Terms of service and Privacy

Welcome to InnovationPulse!

Please read carefully this document. By using InnovationPulse’s website, software or services, you are agreeing to these terms and understanding our privacy policy.

Terms of service

For the purpose of this document, the terms website, software, and application refer interchangeably to the content and computer programs and algorithms we create and post online or upload to our servers (or the servers we rent) to accomplish InnovationPulse's mission: make systematic technology and competitive analysis insights accessible to everyone.

Insights are all forms of data and information we produce on innovation activity, including, for example, blog posts, metrics, tables and visualizations.

You agree to use our software only to obtain innovation insights to support R&D, marketing, sales or other decision making in your academic/non-profit research or commercial business (even if you happen to work in the competitive intelligence/analytics space).

You agree not to download, copy or scrape any part of our software, data, designs or layouts. But, you are welcome to copy and paste (or take screenshots of) charts, tables and other content from our dashboards or blog for the research purposes described above and as long as the decisions you are making based on that content don't relate to the design of products or services that directly or indirectly compete with ours.

You agree to cite the source of insights. If your work requires you to prepare presentations and documents that include insights directly obtained using our software and share them with your team, clients or the public, please give proper credit to our work using, for example: "Source: InnovationPulse.com" or the corresponding blog URL or similar citation.

We cannot make any promises but we make our best effort to produce insights that are as accurate and valuable as possible with the resources we have at hand.

We are not liable for any direct or indirect consequence of using our software. Some of the insights maybe experimental and be not yet fully developed and tested. Moreover, they may be based on incomplete data. For these reasons, we offer our services "as is" and any risk of using our software is assumed by you.

None of the insights or information provided by InnovationPulse are intended as investment, tax, accounting or legal advice, as an offer or solicitation of an offer to buy or sell, or as an endorsement, recommendation or sponsorship of any company, security, or fund.

Our software includes third party data and software. We do our best to properly acknowledge and give corresponding credits. In those cases, you'll need to refer to the third party's terms to know whether you can copy, redistribute, or make other use.

Privacy

InnovationPulse doesn't collect data about its users except for the user's name, e-mail address and affiliation, which are also shown as information in basic user profiles to help users connect with each other. These data are not shared with anyone else or used for any other purpose than accomplishing InnovationPulse's mission.

All the data generated by the interaction of users with InnovationPulse are securely stored, anonymized and/or aggregated, that is, it cannot be directly linked to any particular user. These data are not shared with anyone else or used for any other purpose than improving our software, which may include offering you more relevant insights.

For your convenience, you may also sign into our software using your LinkedIn account. InnovationPulse does not access the user's contact data when the user decides to sign in using LinkedIn. Only the user's name, e-mail address and headline are obtained to complete the registration process on InnovationPulse and create a basic profile to help users connect with each other.

Trademarks

InnovationPulse is a US trademark we own.

Thank you for your support. We hope the tools we build with so much passion are making your work much easier.

 

Last updated: May 2, 2018