This website, The Dev Dynasty, LLC, (referred to as "us", "we", or "our"), operates joshuamatos.com services (collectively referred to as the "Service"). This page outlines our policies in relation to the collection, use, and disclosure of personal information when you use our Service.
We urge you to read these Terms of Service ("Terms", "Terms of Service") attentively prior to utilizing our services. By using our Service, you agree to the collection and use of information in accordance with our policies.
When we refer to The Dev Dynasty, LLC, The Dev Dynasty, it is understood that this includes all operations conducted through joshuamatos.com unless otherwise specified. All of the stipulations laid out in these Terms of Service apply to this service.
Remember, your access to and use of the Service is contingent upon your acceptance of and compliance with these Terms. These Terms apply to all visitors, users, and others who access or use the Service. If you do not agree with any part of these terms, you should refrain from using our Service
All content, materials, and services provided by us are provided "as is". We make no warranties or representations of any kind, express or implied, as to the operation of our services, or the information, content, materials, or products included.
We do not warrant that our services will be uninterrupted or error-free, and we do not guarantee any particular outcome from the use of our services.
Our failure to exercise or enforce any right or provision of hereunder shall not constitute a waiver of such right or provision. If any provision hereunder is found by a court of competent jurisdiction to be invalid, the parties nevertheless agree that the court should attempt to give effect to the parties’ intentions as reflected in the provision, and the other provisions hereof shall remain in full force and effect.
Information Collection and Use
While using our Service, we may ask you to provide us with certain personally identifiable information that can be used to contact or identify you. Personally identifiable information may include, but is not limited to, your name, email address, and other information (“Personal Information”). We collect this information for the purpose of providing the Service, identifying and communicating with you, responding to your requests and inquiries, and improving our Service.
If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.
Slack Usage Disclaimer
In using our Slack Workspace, you understand and agree that The Dev Dynasty, including our directors, officers, employees and agents, shall not be responsible for any content posted, files downloaded, or interactions that occur within the Slack Workspace. We do not have control over, nor do we monitor, every conversation or exchange of information, including but not limited to files, links or software, within the Slack Workspace.
Please exercise discretion and be cautious when interacting within the Slack Workspace. You should not download any files that seem suspicious or come from a source that you do not trust. You are solely responsible for protecting your own device and data from malicious software or any other harm that could result from your activities within the Slack Workspace.
You understand and agree that your use of the Slack Workspace, including any interactions you have, or content you download, from the Slack Workspace, is at your own risk. You agree to hold harmless and indemnify The Dev Dynasty and its affiliates, officers, agents, employees from any claim, suit or action arising from or related to the use of the Slack Workspace or violation of these terms, including any liability or expense arising from claims, losses, damages, suits, judgments, litigation costs and attorneys’ fees.
Copyright and Restrictions on Use of Content
All content, including but not limited to text, graphics, logos, images, digital downloads, software, and any other material available on or through our Service ("Content"), is owned by The Dev Dynasty or our content providers, and is protected by international copyright, trademark, and other intellectual property laws.
You are granted a limited, non-exclusive, revocable license to access and use the Service and its Content. This license does not include any rights to:
- Modify or create derivative works based on the Content
- Download (other than page caching) or copy any portion of the Content, except as expressly permitted on the Service
- Use any data mining, robots, or similar data gathering and extraction tools on the Content
- Republish, distribute, or make the Content available on any other website, on a network, by broadcast or other means, or in any media, without the express prior written consent of The Dev Dynasty
Any unauthorized use of the Content will terminate the license granted by us and may violate copyright and other laws. All rights not expressly granted to you in these Terms or any other service terms or policies are reserved and retained by The Dev Dynasty or its licensors, suppliers, publishers, rights holders, or other content providers.
Please note that these restrictions do not apply to your own User Content.
In these Terms of Service, "User Content" refers to all information, data, text, software, music, sound, photographs, graphics, video, messages, tags, or other materials that you post, upload, share, submit, or otherwise provide in any manner to the Service.
By providing User Content, you grant us a non-exclusive, worldwide, perpetual, irrevocable, royalty-free, sublicensable (through multiple tiers) right to exercise any and all copyright, trademark, publicity, and database rights you have in the User Content, in any media known now or in the future.
You represent and warrant that you own or have the necessary rights and permissions to use and authorize The Dev Dynasty to use all intellectual property rights in and to any User Content, and to enable inclusion and use thereof as contemplated by the Service and these Terms.
You acknowledge and agree that all User Content whether publicly posted or privately transmitted to the Service is at your sole responsibility and risk. The Dev Dynasty disclaims any control over, relationship with, or endorsement of views expressed by users of the Service and does not guarantee the accuracy, integrity or quality of any User Content. You understand that by using the Service, you may be exposed to User Content that is offensive, indecent, or objectionable.
As part of the Service, The Dev Dynasty provides a platform for users to learn and improve their software development skills, which includes the possibility of committing code, and participating in one-on-one sessions that may be recorded for YouTube content. By participating in these activities, you expressly consent to these recordings and their subsequent use for content creation.
Please note that we do not have any obligation to use or respond to any User Content. We have the right, but not the obligation, to monitor and edit or remove any activity or User Content.
If you leave a comment on our site, you may opt-in to saving your name, email address, and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.
If you visit our login page, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.
When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.
If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.
Embedded content from other websites
Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.
The information generated by the cookies and web beacons concerning your use of this website (including your IP address) and delivery of advertising formats is transmitted to a Google server in the USA and stored there. This information can be passed on by Google to contractual partners of Google. However, Google will not merge your IP address with other data you have stored.
Our Service also uses WooCommerce, a popular e-commerce platform for online stores. WooCommerce collects information about you during the checkout process on our store.
While you visit our site, WooCommerce will track:
- Products you've viewed: we use this to show you products you've recently viewed.
- Location, IP address, and browser type: we use this for purposes like estimating taxes and shipping.
- Shipping address: we'll ask you to enter this so we can estimate shipping before you place an order, and send you the order!
When you purchase from us, we'll ask you to provide information including your name, billing address, shipping address, email address, phone number, credit card/payment details and optional account information like username and password. We'll use this information for purposes, such as, to:
- Send you information about your account and order.
- Respond to your requests, including refunds and complaints.
- Process payments and prevent fraud.
- Set up your account for our store.
- Comply with any legal obligations we have, such as calculating taxes.
- Improve our store offerings.
We generally store information about you for as long as we need the information for the purposes for which we collect and use it, and we are not legally required to continue to keep it. For example, we will store order information for tax and accounting purposes. This includes your name, email address and billing and shipping addresses.
Who we share your data with
If you request a password reset, your IP address will be included in the reset email.
How long we retain your data
If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.
For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.
If you have an account on this site or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.
Technology Changes and Ownership
Furthermore, we do not own all of the technologies and third-party services operating on our website. These services may have their own privacy policies and data collection practices, which may differ from ours. We strongly recommend you review the privacy policies of these third parties to understand how your data may be used by them.
Please be assured, our commitment to safeguarding your personal information remains our top priority. As always, if you have any questions or concerns about how your personal information is being handled, please do not hesitate to contact us.
Limitation of Liability and Indemnification
To the maximum extent permitted by applicable law, in no event shall we, our affiliates, agents, directors, employees, suppliers or licensors be liable for any indirect, punitive, incidental, special, consequential or exemplary damages, including without limitation damages for loss of profits, goodwill, use, data or other intangible losses, arising out of or relating to the use of, or inability to use, this service.
Under no circumstances will we be responsible for any damage, loss or injury resulting from hacking, tampering or other unauthorized access or use of the service or your account or the information contained therein.
You agree to defend, indemnify and hold harmless our company and our licensee and licensors, and their employees, contractors, agents, officers and directors, from and against any and all claims, damages, obligations, losses, liabilities, costs or debt, and expenses (including but not limited to attorney's fees), resulting from or arising out of a) your use and access of the Service, by you or any person using your account and password, or b) a breach of these Terms.
By using our website, you understand and agree that we make no guarantees regarding the accuracy, currency, completeness, or quality of the information we provide. We assume no responsibility or liability for any errors or omissions on our website or services.
We reserve the right to change any and all content contained on the website at any time without notice. Your use of the website following any such change constitutes your agreement to follow and be bound by the terms as changed.
Please note, certain jurisdictions limit the applicability of warranty disclaimers and limitations of liability, so the above disclaimers of warranty and limitations of liability may not apply to you.
By using our website and services, you acknowledge that you have read these disclaimers and agree to them. If you do not agree with these terms, you should not use our website or services.
We provide a service to help individuals, teams, and organizations learn and improve software development skills. We do not guarantee that the methods and materials we provide will always be suitable for your needs, or that they will result in any specific level of competence or ability. To which otherwise a specific contract must be specified covering the arrangement through a Service Level Agreement, Memorandum of Understanding, or otherwise legally binding contract.