Terms of Use

INTERNATIONAL GENEALOGICAL SEARCH, INC.

Website Terms of Use

International Genealogical Search, Inc. (“IGS”, “us”, “we”, or “our”) operates the HeirSearch website (the “Website”). Your access to and use of the Website is conditional on and subject to your compliance with the following Terms of Use (“Terms”, “Terms of Use”). Please read these Terms of Use carefully before using the Website.

By accessing, browsing and/or using the Website, you acknowledge that you have read, understood and agree to abide by and comply with all terms, conditions and notices contained in or referenced by these Terms of Use.

If you do not agree to these Terms of Use, please do not use this Website. Please check the Terms of Use periodically for changes. Your continued use of this Website following the posting of any changes to the Terms of Use constitutes acceptance of those changes.

These Terms apply to all visitors, users and others who access or use the Website.

Privacy

Your access to and use of the Website is also subject to our HeirSearch Privacy Policy, available here: http://heirsearch.com/privacy-policy/.

Your Obligations

In consideration of your use of the Website, you agree that you are responsible for all activities undertaken by you using the Website. All such activities are at your own risk. You shall not use, nor permit others to use the Website in a manner or for a purpose contrary to these Terms of Use.

You will not disrupt the functioning of the Website or otherwise act in a way that interferes with other users’ use of the Website. You may not use the Website in any manner which could damage, disable, overburden, or impair the Website or interfere with any other party’s use and enjoyment of the Website. You may not attempt to gain unauthorized access to the Website through hacking, password mining or any other means. You may not obtain or attempt to obtain any materials or information through any means not intentionally made available to you through the Website.

IGS reserves the right at all times to disclose any information as IGS deems 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, at IGS’s sole discretion.

Personal and Non-Commercial Use

Unless otherwise specified, the services provided on the Website are for your personal and non-commercial use. You may not modify, copy, distribute, transmit, display, perform, reproduce, publish, license, create derivative works from, transfer, or sell any information, software, products or services obtained from the Website.

Disclaimer of Warranties

ALL MATERIALS, INFORMATION AND OTHER CONTENT CONTAINED IN THE WEBSITE IS PROVIDED TO YOU “AS IS” WITHOUT WARRANTY OR CONDITIONS OF ANY KIND, WHETHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, TITLE, NON-INFRINGEMENT, SECURITY OR ACCURACY.

IGS HAS MADE REASONABLE EFFORTS TO POST CURRENT AND ACCURATE INFORMATION ON THE WEBSITE; HOWEVER, IGS ASSUMES NO RESPONSIBILITY FOR ANY ERRORS, OMISSIONS OR INACCURACIES WHATSOEVER IN THE INFORMATION PROVIDED IN THE WEBSITE. UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES WILL IGS BE LIABLE FOR ANY LOSS OR DAMAGE CAUSED BY YOUR RELIANCE ON INFORMATION OBTAINED THROUGH THE WEBSITE. IT IS YOUR RESPONSIBILITY TO EVALUATE THE ACCURACY, COMPLETENESS AND USEFULNESS OF ANY INFORMATION PROVIDED, AND USE OF THE WEBSITE IS SOLELY AT YOUR OWN RISK.

Limitation of Liability

IN NO EVENT SHALL IGS BE LIABLE FOR ANY SPECIAL, GENERAL, INCIDENTAL, INDIRECT, PUNITIVE OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES OF ANY KIND, OR ANY DAMAGES WHATSOEVER, WHETHER IN CONTRACT, TORT, STRICT LIABILITY OR OTHERWISE, (INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION, THOSE RESULTING FROM: (1) RELIANCE ON THE MATERIALS PRESENTED, (2) LOSS OF USE, (3) AND ANY THEORY OF LIABILITY) ARISING OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH THE USE OF, OR INABILITY TO USE THE WEBSITE, WHETHER OR NOT IGS HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES.

Intellectual Property Rights

Neither you, nor anyone acting on your behalf, acquire any intellectual property or other proprietary rights, including patents, designs, trademarks, copyright or trade-secrets, relating to the contents of the Website. Any grants not expressly granted herein are reserved.

IGS trademarks, images and symbols are the exclusive properties of IGS.

Violation of Terms and Conditions of Use and Termination

IGS reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to terminate your access to the Website thereof, for any reason without notice.

Notice

All demands, notices, communications and reports required under these terms and conditions of use, shall be in writing and shall be either sent by facsimile transmission with confirmation to the number specified below or sent by overnight courier service (delivery charges prepaid) to IGS at the address specified below:

United States:         P.O. Box 34000 Seattle, WA, 98124-1000

Canada:     #300-4585 Canada Way, Vancouver BC, V5G 4L6

Links To Other Web Sites

Our Website may contain links to third-party web sites or services that are not owned or controlled by IGS.

IGS has no control over, and assumes no responsibility for, the content, privacy policies, or practices of any third party web sites or services. You further acknowledge and agree that IGS shall not be responsible or liable, directly or indirectly, for any damage or loss caused or alleged to be caused by or in connection with use of or reliance on any such content, goods or services available on or through any such web sites or services.

We strongly advise you to read the terms and conditions and privacy policies of any third-party web sites or services that you visit.

Governing Law

These Terms shall be governed and construed in accordance with the laws of British Columbia, Canada, without regard to its conflict of law provisions.

Contact Us

If you have any questions about these Terms, please submit your inquiry using our Contact Information form.