Terms of Use

Last Updated: November 18, 2022

Welcome to the Shiftech Site (the "Site"). These Terms of Use govern your use of the Site and its contents. The terms "Shiftech", "we", "us" and "our" refer to Shiftech, LLC.


1. Registration

You must register on this Site in order to use certain of the Site functions, such as our blogs. If you just want to browse this Site, registration is optional.

During registration, you may be required to provide contact information, consisting of an email address, username, and password.  You can select any username you like, except that your username cannot be an impersonation of another person, a term that is the same or confusingly similar to a famous trademark, or a term that is offensive in any way. You may, but are not obligated to, use your own name. If you do use your own name, you consent to it being passed toothers by use of certain of the functions of Shiftech and the Site such as our blogs. Shiftech reserves the right to reject or remove any username.

2. Age of Users

Children under the age of 16 may not use this Service and parents or legal guardians may not agree to these Terms of Use on their behalf.  If we become aware that a child under 16 has provided or attempted to provide us with personal information, we will use our best efforts to remove the information permanently from our files.

If you are under the age of 18 but at least 16 years of age, you may use this Site only under the supervision of a parent or legal guardian who agrees to be bound by these Terms of Use.  If you are a parent or legal guardian agreeing to these Terms of Use for the benefit of a child between the ages of 16 and 18, be advised that you are fully responsible for his or her use of this Site, including all financial charges and legal liability that he or she may incur.

3. Shiftech Privacy Statement

Your use of this Site, by accessing the Site in any way, signifies your initial and continuing consent to the Shiftech Privacy Policy. You can review and examine the Shiftech Privacy Policy at any time by clicking on the "Privacy Policy" link on the Site.

Personal information that you supply to Shiftech, and any information about your use of the Site, its contents, or any combination thereof, that we obtain will be subject to the Shiftech Privacy Statement on this Site.

4. Changes to the Shiftech.net Site

We may modify, change, or discontinue any Shiftech content, service, function, or feature on this Site at any time with or without notice or liability to you.

5. Proper Use of This Site

When you use our blogs or other social and communications functions, you agree at all times to comply with the Shiftech Web Log Terms of Use, which you may access with the appropriate link on the Site. You may use the Shiftech Site for lawful purposes only and may use the Site only in ways consistent with the law.

You may not use any program, spider, crawler, or "bot" to gather or "harvest" information from this Site.

6. Proprietary Rights

Shiftech reserves all rights under intellectual property law in and to the “Shiftech” mark as used in connection with our business, and in any content that is on the Site.

Except as Shiftech may expressly state in writing, you may not reproduce, reprint, publish, or otherwise exploit content or technology from Shiftech or any vendors or suppliers on the Site without our express prior written consent.

7. Changes to the Terms of Use

We may change the Terms of Use at any time. You can review the most current version of the Terms of Use by clicking on the Site's "Terms of Use" link. If you continue to use this Site after we make changes to the Terms of Use, you are signifying your acceptance of the new terms. You are responsible for checking these terms periodically for any changes.

8. Electronic Delivery Statement and Your Consent

You agree that we may provide to you notices and other information concerning Shiftech or this Site electronically, including notice to any email address that you may provide.

9. Consent That You Supply

Shiftech may allow you to supply content for the Site or its functions that can be accessed and viewed by others, usually in the form of comments to blog posts. You agree not to post any content that violates these terms, any applicable EULA or the Web Log Rules & Guidelines. Content that violates applicable rules may be removed.

If you post any content on any blog or other public area of the Site, you grant us and our affiliate companies the perpetual sublicensable right and license to use, copy, display, perform, distribute, modify, adapt, abridge, exploit, and promote this content in any way and in any commercial or non-commercial medium or form without charge.

10. No Duty to Monitor

You agree that we are not liable for content that is provided by others. We have no duty to screen content that you may supply or post, but we have the right to refuse to post or to edit submitted content. We reserve the right to remove any content for any reason at any time.

11. Third Party Sites and Advertisers

Shiftech may include on its Site links to third party web sites.  You agree that we are not responsible or liable for any content or other materials on third party sites. You also agree that we are not responsible for content or claims supplied by others, including any of our advertisers. We are also not responsible for any transactions or dealings between you and any third party or any advertiser. You agree that Shiftech is not responsible for any claim or loss due to a third-party site or any advertiser.

12. Disclaimer of Warranties

We provide this Site and its contents "As is." We and our suppliers make no express warranties or guarantees about this Site. TO THE EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, WE AND OUR SUPPLIERS DISCLAIM IMPLIED WARRANTIES INCLUDING ANY WARRANTY THAT THE SITE IS OR WILL BE MERCHANTABLE, OF SATISFACTORY QUALITY, ACCURATE, TIMELY, FIT FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE OR NEED, OR NON-INFRINGING. WE DO NOT GUARANTEE THAT THIS SITE OR ITS CONTENT WILL MEET YOUR REQUIREMENTS, IS ERROR-FREE, RELIABLE, OR WILL OPERATE WITHOUT INTERRUPTION. Because some states do not permit disclaimer of implied warranties, you may have additional consumer rights under your local laws.

13. Limitation of Liability

You may not assert claims for money damages arising from this Site or its contents.  We and our suppliers shall not be liable for any indirect, special, incidental, consequential or exemplary damages, even if we knew or should have known of the possibility of such damages. Because some states or jurisdictions do not allow the exclusion or the limitation of liability for consequential or incidental damages, in such states or jurisdictions, our liability, and the liability of our company and suppliers, shall be limited to the extent permitted bylaw.

14. Indemnification

You agree to defend, indemnify, and hold harmless us and other affiliated companies, and our respective owners, employees, contractors, officers, managers, and agents from all liabilities, claims, and expenses, including attorney's fees, that arise from your use or misuse of this Site. We reserve the right, at our own expense, to assume the exclusive defense and control of any matter otherwise subject to indemnification by you, in which event you will cooperate with us in asserting any available defenses.

15. International Use

We make no representation that content on this Site is appropriate or available for use in locations outside the United States.  If you choose to access this Site from a location outside the US, you do soon your own initiative and you are responsible for compliance with local laws.

16. Choice of Law and Location for Resoving Disputes

You agree that the laws of the State of Georgia, USA and US federal law govern these Terms of Use, its subject matter, your use of the Site, and any claim or dispute that you may have against us, without regard to its conflict of laws rules, and that the United Nations Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods shall have no applicability.

You further agree that any disputes or claims that you may have against us will be (except as stated below) finally and exclusively resolved by binding arbitration.

Any controversy, dispute, or claim arising out of or relating to these Web Site Terms of Use, and any related documents linked to these Terms of Use, and any other matter or controversy, maybe submitted to arbitration in the City of Atlanta, State of Georgia before one (1) arbitrator. The arbitration shall be administered by JAMS pursuant to its Streamlined Arbitration Rules and Procedures. Any award rendered shall be final and conclusive upon the parties and non-appealable. The expenses of arbitration shall be borne equally by the parties to the arbitration, provided that each party shall pay for and bear the cost of its own experts, evidence, and counsel’s fees, and provided further, that in the discretion of the arbitrator, the arbitrator may, in the award, allocate all or part of the costs of arbitration, including the fees of the arbitrator and reasonable attorneys’ fees of the prevailing party. YOU UNDERSTAND THAT ABSENT THIS PROVISION, YOU WOULD HAVE THE RIGHT TO SUE IN COURT AND HAVE THE RIGHT TO A JURY TRIAL.

17. Severability and Integration

This contract and any supplemental terms, policies, rules and guidelines posted on this Site constitute the entire agreement between you and us and supersede all previous written or oral agreements. If any part of the Terms of Use is held invalid or unenforceable, that portion shall be construed in a manner consistent with applicable law to reflect, as nearly as possible, the original intentions of the parties, and the remaining portions shall remain in full force and effect.

18. Termination

We reserve the right to terminate your use of this Site if you violate the Terms and Conditions or any rules or guidelines posted on the Site or for any other reason in our discretion.

19. Claims of Copyright Infringement

If you believe that your work has been copied and is accessible on this Site in a way that constitutes copyright infringement, please contact us at contact@shiftech.net to report possible copyright infringement.