Terms of Use

Intellectual Property Rights – Licenses

You are encouraged to use the content in opengridmap.com (the “Works”) to benefit yourself and others in creative ways. OpenGridMap owns the copyright to the Works unless specifically noted to the contrary.

The majority of the Works are licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution license (CC BY 3.0 IGO). Works that are not subject to the CC BY license are clearly labeled with the specific license under which those works may be used. By using opengridmap.com, you agree to be bound by these Terms of Use for opengridmap.com.

Third Party Content

The objective of opengridmap.com is to foster a greater availability of data, visualizations and tools, provided as 'public goods', and third party users and organization are encouraged to use, leverage and contribute data, visualizations and tools to the website.

OpenGridMap does not necessarily own each component of the content included in the Works. OpenGridMap therefore does not warrant that the use of any third-party-owned individual component or part contained in the Works will not infringe on the rights of third parties. The risk of claims resulting from such infringement rests solely with you. If you wish to re-use a component of the Works, it is your responsibility to determine whether permission is needed for that re-use and to obtain permission from the copyright owner.

Further, the accuracy of information published on opengridmap.com by individuals or third party content provider remain the sole responsibility of these users.

Attribution

By using the Works, you agree to provide attribution to OpenGridMap and third party content providers in the following format: OpenGridMap: Works name: Data source (if known), or in the format specified by third party content providers. When sharing or facilitating access to the Works, you agree to include the same attribution requirement in any sub-licenses of the Works that you grant, and a requirement that any sub-licensees do the same. You may meet this requirement by providing the uniform resource locator (URL) of these Terms of Use.

No Endorsement

You may not publicly represent or imply that OpenGridMap is participating in, or has sponsored, approved or endorsed the manner or purpose of your use or reproduction of the Works .OpenGridMap retains all rights to prosecute, to the fullest extent of the law, any use of its Works in a manner that falsifies, misrepresents, disparages or fraudulently uses the Works, or disparages or harms the reputation of OpenGridMap.

No Association, No Use of OpenGridMap Logo and Name

You may not use any trade-mark, official mark, official emblem or logo of OpenGridMap, or any of its other means of promotion or publicity, without OpenGridMap's prior written consent nor in any event to represent or imply an association or affiliation with OpenGridMap.

No Warranties

OpenGridMap reserves the right at any time and from time to time to modify or discontinue, temporarily or permanently, the Works, any means of accessing or utilizing the Works, or the API at our sole discretion with or without prior notice to you.

OpenGridMap may at our sole discretion, under any circumstances, for any or no reason whatsoever and with or without prior notice to you, terminate your access to the Works, any means of accessing or utilizing the Works or the API.

OpenGridMap DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND RELATED TO THE PROVISION OF THE WORKS AND THE APIS. Please review the section of The OpenGridMap Terms and Conditions under the heading Disclaimers, Releases and Limitations on Liability for a more complete statement regarding those subjects.

Exclusion of Liability

OpenGridMap SHALL NOT BE RESPONSIBLE OR LIABLE TO YOU FOR ANY LOSS OR DAMAGE OF ANY SORT INCURRED BY YOU IN CONNECTION WITH YOUR USE OF THE WORKS. OpenGridMap also shall not be responsible or liable for the accuracy, usefulness or availability of any data in the Works. Please review the section of The OpenGridMap Terms and Conditions under the heading Disclaimers, Releases and Limitations on Liability for a more complete statement regarding those subjects.

You acknowledge that these Works Terms constitute a non-exclusive agreement. OpenGridMap may develop products or services that compete with products or services that you offer without incurring any liability.

Other parties may have ownership interests in some of the Works contained on the Site. OpenGridMap in no way represents or warrants that it owns or controls all rights in all Works, and OpenGridMap will not be liable to you for any claims brought against you by third parties in connection with your use of any Materials.

Nothing herein shall constitute or be considered to be a limitation upon or waiver of the privileges and immunities of OpenGridMap, all of which are specifically reserved.

Other

Please review The OpenGridMap Terms and Conditions prior to using the Works. By using the Works or any presentations derived from them, or by using our APIs in connection with the Works, you consent to be bound OpenGridMap Terms and Conditions, including these Works Terms.

These Works Terms may be amended by OpenGridMap from time to at our sole discretion. Upon amendment, we will place a notice on opengridmap.com. Please periodically review the controlling version of these Works Terms. By continuing to use the Works subsequent to OpenGridMap making available an amended version of these Works Terms, you acknowledge, agree and consent to such amendment.

OpenGridMap offers other websites, services and databases that are governed by different Terms of Use, as stated in OpenGridMap terms and conditions, or in any terms and conditions specific to such websites, services and databases. Please review the applicable Terms of Use before using any websites, services and databases provided or made available by OpenGridMap. Please note that failure to comply with these Terms of Use, or with the license terms applicable to any Work, including proper attribution format or retaining copyright notices as required, may be grounds for OpenGridMap to restrict or prohibit your access to opengridmap.com. In addition, OpenGridMap reserves all rights and legal remedies for those violations.

No agency, partnership, joint venture, employee-employer or franchiser-franchisee relationship is intended, entered, or created by these opengridmap.com Terms.

Nothing herein shall constitute or be considered to be a limitation upon or waiver of the privileges and immunities of OpenGridMap, all of which are specifically reserved. Any dispute between OpenGridMap and you arising out of, or in connection with, opengridmap.com, the Works, or your use of opengridmap.com which cannot be amicably settled between the parties to such dispute shall be arbitrated in accordance with the UNCITRAL Arbitration Rules as then in force. The arbitral tribunal shall consist of a sole arbitrator and the language of the proceedings shall be English. The arbitration shall take place in the District of Columbia. The arbitral proceedings shall be conducted remotely (e.g., via telephone conference or written submissions) whenever practicable. Any resulting arbitration decision shall be final and binding on both parties.

If you have questions about these Terms of Use, or about the license terms applicable to any specific Work in opengridmap.com, please contact us by sending an email to j.rivera@tum.de.

If you believe that your rights, or the rights of a third party, including any intellectual property rights, are being violated in any way by any Works on opengridmap.com, please contact us by sending an email to j.rivera@tum.de.

These Terms of Use have been last amended on: November 25, 2016

Privacy Policy

Your privacy is important to us.

It is OpenGridMap's policy to respect your privacy regarding any information we may collect while operating our website. Accordingly, we have developed this privacy policy in order for you to understand how we collect, use, communicate, disclose and otherwise make use of personal information. We have outlined our privacy policy below.

  • We will collect personal information by lawful and fair means and, where appropriate, with the knowledge or consent of the individual concerned.
  • Before or at the time of collecting personal information, we will identify the purposes for which information is being collected.
  • We will collect and use personal information solely for fulfilling those purposes specified by us and for other ancillary purposes, unless we obtain the consent of the individual concerned or as required by law.
  • Personal data should be relevant to the purposes for which it is to be used, and, to the extent necessary for those purposes, should be accurate, complete, and up-to-date.
  • We will protect personal information by using reasonable security safeguards against loss or theft, as well as unauthorized access, disclosure, copying, use or modification.
  • We will make readily available to customers information about our policies and practices relating to the management of personal information.
  • We will only retain personal information for as long as necessary for the fulfilment of those purposes.
  • We are committed to conducting our business in accordance with these principles in order to ensure that the confidentiality of personal information is protected and maintained. OpenGridMap may change this privacy policy from time to time at OpenGridMap's sole discretion.

We are committed to conducting our business in accordance with these principles in order to ensure that the confidentiality of personal information is protected and maintained. OpenGridMap may change this privacy policy from time to time at OpenGridMap's sole discretion.

Informatics 13 - Chair of Business Information Systems

Prof. Jacobsen

Technical University of Munich
Boltzmannstr. 3
85748 Garching
Germany

sekretariati13(at)in.tum.de
phone: +49 (89) 289 19465
fax: +49 (89) 289 19466