Terms and Conditions of Use


Thank you for visiting my website. If you want to use this website, you must agree to conform to and be legally bound by the terms and conditions described below.

Advertising disclosure:
Tom Vogel is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to amazon.com.

This blog is a personal blog written and edited by me. I accept forms of cash advertising, sponsorship, paid insertions or other forms of compensation.

The owner of this website is not compensated to provide opinion on products, services, websites or any other topic. The views and opinions expressed in articles on this website are purely my own. If I claim or appear to be an expert on a certain topic, product or service area you should use your own discretion in how applicable my opinion is to your purposes. I only endorse products or services that I believe, based on my expertise and personal experience are worthy of such endorsement. Any product claim, statistic, quote or other representation about a product or service should be verified with the manufacturer or service provider.

TomVogel.com does not contain any content which might present a conflict of interest.

I do not provide services or sell products to children or minors. If you are below the age of 18, you may use my website only with the permission and active involvement of a parent or legal guardian. If you are a minor, please do not provide me OR ANY OTHER WEBSITE with any personal information.

I am not responsible for any obscene or offensive content that you receive or view from others while using my website (as in comments left by others). However, if you do receive or view such content, use my Contact Page linked elsewhere on this site so that I may investigate the matter. Although I am not obligated to do so, I reserve the right to monitor, investigate, and remove obscene or offensive material posted to my website.

My privacy policy is part of, and subject to, these terms and conditions of use. You may view my privacy policy by clicking the link elsewhere on this site.

These terms and conditions may change from time to time. If such changes are made, they will be effective immediately, and I will notify you by a notice posted on my website’s home page of the changes that have been made. If you disagree with the changes that have been made, you should not use my website.

I may terminate these terms and conditions of use for any reason and at any time without notice to you.

If you are concerned about these terms and conditions, you should read them each time before you use my website. Any questions or concerns should be brought to my attention by using my Contact Page linked elsewhere on this site, and providing me with information relating to your concern.

You understand and agree that your use of my website is limited and non-exclusive as a revocable licensee. I may terminate your license to use my website, and access my website, for any reason, and without notice.

All content on my website is owned by myself. I may reference products and services which are, of course, owned by others. My articles regarding them is my own personal opinion only and should not be construed in any other way. Such products and services may be trademarked and pictures used to reference them may be subject to copyright protections by their respective owners. If I do not otherwise specify, all images on this site are owned by me or are believed to be in the public domain. Wherever possible, I will reference the original owner of an image and use images only when permission to do so is previously given, or implied.

If you believe that your intellectual property rights have been infringed upon by my website content, please notify me by using to my Contact Page linked elsewhere on this site. Please be prepared to describe in detail the alleged infringement, including the factual and legal basis for your claim of ownership including, but not limited to, proof of you registration of copyright or trademark. Failure to specify this claim properly or in full may invalidate your claim.

Any requests to use my content must be submitted to me by using my Contact Page linked elsewhere on this site.

The information on my website is provided on an ”as is,” ”as available” basis. You agree that your use of my website is at your sole risk. I disclaim all warranties of any kind, including but not limited to, any express warranties, statutory warranties, and any implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, and non-infringement. I do not warrant that my website will always be available, access will be uninterrupted, be error-free, meet your requirements, or that any defects in my website will be corrected.

I do not guarantee the complete accuracy of any of the information provided, and am not responsible for any loss resulting from your reliance on such information. If your jurisdiction does not allow limitations on warranties, this limitation may not apply to you. Your sole and exclusive remedy relating to your use of the site shall be to discontinue using the site.

Under no circumstances will I be liable or responsible for any direct, indirect, incidental, consequential (including damages from loss of business, lost profits, litigation, or the like), special, exemplary, punitive, or other damages, under any legal theory, arising out of or in any way relating to my website, your website use, or the content, even if advised of the possibility of such damages. My total liability for any claim arising out of or relating to my website shall not exceed one US dollar ($1) and that amount shall be in lieu of all other remedies which you may have against me.

You understand and agree that you will indemnify, defend and hold me harmless from any liability, loss, claim and expense, including reasonable attorney’s fees, arising from your use of my website or your violation of these terms and conditions.

You agree to obey all applicable laws while using my website.

You agree that the laws of the State of Washington govern these terms and conditions of use without regard to conflicts of law provisions.

If any part of these terms and conditions of use are determined by a court of competent jurisdiction to be invalid or unenforceable, that part shall be limited or eliminated to the minimum extent necessary so that the remainder of these terms and conditions are fully enforceable and legally binding.

Any questions or concerns about these terms and conditions of use should be brought to my attention by using my Contact Page linked elsewhere on this site. When doing so, provide me with information relating to your concern. You may NOT contact me by any other method.

These terms and conditions, including the policies incorporated herein by express reference, constitute your entire agreement with me with respect to your use of my website.

These terms and conditions were last updated on 01-16-2011.

Copyright 2011

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