Insight Meditation Society (IMS) maintains this website, any courses offered, and other linked and related sites (the “Site”) for the use of its students, customers, and other Site users (“Users”) upon agreement to the following terms. Please read the terms carefully before using the Site. Use of this website indicates acceptance of these “Terms of Use” and forms a binding agreement between you and IMS. If you do not agree to these terms, do not use this Site.

1. Use of Site

IMS provides various materials, information, community discussion groups, articles, news and other information on this and related sites and in courses offered through this site (the “Materials”). IMS authorizes each User to view one copy of the Materials. One copy of Downloadable Materials may be downloaded provided that Users make no modifications to the Materials and you retain other proprietary notices contained in the original Materials on any copies of the Materials. Users may not modify the Materials at this Site in any way or reproduce, share or distribute them. Users will not sell, auction, loan, rent, give away, or otherwise distribute the Materials or their contents, to any other person or entity. Any breach of these Terms of Use automatically terminates your authorized use of the Site.


2. Trademark and Copyright

IMS, and certain other brands, trademarks, and service marks are marks of IMS. The Materials on this Site are copyrighted, and any unauthorized use of any Materials on this Site may violate copyright, trademark, and other laws.

3. Hyperlinks

Links to external websites are provided solely as a convenience to you. IMS has not reviewed all of these external websites, does not control, and is not responsible for any of these sites or their content. If you decide to access any of the external websites linked to this Site, you do so entirely at your own risk.

4. No Warranty

The Materials provided at this site are provided “as is” without any warranties of any kind including warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, or non-infringement of intellectual property. IMS further does not warrant the accuracy and completeness of the Materials at this Site. IMS may make changes to the Materials at this Site, or to the services and prices described in them, at any time without notice. The Materials at this Site may be out of date, and IMS makes no commitment to update the Materials at this Site.

5. Limitation of Liability

In no event will IMS, its suppliers, or other third parties mentioned at this Site be liable for any damages whatsoever arising out of the use, inability to use, or the results of the use of this Site, any websites liked to this Site, or the Materials or information contained at any or all such sites, whether based on warranty, contract, tort or any other legal theory and whether or not advised of the possibility of such damages. If your use of the Materials or information from this Site results in the need for servicing, repair or correction of equipment or data, you assume all costs thereof.

6. Applicable Law

The Terms of Use are governed by the laws of the province of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, U.S.A. Failure to enforce strict performance of the Terms of Use of Use shall not be construed as a waiver of any provision or right. IMS may assign its rights and duties under the Terms of Use without notice to any party at any time.

7. Effective Date and Updates

The Terms are effective as of May 18, 2021, and are subject to change without notice by IMS at any time. Please check for changes regularly. Your use of this Site after such changes constitutes your agreement to such changes.