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We want your
use of dowse to be as beneficial to you as possible. It's not a
perfect world, though, and as with any web site on the world wide
web the possibility always exists that you may inadvertently reach
material unknown to us and which you may find offensive. While we
take every effort to avoid a route from here via other web sites
to such material, we clearly cannot be held responsible for links
at other sites, over which we have no control. Please inform us
at once of any sites reached which contain links to offensive sites
and we will remove them from dowse
How to contact us. Please
note that the databases (and hence contents) of search engine facilities
on this site (e.g. Search Kanoodle, Google) are outside our control
- this is the case with any search engine as users continuously
submit sites to its database. All links at dowse
are provided for users' information and entertainment, and inclusion
of a link does not constitute an endorsement from dowse.
Complaints of any
kind about anything at dowse should
be sent to the webmaster and we will always
do our best to put things right.
etc. please go to About Dowse
By accessing and
using this site, the user of this site agrees to the following:
Links from this site
to other sites are provided for visitors' information and entertainment
purposes only and the user specifically acknowledges that neither dowse.com
nor its webmaster nor its contributors are liable for the defamatory,
offensive, or illegal conduct of other users, links, or third parties
and that the risk of injury from the foregoing rests entirely with the
from dowse.com and its web site to other web sites on the World Wide Web
do not constitute an endorsement from dowse.com . It is the responsibility
of the internet user to evaluate the content and usefulness of information
obtained from other sites.
Dowse.com and its
webmaster and contributors cannot be held responsible for any transactions
or agreements entered into by visitors to this site with companies or
organisations reached from this site via links (including hypertext links).
This applies to links on all pages of dowse.com (whether designated as
said pages or not) as well as to purpose-specific links pages).
No warranty expressed
or implied is made regarding accuracy, adequacy, completeness, legality,
reliability or usefulness of any information at dowse.com or obtained
via links at said pages/web sites. This disclaimer applies to both isolated
and aggregate uses of the information. Dowse.com and its web sites provide
this information on an "as is" basis. All warranties of any kind, express
or implied, including but not limited to the implied warranties of merchantability,
fitness for a particular purpose, freedom from contamination by computer
viruses and non-infringement of proprietary rights are disclaimed.
nor its webmaster nor its contributors shall be held liable in any
way for any improper or incorrect use of the services, contents,
materials or information described, detailed and/or contained herein
and/or on this site and neither shall dowse.com assume any responsibility
whatsoever for anyone's use of the services, contents or information.
In no event shall dowse.com and its webmaster and its contributors
be liable in any manner, shape or form for any direct, indirect,
incidental, exemplary, or consequential damages however caused and
on any platform pertaining to the theory of liability, whether in
binding contract, strict liability, or tort (including potential
negligence or otherwise) arising or stemming from, in any way out
of the use of any resources, contents, or services one may obtain
through dowse.com web site even if advised of the possibility
of such damage potentially occurring. This disclaimer of liability
applies to any damages, including but not limited to those caused
by any failure of interpretation, performance, error, omission,
linking suitable content of other sites, defect of information,
opinionative, delay in operation, computer virus, communication
line failure, theft or destruction or unauthorized access to, alteration
of, or use of record, whether for breach of contract, tortuous behavior,
negligence or under any other cause of action.
not collect email addresses or personally identifiable information
from its visitors and users. Exceptions may be if you email us first
(for example making an enquiry or requesting a link exchange) in
which case we may keep your name and email address in our records
for future reference or use regarding the reasons for your contacting
We do not send
out unsolicited email.
It is possible
that we may from time to time email the webmasters of relevant and
related sites for business or administrative purposes, for example
to discuss exchanging links.
We use Google,
as a third party advertising company, to serve ads on dowse.com.
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visit to dowse and to other sites on the Internet. Visitors may
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Dowse.com free email service [This service now discontinued]
In what follows,
visitors signing up for an email account will be referred to as
"users", and the free email service @dowse.com will be
referred to as "the service" or as "dowse email accounts".
In signing up
for free email at Dowse.com i.e. the service, the user and/or users
agrees to the following:
a) We do not
usually allow users to have more than one email account and extra
accounts will be deleted. If you have a legitimate reason for wanting
more than one account please email us.
b) We do not
sanction or allow dowse email accounts to be used for mass mailings
(spam) nor for any other anti-social activities. Such accounts will
c) User names
for email (e.g. email@example.com) may not be used if they may
give the impression that the sender of the email is part of the
Dowse management or organisation, if this is not the case. Examples
of addresses which would not be acceptable under this criterion:
firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com. However, Peteswebdesign@dowse.com
would be acceptable.
d) We retain
at our sole discretion the right to cancel any dowse email accounts
at any time without explanation.
e) As dowse
email accounts are powered by Everyone.net, Dowse.com, its owner,
webmaster and contributors cannot be held responsible for loss of
or interruptions to the service, these factors being outside our
and Dowse.com have the right to place advertisments on web pages
associated with the service.
its owner, its webmaster and its contributors cannot be held
responsible for the content of any messages transmitted through
h) The service
(e.g. firstname.lastname@example.org) is powered by Everyone.net. User of our dowse
email accounts agrees to defend, indemnify, and hold harmless, dowse.com
and its owner, webmaster and its contributors or any entity
jointly created by them and their respective affiliates against
any claims, liabilities, losses, costs, damages or all expenses
(including attorney's fees) arising from the user's use of or participation
in the service or the information contained thereon. User should
also reference the terms and conditions of Everyone.net
i) These terms
and conditions should not be regarded as exclusive of other terms
and conditions pertaining to the service. We have the right to change
the terms and conditions posted here at any time and it is the responsibility
of users to check back here in order to acquaint themselves of updates.
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on behalf of their creators and may not be copied or reused, either
for personal or public use without permission. Exception: exemption
is granted in the case of webmasters/webmistresses linking to this
site from their site. Provided that dowse.com is not presented in
a derogatory light, webmasters may copy and reproduce the dowse.com
logo on their website, provided that said logo is linked to the
dowse.com site. The technodowse.gif, designed by Mark Roberts,
may not be reproduced elsewhere without permission.
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believed to be public domain images which as far as dowse.com understands
have the status of no copyright restrictions and use by anyone.
If a user of this site should discover an exception to this or wishes
to contact this site for any legitimate purpose of this kind, then
email should be sent to webmaster @ dowse.com Note: we do
not tolerate spam, so if you wish to contact us for a purpose which
is not legitimate (for example, if you wish to contact us in order
to try to sell us something), then don't waste your time.
and are believed free for use by any webmaster or webmistress. Please
contact us about any copyright violations and we will remove the offending
on this site is believed to be correct at the time of publication.
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