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Intellectual Property Rights – Licenses

You are encouraged to use the content in ConnectedUrbanTropics.org (the “Works”) to benefit yourself and others in creative ways. The Connected Urban Tropics Project does not own the copyright to the Works unless specifically noted to the contrary.

The majority of the Works are licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution license (CC BY 3.0 IGO). Works that are not subject to the CC BY license are clearly labeled with the specific license under which those works may be used. By using ConnectedUrbanTropics.org, you agree to be bound by these Terms of Use for ConnectedUrbanTropics.org.

Third Party Content

The objective of ConnectedUrbanTropics.org is to foster a greater availability of data, visualizations and tools, provided as 'public goods', and third party users and organization are encouraged to use, leverage and contribute data, visualizations and tools to the website.

The Connected Urban Tropics Project does not necessarily own each component of the content included in the Works. The Connected Urban Tropics Project therefore does not warrant that the use of any third-party-owned individual component or part contained in the Works will not infringe on the rights of third parties. The risk of claims resulting from such infringement rests solely with you. If you wish to re-use a component of the Works, it is your responsibility to determine whether permission is needed for that re-use and to obtain permission from the copyright owner.

Further, the accuracy of information published on ConnectedUrbanTropics.org by individuals or third party content provider remain the sole responsibility of these users.

Attribution

By using the Works, you agree to provide attribution to the Connected Urban Tropics Project and third party content providers in the following format: The Connected Urban Tropics Project: Works name: Data source (if known), or in the format specified by third party content providers. When sharing or facilitating access to the Works, you agree to include the same attribution requirement in any sub-licenses of the Works that you grant, and a requirement that any sub-licensees do the same. You may meet this requirement by providing the uniform resource locator (URL) of these Terms of Use.

No Endorsement

You may not publicly represent or imply that The Connected Urban Tropics Project is participating in, or has sponsored, approved or endorsed the manner or purpose of your use or reproduction of the Works .The Connected Urban Tropics Project retains all rights to prosecute, to the fullest extent of the law, any use of its Works in a manner that falsifies, misrepresents, disparages or fraudulently uses the Works, or disparages or harms the reputation of The Connected Urban Tropics Project.

No Association, No Use of Connected Urban Tropics Project Logo and Name

You may not use any trade-mark, official mark, official emblem or logo of The Connected Urban Tropics Project, or any of its other means of promotion or publicity, without The Connected Urban Tropics Project's prior written consent nor in any event to represent or imply an association or affiliation with The Connected Urban Tropics Project.

No Warranties

The Connected Urban Tropics Project reserves the right at any time and from time to time to modify or discontinue, temporarily or permanently, the Works, any means of accessing or utilizing the Works, or the API at our sole discretion with or without prior notice to you.

The Connected Urban Tropics Project may at our sole discretion, under any circumstances, for any or no reason whatsoever and with or without prior notice to you, terminate your access to the Works, any means of accessing or utilizing the Works or the API.

THE Connected Urban Tropics Project DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND RELATED TO THE PROVISION OF THE WORKS AND THE APIS. Please review the section of The Connected Urban Tropics Project Terms and Conditions under the heading Disclaimers, Releases and Limitations on Liability for a more complete statement regarding those subjects.

Exclusion of Liability

THE Connected Urban Tropics Project SHALL NOT BE RESPONSIBLE OR LIABLE TO YOU FOR ANY LOSS OR DAMAGE OF ANY SORT INCURRED BY YOU IN CONNECTION WITH YOUR USE OF THE WORKS. The Connected Urban Tropics Project also shall not be responsible or liable for the accuracy, usefulness or availability of any data in the Works.

You acknowledge that these Works Terms constitute a non-exclusive agreement. The Connected Urban Tropics Project may develop products or services that compete with products or services that you offer without incurring any liability.

Other parties may have ownership interests in some of the Works contained on the Site. The Connected Urban Tropics Project in no way represents or warrants that it owns or controls all rights in all Works, and the Connected Urban Tropics Project will not be liable to you for any claims brought against you by third parties in connection with your use of any Materials.

Nothing herein shall constitute or be considered to be a limitation upon or waiver of the privileges and immunities of The Connected Urban Tropics Project, all of which are specifically reserved.

Other

Please review The Connected Urban Tropics Project Terms and Conditions prior to using the Works. By using the Works or any presentations derived from them, or by using our APIs in connection with the Works, you consent to be bound The Connected Urban Tropics Project Terms and Conditions, including these Works Terms.

These Works Terms may be amended by The Connected Urban Tropics Project from time to at our sole discretion. Upon amendment, we will place a notice on ConnectedUrbanTropics.org. Please periodically review the controlling version of these Works Terms. By continuing to use the Works subsequent to The Connected Urban Tropics Project making available an amended version of these Works Terms, you acknowledge, agree and consent to such amendment.

The Connected Urban Tropics Project offers other websites, services and databases that are governed by different Terms of Use, as stated in the Connected Urban Tropics Project terms and conditions, or in any terms and conditions specific to such websites, services and databases. Please review the applicable Terms of Use before using any websites, services and databases provided or made available by The Connected Urban Tropics Project. Please note that failure to comply with these Terms of Use, or with the license terms applicable to any Work, including proper attribution format or retaining copyright notices as required, may be grounds for The Connected Urban Tropics Project to restrict or prohibit your access to ConnectedUrbanTropics.org. In addition, The Connected Urban Tropics Project reserves all rights and legal remedies for those violations.

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These Terms of Use have been last amended on: May 29, 2017