These Terms and Conditions outline the rules and regulations for the use of Systems in Distress, the business blog (content website). By accessing this website, we assume you accept these terms and conditions in full. Do not continue to use Systems in Distress if you do not agree to all the terms and conditions stated on this page.
The following terminology applies to these Terms and Conditions: “User”, “You”, and “Your” refers to you, the person accessing this website and accepting the terms and conditions. “Systems in Distress”, “We”, “Our”, and “Us” refers to our business blog (content website). “Party”, “Parties”, or “Us” refers to both the User and ourselves, or either the User or ourselves.
Unless otherwise stated, Systems in Distress and/or its licensors own the intellectual property rights for all material on Systems in Distress. All intellectual property rights are reserved. You may view and/or print pages from this website for your personal use subject to restrictions set in these terms and conditions.
You must not:
- Republish material from Systems in Distress.
- Sell, rent or sub-license material from Systems in Distress.
- Reproduce, duplicate or copy material from Systems in Distress.
Hyperlinking to our Content
The following organizations may link to our website without prior written approval:
- Government agencies
- Search engines
- News organizations
- Online directory distributors when they list us in the directory may link to our website in the same manner they hyperlink to the websites of other listed businesses.
- Systemwide Accredited Businesses except soliciting non-profit organizations, charity shopping malls, and charity fundraising groups which may not hyperlink to our website.
We may approve link requests from organizations, such as:
- Commonly-known consumer and/or business information sources.
- Dot.com community sites.
- Associations or other groups representing charities.
- Online directory distributors.
- Internet portals.
- Accounting, law, and consulting firms.
- Educational institutions and trade associations.
We will approve link requests from these organizations if we determine that:
(a) The link would not reflect unfavorably on us or our accredited businesses (for example, trade associations or other organizations representing inherently suspect types of business, such as work-at-home opportunities, shall not be allowed to link), and (b) The organization does not have an unsatisfactory record with us, and (c) The benefit to us from the visibility associated with the hyperlink outweighs the absence of link is in the context of general resource information or is otherwise consistent with editorial content in a newsletter or similar product furthering the mission of the organization.
These organizations may link to our home page, to publications or to other website information so long as the link:
(a) Is not in any way misleading. (b) Does not falsely imply sponsorship, endorsement, or approval of the linking party and its products or services. (c) Fits within the context of the linking party’s site.
If you are among the organizations listed in paragraph 2 above and are interested in linking to our website, you must notify us by sending an e-mail to hello@systemsin distress.com. Please include your name, your organization name, contact information (such as a phone number and/or e-mail address) as well as the URL of your site, a list of any URLs from which you intend to link to our Website, and a list of the URL(s) on our site to which you would like to link. Allow 2-3 weeks for a response.
Approved organizations may hyperlink to our Website as follows:
- By use of our corporate name; or
- By use of the uniform resource locator (URL) being linked to; or
- By use of any other description of our Website or material being linked to that makes sense within the context and format of content on the linking party’s site.
No use of Systems in Distress’s logo or other artwork will be allowed for linking absent a trademark license agreement.
Reservation of Rights
We reserve the right at any time and in its sole discretion to request that you remove all links or any particular link to our website. You agree to immediately remove all links to our website upon such request. We also reserve the right to amend these terms and conditions and its linking policy at any time. By continuing to link to our website, you agree to be bound to and abide by these linking terms and conditions.
Removal of Links from our Website
If you find any link on our website or any linked website objectionable for any reason, you may Contact Us about this. We will consider requests to remove links but will have no obligation to do so or to respond directly to you.
Whilst we endeavor to ensure that the information on this website is correct, we do not warrant its completeness or accuracy; nor do we commit to ensuring that the website remains available or that the material on the website is kept up to date.
We shall have no responsibility or liability for any content appearing on your website. You agree to indemnify and defend us against all claims arising out of or based upon your website. No link(s) may appear on any page on your website or within any context containing content or materials that may be interpreted as libelous, obscene or criminal, or which infringes, otherwise violates, or advocates the infringement or other violation of, any third-party rights.
To the maximum extent permitted by applicable law, we exclude all representations, warranties, and conditions relating to our website and the use of this website (including, without limitation, any warranties implied by law in respect of satisfactory quality, fitness for purpose, and/or the use of reasonable care and skill). Nothing in this Disclaimer will:
- Limit or exclude our or your liability for death or personal injury resulting from negligence.
- Limit or exclude our or your liability for fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation.
Limit any of our or your liabilities in any way that is not permitted under applicable law. Or
Exclude any of our or your liabilities that may not be excluded under applicable law.
The limitations and exclusions of liability set out in this Section and elsewhere in this disclaimer: (a) are subject to the preceding paragraph; and (b) govern all liabilities arising under the disclaimer or in relation to the subject matter of this disclaimer, including liabilities arising in contract, in tort (including negligence), and for breach of statutory duty.
We may revise these terms and conditions from time-to-time. Revised terms and conditions will apply to the use of this website from the date of the publication of the revised terms and conditions on this website. Please check this page regularly to ensure you are familiar with the current version.
We may transfer, sub-contract or otherwise deal with our rights and/or obligations under these terms and conditions without notifying you or obtaining your consent. You may not transfer, sub-contract or otherwise deal with your rights and/or obligations under these terms and conditions.
If a provision of these terms and conditions is determined by any court or other competent authority to be unlawful and/or unenforceable, the other provisions will continue in effect. If any unlawful and/or unenforceable provision would be lawful or enforceable if part of it were deleted, that part will be deemed to be deleted, and the rest of the provision will continue in effect.
These terms and conditions constitute the entire agreement between you and Systems in Distress in relation to your use of this website and supersede all previous agreements in respect of your use of this website.
Law and Jurisdiction
These terms and conditions will be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the state of Terms and Conditions, and any disputes relating to these terms and conditions will be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of Terms and Conditions.
Please note that the above-mentioned terms and conditions are a sample and should be reviewed, amended, and adapted to meet the needs and requirements of your specific business and website. We strongly recommendseeking legal advice to ensure that your terms and conditions are adequately addressed.