Terms of Use

Last Updated: 27 August 2022

By accessing this website, accessible from https://www.southeastasianarchaelogy.com, you are agreeing to be bound by these terms and conditions of use and agree that you are responsible for the agreement with any applicable local laws. If you disagree with any of these terms, you are prohibited from accessing this site.

1. Introduction

SEAArch | Southeast Asian Archaeology (SEAArch) started in 2006 as a human-run aggregator for archaeology news in Southeast Asia and a resource guide aiming to cover all aspects of aspects of archaeology in Southeast Asia. This website is run on a personal capacity by Noel Hidalgo Tan, referred to in the first person in the rest of this text.

Besides news, the following are typical things that get posted on this website:

  • Links to research papers from reputable journals
  • Job listings
  • Notices of public events such as talks and lectures
  • Basically, any related to the archaeology of Southeast Asia provided it is credible and/or timely or useful.

I welcome link suggestions, but they are published on this site at my discretion. I apologise in advance for any errors that may be posted on this website. I will resolve to correct inaccuracies quickly and appropriately when alerted to them.

2. Links to Other Websites

This site contain links to third-party web sites or services that are not owned or controlled by myself. I have no control over, and assume no responsibility for, the content, privacy policies, or practices of any third party web sites or services. News reports are current at the time of posting, but in some cases the links may become inactive or its contents may change after a period of time has elapsed. The presence of any link does not imply endorsement, and the use of any linked website is at the user’s own risk.

I try not to post the full story online, and I believe that the republishing snippets of news falls under the category of fair use with attribution. Additionally, I am increasingly trying to post news that is not in English, but this capacity is limited as I do not have a working competency in the other languages.

You further acknowledge and agree that the I shall not be responsible or liable, directly or indirectly, for any damage or loss caused or alleged to be caused by or in connection with the use of or reliance on any such content, goods or services available on or through any such web sites or services. You are strongly advised to read the terms and conditions and privacy policies of any third-party web sites or services that you visit.

3. Use License

Permission is granted to temporarily download one copy of the materials on SEAArch | Southeast Asian Archaeology’s Website 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:

  • modify or copy the materials;
  • use the materials for any commercial purpose or for any public display;
  • attempt to reverse engineer any software contained on SEAArch | Southeast Asian Archaeology’s Website;
  • remove any copyright or other proprietary notations from the materials; or
  • transferring the materials to another person or “mirror” the materials on any other server.

This will let SEAArch | Southeast Asian Archaeology to terminate upon violations of any of these restrictions. Upon termination, your viewing right will also be terminated and you should destroy any downloaded materials in your possession whether it is printed or electronic format.

4. Disclaimers

All the materials on SEAArch | Southeast Asian Archaeology’s Website are provided “as is”. SEAArch | Southeast Asian Archaeology makes no warranties, may it be expressed or implied, therefore negates all other warranties. Furthermore, SEAArch | Southeast Asian Archaeology does not make any representations concerning the accuracy or reliability of the use of the materials on its Website or otherwise relating to such materials or any sites linked to this Website.

This website accepts forms of cash advertising, sponsorship, paid insertions or other forms of compensation. In particular, Noel Hidalgo Tan is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to Amazon.com.

This website abides by word of mouth marketing standards. I believe in honesty of relationship, opinion and identity. The compensation received may influence the advertising content, topics or posts made in this blog. That content, advertising space or post will be clearly identified as paid or sponsored content.

The owner of this website is not compensated to provide opinion on products, services, websites and various other topics. The views and opinions expressed on this website are purely mine. If I claim or appear to be experts on a certain topic or product or service area, I will only endorse products or services that I believe, based on my expertise, are worthy of such endorsement. Any product claim, statistic, quote or other representation about a product or service should be verified with the manufacturer or provider.

This site uses third-party advertising companies to serve ads when you visit our website. These companies may use information (not including your name, address, email address, or telephone number) about your visits to this and other websites in order to provide advertisements about goods and services of interest to you. If you would like more information about this practice and to know your choices about not having this information used by these companies, click here.

This website may contain content which might present a conflict of interest. If so, I will identify this content.

5. Limitations

I will not be held accountable for any damages that will arise with the use or inability to use the materials on this website, even if I or an authorized representative of this website has been notified, orally or written, of the possibility of such damage. Some jurisdiction does not allow limitations on implied warranties or limitations of liability for incidental damages, these limitations may not apply to you.

6. Revisions and Errata

The materials appearing on the SEAArch | Southeast Asian Archaeology’s website may include technical, typographical, or photographic errors. I will not promise that any of the materials in this website are accurate, complete, or current. I may change the materials contained on its website at any time without notice. I do not make any commitment to update the materials.

7. Site Terms of Use Modifications

The Service is provided to You “AS IS” and “AS AVAILABLE” and with all faults and defects without warranty of any kind. To the maximum extent permitted under applicable law, I expressly disclaim all warranties, whether express, implied, statutory or otherwise, with respect to the Service, including all implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, title and non-infringement, and warranties that may arise out of course of dealing, course of performance, usage or trade practice. Without limitation to the foregoing, I provide no warranty or undertaking, and makes no representation of any kind that the website will meet your requirements, achieve any intended results, be compatible or work with any other software, applications, systems or services, operate without interruption, meet any performance or reliability standards or be error free or that any errors or defects can or will be corrected.

Without limiting the foregoing, I do not makes any representation or warranty of any kind, express or implied: (i) as to the operation or availability of the website, or the information, content, and materials or products included thereon; (ii) that the website will be uninterrupted or error-free; (iii) as to the accuracy, reliability, or currency of any information or content provided through the Service; or (iv) that the website, its servers, the content, or e-mails sent from or on behalf of the myself are free of viruses, scripts, trojan horses, worms, malware, timebombs or other harmful components.

Some jurisdictions do not allow the exclusion of certain types of warranties or limitations on applicable statutory rights of a consumer, so some or all of the above exclusions and limitations may not apply to you. But in such a case the exclusions and limitations set forth in this section shall be applied to the greatest extent enforceable under applicable law.

I may revise these Terms of Use for this website at any time without prior notice. By using this website, you are agreeing to be bound by the current version of these Terms and Conditions of Use.

8. Your Privacy

Please read our Privacy Policy.

9. Governing Law

Any claim related to this website shall be governed by the laws of Thailand without regards to its conflict of law provisions.

10. Contact

If you have any questions about these Terms and Conditions, you can contact me.