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Terms of Use

IRC maintains this website (www.theIRC.org) in order to provide you with information about our work and to enable you to interact with us online. Access to and use of IRC’s website including use of IRC’s materials and content and/or downloading of materials or content from IRC’s website is subject to the below terms and conditions set forth in this Terms of Use. If you do not accept this Terms of Use in its entirety, you may not access or use IRC’s website. Please note that IRC reserves the right to alter or amend this Terms of Use at any time for any reason and without notice. You acknowledge and agree that you are responsible for keeping yourself apprised of any such changes.

 

YOUR USE OF IRC’S WEBSITE, IRC’S MATERIALS AND CONTENT AND/OR DOWNLOADING OF MATERIALS OR CONTENT FROM IRC’S WEBSITE CONSTITUTES YOUR AGREEMENT TO THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS SET FORTH IN THIS TERMS OF USE.

 

LIMITED LICENSE

IRC appreciates informational and educational uses of IRC’s website and IRC’s materials and content, as well as IRC’s name, logo, and other IRC registered trademarks and service marks (“IRC’s  Marks”). However, there are limits on the uses of IRC’s materials and content, IRC’s Marks and the use of banners and links bearing IRC’s Marks.

 

By copying and/or downloading material and content from IRC’s website, IRC’s Marks and/or links and banners bearing IRC’s Marks, you agree to the terms and conditions set forth in this Terms of Use and any other terms and conditions that may be outlined elsewhere on IRC’s website.  Without limiting any other terms or conditions, IRC permits you to use IRC’s website, materials and content, IRC’s Marks, and banners and links bearing IRC’s Marks provided you act in full compliance with the terms and conditions of this Terms of Use.

 

INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY AND TRADEMARK OWNERSHIP

You acknowledge and agree that IRC is the sole owner of IRC’s materials and content, IRC’s Marks and links and banners bearing IRC’s Marks, and all goodwill associated therewith.   You acknowledge and agree that you shall not assign, transfer, sub-license or otherwise exploit IRC’s materials or content, IRC’s Marks, or links and banners bearing IRC’s Marks. You agree that you shall not register or file applications to register IRC’s materials or contents and/or IRC’s Marks, nor shall you adopt, use, or register any corporate name, trade name, trademark, domain name, service mark or certification mark, or other designation confusingly similar to IRC’s Marks.

 

USE

As a condition of your use of IRC’s website, you agree that you will not use IRC’s materials and content, IRC’s Marks and/or links or banners bearing IRC’s Marks for purposes that violate the laws of any state, country or other jurisdiction, including without limitation all laws relating to copyright and trademark. You agree specifically that you will not infringe upon the intellectual and other property rights of IRC or any other person. 

 

Use of IRC’s Marks and any link bearing IRC’s Marks may not be combined with any other graphic elements; nor may they be altered in any manner including size, proportions, font, design, arrangement, colors or elements; nor may they be animated, morphed or otherwise distorted in perspective or appearance.

 

Use of IRC’s Marks and any link bearing IRC’s Marks may not indicate or create an impression that endorses, approves, sponsors or is affiliated with your products, goods, services or website.

 

Use of IRC’s Marks and any link bearing IRC’s Marks may not indicate or create an impression that the IRC will benefit from the sale of any good or service.

 

Use of IRC’s Marks and any link bearing IRC’s Marks may not be used in any manner likely to confuse, mislead, or deceive the public, or be adverse to the best interests of the IRC.

 

Use of links bearing IRC’s Marks may only be used for the purpose of linking to the website as designated within the link.

 

Use of IRC’s Marks and any link bearing IRC’s Marks on websites which IRC finds, in its sole discretion, to be objectionable or which includes obscene, violent intolerant, tasteless, denigrating or sexually oriented content or materials is prohibited. IRC’s Marks and any link bearing IRC’s Marks may not appear on any pages of any websites that include content or advertising for alcoholic beverages, tobacco, pornography, religious material, partisan material, political material or firearms.

 

TERMINATION

IRC may revoke your right to use IRC’s materials and content, IRC’s Marks and banners and links to IRC’s Marks at anytime. Upon receipt of notice of termination, you shall immediately cease any all further use of IRC’s materials and content, IRC’s Marks and banners and links to IRC’s Marks.  IRC has the right to seek appropriate legal action to terminative any uses of IRC’s materials and content, IRC’s Marks and banners and links bearing IRC’s Marks in the event that IRC determines that your use does not conform to any terms and conditions of this Terms of Use or as provided elsewhere on the website; infringes any intellectual property right or other right of IRC or a third party, adversely affects IRC’s image, reputation or services or programs, violates any applicable law, regulation or ordinance, and/or is a prohibited activity.

 

CHOICE OF LAW; JURISDICTION

This Terms of Use shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of New York, without giving effect to conflict of law provisions of your actual state or country of residence. Any claims, legal proceeding or litigation arising in connection herewith shall be brought solely in New York County, State of New York, and you consent to the jurisdiction of such courts.

 

REMEDIES

Please be aware that violation of IRC’s copyright, trademark, or other intellectual property rights may subject you to civil and criminal penalties.

 

INDEMNITY

You agree to indemnify and hold harmless IRC for any harm arising out of your wrongful and/or improper use of IRC’s website, IRC’s materials and content, IRC’s Marks and/or banners and links bearing IRC’s Marks.

 

DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTY

 

IRC MAKES NO WARRANTIES, REPRESENTATIONS OR STATEMENTS, EXPRESS OR IMPLED, WITH RESPECT TO THE MATERIALS AND CONTENTS ON ITS WEBSITE, INCLUDING ITS MARKS, AND HEREBY DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES THAT MIGHT OTHERWISE BE IMPLIED BY LAW.  USE OF MATERIALS AND CONTENTS ON IRC’S WEBSITE, IRC’S MARKS AND BANNERS AND LINKS BEARING IRC’S MARKS IS SOLELY AT YOUR OWN RISK.

 
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