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You hereby grant Big Ideas Learning, LLC and its agents and licensees a worldwide, royalty-free, fully-paid, perpetual, non-exclusive license to use, including without limitation the right to copy, publish, perform, display and distribute and/or adapt, any material you upload to, distribute through or post on this Site, including without limitation via message boards, chat rooms and/or blogs or any other features on this Site, in whole or in part, alone or in combination with other material, in any and all media, now known or hereafter devised.
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Users are solely responsible for the content of their messages, message board postings and/or comments made in chat rooms and/or any other features on this Site. Big Ideas Learning, LLC is not responsible for the content or accuracy of any information posted, uploaded or transmitted by users of this Site. You acknowledge that Big Ideas Learning, LLC may or may not pre-screen and/or monitor content posted on this Site, and that Big Ideas Learning, LLC shall have the right to remove, edit, move or close, in whole or in part, any thread or posting in any chat room and/or similar feature on this Site at any time for any reason, in Big Ideas Learning, LLC's sole discretion.
In addition, users may not:
- ◈use this Site for any purpose that is prohibited by any law or regulation, or to facilitate the violation of any law or regulation;
- ◈use or attempt to use any "deep-link," "scraper," "robot," "bot," "spider," "data mining," "computer code" or any other automated device, program, tool, algorithm, process or methodology or manual process having similar processes or functionality, to access, acquire, copy, or monitor any portion of this Site, any data or content found on or accessed through this Site, or any other Big Ideas Learning, LLC information without the prior express written consent of Big Ideas Learning, LLC;
- ◈obtain or attempt to obtain through any means any materials or information on this Site that have not been intentionally made publicly available either by their public display on this Site or through their accessibility by a visible link on this Site;
- ◈violate any measure employed to limit or prevent access to this Site or its content;
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If we discover an item that you have ordered online through this Site is mispriced, we may do one of the following at our sole discretion:
If an item's correct price is lower than our stated price, upon becoming aware of the issue we will contact you and refund the difference of the amount paid by you and the item's correct price.
If an item's correct price is higher than our stated price, we will contact you upon becoming aware of the issue for instructions. If we become aware of the issue before the item has shipped, we reserve the right to cancel your order and notify you of such cancellation.
CHANGES TO SITE
Big Ideas Learning, LLC may add, change, discontinue, remove or suspend any portion of this Site at any time, without notice.
This Agreement is effective until terminated by either party. You may terminate this Agreement at any time by destroying all materials obtained from this Site and all related documentation and all copies and installments thereof whether made under the terms of this Agreement or otherwise. This Agreement will terminate immediately without notice from Big Ideas Learning, LLC, if in Big Ideas Learning, LLC's sole discretion you fail to comply with any term or provision of this Agreement, if you are a repeat infringer of any third party's rights, or if you engage in conduct that is illegal, tortious or that interferes with the technological operation of this site. Upon termination, you must destroy all materials obtained from this Site and all copies thereof, whether made under the terms of this Agreement or otherwise.
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PERMISSION FOR REPRINTS
All material on this Site without limitation, is protected by U.S. and foreign copyright and trademark laws. In order to request permission to reprint any material on this Site (outside of personal, non-commercial use), please write to:
- Permissions Department
- Big Ideas Learning, LLC
- 1762 Norcross Road
- Erie, PA 16510
PERMISSION FOR LINKING
If you link to this Site, you may only link to the home page, and the link must be in plain text, unless otherwise approved in writing by Big Ideas Learning, LLC. Any such link must not damage, dilute or tarnish the goodwill associated with Big Ideas Learning, LLC and/or any Big Ideas Learning, LLC intellectual property, nor may the link create the false appearance that your web site or organization is sponsored, endorsed by, affiliated or associated with Big Ideas Learning, LLC. You may not "frame" this Site. You may not link to this Site from any web site that is unlawful, abusive, indecent or obscene, that promotes violence or illegal acts or that is otherwise inappropriate in Big Ideas Learning, LLC's sole discretion. Big Ideas Learning, LLC reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to terminate any link from any web site.
To request permission to place a link from your web site to this Site, please send your name, address, web site URL, and short description of your web site to email@example.com.
COPYRIGHT INFRINGEMENT CLAIM NOTICE AND PROCEDURE
Notification of a copyright infringement claim must be submitted to the following:
- Legal Department
- Big Ideas Learning, LLC
- 1762 Norcross Road
- Erie, PA 16510
- Phone: 814-824-6365
- Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
The notification must be in writing and include:
A signature of a person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed;
Identification of each alleged infringing copyrighted work or works;
Identification of the allegedly infringing material and information reasonably sufficient to enable us to locate such material;
Information reasonably sufficient to enable us to contact the party complaining of an alleged infringement (e.g. an address, telephone number, and email address);
A statement that the complaining party has a good-faith belief that use of the allegedly infringing material in the manner complained of is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law; and
A statement that the information in the notification is accurate, and under penalty of perjury, that the complaining party is authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed.
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