Terms of Use

Terms of Use

Welcome to Weaver Network

1. TERMS

Welcome to Weaver Network! When you use our site, accessible from www.weavernetwork.orgyou are agreeing to our Website Terms of Use (found below), and you agree that you are responsible for the agreement with any applicable local, state, national, and international laws, rules and regulations, so please read carefully.

Your access to and use of our website is conditioned on your acceptance of and compliance with these Terms. These Terms apply to all visitors, users and others who access or use our website. By accessing or using our website, you agree to be bound by these Terms. If you disagree with any of these terms, you are prohibited from accessing this site. If you do not agree to these terms, then you do not have permission to our Website.

Our statement on servicing the commons, protecting each other from violence and exploitation while continuing to develop our platform’s shared assets in the way that serves our diverse community of users. Promote replication (or our software and ‘relational recipe’) and experimentation while meeting legal and human rights obligations.

WHO WE ARE

Weaver Network is a Global Directory and Mapping Tool for organizations, communities, projects, people, platforms, events, and resources made up of practitioners, members and/or enthusiasts of the following: permaculture, regenerative agriculture, regenerative and holistic design/teaching/community organizing, agroforestry, ecovillages, mutual aid, transition towns, and the many other like minded folks across the globe working to repair the Web of Life. The Weaver Network was created to facilitate connection by consensually mapping people and communities working to heal the planet, our social structures, and build equitable economic systems. It is a place to find unity in our diversity, and strength through cooperation, coordination and collaboration.

We are currently not incorporated and have developed with funding from Abundant Earth Foundation. Our intention is to structure Weaver Network as a member-run cooperative society. These terms are written to cover our liabilities in this beta stage, and should not discourage open collaboration and appropriate distribution of resources.

2. ELIGIBILITY

You must be at least 16 years old to be eligible to use Weaver Network’s website, in accordance with the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Rule (COPPA) and the General Data Privacy Regulation (GDPR).If you are under the age of 16, you must have your parent or legal guardian’s consent to register for an account on our website. The platform stewards and moderators aim to keep the tone of engagement on this website family friendly but do not control or censor the speech of our users except where there is a serious breach of these terms.

3. MEMBERSHIP

When you sign up to register for a Weaver Network account, you will be required to provide Weaver Network with certain personal information including your full name and email address. By submitting this personal information, you verify that the information is accurate and authentic, and you agree to update Weaver Network of any changes so that the data commons is more useful for everyone.

In registering for a member account, you also take on primary responsibility for maintaining the security of your account, including your user name and password, as you are the sole person responsible for the account you set up, and for all information posted on our Website using your username and password, and you agree to not permit others to use your account, and you also agree to not use others’ accounts. By submitting your registration for a member account, you confirm your acceptance to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy Weaver Network has set forth.

 

If there has been any unauthorized use of your account or any breaches in security, you must notify us immediately by contacting us at [email protected]

4. MEMBER CONTENT

Weaver Network allows you to create a member profile; and to post, link, store, share and otherwise make available certain information, text, graphics, videos, or other material through Discussion Forums, Working Groups and messaging other members. You are responsible for the content that you create or share, for making sure the content is accurate, complete, up-to-date, lawful, and appropriate, and for making sure you have the necessary permissions to create and share such information, especially for content owned by someone else. You are also solely responsible for your interactions with other members. If you feel a member is not acting in accordance with these Terms, please contact us at [email protected]

5. LIMITED LICENSE

You agree that you are being provided with a limited, non-transferable, non-exclusive, revocable license and right to access and use Weaver Network’s website. You must not attempt to modify, copy, distribute, sell, license, or exploit any of the materials (i.e. intellectual property) from our Website; attempt to reverse engineer any software contained on Weaver Network’s Website; remove any copyright or other proprietary materials; or transfer the materials to another person or “mirror” the materials on any other server. If you do so, Weaver Network reserves the right to terminate your member account and use of our Website. Upon termination, your viewing right will also be terminated and you should destroy any downloaded materials in your possession whether it is printed or electronic format. Weaver Network shall not be liable to you for any loss in the event of such a revocation.

6. RULES OF USE/CODE OF CONDUCT

By using Weaver Network, you are agreeing to the following code of conduct:

  1. Be kind and courteous.

  2. Be Respectful
  3. Strive to care ever more deeplu for earth, each other and all beings.
  4. Adopting & Adapting Weaver Network’s values
  5. By using Weaver Network, you are also agreeing to engage in the following activities:

    1. Violating local, state, national, or international laws related to this agreement as well as engage in illegal activity on our website including, but not limited to:

      1. Transmitting, distributing or sending viruses, worms, or any other code that may be deemed dangerous, harmful, or destructive in any manner, and interfering with the integrity of our website

      2. Creating or sharing content that seeks to harm or exploit children by exposing them to inappropriate content or asking for their personal information

    2. Infringing fellow Weaver Network members rights by:

      1. using their personal information made public to other members in an unlawful way; this includes data mining or using other data gathering or extraction methods,

      2. using another members account without their consent;

    3. Impersonating someone other than yourself or misrepresenting the organisation you are affiliated with;

    4. Sending spam to individual members, in Discussion Forums or Working Groups;

    5. Creating or sharing content with individual members, in Discussion Forums or Working Groups that risks harm, loss, emotional or physical distress;

    6. Being uncivil, inconsiderate, unprofessional  and engaging in disrespectful behavior, especially behaviour that is discriminatory towards members of any race, ethnicity, culture, national origin, colour, immigration status, social and economic class, educational level, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, size, family status, political belief, religion, and mental and physical ability. We will not tolerate harassment of any kind.

    If you do not adhere to or violate these rules, Weaver Network reserves the right to prohibit you from contacting other users using our website, limit your use of our website, or in certain circumstances, remove you from the website.

    7. TERMINATION

    Weaver Network may terminate or suspend access to our website immediately, and/or deactivate your member account, without prior notice or liability, for any reason whatsoever, including without limitation if you breach these Terms. Upon termination for any reason or no reason, you continue to be bound by this Agreement.

    You may cancel your Weaver Network account at any time by contacting us at [email protected]

    8. THIRD-PARTY WEBSITES AND SERVICES

    Our website may contain links to third-party websites, materials, or services that are not owned or controlled by Weaver Network. Weaver Network has no control over, and assumes no responsibility for the content, privacy policies, products, or practices of any third party websites or services. Weaver Network may allow you to interact directly with third-party services without leaving our website. If you access a third-party website or service from the Weaver Network website or share your User Content on or through any third-party website or service, you do so at your own risk. You further acknowledge and agree that Weaver Network is relieved from any and all responsibility and liability, directly or indirectly, for any damage or loss caused or alleged to be caused by or in connection with use of or reliance on any third-party website, service, content. You are responsible for reviewing the Privacy Policy and Terms of Use of any third-party website you access, either directly or via Weaver Network’s website.

    As Weaver Network evolves, there will be the opportunity for our website to become interoperable with our partner platforms. This means our website can readily connect and exchange information and services with our partner platforms, without restriction. When that time comes, we will notify our members and amend our Terms as well as our Privacy Policy to reflect this.

    9. WEBSITE TERMS OF USE MODIFICATIONS

    We reserve the right, at our sole discretion, to modify or replace these Terms at any time without prior notice. By using this Website, you are agreeing to be bound by the current version of these Terms and Conditions of Use. Any changes to the Terms of Use will be followed by updating the date at the bottom of this page. We will endeavour to evolve these Terms of Use in close relationship with any feedback from the community, especially in the dedicated forum spaces, to reflect the interests and concerns of our constituents, and in some cases this input will be actively sought e.g. through member surveys.

    10. CHANGES TO THE WEBSITE

    Weaver Network may, without prior notice, make changes to our website and the services we provide (including keeping our content accurate, complete and up-to-date); create usage limitations for such services; or stop providing our services to you or other users. If a revision in material is necessary, we will try to provide at least 30 days’ notice prior to any new terms taking effect. By agreeing to these Terms, you accept that the Stewardship circle of Weaver Network holds the right to execute necessary changes in terms, while striving to be accountable to you by participating actively in community forums and actively surveying members at appropriate times.

    11. PRIVACY POLICY

    By using our website and its services, you consent to the collection, use, processing, storage, disclosure, transfer and retention of your personal information as set forth in our Privacy Policy [https://www.weavernetwork.org/privacy-policy

    As mentioned above, there may be the opportunity for Weaver Network to become interoperable with our partner platforms. If this transpires, we will offer members the opportunity to opt-in for such services.

    12. CONTACT US

    If you have any questions about these Terms, please contact us at [email protected]