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The content of this website, including its intellectual property, is owned by Planet Experts, LLC (PELLC), or the authors. It may not be republished, copied, used or reproduced without PELLC’s written consent, except where it is used for non-commercial study purposes or where it is a blog, which is made available under the Planet Experts License Attribution, in accordance with the Blog License.
If you believe we are infringing your intellectual property rights, please contact us. We will deal with your concern as quickly as possible.
Disclaimer of liability:
Subject to the comments about user contributed content below, reasonable efforts have been made to offer the most current, correct, and clearly expressed information possible on this website. Nevertheless, inadvertent errors in information may occur.
PELLC makes no warranties or representations whatsoever regarding the accuracy, quality, content, completeness, or adequacy of information and data on the website. In any situation where PELLC printed publications differ from the text contained on the website, the printed documents take precedence.
PELLC also reserves the right to make changes to the website at any time without notice to you.
This website provides access to the World Wide Web, including links to other sites. Once you leave the PELLC site (including via links from our website), PELLC cannot control the information you access and PELLC is not responsible for your use of other websites. You access other websites at your own risk.
If misleading, inaccurate or otherwise inappropriate information on this website is brought to our attention, a reasonable effort will be made to fix or remove it. Such concerns about the website should be addressed to the [email protected]
Disclaimer of reliability:
PELLC makes no representations or warranties regarding the condition or functionality of this website, its suitability for use, or that this web service will be uninterrupted or error-free.
We cannot ensure that the website is appropriate or available for use in every territory around the world. By using the website, you are responsible for compliance with all applicable laws in your territory. You must stop using it immediately if by using it you infringe any law or regulation in your jurisdiction.
Disclaimer of damages:
By using this website or any part of it (including the blog or any interactive areas), you assume all risks associated with the use of this site, including any risk of relying on information or content found on this site; or risk to your computer, software or data being damaged.
PELLC shall not be liable to you for any direct, indirect, special, incidental, or consequential damages, including (but not limited to) lost revenues or lost profits, resulting from the use or misuse of the PELLC website and/or information contained on it.
If your use of the website, including (but not limited to) your use of the Blog or posting/uploading of comments or other content, or breach of these Terms and Conditions creates any losses for PELLC, you will compensate PELLC for all its losses (including direct and indirect losses, all costs and all damages).
Disclaimer of endorsement:
The views and opinions of authors expressed on this website do not necessarily state or reflect those of PELLC, and shall not be used for advertising or product endorsement purposes. Any reference made by contributors to any specific commercial products, process, or service by trade name, trade mark, manufacturer, or otherwise does not imply its endorsement, recommendation, or favoring by PELLC.
For more information, please contact:[email protected].
Your contributions to the website:
If you submit or upload any content to the website, you agree to accept and comply with the following rules at all times. In these Terms & Conditions, “content” means any blog, comment or other user generated content.
You are wholly responsible for all content posted by you on the website. You must not post or upload any content or use the website in a way that breaches any law or infringes any organization/individuals’ rights. You agree to not post or upload any content or use the website in a way that is offensive, threatening, defamatory, obscene, harassing, false, misleading or unreliable.
You warrant that any content posted by you will not infringe the intellectual property rights of any third party and will indemnify, defend and hold harmless PELLC from any such infringement.
You warrant that you have not received any threat, demand or notice of claim from any person or entity asserting that PELLC’s use of any of the content submitted or uploaded by you constitutes any infringement, interference, violation, misappropriation, breach or wrongful use of the intellectual property rights of any other person or entity.
We do not guarantee that we moderate any content posted to the website but we reserve the right to review/remove/edit any content at any time (including any blogs or comments). We also reserve our right to terminate your access to the website or any part of it. Any comments submitted to the website are submitted without being edited. If you wish to report any content contributed to the website, please email us at: [email protected], or flag a comment on the comments system.
Any content contributed to the website by users contains the contributors’ personal views and information and not those of PELLC. We do not guarantee or endorse the accuracy or reliability of, and can accept no liability in respect of, any advice, opinion, statement or information contained in any user generated content.
What information do we collect about you?
We may collect personal information from you when you use the website, including when you post content to the website or contact us through the website.
This personal information may include, but is not limited to, your contact details, or other personal details, and video or photos you provide us with.
How do we use this information?
Your personal information will be used by PELLC to process your requests, provide or administer PELLC’s services, to display content you have provided to us on the website (including comments or blog submissions). We will also use/store your personal information for our internal records.
Do we share the personal information you provide to us through the website with third parties?
Any content you submit to the website (including comments or blog submissions) will be used and made available in accordance with our Website Terms and Conditions, and our Blog License (for blog submissions). We do not forward personal information you provide to us through the website to any other third parties.
What security measures are in place to protect your personal information?
We will take reasonable precautions to prevent the loss, misuse or unauthorized alteration of information you provide to us through the website.
Communications from us in connection with the website may be sent to you by e-mail. E-mail is not a fully secure means of communication and we cannot guarantee our e-mails are free from viruses and other harmful effects.
A “cookie” is a small text file that is placed on a website user’s computer hard drive by a website. The types of cookie we sometimes use on the website are “session cookies”, which keep track of information you have entered or looked at as you travel from page to page within the website. These cookies have a short lifetime and expire quickly after you leave the website.
Internet browsers normally accept cookies by default. However, it is possible to set an Internet browser to reject cookies. For further details on disabling cookies, see: www.aboutcookies.org.
By using the blog you agree to be legally bound by the terms of this blog license and the PELLC Website Terms and Conditions.
If there is any conflict between this blog license and the PELLC Website Terms and Conditions, the terms of this blog license shall prevail.
The content of this blog (but not including any comments posted on or about the blog) is made available under the Planet Experts Attribution License accessible at: http://www.planetexperts.com/terms-and-conditions/ (the Planet Experts License).
This means, when you submit any blog, you agree to be bound by the terms of the Planet Experts License. Under the terms of this license anyone can copy, distribute and display works submitted to the blog, and make derivative works, providing that he/she gives the original author credit and makes the new work available under the Planet Experts License.
Please check the Planet Experts License for the full terms and conditions of the license.
THE WORK (AS DEFINED BELOW) IS PROVIDED UNDER THE TERMS OF THIS PLANET EXPERTS PUBLIC LICENSE (“PEPL” OR “LICENSE”). THE WORK IS PROTECTED BY COPYRIGHT AND/OR OTHER APPLICABLE LAW. ANY USE OF THE WORK OTHER THAN AS AUTHORIZED UNDER THIS LICENCE OR COPYRIGHT LAW IS PROHIBITED. BY EXERCISING ANY RIGHTS TO THE WORK PROVIDED HERE, YOU ACCEPT AND AGREE TO BE BOUND BY THE TERMS OF THIS LICENSE. THE LICENSOR GRANTS YOU THE RIGHTS CONTAINED HERE IN CONSIDERATION OF YOUR ACCEPTANCE OF SUCH TERMS AND CONDITIONS.
This Planet Experts Public License enables You (all capitalized terms defined below) to view, edit, modify, translate and distribute Works worldwide, provided that You credit the Original Author.
‘The Licensor’ [one or more legally recognized persons or entities offering the Work under the terms and conditions of this License]
agree as follows:
“Attribution” means acknowledging all the parties who have contributed to and have rights in the Work, Derivative Work or Collective Work under this License including PlanetExperts.com and the original author.
“Collective Work” means the Work in its entirety in unmodified form along with a number of other separate and independent works, assembled into a collective whole.
“Derivative Work” means any work created by the editing, modification, adaptation or translation of the Work in any media (however a work that constitutes a Collective Work will not be considered a Derivative Work for the purpose of this License). For the avoidance of doubt, where the Work is a musical composition or sound recording, the synchronization of the Work in timed-relation with a moving image (“synching”) will be considered a Derivative Work for the purpose of this License.
“License” means this Planet Experts Blog License Agreement.
“Original Author” means the individual (or entity) who created the Work.
“Work” means the work protected by copyright, which is offered under the terms of this License.
For the purpose of this License, when not inconsistent with the context, words in the singular number include the plural number.
2. License Terms
2.1 The Licensor hereby grants to You a worldwide royalty-free non-exclusive License for use for the duration of the copyright in the Work.
copy the Work and publish the Work online
You must not:
publish, distribute, archive, perform or otherwise disseminate the Work, the Derivative Work or the Work as incorporated in a Collective Work to the public in any material form in any media other than online, whether now known or hereafter created, without the express written consent of Planet Experts and the Original Author;
impose any terms on the use to be made of the Work, the Derivative Work or the Work as incorporated in a Collective Work that alter or restrict the terms of this License or any rights granted under it or has the effect or intent of restricting the ability to exercise those rights;
impose any digital rights management technology on the Work, the Derivative Work or the Work as incorporated in a Collective Work that alters or restricts the terms of this License or any rights granted under it or has the effect or intent of restricting the ability to exercise those rights;
sublicense the Work.
make reference to this License (by Uniform Resource Identifier (URI), spoken word or as appropriate to the medium or media used) on all copies of the Work and Derivative Works and Collective Works published, distributed, performed or otherwise disseminated or made available to the public by You;
recognize the Licensor’s / Original Author’s right of attribution in any Work, Derivative Work and Collective Work that You publish, distribute, perform or otherwise disseminate to the public and ensure that You credit the Licensor / Original Author as appropriate to the medium or media used; and to the extent reasonably practicable, keep intact all notices that refer to this License, in particular the URL, if any, that the Licensor specifies to be associated with the Work, unless such URL does not refer to the copyright notice or licensing information for the Work.
Additional Provisions for third parties making use of the Work
2.2. Further license from the Licensor
Each time You publish, distribute, perform or otherwise disseminate the Work; or
any Derivative Work; or
the Work as incorporated in a Collective Work
the Licensor agrees to offer to the relevant third party making use of the Work (in any of the alternatives set out above) a license to use the Work on the same terms and conditions as granted to You hereunder.
2.3. This License does not affect any rights that the User may have under any applicable law, including fair use, fair dealing or any other legally recognized limitation or exception to copyright infringement.
2.4. All rights not expressly granted by the Licensor are hereby reserved, including but not limited to, the exclusive right to collect, whether individually or via an agent or agency royalties for any use of the Work.
3. Warranties and Disclaimer
Except as required by law, the Work or any Derivative Work is licensed by the Licensor on an “as is” and “as available” basis and without any warranty of any kind, either express or implied.
4. Limit of Liability
Subject to any liability which may not be excluded or limited by law the Licensor shall not be liable and hereby expressly excludes all liability for loss or damage howsoever and whenever caused to You.
The rights granted to You under this License shall terminate automatically upon any breach by You of the terms of this License. Individuals or entities who have received Derivative Works or Collective Works from You under this License, however, will not have their Licenses terminated provided such individuals or entities remain in full compliance with those Licenses.
6.1. The validity or enforceability of the remaining terms of this agreement is not affected by the holding of any provision of it to be invalid or unenforceable.
6.2. This License constitutes the entire License Agreement between the parties with respect to the Work licensed here. There are no understandings, agreements or representations with respect to the Work not specified here. The Licensor shall not be bound by any additional provisions that may appear in any communication in any form.
6.3. A person who is not a party to this License shall have no rights to enforce any of its terms.
6.4. This License shall be governed by the law of the United States and the State of California and the parties irrevocably submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the Federal or State Courts located in Los Angeles County, California.
7. On the role of Planet Experts
7.1. Neither the Licensor nor the User may use the Planet Experts logo except to indicate that the Work is licensed under a Planet Experts License. Any permitted use must be in compliance with the Planet Experts trade mark usage guidelines at the time of use of the Planet Experts trademark. These guidelines may be found on the Planet Experts website or be otherwise available upon request from time to time.
7.2. Planet Experts LLC does not profit financially from its role in providing this License and will not investigate the claims of any Licensor or user of the License.
7.3. One of the conditions that Planet Experts LLC requires of the Licensor and You is an acknowledgement of its limited role and agreement by all who use the License that the LLC is not responsible to anyone for the statements and actions of You or the Licensor or anyone else attempting to use or using this License.
7.4. Planet Experts LLC is not a party to this License, and makes no warranty whatsoever in connection with the Work or in connection with the License, and in all events is not liable for any loss or damage resulting from the Licensor’s or Your reliance on this License or on its enforceability.
7.5. USE OF THIS LICENCE MEANS THAT YOU AND THE LICENSOR EACH ACCEPT THESE CONDITIONS IN SECTION 7.1, 7.2, 7.3, 7.4 AND EACH ACKNOWLEDGE PLANET EXPERTS LLC’S VERY LIMITED ROLE AS A FACILITATOR OF THE LICENCE FROM THE LICENSOR TO YOU.
Planet Experts is not a party to this License, and makes no warranty whatsoever in connection with the Work. Planet Experts will not be liable to You or any party on any legal theory for any damages whatsoever, including without limitation any general, special, incidental or consequential damages arising in connection to this license. Notwithstanding the foregoing two (2) sentences, if Planet Experts has expressly identified itself as the Licensor hereunder, it shall have all rights and obligations of Licensor.
Except for the limited purpose of indicating to the public that the Work is licensed under the PEPL, neither party will use the trademark “Planet Experts” or any related trademark or logo of Planet Experts without the prior written consent of Planet Experts. Any permitted use will be in compliance with Planet Experts’ then-current trademark usage guidelines, as may be published on its website or otherwise made available upon request from time to time.
Planet Experts may be contacted at [email protected]