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Copyright and Trademark Protection
Unless stated otherwise, this website and its contents, as well
as any other digital computer files, printed materials or other
works created by Michael H. Bins or Bins Analytics, are the property
of Michael H. Bins or Bins Analytics, and are, with no limitations,
protected under United States and foreign copyright and trademark
laws, including International and Pan-American Copyright
Conventions. Violations are checked for by automated means.
Violators are subject to legal penalties.
Nonprivate Digital Files
Some works created by Michael H. Bins or Bins Analytics are
digital computer files. And some of these files are intentionally
made accessible to the general public. Files in this category may
alternately be referred to herein as nonprivate digital
Note, the term nonprivate digital files does not at all
imply or convey that the files are in the public domain. It only
means that the files were purposefully made accessible to the
general public by their rightful owner. These files may be published
or unpublished. But in all cases, all intellectual property rights
Access to nonprivate digital files may be free or it may require
a payment. But in no way is it meant that intellectual property
rights are transferred or released; Michael H. Bins and Bins
Analytics retain all rights and ownership of intellectual property
in these nonprivate digital files.
Nonprivate digital files are provided under a license whose terms
are described below. For any digital file other than those
designated as nonprivate digital files, no license for use of any
kind exists, unless the file’s intellectual property rights
are owned by a third party. If they are so owned, then the
file’s license is determined by the third party.
Apart from the numerous exceptions listed
below, all nonprivate digital files, which may include but are not
limited to web pages, images, excerpts, ebooks, portable document
files (pdf), text files, HTML files, spreadsheets, software, etc.,
may only be used for purposes that are private, personal and
noncommercial, and only if the following conditions are adhered
No file portions are reproduced or printed in any format using
No file portions are emailed, uploaded, transmitted, or
transferred in any format using any means;
No file portions are posted to a website, the Internet, or any
computer network in any format using any means;
No file portions are embedded in any media type in any format
using any means;
No file portions are altered;
No notices are removed from files, such as any indicating
ownership, trademark, or copyright;
No file portions, including trademarks, names and titles, are
used for or in connection with sales, trade, promotions,
publicity campaigns, advertising, or commercial ventures;
No file portions are utilized in any practices that might be
deemed deceptive or misleading.
No portion of any printed material created by Michael H. Bins or
Bins Analytics may be reproduced or transmitted in any format using
any means without the creator’s prior written permission. All
rights to these works are reserved under International and
Pan-American Copyright Conventions. In addition, all of the same
restrictions for nonprivate digital files apply to printed materials
as well, apart from any applicable exceptions stated herein.
Exceptions to the above sections are stated below. Among other
things, these exceptions include appreciable leeway for the use of
images in electronic formats.
All trademarks are the property of their respective owners.
Fair use under U.S. copyright law is allowed.
Users are allowed to download any nonprivate digital files from
the Bins Analytics website and retain unaltered copies of them
on their own equipment as long as the uses are private, personal
and noncommercial. However, apart from temporary or cache copies
generated automatically by software such as a browser, no more
than one copy of any given file may be retained at once. But
users are allowed to simultaneously retain one copy of every
nonprivate digital file on their own equipment for the uses
described above. Where no download button exists, downloading
can still be accomplished using the file save function in the
software displaying the file.
A single duplicate copy of any nonprivate digital file that a
user purchases or otherwuse obtains from an authorized
third-party vendor may be made and retained by the user on their
own equipment, provided that the copy is only for backup
purposes offline, and provided that it is only used if the first
file is permanently lost.
Every nonprivate digital file provided may not allow printing.
However, for those files that do, a printed copy of any
nonprivate digital file or portion thereof may be made and
retained by the user for their own private, personal and
noncommercial use provided that no more than one such printed
copy of the same material exists at any one time, and provided
that printing is limited to text portions only, except as may be
further allowed under the Exceptions in this Copyright Notice,
including in the section that pertains to image files.
Handwritten notes may be made on printed material so long as
notices are not overwritten.
Internet addresses and hypertext links to Bins Analytics™
web pages, such as at http://www.binsanalytics.com, may be
freely shared and transmitted, including by email or text
messaging. They may also be freely posted on websites or
networks, or included in other media. These practices are
allowed and encouraged so long as they exclude unsolicited bulk
transmissions, and so long as the context is not misleading or
deceptive, or such that the address or link might be construed
as explicit or implicit support or endorsement by Bins Analytics
or its agents of the website or media in which it is embedded,
or of the content thereof.
Certain permissions may be granted implicitly to the following:
news outlets publishing information related to Michael H. Bins
or Bins Analytics; entities providing arranged services for
Michael H. Bins or Bins Analytics; entities providing authorized
sales of products produced by Michael H. Bins or Bins
IMAGE FILES: The rules for use below apply to the subset
of nonprivate digital files that are in image file formats. The
intellectual property rights of these fliles are owned by Michael H.
Bins or Bins Analytics. All images in question whose rights are NOT
so owned will be clearly marked with a specific citation of or
credit to the owner, creator or source, such as in a caption. In all
other cases, whether it is explicit or implicit, it should be
assumed that the rights owner is Michael H. Bins or Bins Analytics.
In some of these cases, additional credit may appear on the Credits page such as if the image was adapted
from a prior source.
The rules for image files below do not apply to images whose
copyrights are NOT owned by Michael H. Bins or Bins Analytics. Use
of these other images may still be restricted by their respective
owners, but nothing in this Copyright Notice should be construed as
applying restrictions or permissions to these other images, or to
any files or work, NOT owned by Michael H. Bins or Bins
Any image captioned “public domain” by Bins Analytics
or its agents was so labeled on a third-party website, however, Bins
Analytics cannot guarantee the accuracy of this label or that there
are not other rights restricting use.
Nonprivate digital files with image formats ONLY, which include
but are not limited to files with extensions of .png, .jpg, .gif,
.tif, and .bmp, may be posted on websites or computer networks, or
shared in their original digital format, including by email or in
social-media channels, provided the following rules are strictly
Every image file posting, sharing and transmission, including on
websites and in emails, must clearly credit the source in the
form of one hyperlink to http://www.binsanalytics.com for each
time an image file is posted, shared, transmitted, or otherwise
used in a presentation to others.
No image files may be included in any unsolicited bulk
transmissions, such as in unsolicited email campaigns.
The above restrictions on files and file portions with regard to
reproducing, printing, altering, misleading or deceptive use,
and use in connection with sales, trade, promotions, publicity
campaigns, advertisements or commercial ventures still apply to
images and image files unless otherwise stated below.
Under these rules it is not permitted, for example, to reproduce
text portions of nonimage files in an image format or otherwise
circumvent the rules in this Copyright Notice.
Only digital formats of images may be shared. Sharing of images
in nonelectronic formats such as printed copies or otherwise is
Images may not be sold, rented, leased or bartered for in any
format unless it is otherwise allowed by copyright law.
Image files may also be posted on commercial or promotional
websites or transmitted by commercial entities, however, in no
case is it permitted for an image to be directly associated with
a specific promotion, sale, trade, publicity campaign,
advertisement or commercial venture.
Resizing of images in image files is allowed as long as the
original aspect-ratio is essentially maintained.
Cropping of nontext edge areas of images in image files is
Nonprivate digital files, as well as private digital files, that
are NOT in image formats include but are not limited to files
with extensions of .pdf, .doc, .docx, .xls, .xlsx, .txt, .html
and .css. Neither posting nor sharing of these types of files is
permitted under these rules regardless of any image content
these files may possess.
News outlets are permitted to print images, including in sold
publications, provided that credit is given clearly to
http://www.binsanalytics.com once for each time an image is printed,
and provided that the printing is in conjunction with the regular
course of their news operations and news-outlet purposes. Image
resizing and cropping is also allowed as specified above.
for Image Sharing, Posting and Printing for a less detailed
description of the above guidelines for use of images.
Any exceptions to these terms not granted above can only be
obtained by written permission from the copyright owner or Bins
Analytics. See the Contact page.
For exceptions regarding material cited from a third-party
source, please contact the third party for any permission
USE OF THIS WEBSITE AUTOMATICALLY CONSTITUTES AN AGREEMENT BY THE
USER. See more details on the Policies page