Lastly updated: 2010-7-15
"OpenFoundry's Content" means the content that is provided by OpenFoundry and stored on the Website.
”Public Content” means the content that is created by you and stored in the public and open areas on the Website, for example your posts or comments on the forum, comment system or issue tracker.
”Related Services” means supplementary services, that are provided by OpenFoundry to facilitate you to use all the functions of the Website completely. For example, each project of OpenFoundry has its own FTP storage. Providing FTP space is one of the Related Services of the Website.
”Website” means OpenFoundry website.
Once you start using the Website and the Related Services, you agree to the Terms. If you don't agree to the Terms, you will not be given any right to use the Websites and the Related Services.
The full text of the Terms are located at: http://www.openfoundry.org/en/terms-of-use.
Unless otherwise stated, the Terms apply to all the content on the Website and the Related Services.
You have the full intellectual property rights over the content that is created by you and stored at the Website. You agree to grant OpenFoundry, however, :
Unless otherwise stated, intellectual property rights of OpenFoundry Content are owned by Academia Sinica. OpenFoundry Content is licensed under Creative Commons Attribution -NonCommercial-NoDerives 2.5 Taiwan License and its later versions. You are allowed to reproduce and distribute OpenFoundry Content in any form, provided you comply the following obligations:
If you intend to use OpenFoundry Content outside the above-mentioned license, please contact us.
Your should apply the Creative Commons licenses, the licenses certified by OSI (Open Source Initiative) and/or the licenses approved by OpenFoundry for the data stored by you in the version control system of the Website.
In order to use the Website and the Related Services, you have to obtain Internet connection and any tool required to this connection on Your own. You also have to bear any expense incurred that is required to access the Website and the Related Services.
A number of the services of the Website require you to register with your personal information. After signing up you will have to protect the account name and the associated password on your own.
In the case that a third party files a claim, lawsuit, damage or request against you according to your action or negligence (such as posting comments on the Website, or your violating the TOU), you agree to take every necessary measure to absolve the responsibility of OpenFoundry and its staff. You will defend for OpenFoundry when necessary and maintain good will to OSSF.
For non-OpenFoundry's Content OpenFooundry does not provide any warranty. OpenFoundry will not be liable to you for non-OpenFoundry's Content, either. OpenFoundry will consequently not bear any cost or responsibility incurred.
OpenFoundry is not responsible for any loss or incurred cost caused by any erroneous operation of yours, by computer virus, failed connection, theft, other interference or any misdeed listed in Article 11.
OpenFoundry is not responsible for the failure of storage or loss of the information that you have stored on the Website.
OpenFoundry does not guarantee the accuracy and adequacy of any information obtained through the links provided by the Website or other third parties. OpenFoundry takes no responsibility to any direct or indirect damage incurred by such linkage.
If an account or a project sees no activity for a certain period of time, OpenFoundry reserves the right to mark such account or project as "idle". OSSF also reserves the right to file such account or project separately.
In any of the following cases, OpenFoundry may suspend part or all of your rights to use the Website or the Related Services without any notice:
If you have a reasonable suspicion for any infringement or that a conduct violates the law, you can provide OpenFoundry with the following informations so that OpenFoundry is able to investigate internally:
If, after investigation, what is claimed by you does not constitute an infringement or violation, OpenFoundry will give to you an explanation notice, excluding the cases if the reported facts in question already lead to legal procedures.
OpenFoundry reserves the right to revise and update the Terms from time to time. The revisions will be announced at http://www.openfoundry.org/.
Continuation of using the Website and the Related Services after such revision and update is taken as the acceptance of the new Terms.
Any part of the Terms that is ruled as void by the competent court does not affect the effectiveness of other parts of the Terms.
The Terms are governed by the laws of Republic of China (Taiwan). Any legal claim proceeding or litigation arising in connection with the Website and the Related Service will be brought to the Taiwan Taipei District Court.