- Terms of Use

Web Site Terms and Conditions of Use

1. Terms

By accessing this web site, you are agreeing to be bound by these web site Terms and Conditions of Use, all applicable laws and regulations, and agree that you are responsible for compliance with any applicable local laws. If you do not agree with any of these terms, you are prohibited from using or accessing this site. The materials contained in this web site are protected by applicable copyright and trade mark law.

2. Use License

  1. Permission is granted to temporarily download one copy of the materials (information or software) on They Said So's web site for personal, non-commercial transitory viewing only. This is the grant of a license, not a transfer of title, and under this license you may not:
    1. modify or copy the materials;
    2. use the materials for any commercial purpose, or for any public display (commercial or non-commercial);
    3. attempt to decompile or reverse engineer any software contained on They Said So's web site;
    4. remove any copyright or other proprietary notations from the materials; or
    5. access, use, or copy any portion of this website through the use of bots, spiders, scrapers, web crawlers, indexing agents, or other automated devices or mechanisms;
    6. transfer the materials to another person or "mirror" the materials on any other server.
  2. This license shall automatically terminate if you violate any of these restrictions and may be terminated by They Said So at any time. Upon terminating your viewing of these materials or upon the termination of this license, you must destroy any downloaded materials in your possession whether in electronic or printed format.

3. Disclaimer

  1. The materials on They Said So's web site are provided "as is". They Said So makes no warranties, expressed or implied, and hereby disclaims and negates all other warranties, including without limitation, implied warranties or conditions of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, or non-infringement of intellectual property or other violation of rights. Further, They Said So does not warrant or make any representations concerning the accuracy, likely results, or reliability of the use of the materials on its Internet web site or otherwise relating to such materials or on any sites linked to this site.

4. Limitations

In no event shall They Said So or its suppliers be liable for any damages (including, without limitation, damages for loss of data or profit, or due to business interruption,) arising out of the use or inability to use the materials on They Said So's Internet site, even if They Said So or a They Said So authorized representative has been notified orally or in writing of the possibility of such damage. Because some jurisdictions do not allow limitations on implied warranties, or limitations of liability for consequential or incidental damages, these limitations may not apply to you.

5. Revisions and Errata

The materials appearing on They Said So's web site could include technical, typographical, or photographic errors. They Said So does not warrant that any of the materials on its web site are accurate, complete, or current. They Said So may make changes to the materials contained on its web site at any time without notice. They Said So does not, however, make any commitment to update the materials.

7. Site Terms of Use Modifications

They Said So may revise these terms of use for its web site at any time without notice. By using this web site you are agreeing to be bound by the then current version of these Terms and Conditions of Use.

8. Governing Law

Any claim relating to They Said So's web site shall be governed by the laws of the State of Illinois without regard to its conflict of law provisions.

9. API Use

If you use to our API, you agree to all the restrictions listed under section #2. You may not cache / store / persist the quotes and other materials returned from our API for more than 8 hours. You may not use the API to scrap the material including quotes and qshows etc... and store them for later use.

You may reproduce the quotes returned from the API in your applications, but you need to credit TheySaidSo in your terms or about page, if you are a paid subscriber. If you use the public API (without paid subscription) you must credit theysaidso in places where you display the quotes.

10. Writing Plugins / Modules

You are welcome to use our API in any of your open source / commercial projects. For open source community project we require a credit and a link back to in the project page. And all the restrictions mentioned in section 9 under API use still applies to the projects as well. A credit where quotes are displayed is highly appreciated but not strictly required.

Commercial projects must use our paid subscription or credit WHERE Quotes are displayed. Here is one sample on how you can credit near the quote display

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