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User Posts. By posting material, the posting party warrants and represents that he or she owns the copyright with respect to such material or has received permission from the copyright owner. In addition, the posting party grants the VMUG and users of this site the nonexclusive right and license to display, copy, publish, distribute, transmit, print, and use such information or other material. Once you have made a posting, you cannot withdraw or retract the license and consents. By posting on the VMUG Wiki, you acknowledge that the material is not confidential and agree that other users of the VMUG Wiki may copy, use, transmit, modify, distribute and display the content you post.

Monitoring and Enforcement. VMUG does not is not obligated to pre-screen, verify or edit the content posted by users in the VMUG Wiki. However, VMUG reserves the right to monitor any and all information transmitted or received through the VMUG Wiki. VMUG, in its sole discretion and without further notice to you, may review, censor or prohibit the transmission or receipt of any information which VMUG deems inappropriate or that VMUG determines violates the guidelines and rules of the VMUG Wiki. VMUG has the sole discretion to enforce these guidelines and rules.

Content. The content posted on the VMUG Wiki may contain links to third-party web sites or refer to third-party products. VMUG does not have control over such web sites or products, and VMUG is not responsible for the availability or content of such web sites. VMUG does not endorse, sponsor or approve and is not responsible for such web sites and such products. VMUG shall not be responsible or liable, directly or indirectly, for any damage or loss caused or alleged to be caused by or in connection with the use of reliance on such web sites or products.

Termination. VMUG reserves the right to terminate access to any user who does not abide by the guidelines and rules of the VMUG Wiki. These terms shall remain in full force and effect unless terminated or canceled for any of the following reasons: upon discontinuance of the VMUG Wiki by VMUG or by VMUG if you violate any of the guidelines and rules of the VMUG Wiki.

Limitations. You acknowledge that the information provided through the VMUG Wiki is comprised of content from sources, which are beyond the control of VMUG. Neither VMUG nor its licensors shall be liable for any errors, inaccuracies or delays in content, or for any actions taken by you in reliance thereon. YOU ACKNOWLEDGE THAT THE VMUG WIKI IS PROVIDED TO YOU ON AN "AS IS, WITH ALL FAULTS" BASIS. VMUG AND ITS LICENSORS EXPRESSLY DISCLAIM ANY AND ALL WARRANTIES, WHETHER EXPRESS, ORAL, IMPLIED, STATUTORY OR OTHERWISE, INCLUDING ANY IMPLIED WARRANTY OF FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, ANY IMPLIED WARRANTY OF MERCHANTABILITY, ANY WARRANTIES ARISING BY VIRTUE OF CUSTOM OF TRADE OR COURSE OF DEALING AND ANY IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF TITLE OR NON-INFRINGEMENT. SOME STATES DO NOT ALLOW EXCLUSIONS OF IMPLIED WARRANTIES, OR LIMITATIONS ON HOW LONG AN IMPLIED WARRANTY LASTS, SO THE ABOVE LIMITATIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU. NONE OF VMUG NOR ANY OF ITS AFFILIATES SHALL BE LIABLE TO YOU OR ANY THIRD PARTY FOR ANY LOSS, DAMAGE, LIABILITY, COST OR EXPENSE SUFFERED OR INCURRED IN CONNECTION WITH THE USE OF OR PARTICIPATION IN THE FORUM OR ITS CONTENT NOR FOR ANY SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES ARISING OUT OF THE USE OF OR INABILITY TO USE THE VMUG WIKI FOR ANY PURPOSE WHATSOEVER, EVEN IF VMUG OR ITS AFFILIATES HAVE BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. THE PROVISIONS CONTAINED IN THIS LIABILITY SECTION SHALL SURVIVE TERMINATION OF THE AGREEMENT.

Indemnification. You hereby agree to indemnify, defend and hold harmless VMUG, its affiliates and its licensors (including their officers, directors, members, managers, partners, employees, affiliates, agents, representatives or subcontractors) for and against any and all claims brought by persons or entities other than the parties to this agreement arising from or related to your access to and use of the VMUG Wiki, including the information obtained through the VMUG Wiki.

Copyright. The content within the VMUG Wiki is protected by copyright and other laws in both the United States and elsewhere. The content includes both content owned and controlled by VMUG and content of third-parties. You have permission to view and download a single copy of the content of the VMUG Wiki, as long as you comply with these terms or until VMUG terminates this agreement or your access rights. All rights not granted to you herein are expressly reserved by VMUG.

If you own intellectual property and believe it is being infringed on the VMUG Wiki, please let us VMUG know by filing a complaint as set forth below. In accordance with the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (17 U.S.C. §512), any notification of claimed copyright infringement must be sent to VMUG’s Designated Agent with the following information:

  1. A physical copy or electronic signature of a person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed;
  2. Identification of the copyrighted work claimed to have been infringed or if multiple copyright works at a single online site are covered by a single notification, a representative list of such works at that site;
  3. Identification of the material that is claimed to be infringing or could 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 VMUG to identify the material;
  4. A statement that the complaining party has a good faith belief that the use of the material in the manner complained of is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law; and
  5. A statement that the information in the notification is accurate, and under penalty of perjury, the complaining party is authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed.

Changes. VMUG reserves the right to make changes or modifications to the VMUG Wiki and these terms. Display of notice of changes on the VMUG Wiki shall constitute effective notice on the day VMUG places the changes, and your continued use of the VMUG Wiki thereafter shall constitute your acceptance of such changes or modifications.

Governing Law. This agreement shall be governed by the laws of the State of Illinois.

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