Website Terms and Conditions of Use/Privacy Statement


POSTMASTER: Send address changes to the Commercial Recorder, Post Office Box 11038, Fort Worth, Texas 76110. NOTICE: Material published in the Commercial Recorder is compiled at considerable expense and is for the sole and exclusive use of the subscribers. Any republication or resale of the information contained herein without the consent of the Commercial Recorder is forbidden. Violators will be subject to legal redress The records printed in the Commercial Recorder are duplicates of those filed for public record, and do not necessarily affect the business or financial standing of the parties mentioned and any explanation of any of these items will be published upon request Every precaution is taken in compiling and printing all records of the courts, but the Commercial Recorder assumes no liability for errors or omissions.



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No Refunds On Subscription----No Exceptions

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      “Commercial Recorder,” Recorder Publishing, and or Ratcliff Publishing, Inc., and their website, is owned and operated by Ratcliff Publications Inc. Because it is our website, Commercial Recorder can change the content of this website at any time without warning. By accessing our website, you consent to all of our rules without modification, and most important, if you are enjoying our website then you must agree to all of our rules. Not just one or two of them, but ALL of them. Also, we have the right to change our rules at any time. If you don't feel like sticking to our rules, then we have to ask you to not use the Commercial Recorder website. Then you won't be able to learn about all of the neat things going on the in our newspaper or on its web pages.

      Always remember that the Commercial Recorder newspaper, logo, our stories, pictures, exhibit and program names, and all other information on the website are protected by United States and foreign copyright and trademark law. Using any of these items in an unauthorized manner is prohibited by law. Also, PLEASE don't modify anything on the Commercial Recorder website because it will violate our intellectual property rights. In other words, please don't trash or change any of our stuff!

      While we want you to visit our website often (every day if you like), it can only be used for your personal, non-commercial use and enjoyment. That means that you can download one copy of the website on one computer. If you like our website so much that you would like to use it in a commercial fashion, then you MUST ask us first in writing. We can't promise that we'll be able to let you, but it never hurts to ask. Send your written request to: Ratcliff Publications Inc., Janet Ratcliff, P. O. Box 11038, Fort Worth, Texas 76110-0038, or email to recorder@flash.net.

      Now a few words to keep both of us truthful. Our lawyers say we have to state that “Commercial Recorder”, Recorder Publishing, and Ratcliff Publications, Inc., cannot be held liable for any harm or injuries caused by, including but not limited to, any failure of performance, error, omission, interruption, defect, delay in operation of transmission, computer virus, on-line failure, or anything else odd that happens.

      We'd love to hear from you and have you send us your ideas. However, when you send us messages it is important for you to know that they are not confidential. That means that several different people will probably read what you wrote. If you send us any drawings, comments, suggestions or ideas, they become ours. We will have exclusive ownership and will be entitled to use your submission for any commercial or other purpose whatsoever, without compensation to you or any other person sending the submission. Because of the nature of the internet, it is possible that information voluntarily submitted by you may be collected by third parties and may result in unsolicited messages. Ratcliff Publications Inc and its subsidiaries are not liable or responsible for such actions by third parties.

      While using this website, you may not post or transmit any material that is libelous, defamatory, obscene, or that violates any other person's rights. You may not post or transmit material with the intent to threaten the safety of others or with the effect of causing another person to perceive a threat to his or her safety. When you post or transmit material to this website, you represent that you are the sole owner of the material or that you have the right to license the use of the material. You must abide by all applicable laws while using this website.

      Did you know that there are certain places where our website is not supposed to be? That's right. The “Commercial Recorder” website is operated from Fort Worth, Texas, and may not be suitable in other locations. If you decide to use it somewhere else, then you need to be aware of local laws that deal with using a website. The law states that this website may not be downloaded or otherwise exported or re-exported to (or to a nation or resident of) any country to which the U.S. has placed an embargo, including without limitation Cuba, Iran, Iraq, Libya, North Korea, Syria, or Yugoslavia. It also cannot go to anyone on the U.S. Treasury Department's Specially Designated Nationals list or to anyone on the U.S. Commerce Department's Table of Denial Orders. So think of yourself as special and privileged and keep the website here in the good ol' USA The main goal of our website is for you to have an enjoyable time while on the Internet. So any opinions expressed on the website do not necessarily reflect those of the “Commercial Recorder,” Recorder Publishing, and or Ratcliff Publishing Inc.

      While you are on our website, you'll probably notice that there are several links to other websites. Because these links are not those of Ratcliff Publications Inc. or its subsidiaries, we are not responsible for and do not necessarily endorse the links or their contents.

      The Commercial Recorder website is offered on an "as-is" basis without any warranties of any kind. We cannot guarantee that our website will appear perfect on your screen or that it will not contain any typos or technical inaccuracies. Also, please keep in mind that “Commercial Recorder,” Recorder Publishing, and or Ratcliff Publishing Inc., is not responsible if a virus or some other harmful thing is related to our website. “Commercial Recorder,” Recorder Publishing, and or Ratcliff Publications, Inc., cannot be held liable for any direct, indirect, special, or consequential damages caused by your use or, or your inability to use, “Commercial Recorder,” Recorder Publishing Company, and or Ratcliff Publications Inc., materials on this website, including but not limited to, any failure of performance, error, omission, interruption, defect, delay in operation of transmission, computer virus, online failure, or anything else odd that happens. Your sole remedy is to stop using this website.

      If you just hate our rules and don't want to follow them, then you can end your agreement with us by following a few simple steps. First, destroy everything obtained from the “Commercial Recorder,” Recorder Publishing, and or Ratcliff Publications, Inc., website. Second, destroy all related documentation and all copies, printouts, and installation from our website. But, we also have the right to terminate our relationship with you, if you do not follow our rules. By accessing this website, you agree to indemnify and hold harmless “Commercial Recorder”, Recorder Publishing and or Ratcliff Publications Inc., and all parties claiming through them  for, from and against any and all claims and liabilities arising out of, related to or resulting from your violation of our rules. These terms and conditions shall be governed and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of Texas. By accessing this website, you expressly consent to personal jurisdiction in the state or federal courts of the State of Texas. If any provision of these terms and conditions of use is found to be invalid, the invalidity of such provision shall not affect the validity of the remaining provisions. No waiver of any of these terms and conditions will be deemed a further or continuing waiver of such term or condition or any other term or condition.

       See, that wasn't so bad, huh? Cruise through our website as often as you want, and leave everything just as you found it. We always welcome your ideas, suggestions, brainstorms, input whatever you think will make the “Commercial Recorder,” Recorder Publishing, and or Ratcliff Publishing Inc., shine! Thanks for wandering this far through our information.


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Refund Policy

       Your satisfaction is our success. Unfortunately, “Commercial Recorder,” Recorder Publishing, Ratcliff Publications, Inc., subscriptions, legals, and printed Job Work materials are not refundable. Be sure to review the payment details listed in all Invoices.