Website Terms & Conditions

Website terms and conditions

Terms and conditions of use

This page (together with the documents referred to on it) tells you the terms of use on which you may make sure of our website (“our site”).  By accessing our site you agree to be bound by these terms and conditions of use (“Conditions”). Please read the Conditions carefully and if you do not agree to be bound by the Conditions you should not access or view our site.

Our site is operated by the Data Visualization Society (“We”), a nonprofit organization registered in the state of Delaware, United States of America. 

Comments and editorial

Commentary and other materials posted on our site are not intended as  advice on which reliance should be placed. We do not make any representations or warranties about the information provided through our site including any other website referred to or accessed by hypertext link or otherwise through our site. We accept no liability for inaccuracies or omissions in our site and any decision based on information contained in our site is the sole responsibility of the visitor.


Access to our site is permitted on a temporary basis, and we reserve the right to withdraw or amend the service we provide on our site without notice.  We will not be liable if for any reason our site is unavailable at any time or for any period. We may restrict access to some parts of our site. If you are in breach of our Privacy Policy or these Conditions, we may suspend or block your access to our site or refuse to provide you with any further access to it.

Intellectual Property

We are the owner or the licensee of all intellectual property rights in our site, and for our material published on it. Those works are protected by copyright laws and treaties around the world. All such rights are reserved.


You may print copy from the website and may download extracts of any page(s) from our site for your personal reference and you may draw the attention of others within your organization to material posted on our site. Our status (and that of any identified contributors) as authors of material on our site must always be acknowledged. You must not use any part of the materials on our site for commercial purposes without obtaining our permission.

Illegal uses

You shall not use our site for any illegal purposes. 

You agree that you shall not send, use, copy, post or allow any posting which is defamatory or obscene or which is abusive, indecent or in breach of the privacy of any person. 

You agree not to send any unsolicited promotional or advertising material, spam or similar materials or any volume messages, or make any entry specifically designed to generate SEO or promotional links, or enter or post anything that may interfere with the operation of our site or with the enjoyment of our site by other visitors. We will not refund spam or scam entries.

You shallnot misuse our site by knowingly introducing viruses, trojans, worms, logic bombs or other material which is malicious or technologically harmful. You shall not attempt to gain unauthorized access to our site, the server on which our site is stored or any server, computer or database connected with our site.  You shall not attack our site via a denial-of-service attack or a distributed denial-of-service attack. By breaching this provision, you would commit a criminal offense under the Computer Misuse Act. We will report any such breach to the relevant law enforcement authorities and we will cooperate with those authorities by disclosing your identity to them. In the event of such a breach, your right to use our site will cease immediately.  We will not be liable for any loss or damage caused by a distributed denial-of-service attack, viruses or other technologically harmful material that may infect your computer equipment, computer programs, data or other proprietary material due to your use of our site or to your downloading of any material posted on them, or on any website linked to them.

You hereby agree to indemnify us against any costs, claims, losses and damages (including legal fees) incurred by or awarded against us as a result of your misuse of our site or your breach of these terms.


We provide our site to you free of charge and neither us nor any of our subsidiaries or affiliated or group companies accept any liability to you whether in contract, tort (including negligence) or otherwise arising out of or in connection with our site. We exclude liability for any direct, special, indirect or consequential damages or any other damages of whatsoever kind resulting from whatever cause through the use of any information obtained either directly or indirectly from our site including:

  • loss of income or revenue;
  • loss of profits or contracts;
  • loss of anticipated savings;
  • loss of data;
  • loss of goodwill; and
  • wasted management or office time.

The above exclusions do not affect our liability for death or personal injury arising from our negligence, nor our liability for fraudulent misrepresentation or misrepresentation as to a fundamental matter, nor any other liability which cannot be excluded or limited under applicable law.

Nothing contained in our site shall constitute an offer for our services. All contracts for our services must be agreed by us and the instructing party in writing.

In the event that any or any part of the terms contained in these Conditions shall be determined by a competent authority to be invalid, unlawful or unenforceable to any extent, such term shall to that extent be severed from the remaining terms which shall continue to be valid and enforceable to the fullest extent permitted by law.



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Data usage

For information on data collection and usage and our compliance with the 2018 General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), see our Privacy Policy.



Please contact us if you have any questions about any information on our site at [email protected] .

The Delaware courts will have exclusive jurisdiction over any claim arising from, or related to, a visit to our site although we retain the right to bring proceedings against you for breach of these Conditions in your country of residence or any other relevant country. These Conditions and the Privacy Policy on our site and any dispute or claim arising out of or in connection with them or their subject matter or formation (including non-contractual disputes or claims) shall be governed by and construed in accordance with Delaware state law.

We may revise these Conditions 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 these Conditions may also be superseded by provisions or notices published elsewhere on our site.