Terms of use

Welcome to Open Development Mekong! By using the site or any information, maps, data or services on the site, you agree to be bound by these terms of use.

Use of the site

  1. Copyright of all text, maps, graphics, logos and designs created by Open Development Mekong on this website is owned by Open Development Mekong. Open Development Mekong grants you a non-exclusive, non-transferable license to access and copy, adapt, distribute and otherwise use the content on the site according to these terms of use.
  1. You agree not to:
  • sell, lease, sublicense or in any other way make the content available to third parties for commercial gain beyond recovery of the costs you incurred in accessing, modifying or distributing the content
  • present the content as if it your own content
  • modify the content in any way that misrepresents, falsifies or disparages it
  1. As a user of the site you may submit data and information to Open Development Mekong. By submitting content to Open Development Mekong you warrant that you own the content, or that you have the agreement of the owner(s) to submit the content to Open Development Mekong. You retain ownership of your own content, but by submitting it to Open Development Mekong you agree that Open Development Mekong may store, modify, publish, display or distribute the content in any form without payment to you.
  1. Open Development Mekong makes no warranties about the content on the site and will not be liable for your use of the content. See the Disclaimer for more details.
  1. Open Development Mekong reserves the right to update, modify or remove content at any time.
  1. You are solely responsible for any interaction you may have with other users of the site.

Acknowledgement of use of Open Development Mekong content

  1. The content of the site that has been produced by Open Development Mekong is covered by the Creative Commons Share-Alike Attribution license (CC BY-SA 3.0).
  1. If you reproduce and distribute Open Development Mekong content you must give appropriate credit to Open Development Mekong, provide a link to the license, and indicate if changes were made. You may do so in any reasonable manner, but not in any way that suggests Open Development Mekong endorses you or your use.
  1. ShareAlike — If you remix, transform, or build on the content produced or generated by Open Development Mekong, you must distribute your contributions under the same license as the original.
  1. Open Development Mekong suggests the following:

Sharing: Copying, distributing and using Open Development Mekong content. 

“[Title of content produced/generated by Open Development Mekong with hyperlink]” by Open Development Mekong, licensed under CC-BY-SA.

Creating: Publishing works produced/generated from Open Development Mekong content.

This work, “[Title of your work with hyperlink here]”, is a derivative of “[Title of content produced/generated by Open Development Mekong with hyperlink]” by Open Development Mekong, used under CC-BY-SA. “[Title of your work here]” is licensed under CC-BY-SA by [Your name here].

Adapting: Publishing works modified, transformed and built upon Open Development Mekong content.

This work, “[Title of your work with hyperlink here]”, is an adaptation of “[Title of content produced/generated by Open Development Mekong with hyperlink]” by Open Development Mekong, used under CC-BY-SA. [Briefly explain the modification or transformation] “[Title of your work here]” is licensed under CC-BY-SA by [Your name here].

  1. In circumstances where providing the hyperlinks with the above attributions is not technically feasible, you should include the plain text of the URL of the content/data on Open Development Mekong with the above notice.

Unacceptable use

  1. You agree not to engage in unacceptable use of the site. Unacceptable use includes (but is not limited to):
  • Carrying out any activity that is illegal in your country, or promotes or instructs in illegal activity
  • Transmitting material that breaches the intellectual property rights of another party, such as copyright protection
  • Transmitting material that a reasonable person would find malicious, offensive, defamatory, abusive, harassing or inciting hatred
  • Using a false or stolen identity
  • Transmitting malicious code, viruses, worms, Trojan horses or anything that causes interference or disruption of the site or access for site users
  • Transmitting commercial advertising, political or religious promotions, chain letters, pyramid schemes or mass distribution of unsolicited messages
  • Transmitting material that falsely claims Open Development Mekong’s endorsement.

Third parties’ terms of use

  1. Some content on the site is created by third parties who have their own terms of use. This is made clear on pages containing such content. For this content, you agree to abide by the third parties’ terms of use.

Linked websites

  1. This website contains links to external websites. These are provided to help you find sites containing data or information that may be of interest to you. No link to an external website shall be construed as an endorsement, recommendation or warranty of the content or practices of that linked website. Open Development Mekong will not be responsible or liable for the content, policies or practices of external websites.

Updating these Terms of use

  1. Open Development Mekong reserves the right to update these Terms of use at any time and without any prior notice. The updated Terms of use will apply from the time they are published on the website. The fact that the Terms have changed will be announced on the site when they are published.

Last modified: 4 November 2015.

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