Effective Date: 12/15/2017
Nuclear Matters is a national coalition that works to inform the public and policymakers about the clear benefits of nuclear energy. The coalition supports solutions that properly value nuclear energy as a reliable, affordable, safe and carbon-free electricity resource that is essential to America’s energy future.
OWNERSHIP OF CONTENT
Nuclear Matters develops and publishes a variety of materials and/or content regarding nuclear energy. Nuclear Matters owns legal rights in those materials or content, including but not limited to copyright and trademark rights, and/or has permission to publish those materials and content.
We respect the legal rights of others and request that you respect ours as well. Therefore, before posting or distributing any of our materials or content, please confirm that such actions are legal and do not violate Nuclear Matters’ or anyone else’s legal rights. You agree to protect the proprietary rights of Nuclear Matters during and after the term of these Terms of Service and to comply with all reasonable written requests made by Nuclear Matters or its suppliers and licensors of content or otherwise to protect their and others’ contractual, statutory, and common law rights in the Nuclear Matters Services. All present and future rights in and to trade secrets, patents, copyrights, trademarks, service marks, know-how, and other proprietary rights of any type under the laws of any governmental authority, domestic or foreign, including without limitation rights in and to all applications and registrations relating to the Nuclear Matters Services shall, as between you and Nuclear Matters, at all times be and remain the sole and exclusive property of Nuclear Matters.
You agree that you will not use or website(s) or content or materials from our website(s) in any manner that suggests an unauthorized affiliation or association with Nuclear Matters and that you will not copy, reproduce, edit or adapt, publish, redistribute, circulate, post, display or transfer our content through any medium (i.e., print or electronic) without obtaining written permission first. If you would like written permission to reproduce or distribute our content, please contact us as follows: [email protected].
WEBSITE(S) USE AND RESTRICTIONS
Further you agree that you WILL NOT:
use any technology that could jeopardize the security of our website(s) or the contents or materials on our website(s) or Nuclear Matters brands or intellectual property included but not limited robot, scraper, crawler or any other automated devices or processes; use our website(s) for commercial or political activities that are not sponsored or approved by Nuclear Matters; attempt to alter the way our website(s) operate or the content or materials on our website(s); reverse engineer, decompile, reverse assemble or modify our website(s) or our website code or its software or the content or materials on our websites; use framing techniques or technology to capture content from our website(s); remove proprietary markings or notices or trademark, copyright or other intellectual property notices from content on website(s) or the materials available through any of Nuclear Matters’ services; copy, reproduce, edit or adapt, publish, redistribute, circulate, post, display, transfer or create derivative works from, broadcast, transmit, publicly perform or otherwise use or exploit our content or materials through any medium (i.e. print or electronic) for any purpose without obtaining permission.
USER ACCOUNTS & RESPONSIBILITIES
To access some information and services on and through our website(s) you must be a Nuclear Matters member or register for an account through our online interface. You agree that you will provide accurate registration information in setting up any account and will not use your account for an unlawful or harmful purpose.
By creating an account, you agree that you are responsible for the account and all activities that occur through your account. If you become aware that your account has been hacked, you agree to promptly notify Nuclear Matters of the unauthorized access to and/or use of your account, username or password.
Nuclear Matters reserves the right to terminate, suspend, or deny access to any user account at its sole discretion.
USER GENERATED CONTENT
Nuclear Matters reserves the right at its sole discretion to review and pull any Content that it believes is unlawful or inappropriate for any reason. You may not use our services to impersonate any individual or entity or to transmit or publish false, misleading, deceptive or inaccurate information.
By submitting or posting any Content, you grant Nuclear Matters a worldwide, perpetual, irrevocable, royalty free, non-exclusive, and sub-licensable license to use, sublicense, copy, reproduce, edit, modify, adapt, publish, publicly perform, publicly display, translate, create derivative works from, sell, lease, transmit, communicate to the public, disassemble, redistribute, post or display your Content, in whole or in part, in all media and formats now known or developed in the future for any purpose whatsoever without compensation or notice (unless you are subject to more specific terms of a separate agreement with Nuclear Matters or the terms with Nuclear Matters governing a particular submission or posting). Please remember that any Content you submit or post may become publicly accessible and that you may not be able to edit or remove Content once it has been submitted.
Further, by accessing and using our Services, you agree that you are solely responsible for your Content. Your Content agree that you will not include or post any Content with or linked to any viruses, spyware or any other malicious technologies or coding that be harmful to our or any other website(s), applications, programs or devices.
INTERACTION WITH OTHER USERS
Nuclear Matters is not responsible or liable for any user’s conduct. We reserve the right to monitor user activity at our sole discretion. Nuclear Matters’ decisions with respect to user conduct/activity/disputes are FINAL.
COPYRIGHT AND TRADEMARK INFRINGEMENT POLICIES
Digital Millennium Copyright Act (“DMCA”) Policy
If you believe that any content posted on Nuclear Matters’ websites violates your copyrights, constitutes copyright infringement or violates the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (“DMCA”), please report the content by contacting our designated copyright agent:
Attention: Copyright Agent
1201 F Street, NW, Suite 1100
Washington D.C. 20004
Email: [email protected]
Your notice should include the following items:
- Your name and physical address
- Your email address or phone number
- Identification of the copyrighted work that you claim has been infringed
- A description of the material that you claim is infringing and the location of that material on Nuclear Matters’ website(s) (such as a link to or copy of the allegedly infringing material)
- A brief explanation of why the content violates your copyright rights
- A statement that you have a good faith believe that use/distribution of the infringing work was not authorized by the copyright owner or its agent(s)
- A statement that the information in your notice is accurate and that you are authorized to submit the complaint on behalf of the copyright owner.
- The notice should include a physical or electronic signature of the copyright owner or one of its authorized agents who can act on behalf of the copyright owner.
TRADEMARK INFRINGEMENT POLICY
If you believe that content posted on any Nuclear Matters website infringes your trademark rights, please send a notice to the Copyright Agent identified above. Please include the following information: (1) your name and contact information; (2) a trademark registration number or identification your trademark; (3 ) a description of the trademark or usage that you claim is infringing and the location of that material on Nuclear Matters’ website(s) (such as a link to or copy of the allegedly infringing material); (4) a brief explanation of why your trademark rights have been violated; (5) a statement that you have a good faith believe that use of the mark was not authorized by the legitimate owner or its authorized agent; (6) a statement that the information in your notice is accurate and that you are authorized to submit the complaint on behalf of the trademark owner; and (7) a physical or electronic signature of the trademark owner or one of its authorized agents who can act on behalf of the trademark owner.
Any copyright or trademark notice will be reviewed and appropriate actions taken, including possible removal of the content and/or notice to the posters of the material. Further if Nuclear Matters becomes aware that any user repeatedly violates the copyrights/intellectual property/legal rights of others, it will take appropriate steps including the termination in appropriate circumstances of the user’s access to our Services.
TERMS OF PURCHASE
You may purchase products from Nuclear Matters’ website(s) by sending an order form to our web orders department at [email protected].
To purchase products, you must send us a check, money order or valid credit card number to pay for your order. When you provide us with credit card information for an order, you are granting us or our credit card processor the authority to charge your credit card for the total amount of your purchase including any applicable charges such as taxes or shipping and handling.
If you find an error or discrepancy with our or our credit card processor’s handling of a specific transaction for the purchase of Nuclear Matters products, please contact us as soon as possible but no later than 60 days after receiving the relevant statement of account from your bank or credit card service provider.
PLEASE NOTE that submission of an order does not mean we have accepted your order. We reserve the right to decline your order for any reason. In such instances your form of payment will be returned and/or your credit card will not be charged.
LINKING TO AN NUCLEAR MATTERS WEBSITE
You may create links to a Nuclear Matters website as long as the links are not used in a manner that (1) suggests an affiliation, sponsorship or endorsement relationship between yourself, any services you are providing or the website page where the link appears; (2) is unlawful; or (3) disparages Nuclear Matters or its Services.
THIRD PARTY LINKS AND SERVICES
DISCLAIMERS, LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY
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Nuclear Matters is located in the United States. If you access our website(s) from a foreign country or jurisdiction or outside of the United States, you are responsible for complying with whatever laws or regulation govern such access.
INTERPRETATION AND SEVERABILITY
ASSIGNMENT OF RIGHTS
You further agree to cooperate with the Nuclear Matters Representatives /or its authorized agents in defense of any claims that may arise from your use of from your use of our website(s), products, services and any of the information, products, text, images, documents or materials that are made available through its services.
Copyright Agent, Nuclear Matters
1201 F St., NW, Suite 1100,
Washington, DC 20004-1218