Terms of Service
Simplified Terms (Unofficial)
By using this website, you agree to everything on this page. We do this to protect you, this website, its content creators, and its owner. If you break these terms, you're not allowed to use the website.
- If you're a minor (Under Age 18): You should be 13 or over to use this website. We rely on parents to monitor their children on this website. Although we try to be kid-friendly, we cannot guarantee all posts by content members of the community submit will be age appropriate. You're not supposed to register an account if you're under 18. For your safety, minors should not communicate with anyone though this website. You may contact me (Kevin) with questions or comments after you have asked your parents for permission first.
- Your account is your own responsibility. If something goes wrong, support will try to reach a resolution, but a fix cannot be guaranteed. Anything you post on this website is subject to deletion or modification at our discretion. Please do not submit any illegal, copyrighted, profane, or strongly political content.
- Don't be mean. Don't use this website or its services to do things you know you shouldn't be.
- Do not copy the website itself. You may redistribute and remix this site's content with attribution according to the CC-BY-Non Commercial license for educational or personal purposes only. In some cases, images are licensed by other companies. If this is the case, such as with some images from Shutterstock, you may not copy them. When in doubt, just contact Kevin and ask, or check the credits sections.
- Follow all local laws regarding internet use within the area you are located.
- Content users post is usually published immediately, without direct moderation. If you see something inappropriate, feel free to reach out. We will try to remove it as soon as possible, at our discretion.
If you wish to remove your account, you may do so by logging in and submitting a removal request through the Privacy Requests page.
Full Terms (Official)
THESE TERMS MAY BE UPDATED AT ANY TIME FOR ANY REASON WITHOUT NOTICE.
These Terms of Service (the “Terms of Service”) are a contract between you, the user or legal entity (the "user"), and Kevin Olson (the "Owner"), who operates this website (the "Website") under the name Kevin's Guides. Any agreements made between the you and the Owner extend to the Owner's employees, authorized representatives, and any other legal entities owned by the Owner. By using the Website and any services or products accessible from the Website, you are agreeing to be bound by these Terms of Service. If you do not agree to these Terms of Service or any part of it, your only remedy is to not use this website or any services or products offered on the Website or on any other platform, including mobile applications, offered by Kevin's Guides. Violation of any of these terms of service will result in termination of services, and a deletion of any account related to these services. The Owner reserves the right to refuse service to anyone for any reason at any time. YOU AGREE TO USE THE SERVICE AT YOUR OWN RISK. THIS WEBSITE, ITS PRODUCTS AND SERVICES, ARE PROVIDED AS IS WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY OR GUARANTEE.
Website Use and Content License
The Owner hereby grants you a non-exclusive, non-transferable, worldwide right to access and use the Website, solely with supported browsers through the Internet for your own personal purposes, subject to these Terms of Service. You may not permit the Website to be used by or for the benefit of any unauthorized third parties. Nothing in the Terms of Service shall be construed to grant you any right to transfer or assign rights to access or use the Website. All rights not expressly granted to you are reserved by the Owner and its authorized affiliates. You shall not (i) modify or make derivative works based upon the Website, its products, or its services; (ii) reverse engineer or access the Website in order to (a) build a competing product or service, (b) build a product with similar features or content of the Website, or (c) copy any features, functions or graphics of the Website, unless explicitly specified otherwise. Some of the content on this website is licensed under the Creative Commons 3 Attribution Agreement. It is your responsibility to verify that you are allowed to copy, edit, modify, or redistribute the content before using it in accordance with the Website's content use policy (the "Content Policy"). The content use policy can be found at http://kevinsguides.com/credits. Specifically, all the content on this website may be used under the Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International (CC BY-NC 4.0) license, unless otherwise specified. You further acknowledge and agree that, as between the parties, Kevin Olson owns all rights and interests in and to the Website, including all intellectual property rights therein, unless otherwise specified.
User Posts and Engagement
By posting, uploading, submitting, or displaying Content on the Website, you grant the Owner a worldwide, non-exclusive, royalty-free license to use, possess, maintain, copy, replicate, process, modify, publish, redistribute, print, transmit, distribute, and display such Content in any and all media or distribution methods present and future. Specifically, the MIT license. The only content this license does not apply to is personal information, or privately saved user notes and communications stored on this website. By submitting any content to this website you agree that you have exclusive rights to use the content you are submitting. You agree that you will not submit any content that infringes on the copyright, trademarks, licenses, or other rights of any other parties. You will not submit any content that violates the rights of others, that you know is illegal, or that is deemed offensive, racist, defamatory, violent, profane, or sexually explicit by the Owner or their representatives. The Owner and their representatives may modify or delete any of the content at their discretion without warning or notice. You are fully responsible for your use of the Website and any content you submit. If you submit content that you do not have the rights to it may subject you to liability. All content is solely the responsibility of the person who submitted it. We may not monitor or control this content. We cannot guarantee the truthfulness or accuracy of any information shared on the Website or in its services and products.
Age Restrictions, Legal Requirements, Guardian Responsibility
You must be 18 years of age or older to use these services and register accounts. These Terms of Service apply to anyone capable of making legally bonding agreements. If you do not qualify, you are not permitted to use these services. The Owner and its representatives rely on the parents or guardians of individuals under the age of 18 to monitor their use of the Website and its products or services.
You are solely responsible for complying with any local, national, and foreign laws applicable to you. You are responsible for operating, owning, and maintaining any equipment necessary to access the Website or its services and products. You are responsible for ensuring your equipment is compatible with the Website. The Owner and their affiliates cannot be held responsible for any damages the Website or its services cause to your equipment.
You may not upload any content or files that contain viruses, trojans, malware, or other malicious software. You may not use the Website or its services to transmit, post, or share spam. You may not attempt to do anything to intentionally disrupt the Website, its network, servers, and services, including but not limited to hacking the servers, files, and databases. You may not use the Website or its services to attempt to phish or steal sensitive user information, or otherwise intentionally mislead or manipulate the Website, its Owner, affiliates, representatives, and users into disclosing sensitive information. You may not attempt to collect, store, or redistribute the personal information of other users. You may not use the Website for any unauthorized purposes. You may not attempt to defraud other users or the Website or any person(s) affiliated with it. It is your responsibility to IMMEDIATELY inform the Owner through the contact form if your account has been compromised, hacked, or if you notice any other user engaging in the above prohibited actions.
The Owner and their representatives reserve the right to reclaim accounts, delete accounts, remove data, modify data, and terminate services at any time with any user for any reason.
You may submit issues and requests to the Website support team by using the contact form or emailing
Any payments, donations, tips, or transactions made on, to, or through the Website and its Owner are facilitated by third party entities such as PayPal, Venmo, Google, Apple, and Amazon. The Website, its Owner, and its representatives do not directly facilitate any of these transactions. By submitting a payment of any type you agree to the terms of service of the respective third party facilitating the transfer. The Website and its Owner cannot be held responsible for any issues resulting during or after these transactions take place. Any payment made to the Website or its Owner is considered absolutely non refundable. Special exceptions may be made on a case-by-case basis at the sole discretion of the Owner.