Terms & Conditions
1. User Eligibility
3. Content and Ownership
The content of the Website includes, without limitation, all images, graphics, tables, drawings, text, available features, visual representation, trademarks, music, artwork, computer code, look and feel, trade dress, technical information and advertisements appearing on the Website or otherwise making up the Website (collectively, the "Content"). Except for materials in the public domain, we own and/or have all necessary utilization rights to the Content of the Website. Any unauthorized use by you of any Content may subject you to civil or criminal penalties. The ownership of each item of Content is retained at all times by its respective owner.
4. Access to Content
You may browse and search the Website and view meta-data of all Content that is available without registering on the Website.
Registered Users: You may only register on the Website if your academic institution or company has subscribed to the Content. If this is the case, you may access the Website from a remote computer located outside the IP range of your academic institution or company. You may register on the Website if you are eighteen years old. If you are aged thirteen to seventeen, you may also register, but only if permitted to do so by a parent or guardian. You may also be required to submit a valid credit card number, billing address and related billing information. If you so register, you must provide accurate and truthful information, including, if applicable, billing information, and must update that information from time to time, as necessary to keep that information current and accurate. By establishing a registration, you represent and warrant that you have the right to provide, and are authorized to provide, the information that you give to us.
You agree that upon receiving your user ID and password that you will maintain the confidentiality of your account information and assume all responsibility of and from any loss, theft or other destruction of any data as the result of any access to your account via the use of your user ID. Do not provide anyone else with the login information associated with any subscription or registration related to this Website. If you suspect someone is accessing or using your subscription or registration without your permission, you shall immediately change your password. You further agree to defend and indemnify and hold harmless IRED of and from any and all third party claims, causes of action, demands, costs, damages including both direct and consequential damages, specifically including attorneys fees and costs, expert fees and costs and mediation and/or arbitration fees and costs incurred (whether paid or not) as the result of any claim for damages in any way related to the disclosure of your confidential user ID and Password information. Choice of counsel remains exclusively that of IRED.
5. Scope of Use of Content
If you are a Registered User, you may:
6. Using the Website
7.Content on the Website
We do not independently verify any Submissions or any Content provided by third parties (collectively, "Content Providers") having an agreement with us to provide Content to the Website. We do not guarantee or warrant any Content is accurate, complete, truthful, or non-objectionable. We reserve the right, at any time and in our sole discretion, to remove any Content from the Website without notice. Please keep in mind when using the Website that it is possible that other users may remain largely anonymous when using the Website, be other than who or what they claim they are, and have dishonest, deceitful or harmful intentions. In the event that the Website or linked site should at any time include an Available Feature permitting communication between other Users and you, you should exercise discretion and skepticism when evaluating Content and interacting with those Users. You should never provide personal or sensitive information about yourself or any other person except as specifically requested by us as the use of any Available Feature.
8. System Requirements and Accuracy
The speed of information transmission, the accuracy of shape, color and sound reproduction and the quality and legibility of graphics and text are highly dependent on equipment and systems technology. Your ability to use Content will therefore depend, in part, on technical capabilities such as the speed of Internet access and the hardware and software accessing the Content. Consequently, we do not guarantee that any item of Content will remain accurate or accurately depicted to you.
Please note that we may, at any time, change Content, which could alter systems requirements and affect accuracy-depending on your hardware, systems configuration and means of access, among other technical factors. We do not guarantee that you will have access, at any time, to the Website, to any linked site or any available features. Any products or services depicted or referenced on the Website or linked sites are available only while supplies last or the offer remains in effect, as the case may be; the timing of any discontinuance of any such offer and the supply of products may be beyond our control, or we may elect, without notice, for any reason, to discontinue the offer or the supply. We also reserve the right to discontinue any available features at any time, without notice. You agree that the technical information, opinions, recommendations and other information made available to you on the Website or any linked site are provided for your convenience only and shall not be relied upon as substitutes for thorough consultation with appropriately trained professionals.
9. General Practices Regarding Use and Storage
We reserve the right to establish general practices and limits concerning use of, and storage space on, our servers and those of hosting parties and others associated with the Website and any linked sites.
10. Third Party Content and Monitoring
Any opinions, advice, statements, services, offers, events or other information or content expressed or made available on this Website by third parties (including information providers and users) are those of the respective author(s) or distributor(s) and not of IRED. IRED neither endorses nor is responsible for the accuracy or reliability of any opinion, advice, information, or statement made on this Website by anyone other than authorized IRED employees acting in their official capacities.
The Website may contain links to other web sites or resources. You acknowledge and agree that IRED is not responsible or liable for (1) the availability, accuracy, resources and/or content located on such web sites; or (2) the content, advertising, resources, or products on or available on such web sites. The inclusion of any link on the Website does not imply that IRED endorses, sponsors, and/or is affiliated with the linked site.
You agree to fully defend and indemnify and hold harmless IRED of and from any and all third party claims, causes of action, demands, costs, damages including both direct and consequential damages, specifically including attorneys fees and costs, expert fees and costs and mediation and/or arbitration fees and costs incurred (whether paid or not) as the result of any violation or claimed violation of any copyright or other intellectual property right of any third party which is in any way related to your use of the Website or any portion thereof. Choice of counsel remains exclusively that of IRED.