Last Updated: September 8, 2011.
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LICENSE AND SITE ACCESS
The CWS Site or any portion of the CWS Site may not be reproduced, duplicated, copied, sold, resold, visited, or otherwise exploited for any commercial purpose without express written consent of CWS. You may not frame or utilize framing techniques to enclose any trademark, logo, or other proprietary information (including images, text, page layout, or form) of CWS without express written consent. You may not use any meta tags or any other “hidden text” utilizing CWS’s name or trademarks without the express written consent of CWS. Any unauthorized use terminates the permission or license granted by CWS. You are granted a limited, revocable, and nonexclusive right to create a hyperlink to the home page of the CWS Site, so long as the link does not portray CWS, or its products or services in a false, misleading, derogatory, or otherwise offensive matter. You may not use any CWS logo or other proprietary graphic or trademark as part of the link without express written permission.
If you use the CWS Site, you are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your CWS account and password and for restricting access to your computer, and you agree to accept responsibility for all activities that occur under your account or password. CWS reserves the right to refuse service, terminate accounts, remove or edit content in its sole discretion.
REVIEWS, COMMENTS, COMMUNICATIONS, AND OTHER CONTENT
Visitors may post reviews, comments and other content; and submit suggestions, ideas, comments, questions, or other information, so long as the content is not illegal, obscene, threatening, defamatory, invasive of privacy, infringing of intellectual property rights, or otherwise injurious to third parties or objectionable and does not consist of or contain software viruses, political campaigning, commercial solicitation, chain letters, mass mailings, or any form of “spam.” You may not use a false e-mail address, impersonate any person or entity, or otherwise mislead as to the origin of a card or other content. CWS reserves the right (but not the obligation) to remove or edit such content, but does not regularly review posted content. If you do post content or submit material, and unless we indicate otherwise, you grant CWS a nonexclusive, royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable, and fully sublicensable right to use, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish, translate, create derivative works from, distribute, and display such content throughout the world in any media. You grant CWS and sublicensees the right to use the name that you submit in connection with such content, if they choose.
You and third parties may be permitted to upload certain software (including machine images), data, text, audio, video, images or other content (“Third Party Content”) to community areas of the CWS Site. You acknowledge that (a) CWS has not tested or screened Third Party Content, (b) you use any Third Party Content is at your sole risk, and© Third Party Content may be subject to separate license terms as determined by the person posting such content.
You represent and warrant that you own or otherwise control all of the rights to the content, including any Third Party Content, that you post; that the content is accurate; that use of the content you supply does not violate this policy and will not cause injury to any person or entity; and that you will indemnify CWS for all claims resulting from content you supply. CWS has the right but not the obligation to monitor and edit or remove any activity or content. CWS takes no responsibility and assumes no liability for any content posted by you or any third party.
CWS respects the intellectual property of others. If you believe that your work has been copied in a way that constitutes copyright infringement, please follow our Notice and Procedure for Making Claims of Copyright Infringement.
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Any dispute relating in any way to your visit to the CWS Site or to services provided by CWS or through the CWS Site in which the aggregate total claim for relief sought on behalf of one or more parties exceeds $7,500 shall be adjudicated in any state or federal court in Sarasota County, Florida, and you consent to exclusive jurisdiction and venue in such courts.
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NOTICE AND PROCEDURE FOR MAKING CLAIMS OF COPYRIGHT INFRINGEMENT
If you believe that your work has been copied in a way that constitutes copyright infringement, please provide our copyright agent the written information specified below. Please note that this procedure is exclusively for notifying CWS that your copyrighted material has been infringed.
An electronic or physical signature of the person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of the copyright interest;
A description of the copyrighted work that you claim has been infringed upon;
A description of where the material that you claim is infringing is located on the Site;
Your address, telephone number, and e-mail address;
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;
A statement by you, made under penalty of perjury, that the above information in your notice is accurate and that you are the copyright owner or authorized to act on the copyright owner’s behalf.
CWS’s Copyright Agent for notice of claims of copyright infringement on its site can be reached as follows:
Copyright Agent/cliir Web Services
1451 Belmont Street NW #205
Washington DC 20009