Terms & Conditions
"this site" refers to all Internet pages in the www.FairComment.com
"FairComment.com" refers to FairComment Limited;
"User" refers to any person viewing or interacting with this site,
"Business" refers to any company, partnership, other legal entity
or individual profiled by FairComment.com or discussed in Users comments or
any trade body that represents a business sector.
"content" refers to any text, photograph or other image presented
on this site to users by either FairComment.com or users
The site of FairComment.com is a web portal for Users and Business. For Users
it provides a mechanism for consumers to register and view comments, suggestions,
praise, complaints or report problems on goods or services provided the Businesses.
For Businesses it provides a mechanism to review and respond to Users comments,
suggestions, praise, complaints or report problems on goods or services provided
by said Businesses. As such, similar to a newspaper, FairComment will report
Users and Businesses comments and provide editorial comment of its own. Also
similar to a newspaper it will provide relevant Business information, photographs,
trademarks as deemed necessary to identify the Business without ambiguity to
other organisations of similar name, function or market.
Content, opinions, advice, statements, offers, or other information or content
made available through this site are those of their respective authors and not
of FairComment.com and should not necessarily be relied upon. Such authors are
solely responsible for such content. FairComment.com does not guarantee the
accuracy, completeness, or usefulness of any information on this site and neither
adopts nor endorses nor is responsible for the accuracy or reliability of any
opinion, advice, or statement made. Under no circumstances will FairComment.com
be responsible for any loss or damage resulting from anyone's reliance on information
or other content posted on this site or transmitted to users.
All content is published on the understanding that it is placed by customers
of the companies presented. FairComment.com reserves the right, but has no obligation,
to edit or remove any content without question, reason or notice.
All HTML, graphic design, and programming used within this site is copyright
No responsibility can be assumed for unsolicited materials and submission is
construed as permission to publish without further correspondence.
The content made available in this site, including materials in linked sites
directly or indirectly accessible from this site, are provided "as is"
without warranties of any kind. FairComment.com does not warrant that the materials
will be error free, nor free of viruses, defamatory, offensive, or other harmful
matter. You assume the entire cost of any necessary service, repair, or correction.
The content may include inaccuracies or typographical errors that will be corrected
as they are discovered at FairComment.com's sole discretion.
Any photographs featured on FairComment.com are the property and responsibility
of the sender and may not be reproduced on any site other than FairComment.com
without the permission of the person concerned. By submitting a photograph to
FairComment.com, you grant FairComment.com permission to use the photograph,
either in its original format or altered or cropped, on this site in any way
deemed appropriate by FairComment.com.
The materials that can be accessed from linked sites are not maintained or
monitored by FairComment.com and FairComment.com is not responsible for the
contents thereof. Any reference to a linked site or any specific third party
product or service by name does not constitute or imply its endorsement by FairComment.com,
and you assume all risk with respect to its use.
Conduct of users:
You acknowledge that you are solely responsible for interactions with other
users of this site and that you are solely responsible for all content that
you publish or post to this site or transmit to other users of this site.
You agree that by interacting with this site or providing content to FairComment.com
that you are granting FairComment.com permission to use that material on this
You agree that you will not publish, post or transmit on this site any abusive,
defamatory, inaccurate, obscene, threatening, harassing, racially offensive,
or illegal material, or any material that infringes or violates another party's
rights (including, but not limited to, intellectual property rights, and rights
of privacy and publicity).
You agree not to post, distribute or reproduce in any way any copyrighted material,
trademarks, or other proprietary information without obtaining the prior consent
of the owner of such proprietary rights.
You agree to use this site in a manner consistent with all applicable laws
and regulations. You shall not copy, use, modify, transmit, distribute, reverse
engineer, or in anyway exploit copyrighted or proprietary materials available
in this site, except as expressly permitted by the respective owners thereof.
All trademarks, service marks, and trade names in this site are the marks of
the respective owners, and may only be used by you as permitted by law or as
expressly authorized by the ownerthereof.
You agree not to engage in advertising to, or solicitation of, other users
to buy or sell any products or services through this site.
You agree not to transmit any chain letters, spam letters, or junk email to
other users, not to participate in mischievous or malicious behaviour which
causes damage or may cause damage to FairComment.com or this site or any of
the computer systems on which this site resides. You agree not to attempt to
bypass any of the security measures implemented on this site or on any of the
computer systems on which this site resides.
Marketing and Publicity:
FairComment.com may from time to time obtain publicity for this site in the
Internet trade and popular press, as well as newspapers, magazines and other
publications both national and international. You agree that FairComment.com
may authorise screenshots or quotations or other publicly accessible material
from this site to be used in such publicity that may feature information provided
by you to FairComment.com
You agree to release all rights concerning such material as referenced above
to FairComment.com and agree that your information may be used for such purposes.
Disclaimer of Warranty and Limitation of Liability:
Under no circumstances shall FairComment.com, nor affiliates, staff, agents
or suppliers, be liable for any damages, including without limitation, direct,
indirect, incidental, special, punitive, consequential, or other damages (including
without limitation lost profits, lost revenues, or similar economic loss), whether
in contract, tort, or otherwise, arising out of the use or inability to use
the content available in this site or any linked site, even if FairComment.com
is advised of the possibility thereof, nor for any claim by a third party.
FairComment.com hereby expressly disclaims to the fullest extent permissible
by law any and all terms, conditions or warranties, express or implied,
including without limitation, any as to the availability, accuracy,
or content of information, products, or services, or any as to quality,
merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose or non-infringement
FairComment.com shall in no event be liable for any failure of performance,
error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation or transmission,
communications line failure, theft or destruction or unauthorised access to,
alteration of, or use of records for any cause of action.
You agree to defend, indemnify, and hold harmless FairComment.com, its officers,
directors, employees, agents and third parties, for any losses, costs, liabilities,
damages and expenses (including reasonable fees) relating to or arising out
of your use of this site, including any breach by any user of the terms of this
In the event any term or condition of this agreement is prohibited by local
or other law, this agreement shall be construed in such a manner as to give
force and effect to every lawful provision.
Law and Notice:
The terms and conditions of this agreement are subject to change by FairComment.com
at any time on a prospective basis upon notice to users. Any User's use of this
site following such notice shall indicate the User's acceptance of the new terms
and conditions. FairComment.com may provide notice to Users by email or by a
general posting (indicated by the word "Notice") on this site.
Personal data protection:
This site is not a secure system and your privacy cannot be guaranteed. You
should not continue if you do not want your details to be stored on FairComment.com.
Personal data provided by you will be retained by FairComment.com.
By accepting these terms the User gives FairComment.com the right to share
certain details pertaining to the User and their comments to the relevant Business.
FairComment.com will pass only those details to the Business that FairComment.com
considers necessary to assist the Business in improving its service to customers
or responding accurately to the Users comments.
FairComment.com undertakes not to provide your personal data for marketing
or other purposes to any other third parties that are not the relevant Business.
Copyrights and trademarks:
All rights of third parties in any trade or service marks and names are acknowledged.
Materials are copyrighted and are protected by worldwide copyright laws and
treaty provisions. Except as expressly provided herein, FairComment.com does
not grant any express or implied right to you under any patents, copyrights
or trade or service marks.
To the extent that any materials submitted to the site by a User have been
specifically created by that User for such submission, ownership of the copyright
in such materials shall vest in FairComment.com; the rights of the User and
any third party in any pre-existing material submitted to the site are acknowledged.
This Legal Notice is available in each of the following ways;
From the 'Terms & Conditions' link on the home page of the FairComment.com
By presentation to the User for acceptance when registering to the site. Registration
will not be permitted unless the user actively accepts these terms by performing
the instructions displayed.
From the 'About Us' button available on every FairComment.com page and
selecting 'Terms & Conditions'
If any changes are made to this notice this will be updated in the above areas.
All registered users will be notified of the change by e-mail and will be required
to re-accept these terms when next logging in to FairComment.com
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