Celestrion

Another infrequently-updated vanity site since 1998.
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Welcome to Celestrion!

Data Usage Policy:

DEFINITIONS:

  • website [also: web site] The collection of data accessible through TCP port 80 on a given Internet Host, regardless of data format.
  • celestrion Any Internet host in the "celestrion.net" Internet domain.
  • email address The Internet-standard electronic mail reference, generally adhering to the form: username@hostname.
  • used for commercial purposes To have utilized for direct financial or political gain or with intent to initiate or increase business or political relations.
  • upstream access provider The entity providing connectivity between a given Internet host and the remainder of the Internet.
  • you The person or entity (including computer software) accessing the data that exists at the website on celestrion.
  • download To transfer a verbatim copy of a document (or any part thereof) from the website at celestrion to another computer by analog or data transfer via networking or telephone or wireless equipment (example: modems or network interface cards).
  • physical address Any destination that will be honored by the United States Postal Service and is fit for the delivery of postal mail.
  • target individual Any person or entity you are attempting to contact.

PREAMBLE: In what the framers of this agreement and the owner of celestrion believe to be the true spirit of the Internet, the websites established on the systems in the Internet domain "celestrion.net" was created for the distribution of freely-available information for educational, personal, and research purposes. This document serves as a legal, binding agreement between you and the owners of celestrion. This agreement has been drafted for the mutual protection of entities who wish to house information on the website at celestrion and those who wish to obtain information from the websites at celestrion.

EXTENT: All documents, images, or other data files obtained via electronic, optical, magnetic, or physical connection to the website at celestrion are subject to the terms of this agreement, unless said work explicitly waives its rights under this agreement or specifies another data usage agreement in lieu of this agreement.

EFFECT: This agreement is in effect for all documents on this server as described under the "EXTENT" section of this agreement. Changes to this agreement represent an immediate change in the policy governing documents on the website at celestrion and will take effect after forty-eight (48) hours have expired after the changes to this agreement.

WARRANTY: No warranty is expressed or implied on behalf of the owners of the information located at the website hosted at celestrion, nor on behalf of the owners of the physical computers with Internet host names in the "celestrion.net" Internet domain, nor on behalf of any upstream access provider of the same physical computers The information found at this site is not marketed towards any particular use, nor is it guaranteed to be feasible, safe, or accurate. While the organizers of the website located at celestrion have attempted to verify the information located here, and have attempted to ensure that the procedures here are as accurate and safe as possible, said organizers cannot be held responsible for any action you take, based on the information located here.

TRADEMARKS: All trademarks used on this site are property of their owners. Attempts will be made to either reference the trademark's owner's website or indicate ownership on the page using the trademark. Occasionally, due to human error, a trademark may accidentally be used in one of the documents on the website at celestrion without making such a reference. Failure on the part of the document's author to explicitly state the nature of any trademark's ownership does not constitute an attempt to dilute, defame, or steal any trademark, unless it can be proven within reasonable doubt that malice was intended on the part of the author. If the owner of the trademark (or a representative of said owner) feels that the trademark has been used improperly or has been used in violation of a usage agreement, said owner or said representative is encouraged to discuss the matter with the owner of celestrion before pursuing legal action, as the misuse will be corrected upon notification of a misuse of such a trademark and upon notification of a suggested means of correction. The contact information for celestrion's owner is given below.

COPYRIGHTS: All documents on the websites hosted on celestrion are believed to be in the public domain, or copyrighted with permission given to distribute verbatim reproductions of said work, so long as no fee is charged for distribution or duplication. Occasionally, a human error may occur, and a document may be placed on the website at celestrion in violation of the terms of the copyright or licensing agreement. In such instances, the holder of said work's copyright (or a representative of the holder of said work's copyright) is requested to contact the owner of celestrion immediately to resolve the issue before legal action is suggested. Compliance, on the part of celestrion's owner, with the terms and conditions of the copyright or licensing agreement is assured within a period of fifteen days following receipt of the copyright holder's request to restrict free distribution of the work on the part of celestrion's owner.

RIGHTS: Except for those forms of information outlined in the "EXCEPTIONS" section of this document, all information collected from the website at celestrion may be distributed without charge, provided that the original author's licensing and copyright terms (or licensing and copyright terms of the copyright holder of said work) are met. Except for those forms of information outlined in the "EXCEPTIONS" section of this document, all information collected from the website at celestrion may be used for whatever purpose, provided that all involved parties are aware that neither the author of the information nor the owners of celestrion nor the person who made the information available to you are responsible for any consequences that arise out of the use of this information.

CONTACTS: All questions and comments about the content of the websites at celestrion should be directed to celestrion's owner, Jonathan C. Patschke.

PROTECTED INFORMATION: Any information obtained from the website at celestrion that can be classified (within reasonable doubt) into any of the categories listed in the "EXCEPTIONS" section of this document will be considered "Protected Information".

EXCEPTIONS: When referring to information from this site, the following forms of information are considered to be non-applicable and are excepted from the above-mentioned usage rights (in the "RIGHTS" section of this document):

  • Email addresses
  • Telephone numbers
  • Postal addresses

RIGHTS AND RESTRICTIONS PERTAINING TO PROTECTED INFORMATION: Any information obtained from the website at celestrion that can be considered "Protected Information" is subject to the following usage rights and restrictions:

  • RIGHTS TO RETENTION: You are permitted to retain such information indefinitely.
  • RIGHTS TO PERSONAL USE: You are permitted to use such information for the facilitation personal contact. Personal contact is to be interpreted as communication not intended for commercial, financial, or political purposes.
  • RIGHTS TO COMMERCIAL USE: You are permitted to use such information to contact individuals with questions and comments pertinent to the information presented on this site, provided that the questions do not pertain to a product or service you are attempting to sell to the target individual.
  • RIGHTS TO DISTRIBUTION: You are permitted to distribute such information to third parties, provided that the information is not being provided to be used for commercial purposes by third parties.
  • RESTRICTIONS OF PERSONAL USE: You are not permitted to use such information to intentionally harrass, harm, or invade the privacy of any individual or entity. This includes, but is not limited to spamming (harrassing use of electronic mail), threatening, or sending obscene messages to any individual or entity.
  • RESTRICTIONS OF COMMERCIAL USE: You are not permitted to use such information to intentionally market any product or service in a direct manner to any individual or entity. You are not permitted to use such information to contact any individual or entity to request endorsement of any product or service without the target individual's prior statement of such intent. You are not premitted to use such information in the collection of data to be used in the distribution of advertisements either by you or by a third party. You are not permitted to elict political endorsement through use of such information.
  • RESTRICTIONS OF DISTRIBUTION: You are not permitted to sell such information or provide it in exchange for policital favors. You are not permitted to provide such information to individuals who are knowingly compiling a list of any sort to be used in spamming, threatening, or sending obscene messages to any individual or group of persons.

FEES: If you refuse to comply with the above-mentioned rights and restrictions, you will be charged for the usage of the Protected Information on this website. The associated fees per target individual per contact incident are: $1500 to Jonathan C. Patschke for the service of providing the protected information, $1750 to the target individual for the inconvenience of the contact itself, $75 to the owner of each upstream Internet host or router (on a per-machine basis) for consumption of bandwidth between celestrion and the workstation used to collect the protected information. These fees will be charged to the entity which is known by InterNIC to own the domain name from which you are accessing the website at celestrion. By using the protected information at the websites at celestrion in a manner that does not comply with the above Rights and Restrictions, you certify that you are authorized by the owner of the domain name from which you are accessing the website at celestrion to incur such charges. The owner of said domain name will be notified of these charges by a dated invoice from "Jonathan C. Patschke" outlining the details of these fees.

TERMS OF COMPLIANCE: This agreement is a binding contract between you and the owner of celestrion. By downloading more than two documents from the website at celestrion to any other device, you affirm your will to be bound by this agreement, and you affirm your understanding of the terms within this agreement. Failure to agree to the terms given within this agreement does not entitle your exemption from the terms of this agreement, should you download more than two document from the website at celestrion to any other device. If you do not agree to the terms given within this agreement, it is recommended that you cease transferring information from this server to any other device, pending your willingness to comply with the terms of this agreement.

This document was last amended at 3:02pm CDT on Tuesday, September 20, 2005.


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Copyright (C) 2017 Jonathan Patschke.
Reproduction and usage rights granted per our usage policy.
Usage policy last changed on 5:13pm CDT on Sunday, July 16, 2000.
Today is Thursday, October 19, 2017.