Website General Terms


By using this site, viewing any of its pages or using any of its features or services, you agree to be bound by Terms and Conditions of Use for the Intercultural Conflict Style Inventory (“ICS”) located on the Create an Account Page (the “Account Page Terms and Conditions”), the Website General Terms (the “General Terms”), the ICS Refund Policy (the “Refund Policy”) and the ICS Privacy Policy (the “Privacy Policy”). The Account Page Terms and Conditions, the General Terms, and the Privacy Policy are collectively referred to herein as the (“Terms”).The Terms shall govern your use of and access to the Website.

Services under these Terms of Use include but are not limited to, training, consulting, coaching, assessment, research, management and organizational development Services for consumers and businesses and business services offered to you directly by ICS Inventory, LLC. This Site and any of the services provided by ICS Inventory, LLC in connection with this Site (the “Services”) are being provided to you expressly subject to these Terms of Use.

Failure to abide by these Terms may result in your suspension or termination of your use of the Website.


All of the information and content on the website, including but not limited to text, graphics, design, software, software applications, source code, images, video and audio files, and photos, logos (“Content”) is owned, copyrighted, or licensed by us, except as otherwise expressly stated, and are protected by U.S. copyright laws.

You may do the following:

  • Create an account to order and access the ICS Inventory
  • Hyperlink to our website subject to approval
  • Instruct your clients to our site to complete the ICS Inventory online assessment

You may not copy, display, distribute, transfer, link to, reproduce, license, frame, alter, create derivative works of or republish all or any portion of the Site for any commercial or public purpose without ICS Inventory, LLC’s prior written consent.

To obtain prior written consent, visit our permission request form page.


Your use of the Website and use of personally identifiable information, including your email that we may collect, is subject to the ICS Inventory’s Privacy Policy, which is incorporated into the Terms and Conditions by reference.


The materials on this Website are provided for general informational purpose only and are not intended as a training module for delivery of the ICS materials by other individuals. ICS expressly disclaims all warranties of any kind in regard to use of the Website, whether express or implied, including, but not limited to, implied warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose in your use of the Website. By way of example and without limitation, the Company makes no warranty that (i) the operation of the Website will meet the user's requirements; (ii) access to the Website will be uninterrupted, timely, secure, free of “viruses” or other harmful components, or free of errors; (iii) the results that may be obtained from the use of the Website will be accurate or reliable; or (iv) defects will be corrected. You (and not the Company) assume the entire cost of all servicing, repair, or correction that may be necessary for your computer equipment and software as a result of any viruses, errors or other problems you may have as a result of visiting this website.

ICS does not warrant or make any representations regarding the use or the results of the use of the content on the Website in terms of its correctness, accuracy, reliability, or otherwise. The content on the Website could include technical inaccuracies or typographical errors. This content could become inaccurate as a result of developments occurring after publication. ICS undertakes no obligation to keep any such information current.

ICS Inventory, LLC expressly disclaims any and all liability whatsoever for the errors or omissions of any person using and/or interpreting the ICS materials including but not limited to: as part of a presentation, course, workshop, coaching or developmental intervention.

The use of the Website and the materials contained herein are offered on an “as is” basis and without warranties of any kind.


ICS shall not be liable to you or any third party for any damages, injury, or loss, including any direct, special, incidental, consequential, or punitive damages, or lost profits, arising out of or in connection with the use or performance of the Website, of information available on the Website (or any other linked website). By way of example and without limitation, in connection with your use of the Website, ICS shall not be liable for damages or injury caused by error, omission, interruption, defect, failure of performance, delay in operation or transmission, line failure, computer virus or other harmful component.


From time to time, as a convenience for you, ICS may provide links to third-party websites, or permit third parties to link to the Website. Links to or from a third-party site, whether provided by ICS, do not imply any affiliation between ICS and the third-party site owner, or an endorsement, approval, or verification by ICS of any content available on such third-party sites. ICS does not periodically review these third-party sites, and is not responsible or liable for the accuracy or completeness of the content on any such third-party site. By providing access to other websites, ICS is not recommending the purchase or sale of products or services provided by the sponsoring organization of any linked site. Subject to the terms of applicable service or other agreements, ICS will remove any link from the Website upon request from the owner of the linked site. When you click on any third party links, you may leave the Website. Any personal information you submit on the resulting website will not be collected or controlled by ICS, and will be subject to the privacy policy of the resulting website. Please review the privacy policy of the resulting website for more information on their privacy practices.


We reserve the right at our sole discretion to temporarily suspend, permanently suspend or terminate your use of the Website at any time, for any reason.

The Intercultural Conflict Style Inventory® (ICS®) is protected by copyright and is the proprietary property of Mitchell R. Hammer, Ph.D., and ICS Inventory, LLC. Intercultural Conflict Style Inventory (ICS) are registered trademarks of Mitchell R. Hammer, Ph.D., and ICS Inventory, LLC.

You may not use, copy, display, distribute, modify or reproduce any of the trademarks found on the Site except and as expressly authorized by ICS Inventory, LLC. Any permitted materials must be marked “Copyright © 2003-2015 ICS Inventory, LLC all rights reserved.”

No part of the ICS Online or Printed Assessment, ICS Online or Printed Interpret Guide and Report Download, ICS Online or Printed Facilitator’s Manual Download (including any visual image or sound clip or file) may be reproduced, stored in a retrieval system, or transmitted in any form or by any means known or may be known in the future, including but not limited to, electronic, mechanical, photocopying, recording, screen shots, or otherwise, without the express written permission from ICS Willful infringement of ICS’ copyrights may subject you to statutory damages of up to $150,000.00 per infringement.


Intercultural Conflict Style Inventory® and ICS® are registered trademarks in the United States and/or other countries of Mitchell R. Hammer, Ph.D., and ICS Inventory, LLC. ICS Inventory, LLC’s trademarks may not be used in connection with any product or service that is not ICS Inventory, LLC’s, in any manner that is likely to cause confusion among customers, or in any manner that disparages or discredits ICS Inventory, LLC.


By submitting to these Terms, you agree not to transmit any material that contains “viruses” or any other computer code, software, files or programs that might interrupt, limit, or interfere with the functionality of any computer software, hardware, database or file, or equipment that is owned, leased, or use by us.


We reserve the right at our sole discretion to temporarily suspend, permanently suspend, or terminate your use of the website at any time.


Any waiver by the use of strict compliance with any of these Terms shall not be deemed a waiver of any other provisions hereof and shall not be deemed a waiver of any of our rights, privileges, claims, or remedies, including our right to insist on strict compliance thereafter.


The Terms shall be governed by and construed and interpreted in accordance with the laws of the State of Maryland, without regard to principles of conflicts of law. You hereby agree and consent to the jurisdiction of the courts of Montgomery County, Maryland, or the U.S. District Court of Maryland, Southern Division as the proper venues for any litigation arising out of any dealings or transactions between you and ICS.


The provisions of these Terms are severable and in the event any provision is held to be unenforceable, the remaining provisions will continue in full force and effect.