John N. Warfield – Intellectual Property Trust (“JNW/IPT”) Website Terms of Use

By visiting, viewing and/or using this website, you are agreeing to these Terms of Use.

This website (herein the “Website”) and all materials displayed or accessible through it, including but not limited to, text, photographs, images, illustrations, audio and video, computer software and code (herein called the “Content”) are protected by copyright and are owned by the author John N. Warfield – Intellectual Property Trust (“JNW/IPT”) and/or by George Mason University – Special Collections and Archives (GMU SCA”), its licensors or the party credited as the content provider.

Subject to the provisions listed in this Terms of Use Agreement, visitors to the Website are permitted to:

  • View Content online
  • Print Website pages for non-commercial, personal, educational, and research uses provided that the John N. Warfield Intellectual Property Trust and GMU-SCA are properly cited as the source.
  • Retain copies of Content in digital form for non-commercial, personal, educational, and research purposes provided that the author is attributed and John N. Warfield Intellectual Property Trust and GMU-SCA are properly cited as the source.
  • Share Content for non-commercial, personal, educational and research purposes provided that the author is attributed and John N. Warfield Intellectual Property Trust and GMU-SCA are properly cited as the source.

Any other uses (including but not limited to commercial, promotional, or administrative uses), reproduction, alteration, modification, public display, uploading or posting onto the internet, transmission, redistribution or any other exploitation of the Website or the Content, whether in whole in in part, are prohibited without prior written permission, which may be withheld or denied.

Personal and Non-Commercial Use Limitation

Unless otherwise specified, access to and use of the Content are for your personal and non-commercial use. You may not modify, copy, distribute, transmit, display, reproduce, publish, license, create derivative works from, transfer or sell any information, software, products obtained from the Website and/or the Content.

Use by Educational Institutions

Accredited educational institutions, such as K-12, universities, public/private colleges and state community colleges, may download and reproduce the Content for distribution in the classroom. Distribution outside the classroom requires express written permission. Use for any other purpose is expressly prohibited by law and may result in civil or criminal penalties.

Links to the Website

You may create links to this website for non-commercial (personal, educational, and research) purposes only. If you wish to solicit a business relationship with the John N. Warfield Intellectual Property Trust and GMU-SCA, you need explicit written permission. While John N. Warfield Intellectual Property Trust and GMU-SCA encourages links to the website, it reserves the right to prohibit or refuse to accept any link to the Website at any time. You agree to remove any link you may have to the Website upon the request of John N. Warfield Intellectual Property Trust and GMU-SCA.

Links from the Website

This website contains links to third-party sites (Third-Party Websites). John N. Warfield Intellectual Property Trust and GMU-SCA provides these links only as a service and convenience to our visitors. We take no responsibility for the content at Third-Party Websites including, without limitation, any representation or warranty regarding the legality, accuracy, reliability, completeness, timeliness, or suitability of any content on any Third-Party Website. The link to them in no way implies an endorsement or recommendation of the products, services or information found there. “JNW-IPT/GMU-SCA” reserves the right to regularly review and re-evaluate any and all links originating from within the Website and reserves the right to terminate any link to Third-Party Websites without prior notification.

Sharing of the Content (embedding)

By using the embedded code to display audio and video Content from the Website the Embeddable Content on Third Party- Websites, you agree to be bound by the following terms:

  • Subject to the Terms of Use for the Website, John N. Warfield Intellectual Property Trust and GMU-SCA grants you a non-exclusive, non-transferable license to use the embeddable computer code to display the Embeddable Content on Third-Party Websites, you many not copy, re-publish, edit, alter, add to or use the Embeddable Content, embed code or embeddable player in any other way.
  • Al title, ownership rights and intellectual property rights in and to the Embeddable Content, and any code made available by John N. Warfield Intellectual Property Trust and GMU-SCA to embed the Embeddable Content and the embeddable player shall remain the property of John N. Warfield Intellectual Property Trust and GMU-SCA and/or its licensors.
  • The Embeddable Content is subject to same terms and conditions described in the “Links to the Website” section above.
  • The Embeddable Content is for personal use only and cannot be used in any commercial way. You many not charge visitors any fee for accessing the Embeddable Content, use the Embeddable Content as means to secure advertising, or commercialize the Embeddable Content or embeddable player in any other way.
  • You must properly attribute and create a link back to the John N. Warfield Intellectual Property Trust and GMU-SCA website on the pages of the Third-Party Websites where the Embeddable Content is displayed.
  • You may not directly or indirectly suggest any endorsement or approval by John N. Warfield Intellectual Property Trust and GMU-SCA of the Third-Party Sites displaying the Embeddable Content or any non- John N. Warfield Intellectual Property Trust and GMU-SCA entity, product or content or any views expressed within Third-Party Sites without John N. Warfield Intellectual Property Trust’s and GMU-SCA’s prior written approvals.
  • You many not use the Embeddable Content in any way that could bring the John N. Warfield Intellectual Property Trust and/or GMU-SCA into disrepute or otherwise cause any loss or damage to John N. Warfield Intellectual Property Trust and/or GMU-SCA.
  • You acknowledge that John N. Warfield Intellectual Property Trust and GMU-SCA have sole editorial control over the Embeddable Content at all times and it may change or restrict, suspend or terminate any or all Embeddable Content or your access to the Embeddable Content at any time at their sole discretion without liability.
  • You acknowledge that the Embeddable Content is made available by John N. Warfield Intellectual Property Trust and GMU-SCA on an “as is” and “as available” basis and John N. Warfield Intellectual Property Trust and GMU-SCA gives no warranty of any kind in relation to the Embeddable Content, embed code or the embeddable player.

Disclaimer of warranties

The Website and all Content are provided “as is” for information purposes only. By accessing and using the Website you acknowledge and agree that use of the Website and Content is entirely at your own risk. Where use of the Content is critical to scientific investigation, scholarly publication, or policy decisions, you are responsible for verifying the Content against primary data sources. Although John N. Warfield Intellectual Property Trust and GMU-SCA applies the highest standards to Website performance, security, and data quality, John N. Warfield Intellectual Property Trust and GMU-SCA makes no representations or warranties regarding the Website and Content, including, without limitation, no representation or warranty that”

  • The Website and/or Content will be accurate, complete, reliable, suitable or timely;
  • Any the Content, software, product, or service made available through the Website will be of suitable for any particular purpose;
  • The operation of the Website will be uninterrupted or error free;
  • Defects or errors in the Website and/or will be corrected;
  • The Website will be free from viruses or harmful components; and that
  • Communications to or from the Website will be secure or not intercepted.

Modifications to Terms of Use. John N. Warfield Intellectual Property Trust and GMU-SCA reserves the right to modify the content of these terms of use at any time and it is your responsibility to consult the terms of use on a regular basis to determine whether any modifications have been made. By using the Website, you agree to all terms and conditions. Use of the Website after such changes are posted will signify your agreement to these revised terms.

Special Conditions for International Use. Recognizing the global nature of the Internet, you agree to comply with all local rules regarding online conduct and acceptable Content. Specifically, you agree to comply with all applicable laws regarding transmission of data exported from the United States or the country in which you reside.

Indemnification. You agree to indemnify, defend, and hold harmless JNW-IP Trust and GMU-SCA, its officers, directors, employees, agents, licensors, and third party providers to the Website for and against all losses, expenses, damages, and costs, including reasonable attorneys’ fees, resulting from any violation of these Terms. JNW-IP Trust and GMU-SCA reserves the right to assume the exclusive defense and control of any matter subject to indemnification by you, in which event you will fully cooperate with JNM-IP Trust and GMU-SCA in asserting any available defenses.

Governing Law. The laws of the State of New Jersey, U.S.A., shall apply to any disputes arising out of or relating to these Terms of Use. Any and all claims arising out of or relating to these Terms and/or the Website and/or the Content will be litigated exclusively in the federal or state courts in New Jersey and you and JNW/IPT and GMU/SCA consent to personal jurisdiction in those courts.