Donate your Noise to Science Legal Terms

Effective September 27, 2017

Eligibility

You must be over the age of 13 or have your parent or guardian consent to and supervise your participation in our crowd-sourcing project.

Your Contributions and Release of Rights

By submitting your recordings, you waive all copyrights and related rights that you may have in them, and you agree to release the recordings to the public under CC-0. This means that you agree to waive all rights to the recordings worldwide under copyright and database law, including moral and publicity rights and all related and neighboring rights. Noise recordings may used to improve the RNNoise project (see demo) and may made be available in a noise database for public consumption and use.

General

Disclaimer; Limitation of Liability: DONATE YOUR NOISE TO SCIENCE AND ALL INCLUDED RECORDINGS ARE PROVIDED ON AN "AS IS" BASIS WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, WHETHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED. XIPH.ORG FOUNDATION TAKES NO RESPONSIBILITY AND ASSUMES NO LIABILITY FOR ANY RECORDINGS THAT YOU OR ANY OTHER USER OR THIRD PARTY POSTS OR TRANSMITS USING DONATE YOUR NOISE TO SCIENCE.

XIPH.ORG FOUNDATION SPECIFICALLY DISCLAIMS ANY AND ALL WARRANTIES AND CONDITIONS OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, AND NON-INFRINGEMENT, AND ANY WARRANTIES ARISING OUT OF COURSE OF DEALING OR USAGE OF TRADE.

TO THE EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, YOU AGREE TO RELEASE AND HOLD HARMLESS XIPH.ORG FOUNDATION AND ITS RESPECTIVE PARENT, SUBSIDIARIES, AFFILIATES, DIRECTORS, OFFICERS, EMPLOYEES, AND AGENTS (THE "XIPH.ORG FOUNDATION PARTIES"), FROM ANY AND ALL LIABILITY FOR ANY DAMAGE, LOSS OR DELAY (INCLUDING PERSONAL INJURY, DEATH, OR PROPERTY DAMAGE) RESULTING IN WHOLE OR IN PART, DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY, FROM YOUR PARTICIPATION IN DONATE YOUR NOISE TO SCIENCE.

EXCEPT AS REQUIRED BY LAW, XIPH.ORG FOUNDATION AND THE XIPH.ORG FOUNDATION PARTIES WILL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY INDIRECT, SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, OR EXEMPLARY DAMAGES ARISING OUT OF OR IN ANY WAY RELATING TO THESE TERMS OR THE USE OF OR INABILITY TO USE THE SERVICES, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION DIRECT AND INDIRECT DAMAGES FOR LOSS OF GOODWILL, WORK STOPPAGE, LOST PROFITS, LOSS OF DATA, AND COMPUTER FAILURE OR MALFUNCTION, EVEN IF ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES AND REGARDLESS OF THE THEORY (CONTRACT, TORT, OR OTHERWISE) UPON WHICH SUCH CLAIM IS BASED. THE COLLECTIVE LIABILITY OF XIPH.ORG FOUNDATION AND THE XIPH.ORG FOUNDATION PARTIES UNDER THIS AGREEMENT WILL NOT EXCEED $500 (FIVE HUNDRED DOLLARS). SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OR LIMITATION OF INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, OR SPECIAL DAMAGES, SO THIS EXCLUSION AND LIMITATION MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.

Updates: Xiph.Org Foundation may update these Terms from time to time to address a new feature of the Services or to clarify a provision. The updated Terms will be posted online. If the changes are substantive, we will announce the update through Xiph.Org Foundation's usual channels for such announcements such as blog posts and forums. Your continued use of the Services after the effective date of such changes constitutes your acceptance of such changes. To make your review more convenient, we will post an effective date at the top of this page.

Termination: We may suspend or terminate your access to the Services at any time for any reason, we will make reasonable efforts to notify you by the email address associated with your account or the next time you attempt to access the Services. Regardless of any termination, all recordings that you submit to Xiph.Org Foundation will continue to be publicly available.

Governing Law: These Legal Terms constitute the entire agreement between you and Xiph.Org Foundation concerning Donate your Noise to Science and are governed by the laws of the state of California, U.S.A.