Acceptance of our Terms
By visiting the Blackbird website, viewing, accessing or otherwise using any of the services or information created, collected, compiled or submitted to Blackbird, you agree to be bound by the following Terms and Conditions of Service. If you do not want to be bound by our Terms, your only option is not to visit, view or otherwise use the services of Blackbird. You understand, agree and acknowledge that these Terms constitute a legally binding agreement between you and Blackbird and that your use of Blackbird shall indicate your conclusive acceptance of this agreement.
Provision of Services
You agree and acknowledge that Blackbird is entitled to modify, improve or discontinue any of its services at its sole discretion and without notice to you even if it may result in you being prevented from accessing any information contained in it. Furthermore, you agree and acknowledge that Blackbird is entitled to provide services to you through subsidiaries or affiliated entities.
You acknowledge and agree that Blackbird may contain proprietary and confidential information including trademarks, service marks and patents protected by intellectual property laws and international intellectual property treaties. Blackbird authorizes you to view and make a single copy of portions of its content for offline, personal, non-commercial use. Our content may not be sold, reproduced, or distributed without our written permission. Any third-party trademarks, service marks and logos are the property of their respective owners. Any further rights not specifically granted herein are reserved.
When you submit content to Blackbird, you simultaneously grant Blackbird an irrevocable, worldwide, royalty-free licence to publish, display, modify, distribute and syndicate your content worldwide. You confirm and warrant that you have the required authority to grant the above licence to Blackbird.
Termination of Agreement
The Terms of this agreement will continue to apply in perpetuity until terminated by either party without notice at any time for any reason. Terms that are to continue in perpetuity shall be unaffected by the termination of this agreement.
Disclaimer of Warranties
You understand and agree that your use of Blackbird is entirely at your own risk and that our services are provided “As Is” and “As Available”. Blackbird does not make any express or implied warranties, endorsements or representations whatsoever as to the operation of the Blackbird website, information, content, materials, or products. This shall include, but not be limited to, implied warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose and non-infringement, and warranties that access to or use of the service will be uninterrupted or error-free or that defects in the service will be corrected.
Limitation of Liability
You understand and agree that Blackbird and any of its subsidiaries or affiliates shall in no event be liable for any direct, indirect, incidental, consequential, or exemplary damages. This shall include, but not be limited to, damages for loss of profits, business interruption, business reputation or goodwill, loss of programs or information or other intangible loss arising out of the use of or the inability to use the service, or information, or any permanent or temporary cessation of such service or access to information, or the deletion or corruption of any content or information, or the failure to store any content or information. The above limitation shall apply whether or not Blackbird has been advised of, or should have been aware of, the possibility of such damages. In jurisdictions where the exclusion or limitation of liability for consequential or incidental damages is not allowed, the liability of Blackbird is limited to the greatest extent permitted by law.
Blackbird may include hyperlinks to third-party content, advertising or websites. You acknowledge and agree that Blackbird is not responsible for and does not endorse any advertising, products or resource available from such resources or websites.
You expressly understand and agree to submit to the personal and exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of the country, state, province or territory determined solely by Blackbird to resolve any legal matter arising from this agreement or related to your use of Blackbird. If the court of law having jurisdiction, rules that any provision of the agreement is invalid, then that provision will be removed from the Terms and the remaining Terms will continue to be valid.
You understand and agree that the above Terms constitute the entire general agreement between you and Blackbird. You may be subject to additional Terms and conditions when you use, purchase or access other services, affiliate services or third-party content or material.
Changes to the Terms
Blackbird reserves the right to modify these Terms from time to time at its sole discretion and without any notice. Changes to the Terms become effective on the date they are posted and your continued use of Blackbird after any changes to Terms will signify your agreement to be bound by them.
Information that is Gathered from Visitors
In common with other websites, log files are stored on the web server saving details such as the visitor’s IP address, browser type, referring page and time of visit. Cookies may be used to remember visitor preferences when interacting with the website. Where registration is required, the visitor’s email and a username will be stored on the server.
How the Information is Used
The information is used to enhance the vistor’s experience when using the website to display personalised content and possibly advertising. Email addresses will not be sold, rented or leased to third parties. Email may be sent to inform you of news of our services or offers by us or our affiliates.
If you have subscribed to one of our services, you may unsubscribe by following the instructions which are included in e-mail that you receive. You may be able to block cookies via your browser settings but this may prevent you from access to certain features of the website.