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Fine Tuned Mac Terms & Conditions (last updated 22-July-2016)


Fine Tuned Mac, the Fine Tuned Mac logo, and the contents of the Fine Tuned Mac database are all © Fine Tuned Mac, all rights reserved.


These terms and conditions govern your use of this 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.

You must be at least 18 years of age to use this website. By using this website you warrant and represent that you are at least 18 years of age.

This website uses cookies. By using this website and agreeing to these terms and conditions, you consent to our use of cookies in accordance with the terms of Fine Tuned Mac's privacy policy.

License to use website

Unless otherwise stated, Fine Tuned Mac owns 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 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:

• republish material from this website (including republication on another 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;

• redistribute material from this website except for content specifically and expressly made available for redistribution.

Acceptable use policies

Posting privileges on this site or portions thereof as well as certain services is password controlled and entirely at the discretion of Fine Tuned Mac and may be withheld or withdrawn at any time and without notice. You must ensure that your password is kept confidential.

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 our express written consent.

Debate is permitted on Fine Tuned Mac, but personal attacks are not. Users are required to be courteous to one another. Personal attacks are a violation of these terms and may result in account suspension.

Harassment of other users is not permitted. Any message that is repeated after warning or notification is given that such messages are unwelcome constitutes harassment under our policies.

Fine Tuned Mac does not permit discrimination or harassment on the basis of race, age, sex, sexual orientation, identity, ethnicity, religion, or other personal characteristics. Abuse of other users will not be tolerated.

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

User content

In these terms and conditions, "your user content" means material (including without limitation text, images, audio material, video material and audio-visual material) that you submit to this website, for whatever purpose; for example, reviews of books.

You grant to Fine Tuned Mac a worldwide, irrevocable, non-exclusive, royalty-free license to use, reproduce, adapt, publish, translate and distribute your user content in any existing or future media. You also grant to Fine Tuned Mac the right to sub-license these rights, and the right to bring an action for infringement of these rights.

Your user content must not be illegal or unlawful, must not infringe any third party's legal rights, and must not be capable of giving rise to legal action whether against you or Fine Tuned Mac or a third party (in each case under any applicable law).

You must not submit any user content to the website that is or has ever been the subject of any threatened or actual legal proceedings or other similar complaint.

Fine Tuned Mac reserves the right to edit or remove any material submitted to this website, or stored on our servers, or hosted or published upon this website.

Quoted material from other sources must cite the original source or be in the form of a link to the original source.

Notwithstanding our rights under these terms and conditions in relation to user content, Fine Tuned Mac does not undertake to monitor the submission of such content to, or the publication of such content on, this website.

No warranties

This website is provided "as is" without any representations or warranties, express or implied. Fine Tuned Mac 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, Fine Tuned Mac 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.

Limitations of liability

Fine Tuned Mac 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 Fine Tuned Mac 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 Fine Tuned Mac's liability in respect of any:

• death or personal injury caused by our negligence;

• fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation on the part of Fine Tuned Mac; or

• matter which it would be illegal or unlawful for Fine Tuned Mac 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

By using this site, you agree that the limitations of warranties and liability set out in this website disclaimer will protect our officers, employees, agents, subsidiaries, successors, assigns and sub-contractors as well as Fine Tuned Mac.


You hereby indemnify Fine Tuned Mac and undertake to keep Fine Tuned Mac indemnified against any losses, damages, costs, liabilities and expenses (including without limitation legal expenses and any amounts paid by Fine Tuned Mac to a third party in settlement of a claim or dispute on the advice of our legal advisers) incurred or suffered by Fine Tuned Mac 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 our other rights under these terms and conditions, if you breach these terms and conditions in any way, Fine Tuned Mac may take such action as Fine Tuned Mac deems appropriate to deal with the breach, including suspending your access to the website, 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.


Fine Tuned Mac 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.


Fine Tuned Mac may transfer, sub-contract or otherwise deal with our 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.

Unenforceable provisions/Severability

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 constitute the entire agreement between you and Fine Tuned Mac 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 State of Oregon, and any disputes relating to these terms and conditions will be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of Oregon.

Fine Tuned Mac details

Fine Tuned Mac's address is

620 SE 146 Ave
Portland, Oregon 97233

You can contact Fine Tuned Mac by email to

Our Privacy Policy


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Data Protection

When you register at this site we retain your contact information to assist any problem encountered. Your details will never be passed on to any third party companies. We never send spam emails, though if you register we may send you emails pertaining to functions of the site (for example, we will send email conformations of account creation or to notify you of followups to threads you are following).


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