This statement covers all of the Switch To A Mac site ("STAM Site") and any associated content includi email and RSS feeds. Please read this statement carefully before proceeding to access any of the STAM Site. Your use of the STAM Site indicates your agreement to abide by the Terms in effect.

Use of Content
Switch To A Mac provides the following feeds for the site:
Switch To A Mac provides a general license to these feeds, provided that they are not modified in anyway (including the stripping of ads).

Web Syndication Terms of Use

  1. The Site logo and URL must appear prominently at the top of each page displaying site content.
  2. Internal links in the Site content must not be removed.
  3. The format or branding of the headlines, text and other information provided in the RSS feeds must not be modified.

Print Syndication Terms of Use
  1. The Site logo and URL must appear prominently at the top of each section displaying site content.
  2. Content will appear unedited, except for replacement of hyperlinks with full URLs and use of product manufacturer's site links where appropriate.
  3. Images from a Site must not be used in print without you obtaining the appropriate copyright clearances yourself.

General Terms of Use
  1. The RSS feeds may not be spliced into or otherwise redistributed by third-party RSS providers.
  2. No content, including any advertisements or other promotional content, shall be added to the RSS feeds.
  3. Images must be removed from open syndication feeds and commercial feeds (please contact Switch To A Mac for more details)
  4. Switch To A Mac reserves the right to object to your presentation of the RSS feeds and the right to require you to cease using the RSS feeds at any time.
  5. Switch To A Mac further reserves the right to terminate its distribution of the RSS feeds or change the content or formatting of the RSS feeds at any time without notice to you.
  6. Switch To A Mac provides this content "as is" and Switch To A Mac shall not be held liable for your use of the information or the feeds.
  7. Use of a Site's content, including text and images, on your site, or in print, is entirely at your discretion. Switch To A Mac is not responsible for any complaints regarding content or images that you choose to display on your site or in print.

TO THE FULLEST EXTENT ALLOWED, Switch To A Mac DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES INCLUDING WARRANTIES FOR MERCHANTABILITY, NON-INFRINGEMENT AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. By accessing the RSS feeds or the XML instructions provided above, you indicate that you understand and agree to these terms and conditions.

Comments Terms of Use
In order to make our comments useful and interesting, the following guidelines have been established for comment users:

  • Do not post threatening, harassing, defamatory, or libelous material.
  • Do not intentionally make false or misleading statements.
  • Do not offer to sell or buy any product or service.
  • Do not post material that infringes copyright.
  • Do not post information that you know to be confidential or sensitive or otherwise in breach of the law.
  • Keep all comments relevant to the particular topic or post where the comment is being posted.
  • Switch To A Mac will not accept responsibility for information posted in the Comments.
  • Minors must obtain permission from a parent or guardian prior to posting any comments on the site
If Switch To A Mac receives notice that a comment post is not in keeping with these terms and conditions or the intended use of the comments, we reserve the right to remove that comment. The removal of any comment shall be solely at the discretion of Switch To A Mac.

Image Terms of Use
Switch To A Mac typically display images as part of blog posts and features written by our editors. The types of images editors are authorized to use on Switch To A Mac include:

  • Images created by the images or captured for the purpose of a post or guide
  • Images licensed from photographic archive vendors
  • Images supplied to our editors or released into the public domain by public relations and marketing companies and companies such as Apple for press purposes
  • Reader-submitted images, with the implied representation that the person submitting the image owns the copyright of the image and confers to Switch To A Mac the nonexclusive web rights to use any image accepted with owner attribution across all Switch To A Mac websites
  • Images published on  public photo sites, with an implied license for use under the Creative Commons license associated with such sites
  • Images commissioned by Switch To A Mac
  • Thumbnail images of 150x150 pixels or less
  • Images used to illustrate a newsworthy story under the Fair Use doctrine
  • Images where the use is transformative, such as for satire
  • Images so widely distributed on the internet that they are deemed to have become part of the public domain

If you think we have published an image or text that infringes your copyright, we will address your concerns; however, if the image falls into one of the categories listed above, we believe that our use of the image is legitimate and we will not remove it from the site.

External Links Disclaimer
Switch To A Mac routinely contain links to external, third party websites. By providing links to other sites, Switch To A Mac does not guarantee, approve or endorse the information or products available at these sites, nor does a link indicate any association with or endorsement by the linked site to Switch To A Mac.

Switch To A Mac does not operate or control and has no responsibility for the information, products and/or services found on any external sites. Nor do such links represent or endorse the accuracy or reliability of any information, products and/or services provided on or through any external sites, including, without limitation, warranties of any kind, either express or implied, warranties of title or non-infringement or implied warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose.

Visitors to Switch To A Mac assume complete responsibility and risk in their use of any external sites. Visitors should direct any concerns regarding any external link to its site administrator or webmaster.

Notification of Changes
Whenever Switch To A Mac changes its Terms of Use, it will post those changes to this Statement, and other places we deem appropriate to make users aware of such changes.