Terms of Use

Terms of Use

Introduction


Treasure Earth C.I.C. provides this website (the “Site”) to promote the Treasure Earth Prize Challenge and to disseminate information about the Treasure Earth Prizes and the Treasure Earth Prize Giving and Awards ceremony and all Treasure Earth associated events.

   Acceptance of terms and conditions

By accessing this website, you accept without limitation or qualification these Terms and Conditions of Use which also apply to the Treasure Earth Prize Challenge, the Treasure Earth Prizes, the Treasure Earth Prize Giving and Awards ceremony and all associated Treasure Earth events. Treasure Earth may revise these Terms and Conditions of Use at any time, which revisions shall be binding on you.

  Trademarks

The names, titles, images, trademarks, service marks and logos that appear on this Site and as part of the Treasure Earth Prize Challenge, the Treasure Earth Prizes, the Treasure Earth Prize Giving and Awards ceremony and all associated Treasure Earth events are registered and unregistered marks of Treasure Earth C.I.C. including but not limited to the Treasure Earth Prize trademarks. You may not use the Treasure Earth trademarks without prior written permission from Treasure Earth C.I.C.

The trademarks of third parties may also appear on the Site and as part of the Treasure Earth Prize Challenge, the Treasure Earth Prizes, the Treasure Earth Prize Giving and Awards ceremony and all associated Treasure Earth events from time to time; you may not use these trademarks without prior written permission of their respective owners. You acknowledge and agree that nothing on the Site or as part of the Treasure Earth Prize Challenge, the Treasure Earth Prizes, the Treasure Earth Prize Giving and Awards ceremony and all associated Treasure Earth events  grants, expressly or implicitly, any right or license to use any of the Treasure Earth trademarks or may be construed to mean that Treasure Earth Media or Treasure Earth C.I.C. has authority to grant any right or license on behalf of any third-party trademark owner. Treasure Earth C.I.C. assumes no responsibility for ascertaining whether such rights are valid or for securing such rights on your behalf. Treasure Earth C.I.C. does not provide addresses, phone numbers, or other contact information for third party rights holders.

  Copyrights

Everything, including but not limited to the articles, texts, photographs, images, data, files, audio and video clips, illustrations, designs, and documentation in whole or in part (the “Content”) which appears on the Site or as part of the Treasure Earth Prize Challenge, the Treasure Earth Prizes, the Treasure Earth Prize Giving and Awards ceremony and all associated Treasure Earth events, is either proprietary to Treasure Earth C.I.C. or used in accordance with applicable law or third-party consents.

You may not reproduce, distribute, display, transmit, modify, perform, adapt, generate derivative works or otherwise use the Content without prior written permission – if not expressly stated elsewhere in these Terms and Conditions of Use.

The following is a list (and by no means exhaustive) of copyright protected material: photos of the Prize Winners, other photos, the Prize winners’ speeches and biographies – of which Treasure Earth C.I.C. is the proprietor – and the Treasure Earth Posters and any other Treasure Earth materials, of which a third-party is the holder, are encompassed by special regulations.

   Photos or images of the Treasure Earth Prize Winners

Permission to use an image or photo of a Treasure Earth Prize winner is only granted if the image is going to be used as an illustration for an editorial text or similar communication about the Treasure Earth Prize Challenge

An image of the Treasure Earth Prize trophy may not be used on the cover of books, booklets or other printed matter, on posters, in exhibitions, nor for publicity or commercial purposes unless permission has been granted by Treasure Earth C.I.C.

If permission is granted, “®© Treasure Earth Prize” must be indicated.

   Other photos, creative and proprietary materials

For uses of other photos, creative and proprietary materials, permission from Treasure Earth C.I.C., and in certain cases from the photographer, creator or owner, is required.

If permission is granted “© Treasure Earth Prize” and the photographer, creator or owner must be indicated.

   Treasure Earth speeches and biographies

To use or translate a Treasure Earth presentation speech, or a biography, permission must be granted by Treasure Earth C.I.C.

If permission is granted, “© Treasure Earth Prize” and relevant year must be stated, the text correctly quoted and the author identified as the sole author of the text.

All Treasure Earth Prize Giving and Award ceremony presentation speeches and biographies will also be published on the Treasure Earth website.

   Requesting permission from Treasure Earth C.I.C.

To apply for permission to use any of the material listed above, please contact marie-therese@treasure-earth.org.

   Other copyright protected work

You may not reproduce, distribute, display, transmit, modify, perform, adapt, generate derivative works or otherwise use other parts of the Content without the prior, written permission of Treasure Earth C.I.C. unless your use qualifies as:

Legislative exemption
  • Special permission for educators, or
  • Press releases
  • All of which are further described below

   Legal exemptions

Treasure Earth C.I.C. does not object to your reproduction, distribution, display, transmission, performance, and use of the Content if done in accordance with the Copyright Act or other applicable limitations and exemptions in the Copyright Act and related laws.

Unless otherwise noted on the Site, Treasure Earth C.I.C. requires no express permission for use that falls within a legislative exemption, but two conditions apply:

No modifications may be made as to the integrity or attribution of the Content and All copies of the Content must bear accurate identifying information, including proprietary information, credit lines, copyright (©), including relevant year when appropriate, and trademark (® or TM) notices, and a citation of the website https://treasure-earth.org.

   Beyond legislative exemption: Special permission for educational use

This provision does not apply to corporations that produce, package, prepare, or sell educational materials for teachers and other educators.

Treasure Earth C.I.C. recognizes that not every educational use qualifies for a legislative exemption. In order to further support the work of teachers and other educators, in accordance with Treasure Earth C.I.C.’s own educational mission, Treasure Earth C.I.C. therefore consents to the following additional uses of this Site:

Subject specifically to the rights of third parties (which are entirely the responsibility of the user), Treasure Earth C.I.C. consents to the reproduction, distribution, display, transmission, performance, and use of the Content by individual lecturers, teachers and other educators if done for the limited purpose of classroom or workshop instruction (including online intranet instruction) in a university, school or other educational organization; provided, however, said organization is a not-for-profit legal entity and provided, further, that the Content and compilation are not sold or otherwise commercially distributed.

Unless otherwise noted on the Site, Treasure Earth C.I.C. requires no express permission for a limited educational exemption, but two conditions apply:

No modifications may be made as to the integrity or attribution of the Content; and all copies of the Content must bear accurate identifying information, including proprietary collection information, credit lines, copyright (©), including relevant year if appropriate, and trademark notices (® or TM), and a citation of the website: https:/treasure-earth.org.

   Press Releases

Except where noted otherwise, press releases that appear on this Site may be downloaded, reproduced and published (and in the case of text-based materials, translated) by members of the press.

You are not allowed to use the Treasure Earth trademarks when publishing or using press releases.

   Treasure Earth Prize Giving and Awards Ceremony and Events

If you wish to attend the Treasure Earth Prize Giving and Awards ceremony and other Treasure Earth events, please note the following:

In order to attend you must have completed the registration process and also received a confirmation email.

Treasure Earth C.I.C. will not share any of your personal information with third parties; however we reserve the right to share your personal information if we are legally obliged to do so.

By registering to attend as an audience member, you agree to receive periodic email updates regarding event details, reminders and changes to the event programme in the lead up to event as well as periodic email information about other associated events.

By registering to attend as an audience member, you agree to receive a text alert to your mobile (first) to update you regarding registration and (second) as a text reminder prior to the event.

Treasure Earth C.I.C. retains the right to refuse permission to attend the Treasure Earth Prize Giving and Awards ceremony or any Treasure Earth event and to ask attendees to leave for any reason and at any time before or during the Treasure Earth Prize Giving and Awards Ceremony or any Treasure Earth event.

By registering to attend the Treasure Earth Prize Giving and Awards ceremony or any Treasure Earth event as an audience member, you agree to abide by the terms and conditions and understand that all costs incurred to attend the events are your responsibility.

The Treasure Earth Prize Giving and Awards ceremony and all Treasure Earth events,  may in part be broadcast in different ways and on different media, and by attending in person you may be captured on camera and/or film. If you do not wish to be captured on camera and/or film, please inform us before the event.

Further, Treasure Earth C.I.C. has the right, but not the obligation, to edit any film or recording from the Treasure Earth Prize Giving and Awards ceremony or any Treasure Earth event.

Treasure Earth C.I.C. shall not be held responsible for any loss or damage arising from any change in the Treasure Earth Prize Giving and Awards ceremony or any Treasure Earth event, or their programmes, or the date or the involvement of particular speakers or delegates, or from the cancellation of the Treasure Earth Prize Giving and Awards ceremony or any Treasure Earth event for whatever reason.

   Presentation speeches

To use or translate a presentation speech, or discussion or a biography, permission must be granted by Treasure Earth C.I.C..

If permission is granted, “© Treasure Earth Prize” and relevant year must be stated, the text correctly quoted and the author(s) identified.

   Requesting permission from Treasure Earth C.I.C.

If your proposed use of the Site Content or your proposed participation in the Treasure Earth Prize Challenge, the Treasure Earth Prizes, the Treasure Earth Prize Giving and Awards ceremony and any Treasure Earth events does not meet the conditions stated above, you must request and obtain express permission in writing from Treasure Earth C.I.C.. Please be advised that Treasure Earth C.I.C. is selective in granting such permission, and when Treasure Earth C.I.C. does grant permission it generally imposes a fee. All fees collected by Treasure Earth C.I.C. are used to further Treasure Earth C.I.C.’s educational programs and other non-profit missions.

To apply for permission, please send an email to: marie-therese@treasure-earth.org.

   Commercial use

Commercial Use of the Treasure Earth trademarks and other Site Content that form part of the Treasure Earth Prize Challenge, the Treasure Earth Prizes, the Treasure Earth Prize Giving and Awards ceremony and any Treasure Earth events is expressly prohibited. You must therefore request and obtain express permission in writing from Treasure Earth C.I.C.. Please be advised that Treasure Earth C.I.C. is selective in granting such permission.

   Reservation of rights

All rights not expressly granted by Treasure Earth C.I.C. herein are specifically and completely reserved. Nothing that appears on the Site, that forms part of the Treasure Earth Prize Challenge, the Treasure Earth Prizes, the Treasure Earth Prize Giving and Awards ceremony and all Treasure Earth events or in these Terms and Conditions of Use grants, expressly or implicitly, any right or license to use any Content or property of any third-party, or may be construed to mean that Treasure Earth C.I.C. has authority to grant any right or license on behalf of any third party.

   Integrity

Treasure Earth C.I.C. has created and compiled the Site with careful regard for accuracy and integrity of scholarship and commits to the same high standards across the Treasure Earth Prize Challenge, the Treasure Earth Prizes, the Treasure Earth Prize Giving and Awards ceremony and all Treasure Earth events. Treasure Earth C.I.C. believes that the context in which Treasure Earth C.I.C. presents material is important to understanding it, and Treasure Earth C.I.C. will improve, modify, enhance and expand the Site on a continuous basis. Thus, while Treasure Earth C.I.C. recognizes that the digital nature of the Site may allow you to use subsets of this material, Treasure Earth C.I.C. urges you to consider the complete context for maximum appreciation and accuracy.

   Links to this site

Treasure Earth C.I.C. appreciates the interest of others in linking to this Site. If you arrive at Treasure Earth C.I.C.’s Site from a third-party link, please note that a link to this Site does not imply a relationship with, or endorsement of, the third party site or its content, purpose, policies or business practices. Treasure Earth C.I.C appreciates being informed of such links.

If you are interested in providing a link from your site to this Site, please note the following rules:

You may use the name “treasure-earthprize.org” to identify the link; You may not use the treasure-earthprize.org logo or any other Treasure Earth C.I.C. related logo or image without the express written permission of Treasure Earth C.I.C.. These are reserved for entities that are professionally associated or affiliated with us; You are not allowed to include Content from treasure-earthprize.org into other websites using frames or similar techniques, or by using page elements from treasure-earthprize.org. You are allowed to link to complete html pages on treasure-earthprize.org and not directly to images, videos, etc. that display the Content out of its context. You are not allowed to alter the original Content.

   Links from this site

In using the Site, you may find that Treasure Earth C.I.C. provides links to one or more third party web sites (the “Linked Site[s]”). Treasure Earth C.I.C. provides these links as a convenience for you and other users, but is not responsible for the content or links of the linked Site(s). In most instances, such links represent cooperative projects or endeavours established with Treasure Earth C.I.C.’s business affiliates, allies, sponsors, partners, licensees, artists, organizations and/or other persons who have a significant connection to Treasure Earth C.I.C’s mission, challenges and prizes. Although Treasure Earth C.I.C. expects such links to be reputable, relevant and reliable, Treasure Earth C.I.C. does not actively monitor or control the content or links of the Linked Sites, which may continuously change.

Treasure Earth C.I.C. encourages you to read the terms and conditions and similar policies of the respective Linked Sites, should you choose to visit them. A link from this Site does not imply a relationship with, or endorsement of, the Linked Site(s) or its/their content, purpose, policies, or business practices.

   Submissions

Any communication or material you post, transmit, upload or distribute to the Site by electronic mail or otherwise, including any data or other content, applications, questions, comments, suggestions, or similar, is and will be treated as, non-confidential and non- proprietary. Treasure Earth C.I.C. or its affiliates may use anything you transmit or post for any purpose, including but not limited to reproduction, disclosure (to law enforcement agencies or others), transmission, publication, broadcast, and posting.

   Warranty and indemnification

By using this Site in any manner, you represent and warrant that your use will be consistent with the Terms and Conditions. You agree to indemnify, defend and hold Treasure Earth C.I.C. not liable for any claims, causes, costs, expenses, fees (including reasonable attorneys’ fees), judgments, liabilities, losses and damages arising from or relating to your use of the Site.

  Disclaimer of warranty

Treasure Earth C.I.C. provides the Site on an “AS IS” basis. Your use of the Site and its Content is at your own risk. Treasure Earth C.I.C. disclaims all warranties of any kind, whether express or implied, including but not limited to the implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, copyright ownership and/or non-infringement of copyrights or other third-party proprietary rights. Treasure Earth C.I.C. does not warrant that the Site will provide continuous, prompt, secure or error-free service.

Treasure Earth C.I.C. makes reasonable, ongoing efforts to revise and update the Site but assumes no liability for any errors or omissions, including inaccuracy of Content, or for any damages or losses that you or any third-party may incur as a result of the unavailability of the Site. Treasure Earth C.I.C. assumes no responsibility, and shall not be liable for any damages to or viruses that may affect your computer equipment or other property arising from your use of the Site, including but not limited to the reproduction of the Content.

   Limitation of liability

Neither Treasure Earth C.I.C., its affiliates, trustees, directors, non-executive directors, officers, employees, volunteers or agents shall have any liability for any damages, including without limitation any direct, indirect, incidental, compensatory, punitive, special or consequential damages (even if Treasure Earth C.I.C. has been advised of the possibility of such damages) arising from or related to (1.) your use of the Site and/or its Content or (2.) attendance at the Treasure Earth Prize Giving and Awards ceremony or other Treasure Earth events.

Treasure Earth C.I.C., (https://treasure-earth.org) intends all our visitors to enjoy their browsing experience in the spirit it was intended. Please respect therefore that with freedom of speech comes responsibility and accountability. Therefore consistent with our vision and mission we operate an apolitical, impartial policy of respect and consideration for everyone regardless of status, identity or beliefs and do not tolerate offensive, discriminatory or defamatory content or communications on any grounds toward any party and that would compromise the integrity of the Treasure Earth Prize Challenge and Treasure Earth C.I.C. or any Treasure earth partners. No content or communication attributable to Treasure Earth C.I.C., the Treasure Earth Prize Challenge, the Treasure Earth Prizes, the Treasure Earth Prize Giving and Awards ceremony or any  Treasure Earth events would be intended as offensive, defamatory or discriminatory in any capacity nor should be interpreted as offensive, defamatory or discriminatory in any capacity. In that spirit please respect our policy when posting or submitting materials, applications, content, opinions or linking to our website as we reserve the right to refuse or delete content, materials, communications or links deemed offensive, defamatory, discriminatory, counterfeit or illegal to Treasure Earth C.I.C., the Treasure Earth Prize Challenge, the Treasure Earth Prizes, the Treasure Earth Prize Giving and Awards ceremony, all Treasure Earth events or any partner, any person or other party.

   Choice of law

These Terms and Conditions of Use and any counterparts, amendments or revisions thereto shall be governed and construed in accordance with Law without regard to principles of conflicts of laws. Any case, controversy, suit, action or proceedings arising out of, in connection with, or related to this agreement are governed by English law and the courts of England and Wales will have jurisdiction over any dispute arising from them,  and you hereby waive any objection that you may have to personal jurisdiction in this court.

Entry to the Treasure Earth Prize Challenge, the Treasure Earth Prizes, the Treasure Earth Prize Giving and Awards ceremony and all Treasure Earth events implies acceptance of these terms and conditions. We reserve the right to amend or modify these terms and conditions. Notification of any changes will be displayed on the Treasure Earth website: www.treasure-earth.org.

Treasure Earth C.I.C., a community interest company

Registered in England and Wales with company number 11378541

Contact: marie-therese@treasure-earth.org

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