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Grove of Gears (“Grove of Gears”, or “We”, or “we”) is strongly committed to protecting your privacy and providing a safe online experience for all of our users and subscribers while offering the highest quality publications and services to them. This Submission Agreement discloses what information we gather, how we use it, to whom we disclose personal information and other information you have provided, and how to correct or change personal information that you have provided to us. We urge you to read the complete Privacy Policy set forth below, as well as our Terms and Conditions of Use, and contact us if you have any questions.

1. You have chosen to post, submit, or display User Content (as hereinafter defined) to a magazine published by Grove of Gears or a website owned, controlled, and/or operated by Grove of Gears. These Terms and Conditions govern the submission of User Content to Grove of Gears. “User Content” means any information, messages, suggestions, questions, comments, postings, advertisements, ratings, ideas, techniques, notes, know-how, drawings, concepts, designs, audio visual material, photographs and pictures (including pictures of the user and other representations of the user’s name and likeness), digital images, embedded images and other items or property depicted in the submitted images, or other content in any form submitted by a reader, subscriber, or consumer of a Grove of Gears publication or website.

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