iSeahorse terms and conditions
Unless agreed otherwise in writing by you and Project Seahorse, by using iSeahorse, you agree to the terms of this agreement. iSeahorse is provided by Project Seahorse, a research unit of The University of British Columbia, Canada (hereafter referred to as 'Project Seahorse', 'we', or 'us'), in partnership with iNaturalist.
Seahorse population trends monitoring
iSeahorse population trends monitoring data is subject to the same terms and conditions as those of iSeahorse observation data.
Photos and Videos
Your photographic and videographic images (“Images”) remain yours and you are free to make them available to others. Licensing your content gives other people the legal right to use it without asking your permission if they stick to the terms of the license. You may select the license type you wish to associate with your Images from within your user profile. By uploading Images to iSeahorse, you are representing that you own the Images or have permission from the rightful owner of the Images to upload them or you are otherwise legally entitled to upload the Images.
You may not submit fake or knowingly erroneous Observations to iSeahorse. You may not use iSeahorse for any unlawful purpose, or to infringe the rights of others on the site. You may not use iSeahorse for advertising or for promotion. You may not post comments or information that is offensive or objectionable. We do not guarantee or make any representations about the accuracy of comments posted on iSeahorse, and comments posted by users on iSeahorse do not reflect the opinions of Project Seahorse or its host institutions.
We reserve the right to remove any material posted on iSeahorse that we consider unsuitable for any reason, at any time. We also reserve the right to exclude anyone from using iSeahorse if they have posted material contrary to this Privacy and Use Agreement. If you see something on iSeahorse that is not acceptable, please report it immediately.
You are welcome to use Observation data, figures and maps from iSeahorse only for your own, personal, non-commercial use, with credit given to iSeahorse as appropriate.
The Images uploaded by users to the site are owned by those users. You may use the Images to assist in identification of the seahorses and for other iSeahorse related purposes. You may not use any Images uploaded to iSeahorse for any non-iSeahorse related purpose unless the owner of the Images grants you that right.
iSeahorse observation data that has been made publically available by users can be download from the website as a csv file. This information may be used for the purposes of research and conservation only, and not for commercial purposes. This does not include any user’s personal information.
Changes to these Terms and Conditions
We may occasionally update or amend the iSeahorse Terms and Conditions. If we make changes, we will post them here and where they are substantial, send an email to all registered users notifying of the change.