Digital Identity as a Second Language™:General disclaimer

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Terms of use for the website of Digital Identity as a Second Language™

1. The terms of use for the website of Digital Identity as a Second Language™ are intended to be consistent with the terms of use for the website of Law Explorers® (http://lawexplorers.com). With regard to the terms of use, please submit any questions, comments, suggestions, or complaints to Law Explorers Incorporated by email at termsofuse@lawexplorers.com.
2. The owner and operator of Digital Identity as a Second Language™ is Law Explorers Incorporated, which is a Texas corporation with its mailing address in Houston, Texas, U.S.A.:

Law Explorers Incorporated
7575 KIrby Dr. Unit 2209
Houston, Texas
77030

3. If you use the Digital Identity as a Second Language™ website, you must comply with these terms of use, which, together with the privacy policy of Digital Identity as a Second Language™, govern your relationship with Self-Digital Identity as a Second Language™ and Law Explorers Incorporated in connection with this website.
4. If you disagree with any part of these terms and conditions, do not use the Digital Identity as a Second Language™ website.

Parties

5. The names Digital Identity as a Second Language™ and Law Explorers Incorporated and the pronouns "we," "our," and "us" refer to the owner and operator of the Digital Identity as a Second Language™ website.
6. The pronouns “you” and “your” refer to those who visit or use the Digital Identity as a Second Language™ website.

Disclaimer

7. Neither Digital Identity as a Second Language™ nor Law Explorers Incorporated is a lawyer or a law firm.
8. Neither Digital Identity as a Second Language™ nor Law Explorers Incorporated practices law or gives legal advice.
9. Neither the content of the Digital Identity as a Second Language™ website nor the services offered by or through the website constitutes legal advice; neither the content of the Digital Identity as a Second Language™ website nor the services offered by or through the website is a substitute for the professional judgment of a lawyer.
10. Laws and information about law vary from one locality or country to another.
11. For advice about a legal problem, a document, or any criminal, civil, or other law-related case or claim, you need to consult a lawyer or other professional who is licensed to provide legal advice or services in the relevant locality.

General conditions for the use of the Digital Identity as a Second Language™ website

12. The principal purpose of this website is to compile and share educational information about the language and terminology of law.
13. If you use this website, you must cooperate with Digital Identity as a Second Language™, Law Explorers Incorporated, and the other users of this website — in other words your use of this website must be constructive as opposed to destructive.[1]
14. Your use of this website should be consistent with "common sense," which means “[g]ood sound practical sense in everyday matters.”[2]
15. Use this website in a manner that is consistent with principles of reciprocity such as the Golden Rule, in other words, treat “other people with the same kind of values and respect with which [you] would wish to be treated.”[3]
16. Do not use this website to violate the law.
17. Do not use this website to disseminate spam or other malicious, destructive, or offensive material.
18. Do not use this website to violate copyrights, trademarks, or other property rights. Please contact Law Explorers Incorporated at errors.omissions@lawexplorers.com to report any errors or omissions on this website with respect to a copyright, trademark, or other property right; for additional contact information, consult the Contact Law Explorers® page of the Law Explorers® website.

Content of the Digital Identity as a Second Language™ website

19. The content of this website is subject to change without notice.
20. Digital Identity as a Second Language™ and Law Explorers Incorporated work to minimize errors and to maximize the quality of this website.
21. However, the information and materials on this website may contain errors. If you detect any errors, please contact Law Explorers® at errors.omissions@lawexplorers.com to report those errors; for additional contact information, consult the Contact Law Explorers® page of the Law Explorers® website.
22. Your use of any information, materials, products, services, or graphics that are available on this website is completely at your own risk.
23. It is your responsibility to ensure that any information, materials, products, services, or graphics that are available on this website are sufficient to satisfy your needs and purposes.
24. Neither Digital Identity as a Second Language™, Law Explorers Incorporated, nor any third party makes any representations or warranties, express or implied, about the completeness, accuracy, reliability, suitability, timeliness, or availability of this website or the information, materials, products, services, or graphics on this website for any purpose.
25. References on this website to books, websites, and other publications, sources, or services do not imply that the authors, publishers, sponsors, or providers of those publications, sources, or services have endorsed or approved Digital Identity as a Second Language™, Law Explorers Incorporated, the content of this website, or any information, materials, products, services, or graphics offered on or through this website.

Links to other websites

26. The Digital Identity as a Second Language™ website offers links to other (external) websites for your information and convenience.
27. Links to other websites do not signify that Digital Identity as a Second Language™, Law Explorers Incorporated, or any third party endorses or approves the content, policies, opinions, services, or products of those external websites.
28. Neither Digital Identity as a Second Language™ nor Law Explorers Incorporated is responsible for the completeness, content, accuracy, availability, reliability, suitability, timeliness, or veracity of external websites to which this website offers links or for the completeness, content, accuracy, availability, reliability, suitability, timeliness, or veracity of other websites to which those external websites offer links.
29. You need to contact an external website directly if you have questions about it or its content, policies, opinions, services, or products.
30. Neither Digital Identity as a Second Language™ nor Law Explorers Incorporated has any control over the nature, content, or availability of external websites other than those of Law Explorers® (lawexplorers.com), Law as a Global Community® (lawasaglobalcommunity.referata.com), Data as a Second Language® (dataasasecondlanguage.referata.com), Municipal Government as a Second Language™ (municipalgovernmentasasecondlanguage.referata.com), or Entrepreneurship as a Second Language™ (entrepreneurshipasasecondlanguage.referata.com).

Liability and indemnity

31. Unauthorized use of this website may, under some circumstances, result in a civil claim for damages or constitute a criminal offense.
32. Any dispute related to your use of this website is subject to the laws and courts of the State of Texas and the United States of America.
33. You consent to arbitration of any claims against Digital Identity as a Second Language™ or Law Explorers Incorporated, at our option, for any loss or damage that you suffer in connection with the use of this website.
34. You must indemnify Digital Identity as a Second Language™ or Law Explorers Incorporated for any loss, damage, or other injury that it suffers as a result of your noncompliance with these terms of use or your misuse of this website.
35. You are responsible for any loss, damage, or other injury that any third party suffers as a result of your noncompliance with these terms of use or your misuse of this website.

Severability

36. If any part of these terms of use is void or unenforceable, the other parts will continue in force.

Notes

  1. For purposes of explanation, consider some of the synonyms of the adjectives constructive (“useful,” “helpful,” “productive,” “positive,” “valuable,”and “worthwhile”) and destructive (“devastating,” “ruinous,” “harmful,” “violent,” “negative,” “hostile,” “vicious,” “unfriendly,” “unhelpful,”and “obstructive”). Christine A. Lindberg, comp., Oxford American Writer’s Thesaurus, 2nd ed. (New York: Oxford University Press, 2008), s.v.v. “constructive,” “destructive.”
  2. Shorter Oxford English Dictionary: On Historical Principles, 6th ed., s.v. “common sense.”
  3. Gerald Benedict, The Watkins Dictionary of Religions and Secular Faiths (London: Watkins, 2008), s.v. “Golden Rule.”