Terms

Terms and Conditions

Please read these Terms and Conditions (“Terms”, “Terms and Conditions”) carefully before using the https://thetechladder.com/ website and mobile application (the “Service”) operated by us (“Tech Ladder,” “we,” “us,” “our”‘).

Your access to and use of the Service is conditioned on your acceptance of and compliance with these Terms. These Terms apply to all visitors, users and others who access or use the Service. While these Terms and Conditions of Use apply to the use of the Website; they do not extend to any linked third party sites.

If you are entering into this agreement on behalf of a company or other legal entity, you represent that you have the authority to bind such entity, its affiliates and all users who access our services through your account to these terms and conditions, in which case the terms “you” or “your” shall refer to such entity, its affiliates and users associated with it. If you do not have such authority, or if you do not agree with these terms and conditions, you must not accept this agreement and may not use the services.

By accessing or using the Service you agree to be bound by these Terms. If you disagree with any part of the terms then you may not access the Service.

Tech Ladder is meant to be informative and engaging! We are not responsible for the decisions you make based off of something you’ve seen or read on our site.

General Conditions

You understand that we use third party vendors and hosting partners to provide the necessary hardware, software, networking, storage, and related technology required to run the Service.

We may, but have no obligation to remove accounts or content that we determine, in our sole discretion, are unlawful, offensive, threatening, libelous, defamatory, pornographic, obscene, otherwise objectionable, or violates any party’s intellectual property, and these Terms of Service.

If your bandwidth usage exceeds the average bandwidth usage, as determined by us, of other Tech Ladder users, we reserve the right to disable your account or throttle your file hosting until your bandwidth consumption is reduced.

Permitted & Prohibited Uses

In order to use the Tech Ladder and all its service:

  • You must be a human.
  • You will not provide false personal information.
  • You must be 13 years or older to use this service.
  • You will keep your personal information up to date.
  • You will not create more than one personal account.
  • Accounts registered by “bots” or other automated methods are not permitted.
  • If we ban or disable your account you will not create another one.
  • You will not use this site if you are a convicted sex offender.
  • You must provide your full legal name, a valid email address, and any other information requested in order to complete the signup process.
  • You will not transfer your account to another user. You will not use a username that is considered profane or inappropriate – we reserve the right to delete this username.

You will maintain the security of your account and password. We are not at fault for any loss or damage that occurs from your failure to comply with security obligations. You are responsible for all the content you post and activity that occurs from your account (even in cases when content is posted from others who have access to your account). One person or legal entity may not maintain more than one account.

You may use the site to share and exchange content (posts, comments, links) with other users. With this stated, you are prohibited from communicating on or though the site for any unlawful, harmful, offensive, threatening, abusive, libelous, harassing, defamatory, vulgar, obscene, profane, hateful, fraudulent, sexually explicit, racially, ethnically, or otherwise objectionable material of any sort, including, but not limited to, any material that encourages conduct that would constitute a criminal offense, give rise to civil liability, or otherwise violate any applicable local, state, national, or international law.

You may not use the Website to violate any applicable local, state, national, or international law, including without limitation any applicable laws relating to antitrust or other illegal trade or business practices, federal and state securities laws, regulations promulgated by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, any rules of any national or other securities exchange, and any U.S. laws, rules, and regulations governing the export and re-export of commodities or technical data.

You may not upload or transmit any material that infringes or misappropriates any person’s copyright, patent, trademark, or trade secret, or disclose via the Website any information the disclosure of which would constitute a violation of any confidentiality obligations you may have.

You may not upload any viruses, worms, Trojan horses, or other forms of harmful computer code, nor subject the Website’s network or servers to unreasonable traffic loads, or otherwise engage in conduct deemed disruptive to the ordinary operation of the Website.

You are expressly prohibited from compiling and using other Users’ personal information, including addresses, telephone numbers, fax numbers, email addresses or other contact information that may appear on the Website, for the purpose of creating or compiling marketing and/or mailing lists and from sending other Users unsolicited marketing materials, whether by facsimile, email, or other technological means.

You also are expressly prohibited from distributing Users’ personal information to third-party parties for marketing purposes. The Operators shall deem the compiling of marketing and mailing lists using Users’ personal information, the sending of unsolicited marketing materials to Users, or the distribution of Users’ personal information to third parties for marketing purposes as a material breach of these Terms and Conditions of Use, and the Operators reserve the right to terminate or suspend your access to and use of the Website and to suspend or revoke your membership in the consortium without refund of any membership dues paid.

We note that unauthorized use of Users’ personal information in connection with unsolicited marketing correspondence also may constitute violations of various state and federal anti-spam statutes. We reserve the right to report the abuse of Users’ personal information to the appropriate law enforcement and government authorities, and we will fully cooperate with any authorities investigating violations of these laws.

Account Terms

We claim no intellectual property rights over the material you provide to the Service. Your profile and materials remain yours.

When you delete your account, it may persist in backup copies for a period of time but will not be available for others to see. Although, the content you shared (posts, comments, messages) may still be viewable on the site.

You shall defend Tech Ladder against any claim, demand, suit or proceeding made or brought against Tech Ladder by a third party alleging that Your Content, or Your use of the Service in violation of this Agreement, infringes or misappropriates the intellectual property rights of a third party or violates applicable law, and shall indemnify Tech Ladder for any damages finally awarded against, and for reasonable attorney’s fees incurred by, Tech Ladder in connection with any such claim, demand, suit or proceeding; provided, that Tech Ladder (a) promptly gives You written notice of the claim, demand, suit or proceeding; (b) gives You sole control of the defense and settlement of the claim, demand, suit or proceeding (provided that You may not settle any claim, demand, suit or proceeding unless the settlement unconditionally releases Tech Ladder of all liability); and (c) provides to You all reasonable assistance, at Your expense.

Purchases

If you wish to purchase any product or service made available through the Service (“Purchase”), you may be asked to supply certain information relevant to your Purchase including, without limitation, your credit card information and billing address.

Content

Our Service allows you to post, link, store, share and otherwise make available certain information, text, graphics, videos, or other material (“Content”). We cannot and do not assume any responsibility or liability for any information you submit, or your or third parties’ use or misuse of information transmitted or received using website.

We may monitor, or review all areas on the website where users transmit or post communications, or communicate solely with each other. This includes but not limited to comments, user forums, email lists, and the content of any such communications. We, however, will have no liability related to the content of any such communications, whether or not arising under the laws of copyright, libel, privacy, obscenity, or otherwise. We may edit or remove content on the website at our discretion at any time. At the same time, we do not guarantee we will monitor at all.

Use of Personally Identifiable Information

Information submitted to the Website is governed according to our current Privacy Policy and the stated license of this website.

You agree to provide true, accurate, current, and complete information when registering with the Website. It is your responsibility to maintain and promptly update this account information to keep it true, accurate, current, and complete. If you provides any information that is fraudulent, untrue, inaccurate, incomplete, or not current, or we have reasonable grounds to suspect that such information is fraudulent, untrue, inaccurate, incomplete, or not current, we reserve the right to suspend or terminate your account without notice and to refuse any and all current and future use of the Website.

Although sections of the Website may be viewed simply by visiting the Website, in order to access some Content and/or additional features offered at the Website, you may need to sign on as a guest or register as a member.

If you create an account on the Website, you may be asked to supply your name, address, a User ID and password. You agree to immediately notify us of any unauthorized use of either your password or account or any other breach of security. You further agree that you will not permit others, including those whose accounts have been terminated, to access the Website using your account or User ID. You grant us and all other persons or entities involved in the operation of the Website the right to transmit, monitor, retrieve, store, and use your information in connection with the operation of the Website and in the provision of services to you.

Links To Other Web Sites

Our Service may contain links to third-party web sites or services that are not owned or controlled by Tech Ladder.

Tech Ladder has no control over, and assumes no responsibility for, the content, privacy policies, or practices of any third party web sites or services. You further acknowledge and agree that Tech Ladder shall not be responsible or liable, directly or indirectly, for any damage or loss caused or alleged to be caused by or in connection with use of or reliance on any such content, goods or services available on or through any such web sites or services.

Changes

We reserve the right, at our sole discretion, to modify or replace these Terms at any time without prior notice to the user. What constitutes a material change will be determined at our sole discretion.

Termination

These Terms and Conditions of Use are effective until terminated by either party. If you no longer agree to be bound by these Terms and Conditions, you must cease use of the Website. If you are dissatisfied with the Website, their content, or any of these terms, conditions, and policies, your sole legal remedy is to discontinue using the Website. We reserve the right to terminate or suspend your access to and use of the Website, or parts of the Website, without notice, if we believe, in our sole discretion, that such use (i) is in violation of any applicable law; (ii) is harmful to our interests or the interests, including intellectual property or other rights, of another person or entity; or (iii) where we have reason to believe that you are in violation of these Terms and Conditions of Use.

Contact

If you have any questions or concerns, please contact us at team@thetechladder.com

These Terms of Conditions were last updated on January 5, 2016