Terms of Use

Welcome to our website. If you continue to browse and use this website, you are agreeing to comply with and be bound by the following terms and conditions of use, which together with our privacy policy govern WhatTheFolly.com™ (‘website’) and JSquared Media LLC (‘publisher’) relationship with you in relation to this website. If you disagree with any part of these terms and conditions, please do not use our website.

The term ‘WhatTheFolly.com™’ and ‘JSquared Media LLC’ or ‘us’ or ‘we’ refers to the owner of the website whose registered office is in Pasadena, California, United States of America. The term ‘you’ refers to the user or viewer of our website.

The use of this website is subject to the following terms of use:

The content of the pages of this website is for your general information and use only. It is subject to change without notice.

WhatTheFolly.com™ is not directed at children under the age of 13. Because we care about the safety and privacy of children online, we comply with the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act of 1998 (COPPA). COPPA and its accompanying FTC regulation establish United States federal law that protects the privacy of children using the Internet. We do not knowingly contact or collect personal information from children under 13 without requiring parental consent. Our Terms of Use specifically prohibit anyone using our website from submitting any personally identifiable information about persons under 13 years of age. Any person who provides their personal information to WhatTheFolly.com™ or JSquared Media LLC represents that they are 13 years of age or older.

Neither we nor any third parties provide any warranty or guarantee as to the accuracy, timeliness, performance, completeness or suitability of the information and materials found or offered on this website for any particular purpose. You acknowledge that such information and materials may contain inaccuracies or errors and we expressly exclude liability for any such inaccuracies or errors to the fullest extent permitted by law.

Your use of any information or materials on this website is entirely at your own risk, for which we shall not be liable. It shall be your own responsibility to ensure that any products, services or information available through this website meet your specific requirements.

This website contains material which is owned by or licensed to us. This material includes, but is not limited to, the design, layout, look, appearance and graphics. Reproduction is prohibited other than in accordance with the copyright notice, which forms part of these terms and conditions.

All trademarks reproduced in this website, which are not the property of, or licensed to the operator, are acknowledged on the website.

Unauthorized use of this website may give rise to a claim for damages and/or be a criminal offense.

From time to time, this website may also include links to other websites. These links are provided for your convenience to provide further information. They do not signify that we endorse the website(s). We have no responsibility for the content of the linked website(s).

Your use of this website and any dispute arising out of such use of the website is subject to the laws of the State of California and the United States of America.

Website Disclaimer

The information contained in this website is for general information purposes only. The information is provided by WhatTheFolly.com™ and JSquared Media LLC and while we endeavor to keep the information up to date and correct, we make no representations or warranties of any kind, express or implied, about the completeness, accuracy, reliability, suitability or availability with respect to the website or the information, products, services, or related graphics contained on the website for any purpose. Any reliance you place on such information is therefore strictly at your own risk.

In no event will we be liable for any loss or damage including without limitation, indirect or consequential loss or damage, or any loss or damage whatsoever arising from loss of data or profits arising out of, or in connection with, the use of this website.

Through this website you are able to link to other websites which are not under the control of WhatTheFolly.com™ and JSquared Media LLC. We have no control over the nature, content and availability of those sites. The inclusion of any links does not necessarily imply a recommendation or endorse the views expressed within them.

Every effort is made to keep the website up and running smoothly. However, WhatTheFolly.com™ and JSquared Media LLC takes no responsibility for, and will not be liable for, the website being temporarily unavailable due to technical issues beyond our control.

Copyright Fair Use Notice

This website may contain copyrighted materials the use of which has not always been specifically authorized by the copyright owner. The material is being made available for purposes such as news reporting, criticism, and comment in an effort to advance public understanding of news, current events, public policies, and government affairs. All sources are noted. WhatTheFolly.com™ believes this constitutes a “fair use” of any such copyrighted material as provided for in section 107 of the US Copyright Act.

Takedown Notice Instructions Provided Under the Digital Millennium Copyright Act

If you believe that specific content appearing on WhatTheFolly.com infringes on your copyright, please submit to editor@whatthefolly.com a written notification containing the following information, as specified under Section 512 (c) 3 of the Copyright Act:

Elements of notification.
(A) To be effective under this subsection, a notification of claimed infringement must be a written communication provided to the designated agent of a service provider that includes substantially the following:
(i) A physical or electronic signature of a person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed.
(ii) Identification of the copyrighted work claimed to have been infringed, or, if multiple copyrighted works at a single online site are covered by a single notification, a representative list of such works at that site.
(iii) Identification of the material that is claimed to be infringing or to be the subject of infringing activity and that is to be removed or access to which is to be disabled, and information reasonably sufficient to permit the service provider to locate the material. (Please include the
(iv) Information reasonably sufficient to permit the service provider to contact the complaining party, such as an address, telephone number, and, if available, an electronic mail address at which the complaining party may be contacted.
(v) A statement that the complaining party has a good faith belief that use of the material in the manner complained of is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law.
(vi) A statement that the information in the notification is accurate, and under penalty of perjury, that the complaining party is authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed.

Please note that under Section 512(f) of the Copyright Act, any person who knowingly materially misrepresents the material or activity is infringing shall be liable for any damages, including costs and attorneys’ fees, incurred by the alleged infringer, by any copyright owner or copyright owner’s authorized licensee, or by a service provider, who is injured by such misrepresentation, as the result of the service provider relying upon such misrepresentation in removing or disabling access to the material or activity claimed to be infringing, or in replacing the removed material or ceasing to disable access to it.

If you wish to use any copyrighted material from this website for purposes of your own that goes beyond ‘fair use,’ you must obtain permission from the copyright owner.