Terms of Service

The following terms and conditions govern all use of the honestyguide.com website and all content, services, and products available on or through the website (collectively, the website). The website is owned and operated by Honesty Guide. Inc (“Honesty Guide”). The website offers subject to your acceptance without modification of all the terms and conditions contained in this document. And all other operating rules, policies (including, but not limited to, the privacy policy of the Honesty Guide) and procedures that may periodically post on this site by Honesty Guide (collectively, the “Agreement”).

Please read this agreement carefully before accessing or using the website. Accessing or using any part of the site, you agree and bound by the terms and conditions of this agreement. If you do not agree with all the terms and conditions of this agreement, you will not be able to access the website or use any services. If these Terms and Conditions are considered an offer by Honesty Guide, acceptance is expressly limited to these terms. The site is available only to people who are at least 13 years old.

  1. Your honestyguide.com account and site. If you create a blog/site on the website, you are responsible for maintaining the security of your account and blog. You are fully responsible for all activities that occur under the account and any other actions taken in connection with the blog. You must not mislead or illegally describe or assign keywords to your blog. Including in a manner intended to trade with the name or reputation of others, and Honesty Guide may change or remove any description or keyword that it deems inappropriate or illegal. Otherwise, it is likely to cause liability in the Honesty Guide. You must immediately notify Honesty Guide of any unauthorized use of your blog, your account, or any other security breach. Honesty Guide shall not be liable for any act or omission on your part, including damages of any kind incurred due to such acts or omissions.

Contributors Responsibility

If you operate a blog and comment on our blog post material on the website, post links on it. Or otherwise make (or allow a third party to make) material available through the website (such material, “Content” ), You are fully responsible for the content and any damage resulting from such content. That is the case regardless of whether the content in question constitutes text, graphics, an audio file, or computer software. By making the material available, you represent and warrant that:

  • Downloading, copying and using the content will not infringe the property rights, including, among others, the copyright, patents, trademarks or trade secret rights of third parties;
  • If your employer has intellectual property rights that you create, you (i) received permission from your employer to post or make the content available, including without limitation any software, or (ii) obtained an exemption from your employer for all rights to the material;
  • You have fully complied with the third-party licenses related to the content and has done everything necessary to transmit the required terms to end-users successfully;
  • the content does not contain or install viruses, worms, malware, Trojans or other harmful or destructive Content;
  • the content is not spam, is not generated randomly or by machine, and does not contain unethical or unwanted commercial content designed to direct traffic to third-party sites or increase search engine rankings of third-party sites, or to Additional illegal acts (such as phishing) or misleading recipients as to the source of the material (such as phishing);
  • the content is not pornographic, does not contain threats or incite violence towards individuals or entities, and does not violate the privacy or publicity rights of any third party;
  • your blog is not advertising through spam emails, such as spam links on newsgroups, email lists, other blogs and websites, and similar unsolicited promotional methods;
  • Your blog does not have a name that misleads your readers into thinking that you are another person or company. For example, your blog’s URL or name is not the name of a person other than you or a company.
  • In the case of content that includes computer code, you have categorized and accurately described the type, nature, uses, and effects of the materials, whether requested by the Honesty Guide or otherwise.

By submitting Content to Honesty Guide for inclusion on its website, you grant Honesty Guide a worldwide, royalty-free, non-exclusive license to reproduce, modify, adapt and publish the content to display, distribute, and promoting your blog. If you delete the Content, Honesty Guide will use reasonable efforts to remove it from the website, but you acknowledge that caching or references to the content may not be immediately available.

Without limiting any such representations or warranties, Honesty Guide has the right (although not the obligation), at the sole discretion of Honesty Guide.

(i) To reject or remove any content that, in Honesty Guide’s reasonable opinion, violates any Review policy Position or is harmful or objectionable.

(ii) terminate or deny access and use of the website to any person or entity for any reason, at the sole discretion of Honesty Guide. Honesty Guide will have no obligation to provide a refund of amounts previously paid.

3. Payment and renewal General terms.

By selecting a product or service, you agree to pay Honesty Guide the indicated one-time or monthly or annual subscription fees (additional payment terms may include in other communications). Subscription payments will be charged in the prepaid form on the day you sign up for an Update and will cover the use of that service for a monthly or annual subscription period as indicated. Payments are not refundable.

Automatic Renewal.

Unless you notify Honesty Guide before the end of the applicable subscription period that you wish to cancel a subscription, your subscription will automatically renew. You will authorize us to charge the appropriate annual or monthly subscription fee for such subscription (as well as any taxes) using any credit card or other payment mechanism that we have registered for you. Updates can cancel at any time by submitting your request to Honesty Guide in writing.

4. Services

Fees; Payment. By registering for a Services account, you agree to pay Honesty Guide the applicable setup fees and recurring fees. Applicable rates will bill from the day your services establish and before using those services. Honesty Guide reserves the right to change payment terms and rates with thirty (30) days of prior written notice. You may cancel services at any time with thirty (30) days written notice to Honesty Guide.

Suppose your service includes access to priority support by email. “Email Support” means the ability to make technical support requests by email at any time (with reasonable efforts by the Review Post to respond within one business day) regarding the use of the VIP Services. “Priority” means that support takes precedence over support for users of the standard or free honestyguide.com services. All support will be provided in accordance with the Honesty Guide’s standard services practices, procedures, and policies.

5. Responsibility of Website Visitors. 

Honesty Guide has not reviewed, and cannot review, all of the material, including computer software, posted to the Website, and cannot, therefore, be responsible for that material’s content, use or effects. By operating the Website, Honesty Guide does not represent or imply that it endorses the material there posted, or that it believes such material to be accurate, useful or non-harmful. You are responsible for taking precautions as necessary to protect yourself and your computer systems from viruses, worms, Trojan horses, and other harmful or destructive content. The Website may contain content that is offensive, indecent, or otherwise objectionable, as well as content containing technical inaccuracies, typographical mistakes, and other errors. The Website may also contain material that violates the privacy or publicity rights or infringes the intellectual property and other proprietary rights, of third parties, or the downloading, copying or use of which is subject to additional terms and conditions, stated or unstated. Honesty Guide disclaims any responsibility for any harm resulting from the use by visitors of the Website, or from any downloading by those visitors of content there posted.

6. Content Posted on Other Websites. We have not reviewed, and cannot review, all of the material, including computer software, made available through the websites and webpages to which honestyguide.com links, and that link to honestyguide.com. Honesty Guide does not have any control over those non-Honesty Guide websites and webpages and is not responsible for their contents or their use. By linking to a non-Honesty Guide website or webpage, Honesty Guide does not represent or imply that it endorses such website or webpage. You are responsible for taking precautions as necessary to protect yourself and your computer systems from viruses, worms, Trojan horses, and other harmful or destructive content. Honesty Guide disclaims any responsibility for any harm resulting from your use of non-Honesty Guide websites and webpages.

7. Copyright Infringement and DMCA Policy. As Honesty Guide asks others to respect its intellectual property rights, it respects the intellectual property rights of others. If you believe that material located on or linked to by honestyguide.com violates your copyright, you are encouraged to notify Honesty Guide in accordance with Honesty Guide’s Digital Millennium Copyright Act (“DMCA”) Policy. Honesty Guide will respond to all such notices, including as required or appropriate by removing the infringing material or disabling all links to the infringing material. Honesty Guide will terminate a visitor’s access to and use of the Website if, under appropriate circumstances, the visitor is determined to be a repeat infringer of the copyrights or other intellectual property rights of Honesty Guide or others. In the case of such termination, Honesty Guide will have no obligation to provide a refund of any amounts previously paid to Honesty Guide.

8. Intellectual Property

This Agreement does not transfer from Honesty Guide to you any Honesty Guide or third party intellectual property, and all right, title and interest in and to such property will remain (as between the parties) solely with Honesty Guide. Honesty Guide, honestyguide.com, the honestyguide.com logo, and all other trademarks, service marks, graphics and logos used in connection with honestyguide.com, or the Website are trademarks or registered trademarks of Honesty Guide or Honesty Guide’s licensors. Other trademarks, service marks, graphics, and logos used in connection with the Website may be the trademarks of other third parties. Your use of the Website grants you no right or license to reproduce or otherwise use any Honesty Guide or third-party trademarks.

9. Advertisements

Honesty Guide reserves the right to display advertisements on your blog unless you have purchased an ad-free account.

10. Attribution

Honesty Guide reserves the right to display attribution links such as ‘Blog at honestyguide.com,’ theme author, and font attribution in your blog footer or toolbar.

11. Partner Products. 

By activating a partner product (e.g. theme) from one of our partners, you agree to that partner’s terms of service. You can opt-out of their terms of service at any time by de-activating the partner product.

12. Domain Names

If you are registering a domain name, using or transferring a previously registered domain name, you acknowledge and agree that use of the domain name is also subject to the policies of the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (“ICANN”), including their Registration Rights and Responsibilities.

13. Changes

Honesty Guide reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to modify or replace any part of this Agreement. It is your responsibility to check this Agreement periodically for changes. Your continued use of or access to the Website following the posting of any changes to this Agreement constitutes acceptance of those changes. Honesty Guide may also, in the future, offer new services and/or features through the Website (including, the release of new tools and resources). Such new features and/or services shall be subject to the terms and conditions of this Agreement.

14. Termination

Honesty Guide may terminate your access to all or any part of the Website at any time, with or without cause, with or without notice, effective immediately. If you wish to terminate this Agreement or your honestyguide.com account (if you have one), you may simply discontinue using the Website. Notwithstanding the foregoing, if you have a paid services account, such account can only be terminated by Honesty Guide if you materially breach this Agreement and fail to cure such breach within thirty (30) days from Honesty Guide’s notice to you thereof; provided that, Honesty Guide can terminate the Website immediately as part of a general shut down of our service. All provisions of this Agreement which by their nature should survive termination shall survive termination, including, without limitation, ownership provisions, warranty disclaimers, indemnity and limitations of liability.

15. Disclaimer of Warranties

The Website is provided “as is”. Honesty Guide and its suppliers and licensors hereby disclaim all warranties of any kind, express or implied, including, without limitation, the warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose and non-infringement. Neither Honesty Guide nor its suppliers and licensors make any warranty that the Website will be error-free or that access thereto will be continuous or uninterrupted. You understand that you download from, or otherwise obtain content or services through, the Website at your own discretion and risk.

16. Limitation of Liability

In no event will Honesty Guide, or its suppliers or licensors, be liable with respect to any subject matter of this agreement under any contract, negligence, strict liability or other legal or equitable theory for (i) any special, incidental or consequential damages; (ii) the cost of procurement for substitute products or services; (iii) for interruption of use or loss or corruption of data; or (iv) for any amounts that exceed the fees paid by you to Honesty Guide under this agreement during the twelve (12) month period prior to the cause of action. Honesty Guide shall have no liability for any failure or delay due to matters beyond their reasonable control. The foregoing shall not apply to the extent prohibited by applicable law.

17. General Representation and Warranty

You represent and warrant that (i) your use of the Website will be in strict accordance with the Honesty Guide Privacy Policy, with this Agreement and with all applicable laws and regulations (including without limitation any local laws or regulations in your country, state, city, or other governmental areas, regarding online conduct and acceptable content, and including all applicable laws regarding the transmission of technical data exported from the United States or the country in which you reside) and (ii) your use of the Website will not infringe or misappropriate the intellectual property rights of any third party.

18. Indemnification

You agree to indemnify and hold harmless Honesty Guide, its contractors, and its licensors, and their respective directors, officers, employees and agents from and against any and all claims and expenses, including attorneys’ fees, arising out of your use of the Website, including but not limited to your violation of this Agreement.

19. Miscellaneous

This Agreement constitutes the entire agreement between Honesty Guide and you concerning the subject matter hereof, and they may only be modified by a written amendment signed by an authorized executive of Honesty Guide, or by the posting by Honesty Guide of a revised version. Except to the extent applicable law, if any, provides otherwise, this Agreement, any access to or use of the Website will be governed by the laws of Florida, excluding its conflict of law provisions, and the proper venue for any disputes arising out of or relating to any of the same will be the state and federal courts located in the United States.

Except for claims for injunctive or equitable relief or claims regarding intellectual property rights (which may be brought in any competent court without the posting of a bond), any dispute arising under this Agreement shall be finally settled in accordance with the Comprehensive Arbitration Rules of the Judicial Arbitration and Mediation Service, Inc. (“JAMS”) by three arbitrators appointed in accordance with such Rules. The arbitration shall take place in Florida, United States, in the English language and the arbitral decision may be enforced in any court. The prevailing party in any action or proceeding to enforce this Agreement shall be entitled to costs and attorneys’ fees.

If any part of this Agreement is held invalid or unenforceable, that part will be construed to reflect the parties’ original intent, and the remaining portions will remain in full force and effect. A waiver by either party of any term or condition of this Agreement or any breach thereof, in any one instance, will not waive such term or condition or any subsequent breach thereof. You may assign your rights under this Agreement to any party that consents to, and agrees to be bound by, its terms and conditions; Honesty Guide may assign its rights under this Agreement without condition. This Agreement will be binding upon and will inure to the benefit of the parties, their successors, and permitted assigns.