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TRADEMARKS AND LOGOS - REQUESTS FOR USE

Trusted IoT Alliance, Inc.’s trademarks are some of its most important business assets. Trusted IoT Alliance, Inc. ("TIOTA") has established, and enforces, the “Trademark Usage Guidelines” (see above link) covering the use and reproduction of its trademarks and copyrights. TIOTA members and others with permission may use TIOTA-related trademarks as strictly provided for, and in accordance with, the Trademark Usage Guidelines. Use of our trademarks and copyrightable subject matter other than as provided for under these Trademark Usage Guidelines is a violation of TIOTA’s rights and is strictly prohibited.

Anyone (including TIOTA members) interested in using TIOTA-related trademarks for appropriate marketing and educational purposes should submit their request to trademarks, with an explanation of usage intent. This request must be approved in writing by TIOTA either directly or through its TIOTA program before the trademarks can be used. If you are quoting or referring to an TIOTA document, then we require that you credit the appropriate TIOTA document in your materials and provide notice of copyright ownership, as further provided in "Use of Information – Terms, Conditions and Notices".

COPYRIGHT; INFRINGEMENT NOTICE AND TAKE-DOWN POLICY

This site and its contents are Copyright © 2017-2019 Trusted IoT Alliance, Trusted IoT Alliance, 401 Edgewater Place, Suite 600, Wakefield, MA 01880 USA.  All rights reserved. Unless otherwise indicated (for example, as provided in the “Use of Information – Terms, Conditions and Notices” statement that is included in and applies to most published TIOTA papers and documents), users may make a single copy of the contents, in whole or in part, of this web site strictly for personal, non-commercial use. Users shall maintain all proprietary notices including copyright notices that appear on or in connection with any downloaded content.

Other than creating a single copy of contents for personal use as described herein, users may not copy, reproduce, distribute, republish, download, display, post or transmit in any form or by any means, including but not limited to electronic, mechanical, photocopying, recording, or other means, any content found or linked to the TIOTA web site without the prior express written permission of TIOTA or its TIOTA program. (This “permission” may also be a notice appended to any publication, such as the “Use of Information” statement referenced above or the separate “Authors and Legal Notice” that is often appended to shorter papers.) Any unauthorized use of any content contained on the TIOTA web site may violate the copyright laws, trademark laws, laws relating to publicity and privacy, and other regulations and statutes in the U.S. and other countries.

It is TIOTA’s policy to respond promptly to claims of copyright infringement, and to remove, or disable access to, infringing material. If you believe that any content on this web site is violating your rights under copyright law, please send a notice to our designated agent at the address stated below. Your notice should contain the following: a physical or electronic signature of a person (i.e., claimant) authorized to act on behalf of the copyright owner; identification of the copyrighted work claimed to be infringed; identification of the content or material claimed to be infringing; a reference or link to the infringing material or activity, or the subject of the infringing activity, including information to enable us to locate that material or reference; the address, telephone number or email address of the claimant; a statement that the claimant has a good-faith belief that use of the material in the manner complained of is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law; and a statement that the information in the notice is accurate and, under penalty of perjury, that the claimant is authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed. TIOTA will also terminate a user's account if a user is deemed to be a repeat infringer, namely, one who has been notified of bona fide infringing activity more than twice.  

TIOTA shall adhere to the rules on Counter Notification and the replacement of removed or disabled materials as set forth in the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (17 U.S. Code § 512(g)).

Copyright Permission

Unless permission to do so has already been granted by TIOTA or its TIOTA program (e.g., by its including a “Use of Information” statement or “Authors and Legal Notice” on the document), a member or partner who wishes to include informational segments from TIOTA documents into presentations or product-specific technical literature must submit a request in writing to info@trusted-iot.org with an explanation of usage intent, and the request must be approved in writing by TIOTA. You will be required to credit the appropriate TIOTA document in your materials and provide notice of copyright ownership.

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CONTENT DISCLAIMER AND LIMITATION OF LIABILITY

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DISCLAIMER

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LIMITATION OF LIABILITY

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USE OF INFORMATION -TERMS, CONDITIONS AND NOTICES

When TIOTA or any TIOTA program publishes a major paper, it generally contains both an acknowledgement of authors and contributors and a statement of the terms of use, generally in the form of the “Use of Information – Terms, Conditions and Notices” linked to from the above title. When TIOTA or any TIOTA program publishes short works, they generally contain a disclosure titled “Authors and Legal Notice,” which itself incorporates the above “Use of Information – Terms, Conditions and Notices.” Therefore, for a description of the terms that govern the permitted uses of published TIOTA documents, please review the “Use of Information – Terms, Conditions and Notices”.