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Terms and Conditions of Use

SQL Snippets reserves the right to change these terms and conditions at any time, and you agree that each visit you make to SQL Snippets' website shall be subject to the current terms and conditions as published on our website at SQLSnippets.com.

General Terms of Use

By accessing SQL Snippets' website, you are agreeing to be bound by these Terms & Conditions and all applicable laws and regulations, and you agree that you are solely responsible for compliance with any applicable local laws. If you do not agree with any of these terms, do not use this site. Any claim relating to SQL Snippets' website shall be governed by the laws of the Province of Ontario and the applicable laws of Canada. The materials contained in SQL Snippets' website are protected by applicable copyright and trade mark laws.

Internet Etiquette

Electronic forums such as email distribution lists and UseNet newsgroups all have ground rules and established etiquette for posting messages or material to these forums. Users should be considerate of the expectations and sensitivities of others on the network when posting material for electronic distribution. The network resources rented by you may not be used to impersonate another person or misrepresent your authorization to act on behalf of SQL Snippets or any other party. All messages transmitted by you should correctly identify you as the sender. Any attempt to alter the system configuration, to breach the security of the network, to gain unauthorized access to other users' accounts, or any other attempt at "hacking", is prohibited, and will result in the immediate cancellation of all access and privileges and the possibility of criminal and/or civil charges being brought.

No Endorsement of Third Party Content

SQL Snippets' website contains advertisements, links to, and frames of sites that are not maintained by SQL Snippets. Such external content contains information created, published, maintained or otherwise posted by individuals, institutions, or organizations independent of SQL Snippets. SQL Snippets does not endorse, approve, certify, or control this external content and does not guarantee its accuracy, completeness, efficiency, timeliness or correct sequencing of information. The inclusion of such content in SQL Snippets' website does not imply endorsement of such sites or any content, information, material, products or services provided on such sites.

Disclaimer and Limitation of Liability

THE MATERIALS AND INFORMATION CONTAINED ON SQL SNIPPETS' WEBSITE ARE PROVIDED "AS IS", WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION ANY WARRANTY FOR INFORMATION, SERVICES, OR PRODUCTS PROVIDED THROUGH OR IN CONNECTION WITH SQL SNIPPETS' WEBSITE AND ANY IMPLIED WARRANTIES OR CONDITIONS OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, EXPECTATION OF PRIVACY OR NON INFRINGEMENT. In no event shall SQL Snippets, affiliates, associates, subsidiaries or partners be liable for any damages, including, without limitation, damages for loss of data or profit, or due to business interruption, arising out of the use of or inability to use the materials contained on SQL Snippets' website, even if SQL Snippets has been notified of the possibility of such damage. Some jurisdictions do not allow the exclusion of implied warranties, so the above exclusion may not apply to you. This disclaimer of liability applies to any damages or injury caused by any failure of performance, error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation or transmission, computer virus, communication line failure, theft or destruction or unauthorized access to, alteration of, or use of record, whether for breach of contract, tortious behavior, negligence, or under any other cause of action.

The information and opinions expressed in Feedback Sections, Advertisements, Bulletin Boards, Chat Rooms, or other forums conducted on this site are not necessarily those of SQL Snippets or its service providers, affiliates, associates, subsidiaries or partners and SQL Snippets makes no representations or warranties regarding that information or those opinions. Neither SQL Snippets or its affiliates, associates, subsidiaries or partners shall be responsible or liable to any person or entity whatsoever for any loss, damage (whether actual, consequential, punitive or otherwise), injury, claim, liability or other cause of any kind or character whatsoever based upon or resulting from any information or opinions provided in such forums.

Limited License

SQL Snippets hereby grants you a limited license to view on your computer, download and use any content made available on SQL Snippets' website for which a fee is not charged, for non-commercial or personal purposes only, provided that you do not modify any such content, and that you include with and display on each copy of such content all applicable notices, including a copyright notice, the URL of the document and this limited license. No other use is permitted.

Without limiting the generality of the foregoing you may not make any commercial use of such content, either alone or in or with any product which you distribute, or copy or host such content on your or any other person's website or server. Nothing contained in this limited license shall be deemed as conferring any right in any copyright, trade mark, trade name or other proprietary property of SQL Snippets or any other party who owns or has proprietary rights to the content, information and materials provided on SQL Snippets' website.

Preservation of Intellectual Property Rights

All material on this site, including, but not limited to images, illustrations and multimedia materials, is protected by copyrights which are owned and controlled by SQL Snippets or by other parties that have licensed their material to SQL Snippets. Material from this website or from any other website owned, operated, licensed or controlled by SQL Snippets may not be copied, reproduced, republished, uploaded, posted, transmitted, translated, or distributed in any way. Modification of the materials or use of the materials for any other purpose is a violation of the copyrights and other proprietary rights held by the respective SQL Snippets thereof. The use of any such material on any other website, ftp server or network environment is prohibited.

Changes and Improvements

SQL Snippets may make changes, improvements, alterations or amendments in and to the products, services, information and materials contained on SQL Snippets' website, including the terms and conditions of your use of this website, without liability.

Jurisdictional Issues

Due to the nature of the Internet, it is not possible for SQL Snippets to restrict access to its website only to those jurisdictions in which it does business. Some of all of the products and services offered on this website may not be eligible for solicitation in your jurisdiction. If you are accessing this website from such a jurisdiction, you should not consider anything on this site as an offer to sell or as a solicitation to the public to purchase any product or service from SQL Snippets. This site is for use only by persons residing in jurisdictions where such products and services may legally be sold.

SQL Snippets offers services and programs in many parts of the world. The website may refer to certain services or programs that are not available worldwide. Without specifically limiting the offers made on this website, reference to such services or programs does not imply that SQL Snippets intends to offer such service or programs in all countries or locations.

Unless otherwise specified, the materials contained in SQL Snippets' website are presented solely for the purpose of Education in Canada. This site is controlled and operated by SQL Snippets from its offices in Canada. SQL Snippets makes no representation that any of the materials contained in SQL Snippets' website are appropriate or available for use in other locations. Those who choose to access this site from other locations do so on their own initiative and are responsible for compliance with local laws, if and to the extent local laws are applicable.

Privacy

SQL Snippets appreciates and respects the privacy concerns of the visitors to its website. As a general policy, no personal information is automatically collected from customers visiting this website. However, certain information is recorded as a matter of course by SQL Snippets' servers in order to track the number of visitors to the website and to help provide an enhanced online experience for the visitor. The type of information tracked by our servers includes the browser and operating system in use by the visitor and the domain name of the visitor's Internet service. Collecting this information allows SQL Snippets to optimize the visitor's website experience. Email addresses and other personally identifiable data about visitors to this site are known to SQL Snippets only if and when voluntarily submitted by the visitor. All personal information collected by SQL Snippets is retained by SQL Snippets and not sold or otherwise provided to third parties. SQL Snippets sometimes uses email addresses and other personally identifiable information to communicate with visitors who have provided SQL Snippets with their email addresses for specific purposes such as receiving newsletters or other information. Visitors should be aware that when they voluntarily disclose personal information on feedback sections, bulletin boards, or in chat areas, that information can be collected and used by others and may result in unsolicited messages from other parties. SQL Snippets is not responsible for the use of such personal information by other users of the SQL Snippets website.

SQL Snippets' web pages may place a "cookie" in the browser files of a visitor's computer. The cookie itself does not contain any personal information. Although cookies enable SQL Snippets to relate a visitor's use of SQL Snippets' site to information that the visitor has specifically and knowingly provided, SQL Snippets does not do so for any sites specifically designed for and aimed at children. SQL Snippets believes that parents should supervise their children's online activities and should consider using parental control tools available from online services and software manufacturers that help provide a kid-friendly online environment. These tools can also prevent children from disclosing online any personal information without parental permission.

Submissions

By posting/sending a message in the feedback/email area, you agree to have that message along with your name posted for public viewing both here and in other promotional and advertising materials without compensation. SQL Snippets cannot promise to post every submission. All messages that are posted here represent the opinions of the individuals or organizations posting those messages, and do not express the ideas or opinions of SQL Snippets. You may copy the posted messages for personal use, but redistribution in any way requires the permission of SQL Snippets. In consideration of this authorization, you agree that any copy you make of any message(s) located on this website shall retain all copyright and other proprietary notices contained therein.

In order to maintain an informative and valuable service that meets the needs of the users of the website and avoids the harm that can result from disseminating statements that are false, malicious, in violation of the rights of others, or otherwise harmful, it is necessary to establish the following rules to protect against abuse:

(a) You may not post or transmit any message which is libelous, defamatory or which discloses private or personal matters concerning any person. You may not post or transmit any message, file, image or program which is indecent, obscene or pornographic.

(b) You may not post or transmit any message, file, image or program that would violate the property rights of others, including unauthorized copyrighted text, images or programs, trade secrets or other confidential proprietary information, and trade marks or service marks used in an infringing fashion.

(c) You may not interfere with other users' use of the website.

(d) You may not post or transmit any message, file, image or program which contains viruses, worms, Trojan horses or any other contaminating or destructive agent.

(e) You may not post or transmit any message which is harmful, threatening, abusive or hateful.

(f) Any information provided to SQL Snippets shall be provided by the submitter and received by SQL Snippets on a non confidential basis. SQL Snippets shall be free to use such information without limitation, restriction or obligation. All submissions, comments, ideas, and correspondence become the sole property of SQL Snippets.

(g) You may not post or transmit charity requests, petitions for signatures, chain letters or letters relating to pyramid schemes. You may not post or transmit any advertising, promotional materials or any other solicitation of other users of the website for goods or services except in those areas (e.g., a classified bulletin board) that are designated for such purpose.

(h) You may not use the facilities and capabilities of the website to conduct or solicit the performance of any illegal activity or other activity which infringes the rights of others.

(i) You may not post any e-mail or materials that would be considered a violation of any law. SQL Snippets will co operate fully with any law enforcement authorities or court order requesting or directing SQL Snippets to disclose the identity of anyone posting any such e-mail or materials.

You agree to indemnify SQL Snippets and its officers, directors, employees, agents, distributors and affiliates from and against any and all third party claims, demands, liabilities, costs, or expenses, including reasonable legal fees, resulting from your breach of any of the foregoing provisions.

Submission of Ideas by Users

You agree to grant to SQL Snippets a non exclusive, royalty free, worldwide, perpetual license to reproduce, distribute, transmit, sublicense, create derivative works of, publicly display, publish and perform any materials and other information you submit to any public areas, chat rooms, bulletin boards, newsgroups or forums of SQL Snippets' site(s) or which you provide by email or any other means to SQL Snippets and in any media now known or hereafter developed. Further, you grant to SQL Snippets the right to use your name in connection with the submitted materials and other information as well as in connection with all advertising, marketing and promotional material related thereto. You agree that you shall have no recourse against SQL Snippets for any alleged or actual infringement or misappropriation of any proprietary right in your communications to SQL Snippets.




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