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Copyrights and Trademarks
A. Site Content. The Site, design of the Site, and all content in the Site are protected under U.S. and international copyright laws. The Site is owned by the Lares Institute, and except for Your Content (as defined in Section B below) or as specifically stated or otherwise indicated, all Site Content including, but not limited to, trademarks, logos, trade names, text, data, messages, pictures, images, video, audio, graphics, data compilations, icons, code, links on the Site is the property of the Lares Institute or its subsidiaries and protected by intellectual property laws.
B. Your Content. The Lares Institute does not own any Content submitted by you (“Your Content”). You retain all of your ownership rights in Your Content. By submitting Your Content to the Site you grant The Lares Institute a worldwide, non-exclusive, royalty free, sublicenseable and transferable license to use, reproduce, distribute, prepare derivative works of, display, and perform Your Content.
C. Third Party Content. Content owned by third parties also appears on the Site, and you should respect those property rights as well. Content owned by third parties available on the Site is used by The Lares Institute pursuant to a license from a third party.
D. Use of Copyrights and Trademarks Prohibited. Nothing on this Site should be construed as granting by implication, estoppel, or otherwise, a license or right to use any mark displayed on this Site, without the prior written permission of the owner of the mark. The copyright in the Site content, is owned by The Lares Institute and its subsidiary and affiliated companies, unless otherwise noted. The Lares Institute and its subsidiaries and affiliates do not warrant or represent that use of this Site will not infringe rights of third parties.
You may link to the Site provided you comply with the following:
1. Framing is not permitted under any circumstance. You may not create frames around our Site or use any other technique that alters in any way the visual presentation or appearance of the Site.
2. In linking to the Site, you may not misrepresent your relationship with us. No links to the Site may be used in a manner that implies or suggests that we approve or endorse you, your Site or your goods and services, except as we may have agreed to separately with you in writing.
3. The Lares Institute has no responsibility or liability for any content appearing on the web site from which you link to the Site. You agree to indemnify us, defend us at your sole cost, and hold us harmless from and against any and all claims arising out of or based on such web site including your links.
4. No link(s) may appear on any page on your web site or within any context containing content or materials that may be interpreted as libelous, obscene, criminal, pornographic, or which infringes or otherwise violates, or advocates the infringement or other violation of, any third party rights.
5. We may at any time, in our sole discretion, without cause, terminate your right to link to any pages on our Site. In such event upon request, you agree to immediately remove all links to our Site and to cease using any of our marks.
6. We reserve the right to change this linking policy at any time, so it is your responsibility to periodically review this page for any changes.
If you have any questions about this Policy, please contact us.
Third Party Websites
We make no representations whatsoever about any other third party web site which you may access through hypertext links in this web site. When you access any such third party web site, you acknowledge and agree that it is independent from us, and that we have no control over the content of any such web site. In addition, a link to such third party web site does not mean that we endorse or accept any responsibility for the content, or the use, of such web site. It is up to you to take precautions to ensure that whatever you select for your use is free of such items as viruses, worms, Trojan horses and other items of a destructive nature. Additionally, such web sites may have cookies and collect personally identifiable data. We encourage you to read the Terms and Conditions and Privacy Policies for such third party web sites.
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