TERMS OF SERVICE

Please read these Terms of Service (“Terms”, “Terms of Service”) carefully before using this website (the “Service”) operated by 500 PENS (“us”, “we”, or “our”). Your access to and use of the Service is conditioned on your acceptance of and compliance with these Terms. These Terms of Service apply to all visitors, users and others who access or use the Service. By accessing or using the Service you agree to be bound by these Terms. If you disagree with any part of the terms then you may not access the Service.
Intellectual Property The Service and its original content, features and functionality are and will remain the exclusive property of 500 PENS and its licensors. The Service is protected by copyright, trademark, and other laws of both the USA and foreign countries. Our trademarks may not be used in connection with any product or service without the prior written consent of 500 PENS.  Links to Other Web Sites Our site may contain links to third-party web sites that are not owned or controlled by 500 PENS. We have no control over any website we are linked to so we cannot be responsible for safeguarding any information which you provide such sites and this privacy statement does not govern such sites. 500 PENS has no control over, and assumes no responsibility for, the content, privacy policies, or practices of any third party web sites or services. You further acknowledge and agree that 500 PENS shall not be responsible or liable, directly or indirectly, for any damage or loss caused or alleged to be caused by or in connection with use of or reliance on any such content, goods or services available on or through any such web sites or services. We strongly advise you to read the terms of service and privacy policies of any third-party web sites or services that you visit. Termination We may terminate or suspend your account immediately, without prior notice or liability, for any reason whatsoever, including without limitation if you breach the Terms. Upon termination, your right to use the Service will immediately cease. If you wish to terminate your account, you may simply discontinue using the Service. All provisions of the Terms which by their nature should survive termination shall survive termination, including, without limitation, ownership provisions, warranty disclaimers, indemnity and limitations of liability.
Limitation of Liability In no event shall 500 PENS, nor its directors, employees, partners, agents, suppliers, or affiliates, be liable for any indirect, incidental, special, consequential or punitive damages, including without limitation, loss of profits, data, use, goodwill, or other intangible losses, resulting from your access to or use of or inability to access or use the Service, any content obtained from the Service or any other legal theory, whether or not we have been informed of the possibility of such damage, and even if a remedy set forth herein is found to have failed of its essential purpose. Disclaimer Your use of the Service is at your sole risk. The Service is provided on an “as is” and “as available” basis. The Service is provided without warranties of any kind, whether express or implied, including, but not limited to, implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, non-infringement or course of performance. 500 PENS, its subsidiaries, affiliates, and its licensors do not warrant that: any errors or omissions will be corrected. Exclusions Without limiting the generality of the foregoing and notwithstanding any other provision of these terms, under no circumstances will 500 PENS ever be liable to you or any other person for any indirect, incidental, consequential, special, punitive or exemplary loss or damage arising from, connected with, or relating to your use of the Service, these Terms, the subject matter of these Terms, the termination of these Terms or otherwise, including but not limited to personal injury, loss of data, business, markets, savings, income, profits, use, production, reputation or goodwill, anticipated or otherwise, or economic loss, under any theory of liability regardless of any negligence or other fault or wrongdoing (including without limitation gross negligence and fundamental breach) by 500 PENS or any person for whom 500 PENS is responsible, and even if 500 PENS has been advised of the possibility of such loss or damage being incurred.
Submissions You acknowledge that any submissions you make including but not limited to story submissions, volunteer forms,  comments  a (“Submission”) may be edited, removed, modified, published, transmitted, and displayed by 500 PENS and you waive rights you may have in having the material altered or changed or used in a manner not agreeable to you.  Any accepted idea may be assigned to storytellers within our 500 PENS’ network. You grant 500 PENS a perpetual, nonexclusive, world-wide, royalty free, sub-licensable license to the Submissions, which includes without limitation the right for  500 PENS or any third party it designates, to use, copy, transmit, excerpt, publish, distribute, publicly display, publicly perform, create derivative works of, host, index, cache, tag, encode, modify and adapt in any form or media now known or hereinafter developed, any Submission posted by you on or to the Services or any other Web site owned by 500 PENS including any Submission posted on or to the Services through a third party. You are solely responsible for the content of your Submissions. However, while 500 PENS does not and cannot review every Submission and is not responsible for the content of these messages, 500 PENS reserves the right to use, delete, move, or edit any Submissions. By making a Submission, you are consenting to its display and publication on the Site and in the Services and for related online and offline promotional uses. 500 PENS does not represent or endorse the accuracy or reliability of advice, opinion, statement, or other information of those it reports on or covers. 
Governing Law These Terms shall be governed and construed in accordance with the laws of USA without regard to its conflict of law provisions. Our failure to enforce any right or provision of these Terms will not be considered a waiver of those rights. If any provision of these Terms is held to be invalid or unenforceable by a court, the remaining provisions of these Terms will remain in effect. These Terms constitute the entire agreement between us regarding our Service, and supersede and replace any prior agreements we might have between us regarding the Service. Changes We reserve the right, at our sole discretion, to modify or replace these Terms of Service at any time. When we do such updates we revise the updated date at the bottom of this page. By continuing to access or use our Service after those revisions become effective, you agree to be bound by the revised terms. If you do not agree to the new terms, you must stop using the service.