Terms of Use


Please read the TERMS of using our website before accessing it. This statement is an agreement between you and Short n Scary Stories. By accessing our site in any form, whether it is by submitting content or accessing it as a member, you are agreeing to the following terms. User must remember that we reserve the right to change our policies any time we want. You should, therefore, keep checking this page for any updates.

COPYRIGHT: All content and functionality of the website is the sole property of Shortnscarystories.com. No content on the website should be copied by the user or a third party. All rights are reserved.

AUTHOR RIGHTS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

The stories submitted on our website have not been written by our site owners or editors.

  • You are responsible for the content in the story posted by you.
  • Short n Scary Stories does not support plagiarism in any form. Author must note that the story should not be copied from anywhere; it should be an original piece of work. If found otherwise, we reserve the right to delete it.
  • Once you have posted a story, you have the option of editing your story.
  • Also the content submitted by you may be edited by our editors, in case it contains any errors, grammatical or otherwise. User should not raise any objection against any such correction.

REGISTRATION AND BECOMING A MEMBER

  • Becoming a member on our website means that you are accepting all the terms and conditions provided in this document.
  • While making your profile to submit your story, please make sure that you are not providing any false information
  • Please do not attempt to become a member if you are less than 13 years of age.
  • You are allowed to make only one profile on our website and not use it for any commercial purpose whatsoever.
  • You should understand that you are responsible for your password protection of your account.

CONTENT AND INFORMATION SHARED :

  • Any content posted by you, whether it is your story or any comment, is your property and you are solely responsible for it.
  • Any story submitted or the content put on your profile can be accessed by anyone visiting or a member of the website.
  • Also content such as your photos will be put up by you at your own risk; we are in no way responsible for it.

LANGUAGE: shortnscarystories.com is a public website used by people worldwide. Users must keep certain factors in mind while posting their story, profile information or comments.

  • Do not use any racial slurs.
  • Sexually explicit content should not be posted.
  • Do not use any abusive words or threats against other users.

AGE RESTRICTIONS: The content of our site should not be accessed by children below 13 years of age. Anyone below the age of 13 years shall be barred from becoming a member of shortnscarystories.com

TRADEMARKS: Any logos or designs on the website are registered trademarks of Short n Scary Story. You may not use it for any advertisement purpose or press release without our consent.

BANNING : If any of the above terms and conditions are not met by any member, then we reserve the right to ban the user from accessing our website.

  • Not providing us with accurate account information.
  • Attempt to deletion or destruction of our content, any design or logo of our website
  • Attempt to harass another member in any form.
  • Attempt to use our logo, name or design for public or press release without our sole consent.

Content submitted or made available for inclusion

When submitting User Content, copyright on the User Content remains with the author of the User Content, however, by submitting User Content to the Website you grant ShortnScaryStories.com the following non-exclusive, worldwide licenses, as applicable:

  • In the case of short stories submitted as User Content, the right to:
    • Publish the User Content on any online media including the internet or other electronic form.
    • Distribute the User Content by means of email or other electronic form.
    • Modify, edit, translate and/or adapt the User Content for the purposes of publication or distribution as above.
    • Download, print in hard copy, store in electronic or hard copy and/or copy the User Content for the purposes of or in relation to any of the above rights.

You may terminate this licence with one (1) month’s notice to ShortnScaryStories.com. Notice should be delivered by email or post. In the case of email, this notice will be deemed to have been received on receipt of an electronic confirmation of delivery to you by ShortnScaryStories.com. In the case of post, this notice will be deemed to have been received ten (10) business days after posting.   On termination of the license, ShortnScaryStories.com will remove the short story from the Website, but may retain copies for the purposes of internal record-keeping.

  • In the case of all other User Content submitted, the perpetual, irrevocable right to publish, use, distribute, reproduce, modify, edit, adapt, translate and publicly display such User Content (in whole or in part) and to incorporate such Content into other works in any format or medium now known or later developed.
  • In the case of all User Content, the right for ShortnScaryStories.com to grant sub-licenses to third parties in accordance with the paragraph headed Limited non-commercial license to use the content of the Website.

ShortnScaryStories.com may sub-license the rights granted above to any third party involved in the operation of ShortnScaryStories.com’s business and/or assign the rights granted above to any assignee of ShortnScaryStories.com’s business, without notice to you.

You acknowledge that ShortnScaryStories.com has no control over copies or use by third parties of User Content (e.g. any copying or use on other websites or personal or public computers) and is not liable for any loss or damage of any kind (including, without limitation, any intellectual property infringement), resulting from use of User Content made available by the Services.  In particular, ShortnScaryStories.com shall not be liable to you for use by any third party of any such User Content outside the scope of the license granted under the paragraph headed Limited non-commercial license to use the content of the Website.

You acknowledge that the User Content will be subject to criticism both by ShortnScaryStories.com and by users of the Services and ShortnScaryStories.com reserves the right to publish any criticism of the User Content at its discretion and cannot guarantee that such criticism will be constructive. If you are likely to take offence at certain criticism you should not submit the User Content to ShortnScaryStories.com.

Contributions
When submitting suggestions or ideas to ShortnScaryStories.com (“Suggestions”) via our contact form page you agree that they become the property of ShortnScaryStories.com to use in any way whatsoever without obligation to you and you are not entitled to any compensation of any kind under any circumstances.  You agree that ShortnScaryStories.com may have similar ideas already under development.

DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTIES
TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, YOUR USE OF AND ACCESS TO THE WEBSITE AND ANY MATERIAL DOWNLOADED OR OTHERWISE OBTAINED FROM THE WEBSITE IS ENTIRELY AT YOUR OWN RISK; THE WEBSITE’S SERVICES ARE PROVIDED ON AN ‘AS IS’ AND ‘AS AVAILABLE’ BASIS. SHORTNSCARYSTORIES.COM EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND WHETHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, WARRANTIES THAT:

  • THE SERVICES WILL MEET YOUR REQUIREMENTS OR EXPECTATIONS.
  • THE SERVICES WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR FREE.
  • ANY RESULTS THAT YOU OBTAIN FROM USING THE SERVICES WILL BE ACCURATE.
  • ANY ERRORS WILL BE CORRECTED.

YOU UNDERSTAND THAT BY USING THE SERVICES, YOU MAY ENCOUNTER CONTENT THAT MAY BE DEEMED OFFENSIVE, INDECENT OR OTHERWISE OBJECTIONABLE. YOU AGREE TO USE THE SERVICES AT YOUR SOLE RISK AND THAT SHORTNSCARYSTORIES.COM SHALL HAVE NO LIABILITY TO YOU FOR CONTENT THAT MAY BE FOUND TO BE OFFENSIVE, INDECENT OR OTHERWISE OBJECTIONABLE.

FOR THE AVOIDANCE OF DOUBT THIS WHOLE DISCLAIMER APPLIES TO ANY COMMENT, MESSAGE OR PRIVATE MESSAGE FORWARDING SERVICES PROVIDED BY SHORTNSCARYSTORIES.COM.

LIMITATION OF LIABILITY

TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, NEITHER SHORTNSCARYSTORIES.COM, NOR ANY OF ITS OWNERS OR EMPLOYEES WILL BE LIABLE TO YOU AND/OR ANY OTHER PERSON FOR ANY DAMAGES EITHER DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR EXEMPLARY (INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THOSE FOR LOSS OF PROFITS, DATA OR OTHER INTANGIBLE LOSSES OR FAILURE TO MEET ANY DUTY) RESULTING FROM OR IN CONNECTION WITH YOUR USE OF OR INABILITY TO USE THE SERVICES, STATEMENTS OR CONDUCT OF ANY THIRD PARTY ON THE SERVICES OR ANY OTHER MATTER RELATING TO THE SERVICE EVEN IF SHORTNSCARYSTORIES.COM HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES AND EVEN IN THE EVENT OF FAULT, TORT OR LIABILITY.  NOTHING IN THESE TERMS SHALL OPERATE TO EXCLUDE OR RESTRICT SHORTNSCARYSTORIES.COM’S LIABILITY FOR DEATH OR PERSONAL INJURY RESULTING FROM NEGLIGENCE.