Usage Terms and Policies
While using this site, all users acknowledge and agree to be bound by my Terms & Policies (“Terms”). If you do not agree to my Terms then do not access my site (“Site”). I reserve the right to change my Terms at any time without notice.
A user is any human or non-human that: visits the Site to read, to spider, or to index its content; visits the Site to submit a comment, pingback, trackback, or advertisement; copies, reuses, or remixes any content on the Site; accesses the Site for whatever reason.
You agree to and understand that by accessing the Site that you may be exposed to content that you consider inaccurate, offensive, or inappropriate. You agree that your only recourse to this or any other issue that may arise is to stop using the Site.
You agree to and understand that I am not responsible for any user content. User content includes any comments (unmoderated or moderated), any links in a comment, the commenter’s avatar choice, any content contained within user-submitted links, any pingbacks, trackbacks, or advertisements. The content of all users is the sole responsibility of that user.
The Site uses automatic spam-filtering algorithms and comment moderation. Comments deemed in the sole discretion of this Site to be spam, derogatory, or inflammatory may be blocked from appearing on the Site. As such, if your content does not pass the filters it will not be displayed.
Alteration of user comments may happen if a comment is deemed relevant to the Site but parts of it are considered inappropriate by me or anyone or any service that I allow to make such determinations on my behalf. You have no recourse to the Site’s editorial decisions. Comments that have been moderated and/or edited are still the sole responsibility of the commenter as detailed above.
Reuse of Site Content
Except where otherwise indicated, all original content on this Site created and submitted by me is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike 3.0 United States License. You must provide a prominent link back to the article on this Site and clearly state that I am the author of the original content and that use of my content does not imply an endorsement of your site.
Furthermore, you acknowledge and accept that I have the sole rights to change the licensing terms of my Site at any time without any requirement to notify those that may be using my Site material. If you use my material in any form or fashion, it is your sole responsibility to make sure that your use continues to be authorized by me.
As a user of the Site, you understand and agree to abide by this license and any other licensing terms as may be indicated in the Site.
Usage of the Site by users in no way implies any endorsement for or any affiliation with this Site.
The Site tries to minimize the need to collect any type of personal information and limit the writing of cookie data to your computer. However, there are a few cases where your personal information is gathered including the possibility of third-party services that store your personal data on their servers. The Site has no control over how third-party sites use your data.
When Data is Collected and Generated
- When you send an email, your email address and the contents of that email may be kept on file.
- When you post a comment, your username, website address (if provided), and IP address are captured and stored on a server.
- Each time you visit the Site, a cookie is placed on your computer.
Outside of the use of third-party plugins and services as described above, this Site will not disclose your personal information to any other third party without your consent except in cooperation with law enforcement agencies in regards to violations of applicable laws.
No Warranty and Limitation of Liability
You understand and agree that use of the Site is at your own discretion and risk and that you will be solely responsible for any damages that arise from such use.
You further understand, acknowledge, and accept that all user data that is stored or generated by the Site is a function of the chosen software platform. I am not responsible for how your data is stored and managed by any software. I am not responsible for any bugs or security holes within any piece of software that might cause harm to you in anyway including the exposing of your personal data to outside parties.
With that acceptance and understanding, you also agree to and understand that:
THIS SITE IS PROVIDED “AS IS” IN THE HOPE THAT IT WILL BE USEFUL, BUT WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY OR CONDITION—EXPRESS, IMPLIED, OR STATUTORY. THIS SITE IS PROVIDED “AS IS” WITHOUT ANY IMPLIED, WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, OR INFORMATION ACCURACY.
UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES SHALL I BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES OF ANY KIND, OR ANY OTHER DAMAGES WHATSOEVER (HOWEVER ARISING, INCLUDING BY NEGLIGENCE), INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION, DAMAGES RELATED TO USE, MISUSE, RELIANCE ON, INABILITY TO USE AND INTERRUPTION, SUSPENSION, OR TERMINATION OF THE SITE, DAMAGES INCURRED THROUGH ANY LINKS PROVIDED ON THE SITE AND THE NONPERFORMANCE THEREOF AND DAMAGES RESULTING FROM LOSS OF USE, SALES, DATA, GOODWILL OR PROFITS, WHETHER OR NOT I HAVE BEEN ADVISED OF SUCH POSSIBILITY.
YOUR ONLY RIGHT WITH RESPECT TO ANY DISSATISFACTION WITH THIS SITE OR WITH ME SHALL BE TO TERMINATE USE OF THIS SITE.
Some states do not allow the disclaimer of implied warranties or exclusion of liability for incidental or consequential damages, so parts of the foregoing disclaimer may not apply to you.