Terms and Conditions - Direc Business Technologies, Philippines

Terms and Conditions


These Terms and Conditions constitute a legally binding agreement made between you, whether personally or on behalf of an entity (“you”) and Direc Business Technologies (“we,” “us,” or “our”), concerning your access to and use of the direcbusiness.com (“Site”) website as well as any other media form, media channel, mobile website or mobile application related, linked, or otherwise connected to it (collectively, the “site”).


You agree that by accessing the “site,” you have read, understood, and agree to be bound by all of these Terms of Use. If you do not agree with all of these Terms of Use, you are expressly prohibited from using the “site,” and you must immediately discontinue your registration.


Supplemental terms and conditions or documents that may be posted on the “site” from time to time, and we reserve the right, in our sole discretion, to make changes or modifications to these Terms and Conditions at any time and for any reason.


The information provided on the “site” intends for distribution to or use by any person or entity outside the jurisdiction of Direc Business Technologies, Inc. or country where such distribution or use would be contrary to law or regulation or which would subject us to any registration requirement.



Unless otherwise indicated, Direc Business Technologies, Inc. has all the proprietary rights to direcbusiness.com and all its source codes, databases, functionalities, software, website designs, audios, videos, texts, photographs, and graphics on the “site” (collectively, the “Content”) and the trademarks, service marks, and logos contained therein (the “Marks”) are owned or controlled by Direc Business Technologies, Inc. or licensed to us, and are protected by copyright and trademark laws and various other intellectual property rights and unfair competition laws of the Republic of the Philippines.


The “content” and the “marks” provided on the Site AS IS for your information and personal use only. Except as expressly provided in these Terms and Conditions, no part of the “site” and no “content” or “marks” may be copied, reproduced, aggregated, republished, uploaded, posted, publicly displayed, encoded, translated, transmitted, distributed, sold, licensed, or otherwise exploited for any commercial purpose whatsoever, without our express prior written permission.


Provided that you are eligible to use the “site,” you are granted limited access and use the “site” and to download or print a copy of any portion of the “content” to which you have properly gained access solely for your personal, non-commercial use. We reserve all rights not expressly granted to you in and to the “site,” the “content,” and the “marks.”



By using direcbusiness.com, you represent and warrant that:


  • You have the legal capacity, and you agree to comply with these Terms and Conditions.
  • All registration information you submit will be true, accurate, current, and complete. You will also maintain the accuracy of such information and promptly update such registration information as necessary.
  • You will not access direcbusiness.com through automated or non-human means, whether through a bot, script, or otherwise.
  • You will not use the “site” for any illegal or unauthorized purposes that violate any applicable law or regulation.


If you provide any untrue, inaccurate, not current, or incomplete information, we have the right to suspend or terminate your account and refuse any current or future use of direcbusiness.com (or any portion thereof).



You may be required to register to fully access the “site’s” functionality and do transactions. You agree to keep your password confidential and will be responsible for all use of your account and password. We reserve the right to remove, reclaim, or change a username you select if we determine, in our sole discretion, that such username is inappropriate, obscene, or otherwise objectionable.



You may not access or use the “site” for any purpose other than making the “site” available. It may not be used in connection with any commercial endeavors except those specifically endorsed or approved by us.


As a user of the “site,” you agree not to:


  • Systematically retrieve data or other content from the “site” to create or compile, directly or indirectly create a collection, compilation, database, or directory without written permission from us.
  • Make any unauthorized use of the “site,” including collecting usernames and email addresses of users by electronic or other means to send unsolicited email or create user accounts by automated means or under pretenses.
  • Circumvent, disable, or otherwise interfere with security-related features of the “site,” including features that prevent or restrict the use or copying of any “content” or enforce limitations on the use of the “site” and the “content” therein.
  • Engage in unauthorized framing of or linking to the “site.”
  • Trick, defraud, or mislead other users and us, especially in any attempt to learn sensitive account information such as user passwords.
  • Make improper use of our support services or submit false reports of abuse or misconduct.
  • Engage in any automated system use, such as using scripts to send comments or messages or using data mining, robots, or similar data gathering and extraction tools.
  • Interfere with, disrupt, or create an undue burden on the “site” or the networks or services connected to the “site.”
  • Attempt to impersonate another user or person or use the username of another user.
  • Sell or otherwise transfer your profile.
  • Use any information obtained from the “site” to harass, abuse, or harm another person.
  • Decipher, decompile, disassemble, or reverse engineer any of the software comprising or in any way making up a part of the “site.”
  • Attempt to bypass any measures of the “site” designed to prevent or restrict access to the “site” or any portion of the “site.”
  • Harass, annoy, intimidate, or threaten any of our employees or agents engaged in providing any portion of the “site” to you.
  • Delete the copyright or other proprietary rights notice from any “content.”
  • Copy or adapt the “site’s” software, including but not limited to Flash, PHP, HTML, JavaScript, or other codes.
  • Upload or transmit (or attempt to upload or to transmit) viruses, Trojan horses, or other material, including excessive use of capital letters and spamming (continuous posting of repetitive text), that interferes with any party’s uninterrupted use and enjoyment of the “site” or modifies, impairs, disrupts, alters, or interferes with the service, features, functions, operations, or maintenance of the “site.”
  • Upload or transmit (or attempt to upload or to transmit) any material that acts as a passive or active information collection or transmission mechanism, including without limitation, clear Graphics Interchange Formats (GIFs), 1×1 pixels, web bugs, cookies, or other similar devices (sometimes referred to as “spyware” or “passive collection mechanisms” or “PCM”).
  • Except as may be the result of the standard search engine or Internet browser usage, use, launch, develop, or distribute any automated system, including without limitation, any spider, robot, cheat utility, scraper, or offline reader that accesses the Site, or using or launching any.
  • Disparage, tarnish, or otherwise harm, in our opinion, us and the “site.”
  • Use the “site” in a manner inconsistent with any applicable laws or regulations.



The “site” may invite you to chat or leave comments in blogs, message boards, online forums, and other functionality. It may provide you with the opportunity to create, submit, post, display, transmit, perform, publish, distribute, or broadcast content and materials, including but not limited to texts, writings, videos, audios, photographs, graphics, comments, suggestions, or personal information or other materials (collectively, “Contributions”).


“Contributions” may be viewable by other users of the “site” and through third-party websites. As such, any “contributions” you transmit may treat as non-confidential and non-proprietary. When you create or make available any “contributions, you thereby represent and warrant that:


  • The creation, distribution, transmission, public display, accessing, downloading, or copying of your “contributions” do not and will not infringe the proprietary rights, including but not limited to the copyright, patent, trademark, trade secret, or moral rights of any third-party.
  • You are the creator and owner of or have the necessary licenses, rights, consents, releases, and permissions to use and to authorize us, the “site,” and other users of the “site” to use your “contributions” in any manner contemplated by the “site” and these Terms and Conditions.
  • You have the written consent, release, and permission of every identifiable person in your “contributions” to use the name or likeness of every such identifiable person to enable inclusion and use of your “contributions” in any manner contemplated by the “site” and these Terms and Conditions.
  • Your “contributions” are not false, inaccurate, or misleading.
  • Your “contributions” are not unsolicited or unauthorized advertising, promotional materials, pyramid schemes, chain letters, spam, mass mailings, or other forms of solicitation.
  • Your “contributions” are not obscene, lewd, lascivious, filthy, violent, harassing, libelous, slanderous, or otherwise objectionable (as determined by us).
  • Your “contributions” will not ridicule, mock, disparage, intimidate, or abuse anyone.
  • Your “contributions” do not advocate the violent overthrow of any government or incite, encourage, or threaten physical harm against another.
  • Your “contributions” do not violate any applicable law, regulation, or rule.
  • Your “contributions” do not violate the privacy or publicity rights of any third-party service provider.
  • Your “contributions” do not contain any material that solicits personal information from anyone under the age of 18 or exploits people under 18 sexually or violently.
  • Your “contributions” do not violate any federal or state law concerning child pornography or otherwise intended to protect the health or well-being of minors.
  • Your “contributions” do not include any offensive comments connected to race, national origin, gender, sexual preference, or physical handicap.
  • Any use of the “site” in violation of the preceding infringes these Terms and Conditions and may result in, among other things, termination or suspension of your rights to use the “site.”



By posting your “contributions” to any part of the “site,” or making these “contributions” accessible to the “site” by linking your account to any of your social networking accounts, you automatically grant. 


You represent and warrant that you have the right to permit to us an unrestricted, unlimited, irrevocable, perpetual, non-exclusive, transferable, royalty-free, fully-paid, worldwide right, and license to host, use, copy, reproduce, disclose, sell, resell, publish, broadcast, retitle, archive, store, cache, publicly perform, publicly display, reformat, translate, transmit, excerpt (in whole or in part), and distribute such “contributions” (including, without limitation, your image and voice) for any purpose, commercial, advertising, or otherwise, and to prepare derivative works of, or incorporate into other works, such “contributions,” and grant and authorize sublicenses of the preceding. The use and distribution may occur in any media format and through any media channel.


We have the right, in our sole and absolute discretion:

  1. To edit, redact, or otherwise change any “contributions.”
  2. To re-categorize any “contributions” to place them in more appropriate locations on the “site.”
  3. To pre-screen or delete any “contributions” at any time and for any reason, without notice

We have no obligation to monitor your “contributions.”



We may provide you areas on the Site to leave reviews or ratings. When posting a review, you must comply with the following criteria:


  • You should have first used and experienced the product.
  • Your reviews should not contain offensive profanity, abusive, racist, offensive, hate language, or discriminatory references based on religion, race, gender, national origin, age, marital status, sexual orientation, or disability.
  • Your reviews should not contain references to illegal activity.
  • You should not be affiliated with competitors if posting negative reviews.
  • You should not make any conclusions as to the legality of conduct.
  • You may not post any false or misleading statements.
  • You may not organize a campaign encouraging others to post reviews, whether positive or negative.


We may accept, reject, or remove reviews at our discretion. We have absolutely no obligation to screen reviews or delete reviews, even if anyone considers reviews objectionable or inaccurate. Reviews are not endorsed by us and do not necessarily represent our opinions or the views of any of our affiliates or partners.


By posting a review, you now grant to us a perpetual, non-exclusive, worldwide, royalty-free, fully-paid, assignable, and sublicensable right and license to reproduce, modify, translate, transmit by any means display, perform, and distribute all content relating to reviews.



As part of the functionality of the “site,” you may link your third-party accounts by either: (1) providing your Third-Party Account login information through the “site”; or (2) allowing us to access your Third-Party Account, as is permitted under the applicable terms and conditions that govern your use of each Third-Party Account.


By granting us access to any Third-Party Accounts, you understand that 

(1) we may access, make available, and store (if applicable) any content that you have provided to and stored in your Third-Party Account (the “Social Network Content”) so that it is available on and through the “site” via your account, including without limitation any friend lists and 

(2) we may submit to and receive from your Third-Party Account additional information to the extent you will notice when you link your account with the Third-Party Account.



You acknowledge and agree that any questions, comments, suggestions, ideas, feedback, or other information regarding the “site” provided by you to us are non-confidential and shall become our sole property. We shall own exclusive rights, including all intellectual property rights, and shall be entitled to the unrestricted use and dissemination of these “submissions” for any lawful purpose, commercial or otherwise, without acknowledgment or compensation to you.



We reserve the right, but not the obligation, to:


  • Monitor the “site” for violations of these Terms and Conditions.
  • Take appropriate legal action against anyone who, in our sole discretion, violates the law or these Terms and Conditions, including without limitation, reporting such user to law enforcement authorities.
  • In our sole discretion and without limitation, notice, or liability, to remove from the “site” or otherwise disable all files and content that are excessive in size or are in any way burdensome to our systems;
  • Otherwise, manage the “site” in a manner designed to protect our rights and property and to facilitate the proper functioning of the “site.”


For information about how to contact Direc Business Technologies Inc., please visit our contact page.