Information Automatically Collected and Stored
When you browse through any website, certain personal information about you can be collected. We automatically collect and temporarily store the following information about your visit:
- the name of the domain you use to access the Internet (for example, stanford.edu, if you are connecting from Stanford University's domain);
- the date and time of your visit;
- the pages you visited; and
- the address of the Web site you came from when you came to visit.
We use this information for statistical purposes and to help us make our site more useful to visitors. Unless it is specifically stated otherwise, no additional information will be collected about you.
Personally Provided Information
You do not have to give us personal information to visit our Web site.
If you choose to provide us with additional information about yourself through an e-mail message, form, community, etc., we will only maintain the information as long as needed to respond to your question or to fulfill the stated purpose of the communication.
AIR does not disclose, give, sell, or transfer any personal information about our visitors, unless required for law enforcement or statute.
For site security purposes and to ensure that this service remains available to all users, we employ software programs to monitor traffic to identify unauthorized attempts to upload or change information, or otherwise cause damage. In the event of authorized law enforcement investigations, and pursuant to any required legal process, information from these sources may be used to help identify an individual.
Systems of Records
Information originally collected in traditional paper systems can be submitted electronically, i.e., electronic commerce transactions and information updates about eligibility benefits. Electronically submitted information is maintained and destroyed pursuant to the Federal Records Act, and in some cases may be subject to the Privacy Act. If information that you submit is to be used in a Privacy Act system of records, there will be a Privacy Act Notice provided.
1. Acceptance of Terms
Users may submit, upload, or post Content to the community. You understand that AIR does not guarantee any confidentiality with respect to any Content you submit. You shall be solely responsible for your own Content and the consequences of submitting and publishing your Content in the community.
You affirm, represent, and warrant that you own or have the necessary licenses, rights, consents, and permissions to publish Content you submit; and you license to AIR all patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright or other proprietary rights in and to such Content for publication on the community pursuant to these Terms of Service. AIR prefers users to voluntarily provide to AIR content licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 license, or content that is in the public domain.
For clarity, you retain all of your ownership rights in your Content. However, by submitting Content to the community, you hereby grant AIR a worldwide, non-exclusive, royalty-free, sublicenseable and transferable license to use, reproduce, distribute, prepare derivative works of, and display the Content in connection with the community. You also hereby grant each user of the community a non-exclusive license to access your Content through the community, and to use, reproduce, distribute, and display such Content as permitted through the functionality of the community and under these Terms of Service. You acknowledge and agree that you are not entitled to receive any compensation for any User Content submitted in connection herewith.
You further agree that Content you submit to the community will not contain third party copyrighted material, or material that is subject to other third party proprietary rights, unless you have permission from the rightful owner of the material or you are otherwise legally entitled to post the material and to grant AIR all of the license rights granted herein.
AIR does not endorse any Content submitted to the community by any user or other licensor, or any opinion, recommendation, or advice expressed therein, and AIR expressly disclaims any and all liability in connection with Content. AIR does not permit copyright infringing activities and infringement of intellectual property rights on the community, and AIR will remove all Content if properly notified that such Content infringes on another's intellectual property rights. AIR reserves the right to remove Content without prior notice.
3. Use and Restrictions
- submit, display or transmit any User Content, or any content via the systems or services on which the Community is hosted, in violation of any proprietary rights of, or your contractual obligations to, any third party, or in violation of applicable laws, rules and regulations;
- submit, display or transmit any images, photographs, graphics, links, audio files, video files or similar Content that exceed the Community’s capacity limits or that you do not own or have the necessary and appropriate rights to submit, display or transmit;
- submit, display or transmit any spam, duplicative messages, unauthorized promotions or advertisements, surveys, contests, chain letters or pyramid schemes;
- forge headers, create a false identity or otherwise manipulate identifiers in order to deceive others or disguise the origin of any Content transmitted to or via the Community;
- use the Community and / or the Services to threaten, defame, abuse, assault, stalk, harass or otherwise violate the rights of any other person or entity, including, without limitation, rights of privacy or publicity;
- publish, post, display or disseminate any profane, obscene, indecent, unlawful, terroristic, violent or hateful Content;
- offer, sell, broker, purchase or seek any unethical, profane, obscene, indecent, unlawful, terroristic, violent or hateful services;
- collect, store, publish, post, sell, transmit or disclose personal data about other Members or users of the Community unless authorized to do so;
- upload or otherwise transmit files that contain viruses, worms, Trojan horses, malicious code, spyware, adware, sniffers, corrupted files or similar software or programs; or
- restrict or prevent any other Member or other user of the Community from using the Community and/or the Services.
4. Use: Members
You may access and browse certain areas of the Community and the Content without registering. You must register in order to access certain Content or participate in certain community features.
Notwithstanding the foregoing, you acknowledge and agree that AIR, in its sole discretion and without notice or any further obligation to you, may: (a) temporarily suspend or permanently discontinue your, and refuse any and all current and future, access to or use of the Community, or (b) take any other necessary or appropriate actions in case of technical problems, objectionable material, false, misleading, unlawful or inaccurate postings, articles or other contributions.
AIR has no obligation to monitor the Community. However, AIR reserves the right to review any User Content, and remove, delete, redact or otherwise modify such User Content, in its sole discretion, at any time and from time to time, without notice or further obligation to you. AIR has no obligation to display or post any User Content. AIR reserves the right to disclose, at any time and from time to time, any information or User Content that AIR deems necessary or appropriate to satisfy any applicable law, regulation, contract obligation, legal or dispute process or government request.
You acknowledge and agree that any user name, login code, identifier or password (each, a "Password") is confidential information. You acknowledge and agree that you are responsible for any use of your username, user ID, login and / or Password. You agree to notify AIR immediately of any unauthorized use of any Password or any other breach of security of which you are aware.
AIR cannot be responsible, and disclaims all liability in connection with, the use of any information that you submit, post or display in the Community. You should use caution when posting any information, including personally identifiable information to the Community.
8. Links to Third Party Websites
The Community may contain links to websites and other resources operated by third parties other than AIR. Such links are provided solely as a convenience to you. AIR does not control such websites, and is not responsible for the contents, or products, services or other Content offered through such websites. AIR’s inclusion of links to such websites does not imply any endorsement of any website, or the content, products or services offered through any website, or of any company or person. If you decide to access any third party websites, you do so entirely at your own risk, and you may be subject to the terms and conditions and the privacy policies of such websites.
In the event that you have a dispute with one or more Members or users of the Community, you hereby irrevocably release AIR and its directors, officers, agents, affiliates, subsidiaries, employees, successors and assigns from any claims, demands or damages, direct or consequential, of any kind, known or unknown, disclosed and undisclosed, arising out of, related to or in connection with any such dispute.
10. Warranties and Disclaimer
11. Limitation of Liability
AIR AND ITS OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, AGENTS, SUPPLIERS, LICENSORS AND THIRD PARTY PARTNERS WILL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY INDIRECT, SPECIAL, PUNITIVE, INCIDENTAL, EXEMPLARY OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, OR ANY DAMAGES WHATSOEVER, WHETHER OR NOT AIR HAS BEEN PREVIOUSLY ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES, WHETHER IN AN ACTION UNDER CONTRACT, TORT, OR ANY OTHER THEORY, ARISING OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH ANY ERRORS OR OMISSIONS, VIRUSES OR OTHER MALICIOUS OR UNAUTHORIZED CODE OR PROGRAMS, THE USE, INABILITY TO USE, OR PERFORMANCE OF THE COMMUNITY OR THE CONTENT, PRODUCTS OR SERVICES AVAILABLE FROM THE COMMUNITY OR ANY LOSS, BUSINESS INTERRUPTION OR OTHER DAMAGES IN CONNECTION THEREWITH.
13. Dispute Resolution
If any controversy, dispute or claim arising out of or related to your use of the Community, the Services or any of the Content arises, the dispute will be resolved exclusively by binding arbitration in accordance with the then-current Commercial Rules of the American Arbitration Association. However, AIR will have the right to petition any court of competent jurisdiction for the entry of injunctions and orders for specific performance relating to your unauthorized use, modification, copying, distribution, transmission, display, performance, reproduction, publication, license, creation of derivative works, transfer or sale of the Community, the Products, the Services, the Marks and / or the Content.
14. Governing Law