Terms & Conditions

Welcome to ww1doughboys.com!

PLEASE READ THE FOLLOWING TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF USE CAREFULLY BEFORE USING THIS WEBSITE. All users of this site agree that access to and use of this site are subject to the following terms and conditions and other applicable law. If you do not agree to these terms and conditions, please do not use this site.



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Acceptance Of Terms

Thanks for Your interest in our blog, ww1doughboys.com (the “Site”)!

The web pages available at the Site are owned and operated by ww1doughboys.com and B. R. Betten, a United States resident (“Owner”) and are accessed by You under the Terms and Conditions of Use described below (“Terms”).

Please read these terms carefully before using the services. By accessing the Site, viewing any content or using any services available on the Site (as each is defined below) You agree to be bound by these Terms, which together with the Site’s Privacy Policy, and Posting Guidelines  collectively form the “Agreement”. If ever in conflict, to the extent of such conflict, the Terms will take precedence over any other terms of the Agreement.  Please read the Agreement carefully.

As used in the Agreement, “You,” “Your,” “Account Holder,” or “User” means the individual or entity using the Site (and/or any individual, entity or successor entity, agency or network acting on your behalf), “We,” “Us,” “Our,” or “Doughboys” means ww1doughboys.com, and the “Parties” means You and the owners of the Site.




By using ww1doughboys.com you agree to all the terms below.


Description Of Service

The Site is an online community which enables Users to post blogs (text, photographs, and images sharing comments, opinions and ideas), participate in contests and promotions, and access and/or purchase products and services from time to time made available on the Site (“Services”). Services include, but are not limited to, any service and/or content Doughboys makes available to or performs for You, as well as the offering of any materials displayed, transmitted or performed on the Site or through the Services. Content (“Content”) includes, but is not limited to text, user comments, messages, information, data, graphics, news articles, photographs, images, illustrations, and software.

Your access to and use of the Site may be interrupted from time to time as a result of equipment malfunction, updating, maintenance or repair of the Site or any other reason within or outside the control of the Owner. We reserve the right to suspend or discontinue the availability of the Site and/or any Service and/or remove any Content at any time at Our sole discretion and without prior notice. Doughboys may also impose limits on certain features and Services or restrict Your access to parts of or all of the Site and the Services without notice or liability. The Site should not be used or relied upon for storage of Your photographs and images and You are directed to retain Your own copies of all Content posted on the Site.




We develop a blog site with content and services to allow users to comment, and we will develop more features and services in the future. At times things can go wrong and the service may be interrupted. Unlikely, but sometimes things can go really wrong.


As a condition to using Services, You are required to open an account with Doughboys and select a password and username, and to provide registration information. The registration information You provide must be accurate, complete, and current at all times. Failure to do so constitutes a breach of the Terms, which may result in immediate termination of Your Doughboys account.

You may not use as a username the name of another person or entity or one that is not lawfully available for use, a name or trade mark that is subject to any rights of another person or entity other than You without appropriate authorization, or a name that is otherwise offensive, vulgar or obscene as determined by Us.

You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of Your password and are solely responsible for all activities resulting from the use of Your password and conducted through Your Doughboys account.

Services are available only to individuals who are either (i) at least 18 years of age, or (ii) at least 13 years of age, and who are authorized to access the Site by a parent or legal guardian who is providing oversight and monitoring. If You have authorized a minor to use the Site, You are responsible for the online conduct of such minor, and the consequences of any misuse of the Site by the minor. Parents and legal guardians are warned that the Site may display photographs and images containing tools of war, battles, violence, and other such images that may be offensive to some. The Services are for use by individuals of all varieties of opinion. Accounts may not be opened by User’s agents and other market intermediaries and entities with the purpose of using the Services to represent or sell other products or services. If You do not qualify for registration You are not permitted to open an account or use the Services.




To fully use the services you need to create your own account, without violating other peoples’ rights, or using the services as your sales platform.


User Conduct

All Content posted or otherwise submitted to the Site is the sole responsibility of the Account Holder from which such Content originates and You acknowledge and agree that You, and not Doughboys or its Owner, are entirely responsible for all Content that You post, or otherwise submit to the Site. Doughboys does not control user submitted Content and, as such, does not guarantee the accuracy, integrity or quality of such Content. You understand that by using the Site You may be exposed to Content that You may find upsetting or that You disagree with.

As a condition of use, You promise not to use the Services for any purpose that is unlawful or prohibited by these Terms, or any other purpose not reasonably intended by Doughboys. By way of example, and not as a limitation, You agree not to use the Services:

  1. To abuse, harass, threaten, impersonate, or intimidate any person;
  2. To post or transmit, or cause to be posted or transmitted, any Content that is libelous, defamatory, obscene, pornographic, abusive, offensive, profane, or that infringes any copyright or other right of any person;
  3. For any purpose (including posting or viewing Content) that is not permitted under the laws of the jurisdiction where You use the Services;
  4. To post or transmit, or cause to be posted or transmitted, any communication or solicitation designed or intended to obtain password, account, or private information from any Doughboys user;
  5. To create or transmit unwanted ‘spam’ to any person or any URL
  6. To create multiple accounts for the purpose of deception or avoiding exclusion;
  7. To post copyrighted Content which does not belong to You, with exception of Blogs, where You may post such Content with explicit mention of the author’s name and a link to the source of the Content;
  8. With the exception of accessing RSS feeds, You will not use any robot, spider, scraper or other automated means to access the Site for any purpose without Our express written permission. Additionally, You agree that You will not: (i) take any action that imposes, or may impose in Our sole discretion an unreasonable or disproportionately large load on Our infrastructure; (ii) interfere or attempt to interfere with the proper working of the Site or any activities conducted on the Site; or (iii) bypass any measures We may use to prevent or restrict access to the Site;
  9. To advertise to, or solicit, any user to buy or sell any products or services, or to use any information obtained from the Services in order to contact, advertise to, solicit, or sell to any user without their prior explicit consent;
  10. To promote or sell Content of another person;
  11. To sell or otherwise transfer Your profile.

To report a suspected abuse of the Site or a breach of the Terms (other than relating to copyright infringement which is addressed under “COPYRIGHT COMPLAINTS” below) please send written notice via email at webmaster@ww1doughboys.com.

You are solely responsible for Your interactions with other users of the Site. The Owner of the Site reserves the right, but has no obligation, to monitor disputes between You and other users.




You cannot use our site to post pornographic material, harass people, send spam, and do other crazy stuff. Be reasonable and responsible. Don’t do anything stupid and you’ll be fine.


Content Submitted Or Made Available For Inclusion On The Service

Please read this section carefully before posting, uploading, or otherwise submitting any Content to the site. By submitting content to the site You are granting Us a worldwide, Non exclusive license to use the content and are representing and warranting to Us that the content is owned or duly licensed by You, and that We are free to publish, distribute and use the content as hereinafter provided for without obtaining permission or license from any third party.

In consideration of Our agreement to allow You to post Content to the Site and Our agreement to publish such Content and for other valuable consideration the receipt and sufficiency of which are hereby expressly and irrevocably acknowledged, You agree with Doughboys as follows:

  1. You acknowledge that:
    1. By uploading Your Content to the Site You retain full rights to those works that You had prior to uploading.
    2. By posting Content to the Site You hereby grant to the Owner a non-exclusive, transferable, fully paid, worldwide license (with the right to sublicense) to use, distribute, reproduce, modify, adapt, publicly perform and publicly display such Content in connection with the Services. This license will exist for the period during which the Content is posted on the Site and will automatically terminate upon the removal of the Content from the Site;
    3. The license granted to the Owner includes the right to use Your Content fully or partially for promotional reasons and to distribute and redistribute Your Content to other individuals, web-sites, applications, and entities, provided such Content is attributed to You in accordance with the credits (i.e. username, descriptions, tags, and other accompanying information) if any and as appropriate, all as submitted to Us by You;
    4. Doughboys makes no representation and warranty that Content posted on the Site will not be unlawfully copied without Your consent. We do not restrict the ability of users and visitors to the Site to make copies of Content posted on the Site and You hereby expressly authorize Us to permit users and visitors to the Site to make such copies of Your Content; and
    5. Subject to the terms of the foregoing license, You retain full ownership or other rights in Your Content and any intellectual property rights or other proprietary rights associated with Your Content.
  2. You represent and warrant that:
    1. You are the owner of all rights, including all copy rights in and to all Content You submit to the site;
    2. You have the full and complete right to enter into this agreement and to grant to the Owner the rights in the Content herein granted, and that no further permissions are required from, nor payments required to be made to any other person in connection with the use by the Site of the Content as contemplated herein; and
    3. The Content does not defame any person and does not infringe upon the copyright, moral rights, publicity rights, privacy rights or any other right of any person, or violate any law or judicial or governmental order.
  3. You shall not have any right to terminate the permissions granted herein, nor to seek, obtain, or enforce any injunctive or other equitable relief against ww1doughboys.com or its Owner, all of which such rights are hereby expressly and irrevocably waived by You in favor of the Owner.



The stuff you create and post will keep whatever copyright it had before uploading to this site. We will protect the copyright and will not sell your content without your permission.



Use of the Content and Grant of License

Doughboys may use Your Content for display and promotional purposes. This includes text, images, and anything You post on the Site. Your content in such formats as We may, from time to time make available to others, including without limiting the generality of the foregoing, via electronic download and print. In connection with the foregoing, in addition to the licenses You grant to the Owner elsewhere in these Terms, You grant to the Owner a non-exclusive, transferable, fully paid, worldwide license (with the right to sublicense) to use, publish, copy, publicly perform, publicly display, reformat, translate, excerpt (in whole or in part) and distribute copies of Your Content (the “License”).

The License includes the right for Doughboys to use Your images for display and promotional purposes on the Site, third-party sites, and in connection with internet search results, and embeddable codes. Screen resolution images used separate from Your blog will be accompanied by Your credits.




You let us use whatever you post to the blog …



Payment of Fees upon Use or Sale of Content

ww1doughboys.com nor its Owner shall not be obligated to pay any fees in respect of Content that are used in the Site, third-party sites, or in other locations for promotional purposes.


                …without a fee.

Removal of Content

Doughboys may remove any Content that it believes to be in breach of the Terms. Notwithstanding the foregoing, the License will continue in respect of any Content in use prior to its removal from the Site.

Subject to the licenses granted to Content in these Terms You retain ownership of Your Content.




If it does not pass our rules we can take it down.

Copyright Complaints

Doughboys respects the intellectual property rights of others. It is Our policy to respond promptly to any claim that Content posted on the Site infringes the copyright or other intellectual property infringement (“Infringement”) of any person. Doughboys will use reasonable efforts to investigate notices of alleged Infringement and will take appropriate action under applicable intellectual property law and these Terms where it believes an Infringement has taken place, including removing or disabling access to the Content claimed to be infringing and/or terminating accounts and access to the Site.

To notify Us of a possible Infringement You must submit Your notice in writing to the attention of “Copyright Infringement” care of webmaster@ww1doughboys.com and include in Your notice a detailed description of the alleged Infringement sufficient to enable Doughboys to make a reasonable determination. Please note that You may be held accountable for damages (including costs and attorneys’ fees) for misrepresenting that any Content is infringing Your copyright.

If We remove or disable access to Content in response to a notice of Infringement, We will make reasonable attempts to contact the user who posted the affected Content. If You feel that Your Content is not infringing, You may provide Doughboys with a counter notice in writing to the attention of “Copyright Infringement Counter Notification” at webmaster@ww1doughboys.com. You must include in Your counter notice sufficient information to enable Doughboys to make a reasonable determination. Please note that You may be held accountable for damages (including costs and attorneys’ fees) if You materially misrepresent that Your Content is not infringing the copyrights of others.

If You are uncertain whether an activity constitutes Infringement, We recommended seeking advice of an attorney.




We respect copyright. If anything is wrong, please send an email with all the details.



The Services may provide, or third-parties may provide, links to other World Wide Web sites or resources. Because Doughboys has no control over such sites and resources, You acknowledge and agree that Doughboys is not responsible for the availability of such external sites or resources, and does not endorse and is not responsible or liable for any content, advertising, products or other materials on or available from such sites or resources. You further acknowledge and agree that the Owner shall not be responsible or liable, directly or indirectly, for any damage or loss caused or alleged to be caused by or in connection with use of or reliance on any such content, goods or services available on or through any such site or resource. Users are responsible for reading a third-parties’ own Terms and Conditions or privacy policies which are not reflected here or controlled by Us.




Some people may post links, we are not responsible for those links. The rules are not the same on all websites.


Release And Indemnity

You hereby expressly and irrevocably release and forever discharge ww1doughboys.com, its owner, its affiliated and associated companies, and their respective directors, officers, employees, agents, representatives, independent and dependent contractors, licensees, successors and assigns of and from any and all actions, causes of action, suits, proceedings, liability, debts, judgments, claims and demands whatsoever in law or equity which You ever had, now have, or hereafter can, shall or may have, for or by reason of, or arising directly or indirectly out of Your use of the Site and the Services.

You hereby agree to indemnify and hold harmless ww1doughboys.com, its owner, its affiliated and associated companies, and their respective directors, officers, employees, agents, representatives, independent and dependent contractors, licensees, successors and assigns from and against all claims, losses, expenses, damages and costs (including, but not limited to, direct, incidental, consequential, exemplary and indirect damages), and reasonable attorneys’ fees, resulting from or arising out of (i) a breach of these Terms, (ii) Content posted on the Site, (iii) the use of the Services, by You or any person using Your account or ww1doughboys.com username and password, (iv) the sale or use of Your Content, or (v) any violation of any rights of a third party.

Limitation Of Liability

In no event shall ww1doughboys.com, or its owner be liable under contract, tort, strict liability, negligence or other Legal theory with respect to the site, the service or any content (i) for any lost profits or special, indirect, incidental, punitive, or consequential damages of any kind whatsoever, (ii) to provide substitute goods or services (however arising), or (iii) for any direct damages in excess of (in the aggregate) $100.




We are not liable if something goes really wrong. But we will only pay you up to $100 if our blog pulls the roof off of your house and causes you to permanently go bald.



The doughboy silhouette, ww1doughboys.com and other Doughboys graphics, logos, designs, page headers, button icons, scripts, service names, and book covers are registered trademarks, trademarks or trade dress of ww1doughboys.com, its Owners and the Doughboys book series. Our trademarks and trade dress may not be used in connection with any product or service without the prior written consent of The Owner. The images and icons available in the Doughboys icon pack may used by partners and third party sites in connection with providing appropriate links to the ww1doughboys.com Site.




Please respect our trademarks and brands.



Doughboys may terminate Your account at any time for any reason or no reason. We may terminate or suspend any and all Services and/or Your Doughboys account immediately, without prior notice or liability, for any reason whatsoever, including without limitation if You breach the Terms. Upon termination of Your account, Your right to use the Services will immediately cease. If You wish to terminate Your Doughboys account, You may simply discontinue using the Services. All provisions of the Terms which by their nature should survive termination shall survive termination, including, without limitation, ownership provisions, warranty disclaimers, indemnity and limitations of liability.

Upon termination of Your account Doughboys reserves the right to remove all Content posted to Your account.




We may stop providing services at any time. You can stop using your account or close it at any time as well.




We reserve the right, at Our sole discretion, to modify or replace the terms at any time. If the alterations constitute a material change to the terms, Doughboys will notify You by posting an announcement on the site. What constitutes a material change will be determined at Our sole discretion. You shall be responsible for reviewing and becoming familiar with any such modifications. Using any service or viewing any content following notification of a material change to the terms shall constitute Your acceptance of the Terms as modified.




If these terms of use change, we will place a notice on the site.



The Account Holder is allowed to use the Site at no charge. No agency, partnership, joint venture, or employment is created as a result of the Terms and You do not have any authority of any kind to bind ww1doughboys.com, or its Owners in any respect whatsoever. The failure of either party to exercise in any respect any right provided for herein shall not be deemed a waiver of any further rights hereunder. ww1doughboys.com, or its Owners shall not be liable for any failure to perform its obligations hereunder where such failure results from any cause beyond Our reasonable control, including, without limitation, mechanical, electronic or communications failure or degradation (including “line-noise” interference). If any provision of the Terms is found to be unenforceable or invalid, that provision shall be limited or eliminated to the minimum extent necessary so that the Terms shall otherwise remain in full force and effect and enforceable. The Owner may transfer, assign or delegate the Terms and its rights and obligations without consent. The Terms shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of California, as if made within California between two residents thereof, and the Parties submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of California courts. Both Parties agree that the Terms is the complete and exclusive statement of the mutual understanding of the Parties and supersedes and cancels all previous written and oral agreements, communications and other understandings relating to the subject matter of the Terms, and that all modifications must be in a writing signed by both Parties, except as otherwise provided herein.




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