IHS Connect™ is an IHS site/application (the “Site”) operated by IHS. Throughout the Site, the terms "we," "us" and "our" refer to IHS. IHS offers this Site, including all information, tools and services available on this Site, to you, the user, conditioned upon your acceptance of all the terms, conditions, policies and notices stated in these Terms of Use ("Terms"), and you agree to comply with all applicable laws and regulations, including export control laws and regulations. Your use of this Site constitutes your agreement to these Terms, and by using this Site you agree to be bound by these Terms. If you do not agree to be bound by these Terms, please exit the Site now and refrain from using any materials that you may have downloaded from the Site.

  1. Other Agreements

    If there is an agreement between your organization and IHS (“Agreement/s”) that contains different Content use terms, then such terms govern the use of Content on this Site. By accessing this Site, you agree to comply with such terms.

  2. Use of the Site

    You may access and use this Site solely for lawful purposes and only in accordance with these Terms in the absence of an Agreement. IHS reserves the right at any time and in its sole discretion to modify, suspend, or discontinue the Site (or any portion thereof), or suspend or terminate your access to the Site or any portion thereof, with or without notice. IHS may also make improvements or changes in the products or services described in this Site at any time without notice.

  3. Use of Content

    All content provided on or offered through this Site (including, but not limited to, text, files, images, graphics, illustrations, audio, video, and photographs) (collectively, "Content") is owned by IHS and/or its partners, affiliates, and licensors ("Affiliates"). This Content is protected by United States and international intellectual property rights, including, as applicable and without limitation, copyrights, trademarks and patents, ("Intellectual Property Rights"). IHS and its licensors retain all ownership rights in, proprietary rights to, the Content. Unless otherwise labeled, all trademarks, service marks, logos, banners, and page headers displayed on this Site (collectively, "Marks") are the property of IHS and its Affiliates.

    In the absence of an Agreement, your access to or use of our Content is subject to these Terms, including the following:

    • You may use the Content solely as displayed on the Site and may not download or otherwise copy any Content without prior written permission of IHS.
    • You may use the Content only in the form provided on or through the Site and may not modify, amend, or combine any Content with other materials to form any new content. You may not display, link to, or otherwise use the Marks without the prior written permission of IHS, which IHS may grant or deny in its sole discretion.
    • You must obtain all copies or reproductions of the Content directly from IHS. You obtain no ownership rights in or to the Site or its Content through these Terms, and no other rights to utilize, reproduce, display or publically perform the Content, except as expressly set forth in these Terms.

    Except as otherwise expressly stated, you are granted no licenses or rights, whether by implication, estoppel, or otherwise, in or to the Site or its Content, or any Intellectual Property Rights. In addition, you may not copy, modify, reproduce, perform, display, create derivative works from, republish, post, transmit, participate in the transfer or sale of, distribute, or in any way exploit any portion of the Site or its Content without the prior written permission of IHS. Notwithstanding the above, any software and other materials that are made available for downloading, access, or other use from this Site with their own license terms, conditions, and notices will be governed by such terms, conditions, and notices.

  4. Misuse of Site and Content

    You shall not misuse the Site or Content. “Misuse” means any violation of the license or use provisions of these Terms or the Agreement. You may not interfere with our Site or Content or try to access them using any other method other than as prescribed by IHS. You may only use our Content and Site in accordance with applicable laws and regulations. IHS, at its sole discretion, may suspend your access to the Site and Content for any reason.

  5. Claims of Infringement

    IHS respects the intellectual property rights of others and requests that you do the same. If you believe that copyright or intellectual property rights held by you a person on whose behalf you are authorized to act have been infringed, you may notify our legal department at the following address:

    IHS
    Attn: Corporate Legal Department
    15 Inverness Way East
    Englewood, CO 80112

    You must provide the following information:

    1. Identification of the material that is claimed to be infringing and that is to be removed or access to which is to be disabled, and location of such material;
    2. In case of a claim of copyright infringement, identification of the copyrighted work claimed to have been infringed, or if multiple copyrighted works at a single online site are covered by a single notification, a representative list of such works at that site;
    3. Your name, address, daytime phone number, and email address, if available;
    4. A statement that you have a good-faith belief that the use of the work is not authorized by the owner, his or her agent, or the law;
    5. A statement that the information in the notification is accurate and, under penalty of perjury, that you are authorized to act on behalf of the owner;
    6. A copy of any copyright or related registration evidencing your claim or intellectual property right or ownership; and
    7. A physical signature reflecting that you are authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed.
  6. Disclaimers

    THIS SITE IS PROVIDED BY IHS "AS IS" AND "AS AVAILABLE" WITH NO WARRANTIES WHATSOEVER. NEITHER IHS NOR ITS AFFILIATES REPRESENT OR ENDORSE THE ACCURACY OR RELIABILITY OF ANY ADVICE, OPINION, STATEMENT, OR OTHER INFORMATION DISPLAYED ON, DOWNLOADED FROM, DISTRIBUTED THROUGH, OR OTHERWISE AVAILABLE FROM THE SITE. IT IS YOUR RESPONSIBILITY TO EVALUATE THE ACCURACY, COMPLETENESS OR USEFULNESS OF ANY INFORMATION, OPINION, ADVICE OR OTHER CONTENT AVAILABLE THROUGH THE SITE. YOU AGREE THAT YOUR ACCESS TO THE SITE IS AT YOUR OWN RISK AND THAT YOU ARE SOLELY RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY LIABILITY OR DAMAGE YOU INCUR BY ACCESSING THE SITE. EXCEPT WHERE THE LAWS AND REGULATIONS OR A PARTICULAR JURISDICTION CONCERNING WARRANTIES CANNOT BE WAIVED OR EXCLUDED BY AGREEMENT, IHS EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES, WHETHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, REGARDING THE SITE, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, ALL WARRANTIES OF TITLE, NON-INFRINGEMENT, MERCHANTABILITY, AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. YOU RECOGNIZE THAT THE CURRENT STATE OF TECHNOLOGY DOES NOT ALLOW FOR ERROR-FREE ACCESS TO THE SITE AND INTERRUPTIONS, CRASHES, AND DOWNTIME BEYOND IHS CONTROL MAY OCCUR FROM TIME TO TIME.

  7. Indemnification

    You hereby agree to indemnify, defend, and hold harmless IHS and its Affiliates and each of their officers, directors, employees, agents, contractors, assigns, licensors, sublicensors, service providers, suppliers, and successors in interest from any and all claims, losses, liabilities, damages, fees, expenses, and costs (including attorneys' fees, court costs, damage awards, and settlement amounts) that result or arise from your use of the Site and any violation of these Terms. IHS will provide you with notice of any such claim or allegation, and IHS will have the right to participate in the defense of any such claim at its expense.

  8. Privacy Policy

    The IHS Website Privacy Policy is incorporated herein by reference. By agreeing to these Terms you expressly consent to the use and disclosure of your information as described in the Website Privacy Policy.

  9. US Government Restricted Rights

    IHS provides the Content downloaded from this Site to US Government users with "Restricted Rights", as such term is defined in the Federal Acquisition Regulation.

  10. Linked Sites

    Linking of this Site to another requires IHS prior written approval. We may link to other third party websites. IHS does not verify, warrant, endorse or take responsibility for the availability, accuracy, completeness or quality of the content contained on third party linked sites. If you access a third-party linked site from this Site, then you do so at your own risk.

  11. External Links

    This Site may provide links or references to non-IHS sites and resources. IHS makes no representations, warranties, or other commitments whatsoever about any non-IHS sites or third-party resources that may be referenced, accessible from, or linked to any IHS site. A link to a non-IHS site does not mean that IHS endorses the content or use of such site or its owner. In addition, IHS is not a party to or responsible for any transactions you may enter into with third parties, even if you learn of such parties (or use a link to such parties) from an IHS site. Accordingly, you acknowledge and agree that IHS is not responsible for the availability of such external sites or resources, and is not responsible or liable for any content, services, products, or other materials on or available from those sites or resources. It is up to you to take precautions to protect yourself from viruses, worms, trojan horses, and other potentially destructive programs, and to protect your information as you deem appropriate.

  12. Translations

    Certain text in this Site may be made available in languages other than English. Text may be translated by a person or solely by computer software with no human intervention or review. These translations are provided as a convenience to you, and IHS makes no representations or commitments regarding the accuracy or completeness of the translation, whether or not computer-generated or performed by a person.

  13. Severability

    If any provision of this agreement is found invalid or unenforceable in any jurisdiction, then that provision will be deemed superseded by a valid, enforceable provision that most closely matches the intent of the original provision, and the remaining portions will remain in full force and effect.

  14. Jurisdiction and Venue

    This agreement will be governed by the laws of the State of Colorado, without giving effect to any conflict of laws principles. The parties specifically exclude from application to the agreement the United Nations Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods and the Uniform Computer Information Transactions Act. You hereby irrevocably and unconditionally consent to the jurisdiction and venue in the state and federal courts sitting in Denver, Colorado. In any such dispute, the prevailing party will be entitled to recover its reasonable attorneys’ fees and expenses from the other party.

  15. How to Contact Us

    If you have any questions or comments about these Terms of Use or this Site, please contact our legal department at the following address:

    IHS
    Attn: Corporate Legal Department
    15 Inverness Way East
    Englewood, CO 80112

    Thank you for using IHS Connect