2. Intellectual Property

Maintaining intellectual property (“Intellectual Property”) is important for all businesses and we’re no exception. The following terms cover our copyrights, trademarks, and other intellectual property used to provide our Services.

2.1. Copyrights & Trademarks

2.1.1. Advanced WP’s website (accessed via http://dev.merrifield.advancedwp.ca) and all of its content including text, images, audio, video, scripts, files, functions, and code is the copyright property of Advanced WP. All rights are reserved.

2.1.2. Advanced WP and its symbol marks, word marks, and combination marks (our “Marks”) are all trademarks of Advanced WP.

2.1.3. Any replication, modification, or copying of any part of this website without the prior, written consent of Advanced WP is prohibited.

2.1.4. This copyright notice applies to site visitors, clients and non-clients, affiliates, partners, and resellers of Advanced WP.

2.1.5. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.

2.2. Permitted Use

2.2.1. We’re happy to support our customers and partners and if our brand can help do that, we’d like to hear from you. However, any and all use of our Marks requires the prior written permission of Advanced WP.

2.2.2. In no event shall our Marks be used to promote or otherwise market competitive products or services, disparage Advanced WP, our Services, our partners, or in any manner which, in our sole judgement, may damage the goodwill we’ve established with our Marks.

2.2.3. Nothing in our notices and communications shall be construed as conferring any license to any of Advanced WP’s Intellectual Property, whether by estoppel, implication, waiver, or otherwise.

2.2.4. In addition to our Intellectual Property, you acknowledge and agree that certain content available through and used to provide our Services is protected by copyright, trademark, patent, or other proprietary rights of Advanced WP and our affiliates, partners, licensors, and service providers.

2.2.5. You may not use any of our Marks as domain or business names.

2.3. Ownership

2.3.1. You understand that Advanced WP owns all rights and interests in the Services, including, without limitation, all of the intellectual property rights therein. The Services are licensed, not sold under this Agreement. This Agreement grants you a temporary, non-exclusive, revocable, royalty-free license to use the Services during the period permitted by Advanced WP, which is determined at our sole and absolute discretion, and which may be changed at any time, for any reason or no reason and with or without notice. You agree that you will keep the Services free of all security interests, liens, or other encumbrances. You may not sell, lease, license, loan or otherwise transfer or dispose of the Services and you will be responsible for any loss or damage to the Services.

2.3.2. Any information you send to Advanced WP, including but not limited to any ideas, remarks, suggestions, or prototypes (collectively, “Information”), shall immediately become the exclusive property of Advanced WP and we are entitled to use the Information without restriction or compensation to the person or party who sent us the Information. Under no circumstances shall any dissemination of Information to Advanced WP be subject to any obligation of confidentiality or expectation of compensation. By sending us Information, you are waiving any and all rights you may have in the Information.