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Before you use any images, data, text or other materials on this website (www.echovt.org), please carefully read the terms and conditions of this license agreement.

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 transfer it.

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 site.

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.

8. Submissions

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 eoliver@echovermont.org.

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