Effective Date: February 18, 2020 | PDF
The Observatory on Corporate Reputation, LLC (“we” or “us”) amended this Agreement as of January 2020. We may modify it again in the future by posting the amended Agreement on Our Sites, so please check this page regularly. Your continued use of Our Sites and Our Services after we have posted an amended Agreement indicates that you agree to the amended terms.
All terms and rules are immediately effective upon posting. If you fail to follow any rules on Our Sites, whether listed in this Agreement or at other areas on Our Sites, we may terminate your access, without notice or liability, to chat rooms, forums, bulletin boards and other “members only” areas of Our Sites and may pursue other remedies available to us.
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You may not reproduce, distribute (in any form including over any local area or other network or service), display, perform, create derivative works of, sell, license, extract for use in a database, or otherwise use any materials (including computer programs and other code) on Our Sites (“Site Material”), except that you may download Site Material in the form of one machine readable copy that you will use only for personal, noncommercial purposes only if you do not alter Site Material or remove any trademark, copyright or other notice displayed on the Site Material.
If you are a subscriber to any of the services offered on Our Sites, you may be permitted to use Site Material, according to the terms of your subscription agreement.
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The Observatory on Corporate Reputation, LLC reserves all rights not expressly granted in this Agreement. Any use beyond the scope of this Agreement shall require the permission of, and a separate license grant from, The Observatory on Corporate Reputation, LLC.
If you believe any Site Material infringes your copyright, you should notify the agent we have designated with the Copyright Office. (For more information, see our section on the procedure for notifying us of copyright infringement, or visit the Copyright Office web site containing a directory of designated agents.)
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