Terms & Conditions

Terms & Conditions

Information about the Linaro 96Boards.org Website

Please refer to: https://www.96boards.org/about/

Information about Linaro™

The “Linaro 96Boards.org Website” (the “Website”) shall mean the web site operated by or on behalf of Linaro Limited (hereinafter “We/Us/Our”) for your use, whether as a guest or a registered user. Linaro Limited is a private limited company registered in England and Wales with company number 07180318. VAT No: 990 0273 24. Registered Office Address:
Harston Mill
Harston
Cambridge
CB22 7GG
United Kingdom.

Accessing the Website

Access to the Website is permitted on a temporary basis, and We reserve the right to withdraw or amend the information We provide on the Website without notice. We will not be liable if for any reason the Website is unavailable at any time or for any period. From time to time, We may restrict access to some parts of the Website, or the entire Website, to users who have registered with us.

Your access to the Website must comply with all applicable laws, regulations and ordinances, including any laws regarding the export of data or software.

You agree not to (a) access or attempt to access the administrative interface of the Website unless you have been specifically allowed to do so in a written agreement with Us or (b) engage in any activity that interferes with or disrupts the Website performance (or the servers and networks that host and are connected to the Website).

We reserve the right to refuse assignment of, assign or reassign registered usernames at our sole discretion if said username violates any third-party rights or is considered to be inappropriate.

Contribution, use of and reliance on Content posted

You understand that all information (such as data files, written text and computer code) to which you may have access as part of, or through your use of, the Website are the sole responsibility of the person from which such content originated. All such information is referred to below as the “Content.”

You agree that any Content you contribute to the Website will not contain any of the following types of Content:

  1. Content that infringes a third party’s rights (e.g. copyright) according to applicable law;
  2. Profane content; Hate-related or violent content; Content advocating racial or ethnic intolerance; Content intended to advocate or advance computer hacking or cracking; Gambling; Other illegal activity, including without limitation illegal export of controlled substances or illegal software; Drug paraphernalia; Phishing; Malicious content; and any other material, products or services that violate or encourage conduct that would violate any criminal laws, any other applicable laws, or any third-party rights.

We reserve the right (but shall have no obligation) to remove any or all Content from the Website. You agree to immediately take down any Content that violates the Terms, including pursuant to a take-down request from Us. In the event that you elect not to comply with a request from Us to take down certain Content, We reserve the right to directly take down such Content.

You agree that if you are contributing Content as an employee you have obtained appropriate permission from your employer to make such contributions associated with their corporate name.

You agree that you are solely responsible for (and that We have no responsibility to you or to any third party for) any Content that you create, transmit or display while using the Website and for the consequences of your actions.

You agree that We have no responsibility or liability for the deletion or failure to store any Content and other communications maintained or transmitted through use of the Website. You further acknowledge that you are solely responsible for securing and backing up any Content.

We acknowledge and agree that We obtain no right, title or interest from you (or your licensors) under these Terms in or to any Content that you create, submit, post, transmit or display on, or through, the Website, including any intellectual property rights which subsist in that Content (whether those rights happen to be registered or not, and wherever in the world those rights may exist). You agree that you are responsible for protecting and enforcing those rights and that We have no obligation to do so on your behalf.

Open source software licenses for the many software packages referenced on this website constitute separate written agreements. To the limited extent that the open source software licenses expressly supersede these Terms, the open source licenses govern your agreement with Us for the use of the Website.

We claim no ownership or control over any Content contributed by you. You retain copyright and any other rights you already hold in the Content, and you are responsible for protecting those rights, as appropriate. By submitting, posting or displaying the Content on or through the Website you grant Us a worldwide, royalty-free, and non-exclusive license to reproduce, adapt, modify, translate, publish, publicly perform, publicly display and distribute such Content.

You may choose to or We may invite you to submit comments or ideas about the Website, including without limitation about how to improve the Website and its Content (“Ideas”). By submitting any Ideas, you agree that your disclosure is gratuitous, unsolicited and without restriction and will not place Us under any fiduciary or other obligation, and that We are free to use the Ideas without any additional compensation to you, and/or to disclose the Idea on a non-confidential basis or otherwise to anyone.

When you submit, post, upload or otherwise provide any software code (“Code”) via the Website, you must ensure you adhere to the terms of any License agreement associated with the Code. These terms will be available on the website of the related upstream open source projects and other sources of Code. By submitting said Code, you certify that your Code is in compliance with the relevant License, and you hereby represent and warrant that you have all rights, licenses and consents necessary to grant Us and other users the rights and licenses granted herein, and under the relevant License, without infringement of any third-party rights.

You should also be aware that certain postings of open source encryption code are controlled by EU and US law. You are responsible for ensuring that you have the relevant permissions before posting such code and if you are based in Cuba, Iran, North Korea, Sudan or Syria or you are on the Denied Persons List administered by the US Department of Commerce or the equivalent list managed within the EU, you agree not to post or download said code.

Any of the material on the Website may be out of date or include omissions, inaccuracies or other errors at any given time, and We are under no obligation to update such material. Commentary and other materials posted on the Website site are not intended to amount to advice on which reliance should be placed. We therefore disclaim all liability and responsibility arising from any reliance placed on such materials by any visitor to the Website, or by anyone who may be informed of any of its contents.

Our liability

Except where expressly provided otherwise in an agreement between you and us, all information provided directly on the website or indirectly through the website by hypertext link or otherwise is provided “as is” without warranty of any kind. We hereby disclaim all warranties with respect to this information, whether express or implied, including the implied warranties of merchantability, satisfactory quality and fitness for a particular purpose. In no event shall We be liable for any direct, indirect, incidental, special or consequential damages, or damages for loss of profits, revenue, data or use, incurred by you or any third party, whether in contract, tort or otherwise, arising from your access to, use of, or reliance upon information obtained from or through the Linaro website. We reserve the right to make changes, updates or corrections to the information on the Website at any time without notice.

Information about you and your visits to the Website

We process information about you gained from your use of the Website in accordance with Our privacy policy.

Transactions concluded through the Website

Contracts for the supply of goods, services or information formed through the Website or as a result of visits made by you are governed by Our terms and conditions notified to you during each individual transaction.

Links from the Website

Where the Website contains links to other sites and resources provided by third parties, these links are provided for your information only. We have no control over the contents of those sites or resources, and accept no responsibility for them or for any loss or damage that may arise from your use of them.

Thank you for visiting the Website.

LEC-ELA-30989-V0.91, 10 April 2015. Copyright (c) 2015 Linaro Limited

Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy

As an organization Linaro Limited is committed to fairness, both in the collection and use of personal information. Fairness has two elements:

Using information in a way that people would reasonably expect and in a way that is fair;

Ensuring, as far is reasonably practical, people know how their information will be used.

To achieve these aims, Linaro follows the code of practice recommended by the UK Information Commissioner under section 51 of the Data Protection Act 1998.

We are committed to safeguarding the privacy of users of web sites operated by or on behalf of Linaro™ Limited (together “Linaro Website”). This statement explains how We collect, use and safeguard Data (defined below) you provide when using a Linaro Website. This statement forms part of and is incorporated into the Terms and Conditions of Use. Any personal information which may be collected from an Linaro Website will be treated in accordance with this privacy policy, the Data Protection Act 1998, as amended and other applicable laws. For the purposes of the Data Protection Act 1998, the data controller is Linaro Limited, a company registered in England and Wales with company number 07180318 (hereinafter “We/Us/Our”). Registered office address: Harston Mill, Royston Rd, Harston, Cambridge, CB22 7GG, United Kingdom. Linaro Limited is a private limited company.

By using a Linaro Website, you consent to the collection and use of your information in the manner and for the purposes set out below.

What personal information is collected?

When you send Us an email or visit an Linaro Website, We may collect, from both public and private areas of the Linaro Website, personal information volunteered by you about you, including name, title, company, county, mailing address, email address, phone numbers, fax numbers, age range and company size and Our web server logs, browser cookies and local shared objects may collect details of your domain name, operating system, browser type, IP address and a unique identifier for your computer, or other access device (“Data”). When you submit Data you are agreeing to its transfer, storage and processing.

Who is collecting the Data?

When you are on a Linaro Website and are asked for Data, you are sharing that Data with Linaro Limited and its related companies. The Data may be stored in the European Economic Area (“EEA”) or transferred to and stored at a destination outside the EEA. Data may be disclosed to and processed by staff operating outside of the EEA who work for Us and Our related companies.

The Linaro Website may also contain various links to third-party web sites. Third-party web sites may provide additional information, goods, services and/or promotions. These sites are owned and operated independently from Us, and have their own separate privacy and data collection practices. Any Data you provide to these web sites will be governed under the terms of their privacy policy, if any. We have no responsibility or liability whatsoever for the independent actions or policies of these independent sites, and are not responsible for the content or privacy practices of such sites.

How is your Data used?

Data maybe used internally by Us, including updating Our databases, contacting you with requested information, maintaining a technical support history, sending marketing information, determining trends in your use of Our product, aiding in the design of Our product and services, processing your enquiries, measuring the use of Our sites, administering and improving the content of Our sites.

With whom do We share your Data?

Except as expressly stated in this policy or on Our web sites, We do not provide your Data to third parties without your consent.

If you register and provide information to a forum or blog the information you provide will be published for anyone to see.

We may occasionally share aggregated demographic Data with Our partners. This Data is not linked to any personal information that can identify any individual person.

We process data in the ordinary course of business and We use third parties to provide services on Our behalf. We will provide your relevant Data to them solely for the purposes of the effective delivery of such services.

In the event that We sell or buy any business or assets, or if Linaro or substantially all of its assets are acquired by a third party the relevant Data held by Us will be one of the transferred assets.

We may use your Data if We are under a duty to disclose or share your personal data in order to comply with any legal obligation, or in order to enforce or apply Our terms of use and other agreements; or to protect the rights, property, or safety of Linaro, Our customers, or others.

What choices do you have regarding the collection, use and distribution of your Data?

We may, from time to time, send you email or direct mail regarding Our products and services. If you do not want to receive such information, simply tell Us when you give Us your Data, or follow the directions contained on the mailing to remove your name from Our mailing list(s).

You also have the right to access (review, correct, amend or delete) your Data by contacting Us. Individuals are responsible for providing Linaro with accurate and complete personal information, and for contacting Us if correction of such information is required. Please note that, where permitted, We may charge a nominal fee for fulfilling access requests and that to the extent permitted by Law We reserve the right to disallow unreasonable requests for access.

Please direct any questions concerning Linaro’s privacy practices or if you have any queries or requests in relation to your Data to privacy@linaro.org or Linaro Limited, Harston Mill, Royston Rd, Harston, Cambridge, CB22 7GG, United Kingdom. Requests to unsubscribe from (“opt-out”) of communications from Linaro may also be sent to unsubscribe at privacy@linaro.org.

How secure is your Data?

We always use industry-standard encryption technologies when transferring and receiving Data. We have appropriate security measures in place to protect against any loss, misuse or alteration of information that We have collected. However, We cannot ensure or otherwise warrant the security of any information you provide to Us or from an Linaro Website, and therefore you use the Linaro Website at your own risk.

What about browser cookies and local shared objects?

This website does not store any information that would, on its own, allow us to identify individual users of this service without their permission. Any cookies that may be used by this website are used either solely on a per session basis or to maintain user preferences. Cookies are not shared with any third parties.

COOKIE NAME     DESCRIPTION

flCrumbs               This cookie is set on confirmation that visitors are happy with the use of cookies on this website.

This cookie is only set after users have consented to the use of cookies.

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These cookies are part of Google Analytics, which We use to monitor traffic levels, search queries and visits to this website, and to highlight potential problems within the site structure. Google Analytics stores IP address anonymously on its servers in the US, and neither We or Google associate your IP address with any personally identifiable information. These cookies enable Google to determine whether you are a return visitor to the site, and to track the pages that you visit during your session.

This cookie is set after users have consented to the use of cookies.

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses “cookies”, which are text files placed on your computer, to help the website analyze how users use the site. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website (including your IP address) will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity for website operators and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage. Google may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on Google’s behalf. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google. You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser, however please note that if you do this you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website. By using this website, you consent to the processing of data about you by Google in the manner and for the purposes set out above. Please note that by deleting or disabling browser cookies or local shared objects you may not be able to use certain areas or features of Our site.

To edit cookie settings for PCs

Google Chrome

Click on ‘Tools’ at the top of your browser window and select Options. Click the ‘Under the Hood’ tab, locate the ‘Privacy’ section, and select the ‘Content settings’ button.

Microsoft Internet Explorer 6.0, 7.0, 8.0, 9.0

Locate ‘Internet options’ in the browser menu, then click on the ‘Privacy’ tab.

Mozilla Firefox

Locate ‘Tools’ in the browser menu and select Options, then select the Privacy icon. Click on Cookies

Opera

Click on ‘Menu’ at the top of your browser window and select ‘Settings’. Select ‘Preferences’, then the ‘Advanced’ tab

To edit cookie settings for Macs

Safari

Click on ‘Safari’ at the top of your browser window and select the ‘Preferences’ option, then ‘Security’.

Google Chrome

Click on ‘Tools’ at the top of your browser window and select Options. Click the ‘Under the Hood’ tab, locate the ‘Privacy’ section, and select the ‘Content settings’ button.

Mozilla Firefox

Locate ‘Tools’ in the browser menu and select Options, then select the Privacy icon. Click on Cookies

Opera

Click on ‘Menu’ at the top of your browser window and select ‘Settings’. Select ‘Preferences’, then the ‘Advanced’ tab

Changes to this privacy policy

We may revise this privacy policy at any time by amending this page. You are expected to check this page from time to time to take notice of any changes We made, as they are binding on you. Some of the provisions contained in this privacy policy may also be superseded by provisions or notices published elsewhere on Our site.

Thank you for visiting Our site.

LEC-ELA-30990-V0.91, 10 April 2015, Copyright (c) 2015 Linaro Limited

Trademark Usage

Trademark Usage

Linaro® is a registered trademark of Linaro in the United Kingdom and other countries

Linaro has applied to have ‘96 Boards’ registered as a trademark in the UK, US and other countries.

Linux® is the registered trademark of Linus Torvalds in the U.S. and other countries

All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.

The objectives of the Linaro company trademark policy are to: encourage widespread use of the Linaro trademarks by the Linaro™ community while controlling that use in order to avoid confusion on the part of Linaro users and the general public; to maintain the value of the image and reputation of the trademarks and to protect them from inappropriate or unauthorized use.

The Trademark policy and guidelines provide information on what is allowed, what isn’t allowed, and cases in which you should ask permission. If you have any doubt, please contact us at trademarks@linaro.org and a member of our trademark team will be in touch with you shortly.