Sites may include forums containing the personal opinions and other expressions of the persons who post entries on a wide range of topics. Neither the User Content (as defined below) on these Sites, nor any links to other websites, are screened, moderated, approved, reviewed or endorsed by INSOFE or its participating institutions. By posting to or viewing such forums, you agree that INSOFE and any of its participating institutions are not responsible or liable for the content of any postings therein. INSOFE reserves the right (but not the obligation) to remove any content from such forums in its discretion.
You agree to use the Sites in accordance with all applicable laws. Further, you agree that you will not use the Site for organized partisan political activities. You further agree that you will not e-mail or post any of the following content (“Prohibited Content”) anywhere on the Site, or on any other INSOFE computing resources:
- Content that defames, harasses or threatens others
- Content that discusses illegal activities with the intent to commit such activities, or encourages others to commit such activities
- Content that infringes or misappropriates another's intellectual property rights, including, but not limited to, copyrights, trademarks or trade secrets
- Content that you do not have the right to disclose under contractual confidentiality obligations or fiduciary duties
- Material that contains obscene (i.e., pornographic) language or images
- Advertising, promotional materials, or any form of commercial solicitation.
- Content that otherwise harms other users or visitors to the Sites
- Content that is otherwise unlawful or that violates any applicable local, state, national or international law.
Although INSOFE does not routinely screen or monitor content posted by users to the Site, INSOFE reserves the right to remove Prohibited Content of which it becomes aware, but is under no obligation to do so.
Finally, you agree that you will not access or attempt to access any other user's account, or misrepresent or attempt to misrepresent your identity while using the Sites.
In order to fully participate in all Site activities, you must register for a personal account on the Site (a “User Account”) by providing an email address and a password for your User Account. You agree that you will never divulge or share access or access information to your User Account with any third party for any reason. You also agree that you will create, use, and access only one User Account, and that you will not access the Site using multiple User Accounts.
In setting up your User Account, you may be prompted or required to enter additional information, including but not limited to your name and location. Additional information may be required to confirm your identity. You represent that all information provided by you is accurate, current and complete and you agree that you will maintain and update your information to keep it accurate, current and complete. You acknowledge that if any information provided by you is untrue, inaccurate, not current or incomplete, we reserve the right to terminate your use of the Sites.
The Sites will, from time to time, offer courses (online or classroom) in a specific area of study or on a particular topic (a “Course” or “Courses”). INSOFE and the instructors of the Courses reserve the right to cancel, interrupt or reschedule any Course or modify its content as well as the point value or weight of any assignment, exam or other evaluation of progress. Courses offered are subject to the Disclaimer of Warranties / Limitation of Liabilities section below.
For some Courses, subject to your satisfactory performance in the Course as determined in the sole discretion of the instructors and the Participating Institutions, you may be awarded a Certificate acknowledging your completion of the class. This Certificate, if provided to you, would be from INSOFE and may or may not be additionally certified by associated Participating Institutions. Further, INSOFE offers the right to offer or not offer any such Certificate for a class. You acknowledge that the Certificate, and INSOFE’s Courses, will not stand in the place of a course taken at an accredited institution, and do not convey academic credit. The format of the Certificate will be determined at the discretion of INSOFE, and may vary by class in terms of formatting, e.g., whether or not it reports your detailed scores or grades in the class, and in other ways.
All content or other materials available on the Sites, including but not limited to code, images, text, layouts, arrangements, displays, illustrations, audio and video clips, HTML files and other content are the property of INSOFE and/or its affiliates or licensors and are protected by copyright, patent and/or other proprietary intellectual property rights under Indian and foreign laws. In consideration for your agreement to the terms and conditions contained here, INSOFE grants you a personal, non-exclusive, non-transferable license to access and use the Sites. You may download material from the Sites only for your own personal, non-commercial use. You may not otherwise copy, reproduce, retransmit, distribute, publish, commercially exploit or otherwise transfer any material, nor may you modify or create derivatives works of the material. The burden of determining that your use of any information, software or any other content on the Site is permissible rests with you.
The Sites may include hyperlinks to sites maintained or controlled by others. Neither INSOFE nor the Participating Institutions are responsible for, nor do they routinely screen, approve, review or endorse the contents of or use of any of the products or services that may be offered at these sites.
Records of your participation in Courses may be used for researching education. In the interests of this research, you may be exposed to slight variations in the Course materials that will not substantially alter your learning experience. All research findings will be reported at the aggregate level and will not expose your personal identity.
The sites and any information, products or services therein are provided "as is" without warranty of any kind, either express or implied, including without limitation, any implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, or non-infringement. insofe and its participating institutions, their instructors and their staff (the “insofe parties”) do not warrant, and hereby disclaim any warranties, either express or implied, with respect to the accuracy, adequacy or completeness of any course, site, information obtained from a site, or link to a site. the insofe parties do not warrant that sites will operate in an uninterrupted or error-free manner or that sites are free of viruses or other harmful components. without limiting the foregoing, the insofe parties do not warrant that (a) the courses or sites will meet your requirements or expectations or achieve the intended purposes, (b) the courses or sites will not experience outages or otherwise be uninterrupted, timely, secure or error-free, (c) the information or services obtained through or from the courses or sites will be accurate, complete, current, error-free, completely secure or reliable, or (d) that defects in or on the courses or sites will be corrected. none of the insofe parties make any representation regarding your ability to transmit and receive information from or through the sites, and you agree and acknowledge that your ability to access the courses and sites may be impaired. the insofe parties disclaim any and all liability resulting from or related to such events or the access or use of the courses or sites or any information or services related to them.
You acknowledge and agree that any access to or use of the courses and sites or such information or services is at your own risk.
You acknowledge and agree that the warranty disclaimers and the limitations of liability set forth in this terms of service reflect a reasonable and fair allocation of risk between you and the insofe parties, and that these limitations are an essential basis to insofe's ability to make the insofe sites available to you on an economically feasible basis. you agree that any cause of action related to the insofe sites must commence within one (1) year after the cause of action accrues. otherwise, such cause of action is permanently barred.
The Digital Millennium Copyright Act (the “DMCA”) provides recourse for copyright owners who believe that material appearing on the Internet infringes their rights under U.S. copyright law. If you believe in good faith that materials on the INSOFE Sites infringe your copyright, you (or your agent) may send us a notice requesting that the material be removed, or access to it blocked. The notice must include the following information: (a) a physical or electronic signature of a person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed; (b) identification of the copyrighted work claimed to have been infringed (or if multiple copyrighted works located on the Site are covered by a single notification, a representative list of such works); (c) identification of the material that is claimed to be infringing or the subject of infringing activity, and information reasonably sufficient to allow INSOFE to locate the material on the Site; (d) the name, address, telephone number, and email address (if available) of the complaining party; (e) 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, its agent, or the law; and (f) a statement that the information in the notification is accurate and, under penalty of perjury, that the complaining party is authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed.
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We suggest that you consult your legal advisor before filing a notice. Also, be aware that there can be penalties for false claims under the DMCA.