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Introduction (including all content available through the web domain, the “Site”) is operated by Interface Europe, Ltd. and its affiliates (collectively, “Interface”).  By using the Site, or uploading or downloading materials from the Site, you agree to abide by the terms and conditions set forth in this notice (the „Agreement“). If you do not agree to abide by these terms and conditions, you are not permitted to use the Site, or upload or download materials from the Site.

Your Acceptance

By using and/or visiting the Site, you signify your agreement to these terms and conditions of use (the „Terms of Use“), as well as the Privacy Policy found at (the “Privacy Policy”). These Terms of Use apply to all users of the Site, including users who are also contributors of content, information, and other materials or services on the Site. Interface reserves the right to remove Content and User Submissions (as such terms are defined herein) that violate these provisions without prior notice.  Interface may, in its sole discretion, modify or revise these Terms of Use and policies at any time, and you agree to be bound by such modifications or revisions. Nothing in this Agreement shall be deemed to confer any third-party rights or benefits.

Links to Third-Party Sites

The Site may provide links to third-party websites operated by other entities. If you use these sites, you will leave this Site. If you decide to visit any linked site, you do so at your own risk and it is your responsibility to take all measures to guard against viruses or other destructive elements. Interface has no control over, and assumes no responsibility for, the content, privacy policies, or practices of any third party websites. In addition, Interface will not and cannot censor or edit the content of any third-party site. By using the Site, you expressly relieve Interface, its subsidiaries and affiliates from any and all liability arising from your use of any third-party website.

User Accounts

To access and/or use certain current and/or potential future elements or features of the Site, you may be asked to create a user account. If so, you are solely responsible for the activity that occurs on your account, and you should take all appropriate steps to keep your account password secure. You must notify Interface immediately of any breach of security or unauthorized use of your account.

Permissions and Restrictions

Interface hereby grants you permission to access and use the Site as set forth in these Terms of Use, provided that:

  • You agree not to distribute any part of the Site, including but not limited to User Submissions (as defined below), without Interface’s prior written authorization.
  • You agree not to use the Site for any commercial use unrelated to Interface’s business interests without the prior written authorization of Interface. Prohibited commercial uses include any of the following actions taken without Interface’s express approval:
    1. sale of access to the Site;
    2. use of the Site for the primary purpose of gaining advertising or subscription revenue; and
    3. the sale of advertising, either on the Site or any third-party website, targeted to the content of specific User Submissions or general Site content.


  • Prohibited commercial uses do not include:
    1. uploading original content to the Site; and
    2. any use that Interface expressly authorizes in writing.
      • Interface reserves the right to discontinue any aspect of the Site at any time.

Use of Content on the Site

In addition to the general items set forth above, the following restrictions and conditions apply specifically to your use of content on the Site:

  • The content on the Site, except all User Submissions (as defined below), including without limitation, the text, software, scripts, graphics, photos, sounds, music, videos, interactive features and the like („Content“) and the trademarks, service marks and logos contained therein („Marks“), are owned by or licensed to either Interface, the Zoological Society of London (“ZSL”), or their respective subsidiaries or affiliates, and are subject to copyright and other intellectual property rights under applicable law. Content on the Site is provided to you AS IS for your information and personal use only and may not be downloaded, copied, reproduced, distributed, transmitted, broadcast, displayed, sold, licensed, or otherwise exploited for any other purposes outside of the Site without the prior written consent of its respective owners. You may access Content, User Submissions and other content only as permitted under this Agreement. Interface reserves all rights not expressly granted in and to the Site and the Content.
  • You may access User Submissions solely:
    1. for your information and business use in connection with your normal duties in support of Interface’s business interests; and
    2. as intended through the normal functionality of the Site.

You agree to not engage in the use, copying, or distribution of any of the Content other than expressly permitted herein, including any use, copying, or distribution of User Submissions of third parties obtained through the Site for any commercial purposes unrelated to Interface’s or ZSL’s ongoing business interests.

You agree not to circumvent, disable or otherwise interfere with security-related features of the Site or features that prevent or restrict use or copying of any Content or enforce limitations on use of the Site or the Content therein.

You understand that when using the Site, you will be exposed to User Submissions from a variety of sources, both internal and external to Interface, and that Interface is not responsible for the accuracy, usefulness, safety, or intellectual property rights of or relating to User Submissions provided by non-Interface employees. You further understand and acknowledge that you may be exposed to User Submissions that are inaccurate, offensive, indecent, or objectionable, and you agree to waive, and hereby do waive, any legal or equitable rights or remedies you have or may have against Interface, its subsidiaries and affiliates with respect thereto.  You further agree to indemnify, defend and hold harmless Interface, its subsidiaries and affiliates to the fullest extent allowed by applicable law regarding all matters related to your use of the Site.

User Submissions; Ownership of Materials

On the Site, you may have the opportunity to upload textual, graphical and/or video content („User Submissions“).  You shall be solely responsible for your own User Submissions and the consequences of posting or publishing them. In connection with User Submissions, you affirm, represent, and/or warrant that (a) you will not submit material that is contrary to the stated purpose of the Site, or is contrary to applicable local, national, and international laws and regulations; (b) you own or have the necessary licenses, rights, consents, and permissions to use, and in turn authorize Interface to use, all patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright or other proprietary rights in and to any and all User Submissions to enable inclusion and use of the User Submissions in the manner contemplated by the Site and these Terms of Use; and (c) you will not submit material that is copyrighted, protected by trade secret or otherwise subject to third party proprietary rights, including privacy and publicity rights, unless you are the owner of such rights or have permission from their rightful owner to post the material and to grant Interface all of the license rights granted herein. Notably, before uploading User Submissions that depict either non-Interface employees or imagery (photographic or video) of property not owned or operated by Interface (including but not limited to installation photographs depicting Interface products), you should confirm that the individual(s) depicted in the imagery and/or the owner/operator of the non-Interface property has provided their respective written consent to its display in the manner in which it will be displayed on the Site. Interface reserves the right to remove all User Submissions that violate these provisions without prior notice.

Absent an express agreement to the contrary, you retain all of your ownership rights in your User Submissions. However, by submitting User Submissions to the Site, you hereby grant Interface a worldwide, non-exclusive, royalty-free, sub-licenseable and transferable license to use, reproduce, distribute, prepare derivative works of, display, and perform the User Submissions in connection with the Site and Interface’s business. You also hereby grant each user of the Site a non-exclusive license to access your User Submissions through the Site, and to use, reproduce, distribute, display and perform such User Submissions as permitted through the functionality of the Site and under these Terms of Use.

Infringement; Appropriate Conduct; Account Termination

Interface does not permit copyright infringing activities and infringement of intellectual property rights on its Site, and Interface will remove all Content and User Submissions if properly notified that such Content or User Submission infringes on another’s intellectual property rights. Interface reserves the right to remove Content and User Submissions without prior notice.  Interface will terminate a User’s access to the Site if, under appropriate circumstances, they are determined to be a repeat infringer.

Interface does not permit the posting or uploading of Content or User Submissions that are defamatory, irrelevant, inappropriate, pornographic, obscene or violates applicable law, and Interface reserves the right to decide whether such Content or a User Submission is appropriate and complies with these Terms of Use. Interface may remove such User Submissions and/or terminate your access for uploading such material in violation of these Terms of Use at any time, without prior notice and at its sole discretion. Posting of Content or User Submissions that deviate from these guidelines may subject you to disciplinary review or other appropriate action, including possible termination (if you are an Interface employee) or the termination of any then-existing business relationship (in the case of a non-employee).

Warranty/Limitation of Liability/Indemnification

You agree that your use of the Site shall be at your sole risk. To the fullest extent permitted by law, Interface, its officers, directors, employees, and agents disclaim all warranties, express or implied, in connection with the Site and your use thereof. Interface is under no continuing obligation to ensure the ongoing accuracy or completeness of information previously posted on the Site. Interface makes no warranties or representations about the current or future accuracy or completeness of the Site’s content or the content of any sites linked to this site and assumes no liability or responsibility for (a) any errors, mistakes, or inaccuracies of content, (b) any personal injury or property damage, of any nature whatsoever, resulting from your access to and use of the Site, (c) any unauthorized access to or use of our secure servers and/or any and all personal information and/or financial information stored therein, (d) any interruption or cessation of transmission to or from the Site, (e) any bugs, viruses, trojan horses, or the like which may be transmitted to or through the Ste by any third party, and/or (f) any errors or omissions in any content or for any loss or damage of any kind incurred as a result of the use of any content posted, emailed, transmitted, or otherwise made available via the Site.

In no event shall Interface, its employees, directors, agents, subsidiaries or affiliates be liable to any person or entity for any direct, indirect, special, consequential or other damages (including, without limitation, any lost profits, business interruption, loss of information or programs or other data on your information handling system) that are related to the use of, or the inability to use, the content, materials, and functions of the Site or any linked website, even if Interface has been expressly advised of the possibility of such damages.  YOU SPECIFICALLY ACKNOWLEDGE THAT INTERFACE SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR THE APPEARANCE OR CONTENT OF USER SUBMISSIONS, OR THE DEFAMATORY, OFFENSIVE, OR ILLEGAL CONDUCT OF ANY THIRD PARTY, AND THAT THE RISK OF HARM OR DAMAGE FROM THE FOREGOING RESTS ENTIRELY WITH YOU.

You agree to defend, indemnify and hold harmless Interface, its subsidiaries and affiliates, as well as their respective officers, directors, employees and agents, from and against any and all claims, damages, obligations, losses, liabilities, costs or debt, and expenses (including but not limited to reasonable attorney’s fees) arising from (a) your violation of any term of these Terms of Use, (b) your violation of any third party right, including without limitation any copyright, property, or privacy right, or (c) any claim that one of your User Submissions caused damage to a third party.


This Site is controlled, operated and administered by Interface from its offices within England. Interface makes no representation that Materials at this Site are appropriate or available for use at other locations outside of England and access to them from territories where their contents are illegal is prohibited. If you access this Site from a location outside of England, you are responsible for compliance with all local laws. These Terms of Use shall be governed by the internal substantive laws of England. Any claim or dispute between you and Interface that arises in whole or in part from the Site shall be decided exclusively by a court of competent jurisdiction located in London, England. These Terms of Use, together with the Privacy Policy and any other legal notices published by Interface on the Site, shall constitute the entire agreement between you and Interface concerning the Site. If any provision of these Terms of Use is deemed invalid by a court of competent jurisdiction, the invalidity of such provision shall not affect the validity of the remaining provisions of these Terms of Use, which shall remain in full force and effect.  No waiver of any term of this these Terms of Use shall be deemed a further or continuing waiver of such term or any other term, and Interface’s failure to assert any right or provision under these Terms of Use shall not constitute a waiver of such right or provision.


Contact for Questions

If you have any questions about the Site, these Terms of Use or the Privacy Policy, please contact one of the following individuals:

Maaz Rahman:

Oliver Spencer:

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