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Please see the Paid Access EULA for further information on Memberships and Direct Purchases. Privacy. to change. Additional Terms. or organization (collectively “Subscribing Organization”). at our sole discretion. You will be subject to any additional posted guidelines or rules applicable to specific services and features which may be posted from time to time (the “Guidelines”). Scribd reserves the right. and agree to be bound by these Terms on behalf of such Subscribing Organization. we’ll let you know either by posting the modified Terms on the Scribd Platform or through other communications. Because the Scribd Platform is evolving over time we may change or discontinue all or any part of the Scribd Platform. or pay a one-time fee for access to a certain piece of content (“Direct Purchase”). at our discretion.scribd. at any time. Individual Features and Services. If you don’t agree to be bound by the modified Terms. Digital Millennium Copyright Act. Paid Access Scribd offers several ways for You to purchase access to select content via the Scribd Platform: You can pay for a membership (“Membership”) for access to certain content. Your access to the applicable content and related purchase transaction are subject to the Scribd Paid Access EULA. it is Scribd’s policy to https://support. and disclosure of Your personal information. then You represent and warrant that You are an authorized representative of that Subscribing Organization with the authority to bind such organization to these Terms. 5.  Please read these notices carefully for information relating to Scribd’s collection. at any time and without notice. When using the Scribd Platform. Please note that since we respect authors’ and content holders’ rights.6/25/2018 General Terms of Use – Scribd Help Center The Scribd Platform is not available to persons under the age of majority in their jurisdiction or to any users previously suspended or removed from the Scribd Platform by Scribd. Please check these Terms and any Guidelines periodically for changes. Your privacy is important to Scribd.com/hc/en-us/articles/210129326-General-Terms-of-Use 2/12 . add.  Scribd’s Privacy Policy is hereby incorporated into these Terms by reference. 6.  If we do so.  If You are using or opening an account on the Scribd Platform on behalf of a company. as the Scribd Platform is not intended for children under 13. including the Gi card/Gi Membership Terms and Conditions and Paid Access EULA.  It’s important that you review the Terms whenever we modify them because Your continued use of the Scribd Platform a er the posting of changes constitutes Your binding acceptance of such changes. 4. entity.  BY USING THE SCRIBD PLATFORM. 3. or remove portions of these Terms or any additional terms. modify. then you may not use the Scribd Platform anymore. You affirm that You are at least 13 years old.  In any case.  All such Guidelines are hereby incorporated by reference into these Terms. Modification of these Terms and the Scribd Platform. YOU REPRESENT THAT You meet the eligibility requirements in this Section. The Paid Access End User License Agreement (“Paid Access EULA”) and Gi card/Gi Membership Terms and Conditions are also hereby incorporated into these Terms by reference. use.  2.

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and petitions for signatures. but is not limited to. below). harassing.  You further understand and acknowledge that You may be exposed to content that is inaccurate. 9. 9. and/or to access the Scribd Platform as such services are offered by Scribd.2 rent. sublicense. offensive. or inaccurate User Comments. loan.8 use the Scribd Platform for any illegal purpose. chain mail. promotional materials. This includes. indecent or objectionable. identity. upload.6 delete the copyright or other proprietary rights notices on the Scribd Platform or associated with any content available via the Scribd Platform. including. 9.9 defame. vulgar. or distribute any defamatory. proposals. and hereby do waive. racially or ethnically offensive. or ll l f b h d https://support. indecent. or other solicitation material. distressing. and Scribd expressly disclaims any and all liability in connection with such content. threaten or defraud Users of the Scribd Platform. and You agree to waive. abuse. embarrassing. laws governing intellectual property and other proprietary rights. informational announcements.1 use the Scribd Platform for any purposes other than to receive original or appropriately licensed content. 9. without limitation. 9. or other content. which it reserves the right to do at any time and without notice. Scribd does not permit copyright infringing activities on the Scribd Platform. or content of information transmitted via the Scribd Platform. or send junk mail or spam to other Users of the Scribd Platform. and data protection and privacy. libelous. any legal or equitable rights or remedies You have or may have against Scribd with respect thereto. threatening. or advice expressed therein. recommendation.scribd.  If notified by a User or a content owner of content that allegedly does not conform to these Terms. display or otherwise transfer the licenses granted herein or any Materials (as defined in section 13. distribute.3 post. lease. or collect.  For clarity.7 make unsolicited offers. BY USING THE SCRIBD PLATFORM YOU AGREE NOT TO: 9. or distribute any User Comments or other content that is unlawful or that a reasonable person could deem to be objectionable. forge another persons’ digital signature. 9. or perform any other similar fraudulent activity.com/hc/en-us/articles/210129326-General-Terms-of-Use h h 4/12 . hateful. unsolicited advertising.5 impersonate any person or entity. or otherwise inappropriate.  9. or in violation of any local. sell.4 post. 9. Scribd may investigate the allegation and determine in its sole discretion whether to remove the content.  9. charity requests. misrepresent the source. Prohibited Conduct. state. national. or access the Scribd Platform accounts of others without permission.6/25/2018 General Terms of Use – Scribd Help Center intellectual property rights of or relating to such content. bulk mailing of commercial advertising. invasive of another’s privacy. or international law. upload. pornographic. to add User Comments.  Scribd does not endorse any content or any opinion. harass. resell. advertisements. offensive. falsely claim an affiliation with any person or entity.

current. except and only to the extent that such activity is expressly permitted by applicable law notwithstanding this limitation. by any means. 9. content in HTML format with links or redirects. or other content that in Scribd’s sole opinion detracts from the Scribd experience.  9. 9.14 intentionally interfere with or damage operation of the Scribd Platform or any user’s enjoyment of any part thereof. except and only to the extent that such activity is expressly permitted by applicable law notwithstanding this limitation.13 modify.11 remove. procedures.scribd.  If You have reason to believe that Your account is no longer secure (e g in the event of a loss the or https://support. or other malicious code. worms. spyware. and complete.10 use the Scribd Platform if You are under the age of thirteen (13) years old. printing. adware. download content.19 post.  You also agree that You will ensure that this information is kept accurate and up-to-date at all times. policies or regulations of networks connected to the Scribd Platform.6/25/2018 General Terms of Use – Scribd Help Center attempt to collect.12 reverse engineer. 10.  You agree that the information You provide to Scribd on registration and at all other times will be true. disassemble or otherwise attempt to discover the source code of the Scribd Platform or any part thereof. scraper. or other automated means to access the Scribd Platform for any purpose or bypass any measures Scribd may use to prevent or restrict access to the Scribd Platform. or features that enforce limitations on the use of the Scribd Platform or any content available via the Scribd Platform. You may be asked to create an account and provide a password. or otherwise access content or use any products. personal information about Users or third parties without their consent. disable.com/hc/en-us/articles/210129326-General-Terms-of-Use 5/12 . including uploading or otherwise disseminating viruses. 9.17 forge headers or otherwise manipulate identifiers in order to disguise the origin of any content transmitted through the Scribd Platform. content designed to aid search engine optimization. or 9.  9.15 relay email from a third party’s mail servers without the permission of that third party. adapt. 9.18 interfere with or disrupt the Scribd Platform or servers or networks connected to the Scribd Platform. or otherwise access information from Scribd.  9. or disobey any requirements. Account When You use the Scribd Platform to print content. spider.  9. advertisements. upload or distribute marketing material. and You agree to accept responsibility for all activities that occur under Your account or password. accurate. decompile. services. spam.  You are solely responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of Your account and password and for restricting access to Your computer. circumvent. 9. damage or otherwise interfere with DRM and other security-related features of the Scribd Platform features that prevent or restrict use or copying.16 use any robot. translate or create derivative works based upon the Scribd Platform or any part thereof. or sharing of any content accessible through the Scribd Platform.

com/hc/en-us/articles/210129326-General-Terms-of-Use 6/12 . and You agree that Scribd will not be liable to You or any third party for any such termination. 12. or participation in promotions of. for any or no reason. Scribd does not endorse any such Reference Sites or the information. we will not terminate Your account for inactivity if You have a Direct Purchase associated with Your account or continue to pay the fees associated with a Membership. may terminate any account (or any part thereof) You may have with Scribd or Your use of the Scribd Platform and remove and discard all or any part of Your account. The Scribd Platform may include links or references to other web sites or services solely as a convenience to Users (“Reference Sites”). or services contained on or accessible through Reference Sites.  These remedies are in addition to any other remedies Scribd may have at law or in equity. (ii) any term of these Terms.2 You.  Unless otherwise expressly stated by Scribd. Your correspondence or business dealings with.com requesting a cancellation of your account. products. Termination. debit or charge card number. Third-Party Sites. in its sole discretion. please see the Paid Access EULA for additional terms applicable to the cancellation of Your account. and without penalty. or any credit.  12 3 Effect of Cancellation or Termination https://support. Your only remedy with respect to any dissatisfaction with (i) the Scribd Platform. at any time and without notice to You. and services on or available through Reference Sites is solely at Your own risk. Links. if applicable). 11. Notwithstanding the foregoing. including the information.scribd. or illegal activity may be referred to appropriate law enforcement authorities. You agree that Scribd. User profile. abusive. then You agree to immediately notify Scribd by emailing support@scribd.6/25/2018 General Terms of Use – Scribd Help Center reason to believe that Your account is no longer secure (e.1 Scribd. materials. or any part thereof. if you have paid for a Membership or a Direct Purchase. or by sending an email to us at support@scribd. 12. or (iv) any content or information transmitted through the Scribd Platform. (iii) any policy or practice of Scribd in operating the Scribd Platform. with or without notice. Terms of Use Violations. the or unauthorized disclosure or use of Your account ID.g.  In addition. in the event of a loss. is to cancel Your account and stop using Scribd. 12. and any content.  Any suspected fraudulent.  Access and use of Reference Sites. however. materials. Scribd may also in its sole discretion and at any time discontinue providing access to the Scribd Platform.  You may be liable for the losses incurred by Scribd or others due to any unauthorized use of Your Scribd Platform account.com. password.  One reason we may terminate Your account is if You do not log into Your account for an extensive period of time.  You agree that any termination of Your access to the Scribd Platform or any account You may have or portion thereof may be effected without prior notice. products. Products and Services. advertisers found on or through the Scribd Platform are solely between You and such advertiser..  You may cancel Your Account at any time through the Scribd Platform by logging into the Site or the App and going to Your account settings. You may terminate these Terms at any time by canceling Your account and discontinuing use of Scribd.

and all other elements of the Scribd Platform provided by Scribd (the “Materials”) are protected by United States copyright. Indemnification. SCRIBD. products. royalty-free. WHETHER ORAL OR WRITTEN. AND SUPPLIERS DISCLAIM ALL WARRANTIES.6/25/2018 General Terms of Use – Scribd Help Center 12. international conventions. nonexclusive license to reproduce. IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY. EXPRESS OR IMPLIED. graphics. agents and its third-party suppliers. will automatically terminate and the following provisions will survive: “Effect of Cancellation or Termination. and hold Scribd. arising out of Your use or misuse of the Scribd Platform. and all other relevant intellectual property and proprietary rights. trade dress.” “Dispute Resolution. publicly perform or display. and applicable laws. licensors. modify. and You agree to cooperate with Scribd’s defense of these claims. any violation by You of these Terms. PARTNERS. save. damages.  All trademarks. patent.” “Ownership. No Warranties. You agree to indemnify.” “Limitation of Liability and Damages. adapt.com/hc/en-us/articles/210129326-General-Terms-of-Use 7/12 .  Scribd acknowledges that You retain ownership of any User Comments You may post via Scribd. and covenants made by You herein. liabilities. THE https://support. INCLUDING. at Your expense. copy. TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMISSIBLE PURSUANT TO APPLICABLE LAW. 14. the rights and licenses granted to You under these Terms and any additional terms and conditions. including the Gi card/Gi Membership Terms and Conditions and the Paid Access EULA.” “Disclaimers. edit. computer code (including source code and object code). OBTAINED BY YOU FROM SCRIBD OR THROUGH THE SCRIBD PLATFORM WILL CREATE ANY WARRANTY NOT EXPRESSLY STATED HEREIN. The Scribd Platform is owned and operated by Scribd. AND NON-INFRINGEMENT OF PROPRIETARY RIGHTS. service marks. to assume the exclusive defense and control of any matter for which You are required to indemnify Scribd. or otherwise make unauthorized use of the Materials or the Scribd Platform. and partners harmless from any claims. information. AND ITS AFFILIATES. losses. BUT NOT LIMITED TO. worldwide. and trademark laws.  Scribd will use reasonable efforts to notify You of any such claim. services. or proceeding upon becoming aware of it.” 13. action. Proprietary Rights. or any breach of the representations.  Scribd reserves all rights not expressly granted in these Terms. 15. its affiliated companies.3 Effect of Cancellation or Termination.  The visual interfaces.  NO ADVICE OR INFORMATION. license. No Warranties. FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE.  Except as expressly authorized by Scribd. distribute. irrevocable.” “Indemnification. Disclaimers. and adapt them for use in conjunction with the operation of the Scribd Platform. Upon any cancellation or termination. contractors. Proprietary Rights.  YOU EXPRESSLY ACKNOWLEDGE THAT AS USED IN THIS SECTION 15. including legal fees and expenses. STATUTORY. You agree not to sell. employees. store. create derivative works from. publish. and trade names are proprietary to Scribd or its affiliates and/or third-party licensors. design. subject however to Your grant to Scribd of a perpetual.  Scribd reserves the right. publicly display.” and “Miscellaneous. Ownership. transmit. compilation.scribd. warranties.  All Materials contained on the Scribd Platform are the property of Scribd or its subsidiaries or affiliated companies and/or third-party licensors. distribute.

LOST BUSINESS.com/hc/en-us/articles/210129326-General-Terms-of-Use 8/12 . THESE LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY ALSO APPLY WITH RESPECT TO DAMAGES INCURRED BY YOU BY REASON OF ANY PRODUCTS OR SERVICES SOLD OR PROVIDED ON ANY REFERENCE SITES OR OTHERWISE BY THIRD PARTIES OTHER THAN SCRIBD AND RECEIVED THROUGH OR ADVERTISED ON THE SCRIBD PLATFORM OR RECEIVED THROUGH ANY REFERENCE SITES. SCRIBD WOULD NOT BE ABLE TO PROVIDE THE SCRIBD PLATFORM TO YOU ON AN ECONOMICALLY https://support. YOUR USE OF THE SCRIBD PLATFORM OR YOUR INTERACTION WITH OTHER SCRIBD PLATFORM USERS (WHETHER IN CONTRACT. AND THAT THE WARRANTY DISCLAIMERS AND THE LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY SET FORTH HEREIN FORM AN ESSENTIAL BASIS OF THE BARGAIN BETWEEN YOU AND SCRIBD. INCLUDING. PUNITIVE. AND CAUSES OF ACTION ARISING OUT OF OR RELATING TO THESE TERMS. EMPLOYEES. EMPLOYEES. OR ANY OTHER INTERACTIONS WITH SCRIBD. Limitation of Liability and Damages. EVEN IF SCRIBD OR A SCRIBD AUTHORIZED REPRESENTATIVE HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. INCIDENTAL. IN NO EVENT WILL THE TOTAL LIABILITY OF SCRIBD OR ITS AFFILIATES. CONTRACTORS. LICENSORS AND SUBCONTRACTORS. INDIRECT. OR OTHERWISE). OR THIRD-PARTY PARTNERS. WHICHEVER IS GREATER. WILL SCRIBD OR ITS AFFILIATES. DIRECTORS. OR SUPPLIERS TO YOU FOR ALL DAMAGES. 16. 16. OR EXEMPLARY DAMAGES (INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION DAMAGES ARISING FROM ANY UNSUCCESSFUL COURT ACTION OR LEGAL DISPUTE. SHAREHOLDERS. YOU ACKNOWLEDGE AND AGREE THAT SCRIBD HAS OFFERED ITS PRODUCTS AND SERVICES. AND ENTERED INTO THESE TERMS IN RELIANCE UPON THE WARRANTY DISCLAIMERS AND THE LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY SET FORTH HEREIN. SET ITS PRICES. RELIANCE. IF ANY. LICENSORS. AGENTS. NEGLIGENCE.6/25/2018 General Terms of Use – Scribd Help Center TERM SCRIBD INCLUDES SCRIBD’S OFFICERS.3 Reference Sites. 16. THAT THE WARRANTY DISCLAIMERS AND THE LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY SET FORTH HEREIN REFLECT A REASONABLE AND FAIR ALLOCATION OF RISK BETWEEN YOU AND SCRIBD.1 Limitation of Liability. OR THIRD-PARTY PARTNERS. CONSEQUENTIAL. EMPLOYEES. FOR ACCESSING THE SCRIBD PLATFORM DURING THE THREE (3) MONTHS IMMEDIATELY PRECEDING THE DATE OF THE CLAIM OR ONE HUNDRED DOLLARS. CONTRACTORS. 16. LICENSORS. UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES.4 Basis of the Bargain. LOST REVENUES OR LOSS OF ANTICIPATED PROFITS OR ANY OTHER PECUNIARY OR NON-PECUNIARY LOSS OR DAMAGE OF ANY NATURE WHATSOEVER) ARISING OUT OF OR RELATING TO THESE TERMS OR THAT RESULT FROM YOUR USE OR YOUR INABILITY TO USE THE MATERIALS AND CONTENT ON THE SCRIBD PLATFORM OR ANY REFERENCE SITES.  16. EXCEED THE AMOUNT PAID BY YOU. LOSSES.scribd. TORT INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE. AGENTS. AGENTS. WARRANTY. OR SUPPLIERS BE LIABLE FOR ANY SPECIAL. BUT NOT LIMITED TO.2 Limitation of Damages.

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