QSR INTERNATIONAL – TERMS OF USE

 

 
Acceptance of Terms

Your use of this website ("Site") and the services that QSR International, LLC (QSR) provides to you via this Site are subject to the following Terms of Use. Your access to the Site is conditional upon your acceptance and compliance with the terms, conditions, notices and disclaimers contained in this document and elsewhere on the Site (known collectively as "Terms of Use" or "TOU"). Your use of, and/or access to, the Site constitutes your acceptance of and agreement to the Terms of Use. QSR reserves the right to amend the Terms of Use from time to time by posting the latest version on the Site. The most current version of the TOU can be reviewed by clicking on the "Terms of Use" link at the bottom of our Web pages.

Description of Assets

Through this Site, QSR provides you with access to a variety of resources, including information, communications, documents, downloads, files, tutorials, text, images, photography, web casts, publications, content, software and products made available by QSR or users via the Site (collectively "Assets"). These Assets, including any updates, enhancements, new features, and/or the addition of any new Web properties, are subject to the TOU.

Personal (Non-Commercial) Use

Unless otherwise specified, QSR authorizes you to view and download Assets at this Site only for your personal, non-commercial use, and provided that you retain all copyright and other proprietary notices contained in the original materials on any copies of the materials. 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 these Assets.

Your Visit To Our Site

We use cookies (small data files that are stored on your computer) to collect anonymous traffic data and to improve your Site user experience. You can turn off cookies in your browser settings if you do not want them to be active across any digital platform. 
All of the information we collect is aggregated and cannot be used to identify you individually. This information is used to measure visitor numbers and to assess how the site was used in order to maintain its effectiveness.

We do not collect this information for any type of online advertising.

Our digital platform also uses Google Analytics. This service collects unidentifiable data from users of digital products. This allows us to generate reports to help us understand website traffic and behaviour.

When you look at our Site, our Internet Service Provider may make a record of your visit and logs the following information for statistical purposes only - the user's server address, the user's top level domain name (for example .com, .gov, .au, etc), the date and time of the visit to the site, the pages accessed and documents downloaded, the previous site visited, and the type of browser used.

When using the Site and any QSR app or online application, you consent to Google processing your data as set out in their Privacy Policy, and for the purposes described above.  You can opt out of your unidentified data being processed by Google by disabling your cookies, disabling JavaScript, or using Google’s opt-out service.

Limitations of Use

You must abide by all limitations on circulation, usage and reproduction of any Assets that you download from the Site that are subject to such limitations.

You agree to use the Assets only to access, download, utilize, post, send or receive Assets in an appropriate manner as related to the Assets being accessed or used by you.

The following are examples of inappropriate actions when accessing or using the Site. You agree that you must not:

  • Violate any applicable laws or regulations related to the access to or use of the Site or engage in any activity prohibited by the Terms of Use.

  • Upload, post or otherwise submit any subject or material that is inappropriate, indecent, obscene, defamatory, violent, sexist, racist, unlawful, or otherwise objectionable.

  • Modify, falsely add to or remove any Assets, any copyright, trademark or other legal notices, and author attributions such as origin or source of the Asset.

  • Upload or make available any files containing any Asset where you haven’t received permission to publish its content.

  • Use any Asset that breaches any Intellectual Property Rights or other rights of any other party.

  • Intentionally download any Asset that cannot be legally reproduced, circulated, or demonstrated or exhibited.

  • Infringe any guidelines or rules that apply to a particular Asset.

  • Obstruct, disturb or cause harm to the security of the Site, or any related services accounts, servers or networks connected to or accessible via the Site or any related sites.

  • Disseminate unsolicited or bulk electronic communications to any QSR account holder or to any qsrinternational.com, qsr.com.au or affiliated e-mail address.

  • Access any Site user directory or other user information for the purposes of compiling, using, downloading, copying, transmitting, or providing such information to any third party.

  • Engage in any activity to obtain email addresses, phone numbers, personal details or any other information about others.

  • Deliberately attempt to gain access to or use another's password, personal account, computer system or network that is connected to any QSR server or to the Site without proper consent from QSR. Unauthorized access through hacking, password mining or any other means may result in severe civil and criminal penalties.

  • Engage in any unsolicited messaging activities such as junk e-mail, spamming, chain emails, contests or pyramid schemes.

  • Violate the rights of QSR or any third party (including rights of privacy and publicity) or abuse, defame, harass, stalk or threaten another.

  • Act in a manner that disrupts, interferes or prevents others from effectively using the Site or other linked sites or Assets.

  • Access or use the Site in any manner that could damage, disable, overburden or impair any QSR server.

  • Use any QSR domain name as a fictitious return e-mail address.

  • Create a false identity for the purpose of misleading others.

  • Upload, post or otherwise submit any programs or files such as worms, corrupted files and viruses that are harmful or disruptive of another’s equipment, software or other property.

  • Market or advertise any goods or services for any commercial purpose unless specifically allowed to do so by QSR.

  • Make QSR Assets and user content on the Site available to others via circulation, sale, lease or licensing.

  • Copy or distribute any graphics in the QSR Assets or user content apart from their accompanying text, unless given permission.

  • Quote or display QSR Materials or user content, or any portions thereof, out of context.

  • Harvest or otherwise collect information about others, including e-mail addresses.

  • Violate any applicable laws or regulations.

  • Create a false identity for the purpose of misleading others.

  • Use, download or otherwise copy, or provide (whether or not for a fee) to a person or entity any directory of users of the Services or other user or usage information or any portion thereof.

QSR reserves the right at all times to disclose any information as QSR 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, in QSR's sole discretion.

QSR Communication Services

Always use caution when giving out any personally identifiable information about yourself or your children in any communication service available through the Site ("Communication Services"). QSR does not control or endorse the content, messages or information found in any Communication Services and, therefore, QSR specifically disclaims any liability with regard to the Communication Services and any actions resulting from your participation in any Communication Services. Managers and hosts are not authorized QSR spokespersons, and their views do not necessarily reflect those of QSR.

Materials uploaded to the Communication Services may be subject to posted limitations on usage, reproduction and/or dissemination; you are responsible for adhering to such limitations if you download the materials.

Personal Information & Privacy

QSR will use and protect your personal information, such as your name and address, in compliance with the QSR Privacy Policy.

Information Available on this Website

QSR AND/OR ITS RESPECTIVE SUPPLIERS MAKE NO REPRESENTATIONS ABOUT THE SUITABILITY OF THE INFORMATION (INCLUDING THAT CONTAINED IN DOCUMENTS AND RELATED GRAPHICS) PUBLISHED ON THE SITE FOR ANY PURPOSE. ALL SUCH INFORMATION IS PROVIDED "AS IS" WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND. QSR AND/OR ITS RESPECTIVE SUPPLIERS HEREBY DISCLAIM ALL WARRANTIES AND CONDITIONS WITH REGARD TO THIS INFORMATION, INCLUDING ALL WARRANTIES AND CONDITIONS OF MERCHANTABILITY, WHETHER EXPRESS, IMPLIED OR STATUTORY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, TITLE AND NON-INFRINGEMENT. IN NO EVENT SHALL QSR AND/OR ITS RESPECTIVE SUPPLIERS 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 OF CONTRACT, NEGLIGENCE OR OTHER TORTIOUS ACTION, ARISING OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH THE USE OR PERFORMANCE OF INFORMATION AVAILABLE FROM THE SITE.

THE DOCUMENTS AND RELATED GRAPHICS PUBLISHED ON THE SITE COULD INCLUDE TECHNICAL INACCURACIES OR TYPOGRAPHICAL ERRORS. CHANGES ARE PERIODICALLY ADDED TO THE INFORMATION HEREIN. QSR AND/OR ITS RESPECTIVE SUPPLIERS MAY MAKE IMPROVEMENTS AND/OR CHANGES IN THE PRODUCT(S) AND/OR THE PROGRAM(S) DESCRIBED HEREIN AT ANY TIME.

Materials Provided to QSR or Posted on the Site

QSR does not claim ownership of the materials you provide to QSR (including feedback and suggestions) or post, upload, input or submit to the Site or its associated services for review by the general public, or by the members of any public or private community, (each a "Submission" and collectively "Submissions"). However, by posting, uploading, inputting, providing or submitting ("Posting") your Submission you are granting QSR, its affiliated companies and necessary sublicensees permission to use your Submission in connection with the operation of their Internet businesses (including, without limitation, all this Site), including, without limitation, the license rights to: copy, distribute, transmit, publicly display, publicly perform, reproduce, edit, translate and reformat your Submission; to publish your name in connection with your Submission; and the right to sublicense such rights to any supplier of the Assets used on the Site.

No compensation will be paid with respect to the use of your Submission, as provided herein. QSR is under no obligation to post or use any Submission you may provide and QSR may remove any Submission at any time in its sole discretion.

By Posting a Submission you warrant and represent that you own or otherwise control all of the rights to your Submission as described in these Terms of Use including, without limitation, all the rights necessary for you to provide, post, upload, input or submit the Submissions.

In addition to the warranty and representation set forth above, by Posting a Submission that contain images, photographs, pictures or that are otherwise graphical in whole or in part ("Images"), you warrant and represent that (a) you are the copyright owner of such Images, or that the copyright owner of such Images has granted you permission to use such Images or any content and/or images contained in such Images consistent with the manner and purpose of your use and as otherwise permitted by these Terms of Use and the Site, (b) you have the rights necessary to grant the licenses and sublicenses described in these Terms of Use, and (c) that each person depicted in such Images, if any, has provided consent to the use of the Images as set forth in these Terms of Use, including, by way of example, and not as a limitation, the distribution, public display and reproduction of such Images. By Posting Images, you are granting (a) to all members of your private community (for each such Images available to members of such private community), and/or (b) to the general public (for each such Images available anywhere on the Site, other than a private community), permission to use your Images in connection with the use, as permitted by these Terms of Use, of the Site, (including, by way of example, and not as a limitation, making prints and gift items which include such Images), and including, without limitation, a non-exclusive, world-wide, royalty-free license to: copy, distribute, transmit, publicly display, publicly perform, reproduce, edit, translate and reformat your Images without having your name attached to such Images. The licenses granted in the preceding sentences for a Images will terminate at the time you completely remove such Images from the Site, provided that, such termination shall not affect any licenses granted in connection with such Images prior to the time you completely remove such Images. No compensation will be paid with respect to the use of your Images.

Copyright Infringement

Pursuant to Title 17, United States Code, Section 512(c)(2), notifications of claimed copyright infringement should be sent to dpo@qsrinternational.com. ALL INQUIRIES NOT RELEVANT TO THE FOLLOWING PROCEDURE WILL NOT RECEIVE A RESPONSE.
QSR respects the intellectual property rights of others. If your copyright or trademark is being infringed, you may notify QSR using the email shown above.

Links to Third Party Sites

THE LINKS IN THIS AREA WILL LET YOU LEAVE QSR'S SITE. THE LINKED SITES ARE NOT UNDER THE CONTROL OF QSR AND QSR IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR THE CONTENTS OF ANY LINKED SITE OR ANY LINK CONTAINED IN A LINKED SITE, OR ANY CHANGES OR UPDATES TO SUCH SITES. QSR IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR WEBCASTING OR ANY OTHER FORM OF TRANSMISSION RECEIVED FROM ANY LINKED SITE. QSR IS PROVIDING THESE LINKS TO YOU ONLY AS A CONVENIENCE, AND THE INCLUSION OF ANY LINK DOES NOT IMPLY ENDORSEMENT BY QSR OF THE SITE.

Trademarks and Copyright

All information, text, material, graphics, software, trademarks, and logos ("Marks") displayed on the websites are copyright © 1996 – 2020 QSR or other third parties. You are not permitted to use the Marks without the prior written consent of QSR or such third party that may own the Marks.

NUD*IST, NUDIST, NUD*IST Vivo, NUDIST Vivo, NVivo, myNVivo, NVivo Transcription, N4, N4 Classic, N5, N6, XSight, NCapture and Interpris are trademarks or registered trademarks of QSR International, LLC.

Microsoft, Windows, .NET, SQL Server, XP, Vista, Windows Media Player, Access, Outlook, OneNote, Internet Explorer, Word, Excel and PowerPoint are trademarks or registered trademarks of the Microsoft Corporation in the United States and/or other countries. QuickTime and QuickTime logo are trademarks of Apple Inc., registered in the US and other countries. EndNote is a trademark or registered trademark of Thomson Reuters Inc. RefWorks is a trademark or registered trademark of ProQuest LLC. Zotero is a trademark or registered trademark of George Mason University. Mendeley is a trademark or registered trademark of Mendeley Ltd. IBM and SPSS are trademarks of International Business Machines Corporation, registered in many jurisdictions worldwide. Facebook is a trademark of Facebook Inc. Twitter and Tweet are trademarks of Twitter, Inc. in the United States and other countries. LinkedIn is a registered trademark of the LinkedIn Corporation and its affiliates in the United States and/or other countries. Evernote is a trademark of Evernote Corporation. Google, Chrome and YouTube are trademarks or registered trademarks of the Google Inc. in the United States and/or other countries. SurveyMonkey is a trademark of SurveyMonkey Inc. in the United States. TranscribeMe is a registered trademark of TranscribeMe Inc.  Qualtrics is a registered trademark of Qualtrics, Provo, UT.  This information is subject to change without notice.

International Users

While countries all around the world can access this Site, this does not imply that any QSR products, services and programs are available in your country. Access to the Site from territories where the Site or Assets available on the Site are illegal is prohibited.

The Site is maintained and managed by QSR from its office in Massachusetts, USA. If you access the Site from a location outside United States of America, you agree to comply with all local laws in the country of use.