TERMS OF USE

TERMS OF SERVICE

CNET thanks you for your interest in our website (the “Website”) and our services. Please read these Website Terms and Conditions (the “Website Terms”), along with our Privacy Policy carefully before using the Website. By using the Website you will be deemed to have agreed to the Website Terms. If you do not agree to the Website Terms, please make no further use of this Website and exit it promptly.

Changes to the Website Terms

CNET reserves the right to modify or vary the Website Terms and Privacy Policy at any time and without prior notice to you. Your use of the Website after we revise the Website Terms and Privacy Policy constitutes your acceptance of the revised terms.

It is your responsibility to monitor amended Website Terms. All changes to the Website Terms are effective as of the date of posting on this Website.

 
Your Use of the Website

CNET grants you a limited, non-exclusive, non-transferable, revocable license to view and display the information, graphics, text and other content of the Website (the “Content”), and to print or save copies of it, for your personal use but not for any other purpose. You must not otherwise use, copy, reproduce, distribute, exploit, or modify any part of the Website without our written permission. For example, you must not (1) modify, reverse-engineer, decompile, disassemble, download (other than temporarily loading into your browser so that you can view Content) any Content, (2) enable automated, electronic, high-volume processes, such as but not limited to robots, spiders, data miners or scrapers, to collect data from the Website or for any other purpose, (3) interfere or attempt to interfere with the proper working of the Website or attempt to bypass any measure CNET implements to prevent or restrict access to any portion of the Website, or (4) cause any Content to be displayed on any other website, including but not limited to display using any framing techniques. You agree not to use any CNET’ name, trademarks and logos in any meta-tags or other “hidden text”.

By using this site you agree that you will not use the Website for any purpose that is unlawful and that you will comply with all relevant laws and regulations. You also agree that you will not use the Website for any purpose that is prohibited by these Website Terms.

CNET may terminate your access to this Website or any of the services made available through this Website at any time without notice. In this event, the Disclaimers and Limitation of Liability Section of the Website Terms will survive such termination, and all rights of CNET granted herein are reserved.

 

Modifying the Services

CNET may modify, suspend or discontinue the services available on the Website or any part of the Content of the Website, at any time without notice.

 

Privacy

Please see CNET’ Privacy Policy for details about how CNET stores, handles and uses personal information.

 

Links

The Website may contain links to websites that are controlled by third parties and not by CNET. CNET is not responsible for the condition or content of those websites or for the services or materials they may make available. CNET provides such links to you solely as a convenience. Inclusion of the links does not imply any endorsement or sponsorship of the linked website or its contents or services by CNET. You access third party sites and use their products and services entirely at your own risk.

 
Disclaimers and Limitation of Liability

CNET provides this Website and its content on an “AS IS” basis. CNET disclaims, and you agree that CNET has no liability for any error, omission or defect in any information included in the Content or accessed through the Website. To the fullest extent permitted by applicable law, CNET disclaims all implied warranties, including but not limited to implied warranties of merchantability, title and non-infringement and fitness for a particular purpose. Without limiting the foregoing, CNET makes no representation or warranty of any kind, express or implied, (1) as to the operation of the Website or any Content, (2) that your access to the Website will be uninterrupted or error-free, (3) as to the accuracy, reliability or currency of any information or other Content that you access through the Website, or (4) that the Website or the equipment used to make the Website available to you or any electronic communication CNET may send you in connection with your use of the Website are and will be free of viruses, worms, Trojan horses, or other harmful matter. Under no circumstance will CNET be liable for any damages that result from your use or inability to use this Website, including but not limited to liability for your reliance on information you obtain from this Website or that results from mistakes, omissions, interruptions, deletion of files or email, errors, defects, viruses, delays in operation or transmission, or any failure of performance, whether or not resulting from acts of God, communications failure, theft, destruction or unauthorized access to CNET records, programs or services. You acknowledge that this paragraph applies to all information and other content available through or described on this Website.

CNET will not be liable for any indirect, incidental, special or consequential damages arising from your use of the Website or its Content, even if you have advised us of the possibility of such damages. You agree that the cumulative maximum liability CNET may have relating to your use of the Website or its Content or to any transaction you enter into with CNET using the Website is, at CNET’ option, (1) the amount that equals the amount, if any, that you paid CNET for your use of this Website or for the transaction that resulted in such liability, or, (2) if applicable, re-performance of its services. Certain states’ laws do not allow limitations on implied warranties or the exclusion of certain damages. If those laws apply to you, some or all of the disclaimers, exclusions and limitations may not apply, and you may have additional rights.

 
Applicable Law

This Website is created and controlled by CNET in the state of Texas, U.S.A. The Website Terms shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the state of Texas, without giving effect to any principles of conflict of laws (other than the principle that permits the affected parties to select the state whose laws will govern their relationship). If any dispute or controversy arises between you and CNET relating to the Website or any transaction between you and CNET you agree to accept binding arbitration. Any dispute, controversy, claim or disagreement arising out of or relating to transactions between you and CNET shall be resolved by binding arbitration pursuant to the Commercial Arbitration Rules of the American Arbitration Association and conducted in Dallas, Dallas County, Texas. It is understood that the parties waive any right to a jury trial. Judgment upon the award rendered by the Arbitrator may be entered in any court having jurisdiction thereof.