Welcome to Research Matters’ website. If you continue to browse and use this website, you are agreeing to comply with and be bound by the following terms and conditions of use, which together with our Privacy Policy govern Research Matters’ affiliation with you as it relates to this website. If you disagree with any part of these terms and conditions, please do not use our website.


The terms Research Matters, us, or we refer to the owner of the website whose registered name is Research Matters, LLC. The term you refers to the user or viewer of our website. The use of this website is subject to the following terms of use.


This website contains material which is owned by or licensed to Research Matters. This material includes, but is not limited to, downloadable PDF documents and the website text, design, layout, look, appearance, and graphics, and is subject to copyright and other intellectual property rights under the law. You agree that you will not, without permission, reproduce, distribute, or make derivative works of the website or any of its contents without the express written consent of Research Matters.


Content used for any purpose must maintain unaltered copyright and other proprietary notices, including attribution to Research Matters as the source of the content. Content may not be re-posted, framed, or mirrored on any other web sites or computer networks without specific approval from Research Matters.


If you would like to use material featured on this website, such as publications (e.g. articles, white papers, research reports, presentations), test items, instructional support materials, or data collection instruments (e.g. questionnaires, interview protocols), submit a detailed request in writing to request@researchmattersllc.com. Your request must include: 1) Your contact information including your full name, affiliation, email address, and telephone number; 2) Title and author (if applicable) of the material(s) for which you are requesting permission to use; and 3) A detailed description of how you intend to use these materials. Research Matters will provide a written response within 10 business days.


All trademarks reproduced in this website which are not the property of or licensed to Research Matters are acknowledged on the website.


Unauthorized use of this website may give rise to a claim for damages and/or be a criminal offense.


Your use of any information or materials on this website is entirely at your own risk, for which we shall not be liable. It shall be your own responsibility to ensure that any products, services, or information available through this website meet your specific requirements.


Neither we nor any third parties provide any warranty or guarantee as to the accuracy, timeliness, performance, completeness, or suitability of the information and materials found or offered on this website for any particular purpose. You acknowledge that such information and materials may contain inaccuracies or errors and we expressly exclude liability for any such inaccuracies or errors to the fullest extent permitted by law.


This website may include links to other websites. These links are provided for your convenience to provide further information. They do not signify that we endorse the website(s). We have no responsibility for the content of the linked website(s).


If you volunteer to participate in our research, you will have to create an account by creating a login and password and providing personal information (such as name, e-mail address, address, and phone number). You may not use another person’s account. You agree not to share your password with other individuals or otherwise allow other individuals to access your account. When creating your account, you agree to provide accurate and complete information to Research Matters. By creating an account, you consent to the collection, processing, and use of your data by Research Matters. For further information on privacy of data collected for research purposes, please refer to our Privacy Policy for Participation in Research. You are solely responsible for the activity that occurs on or in connection with your account, and you agree to make all reasonable efforts to keep your account password secure. You agree to notify Research Matters immediately of any breach of security or unauthorized use of your account. Research Matters may terminate a user’s account at its sole discretion at any time.


The content of the pages of this website and the Terms of Use are subject to change without notice. Your continued use of the site after any such changes constitutes your continued agreement to be bound by the modified Terms of Use.


Your use of this website and any dispute arising out of such use of the website is subject to the laws of the state of Maine in The United States of America.