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LAST UPDATED: February 10, 2017.
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Subscription-Based Services; Registration; Fees; Billing.
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Intellectual Property Rights.
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Submissions to the Site.
Industry Index does not claim ownership of any of the communications, comments, information, data, text or other materials You post, upload or otherwise submit to the Site (collectively, "Submissions"). By posting, uploading or submitting the Submissions, You hereby grant to Industry Index a worldwide, royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable, non-exclusive, transferable right and license to use, copy, publicly perform, publicly display, reproduce, adapt, modify and distribute such Submissions and to prepare derivative works of, or incorporate into other works, such Submissions, and to grant and to authorize sublicenses (through multiple tiers) of the foregoing, in any form, media, or technology now known or later developed. In addition, by providing Industry Index with Submissions, You hereby grant us all rights necessary to prohibit the subsequent aggregation, display, copying, duplication, reproduction or exploitation of the Submissions. You warrant that You have the right to grant these rights to Industry Index. You also permit any other user to access, view, store or reproduce the Submissions for that user’s personal use.
Industry Index has the right, but not the obligation, to screen, monitor, edit, refuse or remove any of Your Submissions without notice or further permission from You, to the fullest extent permitted by applicable law. Any information obtained by monitoring, reviewing, or recording is subject to review by law enforcement organizations in connection with the investigation or prosecution of possible criminal activity the Site. Industry Index will also comply with all court orders involving requests for such information.
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Rules of Conduct.
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- Unless you are a Company (defined below), You may not post, upload or otherwise submit any Submission that is for commercial purposes or otherwise advertises or solicits for the sale of any goods or services.
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- You agree not to post, upload or otherwise submit any Submission that contains any unsolicited or unauthorized advertising, promotional materials, “junk mail,” “spam,” “chain letters,” “pyramid schemes,” or any other form of solicitation.
Industry Index respects the rights of all copyright holders and has adopted and implemented a policy that provides for the termination, in appropriate circumstances, of users who infringe the rights of copyright holders. If You believe that Your work has been copied or used in a way that constitutes copyright infringement, please provide Industry Index the following information required by the Online Copyright Infringement Liability Limitation Act of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act, 17 U.S.C. 512:
- A physical or electronic signature of a person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed;
- Identification of the copyright work claimed to have been infringed, or, if multiple copyrighted works at a single online site are covered by a single notification, a representative list of such works at that site;
- Identification of the material that is claimed to be infringing or to be the subject of infringing activity and that is to be removed or access to which is to be disabled, and information reasonably sufficient to permit us to locate the material;
- Information reasonably sufficient to permit us to contact the complaining party;
- A statement that the complaining party has a good-faith belief that use of the material in the manner complained of is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law; and
- A statement that the information in the notification is accurate, and under penalty of perjury, that the complaining party is authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed.
For copyright inquiries under the Digital Millennium Copyright Act please contact Industry Index at:
- Industry Index Copyright Agent
- c/o Lori Hoberman, Esq.
- Chadbourne & Parke LLP
- 30 Rockefeller Plaza
- New York, NY 10112
- Email: email@example.com
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With respect to any ratings and other options of Companies that You provide via the Site, You represent and warrant that: (a) any such ratings and opinions are original to You based on Your actual first-hand experience with the Company, or are based on the actual first-hand experience of another person in your organization for which you have the legal authority to disclose his/her experience; (b) any such ratings and opinions are accurate, truthful and complete in all material respects; (c) neither You, Your organization nor the person on whose behalf you are submitting such ratings and opinions works for, owns any interest in, or serves on the board of directors (or equivalent) of, any Company for which You are submitting such ratings and opinions; (d) neither You, Your organization nor the person on whose behalf you are submitting such ratings and opinions works for, owns any interest in, or serves on the board of directors (or equivalent) of, any direct competitor of the Company for which You are submitting such ratings and opinions; (e) neither You nor the person on behalf You are submitting such ratings and opinions are related in any way (including by blood, adoption or marriage) to any person who satisfies either (c) or (d) above.
Your Dealings with Companies.
Industry Index does not endorse and is not responsible or liable for any content, data, advertising, products, goods or services available or unavailable from, or through, any Company. You agree that, should You use or rely on such content, data, advertisement, products, goods or services, available or unavailable from, or through any Company, Industry Index is not responsible or liable, indirectly or directly, for any damage or loss caused or alleged to be caused by or in connection with such use or reliance. Your dealings with any Company, and any other terms, conditions, representations or warranties associated with such dealings, are between You and such Company exclusively and do not involve Industry Index. You should make whatever investigation or other research that You deem necessary or appropriate before hiring or engaging, investing in, purchasing any goods or services from, or otherwise establishing a business relationship with a Company. You further agree that Industry Index is not responsible for the accessibility or unavailability of any Company or for Your interactions and dealings with them. You hereby waive the right to bring or assert any claim against Industry Index relating to any interactions or dealings with any Company, and release Industry Index from any and all liability for or relating to any interactions or dealings with the Company.
Assumption of Risk.
You use the Internet solely at Your own risk and subject to all applicable local, state, national, and international laws and regulations. While Industry Index has endeavored to create a secure and reliable Site, please be advised that the confidentiality of any communication or material transmitted to/from this Site over the Internet cannot be guaranteed. Accordingly, Industry Index and Industry Index’s licensors and suppliers are not responsible for the security of any information transmitted via the Internet, the accuracy of the information contained on the Site, or for the consequences of any reliance on such information. Industry Index and Industry Index’s licensors and suppliers shall have no liability for interruptions or omissions in Internet, network or hosting services.
Events Beyond Industry Index’s Control.
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Disclaimer of Warranties; Limitation on Liability.
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In particular, You agree that Industry Index shall not be liable for any statements, descriptions, comments or opinions provided in connection with any rating or review of a Company that is posted on the Site. Industry Index does not make, and expressly disclaims, any representation or warranty regarding the accuracy, integrity or quality of any such rating or review, that any such rating or review is based on a statistically significant sample, or that any such rating or review will free from any errors or omissions. You acknowledge and agree that your use of or reliance on any such rating or review is at your sole risk.
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