Modification of the Agreement
Eligibility, Registration, Access, and Termination
The https://hub.ki site is limited to educational and research activities. Posting of spam messages or other commercial advertisements is a violation of these terms and may result in termination of your account.
Certain portions of https://hub.ki are limited to registered users and/or allow a user to participate in online services by entering personal information. You agree that any information provided to https://hub.ki in these areas will be complete and accurate, and that you will neither register under the name of nor attempt to enter https://hub.ki under the name of another person or entity.
You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your user ID and password, if any, and for restricting access to your computer, and you agree to accept responsibility for all activities that occur under your account or password. https://hub.ki does not authorize use of your User ID by third-parties.
Privacy and Confidentiality
We respect your privacy. We will only use your personal identification information to support and manage your use of https://hub.ki, including the use of tracking cookies to facilitate https://hub.ki security procedures. Knowinnovation Inc., and https://hub.ki sponsors regularly request https://hub.ki usages statistics and other information. Usage of https://hub.ki is monitored and usage statistics are collected and reported on a regular basis. https://hub.ki also reserves the right to contact you to request additional information or to keep you updated on changes to https://hub.ki. You may opt out of receiving newsletters and other non-essential communications. No information that would identify you personally will be provided to sponsors or third parties without your permission.
All information posted or stored on https://hub.ki is potentially available to all other users of https://hub.ki. Knowinnovation Inc., and https://hub.ki disclaim any responsibility or capability for the preservation of confidentiality of such information. Do not post or store information on https://hub.ki if you expect to or are obligated to protect the confidentiality of that information.
You are responsible at all times for using https://hub.ki in a manner that is legal, ethical, and not to the detriment of others. Quotas for disk storage, job submissions, and other limited resources are strictly enforced. You may request an increase in your quota, but attempting to circumvent your quota is unethical and may lead to a termination of your account. You agree to delete unused files and acknowledge that if you fail to do so, the files may be deleted for you. You agree that you will not:
- Use email addresses obtained or accessed through https://hub.ki to transmit the same or substantially similar unsolicited message to multiple recipients without a valid purpose specifically related to the research and education mission of https://hub.ki;
- Use https://hub.ki to commit a criminal offense or to encourage others to conduct that would constitute a criminal offense or give rise to a civil liability;
- Violate any applicable law;
- Post or transmit any unlawful, threatening, libelous, harassing, defamatory, vulgar, obscene, pornographic, profane, or otherwise objectionable content;
- Use https://hub.ki to impersonate other parties or entities;
- Use https://hub.ki to upload any content that contains a software virus, "Trojan Horse" or any other computer code, files, or programs that may alter, damage, or interrupt the functionality of https://hub.ki or the hardware or software of any other person who accesses https://hub.ki;
- Upload, post, email, or otherwise transmit any materials that you do not have a right to transmit under any law or under a contractual relationship;
- Alter, damage, or delete any content posted on https://hub.ki;
- Disrupt the normal flow of communication in any way;
- Claim a relationship with or speak for any business, association, or other organization for which you are not authorized to claim such a relationship;
- Post or transmit any unsolicited advertising, promotional materials, or other forms of solicitation;
- Post any material that infringes or violates the intellectual property rights of another.
THE hubki AND ANY INFORMATION, PRODUCTS OR SERVICES ON IT ARE PROVIDED "AS IS" WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. Knowinnovation Inc., and https://hub.ki do not warrant, and hereby disclaim any warranties, either express or implied, with respect to the accuracy, adequacy or completeness of any good, service, or information obtained from https://hub.ki. Knowinnovation Inc. does not warrant that https://hub.ki will operate in an uninterrupted or error-free manner or that https://hub.ki is free of viruses or other harmful components. Use of https://hub.ki is at your own risk.
You agree that https://hub.ki and its administrator, Knowinnovation Inc., shall have no liability for any consequential, indirect, punitive, special or incidental damages, whether foreseeable or unforeseeable (including, but not limited to, claims for defamation, errors, loss of data, or interruption in availability of data), arising out of or relating to your use of https://hub.ki or any resource that you access through https://hub.ki.
The https://hub.ki site hosts content from a number of authors. The statements and views of these authors are theirs alone, and do not reflect the stances or policies of Knowinnovation Inc., or their sponsors, nor does their posting imply the endorsement of Knowinnovation Inc., or their sponsors.
Choice of Law/Forum Selection/Attorney Fees
You agree that any dispute arising out of or relating to https://hub.ki, whether based in contract, tort, statutory or other law, will be governed by federal law and by the laws of New York State, excluding its conflicts of law provisions. You further consent to the personal jurisdiction of and exclusive venue in the federal and state courts located in and serving Erie County, New York as the exclusive legal forums for any such dispute.