Ownership of Content
All materials contained in the VES Media, including without limitation, the text, software, scripts, graphics, photos, interactive features and the like (which we call the "Content"), is protected by copyrights, trademarks, service marks and other proprietary rights and laws of the United States or other countries. You acquire no rights or licenses to the Content other than the limited rights to use it in accordance with these terms, and you agree to abide by all posted copyright notices or restrictions relating to the Content.
Except as otherwise indicated, VES is the owner of the copyright in the Content and reserves all rights in that regard. VES also owns a copyright in the Site as a collective work and/or compilation, and in the selection, coordination, arrangement, organization and enhancement of the Content. Any commercial use of the Content is prohibited without the prior written consent of VES. Except as otherwise indicated, VES owns or is licensed to use all trademarks, service marks or other logos featured on the Site. Use or misuse of these trademarks, service mark or logos is expressly prohibited and may violate federal and state law. VES’s trademarks and service marks, including without limitation the word mark VECTOR ENTERPRISE STRATEGIES (application pending with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office as Serial Number 86/428,561), and the VES design marks (“VES Logos”) (applications pending with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office as Serial Numbers 86/476,753 and 86/476,737) are used to identify VES and its activities. Use of the word mark is permissible to the extent allowed by fair use principles, but use of the VES Logos is subject to our prior written authorization. Only VES can grant authorization for use of the VES Logos. For written permission to use the VES Logos, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Copyright Infringement Notification
VES is committed to respecting the intellectual property rights of authors and creators and requires that users of the VES Media do the same. If you believe that material made available through the VES Media violates your copyright or that of someone on whose behalf you are authorized to act, please send a written communication containing the information set forth in Section 512(c) of the Copyright Act to VES’s designated Copyright Agent as follows:
Kenneth D. Semat
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Email: email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org
The VES Media may provide links to other websites or resources. Because VES has no control over such sites and resources, you acknowledge and agree that VES is not responsible for the availability of such external sites or resources, and does not endorse and is not responsible or liable for any content, advertising, products, or other materials on or available from such sites or resources. Your business dealings with any third parties through the VES Media and any other terms, conditions, warranties, or representations associated with such dealings, are solely between you and such third party. You further acknowledge and agree that VES 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 content, goods, or services available on or through any such site or resource.
Disclaimer of Warranties
YOUR USE OF THE VES MEDIA OR ANY WEBSITE TO WHICH THE VES MEDIA ARE LINKED IS AT YOUR SOLE RISK. THE CONTENT IS PROVIDED FOR USE ON AN “AS IS” AND “AS AVAILABLE” BASIS. VES MAKES NO REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES WITH RESPECT TO THE VES MEDIA OR THE CONTENT AND HEREBY DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, OR NON-INFRINGEMENT RELATING TO THE SITE, THE CONTENT, OR ANY WEB SITE TO WHICH THEY ARE LINKED. VES DOES NOT WARRANT THAT THE VES MEDIA ARE FREE FROM VIRUSES OR WILL OPERATE ERROR-FREE OR WITHOUT INTERRUPTION.
SOME JURISDICTIONS MAY NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OF IMPLIED WARRANTIES, SO SOME OR ALL OF THE ABOVE EXCLUSION MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.
You further understand and agree that neither VES nor its subsidiaries or affiliates, or their respective officers directors, employees or agents will be liable to you or any third party for any liabilities, damages, costs, or expenses of any kind and under any theory of law, equity, contract, tort or otherwise which you or such third party may incur as a result of your use of the VES Media, including, without limitation, your violation of a third-party intellectual property right based on your use of the VES Media. Without limiting the foregoing, you understand and agree that neither VES nor its subsidiaries or affiliates or their respective officers, directors, employees or agents are responsible for any damage, loss, or injury resulting from hacking, tampering, or other unauthorized access or use of the VES Media.
Limitation of Liability
IN NO EVENT SHALL VES, ITS SUBSIDIARIES OR AFFILIATES OR THEIR RESPECTIVE OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES AND AGENTS, BE LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES OF ANY NATURE, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION ANY CONSEQUENTIAL LOSS, DAMAGES FOR LOSS OF INCOME OR PROFIT, LOSS OF OR DAMAGE TO PROPERTY, LOSS OF GOODWILL, USE, DATA OR OTHER INTANGIBLE LOSSES, CLAIMS OF THIRD PARTIES, OR ANY OTHER LOSS, COST, CLAIM OR EXPENSE OF ANY KIND OR CHARACTER ARISING OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH THE USE OF THE VES MEDIA, THE CONTENT OR ANY WEB SITE WITH WHICH THEY ARE LINKED.
Communications With The VES Media
VES welcomes your feedback and suggestions about how to improve the VES Media. By transmitting any suggestions, information, material, or other content (collectively, "User Submissions") to VES, you automatically grant VES the royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable, non-exclusive right and license to use, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish, translate, create derivative works from, distribute, redistribute, transmit, perform and display the User Submissions (in whole or part) worldwide and/or to incorporate them in other works in any form, media, or technology now known or later developed for the full term of any rights that may exist in such User Submissions. Further, VES is free to use any ideas, concepts, know-how, techniques, and suggestions contained in any communications you send to the VES Media for any purpose whatsoever, including but not limited to creating and marketing products and/or services using such information. VES is not responsible and shall not be liable for the contents of User Submissions posted to the Site. By making User Submissions, you affirm, represent and warrant that you own or have the necessary licenses, rights, consents and permissions to use and authorize VES to use all copyright, patent, trademark, trade secret or other proprietary rights in and to your User Submissions. YOU FURTHER AGREE THAT YOU WILL NOT SUBMIT CONTENT THAT (I) IS DEFAMATORY, LIBELOUS, MISLEADING, OFFENSIVE, INDECENT OR OBJECTIONABLE, OR (II) OTHERWISE INFRINGES UPON ANOTHER’S INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY OR OTHER PROPRIETARY RIGHTS, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, ANY RIGHTS UNDER THE LAWS PERTAINING TO COPYRIGHT, TRADEMARK, PATENT, TRADE SECRET, PRIVACY AND/OR PUBLICITY.
Governing Law and Jurisdiction.
You hereby irrevocably waive any right you may have to trial by jury in any such dispute, action or proceeding. Any cause of action between VES and the user must commence within one (1) year after the cause of action accrues; otherwise the cause of action is permanently barred.
Last Updated: January 11, 2016.
Effective: October 28, 2015