PeakWheels is an online service provider as defined in the Digital Millennium Copyright Act. We provide legal copyright owners with the ability to self-publish on the internet by uploading, storing and displaying various media utilizing our services. We do not monitor, screen or otherwise review the media which is uploaded to our servers by users of the service. We take copyright violation very seriously and will vigorously protect the rights of legal copyright owners. If you are the copyright owner of content which appears on the PeakWheels website and you did not authorize the use of the content you must notify PeakWheels in writing in order for us to identify the allegedly infringing content and take action.
In order to more easily facilitate the process we have provided a form for your use on our contact us page. We will be unable to take any action if you do not provide us with the required information so please fill out all fields accurately and completely. Alternatively you may make a written notice via email, facsimile or postal mail to the DMCA AGENT as listed below. Your written notice must include the following:
Please also note that under applicable law, 17 U.S.C. 512(f), any person who knowingly materially misrepresents that material or activity is infringing may be subject to liability.
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- Copyright, Licenses and Idea Submissions.
The entire contents of the Site are protected by international copyright and trademark laws. The owner of the copyrights and trademarks are PeakWheels, its affiliates or other third party licensors. YOU MAY NOT MODIFY, COPY, REPRODUCE, REPUBLISH, UPLOAD, POST, TRANSMIT, OR DISTRIBUTE, IN ANY MANNER, THE MATERIAL ON THE SITE, INCLUDING TEXT, GRAPHICS, CODE AND/OR SOFTWARE. You may print and download portions of material from the different areas of the Site solely for your own non-commercial use provided that you agree not to change or delete any copyright or proprietary notices from the materials. You agree to grant to PeakWheels a non-exclusive, royalty-free, worldwide, perpetual license, with the right to sub-license, to reproduce, distribute, transmit, create derivative works of, publicly display and publicly perform any materials and other information (including, without limitation, ideas contained therein for new or improved products and services) you submit to any public areas of the Site (such as bulletin boards, forums and newsgroups) or by e-mail to PeakWheels by all means and in any media now known or hereafter developed. You also grant to PeakWheels the right to use your name in connection with the submitted materials and other information as well as in connection with all advertising, marketing and promotional material related thereto. You agree that you shall have no recourse against PeakWheels for any alleged or actual infringement or misappropriation of any proprietary right in your communications to PeakWheels.
Publications, products, content or services referenced herein or on the Site are the exclusive trademarks or service-marks of PeakWheels. Other product and company names mentioned in the Site may be the trademarks of their respective owners.
- Use of the Site.
You understand that, except for information, products or services clearly identified as being supplied by PeakWheels, PeakWheels does not operate, control or endorse any information, products or services on the Internet in any way. Except for PeakWheels – identified information, products or services, all information, products and services offered through the Site or on the Internet generally are offered by third parties, that are not affiliated with PeakWheels. You also understand that PeakWheels cannot and does not guarantee or warrant that files available for downloading through the Site 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 and checkpoints to satisfy your particular requirements for accuracy of data input and output, and for maintaining a means external to the Site for the reconstruction of any lost data.
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YOU UNDERSTAND FURTHER THAT THE PURE NATURE OF THE INTERNET CONTAINS UNEDITED MATERIALS SOME OF WHICH ARE SEXUALLY EXPLICIT OR MAY BE OFFENSIVE TO YOU. YOUR ACCESS TO SUCH MATERIALS IS AT YOUR RISK. PeakWheels HAS NO CONTROL OVER AND ACCEPTS NO RESPONSIBILITY WHATSOEVER FOR SUCH MATERIALS.
LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
IN NO EVENT WILL PeakWheels BE LIABLE FOR (I) ANY INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, OR INDIRECT DAMAGES (INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, DAMAGES FOR LOSS OF PROFITS, BUSINESS INTERRUPTION, LOSS OF PROGRAMS OR INFORMATION, AND THE LIKE) ARISING OUT OF THE USE OF OR INABILITY TO USE THE SERVICE, OR ANY INFORMATION, OR TRANSACTIONS PROVIDED ON THE SERVICE, OR DOWNLOADED FROM THE SERVICE, OR ANY DELAY OF SUCH INFORMATION OR SERVICE. EVEN IF PeakWheels OR ITS AUTHORIZED REPRESENTATIVES HAVE BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES, OR (II) ANY CLAIM ATTRIBUTABLE TO ERRORS, OMISSIONS, OR OTHER INACCURACIES IN THE SERVICE AND/OR MATERIALS OR INFORMATION DOWNLOADED THROUGH THE SERVICE. BECAUSE SOME STATES DO NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OR LIMITATION OF LIABILITY FOR CONSEQUENTIAL OR INCIDENTAL DAMAGES, THE ABOVE LIMITATION MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU. IN SUCH STATES, PeakWheels LIABILITY IS LIMITED TO THE GREATEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW. PeakWheels makes no representations whatsoever about any other web site which you may access through this one or which may link to this Site. When you access a non PeakWheels web site, please understand that it is independent from PeakWheels, and that PeakWheels has no control over the content on that web site. In addition, a link to a PeakWheels web site does not mean that PeakWheels endorses or accepts any responsibility for the content, or the use, of such web site.
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- Third Party Rights.
The provisions of paragraphs 2 (Use of the Service), and 3 (Indemnification) are for the benefit of PeakWheels and its officers, directors, employees, agents, licensors, suppliers, and any third party information providers to the Service. Each of these individuals or entities shall have the right to assert and enforce those provisions directly against you on its own behalf.
- Term; Termination.
This Agreement may be terminated by either party without notice at any time for any reason. The provisions of paragraphs 1 (Copyright, Licenses and Idea Submissions), 2 (Use of the Service), 3 (Indemnification), 4 (Third Party Rights) and 6 (Miscellaneous) shall survive any termination of this Agreement.
Any rights not expressly granted herein are reserved.
Here at PeakWheels we value good content for our readers. In that spirit we will often curate or excerpt content from top quality sources on the web.
The very internet itself was created on the foundation of linking, sharing, and recommending good content from other sources on the web. Curation means finding good, well-written, and highly relevant material for our readers.
By choosing content from your site, we are giving it our vote of approval. This not only means that we excerpt your content, we also give it our highest recommendation, and we encourage our readers to view your content on your website with a direct link back your source material.
Our curation is designed to send our readers to your site so you get new visitors exposed to your top quality content.
We curated your content because it was outstanding in some way.
If you wish us not to curate content from your web site, simply contact us, and request your story be taken down.
We will quickly comply with your take down request, and put you on our list of sites never to excerpt from.
Most publishers and websites are extremely happy to receive additional exposure and readership for their content as a result of our curation.
Most online publishers recognize the value of having their stories and articles:
- commented on
- linked to
- have new readers exposed to their articles
Social sharing of good content extends its reach, impact, traffic levels, and ultimately the profit of the original publisher’s website.
We are excerpting your content to inform our visitors, and to point then to the original source of the excerpt.
We want our readers to discover and visit your content, and your website. We want you to be more than pleased that we quoted, referenced or utilized your content.
“Fair Use” standards, practices, and legal decisions are still evolving online. We like to think our standards are a cut above the strictly legal interpretation of fair use.
We have higher standards than “Fair Use.” We strive for “elated Use.”
If you are not delighted to be excerpted and linked to by our site, just let us know. We will immediately correct the situation.
We excerpt your content the exact same way we hope others will curate our content.
If you like a story on our site, feel free to excerpt it as generously as you wish. In return please just give us clear credit, link back to the original page on our site, and some encouragement for interested readers to visit our original web page.
Take as much of our content as you think your readers will enjoy. Just link, credit, and encourage the reader to visit the original site.
- That is what we do.
- That is what built the internet.
- That is what social sharing is about.
- Everyone benefits with shared content following this policy.
Sharing and curation and excerpting standards are still evolving online. Our standards of may very well differ from yours.
If you want us to be even more generous with links and credit let us know. If you feel your story has had too much excerpted, let us know.
We will fix it rapidly.
Use our contact form if you have any queries about the policies outlined here.
We also publish user generated content. We request our web site users also follow these curation guidelines, but cannot police every single submission.
If you’re a copyright owner & would like material removed from our site, please read our DMCA (Digital Millennium Copyright Act) policy and take down procedure.