Terms of Use

INVENTIVE-SMI.COM provides this website (the “Site”) subject to your compliance with the terms and conditions set forth in these Terms of Use (the “Site Terms”). By using this Site, you agree to be bound by these Site Terms. If you do not agree to be bound by these site terms, you must not use the Site. INVENTIVE-SMI.COM may, at any time, in its sole discretion, revise or otherwise update these Site Terms by posing amended Site Terms on the Site and any changes will be effective immediately upon posting. Your use of the Site following the posting of updated Site Terms constitutes acceptance of those terms. Further, INVENTIVE-SMI.COM reserves the right, at any time, to modify or discontinue, temporarily or permanently, the Site (or any part thereof) without notice, as set forth below.

INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS

OWNERSHIP

All context, text, images, graphics, data, information, and other material displayed (as well as the original selection, arrangements, and presentation of such material displayed, available or present on this Site (“Context”), including any intellectual property rights in such Content (including without limitation trademarks, and copyrights) (hereinafter “Intellectual Property Rights”) are the property of INVENTIVE-SMI.COM, its affiliates, its licensors or the designated owners, and are protected by copyright, trademark, and other proprietary rights and laws unless otherwise noted and may not be used without our written permission, except as otherwise provided in these Site Terms.

All Marks on the Site that are not owned by INVENTIVE-SMI.COM are the property of their respective owners. Nothing on the Site should be construed as granting, by implication, estoppel, or otherwise, any right or license to use any of the Marks without INVENTIVE-SMI.COM’s prior express written permission.

AUTHORIZED AND PROHIBITED USES

You may access, use and display this Site on a single computer only and download and print copies of the Content only for noncommercial, informational, personal use, without modification or alteration in any way, and only so long as you comply with these Site Terms and applicable laws. Except as may otherwise be expressly authorized by these Site Terms, you may not otherwise reproduce, sell, publish, distribute, transmit, modify, display use or perform or create any derivative works of any of this Site or the Content or Materials without prior written permission.

If this Site permits the emailing of certain Content or a link through the use of an “email to a friend: (or similar) icon, you may send that particular Content or link to others by email, as indicated. You agree not to infringe upon any Intellectual Property Rights or remove or modify related property notices or remove related proprietary notices contained in this Site, the Materials or the Content.

USER CONTENT

Except as provided in our Site’s Privacy Policy, and Content that you submit to this Site or to use (“User Content”) will be deemed to be non-confidential and may be disclosed through this Site to unknown persons on a worldwide basis without control by INVENTIVE-SMI.COM, including for browsing, downloading, printing and other uses by such other persons or entities. You agree not to submit User Content to this Site or to use except for Content that is fully authorized for purposes of this Site and these Site Terms, and you will not infringe upon any person’s Intellectual Property Rights in connection with such submissions. It is your obligation to determine the extent to which User Content you submit is protected by applicable intellectual property laws. You agree that INVENTIVE-SMI.COM shall have, and hereby grant to INVENTIVE-SMI.COM, a worldwide, royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable, sub-licensable, non-exclusive right and license to translate, reproduce, sell, publish, distribute, modify, adapt, display, perform, promote, link to or use, in any form or media, any User Content that you submit to this Site or to us. INVENTIVE-SMI.COM does not endorse any User Content, or third-party product or service that may appear on this Site or to us. INVENTIVE-SMI.COM does not endorse User Content, or third—party product or service that may appear on this Site. Nothing in these Site Terms shall obligate us to use any User Content you submit or permit the posting of such Content on this Site.

REGISTRATION AND PASSWORDS

At times, we may or may not require you to have ha password and provide registration details to access this Site or portions of this Site. If we do require a password and registration details, the details you provide must be correct, current and complete. If we believe that the details are not correct, current and complete, we have the right to refuse you access to the Site, or any of its resources, and to terminate or suspend your account, if any. You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of any accounts, if any. You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of any password(s) you are given to access this Site or any portion hereof, and you are fully responsible for all activities that occur under your password(s). You agree to notify us immediately of any unauthorized use of your password(s). You reserve the absolute right not to issue a password to any person or entity.

USER CONDUCT

You agree to comply with all applicable laws and regulations in connection with your use of the Site. You will not violate, attempt to violate, or knowingly facilitate the use of the Site. You will not violate, attempt to violate or knowingly facilitate the violation of the security (including access control or authentication systems) or integrity of the Site. Without limiting the foregoing, you agree not to attempt or to enable others to attempt to gain unauthorized access to any other accounts, computer systems or networks connected to INVENTIVE-SMI.COM.