Terms of Use

Version 0.2 from January 30th 2021

Welcome to sofo-insights.com!

These terms and conditions outline the rules and regulations for the use of sofo-insights.com website, operated by Sofo Consulting LLC.

By accessing this website we assume you accept these terms and conditions. Do not continue to use sofo-insights.com if you do not agree to take all of the terms and conditions stated on this page.

The following terminology applies to these Terms and Conditions, Privacy Statement and Disclaimer Notice and all Agreements: "User", "You" and "Your" refers to you, the person log on this website and compliant to the Company’s terms and conditions. "The Company", "Ourselves", "We", "Our" and "Us", refers to our Company. "Party" or "Parties", refers to both the Client and ourselves. Any use of the above terminology or other words in the singular, plural, capitalization and/or he/she or they, are taken as interchangeable and therefore as referring to same.

Cookies

We employ the use of cookies. By accessing sofo-insights.com, you agreed to use cookies in agreement with the Sofo Consulting LLC's Privacy Policy.

Cookies are used by our website to enable the functionality of certain areas to make it easier for people visiting our website. Some of our affiliate/advertising partners may also use cookies. For now, the only cookies we use are essentials to the proper functioning of this website, and we don't authorize any third party website to store cookies in our name.

Intellectual Property

Unless otherwise stated, Sofo Consulting LLC and/or its licensors own the intellectual property rights for all material on sofo-insights.com. All intellectual property rights are reserved. You may access this from sofo-insights.com for your own personal use subjected to restrictions set in these terms and conditions.


You must not:

  • Republish material from sofo-insights.com
  • Sell, rent or sub-license material from sofo-insights.com
  • Reproduce, duplicate or copy material from sofo-insights.com
  • Redistribute content from sofo-insights.com

This Agreement shall begin on the date hereof.

Parts of this website (blog section) offer an opportunity for users to post and exchange opinions and information in certain areas of the website. Comments do not reflect the views and opinions of Sofo Consulting LLC,its agents and/or affiliates. Comments reflect the views and opinions of the person who post their views and opinions. To the extent permitted by applicable laws, Sofo Consulting LLC shall not be liable for the Comments or for any liability, damages or expenses caused and/or suffered as a result of any use of and/or posting of and/or appearance of the Comments on this website.

Sofo Consulting LLC reserves the right to monitor all Comments and to remove any Comments which can be considered inappropriate, offensive or causes breach of these Terms and Conditions.

You warrant and represent that:

  • You are entitled to post the Comments on our website and have all necessary licenses and consents to do so
  • The Comments do not invade any intellectual property right, including without limitation copyright, patent or trademark of any third party
  • The Comments do not contain any defamatory, libelous, offensive, indecent or otherwise unlawful material which is an invasion of privacy
  • The Comments will not be used to solicit or promote business or custom or present commercial activities or unlawful activity.

You hereby grant Sofo Consulting LLC a non-exclusive license to use, reproduce, edit and authorize others to use, reproduce and edit any of your Comments in any and all forms, formats or media.

By posting a comment, you acknowledge that your IP address and user agent will be stored.

Hyperlinking to our Content

Anyone may link to our home page, to publications or to other Website information so long as the link: (a) is not in any way deceptive; (b) does not falsely imply sponsorship, endorsement or approval of the linking party and its products and/or services; and (c) fits within the context of the linking party’s site.

No use of Sofo Consulting LLC's logo or other artwork will be allowed for linking absent a trademark license agreement.

Content Liability

We shall not be held responsible for any content that appears on your Website. You agree to protect and defend us against all claims that is rising on your Website. No link(s) should appear on any Website that may be interpreted as libelous, obscene or criminal, or which infringes, otherwise violates, or advocates the infringement or other violation of, any third party rights.

Your Privacy

Please read our Privacy Policy

Reservation of Rights

We reserve the right to request that you remove all links or any particular link to our Website. You approve to immediately remove all links to our Website upon request. We also reserve the right to amend these terms and conditions and it’s linking policy at any time. By continuously linking to our Website, you agree to be bound to and follow these linking terms and conditions.

Removal of links from our website

If you find any link on our Website that is offensive for any reason, you are free to contact and inform us any moment. We will consider requests to remove links but we are not obligated to or so or to respond to you directly.

We do not ensure that the information on this website is correct, we do not warrant its completeness or accuracy; nor do we promise to ensure that the website remains available or that the material on the website is kept up to date.

Disclaimer

To the maximum extent permitted by applicable law, we exclude all representations, warranties and conditions relating to our website and the use of this website. Nothing in this disclaimer will:

  • limit or exclude our or your liability for death or personal injury
  • limit or exclude our or your liability for fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation
  • limit any of our or your liabilities in any way that is not permitted under applicable law or
  • exclude any of our or your liabilities that may not be excluded under applicable law.

The limitations and prohibitions of liability set in this Section and elsewhere in this disclaimer: (a) are subject to the preceding paragraph; and (b) govern all liabilities arising under the disclaimer, including liabilities arising in contract, in tort and for breach of statutory duty.

As long as the website and the information and services on the website are provided free of charge, we will not be liable for any loss or damage of any nature.

Privacy Policy

At sofo-insights.com, one of our main priorities is the privacy of our visitors. This Privacy Policy document contains types of information that is collected and recorded by sofo-insights.com and how we use it.

If you have additional questions or require more information about our Privacy Policy, do not hesitate to contact us.

Log Files

sofo-insights.com follows a standard procedure of using log files. These files log visitors when they visit websites. All hosting companies do this and a part of hosting services' analytics. The information collected by log files include internet protocol (IP) addresses, browser type (user agent), date and time stamp, referring/exit pages, and possibly the number of clicks or interactions. These are not linked to any information that is personally identifiable. The purpose of the information is for analyzing trends, administering the site, tracking users' movement on the website. All data collected, whether by sofo-insights.com or third party websites are anonymized and can never trace back to a user.

Cookies and Web Beacons

CLike any other website, sofo-insights.com uses cookies. These cookies are used to store information including visitors' preferences. The information is used to optimize the users' experience by customizing our web page content based on visitors' browser type and/or other information.

Our Advertising Partners

Some of advertisers on our site may use cookies and web beacons. Our advertising partners are listed below. Each of our advertising partners has their own Privacy Policy for their policies on user data. For easier access, we hyperlinked to their Privacy Policies below.

Privacy Policies

You may consult this list to find the Privacy Policy for each of the advertising partners of sofo-insights.com.

Third-party ad servers or ad networks uses technologies like cookies, JavaScript, or Web Beacons that are used in their respective advertisements and links that appear on sofo-insights.com, which are sent directly to users' browser. They automatically receive your IP address when this occurs. These technologies are used to measure the effectiveness of their advertising campaigns and/or to personalize the advertising content that you see on websites that you visit.

Note that sofo-insights.com has no access to or control over these cookies that are used by third-party advertisers.

sofo-insights.com collects and processes the following user information, only when provided by the user, and with their consent:

  • email address
  • Email addresses are collected in order to send interested users some relevant information and offers. Email addresses are encrypted when stored.

  • IP address
  • IP addresses are collected in order to identify and address activity coming from potential bots or spiders, that could interfere with sofo-insights.com's proper functioning. Email addresses are anonymized when stored.

Third Party Privacy Policies

sofo-insights.com's Privacy Policy does not apply to other advertisers or websites. Thus, we are advising you to consult the respective Privacy Policies of these third-party ad servers for more detailed information. It may include their practices and instructions about how to opt-out of certain options.

Vous pouvez choisir de désactiver les cookies par le biais des options de votre navigateur individuel. Pour connaître des informations plus détaillées sur la gestion des cookies avec des navigateurs web spécifiques, vous pouvez consulter les sites web respectifs de ces navigateurs.

Children's Information

Another part of our priority is adding protection for children while using the internet. We encourage parents and guardians to observe, participate in, and/or monitor and guide their online activity.

sofo-insights.com does not knowingly collect any Personal Identifiable Information from children under the age of 13. If you think that your child provided this kind of information on our website, we strongly encourage you to contact us immediately and we will do our best efforts to promptly remove such information from our records.

Online Privacy Policy Only

This Privacy Policy applies only to our online activities and is valid for visitors to our website with regards to the information that they shared and/or collect in sofo-insights.com. This policy is not applicable to any information collected offline or via channels other than this website.

Privacy Policy Version, Validity and Updates

The version mentioned at the beginning of the these Terms of Use and Privacy Policy is valid from the date mentioned next to it, and until an updated version is published. Minor changes in these Terms of Use and Privacy Policy might be made without the sofo-insights.com's obligation to announce them. In case of major changes, especially in the Privacy Policy or the way data is collected or processed, users existing in the database will be informed by sofo-insights.com before the publication of the new Terms.

Consent

By using our website, you hereby consent to our Privacy Policy and agree to its Terms and Conditions. If you have questions or if you wish to revoke your consent to receive our emails, please write us to contact@sofo-insights.com.