1. Applicable Agreement(s).
Your access to and use of the materials available on the Site (including but not limited to[ TBD ]) may be subject to the terms and conditions of a corresponding agreement(s) in place between the legal entity you represent and Platform Science. Your access to and use of the materials available on the Site shall not modify or abrogate your obligations under any other agreement with Platform Science. Nothing in the materials available on the Site is an offer to sell any of the products or services referenced herein. Unauthorized access to or use of such materials is prohibited.
2. Copyright Notice and Use of the Site.
The Site contains copyrighted material, trademarks, and other proprietary information, including comments, articles, information, brochures, data, text, software, photos, videos and graphics. The contents of the Site are subject to copyrights owned by Platform Science and other individuals or entities and are protected by United States and international copyright laws. Except as otherwise provided in a written Agreement between you and Platform Science, you may not modify, copy, reproduce, republish, upload, post, transmit, transfer, or distribute in any way any of the contents of this Site. You may not distribute copies of materials found on the Site in any form (including by e-mail or other electronic means), without prior written permission from Platform Science. You may, however, download content from this Site solely for your personal, non-commercial use (except as may otherwise be provided in a written agreement between you and Platform Science), provided you keep intact all copyright and other legal and proprietary notices. To make a complaint about a copyright violation on the Site, see Section 8 below.
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4. Additional Terms for Forums, Blogs, and Other Social Media.
Our Site may provide one or more forums, blogs, or other interactive or social media features ("Forums") for visitors to our Site to exchange information with each other and/or with Platform Science about Platform Science’s products and services (the "Purpose"). If you use the Forums or otherwise provide Platform Science or any of its agents with any feedback, comments, suggestions, ideas for improvement or other communications regarding any current or potentially future Platform Science product, service or technology or intellectual property right (collectively, “Feedback”), in addition to any other terms we may require when you register to use the Forums or otherwise posted at or on the Forums, you agree to and acknowledge the following:
You agree not to use the Forums for any reason other than the Purpose. The material on the Forums is protected by international copyright and trademark laws. Except as permitted through a “Share” function which we may provide on the Forums (or with our express written permission), you may not modify, copy, reproduce, republish, upload, post, transmit, or distribute in any way any material from the Forums including any code or software we may provide.
2. Postings Not Necessarily the Opinion of Platform Science.
Postings Not Necessarily the Opinion of Platform Science. Some of the individuals posting to Forums work for Platform Science; however, opinions expressed on Forums and in any corresponding comments are the personal opinions of the original authors, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Platform Science.
Although we may attempt to keep objectionable messages off the Site, it is impossible for us to review all messages. All messages express the views of the author, and Platform Science will not be held responsible for any message or associated content. You take full responsibility for any and all messages and associated content you post to the Forums or exchange through the Forums. If you post any messages, upload files, input data, or engage in any other form of communication through the Forums (a “Posting”), you represent and warrant the following: (i) you own all right, title, and interest in and to the Posting, or you have been granted sufficient rights in and to the Posting allowing you to post such Posting, (ii) you will not post any messages or other materials that are obscene, vulgar, sexually-orientated, hateful, threatening, or otherwise violate any laws, (iii) you must not breach obligations of confidentiality that you owe to another party either in posting or using a Posting, (iv) any Postings you make to the Site do not infringe any third party copyright, trade marks, any other intellectual property rights or any applicable law and (v) you will indemnify us and our affiliates, partners, licensors, service providers, content providers, and their and our directors, officers, employees and agents against all claims, losses, liabilities, costs, damages and expenses incurred by us or them due to any breach by you of this TOU or your use of the Forums. For the purposes of this section, references to “your use” of the Forums shall be deemed to include any use by a third party where such third party accesses the Forums using your computer.
4. Third Party Contributions.
The Forums may include contributions from various sources over which Platform Science has no control (including any content submitted by third party users). Platform Science does not pre-screen or exercise editorial control over any Postings, and takes no responsibility for any Postings. Platform Science reserves the right to edit or remove Postings at any time and in its sole discretion, including those that are in breach of this TOU or in breach of any obligation of confidentiality you owe Platform Science, infringe or are alleged to infringe the intellectual property rights of any third party, or are defamatory, or otherwise are not relevant to the Forums and Platform Science will not be liable in relation to the removal of, or failure to remove, any Postings.
5. Messages to Registered Users.
Our Forums may allow you to send messages directly to other Forum users who have made their contact information available for receiving such messages. You agree to only send messages to other Forum users for the purpose of exchanging information about the Purpose and any other use of the ability to send messages to other Forum users is strictly prohibited. Moreover, you shall not use the contact information made available through the Forum for any of the following: (i) to send unsolicited commercial email (i.e., spam) or any other type of unsolicited commercial message, or (ii) to send any message that is vulgar, sexually-orientated, hateful, threatening, or otherwise violates any laws.
By adding a Posting to the Forum, or otherwise providing or making available to Platform Science or any of its agents any Feedback, you grant Platform Science a royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable non-exclusive, unrestricted, worldwide license to: (i) post, use, copy, sublicense, adapt, transmit, publicly perform or display any such Posting or Feedback, (ii) use, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish, translate, create derivative works from, distribute, perform, play, host, communicate, make available and publish your Posting or Feedback without restriction, (iii) make, use, sell, offer for sale, and import products implementing any invention or functionality reflected in your Posting or Feedback, and (iv) sublicense to third parties the unrestricted right to exercise any of the foregoing rights granted with respect to the Posting or Feedback. The foregoing grants shall include the right to exploit any ideas, concepts, intellectual property, or proprietary rights in such Posting or Feedback, including but not limited to rights under copyright, trademark, service mark or patent laws under any relevant jurisdiction without Platform Science owing any monies to you whatsoever.
7. Platform Science Employees.
If you are a Platform Science employee, you must also follow the Platform Science Social Media Policy in your Postings.
8. Posting Guidelines.
Our Forums may contain additional rules or posting guidelines. In such case, you agree to conform your Postings and Feedback to any such additional rules or posting guidelines.
The materials on the Site and on the Forums are provided "as is" and, to the fullest extent permissible pursuant to applicable law, Platform Science disclaims all warranties, express or implied, including, but not limited to, implied warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose, title and non-infringement and any other conditions, warranties and other terms which might otherwise be implied by statute, common law or the law of equity. Platform Science does not warrant that the Site or functions contained in the materials will be uninterrupted or error-free, that defects will be corrected, or that the Site, or the server that makes it available, are free of viruses or other harmful components. Platform Science does not warrant or make any representations regarding the use or the results of the use of the materials on the Site in terms of correctness, accuracy, timeliness, reliability, or otherwise. You (and not Platform Science or its licensors) assume the entire cost of all necessary maintenance, repair, or correction. Commentary and other materials posted on the Site and Forums are not intended to amount to advice on which reliance should be placed and we therefore disclaim all liability and responsibility arising from any such reliance.
7. Limitation of liability.
Under no circumstances, including, but not limited to, negligence, shall Platform Science, its subsidiaries and parent companies and affiliates be liable for any direct, indirect, incidental, special or consequential damages that arise or result from or are related to the use of, or the inability to use, the Site or any of the Postings made available on or through the Site. Under no circumstances shall Platform Science’s aggregate liability exceed $5.00. You specifically acknowledge and agree that Platform Science, its subsidiaries and parent companies and affiliates are not liable for any defamatory, offensive or illegal conduct of any user of the Site or any posting to the Site. If you are dissatisfied with the Site or any materials made available by or through the Site, or with this TOU, your sole and exclusive remedy is to discontinue using the Site.
8. Notices of copyright infringement.
Pursuant to Title 17, United States Code, Section 512(c)(2), notifications of claimed copyright infringement should be sent to Platform Science's Designated Agent in writing at the following address:
Platform Science, Inc.
Attn. Legal, Copyright Agent
Telephone Number of Designated Agent: ___________
Facsimile Number of Designated Agent: ___________Email Address of Designated Agent: copyright agent [at] platformscience [dot] com
To be effective, the notification must be a written communication that includes the following:
9. Export Restrictions.
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11. Modification & Termination.
This TOU is effective until modified or terminated by Platform Science. Platform Science may modify this TOU from time to time and the new TOU will be effective when posted. Platform Science may also terminate this TOU at any time without notice to you. In the event of termination, you are no longer authorized to access the Site and the restrictions imposed on you with respect to material downloaded from the Site, the disclaimers and limitations of liabilities, and export restrictions set forth in this agreement, shall survive.
This TOU is solely effective in its English language version and any translations of this TOU are provided solely for information and convenience. In the event this TOU is translated into any language other than English, the English version shall in all respects control and apply in case of any differences or discrepancies.
12. Governing Law.
This TOU shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of California without giving effect to any principles or conflicts of law.
If any provision of this TOU shall be unlawful, void or for any reason unenforceable, then that provision shall be deemed severable from this agreement and shall not affect the validity and enforceability of any remaining provisions.
Effective: April 7, 2021
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