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Terms of Use

Last updated: 04/26/2023

Please read these Terms of Use (“Terms”, “Terms of Use”) carefully before using the this website (the “Service”) by Esteban Herrera (“the author”, “us”, “we”, or “our”).

Your access to and use of the Service is conditioned on your acceptance of and compliance with these Terms. These Terms apply to all visitors, users, and others who access or use the Service.

By accessing or using the Service, you agree to be bound by these Terms. If you disagree with any part of the terms, then you may not access the Service.

1. Intellectual Property

All content on this website, including but not limited to text, images, graphics, logos, and digital downloads, is the property of the author or its content providers and is protected by international copyright laws. The compilation of all content on this website is the exclusive property of the author and is protected by international copyright laws.

All the names mentioned in this website may be trademarks of their respective owners. The author doesn’t represent, have affiliation, or any other relationship with the companies, including but not limited to, VMware, Pivotal Software, and Oracle.

2. License to Use

The author distributes the content of this website with a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International Public license.

3. User Conduct

You agree not to use the Service in any way that:

(a) Violates any applicable federal, state, local, or international law or regulation.

(b) Infringes upon the rights of any third party, including but not limited to copyright, trademark, privacy, or other personal or proprietary rights.

(c) Contains any material which is defamatory, obscene, indecent, abusive, offensive, harassing, violent, hateful, inflammatory, or otherwise objectionable.

(d) Promotes any illegal activity or advocates, promotes, or assists in any unlawful act.

4. Disclaimer of Warranties

The Service is provided on an “as is” and “as available” basis. We disclaim all warranties of any kind, whether express or implied, including but not limited to the implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, and non-infringement.

The author does not warrant that the Service will be error-free, uninterrupted, secure, or that defects will be corrected. We do not assume any responsibility or liability for any errors, inaccuracies, or omissions in the content on the Service.

5. Limitation of Liability

In no event will the author, its affiliates, or their licensors, service providers, employees, agents, officers, or directors be liable for damages of any kind, under any legal theory, arising out of or in connection with your use, or inability to use, the Service, any websites linked to it, any content on the website, or any services or items obtained through the website.

6. Indemnification

You agree to defend, indemnify, and hold harmless the author, its affiliates, licensors, and service providers, and its and their respective officers, directors, employees, contractors, agents, licensors, suppliers, successors, and assigns from and against any claims, liabilities, damages, judgments, awards, losses, costs, expenses, or fees (including reasonable attorneys’ fees) arising out of or relating to your violation of these Terms of Use or your use of the Service, including, but not limited to, any use of the Service’s content, services, and products other than as expressly authorized in these Terms of Use or your use of any information obtained from the Service.

The Service may contain links to third-party websites or services that are not owned or controlled by the author. The author has no control over and assume no responsibility for the content, privacy policies, or practices of any third-party websites or services. The author does not warrant the offerings of any of these entities or their websites.

You acknowledge and agree that the author shall not be responsible or liable, directly or indirectly, for any damage or loss caused or alleged to be caused by or in connection with the use of or reliance on any such content, goods, or services available on or through any such third-party websites or services. We strongly advise you to read the terms and conditions and privacy policies of any third-party websites or services that you visit.

If you believe that your copyrighted work has been used or displayed on the Service in a way that constitutes copyright infringement, please notify us by providing the following information:

(a) A physical or electronic signature of a person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed; (b) Identification of the copyrighted work claimed to have been infringed; (c) Identification of the material that is claimed to be infringing or to be the subject of infringing activity and that is to be removed or access to which is to be disabled; (d) Information reasonably sufficient to permit us to contact the complaining party, such as an address, telephone number, and, if available, an email address; (e) A statement that the complaining party has a good faith belief that the use of the material in the manner complained of is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law; and (f) A statement that the information in the notification is accurate, and under penalty of perjury, that the complaining party is authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed.

Please send your copyright infringement notice to our designated copyright agent at [Your Designated Copyright Agent’s Contact Information].

9. User Contributions

The Service may contain message boards, chat rooms, personal web pages or profiles, forums, bulletin boards, or other interactive features (collectively, “Interactive Services”) that allow users to post, submit, publish, display, or transmit to other users or other persons (hereinafter, “post”) content or materials (collectively, “User Contributions”) on or through the Service.

All User Contributions must comply with the Content Standards set out in these Terms of Use.

Any User Contribution you post to the site will be considered non-confidential and non-proprietary. By providing any User Contribution on the Service, you grant us and our affiliates and service providers, and each of their and our respective licensees, successors, and assigns the right to use, reproduce, modify, perform, display, distribute, and otherwise disclose to third parties any such material for any purpose.

10. Content Standards

These content standards apply to any and all User Contributions and use of Interactive Services. User Contributions must in their entirety comply with all applicable federal, state, local, and international laws and regulations. Without limiting the foregoing, User Contributions must not:

(a) Contain any material which is defamatory, obscene, indecent, abusive, offensive, harassing, violent, hateful, inflammatory, or otherwise objectionable. (b) Promote sexually explicit or pornographic material, violence, or discrimination based on race, sex, religion, nationality, disability, sexual orientation, or age. (c) Infringe any patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright, or other intellectual property or other rights of any other person. (d) Violate the legal rights (including the rights of publicity and privacy) of others or contain any material that could give rise to any civil or criminal liability under applicable laws or regulations or that otherwise may be in conflict with these Terms of Use and our Privacy Policy. (e) Be likely to deceive any person. (f) Promote any illegal activity, or advocate, promote, or assist any unlawful act. (g) Cause annoyance, inconvenience, or needless anxiety or be likely to upset, embarrass, alarm, or annoy any other person. (h) Impersonate any person, or misrepresent your identity or affiliation with any person or organization. (i) Involve commercial activities or sales, such as contests, sweepstakes, and other sales promotions, barter, or advertising. (j) Give the impression that they emanate from or are endorsed by us or any other person or entity, if this is not the case.

11. Monitoring and Enforcement; Termination

We have the right to:

(a) Remove or refuse to post any User Contributions for any or no reason in our sole discretion. (b) Take any action with respect to any User Contribution that we deem necessary or appropriate in our sole discretion, including if we believe that such User Contribution violates the Terms of Use, including the Content Standards, infringes any intellectual property right or other right of any person or entity, threatens the personal safety of users of the Service or the public, or could create liability for us. (c) Disclose your identity or other information about you to any third party who claims that material posted by you violates their rights, including their intellectual property rights or their right to privacy. (d) Take appropriate legal action, including without limitation, referral to law enforcement, for any illegal or unauthorized use of the Service. (e) Terminate or suspend your access to all or part of the Service for any or no reason, including without limitation, any violation of these Terms of Use.

Without limiting the foregoing, we have the right to fully cooperate with any law enforcement authorities or court order requesting or directing us to disclose the identity or other information of anyone posting any materials on or through the Service.

12. Reliance on Information Posted

The information presented on or through the Service is made available solely for general information purposes. We do not warrant the accuracy, completeness, or usefulness of this information. Any reliance you place on such information is strictly at your own risk. We disclaim all liability and responsibility arising from any reliance placed on such materials by you or any other visitor to the Service, or by anyone who may be informed of any of its contents.

13. Feedback

We welcome your feedback, comments, and suggestions for improvements to the Service (“Feedback”). You can submit Feedback via GitHub or by email. You grant to us a non-exclusive, worldwide, perpetual, irrevocable, fully-paid, royalty-free, sublicensable, and transferable license under any and all intellectual property rights that you own or control to use, copy, modify, create derivative works based upon, and otherwise exploit the Feedback for any purpose.

14. Miscellaneous

These Terms of Use and any other legal notices published by us on the Service constitute the entire agreement between you and the author concerning your use of the Service. If any provision of these Terms of Use is deemed invalid by a court of competent jurisdiction, the invalidity of such provision shall not affect the validity of the remaining provisions of these Terms of Use, which shall remain in full force and effect. No waiver of any term of these Terms of Use shall be deemed a further or continuing waiver of such term or any other term.

15. Force Majeure

Neither the author nor you shall be responsible for damages or for delays or failures in performance resulting from acts or occurrences beyond their reasonable control, including, without limitation: fire, lightning, explosion, power surge or failure, water, acts of God, war, revolution, civil commotion or acts of civil or military authorities or public enemies; any law, order, regulation, ordinance, or requirement of any government or legal body or any representative of any such government or legal body; or labor unrest, including without limitation, strikes, slowdowns, picketing, or boycotts; inability to secure raw materials, transportation facilities, fuel or energy shortages, or acts or omissions of other common carriers.

16. Severability

If any provision of these Terms of Use is found by a court of competent jurisdiction to be invalid or unenforceable, the parties nevertheless agree that the court should endeavor to give effect to the parties’ intentions as reflected in the provision, and the other provisions of the Terms of Use remain in full force and effect.

17. Assignment

You may not assign your rights or delegate your obligations under these Terms of Use without the prior written consent of the author. The author may assign its rights or delegate its obligations under these Terms of Use in its sole discretion.

18. No Waiver

No failure or delay by the author in exercising any right or remedy under these Terms of Use shall operate as a waiver of that right or remedy or preclude the subsequent exercise of any other right or remedy.

19. Headings

The headings in these Terms of Use are for convenience only and have no legal or contractual effect.

20. Language

These Terms of Use are written in English. Any translation into any other language shall not be an official version thereof, and in the event of any conflict in interpretation between the English version and such translation, the English version shall control.

21. Changes to Terms of Use

We reserve the right, at our sole discretion, to modify or replace these Terms at any time. We will provide at least 30 days notice prior to any new terms taking effect. By continuing to access or use our Service after those revisions become effective, you agree to be bound by the revised terms. If you do not agree to the new terms, please stop using the Service.

22. Contact Us

If you have any questions about these Terms, please contact the author via GitHub or by email.