Terms of Use

Ownership

This Web site, including any subsection accessible through the home or entry page, is published and maintained by Karl Groves.

Acceptance of Terms

The services that A11y Buzz provides to you are subject to the following Terms of Use. The most current version of these terms can always be reviewed by following the “Terms of Use” hypertext link located at the bottom of all pages on this site.

Rights To Change Terms

A11y Buzz may add, modify, change, alter, or remove any part of these Terms of Use at any time, without any notice to you. Any changes to these Terms of Use or any terms posted on this site apply immediately upon posting. By continuing to use this site after any changes are posted, you are indicating your acceptance of those changes.

Description of Services

Through this web site, A11y Buzz provides you with access to a variety of resources, including but not limited to news, articles, newsletters, downloadable materials, discussion lists, and more. The Services, including any updates, enhancements, new features, and/or the addition of any new information, are subject to these terms.

Notice Specific to Documents Available On This Web Site

Permission to use Documents (such as white papers, press releases, articles, tutorials, data sheets and FAQs) from this site is granted, provided that (1) A11y Buzz copyright notice appears in all copies, (2) use of such Documents from the Services is for informational use only and will not be copied or posted on any network computer or broadcast in any media without written permission from A11y Buzz, and (3) no modifications of any Documents are made.

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.

Documents specified above do not include the design or layout of the A11y Buzz Web site or any other A11y Buzz owned, operated, licensed or controlled site. Elements of the A11y Buzz Web site are protected by copyright, trade dress, trademark, unfair competition, and other laws and may not be copied or imitated in whole or in part.

No logo, graphic, sound or image from the A11y Buzz Web site may be copied or retransmitted unless expressly permitted by A11y Buzz.

A11y Buzz AND/OR ITS RESPECTIVE SUPPLIERS MAKE NO REPRESENTATIONS ABOUT THE SUITABILITY OF THE INFORMATION CONTAINED IN THE DOCUMENTS AND RELATED GRAPHICS PUBLISHED AS PART OF THE SERVICES FOR ANY PURPOSE. ALL SUCH DOCUMENTS AND RELATED GRAPHICS ARE PROVIDED “AS IS” WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND. A11y Buzz AND/OR ITS RESPECTIVE SUPPLIERS HEREBY DISCLAIM ALL WARRANTIES AND CONDITIONS WITH REGARD TO THIS INFORMATION, INCLUDING ALL WARRANTIES AND CONDITIONS OF MERCHANTABILITY, WHETHER EXPRESS, IMPLIED OR STATUTORY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, TITLE AND NON-INFRINGEMENT. IN NO EVENT SHALL A11y Buzz AND/OR ITS RESPECTIVE SUPPLIERS BE LIABLE FOR ANY SPECIAL, INDIRECT OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES OR ANY DAMAGES WHATSOEVER RESULTING FROM LOSS OF USE, DATA OR PROFITS, WHETHER IN AN ACTION OF CONTRACT, NEGLIGENCE OR OTHER TORTIOUS ACTION, ARISING OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH THE USE OR PERFORMANCE OF INFORMATION AVAILABLE FROM THE SERVICES.

THE DOCUMENTS AND RELATED GRAPHICS PUBLISHED ON THE SITE COULD INCLUDE TECHNICAL INACCURACIES OR TYPOGRAPHICAL ERRORS. CHANGES ARE PERIODICALLY ADDED TO THE INFORMATION HEREIN. A11y Buzz AND/OR ITS RESPECTIVE SUPPLIERS MAY MAKE IMPROVEMENTS AND/OR CHANGES IN THE PRODUCT(S) AND/OR THE PROGRAM(S) DESCRIBED HEREIN AT ANY TIME.

Personal and Non-Commercial Use Limitation

Unless otherwise specified, you may not modify, copy, distribute, transmit, display, perform, reproduce, publish, license, create derivative works from, transfer, or sell any information, software, products or services obtained from the Services.

Use of Copyrighted Materials and Logos

You may not reproduce, copy or redistribute the design or layout of any A11y Buzz Web page, individual elements of the Web site design, or A11y Buzz logos without the express written permission of A11y Buzz. Copyright, trademark, and other proprietary notices may not be removed.

Use of RSS Feeds

RSS is a means by which A11y Buzz can share our site content with others in XML format. These Terms of Use govern your use of our RSS content.

These feeds are offered by A11y Buzz for non-commercial use. Any other uses, including without limitation the incorporation of advertising into or the placement of advertising associated with or targeted towards the RSS Content, are strictly prohibited. You must use the RSS feeds as provided by A11y Buzz, and you may not edit or modify the text, content or links supplied by A11y Buzz.

Link to Content Pages

The RSS service may be used only with those platforms from which a functional link is made available that, when accessed, takes the viewer directly to the display of the full article on the A11y Buzz web site. You may not display the RSS Content in a manner that does not permit successful linking to, redirection to or delivery of the applicable A11y Buzz Site web page. You may not insert any intermediate page, splash page or other content between the RSS link and the applicable A11y Buzz Site web page.

Ownership/Attribution

A11y Buzz retains all ownership and other rights in our RSS Content. You must provide attribution to the appropriate A11y Buzz website in connection with your use of our RSS feeds. If you provide this attribution using a graphic, you must use the appropriate A11y Buzz website’s logo that we have incorporated into the RSS feed.

Right to Discontinue Feeds

A11y Buzz reserves the right to discontinue providing any or all of the RSS feeds at any time and to require you to cease displaying, distributing or otherwise using any or all of the RSS feeds for any reason including, without limitation, your violation of any provision of these Terms of Use. A11y Buzz assumes no liability for any of your activities in connection with the RSS feeds or for your use of the RSS feeds in connection with your website.

General Use of A11y Buzz Web Site

You are prohibited from posting on or transmitting to this Web site any defamatory, libelous, obscene, pornographic, profane, threatening, or unlawful materials or any materials that could constitute or encourage conduct that would be considered a criminal offense or give rise to civil liability, or otherwise violate any law. This includes, but is not limited to discussion lists, message boards, or emails to persons within the A11y Buzz domain.

Privacy Policy

A11y Buzz maintains a detailed privacy policy. The most current version of this site’s privacy policy can always be reviewed by following the “Privacy Policy” hypertext link located at the bottom of all pages on this site.

No Warranties; Limitations of Liability

Although A11y Buzz attempts to provide useful and timely information, we do not guarantee that the information is accurate, current, or suitable for any particular purpose. We assume no obligation to update or continue to post information or updates to said information.

While you visit our site, A11y Buzz does not guarantee that access to this site will be uninterrupted, that this site will be free of viruses or that this site cannot be tampered with by third parties.

A11y Buzz does not guarantee that information sent to this site will not be obtained, reviewed, or tampered with by third parties.

This site and the information on this site are provided “as is” with no warranties of any kind whatsoever, either express or implied, including, but not limited to, any warranties of title or accuracy or any implied warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose.

Links to Third Party Sites

Some of the links in the A11y Buzz Web site will let you leave this site. The linked sites are not under the control of A11y Buzz and we are not responsible for the contents of any linked site, or any changes or updates to such sites. A11y Buzz is not responsible for Webcasting or any other form of transmission received from any linked site. A11y Buzz provides these links to you only as a matter of convenience, and the inclusion of any link does not imply endorsement by A11y Buzz of the site.

Use of This Site and the Information Is At the User’s Sole Risk

In no event will A11y Buzz be liable for any damages whatsoever arising out of or related to this site, any site operated by a third party or any information contained in this site or any other site, including but not limited to direct, indirect, incidental, special, consequential or punitive damages, whether under a contract, tort or any other theory of liability, even if A11y Buzz is aware of the possibility of such damages.

Transmitted Material Through the Internet

Transmissions are never completely private or secure. By visiting our site, you understand and accept that any message or information you send to this site may be read of intercepted by others unless there is a special notice that a particular message is encrypted. Sending a message or a resume to A11y Buzz does not cause A11y Buzz to have any special responsibility to you.

Agreement to Conduct Rules

You agree to abide by the A11y Buzz User Conduct Rules, including but not limited to, agreeing not to use this site for any unlawful purpose:

By posting information in or otherwise using any communications service, message board, or other interactive service that may be available to you on or through the A11y Buzz Site, you agree that you will not upload, post, or otherwise distribute or facilitate distribution of any materials, including text, communications, software, images, sounds, data, or other information (hereafter “Content”) that:

  1. is unlawful, threatening, abusive, harassing, defamatory, libelous, deceptive, fraudulent, invasive of another’s privacy or publicity rights, tortious, or otherwise violates the A11y Buzz rules or policies;
  2. infringes on any patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright, right of publicity, or other proprietary right of any party;
  3. constitutes unauthorized or unsolicited advertising, chain letters, any other form of unauthorized solicitation, or any form of lottery or gambling;
  4. contains software viruses or any other computer code, files, or programs that are designed or intended to disrupt, damage, or limit the functioning of any software, hardware, or telecommunications equipment or to damage or obtain unauthorized access to any data or other information of any third party; or
  5. contains information, material, or pictures of any person who is not both older than eighteen (18) years old and over the age of majority in such person’s state, providence, or country of residence.
  6. contains pornography or obscene material. A11y Buzz has sole discretion as to what constitutes obscenity.

You also agree that you will not harvest or collect information about the users or members of this Site or use such information for the purpose of transmitting or facilitating transmission of unsolicited bulk electronic e-mail or communications. A11y Buzz generally does not pre-screen, monitor, or edit the content posted by users of communications services, chat rooms, message boards, or other interactive services that may be available on or through this site. However, we have the right at our sole discretion to remove any content that, in our judgment, does not comply with these User Conduct Rules or is otherwise harmful, objectionable, or inaccurate. A11y Buzz is not responsible for any failure or delay in removing such content.

Termination of Access

A11y Buzz reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to terminate your access to all or part of this Site, with or without notice, for any reason, including, without limitation, if A11y Buzz believes that you have violated or acted inconsistently with the letter or spirit of these Terms of Use. This includes our right to terminate a user’s access to and/ or ability to post materials to the Site. You acknowledge that A11y Buzz shall not be liable to you or any third party for any termination of your access to this Site.

Applicable Laws

This Web site (excluding linked sites) is controlled by Karl Groves from our office in the United States of America. It can be accessed from all 50 states, as well as from other countries around the world. As each of these places has laws that may differ from those of the State of Maryland, by accessing this Web site, both you and Karl Groves agree that the statutes and laws of the State of Maryland, without regard to the conflicts of law principles thereof, will apply to all matters relating to use of this Web site. Those who choose to access this site from other locations do so on their own initiative and are responsible for compliance with local laws.

International Use

A11y Buzz makes no representation that materials on this Site are appropriate or available for use in any particular locations, and accessing them from territories where their contents are illegal is prohibited. Those who choose to access this Site from any location do so on their own initiative, at their own risk, and are responsible for compliance with local laws. If you use this Site in a jurisdiction that prohibits or restricts such use, your use will be subject to, without limitation, any other provision of the Terms of Use, and we shall not have any liability with respect to such use.

Copyright Policy

Copyright © 2014 A11y Buzz. All Rights Reserved.

For More Information

If you have any comments, concerns or questions regarding our site’s Terms of Use policy, please contact us.

Spam Policy

A11y Buzz has an absolute zero tolerance for spamming of any kind. Any member who sends unsolicited emails or places posts on usenet, internet forums or discussion lists on which such messages are considered against that site’s terms will be immediately and irrevocably banned from our site. If you believe you have received spam concerning A11y Buzz, please contact us.

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