Legal Terms


Conditions of Use

RESOLVE, Inc. (“RESOLVE”) grants permission for you (“you” or “User”) to use material provided on this Website (the “RESOLVE Website” or “Website”) (such as graphics, artwork of all kinds, documents, press releases, datasheets, information and FAQs) solely on the following terms and conditions:

  1. any and all reproductions (in any manner, electronic or otherwise) of material published on the RESOLVE Website must include a copyright notice which identifies RESOLVE as the copyright owner (or other owner as specifically mentioned herein) together with a statement that the material is used by permission of RESOLVE, in the form set forth below this paragraph;
  2. use of any and all material taken from the RESOLVE Website shall be for personal, informational purposes only and shall in no instance be for commercial or trade purposes, and shall not be posted or otherwise made available on any network computer or broadcast in any media, and
  3. no modifications of any material taken from the RESOLVE Website shall be made, whether through deletion, addition or in any other manner. Use for any other purposes and/or in any other manner is expressly prohibited, shall constitute infringement of RESOLVE’s copyright, among other legal violations, and may result in civil and criminal penalties. Violators will be prosecuted to the maximum extent possible.

If you do not agree to the terms and conditions of this Agreement, you should immediately cease all usage of the RESOLVE Website. We reserve the right, at any time, to modify, alter, or update the terms and conditions of this Agreement without prior notice. Modifications shall become effective immediately upon being posted at this Website. Your continued use of the RESOLVE Website after amendments are posted constitutes an acknowledgement and acceptance of this Agreement and its modifications. Except as provided in this paragraph, this Agreement may not be amended. You agree that these terms of use are supported by reasonable and valuable consideration, the receipt and adequacy of which are hereby acknowledged.

If any part of this Agreement is determined to be invalid or unenforceable pursuant to applicable law including, but not limited to, the warranty disclaimers and liability limitations set forth herein, then the invalid or unenforceable provision will be deemed superseded by a valid, enforceable provision that most closely matches the intent of the original provision and the remainder of the Agreement shall continue in effect. Unless otherwise specified herein, this Agreement constitutes the entire agreement between the User(s) and RESOLVE with respect to this Website and it supersedes all prior or contemporaneous communications and proposals, whether electronic, oral or written.

No potential Users under the age of 13 may make any use of, nor access to, the RESOLVE Website.

Submittal of Content by Users

Users of the RESOLVE Website must (i) provide all equipment necessary for their own Internet connection, including computer and modem and (ii) provide for User’s access to the Internet, and (iii) pay any fees related with such connection.

By submitting any content (“Content”) to a public forum, comments page, bulletin board, news group, calendar, or any other portion of this Website (a “Public Forum”), you automatically grant us a royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable, non-exclusive right and license to display, disclose, reproduce, modify, adopt, publish, edit, translate, create derivative works from, distribute, redistribute, and transmit such Content (in whole or in part) worldwide and/or to incorporate the submitted Content in other works in any form, media or technology now known or later developed for the full term of any rights that may exist in such Content. We reserve the right to remove any Content submitted to the Website at any time for any reason. You acknowledge that Public Forums and features offered therein are for public communications, and you have no expectation of privacy with regard to any submission of Content to a Public Forum. We cannot guarantee the security of any information you disclose through any of these media; you make such disclosures at your own risk.

We have no duty to monitor any Public Forum. You should be skeptical about information provided by others, and you acknowledge that the use and consideration of any submission posted in any Public Forum is at your own risk. For example, we are not responsible for, and we do not endorse, the opinions, advice, concepts, business models or recommendations posted or sent by users in any Public Forum and we specifically disclaim any and all liability in connection therewith. Additionally, you are cautioned to exercise caution when submitting any personally identifiable information about yourself or others.

We owe you no obligation to accept or maintain your submissions, and therefore may refuse to post, deliver, remove, modify or otherwise use or take any action with respect to Content submissions which appear on a Public Forum.

You agree that you will not post Content, or otherwise engage in conduct via this Website, that:

  1. infringes someone else’s rights or otherwise violates the law.
  2. defames, abuses, harasses, stalks, threatens or otherwise violates the legal rights (such as rights of privacy and publicity) of others, or otherwise intimidates or harasses any other user.
  3. causes the adoption of a false identity.
  4. Is inappropriate, profane, defamatory, infringing, obscene, indecent or unlawful.
  5. uploads files that contain software or other material protected by intellectual property laws (or by rights of privacy of publicity) unless you own or control the rights thereto or have received all necessary consents.
  6. uploads files that contain viruses, corrupted files, or any other similar software or programs that may damage the operation of another’s computer or the RESOLVE Website.
  7. harvests or otherwise collects information about others, including e-mail addresses, without their consent.
  8. conducts or forwards surveys, contests, pyramid schemes or chain letters.
  9. violates any applicable laws or regulations.

RESOLVE reserves the right at all times to disclose any information as necessary to satisfy any applicable law, regulation, legal process or governmental request, or to edit, refuse to post or to remove any information or materials, in whole or in part, in RESOLVE’s sole discretion.

Content uploaded to a Public Forum may be subject to posted limitations on usage, reproduction and/or dissemination. You are responsible for adhering to such limitations if you post or download any Content.

By posting, uploading, inputting, providing or submitting your submitted Content you are granting RESOLVE, and necessary its sublicensees, permission to use your Content in connection with the operation of this Website and related businesses including, without limitation, the rights to: copy, distribute, transmit, publicly display, publicly perform, reproduce, edit, translate and reformat your Content; and to publish your name in connection with your Content.

No compensation will be paid with respect to the use of your Content. By posting, uploading, inputting, providing or submitting your Content you warrant and represent that you own or otherwise control all of the rights to your Content.

No compensation will paid to you as a result of your submission of Content.

Waiver Of Warranties And Representations

RESOLVE makes no representations about the suitability of the information contained in the documents, graphics and/or any other material or content published on the RESOLVE Website for any purpose. All documents, graphics, other materials and content are provided “as is” without warranty of any kind. RESOLVE disclaims all warranties and conditions with regard to this information, including all implied warranties and conditions of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, title and non-infringement. In no event shall RESOLVE be liable for any special, indirect or consequential damages or any damages whatsoever resulting from loss of use, data or profits, whether in an action based on contract, negligence or other tortuous action, arising out of or in connection with the use or performance or information available from the RESOLVE Website.

Notice of Trade Secrets and Confidential Business Information

This site includes compilations of information which, taken in its entirety, constitutes confidential business information and trade secrets of RESOLVE. Specifically, responses to individual inquiries regarding RESOLVE services, educational programs and dispute resolution services and models, and the identity of RESOLVE programs, staff, and third-party relationships are made available solely for your private, non-commercial use. Compilations of information in these categories in their entireties, however, are trade secrets and confidential information of RESOLVE. Any unauthorized, commercial use of such information will be prosecuted to the fullest extent under applicable intellectual property laws.

Notice of Trademark and Trade Dress Rights

Notice is also given that the RESOLVE Website includes numerous trademarks and additional distinctive properties owned by RESOLVE which are protected under the trademark laws of Canada, the United States, and other jurisdictions. Specifically, the overall design and layout of the RESOLVE Website constitutes the exclusive trade dress of RESOLVE which is protected pursuant to 15 U.S.C. Sec. 1125(a)et. seq. No logo, graphic, sound or image from the RESOLVE Website may be copied or retransmitted except as provided herein.

Restricted Rights Legend

Any material which is downloaded or otherwise copied and/or reproduced in any manner from this Server for or on behalf of the United States of America, its agencies, instrumentalities and/or employees acting in its behalf (“The United States”), is provided with Restricted Rights. Duplication, disclosure and/or use in any other manner by The United States is subject to all restrictions stated and set forth in subparagraph (c)(1)(ii) of the Rights in Technical Data and Computer Software clause at DFARS 252.227-7013 or subparagraphs(c)(1) and (2) of the Commercial Computer Software – Restricted Rights at 48 CFR 52.227-19, as applicable. All text, software, photographs, graphics, and other material of any and all kinds available on this Website is provided by RESOLVE, 1255 23rd Street N.W., Suite 275, Washington, D.C.20037

Notice That Material May Be Inaccurate And May Be Changed

Material published on the RESOLVE Website is reviewed, but nonetheless documents, graphics and other material or content may include substantive and technical inaccuracies or typographical errors. Changes are periodically made and material is periodically deleted and added to the information herein. RESOLVE may make, enhance, alter, improve, and/or otherwise change material posted on the RESOLVE Website at any time. Because of the nature of Websites and their content, decisions should never be made based solely on Website information without first verifying and/or otherwise corroborating information posted on the RESOLVE Website with other sources deemed to be reliable by you.

In no event shall RESOLVE be liable for any direct, special, indirect or consequential damages or any damages whatsoever resulting from loss of use, data or profits, whether in an action based on contract, negligence or other tortuous actions, arising out of on in connection with the use or performance of software, documents, provision or of failure to provide services or information available from the RESOLVE Website.

Links To Third Party Sites

The RESOLVE Website includes links to a number of Websites which are not provided, sponsored, controlled or affiliated in any manner with RESOLVE (“the linked sites”). The linked sites are not under the control of RESOLVE, which is not responsible for the contents of any linked site or any link contained in a linked site. RESOLVE provides the linked sites to you only as a convenience, and the inclusion of any link does not imply endorsement, affiliation, sponsorship, and/or approval of the linked site by RESOLVE. Your use of third-party Websites is subject to the terms of use and privacy policies of each such Website, and we are not responsible for same. RESOLVE encourages all Users to review the privacy policies of third-parties’ Websites. You hereby irrevocably waive any claim against us with respect to content of, and any content you provide to, third party Websites (including credit card and other personal information).

Copyright Notice

Copyright © 1997-2011 RESOLVE, Washington ,D.C., U.S.A. All rights reserved.


RESOLVE, is a registered service mark of RESOLVE, Inc. Other product and company names mentioned herein may be the trademarks of their respective owners.

Reservation of Rights

Any rights not expressly granted herein are reserved.


This Website (excluding linked, third party sites) is controlled by RESOLVE which is headquartered in the District of Columbia, United States of America.

This Website can be accessed from all 50 states, as well as from other countries around the world. As each of these places has laws that may differ from those of the District of Columbia, by accessing this Website you agree that the statutes and laws of the District of Columbia, without regard to conflicts of laws principles thereof, will apply to all matters arising from or relating to use of this Website. You and RESOLVE also agree and hereby submit to the exclusive personal jurisdiction and venue of the courts of the District of Columbia and the United States District Court for the District of Columbia with respect to such matters. RESOLVE makes no representation that materials on the Website are appropriate or available for use in all other locations, and accessing them from territories where their contents may be illegal is prohibited. Those who choose to access this Website from other locations do so on their own initiative and are responsible for compliance with local laws.

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