Disclaimer of Warranties and Limitation of Liability
THE WEBSITE IS PROVIDED ON AN "AS IS" AND "AS AVAILABLE" BASIS. WE AND OUR AGENTS MAKE NO REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, NON-INFRINGEMENT OR OTHERWISE, AS TO THE OPERATION OF THIS SITE, OR THE ACCURACY, TIMELINESS, OR COMPLETENESS OF INFORMATION, CONTENT, MATERIALS, OR SERVICES INCLUDED ON THIS SITE. YOU EXPRESSLY AGREE THAT YOUR USE OF THIS SITE AND ANY INFORMATION CONTAINED HEREIN IS AT YOUR SOLE RISK. WE ARE NOT LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES OF ANY KIND ARISING FROM THE USE OF THIS SITE, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, PUNITIVE, AND CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES.
CERTAIN STATE LAWS DO NOT ALLOW LIMITATIONS ON IMPLIED WARRANTIES OR THE EXCLUSION OR LIMITATION OF CERTAIN DAMAGES. THEREFORE, SOME OR ALL OF THE ABOVE DISCLAIMERS, EXCLUSIONS, OR LIMITATIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU, AND YOU MIGHT HAVE ADDITIONAL RIGHTS.
We reserve the right to modify these Terms of Service at any time by posting such change here. Your continued use of these Website after such change is made constitutes acceptance of and agreement to be bound by the Terms of Service as modified.
ratedgee.com respects the intellectual property of others, and we ask users of our Web sites to do the same. In accordance with the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) and other applicable law, we have adopted a policy of terminating, in appropriate circumstances and at our sole discretion, subscribers or account holders who are deemed to be repeat infringers. We may also at our sole discretion limit access to our Web site and/or terminate the accounts of any users who infringe any intellectual property rights of others, whether or not there is any repeat infringement.
When does ratedgee.com collect my personal information?
You may provide personal information to ratedgee.com by: (1) sharing your e-mail address and subscribing to email newsletters or requesting site updates, (2) sharing personal information when you provide tips to our news department, or (3) sharing personal information when you post comments on our posts or stories. We may also ask for other information at other times but at no time will you be required to share any personal information to gain complete access to our site.
In addition to personal information-such as name, street and e-mail addresses, and telephone numbers-we may also collect information that is in no way personally identifiable. This may include the operating system you are working on, the internet browser you are using, the domain name of your internet service provider, and the web sites you visit directly before and after your visit to ratedgee.com.
How does ratedgee.com use my personal information?
The more we know about you, the better we are able to customize our web site to suit your personal preferences and interests. The e-mail address you provide may be used byratedgee.com for any reason, such as contacting you for editorial purposes or to advise you of any changes to our site. We may also from time to time send you messages about our marketing partners' products.
When you sign up for our updates or receive e-mail messages from ratedgee.com, you will always be given the chance to opt-out of special offers and site updates. You may change your preferences at any time and will only be contacted in manners consistent with your stated preferences.
Non-personally identifiable information (such as stated above) may be shared in aggregate form with our advertisers or marketing partners but your personally identifiable information will never be disclosed to them.
Is there anything else I should know about my privacy and ratedgee.com?
Any information you disclose voluntarily on our comments pages or in any forums we may develop in the future becomes public information. We cannot control the actions of our site users and advise you to use your discretion in sharing information about yourself on the internet. All information sharing is optional and done so at your own risk. Privacy is a very personal matter and we encourage you to be careful and responsible when disclosing personal information online.
Accuracy of Information
We work hard to make sure all information provided on the Website is accurate, up-to-date and complete. However, the information and materials on the Website may contain errors or inaccuracies, including both typographical and substantive errors. We reserve the right, in our sole discretion, without any obligation and without any notice requirement, to discontinue, change, improve or correct the information, materials and descriptions on the Website and to suspend or deny access to the Website for scheduled or unscheduled maintenance, upgrades, improvements or corrections. Any dated information is published as of its date only, and we have no responsibility to update or amend any such information.
Links to Other Websites
These Terms of Services apply only to our Website. We
provide links to other websites, but we do not control what
those websites say or do. In particular, websites to which
we link may request your personal and/or financial
information. We are not responsible for other sites'
content, information collection practices, or use of the
information they collect. Links to other websites do not
constitute an endorsement of those sites or their content,
owners, or posters.
We encourage you to link to our Website, but you acknowledge that such linking does not constitute an endorsement by us of you, your website, or any information or content therein.
Your use of Information Contained on Website
The entire Website is copyrighted. Certain articles or materials within the Website also may be separately copyrighted by us or by others, as indicated. If you find these materials useful, you may download, copy, display, print out, or send a copy to others so long as each copy indicates the appropriate copyright notice, credits us as your source, and is used only for your personal use. You are expressly prohibited, however, from downloading, copying, displaying, printing out, or sending a copy to others for bulk or commercial uses, or for any defamatory or otherwise illegal purpose. You acknowledge that the permission granted in this section does not constitute an endorsement by us of you or your use of the information and content. Please contact us directly for special copyright permissions.
Limitations on Use
You may not attempt to gain unauthorized access to the Website, or computer systems or networks connected to the Website, through hacking, password or data mining, or any other means to circumvent security procedure. You may not use the Website in any manner that could damage, disable, overburden, or impair the Website or any service we provide, or interfere with any other party's use and enjoyment of the Website.
Content posted on our Website by our users is not guaranteed by us as to accuracy, completeness, or usefulness, and we do not endorse any content posted by our users. It is the responsibility of our Website users to evaluate the accuracy, completeness or usefulness of any content posted on our Website by other users.
You agree not to upload, post or otherwise make available on our Website any material protected by copyright, trademark or other proprietary right without the express permission of the owner of the copyright, trademark or other proprietary right. You agree and acknowledge that you have the burden of determining whether any material is or is not protected by copyright. By submitting material, you grant (or warrant that the owner of such material has expressly granted) to us the royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable, non-exclusive right and license to use, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish, translate and distribute such material (in whole or in part) worldwide and/or to incorporate it in other works in any form, media or technology now known or hereafter developed for the full term of any copyright that may exist in such material. You also permit any other user of the Website to access, view, store or reproduce the material for that user's personal use. You grant us the right to edit, copy, publish and distribute any material you make available to us.. You will indemnify us for, from and against all claims, losses, costs and expenses resulting from the content and information you supply.
You may not post or otherwise make available on our Website any content that is illegal, obscene, threatening, defamatory, or otherwise injurious to third parties. You may not impersonate any person or entity, or otherwise mislead as to the origin of your content. Further, you may not make use of our services to forge e-mail headers, or send bulk unsolicited e-mail messages. We have the right, but not the obligation, to monitor the content posted on our Website to determine compliance with our Terms of Service and/or to satisfy any law, regulation or government request. We have the right, in our sole discretion, to edit, refuse to post or remove any material submitted to or posted on our Website including, but not limited to, material that is unlawful, threatening, libelous, defamatory, obscene, pornographic, graphic, or otherwise objectionable.