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By choosing to use this web site, you will be agreeing to abide by all of the terms and conditions of this Agreement. You must agree to abide by all of the provisions in this Agreement in order to remain an authorized user of this web site and your use of this web site constitutes your agreement to abide by those provisions. You are solely responsible for your use of this web site and for ensuring that your use complies fully with the provisions of this Agreement.
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Section 107 of the United States copyright law outlines the definition of “Fair Use” for students and teachers. In accordance with the law, ABC-CLIO, LLC will permit you to download content contained on the ABC-CLIO web site for personal, non-commercial educational purposes such as criticism, comment, news reporting, teaching (including multiple copies for classroom use), scholarship, or research, provided you retain all copyright and other proprietary notices. Modification of the content or use of the content for any other purpose would be a violation of ABC-CLIO's and/or licensor's copyright, trademark and other proprietary rights.
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With the exception of “Fair Use” described above, you are not permitted to republish, post, transmit or in any way distribute ABC-CLIO content, including the copying of our content, and posting it on your web site or a third-party web site without the written permission of ABC-CLIO, LLC. You may obtain permission by writing to us at Rights@abc-clio.com.
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Visitors to the ABC-CLIO web site may share ideas, add comments, and engage in discussion. Visitors who place any content on any of our web pages are responsible for the content of that material. If you upload, post, or submit any content, you represent that you have all the necessary legal rights to upload, post, or submit such content and it will not violate any law or the rights of any person. ABC-CLIO, LLC has no responsibility for the content of any messages or information posted by visitors. ABC-CLIO, LLC retains the right, which it may or may not exercise, in its sole discretion, to review, edit or delete from the ABC-CLIO web site any content placed on the web site which ABC-CLIO, LLC believes to be illegal, offensive, and inappropriate or for any other reason. Any visitor posting content on the ABC-CLIO web site agrees to indemnify ABC-CLIO, LLC for any damages, losses and costs incurred as a result of such content being placed on our web site.
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Portions of this web site may provide users an opportunity to exchange ideas and information. The ideas and information posted do not necessarily reflect the views of ABC-CLIO, LLC. While using this web site, you may not post, transmit, or otherwise distribute any material that may be unlawful, obscene, defamatory, threatening, infringing on any copyright or other rights of others, or damaging to software or hardware. You may not advertise or solicit on these pages without the express permission of ABC-CLIO.
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In accordance with Federal Children's Online Privacy Protection Act of 1998 (COPPA), ABC-CLIO does not and shall not collect or otherwise receive any personally identifiable student information in connection with ABC-CLIO’s provision of this web site or users’ use of this web site. For purposes of this Agreement “personally identifiable student information” means any information or data which, alone or in combination with other information held by ABC-CLIO, can be used to specifically identify an individual or that is otherwise considered personally identifiable information or personal data, including an individual’s name, street address, telephone number, email address, photograph, social security number, student id number, driver’s license number, passport number, credit card number, or bank information.
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- You wish to use our logo or trademarks.
- You charge visitors to your web site a fee for the pages that contain a link to the ABC-CLIO web site.
- The link opens within a frame or in any other way that it makes the ABC-CLIO content appear as if it were in your web site.
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Content on Web Sites that Link to the ABC-CLIO Web Site
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ABC-CLIO, LLC reserves the right to change this Agreement at any time without notice.