HOW TO REACH US
Our main office is:
X PRIZE Foundation
5510 Lincoln Blvd. Suite 100
Playa Vista, CA 90094-2034
X PRIZE operates this Website from its headquarters in the United States. We can’t promise that this Website is appropriate or available in other locations; if you do access this Website from another country, you agree to follow all of that country’s laws regarding the use of this Website. Furthermore, references to X PRIZE products, programs, and services do not imply that X PRIZE intends to announce such products, programs, or services in your country.
You may contact us using the form at http://www.xprize.org/contact with any questions, complaints, or claims.
If you are a copyright owner or working for one and believe that something on this Website belongs to you or otherwise violates your rights, let us know by following our DMCA Policy, available at http://www.xprize.org/dmca-policy .
1. WHO CAN USE THE WEBSITE
2. SIGNING UP
Registration. You do not have to register or otherwise provide us with any information in order to visit our Website; however some features of our Website may require you to create a user account. If you create an account, we need you to provide only true, current, complete and accurate information and you agree to keep it true, current, complete and accurate. You also will choose a password and a user name. You are entirely responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your password and account, and should change your password from time to time to keep it secure. It should go without saying, but you may not use anyone else’s account at any time, without their permission.
Safeguarding Your Account. You are responsible for the activities that occur under your account. If something goes wrong and you think someone else is using your account or accessing the information in your account without your permission, you must change your passwords and let us know immediately, but X PRIZE will not be liable for any loss that you may incur as a result of someone else using your password or account. We’re trusting you to take good care of your secure information, and you could be held liable for losses incurred by X PRIZE or another party due to someone else using your account or password.
USING X PRIZE’S INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY
Our Property. We’ve worked hard to bring you this Website and all of its associated content. X PRIZE and its licensors will retain ownership of our intellectual property rights, including, without limitation, rights to our Website’s content, trademarks and other logos, text, graphics, icons, images, audio clips, video clips, digital downloads and the “look and feel” of our Website and all services offered by us (“Our Property”). You can only use Our Property in connection with your personal use of our Website.
Use of Our Knowledge. You can view, copy, print, display, transmit and distribute publications, documents and other content found on our Website (such as FAQs, white papers, datasheets, press releases and so on), for your personal, non-commercial use, but not for any other purpose.
What Is Not Allowed. We want to provide our Website and related services to as many people as possible. To do that, we need to foster an environment where everyone feels they can use our Website and share ideas safely. Your promise to follow our rules helps us get there. Therefore, you agree not to:
- Use our Website or the things on it for a commercial purpose
- Modify, adapt or translate any part of our Website without first getting our written permission
- Reverse-engineer, decompile, create derivative works of, modify, disrupt, otherwise tamper or disassemble the technology we use to provide our Website (and related services) or otherwise attempt to obtain our source code
- Bypass, modify, defeat, reverse-engineer, disassemble, tamper with or circumvent any of the security features of our Website, including altering any digital rights management functionality of our Website
- Remove or alter any copyright, trademark or other proprietary notice contained on our Website
- Interfere with or damage our Website or our servers through the use of viruses, cancel bots, Trojan horses, harmful code, flood pings, denial of service attacks, packet or IP spoofing, forged routing or electronic mail address information, or similar methods or technology
- Impersonate another person or entity, misrepresent your affiliation with a person or entity (including us), or use a false identity
- Collect, manually or through an automatic process, information about other users or our Website
- Submit false or misleading information to us or post material that infringes on a third party’s intellectual property
- Engage in any activity that interferes with any third party’s ability to use or enjoy, or our ability to provide our Website
- “Deep link” or frame, inline link or mirror any part of our Website without our written permission
- Engage, directly or indirectly, in transmission of “spam,” chain letters, junk mail or any other type of unsolicited solicitation
If you breach these restrictions, you may be subject to prosecution and damages and will be prohibited from using our Website.
Your Publicly Available Content. Our Website may offer opportunities for interactive activities, which may enable you and other users to communicate with each other directly, or to post information and other material that will be visible to the entire Internet. If you post, publish or communicate anything through our Website (from raw data to software to photographs to sounds and beyond), this content will be seen by other users, so please choose carefully the information that you post or provide to other users (“Your Content”). Your Content also includes comments, testimonials, feedback, suggestions, ideas, and other submissions about our Website or our services or how to improve them. Do not submit any of Your Content that you consider to be confidential or proprietary or if you do not wish to grant us the rights described below. Even if you submit Your Content, we are not required to post or use it in any way.
That said, Your Content does not include anything you provide to us as part of a team for a competition (e.g., an official entry or registration). Those submissions are governed by the competition’s Master Team Agreement. We do not claim ownership of those submissions, except as we explain in the Master Team Agreement.
Being “Social” Without Being Anti-Social. We expect basic courtesy from our Website visitors. You may not post or transmit through our Website any unlawful, harmful, threatening, abusive, harassing, defamatory, vulgar, obscene, sexually explicit, profane, hateful, racially, ethnically, or otherwise objectionable material of any kind. While we can’t promise to always monitor our Website, we may review materials posted to it and remove and/or edit any materials, suspend users or terminate accounts or access to our Website whenever we choose.
No Sponsorship of User Posts. We do not control or endorse Your Content or content posted by others and, therefore, we can’t accept any liability with regard to Your Content and any actions resulting from your use of our Website and interaction with other users. You are solely responsible for your interaction with other users of our Website and any material that you post.
Persistence of Content. We might, or we might allow you to, delete Your Content that appears on our Website. However, keep in mind we keep backup copies which may contain Your Content that you delete, and if another user saw one of your posts and copied or shared such content, your deletion of Your Content will not delete copies shared by others.
3. THIRD PARTY SITES
4. X PRIZE’S REPRESENTATIONS AND WARRANTIES; DISCLAIMERS
What follows is very important, and explains the limits of our responsibilities and liabilities regarding your use of our Website.
EXCEPT AS EXPRESSLY PROVIDED OTHERWISE, OUR WEBSITE AND ALL INFORMATION, SOFTWARE, DOCUMENTATION, MATERIALS, SERVICES AND PUBLICATIONS ON OUR WEBSITE ARE PROVIDED “AS-IS” AND ON AN “AS AVAILABLE” BASIS WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND AND X PRIZE HEREBY DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES EITHER EXPRESSED OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, ALL WARRANTIES AND CONDITIONS OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, TITLE, NON-INFRINGEMENT, AND QUIET ENJOYMENT. WE DO NOT REPRESENT OR WARRANT THAT OUR WEBSITES AND OUR SERVICES WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR-FREE, THAT THE DEFECTS WILL BE CORRECTED, OR THAT OUR WEBSITES OR THE SERVERS THAT MAKE OUR WEBSITES AVAILABLE ARE FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS. WE DO NOT MAKE ANY WARRANTIES OR REPRESENTATIONS REGARDING THE USE OF THE MATERIALS ON OUR WEBSITE IN TERMS OF THEIR CORRECTNESS, ACCURACY, ADEQUACY, USEFULNESS, TIMELINESS, RELIABILITY OR OTHERWISE. EXCEPT AS EXPRESSLY PROVIDED OTHERWISE, YOU ASSUME ALL RISKS CONCERNING THE SUITABILITY AND ACCURACY OF THE INFORMATION WITHIN OUR WEBSITE, MATERIALS, PUBLICATIONS AND DOCUMENTS. OUR WEBSITE, MATERIALS, PUBLICATIONS AND DOCUMENTS MAY CONTAIN TECHNICAL INACCURACIES OR TYPOGRAPHICAL ERRORS. X PRIZE ASSUMES NO RESPONSIBILITY FOR AND DISCLAIMS ALL LIABILITY FOR ANY SUCH INACCURACIES, ERRORS OR OMISSIONS IN OUR WEBSITE, MATERIALS, PUBLICATIONS AND DOCUMENTS AND IN ANY OTHER REFERENCE. APPLICABLE LAW MAY NOT ALLOW LIMITATIONS OR EXCLUSIONS ON WARRANTIES, SO THE ABOVE LIMITATIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.
IN NO EVENT WILL X PRIZE AND/OR ITS RESPECTIVE SUPPLIERS BE LIABLE FOR ANY SPECIAL, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES RESULTING FROM THE USE OF, OR THE INABILITY TO USE, OUR WEBSITE OR MATERIALS ON OUR WEBSITE, EVEN IF WE HAVE BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES, WHETHER IN AN ACTION OF CONTRACT, NEGLIGENCE OR OTHER TORTIOUS ACTION. IN NO EVENT WILL OUR MAXIMUM, AGGREGATE LIABILITY EXCEED $100. APPLICABLE LAW MAY NOT ALLOW THE LIMITATION OF EXCLUSION OF LIABILITY OR INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, SO THE ABOVE LIMITATION OR EXCLUSION MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.
6. YOUR REPRESENTATIONS AND WARRANTIES
Termination; Survival. We may, in our discretion and without any liability, change, modify, suspend, make improvements to or discontinue any aspect of our Website at any time without prior notice. We may deny you access to all or part of our Website at any time for any reason or no reason at all. These provisions will survive termination: 3, 5, 6, 7, and 8. For purposes of clarity, the survival of the provisions in “Use of our Website” and “Your Representations and Warranties” means that even if your account is terminated, if you breached those provisions while using our Website, we have the right to sue you for damages or injunctive relief.
Notice. We may deliver notice to you by any method that we deem reliable. You may only give notice to us by using the address listed above.