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AEI Legal Disclaimer
In consideration for using an AEI web site, you explicitly agree to the terms and conditions set forth in this document as may be modified from time to time.
Site Usage Agreement
You understand that all information, including but not limited to data, text, software, music, sound, photographs, graphics, video, messages or other materials, (the "Materials"), is the sole responsibility of the person from whom such Materials originated. This means that you, and not The Academic Edge (AEI), are solely responsible for all Materials that you upload, post, email, transmit or otherwise make available (collectively "Upload") via any portion of the Site. We do not control all of the Materials posted via the Site and, as such, cannot and do not guarantee the accuracy, integrity or quality of such Materials. You understand that by using the Site, you may be exposed to Materials that may be offensive or objectionable. Under no circumstances will AEI be liable in any way for any errors or omissions in any Materials, or for any loss or damage of any kind incurred as a result of the use of any Materials Uploaded via the Site. You agree to not use the Site to: (i) upload any Materials that are unlawful, harmful, threatening, abusive, harassing, tortious, defamatory, vulgar, obscene, libelous, invasive of another's privacy, hateful, or racially, ethnically or otherwise objectionable; (ii) impersonate any person or entity, including, but not limited to, an AEI representative, or misrepresent your affiliation with a person or entity; (iii) Upload any Materials that you do not have a legal right to make available or that infringe any patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright or other proprietary rights of any party; and (iv) upload any unsolicited or unauthorized advertising, promotional materials, "junk mail," "spam," "chain letters," "pyramid schemes," or any Material that contains software viruses or the like. You understand and agree that the AEI does not pre-screen all Materials, but that we and our designees shall have the right at our sole discretion to refuse or remove any Materials posted to the Site.
AEI and their respective agents and representatives, both individually and collectively, make no representations with respect to the contents hereof and specifically disclaim any other warranties, including but not limited to implied or express warranties of merchantability or fitness for any particular usage, application or purpose. The material provided on the AEI's Sites is designed for educational and entertainment purposes only.
The information on the AEI Site(s) is provided with the understanding that the AEI is not engaged in rendering medical advice or recommendation. You should not rely on any information in text files, messages, articles or other forms on media on our sites to replace consultations with qualified health care professionals to meet your individual medical needs.
Materials copyrighted by AEI are for personal use only. Permission to otherwise reprint or electronically reproduce any document in part or in its entirety is expressly prohibited, unless prior written consent is obtained from the rightful owner.
The compilation of information on the AEI Site(s), including the design and organization is copyrighted and may not be reprinted nor electronically reproduced. Information copyrighted or owned by any individual or entity other than the AEI is for personal use only. All of The Academic Edge web sites include a variety of materials created by a large number of individuals through various avenues of funding and submission. Although these works may be freely accessible on the World Wide Web and may not include any statement about copyright, the U.S. Copyright Act nevertheless provides that such works are protected by copyright. Users must assume that works are protected by copyright until they learn otherwise.
Unless rights of use are clearly stated with respect to an individual item, users must seek permission from the copyright owner for all uses that are allowed by fair use and other provisions of the U.S. Copyright Act. If you need assistance with identifying or locating the copyright owner of a work, please contact AEI.
The Academic Edge office designated to respond to allegations of copyright infringement on the part of individuals at The Academic Edge, in accordance with the Digital Millennium Copyright Act, is identified below, along with contact information.
The act requires the complainant to include certain information in a complaint, and providing that information in the initial contact may help speed resolution of the complaint.
Digital Millennium Copyright Act
The Digital Millennium Copyright Act specifies that all infringement claims must be in writing (either electronic mail or paper letter) and must include the following elements:
- a physical or electronic signature;
- identification of the infringed work;
- identification of the infringed material;
- contact information for the complainant, e.g. address, telephone number, electronic mail address;
- a statement that the complaining party has a good faith belief that use of the material in the manner complained of is not authorized by the copyright owner or the law; and
- a statement that the information contained in the notification is accurate, and under penalty of perjury, that the complaining party is authorized to act on behalf of the copyright owner.
When inquiries are E-mailed to us, we store the question and the E-mail address information so that we can respond electronically. Unless otherwise required by statute, we do not identify publicly who sends questions or comments to our web site. We will not obtain information that will allow us to personally identify you when you visit our site, unless you chose to provide such information to us.
By submitting an inquiry of any type through any means to us, you are providing us with permission to to respond to that inquiry and to send additional information at any time, through whatever channel we elect to use, including email, email campaigns, and telephone, until such time as you elect to opt-out of any or all messaging. We will not sell your email to others and we will immediately respect your wishes to unsubscribe from any or all of our messaging except those required as part of a continued business relationship.
Agent Contact Information
For inquires regarding copyright and other legal matters, please contact:
Legal and Copyright Management
The Academic Edge, Inc.
PO Box 5307
Bloomington, Indiana 47407-5307
Links to Other Sites
The Site may provide links to other World Wide Web sites or resources. You acknowledge and agree that AEI has no control over such sites and resources and is not responsible for the availability of such external sites or resources, and does not endorse and is not responsible or liable for any Materials, advertising, products, or other materials on or available from such sites or resources. You further acknowledge and agree that the AEI shall not be responsible or liable, directly or indirectly, for any damage or loss caused or alleged to be caused by or in connection with use of or reliance on any such Materials or goods available on or through any such site or resource.
Warranties and Limitations
YOU EXPRESSLY UNDERSTAND AND AGREE THAT THIS SITE AND THE CONTENT ARE PROVIDED "AS IS". AEI, ITS AGENTS, AND ITS SUPPLIERS, TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, DISCLAIM ALL WARRANTIES, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, STATUTORY OR OTHERWISE, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, NON-INFRINGEMENT OF THIRD PARTIES' RIGHTS, AND FITNESS FOR PARTICULAR PURPOSE. SPECIFICALLY, AEI, ITS AGENTS, AND ITS SUPPLIERS MAKE NO REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES ABOUT THE ACCURACY, RELIABILITY, COMPLETENESS, CURRENTNESS, OR TIMELINESS OF THE CONTENT, SOFTWARE, TEXT, GRAPHICS, TOOLS, LINKS, OR COMMUNICATIONS PROVIDED ON OR THROUGH THE USE OF THE SITE.
IN NO EVENT SHALL AEI, ITS AGENTS, ITS SUPPLIERS, OR ANY THIRD PARTIES MENTIONED ON THE SITE BE LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES (INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, INCIDENTAL AND CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, PERSONAL INJURY/WRONGFUL DEATH, LOST PROFITS, OR DAMAGES RESULTING FROM LOST DATA OR BUSINESS INTERRUPTION) RESULTING FROM THE USE OR INABILITY TO USE THE WEBSITE OR THE CONTENT, WHETHER BASED ON WARRANTY, CONTRACT, TORT, OR ANY OTHER LEGAL THEORY, AND WHETHER OR NOT AEI IS ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES.