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Intellectual property rights

These Terms and Conditions of Use apply to you when you view, access or otherwise use the publications located at www.synaps.network and www.peterharling.blog (“Synaps publications”). Synaps publications are owned by Synaps Suisse and Synaps–Pluggs LLC (“Synaps”). We grant you a nonexclusive, nontransferable, limited right to access, use, and display Synaps publications, provided that you comply fully with these Terms and Conditions of Use.


1. Copyright Notice.

All Synaps publications are protected by copyright, and are owned or controlled by or licensed to Synaps. Unauthorized copying, reproduction, republishing, uploading, transmitting or duplicating of any such material is prohibited. You may download any downloadable Synaps publications only for personal, noncommercial and informational purposes, provided that the documents are not modified and provided you maintain and abide by all copyright, trademark, and other notices contained in such material or if none, you include the following copyright notice in such downloaded materials:


© Copyright 2020 Synaps. All rights reserved. All use subject to Terms and Conditions of Use set forth here


2. Commercial Use of Synaps publications and Screen Shots.

Reproduction, copying, or redistribution of Synaps publications for commercial purposes is prohibited without the express written permission of Synaps. To obtain permission to copy portions of Synaps publications, please send an email to inbox@synaps.world and provide the following information in the body of the email:

  • the content you wish to use;
  • where, when and how it will be used (for example, a seminar, newsletter or news article);
  • where and how copies will be distributed and to what audience;
  • how many copies will be produced and distributed;
  • what other materials will be associated with the Synaps content; and
  • your name, title, company, address, email address and phone number,

We will evaluate and respond to your request as soon as possible. Synaps reserves the right to refuse permission to copy, distribute, broadcast, or publish any of its copyrighted material, including text and images on our publishing platform.


3. Modification of Terms and Conditions of Use.

Synaps reserves the right to revise these Terms and Conditions of Use at any time by updating this posting. Your continued use of Synaps publications constitutes your agreement to comply with such revisions, so you should visit this page from time to time.


4. Applicable Laws; Venue.

Synaps currently operates its publications from its offices in Lebanon and makes no representations that its publications are appropriate or available for use in other locations. The display of Synaps publications alone does not subject Synaps to any specific jurisdiction. Access to Synaps publications from any territory where the content is illegal is prohibited. If you choose to access Synaps publications from other locations, you do so at your own risk and are solely responsible for compliance with any and all applicable laws, rules and regulations. Any claim related to the use of Synaps publications shall be governed by, construed and enforced in accordance with the Berne Convention for the Protection of Literary and Artistic Works. Any action arising out of or related to the access, use, content, or existence of this blog shall be filed only in the appropriate Swiss jurisdiction. The access, viewing or use of this blog constitutes the user’s express permission and consent to the appropriate Swiss jurisdiction for purposes of such actions.

Illustration credits: Imperial Dragon by Joey Gannon on Flickr / licensed by CC Attribution-ShareAlike 2.0 GenericDragon’s silhouette icon by Angelus on Wikipedia / licensed by CC Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported.