We reserve the right to modify, add, or delete any of these Terms at any time. Continued use of the Website after any modifications, additions, or deletions to the Terms will constitute your acceptance of the Terms, as modified.
The contents of the Website such as texts, graphics, images, and all other information, whether provided by R4D or its users, are for informational purposes only. If you need specific advice (for example legal, or financial) please seek a professional who is licensed or knowledgeable in that area.
Accuracy of Content
The use of the Website and its content is at your own risk. R4D makes a reasonable effort to ensure that the content of the Website is accurate and up-to-date, but does not offer any warranties (whether express, implied or otherwise) as to the reliability, accuracy or completeness of the information appearing on the Website, whether provided by R4D or any user, information provider, or any other person or entity. R4D may remove material from the Website at its own discretion and without giving any notice.
R4D, its contributors, sponsors, administrators, or anyone else connected with R4D in any way whatsoever, cannot be responsible for any inaccurate or libelous information or for your use of the information contained in or linked from these web pages.
Intellectual Property Rights
The contents of the Website are protected by copyright, trademark, and other intellectual property laws. The Website may not be used in any manner that violates the privacy rights, publicity rights, copyrights, trademark rights, patent rights, contract rights, or any other rights belonging to R4D or a third party. Unless authorized by the Terms or by the owner of the materials, you are strictly prohibited from modifying, copying, reproducing, republishing, uploading, posting, transmitting, translating, selling, creating derivative works, or distributing in any manner or medium (including email or other electronic means) any material from the Website. Your use of the Website does not grant you ownership of any content, code, data, or other materials you may access on or through the Website. Use of the Website and the services offered on or through the Website are only for your personal and non-commercial use.
When you post or submit any material to this Website, you represent and warrant that you are the owner of the material or have express permission from the owner of the material to post, use, or submit the material. By posting or submitting material to the Website, you agree that such submission is non-confidential for all purposes. You are solely responsible for any damages resulting from any infringements of copyrights, trademark rights, propriety rights, or any other harm resulting from any uploading, posting, or submission. When you post or submit material to the Website, you grant R4D the right to use the material, royalty-free, and grant us a non-exclusive, perpetual, and worldwide license to use, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish, translate, display, distribute and create any type of derivative work from the submitted material. Submitting or posting material also grants us the right to identify you as the author of any of your postings or submissions by name, email address, or username, as we deem appropriate. If you wish to keep any information, ideas, concepts or inventions private or proprietary, do not submit them to the Website or to R4D by email. We try to answer every email in a timely manner, but are not always able to do so.
We respect the intellectual property rights of others and require that people who use the Website and services available on the Website do the same. If you believe your work has been copied in a way that constitutes infringement, please forward the following information to our designated offices: • your address, telephone number, and email address; • a description of the copyrighted work you claim has been infringed; • a description of where the alleged infringing material is located; • a statement that you have a good faith belief that the disputed use is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law; • an electronic or physical signature of the person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of the copyright interest; and • a statement by you, made under penalty of perjury, that the above information in your notice is accurate and that you are the copyright owner or are authorized to act on the copyright owner's behalf.
Message Boards and Other Interactive Features
Message boards, bulletin boards, blogs, and other services may be available on or through the Website. In addition to any other rules or regulations that R4D posts in connection with these particular services, you shall not upload, post, transmit, distribute, or otherwise publish through the Website or any service or feature made available on or through the Website any materials which: (a) restrict or inhibit any other user from using and enjoying the Website; (b) are fraudulent, unlawful, threatening, abusive, harassing, libelous, defamatory, or offensive; (c) constitute or encourage conduct that would constitute a criminal offense, give rise to civil liability or otherwise violate any local, state, federal, or international law; (d) violate, plagiarize, or infringe the rights of third parties, including, without limitation, copyright, trademark, trade secret, confidentiality, contract, patent, rights of privacy, or publicity or any other proprietary rights; (e) contain a virus, spyware, or any other harmful content; (f) contain embedded links or advertising of any kind; or (g) constitute or contain false or misleading indications of origin, endorsements, or statements of fact.
The only personal information that we will collect is the personal information that you provide to us when you register with us or when you communicate with us through our website. We will at any time, at your request, provide you with a copy of any personal information that we are holding about you.
Purposes for which Personal Information May Be Used
Any personal information that you provide to us will be used only for the following purposes:
To provide information or services to you as requested by you.
To let you know about information and services from R4D in which you may be interested.
For internal review.
To improve the content of the website.
To customize the content and /or layout of the website for each individual user.
To notify users about updates to the website.
To compile and disclose statistics about our users and their preferences. However, these statistics are anonymous and do not identify individual users.
We will not pass any of your personal information to any third party, other than members of R4D, without your consent.
Marketing and Advertising
No promotional offers or advertising will appear on the Website nor will your personal contact information ever be given, sold, or otherwise shared by R4D with third parties for advertising or marketing purposes.
Third Party Sites
You may be able to link from R4D's Website to third-party websites; conversely, third-party websites may link to R4D’s Website. You acknowledge and agree that R4D's Website has no responsibility for the information, content, products, services, advertising, code, or other materials which may be provided by or through third-party sites. Links to third-party sites do not constitute an endorsement or sponsorship by R4D's Website of such third-party sites or the information, content, products, services, advertising, or other materials presented on or through such websites. You agree that R4D and its affiliates are not responsible for any damages that you incur arising from your use of any products or services made available by third-parties through the Website.
Registration and Passwords
This Website provides links to websites maintained by third parties. Any information, products, or services provided by the third-party sites are maintained by the operators of such sites and not by R4D or our subsidiaries. When these third-party sites are accessed, they are accessed at your own risk.
The Website and any content, materials, features, or products available or sold on or through the Website are available on an “as is” basis. R4D, TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO WARRANTIES OF TITLE, NON-INFRINGEMENT OF THIRD PARTIES’ RIGHTS, AND IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY OF FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. R4D DOES NOT WARRANT THAT THIS SERVICE WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR-FREE, VIRUS-FREE, NOR DOES R4D MAKE ANY WARRANTIES THAT ANY DEFECTS WILL BE CORRECTED.
WE MAKE NO WARRANTY THAT THE WEBSITE OR THE PROVIDED SERVICES WILL MEET USERS' REQUIREMENTS. NO ADVICE, RESULTS OR INFORMATION, WHETHER ORAL OR WRITTEN, OBTAINED BY YOU FROM US OR THROUGH THE WEBSITE SHALL CREATE ANY WARRANTY NOT EXPRESSLY MADE HEREIN. R4D ALSO ASSUMES NO RESPONSIBILITY, AND SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR, ANY DAMAGES TO, OR VIRUSES THAT MAY INFECT, YOUR EQUIPMENT ON ACCOUNT OF YOUR ACCESS TO, USE OF, OR BROWSING IN THE WEBSITE OR YOUR DOWNLOADING OF ANY MATERIALS, DATA, TEXT, IMAGES, VIDEO CONTENT, OR AUDIO CONTENT FROM THE WEBSITE. IF YOU ARE DISSATISFIED WITH THE WEBSITE, YOUR SOLE REMEDY IS TO DISCONTINUE USING THE WEBSITE.
WE TRY TO ENSURE THAT THE INFORMATION POSTED ON THE WEBSITE IS CORRECT AND UP-TO-DATE. WE RESERVE THE RIGHT TO CHANGE OR MAKE CORRECTIONS TO ANY OF THE INFORMATION PROVIDED ON THE WEBSITE AT ANY TIME AND WITHOUT ANY PRIOR WARNING. R4D NEITHER ENDORSES NOR IS RESPONSIBLE FOR THE ACCURACY OR RELIABILITY OF ANY OPINION, ADVICE OR STATEMENT ON THE WEBSITE, NOR FOR ANY OFFENSIVE, DEFAMATORY, OBSCENE, INDECENT, UNLAWFUL OR INFRINGING POSTING MADE THEREON BY ANYONE OTHER THAN AUTHORIZED R4D EMPLOYEE SPOKESPERSONS WHILE ACTING IN THEIR OFFICIAL CAPACITIES (INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, OTHER USERS OF THE WEBSITE). IT IS YOUR RESPONSIBILITY TO EVALUATE THE ACCURACY, COMPLETENESS OR USEFULNESS OF ANY INFORMATION, OPINION, ADVICE OR OTHER CONTENT AVAILABLE THROUGH THE WEBSITE. PLEASE SEEK THE ADVICE OF PROFESSIONALS, AS APPROPRIATE, REGARDING THE EVALUATION OF ANY SPECIFIC INFORMATION, OPINION, ADVICE OR OTHER CONTENT, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO FINANCIAL, HEALTH, OR LIFESTYLE INFORMATION, OPINION, ADVICE OR OTHER CONTENT.
Limitations on Liability
In no event will R4D or its directors, employees, or agents be liable to you or any third person for any direct, indirect, consequential, exemplary, incidental, special, or punitive damages, including for any lost profits or lost data arising from your use of the Website or this service or the unavailability of the Website or this service. When using the Website, information will be transmitted over a medium that may be beyond the control and jurisdiction of R4D. Accordingly, R4D assumes no liability for or relating to the delay, failure, interruption, or corruption of any data or other information transmitted in connection with use of the Website.
At any time and without notice, we may suspend, cancel, or terminate your right to use this Website or any portion of the Website. In the event of a suspension, cancellation, or termination, you are no longer authorized to access the part of the Website affected by such suspension, cancellation, or termination.
These Terms constitute the entire agreement between you and R4D regarding the use of the Website and supersede any prior agreements between you and R4D relating to your use of the Website. The failure of R4D to exercise or enforce any right or provision of these Terms shall not constitute a waiver of such right or provision in that or any other instance. If any provision of these Terms is held invalid, the remainder of the Terms shall continue in full force and effect. If any provision of these Terms shall be deemed unlawful, void, or for any other reason unenforceable, then that provision shall be deemed severable from these Terms and shall not affect the validity and enforceability of any remaining provisions. This agreement shall be governed and construed by the laws of the District of Columbia without giving effect to any principles of conflicts of law. The foregoing provisions of these Terms are for the benefit of R4D, its affiliates, and third-party content providers and licensors, and each shall have the right to asset and enforce provisions of the Terms directly and on their own behalf.