(Last updated: August 29, 2018)
PLEASE READ THESE TERMS OF SERVICE CAREFULLY. BY ACCESSING OR USING ANY OF OUR SERVICES, YOU AGREE TO BE BOUND BY THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS DESCRIBED HEREIN AND ALL TERMS INCORPORATED BY REFERENCE. DO NOT USE IF YOU DO NOT AGREE TO ALL OF THESE TERMS.
1. User Access
2. Acceptable Use
You agree not to use knoema.com, Knoema API, Knoema Data Repository, or Knoema Brand & Links in any way that is unlawful, or harms Knoema, its service providers, its suppliers, your end users, or any other person. Use of the Online Services via mechanical, robotic, scripted or any other automated means without written prior apporval by Knoema is strictly prohibited. Nothing herein grants such preapproval. Further, pursuant to Section 12 below, Knoema may terminate your use of and access to Knoema.com, the Knoema API, Knoema Data Repository, and Knoema Brand & Links or access thereof if and when Knoema determines that your use is inappropriate.
3. Copyright and Limited License
Unless otherwise indicated, the Site and all content on the Site are the proprietary property of Knoema or its licensors or users. You are granted a limited, non-sublicensable license to access and use the Site and services.
(4)(1) Information you provide - We generally do not require you to provide any information as an end user. If you register for an account with us, we may ask you for personal information such as email, name, account password, and/or credit card information. Credit / payment card data provided by the user are disclosed solely to professional companies that conduct non-cash transactions and only to the extent necessary to effect the payments. Except for the abovementioned situations Knoema shall not disclose any information or personal data provided by users.
You have the ability to accept or decline cookies. Most Web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. If you choose to decline cookies, you may not be able to sign in or use other interactive features of our products and services that depend on cookies.
(4)(3) Log information - When you use Knoema services, our servers automatically record information that your browser sends whenever you visit a website. These server logs may include information such as your web request, IP address, browser type, browser language, the date and time of your request and one or more cookies that may uniquely identify your browser.
(4)(4) User communications - When you send email or other communication to Knoema, we may retain those communications in order to process your inquiries, respond to your requests and improve our services.
Knoema will not share the personal information we collect from you through this Site with any third parties. This information may be used to better service you and meet your needs.
5. User Content
Knoema allows users to upload datasets, create content in form of pages, visualizations and tables, and collaborate with other users. You are solely responsible for you content in any of these areas. You agree to not to create datasets or post content for any of the following: a. Content that is unlawful, defamatory, obscene, indecent, suggestive, harassing, threatening, invasive of privacy or publicity rights, abusive, fraudulent or objectionable. b. Content infringing any patent or violates and copyrights/licenses. c. Content misrepresenting affiliations and entities. d. Content containing third party private information.
6. Rights to Content
You own and retain the copyrights to all the content you post. You are responsible for providing access and sharing your content with other users. You grant Knoema an irrevocable right to use, reproduce and publish in connection with the offered services.
7. Subscription Features
Knoema offers and may add more features on subscription basis. If subscribed you agree to pay all fees agreed at the time of signing for the subscription.
8. Ideas and Suggestions
Any ideas and suggestions made by you on Knoema services will be sole property of Knoema.
9. External Content
Knoema may offer content with third party links and will offer features to users to be able to surface third party content in form of links. Knoema does not monitor or have control over the third party content.
In no event Knoema will be responsible for direct, indirect, consequential or any other damages of any kind, including but not limited to loss of data or content.
11. Refund Policy
In line with our commitment to customer satisfaction, we have one of the most liberal refund policies around. If you write in to request a refund within 5 days of making any form of payment, you will get a full refund, no questions asked. After 5 days, refunds will be considered on a case-by-case basis.
12. Termination of Service
Your continued use of, or attempt thereof, of knoema.com, the Knoema API, the Knoema Data Repository through any means after the effective date of such changes will constitute acceptance of and agreement to any such changes.