Welcome to our website! The International Society of Iranian Studies, Inc. (“ISIS”) and its associates provide their services to you subject to the following terms. If you access, visit, browse, use, or attempt to interact with or use any part of this website, you agree that you have read, understand and agree to be bound by this Agreement. Please read them carefully.
Please review our Privacy Notice, which also governs your visit to our website, to understand our practices.
When you visit AIS or send e-mails to us, you are communicating with us electronically. You consent to receive communications from us electronically. We will communicate with you by e-mail 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 AIS or its content suppliers and protected by international, and United States copyright laws. The compilation of all content on this site is the exclusive property of AIS, with copyright authorship for this collection by AIS, or permission to AIS from the appropriate author with proper recognition. You may not reproduce any of the content on this site without the written consent of AIS. Written consent may be obtained by writing to us at Executive Director, AIS, University of Toronto, 4 Bancroft Ave., Toronto, Ontario M5S 1C1, Canada or emailing us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
ISISs trademarks and trade dress may not be used in connection with any product or service that is not ISISs, in any manner that is likely to cause confusion among customers, or in any manner that disparages or discredits AIS. All other trademarks not owned by AIS 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 AIS or its subsidiaries.
LICENSE AND SITE ACCESS
AIS 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 AIS. 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 another merchant: 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 AIS. 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 AIS and our associates without express written consent. You may not use any meta tags or any other "hidden text" utilizing ISISs name or trademarks without the express written consent of AIS. Any unauthorized use terminates the permission or license granted by AIS. You are granted a limited, revocable, and nonexclusive right to create a hyperlink to the home page of AIS so long as the link does not portray AIS, its associates, or their products or services in a false, misleading, derogatory, or otherwise offensive matter. You may not use any AIS logo or other proprietary graphic or trademark as part of the link without express written permission.
YOUR MEMBERSHIP ACCOUNT
If you use this site, you are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your account and password and for restricting access to your computer, and you agree to accept responsibility for all activities that occur under your account or password. If you are under 18, you may use our website only with involvement of a parent or guardian. AIS and its associates reserve the right to refuse service, terminate membership accounts, remove or edit content, or cancel orders in their sole discretion.
REVIEWS, COMMENTS, EMAILS, AND OTHER CONTENT
Visitors may post reviews, comments, and other content: and submit suggestions, ideas, comments, questions, or other information, so long as the content 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 e-mail address, impersonate any person or entity, or otherwise mislead as to the origin of a card or other content. AIS reserves the right (but not the obligation) to remove or edit such content, but does not regularly review posted content. If you do post content or submit material, and unless we indicate otherwise, you grant AIS and its associates 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 AIS and its associates 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 AIS or its associates for all claims resulting from content you supply, including reasonable attorney fees. AIS has the right but not the obligation to monitor and edit or remove any activity or content. AIS takes no responsibility and assumes no liability for any content posted by you or any third party.
Our website may contain links to other websites of interest, which are completely independent of AIS. AIS makes no representation or warranty as to the accuracy, completeness or authenticity of the information contained in any such website. These hyperlinks to such websites are provided as a service to users and are not sponsored by, endorsed or otherwise affiliated with this website or AIS. AIS has not reviewed any or all of such sites and is not responsible for the content of any linking sites, and any links made directly from a AIS website to another web page should be accessed at your own risk. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.
AIS and its associates attempt to be as accurate as possible. However, AIS does not warrant that product descriptions or other content of this site is accurate, complete, reliable, current, or error-free. If a product offered by AIS itself is not as described, your sole remedy is to return it in unused condition.
DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTIES AND LIMITATION OF LIABILITY THIS SITE IS PROVIDED BY AIS ON AN "AS IS" AND "AS AVAILABLE" BASIS. AIS 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, AIS DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. AIS DOES NOT WARRANT THAT THIS SITE, ITS SERVERS, OR E-MAIL SENT FROM AIS ARE FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS. AIS 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.
IN NO EVENT WILL THE COLLECTIVE LIABILITY OF AIS AND ITS SUBSIDIARIES, AFFILIATES, LICENSORS, SERVICE PROVIDERS, CONTENT PROVIDERS, EMPLOYEES, AGENTS, OFFICERS, AND DIRECTORS, REGARDLESS OF THE FORM OF ACTION (WHETHER IN CONTRACT, TORT, OR OTHERWISE), EXCEED THE GREATER OF $100 ORTHE AMOUNT YOU HAVE PAID AIS FOR THE APPLICABLE CONTENT OR SERVICES OUT OF WHICH LIABILITY AROSE.
No Unlawful Access
You agree that you will not use ISIS’ website in any manner that could in any way disable, overburden, damage, or impair the website or otherwise interfere with any other party's use and enjoyment of the websites. You further agree that you will not obtain, or attempt to obtain, any materials, content, or information by any means not expressly made available or provided for through authorized use of the websites.
Disclosure under the Law
AIS reserves the right at all times to disclose any information as necessary to satisfy any applicable law, regulation, legal process or governmental request.
You agree to indemnify and hold AIS, its subsidiaries, affiliates, licensors, content providers, service providers, employees, agents, officers, directors, and contractors (the Indemnified Parties) harmless from any breach of these TOU by you, including any use of content on the website other than as expressly authorized in these TOU. You agree that the Indemnified Parties will have no liability in connection with any such breach or unauthorized use, and you agree to indemnify any and all resulting loss, damages, judgments, awards, costs, expenses, and attorneys' fees of the Indemnified Parties in connection therewith. You will also indemnify and hold the Indemnified Parties harmless from and against any claims brought by third parties arising out of your use of the information accessed from this site.
Any dispute relating in any way to your visit to AIS or to products you purchase through AIS shall be submitted to confidential arbitration in the State of New York except that, to the extent you have in any manner violated or threatened to violate ISISs intellectual property rights, AIS may seek injunctive or other appropriate relief in state and federal courts in Supreme Court, County of Albany and State of New York, 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. 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