Terms of Use

This Terms of Use is effective January 1, 2015.

By using the TechLoy.com (the “Site”) website (including, without limitation, any associated websites, forums or blogs, email and RSS feeds such as GearLoy.com and Telecomist.com, collectively part of LOY Media, LLC (the “Network”) you agree to be bound by the following Terms of Use (the “Terms”).

These Terms govern only the materials published and/or distributed on the Site (including, but not limited to articles, images, illustrations, source and object codes, etc) (the “Content”) related to the Site and do not cover any other linked or referenced website associated with the Site, unless specifically stated.

LOY Media, LLC reserves the right to modify these Terms from time to time without notice, for any reason at its sole discretion. The Network may post or display notices of material changes on the Site and/or may email you about these changes.

Kindly review these Terms from time to time so that you will be apprised of any changes. By using the Site, you understand, acknowledge and agree that you will abide by and be bound by these Terms.

1. Use of Content

The Content that appears on the Site is intended for your personal, noncommercial use only. Commercial use of any of the Content of the Site is strictly prohibited, unless otherwise stated in this Terms.

You may not copy, modify, publish, transmit, adapt, participate in the transfer or sale of, reproduce, create new works from, distribute, perform, display, or in any way exploit, any of the Content in whole or in part, without the express written consent of LOY Media, LLC or the copyright owner identified in the copyright notice in the Content, except otherwise stated in this Terms.

The Site make its Content available under a Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial License, for non-commercial reproduction with credit to the Site. This license permits anyone to reproduce, remix, or otherwise alter original the Sites’ Content so long as credit is given to the Site.

This includes, specifically, permission:

  1. To reproduce quotes from the Site;
  2. To reproduce screenshots of any page of the Site;
  3. To include the Site’s original content in material for movies, TV, print, online, etc


The Content are protected by copyright pursuant to the Federal Republic of Nigeria and International copyright laws, and are owned or controlled by LOY Media, LLC or the party credited as the provider of the Content.

2. Syndication of Content

The Network grants you a limited, revocable, non-transferable, non-assignable and non-exclusive license to re-use the Site’s Content subject to the Terms of this agreement.

The Site makes its Content available for syndication either via the web, mobile and/or in print. This Content syndication license permits anyone to re-use the Sites’ original Content for a license fee, without altering the Content and so long as credit is given to the Site.

Except otherwise stated in this Terms, you must not remove the internal links in the Sites’ content. The Site logo and/or URL should appear on each page displaying the Site Content. You must not modify the format or branding of the headlines, text and other information provided in the RSS feeds. You must not remove the “More From [Site name]” links back to the original Site at the end of each post.

The Content syndication license does not give you any ownership of, or any other intellectual property interest in, any Content, and may be suspended or terminated for any reason, in the Site’s sole discretion, and without advance notice or liability.

The Network charges a license fee for the commercial use of the Site’s Content via the web, mobile and/or in print. By signing up as a Content Syndication Partner, you agree to abide by the terms of this section of the agreement.

You may provide an electronic notice of interest to become a Content Syndication Partner of the Site by emailing syndication@techloy.com

You also agree to pay the Network the licence fees applicable for the duration of your syndicating the Sites’ Content. All license fees are paid in advance and are non-refundable. The Network expressly reserves the right to change the licence fees at any time, upon notice to you.

3. RSS or Feed Content

The Site provides an RSS feed for its Content. If you are using all or substantially all of the feed, we ask that you do not modify it in any way, including the stripping out of advertisements and abide by the following guidelines:

  1. Full ad-supported feeds are intended only for personal use in RSS readers.
  2. For all other feed uses, including reproduction on websites, you should only use the Excerpt feeds, unless otherwise agreed with the Site.
  3. You must not add content, including any advertisements or other promotional content, to the RSS feeds.


The Site reserves the right to object to your presentation of the RSS feeds and the right to require you to cease using the RSS feeds at any time.

The Site further reserves the right to terminate its distribution of the RSS feeds or change the content or formatting of the RSS feeds at any time without notice to you.

4. User-Generated Content

The Network will not accept responsibility for the content of user comments. You are solely responsible for your communications on the Site. However, you agree not to do any of the following:

  1. Do not post threatening, harassing, defamatory, or libelous material.
  2. Do not intentionally make false or misleading statements.
  3. Do not offer to sell or buy any product or service.
  4. Do not post material that infringes copyright or any other intellectual property interest.
  5. Do not post information that you know to be confidential or sensitive or otherwise in breach of the law.


Please note that once you post a comment to the Site, it becomes part of the public conversation. We do not remove a user’s comments unless we deem them to be in violation of our Terms of Use.

If a third party complains that your comment violates our Terms of Use or their rights, we will invite them to respond in the comments themselves.

If they pursue the complaint, we will make reasonable efforts to contact you by the means you have provided us, to alert you to the situation. We will protect your contact information, but may be compelled to turn it over pursuant to legal process.

5. Third-Party Websites Content

The Site may contain external links to third-party websites. The Network is not responsible for the accuracy, availability or reliability of any information, goods, data, opinions, advice or statements made available on third-party websites.

Visitors to the Site assume complete responsibility and risk in their use of any third-party websites. Visitors should direct any concerns regarding any external link to the third-party website’s administrator or webmaster.

This Terms of Use is effective January 1, 2015.

Creative Commons License

This Site is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 3.0 Unported License.