Terms Of Use

Thank you for visiting Elaineflower.com. By accessing this website you agree to comply with and be bound by the following terms and conditions of use, which together with our privacy policy govern Elaineflower.com’s relationship with you in relation to this website. If you disagree with any part of these terms and conditions, please do not use our website.

The terms ‘Elaine Flower’, ‘blog administrator’, ‘us’, ‘we’ or ‘my’ refers to the owner of the website whose mailing address is PO Box 19057 Atlanta, GA 31126. The term ‘you’ refers to the reader, user or viewer of our website.

The term ‘Elaineflower.com’ [“website” “blog”] refers to the content, website or intellectual property of Elaine Flower. The original content contained in this website (including exclusive photographs) are protected by applicable copyright and trademark law.

The use of this website is subject to the following terms of use:


The content of the pages of this website is for your entertainment and use only. It is subject to change without notice. Any medical information published on this blog is for your general information only and is not intended as a substitute for informed medical advice. You should always consult with your personal physician or a health care provider. Elaineflower.com and its affiliates cannot be held liable for any damages incurred by following information found on this blog.

In no event shall Elaine Flower, Elaineflower.com or its affiliates be liable for any damages arising out of the use, misuse, or inability to use the materials on Elaineflower.com.


If you believe copyright infringement has taken place on Elaineflower.com, or if you have any complaints of copyright abuse on Elaineflower.com, please send an email to sandra@elaineflower.com and the infringing material will be removed from the server.


This website contains original material; content which is owned by or licensed to Elaineflower.com. This material includes, but is not limited to, exclusive photographs, the design, layout, look, appearance and graphics. Reproduction of content and exclusive photographs is prohibited other than in accordance with the copyright notice, which forms part of these terms and conditions.

Fair Use

Elaineflower.com does not claim credit for any images posted on Elaineflower.com that do not bear the Elaineflower.com watermark. Uncredited images, found in the public domain, are used in accordance with the Fair Use Doctrine, 17 USC Section 107, for purposes of criticism, commentary, news reporting or editorial use.

Neither Elaineflower.com nor any third party affiliates of Elaineflower.com claim ownership of photos found in the public domain.

  • No exclusive photographs or original content may be republished or my watermark removed or obscured in any way without the expressed written permission of Elaine Flower. Exclusive photographs are so watermarked and identified on website.
  • Your use of any information or materials on this website is entirely at your own risk, for which we shall not be liable. It shall be your own responsibility to ensure that any products, services or information available through this website meet your specific requirements.
  • All trade marks, watermarks, reproduced in this website which are not the property of, or licensed to us, are acknowledged on the website.
  • Unauthorized use of this website may give rise to a claim for damages and/or be a criminal offense.


    This website uses cookies to monitor browsing preferences. If you do allow cookies to be used, the following personal information may be stored by us for use by third parties:

    • Type of browser used by you
    • How many visitors arrive
    • How many are new versus repeat visitors
    • How often a visitor has visited



    Please click here to read our Privacy policy.

    Personal user information, such as email addresses, location, telephone numbers, employment, etc., are never shared with third parties.

    Neither we nor any third parties provide any warranty or guarantee as to the accuracy, timeliness, performance, completeness or suitability of the information and materials found or offered on this website for any particular purpose. You acknowledge that such information and materials may contain inaccuracies or errors and we expressly exclude liability for any such inaccuracies or errors to the fullest extent permitted by law.


    Elaineflower.com welcomes and appreciates comments. Respectful and civil comments related to the topic at hand are encouraged. Abusive, racist or vulgar comments are not welcomed. Comments containing profanity or vulgar language will be deleted. Please make sure your comment further enhances the conversation. Personal attacks or threatening comments will not be tolerated. Offenders may be given warnings at the discretion of the blog owner. Warnings are not guaranteed and repeat offenders will be banned without notice.

    Free promotion or Spam

    This is not a blog for free advertising or spam. If you have a book or a new blog to promote – congratulations – but, due to time constraints and contractual obligations, the blog administrator will not accept requests for free promotion in any form, including banners, posts or links in the comment field. No links or spam will be allowed in the comment field unless approved by the blog administrator. No linked signatures are allowed in the comment field. We encourage members to help us uphold these standards and report abuse or violations by emailing sandra@elaineflower.com. Ignoring the standards will result in your comment being edited or deleted.


    Elaineflower.com includes links to other blogs/websites in articles. These links are provided for your convenience to obtain further information about the post topic. They do not mean that we endorse the blog(s), website(s) that we link to. We have no responsibility for the content of the linked blog(s), website(s).

    Jurisdiction notice

    Your continued use of this website and any dispute arising out of such use of the website is subject to the laws of the state of Georgia. Any disputes arising out of, or relating to the use of this website shall be governed by the state of Georgia, and the parties shall submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of Georgia.

    If you need further information, send an email to sandra@elaineflower.com


    June 5, 2011 – Added comments policy

    June 13, 2011 – Edited comments policy

    July 13, 2011 – Edited comments policy

    September 26, 2011 – Edited Cookies policy

    December 16, 2013 – Added DMCA Designated Agent

    January 5, 2014 – Added section on Fair Use of images found in the public domain

    June 20, 2014 – Edited DMCA and Copyright policies to correct grammatical errors

    April 24, 2018 – Edited DMCA and Copyright policy to remove designated agent

    May 31, 2021 – Edited Comments policy, DMCA and Copyright policy for clarity. Updated mailing address