By using any of these materials, you are consenting to be
bound by this agreement. If you do not accept all of the terms
of this agreement, you are not authorized to use any materials
on this site.
1. Ownership of the Site
This website and all materials on it are the property of The
Lake Champlain Basin Science Center, Inc. (ECHO). The only
exceptions are copyrighted images and other materials owned by
others, which are so indicated. This agreement gives you no
ownership rights to any materials on this site.
2. Copyright Laws
This site and all materials on it are protected under United
States copyright laws, which give creators of original works of
authorship the exclusive right to use their works for a limited
period of time. With certain exceptions, copyrighted materials
may not be used or copied without the permission of the
copyright holder. This agreement describes the uses which you
are permitted to make of the materials on this site.
3. License to Use
You are licensed by ECHO to use materials on this site for
non-commercial educational and personal purposes only. You may
copy these materials for classroom and personal use, so long as
the copies contain all applicable copyright and trademark
notices. This license is not exclusive to you, and you may not
4. Prohibited Uses
Any commercial use of the materials on this site is strictly
prohibited. You may not sell, assign, sublicense, or otherwise
transfer these materials, copy them for other than classroom or
personal use, publish them for personal gain, or remove any
copyright or trademark notice without the express written
permission of ECHO.
5. No Warranty
All materials on this site are made available to you as-is. ECHO
makes no warranty, express or implied, as to these materials,
their title, accuracy, non-infringement of third party rights,
merchantability, or fitness for any particular purpose, or the
performance or results you may obtain from their use.
6. Limitation of Liability
Under no circumstances shall ECHO be liable for any direct,
incidental, special, consequential, indirect, or punitive
damages that result from the use of, or the inability to use,
the materials in this site. If you are dissatisfied with any
materials in this site or these terms and conditions, your sole
and exclusive remedy is to discontinue using or visiting this
7. Links to Other Sites
This site contains links to other sites. These links do not mean
that ECHO endorses these sites, nor is ECHO responsible for
their contents or use.
Any suggestions, creative ideas, inventions, or other materials
which you submit to this site shall become the property of ECHO.
ECHO may disclose or use any such submissions for any purpose
without your consent or compensation.
9. Questions and Requests for Permission to Use
Any questions regarding the terms of this agreement or requests
for permission to use materials on this site for any commercial
or personal purpose should be directed to