Terms of Service Agreement

The Kinship Project

 Dear Kin Member,

Participation in the Kinship Project is by personal invitation. This web site may include pictures, quotes, poetry, documentaries, interviews, music, and videos for educational use only. See “Fair Use Notice” below. Only members are intended to view what other members have posted.  All postings unless otherwise expressed are considered personal, confidential and for the exclusive private use of our members. Premium Membership entitles you to access all of our topics. Access to non-premium members is limited. 

 We look forward to your participation. Please use your full name when registering.  Please upload a picture for your profile.

 Rules for Participating on this Web Site

1. Inherent in our membership and your participation on all forums within the Kinship Project is the implicit and explicit acknowledgment that everyone's posts will be treated confidentially. Our forums and the "personal" content posted therein are for the "private" viewing of our members.


By accessing The Kinship Project forum/web site, you agree to be bound by these Terms and Conditions of Use. The Kinship Project is hosted by Hoop.la, an online community service (the "service") provided by Social Strata, Inc. ("Social Strata"). All content herein created on The Kinship Project site is owned by and controlled by the site owner (The Kinship Project “TKP”).

Members agree not to post any material that may violate any laws of your country or the country where “TKP” is hosted or International Law. You agree that “TKP” has the right to remove, edit, move or close any topic at any time should we see fit.  As a user you agree to any information you have entered to being stored in a database. While this information will not be disclosed to any third party without your consent, neither “TKP” nor “Hoop la” shall be held responsible for any hacking attempt that may lead to the data being compromised.

 When sharing excerpted material from workshops or conferences make sure that it does not violate the personal confidentiality of any individual participant.  Also when possible credit the “Source” whether the quotes are short “gems” or longer pieces. Member postings of pictures from workshops or conferences or private gatherings are assumed to be privileged and [TKP] assumes no responsibility for approvals from second or third parties.

The Kinship Project web site seeks to maintain the confidentiality of our members.  The mutual agreement between members honors a policy that prohibits the unauthorized use of any personal material posted by our members. This policy extends to member personal email address, we will never disclose or sell to any third party. 

Our community is by invitation only, all members may recommend & invite new members. New members are approved by the site Administrator prior to registration being completed. Please respect the confidentiality of our kin membership.

 “TKP” Owner, Michael Goodman/Administrator reserves the right to make modifications and additions in the future to the Terms of Service agreement (TOS)

"TKP" Owner, Michael Goodman/Administrator reserves the right, in his sole discretion to remove any member from the web site who is in violation of our rules and whose actions are not aligned with the spirit of our community


Permission is granted to use the “TKP” forum/web site for personal, educational and non-commercial viewing only. This is the grant of a license, not a transfer of title, and under this license you may not: modify or copy the materials, use the materials for any commercial purpose.


The Kinship Project does not warrant or make any representations concerning the accuracy, or reliability of the use of the materials or information on its web site or otherwise relating to such materials or information on any sites linked to this web site. The materials provided by members of The Kinship Project's web site/forum are provided "as is" and The Kinship Project makes no warranties or representations as to their accuracy. The materials or information appearing on The Kinship Project's web site could include technical, typographical, or photographic errors. The Kinship Project does not warrant that any of the materials on its web site are accurate, complete, or current. The Kinship Project may make changes, without obligation to do so, to the materials contained on its web site at any time without notice. 


This Site May Contain Copyrighted Material. Such Material Is Made Available For Educational Purposes Only. This Constitutes A ‘Fair Use’ Of Any Such Copyrighted Material As Provided For In Title 17 U.S.C. Section 106A-117 Of The US Copyright Law.


The Kinship Project may not review the sites linked to its Internet web site and is not responsible for the contents of any such linked site. The inclusion of any link within any members post does not imply an endorsement by The Kinship Project of any individual, any web site, blog, newsletter or organization.  


The Kinship Project may revise the “TOS” and the terms of use for its web site at any time without notice. By using this web site you are agreeing to be bound by the then current version of the Terms of Service and Use.


Any claim relating to The Kinship Project's web site shall be governed by the laws of the State of California. 


This Site May Contain Copyrighted Material. Such Material Is Made Available For Educational Purposes Only. This Constitutes A ‘Fair Use’ Of Any Such Copyrighted Material As Provided For In Title 17 U.S.C. Section 106A-117 Of The US Copyright Law.