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Terms and Conditions of Use
Intellectual Property and Copyrights
Dispute Resolution and Arbitration
Acceptance of Terms and Conditions of Use
You agree not to
use the Institute's website or any of its resources in order to:
- Violate any local, state, federal, or international law.
- 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
- The Institute shall have the right to remove any submitted content that may
be in violation of this agreement or pertinent laws.
- We respect the privacy of our web visitors; we do not collect
personally identifiable information, unless voluntarily provided.
For example, you might enable cookies, reveal your IP address, or
voluntarily provide email contact information to subscribe to the
Institute newsletter, send feedback, or in conjunction with a
survey. We do not share such information with a third party without
- If you voluntarily provide your email address or other contact
information for one of these purposes, we might also use the
information to inform you of changes to the Institute products or
services. At your request, we will remove your contact information
from our email database.
or a user violates intellectual property rights or engage in
harassment, defamation, or business interference against the
Institute or any of its members, then Institute reserves the right
to share the information with relevant authorities, including but
not limited to the U.S. courts.
Should you have questions or
concerns about this policy, please
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 whatsoever.
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 access
content such as research papers, articles or case studies in print or
online for clients 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 of free
access 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, and journalists in an educational
non-commercial settings under fair-use rule. However, you many not use
them for commercial purposes such as publishing them on a website that
derive income from paid advertising. If you charge a fee for using our
proprietary material, then you may be violating intellectual property
rights. If you are a government employee, you still need a licensing fee
for distribution and/or government use.
To make inquiries regarding licensing for use,
reprint or distribution, please
- 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
- 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
- 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 authorized agent.
- 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
- 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 the Institute 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 Institute material without explicit
written permission from the Institute.
- In using the materials you warrant to the Institute that you will not
infringe upon the intellectual property rights of the Institute or its authors.
- 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 authors
- 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.
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Internal Copyrights Policy Statement
- 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 Institute policy, do so at their own risk, and assume all liability.
- While the Institute Advisors may refer students to publicly available
resources, the Institute Advisors my not produce/copy/print any third-party
educational materials without permission from the authors.
Should you see any copyright violations by the Institute or its
immediately to have us correct it
Internal Copyright Clearance Procedures
Prohibitions and Areas of Caution
- 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 determine copyright status and if required,
obtain written permission from the copyright holder before the material can be
- 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 advisors
- The Institute course material does not fall under open license
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 the Institute to obtain copyright
clearance from the publisher.
- Advisors/staff that utilize copiers or take materials to
off-site vendors for reproduction assume all responsibility and
liability for copyright compliance.
- 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 domain.
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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,
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Although the Institute's staff do their best to provide best possible quality
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that neither the author and contributing editors, consultants, nor the publisher
are engaged in rendering legal, tax, accounting, or related professional
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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 lost profits.
- 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.
Should you have questions or
concerns about this policy, please
Dispute Resolution and Arbitration
- Arbitration Claim Procedure: For any dispute
you have with the Institute, you agree to first contact the
Institute and attempt to resolve the dispute informally. If the
Institute has not been able to resolve the dispute with you
informally, we each agree to resolve any claim, dispute, or
controversy (excluding claims for injunctive or other equitable
relief) arising out of or in connection with or relating to any IIM
agreement by binding arbitration by the American Arbitration
- Arbitration Location: Unless you and the
Institute agree otherwise, the arbitration will be conducted in the
county of Clark, Nevada.
- Arbitration Fees: Each party will be
responsible for paying any AAA filing, administrative and arbitrator
fees in accordance with AAA rules.
If any website visitor or a user violates intellectual property rights or
engage in harassment, defamation, or business interference against the
Institute or any of its members, then Institute reserves the right to
bring the lawsuit in US court.
Governing Law. This will be governed, construed, and enforced according to the
laws of the State of Nevada, without regard to its conflict of laws
Consent to Jurisdiction. Each party hereby irrevocably
consents to the exclusive jurisdiction of Clark County, State of Nevada
in connection with any matter arising out of this agreement or the
transactions contemplated hereunder.
Consent to Service. Each party hereby irrevocably agrees
that process may be served on it in any manner authorized by the Laws of
the State of Nevada for such persons, and waives any objection which it
might otherwise have to service of process under the Laws of the State
Severability. If any part of this agreement is declared unenforceable or
invalid, the remainder will continue to be valid and enforceable.
Injunctive Relief. Nothing herein shall prevent either
party from seeking injunctive or other equitable relief from the courts
for matters related to data security, intellectual property or any
unauthorized access to the service.
Class Actions. All claims must be brought in the parties' individual capacity,
and not as a plaintiff or class member in any purported class or
representative proceeding, and, unless we agree otherwise, the
arbitrator may not consolidate more than one person's claims.
Waiver of Jury Trial. You agree that, by entering into
these terms, you and the Institute are each waiving the right to a trial
by jury or to participate in a class action.