Terms of Service
Scope of Terms
Welcome to www.thedesigntruth.com (the “Website”). The Website and services and products offered may include, but are not limited to, articles, reference materials, and communication tools (the “Services”). The Website is owned and operated by The Design Truth (“us,” “our,” and “we”).
Access to all areas of the Website is provided in accordance with the following terms (the “Terms”). By using the Website, you electronically agree to be legally bound by the Terms, which govern your use of the Website. If you do not agree to all of these Terms, please immediately discontinue any further use of the Website. Your failure to follow the Terms may result in suspension or termination of your access to the Website.
We may change these Terms at any time. Continued access to the Website by you will constitute your acceptance of any changes or revisions to the Terms.
General Usage Rules
We reserve the right to refuse service to anyone for any reason at any time.
You agree not to disrupt, modify or interfere with the Website, or its associated software, hardware, and/or servers in any way, and you agree not to impede or interfere with others’ use of the Website. You further agree not to alter or tamper with any information or materials on or associated with the Website.
Your right to use the Website is personal to you. You may not sub-license, transfer, sell or assign your right to access or use the Website to any third party without prior our written approval. Any attempt to do so will be null and void and will be considered a material breach of the Terms.
You will be solely responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your password. You are solely responsible for all usage or activity on your account including, but not limited to, use of the account by any person who uses your ID and password. If you have reason to believe that your account is no longer secure (for example, in the event of a loss, theft, or unauthorized disclosure or use of your ID, password or any credit, debit or charge card number stored on the Website), you must promptly change your password and notify us by contacting us my email at the following address: email@example.com.
You acknowledge and agree that the Website and the information, content and software presented to you through or by the Website or used in connection with the Website contain proprietary and confidential information that is protected under applicable domestic and international intellectual property laws, including those pertaining to the protection of copyrights, trademarks, service marks, and patents, and security components that protect digital information. Except as expressly authorized by us, you agree not to sell, rewrite, modify, redistribute, create derivative works, or rent any part of the Website or any information, product or service presented to you through the Website, in whole or in part.
You may not remove any copyright notices from our materials. We reserve all of our other rights not granted in these Terms. You agree not to access the Website by any means other than through the interface that is provided by us for use in accessing the Website.
We grant you a personal, non-exclusive, non-transferable, limited and revocable license to use the Website and the Services subject to these Terms. You may not use the Website or the Services in a manner that exceeds the rights granted for your use, which includes unauthorized copying or distribution of any of the content displayed or used on the Website or creating an unauthorized derivative work of any product or Service.
Information Provided by You
Restrictions Applicable to Use
In connection with your use of the Website, you may not post, email, transmit or otherwise distribute: (a) Information infringing on intellectual property or privacy rights of others; Information that is unlawful, harmful, obscene, defamatory, harassing, abusive, or slanderous in our sole opinion; (b) Information that harm minors in any way; (c) viruses or other harmful computer code designed to interrupt, destroy or limit the use of any computer software or hardware, or (d) confidential information belonging to any other person. In addition, you may not engage in any conduct to: (a) collect information about others; (b) interfere with the Website or the servers or other technology hardware used by the Website; (c) inhibit others from using the Website, or (e) allow any other person or entity to use your password or other identification; or (f) violate any law or regulation.
Products and Services
Certain products or services may be available exclusively online through the Website. These products or services may have limited quantities and are subject to return or exchange only according to the stated return policy for each product or service.
We reserve the right, but are not obligated, to limit the sales of our products or services to any person, geographic region or jurisdiction. We may exercise this right on a case-by-case basis. We reserve the right to limit the quantities of any products or services that we offer. Prices for our products are subject to change without notice. All descriptions of products or product pricing are subject to change at anytime without notice, at the sole discretion of us. We reserve the right to discontinue any product at any time. Any offer for any product or service made on this site is void where prohibited.
We do not warrant that the quality of any products, Services, information, or other material purchased or obtained by you will meet your expectations, or that any errors in a product or service will be corrected. We do not guarantee any particular results from use of any product or Service.
Disclaimers of Warranties
WE PROVIDE THE WEBSITE “AS IS”, “WITH ALL FAULTS” AND “AS AVAILABLE.” WE MAKE NO EXPRESS WARRANTIES OR GUARANTEES ABOUT THE WEBSITE. TO THE EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, WE DISCLAIM IMPLIED WARRANTIES THAT THE WEBSITE IS MERCHANTABLE, OF SATISFACTORY QUALITY, ACCURATE, FIT FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE OR NEED, OR NON-INFRINGING.
WE DO NOT GUARANTEE ANY PARTICULAR RESULTS THAT MAY BE OBTAINED FROM THE USE OF THE WEBSITE, INCLUDING ANY INFORMATION OR CONTENT OBTAINED AS A RESULT OF USING THE WEBSITE WILL BE EFFECTIVE, RELIABLE, ACCURATE, OR MEET YOUR REQUIREMENTS. WE DO NOT GUARANTEE THAT YOU WILL BE ABLE TO ACCESS OR USE THE WEBSITE (EITHER DIRECTLY OR THROUGH THIRD-PARTY NETWORKS) AT TIMES OR LOCATIONS OF YOUR CHOOSING. NO ORAL OR WRITTEN INFORMATION OR ADVICE GIVEN BY OUR REPRESENTATIVES SHALL CREATE A WARRANTY. YOU MAY HAVE ADDITIONAL CONSUMER RIGHTS UNDER YOUR LOCAL LAWS THAT THIS CONTRACT CANNOT CHANGE. YOU USE THE WEBSITE AT YOUR OWN RISK.
WE SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY INDIRECT, SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR EXEMPLARY DAMAGES ARISING FROM YOUR USE OF THE SERVICE. THESE EXCLUSIONS APPLY TO ANY CLAIMS FOR LOST PROFITS, LOST DATA, LOSS OF GOODWILL, WORK STOPPAGE, COMPUTER FAILURE OR MALFUNCTION, OR ANY OTHER COMMERCIAL DAMAGES OR LOSSES, EVEN IF WE OR OUR SERVICE PROVIDERS KNEW OR SHOULD HAVE KNOWN THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. BECAUSE SOME STATES OR JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OR THE LIMITATION OF LIABILITY FOR CONSEQUENTIAL OR INCIDENTAL DAMAGES, IN SUCH STATES OR JURISDICTIONS, THE SERVICE PROVIDERS’ LIABILITY IN SUCH STATE OR JURISDICTION IS LIMITED TO THE EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.
You agree to defend, indemnify, and hold us, our officers, directors, employees, agents, licensors, and suppliers, harmless from and against any claims, actions or demands, liabilities and settlements including without limitation, reasonable legal and related fees and expenses, resulting from, or alleged to result from, your violation of these Terms.
Notice and Take Down Procedures and Copyright Agent
If you believe any materials accessible on or from the Website infringe your copyright, trademark or other legal rights, you may request removal of those materials (or access thereto) from the Website by contacting us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Termination and Modification
You agree that we may without prior notice, discontinue, temporarily or permanently, the Website (or any part thereof) or eliminate your account, any associated email address, and remove any information you uploaded or provided to the Website with or without notice. Cause for termination will include, but not be limited to, (a) violations of these Terms or or any other policy of The Design Truth, (b) requests by law enforcement or other government agencies, (c) a request by you (d) discontinuance or material modification to the Website, or (e) unexpected technical or security issues or problems.
These Terms and the policies, rules and guidelines posted on the Website constitute the entire contract between you and us and supersede all previous written or oral contracts. If any part of the Terms is held invalid or unenforceable, that portion will be construed in a manner consistent with applicable law to reflect, as nearly as possible, the original intentions of the parties, and the remaining portions will remain in full force and effect.
Choice of Law and Place for Resolving Disputes
The laws of Ontario, Canada govern this contract and any claim or dispute that you may have against us, without regard to its conflict of laws rules, and that the United Nations Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods will have no applicability. You further agree that any disputes or claims that you may have against us will be exclusively resolved by a court located in Ontario, Canada. You irrevocably consent to the venue and jurisdiction of such courts.
BY AGREEING TO THIS AGREEMENT, YOU ARE: (1) WAIVING CLAIMS THAT YOU MIGHT OTHERWISE HAVE AGAINST US BASED ON THE LAWS OF OTHER JURISDICTIONS, INCLUDING YOUR OWN; (2) IRREVOCABLY CONSENTING TO THE EXCLUSIVE JURISDICTION OF, AND VENUE IN, STATE AND FEDERAL COURTS IN THE STATE OF OVER ANY DISPUTES OR CLAIMS YOU HAVE WITH US; AND (3) SUBMITTING YOURSELF TO THE PERSONAL JURISDICTION OF COURTS LOCATED IN FOR THE PURPOSE OF RESOLVING ANY SUCH DISPUTES OR CLAIMS
We may assign this contract at any time without notice to you. You may not assign this contract to anyone else.
Execution of Agreement
Your continued use of the Website constitutes your acceptance of these Terms as a legal contract and the equivalent of an electronic signature. Natural persons executing this contract warrant and represent that they are at least eighteen (18) years of age. Users and the person executing this Agreement on behalf of any user that is a proprietorship, corporation, partnership or other entity, represent that such Person is duly authorized by all necessary and appropriate corporate or other action to execute this contract on behalf of the user.