AGREEMENT BETWEEN USER AND THE CENTRE OF EXCELLENCE FOR SCIENTIFIC & RESEARCH JOURNALISM (COES&RJ)
The Centre of Excellence for Scientific & Research Journalism (COES&RJ) is pleased
to offer you access to the COE Web site and other services that COE may from
time to time decide to operate from the Web site, subject to the terms and conditions
contained in these Terms and Conditions of Use. The Centre of Excellence Web
Site is comprised of various Web pages operated by The Centre of Excellence.By
using the Web site, you consent to and agree to comply with these terms. The
Centre of Excellence Web Site is offered to you conditioned on your acceptance
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Your use of the Centre of Excellence Web Site constitutes your agreement to
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notices under which the Centre of Excellence Web Site is offered, including
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any link contained in a Linked Site, or any changes or updates to a Linked Site.
The Centre of Excellence is not responsible for webcasting or any other form
of transmission received from any Linked Site. The Centre of Excellence is providing
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not imply endorsement by the Centre of Excellence of the site or any association
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board services, chat areas, news groups, forums, communities, personal web pages,
calendars, and/or other message or communication facilities designed to enable
you to communicate with the public at large or with a group (collectively, "Communication
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• Defame, abuse, harass, stalk, threaten or otherwise violate the legal
rights (such as rights of privacy and publicity) of others.
• Publish, post, upload, distribute or disseminate any inappropriate,
profane, defamatory, infringing, obscene, indecent or unlawful topic, name,
material or information.
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• Advertise or offer to sell or buy any goods or services for any business
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• Download any file posted by another user of a Communication Service
that you know, or reasonably should know, cannot be legally distributed in such
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or proprietary designations or labels of the origin or source of software or
other material contained in a file that is uploaded.
• Restrict or inhibit any other user from using and enjoying the Communication
• Violate any code of conduct or other guidelines which may be applicable
for any particular Communication Service.
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addresses, without their consent.
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However, the Centre of Excellence reserves the right to review materials posted
to a Communication Service and to remove any materials in its sole discretion.
The Centre of Excellence reserves the right to terminate your access to any
or all of the Communication Services at any time without notice for any reason
whatsoever.The Centre of Excellence reserves the right at all times to disclose
any information as necessary to satisfy any applicable law, regulation, legal
process or governmental request, or to edit, refuse to post or to remove any
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found in any Communication Service and, therefore, the Centre of Excellence
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and any actions resulting from your participation in any Communication Service.
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as provided herein. The Centre of Excellence is under no obligation to post
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