Saturday, 27 December 2008

The Travis Noakes blog's disclaimer

A legal disclaimer for this blog that covers all its readers, such as you!

All content on the Travis Noakes blog is governed by these policies*.

1. Copyright
All content published in this blog is the intellectual property of Dr Travis Noakes (the author) and should not be reproduced or copied without permission and/or without giving credit.

2. Attribution

Contents/images/information sourced from external sources are given due credit, wherever possible/necessary.

3. Copyright concerns
If you have any copyright-related issues with the author's blog's content, please add a comment to the relevant post (with all necessary evidence, if applicable). Such concerns will be given all due consideration and addressed as early by the author as he can.

4. Proprietary information of third parties

Company names, trademarks, logos and other proprietary information quoted in this blog are the property of respective companies/owners and are mentioned here for reference purpose only.

5. Personal opinion
Opinions/viewpoints expressed in this blog are entirely personal to the author. His clients, relatives, family and friends have nothing to do with these contents and are not liable for anything whatsoever.

6. Privacy protection
Every precaution is taken to protect third-party identity. If you name/photo has appeared in this blog and you wish to get it removed, do let the author know by contacting him.

7. Waiver
The information in this blog is provided “AS IS” with no warranties, and confers no rights. While every caution has been taken to provide the author's readers with the most accurate information and honest analysis, please use your discretion before taking any decisions based on this blog's information. The author will not compensate you in any way whatsoever if you ever happen to suffer a loss/inconvenience/damage because of/while making use of information in this blog.

8. Blog corrections are ongoing
The author may keep updating old posts on a regular basis and is not bound to explicitly state all corrections made. Regular visitors/email subscribers are likely to miss these updates and are urged to check back, whenever relevant.

9. Requests

The author currently has no commercial interest in blogging and may not accept certain types of invitations/requests which he deems inappropriate.

10. Links
The author is open for link exchange, but such requests will be entertained on a case-by-case basis at the author's sole discretion.

11. New posts and updates
Blogging is not a primary activity for him and new posts may get delayed if his primary activities demand it. Your patience in these circumstances is appreciated.

12. Availability of this blog
This blog does not have any promoters or sponsors and is fully-owned and operated by its author. The author of the Travis Noakes blog cannot guarantee the availability of the blog. It is hosted on Blogger and the availability of this blog is therefor subject to both Blogger and Google's Terms of Service.

13. Automated advertising
The automated advertisements featured on this blog are provided via Google Adsense and are governed by its terms and conditions. They adverts may be personalised since the Travis Noakes blog supports Google Ads personalisation.
  
14. Nofollow tag
All links given to commercial websites will carry rel=”nofollow” tag, for the fear that Google will interpret them as sponsored posts and may choose to penalize the author. Please be informed that the author does not do any sponsored posting on this blog and articles/links on commercial websites are given because the author finds them relevant/interesting/useful to readers. Links given to personal pages and blogs do not carry nofollow tag, except in exceptional cases where the author feels the need for same.

15. Adding comments
Readers are encouraged to challenge the author's ideas in the comments section of each blog entry. Please note that the author reserves the right to delete any comment for any reason whatsoever (abusive, profane, rude, off-the-topic or anonymous comments). The author's approval of a civil, salient commentary for publication to his blog should not be taken as the author agreeing with such comment.

Credit
* My blog's disclaimer is based on eNidhi India-Blog's Disclaimer at enidhi.net/2007/06/enidhi-india-blog-disclaimer.

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