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This website (the “Service”) is owned and operated by Steve Spangler, Inc. (“SSI”) and contains material that is protected by state, national and international copyright, trademark and other intellectual property laws. Unless otherwise specified, the Service is intended for your personal, noncommercial use only. You may not modify, copy, reproduce, republish, upload, post, transmit or distribute in any way any material, including code and software, from the Service. You may download material from the Service and may use the Service for your personal, non-commercial use only, provided you keep intact all copyright and other proprietary notices.

As part of our Service, SSI agrees to provide you with information and other computer services subject to these Terms of Service. You agree to use the Service in accordance with these Terms of Service, our Privacy Policy, and any additional terms and conditions that may apply to specific sections of the Service or to products and services available through the Service. Accessing the Service, in any manner, for the purpose of obtaining information, technical or otherwise, about the Service, constitutes use of the Service and your agreement to be bound by these Terms of Service. Because the Web is an evolving medium, we may need to change these Terms of Service or impose new conditions on use of the Service, from time to time, in which case we will post the revised Terms of Service on this website. By continuing to use the Service after we post any such changes, you accept the Terms of Service, as modified.

You may establish a hypertext link to this Service so long as the link does not state or imply any sponsorship of your site by SSI. However, you may not, without the prior written permission of SSI, frame any of the content of the Service, or incorporate into another website or other service any material, content or intellectual property belonging to SSI, its parent or affiliate companies, or any of their licensors. For avoidance of doubt, no images from this site may be downloaded or otherwise exported or re-exported in violation of U.S. laws or regulations controlling export transactions

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The foregoing grants shall include the right to exploit any proprietary rights in such communication, including but not limited to rights under copyright, trademark, service mark or patent laws under any relevant jurisdiction.

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SSI may cancel or terminate your right to use the Service or any part of the Service at any time without notice. In the event of termination, you are no longer authorized to access the part of the Service affected by such cancellation or termination. The restrictions imposed on you with respect to material downloaded from the Service, and the disclaimers and limitations of liabilities set forth in these Terms of Service, shall survive.


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These Legal Notices shall be construed according to Colorado law, without regard to conflicts of laws. Any dispute arising under or relating to these Terms, the Contents, the use of the web site, or products or services purchased using this web site, shall be resolved exclusively by the state and federal courts of the State of Colorado. Your use of the web site constitutes your consent to the jurisdiction and venue of said courts with respect to any such dispute.


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You understand that SSI has no obligation to monitor any bulletin boards, chat rooms, web logs, or other areas of the Service through which users can supply information or material. However, SSI reserves the right at all times to disclose any information as necessary to satisfy any law, regulation or governmental request, or to refuse to post or to remove any information or materials, in whole or in part, that in SSI’s sole discretion are objectionable or in violation of these Terms of Service.


“Steve Spangler Science” and the “Steve Spangler Science” logo are trademarks of Steve Spangler, Inc., Englewood CO 80110 U.S.A. Other product and company names mentioned herein may be the trademarks of their respective owners.

Insta-Snow® Powder is a registered trademark of Steve Spangler, Inc. Registration No. 28946

SICK Science is a registered trademark of Steve Spangler, Inc. Registration No. 4398849

The Geyser Tube soda launcher received Patent No. US 7,971,801 B2 on July 5, 2011.

Slime Art is a trademark of Steve Spangler Inc.

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