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These Terms constitute the entire agreement (all sections and information contained in or throughout the www.GreatOracle.com/policies.htm web page(s)) between Great Oracle and you (the "Agreement") with respect to your use of the Site. Any cause of action you may have with respect to your use of the Site must be commenced within one (1) year after the claim or cause of action arises. If for any reason a court of competent jurisdiction finds any provision of the Terms, to be unenforceable, that provision shall be enforced to the maximum extent permissible so as to effect the intent of the Agreement, and the remainder of this Agreement shall continue in full force and effect.
1. POLICY DISCLAIMER AND CHANGE NOTICE:
Great Oracle cannot and does not guarantee or warrant that any files available for downloading thought this site and subsidiary sites or other Great Oracle holdings will be free of infection or viruses, worms, Trojan horses or other code that manifest contaminating or destructive properties. You are responsible for implementing sufficient procedures to satisfy your particular requirements for accuracy of data and output. You assume total responsibility and risk for your use of the site.
The materials and information contained on this site and subsidiary sites may contain technical inaccuracies and /or typographical errors. Great Oracle Does not warrant the accuracy or completeness of the materials or the reliability of any advice, opinion, statement or other information displayed or distributed through the site. You acknowledge that any reliance on any such opinion, advice, statement, memorandum or information shall be at your sole risk. Great Oracle Reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to correct any errors or omissions in any portion of the site. Great Oracle May make any other changes to the site, the materials and the products, programs, services or prices (if any) described in the site at any time without notice.
This site and all other sites owned and operated by Great Oracle Inc. and the information and materials on the site are provided “as-is” and Great Oracle does not make any express or implied warranties, representations, or endorsements whatsoever including, without limitation warranties of title or non-infringement, or the implied warranties of merchantability or fitness for any particular purpose with regard to the site, any merchandise, information or service provided through the site and Great Oracle shall not be liable for any cost or damage arising either directly or indirectly from any such transaction. Some jurisdictions do not allow for the exclusion of implied warrantees, so the above exclusions may not apply to you.
2. TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF USE:
Information on Terms and Conditions of Use
Updated: Sunday, May 19, 2015 - 2:00 p.m. Pacific Time
PLEASE READ THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF USE ("TERMS") CAREFULLY. BY ACCESSING THIS WEB SITE AND ANY PAGES OR MATERIALS CONTAINED IN THIS WEB SITE, YOU AGREE TO BE BOUND BY THE TERMS SET FORTH BELOW. IF YOU DO NOT AGREE TO ALL OF THE TERMS SET FORTH BELOW, PLEASE DO NOT ACCESS THIS WEB SITE, OR ANY ASSOCIATED PAGES OR MATERIALS.
This Web site (the "Site") is owned and operated by Great Oracle Information Sales and Services, Inc. ("Great Oracle"). The pages and materials contained on this Site are the property of Great Oracle or are owned by a third party and are used by Great Oracle under license. Great Oracle reserves the right at its sole discretion to change, modify, add, or remove any portion of this Site or these Terms, in whole or in part, at any time and for any reason. Changes to these Terms will be effective when posted. You agree to review these Terms periodically to be aware of any changes. Your continued use of this Site after any changes to the Terms will be considered acceptance of those changes. These Terms govern your use of this Site. In the event that you do not comply with these Terms, Great Oracle may, its sole discretion and without notice, block or restrict your access to this Site and/or pursue legal action against you for any alleged or actual violation of these Terms or governing law.
3. ACCEPTANCE OF TERMS.
4. DESCRIPTION OF SERVICES:
Through its network of Web properties, Great Oracle provides you with access to a variety of resources, including Information articles, links to external resources, download areas, communication forums and product information (collectively "Services") The Services, including any updates, enhancements, new features, and/or the addition of any new Web properties, are subject to the TOU.
5. PERSONAL AND NON-COMMERCIAL USE LIMITATIONS:
Unless otherwise specified, the Services are for your personal and non-commercial use. You may not modify, copy, distribute, transmit, display, perform, reproduce, publish, license, create derivative works from, transfer, or sell any information, software, products or services obtained from the Services.
6. NO UNLAWFUL OR PROHIBITED USE:
As a condition of your use of the Services, you will not use the Services for any purpose that is unlawful or prohibited by these terms, conditions, and notices. You may not use the Services in any manner that could damage, disable, overburden, or impair any Great Oracle server, or the network(s) connected to any Great Oracle server, or interfere with any other party's use and enjoyment of any Services. You may not attempt to gain unauthorized access to any Services, other accounts, computer systems or networks connected to any Great Oracle server or to any of the Services, through hacking, password mining or any other means. You may not obtain or attempt to obtain any materials or information through any means not intentionally made available through the Services.
7. UNSOLICITED EMAIL:
Users CANNOT advertise or promote any business or service via unsolicited email, or they will be in violation of this Terms and Conditions agreement and their account will be terminated, forfeiting all outstanding referral commissions.
Reporting Unsolicited E-mail:
Despite our concerted efforts to prevent unsolicited (spam) e-mail relayed through Great Oracle.com servers, unsolicited e-mail may sometimes get through. Great Oracle.com NEVER sends unsolicited or spam e-mail.
We view spam as a serious violation of privacy and a misuse of the Internet in general. If you receive an unsolicited e-mail with a domain of Great Oracle.com, please send it immediately. Upon receipt of the email, we will do our utmost to track down the offender and take any actions necessary to stop spam messages.
8. USE OF SERVICES:
The Services may contain e-mail services, bulletin board services, chat areas, news groups, forums, communities, personal web pages, calendars, photo albums, file cabinets and/or other message or communication facilities designed to enable you to communicate with others (each a "Communication Service" and collectively "Communication Services"). You agree to use the Communication Services only to post, send and receive messages and material that are proper and, when applicable, related to the particular Communication Service. By way of example, and not as a limitation, you agree that when using the Communication Services, you will not:
Use the Communication Services in connection with surveys, contests, pyramid schemes, chain letters, junk email, spamming or any duplicative or unsolicited messages (commercial or otherwise).
Defame, abuse, harass, stalk, threaten or otherwise violate the legal rights (such as rights of privacy and publicity) of others.
Publish, post, upload, distribute or disseminate any inappropriate, profane, defamatory, obscene, indecent or unlawful topic, name, material or information.
Upload, or otherwise make available, files that contain images, photographs, software or other material protected by intellectual property laws, including, by way of example, and not as limitation, copyright or trademark laws (or by rights of privacy or publicity) unless you own or control the rights thereto or have received all necessary consent to do the same.
Use any material or information, including images or photographs, which are made available through the Services in any manner that infringes any copyright, trademark, patent, trade secret, or other proprietary right of any party.
Upload files that contain viruses, Trojan horses, worms, time bombs, cancelbots, corrupted files, or any other similar software or programs that may damage the operation of another's computer or property of another.
Advertise or offer to sell or buy any goods or services for any business purpose, unless such Communication Services specifically allows such messages.
Download any file posted by another user of a Communication Service that you know, or reasonably should know, cannot be legally reproduced, displayed, performed, and/or distributed in such manner.
Falsify or delete any copyright management information, such as author attributions, legal or other proper notices or proprietary designations or labels of the origin or source of software or other material contained in a file that is uploaded.
Restrict or inhibit any other user from using and enjoying the Communication Services.
Violate any code of conduct or other guidelines, which may be applicable for any particular Communication Service.
Harvest or otherwise collect information about others, including e-mail addresses.
Violate any applicable laws or regulations.
Create a false identity for the purpose of misleading others.
Use, download or otherwise copy, or provide (whether or not for a fee) to a person or entity any directory of users of the Services or other user or usage information or any portion thereof.
Great Oracle has no obligation to monitor the Communication Services. However, Great Oracle reserves the right to review materials posted to the Communication Services and to remove any materials in its sole discretion. Great Oracle reserves the right to terminate your access to any or all of the Communication Services at any time, without notice, for any reason whatsoever.
Great Oracle reserves the right at all times to disclose any information as Great Oracle deems necessary to satisfy any applicable law, regulation, legal process or governmental request, or to edit, refuse to post or to remove any information or materials, in whole or in part, in Great Oracle's sole discretion.
Always use caution when giving out any personally identifiable information about yourself or your children in any Communication Services. Great Oracle does not control or endorse the content, messages or information found in any Communication Services and, therefore, Great Oracle specifically disclaims any liability with regard to the Communication Services and any actions resulting from your participation in any Communication Services. Managers and hosts are not authorized Great Oracle spokespersons, and their views do not necessarily reflect those of Great Oracle.
Materials uploaded to the Communication Services may be subject to posted limitations on usage, reproduction and/or dissemination; you are responsible for adhering to such limitations if you download the materials.
9. GENERAL RULES OF WEB SITE USAGE:
Users may not use this Web Site to transmit, distribute, store or destroy material: a) in violation of any applicable law or regulation, b) in a manner that will infringe the copyright, trademark, trade secrets or other intellectual property rights of others, or c) that is defamatory, obscene, threatening, abusive, or hostile.
10. EXPORT OF INFORMATION:
The United States Export Controls laws prohibit the export of certain technical data and software to certain territories. No content from this site may be downloaded or otherwise exported in violation of United States law.
11. INDEMNITY AND LIMITATIONS OF DAMAGES:
You agree to indemnify, defend and hold harmless Great Oracle, its officers, directors, employees, agents, licensors, suppliers and any third party information providers to the Site against any and all losses, expenses, damages and costs, including reasonable attorneys' fees, incurred in relation to, arising from, or for the purpose of avoiding, any claim or demand from a third party that your use of the Site violates these Terms, any applicable law or regulation, or the rights of any third party.
IN NO EVENT SHALL GREAT ORACLE OR ANY OF ITS OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, SHAREHOLDERS, SUBSIDIARIES, OR EMPLOYEES BE LIABLE TO ANY ENTITY FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, SPECIAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR OTHER DAMAGES (INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, ANY LOST PROFITS, BUSINESS INTERRUPTION, LOSS OF INFORMATION OR PROGRAMS OR OTHER DATA ON YOUR INFORMATION HANDLING SYSTEM) THAT ARE RELATED TO THE USE OF, OR THE INABILITY TO USE, THE CONTENT, MATERIALS, AND FUNCTIONS OF THE SITE OR ANY LINKED WEB SITE, EVEN IF GREAT ORACLE IS EXPRESSLY ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES.
12. COPYRIGHT NOTICE:
COPYRIGHT © 2004 Great Oracle Corporation, PO Box 2307, Hagerstown, MD 21741-2307 U.S.A. All rights reserved.
All contents of this Web Site, including graphics, logos, other images, tests, software, information and other "Material", are protected under both United States and foreign copyright, trademark and other laws. All Material is the property of Copyright in the pages of this web site and in the screens displaying the pages, and in the material contained therein and in their arrangement, is owned by Great Oracle Security Services, Inc. ("Great Oracle"), and/or its affiliates, unless otherwise indicated. In addition, the materials contained on this web site may be Great Oracle Proprietary and/or Trade Secret information and may not be copied, compiled, or distributed without the prior written consent of Great Oracle.
NOTICES AND PROCEDURE FOR MAKING CLAIMS OF COPYRIGHT INFRINGEMENT
Pursuant to Title 17, United States Code, Section 512(c)(2), notifications of claimed copyright infringement should be sent to Service Provider's Designated Agent. ALL INQUIRIES NOT RELEVANT TO THE FOLLOWING PROCEDURE WILL NOT RECEIVE A RESPONSE.
Any rights not expressly granted herein are reserved. Great Oracle and the Great Oracle logo are registered trademarks of Great Oracle and are used under license. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.
14. LINKING TO THE SITE:
Send your questions to the appropriate contact as listed below:
Web properties, contact firstname.lastname@example.org
If you link to Great Oracle's Site, you agree that you:
15. LINKS TO THIRD PARTY SITES:
Will not replicate any Great Oracle Site content;
Will not frame or otherwise create a browser or border environment around Great Oracle Site content;
Will not imply that Great Oracle is endorsing you, your company or business, your web site or its contents, your products, or your services;
Will not misrepresent your or your web site's relationship with Great Oracle;
Will not present false, misleading or inaccurate information about Great Oracle, Great Oracle's products or services, or any of Great Oracle's affiliates or their products or services;
Will not disparage Great Oracle, Great Oracle's products or services, or any of Great Oracle's affiliates or their products or services;
Will not use Great Oracle's trademarks, logos, or copyrighted materials without first receiving express prior written permission from Great Oracle.
Will not include content on your site that is or could be construed as illegal, distasteful, offensive, or controversial and will include on your site only content that is appropriate for all age groups;
Will not link to an internal page of this Site that is located one or several levels down from the home page or bring up or present content of this site on another site without Great Oracle's prior written permission.
The links in this area will let you leave Great Oracle's site. THE LINKED SITES ARE NOT UNDER THE CONTROL OF GREAT ORACLE AND GREAT ORACLE IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR THE CONTENTS OF ANY LINKED SITE OR ANY LINK CONTAINED IN A LINKED SITE, OR ANY CHANGES OR UPDATES TO SUCH SITES. Great Oracle is not responsible for web casting or any other transmission received from any liked site. Great Oracle is providing these links to you only as a convenience, and the inclusion of any link does not imply endorsement by Great Oracle of the site.
16. MATERIALS PROVIDED OR POSTED:
Great Oracle does not claim ownership of the materials you provide to Great Oracle (including feedback and suggestions) or post, upload, input or submit to any Services or its associated services for review by the general public, or by the members of any public or private community, (each a "Submission" and collectively "Submissions"). However, by posting, uploading, inputting, providing or submitting ("Posting") your Submission you are granting Great Oracle, its affiliated companies and necessary sub licensees permission to use your Submission in connection with the operation of their Internet businesses (including, without limitation, all Great Oracle Services), including, without limitation, the license rights to: copy, distribute, transmit, publicly display, publicly perform, reproduce, edit, translate and reformat your Submission; to publish your name in connection with your Submission; and the right to sublicense such rights to any supplier of the Services.
Unless expressly agreed upon in writing No compensation will be paid with respect to the use of your Submission, as provided herein. Great Oracle is under no obligation to post or use any Submission you may provide and Great Oracle may remove any Submission at any time in its sole discretion.
17. UNSOLICITED IDEA SUBMISSION POLICY:
GREAT ORACLE OR ANY OF ITS EMPLOYEES DO NOT ACCEPT OR CONSIDER UNSOLICITED IDEAS, INCLUDING IDEAS FOR NEW ADVERTISING CAMPAIGNS, NEW PROMOTIONS, NEW PRODUCTS OR TECHNOLOGIES, PROCESSES, MATERIALS, MARKETING PLANS OR NEW PRODUCT NAMES. PLEASE DO NOT SEND ANY ORIGINAL CREATIVE ARTWORK, SAMPLES, DEMOS, OR OTHER WORKS. THE SOLE PURPOSE OF THIS POLICY IS TO AVOID POTENTIAL MISUNDERSTANDINGS OR DISPUTES WHEN GREAT ORACLE 'S PRODUCTS OR MARKETING STRATEGIES MIGHT SEEM SIMILAR TO IDEAS SUBMITTED TO GREAT ORACLE. SO, PLEASE DO NOT SEND YOUR UNSOLICITED IDEAS TO GREAT ORACLE OR ANYONE AT GREAT ORACLE. IF, DESPITE OUR REQUEST THAT YOU NOT SEND US YOUR IDEAS AND MATERIALS, YOU STILL SEND THEM, PLEASE UNDERSTAND THAT GREAT ORACLE MAKES NO ASSURANCES THAT YOUR IDEAS AND MATERIALS WILL BE TREATED AS CONFIDENTIAL OR PROPRIETARY.
NOTICE SPECIFIC TO SOFTWARE AVAILABLE ON THIS WEB SITE
Any software that is made available to download from the Services ("Software") is the copyrighted work of Great Oracle and/or its suppliers. Use of the Software is governed by the terms of the end user license agreement, if any, which accompanies or is included with the Software ("License Agreement"). An end user will be unable to install any Software that is accompanied by or includes a License Agreement, unless he or she first agrees to the License Agreement terms.
The Software is made available for download solely for use by end users according to the License Agreement. Any reproduction or redistribution of the Software not in accordance with the License Agreement is expressly prohibited by law, and may result in severe civil and criminal penalties. Violators will be prosecuted to the maximum extent possible.
WITHOUT LIMITING THE FOREGOING, COPYING OR REPRODUCTION OF THE SOFTWARE TO ANY OTHER SERVER OR LOCATION FOR FURTHER REPRODUCTION OR REDISTRIBUTION IS EXPRESSLY PROHIBITED, UNLESS SUCH REPRODUCTION OR REDISTRIBUTION IS EXPRESSLY PERMITTED BY THE LICENSE AGREEMENT ACCOMPANYING SUCH SOFTWARE.
THE SOFTWARE IS WARRANTED, IF AT ALL, ONLY ACCORDING TO THE TERMS OF THE LICENSE AGREEMENT. EXCEPT AS WARRANTED IN THE LICENSE AGREEMENT, GREAT ORACLE CORPORATION HEREBY DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES AND CONDITIONS WITH REGARD TO THE SOFTWARE, INCLUDING ALL WARRANTIES AND CONDITIONS OF MERCHANTABILITY, WHETHER EXPRESS, IMPLIED OR STATUTORY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, TITLE AND NON-INFRINGEMENT.
FOR YOUR CONVENIENCE, GREAT ORACLE MAY MAKE AVAILABLE AS PART OF THE SERVICES OR IN ITS SOFTWARE PRODUCTS, TOOLS AND UTILITIES FOR USE AND/OR DOWNLOAD. GREAT ORACLE DOES NOT MAKE ANY ASSURANCES WITH REGARD TO THE ACCURACY OF THE RESULTS OR OUTPUT THAT DERIVES FROM SUCH USE OF ANY SUCH TOOLS AND UTILITIES. PLEASE RESPECT THE INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS OF OTHERS WHEN USING THE TOOLS AND UTILITIES MADE AVAILABLE ON THE SERVICES OR IN GREAT ORACLE SOFTWARE PRODUCTS.
RESTRICTED RIGHTS LEGEND. Any Software, which is downloaded from the Services for or on behalf of the United States of America, its agencies and/or instrumentalities ("U.S. Government"), is provided with Restricted Rights. Use, duplication, or disclosure by the U.S. Government is subject to restrictions as set forth in subparagraph (c)(1)(ii) of the Rights in Technical Data and Computer Software clause at DFARS 252.227-7013 or subparagraphs (c)(1) and (2) of the Commercial Computer Software - Restricted Rights at 48 CFR 52.227-19, as applicable. Manufacturer is Great Oracle Corporation, PO Box 2307, Hagerstown, MD 21741-2307.
18. NOTICE SPECIFIC TO THE DOCUMENTS:
Permission to use Documents (such as white papers, press releases, data sheets and FAQ's) from the Services is granted, provided that (1) the below copyright notice appears in all copies and that both the copyright notice and this permission notice appear, (2) use of such Documents from the Services is for informational and non-commercial or personal use only and will not be copied or posted on any network computer or broadcast in any media, and (3) no modifications of any Documents are made. Accredited educational institutions, such as K-12, universities, private/public colleges, and state community colleges, may download and reproduce the Documents for distribution in the classroom. Distribution outside the classroom requires express written permission. Use for any other purpose is expressly prohibited by law, and may result in severe civil and criminal penalties. Violators will be prosecuted to the maximum extent possible.
Documents specified above do not include the design or layout of the Great Oracle.com Web site or any other Great Oracle owned, operated, licensed or controlled site. Elements of Great Oracle Web sites are protected by trade dress, trademark, unfair competition, and other laws and may not be copied or imitated in whole or in part. No logo, graphic, sound or image from any Great Oracle Web site may be copied or retransmitted unless expressly permitted by Great Oracle.
GREAT ORACLE AND/OR ITS RESPECTIVE SUPPLIERS MAKE NO REPRESENTATIONS ABOUT THE SUITABILITY OF THE INFORMATION CONTAINED IN THE DOCUMENTS AND RELATED GRAPHICS PUBLISHED AS PART OF THE SERVICES FOR ANY PURPOSE. ALL SUCH DOCUMENTS AND RELATED GRAPHICS ARE PROVIDED "AS IS" WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND. GREAT ORACLE AND/OR ITS RESPECTIVE SUPPLIERS HEREBY DISCLAIM ALL WARRANTIES AND CONDITIONS WITH REGARD TO THIS INFORMATION, INCLUDING ALL WARRANTIES AND CONDITIONS OF MERCHANTABILITY, WHETHER EXPRESS, IMPLIED OR STATUTORY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, TITLE AND NON-INFRINGEMENT. IN NO EVENT SHALL GREAT ORACLE AND/OR ITS RESPECTIVE SUPPLIERS BE LIABLE FOR ANY SPECIAL, INDIRECT OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES OR ANY DAMAGES WHATSOEVER RESULTING FROM LOSS OF USE, DATA OR PROFITS, WHETHER IN AN ACTION OF CONTRACT, NEGLIGENCE OR OTHER TORTIOUS ACTION, ARISING OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH THE USE OR PERFORMANCE OF INFORMATION AVAILABLE FROM THE SERVICES.
THE DOCUMENTS AND RELATED GRAPHICS PUBLISHED ON THE SERVICES COULD INCLUDE TECHNICAL INACCURACIES OR TYPOGRAPHICAL ERRORS. CHANGES ARE PERIODICALLY ADDED TO THE INFORMATION HEREIN. GREAT ORACLE AND/OR ITS RESPECTIVE SUPPLIERS MAY MAKE IMPROVEMENTS AND/OR CHANGES IN THE PRODUCT(S) AND/OR THE PROGRAM(S) DESCRIBED HEREIN AT ANY TIME.
NOTICES REGARDING SOFTWARE, DOCUMENTS AND SERVICES AVAILABLE ON THIS WEB SITE
IN NO EVENT SHALL GREAT ORACLE AND/OR ITS RESPECTIVE SUPPLIERS BE LIABLE FOR ANY SPECIAL, INDIRECT OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES OR ANY DAMAGES WHATSOEVER RESULTING FROM LOSS OF USE, DATA OR PROFITS, WHETHER IN AN ACTION OF CONTRACT, NEGLIGENCE OR OTHER TORTIOUS ACTION, ARISING OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH THE USE OR PERFORMANCE OF SOFTWARE, DOCUMENTS, PROVISION OF OR FAILURE TO PROVIDE SERVICES, OR INFORMATION AVAILABLE FROM THE SERVICES.
19. GOVERNING LAW:
This Site is operated and administered from within the United States of America ("U.S."). Use of this Site shall be governed by all applicable Federal laws of the U.S. and the laws of the State of Maryland, without giving effect to its conflict of law’s provisions. You agree to submit to the jurisdiction of the courts located in the State of Maryland, for the resolution of all disputes arising from or related to these Terms and/or your use of the Site.
20. EXCLUSIVE VENUE:
These Terms and Conditions are governed by the internal substantive laws of the United States and State of California, without references to rules governing choice of laws. Jurisdiction for any claims arising under this Agreement shall lie exclusively with a court of competent jurisdiction located within the City of Hagerstown, County of Washington located in the State of Maryland, and you irrevocably consent to the jurisdiction of such court. Any legal action concerning these Terms or this Web site must be brought within one (1) year after the claim or cause of action arises and must be brought in the State of Maryland where our corporate headquarters are located or the state of Delaware where Great Oracle Information Sales & Services Inc. is incorporated.
21. EXPORT OF INFORMATION:
The United States Export Controls laws prohibit the export of certain technical data and software to certain territories. No content from this site may be downloaded or otherwise exported in violation of United States law.
22. REFUND POLICY:
Unconditional refund within 30 days. All returns must be approved by Great Oracle and marked with a "RFP" number issued by Great Oracle and a RFP number may be obtained by contacting Great Oracle at:
23. INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY:
PO Box 2307
Hagerstown, MD 21471-2307
Or by E-Mail (Preferred and faster) at: Returns@Great Oracle.com
INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY: Great Oracle's intellectual property includes copyrights, trademarks, trade secrets, trade dress, and technical know-how. Learn about policies for licensing intellectual property.
SOFTWARE PIRACY: Visit the Great Oracle anti-piracy Web site to learn about software counterfeiting and how to protect yourself, your business, and your ideas.
TRADEMARKS: Learn more about Great Oracle trademark and logo guidelines.
COPYRIGHTED MATERIALS PERMISSION: Learn how to obtain permission to use Great Oracle software, images, or text.
Intellectual Property Licensing Policy (Revised December 2015)
INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY: The trademarks, trade names, logos, service marks, trade dress and products (collectively the “Trademarks”) displayed on the Site are registered and unregistered Trademarks of Great Oracle and others. The trademarks, trade names, logos, service marks, trade dress and products in this Site are protected in the United States and internationally.
Nothing contained on the Site should be construed as granting, by implication, estoppel, or otherwise, any license or right to use any Trademark displayed on the Site without the written permission of Great Oracle or such third party that may own the Trademarks displayed on the Site. Your use of the Trademarks displayed on the Site, or any other content on the Site, except as provided in these Terms, is strictly prohibited. You are also advised that Great Oracle will aggressively enforce its intellectual property rights to the fullest extent of the law, including the seeking of criminal prosecution.
The materials of this Site are protected by Copyright and Trademark Laws of the U.S. and other countries and are owned by, or licensed to Great Oracle All content of this Site is owned or controlled by Great Oracle You may download content only for your personal use for non-commercial purposes but no modification or further reproduction of the content is permitted. The contents of the Site, including any images, text, executable code, and layout design may not be distributed, reproduced, publicly displayed, downloaded, modified, reused, re-posted, or otherwise used except as provided herein without the express prior written permission of the Great Oracle Legal Department.
Great Oracle maintains this Site for your personal information, education, and communication. Please feel free to browse the Site. You may download material displayed on the Site for personal, noncommercial use only provided you also retain all copyright and other proprietary notices contained on the materials. You may not, for any reason, distribute, modify, duplicate, transmit, reuse, re-post, or use the content of the Site for public or commercial purposes, including the text, images, audio, and video without Great Oracle' prior written consent.
Parties interested in licensing Great Oracle IP are encouraged to contact our Intellectual Property and Licensing Group at go@GreatOracle.com. To promote broader availability and use of our technologies, Great Oracle may periodically publish new licensing programs on GreatOracle.com.
Application to existing standards commitments. As a participant in many industry standards bodies, Great Oracle, its management or Staff frequently contributes to these organizations. Many of these organizations have well-defined policies that specify how patents and other IP should be licensed in the standard-setting context. Great Oracle will continue to comply with all applicable policies when participating in industry standards processes, including the contribution of technology to standards bodies under "reasonable and nondiscriminatory" (RAND) terms, either on a for-fee, or royalty-free basis, as defined by each standards group.
This policy statement highlights Great Oracle' current licensing practices and is subject to change at any time, as well as to variation to conform to applicable laws and regulations.
COPYRIGHT INFRINGEMENT Read the notice and procedure for making claims of copyright infringement.
Great Oracle maintains a diverse portfolio of intellectual property (IP), such as copyrights, trademarks, trade secrets, trade dress, and technical know-how. Like other major technology providers, Great Oracle routinely applies to the government to obtain patents on our inventions. A patent establishes ownership of an invention, enabling the patent owner to benefit commercially from investments in innovation. A patent is granted if government patent examiners conclude that an invention is a true innovation compared with existing technology.