Your use of Iskribo, including your consumption of contents is subject to terms and conditions set forth below. By visiting our website and browsing through our pages and contents, you agree to and accept the stipulations contained herein. Thus, these terms and conditions represent a binding contract between you, our website users or readers, and Iskirbo or specifically, the parent company—Esploro Company.
Iskribo and Esploro Company reserve the right to modify the terms and conditions at any time. Of course, we provide a provide on-page prompts in case of any modifications.
GENERAL WEBSITE USE POLICY
Agreeing and complying to our terms and conditions grant any reader a personal, non-exclusive, non-transferable, limited privilege to enter our website and consume our content.
Readers are not allowed to use this website in any other digital properties contained herein any manner that is illegal or in connection with any activity undertaken to cause harm to individuals or organizations. We also prohibit automated data collection activities including but not limited to scrapping, data mining, content extraction, and data harvesting. You must not use the website in any way that causes damage or impairment to its availability or accessibility.
All contents published on Iskribo either form part of our intellectual property portfolio or are the property of those who have allowed us to use and publish their works. However, agreeing and complying to our terms and conditions grant you free access to consume these contents.
The scope of content consumption includes reading articles or watching video postings. In addition, consumption entails appropriate referencing or attribution of our contents including specific authors or publishers. Sharing of contents through social media also constitutes consumption. We do not restrict anyone from citing or copying portions of our written contents granted that these portions or the entire of the contents are given proper attribution.
We strictly prohibit plagiarism. We define plagiarism as the practice of using the work of someone and passing it off as if it is something that is of original. For the sake of specificity, however, the following practices are also considered plagiarism:
(1) Using or lifting words, statements, or passages from other materials without proper attribution or citation and referencing;
(2) Cosmetic paraphrasing is also considered a form of plagiarism despite having proper attribution or citation and referencing. It occurs when an individual merely copies words, statements, or passages, while employing minimal changes in diction or choice of words, sentence structure, and/or paragraph structure;
(3) Lazy writing is also considered as plagiarism despite having proper attribution or citation and referencing. It occurs when an individual merely uses too much directly quoted materials or block quotes to substantiate his/her work.
Iskribo is also a content distributor for third parties. We accept content contributions from individuals and organizations. Take note that if you wish to have your work published, we need some rights. This means that whenever you forward your content through appropriate mediums of communication, including email, you grant Iskribo relevant rights.
Remember that submitted work should be free from any infringement of intellectual property rights. Iskribo provides our contributors proper byline and when needed, an additional profile section within the content.
Several portions of our website contain interactive areas including comments sections or discussion forums. Anyone who wishes to post on these areas must be not younger than 13 years of age. Hence, by posting, you confirm that you are 13 or above.
Furthermore, although the Internet is a medium for open communication and while we advocate for freedom of expression, we also believe in moderation. We do not tolerate expressions that contain hate speech or that degrades or ridicules an individual, organization, culture and religion, or race and ethnicity. We also do not tolerate profanity.
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NO WARRANTIES AND LIABILITIES
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