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Terms and Conditions of Use

This page (together with the documents referred to on it) tells you the terms on which you may make use of our website www.tigernation.org (our site), and any text, photos, videos or other information or material uploaded, downloaded or appearing on the site, whether as a guest or a registered user. Please read these terms of use carefully before you start to use the site. By using our site, accessing or otherwise interacting with our site, you are accepting these terms of use and agreeing to abide by them. If you do not agree to these terms of use, please refrain from using our site.

Information about us

www.tigernation.org is a site operated by Tiger Nation Limited ("We"). We are registered in England and Wales under company number 7707114 and have our registered office at 20 Chamberlain St, Wells, Somerset, BA5 2PF, UK. We are an ethically based business with a desire to drive support for tiger conservation, help monitor tiger populations and allow people to gain an insight into the everyday happenings in the wild.

Privacy

Your privacy is important to us, our privacy policy sets out how we collect and may use your content and information, including information about you.

Accessing our site

It is our wish to keep our site bug free and safe however, you use it at your own risk.

Your access to our site and the services that flow there from are provided on an as is and as available basis. We make no warranty that the site and services will be available on an uninterrupted, secure or error free basis. Further we make no warranty as to and disclaim all responsibility for the completeness accuracy availability security or reliability of the site, the identification software analysis or the services available to our users.

We make no warranty that any services offered through our site will meet your requirements or be available.

Your right of access to all or any of the services will depend upon the validity and level of your subscription.

Anyone can, subject to these terms have access to our site but not to all of it. The level and benefits pertaining to tiers of membership and the rights attaching to each of the tiers’ are as set out in our subscription section at the time you subscribe.

We reserve the right to withdraw or change all or any of the services we provide on or via our site without notice (see below).

From time to time, we may restrict access to some parts of our site, or our entire site, even to users who have registered with us.

You are responsible for making all arrangements necessary for you to have access to our site. You are also responsible for ensuring that all persons who access our site through your internet connection are aware of these terms, and that they comply with them.

When using our site, you must comply with the provisions of our acceptable use policy

Password

If you choose, or you are provided with, a user identification code, password or any other piece of information as part of our security procedures, you must treat such information as confidential. You are responsible for keeping your password safe and not disclose it to any third party. Where you choose a password, we would encourage you to make a “strong” password using a mix of upper and lower case letters and numbers. We will not be liable for any loss and damage suffered by you arising from your failure to safeguard your password. We have the right to disable any user identification code or password, whether chosen by you or allocated by us, at any time, if in our opinion you have failed to comply with any of the provisions of these terms of use.

Intellectual property rights

We are the owner or the licensee of all intellectual property rights in our site, and in the material published on it. Those works are protected by copyright laws and treaties around the world. All such rights are reserved.

You may print off one copy, and may download extracts, of any page(s) from our site for your personal reference or use and you may draw the attention of others within your organisation to material posted on our site.

You must not modify the paper or digital copies of any materials you have printed off or downloaded in any way, and you must not use any illustrations, photographs, video or audio sequences or any graphics separately from any accompanying text.

Our status (and that of any identified contributors) as the authors of material on our site must always be acknowledged.

You must not use any part of the materials on our site for commercial purposes without obtaining specific permission in writing from us to do so.

If you print off, copy or download any part of our site in breach of these terms of use, your right to use our site will cease immediately and you must, at our option, return or destroy any copies of the materials you have made.

Your Content and Information uploaded

It is acknowledged by us that you own all of the material you upload onto the site.

Whenever you make use of a feature that allows you to upload material to our site, or to make contact with other users of our site, you must comply with the content standards set out in our acceptable use policy. You warrant that any such contribution does comply with those standards, and you indemnify us for any breach of that warranty.

You warrant to us that this material has been legally obtained and any laws in any jurisdiction relating to the material, the manner in which it was obtained and its use in the manner in which you are using it including by posting it on our site have been fully complied with.

For material that is covered by intellectual property rights, like photos and videos and associated meta data including but not limited to time, date, location and author of the photo/video etc (IPR material), by uploading such material you specifically grant us and our partners, including research partners a perpetual non-exclusive, transferable, sub-licensable, royalty-free, worldwide license (IPR license) to use any of the material posted on or in connection with the site to use copy reproduce adapt modify publish transmit display and distribute in any type of media or other method of distribution, whether now developed or not for any purpose, whether for payment or not.

We reserve the right to disclose your identity to any third party who is claiming that any material posted or uploaded by you to our site constitutes a violation of any laws in any jurisdiction, of their intellectual property rights, or of their right to privacy.

This IPR license will not end even when you delete your IPR material, content or your account.

When you delete material uploaded by you, it is deleted in like manner to when you empty a recycle bin. Uploaded material may though remain in our central database or in backup format having ceased to be available to others, for a period of time.

You are aware that your material will, from the point of uploading be available to, amongst others, all or some (depending on their membership package) of those people who use our site.

Commentary and other materials posted on our site are not intended to amount to advice on which reliance should be placed. We will not be responsible, or liable to any third party, for the content or accuracy of any materials posted by you or any other user of our site. We disclaim all liability and responsibility arising from any reliance placed on such materials by any registered user or visitor to our site, or by anyone who may be informed of any of its contents.

We have the right to remove any material or posting or part thereof you make on our site if, in our opinion, such material does not comply with the content standards set out in our acceptable use policy or in our opinion may infringe any persons rights or law or external code of conduct for sites such as ours.

SITE CONTENT

Our regulations governing site content are contained in our acceptable use policy.

Please note that the views expressed on the site by our members do are not necessarily accord with our views.

Our site changes regularly

We aim to update our site regularly, and may change the content at any time. If the need arises, we may suspend access to our site, or close it indefinitely. Any of the material on our site may be out of date at any given time, and we are under no obligation to update such material.

Our liability

The material displayed on our site is provided without any guarantees, conditions or warranties as to its accuracy, this includes the identification of any particular tiger from an image. To the extent permitted by law, we, other members of our group of companies and third parties connected to us hereby expressly exclude:

  • All conditions, warranties and other terms which might otherwise be implied by statute, common law or the law of equity.

  • Any liability for any direct, indirect or consequential loss or damage incurred by any user in connection with our site or in connection with the use, inability to use, or results of the use of our site, any websites linked to it and any materials posted on it, including, without limitation any liability for:

    • loss of income or revenue;
    • loss of business;
    • loss of profits or contracts;
    • loss of anticipated savings;
    • loss of data;
    • loss of goodwill;
    • wasted management or office time; and

for any other loss or damage of any kind, however arising and whether caused by tort (including negligence), breach of contract or otherwise, even if foreseeable, provided that this condition shall not prevent claims for loss of or damage to your tangible property or any other claims for direct financial loss that are not excluded by any of the categories set out above.

This does not affect our liability for death or personal injury arising from our negligence, nor our liability for fraudulent misrepresentation or misrepresentation as to a fundamental matter, nor any other liability which cannot be excluded or limited under applicable law.

Information about you and your visits to our site

We process information about you in accordance with our privacy policy . By using our site, you consent to such processing and you warrant that all data provided by you is accurate.

Transactions concluded through our site

Contracts for the supply of goods or services including membership packages formed through our site or as a result of visits made by you are governed by our terms and conditions of supply [TODO @paul INSERT AS LINK TO TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF SUPPLY].

Viruses, hacking and other offences

You must not misuse our site by knowingly introducing viruses, trojans, worms, logic bombs or other material which is malicious or technologically harmful. You must not attempt to gain unauthorised access to our site, the server on which our site is stored or any server, computer or database connected to our site. You must not attack our site via a denial-of-service attack or a distributed denial-of service attack.

By breaching this provision, you would commit a criminal offence under the Computer Misuse Act 1990. We will report any such breach to the relevant law enforcement authorities and we will co-operate with those authorities by disclosing your identity to them. In the event of such a breach, your right to use our site will cease immediately.

We will not be liable for any loss or damage caused by a distributed denial-of-service attack, viruses or other technologically harmful material that may infect your computer equipment, computer programs, data or other proprietary material due to your use of our site or to your downloading of any material posted on it, or on any website linked to it.

Linking to our site

You may link to our home page, provided you do so in a way that is fair and legal and does not damage our reputation or take advantage of it, but you must not establish a link in such a way as to suggest any form of association, approval or endorsement on our part where none exists.

You must not establish a link from any website that is not owned by you.

Our site must not be framed on any other site, nor may you create a link to any part of our site other than the home page. We reserve the right to withdraw linking permission without notice. The website from which you are linking must comply in all respects with the content standards set out in our acceptable use policy acceptable use policy .

If you wish to make any use of material on our site other than that set out above, please address your request to info@tigernation.org.

Links from our site

Where our site contains links to other sites and resources provided by third parties, these links are provided for your information only and the link does not imply any endorsement by us of those sites their content, products or services offered. We have no control over the contents of, products or services on or available from those sites, their availability or accuracy of them or their resources, and accept no responsibility for them or for any loss or damage that may arise from your use of them.

Jurisdiction and applicable law

The English courts will have exclusive jurisdiction over any claim arising from, or related to, a visit to our site.

These terms of use and any dispute or claim arising out of or in connection with them or their subject matter or formation (including non-contractual disputes or claims) shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the law of England and Wales.

Variations

We may revise these terms of use at any time by amending this page. You are expected to check this page from time to time to take notice of any changes we made, as they are binding on you. If the revision is considered by us to be material, we will use all reasonable endeavours to notify subscribers of the change to your designated email address as notified to us. Some of the provisions contained in these terms of use may also be superseded by provisions or notices published elsewhere on our site.

Waiver and severability

If we fail to enforce any right or provision of these terms, that failure will not be deemed to be a waiver of such right or provision.

If any court or competent authority decides that any of the provisions of these terms and Conditions or any provisions of a Contract are invalid, unlawful or unenforceable to any extent, the term will, to that extent only, be severed from the remaining terms, which will continue to be valid to the fullest extent permitted by law.

Entire agreement

These terms and condition, the terms and conditions of supply and any document expressly referred to in either set of terms and conditions constitute the whole agreement between us and supersede all previous discussions, correspondence, negotiations, previous arrangement, understanding or agreement between us.

We each acknowledge that neither of us relies on, or will have any remedies in respect of, any representation or warranty (whether made innocently or negligently) that is not set out in these terms and conditions or the documents referred to in them.

Your concerns

If you have any concerns about material which appears on our site, please contact info@tigernation.org.


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January 2012

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