Terms of Service

The Terms are an agreement between you and Mark Evitt, the Manly Housekeeper.  The Manly Housekeeper (sometimes referred to herein as “we” or “us” or “our”), provides the Website to you subject to the following Terms, which you acknowledge, agree to and consent to by using the Website.  These Terms include the Website Privacy Policy, which is hereby incorporated by reference.

We may amend these Terms from time to time at our sole discretion.  Upon amendment, we will Post a notice on our homepage.  Please periodically review the controlling version of these Terms.  By continuing to use the Website subsequent to us making available an amended version of these Terms, you thereby acknowledge, agree and consent to such amendment.

You consent to entering these terms electronically, and to storage of records related to these terms in electronic form.

When using the Website, you shall be subject to any Posted rules, community guidelines, or policies.  Such rules, guidelines, and policies are hereby incorporated by reference into these Terms.  We may also offer other Websites that are governed by different terms.

You represent that you are not a person barred from receiving services under the laws of the United States or other applicable jurisdictions.  You also represent that you are 18 years of age or older.  If you are under 18, please do not submit personal information to us or use the Website.


Some terms used herein are defined in the last paragraph of the Terms.  Please refer below for definitions.

About the Manly Housekeeper Website

We provide you with access to interactive entertainment products and explain our views on how to be a guy, take care of the household chores, and not be emasculated by it all.

Accessing the Website

You may browse the Website without registering.  However, in order to purchase products or access some of our content, you will be required to register with and/or sign into third party websites.  If you do so, you are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of the password and username, and are fully responsible for all activities that occur under your password or username.  If you interact with third-party service providers, and you provide them information, including account or credit card or other payment information, you agree that all information that you provide will be accurate, complete, and current.  You will review all policies and agreements applicable to use of third party services.  You should stay aware of when you enter and leave the Website.


In some cases, but not in all cases, we will be given free products or services or payments related to certain Content Posted on the Website.  For example, we may be given a set of pots and pans and be asked to review it.  When we have received such free products or services or payments we will disclose that fact to you.

Our Intellectual Property

The Manly Housekeeper and his associated logos and names are our trademarks and/or service marks.  Other trademarks, service marks, and logos used on or through the Website, such as trademarks, service marks or logos associated with the third party service providers, are the trademarks, service marks or logos of their respective owners.  You are granted no right or license with respect to any of the aforesaid trademarks, service marks or logos.

The inclusion of images or text containing the name or likeness of any person, including any celebrity, does not constitute an endorsement, express or implied, by any such person, of this Website or any of the Content we provide.

Certain materials available on or through the Website are our Works.  Our Works may be protected by copyright, rights of publicity and privacy and other laws, and we reserve and retain all rights in our Works and the Website.  We hereby grant you a royalty-free, limited, revocable, non-sublicensable, and non-exclusive license to reproduce our freely available Works solely for your personal use in connection with browsing the Website or playing a game.  You may not otherwise reproduce, distribute, communicate to the public, make available, adapt, publicly perform, or publicly display the freely available Works or any adaptations thereof unless expressly set forth herein.  Such conduct would exceed the scope of your license and constitute copyright infringement.

The above described license is conditioned on your compliance with these Terms, and shall terminate upon termination of these Terms.  If you breach any provision of these Terms, any license you have obtained will be automatically rescinded and terminated.

Procedure for Making Claims of Copyright Infringement

We have adopted the following policy, in compliance with the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (“DMCA”), to enable, at our sole discretion, the expeditious removal of infringing material and the termination of repeat infringers’ access to portions of the Website.

If you have a good faith belief that your copyright is being infringed by any material on the website, please send a notice of claimed infringement, including the information listed below, to our Designated Copyright Agent at:

Copyright Agent

3417 Helms Ave, Apt. 3, Culver City, CA 90232


To be effective, the notice of claimed infringement must include the following required contents:

  • a physical or electronic signature of a person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed;
  • identification of the copyrighted work claimed to have been infringed, or if multiple copyrighted works are covered by a single notification, a representative list of such works;
  • identification of the material that is claimed to be infringing or to be the subject of infringing activity that is to be removed, or access to which is to be disabled, and information reasonably sufficient to permit us to locate the material (providing URLs in the body of an email is the best way to help us locate the content quickly);
  • information reasonably sufficient to permit us to contact the complaining party, such as the address, telephone, fax, and/or an email address at which the complaining party may be contacted;
  • a statement that the complaining party has a good faith belief that the use of the material in the manner complained of is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law; and
  • a statement that the information in the notification is accurate, and under penalty of perjury, that the complaining party is authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed.

Please note that information provided in this legal notice may be forwarded to the person who provided the allegedly infringing Content.

If you believe we have wrongly removed any Content you Posted due to the receipt of a copyright complaint, you may contact our Designated Copyright Agent.  We may decide to replace the Content, at our sole discretion.  However, please make sure to provide our Designated Copyright Agent with all of the following information:

  • A physical or electronic signature of the account holder;
  • An identification of the material that has been removed or to which access has been disabled and the location at which the material appeared before it was removed or access to it was disabled (providing URLs in the body of an email is the best way to help us locate content quickly);
  • The statement, “I swear, under penalty of perjury, that I have a good faith belief that the material was removed or disabled as a result of a mistake or misidentification of the material to be removed or disabled”;
  •  The statement, “I consent to the jurisdiction of the Federal District Court for the district in which my address is located, or if my address is outside the United States, the judicial district in which the Manly Housekeeper is located, and I will accept service of process from the claimant”; and
  •  The name, address, telephone number, and verified email address of the account holder.

After we receives the above information, we may, at our sole discretion, forward it to the party who submitted the original copyright complaint.  By submitting the information, you consent to having your information revealed in this way.

Procedure for Making Other Complaints

If you believe that your rights, or the rights of a third party, are being violated in any way by any material on the Website, please contact us at: manlyhousekeeper@gmail.com.

We will work to prevent unlawful activity from taking place on or through the Website.

Under California Civil Code Section 1789.3, users of the Website from California are entitled to the following specific consumer rights notice: The Complaint Assistance Unit of the Division of Consumer Services of the California Department of Consumer Affairs may be contacted in writing at 400 R Street, Suite 1080, Sacramento, California 95814, or by telephone at (916) 445-1254 or (800) 952-5210.

Content Posted by Users

You understand that all User Content is the sole responsibility of the person from whom such content originated.  We do not control User Content and we do not make any guarantee whatsoever related to User Content. Although we sometimes review User Content, we are not obligated to do so. Under no circumstances will we or our representatives, managers, partners, joint venturers, employees, and agents be liable or responsible in any way for any claim related to User Content.

You grant us a royalty-free, irrevocable, transferrable, sublicensable and non-exclusive perpetual license throughout the universe for use in any and all media whether now known or hereafter devised to use and exploit (including without limitation by reproduction, distribution, public display, adaptation, communication to the public, and/or public performance) any and all User Content that you Post to or through the Website.  You also waive to the full extent permitted by law any and all claims against us and our representatives, managers, partners, joint venturers, employees, and agents related to moral rights in User Content.  In no circumstances will we or our representatives, managers, partners, joint venturers, employees, and agents be liable for any exploitation of any User Content that you Post.   You affirm, represent, and warrant that you own or have the necessary licenses, rights, consents, and permissions to publish Content you Post.

If any of the User Content that you Post to or through the Website contains ideas, suggestions, documents, and/or proposals to us, we and our representatives, managers, partners, joint venturers, employees, and agents will have no obligation of confidentiality, express or implied, with respect to such User Content, and we shall be entitled to use, exploit or disclose (or choose not to use or disclose) such User Content at our sole discretion without any obligation to you whatsoever (i.e., you will not be entitled to any compensation or reimbursement of any kind from us under any circumstances).

Prohibited Conduct/Representations and Warranties

You represent and warrant that you will not use the Website to:

  • violate any law (including without limitation laws related to torts, contracts, patents, trademarks, trade secrets, copyrights, defamation, obscenity, pornography, rights of publicity or other rights) or encourage or provide instructions to another to do so;
  • act in a manner that negatively affects other users’ ability to use the Website, including without limitation by engaging in conduct that is harmful, threatening, abusive, inflammatory, intimidating, violent or encouraging of violence, harassing, vulgar, stalking, invasive of another’s privacy, or racially, ethnically, or otherwise objectionable;
  • Post any User Content containing unsolicited or unauthorized advertising, promotional materials, spam, junk mail, chain letters, pyramid schemes or any other form of unauthorized solicitation;
  • Post any User Content containing sweepstakes, contests, or lotteries, or otherwise related to gambling;
  • Post any User Content containing copyrighted materials, or materials protected by other intellectual property laws, that you do not own;
  • Post any User Content that is misleading or that misrepresents any fact (including without limitation your identity);
  • Post any User Content that contains software viruses or any other computer code, files or programs designed to interrupt, destroy or limit the functionality of any computer software or hardware or telecommunications equipment, including by engaging in any denial of service attack or similar conduct;
  • exceed your authorized access to any portion of the Website;
  • collect or store Personal Information about anyone;
  • modify any part of the Website;
  • obtain or attempt to access or otherwise obtain any Content or information through any means not intentionally made available or provided for through the Website;
  • exploit errors in design, features which are not documented and/or bugs to gain access that would otherwise not be available;
  • reproduce (other than as necessary to lawfully access the Website or pursuant to a license), adapt, distribute, make available, communicate to the public, publicly display or publicly perform any portion of the Website or the Works, in whole or in part.

Our Conduct

To the extent allowed by law, we and our representatives, managers, partners, joint venturers, employees, and agents shall not be responsible or liable to you for any loss or damage of any sort incurred as the result of the following:

  • delaying, rejecting or removing any or all Content at any time for any or no reason whatsoever with or without notice to you;
  • modifying or discontinuing temporarily or permanently, the Website (or any part thereof) with or without notice to you for any or no reason whatsoever;
  • immediately terminating your access to the Website for any or no reason whatsoever and with or without notice to you;
  • the accuracy, usefulness or availability of any information Posted to or through the Website, including but not limited to any securities trading or investment related information; or
  • any User Content that does not get recorded, or is deleted, or for any similar unsatisfactory results or User Content;
  • any loss or damage of any sort incurred by you as a result of interactions you have with third-party advertisements or service providers, or third-party websites, found on or through the Website, including payment and delivery of related goods or services, and any other terms, conditions, policies, warranties or representations associated with such dealings.


You will indemnify and hold us and our representatives, managers, partners, joint venturers, employees, and agents harmless from any and all third party claims, losses, damages, liabilities, costs, and expenses (including reasonable attorneys’ fees and expenses), relating to or arising under or out of the relationship between you and us described in these Terms, including any breach of the representations and warranties contained herein, or your violation or breach of any rights of or agreements, undertakings, representations or warranties with another in any way related to the Website and/or Content.  You hereby agree that we shall have the sole right and obligation to control the legal defense against any such claims, demands, or litigation, including the right to select counsel of our choice and to compromise or settle any such claims, demands, or litigation.



Limitation of Liability

In no event shall WE or our representatives, managers, partners, joint venturers, employees, and agents BE liable TO YOU for any incidental, indirect, punitive, statutory, exemplary, special, or consequential damages whatsoever (including damages for loss of profit, loss of goodwill, interruption, loss of business information or any other financial loss) in association with aNY INDIVIDUAL OR CLASS-ACTION claim, OR ANY loss, damage, action, suit or other proceeding relating to or arising under or out of the TERMS, even if WE HAVE been notified of the possibility of such damages, whether the action is founded upon contract, infringement of intellectual property rights, tort, negligence or other grounds.  YOU AGREE NOT TO FILE ANY LAWSUIT OR PROCEEDING INCONSISTENT WITH THE FOREGOING LIABILITY LIMITATIONS.

Jurisdictional Restrictions

Some jurisdictions may not permit certain liability limitations.  If any court OR ARBITRATOR determines the law of such a jurisdiction applies, OUR liability and the liability of our representatives, managers, partners, joint venturers, employees, and agents shall be limited to the greatest extent permitted by law.


If you have a dispute with one or more users of the Website, or with any party who provides advertising or THIRD-PARTY SERVICES IN CONNECTION WITH, on, or through the Website, or with any party who provides a website linked to on the Website, you release us AND OUR representatives, managers, partners, joint venturers, employees, and agents from claims, demands and damages (incidental, indirect, punitive, statutory, exemplary, special, or consequential) of every kind and nature, known and unknown, arising out of or in any way connected with such dispute.

You also waive California Civil Code §1542, which says: “A general release does not extend to claims which the creditor does not know or suspect to exist in his favor at the time of executing the release, which if known by him must have materially affected his settlement with the debtor.”  You also waive any and all benefits and rights that would otherwise accrue to you by reason of the provisions of any federal or state statute or principle of common law of any state of the United States, or any political entity or nation, province or local law or regulation that may govern this release, which statute, regulation, law or principle provides in substance something similar to California Civil Code § 1542.  YOU AGREE NOT TO FILE ANY LAWSUIT OR PROCEEDING INCONSISTENT WITH THE FOREGOING RELEASE.

Governing Law

These Terms and the relationship between you and us shall be governed by the laws of the State of California, as an agreement wholly performed therein without regard to its conflict of law rules, as well as applicable federal law of the United States.  You agree that: (i) the Website shall be deemed solely based in California; and (ii) the Website shall be deemed a passive website that does not give rise to personal jurisdiction over us, either specific or general, in jurisdictions other than California.

Any dispute relating in any way to your use of the Website shall be submitted to confidential arbitration in Los Angeles, California, except that, to the extent you have in any manner violated or threatened to violate our intellectual property rights or breached or threatened to breach the representations and warranties contained herein, we may seek injunctive, monetary, or other appropriate relief in any state or federal court in the State of California, and you consent to exclusive jurisdiction and venue in such courts.  Arbitration under these Terms shall be conducted by a single arbitrator who shall be a retired judge and selected by agreement of the parties, which shall not be unreasonably withheld, under the rules then prevailing of JAMS and consistent with the California Code of Civil Procedure §§1280 et. seq. unless otherwise stated herein.  The arbitrator’s award shall be binding and may be entered as a judgment in any court of competent jurisdiction. The arbitrator shall assess the cost of the arbitration against the losing party.  In addition, the prevailing party in any arbitration or legal proceeding relating to these Terms shall be entitled to all reasonable expenses (including, without limitation, reasonable attorney’s fees). To the fullest extent permitted by applicable law, no arbitration under these Terms shall be joined to an arbitration involving any other party subject to these Terms, whether through class arbitration proceedings or otherwise.

Regardless of any statute or law to the contrary, any claim or cause of action arising out of or related to your use of the Website or these Terms must be filed within one year after such claim or cause of action arose or be forever barred.  Any claim by you that may arise in connection with these Terms will be compensable by monetary damages and you will in no event be entitled to injunctive or other equitable relief.


These Terms constitute the entire agreement between you and The Manly Housekeeper, and govern your use of the Website.

These Terms supersede any prior agreements between you and us with respect to the Website. You also may be subject to additional terms and conditions that may apply when you use other websites or third-party websites.

These Terms and the rights, benefits and obligations contained herein are fully assignable by us and will be binding upon and inure to the benefit of our successors and assigns.

No party, nor any of the parties’ respective attorneys, shall be deemed the drafter of this agreement for purposes of interpreting any provision hereof in any judicial or other proceeding that may arise between the parties.

The Manly Housekeeper will provide any notice to you at the email address you provide or by other reasonable means now known or hereafter devised, including without limitation posting notice on the Website.  You will provide any notice to the Manly Housekeeper in writing at the following address: 3417 Helms Ave Apt. 3, Culver City, CA 90232.

Except as otherwise expressly provided in these Terms, there shall be no third-party beneficiaries to this agreement.  For the purpose of clarity, the Manly Housekeeper’s representatives, managers, partners, joint venturers, employees, and agents are intended third-party beneficiaries.

No agency, partnership, joint venture, employee-employer or franchiser-franchisee relationship is intended or created by these Terms.

Any failure by us to exercise or enforce any right or provision of these Terms shall not constitute a waiver of such right or provision.  Any waiver of any right or provision of these Terms must be in writing.

If any provision of these Terms is found by a court of competent jurisdiction to be invalid, the court should nevertheless endeavor to give effect to the parties’ intentions as reflected in the provision, and the other provisions of these Terms remain in full force and effect.

The headings in these Terms are for convenience only and have no legal or contractual effect.

We may terminate these Terms for any or no reason at any time by notifying you through a notice on the Website, by email, or by any other method of communication.  Any such termination will be without prejudice to our rights, remedies, claims, or defenses hereunder.  Upon termination, the following paragraphs will survive:   (1) OUR INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY; (2) CONTENT POSTED BY USERS; (3) OUR CONDUCT; (4) INDEMNIFICATION; (5) DISCLAIMERS; (6) LIMITATION OF LIABILITY; (7) JURISDICTIONAL RESTRICTIONS; (8) RELEASE; (9) GOVERNING LAW; (10) MISCELLANEOUS; (11) ACCESSING THE WEBSITE;  (12) DEFINITIONS;  (13) PROHIBITED CONDUCT; and (14) CONTENT POSTED BY USERS.

Upon termination of the Terms you will no longer have a right to access the Website or your User Content. We will not have any obligation to assist you in migrating your data or your User Content and we may not keep any back up of any of your User Content. We will not be not responsible for deleting your User Content. 


Content”: Data, information, materials, or content of any kind.

“Including”: “Include,” “Includes,” “Including,” “include,” “includes,” and “including” herein mean including without limitation.

“Post”: To upload, post, create, make available, send, share, communicate or transmit.

“Privacy Policy”: The policy available at http://www.themanlyhousekeeper.com/privacy-policy.

“Terms”: These terms and conditions, available at http://www.themanlyhousekeeper.com/terms-of-service/, including the Privacy Policy, available at http://www.themanlyhousekeeper.com/privacy-policy.

“Website”: We provide users with access to communications tools, which may heretofore or hereafter be accessed through any medium or device now known or hereafter devised, including but not limited to websites (http://www.themanlyhousekeeper.com/), software, and applications that deliver information through a network of properties.  Unless explicitly stated otherwise, any new tools that alter or improve the current Website shall be included in the definition of “Website.”

“User Content”: Data, information, materials, code, or content of any kind Posted by you or another user to or through the Website.

“Works”: Content we own, authored, created, purchased, or licensed.



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