Terms of Use for My SEG and http://seg.org

The Society of Exploration Geophysicists ("SEG") welcomes all visitors to its Web site, SEG.org. SEG.org was created for the purpose of promoting the science of geophysics and fostering the scientific interests of geophysicists.

This page contains the Terms of Use for anyone who is accessing the SEG.org Web site (hereinafter referred to as "you", "your", or "users"). By using this Web site, you agree to be bound by the following Terms of Use. SEG may amend the Terms of Use at any time by updating this page.

Permissible Use of Web site

SEG.org is owned and operated by SEG and is protected by copyright. You are prohibited from reproducing, distributing, retransmitting, or using in a commercial manner any of the information or materials provided on SEG.org without the prior written consent of SEG. You are authorized to download a copy of information or materials provided on SEG.org for personal, non-commercial home use as long as you do not remove or obscure the copyright or other proprietary notice.

Third-Party Information

SEG.org may provide hyperlinks to Web sites maintained by third parties. SEG has no control over third-party Web sites and does not necessarily endorse the content of linked Web sites. In addition, SEG may allow users to post information or otherwise use interactive services, such as online community message boards. SEG does not necessarily endorse the opinions expressed by users.

By posting information or otherwise using any interactive service that may be available to you through SEG, you agree not to post or otherwise distribute any information, material, or software that:

  • violates or infringes the rights of others;
  • is unlawful, threatening, abusive, harassing, defamatory, libelous, obscene, profane, deceptive, fraudulent, an invasion or privacy, or otherwise violates any applicable law;
  • contains unauthorized or unsolicited advertising; or
  • contains a computer virus or other item of a destructive nature.

Although SEG has no obligation to monitor information posted by users, SEG reserves the right to remove any information or material posted by users at its sole discretion. 

If you post information on SEG.org or otherwise use any interactive service that may be available to you through SEG.org or provide any feedback or other input to SEG, you grant SEG the right to copy, reproduce, use, disclose, exhibit, display, transform, create derivative works from, and distribute such information to others without limitation. Such information may be used by SEG for any purpose without compensation to the contributor.

Waiver of Warranties 

The information and materials on SEG.org are provided "as is" without warranty of any kind, either express or implied, to the fullest extent permitted by applicable law, including, but not limited to, the implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, or non-infringement.

Information or materials on SEG.org or any linked Web site may contain technical inaccuracies or typographical errors. SEG does not make any representations or warranties regarding the accuracy, completeness, timeliness, or appropriateness for a particular purpose of any information or materials provided on SEG.org or any linked Web site.

SEG does not warrant or represent that SEG.org or any linked Web site will operate error-free or that such Web sites or their servers are free of computer viruses or other items of a destructive nature. You assume the risk in using SEG.org or any linked Web site.

Limitation of Liability

In no event will SEG be liable to any party for any direct, indirect, special, or other consequential damages for any use of SEG.org or any linked web site including, without limitation, any lost profits, business interruption, loss of programs or other data on your information handling system, or otherwise regardless of whether SEG is advised of the possibility of such damages.

Indemnification

You agree to defend, indemnify, and hold harmless SEG, its affiliated entities, and directors, officers, employees and agents of SEG and its affiliated entities from and against any and all liabilities and costs, including, but not limited to, reasonable attorney's fees, resulting from your use or misuse of SEG.org or your breach of any of the terms of these Terms of Use.

International Use

SEG makes no representations or warranties that the information or materials on SEG.org are appropriate or available for use in locations outside the United States. You assume the risk in accessing SEG.org from outside the United States and are solely responsible for compliance with all applicable laws.

Governing Law

These Terms of Use shall be governed by the laws of the State of Oklahoma without regard to the conflicts of law rules thereof. Any legal action, suit, or proceeding with respect to this Agreement shall be brought exclusively in a court of competent jurisdiction in Tulsa County, Oklahoma, United States of America.

Termination

SEG reserves the right to terminate SEG.org or any of its services at any time. In addition, SEG may terminate your right to access SEG or any of its services for any violation of these Terms of Use or any applicable law at any time without notice.