The header image for the 'About and Disclaimer' post, sorry the platform doesn't allow alt text on headers

About and Disclaimer

Melodious Code is the personal blog of a software developer from the United Kingdom (we don’t all live in silicone valley). Posts are likely to be related to software development or technology in general. Posts will be as regular or irregular as they are, no promises are made.

Verification

You can locate me on keybase and view my verified identities: https://keybase.io/melodiouscode.

Cookies

You can read about cookies and my use of them over on our cookie page.

Analytics

I use Google Analytics to see if anyone actually visits this website; I have set their data retention settings to the lowest levels possible (so they delete analytic data as quickly as possible). All demographic info settings have been disabled; so that as little information as possible is collected.

Statement Of Neutrality, Alignment And Interests

I work as a software developer (.NET, SQL, etc) for a UK based IT Services company; this website is separated from my professional activities. Should any article relate to the business of a firm I am directly attached to it is not to be taken as their word or opinion; everything I write is my opinion and mine only (unless otherwise marked on the article). Should I write an article on behalf of another firm it will be listed here for the purposes of disclosure:

Sponsored or requested articles

None at this time

Commercial Interests

I do not directly hold commercial interest in any technology firm (other than by my employment as a software developer, but I do not write directly about my firm unless obviously indicated). I do not directly hold any stocks or shares in a technology firm (I may via my pension fund, but that is not under my control). In the event that I am provided with a product or service to write about this will be clearly indicated in the article.

Relationship to Employer

My personal activities; be they blogs, articles, social media posts, or otherwise are entirely my own. No posts/etc are approved by my employer (unless clearly marked as such), past or present. All statements and views expressed are my own.

Disclaimer

Introduction

This disclaimer governs your use of “this site”; by using “this site”, you accept this disclaimer in full. If you disagree with any part of this disclaimer, you must not use “this site”.

Use of Content

All content provided on this website is provided under the Creative Commons Attribution-Non-Commercial-Share Alike 2.0 UK: England & Wales Licence, details of which can be found at on the Creative Commons site. This licence is applied across all aspects of the site unless otherwise specified.

Please note that this licence does not apply to any images referenced to in, or hosted upon, this site for which melodiouscode.net does not hold the rights.

Disclamer

Any and all code or information provided on “this site” is given as is, without warranty unless otherwise expressly specified. No responsibility will be taken for the use and/or misuse of code or advise given herein. If any person is not sure about how to implement something they have garnered from this site, they should contact the author or consult the wider community.

Throughout “this site” you will find links to external sites not hosted by melodiouscode.net. Although every effort is taken to ensure the validity and accuracy of these links, no responsibility is taken for the content of said links. Melodiouscode.net would also like to make it plain, that the content of external sites does not in anyway reflect on the true beliefs or opinions of the author.

Entire Agreement

This disclaimer may be revised from time to time. The revised disclaimer will apply from the date of its publication on “this website”, and superseads all previously published disclaimers. Please check this page regularly to ensure that you are familiar with the current version.

This disclaimer along with any other policy items listed upon “this site” constitute an agreement between us and you, in relation to your use of “this site” and all works held within, and supersedes all previous agreements in respect to your use of “this site”.

Law and jurisdiction

This disclaimer will be goverened by and construed in accordance with English law, and any disputes relating to this disclaimer (or items governed by it) will be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of the United Kingdoms of England and Wales.

Us

You may contact melodiouscode.net with regards to this disclaimer or any other legal items via [email protected].

Further notes

The Site is a participant in the Amazon EU Associates Programme, an affiliate advertising programme designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to Amazon.co.uk (and its sister sites within the EU or USA).