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PRIVACY POLICY & TERMS OF USE

The Effective Date: January 1, 2016.

These Terms constitute legally binding terms and govern your use of www.christinadescalzo.com, www.bestwebsitenow.com, (and collectively, the "Websites") and associated services and clients, not limited to any interactive features, widgets, applications, content or downloads (collectively "Apps") that are used and featured by this and all Websites regardless of the type of device used to access them.

You agree to these Terms by accessing, browsing or using the Websites. If you do not agree to be bound by all of these terms, do not use the Websites. Additional conditions may apply. Basically, everything is copyrighted. If you want to use anything for commercial purposes or public viewing you will need to obtain a release from us. You can link to anything on this site as long as copyright laws are not broken and proper credit is given to a particular work.

Materials. The Websites (including past, present and future versions) and all materials that are included in or are otherwise a part of the Websites, including, without limitation: photographs; graphics; layout; text; content; instructions; images; audio; videos; designs; advertising copy; trademarks; logos; domain names; trade names; service marks and trade identities; any and all copyright able material (including source and object code); the "look and feel" of the Websites; the compilation, assembly and arrangement of the materials of the Websites; and all other materials related to the Websites are owned, controlled or licensed by Best Website Now ("BWN"), its subsidiaries or affiliates and are protected from unauthorized use, copying and dissemination by copyright, trademark, patent, publicity and other laws, rules, regulations and international treaties. Except as expressly set forth in these Terms or otherwise expressly granted to you in writing by BWN, no rights (either by implication, estoppel or otherwise) are granted to you. Any and all rights to use any Materials not expressly granted to you under this Terms are hereby reserved for BWN and/or its members, subsidiaries, affiliates or its licensor's. Nothing contained in these Terms will affect, impair, or limit in any way BWN's rights to exploit fully and or all of the Materials. You acknowledge and agree that you will not, directly or indirectly, contest, challenge, aid or abet in contesting or challenging the validity or ownership of the Materials, or take any action whatsoever in derogation of BWN's rights therein, or in breach of, any terms and conditions contained in this Terms. You acknowledge and agree that you will not acquire or claim any rights in the Materials, or aid or abet anyone else in doing so.

Photography. This copyright statement applies to all photography and images found on this website, and any other sites found on the BestWebsiteNow.com and ADifferentPhoto.com domains. Please read carefully before downloading, linking to, or printing copies for use. You may link to the images for personal, non-commercial use. All photographs are copyrighted. No permission, either expressed or implied, is granted for the electronic transmission, storage, retrieval, or printing of the photographs owned by Christina Descalzo, Best Website Now and A Different Photo, respectively. Please send an email to info@christinadescalzo.com if you would like consent for commercial use. Please address which images you would like to use, where they will be displayed, how they will be displayed, intent of its display, and duration of their public viewing.

Copyright/Trademarks. The entire contents of the Websites (including the Materials) are copyrighted under the United States copyright laws and/or similar laws of other jurisdictions. Without limitation, BWN owns a copyright in the selection, coordination, arrangement and enhancement of the Materials on the Websites. Third-party content providers own the copyright in content that is original to them. Trademarks and service marks that appear on the Websites, including, but not limited to, those listed at http://www.christinadescalzo.com, http://www.bestwebsitenow.com, http://www.adifferentphoto.com and http://christinadescalzo.wordpress.com/ are the service and trademarks of BWN or affiliated companies. You agree not to display or use, in any manner any such marks and all goodwill associated with any use by you thereof will inure exclusively to BWN or their respective owners. The Materials may not be copied, reproduced, downloaded or distributed in any way, in whole or in part, without the express prior written permission of BWN. Any unauthorized use of the Materials is prohibited. You agree to abide by any and all additional trademark and copyright notices, information or restrictions contained in any part of the Websites.

Information You Submit. The Websites may provide you and others with the opportunity to participate in forums, blogs, groups, message boards, social networking, social communities and other communication functionality and may provide you with the opportunity, through such features or otherwise, to submit, post, display transmit, perform, publish, distribute or broadcast content and materials to BWN or the Websites, including, without limitation, photographs, writings, music, video, audio recordings, computer graphics, pictures, data, questions, comments, suggestions or personally identifiable information (collectively, "User Content").

Terms Applicable to User Content. Except as otherwise described in the Websites' posted Privacy Policy, or any Additional Terms, you agree that: (a) your User Content will be treated as non-confidential and non-proprietary - regardless of whether you mark them "confidential," "proprietary," or the like - and will not be returned; and (b) BWN does not assume any obligation of any kind to you or any third party with respect to your User Content. You agree that you either: (i) own the rights to the User Content you submit and the right to grant all of the rights and licenses in these Terms; or (ii) you have all necessary rights and licenses from the owner(s) of such rights to enter into these Terms and grant BWN these licenses. You acknowledge that the Internet may be subject to breaches of security and that submissions of User Content or other information may not be secure, and you should consider this before submitting any information to anyone.

BWN's Obligations Regarding User Content. You agree that BWN has no obligation to pre-screen, monitor or enforce your intellectual property rights to your User Content but has the right to protect and enforce its and its licensees' licensed rights to your User Content. You further acknowledge and agree that BWN will not have any obligation to, but may review, monitor, display, accept or exploit any user Content and may, in its sole discretion, delete, edit, distribute, move, block access, re-format, edit, alter, distort, remove or refuse to exploit User Content without notice or liability; provided, however, that BWN reserves the right to treat User Content as content stored at the direction of users for which BWN will not exercise editorial control except to enforce the rights of third parties and the content restrictions set forth in the Terms. User Content may not be maintained on the Websites by us for any period of time, we may delete it at our discretion and you have no right to access or control any User Content that you provide. You agree and understand that BWN is not obligated to use User Content and that you will not receive any consideration or compensation for your User Content or for any exploitation of it. BWN may not pre-screen User Content, you bear legal responsibility for others' exposure to any offensive indecent of objectionable content in User Content. BWN and its respective Websites will block or remove content that come to the attention which is offensive, obscene, lewd, lascivious, filthy, violent, harassing, threatening, abusive, illegal or otherwise objectionable, or to enforce the rights of third parties or the content restrictions. Each time you submit any User Content, you represent and warrant that you are at least the age of majority in the jurisdiction in which you reside and are the parent or legal guardian, of any minor who is depicted in or contributed to any User Content you submit, and that, as to that User Content: (a) you are the sole author and owner of the intellectual property and other rights to the User Content, or you have a lawful right to submit the User Content and grant BWN the rights to it that you are granting by these Terms; (b) the User Content is accurate; (c) the User Content will not violate these Terms, or cause injury or harm to any person.

Copyright Complaints. We respect the intellectual property rights of others, and we prohibit users from posting, sharing, transmitting or otherwise make available any materials that infringe upon another party's intellectual property rights. However, material is posted on the Websites by third parties not within our control, and we are under no obligation to and do not review all content on the Websites for the inclusion of illegal or impermissible content. BWN does not permit material known by us to infringe another party's copyright to remain on the Websites. In accordance with the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (the "DMCA") and other applicable law, we will promptly remove or disable access to the allegedly infringing material when we receive proper notification of an alleged copyright infringement. If you believe any material on the Websites infringes a copyright, you should provide us with written notice.

Wireless. The Websites may offer certain features and services that are available to you via your wireless Internet Device. These features and services may include the ability to access the Websites features and upload content to the Websites, receive messages from the Websites, and download applications to your wireless Internet Device. Any items that we make available for download or use from the Websites and/or our servers are copyrighted work of BWN or its licensor's or suppliers. Your use of the down-loadable items may be governed by additional Terms related to such an application.

Limitations of Liability. Under no circumstances will the BWN parties be liable to you for any loss or damages of any kind in conjunction to using the Websites or taking advantage of any down-loadable items or User Content issues. Your access to and use of the Websites is at your risk, as it is with all Internet communications.

Cookies. A cookie is a data file placed on a Device when it is used to visit the Websites. Flash is a cookie plug-in placed on a Device either via download or may be built-in to the Device. Unlike Flash cookies, HTML5 cookies do not need a plug-in. Each browser you use will offer different functionality and options in this regard. Please note that if you disable Flash or HTML5 cookies on a Device, some parts of our Websites may not function properly. Your ability to limit cookies is subject to your browser settings and limitations.

Web Beacons. Small graphic images or other web programming code called web beacons may be included in our Websites pages and messages. Web beacons are electronic images or code inserted into a page or e-mail and can act as a web beacon. The purposes of web beacon may be used for a number of purposes, including, without limitation, to count visitors, how users navigate the Websites, count how many e-mails were sent were actually opened or to count how many particular articles or links were actually viewed.


Online Privacy Policy

We are transparent by Design. By Using our Websites, you consent to our Privacy Policy and Terms of Use, which governs your use of the Websites and our collection, use and sharing of your information and data, and other activities, such as:

  1. You may give us Personal Information and Demographic Information, such as when you register of contact us.

  2. If you interact with a third party site, such as using Facebook Connect to log in, those sites may send us information about you and you or we may send them information about you. You would be opting into this information sharing.

  3. Posting content in public areas makes it available to others.

  4. No data security is absolute, but we take reasonable steps to secure data appropriately.

  5. We reserve the right to update our Privacy Policy at any time.


We will not sell or give away your information.

We will be glad to answer any questions you have about our privacy policy. We do not sell information.


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