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Permitted Use and Limited License: This Website is not intended for, and we have no intention of collecting personally identifiable information from children under the age of 13. Additionally, if you are 18 or younger, you are not authorized to submit any content or information to this Website without the explicit consent of your parent or legal guardian.
You may use the Content online and solely for your personal, non-commercial use, and, only where expressly permitted on the Website, you may download or print a copy of a portion of the Content for your personal, non-commercial use, provided you do not remove any trademark, copyright or other notice contained in or on such Content.
In addition, you may not: (a) use spiders, robots or other automated data mining techniques to catalog, download, store or otherwise reproduce, store or distribute Content available on the Website; (b) take any action to interfere with the Website or any other user's use of the Website, including, without limitation, via means of overloading, "flooding", "mailbombing" or "crashing" the Website; (c) send unsolicited e-mail, including promotions and/or advertising of products or services, through the Web site or forge or mask your true identity in any e-mail or posting; (d) frame portions of the Website within another web site or establish links from any other website to any page of the Website other than the homepage; or (e) decompile, reverse engineer or disassemble any software or other products or processes accessible through the Website, nor insert any code or product or manipulate the Content in any way that affects any user's experience.
Digital Millennium Copyright Act ("DMCA") Notice: We are committed to complying with copyright and related laws, and we require all users of the Website to comply with these laws. Accordingly, you may not store any material or content on, or disseminate any material or content over, the Website in any manner that constitutes an infringement of third party intellectual property rights, including rights granted by copyright law. Owners of copyrighted works who believe that their rights under copyright law have been infringed may take advantage of certain provisions of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act of 1998 (the "DMCA") to report alleged infringements. You may not post, modify, distribute, or reproduce in any way any copyrighted material, trademarks, or other proprietary information belonging to others without obtaining the prior written consent of the owner of such proprietary rights. It is our policy to terminate use privileges of any user who repeatedly infringes the copyright rights of others upon receipt of proper notification to us by the copyright owner or the copyright owner's legal agent.
If you feel that a posted message is objectionable or infringing, we encourage you to contact us immediately. Upon our receipt of a proper notice of claimed infringement under the DMCA, we will respond expeditiously to remove, or disable access to, the material claimed to be infringing and will follow the procedures specified in the DMCA to resolve the claim between the notifying party and the alleged infringer who provided the Content in issue. Our designated agent (i.e., the proper party) to whom you should address such notice is listed below.
Notice of Infringement of Your Rights: If you believe that your work has been copied and posted on the Website in a way that constitutes copyright infringement, please provide us with the following information:
- an electronic or physical signature of the person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of the copyright or other intellectual property interest;
- a description of the copyrighted work or other intellectual property that you claim has been infringed;
- a description of where the material that you claim is infringing is located on the Website;
- your address, telephone number, and email address;
- 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
- a statement by you, made under penalty of perjury, that the information contained in your report 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.
Notice of claims of copyright infringement can be made as follows:
By Mail: PO Box 1193, Sykesville, MD 21784-1193
Attn: Copyright DMCA
Subject line: DMCA
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