- Permitted Use of The Site
- Prohibited Use of The Site
By accessing the Site, you agree that you will not:
• Copy, modify, create a derivative work from, reverse engineer or reverse assemble the Site, or otherwise attempt to discover any source code, or allow any third party to do so;
• Sell, assign, sublicense, distribute, commercially exploit, grant a security interest in or otherwise transfer any right in, or make available to a third party, the Content in any way;
• Use or launch any automated system, including without limitation, "robots," "spiders," or "offline readers," that accesses the Site in a manner that sends more request messages to the Berrett-Koehler servers in a given period of time than a human can reasonably produce in the same period by using a conventional on-line web browser;
• Use the Site in any manner that damages, disables, overburdens, or impairs any Berrett-Koehler website or interferes with any other party's use and enjoyment of the Site;
• Mirror or frame the Site or any part of it on any other web site or web page.
• Attempt to gain unauthorized access to the Site;
• Access the Site by any means other than through the interface that is provided by Berrett-Koehler for use in accessing the Site;
• Use the Site for any purpose or in any manner that is unlawful or prohibited by this Agreement.
• Any unauthorized use of any Content or the Site may violate patent, copyright, trademark, and other laws.
- Copyrights and Trademarks
The Site is based upon proprietary Berrett-Koehler technology and includes the Content. The Site is protected by applicable intellectual property and other laws, including trademark and copyright laws. The Site, including all intellectual property rights in the Site, belongs to and is the property of Berrett-Koehler or its licensors (if any). Berrett-Koehler owns and retains all copyrights in the Content. Except as specifically permitted on the Site as to certain Content, the Content may not be copied, reproduced, modified, published, uploaded, posted, transmitted, performed, or distributed in any way, and you agree not to modify, rent, lease, loan, sell, distribute, transmit, broadcast, or create derivative works based on the Content or the Site, in whole or in part, by any means. Berrett-Koehler, the Sprocket Design, the Berrett-Koehler logos, and other marks used by Berrett-Koehler from time to time are trademarks and the property of Berrett-Koehler. The appearance, layout, color scheme, and design of the Berrett-Koehler.com site are protected trade dress. Customer does not receive any right or license to use the foregoing. Berrett-Koehler may use and incorporate into the Site any suggestions or other feedback you provide, without payment or condition.
Pursuant to Title 17, United States Code, Section 512(c)(2), notifications of claimed copyright infringement on the Site should be sent to Berrett-Koehler's designated Copyright Agent. See the Claims of Copyright Infringement instructions below.
- Information and Materials You Post or Provide
- Links to Third-Party Web Sites
- Downloading Files
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- Disclaimers; Limitations of Liability
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- General Provisions
b. Correction of Errors and Inaccuracies. The Content may contain typographical errors or other errors or inaccuracies and may not be complete or current. Berrett-Koehler therefore reserves the right to correct any errors, inaccuracies or omissions and to change or update the Content at any time without prior notice. Berrett-Koehler does not, however, guarantee that any errors, inaccuracies or omissions will be corrected.
Last Revised: August 18, 2017
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Claims of Copyright Infringement
- DMCA Notices
Berrett-Koehler respects the intellectual property rights of others, and we ask our users to do the same. Berrett-Koehler may, in its sole discretion, suspend the access or terminate the accounts of users who violate others' intellectual property rights.
If you believe that your work has been copied in a way that constitutes infringement on Berrett-Koehler's website, please provide the following information to Berrett-Koehler's Copyright Agent.
- Contact Berrett-Koehler
The Berrett-Koehler Copyright Agent for notice of claims of copyright infringement on or relating to this website ("Notifications") can be reached either by sending an e-mail to copyright@Berrett-Koehler.com or by sending a letter via U.S. Mail to: Berrett-Koehler, Inc., 25 First Street, 2nd Floor, Cambridge, MA 02141 USA, Attn: John Kelleher, General Counsel.
- Submission of Notification
To be effective, the Notification must include the following:
a. A physical or electronic signature of a person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed ("Complaining Party");
b. Identification of the copyrighted work claimed to have been infringed, or if multiple copyrighted works at a single online site are covered by a single notification, a representative list of such works at that site;
c. Identification of the material that is claimed to be infringing or to be the subject of infringing activity and that is to be removed or access to which is to be disabled, and information reasonably sufficient to permit Berrett-Koehler to locate the material;
d. Information reasonably sufficient to permit Berrett-Koehler to contact the Complaining Party, such as an address, telephone number, and if available, an electronic mail address at which the complaining party may be contacted;
e. A statement that the Complaining Party has a good faith belief that use of the material in the manner complained of is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law; and
f. 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.
- Receipt of Notification
Upon receipt of the written Notification containing the information as outlined in 1 through 6:
a. Berrett-Koehler will remove or disable access to the material that is alleged to be infringing;
b. Berrett-Koehler will forward the written notification to such alleged infringer (the "Alleged Infringer");
c. Berrett-Koehler will take reasonable steps to promptly notify the Alleged Infringer that it has removed or disabled access to the material.
- Counter Notification
An Alleged Infringer may submit a Counter Notification to contest the claim of alleged infringement. To be effective, a Counter Notification must be a written communication provided to Berrett-Koehler's Copyright Agent that includes substantially the following:
a. A physical or electronic signature of the Alleged Infringer;
b. Identification of the material that has been removed or to which access has been disabled and the location at which the material appeared before it was removed or access to it was disabled;
c. A statement under penalty of perjury that the Alleged Infringer has a good faith belief that the material was removed or disabled as a result of mistake or misidentification of the material to be removed or disabled;
d. The Alleged Infringer's name, address, and telephone number, and a statement that the Alleged Infringer consents to the jurisdiction of Federal District Court for the judicial district in which the Alleged Infringer's address is located, or if the Alleged Infringer's address is outside of the United States, for any judicial district in which Berrett-Koehler may be found, and that the Alleged Infringer will accept service of process from the person who provided notification or an agent of such person.
- Receipt of Counter Notification
Upon receipt of a Counter Notification containing the information as outlined in 1 through 4 above:
a. Berrett-Koehler will promptly provide the Complaining Party with a copy of the Counter Notification;
b. Berrett-Koehler will inform the Complaining Party that it will replace the removed material or cease disabling access to it within ten (10) business days;
c. Berrett-Koehler will replace the removed material or cease disabling access to the material within ten (10) to fourteen (14) business days following receipt of the Counter Notification, provided Berrett-Koehler's Copyright Agent has not received notice from the Complaining Party that an action has been filed seeking a court order to restrain Alleged Infringer from engaging in infringing activity relating to the material on Berrett-Koehler's network or system.