Copyright Statement

Use of Content from this web site
Use of text, images and other content on this web site is subject to the following terms and conditions:


Text and image files, audio and video clips, and other content on this web site is the property of SDS International, Inc. (SDS) and may be protected by copyright and other restrictions, as well. Copyrights and other proprietary rights in the content on this web site may also be owned by individuals and entities other than, and in addition to, SDS expressly prohibits the copying of any protected materials on this web site, except for the purposes of fair use as defined in the copyright law, and as described below.

Fair use of copyrighted material includes the use of protected materials for non-commercial educational purposes, such as teaching, scholarship, research, criticism, commentary, and news reporting. Unless otherwise noted, users who wish to download or print text and image files from this web site for such uses may do so without SDS’s express permission, provided that they comply with the following conditions:
1. The content may only be used for personal, educational, or noncommercial purposes; 2. Users must cite the author and source of the content as they would material from any printed work; 3. The citation must include all copyright information and other information associated with the content and the URL for SDS web site; 4. None of the content may be altered or modified; 5. Users must comply with all other terms or restrictions which may be applicable to the individual file, image or text;

By downloading, printing, or otherwise using text and image files from this web site, users agree and warrant that they will limit their use of such files to fair use and will comply with all other terms and conditions of this license, and will not violate the rights of SDS or any other person or entity. SDS does not warrant that use of the text, images, and content displayed on the web site will not infringe the rights of third parties not owned by or affiliated with SDS.


Unauthorized commercial publication or exploitation of text, images, or content of this web site is specifically prohibited. Anyone wishing to use any of these files or images for commercial use, publication, or any purpose other than fair use as defined by law, must request and receive prior written permission from SDS. Permission for such use is granted on a case-by-case basis at the sole discretion of SDS. A usage fee may be assessed depending on the type and nature of the proposed use.

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The text, images and content on the web site are provided “as is” without a warranty of any kind, either expressed or implied, including but not limited to the implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular use, and/or non-infringement. SDS assumes no responsibility, and shall not be liable for any damage to or viruses that may infect your computer equipment or other property on account of your use of the site or your downloading of any text, images or content from the web site.