PNW Moths - an Android app for moth identification


You should read this entire Privacy Policy before submitting information to the Pacific Northwest Moths consortium via the PNW Moths Android app. Whenever you submit information (personal or otherwise) to us via the PNW Moths Android app, you consent to the collection, use disclosure, transfer, and storage of that information in accordance with this Privacy Policy.


    The Pacific Northwest Moths consortium does not collect information from you via your use of the PNW Moths Android app, unless you choose to share that information with us. The only information the PNW Moths Android app accesses is photographs and associated metadata (date and location information) for observations you have collected via the PNW Moths Android app on your Android device. For observations you do not choose to share with the Pacific Northwest Moths consortium, the information is only stored on your Android device. If you choose to share observations with the Pacific Northwest Moths consortium by uploading those observations via the app, the photographs from each shared observation and metadata associated with those photographs (date and location information) will be also be stored on a Firebase server and are subject to the Google privacy policy


    Data from observations that you choose to share with us and that are subsequently stored on the Firebase server will not be available to the general public or to other users of the PNW Moths Android app


    Although most changes are likely to be minor, the Pacific Northwest Moths consortium may change this Privacy Policy from time to time, at the discretion of the Pacific Northwest Moths consortium. If any changes to this Privacy Policy are made we will post the updated Privacy Policy here and will provide the date of the update at the top of the Privacy Policy. Any changes to the Privacy Policy are effective immediately upon posting, so you are encouraged to check the Privacy Policy often to be aware of current terms and conditions that apply to you. Your continued use of the PNW Moths Android app after any changes to this Privacy Policy will constitute your acceptance of such changes.

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    This License Agreement constitutes an agreement between you and the Pacific Northwest Moths consortium with regard to the PNW Moths Android app. By installing the PNW Moths Android app, you are agreeing to be bound by the terms of this license agreement. Your use of the PNW Moths Android app (as specified below) is subject to the terms and conditions set forth in this License Agreement. If you do not accept the terms of this License Agreement, do not install or use the PNW Moths Android app.


    The PNW Moths Android app is licensed, not sold. The Pacific Northwest Moths consortium grants you a non-exclusive, non-transferable, non-sublicensable, limited right and license to use this PNW Moths Android app for your personal non-commercial use. The rights granted herein are subject to your compliance with this License Agreement. The PNW Moths Android app is being licensed to you and you hereby acknowledge that no title or ownership in the PNW Moths Android app is being transferred or assigned and this License Agreement is not to be construed as a sale of any rights in the App.


    Unless the Pacific Northwest Moths consortium has authorized you to distribute the PNW Moths Android app, you shall not make or distribute copies of the PNW Moths Android app. You shall not decompile, reverse engineer, disassemble, include in other software, or translate the PNW Moths Android app, or use the App for any commercial purposes. You shall not modify, alter, change or otherwise make any modification to the PNW Moths Android app or create derivative works based upon the PNW Moths Android app. You shall not rent, lease, resell, sub-license, assign, distribute or otherwise transfer the PNW Moths Android app or this license. Any attempt to do so shall be void and of no effect.


    All trademarks, service marks, graphics and logos used in connection with the PNW Moths Android app are trademarks or registered trademarks of the Pacific Northwest Moths consortium or other third parties. Your use of the App grants you no right or license to reproduce or otherwise use any Pacific Northwest Moths or third-party trademarks. This agreement does not transfer to you any Pacific Northwest Moths consortium or third-party intellectual property, and all right, title and interest in and to such property will remain solely with the Pacific Northwest Moths consortium or such owners.


    You acknowledge that no title to the intellectual property in the PNW Moths Android app or ownership rights of the PNW Moths Android app is transferred to you. You shall not remove or obscure any copyright, trademark or other proprietary notices from any of the materials contained in this package or downloaded together with the PNW Moths Android app.


    You agree to indemnify and hold harmless the Pacific Northwest Moths consortium, its code contributors, its contractors, and its licensors and members, and their respective directors, officers, employees and agents from and against any and all claims and expenses, including attorneys’ fees, arising out of the publishing of the PNW Moths Android app source code or the acceptance of code contributions from outside parties.


    The PNW Moths Android app is provided “AS IS”, without warranty of any kind. We disclaim and make no express or implied warranties and specifically disclaim the warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose and non-infringement of third-party rights. The entire risk as to the quality and performance of the PNW Moths Android app is with you. We do not warrant that the functions contained in the PNW Moths Android app will meet your requirements or that the operation of the PNW Moths Android app will be error-free.


    In no event will the Pacific Northwest Moths consortium be liable for special, incidental or consequential damages resulting from possession, access, use or malfunction of the PNW Moths Android app, including but not limited to damages to property, loss of goodwill, computer or mobile device malfunction and, to the extent permitted by law, damages for personal injuries, property damage, lost profits or punitive damages from any causes of action arising out of or related to this License Agreement or the PNW Moths Android app, whether arising in tort (including negligence), contract, strict liability or otherwise and whether or not the the Pacific Northwest Moths consortium has been advised of the possibility of such damages.

    Because some states/countries do not allow certain limitations of liability, this limitation of liability shall apply to the fullest extent permitted by law in the applicable jurisdiction. This limitation of liability shall not be applied solely to the extent that any specific provision of this limitation of liability is prohibited by any federal, state, or municipal law, which cannot be pre-empted. This License Agreement gives you specific legal rights, and you may have other rights that vary from jurisdiction to jurisdiction. In no event shall the Pacific Northwest Moths consortium's liability for all damages (except as required by applicable law) exceed the actual price paid by you for use of the PNW Moths Android app.


    You may contact the Pacific Northwest Moths consortium at the address below with any questions, complaints or claims regarding the PNW Moths Android app: