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Richard Brendan’s Website Terms of Use

Credit:  This Terms of Use document was created using Contractology templates available at http://www.contractology.com.


These terms and conditions govern your use of the Richard Brendan’s website; by using this website, you accept these terms and conditions in full. If you disagree with these terms and conditions or any part of these terms and conditions, you must not use this website.

This website uses cookies.  By using this website and agreeing to these terms and conditions, you consent to this website’s use of cookies in accordance with the terms of Richard Brendan’s Website Privacy Policy (https://richardbrendan.net/privacy-policy/)

License to use website

Unless otherwise stated, Richard Brendan and/or his licensors own the intellectual property rights in the website and material on the website.  Subject to the license below, all these intellectual property rights are reserved.

You may view, download for caching purposes only, and print pages and posts from the website for your own personal use, subject to the restrictions set out below and elsewhere in these terms and conditions.

You must not (without express written consent from Richard Brendan):

  • republish material from this website;
  • sell, rent or sub-license material from the website;
  • show any material from the website in public;
  • reproduce, duplicate, copy or otherwise exploit material on this website for a commercial purpose;
  • edit or otherwise modify any material on the website; or
  • redistribute material from this website.

Acceptable use

You must not use this website in any way that causes, or may cause, damage to the website or impairment of the availability or accessibility of the website; or in any way which is unlawful, illegal, fraudulent or harmful, or in connection with any unlawful, illegal, fraudulent or harmful purpose or activity.

You must not use this website to copy, store, host, transmit, send, use, publish or distribute any material which consists of (or is linked to) any spyware, computer virus, Trojan horse, worm, keystroke logger, rootkit or other malicious computer software.

You must not conduct any systematic or automated data collection activities (including without limitation scraping, data mining, data extraction and data harvesting) on or in relation to this website without Richard Brendan’s express written consent.

You must not use this website to transmit or send unsolicited commercial communications.

You must not use this website for any purposes related to marketing without Richard Brendan’s express written consent.

If Richard Brendan provides you with a user ID and password to enable you to access restricted areas of this website or other content or services, you must ensure that the user ID and password are kept confidential.

Richard Brendan may disable your user ID and password in his sole discretion without notice or explanation.

Link Policy

Richard Brendan welcomes links to this website made in accordance with the terms of this linking policy.

This linking policy is intended to inform you about links from the Richard Brendan’s website and assist you when linking to Richard Brendan’s content.

Links to this website

Links pointing to this website should not be misleading.

Appropriate link text should always be used.

From time to time the URL structure of this website may be updated, and though care will be taken to forward orphaned links, we do not guarantee that no links will be orphaned. Check your links into CFT with some frequency to ensure their accuracy.

You must not use the Richard Brendan logo to link to this website or otherwise without Richard Brendan’s express written permission.

You must not frame the content of this website or use any similar technology in relation to the content of this website.

Links from this website

This website may include links to other websites owned and operated by third parties.  These links are not endorsements or recommendations, nor should content on third party websites be construed to be reflective of Richard Brendan’s official positions.

Richard Brendan has no control over the contents of third party websites, and Richard Brendan accepts no responsibility for them or for any loss or damage that may arise from your use of them.

Removal of links

You agree that, should Richard Brendan request the deletion of a link to our website that is within your control, you will delete the link promptly.

If you would like Richard Brendan to remove a link to your website that is included on this website, please contact Richard Brendan using the contact details below.  Note that unless you have a legal right to demand removal, such removal will be at our discretion.

Changes to this linking policy

Richard Brendan may amend this linking policy at any time by publishing a new version on this website.


This website uses cookies.  By using this website and agreeing to this policy, you consent to Richard Brendan’s use of cookies in accordance with the terms of this policy.

Cookies are files sent by web servers to web browsers, and stored by the web browsers.

The information is then sent back to the server each time the browser requests a page from the server.  This enables a web server to identify and track web browsers.

There are two main kinds of cookies: session cookies and persistent cookies.  Session cookies are deleted from your computer when you close your browser, whereas persistent cookies remain stored on your computer until deleted, or until they reach their expiry date.

Cookies on our website

Richard Brendan uses the following cookies on this website, for the following purposes:

Google cookies

Richard Brendan uses Google Analytics to analyze the use of this website.  Google Analytics generates statistical and other information about website use by means of cookies, which are stored on users’ computers.  The information generated relating to our website is used to create reports about the use of the website. Google will store and use this information.  Google’s privacy policy is available at: http://www.google.com/privacypolicy.html.

Refusing cookies

Most browsers allow you to refuse to accept cookies.

In Internet Explorer, you can refuse all cookies by clicking “Tools”, “Internet Options”, “Privacy”, and selecting “Block all cookies” using the sliding selector.

In Firefox, you can adjust your cookies settings by clicking “Tools”, “Options” and “Privacy”.

Blocking cookies will have a negative impact upon the usability of some websites.

No warranties

This website is provided “as is” without any representations or warranties, express or implied.  Richard Brendan makes no representations or warranties in relation to this website or the information and materials provided on this website.

Without prejudice to the generality of the foregoing paragraph, Richard Brendan does not warrant that:

  • this website will be constantly available, or available at all; or
  • the information on this website is complete, true, accurate or non-misleading.

Nothing on this website constitutes, or is meant to constitute, advice of any kind.

Limitations of liability

Richard Brendan will not be liable to you (whether under the law of contact, the law of torts or otherwise) in relation to the contents of, or use of, or otherwise in connection with, this website:

  • to the extent that the website is provided free of charge, for any direct loss;
  • for any indirect, special or consequential loss; or
  • for any business losses, loss of revenue, income, profits or anticipated savings, loss of contracts or business relationships, loss of reputation or goodwill, or loss or corruption of information or data.

These limitations of liability apply even if Richard Brendan has been expressly advised of the potential loss.


Nothing in this website disclaimer will exclude or limit any warranty implied by law that it would be unlawful to exclude or limit; and nothing in this website disclaimer will exclude or limit Richard Brendan’s liability in respect of any:

  • death or personal injury caused by Richard Brendan’s negligence;
  • fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation on the part of Richard Brendan; or
  • matter which it would be illegal or unlawful for Richard Brendan to exclude or limit, or to attempt or purport to exclude or limit, its liability.


By using this website, you agree that the exclusions and limitations of liability set out in this website disclaimer are reasonable.

If you do not think they are reasonable, you must not use this website.

Other parties

You accept that Richard Brendan has an interest in limiting the personal liability of its officers and contractors.  You agree that you will not bring any claim personally against Richard Brendan’s officers or employees in respect of any losses you suffer in connection with the website.

Without prejudice to the foregoing paragraph, you agree that the limitations of warranties and liability set out in this website disclaimer will protect Richard Brendan’s officers, employees, agents, subsidiaries, successors, assigns, authors, and sub-contractors as well as Richard Brendan himself.

Unenforceable provisions

If any provision of this website disclaimer is, or is found to be, unenforceable under applicable law, that will not affect the enforceability of the other provisions of this website disclaimer.


You hereby indemnify Richard Brendan and undertake to keep Richard Brendan indemnified against any losses, damages, costs, liabilities and expenses (including without limitation legal expenses and any amounts paid by Richard Brendan to a third party in settlement of a claim or dispute on the advice of Richard Brendan’s legal advisers) incurred or suffered by Richard Brendan arising out of any breach by you of any provision of these terms and conditions, or arising out of any claim that you have breached any provision of these terms and conditions.

Breaches of these terms and conditions

Without prejudice to Richard Brendan’s other rights under these terms and conditions, if you breach these terms and conditions in any way, Richard Brendan may take such action as he deems appropriate to deal with the breach, including suspending your access to the website, prohibiting you from leaving comments on website content, prohibiting you from accessing the website, blocking computers using your IP address from accessing the website, contacting your internet service provider to request that they block your access to the website and/or bringing court proceedings against you.


Richard Brendan may revise these terms and conditions from time-to-time.  Revised terms and conditions will apply to the use of this website from the date of the publication of the revised terms and conditions on this website.  Please check this page regularly to ensure you are familiar with the current version.


Richard Brendan may transfer, sub-contract or otherwise deal with his rights and/or obligations under these terms and conditions without notifying you or obtaining your consent.

You may not transfer, sub-contract or otherwise deal with your rights and/or obligations under these terms and conditions.


If a provision of these terms and conditions is determined by any court or other competent authority to be unlawful and/or unenforceable, the other provisions will continue in effect.  If any unlawful and/or unenforceable provision would be lawful or enforceable if part of it were deleted, that part will be deemed to be deleted, and the rest of the provision will continue in effect.

Entire agreement

These terms and conditions, together with the Privacy Policy constitute the entire agreement between you and Richard Brendan in relation to your use of this website, and supersede all previous agreements in respect of your use of this website.

Law and jurisdiction

These terms and conditions will be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the United States of America, and the state of Indiana, and any disputes relating to these terms and conditions will be subject to the non-exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of Indiana.

Richard Brendan details

The full name of the person that produces this website and the content herein is Richard Brendan.

Richard Brendan can be contacted at the following address:

Richard Brendan c/o CircleWebWorks, PO Box 68094, Indianapolis, Indiana, 46268.

You can contact Richard Brendan by emailing richard [at] richardbrendan [dot] com.

Last revised November 30, 2018.