Your Licence to use the Platform
RWS grants you a non-exclusive, non-transferable licence to access and use the Platform (the “Licence”) for the sole purpose of using the Platform Services. Without limitation, you undertake and agree with RWS that you shall not (and shall not permit any employee, sub-contractor or agent to) (i) use the Platform for any illegal purpose, and you agree to use it in accordance with relevant laws in any applicable jurisdiction (including, without limitation, your local law); (ii) upload or transmit through the Platform any computer viruses, macro viruses, Trojan horses, worms, or anything designed to interfere with or disrupt the normal operating procedures of a computer; (iii) upload or transmit through the Platform any material which is defamatory, offensive or of an obscene or menacing character, or that may cause annoyance, inconvenience or needless anxiety; (iv) use the Platform in a way that may cause the Platform to be interrupted, damaged or rendered less efficient, or may impair the effectiveness or functionality of the Platform; (v) use the Platform in any manner which violates or infringes the rights or any person, firm or company (including but not limited to, rights of intellectual property, rights of confidentiality or rights of privacy); or (vi) interfere with or diminish (whether by act or omission) RWS’s right, title and interest (or that of our licensors) in the Platform or the Platform Services.
You may not do any of the following while accessing or using the Platform: (i) except to the extent reasonably necessary to use and benefit from the Platform Services, reproduce, modify, create derivative works, distribute, sell, transfer, publicly display, publicly perform or transmit any part of the Platform (ii) access, tamper with, or use non-public areas of the Platform, RWS’s computer systems, or the technical delivery systems of RWS’s providers; (iii) probe, scan, or test the vulnerability of any system or network or breach or circumvent any security or authentication measures; (iv) access or search or attempt to access or search the Platform by any means (automated or otherwise) other than through the currently available, published interfaces that are provided by RWS via the Platform; (v) forge any TCP/IP packet header or any part of the header information in any email or posting, or in any way use the Platform to send altered, deceptive or false source-identifying information; or (vi) interfere with, or disrupt (or attempt to do so) the access of any user, host or network, including, without limitation, sending a virus, overloading, flooding, spamming, mail-bombing the Platform, or by acting in such a manner as to interfere with or create an undue burden on the Platform.
In the event of your actual or suspected breach of this Section, we reserve the right to restrict or prevent your access to the Platform Services and/or the Platform.
Links The Platform may contain links to third-party websites or resources. You acknowledge and agree that we are not responsible or liable for: (i) the availability or accuracy of such websites or resources; or (ii) the content, products, or services on or available from such websites or resources. Links to such websites or resources do not imply any endorsement by RWS of such websites or resources or the content, products, or services available from such websites or resources. You acknowledge sole responsibility for and assume all risk arising from your use of any such websites or resources.
Your Account & Password
You agree to provide accurate and complete information (“Registration Data”) when you establish an account (“Account”) with RWS. You agree to update your Registration Data to keep it accurate and complete. You agree that RWS may store and use the Registration Data you provide for use in maintaining and billing fees to your Account.
You agree not to reveal your Account information to anyone else. You are solely responsible for maintaining the confidentiality and security of your Account and for all activities that occur on or through your Account, and you agree to immediately notify RWS of any security breach of your Account. RWS shall not be responsible for any losses arising out of the unauthorized use of your Account.
We are not responsible for the content or privacy practices of any web site not operated by RWS, to which the Site links or that links to the Site.
- Information Collection
- Log Files. We collect information about your use of the Site, including the type of browser you use, access times, pages viewed, your IP address (which may indicate the location of your computer on the Internet) and the referring link through which you accessed the Site. We use this information to learn about user behaviour on the Site and to gather demographic information about our user base as a whole, which we may use in our marketing communications.
- Information Use
The personal information we collect allows us to keep you informed of patent law news and updates, RWS’s latest product and service enhancements, and upcoming events. It also helps us to improve our services, content, advertising, and customer communications. If you have created an inovia.com account, we may need to provide you with certain communications such as service announcements and administrative messages. These communications are considered part of the Services and your inovia Account, which you may not be able to opt out from receiving.
We do not sell, rent, trade, license or otherwise disclose your specific personal information or financial information to anyone other than to affiliates under RWS’s control or member of the RWS Group of companies, except that:
- To process payments, we must provide your credit card number to financial-services corporations such as credit-card processors and issuers. When we submit your credit card number for authorization, we use state-of-the-art data encryption to protect your information.
- We may disclose such information in response to requests from law enforcement officials, or if we are otherwise required to disclose such information by law. We may also disclose personal information where disclosure is necessary to protect our legal rights, enforce rights under a Contract or other agreements, or to protect ourselves or others. For example, we may share information with third parties for the purposes of fraud prevention or credit risk reduction.
- We may share non-personal information (such as the number of daily visitors to a particular web page, or the size of an order placed on a certain date) with third parties such as advertising partners. This information does not directly personally identify you or any user.
- Data Security
- Opt Out/Corrections
- Updates to this Policy