Terms & Privacy


Welcome to LinuxMadeEasy.com! These terms of use govern your use of this website and any related content, products, or services provided by Shane Cole (“I” or “me”).

About me

I’m Shane Cole, the owner and sole author of LinuxMadeEasy.com. As the creator of this blog, I’m passionate about Linux and sharing my insights, experiences, and knowledge with you.

Purpose of these terms

These terms of use outline the rules and guidelines for using the website found at LinuxMadeEasy.com. By accessing or using this website, you agree to abide by these terms and conditions. If you do not agree with any part of these terms, please refrain from using this website.

Contact Information

If you have any questions about these terms of use or need to contact me for any reason, you can reach me at [email protected].

Privacy Statement

LinuxMadeEasy.com respects your privacy and does not collect any personal information from its users. However, please note that this website uses Cloudflare services to enhance performance, security, and reliability. As a result, Cloudflare may collect certain technical data, including IP addresses, for these purposes.

Cloudflare’s data processing activities are governed by its own privacy policy, which you can review at cloudflare.com. Be aware that Cloudflare’s privacy practices may differ from mine.

If you have any questions about how your data is processed by Cloudflare or about my privacy practices, please contact me at [email protected]om.

Cookies Policy

LinuxMadeEasy.com does not use any cookies.

Affiliation Disclaimer

This website “LinuxMadeEasy.com” (LME) is an independent publication and is not affiliated, endorsed, or sponsored by Linux®, The Linux® Foundation, or Linus Torvalds. LME operates primarily as a platform for sharing information, insights, and resources related to Linux® and open-source software.

Copyright Notice

All original content created and published by Shane Cole on this Blog is protected by copyright laws. This includes but is not limited to text, images, graphics, logos, and audiovisual materials created by Shane Cole. You may not reproduce, distribute, modify, or create derivative works of any original content on this blog without the prior written consent of Shane Cole, except as permitted by law or as expressly provided in these terms of use.

If you believe that any content on this blog infringes your copyright, please notify me immediately at [email protected] with sufficient detail to enable me to identify the allegedly infringing material and take appropriate action.

Limitation of Liability

Under no circumstances shall Shane Cole be liable for any direct, indirect, incidental, consequential, or punitive damages arising out of your use of this blog.

Indemnity Clause

You agree to indemnify and hold harmless Shane Cole from any claims, damages, liabilities, costs, or expenses (including legal fees) arising from your use of this blog or your violation of these terms.

General Disclaimer

The information provided on LinuxMadeEasy.com (the “Blog”) is for educational purposes only. While I endeavour to keep the information up to date and accurate, I make no representations or warranties of any kind, express or implied, about the completeness, accuracy, reliability, suitability, or availability with respect to the Blog or the information, products, services, or related graphics contained on the Blog for any purpose. Any reliance you place on such information is therefore strictly at your own risk.

In no event will I be liable for any loss or damage including without limitation, indirect or consequential loss or damage, or any loss or damage whatsoever arising from loss of data or profits arising out of, or in connection with, the use of this Blog.

Through this Blog, you are able to link to other websites that are not under my control. I have no control over the nature, content, and availability of those sites. The inclusion of any links does not necessarily imply a recommendation or endorse the views expressed within them.

Every effort is made to keep the Blog up and running smoothly. However, I take no responsibility for, and will not be liable for, the Blog being temporarily unavailable due to technical issues beyond my control.

Please Note:

The information provided on this Blog is for educational purposes only. While I endeavour to provide accurate and helpful information, it is important to understand that every situation is unique, and the content provided may not apply to every individual circumstance. I am committed to providing reliable and insightful content, but readers should exercise their own judgment and discretion when applying the information to their specific situations.


The Blog may contain affiliate links or links to websites owned or operated by UKCOA LTD. or its affiliates. These links may generate a commission or other compensation for Shane Cole or UKCOA LTD. if you make a purchase or take action after clicking on them.

As the owner of this personal blog, I may occasionally promote products, services, or content from UKCOA LTD. or other companies I am affiliated with. However, please note that any recommendations or endorsements are based on my genuine beliefs and experiences, and I only promote products or services that I truly believe will be valuable to my readers.

While I endeavor to provide accurate and unbiased information, I encourage you to exercise your own judgment and discretion when considering any products, services, or offers mentioned on this blog.


If any provision of these terms is found to be invalid or unenforceable, the remaining provisions shall remain in full force and effect.

No Waiver

Failure to enforce any provision of these terms shall not be construed as a waiver of such provision or the right to enforce it in the future.

Governing Law

These terms of use shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of England and Wales. Any dispute arising out of or relating to these terms shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of England and Wales.


In the event of any dispute arising out of or relating to these terms of use or your use of the blog, the parties shall attempt to resolve the dispute amicably through good-faith negotiations. If the parties are unable to reach a resolution within a reasonable period, any unresolved disputes shall be resolved by arbitration in accordance with the Arbitration Act 1996 (or any successor legislation), or any other applicable arbitration law.

Updates and Changes

I reserve the right to modify or replace these terms of use at any time without prior notice. By continuing to use this blog after any revisions become effective, you agree to be bound by the updated terms. It is your responsibility to review these terms periodically for changes.

If you have any concerns or questions about these terms of use, please contact me at [email protected].