What are the legal provisions for protection of the PeaceCorpsOnline.org Web Site?.

Peace Corps Online: Frequently Asked Questions: What are the legal provisions for protection of the PeaceCorpsOnline.org Web Site?.

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1. Peace Corps Online Content

1.1 The contents of Peace Corps Online (http://PeaceCorpsOnline.org) Internet service are intended for the personal, noncommercial use of its Users. All materials published on Peace Corps Online (including, but not limited to, feature articles, photographs, images, illustrations, audio clips and video clips, also known as "The Content") are protected by copyright and owned or controlled by Peace Corps Online (PeaceCorpsOnline.org), or the party credited as the provider of the content, software or other materials. User shall abide by all additional copyright notices, information or restrictions contained in any Content accessed through the website.

1.2 Peace Corps Online is protected by copyright as a collective work and/or compilation, pursuant to U.S. copyright laws, international conventions and other copyright laws. User may not modify, publish, transmit, participate in the transfer or sale of, reproduce, create derivative works from, distribute, perform, display or in any way exploit any of the Content, software, materials or Service, in whole or in part.

1.3 User may not download or copy the Content and other downloadable items displayed on this website for personal use. User shall not store any significant portion of any Content owned by or licensed to Peace Corps Online in any form. If you are an owner of intellectual property who believes their intellectual property has been improperly posted or distributed via this website, please notify Peace Corps Online.

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The material in this website could include technical inaccuracies or other errors. The User's use and browsing of the website is at the User's risk. Neither Peace Corps Online nor any other party involved in creating, producing or delivering the website shall be liable for any direct, incidental, consequential, indirect or punitive damages arising out of the User's access to, or use of, the website. Peace Corps Online does not warrant that the functional aspects of the website will be uninterrupted or error free, or that this website or the server that makes it available are free of viruses or other harmful components. Please note that some jurisdictions may not allow the exclusion of implied warranties, so some of the above exclusions may not apply to particular Users. Peace Corps Online reserves the right to make changes to this website at any time without notice.

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