Terms of Use

North Carolina Design Online (“We” or “Us” or “Our”) offers the use of its blog (along with the content posted thereon, the “Services”) subject to the terms and conditions of use (the “Terms”) contained herein. All references herein to “We,” “Us,” or “Our” are intended to include Slade Resource Group, LLC and North Carolina Design Online.

PLEASE READ VERY CAREFULLY THESE TERMS OF USE BEFORE COMMENTING ON, SUBMITTING QUESTIONS,  CREATING ANY CONTENT, SUBSCRIBING TO, OR LINKING TO (COLLECTIVELY “USING”) THIS BLOG. ACCESSING OR USING THIS BLOG INDICATES THAT YOU ACCEPT THESE TERMS OF USE. IF YOU DO NOT ACCEPT THESE TERMS OF USE, PLEASE DO NOT USE THIS BLOG AND EXIT THE BLOG RIGHT NOW.

We reserve the right to change, at any time, at our sole discretion, the Terms under which these Services are offered. You are responsible for regularly reviewing these Terms for changes. Your continued use of the Services constitutes your acceptance of all such Terms. If you do not agree with these Terms, please do not use the Services.

1. Disclaimer of Company Responsibility for Blog Content

The Author of the Blog makes no warranty of any kind. If you choose to access the Blog, you choose to do so at your own risk. You understand that the author and creator of much of the content posted on the Blog, excluding the comments, is the Publisher of North Carolina Design Online.  The Blog does however note when the ideas and opinions expressed do not belong to the Publisher but rather have been provided by experienced design professionals, service providers and home improvement professionals. Despite the soundness of any such design ideas, Slade Resource Group, LLC and its affiliates do not warrant that any such generalized statements can be a considered a substitute for professional design advice. The Publisher is not a professional designer and does not warrant that any statements or opinions offered can be considered as a substitute for professional design advice.

2. Privacy

Your privacy is very important to us. Should you add a comment to a Blog Post or submit a question to the feature, “Ask The Expert,” you will be asked to provide your name, email address and URL. Should you sign up to receive our blog, we’ll ask for just a little more information. While we do store this information, it is our policy to never sell or share ANY of your personal information with third parties. If you have any concerns with the way this information is stored or used, please contact us to arrange for deletion of this information. Please be advised that the removal of all personal information will also result in the removal of any content which you may have contributed to the Blog, including comments and questions.

3. Posting

(a) By posting your content using the Services, you are granting an unrestricted, irrevocable, non-exclusive, royalty-free, perpetual, worldwide, and fully transferable, assignable, and sublicensable right and license to use, copy, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish, translate, create collective or derivative works from, distribute, perform and display your Content in whole or in part and to incorporate it in other works in any form, media, or technology now known or later developed. You further warrant that all so-called moral rights in the content have been waived.

(b) By posting content to the Blog, you warrant and represent that you either own or otherwise control all of the rights to that content, including, without limitation, all the rights necessary for you to provide, post, upload, input or submit the content, or that your use of the content is a protected fair use. You agree that you will not knowingly provide material and misleading false information. You represent and warrant also that the content you supply does not violate these Terms. It is your sole responsibility to ensure that your postings do not disclose confidential and/or proprietary information, including personal financial information, information covered by a nondisclosure agreement, and information that you are not authorized to disclose. We caution you not to disclose personal information about yourself or your children, such as social security numbers, credit card numbers, etc.

(c) You agree that any content that you post to the Blog may be edited or restricted. By posting any “Ask The Expert” question, you agree that and accept that your question may or may not be answered. You also agree and accept that your question may be edited. All information provided is of a general nature and to regard any answer as specific advice is to do so at your own risk. Slade Resource Group, LLC and its Affiliates do not warrant that  “Ask The Expert” can be considered as a substitute for meeting with a relevant professional and obtaining the necessary advice.

(c) You agree to indemnify and hold Us and Our affiliated companies, and their directors, officers and employees, harmless for any and all claims or demands, including reasonable attorney fees, that arise from or otherwise relate to your use of the Blog, any content you supply to the Blog, or your violation of these Terms or the rights of another.

4. Copyright Policy. All text, images and other content of the Blog are Our property, unless otherwise noted. All images, logos and trademarks are property of their respective owners. All content on the Blog is protected by copyright, trademark and international property rights under U.S and international laws and any unauthorized copying, reproduction, republishing, uploading, posting, transmitting or duplicating of any of the material is strictly prohibited without permission of the Publisher.  You are welcome to link to the Blog, and to discuss its contents in a positive manner. When You quote or link to the Blog, please include the Site and/or Blog’s name and/ in your link. It is solely at the discretion of the Publisher to grant permission for a blog entry to, either in part or in its entirety, to be copied, uploaded or republished onto your web site or blog. See web site for all other copyright terms of use.

5.  Accessing

(a) You agree that We will not be liable, under any circumstances and in any way, for any errors or omissions, loss or damage of any kind incurred as a result of use of any content posted on this site. You agree that you must evaluate and bear all risks associated with the use of any content, including any reliance on the accuracy, completeness, or usefulness of such content. You agree not to collect information about others, including e-mail addresses, or to use information obtained from the Services to send other users unsolicited e-mail of any kind.

(b) The Blog is provided for informational purposes only; we shall not be responsible or liable for the accuracy or availability of any information appearing or available on the Blog.

(c) Blog postings may provide links to other websites on the Internet. We are not responsible or liable for such content and we make no express or implied warranty about the accuracy, copyright compliance, legality, merchantability, or any other aspect of the content of such postings. We are not responsible or liable for any advertising, products, or other materials on or available from such websites or resources. The inclusion of links does not imply endorsement of the Websites by Us or any association with their operators.

5. Children

Collecting personal information from children under the age of 18 (“minor children”) through the Services or the Blog is prohibited. No Content should be directed toward minor children. Minor children are not eligible to use the site, and we ask that they do not submit any personal information to us.

6. Privacy Policy

Please be sure to read our Privacy Policy, which is available at this website and incorporated herein by reference.

7. Unauthorized Use of Materials

See Website Terms of Use

8. Termination of Access/Removal of Content

We shall have the right in Our sole discretion to terminate your access to and use of the Services and/or remove any of your Content should We consider your statements or conduct to be inaccurate, illegal, obscene, defamatory, threatening, infringing of intellectual property rights, invasive of privacy, injurious, objectionable, or otherwise in violation of these Terms or applicable law.

9. Disclaimer of Warranties

See Website Terms of Use

10 Limitation of Liability

See Website Terms of Use

11. Governing Law

See Website Terms of Use

12. Acceptance and Acknowledgement of Terms

Use of this website constitutes acceptance of these Terms. You acknowledge that you have read and are bound by the Terms, as well as any other usage agreements of Ours, including the Website Terms of Use that may govern your conduct. Thank you for participating in the Blog. Please do not hesitate to contact us with any questions at:  Slade Resource Group, LLC  7804 Fairview Road, PMB #113, Charlotte, NC 28226.

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