Conditions of Use

Bylaws: All IFPS Members may request a copy of the IFPS Bylaws; e-mail Donna Pollander, IFPS Executive Director.
E-mail address usage

IFPS encourages open communication between our members. We respectfully ask that your member-to-member communications keep to industry-related questions. Utilizing members’ email addresses for any type of solicitation is strictly prohibited and will result in the revocation of your membership. IFPS does not allow members to use members’ contact information to send job solicitations, spam, or threats. If you are found in violation of the IFPS e-mail policy, you may be subject to a revocation of your IFPS membership.

If you have any questions about privacy and security at IFPS, please e-mail Donna Pollander, IFPS Executive Director.

Copyright Notice

All pages contained on the IFPS Web site,, electronically produced and published articles, databases, and ancillary scripting software are copyrighted by IFPS. The IFPS is a not-for-profit corporation. All rights reserved. Reproduction of any IFPS page, in any form, is strictly prohibited without prior written permission from the publisher or IFPS Director. Permission is granted to copy pages, links, and other materials that make up the IFPS Web site for private, personal use only. All other permission requests should be made here.

Third-Party Content

Original authors of all original materials on the IFPS Website retain the copyright of their own works. These materials may be removed upon request to the Webmaster, and such requests will be fulfilled by IFPS immediately. All rights are reserved by the authors for the use and display of their works. IFPS is always interested in protecting the ownership and intellectual rights of authors. All other company and/or product names and/or content are trademarked, registered trademarked, or copyrighted by their respective owners.

Discussion Forums - Social Media

The Social Media forums on the IFPS Web site are moderated.  Accordingly, users will be held directly and solely responsible for the content of messages that are posted. The Webmaster will perform an administrative review to delete messages that are off-topic or irrelevant, serve as advertisements, or seem otherwise inappropriate. IFPS has full discretion to delete messages. Users are encouraged to read the Social Media Forum rules displayed in each discussion forum first before participating in that forum.


Although IFPS strives for the highest quality in the resources offered here, unless otherwise noted, the IFPS is not responsible for the validity or accuracy of the material presented on the IFPS Web site. Materials on the IFPS Web site are thought to be accurate, but no warranties, express or implied, are made. IFPS disclaims any warranty of merchantability or warranty of fitness for a particular purpose. IFPS will not be held liable for any direct, consequential, or other damages resulting from the negligence of IFPS or its agents. Use of this Web site constitutes understanding and acceptance of these provisions.