Terms and Conditions of Use

Welcome to ForestBusinessNetwork.com—your source for all things pertaining to the forest products industry.

ForestBusinessNetwork.com (also referred to in this Agreement as “Forest Business Network”, “we”, “our” or “website”) asks that you review these Terms and Conditions of Use, which are intended to constitute a binding license agreement (“Agreement”) that conditions your use of this site. Our goal is to protect our rights in order to provide you with access to the free content available at this site. If you do not wish to be bound by this Agreement after you have read it, please leave the site. If you remain on this site, or return thereafter, you agree to be bound by this Agreement.

Reading and using content on this website—ForestBusinessNetwork.com—is subject to the following terms and conditions. By submitting information to, or accessing information from this website, YOU, the end user (“Customer”) AGREE TO THE FOLLOWING TERMS AND CONDITIONS. These Terms and Conditions are a legal agreement between you and ForestBusinessNetwork.com, an operating division of Forest Business Network LLC.

Responsible Conduct

You agree to act responsibly at this site and to treat other visitors with respect.

Use of Information on This Website

The content of the pages of this website is for your general information and use only. It is subject to change without notice. Neither we nor any third parties provide any warranty or guarantee as to the accuracy, timeliness, performance, completeness or suitability of the information and materials found or offered on this website for any particular purpose. You acknowledge that such information and materials may contain inaccuracies or errors and we expressly exclude liability for any such inaccuracies or errors to the fullest extent permitted by law. Your use of any information or materials on this website is entirely at your own risk, for which we shall not be liable. It shall be your own responsibility to ensure that any products, services or information available through this website meet your specific requirements.

This website contains material which is either owned by or licensed to us, or owned and licensed by others. This material includes, but is not limited to, the design, layout, look, appearance and graphics. Reproduction is prohibited other than in accordance with the copyright notice, which forms part of these terms and conditions.

All trade marks reproduced in this website which are not the property of, or licensed to, Forest Business Network are acknowledged on the website. Unauthorised use of this website may give rise to a claim for damages and/or be a criminal offense.

From time to time this website may also include links to other websites. These links are provided for your convenience to provide further information. They do not signify that we endorse the website(s). We have no responsibility for the content of the linked website(s).

Collection of user data

We work with third parties such as Twitter to collect user data through our website for purposes of conversion tracking and serving ads targeted to users’ interests. You may opt out of some of these third parties’ interest-based advertising through the Do Not Track functionality in your web browser or through such other methods that Twitter may specify from time to time here.

From time to time, FBN uses third-party service providers to charge reader credit cards for classified advertising, charge reader credit cards for event registrations, and/or collect personal information for event registrations. The third-party service providers, and not FBN, are responsible for the security of cardholder data and personal information that the service providers possess or otherwise store, process, or transmit on behalf of the customer.

Affiliate Advertising

ForestBusinessNetwork.com is an affiliate of various online retail programs and information products and proudly advertises these as a service to you the reader. We make a small percentage of the total sales of each product sold when the customer clicks the ad from this website and makes a purchase on the affiliate’s site. Specifically, Forest Business Network is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to amazon.com.

Paid Advertising

We allow advertisers to pay for ad space on the site. Any paid advertising displayed throughout the website does not signify that we endorse the businesses (and their linked websites) advertised. These ads are provided for your convenience to provide further information. We have no responsibility for the content of the linked website(s).

Content License

When you give us content, you grant us a non-exclusive, worldwide, perpetual, irrevocable, royalty-free, sub-licensable (through multiple tiers) right to exercise the copyright, publicity, and database rights (but no other rights) you have in the content, in any media known now or in the future. (We need these rights to host and display your content.)

If you do not agree to these Terms and Conditions, do not submit information to, or access information from, the Service. All questions concerning this Agreement should be directed to: Forest Business Network LLC, PO Box 2220, Missoula, MT 59806. Forest Business Network may update these terms and conditions at any time and without notice.

We, Forest Business Network, may modify or terminate our services from time to time, for any reason, and without notice, including the right to terminate with or without notice, without liability to you, any other user or any third party. We reserve the right to modify these Terms of Service from time to time without notice. Please review these Terms of Service from time to time so that you will be apprised of any changes.

Limited License/Copyright and Intellectual Property Law Restrictions

It is our policy to respond to notices of alleged infringement that comply with the Digital Millennium Copyright Act.

Except for material used from other credited sources, of which their own Terms and Conditions apply, the content on this site is protected by intellectual property laws, including U.S. copyright laws. You are hereby granted a non-exclusive license to use the material at this site (“Content”) while connected to this site, ForestBusinessNetwork.com (including, if offered and where available, to email individual Content to friends directly from this site). Except as expressly provided above, all rights are reserved.

Among other things, except to the extent required for the limited purpose of reviewing material on our site, electronic reproduction, adaptation, distribution, performance or display is prohibited. Changes to or deletion of author attribution or copyright notices are prohibited.