Copyright Collaborative Terms of Service
The purpose of Copyright Collaborative and the website www.copyrightcollaborative.com (“the Website”) is to provide users with services of education, information and tools (“the Services”) regarding protection and management of their intellectual property.
Acceptance of these Terms of Service; Modifications to the Terms of Service.
Any user of the Website (“User”) who accesses, browses and/or uses the Website accepts, without limitation, these Terms of Service. Copyright Collaborative encourages the User to review these Terms of Service from time to time to keep abreast of any changes, additions or general modifications to these Terms of Service. Copyright Collaborative reserves absolutely the right to modify the Terms of Service at any time, and the User will be bound by the most current version of the Terms of Service by accessing, browsing and/or using the Website. If the User does not wish to be bound by these Terms of Services, the User should not access the Website.
User Warranty of Age
By accessing, browsing and/or using this Website, the User represent and warrant that he or she is 13 (thirteen) years of age or older and agrees to abide by all of the Terms of Service of these Terms of Service.
Copyright Collaborative strives to offer the User the most comprehensive, up-to-date services available and will seek to continuously enhance the Services offered via the Website. Accordingly, Copyright Collaborative may, without notice to the User, add additional features or change or eliminate features or Services, change nomenclature, and make other changes at any time, which will be subject to these Terms of Service.
Copyright Collaborative wants to protect its intellectual property too! User acknowledges that the Website, the Services, any underlying technology used in connection therewith, and all software, material, information, communications, text, graphics, links, electronic art, animations, audio, video, photos, and other data (collectively, the "Content") available within the Website are protected by U.S. Copyright and Trademark laws, and are the property of either Copyright Collaborative or a third party. Except as expressly authorized by Copyright Collaborative, or as may be posted on the Services, the User may not copy, reproduce, publish, distribute, modify, create derivative works of, rent, lease, sell, transfer, display, transmit, compile or collect in a database, or in any manner commercially exploit any part of the Content or the Services, in whole or in part. The User may not store any of the Content or the Services owned by, or licensed to Copyright Collaborative in any form, whether archival files, computer-readable files, or via any other medium. The User also may not "mirror" or reverse engineer any Content or the Services on any other server.
Your stories are your stories; therefore, because Copyright Collaborative desires to have its Users post their experiences, stories and opinions on the Website, Copyright Collaborative claims no ownership thereto in an effort to encourage participation by the User. Copyright Collaborative will have an implied license to post such experiences, stories and opinions on the Website. Should the User desire to have Copyright Collaborative remove its postings from the Website, the User should contact Copyright Collaborative.
The trademarks COPYRIGHT COLLABORATIVE and the Copyright Collaborative Logo, are owned by Copyright Collaborative and/or Emily Danchuk. The domain name www.copyrightcollaborative.com is owned by Copyright Collaborative and/or Emily Danchuk. Any unauthorized use or claim of ownership of either the marks or the domain name will be prosecuted to the full extent of the laws. Should you desire to link the Website to your website or to utilize Copyright Collaborative’s trademarks, please contact Emily Danchuk at Copyright Collaborative at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Third Party Websites
Some links on the Copyright Collaborative Website lead to sites posted and owned by third parties. Copyright Collaborative neither endorses nor is responsible for the accuracy, reliability or substance of opinions, advice, products, statements or other information provided by third-party websites. These Terms of Service govern only the Copyright Collaborative Website, and the User is encouraged to review the Terms of Service of any third party websites. The content expressed or made available therein are those of the respective authors or publishers thereof, and not of Copyright Collaborative. For information regarding the privacy policies of these third party websites, we recommend that you review the privacy policies of the respective websites.
Because Copyright Collaborative has no control over these sites, Copyright Collaborative is not responsible for such sites' accessibility via the Internet. Further, the inclusion of these links does not imply that there is any relationship between Copyright Collaborative and the linked sites. Copyright Collaborative is an independent operating company and references to other companies do not imply any partnership, joint venture, or other legal connection.
Offensive Conduct Policy
We wish for all of our Users to have a pleasant experience while visiting our website. Accordingly, the use of hateful, offensive, profane, racist, sexist, vulgar or otherwise inappropriate conduct or language on the Website is not permitted and will not be tolerated. Additionally, we will not perform services for any User whose content includes, promotes or distributes material reasonably considered to be illegal or which promote terrorism, hate crimes or other objectionable material. Copyright Collaborative does not permit the posting or publication of material which infringes third party’s rights or that contains pornography, abuse, dangerous or illegal activities, terrorism, hate crimes, or any other objectionable or illegal material. Copyright Collaborative reserves the right to refuse service to anyone posting or publishing such materials without notice or further justification. Copyright Collaborative reserves the right to reject, remove or otherwise exclude any such language from use on its website. Moreover, Copyright Collaborative reserves the right to prevent any User who is in violation of this policy from making future postings on the Website.
Disclaimer of Warranty
THE USER AGREES THAT ACCESS TO THE WEBSITE, AND USE OF THE SERVICES IS AT THE USER’S OWN RISK. NEITHER COPYRIGHT COLLABORATIVE NOR ITS DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, AFFILIATES, OR AGENTS WARRANT THAT THE SERVICES MAY BE UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR-FREE; NOR DO THEY MAKE ANY WARRANTY AS TO THE RESULTS THAT MAY BE OBTAINED FROM THE USE OF THE SERVICES OR AS TO THE ACCURACY, RELIABILITY, SUITABILITY OR CONTENT OF THE SERVICES.
ALL OTHER SERVICES ARE PROVIDED ON AN "AS IS," "AS AVAILABLE" BASIS WITHOUT REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE OR AUDIENCE, AND NON-INFRINGEMENT. IN NO EVENT WILL COPYRIGHT COLLABORATIVE OR ITS DIRECTORS, OFFICERS, EMPLOYEES, AFFILIATES, OR AGENTS BE LIABLE TO THE USER OR ANY THIRD PARTY FOR ANY INCIDENTAL, INDIRECT, SPECIAL, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES (EVEN IF COPYRIGHT COLLABORATIVE HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES), ARISING OUT OF THE USER’S USE OF OR INABILITY TO ACCESS THE WEBSITE, OR TO USE ANY OTHER SERVICES, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION, LOSS OF REVENUE OR ANTICIPATED PROFITS, LOSS OF GOODWILL, LOST BUSINESS, LOST DATA, COMPUTER FAILURE OR MALFUNCTION, OR ANY AND ALL OTHER DAMAGES OR LOSSES THAT RESULT FROM MISTAKES, OMISSIONS, INTERRUPTIONS, DELETIONS OF FILES, ERRORS, DEFECTS, VIRUSES, DELAYS IN OPERATION OR TRANSMISSION, OR ANY FAILURE OF PERFORMANCE, WHETHER OR NOT LIMITED TO ACTS OF GOD, COMMUNICATIONS FAILURE, THEFT, DESTRUCTION, OR UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS TO COPYRIGHT COLLABORATIVE’S RECORDS, PROGRAMS, OR SERVICES. BECAUSE SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OR LIMITATION OF LIABILITY FOR CONSEQUENTIAL OR INCIDENTAL DAMAGES, IN SUCH STATES COPYRIGHT COLLABORATIVE’S LIABILITY IS LIMITED TO THE GREATEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, NOT TO EXCEED THE AMOUNT PAID FOR THE SERVICES.
NOTHING IN THESE Terms of Service SHALL AFFECT THE STATUTORY RIGHTS OF ANY CONSUMER OR EXCLUDE OR RESTRICT ANY LIABILITY FOR DEATH OR PERSONAL INJURY ARISING FROM THE NEGLIGENCE OR FRAUD ON THE PART OF COPYRIGHT COLLABORATIVE.
The User agrees to indemnify and hold Copyright Collaborative and its directors, officers, agents, partners, and employees, harmless from any claims or demands, including reasonable attorneys’ fees, made by any third party due to or arising out of information submitted by, posted to, emailed, or otherwise transmitted by the User through the Services, the User’s use of the Services, the User’s connection to the Services, or the User’s breach of the Terms of Service.
All inquiries into alleged trademark or copyright infringement on the Site or its Services should be directed to Emily Danchuk at email@example.com or 963 Washington Avenue, No. 4, Portland, Maine 04103.
Local Laws; Export Control
Copyright Collaborative controls and operates the Website from its headquarters in the United States and makes no representation that the Content is appropriate or available for use in other locations. If the User uses the Website and/or the Services from other locations, the User is responsible for compliance with applicable local laws, including, but not limited to, export and import regulations of other countries. Copyright Collaborative also disclaims responsibility for any User attempting to do business with this Website from countries with which the United States has specifically banned trade and commerce, such as Cuba, Iraq, Syria and others as listed on the U.S. Department of State’s website. Copyright Collaborative will not provide any Services for a User domiciled or doing business from any barred country. Unless otherwise explicitly stated, all marketing or promotional materials found on the Website and in the Services comply with the laws of the United States.
Modifications to the Service
Copyright Collaborative reserves the right at any time to modify or discontinue, temporarily or permanently, the Website, or the Services (or any part thereof) with or without notice. The User agrees that Copyright Collaborative will not be liable to the User or to any third party for any modification, suspension, or discontinuance of the Services.
This Agreement is entered into in the State of Maine and shall be construed in accordance with the laws of the State of Maine, exclusive of its choice of law rules. Each party to this Terms of Service submits to the exclusive jurisdiction of the state and federal courts having jurisdiction in the State of Maine, York County, and waives any jurisdictional, venue, or inconvenient forum objections to such courts. In any action to enforce this Terms of Service, the prevailing party will be entitled to costs and attorneys’ fees. In the event that any provisions of this Terms of Service are held to be unenforceable, such provisions shall be limited or eliminated to the minimum extent necessary so that this Terms of Service shall otherwise remain in full force and effect. This Terms of Service and any posted guidelines or rules applicable to the Site and Services subject to this Agreement constitutes the entire understanding between the parties pertaining to the subject matter hereof, and any prior written or oral agreements between the parties are expressly canceled. Please report any violations of the Terms of Service through our Contact Us webpage which is located at www.copyrightcollaborative.com/contact.
Last updated: April 23, 2013