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All materials on this site, including, but not limited to text, images, illustrations, audio clips, and video clips (collectively the “Material”) is protected by copyrights owned or controlled by Stages Publishing, Inc. or affiliates. UNAUTHORIZED COPYING, REPRODUCTION, REPUBLISHING, UPLOADING, DOWNLOADING, POSTING, TRANSMITTING OR DUPLICATING OF ANY OF THE MATERIAL IS PROHIBITED, except where specifically indicated.

Your use of this site constitutes your agreement to abide by these Terms of Use. Stages Publishing, Inc. dba Stages Learning Materials and Autism Learning Line (collectively, “Stages”) and its affiliated companies, as well as its agents and assignees, as applicable, reserve the right, in their sole discretion, to modify, alter or otherwise update these Terms of Use at any time and by any use subsequent to any such modification, alteration or otherwise, you agree to be bound by such modifications, alterations or updates. You agree to review these Terms of Use on a periodic basis. Stages hereby grants you a personal, non-exclusive, non-assignable and non- transferable license to use and display, for home, noncommercial and personal use only, one copy of any Material and/or software that you may download from this site, including, but not limited to, any files, codes, audio or images incorporated in or generated by the software (collectively the “Downloaded Material”) provided, however, that you must maintain all copyright and other notices contained in such Downloaded Material. You acknowledge and agree that you may not sublicense, assign or otherwise transfer this license or the Downloaded Material and that no title to the Downloaded Material has been or will be transferred to you from Stages or anyone else. You also agree that you will not alter, disassemble, decompile, reverse engineer or otherwise modify the Downloaded Material.

Submissions Policy

Although we welcome your comments about this site, Stages is not obligated to review or act on any such submissions. Also, while we appreciate your comments, Stages cannot make any guarantee that it will respond to your message. Notwithstanding the foregoing, if you do send us a submission, whether requested or not (collectively the “Submissions”), such Submission shall immediately become Stages’ property. Stages may use any such Submissions as it deems fit, but shall have no obligation to use any of them. You agree not to assert any proprietary right of any kind in the Submissions (including, but not limited to copyright or trademark) and you waive the right to receive any financial or other consideration in connection with such Submission including, but not limited to, credit. You agree that any Submissions may be used, edited, removed, modified, published, transmitted, and displayed by Stages without any notice to you. In addition, you agree to waive any and all moral rights in such Submissions.

A submission is defined as a request to have some information posted, or a post you submit directly on the Stages website, Autism Learning Line forum, or associated social networks. It does not include ordinary emailings with questions or comments you submit privately by email, private social media message, contact page, or private forum message.

 

Linked Sites

Stages, may be, but is not necessarily affiliated with sites which are linked to or from this site and in either case is not responsible for their content (“Linked Sites”). The Linked Sites are for your convenience only and you access them at your own risk.  There are a number of places on our site where you may click on a link to access other websites that do not operate under these terms of use. For example, if you click on a link or a search result on our site, you may be taken to a website that we do not control. These third-party websites may independently solicit and collect information, including personal information, from you and, in some instances, provide us with information about your activities on those websites. We recommend that you consult the privacy statements of all third-party websites you visit by clicking on the “privacy” link typically located at the bottom of the webpage you are visiting.

Disclaimers and Limitations on Liability

Stages is not responsible or liable for any infections or contamination of your system or delays, inaccuracies, errors, or omissions arising out of your use of this site or with respect to the Material contained on this site. This site and all Materials contained on it are distributed and transmitted “as is” without warranties of any kind, either express or implied, including, without limitation, warranties of title or implied warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose. The entire risk as to the quality, accuracy, adequacy, completeness, correctness and validity of any Material rests with you. Stages is not responsible for any special, indirect, incidental, or consequential damages that may result from the use of, or the inability to use, the materials contained on this site whether the material is provided or otherwise supplied by Stages or anyone else. Notwithstanding the foregoing, in no event shall the total liability of Stages to you for any and all claims, damages, losses, and causes of action (whether in contract or tort or otherwise) exceed the amount paid by you, if any, for accessing this site.

Stages endeavors to provide site visitors with content and links that are of the highest moral character, professionalism and quality. However, Stages encourages all parents, teachers, therapists and other visitors to exercise discretion in determining products, services or information to purchase or secure. While many high quality educational and/or children’s resources and lesson materials are on our site, it should not be considered a “children’s site” legally, and does not need to be COPPA compliant.

Indeed, any reliance you place on information, products or services secured from these organizations or individuals is solely your responsibility. Stages assumes no legal liability or responsibility for the accuracy, completeness, reliability, usefulness, or currency of the products or services you purchase or secure through our website, nor for any purchases you make or advice you follow based upon information gathered hereon. Additionally, Stages makes no representations or warranties, express or implied, with respect to merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose of any product, service, or information provided by any outside poster or author or link offered through any Stages sponsored page.

 

Rules for Forums and Associated Social Networks

Stages is not responsible for any material posted on the forum, pages, or comments section conducted or managed through, or on this site or on any associated external social network. You shall not upload, transmit, distribute or otherwise publish through such venues any content which: a) libels, defames, or slanders and person, organization or business; b) is obscene, pornographic, abusive, or threatening; c) infringes any intellectual property right of any entity or person, including, but not limited to violating anyone’s copyrights or trademarks; d) violates any law; e) advocates illegal activity; or f) advertises or otherwise solicits funds or is a solicitation for goods or services.

You agree to indemnify and hold Stages harmless for any and all claims, damages, losses, and causes of action arising out of your publication, replication or transmittal of Non-Approved Material or your failure to comply with these Terms of Use. While Stages does not and cannot review every message posted by users in the forums or on our social media profiles and is not responsible for the content of these messages, Stages reserves the right to delete, move, or edit messages that it, in its sole subjective discretion, deems abusive, defamatory, obscene, in violation of any copyright or trademark laws, or otherwise unacceptable.

Safety

We do our best to keep Stages safe, but we cannot guarantee it. We need your help to keep Stages safe, which includes the following commitments by you:

  1. You will not post unauthorized commercial communications (such as spam) on Stageslearning.com nor on autismleaningline.com.
  2. You will not collect users’ content or information, or otherwise access Stages using automated means (such as harvesting bots, robots, spiders, or scrapers) without our prior permission.
  3. You will not engage in unlawful multi-level marketing, such as a pyramid scheme, on Stageslearning.com nor on autismleaningline.com.
  4. You will not upload viruses or other malicious code to the site.
  5. You will not solicit login information or access an account belonging to someone else.
  6. You will not bully, intimidate, or harass any user.
  7. You will not post content that: is hate speech, threatening, or pornographic; incites violence; or contains nudity or graphic or gratuitous violence.
  8. You will not develop or operate a third-party application containing mature content (including advertisements) without appropriate age-based restrictions.
  9. You will not use Stageslearning.com nor autismleaningline.com to do anything unlawful, misleading, malicious, or discriminatory.
  10. You will not do anything that could disable, overburden, or impair the proper working or appearance of Stageslearning.com nor autismleaningline.com such as a denial of service attack or interference with page rendering or other Stageslearning.com or autismleaningline.com functionality.
  11. You will not facilitate or encourage any violations of this Statement or our policies.

Other

This site is controlled and operated by Stages Publishing, Inc. from its offices in the State of California, United States of America. Stages makes no representations that materials in this site are appropriate or available for use in other locations. Those who choose to access this site from other locations do so at their own risk and are responsible for compliance with any and all local laws, if and to the extent local laws are applicable. No software from this site may be downloaded, exported or re-exported into (or to a national or resident of) any countries that are subject to U.S. export restrictions. This agreement shall be governed by, construed and enforced in accordance with the laws of the State of California, as it is applied to agreements entered into and to be performed entirely within such State. Any action you bring to enforce this agreement or any matters related to this site shall be brought in either the State or Federal Courts located in San Diego County, California. If any provision of this agreement is void or unenforceable in whole or in part, the remaining provisions of this Agreement shall not be affected thereby.