This Website is owned and operated by MI6 Academy (hereafter referred to as “MI6”, “Company” or “We”). The Website and all of its current and future content, including articles, opinions, other text, directories, guides, photographs, illustrations, images, video and audio clips and advertising copy, as well as the trademarks, logos, domain names, trade names, service marks, trade identities and any and all copyrightable material (including source and object code) and any other form of intellectual property (collectively, the “Content”) is owned by or licensed to Company or other authorized third parties and is protected as intellectual property or otherwise. Except as expressly set forth in these Terms, no rights (either by implication, estoppel or otherwise) are granted to you. You may only use the Content as expressly set forth in these Terms. UNAUTHORIZED USE, COPYING, REPRODUCTION, MODIFICATION, REPUBLISHING, UPLOADING, DOWNLOADING, POSTING, TRANSMITTING, DISTRIBUTING, DUPLICATING OR ANY OTHER MISUSE OF ANY OF THE CONTENT IS STRICTLY PROHIBITED.
Copyrights and Copyright Agent
If you believe that your work has been copied on this Website in a way that constitutes copyright infringement, promptly contact Company at firstname.lastname@example.org and provide the following:
i. your name, address, telephone number and email address;
ii. a description of the copyrighted work that you claim has been infringed;
iii. the URL or the Website and a description of where the material that you claim is infringing is located on the Website;
iv. a statement by you that you have a good faith belief that the disputed use is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent or the law;
v. a statement by you, made under penalty of perjury, that the above information in your notice is accurate and that you are either the copyright owner or authorized to act on the copyright owner’s behalf; and
vi. an electronic or physical signature of the person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of the copyright interest.
CHANGES TO SITE/TERMS
Company may add, change, discontinue, remove or suspend any portion of the Website at any time, without notice. We reserve the right, in our sole discretion, to modify, alter, or otherwise change these Terms and will post any new or revised terms on the Website.
Forums, bulletin boards, chat rooms or other interactive areas that may be offered on the Website (“User Forums”) are provided to give users a forum to express their opinions and share their ideas and information. Company and Affiliates (defined below) do not endorse the content posted in User Forums. Company does not and cannot review every message posted by users in User Forums. Company reserves the right, but is not obligated, to delete, move or edit content, in whole or in part, submitted by you to a User Forum for any reason in Company’s sole discretion. You understand that any content that you post and/or upload on the Website will be considered a submission for purposes of these services.
RESTRICTIONS ON USE
As used in the Terms, “Affiliates” means Company’s parent company(ies) and its and their related companies, subsidiaries, licensors, divisions, affiliates, directors, officers, partners, agents and assigns.
You agree not to do any of the following while using the Website:
Harass, stalk or otherwise abuse another user; transmit or otherwise make available any content that is false, harmful, threatening, abusive, tortuous, defamatory, libelous, disparaging (including disparaging of Company or the Affiliates), vulgar, obscene, pornographic or that promotes violence, racial hatred, terrorism or illegal acts, or is otherwise objectionable (as determined by Company in its sole discretion); transmit or otherwise make available any content that is unlawful or infringes, violates or misappropriates any patent, trademark, trade identity right, trade secret, publicity right, privacy right, copyright or any other intellectual property or any other rights of any third party ; upload or transmit viruses, Trojan horses or other harmful, disruptive or destructive files or post material that interferes with any third party’s uninterrupted use and enjoyment of the Website.
impersonate any person or entity, or otherwise disguise the origin of any content transmitted through the Website or to Company, including forging any TCP/IP packet header or any part of the header information in any transmission to the Website for any reason; transmit or otherwise make available through the Website any personal advertising, junk mail, spam, chain letters, pyramid schemes or offer for sale of any products or services, except in areas specifically designated for such purposes; or violate any applicable local, state, federal or international law, rule or regulation.
Although we welcome your comments, we do not accept unsolicited submissions for auto shows, auto events, television programs, Websites or other products or services unless posted and/or promoted by Company. It is the intent of this policy to avoid the possibility of future misunderstandings when projects developed by our or the Affiliates’ staff might seem to others to be similar to their own creative ideas or materials. Therefore, please do not make any such unsolicited submissions to Company or the Affiliates through this Website or otherwise.
DISCLAIMERS/LIMITATIONS ON LIABILITY YOU UNDERSTAND AND AGREE THAT THIS WEBSITE AND ALL CONTENT CONTAINED ON IT ARE DISTRIBUTED “AS IS,” “AS AVAILABLE,” “WITH ALL FAULTS” AND WITHOUT WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, WARRANTIES OF TITLE OR IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, NON-INFRINGEMENT OF ANY THIRD PARTY RIGHT, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE OR THOSE ARISING BY STATUTE OR OTHERWISE IN LAW OR FROM A COURSE OF DEALING, COURSE OF PERFORMANCE OR USAGE OF TRADE. SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT PERMIT THE EXCLUSION OF IMPLIED WARRANTIES, SO THE ABOVE EXCLUSION MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU. YOU MAY HAVE OTHER RIGHTS WHICH VARY BY JURISDICTION. Company and the Affiliates make no representation or warranty whatsoever regarding the completeness, accuracy, timeliness, availability, or adequacy of any information, facts, views, opinions, statements or recommendations contained on the Website or in the Content. This Website may be unavailable due to maintenance or malfunction of equipment. YOU UNDERSTAND AND AGREE THAT COMPANY LIMITS ITS LIABILITY IN CONNECTION WITH YOUR USE OF THE WEBSITE AS SET FORTH BELOW: NEITHER COMPANY NOR THE AFFILIATES ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY DAMAGE TO ANY USER’S COMPUTER, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, DAMAGE FROM ANY SECURITY BREACH OR FROM ANY VIRUS, BUGS, TAMPERING, FRAUD, ERROR, OMISSION, INTERRUPTION, DEFECT, DELAY IN OPERATION OR TRANSMISSION, COMPUTER LINE OR NETWORK FAILURE OR ANY OTHER TECHNICAL OR OTHER MALFUNCTION. EXCEPT WHERE PROHIBITED: YOU AGREE THAT COMPANY AND THE AFFILIATES, AS APPLICABLE, ARE NOT LIABLE TO YOU FOR ANY LOSS OR DAMAGES OF ANY KIND (INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, ANY DIRECT, SPECIAL, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, EXEMPLARY, CONSEQUENTIAL, ECONOMIC OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES), WHETHER BASED IN TORT, CONTRACT, STRICT LIABILITY OR OTHERWISE (INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, WHETHER CAUSED IN WHOLE OR IN PART BY NEGLIGENCE, ACTS OF GOD, TELECOMMUNICATIONS FAILURE, OR THEFT OR DESTRUCTION OF THIS WEBSITE) INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, RESULTING IN ANY WAY FROM OR IN CONNECTION WITH: (1) THIS WEBSITE AND ITS CONTENT; (2) ANY ACTION TAKEN IN CONNECTION WITH AN INVESTIGATION BY COMPANY OR LAW ENFORCEMENT AUTHORITIES REGARDING YOUR USE OF THE WEBSITE; OR (3) ANY ERRORS OR OMISSIONS IN THE WEBSITE’S TECHNICAL OPERATION, EVEN IF COMPANY OR THE AFFILIATES HAVE BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF THOSE DAMAGES. IN NO EVENT WILL COMPANY OR THE AFFILIATES BE LIABLE TO YOU OR ANYONE ELSE FOR LOSS OR INJURY, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, DEATH OR PERSONAL INJURY. NOTWITHSTANDING ANY OTHER PROVISION IN THESE TERMS, UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES WILL COMPANY OR THE AFFILIATES BE LIABLE TO YOU FOR ANY REASON RELATED OR ANY CAUSE OF ACTION WHATSOEVER IN AN AMOUNT GREATER THAN FIFTY DOLLARS ($50). BY ACCESSING THIS WEBSITE, I UNDERSTAND THAT I MAY BE WAIVING RIGHTS WITH RESPECT TO CLAIMS THAT ARE AT THIS TIME UNKNOWN OR UNSUSPECTED, AND IN ACCORDANCE WITH SUCH WAIVER, I ACKNOWLEDGE THAT I HAVE READ AND UNDERSTAND, AND HEREBY EXPRESSLY WAIVE, THE BENEFITS OF THE CIVIL CODE OF WYOMING, AND ANY SIMILAR LAW OF ANY STATE OR TERRITORY, WHICH PROVIDES AS FOLLOWS: “A GENERAL RELEASE DOES NOT EXTEND TO CLAIMS WHICH THE CREDITOR DOES NOT KNOW OR SUSPECT TO EXIST IN HIS FAVOR AT THE TIME OF EXECUTING THE RELEASE, WHICH IF KNOWN BY HIM MUST HAVE MATERIALLY AFFECTED HIS SETTLEMENT WITH THE DEBTOR.”
By using this Website, you agree to indemnify, defend and hold harmless Company and the Affiliates from and against any actual or alleged claims, demands, causes of action, judgments, damages, losses, liabilities, and all costs and expenses of defense (including, without limitation, reasonable attorneys’ fees and other legal fees) arising out of or relating to: (1) your violation of these Terms or any law, rule or regulation; (2) a claim that is based on your use of the Content; or (3) any content uploaded by you or through your computer to the Website or otherwise sent by you to Company. You will cooperate as fully and reasonably as required by Company or the Affiliates in the defense of any claim. Company reserves the right to assume the exclusive defense and control of any matter subject to indemnification by you, and you will not in any event settle any claim without the prior written consent of Company.
THIRD PARTIES/NO ENDORSEMENT
This Website may provide links to third-party Websites, and certain areas of the Website may allow you to conduct transactions or purchase goods or services from or through a third-party. Third parties and third party Websites may have different privacy policies, terms and conditions and business practices than we do. Your dealings or communications with any party other than Company are solely between you and that third party. We do not endorse, verify, make any representations, or take responsibility for the content, truthfulness, accuracy, quality or completeness of the content or activities conducted by any third party or on any third party Websites. Any complaints, concerns or questions you may have relating to materials provided by third parties should be forwarded directly to the third party. YOU AGREE THAT MI6 AND ITS AFFILIATES WILL NOT, UNDER ANY CIRCUMSTANCES, BE RESPONSIBLE OR LIABLE, DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY, FOR ANY GOODS, SERVICES, RESOURCES OR CONTENT AVAILABLE THROUGH ANY THIRD PARTY DEALINGS OR COMMUNICATIONS, OR FOR ANY HARM RELATED THERETO, OR FOR ANY DAMAGE OR LOSS CAUSED OR ALLEGED TO BE CAUSED BY OR IN CONNECTION WITH YOUR USE OF OR RELIANCE ON THE CONTENT, ADVERTISING, OR BUSINESS PRACTICES OF ANY THIRD PARTY. Reference on the Website to any product, process, publication or service of any third party by trade name, domain name, trademark, trade identity, service mark, logo, manufacturer or otherwise does not constitute or imply its endorsement or recommendation by Company or the Affiliates. Users are requested to inform Company of any errors or inappropriate material found on Websites to which this Website is or may be linked.
LINKING TO THE WEBSITE
If you link to this Website you may link only to the home page, and the link must be in plain text, unless otherwise pre-approved in writing by Company. The link to this Website must not damage, dilute or tarnish the goodwill associated with any Company names or any other Company intellectual property, nor may the link create the false appearance that your Website or organization is sponsored, endorsed by, affiliated or associated with Company. You may not “frame” this Website or alter its intellectual property or Content in any way. You may not link to the Website from a site that is unlawful, abusive, indecent or obscene, that promotes violence or illegal acts, that contains expressions of racism, that is libelous, defamatory, scandalous, or inflammatory or is otherwise inappropriate (in Company’s sole discretion). Company reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to terminate a link with any Website that it deems inappropriate or inconsistent with this Website or these Terms.
This Website may contain or offer sweepstakes or other promotions, which may be governed by a separate set of rules that describe the sweepstakes or promotion and may have eligibility requirements, such as certain age or geographic area restrictions. It is your responsibility to read those rules to determine whether or not your participation, registration or entry will be valid and to determine the sponsor’s requirements of you in connection with the applicable sweepstakes or promotion.
Company operates this Website in the United States. Information contained on this Website may not be appropriate or available for use in other locations, and access to this Website where the content of the Website may be illegal is prohibited. If you access this Website from other locations, you do so on your own initiative and you are solely responsible for compliance with applicable laws. These Terms will be construed and enforced in accordance with the laws of the State of Wyoming, without regard to its conflicts of law principles, and specifically will not be governed by the United Nations Conventions on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods, if otherwise applicable. Any cause of action filed by you with respect to the Terms or your use of this Website must be filed in the City of Lander, State of Wyoming within ninety (90) days after the occurrence of the facts giving rise to the cause of action, otherwise the cause will be forever barred. You hereby consent and submit to the exclusive jurisdiction and venue of the courts located in the City of Lander, State of Wyoming for any cause of action arising under these Terms or related to the Website.
You understand and agree that Company will determine your compliance with these Terms in its sole discretion. Company reserves the right to deny access to all or part of the Website to any person in its sole discretion. Any violation of these Terms may be referred to law enforcement authorities. Upon termination of your user account or access to the Website, or upon demand by Company, you must destroy all materials obtained from this Website and all related documentation.
If any provision of these Terms is found to be invalid by any court having competent jurisdiction, the invalidity of such provision will not affect the validity of the remaining provisions of these Terms, which will remain in full force and effect. No waiver of any of these Terms will be of any force or effect unless made in writing and signed by a duly authorized officer of Company. The section titles in these Terms are for your convenience only and do not have any legal or contractual effect.
The EFFECTIVE DATE of these Terms is September 15, 2009