Last Revision: 11th November 2012
The first part of these TOS is written in Plain English in an attempt to make it easier to understand. Note our full legal notice can be located below this plain English section. While this is not a gripping read we do urge you to read it as use of our web site is dependent upon it.
1. Simply useful information that is freely available
Meebal.com acts as a platform for people to write about their favorite subjects, whether it is international news or the latest movie release.
2. Using our content
Use can read and print our content as you like. You may NOT copy, scrape or farm our content for use on other websites and or blogs. We are all aware that Google has a new set of algorithms that penalize the use of such information. We regularly check to see if anyone is stealing our content. If we find our content on another site we will… 1. Ask for it to be removed as you will be violating copyright; 2. Take legal action when removal is not complied with and; 3. Notify Google so that any offending website is penalized by Google.
If you want great content for your site, and more importantly, get lots of traffic from Google, then write your own unique and useful content – DON’T STEAL IT!!
3. Submitting a URL
Any person or organisation may submit a URL for consideration of entry to our pages. If you own a web site or blog feel free to submit your content for consideration of being published in our web pages. The service does not require any fee or registration and we do not pay for any such material.
Well that’s the bare bones of it. Below are the legalities of using Meebal.com – please read them before using our web site. Thanks.
When you (“You” or “User”) use Meebal (Meebal.com and related domains) and its related services (“Site”) You agree to the following terms and conditions (the “Agreement”). Meebal (“Meebal” “us” or “we”) may at our sole discretion revise these terms from time to time, or at any time, by updating this posting. Unless otherwise provided below, the revised terms will take effect when they are posted.
BY CONTINUING TO USE THE SITE, YOU ARE INDICATING YOUR ACCEPTANCE OF AND AGREEMENT TO BE BOUND BY THE TERMS OF THIS AGREEMENT AND ALL REVISIONS THEREOF.
We make no guarantee or warranty that the information in Meebal is accurate, legal, reliable, or safe to practice. Always consult a trained professional before following any of the advice you find in Meebal.com. Nothing in Meebal should be construed as an attempt to offer legal or other professional advice. Neither Meebal.com, nor the authors, editors, or users of this site can be responsible for Your use of information contained in or linked from this site. You must independently verify all information you find on Meebal.com. You use this site and its content at your own risk.
You may NOT copy, modify, and or redistribute Meebal content at anytime or for any reason. This Site is intended to be used by persons of 18 Years and over only. You may not use this site unless you are at least 18 years old and in accordance with the relevance laws within your country.
You agree not to do any of the following while using the Site:
1. Violate any applicable law, statue, ordinance or regulation;
2. Post or transmit any Content that You do not have the right to post or transmit under any law, contractual duty or fiduciary relationship;
3. Post or transmit any Content that infringes a third party’s intellectual property rights, rights of publicity or privacy;
4. Post or transmit any Content that is unlawful, untrue, harassing, libelous, defamatory, abusive, tortuous, threatening, harmful (including but not limited to viruses, corrupted files, or any other similar software or programs) or otherwise objectionable;
5. Access, tamper with or use non-public areas of the Site. Unauthorized individuals attempting to access these areas of the Site may be subject to prosecution;
6. gather and use information, such as other users’ user names, real names, email addresses, available from the Site to transmit any unsolicited advertising, “junk mail”, “spam”, or “chain letters;”
7. Post false or misleading information about a product or service; or
8. Impersonate or misrepresent Your affiliation with any person or entity
Intellectual Property Policy
Meebal respects the intellectual property of others and expects users of the Site to do the same. You must adhere to any relevant legislation within your country and jurisdiction. If you experience a problem or wish to bring to our notice any infringement please contact us
Meebal will give You any necessary notices by posting them on the Site. You authorize Meebal to send notices via electronic mail as well if Meebal decides, in its sole discretion, to do so. You agree to check the Site for notices, and that You will be considered to have received a notice when it is made available to You by posting on the Site.
The Site contains links to other web sites or resources. You acknowledge and agree that Meebal is not responsible or liable for (i) the availability or accuracy of such sites or resources; or (ii) the content, advertising, or products on or available from such sites or resources. The inclusion of any link on the Site does not imply that we endorse the linked site. You use the links at Your own risk.
Your Relationship with Merchants and Others Who Use the Site
Your correspondence with merchants or advertisers found on the Site, including payment and delivery of related goods or service, and any other terms, conditions, warranties or representations associated with such dealings, are solely between You and such merchant or advertiser. You agree not to hold Meebal liable for any loss, damage, cost or expense of any sort incurred as the result of any such dealings or as the result of the presence of such merchants or advertisers on the Site.
Errors and Disclaimer of Warranties
We do not guarantee that the information provided will be sufficient or appropriate for every individual or situation. Consequently, YOU USE THE SITE AT YOUR OWN RISK. THE INFORMATION PROVIDED MAY NOT BE ACCURATE, WORK FOR YOUR PARTICULAR SITUATION BE SUITABLE OR APPROPRIATE FOR YOU. WE STRONGLY URGE YOU TO CONSULT A PROFESSIONAL OR SOME OTHER AUTHORITY IN THE APPROPRIATE FIELD BEFORE USING ANY OF THE INFORMATION THAT WE PROVIDE.
While we make every effort to provide a sterile server environment, we also do not guarantee that the Site will be error free or that it or the servers that operate it are free of viruses or other harmful components. We urge You to keep backup copies of material, if any, that You maintain on or use with the Site. If Your use of the Site results in the need for servicing or replacing property, material, equipment or data, we are not responsible for those costs.
Without limiting the foregoing, EVERYTHING ON THE SITE IS PROVIDED TO YOU “AS IS” AND “AS AVAILABLE” WITHOUT WARRANTY OR CONDITION OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF AVAILABILITY, ACCURACY, RELIABILITY, TIMELINESS, SECURITY, COMPLETENESS, MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, OR NON-INFRINGEMENT. Please note that some jurisdictions may not allow the exclusion of implied warranties, so some of the above exclusions may not apply to You.
Meebal ALSO MAKES NO WARRANTY THAT THE SITE WILL MEET USER’S REQUIREMENTS NOR DOES Meebal MAKE ANY WARRANTY AS TO THE RESULTS THAT MAY BE OBTAINED FROM THE SITE. Meebal.COM MAKES NO WARRANTY REGARDING ANY GOODS OR SERVICES PURCHASED OR OBTAINED THROUGH THE SITE OR ANY TRANSACTIONS ENTERED INTO THROUGH THE SITE. NO ADVICE OR INFORMATION, WHETHER ORAL OR WRITTEN, OBTAINED BY USER FROM Meebal OR THROUGH THE SITE SHALL CREATE ANY WARRANTY NOT EXPRESSLY MADE HEREIN.
You agree to defend, indemnify, and hold harmless Meebal, its officers, directors, employees, agents, attorneys, accountants, consultants, and ad visors and its Content Providers from and against any claims, actions or demands, including without limitation reasonable legal and accounting fees, made by any third party due to or resulting from Your use of the Site or the Site Content or Your violation of this Agreement.
Limitation of Liability
OUR AGGREGATE LIABILITY TO YOU FOR ALL CLAIMS ARISING OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH THE SITE OR THE SITE CONTENT IS LIMITED TO ONE HUNDRED POUNDS STERLING (100.00 GBP). NEITHER Meebal.COM NOR ANY OTHER PARTY INVOLVED IN CREATING, PRODUCING, OR DELIVERING THE SITE SHALL BE LIABLE FOR ANY INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR INDIRECT DAMAGES RESULTING FROM YOUR ACCESS TO, OR USE OF, OR INABILITY TO USE THE SITE AND THE SITE CONTENT, WHETHER BASED ON WARRANTY, CONTRACT, TORT (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE) OR ANY OTHER LEGAL THEORY, AND WHETHER OR NOT WE KNOW OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGE. You acknowledge accept and agree that without these limitations, we could not provide low cost and/or free access to the Site. Because some jurisdictions do not allow the exclusion or limitation of liability for consequential or incidental damages, the above limitation or exclusion may not apply to You.
You are responsible for compliance with applicable local laws, keeping in mind that access to the Site Content may not be legal by certain persons or in certain countries. If any part of this Agreement is held to be unenforceable, the unenforceable part shall be given effect to the greatest extent possible and the remainder will remain in full force and effect. This Agreement is personal to You and You may not transfer, assign or delegate this Agreement to anyone without the express written permission of Meebal. Any attempt by You to assign, transfer or delegate this Agreement without the express written permission of Meebal shall be null and void. This Agreement will be governed by the laws of the United Kingdom of Great Britain, without regard to its conflicts of law provisions and venue and jurisdiction shall solely and exclusively be in the United Kingdom of Great Britain. Any dispute You may have with respect to this Site must be commenced within one year after it arises, or the cause of action is barred. The paragraph headings in this Agreement, shown in boldface type, are included to help make the agreement easier to read and have no binding effect. The Agreement comprises the entire agreement between You and Meebal with respect to the use of the Site and supersedes all prior agreements between the parties regarding the subject matter contained herein. We suggest that You print out a copy of this Agreement for Your records.