Terms of Use

PLEASE READ THIS AGREEMENT CAREFULLY; THIS IS A BINDING CONTRACT. This Terms of Use Agreement (the “Terms of Use” or “Agreement”) describes the terms and conditions applicable to your access and use of DigitalInnovationGazette.com (the “Website”) whether accessed via the internet, wirelessly or through any other method. You accept this Agreement by using the Website or accessing any content available through the Website (the “Content”). 

Digital Innovation Gazette may revise this Agreement at any time by posting the revised Terms of Use on the Website, and you agree that your use of the Website after such changes will constitute your acceptance of such changes. For your convenience, the date of last revision is included at the top of this page. Changes to this Agreement will not be applied retroactively. Digital Innovation Gazette may make changes to the Website and/or the services described on the Website at any time. You understand that Digital Innovation Gazette may discontinue or restrict your use of the Website for any reason or no reason with or without notice. IF YOU DO NOT AGREE WITH THE TERMS OF THIS AGREEMENT, YOU ARE NOT PERMITTED TO VIEW OR OTHERWISE USE THE WEBSITE OR THE CONTENT.

PROPRIETARY RIGHTS. The Website and the Content are the sole and exclusive property of Digital Innovation Gazette and/or its licensors. You agree not to reproduce, duplicate, copy, sell, resell or exploit for any commercial purpose, any portion of the Website or the Content other than as expressly authorized by Digital Innovation Gazette in writing. You hereby acknowledge and agree that, as between Digital Innovation Gazette and you, all right, title, and interest in and to the Website and the Content, including without limitation any patent rights, patents, business methods, copyrights, trademarks, trade secrets, inventions, know-how, and all other intellectual property rights pertaining thereto, shall be owned exclusively by Digital Innovation Gazette. Use of the Website or the Content in any way not expressly permitted by this Agreement is prohibited, and may be actionable under United States or international law. 

PERMITTED USES. So long as you agree and comply with the terms of this Agreement, and unless this Agreement is otherwise terminated by Digital Innovation Gazette, Digital Innovation Gazette invites you to view and use a single copy of the Website and the Content for your personal, non-commercial use; provided, however, that you may not duplicate, publish, modify, distribute, perform or create derivative works from any part of the Website or the Content unless expressly authorized by Digital Innovation Gazette in writing. You agree that you will not remove or modify any acknowledgements, credits or legal notices contained on the Website or in the Content. Special terms may apply to some products or services offered on the Website and may be posted in connection with the applicable product, service, feature or activity. Any such terms are in addition to this Agreement and, in the event of a conflict, any such terms shall prevail.

ADDITIONAL RESTRICTIONS. You agree not to access the Website by any means other than through a standard web browser on a computer or mobile device. You further agree that you will not damage, disable, overburden, or impair the Website or interfere with any other party’s use and enjoyment of it. If Digital Innovation Gazette makes software available to you for download, your download and use of such software shall be subject to a separate license agreement.

ABOUT THE INFORMATION ON THIS SITE. The content available on the Website is intended to be a general information resource and is provided solely on an “AS IS” and “AS AVAILABLE” basis. You are encouraged to confirm the information contained herein. You should not construe Digital Innovation Gazette’s publication of the Website as a warranty or guarantee of the quality or availability of any goods or services. Goods offered through the Website, if any, are “AS IS” without warranties of any kind.

COMMUNICATIONS WITH THIRD PARTIES. Your dealings or communications through the Website with any party other than Digital Innovation Gazette are solely between you and that third party. Under no circumstances will Digital Innovation Gazette be liable for any goods, services, resources or content available through such third party dealings or communications, or for any harm related thereto. 

ELIGIBILITY. By using the Website, you represent and warrant that (a) all registration information you submit, if any, is truthful and accurate; (b) you will maintain the accuracy of such information; (c) you are 13 years of age or older; and (d) your use of the Website does not violate any applicable law or regulation. 

LINKS TO OTHER SITES. The Website may contain links to websites operated by other parties. Digital Innovation Gazette provides these links to other websites as a convenience, and use of these sites is at your own risk. The linked sites are not under the control of Digital Innovation Gazette, and Digital Innovation Gazette is not responsible for the content available on the other sites. Such links do not imply Digital Innovation Gazette’s endorsement of information or material on any other site and Digital Innovation Gazette disclaims all liability with regard to your access to and use of such linked Websites. 

LINKS TO DIGITAL INNOVATION GAZETTE. Unless otherwise set forth in a written agreement between you and Digital Innovation Gazette, you must adhere to Digital Innovation Gazette’s linking policy as follows: (i) the appearance, position and other aspects of the link may not be such as to damage or dilute the goodwill associated with Digital Innovation Gazette’s names and trademarks, (ii) the appearance, position and other attributes of the link may not create the false appearance that your organization or entity is sponsored by, affiliated with, or associated with Digital Innovation Gazette, (iii) when selected by a user, the link must display the Website on full-screen and not within a “frame” on the linking Website, and (iv) Digital Innovation Gazette reserves the right to revoke its consent to the link at any time and in its sole discretion.

TRADEMARKS. Unauthorized use of any Digital Innovation Gazette trademark, service mark or logo are prohibited, and may be a violation of federal and state trademark laws. 

DISCLAIMERS AND LIMITATION OF LIABILITY. THE WEBSITE, ALL CONTENT ON THE WEBSITE, AND ANY GOODS OFFERED OR SOLD THROUGH THE WEBSITE ARE PROVIDED TO YOU ON AN “AS IS” “AS AVAILABLE” BASIS WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, AND NON-INFRINGEMENT. DIGITAL INNOVATION GAZETTE MAKES NO WARRANTY AS TO THE ACCURACY, COMPLETENESS OR RELIABILITY OF ANY CONTENT AVAILABLE THROUGH THE WEBSITE. YOU ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR VERIFYING ANY INFORMATION BEFORE RELYING ON IT. USE OF THE WEBSITE AND THE CONTENT AVAILABLE ON THE WEBSITE IS AT YOUR SOLE RISK.

DIGITAL INNOVATION GAZETTE MAKES NO REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES THAT USE OF THE WEBSITE WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR-FREE. YOU ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR TAKING ALL NECESSARY PRECAUTIONS TO ENSURE THAT ANY CONTENT YOU MAY OBTAIN FROM THE WEBSITE IS FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL CODE.

TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, DIGITAL INNOVATION GAZETTE DISCLAIMS ALL LIABILITY, WHETHER BASED IN CONTRACT, TORT (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE), STRICT LIABILITY OR OTHERWISE, AND FURTHER DISCLAIMS ALL LOSSES, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, OR SPECIAL DAMAGES ARISING OUT OF OR IN ANY WAY CONNECTED WITH ACCESS TO OR USE OF THE WEBSITE, THE CONTENT, OR THE GOODS OFFERED OR SOLD THROUGH THE WEBSITE, EVEN IF DIGITAL INNOVATION GAZETTE HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. WITHOUT LIMITING THE FOREGOING, AND SO LONG AS THE WEBSITE IS OFFERED AS A FREE SERVICE, DIGITAL INNOVATION GAZETTE’S AGGREGATE LIABILITY ARISING OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH THIS AGREEMENT OR YOUR USE OF THE WEBSITE SHALL NOT EXCEED $100. 

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 may not apply to you.

INDEMNITY. You agree to indemnify, defend and hold Digital Innovation Gazette, its subsidiaries, and affiliates, and their respective officers, agents, partners and employees, harmless from any loss, liability, claim, or demand, including reasonable attorneys’ fees, due to or arising out of your use of the Website and/or breach of this Agreement.

COPYRIGHT. The Website is protected by U.S. and international copyright laws. Except for your use as authorized above, you may not modify, reproduce or distribute the content, design or layout of the Website, or individual sections of the content, design or layout of the Website, without Digital Innovation Gazette.com’s express prior written permission.

LOCATION. The Website is operated by Digital Innovation Gazette from its offices in the United States. Those who choose to access the Website from locations outside the United States do so on their own initiative and are responsible for compliance with applicable local laws.

CHILDREN. The Website is not directed toward children under 13 years of age nor does Digital Innovation Gazette knowingly collect information from children under 13. If you are under 13, please do not submit any personally identifiable information to Digital Innovation Gazette.

PRIVACY POLICY. By agreeing to these terms, you acknowledge that Digital Innovation Gazette may collect, use and disclose your information as described in our Privacy Policy

USER CONTENT. The Website enables its users to post content (hereinafter, “User Content”) that may be viewable by other Website users. By posting, providing, or otherwise making available any User Content, you hereby grant to Digital Innovation Gazette a worldwide, irrevocable, royalty-free, nonexclusive, limited license to reproduce, use, adapt, modify, publish, translate, publicly perform, publicly display, distribute and create derivative works from such User Content in any form, and Digital Innovation Gazette may sublicense all or part of its rights under this license or assign them to third parties. You waive all moral rights with respect to any User Content. You also represent and warrant that: (i) you own the content posted by you on or through the Digital Innovation Gazette Website or otherwise have the right to grant the license set forth in this section; and (ii) your posting of the content on or through the Digital Innovation Gazette Website does not violate the privacy rights, publicity rights, copyrights, contract rights or any other rights of any person. You acknowledge that Digital Innovation Gazette does not pre-screen User Content, but reserves the right (but does not assume the obligation) in its sole discretion to reject, move, edit or remove any User Content that is contributed to the Website. Without limiting the foregoing, Digital Innovation Gazette shall have the right to remove any User Content that violates this Agreement, or is otherwise objectionable as determined in Digital Innovation Gazette’s sole and absolute discretion. You acknowledge that Digital Innovation Gazette does not verify, adopt, ratify, or sanction User Content, and you agree that you must evaluate, and bear all risks associated with, your use of User Content or your reliance on the accuracy, completeness, or usefulness of User Content. You are solely responsible for the content that you post on or through the Digital Innovation Gazette Website, and you agree that you will indemnify, defend, and hold harmless Digital Innovation Gazette and its affiliates for all claims resulting from content you supply.

NOTICE OF CLAIMS FOR COPYRIGHT INFRINGEMENT; COPYRIGHT POLICY. If you are a copyright owner or agent thereof and believe that content posted on the Website by one of our users infringes upon your copyright, please submit notice, pursuant to the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (17 U.S.C. § 512(c)) to our Copyright Agent with the following information: (a) an electronic or physical signature of the person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of the copyright; (b) a description of the copyrighted work that you claim has been infringed; (c) the URL of the location on our Website containing the material that you claim is infringing; (d) your address, telephone number, and email address; (e) a statement by you that you have a good faith belief that the disputed use is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law; and (f) a statement by you, made under penalty of perjury, that the above information in your notice is accurate and that you are the copyright owner or authorized to act on the copyright owner’s behalf. Copyright concerns can be addressed to [email protected].

ACCOUNT PASSWORD AND SECURITY. The Website may contain some features that require registration. If asked to register for additional access, you may select a username and password to be used in conjunction with your account. You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your password, and are fully responsible for all uses of your password, whether by you or others. You agree to (a) log out of your account at the end of each session; (b) keep your password confidential and not share it with anyone else; and (c) immediately notify Digital Innovation Gazette of any unauthorized use of your password or account or any other breach of security. Digital Innovation Gazette cannot and will not be liable for any loss or damage arising from your failure to comply with this Section.

DISCLOSURE OF PERSONAL INFORMATION. Without limitation of any of the rights granted to Digital Innovation Gazette herein, you acknowledge and agree that Digital Innovation Gazette may preserve and disclose information about you, your account and transactions made through the Website if required to do so by law or if we believe that such preservation or disclosure is reasonably necessary to: (a) comply with legal process; (b) enforce our rights; or (c) protect the rights, property, or safety of Digital Innovation Gazette, any individual or the public.

CHOICE OF LAW/FORUM. This Agreement shall be governed by, and will be construed under, the laws of the State of New York, without regard to choice of law principles. Those who choose to access the Website from locations outside of the United States do so on their own initiative, and are responsible for compliance with local laws if and to the extent local laws are applicable. You irrevocably agree to the exclusive jurisdiction by the federal and state courts located in the County of New York, in the State of New York, to settle any dispute which may arise out of, under, or in connection with this Agreement. YOU AGREE THAT NO CLAIM ARISING OUT OF THIS AGREEMENT OR YOUR USE OF THE WEBSITE MAY BE BROUGHT AS A CLASS ACTION.

FORCE MAJEURE. Digital Innovation Gazette shall not be liable for any delay or failure to perform resulting from causes outside the reasonable control of Digital Innovation Gazette, including without limitation any failure to perform hereunder due to unforeseen circumstances or causes beyond Digital Innovation Gazette’s control such as acts of God, fire, flood, earthquake, accidents, strikes, war, terrorism, governmental act, failure of common carriers (including Internet service providers and web hosting providers), or shortages of transportation facilities, fuel, energy, labor or materials.

MISCELLANEOUS. If any provision of this Agreement is held to be invalid or unenforceable, such provision shall be struck and the remaining provisions shall be enforced. Headings are for reference purposes only and in no way define, limit, construe or describe the scope or extent of such section. Digital Innovation Gazette’s failure to act with respect to any failure by you or others to comply with these Terms of Use does not waive Digital Innovation Gazette’s right to act with respect to subsequent or similar failures. These Terms of Use set forth the entire understanding and agreement between you and Digital Innovation Gazette with respect to the subject matter hereof; provided, however, that it shall be read in conjunction with any Digital Innovation Gazette user agreement(s) entered into by you. Any cause of action or claim you may have with respect to this Agreement or the Website must be commenced within six (6) months after the claim or cause of action arises or such claim or cause of action shall be barred. You may not assign or transfer your rights or obligations under this Agreement without the prior written consent of Digital Innovation Gazette, and any assignment or transfer in violation of this provision shall be null and void. Digital Innovation Gazette reserves the right to seek all remedies available at law and in equity for violations of this Agreement and/or the rules and regulations set forth on the Website, including without limitation the right to block access from a particular internet address. 

CONTACT. Please direct any questions you may have about this Agreement or the Website to us at [email protected]digitalinnovationgazette.com