Terms of Use

By using www.heathermattoon.com, you agree to the following Terms of Use. By using the site, you explicitly agree to abide by these Terms, which we may change from time to time as necessary. If we change these Terms, you will be notified of the change when you next login and asked to accept the new Terms

Content Ownership

Other than where explicitly stated, Heather Mattoon owns all the text, images, marks, logos and other content contained in the site (including all designs, text, graphics, pictures, information, data, content and the layout, style and arrangement thereof — collectively, the “Site Content”).

If you submit a comment or any other content to Heather Mattoon’s database, we consider it to become part of Heather Mattoon’s Content. By submitting content under these Terms you are agreeing that it becomes Heather Mattoon’s property, and we can use it as we see fit.


The Heather Mattoon logo and name is ours. Please don’t use it without asking us first.

Licenses and Hyperlinks

Feel free to link to Heather Mattoon. Of course, we are happy for you to use snippets of Heather Mattoon content on your own website, but you need to ask for our permission first. Send us an email through our Contact us page, with your url and the Heather Mattoon text you would like to use and, more than likely, we will be pleased to give you permission to use it. We will ask that you credit us for the content you use and include our logo on any page where it appears. We will also insist that you don’t associate our content with any illegal or objectionable material. Thanks.

Inappropriate Content

We do not moderate content before it is published. We ask you to ensure that the content you submit is accurate, clean, and useful to the community. We reserve the right to remove or amend, at our discretion, content that we deem to be inappropriate. For the purposes of this policy, inappropriate content includes, but is not limited to, material that could reasonably be considered to be: abusive, threatening, pornographic, racially prejudiced, containing objectionable language, infringing upon copyright, infringing on trademark, unauthorized sponsorship, unauthorized advertising or intended for unauthorized commercial gain.

Copyright Complaints

If you really believe that someone else plagiarized you or posted content on www.heathermattoon.com that infringes upon your copyright let us know through our Contact page, including the following information:

  • Your name and mailing address
  • Your email address and phone number so we can contact you (state preferred method; we prefer email)
  • The URL of the content that you are complaining about
  • A description of what’s wrong with it
  • A statement under penalty of perjury that you claim copyright in the content in question

We’ll investigate, and if necessary, delete the content and, if the submitting member is a repeat offender, and doesn’t respond to rational words of warning, we’ll close his or her account.

Questions and Comments

If you have any questions or comments about our Terms of Use, please go to our Contact us page.