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Rights and Responsibilities of the Site. The Site respects the intellectual property of others, and we
ask our users to do the same. The Site may, in appropriate circumstances and at its discretion, disable and/or terminate the accounts of users who may be repeat infringers. If you believe that your work has been copied in a way that constitutes copyright infringement, or your intellectual property rights have been otherwise violated, please provide the Site’s Copyright Agent with the following information:
- An electronic or physical signature of the person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of the copyright or other intellectual property interest;
- A description of the copyrighted work or other intellectual property that you claim has been infringed;
- A description of where the material that you claim is infringing is located on the site;
- Your address, telephone number, and email address;
- A statement by you that you have a good faith belief that the disputed use is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law;
- A statement by you, made under penalty of perjury, that the above information in your notice is accurate and that you are the copyright or intellectual property owner or authorized to act on the copyright or intellectual property owner’s behalf.
The Site’s Agent for Notice of claims of copyright or other intellectual property infringement can be reached as follows: Sharon Dorbritz, firstname.lastname@example.org
The Site is not the publisher or author of the User Content. It is a passive service for storage and dissemination of the ideas and opinions that [the Site] members may choose to post and distribute as User Content. The Site does not screen works before they are posted, and no prior approval is required for posting. The Site disclaims all copyright and ownership in such works and all responsibility for them.
Although we cannot make an absolute guarantee of system security, the Site takes reasonable steps to maintain security. If you have reason to believe system security has been breached, contact us by email at [email address] for help.
If the Site’s technical staff finds that files or processes belonging to a member pose a threat to the proper
technical operation of the system or to the security of other members, the Sit] reserves the right to delete those files or to stop those processes. If the Site technical staff suspects a user name is being used by someone who is not authorized by the proper user, [the Site] may disable that user’s access in order to preserve system security. In all such cases, the Site will contact the member as soon as feasible.
The Site has the right, in our sole and absolute discretion, to
- edit, redact or otherwise change any User Content,
- re-categorize any User Content to place it in a more appropriate location or
The Site reserves the right to refuse service to anyone and to cancel user access at any time.
6.2 Rights and Responsibilities of the Site Users or Other Posters of User Content. You are legally and ethically responsible for any User Content – writings, files, pictures or any other work – that you post or transmit using any [the Site] service that allows interaction or dissemination of information. In posting User Content, you are responsible for honoring the rights of others, including intellectual-property rights (copyright, patent and trademark), the right to privacy and the right not to be libeled or slandered. For example, if you wish to post a copyrighted work as User Content, you are responsible for first obtaining the copyright holder’s permission.
Under United States federal law, you retain copyright on all works you create and post as User Content, unless you choose specifically to renounce it. By posting such user content, you grant a license to the Site to use, reprint, distribute, modify, and create derivative works, which will be owned by the Site. In posting a work as User Content, you authorize other members who have access to that service to make personal and customary use of the work, including creating links or reposting, but not otherwise to reproduce or disseminate it unless you give permission for such dissemination. You also give permission to the Site to copy your works as part of the normal backup process. You have the right to remove any of your works from User Content at any time.
6.3. Your Rights and Responsibilities as a User and Reader of User Content. You are not required to provide your real name when signing up as a user of the Site. SKI permits anonymous or pseudonymous accounts. Any user may request that such member’s e-mail address be hidden to provide for additional privacy.
If you have a complaint about the behavior or posts of another user, it is your responsibility to attempt to resolve the conflict, typically by contacting that person directly, if possible. Normally, the Site staff will not take a role in mediating conflicts between you and other users. The Sitedoes not take responsibility for your behavior or that of other users.
Your access to the postings that users have posted as User Content is for your personal use only. If you want to redistribute postings you find as User Content, it is your responsibility to obtain permission from the poster (and any other person with rights in such work).
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- THE SITE OR THE MATERIALS WILL MEET YOUR REQUIREMENTS;
- THE SITE OR THE MATERIALS WILL BE AVAILABLE ON AN UNINTERRUPTED, TIMELY, SECURE OR ERROR-FREE BASIS;
- THE RESULTS THAT MAY BE OBTAINED FROM THE USE OF THE SITE, OR ANY MATERIALS OFFERED THROUGH THE SITE, WILL BE ACCURATE OR RELIABLE; OR
- THE QUALITY OF ANY PRODUCTS, SERVICES, INFORMATION OR OTHER MATERIAL PURCHASED OR OBTAINED BY YOU THROUGH THE SITE OR IN RELIANCE ON THE MATERIALS WILL MEET YOUR EXPECTATIONS OR ARE SUITABLE FOR YOUR USE OR CIRCUMSTANCES.
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11. Compliance with Intellectual Property Laws. When accessing the Site or using the Site and the Services, you agree to obey the law and you agree to respect the intellectual property rights of others. Your use of the Service and the Site is at all times governed by and subject to laws regarding copyright, trademark, and other intellectual property ownership. You agree not to upload, download, display, perform, transmit or otherwise distribute any information or content in violation of any third party’s copyrights, trademarks or other intellectual property or proprietary rights. You agree to abide by laws regarding copyright ownership and use of intellectual property, and you shall be solely responsible for any violations of any relevant laws and for any infringements of third party rights caused by any content you provide or transmit or that is provided or transmitted using your user account on the Site.
If you believe that any content on the Site is infringing on your copyright, you may seek the removal of such content by providing notice to us in accordance with the Notice and Take Down provisions of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act at [email address] as described above in Section 5.1.
12. Inappropriate Content. When accessing the Site or using the Site’s Services, you agree not to upload, download, display, perform, transmit or otherwise distribute any content that:
is libelous, defamatory, obscene, pornographic, abusive or threatening;
advocates or encourages conduct that could constitute a criminal offense, give rise to civil liability or otherwise violate any applicable local, state, national or foreign law or regulation; or
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