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"Under penalty of perjury, I swear/affirm that as of this moment, I am an adult, at least 18 years of age and my interest in becoming a GEIRS database user is a manifestation of my educational interest in ethnomedicine. I promise that I will not permit any person to have access to the GEIRS database by using my account or any of the materials contained within this site. I understand that when I gain access to this site, I will be exposed to descriptions of a individual intellectual property, which may include images or illustrations of plants used for healing. I am voluntarily choosing to do so, because I want to view, read and/or hear the various materials which are available, for my own personal enjoyment, information and/or education.

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Prior to registering as a user you must carefully read the following user terms and conditions of participating in either data storage or information retrieval from the GEIRS database.

A. LIMITED LICENSE. The materials on this site are provided for personal, non-commercial use by users or potential users of the GEIRS database. As users or potential users, visitors to this site are hereby granted a single copy license to download (on a single computer only) or print one copy of any of the information found on this site for personal, non-commercial use only. Commercial use of this site, or any material located on it, is strictly prohibited.

In addition, you may not modify any of the materials found on this site; use them for any public display, performance, sale or rental; remove, modify or alter any copyright or other proprietary notice, or trademarks therefrom; or transfer any located on this site to any other person.

CIEER reserves the right to terminate this license at any time if you breach the terms of this agreement, in which case you will be obligated to immediately destroy any information downloaded, printed or otherwise copied from this site. CIEER reserves all other rights coincident or related to this site.

B. ACCEPTABLE USE. CIEER maintains a portion of its site for "chat" educational purposes only. Although CIEER is unable to control third party content on this site, it is CIEER's policy to prohibit visitors from posting infringing, defamatory, libelous or otherwise unlawful material, or any material deemed obscene, lewd, excessively violent, harassing or otherwise objectionable. You hereby agree not to post such information and agree to indemnify CIEER for any claims or suits arising from your use of this site.

CIEER reserves the right to monitor and delete any postings deemed inconsistent with this acceptable use policy. If you are aware of any such material posted on our site, please contact us at help@cieer.org and CIEER, PO Box 14352, Gainesville, FL 32604. Please provide as much detail as possible, including a copy of the underlying work, the location where we may find the offending or infringing material, the reason(s) such postings should be removed and a statement, signed under penalty of perjury, certifying the accuracy of the information provided to us. To the extent any notice is based on an alleged copyright or trademark violation, please provide copies of applicable state or federal registration certificates. CIEER will do its best to monitor content online, but in no event assumes any particular obligation to do so or liability for failing to remove specific content.

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F. JURISDICTION AND VENUE. This site is controlled and operated by CIEER from its offices in the United States of America. CIEER makes no representation that the materials available on this site are appropriate or available for use in other locations, and access to them from jurisdictions where their contents are illegal is prohibited. These terms and conditions are to be governed and construed by Florida law. In the event of a dispute arising out of or relating to these terms and conditions, or your use of or access to this site, litigation must be brought in state or federal court in the City and County of Alachua, Florida.

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