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Please respect the rights of the publisher, editor, freelance writers, artists, crafters, photographers, and other creatives enough to NOT steal their work, reprint it without permission, or pass it off as your own.
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While The Dabbling Mum does its best to make sure our freelancers and/or creatives have not violated any copyright claim. We are not responsible for copyright claims.
If you feel a freelancer has infringed upon your copyrights, please contact the originating freelancer of the piece.
Once your legal issues have been settled, we'll be happy to comply with governing laws and remove the offending material.
EVERY freelancer accepted for publication must accept full responsibility for his/her creative works, including but not limited to defending claims of infringement by any third parties.
The Dabbling Mum, its owners, and its staff do NOT take responsibility and will not be held liable for any copyright disputes or actions that may result from copyright infringement issues.
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The Dabbling Mum is offered "as is" and "without warranty".
In no event shall The Dabbling Mum, its owners, its staff, or its contributors be held liable for any direct, indirect, incidental, special, exemplary, or consequential damages however caused resulting from the use of information found within our network of sites, or from the use of our products and/or services.
By using The Dabbling Mum, by creating the do-it-yourself and/or arts 'n crafts projects, by purchasing our products and/or services, or by purchasing the products and/or services from third party advertisers and/or affiliates linked within our network of sites, you agree to hold harmless The Dabbling Mum, its owners, its staff, or its contributors from any claims, actions, or demands, including and without limitation to reasonable legal and accounting fees, made by any third party due to or resulting from your use of the information, products, and/or services provided throughout The Dabbling Mum.
In other words, you hereby acknowledge that any reliance upon any information, or use of any product and/or service, shall be done at your own risk.
Please use common sense when creating any of the projects showcased on this site. Read the manufacturer's directions, handle your tools with care, and most importantly, stay safe!
You also acknowledge and understand that The Dabbling Mum cannot guarantee the accuracy of archived content, outgoing links, or the services and/or products of third-party advertisers, affiliates, or sponsors.
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Although The Dabbling Mum does its best to uphold the integrity of the company, we are not responsible for, nor do we endorse, the advertising or individual opinions expressed within our network of sites or products.
The views and opinions expressed on within The Dabbling Mum's network of sites and products are the respective thoughts of their creators. Nothing said here, or linked to, is to be taken as an endorsement, express or implied.
The Dabbling Mum assumes no responsibility for unsolicited materials and makes no promises to review any products delivered for review.
No products delivered for review are ever returned―regardless of whether or not the product gets reviewed.
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All reviews include a "disclosure statement" at the end of the review stating whether the product we reviewed was borrowed, bought, donated, or rented.
If The Dabbling Mum forgets to include a disclosure statement on a review, please accept this as our "blanket" disclosure policy.
All reviews are unbiased.
We are not paid cash to write a review, but we have been known to receive free products in exchange for writing a review.
We do use affiliate links when recommending review products.
The Dabbling Mum accepts monetary compensation in the form of advertising dollars, affiliate links, sponsorships, paid link insertions, and/or other forms of compensation; including the sales of products and/or services.
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The Dabbling Mum does not guarantee any offers made by any of the advertisers, affiliates, sponsors, or business opportunities mentioned herein.
While every business and persons associated with said businesses are believed to be reputable, The Dabbling Mum cannot and does not accept responsibility for their actions; therefore, readers using this information do so at their own risk.
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The Dabbling Mum accepts advertisers and sponsors to help offset the costs of running the free magazine and network of blogs.
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We may request your private information when you place an order, when we track your order in regards to a customer service issue, when you sign up for a newsletter, when we request to feature you in one of our products or interviews, or when you provide feedback.
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The Dabbling Mum is run by Alyice Edrich in the state of South Dakota.
By using this website, our network of sites, our services, and/or our products, you hereby irrevocably and unconditionally submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of the State of South Dakota, in the county of Union, in regards to any litigation arising from such use.