Intellectual Property is important for any organization and Gapology Institute is no exception. We respect others and request the same for ours as well. See below for our guidelines for usage.
1. USE OF THE SITE
You agree to the following with regard to your use of the site and Gapology Institute services offered thereon:
Unless you are participating in an area of the site that requires or encourages anonymity, use your real name in online communications.
You may not post or transmit any message which is libelous, defamatory or which discloses private or personal matters concerning any person. You may not post or transmit any message, data, image or program which may be deemed indecent, obscene or pornographic.
You may not post or transmit any message, data, image or program that would violate the property rights of others, including unauthorized copyrighted text, images or programs, trade secrets or other confidential proprietary information, and trademarks or service marks used in an infringing fashion.
You may not interfere with other users’ use of the site.
You may not post or transmit any file which contains viruses, worms, “Trojan horses” or any other contaminating or destructive features.
It is not the site’s intent to discourage you from taking controversial positions or expressing vigorously what may be unpopular views. However, you may not post or transmit any message which is harmful, threatening, abusive or hateful.
You may not post or transmit charity requests, petitions for signatures, chain letters or letters relating to pyramid schemes. You may not post or transmit any advertising, promotional materials or any other solicitation of other users of the site for goods or services except in those areas (e.g., a classified bulletin board), if any, that are designated for such purpose.
You may not list or send unsolicited mass emailings to 10 people or more if such e-mail could reasonably be expected to provoke complaints from its recipients.
You may not use the facilities and capabilities of the service to conduct any activity or solicit the performance of any illegal activity or other activity which infringes the rights of others.
You may not modify, copy, distribute, transmit, display, perform, reproduce, publish, license, create derivative works from, transfer, or sell any information, software, products or services obtained from the site in any manner not expressly allowed for herein.
Gapology Institute controls the operation of this site from United States of America and makes no representation that these materials are appropriate or available for use in other locations. If you use this site from other locations, you are responsible for compliance with applicable local laws.
2. USE BY MINORS
The site is intended for use by adults only. In connection with the site, Gapology Institute does not promote online to children and does not intentionally collect any personally identifiable information from children under the age of 13.
3. COPYRIGHT AND TRADEMARK
The entire contents of the site are protected under U.S. and international intellectual property laws. This site is the property of Gapology Institute. © 2010-2024 Gapology Institute LLC. All rights reserved.
Gapology Institute and its licensors are the sole and exclusive owners, throughout the world, of copyright and all rights of copyright in and to the site and materials contained thereon under the United States Copyright Act and international laws and conventions. Visitors may not copy, reproduce, or transmit any materials appearing in the site without the express prior written permission from the copyright owner(s).
You may print and download portions of material from the site solely for your own non-commercial use where permitted. You may make: (a) one machine readable copy, (b) one backup copy, and (c) one print copy of any portions of material downloaded from the site solely for your non-commercial use. Any other copying, redistribution, retransmission or publication of any site material, is strictly prohibited without the express written consent of Gapology Institute (see Use of Gapology Institute Material included below) or any third-party information provider to the site. You agree not to change or delete any proprietary notices from materials downloaded from the site.
The Gapology Institute name and logo, and all related product and service marks and slogans are the service marks, copyrights, and trademarks of Gapology Institute. All other product and service marks contained on the site are trademarks of their respective owners. You may not use any Gapology Institute or third-party copyrights, trademarks, service marks or logos without the prior written consent of Gapology Institute or the third party trademark owner.
4. USER SUBMISSIONS
5. DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTIES
You understand Gapology Institute cannot and does not guarantee or warrant that files available for downloading through the site will be free of infection or viruses, worms, Trojan horses or other code that manifest contaminating or destructive properties. You are responsible for implementing sufficient safeguard to satisfy your particular requirements for accuracy of data input and output, and for maintaining a means external to the site for the reconstruction of any lost data. You assume total responsibility and risk for your use of the site and the Internet.
THE SITE IS PROVIDED “AS IS” WITH NO WARRANTIES WHATSOEVER. ALL EXPRESS, IMPLIED, AND STATUTORY WARRANTIES, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, THE WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, AND NON-INFRINGEMENT, ARE EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMED. TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, GAPOLOGY INSTITUTE DISCLAIMS ANY WARRANTIES THAT THE SITE OR MERCHANDISE, INFORMATION OR SERVICES PROVIDED THROUGH THE SITE ARE FREE OF DEFECTS, VIRUS FREE AND DISCLAIMS ANY WARRANTIES FOR THE SECURITY, ACCURACY, RELIABILITY, TIMELINESS, AND PERFORMANCE. YOUR USE OF THIS WEBSITE IS SOLELY AT YOUR OWN RISK.
YOU UNDERSTAND AND AGREE THAT THE SUBMISSION OF ANY DIGITAL CONTENT TO GAPOLOGY INSTITUTE IS DONE AT YOUR OWN DISCRETION AND RISK AND THAT YOU WILL BE SOLELY RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY LOSS OR DAMAGE RELATED THERETO.
It is solely your responsibility to evaluate the accuracy, completeness and usefulness of all opinions, advice, services, merchandise and other information provided through the site or on the Internet generally. Gapology Institute does not warrant that the site will be uninterrupted or error-free or that defects in the site will be corrected. The site and any software made available on the site are provided on an “as is, as available” basis. The documents and related graphics published on this site may include technical inaccuracies or typographical errors. Changes are periodically made to the information herein. Gapology Institute and/or its respective suppliers may make improvements and changes in the product(s) or the program(s) described herein at any time.
Some links on this site may let you leave Gapology Institute’s site. The linked sites are not under the control of Gapology Institute and Gapology Institute is not responsible for the contents of the linked site, any linked site contained in a link site, or any changes or updates to such sites. Gapology Institute provides links to you only as a convenience, and the inclusion of any link does not imply endorsement by Gapology Institute of the site. You understand further that the Internet contains unedited materials some of which are sexually explicit or may be offensive to you. You access such materials at your risk. Gapology Institute has no control over and accepts no responsibility whatsoever for such materials.
6. LIMITED LIABILITY/DAMAGES
UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, NEGLIGENCE, SHALL GAPOLOGY INSTITUTE BE LIABLE FOR ANY CLAIM, LIABILITY, EXPENSE OR DAMAGE (WHETHER ACTUAL, INDIRECT, SPECIAL, EXEMPLARY, OR CONSEQUENTIAL) RELATING TO THE INFORMATION APPEARING ON THE SITE OR THE USE OF, OR THE INABILITY TO USE, THE SITE, THE SITE MATERIALS, OR THE SOFTWARE, EVEN IF GAPOLOGY INSTITUTE HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES.
GAPOLOGY INSTITUTE DISCLAIMS ANY AND ALL LIABILITY FOR ACTS, OMISSIONS, AND CONDUCT OF ANY USERS AND ADVERTISERS AND/OR SPONSORS ON THE SITE. YOU AGREE THAT GAPOLOGY INSTITUTE SHALL NOT BE RESPONSIBLE OR LIABLE FOR ANY LOSS OR DAMAGE OF ANY SORT INCURRED AS THE RESULT OF ANY DEALINGS WITH ADVERTISERS FOUND ON OR THROUGH THE WEBSITE, OR AS A RESULT OF THE PRESENCE OF SUCH ADVERTISERS ON THE WEBSITE.
APPLICABLE LAW MAY NOT ALLOW THE LIMITATION OR EXCLUSION OF LIABILITY OR EXEMPLARY, INCIDENTAL, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, SO THE ABOVE LIMITATION OR EXCLUSION MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU. IN NO EVENT SHALL GAPOLOGY INSTITUTE’S TOTAL LIABILITY TO YOU FOR ALL DAMAGES, LOSSES, AND CAUSES OF ACTION (WHETHER IN CONTRACT, TORT INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, NEGLIGENCE, OR OTHERWISE) EXCEED THE AMOUNT PAID BY YOU, IF ANY, FOR ACCESSING THIS SITE OR USING THE SERVICES OFFERED ON THE SITE. BECAUSE SOME STATES DO NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OR LIMITATION OF LIABILITY FOR CONSEQUENTIAL OR INCIDENTAL DAMAGES, THE ABOVE LIMITATION MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU. IN SUCH STATES, GAPOLOGY INSTITUTE’S LIABILITY IS LIMITED TO THE GREATEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.
7. NOTICE SPECIFIC TO SOFTWARE AVAILABLE ON THIS WEBSITE
Any software made available for use or download from this site (“Software”) is protected under applicable intellectual property laws, including United States of American and international copyright law and is the property of Gapology Institute and/or its suppliers. Use of the Software is governed by the terms of the end user license agreement that accompanies or is included with the Software (“License Agreement”).
The Software is made available for downloading solely for use by end users in accordance with the License Agreement. Any copying or reproduction or redistribution of the Software not in accordance with the License Agreement is expressly prohibited. The Software and other technology products are warranted, if at all, only according to the terms of the License Agreement. EXCEPT AS WARRANTED IN THE LICENSE AGREEMENT, GAPOLOGY INSTITUTE AND ITS AFFILIATES HEREBY DISCLAIM ALL WARRANTIES AND CONDITIONS WITH REGARD TO THE SOFTWARE AND OTHER TECHNOLOGY PRODUCTS, INCLUDING ALL IMPLIED WARRANTIES AND CONDITIONS OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, TITLE AND NON-INFRINGEMENT.
Any Software downloaded from this site for or on behalf of the United States of America, its agencies and/or instrumentalities (“U.S. Government”), is provided with Restricted Rights. Use, duplication, or disclosure by the U.S. Government is subject to restrictions as set forth in subparagraph (c)(1)(ii) of the Rights in Technical Data and Computer Software clause at DFARS 252.227-7013 or subparagraphs (c)(1) and (2) of the Commercial Computer Software – Restricted Rights at 48 CFR 52.227-19, as applicable. Some Software from this site may be subject to export or re-export controls imposed by the United States and may not be downloaded or otherwise exported or re-exported: (a) into (or to a national or resident of) any country to which the U.S. has placed an embargo, including without limitation, Cuba, Iran, Iraq, Libya, North Korea or Syria; (b) to everyone on the U.S. Treasury Department’s Specially Designated Nationals list, or (c) the U.S. Commerce Department’s Table of Denial Orders. If you download or use the Software, you represent that and warrant that you are not located in, or under the control of or a national of any such country or on any such list.
You agree to indemnify, defend, and hold harmless Gapology Institute, its officers, directors, employees, agents, licensors, suppliers, and any third-party information providers to the site from and against all losses, expenses, damages and costs, including reasonable attorneys’ fees, resulting from any violation of this Agreement by you.
You understand and agree that Gapology Institute may, in its sole discretion and at any time, terminate your username and password, any account created on the site, or use of any forum, and discard and remove any content posted or submitted by you to any forum, for any reason. Gapology Institute may also, in its sole discretion and at any time, discontinue any forum or limit or restrict any users access thereto, for any reason. You understand and agree that Gapology Institute may take any one or more of these actions without prior notice to you. Should Gapology Institute take any of these actions, it may, in its sole discretion, immediately deactivate and/or delete any or all information about and concerning your account, including information submitted for registration on the site and submitted content. YOU UNDERSTAND AND AGREE THAT GAPOLOGY INSTITUTE SHALL NOT HAVE ANY LIABILITY TO YOU OR ANY OTHER PERSON FOR ANY TERMINATION OF YOUR ACCESS TO ANY FORUM AND/OR THE REMOVAL OF INFORMATION CONCERNING YOUR ACCOUNT.
10. COPYRIGHT OR INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY INFRINGEMENT
Gapology Institute respects the intellectual property of others, and we ask our users to do the same. Gapology Institute may, in appropriate circumstances and at its discretion, disable or terminate the accounts of users who may be repeat infringers.
If you believe that your work has been made available on the site in a way that constitutes copyright infringement, or your intellectual property rights have been otherwise violated in connection with the site, please provide Gapology Institute’s Copyright Agent the following information:
(1) an electronic or physical signature of the person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of the copyright or other intellectual property interest;
(2) a description of the copyrighted work or other intellectual property that you claim has been infringed;
(3) a description of where the material that you claim is infringing is located within the Service;
(4) your address, telephone number and e-mail address;
(5) a statement by you that you have a good faith belief that the disputed use is not authorized by the copyright or intellectual property owner, its agent or the law; and
(6) 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.
Gapology Institute’s Agent for Notice of Claims of copyright or other intellectual property infringement can be reached as follows: firstname.lastname@example.org.
12. USE OF GAPOLOGY INSTITUTE MATERIAL
Multi-User licenses and other opportunities to purchase and use Gapology Institute copyrighted materials internally for training, teaching and dissemination are available by contacting Gapology Institute. To learn more about our licensing procedures, please email email@example.com.
If you would like to use Gapology Institute materials other than for personal use on a limited basis, you must submit a completed Permission Application. See link above to download. Email this form to firstname.lastname@example.org. Gapology Institute reviews each request on a case-by-case basis and may or may not approve your request in its sole discretion. Please allow 1-2 weeks for your request to be processed.
If you are emailing your request from outside of United States of America, please specify that it is an “International Permission Request” in the subject line to assist us in routing your request to the right person.
14. OTHER INFORMATION
1. UNSOLICITED SUGGESTIONS/FEEDBACK AND PRODUCT IDEAS
All unsolicited suggestions, feedback, and product ideas are submitted to Gapology Institute on a non-confidential basis. All submissions are subject to the User Submissions policy included above.
UNSOLICITED SUGGESTIONS/FEEDBACK: All suggestions may be submitted to email@example.com.
UNSOLICITED PRODUCT IDEAS: Gapology Institute is not accepting new product or service proposals at this time.
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Gapology Institute Legal Services or the Gapology Institute Webmaster
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