The following terms govern the use of Metue.com and its related properties:
Copyright Policy: All original works on Metue, including but not limited to, articles and graphics, (“The Content”), are fully copyrighted and all rights are reserved. The reuse or distribution of any of The Content without express prior written permission is prohibited. More details on copyright policy or how to obtain permissions can be found on the Copyright Policy page.
Terms of Service:
The Following Terms constitute an agreement “The Agreement” governing the use of the Metue website and content. By continued use of the website you are indicating your agreement to be bound by the terms of the Agreement.
Use of Title:
Throughout these Terms of Service ("TOS") and, and the Copyright Policies, the agreements and TOS may refer to the rights of Metue or the rights of the website’s author/creator. Unless otherwise expressly provided, these terms (“Metue” or any names provided for author/creator of the website) may be used interchangeably and refer to the rights of the same rights holder. All rights are reserved.
Metue may modify this Agreement from time to time in its sole discretion and without notice to you. You should review this Agreement periodically to ensure familiarity with its then-current terms and conditions. Your continued use of the Services shall constitute acceptance of this Agreement and acceptance of any such modifications to this Agreement.
Use of the Services
The content, graphics and other works presented on Metue (The “Services” or “the Content”) are intended for personal, non-commercial use. As discussed on the Copyright Policy page, the Services (and the content and information included therein) are protected by copyright pursuant to United States laws and international treaties and are owned or licensed by Metue.
You agree not to reproduce, retransmit, disseminate, sell, distribute, perform, display, publish, broadcast, circulate, create new works from, or commercially exploit the Services, in whole or in part, in any manner, without the express written consent of Metue (or its Agents), nor to use the content or information made available through the Services for any unlawful purpose. The only exception to these provisions governing reproduction or redistribution is the limited electronic reproduction in the form of excerpts no more than one paragraph in length for personal and not commercial use and subject to the following three conditions:
- i. any excerpt must be accompanied by a clear and discernible link back to Metue and the complete presentation of The Content;
- ii. Credit to Metue must be clearly displayed in any excerpt ; and
- iii. By excerpting the material, you agree to indemnify and hold harmless Metue (and its Agents) for any and all liability associated with excerpting the content.
Permitted Excerpts do not constitute a waiver of any copyright or other rights of Metue.
You may download or copy content or information displayed on the Services for personal use only, provided that you maintain all copyright and other notices contained therein.
Metue welcomes an open dialog on articles and commentary posted on the site. User’s opinions are welcome. Accordingly, there is a comment form following each post that allows readers to leave their remarks. Before being published, however, a readers comments may be reviewed and moderated. Moderation is done to prevent comment-spam and to insure the comment service is i. not misused for promotional or other purposes, and ii. that comments are indeed related to the post, and not profane, harassing to other users or otherwise. Metue, will make the decision to publish comments at its sole discretion. Even when publishing comments, Metue may also edit comments to remove inappropriate language or personally identifiable information at its sole discretion.
With increasing frequency, marketers solicit bloggers and independent journalists to review, report or promote their products and services. Solicitations may be in the form of paid placements, free products, link or inventory partnerships, advertising relationships, sponsorship or otherwise. In the interest of full disclosure and to insure no conflicts of interest, or other ethical issues, Metue sets forth the following disclosure practices and recitals:
The guiding principle of the Metue policy is open disclosure and transparency. In the event that Metue contains content which might reasonably present a conflict of interest, that content will always be identified either in the article or by footnote. At all times Metue editorial content is fully independent and not for sale. The owner(s) and author(s) of the site are not compensated to provide opinion on products, services, businesses, websites or other topics. The views and opinions expressed herein are purely the views of the author(s)/owner(s).
Metue is an advertising supported website. The site may use 3rd party ad-networks with whom Metue has no direct relationship with the advertisers participating through the networks. The site may also accept direct advertising from individual companies that Metue may have occasion to discuss or review in Metue’s editorial content. Regardless of advertising relationships, Metue editorial content is fully independent and not for sale. The owner(s) and authors of the site are not compensated to provide opinion on products, services, businesses, websites or other topics. The views and opinions expressed herein are purely the views of the author(s).
Through affiliate marketing, Metue may have ads or links on the site for which Metue may receive compensation based on user’s click-thru behavior. For example, if a viewer follows some links to retailer like Amazon, Metue may receive compensation resulting from any purchase that the user makes on that visit. Through such links, Metue is not endorsing any particular product unless explicitly noted and in all cases, regardless of advertising relationships, Metue editorial content is fully independent and not for sale. The views and opinions expressed herein are purely the views of the author(s)/owner(s).
From time to time Metue may receive complimentary products for review and discussion. Metue makes no representation to the provider of the product that Metue will either review the product, or if reviewed, provide favorable commentary. All editorial coverage is independent. When products are provided by manufacturers for review, and reviewed on Metue, Metue will note either in the article, or in a footnote to the article, that the review product was provided by the maker.
As a finance and business focused website, Metue regularly comments on news relating to, or regarding the performance of, publicly traded companies. If Metue’s author(s) have any direct ownership interest in stock of the company being discussed at the time of the article, it will be explicitly disclosed.
Metue may discontinue or change the Services, or their availability, immediately, in its sole discretion, at any time without cause. Metue may terminate this Agreement and your access to and use of the Services, or any portion thereof, immediately, in its sole discretion, at any time without cause.
Disclaimer of Warranties
Information and content provided in connection with these Services may be delayed as specified by financial exchanges or Information Providers. Metue and the information providers furnish the information available in connection with these Services without responsibility for accuracy and you agree that errors or omissions contained in such information shall not be made the basis for any claim, demand or cause of action against Metue or any Information Provider. Metue believes the Services (including the information and content therein) to be reliable, but accuracy is not warranted nor guaranteed. Metue may point to other Web sites that may be of interest to you but for which Metue has no responsibility.
The Services includes facts, views, opinions and recommendations of individuals and organizations deemed of interest. Metue does not guarantee the accuracy, completeness or timeliness of, these views, opinions or recommendations. Commentary and opinion on Metue should not be misconstrued as investment advice. Metue does not advocate the purchase or sale of any security or investment.
You understand and agree that your use of the Services is at your sole risk. THE SERVICES ARE PROVIDED ON AN “AS-IS” BASIS. METUE EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION ANY WARRANTY OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE OR NON-INFRINGEMENT.
User understands and agrees that the download of material from Metue occurs at your own discretion and risk and that you will be solely responsible for any damages to your computer system or loss of data that results from the download of such material or data.
Metue disclaims any and all responsibility or liability for the accuracy, content, completeness, legality, reliability, or operability or availability of information or material displayed in the Services. Metue disclaims any responsibility for the deletion, failure to store, failure of delivery, or untimely delivery of any information or material. Metue disclaims any responsibility for any harm resulting from downloading or accessing any information or material on the Internet through the Services.
Metue Disclaims any warranties regarding the security, reliability, timeliness and performance of the Services. Metue disclaims any warranties for any information or advice obtained or perceived through the Metue Services.
Limitation of Liability
UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES SHALL METUE BE LIABLE TO ANY USER ON ACCOUNT OF THAT USER’S USE OR MISUSE OF OR RELIANCE ON THE SERVICES. NEITHER METUE NOR ANY OF ITS MEMBERS, AFFILIATES, SERVICE PROVIDERS, LICENSORS, OR STAFF SHALL BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES ARISING OUT OF OR RELATING TO THIS AGREEMENT OR RESULTING FROM THE USE OR THE INABILITY TO USE THE SERVICES, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO DAMAGES FOR LOSS OF PROFITS, USE, DATA OR OTHER INTANGIBLE DAMAGES, EVEN IF SUCH PARTY HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. SUCH LIMITATION OF LIABILITY SHALL APPLY TO PREVENT RECOVERY OF DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, SPECIAL, EXEMPLARY, AND PUNITIVE DAMAGES WHETHER SUCH CLAIM IS BASED ON WARRANTY, CONTRACT, TORT (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE), OR OTHERWISE, (EVEN IF METUE OR ITS LICENSORS HAVE BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES). THIS LIMITATION SHALL ALSO APPLY WITH RESPECT TO DAMAGES INCURRED BY REASON OF OTHER SERVICES OR GOODS RECEIVED THROUGH OR ADVERTISED ON THE METUE SERVICES OR RECEIVED THROUGH ANY LINKS PROVIDED IN THE METUE SERVICES, AS WELL AS BY REASON OF ANY INFORMATION OR ADVICE RECEIVED THROUGH OR ADVERTISED ON THE METUE SERVICES OR RECEIVED THROUGH ANY LINKS PROVIDED IN THE SERVICES.
This Agreement constitutes the entire agreement between you and Metue regarding your use of the Services on the Web site from which you accessed this Agreement. This Agreement supersedes all previous and contemporaneous oral and written agreements between you and Metue regarding your use of the Services on the Web site from which you accessed this Agreement. Use of the Metue Website constitutes acceptance of this agreement.
You agree that this Agreement and any claims arising from this Agreement will be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of California, without regard to its conflict of law principles.
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