Terms of Use

Welcome to our website.

If you continue to browse and use The Paranormal Scholar™ website, you are agreeing to comply with and be bound by the following terms and conditions of use, which together with our privacy policy govern Ethereal Productions Limited’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 term “Ethereal Productions Limited” or “us” or “we” refers to the owner of the website ParanormalScholar.com. Our company is registered in the UK and has the registration number 11043438. The term “you” refers to the user or viewer of our website.

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

  • All content on ParanormalScholar.com, excepting where otherwise stated, is the intellectual property of Ethereal Productions Limited and may not be reproduced without permission.
  • The content of the pages of this website is for your general information and use only. It is subject to change without notice.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • This website contains material which is owned by or licensed to us. Reproduction is prohibited other than in accordance with the copyright notice, which forms part of these terms and conditions.
  • All trade marks reproduced in this website which are not the property of, or licensed to, the operator are acknowledged on the website.
  • Unauthorised use of this website may give rise to a claim for damages and/or be a criminal offence.
  • This website includes links to other websites. These links are provided for your convenience to provide further information. They do not signify that we endorse the website(s). We have no responsibility for the content of the linked website(s). We encourage our users to be aware when they leave our site and to read the terms of use and privacy statements of the linked website.
  • If you participate in this website’s forum, you are agreeing to treat other users with respect and courtesy. Behaviour which we deem to be inappropriate may result in termination of your account. Inappropriate behaviour includes, but is not limited to, use of language which is violent or threatening in nature; remarks which are defamatory; use of language which seeks to inspire racial hatred; and, repeated spamming of the forum.

Privacy Policy

If you subscribe to our newsletter, you must accept the privacy practises of Ethereal Productions Limited and ParanormalScholar.com. Equally, if you supply us with personal information, such as an email address, via a contact form or registration to this website’s forum, you are also agreeing to accept our privacy policy.

This privacy notice applies solely to information collected by this website, except where stated otherwise.

  • Ethereal Productions Limited is the sole owners of the information collected on this site. We only have access to/ the right to collect information that you voluntarily give us. This may be collected via email, via contact form, via subscription to our newsletter, or via any other direct contact from you. We will not sell or rent this information to anyone.
  • We will use your information to respond to you, regarding the reason you contacted us. We will not share your information with any third party outside of our organisation, other than may be necessary to fulfill your request.
  • Unless you ask us not to, we may contact you via email in the future to inform you about new articles, new products or services, or changes to this privacy policy.
  • You may opt out of any future contacts from us at any time. You can do this at any time by contacting us via the contact form provided on our website, or by emailing contact@paranormalscholar.com.

Cookie Policy

In order to improve your experience, ParanormalScholar.com uses cookies. Almost all websites use cookies – small data files – to store information in peoples’ web browsers. When you browse ParanormalScholar.com, the website’s WordPress software will create a number of cookies which are downloaded on to your computer’s web browser as temporary files. In accordance with the European Union’s Cookie Law, you will have been notified of cookie usage upon first entering the website. All websites owned in the EU or targeted towards EU citizens, are expected to comply with this law and notify their users.

ParanormalScholar.com uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google. Google Analytics uses cookies. These text files, generated in the same manner as stated above, help the website analyse how users use the site. This includes the compiling of reports on website activity, for use by us, the website’s owner and operator, Ethereal Productions Limited. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States.

By using this website, you consent to the processing of data about you in the manner and for the purposes set out above in the Privacy Policy.

Fair Use Notice

When selecting images to use in articles, an exhaustive effort to either avoid copyrighted content outright or credit the original copyright owners is always made. That being said, ParanormalScholar.com may contain copyrighted material which may not have been specifically authorised for use by the original owner. In all cases, such material will have been used as part of original reportage, commentary and critique for the purpose of research and education. As such, this constitutes a “fair use” of any such copyrighted material, as provided for in Section 107 of U.S. Copyright Law.

…the fair use of a copyrighted work […] for purposes such as criticism, comment, news reporting, teaching (including multiple copies for classroom use), scholarship, or research, is not an infringement of copyright.

If the origin of an image is not stated, then it is either the property of Ethereal Productions Limited, or used according to a license which does not require attribution (such as CC0 Public Domain). Most of the Public Domain images we use are sourced using Pixabay and the Wikimedia Commons.

Use of Affiliate Links

ParanormalScholar.com uses Amazon affiliate links in its recommendations for further reading.

Terms and Conditions of The Paranormal Scholar Fan Art Program

In submitting artwork to The Paranormal Scholar™ fan art submissions page, artists must agree to the Terms and Conditions of our Fan Art Program. These Terms and Conditions can be read in full here.