The Durand Now LLC Terms of Use serve as an agreement between Durand Now LLC ("we," "our" or "us") and you ("visitor"), a visitor to our websites ("websites.")  By using our websites, you agree to be bound by the Terms of Use ("terms.")

If you have questions regarding our Terms of Use, please email josh@durandnow.com.

Comments you submit to our websites (DurandNow.com, CorunnaNow.com, PerryPulse.com, UpShia.com and ShiawasseeApple.org) may not include business advertisements or advertisements for a for-profit event or organization.  Business or for-profit advertisements are a paid element of our websites and utilizing the comments section of any part of our websites or social media pages for this purpose constitutes a violation of our Terms of Use.  A visitor wishing to advertise a business or for-profit venture should inquire about advertising by calling us at (989) 627-3753 or emailing us at breaking@durandnow.com.

Comments you post on our websites, including our social media pages, must not contain text, photos, videos or any other material that would likely be deemed offensive or inappropriate.  Such examples include nudity, violent content and harrassment of an individual or specific group of people.

We reserve the right, in our sole discretion, to reject, refuse to post or remove any posting by you, or to restrict, suspend, or terminate your access to all or any part of our websites at any time, for any or no reason, with or without prior notice, and without liability.

You are solely responsible for the content that you publish on our websites and social media pages.

By publishing any content to our websites or social media pages, you hereby grant Durand Now LLC the non-exclusive, fully paid, worldwide license to use, publicly perform and display such content on our websites.  This includes, but is not limited to, text, video, audio, photos and any other content.

If you would like to request that any of your content be removed from our websites, please contact us.  We will consider your request but have the right to deny any request if we determine in our sole discretion that removal of the content in question would harm the experience of our visitors.

By using our websites and posting publicly, you warrant that you own the content posted by you or otherwise have the right to grant the license, and your content does not violate the privacy rights, publicity rights, copyright rights or other intellectual property rights of any person or entity.  You agree to pay all royalties or fees to any person owed as a result of content you post on our websites.

By using our websites, you agree to release and hold Durand Now LLC and our websites harmless from any and all losses, damages, rights, claims and actions of any kind including, without limitation, personal injuries, death, and property damage, either directly or indirectly related to or arising from your participation in any such activity involving our websites.

The following represents some, but not all, of the type of content prohibited on our websites.  Durand Now LLC reserves the right to investigate and take appropriate legal action against any visitor violating this provision.

Prohibited content includes content that:

  • is patently offensive and promotes racism, bigotry, hatred or physical harm of any kind against any group or individual;

  • harasses or advocates harassment of another person;

  • involves the transmission of "junk mail," "chain letters," or unsolicited mass mailing or "spamming;"

  • promotes information that you know is false or misleading or promotes illegal activities or conduct that is abusive, threatening, obscene, defamatory or libelous;

  • promotes an illegal copy of another person's copyrighted work, such as providing pirated computer programs or links to them, providing information to circumvent manufacture-installed copy-protect devices, or providing pirated music or links to pirated music files;

  • contains restricted or password only access pages or hidden pages or images (those not linked to or from another accessible page);

  • provides material that exploits anyone in a sexual or violent manner, or solicits personal information from anyone;

  • provides instructional information about illegal activities such as making or buying illegal weapons, violating someone's privacy, or providing or creating computer viruses;

  • solicits passwords or personal identifying information for commercial or unlawful purposes from other users;

  • involves commercial activities and/or sales without our prior written consent such as contests, sweepstakes, barter, advertising, or pyramid schemes; or

  • uses sexually suggestive imagery or any other unfair, misleading or deceptive content intended to draw traffic to a personal profile.

Our websites are for the personal use of our visitors and may not be used in connection with any commercial endeavors except those explicitly approved by Durand Now LLC.

Use of our websites is also governed by our Privacy Policy.

In no event shall Durand Now LLC be liable to you or any third party for any indirect, consequential, exemplary, incidental, special or punitive damages, including, without limitation, lost profit damages arising from your use of our websites, even if Durand now LLC has been advised of the possibility of such damages.  Notwithstanding anything to the contrary contained herein, Durand Now LLC's liability to you for any cause whatsoever and regardless of the form of the action will at all times be $1.

Durand Now LLC may make use of or refer to visitor-posted content for the purpose of promotion of our websites.

You agree to indemnify and hold harmless Durand Now LLC, our websites, partners, employees and contributors, from any loss, liability, claim or demand, including reasonable attorneys' fees, made by any third party due to or arising out of your use of our websites in violation of our Terms of Use and/or arising from a breach of our Terms of Use or any breach of your representations and warranties set forth above.

This Terms of Use was created and made effective on February 25th 2016.