|IIL Blogs Terms and Conditions of Use
Welcome to the International Institute for Learning, Inc. (IIL) Blogs. By accessing and using the IIL Blog system, you are agreeing to be legally bound by these terms and conditions of use.
IIL may change these Terms of Conditions of Use from time to time, so be sure to check back periodically. Your use of IIL Blogs after any changes have been posted will constitute your agreement to the modified Terms and Conditions of Use. You understand and agree that IIL may discontinue or change IIL Blogs or the IIL Blog system at any time, without notice. You also understand and agree that IIL may discontinue or restrict your use of IIL Blogs for any reason without notice and without any liability to you. In addition, when using IIL Blogs, you shall be subject to any posted guidelines or rules applicable to the Blogs, which may be posted from time to time and which are hereby incorporated by reference into these Terms and Conditions of Use.
The blogging environment displayed on the IIL Blogs, including the selection, arrangement, and design ("The Application") is the property of IIL or its licensors, and is protected by copyright and other intellectual property laws. The Application may be used only for your personal and non-commercial use and may not be edited or modified for any purpose. By accessing IIL Blogs, you agree not to reproduce, retransmit, distribute, disseminate, display, sell, publish, broadcast or circulate The Application to anyone, except that you may occasionally reproduce, distribute, display or transmit an insubstantial portion of The Application, for a noncommercial purpose, to a limited number of individuals, provided you use the phrase "Used with permission from IIL". All rights not expressly granted herein are hereby reserved.
IIL does not claim ownership of the Content you (The Author) submit or make available for inclusion on IIL Blogs. The Content is considered the property of the author of such Content and therefore the liability for the opinions, accuracy and originality of submitted Content lies with the author. You agree to grant IIL a perpetual, royalty-free and irrevocable right and license to use, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish, translate, distribute, transmit, publicly display, publicly perform, sublicense, create derivative works from, transfer and sell such Content in any format either now known of or hereafter created, and to use your name and other identifying information you provide in connection with that Content. You also permit any visitor or member of the IIL Blogs to use such Content for personal use as described above.
If you believe in good faith that any Content infringes your copyright, you may send us a notice requesting that the material be removed, though we cannot guarantee that any action will be taken as a result of your correspondence. Notices should be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org
IIL reserves the right, but not the obligation, of reviewing all submissions prior to posting and to not post a submission for any reason whatsoever and to do so without notification to you.
3. DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTIES AND LIABILITY
You agree that your access to, and use of, IIL Blogs and the Content available thereon is on an "as-is," "as-available" basis. IIL Blogs include facts, views, opinions and recommendations of individuals and organizations deemed on interest, and IIL does not endorse these views, opinions and recommendations. IIL specifically disclaims any representations or warranties, express or implied, as to the Content, including, without limitation, any representations or warranties of accuracy, completeness, timeliness, noninfringement, merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose. IIL will not be liable to you or anyone else for any loss or injury caused in whole or part by its negligence or for contingencies beyond its control in procuring, compiling, interpreting, reporting or delivering IIL Blogs and the Content. In no event will IIL be liable to you or anyone else for any damages (including, without limitation, direct, consequential, special, incidental, indirect or similar damages, even if advised of the possibility of such damages. Because some states or jurisdictions do not allow the exclusion or limitation of liability for damages or the exclusion of certain types of warranties, parts or all of the above limitation may not apply to you.
4. LINKS TO THIRD PARTY SITES
IIL Blogs may contain hyperlinks to websites operated by persons other than IIL. You agree not to hold IIL responsible for the content or operation of such websites. A hyperlink from an IIL Blog to another website does not imply or mean that IIL endorses the content on that website or the operator or operations of that site. You are solely responsible for determining the extent to which you may or should use any content at any other websites to which you might link from an IIL Blog.
5. ADDITIONAL LEGAL TERMS
These Terms and Conditions of Use, your rights and obligations, and all actions contemplated by these Terms and Conditions of Use will be governed by the laws of the State of New York, USA as if these Terms and Conditions of Use were a contract wholly entered into and wholly performed within the State of New York, USA. These Terms and Conditions of Use will not be governed by the United Nations Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods. If any provision in these Terms and Conditions of Use is invalid or unenforceable under applicable law, the remaining provisions will continue in full force and effect, and the invalid or unenforceable provision will be deemed superseded by a valid, enforceable provision that most closely matches the intent of the original provision. These Terms and Conditions of Use are the entire and final agreement regarding IIL Blogs and the Content therein, and supersede any prior or contemporaneous communications between IIL and you regarding IIL Blogs and the Content.
6. USER OBLIGATIONS
(a) in consideration of your use of IIL Blogs, you represent that you are of legal age to form a binding contract and are not a person barred from receiving services under the laws of the United States or other applicable jurisdiction. You agree to provide true, accurate, current and complete information about yourself upon registration and thereafter. You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your password and account, and are fully responsible for all activities that occur under your password or account. You agree to immediately notify IIL of any unauthorized use of your password or account or any other breach of security. IIL cannot and will not be liable for any loss or damage arising from your failure to comply with this Section 6. You agree to comply with all local rules regarding online conduct and acceptable Content, including all applicable laws regarding the transmission of technical data exported from the United States or the country in which you reside.
(b) You agree not to use IIL Blogs to:
a. Upload, post, email, transmit or otherwise make available ("Post") any Content:
i. That is unlawful, harmful, threatening, abusive, harassing, tortuous, defamatory, vulgar, obscene, libelous, false or inaccurate, invasive of another's privacy, hateful or racially, ethnically or otherwise objectionable;
ii. That you do not have a right to make available under any law or under contractual or fiduciary relationships (such as inside information, proprietary and confidential information learned or disclosed as part of employment relationships or under nondisclosure agreements); or
iii. That infringes on any patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright or other proprietary rights ("Rights") of any party.
b. Harm minors in any way;
c. Impersonate any person or entity, or falsely state or otherwise misrepresent your affiliation with a person or entity;
d. Post any unsolicited or unauthorized advertising, promotional materials, "junk mail," "spam," "chain letters," "pyramid schemes" or any other form of solicitation;
e. Post any material that contains software viruses or any other computer code, files or programs designed to interrupt, destroy or limit the functionality of any computer software of hardware or telecommunications equipment;
f. Interfere with or disrupt the IIL Blog system or servers or networks connected to IIL Blogs, or disobey any requirements, procedures, policies or regulations of networks connected to IIL Blogs;
g. Violate any applicable local, state, national or international law, intentionally or unintentionally;
h. "stalk" or otherwise harass another; and/or
i. collect or store personal data about other users.
(c) You agree to be fully responsible for your own Content. IIL acts as a venue for you to Post your Content. While IIL has the right to refuse to post or remove, edit or abridge any Content for any reason, it is otherwise not involved in the writing or decisions as to the Content of its users. As a result, IIL has no control over the quality, accuracy or legality of the Content on IIL Blogs. All Content posted on IIL Blogs is the sole responsibility of the person from whom such Content originated. Because IIL Blogs is a venue, in the event that you have a dispute with a user of IIL Blogs, you release IIL and its officers, members and employees from claims, demands and damages (actual and consequential) of every kind and nature, known and unknown, suspected and unsuspected, disclosed and undisclosed, arising out of or in any way connected with such disputes.
(d) You agree to indemnify and hold IIL and its officers, members and employees harmless from any claims, damages, losses or costs (including reasonable attorney's fees) that arise out of any of your Content, including, without limitation, any Content Posted or otherwise provided by you that infringes any copyright, trademark, intellectual property right of any person or defames any person or violates any person's rights of publicity or privacy, or otherwise violates these Terms and Conditions of Use.
7. TRADEMARK INFORMATION
The IIL logo is a trademark and service mark of IIL. All other trademarks, service marks and logos used in this Web Site are the property of their respective owners.