We provide as a public courtesy everything you see, hear or otherwise receive from, and anything you download or otherwise use from, the Site (collectively and as further described below, the “Content”). By accessing and using the Site, The User agrees to the following Terms. If The User does not agree with any of these Terms, please do not use the Site. We may change the Terms at any time without prior notice, and your continued use of any of the Site following any changes is an agreement by you to the change in Terms. We may change, suspend, discontinue, or remove any part of the Site at any time, without prior notice, including the availability of any Site feature, services or Content.
Without limiting the specific Terms below, which are important for the User to read and understand, the Fondation Voir Et Entendre encourages the User to use the Content as long as you comply with these Terms, which can be generally summarized as follows:
- The use of the Content by the User, including creation of derivative works of the services, data and tools, must be for research or other noncommercial purposes unless it is otherwise set forth in these Terms or agreed to in writing by the Fondation Voir Et Entendre. For purposes of these Terms, commercial use is the incorporation of the Fondation Voir Et Entendre Content into anything that is designed for the purpose of sale (i.e but not limited, textbook, revue, scientific documentary); however, because we encourage use of our Content for research and academic publication, you may, without further permission, publish a limited set of the Content in academic or journalistic publication with appropriate citation, and still be compliant with these Terms.
- The use must be in accordance with the Freedom to Innovate section below, which allows The User to make Improvements (as defined below) to advance its research purposes, but prohibits The User from using any intellectual property rights on such Improvements that would limit our freedom to innovate.
- The User must provide proper attribution of the source in accordance with applicable academic and/or industry customs and standards in case of use of the Content provided by the Fondation Voir Et Entendre.
If you have any questions about these Terms, or to request written permission to use the Content outside of these Terms, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Unless otherwise noted, we own the copyright for, and reserve all rights to, all of the copyrightable Content on our Site. We also own a number of trademarks that are on our Site including the FONDATION VOIR ET ENTENDRE (logo and words).
While we encourage you to use these resources for your research or other noncommercial purposes, we want to ensure that our Content is afforded proper citation as detailed below in all cases where it is used publicly.
If you are unsure about how to cite a source or would like written approval for a specific use that is otherwise prohibited, please contact us at: email@example.com.
Please send us a copy of your publication or other work citing these resources to firstname.lastname@example.org. This helps us track when and how our Content is being used, and thus guides and supports our continued efforts to provide useful open public resources.
If you cite or display any Content, or reference our organization, in any format, written or otherwise, including print or web publications, presentations, grant applications, webSite, other online applications such as blogs, or other works, you must follow these Citation Guidelines.
- Primary publication
In cases where there is a primary publication about the specific resource, cite both the publication and the specific Site. Citation of the primary publication is essential when citing the resource in a scientific publication. In cases where it is not feasible to cite the primary publication, and only in such cases, the Site citation is sufficient on its own.
- Integrating our data into a website
When integrating our data into a website, cite the source in a manner that is clear, accurate and easily discoverable and link to the source. Also, be sure that our Content is never displayed in the absence of such citation.
- White paper or other document
When citing a white paper or other document associated with a particular resource, cite the specific document by title and date, as well as the Site for that resource.
If you use specific images or other data downloaded from the Site, please cite the specific image or data used and the URL that links directly to that information in a manner that would allow a third party to navigate to that image or data on the Site.
Use the following general citation format for any Fondation Voir Et Entendre resource accessed digitally through the Site:
© [[year of first publication]] FONDATION VOIR ET ENTENDRE. [Name of Fondation Voir et Entendre Resource]. Available from: [Resource URL]
Unless otherwise stated, we own or have a license to all of the Content on the Site. The Content includes everything you see, hear or otherwise receive from, and anything you download or otherwise use from, the Site, including but not limited to, software, viewable data files, images, illustrations, designs, video, icons, photographs, text, sounds, music, code, services, data, tools and the Site as a whole. The Content and the selection and arrangement of the Content are protected by French and international copyright, trademark and other laws. Nothing in these Terms transfers to you any right, title or interest in any Content, including any intellectual property or content of third-party website included on the Site.
The User may use, copy, distribute, publicly perform, publicly display or create derivative works of the Content (except our name, trademarks or logos) for research or other noncommercial purposes. Some elements of the Content will nevertheless be submitted to the signature of a material transfer agreement (MTA) before their download and before any use. Any derivative works (defined as “Improvements” below) are subject to the “Freedom to Innovate and Rights to Improvements” section of these Terms and to the terms of the MTA if applicable.
The User may not redistribute the Content or Improvements for commercial purposes without our written permission and the fully executed MTA. For purposes of these Terms, commercial purposes is the incorporation of the Fondation Voir Et Entendre’s Content into anything that is designed for the purpose of sale; however, because we encourage use of our Content for research and academic publication, you may, without obtaining further license or permission, publish a limited set of the Content in academic or journalistic publication (with appropriate citation) and still be compliant with these Terms.
The User may not post Content on social media or other third-party webSite that require you to acknowledge that you own the Content you post (e.g., YouTubeTM, FlickrTM and TwitterTM). The User agrees that (s)he will not use the Site in any manner that would violate anyone else’s rights, such as copyright, trademark, patent, privacy or other rights. This includes removing any copyright, trademark or other proprietary notices from the Content. The User may not create hyperlinks to the Site that portray the Fondation Voir Et Entendre in a false or misleading light. The User agrees that (s)he will only make lawful use of the Site in compliance with all state and local laws and regulations.
Freedom to Innovate and Rights to Improvements
The User may, and are encouraged to, develop new methods, applications, interfaces or other inventions or works that improve the use of, and build upon, the Content (collectively, “Improvements”). In order to make the Content available to you and others, however, we must preserve our freedom to innovate. You and the Fondation Voir Et Entendre shall be co-owners of the Improvements, taking into account the respective contributions of each. It is understood that these Terms will apply to the Improvements and a specific agreement shall be signed between The User and the Fondation Voir Et Entendre before any commercial use of the Improvements. Additionally, Fondation Voir Et Entendre retains its rights, title and interest in any Content that is part of or is used by The User to create an Improvement.
THE SITE AND THE CONTENT ARE PROVIDED “AS IS,” WITHOUT WARRANTY OR REPRESENTATION OF ANY KIND, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED. THE FONDATION VOIR ET ENTENDRE DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES AND REPRESENTATIONS, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, WITH RESPECT TO THE SITE AND THE CONTENT, INCLUDING THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND NON-INFRINGEMENT. THIS DISCLAIMER APPLIES TO THE FULLEST EXTENT POSSIBLE UNDER APPLICABLE LAW. IF THE USER IS DISSATISFIED WITH THE SITE OR THE CONTENT, OR WITH ANY OF THESE TERMS, IT’S SOLE AND EXCLUSIVE REMEDY IS TO DISCONTINUE USING THE SITE AND THE CONTENT.
Limitation of Liability
THE USER ASSUMES ALL RESPONSIBILITY FOR ANY USE OF ANY SERVICES, DATA, TOOLS AND ANY OTHER “CONTENT” OFFERED ON OR THROUGH THE “SITE.” IN NO EVENT SHALL THE FONDATION VOIR ET ENTENDRE, ITS DIRECTORS, OFFICERS, EMPLOYEES, AGENTS, LICENSEES, LICENSORS, CONTRIBUTORS, FOUNDERS OR ADVISORS, OR ANY OTHER PERSON WHO HAS BEEN INVOLVED IN THE CREATION OR PRODUCTION OF THE SITE OR THE CONTENT (COLLECTIVELY, “RELEASED PARTIES”) BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR SPECIAL DAMAGES, OR ANY OTHER DAMAGES OF ANY KIND, INCLUDING DAMAGES FOR LOSS OF BUSINESS, LOSS OF DATA OR LOST PROFITS, UNDER ANY CONTRACT, NEGLIGENCE, STRICT LIABILITY OR OTHER THEORY ARISING OUT OF THE USE OF, THE INABILITY TO USE, OR ERRORS, OMISSIONS, INTERRUPTIONS OR OTHER INACCURACIES IN, THE SITE OR THE CONTENT, EVEN IF A RELEASED PARTY HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. IN NO EVENT SHALL A RELEASED PARTY BE LIABLE FOR ANY CLAIMS ARISING OUT OF THE USE OF THE SITE OR THE CONTENT. THIS LIMITATION OF LIABILITY APPLIES TO THE FULLEST EXTENT POSSIBLE UNDER APPLICABLE LAW.
The laws of France govern these Terms, without reference to conflicts of law principles. The User agrees that any legal action you bring arising out of your use of the Site shall be settled exclusively by French jurisdictions.
If for any reason a court of competent jurisdiction finds any provision of the Terms, or any portion thereof, to be unenforceable, that provision will be enforced to the maximum extent permissible so as to give effect to the intent of the Terms, and the remainder of the Terms will remain in full force and effect. The failure of the Fondation Voir Et Entendre to enforce any rights under these Terms or to take any action against The User in the event of any breach of these Terms shall not be deemed a waiver by the Fondation Voir Et Entendre as to subsequent enforcement of its rights in the event of a future breach. The Terms are the entire agreement between you and the Fondation Voir Et Entendre relating to the Site. Any other agreements between The User and the Fondation Voir Et Entendre regarding the subject matter of the Terms are superseded and have no force or effect. All rights not expressly granted herein are reserved.
The Fondation Voir Et Entendre may suspend or terminate the access to all or part of the Site, at any time, without notice, and for any reason. If The User fails to comply with these Terms, The User no longer has authorization to use the Site and any and all rights granted to The User under the Terms are revoked. The obligations under these Terms will continue upon termination of the rights granted to The User, including restrictions regarding the Content, disclaimers, indemnification, and liability.