Terms of Use

Thank you for visiting IMCStips.com. The terms and conditions of use of IMCStips.com (“the Website”) are applicable to the United States, operated by IMCS (the “Company”). Please read these Terms of Use carefully before accessing or using any part of the Website. By accessing or using the Website, you agree that you have read, understand and agree to be bound by these Terms of Use, as amended from time to time, as well as the Company Privacy Policy, which is hereby incorporated into these Terms of Use. If you do not wish to agree to these Terms of Use, do not access or use any part of the Website.

The Company may revise and update these Terms of Use at any time without notice by posting the amended terms to the Website. Your continued use of the Website means that you accept and agree to the revised Terms of Use. If you disagree with the Terms of Use (as amended from time to time) or are dissatisfied with the Website, your sole and exclusive remedy is to discontinue using the Website.

Website Use

The information contained on this Website is provided for informational purposes only. Although the information is believed to be correct at the time of publishing, you should make your own determination as to its suitability for your use. Not all of the products or services described in this Website are available in all jurisdictions or to all potential customers, and nothing herein is intended as an offer or solicitation in any jurisdiction or to any potential customer where such offer or sale is not qualified.

Purchase of Products and Services

These Terms and Conditions apply only to the use of the Website. Please note, the terms and conditions relating to product sales and other related activities can be found at https://imcstips.com/standard-terms-and-conditions and those terms and conditions control any purchases of products or services from the Company.

Links to Third Party Sites

The Website may contain links to other websites on the internet. The Company is not responsible for the content, products, services, or practices of any third-party websites, including without limitation sites linked to or from the Website, sites framed within the Website or third-party advertisements, and does not make representations regarding their quality, content or accuracy. The presence of links from the Website to any third-party website does not mean that we approve of, endorse, or recommend that website. We disclaim all warranties, expressed or implied, as to the accuracy, legality, reliability, or validity of any content on any third-party website. Your use of third party websites is at your own risk and subject to the terms and conditions of use for such websites.

Proprietary Rights to Content

You acknowledge and agree that the entire contents of the Website (including all information, data, software, graphics, text, images, logos, and/or other material) and the design, selection, collection, arrangement and assembly thereof, are proprietary to the Company and are protected by the United States and international intellectual property laws. You are authorized only to use the content on the Website for personal use or legitimate business purposes. You may not copy, modify, create derivative works of, publicly display or perform, republish, store, transmit, distribute, remove, delete, augment, add to, participate in the transfer of, license or sell any of the material on the Website without the prior written consent of the Company, except to: (a) store copies of such materials temporarily in RAM, (b) store files that are automatically cached by your Web browser for display enhancement purposes, and (c) print a reasonable number of pages of the Website; provided in each case that you do not alter or remove any copyright or other proprietary notices included in such materials. Neither the title, nor any intellectual property rights to any information, or material on the Website are transferred to you, but remain with the Company or the applicable owner of such content.


The Company name and logo, and all related names, logos, product and service names appearing on the Website are trademarks of the Company and/or the applicable third-party suppliers or partners. They may not be used or redisplayed without the Company’s prior written consent.

Disclaimer of Liability

The Company does not assume any liability for the materials, information and opinions provided on, or available through, the Website (the “Site Content”). Reliance on the Site Content is solely at your own risk. The Company disclaims any liability for injury or damages resulting from the use of any Site Content.

the website, the site content and the products and services provided on or available through the website are provided on an “as is” and “as available” basis, with all faults. neither the company nor any person associated with the company makes any warranty or representation with respect to the quality, accuracy, or availability of the website. specifically, but without limiting the foregoing, neither the company nor anyone associated with the company warrants or represents that the website, the site content or the services provided on or through the website will be accurate, reliable, error-free or uninterrupted; that defects will be corrected; that the website or the server that makes it available are free of viruses or other harmful components; or that the website will otherwise meet your needs or expectations. the company disclaims all warranties of any kind, express or implied, including any warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose and non-infringement.

in no event will the company or its licensors or contractors be liable for any damages of any kind, under any legal theory, arising out of or in connection with your use of, or inability to use, the website, the site content, any services provided on or through the website or any linked site, including any direct, indirect, incidental, special, consequential or punitive damages, including, but not limited to, personal injury, lost profits or damages resulting from delay, interruption in service, viruses, deletion of files or electronic communications, or errors, omissions or other inaccuracies in the website or the site content or services, whether or not there is negligence by the company and whether or not the company has been advised of the possibility of any such damages, unless prohibited by applicable law.


You agree to indemnify and hold harmless the Company and its officers, directors, agents, employees, and others involved in the Website, from and against any and all liabilities, expenses, damages and costs, including reasonable attorneys’ fees, arising from any violation by you of these Terms and Conditions of Use, your use of the Website or any products, services or information obtained from or through the Website, your connection to the Website, any content you submit on the Website through any registration feature, or your violation of any rights of another.

Applicable Law; International Use

These terms will be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of South Carolina, without regard to any principles of conflicts of law. You agree that any action at law or in equity that arises out of or relates to these Terms and Conditions of Use will be filed exclusively in the state or federal courts located in South Carolina and you hereby consent and submit to the personal jurisdiction of such courts for the purposes of litigating any such action.

These Terms and Conditions of Use are applicable to users in the United States. If you elect to access this Website from outside of the specified jurisdictions, you agree to these Terms and Conditions of Use and that such terms will be governed and construed with the laws of the United States and the State of South Carolina and that we make no representation that the materials or services on this Website are appropriate or available for use in those other jurisdictions. In any event, all users are responsible for their own compliance with local laws.

General Terms

These Terms and Conditions of Use, as they may be amended from time to time, constitute the entire agreement and understanding between you and the Company governing your use of the Website. The failure of the Company to exercise or enforce any right or provision of the Terms and Conditions of Use shall not constitute a waiver of such right or provision. If any provision of the Terms and Conditions of Use is found by a court of competent jurisdiction to be invalid, you nevertheless agree that the court should endeavor to give effect to the parties' intentions as reflected in the provision, and the other provisions of the Terms and Conditions of Use shall remain in full force and effect. Neither a course of dealing or conduct between you and the Company nor any trade practices shall be deemed to modify these Terms and Conditions of Use. You agree that regardless of any statute or law to the contrary, any claim or cause of action arising out of or related to use of the Site or the Terms and Conditions of Use must be filed within one (1) year after such claim or cause of action arose or be forever barred. Any rights not expressly granted herein are reserved by and for the Company. We may terminate your access or suspend any user's access to all or part of the Site, without notice, for any conduct that the Company, in their sole discretion, believe is in violation of any applicable law or is harmful to the interests of another user, a third-party provider, a service provider, or the Company. Any inquiries concerning these Terms and Conditions of Use should be directed to inquiries@imcstips.com.

Copyright Complaints

We respect the intellectual property of others, and we ask our users to do the same. If you believe that your work has been copied and is accessible on the Site in a way that constitutes copyright infringement, you may notify the Company by providing the following information:

  • An electronic or physical signature of the person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of the copyright interest.
  • A description of the copyrighted work that your claim has been infringed.
  • Identification of the URL or other specific location on the Site where the material that you claim is infringing is located.
  • Your address, telephone number, and e-mail address.
  • A statement by you that you have a good faith belief that the disputed use is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law.
  • A statement by you, made under penalty of perjury, that the above information in your notice is accurate and that you are the copyright owner or authorized to act on the copyright owner's behalf.

Our agent for notice of claims of copyright infringement on the Site can be reached at: inquiries@imcstips.com.

IMCS Website Privacy Statement

In our mission to enable researchers to make new discoveries by providing leading products and services, IMCS collects and processes personally identifiable information (also known as personal data) in a variety of circumstances.

This Privacy Policy is intended to explain how we collect, use, process and disclose your personally identifiable information (also known as personal data) across our business activities. IMCS is committed to protecting the privacy of individuals in accordance with global privacy laws.

Privacy statements begin with a description of the activities and individuals to which that statement applies. Please make sure that you read this description carefully so that you can view the disclosures that apply to you based on how you interact with us and where you are located.

IMCS Privacy Policy

IMCS LLC recognizes and seeks to base our privacy practices on accepted principles utilized by various regulatory and industry groups. In summary, these principles are as follows:

  • Collection Limitation: To obtain personal data by lawful and fair means and, where appropriate, with the knowledge and consent of the individual whom particular personal data is about (the “data subject”).
  • Data Quality: To process personal data that is, taking into account the purposes for which it was collected, accurate, complete and up-to-date.
  • Purpose Specification: To specify the purposes for which personal data is collected before such collection takes place.
  • Use Limitation: To use personal data only in accordance with the purposes that were specified before it was collected, except with the data subject’s consent or by the authority of law.
  • Security Safeguards: To protect personal data using reasonable security safeguards.
  • Openness: To be open about privacy practices, policies and developments, and the details of any processing that takes place.
  • Individual Participation: To respond to data subjects’ requests to know what personal data is being processed and guide how that data should be processed, as required by applicable law.
  • Accountability: To be accountable for complying with measures that give effect to these privacy principles.

Privacy standards may vary by country, region.

IMCS Online Privacy Statement

This Online Privacy Statement is relevant to any user or visitor of IMCS’s website, where these services directly link to this Online Privacy Statement.

IMCS Online Privacy Statement does not cover any other data collection or processing, including, without limitation, through third-party websites.

In this Online Privacy Statement, IMCS (for the purposes of our Online Privacy Statement, “we” “us” or “our”) provide information about how it receives, collects, uses and transfers information about any user or visitor (for the purposes of this Online Privacy Statement, “you”).

If you submit data using via IMCS Website, we collect information about you and the company or other entity you represent (e.g., your name, organization, address, email address, phone number). In such instances, you will know what personal data is collected by us, because you will have actively submitted it.

We automatically collect information during your use and navigation of the Website, including the URL of the website you came from, the browser software you use, your Internet Protocol (IP) address, IP ports, date/time of access, data transferred, pages visited, amount of time you spend on the Website and information about actions and transactions conducted on the Website.

If you use mobile application access to our Website, we may also collect technical information about your device (including device operating system version and device hardware), unique device identifiers (including device IP address), and, if you activate the relevant feature on your device, geolocation data. This data is generated and may be collected, as part of the standard operation of the Website.

We also use “cookies” to enhance and customize your experience of the Website. A cookie is a small text file that may be stored on your computer or device used to access the Website. You may set your browser software to reject cookies, but doing so may prevent us from offering conveniences or features on the Website. To reject cookies, refer to information about your specific browser software.

Use of Information. We use personal data that we collect about you through the Website to:

  • Provide requested services and information
  • Respond appropriately to your inquiries
  • Update your account, orders and transactions
  • Discharge our contractual obligations to you

Managing Cookies

Most browsers allow you to refuse to accept cookies and to delete cookies. The methods for doing so vary from browser to browser, and from version to version. However, you can obtain up-to-date information about blocking and deleting cookies via these links:

Blocking all cookies will have a negative impact upon the usability of many websites. If you block cookies, you will not be able to use all the features on our website.

To the extent permitted by applicable law, including in accordance with your consent where required by applicable law, we may engage in the following activities:

  • We may use your email address to send marketing emails to a designated email address. If you do not wish to receive such marketing emails, you may opt out by declining to receive such emails when registering or at other information collection points on the Website or by following opt-out instructions included in such emails.
  • We may collect personal data about you (namely, your position, specialty and publications) from publicly-available resources such as company, university, and publications websites, and combine it with personal data we have collected about you, to complete our customer profile of you in support of our sales and marketing activities.
  • We also perform statistical analyses of the users of our Website activity to improve the content, design and navigation of the Website. In these cases, we use aggregate or statistical data that cannot reasonably be used to identify you.

We will not disclose your personal data to third parties, except in the following circumstances and in accordance with applicable law:

  • With your consent.
  • To our affiliates, who work with us to improve our and their products, services and business practices.
  • As required by applicable law, including, without limitation, in response to any government or regulatory agency request, to cooperate with law enforcement investigations, or upon receipt of any court order.
  • To a prospective or actual purchaser or seller in the context of a merger, acquisition or other reorganization or sale of our business or assets.
  • To courts and public authorities to protect you, us, or third parties from harm, including fraud or instances where somebody’s physical safety is at risk.

Service providers acting on our behalf shall be obliged to adhere to confidentiality requirements no less protective than those described in this Online Privacy Statement and will only receive access to your personal data as necessary to perform their functions.

Uses and disclosures of personal data by third-party individuals and organizations acting on our behalf are governed by agreements that require personal data to be protected appropriately. In these cases, personal data about you will only be used and disclosed by us and individuals and organizations working on our behalf, in a manner consistent with this policy, other applicable privacy notices, and as explicitly permitted or required by applicable laws, rules and regulations.

Our third-party service providers are located in the United States and other jurisdictions.

We generally retain personal data for as long as needed for the specific business purpose or purposes for which it was collected. In some cases, we may be required to retain personal data for a longer period of time based on laws or regulations that apply to our business or for other necessary business purposes.

You may at any time request access to information that we hold about you; you may also request corrections, updates, or deletion of your information. We will make reasonable efforts to respond promptly to such requests in accordance with applicable laws. You can make a request by contacting inquiries@imcstips.com.

We take commercially reasonable technical, physical, and organizational steps to safeguard any information you provide and to protect it from unauthorized access, loss, misuse, or alteration. Although we take reasonable security precautions, no computer system or transmission of information can ever be completely secure or error-free, and you should not expect that your information will remain private under all circumstances. In addition, it is your responsibility to safeguard any passwords, ID numbers, or similarly individual information.

We reserve the right to change this Online Privacy Statement from time to time. We will alert you when changes have been made by indicating the date this Online Privacy Statement was last updated as the date the Online Privacy Statement became effective. It is recommended that you periodically revisit this Online Privacy Statement to learn of any changes.

If you have questions or comments about this Online Privacy Statement or how any information you submit is used, please contact inquiries@imcstips.com.

Last Updated: June 20, 2018