Terms and conditions

Welcome to bigblueproject. This page contains the terms and conditions for bigblueproject and we try to mention everything necessary you need to know. If you visit this website, you are agreeing to be bound by these terms and conditions, all applicable laws and regulations, and agree that you are responsible for compliance with any applicable local laws.

Creative Commons License
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported License.

1. Content

The contents of the bigblueproject site, such as text, graphics, images, information and other material contained on this website are for entertainment purposes only and are not intended to be a substitute for any kind of professional advice. bigblueproject does not warrant that the content of this website is accurate, complete, reliable, or error-free.

We do not mean any harm with our content, so if you find some of the materials and stories offensive, you may not want to use our site or you can ask us nicely to delete the specific material and we will take it into consideration.

2. Referrals and links

We have included links on this site for your use and reference. We are not responsible for the privacy policies on these websites. You should be aware that the privacy policies of these sites may differ from our own.

We have not reviewed each third party website and have no responsibility for such third party websites or their content.  We do not endorse the third party websites or make representations about them or any material contained in them.

3. Submissions, Entries, Comments and other content

As a visitor, you may submit stories, post comments, send e-mail, submit suggestions, questions, or other information, so long as the content is not illegal, obscene, offensive, invasive of privacy, infringing of intellectual property rights, material to the investigation of a crime or other illegal activity, or otherwise injurious to third parties and does not consist of software viruses, or any form of “junk mail/spam.” You may not use an incorrect e-mail address, impersonate any person or entity, or otherwise mislead as to the origin of an entry.

By submitting your story and picture to bigblueproject (bbp), you automatically grant bbp a perpetual, royalty-free license to use, reproduce, modify, publish, distribute, and otherwise exercise all copyright and publicity rights with respect to that information at its sole discretion, including storing it on bbp servers and incorporating it in other works in any media now known or later developed. If you do not wish to authorize bbp these rights, it is advised that you do not submit information to this website. bbp reserves the right to select, edit and arrange submissions, and to remove information from its website at any time at its sole discretion. Furthermore, we do not guarantee that your submitted story will be published on our website.

By submitting your story and picture to bbp, you further agree that you will not submit material that is copyrighted, protected by trade secret or otherwise subject to third party proprietary rights, including privacy and publicity rights.

You grant bigblueproject the right to use the username that you submit in connection with such content, but without personally identifying information. You represent and warrant that you own or otherwise control all of the rights to the content that you post; that the content is accurate; that use of the content you supply does not violate this policy and will not cause injury to any person or entity; and that you will assure bigblueproject or its affiliates for all claims resulting from content you supply.

4. Copyright

All content included on this site, such as text, graphics, logos, button icons, images, audio clips, is the property of bigblueproject or its content suppliers and protected by international copyright laws.

With the exception of personally identifiable information, the use of which is covered under our Privacy Policy, any material you send or post to this Website shall be considered non-proprietary and not confidential.  By posting content to this Website you agree we will be free to copy, disclose, distribute, incorporate and otherwise use such material for any and all purposes.

Copyright complaints

bigblueproject respect the intellectual property of others. If you believe that your work has been copied in a way that constitutes copyright infringement, please inform us immediately.

5. Privacy policy

bigblueproject respects privacy and therefore collects as little sensitive information as possible in order to make this site work and to make you comfortable about this website, so that you can share your stories without being personally identified. We leave it up to you, the storyteller, how you want to be associated with the story. You can either provide us with your real name, nickname, or remain anonymous. We do not even ask for your address, but just for the name of the city/location and country of where the story took place, so we can locate the story on our map. The email address that you provided will not be given to any third party and is simply necessary for the communication between you and bigblueproject. Furthermore, we will not send you materials, such as newsletters or any other kind of materials. We only will send you an email to confirm that your story has been posted or in case questions remain about your submitted email.

Children’s policy

We are committed to protecting the privacy of children. Be aware that this site is not intended to attract children under the age of 13. No individual under the age of 13 may use bigblueproject or provide any information to us. In addition, we do not collect personally identifiable information from any person we actually know is a child under the age of 13.

Google Analytics

On this site we use Google Analytics to monitor its use. This will helps us find out our numbers of visiotrs and what sections of the site are most used.

Some people are wary of third parties collecting information about their web use. We understand this, and give a link below about how to opt out if you do not want Google to collect data for us to use in our analysis. You can do this by disabling your cookies. This will not affect how our website functions. We hope that you will allow us to collect this data, however, as this will help us to improve our website information in the future. www.google.com/policies/technologies/ads/

6. Legal validity of this disclaimer

This disclaimer is to be regarded as part of the internet publication which you were referred from. If sections or individual terms of this statement are not legal or correct, the content or validity of the other parts remain uninfluenced by this fact.

Neither we nor any other party (whether or not involved in producing, maintaining or delivering this Website), shall be liable or responsible for any kind of loss or damage that may result to you or a third party as a result of your or their use of our website.