ResearchBib Terms of Service
This is an agreement between you and Research Bible (with its affiliates, "ResearchBib", "we" or "us") regarding the research bible service and associated software (the "Service").
Before using the Service, please read these Terms of Service, all rules and policies related to the Service including any service plan specific rules, usage restrictions and other conditions or procedures that we post or update on or through the Service or on researchbib.com (collectively, the "Agreement").
When you visit this website, we collect your IP address and standard web log information, such as your browser type and the pages you accessed on our website.
Also, we may collect additional information from or about you in other ways not specifically described here. For example, we may collect information related to your contact with our customer support team or store results when you respond to a survey.
In order to access some features of the Service, you will have to create a ResearchBib Account. You may never use another's account without permission. When creating your account, you must provide accurate and complete information. You are solely responsible for the activity that occurs on your account, and you must keep your account password secure.
Although ResearchBib will not be liable for your losses caused by any unauthorized use of your account, you may be liable for the losses of ResearchBib or others due to such unauthorized use.
You must notify ResearchBib immediately of any breach of security or unauthorized use of your account.
General Use of the Service
By using the Service, the User agrees to abide by the following items:
- You agree not to distribute in any medium any part of the Service or the Content without ResearchBib's prior written authorization, unless ResearchBib makes available the means for such distribution through functionality offered by the Service.
- You will use the Service for research and development purposes only and not for any other purposes.
- You agree not to alter or modify any part of the Service.
- No direct commercial re-use (e.g., downloading, posting of a file, or printing to sell or distribute to any unauthorized user) of any ResearchBib content is permitted without prior, express written permission of ResearchBib.
- You will access the Service by the interface provided by ResearchBib, and not access the Service by any other means.
- ResearchBib is not responsible for any damages, losses or liabilities, etc. incurred as a result of the use of the Service
- ResearchBib will not be involved in any dispute between you and a third party (including other Users) in relation to the use of the Service, and you are responsible for seeking a settlement for these disputes and any costs incurred.
- In your use of the Service, you will comply with all applicable laws.
- ResearchBib reserves the right to discontinue any aspect of the Service at any time.
Your Use of Content
All Content, whether publicly posted or privately transmitted, is the sole responsibility of the person who originated such Content. We may not monitor or control the Content posted via the Services and, we cannot take responsibility for such Content. Any use or reliance on any Content or materials posted via the Services or obtained by you through the Services is at your own risk.
We do not endorse, support, represent or guarantee the completeness, truthfulness, accuracy, or reliability of any Content or communications posted via the Services or endorse any opinions expressed via the Services.
You understand that by using the Services, you may be exposed to Content that might be offensive, harmful, inaccurate or otherwise inappropriate, or in some cases, postings that have been mislabeled or are otherwise deceptive. All of our liability howsoever arising for any such inaccuracies or errors is expressly excluded to the fullest extent permitted by law.
We encourage and permit broad re-use of Content.
Your Content and Conduct
You agree not to post or transfer to ResearchBib (nor include in any message) any material which is obscene, misleading, inaccurate, defamatory, threatening, illegal, in breach of any copyright or other intellectual property right, or damaging to data, software or the performance of our or any other party's computer system.
You agree not to post any content which is advertising or promotional material, or which solicits other users of ResearchBib to use any goods or services.
You agree not to post any content which is designed to drive traffic to third party sites or to boost search engine rankings of third party sites.
You understand and agree that ResearchBib may, but is not obligated to, review the Site and may delete or remove (without notice) any Site Content or User/Member Content in its sole discretion, for any reason or no reason, including User/Member Content that in the sole judgment of ResearchBib violates this Agreement, or which might be offensive, illegal, or that might violate the rights, harm, or threaten the safety of users/members or others.
You are solely responsible at your sole cost and expense for creating backup copies and replacing any User/Member Content you post or store on the Site or provide to ResearchBib. When you post User/Member Content to the Site, you authorize and direct us to make such copies thereof as we deem necessary in order to facilitate the posting and storage of the User/Member Content on the Site.
You retain your rights to any Content you submit, post or display on or through the Services. By submitting, posting or displaying Content on or through the Services, you grant us a worldwide, non-exclusive, royalty-free license (with the right to sublicense) to use, copy, reproduce, process, adapt, modify, publish, transmit, display and distribute such Content in any and all media or distribution methods (now known or later developed).
We may modify or adapt your Content in order to transmit, display or distribute it over computer networks and in various media and/or make changes to your Content as are necessary to conform and adapt that Content to any requirements or limitations of any networks, devices, services or media.
You are responsible for your use of the Services, for any Content you provide, and for any consequences thereof, including the use of your Content by other users and our third party partners. You represent and warrant that you have all the rights, power and authority necessary to grant the rights granted herein to any Content that you submit.
If for any reason you would like to have your User/Member Content removed from our indexes, you may remove them or contact us to legal@ResearchBib.com with the URL of the User/Member Content to be removed.
ResearchBib shall own exclusive rights, including all intellectual property rights, and shall be entitled to the unrestricted use and dissemination of these Submissions for any purpose, commercial or otherwise, without acknowledgment or compensation to you.
The Services are protected by copyright, trademark, and other laws of both the Japan and foreign countries. Nothing in the Terms gives you a right to use the ResearchBib name or any of the ResearchBib trademarks, logos, domain names, and other distinctive brand features.
Account Termination Policy
ResearchBib may terminate your membership, delete your profile and any content or information that you have posted on the Site and/or prohibit you from using or accessing the Service or the Site (or any portion, aspect or feature of the Service or the Sit) for any reason, or no reason, at any time in its sole discretion, with or without notice, including if it believes that you are under 13, or under 18 and not at school.
When we are notified that a user has died, we will generally, but are not obligated to, keep the user's account active under a special memorialized status for a period of time determined by us to allow other users/members to post and view comments.
You are free to create a link to the home page or any other parts or pages of ResearchBib from another website or document. However, you may not mirror or frame the home page or any other pages of ResearchBib on any other website or webpage without expressing written consent.
Limitation of Liability
IN NO EVENT SHALL RESEARCHBIB, ITS OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, OR AGENTS, BE LIABLE TO YOU FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, PUNITIVE, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES WHATSOEVER RESULTING FROM ANY (i) YOUR ACCESS TO OR USE OF OR INABILITY TO ACCESS OR USE THE SERVICES, (ii) ANY CONDUCT OR CONTENT OF ANY THIRD PARTY ON THE SERVICES, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION, ANY DEFAMATORY, OFFENSIVE OR ILLEGAL CONDUCT OF OTHER USERS OR THIRD PARTIES, (iii) ANY CONTENT OBTAINED FROM THE SERVICES, OR (iv) UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS, USE OR ALTERATION OF YOUR TRANSMISSIONS OR CONTENT.
YOU SPECIFICALLY ACKNOWLEDGE THAT RESEARCHBIB SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR CONTENT OR THE DEFAMATORY, OFFENSIVE, OR ILLEGAL CONDUCT OF ANY THIRD PARTY AND THAT THE RISK OF HARM OR DAMAGE FROM THE FOREGOING RESTS ENTIRELY WITH YOU.
The Service is controlled and offered by ResearchBib from its facilities in the Japan of Asia. ResearchBib makes no representations that the Service is appropriate or available for use in other locations. Those who access or use the Service from other jurisdictions do so at their own volition and are responsible for compliance with local law.
We respect the intellectual property rights of others and we prohibit users/members from uploading, posting or otherwise transmitting on the website or service any materials that violate another party's intellectual property rights. By uploading, submitting or otherwise disclosing or distributing User/Member Content for display or inclusion on ResearchBib, you represent and warrant that you own all rights in the Content and you acknowledges that the information provided by the Service, names, trademarks, service marks, logos, domain names and any other Intellectual Property Rights.
When we receive proper Notification of Infringement, we promptly remove or disable access to the allegedly infringing material and terminate the accounts of repeat infringer. A repeat infringer is a user who has been notified of infringing activity more than twice.
If you think that any Content accessible on ResearchBib infringes on your copyright, you may request removal of those materials by e-mailing at legal@ResearchBib.com. Please include "copyright question" in the subject line and the URL of the material, your name, address, phone number and e-mail address in the body of the message.
Copyright law of Japan shall apply to any copyright issues that may arise in connection with this Agreement.
Please note, that your country (and/or that of any user you deal with) may have laws, which apply to your transactions with other users regardless of what you have agree upon with us (now) or with that user (later).
These Terms of Service, and any rights and licenses granted hereunder, may not be transferred or assigned by you, but may be assigned by ResearchBib without restriction.
No waiver of any breach or default of this these Terms of Service shall be deemed a further or continuing waiver of any subsequent breach or default of the same or similar nature.
ResearchBib's failure to assert any right or provision under these Terms of Service shall not constitute a waiver of such right or provision.
Term of Agreement
ResearchBib is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License
Last modified on April 1, 2015