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Terms of Use

These Terms of Use set forth the terms and conditions for your use of historyofcuba.com, from here on referred to as "the Site," "this Site," and "historyofcuba.com." You should carefully review these Terms of Use before using the Site. The Site is the property of Jerry Sierra. BY USING THE SITE, YOU AGREE TO THESE TERMS OF USE; IF YOU DO NOT AGREE, DO NOT USE THE SITE.

historyofcuba.com reserves the right to amend these Terms of Use at any time and will notify you of any such changes to the Terms of Use by posting the revised Terms of Use on the Site. Unless otherwise specified, such changes shall be effective immediately upon posting. You have the obligation to review changes in these Terms of Use. Your continued use of the Site constitutes your agreement to be bound by such changes to the Terms of Use. As long as you comply with these Terms of Use, historyofcuba.com grants you a personal, non-exclusive, non-transferable, limited privilege to enter and use the Site.


The contents of the Site, such as text, graphics, images, articles, timelines, galleries and essays, are provided for informational purposes only. The list of books in the Bibliography is, similarly, provided for informational purposes only.

You may view the information on the Site, provided that you (1) do not remove any proprietary notice language in all copies of such documents, (2) use such information only for your personal, non-commercial, educational and informational purpose and do not copy or post such information on any networked computer or broadcast it in any media without proper citation to historyofcuba.com, (3) make no modifications to any such information, and (4) do not make any additional representations or warranties relating to such documents.

The content presented in this Site is protected by copyright under both United States and foreign laws. Any use of the Content not expressly permitted by these Terms and Conditions is a breach of these Terms and Conditions and may violate copyright and other laws. Content and features are subject to change or termination without notice at the editorial discretion of Jerry Sierra. If you violate any of these Terms and Conditions, your permission to use the Content automatically terminates and you must immediately destroy any copies you have downloaded or printed of any portion of the Content.

Your Use of the Site

You agree that you will not take any action that imposes an unreasonable or disproportionately large load on the infrastructure of the Site. You agree not to use any device, software or routine to interfere or attempt to interfere with the proper working of the Site or any transaction being conducted on the Site, or with any other person's use of the Site. You may not use the Site for any purpose that is unlawful or prohibited by these Terms of Use, or to solicit the performance of any illegal activity or other activity which infringes the rights of historyofcuba.com or others.


Additional terms and conditions may apply to purchases of goods or services and are made a part of these Terms of Use by this reference. You agree to abide by such other terms and conditions. If there is a conflict between these Terms of Use and the terms posted for or applicable to a specific portion of the Site or for any service offered on or through the Site, the latter terms shall control with respect to your use of that portion of the Site or the specific service.

There may be changes to any products or services offered on the Site, or the applicable prices for any such products or services, at any time, without notice. The materials on the Site with respect to products and services may be out of date, and there is no commitment to update the materials on the Site with respect to such products and services.

Links to Other Sites

This Site may contain links to other independent third-party Web sites. These sites are provided solely as a convenience and reference. Such sites are not under the control of Jerry Sierra and Jerry Sierra assumes no responsibility for and does not endorse the content of such sites, including any information or materials contained on such sites. You will need to make your own independent judgment regarding your interaction with these sites.

Limitation of Liability

Under no circumstances, including, but not limited to, negligence, shall historyofcuba.com be liable for any direct, incidental, special or consequential damages that result from the use of, or the inability to use, historyofcuba.com. You specifically acknowledge and agree that historyofcuba.com is not liable for any defamatory, offensive or illegal conduct of any user. Your sole remedy against historyofcuba.com for dissatisfaction with the Site or any content is to stop using the Site or any such content.


historyofcuba.com does not promise that the Site will be error-free or uninterrupted, or that any defects will be corrected, or that your use of the Site will provide specific results. This Site and its content are delivered on an 'as-is' basis and the Site is a continuing work in progress and may never be "complete" the way traditional media is considered "complete," and the Site makes no warranty and is provided "as available," "with all faults," and the entire risk as to satisfactory quality, technical performance, accuracy and effort is with you. You agree that you must evaluate and bear all risks, associated with, the use of the Site and of any content, including any reliance on the accuracy, completeness, or usefulness of such content.

All information provided on the Site is subject to change without notice. historyofcuba.com cannot ensure that any files or other data you download from the Site will be free from viruses or contamination or destructive features. historyofcuba.com disclaims all warranties, express or implied, including any warranties of accuracy, non-infringement, merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose. historyofcuba.com disclaims any and all liability for the acts, omissions and conduct of any third parties in connection with or related to your use of the Site. You assume total responsibility for your use of the Site and any linked sites.

historyofcuba.com reserves the right to do any of the following, at any time, without notice: (1) to modify, suspend or terminate operation of or access to the Site, or any portion of the Site, for any reason; (2) to modify or change the Site, or any portion of the Site, and any applicable policies or terms; and (3) to interrupt the operation of the Site, or any portion of the Site as necessary to perform routine or non-routine maintenance, error correction, or other changes.

Governing Law; Dispute Resolution

You agree that all matters relating to your access to or use of the Site, including all disputes, will be governed by the laws of the United States and by the laws of the State of California without regard to its conflicts of laws provisions. If any provision of this agreement shall be unlawful, void or for any reason unenforceable, then that provision shall be deemed severable from this agreement and shall not affect the validity and enforceability of any remaining provisions.


The failure of historyofcuba.com to insist on or enforce strict performance of these Terms of Use shall not be construed as a waiver by historyofcuba.com of any provision or any right it has to enforce these Terms of Use, nor shall any course of conduct between historyofcuba.com and you or any other party be deemed to modify any provision of these Terms of Use. These Terms of Use shall not be interpreted or construed to confer any rights or remedies on any third parties.

This agreement is effective until terminated by Jerry Sierra, at any time without notice. In the event of termination, the disclaimers and limitations set forth in this agreement, shall survive.

The Terms of Use presented here were last updated and posted on April 30, 2005.