Terms of Use

Use of is subject to the terms and conditions defined below.

Unless otherwise indicated, the contents of this web site are the property of interRAI and are protected, without limitation, pursuant to U.S. copyright and trademark laws.
This Web site is provided “as is.” Although great care is taken to ensure the integrity and quality of this service and the information herein, interRAI makes no warranty as to the accuracy or completeness of any information on this Web site or those to which it links and accepts no responsibility or liability for any inaccuracy or errors or omissions, or for any damage or injury to persons or property arising out of accessing or use of any content, files, software, and other materials, instructions, methods, or ideas contained on this Web site or in the material accessed from it.

Information on this Web site is subject to change without notice.

For information on how interRAI protects the privacy of visitors to its Web site, please see our Privacy Policy, below.  If you have questions, please contact us at The e-mail address of the sender is used by us only for purposes directly related to the response.

Updated May 29, 2012

This privacy statement discloses the privacy practices for only.

To view the Privacy Policy for the interRAI Publications Print Catalog, click here . To view the Privacy Policy for interRAI ebooks and the interRAI ebookstore, click here.

We respect the privacy of visitors to our Web site. Anyone can visit our Web site without revealing his or her name or personal information, and we do not use any devices that detect personally identifying information about visitors to our site.

If users have questions or concerns regarding this statement, they should contact us at The e-mail address of the sender is used by us only for purposes directly related to the response. interRAI will not license or sell your information to advertisers or other third parties.

Linking to Other Sites

This Web site may contain links to other sites. Please be aware that interRAI is not responsible for the privacy practices of other sites. We encourage our users to be aware when they leave the interRAI site and to read the privacy statements of every Web site that collects personally identifiable information. This privacy statement applies solely to information collected by interRAI at this site.


interRAI uses Constant Contact ™, a third-party vendor, to manage our mailing list and distribute our quarterly newsletters. Please see their Web site for more information. If you choose to sign up for our newsletter, you will be taken to their Web site to enter your contact information. Please check their Terms of Use and Privacy Policy for reassurance that they employ reasonable technical, administrative and physical safeguards to protect the confidentiality and security of your personal information, and that they use industry-recognized technical safeguards, such as firewalls, and have adopted and implemented security procedures to protect your information from loss, misuse or unauthorized alteration. To view their complete privacy statement, click here.

Changes to Privacy Policy

This policy is subject to change without notice.  This page will be updated to reflect any changes to our policy, so that our users can remain aware of what information we collect, how we use it, and under what circumstances, if any, we disclose it. Use of this site after such changes have been made signifies the user's acceptance of the changed terms.


We take your privacy seriously; please let us know if you have any questions or comments regarding our Web site or this policy, directing questions or feedback to

Guidelines for the Use of
interRAI Intellectual Property

Updated January 27, 2021

Contracts. interRAI's intellectual property use is governed by contracts and licenses. To discuss the specific use you have in mind, please send an email to

Use in Publication. interRAI publishes manuals that are available for purchase through two methods:

  • Paper manuals can be ordered through the interRAI website (click on "Buy Books" on the interRAI home page, or go directly to Volume discounts are available.
  • Electronic manuals are available for purchase as downloaded files or subscription access (click on "Buy Books" on, or go directly to You can review free selections of manuals prior to buying. Electronic copies can be downloaded to a single computer or mobile device and will not be able to be either copied or printed. Online institutional subscriptions are also available.

Use in Software. interRAI licenses its content, its intellectual property, to software vendors; contracting terms are available at Licensed vendors may access electronic files of the manuals' text, which can be embedded in the software. However, the vendor is required to design the interface so that large amounts of text cannot be shown at any one time and the manual itself cannot be printed.

Customization for Local Implementation. At this time, governments or large caregiving systems may request modest modifications to the interRAI instruments and manuals, for example by changing the content of personal identifiers or adding items specific to their jurisdiction. The rules for such changes are included in the interRAI licenses with these organizations; any requests for publications of local customizations should be addressed to

Purchase of Manuals. In every software application that includes interRAI content, a specified number of paper or electronic manuals must be purchased for training and use. (For more information, or for specifics on your existing contract, please contact

Use of Forms. Please note that you must be licensed to use any version of interRAI forms. For information on licensing, contact or call +1-734-936-3261.

Use of the interRAI logo by any entity other than interRAI itself is specifically prohibited without prior written approval from interRAI; please contact

Copyright. All interRAI intellectual property must attribute copyright to interRAI by including a minimum of the copyright symbol, interRAI, and 4-digit year.

     Example: © interRAI 2021

Copyright of interRAI Instruments. All interRAI Instruments, whether translated or localized, must include copyright symbol, interRAI, instrument acronym, first year the instrument was published followed by a dash (if different than current year), current year, and interRAI web address.

     Example: © interRAI HC 1994–2021