Terms of Use
Thank you for using the Urban Knowledge Platform.These are the general terms and conditions on which we supply all our services. If you use our services, you agree to abide by these terms.

We process personal data in accordance with our privacy policy. As part of this agreement you consent to our doing so. You should read the policy carefully, especially if you have any concerns about your privacy.

Some of our services require you to create an account. All our accounts are subject to the following rules:
  • You must be at least 13 years old and a human being.

  • You are responsible for the security of your accounts and making sure that any contact details in the account are kept up to date. If we need to contact you but are unable to do so, for example because your e-mail address is no longer valid, then any consequences of that failure will be your responsibility.

  • You must not let anyone else use your account and you must let us know of any unauthorised use of your account.

Copyright protection
Urban Knowledge website is a collection of data and other material that is arranged in such a way that the items are individually accessible. We have put a substantial effort into obtaining, verifying and presenting this data (Content). It, therefore, falls under an automatic database right.

A person infringes a database right if they extract or re-utilise all or a substantial part of the contents of a protected database without the consent of the owner. There are a number of "permitted acts" including the successive additions, deletions or alterations of the Content created by you. We reserve the right to review, suspend, or discontinue any changes made by you on your Content.

The Content of this site is licensed under a CC-BY Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 (all jurisdictions). As a general rule, this agreement will not change the ownership of any intellectual property belonging to either party. Where your content is used by us or vice versa both you and we would do so under a license (see above).

What we do with your content
If you contribute content to any of our services, for example by uploading data, or commenting on it then as a general rule you agree to license that content to us under the same licence as the website's content.

Our content
Unless otherwise stated all our services are offered under open content or data licenses and you should refer to the provisions of the license in question to find out what you are allowed to do. Some of our content belongs to third parties. Most our third party data is subject to an open license, but we cannot guarantee it. Some content on this website is not covered under the site license, and your use of this material may not come under the same exception. You should refer to the third party if you are in doubt.

It is the policy of this site to respect others' copyrights. If you see content you believe is infringing, please contact us.

Urban Knowledge has the discretion to update these terms and conditions at any time. When we do, we will revise the updated date at the bottom of this page. We encourage Users to frequently check this page for any changes. You acknowledge and agree that it is your responsibility to review this privacy policy periodically and become aware of modifications.

This document was last updated on June 09, 2014

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