TERMS OF USE

The use of Life & Nature Foundation ("L&NF") website at www.lifeandnature.org and any L&NF -affiliated website featuring these Terms of Use ("Websites"), including the content and other materials (including, without limitation, all trademarks, service marks, designs, texts, graphics, pictures, information, data sets, software, methods, inventions, sound files, other files, and the selection and arrangement thereof) available on or through these Websites (collectively, "the Materials"), is governed by the following Terms of Use ("Terms").

By accessing and continuing to use this Website, you acknowledge that you have read and agree to be bound by these Terms, which constitute a legally binding agreement ("Agreement") between you and L&NF.

Amendments to these Terms will be posted at this URL and will become effective upon posting. Your continued use of this Website after posting any amendment, modification, or change shall indicate your acceptance.

For any inquiries regarding the Terms, please contact L&NF at [email protected].


1. USE OF MATERIALS

a. Proprietary Materials: Unless indicated otherwise on this Website, the Materials (including L&NF Materials through L&NF´s augmented reality ("AR") products, "AR Products") contained on this Website are the property of L&NF, its licensors, collaborating organizations, or users and are protected by UK and international copyright, trademark, and other intellectual property laws.

b. Request for Permission: Except as indicated otherwise on the Materials or separate terms applicable to certain Materials, we request that you contact us at [email protected] for permission for any reproduction, modification, distribution, public display, or performance of such Materials.

c. Downloadable Materials: Materials (excluding data sets) made available for public download on this Website may be used, reproduced, and distributed only for non-revenue generating purposes, in accordance with these Terms, provided you do not modify the Materials and that you retain all copyright, trademark, and other proprietary notices contained in the Materials. Additionally, you agree that such permission does not include the public performance or public display of any Materials or making any derivative uses of the Materials. The permission granted herein is revocable at any time, with or without cause.

d. Downloadable Data Sets; Online Data Access: Data sets made available for public download or access on this Website are owned by the data set creator/owner identified in the metadata of each respective data set. Unless indicated otherwise in separate data use terms and conditions, such data sets may be reproduced, distributed, or used to produce and distribute derivative works, provided that the conditions outlined in Section 1 (d) are met.

e. Unauthorized Use: Any unauthorized use of the Materials may violate copyright laws, trademark laws, the laws of privacy and publicity, and other applicable laws and could result in criminal or civil penalties.

f. Image Usage: Any photographs that indicate "Creative Commons" within their attribution have been obtained through an appropriate license in accordance with said source’s regulations. For more information, please visit: https://creativecommons.org/licenses/.


2. INTERACTIVE AREAS

This Website may include blogs, user-generated content, or other interactive areas or services ("Interactive Areas"), in which you or other users create, post, or store any content, messages, materials, data, information, text, music, sound, photos, video, graphics, code, or other items or materials on the Website ("User Materials"). Your use of Interactive Areas is solely at your own risk, and you agree not to post, upload, transmit, distribute, store, create, or otherwise publish through the Website any User Materials that violate the guidelines specified in Section 2.

L&NF is not liable for any statements, representations, or User Materials in any Interactive Area. While L&NF has no obligation to screen, edit, or monitor any User Materials posted in any Interactive Area, L&NF reserves the right, at its absolute discretion, to remove, screen, or edit any User Materials posted or stored on the Website at any time and for any reason without notice.

By using any Interactive Areas, you grant L&NF a non-exclusive, worldwide, royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable, and sublicensable right to use, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish, translate, create derivative works from, distribute, perform, and display such User Materials on or in connection with the Website and other L&NF promotional materials. You also grant L&NF the right to use the name that you submit in connection with such User Materials. You represent and warrant that you have the lawful right to reproduce, publicly perform, publicly display, and distribute such User Materials.


3. COPYRIGHT COMPLAINTS

L&NF respects the intellectual property of others, and if you believe in good faith that content you own has been copied and made accessible in a manner that violates your intellectual property rights, please provide L&NF’s Copyright Agent with the information outlined in Section 3.


4. TRADEMARKS

The L&NF logo and/or logos, the name "Life & Nature Foundation," and any other product or service name or slogan contained in this Website are trade/service marks of L&NF, its licensors, or other respective owners and may not be used without prior written permission from L&NF or the respective owners.


5. LINKS

Any links to www.liveandnature.org or any affiliated L&NF Website must not suggest or imply L&NF 's endorsement or approval of any product, position, entity, or individual. Furthermore, the linking site may not contain any adult or illegal material or any material that is offensive, harassing, or otherwise objectionable.

This Website contains links to third-party Websites ("Linked Websites") not under the control of L&NF, and L&NF is not responsible for their content or links contained in such Linked Websites. Your use of the Linked Websites is at your own risk and subject to the terms and conditions of the providers of such Linked Websites.


6. PRIVACY

Please refer to our Privacy Policy for information on how L&NF collects, uses, and discloses personally identifiable information from its users.


7. SERVICE DEACTIVATION

L&NF has the right, but not the obligation, to take certain actions outlined in Section 7, at its sole discretion, and at any time without prior notice. Such actions may include refusing, moving, or removing any content available on or through this Website, discontinuing the Website or any services offered through the Website, or establishing general practices and limits concerning the use of this Website.


8. DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTIES

Your use of this Website, its services, and Materials is at your own risk. All services are provided "as is," without warranties of any kind. L&NF does not represent or warrant that the Website, the Materials, or the services are accurate, complete, reliable, current, or error-free or that the Website or its servers are free of viruses or other harmful components. L&NF is not responsible for typographical errors or omissions. To the fullest extent allowed by the law, L&NF expressly disclaims any and all warranties, conditions, and other terms, either express or implied, statutory, or otherwise.


9. DISCLAIMER OF LIABILITY

In no event shall L&NF, its licensors, affiliates, directors, officers, and employees be liable to you for any direct, incidental, or consequential damages of any kind, arising out of or in any way connected with the use of this Website, the services, or the Materials contained in or accessed through this Website.


10. INDEMNIFICATION

By using this Website, you agree to defend, indemnify, and hold L&NF, its affiliates, service providers, licensors, and their respective officers, directors, employees, and agents (the "Indemnified Parties") harmless against any claim, damages, losses, or costs, including attorneys' fees, arising from or related to your use of this Website or the Materials, any User Content you post, store, or otherwise transmit on or through this Website, or your use of or inability to use this Website.


11. ENTIRE AGREEMENT

These Terms constitute the entire agreement between you and L&NF concerning the subject matter herein. No action taken by L&NF, other than an express written waiver, may be construed as a waiver of any part of this agreement, and no employee of L&NF is authorized to waive it orally.


12. GOVERNING LAW

This Agreement shall be governed and interpreted in accordance with the laws of the UK, without regard to its conflict of law principles. Any dispute arising from this Agreement shall be exclusively subject to the jurisdiction of the courts located in the UK, and the parties agree to submit to the personal and exclusive jurisdiction of these courts.