Terms & Conditions
By using this Website, you signify your assent to these terms of service. If you do not agree to these terms of service, please do not use the site. We reserve the right, at our discretion, to change, modify, add, or remove portions of these terms at any time. Please check these terms periodically for changes. Your continued use of the Website following the posting of changes to these terms will mean you accept those changes.
Restrictions On Use Of Course Materials
Unless otherwise noted, all materials, including, but not limited to, articles, images, illustrations, designs, icons, photographs, videos and audio files that are part of the Website (collectively, the “Content”) are protected by copyright and owned, controlled or licensed by Lightstream Communication, or the party credited as the provider of the Content. You shall abide by all additional copyright notices, information or restrictions contained in any Content accessed through the Website.
No Content from the Website may be copied, reproduced, framed, hyperlinked, republished, downloaded, uploaded, posted, transmitted, or distributed in any way; provided, however, you may download, where specifically permitted, one copy of the Content on any single computer for your personal, non-commercial use only, provided you keep intact all copyright and other proprietary notices. Copying or storing of any Content for other than personal use is expressly prohibited without prior permission from Lightstream Communication or the copyright holder identified in the copyright notice contained in the Content. The trademarks, service marks and logos (including the names “Marino”, “Lightstream Communication” and the “Lightstream Communication” logo) used and displayed on this Website belong to Lightstream Communication. Nothing on this Website should be construed as granting, by implication, estoppel or otherwise, any license or right to use any trademark displayed on this Website, without the prior written permission of the trademark owner. This Website is copyrighted.
If you wish to build a hyperlink to the Website, you may do so provided you agree to cease such link upon request from Lightstream Communication. No other use is permitted without prior written permission of Lightstream Communication.
Modification of the Content or use of the Content for any other purpose is a violation of Lightstream Communication’s copyright and other proprietary rights. For purposes of these terms, the use of any Content on any other website or networked computer environment is prohibited. All trademarks, service marks and trade names are proprietary to Lightstream Communication.
If you register as a user of this Website, you will be assigned a username and password that is unique to you. You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of the username and password, and responsible for all activities that occur under your username and password. You agree to notify Lightstream Communication of any unauthorized use of your username and password or any other breach of security at [email protected].
You agree to indemnify, defend and hold Lightstream Communication harmless from any liability, loss, claim and expense, including reasonable attorneys fees, related to your violation or alleged violation of this Agreement or use of the Website.
Your right to use this Website is not transferable. Any password or right given to you to obtain information is not transferable.
Unless otherwise specified, the Content on the Website is presented solely for the purpose of promoting publications and other products available in the United States, its territories, possessions, and protectorates. The Website is controlled and operated by Lightstream Communication from its office within the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. Lightstream Communication makes no representation that Content on the Website is appropriate or available for use in other locations. Those who choose to access the Website from other locations do so on their own initiative and are responsible for establishing the usability or correctness of any information or Content under any or all jurisdictions and the compliance of that information or Content with local laws, if and to the extent local laws are applicable.
These terms are effective until terminated by either party. You may terminate these terms at any time by destroying all Content obtained from any and all Website(s) and all related documentation and all copies and installations thereof, whether made under these terms or otherwise. The privileges granted to you by these terms, including the maintenance of a member account, will terminate immediately without notice from LIGHTSTREAM COMMUNICATION if, in LIGHTSTREAM COMMUNICATION’s sole discretion, you fail to comply with any provision of these terms. Upon termination, you must destroy all Content obtained from the Website and all copies thereof, whether made under these terms or otherwise. LIGHTSTREAM COMMUNICATION may take such further action as LIGHTSTREAM COMMUNICATION determines to be appropriate under the circumstances to eliminate or preclude repeat violations, and LIGHTSTREAM COMMUNICATION shall not be liable for any damages of any nature suffered by any customer, user, or any third party resulting in whole or in part from LIGHTSTREAM COMMUNICATION’s exercise of its rights under these terms and conditions.
THE CONTENT IN THE WEBSITE IS PROVIDED “AS IS” AND WITHOUT WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED. TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMISSIBLE PURSUANT TO APPLICABLE LAW, LIGHTSTREAM COMMUNICATION DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. LIGHTSTREAM COMMUNICATION DOES NOT WARRANT THAT THE FUNCTIONS CONTAINED IN THE CONTENT WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR-FREE, THAT DEFECTS WILL BE CORRECTED, OR THAT THE WEBSITE OR THE SERVER(S) THAT MAKES THE WEBSITE AVAILABLE ARE FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS. LIGHTSTREAM COMMUNICATION DOES NOT WARRANT OR MAKE ANY REPRESENTATIONS REGARDING THE USE OR THE RESULTS OF THE USE OF THE CONTENT ON THE WEBSITE IN TERMS OF ITS CORRECTNESS, ACCURACY, RELIABILITY, OR OTHERWISE. YOU (AND NOT LIGHTSTREAM COMMUNICATION) ASSUME THE ENTIRE COST OF ALL NECESSARY SERVICING, REPAIR, OR CORRECTION. APPLICABLE LAW MAY NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OF IMPLIED WARRANTIES, SO THE ABOVE EXCLUSION MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.
Limitation of Liability
UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, NEGLIGENCE, SHALL LIGHTSTREAM COMMUNICATION BE LIABLE FOR ANY SPECIAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES THAT RESULT FROM THE USE OF, OR THE INABILITY TO USE, THE CONTENT ON THE WEBSITE, EVEN IF LIGHTSTREAM COMMUNICATION OR A LIGHTSTREAM COMMUNICATION AUTHORIZED REPRESENTATIVE HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. APPLICABLE LAW MAY NOT ALLOW THE LIMITATION OR EXCLUSION OF LIABILITY OR INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, SO THE ABOVE LIMITATION OR EXCLUSION MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU. IN NO EVENT SHALL LIGHTSTREAM COMMUNICATION’S TOTAL LIABILITY TO YOU FOR ALL DAMAGES, LOSSES, AND CAUSES OF ACTION (WHETHER IN CONTRACT, TORT (INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, NEGLIGENCE), OR OTHERWISE) EXCEED THE AMOUNT PAID BY YOU, IF ANY, FOR ACCESSING THE WEBSITE.
Not Legal Advice
The Content contained on the Website has been prepared by LIGHTSTREAM COMMUNICATION as a service to its readers and the Internet community and is not intended to constitute legal advice. LIGHTSTREAM COMMUNICATION has used reasonable efforts in collecting, preparing and providing quality information and material, but does not warrant or guarantee the accuracy, completeness, adequacy or currency of the information contained on or linked to the Website. Users of information from the Website or links do so at their own risk.
Any reference made by the Website to any specific commercial product, process, or service (or provider of such product, process or service) by trade name, trademark, hyperlink, or otherwise, does not constitute or imply an endorsement, recommendation, or favoring by LIGHTSTREAM COMMUNICATION. Content on the Website may be provided by third parties and users. Any opinions, advice, statements, services, offers or other information expressed or made available by third parties, including information providers, users or others, are those of the respective author(s) or distributor(s) and do not necessarily state or reflect those of LIGHTSTREAM COMMUNICATION.
Links to Other Websites and Services
To the extent that the Website contains links to outside services and resources, LIGHTSTREAM COMMUNICATION does not control the availability and content of those outside services and resources. Any concerns regarding any such service or resource, or any link thereto, should be directed to the particular service or resource.
These terms shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. You agree that any action at law or in equity arising out of or relating to these terms shall be filed only in the state or federal courts located in Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and you hereby consent and submit to the personal jurisdiction of such courts for the purposes of litigating any such action. If any provision of these terms shall be unlawful, void, or for any reason unenforceable, then that provision shall be deemed severable from these terms and shall not affect the validity and enforceability of any remaining provisions. You agree that regardless of any law or statute to the contrary, any claim or cause of action arising out of or relating to the Website and these Terms of Service must be filed within one (1) year of the date the cause of action arose, or be barred as untimely. This is the entire Agreement between us relating to the subject matter herein and shall not be modified except as provided herein or in writing, signed by LIGHTSTREAM COMMUNICATION. To the extent that anything in or associated with the Website is in conflict or inconsistent with this Agreement, this Agreement shall take precedence. LIGHTSTREAM COMMUNICATION’s failure to enforce any provision of this Agreement shall not be deemed a waiver of such provision nor of the right to enforce such provision.
If there is a technical problem caused by Lightstream Communication, a full credit will be granted. However, the course will have to be redone at a later date.