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Terms of Use and Privacy Policy

Attention: Please read these Terms of Use (“Terms”) carefully prior to using The SI Organization, Inc.’s Weather Website (“Site”). By accessing the Site, you agree to the following Terms. The SI Organization, Inc. (“the SI”) may modify these Terms at any time without notice to you. It is your responsibility to visit this page from time to time for updates.

Site Usage

The information contained on this Site including, but not limited to, current or future weather forecasts, models, data, projections, educational content and applications (“Content”) is provided solely as a public service and not intended for commercial, operational or mission critical purposes.

Content available on this Site is owned by or licensed to the SI and may be used for non-commercial, lawful purposes. You are not permitted to redistribute any Content from this Site without the written permission of the SI. You may link to this Site, without further additional permission, provided that you do not use any of the SI’s logos or represent that use of this link constitutes any advertising or endorsement on behalf of the SI and provided that you include the following attribution, “courtesy of thesiweather.com."

Intellectual Property

The Site and its Content are sole and exclusive property of The SI, except where otherwise noted. The posting of Content on this Site does not constitute a waiver or transfer to any third party of the SI’s or any other party’s proprietary rights, including, but not limited to, trademarks, service marks, copyrights, patents and trade secrets.

Links to Third Party Websites

This Site may contain links to third party websites. Inclusion of any link does not imply endorsement by the SI, nor is the SI responsible for these third party websites or their content. By clicking on these links, you are leaving the SI’s Site and accessing a third party site at your own risk.

Cookies

This Site uses cookies, small text files that are sent to your computer when you visit a website. Cookies allow a website to recognize your browser and may store user preferences and other information. You can reset your browser to refuse all cookies or to indicate when a cookie is being sent. Please note, however, some websites may not function properly without cookies. (See “Privacy Policy” below.)

Export Control

You are responsible for compliance with all United States Export Control laws. By using this Site, you represent and warrant that you are not located in, under the control of, or a national or resident of any proscribed country to which the United States has embargoed goods. You further represent that that you are not on the U.S. Government listing of prohibited end users such as the Treasury Department's Specially Designated Nationals List and Commerce Department's Entity and Denied Persons Lists. You may not access, download, use or export information (including software) contained on this Site in violation of any applicable laws or regulations including, without limitation, U.S. export laws. If you access this Site from outside of the United States, you do so at your own risk and are responsible for compliance with the laws of your jurisdiction.

DISCLAIMER

THIS SITE AND CONTENT PUBLISHED OR PROVIDED ON THIS SITE ARE PROVIDED “AS-IS” AND WITHOUT WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, WHETHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED. THE SI IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR LACK OF SERVICES DUE TO COMMUNICATIONS NETWORK OUTAGES.

IT IS YOUR RESPONSIBILITY TO BE AWARE OF ANY OFFICIAL WATCHES, WARNINGS, ADVISORIES, BULLETINS AND OTHER COMMUNICATIONS REGARDING THE WEATHER ISSUED BY THE U.S. GOVERNMENT OR OTHER GOVERNMENTAL AUTHORITIES. YOU AND THIRD PARTIES ARE SOLELY RESPONSIBLE FOR ACTION OR LACK OF ACTION TAKEN TO PRESERVE LIFE OR PROPERTY.
TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMISSIBLE UNDER APPLICABLE LAW, THE SI DISCLAIMS ALL EXPRESS OR IMPLIED WARRANTIES, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, TITLE OR NON-INFRINGEMENT. THE SI MAKES NO WARRANTY THAT THE SITE OR ITS CONTENT IS FREE OF ERRORS, VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS. THE SI DOES NOT MAKE ANY REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES REGARDING THE USE OF THE CONTENT OF THE SITE IN TERMS OF ITS COMPLETENESS, CORRECTNESS, ACCURACY, ADEQUACY, USEFULNESS, TIMELINESS, RELIABILITY OR OTHERWISE. ANY CONTENT DOWNLOADED FROM THIS SITE IS DONE AT YOUR OWN RISK AND YOU ARE SOLELY RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY DAMAGE TO YOUR COMPUTER SYSTEMS OR LOSS OF DATA.

SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OF WARRANTIES, SO THE FOREGOING EXCLUSIONS MAY NOT BE APPLICABLE TO YOU.

LIMITATION OF LIABILITY

IN NO EVENT SHALL THE SI OR ANY OTHER PARTY INVOLVED IN PRODUCING OR DELIVERING THIS SITE BE LIABLE TO ANY PARTY FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, PUNITIVE, EXEMPLARY OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES OF ANY TYPE WHATSOEVER, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION, LOSS OF BUSINESS, REVENUE, PROFITS, USE, DATA, GOODWILL OR OTHER ECONOMIC ADVANTAGE, HOWEVER SUCH DAMAGES ARISE, ASSOCIATED WITH USE OF THIS SITE OR CONTENT, WHETHER FOR BREACH OR IN TORT (INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION, NEGLIGENCE), EVEN IF THE SI IS EXPRESSLY ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES.

TO THE EXTENT A JURISDICTION DOES NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OR LIMITATION OF DIRECT, INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, PORTIONS OF THE ABOVE LIMITATIONS OR EXCLUSIONS MAY NOT APPLY.

Indemnification

You agree to indemnify, defend and hold harmless, the SI, its subsidiaries, affiliates, joint ventures, business partners, licensors, officers, directors, employees, agents, and successors in interest from and against any claims, losses, liabilities and expenses (including attorneys’ fees) arising from your use of this Site or Content.

Monitoring

The SI has the right to monitor Site Content to determine compliance with the Terms.

User Feedback

You agree that any communication provided by you to this Site (“Feedback”) will be received on a non-confidential and non-obligatory basis and shall become and remain property of the SI. Such disclosure or submission of Feedback shall constitute an assignment by you, to the SI, of all worldwide rights, titles and interests in all copyrights and other intellectual properties in the Feedback.

The SI shall have the unrestricted right to disclose, copy, use, modify, reproduce, publish, distribute, or create derivative works from Feedback for any purpose and without restriction or compensation to you. You agree that any Feedback you submit will not violate any right of any third party, including copyright, trademark, privacy or other personal or proprietary rights, and will not cause injury to any person or entity.

The SI neither endorses Feedback posted to the Site, nor assumes responsibility for any threatening, libelous, obscene, harassing or offensive material contained there.

The SI may, in its sole discretion, edit, refuse to post or remove any Feedback, including that which is found to be in violation of these Terms or otherwise inappropriate or objectionable.

Privacy Policy

The SI is committed to safeguarding your privacy online and proper handling of your information. As this Site evolves, the SI may update privacy practices. Please check this page periodically for any updates.

The SI uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. (Google), to gather statistics in connection with your use of this Site. This web analytics tool helps the SI understand how visitors engage with the Site. Google Analytics collects information anonymously and reports website trends without identifying individual visitors.

Google Analytics uses cookies to collect standard Internet log information and visitor behavior information in an anonymous manner. This information is transmitted to and stored by Google. Google Analytics uses only first-party cookies for data analysis. This means that the cookies are linked to the Site’s domain and Google Analytics will only use that cookie data for statistical analysis related to your browsing behavior on the Site. According to Google, the data collected cannot be altered or retrieved by services from other domains. If you choose, you can opt out by turning off cookies in the preference settings in your browser.

Additionally, Google Analytics collects your Internet Protocol (IP) address to provide the SI with an understanding of the location of its Site users. An IP address is a unique number assigned to every computer and device connected to the Internet.

The SI will not use these web analytics to collect or track any of your personally identifiable information, nor will it associate any data gathered with any personally identifying information from any source as part of your use. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google.

For more information on Google Analytics and Google’s privacy policy, please visit: http://www.google.com/privacy/privacy-policy.html

RSS Terms of Use

The SI Organization, Inc. (“the SI”) provides information feeds through its free RSS (really simple syndication) service (“RSS Service”). These RSS Terms of Use “(“RSS Terms”) govern your use of the RSS Service. Your use of the RSS Service is also subject to the terms and conditions of the SI’s Weather Website (“Site”) Terms of Use (“Terms”), located here . These RSS Terms and the Site Terms may be updated by the SI at any time without notice.

The information included in the RSS Service (“RSS Content”) is for personal, non-commercial use only. Any other use, including without limitation, the incorporation of advertising into or the placement of advertising associated with or targeted towards the RSS content, is strictly prohibited. You may not add content to the RSS Service.

You agree not to associate any feeds from the RSS Service with any content that might harm the reputation of the SI, its subsidiaries, affiliates, joint ventures, business partners, licensors, officers, directors, employees, and agents. You may not use or display the RSS Content in manner that constitutes any advertising or endorsement on behalf of the SI.

You must use the RSS Service as delivered. You may not edit or modify the RSS Content, text or links supplied by the SI. You agree to use the RSS Service only to provide headlines, each with a functional link to the associated content on the Site that shall display the full content immediately (i.e. no jump pages or other intermediate or interstitial pages or other content). You further agree not to frame or otherwise control the browser window (if any) in which the RSS Content opens, including limiting the size or position of such window. The RSS Service may be used only with those platforms from which a functional link is made available that, when accessed, takes the viewer directly to the display of the full article on the SI Site. You may not display the RSS Content in a manner that does not permit successful link to, redirection to or delivery of the applicable Site web page.

The SI retains all ownership and other rights in the RSS Service, RSS Content and any trademarks used in connection with the RSS Service. You agree to provide proper attribution to the SI as the source of the RSS Content and agree that you will not modify the format or branding of the headlines or other RSS Content provided by the RSS Service. The RSS Service may not be disassembled or otherwise redistributed by third-party RSS providers without express written consent.

The SI provides the RSS Service as is and shall not be held liable for your use of the RSS Service and/or RSS Content. The SI assumes no liability for any of your activities in connection with the RSS Service and/or the RSS Content or for your use of either in connection with your website.

TO THE FULLEST EXTENT ALLOWED BY LAW, ALL WARRANTIES WITH REGARD TO THE RSS SERVICE AND THE RSS CONTENT, INCLUDING WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, TITLE OR NON-INFRINGEMENT ARE DISCLAIMED.

The SI reserves the right to discontinue providing any or all of the RSS Service at any time and to require you to cease displaying, distributing or otherwise using any or all of the RSS Service for any reason, including, without limitation, your violation of any provision of the Site Terms or RSS Terms.