Terms of Use

Updated: Feb 14, 2021

ACCEPTANCE OF TERMS

The services that SlashGear.com, LLC and its affiliates (collectively herein “SlashGear”) provides to you are subject to the following Terms of Use. SlashGear reserves the right to update the Terms of Use at any time without notice to you. The most current version of the Terms of Use can be reviewed by clicking on the “Terms of Use” hypertext link located at the bottom of our Web pages.

Please read these terms carefully. If you do not agree to them, you must not use the Websites or the Services.

DESCRIPTION OF SERVICES

Through its network of Web properties, SlashGear provides you with access to a variety of resources, including consumer news, recall information, consumer comments and complaints, self-help tools and directories of resources provided by other parties (collectively “Services”). All such Services are subject to the Terms of Use. SlashGear reserves the right to cancel or block your access to the Services for violation of these Terms of Use, in its sole discretion.

PERSONAL AND NON-COMMERCIAL USE LIMITATION

Unless otherwise specified, the Services are for your personal and non-commercial use. You may not modify, copy, distribute, transmit, display, perform, reproduce, publish, license, create derivative works from, transfer, or sell any of the information, data or products obtained from the Services.

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PRIVACY AND PROTECTION OF PERSONAL INFORMATION

Please click here to access SlashGear’ Privacy Policy.

NOTICE SPECIFIC TO DOCUMENTS AVAILABLE ON THIS WEB SITE

Permission to use Documents (such as news stories, consumer comment compilations, white papers, press releases and FAQs) from the Services is granted, provided that (1) the below copyright notice appears in all copies, (2) use of such Documents from the Services is for informational and non-commercial or personal use only. Accredited educational institutions, such as K-12, universities, private/public colleges, and state community colleges, may download and reproduce the Documents for distribution in the classroom. Use for any other purpose is expressly prohibited by law, and may result in severe civil and criminal penalties. Violators will be prosecuted to the maximum extent possible.

DISCLAIMER OF LIABILITY

The information on the SlashGear Website is general in nature, does not address the circumstances of any particular individual and is not intended as a substitute for personalized investment, financial, tax and legal advice. SlashGear is not a fiduciary by virtue of any person’s use of or access to the information on the SlashGear website. You assume the sole responsibility of evaluating the merits and risks associated with the use of any information on the SlashGear Website.

SlashGear makes no representation as to the accuracy of the information and assumes no liability for any damages or loss arising from the use thereof. All information is provided “as is” without warranty of any kind. SlashGear and/or its respective information suppliers and contractors hereby disclaim all warranties and conditions with regard to the information.

Through its network of Web properties, SlashGear may provide ways by which you can obtain products or services from various companies. We are not your agent or the agent of any company appearing on our website, although we may recommend a company based on your responses to written questions or phone interviews we conduct.. It is your responsibility to fully investigate all companies with whom you decide to do business, and you acknowledge and agree that you will rely on your own judgment in making the final selection of all products and services you choose to purchase. In particular, we recommend that you seek the advice of financial advisors, insurance agents, brokers, medical professionals, or other relevant qualified professionals prior to making any financial, health, or safety-related decisions. By using the Services, you acknowledge and agree that SlashGear is not liable for any losses, costs, damages or claims in connection with, arising from, or related to, your use of a company’s products or services. SlashGear does not issue mortgages, credit cards, insurance coverage or any other financial products.

The Services may contain inaccuracies or typographical errors. Changes are periodically made to the Services. SlashGear and/or its respective suppliers and contractors may make improvements, modifications and/or changes to the Services at any time without notice.

ELECTRONIC CONSENT

By using the services you also consent to the use of an electronic record to document your agreement. You may withdraw your consent to the use of the electronic record by sending an email to privacy@SlashGear.com with “Revoke Electronic Consent” in the subject line. To view and retain a copy of this disclosure or any information regarding your enrollment in this program, you will need (i) a device (such as a computer or mobile phone) with a web browser and Internet access and (ii) either a printer or storage space on such device. For a free paper copy, or to update our records of your contact information, send an email to privacy@SlashGear.com with contact information and the address for delivery.

NO UNLAWFUL OR PROHIBITED USE

You will not use the Services for any purpose that is unlawful or prohibited by these terms, conditions, notices or applicable laws and statutes. You may not use the Services in any manner that could damage, disable, overburden, or impair any SlashGear.com server, or the network(s) connected to any SlashGear.com 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 SlashGear.com server or to any of the Services, through hacking, password mining or any other means. You may not obtain or attempt to obtain any materials or information through any means not intentionally made available through the Services.

ADVERTISEMENTS AND PROMOTIONS

SlashGear provides links to, and runs advertisements from, other companies on its website. Some of these companies may have a business relationship with SlashGear, and we may receive compensation when you click on a link or visit those companies’ sites. Your interactions and business dealings with any other company, however, including those with whom we have a business relationship, are solely between you and that company. SlashGear is not responsible or liable for any loss or damage of any sort incurred by you, or the alleged breach of any terms, conditions, warranties or representations associated with any other company. SlashGear does not dictate other companies’ marketing or advertising messages. In all cases, SlashGear makes no representations about the suitability of any service or products advertised.

USE OF SERVICES

The Services may contain bulletin board services, forums, communities, complaint forms, comment forms, service rating forms and/or other message or communication facilities designed to enable you to communicate with others (“Communication Services”). You agree to use the Communication Services only to post, send and receive messages and material that are proper and, when applicable, related to the particular Communication Service.

Without limitation, you agree that you will NOT:

  • Use this site if you are under the age of 16.
  • Use the Communication Services in connection with surveys, contests, pyramid schemes, chain letters, junk email, spamming or any duplicative or unsolicited messages (commercial or otherwise).
  • Defame, abuse, harass, stalk, threaten or otherwise violate the legal rights (such as rights of privacy and publicity) of others.
  • Publish, post, upload, distribute or disseminate any inappropriate, profane, defamatory, obscene, indecent, shocking or unlawful topic, name, image, material or information.
  • Make any statement that is false, dishonest, or otherwise not accurate.
  • Use any material or information, including images or photographs, which are made available through the Services in any manner that infringes any copyright, trademark, patent, trade secret, or other proprietary right of any party.
  • Harvest or otherwise collect information about others, including e-mail addresses.
  • Violate any applicable laws or regulations.

SlashGear reserves the right to terminate your access to any or all of the Communication Services at any time, without notice, for any reason whatsoever. SlashGear reserves the right at all times to disclose any information as SlashGear deems necessary to satisfy any applicable law, regulation, legal process or governmental request, or to edit, refuse to post or to remove any information or materials, in whole or in part, in SlashGear’ sole discretion.

By posting, uploading, inputting, providing or submitting (“Posting”) any Submission of any kind, you are granting SlashGear.com, its affiliated companies and necessary sublicensees a non-exclusive, royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable, and fully sublicensable right to use your Submission in connection with the operation of their Internet businesses (including, without limitation, all SlashGear’ Services), including, without limitation, the license rights to: copy, distribute, transmit, publicly display, publicly perform, reproduce, edit, translate and reformat your Submission; to publish your name in connection with your Submission; and the right to sublicense such rights to any supplier of the Services.

No compensation will be paid with respect to the use of your Submission, as provided herein. SlashGear.com is under no obligation to post or use any Submission you may provide and SlashGear.com may remove any Submission at any time in its sole discretion.

By Posting a Submission you warrant and represent that you own or otherwise control all of the rights to your Submission as described in these Terms of Use including, without limitation, all the rights necessary for you to provide, post, upload, input or submit the Submissions. You also warrant that the information provided in the Submission is, to the best of your knowledge, truthful and accurate.

NO RESPONSIBILITY FOR LINKS

Hypertext links on SlashGear’s site enable you to leave the SlashGear Website. SlashGear is not responsible for the contents of any linked sites nor for any links contained in any such linked site, nor for changes, updates and modifications in such sites. The links are provided to you only as a convenience and the inclusion of any such link does not imply endorsement by SlashGear of the site, its contents, services and policies.

UNSOLICITED SUBMISSIONS

SlashGear does accept unsolicited ideas, including ideas for new Websites, news stories, advertising campaigns, promotions, products, services, technologies, processes or names. We assume no responsibility for any such materials and do not promise their safekeeping or return.

DISPUTES

This agreement shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of Texas without giving effect to any principles or conflicts of law. If any provision of this agreement shall be unlawful, void or for any reason unenforceable, then that provision shall be deemed severable from this agreement and shall not affect the validity and enforceability of any remaining provisions.