Terms of Use

The Web pages available at IceRocket.com, and all linked pages ("Site") are owned and operated by Meltwater News US1, Inc ("Meltwater"), a Delaware corporation, and is accessed by you ("User") under the following terms and conditions:

1. Access to the Services

Subject to the terms and conditions of this Agreement, IceRocket may offer to provide certain services, as described more fully on the Site, and which are selected by User through the process provided on the Site ("Services"), solely for User's own use, and not for the use or benefit of any third party. Services shall include, but not be limited to, IceRocket feeds. IceRocket may change, suspend or discontinue the Services at any time, including the availability of any feature, database, or content. IceRocket may also impose limits on certain features and services or restrict User's access to parts or all of the Services without notice or liability. IceRocket reserves the right, at its discretion, to modify this User Agreement at any time by posting a notice on the Site, or by sending User a notice via email or postal mail. User shall be responsible for reviewing and becoming familiar with any such modifications. Use of the Services by User following such notification constitutes User's acceptance of the terms and conditions of this User Agreement as modified.

User certifies to IceRocket that if User is an individual (i.e., not a corporation) User is at least 18 years of age. User also certifies that it is legally permitted to use the Services and access the Site, and takes full responsibility for the selection and use of the Services and access of the Site. This Agreement is void where prohibited by law, and the right to access the Site is revoked in such jurisdictions.

User shall be responsible for obtaining and maintaining any equipment or ancillary services needed to connect to, access the Site or otherwise use the Services, including, without limitation, modems, hardware, software, and long distance or local telephone service. User shall be responsible for ensuring that such equipment or ancillary services are compatible with the Services.

2. Site Content

The Site and its contents may only be used in accordance with the terms of this Agreement. All materials displayed or performed on the Site (including, but not limited to text, graphics, news articles, photographs, images, illustrations, audio clips and video clips, also known as the "Content") are protected by copyright. User shall abide by all copyright notices, information, and restrictions contained in any Content accessed through the Services.

Content produced by IceRocket is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial license enabling users to copy, distribute, and perform the works on this site as well as create derivative works with proper attribution for non-commercial use. The Site is protected by copyright as a collective work and/or compilation, pursuant to U.S. copyright laws, international conventions, and other copyright laws. IceRocket grants to User a limited nonexclusive, non-transferable, non-sublicensable right under IceRocket's intellectual property rights to copy, distribute, display, perform and create derivative works of the Content with proper attribution solely for non-commercial use. IceRocket requests that, according to standard academic practice, if a User uses the Service for any research that results in an article, a book, or other publication, the User lists IceRocket as a resource in User's bibliography.

User acknowledges and agrees that if User uses any of the Services to contribute Content to the Site, IceRocket is hereby granted a non-exclusive, worldwide, royalty-free, transferable right to fully exploit such Content (including all related intellectual property rights) and to allow others to do so. User warrants, represents and agrees that it will not contribute any Content that is infringing, libelous, defamatory, obscene, pornographic, abusive, offensive or otherwise violates any law or right of any third party. IceRocket reserves the right to remove any Content from the Site at any time, for any reason (including, but not limited to, upon receipt of claims or allegations from third parties or authorities relating to such Content or if IceRocket is concerned that User may have breached the immediately preceding sentence), or for no reason at all.

3. Restrictions

User is responsible for all of its activity in connection with the Services and accessing the Site. Any fraudulent, abusive, or otherwise illegal activity may be grounds for termination of Users right to Services or to access the Site. User may not post or transmit, or cause to be posted or transmitted, any communication or solicitation designed or intended to obtain password, account, or private information from any IceRocket user.

Use of the Site or Services to violate the security of any computer network, crack passwords or security encryption codes, transfer or store illegal material including that which are deemed threatening or obscene, or engage in any kind of illegal activity is expressly prohibited.

4. Warranty Disclaimer

IceRocket has no special relationship with or fiduciary duty to User. User acknowledges that IceRocket has no control over, and no duty to take any action regarding: which users gain access to the Site; what Content User accesses via the Site; what effects the Content may have on User; how User may interpret or use the Content; or what actions User may take as a result of having been exposed to the Content. User releases IceRocket from all liability for User having acquired or not acquired Content through the Site. The Site may contain, or direct User to sites containing, information that some people may find offensive or inappropriate. IceRocket makes no representations concerning any content contained in or accessed through the Site, and IceRocket  will not be responsible or liable for the accuracy, copyright compliance, legality or decency of material contained in or accessed through the Site.

THE SERVICES, CONTENT, SITE AND ANY SOFTWARE ARE PROVIDED ON AN "AS IS" BASIS, WITHOUT WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE OR NON-INFRINGEMENT. SOME STATES DO NOT ALLOW LIMITATIONS ON HOW LONG AN IMPLIED WARRANTY LASTS, SO THE ABOVE LIMITATIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO USER.

5. Registration and Security

As a condition to using certain Services, User may be required to register with IceRocket and select a password and User name ("IceRocket User ID"). User shall provide IceRocket with accurate, complete, and updated registration information. Failure to do so shall constitute a breach of this Agreement, which may result in immediate termination of User's account. User may not (i) select or use as a IceRocket User ID a name of another person with the intent to impersonate that person; or (ii) use as a IceRocket User ID a name subject to any rights of a person other than User without appropriate authorization. IceRocket reserves the right to refuse registration of, or cancel a IceRocket User ID in its discretion. User shall be responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of User's IceRocket password.

6. Indemnity

User will indemnify and hold IceRocket, its parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, officers and employees, harmless, including costs and attorneys' fees, from any claim or demand made by any third party due to or arising out of User's access to the Site, use of the Services, the violation of this Agreement by User, or the infringement by User, or any third party using the User's account, of any intellectual property or other right of any person or entity.]

7. Limitation of Liability

IN NO EVENT SHALL ICEROCKET BE LIABLE WITH RESPECT TO THE SITE OR THE SERVICES (I) FOR ANY AMOUNT IN THE AGGREGATE IN EXCESS OF THE FEES PAID BY USER THEREFOR; OR (II) FOR ANY INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, PUNITIVE, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES OF ANY KIND WHATSOEVER. SOME STATES DO NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OR LIMITATION OF INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, SO THE ABOVE LIMITATIONS AND EXCLUSIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO USER.

8. Fees and Payment

Some of the Services may require payment of fees. User shall pay all applicable fees, as described on the Site in connection with such Services selected by User. IceRocket reserves the right to change its price list and to institute new charges at any time, upon ten (10) days prior notice to User, which may be sent by email or posted on the Site. Use of the Services by User following such notification constitutes User's acceptance of any new or increased charges.

9. Termination

Either party may terminate the Services at any time by notifying the other party by any means. IceRocket may also terminate or suspend any and all Services and access to the Site immediately, without prior notice or liability, if User breaches any of the terms or conditions of this Agreement. Any fees paid hereunder are non-refundable. All provisions of this Agreement which by their nature should survive termination shall survive termination, including, without limitation, ownership provisions, warranty disclaimers, and limitations of liability.