Terms of service

This website (https://waterpedia.wiki) is offered to you by Waterpedia. Contents on this website such as the brand name (Waterpedia) and the logo are protected under the Dutch Copyright Law 1912 (Auteurswet 1912) and may not be copied nor be altered in any way unless Waterpedia has explicitly authorized to the use.

The following is a legal agreement between you ("You") and the owners and operators ("We") of https://waterpedia.wiki ("Website" or "Waterpedia"). These terms of service ("TOS") govern your access to and use of the Website and its content.

"Content" shall refer to images available under Creative Commons licenses from the website. "Image(s)" means photographs, vectors, drawings, infographics, facts, quotes and the like.

This agreement may be revised or updated without notice. By using the Website You agree to be bound by these TOS.

Requirements and Registration

You may use the Service only if you can form a binding contract with Waterpedia, and only in compliance with these Terms and all applicable laws, rules, and regulations.

The Service is not available to any Users previously banned from any of the services of Waterpedia.

You may be required to register with us in order to access and use certain features of the Service. If you choose to register for the Service, you agree to provide and maintain true, accurate, and current information as prompted by the Service's registration form.

Registration data and certain other information about you are governed by our Privacy Policy page.

If you are under 16 years old, you may use the Service only with the approval of your parent, guardian, or teacher.

Accounts

When you create an account with us, you must provide us information that is accurate, complete, and current at all times. Failure to do so constitutes a breach of the Terms, which may result in immediate termination of your account on our Service.

You are responsible for safeguarding the password that you use to access the Service and for any activities or actions under your password, whether your password is with our Service or a third-party service.

You agree not to disclose your password to any third party. You must notify us immediately upon becoming aware of any breach of security or unauthorized use of your account.

You may not use as a username the name of another person or entity or that is not lawfully available for use, a name or trademark that is subject to any rights of another person or entity other than you without appropriate authorization, or a name that is otherwise offensive, vulgar or obscene.

Use of the Service

In connection with your use of Waterpedia you will not engage in or use any data mining, robots, scraping or similar data gathering or extraction methods.

The technology and software underlying the Service or distributed in connection therewith is the property of Waterpedia and respective licensors, affiliates and partners.

You agree not to copy, modify, create a derivative work of, reverse engineer, reverse assemble or otherwise attempt to discover any source code, sell, assign, sublicense, or otherwise transfer any right in such technology or software. Any rights not expressly granted herein are reserved by Waterpedia.

Large-scale copying of Content is prohibited except as expressly authorized by Waterpedia. To be clear, this applies to all Content, including Content made available as part of the public domain.

Using Images

Images on Waterpedia are released under different Creative Commons licenses as offered by the uploaders, image owners or licensors. Respect the work and follow the licensing guidelines as described in each of the Creative Commons license deeds. Please check License page for more details.

Please be aware:
a) Imagery depicting identifiable persons, logos, brands, etc. may be subject to additional copyrights, property rights, privacy rights, trademarks etc. and may require the consent of a third party or the license of these rights - particularly for commercial applications.

b) Images may not be used in a way that shows identifiable persons in a disgraceful light, or to imply endorsement of products and services by depicted persons, brands, and organizations - unless permission was granted.

Uploading Images

If you wish to upload images please check our Image upload page for more details.

Third party links

Our Service may contain links to third-party web sites or services that are not owned or controlled by Waterpedia. Waterpedia has no control over and assumes no responsibility for, the content, privacy policies, or practices of any third party websites or services. You further acknowledge and agree that Waterpedia shall not be responsible or liable, directly or indirectly, for any damage or loss caused or alleged to be caused by or in connection with the use of or reliance on any such content, goods or services available on or through any such websites or services.

We strongly advise you to read the terms and conditions and privacy policies of any third-party websites or services that you visit.

Termination

We may terminate or suspend your account immediately, without prior notice or liability, for any reason whatsoever, including without limitation if you breach the Terms.

Upon termination, your right to use the Service will immediately cease. If you wish to terminate your account, you may simply discontinue using the Service.

Indemnification for breach of terms

You agree to indemnify and hold harmless Waterpedia from and against any and all loss, expenses, damages, and costs, including without limitation reasonable attorneys fees, resulting, whether directly or indirectly, from your violation of the TOS. You also agree to indemnify and hold harmless Waterpedia from and against any and all claims brought by third parties arising out of your use of the Website.

Warranty and liability

THE WEBSITE AND ITS CONTENT ARE PROVIDED "AS IS". WE OFFER NO WARRANTY, EXPLICIT OR IMPLIED, REGARDING ANY CONTENT, THE WEBSITE, THE ACCURACY OF ANY INFORMATION, OR ANY RIGHTS OR LICENSES UNDER THIS AGREEMENT INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, ANY IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. WATERPEDIA DOES NOT REPRESENT OR WARRANT THAT THE WEBSITE OR ITS CONTENT WILL MEET YOUR REQUIREMENTS OR THAT THEIR USE WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR FREE.

WATERPEDIA SHALL NOT BE LIABLE TO YOU OR TO ANY OTHER PERSON OR ENTITY FOR ANY GENERAL, PUNITIVE, SPECIAL, INDIRECT, CONSEQUENTIAL OR INCIDENTAL DAMAGES, OR LOST PROFITS OR ANY OTHER DAMAGES, COSTS OR LOSSES ARISING OUT OF YOUR USE OF THE WEBSITE OR ITS CONTENT.

Changes

We reserve the right, at our sole discretion, to modify or replace these Terms at any time. If a revision is a material we will try to provide at least 30 days notice prior to any new terms taking effect. What constitutes a material change will be determined at our sole discretion.

By continuing to access or use our Service after those revisions become effective, you agree to be bound by the revised terms. If you do not agree to the new terms, please stop using the Service.

LAST UPDATE DATE: 28 May 2018

Contact us

In case of any further questions, please feel free to contact us by visting the Contact us page.

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