The following terms and conditions (collectively, these “Terms and Conditions” or the “Agreement”) apply to your use of the Sound Without Sight website, soundwithoutsight.org, including any content, functionality and services (collectively the “Services”) offered on or via soundwithoutsight.org (the “Website”).
Please read the Terms and Conditions carefully before you begin using the Sound Without Sight website, because by using the Website you accept and agree to be bound and abide by these Terms and Conditions.
These Terms and Conditions are effective as of 3rd May 2023.
We expressly reserve the right to change these Terms and Conditions from time to time without notice to you. You acknowledge and agree that it is your responsibility to review this Website and these Terms and Conditions from time to time and to familiarize yourself with any modifications. Your continued use of this Website after such modifications will constitute acknowledgement of the modified Terms and Conditions and agreement to abide and be bound by the modified Terms and Conditions.
Conduct on website
Your use of the Website is subject to all applicable laws and regulations, and you are solely responsible for the substance of your communications through the Website.
By posting information in or otherwise using any communications service, message board, or other interactive service that may be available to you on or through this Website, you agree that you will not upload, share, post, or otherwise distribute or facilitate distribution of any content — including text, communications, software, images, sounds, data, or other information — that:
- Is unlawful, threatening, abusive, harassing, defamatory, libellous, deceptive, fraudulent, invasive of another’s privacy, tortious, contains explicit or graphic descriptions or accounts of sexual acts (including but not limited to sexual language of a violent or threatening nature directed at another individual or group of individuals), or otherwise violates our rules or policies
- Victimizes, harasses, degrades, or intimidates an individual or group of individuals on the basis of religion, gender, sexual orientation, race, ethnicity, age, or disability
- Infringes on any patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright, right of publicity, or other proprietary right of any party
- Constitutes unauthorised or unsolicited advertising, junk or bulk email (also known as “spamming”), chain letters, any other form of unauthorized solicitation, or any form of lottery or gambling
- Contains software viruses or any other computer code, files, or programs that are designed or intended to disrupt, damage, or limit the functioning of any software, hardware, or telecommunications equipment or to damage or obtain unauthorized access to any data or other information of any third party
- Impersonates any person or entity, including any of our employees or representatives
You can contact us at any time to report unwanted behaviour of our users.
The materials in this site are provided “AS IS” and without warranties of any kind, either express or implied. Sound Without Sight does not warrant that the materials or tools provided on this website, or linked to from this website, will be error-free or that defects will be corrected. Sound Without Sight is primarily a community-driven project, and we cannot be held responsible for the behaviour of our users.
We neither endorse nor assume any liability for the contents of any material uploaded or submitted by third party users of the Website. We generally do not pre-screen, monitor, or edit the content posted by users of communications services, message boards, or other interactive services that may be available on or through this Website.
You agree that we may at any time, and at our sole discretion, terminate your membership, account, or other affiliation with our site without prior notice to you for violating any of the above provisions.
In addition, you acknowledge that we will cooperate fully with investigations of violations of systems or network security at other sites, including cooperating with law enforcement authorities in investigating suspected criminal violations.
Sound Without Sight also does not warrant that this site or the server that makes it available are free of viruses or other harmful components, although every effort is made to ensure that this is the case.
You are entirely responsible for all content that you upload, post or otherwise transmit via the Sound Without Sight website. You agree not to upload, post or otherwise transmit via the website any content that is inaccurate, harmful, obscene, pornographic, defamatory, racist, violent, offensive, harassing, or otherwise objectionable to the Sound Without Sight project or other users of the website, including unauthorized disclosure of personal information, software viruses or any other computer code, or files or programs designed to interrupt, destroy or limit the functionality of any computer software or hardware. The Sound Without Sight administrative team reserves the right to edit or remove content that violates these Terms.
By posting content to this website, you confirm that you have obtained the required and proper copyright consent to do so.
Use of this site for any purpose that is unlawful, or in any manner that could exceed authorized access, damage, disable, overburden or impair the operation of this site, is strictly prohibited.
Users are prohibited from violating or attempting to violate the security of the Sound Without Sight website, including accessing data not intended for such User or logging into a server or account which such User is not authorized to access; attempting to probe, scan or test the vulnerability of a system or network or to breach security or authentication measures without proper authorization; attempting to interfere with service to any user, host or network, forging any TCP/IP packet header or any part of the header information in any e-mail, or taking any action in order to obtain services to which such User is not entitled.
Violations of system or network security may result in civil or criminal liability. Sound Without Sight will investigate occurrences that may involve such violations, and cooperate with law enforcement authorities in prosecuting Users who are involved in such violations.
Trademarks and logos
The project title logos of Sound Without Sight are the property of the Sound Without Sight project. You may not use any logos displayed on the Sound Without Sight website without the permission from the Sound Without Sight team. You can contact us by email.
Third party websites
This Website may direct you, via links, to other sites on the Internet or otherwise include references to information, documents, software, materials and/or services provided by third parties. These websites may contain information or material that some people may find inappropriate or offensive.
These third-party websites are not under our control, and you acknowledge that we are not responsible for the accuracy, copyright compliance, legality, decency, or any other aspect of the content of such sites, nor are we responsible for errors or omissions in any references to other parties or their products and services. The inclusion of such a link or reference is provided as a convenience only and does not imply endorsement of, or association with, the website or party by us, or any warranty of any kind, either express or implied.
Links are provided for reference purposes only. Sound Without Sight has not evaluated the information provided on every site it links to, and the appearance of any link on the Website does not constitute an endorsement of any organisation or company.
Limitation of liability
Sound Without Sight are not liable for damages, direct or consequential, resulting from your use of the website, and you agree to defend, indemnify and hold us harmless from any claims, losses, liability costs and expenses (including but not limited to attorney’s fees) arising from your violation of any third-party’s rights. You acknowledge that you have only a limited, non-exclusive, non-transferable license to use the website.
You agree to indemnify and hold the Sound Without Sight project and its board members, members, friends, employees and representatives, harmless from any claim or demand, including reasonable attorneys’ fees, made by any third party due to or arising out of your Content, your use of or connection to the website (including any use by you on behalf of your employer), your violation of the Terms, or your violation of any rights of another.