The following terms & conditions govern use of the Larry Sanger website & all content, services & products available at or through the website. By accessing, browsing or using the Larry Sanger website, you acknowledge that you have read, understood & agree to be bound by these terms. If you do not agree to these terms, please do not use the Larry Sanger website or other products.

User Agreement
Larry Sanger may revise or modify any portion of this Agreement at any time without notice to you. Please read this Agreement each time you visit our site or use any tool or service that we provide to you via this site or elsewhere. Any usage of this site or tools, functions or services that we provide you means that you agree to be bound by the terms & conditions of the latest version of this Agreement.

The user agrees to indemnify Larry Sanger from any damages, losses, costs or expenses which Larry Sanger, its affiliates, their respective employees & authorized representatives may incur as a result of content entered into these websites by the user.

Failure to Comply Notice
Failure by any user to comply with the terms, conditions & notices on the Larry Sanger website will result in termination of any rights granted to that user, without any prior notice. In addition, you will be required to destroy all copies of downloaded Larry Sanger materials in your control or possession immediately. Aside from the limited permission found below, Larry Sanger does not grant any express or implied rights or licenses under any trademarks, patents, copyrights or other proprietary or intellectual property rights. You are prohibited from mirroring any of the content found on this website on any other website or in any other media without written consent from Larry Sanger.

Use of Site Content
All information provided by Larry Sanger is owned by or licensed to Larry Sanger & its affiliates (the “Larry Sanger Information”). Larry Sanger & its licensors retain all proprietary rights to said Information. Larry Sanger has the right to use all content on this website (other than third-party material transmitted through private electronic mail) in any of the Larry Sanger print or electronic publications. Except for making one hard copy print of limited portions of the Larry Sanger Information on an ad hoc basis, or downloading as expressly authorized by Larry Sanger, Larry Sanger Information may not be reproduced, distributed or transmitted without written permission from Larry Sanger.

The Larry Sanger website is provided free of charge to users. The information on Larry Sanger website & in any email generated by us is provided ‘as is’ & ‘as available’. Material is intended for general reference only. Application of Material to any specific instance or for any particular purpose is a user’s sole responsibility. Larry Sanger makes no guarantee or warranty that the Information contained within our websites will be accurate or complete, or of the results to be obtained from accessing & using such Information. Larry Sanger will not be held liable for any inaccuracy, omission or error, regardless of cause, in the Larry Sanger Information or for any damages resulting from it’s use.

In addition, user may not:

  1. Use the Larry Sanger website for any purpose that is prohibited by any law or regulation, or to facilitate the violation of any law or regulation.
  2. Use or attempt to use any type of automated device, program, software, tool, algorithm, process, methodology or manual process having similar processes or functionality, to access, acquire, copy, or monitor any portion of the Larry Sanger website. Including any data or content found on or accessed through this website, or any other Larry Sanger Information without the prior written consent of Larry Sanger.
  3. Obtain or attempt to obtain through any means any materials or information on the Larry Sanger website that have not been intentionally made publicly available either by their public display on the website or through their accessibility by a visible link on this website.
  4. Violate any measure employed to limit or prevent access to the Larry Sanger website or its content.
  5. Violate the security of the Larry Sanger website or attempt to gain unauthorized access to the website, materials, data, information, computer systems or networks connected to any server of the Larry Sanger website, through hacking, password mining or any other means.
  6. Interfere or attempt to interfere with the proper working of the Larry Sanger website or any activities conducted on or through this website. Including accessing any data, content or other information prior to the time that it is intended to be available to the public on the Larry Sanger website.
  7. Take or attempt any action that, in the sole discretion of Larry Sanger, imposes or may impose an unreasonable or disproportionately large load or burden on the Larry Sanger website or the infrastructure of the Larry Sanger website.

Intellectual Property Notices
You agree that you have been suitably noticed of any trademark, trade dress, service mark, copyright, patent or any other intellectual property rights or property rights of any nature. Any violation by you of any such property rights is fairly deemed to be “willful” in nature.

Downloaded Materials
If you download software or materials from the Larry Sanger website, the software/ materials, all files, images & dates relating to the software/ material will be licensed to you by Larry Sanger. You do not own the downloaded software/ materials & Larry Sanger does not transfer ownership of the software/ materials to you. Larry Sanger retains full ownership of, title & all intellectual property rights related to software & materials downloaded from Larry Sanger. You may not sell, redistribute, decompile, reverse engineer, disassemble or otherwise reduce the software/ materials to a human-perceivable form. If you download software/ materials from the Larry Sanger website, you represent & warrant to Larry Sanger that you are not acting in violation of this agreement.

External Links
Certain sections of the Larry Sanger website contain links to external websites that are maintained & operated by third parties. These links are provided solely for the convenience of our users & the provision of such links does not imply any endorsement of or affiliation between Larry Sanger & such websites.

Certain sections of the Larry Sanger website contain links to advertising affiliates or advertisers operated by third parties. These links will not always be labeled as advertising & are provided solely as a service to our users. Larry Sanger is not responsible for any information on any third party’s website & users are urged to read the Terms of Use of any site they navigate to prior to using them.

Third-Party Information
Larry Sanger may from time to time monitor or review discussions, chats, postings & other transmissions on this website. However, Larry Sanger is under no obligation to do so & assumes no responsibility or liability arising from the content of any such transmissions or for any error, defamation, libel, slander, omission, falsehood, obscenity, pornography, profanity, danger, illegality or inaccuracy contained in any information transmitted to any such public locations on the Larry Sanger website.

Users may not post or transmit any unlawful, threatening, libelous, defamatory, obscene, inflammatory, pornographic or profane material or any material that could constitute or encourage conduct that would be considered a criminal offense, give rise to civil liability, or otherwise violate any law. Larry Sanger will cooperate with law enforcement authorities or court orders requesting or directing Larry Sanger to disclose the identity of anyone posting any such information or materials. Larry Sanger may also disclose such information if it has a good faith belief that such disclosure is reasonably necessary to protect the rights, property or personal safety of Larry Sanger, its customers, employees or the general public. Larry Sanger retains the right to review, edit &/ or delete third party material which is found to be offensive, inappropriate or illegal.

All comments, suggestions, graphics, ideas (including product & advertising ideas) & other information or materials you submit to Larry Sanger through this website will become & remain the exclusive property of Larry Sanger. Including any future rights associated with such submissions, even if these Terms of Use are later modified or terminated. This means that you disclaim any proprietary rights in such submissions & you acknowledge Larry Sanger unrestricted right to use them (or materials or ideas similar to them) in any medium, now & in the future, without notice, compensation or other obligation to you or any other person. It also means Larry Sanger has no obligation to keep your submissions confidential.

Force Majeure
Larry Sanger shall not be liable for any delay or failure in performance due to Force Majeure, which shall include but not be limited to acts of nature, earthquake, labor disputes, changes in law, regulation or government policy, riots, war, fire, flood, insurrection, sabotage, embargo, epidemics, acts or omissions of vendors or suppliers, logistic difficulties, unavailability of, interruption of or delay in telecommunications or third party services (including DNS propagation), failure of third party software or hardware or inability to obtain raw materials, supplies, power or equipment needed. We are not responsible for server downtime under any circumstances.

For information on the privacy practices of Larry Sanger, please see our Privacy Policy or contact us anytime for more information.