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COPYRIGHT NOTICE & INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY POLICY


Copyright 2016 Sage, LLC. All rights reserved.


All material and content, including, without limitation, text, graphics, photographs and images published on www.hellosage.com ("Sage Content") is the property of Sage, LLC, and protected by the federal Copyright Act and the copyright laws of other countries. Subject to the federal Copyright Act and any other applicable laws, no Sage Content may be copied, reproduced, modified, adapted, published, republished, publicly displayed, performed, distributed, sold, translated into any foreign language, made into any derivative work, in whole or in part, alone or in compilations, and/or incorporated in other works in any form, format, media or technology, by any method, device or process, now known or later developed, without the express written permission of Sage, LLC.


USER CONTENT LICENSE GRANT FOR USERS


By submitting, posting, uploading, sharing or otherwise making available any text, post, contribution, or providing any other content (“User Content”) to Sage, LLC, www.hellosage.com, its entities or affiliates (“Sage, LLC”), and in consideration for the publication of any such User Content by Sage, LLC, and without compensation to you, you hereby agree that such User Content will become the property of Sage, LLC, and you hereby grant to Sage, LLC, a worldwide, royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable, transferable, unrestricted, non-exclusive right and license to use, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish, republish, distribute, prepare all foreign language translations and other derivative works, transmit, publicly display, and perform such User Content, in whole or in part, alone or in compilations, without the need to attribute authorship, and/or to incorporate it in other works in any form, format, media or technology, and by any method, device or process, now known or later developed. Without limiting the preceding sentence, you further grant and authorize Sage, LLC, the right to sell, license, sublicense, transfer, or assign the rights granted herein through multiple tiers of sublicenses to any party. You also authorize Sage, LLC, to place advertisements in close proximity to such User Content. To the extent that any right now or in the future existing under Copyright, Trademark, Patent or any other applicable law is not specifically granted to Sage, LLC, by the terms of this Agreement, such right shall be deemed to have been granted and authorized hereunder. Except as stated in the publication and other rights under license above, Sage is not in the business of developing or commercializing products based on User Content. For User Content that is not already known by Sage personnel or otherwise publicly available, Sage policy is not to develop or commercialize products based on such User Content without first obtaining the user’s consent. By submitting your User Content, you represent and warrant that this User Content is your original work, or that you have the right, authority and license to grant Sage, LLC, the licenses, rights, and authorizations afforded by this Agreement without the consent or authorization of any other person or entity. You further represent and warrant that your User Content does not violate, infringe or misappropriate the Copyright, Trademark, or any other personal, property or intellectual property right of any person or entity, including, without limitation, the trade secret, patent, right of publicity, right of privacy or any other right of any person or entity.


USER CONTENT LICENSE GRANT FOR REGISTERED USERS


As a Registered User of www.hellosage.com and submitting, posting, uploading, sharing or otherwise making available any text, post, contribution, or providing any other content (“User Content”) to Sage, LLC, www.hellosage.com, its entities or affiliates (“Sage, LLC”), and in consideration for the publication of any such User Content by Sage, LLC, and without compensation to you, you hereby agree that such User Content will become the property of Sage, LLC, and you hereby grant to Sage, LLC, a worldwide, royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable, transferable, unrestricted, non-exclusive right and license to use, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish, republish, distribute, prepare all foreign language translations and other derivative works, transmit, publicly display, and perform such User Content, in whole or in part, alone or in compilations, without the need to attribute authorship, and/or to incorporate it in other works in any form, format, media or technology, and by any method, device or process, now known or later developed. Without limiting the preceding sentence, you further grant and authorize Sage, LLC, the right to sell, license, sublicense, transfer, or assign the rights granted herein through multiple tiers of sublicenses to any party. You also authorize Sage, LLC, to place advertisements in close proximity to such User Content. To the extent that any right now or in the future existing under Copyright, Trademark, Patent or any other applicable law is not specifically granted to Sage, LLC, by the terms of this Agreement, such right shall be deemed to have been granted and authorized hereunder. Except as stated in the publication and other rights under license above, Sage is not in the business of developing or commercializing products based on User Content. For User Content that is not already known by Sage personnel or otherwise publicly available, Sage policy is not to develop or commercialize products based on such User Content without first obtaining the user’s consent. As a Registered User of www.hellosage.com submitting your User Content, you represent and warrant that this User Content is your original work, or that you have the right, authority and license to grant Sage, LLC, the licenses, rights, and authorizations afforded by this Agreement without the consent or authorization of any other person or entity. You further represent and warrant that your User Content does not violate, infringe or misappropriate the Copyright, Trademark, or any other personal, property or intellectual property right of any person or entity, including, without limitation, the trade secret, patent, right of publicity, right of privacy or any other right of any person or entity.


Sage Privacy Policy Agreement


The privacy of our visitors to the Sage web site, www.hellosage.com ("Sage, LLC") and the users of software applications developed by Sage and used by the users of mobile devices is important to us. Because we gather certain types of information about our users, we want to help you understand the terms and conditions surrounding the collection and use of that information. This privacy statement discloses the types of information we gather, how we use it, and how to correct or change it. These privacy practices apply to the Web site that you were viewing when you clicked through to this policy, which is operated directly by us, and also apply to your access to the Web site by a mobile device or by Sage software applications running on a mobile device, except to any terms of the End User License Agreement (the “EULA”) for any Sage mobile device software application conflict with this policy, the terms of the EULA shall control. Here is information on what types of personal information we receive and collect when you use visit the Sage LLC web sites or use Sage software applications and how we safeguard your information. We never sell your personal information to third parties. Our primary goal in collecting personal information is to provide you with the best and most useful content and services. Several of the services and features that we offer on our sites and our applications require you to provide us with information as a condition of usage. These include access to email newsletters and participation in our forum. Once you register with one of our Sage LLC sites or through an Sage software application you are no longer anonymous to us. As with most other websites, we collect and use the data contained in log files. The information in the log files include your IP address, your ISP, the browser you used to visit our site, the time you visited our site and which pages you visited throughout our site. In addition, Sage software applications may collect certain information automatically including, but not limited to, the type of mobile device you use, your mobile devices unique device ID, the IP address of your mobile device, your mobile operating system, the type of mobile internet browser you use, and information about how you use the Sage application(s). Sage does not collect precise information about the location of your mobile device. We do use cookies to store information, such as your personal preferences when you visit our site. This could include only showing you a popup once in your visit, or the ability to login to some of our features, such as forums. We also use third party advertisements on hellosage.com to support our site. Some of these advertisers may use technology such as cookies and web beacons when they advertise on our site, which will also send these advertisers (such as Google through the Google AdWords and/or AdSense programs) information including your IP address, your ISP, the browser you used to visit our site, and in some cases, whether you have Flash installed. This is generally used for geo-targeting purposes or showing certain ads based on specific sites visited. This website and Sage applications also use Google Analytics and/or Google Analytics for Mobile Apps which are implemented by Google Analytics Tracking Code (called page tags) which run in the client’s browser and allows us to track and report on website traffic and application usage which may include, among other things, page and application usage, where a site visitor came from, how long the visitor stayed, as well as general geographical position. You can chose to disable or selectively turn off our cookies or third-party cookies in your browser settings, or by managing preferences in programs such as Norton Internet Security. However, this can affect how you are able to interact with our site (as well as other websites) and with Sage applications. This could include the inability to login to services or programs, such as logging into forums or accounts. Sage may periodically transmit aggregated, anonymized data to help us improve the our applications and our service. We will share your information with third parties only in the ways that are described in this privacy statement. We may disclose personally identifiable information: as required by law, such as to comply with a subpoena, or similar legal process; when we believe in good faith that disclosure is necessary to protect our rights, protect your safety or the safety of others, investigate fraud, or respond to a government request; and/or with our trusted services providers who work on our behalf, do not have an independent use of the information we disclose to them, and have agreed to adhere to the rules set forth in this privacy statement. Users who would rather not provide any of the user data requested by our registration process do not need to register with us. You can still view much of the content and use many of the services offered by our sites without registering. If you have already registered with us and wish to have your account deleted, you may do so in the member-services area of your account. If you do not register as a user of a Sage software application, you may not be able to use some or all of the features offered by the applications until such time as you register with us. You can stop all collection of information by Sage software applications by uninstalling the application from your computer and/or mobile devices. You can review, correct, or change the information collected during registration for any of our sites. The instructions for doing this can be found in our member-services areas. Users may change information at any time and as often as necessary. Users who are experiencing problems with our services or who have questions about how our services work can contact us using the e-mail address at the bottom of this page. Our privacy policy may be updated from time to time in our discretion and for any reason. Any modifications to our privacy practices will be reflected first within this area of our Web site(s). If there is a material change in our privacy practices, we will indicate on our sites that our privacy practices have changed and provide a link to the new privacy statement. If we are going to be using the information collected from users in a manner materially different from that stated at the time of collection, we will send affected users written notice of the change by e-mail. None of the sites within our network is directed to children under the age of 13. We operate our network of sites in compliance with the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act and do not permit registration by, and will not knowingly collect or use personally identifiable information from, anyone under 13 years of age. This requirement is clearly posted during the registration process. We are concerned about safeguarding the confidentiality of your information. We provide physical, electronic, and procedural safeguards to protect information we process and maintain. For example, we limit access to this information to authorized employees and contractors who need to know that information in order to operate, develop or improve our website and software applications. Please be aware that, although we endeavor provide reasonable security for information we process and maintain, no security system can prevent all potential security breaches. By accessing this site, by downloading and/or using a Sage application, and/or by indicating your consent in order to gain access to the site or to access a Sage application, you are consenting to our processing of your information as set forth in this Privacy Policy now and as amended by us. "Processing” means using cookies on a computer/hand-held device or using or gathering information in any way including, but not limited to, collecting, storing, deleting, using, combining and disclosing information as set forth in this Privacy Policy.


Sage Affiliate Disclosure


In compliance with the FTC guidelines, please read carefully the following about some links and other material on this website: Many of the links appearing under posts on hellosage.com are affiliate links of which Sage receives a small commission from sales of certain items at no increase in price to you. hellosage.com is also a participant in the Viglinks Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking other e-commerce websites. Pages on this site may include affiliate links to affiliate sites on which the owner of this website will be paid a referral commission. Please note that products are purchased from third party companies and we do control these companies or have a financial interest other than an affiliate relationship unless otherwise disclosed. For this reason, Sage cannot ensure that any item purchased through a link on hellosage.com is shipped on time, packaged properly, or that you will like it. Any problems or concerns with a specific product purchased through a link on this website should be directed to the company the item was purchased from. SAGE EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMS AND ALL WARRANTIES WHETHER EXPRESSED OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE OR MERCHANTABILITY FOR ANY ITEMS PURCHASED THROUGH AN AFFILIATE LINK.