Terms and Conditions of Use
Welcome to GNLI.com. As used in these Terms and Conditions, the term "Web site" refers to the Web site located at www.GNLI.com as well as online services that include, but are not limited to, our E-mail newsletters, our archives, our premium online content, and our online discussion forums. The Web site does not control, and is not responsible for, any third-party site to which the Web site links.
You agree that your use of the Web site is subject to the following Terms and Conditions. These Terms and Conditions may be modified at any time and from time to time; the date of the most recent changes or revisions will appear on this page. Continued access to the Web site by you will constitute your acceptance of any changes or revisions to the Agreement. If you do not agree with the Terms and Conditions, please do not use this Web site.
The materials contained on the Web site are provided as a service to you for your noncommercial, personal use on an "as is, as available" basis and may be used by you for information purposes only. You acknowledge that you are using the Web site at your own risk. The Web site assumes no responsibility for error or omissions in these materials. The Web site makes no commitment to update the information contained herein. The Web site makes no, and expressly disclaims any and all, representations or warranties, express or implied, regarding the Web site, including without limitation the accuracy, completeness, or reliability of text, graphics, links, products and services, and other items accessed from or via the Web site, or that the Web site will be uninterrupted, error-free, or free of viruses or other harmful components. No advice or information given by the Web site or any other party on the Web site shall create any warranty or liability.
The Web site does not warrant or make any representations regarding the use or the results of the use of the materials at the Web site in terms of their correctness, accuracy, timeliness, reliability, or otherwise. Under no circumstances shall the Web site or any of its parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, or their respective partners, officers, directors, employees, or agents be held liable for any damages, whether direct, incidental, indirect, special, or consequential, and including, without limitation, lost revenues or lost profits, arising from or in connection with your use, reliance on, or performance of the information on the Web site.
The Web site periodically schedules system downtime for maintenance and other purposes. Unplanned outages also may occur. The Web site shall have no liability for the resulting unavailability of the Web site or for any loss of data or transactions caused by planned or unplanned system outages, or any outages of webhost providers or the Internet infrastructure and network external to the Web site.
All materials published on the Web site are protected by copyright laws, and may not be reproduced, republished, distributed, transmitted, resold, displayed, broadcast, or otherwise exploited in any manner without the express written permission of either the Web site or, in the case of content licensed by the Web site from third parties, the entity that is credited as the copyright holder of such licensed content.
You may download freely accessible material (one copy per page) from this Web site for your personal and noncommercial use; or for ministerial or educational purposes only, without altering or removing any trademark, copyright, or other notice from such material; you must pay a fee to access articles from our archives and our premium online content. This permission is granted with the understanding that no more than 1000 copies will be made, the material is distributed free of charge, and that a credit line appears on each manufactured copy: "This article first appeared on (insert date) on (insert the Web site domain). Used with permission."
The Web site does not grant permission for its articles to appear on any other site; you may however use a one-paragraph summary that is no longer than 50 words with a direct link to the full article available on the Web site.
For any other use, advance permission must be obtained from the author. Please contact the general administrator for copyright permission via our Contact Us page or by sending a letter and self-addressed envelope to the address below:
22 Cortlandt Street 21st floor, Suite A
New York, NY 10007
In the event you believe that any content posted on the Web site infringes your copyright or other intellectual-property rights, you may notify the Web site by providing the information required by the Online Copyright Infringement Liability Limitation Action of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act, 17 U.S.C. 512, to the Web site's copyright administrator:
22 Cortlandt Street 21st floor, Suite A
New York, NY 10006
Attention: Intellectual Property Rights
User Generated Content
The Web site, through its forums, provides users an opportunity to post content to the Web site. The Web site does not necessarily endorse, support, sanction, encourage, or agree with content posted by users. You shall not post or transmit any unlawful threatening, abusive, libelous, defamatory, obscene, vulgar, pornographic, profane, or indecent information of any kind, including without limitation any transmissions constituting or encouraging conduct that would constitute a criminal offense, give rise to civil liability, or otherwise violate and local, state, national, or international law, or infringe upon another's copyright or trademark. You understand that all information, data, text, software, music, sound, photographs, video, messages, or other materials posted or transmitted in a Web site forum, whether publicly posted or privately transmitted, is the sole responsibility of the person from whom such content originated. This means that you, and not the Web site, are entirely and solely responsible for all content that you upload, post, or otherwise transmit via the Web site. The Web site does not and cannot review the content posted by users and is not responsible for such content. However, the Web site shall have the right, but not the obligation, to delete, move, or edit any content that violates this agreement or is otherwise objectionable as determined by the Web site in its sole discretion and without notice.
Furthermore, the Web site reserves the right to terminate, without notice, subscriber's access for any activity related to threatening to injure, intimidate, interfere with, oppress or otherwise coerce any other person in connection with the free exercise or enjoyment of any right or privilege guaranteed to him or her under the United States or any national or state constitution on account of race, color, religion, ancestry, national origin, disability, gender or sexual orientation or because the subscriber perceives that another has one or more of these characteristics. This includes, but is not limited to, threats to inflict evil, injury or damage on another individual.
If you upload, post, or otherwise transmit content to the Web site, you acknowledge that any such submissions may be edited, removed, modified, published, transmitted, and displayed by the Web site in any medium now existing or hereinafter invented, and for any purpose, including commercial uses. You waive any moral rights you may have in having the material edited, removed, modified, published, transmitted, or displayed in a manner not agreeable to you.
You agree to indemnify the Web site and its parents, subsidiaries, and affiliates, and each of their respective partners, officers, directors, employees, and agents, against, and to hold each of them harmless from, any and all claims and liabilities (including attorney's fees) that may arise from your submissions, from your unauthorized use of material obtained from the Web site, from your breach of these Terms and Conditions, and from any such acts arising through your use of the Web site.
The Web site reserves the right to release subscriber information to comply with an investigation into any activity which violates these terms, and may report such activity to the appropriate authorities.
Third Party Content Provider Notices
AFP text, photo, and graphic material shall not be published, broadcast, rewritten for broadcast or publication, or redistributed directly or indirectly in any medium. Neither the AFP materials nor any portion thereof may be stored in a computer except for personal and noncommercial use. AFP will not be held liable for any delays, inaccuracies, errors, or omissions therefrom or in the transmission or delivery of all or any part thereof or for any damages arising from any of the foregoing.
Associated Press text, photo, and graphic material shall not be published, broadcast, rewritten for broadcast or publication, or redistributed directly or indirectly in any medium. Neither the AP materials nor any portion thereof may be stored in a computer except for personal and noncommercial use. AP will not be held liable for any delays, inaccuracies, errors, or omissions there from or in the transmission or delivery of all or any part thereof or for any damages arising from any of the foregoing.
Premium Online Content
Purchasers of premium online content are not permitted to share, distribute, sell, or otherwise transfer their password to other individuals. The password is for the purchaser's sole use. Significant or unusual use of a single password (including but not limited to significant use of a single password on multiple computers) could result in suspension of that password. Premium online content is protected by copyright laws, and may not be reproduced, republished, distributed, transmitted, resold, displayed, broadcast, or otherwise exploited in any manner without the express written permission of the Web site.
The Web site is committed to providing visitors to its site with as many features as possible. The companies that the Web site selects as featured services providers offer products and services that site visitors may find useful. The Web site in certain cases may have a business relationship with certain third parties that it selects as a featured service providers. The Web site is not responsible for the accuracy or reliability of any advice or information given, or of any statement made, by the companies providing featured services, or for the content, services, products, or advertising on or available from their Web sites, or for the availability and operations of their Web sites.
You agree that any claim, action, or proceeding arising out of these Terms and Conditions, or your use of the Web site, shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of Washington DC applicable to contracts to be wholly performed therein, and any action based on or alleging a breach of this Agreement must be brought in a state or federal court in Washington DC. In addition, you agree to submit to the personal jurisdiction of such courts.