Terms of Use, Privacy Policy, Disclaimer and Trademarks

This website, its downloadable items,  documents and information are made available without express or implied warranties of any kind, and subject to disclaimers. By accessing this web site and its documents you indicate acknowledgment and acceptance of these “Terms of Use.” If you do not agree for any reason, or you do not wish to be bound by any part of these Terms of Use, please leave this website immediately and do not use it or any documents, downloadable items, documents or information that may come from it. You may return any downloaded book or document to its publisher or author, to the Owner of this website, or to this website for a full refund.

 

Trademarks

“Expandiverse” and “Patents from the Future” are registered trademarks of Daniel Abelow.

 

Disclaimer

This website is provided “as is” for general information. The descriptions of technology in this website and its documents are separate from and may or may not be different from the descriptions of technology in any pending patent application or issued patent 9,183,560, including patent applications filed at the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. Only the issued patent and patent pending application and specification describe patented and patent pending technology. The patent pending specification may be accessed at the website of the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office at this URL:   http://appft.uspto.gov/netacgi/nph-Parser?Sect1=PTO2&Sect2=HITOFF&p=1&u=%2Fnetahtml%2FPTO%2Fsearch-bool.html&r=1&f=G&l=50&co1=AND&d=PG01&s1=abelow.IN.&s2=reality.TTL.&OS=IN/abelow+AND+TTL/reality&RS=IN/abelow+AND+TTL/reality

This website’s technology information was constructed from various information sources. For purposes of web presentation, numerous simplifications and alterations were made in concepts, titles, names, wording, illustrations and figures from the actual patent specification. Therefore, this is not a description of any patent or patent pending technology. Since this website is in continuous development, new edits or additions may be made at any time. Any and all parts of this website and its documents may be changed at any time without notice or explanation. In addition, no responsibility is assumed to update this website or its documents, or to keep any of it updated.

Some of this website’s articles or pages are scenarios that project a possible future, which are works of fiction and not established facts. Names, characters, places and incidents either are products of the author’s imagination or are used fictitiously. Any resemblance to actual events or locales or persons, living or dead, is entirely coincidental. The purpose of this website articles, pages or scenarios is to entertain. The author and publisher shall have neither liability nor responsibility to any person or entity with respect to any loss or damage caused, or alleged to have been caused, directly or indirectly, by any information contained in any of this website’s articles, pages or scenarios.

 

Use and Re-use Rights

The technology information contained in this website is intended for general information and orientation purposes only but not for any form of commercial use. Use of material on the website is subject to these terms and conditions:

  • Any reproduction, quotation, retransmission or other use is strictly prohibited except where permission is explicitly granted, as follows:
  • Linking to any and all pages on this website is allowed and encouraged.
  • If this website or any of its materials are cited, please provide a live link to the website, and (if possible) a correct statement or citation of the source.
  • Articles:  The content of this site’s articles only may be retrieved or received digitally, and shared with others as digital documents and/or web pages. They may be downloaded as many times as desired, and shared as often as desired. They may not be printed on paper, nor may they be distributed in any physical printed format. They may not be sold commercially, whether in digital or physical form, nor may they be distributed for sale by others.
  • Speaking, About Us and Press Center:  All content in the “Speaking”, “About Us” and “Press Center” sections of the website may be retrieved, printed and reproduced for non-commercial purposes, including biographies, press releases, photos, blogs and similar content.
  • Restricted technology content:  Technology specifications, information and/or materials are copyrighted and restricted, and cannot be reproduced or used for any purpose without the prior written permission.

 

No Warranties / Limitation of Liability

This website and all documents maintained on it or downloaded from it are provided “as is” with no warranties of any kind, either expressed or implied, including, but not limited to, any implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, or non-infringement. It is the user’s responsibility to evaluate the completeness, accuracy, or usefulness of any information, advice, opinion, or other content available through the website. For assistance with the evaluation of any specific information, opinion, advice, or other content, as required, please seek the advice of professionals. All access and use of this website, and any website linked to this website and the content thereof, is at the user’s own risk.

The Owner does not assume any responsibility of any kind for any actions you may take as a result of your viewing, learning about of using any of the information contained herein, whether on this website or in any of its documents. It is the responsibility of the potential user of any of this information to ascertain whether they have intellectual property rights to use that information, and to obtain any intellectual property rights they may need. The listing or featuring of a particular technology or idea does not constitute an offer to license or sell, nor does it guarantee the performance of any individual idea or concept.

Neither this website nor any other party involved in creating, producing or delivering this website(s) or any of its contents or documents shall be liable for any damages for anyone viewing, learning about, distributing, copying or using any of the information and/or documents on this site(s), including, without limitation, business interruption, any lost profits, indirect, special, incidental, or consequential damages, or otherwise, whether or not the Owner is advised of the possibility of damage, and on any theory of liability.

 

Copyrights, Intellectual Property

All information, documents, data and other content (including pictorial, graphic and photographic works) on this website are the property of the Owner of this website and other parties, such as third party copyrights or trademarks. All are protected by trade mark right, copyright or any other intellectual property rights, and are also protected by law for the respective right holder even if not specifically marked as being so protected.

Users are prohibited from using any of these properties without the written permission of the Owner or such third party which may own each specific property, except as expressly permitted in “Use and Re-Use Rights” above. The content on this website is copyright protected. All trademarks on this website and in its documents belong to their respective owners.

Users may not modify, publish, transmit, participate in the transfer or sale of, reproduce, create derivative works from, distribute, perform, display or in any way commercially exploit any of this website’s content, documents, information, software, materials or services, in whole or in part, without obtaining prior written authorization, except as expressly permitted in “Use and Re-Use Rights” above.

This website uses a large number of images, audio and video, and it is believed they were obtained and used properly. If any image, audio, video or content owner believes any improper use is occurring, contact this website’s Owner and the matter will be resolved, corrected or removed rapidly. Any liability for any damage whatsoever which has been caused by the use or non-use of anything owned by a third-party, or by the use of inaccurate or incomplete information provided hereon, is hereby excluded unless willful intent or gross negligence is given, and rapid correction of any claimed improper uses will be deemed sufficient to resolve said claim of improper use.

By embedding a link to an external website, this website does not adopt such an external website or its content as its own. Should any infringement caused by the external website come to the attention of the Owner, the link, image, video, audio or content on this website will be deleted rapidly. The Owner neither assumes any responsibility for the availability of such external website nor for its content.

 

Free Books, Articles, PDFs, Novels and other Downloads

From time to time the Owner and this website may provide free books, articles, PDFs, novels, documents, images, audio, video and other materials for download and/or purchase. Users shall not delete any author attributions, legal notices, proprietary designations, links or labels from any file that is downloaded nor falsify the origin or source of the content, image or other material contained in a file that is downloaded.

 

No Offers are Made

No offers to license or sell anything, such as any technology or any entertainment product, are made by this website. For any further information regarding licensing or purchasing, whether in the fields of technology, content, services or entertainment, please contact the website’s Owner at this website’s Contact page.

The information on this website may contain general information about technical characteristics, fictional stories, etc. If a user of this website should enter into a license, purchase or other type of contract on anything described or depicted or delivered on this website, only the specifications agreed between the user and the Owner upon and stated in writing in such a contract will be binding.

 

Links / Other Websites

Users may through hypertext or other computer “links” gain access to other sites on the Internet which are not part of this website’s web pages.

Links to third party pages are provided for convenience only. The Owner assumes no responsibility for, nor approval of, any material outside of this website’s web pages which may be accessed through any such “link”. We accept no liability for loss arising from a user following such links and accessing those websites. We do not express any opinion on the content of any third party pages and expressly disclaim any liability for all third party information and the use of it. Links, descriptions, or references to products or publications does not imply endorsement of that product or publication.

 

Personal Data Privacy

A user may use this website without disclosing personal data. If any of the web pages require the entry of personal data (such as an e-mail address, name, postal address etc.), such entry will be voluntary.

This website does not sell or rent the names, addresses, email addresses or other personal information of this website’s users’, of its email subscribers’, or any affiliates.

If you register in any of our databases or lists and would like your name to be removed, please click on the unsubscribe link and this will enable you to remove yourself from that database or list. If you are registered as an email subscriber, an unsubscribe link is at the bottom of subscriber emails.

By accessing this website, certain information about users, such as internet protocol (IP) addresses, navigation through the site, software used and time spent, as well as other similar information, will be stored on hosting servers. These will not specifically identify users and the information will be used internally for website traffic analysis. If users provide unique identifying information, such as name, address and other information on forms stored on this site, this information will not be published or made available for general access.

 

Use of Cookies

Cookies are pieces of information that a website transfers to an individual hard drive for record-keeping purposes. If used, cookies help us know which pages are visited most often and help ensure that this website responds to users’ needs.

If you do not wish to receive a cookie, or if you wish your browser to notify you when you receive a cookie, you may use the option on your web browser to disable cookies. Click on the ‘help’ section of your browser to learn how to change cookie preferences.

 

Forums and discussions (for possible future use)

From time to time this website may add bulletin boards, forums, discussion groups, fan blogs, fan fiction or artwork areas, game areas, “apps” areas, and other message and communication facilities (collectively termed ‘forums’). Users agree to use forums only to send and receive messages and materials that are strictly related to the particular forum.

The Owner or this website is not responsible for any statement, opinion, image or content made through the website by any party other than by the Owner. This website and the Owner specifically disavow legal responsibility for the personal opinions, images or ideas of individuals posted on this or any other website, or in any section of a website that is established for the purpose of permitting free exchange of personal opinions or a “town hall” discussion.

When using a forum on this website, users agree not to do any of the following:

  • Forums are public and not private communications. Therefore, users acknowledge that chats, postings, fan fiction, fan art, ideas, and any other form of communication by users are not endorsed by this website or its Owner, and that such communications shall not be considered as having been reviewed, screened or approved by this website. Users shall remain solely responsible for the content of their messages.
  • Users may not download, distribute or otherwise publish through this website any content which is libelous, defamatory, obscene, pornographic, abusive, bullying, or in any way violates any laws.
  • Objectionable material may include anything that is unlawful, harmful, obscene, vulgar, abusive, threatening, bullying, racially, ethnically spiteful, not limited to but including material that would encourage conduct that would constitute a criminal offense, give rise to civil liability or otherwise violate any applicable local, state, national or international law.
  • Users may not download, distribute or otherwise publish through the this website any information that is regarded as being personal such as messages which contain or offer phone numbers, addresses, social security numbers, account numbers, or employer and staff references.
  • Users may not download, distribute or otherwise publish through this website any information and/or messages that are posted by users impersonating others.
  • Users may not download, distribute or otherwise publish through this website any messages from non-spokespersons of expandiverse.com or the Owner conceiving to speak on behalf of expandiverse.com or the Owner.
  • Users may not download, distribute or otherwise publish through this website a number of continual messages placed within individual forums by the same user restating the same issue.

This website and its Owner do not and cannot review every message posted by users on forums and is not responsible for the content of any messages posted. This website reserves the right to delete, move or edit, at its sole discretion, messages that it deems abusive, defamatory, obscene, in violation of copyright laws or unacceptable for any reason. Users acknowledge that any submissions may be edited, removed, modified, published, transmitted and displayed by this website.

Any public postings by a user in any forum will not be regarded as confidential or proprietary and the Owner may use and provide the information contained in any of these postings to any of its subsidiary or parent companies and affiliates for any purpose whatsoever.

 

System Protection

Although constantly striving to protect its website against viruses and other harmful components, this website does not give any warranty or other assurance that the operation, quality or functionality of the site will be error free or that this website, or the server that makes it available, are free of viruses or other harmful components. Therefore, users are advised to take appropriate safety measures themselves. You are responsible for protecting the security and integrity of your system and your data.

Any access to secure and/or password protected areas is restricted to authorized users only. Any unauthorized individuals that attempt to access these areas of the site may be subject to account termination and/or prosecution.

 

Legal Effect / Severability

This “Terms of Use and Privacy Policy” is part of this website and its documents (whether they are located on the website or downloaded from it). If any term or phrase of this should not comply with current law, then such term or phrase shall be severed from the remainder of this “Terms of Use and Privacy Policy” and such remainder shall continue in full force and effect.

 

Violations of Web Site User Policy

It is hoped that if any violations occur they will be minor and ended by simple friendly communication. Should any serious violation(s) occur, they shall be decided under the laws and in the courts of the venue chosen by the Owner.