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Terms of service

The following terms and conditions govern all use of Rational BI and all content, services and products available at or through Rational BI. Rational BI service is offered subject to your acceptance without modification of all of the terms and conditions contained herein and all other operating rules and policies.

These terms of service may be replaced by terms specified as part of an enterprise contract.

Please read this Agreement carefully before accessing or using the Rational BI. By accessing or using any part of the web site, you agree to become bound by the terms and conditions of this agreement. If you do not agree to all the terms and conditions of this agreement, then you may not access Rational BI or use any services.

Rational BI is available only to individuals who are at least 13 years old.

Your Rational BI Account

If you create an account on Rational BI, you are responsible for maintaining the security of your account and you are fully responsible for all activities that occur under the account. You must immediately notify Rational BI of any unauthorized uses of your account or any other breaches of security. Rational BI will not be liable for any acts or omissions by you, including any damages of any kind incurred as a result of such acts or omissions.

Responsibility of Contributors

If you post material to Rational BI or otherwise make (or allow any third party to make) material available by means of Rational BI (any such material, “Content”), You are entirely responsible for the content of, and any harm resulting from, that Content. By making Content available, you represent and warrant that:

  • the downloading, copying and use of the Content will not infringe the proprietary rights, including but not limited to the copyright, patent, trademark or trade secret rights, of any third party;
  • if your employer has rights to intellectual property you create, you have either (i) received permission from your employer to post or make available the Content, including but not limited to any software, or (ii) secured from your employer a waiver as to all rights in or to the Content;
  • you have fully complied with any third-party licenses relating to the Content, and have done all things necessary to successfully pass through to end users any required terms;
  • your content is not named in a manner that misleads your readers into thinking that you are another person or company; and

Payment and Renewal

Optional paid services or upgrades may be available on Rational BI. When utilizing an optional paid service or upgrade, you agree to pay Rational BI the monthly or annual subscription fees indicated. Payments will be charged on a pre-pay basis on the day you begin utilizing the service or upgrade and will cover the use of that service or upgrade for a monthly or annual subscription period as indicated. These fees are not refundable.

Responsibility of Website Visitors

Rational BI has not reviewed, and cannot review, all of the material posted to Rational BI, and cannot therefore be responsible for that material’s content, use or effects. Rational BI does not represent or imply that it endorses the material there posted, or that it believes such material to be accurate, useful or non-harmful. Rational BI may contain content that is offensive, indecent, or otherwise objectionable, as well as content containing technical inaccuracies, typographical mistakes, and other errors.

Rational BI may also contain material that violates the privacy or publicity rights, or infringes the intellectual property and other proprietary rights, of third parties, or the downloading, copying or use of which is subject to additional terms and conditions, stated or unstated. Rational BI disclaims any responsibility for any harm resulting from the use by visitors of Rational BI, or from any downloading by those visitors of content there posted. If you discover such information on Rational BI, please contact us immediately.


Rational BI reserves the right to display attribution links such as 'Powered by Rational BI'.


Rational BI may terminate your access to all or any part of Rational BI at any time, with or without cause, with or without notice, effective immediately. If you wish to terminate this Agreement or your Rational BI account (if you have one), you may simply discontinue using Rational BI. All provisions of this Agreement which by their nature should survive termination shall survive termination, including, without limitation, ownership provisions, warranty disclaimers, indemnity and limitations of liability.

Disclaimer of Warranties

Rational BI is provided "as is". Rational BI and its suppliers and licensors hereby disclaim all warranties of any kind, express or implied, including, without limitation, the warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose and non-infringement. Neither Rational BI nor its suppliers and licensors, makes any warranty that Rational BI will be error free or that access thereto will be continuous or uninterrupted. You understand that you download from, or otherwise obtain content or services through, Rational BI at your own discretion and risk.

Limitation of Liability

In no event will Rational BI, or its suppliers or licensors, be liable with respect to any subject matter of this agreement under any contract, negligence, strict liability or other legal or equitable theory for: (i) any special, incidental or consequential damages; (ii) the cost of procurement for substitute products or services; (iii) for interruption of use or loss or corruption of data; or (iv) for any amounts that exceed the fees paid by you to Rational BI under this agreement during the twelve (12) month period prior to the cause of action. Rational BI shall have no liability for any failure or delay due to matters beyond their reasonable control. The foregoing shall not apply to the extent prohibited by applicable law.

General Representation and Warranty

You represent and warrant that (i) your use of Rational BI will be in strict accordance with the Rational BI Privacy Policy with this Agreement and with all applicable laws and regulations (including without limitation any local laws or regulations in your country, state, city, or other governmental area, regarding online conduct and acceptable content, and including all applicable laws regarding the transmission of technical data exported from the country in which this website resides or the country in which you reside) and (ii) your use of Rational BI will not infringe or misappropriate the intellectual property rights of any third party.


You agree to indemnify and hold harmless Rational BI, its contractors, and its licensors, and their respective directors, officers, employees and agents from and against any and all claims and expenses, including attorneys’ fees, arising out of your use of Rational BI, including but not limited to your violation of this Agreement.