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Terms of use for the website of Data as a Second Language®

1. The terms of use for the website of Data as a Second Language® are intended to be consistent with those of Smith Publishing LLC. With regard to the terms of use, please submit any questions, comments, suggestions, or complaints to Smith Publishing LLC by email at 1szufreh4i6g@opayq.com.
2. The owner and operator of Data as a Second Language® is Smith Publishing LLC, which has its mailing address in New Jersey, U.S.A.:

Smith Publishing LLC
88 East Main Street
PMB 505
Mendham, New Jersey
07945

3. If you use the Data as a Second Language® website, you must comply with these terms of use, which, together with the privacy policy of Data as a Second Language®, govern your relationship with Data as a Second Language® and Smith Publishing LLC in connection with this website.
4. If you disagree with any part of these terms and conditions, do not use the Data as a Second Language® website.

Parties

5. The names Data as a Second Language® and Smith Publishing LLC and the pronouns "we," "our," and "us" refer to the owner and operator of the Data as a Second Language® website.
6. The pronouns “you” and “your” refer to those who visit or use the Data as a Second Language® website.

Disclaimer

7. Neither Data as a Second Language® nor Smith Publishing LLC is a lawyer or a law firm.
8. Neither Data as a Second Language® nor Smith Publishing LLC practices law or gives legal advice.
9. Neither the content of the Data as a Second Language® website nor the services offered by or through the website constitutes legal advice; neither the content of the Data as a Second Language® website nor the services offered by or through the website is a substitute for the professional judgment of a lawyer.
10. Laws and information about law vary from one locality or country to another.
11. For advice about a legal problem, a document, or any criminal, civil, or other law-related case or claim, you need to consult a lawyer or other professional who is licensed to provide legal advice or services in the relevant locality.

General Conditions for the use of the Data as a Second Language® website

12. The principal purpose of this website is to provide educational information about the topics and technologies of data and the terminology with which we debate and define them.
13. If you use this website, you must cooperate with Data as a Second Language®, Smith Publishing LLC, and the other users of this website — in other words your use of this website must be constructive as opposed to destructive.[1]
14. Your use of this website should be consistent with "common sense," which means “[g]ood sound practical sense in everyday matters.”[2]
15. Use this website in a manner that is consistent with principles of reciprocity such as the Golden Rule, in other words, treat “other people with the same kind of values and respect with which [you] would wish to be treated.”[3]
16. Do not use this website to violate the law.
17. Do not use this website to disseminate spam or other malicious, destructive, or offensive material.
18. Do not use this website to violate copyrights, trademarks, or other property rights. Please contact Smith Publishing LLC at mikesmith271828@gmail.com to report any errors or omissions on this website with respect to a copyright, trademark, or other property right.

Content of the Data as a Second Language® website

19. The content of this website is subject to change without notice.
20. Data as a Second Language® and Smith Publishing LLC work to minimize errors and to maximize the quality of this website.
21. However, the information and materials on this website may contain errors. If you detect any errors, please contact Smith Publishing LLC at 1szufreh4i6g@opayq.com to report those errors.
22. Your use of any information, materials, products, services, or graphics that are available on this website is completely at your own risk.
23. It is your responsibility to ensure that any information, materials, products, services, or graphics that are available on this website are sufficient to satisfy your needs and purposes.
24. Neither Data as a Second Language®, Smith Publishing LLC, nor any third party makes any representations or warranties, express or implied, about the completeness, accuracy, reliability, suitability, timeliness, or availability of this website or the information, materials, products, services, or graphics on this website for any purpose.
25. References on this website to books, websites, and other publications, sources, or services do not imply that the authors, publishers, sponsors, or providers of those publications, sources, or services have endorsed or approved Data as a Second Language®, Smith Publishing LLC, the content of this website, or any information, materials, products, services, or graphics offered on or through this website.

Links to other websites

26. The Data as a Second Language® website offers links to other (external) websites for your information and convenience.
27. Links to other websites do not signify that Data as a Second Language®, Smith Publishing LLC, or any third party endorses or approves the content, policies, opinions, services, or products of those external websites.
28. Neither Data as a Second Language® nor Smith Publishing LLC is responsible for the completeness, content, accuracy, availability, reliability, suitability, timeliness, or veracity of external websites to which this website offers links or for the completeness, content, accuracy, availability, reliability, suitability, timeliness, or veracity of other websites to which those external websites offer links.
29. You need to contact an external website directly if you have questions about it or its content, policies, opinions, services, or products.
30. Data as a Second Language® has no control over external websites.

Liability and indemnity

31. Unauthorized use of this website may, under some circumstances, result in a civil claim for damages or constitute a criminal offense.
32. Any dispute related to your use of this website is subject to the laws and courts of the State of New Jersey and the United States of America.
33. You consent to arbitration of any claims against Data as a Second Language® or Smith Publishing LLC, at our option, for any loss or damage that you suffer in connection with the use of this website.
34. You must indemnify Data as a Second Language® and Smith Publishing LLC for any loss, damage, or other injury that they suffer as a result of your noncompliance with these terms of use or your misuse of this website.
35. You are responsible for any loss, damage, or other injury that any third party suffers as a result of your noncompliance with these terms of use or your misuse of this website.

Severability

36. If any part of these terms of use is void or unenforceable, the other parts will continue in force.

Notes

  1. For purposes of explanation, consider some of the synonyms of the adjectives constructive (“useful,” “helpful,” “productive,” “positive,” “valuable,”and “worthwhile”) and destructive (“devastating,” “ruinous,” “harmful,” “violent,” “negative,” “hostile,” “vicious,” “unfriendly,” “unhelpful,”and “obstructive”). Christine A. Lindberg, comp., Oxford American Writer’s Thesaurus, 2nd ed. (New York: Oxford University Press, 2008), s.v.v. “constructive,” “destructive.”
  2. Shorter Oxford English Dictionary: On Historical Principles, 6th ed., s.v. “common sense.”
  3. Gerald Benedict, The Watkins Dictionary of Religions and Secular Faiths (London: Watkins, 2008), s.v. “Golden Rule.”