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The Site is the property of the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation (“Foundation”, “us”, or “we”) and/or its vendors and licensors.

All content on our website, except for photos, logos, and publications, is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 United States License (“Creative Commons License”). As more fully described in the linked site, this license permits you to copy, distribute, and display such content so long as you mention and link back to the Foundation and do not change the content or use it commercially.

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As a condition of your use of this Site, you warrant that you will not use the Site for any purpose that is unlawful or prohibited by these Terms of Use. If you breach any of these Terms of Use, your authorization to use this Site automatically terminates and you must immediately destroy any downloaded or printed materials.

You may not use automated systems (e.g., robots, spiders, etc.) to access the Site. You agree not to collect personally identifiable information of other users of the Site or to sell or otherwise exploit that information.

Any rights not expressly granted by these Terms of Use are reserved by Foundation and/or its vendors and licensors.

  1. Restrictions on Use and Ownership. All pages and information within this Web site and any material made available for download (collectively the “Site”) are provided subject to these terms of use (“Terms of Use”).

  2. Privacy. Please review Foundation’s Privacy Policy for details on the manner in which we collect, use, disclose and otherwise manage your personal information.

  3. Copies of These Terms of Use; Updates. You may print a copy of these Terms of Use by clicking and downloading the document. We suggest retaining a copy for your future reference. You should be aware, however, that we may revise these Terms of Use at any time, and by your continued use of the Site agree to be bound by future revisions. It is your responsibility to periodically visit the “Terms” link at the bottom of our home page to review the most current version of the Terms of Use. You may use your browser to print copies of any updated Terms of Use.

  4. Your License to Us; Content. Any communications, content, video, or other material of any kind that you e-mail, post, upload, store, or transmit through the Site, including, questions, comments, suggestions, and other data and information (your “Content”) will be treated as non-confidential and non-proprietary. You grant the Foundation a non-exclusive, perpetual, world-wide, irrevocable license to reproduce, transmit, display, disclose, create derivative works of, perform, and otherwise use and exploit your Content on the Site or elsewhere for our business purposes in all media now known or later developed. We are free to use any ideas, concepts, techniques, know-how in your Content for any purpose, including, but not limited to, the development and use of products and services based on the Content.

  5. Your Obligations. You represent and warrant that you have all right, title, and interest necessary to post your Content to the Site and grant the rights provided above. You will not provide any Content that (i) violates the intellectual property, privacy, publicity, or other rights of any individual or entity; (ii) is defamatory, obscene, threatening, harassing, or offensive; or (iii) violates any law, regulation, or rule. Foundation may, but is not obligated to, monitor or review any areas of the Site where user Content may be made available, including, but not limited to, chat rooms, discussion areas, bulletin boards, and other user forums. Foundation, however, will have no liability related to the Content or your access to or use of any other user’s Content, whether or not arising under the laws of copyright, defamation, privacy, obscenity, or otherwise. Foundation retains the right to remove, in its sole discretion, without notice, Content that includes any material deemed abusive, defamatory, obscene, illegal, or otherwise inappropriate.

  6. Your Indemnity. At Foundation’s option and request, you will, at your own expense, indemnify, defend, and hold Foundation and its subsidiaries, affiliates, officers, employees, agents, co-branders, suppliers, or associates harmless from and against any losses, costs, damages, liabilities, and expenses (including reasonable attorneys’ fees and expert costs), arising out of your use of the Site or related to a third-party claim, action or allegation (a) related in any way to a transaction or dispute between you and any third party, (b) based on or caused by unauthorized access to the Site through your account, (c) based on your actual or alleged breach of these Terms of Use, (d) based on your violation of any applicable law or regulation of any jurisdiction, or (e) arising out of your Content. You may not enter into a settlement or stipulated judgment of the foregoing without Foundation's prior written consent.

  7. Infringement Notices. As provided in the Digital Millennium Copyright Act of 1998, we have designated the following individual for notification of potential copyright infringement regarding the site:

    Attention: Sasha Abrams, Legal Department, communications@moore.org, 650.213.3000 or 1661 Page Mill Road, Palo Alto, CA, 94304. 

    If you believe content available through the Site infringes a copyright, please provide the following information to the person identified above (17 U.S.C. § 512): 

    a. A physical or electronic signature of the copyright owner or authorized agent; 

    b. Identification of the copyrighted work(s) claimed to have been infringed; 

    c. Identification of the material that is claimed to be infringing or to be the subject of the infringing activity and that is to be removed or access to which is to be disabled, and information reasonably sufficient to permit us to locate the material; 

    d. Information regarding how we may contact you (e.g., mailing address, telephone number, e-mail address); 

    e. A statement that the copyright owner or its authorized agent has a good faith belief that use of the material in the manner complained of is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law, and 

    f. A statement that the information in the notification is accurate, and made under penalty of perjury, and, if an agent is providing the notification, a statement that the agent is authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed. 

  8. Warranty Disclaimer. THIS SITE, INCLUDING ANY CONTENT OR INFORMATION CONTAINED WITHIN IT OR ANY SITE-RELATED SERVICE, IS PROVIDED “AS IS,” WITH ALL FAULTS, WITH NO REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESSED OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, QUIET ENJOYMENT, QUALITY OF INFORMATION, AND TITLE/NONINFRINGEMENT.YOU ASSUME TOTAL RESPONSIBILITY AND RISK FOR YOUR USE OF THIS SITE, SITE-RELATED SERVICES, AND HYPERLINKED WEB SITES. 

  9. Limitation of Liability. FOUNDATION AND ITS AFFILIATES, VENDORS, LICENSORS, AND OTHER THIRD PARTIES MENTIONED ON THE SITE ARE NEITHER RESPONSIBLE NOR LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, SPECIAL, EXEMPLARY, PUNITIVE, OR OTHER DAMAGES WHATSOEVER (INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, THOSE RESULTING FROM LOST PROFITS, LOST DATA, OR BUSINESS INTERRUPTION) ARISING OUT OF OR RELATING IN ANY WAY TO THE SITE, SITE-RELATED SERVICES AND PRODUCTS, CONTENT OR INFORMATION CONTAINED WITHIN THE SITE, AND/OR ANY HYPERLINKED WEB SITE, WHETHER BASED ON WARRANTY, CONTRACT, TORT, OR ANY OTHER LEGAL THEORY AND WHETHER OR NOT ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES.YOUR SOLE REMEDY FOR DISSATISFACTION WITH THE SITE, SITE-RELATED SERVICES, AND/OR HYPERLINKED WEB SITES IS TO STOP USING THE SITE AND/OR THOSE SERVICES.APPLICABLE LAW MAY NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OR LIMITATION OF INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, SO THE ABOVE LIMITATION OR EXCLUSION MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU. 

  10. Accuracy and Integrity of Information. Although Foundation attempts to ensure the integrity and accurateness of the Site, it makes no guarantees whatsoever as to the correctness or accuracy of the Site. It is possible that the Site could include typographical errors, inaccuracies or other errors, and that unauthorized additions, deletions and alterations could be made to the Site by third parties. In the event that an inaccuracy arises, please inform Foundation so that it can be corrected. Information contained on the Site may be changed or updated without notice. 

  11. Links or Pointers to Other Sites. Foundation makes no representations whatsoever about any other Web site that you may access through this Site. When you access a non-Foundation site, please understand that it is independent from Foundation, and that Foundation has no control over the content on that Web site.In addition, a hyperlink to a non-Foundation Web site does not mean that Foundation endorses or accepts any responsibility for the content, or the use, of the linked site. It is up to you to take precautions to ensure that whatever you select for your use or download is free of such items as viruses, worms, Trojan horses, and other items of a destructive nature. If you decide to access any of the third party sites linked to this Site, you do this entirely at your own risk. 

  12. Choice of Law; Venue. These Terms of Use are entered into in the State of California and shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of California, exclusive of its choice of law rules. Any dispute, controversy or claim arising under, out of, in connection with or in relation to the Site or these Terms of Use will be resolved in Santa Clara County, California. In the event that any of the Terms of Use are held by a court or other tribunal of competent jurisdiction to be unenforceable, such provisions shall be limited or eliminated to the minimum extent necessary so that these Terms of Use shall otherwise remain in full force and effect. 

  13. Entire Agreement. These Terms of Use, as may be amended from time-to-time by Foundation, constitute the entire agreement between Foundation and you pertaining to the subject matter hereof. Certain provisions of these Terms of Use may be superseded by expressly designated legal notices or terms located on particular pages within this Site.