Terms of Use, Disclaimer & Privacy Policy

PLEASE READ THE FOLLOWING TERMS OF USE, DISCLAIMER AND PRIVACY POLICY CAREFULLY BEFORE USING THIS WEBSITE

Last updated: February 2024

This website is © 2024 randymajors.org Research Hub LLC. All rights reserved. This website may alternatively be referred to as randymajors.org, randymajors.org Research Hub, randymajors.com or randymajors.com Research Hub; all references refer to the same entity. You may not re-use, alter, or reverse engineer any source code without author’s express written permission.

This website operates as a research hub for publicly available data, and therefore this website is free of charge. Advertising revenue helps offset the significant development and operating costs of this website. If you prefer not to see ads, you may become a Monthly Contributor to get access to ad-free fullscreen versions of all of the map and search tools on this website. The use of ad-blockers or similar technologies is against the Terms of Use of this website.

ACCEPTABLE USES: You may link to this website, including linking to custom maps you have created that are hosted on this website. Also, you may print, share or embed screenshots and brief excerpts from this website, provided that all attribution and copyright notices are left intact (including Google’s) and that your use also adheres to Google’s Geo guidelines. All such uses must include a source attribution link back to this website.

PROHIBITED USES: Neither this website nor its interactive map tools is allowed to be embedded or iframed in another website, nor is there an API to programmatically interact with the map tools. Also, automation of the tools on this website IS NOT ALLOWED (including, but not limited to, the use of automated scripting/querying/scraping tools). Also, the owner of this website does not consent to the content on this website being used or downloaded by any third parties for the purposes of developing, training or operating artificial intelligence or other machine learning systems (“Artificial Intelligence Purposes”), except as authorized by the owner in writing (including written electronic communication). Absent such consent, users of this website, including any third parties accessing the website through automated systems, are prohibited from using any of the content on the website for Artificial Intelligence Purposes. Users or automated systems that fail to respect these choices will be considered to have breached these Terms of Use.

This website has no affiliation with Google LLC. Google Maps™ mapping service, Google™ search, Google EarthEngine™ analytics platform and Google Custom Search™ service are trademarks of Google LLC. These and all other product names, logos, and brands are property of their respective owners. The use of any trade name or trademark is for identification and reference purposes only and does not imply any association with the trademark holder or their product or service brand. Use of these names, logos, and brands does not imply endorsement.

DISCLAIMER:

All tools and content on this website are offered for general reference and entertainment purposes only. The information has been obtained from various public data sources (shown in the Sources box below each map tool), which have varying degrees of reliability and completeness and are subject to change over time. Additionally, while the latitude and longitude values displayed suggest a high degree of precision, the underlying Google Maps and source data may not reflect this level of accuracy nor precision.

Due to potential inaccuracies, the tools and content are not intended for, and must not be used for, legal, surveying, or any critical decision-making purposes. For specific inquiries regarding data accuracy or fitness for use, please consult the original data sources. For decisions requiring precise location data, consult appropriate government or other authoritative sources, and seek professional legal advice.

Your use of the tools and content on this website is at your sole risk. The tools and content on this website are provided “As Is”, “With All Faults” and “As Available.” WE DON’T MAKE ANY COMMITMENTS ABOUT THE TOOLS AND CONTENT ON THIS WEBSITE, THEIR SPECIFIC FUNCTIONS, OR THEIR RELIABILITY, AVAILABILITY, OR ABILITY TO MEET YOUR NEEDS. This website makes no guarantees about the continuity of service and the website and/or website functionality may be discontinued or significantly altered at any time without notice.

Some of the materials on this website contain links to other sources on the internet. Such links are provided as citations and aids, and are not intended to be referrals or endorsements.

If you purchase a Monthly Contributor subscription, you will receive a confirmation email at the email address you provided during your purchase. If you used the Sign in with Google button during your purchase, that email address will be your billing address email. You are solely responsible for ensuring you have provided the correct email address and that you are able to receive emails at that address. You can change the email address associated with your subscription on the My Account page under Account details. If you are a Monthly Contributor, you acknowledge and accept our Refund Policy. Monthly Contributors can save maps and drawings to their account; after 90 days of cancelling or failing to complete a monthly contribution payment, any Saved Maps or Saved Drawings will be deleted from your account and cannot be recovered. If you need help with any of the tools on this website or with your subscription, please use this Contact support form to get in touch.

Indemnification: You agree to indemnify, defend, and hold harmless randymajors.org Research Hub LLC, and, as applicable, its affiliates, officers, directors, employees, agents, licensors, and suppliers from and against all losses, expenses, damages, and costs, including reasonable attorneys’ fees, resulting from any violation of these terms and conditions or any activity related to your account (including negligent or wrongful conduct) by you or any other person accessing the website using your Internet account.

Limitation of Liability: randymajors.org Research Hub LLC shall not be liable for any special or consequential damages that result from the use of, or the inability to use, the tools and content on this website, even if randymajors.org Research Hub LLC has been advised of the possibility of such damages. randymajors.org Research Hub LLC’s total liability to you for all damages, losses, and causes of action (whether in contract, tort including, but not limited to, negligence, or otherwise) will not exceed the amount paid by you, if any, for accessing this website.

PRIVACY POLICY:

If you have provided your e-mail address by subscribing to website updates, by becoming a Monthly Contributor to this website, by signing into this website, by sending a message through a contact form, or by leaving a comment on a post, then this website stores your e-mail address. This website only uses your e-mail address to send you website updates, and you may unsubscribe at any time by clicking the unsubscribe link found at the bottom of each e-mail. We will not sell, rent or otherwise provide third-parties with your e-mail address, except if ever required by law.

If you are a Monthly Contributor to this website, then your password is stored on this website’s servers in an unreadable encrypted format; this website does not have access to your password. Credit card or other payment information is NOT stored by this website. This is made possible by tokenization, whereby your actual credit card number or other payment information is stored on the payment gateway, which includes Stripe for credit card processing, Google Pay, or Apple Pay. Your use of these payment gateways means you accept the terms and conditions of the respective payment gateway.

We use Google Analytics to analyze the use of this website. Google Analytics gathers information about website use by means of cookies. The information gathered relating to this website is used to create reports about the use of this website, and your IP address and user-agent are shared with Google along with performance and security metrics to ensure quality of service, generate usage statistics, and to detect and address abuse. Here is Google’s privacy policy.

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy or the practices of this site, please contact us at helpdesk@randymajors.org

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The terms and policies on this page and the linked pages may change from time to time at this website’s sole discretion. You should check this page often for any changes. Your use of this website after any change in this Privacy Policy will constitute your acceptance of such change.

ACCEPTANCE OF TERMS OF USE

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