Usage Policies

The Usage Policies, including the Terms of Use, License Agreements and Privacy Policies, specify how this website and its applications (Gigatrees5, VGedX) may be used, what limitations apply, and what steps the author (Tim Forsythe) takes to protect your privacy. Users should review these policies occasionally as they may change without notice. This document is intentionally kept short and concise so please take a moment to read through it.

Use of this website, its services and/or applications constitutes acceptance of these policies.

Terms of Use

The applications are provided as-is without warranty of any kind. The author makes no guarantees that the applications will work as you might expect, or that existing services will be continuously, or will continue to be available.

License Agreements

This license agreement supersedes that found in the LICENSE.txt file in the distribution.

The applications and generated web pages may also be subject to third-party license agreements as detailed here. This document serves as attribution to those agreements and their licensors.

The applications are licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International License

Creative Commons License

This license agreement states that you are free to download and use the applications for personal use, however you may not use the applications for any commercial purposes, and that when using it for non-commercial purposes, you may not modify it and that you must provide appropriate attribution. Read the full license agreement for more details. The license agreement applies to the applications only, not to the web pages generated by it. The generated web pages may be subject to additional third-party end user agreements depending on which plugins are loaded by your configuration. Please review the plugins for additional details.

The applications may be subject to the following third-party license agreements, depending on your configuration.

Most of the third party license agreements allow you to use them for any reason as long as you don't hold the licensor liable. The geocoding and language translation services also prohibit the redistribution of their data.

Privacy Policy and Cookies

The application does not allow for or collect passwords, financial information, or any other types of secure or personal data. Update checks may be logged to a file that includes the current timestamp, your IP address and the application version and your application id, none of which is personally identifiable, and is used strictly for housekeeping purposes.