Valid as of 7-5-2023.
If you are under the age of 18, you may use the Story Cove website with authorization and/or supervision of a parent or legal guardian. If you are an educator, and you are using the Story Cove website on behalf of minors, you may need to obtain the authorization of their parents or legal guardian.
Story Cove reserves the right to suspend, discontinue, delete, modify, or remove any content or functionality offered in our Story Cove website from time to time, without prior notice, without reason or liability, and/or to offer certain content or functionality only in various versions or in selected times, based on Story Cove ’s sole discretion. In addition, Story Cove may also begin charging a fee to users of certain content or functionality that is currently available for free.
We support the goals and guidelines set forth by oversight laws and bodies such as the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act of 1998 (COPPA), the Center for Media Education (CME), the Children's Advertising Review Unit (CARU) of the Council of Better Business Bureaus and other organizations devoted to providing online safety and privacy for children, households, parents and schools. We design and operate the Story Cove Website with our Users’ protection and privacy in mind.
We use the personal information you submit to Story Cove to operate, maintain, and provide you the features and functionality of the Story Cove website. Story Cove may use the metadata, including, but not limited to, tags, search history, links, comments, and posts that is created in the process of using our services to enrich User's experiences and provide Users with useful information, in accordance with this Policy.
License and Story Cove Website Access
Story Cove grants you a limited, with a non-exclusive, non-sublicense, that is a non-transferable, non-assignable revocable license to access and make personal use of the Story Cove Website. This license also does not allow you as a user to download (other than as necessary for page viewing or downloading specific lesson plans) or modify the Story Cove website, or any portion of the Story Cove website, except with our express written consent.
This license does not include any resale or commercial use of the Story Cove website or the Story Cove content; any collection and use of any product listings, descriptions, or prices; any derivative use of the Story Cove website and the Story Cove Content; any downloading or copying of account information for the benefit of another; or any use of data mining, spiders, robots, or similar data gathering and extraction tools. The Story Cove website or any portion of the Story Cove website may not be reproduced, distributed, duplicated, republished, copied, sold, resold or otherwise exploited without our express written consent.
Notwithstanding the above, if a print key is indicated on a specific webpage on Story Cove website, such as Lesson Plans, Activities, Printed Quizzes and FYI pages, you may print the page for your personal use and for educational purposes only. You may not frame or utilize framing techniques or caches to enclose any trademark, logo, or other proprietary information (including images, text, page layout, or form) of Story Cove without our express written consent. Any unauthorized use of the Story Cove Website automatically terminates your permission or license to use our Story Cove Website.
You agree that you will not send us any material that is illegal, obscene, threatening, defamatory, invasive of privacy, infringing of intellectual property rights, or otherwise objectionable. You must not send to us any malicious software (such as viruses, Trojan horses and the like) or other rogue programming, political messages, solicitations, mass mailings, or any form of "spam." You agree not to attempt illegal or unauthorized entry into our computer system, to attempt to access sensitive system information, to access or track the information of other users, or to use the Story Cove website for any other illegal or unauthorized activity. You may not use a false e-mail address, impersonate any person or entity, or otherwise mislead as to your identity or intentions in using the Story Cove website or content.
We attempt to provide accurate descriptions of our content. However, we do not warrant that product descriptions or other parts of the content are accurate, complete, reliable, current, or error-free. If content is materially misrepresented, your sole remedy is to cease use of that content and to notify us of the purported error.
The Story Cove website may include links to another third party educational websites or portions thereof as a convenience to you. Those sites may collect data or solicit personal information from you. We do not monitor or endorse any website or the information, products or services contained on or accessible through such website. These websites are not under our control and we are not liable for the content or accuracy of those website or the products or services offered on or through those websites. If you choose to access such websites, you do so at your own risk.
Submission of User Content
The Story Cove website may allow you to submit, upload, post, or create (collectively “submit”) certain types of content or User Content. You acknowledge and agree that Story Cove does not guarantee any confidentiality with respect to any User Content you submit. You shall retain all ownership rights to and shall be solely responsible for your own User Content and the consequences of submitting and publishing such User Content. You affirm, represent, and warrant that you own or have the necessary licenses, rights, consents, and permissions to create and publish any User Content you submit. You may not upload or post any User Content on the Story Cove website that infringes the copyright, trademark or other intellectual property rights of a third party nor may you upload User Content that violates any third party's right of privacy or right of publicity. You may upload only User Content that you are permitted to upload by the owner or by law.
Story Cove strictly prohibits the use of the Story Cove website or any of its functionalities for offensive, illegal or harming purposes. You agree not to use Story Cove Website to create, edit, post or share any content that is harmful, unlawful, obscene, libelous, racist, hateful, or criminal or that violates the privacy of others or any other illegal, offensive or inappropriate content. Story Cove reserves the right to remove any content which deems to be illegal, offensive or inappropriate, in Story Cove ’s sole discretion, and may take legal action against the user, including, but not limited to, suspending any or all use of Story Cove Website, in any way or manner, or terminating the user's account.
You may not upload for purposes of advertising or solicitation to buy or sell any products or services through the Story Cove Website or for creating, sharing and sending unsolicited commercial messages. You agree not to transmit, post or otherwise make available on the Story Cove website, or any third party links, by embedded code or emails sent from Story Cove website, any unsolicited or unauthorized advertising, promotional materials, spam, junk mail, chain letters, pyramid schemes or any other solicitation material.
Story Cove reserves the right to potentially take legal action against any users who abuse the Story Cove Website for transmitting, posting or sending unsolicited commercial messages, including, but not limited to, removing or modifying any postings, unauthorized commercial advertisements, affiliate links, and other forms of solicitation, in its discretion without notice, suspending any or all use of the Story Cove Website or terminating the user's account.
By submitting any User Content, you grant Story Cove a worldwide, non-exclusive, royalty-free, sub-licensable and freely transferable license to use, publish, reproduce, distribute, disseminate, copy, prepare derivative works of, and display, in whole or in part, such User Content, without additional approval or consideration, in any form, media, or technology now known or later developed for the full term of any rights that may exist in such User Content, and you hereby waives any claim to the contrary. You acknowledge and agree that any User Content submitted may be utilized by Story Cove ’s users in various ways over which, we do not have any control and you expressly release us from any claims with respect to any use of User Content by any third parties.
Story Cove does not endorse any User Content submitted to the Story Cove Website and expressly disclaims any and all liability in connection such User Content. Story Cove explicitly reserves the right to remove or modify any User Content submitted to us in any manner at any time without prior notice.
If you find any inappropriate content on the Story Cove website or during your use of the Content, Story Cove encourages you to report such inappropriate content to:
At some point in the future, the Story Cove website may entitle you to upload a profile picture to your account. Any profile you upload may not contain nudity, obscenity, any sexually explicit material, or contain images of people who have not given explicit permission to be publicly viewed. In addition, an attempt to impersonate other person/s is strictly prohibited and may lead to legal action.
All product, brand and company names and logos used on our Story Cove website are the trademarks or registered trademarks (including, but not limited to a registered trademark “Story Cove ” or "August House" of the publisher. Any use of any of the marks appearing on the Story Cove website, whether or not owned and/or operated by Story Cove (unless you first receive our express written consent or the consent of the owner of the mark, as appropriate), is strictly prohibited. You may not use metadata tags or any other "hidden text" utilizing "Story Cove " or any other name, trademark, service mark or product or service name of Story Cove without our prior written permission. In addition, the look and feel of the Story Cove website, including all page headers, custom graphic images, icon buttons, media, lesson plans and scripts, is the service mark, trademark and/or trade dress of Story Cove and may not be copied, imitated or used, in whole or in part, without our prior written permission. Reference to any products, services, processes or other information, by trade name, trademark, manufacturer, and supplier or otherwise does not constitute or imply endorsement, sponsorship or recommendation thereof by Story Cove or the management team.
Copyright Policy and Complaints
Story Cove respects the intellectual property of others. If you believe that any material on the Story Cove Website or any use of the Story Cove Website infringes upon any copyright that you own or control, please send us a notification of such infringement containing the following information:
- A digital or physical signature of the person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of the copyright or other intellectual property interest.
- A description of the copyrighted work or other intellectual property that you claim has been infringed.
- A specific description of where the material that you claim is infringing can be found on the Story Cove Website.
- Your contact information including: address, telephone number, and email address.
- A statement that you believe that the disputed use is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law.
- A statement at the bottom of your notification that reads exactly as follows: “I hereby declare, under penalty of perjury, that the above information is accurate and that I claim to be the copyright or intellectual property owner or I am authorized to act on behalf of the copyright or intellectual property owner.”
Send the notification to us as follows: Story Cove LLC, 3904 North Druid Hills Road, #360 Atlanta, Georgia 30033. In accordance with the Digital Millennium Copyright Act and other applicable laws, we have adopted a policy of terminating accounts and/or pursuing other remedies, at our sole discretion, if we suspect that the account holder has infringed the intellectual property rights of Story Cove or any third party.
Disclaimer of Warranties and Limitation of Liability
STORY COVE WEBSITE INCLUDING THE CONTENT AND ALL INFORMATION, MATERIALS, PRODUCTS AND SERVICES INCLUDED ON OR OTHERWISE MADE AVAILABLE TO YOU THROUGH STORY COVE ’S WEBSITE ARE PROVIDED BY STORY COVE ON AN "AS IS" AND "AS AVAILABLE" BASIS, UNLESS OTHERWISE SPECIFIED IN WRITING. STORY COVE MAKES NO REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, AS TO THE OPERATION OF THE STORY COVE WEBSITE OR THE STORY COVE CONTENT, INFORMATION, MATERIALS, PRODUCTS OR SERVICES INCLUDED ON OR OTHERWISE MADE AVAILABLE THROUGH ITS STORY COVE WEBSITE, UNLESS OTHERWISE SPECIFIED IN WRITING. YOU EXPRESSLY AGREE THAT YOUR USE OF THE STORY COVE WEBSITE IS AT YOUR SOLE RISK.
TO THE FULL EXTENT PERMISSIBLE BY APPLICABLE LAW, STORY COVE DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. STORY COVE DOES NOT WARRANT THAT THE STORY COVE WEBSITE, THE CONTENT, INFORMATION, MATERIALS, PRODUCTS OR SERVICES INCLUDED ON OR OTHERWISE MADE AVAILABLE THROUGH THE STORY COVE WEBSITE, THEIR SERVERS, OR E-MAIL SENT FROM STORY COVE ARE FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS. IN NO EVENT SHALL STORY COVE OR ANY OF ITS AFFILIATES OR CUSTOMERS, SUPPLIERS OR THEIR RESPECTIVE MEMBERS, DIRECTORS, OFFICERS, EMPLOYEES, SHAREHOLDERS, PARTNERS OR AGENTS BE LIABLE FOR ANY INCIDENTAL, INDIRECT, PUNITIVE, EXEMPLARY, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES WHATSOEVER (INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, DAMAGES FOR LOSS OF PROFITS, BUSINESS INTERRUPTION, LOSS OF BUSINESS INFORMATION, OR ANY OTHER PECUNIARY LOSS) ARISING FROM THE USE OF THE STORY COVE WEBSITE OR FROM THE STORY COVE CONTENT, INFORMATION, MATERIALS, PRODUCTS OR SERVICES INCLUDED ON OR OTHERWISE MADE AVAILABLE THROUGH THE STORY COVE WEBSITE, WHETHER THE DAMAGES ARISE FROM USE OR MISUSE OR RELIANCE OR, INABILITY TO USE THE STORY COVE WEBSITE OR ANY OF THE CONTENT, INFORMATION, MATERIALS, PRODUCTS OR SERVICES INCLUDED ON OR OTHERWISE MADE AVAILABLE THROUGH THE STORY COVE WEBSITE, OR WHETHER THEY ARISE FROM THE INTERRUPTION, SUSPENSION, MODIFICATION, ALTERATION, OR TERMINATION OF ANY OF STORY COVE WEBSITE OR ANY CONTENT, INFORMATION, MATERIALS, PRODUCTS OR SERVICES INCLUDED ON OR OTHERWISE MADE AVAILABLE THROUGH THE STORY COVE WEBSITE.
IN NO EVENT, SHALL STORY COVE ’S TOTAL MAXIMUM AGGREGATE LIABILITY UNDER THESE TERMS, THE LICENSE PROVIDED HEREUNDER, OR THE USE OR EXPLOITATION OF THE STORY COVE WEBSITE IN ANY MANNER WHATSOEVER EXCEED THE AMOUNT ACTUALLY PAID, IF ANY, TO STORY COVE BY THE INJURED PARTY.
IN ANY JURISDICTION THAT DOES NOT ALLOW FOR THE LIMITATION OR EXCLUSION OF LIABILITY FOR INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, THE LIABILITY OF STORY COVE OR ANY OF ITS MEMBERS, DIRECTORS, OFFICERS, EMPLOYEES, SHAREHOLDERS, PARTNERS, AFFILIATES, AGENTS, SUPPLIERS, CUSTOMERS OR LICENSEES SHALL BE LIMITED TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.
In addition, Story Cove will not be held liable for any delay or failure in performance resulting directly or indirectly from acts of nature, forces, or causes beyond its reasonable control, including, but not limited to, internet failure, computer equipment failures, telecommunication equipment failure, other equipment failure, electrical power failures, strikes, labor disputes, riots, insurrections, civil disturbances, shortages of labor or materials, fires, floods, storms, explosions, acts of God, war, governmental actions, orders of domestic or foreign courts or tribunals, non-performance of third parties, or loss of or fluctuations in heat, light or air conditioning.
The Story Cove website may also serve as a repository of information, and as such, user-posted or user generated content does not represent the advice, views, opinions or beliefs of Story Cove and Story Cove makes no claim of accuracy of any user-posted material. The inclusion of user-posted content on the Story Cove website does not imply any approval or endorsement by or any affiliation with Story Cove. Please note that Story Cove is not responsible for the content, accuracy or opinions expressed in such User Content, and such content is not investigated, monitored or checked for accuracy or completeness by Story Cove.
Story Cove reserves the right, at your expense, to assume the exclusive defense and control of any matter otherwise subject to indemnification by you, and in such case, you agree to cooperate with Story Cove 's defense of such claim. Story Cove may deduct its costs of obtaining any recovery from the amount of the recovery (including reasonable attorneys’ fees and other costs).
You may stop using the Story Cove website and Content at any time by your sole discretion, with no need for justification and with no charge, contact Story Cove and request to delete your account and/or disable your subscription. Note that the termination of an account or a subscription does not delete the information posted by you and you may need to contact Story Cove directly to request editing, deletion or removal of such information.
Disputes and Applicable Law
Changes and Severability
Communication with Story Cove
We operate through various affiliates, which include Story Cove LLC and August House Inc. You may contact us at: 3904 North Druid Hills Road, #360 Atlanta, Georgia 30033 or by email
Please contact us with any questions regarding this Agreement at: