Ijmāʿ-on-Slavery (ijma-on-slavery.org) Terms of Service effective December 7, 2020
These terms govern your access to and use of our services at ijma-on-slavery.org as well as any of the content originally published on this site. By using the services, you agree to be bound by these terms.
We may add, remove, or update portions of these Terms of Service at any time and without limitation. Such changes will become effective immediately upon posting and will not be retroactive unless otherwise indicated. New updates will appear on this page and always at this URL address: ijma-on-slavery.org/terms-of-service. Your use of the Service after the effective date of the changes constitutes your acknowledgment and agreement to the Terms of Service, as modified. Archived versions of previous Terms of Service are available upon request.
You may use the Service only in accordance with these Terms of Service and only so long as you satisfy each of the criteria listed in this section. Failure to comply with any of the requirements of this section may result in termination of your access to the Service, in whole or in part, at ijma-on-slavery.org’s sole discretion.
You may use the Service only in accordance with these Terms of Service and only for lawful purposes. You agree not to use the Service:
We do not permit any form of commercial use of the Service or its Content.
Your use of the Service is predicated upon ijma-on-slavery.org granting you a non-exclusive, non-assignable, limited license to use the Service in accordance with these Terms of Service, which license ijma-on-slavery.org may modify or terminate at any time, for any reason, without notice, and at ijma-on-slavery.org’s sole discretion. Upon termination of this license, your right to use the Service and all other licenses and rights granted to you in these Terms of Service are terminated. ijma-on-slavery.org reserves the right to refuse access to the Service for any person who fails to comply with any provision of these Terms of Service or for any other reason, at its sole discretion. Maintenance, Modification, or Termination of Service
ijma-on-slavery.org reserves the right to modify or terminate the Service or your access to the Service for any reason, without notice, at any time, and at ijma-on-slavery.org’s sole discretion. You acknowledge and accept that the Service may not be available or accessible during scheduled downtimes for maintenance and during other Service interruptions. ijma-on-slavery.org shall not be liable for any damage or loss incurred due to any modification, suspension, or discontinuation of the Service, whether for maintenance or otherwise.
ijma-on-slavery.org may provide technical support for difficulties Users may have accessing the Service. ijma-on-slavery.org’s technical support will not include support for any aspect of your computer’s or device’s hardware or software, configurations, means of gaining access to the Internet, ability to browse the Internet, or ability to access any facet or portion of the Service. ijma-on-slavery.org shall not be liable for any damage or loss resulting from its ability or inability to provide technical support or from resolving or failing to resolve any User difficulties accessing the Service.
All Content accessible through the Service is protected by copyright and other intellectual proprietary rights under U.S. and international laws. You are not allowed to publish, reproduce, or distribute any of our Content in whole or in part aside from personal use, provided that you maintain all other copyright notices. Any commercial use of this Content is strictly prohibited without the express, written permission of ijma-on-slavery.org, and nothing in these Terms of Service or elsewhere on the Service should be construed as granting, by implication, estoppel, or otherwise, such permission.
All trademarks, service marks, trade names, and logos displayed on the Service, including without limitation the ijma-on-slavery.org name and logo, all page headers, custom graphics, button icons, and scripts, (collectively referred to as the “Marks”) are proprietary to ijma-on-slavery.org and are protected by U.S., foreign, and international trademark laws. Any use of the Marks is strictly prohibited without the express, written permission of ijma-on-slavery.org and may result in liability for trademark infringement. Nothing in these Terms of Service or elsewhere on the Service should be construed as granting, by implication, estoppel, or otherwise, permission to use the Marks.
All software and applications available through use of the Service are the property of ijma-on-slavery.org and its affiliates and my not be reverse engineered, modified, or otherwise affected in any way without ijma-on-slavery.org’s express, written permission, and nothing in these Terms of Service or elsewhere on the Service should be construed as granting, by implication, estoppel, or otherwise, such permission.
Links and references to the content provided by external providers are distinguished from the content of ijma-on-slavery.org. Embedding links to other websites does not constitute an endorsement of these websites, their opinions, or their products/services. We have no influence over these websites and assume no responsibility for the accuracy, completeness, or legality of their content. In the event ijma-on-slavery.org becomes aware of a violation of these Terms of Service by a link or reference, it will immediately be removed from this site.
Certain functions of the Service may also permit interactions between the Service and a third-party web site or feature, including applications that connect the Service or your account with a third-party web site or feature. For example, the Service may include features that enable Users to share Content from the Service with a third party and/or through a third party’s service or application (“Third-Party “Application”). Using this functionality typically requires you to login to the Third-Party Application, and you do so at your own risk. ijma-on-slavery.org does not control any Third-Party Application or its content. You expressly acknowledge and agree that ijma-on-slavery.org is in no way responsible or liable for any such Third-Party Application. YOUR CORRESPONDENCE AND BUSINESS DEALINGS WITH THIRD PARTIES FOUND THROUGH THE SERVICE ARE SOLELY BETWEEN YOU AND THE THIRD PARTY. If you choose to use features that connect the Service or your account with Third-Party Applications, the Third-Party Application may interact with, connect to, or gather information from your account. By using such Third-Party Applications, you acknowledge and agree to the following: (i) if you use a Third-Party Application to share information, you may be consenting to information about your account on the Service being shared; (ii) your use of a Third-Party Application may cause personally identifying information to be publicly disclosed and/or associated with you, even if ijma-on-slavery.org has not itself provided such information; and (iii) your use of a Third-Party Application is at your own option and risk, and you will hold ijma-on-slavery.org and its affiliates, related entities, officers, directors, employees, agents, representatives, partners, and licensees harmless for activity related to the Third-Party Application.
You are solely responsible for your interactions with other Users of the Service, whether online or otherwise. You agree that ijma-on-slavery.org shall not be responsible or liable for the conduct of any User or any User Content. User interactions that violate these Terms of Service are prohibited, and ijma-on-slavery.org asks that you exercise common sense and your best judgment when interacting with other Users.
IJMA-ON-SLAVERY.ORG MAKES NO WARRANTIES OR GUARANTIES AS TO THE AVAILABILITY OR RELIABILITY OF THE SERVICE OR ITS CONTENT. IJMA-ON-SLAVERY.ORG MAKES NO REPRESENTATIONS ABOUT THE SUITABILITY OF THE SERVICE FOR ANY PURPOSE. THE SERVICE IS PROVIDED “AS IS, AS AVAILABLE” WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND. IJMA-ON-SLAVERY.ORG DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES AND CONDITIONS WITH REGARD TO THE SERVICE, INCLUDING ALL IMPLIED WARRANTIES AND CONDITIONS OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, TITLE, AND NONINFRINGEMENT. IN NO EVENT SHALL IJMA-ON-SLAVERY.ORG OR ITS AFFILIATES, RELATED ENTITIES, OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, AGENTS, REPRESENTATIVES, PARTNERS, OR LICENSEES BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, PUNITIVE, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES ARISING OUT OF OR IN ANY WAY CONNECTED WITH THE USE OF OR ACCESS TO THE SERVICE OR ITS CONTENT, OR WITH THE DELAY OR INABILITY TO USE OR ACCESS THE SERVICE OR ITS CONTENT, OR OTHERWISE ARISING OUT OF THE USE OF OR ACCESS TO THE SERVICE, THE INABILITY TO USE OR ACCESS THE SERVICE, OR THE FAILURE TO PROVIDE SUPPORT FOR OR RESOLVE ANY SUPPORT ISSUES REGARDING THE USE OF OR ACCESS TO THE SERVICE, WHETHER BASED ON CONTRACT, TORT, STRICT LIABILITY, OR OTHERWISE, EVEN IF IJMA-ON-SLAVERY.ORG HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF DAMAGES.
For any dispute you may have with ijma-on-slavery.org, you agree to first contact us and try to resolve the dispute informally. If we need to contact you, we will do so with the email address provided through the Inquire form or the email address on your Scholar-Contributor account. We each agree that any claim, dispute, or controversy will be resolved through binding arbitration or in small claims court, if ijma-on-slavery.org is not able to resolve the issue with you informally.
Arbitration is a process where both parties meet with a qualified arbitrator who works similarly to a judge in a courtroom by deciding which party’s argument and case has more merit, and which party should prevail. Binding arbitration means that whatever decision the arbitrator makes will be considered final.
In the event arbitration is necessary, you agree that the dispute shall be referred to the American Arbitration Association for arbitration in accordance with its applicable arbitration rules. All arbitration proceedings shall be held in New York, New York before a single, neutral arbitrator agreed upon by the parties to the dispute or appointed by the American Arbitration Association if the parties to the dispute cannot agree. You agree that judgment on the award rendered by the arbitrator may be entered by any U.S. court of competent jurisdiction and you agree to be subject to the jurisdiction of the courts of the State of New York in the United States for purposes of entering and enforcing any such arbitration award.
This provision and any arbitration conducted pursuant to this provision shall be governed by the United States Federal Arbitration Act (9 U.S.C. §§ 1-307).
You agree to indemnify, defend, and hold harmless ijma-on-slavery.org and its affiliates, related entities, officers, directors, employees, agents, representatives, partners, and licensees from and against any and all claims, suits, proceedings, liabilities, losses, damages, costs, and expenses whatsoever, including reasonable attorney fees and disbursements, court costs, or arbitration costs, arising out of your use of or access to the Service or out of your breach or violation of these Terms of Service. Your obligations to indemnify ijma-on-slavery.org shall survive termination of your access to the Service.
These Terms of Service were originally written in English. The English version will remain the standard in the event of conflict between the English and any version translated into any other language.
If you have any questions regarding these Terms of Service or wish to notify us of any violation or other concern, please contact us using the Inquire form found at https://ijma-on-slavery.org /inquire/.
When creating a Scholar-Contributor account, you agree to provide us with accurate and complete information and you agree to update your information as necessary to maintain its accuracy. You are not allowed to impersonate anyone else or otherwise misrepresent your identity. You are solely responsible and liable for any activity that occurs on your account, and you are responsible for keeping your password and login credentials secure. You agree to notify ijma-on-slavery.org immediately upon becoming aware or suspicious of any unauthorized use of the Service through your Scholar-Contributor account. You agree to indemnify and hold ijma-on-slavery.org and its affiliates, related entities, officers, directors, employees, representatives, agents, partners, and licensees harmless from and against any and all claims that may arise from any activity that occurs through your access to the Service.
If any of these Terms or future changes to these Terms are unacceptable to you, you can delete your account at any time by sending an email to firstname.lastname@example.org or by filling out the Contact Admin form at ijma-on-slavery.org/portal/contact-admin.
You acknowledge and agree that all User Content you post using the Service is accessible by ijma-on-slavery.org at all times, and ijma-on-slavery.org reserves the right to remove any User Content from the Service for any reason, without notice, and at its sole discretion, although ijma-on-slavery.org is under no obligation to do so except as required by law and shall not be liable to you or to any other person for doing so or for failing to do so. ijma-on-slavery.org may continue to store User Content removed from the Service, as required by law or for other reasons, but the User Content may not be retrievable by a User without a valid court order. Consequently, ijma-on-slavery.org encourages you to maintain your own backup of your User Content. ijma-on-slavery.org will not be liable for the loss of any User Content.
If your User Content violates these Terms of Service, you may bear legal responsibility. You agree to indemnify and hold ijma-on-slavery.org and its affiliates, related entities, officers, directors, employees, agents, representatives, partners, and licensees harmless from and against any and all claims that may arise from the User Content that you post using the Service.
You must have permission from ijma-on-slavery.org before publishing User Content posted in the Scholar-Contributor Portal outside of the Service. Such authorized use outside of the Service must properly attribute ijma-on-slavery.org, and Users must notify and receive permissions from all other Users referenced in the post or impacted by it’s publication outside of the Service.
User Content submitted for publication in the Scholar-Contributor Portal is private until published through the Service. The only Users with authorized access to this User Content are the Scholar-Contributors and the Website Administrators. ijma-on-slavery.org will not share with the general public any User Content published to the Scholar-Contributor Portal. Any unauthorized User who gains access to the Portal by any unauthorized means is not allowed to view, duplicate, or share User Content in any way and will be pursued to the maximum extent allowed by law.
You acknowledge and agree that your User Content will be accessible to Scholar-Contributors upon publication through the Service and that ijma-on-slavery.org is not subject to any obligations of confidentiality with respect to your User Content and shall not be liable for the dissemination of User Content that contains confidential or proprietary information.
Scholar-Contributors agree to the following terms in order to restrict access to User Content and User information:
When submitting a post to the Website Administrator, Scholar-Contributors are allowing their post submission to be published to the Portal on their behalf. Additionally, Scholar-Contributors agree to the following terms:
Users agree to the following terms when commenting on posts:
We reserve the right to remove any comment that violates these terms. If any of your comments are removed, you will be notified by email using the email address associated with your account.
Scholar-Contributors are not allowed to use this website in any manner that is unlawful or in any manner that could inhibit or otherwise negatively affect other Users from enjoying the website. This includes, but is not limited to:
We reserve the right to terminate your account with ijma-on-slavery.org if any of these Terms are violated. Following termination of your account, or if any of your content is removed from the Scholar-Contributor Portal, ijma-on-slavery.org may keep your User Content and account data for a reasonable period of time to effectuate the Service’s business objectives.
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