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This is a free website for the visitor. We do the best we can to provide a public forum where general information and opinions about sports figures, teams, programs, etc can be shared.

Obviously, we cannot be all things to all people. So, we have a disclaimer and other policies, without which, this site would not be possible. When you use this website you agree to certain terms of use. Those terms include your acknowledgment of, and agreement to, the site policies that follow.

Terms of Use and Disclaimer

The information on this site is believed to be accurate. However, much of it is a matter of opinion. We do not guarantee the accuracy of anything on this site. No warranty is made by the owners of this site, or its authors, regarding use or application of information on the site. Neither the owners of this site nor its authors can be responsible or liable for any damages resulting from the use of any information found at this site.

If you have any legal dispute with this site, by using this site, you agree that the dispute will be governed by the laws of the State of Virginia without regard to its conflict of law provisions. You agree to personal jurisdiction by, and venue in, the state courts of Virginia and federal courts located in the Eastern District of Virginia.

You agree to indemnify and hold www.thebestsportsblog.com, its officers and employees, harmless from any loss, liability, claim or demand, including reasonable attorney's fees, made by any third party due to or arising out of your use of the site.

This site accepts advertising and receives other forms of compensation. Such compensation does not influence the information in this site. We always give our honest opinions, findings, beliefs, or experiences. Please do support our sponsors and recommendations. This site takes time and effort to deliver original content, free, to you. Supporting our sponsors is a WIN-WIN-WIN for you, me, and them. Thank you very much.

Privacy Policies

Your privacy is important to us. You can visit www.thebestsportsblog.com without telling us who you are or providing any information at all about yourself. If you access certain features of the site, like submitting comments, we may need additional information from you (such as your e-mail address). Any time we need more information from you, we will let you know why when we ask you for it and you can decide whether you want to give it to us or not.

The search boxes on this web site are powered by Google Inc. You acknowledge and agree that Google's privacy policy (located at http://www.google.co.uk/privacy.html) shall apply to your use of the Search Box and by using a search box you consent to Google using your personal data in accordance with its privacy policy.

All comments or other information that you send to www.thebestsportsblog.com through our site (other than information we specifically, in writing, promise to protect) becomes and remains our property, even if this agreement is later terminated.

We don't have to treat any such submission as confidential. We are free to use any ideas you submit. If we use them, or anything like them, we don't have to compensate you or anyone else for them. We will have the exclusive ownership of all present and future rights to submissions of any kind. We can use them for any purpose we feel appropriate to our mission, without compensating you or anyone else for them. Often we publish reader submissions on the web site.

You acknowledge that you are responsible for any submission you make. You are responsible for the message, including its legality, reliability, originality, and copyright.

You may see advertisements on this website. As a matter of policy, this website does not recommend specific purchases. Rather, we provide information and choices so that readers can make informed decisions.

Throughout the site, links are provided to other sites for informational purposes. We obviously make no representations, whatsoever, about the accuracy or content of those sites. We are not responsible for any damages you feel occurred to you from using any such linked site.

All pictures, logos, photos and videos used on this website are property of their owners and are not expressed to be the property of www.thebestsportsblog.com or the owners of this website.

All images on www.thebestsportsblog.com are readily available in various places on the Internet and believed to be in public domain. Images posted are believed to be posted within our rights according to the U.S. Copyright Fair Use Act (title 17, U.S. Code.)

Claims of Infringement

If you believe that any content appearing on www.thebestsportsblog.com infringes on your copyright, please let us know. E-Mail admin[@]thebestsportsblog.com. Provide the following information to us and the infringing material will be removed as soon as possible.

  1. your name, address, telephone number, and e-mail address;
  2. a description of the copyrighted work that you claim has been infringed;
  3. the exact URL or a description of each place where alleged infringing material is located;
  4. a statement by you that you have a good faith belief that the disputed use has not been authorized by you, your agent, or the law;
  5. your electronic or physical signature or the electronic or physical signature of the person authorized to act on your behalf; and
  6. a statement by you made under penalty of perjury, that the information in your notice is accurate, that you are the copyright owner or authorized to act on the copyright owner's behalf

Please also note that under Section 512(f) of the Copyright Act any person who knowingly materially misrepresents that material or activity is infringing may be subject to liability.

Use of Cookies and Web Beacons

We may use cookies to help you personalize your onlineexperience. Cookies are identifiers that are transferred toyour computer's hard drive through your Web browser toenable our systems to recognize your browser. The purpose ofa cookie is to tell the Web server that you have returned toa specific page. For example, if you personalize the sitespages, or register with any of our site's services, a cookieenables www.thebestsportsblog.com to recall your specific information on subsequent visits.

You have the ability to accept or decline cookies by modifying your Web browser; however, if you choose todecline cookies, you may not be able to fully experience theinteractive features of the site.

A web beacon is a transparent image file used to monitor your journey around a single website or collection of sites. They are also referred to as web bugs and are commonly used by sites that hire third-party services to monitor traffic. They may be used in association with cookies to understand how visitors interact with the pages and content on the pages of a web site. Browsers can be set to accept or reject cookies or notify you when a cookie is being sent. Privacy software can be used to override web beacons. Taking either of these actions shouldn't cause a problem with our site, should you so choose.

We use third-party advertising companies to serve ads when you visit our website. These companies may use information (not including your name, address, email address, or telephone number) about your visits to this and other websites in order to provide advertisements about goods and services of interest to you.

In addition, Google, as a third party vendor, uses cookies to serve ads to our site. Google's use of the Dart cookie enables it to serve ads to visitors based on visits to our site and other sites on the Internet. Visitors may opt out of the Dart cookie by visiting the Google ad and content network privacy policy.

Google may use interest based advertising where they recognize the types of webpages users visit across the Adsense network.This helps advertisers reach users on the basis of their interests.

Non-Personal Information

In some cases, we may collect information about you that isnot personally identifiable. We use this information, whichdoes not identify individual users, to analyze trends, toadminister the site, to track users' movements around thesite and to gather demographic information about our userbase as a whole. The information collected is used solelyfor internal review and not shared with other organizationsfor commercial purposes.

Release of Information

If www.thebestsportsblog.com is sold, the information we haveobtained from you through your voluntary participation inour site may transfer to the new owner as a part of the salein order that the service being provided to you maycontinue. In that event, you will receive notice through ourwebsite of that change in control and practices, and we willmake reasonable efforts to ensure that the purchaser honorsany opt-out requests you might make of us.

How You Can Correct or Remove Information

We provide this privacy policy as a statement to you of ourcommitment to protect your personal information. If you havesubmitted personal information through our website and wouldlike that information deleted from our records or would liketo update or correct that information, please use our Contact Us page.

Agreeing to Terms

If you do not agree to www.thebestsportsblog.com's PrivacyPolicy as posted here on this website, please do not usethis site or any services offered by this site.

Your use of this site indicates acceptance of this privacypolicy.

Children's Online Privacy Protection Act

This website is directed to adults; it is not directed tochildren under the age of 13. We operate our site incompliance with the Children's Online Privacy ProtectionAct, and will not knowingly collect or use personalinformation from anyone under 13 years of age.

Updates and Effective Date

www.thebestsportsblog.com reserves the right to make changes inthe above policies. If there is a material change in our privacypractices, we will indicate on our site that our privacypractices have changed and provide a link to the new privacypolicy. We encourage you to periodically review this policyso that you will know what information we collect and how weuse it.

COPYRIGHT

All content on www.thebestsportsblog.com is copyrighted under United States copyright laws. You are allowed to use any material on the site for your own personal informational purposes. However, you may not use it for commercial purposes without our express written approval. Content on this site cannot be posted on another web site without prior, written approval from us.

Our mailing address is:

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Of course you can always reach us by use of our Contact Us form.

Your use of this web site constitutes your agreement to the terms listed above.

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