Terms of Use

Use of the Metallic Materials Properties Development and Standardization (MMPDS) website (Site) is subject to the terms and conditions shown below. By using this Site, you affirm that you are at least 18 years of age or an emancipated minor and fully able and competent to agree to the Terms of Use. Any use of this Site constitutes the user’s agreement to abide by these terms and conditions. IF YOU DO NOT AGREE TO BE BOUND BY THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF THIS SITE, PLEASE DO NOT USE OR ACCESS THIS SITE.

General Disclaimer & Limitation of Liability

BATTELLE MEMORIAL INSTITUTE, ITS AFFILIATES, SUBSIDIARIES, AND THEIR RESPECTIVE TRUSTEES, DIRECTORS, OFFICERS, AND EMPLOYEES (HEREINAFTER COLLECTIVELY REFERRED TO AS BATTELLE) DO NOT MAKE ANY EXPRESS OR IMPLIED WARRANTIES OR GUARANTEES INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, ANY WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE IN REGARD TO THE ACCURACY, COMPLETENESS OR USEFULNESS OF ANY INFORMATION, DATA, APPARATUS, PRODUCT OR PROCESS, ETC. (HEREINAFTER COLLECTIVELY REFERRED TO AS INFORMATION) DISCLOSED ON OR AVAILABLE THROUGH THIS SITE. FURTHER, BATTELLE SHALL NOT BE LIABLE TO ANY USER OR ANYONE ELSE FOR DAMAGES OF ANY KIND OR NATURE INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, ANY CONSEQUENTIAL,INDIRECT, OR SPECIAL DAMAGES ARISING OUT OF ANY USE OF, ATTEMPTED USE OF, OR INABILITY TO USE THIS SITE OR THE INFORMATION CONTAINED ON OR AVAILABLE THROUGH THIS SITE.

Operation of Site

This Site is monitored to assure proper operation, verify the functioning of applicable security features, and for other business-related purposes. Anyone using this Site expressly consents to such monitoring. Unauthorized attempts to modify any information stored on this Site, to defeat or circumvent security features of this Site, or to use this Site or the information contained on or available through this Site in an unlawful or inappropriate manner is strictly prohibited and may result in civil liability and/or criminal prosecution.

Copyright

The copyright notice shown on the Site is incorporated by reference into the Terms of Use.

Links to Other Sites

Users may through hypertext or other computer “links” gain access to other sites on the Internet that are not part of this Site. When you link to another site, you are no longer on this Site and are subject to the privacy policy, if any, of the linked site. You should review the privacy policy of every site you visit. Battelle is not responsible for the practices employed by sites linked to or from this Site nor the information or content contained therein.


Privacy Policy

Battelle operates the https://www.mmpds.org Site. This Privacy Policy describes how we collect, use and store information about visitors to this Site.

Collection and Use. Personally identifiable information may be collected only to the extent that you voluntarily provide it. This information will be used for the purposes stated on the Site such as to contact you or allow you access to Member information.

Sharing of Information. Battelle may share your information with the Federal Aviation Administration and its industry partners. To the extent required by law, there may be situations where we must disclose your information to additional third parties.

Security and Retention. The security of your information is important to us. Your information is retained as necessary to respond to your inquiry or provide Member benefits through the Site. Battelle uses commercially acceptable methods to protect your information. Unfortunately, no data transmission over the Internet or method of electronic storage is 100% secure. Therefore, Battelle can not guarantee its absolute security.

Log Data. Like many site operators, Battelle may collect certain information whenever you visit this Site (Log Data). This Log Data may include information such as your computer’s Internet Protocol (IP) address, browser type, browser version, the pages of our Site that you visit, the time and date of your visit, the time spent on those pages and other statistics.

Cookies. Cookies are files with small pieces of data that are sent to your browser from a website and stored on your computer’s hard drive. Cookies can remember what information a user accesses on one web page to simplify subsequent interactions with that website by the same user or to use information to streamline the user’s transactions on related web pages. Like many sites, Battelle may use cookies to collect information. You can instruct your browser to refuse all cookies or to indicate when a cookie is being sent. However, if you do not accept cookies, you may not be able to use some portions of this Site.

Changes to Terms of Use or Privacy Policy

We may update the Terms of Use and/or the Privacy Policy for this Site periodically. We will notify you of any changes by posting the new Terms of Use or Privacy Policy on the Site. You should review the Terms of Use and the Privacy Policy periodically for any changes.

 

Miscellaneous

The Terms of Use and the Privacy Policy for this Site are governed by the laws of the State of Ohio without regard to choice of law principles.

If any provision of the Terms of Use or the Privacy Policy is held to be invalid or unenforceable, such provision shall be invalid but the remaining provisions are enforceable.

Headings used in the Terms of Use or the Privacy Policy are for reference purposes only and are not to be used to interpret the section.

Battelle’s failure to exercise or delay in exercising any provision, right or remedy provided under the Terms of Use, Privacy Policy, or law shall not constitute a waiver of that or any other provision, right or remedy, nor shall it preclude or restrict any further exercise of that or any other provision, right, or remedy. 

Sections referring to General Disclaimer & Limitation of Liability, Operation of Site, Copyright, and Miscellaneous shall survive any termination or expiration of the Terms of Use or Privacy Policy.

 

Questions or Comments?

If you have questions or comments regarding the Site, Terms of Use, or Privacy Policy, please send an email message to mmpds@battelle.org.