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USER AGREEMENTEffective on June 7, 2017

	Welcome, and thanks for using LinkedIn.com, SlideShare.net, Pulse and/or other LinkedIn services and apps! When you use our products and services, you're agreeing	Our User Agreement has been updated. Click here to our terms, so please takesee a few minutes to read over the User Agreement below.summary of changes.

	Note: You	Our mission is to connect the world’s professionals to allow them to be more productive and successful. Our services are entering intodesigned to promote economic opportunity for our members by enabling you and millions of other professionals to meet, exchange ideas, learn, and find opportunities or employees, work, and make decisions in a legally binding agreement.network of trusted relationships.

1. INTRODUCTIONWE WILL UPDATE OUR USER AGREEMENT SOON. PLEASE SEE THE PREVIEW.	 View our User Agreement video

	We are a social network and online platform for professionals.TABLE OF CONTENTS:

1.1. PURPOSE	 Introduction
	 Obligations
	 Rights and Limits
	 Disclaimer and Limit of Liability
	 Termination
	 Dispute Resolution
	 General Terms
	 LinkedIn “Dos” and “Don’ts”
	 Complaints Regarding Content
	 How To Contact Us

	Our mission is to connect the world's professionals to allow them to be more productive and successful. Our services are designed to promote economic opportunity for our members by enabling you and millions of other professionals to meet, exchange ideas, learn, and find opportunities or employees, work, and make decisions in a network of trusted relationships.1. INTRODUCTION

1.2. AGREEMENT1.1 CONTRACT

	When you use our Services (including Slideshareyou agree to all of these terms. Your use of our Services is also subject to our Cookie Policy and Pulse), YOU ARE ENTERING INTO A LEGAL AGREEMENT AND YOU AGREE TO ALL OF THESE TERMS.our Privacy Policy, which covers how we collect, use, share, and store your personal information.

	YOU ALSO AGREE	You agree that by clicking “Join Now”, “Join LinkedIn”, “Sign Up” or similar, registering, accessing or using our services (described below), YOU ARE AGREEING TO OUR PRIVACY POLICY, WHICH COVERS HOW WE COLLECT, USE, SHARE, AND STORE YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION.ENTER INTO A LEGALLY BINDING CONTRACT with LinkedIn (even if you are using our Services on behalf of a company). If you do not agree to this contract (“Contract” or “User Agreement”), do NOT click “Join Now” (or similar) and do not access or otherwise use any of our Services.

	You agree that by clicking “Join Now” “Join LinkedIn”, “Sign Up” or similar, registering, accessing or using our services (including LinkedIn, SlideShare, Pulse, our related mobile apps, developer platforms, premium services, or any content or information provided as part	Your use of these services, collectively, “Services”), you are entering into a legally binding agreement (even if you are using our Services on behalf of a company). If you reside in the United States, your agreement is with LinkedIn Corporationalso subject to our Privacy Policy and if you reside outside of the United States, your agreement is with LinkedIn Ireland Unlimited Company (each, “LinkedIn” or “we”).Cookie Policy.

	This “Agreement” includes this User Agreement and the Privacy Policy, and other terms that will be displayed to you at the time you first use certain features (such as starting a “Group,” downloading one of our software applications or purchasing advertisements or InMails™), as may be amended by LinkedIn from time to time. If you do not agree to this Agreement, do NOT click “Join Now” (or similar) and do not access or otherwise use any of our Services.Services

	Registered	This Contract applies to LinkedIn.com, LinkedIn-branded apps, Slideshare, LinkedIn Learning and other LinkedIn-related sites, apps, communications and other services that state that they are offered under this Contract (“Services”), including the offsite collection of data for those Services, such as our ads and the “Apply with LinkedIn” and “Share with LinkedIn” plugins. Registered users of our Services are “Members” and unregistered users are “Visitors”. This AgreementContract applies to both.Backboth.

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	You are entering into this Contract with LinkedIn (also referred to as “we” and “us”). If you reside in the United States, you are entering into this Contract with LinkedIn Corporation and your personal data provided to, or collected by or for, our Services is controlled by LinkedIn Corporation. If you reside outside the United States, you are entering into this Contract with LinkedIn Ireland U.C. and your personal data provided to, or collected by or for, our Services is controlled by LinkedIn Ireland U.C.

1.2 MEMBERS AND VISITORS

	When you register and join the LinkedIn Service, you become a Member. If you have chosen not to register for our Services, you may access certain features as a visitor.

 1.3 CHANGE

	We may modify this Contract, our Privacy Policy and our Cookies Policies from time to time. If we make material changes to it, we will provide you notice through our Services, or by other means, to provide you the opportunity to review the changes before they become effective. If you object to any changes, you may close your account. Your continued use of our Services after we publish or send a notice about our changes to these terms means that you are consenting to Topthe updated terms. 

2. OBLIGATIONS

2.1. SERVICE ELIGIBILITY

	Here are some promises you make to us in this Agreement:Contract:

	You’re eligible to enter into this Contract and you are at least our “Minimum Age.”

	The Services are not for use by anyone under the age of 16.

	You're eligible to enter into	To use the Services, you agree that: (1) you must be the “Minimum Age“Members who were below this new Minimum Age when they started using the Services under a previous User Agreement may continue to use them, as they have already reached the new Minimum Age since then or will reach it in the near future.”” (described below) or older; (2) you will only have one LinkedIn account (and/or one SlideShare account, if applicable), which must be in your real name; and (3) you are at least our “Minimum Age.”not already restricted by LinkedIn from using the Services.

	To	Members who were below this new Minimum Age when they started using the Services under a previous User Agreement may continue to use them, as they have already reached the Services, you agree that: (1) you must be the “Minimum Age” (defined below)new Minimum Age since then or older; (2) you will only have one LinkedIn account (and/or one SlideShare or Pulse account, if applicable), which must bereach it in your real name; and (3) you are not already restricted by LinkedIn from using the Services.near future.

	“Minimum Age” means (a) 18 years old for the People's Republic of China, (b) 16 years old for the Netherlands, (c) 14 years old for the United States, Canada, Germany, Spain, Australia and South Korea, and (d) 13 years old for all other countries.old. However, if law requires that you must be older in order for LinkedIn to lawfully provide the Services to you without parental consent (including the collection, storage and useusing of your information)personal data) then the Minimum Age is such older age. The Services are not for use by anyone under the age of 13.

2.2.2.2 YOUR MEMBERSHIPACCOUNT

	You'll	You’ll keep your password a secret.

	You will not share an account with anyone else and will follow our rules and the law.

	As between you and others, your	Members are account belongs to you.holders. You agree to: (1) try to choose a strong and secure password; (2) keep your password secure and confidential; (3) not transfer any part of your account (e.g., connections, groups)connections) and (4) follow the law and theour list of Dos and Don'ts below.Don’ts. You are responsible for anything that happens through your account unless you close it or report misuse.

	Note that for Premium	As between you and others (including your employer), your account belongs to you. However, if the Services were purchased by another party for you to use (e.g. Recruiter seat bought by your employer), the party paying for the Premium Service controls such an account (which is different from your personal account)Service has the right to control access to and may terminateget reports on your accessuse of such paid Service; however, they do not have rights to it.your personal account.

2.3 PAYMENT

	You'll	You’ll honor your payment obligations and you are okay with us storing your payment information. Also,You understand that there may be fees and taxes that are added to our prices.

	We don't guarantee refunds.

	If you purchasebuy any of our paid Services (“Premium Services”), you agree to pay us the applicable fees and taxes.taxes and to additional terms specific to the paid Services. Failure to pay these fees maywill result in the termination of your subscription. Also:paid Services. Also, you agree that:

	 Your purchase may be subject to foreign exchange fees or differences in prices based on location (e.g. exchange rates).
	 You authorize us toWe may store and continue billing your payment method (e.g. credit card) even after it has expired, to avoid interruptions in your service (e.g. subscriptions)Services and to facilitate easy payment for new services.
	 You mustuse to pay us for applicable fees and taxes unlessother Services you cancel the Premium Service, in which casemay buy.
	 If you agree to still pay these fees throughpurchase a subscription, your payment method automatically will be charged at the endstart of each subscription period for the fees and taxes applicable subscriptionto that period. To avoid future charges, cancel before the renewal date. Learn how to cancel or changesuspend your Premium Services.
	 All of your purchases of Services and read about LinkedIn'sare subject to LinkedIn’s refund policy.
	 Taxes are calculatedWe may calculate taxes payable by you based on the billing information that you provide us at the time of purchase.

	For LinkedIn, you	You can get a copy of your invoice through your LinkedIn account settings under “Purchase History” for SlideShare you can request your invoice through Customer Support.History”.

2.4. NOTICES AND SERVICE MESSAGES

	You're	You’re okay with us usingproviding notices to you through our websites, mobile apps, and emailcontact information your provided to us. If the contact information you provide is out of date, you withmay miss out on important notices. This Agreement applies to mobile applications as well. Also, you agree certain additional information can be shared with us.

	If	You agree that we will provide notices to you in the following ways: (1) a notice within the Service, or (2) a message sent to the contact information you provide isn'tprovided us (e.g., email, mobile number, physical address). You agree to keep your contact information up to date, you may miss out on these notices.date.

	You agree that we may provide notices	Please review your settings to you incontrol and limit the following ways: (1) a banner notice on the Service, or (2) an email sent to an addressmessages you provided, or (3) through other means including mobile number, telephone, or mail. You agree to keep your contact information up to date.receive from us.

	Please review your LinkedIn.com and Slideshare.net settings to control and limit what kind of messages you receive from us.

2.5. MESSAGES AND2.5 SHARING

	When you share information, others can see, copy and use that information.

	Our Services allow messaging and sharing of information in many ways, such as your profile, slide deck, links to news articles, job postings, InMails and blogs. Information and content that you share or post may be seen by other Members or, if public, byor Visitors. Where we have made settings available, we will honor the choices you make about who can see content or information (e.g., sharingmessage content to a group instead of your network, changing the default setting for SlideShareaddressees, sharing content from publiconly to a more restricted view, limitingLinkedIn connections, restricting your profile visibility,visibility from search engines, or opting not letting people know when you changeto notify others of your profile, make recommendations or follow companies). Note that otherLinkedIn profile update). For job searching activities, such as applyingwe default to not notifying your connections network or the public. So if you apply for a job through our Service or sending an InMail,opt to signal that you are byinterested in a job, our default private, only visibleis to share it only with the addressee(s).job poster.

	We are not obligated to publish any information or content on our Service and can remove it in our sole discretion, with or without notice.Back to Topnotice.

3. RIGHTS AND LIMITS

3.1. YOUR LICENSE TO LINKEDIN

	You own all of the content, feedback, and personal information you provide to us, but you also grant us a non-exclusive license to it.

	We'll	We’ll honor the choices you make about who gets to see your information and content.content

	You promise to only provide information and content that you have the right to share, and that your LinkedIn profile will be truthful.

	As between you and LinkedIn, you own the content and information that you submit or post to the Services and you are only granting LinkedIn and our affiliatesAffiliates are companies controlling, controlled by or under common control with us, including, for example, LinkedIn Ireland UC, LinkedIn Corporation, LinkedIn Singapore and Microsoft Corporation. the following non-exclusive license: A worldwide, transferable and sublicensable right to use, copy, modify, distribute, publish, and process, information and content that you provide through our Services, without any further consent, notice and/or compensation to you or others. These rights are limited in the following ways:

	 You can end this license for specific content by deleting such content from the Services, or generally by closing your account, except (a) to the extent you shared it with others as part of the Service and they copiedcopied, re-shared it or stored it and (b) for the reasonable time it takes to remove from backup and other systems.
	 We will not include your content in advertisements for the products and services of others (including sponsored content)third parties to others without your separate consent.consent (including sponsored content). However, we have the right, without compensationpayment to you or others, to serve ads near your content and information, and your commentssocial actionse.g. likes, comments, follows, shares on sponsored content and company pages may be visiblevisible, as noted in the Privacy Policy.
	 We will get your consent if we want to give othersthird parties the right to publish your posts beyond the Service. However, other Members and/or Visitors may access and share your content and information, consistent with your settings and degree of connection with them.choices.
	 While we may edit and make formatting changes to your content (such as translating it, modifying the size, layout or file type or removing metadata), we will not modify the meaning of your expression.
	 Because you own your content and information and we only have non-exclusive rights to it, you may choose to make it available to others, including under the terms of a Creative Commons license.

	You agree that we may access, store and use any information that you provide in accordance with the terms of the Privacy Policy and your privacy settings.choices (including settings).

	By submitting suggestions or other feedback regarding our Services to LinkedIn, you agree that LinkedIn can use and share (but does not have to) such feedback for any purpose without compensation to you.

	You agree to only provide content or information if that does not violate the law nor anyone'sanyone’s rights (e.g., without violating any(including intellectual property rights or breaching a contract).rights). You also agree that your profile information will be truthful. LinkedIn may be required by law to remove certain information or content in certain countries.

3.2. SERVICE AVAILABILITY

	We may change or discontinue any of our Services. We can't promise to store or keep showing any information and content you've posted.


	We may change, suspend or end any Service, or change and modify prices prospectively in our discretion. To the extent allowed under law, these changes may be effective upon notice provided to you.

	LinkedIn	We may change or discontinue any of our Services. We don’t promise to store or keep showing any information and content that you’ve posted.

	LinkedIn is not a storage service. You agree that we have no obligation to store, maintain or provide you a copy of any content or information that you or others provide, except to the extent required by applicable law and as noted in Section 3.1 of our Privacy PolicyPolicy.

3.3. OTHER CONTENT, SITES AND APPS

	When you see or	Your use others'of others’ content and information posted on our Services, it'sis at your own risk.

	Third parties	Others may offer their own products and services through LinkedIn, and we aren'taren’t responsible for those third-party activities.

	By using the Services, you may encounter content or information that might be inaccurate, incomplete, delayed, misleading, illegal, offensive or otherwise harmful. LinkedIn generally does not review content provided by our Members.Members or others. You agree that we are not responsible for third parties'others’ (including other Members')Members’) content or information orinformation. We cannot always prevent this misuse of our services, and you agree that we are not responsible for any damages as result ofsuch misuse. You also acknowledge the risk that you or your use oforganization may be mistakenly associated with content about others when we let connections and followers know you or reliance on it.your organization were mentioned in the news. You may opt out of this feature.

	You are responsible for deciding if you want to access or use third party apps or sites that link from our Services. If you allow a third party app or site to authenticate you or connect with your LinkedIn account, that app or site can access information on LinkedIn related to you and your connections. Third party apps and sites have their own legal terms and privacy policies, and you may be giving others permission to use your information in ways we would not. Except to the limited extent it may be required by applicable law, LinkedIn is not responsible for these other sites and apps -- use these at your own risk. Please see Sections 2.6 and 2.7 of theour Privacy Policy.

3.4. LIMITS

	We have the right to limit how you connect and interact on our Services.

	We're providing	LinkedIn reserves the right to limit your use of the Services, including the number of your connections and your ability to contact other Members. LinkedIn reserves the right to restrict, suspend, or terminate your account if LinkedIn believes that you notice about our intellectual property rights.may be in breach of this Contract or law or are misusing the Services (e.g. violating any Do and Don’ts).

	LinkedIn reserves the right to limit your use of the Services, including the number of your connections and your ability to contact other Members. LinkedIn reserves the right to restrict, suspend, or terminate your account if LinkedIn believes that you may be in breach of this Agreement or law or are misusing the Services (e.g. violating any Do and Don'ts).3.5 INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS

	LinkedIn	We’re providing you notice about our intellectual property rights.

	LinkedIn reserves all of its intellectual property rights in the Services. For example,Using the Services does not give you any ownership in our Services or the content or information made available through our Services. Trademarks and logos used in connection with the Services are be the trademarks of their respective owners. LinkedIn, SlideShare, LinkedIn (stylized), the SlideShare and “in” logos and other LinkedIn trademarks, service marks, graphics, and logos used in connection with LinkedInfor our Services are trademarks or registered trademarks of LinkedIn. Other trademarks and logos used in connection with the Services may be the trademarks of their respective owners.Back to Top

4. DISCLAIMER AND LIMIT OF LIABILITY

4.1. NO WARRANTY

	This is our disclaimer of legal liability for the quality, safety, or reliability of our Services.

	TO THE EXTENT ALLOWED UNDER LAW, LINKEDIN AND ITS AFFILIATES (AND THOSE THAT LINKEDIN WORKS WITH TO PROVIDE THE SERVICES) (A) DISCLAIM ALL IMPLIED WARRANTIES AND REPRESENTATIONS (E.G. WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, ACCURACY OF DATA, AND NONINFRINGEMENT); (B) DO NOT GUARANTEE THAT THE SERVICES WILL FUNCTION WITHOUT INTERRUPTION OR ERRORS, AND (C) PROVIDE THE SERVICE (INCLUDING CONTENT AND INFORMATION) ON AN “AS IS” AND “AS AVAILABLE” BASIS.

	SOME LAWS DO NOT ALLOW CERTAIN DISCLAIMERS, SO SOME OR ALL OF THESE DISCLAIMERS MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.

4.2. EXCLUSION OF LIABILITY

	These are the limits of legal liability we may have to you.

	TO THE EXTENT PERMITTED UNDER LAW (AND UNLESS LINKEDIN HAS ENTERED INTO A SEPARATE WRITTEN AGREEMENT THAT SUPERSEDESOVERRIDES THIS AGREEMENT),CONTRACT), LINKEDIN AND ITS AFFILIATES (AND THOSE THAT LINKEDIN WORKS WITH TO PROVIDE THE SERVICES) SHALL NOT BE LIABLE TO YOU OR OTHERS FOR ANY INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES, OR ANY LOSS OF DATA, OPPORTUNITIES, REPUTATION, PROFITS OR REVENUES, RELATED TO THE SERVICES (E.G. OFFENSIVE OR DEFAMATORY STATEMENTS, DOWN TIME OR LOSS, USE OF, OR CHANGES TOTO, YOUR INFORMATION OR CONTENT).

	IN NO EVENT SHALL THE LIABILITY OF LINKEDIN AND ITS AFFILIATES (AND THOSE THAT LINKEDIN WORKS WITH TO PROVIDE THE SERVICES) EXCEED, IN THE AGGREGATE FOR ALL CLAIMS, AN AMOUNT THAT IS THE LESSER OF (A) FIVE TIMES THE MOST RECENT MONTHLY OR YEARLY FEE THAT YOU PAID FOR A PREMIUM SERVICE, IF ANY, OR (B) US $1000.

	THIS LIMITATION OF LIABILITY IS PART OF THE BASIS OF THE BARGAIN BETWEEN YOU AND LINKEDIN AND SHALL APPLY TO ALL CLAIMS OF LIABILITY (E.G. WARRANTY, TORT, NEGLIGENCE, CONTRACT, LAW) AND EVEN IF LINKEDIN OR ITS AFFILIATES HAS BEEN TOLD OF THE POSSIBILITY OF ANY SUCH DAMAGE, AND EVEN IF THESE REMEDIES FAIL THEIR ESSENTIAL PURPOSE.

	SOME LAWS DO NOT ALLOW THE LIMITATION OR EXCLUSION OF LIABILITY, SO THESE LIMITS MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.Back to TopYOU.

5. TERMINATION

	We can each end this AgreementContract anytime we want.

	LinkedIn or You	Both you and LinkedIn may terminate this AgreementContract at any time with notice to the other. On termination, you lose the right to access or use the Services. The following shall survive termination:

	 Our rights to use and disclose your feedback;
	 Members'Members and/or Visitors'Visitors’ rights to further re-share content and information you shared through the Service to the extent copied or re-shared prior to termination;
	 Sections 4, 6 and 7 of this Agreement;Contract;
	 Any amounts owed by either party prior to termination remain owed after termination.

	You can visit our Help Center to learn how to close your LinkedIn account, close your Pulse account, or close your Slideshare account.Back to Topaccount.

6. DISPUTE RESOLUTION

	In the unlikely event we end up in a legal dispute, we agree to resolve it will take place in California courts, applyingcourts (using California law.law) or Dublin, Ireland courts (using Irish law).

	You	IF YOU LIVE IN THE EUROPEAN UNION: You agree that the laws of Ireland, excluding conflict of laws rules, shall exclusively govern any dispute relating to this Contract and/or the Services. We both agree that all of these claims can only be litigated in Dublin, Ireland, and we each agree to personal jurisdiction of the courts located in Dublin, Ireland.

	FOR ALL OTHERS, INCLUDING THOSE WHO LIVE OUTSIDE OF THE UNITED STATES, you agree that the laws of the State of California, U.S.A., excluding its conflict of laws rules, shall exclusively govern any dispute relating to this AgreementContract and/or the Services. We both agree that all of these claims can only be litigated in the federal or state courts ofin Santa Clara County, California, USA, and we each agree to personal jurisdiction in those courts.Back to Topcourts.

7. GENERAL TERMS

	Here are some important details about how to read the Agreement.Contract.

	If a court with authority over this AgreementContract finds any part of it not enforceable, you and us agree that the court should modify the terms to make that part enforceable while still achieving its intent. If the court cannot do that, you and us agree to ask the court to remove that unenforceable part and still enforce the rest of this Agreement.Contract. To the extent allowed by law, the English language version of this AgreementContract is binding and other translations are for convenience only. This AgreementContract (including additional terms that may be provided by us when you engage with a feature of the Services) is the only agreement between us regarding the Services and supersedes all prior agreements for the Services.

	If we don't act to enforce a breach of this Agreement,Contract, that does not mean that LinkedIn has waived its right to enforce this Agreement.Contract. You may not assign or transfer this AgreementContract (or your membership or use of Services) to anyone without our consent. However, you agree that LinkedIn may assign this AgreementContract to its affiliates or a party that buys it without your consent. There are no third party beneficiaries to this Agreement.Contract.

	We reserve the right to change the terms of this AgreementContract and will provide you notice if we do and we agree that changes cannot be retroactive. If you don't agree to these changes, you must stop using the Services.

	You agree that the only way to provide us legal notice is at the addresses provided in Section 10.Back to Top10.

8. LINKEDIN “DOS” AND “DON’TS.”

8.1. DOS. YOUDOS

	YOU AGREE THAT YOU WILL:

	 Comply with all applicable laws, including, without limitation, privacy laws, intellectual property laws, anti-spam laws, export control laws, tax laws, and regulatory requirements;
	 Provide accurate information to us and keep it updated;
	 Use your real name on your profile;
	 Use the Services in a professional manner.

8.2. DON'TS. YOUDON’TS

	YOU AGREE THAT YOU WILL NOT:

	 Act dishonestlyin an unlawful or unprofessionally,unprofessional manner in connection with our Services, including by posting inappropriate,being dishonest, abusive or discriminatory;
	 Post inaccurate, defamatory obscene, shocking, hateful, threatening or objectionable content;
	 Addotherwise inappropriate content that is not intended for, or inaccurate for, a designated field (e.g. submitting a telephone number in the “title” or any other field, or including telephone numbers, email addresses, street addressesairing personal grievances or any personally identifiable information for which there is not a field provided by LinkedIn);disputes;
	 Use an image that is not your likeness or a head-shot photo for your profile;
	 Create a false identity on LinkedIn;LinkedIn. The occasional creation of clearly fictional profiles by LinkedIn or with its express permission in connection with a promotional campaign does not waive this obligation;
	 Misrepresent your identity (e.g. by using a pseudonym), your current or previous positions and qualifications;
	 Misrepresent yourpositions, qualifications or affiliations with a person or entity, past or present;
	 Misrepresent your identity, including but not limited to the use of a pseudonym;entity;
	 Create a Member profile for anyone other than yourself (a real person);
	 Invite people you do not know to join your network;
	 Use or attempt to use another's account;
	 Harass, abuse or harm another person;
	 Send spam or other unwelcomed communications to others;
	 Scrapepost any unsolicited or copy profiles and informationunauthorized advertising, “junk mail,” “spam,” “chain letters,” “pyramid schemes,” or any form of others throughsolicitation unauthorized by LinkedIn;
	 Develop, support or use software, devices, scripts, robots, or any other means or processes (including crawlers, browser plugins and add-ons, andor any other technology or manual work);
	 Act in an unlawful, libelous, abusive, obscene, discriminatorywork) to scrape the Services or otherwise objectionable manner;copy profiles and other data from the Services;
	 Bypass or circumvent any access controls or Service use limits (such as caps on keyword searches);
	 Copy, use, disclose or distribute any information obtained from the Services, whether directly or through third parties (such as search engines), without the consent of LinkedIn;
	 Solicit email addresses or other personal information from Members you don’t know, without authorization.
	 Use, disclose or distribute any data obtained in violation of this policy;
	 Disclose information that you do not have the rightconsent to disclose (such as confidential information of others (including your employer));
	 Violate the intellectual property rights of others, including copyrights, patents, trademarks, trade secrets, copyrights or other proprietary rights;rights. For example, do not copy or distribute (except through the available sharing functionality) the posts or other content of others without their permission, which they may give by posting under a Creative Commons license;
	 Violate the intellectual property or other rights of LinkedIn, including, without limitation, (i) copying or distributing our learning videos or other materials or (ii) copying or distributing our technology, unless it is released under open source licenses; (iii) using the word “LinkedIn” or our logos in any business name, email, or URL except as provided in the Brand Guidelines;
	 Use LinkedIn invitations to send messages to people who don'tdon’t know you or who are unlikely to recognize you as a known contact;
	 Post any unsolicited or unauthorized advertising, “junk mail,” “spam,” “chain letters,” “pyramid schemes,” or any other form of solicitation unauthorized by LinkedIn;
	 Send messages to distribution lists, newsgroup aliases, or group aliases;
	 Post anything that contains software viruses, worms, or any other harmful code;
	 Manipulate identifiers in order to disguise the origin of any message or post transmitted through the Services;Services.
	 Create profiles or provide content that promotes escort services or prostitution.
	 CreatingCreate or operate a pyramid scheme, fraud or other similar practice;
	 Copy or use the information, content or data of others available on the Services (except as expressly authorized);
	 Copy or use the information, content or data on LinkedIn in connection with a competitive service (as determined by LinkedIn);
	 Copy, modify or create derivative works of LinkedIn, the Services or any related technology (except as expressly authorized by LinkedIn);
	 Reverse engineer, decompile, disassemble, decipher or otherwise attempt to derive the source code for the Services or any related technology, or any part thereof;technology that is not open source;
	 Imply or state that you are affiliated with or endorsed by LinkedIn without our express consent (e.g., representing yourself as an accredited LinkedIn trainer);
	 Rent, lease, loan, trade, sell/re-sell access to the Services or related any information or data;
	 Sell, sponsor, or otherwise monetize a LinkedIn Group or any other feature of the Services,Service without LinkedIn'sLinkedIn’s consent;
	 Deep-link to our Services for any purpose other than to promote your profile or a Group on LinkedIn (as set forth in the Brand Guidelines),our Services, without LinkedIn'sLinkedIn’s consent;
	 Remove any copyright, trademark or other proprietary rights notices contained in or on our Service;
	 Remove, cover or obscure any advertisement included on the Services;
	 Collect, use, copy, or transfer any information obtained from LinkedIn without the consent of LinkedIn;
	 Share or disclose information of others without their express consent;
	 Use manual or automated software, devices, scripts robots, other means or processes to access, “scrape,” “crawl” or “spider” the Services or any related data or information;

	 Use bots or other automated methods to access the Services, add or download contacts, send or redirect messages;
	 Monitor the Services'Services’ availability, performance or functionality for any competitive purpose;
	 Engage in “framing,” “mirroring,” or otherwise simulating the appearance or function of the Services;
	 Overlaying or otherwise modifying the Services or their appearance;

	 Access the Services except through the interfaces expressly provided by LinkedIn, such as its mobile applications, linkedin.com and slideshare.net;
	 Use a Service for tasks that it is not intended for;

	 Override any security feature of the Services;
	 Interfere with the operation of, or place an unreasonable load on, the Services (e.g., spam, denial of service attack, viruses, gaming algorithms); and/or
	 Violate SlideShare'sthe Professional Community Guidelines or, if you'reor any additional terms concerning a commercial user of SlideShare, the SlideShare Commercial Terms ofspecific Service that are provided when you sign up for or start using such Service.

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9. COMPLAINTS REGARDING CONTENT

	We respect the intellectual property rights of others. We require that information posted by Members be accurate and not in violation of the intellectual property rights or other rights of third parties. We provide a policy and process for complaints concerning content posted by our Members.Back to TopMembers.

10. HOW TO CONTACT US

	If you want to send us notices or service of process, please contact us:

	ONLINE at: https://linkedin.com/help/linkedin

	OR BY MAIL at:

FOR MEMBERS IN THE UNITED STATES:

	 LinkedIn Corporation 

	 Attn: Agreement Matters (Legal) 

	 1000 West Maude Avenue 

	SunnyvaleCA94085

	 USA 

FOR MEMBERS OUTSIDE THE UNITED STATES:

	 LinkedIn Ireland Unlimited Company 

	 Attn: Agreement Matters (Legal) 

	 Wilton Plaza, 

	Wilton Place,Dublin 2

	 Ireland Back to Top

	 LinkedIn Corporation, Sunnyvale, California, USA, and LinkedIn Ireland Unlimited Company, Dublin, Ireland, October 23, 2014	OR BY MAIL

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