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Usage Policy

iThenticate and its services are maintained by Turnitin, LLC ["Licensor"], and offered to you, the user ["User"], conditioned on your acceptance without modification of the terms, conditions, and notices contained herein. Your use of this web site constitutes your agreement to all such terms, conditions, and notices.

You may not modify, copy, distribute, transmit, display, perform, reproduce, publish, license, create derivative works from, transfer, or sell any information, software, products or services obtained from this web site. A user may not market, rent, lease, or re-license the licensed programs or services, or use the licensed programs or services for third party commercial use, commercial timesharing, or service bureau use.

Copyright and trademark notices

All contents of this web site are: Copyright (c) 1998-2021 Turnitin, LLC, Turnitin Corporation and/or its suppliers. All rights are reserved. Turnitin, LLC and other names of Turnitin products and/or services referenced herein are trademarks or intended to be registered trademarks of Turnitin Corporation. Other product and company names mentioned herein may be the trademarks of their respective owners. The user agrees not to alter, merge, modify or adapt the Licensed Programs or Services, or the Documentation in any way or remove or obscure Licensor's copyright or trademark notices. In particular, the user agrees not to cause or permit the disassembly, recompilation, or reverse engineering of any Licensed Program. In jurisdictions where a right to reverse engineer is provided by law unless information is available about products in order to achieve interoperability, functional compatibility, or similar objectives, the user agrees to submit a detailed written proposal to Licensor concerning User's information needs before engaging in reverse engineering. Licensor is the owner of, or has the rights to distribute, all of the software components of the Licensed Programs or Services, the forms generated by the Licensed Programs or Services, and the Documentation for the Licensed Programs or Services. The Licensed Programs and the Documentation are also protected under applicable copyright laws and User's right to use the Licensed Programs and the Documentation is limited to the terms and conditions set forth in this Agreement. Any use of the Licensed Programs by the U.S. Government, including but not limited to any Educational Institutions under its jurisdiction or under the corresponding States' jurisdiction, is subject to 'restricted rights' as that term is defined in FAR 52.227-19(c)(2) or DFAR 252.227.7013(c)(1) (if used in a defense related agency). A web site user does not acquire any rights, express or implied, in the Licensed Programs, other than those specified in this Agreement.

Liability disclaimer

In no event does Licensor warrant that the licensed programs or services, related documentation, or other related services will satisfy a user's requirements, be without errors, or that all licensed program errors will be corrected. Operation of the licensed programs is not guaranteed to be uninterrupted and may be subject to technical upgrades, enhancements, improvements and revisions.

The information published and services offered on iThenticate may include typographical errors or inaccuracies. Changes are periodically added to the information to the web site. Turnitin, LLC and/or its respective suppliers make no representations about the suitability of the information, software, products, and services contained on this web site for any purpose. All such information, software, products, and services are provided "as is" without warranty of any kind. Turnitin, LLC and/or its respective suppliers hereby disclaim all warranties and conditions with regard to this information, software, products, and services, including all implied warranties and conditions of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, title, and non-infringement. In no event shall Turnitin, LLC and/or its suppliers be liable for any direct, indirect, punitive, incidental, special, or consequential damages arising out of or in any way connected with the use of this web site or with the delay or inability to use this web site, or for any information, software, products, and services obtained through this web site, or otherwise arising out of the use of this web site, whether based n contract, tort, strict liability or otherwise, even if Turnitin, inc. Or any of its suppliers has been advised of the possibility of damages. Because some states/jurisdictions do not allow the exclusion or limitation of liability for consequential or incidental damages, the above limitation may not apply to you. User's exclusive remedy, and licensor's entire liability for any breach of warranty, shall be: for licensed programs or services - at the option of the licensor - either correction of the error that caused the breach of warranty, or refund of the license fees (or the applicable proportion of the total fee thereof) paid to licensor for the non-performing licensed program, service, or re-performance of the services.

No unlawful or prohibited use

As a condition of your use of this web site, you warrant to Turnitin, LLC that you will not use this web site for any purpose that is unlawful or prohibited by these terms, conditions, and notices.

Links to third party sites

This Web site may contain hyperlinks to web sites operated by parties other than Turnitin, LLC. Such hyperlinks are provided for your reference only. Turnitin, LLC does not control such web sites and is not responsible for their contents. Turnitin' inclusion of hyperlinks to such web sites does not imply any endorsement of the material on such web sites or any association with their operators.

Modification of these terms and conditions

Turnitin, LLC reserves the right to change the terms, conditions, and notices under which this Web site is offered.


This agreement is governed by the laws of the State of California, U.S.A. You hereby consent to the exclusive jurisdiction and venue of courts in Alameda County, California, U.S.A., in all disputes arising out of or relating to the use of this web site. Use of this web site is unauthorized in any jurisdiction that does not give effect to all provisions of these terms and conditions, including without limitation this paragraph. You agree that no joint venture, partnership, employment or agency relationship exists between you and Turnitin, LLC as a result of this agreement or use of this web site. Turnitin' performance of this agreement is subject to existing laws and legal process, and nothing contained in this agreement is in derogation of Turnitin' right to comply with law enforcement requests or requirements relating to your use of this web site or information provided to or gathered by Turnitin' with respect to such use. If any part of this agreement is determined to be invalid or unenforceable pursuant to applicable law including, but not limited to, the warranty disclaimers and liability limitations set forth above, then the invalid or unenforceable provision will be deemed superseded by a valid, enforceable provision that most closely matches the intent of the original provision; the remainder of the agreement shall continue in effect. This agreement constitutes the entire agreement between the user and Turnitin' with respect to usage of this web site and it supersedes all prior communications and proposals, whether electronic, oral, or written, between the user and Turnitin' with respect to usage of this web site. A printed version of this agreement and of any notice given in electronic form shall be admissible in judicial or administrative proceedings based upon or relating to this agreement to the same extent and subject to the same conditions as other business documents and records originally generated and maintained in printed form.

Fictitious names of companies, products, people, characters, and/or data mentioned herein are not intended to represent any real individual, company, product, or event.

Any rights not expressly granted herein are reserved

By using the iThenticate service, the user of iThenticate acknowledges that he or she has read this Agreement, understands it and agrees to be bound by its terms and conditions. As provided in the Digital Millennium Copyright Act of 1998, we have designated the following individual for notification of potential copyright infringement regarding Web sites hosted by iThenticate:

George Mazzotta
Chief Financial Officer

If you believe content hosted by iThenticate infringes a copyright, please provide the following information to the person identified above (17 U.S.C. § 512):

  • A physical or electronic signature of the copyright owner or authorized agent;
  • Identification of the copyrighted work(s) claimed to have been infringed;
  • Identification of the material that is claimed to be infringing or to be the subject of the infringing activity and that is to be removed or access to which is to be disabled, and information reasonably sufficient to permit us to locate the material;
  • Information regarding how we may contact you (e.g., mailing address,telephone number, e-mail address);
  • A statement that the copyright owner or its authorized agent has a good faith belief that use of the material in the manner complained of is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law; and
  • A statement that the information in the notification is accurate, and made under penalty of perjury, and, if an agent is providing the notification, a statement that the agent is authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed.