Assemble DOES NOT accept, review, or respond to unsolicited submissions or contact of any nature. If you wish to submit for Assemble Artifacts, please go here.
EFFECTIVE DATE: 12-01-23
By accessing our website and any of our services, you agree to be bound by the following terms and conditions (the "Terms of Service").
1. Intellectual Property All content and materials on our website, including but not limited to text, graphics, logos, images, and software, are the property of Assemble Media, LLC, its related entities, its subsidiaries, and the like are protected by copyright and trademark laws. Any unauthorized use of these materials is strictly prohibited.
2. Use of Our services, including our short story magazine, are intended for your personal and non-commercial use. You may not use our services for any illegal or unauthorized purpose. You agree to comply with all local, state, national, and international laws and regulations when using our services.
3. Submissions By submitting any material to Assemble Media, LLC, its related entities, its subsidiaries, and the like, including but not limited to ideas, stories, and suggestions, you acknowledge and agree that:
You are the sole owner and author of the material and have the full right and authorization to submit it to us.
Assemble Media, LLC, its related entities, its subsidiaries, employees, officers, and the like may have access to or may have independently created or had created ideas, themes, formats, and other materials that may be similar to the theme, plot, idea, format, or other element of the material you have submitted. You agree that you will not be entitled to any compensation by reason of the use by us of such similar material.
4. Disclaimer of Warranties Our services are provided on an "as is" and "as available" basis. Assemble Media, LLC, its related entities, its subsidiaries, and the like make no warranties of any kind, express or implied, as to the operation of our services or the information, content, materials, or products included on our website.
5. Limitation of Liability Assemble Media, LLC, its related entities, its subsidiaries, and the like will not be liable for any damages of any kind arising from the use of our services, including but not limited to direct, indirect, incidental, punitive, and consequential damages.
6. Indemnification You agree to indemnify and hold Assemble Media, LLC, its related entities, its subsidiaries, and the like, and its affiliates, employees, and agents harmless from any claim or demand, including reasonable attorney's fees, made by any third party due to or arising out of your use of our services, your violation of these Terms of Service, or your violation of any rights of another.
7. Governing Law These Terms of Service and your use of our services will be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of New York, without giving effect to any principles of conflicts of law.
8. Changes to the Terms of Service. Assemble Media, LLC, its related entities, its subsidiaries, and the like reserve the right to update and modify these Terms of Service at any time without prior notice. Your continued use of our services after any such changes constitutes your acceptance of the new Terms of Service.
9. Severability If any provision of these Terms of Service is found to be invalid or unenforceable, that provision will be enforced to the maximum extent possible, and the remaining provisions will remain in full force and effect.
10. Entire Agreement These Terms of Service constitute the entire agreement between you and Assemble Media, LLC, its related entities, its subsidiaries, and the like and govern your use of our services, superseding any prior agreements between you and us.
By accessing our website, you acknowledge that you have read and understand these Terms of Service and agree to be bound by them."
EFFECTIVE DATE: 12-29-22
Please read this Policy carefully to understand our policies and practices regarding your information and how we will treat it. If you do not agree with our policies and practices, do not use our Site. By using our Site, you agree to the collection, use, and sharing of your information as described in this Policy.
Information We Collect and How We Collect It
We may collect several types of information from and about users of our Site, including information:
By which you may be personally identified, such as name, postal address, email address, or telephone number (“personal information”).
About your internet connection, the equipment you use to access our Site, and usage details.
We collect this information:
Directly from you when you provide it to us.
Automatically as you navigate through the Site. Information collected automatically may include usage details, IP addresses, and information collected through cookies, web beacons, and other tracking technologies.
How We Use Your Information
We use information that we collect about you or that you provide to us, including any personal information:
To present the Site and its contents to you.
To fulfill your requests for certain products and services.
To communicate with you about your submissions and other matters.
To allow you to participate in interactive features of our Site.
To analyze user behavior and trends to better understand our audience and improve the Site.
Sharing Your Information
We may share information that we collect about you as follows:
With our service providers who provide services such as website hosting, data analysis, payment processing, and other services.
In response to a request for information if we believe disclosure is in accordance with any applicable law, regulation, legal process, or governmental request.
If we believe your actions are inconsistent with the spirit or language of our user agreements or policies, or to protect the rights, property, and safety of us or others.
We will retain your information for as long as your account is active or as needed to provide you services. We will retain and use your information as necessary to comply with our legal obligations, resolve disputes, and enforce our agreements.
Your Choices and Access to Your Information
You have the following choices regarding the information we collect and how we use it:
You can withdraw your consent at any time by contacting us using the information provided below.
You can request access to, rectification, or erasure of your personal information. You can also request restriction of processing or object to processing of your personal information.
You can also request to receive your personal information in a structured, machine-readable format, or you can request to have it transferred to another data controller.
We may update our Policy from time to time. We encourage you to review the Policy whenever you access our Site to stay informed about our information practices and the choices available to you.
If you have any questions about this Policy or our information practices, please contact us at INFO@ASSEMBLEMEDIA.COM