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Terms of Use

By using the Rain Before Rainbows (rainbeforerainbows.com) site, you signify your agreement to these Terms of Use. If you do not agree to these Terms of Use, you may not use the Rain Before Rainbow site. We reserve the right, in our sole discretion, to change, modify, add, or delete portions of these Terms of Use at any time in accordance with the procedures set forth below in the paragraph labeled “Amendment. ” When using particular services of Rain Before Rainbows, you may be subject to any additional posted guidelines or rules applicable to such services that may be posted from time to time. All such guidelines or rules are hereby incorporated by reference into the Terms of Use.

Restrictions On Use Of Materials

All content featured on Rain Before Rainbows, including without limitation, text, graphics, logos, button icons, images, audio clips, digital downloads, data compilations, and all related software, is the sole property of Rain Before Rainbows, Darcy Andries, Andries’s publishers and protected by United States and international copyright laws. All trademarks, service marks, trade names, and trade dress are proprietary to Darcy Andries, her affiliates or licensees. No material from the Darcy Andries site may be copied, reproduced, republished, uploaded, posted, transmitted, or distributed in any way, with the following exception: You may download one copy of any materials on a single computer for your personal, noncommercial home use only, provided that (i) you keep intact all copyright and other proprietary notices, (ii) you make no modifications to the materials, and (iii) you do not use the materials in a manner that suggests an association with any of our products, services, or brands. The use of any Darcy Andries material on any other Web site or computer environment is prohibited.

Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy describes how Rain Before Rainbows collects, uses and shares personally identifiable information (“PII”) we obtain from and about individuals located in the U.S. both online and off-line.

Rain Before Rainbows collects PII, such as your full name, e-mail address, mailing address or telephone number, only in order to create or enhance our relationship with you. We collect PII from you directly when you voluntarily submit information to us in order to participate in activities at our website. When you give us information for a specific purpose, we will use that information solely for that purpose unless we tell you otherwise and give you an opportunity to “opt out. ”

Rain Before Rainbows does not knowingly use any passive forms, such as cookies, to collect information from its users. Programs incorporated into Rain Before Rainbows may, however, use cookies. Rain Before Rainbows does record your PC's IP address when you complete a form or when you post a message on the message boards.

Disclaimer Policy

Rain Before Rainbows provides links to other World Wide Web sites or resources. Rain Before Rainbows has no control over such sites and resources and is not responsible for their availability, and does not endorse and shall not be liable to you or any third party for any advertising, products, or other materials on or available from such sites or resources. Also, Rain Before Rainbows shall not be liable to you or any third party, directly or indirectly, for any damage or loss caused or alleged to be caused by or in connection with use of or reliance on any such goods or services available on or through any such site or resource.

Banning Users

Generally speaking, users who violate the above rules will be warned once, and then banned from the website after the second violation. However, Rain Before Rainbows, in its sole discretion, reserves the right to terminate your use of the website, or any part of it (such as the Forums) for any reason, including, without limitation, if Rain Before Rainbows believes that you have violated or acted inconsistently with the letter or spirit of the Terms of Use. Any termination of your access to the website under any provision of this Terms of Use may be effected without prior notice and Rain Before Rainbows shall not be liable to you or any third-party for any termination of your access to the website. You agree to indemnify and hold Rain Before Rainbows, and its subsidiaries, affiliates, officers, agents, co-branders or other partners, and employees, harmless from any claim or demand, including reasonable attorneys” fees, made by any third party due to or arising out of your use of this website, your connection to this website, your violation of the Terms of Use, or your violation of any rights of another.

Copyright Agents

Rain Before Rainbows respects the intellectual property of others, and we ask our users to do the same. If you believe that your work has been copied in a way that constitutes copyright infringement, please provide Rain Before Rainbows the following information:

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

This information should be sent to Darcy Andries at 1108 Saylor Street, Downers Grove, IL 60516. Without limitation of any of its other rights and remedies under the Terms of Use, the policy of Rain Before Rainbows is to terminate access to the website by repeat infringers of copyright.


We may change all or part of these Terms of Use from time to time. When we do, we will give notice of changes in this space so you can be kept abreast by visiting this page from time to time. Rain Before Rainbows may also in its sole discretion and at any time modify or discontinue, temporarily or permanently, the website (or any part of it), with or without notice.

Last Updated: February 8, 2007