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You agree that you will only upload, share, post, publish, transmit, or otherwise make available ("share") on or through the website content that you have the right and authority to share and for which you have the right and authority to grant to Luciad all of the licenses and rights set forth herein. By sharing content, that is not personal information, you grant Luciad a worldwide, perpetual, royalty-free, irrevocable, nonexclusive, fully sublicensable license to use, reproduce, modify, adapt, translate, publish, publicly perform, publicly display, broadcast, transmit and distribute the content for any purpose and in any form. This includes, without limitation, the right to incorporate or implement the content into any Luciad product or service, and to display, market, sublicense and distribute the content as incorporated or embedded in any product or service distributed or offered by Luciad without compensation to you. You warrant that:

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You agree that you will neither use the website in a manner, nor share any content, that: (a) is false or misleading; (b) is defamatory, derogatory, degrading or harassing of another or constitutes a personal attack; (c) invades another's privacy or includes, copies or transmits another's confidential, sensitive or personal information; (d) promotes bigotry, racism, hatred or harm against any group or individual; (e) is obscene or not in good taste; (f) violates or infringes or promotes the violation or infringement of another's rights, including intellectual property rights; (g) you do not have the right and authority to Share and grant the necessary rights and licenses for; (h) violates or promotes the violation of any applicable laws or regulations; (i) contains a solicitation of funds, goods or services, or promotes or advertises goods or services; or (j) contains any viruses, Trojan horses, or other components designed to limit or harm the functionality of a computer. Luciad may report you to the relevant authorities and may act under the fullest extent of applicable laws if you transmit or upload content intended or designed to cause harm.

Luciad does not want to receive confidential information from you through or in connection with the website. Notwithstanding anything that you may note or state in connection with sharing content, it shall not be considered confidential information and shall be received and treated by Luciad on a non-confidential and unrestricted basis and Luciad shall not take and shall not be required to take any steps to safeguard the confidentiality of any information that you share, other than as specified in Luciad's Privacy Policy (See below).

You agree to indemnify and hold harmless Luciad, ITS OWNERS, OFFICERS, DIRECTORS AND EMPLOYEES FOR ANY DAMAGES, LOSSES, COSTS OR EXPENSES (DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY) AS A RESULT OF CONTENT THAT YOU SHARE, your violation of these Terms of Use, or your violation or infringement of any third party rights, including intellectual property rights.

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By agreeing to these Terms of Use, you agree to the foregoing and represent and warrant that you are not located in, under the control of, or a national or resident of any such country or on any list subject to E.U. or U.S. trade sanctions.

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By accessing the website, the user acknowledges and agrees that the website and this Disclaimer, shall be construed according to Belgian Law exclusively. The courts of Belgium have exclusive competence to adjudicate any disputes or legal actions arising from or related to the use of the website or the acceptance, validity, or interpretation of this Disclaimer. If the user accesses the website from a jurisdiction outside of Belgium, he is solely responsible for compliance with any and all applicable local laws.