Terms of Use

  1. Your Agreement with ADVANCEDTHINKER.COM

These terms make up an agreement between ADVANCEDTHINKER.com, any individuals or companies affiliated with or which succeed it (“ADVANCEDTHINKER.COM”), and you. These Terms apply to your use of the ADVANCEDTHINKER.COM website, service applications, products and content provided by ADVANCEDTHINKER.COM (the “ADVANCEDTHINKER.COM Services”), globally, in existence now or in the future. You acknowledge that prior to using the ADVANCEDTHINKER.COM Services you have read these Terms carefully and agree to be bound by them. These Terms control your use of the ADVANCEDTHINKER.COM Services even if they are inconsistent with other information you have read. Please don’t use ADVANCEDTHINKER.COM Services if you don’t agree with these Terms (as well as all other policies and rules that ADVANCEDTHINKER.COM has posted on its website or provided to you).

You further acknowledge that these Terms may be amended. If this occurs, ADVANCEDTHINKER.COM will give you reasonable advance notice on the ADVANCEDTHINKER.COM website so that you can review the amendments and terminate your account within the notice period if you don’t agree to them. If you don’t terminate your account by the time the amendments go into effect, your continued use of the ADVANCEDTHINKER.COM Services will be subject to the amended

Terms.

You also acknowledge that if you are using the ADVANCEDTHINKER.COM Services, you are not over the age of 13 and agree that your use of the ADVANCEDTHINKER.COM Services will not violate any law or regulation. If you are below the age of 13, stop reading now (since ADVANCEDTHINKER.COM does not allow you to use ADVANCEDTHINKER.COM Services and will terminate your profile and registration when it discovers you are underage). ADVANCEDTHINKER.COM will also terminate the profile and services of anyone who violates these Terms.

By using AdvancedThinker.com you agree to the terms below.

  1. Your Account with ADVANCEDTHINKER.COM

Before using ADVANCEDTHINKER.COM Services, you may at some time give us some basic background information. By completing a form on this website, it constitutes an acknowledgement that you will use the ADVANCEDTHINKER.COM Services for your own personal purposes. You also agree that you will not copy or distribute the ADVANCEDTHINKER.COM Services in any medium unless we know about it and you use our technology to do so.

We hope that you are interested in using our services. You agree not to alter or change the ADVANCEDTHINKER.COM Services other than as needed to make them work for you. Your use of the ADVANCEDTHINKER.COM Services allows us to include your user name and descriptions of Your Content (as defined below) in a directory or promotions on the ADVANCEDTHINKER.COM website, and to display visual material simultaneously with the delivery of Your Content if it is transmitted audibly.

As a company committed to improving the world of podcasting, we strive to create innovations that make a difference in our users’ lives and have gone to great lengths to deliver them. If you are in a business similar to ADVANCEDTHINKER.COM’s, please do not register for the ADVANCEDTHINKER.COM Services. By registering with us or continuing to use the ADVANCEDTHINKER.COM Services, you acknowledge that you are not a contractor, or an affiliate, employee or owner of a podcast hosting, streaming, syndication, measurement, or monetization service provider. You also acknowledge and agree that you will not disclose information to other parties about ADVANCEDTHINKER.COM’s business processes and technologies, and that you will not attempt to recreate ADVANCEDTHINKER.COM’s business processes.

  1. Basic ADVANCEDTHINKER.COM Services are Free!

ADVANCEDTHINKER.COM Services is free. If we ever decide to charge you in the future for basic ADVANCEDTHINKER.COM Services, we will let you know ahead of time.

  1. ADVANCEDTHINKER.COM’s License

As sole owner of Your Content, you grant us the right to use it. In other words, you grant ADVANCEDTHINKER.COM (and any of its affiliated companies, licensees or assignees) a perpetual, royalty-free, non-exclusive right and license on a world-wide basis to transmit, perform and publicly display digitally, distribute and syndicate Your Content for all purposes, to the extent permitted by law. This will allow ADVANCEDTHINKER.COM to transmit, on a world-wide basis, and permit its end users (and other internet website operators and their end users) to access Your Content on the ADVANCEDTHINKER.COM website and applications, affiliated services and syndication channels. Except for the rights expressly granted in this paragraph, ADVANCEDTHINKER.COM does not gain any further interest in or right to use Your Content, all of which shall remain solely with you.

The content of your webcasts is always 100% owned by you, but AdvancedThinker.com has permission to use the content you publish here.

  1. Content of Podcasts

By using the ADVANCEDTHINKER.COM Services, you acknowledge and agree that with respect to Your Content created or uploaded to the ADVANCEDTHINKER.COM platform:

You own the content or have the right to use it. In other words, you either created Your Content yourself or are legally entitled to use it publicly. This means that if you don’t own Your Content, you have obtained all licenses to use it that may be required under the Digital Millennium Copyright Act, United States Copyright Law, and any other applicable copyright laws, and your use of the content doesn’t conflict with any other licenses that you may have granted. This also means that you have the written permission of any identifiable person included in Your Content to use his or her name or likeness, and that you either own or control all rights to any musical or sound recording that you use. If for some reason ADVANCEDTHINKER.COM asks to see it, you agree to provide ADVANCEDTHINKER.COM with all documents proving that you own or have the right to use the content in Your Content.

You are responsible for and assume all risks associated with Your Content. You agree to take responsibility for Your Content, whether contributed by you or under your authority, including the content that is contributed by any guest or contributor. You agree to warn listeners of any explicit content in Your Content, including profanity or subject matter that might not be suitable for all ages.

You agree to make sure that Your Content is truthful, bug-free and doesn’t violate anyone’s rights. You agree that Your Audio Content will not contain any material that:

  • is obscene, indecent, offensive, libelous, hateful, racially or ethnically offensive, defamatory, unreasonably violent, threatening, intimidating, harassing, or features any illegal or pornographic content (including child pornography);
  • is false or makes untrue statements that could damage anyone, including your listeners;
  • contains any viruses, Trojan horses, worms, or other disabling devices or harmful things intended to damage, detrimentally interfere with, or secretly intercept or copy any system, data or personal information;
  • advocates or encourages any illegal or potentially illegal activity, including pyramid schemes;
  • is not spam, is not machine- or randomly-generated, and does not contain unethical or unwanted commercial content designed to drive traffic to third party sites or boost the search engine rankings of third party sites, or to further unlawful acts (such as phishing) or mislead recipients as to the source of the material (such as spoofing);
  • is getting advertised via unwanted electronic messages such as spam links on newsgroups, email lists, other blogs and web sites, and similar unsolicited, or machine generated traffic promotion methods;
  • is not presented in a manner that misleads your readers into thinking that you are another person or company; and
  • infringes on anyone’s intellectual property or other legal rights;
  • violates anyone’s privacy, or impersonates another person;
  • gives rise to any civil liability or violates the law; or
  • violates the acceptable use policies of any networks, machines, or services that are accessed through the ADVANCEDTHINKER.COM website.

ADVANCEDTHINKER.COM has the right to refuse to transmit any portion of Your Content that is prohibited by these Terms. ADVANCEDTHINKER.COM will be paying attention to Your Content to make sure you abide by these Terms. If ADVANCEDTHINKER.COM deems Your Content to be in violation of these Terms or finds it objectionable for any reason, we will not transmit Your Content.

ADVANCEDTHINKER.COM’s owned content is off limits. Except for Your Content, ADVANCEDTHINKER.COM owns from third parties the text, software, graphics, photos, sounds, videos, interactive features, and all related trademarks, service marks and logos on the ADVANCEDTHINKER.COM website. This content is provided to you AS IS for your information and personal use only, and you may not copy or reproduce it in any way without ADVANCEDTHINKER.COM’s prior written consent. ADVANCEDTHINKER.COM (and any other owners of this content) reserve all rights not expressly granted in this content and the ADVANCEDTHINKER.COM website.

Don’t publish content owned by others unless you have written permission. Also no plagiarism, spam, viruses, porn or any content that hurts listeners please.

  1. Content Access Rules

ADVANCEDTHINKER.COM has worked to develop a unique and useful platform, and we are protective of it. We ask that your use of the ADVANCEDTHINKER.COM Services take this into account. You may not use any “deep-link”, “page-scrape”, “robot”, “spider” or other automatic device, program, algorithm or methodology, or any similar or equivalent manual process, to access, acquire, copy or monitor any portion of the ADVANCEDTHINKER.COM website or its content except via ADVANCEDTHINKER.COM RSS Feeds and application programming interfaces. This rule does not apply to you if you are operating a search engine that is an exposed public web service designed solely to help discover and direct users to the ADVANCEDTHINKER.COM website and the content created by our creator community.

When downloading audio content from the ADVANCEDTHINKER.COM website or ADVANCEDTHINKER.COM RSS Feeds, you may not cache the ADVANCEDTHINKER.COM RSS Feeds or linked audio content in a way that would obscure the actual download activity of users within your application. You are also prohibited from in any way reproducing or circumventing the navigational structure or presentation of the ADVANCEDTHINKER.COM website or any of its content. You acknowledge and agree not to obtain (or attempt to obtain) any materials, documents or information from the ADVANCEDTHINKER.COM website through any means not purposely made available by ADVANCEDTHINKER.COM.

Please use the platform in the way it is intended to be used.

  1. Contacting Us

If you need to write to us, please use our CONTACT US page.

  1. Responsible Disclosures

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  1. LEGAL

Proprietary Information and Confidentiality: You acknowledge and agree that ADVANCEDTHINKER.COM or its licensees are the sole owners of the services, operations, software, products, business methods and processes, tools, sales information, algorithms, search engines, search indices, and any advertisement insertion software used in connection with the ADVANCEDTHINKER.COM website (the “ADVANCEDTHINKER.COM Business Products”), including, without limitation, all intellectual property rights therein, and that you will not acquire any rights in the ADVANCEDTHINKER.COM Business Products except as expressly set forth in these Terms. You retain ownership of all of your trademarks, trade names, logos and other intellectual property contained in Your Content, and ADVANCEDTHINKER.COM shall not acquire any rights therein.

Information that ADVANCEDTHINKER.COM or you obtain about the other in connection with the ADVANCEDTHINKER.COM Services, including, without limitation, information concerning operations, processes, business methods, tools, software, algorithms, search engines, search indices, products, services, policies, sales information and other such information deemed privileged in the judgment of the respective party, is to remain confidential and proprietary to the party which it concerns, except to the extent necessary for either party to disclose matters concerning the ADVANCEDTHINKER.COM Services to the other.

Choice of Law/Arbitration: The interpretation and enforcement of these Terms and the resulting agreement between you and ADVANCEDTHINKER.COM shall be governed by the laws of the State of Virginia, without regard to its conflicts of laws principles. You and ADVANCEDTHINKER.COM agree that any and all disputes arising out of or related to these Terms and our agreement shall be resolved solely through binding arbitration pursuant to the provisions of this paragraph 13 and the then-current rules of the American Arbitration Association (to the extent not inconsistent with this paragraph). Any arbitration will be final and binding, and the arbitrator’s order will be entered and enforceable in any court of competent jurisdiction. The arbitrator will be chosen within thirty (30) days of the date that any issue is submitted to arbitration (the “Submission Date”), discovery (if any) will be completed within sixty (60) days after the Submission Date, the arbitration hearing will occur within ninety (90) days after the Submission Date, and the arbitrator must render his or her decision, in writing, within thirty (30) days after the conclusion of the arbitration hearing.

Remedy: Your sole remedy for any breach by ADVANCEDTHINKER.COM of these Terms or our agreement shall be the commencement of an arbitration proceeding for money damages, if any. In no event shall you be entitled to injunctive or other equitable relief based on any act or omission of ADVANCEDTHINKER.COM, or any breach of these Terms or by ADVANCEDTHINKER.COM.

Entire Agreement: These Terms and our agreement in accordance therewith constitute the entire understanding of the parties with respect to the subject matter hereof. There are no understandings, agreements, conditions or representations, oral or written, express or implied, with reference to the subject matter hereof, that are not merged herein, expressly referenced herein, or superseded hereby.

Independent Contractor/No Employment Relationship: Nothing contained in these Terms or our agreement shall be construed as creating any agency, partnership, joint venture or other form of joint enterprise between you and ADVANCEDTHINKER.COM. You further agree that you are not an employee of ADVANCEDTHINKER.COM and that no employer-employee relationship of any kind whatsoever exists between you and ADVANCEDTHINKER.COM.

Severability: These Terms and the provisions of our agreement are independent of each other and the invalidity of any term, provision or a portion thereof shall not affect the validity or enforceability of any other term or provision. In the event that any particular term or provision is found to be invalid or unenforceable, such term or provision shall be deemed to have been replaced with a valid and enforceable term or provision that approximates as closely as possible the intent of the parties as reflected in the original term or provision.

No Waiver: Any delay or failure on the part of ADVANCEDTHINKER.COM to enforce any rights hereunder to which it may be entitled shall not be construed as a waiver of the right and privilege to do so at any subsequent time.

Indemnification: You indemnify and hold harmless ADVANCEDTHINKER.COM, and the officers, directors, employees, partners, principals, agents and representatives of ADVANCEDTHINKER.COM, from, against and in respect of any and all demands, claims, actions, causes of action, liabilities, losses and expenses, including reasonable attorneys’ fees, arising out of or relating to (a) your participation in or use of the ADVANCEDTHINKER.COM website or any of the websites, facilities, software, transmission capabilities, or services of ADVANCEDTHINKER.COM; (b) any breach by you of any of these Terms, or of any covenant, representation or warranty made by you in our agreement; (c) any claims that Your Content or other use of the ADVANCEDTHINKER.COM website or ADVANCEDTHINKER.COM Services violates the intellectual property rights of any third parties, defames any third parties, constitutes impermissible hate speech or otherwise violates any rights of free speech or any other rights of any third parties; and (d) any portion of Your Content created or hosted by you or under your authority, including the content that you generate as well as any content contributed in any manner by any guest or caller. This defense and indemnification obligation will survive any termination of our agreement and your use of the ADVANCEDTHINKER.COM website or the ADVANCEDTHINKER.COM Services.

Survival: All provisions which must survive in order to give effect to their meaning shall survive any expiration or earlier termination of our agreement, including, without limitation all of your representations, warranties and indemnification obligations.

Disclaimer of Warranties; Limitation of Liability:

THE ADVANCEDTHINKER.COM SERVICES, ADVANCEDTHINKER.COM RSS FEEDS, INFORMATION, CONTENT, AUDIO TRANSMISSIONS OR OTHER DATA OF ANY KIND OR NATURE MADE AVAILABLE AT THE ADVANCEDTHINKER.COM WEBSITE (COLLECTIVELY, “INFORMATION”) ARE PROVIDED “AS IS”, AND ALL REPRESENTATIONS AND WARRANTIES, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED ARE DISCLAIMED, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION, WARRANTIES OF TITLE, NON-INFRINGEMENT, MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. ADVANCEDTHINKER.COM MAKES NO WARRANTY, REPRESENTATION OR GUARANTY AS TO THE CONTENT, SEQUENCE, ACCURACY, TIMELINESS OR COMPLETENESS OF THE ADVANCEDTHINKER.COM WEBSITE OR THE INFORMATION OR THAT THE INFORMATION MAY BE RELIED UPON FOR ANY REASON. ADVANCEDTHINKER.COM MAKES NO WARRANTY, REPRESENTATION OR GUARANTY THAT USE OF THE ADVANCEDTHINKER.COM WEBSITE, ADVANCEDTHINKER.COM RSS REEDS, ADVANCEDTHINKER.COM SERVICES OR THE INFORMATION WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED, SECURE, VIRUS-FREE OR ERROR-FREE OR THAT ANY DEFECTS CAN BE CORRECTED. YOU SPECIFICALLY ACKNOWLEDGE THAT ADVANCEDTHINKER.COM SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR CONTENT SUBMITTED BY USERS OF THE ADVANCEDTHINKER.COM WEBSITE OR THE DEFAMATORY, OFFENSIVE, OR ILLEGAL CONDUCT OF ANY THIRD PARTY AND THAT THE RISK OF HARM OR DAMAGE FROM THE FOREGOING AS IT RELATES TO YOUR CONTENT RESTS ENTIRELY WITH YOU.

WITHOUT LIMITING THE FOREGOING PROVISIONS OF THIS SECTION, ADVANCEDTHINKER.COM SHALL HAVE NO LIABILITY FOR ANY LOSSES OR INJURIES, WHETHER IN CONTRACT, TORT, WARRANTY OR OTHERWISE, OR FOR ANY LOST PROFITS OR DIRECT, INDIRECT, SPECIAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES RESULTING, IN WHOLE OR IN PART, FROM:

  • COM’s actions, omissions or negligence, or for contingencies beyond its control, in procuring, compiling, or delivering the Information, the ADVANCEDTHINKER.COM website or the ADVANCEDTHINKER.COM Services;
  • any errors, omissions, or inaccuracies in the Information regardless of how caused, or delays or interruptions in delivery of the Information;
  • any decision made or action taken or not taken in reliance upon the Information furnished in connection with the ADVANCEDTHINKER.COM website, whether such Information is posted;
  • your use of, or reliance on the Information, or from the use by you of the internet generally;
  • your use of, or the inability to use, the ADVANCEDTHINKER.COM Services or the ADVANCEDTHINKER.COM website, even if ADVANCEDTHINKER.COM has been advised of the possibility of such damages;
  • any unauthorized access to or use of ADVANCEDTHINKER.COM’s servers and/or any and all personal information and/or financial information stored therein; and
  • any bugs, viruses, Trojan horses, or the like, which may be transmitted to or through the ADVANCEDTHINKER.COM website by any third party; and
  • your exposure via the ADVANCEDTHINKER.COM website to programs and other content that are inaccurate, offensive, indecent, or objectionable.networks.

You agree you will comply with any codes of conduct, policies or other notices it provides you or publishes in connection with the Service, and you shall promptly notify us if you learn of a security breach related to the Service.