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1. ACCEPTANCE OF TERMS

The ISN provides you with online services, the "Service", on the following terms. By using the Service in any way you are agreeing to comply with these terms of service "TOS", which may be updated by us without notice from time to time. We encourage you to review the most current version of the TOS at any time at . Henceforth we will refer to the ISN website as "Site", and domains, affiliated domains and sub-domains operated by the ISN as "ISN", "we", or "us".

You may have registered an ISN profile through a third party. In these terms of Service, the term "Agent" means such a third party.

2. SITE USE

Individuals seeking information about the ISN may use the Site only for lawful purposes or to register to the services offered on the Site. The site should not be used to the following purposes:

a) Interact with the Site by any means other than through the interfaces that is provided by ISN for use in accessing the Site;

b) Try to decode, separate or reverse engineer of any of the software comprising or making up any part of the Site;

c) Operate any software, code or device that would hinder with the proper working of the Site or any activity taking place on the Site;

d) Operate any software, code or device other than that provided on the Site that would retrieve and/or collect lists of registrants, or any other information;

e) Endeavor to search, investigate or test the susceptibility of a system to violate security without proper authorization;

f) Obtain, gather or store personal data about users of the Site or registrants without their consent;

g) Accessing data not meant for you or log on into a server or account which you not authorized to access;

h) Disclose or share your password with, any third parties or use your password for any unauthorized purpose;

i) "Frame" Site content in another web page not authorized by the ISN;

j) Entail any operation which requires an excessive or unwarrantedly significant load on the Site's infrastructure;

k) Use or endeavor to use any software, engine, code, or other tool including browsers, "robots", "spiders" or intelligent agents to search the Site other than the search engines available from the ISN Site;

l) Manipulate, reproduce, replicate, duplicate, copy, sell, resell or utilize for any commercial or noncommercial purposes, any part of the Site, make use of the Site, or access to the Site without the consent of the ISN.

m) Impede or try to impede the Service to any user or network;

n) Intentionally or unintentionally violate any applicable local, state, national or international law; You accept that breach of the Site's security may result in civil or criminal liability, and that the ISN will look into any possible breach of the Sites' security and may include, and cooperate with, law enforcement authorities in prosecuting users who are involved in such breaches.

3. OUR OBLIGATIONS

i. We will process your application for an ISN profile. The ISN may refuse to accept the proposed registration for any reason or no reason.

ii. The fees are due at the time the ISN accepts your registration and refunds will be given at the discretion of the ISN. In the event that the ISN does not receive fully payment of all fees owed by you at the outset of your registration, the ISN may cancel your registration without prior notice.

iii. If your application is accepted, we will inform you or your Agent. If your application is rejected, we will inform you or your Agent as soon as reasonably practicable.

iv. Until we accept your application, there is no guarantee that the profile you applied for will be entered in the ISN as such. We therefore recommend that you do not take any action in respect of your ISN profile until you have received confirmation from us that your application has been accepted.

v. After your application has been accepted, we will enter the registration details and other relevant details in the ISN.

vi. Please note that we will not refund any fees after your profile has been created and details have been entered in the ISN.

vii. We will only make changes to the details contained on the Register if we receive instructions and approval from you or your Agent.

viii. Registration and creation of an ISN Profile incurs a fee of $115 per year, and is charged irrespective of acceptance by the registry.


4. YOUR OBLIGATIONS

i. You must ensure that we receive the registration or renewal fee with the request of your ISN profile.

ii. You must inform us promptly of any change in your registered details, and those of your Agent if applicable. It will be your responsibility to maintain and update any details you submit to us and to ensure that your details are up to date, and accurate. In particular, it is your responsibility directly or by your Agent to ensure that we have your full and correct postal address.

iii. You must promptly inform us of any court proceedings brought in respect of the ISN.

iv. You are not registering and will not use the ISN for an unlawful purpose or in violation of any applicable laws or government regulations;

v. You have the requisite power and authority to execute this Agreement and perform the obligations hereunder.

5. RENEWAL OF YOUR REGISTRATION

The registration period is on a yearly basis from the date of entry into the ISN of your profile.

i. When the ISN registration falls due for renewal, we will contact you or your Agent to request payment of the relevant renewal fee.

ii. If attempts to bill you fail (e.g., if the credit card on file for your account has expired or if your contact details have changed), you are not guaranteed renewal.

iii. If we fail to receive the renewal fee within Fourteen (14) days of our making a request for the renewal fee, we will suspend your registration for at least 1 week and if we do not receive payment within the suspension period we will cancel your registration without further notice to you.

6. MODIFICATIONS OF YOUR ISN PROFILE

You are responsible for insuring the data contained within your ISN profile is correct, failure to do so may invalidate your record.

7. PERSONAL DATA

The Register is a public register for the purposes of data protection legislation. The Register will include your name and address, telephone and facsimile number and e-mail address with any other relevant details. This information, if it refers to individuals, is 'personal data' for the purposes of data protection legislation. You can view our Privacy Policy for further information. Personal data submitted by you will be:

a) Posted onto the Register;

b) Available via ISN interfaces to third party procurement departments.

c) Subject to our Privacy Policy;

d) We may provide your personal data to governmental or law enforcement agencies at their written request in connection with the conducting of any investigation of criminal activities; and

8. NO ADDITIONAL RIGHTS CONFERRED UPON EITHER PARTY

We may use your applicable personal name, company, business, firm, trade, logo, and/or brand names in connection with the provision of the ISN and your registration of an ISN Profile.

However, your registration of an ISN and your use of the ISN Service do not grant us any right, title or interest in your personal name, company, business, firm, trade, logo, or brand names, and all goodwill arising from our use of those names will inure solely to your benefit. Your registration of an ISN profile and your use of the ISN Service confer upon you no intellectual property, business or competition rights.

9. MEMBER ACCOUNT, PASSWORD AND SECURITY

I. Member Information

a) You will provide accurate and current information on all registration forms on the Service.

b) You will not impersonate any person or entity, misrepresent your affiliation with a person or entity; or misrepresent the origin of any content distributed through the Service.

II. Password and Security You will receive a password and account designation upon completing the Service's registration process. You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of the password and account, and are fully responsible for all activities that occur under your password or account. You agree to

a) Immediately notify the ISN of any unauthorized use of your password or account or any other breach of security, and

b) Ensure that you exit from your account at the end of each session. The ISN can and will not be liable for any loss or damage arising from your failure to comply.

10. USAGE STATISTICS

You understand and agree that we have the right to compile usage statistics and other general data regarding use of ISN profiles, and to sell and provide any and all such aggregated, non-personally identifiable data to third parties.

11. AGENTS

You agree that if an agent acts for you, such as an Internet Service Provider or administrative contact or agent completes the registration process on your behalf, you are nonetheless bound as a principal by all terms and conditions in this Agreement. You also agree that all of the information provided in the registration process are yours and not that of your agent.

12. LINKS TO THIRD PARTY SITES

We or third-party providers of content may provide links to other Websites or resources. We do not control these sites and resources, do not endorse them, and are not responsible or liable for their availability, content, delivery of services or any damage caused.

13. INDEMNITY

You will indemnify the ISN, and its parent, subsidiaries, affiliates, officers, agents, and employees against any claim or demand, including reasonable attorneys' fees, related to use of or your conduct on the Service or your breach of this TOS, or your breach of any rights of another.

14. OUR RIGHT TO STOP SERVICE

At any time during your ISN registration term we may decide to discontinue providing you with the ISN service, we shall not be liable for any registration fees or terms outstanding in such an event.

15. DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTIES

WHILE WE USE REASONABLE EFFORTS TO INCLUDE ACCURATE AND UP-TO-DATE INFORMATION ON THE SERVICE, YOU EXPRESSLY UNDERSTAND AND AGREE THAT:

a) YOUR USE OF THE SITE IS AT YOUR SOLE RISK. THE SITE IS PROVIDED ON AN "AS IS" AND "AS AVAILABLE" BASIS. THE ISN EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, WHETHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND NON-INFRINGEMENT.

b) THE ISN MAKES NO WARRANTY THAT

i. THE SITE WILL MEET YOUR REQUIREMENTS,

ii. THE SITE WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED, TIMELY, SECURE, OR ERROR-FREE,

iii. THE RESULTS THAT MAY BE OBTAINED FROM THE USE OF THE SITE WILL BE ACCURATE OR RELIABLE,

iv. THE QUALITY OF ANY PRODUCTS OR SERVICES PURCHASED OR OTHERWISE OBTAINED BY YOU THROUGH THE SITE WILL MEET YOUR EXPECTATIONS, AND

v. ANY ERRORS IN ANY SOFTWARE USED ON THE SITE WILL BE CORRECTED.

vi. WE MAKE NO REPRESENTATIONS AS TO THE ACCURACY, QUALITY, TIMELINESS, AVAILABILITY, OR COMPLETENESS OF THE INFORMATION, SOFTWARE, PRODUCTS, OR OTHER MATERIALS AVAILABLE THROUGH THE SERVICE, AND YOU SHOULD NOT RELY UPON THEM.

c) ANY MATERIAL DOWNLOADED OR OTHERWISE OBTAINED THROUGH THE USE OF THE SITE IS DONE AT YOUR OWN DISCRETION AND RISK AND THAT YOU WILL BE SOLELY RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY DAMAGE TO YOUR COMPUTER SYSTEM OR LOSS OF DATA THAT RESULTS ROM THE DOWNLOAD OF ANY SUCH MATERIAL.

d) NO ADVICE OR INFORMATION, WHETHER ORAL OR WRITTEN, OBTAINED BY YOU FROM THE ISN OR THROUGH OR FROM THE SITE SHALL CREATE ANY WARRANTY NOT EXPRESSLY STATED IN THE TERMS.

e) THAT THE DETAILS AND INFORMATION SUBMITTED BY YOU TO US ARE TRUE AND CORRECT, AND THAT ANY FUTURE ADDITIONS OR ALTERATIONS TO YOUR DETAILS AND INFORMATION WILL BE TRUE AND CORRECT, AND THAT YOU WILL SUBMIT THEM IN A TIMELY MANNER.

f) THAT BY REGISTERING OR USING THE ISN IN WHATEVER MANNER) YOU WILL NOT KNOWINGLY CONTRAVENE THE INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS OF A THIRD PARTY, THAT YOU ARE ENTITLED TO REGISTER THE ISN PROFILE, AND THAT YOU HAVE NOT REGISTERED THE ISN PROFILE IN BREACH OF TRUST.

16. LIMITATION ON LIABILITY

YOU EXPRESSLY UNDERSTAND AND AGREE THAT THE ISN , ITS EMPLOYEES, DISTRIBUTORS, DIRECTORS, AND AGENTS SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR EXEMPLARY DAMAGES, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, DAMAGES FOR LOSS OF PROFITS, GOODWILL, USE, DATA OR OTHER INTANGIBLE LOSSES (EVEN IF THE ISN HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES), RESULTING FROM:

a) THE USE OR THE INABILITY TO USE THE SERVICE;

b) THE COST OF PROCUREMENT OF SUBSTITUTE GOODS AND SERVICES RESULTING FROM ANY GOODS, DATA, INFORMATION OR SERVICES PURCHASED OR OBTAINED OR MESSAGES RECEIVED OR TRANSACTIONS ENTERED INTO THROUGH OR FROM THE SERVICE;

c) UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS TO OR ALTERATION OF YOUR TRANSMISSIONS OR DATA;

d) STATEMENTS OR CONDUCT OF ANY THIRD PARTY ON THE SERVICE; OR

e) ANY OTHER MATTER RELATING TO THE SERVICE.

17. INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY

You may fairly utilise our trademarks in advertising and promotional materials, and in referring to our services, for example, in a newspaper article, without our permission, provided you follow customary trademark usage practices and provide proper acknowledgment. Other uses require our written consent.
You may never use our trademarks in the following ways:

a) In a non-ISN service name or publication title.

b) In, as, or as part of your own trademarks.

c) To identify products or services that are not provided by the ISN.

d) To cause confusion.

e) To suggest inaccurately that we sponsor, endorse, or are otherwise connected with your activities, products, or services.

f) To disparage the ISN.

g) In any other manner that the ISN or its users find offensive.

18. COPYRIGHT INFORMATION

We own intellectual property rights to the content on the Service and its design, structure, and compilation. It is very easy to copy things in cyberspace, but that doesn't make it acceptable or legal. You shall not copy or download any Content from the ISN unless we have expressly authorized you to do so.

You shall not copy, transmit, modify, distribute, show in public or in private, modify or create any derivative works from the content you find on the Site, unless we expressly authorizes you to do so. Making unauthorized copies of any content found on the Site can lead to the termination of your ISN account and/or civil or criminal action. Once you post or send any information to us, you expressly grant the ISN the complete and irrevocable right to quote, re-post, use, reproduce, modify, distribute, transmit, broadcast, and otherwise communicate, and publicly display and perform the information in any form, anywhere. The ISN is committed to honoring the privacy of our members and visitors, and our privacy policy covers personally identifiable information shared.

19. GENERAL INFORMATION

The TOS constitute the entire agreement between you and the ISN and govern your use of the Service, superseding any prior agreements. Additional or different terms and conditions may apply when you use affiliated websites, third-party content, or third-party software. Interpretations of the Agreement and determinations that you have breached the Agreement will be made at our reasonable discretion and based on facts known to us.

By their nature, forward-looking statements require us to make assumptions and are subject to inherent risks and uncertainties. There is significant risk that predictions and other forward-looking statements will not prove to be accurate. We caution visitors to this website not to place undue reliance on our forward-looking statements as a number of factors could cause actual future results, conditions, actions or events to differ materially from the targets, expectations, estimates or intentions expressed in the forward-looking statements.

You agree to submit to the personal and exclusive jurisdiction of the law courts located in England for any claim or dispute with the ISN or any of its subsidiaries, affiliates, officers, agents, or employees.

Our failure to enforce any right under this Agreement will not waive that right. If any provision of this Agreement is invalid, the Agreement should be interpreted to effect the intent of the parties, and the remaining provisions will remain in effect.

You must file any claim or suit related to the Service within one (1) year after it arises.

The section titles in this Agreement are for convenience only and have no substantive effect.

This document may change without notice, you are subject to the most recent version located at http://isn.icharter.org/terms.html



 

   
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