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Conditions

Overview

The Policy on Intellectual and Real Property delineates the conditions, principles, and protections for intellectual and associated real property at The Ikoku Center, which are integral to the Agreement you enter into whenever — and wherever — you commence or continue any conduct or service relating in any way, directly or indirectly, to The Ikoku Center. Please, therefore, take the time to read what follows carefully.

I — Your Policy Agreements

— first, with respect to the Intellectual and Real Property Policy you enter into via your Agreement with the Codes and Policies, you understand and agree to abide by the following:

i. Policy: Name, Nature
that the name of this Policy is the “Policy on Intellectual and Real Property of The Alvan Ikoku Center for Ethics” (the “Intellectual and Real Property Policy,” the “Intellectual and Real Property Policy,” and the “Real Property Policy”) and that the nature of this Policy is to serve as the policy on intellectual and associated real property of The Alvan Ikoku Center for Ethics.
ii. Policy: Composition
that the Intellectual and Real Property Policy consists of all conditions, principles, protections, and equivalent provisions for intellectual and associated real property in the Codes and Policies of The Alvan Ikoku Center for Ethics (the “Codes and Policies” and the “Policies”) and The Ikoku Center Conduct and Service Agreement (the “Agreement”), which therefore include, but are not limited to, those delineated below.
iii. Policy: Agreement
that you understand the Intellectual and Real Property Policy to be an integral part of the Codes and Policies and the Agreement you enter into with The Ikoku Center.
iv. Policy: Consent
that your consent to the Codes and Policies and the Agreement includes your legally equivalent consent to the Intellectual and Real Property Policy.
v. Policy: Duties
that your duties to the Codes and Policies and the Agreement includes your legally equivalent duties to the Intellectual and Real Property Policy.
vi. Policy: Entry
that your entry into the Agreement includes your legally equivalent entry into the Intellectual and Real Property Policy, and similarly occurs whenever you commence or continue any conduct or service at, by, for, in, on, with or otherwise relating to The Ikoku Center.
vii. Policy: Legally Abiding
that your attestation about your reading, understanding, consenting and agreeing to legally abide by the Codes and Policies and the Agreement includes your legally attestation about your reading, understanding, consenting and agreeing to legally abide by the Intellectual and Real Property Policy, in its entirety without modification or severability, as amended from time to time solely by the Founder.
viii. Policy: Legally Binding
that your attestation about your reading, understanding, consenting and agreeing to be legally bound by the Codes and Policies and the Agreement includes your legally equivalent attestation about your reading, understanding, consenting and agreeing to be legally bound by the Intellectual and Real Property Policy, in its entirety without modification or severability, as amended from time to time solely by the Founder.
ix. Policy: Knowledge
that your attestation about your awareness and acceptance of your responsibility to keep informed and update your knowledge of the Codes and Policies and the Agreement includes your legally equivalent awareness and acceptance of your responsibility to keep informed and update your knowledge of the Intellectual and Real Property Policy, in its entirety without modification or severability, as amended from time to time solely by the Founder.

II — Your Policy Understandings

— second, with respect to your understandings of the Intellectual and Real Property Policy, you covenant, represent, and warrant the following:

i. Understanding: Intellectual, Real Property
that you have read, understood, consented to, and agreed to be legally bound by and abide by understandings of intellectual and associated real property as they are defined and provided for in the Intellectual and Real Property Policy, the Codes and Policies, and applicable law and regulation.
ii. Understanding: Intellectual, Real Property Conditions
that you have read, understood, consented to, and agreed to be legally bound by and abide by understandings of intellectual and associated real property conditions as they are defined and provided for in the Intellectual and Real Property Policy, the Codes and Policies, and applicable law and regulation, to be fulfilled and respected and not breached or violated, in any way, by you.
iii. Understanding: Intellectual, Real Property Definitions
that you have read, understood, consented to, and agreed to be legally bound by and abide by understandings of intellectual and associated real property definitions as they are defined and provided for in the Intellectual and Real Property Policy, the Codes and Policies, and applicable law and regulation, to be fulfilled and respected and not breached or violated, in any way, by you.
iv. Understanding: Intellectual, Real Property Practices
that you have read, understood, consented to, and agreed to be legally bound by and abide by understandings of intellectual and associated real property practices as they are defined and provided for in the Intellectual and Real Property Policy, the Codes and Policies, and applicable law and regulation, to be fulfilled and respected and not breached or violated, in any way, by you.
v. Understanding: Intellectual, Real Property Principles
that you have read, understood, consented to, and agreed to be legally bound by and abide by understandings of intellectual and associated real property principles as they are defined and provided for in the Intellectual and Real Property Policy, the Codes and Policies, and applicable law and regulation, to be fulfilled and respected and not infringed or violated, in any way, by you.
vi. Understanding: Intellectual, Real Property Processes
that you have read, understood, consented to, and agreed to be legally bound by and abide by understandings of intellectual and associated real property processes as they are defined and provided for in the Intellectual and Real Property Policy, the Codes and Policies, and applicable law and regulation, to be fulfilled and respected and not breached or violated, in any way, by you.
vii. Understanding: Intellectual, Real Property Rights
that you have read, understood, consented to, and agreed to be legally bound by and abide by understandings of intellectual and associated real property rights as they are defined and provided for in the Intellectual and Real Property Policy, the Codes and Policies, and applicable law and regulation, to be fulfilled and respected and not infringed or violated, in any way, by you.
viii. Understanding: Intellectual, Real Property Safeguards
that you have read, understood, consented to, and agreed to be legally bound by and abide by understandings of intellectual and associated real property safeguards and resulting protections as they are defined and provided for in the Intellectual and Real Property Policy, the Codes and Policies, and applicable law and regulation, to be fulfilled and respected and not breached or violated, in any way, by you.
ix. Understanding: Intellectual, Real Property Violations
that you have read, understood, consented to, and agreed to be legally bound by and abide by understandings of intellectual and associated real property breach, diminishment, incompatibility, infringement, and violation as they are defined and provided for in the Intellectual and Real Property Policy, the Codes and Policies, and applicable law and regulation, to not be brought about, in any way, by you.

III — Your Policy Commitments

— third, with respect to your commitments to the Intellectual and Real Property Policy, you understand and agree to abide by the following:

i. Commitment: Basis
that your commitment is the basis for any conduct or service at, by, for, in, on, with, or otherwise relating to The Ikoku Center that you commence or continue — including via any of the Products or Services, or the divisions, series, subsidiaries, or affiliates — and that any such conduct or service is free of any incompatibility with The Ikoku Center or violation of the Intellectual and Real Property Policy, the Codes and Policies, or applicable law or regulation.
ii. Commitment: Intellectual, Real Property
that this commitment include but not be limited to upholding for every person at The Ikoku Center the most humane, protective and respectful interpretations of intellectual and associated real property, including as provided for in the Intellectual and Real Property Policy, the Codes and Policies, and applicable law and regulation.
iii. Commitment: Intellectual, Real Property Conditions
that this commitment include but not be limited to upholding for every person at The Ikoku Center the most humane, protective and respectful interpretations of intellectual and associated real property conditions, including as provided for in the Intellectual and Real Property Policy, the Codes and Policies, and applicable law and regulation.
iv. Commitment: Intellectual, Real Property Definitions
that this commitment include but not be limited to upholding for every person at The Ikoku Center the most humane, protective and respectful interpretations of intellectual and associated real property definitions, including as provided for in the Intellectual and Real Property Policy, the Codes and Policies, and applicable law and regulation.
v. Commitment: Intellectual, Real Property Principles
that this commitment include but not be limited to upholding for every person at The Ikoku Center the most humane, protective and respectful interpretations of intellectual and associated real property principles, including as provided for in the Intellectual and Real Property Policy, the Codes and Policies, and applicable law and regulation.
vi. Commitment: Intellectual, Real Property Processes
that this commitment include but not be limited to upholding for every person at The Ikoku Center the most humane, protective and respectful interpretations of intellectual and associated real property processes, including as provided for in the Intellectual and Real Property Policy, the Codes and Policies, and applicable law and regulation.
vii. Commitment: Intellectual, Real Property Rights
that this commitment include but not be limited to upholding for every person at The Ikoku Center the most humane, protective and respectful interpretations of intellectual and associated real property rights, including as provided for in the Intellectual and Real Property Policy, the Codes and Policies, and applicable law and regulation.
viii. Commitment: Intellectual, Real Property Safeguards
that this commitment include but not be limited to upholding for every person at The Ikoku Center the most humane, protective and respectful interpretations of intellectual and associated real property safeguards and resulting protections, including as provided for in the Intellectual and Real Property Policy, the Codes and Policies, and applicable law and regulation.
ix. Commitment: Your Duty, Practices
that you respectfully assist solely via Your Duties as described in the Codes and Policies and the Intellectual and Real Property Policy and in no way interfere with or impede the reasonable efforts authorized and executed solely by the Founder to translate the above commitments into practices for adopting and applying policies pertaining to intellectual and associated real property; for adjudicating and determining compliance with the policies; and for fulfilling The Ikoku Center’s own duties pertaining to intellectual and associated real property, intellectual and associated real property conditions, intellectual and associated real property definitions, intellectual and associated real property principles, intellectual and associated real property processes, intellectual and associated real property rights, and intellectual and associated real property safeguards and their resulting protections, including as provided for in the Intellectual and Real Property Policy, the Codes and Policies, and applicable law and regulation.
x. Commitment: Your Duty, Protections
that you also respectfully assist solely via Your Duties as described in the Codes and Policies and the Intellectual and Real Property Policy and in no way interfere with or impede the reasonable efforts authorized and executed solely by the Founder to develop and enforce intellectual and associated real property protections derived from, first, applicable law and regulation, and second, from advances in intellectual and associated real property that protect persons in ways that go beyond what such law and regulation currently provides.
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Principles

Provision

The Policy on Intellectual and Real Property requires your adherence to the conditions above and correlative principles delineated below.

A — On Property

Conditions of Property

— With respect to conditions for intellectual and associated real property, you understand and agree to abide by the following:

i. Conditions, Property
that, in addition to your Agreement, you maintain and not infringe, in any way, the ensuing conditions for intellectual and associated real property, which depend on the proprietary nature of The Alvan Ikoku Center for Ethics — including its official entities, persons, the Founder, and The Ikoku Center Administration — as a proprietary corporation and organization and as entities and persons of proprietary administration.
ii. Conditions, Property: Administration
that the proprietary administration of The Ikoku Center and The Ikoku Center Administration and the rights attendant to such proprietariness and property — as conducted solely by the Founder, Alvan Azinna Chibuzo Ikoku, and executed solely via the Founder’s authorization — are actively attained, maintained, protected, and secured, are fully enjoyed and fulfilled, and are not infringed in any way.
iii. Conditions, Property: Areas
that the proprietary administration of the official areas of The Ikoku Center and The Ikoku Center Administration and the rights attendant to such proprietariness and property — including that providing for and otherwise pertaining to the proprietariness and property of its official areas, offices, parts, properties, sections, and equivalent, as authorized solely by the Founder, Alvan Azinna Chibuzo Ikoku — are actively attained, maintained, protected, and secured, are fully enjoyed and fulfilled, and are not infringed in any way.
iv. Conditions, Property: Founder
that the proprietariness and property of The Ikoku Center’s Founder, Alvan Azinna Chibuzo Ikoku, and the rights attendant to such proprietariness and property — including that providing for and otherwise pertaining to the proprietariness and property of the Founder, his activities, administration, conduct and service, as executed solely by the Founder’s authorization — are actively attained, maintained, protected, and secured, are fully enjoyed and fulfilled, and are not infringed in any way.
v. Conditions, Property: Ownership
that the proprietary ownership of The Ikoku Center and The Ikoku Center Administration and the rights attendant to such proprietariness and property — including that providing for and otherwise pertaining to the proprietary interests-, share-, stake- and stock-holding, ownership, and equivalent of The Ikoku Center and The Ikoku Center Administration, solely and wholly by the Founder, Alvan Azinna Chibuzo Ikoku — are actively attained, maintained, protected, and secured, are fully enjoyed and fulfilled, and are not infringed in any way.
vi. Conditions, Property: Practices
that the proprietary practices of The Ikoku Center and The Ikoku Center Administration and the rights attendant to such proprietariness and property — including that providing for and otherwise pertaining to practices for ensuring the proprietariness and property of The Ikoku Center, The Ikoku Center Administration, its official entities, persons, the Founder, and its conduct and service, as authorized solely by the Founder, Alvan Azinna Chibuzo Ikoku — are actively attained, maintained, protected, and secured, are fully enjoyed and fulfilled, and are not infringed in any way.
vii. Conditions, Property: Remedying
that the proprietary remedying of actual, anticipated or apparent infringement relating to The Ikoku Center and The Ikoku Center Administration and the rights attendant to such proprietariness and property — including that providing for and otherwise pertaining to the proprietary remedying of any infringement or equivalent of the Codes and Policies and applicable law and regulation, at the absolute, complete and sole discretion of the Founder, Alvan Azinna Chibuzo Ikoku — are actively attained, maintained, protected, and secured, are fully enjoyed and fulfilled, and are not infringed in any way.

Duties of Property

— With respect to duties of intellectual and associated real property, you understand and agree to abide by the following:

i. Duty, Property: Activity
that you and The Ikoku Center have a duty to maintain and not infringe, in any way, the proprietary administration of any official act or activity of The Ikoku Center or the Founder, solely via the Founder’s authorization.
ii. Duty, Property: Agent
that you and The Ikoku Center have a duty to maintain and not infringe, in any way, the proprietary administration of any official agent or party of The Ikoku Center or the Founder, solely via the Founder’s authorization.
iii. Duty, Property: Arrangement
that you and The Ikoku Center have a duty to maintain and not infringe, in any way, the proprietary administration of any official arrangement of The Ikoku Center or the Founder, solely via the Founder’s authorization.
iv. Duty, Property: Conduct, Service
that you and The Ikoku Center have a duty to maintain and not infringe, in any way, the proprietary administration of any official conduct or service of The Ikoku Center or the Founder, solely via the Founder’s authorization.
v. Duty, Property: Entity, Organization
that you and The Ikoku Center have a duty to maintain and not infringe, in any way, the intellectual and associated real property of The Alvan Ikoku Center for Ethics — including its official entities, persons, the Founder, and The Ikoku Center Administration — as a proprietary corporation and organization and as entities and persons of proprietary administration.
vi. Duty, Property: Expectation
that you and The Ikoku Center have a duty to heed and not infringe, in any way, any expectation of intellectual and associated real property — such as in the settings of activities, administration, conduct, or service relating to material or matter that is copyrightable, franchisable, licensable, patentable, service- or trademarkable, or equivalent, or otherwise acquired, applied for, managed, owned or used as property and entailing proprietary rights or equivalent — by The Ikoku Center or the Founder, solely via the Founder’s authorization.
vii. Duty, Property: Material
that you and The Ikoku Center have a duty to maintain and not infringe, in any way, the proprietary administration of any official material of The Ikoku Center or the Founder, solely via the Founder’s authorization.
viii. Duty, Property: Matter
that you and The Ikoku Center have a duty to maintain and not infringe, in any way, the proprietary administration of any official matter of The Ikoku Center or the Founder, solely via the Founder’s authorization.
ix. Duty, Property: Procedure
that you and The Ikoku Center have a duty to maintain and not infringe, in any way, the proprietary administration of any official procedure, proceeding, or process of The Ikoku Center or the Founder, solely via the Founder’s authorization.
x. Duty, Property: Relation
that you and The Ikoku Center have a duty to maintain and not infringe, in any way, the proprietary administration of any official relation or relationship — to an entity, office, or person — of The Ikoku Center or the Founder, solely via the Founder’s authorization.
xi. Duty, Property: Request
that you and The Ikoku Center have a duty to head and not infringe, in any way, a request for intellectual and associated real property — such as in the settings of activities, administration, conduct, or service relating to material or matter that is copyrightable, franchisable, licensable, patentable, service- or trademarkable, or equivalent, or otherwise acquired, applied for, managed, owned or used as property and entailing proprietary rights or equivalent — by The Ikoku Center or the Founder, solely via the Founder’s authorization.
xii. Duty, Property: Reporting
that your sole means of fulfilling the aforementioned duties is by refraining from and reporting — via fully informing communication directly to the Founder — any infringement of intellectual and associated real property, and furthermore, not in any way diminishing or hindering the Founder’s sole discretion and powers to adjudicate and remedy such infringements.

Rights to Property

— With respect to rights to intellectual and associated real property, you understand and agree to abide by the following:

i. Rights, Property: Applicable Law
that you and The Ikoku Center do not infringe, in any way, the rights to intellectual and associated real property accorded to persons by applicable law and regulation.
ii. Rights, Property: Civil, Fundamental
that you and The Ikoku Center do not infringe, in any way, the rights to intellectual and associated real property accorded to persons by their polities.
iii. Rights, Property: Entity, Organization
that you and The Ikoku Center do not infringe, in any way, the hereby accorded rights to intellectual and associated real property of The Alvan Ikoku Center for Ethics — including its official entities, persons, the Founder, and The Ikoku Center Administration — as a proprietary corporation and organization and as entities and persons of proprietary administration.

Safeguards of Property

— With respect to safeguards of intellectual and associated real property, you understand and agree to abide by the following:

i. Safeguards, Property: Activity
that you do not infringe, in any way, the practices, processes, protections, and other provisions of The Ikoku Center to safeguard the proprietary administration of any official act or activity of The Ikoku Center or the Founder, solely via the Founder’s authorization.
ii. Safeguards, Property: Agent
that you do not infringe, in any way, the practices, processes, protections, and other provisions of The Ikoku Center to safeguard the proprietary administration of any official agent or party of The Ikoku Center or the Founder, solely via the Founder’s authorization.
iii. Safeguards, Property: Arrangement
that you do not infringe, in any way, the practices, processes, protections, and other provisions of The Ikoku Center to safeguard the proprietary administration of any official arrangement of The Ikoku Center or the Founder, solely via the Founder’s authorization.
iv. Safeguards, Property: Conduct, Service
that you do not infringe, in any way, the practices, processes, protections, and other provisions of The Ikoku Center to safeguard the proprietary administration of any official conduct or service of The Ikoku Center or the Founder, solely via the Founder’s authorization.
v. Safeguards, Property: Entity, Organization
that you do not infringe, in any way, the practices, processes, protections, and other provisions of The Ikoku Center to safeguard the intellectual and associated real property of The Alvan Ikoku Center for Ethics — including its official entities, persons, the Founder, and The Ikoku Center Administration — as a proprietary corporation and organization and as entities and persons of proprietary administration.
vi. Safeguards, Property: Expectation
that you do not infringe, in any way, the practices, processes, protections, and other provisions of The Ikoku Center to fulfill and safeguard an expectation of intellectual and associated real property by The Ikoku Center or the Founder, solely via the Founder’s authorization.
vii. Safeguards, Property: Material
that you do not infringe, in any way, the practices, processes, protections, and other provisions of The Ikoku Center to safeguard the proprietary administration of any official material of The Ikoku Center or the Founder, solely via the Founder’s authorization.
viii. Safeguards, Property: Matter
that you do not infringe, in any way, the practices, processes, protections, and other provisions of The Ikoku Center to safeguard the proprietary administration of any official matter of The Ikoku Center or the Founder, solely via the Founder’s authorization.
ix. Safeguards, Property: Procedure
that you do not infringe, in any way, the practices, processes, protections, and other provisions of The Ikoku Center to safeguard the proprietary administration of any official procedure, proceeding, or process of The Ikoku Center or the Founder, solely via the Founder’s authorization.
x. Safeguards, Property: Relation
that you do not infringe, in any way, the practices, processes, protections, and other provisions of The Ikoku Center to safeguard the proprietary administration of any official relation or relationship — to an entity, office, or person — of The Ikoku Center or the Founder, solely via the Founder’s authorization.
xi. Safeguards, Property: Request
that you heed and do not infringe, in any way, the practices, processes, protections, and other provisions of The Ikoku Center to fulfill and safeguard a request for intellectual and associated real property by The Ikoku Center or the Founder, solely via the Founder’s authorization.
xii. Safeguards, Property: Rights
that you do not infringe, in any way, the practices, processes, protections, and other provisions of The Ikoku Center to fulfill and safeguard the aforementioned and other rights to intellectual and associated real property, including but not limited to those provided for in the Codes and Policies and applicable law and regulation.
xiii. Safeguards, Property: Reporting
that your primary means of respecting the aforementioned safeguards is by refraining from and reporting — via fully informing communication directly to the Founder — any infringement of intellectual and associated real property, and furthermore, not in any way diminishing or hindering the Founder’s sole discretion and powers to adjudicate and remedy such infringements.

B — On Property Administration

Sole Administration

— With respect to the administration of intellectual and associated real property, you understand and agree to abide by the following:

i. Property, Administration
that the Founder, Alvan Azinna Chibuzo Ikoku, is solely empowered with all administrative powers over intellectual and associated real property relating, in any way, to The Ikoku Center — as provided for in the Codes and Policies and the Conditions for Governance — and you agree and promise to not compete with, interfere with, or infringe, in any way, the Founder’s absolute, complete and sole administration of such intellectual and associated real property.
ii. Property, Acquisition
that The Ikoku Center and the Founder, Alvan Azinna Chibuzo Ikoku, are solely empowered with all property and proprietary powers and rights to acquire or otherwise obtain intellectual and associated real property conceived, created, developed, innovated, invented, made, purchased or otherwise processed or produced at, by, for, in, on, via, with or otherwise in relation to The Ikoku Center — to be fully, solely and wholly awarded to and owned by the Founder — and you agree and promise to not compete with, interfere with, or infringe, in any way, such acquisition or equivalent.
iii. Property, Application, Registration
that The Ikoku Center and the Founder, Alvan Azinna Chibuzo Ikoku, are solely empowered with all property and proprietary powers and rights to apply for, register, and otherwise secure intellectual and associated real property conceived, created, developed, innovated, invented, made, purchased or otherwise processed or produced at, by, for, in, on, via, with or otherwise in relation to The Ikoku Center — to be fully, solely and wholly awarded to and owned by the Founder — and you agree and promise to not compete with, interfere with, or infringe, in any way, such application, registration, or equivalent.
iv. Property, Enforcement
that The Ikoku Center and the Founder, Alvan Azinna Chibuzo Ikoku, are solely empowered with all property and proprietary powers and rights to enforce protections, permissions, and rights pertaining to intellectual and associated real property conceived, created, developed, innovated, invented, made, purchased or otherwise processed or produced at, by, for, in, on, via, with or otherwise in relation to The Ikoku Center — as provided for in the Codes and Policies and the Conditions for Governance — and you agree and promise to not compete with, interfere with, or infringe, in any way, such enforcement or equivalent.
v. Sole Manner of Administration
with such administration of intellectual and associated real property executed solely by the Founder, Alvan Azinna Chibuzo Ikoku, and solely via the Founder’s authorization.
vi. No Alternative, Delegation
with such administration not allowed to have any alternative — be it another act, activity, agent, arrangement, or equivalent — to the aforementioned sole administrator and sole manner of administration, and with such administration also not allowed to be delegated to or otherwise assumed by any other entity, office, or person.

Sole Authorization

— With respect to authorization for intellectual and associated real property, you understand and agree to abide by the following:

i. Sole Authorization by Sole Founder
that the Founder, Alvan Azinna Chibuzo Ikoku, is solely empowered with all authorization powers and rights over intellectual and associated real property relating, in any way, to The Ikoku Center — as provided for in the Codes and Policies and the Conditions for Governance — and you agree and promise to not compete with, interfere with, or infringe, in any way, the Founder’s absolute, complete and sole authorization and authorizer pertaining to such intellectual and associated real property.
ii. Sole Franchising by Sole Founder
that the Founder, Alvan Azinna Chibuzo Ikoku, is solely empowered with all franchising powers and rights over intellectual and associated real property relating, in any way, to The Ikoku Center — as provided for in the Codes and Policies and the Conditions for Governance — and you agree and promise to not compete with, interfere with, or infringe, in any way, the Founder’s absolute, complete and sole franchising and franchisor pertaining to such intellectual and associated real property.
iii. Sole Licensing by Sole Founder
that the Founder, Alvan Azinna Chibuzo Ikoku, is solely empowered with all licensing powers and rights over intellectual and associated real property relating, in any way, to The Ikoku Center — as provided for in the Codes and Policies and the Conditions for Governance — and you agree and promise to not compete with, interfere with, or infringe, in any way, the Founder’s absolute, complete and sole licensing and licensor pertaining to such intellectual and associated real property.
iv. Sole Permission by Sole Founder
that the Founder, Alvan Azinna Chibuzo Ikoku, is solely empowered with all usage permission powers and rights over intellectual and associated real property relating, in any way, to The Ikoku Center — as provided for in the Codes and Policies and the Conditions for Governance — and you agree and promise to not compete with, interfere with, or infringe, in any way, the Founder’s absolute, complete and sole usage permission and permitter pertaining to such intellectual and associated real property.
v. Sole Third-Party, Transfer by Sole Founder
that the Founder, Alvan Azinna Chibuzo Ikoku, is solely empowered with all powers and rights to make any third-party and transfer arrangements involving intellectual and associated real property relating, in any way, to The Ikoku Center — as provided for in the Codes and Policies and the Conditions for Governance — and you agree and promise to not compete with, interfere with, or infringe, in any way, the Founder’s absolute, complete and sole third-party and transfer arrangement administration pertaining to such intellectual and associated real property.
vi. Sole Manner of Authorization
with such authorization for intellectual and associated real property executed solely by the Founder, Alvan Azinna Chibuzo Ikoku, and solely via the Founder’s authorization.
vii. No Alternative, Delegation
with such authorization not allowed to have any alternative — be it another act, activity, agent, arrangement, or equivalent — to the aforementioned sole administrator and sole manner of authorization, and with such authorization also not allowed to be delegated to or otherwise assumed by any other entity, office, or person.

Sole Ownership

— With respect to the ownership of intellectual and associated real property, you understand and agree to abide by the following:

i. Sole Ownership by Sole Founder
that The Ikoku Center and the Founder, Alvan Azinna Chibuzo Ikoku, are solely empowered with all ownership, property and proprietary powers and rights over intellectual and associated real property relating, in any way, to The Ikoku Center — with the exception of External Intellectual Property — that such ownership is fully, solely and wholly awarded to and owned by the Founder, and you agree and promise to not compete with, interfere with, or infringe, in any way, the Founder’s absolute, complete and sole ownership of such intellectual and associated real property and associated property and proprietary powers and rights.
ii. Sole Ownership, Acquisition
that The Ikoku Center and the Founder, Alvan Azinna Chibuzo Ikoku, are solely empowered with all ownership, property and proprietary powers and rights over acquisition of intellectual and associated real property at, by, for, in, on, via, with or otherwise in relation to The Ikoku Center — with the exception of External Intellectual Property — that such ownership is fully, solely and wholly awarded to and owned by the Founder, and you agree and promise to not compete with, interfere with, or infringe, in any way, the Founder’s absolute, complete and sole ownership of such acquisition of intellectual and associated real property.
iii. Sole Ownership, Application, Registration
that The Ikoku Center and the Founder, Alvan Azinna Chibuzo Ikoku, are solely empowered with all ownership, property and proprietary powers and rights over applications, registrations, and other securings of intellectual and associated real property conceived, created, developed, innovated, invented, made, purchased or otherwise processed or produced at, by, for, in, on, via, with or otherwise in relation to The Ikoku Center — with the exception of External Intellectual Property — that such ownership is fully, solely and wholly awarded to and owned by the Founder, and you agree and promise to not compete with, interfere with, or infringe, in any way, the Founder’s absolute, complete and sole ownership of such applications, registrations, and other securings of intellectual and associated real property.
iv. Sole Ownership, Franchises, Licenses, Permissions
that The Ikoku Center and the Founder, Alvan Azinna Chibuzo Ikoku, are solely empowered with all ownership, property and proprietary powers and rights over franchises, licenses, and other usage permissions of intellectual and associated real property conceived, created, developed, innovated, invented, made, purchased or otherwise processed or produced at, by, for, in, on, via, with or otherwise in relation to The Ikoku Center — with the exception of External Intellectual Property — that such ownership is fully, solely and wholly awarded to and owned by the Founder, and you agree and promise to not compete with, interfere with, or infringe, in any way, the Founder’s absolute, complete and sole ownership of such franchises, licenses, and other usage permissions of intellectual and associated real property.
v. Sole Ownership, Logos, Marks, Names, Slogans
that The Ikoku Center and the Founder, Alvan Azinna Chibuzo Ikoku, are solely empowered with all ownership, property and proprietary powers and rights over all logos, marks, names, slogans, symbols, text, visual and graphic material, or equivalent, or variations thereof, in part or in whole, relating in any way to The Ikoku Center — with the exception of External Intellectual Property — that such ownership is fully, solely and wholly awarded to and owned by the Founder, and you agree and promise to not compete with, interfere with, or infringe, in any way, the Founder’s absolute, complete and sole ownership of such intellectual and associated real property; with the legally binding understanding that such ownership includes, but is not limited to, the marks and names listed below.
v-a. Sole Ownership, Marks, Names of Ikoku Center
all names and marks of The Alvan Ikoku Center, the divisions, series, subsidiaries, and affiliates, as well as the Products and Services, including but not limited to “The Alvan Ikoku Center,” “The Ikoku Center,” and “The Alvan Azinna Chibuzo Ikoku Center.”
vi. Ownership Upheld by Policy, Law
that The Ikoku Center requires and ensures that the aforementioned ownership, property and proprietary powers and rights over intellectual and associated real property is to be protected and upheld by institution policy and applicable law and regulation.
vii. Under Copyright, Mark, Patent
that all intellectual and associated real property conceived, created, developed, innovated, invented, made, purchased or otherwise processed or produced at, by, for, in, on, via, with or otherwise in relation to The Ikoku Center, including associated assets, material, and matter, is to be under copyright, patent, service- and trademark, and equivalent — with the exception of External Intellectual Property — that such copyright, patent, service- and trademark, and equivalent is fully, solely and wholly awarded to and owned by Alvan Azinna Chibuzo Ikoku, the Founder and Owner, and such ownership of copyright, patent, service- and trademark, and equivalent is to be protected and upheld by institution policy and applicable law and regulation.
viii. With Exception, External
with the understanding that, as indicated, all the aforementioned is apply to any intellectual property relating, in any way, to The Ikoku Center, with the exception of External Intellectual Property as defined in the Codes and Policies.

C — On Property Permissions

As Authorized Use

— With respect to authorized permission as the basis for use of intellectual and associated real property, you understand and agree to abide by the following:

i. Permissions: Basis, Any Use
that The Ikoku Center requires and ensures authorized permission is the basis for any use of intellectual and associated real property, including via conduct or service relating, in any way, to The Ikoku Center.
ii. Permissions: Request, Receipt
that, except as otherwise noted, The Ikoku Center requires and ensures you request and receive such authorized permission from The Ikoku Center before you copy, distribute, display, download, or otherwise involve or use any intellectual and associated real property relating, in any way, to The Ikoku Center or the Founder, or variations thereof, in any way, in part or in whole.
iii. Permissions: Sole Authorizer
that The Ikoku Center requires and ensures such authorized permission is provided solely by the Founder, Alvan Azinna Chibuzo Ikoku, and executed solely by the Founder’s authorization, with such authorization not allowed to have any alternative — be it another act, activity, agent, arrangement, or equivalent — and also not allowed to be delegated to or otherwise assumed by any other entity, office, or person.

As Permitted Use

— With respect to such authorization as specifying permitted use of intellectual and associated real property, you understand and agree to abide by the following:

i. Permission: Presumption Where Ikoku Center, Founder
that you and The Ikoku Center do not treat any intellectual or associated real property relating, in any way, to The Ikoku Center or the Founder, or their conduct or service — including any act, activity, agent, arrangement, asset, or involved material or matter — as usable or equivalent, in any way, unless the Founder has provided and not revoked his authorization that such intellectual or associated real property is permitted to be used or equivalent, and where such authorization is provided and unrevoked, the Founder explicitly, expressly and specifically states the terms for use or equivalent delineated below.
i-a. Permission: Aspect of IP
the specific aspect or instance of intellectual or associated real property — including any activity, agent, arrangement, asset, or involved material or matter — being permitted to be used or equivalent.
i-b. Permission: Activity
the ethical, lawful and specific activity, conduct, service, or use being permitted on the above intellectual or associated real property.
i-c. Permission: Aim
the ethical, lawful and specific aim, goal, objective, or purpose of permitting the above activity, conduct, service, or use on the above intellectual or associated real property.
i-d. Permission: Benefits
the ethical, lawful and specific benefits to The Ikoku Center or the Founder, and any other person concerned, of permitting the above activity, conduct, service, or use on the above intellectual or associated real property.
i-e. Permission: Costs
the ethical, lawful and specific costs to The Ikoku Center or the Founder, and any other person concerned, of permitting the above activity, conduct, service, or use on the above intellectual or associated real property.
i-f. Permission: Duration
the ethical, lawful and specific duration – and time considerations or implications – for permitting the above activity, conduct, service, or use on the above intellectual or associated real property.
i-g. Permission: Manner
the ethical, lawful and specific manner, means, method, or mode — including arrangement, display, or equivalent of any material — of effecting or facilitating the above activity, conduct, service, or use on the above intellectual or associated real property.
i-h. Permission: Materials
the ethical, lawful and specific categories or types of materials involved in effecting or facilitating the above activity, conduct, service, or use on the above intellectual or associated real property.
i-i. Permission: Matters
the ethical, lawful and specific categories or types of matters involved in effecting or facilitating the above activity, conduct, service, or use on the above intellectual or associated real property.
i-j. Permission: Persons
the ethical, lawful and specific categories or types of persons involved in effecting or facilitating the above activity, conduct, service, or use on the above intellectual or associated real property.
i-k. Permission: Places
the ethical, lawful and specific categories or types of places, venues, or equivalent for effecting or facilitating the above activity, conduct, service, or use on the above intellectual or associated real property.
i-l. Permission: Risks
the ethical, lawful and specific risks to The Ikoku Center or the Founder and any other person concerned — including but not limited to harms and their effect, extent, likelihood, remedy — in effecting or facilitating the above activity, conduct, service, or use on the above intellectual or associated real property.
i-m. Permission: Safeguards
the ethical, lawful and specific safeguards — of benefits and against risks to The Ikoku Center or the Founder and any other person concerned — for effecting or facilitating the above activity, conduct, service, or use on the above intellectual or associated real property.
i-n. Permission: Source
the specific attribution, citation, linkage, reference, and other indication of ownership and source of the above intellectual or associated real property — with, wherever applicable, a copyright, service- or trademark attribution notice included in the credit section giving notice of The Ikoku Center’s ownership of the copyright, service- or trademark, or equivalent; and with, additionally, clear mention of The Ikoku Center or permitted division, subsidiary, or affiliate of The Ikoku Center and linkage to one of the Sites, which must include the following statement: “Used with permission from The Ikoku Center,” where “The Ikoku Center” may also be replaced with or followed by the name of one of its permitted divisions, subsidiaries, or affiliates; and furthermore, wherever your use includes references to one of the Products or Services, you use the full name of the good, product, program, service, site, or equivalent, with no images used as a link to such good, product, program, service, site, or equivalent, but rather such link made only by using a plain text link with a clause equivalent or similar to, for example, “see this service at Ikoku.Center.”
i-o. Permission: Status
the ethical, lawful and specific procedures of keeping The Ikoku Center or the Founder informed of the status of the above activity, conduct, service, or use on the above intellectual or associated real property.
i-p. Permission: Subject to Inspection
the ethical, lawful and specific procedures of having the above activity, conduct, service, or use on the above intellectual or associated real property subject to inspection by The Ikoku Center and the Founder, with subsequent granting or revocation of authorization and permission for such use at the absolute, complete and sole discretion of the Founder.
i-q. Permission: Voluntary
the ethical, lawful and specific means by which the Founder shall voluntarily give, maintain, or revoke such authorization for permitting the above activity, conduct, service, or use on the above intellectual or associated real property.
ii. Confirmed via Processes
all of the above as confirmed – even repeated, where appropriate – via processes conducted by The Ikoku Center, via the Founder’s authorization, and not to be substituted by processes conducted by other persons.
iii. Confirmed via Writing
none of the above being acceptable as authorization when indicated, provided or otherwise received orally or vocally or via any form other than written.
iv. Confirmed not Presumed
none of the above being acceptable as authorization when assumed, presumed or equivalent, and only upon meeting all requirements and standards above may such authorization be deemed confirmed.

As Restricted Use

— With respect to such authorized permission as restricting use of intellectual and associated real property, you understand and agree to abide by the following:

i. Restriction: Authorized Permission
that for the duly requested and granted authorization and permission described above (“Authorized IP Permission”) concerning specific intellectual and associated real property (“Usable IP”) to be and remain valid for any uses permitted, you covenant, represent, and warrant your adherence to the explicitly, expressly and specifically stated terms for use delineated below.
i-a. Restriction: Aspect of IP
that you only use the permitted aspect or instance of intellectual or associated real property specified in the Authorized IP Permission and that you not alter, change, or otherwise modify the Usable IP.
i-b. Restriction: Activity
that you only engage in the permitted activity, conduct, service, or use specified in the Authorized IP Permission.
i-c. Restriction: Aim
that you only engage in the above use solely to further the noncommercial and permitted aim, goal, objective, or purpose specified in the Authorized IP Permission.
i-d. Restriction: Benefits
that you only engage in the above use solely to effect or facilitate the noncommercial and permitted benefits specified in the Authorized IP Permission.
i-e. Restriction: Costs
that you only engage in the above use solely at the permitted costs specified in the Authorized IP Permission.
i-f. Restriction: Duration
that you only engage in the above use solely for the permitted duration and time specified in the Authorized IP Permission.
i-g. Restriction: Manner
that you only engage in the above use solely via the permitted manner, means, method, or mode specified in the Authorized IP Permission.
i-h. Restriction: Materials
that you only engage in the above use solely on the permitted categories or types of materials specified in the Authorized IP Permission.
i-i. Restriction: Matters
that you only engage in the above use solely for the permitted categories or types of matters specified in the Authorized IP Permission.
i-j. Restriction: Persons
that you only engage in the above use solely with the permitted categories or types of persons specified in the Authorized IP Permission.
i-k. Restriction: Place
that you only engage in the above use solely at the permitted places, venues, and equivalent specified in the Authorized IP Permission.
i-l. Restriction: Risks
that you only engage in the above use solely at the permitted risks specified in the Authorized IP Permission.
i-m. Restriction: Safeguards
that you only engage in the above use solely with the permitted safeguards specified in the Authorized IP Permission.
i-n. Restriction: Source
that you only engage in the above use solely with the permitted attribution, citation, linkage, reference, and other indication of ownership and source of the Usable IP specified in the Authorized IP Permission.
i-o. Restriction: Status
that you only engage in the above use solely with the permitted procedures of informing The Ikoku Center and the Founder specified in the Authorized IP Permission.
i-p. Restriction: Subject to Inspection
that you only engage in the above use solely with the permitted procedures for subjecting such use and the Usable IP to inspection specified in the Authorized IP Permission.
i-q. Restriction: Voluntary
that you only engage in the above use solely with the permitted means for voluntary authorization specified in the Authorized IP Permission.

As Third-Party Use

— With respect to to such authorized permission of third-party franchise, license, or equivalent use of intellectual and associated real property, you understand and agree to abide by the following:

i. Third-Party Franchise, License: Authorization
that for the duly requested and granted authorization and permission described above (“Authorized IP Permission”), in highly restricted circumstances, concerning the franchise, license, or equivalent use (“Authorized Franchise” and “Authorized License”) of The Ikoku Center-associated, -created, -developed or -owned intellectual and associated real property (“Franchised IP” and “Licensed IP”) by an authorized third-party (“Authorized Third-Party Franchisee” and “Authorized Third-Party Licensee”) to be and remain valid for any uses permitted, you covenant, represent, and warrant your adherence to the explicitly, expressly and specifically stated terms for use delineated below.
i-a. Third-Party Franchise, License: Aspect of IP
that you, as the Authorized Third-Party Franchisee or Licensee, only use the permitted aspect or instance of intellectual or associated real property specified in the Authorized IP Permission and Authorized Franchise or License and that you not alter, change, or otherwise modify the Franchised or Licensed IP.
i-b. Third-Party Franchise, License: Activity
that you only engage in the permitted activity, conduct, service, or use specified in the Authorized IP Permission and Authorized Franchise or License.
i-c. Third-Party Franchise, License: Aim
that you only engage in the above use solely to further the noncommercial and permitted aim, goal, objective, or purpose specified in the Authorized IP Permission and Authorized Franchise or License.
i-d. Third-Party Franchise, License: Benefits
that you only engage in the above use solely to effect or facilitate the noncommercial and permitted benefits specified in the Authorized IP Permission and Authorized Franchise or License.
i-e. Third-Party Franchise, License: Costs
that you only engage in the above use solely at the permitted costs specified in the Authorized IP Permission and Authorized Franchise or License.
i-f. Third-Party Franchise, License: Duration
that you only engage in the above use solely for the permitted duration and time specified in the Authorized IP Permission and Authorized Franchise or License.
i-g. Third-Party Franchise, License: Manner
that you only engage in the above use solely via the permitted manner, means, method, or mode specified in the Authorized IP Permission and Authorized Franchise or License.
i-h. Third-Party Franchise, License: Materials
that you only engage in the above use solely on the permitted categories or types of materials specified in the Authorized IP Permission and Authorized Franchise or License.
i-i. Third-Party Franchise, License: Matters
that you only engage in the above use solely for the permitted categories or types of matters specified in the Authorized IP Permission and Authorized Franchise or License.
i-j. Third-Party Franchise, License: Persons
that you only engage in the above use solely with the permitted categories or types of persons specified in the Authorized IP Permission. and Authorized Franchise or License
i-k. Third-Party Franchise, License: Place
that you only engage in the above use solely at the permitted places, venues, and equivalent specified in the Authorized IP Permission and Authorized Franchise or License.
i-l. Third-Party Franchise, License: Risks
that you only engage in the above use solely at the permitted risks specified in the Authorized IP Permission and Authorized Franchise or License.
i-m. Third-Party Franchise, License: Safeguards
that you only engage in the above use solely with the permitted safeguards specified in the Authorized IP Permission and Authorized Franchise or License.
i-n. Third-Party Franchise, License: Source
that you only engage in the above use solely with the permitted attribution, citation, linkage, reference, and other indication of ownership and source of the Usable IP specified in the Authorized IP Permission and Authorized Franchise or License.
i-o. Third-Party Franchise, License: Status
that you only engage in the above use solely with the permitted procedures of informing The Ikoku Center and the Founder specified in the Authorized IP Permission. and Authorized Franchise or License
i-p. Third-Party Franchise, License: Subject to Inspection
that you only engage in the above use solely with the permitted procedures for subjecting such use and the Usable IP to inspection specified in the Authorized IP Permission and Authorized Franchise or License.
i-q. Third-Party Franchise, License: Voluntary
that you only engage in the above use solely with the permitted means for voluntary authorization specified in the Authorized IP Permission and Authorized Franchise or License.
ii. Third-Party Agreement, Guideline
that in addition to the above Authorized IP Permission and Authorized Franchise or License The Ikoku Center will, for each case, craft and publicize an express and written Franchise, License or Third-Party Use Agreement and express and written Franchise, License or Third-Party Use Guidelines — or where permitted use includes fundraising on behalf of The Ikoku Center, the divisions, series, subsidiaries, and affiliates, or the Products and Services, express and written Third Party Fundraiser Agreement and express and written Third Party Fundraiser Guidelines — authorized by the Founder, specifying the following.
ii-a. Third-Party Agreement, Guideline: Registrations
the explicit terms of the authorized places and venues where uses such as and equivalent to solicitations may occur, and of ensuring that any required licenses and registrations for such use are properly obtained.
ii-b. Third-Party Agreement, Guideline: Deposit, Notification
the explicit terms of a highly restricted and specified timeframe for notification of the Founder and The Ikoku Center as well as transfer and depositing of any funds, revenues, or other assets generated by such use in specified accounts or holdings of The Ikoku Center.
ii-c. Third-Party Agreement, Guideline: Designated Acknowledgment
the official person of The Ikoku Center — along with the Founder — authorized to send the required acknowledgments of receipt of funds, revenues, or other assets generated by such use.
ii-d. Third-Party Agreement, Guideline: Message Approval
final inspection, review, and approval of messaging by the Founder, Alvan Azinna Chibuzo Ikoku.

As Unpermitted Use

— With respect to use of intellectual and associated real property without the aforementioned permission, you understand and agree to abide by the following general prohibition:

i. Prohibition: General
that any and all use of intellectual and associated real property in any way acquired, applied for, conceived, created, developed, innovated, invented, made, obtained, produced, purchased, owned, registered or otherwise administered at, by, for, in, on, via, with or otherwise in relation to The Ikoku Center as described above — especially any such use for your commercial benefit or purpose, or in any manner that expresses or implies affiliation, association, endorsement, sponsorship, or equivalent by or with The Ikoku Center — is strictly prohibited.
ii. Prohibition: Exception
that such prohibition is to legally apply, override, supersede, and take precedence except as otherwise permitted by the Codes and Policies, the Intellectual and Real Property Policy, and by written authorization and permission as described herein as Authorized IP Permission.
iii. Prohibition: No Commercial Benefit, Use
with the understanding that you not distribute, exchange, sell, trade, or otherwise transact the Usable IP for a fee, for or with the accrual of material or monetary benefit, or for any other commercial purposes.
iv. Prohibition: No Obscene, Harmful Use
with the understanding that your permitted use of the Usable IP not be obscene or pornographic, and not be disparaging, defamatory or libelous to The Ikoku Center, any of its divisions, series, subsidiaries, or affiliates; any of the Products or Services; or any of its official persons or entities.
v. Prohibition: No Political Purpose, Implication
with the understanding that you not use the Usable IP in any manner that implies, suggests, or could otherwise be perceived as attributing a political motive, objective, opinion, or its equivalent to The Ikoku Center, any of its divisions, series, subsidiaries, or affiliates; any of the Products or Services; or any of its official persons or entities.
vi. Prohibition: No False Affiliation, Endorsement
with the understanding that you not use the Usable IP, or make any reference to The Ikoku Center, in any manner that creates a sense of false affiliation, association, endorsement, sponsorship, or equivalent by or with The Ikoku Center; any of the divisions, series, subsidiaries, or affiliates; any of the Products or Services; or any of its official persons or entities; and a disclaimer of affiliation, association, endorsement, or sponsorship by or with The Ikoku Center, similar to the following, is included on all related materials: “[insert name of entity, person] is an independent [insert nature of entity, person] and is not affiliated, associated or sponsored by The Ikoku Center and [insert content, message, opinion] has not been approved or otherwise endorsed by The Ikoku Center,” where “The Ikoku Center” may also be replaced with or followed by the name of one of its permitted divisions, series, subsidiaries, or affiliates, if pertinent.
vii. Prohibition: No Imitation, Use of Design
with the understanding that you not imitate or otherwise use any of the packaging, website designs, logos, typefaces, or equivalent intellectual and associated real property acquired, applied for, conceived, created, developed, innovated, invented, made, obtained, produced, purchased, owned, registered or otherwise administered at, by, for, in, on, via, with or otherwise in relation to The Ikoku Center.
viii. Prohibition: No Imitation, Use of Slogans
with the understanding that you not imitate or otherwise use any of the slogans, taglines, or equivalent intellectual and associated real property acquired, applied for, conceived, created, developed, innovated, invented, made, obtained, produced, purchased, owned, registered or otherwise administered at, by, for, in, on, via, with or otherwise in relation to The Ikoku Center; for example: “Care and Community, Culture and Creativity, Ethics and Innovation.”
ix. Prohibition: No Derogatory, False Light
with the understanding that your use of the Usable IP not show The Ikoku Center; any of its divisions, series, subsidiaries, or affiliates; any of the Products or Services; or any of its official persons or entities in a derogatory or false light.
x. Prohibition: No Unpermitted Disclosure, Use
with the understanding that you not disclose, distribute, or otherwise use such Usable IP — or any area, office, part, section, or property of The Ikoku Center or of the Products and Services — for or to any parties except as expressly permitted by the Authorized IP Permission, the Intellectual and Real Property Policy, and the Codes and Polices.

D — On Property Protections

For Specific Persons

— For Entity

— With respect to protections of intellectual and associated real property for The Ikoku Center itself, as an entity, you understand and agree to abide by the following:

i. Protections: Entity
that The Ikoku Center holds protecting the intellectual and associated real property of The Alvan Ikoku Center for Ethics to be a basic premise and right of its establishment and existence as an entity, and thus of high importance.
ii. Protections: Entity, Administration
that The Ikoku Center holds protecting such intellectual and associated real property to be important to its formation, governance, and overall administration.
iii. Protections: Entity, Areas
that The Ikoku Center holds protecting the intellectual and associated real property of its official areas, offices, parts, properties, sections, and equivalent — including any act, activity, agent, arrangement, asset, or involved material or matter — to be of high importance.
iv. Protections: Entity, Conduct, Service
that The Ikoku Center holds protecting the intellectual and associated real property of its official conduct and service — including any act, activity, agent, arrangement, asset, or involved material or matter — to be of high importance.
v. Protections: Entity, Mission
that The Ikoku Center holds protecting such intellectual and associated real property to be important to the fulfillment of its mission and purposes, and so does and will enforce, fulfill, and protect such intellectual and associated real property policies, principles, requirements, and rights — as well as attendant assets, interests, and properties — to the fullest extent possible.
vi. Protections: Entity, Non-Permission, Request
that neither you nor The Ikoku Center permit, request, or require any entity, office, or person — nor be permitted, requested or required — to infringe, in any way, such intellectual and associated real property, as provided for in the Codes and Policies and applicable law and regulation.
vii. Protections: Entity, Respect, Refrain, Report
that you respect such intellectual and associated real property and fulfill your duties to refrain from and report — via fully informing communication directly to the Founder — any actual, anticipated or apparent infringement.

— For Founder

— With respect to protections of intellectual and associated real property for the Founder of The Ikoku Center, Alvan Azinna Chibuzo Ikoku, you understand and agree to abide by the following:

i. Protections: Founder
that The Ikoku Center holds protecting the intellectual and associated real property of the Founder to be a basic premise and right of its establishment and existence as an entity — as well as the Founder’s sanctity and status as a human being — and thus of high importance.
ii. Protections: Founder, Administration
that The Ikoku Center holds protecting such Founder intellectual and associated real property to be important to its formation, governance, and overall administration.
iii. Protections: Founder, Areas
that The Ikoku Center holds protecting the intellectual and associated real property of the Founder’s official areas, offices, parts, properties, sections, and equivalent — including any act, activity, agent, arrangement, asset, or involved material or matter — to be of high importance.
iv. Protections: Founder, Conduct, Service
that The Ikoku Center holds protecting the intellectual and associated real property of the Founder’s official conduct and service — including any act, activity, agent, arrangement, asset, or involved material or matter — to be of high importance.
v. Protections: Founder, Mission
that The Ikoku Center holds protecting such Founder intellectual and associated real property to be important to the fulfillment of its mission and purposes, and so does and will enforce, fulfill, and protect such Founder intellectual and associated real property policies, principles, requirements, and rights — as well as attendant assets, interests, and properties — to the fullest extent possible.
vi. Protections: Founder, Non-Permission, Request
that neither you nor The Ikoku Center permit, request, or require any entity, office, or person — nor be permitted, requested or required — to infringe, in any way, such Founder intellectual and associated real property, as provided for in the Codes and Policies and applicable law and regulation.
vii. Protections: Founder, Respect, Refrain, Report
that you respect such Founder intellectual and associated real property and fulfill your duties to refrain from and report — via fully informing communication directly to the Founder — any actual, anticipated or apparent infringement.

— For Humans

— With respect to protections of intellectual and associated real property for human beings, as individuals, you understand and agree to abide by the following:

i. Protections: Humans
that The Ikoku Center holds protecting the intellectual and associated real property of humans relating to The Ikoku Center to be a basic premise and right of its establishment and existence as an entity, and thus of high importance.
ii. Protections: Humans, Administration
that The Ikoku Center holds protecting such human intellectual and associated real property to be important to its formation, governance, and overall administration.
iii. Protections: Humans, Conditions
that The Ikoku Center holds protecting the absolute conditions for intellectual and associated real property of humans — specifically, of inner being, body, and brain, as well as inner self, soul, and spirit — to be of high importance.
iv. Protections: Humans, Contained, Entailed
that The Ikoku Center holds respecting the intellectual and associated real property of all that is contained and entailed in such being, body, and brain, and self, soul, and spirit — in physical or virtual solitude, in silence or in voice, written or otherwise recorded — to be of high importance.
v. Protections: Humans, Conduct, Service
that The Ikoku Center holds protecting the proprietary administration of conduct and service relating to a given human — including any act, activity, agent, arrangement, asset, or involved material or matter — to be of high importance.
vi. Protections: Humans, Mission
that The Ikoku Center holds protecting such human intellectual and associated real property to be important to the fulfillment of its mission and purposes, and so does and will enforce, fulfill, and protect such human intellectual and associated real property policies, principles, requirements, and rights — as well as attendant assets, interests, and properties — to the fullest extent possible especially where the Founder and official persons are concerned.
vi. Protections: Humans, Non-Permission, Request
that neither you nor The Ikoku Center permit, request, or require any entity, office, or person — nor be permitted, requested or required — to infringe, in any way, such intellectual and associated real property, as provided for in the Codes and Policies and applicable law and regulation.
vii. Protections: Humans, Respect, Refrain, Report
that you respect such human intellectual and associated real property and fulfill your duties to refrain from and report — via fully informing communication directly to the Founder — any actual, anticipated or apparent infringement.

From Standard Risks, Threats

— From Incompatibility

— With respect to protections of intellectual and associated real property from standard risks and threats due to incompatibility, you understand and agree to abide by the following:

i. Protections: Incompatibility
that The Ikoku Center protect itself and the Founder, as first priorities, then where reasonable, other natural persons from standard risks and threats to intellectual and associated real property resulting from any incompatibility with The Alvan Ikoku Center for Ethics, determined solely by the Founder, as provided for in the Codes and Policies.
ii. Protections: Incompatibility, Administration
including standard risks and threats to intellectual and associated real property resulting from effecting or facilitating any incompatibility with The Alvan Ikoku Center for Ethics’s founding, governance, or overall administration.
iii. Protections: Incompatibility, Behaviors
including standard risks and threats to intellectual and associated real property resulting from effecting or facilitating any inhumane behaviors.
iv. Protections: Incompatibility, Faith
including standard risks and threats to intellectual and associated real property resulting from effecting or facilitating a basic non-alignment with the Humana Faith.
v. Protections: Incompatibility, Means
including standard risks and threats to intellectual and associated real property resulting from commencing or continuing means, methods, or modes determined by the Founder to be effectors or facilitators of any incompatibility with The Alvan Ikoku Center for Ethics.
vi. Protections: Incompatibility, Persons
including standard risks and threats to intellectual and associated real property resulting from commencing or continuing relations with persons determined by the Founder to be effectors or facilitators of any incompatibility with The Alvan Ikoku Center for Ethics.

— From Inconsistency

— With respect to protections of intellectual and associated real property from standard risks and threats due to inconsistency, you understand and agree to abide by the following:

i. Protections: Inconsistency
that The Ikoku Center protect itself and the Founder, as first priorities, then where reasonable, other natural persons from standard risks and threats to intellectual and associated real property resulting from any inconsistency in policies, practices, procedures, processes, or equivalent, as determined solely by the Founder.
ii. Protections: Inconsistency, Administration
including standard risks and threats to intellectual and associated real property resulting from any inconsistency in policies, practices, procedures, processes, or equivalent pertaining to The Ikoku Center’s administration, especially such inconsistency that diminishes, in any way, the organizational unity of The Ikoku Center.
iii. Protections: Inconsistency, Discriminatory
including standard risks and threats to intellectual and associated real property resulting from effecting or facilitating discriminatory, undue or unequal burden on or treatment of a given human.
iv. Protections: Inconsistency, Instrumental
including standard risks and threats to intellectual and associated real property resulting from effecting or facilitating an instrumental use of a given human as a means to others’s ends.
v. Protections: Inconsistency, Targeting
including standard risks and threats to intellectual and associated real property resulting from effecting or facilitating a targeting — including a flagging, persecuting, stalking, or tracking — of a given person, especially the Founder or The Ikoku Center.
vi. Protections: Inconsistency, Utilitarian
including standard risks and threats to intellectual and associated real property resulting from effecting or facilitating a utilitarian use of a given human for the greater good or the increased or maximal gain of a community, field, or state.
vii. Protections: Inconsistency, With Interpretations
including standard risks and threats to intellectual and associated real property resulting from effecting or facilitating any conduct or service that is inconsistent with the most humane and protective interpretations of intellectual and associated real property provisions in the Codes and Policies as well as local, state, federal and international guidelines, law, regulations, and treaties.

— From Infringement

— With respect to protections of intellectual and associated real property from standard risks and threats due to infringement, you understand and agree to abide by the following:

i. Protections: Infringement
that The Ikoku Center protect itself and the Founder, as first priorities, then where reasonable, other natural persons from standard risks and threats to intellectual and associated real property resulting from any infringement relating to The Ikoku Center, determined solely by the Founder, as provided for in the Codes and Policies.
ii. Protections: Infringement, Administration
including standard risks and threats to intellectual and associated real property resulting from effecting or facilitating any infringement of The Ikoku Center’s administration, especially such infringement that diminishes, in any way, the Founder’s administrative powers or the organizational freedom or liberty of The Ikoku Center.
iii. Protections: Infringement, Effect
including standard risks and threats to intellectual and associated real property resulting from effecting or facilitating any unintentional infringement relating to The Ikoku Center.
iv. Protections: Infringement, Intent
including standard risks and threats to intellectual and associated real property resulting from effecting or facilitating any intentional infringement relating to The Ikoku Center.
v. Protections: Infringement, Means
including standard risks and threats to intellectual and associated real property resulting from commencing or continuing means, methods, or modes determined by the Founder to be effectors or facilitators of any infringement relating to The Ikoku Center.
vi. Protections: Infringement, Persons
including standard risks and threats to intellectual and associated real property resulting from commencing or continuing relations with persons determined by the Founder to be effectors or facilitators of any infringement relating to The Ikoku Center.
vii. Protections: Infringement, Unabiding
including standard risks and threats to intellectual and associated real property resulting from effecting or facilitating any infringement of your Agreement to abide by all provisions in the Codes and Policies.
viii. Protections: Infringement, Unconsented
including standard risks and threats to intellectual and associated real property resulting from effecting or facilitating any infringement of any provisions for consent in the Codes and Policies or applicable law or regulation.
ix. Protections: Infringement, Unethical
including standard risks and threats to intellectual and associated real property resulting from effecting or facilitating any infringement of any provisions for ethics in the Codes and Policies or applicable law or regulation.
x. Protections: Infringement, Unlawful
including standard risks and threats to intellectual and associated real property resulting from effecting or facilitating any infringement of any provisions in applicable law or regulation.

— From Insecurity

— With respect to protections of intellectual and associated real property from standard risks and threats due to insecurity, you understand and agree to abide by the following:

i. Protections: Insecurity
that The Ikoku Center protect itself and the Founder, as first priorities, then where reasonable, other natural persons from standard risks and threats to intellectual and associated real property resulting from any insecurity relating to The Ikoku Center, as determined solely by the Founder.
ii. Protections: Insecurity, Administration
including standard risks and threats to intellectual and associated real property resulting from effecting or facilitating any insecurity in The Ikoku Center’s administration, especially such insecurity that diminishes, in any way, the organizational integrity of The Ikoku Center.
iii. Protections: Insecurity, Areas
including standard risks and threats to intellectual and associated real property resulting from effecting or facilitating any insecurity in the official areas, offices, parts, properties, sections, or equivalent of The Ikoku Center.
iv. Protections: Insecurity, Conduct, Services
including standard risks and threats to intellectual and associated real property resulting from effecting or facilitating any insecurity in an official conduct or service — including any act, activity, agent, arrangement, asset, or involved material or matter — of The Ikoku Center.
v. Protections: Insecurity, Means
including standard risks and threats to intellectual and associated real property resulting from commencing or continuing means, methods, or modes determined by the Founder to be effectors or facilitators of any insecurity relating to The Ikoku Center.
vi. Protections: Insecurity, Persons
including standard risks and threats to intellectual and associated real property resulting from commencing or continuing relations with persons determined by the Founder to be effectors or facilitators of any insecurity relating to The Ikoku Center.

— From Interference

— With respect to protections of intellectual and associated real property from standard risks and threats due to interference, you understand and agree to abide by the following:

i. Protections: Interference
that The Ikoku Center protect itself and the Founder, as first priorities, then where reasonable, other natural persons from standard risks and threats to intellectual and associated real property resulting from any interference relating to The Ikoku Center, as determined solely by the Founder.
ii. Protections: Interference, Administration
including standard risks and threats to intellectual and associated real property resulting from effecting or facilitating any interference with The Ikoku Center’s administration, especially such interference that diminishes, in any way, the organizational independence of The Ikoku Center.
iii. Protections: Interference, Areas
including standard risks and threats to intellectual and associated real property resulting from effecting or facilitating any interference with the official areas, offices, parts, properties, sections, or equivalent of The Ikoku Center.
iv. Protections: Interference, Conduct, Services
including standard risks and threats to intellectual and associated real property resulting from effecting or facilitating any interference with an official conduct or service — including any act, activity, agent, arrangement, asset, or involved material or matter — of The Ikoku Center.
v. Protections: Interference, Means
including standard risks and threats to intellectual and associated real property resulting from commencing or continuing means, methods, or modes determined by the Founder to be effectors or facilitators of any interference relating to The Ikoku Center.
vi. Protections: Interference, Persons
including standard risks and threats to intellectual and associated real property resulting from commencing or continuing relations with persons determined by the Founder to be effectors or facilitators of any interference relating to The Ikoku Center.

— From Intrusion

— With respect to protections of intellectual and associated real property from standard risks and threats due to intrusion, you understand and agree to abide by the following:

i. Protections: Intrusion
that The Ikoku Center protect itself and the Founder, as first priorities, then where reasonable, other natural persons from standard risks and threats to intellectual and associated real property resulting from any intrusion relating to The Ikoku Center, as determined solely by the Founder.
ii. Protections: Intrusion, Administration
including standard risks and threats to intellectual and associated real property resulting from effecting or facilitating any intrusion into The Ikoku Center’s administration, especially such intrusion that diminishes, in any way, the organizational confidentiality or privacy of The Ikoku Center.
iii. Protections: Intrusion, Areas
including standard risks and threats to intellectual and associated real property resulting from effecting or facilitating any intrusion into the official areas, offices, parts, properties, sections, or equivalent of The Ikoku Center.
iv. Protections: Intrusion, Conduct, Services
including standard risks and threats to intellectual and associated real property resulting from effecting or facilitating any intrusion into an official conduct or service — including any act, activity, agent, arrangement, asset, or involved material or matter — of The Ikoku Center.
v. Protections: Intrusion, Means
including standard risks and threats to intellectual and associated real property resulting from commencing or continuing means, methods, or modes determined by the Founder to be effectors or facilitators of any intrusion relating to The Ikoku Center.
vi. Protections: Intrusion, Persons
including standard risks and threats to intellectual and associated real property resulting from commencing or continuing relations with persons determined by the Founder to be effectors or facilitators of any intrusion relating to The Ikoku Center.

— From Invalidation

— With respect to protections of intellectual and associated real property from standard risks and threats due to effective invalidation, you understand and agree to abide by the following:

i. Protections: Invalidation
that The Ikoku Center protect itself and the Founder, as first priorities, then where reasonable, other natural persons from standard risks and threats to intellectual and associated real property resulting from any effective invalidation or weakening of the aforementioned provisions, as determined solely by the Founder.
ii. Protections: Invalidation, Arguments
including standard risks and threats to intellectual and associated real property resulting from arguments, justifications, and rationalizations that posit any of the following to be an abrogating, diminishing, nullifying or otherwise overriding priority.
ii-a. Protections: Invalidation, Administration, Use
administration, control, ownership, property, use, utility, or equivalent that is argued, assumed, perceived or presumed to be collective, common, communal, communist, cooperative, decentralized, federated, franchised, governmental, multiplied, pluralized, political, public, socialist, statist or religious in effect or nature.
ii-b. Protections: Invalidation, Assent, Consent
assent, consent, permission, or equivalent that is argued, assumed, perceived or presumed or to be given, informed, presumed or unrevoked, rather than confirmed as such.
ii-c. Protections: Invalidation, Benefit, Need
benefit, good, interest, mission, need, or equivalent that is argued, assumed, perceived or presumed to be collective, common, communal or public.
ii-d. Protections: Invalidation, Care, Capacity
care, guardianship, incapacity, incompetency, protection, wardship, or equivalent that is argued, assumed, perceived or presumed to be necessary or in need of determination.
ii-e. Protections: Invalidation, Conversation, Speech
conversation, dialogue, speech, talk, voicing, or equivalent that is argued, assumed, perceived or presumed to be public rather than confirmed as such via consent.
ii-f. Protections: Invalidation, Danger, Threat
danger, fear, harm, health, safety, security, threat, violence, toxicity, or equivalent that is broad, existential, nebulous, non-actual, non-immediate, non-imminent, vague or otherwise does not pass judicial review and scrutiny under applicable law and regulation.
ii-g. Protections: Invalidation, Data, Information
data, evidence, fact, information, knowledge, truth, or equivalent that is argued, assumed, perceived or presumed to be collective, common, communal or public in interest or nature.
ii-h. Protections: Invalidation, Education, Research
education, learning, research, study, teaching, training, or equivalent that is argued, assumed, perceived or presumed to be beneficial, edifying, efficient or otherwise good or necessary.
ii-i. Protections: Invalidation, Equality, Equity
equality, equity, fairness, justice, remedy, or equivalent that is argued, assumed, perceived or presumed to be beneficial, efficient, equitable or otherwise good or necessary.
ii-j. Protections: Invalidation, Evaluation, Transparency
evaluation, inquiry, interview, investigation, monitoring, oversight, regulation, review, scrutiny, supervision, surveillance, tracking, transparency, or equivalent that is argued, assumed, perceived or presumed to be beneficial, edifying, efficient or otherwise good or necessary.
ii-k. Protections: Invalidation, Expediency, Reduction
expediency that advocates a reduction in expectations and protections of, or any provisions and requirements for, freedom or liberty.

— Furthermore, with respect to such protections of intellectual and associated real property from effective invalidation, you understand and agree to abide by the following:

iii. Protections: Invalidation, Presumption Where Ikoku Center, Founder
that you and The Ikoku Center do not treat any aspect of The Ikoku Center or the Founder, or their conduct or service — including any act, activity, agent, arrangement, asset, or involved material or matter — as accessible or equivalent or not freely or liberally administered solely by the Founder, in any way, unless the Founder has provided and not revoked his authorization that such aspect is to be made accessible, administered in coordination with another specified person or equivalent, and where such authorization is provided and unrevoked, the Founder explicitly, expressly and specifically states the terms for accessibility, coordinated administration, or equivalent delineated below.
iii-a. Protections: Invalidation, Authorization, Activity
the ethical, lawful and specific aspect, conduct, or service — including any activity, agent, arrangement, asset, or involved material or matter — relating to The Ikoku Center or the Founder to be made accessible, administered in coordination or equivalent.
iii-b. Protections: Invalidation, Authorization, Aim
the ethical, lawful and specific aim, goal, objective, or purpose of making the above aspect, conduct, or service accessible, administered in coordination or equivalent.
iii-c. Protections: Invalidation, Authorization, Benefits
the ethical, lawful and specific benefits to The Ikoku Center or the Founder, and any other person concerned, of making the above aspect, conduct, or service accessible, administered in coordination or equivalent.
iii-d. Protections: Invalidation, Authorization, Costs
the ethical, lawful and specific costs to The Ikoku Center or the Founder, and any other person concerned, of making the above aspect, conduct, or service accessible, administered in coordination or equivalent.
iii-e. Protections: Invalidation, Authorization, Duration
the ethical, lawful and specific duration – and time considerations or implications – for making the above aspect, conduct, or service accessible, administered in coordination or equivalent.
iii-f. Protections: Invalidation, Authorization, Manner
the ethical, lawful and specific manner, means, method, or mode for making the above aspect, conduct, or service accessible, administered in coordination or equivalent.
iii-g. Protections: Invalidation, Authorization, Materials
the ethical, lawful and specific categories or types of materials involved in making the above aspect, conduct, or service accessible, administered in coordination or equivalent.
iii-h. Protections: Invalidation, Authorization, Matters
the ethical, lawful and specific categories or types of matters involved in making the above aspect, conduct, or service accessible, administered in coordination or equivalent.
iii-i. Protections: Invalidation, Authorization, Persons
the ethical, lawful and specific categories or types of persons involved in making the above aspect, conduct, or service accessible, administered in coordination or equivalent.
iii-j. Protections: Invalidation, Authorization, Risks
the ethical, lawful and specific risks to The Ikoku Center or the Founder and any other person concerned — including but not limited to harms and their effect, extent, likelihood, remedy — of making the above aspect, conduct, or service accessible, administered in coordination or equivalent.
iii-k. Protections: Invalidation, Authorization, Safeguards
the ethical, lawful and specific safeguards — of benefits and against risks to The Ikoku Center or the Founder and any other person concerned — of making the above aspect, conduct, or service accessible, administered in coordination or equivalent.
iii-l. Protections: Invalidation, Authorization, Status
the ethical, lawful and specific procedures of keeping The Ikoku Center or the Founder of the accessible, administered in coordination or equivalent status of the above aspect, conduct, or service.
iii-m. Protections: Invalidation, Authorization, Voluntary
the ethical, lawful and specific means by which the Founder shall voluntarily give, maintain, or revoke such authorization for the above aspect, conduct, or service to be accessible, administered in coordination or equivalent.
iv. Confirmed via Organization Processes
all of the above as confirmed – even repeated, where appropriate – via processes conducted by The Ikoku Center, via the Founder’s authorization, and not to be substituted by processes conducted by other persons.
v. Confirmed via Written
none of the above being acceptable as authorization when indicated, provided or otherwise received orally or vocally or via any form other than written.
vi. Thus Confirmed not Presumed
none of the above being acceptable as authorization when assumed, presumed or equivalent, and only upon meeting all requirements and standards above may such authorization be deemed confirmed.

E — On Property Usage via Sites

— Administration of Sites

— With respect to the administration of the Sites as well as other Products and Services of The Ikoku Center, you understand and agree to abide by the following:

i. Sites, Administration
that the Founder, Alvan Azinna Chibuzo Ikoku, is solely empowered with all administrative powers over the Sites and other Products and Services of The Ikoku Center — as provided for in the Codes and Policies and the Conditions for Governance — and you agree and promise to not compete with, interfere with, or infringe, in any way, the Founder’s absolute, complete and sole administration of the Sites and other Products and Services.
ii. Sites, Ownership, Property
that The Ikoku Center and the Founder, Alvan Azinna Chibuzo Ikoku, are solely empowered with all ownership, property and proprietary powers and rights concerning intellectual and associated real property conceived, created, developed, innovated, invented, made, purchased or otherwise processed or produced at, by, for, in, on, via, with or otherwise in relation to the Sites and other Products and Services of The Ikoku Center — to be fully, solely and wholly awarded to and owned by the Founder — and you agree and promise to not compete with, interfere with, or infringe, in any way, such ownership, property and proprietary powers and rights.
iii. Sole Manner of Administration
with such administration of intellectual and associated real property relating to the Sites and other Products and Services of The Ikoku Center executed solely by the Founder, Alvan Azinna Chibuzo Ikoku, and solely via the Founder’s authorization.
iv. No Alternative, Delegation
with such administration not allowed to have any alternative — be it another act, activity, agent, arrangement, or equivalent — to the aforementioned sole administrator and sole manner of administration, and with such administration also not allowed to be delegated to or otherwise assumed by any other entity, office, or person.

— Additional Protections

— With respect to any and all intellectual and associated real property relating, in any way, to the Sites and other Products and Services, you understand and agree to abide by the following additional protections:

i. Protected Property of Sites
the Sites, other Products and Services, and all intellectual and associated real property they contain, display, and entail — including any involved arrangements, assets, material, and matter — are owned or licensed by The Ikoku Center and the Founder and are furthermore protected from any unauthorized distribution, duplication, or other use by copyrights, patents, service- and trade-marks, and other intellectual and real property and proprietary laws, rights, and treaties of the US, other countries, and international bodies.
ii. Sites as Protected Work
the Sites are also protected and recognized as a workunder copyright, patent, service- and trade-mark, and other intellectual and real property and proprietary laws, rights, and treaties of the US, other countries, and international bodies — wholly belonging to and owned by The Ikoku Center and specifically the Founder, Alvan Azinna Chibuzo Ikoku — and all individual material, matter, and other contributions and elements making up the Sites are also copyrighted works licensed to be used as part of the Sites, with no appearance, provision, submission, or other use or processing of any External Intellectual Property or User Property, as defined in the Codes and Policies, able or permitted to affect, change, diminish, or otherwise impact the protection, recognition, or absolute, complete, sole and whole ownership of the Sites or other Products and Services, as well as their copyrights, patents, service- and trade-marks, and other intellectual and real property and proprietary rights by The Ikoku Center and the Founder, as provided for in the Intellectual and Real Property Policy and the Codes and Policies.
iii. Sites as Acknowledged Property, Rights, Value
that you acknowledge that the Sites and other Products and Services constitute valuable intellectual and associated real property of The Ikoku Center and specifically Alvan Azinna Chibuzo Ikoku, the Founder, and that their property and proprietary rights are under the absolute, complete and sole administration and ownership of the Founder.
iv. Your Agreement to Abide
that you agree to abide by all applicable copyright, patent, service- and trademark, intellectual and real property laws, as well as any additional copyright and intellectual property notices or restrictions contained in the Sites.
v. Your Agreement to Protect
that you agree to protect the intellectual and associated real property and proprietary rights of The Ikoku Center and the Founder during and after the term of your access, conduct, service, and other use and visit relating, in any way, to the Sites, other Products and Services, and The Ikoku Center, and to comply with all reasonable written requests made by The Ikoku Center to protect such intellectual and associated real property and proprietary rights.
vi. Your Agreement to Notify
that you agree to notify The Ikoku Center and the Founder, directly and promptly, upon becoming aware of any unauthorized access, conduct, service, or other use or visit relating, in any way, to the Sites, other Products and Services, and The Ikoku Center by any entity, office, or person, or upon becoming aware of any claim that any person or any access, conduct, service, or other use or visit relating, in any way, to the Sites, other Products and Services, and The Ikoku Center infringes any intellectual and associated real property and proprietary protections or rights provided for in the Intellectual and Real Property Policy, the Codes and Polices, or applicable law or regulation.
vii. Exclusive Present, Future Rights
that all present and future rights in and to copyrights, know-how, patents, service- and trademarks, trade secrets, and other intellectual property and proprietary rights of any type under the laws of any governmental authority, domestic or foreign, including rights in and to all applications and registrations relating to the Sites will at all times be and remain the sole and exclusive property of The Ikoku Center and specifically the Founder, Alvan Azinna Chibuzo Ikoku; and furthermore, that all present and future rights in and title to the Sites (including the right to administer, deploy, and otherwise produce or use the Sites and any portions of the Sites over any present or future technology) are reserved to The Ikoku Center and the Founder for their exclusive use.
viii. Authorized Use of Sites
that except as specifically permitted by the Authorized IP Permission or Authorized Franchise or License, or as permitted in Intellectual and Real Property Policy, or as provided for more generally in the Codes and Policies, you may not access, duplicate, disseminate, or otherwise make any use of the Sites or any portion thereof.
ix. Authorized Use of Property, Rights via Sites
that except as specifically permitted herein, you will not acquire, represent, or otherwise use any intellectual property or proprietary rights relating to the Sites, other Products or Services, or The Ikoku Center, or the names of any individual contributor to the Sites, or any variations or derivatives thereof, for any purpose, without prior written authorization of the Founder as described above.

— Limited Permission

— With respect to the scope and nature of a limited permission The Ikoku Center grants to you during your access, conduct, service, or other use or visit relating the Sites or other Products and Services (the “Limited Permission”), you understand and agree to abide by the following:

i. Limited Permission: General
that your access, conduct, service, or other use or visit relating the Sites or other Products and Services is wholly consistent with a revocable, non-exclusive, non-transferable, limited permission — temporarily granted to you by The Ikoku Center — solely to access and display within the Sites areas, parts, and sections of the Sites or other Products and Services that are authorized, non-restricted in access, and public-facing, for authorized conduct, service, use, or visit, and as an authorized, consenting and identified customer or potential customer, user or potential user, or visitor, and in a manner and mode that is viewable and reviewable by The Ikoku Center and the Founder.
ii. Limited Permission: No Other Licenses, Rights
that — except for the Limited Permission described above — The Ikoku Center does not grant you any express or implied licenses or rights, whether under any copyrights, patents, service- or trademarks, or other intellectual or real property or proprietary rights.
iii. Limited Permission: No Mirroring
that you shall not mirror any area, part, or section of the Sites or other Products or Services — including any involved assets, material, or matter — on another product, service, or site or in any other media, place, or venue.
iv. Limited Permission: Not Competing
that your access, conduct, service, or other use or visit relating the Sites or other Products and Services is not in any manner or for any purpose or use that could compete with any of the activities, businesses, or purposes of The Ikoku Center, its divisions, series, subsidiaries, or affiliates, or the Founder and Owner, Alvan Azinna Chibuzo Ikoku.
v. Limited Permission: Not Illegal, Inconsistent
that your access, conduct, service, or other use or visit relating the Sites or other Products and Services is not in any manner or for any purpose or use that effects or facilitates an infringement or violation of the Codes and Policies or applicable law or regulation.
vi. Limited Permission: Policies Governance
that any software and other materials made available at the Sites or other Products or Services for your access, downloading, or other use, even with their own license terms, shall also be governed by the Intellectual and Real Property Policy, the Codes and Policies, and copyright, trademark and other intellectual property and proprietary notices provided by The Ikoku Center.
vii. Limited Permission: Termination
that your failure to comply with the Intellectual and Real Property Policy, the Codes and Policies, applicable law or regulation, or any copyright, service- or trademark, or other intellectual property or proprietary notices provided by The Ikoku Center will result in automatic termination of any licenses or rights granted to you, without prior notice, and in such a case you agree that you must immediately destroy all copies of downloaded materials in your control, custody, or possession.
viii. Limited Permission: Validity
that the limited permission described above shall remain valid provided you comply with the Intellectual and Real Property Policy, the Codes and Policies, and copyright, trademark and other intellectual property and proprietary notices provided by The Ikoku Center, and that they remain intact.

— User Data, Material, Property

— With respect to intellectual and associated real property produced or otherwise processed during your access, activity, conduct, service, or other use or visit relating to the Sites or other Products and Services, you understand and agree to abide by the following:

i. User Data
that you — as a contributor, consumer, customer, participant, user, visitor or equivalent person using or visiting the Sites, other Products and Services, or The Ikoku Center — may via certain expressly authorized activity, conduct, service, or equivalent generate “user data and information,” as provided for in the Codes and Policies.
i-a. User Data, Ownership
that The Ikoku Center is the sole owner of any user data and information relating to The Ikoku Center, including but not limited to data and information accessed, collected, or otherwise processed via the Products and Services, or related, in any way, directly or indirectly, to your conduct or service.
i-b. User Data, Rights
that The Ikoku Center and the Founder and Owner, Alvan Azinna Chibuzo Ikoku, solely retain all intellectual property and proprietary rights for any and all user data and information, including such sole rights to administer and authorize branding, franchises, licenses, permissions, and other usage, as provided for in the Intellectual and Real Property Policy and the Codes and Policies.
ii. User Material
that you — as a contributor, consumer, customer, participant, user, visitor or equivalent person using or visiting the Sites, other Products and Services, or The Ikoku Center — may via certain expressly authorized activity, conduct, service, or equivalent be permitted to add to, contribute to, display, disseminate, edit, generate, modify, transform, or otherwise use “user material,” as provided for in the Codes and Policies.
ii-a. User Material, Ownership
that The Ikoku Center is the sole owner of any user material relating to The Ikoku Center, including but not limited to material contributed to, processed, or otherwise used via the Products and Services, or related, in any way, directly or indirectly, to your conduct or service.
ii-b. User Material, Rights
that The Ikoku Center and the Founder and Owner, Alvan Azinna Chibuzo Ikoku, solely retain all intellectual property and proprietary rights for any and all user material, including such sole rights to administer and authorize branding, franchises, licenses, permissions, and other usage; and that, for any needed further clarification, you hereby grant a License to The Ikoku Center in any user material related, in any way, directly or indirectly, to your conduct or service, as provided for in the Intellectual and Real Property Policy and the Codes and Policies.
iii. User Property
that you — as a contributor, consumer, customer, participant, user, visitor or equivalent person using or visiting the Sites, other Products and Services, or The Ikoku Center — may via certain expressly authorized activity, conduct, service, or equivalent be permitted to curate, display, disseminate, post, share, or otherwise use “user property,” as provided for in the Codes and Policies.
iii-a. User Property, Ownership
that you — as a contributor, consumer, customer, participant, user, visitor or equivalent person using or visiting the Sites, other Products and Services, or The Ikoku Center — attest to being the sole verifiable owner of any user property you display, post, share, or otherwise use via The Ikoku Center, including the Products and Services, or related, in any way, directly or indirectly, to your conduct or service; you further understand that The Ikoku Center welcomes any user property related, in any way, directly or indirectly, to your conduct or service — with the primary goal to enhance user experience and use of the Products and Services and improve The Ikoku Center’s efforts to fulfill its mission and purposes — and that, therefore, you do not provide any such user property that infringes the rights of other natural or legal persons.
iii-b. User Property, Rights
that you — as a contributor, consumer, customer, participant, user, visitor or equivalent person using or visiting the Sites, other Products and Services, or The Ikoku Center — retain intellectual property and proprietary rights for your user property; and that, further, you hereby grant a License to The Ikoku Center in any User Property user property related, in any way, directly or indirectly, to your conduct or service, as provided for in the Intellectual and Real Property Policy and the Codes and Policies.
iv. User-Related Processing, Consent
that The Ikoku Center does not access, collect, or otherwise process user data and information, user material, or user property related, in any way, directly or indirectly, to your conduct or service, except as authorized and consented, as provided for in the Codes and Polices.
iv-a. User-Related Processing, Circulation
that The Ikoku Center does not circulate, disclose, disseminate, or otherwise distribute user data and information, user material, or user property related, in any way, directly or indirectly, to your conduct or service to any entities, offices, or persons outside of The Ikoku Center, except as expressly authorized and consented, as provided for in the Codes and Polices.
iv-b. User-Related Processing, Delegation
that The Ikoku Center does not assign, delegate, or otherwise transfer user data and information, user material, or user property related, in any way, directly or indirectly, to your conduct or service to any entities, offices, or persons outside of The Ikoku Center, except as expressly authorized and consented, as provided for in the Codes and Polices.
iv-c. User-Related Processing, Non-Market
that The Ikoku Center does not buy, exchange, lease, rent, sell, or otherwise place into market user data and information, user material, or user property related, in any way, directly or indirectly, to your conduct or service with any entities, offices, or persons outside of The Ikoku Center, except as expressly authorized and consented, as provided for in the Codes and Polices.
iv-d. User-Related Processing, Primary
that, given the location of The Ikoku Center’s headquarters, offices, and primary operations in the United States, any user data and information, user material, or user property related, in any way, directly or indirectly, to your conduct or service may be processed and retained in, and where applicable, transferred to the United States; and that you understand and consent to such processing, retention, and transfer, recognizing that the United States mandates certain protections via applicable law and regulation, for which The Ikoku Center ensures compliance, and that such protection may not be the same as that required in others countries and territories.
iv-e. User-Related Processing, Protection
that the Ikoku Center endeavors to access, collect, and otherwise process user data and information, user material, and user property related, in any way, directly or indirectly, to your conduct or service in manner that is authorized and protective, as provided for in the Codes and Policies, recognizing that no processing is absolutely or entirely protective.

— User License, Permission

— With respect to the granted license and permission concerning intellectual and associated real property produced or otherwise processed during your access, activity, conduct, service, or other use or visit relating to the Sites or other Products and Services, you understand and agree to abide by the following:

i. User Property: Limited Permission
that The Ikoku Center solely grants to you the Limited Permission in any and all of your User Property, as such permission is described in the Intellectual and Real Property Policy and the Codes and Policies.
ii. User Property: License, General
that you — as a contributor, consumer, customer, participant, user, visitor or equivalent person using or visiting the Sites, other Products and Services, or The Ikoku Center contributing, providing, submitting, or otherwise using your User Property on the Sites, other Products and Services, or The Ikoku Center — grant to The Ikoku Center and the Founder, Alvan Azinna Chibuzo Ikoku, a perpetual, nonexclusive, irrevocable, fully paid, royalty-free, sub-licensable and transferable (in whole or in part) worldwide right and license (“User Property License”)
iii. User Property: License, Rights
to exercise all now or later existing intellectual property rights or other rights of yours or others in any and all of the User Property, now known or later developed, in full or in part, for purposes of supporting the mission and purposes of The Ikoku Center (as determined by The Ikoku Center and the Founder and Owner from time to time at their discretion) and in all possible media now known or later developed;
iv. User Property: License, Rights Included
with the foregoing rights including, but not limited to, the right to adapt, copy, create derivative works based upon, curate, display, disseminate, distribute, modify, perform, publish in public or private venues (e.g. brochures, media, newspapers, reports, sites), read (on air or otherwise), reproduce, transform, translate, transmit digitally, and otherwise use for any purpose whatsoever (including, without limitation, advertising, commercial, promotional and publicity purposes) at The Ikoku Center’s and the Founder’s discretion without additional attribution, consideration, or notice to you or to any other person or entity;
v. User Property: License, Uses Compensation
and with such additional uses by The Ikoku Center made with no compensation to you with respect to your User Property as the use of the Sites and other Products and Services is hereby agreed as being sufficient compensation for your User Property and grant of rights herein.

— User Liability Indemnification

— With respect to indemnification and limitation of liability concerning intellectual and associated real property produced or otherwise processed during your access, activity, conduct, service, or other use or visit relating to the Sites or other Products and Services, you understand and agree to abide by the following:

i. Attestation to Being Original Creator
that you covenant, represent, and warrant that you are the original author, creator, or producer of the User Property (except where you specifically indicate otherwise), that neither the consent nor permission of any other person or entity is required to enable The Ikoku Center to legally use your User Property in accordance with the above User Property License and that The Ikoku Center’s use of your User Property in accordance with the User Property License will not violate or infringe upon the rights of any person or entity, and that you own or otherwise control all of the rights to the User Property that you submit.
ii. Attestation to Limitation of Any Claim
that you covenant, represent, and warrant that, with respect to any claim you may have relating to or arising out of The Ikoku Center’s and the Founder’s actual or alleged use of any User Data and Information, User Material, or User Property generated or submitted to the Sites or The Ikoku Center, the damage, if any, thereby caused will not be irreparable or otherwise sufficient to entitle you to injunctive or other equitable relief or to in any way enjoin the exploitation or other use of any Product or Service of The Ikoku Center based on or allegedly based on the User Data and Information, User Material, or User Property, and your rights and remedies in any such event shall be strictly limited to the right to recover damages, if any, in an action at law.
iii. Attestation to Non-Claim of Violation
that you covenant, represent, and warrant that you irrevocably give up, release, and waive any claim that any use of such User Data and Information, User Material, and User Property violates any of your rights, including, without limitation, copyrights, patents, service- and trademarks, moral rights, privacy rights, proprietary or other property rights, publicity rights, or right to credit for the material or ideas, and forever release and discharge The Ikoku Center and its licensees from any and all claims you may have in connection with The Ikoku Center’s use of your User Property in accordance with the above User Property License.
iv. Attestation to Non-Injury, Non-Violation, Indemnification
that you covenant, represent, and warrant that the User Property you submit is accurate and truthful; that use of such User Property does not violate any of the Codes and Policies and will not cause injury to any person or entity; that you will indemnify The Ikoku Center, its official persons and parties, the Founder and Owner, and their assigns and successors for all claims resulting from such User Property; and that you are aware and agree that The Ikoku Center, its official persons and parties, the Founder and Owner, and their assigns and successors disclaim any responsibility and assume no liability for any User Data and Information, User Material, or User Property generated or submitted by you or any third party.
v. Attestation to Non-Obligation
that you covenant, represent, and warrant that neither The Ikoku Center nor the Founder are obligated to use or otherwise process any of User Data and Information, User Material, and User Property you create, generate, or submit via the Sites, other Products and Services, or The Ikoku Center and you have no right to compel such use.
vi. Attestation to Relationship
that you covenant, represent, and warrant that your relationship with The Ikoku Center is not a beneficiary, confidential, controlling, decision-making, fiduciary, ownership, voting, or other equivalent relationship, and that your decision to submit any User Material or User Property to the Sites, other Products and Services, or to The Ikoku Center does not confer, provide or place you in such a relationship with The Ikoku Center or the Founder and furthermore does not place you in a position with respect to The Ikoku Center or to the Founder that is any different from the position held by members of the general public with regard to your User Data and Information, User Material, and User Property.
vii. Attestation to Use of Property, Rights via Sites
that you covenant, represent, and warrant that, except as specifically permitted herein, you will not use any intellectual property rights of the Sites, other Products and Services, or The Ikoku Center, or the names of any individual contributor to the Sites or other Products and Services, or any variations or derivatives thereof, for any purpose, without prior authorization of the Founder as described above.
viii. Attestation to Use of Sites
that you covenant, represent, and warrant that, except as specifically permitted by Founder’s authorization, or as permitted more generally in the Intellectual and Real Property Policy, or the Codes and Policies, you will not copy, distribute, or otherwise make any use of the Sites, other Products and Services, or The Ikoku Center, or any intellectual and associated real property relating to the Sites, other Products and Services, or The Ikoku Center, or any portion thereof.
ix. Attestation to Understanding
that you covenant, represent, and warrant that the above contains the full and complete understanding between The Ikoku Center, the Founder, and you regarding The Ikoku Center’s use of User Data and Information, User Material, and User Property you create, generate, or submit via the Sites, other Products and Services, or The Ikoku Center, and the above understanding cannot be modified except by the Founder’s authorization.
Ideas, Rising, January 2022 (Karl Raymund Catabas)
Thoughts, Rising, February 2020 (Zoran Borojevic)
Person, Reading, August 2016 (Matthew Henry)

Policies

Provision

As stated, earlier, the governance of The Alvan Ikoku Center for Ethics is, in important part, conducted via the Codes and Policies below:

Ikoku Center Agreement

The Ikoku Center Conduct and Service Agreement, which:

Collectively Governing
consists of several Codes and Policies that collectively govern all conduct and service in any way relating to The Alvan Ikoku Center for Ethics.
Collectively Including
collectively include the Basic Policies — the Conditions and Terms of Founding, the Conditions and Terms of Governance, the Conditions and Terms of Conduct and Service, and the Founding and Governing Code of Ethics — as well as all other codes and policies, associated as the Correlative Policies.
Available Below
are made available further below.

Conditions of Founding

Conditions and Terms of Founding of The Ikoku Center (HTML)

Conditions of Governance

Conditions and Terms of Governance of The Ikoku Center (HTML)

Conditions of Service

Conditions and Terms of Conduct and Service (HTML)

Founding Ethics

Founding and Governing Code of Ethics (HTML)

All Policies

All Policies (HTML)

Conclusion

— Collectively, the Policy

— All of the above and aforementioned in this section constitutes the Policy on Intellectual and Real Property of The Alvan Ikoku Center for Ethics (the “Intellectual and Real Property Policy”) and forms an integral part of the Codes and Policies of The Alvan Ikoku Center for Ethics as well as The Ikoku Center Conduct and Service Agreement you may enter into with The Alvan Ikoku Center for Ethics.

— Concerns and Questions

— Please report any concerns about code or policy violations, and send any questions you may have regarding the Policy on Intellectual and Real Property or The Ikoku Center Conduct and Service Agreement, to policies@ikokuphilanthropies.com.

— Concluding

— And as a concluding aviso and proviso, you are informed as well as reminded that by commencing or continuing any conduct or service relating to The Alvan Ikoku Center for Ethics — in any way, either directly or indirectly, and via any manner, means, method, or mode — you enter into The Ikoku Center Conduct and Service Agreement and agree to abide by and be legally bound by the Policy conditions, principles, protections, and terms described above, and the Codes and Policies, in their entirety without modification or severability, as amended from time to time solely by the Founder.

Caring, June 2020 (Isaac Quesada)
Applying, April 2022 (Wesley Tingey)
Feeling, Madonna della Pietà, April 2020 (Grant Whitty)
Thinking, May 2021 (Kenny Eliason)

Also at the Center

The Ikoku Center is dedicated to the study and application of ethics for the benefit of communities, institutions, lives, and societies — in Africa and across the globe. And so in accordance with the above, the Center provides the following:

I.

Examining the Good

A center committed to studying and applying our various methods for examining the good — via analysis, conversation, deliberation, education, and further evaluation of beliefs, laws, mores, norms, values, and virtues.

II.

Being, Doing Good

A center also committed to studying and applying our various modes for being good, doing good, and living a good life among others — via forms of community, conscience, duty, obligation, reciprocity, responsibility, and service.

III.

Providing the Good

A center also committed to studying and applying our various means for providing the good to ourselves as well as others — via the ethics of care, civics, communities, economies, institutions, and the professions.

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