Terms and Conditions

Last updated: September 7, 2022

This document describes the terms that will govern your use of the summary.com Website (“Website”) and all affiliated Soundview, Inc. (“Soundview”) services. Your use of this Website constitutes your acceptance of these terms. These terms may be amended from time to time at Soundview’s sole discretion. Any amended terms will be posted here, and will be in effect when posted. Your use of this Website following the posting of such amendments means that you accept the amendments.

The Website content (including graphical designs) is protected by federal intellectual property laws. You agree that you will not:

  1. Sell, distribute, license, or otherwise exploit, in whole or in part, any content included on this Website, unless you first obtain the prior written consent of Soundview;
  2. Copy, alter, translate, or otherwise modify any content included on this Website, unless you first obtain the prior written consent of Soundview;
  3. Remove or obscure the copyright notice appearing on any Website content or otherwise use any Website content in a manner that infringes Soundview’s rights;
  4. Modify, disassemble, decompile, reverse engineer, or apply any process, technique or procedure to ascertain or derive the source code, source listings, or any other proprietary information contained therein, except and only to the extent such activity is expressly permitted by applicable law;
  5. Use this Website or any of its services herein in any manner that is illegal, obscene, pornographic, misrepresentative, defamatory, or that infringes the intellectual property rights of any entity or individual; or
  6. Reveal to any third party any username, access code, or password to Soundview content, unless you first obtain the prior written consent of Soundview. You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your password and for all activities that occur under your password.

To discuss obtaining a multi-user license or any other permissions concerning use of any Website content, please contact Soundview’s Corporate Solutions Department at 484-730-1270 x1 or send an email to corporate@soundview.com.

Soundview makes every effort to ensure, but does not represent, that information contained on or obtained from this site is complete, accurate and timely. This Website is supplied to you on an “as is” basis without warranties or representations of any kind. The information contained in this Website is intended for the general information of the reader and should not be construed as legal or professional advice or opinion. Soundview makes no guarantee nor assumes any responsibility for information or its applicability regarding any specific or factual situation.

Soundview reserves the right to remove or replace previously published summaries or other content from the Website, including a subscriber’s Library, at any time for any reason whatsoever, including but not limited to reasons of product defect, obsolescence, and expiration of publisher permissions. All content that is delivered to a subscriber’s Library as part of their subscription will be archived and accessible to that subscriber as long as he/she maintains an active subscription to our publication.

Soundview strives to provide a safe and secure experience to visitors to our Website. The only personally identifiable information that we collect is information that you voluntarily provide to us. Collection of personally identifiable information is necessary to place an order, request the status of an order, subscribe to a Soundview publication or service, participate in an online survey, request e-newsletter subscriptions, and update account information. We use the personally identifiable information that you provide us to deliver products and services, maintain your account information and to personalize and enhance your visit to the Website by notifying you of products, services, and other information that we think may be of interest to you. The decision on whether to disclose personally identifiable information is up to you.

We also may gather certain non-personally identifiable information concerning subscriber or visitor use of the Website, such us the sections that you visit, the services that you access, the links that you use and the frequency of your visits. We use this non-personally identifiable information to provide a better and more efficient Website visit to you.

We also make use of current cookie technology to help our subscribers and visitors move more efficiently through our site. A cookie is information that is sent by our Website and stored on your computer’s hard drive or temporarily in your computer’s memory. When a subscriber or visitor signs onto our Website, we pass cookies to that user’s computer. We also use cookies to store our subscribers’ names and passwords. Using your browser settings, you can set your computer to warn you each time a cookie is being sent, or you can elect to turn off all cookies. Please understand that if you turn off the cookies, you will not have access to certain features of the Website, and some of our Website services might not function properly.

Trial Subscriptions

Free 3-Day Trial:
No payment or credit card information is necessary to begin a 3-Day Trial. When you sign up for a 3-Day Trial you unlock unlimited access to all available content on our Website. After the 3-Day Trial has ended, there is no additional commitment from you – we will not charge you or invoice you. We will keep you updated about new content and special offers via email.

7-Day Trial:
After your 7-Day Trial has concluded, we will automatically charge the payment method you provided to us at sign-up. At any point before the 7-Day Trial period ends, you may cancel it by visiting the Membership & Billing section of the My Account area of our website.

Continuous Service Program

For your convenience, we will continue to renew your subscription, without interruption, until you tell us to stop. For monthly subscriptions, we will charge your payment method on file each month. For annual subscriptions, approximately 30 days prior to the end of your annual term, you will receive a reminder email letting you know that your subscription is about to renew. On the anniversary date of your subscription, we will charge your payment method on file the rate currently in effect. If your payment method cannot be charged, we will contact you directly.

Money-Back Guarantee

If you are not satisfied with your subscription and you inform Soundview within 14 days of being charged, we will cancel your subscription and refund 100% of your purchase price. This Money-Back Guarantee does not apply to monthly subscriptions or to gift subscriptions.

You can request at any time to unsubscribe from our e-newsletters or promotional emails by following the instructions in the applicable e-newsletter or email. If you wish to permanently delete your account, you can do so by sending an email to service@summary.com. All account data will be deleted irrevocably.