1. GENERAL RULES AND DEFINITIONS
(a) If you choose to use, view or access any aspect of the brutalbusiness.com Internet web-site (the "Site"), you will be agreeing to abide by all of the terms and conditions of this Agreement between you and brutalbusiness.com and any of its affiliated companies, licensees, partners and operators.
(b) Brutalbusiness.com may change, revise or remove any content of this Agreement at any time, without necessarily providing explicit notice to you, though an alert regarding any such changes will be made to the Site.
(c) If, for any reason whatsoever, you do not agree with any of the terms, conditions, or rules set out in this Agreement, you are directed to close your web browser or redirect your URL to another location IMMEDIATELY.
(d) Your continued use of the site now, or following the posting of notice of any changes in these operating rules, will indicate ongoing knowledge of and acceptance by you of such terms, conditions, rules, changes, or modifications in their entirety.
(e) Brutalbusiness.com may change, suspend or discontinue any aspect of the Site at any time, including the availability of any Site feature, database, or content. Brutalbusiness.com may also impose limits on certain features and Sites or restrict your access to any part, or all of, the Site without any notice or liability to you.
2. BRUTALBUSINESS.COM CONTENT AND SUBMISSION POLICY
(a) The contents of the Site are intended for your personal, non-commercial use ONLY. All materials published or viewable on brutalbusiness.com (including, but not necessarily limited to, news articles, photographs, letters, articles, opinion columns, images, illustrations, audio clips and video clips, which shall collectively be referred to as the "Content") are protected by copyright of brutalbusiness.com or the individual contributor of the Content, who may or may not be credited as the provider of the Content. You agree to abide by all additional copyright notices, information, or restrictions contained in any Content accessed through the Site.
(b) All submissions to the Site by any user are deemed to have the copyright therein transferred to brutalbusiness.com.
(c) The Site and its Contents are protected by copyright pursuant to all Canadian, American, and international copyright laws. You may not, at any time or in any way, modify, publish, transmit, participate in the transfer or sale of, reproduce, create new works from, distribute, perform, display, or in any way exploit, any of the Content or the Site in whole or in part without our express written consent.
(d) SIMPLY PUT: If you did not write or post any text, or take any photographs or create any images yourself, you DO NOT own the copyright in that work and are NOT entitled to treat any Content on the Site as your own in any way, shape, or form. The Content is provided for your private use only, and is expected to remain on the Site and not fixed in any other form, in whole or in part, anywhere else.
(e) Brutalbusiness.com will not be liable for any delays, inaccuracies, errors or omissions in any such Content, or in the transmission or delivery of all or any part thereof, or for any damages arising therefrom.
(f) We take absolutely no responsibility whatsoever for any of the opinions expressed on the Site by any party that is not affiliated with brutalbusiness.com. The opinions expressed on the Site are solely those of the writer and do not necessarily reflect the opinions or beliefs of brutalbusiness.com or any of its affiliates, and we will not be liable for any statements made by a third party that may be legally actionable. COMPLIANCE WITH ALL LAWS REGARDING THE CONTENT OF YOUR SUBMISSIONS IS YOUR SOLE RESPONSIBILITY AT ALL TIMES. Please see Section XX below regarding your representations and warranties to us.
3. NATURE OF SUBMISSIONS
(a) We encourage you to state any opinions that you may have, and to relate for the benefit of other users of the Site your own personal experiences. However, all submissions shall be made in accordance with the terms of this section 3 in particular and this Agreement in general.
(b) You shall not upload to, distribute, post or otherwise publish anywhere on the Site that allows for your input any libelous, defamatory, obscene, pornographic, abusive, or otherwise illegal material. You may state your opinion freely . BUT YOU CANNOT CLAIM INFORMATION IS A FACT IF IT IS UNTRUE OR YOU SUSPECT IT IS UNTRUE. This also includes any information you wish to post that you cannot independently verify as being true i.e. any story told to you by a friend or acquaintance but that you have no way of establishing its authenticity. this is HEARSAY and you should refrain from relating any such information unless you state "This information was provided to me by a third party . I do not know if it is true or not, but I believe it to be so" at the beginning of the submission.
(c) Generally, and notwithstanding that we want you to be honest, we require that you be courteous at all times toward other users of the Site. You agree that you will not threaten or verbally abuse other users, use defamatory language, or deliberately disrupt any threads, discussions or forums with repetitive messages, meaningless messages or any content that serves a commercial purpose or would otherwise be regarded as spam.
(d) Being courteous also requires the use of appropriate and respectful language. Like any community, and especially one designed to identify those that take advantage of others in the business world for the benefit and protection of others, everyone that visits the Site needs to feel secure and unthreatened. You therefore agree not to use language that abuses or discriminates on the basis of race, religion, nationality, gender, sexual preference, age, region, disability, etc.
(e) We encourage an open dialogue among all members and other participants. In a community like that populating the Site that, by definition, contains members with strong feelings and opinions about any number of issues, it is inevitable that there will be disagreements. Therefore, and while we encourage active, vibrant discussions and debate on the Site, personal attacks in any form will not be tolerated.
(f) The Site shall be used exclusively for non-commercial purposes other than as authorized by us. You shall not, without the express written consent of brutalbusiness.com, distribute, upload, post or otherwise publish any material containing any solicitation of funds, advertising or solicitation for goods or services or any links to other Internet web-sites offering same.
(g) YOU ARE SOLELY RESPONSIBLE FOR THE CONTENT OF YOUR SUBMISSIONS. However, while we don’t, nor can we, review every submission made to the Site and are not in any way responsible for the content of any such submissions, brutalbusiness.com reserves the right to delete, move, or edit any submissions that it, in its sole discretion, deems abusive, defamatory, obscene, in violation of copyright or trademark laws, or otherwise unacceptable for any reason whatsoever.
(h) You specifically acknowledge and agree that any submissions you make to the Site may be edited, removed, modified, published, transmitted, and displayed on the Site and you waive any moral rights you may have in having the material altered or changed in a manner not agreeable to you.
4. THIRD PARTY INTERNET LINKS
(a) Brutalbusiness.com contains links to other World Wide Web Internet sites for the purpose of providing access to additional resources and the sponsors and affiliates of brutalbusiness.com. We offer no guarantee or representation of suchany such linked websites’ content, safety or stability and if you proceed to any externally-linked website you do so at your own risk. should direct any concerns regarding any external link to the site administrator or Webmaster of such site.
5. REPRESENTATIONS, WARRANTIES AND INDEMNIFICATION
(a) You represent, warrant and covenant that (a) no materials of any kind submitted by you or through your account will (i) violate, plagiarize, or infringe upon the rights of any third party, including copyright, trademark, privacy or other personal or proprietary rights; or (ii) contain libelous or otherwise unlawful material; and
(b)that you are at least sixteen years of age and any submissions made by you or
(b) You hereby indemnify, defend, save and hold harmless brutalbusiness.com and all officers, directors, agents, owners, principals, information providers, employees, affiliates, licensors and licensees (collectively, the "Indemnified Parties") from and against any and all liability and costs, including, without limitation, reasonable legal fees, that are or may be incurred by the Indemnified Parties in connection with any claim arising out of any breach by you or any user of your account of this Agreement or the foregoing representations, warranties and covenants. You shall use your best efforts to cooperate as fully as reasonably required in the defense of any such claim. Brutalbusiness.com reserves the right, at its own expense, to assume the exclusive defense and control of any matter subject to indemnification by you, though it is under no requirement to do so at any time.
(c) Brutalbusiness.com does not represent, verify, support or endorse the accuracy or reliability of any advice, opinion, statement, or any other information howsoever displayed, uploaded, posted or distributed on the Site by any user, information provider or any other person or entity. You acknowledge that any reliance upon any such opinion, advice, statement, memorandum, or information shall be at your sole and exclusive risk. BRUTALBUSINESS.COM IS AVAILABLE ON-LINE ON AN "AS IS" BASIS ONLY AND WITHOUT WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, WARRANTIES OF TITLE OR IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR PURPOSE. YOU HEREBY ACKNOWLEDGE THAT USE OF THE SITE IS AT YOUR SOLE AND EXCLUSIVE RISK AND THAT YOU SHALL DO SO ONLY IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE TERMS OF THIS AGREEMENT.
6. SECURITY AND YOUR ACCOUNT
(iii) select or use a username that brutalbusiness.com, in its sole discretion, deems offensive or inappropriate in any way. Failure to comply with the foregoing shall constitute a breach of this Agreement, which may result in immediate termination of your account. Please note that you and you alone shall be responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your password, and that no person affiliated with or authorized by brutalbusiness.com will ever ask you to reveal your password.
(b) You shall immediately notify suspected unauthorized use(s) of your account, or any known or suspected breach of security, including loss, theft, or unauthorized disclosure of your password or other personal or sensitive information.
through your account will be true and accurate in all respects.
(c) You must be 16 years or older to register on the Site and you acknowledge thatyou are at least 16 years of age in the event you register on the Site. Though youmay use the Site without registration, some functionality and access to certaininformation on the Site may be limited.
(d) You are responsible for all of your usage or activity on the Site, including use ofthe account by any third party authorized by you to use your username andpassword. Any fraudulent, abusive, or otherwise illegal activity may be groundsfor termination of your registration, as determined in our sole and unfettereddiscretion. We reserve the right to work with any law enforcement agencies thatmay be required in the event the use of your registration violates the laws of anystate, province, territory or nation.
(a) We reserve the right to send e-mail to you for the purpose of informing you ofchanges or additions to the Site or to provide you with other information that wefeel may be of interest. You may opt out of receiving this information.
(c) We may contact you via e-mail regarding your participation in user surveys,asking for feedback on the Site in a variety of ways. This information will be usedto improve the Site and to better understand our users, and any information weobtain in such surveys will not be shared with third parties except in aggregateform.
(a) You may terminate your registration at any time by sending an e-mail to: firstname.lastname@example.org e-mail that the request was received, and your access will be suspended within 48 hours..
(b) Brutalbusiness.com may, in its sole discretion, terminate or suspend your accessto all or part of the Site for any reason including, without limitation, breach of thisAgreement.
(a) This Agreement shall be construed and enforced exclusively in accordance withlaws of the Province of Ontario and the laws of the Country of Canada applicabletherein. Any action or legal or administrative proceeding undertaken in respect ofthis Agreement shall be brought in any court of competent jurisdiction within theProvince of Ontario.