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Terms of Use & Disclaimer

Welcome to is owned and operated by Self Improvement Online, Inc. The following are the rules or "Terms" that govern use of the website. By using the site, you agree to be bound by these Terms and to follow these Terms and all applicable laws and regulations governing the site. reserves the right to change these Terms at any time, effective immediately upon posting on the site. If you do not agree to be bound by these Terms, please do not use the site.

Permitted Use
You are only authorized to view and to retain a copy of pages of this site for your own personal use while visiting the site or shopping at SelfGrowth. Do not duplicate, publish, modify or otherwise distribute the material on this site unless specifically authorized by to do so. The content and software on this site is the property of and/or its suppliers and is protected by U.S. and international copyright laws.

User Contributions to the Site
There are many opportunities for you to contribute to the site. These include, among others, contributing articles or links or other materials, which collectively, we call "content" to the site. is not liable or responsible for any content provided by its users or other third parties to the site ("User content"). The contributions of third parties do not necessarily represent the view or opinions of can not preview all User content before it appears. Users can be held liable for any illegal or prohibited User content they provide to the site, including among other things, infringing, defamatory or offensive materials. However, if you discover this kind of material on the site, please notify us at We will investigate your claim and take appropriate action. If you post any original content to the site, by electronic mail or otherwise, we will treat it as non-confidential and non-proprietary to you. By posting it to the site, you authorize us to use or allow others to distribute, reproduce or otherwise use the content. is not liable for any lost data resulting from the operation of our site and/or the enforcement of the Terms. We urge all users to maintain their own back up versions of any content they submit to the site.

Other Content on the Site
The information contained in this site, including all images, illustrations, designs and photographs not contributed as personal information or User content are copyrights, trademarks and other intellectual property of or its parent, affiliate or subsidiary companies.

Links and Search Results
The site may automatically produce search results that reference or link to third party sites throughout the World Wide Web. has no control over these sites or the content within them. can not guarantee, represent or warrant that the content contained in the site is accurate, legal and/or inoffensive. does not endorse the content of any third party site, nor can we warrant that they will not contain viruses or otherwise impact your computer. By using the site to search for or link to another site, you agree and understand that you may not make any claim against for any damages or losses, whatsoever, resulting from your use of the site to obtain search results and/or to link to another site. However, if you have a problem with a link from the site, please let us know at and we will investigate the link and take appropriate action.

Prohibited Content
The following is a partial list of the kind of content which is illegal or prohibited on the site.

It includes content that:

Is patently offensive to the online community, such as content that promotes racism, bigotry, hatred or physical harm of any kind against any group or individual;
Is or could be harmful to minors;
Harasses or advocates harassment of another person;
Involves the transmission of "junk mail", "chain letters", or unsolicited mass mailing or "spamming";
Promotes information that you know is false, misleading, or promotes illegal activities or conduct, is abusive, threatening, obscene, defamatory or libelous;
Is or promotes an illegal or unauthorized copy of another person's work, such as providing pirated computer programs or links to them, provides information to circumvent manufacture-installed copy-protect devices;
providing pirated content or links to pirated content files;
Contains restricted or password only access pages, or hidden pages or images (those not linked to or from another accessible page);
Displays pornographic material of any kind;
Provides material that exploits people under the age of 18 in a sexual or violent manner, or solicits personal information from anyone under 18;
Provides instructional information about illegal activities such as making or buying illegal weapons;
violating someone's privacy;
providing or creating computer viruses;
Solicits passwords, personal identifying information for commercial or unlawful purposes from other users;

Violation of the Terms
You understand and agree that in's sole discretion, and without prior notice, may terminate your access to the site, and remove any unauthorized User content. may release user information about you if required by law or subpoena, or if the information is necessary or appropriate to release to address an unlawful or harmful activity.

Important Disclaimers: does not promise that the site will be error-free, uninterrupted, nor that it will provide specific results from use of the site or any content, search or link on it. The site and its content are delivered on an "as-is" and "as-available" basis. can not ensure that files you download from the site will be free of viruses or contamination or destructive features. disclaims all warranties, express or implied, including also any implied warranties of, including without limitation, direct, indirect, incidental, punitive and consequential damages.

The contents herein are solely the opinions of and their contributors, and should not be considered as a form of therapy nor advice. There is no guarantee of validity or accuracy. assumes no responsibility for injury and specifically disclaims any warranty, express or implied for any products or services mentioned. If expert assistance or counseling is needed, services of a competent professional should be sought.

Disputes. This site is operated by Self Improvement Online, Inc., a New Jersey corporation, with offices in the United States. If there is any dispute about or involving the site, by using the site, you agree that the dispute will be governed by the laws of the State of New Jersey without regard to its conflict of law provisions. You agree to personal jurisdiction by and venue in the state and federal courts of the State of New Jersey.

Indemnity. You agree to indemnify and hold, its subsidiaries, affiliates, officers, agents and other partners and employees, harmless from any loss, liability, claim or demand, including reasonable attorney's fees, made by any third party due to or arising out of Your use of the site, including also your use of the site to provide a link to another site or to upload content or other information to the site.

Public Forums
This site makes forums and message boards available to its users. Please remember that any information that is disclosed in these areas becomes public information and you should exercise caution when deciding to disclose your personal information.

Commenting Policy
We never censor comments based on ideological point of view. We only delete those comments that are abusive, off-topic, use excessive foul language, include ad hominem attacks, or include spammy links. We ask that all commenters and forum posters remain respectful of others.

Contact Us. If you have questions about these Terms or want to contact us for any reason you may do so by emailing us at