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the downloading, copying and use of the Content will not infringe the proprietary rights, including but not limited to the copyright, patent, trademark or trade secret rights, of any third party;
if your employer has rights to intellectual property you create, you have either (i) received permission from your employer to post or make available the Content, including but not limited to any software, or (ii) secured from your employer a waiver as to all rights in or to the Content;
you have fully complied with any third-party licenses relating to the Content, and have done all things necessary to successfully pass through to end users any required terms;
the Content does not contain or install any viruses, worms, malware, Trojan horses or other harmful or destructive content;
the Content is not spam, is not machine- or randomly-generated, and does not contain unethical or unwanted commercial content designed to drive traffic to third party sites or boost the search engine rankings of third party sites, or to further unlawful acts (such as phishing) or mislead recipients as to the source of the material (such as spoofing);
the Content is not pornographic, does not contain threats or incite violence, and does not violate the privacy or publicity rights of any third party;
your blog is not getting advertised via unwanted electronic messages such as spam links on newsgroups, email lists, other blogs and web sites, and similar unsolicited promotional methods;
your blog is not named in a manner that misleads your readers into thinking that you are another person or company. For example, your blogs URL or name is not the name of a person other than yourself or company other than your own; and
you have, in the case of Content that includes computer code, accurately categorized and/or described the type, nature, uses and effects of the materials, whether requested to do so by InGeniusResults or otherwise.
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If you repeatedly infringe other people's intellectual property rights, we will disable your account when appropriate.
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7.1 Licence to Reproduce
Content published by the The Author via InGeniusResults services is owned by The Author. Usage of The Authors content by InGeniusResults is allowed for marketing purposes, unless said content is marked as private.
You agree to indemnify and hold InGeniusResults , and its subsidiaries, affiliates, officers, agents, co-branders or other partners, and employees, harmless from any claim or demand, including reasonable attorneys fees, made by any third party due to or arising out of your Content, your use of the Service, your connection to the Service, your violation of the TOS, or your violation of any rights of another.
7.3 Author Responsibility
The Author is entirely responsible for the content of, and any harm resulting from, the Content. That is the case regardless of whether the Content in question constitutes text, graphics, an audio file, or computer software. By making Content available, you represent and warrant that:
(i) The downloading, copying and use of the Content will not infringe the proprietary rights, including but not limited to the copyright, patent, trademark or trade secret rights, of any third party;
(ii) The Content does not contain or install any viruses, worms, malware, Trojan horses or other harmful or destructive content;
(iii) The Content is not spam, is not machine- or randomly-generated, and does not contain unethical or unwanted commercial content designed to drive traffic to third party sites or boost the search engine rankings of third party sites, or to further unlawful acts (such as phishing) or mislead recipients as to the source of the material (such as spoofing);
(iv) The Content does not contain threats or incite violence towards individuals or entities, and does not violate the privacy or publicity rights of any third party;
(v) Your blog is not getting advertised via unwanted electronic messages such as spam links on newsgroups, email lists, other blogs and web sites, and similar unsolicited promotional methods;
(vi) Your blog is not named in a manner that misleads your readers into thinking that you are another person or company. For example, your blogs URL or name is not the name of a person other than yourself or company other than your own;
7.4 Content Removal
Content published by The Author is not pre-screened by InGeniusResults . InGeniusResults shall have the right, in their sole discretion, to refuse publication or remove from their systems, of Content published by The Author.
InGeniusResults is authorized to insert advertisement into content published by The Author. Advertisement shall take the form of advertisement banners. Advertisement shall be clearly marked as such in published pages.
9. Pricing Policy
The pricing policy defines InGeniusResults optional paid services that add features to the blog. The paid services relate to different limits on:
(i) Access to InGeniusResults Service features,
(ii) Storage limits for data stored in InGeniusResults servers,
The pricing policy may change without prior notice or posterior notification to the Author.
10. Blog suspension and deletion for inactivity
InGeniusResults reserves the right to suspend and delete blogs based on activity criteria. Suspension and deletion criteria are applied individually per blog hosted on InGeniusResults. A blog will be considered active if it fulfils at least one of the following conditions:
(i) It subscribes any premium service.
(ii) It contains more than ten posts, and the most recent post is less than eighteen months old.
(iii) It contains more than one post, and the most recent post is less than six months old.
(iv) Its most recent post is less than two weeks old.
Blogs that can not be considered active will be marked as inactive. InGeniusResults may at any time start a deletion process for inactive blogs. The deletion process occurs as follows:
(i) The blog is suspended for inactivity
(ii) An email is sent to the registered owner email address, informing of the suspension
(iii) The blog is deleted thirty days after the suspension date, if it still can not be considered active.
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Unauthorised use due to your sharing of access to the service, or other interaction with the service. You are responsible for maintaining and backing up your data and information that may reside on the service. InGeniusResultsdoes not warrant that:
(i) The service will meet your specific requirements,
(ii) The service will be uninterrupted, timely, secure or error free.
(iii) The results that may be obtained from the use of the service will be accurate or reliable,
(iv) The quality of any products, services, information, or other material purchased or obtained by you through the service will meet your expectations, and
(v) any errors in the software will be corrected.
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(d) No advice or information, whether oral, written or obtained through or from the service shall create any warranty not expressly stated in the T.O.S., Terms of Service.
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