Last updated: March 26, 2021
Description of Services
Use of Content on the Site
Unless otherwise specified, the Services are for your personal and non-commercial use. You may view, download, and print contents from the Site subject to the following conditions: (a) the content may be used solely for personal information purposes; and (b) the content may not be modified or altered in any way. You may not republish, distribute, prepare derivative works, or otherwise use the content other than as explicitly permitted herein. You may not remove the copyright notice from any document or image. You may, however, link to an article or page on this site with proper credit to the author and SeattlePro.
No text, script, logo, graphic, sound, video or image from this Website may be copied or retransmitted unless expressly permitted by SeattlePro. You may not frame or utilize framing techniques to enclose any trademark, logo, or other proprietary information (including images, text, page layout, or form) of SeattlePro without the express written consent of SeattlePro. You may not use any meta tags or any other “hidden text” utilizing SeattlePro’s name or trademarks without the express written consent of SeattlePro. You may not use any SeattlePro logo or other proprietary graphic or trademark as part of the link without express written permission.
You do not acquire any ownership rights to any content on the Site. Any unauthorized use may result in civil or criminal liability.
Member Account, Password, and Security
If any of the Services requires you to open an account, you must complete the registration process by providing us with current, complete and accurate information as prompted by the applicable registration/subscription form. You will be assigned a password and a username (account ID). You are entirely responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your password and account ID. Furthermore, you are entirely responsible for any and all activities that occur under your account. You agree to notify SeattlePro immediately of any unauthorized use of your account or any other breach of security. SeattlePro will not be liable for any loss that you may incur as a result of someone else using your password or account, either with or without your knowledge. However, you could be held liable for losses incurred by SeattlePro or another party due to someone else using your account or password. You may not use anyone else’s account at any time. You may not give your account and password to anyone else.
No Unlawful or Prohibited Use
As a condition of your use of the Services, you will not use the Services for any purpose that is unlawful or prohibited by these terms, conditions, and notices. You may not use the Services in any manner that could damage, disable, overburden, or impair any SeattlePro server or Website, or the network(s) connected to any SeattlePro server, or interfere with any other party’s use and enjoyment of any Services. You may not attempt to gain unauthorized access to any Services, other accounts, computer systems or networks connected to any SeattlePro server or to any of the Services, through hacking, password mining or any other harmful means. You may not obtain or attempt to obtain any materials or information through any means not intentionally made available through the Services. The use of SeattlePro content on any other Website or in a networked computer environment for any purpose is prohibited. You shall not copy or adapt the HTML code that SeattlePro creates to generate any Website content or the pages making up the Site. It is also protected by SeattlePro’s copyright.
You will not violate or attempt to violate the security of the Site, including, without limitation, (a) attempt to probe, scan or test the vulnerability of a system or network, or to breach security or authentication measures without proper authorization, (b) attempt to crash, flood, mailbom, spam, or overload, (c) send unsolicited e-mail, including promotions and/or advertising of products or services, or (d) forge any TCP/IP packet header or any part of the header information in any e-mail or other posting. Violations of system or network security may result in civil or criminal liability. SeattlePro will investigate occurrences which may involve such violations and may involve, and cooperate with, law enforcement authorities in prosecuting individuals who are involved in such violations.
Reviews, Comments, Communications, and Other Content
You may submit comments and provide other content so long as the content is not obscene, illegal, threatening, or defamatory and so long as the content does not invade the privacy or infringe the intellectual property of a third-party. Further, such content may not contain software viruses, spyware, adware, popups, mass mailings, chain letters, or any form of “spam.” You may not use a false e-mail address, impersonate any person or entity, or otherwise mislead as to the origin of the information.
By submitting information, you grant SeattlePro a nonexclusive, royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable, and fully sublicensable right to reproduce, use, modify, publish, adapt, translate, create derivative works from, distribute, and display such content throughout the world in any media. By submitting information you also represent and warrant that that the content is accurate; you own or have permission to use the content that you submit; and that use of the content will not cause injury to any person or entity.
You may provide us feedback on articles, blog posts, or other content posted on the Site. By submitting feedback you agree that your full name and location (such as city and/or country) may be posted on the Site. If you do not wish to have your name posted, please state it clearly in your feedback that you wish to remain anonymous. Your feedback may be edited for quality, grammar, or appropriateness.
We appreciate hearing from our readers and welcome your comments regarding the Site. However, please be advised that our policy does not permit us to accept or consider creative ideas or suggestions, other than those which we have specifically requested. If, despite our request, you send us creative suggestions, ideas, drawings, concepts, or other information (collectively the “Submission”), the Submission shall become the property of SeattlePro. None of the Submission shall be subject to any obligation of confidence on our part and we shall not be liable for any use or disclosure of any Submission. SeattlePro shall own exclusively all now known or later discovered rights to the Submission and shall be entitled to unrestricted use of the Submission for any purpose whatsoever, commercial or otherwise, without compensation to you or any other person who submitted the Submission.
Any blogs (a.k.a. Weblogs) available on the Site are offered as a service to the technical community around the world to share knowledge with others and to generate useful discussions among our readers. SeattlePro or the blog author(s) shall not be liable for any loss or damage that may result from any information posted in the blog(s). The blogs postings on the Site are not guaranteed to be accurate, error-free, or to meet your requirements and should not be treated as such. SeattlePro or the author(s) of the blogs will not be responsible for the security, privacy, and management of any information that you provide as comments or feedback in response to the blog postings. Your comments may be edited for quality, grammar, or appropriateness. Any information you submit willingly shall be considered SeattlePro’s property. The blogs may contain hyperlinks to other Websites, which are subject to the terms in the section “Third-Party Websites and Information” later in this document.
You understand that it’s your responsibility to ensure that SeattlePro has your most recent contact information on file, such as your current working email and phone number. If you are using anti-spamming software on your servers, or junk mail filters on your email client, you are responsible for adding the appropriate aliases from SeattlePro domain to your email program’s address book, whitelist, approved senders list or use other methods to ensure that you don’t miss important messages from SeattlePro, such as account logon information and other important notices related to your account. If you decide to update your email address on file with SeattlePro, you must send the update request from the original email used to subscribe to SeattlePro. Any requests from non-original email aliases will be considered fraud and the request refused.
SeattlePro respects the intellectual property of others. If you believe that your work has been copied in a way that constitutes copyright infringement, please follow our Notice and Procedure for Making Claims of Copyright Infringement.
SeattlePro marks, graphics, logos, page headers, button icons, scripts, and images on the Site are SeattlePro’s service marks, trademarks and trade dress and are the sole and exclusive property of SeattlePro. SeattlePro’s service marks, trademarks and trade dress may not be used in any manner that is likely to cause confusion among customers, in any manner that disparages or discredits SeattlePro and in connection with any service or product that is not sponsored, endorsed or produced by SeattlePro. All other trademarks not owned by SeattlePro or its subsidiaries that appear on this Website are the property of their respective owners, who may or may not be affiliated with, connected to, or sponsored by SeattlePro or its subsidiaries.
Third-Party Websites and Information
The Site may provide hyperlinks to third-party Websites or access to third-party content. SeattlePro does not control, endorse, or guarantee content found on such sites or products and services sold at other sites. You agree that SeattlePro is not responsible for any advertisements, content, associated links, resources, products, or services associated with a third-party site. You further agree that SeattlePro shall not be liable for any loss or damage of any sort associated with your use of third-party content, or your placement of orders and services. Links and access to these sites are provided for your information and convenience only.
SeattlePro may offer Specials from other vendors. You agree that you will use or order third-party services and products at your own risk and will not hold SeattlePro liable for any loss, damage, defect, or placement of incorrect order. SeattlePro will not be responsible for warranty, support, delivery, quality, or application of products ordered through third-party vendors. Specials may be discontinued at any time without notice.
SeattlePro may display advertisements on the Site. The types and extent of advertising by SeattlePro on this Site is subject to change. In consideration for SeattlePro granting you access to and use of the Site, you agree that SeattlePro and its third-party providers and partners may place such advertising on the Site. You acknowledge and understand that the content of the advertising is controlled by third-parties. You agree that SeattlePro shall not be liable for any loss or damage of any sort associated with your interaction with the advertisements displayed on the Site, your purchases made on any third-party site, and your use of third-party content.
EXCEPT AS EXPRESSLY STATED IN AN AGREEMENT BETWEEN YOU AND SEATTLEPRO, ALL CONTENT, SERVICES, PRODUCTS AND SOFTWARE PROVIDED ON THIS WEBSITE ARE PROVIDED “AS IS” WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, ORAL OR WRITTEN. SEATTLEPRO AND ITS AFFILIATES, SUBSIDIARIES, AND RELATED BUSINESSES DISCLAIM ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, THOSE OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND NON-INFRINGEMENT. SEATTLEPRO DOES NOT GUARANTEE THAT ITS SERVICES ARE ERROR-FREE, THAT THEY WILL OPERATE WITHOUT INTERRUPTION, OR THAT THEY WILL CONTINUE INDEFINITELY. YOU ARE SOLELY RESPONSIBLE FOR THE APPROPRIATENESS OF THE SITE, ITS CONTENT, AND THE CONTENTS AND SERVICES OFFERED BY SEATTLEPRO ON THE SITE FOR YOUR INTENDED APPLICATION AND USE. SEATTLEPRO DOES NOT WARRANT THAT THE SITE, ITS CONTENT, OR THE SERVICES IT OFFERS ON THE SITE MEET YOUR REQUIREMENTS. SUBJECT TO THE TERMS OF ANY AGREEMENT BETWEEN YOU AND SEATTLEPRO, ITS AFFILIATES, SUBSIDIARIES, RELATED BUSINESSES, AND SUPPLIERS SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY INDIRECT, SPECIAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, INCIDENTAL, OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES, EVEN IF SEATTLEPRO, ITS AFFILIATES, SUBSIDIARIES, AND RELATED BUSINESSES HAVE BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. CERTAIN STATE LAWS DO NOT ALLOW LIMITATIONS ON IMPLIED WARRANTIES OR THE EXCLUSION OR LIMITATION OF CERTAIN DAMAGES. IF THESE LAWS APPLY TO YOU, SOME OR ALL OF THE ABOVE DISCLAIMERS, EXCLUSIONS, OR LIMITATIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU, AND YOU MIGHT HAVE ADDITIONAL RIGHTS.
You agree to defend, indemnify, and hold harmless SeattlePro and its employees, contractors, consultants, authors, attorneys, agents, and representatives (“Indemnities”) against all claims, expenses, liabilities, losses, costs, and damages, including reasonable attorney’s fees, that the Indemnities may incur (i) in connection with your use of the Site or any hyperlinked Website or (ii) resulting from content you supply.