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We do not guarantee the accuracy, completeness or usefulness of any Content. Furthermore, we do not endorse, nor are we responsible for, the accuracy and reliability of any opinion, advice or statement made on the Service by any third party. We assume no responsibility and no obligation to modify or remove any inappropriate Content, and no responsibility for the conduct of the user submitting any such content.
We reserve the right, in our sole discretion, to reject, refuse to post or remove any Content posted by you. We expressly reserve the right to remove or revoke your registration and/or restrict, suspend, or terminate your access to the Service if we determine, in our sole discretion, that you pose a threat to the Service and/or its users.
After posting your Content to the Service, you continue to retain all ownership rights in such Content, and you continue to have the right to use your Content in any way you choose. By supplying Content to any area of the Service, you automatically grant to us for purposes of maintaining the Service, making Content available, and you represent and warrant that you have the right to grant an irrevocable, transferable, sublicenseable, perpetual, non-exclusive, fully paid up, worldwide license to use, copy, perform, reproduce, display, edit, modify and distribute such information and Content and to prepare derivative works of, or incorporate into other works, such Content. Additionally, we shall be free to use any ideas, concepts, know-how or techniques contained in such Content for any purpose whatsoever, including without limitation, developing, manufacturing and marketing products and services which incorporate such Content, including mobile applications that may be created using the Service.
ONLINE BEHAVIOR. The Service is a space dedicated to helping communities engage in new and creative ways of commissioning. You should not post Content to the Service that is inappropriate for or unrelated to this mission. The following is a partial list of the type of Content that is illegal or prohibited to post on or through the Service. Prohibited Content includes, but is not limited to Content that:
If you wish to report any Content or conduct on the Service that you believe is inappropriate, please contact us.
NO CONTENT MONITORING.
LINKS. This Service may contain links to other web sites not maintained by us (including without limitation Facebook, Twitter and other social media platforms). We encourage you to be aware when you leave our Service and to read the terms and conditions and privacy statements of each and every web site that you visit. We are not responsible for the practices or the content of such other web sites or services.
The existence of a link between this Service and any other website is not and shall not be understood to be an endorsement by us of the owner or proprietor of the linked internet website, nor an endorsement of us by the owner or proprietor of such linked website.
You agree that we shall not be liable to you or anyone else for any type of loss or damages, regardless of whether based on contract, negligence, intentional wrongdoing, or liability without fault for any costs, losses, or damages (whether direct, indirect, compensatory, special, lost profits, liquidated, consequential, or punitive) arising out of or in any way in connection with your access to or use of any such third party site.
NO WARRANTIES. The Service, including all content made available on or accessed through the Service, is provided "as is" and we make no representations or warranties of any kind whatsoever for the content made available through the Service. The Service may contain typographical errors and you agree that we shall not be bound by any such errors.
Further, to the fullest extent permissible by law, we disclaim any express or implied warranties, including, without limitation, non-infringement, title, merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose.
We do not warrant that the functions contained in the Service or, materials or content contained therein will be completely secure, uninterrupted or error free, that defects will be corrected, or that the site or the server that makes it available is free of viruses or other harmful components.
We shall not be liable for the use of the Service, including, without limitation, the content and any errors contained therein provided by third parties.
In no event will we be liable under any theory of tort, contract, strict liability or other legal or equitable theory for any direct, indirect, special, incidental, or other consequential damages, lost profits, lost data, lost opportunities, costs of cover, exemplary, punitive, personal injury/wrongful death, each of which is hereby excluded by agreement of the parties regardless of whether or not we have been advised of the possibility of such damages.
JURISDICTION AND GOVERNING LAW. English law governs these terms and conditions. You submit to the non-exclusive jurisdiction of the English courts.
Personal Information that we collect: We do not collect personal information from you unless you voluntarily provide it to us, such as when you register for the Site or submit a piece of content.
Non-personal or Aggregate Information that we collect: We may collect non-personally identifiable information, such as IP host address, pages viewed, browser type, duration and frequency of visits or other data, and may aggregate any information collected in a manner which does not identify any individual (“Aggregate Information”). Aggregate Information obtained in connection with the Site may be intermingled with and used by us in conjunction with information obtained through sources other than the Site, including both offline and online sources. Aggregate Information may be shared by us with third parties by allowing them to link to and collect data from the Site. This data will be used for their benefit and for ours, for marketing advertising or other purposes, including analysis of the Site for purposes of improving your experience with the Site and academic publication.
Clickstream: As you use the Internet, a trail of electronic information is left at each website you visit. This information, which is sometimes referred to as “clickstream data,” can be collected and stored by a website’s server. Clickstream data can tell us the type of computer and browsing software you use and the address of the website from which you linked to the Site. We may collect and use clickstream data as a form of Aggregate Information to anonymously determine how much time visitors spend on each page of our Site, how visitors navigate throughout the Site and how we may tailor our web pages to better meet the needs of visitors. This information will be used to improve our Site and our services. Any collection or use of clickstream data will be anonymous and aggregated, and will not intentionally contain any personal information. We may also use this aggregated data in order to conduct academic research studies. As a result of these academic research studies we may publish the anonymous aggregated data we have outlined.
Information Usage: We will only use your personal information as described below, unless you have specifically consented to another type of use, either at the time the personal information is collected from you or through some other form of consent from you or notification to you. We may use your personal information as follows: (i) to respond to your inquires or requests; (ii) to send you emails and newsletters from time to time with information about our Site; (iii) to share with our partners, by allowing them to link to and collect your information from the Site; (iv) we may permit our vendors and subcontractors to access your personal information, but they are only permitted to do so in connection with performing services for us; (v) we may disclose personal information as required by law or legal process; (vi) to investigate suspected fraud, harassment or other violations of any law, rule or regulation, or the terms or policies for our services or our sponsors and (vii) we may transfer your personal information in connection with the sale or merger or change of control of [the service].
Cookies: Our Site may pass a “cookie” (a string of information that is sent by a website to reside on your system’s hard drive and/or temporarily in your computer's memory blocks) or similar items, such as web beacons, gifs, and tags. The purpose of a cookie is to tell the web server that you have returned to a particular page. You may set your browser to decline cookies. If you do so, however, you may not be able to fully experience some features of the Site. Additionally, we may include small graphic images in our email messages and newsletters to you in order to determine whether these messages were opened and whether any links contained in these messages were viewed.
Security: We will ensure that we put in place and will maintain appropriate technical and organizational measures to safeguard any personal information submitted onto the Site. However, you acknowledge that due to the inherent open nature of the Internet, no transmission via the Internet can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. As a result of this and other factors beyond our control, we cannot guarantee the security of the information that you transmit to or through our Site. Therefore, you assume that risk by using the Site.
Your Disclosure on the Site and in Social Media: You should be aware that any information that you submit to any portion of the Site that is viewable by the public, such a publicly accessible blog, chat room, social media platform or otherwise online may be viewed and used by others without any restrictions. We are unable to control such uses of your personal information, and by using such services you assume the risk that the personal information provided by you may be viewed and used by third parties for any number of purposes.
Protection for Children: We do not collect personal information from children under the age of 13 years old. When we become aware that personal information from a child under 13 years old has been collected without such child’s parent or guardian’s consent, we will use all reasonable efforts to delete such information from our database. We encourage parents to monitor the online activities of their children to ensure that no information is collected from a child without parental permission.
Other Sites and Applications: As a convenience to you, we may provide links to third-party sites from within our Site. We are not responsible for the privacy practices or content of any third parties or third-party sites. We encourage you to review these privacy policies to ensure that you are familiar with their terms.
If you use any extra plug-ins or third party applications (“Applications”) in connection with the Site, the provider(s) of these Applications may obtain access to certain personal information about you. We do not and cannot control how the providers of Applications may use any personal information collected in connected with such Applications. Please be sure to review any privacy policies or other terms applicable to your use of these Applications prior to installation.
Opt-Out Process: If you do not want to receive email communications (including email digests) from us in the future, please send an email to us at firstname.lastname@example.org requesting to be removed from our mailing list. You will also have the option of clicking on a link included in email correspondence you receive from us in order to remove yourself from our mailing list.
If you do not want to want to receive our newsletters in the future, please send an email to us at email@example.com requesting to be removed from our mailing list. You will also have the option of clicking on a link included in the newsletters you receive from us in order to remove yourself from our mailing list.
Communications with Us: By providing your email address to us, you expressly consent to receive emails from us. We may use email to communicate with you, to send information that you have requested or to send information about other products or services developed or provided by us or our business partners, provided that, we will not give your email address to another party to promote their products or services directly to you without your consent or as set forth in this policy.
Any communication or material you transmit to us by email or otherwise, including any data, questions, comments, suggestions, or the like is, and will be treated as, nonconfidential and nonproprietary. Furthermore, you expressly agree that we are free to use any ideas, concepts, know-how, or techniques contained in any communication you send to us without compensation and for any purpose whatsoever, including but not limited to, developing, manufacturing and marketing products and services using such information.
Contact: For questions or concerns relating to privacy, we can be contacted at: firstname.lastname@example.org.