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I. MOBILE DEVICES

II. CHANGES TO THIS AGREEMENT

III. PRIVACY AND PROTECTION OF PERSONAL INFORMATION

IV. ACCOUNTS, SECURITY, REWARDS

V. USER CODE OF CONDUCT

VI. FEES

VII. DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTIES

VIII. EXCEPTIONS

IX. LIMITATIONS ON LIABILITY

X. INDEMNIFICATION

XI. MODIFICATION/TERMINATION BY RESEARCH.FM

XII. LINKS

XIII. SOFTWARE AND DOWNLOADS AVAILABLE THROUGH THIS SITE

XIV. INTERNATIONAL USE/U.S. EXPORT CONTROLS

XV. THIRD-PARTY MERCHANTS

XVI. ADVERTISEMENTS, SPONSORSHIPS, CO-PROMOTIONS AND OTHER PARTNERSHIPS XVII. REFERRAL PROGRAMS AND "FORWARD TO A FRIEND" OPPORTUNITIES

XVIII. CONTESTS/SWEEPSTAKES

XIX. GENERAL

XX. COPYRIGHT AND TRADEMARK NOTICE

This site or application (this "Site") is owned or managed by Research.fm, a division of Critical Mass Media, Inc. ("Research.fm"). Research.fm provides this Research.fm Site and related services for your personal non-commercial use only and subject to your compliance with this Terms of Use Agreement (the "Agreement"). Please read this Agreement carefully before using this Research.fm Site. Your use of this Research.fm Site constitutes your acceptance to be bound by this Agreement without limitation, qualification or change. If at any time you do not accept all the terms and conditions of this Agreement, you must immediately discontinue use of this Research.fm Site. This Agreement sets forth Research.fm's policies with respect to its operation of the Research.fm Site. Other policies govern Research.fm's non- Internet operations.

Certain products or services offered by this and/or other Research.fm Sites (each a "Research.fm Internet Service," and collectively "Research.fm Internet Services"), and certain areas within this and/or other Research.fm Sites may be governed by additional terms ("Additional Terms") presented in conjunction with those products or services. You must agree to those Additional Terms before using those areas or Research.fm Internet Services. The Additional Terms and this Agreement, taken together, shall apply to your use of those areas or Research.fm Internet Services. In the event of an irreconcilable inconsistency between the Additional Terms and this Agreement, the Additional Terms shall control.

YOU MAY NOT USE ANY RESEARCH.FM SITE FOR ANY PURPOSE THAT IS UNLAWFUL OR PROHIBITED BY THIS AGREEMENT AND/OR ANY APPLICABLE ADDITIONAL TERMS. YOUR ACCESS TO ANY RESEARCH.FM SITE MAY BE TERMINATED IMMEDIATELY AT RESEARCH.FM'S SOLE DISCRETION, WITH OR WITHOUT NOTICE, IF YOU FAIL TO COMPLY WITH ANY PROVISIONS OF THIS AGREEMENT AND/OR ANY APPLICABLE ADDITIONAL TERMS, OR FOR ANY OTHER REASON, OR NO REASON.

By using this Research.fm Site, you are representing and warranting that: (a) you are a legal resident of the United States; (b) you are at or above the legal age of majority in your jurisdiction of residence; (c) you own or have sufficient authorization to use the computer, mobile device, technology or other device you use to access this Research.fm Site (collectively, "Device"); and (c) you will access and use this Research.fm Site in accordance with this Agreement.

I. Mobile Devices

If permitted or available through the applicable Research.fm Site to (a) upload content to this Research.fm Site via your mobile device and/or tablet, (b) receive and reply to messages, or to access or make posts using text messaging, (c) browse this Research.fm Site from your mobile device and/or (d) to access certain features through a mobile application you have downloaded and installed on your mobile device (collectively the "Mobile Services"), you must have a mobile communications subscription (or have the consent of the applicable subscriber) with a participating carrier or otherwise have access to a mobile communications network for which Research.fm makes the Research.fm Site available as well as any carrier services necessary to download content, and pay any service fees associated with any such access (including text messaging charges for each text message you send and receive on your mobile device). In addition, you must provide all equipment and software necessary to connect to the Research.fm Site, including, but not limited to, if this Research.fm Site contains a mobile element, a mobile hand set or other mobile access device that is in working order and suitable for use in connection with the Research.fm Site and to use any part of that Service. You are responsible for ensuring that your equipment and/or software does not disturb or interfere with Research.fm or this Research.fm Site's operations or the Research.fm Site. Any equipment or software causing interference will be immediately disconnected from the Research.fm Site and Research.fm will have the right to immediately terminate this Agreement. If any upgrade in or to the Research.fm Site requires changes in your equipment or software (including the operating system for your Device), you must effect these changes at your own expense. Unless explicitly stated otherwise, any new or additional features that augment or enhance the current Research.fm Site, including the release of new products and services, will be subject to the terms and conditions of this Agreement. You agree to follow and comply with any applicable laws in your use of the Research.fm Site.

II. Changes to This Agreement

Research.fm reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to modify, alter, or otherwise change this Agreement and/or the Additional Terms at any time. Research.fm will provide notice of such change on this Research.fm Site. Please review this Agreement and/or Additional Terms periodically for changes. Your continued use of this Research.fm Site constitutes your acceptance and agreement to be bound by these changes without limitation, qualification or change. If at any time you do not accept these changes, you must immediately discontinue use of this Research.fm Site and/or the Research.fm Site to which the changes may apply.

III. Privacy and Protection of Personal Information

Research.fm has developed a Privacy Statement in order to inform you of its practices with respect to the collection, use, disclosure and protection of personal information. You can find the Privacy Statement, which is incorporated into this Agreement, by clicking here, and by using this Research.fm Site you agree to the terms of the Privacy Statement.

IV. Accounts, Security, Rewards Passwords

If a particular Research.fm Site or Research.fm Site requires you to open an account, you must complete the specified registration process by providing us with current, complete, and accurate information as requested by the applicable online registration form. It is your responsibility to maintain the currency, completeness, and accuracy of your registration data and any loss caused by your failure to do so is your responsibility. After you have fully completed the registration form, you may be asked to choose a password and a user name. It is entirely your responsibility to maintain the confidentiality of your password and account. Additionally, you are entirely responsible for any and all activities that occur under your account. You agree to notify Research.fm immediately of any unauthorized use of your account. Research.fm is not liable for any loss that you may incur as a result of someone else using your password or account, either with or without your knowledge. You may cancel your account by delivering notice in the manner provided in the Additional Terms governing the particular Research.fm Site.
When you complete a study offered to you on the Research.fm Site, we may provide you with a gift card redeemable at Amazon.com. In order to receive a gift card, you must meet the applicable study requirements (requirements (which include but are not limited to: age, race, sex, specific radio station listening, TSL) and fully complete all questions in the survey. Gift card codes will be assigned to your account. You may log into your account and claim the reward code after completing the study requirements. REWARDS EXPIRE 1 YEAR AFTER THE DATE EARNED.

V. User Code of Conduct

In accessing and using this Research.fm Site and/or the Research.fm Sites, you agree that you will not:
  • Deliver any unsolicited advertisement, promotional materials, junk email, bulk email (also known as "spam"), chain letters, surveys or contests, or solicit participation in any pyramid schemes (unless it is on a page that explicitly states that such postings are allowed on that page).
  • Deliver any unlawful (according to local, state, federal, or international law or regulation) postings to or through this Research.fm Site, or any postings which advocate illegal activity.
  • Deliver, or provide links to, any postings containing material that could be considered harmful, obscene, pornographic, indecent, lewd, violent, abusive, profane, insulting, threatening, harassing, hateful or otherwise objectionable.
  • Deliver, or provide links to, any postings containing material that harasses, victimizes, degrades, or intimidates an individual or group of individuals on the basis of religion, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender, age, or disability.
  • Deliver, or provide links to, any postings containing defamatory, false or libelous material.
  • Deliver any posting that infringes or violates any intellectual property or other right of any entity or person, including, without limitation, copyrights, patents, trademarks, laws governing trade secrets, rights to privacy, or publicity.
  • Deliver any posting to that you do not have a right to make available under law or contractual or fiduciary relationships.
  • Impersonate another person or entity or falsely state or otherwise misrepresent your affiliation with a person or entity, or adopt a false identity if the purpose of doing so is to mislead, deceive, or defraud another.
  • Manipulate identifiers, including by forging headers, in order to disguise the origin of any posting that you deliver.
  • Deliver any posting containing personal information, such as phone numbers, social security numbers, account numbers, addresses or employer references.
  • Use this Research.fm service in any manner which could damage, disable, overburden, or impair or otherwise interfere with the use of this Research.fm Site or other users' Devices, or cause damage, disruption or limit the functioning of any software, hardware, or telecommunications equipment.
  • Attempt to gain unauthorized access to this Research.fm Site, any related website, other accounts, computer system, or networks connected to this Research.fm Site, through hacking, password mining, or any other means.
  • Obtain or attempt to obtain any materials or information through any means not intentionally made available through this Research.fm Site, including harvesting or otherwise collecting information about others such as email addresses.

VI. Fees

Except where otherwise provided, access to and use of this Research.fm Site and the Research.fm Sites offered through it are currently available without charge. Research.fm reserves the right to charge a fee for access to or use of this Research.fm Site, or any Research.fm Site available on this Research.fm Site at any time in the future. Your access to or use of this Research.fm Site before such time does not entitle you to use of this Research.fm Site without charge in the future.

VII. Disclaimer of Warranties

YOUR USE OF, AND RELIANCE ON, ANY ADVICE OR INFORMATION OBTAINED FROM OR THROUGH THIS RESEARCH.FM SITE AND/OR RESEARCH.FM INTERACTIVE SERVICE IS AT YOUR OWN RISK. ALL CONTENT,
INCLUDING SOFTWARE, PRODUCTS, SERVICES, INFORMATION, TEXT AND RELATED GRAPHICS CONTAINED WITHIN OR AVAILABLE THROUGH THIS RESEARCH.FM SITE OR RESEARCH.FM INTERACTIVE SERVICE ARE PROVIDED TO YOU ON AN "AS IS," "AS AVAILABLE" BASIS. RESEARCH.FM MAKES NO REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, AS TO THE OPERATION OF THIS RESEARCH.FM SITE OR THE INFORMATION, CONTENT OR MATERIALS INCLUDED ON THIS RESEARCH.FM SITE. TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMISSIBLE PURSUANT TO APPLICABLE LAW, RESEARCH.FM DISCLAIMS ALL REPRESENTATIONS AND WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY OR SATISFACTORY QUALITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, WORKMANLIKE EFFORT, INFORMATIONAL CONTENT, TITLE, OR NON-INFRINGEMENT OF THE RIGHTS OF THIRD PARTIES. RESEARCH.FM DOES NOT WARRANT OR MAKE ANY REPRESENTATIONS THAT THIS RESEARCH.FM SITE WILL OPERATE ERROR-FREE OR UNINTERRUPTED, THAT DEFECTS WILL BE CORRECTED, OR THAT THIS RESEARCH.FM SITE AND/OR ITS SERVER WILL BE FREE OF VIRUSES AND/OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS. RESEARCH.FM DOES NOT WARRANT OR MAKE ANY REPRESENTATIONS REGARDING SUITABILITY, AVAILABILITY, ACCURACY, RELIABILITY, COMPLETENESS, OR TIMELINESS OF ANY MATERIAL OF ANY KIND CONTAINED WITHIN THIS RESEARCH.FM SITE FOR ANY PURPOSE, INCLUDING SOFTWARE, PRODUCTS, SERVICES, INFORMATION, TEXT AND RELATED GRAPHICS CONTENT.

RESEARCH.FM IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY FAILURES CAUSED BY SERVER ERRORS, MISDIRECTED OR REDIRECTED TRANSMISSIONS, FAILED INTERNET CONNECTIONS, INTERRUPTIONS IN THE TRANSMISSION OR RECEIPT OF TICKET ORDERS OR RESEARCH.FM INTERACTIVE SERVICES, OR ANY COMPUTER VIRUS OR OTHER TECHNICAL DEFECT, WHETHER HUMAN OR TECHNICAL IN NATURE.

VIII. Exceptions

SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE DISCLAIMER, EXCLUSION OR LIMITATION OF CERTAIN WARRANTIES, LIABILITIES AND DAMAGES, SO SOME OF THE ABOVE DISCLAIMERS, EXCLUSIONS AND LIMITATIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU. IN SUCH JURISDICTIONS, RESEARCH.FM'S LIABILITY WILL BE LIMITED TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW.

IX. Limitations on Liability

In no event shall Research.fm, its subsidiaries, affiliates, distributors, suppliers, licensors, agents or others involved in creating, sponsoring, promoting, or otherwise making available this Research.fm Site and its contents, be liable to any person or entity whatsoever for any direct, indirect, incidental, special, compensatory, consequential, or punitive damages or any damages whatsoever, including but not limited to: (i) loss of goodwill, profits, business interruption, data or other intangible losses; (ii) your inability to use, unauthorized use of, performance or non-performance of this Research.fm Site; (iii) unauthorized access to or tampering with your personal information or transmissions; (iv) the provision or failure to provide any service; (v) errors or inaccuracies contained on this Research.fm Site or any information, software, products, services, and related graphics obtained through this Research.fm Site; (vi) any transactions entered into through this Research.fm Site; (vii) any property damage including damage to your Device or computer system caused by viruses or other harmful components, during or on account of access to or use of this Research.fm Site or any site to which it provides hyperlinks; or (viii) damages otherwise arising out of the use of this Research.fm Site. The limitations of liability shall apply regardless of the form of action, whether based on contract, tort, negligence, strict liability or otherwise, even if Research.fm has been advised of the possibility of damages.

X. Indemnification

You agree to indemnify and hold harmless Research.fm, its subsidiaries, agents, distributors and affiliates, and their officers, directors and employees from and against any and all claims, actions, demands, liabilities, costs and expenses, including, without limitation, reasonable attorneys' fees, resulting from your breach of any provision of this Agreement, the Additional Terms, or any warranty you provide herein, or otherwise arising in any way out of your use of this Research.fm Site and any related Research.fm Internet Service and/or software. You agree to cooperate fully with Research.fm in asserting any available defenses in connection with a claim subject to indemnification by you under this Agreement.

XI. Modification/Termination by Research.fm

reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to modify, suspend, or terminate this Research.fm Site and/or any portion thereof, including your account, password, or use of any Research.fm Site, or any portion thereof, at any time for any reason with or without notice to you.
Termination of your account for the Research.fm Site removes your authorization to use the Research.fm Site. In the event of termination, you will still be bound by your obligations under this Agreement and any Additional Terms, including the warranties made by you, and by the disclaimers and limitations of liability. Additionally, Research.fm shall not be liable to you or any third party for any termination of your access to a Research.fm Internet Service.

XII. Links

This Research.fm Site may contain links to websites, applications or other services operated by third parties (the "Linked Sites"). Research.fm does not monitor nor control the Linked Sites and makes no representations regarding, and is not liable or responsible for the accuracy, completeness, timeliness, reliability or availability of, any of the content uploaded, displayed, or distributed, or products, or services available at the Linked Sites. If you choose to access any third-party site (including any Linked Site), you do so at your own risk, and your use of that site is subject to its own terms of use and privacy policy, which you should review. The presence of a link to a third-party site does not constitute or imply Research.fm's endorsement, sponsorship, or recommendation of the third party or of the content, products, or services contained on, or available through, the site.

XIII. Software and Downloads Available Through This Site

Any software that is made available to access, use, view and/or download in connection with a Research.fm Site or Research.fm Internet Service ("Software"), including applications, audio streaming, or video streaming, is owned or controlled by Research.fm and/or its licensors, affiliates and suppliers and is protected by copyright laws and international treaty provisions. Your use of the Software is limited to private, non-commercial use and is governed by the terms of the end user license agreement, if any, which accompanies or is included with the Software. Research.fm accepts no responsibility or liability in connection with any Software owned or controlled by third parties.

XIV. International Use/U.S. Export Controls

Accessing materials on this Research.fm Site by certain persons in certain countries may not be lawful, and Research.fm makes no representation that materials on this Research.fm Site are appropriate or
available for use in locations outside the United States. If you choose to access this Research.fm Site from outside the United States, you do so at your own risk and initiative, and are responsible for compliance with any applicable local laws.
The United States controls the export of any software downloadable from this Research.fm Site. No software or any other materials associated with this Research.fm Site may be downloaded or otherwise exported or re-exported to countries or persons prohibited under export control laws, including but not limited to countries against which the United States has embargoed goods, or to anyone on the U.S. Treasury Department list of Specially Designated Nationals and Blocked Persons or the U.S. Commerce Department's Table of Deny Orders. You are responsible for compliance with the laws of your local jurisdiction regarding the import, export, or re-export of any such materials. By using and/or downloading any such materials from a Research.fm Site, you represent and warrant that you are not located in, under the control of, or a national or resident of any such country to which such import, export, or re-export is prohibited or are not a person or entity to which such export is prohibited.

XV. Third-Party Merchants

This Research.fm Site may enable you to order and receive products, information and services from businesses that are not owned or operated by Research.fm. The purchase, payment, warranty, guarantee, delivery, maintenance, and all other matters concerning the merchandise, services or information, opinion or advice ordered or received from such businesses are solely between you and such businesses. Research.fm does not endorse, warrant, or guarantee such products, information, or services, and is not liable for the accuracy, completeness, or usefulness of such information or the quality of availability of such products or services. Research.fm will not be a party to or in any way responsible for monitoring any transaction between you and third-party providers of such products, services, or information, or for ensuring the confidentiality of your credit card information. Any separate charges or obligations you incur in your dealings with these third parties are your responsibility and are not part of the fee, if any, charged for the Research.fm Site.

XVI. Advertisements, Sponsorships, Co-Promotions and Other Partnerships

Research.fm may display advertisements for the goods and services of a third party on the Research.fm Sites, including in connection with co-promotions, sponsorships and other similar partnership arrangements. Research.fm does not endorse or represent and is not responsible for the safety, quality, accuracy, reliability, integrity or legality of any such goods or services advertised, promoted or displayed on this Research.fm Site.

XVII. Referral Programs and "Forward to a Friend" Opportunities

The Research.fm Site may offer referral programs that permit you to submit information about other persons (each, a "Referred Person"), including, without limitation, U.S.-based email addresses, mobile telephone numbers, names, street addresses and other contact information so they may receive information and/or promotional offers concerning the Research.fm Site. You may only refer persons with whom you have a personal relationship. You must have obtained the consent of the Referred Person prior to providing us with his or her contact information. We reserve the right to limit the number of Referred Persons you can submit. We reserve the right to limit the number of transmissions to any particular Referred Person from time to time. You may not withdraw the contact information you

provide for a Referred Person once it has been submitted. A Referred Person must be a permanent, legal resident of the continental United States, at least 18 years old (or 19 years old if a resident of Alabama or Nebraska, or 21 years old if a resident of Mississippi), and be able to register for the Research.fm Site, or otherwise use the Research.fm Site. The contact information for a Referred Person must be valid and functioning in order for us to contact him or her about the Research.fm Site. We will not be responsible for validating the contact information you provide. We may elect NOT to communicate with any Referred Person and/or e-mail address if he/she/it appears to be on any of our "do not contact" or "do not e-mail" lists. In addition, we reserve the right to reject the participation of any Referred Person if (a) the contact information provided by you is incorrect or not valid, (b) such individual has violated any provision of these terms or conditions, or (c) we determine in our sole discretion that the participation of such individual might be harmful to us, this Research.fm Site or any third party for any reason. We specifically disclaim any liability for exercising such right.

We may, at our discretion, send you a confirmation using any means available through the Research.fm Site, including email, text and other forms of messaging, to inform you that the Referred Person has registered for the Research.fm Site. If we send the confirmation to you via the carrier service with which you have a mobile communications subscription or otherwise have access, you understand you will pay any service fees associated with any such access (including text messaging charges in connection with messages to your mobile device). If you misuse any referral program or otherwise engage in improper behavior with respect to a referral program, as we determine in our sole discretion, we reserve the right to discontinue the Research.fm Site to you. We may from time to time offer incentives or rewards in connection with a referral program, and any such incentive or reward programs shall be subject to Additional Terms which will be posted at the time such programs become available and will be deemed incorporated into, and subject to, this Agreement. We reserve the right, in our sole discretion, to suspend, temporarily or permanently, or cease to provide any and all referral programs without notice, reason or liability.

If you are using the Research.fm Site to communicate to a Referred Person (or any third party), you agree not to use such Research.fm Site to harm the Referred Person or any other third party, and/or use such Research.fm Site in violation of any applicable laws, rules or regulations or the terms and conditions of this Agreement.

XVIII. Contests/Sweepstakes

Any sweepstakes, contests, games and/or promotional offers accessible on this Research.fm Site are governed by specific rules and/or terms and conditions. By entering a sweepstakes or contests or participating in such games or promotional offers available on this Research.fm Site, you will be subject to those rules and/or terms and conditions. It is critical that you read the applicable rules and/or or terms and conditions, which are linked from the particular page or activity. To the extent of any conflict between those rules and/or terms and conditions and these Terms, the rules and/or terms and conditions for the sweepstakes, game or promotional offer will govern, but only to the extent of the conflict. Any sweepstakes, contests, games and/or promotional offers made available or advertised on third party sites accessible from this Research.fm Site (such as those of social media partners like Facebook and Twitter), in addition to being subject to the specific rules and/or terms and conditions applicable to your participation in such feature(s) on this Research.fm Site, will also be subject to the rules and/or terms and conditions applicable to your participation in such feature(s) on those third party sites.

XIX. General

This Agreement and any Additional Terms shall be governed by, construed and enforced in accordance with the laws of the State of New York, as it is applied to agreements entered into and to be performed entirely within such state, without regard to conflict of law principles. You agree that any and all disputes, claims and causes of action arising out of, or connected with, this Agreement and/or the Additional Terms, or in connection with any matters related to this Research.fm Site and/or the Privacy Statement, shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, exclusively in either the state or Federal courts located in New York County, New York. You agree to submit to the personal jurisdiction of the courts of the State of New York for any cause of action arising out of this Agreement. You agree to file any cause of action with respect to this Agreement within one year after the cause of action arises. You agree that a cause of action filed after this date is barred.

If any provision of this Agreement, or the application thereof to any person or circumstances, is held invalid or for any reason, unenforceable including, but not limited to, the warranty disclaimers and liability limitations, then such provision shall be deemed superseded by a valid, enforceable provision that matches, as closely as possible, the original provision, and the other provisions of this Agreement shall remain in full force and effect. The failure of either party to insist upon strict performance of any provision of this Agreement shall not be construed as a waiver of any provision or right. Unless expressly provided otherwise, this Agreement is the entire agreement between you and Research.fm with respect to the use of this Research.fm Site and shall not be modified except in writing, signed by an authorized representative of Research.fm.

If you have any questions concerning this Agreement, you may send them by email to support@research.fm. You must send any official correspondence via postal mail to:

Legal Department
ATTN: Research.fm Sites Terms of Use Research.fm
PO Box 43384
Cincinnati, OH 45243

XX. Copyright & Trademark Notice

Use of Intellectual Property

The Research.fm Site, and all of its contents, including but not limited to articles, other text, photographs, images, illustrations, graphics, video material, audio material, including musical compositions and sound recordings, software, Research.fm logos, titles, characters, names, graphics and button icons (collectively "Intellectual Property"), are protected by copyright, trademark and other laws of the United States, as well as international conventions and the laws of other countries. The Intellectual Property is owned or controlled by Research.fm or by other parties that have provided rights thereto to Research.fm.

You may not, and agree that you will not, reproduce, download, license, publish, enter into a database, display, modify, create derivative works from, transmit, post, distribute or perform publicly by any means, method, or process now known or later developed, decompile, reverse engineer, disassemble, use on another computer-related environment, transfer or sell any Intellectual Property, information, software or products obtained from or through this Research.fm Site, in whole or in part, without the express written permission of Research.fm.

Other trademarks, service marks, product names and company names or logos appearing on this Research.fm Site that are not owned by Research.fm may not be used without express permission from their owners.

Additionally, unless otherwise expressly permitted, websites may not link, whether by hyperlink or otherwise, to any page beyond the homepage of this Research.fm Site, or frame this Research.fm Site, or any web page or material herein, nor may any entity include a link to any aspect of this Research.fm Site in an email for commercial purposes, without the express written permission of Research.fm. Further, unless otherwise expressly permitted, you agree not to link to Research.fm's Intellectual Property so as to cause you or anyone else to access Research.fm's Intellectual Property other than through this Research.fm Site.

You may inquire about obtaining permission by writing:

IP Permission Legal Department Research.fm
PO Box 43384
Cincinnati, OH 45243
By Facsimile: (877) 686-0999
By Email: IPPermission@research.fm

Copyright Infringement
Research.fm respects the intellectual property rights of third parties, and complies with the terms of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) regarding such rights. By submitting any material or photographs through this Research.fm Site, you are granting permission to have this material posted on this Research.fm Site, and are representing that you are the rightful owner of the submitted material, and that no one else may claim rights to this material. Research.fm reserves the right to remove access to infringing material. Such actions do not affect or modify any other rights Research.fm may have under law or contract. You can find our procedures for providing notice of alleged copyright infringement below.

Procedure for Making Claim of Copyright Infringement

If you believe that your work has been copied in a way that constitutes copyright infringement, you should send written notification thereof, in accordance with the provisions of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act, to our Designated Agent, who can be reached as follows:By mail:DMCA Designated Agent Research.fm

c/o Legal Department PO Box 43384
Cincinnati, OH 45243
By Facsimile: (877) 686-0999 By Email: dmca@research.fm

Pursuant to 17 U.S.C. § 512(c), to be effective, the Notification must include the following:

(i) A physical or electronic signature of a person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed.

(ii) Identification of the copyrighted work claimed to have been infringed, or, if multiple copyrighted works at a single online site are covered by a single notification, a representative list of such works at that site.

(iii) Identification of the material that is claimed to be infringing or to be the subject of infringing activity and that is to be removed or access to which is to be disabled, and information reasonably sufficient to permit Research.fm to locate the material.

(iv) Information reasonably sufficient to permit Research.fm to contact the complaining party, such as an address, telephone number, and, if available, an email address.

(v) A statement that the complaining party has a good faith belief that use of the material in the manner complained of is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law.

(vi) A statement that the information in the notification is accurate, and under penalty of perjury, that the complaining party is authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed.

This process only relates to reporting a claim of copyright infringement. Messages related to other matters will not receive a response through this process.

This Agreement was last modified on May 12, 2017.