thefolktodayproject.com

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Privacy Statement

We encourage you to review this statement from time to time for updates or changes.

thefolktodayproject.com (“the Site”) is an online service operated by Industry Standard Computing Ltd and its affiliates (“we”, “us”, “our”).

We collect no personally identifiable information, except for information that people and organizations have voluntarily supplied for us to use in Site content. For example, we may publish an interview with a person, or a person may supply an article they have written for us to publish. It is possible that readers of information you have provided for the Site to publish may be able to identify you even if your name is not published.

There are only three items of information that we are aware of that may be collected by other organizations through the Site. We are not responsible for their privacy policies, and we encourage you to visit their sites to read their privacy statements.

1. We may link to sites like Facebook, Instagram and YouTube.

2. Purchases you make at the Site or through sites like iTunes may be processed by those sites or third party sites.

3. The organization that hosts the Site may provide us with statistics of site use. This is a standard practice of web site servers. To our knowledge none of this information is personally identifiable.

The Site will not share personal information with other organizations except as required by law, and in as much as it is visible as Site content, e.g. the name of a person we interview.

The Site may run contests and surveys. If these require that you supply personal information they will say so.

Don’t supply the Site with information about children aged less than 13 years.  We will delete this information if we become aware of it.

If you wish to contact the site about a privacy issue contact us by using the site contact form

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thefolktodayproject.com
Terms of Use

thefolktodayproject.com (“the Site”) is an online service operated by Industry Standard Computing Ltd and its affiliates (“we, us, our”). By using the Site you agree to be bound by these Terms and our directions from time to time pertaining to the access and use of the Site. We may make changes to the Site, these Terms, or the policies and conditions that govern the use of the Site at any time. We encourage you to review the Site and these Terms periodically for any updates or changes. Your continued access or use of the Site shall be deemed to evidence your acceptance of updates and changes.

Copyright and Intellectual Property Rights

You acknowledge that the content, organization, graphics, design, compilation of, and other matters relating to, the Site (collectively “Content”) are or may be protected by copyright, trade marks, or other proprietary rights, and that these rights may extend to all forms of Internet technologies existing now or in the future. You may not copy, modify, remove, delete, augment, publish, display, upload, post, transmit, enter into a database, participate in the transfer or sale of, create derivative works from, or otherwise exploit, the Site or the Content, otherwise than for your personal non-commercial use and in accordance with the intent of these Terms or as permitted under New Zealand law. Your use of any software Content will also be governed by any applicable software license agreement(s). You agree not to infringe any such copyright or other intellectual property rights.

Any material submitted by you to a public area of the Site will be deemed to be subject to a royalty-free perpetual license for us to use, modify, publish and distribute the material in any way or form.

Copyright Complaints

If you believe your work has been copied and is accessible on the Site in a way that constitutes copyright infringement, you may notify us by providing us with the following information for our copyright agent.

1. A description of the copyrighted work that you claim has been infringed, including the URL (or web page address) of the location where the copyrighted work exists or a copy of the copyrighted work;

2. Identification of the URL or other specific location on the Site where the material that you consider infringing is located;

3. Your address, telephone number, and email address;

4. A statement by you that you have a good faith belief that the disputed use is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law;

5. A statement by you, made under penalty of perjury, that the above information in your notice is accurate and that you are the copyright owner or authorized to act on the copyright owner’s behalf;

6. The remedy you wish us to implement followed by an electronic or physical signature of the person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of the copyright interest.

Our agent for notice of claims of copyright infringement on the Site can be reached by contacting thefolktodayproject.com, using the site contact form

Service Marks

You acknowledge that thefolktodayproject.com, “the Folk Today project” and other identifying parts of the Content are service marks, trade marks or trade names proprietary to us. Other product, services and company names mentioned on or accessed through the Site may be service marks or trade marks of third parties. You must not use any such service or trade mark or trade name unless authorized to do so.

Responsibility for Our Content

All information provided by us or any of our officers, directors, employees, agents, members, third-party content providers, sponsors, licensers, suppliers or the like (collectively referred to as our “associates”) under these Terms is provided in good faith. You accept that any information provided on the Site is general information, personal opinion, and is not in the nature of advice. We and our associates derive our information from information in the public domain or sources which we believe to be accurate and up to date as at the date of publication. Nevertheless we and our associates reserve the right to update or otherwise change this information at any time.

This service is provided on an “as is” basis. We do not make any representations or warranties that the information provided is or will be up to date, reliable, accurate or complete or that your access to the Site or the information will be uninterrupted, timely or secure. We do not make any warranties or give any guarantees except as expressly stated by us with respect to this Site or any information or services provided through it.

Responsibility for Distributed Content

You acknowledge that to the extent we quote, summarize or otherwise refer to or provide access to information, relevant sources, web sites, other facilities or services obtained from stated sources we are a distributor, not a publisher, of the relevant Content. Any statements or opinions made in relation to or by those sources or their representatives remain the responsibility of the person making those statements and opinions which are not in any manner endorsed by us. Responsibility for the publication, content, timeliness, accuracy, completeness or reliability of the relevant statements and opinions, access or continuing access to that Content, those sources, web sites or other facilities or services, including hyperlinks to or from those web sites and the content or privacy policies of those sites, rests with the relevant web site owners, or providers of those facilities or services.

We do not endorse the accuracy, completeness, timeliness or reliability of any advice, opinion, statement or other material or database displayed, referred to or uploaded on or distributed through this Site or any web site linked with this Site. Any dealings between you and any of our associates or other party found on or through the Site are solely between you and that party and you accept sole responsibility for all such matters.

Disclaimers

To the extent permitted by law we do not accept responsibility for and we exclude or limit our liability for any condition or warranty which would otherwise be implied into these Terms, and any loss or damage, howsoever caused (including, but not limited to, force majeure, other failure of performance, viruses, negligence, or otherwise) which you may directly or indirectly suffer in connection with your use or purported use of the Site or any linked web site. Similarly, we do not accept and we exclude any responsibility for any loss arising out of your use of or reliance on information or other facilities or web sites contained on or accessed through this Site.

Except to the extent inconsistent with any statutory provision which we cannot contract out of, we or any of our associates shall in no event be liable for any loss of profit, or direct, indirect, special, punitive, incidental, or consequential damages (howsoever arising).

Your Obligations

You agree to use the Site only for lawful purposes. Any conduct by you that in our sole discretion restricts, inhibits or otherwise adversely affects our interests or the interests of our associates or the lawful rights of any other user of the Site will not be permitted. Recognizing the global nature of the Internet, you agree to comply with all local rules and laws including, without limitation, rules and laws about the Internet, downloading of information, data, email or privacy.

You are solely responsible for obtaining and maintaining all equipment and software required to use our services through the Site. You agree that you will not, without our prior written consent:

1. use any graphic or logo to access the Site, (if required please contact thefolktodayproject.com by using the site contact form). Any permission granted may, at our absolute discretion, be withdrawn at any time without any obligation on our part to provide notice or reasons);

2. frame the Site, place pop-up windows over its pages, or otherwise affect the display of its pages except as permitted in these Terms. You are responsible for all charges on any account you open related to the Site. These charges may be incurred directly between you and us or by an Internet payment facilitation organization or other intermediate party acting on our joint behalf. We, or that other party, reserve the right to terminate your account and Site usage at any time.

Indemnity

You agree to indemnify and hold us, and any of our associates, harmless from any claim or demand, including reasonable solicitor-client costs, made by any third party due to or arising out of your connection to or use of the Site, your violation of these Terms or your violation of any of our rights or those of another person.

Each individual or entity referred to in these Terms shall have the right to assert and enforce any provisions conferring or purporting to confer a benefit on it against you on its own behalf.

Monitoring

We may elect at our discretion to electronically monitor areas of the Site and to disclose any content, records, or electronic communication of any kind:

1. to satisfy any law, regulation, or government request;

2. if such disclosure is necessary or appropriate to operate the Site; or

3. to protect our rights or property or the rights of our associates or other users.

Remedial Measures

If we become aware of or have reasonable grounds to suspect any actual or alleged infringement of any applicable law, our interests, these Terms, or the rights of a third party, we may investigate and determine in our sole discretion what measures to take in respect of the Site including, without limitation, the correction, or removal of any infringing Content from the Site or the suspension or termination of your access to the Site without notice.

Jurisdiction

We control the Site from our office within New Zealand. The laws of New Zealand are applicable to the Site and its Content and, without regard to any conflict of laws rules, the Courts of New Zealand have exclusive jurisdiction.

We make no representation that the Content or any merchandise or services referred to on the Site are appropriate or available for access or use in other jurisdictions and if you choose to so access or use the same from or in other jurisdictions, you do so at your own initiative and risk. Any access or use thereof from or in any jurisdiction otherwise than as permitted by any relevant local law is prohibited.

General

Our failure to exercise or enforce any right or any provision of these Terms shall not constitute a waiver of such right or provision. If any provision or part provision of these Terms is found by a court of competent jurisdiction to be invalid, the parties nevertheless agree that the court should endeavour to give effect to the parties’ intention as reflected in the provision and the other provisions of these Terms remain in full force and effect. The section titles in these Terms are for convenience only and have no legal or contractual effect.

COPYRIGHT & TRADEMARK NOTICE

Copyright © 2015 Industry Standard Computing Ltd.

Registered Trademark®  Jan. 12, 2016 United States Patent and Trademark Office

All rights reserved. Any rights not expressly granted herein are reserved.

These Terms of Use were last updated on 29th March 2016.

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