TERMS & CONDITIONS
Welcome to the Open Source Satellite Programme Website.
If you disagree with any part of these terms and conditions, please do not use our Website.
1. ACCEPTANCE OF TERMS
The Open Source Satellite Programme provides the information on this Website as described in these Terms and Conditions. The Open Source Satellite Programme may update the Terms and Conditions at any time and without previous notice by posting a new version at www.opensourcesatellite.org. The information on this Website and your use of it is subject to the most recent version of the Terms and Conditions posted.
2. DESCRIPTION OF SERVICE
The Open Source Satellite Programme Website will provide you with access to discussion lists, forums, downloadable data, licenses and other services (the “Services"). Unless explicitly stated otherwise, any new features that augment or enhance the current Services shall be subject to the Terms and Conditions.
3. YOUR REGISTRATION OBLIGATIONS
With respect to your use of the Services, you confirm that you a Human person of legal age to form a binding contract and are not a person forbidden from receiving services under the laws of the United Kingdom or other applicable authorities.
You also agree to:
i. provide true, accurate, current and complete information about yourself as prompted by any of the registration forms on the Website (the "Registration Data")
ii. maintain and promptly update your Registration Data to keep it true, accurate, current and complete. If you provide any information that is untrue, inaccurate, not current or incomplete, or the Open Source Satellite Programme has reasonable grounds to suspect that such information is untrue, inaccurate, not current or incomplete, the Open Source Satellite Programme reserves the right to suspend or terminate your account and to refuse any and all current or future use of the Services (or any part thereof).
You understand that all information, data, text, software, graphics or other materials ("Content"), whether publicly posted or privately transmitted, are the sole responsibility of the person from whom such Content originated. This means that you, and not the Open Source Satellite Programme, are entirely responsible for all Content that you upload, post, email, transmit or otherwise make available via the Services. The Open Source Satellite Programme does not control the Content posted via the Services and, as such, does not guarantee the accuracy, integrity or quality of such Content. Under no circumstances will the Open Source Satellite Programme be liable in any way for any Content, including, but not limited to, any errors or omissions in any Content, or any loss or damage of any kind incurred as a result of the use of any Content posted, emailed, transmitted or otherwise made available via the Services.
You agree to not use the Services to:
i. upload, post, email, transmit or otherwise make available any Content that is unlawful, harmful, threatening, abusive, harassing, tortuous, defamatory, vulgar, obscene, libellous, invasive of another's privacy, hateful, or racially, ethnically or otherwise objectionable or harmful to children;
ii. impersonate any person or entity or falsely state or otherwise misrepresent your affiliation with a person or entity;
iii. forge headers or otherwise manipulate identifiers in order to disguise the origin of any Content transmitted via the Services;
iv. upload, post, email, transmit or otherwise make available any Content that you do not have a right to make available under any law or under contractual or other relationships;
v. upload, post, email, transmit or otherwise make available any Content that infringes any patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright or other proprietary rights of any party;
vi. upload, post, email, transmit or otherwise make available any unsolicited or unauthorised advertising, promotional materials, "junk mail," "spam," or any other form of solicitation;
vii. upload, post, email, transmit or otherwise make available any material that contains software viruses or any other computer code, files or programs designed to interrupt, destroy or limit the functionality of any computer software or hardware or telecommunications equipment;
viii. disrupt the normal flow of dialogue, or otherwise act in a manner that negatively affects other users' ability to engage in discussions or exchanges;
ix. interfere with or disrupt the Services or servers or networks connected to the Services, or disobey any requirements, procedures, policies or regulations of networks connected to the Services;
x. intentionally or unintentionally violate any applicable local, national or international law,
xi. "stalk" or otherwise harass another; and/or
xii. collect or store personal data about other users in connection with the prohibited conduct and activities described in the above paragraphs. You acknowledge that the Open Source Satellite Programme may or may not pre-screen Content, but that the Open Source Satellite Programme and its representatives shall have the right (but not the obligation) in their sole discretion to pre-screen, refuse, move, or remove any Content that is available via the Services and which violates the Terms and Conditions. You agree that you must evaluate, and bear all risks associated with the use of any Content, including any reliance on the accuracy, completeness, or usefulness of such Content.
You acknowledge, consent and agree that the Open Source Satellite Programme may access, preserve and disclose your account information and Content if required to do so by law or in a good faith belief that such access preservation or disclosure is reasonably necessary to:
a. comply with legal requirements;
b. enforce the Terms and Conditions;
c. respond to claims that any Content violates the rights of third parties;
d. respond to your requests for customer service; or
e. protect the rights, property or personal safety of the Open Source Satellite Programme, its users and the public.
6. CONTENT MADE AVAILABLE FOR INCLUSION VIA THE SERVICES
The Open Source Satellite Programme does not claim ownership of Content you submit or make available for inclusion via the Services. However, with respect to Content you submit or make available for inclusion on the publicly available Services, you irrevocably grant the Open Source Satellite Programme the perpetual, worldwide, royalty-free and non-exclusive license, with the right to sublicense through multiple tiers of sublicensees, to use, distribute, reproduce, modify, adapt, publicly perform and publicly display such Content, in whole or in part, via the Services or other publications by the Open Source Satellite Programme in any media whether now existing or which comes into existence in the future and to provide that information under terms that conform to existing Open Source community norms and expectations. For Content you submit for private discussions, you grant the Open Source Satellite Programme the worldwide, royalty-free and non-exclusive license to use, distribute, reproduce, modify, adapt, publicly perform and publicly display such Content within the associated private discussion group.
You agree to indemnify and hold the Open Source Satellite Programme and its subsidiaries, affiliates, officers, agents, employees, partners and licensers harmless from any claim or demand, including but not limited to reasonable legal fees, made by any third party due to or arising out of Content you submit, post, transmit or otherwise make available through the Services, your use of the Services, your connection to the Services, your violation of the Terms and Conditions, or your violation of any rights of another.
8. MODIFICATIONS TO THE SERVICES
You acknowledge that the Open Source Satellite Programme may establish general practices and limits concerning use of the Services, including without limitation the maximum number of days that email messages, Comments or other uploaded Content will be retained by the Open Source Satellite Programme. You further acknowledge that the Open Source Satellite Programme reserves the right to modify these general practices and limits from time to time. The Open Source Satellite Programme reserves the right at any time and from time to time to modify or discontinue, temporarily or permanently, the Services (or any part thereof) with or without notice. You agree that the Open Source Satellite Programme shall not be liable to you or to any third party for any modification, suspension or discontinuation of the Services.
You agree that the Open Source Satellite Programme may terminate your access to the Services for breaches of the Terms and Conditions and/or requests by authorised legal or other government agencies.
The Services may provide, or third parties may provide, links to other World Wide Web sites or resources. Because the Open Source Satellite Programme has no control over such sites and resources, you acknowledge and agree that the Open Source Satellite Programme is not responsible for the availability of such external sites or resources and does not endorse and is not responsible or liable for any Content, advertising, products or other materials on or available from such sites or resources. You further acknowledge and agree that the Open Source Satellite Programme 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 use of or reliance on any such Content, goods or services available on or through any such site or resource.
11. DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTIES
You expressly understand and agree that:
i. Your use of the Open Source Satellite Programme Services is at your sole risk.
ii. The Open Source Satellite Programme service is provided on an "as is" and "as available" basis.
iii. The Open Source Satellite Programme and its subsidiaries, affiliates, officers, employees and licensers expressly disclaim all warranties of any kind, whether express or implied, including, but not limited to the implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose and non-infringement.
iv. The Open Source Satellite Programme and its subsidiaries, affiliates, officers, employees and licensers make no warranty that:
a. The Services will meet your requirements;
b. The Services will be uninterrupted, timely, secure or error-free and
c. The results that may be obtained from the use of the Services will be accurate or reliable. No advice or information, whether oral or written, obtained by you from the Open Source Satellite Programme website or through or from the Services shall create any warranty not expressly stated in the Terms and Conditions.
12. LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
You expressly understand and agree that the Open Source Satellite Programme and its subsidiaries, affiliates, officers, employees, agents, partners and licensers shall not be liable to you for any direct, indirect, incidental, special, consequential or punitive damages, including, but not limited to, damages for loss of profits, goodwill, use, data or other intangible losses (even if the Open Source Satellite Programme has been advised of the possibility of such damages), resulting from the use or the inability to use the Services.
13. COPYRIGHT © 2018-2019 KISPE SPACE SYSTEMS
This Website and its Content (including without limitation the text, computer code, artwork, photographs, images, music, audio material, video material and audio-visual material on this website) is owned by KISPE SPACE SYSTEMS LTD.
14. NOTICE AND PROCEDURE FOR MAKING CLAIMS OF COPYRIGHT INFRINGEMENT
The Open Source Satellite Programme respects the copyright of others, and we ask our users to do the same. The Open Source Satellite Programme may, in appropriate circumstances and at its discretion, disable and/or terminate the access of users who may be repeat infringers. If you believe that your work has been copied in a way that constitutes copyright infringement, please provide the Open Source Satellite Programme’s Copyright Contact the following information: an electronic or physical signature of the person authorised to act on behalf of the owner of the copyright; a description of the copyrighted work that you claim has been infringed; a description of where the material that you claim is infringing is located on the site; your address, telephone number, and email address; a statement by you that you have a good faith belief that the disputed use is not authorised by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law; a statement by you, made under penalty of perjury, that the above information in your Notice is accurate and that you are the copyright owner or authorised to act on the copyright owner's behalf.
The Open Source Satellite Programme’s Contact for Notice of claims of copyright infringement can be reached as follows:
By mail: Dr. John Paffett, KISPE SPACE SYSTEMS LTD, Cody Technology Park, Old Ively Road, Hampshire, GU14 0LX, United Kingdom
15. GENERAL INFORMATION
Entire Agreement. The Terms and Conditions constitute the entire agreement between you and the Open Source Satellite Programme and governs your use of the Open Source Satellite Programme Services, superseding any previous agreements between you and the Open Source Satellite Programme with respect to the Services.
Choice of Law and Forum. The Open Source Satellite Programme and the relationship between you and the Open Source Satellite Programme shall be governed by the laws of the United Kingdom.
Waiver and Severability of Terms. The failure of the Open Source Satellite Programme to exercise or enforce any right or provision of the Terms and Conditions shall not constitute a waiver of such right or provision. If any provision of the Open Source Satellite Programme is found by a court of law to be invalid, the parties nevertheless agree that the court should endeavour to give effect to the parties' intentions as reflected in the provision, and the other provisions of the Terms and Conditions remain in full force and effect.