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Acceptable Site Use
General Rules: Users may not use the Site in order to transmit, distribute, store or destroy material (a) in violation of any applicable law or regulation, (b) in a manner that will infringe the copyright, trademark, trade secret or other intellectual property rights of others or violate the privacy, publicity or other personal rights of others, or (c) that is defamatory, obscene, threatening, abusive or hateful.
Web Site Security Rules. Users are prohibited from violating or attempting to violate the security of the Site, including, without limitation, (a) accessing data not intended for such User or logging into a server or account which the User is not authorized to access, (b) attempting to probe, scan or test the vulnerability of a system or network or to breach security or authentication measures without proper authorization, (c) attempting to interfere with service to any User, host or network, including, without limitation, via means of submitting a virus to the Site, overloading, "flooding", "spamming", "mailbombing" or "crashing", (d) sending unsolicited e-mail, including promotions and/or advertising of products or services, or (e) forging any TCP/IP packet header or any part of the header information in any e-mail or newsgroup posting. Violations of system or network security may result in civil or criminal liability. The Wiley Group will investigate occurrences that may involve such violations and may involve and cooperate with law enforcement authorities in prosecuting users who are involved in such violations
Member Service Agreement
Member Account, Security and Password To open an account, you must complete the registration process by providing us with current, complete and accurate information as prompted by the Registration Form. You will then choose a password and an account name. You are entirely responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your password and account. Furthermore, you are entirely responsible for any and all activities that occur under your account.
You agree to notify The Wiley Group upon your learning of any unauthorized use of your account or any other breach of security.
It is The Wiley Group’s policy to respect the privacy of its Users. The Wiley Group will not monitor, edit, or disclose any personal information about any User nor will The Wiley Group disclose any information about the use of the Service by any User without that User’s prior permission unless The Wiley Group has a good faith belief that such action is necessary to: (1) conform to legal requirements or comply with legal process; (2) protect and defend the rights or property of The Wiley Group (3) enforce these Terms and Conditions; or (4) act to protect the interests of its Users or others.
As a condition of accessing the Site, User warrants to The Wiley Group that it will not use the Site for any purpose that is unlawful or prohibited by these Terms and Conditions. Any unauthorized commercial use of the Site, or the resale of its services, is expressly prohibited.
You agree to abide by all applicable local, state, national and international laws and regulations and you are solely responsible for all acts or omissions that occur under your account or password, including the content of your transmissions through the Site. By way of example, and not as a limitation, you agree not to:
It is not permitted to enter any confidential information such as contact information or any elements as outlined in any confidentiality agreement, in the open text fields of your account. Any violations of this rule may result in your account being deactivated.
Links to Third Party Sites
The Wiley Group is not responsible for the content of any site linked to or from this site. Your linking to any other site is entirely at your own risk. While The Wiley Group may provide links on this site to other sites, the inclusion of such links is for your convenience only and should not be interpreted as an endorsement of the owner/sponsor of the site or the content of the site. The Wiley Group disclaims all warranties, express and implied, as to the accuracy, validity, legality or otherwise of any materials or information contained on such sites.
Disclaimer / Limitations of Liability
The Wiley Group does not represent or warrant that the Site 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. The Wiley Group does not warrant or represent that the use or the results of the use of the Site or the materials made available as part of the Site will be correct, accurate, timely, or otherwise reliable.
You specifically agree that The Wiley Group shall not be responsible for unauthorized access to or for the alteration of transmissions, data or any material sent or received or not sent or received, or any transactions entered into through the Site. You specifically agree that The Wiley Group is not responsible or liable for any threatening, defamatory, obscene, offensive or illegal content or conduct of any other party or for any infringement of another’s rights, including intellectual property rights. The User specifically agrees that The Wiley Group is not responsible for any content sent using and/or included in the Site by any third party.
The Wiley Group makes no representations about the suitability, reliability, availability, timeliness, and accuracy of the Site for any purpose. The Site is provided “as is” without warranty of any kind. The Wiley Group hereby disclaims all warranties and conditions with regard to the Site, including all implied warranties and conditions of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, title and non-infringement. In no event shall The Wiley Group and/or its suppliers be liable for any direct, indirect, punitive, incidental, special, consequential damages or any damages whatsoever including, without limitation, damages for loss of use, data or profits, arising out of or in any way connected with the use or performance of the Site or related web sites, with the delay or inability to use the Site or related web sites, with the provision of or failure to provide services or for any information, software, products, services and related graphics obtained through the Site, or with any other use of the Site, whether based on contract, tort, negligence, strict liability or otherwise, even if The Wiley Group or any of its suppliers has been advised of the possibility of damages because of some states/jurisdictions do not allow the exclusion or limitation of liability for consequential or incidental damages, the above limitation of liability for consequential or incidental damages, the above limitation may not apply to you. If you are dissatisfied with any portion of the Site or service provided, or with any of these Terms and Conditions of use, your sole exclusive remedy is to discontinue using the Site.
You agree to indemnify and hold The Wiley Group its parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, officers and employees, harmless from any claim, demand, or damage, including reasonable attorneys’ fees, asserted by any third party due to or arising out of the User’s use of or conduct on the Site.
The Wiley Group may terminate your access to any part or the entire Site at any time, with or without cause or notice, effective immediately, for any reason whatsoever.
If you wish to terminate your account, your only recourse is to discontinue the use of the Site. At such time as the use of the service is discontinued, The Wiley Group shall have no obligation to maintain any of the content relative to your account, nor shall The Wiley Group have any obligation to forward any unread or unsent messages to you or any third party.
No Spam / Damages
The Wiley Group will immediately terminate any account which it believes, in its sole discretion, is transmitting or is otherwise connected with any spam or other unsolicited bulk email. In addition, you agree to pay The Wiley Group for the actual damages to the extent such actual damages can be reasonably calculated.
Proprietary Rights to Content
User acknowledges that content, including but not limited to text, software, music, sound, photographs, video, graphics or other material contained in either sponsor advertisements or electronically distributed, commercially produced information presented to User by the Site, by The Wiley Group or its advertisers or other content providers, is protected by proprietary rights and laws. User may make a copy of this content only for personal, non-commercial use, provided that User keeps all copyrights and other proprietary notices intact. User may not modify, copy, reproduce, republish, upload, post, transmit, or distribute in any way content available through the Site and its associated Web sites, including code and software.
Modifications to Terms and Conditions
The Wiley Group reserves the right to change these Terms and Conditions or policies regarding the use of the Site at any time and to notify the User by posting an updated version of the Terms and Conditions on this Site. The Users are responsible for regularly reviewing the Terms and Conditions. Continued use of the Site after any such changes shall constitute their consent to such changes.
Notice of Property Rights
User acknowledges and agrees that The Wiley Group (hereinafter sometimes referred to collectively as "Owners") own all of the forms, documents and the contents of this Site (hereinafter "Documents"). You agree that no right, title or interest in or to any trademark, service mark, logo or trade name of the Owners is granted under these Terms and Conditions and that title to all such documents is retained by said Owners. You agree, stipulate and consent that all Documents are protected and are owned by the Owners and that you will not reproduce, modify or publish any or all of the Documents for any commercial purpose without the express written consent of said Owners.
f any part of these Terms and Conditions is determined to be invalid or unenforceable pursuant to applicable law including, but not limited to, the warranty disclaimers and liability limitations set forth above, then the invalid or unenforceable provision will be deemed superseded by a valid, enforceable provision that most closely matches the intent of the original provision and the remainder of these Terms and Conditions shall continue in effect.
Unless otherwise specified herein, these Terms and Conditions constitute the entire agreement between the User and The Wiley Group with respect to the use of the Site and it supersedes all prior or contemporaneous communications and proposals, whether electronic, oral or written, between the User and The Wiley Group with respect to the Site.
These Terms and Conditions shall be effective to bind User, its assigns, agents, representatives, successors, employees and any and all other persons acting on its behalf. A printed version of these Terms and Conditions and of any notice given in electronic form shall be admissible in judicial or administrative proceedings based upon or relating to these Terms and Conditions to the same extent and subject to the same conditions as other business documents and records originally generated and maintained in printed form.