Website usage

Optima, Inc. encourages the use of its data, photos, logos and multimedia products presented herein (collectively, the "Material"), for informational purposes only. All contents on this website are protected by copyright.

What can you do with Optima, Inc. published content (data, text and multimedia products?) You can copy, download or print content for your own use, and you can also include excerpts from Optima, Inc. publications, databases and multimedia products in your own documents, presentations, blogs, websites and teaching materials, provided that suitable acknowledgment of Optima, Inc. as source and copyright owner is given. You should cite the Title of the material, © Optima, Inc., publication year (if available) and page number or URL (uniform resource locator) as applicable.

All requests for commercial use rights should be submitted to

Linking to Optima, Inc. website(s)

In order to promote its work, and because the Internet is about linking, Optima, Inc. encourages a User who maintains an external website to include hyperlinks to to any of its satellite website(s) or to any of their pages (collectively "Optima, Inc. website(s)"), on that external site without having to ask prior permission under the following conditions:

These hyperlinks must not: infringe Optima, Inc.'s rights, in particular relating to its logo and intellectual property rights; be used for the promotion of an organization or company, or of any commercial products or services.

As a consequence, links to Optima, Inc. website(s) must appear clearly as such, i.e. with the complete and obvious Optima, Inc. URL; if you link to Optima, Inc. website(s), you must refrain from creating frames, or using other visual altering tools, around Optima, Inc. pages.

If you have further questions about linking to Optima, Inc. website(s), please feel free to send us an email at


INFORMATION ON THIS SITE IS PROVIDED ON AN "AS IS" AND "AS AVAILABLE" BASIS. Optima, Inc. makes every effort to ensure, but does not guarantee, the accuracy or completeness of the information on Optima, Inc. website(s). Our goal is to keep this information timely and accurate. If errors are brought to our attention, we will try to correct them.

Optima, Inc. may add, change, improve, or update the information of the website without notice. Optima, Inc. reserves its exclusive right in its sole discretion to alter, limit or discontinue part of this site. Under no circumstances shall Optima, Inc. be liable for any loss, damage, liability or expense suffered which is claimed to result from use of this site, including without limitation, any fault, error, omission, interruption or delay. Use of this site is at User's sole risk.

Information contained in Optima, Inc. website(s) does not imply the expression of any opinion whatsoever on the part of Optima, Inc. Secretariat concerning the legal status of any country or of its authorities. Its content and any map displayed are indeed without prejudice to the status of or sovereignty over any territory, to the delimitation of international frontiers and boundaries and to the name of any territory, city or area.

The mention of specific companies or certain products does not imply that they are endorsed or recommended by Optima, Inc. in preference to others of a similar nature that are not mentioned.

We make every effort to minimize disruption caused by technical errors. However some data or information on Optima, Inc. website(s) may have been created or structured in files or formats which are not error-free and we cannot guarantee that our service will not be interrupted or otherwise affected by such problems. Optima, Inc. accepts no responsibility with regards to such problems (failure of performance, computer virus, communication line failure, alteration of content, etc.) incurred as a result of using Optima, Inc. website(s) or any link to external sites.

If Optima, Inc. website(s) contain(s) message or communication facilities, the User shall not do any of the following: defame, abuse, harass, threaten or otherwise violate the legal rights of others; publish, post, distribute or disseminate any defamatory, infringing, obscene, indecent or unlawful material; upload or attach files that contain software of other material protected by intellectual property laws unless the User owns or controls the rights thereto or have received all necessary consents; upload or attach files that contain viruses, corrupted files, or any other similar software or programs that may damage the operation of another's computer; upload, e-mail, transmit or otherwise make available unsolicited advertising of any goods or services, or conduct or forward surveys, contests, "spam" or chain letters; etc.

The User specifically acknowledges and agrees that Optima, Inc. is not liable for any conduct of any other User, including, but not limited to, the types of conduct listed above.

Optima, Inc. website(s) may contain advice, opinions and statements from external websites. Hyperlinks to non-Optima, Inc. Internet sites do not imply any official endorsement of or responsibility for the opinions, ideas, data or products presented at these locations or guarantee the validity of the information provided. The sole purpose of links to other sites is to indicate further information available on related topics.

Optima, Inc. reserves the right to deny at its sole discretion any User access to Optima, Inc. website(s) or any portion thereof without notice.

For site security purpose and to ensure that Optima, Inc. website(s) remain(s) available to all users, it (they) employ(s) software programs to monitor network traffic to identify unauthorized attempts to upload or change information, or otherwise cause damage and to detect other possible security breaches.

Preservation of immunities

Nothing herein shall constitute or be considered to be a limitation upon or a waiver of the privileges and immunities of Optima, Inc. or of any related body or entity, which are specifically reserved.

Optima, Inc. Logos and Photos

Optima, Inc. encourages partners, media and other institutions to use its logos and photos when linking or referring to Optima, Inc. To receive graphic files and a user’s guide, please send your request to

All Optima, Inc. logo and photo reproductions must respect the current rules for use and Optima, Inc.’s corporate identity. Only the most recent version of the Optima, Inc. logo and/or photos should be used.

Optima, Inc. Logos and Photos for Authorship and Endorsement

If you wish to use the Optima, Inc. logo in association with sales, leasing, events or publications in a way that implies endorsement, partnership or authorship, you must obtain our written permission and agreement on how the logo will be used. If permission is granted, it is only granted for the specific sale, event/product requested; usage with another sale, event/product requires a new request.