Terms of Service

The following terms and conditions govern all use of the scuttleblurb.com website and all content, services, and products available at or through the website (taken together, the “Website”).  The Website is owned and operated by Compound Insight LLC (the “Administrator”) and is offered subject to your acceptance without modification of all of the terms and conditions contained herein and all other operating rules, policies (including, without limitation, scuttleblurb.com’s Privacy Policy) and procedures that may be published from time to time by the Administrator (collectively, the “Agreement”). You agree that we may automatically upgrade our Website, and these terms will apply to any upgrades.

Compound Insight LLC is the investment advisor to Forage Capital LP, a value-oriented investment partnership.  Forage Capital may or may not currently own or transact in the securities of any of the companies mentioned on this site.  All information on this site is for general informational purposes only and in no way constitutes a recommendation to sell or buy any security.  The information in this site should not be interpreted as legal, investment, financial or other advice.  The opinions expressed on this site are solely those of Compound Insight LLC.  Compound Insight has not sought or obtained consent from third party data referenced in this report and cannot attest to its accuracy.

Please read this Agreement carefully before accessing or using the Website. By accessing or using any part of the website, you agree to become bound by the terms and conditions of this agreement. If you do not agree to all the terms and conditions of this agreement, then you may not access or use any of our services. If these terms and conditions are considered an offer by the Administrator, acceptance is expressly limited to these terms.

Use of the Website requires a scuttleblurb.com account. You agree to provide us with complete and accurate information when you register for an account. You will be solely responsible and liable for any activity that occurs under your username. You are responsible for keeping your password secure.

Your scuttleblurb.com account

If you create an account on scuttleblurb.com (the “Website”), you are responsible for maintaining the security of your account, and you are fully responsible for all activities that occur under the account and any other actions taken in connection with the blog.  You must immediately notify the Administrator (info@scuttleblurb.com) of any unauthorized uses of your blog, your account, or any other breaches of security. The Administrator will not be liable for any acts or omissions by you, including any damages of any kind incurred as a result of such acts or omissions.

Every year, the Administrator may make several posts (3-4) available to the general public free of charge.

Responsibility of contributors

The following activity/material isn’t allowed on scuttleblurb.com:

  • Illegal content and conduct
  • Intellectual property infringement
  • Pornography
  • Malware, spyware, adware, or other kinds of malicious code
  • Machine-generated content

The interpretation of aforementioned restricted content is solely up to the Administrator, who has the right to refuse or remove any content it deems objectionable.

Payment and Renewal

General Terms

Optional paid upgrades are available on the Website after a free-trial period, whereby you agree to pay the annual subscription fee indicated. Payments will be charged on a pre-pay basis upon signing up for an Upgrade. These fees are not refundable.

Automatic Renewal.

Unless you notify the Administrator (info@scuttleblurb.com) before the end of the applicable subscription period that you wish to cancel your upgrade, your subscription will automatically renew and you authorize us to collect the then-applicable annual subscription fee (as well as any taxes) using any credit card or other payment mechanism we have on record for you. Subscriptions can be canceled at any time.

Responsibility of scuttleblurb.com visitors

The Administrator has not reviewed, and cannot review, all of the material, including computer software, posted to our Website, and cannot therefore be responsible for that material’s content, use or effects. By operating the Website, the Administrator does not represent or imply that it endorses the material there posted, or that it believes such material to be accurate, useful, or non-harmful. You are responsible for taking precautions as necessary to protect yourself and your computer systems from viruses, worms, Trojan horses, and other harmful or destructive content. The Website may contain content that is offensive, indecent, or otherwise objectionable, as well as content containing technical inaccuracies, typographical mistakes, and other errors.  The Website may also contain material that violates the privacy or publicity rights, or infringes the intellectual property and other proprietary rights, of third parties, or the downloading, copying or use of which is subject to additional terms and conditions, stated or unstated.  The Administrator disclaims any responsibility for any harm resulting from the use by visitors of the Website, or from any downloading by those visitors of content there posted.

Content Posted on Other Websites

The Administrator has not reviewed, and cannot review, all of the material, including computer software, made available through the websites and webpages to which scuttleblurb.com links, and that link to scuttleblurb.com. The Administrator does not have any control over those non-scuttleblurb.com websites, and is not responsible for their contents or their use. By linking to a non-scuttleblurb.com website, the Administrator does not represent or imply that it endorses such website. You are responsible for taking precautions as necessary to protect yourself and your computer systems from viruses, worms, Trojan horses, and other harmful or destructive content. The Administrator disclaims any responsibility for any harm resulting from your use of non-scuttleblurb.com websites and webpages.

Copyright Infringement and DMCA Policy

As the Administrator asks others to respect its intellectual property rights, it respects the intellectual property rights of others. If you believe that material located on or linked to by scuttleblurb.com violates your copyright, you are encouraged to notify the Administrator in accordance with the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (“DMCA”) Policy.  The Administrator will respond to all such notices, including as required or appropriate by removing the infringing material or disabling all links to the infringing material.  The Administrator will terminate a visitor’s access to and use of the Website if, under appropriate circumstances, the visitor is determined to be a repeat infringer of the copyrights or other intellectual property rights of scuttleblurb.com or others. In the case of such termination, the Administrator will have no obligation to provide a refund of any amounts previously paid to the Administrator.

Intellectual Property

This Agreement does not transfer from the Website to any third party intellectual property, and all right, title and interest in and to such property will remain (as between the parties) solely with the Administrator.  scuttleblurb.com, the scuttleblurb.com logo, and all other trademarks, service marks, graphics and logos used in connection with scuttleblurb.com, or the Website are trademarks or registered trademarks of the Administrator. Other trademarks, service marks, graphics and logos used in connection with the Website may be the trademarks of other third parties. Your use of the Website grants you no right or license to reproduce or otherwise use any of the Administrator’s or third-party’s trademarks.

This Agreement does not transfer from the Administrator to you any Administrator or third party intellectual property, and all right, title, and interest in and to such property will remain (as between the parties) solely with the Administrator. scuttleblurb.com, the scuttleblurb.com logo, and all other trademarks, service marks, graphics and logos used in connection with scuttleblurb.com or the Website, are trademarks of the Administrator. Your use of our Website grants you no right or license to reproduce or otherwise use any of the Administrator’s trademarks.

Changes

The Administrator may modify any part of this Agreement at its sole discretion without notifying subscribers. It is the subscriber’s responsibility to check this Agreement for changes. Your continued use of or access to the Website following the posting of any changes to this Agreement constitutes acceptance of those changes.

Termination

The Administrator may terminate your access to all or any part of the Website at any time, with or without cause, with or without notice, effective immediately. If you wish to terminate this Agreement or your scuttleblurb.com account (if you have one), you may simply discontinue using the Website. All provisions of this Agreement which by their nature should survive termination shall survive termination, including, without limitation, ownership provisions, warranty disclaimers, indemnity and limitations of liability.

Disclaimer of Warranties

The Website is provided “as is.”  The Administrator thereby disclaims all warranties of any kind, express or implied, including, without limitation, the warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose and non-infringement. The Administrator makes no warranty that the Website will be error free or that access thereto will be continuous or uninterrupted.  You understand that you download from, or otherwise obtain content or services through, the Website at your own discretion and risk.

Limitation of Liability

In no event will the Administrator be liable with respect to any subject matter of this agreement under any contract, negligence, strict liability or other legal or equitable theory for: (i) any special, incidental or consequential damages; (ii) the cost of procurement for substitute products or services; (iii) for interruption of use or loss or corruption of data; or (iv) for any amounts that exceed the fees paid by you to the Administrator under this agreement during the twelve (12) month period prior to the cause of action.  The Administrator shall have no liability for any failure or delay due to matters beyond their reasonable control. The foregoing shall not apply to the extent prohibited by applicable law.

General Representation and Warranty

You represent and warrant that (i) your use of the Website will be in strict accordance with the scuttleblurb.com’s Privacy Policy, with this Agreement, and with all applicable laws and regulations (including without limitation any local laws or regulations in your country, state, city, or other governmental area, regarding online conduct and acceptable content, and including all applicable laws regarding the transmission of technical data exported from the United States or the country in which you reside) and (ii) your use of the Website will not infringe or misappropriate the intellectual property rights of any third party.

Indemnification

You agree to indemnify and hold harmless the Administrator and its directors, officers, employees, and agents from and against any and all claims and expenses, including attorneys’ fees, arising out of your use of the Website, including but not limited to your violation of this Agreement.

Miscellaneous

This Agreement constitutes the entire agreement between the Administrator and you concerning the subject matter hereof, and they may only be modified by a written amendment signed by an authorized executive of Administrator, or by the posting by Administrator of a revised version. Except to the extent applicable law, if any, provides otherwise, this Agreement, any access to or use of our Services will be governed by the laws of the state of California, U.S.A., excluding its conflict of law provisions, and the proper venue for any disputes arising out of or relating to any of the same will be the state and federal courts located in San Francisco County, California. Except for claims for injunctive or equitable relief or claims regarding intellectual property rights (which may be brought in any competent court without the posting of a bond), any dispute arising under this Agreement shall be finally settled in accordance with the Comprehensive Arbitration Rules of the Judicial Arbitration and Mediation Service, Inc. (“JAMS”) by three arbitrators appointed in accordance with such Rules. The arbitration shall take place in San Francisco, California, in the English language and the arbitral decision may be enforced in any court. The prevailing party in any action or proceeding to enforce this Agreement shall be entitled to costs and attorneys’ fees. If any part of this Agreement is held invalid or unenforceable, that part will be construed to reflect the parties’ original intent, and the remaining portions will remain in full force and effect. A waiver by either party of any term or condition of this Agreement or any breach thereof, in any one instance, will not waive such term or condition or any subsequent breach thereof. You may assign your rights under this Agreement to any party that consents to, and agrees to be bound by, its terms and conditions; Administrator may assign its rights under this Agreement without condition. This Agreement will be binding upon and will inure to the benefit of the parties, their successors and permitted assigns.

Adapted from the WordPress Terms of Service