Note Pad

Code of Conduct

for using Invigor Services Knowledge Sharing Forum

 

Welcome to the Invigor Services Knowledge Sharing Forum (“Forum”)!

The Knowledge Sharing Forum is presented to connect the Forum members, share information and ideas, and creating a forum for the discussion of issues relating to business and organization improvements and best practices.

By joining the forum, you agree that you have read and will follow the rules, terms, and conditions set forth below in this Code of Conduct.  You also agree to participate in discussions and share information and content to that best suited to the forum. This is a great to solicit the advice, benefit from their experience, and participate in an ongoing conversation.

This Code of Conduct governs your participation in and use of the Forum.  The rules, terms and conditions set forth below in this Code of Conduct (collectively referred to as the “Rules”) apply to all members of the forum.

Please take a moment to familiarize yourself with these important Rules. If you have questions, contact us via forum@invigorservices.com. In order to preserve a climate that encourages both civil and fruitful dialogue, we reserve the right to suspend or terminate participation in the forum for anyone who violates these Rules.

Rules

Forum participants must adhere to the following rules:


  • Invigor Services has made the Forum available to participants for the purpose of providing a forum for the discussion of issues important to professionals involved in organizational improvement, process development, and other business and organization development needs.

  • Invigor Services has made the Forum available to participants for educational and informational purposes only. Invigor Services is not undertaking to render advice. Forum participants must rely solely on their own judgment with respect to all issues discussed.  Invigor Services does not approve or endorse any specific practices that may be mentioned on the Community. Invigor Services makes no representations or warranties regarding the experience, qualifications, or information provided by Forum participants or otherwise provided using the Community.


  • The information posted on the Community will not be treated as confidential and, therefore, should not disclose any confidential, proprietary, or sensitive business or other information. In fact, since any information posted on the forum may be downloaded, reproduced, and disseminated without the knowledge of user(s), users must use extreme care when posting or sending such information. 


  • Users acknowledge and agree that they

  1. will not have any copyright or other property rights in or to information that they (or others) post on the Community;

  2. specifically waive any such property rights; and

  3. hereby grant all users a license to use (including the right to publish) all information posted by them on the Community.


  • Users are prohibited from using the forum to communicate about prices or terms of service, to exchange practice management or any other proprietary information, or otherwise communicate in a manner that may violate any laws.


  • Discussion topics are not to be relied on as specific advice, and such responses are not intended to constitute practice guidelines or advice. 


  • Users should exercise both common sense and courtesy in the messages they transmit on the Forum and may not use the Forum to transmit defamatory, obscene, and otherwise offensive communications. 


  • Users may not post or distribute files, articles, or other information subject to trademark, copyright, or other proprietary rights, except with the express consent of the owner of the rights.


  • Users are prohibited from posting commercial messages or promotions, advertising, or selling goods or services.


  • Users must respect the security of the Forum and may not attempt to gain access or provide access to areas private to Invigor Services or the Forum.


  • Users are prohibited from using the Forum for any purpose that may be illegal.  For example, the Forum may not be used to solicit or disseminate information having to do with or to conduct any activity relating to, illegal drugs, pornography, gambling, spreading computer viruses, software infringement, trafficking in credit card codes, price-fixing, illegal boycotts, or other crimes.


  • The Forum may not be used in a manner that violates applicable laws or any other policies, procedures, rules, or regulations of the Invigor Services.


  • Invigor Services will deny access to the Forum to any individual who has not agreed to the terms of these Rules and reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to

  1. remove any postings or other content that is not consistent with these Rules or otherwise not in the best interests of Invigor Services; and

  2. suspend or terminate access to the Forum for violations of these Rules or for otherwise acting in a manner contrary to the interests of Invigor Services.

Disclaimer

The views expressed on the Forum are those of the individual contributors.  They do not and should not be construed as representing the views of Invigor Services.  Invigor Services makes no warranty, guarantee, or representation as to the accuracy or sufficiency of the information posted on the Forum, whether posted by Invigor Services or any third party, and Invigor Services assumes no responsibility or liability regarding the use or misuse of such information for any purpose.  Invigor Services disclaims any responsibility to maintain copies of any information posted on the Forum or to assure that such information is deleted.  Unless specifically stated otherwise, Invigor Services does not endorse, approve, recommend, or certify any information, advice, guidance, product, process, service, or organization presented or mentioned on the Forum, and information from the Forum should not be referenced in any way to imply such approval or endorsement.  NEVERTHELESS, INVIGOR SERVICES RETAINS THE RIGHT TO MONITOR POSTED INFORMATION AND REMOVE MESSAGES OR MATERIALS THAT IT BELIEVES DO NOT COMPLY WITH THE TERMS OF THESE RULES OR ARE NOT IN THE BEST INTERESTS OF INVIGOR SERVICES.

Release

The Rules include a legally binding release, waiver, discharge, and covenant not to sue (collectively, Release), made voluntarily by you, on your own behalf, and on behalf of your heirs, executors, administrators, legal representatives, and assigns (collectively, Releasor or you) to Invigor Services.
As the Releasor, you fully recognize that Invigor Services does not require you to participate in or utilize the Forum. With informed consent, and for valuable consideration received, including access to the Forum, as the Releasor, you agree to assume and take on yourself all of the risks and responsibilities in any way arising from or associated with the Forum and any materials, information, guidance, or advice contained or posted on or to the Forum, and you release Invigor Services and its affiliates, members, committees, board, officers, directors, legal representatives, employees, agents, administrators, assigns, and contractors (collectively, Releasees), from any and all claims, demands, suits, judgments, damages, actions, and liabilities of every name and nature whatsoever, whenever occurring, whether known or unknown, contingent or fixed, at law or in equity, that you may suffer at any time arising from or in connection with the Forum, your acts or omissions, or information you transmit in connection with your participation in an use of the Forum, and the materials, information, guidance, or advice contained on the Forum, including any injury or harm to others (collectively, Liabilities), and you agree to defend, indemnify, and hold Releasees harmless from and against any and all Liabilities.
As the Releasor, you recognize that this Release means that you are giving up, among other things, all rights to sue Releasees for injuries, damages, or losses that you may incur. You also understand that this Release binds your heirs, executors, administrators, legal representatives, and assigns, as well as yourself.

Amendments

Invigor Services reserves the right to modify or change the terms of these Rules as it determines from time to time in the best interests of Invigor Services, provided that all Forum users are notified prior to any such change. Use of the Forum constitutes the user’s continuing agreement to be bound by these Rules, as amended from time to time.

Acceptance of Rules

By joining the Forum, you

  1. represent and warrant that you have read these Rules, including, without limitation the terms of the Release set forth above;

  2. fully understand the terms of these Rules (including, without limitation, the Release included herein) and acknowledge that you have had the opportunity to review these Rules (including, without limitation, the terms of the Release) with an attorney of your choosing if you so desire; and

  3. agree to be legally bound by the terms of these Rules.