This Terms of Use (“Terms”) constitutes an Agreement ("Agreement") stating the conditions under which you (“User”) may use this Titanic Lifeboat Academy (“TLA”) website ("Site").  Please read this Agreement carefully. The Website is offered subject to your acceptance, without modification, of all of the terms and conditions contained herein and all policies and procedures that may be published from time to time on this Site by TLA, including without limitation, TLAs Privacy Policy. TLA reserves the right to amend this Agreement at any time by posting the amended terms to this document on the Site. 

By accessing, browsing, using or interacting with this Site you acknowledge that you have read, understood and accepted the conditions herein and agree to be legally bound by the Terms constituting this Agreement in their entirety, without modification.

This Agreement begins the moment you start accessing this Site and ends when you leave the Site, with the exceptions of the Privacy Policy, Disclaimer and Limitation of Liability, all of which shall survive termination. You agree that you will not access this Site through automated or non-human means, whether bot, script or otherwise.

If you do not accept these Terms, do not use this Site.


The information contained on the TLA Site is for general informational and educational purposes only. Content on the Site is not to be construed as professional advice.

TLA’s Site is offered free to provide Users with resources potentially helpful for building human resilience and sustainability and motivating self-reliance and self-empowerment of individuals, communities and our global populace.

While TLA has made every attempt to ensure that the information contained on this Site has been obtained from reliable sources, TLA is not responsible for and assumes no liability for any errors or omissions, or incorrect interpretations. The Site contains views and opinions which are those of the various authors and do not necessarily reflect the official policy or position of TLA, its board of directors or officers. All information on this Site is provided “as is” without warrant of any kind express or implied, including but not limited to warranties of performance or fitness for a particular purpose, completeness, accuracy, timeliness or of the results obtained from the use of this information.

In no event will TLA, or its directors, officers or agents, be liable to any User or anyone else for any decision made or action taken in reliance on the information on this Site or for any special, direct, indirect, consequential or incidental damages or any damages whatsoever, whether in an action of contract, negligence or other tort, arising out of or in connection with the use of this website or its contents. TLA reserves the right to make additions, deletions, or modifications to the contents of the Site at any time without prior notice.

TLA makes no warranty that access to this Site will be continuous or uninterrupted. Though TLA provides all reasonable precautions against viruses and other internet dangers, TLA does not warrant that the SITE is free of viruses, malware or other harmful components. User accepts that accessing content, downloading from or otherwise interacting with this Site is at User’s own discretion and risk.

The Site contains links to external websites which are not maintained by or in any way affiliated with TLA. TLA does not guarantee the accuracy, relevance, timeliness, or completeness of any information, or non-infringement on these external websites, nor that these external sites are free of viruses, malware or other internet dangers. By providing links to other sites, TLA does not guarantee, approve or endorse the information or products available on these external sites.


Users may register for a periodic newsletter containing the ledes from articles. All information provided by you as User for newsletter registration or commenting is protected by TLA’s Privacy Policy. By registering on the Site, User represents and warrants that all registration information you submit will be true, accurate, current, and complete. It is the User’s responsibility to maintain the accuracy of such information and promptly update it as necessary, and to warrant that you have the legal capacity to agree with these Terms of Use and are not a minor. If User provides any information that is untrue, inaccurate, not current, or incomplete, the Site and TLA have the right to suspend or terminate User’s account and to refuse current or future use of the Site.


Users may also comment on articles contained on the Site, within simple guidelines:

  • Abide by TLA’s Terms of Use Agreement

  • Maintain privacy – yours and others’ – in accordance with the Privacy Policy

  • Keep comments intelligent, insightful, substantiated, respectful

  • No hotlinks

  • No spam, bots, newspeak

All comments are moderated and TLA reserves the right to publish comments in part or in whole, to refuse to publish, and to restrict the User’s access to the Site, to the newsletter or to commenting on an article in the event that the User violates this Agreement or any applicable law. Any comment published remains the sole responsibility of the User who wrote it, and User will take full responsibility, liability and blame for any libel or litigation that results from something written, or as a direct result of something written, in a comment. TLA is not liable for any comment published and reserves the right to delete any comment for any reason whatsoever.

Fair Use

It is TLA’s practice to obtain permission for materials on this Site not originally published under a Creative Commons license. However, the Site contains portions of some copyrighted material which have not always been specifically authorized by the copyright owner. TLA makes such material available for educational purposes and as an introduction which may encourage readers to visit the website of origin and read the entire work. TLA believes this constitutes a "fair use" of any such copyrighted material as provided for in Title 17, Section 107, of the United States Copyright law, summarized here.

Fair Use notwithstanding, TLA will immediately comply with any verified copyright owner request to have their material removed or modified. Please notify webmaster with supporting documentation. If a User wishes to use copyrighted material, the User must obtain permission directly from the copyright owner. For any materials not designated Creative Commons, User should follow the link to the original material for permissions policy.

Creative Commons

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If you have any questions about these Terms of Use, please contact us via our contact form or email us at info(at)titaniclifeboatacademy(dot)org.   Questions regarding this website may be directed to webmaster .


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