Terms Of Use

Discussion in 'Legal Issues and Dispute' started by Connected, Mar 12, 2017.

  1. Connected

    Connected United States Member

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    You buy a website and everything seems good. Then you notice the Terms Of Use page and feel that half of what you see is unnecessary. Would you amend it?
     
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    Swisslist United States Member

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    After I go over it with a fine-toothed comb. I err on the side of caution though, so if I did amend it, I probably wouldn't amend it too much.
     
  3. Britney

    Britney South Africa Member

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    I have a great philosophy that works wonderfully in my life. If it ain't broke, don't try to amend it. Besides, I don't really understand most of the legal jargon and I would rather leave it to those who do.
     
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    Kaitlin South Africa Member

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    I actually have a terms of use template that I use for all my sites and I only do very little amendment where necessary. There usually isn't any need to do any serious alterations.
     
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    ritchie Kenya Member

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    I definitely would because what use is there for all that jargon if you cannot utilize it? I used not to be keen on the terms of use or terms and conditions up until I realized the weight that it carries. I am much more careful now.
     
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    marsh Kenya Member

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    The point here is that I've bought the website and reserve every right to do any amendments, where necessary. I have done such changes in the past and you'll realise that most of these documents normally contain lots of jargon.
     
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    Britney South Africa Member

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    Yeah but how many people actually understand that jargon? I'm willing to bet not a lot, and you might end up doing more harm than good. I would leave it to those who really understand it.
     
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    You own the website so why not take charge of everything else, including the Terms of Use. When we are signing up as members in a website, we never even seem to read the T & Cs. We simply rush and click 'I agree'. It may sound like jargon but at some point it may prove useful to somebody.