Terms of Use

If you disagree with any of the below terms of use, do not use this site.

TRADEMARKS, COPYRIGHTS AND RESTRICTIONS TM & COPYRIGHT 1997 – 2009 BY A2ZHomeschool.com and A to Z Home’s Cool. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. All materials on this site, including, but not limited to images, illustrations, audio clips, and video clips (collectively the “Material”) is protected by copyrights owned or controlled by A2ZHomeschool.com and A to Z Home’s Cool 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. A2ZHomeschool.com and A to Z Home’s Cool 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, alternation 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. A2ZHomeschool.com and A to Z Home’s Cool 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 A2ZHomeschool.com and A to Z Home’s Cool 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, A2ZHomeschool.com and A to Z Home’s Cool is not obligated to review or act on any such submissions. Also, while we appreciate your comments, A2ZHomeschool.com and A to Z Home’s Cool 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 A2ZHomeschool.com and A to Z Home’s Cool’s property. A2ZHomeschool.com and A to Z Home’s Cool 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 A2ZHomeschool.com and A to Z Home’s Cool without any notice to you. In addition, you agree to waive any and all moral rights in such Submissions. Co-branders are responsible for the content of their sites.

A submission is defined as a request to have some information posted on the A2ZHomeschool.com and A to Z Home’s Cool website or Yahoo Groups. It does not include ordinary emailings with questions or comments you wish me to respond to privately.

Linked Sites

A2ZHomeschool.com and A to Z Home’s Cool, 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.

Disclaimers and Limitations on Liability

A2ZHomeschool.com and A to Z Home’s Cool 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. A2ZHomeschool.com and A to Z Home’s Cool 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 A2ZHomeschool.com and A to Z Home’s Cool or anyone else. Notwithstanding the foregoing, in no event shall A2ZHomeschool.com and A to Z Home’s Cool’s total liability 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.

A2ZHomeschool.com and A to Z Home’s Cool has made every effort to provide site visitors with essays and links that are of the highest moral character, professionalism and quality.  However, A2ZHomeschool.com and A to Z Home’s Cool encourages all parents to exercise discretion in determining products, services or information to purchase or secure.  Indeed, any reliance you place on information, products or services secured from these organizations or individuals is solely your responsibility. A2ZHomeschool.com and A to Z Home’s Cool assumes no legal liability or responsibility for the accuracy, completeness, reliability, usefulness, or currency of the products or services you purchase or secure.  Additionally, A2ZHomeschool.com and A to Z Home’s Cool 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 essayist or link offered through any A2ZHomeschool.com and A to Z Home’s Cool sponsored page.

Rules for Bulletin Boards and Chat Rooms

A2ZHomeschool.com and A to Z Home’s Cool is not responsible for any material posted on the Bulletin Boards, Chat Rooms, or other forums conducted on this site (”Forums”). You shall not upload, transmit, distribute or otherwise publish through such Forums any content which: a) libels, defames, or is obscene, pornographic, abusive, or threatening; b) infringes any intellectual property right of any entity or person, including, but not limited to violating anyone’s copyrights or trademarks; c) violates any law; d) advocates illegal activity; e) advertises or otherwise solicits funds or is a solicitation for goods or services; You agree to indemnify and hold A2ZHomeschool.com and A to Z Home’s Cool 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 A2ZHomeschool.com and A to Z Home’s Cool does not and cannot review every message posted by users in the Forums and is not responsible for the content of these messages, A2ZHomeschool.com and A to Z Home’s Cool 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.

Other

This site is controlled and operated by A2ZHomeschool.com and A to Z Home’s Cool from its offices in the State of California, United States of America. A2ZHomeschool.com and A to Z Home’s Cool 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 Santa Clara 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.

Privacy Policy

All personal information collected on this Website by A2ZHomeschool.com and A to Z Home’s Cool and/or its affiliated companies will be utilized primarily for internal purposes and/or to enhance visitor enjoyment and experience. A2ZHomeschool.com and A to Z Home’s Cool may also use email addresses or other personally identifiable information to contact visitors who directly communicate with A2ZHomeschool.com and A to Z Home’s Cool. For example, to notify visitors that they have won a game/contest, to provide a requested newsletter, or respond to visitors’ questions. Any such contact by A2ZHomeschool.com and A to Z Home’s Cool is deemed by you to be at your request and with your permission, and shall be deemed by the parties, respectively, to be in compliance with any and all anti-spamming laws that now exist or, shall hereafter be enacted. In some instances, where specified, personal information submitted by visitors may be used for marketing and promotional purposes relating to the Website or other informational properties. A2ZHomeschool.com and A to Z Home’s Cool currently does not share any personally identifiable information provided by visitors with third parties, unless specified at time of collection. A2ZHomeschool.com and A to Z Home’s Cool bears no responsibility for any action or policies of any third parties who collect any information visitors may disclose on the bulletin boards, chat areas, other public forums, or other company hosted websites linked within this Website.

A2ZHomeschool.com and A to Z Home’s Cool runs several Yahoo Groups. In their Privacy Policy they do recommend Family Accounts so adults may supervise the use of the groups by young people.

No personal sign up is required for using the chat room for conversations. PulpChat only has my personal data, as I pay for the service. Here is their Privacy Policy

A2ZHomeschool.com and A to Z Home’s Cool utilizes Extreme Tracker to help determine trends and interests of visitors. You may see a sample of the type of data collected here. The database is non-public, so no one other than the owner can view it. To assist advertisers, I might give them page visitor totals or keywords used.

A2ZHomeschool.com and A to Z Home’s Cool utilizes Google Analytics to help determine trends and interests of visitors. You may see a sample of the type of data collected here.

A2ZHomeschool.com and A to Z Home’s Cool utilizes Quantcast to help determine the audience composition. You may see the type of data collected here. Most visitors are females, middle aged, with a household income of $30-100K (67%). While most are caucasian, there are a healthy number of other ethnic groups who participate. 61% of the heads of households have a college or grad school education. Half have children ages 6-17 in their household. Regular visitors account for 25% of the sites’ traffic. Quantcast Privacy Policy

A2ZHomeschool.com and A to Z Home’s Cool’s affiliates may utilize a “cookie” on this Website. A cookie is a piece of information that is transferred to a visitor’s hard drive for record-keeping purposes. If visitors choose to, they have the option to set their browser so that they have the ability to refuse cookies. A2ZHomeschool.com and A to Z Home’s Cool requests that all visitors to the Website that are under the age of 18 not disclose or provide any personal information on this Website unless they provide written authorization to A2ZHomeschool.com and A to Z Home’s Cool from their parent or legal guardian.

Some ads are from affiliate services. Though A to Z is not responsible for their privacy terms, I shall link the major affiliates here for your information:

A2ZHomeschool.com and A to Z Home’s Cool reserves the right to modify, alter or otherwise update this policy at any time so visitors are encouraged to review this policy from time to time.