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Bermuda Online Conditions of Use and Disclaimer

World copyright protected under international laws, for strictly personal use only

By Keith Archibald Forbes (see About Us) exclusively for Bermuda Online


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Personal and non-commercial, non-website and non-social media use limitation

Any use by you of this site is subject to your acceptance of the terms and conditions set out in this legal notice. If you do not accept these terms and conditions please leave the site now. This site is made available by Bermuda Online

No unlawful or prohibited use. As a condition of your use of this web site, you warrant to the Royal Gazette Limited and Bermuda Online that you will not use this web site for any purpose that contravenes any copyright protection (see below) or is in any other way unlawful or prohibited by these terms, conditions, and notices.

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However, you may freely, without reference to or permission, create a hyperlink (link) to us and may distribute the link

When we at Bermuda Online go to the time, huge expense and trouble of giving and adding so much good information of the type other lesser sites don't have, we want all our information, graphics, photographs, text, etc. fully legally protected world-wide and we pay to have this done. Hyper-linking (linking) preserves this. Avoid copyright contravention. Instead, create a hyperlink (link) to BOL. Linkage does not require you to link solely to our main Bermuda Online website. You can, if you prefer, link directly to any one of our many sub-sites, all of which have their own separate website addresses as shown on our main page. For example, see our Bermuda Shorts website, the link to which is www.bermuda-online.org/shorts.htm The author is a professional writer, member of an international society of authors with 25 years of research in copyright and a past president of a national online computer user group. He ensures he gives all the web files he researches, writes and/or photographs locally and overseas the fullest multinational copyright protection. 

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Changes to this legal notice 

We may amend this legal notice from time to time without notice.

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Commission free links

No commissions or kickbacks or any kind are earned by this author or website. When links on a reciprocal basis are made to other sites, it is on the clear understanding they will not earn secret commissions from their readers from the efforts Bermuda Online puts into this site but they do not. Nor will Bermuda Online earn any commissions from work they put into their sites. 

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Copyright protection

Bermuda Online at www.bermuda-online.org - as a website owned by an international newspaper belonging to the American Newspaper Association and (British) Commonwealth Press Union - is 100% copyrighted in full under USA, Europe and foreign and Bermuda copyright laws. All contents of this web site are Copyright 2019 Bermuda Online in Bermuda, USA, Canada, Europe, China and all other places worldwide. For the avoidance of any doubt the copyright law protecting all Bermuda Online material comes under 2019 European law enacted in Europe by the European Commission, where this website is fully registered for copyright protection reasons.

All rights are reserved, including the right to change the terms, conditions, and notices under which this web site is offered. Copyright was invented to protect the creators of artistic works from their work being exploited by others. Copyright is there to prevent others from copying or reproducing photos, displaying them in public or making derived works from them (e.g. using a photo in a collage, or making a painting from them). Most countries recognize copyright under local law in a broadly similar way. The US Library of Congress and its international equivalents now prohibit, for copyright law protection purposes, anybody - including students of any age  - from stealing a site or any information and/or graphics therefrom and using it as theirs. Copyrighted material is marked and/or watermarked so that its legal owners can tell immediately if any part has been pirated, by whom and when. Plus, search engines are used to detect violations. 

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E-mail provisos

As shown in our Email acceptances. You agree to accept these provisos.

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Errors & Omissions and disclaimer of any liability

The author makes every effort to be accurate and up-to-date but under no circumstances will be held legally responsible for any errors or omissions. This is a very specific one of our conditions. We often rely on government and other organizations to provide us with up-to-date contact and other appropriate and relevant information as we are not funded to research them ourselves.  When companies and organizations mentioned by name in the many files of Bermuda Online let the author know of any changes in their addresses and contact details, for updating purposes, they will be shown almost immediately.  Also disclaimed is any liability to any party for any loss or damage caused by errors, omissions, misleading information, or any potential travel problem caused by information provided. If the information and services published on this web site include inaccuracies or typographical errors, it may be because the author has not been advised by electronic mail of the correct information.

We (and all of our parent, subsidiary and partner companies) hereby exclude all liability for any loss or damage (including but not limited to direct, indirect, economic or consequential loss or damage) suffered by you as a result of your use of this site or of any materials provided on it or downloaded from it or your inability to use this site or any error in the provision of this site or any computer virus transmitted through this site whether such loss or damage arises from our negligence or otherwise and even if we are expressly informed of the possibility of such loss or damage. 

The Royal Gazette and Bermuda Online, via its authors or agents or editors or systems, may make improvements and or changes in this web site at any time. No representations are made about the suitability of the information, software used and services contained on this web site for any purpose. All such information and services are provided "as is" without warranty of any kind. Bermuda Online and its owner disclaim all warranties and conditions with regard to this information including all implied warranties and conditions of merchandising fitness for a particular purpose and title.

In no event shall Bermuda Online or The Royal Gazette Limited or any of their online partners or associates or subsidiaries be liable for any direct, indirect, punitive, incidental, special, or consequential damages arising out of or in any way connected with the use of this web site or with the delay or inability to use this web site, or for any information obtained through this web site, or otherwise arising out of the use of this web site, whether based on contract, tort, strict liability or otherwise.

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All our graphics are World Wide Web quality - low resolution and 75 dots per inch. They are NOT of fine print quality. Sorry, we don't offer any custom or high resolution images.

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Junk or obscene or unsolicited e-mail 

We promptly throw away unopened any fraudulent or irrelevant or lewd or offensive or racial or unsolicited and unwanted e-mail with or without any attachment.

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Laws applicable

This Bermuda Online portal website deliberately - for advanced copyright protection reasons - is not governed by the laws of Bermuda. Instead, it operates in full compliance with the laws of the United States of America, United Kingdom, Canada and Europe. Full and unrestricted reciprocal international copyright and their applicable legal systems apply.

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Links to and mentions of other websites

Note the policy. This portal web site contains links to web sites operated by parties other than Bermuda Online and its Royal Gazette parent. These links are provided for your reference only, as a service to you. Bermuda Online does not control such web sites and is not responsible for their contents. The inclusion of links to such web sites does not imply any endorsement of the material on such web sites or any association with their operators. A link is an active hyperlink from one site to another site. A link in this context protects the integrity, authorship, photographs, graphics, ownership and legal copyright law protection of a website while giving the site which accesses it or the person who does so full access to it via the link. Links to any web site not reciprocating the courtesy hyper link or paying their way separately to the Royal Gazette will be discontinued at the discretion of this website's administrator.

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No warranties

This site is provided "as is" and we give no warranties that you will be able to use this site or that it will continue to be made available in its current or any other form or that any material or information contained on it will be accurate or complete. Any warranties which would otherwise be implied by law including warranties as to satisfactory quality, fitness for purpose or skill and care are hereby excluded to the fullest extent permitted by law.

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All rights in the text, images and other material at this site are owned by us, our parent, or by whom we state in the acknowledgements or credits.

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Trade marks 

Some of ours, or our parent's, subsidiary and partner companies', trade marks are used on this site. These trade marks are registered in many jurisdictions across the world. Save as provided in this legal notice any use or reproduction of these trade marks is prohibited.

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