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Terms of Use for Data, Datasets, and Media Objects

This page states the terms and conditions by which you, the user of the database, may view the data, datasets, or "media objects" ("media objects" refers to video files, image files, and computer code) contained in this database. The data, datasets, or media objects are referred to collectively as the "Data." The Data are not owned by the Optical Society of America ("OSA"), but are offered to you pursuant to a license agreement between OSA and the owner, which allows OSA to make it available to you. If you do not agree with this information contained herein, do not use this software. By clicking the Data link, you are stating your acceptance to be bound by the terms below.

  • Attribution must be given for any use of the datasets in a manner consistent with generally accepted scientific principles.
  • The Data may in whole or in part constitute protected intellectual property, and may not be used in any manner not in keeping with these terms and conditions, without the prior written permission of the named Author(s). Improper use of the Data may result in legal action being taken against you by the Author(s) and/or the Optical Society of America.
  • In addition to being subject to these Terms of Use, your use of the Data is subject to this license and the terms of the Creative Commons "Attribution- Noncommercial-Share Alike License found here: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/us/ (summary), and here: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/legalcode (full text). Notwithstanding anything in the Creative Commons License to the contrary, these Terms of Use apply to your use of the Data, and in the event of any conflict or inconsistency between these Terms of Use and the terms of the Creative Commons License, the provisions of these Terms of Use will control.

Disclaimer

THE DATA CONTAINED IN THIS DATABASE IS PROVIDED "AS-IS," AND THE OPTICAL SOCIETY OF AMERICA, AUTHORS AND DISTRIBUTORS MAKE NO REPRESENTATION AS TO ITS ACCURACY OR CONTENT. THE AUTHORS AND DISTRIBUTORS DO NOT WARRANT THE CONTENT OF THE DATABASE TO BE FREE OF MALICIOUS CODE.

IN NO EVENT SHALL THE OPTICAL SOCIETY OF AMERICA, AUTHORS OR DISTRIBUTORS BE LIABLE TO ANY PARTY FOR DIRECT, INDIRECT, SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES ARISING OUT OF THE USE OF THIS DATABASE, ITS DOCUMENTATION, OR ANY DERIVATIVES THEREOF, EVEN IF THE AUTHORS HAVE BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGE.

THE OPTICAL SOCIETY OF AMERICA, AUTHORS AND DISTRIBUTORS SPECIFICALLY DISCLAIM ANY WARRANTIES RELATED TO THE DATABASE, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, AND NON-INFRINGEMENT. THIS DATABASE IS PROVIDED ON AN "AS IS" BASIS, AND THE OWNER OF THIS DATABASE, AUTHORS AND DISTRIBUTORS HAVE NO OBLIGATION TO PROVIDE MAINTENANCE, SUPPORT, UPDATES, ENHANCEMENTS, OR MODIFICATIONS.

Termination

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