Terms of Use

Terms of use, disclaimer and privacy statement

Please read the following Terms of Use and Disclaimer (the “Terms”) carefully before using our website, located at http://www.rkm-research.com (the “Site”). By using this Site, you agree to these Terms. We reserve the right, at any time, to modify, alter, or update these Terms, and you agree to be bound by such modifications, alterations, or updates.

Copyright and Trademark Notice; Proprietary Materials.

The materials used and displayed on the Site, including but not limited to all text, software, images, photographs, graphics, illustrations, artwork, creative materials, advertisements, commercials, film clips, video, music, sound, names, logos and trademarks (“Proprietary Materials”) are, unless otherwise indicated, the property of RKM Research and Communications, Inc. (“Company”), Company’s parents, subsidiaries and affiliates, clients of any of the foregoing, or third party licensors and are protected by copyright, trademark, and other laws of the United States of America and other countries. Any use of the Site and/or the Proprietary Materials, except as expressly set forth herein, including reproduction, modification, distribution, dissemination, retransmission, broadcasting, republication, reprinting or reposting, without the prior written permission of Company, is strictly prohibited. Without limiting the foregoing, you may not, without Company’s prior written permission, “mirror” any Proprietary Material on any other server. The Proprietary Materials may include materials owned by third parties, and any use of any such materials is strictly prohibited, unless prior written consent is also obtained from the owner of such materials.

Proprietary Materials include the names, trademarks and tradenames under which Company does business and are protected by the laws of the United States of America and other countries. Proprietary Materials also include the names, trademarks and tradenames of Company’s parents, subsidiaries and affiliates and of third parties, including clients of Company, its parents, subsidiaries and affiliates, and are protected by the laws of the United States of America and other countries. Any unauthorized use of such names, trademarks or tradenames is strictly prohibited absent the prior written consent of Company and/or the relevant third party.

Disclaimer of warranties.

The site and everything contained on the site, including, without limitation, text, information, graphics, and links, are provided on an “as is” basis without representations or warranties of any kind. To the maximum extent permitted by law, company disclaims all representations and warranties, express or implied, with respect to the site, anything contained on the site, or the use of the site or anything contained on the site, including but not limited to warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, title, non-infringement, freedom from computer virus, implied warranties arising from course of dealing or course of performance or any other warranties under article 2 of the uniform commercial code. Without limiting the foregoing, company makes no representations or warranties of any kind with respect to the security of any data or information transmitted to the site or the accuracy of any information contained on the site.

Limitation on liability.

To the maximum extent permitted by law, neither company nor any of its parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, agents, representatives, or licensors shall be liable for any direct, indirect, special, punitive, incidental, exemplary, consequential or other damages arising out of or in connection with the use (or inability to use) this site, the failure of performance of this site for any reason, or the use of the information or materials available from the site.

Linked Websites.

Company does not review or monitor any websites linked to the Site and is not responsible for the content of any such linked websites. Your use of such linked websites is at your own risk. In addition, the existence of a link between the Site and another website shall not constitute the endorsement by Company (or its parents, subsidiaries or affiliates, or any client of any of the foregoing) of the owner or proprietor of such linked website or of any products or services of such owner or proprietor, nor shall it constitute an endorsement by the owner or proprietor of such linked website of Company, its parents, subsidiaries or affiliates, any client of any of the foregoing, or the products or services of any of the foregoing.

Governing Law and Venue.

The Terms and the use of the Site and anything contained on the Site shall be governed by, and construed and enforced in accordance with, the laws of the State of New Hampshire, giving no effect to its conflicts of law principles. You hereby submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the federal and state courts of Rockingham County, New Hampshire with respect to any dispute or controversy regarding these Terms or arising out of or related to use of the Site and you hereby submit to the personal jurisdiction in any such action.

Questions or comments regarding the Site and the information contained on the Site should be directed to Company at the above address.

The Site, and all creative and technical design, text, graphics, interfaces, interactive elements thereof and the selection and arrangement thereof on the Site, are ©2011 RKM Research and Communications, Inc., ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.