By making a submission, and if in case The Diarist Projects selects your submission for inclusion on the website, you retain your ownership and you agree that your piece would be available to the general public and you waive any privacy expectations you may have with regards to your submission.
The public may use and share your submission in various ways including via social media such as Facebook, Twitter, Google+, and Pinterest, and applications such as “share this,” all of which operate independently of the website (i.e., have their own policies and terms), and commentary with which you disagree may become associated with your submission.
Your submission must be originally created by you, except that: you may include things that are in the public domain. These things must be properly given credits and you must obtain his or her agreement to them prior to submitting your piece.
The Diarist Projects may not screen all User Content before it is posted. We may, but is not obliged to, edit submissions for grammar, spelling, and/or insignificant profanity. The Diarist Projects is under no obligation to keep, post, or use any submission. However, we reserve the right in our sole discretion to edit, redact, or delete at any time and for any reason.
We do not entertain anything that is commercial, partisan-political, contains personal attacks or expletives, or is otherwise abusive, threatening, unlawful, harassing, discriminatory, libelous, obscene, false, pornographic, or that infringes the rights of any third party, or violates the rules of use, which are incorporated here by reference. Once you make a submission, The Diarist Projects will review it for compliance with these rules.
If selected for inclusion on The Diarist Projects website, we will be asking for a brief summary of the contributor and will be posted under the author’s submission.
You are solely responsible for your submission and any consequences of submitting it. The Diarist Projects shall not be responsible or liable for any breach of these terms and conditions by you, claims by a third party that your submission violates the third party’s rights, or claims by you that a third party is misusing your submission.