The terms and conditions set forth below (the "terms") govern your use of Robotics Online (the "site") owned by the Robotic Industries Association (RIA), and are legally binding. These terms cover the RIA, its parent organization (Association for Advancing Automation) and its sister associations (MCMA and AIA). If you do not agree with any of these terms, do not access or otherwise use this site or any information contained herein.
General Use Restrictions
All information, documents, products and services provided on this site (the "materials") are provided by RIA or its respective members, manufacturers, developers and vendors (the "third party providers"), and are the copyrighted work of RIA and/or the third party providers, as applicable.
RIA and its licensors grant to you the limited right to download and print portions of the materials on this site, provided that such use is solely for your personal or internal, non-commercial informational use and is not copied, published, broadcast in any media or otherwise redistributed. You acknowledge and agree that you have no right to modify, edit, alter or enhance any of the materials. In addition, you agree not to mirror any materials contained on this site on any other server without advanced written authorization of RIA. The limited license set forth herein terminates automatically, without notice to you, if you breach any of these terms. Upon termination of this limited license, you agree to immediately destroy any downloaded and printed materials. Inquiries regarding all other uses of the materials should be made by telephoning +1 734-994-6088.
Except as stated herein, you agree that you have no right, title or interest in or to the materials, without the advance written authorization of RIA or the applicable third party provider. You further agree that no part of the site, including trademarks, logos, graphics or images, may be copied or retransmitted in any way, in whole or in part, without the advance written authorization of RIA.
Third Party Content Disclaimer
You acknowledge that the materials provided by third party providers have not been independently verified or authenticated in whole or in part by RIA, and agree that RIA does not and shall not provide, sell, license, or lease any of the materials, except as expressly set forth herein. Specifically, stock quotes and historical data regarding the stock performance and other financial data contained in press releases regarding certain companies (collectively, the "financial information") are not reviewed by RIA prior to posting on the site. You acknowledge that the financial information is for informational purposes only, and is based on content provided by third party providers. You acknowledge and agree that the financial information is not intended to be relied upon for transactional purposes. Reference to any specific commercial products, process, or service by trade name, trademark, manufacturer, or otherwise, does not constitute or imply its endorsement, recommendation, or favoring by RIA. The views and opinions of authors expressed herein do not necessarily state or reflect those of RIA.
In your use of the site, you may enter into correspondence with or participate in promotions of advertisers, members or sponsors showing their goods and/or services on the site. Any such correspondence or promotions, including the delivery of and the payment for goods and/or services, and any other terms, conditions, warranties or representations associated with such correspondence or promotions, are solely between you and the applicable third party. You agree that RIA assumes no liability, obligation or responsibility for any part of any such correspondence or promotion.
Links to Third Party Sites
This site may be linked to other sites which are not under the control of or maintained by RIA. Such links do not constitute an endorsement by RIA of those sites. You acknowledge that RIA is providing these links to you only as a convenience, and agree that RIA is not responsible for the content of those sites.
Password Restricted Areas of the Site
Certain areas of the site are password restricted. You agree that you are entirely responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your or your employees' password and account information, if any, and agree to notify RIA if the password is lost, stolen, disclosed to an unauthorized third party, or is otherwise compromised. You agree that you are entirely responsible for any and all activities which occur under your account. You agree to immediately notify RIA of any unauthorized use of your account or any other breach of security known to you.
Disclaimer of Warranty
Unless otherwise explicitly stated, to the maximum extent permitted by applicable law, the materials on Robotics Online are provided "as is" and all conditions, representations and warranties, whether expressly implied, statutory or otherwise, including any implied warranty of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, or non-infringement of third party rights, are hereby disclaimed. RIA, for itself, its parent and sister organizations and each of the third party providers, makes no representations, warranties, or guarantees as to the quality, suitability, fitness for a particular purpose, truth, accuracy, or completeness of any of the materials contained or companies represented on the site. Any questions regarding the materials should be directed to the third party providers of such materials.
Limitation of Liability
To the maximum extent permitted by applicable law, RIA shall not be liable for any damages suffered as a result of using, modifying, contributing, copying, distributing or downloading the materials or for engaging in any business transactions with third party providers found on this site. In no event shall RIA be liable for any indirect, extraordinary, punitive, special, incidental, or consequential damages (including loss of data, revenue, profits, use or other economic advantage) however arising, whether for breach or in tort, even if RIA has been previously advised of the possibility of such damage.
You agree that you have sole responsibility for adequate protection and backup of data and/or equipment used in connection with the site and will not make a claim of any nature against RIA for lost data, time, inaccurate output, work delays or lost profits resulting from the use of the site or its materials.
You agree to hold RIA entirely harmless from and you covenant not to sue RIA or its affiliates, successors or assigns for any claims related to this site.
Local Laws; Export Control
RIA controls and operates this site from its headquarters in the United States of America (U.S.) and makes no representation that these materials are appropriate or available for use in other locations. If you use this site from outside the U.S., you are responsible for compliance with applicable local laws including but not limited to the export and import regulations of other countries in relation to the materials.
You acknowledge and agree that materials may be subject to the U.S. Export Administration Laws and Regulations, and that diversion of such materials contrary to U.S. law is prohibited. You agree that none of the materials, nor any direct product there from, is being or will be acquired for, shipped, transferred, or re-exported, directly or indirectly, to proscribed or embargoed countries or their nationals, nor be used for nuclear activities, chemical biological weapons, or missile projects, unless specifically authorized by the U.S. Government for such purposes. You agree to comply strictly with all U.S. export laws and assume sole responsibility for obtaining licenses to export or re-export as may be required.
You acknowledge and agree that this site may include certain inaccuracies or typographical errors which may affect the quality of the materials. In addition, you agree that RIA and the third party providers may make improvements and/or changes in the products, services, programs, and prices described in this site, if any, at any time without notice, and further agree that RIA can revise these terms at any time without notice by updating this posting. You agree that your continued use of the site constitutes your acceptance of such revised terms.
Any action related to these terms will be governed by Michigan law and controlling U.S. federal law, without regard to the choice or conflicts of law provisions of any jurisdiction. You agree to submit to the jurisdiction of the courts located in Washtenaw County, in the State of Michigan, for the resolution of all disputes arising from or related to these terms and/or your use of the site.
If any provision of these terms is held by a court of competent jurisdiction to be contrary to law, then such provision(s) shall be construed, as nearly as possible, to reflect the intentions of the parties, with all other provisions remaining in full force and effect. The failure of RIA to enforce any right or provision in these terms shall not constitute a waiver of such right or provision unless acknowledged and agreed to by RIA in writing. The terms comprise the entire agreement between you and RIA and supersede all prior or contemporaneous agreements between the parties regarding the subject matter contained herein.
Copyrights and Notification of Claims of Infringement
RIA respects the intellectual property of others, and we ask our users to do the same. If you believe that your work has been copied and posted on this site in a way that constitutes copyright infringement, please contact us immediately at the address below:
Robotic Industries Association
900 Victors Way, Suite 140
Ann Arbor, Michigan 48108 USA
Telephone: +1 734-994-6088
Fax: +1 734-994-3338