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Site Philosophy

The Environmental Slide Shows are a community service provided by the American Geological Institute (AGI). These shows are designed to provide environmental informaion to the public, educators, and the geoscience community. We invite you to browse these slide shows and use them for use in your non-commerical efforts.

Credit Lines

If you would like to use any images contained in the slide shows on this site, you are welcome to do so as long as credit is given to the website, and the author of the image. Uses allowed are only non-commercial in nature.

Non-Commerical Use

AGI allows these shows to be used for non-commercial purposes, including personal and educational uses. By definition, non-commercial uses refer to any use that does not generate income or is not used to promote the generation of income. This usage includes:

  • Educational or research use
  • Personal use either digitally or printed, including computer screensavers and wallpaper
  • Personal posters or personal prints
  • Use in a presentation (digital or print)
  • Use in publications that are not sold, and are distributed to a limited audience (less that 2,000 copies per publication)
  • Use on a personal/educational website that does not charge for access, is not password secured, and does not use advertising
  • Use in software that has a limited distribution, is educational in nature, and not profit-generating

Site Usage Agreement

1. ESSENTIAL INFORMATION This agreement applies to you, and if you are using this website on your employer's behalf, to you and your employer. AGI reserves the right to change this Agreement from time to time at its sole discretion, and your use of the site will be subject to the most current version posted on the site at the time of your use. If you do not wish to be bound by this Agreement - do not accept this Agreement and do not use this Environmental site or download or use any images we have here. Your acceptance of these terms is an absolute condition of your use of this product.

2. LICENSE This site is owned and operated by the American Geological Institute. All Images and related informational materials in any medium furnished by AGI hereunder, including related text, captions, or information (collectively referred to as "Images") are owned by AGI or our providers. All Images are protected by US and International copyright laws. Without limitation, Images may not be used as a trademark or service mark, or for any pornographic use, unlawful purpose or use, or to defame any person, or to violate any person's right of privacy or publicity, or to infringe upon any copyright, trade name, trademark, or service mark of any person/entity. You may not transfer Image rights, decompile or dissemble any parts of the Images, remove the trademark or copyright from any place it appears in the Image or accompanying text, display the Image in a resolution greater than 1024x1024 pixels, re-sell the Images, sub-license the Images, or re-distribute the Images in any way. Unauthorized use of these slide shows constitutes copyright infringement and shall entitle AGI or the Author to exercise all rights and remedies under applicable copyright law, including an injunction preventing further use and monetary damages against all users and beneficiaries of the use of such Images. Photographers who have submitted images to this effort acknowledge that the photos displayed here are acceptable for use in non-commercial venues.

3. TERMS AGI may immediately terminate all licenses granted to you without notice if you fail to comply with any provision of this agreement or with AGI's Terms and Conditions which apply to your use. If a license is terminated, you agree to immediately (i) stop using this site and the Images, (ii) delete all Images and all copies from all magnetic and optical media and destroy all other copies, or at AGI's request return all such copies to AGI. Your use of this site and any Images shall comply with all applicable law. AGI may restrict or remove your access to this site at any time, or restrict or remove the use of any Image for any reason, and may replace the Image with another Image, and you agree to immediately discontinue all use of the Image upon notification from AGI.

4. ENTIRE CONTRACT The rights AGI grants to you do not include a license to any persons, places, property, or subject matter depicted in an Image, which may be subject to copyrights, trademarks, rights of publicity, moral rights, property rights or other rights belonging to third persons. You shall assume that no model or property releases, or other releases or licenses exist in connection with any of the Images, unless specifically stated in a separate writing by AGI or the Author. AGI makes no representations or warranties that it owns or licenses any rights nor does AGI grant you any rights including copyright, trademarks, or rights of publicity belonging to any person, place, property, or subject matter depicted in any Image. Further, AGI makes no representation or warranty as to the accuracy of any information provided with the Images. You are solely responsible for determining whether your use of any Image requires the consent of any third party or the license of any additional rights, and you should not rely solely on the information provided by AGI. If you are unsure whether additional rights are needed for your use, you are responsible for consulting with competent legal counsel. You acknowledge that you have read this Agreement and understand it, and agree to be bound by all its terms and conditions. This document constitutes the entire agreement between the parties with respect to the subject matter hereof and merges all prior and contemporaneous communications.

 

 

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