Welcome to the FPRI website. FPRI provides services to you subject to the following conditions. If you visit or use this site, you accept these conditions. Please read them carefully. In addition, when you use any current or future FPRI service or visit any site affiliated with FPRI, whether or not included in this website, you also will be subject to the guidelines and conditions applicable to such service or business.
When you visit this site and send emails to us, you are communicating with us electronically and thus consent to receive communications from us electronically. We will communicate with you by email or by posting notices on this site. You agree that all agreements, notices, disclosures, and other communications that we provide to you electronically satisfy any legal requirement that such communications be in writing.
All content included on this site, such as text, graphics, logos, button icons, images, audio clips, digital downloads, data compilations, and software, is the property of FPRI or its content suppliers and protected by United States and international copyright laws. The compilation of all content on this site is the exclusive property of FPRI unless otherwise noted and protected by U.S. and international copyright laws. All software used on this site is the property of FPRI or its software suppliers and protected by United States and international copyright laws.
FPRI, and other marks indicated on our site are trademarks of FPRI, in the United States and other countries. FPRI’s trademarks and trade dress may not be used in connection with any product or service that is not FPRI’s, in any manner that is likely to cause confusion among customers, or in any manner that disparages or discredits FPRI. All other trademarks not owned by FPRI or its subsidiaries that appear on this site are the property of their respective owners, who may or may not be affiliated with, connected to, or sponsored by FPRI or its subsidiaries.
License and Site Access
FPRI grants you a limited license to access and make personal use of this site and not to download (other than page caching) or modify it, or any portion of it, except with express written consent of FPRI. This license does not include any resale or commercial use of this site or its contents; any collection and use of any product listings, descriptions, or prices; any derivative use of this site or its contents; any downloading or copying of account information for the benefit of a third-party; or any use of data mining, robots, or similar data gathering and extraction tools.
This site or any portion of this site may not be reproduced, duplicated, copied, sold, resold, visited, or otherwise exploited for any commercial purpose without express written consent of FPRI. You may not frame or utilize framing techniques to enclose any trademark, logo, or other proprietary information (including images, text, page layout, or form) of FPRI and our affiliates without express written consent. You may not use any meta tags or any other “hidden text” utilizing FPRI’s name or trademarks without the express written consent of FPRI. Any unauthorized use terminates the permission or license granted by FPRI. You are granted a limited, revocable, and nonexclusive right to create hyperlinks to the home page or other pages of FPRI so long as any links do not portray FPRI, its affiliates, or their products or services in a false, misleading, derogatory, or otherwise offensive manner. You may not use any of FPRI’s logos or other proprietary graphics or trademarks as part of the link without express written permission.
Links to Third Party Sites
Some links posted on this site will let you leave FPRI’s site. These linked sites are not under the control of FPRI and FPRI is not responsible for the contents of any linked site or any link contained in a linked site, or any changes or updates to such sites. FPRI is not responsible for webcasting or any other form of transmission received from any linked site. FPRI is providing these links to you only as a convenience, and the inclusion of any link does not imply endorsement by FPRI of the site.
Reviews, Comments, Communications, and Other Content
Visitors may submit reviews, suggestions, ideas, comments, questions, or other information concerning website content, so long as the submission is not illegal, obscene, threatening, defamatory, invasive of privacy, infringing of intellectual property rights, or otherwise injurious to third parties or objectionable and does not consist of or contain software viruses, political campaigning, commercial solicitation, chain letters, mass mailings, or any form of “spam.” You may not use a false email address, impersonate any person or entity, or otherwise mislead as to the origin of the content. FPRI reserves the right (but not the obligation) to remove or edit such content.
If you do post content or submit material, and unless we indicate otherwise, you grant FPRI and its affiliates a nonexclusive, royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable, and fully sublicensable right to use, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish, translate, create derivative works from, distribute, and display such content throughout the world in any media. You grant FPRI and its affiliates and sublicensees the right to use the name that you submit in connection with such content, if they choose. You represent and warrant that you own or otherwise control all of the rights to the content that you post; that the content is accurate; that use of the content you supply does not violate this policy and will not cause injury to any person or entity; and that you will indemnify FPRI or its affiliates for all claims resulting from content you supply. FPRI has the right but not the obligation to monitor and edit or remove any activity or content. FPRI takes no responsibility and assumes no liability for any content posted by you or any third party.
By visiting sections of this site that contain user-submitted content, you acknowledge and understand that the opinions posted are solely those of the authors and not of FPRI, their officers, staff, board, funders, or organizations with which they may have a relationship.
Unsolicited Email Policy
The presence of email addresses on this site is not an invitation for unsolicited commercial email. The use of spiders, robots, and other technologies to collect email addresses from this site is prohibited. Senders of email are expected to abide by all applicable state and federal laws.
Unsolicited Idea Submission Policy
Neither FPRI nor any of its employees accepts or considers unsolicited ideas. The sole purpose of this policy is to avoid potential misunderstandings or disputes. So, please do not send your unsolicited ideas to FPRI or anyone at FPRI. If, despite our request that you not send us your ideas and materials, you still send them, please understand that FPRI makes no assurances that your ideas and materials will be treated as confidential or proprietary.
FPRI and its affiliates respect the intellectual property of others. If you believe that your work has been copied in a way that constitutes copyright infringement, please follow our Notice and Procedure for Making Claims of Copyright Infringement.
Disclaimer of Warranties and Limitation of Liability
This site is provided by FPRI on an “as is” and “as available” basis. FPRI makes no representations or warranties of any kind, express or implied, as to the operation of this site or the information, content, materials, or products included on this site. You expressly agree that your use of this site is at your sole risk.
To the full extent permissible by applicable law, FPRI disclaims all warranties, express or implied, including, but not limited to, implied warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose. FPRI does not warrant that this site, its servers, or email sent from FPRI are free of viruses or other harmful components. FPRI will not be liable for any damages of any kind arising from the use of this site, including, but not limited to direct, indirect, incidental, punitive, and consequential damages.
Certain state laws do not allow limitations on implied warranties or the exclusion or limitation of certain damages. If these laws apply to you, some or all of the above disclaimers, exclusions, or limitations may not apply to you, and you might have additional rights.
By visiting FPRI, you agree that the laws of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, U.S.A., without regard to principles of conflict of laws, will govern these Conditions of Use and any dispute of any sort that might arise between you and FPRI or its affiliates.
Any dispute relating in any way to your visit to FPRI’s site shall be submitted to confidential arbitration of our choosing except that, to the extent you have in any manner violated or threatened to violate FPRI’s intellectual property rights, FPRI may seek injunctive or other appropriate relief in any state or federal court in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and you consent to exclusive jurisdiction and venue in such courts. Arbitration under this agreement shall be conducted under the rules then prevailing of the American Arbitration Association, but not under the auspices of that organization. The arbitrator’s award shall be binding and may be entered as a judgment in any court of competent jurisdiction. To the fullest extent permitted by applicable law, no arbitration under this Agreement shall be joined to an arbitration involving any other party subject to this Agreement, whether through class arbitration proceedings or otherwise.
Site Policies, Modification, and Severability
This website may contain hyperlinks to third-party websites, and those websites are the sole responsibility of such independent third parties, and use thereof is solely at your own risk. FPRI has no control over the content or policies of such third-party websites, and we are not responsible for (and are not liable for) the contents, accuracy or reliability of any websites hyperlinked to this website. Those who choose to access information from this website (including any information obtained through any hyperlink) are solely responsible for the compliance of such information with any applicable law.