Updated on 10/1/2023
This Intellectual Property Policy was last updated on November 1, 2023.
Planetree Members and Clients are provided with access to a wide variety of services, materials, documents, publications, and other publications (“services” or “content”). Planetree may republish content from various third-party sources and is not responsible for that content. If you have questions or issues relating to third-party content, you should direct those to the sources of that content, not to Planetree.
When a client, member or a client or member’s user utilizes any of the services or content found on any of the Planetree service delivery platforms, the client/member agrees to comply with and be bound by this Intellectual Property Policy.
Planetree’s service delivery platforms and modalities may allow and/or enable the uploading of content onto its servers and make this content available for search, discovery, and analysis. Some of Planetree’s services or content may only be available to certain members, clients, or certified institutions.
Using Planetree’s content or services does not give you ownership of any intellectual property rights in the services/content you access. You may not infringe the intellectual property rights associated with any services or content. This does not restrict you from obtaining express permission from its owner or as otherwise permitted by law. These terms do not grant you the right to use any branding or logos found in our content. Do not remove, obscure, or alter any legal notices displayed in or along with our content. Unless otherwise notified at the time of access and as referred to above, Planetree does not and cannot offer any license or use in the content you locate on any of our service delivery platforms.
You agree not to copy any content on any Planetree service delivery platform (unless it is content generated by you or you are permitted to do so by a license) or to modify, decompile, disassemble, create derivative works from, or otherwise reverse engineer any content or other service delivery platform associated with or utilized by Planetree. You may not use any computer code, data mining software, robot, bot, spider, scraper, or other automatic device, program, algorithm, or methodology having similar process or functionality, or any manual process, to deep-link to, redistribute, retransmit, republish, commercially exploit, display, or copy in bulk the content found on or through any planetree service delivery platform, its public website included.
By your use of our content you agree to hold harmless and indemnify Planetree and its affiliates, officers, agents, managers, members, and employees from any claim, suit or action arising from or related to the use of the content or violation of these terms, including any liability or expense arising from claims, losses, damages, suits, judgments, litigation costs, and attorneys’ fees.