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Excerpting Policy

Most online publishers recognize the value of having their stories and articles:

  • Quoted,
  • Commented on,
  • Discussed,
  • Linked to,
  • New readers encouraged to the articles.

Social sharing of online content only extends the reach, impact, and ultimately the effectiveness and profitability of the original publisher’s website.

We are excerpting your content to inform our visitors, and to point them to the original source of the excerpt.

To be frank … we want our readers to discover and visit your content, and your website.

We Want You To Be Pleased We Excerpted An Article From You.

Standards, practices, and legal decisions about “Fair Use” are still evolving online. Our standards are higher than the merely legal.

We hold ourselves to much higher standards than Fair Use.

We want Delighted Use.

If you are not delighted to be excerpted and linked to by our site, just let us know. We will take action immediately.

We excerpt your stories the way we hope others will curate our content.

Specifically, if you like a story on our site, we are pleased and gratified.

Please feel free to excerpt it as generously as you wish. In return please just give us clear credit, links back to the article, and some encouragement for interested readers to visit the original article.

Take as much of our content as you think will inform and entertain your readers. Just link, credit, and encourage the reader to visit the original site.

That is what we do.

That is what built the internet.

That is what social sharing is about.

Everyone benefits when sharing is done respectfully and honestly.

Here is what we will never do.

We never take your entire article.

We never re-publish without full credit, links and sending you readers.

We never republish an RSS feed verbatim.

We never excerpt without the intention of sending you more traffic.

We always change the headline, and add context. meaning, and analysis to your articles.

Our general guidelines for excerpts published on this site are:

  • Never more than about 30 – 40% of any article.
  • Never more than one article from any site in any one day.
  • Never more than what is needed to communicate the essence of the article.

Most Importantly …

Sharing and curation and excerpting standards are still evolving online. Our standards of delight may very well differ from yours.

If you want us to be even more generous with links and credit let us know.

If you feel your story has had too much excerpted, let us know.

We will fix it to your standards instantly.

Noel Benjamin D’Costa

noelben1@iprimus.com.au

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Curation Policy

Here at www.pussycatfurniture.com we take curation seriously.

The internet was built and founded on linking, sharing, and recommending great stories from other sources on the web.

Curation, to us, means finding interesting, well-written, and highly appropriate articles for our readers.

By choosing an article from your site, we are giving it our vote of approval. This not only means that we excerpt your article, we also give it our highest recommendation, and we direct our readers … in every case … to view your article on your website.

Our curation is designed to send our readers to your site and your articles.

If we curate and excerpt an article, it was done, because it was outstanding in some way.

If, for any reason, you wish us not to excerpt your stories, simply contact us, and request your story be taken down.

We will immediately and without exception comply with your takedown request, and put you on our list of sites never to excerpt from.

99% of emails we get about curation and excerpting are from publishers and authors who are delighted to receive additional exposure and readership for their stories as a result of our curation.

Noel Benjamin D’Costa.

noelben1@iprimus.com.au

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Contact

Welcome to Pussycat Furniture.

I reside in, and operate this website from Melbourne, Australia.

If you have any questions regarding the content in this website, about the products that are mentioned, or just any questions at all, don’t hesitate to contact me at any of the following.

I’d also love to hear any feedback on the site, if you’ve found it helpful, or have some ideas about how I can improve the site in some way.

Available on the phone (+ 61 03 9701 6125) between 8.00 AM to 6.00 PM, Australian Eastern Standard Time, seven days a week, you can email me at noelben1@iprimus.com.au, which is my preferred way to be contacted, and you will get a reply within 24 hours.

My postal address, if anyone needs it, is:

Room 14,
St. Joseph’s Hostel for the Aged
23 – 27 Llewellyn Court,
Noble Park, VIC 3174,
AUSTRALIA.

Noel Benjamin D’Costa.

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Privacy Policy

We can be reached via e-mail to: info@pussycatfurniture.com

Privacy Statement.

For each visitor to our Web page, our Web server automatically recognizes no information regarding the domain or e-mail address. We collect the e-mail address of those who communicate with us via e-mail, aggregate information on what pages consumers access or visit, user specific information on what pages consumers access or visit and information volunteered by the consumer, such as survey information and/or site registrations.

The information we collect is used for internal review and is then discarded, used to improve the content of our Web page, used to customize the content and/or layout of our page for individual consumer and used by us to contact consumers for marketing purposes. If you do not want to receive e-mail from us in the future, please let us know by sending an e-mail, calling or writing, and telling us that you do not want to receive e-mail from our company.

Terms of Use Statement.

You understand and agree that the owners of this site shall not be liable for any direct, indirect, incidental, consequential or exemplary damages, including but not limited to, damages for loss of profits, data or other intangible losses (even if the owners of this site have been advised of the possibility of such damages), resulting from the use or the inability to use the product(s) and or service(s) or any misuse of the product(s) and or service(s) in a manner not in accordance with their intended use.

Noel Benjamin DCosta.


DCosta and DCosta (ABN 96 868 054 215)
2/12, Mather Road
Noble Park, Victoria 3174
AUSTRALIA.

Phone: 61 03 95473714
Mobile: 0405 529 565
E-Mail: noelben@iprimus.com.au

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Affiliate Agreement

COMPENSATION AND AFFILIATION AFFIDAVIT

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As per mandates from FEDERAL TRADE COMMISSION, 16 CFR Part 255 – Guides Concerning the Use of Endorsements and Testimonials in Advertising, the purpose of this document is to establish the possible compensatory affiliation with pussycatfurniture.com and Any Testimonialists or Endorsers found on the pages of our site.

Any or all endorsements from Testimonialists used in our promotional materials MAY be affiliated with pussycatfurniture.com as Marketing Affiliates and therefore might have an established connection with pussycatfurniture.com in the form of Commissions paid on sales resulting from Referrals from those Testimonialists that might lead some readers to believe that the testimonial reviews on the pages of pussycatfurniture.com might be biased. However, the reviews and comments on the pages of this site are to the best of our knowledge the true statements and beliefs of the endorsement givers and any claims made on the pages of this site can be substantiated on request to info (at) pussycatfurniture.com

All materials on this site are © copyrighted by pussycatfurniture.com. No part of this may be copied, or changed in any format, sold, or used in any way, online or offline, other than what is outlined within this site, under any circumstances without express permission from pussycatfurniture.com

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DMCA Notices

pussycatfurniture.com respects the intellectual property of others. If you believe that your work has – been copied in a way that constitutes copyright infringement, please follow our Notice and Procedures for Making Claims of Copyright Infringement below.

Notice and Procedure for Making Claims of Copyright Infringement Pursuant to the Digital Millennium Copyright Act.

If you believe that you hold a claim of copyright infringement against pussycatfurniture.com, submit notice of your claim to the following Designated Agent:

Service Provider: pussycatfurniture.com Email Address to Which Notification Should Be Sent: admin@pussycatfurniture.com This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it

To be effective, the notification of your claim of copyright infringement should be written and should include the following:

A statement that you are the owner of the exclusive right you claim has been infringed, or a statement that you are authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that has allegedly been infringed.

A statement, under penalty of perjury, that the information in the notification is accurate.

Your signature. (The signature may be electronic.)

The identification of the copyrighted work you claim has been infringed. (If you claim that multiple copyrighted works have been infringed you can submit one notification with a list of the allegedly infringed works.)

Identification of the material that – you claim to be infringing and information reasonably sufficient to permit pussycatfurniture.com to locate the material.

Information reasonably sufficient to permit pussycatfurniture.com to contact you, including your address, telephone number, fax number and, if available, an electronic mail address.

You can provide contact information for the owner of the exclusive right that you claim has been infringed if you are not the owner, but rather authorized to act on behalf of the owner.

A statement you have a good-faith belief that use of the material in the manner complained of is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law.

pussycatfurniture.com will respond to any DMCA complaints in a timely manner. Should you be the copyright holder of a specific piece of content featured on this site without your permission, pussycatfurniture.com will remove it in a timely manner once notified.

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Anti-Spam Policy

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This statement applies to pussycatfurniture.com websites and services that display or link to this notice (“Services”). pussycatfurniture.com prohibits the use of the Services in any manner associated with the transmission, distribution or delivery of any unsolicited bulk or unsolicited commercial e-mail (“Spam”). You may not use any Services to send Spam. You also may not deliver Spam or cause Spam to be delivered to any of pussycatfurniture.com’s Services or customers.

In addition, e-mail sent, or caused to be sent, to or through the Services may not:

1. Use or contain invalid or forged headers;
2. Use or contain invalid or non-existent domain names;
3. Employ any technique – to otherwise misrepresent, hide or obscure any information in identifying the point of origin or the transmission path;
4. Use other means of deceptive addressing;
5. Use a third party’s internet domain name, or be relayed from or through a third party’s equipment, without – permission of the third party;
6. Contain false or misleading information in the subject line or otherwise contain false or misleading content;
7. Fail to comply with additional technical standards described below; or
8. Otherwise violate the applicable Terms of Use for the Services.

pussycatfurniture.com does not authorize the harvesting, mining or collection of e-mail addresses or other information from or through the Services. pussycatfurniture.com does not permit or authorize others to use the Services to collect, compile or obtain any information about pussycatfurniture.com’s customers or subscribers, including but not limited to subscriber e-mail addresses, which are pussycatfurniture.com’s confidential and proprietary information. Use of the Services is also subject to the applicable Privacy Statement and Terms of Use.

pussycatfurniture.com does not permit or authorize any attempt to use the Services in a manner that could damage, disable, overburden or impair any aspect of any of the Services, or that could interfere with any other party’s use and enjoyment of any Service.

If pussycatfurniture.com believes that unauthorized or improper use is being made of any Service, it may, without notice, take such action as it, in its sole discretion, deems appropriate, including blocking messages from a particular internet domain, mail server or IP address. pussycatfurniture.com may immediately terminate any account on any Service which it determines, in its sole discretion, is transmitting or is otherwise connected with any e-mail that violates this policy.

Nothing in this policy is intended to grant any right to transmit or send e-mail to, or through, the Services. Failure to enforce this policy in every instance does not amount to a waiver of pussycatfurniture.com’s rights.

Unauthorized use of the Services in connection with the transmission of unsolicited e-mail, including the transmission of e-mail in violation of this policy, may result in civil, criminal, or administrative penalties against the sender and those assisting the sender.

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About Me

I live in, and operate from Australia. My contact details can be found below my signature.

After under going a total laryngectomy operation in July 1995, as a permanent cure for cancer of the larynx, I had to learn to speak again at the age of 49, and till to-day continue to speak with the help of a voice prosthesis.

In 2003, things so happened, that I faced the imminent threat of not being able to use a voice prosthesis any more. When this happens I would become a ‘mute’ totally speechless, creating the need for me to find alternative employment wherein I could work without having to talk.

In May 2004 an American company, StoresOnline Inc, of Orem Utah, held a workshop in Melbourne, Australia, promoting ‘Internet Marketing’, and their web hosting services.

This was what I was looking for. As an Internet Merchant, emails and published WebPages would do all my talking for me. I purchased a website.

To the question ‘what do I sell on this website’, I was told to try and sell things that I had a passion for, understood, and used a lot.

My passions are Animals, especially Cats, Children, Photography and Gift giving, not necessarily in that order.

When I started this venture in May 2004, I discovered that Australians were not yet ready to trust the Internet as a Market Place. Building websites to sell consumer products to the Australian – market would have been pointless.

The best International Market I could find was the 48 continental states of the USA.

The site I purchased went live in August 2004 as www.catbedandtoy.com

All the products I sell are purchased from manufacturers and distributors in the USA. They send what I buy directly to my customers, cutting out the middle men, thereby making it feasible for me to sell at discount prices.

This is a business venture, and the only means of livelihood for me and my dependants.

The above being the case, I am Honest and Professional, qualities without which, I cannot succeed in this highly competitive business.

As of the 1st July 2017, apart from www.catbedandtoy.com, I also own 18 WordPress Blogs, www.pussycatfurniture.com is one of them.

Noel Benjamin D’Costa.
Room 14, St. Joseph’s Hostel for the Aged,
Noble Park, Victoria 3174
AUSTRALIA.

Phone 61 03 97016125
Mobile 0458 921451
E-Mail: noelben1@iprimus.com.au

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