DISCOUNT SHIPPING STORAGE AND LOGISTICS NETWORK
LINKING POLICY

Updated: October 14, 2008

Thank you for your interest in linking to the Discount Shipping Storage and Logistics Network (“DSSLN”) Website.

Discount Shipping Storage and Logistics Network (“DSSLN”) provides various services to the logistics and supply chain industry as well as to their customers.  To that end, DSSLN operates dssln.com, dssln.info, dssln.org, dssln.net and discountshippingstorageandlogisticsnetwork.com. It is from these sites that member companies are allowed to create profiles and post text, files, images, photos, video, sounds, musical works, works of authorship, applications, and other materials (collectively referred to as “Content“) in order to display and/or promote or otherwise enhance the current image or service offerings of their companies.

The services offered by DSSLN include any and all DSSLN branded URLs (the “DSSLN Website“), DSSLN embedded audio and video players and other applications offered now or in the future by DSSLN in connection with the DSSLN Website (collectively, the “DSSLN Services“).

You may receive a copy of this linking policy automatically by emailing us at: linkpolicy@dssln.info, Subject: Linking Policy

Linking TO the DSSLN Website

DSSLN does NOT endorse companies, products or services, and strictly prohibits any suggestion of endorsement, recommendation, or superiority of one company, product or service over another company, product or service.

A third party (you) may link to the DSSLN Website, provided that the third party acknowledges and agrees that:

(a)                 The link must be in a plain text-only format and does not use DSSLN logo or any other DSSLN-related mark, with the exception of the DSSLN banners, badges and other marks supplied by DSSLN for the purposes of linking (which are available for download).

(b)                 The link must be displayed in a proportionate manner, spatially separated from, and not otherwise associated with, any sponsorship advertising, or other commercial text or graphics that may be on the page/area containing such link;

(c)                 The site that links to the DSSLN Website (“Linking Website”) or the link itself must not be used as a method of creating an unauthorized association between an organization, business, goods or services (on the one hand) and DSSLN or the DSSLN Services (on the other hand) or otherwise misrepresent the relationship of DSSLN with a third party or the Linking Website;

(d)                The Linking Website must not imply that DSSLN is endorsing or sponsoring any third party or its products or services;

(e)                 The Linking Website must not replicate content on the DSSLN Website, except as allowed pursuant to the DSSLN Terms of Use; Agreement

(f)                  The Linking Website must not present false information about DSSLN;

(g)                 DSSLN does not allow the framing of its Website.  When setting up a link to the DSSLN Website, the DSSLN Website must open in a new Web browser.  The Linking Website must not create a frame, browser or border environment around any of the content of the DSSLN Website, including any frame, browser or border environment containing any sponsorship, advertising or other commercial text or graphics;

(h)                The Linking Website must not contain materials that would violate any laws or contain content that could be construed as obscene, libelous, defamatory, or otherwise harmful to DSSLN.

(i)                  DSSLN may update this Linking Policy from time to time and any changes will be notified via an announcement on the DSSLN Website.  Such changes will be immediately effective after such notice has been posted.

(j)                   Notwithstanding anything to the contrary contained in this Linking Policy, DSSLN reserves the right to deny or rescind permission to link to the DSSLN Website from any Linking Website and by any third party, and to require termination of any link to the DSSLN Website, for any reason in the sole and absolute discretion of DSSLN.

(k)                The posting AND/or creation of any link to the DSSLN Website signifies that you have read this Linking Policy and agree to abide by the terms and conditions contained herein.

Further, the posting AND/or creation of any link to the DSSLN Website signifies that you have read the DSSLN Terms of Use Agreement and the DSSLN Privacy Policy and agree to abide by the terms and conditions containeD therein.

 

Linking FROM the DSSLN Website

When the DSSLN Website includes links to other sites, DSSLN does not assume any responsibility or liability for any communications or materials available at the sites to which it links, including responsibility or liability for their accuracy.

No link on the DSSLN Website is a referral or endorsement of either the linked-to entity or any product or service.  Such links are provided for reference purposes and convenience only.

DSSLN does not provide links from the DSSLN Website to external commercial sites except as specified by a pre-existing sponsorship agreement/contract, partnership or other contractual business relationship.

DSSLN reserves the right to add, modify and/or delete this Linking Policy at any time without recourse.

DSSLN may update this Linking Policy from time to time and any changes will be notified via an announcement on the DSSLN Website.  Such changes will be immediately effective after such notice has been posted.