International Institute of Management
Terms and Conditions of Use
Intellectual Property and Copyrights
- We respect the privacy of our web visitors,
we do not collect personally
identifiable information about any web user, unless the person voluntarily
provides such information. For example, you might enable cookies or voluntarily
provide email contact information to subscribe to the Institute
newsletter, when sending feedback to the Institute, or in conjunction with a survey. If
you voluntarily provide your email address or other contact information for one
of these purposes, we might also use it to inform you of changes to the
or services or to ask for your feedback on some aspect of the Institute services.
- We do not share any private information without
- At your request, we will
remove your contact information from our email database.
- If and
- If you
have questions or concerns about this policy,
of terms and conditions of use
This agreement shall be interpreted under the laws of the State of Nevada.
If any provision of this Contract is held unenforceable, then such provision
will be modified to reflect the parties' intention. All remaining provisions of
this Contract shall remain in full force and effect.
You agree not to use
the Institute's website or any of its resources in order to:
- Violate any local, state, federal, or
- Harass, threaten, embarrass or cause distress to
any individual or organization or entity.
- Post or transmit any content that is unlawful,
harmful, abusive, defamatory, vulgar, obscene, racially or ethnically hateful.
- Try to break-in or hack into the Institute's website
- Upload, email or transmit viruses, worms,
spy-ware or other law- breaking programs.
- The Institute shall have the right to remove any
submitted content that may be in violation of this agreement or any relevant
No Warranties Disclaimer/Waiver and Limitations on Liability
- All information herein is provided in good
faith. It is not intended to be, and should not be relied on as, a substitute
for independent legal, financial, tax or other professional advice. Neither
the Institute nor the original authors make any warranty, express or implied, as to the
correctness, completeness, or quality of published materials.
- Users of the website should seek appropriate
legal, taxation, accounting, investment or other expertise in their local and
Although the Institute's staff do their best to provide best
possible quality information and services, the Institute assumes no liability for
financial or other decisions made on the basis of analysis/reportage/content on
this site or links from this site. The Institute services are offered with the
understanding that neither the author and contributing editors, consultants, nor
the publisher are engaged in rendering legal, tax, accounting, or related
professional services. If legal advice or other expert assistance is required,
the services of a competent professional person should be sought.
- Users of this site waive and release the
Institute to the
full extent permitted by law from any and all claims relating to the usage of
material or information made available herein. Neither the Institute nor its affiliates
will be liable for any loss or damage incurred by users in the event of any
failure or interruption of this site, or resulting from the act or omission of
any other party involving making this site available.
- All claims by the client arising out of or relating to this contract shall
not exceed the cost of the product(s) or service(s) sold to the client.
- All disputes or claims arising out of or relating to this contract shall be
submitted to binding arbitration in accordance with the applicable rules of the
American Arbitration Association then in effect. The judgment of the arbitrator
is binding to each of the parties and final. Each party will pay their own legal
- You agree that, in no event shall the Institute, its directors,
officers, employees or affiliates be liable for incidental or consequential
damages of any kind, including economic damages or injury to property, person or
- The Institute reserves the right to update this legal
agreement at any time as it sees appropriate.
If and when
there are future changes to this policy, the Institute will post them on this page.
- If you
have questions or concerns about this policy,
Submitting Content to the Institute
- You will only submit content that is fully owned by you or
for which you have full copyrights to the material
- By submitting content to the Institute, including but not
limited to, the annual management paper contest, you automatically grant
the Institute a
royalty free, perpetual, non-exclusive right and license to use, reproduce,
publish, and distribute such content online or in any form or media.
Licensing for Individual and Commercial Use
Each legal entity (such as a person, government,
company, non-profit organization) paying for a person to attend a
training course or receive development coaching service or consulting
material is paying for an individual use license not an organizational
use license. The person is allowed to use the material for his or her
own personal and professional development. A training course or a
consulting paper purchase does not grant a license to reproduce, reprint
or distributed to other employees or re-sell it in other forms such as
publishing, consulting, training, or other derivative formats.
Sometimes the institute publishes free content
such as research papers, articles or case studies in print or online for
client or public benefit, free content access does not mean the
institute is relinquishing its intellectual property or commercial
licensing rights. The intellectual property of the institute's
publishing content is protected by law and licensing is required for
republishing research, training and consulting material. Example content
include, but not limited to, consulting papers, strategy papers, sample
presentations and frameworks such as but not limited to, GND, GNW, GNH,
KASAC and 9S frameworks and others research projects in print,
electronic or video formats. This material may be used by individual
clients in an educational non-commercial settings or by journalists
under fair-use rule. However, you many not use them for commercial
purposes such consulting, training or publishing them on a website the
derive income from paid advertising or subscription fees. If you charge
a fee, even if you are an educational or a non-profit, then you maybe
violating intellectual property rights. If you are a government
employee, you still need a licensing fee for distribution and business
To make inquiries regarding licensure for use, reprint or
- The Institute policy protects author's and researcher's
rights. If you believe that there is a missing reference to an original work in
the Institute publications, including but not limited to, the annual management paper
contest, then please contact the Institute with a proof of work, date of
publishing and exact reference to the text concerned. The Institute will promptly
remove any material that is determined to be infringing upon the rights of
- To file the copyright notification, you must be
either the copyright owner of the work or an individual authorized to act on
behalf of the copyright owner.
- Your notification must include:
- Specific identification of the material that is
claimed to be infringing or to be the subject of infringing activity. You must
include sufficient information, such as a specific URL, publisher or other
specific identification, for us to locate the material.
- Information for us to be able to contact the
claimant (e.g., email address, phone, fax number and address).
- A statement that the claimant believes that the
use of the material has not been authorized by the copyright owner or an
- A statement that the information in the
notification is accurate and that the claimant is, or is authorized to act on
behalf of, the copyright owner.
- If you believe that a portion of the Institute material
infringes another's copyright, please
The Institute Copyrights
Internal Copyrights Policy Statement
- All the Institute's website content is protected by US and
International intellectual property and copyright laws. Any use of the material other than as authorized
under this license is prohibited.
- Users are not permitted to download or use
material or contents without explicit written permission from the Institute.
the Institute customers, the Institute grants a non-exclusive, non-transferable license to access
and use the Institute's resources and courses for an individual use for a fee and under
the terms described in this agreement. Customers
with permission to use the Institute content, do so only for individual educational use.
- Users may not copy or distribute any the
material without explicit written permission from the Institute.
- In using the materials you warrant to the
you will not infringe upon the intellectual property rights of the Institute or its
- Users are not permitted to make
any derivative works without prior the Institute written consent .
Derivative works are the Institute materials that have been edited, translated, combined
with someone else’s materials, reformatted, or changed in any other way.
- While some parts of the Institute's website are made
publicly-accessible, they are not in public domain - the vast majority of the
images, texts, audios and videos are copyrighted to the Institute and the respective
- All materials including courses, e-books, texts
and images may not be re-published or redistributed in print or electronic, or
any other form without a written permission from the Institute.
- For copyright permissions please
- Although the Institute encourages its advisors and staff to engage in a wide variety
of activities related to education and research, it respects the legal right to
intellectual and creative property in all media. Such educational
activities must therefore be performed within the bounds of copyright law.
- The Institute does not support unauthorized duplication or distribution in any form.
Advisors who disregard the copyright policy and law are in violation of the
policy, do so at their own risk, and assume all liability.
- While the Institute Advisors may refer students to publicly available resources,
Advisors my not produce/copy/print any third-party educational materials without
permission from the authors.
- If you see any copyright violations by the institute or its advisors,
immediately to have us correct it
Internal Copyright Clearance Procedures
Prohibitions and Areas of Caution
- Advisor/Staff should review the copyright content (if any) of class packets
and submit the appropriate form(s) and information to the copyright coordinator
- The copyright coordinator must obtain written permission from
the copyright holder before the material can be reproduced and subsequently
- Acquisition of copyright permission is often a complex and
time-consuming process; therefore, adequate time should be allowed for
processing. Some permissions are granted immediately and others may take
up to ten weeks.
- The Institute policy does not permit educational materials to be sold directly by the
- The Institute course material does not fall under open license or fair use guidelines
and advisors must obtain copyright clearance from the Institute.
- The same rule applies to using third party educational materials. If an
Advisor intends to use materials not owned by the Institute, they must first contact
to obtain copyright clearance from the publisher.
- Advisors/staff that utilize copiers or take materials to off-campus vendors
for reproduction assume all responsibility and liability for copyright
- The Berne Convention Act of 1988 qualifies all authored works as being
copyrighted and does not require display of the familiar copyright notice.
Works distributed after March 1, 1989, do not require copyright notice. As
a result, it is necessary to assume that all works are protected by copyright
laws, unless they are exempted by fair use or are defined as within the public