Our terms and conditions of use
Who Owns and Manages this Site?
The Site is comprised of global content relating to the international business and operations of AssuringBusiness. Individual country content, which relates to the local business and operations of AssuringBusiness or associated entities, affiliates or Members worldwide, may also be provided by those entities to reflect relevant regional or local information or personal perspectives on specific topics.
Site User Responsibility
By accessing or utilizing this Site in any way, directly or indirectly, you are agreeing to be bound by these Terms and Conditions of Use and related policies ("Terms & Conditions"), all applicable laws and regulations, and agree that you are responsible for compliance with any applicable local laws. If you do not agree with any of these terms, you are prohibited from using or accessing this Site, or utilizing any of its content, and must discontinue use.
AssuringBusiness may revise these Terms & Conditions for its Site at any time without notice.
Use of Content
Text, documents, files, images, graphics, RSS feeds, video, audio, downloads, blogs, member area, email updates, software and any other content in any form (“Content”) are services and materials offered by AssuringBusiness to individuals for private, non-commercial use. Feed aggregators may incorporate the AssuringBusiness RSS, video, audio and download feeds into their directories for the benefit of individuals using the aggregator. Any other use is prohibited, including copying, reproducing, republishing, uploading, posting, transmitting, or distributing our feeds or Content in any way by any means.
AssuringBusiness reserves the right to discontinue our Content in whole or in part at any time.
Use of Member Area and Similar Interactive Facilities
The Site may contain blogs, forums, bulletin board services, panels, chatrooms, polls, surveys, news groups, articles, content libraries or other such communication services or media (“Member Area Services”) designed to enable you to communicate and interact with other Site users and members.
Any material or information that you post, input, upload, provide, submit or transmit to the Site in any other manner (the “Submitted Content”) will be treated as non-confidential information. You assume full responsibility and liability for any Submitted Content and represent and warrant that you have all necessary rights and licenses with respect to the Submitted Content. AssuringBusiness does not control any Submitted Content, therefore, you should not consider any such content to be screened, approved or endorsed by AssuringBusiness. While it has no obligation to do so, AssuringBusiness reserves the right to monitor the Site from time to time and to edit, refuse to post or remove any Submitted Content that, in its view, does not adhere to these Terms & Conditions.
As a user of the Site and/or any of its services and facilities, you agree that in connection with your Submitted Content you will not:
- Upload, post, email, or otherwise transmit any content that is unlawful, knowingly misleading or untrue, harmful, threatening, abusive, harassing, tortuous, defamatory, vulgar, obscene, pornographic, libelous, invasive of anyone’s privacy, hateful, or racially, ethnically, or otherwise objectionable;
- Impersonate any person or entity or falsely state or otherwise misrepresent your affiliation with a person or entity;
- Conduct yourself in an inappropriate, offensive, indecent, or vulgar manner while using the Site;
- Use the Site for any unlawful purpose;
- Upload, post, email, or otherwise transmit any content that you do not have a right to transmit under any law or under contractual or fiduciary relationships (such as inside information, proprietary, and confidential information learned or disclosed as part of employment relationships or under non-disclosure agreements);
- Upload, post, email, or otherwise transmit any content that infringes any patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright, or other intellectual property rights of any party;
- Upload, post, email, or otherwise transmit any unsolicited or unauthorized advertising, promotional materials, “junk mail,” “spam,” “chain letters,” “pyramid schemes,” or any other form of solicitation;
- Upload, post, email, or otherwise transmit any material that contains software viruses or any other computer code, files, or programs designed to interrupt, destroy, or limit the functionality of any computer software or hardware or telecommunications equipment, or to eavesdrop or intercept the communications or files of others;
- Interfere with or disrupt the Site, the content or servers or networks connected to the Site, the services or the content;
- Intentionally or unintentionally violate any applicable local, provincial, federal, national, or international law.
AssuringBusiness reserves the right to terminate your access to the Site or any of its services if it determines that you do not comply with these Terms and Conditions; provide false, inaccurate, or incomplete information during our registration process; engage in any conduct that would otherwise harm any of AssuringBusiness’ rights or interests in its Site, services, or other property; or for any or no reason whatsoever without prior notice to you.
Users who interact directly or indirectly with users of this Site via any related Member Area Services or similar facilities do so at their own risk and the terms of our Disclaimer apply to any direct or indirect interaction and information shared between any parties.
The Content on this Site is intended to furnish users with general information on matters that they may find to be of interest, to facilitate appropriate and useful engagement between Site users and Members and to advise users of the available products and services that we offer. While every effort has been made to provide current and accurate Content, errors can occur. Where you identify errors, we would be most grateful if you could Contact Us to enable us to rectify them as soon as possible.
This Site may also contain references to certain laws and regulations. Laws and regulations will change over time and should be interpreted only in light of particular circumstances. We do not warrant that any references are current or valid; users should make their own determination in this respect.
AssuringBusiness disclaims all liability and responsibility for any errors or omissions in the Content of this Site.
All Content on the Site and all services provided through it are provided "as is", with no guarantees of completeness, accuracy or timeliness, and without representations, warranties or other contractual terms of any kind, express or implied. AssuringBusiness does not represent or warrant that this Site, the various services provided through this Site, and/or any Content downloaded or derived from this Site, will be accurate, current, uninterrupted, error-free, omission-free or free of viruses or other harmful components.
To the fullest extent permissible and pursuant to applicable law and regulation, AssuringBusiness (that shall be deemed to include its officers, directors, employees, agents, representatives, affiliates, contractors or alliance partners in any country) disclaims all liability to you, any company, organisation or other enterprise, and everyone else in respect of the Content of this Site and all services provided through it, whether under any theory of tort, contract, warranty, strict liability or negligence or otherwise, and whether in respect of direct, indirect, consequential, special, punitive or similar damages, even if AssuringBusiness was advised, knew or should have known of the possibility of such damages.
The Content on this Site should not be construed as any form of legal or any other professional advice or service. You should consult with an AssuringBusiness or other professional advisor familiar with your particular factual situation for advice concerning specific matters. You should not send any confidential information to anyone at AssuringBusiness until you have received agreement from us to perform the services you request and/or a non-disclosure agreement has been entered into to facilitate such discussions.
All Content, HTML (or other Site-related) code, trademarks, and logos that appear within or are served by the Site or via any related services and materials are protected by applicable copyright and trademark law and all rights are reserved.
Permission is granted to temporarily download appropriate Content from AssuringBusiness' Site for personal, non-commercial transitory use only. This is the grant of a license, not a transfer of title, and under this license you may not, without the prior written permission of an AssuringBusiness senior executive:
- Modify or copy the Content;
- Use the Content for any commercial purpose, or for any public display (commercial or non-commercial);
- Attempt to decompile or reverse engineer any software contained on the Site;
- Remove any copyright or other proprietary notations from any Content; or
- Transfer the Content to another person or entity or "mirror" the Content on any other server.
This license shall automatically terminate if you violate any of these restrictions and license may also be terminated by AssuringBusiness at any time for any reason. Upon terminating your use of the Content or upon the termination of this license, you must destroy any downloaded Content in your possession whether in electronic, printed or other formats.
No part of the Content on this Site may be reproduced or transmitted in any form, or by any means without the prior written permission of an AssuringBusiness senior executive.
The following web link activities are explicitly prohibited by AssuringBusiness and may constitute trademark and copyright infringement: links to any pages of our Site other than our home page, located at www.assuringbusiness.com, unless otherwise expressly agreed by us; Links that involve unauthorized use of our logo or any other trademark; and framing or meta tags.
AssuringBusiness does not bear any responsibility whatsoever for the content, accuracy or security of any websites that are linked (by way of hyperlink or otherwise) to this website, whether direct or indirect, inward or outward linking.
Certain links on this Site lead to servers maintained by individuals or organizations over which AssuringBusiness has no control or influence. AssuringBusiness makes no representations or warranties regarding the accuracy or any other aspect of the information located on such servers. A link to a third party’s website should not be construed as an endorsement by either AssuringBusiness or that third party of the other or its products and services or content portrayed.
Any claim relating to AssuringBusiness' Site shall be governed by the laws of Spain without regard to its conflict of law provisions.
Third Party Websites
Notice to Parents
AssuringBusiness does not target its website at children and we will never knowingly collect personally identifiable information from children. If we become aware that a subscriber is under the age of 16 and has registered without validated parental or guardian written consent, we will remove their personally identifiable information from our files.
We value your opinions. If you for some reason you believe AssuringBusiness has not adhered to these principles, or you have any suggestions for improvement to the way that we operate, please Contact Us and we will do our best to determine and correct the problem promptly.