1. General Information Regarding These Terms of Use

WASHNote Terms: These terms apply to all websites and services operated by WASHNote, designed to support our community-focused initiatives. Our services are governed by these Master Terms, which incorporate by reference our Privacy Policy and Code of Conduct.

2. Your Agreement to the Terms

By accessing or using WASHNote’s services, you acknowledge that you have read, understood, and agreed to these terms, including the Privacy Policy and Code of Conduct linked above. If you do not agree, you are not authorized to use WASHNote services.

3. Changes to the Terms

WASHNote reserves the right to modify these terms as our services evolve. We will notify users of significant changes, with continued use after such changes constituting agreement to the new terms.

4. No Legal Advice

WASHNote provides community services and does not offer legal advice. Our content and tools are for general information and community support purposes only.

5. Content Available through the Services

Content provided by WASHNote is intended for community use and is available under a restrictive Creative Commons license, Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License (CC BY-NC-SA 4.0), unless stated otherwise. Users are responsible for adhering to the terms of the applicable license.

6. Content Supplied by You

Your content remains yours. By sharing content on WASHNote, you agree it is licensed under CC BY-NC-SA 4.0, allowing others to use, share, and adapt your content non-commercially while giving you credit.

7. Participating in the WASHNote Community: Registered Users

By registering, you agree to follow our Code of Conduct and ensure your interactions support our community-focused mission.

8. Prohibited Conduct

You must not use WASHNote services for illegal activities, disrupt our services, or violate the rights of others. Upholding our Code of Conduct is essential.

9. Disclaimer of Warranties

WASHNote provides services “as is” without any warranties, emphasizing that we cannot guarantee the completeness or accuracy of content available through our services.

10. Limitation of Liability

WASHNote limits liability to the fullest extent permitted by law, reflecting the non-commercial, free nature of our services.

11. Indemnification

You agree to indemnify WASHNote against claims related to your use of our services, your content, or your violation of these terms.

12. Privacy Policy

Your privacy is important to us. Please review our Privacy Policy to understand how we collect and use your data.

13. Trademarks

Use of WASHNote’s trademarks must comply with our guidelines and cannot imply endorsement by WASHNote.

14. Copyright Complaints

Respect copyright and report any infringing content found on WASHNote services following our guidelines.

15. Termination

WASHNote or you may terminate this agreement at any time, with certain provisions surviving termination.

16. Miscellaneous Terms

Jurisdiction: These terms are governed by the laws of the Netherlands, without regard to its conflict of law principles. Disputes arising will be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of Dutch courts.

17. Note about Reusing these Terms of Use

These terms, inspired by Creative Commons and adapted for WASHNote, are provided to guide our community. We encourage others to adapt these terms responsibly and recommend consulting with legal counsel to ensure appropriateness for your use.

This adaptation aims to align with WASHNote’s mission, emphasizing community service, user responsibility, and the use of a restrictive Creative Commons license to protect and share community contributions.