Terms of Use Agreement

Last revised January 27, 2012

The use of this site (“Site”) is subject to certain Terms of Use which constitute a legal agreement between you and Ipsos America, Inc. and its affiliated companies in North America (“Ipsos”). By using this Site, you acknowledge that you have read, understood and agree to be bound by the Terms of Use. Please review the Terms of Use prior to viewing this Site. If you do not agree with the terms thereof, please do not use this Site.

Permission to use Documents

Public opinion polls appearing on unprotected portions this website are deemed to be in the public domain and therefore may be used in whole or in part as long as attribution is made to the appropriate Ipsos entity that conducted the work. Outlets or organizations, wherever possible and appropriate, should note the release date, sponsor of the poll, methodology and a link to the Ipsos website where results can be obtained. Ipsos shall not be responsible for any third party’s use or interpretation of the findings; however, if such use and interpretation is deemed to be inappropriate, improper, offensive, a misrepresentation or reproduced for the purpose of commercial means, Ipsos may take appropriate legal action and/or take steps to publicly correct the record.

Outside Sites and Linking

The Site may contain links and pointers to other sites on the Internet that are owned or operated by third party vendors and other third parties (the “Outside Sites”). Ipsos is not responsible for the availability of, or the content located on or through, any Outside Site, including any webcasting or other form of transmission received from any Outside Sites. You should contact the site administrator or Webmaster for those Outside Sites if you have any concerns regarding such links or the content located on such Outside Sites. Ipsos permits certain third party links to the home page of its Site, provided that Ipsos is provided with notice of such links and does not thereafter object to such linking. Ipsos reserves the right to revoke unilaterally any consent that it may at any time give to any linkage, including linkages to the home page. The Outside Sites are being provided to you only as a convenience and any link or pointer contained on this Site does not imply endorsement of the Outside Sites.

Copyright

All Site content, design, text, graphics, images, logos, buttons, icons, interfaces, audio and video clips, and the selection and arrangements thereof are the exclusive property of Ipsos, or its respective content providers, and are protected by U.S. and international copyright laws. All software used on the Site is the property of Ipsos or its respective software suppliers, and such software is protected by U.S. and international copyright laws and other applicable laws and treaties.

Users of this Site shall not transmit/post any information to this Site that infringes the copyright or other intellectual property rights of others.

All trademarks, service marks and trade names used on the Site (collectively the “Marks”) are solely owned by Ipsos. The Marks may not be used in connection with any product or service that is not a product or service of Ipsos or that is likely to cause confusion among customers, or that in any manner disparages or discredits Ipsos.

Warranties and Limitation of Liability

THE INFORMATION, SERVICES, PRODUCTS, SOFTWARE AND MATERIALS CONTAINED OR OFFERED IN THIS SITE ARE PROVIDED ON AN “AS IS” BASIS WITH NO WARRANTY. TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, IPSOS DISCLAIMS ALL REPRESENTATIONS AND WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, WITH RESPECT TO SUCH INFORMATION, SERVICES, PRODUCTS, SOFTWARE AND MATERIALS, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, TITLE, NONINFRINGEMENT, FREEDOM FROM COMPUTER VIRUS OR OTHER HARMFUL CODE, AND IMPLIED WARRANTIES ARISING FROM COURSE OF DEALING, USAGE OR TRADE PRACTICE.

IN NO EVENT SHALL IPSOS BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, SPECIAL, PUNITIVE, EXEMPLARY, INCIDENTAL, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, OR ANY DAMAGES WHATSOEVER. IN NO EVENT SHALL IPSOS, ITS AGENTS, SHAREHOLDERS, EMPLOYEES, OR OFFICERS HAVE ANY OBLIGATIONS OR LIABILITIES TO YOU OR ANY OTHER PERSON FOR LOSS OF PROFITS, FOR LOSS OF BUSINESS OR USE, OR FOR INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, WHETHER BASED ON CONTRACT, TORT (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE), OR ANY OTHER THEORY OR FORM OF ACTION, EVEN IF WE OR OUR AFFILIATES HAVE BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES, WHETHER IN AN ACTION UNDER CONTRACT, NEGLIGENCE, OR ANY OTHER THEORY, ARISING OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH THE USE OR INABILITY TO USE THE INFORMATION, SERVICES, PRODUCTS, SOFTWARE AND MATERIALS AVAILABLE FROM THIS SITE. NO ACTION OR PROCEEDING MAY BE BROUGHT AGAINST IPSOS WITH RESPECT TO ANY CLAIM OR DISPUTE ARISING FROM THE USE OF THIS SITE.

While Ipsos attempts to keep the information, materials and processes on this site as current, COMPLETE and accurate as possible, we make no representations or warranties of any kind about this site or the information, software, functions, processes or other content contained on this website. Ipsos makes no guarantee that access to this site will be uninterrupted, error-free or free from viruses or other harmful code. The Documents, information and graphics published on this website may include technical errors. IPSOS SHALL NOT BE BOUND BY ANY ERRORS OR OMISSIONS CONTAINED IN THIS SITE WITH RESPECT TO ANY SERVICES OFFERED ON THIS SITE. Information herein may be changed, removed or updated at any time without notice and for any reason. ALL MATERIALS AND INFORMATION POSTED TO THIS SITE ARE INTENDED TO BE USED FOR INFORMATIONAL PURPOSES ONLY.

Passive Information Collection

As you navigate through this Site, some of your user information may be passively collected (which you did not actively provide) such as your browser type, domain name, IP address, pages visited, and the length of your user session using various technologies and means, such as Internet Protocol Address, cookies, Internet Tags and navigational data collection, for the sole purpose of web site enhancement. No information automatically collected is shared with third parties for advertising or other purposes except that it may be disclosed to those of Ipsos’ contractors who assist with programming and technical aspects of hosting and operating the Site. Transmissions to and from this Site may not be confidential and consequently, may be read or intercepted by others.

On Line Conduct

Any conduct by a person that in Ipsos’ sole discretion restricts or inhibits any other person from using or enjoying the Site, is prohibited. You agree to use the Site only for lawful purposes and in accordance with that prohibition. You agree that you will not post on the Site or transmit any unlawful, harmful, threatening, abusive, harassing, defamatory, vulgar, obscene, sexually explicit, profane, hateful, racially, ethnically, or otherwise objectionable material of any kind, including, but not limited to, any material that encourages conduct that would constitute a criminal offense, give rise to civil liability or otherwise violate any applicable local, state, national, or international law.

Ipsos may, without incurring any liability to you, terminate access by you or suspend any access to all or part of the Site, without notice, for any conduct that Ipsos, in its sole discretion, believes is in violation of any applicable law or this Agreement, or is harmful to the interests of another user, a third-party, a merchant, a sponsor, a licensor, a service provider, or the Site.

Governing Law/New York Jurisdiction

This Agreement shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of New York, without giving effect to its conflict of laws principles or rules. You agree that the federal and state courts of the State of New York shall have personal jurisdiction over you in all actions relating to or arising out of this Agreement and you hereby waive any defense you may have of personal jurisdiction in any such actions filed in any federal or state courts included within the State of New York. Any cause of action brought by you against Ipsos must be instituted within one (1) year after the cause of action arises or be deemed forever waived and barred.

Severability

If any provision of this Agreement is found to be contrary to law, the remainder of that provision (if any) and the remaining provisions of this Agreement will remain in full force and effect.

Waiver

The waiver of any breach or default of this Agreement shall not constitute a waiver of any subsequent breach or default and shall not act to amend or negate the rights of the waiving party.

Entire Agreement

This Agreement shall, as the same may be amended from time to time, constitute the complete and exclusive agreement between Ipsos and you with respect to the subject matter hereof. It supercedes and replaces all prior discussions, negotiations, understandings and agreements, written and oral, regarding such matters. Any additional or different terms in any purchase order or other written or oral response by you shall be deemed rejected by Ipsos without need of further notice and shall not be part of this Agreement or in any way binding upon Ipsos.

Due to the rapidly evolving technologies on the Internet, we may occasionally update this policy. All revisions will be posted to this Site.

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