Updated: August 2023
General Rules and Terms
Please review these basic terms and conditions of use of www.bobit.com and its related Bobit owned and operated affiliate websites (collectively, the “Website” or “Websites”, or “Bobit’s Websites”). All Users of Bobit’s websites are bound by these Terms and Conditions and expressly agree to be bound by this as an Agreement of your use.
Throughout these Terms, Bobit, Bobit Business Media, “we”, “us”, and “our” refer to Bobit Business Media Inc. and its parents, subsidiaries, groups, and its affiliated entities and websites. “User” refers to User of Bobit’s Websites.
Access to the Website or use of the Website content constitutes the User’s agreement with these Terms and Conditions. User acknowledges that User has read these Terms and that User expressly agrees to accept the terms, conditions and notices contained or referenced herein, whether you have created an account or subscription with Bobit (and agree to this Agreement at the time you created that account), or whether you simply browse, use, or access any aspect of Bobit’s owned and operated websites. If you do not agree to the Terms and Conditions contained herein, you may not use Bobit’s products or services.
Bobit reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to change, modify, add, or remove any portion of these Terms, in whole or in part, at any time. Notification of changes in these Terms will be posted on the Website, and User’s continued use of the Website affirmatively indicates User’s acknowledgement of such changes and User’s agreement to be bound by the Terms as modified. Unless otherwise agreed in writing, User’s right to use the Website is not transferable and is subject to any restrictions established by Bobit. Bobit may change, suspend, or discontinue any aspect of the Website at any time, at its sole discretion, without prior notice and without liability to User or any third party for such change, suspension, or discontinuance. Bobit may also impose limits on certain features and services or restrict User’s access to parts or all of the Website without notice or liability. User has no right to use any part of Bobit’s Websites, or any content, features or functionalities on Bobit’s Websites for any commercial purposes. Bobit may also change, modify or terminate any of its products or services at any time, including its digital, web and print magazine products and services, at its sole discretion, without prior notice and without any liability to User or any third party for such change, suspension, or discontinuance.
Should the User object to any of these Terms or any subsequent change or modification to these Terms, or should User become dissatisfied with the Website in any way, User’s only recourse is to immediately discontinue use of the Website. So long as the User continues to use the Website, Bobit will continue to rely on User’s full and unqualified acceptance and compliance with these Terms.
Website Access Terms
User hereby acknowledges that, as between Bobit and User (or any party acting through User or as the agent of the User), all title and ownership of the Website and its content remains legally the property and ownership of Bobit and nothing in these Terms serves to transfer such ownership or title to User or any party acting through User. All copies and representations of content from the Website, including merged or modified portions, shall as between User and Bobit remain Bobit’s exclusive property, and shall continue to be subject to these Terms, and shall contain all Bobit copyright, trademark, and other proprietary notices. The User agrees to use the Website for only non-commercial purposes in all cases. User shall use all reasonable endeavors not to permit or allow the Website to be used by any party whatsoever for purposes not connected with User’s non-commercial, legitimate purposes. Additionally, in all cases User agrees to report promptly to Bobit any observed violation of the above. User agrees that the Website shall not be used in any manner or for any purpose other than the permitted purposes as expressly described in these Terms. User shall notify Bobit of any known or suspected unauthorized use(s) of the Website through User’s account, or any known or suspected breach of security, including loss, theft, piracy, or unauthorized disclosure of User’s means of access. Bobit at its discretion can suspend or terminate User’s account for any reason at any time.
User may not share User’s means of access with any other party. User acknowledges that User is responsible for all usage or activity on User’s Website account, including such use of the account by any third party. Any fraudulent, abusive, or otherwise illegal activity may be grounds for termination of User’s account, at Bobit’s sole discretion, and User may be referred to appropriate law enforcement agencies. User agrees to fully indemnify, defend, and hold Bobit harmless against liability or damages for any and all use of User’s account.
User shall not have the right to sell, license, market, or lease the Website content, features and/or functionality to any party whatsover without the prior written consent of Bobit. User shall not have the right to distribute the Website content in any manner to any third party, unauthorized user, or use it for any commercial purposes.
The Website and its entire contents, features, and functionality (including but not limited to all Bobit created and owned published content, articles, reports, photographs, illustrations, information, text, displays, images, icons, video, and audio clips, and the design, selection, and arrangement thereof), are legally owned by Bobit or other providers (where named) of such material and are protected by United States and international copyright, trademark, patent, trade secret, and other intellectual property or proprietary rights laws. Users shall abide by all copyright notices, information, or restrictions contained in any Content accessed through the Website. User acknowledges that he/she has no claim of ownership or other rights to any Content in the Websites by reason of its access, use, or otherwise. No third party is allowed to commercially use or profit off of Bobit’s owned intellectual property in any way. Any attempt to perform any of the restricted actions listed in these Terms and Conditions is a violation of the rights of Bobit and/or the intellectual property rights holder.
These Terms permit only personal, non-commercial, use of the Website only. You are not authorized to reproduce, distribute, modify, create derivative works of, publicly display, publicly perform, republish, download, store, or transmit any material on our Website, unless otherwise permitted to do so by law or by advance written consent from Bobit. Nothing in the Terms transfers to you any right, title, or interest in any content on the Website, including any intellectual property or content of third parties included on the Website. You must not access, replicate or use any part of the Website, or materials available through the Website, for commercial purposes.
If you wish to use any material on the Website, please submit a written request to us via the “Contact Us” form. Consent and/or permission can be granted or withheld at the sole discretion of Bobit. Unless specific written consent is provided by Bobit to your written request to use, you do not have consent or permission to use any content / property owned by Bobit. Failure to respond to any request does not constitute consent or permission in any cases.
Trademarks, Copyrights, and Intellectual Property
Bobit, Bobit Business Media, and any of Bobit’s affiliates, brands and subsidiaries, and any other trademark owned exclusively by Bobit, as well as most other product names and logos used by Bobit on this Website are the trademarks or registered marks of Bobit Business Media Inc. These include all products, logos, phrases denoted with TM or ©, and all related names, designs and slogans are the exclusive ownership of Bobit Business Media Inc. Trademarks of other parties are identified wherever possible and Bobit acknowledges their rights. For all requests for reprints of Bobit-owned content and licensing requests for intellectual property legally owned by Bobit, please refer to the Reprint and Licensing Request section of this website.
The Website is protected by copyright as a collective work and/or compilation, pursuant to United States copyright laws, international convention, and other copyright and intellectual property laws. Copying, sharing, using, or storing of any Bobit-owned content for other than User’s legitimate non-commercial use is expressly prohibited without the prior written permission of Bobit or the copyright holder identified in the individual Content’s copyright notice. In no event shall User or agent of the User alter or delete any author attribution or copyright notice. User may not modify, publish, transmit, participate in the transfer or sale of, reproduce, create derivative works from, distribute, display, or in any way exploit, any of the Content, software, materials, published works, or the Website in whole or in part. No use is permitted, which benefits any party other than Bobit.
Bobit products and Content referenced in a Bobit digital product or website are either trademarks or registered trademarks of Bobit. You cannot use or replicate Bobit-owned trademarks or copywrited material without the advance written permission of Bobit. Other featured logos, product and company names are or may be service/trademarks of their respective owners.
Warranty and Availability of Service
Neither Bobit nor any of the Bobit owned and operated Websites represents or endorses the accuracy or reliability of any advice, opinion, statement, or other information displayed, downloaded, uploaded, or distributed through the Website by any user, information provider, or any other person or entity. User acknowledges that any reliance upon any such opinion, advice, statement, or information shall be at the User’s sole risk. Bobit reserves the right but not the obligation, in its sole discretion, to correct any errors or omissions in any portion of the Website.
Bobit’s Websites are distributed on an “As Is” and “As Available” basis without warranties of any kind whatsoever, whether express or implied, including without limitation warranties of title, non-infringement, or merchantability, or fitness for a particular purpose, or that the Websites or any materials obtained through the Websites are virus-free or error-free, neither Bobit nor anyone else involved in creating, producing, or delivering the Websites content shall be liable under any theory of law (including errors and omissions or negligence) for any loss or damage that may arise in connection with the furnishing, performance, User’s inability to use, or User’s use of the Websites, including any direct, indirect, incidental, special, economic, lost profit, or consequential damages, or other kind of loss or damage whatsoever, even if Bobit has been advised of the possibility of such damage. User expressly acknowledges that use of the Bobit Websites is at the User’s sole risk.
The Website contains links to other internet sites, resources, and sponsors of the Website. Bobit is not responsible in any way for the availability of these outside resources or their contents. User should direct any concerns regarding any external link to that link’s site administrator. Bobit is not responsible for the contents of any linked site or any link contained in a linked site. Bobit provides these links only as a convenience, and the inclusion of any link does not imply any endorsement by Bobit of the linked site or its contents.