Terms & Conditions Agreement

Please read these Terms and Conditions ("Terms", "Terms and Conditions") carefully before using the www.researchideas.org, and www.ribase.heroku.com websites (the "Service") operated by Research Ideas, LLC, Neenah, WI 54956.

Your use of the Service is conditioned on your acceptance of and compliance with these Terms. These Terms apply to anyone who use, view, or access the Service.

By accessing, viewing, or using the Service you agree to be bound by these Terms between you and the Service. These Terms are a legally binding agreement. If you do not agree with any part of the Terms, then you may not use the Service.

Content

Our Service allows you to make available certain information ("Content"). You are responsible for all the Content you provide such that it must comply with all applicable rules, laws, regulations and these Terms.

Any Content you use from the Service is at your own risk including misleading, deceptive, or false Content. All Content is the sole responsibility of the user(s) who created the Content.

The Service respects all rules, laws, and regulations including those related to intellectual property. Therefore, we reserve the right to remove any Content alleged to be in violation of any rule, law, or regulation without notice, at our discretion, and without liability.

Your Rights

You retain all ownership to the Content you post on the Service given it adheres to these Terms. By posting your Content, you allow us to share your Content for free and allow others to view and use it for free as well. By posting Content, you represent that you own the Content and have the rights to post the Content.

Service Usage

You agree to follow the Rules created by Research Ideas, LLC (the “Rules”). The Rules change from time to time and all Content posted must adhere to the Rules. If you are in violation of the “Rules,” or these Terms, then we reserve the right to restrict your access to the Service without notice, at our discretion, and without liability.

Rules

The goal of the Service is to create a space to share, claim, evaluate, fund, team up, discipline and refute research ideas. The broader goal is the pursuit of truth through the creation and dissemination of research ideas. The following Rules are provided to ensure our Service achieves these ends. As a result, the violation of one or more of the following Rules provides grounds for your account and Content to be removed from the Service. The decision on whether you violate one or more Rules will be made by us, without notice, at our discretion, and without liability. The Rules are:

a) You may not post or share any pornographic or violent Content.

b) You may not post or share any Content for unlawful purposes.

c) You may not post or share any Content that can be deemed as threatening, harassing, or hateful.

d) You may not post or share any Content that can be deemed as impersonating another individual.

e) You may not post or share any Content that can mislead or deceive another individual.

f) You may not post or share any Content that can be interpreted as electronic spam.

g) You many not post or share any Content for the purpose of damaging or disrupting a computer.

h) You many not post or share any Content for the purpose of infringing on a person’s privacy.

License to use the Service

You can post Content to the Service for free.

The Service’s intellectual property such as copyrights and trademarks created by the Service is the Service’s. This agreement does not provide you any right to ownership of the Service or to use the Service’s intellectual property.

To use the Service, you must be old enough as determined by your rules, laws, or regulations, and you must not be restricted from using the Service.

Ending this agreement

To end your agreement, email contact@researchideas.org requesting your Content, account, and agreement with these Terms be removed. Removing your Content can take up to 30 days. By ending your agreement with these Terms, you allow members and visitors to use your previously posted Content or other information you shared prior to its removal.

Disclaimer

THE SERVICE IS PROVIDED ON AN AS-IS BASIS. YOU USE IT AT YOUR OWN RISK. THE SERVICE DOES NOT GUARANTEE ANYTHING TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT ALLOWABLE UNDER THE LAW. FOR INSTANCE, THE SERVICE DOES NOT GUARANTEE ANY RELIABILITY OF THE SERVICE’S SERVICES, THE SERVICE DOES NOT GUARANTEE THE CONTENT WILL NOT HARM YOU, THE SERVICE DOES NOT GUARANTEE THE CONTENT WILL BE STORED AND TRANSMITTED CORRECTLY, THE SERVICE DOES NOT GUARANTEE IT WILL CONTINUE TO EXIST, AND THE SERVICE DOES NOT GUARANTEE THE CONTENT, OR ANY OTHER INFORMATION PROVIDED, WILL NOT BE STOLEN. THE SERVICE AND THE CONTENT POSTED ON THE SERVICE CAN BE DELETED WITHOUT NOTICE, AT OUR DISCRETION, AND WITHOUT LIABILITY. TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT POSSIBLE UNDER LAW, THE SERVICE WILL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANYTHING BEYOND THE AMOUNT YOU PAID THE SERVICE IN THE PAST YEAR.

OUR SERVICE MAY CONTAIN LINKS TO THIRD-PARTY WEB SITES OR SERVICES THAT ARE NOT OWNED OR CONTROLLED BY Research Ideas, LLC. Research Ideas, LLC HAS NO CONTROL OVER, AND ASSUMES NO RESPONSIBILITY FOR, THE CONTENT, PRIVACY POLICIES, OR PRACTICES OF ANY THIRD PARTY WEB SITES OR SERVICES. YOU FURTHER ACKNOWLEDGE AND AGREE THAT Research Ideas, LLC SHALL NOT BE RESPONSIBLE OR LIABLE, DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY, FOR ANY DAMAGE OR LOSS CAUSED BY THE USE OF THE SERVICE OR ANY THIRD-PARTIES CONNECTED TO THE SERVICE.

General

All disputes arising with the Service will be governed by the laws closest to Neenah, WI to the maximum extent possible under law. All disputes will be brought to the closest applicable court to Neenah, WI and you waive any objection to the jurisdiction being inconvenient. You agree that if a court modifies part of this agreement, then the remaining portions of the Terms will be enforce to the maximum extent possible under law.

Changes

We reserve the right to modify or replace these Terms at any time without notice. If a revision is material, then we will contact you via your email to allow you to review the changes. If you disagree with the changes, then you must inform us immediately and we will remove your account, your Content, and your agreement to the Terms. What constitutes a material change will be determined at our sole discretion.

Contact Us

If you have any questions about these Terms, please contact Research Ideas, LLC at contact@researchideas.org.

These Terms were last updated on September 23, 2017.