General Terms of Use

PLEASE READ THESE TERMS OF USE CAREFULLY BEFORE USING THIS SITE. Your use of this site means that you agree to these terms of use. If you do not agree to these terms of use, do not use the site.

This site contains intellectual property owned by Chafowitz Enterprises and others. No material from Unspun™ or any Web site owned, operated, licensed, or controlled by Chafowitz Enterprises, or any of its related, affiliated or subsidiary companies (collectively, "Chafowitz Enterprises"), may be copied, reproduced, republished, uploaded, posted, transmitted, or distributed in any way, without the prior written permission of Chafowitz Enterprises, except that you may download one copy of the materials on any single computer for your personal, noncommercial home use only, provided you keep intact all copyright and other proprietary notices. Modification of the materials or use of the materials for any other purpose is a violation of Chafowitz Enterprises' copyright and other proprietary rights. This copyright limitation covers all material except that found on pages explicitly designated as covered by the Creative Commons license by the existence of a Creative Commons logo on the same page as the material so licensed.

Fair Use
You are permitted to utilize small sections of entries from blogs owned by Chafowitz Enterprises, including Unspun™, so long as credit is properly given for material used. You may create "trackbacks," such as those used by MovableType and other Content Management Systems. You may not appropriate entire articles, unless you first obtain written permission or unless the material is covered by a separate Creative Commons License as noted above.

If you download material from Unspun™, the material, including any files, images incorporated in or generated by our server, and accompanying data (collectively, the "Material") are licensed to you by Chafowitz Enterprises. Chafowitz Enterprises does not transfer title to the Material to you. You own the medium on which the Material is recorded, but Unspun retains full and complete title to the Material and all intellectual property rights therein. You may not redistribute, sell, decompile, reverse engineer, disassemble or otherwise reduce the Material to a human-perceivable form.

All comments, suggestions, ideas, notes, drawings, concepts, or other information disclosed or offered to Unspun™ or other Chafowitz Enterprises properties through use of this site or in response to solicitations in this site or other Chafowitz Enterprises sites (collectively, the "Responses") shall become the property of Chafowitz Enterprises. Chafowitz Enterprises does not have any obligation of confidence and shall not be liable for any use or disclosure of any Responses. Unless otherwise stated, Chafowitz Enterprises and its licensees are entitled to unrestricted use of the Responses for any purpose whatsoever, commercial or otherwise, without compensation to you.

This site is controlled and operated by Chafowitz Enterprises from its offices within the State of California, United States of America. Anyone who accesses this site from other locations does so on their own initiative and is responsible for compliance with local laws, if and to the extent local laws are applicable. By using this or any Unspun Web sites, you agree that the exclusive location for purposes of Jurisdiction and Venue is a court of appropriate jurisdiction in the State of California, County of Fresno. In any such action, all parties agree that the law of the State of California, County of Fresno shall apply and shall govern the determination of the action.

Material from this site is further subject to United States export controls. No Material from this site may be downloaded or otherwise exported or re-exported into (or to a national or resident of) of any country to which the U.S. has restricted such exports. By downloading or using the Material, you represent and warrant that you are not located in, under the control of, or a national or resident of any such country.

This agreement is effective until terminated by either party. Upon termination you must destroy all materials obtained from any and all Chafowitz Enterprises site(s) and all related documentation and all copies and installations thereof, whether made under the terms of this agreement or otherwise.

The materials in this site are provided "AS IS" and without warranties of any kind, either express or implied. Chafowitz Enterprises does not warrant that the functions contained in the materials will be uninterrupted or error-free or that defects will be corrected. Chafowitz Enterprises also does not warrant that this site or the server that makes it available are free of viruses or other harmful components.

Please note: Links are provided for reference purposes only. Unspun has not evaluated the information provided on every site it links to, and their appearance here does not constitute an endorsement of any organization.

Links to Unspun™ Web Pages

You may link to individual pages within Unspun™, but you must do so in a way that presents the page in its entirety. You may not cause any Web page owned by Chafowitz Enterprises, including Unspun™, to appear within the frame of another site nor may you link to individual page elements such as a graphic or photograph. You may not link directly to any audio file or to an audio stream owned by Unspun™; you must link to Unspun™ page from which the file is accessed.

Links to Unspun™ may be presented in text format only. Chafowitz Enterprises marks, logos, photos, or other images, including those relating to Unspun™ may not be used in association with links without express permission.

Links to Unspun™ are made at the webmaster's own risk. Chafowitz Enterprises reserves the right to change site structure and page filenames, which may result in broken links from external sites.

Requests for Permission

Requests for permission to republish Unspun content in any form should be directed to:

Denise Chaffee
Permissions Coordinator
Chafowitz Enterprises
98 Tammi Court
Clovis, CA 93611
Tel. 651.290.1199


User Submissions Terms of Use

User submissions include, but are not limited to, posts to forums belonging to Chafowitz Enterprises, submissions to blogs owned and operated by Chafowitz Enterprises, including, but not limited to, Unspun™, and all other content provided to any Chafowitz Enterprises Web sites by a site visitor.

  1. You are responsible for all of your submissions. You may not post any messages misrepresenting yourself as someone else, or by using a false e-mail address. In the Forums, you must post under your own username, and are responsible for all posts from your account.
  2. Your submissions may not infringe upon others' use and enjoyment of the Chafowitz Enterprises Web sites. Do not post any material or links to material that is libelous, defamatory, false, obscene, violent, abusive, threatening, harassing, prejudicial, or is otherwise in violation of the law or Unspun's guidelines. (If you see a violation of this policy in the forums, please e-mail
  3. You must have the rights to what you submit.
    You may only submit content for which you have the copyright or other specific permission to distribute electronically. You may not violate, plagiarize, or infringe on the rights of third parties including copyright, trademark, trade secret, privacy, or proprietary rights. You acknowledge that any submitted materials are in the public domain.
  4. You grant us rights to what you submit.
    When you submit materials to the Chafowitz Enterprises Web sites, you grant Unspun an irrevocable, nonexclusive, royalty-free license to redistribute or republish the information in any medium or form.
  5. You may not submit content for commercial purposes.
    You cannot use Chafowitz Enterprises Web sites, including but not limited to the forums, for commercial purposes, nor to distribute or otherwise publish any material containing requests for money, advertising, or solicitations and promotions of goods and services.
  6. You hold us harmless.
    Chafowitz Enterprises does not endorse and is not responsible for any statement, opinion, or advice given or made by anyone other than authorized Unspun representatives. All postings are those of the author, and you rely on such information at your own risk.
  7. Your submission may be removed by us at our discretion, for any reason, or not posted at all.
    We will enforce the policies above through not posting offensive content, and removing such postings from the forums. In instances of willful abuse, Chafowitz Enterprises reserves the right to take whatever action it determines is appropriate, including the termination of access privileges and legal action.

How to Make A Claim of Copyright Infringement

Chafowitz Enterprises and its affiliated companies respect the intellectual property of others and we ask those posting to this site to do the same. If you believe that your copyrighted work has been copied and is accessible on this site in a way that constitutes copyright infringement, you may notify us by providing our copyright agent with the following information:

  1. The electronic or physical signature of the owner of the copyright or the person authorized to act on the owner's behalf.
  2. A description of the copyrighted work that you claim has been infringed and a description of the infringing activity.
  3. Identification of the location where the original or an authorized copy of the copyrighted work exists, for example the URL of the Web site where it is posted or the name of the book in which it has been published.
  4. Identification of the URL or other specific location of this site where the material that you claim is infringing is located; you must include enough information to allow us to locate the material.
  5. Your name, address, telephone number, fax number, and e-mail address.
  6. A statement by you that you have a good faith belief that the disputed use is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law.
  7. A statement by you, made under penalty or perjury, that the above information in your Notice is accurate and that you are the copyright owner or are authorized to act on the copyright owner's behalf.

Our agent for notice of claims of copyright infringement on this site can be reached as follows:

By mail:
Rick Horowitz
Chafowitz Enterprises™
98 Tammi Court
Clovis, CA 93611

By phone: 559 681-1888
By e-mail:

This contact information is only for reporting copyright infringement.

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