Terms of Service
Warning: The contracting trades are an activity in
which there exists the potential for serious injury or death. ALL Users
must read and agree to these Terms of Service before using this site.
web site is dedicated to the contracting trades, an activity which is
inherently dangerous. You should not depend on information gleaned from this
site for your personal safety. Your safety depends upon your own judgment based
on competent instruction, experience, and a realistic assessment of ability.
There are no warranties, either expressed or implied,
that the information on this website is accurate and/or reliable. Your use of
this site indicates your assumption of the risk of death or serious injury and
is an acknowledgement of your own sole responsibility for your safety.
following terms and conditions are in reference to the ElectricianTalk.com web
site and discussion board (www.electriciantalk.com), here in
referred to as "Electrician Talk". These terms and conditions apply to
all sites, services, and resources within the Electrician Talk.
ACCEPTANCE OF TERMS
Electrician Talk provides its service to you, subject to the following Terms of Service
(referred to as "TOS"), which may be updated by us from time to time
without notice. You may review the most current version of the TOS at any time
at: http://www.electriciantalk.com/faq.php?faq=electriciantalk#faq_tos. In addition, when using
particular Electrician Talk services, you shall be subject to any posted
guidelines or rules applicable to such services.
DESCRIPTION OF SERVICE
Electrician Talk provides users with access to informational resources including
communication and interactive resources pertaining to the contracting industry.
Under no circumstances shall Electrician Talk be liable to any user on account of that user's use or misuse of the site
or reliance on the site. Such limitation of liability shall apply to prevent
recovery of direct, indirect, incidental, consequential, special, punitive and
exemplary damages (even if Electrician Talkhas been
advised of the possibility of such damages). Such limitation of liability shall
apply whether the damages arise from use or misuse of the site or reliance on
the site, from inability to use the site, or from the interruption, suspension,
or termination of the site or services offered on the site (including such
damages incurred by third parties).
Such limitation shall also apply with respect to
damages incurred by reason of other services or goods received through or
advertised on the site or received through any links provided on the site.
limitation shall apply, without limitation, to the costs of procurement of
substitute goods or services, lost profits, or lost data. These limitations
shall apply notwithstanding any failure of essential purpose of any limited
remedy. Electrician Talk makes no warranties as to the accuracy of its
information and due to the volatile nature of the information contained within
Electrician Talk, Electrician Talk cannot screen
or authenticate articles, posts, listings or other information
TERMS OF MEMBERSHIP & USAGE RESTRICTIONS
Membership is generally available to any person at least 13 years old who
registers and accurately provides all the required information, provides a legitimate
electronic mail address and obtains a unique Electrician Talk member name and
password; however, Electrician Talk reserves the right to deny membership to any
person, for any reason, with or without cause. Membership is
non-transferable. The use of web-based email accounts may be denied due
All membership information must be accurate and belong to the person
registering. Invalid, incomplete, or falsified information can result in
the immediate termination of all membership privileges for that user; the user
being permanently banned; and/or restricting the user from using any of
Electrician Talk’s (or any affiliated website) services at any time.
Usage of this site is restricted to persons at least 13 years old. Any person
at least 13 years old, but still a minor, may only use this site in conjunction
with a parent or guardian.
Electrician Talk is not responsible for the content of any member's posts, and
the views expressed on Electrician Talk are the responsibility of the posting
member and not Electrician Talk. Electrician Talk does not preview member posts before
they appear on the site. Any link posted to a third-party internet address does
not imply an endorsement of that site or its content by Electrician Talk.
Electrician Talk forums are for the discussion of the contracting trades and
related topics. While the administrators and moderators of Electrician Talk will
attempt to keep all off-topic messages off this forum, it is impossible for us
to review all messages. All messages express the views of the author, and the
owners, administrators, and moderators of Electrician Talk will not be held
responsible for the content of any message.
Electrician Talk forums may contain profanity.
g) As a condition of
buying and selling items listed in any forum of Electrician Talk, Buyer and
Seller agree that Electrician Talk is not brokering or otherwise participating
in any purchase or sale. Electrician Talk has no knowledge of the terms of sale,
the condition of any items offered for sale, the accuracy of any aspect of the
sale or the use to which any item shall be put. Buyer assumes all
responsibility for proper use of any item so purchased. Buyer acknowledges that
improper use of some or all of the items offered for sale on Electrician Talk
may cause serious injury or death. Buyer shall seek qualified assistance and
instruction in the use of all items purchased. Users may not post links to
any off-site “for-sale” items or any auctions.
Pornography of any type is not allowed.
i) The owners, administrators, and moderators of Electrician Talk reserve the right to remove, edit, move or close any thread for any
reason, and the right to suspend or delete any user account for any reason,
with or without cause.
Membership in Electrician Talk is a privilege, not a right. We reserve the right
to deny service to any person, at any time, for any reason, with or without
By using this site, you agree to maintain and use only one account. If you need to re-register for some reason, please contact a member of the Moderation Team. If you are found to have more than one user account, it will be evaluated by the Admins and will likely result in banning. As always, there are extreme exceptions that will be looked into at the Admins’ discretions.
is the policy of Electrician Talk to respond expeditiously to claims of
intellectual property infringement. Electrician Talk will promptly process and
investigate notices of alleged infringement and will take appropriate actions
under the Digital Millennium Copyright Act ("DMCA"). Should a
violation of intellectual property be discovered, the document(s) or messages
in such violation will be removed in a timely manner after any and all
investigating has been completed to prove the authenticity of such a claim. The
designated agent for receiving DMCA notices is Nathan Wingate (name) who can be
contacted at PO Box 591928 Houston, TX 77259 (address)
or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
PUBLIC CONTENT ON ELECTRICIAN TALK
Any and all content posted for inclusion in
publicly accessible areas of ELECTRICIAN TALK are the responsibility of the
creator. ELECTRICIAN TALK makes no claims or warranties about such information
or its authenticity. Upon posting any content on ELECTRICIAN TALK, you grant
ELECTRICIAN TALK the non-exclusive right to publish, modify and use such content
solely for the purpose of displaying such content.
Upon written request, Electrician Talk will disable your
account. In an effort to safeguard user’s accounts, we may require validation
of the request to disable the account. For accounts with no posts, the account
can be completely deleted from the system. For accounts with posts, Electrician Talk will disable the account; however, Electrician Talk, in its sole and
absolute discretion, may choose to not remove posts attributed to the account.
Electrician Talk will evaluate each request to remove posts on an individual
basis. As a way of description and not of limitation, some of the factors used
in evaluating whether to remove a user’s posts are: the number of posts, the
length of any posts, the potential impact on the forum and/or thread continuity,
the age of posts, the age of the account, etc. Generally, a user is
banned as a result of a request to disable. Upon request,
Electrician Talk may, at its sole and absolute discretion, reinstate a
previously disabled account. Notwithstanding anything to the contrary
contained in this paragraph, Electrician Talk reserves the right to retain
information about disabled accounts, which may include user information, in an
effort to curb and/or combat illicit activity and to aid in civil and criminal legal
THE ROLE OF MODERATORS
are an important part of Electrician Talk. Moderators are established members
who have exhibited a knowledge and adherence to the forum rules and attempt to
keep Electrician Talk civil and spam free. However, Moderators do not work for
or represent Electrician Talk, or its parent company. Moderators’ words
and actions are their own. Any concerns over Moderator action, or inaction,
should be reported to a Electrician Talk administrator email@example.com(email).
LIMITATION OF RE-USE
agree not to reproduce, duplicate, copy, sell, resell or exploit
for any purpose whatsoever, whether commercial or non-commercial, any portion
of the services or content contained within Electrician Talk and/or its
subsidiary sites. In order to use any content, graphical art, photos or files
owned by or published by Electrician Talk, express written authorization must be
obtained from Electrician Talk.
This agreement shall be constructed and
controlled by the laws of the State of TEXAS, without regard to its conflict
of law provisions. Any dispute arising hereunder will be governed by the laws
of the State of Texas. Each member and/or user EXPRESSLY agrees to personal
jurisdiction IN AND to the courts of the State of Texas.
Electrician Talk reserves the right to change, modify or update this TOS agreement at any
time without notification. Membership in and the use of resources contained
within Electrician Talk constitutes full agreement and acknowledgement of the
restrictions, limitations and terms set forth in this agreement.