Terms & Conditions

DIYauto.com - Terms and Conditions of Use and Privacy Policy

THE DIYAUTO.COM WEBSITE (“SITE”) IS OWNED AND OPERATED BY DIYAUTOFTW.LLC (WITH ITS SUCCESSORS, ASSIGNS OR AFFILIATES, "DIYAUTO.COM"), AND PROVIDED SUBJECT TO THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS ("TERMS OF USE").  PLEASE READ THE TERMS OF USE CAREFULLY BEFORE USING THE SITE. IF YOU ACCESS OR USE THE SITE, YOU ARE EXPLICITLY AGREEING THAT YOU HAVE READ AND UNDERSTAND AND ARE BOUND BY THE TERMS OF USE AND ALL POLICIES AND GUIDELINES INCORPORATED HEREIN, AS THEY MAY BE AMENDED. IF YOU DO NOT UNDERSTAND OR AGREE TO ALL PROVISIONS OF THESE TERMS OF USE, PLEASE EXIT AND DO NOT USE THIS WEB SITE.  DIYauto.com may change the Terms of Use at any time, which changes shall become effective immediately upon posting. It is your responsibility to review the Terms of Use prior to each use of the Site; by continuing to use this Site, you indicate your acceptance of all changes and modifications.

While we attempt to present accurate and reliable information, all messages express the views of the author and not those of the DIYauto.com or T.M. Productions.  The information contained on the Site is provided by the submitters thereof; we do not prescreen submitters, do not endorse and take no responsibility for the qualifications, quality of work, reliability or accuracy of representations made and bear no responsibility for the content.  ALL PROJECTS AND YOUR RELIANCE THEREON ARE ENTIRELY “AT YOUR OWN RISK;” WE ARE NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY DAMAGES OR LOSSES RESULTING FROM RELIANCE ON INFORMATION CONTAINED ON THE SITE.  ARTICLES AND INFORMATION CONTAINED ON THE SITE ARE FOR INFORMATIONAL PURPOSES ONLY FOR YOUR PERSONAL, NON-COMMERCIAL USE.  THE MATERIALS ON THE SITE ARE DISTRIBUTED “AS IS” AND APPEAR WITHOUT EXPRESS OR IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION WITHOUT WARRANTIES OF TITLE OR IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW.  DIYAUTO.COM MAKES NO REPRESENTATION AS TO THE ACCURACY, QUALITY, COMPLETENESS, INTEGRITY OR APPLICABILITY OF ANY INFORMATION PROVIDED AND IN NO EVENT SHALL DIYAUTO.COM, ITS OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, AGENTS, AFFILIATES OR THEIR RELATED COMPANIES BE RESPONSIBLE OR LIABLE FOR ANY LOSS, ACTUAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR PUNITIVE DAMAGE, LIABILITY, CLAIM OR ANY OTHER INJURY OR CAUSE OF ACTION RELATED TO OR ARISING FROM THE USE OF THE SITE OR THIRD PARTY CONTENT OR RESULTING FROM ANY INFORMATION POSTED ON THE SITE.  It is possible that a project may result in damage or harm or death to you or others.  Unfamiliarity with the tools and processes can be dangerous; if you are uncomfortable or inexperienced working on these projects, you should hire a professional.  The information contained on the Site is not a substitute for qualified, professional automobile advice, diagnosis or repair.  Never disregard or avoid professional automobile advice or delay in seeking maintenance or repairs because of something you have read on the Site.  By using the Site, you agree to indemnify, defend and hold DIYauto.com, its officers, directors, employees, agents, affiliates and related companies harmless against any and all claims, damages, losses and causes of action, including without limitation attorney’s fees and costs, arising out of or in connection with your use of this Site.  You will also cooperate, at your own expense, in any matter subject to indemnification by you. 

You agree not to post any abusive, obscene, vulgar, slanderous, hateful, libelous, defamatory, threatening or pornographic material or material that may violate any applicable law and will not threaten or verbally abuse other users, use defamatory language or deliberately disrupt discussions with repetitive or meaningless messages or spam.  DIYauto.com reserves the right to immediately and permanently ban any person deemed to have violated any Terms of Use and to so inform your service provider. The IP address of all posts is recorded to aid in enforcing these conditions.  Any material you transmit to DIYauto.com will be treated as non-confidential and non-proprietary.  As a user, you agree that any information you have entered may be stored in a database and may be disseminated as required or deemed desirable by DIYauto.com.  The webmaster, administrators and moderators will not be held responsible for any compromise or disclosure of any data.  You agree that the webmaster, administrators and moderators of the Site have the right to remove, edit, move or close any topic at any time as they deem appropriate. 

Except as otherwise indicated, the Site and all text, images, marks, logos and other content displayed on the Site and the selection and arrangement thereof (the "Site Content") are the proprietary property of DIYauto.com or its licensors or users and are protected by U.S. and international copyright laws.  The Site and all Site Content is © 2016 DIYautoFTW.LLC, All Rights Reserved.  All right, title and interest in and to the Site remains the exclusive property of DIYauto.com and its licensors.  You have no rights to any proprietary software, documentation or enhancements provided to you in order to access the Site or services and may not assign, sublicense or transfer any licenses granted by DIYauto.com. 

By posting any content on the Site, you represent and warrant that the material will not plagiarize or infringe upon the rights of any other person and that you have all rights necessary and grant to DIYauto.com a royalty-free, sub-licensable, transferable, perpetual, irrevocable, non-exclusive, worldwide license to use, copy, reproduce, modify, publish, list information regarding, edit, translate, distribute, syndicate, publicly perform, publicly display and make derivative works of all such content and your name, voice and/or likeness as contained in your content, in whole or in part, and in any form, media or technology, whether now known or hereafter developed, for use in connection with the Site.  You also grant to each user of the Site a non-exclusive license to access your content and to use, reproduce, distribute, display and perform such content.  You agree that DIYauto.com may use, sell and disclose any submission in any manner, without restriction and without compensation to you.   DIYauto.com reserves the right to edit, remove, modify or add or insert affiliate and partner code into the content in order to transmit, display or distribute it over computer networks and in various media.

DIYauto.com will respond only to notices of alleged infringement that comply with the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (“DMCA”).  If you believe that your work has been used in a manner which constitutes copyright infringement, please provide an appropriate written communication to diyautoftw@gmail.com; if you do not receive a response from us within ten days of submission, please telephone us at (810) 423-2915.   The following information should could be included in any notice (see 17 U.S.C. Section 512(c)(3) for further information):

A physical or electronic signature of a person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of the copyright.

Identification of the copyrighted work claimed to have been infringed.

Identification of the material that is claimed to be infringing and information reasonably sufficient to permit the service provider to locate the material.

Information reasonably sufficient to permit the service provider to contact the complaining party.

A statement that the complaining party has a good faith belief that use of the material in the manner complained of is not authorized.

A statement that the information in the notification is accurate, and under penalty of perjury, that the complaining party is authorized to act.

DIYauto.com reserves the right to send electronic mail to you for the purpose of informing you of changes or additions to the Site or services.  The Site may contain links to third-party websites, advertisers, services, special offers or other events or activities that are not owned or controlled by DIYauto.com.  DIYauto.com does not endorse or assume any responsibility for any such third-party sites, information, materials, products or services.  If you access a third party website from the Site, you do so at your own risk and expressly release DIYauto.com from any and all liability arising from your use of any third-party website, service or content. Your dealings with or participation in promotions of advertisers found on the Site, including payment and delivery of goods, and any other terms (such as warranties) are solely between you and such advertisers. 

DIYAUTO.COM IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR TYPOGRAPHICAL ERRORS OR OMISSIONS IN ANY SITE CONTENT.

WHILE DIYAUTO.COM ATTEMPTS TO MAKE YOUR ACCESS TO AND USE OF THE SITE AND THE SERVICES SAFE, WE CANNOT AND DO NOT REPRESENT OR WARRANT THAT THE SITE OR ITS SERVERS ARE FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS.  IT IS YOUR RESPONSIBILITY TO SELECT, PURCHASE AND USE SOFTWARE TO DETECT AND DISINFECT VIRUSES FROM ANY DOWNLOAD.  IN NO EVENT SHALL THE AGGREGATE LIABILITY OF DIYAUTO.COM, WHETHER IN CONTRACT, WARRANTY, TORT (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE, WHETHER ACTIVE, PASSIVE OR IMPUTED), PRODUCT LIABILITY, STRICT LIABILITY OR OTHERWISE, ARISING OUT OF OR RELATING TO THE USE OF THE SITE, EXCEED ANY COMPENSATION YOU PAY FOR ACCESS TO OR USE OF THE SITE.

Any claim or cause of action arising out of or related to use of the Site or the Terms of Use must be filed within one year after such claim or cause of action arose or it is forever barred.

Privacy Policy


By using the Site, you consent to the collection, use and disclosure of your personally identifiable information.  Our servers automatically record information ("Log Data") created by your use of the Site, including information such as your IP address, browser type, operating system, the referring web page, pages visited, location, your mobile carrier, device and application IDs and search terms.  Diyauto.com uses Log Data to provide our services and to measure, customize and improve them.  We and our third party vendors may also use “cookies” to collect information, which can be written to a file on the user's hard drive when the user visits the Site, and may use web beacons to help compile information.  Any information you disclose in any post on the Site is likely to become public.  DIYauto.com reserves the right to reveal your information in the event of a complaint or legal action arising from any content posted by you, to protect against misuse or unauthorized use of the Site or where such information is otherwise relevant.  Under our security practices and policies, access to personally identifiable information is authorized only for those who have a business need for such access and sensitive records are retained only as long as necessary before disposal.  The Company may log all internet protocol addresses accessing the Site and maintain backup copies of content indefinitely.   Although we work hard to protect personal information, no program is completely secure and we cannot guarantee that our safeguards will prevent every unauthorized attempt to access, use or disclose personal information. If you become aware of a security issue, please email us at diyautoftw@gmail.com.  Our privacy policy is limited to its express terms, does not create any contractual or legal duty by DIYauto.com and applies only to those using the Site in strict accord with the Terms of Use.  You must be at least thirteen years of age in order to register for features of the Site; if you are under thirteen years of age, please do not send any information about yourself, including your name, address or e-mail address.  If we discover that we have collected any personally-identifying information from a child under the age of thirteen, we will remove that information from our database as soon as possible.  You must be at least eighteen years of age in order to submit any materials on or through the Site. Visitors between the ages of thirteen and eighteen must obtain permission from their parents or guardians before registering for any features of the Site.

Advertisements

As part of the Site, we may include advertisements and/or content provided by DIYauto.com and/or a third party, which may be targeted to the Site Content or information on the Site, queries made through the Site or other information. In consideration for DIYauto.com granting access to and use of the Site, you agree that DIYauto.com and its third party providers and partners may place such advertising on the Site.

Contests, Sweepstakes, and Promotions

From time to time you may be able to participate in contests, giveaways or other similar promotions we sponsor.  Participation may require sharing your personal information with us or third parties sponsoring the contest, giveaway or promotion, and you should check the rules to determine how your information will be used and shared with others.  All such opportunities will be controlled by the Site’s “Contest Policies.“  As a condition to receiving any awards or prizes, you may be required to provide additional information, to sign a release or to authorize the use of certain information in marketing materials.  If a third party administers the contest, your participation may be subject to additional terms and conditions and that third party's privacy policy.  We are not responsible for such third parties. You should carefully review the Contest Policies and the third parties' terms and conditions before deciding whether to participate in a contest publicized through the Site.