DrugStory Inc Terms of Service, Privacy Policy, and Posting Rules

1. Terms

By accessing the website at www.drugstory.me, you are agreeing to be bound by these terms of service, all applicable laws and regulations, and agree that you are responsible for compliance with any applicable local laws. If you do not agree with any of these terms, you are prohibited from using or accessing this site. The materials contained in this website are protected by applicable copyright and trademark law. User-submitted data and stories are open-source and available for external use provided DrugStory is cited as the original producer.

2. Use License

Permission is granted to use DrugStory Inc's website for personal, non-commercial transitory viewing only. This is the grant of a license, not a transfer of title, and under this license you may not: modify the materials, use the materials for any commercial purpose, or for any public display (commercial or non-commercial) without citing DrugStory as the original producer; attempt to decompile or reverse engineer any software contained on DrugStory Inc's website; remove any copyright or other proprietary notations from the materials; or transfer the materials to another person or "mirror" the materials on any other server.

This license shall automatically terminate if you violate any of these restrictions and may be terminated by DrugStory Inc at any time.

3. Disclaimer

The materials on DrugStory Inc's website are provided on an 'as is' basis. DrugStory Inc makes no warranties, expressed or implied, and hereby disclaims and negates all other warranties including, without limitation, implied warranties or conditions of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, or non-infringement of intellectual property or other violation of rights.

Further, DrugStory Inc does not warrant or make any representations concerning the accuracy, likely results, or reliability of the use of the materials on its website or otherwise relating to such materials or on any sites linked to this site.

4. Limitations

In no event shall DrugStory Inc be liable for any damages (including, without limitation, damages for loss of data or profit, or due to business interruption) arising out of the use or inability to use the materials on DrugStory Inc's website, even if DrugStory Inc or a DrugStory Inc authorized representative has been notified orally or in writing of the possibility of such damage. Further, by accessing the website at www.drugstory.me, you acknowledge that drug use can be dangerous and involve risk of serious injury and/or death, and you acknowledge and agree to assume full responsibility for all risks, whether identified herein or not, including bodily injury and even those risks arising from your negligence.

5. Accuracy of materials

The materials appearing on DrugStory Inc's website could include technical, typographical, or photographic errors. DrugStory Inc may make changes to the materials contained on its website at any time without notice. However DrugStory Inc does not make any commitment to update the materials.

6. Links

DrugStory Inc has not reviewed all of the sites linked to its website and is not responsible for the contents of any such linked site. The inclusion of any link does not imply endorsement by DrugStory Inc of the site. Use of any such linked website is at the user's own risk.

7. Modifications

DrugStory Inc may revise these terms of service for its website at any time without notice. By using this website   are agreeing to be bound by the then current version of these terms of service.

8. Governing Law

These terms and conditions are governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of Maryland and you irrevocably submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts in that State or location.

DrugStory.me is to be used for legal purposes only, including but not limited to – sharing of anonymous demographic data, describing personal experiences, and reading and interacting with posted content. DrugStory Inc is not responsible for any illegal activity users may engage in as a result of features on the site. DrugStory Inc will take measures to reduce criminal activity and incriminating content as a result of the site through site moderation. DrugStory.me moderators will attempt to edit or remove content that incriminates site users or anyone else but cannot be held liable for a failure to do so. Site users are permitted to flag suspicious content that violates posting rules.

All users must abide by Posting Rules. Failure to abide by Posting Rules will result in edit or removal of a story. Users will be notified if this happens. Repeated failure to abide by Posting Rules may result in a cancelation of user’s account.

9. Open Source Data

The anonymous data users provide will not be associated with their computer, location, or identity (see Privacy Policy below). The information we collect will be aggregated and may be interpreted by data analysis software or statistical analysts to better understand demographic trends. DrugStory Inc will never sell this data, but the data is available to be used by anyone wishing to interpret it. DrugStory Inc makes no guarantees about the accuracy of the data.


Privacy Policy

Your privacy is important to us.

It is DrugStory Inc's policy to respect your privacy regarding any information we collect while operating our website. Accordingly, we have developed this privacy policy in order for you to understand how we collect, use, communicate, disclose and otherwise make use of personal information. We have outlined our privacy policy below.

We will collect personal information by lawful and fair means and, where appropriate, with the knowledge or consent of the individual concerned. Before or at the time of collecting personal information, we will identify the purposes for which information is being collected.

Your IP address is encrypted and un-retrievable. Data and stories shared through the site are not associated with a specific location, computer, or identity.

You may be asked but are not required to provide an email address or identify your location when creating an account. Email addresses may be used to communicate site updates, fundraisers, and issues with the account.

We will collect and use personal information solely for fulfilling those purposes specified by us and for other ancillary purposes, unless we obtain the consent of the individual concerned or as required by law.

Personal data should be relevant to the purposes for which it is to be used, and, to the extent necessary for those purposes, should be accurate, complete, and up-to-date.

We will protect email addresses by using reasonable security safeguards against loss or theft, as well as unauthorized access, disclosure, copying, use or modification.

We will make readily available to users information about our policies and practices relating to the management of personal information.

We are committed to conducting our business in accordance with these principles in order to ensure that the confidentiality of personal information is protected and maintained. DrugStory Inc may change this privacy policy from time to time at DrugStory Inc's sole discretion.


Posting Rules

Users must abide by posting rules. Failure to do so may result in changes to or removal of posts. Repeated failure to comply may result in account suspension or termination.

You cannot provide information or images that directly admit you or another person committed a crime(s), including, but not limited to, buying or selling illegal drugs.

Information about another individual or individuals that reveals their identity, regardless of the presence of other incriminating information, will not be accepted. As such, written posts cannot contain proper nouns (names of specific people, businesses, organizations, events, etc.).

Posted images that show a person’s face, car with license plate number, home or work address, or any other identifying information are prohibited. We will take all precautions to take down this kind of content but are not legally responsible for your failure to comply.

Permitted images include, but are not limited to, images of the drugs referenced in your story or original artwork produced by you.

The data, story, and images you post must be your own – you cannot tell someone else’s story or post their pictures, though someone else’s pictures may be posted with their permission.

The data and stories you provide must be true to the best of your knowledge.

Any experiences involving sexual assault and other forms of violence must be marked as such in your survey. All stories marked “violent” will be hidden from default search results unless you change your personal account settings. Repeated failure to tag your violent stories as such may result in account suspension or cancellation.

Obscene or otherwise inflammatory, abusive, or offensive posts or posted images will be removed immediately. The submitter may be banned from the site, depending on the circumstances. Banned users’ stories will be deleted immediately.