Privacy Policy and Terms of Use and Disclaimer of Warranties and Limitation of Liability:

All work on this site is Copyright © 2006-2014 by Mark Ratledge. All rights reserved. This site or any portion thereof may not be reproduced or used in any manner whatsoever without the express written permission Mark Ratledge, except for the use of brief quotations in links and excerpts.

Mark Ratledge and Songdog Tech, LLC grants you a nonexclusive, nontransferable, limited right to access, use and display the blog and the materials provided hereon, provided that you comply fully with these Terms and Conditions of Use.

This site is provided on an “as is” and “as available” basis. Mark Ratledge and Songdog Tech, LLC make no representations or warranties of any kind, express or implied, as to the site’s operation or the information, content or materials included on this site. To the full extent permissible by applicable law, Mark Ratledge and Songdog Tech, LLC hereby disclaim all warranties, express or implied, including but not limited to implied warranties of merchantability and fitness for any particular purpose. Mark Ratledge and Songdog Tech, LLC will not be liable for any damages of any kind arising from the use of or inability to use this site. You expressly agree that you use this site solely at your own risk.

Any free help, advice, recommendations or remedies offered or answered in the Mac Q & A or Words on WordPress section of this Web site are provided "as is," without warranty of any kind, express or implied, including but not limited to the warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose and non-infringement. In no event shall Mark Ratledge or Songdog Tech, LLC or its principles and employees be liable for any claim, damages or other liability, whether in an action of contract, tort or otherwise, arising from, out of or in connection with free help, advice, recommendations or remedies in the Mac Q & A or Words on WordPress section of this Web site or the use or other dealings with any free help, advice, recommendations or remedies.

Modification of These Terms of Use:

Mark Ratledge and Songdog Tech, LLC reserve the right to change, at any time, at our sole discretion, the Terms and Conditions of Use under which these Services are offered. You are responsible for regularly reviewing these Terms and Conditions of Use. Your continued use of the Services constitutes your agreement to all such Terms and Conditions of Use.

Site Cookies:

Some software on this site requires the use of cookies - stored on your hard drive by your browser - to record your personal settings. By use of this site, you agree to accept those cookies to give value to your visits and use of this site. If you do not want site cookies to record your visits, disable cookie storage in your browser.

Cookies, Google Ads and privacy:

Google, as a third party vendor, uses cookies to serve ads on this site. Google's use of the DART cookie enables it to serve ads to users based on visits to this site and other sites on the Internet. Users may opt out of the use of the DART cookie by visiting the Google ad and content network privacy policy.

Log Files:

Mark Ratledge.com uses web stats and IP addresses to analyze visits, find browser trends, track user’s movement, administer the site and gather broad demographic information for aggregate use. IP addresses and site logs are not linked to personally identifiable information, and site logs are deleted each month.

Links:

Links to external sources and Google Adsense advertisements are provided solely as a courtesy to Mark Ratledge and Songdog Tech, LLC visitors. We are not responsible for and do not endorse or warrant in any way any materials, information, goods or services available through such linked sites or any privacy or other practices of such sites.

Privacy Policy:

If you choose to exchange email with Mark Ratledge and Songdog Tech, LLC, we will not share or give away your email address, content of email or any other personal information. We may, however, answer your questions in this blog without giving away any identifiable information about you except for your initials. If you want to remain completely anonymous, state that in your email.