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The purpose of the site is to provide services for personal information, education, communication and entertainment. You are free to download and copy information for non-commercial, personal use as long as copyright and other notices are not violated, particularly if these notices are form external content providers to this site.  Redistribution, modification, reuse or re-post of text, images, audio, and video for public commercial purposes requires a written permission and may also include concent from external contributors and content providers to this site.

Visitors are legally obligated to the terms and conditions and to any other applicable law that applies to this site both world-wide and locally. Please refrain from accessing the site if it for any reason should offend you or if you do not agree with the terms and conditions set forward.

Copyright law

It should be assumed that copyright law applies to this site also in cases where it is not explicitly stated.

External content

External content on this site is provided under applicable laws and provisions such as the U.S. “Fair Use Act” and similar rights in other countries that allows and ensures a reasonable distribution of information protected by freedom of speech.

We acknowledge the protective rights of content providers and have no intention of violating copyright laws. Consequently, we reserve the right to reduce, modify and remove external content based on requests from external content providers. We also reserve the right, without notification, to modify or remove content

- based on requests from any who may find the content violating their rights or the rights of others.

- that we find misleading, misguiding or in violation of any applicable law.

- that serves little or no value to our visitors other than directly or indirectly to promote commercial products.

Quality and accuracy

Some of the content provided on this site is acquired through automated processes. Although we strive to provide accurate content, we cannot guarantee accuracy. Consequently, information provided from this site must always be used with caution and at your own risk. Furthermore, when in doubt, we advice you to follow links to read the complete stories from the original soources and to seek and confirm information through alternative sources of information in order to verify the accuracy of the content. 

Content warranty

We are not responsible for the expressed opinion of others, and this site does not necessarily endorse the opinion presented on this site from external sources. Furthermore, we assume no liability or responsibility for any expressed opinions, errors or omissions resulting from quoting others on this site, but when notified we will take the necessary actions needed to modify or remove content from this site that is in violation of applicable laws.

Liability

We are not liable for any damages you may suffer when using the information on this site. This includes, but is not limited to direct, incidental, consequential, indirect, or punitive damages arising out of your access to, or use of, the site. Without limiting the foregoing, everything on the site is provided to you ‘AS IS’ WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESSED OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, OR NON INFRINGEMENT.

Specifically, this also includes no liability for any damage not directly related to the information provided while browsing this site that by accident may cause damage to you or your computer or infects it with any viruses or other types of malware.

Content contributions

Any information that you disclose on this site by writing articles or in comments you may write to articles or by any other means, becomes the sole property of the site owners.  By doing so you waive all rights under copyright law, allowing us to reproduce, disclose, modify, transmit, publish, broadcast, and post the information someplace else in its original format or in a modified version. This includes our rights to use any ideas, concepts, know-how, or techniques you post any way, including, developing, manufacturing and marketing products and services using the information you provided.

Pictures

Unless explicitly stated otherwise, all pictures on the site should be considered protected by copyright law.

This site uses pictures owned by us, pictures provided by others intended for reuse without copyright protection, pictures under applicable creative commons guidelines, and small thumbnail pictures from external sites under the protection of the fair use act or other applicable laws, provisions and guidelines in order to illustrate and promote external content.

The use of copyright protected thumbnail pictures form external content providers are limited to the illustraton of content from the same content provider as where the picture originated and will not be used in any other way.

We have no intent of violating the use of copyright protected images of any sort that we have not obtained the legal rights to post. However, the current technical nature of providing and collecting information and images from external sources on th eInternet does not guarantee that copyright protected images may unintentionally be posted on our site. When we detect copyright protected pictures or are requested to remove them by others, we will remove all pictures that may be violating copyright law and we will remove all pictures from content providers, image agencies and others who do not wish us to post their thumbnail pictures on this site.

Some regions and countries the use of thumbnail pictures may be in violation with copyright law. Our intent is not to provide thumbnail pictures form content providers in those regions.

Trademarks and logos

The use of trademarks and logos from external sites are thumbnails purely used for illustration purposes and they are used in connection with the external information provided. This site does not own or pretend to own any of these external trademarks, and unless explicitly stated, this site should not be associated with these trademarks. Consequently, we cannot grant the permission to use any trademarks or logos from this site and that may violate permission rights. Therefore, you must obtain concent and permission directly from the owners of tradmarks and logos.

External links

This site provides external links to the original content. Unless specifically stated, it does not mean that we endorse the content of others or has any form of affiliation with external content providers, including sponsorship or any other form of compensation from providing the link to the external site.  Furthermore, we are not responsible for any consequences resulting for using the link on this site to navigate to an external site.

Content from visitors

We take no responsibility and assume no liability for the content of or for any mistakes, defamation, libel, slander, omissions, falsehoods, obscenity, pornography, or profanity submitted by visitors or content providers to this site.

By posting or transmitting any unlawful, threatening, obscene, libelous, defamatory, scandalous, inflammatory, pornographic, nasty, mean, or profane material or any material that may be considered a criminal offense or a violation of any law, you may commit a criminal offence. We will fully cooperate with any applicable law enforcement authority and submit all relevant information that the court might ask us to in order to identify the perpetrator and other relevant information to the case.

Technology


Part of the technology used to provide this service is our exclusive intellectual property. Unless otherwise stated, any software owned by us and used on the site or in preparation of the site is illegal without our concent and under a software license.

Modifications to the site

The web pages on this site may and will be changed without notice.

Agreement

This Agreement is governed by the laws of the State of California, U.S.A. without regard to principles of conflict of laws.

To the extent you have in any manner violated or threatened to violate this site and/or its affiliates’ intellectual property rights, this site and/or its affiliates may seek injunctive or other appropriate relief in any state or federal court in the State of California, and you consent to exclusive jurisdiction and venue in such courts.

Any other disputes will be resolved as follows: If a dispute arises under this agreement, we agree to first try to resolve it with the help of a mutually agreed-upon mediator in the following location: California, U.S.A. Any costs and fees other than attorney fees associated with the mediation will be shared equally by both parties.

If it proves impossible to arrive at a mutually satisfactory solution through mediation, we agree to submit the dispute to binding arbitration at the following location: California, U.S.A., under the rules of the American Arbitration Association. Judgment upon the award rendered by the arbitration may be entered in any court with jurisdiction to do so.

This statement and the policies outlined herein are not intended to and do not create any contractual or other legal rights in or on behalf of any party.