Terms Of Service (TOS)
Terms of Service (TOS) for Tech Stumped; www.techstumped.com (hereafter referred to as, TechStumped, “website”, or “site”, or any similar term).
1. ACCEPTANCE OF TERMS
Tech Stumped provides its service to you, subject to the following Terms of Service (“TOS”), which may be updated by us from time to time without notice to you.
Your use of Tech Stumped (www.techstumped.com) constitutes your agreement to all such terms, conditions, policies and notices (the “Agreement”).
2. DESCRIPTION OF SERVICE
Tech Stumped provides users with access to a rich collection of resources through its network of properties (the “Service”). The Service includes a full copy of the current TechStumped site and its special content features. Unless explicitly stated otherwise, any new features that augment or enhance the current Service, including the release of new TechStumped services, shall be subject to the TOS. You understand and agree that the Service is provided “AS-IS” and that TechStumped assumes no responsibility for the timeliness, deletion, mis-delivery or failure to store any user communications or personalization settings.
3. MODIFICATIONS TO SERVICE
TechStumped reserves the right at any time and from time to time to modify or discontinue, temporarily or permanently, the Service (or any part thereof) with or without notice. You agree that TechStumped shall not be liable to you or to any third party for any modification, suspension or discontinuance of the Service.
TechStumped may change, add or remove any part of this Agreement, or any other terms associated with the use of the site, at any time, by posting the changes to the Terms of Service page of the Web site. Any changes shall become part of the Agreement and shall apply as soon as posted. By continuing to use TechStumped after a change is posted, you are indicating your acceptance of those changes.
4. REGISTRATION AND ACCOUNT CREATION
You may at times provide TechStumped with certain registration information if applicable, all of which must be accurate and updated (if any of your registration information changes, you can inform TechStumped by email to hello[a]TechStumped.com. You will be solely responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your password. You are solely responsible for all usage or activity on your TechStumped account including, but not limited to, use of the account by any person authorized by you.
You agree that you shall not use the website for any illegal purposes, and that you will respect all applicable laws and regulations.
You agree not to use the website in a way that may impair the performance, corrupt or manipulate the content or information available on the website or reduce the overall functionality of the website.
You agree not to compromise the security of the website or attempt to gain access to secured areas of the website or attempt to access any sensitive information you may believe exist on the website or server where it is hosted.
You agree to be fully responsible for any claim, expense, losses, liability, costs including legal fees incurred by us arising from any infringement of the terms and conditions in this agreement and to which you will have agreed if you continue to use the website.
The reproduction, distribution in any method whether online or offline is strictly prohibited. The work on the website and the images, logos, text and other such information is the property of www.techstumped.com ( unless otherwise stated ). If you feel in any way that content on this website has violated anyone else’s copyright please contact us at hello[at] techstumped.com as we assure you it was unintentional and we will endeavor to find a suitable resolution.
6. NON-TRANSFERABILITY OF SIGN-UP ACCOUNT
Your right to use this site is personal to you and you may not sub-license, transfer, sell or assign this agreement to any third party without our approval. Any attempt to do so will void your account.
7. SPONSORS, THIRD PARTIES AND ADVERTISERS
Your correspondence or business dealings with, or participation in promotions of, sponsors, third parties or advertisers found on or through the Service, including payment and delivery of related goods or services, and any other terms, conditions, warranties or representations associated with such dealings, are solely between you and such sponsor, third party or advertiser. You agree that TechStumped shall not be responsible or liable for any loss or damage of any sort incurred as the result of any such dealings or as the result of the presence of such sponsors, third parties or advertisers on the Service.
TechStumped may provide, or third parties may provide links to other sites or resources. Because TechStumped has no control over such sites and resources, you acknowledge and agree that TechStumped is not responsible for the availability of such external sites or resources, and does not endorse and is not responsible or liable for any content, accuracy, quality, advertising, products, or other materials on or available from such sites or resources. You further acknowledge and agree that TechStumped shall not be responsible or liable, directly or indirectly, for any damage or loss caused or alleged to be caused by or in connection with use of or reliance on any such content, goods or services available on or through any such site or resource.
9. DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTIES
YOU EXPRESSLY UNDERSTAND AND AGREE THAT
a. YOUR USE OF THE SERVICE IS AT YOUR SOLE RISK. THE SERVICE IS PROVIDED ON AN “AS IS” AND “AS AVAILABLE” BASIS. TechStumped EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, WHETHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND NON-INFRINGEMENT.
b. TechStumped MAKES NO WARRANTY THAT (i) THE SERVICE WILL MEET YOUR REQUIREMENTS, (ii) THE SERVICE WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED, TIMELY, SECURE, OR ERROR-FREE, (iii) THE RESULTS THAT MAY BE OBTAINED FROM THE USE OF THE SERVICE WILL BE ACCURATE OR RELIABLE, (iv) THE QUALITY OF ANY PRODUCTS, SERVICES, INFORMATION, OR OTHER MATERIAL PURCHASED OR OBTAINED BY YOU THROUGH THE SERVICE WILL MEET YOUR EXPECTATIONS, (v) ANY ERRORS IN THE WEBSITE OR SOFTWARE WILL BE CORRECTED, (vi) OR THAT THIS WEB SITE, ITS CONTENT, AND THE SERVERS ON WHICH THE WEB SITE AND CONTENT ARE AVAILABLE ARE FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS.
c. ANY MATERIAL DOWNLOADED OR OTHERWISE OBTAINED THROUGH THE USE OF THE SERVICE IS DONE AT YOUR OWN DISCRETION AND RISK AND THAT YOU WILL BE SOLELY RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY DAMAGE TO YOUR COMPUTER SYSTEM OR LOSS OF DATA THAT RESULTS FROM THE DOWNLOAD OF ANY SUCH MATERIAL.
d. NO ADVICE OR INFORMATION, WHETHER ORAL OR WRITTEN, OBTAINED BY YOU FROM TECHSTUMPED OR THROUGH OR FROM THE SERVICE SHALL CREATE ANY WARRANTY NOT EXPRESSLY STATED IN THE TOS.
e. THIS WEB SITE MAY CONTAIN VARIOUS COMBINATIONS OF TEXT, IMAGES, AUDIOVISUAL PRODUCTIONS, OPINIONS, STATEMENTS, FACTS, ARTICLES, MARKET DATA, STOCK QUOTES OR OTHER INFORMATION CREATED BY TECHSTUMPED OR BY THIRD-PARTIES. DUE TO THE NUMBER OF SOURCES FROM WHICH CONTENT IN THIS SITE IS OBTAINED, AND THE INHERENT HAZARDS OF ELECTRONIC DISTRIBUTION, THERE MAY BE DELAYS, OMISSIONS OR INACCURACIES IN SUCH CONTENT. ACCORDINGLY, SUCH CONTENT, INCLUDING THE MARKET DATA, IS FOR YOUR REFERENCE ONLY AND SHOULD NOT BE RELIED UPON BY YOU FOR ANY PURPOSE. SUCH CONTENT IS NOT INTENDED FOR THE PURPOSE OF TAX OR INVESTMENT ADVICE AND IT DOES NOT ADVOCATE THE PURCHASE OR SALE OF ANY SECURITY OR INVESTMENT.
f. INFORMATION CREATED BY THIRD PARTIES THAT YOU MAY ACCESS ON THE SITE OR THROUGH LINKS IS NOT ADOPTED OR ENDORSED BY TECHSTUMPED AND REMAINS THE RESPONSIBILITY OF SUCH THIRD PARTIES.
10. LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
YOU EXPRESSLY UNDERSTAND AND AGREE THAT TECHSTUMPED SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR EXEMPLARY DAMAGES, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, DAMAGES FOR LOSS OF PROFITS, GOODWILL, USE, DATA OR OTHER INTANGIBLE LOSSES (EVEN IF TECHSTUMPED HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES), RESULTING FROM: (i) THE USE OR THE INABILITY TO USE THE SERVICE; (ii) THE COST OF PROCUREMENT OF SUBSTITUTE GOODS AND SERVICES RESULTING FROM ANY GOODS, DATA, INFORMATION OR SERVICES PURCHASED OR OBTAINED OR MESSAGES RECEIVED OR TRANSACTIONS ENTERED INTO THROUGH OR FROM THE SERVICE; (iii) UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS TO OR ALTERATION OF YOUR TRANSMISSIONS OR DATA; (iv) STATEMENTS OR CONDUCT OF ANY THIRD PARTY ON THE SERVICE; OR (v) ANY OTHER MATTER RELATING TO THE SERVICE.
11. EXCLUSIONS AND LIMITATIONS
SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OF CERTAIN WARRANTIES OR THE LIMITATION OR EXCLUSION OF LIABILITY FOR INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES. ACCORDINGLY, SOME OF THE ABOVE LIMITATIONS OF SECTIONS 9 AND 10 MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.
12. TRADEMARK INFORMATION
All materials on this site (“Online Materials”), including, without limitation, names, logos, trademarks, service marks, images, articles, columns, graphics, photographs, illustrations, artwork, audio clips, video clips, software, and other elements making up the Service are protected by copyrights and other intellectual property rights owned and controlled by TechStumped or by other parties that have licensed their material to TechStumped. Except as specifically provided herein, no Online Materials may be copied, reproduced, republished, downloaded, posted, transmitted, or distributed in any way, or otherwise used for any purpose, without the prior written permission of their respective owners. You may not add, delete, distort, or otherwise modify the content on this site. Any unauthorized attempt to modify any Online Material, to defeat security features, or to utilize this site for other than its intended purposes is prohibited.
TechStumped Subscription, TechStumped.com, and other logos and product and service names are the property of TechStumped. All other trademarks appearing on the Site are trademarks of their respective owners and our reference to them does not imply or indicate any approval or endorsement by their owners unless such approval or endorsement is expressly made. It is understood that TechStumped is a news and information site and service and that references to other names and trademarks are necessary in the course of providing news and commentary about the subjects that this site covers. TechStumped will enforce its and the contributors’ intellectual property rights to the fullest extent of the law.
If you suspect that TechStumped’s content or trademarks are being misused please contact HELLO[AT]TechStumped.com as soon as possible.
The failure of TechStumped to exercise or enforce any right or provision of the TOS shall not constitute a waiver of such right or provision. If any provision of the TOS is found by a court of competent jurisdiction to be invalid, the parties nevertheless agree that the court should endeavor to give effect to the parties’ intentions as reflected in the provision, and the other provisions of the TOS remain in full force and effect. You agree that regardless of any statute or law to the contrary, any claim or cause of action arising out of or related to use of the Service or the TOS must be filed within one (1) year after such claim or cause of action arose or be forever barred.
14. HEADINGS FOR CONVENIENCE ONLY
The section titles in the TOS are for convenience only and have no legal or contractual effect.
Please report any violations of the TOS to us at HELLO[AT]TechStumped.com.
You agree to indemnify, defend and hold TechStumped harmless from any claims and expenses, including reasonable attorneys’ fees, arising from or related to any breach by you of any terms of this Agreement.
17. LETTERS TO THE EDITOR OR OTHER SUCH COMMENTS OR MATERIALS
Comments should respectful and not include hate/cyber-bullying/attacks towards others.
Comments on this website are the sole responsibility of their writers and they will take full responsibility/blame/liability/retribution legal or otherwise which may result from their comments. The validity/accuracy/correctness/honesty/politeness of comments is the sole responsibility of the commenter and is in no way whatsoever guaranteed by www.techstumped.com.
The owners & moderators of this website reserve the right to modify, edit, mark as spam, or delete comments at their discretion.
Any comments, materials, or letters sent by you to TechStumped regarding the site, including without limitation, questions, comments, suggestions, criticisms or the like (“Received Materials”) shall be deemed to be non-confidential and free of any claims of proprietary or personal rights unless you explicitly state in the correspondence that the letter is “not for publication” and contains “private and proprietary” information that may not be distributed. TechStumped shall have no obligation of any kind with respect to such Received Materials and TechStumped will be free to reproduce, use, disclose, exhibit, display, transform, edit, abridge, create derivative works from and/or distribute the Received Materials without limitation or restriction. Furthermore, TechStumped is free to use any ideas, concepts, know-how, or techniques contained in any communication you send to TechStumped for any purpose whatsoever, including, but not limited to, developing, manufacturing, and marketing products using such information, without compensation or any other obligations to anyone, including you.
You can read TechStumped’s privacy statement here.
19. RESTRICTIONS ON USE:
You may not use TechStumped or its content for any illegal purpose or in any manner inconsistent with these Terms of Service. You agree to use TechStumped solely for your own non-commercial use and benefit and not for resale or other transfer or disposition to any other person or entity.
If any provision of this Agreement is found invalid or unenforceable, the provision will be enforced to the maximum extent permissible and the other provisions of this Agreement will remain in force.
21. ENTIRE AGREEMENT:
This Agreement and any other terms and conditions of service on https://www.TechStumped.com/ constitute the entire agreement between you and TechStumped and govern your use of the Service.
22. REFUSAL OR DISCONTINUANCE OF SERVICE
TechStumped reserves the right to refuse or discontinue service to any user for non-compliance with these Terms of Service.
23. CHOICE OF LAW AND FORUM:
This Agreement will be governed by the laws of the Province of Ontario, Canada. Any dispute arising from the terms of this agreement or breach of this agreement will be governed by the laws of the Province of Ontario and you agree to personal jurisdiction by the state and federal courts sitting in Toronto, Ontario. The parties hereby expressly waive trial by jury in any action, proceeding or counterclaim brought by either of the parties against the other on any matters whatsoever arising out of or in any way connected with these Terms and Conditions and agree to submit to binding arbitration.
I HAVE READ AND UNDERSTAND THIS USER AGREEMENT AND AGREE TO BE BOUND BY ALL OF ITS TERMS.
Change to the Terms and Conditions of Use
We reserve the right to make changes and to revise the above mentioned Terms and Conditions of use without warning or notice.
Last Revised: 01-30-2023