disclosures and policies
These are the policies of Dynamite Weddings. By using this website, you agree to these policies.
Conversation is welcomed at Dynamite Weddings and we expect that you will respect common courtesies and refrain from personal attacks or using profanity when posting comments. Site users are fully responsible for anything they post in their comments and all posted comments are in the public domain. Users are responsible for the copyright of the comments they post to the website. Dynamite Weddings reserves the right to delete or moderate comments at any time without prior notice. Spam comments will not be posted.
*Spam is defined as including urls or company names to sites or companies that would be in direct competition with any of Dynamite Weddings advertisers when no solicitation for information has been requested in the blog post.
In compliance with the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act of 1998, any comments believed to be posted by a person 13 years of age or younger will be removed.
Photo Policy and Copyright Disclaimer
Dynamite Weddings does not hold the copyright to photographs used on our website, except where otherwise noted.
Each photo's copyright belongs to the respective photographer credited.
Photos used on Dynamite Weddings are used with the knowledge and permission of the respective photographer or are believed to be readily available in the public domain and used under protection of the US. Copyright Fair Use Act.
If you own the copyright to a photo used on our website and would like it removed, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org
Editorial and Advertising Policy
Dynamite Weddings accepts paid advertisements from third-party organizations. These ads are denoted in both graphic and text links in the sidebar of this website. As an advertiser, you will be given a user account and have the ability to write and submit your own content. Content must be educational in nature. This is highly recommended to increase the visibility to your website. All written content posted to Dynamite Weddings becomes copyright of Dynamite Weddings, unless otherwise agreed.
Advertising rates are for annual terms. Payments must be made in full and are non-refundable. Advertisements will not be made active until payments are made in full. Payments can be made via check or Paypal. In the event that any federal, state, or local tax is imposed on any advertising published pursuant to your advertising contract, such tax shall be paid by Advertiser, and shall be billed to the Advertiser on a one-time basis in addition to the price set forth herein.
Dynamite Weddings reserves the right to remove an advertiser or to reject advertising material submitted at any time for just cause. Just cause for removal includes failure to pay as agreed and/or repeated complaints from brides and industry peers. Just cause for rejection of material includes content such that Dynamite Weddings deems in its sole discretion not to be suitable for inclusion for publication. Dynamite Weddings shall not be liable to Advertiser for claims of any type or kind whatsoever which arise from Dynamite Weddings' termination or cancellation of this Contract or rejection of advertising material.
The failure of Dynamite Weddings to insert any advertisement shall be deemed immaterial, and shall not be considered a breach of this advertising contract, nor shall Dynamite Weddings be liable for damages resulting from that failure or from mistakes made. Dynamite Weddings will rectify mistakes made in content when notified.
Dynamite Weddings shall not be held responsible for advertising submitted content, including tips and trends, and vendor profiles, in its sole discretion can disapprove any advertising copy in accordance with current or future rules of Dynamite Weddings concerning acceptance of advertising matter. Refer to the current TNT submission guidelines.
Banners that appear on Dynamite Weddings are one of four types:
Dynamite Experts: These are pre-selected (local to Northern California) vendors that go through stringent entrance criteria and are invited to become a Dynamite Expert. This is a fee based membership paid to Dynamite Weddings. Membership includes a full vendor profile on our site.
Dynamite Sponsors: These are sponsorships. This is a fee based sponsorship paid to Dynamite Weddings. Sponsorships include a full vendor profile on our site.
Dynamite Affiliates: There are two types of affiliates. 1), those that are pre-selected vendors that are invited to become a Dynamite Affiliate. By default Dynamite Experts are also considered to be a Dynamite Affiliate and are given an Affiliate banner. This is a fee based membership paid to Dynamite Weddings. 2), affiliate programs that Dynamite Weddings participates. They are not direct sponsorships or CPM based, however commissions on sales are given to Dynamite Weddings.
Dynamite Friends: These are vendors that are invited to become a Dynamite Friend. There is no fee paid to Dynamite Weddings by our Dynamite Friends.
If you would like to know about a specific banner ad or link, please email us at email@example.com
Dynamite Weddings does not participate in "pay for play" and editorial and advertising is kept separate. Editorial content is regularly featured by advertisers and non-advertisers alike. Advertisers of Dynamite Weddings are blogged about when warranted. However, simply being an advertiser of Dynamite Weddings does not guarantee a post upon demand. For all others if Dynamite Weddings mentions a company by name, it is done so voluntarily.
Sending information, samples or invitations does not guarantee we will write about your service, product or event. Samples will not be returned.
Any products or services provided to us to sample in order to aid in editorial research will be disclosed according to FTC regulations.
Dynamite Weddings will not share or sell identifiable personal information obtained on this website, except as required by law. Unidentifiable personal information, such as male/female reader ratios and age demographics may be shared with advertisers.
When you browse, read or download content from Dynamite Weddings, certain technical information is collected including:
*The IP address from which you access our website
*The browser type and operating system used
*The date and time our site was accessed
*Pages and outbound links visited
*Links from third-party websites used to arrive at our website
*Search engine terms used to find our website
This information is collected by third-party commercial software systems (such as Google Analytics). The information collected is used to help us create a better user experience for our readers.
When you post a comment to our website, the following information is collected:
*Your name as provided by yourself
*Your email address as provided by yourself
*Your third-party website as provided by yourself
*Your IP address
We collect the email addresses of those who communicate with us via email, information volunteered by the consumer, such as survey information and/or site registrations. The information we collect is used to improve the content of our website and serve the visitor in respect to the information they volunteered. If you do not want to receive email from us in the future, please let us know by sending us an email at firstname.lastname@example.org
From time to time, we may use customer information for new, unanticipated uses not previously disclosed in our privacy notice. If our information practices change at some time in the future we will post the policy changes to our Web site to notify you of these changes and provide you with the ability to opt out of these new uses. If you are concerned about how your information is used, you should check back at our Web site periodically. Customers may prevent their information from being used for purposes other than those for which it was originally collected by emailing us at the above address.
Content from Dynamite Weddings may be reproduced or re-posted in part (limited to a summary or a quote not to exceed a paragraph in length and a limit of one photo from the post), provided proper credit and an active link are attributed to our site and the photographer (if applicable). Written permission is not necessary for partial reproduction provided the above stipulations are adhered to.
Blog posts may NOT be reproduced, re-posted, or copied in their entirety.
Linking Policy and Disclaimer of Endorsement
The views and opinions expressed by guest bloggers of Dynamite Weddings are those of the individual bloggers. The views do not necessarily reflect those of Dynamite Weddings.
Information presented on Dynamite Weddings is for educational, informational and inspirational purposes only and should not be considered contracted advice.
Dynamite Weddings is committed to providing accurate information, however because of the evolutionary nature of social media and business trends and services, the accuracy of archived content cannot be guaranteed. Links are guaranteed to Dynamite Weddings advertisers. If a link is missing, please contact us at email@example.com
For the convenience and interest of readers, Dynamite Weddings provides hyperlinked text and photos to third party sites. By selecting these links, you are leaving the Dynamite Weddings site and are subject to the policies of the third-party website.
Dynamite Weddings does not guarantee that third-party websites comply with FTC regulations or other laws applicable to online content.
Dynamite Weddings is not responsible for the private content collected by third-party websites and is not responsible for how that information is used by the third-party website.
Dynamite Weddings cannot authorize the use of copyrighted material used by a third-party website and is not responsible for its use.
Dynamite Weddings does not control or guarantee the accuracy of content provided on a third-party website.
Dynamite Weddings is not responsible for the opinions expressed on a third-party website nor that of the outside website's sponsors.
Dynamite Weddings reserves the right to refuse service to anyone at any time.
Indemnification & Limit of Liability
Advertiser assumes full and complete responsibility and liability for the content of all advertising copy and all non-advertising material submitted, printed, and published pursuant to advertising contract, and shall indemnify and hold Dynamite Weddings harmless against any demands, claims, or liability thereon, including but not limited to claims or suits of libel, violation of privacy rights, or copyright or trademark infringement. Advertiser shall reimburse Dynamite Weddings for any amount paid by Dynamite Weddings in settlement of claims or in satisfaction of judgments obtained by reason of publication of advertising copy, and for all expenses incurred in that regard including, but not limited to, attorney’s fees and all associated costs, whether or not a lawsuit is brought to resolve the claim. The limit of Dynamite Weddings liability shall not exceed the advertising price stated herein.
The validity, interpretation, performance and enforcement of this Contract shall be controlled by and construed under the laws of the state of California. The parties agree that the forum for any legal action shall be the proper court of the State of California in and for the County of Sacramento or the United States District Court for the Eastern District of California.
While we do try to answer every email we receive, due to the volume, we regret that it is not always possible to send an individual reply.
You may contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org
Our mailing address is:
PO Box 6960
Folsom, California 95763
Policies updated August 2010.