD AND ACCOUNT SECURITY
  • INTERACTIVE COMMUNITY
  • NOTICES
  • DISCLAIMERS AND LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
  • SEVERABILITY
  • APPLICABLE LAW; JURISDICTION
  • DISPUTE RESOLUTION
  • DIGITAL MILLENIUM COPYRIGHT ACT
  • ADDITIONAL TERMS AND CONDITIONS
  • ACKNOWLEDGMENT
  • MODIFICATION


I. LICENSES AND RESTRICTIONS
Stitched Smile Publications, LLC grants the User a limited, nonexclusive, revocable license to access and make personal, non-commercial use (unless User has a business relationship with Stitched Smile Publications, LLC ) of Stitched Smile Publications.com Site and its contents, which includes Stitched Smile Publications, LLC Software. Additional terms and conditions apply to User Created Content, as that term is defined in Section XII below. Stitched Smile Publications, LLC further grants the User a limited, nonexclusive and revocable right to create a hyperlink to Stitched Smile Publications.com Site so long as the link does not portray Stitched Smile Publications, LLC, its subsidiaries, and affiliates, or their respective products or services in a false, misleading, derogatory, or otherwise offensive matter.

The foregoing licenses do not include any rights to: 
modify, download (other than page caching, reproduce, copy, or resell Stitched Smile Publications.com Site, the Content or any portion or derivative thereof;
commercially use Stitched Smile Publications.com Site, the Content or any portion derivative thereof (unless User has a business relationship with Stitched Smile Publications, LLC and has prior written consent);
copy or download any User's account or profile information for the benefit of any third party;
enable high volume, automated, electronic processes that apply to Stitched Smile Publications.com Site or its systems, the Content or any portion or derivative thereof;
use any robot, spider, data miner, crawler, scraper or other automated means to access or index Stitched Smile Publications.com Site or its systems, the Content or any portion or derivative thereof for any purpose;
interfere or attempt to interfere with the proper working of Stitched Smile Publications.com Site;
bypass any measures used by Stitched Smile Publications, LLC to prevent or restrict access to any portion of the Site, the Content or any portion or derivative thereof;
frame or utilize framing techniques to enclose any trademark, logo, or other proprietary information (including images, text, page layout, or form) of SSP;
use Stitched Smile Publications name, trademarks, services marks or logos in any meta tags or any other "hidden text" or
Compile, repackage, disseminate or otherwise use data extracted from Stitched Smile Publications.com Site.

The foregoing is expressly prohibited; the right to do any of the foregoing shall require SSP’s express written consent (which may include a written agreement signed by an authorized representative of Stitched Smile Publications). Any unauthorized use of Stitched Smile Publications.com Site, the Content or any portion or derivative thereof shall terminate any license or permission granted by Stitched Smile Publications.

II. TRADEMARKS
Stitched Smile Publications, or its parent, subsidiaries, or affiliates, or third parties from whom Stitched Smile Publications, LLC has permission, own the trademarks or service marks that are used on Stitched Smile Publications.com Site. All rights are reserved. These and other graphics, logos, service marks, trademarks and trade dress of Stitched Smile Publications, LLC and its licensors may not be used without prior written consent of Stitched Smile Publications, LLC or its licensor, as the case may be. Without limiting the foregoing, no Stitched Smile Publications, LLC trademark or trade dress may be used in connection with any product or service that is not Stitched Smile Publications, LLC , in any manner that is likely to cause confusion among Users, or in any manner that disparages or discredits Stitched Smile Publications, LLC.

III. CONTENT
Proprietary Rights
User acknowledges that Stitched Smile Publications.com Site contains Content, that is protected by copyrights, trademarks, trade secrets, or other proprietary rights, and that these rights are valid and protected in all forms, media and technologies existing now or hereinafter developed. All Content is or may be copyrighted as a collective work under the U.S. copyright laws, and Stitched Smile Publications, LLC owns a copyright in the selection, coordination, arrangement, and enhancement of such Content on Stitched Smile Publications.com Site. User may not modify, remove, delete, augment, add to, publish, transmit, participate in the transfer or sale of, create derivative works from, or in any way exploit any such Content, in whole or in part. If no specific restrictions are displayed, Users may make copies of select portions of the Content, provided that the copies are made only for User's personal use and that User maintains any notices contained in the Content, such as all copyright notices, trademark legends, or other proprietary rights notices. Except as provided in the preceding sentence or as permitted by the fair use privilege under the U.S. copyright laws (see, e.g., 17 U.S.C. Section 107), User may not upload, post, reproduce, or distribute in any way Content protected by copyright, or other proprietary right, without obtaining permission of the owner of the copyright or other property right. In addition to the foregoing, use of any software Content shall be governed by these terms and any software license agreement accompanying such software.

Third-Party Content
Stitched Smile Publications, LLC is a distributor and a publisher of Content supplied by third parties and Users. Stitched Smile Publications, LLC has editorial control over such Content. Stitched Smile Publications, LLC does not give any authorization for use of third party material without the express written consent from Stitched Smile Publications, LLC and the owner of such property.

IV. EXPORT
Any software distributed by Stitched Smile Publications, LLC is "commercial computer software" or "commercial computer software documentation." The U.S. Government's rights with respect to the Stitched Smile Publications, LLC Software are limited by these Terms and Conditions of Use, pursuant to FAR § 12.212(a) and/or DFARS § 227.7202-1(a), as applicable. User agrees that by installing, copying, or otherwise using the Stitched Smile Publications, LLC Software and Stitched Smile Publications.com Site that: (i) User does not reside in a country subject to embargo or export controls by the U.S. Government; (ii) User is not on the List of Denied Persons as published by the U.S. government; and (iii) User will not use the Stitched Smile Publications, LLC Software or Stitched Smile Publications.com Site for any illegal purpose. Because the Stitched Smile Publications, LLC Software, Stitched Smile Publications.com Site, and related technical data are subject to U.S. export controls, User agrees that User shall not upload, export or "re-export" (transfer) the Stitched Smile Publications, LLC Software or any Content, including User Created Content, unless User has complied with all applicable U.S. export controls.

V. PRICES
The price for an item on Stitched Smile Publications.com Site may differ from the price shown in a User's shopping cart and it is possible that such price may increase or decrease between the time the item is placed in a shopping cart and the time that the purchase is actually made. On rare occasions, an item may be priced incorrectly on Stitched Smile Publications.com Site. If the price for the item on Stitched Smile Publications.com Site is incorrect and is actually higher than the price provided at the time of purchase, then, at the sole discretion of SSP, Stitched Smile Publications, LLC may either (i) contact the User for instructions before shipping the item or charging the User for such item; (ii) cancel the order for such item and notify the User of such cancellation; or (iii) ship the item at the incorrect price to the benefit of the User. Please note that this policy regarding prices applies only to items sold and shipped by Stitched Smile Publications, LLC.

VI. RISK OF LOSS

The risk of loss and title for all items purchased via Stitched Smile Publications.com Site pass to the User upon delivery of the item to the carrier.

VII. PRODUCT DESCRIPTION
The items offered for sale on Stitched Smile Publications.com Site contain descriptions that are provided directly by the publisher, manufacturer, developer or distributor of such item. Stitched Smile Publications, LLC does not represent or warrant that the descriptions of such items are accurate or complete. IF A USER PURCHASES AN ITEM FROM STITCHED SMILE PUBLICATIONS, LLC THAT IS NOT AS DESCRIBED ON STITCHED SMILE PUBLICATIONS.COM SITE, THE USER'S SOLE AND EXCLUSIVE REMEDY IS TO RETURN SUCH ITEM IN AN UNUSED CONDITION FOR A REFUND OF THE PURCHASE PRICE.

VIII. AGE OF USERS
Our products and services are marketed for and directed towards purchase by adults or with the consent of adults. Individuals under the age of 18 ("Minors") are not permitted to use Stitched Smile Publications, LLC websites without the supervision of a parent or legal guardian. Furthermore, we do not knowingly collect or solicit personal information from children under the age of 13 or knowingly allow such persons to register for an online account or to post personal information on our websites. Should we learn that someone under the age of 13 has provided any personal information to or on any of the Stitched Smile Publications, LLC websites, we will remove that information as soon as possible.

IX. TERMINATION OF USAGE
Stitched Smile Publications, LLC may issue a warning, temporarily suspend, indefinitely suspend or terminate any User's right to use or access all or any part of Stitched Smile Publications.com Site including any account thereon, without notice, for any reason in Stitched Smile Publications, LLC  sole discretion, including without limitation violation of the Terms of Use, Stitched Smile Publications, LLC  belief that such access would violate any applicable law or would be harmful to the interests of, or potentially cause financial loss or legal liability to, Stitched Smile Publications, LLC, any Stitched Smile Publications, LLC.com Provider or another User.

In certain cases, in Stitched Smile Publications, LLC  sole discretion, Stitched Smile Publications, LLC may provide written notice (a "Restriction Notice") to a User (a "Restricted User") to inform such Restricted User that (i) his or her right to use or access any part of Stitched Smile Publications.com Site has been terminated including the right to use, access or create any account thereon; (ii) that Stitched Smile Publications, LLC refuses to provide any services to such Restricted User; and (iii) any subsequent orders placed by a Restricted User will be subject to cancellation. Other conditions may apply and shall be set forth in the Restriction Notice.

X. INDEMNITY
User agrees to indemnify and hold Stitched Smile Publications, LLC and each Stitched Smile Publications, LLC.com Provider harmless from any claim or demand, including reasonable attorneys' fees, made by any third party due to or arising out of such User's use of Stitched Smile Publications.com Site, Stitched Smile Publications.com Services, breach of the Terms of Use or User's violation of any law or the rights of a third party.

XI. PASSWORD AND ACCOUNT SECURITY
Every User that has an account on stitchedsmilepublications.com Site is responsible for (i) keeping his or her account password confidential and secured, (ii) avoiding unauthorized access to such User's computer; and (iii) keeping the e-mail address associated with that account current (User acknowledges that it is important to keep the e-mail address associated with his or her account current because although the User may be able to log into his or her Stitched Smile Publications, LLC account using an old e-mail address, such User will not receive messages from Stitched Smile Publications, LLC about his or her orders and inquiries or other matters).

User accepts full responsibility for all activities that occur within such User's Stitched Smile Publications, LLC account or within Stitched Smile Publications.com Site interactive community.

XII. INTERACTIVE COMMUNITY
stitchedsmilepublications.com Site offers numerous opportunities for interactive activities, which enable Users to communicate with each other directly, or which enable Users to post information and other material that will be visible to other Users of those services ("Interactive Community"). This Section XII, Interactive Community, applies to the activities of persons who are using interactive services on the Site ("Interactive Community Users"). The scope of these services may change from time to time, with or without notice. You are using Interactive Community services if you view or participate in the Stitched Smile Publications, LLC Book Clubs, post a review, create a list, create a profile, submit any User Created Content, as defined below, or otherwise participate in any interactive feature.

Interactive Community services may be used only for lawful purposes in accordance with these Terms of Use. If you are using any Stitched Smile Publications, LLC.com Site Interactive Community services or Facebook, and post, publish or communicate any information, data, software, photographs, graphs, videos, typefaces, graphics, music, sounds, and other material on through the Interactive Community services, please choose carefully the information that you post and/or provide to other Users ("User Created Content"). User is prohibited from posting on or transmitting through Stitched Smile Publications.com Site any unlawful, harmful, threatening, abusive, harassing, defamatory, vulgar, obscene, sexually explicit, profane, hateful, racially, ethnically, or otherwise objectionable material of any kind, including but not limited to any material that encourages conduct that would constitute a criminal offense, give rise to civil liability, or otherwise violate any applicable law. Stitched Smile Publications, LLC reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to reject, refuse to post or remove any posting or other User Created Content (including private messages) by you, or to deny, restrict, suspend, or terminate access to all or any part of the Interactive Community services at any time, for any or no reason, with or without prior notice or explanation, and without liability.

Stitched Smile Publications, LLC reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to remove your profile and/or deny, restrict, suspend, or terminate your access to all or any part of the Interactive Community services for any reason.

If you become aware of misuse of the Interactive Community services, including any unlawful, harmful, threatening, abusive, harassing, defamatory, vulgar, obscene, sexually explicit, profane, hateful, racially, ethnically, or otherwise objectionable material of any kind, material that encourages conduct that would constitute a criminal offense, give rise to civil liability, or otherwise violates any applicable law, please contact us immediately via email.

Notwithstanding the foregoing, Stitched Smile Publications, LLC assumes no responsibility for ongoing monitoring of Stitched Smile Publications.com Site or for removal or editing of any User Created Content, even after receiving notice. Stitched Smile Publications, LLC assumes no liability for any action or inaction with respect to conduct, communication, or User Created Content within the Interactive Community.

Stitched Smile Publications.com Site online Interactive Community is not designed for use by Minors. No children under the age of 13 are permitted to register or create user profiles; and individuals ages 13 through 18 must participate in the community only under the supervision of a parent or legal guardian. Numerous informational and commercial resources (such as computer hardware, software, or filtering services) are available to help parents keep their children safe online. If you are interested in learning more about these resources, information is available at many sites providing information on such protections. Stitched Smile Publications, LLC does not specifically sponsor or endorse any of these sites or their services.

You may not post User Created Content that: involves the transmission of "junk mail," "chain letters," or unsolicited mass mailing, instant messaging, "spimming," or "spamming"; contains restricted or password only access pages or hidden page or images (those not linked to or from another accessible page); solicits passwords or personal identifying information for commercial or unlawful purposes from other Users; involves commercial activities and/or sales such as contests, sweepstakes, barter, advertising, or pyramid schemes; includes a photograph or video of another person that you have posted without that person's consent; circumvents or modifies, or attempts to circumvent or modify, or encourages or assists any other person in circumventing or modifying any security technology or software that is part of Stitched Smile Publications.com Site; involves the use of viruses, bots, worms, or any other computer code, files or programs that interrupt, destroy or limit the functionality of any computer software or hardware, or otherwise permit the unauthorized use of or access to a computer or a computer network; covers or obscures the banner advertisements on your personal profile page; involves any automated use of Stitched Smile Publications.com Site, such as, but not limited to, using scripts to add friends or send comments or messages; interferes with, disrupts, or creates an undue burden on Stitched Smile Publications.com Site or the networks or services connected to the Interactive Community services; impersonates or attempts to impersonate another Interactive Community User, person or entity; uses the account, username, or password of another Interactive Community User at any time or discloses your password to any third party or permits any third party to access your account; sells or otherwise transfers your profile; uses any information obtained from Stitched Smile Publications.com Site in order to harass, abuse, or harm another person or entity, or attempting to do the same.

Interactive Community Users may upload to or otherwise submit to Stitched Smile Publications, LLC for distribution on Stitched Smile Publications.com Site only (i) User Created Content that is not subject to any copyright or other proprietary rights restrictions; or (ii) User Created Content in which the owner or licensor has given express authorization for Stitched Smile Publications, LLC to distribute over the Internet. You may not upload, embed, post, e-mail, transmit or otherwise make available any material that infringes any copyright, patent, trademark, trade secret or other proprietary rights of any person or entity. Any copyrighted or other proprietary User Created Content distributed with the consent of a copyright owner should contain a phrase such as "Copyright, owned by [name of owner]; used by permission." Stitched Smile Publications, LLC is entitled to presume that all User Created Content conforms to the foregoing requirements. The unauthorized submission of copyrighted or other proprietary User Created Content is illegal and could subject the User to personal liability for damages in a civil suit as well as criminal prosecution. Interactive Community Users assume all liability for any damage resulting from any infringement of copyrights or proprietary rights, or from any other harm arising from an unauthorized submission or submission of User Created Content. Stitched Smile Publications, LLC assumes no liability for any damage resulting from any infringement of copyrights or proprietary rights, or from any other harm arising from any User Created Content. By submitting User Created Content within the Interactive Community, Interactive Community Users automatically grant, or represent and warrant that the owner or authorized licensor of such User Created Content has expressly granted Stitched Smile Publications, LLC, the royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable, right and license to use, reproduce, publish, translate, sublicense, copy, modify, delete, enhance and distribute the User Created Content in whole or in part worldwide and/or to incorporate such User Created Content in other works in any form, media, or technology now known or hereafter developed for the full term of any copyright that may exist in such User Created Content. Subject to this grant, the licensor of User Created Content submitted to Stitched Smile Publications, LLC retains any and all rights which may exist in such User Created Content.

XIII. NOTICES
User consents to receive electronic communications from Stitched Smile Publications, LLC, whether addressed to the e-mail address associated with such User's Stitched Smile Publications, LLC account or posted on Stitched Smile Publications.com Site. User acknowledges and agrees that any communication via e-mail or by postings on this Stitched Smile Publications, LLC.com Site satisfies any legal requirement that such communications be made in writing.

XIV. DISCLAIMERS AND LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
Stitched Smile Publications, LLC is not responsible for and makes no warranties, express or implied, as to any Content appearing on or accessed through the Site, including without limitation, any User Created Content or the accuracy and reliability of the Content, including User Created Content, posted on Stitched Smile Publications.com Site or through Stitched Smile Publications.com Services, whether caused by Users of Stitched Smile Publications.com Site or Stitched Smile Publications.com Services or by any of the equipment or programming associated with or utilized in Stitched Smile Publications.com Site or Stitched Smile Publications.com Services, including the Stitched Smile Publications, LLC Software. Content, including User Created Content, does not necessarily reflect the opinions or policies of Stitched Smile Publications, LLC. Profiles and third party applications created and posted by Users on Stitched Smile Publications.com Site may contain links to other websites. Stitched Smile Publications, LLC is not responsible for the content, accuracy or opinions expressed on such websites, and such websites are not necessarily investigated, monitored or checked for accuracy or completeness by Stitched Smile Publications, LLC. Inclusion of any linked website on Stitched Smile Publications.com Services does not imply approval or endorsement of the linked website by Stitched Smile Publications, LLC. When you access these third party sites, you do so at your own risk. Stitched Smile Publications, LLC takes no responsibility for third party advertisements or third party applications that are posted on or through Stitched Smile Publications.com Site or Stitched Smile Publications.com Services, nor does it take any responsibility for the goods or services provided by its advertisers. Stitched Smile Publications, LLC is not responsible for the conduct, whether online or offline, of any User of stitchedsmilepublications.com Site or stitchedsmilepublications.com Services. Stitched Smile Publications, LLC assumes no responsibility for any error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation or transmission, communications line failure, theft or destruction or unauthorized access to, or alteration of, any User communication. Stitched Smile Publications, LLC is not responsible for any problems or technical malfunction of the Stitched Smile Publications, LLC Software, or any telephone network or lines, computer online systems, servers or providers, computer equipment, software, failure of any e-mail or players due to technical problems or traffic congestion on the Internet or on any of Stitched Smile Publications.com Services or combination thereof, including any injury or damage to Users or to any person's computer related to or resulting from participation or downloading materials in connection with Stitched Smile Publications.com Site or Services. Under no circumstances shall Stitched Smile Publications, LLC be responsible for any loss or damage, including personal injury or death, resulting from use of Stitched Smile Publications.com Site or Services, from any Content, including User Created Content, posted on or through Stitched Smile Publications.com Services, from the Stitched Smile Publications, LLC Software, or from the conduct of any Users of Stitched Smile Publications.com Site or Stitched Smile Publications, LLC.com Services, whether online or offline.

Stitched Smile Publications.com Site and the Stitched Smile Publications, LLC Software are provided by Stitched Smile Publications, LLC on an "as is" and "as available" basis. To the fullest extent permissible by applicable law, each stitchedsmilepublications.com Provider disclaims all implied warranties, including but not limited to, implied warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose.

Without limiting the foregoing, neither Stitched Smile Publications, LLC nor any stitchedsmilepublications.com Provider makes any representation or warranty of any kind, express or implied: (i) as to the operation of Stitched Smile Publications.com Site, or the information, Content, including User Created Content, the Stitched Smile Publications, LLC Software, and materials or products included thereon; (ii) that Stitched Smile Publications.com Site or the Stitched Smile Publications, LLC Software will be uninterrupted or error-free; (iii) as to the accuracy, reliability, or currency of any information, Content, including User Created Content, service, the Stitched Smile Publications, LLC Software, or merchandise provided through Stitched Smile Publications.com Site; or (iv) that Stitched Smile Publications.com Site, its servers, the Stitched Smile Publications, LLC Software, Content, including User Created Content, or e-mails sent from or on behalf of Stitched Smile Publications, LLC are free of viruses, scripts, trojan horses, worms or other harmful components.

Stitched Smile Publications, LLC does not guarantee the continuous, uninterrupted or secure access to stitchedsmilepublications.com Site, the Stitched Smile Publications, LLC Software, or any related services. The operation of Stitched Smile Publications.com Site and the Stitched Smile Publications, LLC Software may be interfered with by numerous factors outside the control of Stitched Smile Publications, LLC.

Under no circumstances shall Stitched Smile Publications, LLC or any stitchedsmilepublications.com Provider be liable for any damages that result from the use of or inability to use stitchedsmilepublications.com Site, including but not limited to reliance by a User on any information obtained from Stitched Smile Publications.com Site or that result from mistakes, omissions, interruptions, deletion of files or e-mail, errors, defects, viruses, delays in operation or transmission, or any failure of performance, whether or not resulting from acts of god, communications failure, theft, destruction, or unauthorized access to Stitched Smile Publications, LLC  records, programs, or services. User hereby acknowledges that this paragraph shall apply to all Content, including User Created Content, the Stitched Smile Publications, LLC Software, merchandise, and services available through Stitched Smile Publications.com Site.

Neither Stitched Smile Publications, LLC nor any stitchedsmilepublications.com Provider will be liable for any indirect, incidental, special or consequential damages arising from the use of stitchedsmilepublications.com site, the Stitched Smile Publications, LLC Software, or the purchase or download of any Content, or product therefrom, even if Stitched Smile Publications, LLC or any Stitched Smile Publications, LLC.com Provider have been advised of the possibility of such damages.

Certain state laws do not allow limitations on implied warranties or the exclusion or limitation of certain damages. If these laws apply to a User, some or all of the above disclaimers, exclusions, or limitations may not apply to such User, and such User may have additional rights.

XV. SEVERABILITY
The provisions of these Terms of Use are intended to be severable. If for any reason any provision of these Terms of Use shall be held invalid or unenforceable in whole or in part in any applicable jurisdiction, such provision shall, as to such jurisdiction, be ineffective to the extent of such invalidity or unenforceability without in any manner affecting the validity or enforceability thereof in any other jurisdiction or the remaining provisions hereof in any jurisdiction. The failure of Stitched Smile Publications, LLC to exercise or enforce any right or provision of these Terms of Use shall not operate as a waiver of such right or provision.

XVI. APPLICABLE LAW; JURISDICTION
Stitched Smile Publications.com Site is created and controlled by Stitched Smile Publications, LLC in the State of Texas. The laws of the State of Texas will govern the Terms of Use, without giving effect to any principles of conflicts of laws.

Each of Stitched Smile Publications, LLC and User agrees to submit to the nonexclusive personal jurisdiction of the courts located within Houston County, Texas and waives any objection to the laying of venue of any litigation in said courts.

XVII. DISPUTE RESOLUTION
Any claim or controversy at law or equity that arises out of the Terms of Use, stitchedsmilepublications.com or any stitchedsmilepublications.com service (each a "Claim"), shall be resolved through binding arbitration conducted by telephone, online or based solely upon written submissions where no in-person appearance is required. In such cases, the arbitration shall be administered by the American Arbitration Association under its Commercial Arbitration Rules (including without limitation the Supplementary Procedures for Consumer-Related Disputes, if applicable), and judgment on the award rendered by the arbitrator(s) may be entered in any court having jurisdiction thereof.

Alternatively, at Stitched Smile Publications, LLC  sole option, a Claim (including Claims for injunctive or other equitable relief) may be adjudicated by a court of competent jurisdiction located in Houston County, Texas.

Any Claim shall be arbitrated or litigated, as the case may be, on an individual basis and shall not be consolidated with any Claim of any other party whether through class action proceedings, class arbitration proceedings or otherwise.

You are solely responsible for your interactions with other Users. Stitched Smile Publications, LLC reserves the right, but has no obligation, to become involved in any way with disputes between you and other Users. Each of the parties hereby knowingly, voluntarily and intentionally waives any right it may have to a trial by jury in respect of any litigation (including but not limited to any claims, counterclaims, cross-claims, or third party claims) arising out of, under or in connection with these Terms of Use. Further, each party hereto certifies that no representative or agent of either party has represented, expressly or otherwise, that such party would not in the event of such litigation, seek to enforce this waiver of right to jury trial provision. Each of the parties acknowledges that this section is a material inducement for the other party entering into these Terms of Use.

XVIII. DIGITAL MILLENNIUM COPYRIGHT ACT.
The Digital Millennium Copyright Act of 1998 (the "DMCA") provides recourse for copyright owners who believe that material appearing on the Internet infringes their rights under U.S. copyright law. If you believe in good faith that materials hosted by Stitched Smile Publications, LLC, including User Created Content, infringe your copyright, you (or your agent) may send Stitched Smile Publications, LLC a notice requesting that the material be removed or access to it blocked. The notice must include the following information (a) a physical or electronic signature of a person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed; (b) identification of the copyrighted work claimed to have been infringed (or if multiple copyrighted works located on this website are covered by a single notification, a representative list of such works); (c) identification of the material that is claimed to be infringing or the subject of infringing activity, and information reasonably sufficient to allow Stitched Smile Publications, LLC to locate the material on the Stitched Smile Publications, LLC Site; (d) the name, address, telephone number and e-mail address (if available) of the complaining party; (e) a statement that the complaining party has a good faith belief that use of the material in the manner complained of is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent or the law; and (f) a statement that the information in the notification is accurate, and under penalty of perjury, that the complaining party is authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed. If you believe in good faith that a notice of copyright infringement has been wrongly filed against you, the DMCA permits you to send Stitched Smile Publications, LLC a counter-notice. Notices and counter-notices must meet the then-current statutory requirements imposed by the DMCA; seehttp://www.loc.gov/copyright for details. Notices and counter-notices with respect to this website should be sent to:  Copyright Agent, Stitched Smile Publications, LLC (“SSP”). Legal Department at, legal@stitchedsmilepublications.com.

Stitched Smile Publications, LLC suggests that you consult your legal advisor before filing a notice or counter-notice. Also, be aware that there can be penalties for false claims under the DMCA.

XIX. ADDITIONAL TERMS AND CONDITIONS

In addition to the policies and guidelines located throughout stitchedsmilepublications.com site, the following policies are incorporated into the Terms of Use:

Copyright Policy:  accessible via a link on the bottom of stitchedsmilepublications.com Site pages)
Privacy Policy:  also accessible via a link on the bottom of stitchedsmilepublications.com Site pages)

XX. ACKNOWLEDGMENT
The Terms of Use, including all documents referenced herein, represents the entire understanding between User and Stitched Smile Publications, LLC regarding User's relationship with Stitched Smile Publications, LLC and supersedes any prior statements or representations. Headings used in the Terms of Use are for reference only and shall not affect the meaning of any terms. "Including" means "including, without limitation."

XXI. MODIFICATION
Stitched Smile Publications, LLC reserves the right to make changes to Stitched Smile Publications.com Site, posted policies and Terms of Use at any time without notice or liability. These terms were last revised on March 22, 2016.