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These terms and conditions shall govern your use of our website.
If you register with our website, submit any material to our website or use any of our website services, we will ask you to expressly agree to these terms and conditions.
These Terms describe the permitted and prohibited uses of the Community, among other things. Your access or use of the Community in any way evidences your acceptance of the present version of these Terms, and any related rules and guidelines. We reserve the right to modify these Terms at any time and without notice, effective upon posting of the modified Terms on the Community or our other websites. Your access to or use of the Community after such posting or notification constitutes your acceptance of such modifications. Your violation of these Terms may result in the suspension or termination of your access or use of the Community.
We are not responsible for and do not endorse, support or otherwise approve of any product or services advertised on the Community. Messages, promotional materials, feedback, reviews and other content, including images and videos, posted to the Community by the Community members (the “Third Party Materials”) are solely the opinion and responsibility of the person posting the same.
We have the right (but not the obligation), (a) to pre-screen or review any postings to the Community and (b) to monitor and edit or remove any activity, content or posting on the Community. Unless otherwise required by applicable law, we have no duty to correct any false, misleading or erroneous statements or content of any third party on any part of the Community.
You must be at least (18) years of age to use our website; and by using our website or agreeing to these terms and conditions, you warrant and represent to us that you are at least (18) years of Age.
The design and content of this site are protected by copyright law. All rights reserved. No part of this work may be reproduced, stored in a retrieval system or transmitted in any means without the express prior permission of the copyright owner. Any person is authorized to copy and print information contained on this site for informational purposes only provided it is reproduced accurately and not used in a misleading context.
USE OF THE FORUMS
You agree not to upload, email, post, publish, distribute or otherwise transmit through the Community Website any content that: (a) is false or misleading; (b) is defamatory; (c) is harassing or invades another’s privacy, or promotes bigotry, racism, hatred or harm against any group or individual; (d) is obscene; (e) infringes another’s rights, including but not limited to intellectual property rights; (f) constitutes unsolicited bulk e-mail, “junk mail,” “spam” or chain letters; or (g) violates any applicable laws or regulations.
RIGHT WAY TO POST
The Community is intended to provide our customers with the opportunity to exchange useful information. Visitors to the Community may include individuals, businesses and non-profits, small businesses, subject matter experts and novices. As a result, some postings could reflect considerable technical experience and insight, while others might not. You are responsible for exercising your judgement in evaluating and acting on (or ignoring) other participants’ postings in the Community.
Participants may post hypertext links to content hosted and maintained by third parties to the Community. We do not moderate or control these linked sites, and are not responsible for them. Your access to any linked sites and use of any content found at such sites is at your own risk, so you should use good judgement before you click on any link or access any linked site.
User is solely responsible for the content of their Postings and subsequent consequences.
The Site is available to authorized users of the Site and User agrees not to link or perform any other action that may open the Site to third parties.
Postings are submitted and accessed for the purposes of enabling an open discussion between Users. The Site should not be used as a mechanism to effectuate a restraint of trade or any other illegal concerted action. Specifically, User agrees that discussions of fees, pricing or other anti-competitive behaviour are strictly prohibited.
The Site provides content that may demonstrate alternatives from which Users can tailor their own policies, practices or conduct comparative due diligence, suitable to their particular operational circumstances.
User acknowledges and agrees that the opinions posted to the Site shall not determine internal company business decisions as this is the responsibility of the individual institution’s business judgement. The Site takes no responsibility for such individual business judgements.
User agrees that the Postings shall not contain Spam, chain letters, junk mail, or other solicitations. User agrees not to use any Postings, information or names contained on the Site for distribution lists to any third party without specific permission from that individual allowing such use.
User is encouraged to speak freely and support debates by voicing personal opinions or preferences on posted issues. Personal attacks, threats or abuse will not be tolerated.
User agrees not to attribute quotations to individuals for the purpose of furthering opinions, debates, discussions, or support on any topic areas or to bolster the credibility of a proposition based on the attribution supplied by User without the individual’s permission.
User agrees to not deliberately disrupt discussions with repetitive, offensive, meaningless, or SPAM messages.
The section lists common examples of violations that may result in immediate post removal, warning, board sanction and/or suspension from the site; such as the few point listed below, but the list is endless;
Bombarding” the Community or individual threads with repetitive, pointless or irrelevant posts;
posting materials unrelated to the conversation in which they are posted;
“Flaming” other users or any entities in a manner that might incite or perpetuate a conflict or argument, including attacks of any kind;
impersonating other individuals or falsely representing your identity or qualifications;
Posting content under secondary usernames or other aliases for the purpose of either supporting or belittling others;
posting content that breaches another users’ privacy, e.g., contain personal or sensitive information such as name, address, phone or other identifying information;
We reserve the right to manage the Community in order to facilitate the orderly distribution of information through, the Community. For that purpose, we may, at our discretion, designate representatives to act as moderators for the Community (“Moderators”). The Moderators cannot and do not review or respond to every post or email.
We do not warrant or represent:
The completeness or accuracy of the information published on our website;
That the material on the website is up to date; or
That the website or any service on the website will remain available.
We reserve the right to discontinue or alter any or all of our website services, and to stop publishing our website, at any time in our sole discretion without notice or explanation; and save to the extent expressly provided otherwise in these terms and conditions, you will not be entitled to any compensation or other payment upon the discontinuance or alteration of any website services, or if we stop publishing the website.
To the maximum extent permitted by applicable law, we exclude all representations and warranties relating to the subject matter of these terms and conditions, our website and the use of our website.
LIMITATIONS AND EXCLUSIONS OF LIABILITY
Nothing in these terms and conditions will:
Limit or exclude any liability for death or personal injury resulting from negligence;
Limit or exclude any liability for fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation;
Limit any liabilities in any way that is not permitted under applicable law; or
Exclude any liabilities that may not be excluded under applicable law.
The limitations and exclusions of liability set out in this below and elsewhere in these terms and conditions:
Govern all liabilities arising under these terms and conditions or relating to the subject matter of these terms and conditions, including liabilities arising in contract, in tort (including negligence) and for breach of statutory duty.To the extent that our website and the information and services on our website are provided free of charge, we will not be liable for any loss or damage of any nature. We will not be liable to you in respect of any losses arising out of any event or events beyond our reasonable control.
We will not be liable to you in respect of any business losses, including (without limitation) loss Of or damage to profits, income, revenue, use, production, anticipated savings, business, Contracts, commercial opportunities or goodwill. We will not be liable to you in respect of any loss or corruption of any data, database or Software.We will not be liable to you in respect of any special, indirect or consequential loss or damage. You accept that we have an interest in limiting the personal liability of our officers and Employees and, having regard to that interest, you acknowledge that we are a limited liability Entity; you agree that you will not bring any claim personally against our officers or employees In respect of any losses you suffer in connection with the website or these terms and conditions (This will not, of course, limit or exclude the liability of the limited liability entity itself for the Acts and omissions of our officers and employees.
BREACHES OF THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS
Without prejudice to our other rights under these terms and conditions, if you breach these terms and conditions in any way, or if we reasonably suspect that you have breached these terms and conditions in any way, we may:
Send you one or more formal warnings;
Temporarily suspend your access to our website;
Permanently prohibit you from accessing our website;
Block computers using your IP address from accessing our website;
Contact any or all your internet service providers and request that they block your access to our website;
Commence legal action against you, whether for breach of contract or otherwise; and/or
Suspend or delete your account on our website.
Where we suspend or prohibit or block your access to our website or a part of our website, you must not take any action to circumvent such suspension or prohibition or blocking (including without limitation creating and/or using a different account).
We may revise these terms and conditions from time to time. The revised terms and conditions shall apply to the use of our website from the date of Publication of the revised terms and conditions on the website, and you hereby waive any right you may otherwise have to be notified of, or to consent to, revisions of these terms and conditions. We will give you written notice of any revision of these terms and conditions, and the revised terms and conditions will apply to the use of our website from the date that we give you such notice; if you do not agree to the revised terms and conditions; you must stop using our website.
If you have given your express agreement to these terms and conditions, we will ask for your express agreement to any revision of these terms and conditions; and if you do not give your express agreement to the revised terms and conditions within such period as we may specify, we will disable or delete your account on the website, and you must stop using the website.
You hereby agree that we may assign, transfer, sub-contract or otherwise deal with our rights And/or obligations under these terms and conditions. You may not without our prior written consent assign, transfer, sub-contract or otherwise deal With any of your rights and/or obligations under these terms and conditions.
If a provision of these terms and conditions is determined by any court or other competent Authority to be unlawful and/or unenforceable, the other provisions will continue in effect. If any unlawful and/or unenforceable provision of these terms and conditions would be lawful or Enforceable if part of it were deleted, that part will be deemed to be deleted, and the rest of the Provision will continue in effect.
THIRD PARTY RIGHTS
These terms and conditions are for our benefit and your benefit, and these terms and conditions are not intended to benefit or be enforceable by any third party. The exercise of the parties’ rights under these terms and conditions is not subject to the consent Of any third party.
These terms and conditions, together with our privacy and cookies policy, shall constitute the Entire agreement between you and us in relation to your use of our website and shall supersede all previous agreements between you and us in relation to your use of our website.