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Copyright in Materials
The copyright in all materials provided or posted on this Site is held by 7 Secrets or by the original creator of the material. Except as stated herein, none of the materials may be copied, reproduced, distributed, republished, downloaded, displayed, posted or transmitted in any form or by any means, including, but not limited to, electronic, mechanical, photocopying, recording or otherwise, without the prior written permission of 7 Secrets or the copyright owner. Permission is granted to download one copy of the materials on this Site on a single computer for your personal or internal business use only, provided that you do not modify the materials and that you retain all copyright and other proprietary notices contained in the materials. This permission terminates immediately if you breach this Agreement. You may not “mirror” any material contained on this Site without 7 Secrets’s express written permission. Any unauthorized use of the materials contained on this Site may violate copyright laws, trademark laws, the laws of privacy and publicity and/or communications regulations and statutes. All content and functionality on this Site, including text, graphics, logos, icons, and images and the selection and arrangement thereof, are the exclusive property of 7 Secrets or its licensors and is protected by U.S. and international copyright laws. All rights not expressly granted are reserved. Your use of this Site is conditioned upon your honoring these copyrights and other intellectual property rights reflected on the Site.
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Limitation of Liability
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Enforcement of Terms and Conditions
This Agreement is governed and interpreted pursuant to the laws of The Commonwealth of Massachusetts, notwithstanding any principles of conflicts of law. You expressly agree that exclusive jurisdiction resides in the courts located within The Commonwealth of Massachusetts. You further agree and expressly consent to the exercise of personal jurisdiction and to venue in The Commonwealth of Massachusetts in connection with any dispute or claim involving 7 Secrets and to the waiver of any right to a jury trial in connection therewith. If any part of these terms is unlawful, void, or unenforceable, that part will be deemed severable and will not affect the validity and enforceability of the remaining provisions.
Infringement Notices and Take Down
7 Secrets prohibits the posting of any information that infringes or violates the copyright rights and/or other intellectual property rights (including rights of privacy and publicity) of any person or entity. If you believe that any material contained on this Site infringes your copyright, you should notify 7 Secrets of your copyright infringement claim in accordance with the following procedure. 7 Secrets will process notices of alleged infringement which it receives and will take appropriate action as required by the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA). The DMCA requires that notifications of claimed copyright infringement should be sent to this Site’s Designated Agent, who is:
Barry R. McCann
7 Secrets, LLC
10725 Rhinestone Dr, Colorado Springs, CO 80908
Barry R. McCann at 7Secretsllc dot com
To be effective, the notification must be in writing and contain the following information (DMCA, 17 U.S.C. §512(c)(3)):
- Physical or electronic signature of a person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed;
- 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;
- 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 the service provider to locate the material;
- Information reasonably sufficient to permit the service provider 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;
- 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;
- 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.
This Agreement constitutes the entire agreement between you and 7 Secrets with respect to the subject matter of this Agreement and supersedes and replaces all prior or contemporaneous understandings or agreements, written or oral, regarding that subject matter. Any waiver of any provision of this Agreement will be effective only if in writing and signed by 7 Secrets.
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