Terms Of Use

By accessing and using any of the International Foundation for Retirement Education (InFRE), (“InFRE”) websites or mobile apps that may be released by InFRE from time to time (“Sites”),  you agree to comply with  these Terms of Use and all applicable laws. Please read these Terms of Use carefully. If you disagree with any of the language, terminate use of the Sites.

Trademark

InFRE owns and has federally registered the CRC® certification mark, which it awards to individuals who successfully complete initial and ongoing certification requirements. InFRE also owns and has federally registered the stylized CRC® and uses in commerce and owns the marks CERTIFIED RETIREMENT COUNSELOR®. InFRE’s trademarks may not be used unless an individual is currently authorized to use the CRC® certification marks. Unauthorized use and misuse of InFRE’s trademarks is strictly prohibited. Please be advised that InFRE will fully enforce its intellectual property rights of the law.

Other product and service names may be trademarks of their respective companies. The absence of an identification of third party marks or the lack of an attribution of ownership of such marks on the Sites should not be construed as any claim of rights by InFRE.

Copyright

Copyright © 2020 International Foundation for Retirement Education (InFRE), Inc. All rights reserved.

You should assume that everything you see or read on the Sites is protected by law including, but not limited to, Unites States copyright and trademark law, as well as other state, federal, and international laws and regulations (unless otherwise noted) and may not be used, except as provided in these Terms of Use or in the text on the Sites, without the prior written consent of InFRE.

All information, documents and materials posted in the Sites are solely for the use of InFRE users and may not be resold, republished, or copied, without the prior written consent of InFRE. Information, documents, and materials may be reprinted for educational and nonprofit purposes with InFRE’s written permission. In addition, all information, documents, and materials posted on the Sites are subject to change at InFRE’s discretion without notice.

Disclaimer

THE MATERIALS AND CONTENT CONTAINED IN THIS WEBSITE ARE PROVIDED ON AN “AS IS” AND “AS AVAILABLE” BASIS, WITHOUT REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND. INFRE EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMS ALL SUCH REPRESENTATIONS AND WARRANTIES, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION WARRANTIES OF TITLE, NONINFRINGEMENT, OR IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. INFRE DOES NOT WARRANT THE ACCURACY OR COMPLETENESS OF THE INFORMATION, TEXT, GRAPHICS, LINKS OR OTHER ITEMS CONTAINED WITHIN THESE MATERIALS. PLEASE NOTE THAT SOME JURISDICTIONS MAY NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OF WARRANTIES, SO SOME OF THE ABOVE EXCLUSIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU. INFRE MAY MAKE CHANGES TO THIS WEBSITE AT ANY TIME WITHOUT NOTICE. WHILE INFRE STRIVES TO KEEP THE INFORMATION ON THIS WEBSITE ACCURATE AND CURRENT, INFRE CANNOT GUARANTEE THE ACCURACY, COMPLETENESS OR TIMELINESS OF THE INFORMATION. INFORMATION WITHIN INFRE’S WEBSITE MAY CONTAIN TECHNICAL INACCURACIES OR TYPOGRAPHICAL ERRORS. INFRE RESERVES THE RIGHT TO MAKE CHANGES, CORRECTIONS AND/OR IMPROVEMENTS TO THE INFORMATION CONTAINED WITHIN THIS WEBSITE, AT ANY TIME, WITHOUT NOTICE.

Limitation of Liability

YOUR USE OF AND BROWSING IN THIS WEBSITE ARE AT YOUR OWN RISK.

IN NO EVENT SHALL INFRE NOR ANY PARTY INVOLVED IN CREATING, PRODUCING, OR DELIVERING THE WEBSITE BE LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES WHATSOEVER ARISING OUT OF THE USE OF, OR INABILITY TO USE, THE WEBSITE, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, EVEN IF INFRE OR OTHER PARTY HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBLITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. BECAUSE SOME JURISDICTIONS PROHIBIT THE EXCLUSION OR LIMITATION OF LIABILITY FOR CONSEQUENTIAL OR INCIDENTAL DAMAGES, IN SUCH JURISDICTIONS, OUR LIABILITY IS LIMITED TO THE GREATEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.

Links/Third Party Websites/Advertising

For your convenience, InFRE may provide links to various other websites that may be of interest to you. However, InFRE does not control such websites and is not responsible for their content nor is it responsible for the accuracy or reliability of any information, data, opinions, advice, or statements contained within such websites. Furthermore, InFRE’s Privacy Policy is applicable only when you are on our Sites. Once you link to another website, you should read that website’s privacy policy before disclosing any personal information. If you decide to access any of the third-party websites linked to our Sites, you do so at your own risk. InFRE reserves the right to terminate any link or linking program at any time.

InFRE, in its sole discretion, may post the advertisements of third parties on the Sites. Your correspondence or any other dealings with advertisers found on the Sites are solely between you and such advertiser. You agree that InFRE shall not be responsible for any loss or damage of any sort incurred because of any such dealings or as the result of the presence of such advertisers on the Sites.

Opening Account/Password Policy

Your use of certain portions of the Sites may require you to become a registered user and enter a password. By agreeing to these Terms of Use, you agree to be solely responsible for the confidentiality and use of your respective password, as well as for any communications entered through the Sites using your password. You agree to provide InFRE with accurate, complete, and updated information.

Limitations on Use

InFRE may from time to time monitor or review discussions, postings, transmissions and other information or material on the Sites; however, InFRE is under no duty to do so and assumes no responsibility or liability arising from such matters nor for any error, defamation, libel, slander, omission, obscenity, pornography, or inaccuracy contained in any such discussion, posting or transmission.

Furthermore, you agree not to do the following:

  1. Restrict or inhibit any other user from using and enjoying the Sites. This includes, without limitation: (a) using, or attempting to use, any account without the owner’s permission, (b) obtaining or soliciting another person’s password or other personal information under false pretenses, or (c) impersonating another user or otherwise misrepresenting yourself to InFRE, or other entities.
  2. Interfere (or attempt to interfere) with the operation of the Sites. This includes, without limitation, (a) interfering with, defeating, or circumventing any security function of the Sites, or attempting to do so, or (b) accessing, or attempting to access, any portion of the Sites that you are not authorized to access. Unauthorized access (or attempts) may subject you to civil and/or criminal penalties.
  3. Post, store, or transmit any unlawful, threatening, libelous, defamatory, obscene, inflammatory, pornographic, profane, or otherwise objectionable (as determined by InFRE’s sole discretion) information or material. InFRE will fully cooperate with any law enforcement authorities or court order requesting or directing InFRE to disclose the identity of anyone posting any such information or materials.
  4. Post, store, or transmit any information or material that could constitute or encourage conduct that would be considered a criminal offense, give rise to civil liability, or otherwise violate any law.
  5. Post, store, or transmit any advertising, promotion, or solicitation of goods or services for commercial purposes except in any areas of the Sites specifically designated for such purpose (and subject to applicable rules.
  6. Use the Sites to post, store, or transmit any information or software that contains a virus, worm, Trojan horse, or other harmful or disruptive component.
  7. Use the Sites to post, store, or transmit materials in violation of another party’s copyright, trademark, or other intellectual property rights. You are solely responsible for determining whether any material you post, store, or transmit is subject to a third party’s rights.
  8. Use the Sites for any unlawful purposes.
  9. Modify, adapt, sublicense, translate, resell, retransmit, reverse engineer, decompile or disassemble any portion of the Sites.

Indemnification

To the fullest extent permitted by law, you agree to defend, indemnify, and hold harmless InFRE and any affiliates and all of their employees, agents, directors, officers, volunteers, successors, and assigns, from and against any and all claims, proceedings, damages, injuries, liabilities, losses, costs, and expenses (including reasonable attorneys’ fees and litigation expenses), relating to or arising from your use of the Sites, any violation by you of these Terms of Use, or any other matter for which you are responsible under law.

Waiver and Severability

The failure of InFRE to exercise or enforce any right or provision in these Terms of Use shall not constitute a waiver of such right or provision. If any provision of these Terms of Use is found by a court of competent jurisdiction to be invalid, unlawful, void or for any reason unenforceable, then that provision shall be deemed severable and enforced to the fullest extent of the law and shall not affect the validity or enforceability of any remaining provisions herein.

Updates

InFRE reserves the right to make changes to these Terms of Use at any time by updating this page without notice to you. You should visit this page from time to time to review the then-current Terms of Use because it is binding on you. Your use of the Sites following any such change constitutes your agreement to follow and be bound by these Terms of Use as changed. If any change is unacceptable to you, your only recourse is to terminate your use of the Sites.