Welcome to mantarays.info! The following description outlines the terms and conditions of use of this Database. Please read this agreement carefully before using the information in it. If you do not agree to all the Terms and Conditions, you should not use the App, Website, or any services available from the database.

1. User Agreement

A. Your Account - If You have been given an account by the project, You are responsible for maintaining the security of Your account, and You are fully responsible for all activities that occur under the account and any other actions taken in connection with the account. You must not post content in a misleading or unlawful manner, including in a manner intended to trade on the name or reputation of others. mantarays.info, at its discretion, may change or remove any description or keyword that it considers inappropriate or unlawful. You must immediately notify mantarays.info of any unauthorized uses of Your account or any other breaches of security. mantarays.info will not be liable for any acts or omissions by You, including any damages of any kind incurred as a result of such acts or omissions.

B. Responsibility of Contributors - If You post material using the App or Website, or otherwise make (or allow any third party to make) material available by means of the App (any such material, “Content”), You are entirely responsible for the content of, and any harm resulting from, that Content.

By submitting Content to mantarays.info for inclusion in the Database, You grant mantarays.info a world-wide, royalty-free, and non-exclusive license to reproduce, modify, adapt and publish the Content solely for the purpose of displaying, distributing and promoting your observations and journal. You represent and warrant that (a) You own and control all of the rights to the Content that You post or you otherwise have the right to post such Content to the Site; (b) the Content is accurate and not misleading; and (c) use and posting of the Content You supply does not violate these Terms of Use and will not violate any rights of or cause injury to any person or entity. If You request us to delete Content, mantarays.info will use reasonable efforts to remove it from the Website and the App, but You acknowledge that caching or references to the Content may not be made unavailable immediately.
Without limiting any of those representations or warranties, mantarays.info has the right (though not the obligation), in mantarays.info sole discretion, to terminate or deny access to and use of the Website or App to any individual or entity for any reason.

2. Terms of Use

A. You retain ownership of any contribution you make to the Database . You may use, distribute or modify your individual contribution in any way you like. However, you do not possess ownership of the dataset itself.

B. As mantarays.info asks others to respect its intellectual property rights, it respects the intellectual property rights of others. If you believe that material located on or linked to by us violates your copyright, you are encouraged to notify us. mantarays.info will respond to all such notices by removing the infringing material.

C. Because of the work that goes in to collecting and verifying the data, publication of descriptive or interpretive results derived from the data is the privilege and responsibility of the investigators/researcher who collect, curate and maintain the data and dataset. Any researcher making use of this data must communicate with mantarays.info prior to publication and obtain written permission from mantarays.info before publishing. In most cases, these researchers should anticipate that someone from the mantarays.info Project would be co-authors of published results.

D. The sighting data submitted to us is provided by many volunteers. If you use data submitted by volunteers for analysis, reports, or presentations, we ask that you request a license from mantarays.info and to also recognize the efforts of our dedicated volunteers.

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