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Scope of Services
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services, together with other content, data, images, information and other
materials (together, the "Services") which allow authorized educational
institutions ("Educational Institutions"), and teachers, instructors, professors
or other faculty members who are currently teaching a registered class
(together, "Instructors") to check enrolled students' work for possible textual
matches against Internet-available resources and iParadigms' own proprietary
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registered class in which You are enrolled. No other license is granted by
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underlying the Site. In jurisdictions where a right to reverse engineer is
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information You need for such purposes before engaging in reverse engineering.
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Class Identification Security
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class when the relevant class is not registered.
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and passwords only to Students properly enrolled in the relevant registered
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and (ii) the password with which You are entering the Site is Your own which has
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confidentiality of class identification numbers and passwords. In no
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rights (e.g., copyright and trademark notices) and disclaimers on Originality
Reports. You further agree to exercise Your independent professional judgment
in, and to assume sole and exclusive responsibility for, determining the actual
existence of plagiarism in a submitted paper with the acknowledgement and
understanding that the Originality Reports are only tools for detecting textual
similarities between compared works and do not determine conclusively the
existence of plagiarism, which determination is a matter of professional
judgment of the Instructor and Institution. Any disclosure of an Originality
Report to any third party is at Your own risk.
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including, questions, comments, suggestions, and other data and information
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where user Communications may be made available, including, but not limited to,
chat rooms, bulletin boards, and other user forums. Communications submitted by
users do not necessarily represent the view or opinions of iParadigms.
iParadigms does not preview user Communications before they appear on the Site.
iParadigms will have no liability related to the content of any such
Communications, whether or not arising under the laws of copyright, defamation,
privacy, obscenity, or otherwise. iParadigms retains the right to remove, in its
sole discretion, Communications that include any material deemed abusive,
defamatory, obscene, or otherwise inappropriate.
Acceptable Use Policy
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party including, without limitation, patent, copyright, trademark, privacy or
any other proprietary right, (e) contains a virus or other harmful component, or
(f) contains false or misleading indications of origin or statements of fact.
iParadigms reserves the right, but shall have no obligation to edit or remove
any Communication, in whole or in part, that in iParadigms' sole discretion is
objectionable, disruptive to the Site or in violation of this User Agreement.
iParadigms reserves the right to immediately suspend Your access to the Site in
the event of any violation of this provision.
You may not frame or utilize framing techniques to use, surround or enclose any
portion of the Site without iParadigms' express written consent.
License to Use
Communications and Papers Submitted
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irrevocable license to reproduce, transmit, display, disclose, archive and
otherwise use Your Communications on the Site or elsewhere for our business
purposes. iParadigms is free to use any ideas, concepts, techniques, know-how or
information in Your Communications for any purpose, including, but not limited
to, the development and use of products and services based on the
Communications. This license does not include any right to use ideas set
forth in papers submitted to the site. Please note that papers submitted to
the Site are not read or reviewed by any individuals, but rather are only
analyzed using the Licensed Programs. However, nothing herein shall preclude
iParadigms from using information independently created by iParadigms.
With regard to papers submitted to the Site, You hereby grant iParadigms a
non-exclusive, royalty-free, perpetual, world-wide, irrevocable license to
reproduce, transmit, display, disclose, archive and otherwise use in connection
with its Services any paper You submit to the Site whether or not originally
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termination of the User Agreement. Any cessation of use of the Site shall not
result in the termination of any license You grant herein to iParadigms.
Procedure for Making Claims
of Copyright Infringement
In accordance with the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (17 U.S.C. § 512)
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posted to the Site in a way that constitutes copyright infringement, please
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telephone number, and email address;
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not the lawful copyright holder, You may be liable for damages, including court
costs and attorneys fees.
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remainder of the User Agreement shall continue in effect.
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