Legal & Copyright Notices

Great Discourses℠ Legal and Copyright Notices

Updated: 1 May 2015

General

Great Discourses℠ is a division of Ideas in Action LLC, an Illinois limited liability company founded in 2002 and headquartered in Chicago, Illinois, USA.

The registered agent and office in Illinois is:
Mr. Adam Rose
5000 South Cornell Avenue #4B
Chicago, Illinois 60615-3036
USA

The quickest way for us to receive your communication is via email addressed to:
[email protected].

Terms and Conditions

All use of an Ideas in Action LLC website or other assets, all participation in Great Discourses℠ activities (courses, classes and events) and all receipt of Great Discourses℠ services are governed by the Great Discourses℠ “Terms and Conditions”.  Your use of an Ideas in Action LLC website or other asset, your participation in a Great Discourses℠ activity and/or your receipt of a Great Discourses℠ service constitutes your acceptance of the “Terms and Conditions”.

Links to websites other than those owned by or licensed to Ideas in Action LLC are offered as a service to our users. Ideas in Action LLC was not involved in their production and is not responsible for their content. Similarly, Ideas in Action LLC has no responsibility for content generated by third party users of Ideas in Action LLC websites and other assets (for example: student comments in classes or on blogs or discussion boards).

Recording Notice

As described in the “Recording Notice” and “Terms and Conditions”, Ideas in Action LLC records all live, online activities for various educational and promotional purposes. Your registration and participation in an Ideas in Action LLC live, online activity constitutes your express consent to being recorded and the waiver of any rights you may have with regard to the act of recording or to resulting recording itself.

Copyright

The Ideas in Action LLC websites and other assets contain proprietary material owned by or licensed to Ideas in Action LLC as well as proprietary material owned by third parties.  Proprietary material is protected by United States copyright law and may not be copied, reproduced, distributed, transmitted, displayed, published or broadcast without the prior written permission of its owner. Users of Ideas in Action LLC websites and other assets may not alter or remove any trademark, copyright or other notice from copies of such material.

It is the policy of Ideas in Action LLC in appropriate circumstances and at its discretion to deny access to a site or service or disable and/or terminate the accounts of any user who is alleged to have infringed the intellectual property or other proprietary rights of another.

Digital Millennium Copyright Act
Notice for Claims of Copyright or Other Intellectual Property Infringement

Ideas in Action LLC respects the intellectual property rights of others, and we expect the entire Great Discourses℠ learning community to do the same.

Persons suspecting that their work has been copied in a way that constitutes copyright infringement or other violation of intellectual property rights are requested to provide our designated DMCA Agent written notice with the following information:

  1. an electronic or physical signature of the person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of the copyright or other intellectual property interest;
  2. a description of the copyrighted work or other intellectual property that you claim has been infringed;
  3. a description of where the material that you claim is infringing is located on the Great Discourses℠ site;
  4. your address, telephone number, and email address;
  5. a statement by you that you have a good faith belief that the disputed use is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law; and,
  6. a statement by you, made under penalty of perjury, that the above information in your notice is accurate and that you are the copyright or intellectual property owner or you are authorized to act on the copyright or intellectual property owner's behalf.

Designated DCMA Agent

The Ideas in Action LLC’s designated DMCA Agent for notice of claims of copyright or other intellectual property infringement can be reached as follows:

By postal mail:
Ideas in Action LLC
Attention: Adam Rose, DMCA Agent
5000 South Cornell Avenue #4B
Chicago, Illinois 60615-3036
USA

By email:               [email protected]
By telephone:      +1 (312) 239-0969
By Skype:              GreatDiscourses
By facsimile:        N/A

Use of Intellectual Property

To request permission to use in any way the Ideas in Action LLC trade name, trademarks, service marks, logos, slogans, screen shots, copyrighted works, or other intellectual or proprietary property, please contact the designated Ideas in Action LLC intellectual property agent who can be reached as follows:

By postal mail:
Ideas in Action LLC
Attention: Adam Rose, IP Agent
5000 South Cornell Avenue #4B
Chicago, Illinois 60615-3036
USA

By email:               [email protected]
By telephone:      +1 (312) 239-0969
By Skype:              GreatDiscourses
By facsimile:        N/A