entry portal for

the Center for Nanotechnology and Molecular Materials

Wake Forest University


Terms and Conditions

Welcome to Wake Forest University’s Nanotechnology Center! Our website located at www.wake-nanotech.org, is interactive and this entry page lists terms and conditions for its use.  By clicking “accept” and thereby accessing the site, you accept these terms and conditions. Do not continue to use www.wake-nanotech.org if you do not agree to these terms and conditions.

The following terminology applies to these Terms and Conditions: "Client", "You" and "Your" refers to you, the person logging onto the website and compliant to Nanotech’s terms and conditions. "Nanotech", "Ourselves", "We", "Our" and "Us", refers only to the Nanotech Center itself and does not reflect the interests of, or agreements with Wake Forest University. "Party", "Parties", or "Us", refers to both the Client and ourselves. All terms and conditions explicitly refer to the provisions of and are subject to, prevailing laws of the United States of America and of the state of North Carolina. Any use of the above terminology or other words in the singular, plural, capitalization and/or he/she or they, are taken as interchangeable and therefore as referring to same.

Section I. Cookies

We may employ the use of cookies. By accessing www.wake-nanotech.org, you agree to use cookies in accordance with the Nanotech's Policy of not providing this information to any third party. Most interactive websites use cookies to allow retrieval of the user’s details for each visit. Cookies are used by our website to enable the functionality of certain areas to make it easier for people visiting our website.

Section II. License

Nanotech and/or its licensors own the intellectual property rights for all original material on www.wake-nanotech.org. All cited materials are the properties of the respective cited owners and not claimed by Nanotech. All intellectual property rights are reserved by the parties involved. You may access www.wake-nanotech.org for your own personal use subject to the following copyright use restrictions:

Specifically, you must not:

  1. Republish material from www.wake-nanotech.org

  2. Sell, rent or sub-license material from www.wake-nanotech.org

  3. Reproduce, duplicate or copy material from www.wake-nanotech.org

  4. Redistribute content from www.wake-nanotech.org

This Agreement shall begin on the date hereof.

Parts of this website offer an opportunity for users to post and exchange opinions and information. Nanotech does reserve the right to review, filter, or edit, such Comments prior to continued presence on the website. Comments do not reflect the views and opinions of Nanotech, or Wake Forest University or their agents and/or affiliates. Comments reflect the views and opinions of the persons who post their views and opinions. To the extent permitted by applicable laws, Nanotech shall not be liable for the Comments or for any liability, damages or expenses caused and/or suffered as a result of any use of and/or posting of and/or appearance of the Comments on this website. Nanotech reserves the right to remove in total any Comments which can be considered inappropriate, offensive or causes breach of these Terms and Conditions.

Specifically, you warrant and represent that:

  1. You are entitled to post the Comments on our website and have all necessary licenses and consents to do so;

  2. The Comments do not invade any intellectual property right, including without limitation copyright, patent or trademark of any third party;

  3. The Comments do not contain any defamatory, libelous, offensive, indecent or otherwise unlawful material which is an invasion of privacy

  4. The Comments will not be used to solicit or promote business or custom or present commercial activities or unlawful activity.

You hereby grant Nanotech a non-exclusive license to use, reproduce, edit and authorize others to use, reproduce and edit any of your Comments in any and all forms, formats or media.

Section III. Hyperlinking to our Content

The following organizations may link to our Website without prior written approval:

  1. Government agencies;

  2. Search engines;

  3. News organizations;

  4. Online directory distributors may link to our Website in the same manner as they hyperlink to the Websites of other listed businesses; and

  5. System wide Accredited Businesses except soliciting non-profit organizations, charity shopping malls, and charity fundraising groups which may not hyperlink to our Web site.

These organizations may link to this home page, to publications or to other Website information so long as the link: (a) is not in any way deceptive; (b) does not falsely imply sponsorship, endorsement or approval of the linking party and its products and/or services; and (c) fits within the context of the linking party’s site.

We may consider and approve other link requests from the following types of organizations:

  1. commonly-known consumer and/or business information sources;

  2. dot.com community sites;

  3. associations or other groups representing charities;

  4. online directory distributors;

  5. internet portals;

  6. accounting, law and consulting firms; and

  7. educational institutions and trade associations.

We will approve link requests from these organizations if we decide that: (a) the link would not make us look unfavorably to ourselves or to our accredited interests; (b) the organization does not have any negative records with us; (c) the benefit to us from the visibility of the hyperlink compensates the absence of Nanotech; and (d) the link is in the context of general resource information.

These organizations may link to this home page so long as the link: (a) is not in any way deceptive; (b) does not falsely imply sponsorship, endorsement or approval of the linking party and its products or services; and (c) fits within the context of the linking party’s site.

If you are one of the organizations listed in paragraphs above and are interested in linking to our website, you must inform us by sending an e-mail to carroldl@wfu.edu. Please include your name, your organization name, contact information as well as the URL of your site, a list of any URLs from which you intend to link to our Website, and a list of the URLs on our site to which you would like to link. Wait 2-3 weeks for a response.

Approved organizations may hyperlink to our Website as follows:

  1. By use of our corporate name; or

  2. By use of the uniform resource locator being linked to; or

  3. By use of any other description of our Website being linked to that makes sense within the context and format of content on the linking party’s site.

No use of Nanotech's logo or other artwork will be allowed for linking absent a trademark license agreement.

Section IV. iFrames

Without prior approval and written permission, you may not create frames around our Webpages that alter in any way the visual presentation or appearance of our Website.

Section V. Content Liability

We shall not be held responsible for any content that appears on your Website. You agree to protect and defend us against all claims that may arise on your Website. No link(s) should appear on any Website that may be interpreted as libelous, obscene or criminal, or which infringes, otherwise violates, or advocates the infringement or other violation of, any third party rights.

Section VI. Your Privacy

It shall be the policy of Nanotech that no access information is shared by us for commercial benefit except where explicitly call out in above paragraphs: linking, etc.

Section VII. Reservation of Rights

We reserve the right to request that you remove all links or any particular link to our Website. You agree to immediately remove all links to our Website upon request. We also reserve the right to amend these terms and conditions and it’s linking policy at any time. By linking to our Website, you agree to be bound to and follow these linking terms and conditions.

Section VIII. Removal of links from our website

If you find any link on our Website that is offensive for any reason, you are free to contact and inform us at any moment. We will consider requests to remove links but we are not obligated to or so or to respond to you directly. We do not warrant that the information on this website is correct, we do not warrant its completeness or accuracy; nor do we promise to ensure that the website remains available or that the material on the website is kept up to date.

Section IX. Disclaimer

To the maximum extent permitted by applicable law, we exclude all representations, warranties and conditions relating to our website and the use of this website. Nothing in this disclaimer will:

  1. limit or exclude our or your liability for death or personal injury;

  2. limit or exclude our or your liability for fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation;

  3. limit any of our or your liabilities in any way that is not permitted under applicable law; or

  4. exclude any of our or your liabilities that may not be excluded under applicable law.

The limitations and prohibitions of liability set in this Section and elsewhere in this disclaimer: (a) are subject to the preceding paragraphs; and (b) govern all liabilities arising under the disclaimer, including liabilities arising in contract, in tort and for breach of statutory duty. As long as the website and the information and services on the website are provided free of charge, we will not be liable for any loss or damage of any nature.

Note: Most of the Nanotech Website is hosted on a third party hosting service and not on University servers. By agreeing to these terms and conditions you will be automatically routed to our Wix host. Nanotech is not responsible for policies of the host.

I Accepthttp://www.wake-nanotech.org
I Accepthttp://www.wake-nanotech.org