- June 18, 2016
- Posted by: Piers Midwinter
- Category: Teaching
Ownership of site content
All text, graphics, user interfaces, visual interfaces, photographs, trademarks, logos, sounds, music, artwork and computer code (collectively referred to as the “content”), including but not limited to the design, structure, selection, coordination, expression, “look and feel” and arrangement of such content, contained on the site is owned, controlled or licensed by or to Piers Midwinter, and is protected by trade dress, copyright, patent and trademark laws, and various other intellectual property rights and unfair competition laws.
Your Use of the Site
You may not use any “deep-link”, “page-scrape”, “robot”, “spider” or other automatic devices, program, algorithm or methodology, or any similar or equivalent manual process, to access, acquire, copy or monitor any portion of the site or any content, or in any way reproduce or circumvent the navigational structure or presentation of the site or any content, to obtain or attempt to obtain any materials, documents or information through any means not purposely made available through the site. I reserve the right to bar any illegal activity.
You may not attempt to gain unauthorized access to any portion or feature of the Site, or any other systems or networks connected to the site or to my server, or to any of the services offered on or through the site, by hacking, password “mining” or any other illegitimate means. This website tracks the IP address of anyone trying to gain illegal access to the website. Anyone trying to gain illegal access will be banned and blacklisted.
You may not probe, scan or test the vulnerability of the site or any network connected to the site, nor breach the security or authentication measures on the Site or any network connected to the Site. You may not reverse look-up, trace or seek to trace any information on any other user of or visitor to the site, or any other customer of mine, including any account not owned by you, to its source, or exploit the site or any service or information made available or offered by or through the site, in any way where the purpose is to reveal any information, including but not limited to personal identification or information, other than your own information, as provided for by the site. This website is secured with McAfee Secure and also through a Comodo EV SSL certificate. Information on this is found on my webpage about Trust.
You agree that you will not take any action that imposes an unreasonable or disproportionately large load on the infrastructure of the site or my systems or networks, or any systems or networks connected to the site or to me
You agree not to use any device, software or routine to interfere or attempt to interfere with the proper working of the Site or any transaction being conducted on the Site, or with any other person’s use of the Site.
You may not forge headers or otherwise manipulate identifiers in order to disguise the origin of any message or transmittal you send to me on or through the site or any service offered on or through the site. You may not pretend that you are, or that you represent, someone else, or impersonate any other individual or entity.
Terms and Conditions – Purchases
Piers Midwinters obligations, if any, with regard to its products and services, are governed solely by the agreements pursuant to which they are provided, and nothing on this Site should be construed to alter such agreements.
I may make changes to any products or services offered on the site, or to the applicable prices for any such products or services, at any time, without notice. The materials on the site with respect to products and services may be out of date, and Piers Midwinter makes no commitment to update the materials on the site with respect to such products and services.
Account Security and Passwords
Certain features or services offered on or through the Site may require you to open an account (including setting up an Piers Midwinter ID and password). You are entirely responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of the information you hold for your account, including your password, and for any and all activity that occurs under your account as a result of your failing to keep this information secure and confidential. You agree to notify me immediately of any unauthorized use of your account or password, or any other breach of security. You may be held liable for losses incurred by Piers Midwinter or any other user of or visitor to the site due to someone else using your ID, password or account as a result of your failing to keep your account information secure and confidential.
You may not use anyone else’s ID, password or account at any time without the express permission and consent of the holder of that ID, password or account. The owner of the ID cannot and will not be liable for any loss or damage arising from your failure to comply with these obligations.
Links to other sites and to my site
This site may contain links to other independent third-party Web sites (“Linked Sites”). I actively encourage positive link exchanges to increase my digital footprint.
I do not promise that the site, any content, service or feature of the site will be error-free or interrupted, or that any defects will be corrected, or that your use of the site will provide specific results. The site and its content are delivered on an “as-is” and “as-available basis. All information provided on the site is subject to change without notice.
This website uses McAfee secure to check for viruses etc. I try hard to ensure that this website is safe to use at all times. I can not guarantee it will be safe under all circumstances. I disclaim all warranties, express or applied, including any warranties of accuracy, non-infringement, merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose. I disclaim any and all liabilities for the acts, omissions and conduct of any third parties in connection with or related to your use of the site and/or any of my services. You assume total responsibility for your use of the site and any linked sites. Your sole remedy against Piers Midwinter for dissatisfaction with the site or any site content is to stop using the site or any such content. This limitation of relief is a part of the bargain between the parties.
The above disclaimer applies to any damages, liability or injuries caused by any failure of performance, error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation or transmission, computer virus, communication line failure, theft or destruction of or unauthorized access to, alteration of, or use, whether for breach of contract, tort, negligence or any other cause of action.
I reserve the right to do any of the following, at any time, without notice: to modify, suspend or terminate operation of or access to the site, or any portion of the Site, for any reason; to modify or change the site, or any portion of the Site, and any applicable policies or terms; and to interrupt the operation of the site, or any portion of the site, as necessary to perform routine or non-routine maintenance, error correction, or other changes.
Limitation of Liability
Except where prohibited by law, in no event will I be liable to you for any indirect, consequential, exemplary, incidental or punitive damages, including lost profits, even if I have been advised of the possibility of such damages.
You agree to indemnify and hold Best Language, its officers, directors, shareholders, predecessors, successors in interest, employees, agents, subsidiaries and affiliates, harmless from any demands, loss, liability, claims or expenses (including attorneys’ fees), made against Piers Midwinter by any third party due to or arising out of or in connection with your use of the Site.
You agree that all matters relating to your access to or use of the site, including all disputes, will be governed by the laws of the country without regard to its conflicts of laws provisions. You agree to the personal jurisdiction by and venue in courts and waive any objection to such jurisdiction or venue.
Void Where Prohibited
I administer and operate the site. Although the site is accessible worldwide, not all features, products or services discussed, referenced, provided or offered through or on the site are available to all persons or in all geographic locations, or appropriate or available for use outside Poland. I reserve the right to limit, in its sole discretion, the provision and quantity of any feature, product or service to any person or geographic area. Any offer for any feature, product or service made on the site is void where prohibited. If you choose to access the site from outside Poland, you do so on your own initiative and you are solely responsible for complying with applicable local laws.