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1. All rights are hereby reserved with regard to the copyright of the names/trade-names/trade-marks used by the owner, creator and publisher of this website, as well as the original materials published on it.
2. These properties may not be used, nor reproduced, neither in whole nor in part, nor in any manner whatsoever, without the prior, express, written consent and acknowledgment of Michael O’Bernicia [aka The Bernician, hereinafter known as “Secured Party”], or by his implied consent in the event that this website has published, distributed or broadcast original material for educational or entertainment purposes in any medium, or for the purposes of providing social commentary.
3. This consent will be automatically revoked in the event of false and malicious statements being made or bad faith being demonstrated by any user of this website, (hereinafter known as “the User”), who is also prohibited from using any work associated with Secured Party’s intellectual property for financial gain, under any circumstances, for any purposes, whatsoever.
5. For the avoidance of doubt, Secured Party neither grants, nor implies, nor otherwise gives consent for any unauthorized use of its names/trade-names/trade-marks (and all variations and derivatives thereof) or intellectual property, and any such unauthorized use is strictly prohibited; whilst any unauthorized User will become liable for substantial default charges.
6. That being said, all the original content published on this site can be freely shared and distributed online [without amendments, in whole or in part] for strictly non-commercial and educational purposes, provided that its creator, owner and publisher are clearly acknowledged as such with a link to the original post and/or an appropriate credit.
7. Secured Party is not now, nor has ever been, an accommodation party, nor a surety, for any of these names/trade-names/trade-marks, nor for any derivative thereof, nor for any variation in the spelling of said names, nor for any other juristic person, legal entity or individual.
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In event of a breach or breaches of these terms, the User will given thirty (30) days to respond to the allegation of default. Secured Party reserves the right to suspend indefinitely or cancel the subscription of any User who is found to be in default, whether before of after receiving a User’s response to a notice of default by email.
Any dispute arising over the copyright of the properties described in these Terms of Service which has not been settled privately within six months will be resolved by an independent arbitrator, unless otherwise agreed between the parties.
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