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The Council for Diabetes Prevention, its licensors, or authorized contributors own the copyright, database right and other intellectual property rights in the selection, coordination, arrangement and enhancement of such Content, as well as in the Content original to it. You may not modify, publish, transmit, participate in the transfer or sale of, create derivative works from, or in any way exploit, any of the Content, in whole or in part except as provided in these Terms of use.

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Contributing to the website

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By submitting your Contribution to the Website, you:
warrant and represent that your Contribution:
(a)
is your own original work and that you have the right to make it available to The Council for Diabetes Prevention for all the purposes specified above and that it does not breach or infringe anyone eThe Council for Diabetes Prevention’s rights such as copyright or in is in any way illegal;
(b)
is not defamatory, libelous, obscene, menacing, threatening, offensive, abusive, fraudulent or criminal;
(c)
will not and does not contravene any relevant local, national or international law or incite or encourage the contravention of any such law;
(d)
is not related to the conduct of a business;
(e)
does not advertise or market anything in any way; and
(f)
is not otherwise offensive;

agree at all times to follow our message board rules of posting, which will be shown next to the message board;

agree to indemnify and keep The Council for Diabetes Prevention indemnified on demand against all legal fees, damages and other expenses that may be incurred by The Council for Diabetes Prevention as a result of your breach of the above warranty; and

agree to waive any moral rights in your Contribution for the purposes of its submission to and publication on the Website and the purposes specified above to the fullest extent permitted by law.