Terms of Use

By accessing the Cascade Writers website, you are indicating your acceptance to be bound by the provisions of these Terms of Use. If you do not accept the Terms of Use stated here, do not access the site. The Cascade Writers may revise these Terms of Use at any time by updating this posting. You should visit this page periodically to review the Terms of Use because they are binding on you. The terms “you” and “User” as used herein refer to all individuals and/or entities accessing this website for any reason.

1. Eligibility.
By accessing the Cascade Writers website, you represent and warrant that you are 18 years of age or older, and that you have the right, authority and capacity to agree to and abide by these Terms of Use. You also represent and warrant that you will use the website in a manner consistent with any and all applicable laws and regulations.

2. Cascade Writers Restrictions.
You may not use the Cascade Writers website to submit, transmit, distribute, store or destroy material, including without limitation, this website’s content (a) in violation of any applicable law or regulation, (b) in a manner that will infringe the copyright, trademark, trade secret or other intellectual property rights of others or violate the privacy, publicity or other personal rights of others or reveal confidential information or otherwise violate the third-party proprietary rights without permission, or (c) in a manner that is profane, defamatory, violent, obscene, threatening, abusive or hateful or is potentially libelous or inflammatory.

You also are prohibited from violating or attempting to violate the security of the Cascade Writers site, including, without limitation, the following activities: (a) attempting to probe, scan or test the vulnerability of a system or network or to breach security or authentication measures without proper authorization; (b) attempting to interfere with communication to any user, host or network, including, without limitation, via means of submitting a virus to this or any Cascade Writers site, overloading, “flooding,” “spamming,” “mailbombing” or “crashing”; or (c) solicitation or advertisement. Violations of system or network security may result in civil or criminal liability. The Cascade Writers will investigate occurrences that may involve such violations and may involve, and cooperate with, law enforcement authorities in prosecuting users who are involved in such violations.

3. Use of Submissions.
Manuscripts submitted to Cascade Writers for any purpose in any form remain the sole property of the authors who created and submitted the manuscripts.

By providing submissions to the Cascade Writers, you are:

(a) Giving the Cascade Writers the non exclusive right to use your name, voice, appearance and likeness, as well as any additional information you have provided about yourself, in any material prepared by or for the Cascade Writers in any form or media, now known or hereafter devised, in all languages throughout the world.

(b) Giving the Cascade Writers a worldwide, non-exclusive, royalty-free, sublicenseable and transferable license to use, reproduce, distribute, prepare derivative works of and display your submission in connection with the Cascade Writers website and the Cascade Writers’s activities, including without limitation for promoting and redistributing part or all of the Cascade Writers website (and derivative works thereof) in any form or media, now known or hereafter devised, in all languages throughout the world.

(c) Agreeing and representing that, unless you are the owner of such rights or have permission from the rightful owner, you have not submitted material that (a) is copyrighted or protected by trademark or trade secret or other intellectual property rights of others; (b) violates the privacy, publicity or other personal rights of others; or (c) reveals confidential information or otherwise violates the third-party proprietary rights of others.

(d) Agreeing and representing that you have not submitted material that is profane, defamatory, violent, obscene, threatening, abusive or hateful or is potentially libelous or inflammatory.

(e) Affirming, representing and/or warranting that you own or have the necessary licenses, rights, consents and permissions to use and authorize the Cascade Writers to use all patent, trademark, trade-secret, copyright or other proprietary rights in and to any and all submissions to enable inclusion and use of the submissions in the manner contemplated by these Terms of Use.

The Cascade Writers reserves the right to not post submissions and to remove submissions without prior notice, at the sole discretion of the Cascade Writers.

4. Disclaimer of Warranty.
The Cascade Writers does not warrant that the Cascade Writers website will operate error-free or that the servers are free of computer viruses or other harmful mechanisms. If your use of the website results in the need for servicing or replacing equipment or data, the Cascade Writers is not responsible for those costs. In no event shall the Cascade Writers be liable for any damages whatsoever (including, without limitation, incidental and consequential damages, lost profits or damages resulting from lost data or business interruption) resulting from the use or inability to use the site, whether based on warranty, contract, tort or any other legal theory, and whether or not the Cascade Writers is advised of the possibility of such damages. The Cascade Writers to the fullest extent permitted by law disclaims all warranties, whether express or implied, in connection with the website and your use thereof.

The Cascade Writers makes no warranties or representations about the accuracy or completeness of this site’s content or the content of any sites linked to this site and assumes no liability or responsibility for any direct or indirect, incidental, special, punitive, or consequential damages whatsoever resulting from any (1) errors, mistakes or inaccuracies of content, (2) personal injury or property damage of any nature whatsoever resulting from your access to or use of Cascade Writers websites, (3) any unauthorized access to or use of Cascade Writers secure servers and/or any and all personal information and/or financial information stored therein, (4) any interruption or cessation of transmission to or from Cascade Writers websites, (5) any bugs, viruses, Trojan horses or the like, which may be transmitted to or through Cascade Writers websites by any third party, and/or (6) any errors or omissions in any content or for any loss or damage of any kind incurred as a result of the use of any content posted, e-mailed, transmitted or otherwise made available via Cascade Writers websites. The Cascade Writers shall not be liable for user submissions or the defamatory, offensive or illegal conduct of any third party and the risk of harm or damage from the foregoing rests entirely with you.

5. Indemnity.
You agree to defend, indemnify and hold harmless the Cascade Writers, its officers, employees and agents, from and against any and all claims, damages, obligations, losses, liabilities, costs or debt and expenses (including but not limited to attorney’s fees) arising from: (i) your use of the Cascade Writers website for the purpose of accessing videos and from making submissions to the Cascade Writers websites; (ii) your violation of any term of these Terms of Use; (iii) your violation of any third-party right, including without limitation any copyright, property or privacy right; or (iv) any claim that one of your submissions caused damage to a third party. This defense and indemnification obligation will survive these Terms of Use and your use of the Cascade Writers websites.


Privacy Policy

Cascade Writers has created this privacy notice to explain how we use information that you may provide while visiting our website and to demonstrate our firm commitment to Internet privacy. Cascade Writers may modify this policy from time to time so we encourage you to check this page when revisiting this website.

The following discloses our information gathering and dissemination practices for this website. The type and amount of information received depends on how you use the site.

Website Usage/Information Collection
When you visit Cascade Writers website, we automatically obtain information from you about the name of your Internet service provider, the browser and type of computer you are using, the website that referred you to us, the pages you request and the date and time of those requests. We use this information on an aggregate basis to generate statistics and measure site activity to improve the usefulness of the site to our visitors. For example, we use this information to track which pages are most popular among visitors as a whole. We do not track the pages you or any individual visitor may look at during a visit to our site and we do not collect any other information without your knowledge and permission. We do not collect or store personally identifiable information, such as your name, mailing address, e-mail address or phone number, unless you provide that information.

Collection of Personally Identifiable Information
Cascade Writers provides Web forms so you may provide your contact information to engage in Cascade Writers activities such as registering for workshops. Any information we collect, such as your name, mailing address, e-mail address, type of request you are making and any additional information you provide, is collected and stored by Cascade Writers. The information is used to fulfill your request and track aggregate information about usage of these features. Cascade Writers makes every effort to ensure the secure collection and transmission of your sensitive information.

Sharing of Personally Identifiable Information
Cascade Writers website will not post your personal contact information, including e-mail address, street address and phone numbers, without your consent. Without such consent, website staff will withhold posting personal contact information for that individual.