Terms & Conditions
PLEASE READ THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS CAREFULLY BECAUSE THEY, AND THE OTHER TERMS AND CONDITIONS REFERRED TO BELOW, DESCRIBE YOUR RIGHTS AND RESPONSIBILITIES AND FORM A LEGALLY BINDING AGREEMENT BETWEEN YOU AND US REGARDING YOUR USE OF OUR WEBSITE.
IF, FOR ANY REASON, YOU ARE UNABLE OR UNWILLING TO AGREE TO ALL OUR TERMS AND CONDITIONS, PLEASE IMMEDIATELY STOP USING OR ATTEMPTING TO USE OUR WEBSITES, BECAUSE IF YOU CONTINUE YOU WILL BE AGREEING TO ALL THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS THAT ARE DESCRIBED OR REFERRED TO BELOW.
Center for International Disaster Information or “CIDI”, its sponsors, suppliers and agencies may also be referred to individually and/or collectively as “we”, “us” or “our” and we will refer to users of our Websites, our features, functions and services individually and/or collectively as “users”, “you” or “your” to make reading these materials easier.
When you see the word “use” or “using” we mean any time you, directly or indirectly, with or without the help of any device, attempt to or actually do access, interact, display, view, browse, print or copy, transmit, receive or exchange data, messages, content or you otherwise communicate with us or anyone else, including another user, advertiser or any person, firm or business you may encounter. We will also consider you to be using our Website if you utilize, benefit, take advantage of or interact with any feature, function, service, activity, promotion or content in, on or available through any of our Websites, for any purpose, or if you try to do any of these things.
WHO OWNS THE INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY AND OTHER CONTENT RIGHTS
Each of our Websites and, except as described below, all Content, is either our property or the property of our affiliates, licensors, suppliers, operational service providers, advertisers, agencies or promotional partners, and are legally protected, without limitation, under U.S. federal and state laws and regulations, as well as applicable foreign laws, regulations and treaties. To avoid any doubt, when we use “Content” it includes, but isn’t limited to, such things as software, code, design, text, images, photographs, illustrations, animations, audio, video and audio-visual material, art, graphic material, proprietary information, data, databases, service marks, trademarks, trade names, distinctive identification such as logos, the selection, sequence, ‘look and feel’ and arrangement of items and all copyrightable or otherwise legally protectable elements of any and all of our Websites.
You may only use our Content and Content of other users for your own personal use and you have no right to transfer, assign or use the Content for any other purpose or allow or enable anyone else to do so. Personal use means nothing commercial or even charitable, whether or not money or other compensation or consideration is involved and whether or not it is for your benefit or for someone else. This also means you are not allowed to use, display, reproduce, perform, adapt, translate, modify, create derivative works, publish, distribute, disseminate and/or broadcast Content that is not yours without our express prior written consent. You may not alter, delete or conceal copyright or other notices, even if we let you download, display, print or share the Content with others. Unauthorized or prohibited use of Content may subject you to civil liability, criminal prosecution, or both under federal, state and local laws.
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ANY LIABILITY WE MAY HAVE IS LIMITED
OUR WEBSITES AND ALL CONTENT ARE MADE AVAILABLE “AS IS” AND “AS AVAILABLE”, WITHOUT ANY REPRESENTATION OR WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, OR ANY GUARANTY OR ASSURANCE ANY WEBSITE OR CONTENT WILL BE AVAILABLE FOR USE OR THAT ALL CONTENT WILL BE AVAILABLE OR PERFORM AS DESCRIBED OR THAT ANY WEBSITE OR CONTENT IS ACCURATE, COMPLETE OR ERROR FREE. WE ARE NEITHER RESPONSIBLE NOR LIABLE FOR ANY MALICIOUS OR UNAUTHORIZED CODE AND YOU ARE SOLELY RESPONSIBLE FOR ENSURING YOU HAVE APPROPRIATE SCANNING AND PROTECTIVE MECHANISMS FOR THE SECURITY OF YOUR EQUIPMENT, PROGRAMS AND INFORMATION AND BY USING ANY OF OUR WEBSITES OR CONTENT, YOU ARE ASSUMING ALL RISK OF LOSS THAT MAY ARISE OR BE ASSOCIATED WITH THAT USE.
YOU ARE INDEMNIFYING US OF YOUR BREACH
WHAT LAW APPLIES?
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Center for International Disaster Information
All Rights Reserved
Center for International Disaster Information Copyright Policy
We respect the intellectual property rights of others and we expect our users, including you, to do the same and avoid infringing upon or violating the intellectual property rights of others. Subject to any legal and regulatory requirements that apply and in addition to any rights and remedies we may otherwise have (all of which are cumulatively reserved), we may terminate, suspend and/or cancel any and all registrations, profiles, access rights or use privileges applicable to any and all of our Websites of anyone, including you, that is found to be in violation of this Copyright Policy. That said, without limitation, we unconditionally reserve the right to take or refrain from taking any action available to us in our sole and absolute discretion.
If you believe any materials displayed or otherwise available on our Website infringe upon or violate the copyright of any other party, including any copyright you or we may hold or have rights in, you should report it to us promptly by using the procedures and the following instructions:
INSTRUCTIONS FOR NOTIFYING US AND MAKING A CLAIM OF COPYRIGHT INFRINGEMENT
DO NOT USE THIS PROCEDURE FOR ANYTHING UNRELATED TO COPYRIGHT INFRINGEMENT
Pursuant to Title 17, United States Code, Section 512(c)(2), all notifications of claimed copyright infringement should be sent ONLY to our Designated Agent. Written notification of copyright infringement must be submitted to our Designated Agent as follows:
Service Provider(s): Center for International Disaster Information
Full Address of Designated Agent to Which Notification Should be Sent:
Center for International Disaster Information
529 14th Street, NW
Washington, DC 20045
Telephone Number of Designated Agent: 202-783-0002
Your notification must include the following: (1) an electronic or physical signature of the owner or of the person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of the copyright interest; (2) identification of the copyrighted work you claim has been infringed; (3) a description of the material you claim is infringing, and the location where the original or an authorized copy of the copyrighted work exists (for example, the URL of the page of the website where it is lawfully found; the name, edition and pages of a book from which an excerpt was copied, etc.); (4) a clear description of where the infringing material is located on our website, including its URL, if applicable, so we can locate the material; (5) your name, address, telephone number, and e-mail address; (6) a statement that you have a good-faith belief the disputed use is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law; and (7) a statement by you, made under penalty of perjury, that the above information in your notice is accurate and you are the copyright owner or authorized to act on the copyright owner’s behalf.