The legalese of the Edward Ringwald Websites Network
Use of text and/or images
All text and photos on the web pages maintained by Edward Ringwald are copyrighted by Edward Ringwald unless otherwise noted. All rights reserved in the United States and throughout the world. All material, including but not limited to, text, photography, and programming code, are protected by United States copyright law. Unless otherwise indicated, these are the property of Edward Ringwald and may not be used without the prior written permission of Edward Ringwald.
Permission is never granted for commercial use of copyrighted material, in whole or part. Use is granted, with proper permission, for personal or nonprofit use, providing no more than one photo or text article is used on any one web site or in any single print publication.
The use of any image from any of the Edward Ringwald web sites for the purpose of selling items of any kind on eBay is strictly prohibited. Violators will be reported to eBay and the listing may be ended at eBay's discretion. Edward Ringwald is an eBay member and will cooperate in any investigation conducted by eBay.
To request permission to use material EdwardRingwald.com, click on this link to go to the Contact Us page at EdwardRingwald.com. Select the “Permission to use EdwardRingwald.com material” on the first drop-down box.
Use of name or likeness of Edward Ringwald
The name and/or likeness of Edward Ringwald is protected by various laws pertaining to the rights of publicity and privacy. Any unauthorized use of the name and/or likeness of Edward Ringwald for commercial, marketing and/or fraudulent purposes, including any form of telemarketing to solicit goods and/or services, is prohibited and any unauthorized use will subject the offender to civil legal action. This also includes the use of these names where any form of endorsement or sponsorship is implied.
WARNING: Any unauthorized use of the name and/or likeness of Edward Ringwald in the commission of an unlawful act will be reported to appropriate law enforcement for action, including the filing of criminal charges where appropriate. This is in addition to any civil legal action that may arise from unauthorized use.
In simple terms, don't take an image of me from my websites and put it on a T-shirt for sale on Cafe Press. Such acts will be dealt with swiftly and severely in the courts. So don't do it!
The Edward Ringwald websites are websites owned by Edward Ringwald which are designed for all ages. Pursuant to the United States Children's Online Privacy Protection Act of 1998 here is a notice of our privacy practices:
Except for information collected in our Contact Us pages on the Edward Ringwald websites no personally identifiable information is collected from visitors to our web site. However, in our Contact Us pages there are fields provided for your name and email address. Providing your name and email address to us on our Contact Us pages is completely optional; however, it is requested if in the event you desire a response from us. Names and email addresses provided on our Contact Us page will only be used for the sole purpose of replying to you and will be held in the strictest form of confidence. Moreover, names and email addresses submitted on our Contact Us pages will never be rented nor sold to a third party. Besides, collecting information such as an email address then aggregating and selling it to a third party is not good business practice.
Additionally, if you purchase anything featured at the Edward Ringwald Surplus Corner your transaction is handled through eBay and PayPal in accordance with their privacy policies. If you are the winning bidder of an item sold at the Edward Ringwald Surplus Corner eBay forwards your information such as your name, address and email address to me so that I can get your purchase shipped to you. If your address of record on eBay is that of a post office box you are still welcome to place a bid; however, I will only ask for your street address if the item mentioned in the listing requires FedEx shipping. In any case, your name and address information that eBay supplies to me so that I can ship you your purchase is kept confidential and is never rented, sold, nor bartered to a third party.
In short, whenever you want to bid on an item at the Edward Ringwald Surplus Corner you can do so with confidence. As mentioned earlier collecting personal information and then selling it to a third party is not good business practice.