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Acceptable Use Policy

Overview

The Acceptable Use Policy of The Alvan Ikoku Group LLC (the¬†‚ÄúAcceptable Use Policy‚Ä̬†or the ‚ÄúCommunities Standards‚ÄĚ), provides a listing, range and illustrative examples of activities you legally agree to not conduct, engage in, facilitate, or otherwise support ‚ÄĒ out of respect for persons, for the Codes and Policies, for applicable law and regulation as well as for The Ikoku Group and the Founder. Such activities and their equivalent are to be understood by you as unacceptable.

Therefore, persons engaged in activity involving, relating, referring, or otherwise pertaining to The Ikoku Group are expected to uphold the principles delineated below.

I ‚ÄĒ Your Communities Standards Agreements

‚ÄĒ¬†first, with respect to the Agreement you enter into with The Ikoku Group via the Acceptable Use Policy, the Codes and Polices, and The Ikoku Group User Agreement and Code of Conduct, you understand and adhere to the following:

i. Your Agreement
that you understand the Codes and Policies, including the Acceptable Use Policy, to be an integral part of The Ikoku Group User Agreement and Code of Conduct you enter into with The Ikoku Group.
ii. Your Consent
that your consent to The Ikoku Group User Agreement and Code of Conduct includes your legally equivalent consent to the Codes and Polices and to the Acceptable Use Policy.
iii. Your Adherence
that you have read, understood, consented to, and agreed to be legally bound by and abide by the Acceptable Use Policy and the Codes and Policies, in their entirety without modification, including as they are amended from time to time by The Ikoku Group.
iv. Your Duty
that you have read, understood, consented to, and accepted your attendant duty to the Acceptable Use Policy as well as to the Codes and Policies ‚ÄĒ which is limited to specifically include your legally binding agreement to refrain from and report any breach, diminishment, disruption, impediment, interference, or other violation pertaining to these Policies; as well as any diminishment, impediment, or interference with, in any way, the sole ability, discretion, opportunity, and right of The Ikoku Group and the sole Founder, Owner and Manager, Alvan Azinna Chibuzo Ikoku, to determine compliance with the Codes and Policies and to have their decision be final and binding and not subject to challenge or appeal.
vi. Your Accordance with Ethics
that any of your activity subject to the Acceptable Use Policy shall further remain in accordance with the Founding and Governing Code of Ethics.
vii. Your Accordance with Integrity
that any of your activity subject to the Acceptable Use Policy shall further remain in accordance with the Policy on Organizational Integrity.
viii. Your Accordance with Mission
that any of your activity subject to the Acceptable Use Policy shall further remain in accordance with the founding mission and purposes of The Ikoku Group, without incompatibility, as described and delineated in the Codes and Policies and the Founder’s Operating Agreement.
ix. Your Knowledge
that you are aware that The Ikoku Group strongly recommends you develop and maintain your knowledge of all the Codes and Policies, and so asks that you read, understand, and regularly visit this section and other communications regarding the Acceptable Use Policy, as well as the Codes and Policies; that you agree that updating this section constitutes legally sufficient notice; and that you therefore acknowledge that The Ikoku Group takes your continued engagement in any activity involving, referring, relating, or otherwise pertaining to The Ikoku Group as active indication of your current and updated knowledge, understanding, and legally binding acceptance of and agreement to the Acceptable Use Policy as well as the Codes and Policies, as they are amended from time to time.

II ‚ÄĒ Your Communities Standards Understandings

‚ÄĒ¬†second, with respect to the Acceptable Use Policy, you understand and adhere to the following:

i. Your Understanding of Acceptable Use
that you have read, understood, consented to, and agreed to be legally bound by and abide by understandings of acceptable and unacceptable use, including communities standards, as they are defined and provided for in applicable law and regulation, and by The Ikoku Group in the Codes and Polices, including as delineated in this Policy.
ii. Your Understanding of Acceptable Use Principles
that you have read, understood, consented to, and agreed to be legally bound by and abide by understandings of acceptable and unacceptable use principles, including communities standards principles, as they are defined and provided for in applicable law and regulation, and by The Ikoku Group in the Codes and Polices, including as delineated in this Policy, to be fulfilled and respected and not infringed or violated, in any way, by you.
iii. Your Understanding of Acceptable Use Rights
that you have read, understood, consented to, and agreed to be legally bound by and abide by understandings of acceptable and unacceptable use rights, including communities standards rights, as they are defined and provided for in applicable law and regulation, and by The Ikoku Group in the Codes and Polices, including as delineated in this Policy, to be fulfilled and respected and not infringed or violated, in any way, by you.
iv. Your Understanding of Acceptable Use Protections
that you have read, understood, consented to, and agreed to be legally bound by and abide by understandings of acceptable and unacceptable use protections, including communities standards protections, as they are defined and provided for in applicable law and regulation, and by The Ikoku Group in the Codes and Polices, including as delineated in this Policy, to be fulfilled and respected and not breached or violated, in any way, by you.
v. As Concern for Harm
that you refrain from inappropriate and unacceptable activities that produce or result in harms; and that you in no way interfere with or impede reasonable efforts taken by The Ikoku Group to compassionately assess for, prevent, and re-duce such harms The Ikoku Grantor Charitable Trusts determines to result from inappropriate or unacceptable activities.
vi. As Concern for Laws
that you refrain from activities that are illegal, unconstitutional, unlawful or otherwise in violation of applicable law or regulation; and that you in no way interfere with or impede reasonable efforts taken by The Ikoku Grantor Charitable Trusts to eliminate, mitigate, and prevent such activities The Ikoku Group determines to be illegal, unconstitutional, unlawful or otherwise in violation of applicable law or regulation.
vii. As Concern for Policy
that you refrain from activities that are prohibited by or otherwise in violation of the Codes and Policies; and that you in no way interfere with or impede reasonable efforts taken by The Ikoku Group to eliminate, mitigate, and prevent such activities The Ikoku Group determines to be prohibited by or otherwise in violation of the Codes and Policies.
viii. As Concern for Respect
that you take as the basis for all your activities the most robust conception of and protections for respect defined by and derived from ethical and moral theory as well as the recognition and enjoyment of civil liberties.
ix. As Cautions and Prohibitions
that you in no way interfere with or impede reasonable efforts taken by The Ikoku Group to disallow, prohibit, and remove any causes or results of inappropriate and unacceptable activities, but to also, before, during or after any decisive action by The Ikoku Group, send cautioning communication regarding activities The Ikoku Group determines to be inappropriate or unacceptable, with allowance provided for the ascertaining of both intent and effect, for dialogue, education, training, and other decided means of mitigation, prevention, or resolution.

III ‚ÄĒ Your Communities Standards Commitments

‚ÄĒ third, given the aforementioned, your commitment to this understanding of acceptable and unacceptable use, including communities standards, of their principles, of their rights, and of their protections shall entail the following:

i. Basis for Your Activities
its basis for any activity you engage in with respect to The Ikoku Group ‚ÄĒ including the divisions, series, subsidiaries, and affiliates, as well as the Products and Services ‚ÄĒ and that any such activities you engage in shall be free of any incompatibility with, inconsistency with, or violation of the Acceptable Use Policy or any applicable law or regulation.
ii. Commitment to Acceptable Use
that this commitment include but not be limited to upholding for every person at The Ikoku Group the most humane, protective, respectful, robust and strictest interpretations of acceptable and unacceptable use and resulting communities standards, including as such acceptable and unacceptable use and communities standards are provided for in the Acceptable Use Policy, in the Codes and Policies, and in applicable law and regulation.
iii. Commitment to Acceptable Use Principles, Rights and Protections
that this commitment include but not be limited to upholding for every person at The Ikoku Group the most humane, protective, respectful, robust and strictest interpretations of acceptable and unacceptable use and communities standards principles, rights, and protections, including as such principles, rights, and protections are provided for in the Acceptable Use Policy, in the Codes and Policies, and in applicable law and regulation.
iv. Commitment to Respectful and Protective Practices
that you respectfully assist solely via Your Duty as described in the Acceptable Use Policy and in no way interfere with or impede the reasonable efforts taken by The Ikoku Group to translate the above commitments into practices for developing and maintaining protections pertaining to acceptable and unacceptable use and communities standards; for determining compliance with those protections; and for fulfilling, respecting, and safeguarding persons, properties, and interests relating to acceptable and unacceptable use and communities standards, their processes, their principles, their rights, and their protections, including but not limited to those delineated in the Acceptable Use Policy and the Codes and Policies.
v. Commitment to Protections Following and Ahead of the Law
that you also respectfully assist solely via Your Duty as described in the Acceptable Use Policy and in no way interfere with or impede the reasonable efforts taken by The Ikoku Group to obtain, keep current and comply with required acceptable and unacceptable use and communities standards law and regulation, as they pertain to applicable local, state, national and international jurisdictions, including to adopt a coupled approach to legal and substantive protections for acceptable and unacceptable use and communities standards derived, in part, from the provision of rights and protections via advances in law and regulation, but also often beyond what the law provides for and protects.

Further Agreement

‚ÄĒ¬†and furthermore, by engaging in any activity involving, referring to, relating to, or otherwise pertaining to The Ikoku Group, any activities, affairs, areas, assets, offices, parts, properties, sections, or equivalent of The Ikoku Group, any activities, affairs, areas, assets, offices, parts, properties, sections, or equivalent of the divisions, series, subsidiaries, or affiliates, as well as any activities, affairs, areas, assets, offices, parts, properties, sections, or equivalent of the Products or Services, you accept and agree to the statements, terms, conditions, and requirements described in this section and in the Codes and Policies, regarding the Acceptable Use Policy of The Ikoku Group,¬†in their entirety without modification, including as amended and updated from time to time by The Ikoku Group, and you further accept and agree to fully inform The Ikoku Group in writing of any knowledge you have regarding any activity subject to this Policy.

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Communities Standards

Overview

The Ikoku Group expects all persons to not only adhere to the above principles, but to also act acceptably, appropriately, lawfully and respectfully where The Ikoku Group is concerned. You therefore agree not to cause, conduct, condone or otherwise support unacceptable activities in relation to The Ikoku Group, including its names and reputations, or help any other person to do so, in ways that include but are not limited to the following:

No Unauthorized Relationship or Representation

You will not understand or represent yourself to be in any official capacity with or relationship to The Ikoku Group, the divisions, series, subsidiaries, and affiliates, or the Products and Services, except such official capacity or relationship that is explicitly approved, reviewed, authorized and described by written contract and instrument signed and sealed of the Founder and Owner, Alvan Azinna Chibuzo Ikoku, as described in the Codes and Policies¬†‚ÄĒ¬†with such instrument containing explicit description of the specifying access, actions, activities, communications, operations,¬†participations, visits, and other uses expressly reviewed, approved and authorized for the purposes of said capacity or relationship.

No Unauthorized Access, Activity, Operations

‚ÄĒ¬†With respect to any and all of your access, activities and operations in, within, within, for, on behalf of, in reference to, or otherwise¬†pertaining to The Ikoku Group, you understand and adhere to the following:

Restricted Access, Activity and Operation via Authorization
that you will not understand or represent yourself to have any permission for login-requiring, password-protected, security-protected or otherwise restricted access, activities and operations in, within, within, for, on behalf of, in reference to, or otherwise pertaining to any area, office, part, section, or property of The Ikoku Group, any area, office, part, section, or property of the divisions, series, subsidiaries, and affiliates, and especially any area, office, part, section, or property of the Products and Services, unless that which is explicitly approved, reviewed, authorized and described for the purposes of an official capacity or relationship by written contract and instrument signed and sealed of the Founder and Owner, Alvan Azinna Chibuzo Ikoku, as described in the Codes and Policies.
Adherence to Access Authorization
that you will not attempt or operate with any access in, within, within, for, on behalf of, in reference to, or otherwise pertaining to any area, office, part, section, or property of The Ikoku Group, any area, office, part, section, or property of the divisions, series, subsidiaries, and affiliates, and especially any area, office, part, section, or property of the Products and Services, except that delineated in the above authorization.
Adherence to Activity and Operations Authorization
that you will not attempt or engage in any activity or operation in, within, within, for, on behalf of, in reference to, or otherwise pertaining to The Ikoku Group except that delineated in the above authorization.
Access in Capacity as Visitor
that in your capacity as a visitor of, in, within, within, for, on behalf of, in reference to, or otherwise pertaining to any area, office, part, section, or property of The Ikoku Group, any area, office, part, section, or property of the divisions, series, subsidiaries, and affiliates, and especially any area, office, part, section, or property of the Products and Services, you will not access, browse or otherwise visit or use any of the aforementioned activities, affairs, areas, assets, offices, parts, properties, sections, or equivalent except those The Ikoku Group has explicitly made publicly accessible for browsing or otherwise visiting without any login requirement, personal identification requirement or other security measures, including those added, installed or placed to limit access or ensure and improve safety and security.
Access in Capacity as User
that in your capacity as a user of, in, within, within, for, on behalf of, in reference to, or otherwise pertaining to any area, office, part, section, or property of The Ikoku Group, any area, office, part, section, or property of the divisions, series, subsidiaries, and affiliates, and especially any area, office, part, section, or property of the Products and Services, you will not access, browse or otherwise visit or use any of the aforementioned activities, affairs, areas, assets, offices, parts, properties, sections, or equivalent except those The Ikoku Group has explicitly made privately accessible and usable to you via your login information, your personal identification information and other security measures pertaining solely and specifically to you, including those added, installed or placed to limit access or ensure and improve safety and security.
No Access, Activity, Operation Presuming Private Thoughts or Spaces
that you will not attempt or otherwise engage in any access, action, activity, communication, operation, participation, visit, and other use that acts as if, assumes, construes, depends upon, infers, presumes, or otherwise suggests that the confidential, personal or private thoughts and spaces of any individual or person is accessible to, an activity of, part of, the business of, the operations of, the property of, or the trade of any area, office, part, section, or property of The Ikoku Group, any area, office, part, section, or property of the divisions, series, subsidiaries, or affiliates, and especially any area, office, part, section, or property of the Products and Services.
No Access, Activity, Operation Presuming Consent for Private Activities, Conversation or Information
that you will not attempt or otherwise engage in any access, action, activity, communication, operation, participation, visit, and other use that acts as if, assumes, construes, depends upon, infers, presumes, or otherwise suggests that the confidential, personal or private actions, conversations, dialogues, examinations or inquiries, narratives, recordings, and any other such activities or information of any person is accessible to, an activity of, part of, the business of, the operations of, the property of, or the trade of any of the aforementioned activities, affairs, areas, assets, offices, parts, properties, sections, or equivalent without the express, informed and revokable consent of the person concerned as described in the Codes and Policies.
No Access, Activity, Operation That Violates Confidentiality or Privacy
and that you will not thus, or in any other way, attempt or otherwise engage in any access, activity or operation that diminishes or violates the confidentiality or privacy protections or rights of any person.

And furthermore, by engaging in any activity by, for, in, on, via, with, within, on behalf of, in reference to, or otherwise pertaining to The Ikoku Group, any activities, affairs, areas, assets, offices, parts, properties, sections, or equivalent of The Ikoku Group, any activities, affairs, areas, assets, offices, parts, properties, sections, or equivalent of the divisions, series, subsidiaries, or affiliates, as well as any activities, affairs, areas, assets, offices, parts, properties, sections, or equivalent of the Products or Services, you accept and agree to the terms, conditions, and requirements described above, and in the Codes and Policies, in their entirety without modification.

No Unauthorized Allocation or Affiliation

‚ÄĒ¬†With respect to any and all affiliation, allocation, and activity and representation subsequent to any arrangement or agreement with,¬†in, within, within, for, on behalf of, in reference to, or otherwise¬†pertaining to The Ikoku Group, you understand and adhere to the following:

No Specific Agreement or Arrangement Without Authorization
that you will not attempt, assume, construe, enter into, infer, presume, suggest or otherwise engage in any specific agreement or arrangement with, in, within, on behalf of, for, in reference to or otherwise pertaining to The Ikoku Group, the divisions, series, subsidiaries, and affiliates, or the Products and Services, without express and explicit approval, review and authorization of that agreement or arrangement by written instrument signed and sealed of the Founder and Owner, Alvan Azinna Chibuzo Ikoku.
No Unauthorized Indication of Allocation from Ikoku Group
that you will not take any action, activity, communication, operation, participation, visit, and other use of, in, within, with, for, on behalf of, in reference to, or otherwise pertaining to The Ikoku Group, the divisions, series, subsidiaries, and affiliates, or the Products and Services, as indication of any donor, funding or resource allocation, dedication, preference, or other transfer or will, either of charitable or non-charitable funds or resources, on the part of Alvan Azinna Chibuzo Ikoku or of The Ikoku Group or its leadership, employees, or other agents, without the express authorization described above.
No Unauthorized Indication of Allocation from Founder
that you will not take any action, activity, communication, operation, participation, visit, and other use by, of, in, within, with, for, on behalf of, in reference to, or otherwise pertaining to by Alvan Azinna Chibuzo Ikoku as indication of any donor, funding or resource allocation, dedication, preference, or other transfer or will, either of charitable or non-charitable funds or resources, on the part of Alvan Azinna Chibuzo Ikoku or of The Ikoku Group or its leadership, employees, or other agents, without the express authorization described above.
No Unauthorized Affiliation, Endorsement, Partnership or Sponsorship
that you will not attempt or otherwise engage in any access, action, activity, communication, operation, participation, visit, and other use that acts as if, assumes, claims, construes, depends upon, infers, presumes or otherwise suggests any area, office, part, section, or property of The Ikoku Group, the divisions, series, subsidiaries, and affiliates, or the Products and Services, to be affiliated with, belong to, be in partnership with, be part of, endorse or be endorsed by, own or be owned by, sponsor or be sponsored by, supervise or be supervised by, or otherwise support or be supported by another entity, group, organization, person or persons without the express authorization as described above.
No False or Misleading Impersonation
that you will not falsely or misleadingly impersonate or represent any official office, person, leadership, employee, volunteer, partner, third party or any other agent of The Ikoku Group, especially Alvan Azinna Chibuzo Ikoku, in any action, activity, communication, operation, participation, visit, and other use; nor will you misleadingly offer, present or otherwise presume permission for any such action, activity, communication, operation, participation, visit, or other use as if authorized or granted by any of the aforementioned.

And furthermore, by engaging in any activity by, for, in, on, via, with, within, on behalf of, in reference to, or otherwise pertaining to The Ikoku Group, any activities, affairs, areas, assets, offices, parts, properties, sections, or equivalent of The Ikoku Group, any activities, affairs, areas, assets, offices, parts, properties, sections, or equivalent of the divisions, series, subsidiaries, or affiliates, as well as any activities, affairs, areas, assets, offices, parts, properties, sections, or equivalent of the Products or Services, you accept and agree to the terms, conditions, and requirements described above, and in the Codes and Policies, in their entirety without modification.

No Abuse, Hacking or Disruption

‚ÄĒ¬†With respect to abuse, hacking or disruption of any areas, parts of sections of The Ikoku Group, you understand and adhere to the following:

No Probing, Scanning or Testing
that you will not probe, scan, or test the vulnerability of any system or network.
No Breaching or Hacking
that you will not breach, hack or otherwise bypass any security or authentication measures.
No Unauthorized Access
that you will not access, tamper with or otherwise use nonpublic, restricted-access or shared activities, affairs, areas, assets, offices, parts, properties, sections, or equivalent of The Ikoku Group, especially the Products and Services, that you have not been given written authorized access to as described above.
No Disruption or Interference
that you will not disrupt or interfere with any host, network, user, or their equivalent (whether it belongs to The Ikoku Group or another entity) by, for example, distributing malware or flooding, mail-bombing or overloading any activities, affairs, areas, assets, offices, parts, properties, sections, or equivalent of the Products or Services.
No Development or Engineering
that you will not decompile, disassemble, reverse engineer, take apart or equivalently develop or repair any activities, affairs, areas, assets, offices, parts, properties, sections, or equivalent of the Products or Services, by, for example, efforts to access parts such as source code or algorithms, except in cases of an official capacity and relationship contract authorized via written instrument as described above and elsewhere in the Codes and Policies.
No Crawling, Searching or Scraping
that you will not access, create or search accounts for any activities, affairs, areas, assets, offices, parts, properties, sections, or equivalent of The Ikoku Group, especially the Products and Services, by any means (e.g. scraping, spidering, or crawling) other than via the approved means and interfaces for visitors and users as described above, except in cases of an official capacity and relationship contract authorized via written instrument as described above and elsewhere in the Codes and Policies.
No Unreasonable Load
that you will not take any action that imposes an unreasonable load on the infrastructure of any activities, affairs, areas, assets, offices, parts, properties, sections, or equivalent of The Ikoku Group, especially the Products and Services, or on the infrastructure of any of their agents and third party providers (and The Ikoku Group reserves the right to determine what is reasonable).
No Alteration of Appearance or Workings
that you will not do anything that could alter, disable, impair, overburden or otherwise change or diminish the intended or proper appearance, operation or working of any activities, affairs, areas, assets, offices, parts, properties, sections, or equivalent of The Ikoku Group, especially the Products and Services, in any manner, such as a denial of service attack, redirection upon access of a link or url, scripting the creation of content in such a manner as to produce alternative versions or negative effects, or other interference with any access, functionality or rendering, except in cases of an official capacity and relationship contract authorized via written instrument as described above and the Codes and Policies.
No Sharing or Using Other Credentials
that you will not provide your username, password or other security credentials and information to any other person, use any other person’s username password or other security credentials and information, or otherwise access, manage or use any activities, affairs, areas, assets, offices, parts, properties, sections, or equivalent of The Ikoku Group, especially the Products and Services, through shared credentials.

And furthermore, by engaging in any activity by, for, in, on, via, with, within, on behalf of, in reference to, or otherwise pertaining to The Ikoku Group, any activities, affairs, areas, assets, offices, parts, properties, sections, or equivalent of The Ikoku Group, any activities, affairs, areas, assets, offices, parts, properties, sections, or equivalent of the divisions, series, subsidiaries, or affiliates, as well as any activities, affairs, areas, assets, offices, parts, properties, sections, or equivalent of the Products or Services, you accept and agree to the terms, conditions, and requirements described above, and in the Codes and Policies, in their entirety without modification.

No Spamming or Phishing

You will not send spam or other unsolicited communications, promotions, or advertisements. And you will not send altered, deceptive or false source-identifying information, including without limitation phishing or spoofing (and The Ikoku Group reserves the right to determine what constitutes any of the aforementioned).

No Deception or Impersonation

You will not do anything that is false, fraudulent, inaccurate or deceiving. Nor will you impersonate another person, company or entity. And you will not engage in misleading or unethical marketing or advertising.

No Theft

‚ÄĒ¬†With respect to theft or its equivalent in relation to The Ikoku Group, you understand and adhere to the following:

No Theft of Identity or Property
that will not engage in any activity that constitutes theft of identity or property, including but not limited to using unauthorized credit cards, debit cards or other unauthorized payment devices within or one relation to any activities, affairs, areas, assets, offices, parts, properties, sections, or equivalent of The Ikoku Group, especially the Products and Services.
No Promotion of Products and Services Without Authorization
that you will not promote or advertise products or services other than those of which you are the sole verifiable owner, except with the appropriate and explicit authorization and consent of the other person or entity.
No Auction, Bonding, Borrowing, Donating, Gambling, etc
that you will not auction, bet, bond, borrow, donate, gamble, give away, lien, loan, mortgage, rent, sell, or otherwise place into a financial arrangement or transaction any aspect, part, property, or section of The Ikoku Group, especially the Products and Services, except when you are both the sole verifiable owner of said aspect, part, property, or section (in other words, Alvan Azinna Chibuzo Ikoku, the sole Founder and Owner) and prior to the financial activity, arrangement or transaction have been given express written authorization by said Founder and Owner as described above.
No Circulation or Publication Without Authorization
that you will not circulate, disseminate, publish or otherwise use any aspect, part, property, or section of The Ikoku Group, especially the Products and Services, on any network or system other than those provided by The Ikoku Group, except when you are both the sole verifiable owner of said aspect, part, property, or section (in other words, Alvan Azinna Chibuzo Ikoku, the sole Founder and Owner) and prior to the circulation, dissemination, publication or other use activity have been given express written authorization by said Founder and Owner as described above.
No Copying or Reproduction Without Authorization
that you will not copy, duplicate or otherwise reproduce any aspect, part, property, or section of The Ikoku Group, especially the Products and Services, except when you are both the sole verifiable owner of said aspect, part, property, or section (in other words, Alvan Azinna Chibuzo Ikoku, the sole Founder and Owner) and prior to the dissemination, publication or use activity have been given express written authorization said Founder and Owner as described above.

And furthermore, by engaging in any activity by, for, in, on, via, with, within, on behalf of, in reference to, or otherwise pertaining to The Ikoku Group, any activities, affairs, areas, assets, offices, parts, properties, sections, or equivalent of The Ikoku Group, any activities, affairs, areas, assets, offices, parts, properties, sections, or equivalent of the divisions, series, subsidiaries, or affiliates, as well as any activities, affairs, areas, assets, offices, parts, properties, sections, or equivalent of the Products or Services, you accept and agree to the terms, conditions, and requirements described above, and in the Codes and Policies, in their entirety without modification.

No Rights Infringement

‚ÄĒ¬†With respect to infringement, misappropriation¬†or violation of rights in relation to The Ikoku Group, you understand and adhere to the following:

No Violating Rights and Related Laws
that you will not do anything as part of, for, on behalf of, with, within, in reference to or otherwise pertaining to The Ikoku Group, especially the Products and Services, that infringes, misappropriates or otherwise violates another person’s rights or otherwise violates related and applicable laws.
No Infringing or Violating Confidentiality or Privacy Rights
that you will not infringe or violate anyone’s confidentiality, privacy or publicity rights as described by law and elsewhere in the Codes and Policies.
No Personal or Private Information Without Authorization
that you will not place, use or otherwise process in any activities, affairs, areas, assets, offices, parts, properties, sections, or equivalent of The Ikoku Group, especially the Products and Services, any person’s identification documents or sensitive financial, health or private information, except with both that person’s written consent and an official capacity and relationship contract authorized via written instrument as described above and elsewhere in the Codes and Policies.
No Infringing or Violating Intellectual Property Rights
that you will not infringe, misappropriate or otherwise violate anyone’s copyright, trademark or other intellectual property rights.

And furthermore, by engaging in any activity by, for, in, on, via, with, within, on behalf of, in reference to, or otherwise pertaining to The Ikoku Group, any activities, affairs, areas, assets, offices, parts, properties, sections, or equivalent of The Ikoku Group, any activities, affairs, areas, assets, offices, parts, properties, sections, or equivalent of the divisions, series, subsidiaries, or affiliates, as well as any activities, affairs, areas, assets, offices, parts, properties, sections, or equivalent of the Products or Services, you accept and agree to the terms, conditions, and requirements described above, and in the Codes and Policies, in their entirety without modification.

No Discrimination or Harassment

‚ÄĒ¬†With respect to discrimination and harassment in relation to The Ikoku Group, you understand and adhere to the following:

No Activity Constituting Discrimination or Harassment
that you will not engage in any activity that constitutes discrimination or harassment as described in the Codes and Policies, including but not limited to hate speech, explicit and intentional inciting or threat of violence, extortion or revenge pornography or nudity, extreme testing or vetting, unethical research or care, and violations of confidentiality, due process rights, or privacy.
No Explicit Advocacy of Bigotry or Hatred
that you will not explicitly advocate bigotry or hatred against any person or group based on real or perceived characteristics or status delineated in and protected by the Codes and Policies.
No Bullying, Blacklisting or Extortion
that you will not bully, blacklist, blackmail, extort, intimidate, ransom or otherwise equivalently coerce or manipulate another person.
No Stalking or Targeting
that you will not stalk, target, or otherwise surveil or track another person.
No Retaliation
that you will not engage in any activity against a person that constitutes retaliation for being subject to, resisting or reporting discrimination or harassment as described in the Codes and Policies.

And furthermore, by engaging in any activity by, for, in, on, via, with, within, on behalf of, in reference to, or otherwise pertaining to The Ikoku Group, any activities, affairs, areas, assets, offices, parts, properties, sections, or equivalent of The Ikoku Group, any activities, affairs, areas, assets, offices, parts, properties, sections, or equivalent of the divisions, series, subsidiaries, or affiliates, as well as any activities, affairs, areas, assets, offices, parts, properties, sections, or equivalent of the Products or Services, you accept and agree to the terms, conditions, and requirements described above, and in the Codes and Policies, in their entirety without modification.

No Nudity or Pornography

‚ÄĒ¬†You will not engage in any activity or operation, or add or post any content, information or material in, within, with, for, on behalf of or otherwise pertaining to The Ikoku Group, or in any¬†activities, affairs, areas, assets, offices, parts, properties, sections, or equivalent of The Ikoku Group, especially the Products and Services, including any networks or systems The Ikoku Group provides access to, that constitutes nudity or pornography (and The Ikoku Group reserves the right to determine what constitutes nudity and pornography).

‚ÄĒ¬†And you furthermore will not engage in any activity or operation, or add or post any content, information or material in, within, with, for, on behalf of or otherwise pertaining to The Ikoku Group, or in any¬†activities, affairs, areas, assets, offices, parts, properties, sections, or equivalent of The Ikoku Group, especially the Products and Services, including any networks or systems The Ikoku Group provides access to, that advocates, constitutes or facilitates sex or human trafficking or forced, indentured or slave labor.

No Violation of Laws

You will not use The Ikoku Group or any activities, affairs, areas, assets, offices, parts, properties, sections, or equivalent of The Ikoku Group, especially the Products and Services, in violation of any applicable export controls, laws, regulations or sanctions. And you will not do anything that otherwise violates any applicable law or regulations, including without limitation any applicable laws and regulations regarding online conduct and acceptable content.

Prompt Notification

You will not do anything that prevents The Ikoku Group ‚ÄĒ especially the Founder and Owner, Alvan Azinna Chibuzo Ikoku¬†‚ÄĒ from becoming fully aware and informed of any violation of this Acceptable Use Policy and the Codes and Polices. And you will notify The Ikoku Group ‚ÄĒ especially the Founder and Owner, Alvan Azinna Chibuzo Ikoku¬†‚ÄĒ via the proper reporting channels if you become aware of any violation of the above.

Yellow Paper Folded into Shape of Boat Against Light Blue Paper Background
Yellow Ship On Blue Seas, March 2018 (Alex Padurariu)
Halved Orange with Peel Painted Blue on Blue Background
Blorange, Liberty University, Virginia, USA, May 2017 (Davisuko)
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Golden Apple Arrowed Over Hand, August 2019 (Lians Jadan)

Associated Policies

Provision

As stated earlier, The Ikoku Group User Agreement and Code of Conduct consist of several Codes and Policies that collectively govern all of your activity with, within, for or pertaining to The Ikoku Group (as well as the divisions, series, subsidiaries, and affiliates). By continuing, you indicate that you¬†understand that the Codes and Policies include ‚ÄĒ but are not limited to ‚ÄĒ the Founding and Mission Statement, the Founding and Governing Code of Ethics, the Policy on Privacy and Confidentiality, the Terms and Conditions of Use and Service, and the Acceptable Uses Policy¬†along with all Associated Codes and Policies. We provide access to all of the described below.

Founding and Mission

Statement on Founding and Mission of The Ikoku Group (HTML)

Founding Code of Ethics

Founding Code of Ethics (HTML)

Privacy and Confidentiality

Policy on Privacy and Confidentiality (HTML)

Terms and Conditions

Terms and Conditions of Use and Service (HTML)

The Acceptable Uses Policy

Acceptable Use Policy (HTML)

All Policies

All Policies (HTML)

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Abstract Clock on Orange, July 2021 (Stefan Moertl)
People Holding Peace Banner and Respect Sign
Peace and Respect, Women's March, Boston, USA, 2017, (Alice Donovan Rouse)
Squared Arched Tunnel in Rainbow Colors
Dockville Festival, Hamburg, Germany, August 2017 (Robert Katzki)
Man in Hat With Basket of Colorful Plants Walking Away from Camera Toward Yellow Background
Man With Basket, Antigua Guatemala, Guatemala, November 2017 (Ronald Cuyan)

Also at the Group

The Ikoku Group is dedicated to¬†developing, providing and safekeeping ideas and solutions ‚ÄĒ with the mission to foster care and creativity, culture and communities, ethics and innovation in lives and societies. And so in accordance with the above, The Ikoku Group provides the following:

I.

A Company of and about Ethics

A company and divisions whose ethics and policies are carefully crafted, then adhered to by a range of individuals and entities working in varied relation to The Ikoku Group and its divisions to establish, develop and operate a private company dedicated to fostering care and creativity, ethics and innovation.

II.

Built with Integrity and Respect in Mind

A company and divisions who take as their basis the most robust conceptions of humanity, integrity and respect as well as independence and fundamental freedoms, liberties and rights ‚ÄĒ up to and beyond what the law protects and provides for ‚ÄĒ as they carry out and embody their founding and core mission and purposes.

III.

Areas of Focus Chosen for Mission and Work

And a company and divisions whose areas of focus have been expressly chosen to ensure attention to issues of enduring concern to the Founder ‚ÄĒ and so committed to providing products, services, sites and spaces that remain safe, secure and respectful places to do work, to teach and learn, to form, inform and even alter local and global communities.

More About Us

The Ikoku Group

About Us ‚ÄĘ Governance ‚ÄĘ Policies

The Ikoku Group was formed to foster care and creativity, ethics and innovation in work and communities of enduring concern to its founder, Alvan Azinna Chibuzo Ikoku, and partners.

‚ÄĒ About Us

Mission, Scope, Founder

Founded as a US limited liability company, The Ikoku Group is engaged in work that is both domestic and international in scope, concerned as it is with offering services to communities and entities located across borders.

‚ÄĒ Founding & Governance

Nature, Leadership, Ethics

The Ikoku Group is governed by the Founder‚Äės Agreement, by its Founding Ethics, and by a set of associated Policies ‚ÄĒ each thoughtfully derived from the above and collectively constituting the Group governance documents.

‚ÄĒ Policies

Agreement, Laws, Terms, Conditions

Where available, The Group provides updates on news, events and media coverage pertaining to its operation, development, work, and communities.

‚ÄĒ Press & Media

News, Events, Coverage

Where appropriate, The Group also provides alerts, newsletters and periodic reports for those who wish to sign up for, receive them ‚ÄĒ and thus become more deeply informed of recent developments and our past and ongoing work.

‚ÄĒ Reports

Alerts, Newsletters, Periodicals

Those interested in its mission, objectives and work may contact The Ikoku Group for positions in its management, employee and contributing staff, and board and committee membership. A career at The Group will likely be deeply rewarding.

‚ÄĒ Careers at The Ikoku Group

Boards, Jobs, Contributions