Policies and Guidelines
Conditioned on the fact that you accept all terms and conditions as set forth in the AFM website, you have the explicit permission to use and access the website.
Specific content on the AFM website is specifically designated to be downloaded for only educational purpose. Teaching staff, librarians, administrators and other staff of any such educational institution or educational providers, i.e. leaders or representatives of school programs are explicitly allowed to download, use, print, and in turn partake in reproduction and distribution of educational content for such related purposes. AFM extends the advantage of such educational content for students; it doesn’t sanction this website’s content for the benefit of commercial institution or advantage.
Any content used for any such purpose must maintain an unchanged copyright or proprietary notices, incorporating such attributes of AFM as a primary source for such uses. Content cannot be framed, reused, or re-posted on any other computer network or network, without explicit approval from the AFM website, regardless of its use as educational material.
AFM has the right to prevent or remove the rights of access to any material of any users, at its exclusive discretion, wholly or partly, for any objective or no objective, embodying any material it considers a violations of the AFM standards.
AFM has the objective of safeguarding the copyrights consisting of complying with take-down processes which are in coherence with the Digital Millennium Copyright Act, 17 U.S.C. § 512 or DMCA.
For more clarification, DMCA notification should be issued to only the copyright agent; any further feedback, request or comments should be handled by the technical support. Furthermore, communications should be handled by the AFM customer service representatives through their online platform firstname.lastname@example.org. You acknowledge in case of failure to comply with mentioned requirements of Section 5(D), the notices issued by the DMCA will not hold their validity.
If the copyright agent receives the counter-notification, AFM has the right to send a copy of that counter-notice to the party that complained, notifying that person that the website may remove or replace the content or stop the disablement of the user submission in 10 business days. Apart from the copyright owner filing an action and seeking a court order against the member, user or content provider, the blocked content can be replaced or result in restoration of its access, in 10-14 business days after the reception of the counter-notice, at AFM’s solitary discretion.
The user’s access to the AFM Web site may be terminated by the AFM at its sole discretion.
You acknowledge and accept that your utilization of the AFM website shall be at your own peril. AFM, its agents, officers, employees and directors, at its maximum extent permissible by law, disclaim all kinds of warrantied, implied or thereof expressed, in relation to the website and your employment of it hereby. AFM makes no pledge or warranties regarding the completeness or correctness of the contents of this website or any website’s content in connection the AFM website, and therefore assumes no responsibility or liability for:
AFM, its directors, officers, agents and employees, in no event whatsoever, shall be responsible or liable for an indirect, direct, incidental, punitive, consequential or special impairment as a result of any:
The AFM website is offered and controlled inall its entirety by AFM via its facilities in the United States of America. AFM makes no warranties that its website is available or appropriate for employment in other regions or locations. Those who are accessing the AFM website from other locations should do so at their own peril and are fully responsible for deference to the local law.
You are in agreement to the fact that any dispute originating from, in relation with or connected in any manner to this agreement shall be resolved and further construed in adherence with legal obligations as presented by the District of Columbia, maintaining exclusivity to the selection of legal principles. Such disputed shall face litigation in the federal or local courts of law in the District of Columbia, in addition to the personal authority of any agent that you consent to. You also acknowledge and accept that the solution for a violation of this agreement, including infringement of intellectual and personal property rights or unauthorized access shall result in the presentation of damages which are equivalent to statutory damages, hereby recoverable given under the United States Copyright Act, 17 U.S.C. § 501 et seq. (the “Act”), heedless the content is safeguarded by the legal boundaries of the Act or has been registered properly or in a prompt manner under the jurisdiction of the Act, and heedless of either you are located in the United States of not. YOU ALSO ACCEPT THAT AN ENGENDERING OF ACTION AGAINST THE AFM RESULTING OF OR IN RELATION WITH THE AFM ONLINE PLATFORM MUST WITHIN A YEAR AFTER THE ENGENDERING OF ACTION CUMULATES. OR ELSE, SUCH ACTION IS ABIDINGLY BARRED.