Terms of Use

Access to and use of this site, Global Memory Net ("www.memorynet.org") is provided by Global Memory Net under the directorship of Dr. Ching-chih Chen, Simmons College and is subject to the following terms:

1. By using memorynet.org you agree to be legally bound by these terms, which shall take effect immediately on your first use of Global Memory Net. If you do not agree to be legally bound by all the following terms please do not access and/or use memorynet.org.
2. The Global Memory Net may change these terms at any time by posting changes online. Please review these terms regularly to ensure you are aware of any changes made by the Global Memory Net. Your continued use of memorynet.org after changes are posted means you agree to be legally bound by these terms as updated and/or amended.

Use of Global Memory Net

1. You may not copy, reproduce, republish, download, post, broadcast, transmit, make available to the public, or otherwise use Global Memory Net content in any way except for your own personal, non-commercial use. You also agree not to adapt, alter or create a derivative work from any Global Memory Net content except for your own personal, non-commercial use. Any other use of Global Memory Net content requires the prior written permission of the Global Memory Net.
2. You agree to use Global Memory Net only for lawful purposes, and in a way that does not infringe the rights of, restrict or inhibit anyone else's use and enjoyment of Global Memory Net. Prohibited behavior includes harassing or causing distress or inconvenience to any person, transmitting obscene or offensive content or disrupting the normal flow of dialogue within Global Memory Net.

Disclaimers and Limitation of Liability

1. Global Memory Net's content, including the information, names, images, pictures, logos and icons regarding or relating to the Global Memory Net is provided "AS IS" without any representations or any kind of warranty made (whether express or implied by law) to the extent permitted by law, including the implied warranties of satisfactory quality, fitness for a particular purpose, non-infringement, compatibility, security and accuracy.
2. Under no circumstances will the Global Memory Net be liable for any of the following losses or damage (whether such losses where foreseen, foreseeable, known or otherwise): (a) loss of data; (b) loss of revenue or anticipated profits; (c) loss of business; (d) loss of opportunity; (e) loss of goodwill or injury to reputation; (f) losses suffered by third parties; or (g) any indirect, consequential, special or exemplary damages arising from the use of Global Memory Net regardless of the form of action.
3. The Global Memory Net does not warrant that functions contained in Global Memory Net content will be uninterrupted or error free, that defects will be corrected, or that Global Memory Net or the server that makes it available are free of viruses or bugs.

Intellectual Property

The names, images and logos identifying the Global Memory Net or third parties and their products and services are subject to copyright, design rights and trade marks of the Global Memory Net and/or third parties. Nothing contained in these terms shall be construed as conferring by implication or otherwise any license or right to use any trademark, patent, design right or copyright of the Global Memory Net, or any other third party.

Contributions to Global Memory Net

1. Where you are invited to submit any contribution to Global Memory Net (including any text, photographs, graphics, video or audio) you agree, by submitting your contribution, to grant the Global Memory Net a perpetual, royalty-free, non-exclusive, sub-licensable right and license to use, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish, translate, create derivative works from, distribute, perform, play, make available to the public, and exercise all copyright and publicity rights with respect to your contribution worldwide and/or to incorporate your contribution in other works in any media now known or later developed for the full term of any rights that may exist in your contribution, and in accordance with privacy restrictions set out in the Global Memory Net 's Privacy Policy. If you do not want to grant to the Global Memory Net the rights set out above, please do not submit your contribution to Global Memory Net.
2. By submitting your contribution to Global Memory Net, you warrant that your contribution is your own original work and that you have the right to make it available to the Global Memory Net for all the purposes specified above; is not defamatory; does not infringe any law; indemnify the Global Memory Net against all legal fees, damages and other expenses that may be incurred by the Global Memory Net as a result of your breach of the above warranty; and waive any moral rights in your contribution for the purposes of its submission to and publication on Global Memory Net and the purposes specified above.
3. You understand that your contributions must be relevant to the interest of Global Memory Net, specifically in the cultural, historical and heritage areas.
4. You may not submit any defamatory or illegal material of any nature in Global Memory Net Communities. This includes text, graphics, video, programs or audio.
5. The views expressed in Global Memory Net Community areas are those of members of the public and are not necessarily those of the Global Memory Net


We advise that you do NOT reveal any personal information about yourself or anyone else (for example: telephone number, home address or email address), and please do not include postal addresses of any kind. If you have a helpful address to share, inform the host of the relevant Community area using the 'Contact Us' link, and they will promote it if they see fit.

If you're under 16:

Please get a parent's or guardian's permission before taking part in any Global Memory Net discussion. Never reveal any personal information about yourself or anyone else (for example, telephone number, home address or email address.

If you breach these Terms of Use:

1. If you fail to abide by the Global Memory Net Community Rules, your account may be placed into pre-moderation or a temporary or permanent suspension of your ability to participate in any or all Global Memory Net Community areas.
2. If you post or send offensive or inappropriate content anywhere on or to Global Memory Net, and if Global Memory Net considers such behavior to be serious and/or repeated, Global Memory Net may use whatever information that is available to it about you to stop any further such infringements. This may include informing relevant third parties such as your employer, school or email provider about the infringements.
3. The Global Memory Net reserves the right to use your contribution, or to delete any contribution, or take action against any account, at any time, for any reason.