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Where Light Meets Dark

The website accessible from the domain "www.wherelightmeetsdark.com" is referred to as "this website", "Where Light Meets Dark" and/or "WLMD" in these Terms and Conditions.

User

In these Terms and Conditions, the term "user" refers to a person other than the Where Light Meets Dark website owner. The term "users" refers to a non-specific collection of users.

Acceptance of Terms

These Terms and Conditions (also "Terms") apply to all functionality and content available at the Where Light Meets Dark website.

Please read these Terms carefully. Your continued access to this website indicates your acceptance of these Terms. If you do not accept these Terms, please discontinue accessing and using this website.

Updates to Terms

These Terms may be updated periodically. The date and time of publication of this version of the Terms is available at the bottom of this page. Each time the Terms are updated, the publication time is updated.

Direct link to Terms

The direct link to these Terms is: http://wherelightmeetsdark.com/index.php?module=wiki&page=TermsAndConditions

Copyright information

Where Light Meets Dark respects intellectual property and copyright laws.

All content on this website is subject to copyright unless otherwise noted. No content may be reproduced without permission.

Images used in the WLMD theme

  • The image of the thylacine which appears in the left vertical banner is an original digital manipulation (owned by WLMD) of a photograph which (according to Wikipedia) is in the public domain. This image, as it appears on this website, is copyright 2007 (c) Where Light Meets Dark.
  • The image of the Tasmanian devil which appears in the left vertical banner is an original digital manipulation (owned by WLMD) of a photograph owned by WLMD. This image is copyright 2007 (c) Where Light Meets Dark.
  • The image of the Eastern Quoll which appears in the left vertical banner is an original digital manipulation (owned by WLMD) of a photograph owned by Andrea Little. The digital manipulation is copyright 2007 (c) Where Light Meets Dark. The original photograph is copyright (c) Andrea Little and is used by permission.
  • The illustration of a light beam which appears in the header is copyright 2006 (c) Where Light Meets Dark
  • The illustration of a topographic map which appears in both the right vertical banner and in the background for the left menu is an original digital manipulation owned by WLMD. It is copyright 2006 (c) Where Light Meets Dark.
  • The illustration of thylacine footprints which appears at the bottom of the left menu is an original digital manipulation owned by WLMD. It is copyright 2006 (c) Where Light Meets Dark.
  • The sequence of 7 film still frames which appears in the footer is an original digital manipulation (owned by WLMD) of still frames captured from a film created by Liz and Gary Doyle. The composite image is published under the conviction that it does not constitute a "substantial portion" of the original footage. The composite image is copyright 2006 (c) Where Light Meets Dark. The original footage is copyright 1973 (c) Liz and Gary Doyle.

Other images used on WLMD

A number of other images are in use on WLMD. These may appear in any number of areas of the site including articles, announcements, syndicated feeds, photo galleries, newswatch items or other undocumented areas.

Ownership of these images is properly attributed in its context (ie. if the image is visible, its attribution should be visible).

Many such images are owned by WLMD and copyright on these images is owned by WLMD.

Some images - particularly in Newswatch items, and analysis articles - are full reproductions of images where the copyright is not owned by WLMD. These images are published for the purpose of "criticism and review" and/or "reporting the news" as described by IP Australia.

If you believe an image published on Where Light Meets Dark infringes copyright, please submit a Copyright Breach Notification using the online contact form and the situation will be addressed as soon as possible.

Text

Most of the text (by volume) on WLMD is original composition and copyright (c) Where Light Meets Dark.

Some portions of text on WLMD constitute quotations of other works and are appropriately attributed.

Further portions of text on WLMD constitute contributions from site members. WLMD does not claim copyright over member contributions but reserves the right to edit and/or delete member contributed content at its sole discretion.

If you believe any text published on Where Light Meets Dark infringes copyright, please submit a Copyright Breach Notification
and the situation will be addressed as soon as possible.

Copyright Breach Notification

If you would like to report a possible copyright infringement published on Where Light Meets Dark, you may submit a Copyright Breach Notification using the online contact form.

Licence to use user-contributed comments

By contributing comments to WLMD you agree to perpetually permit WLMD to reproduce those comments without remuneration or other compensation. Further, you also agree to allow WLMD to edit such comments for any purpose. WLMD reserves the right to delete or otherwise remove user-contributed content from the website without notice.

WLMD Contact form and your privacy

Submissions made via the site contact form (accessible at http://wherelightmeetsdark.com/index.php?module=phatform&PHAT_MAN_OP=view&PHPWS_MAN_ITEMS[]=1&MMN_position=5:5) will be kept private unless you otherwise permit WLMD to publish the submission or portions of the submission as appropriate.

Disclaimer for user-contributed content

WLMD cannot be held responsible for user-contributed content and by accepting these Terms you indemnify and release WLMD and its owner(s) from any consequence which may be suffered by the publication of such content.

Objectionable Content Notification

If you would like to report illegal, objectionable or otherwise questionable material which is published on Where Light Meets Dark, you may submit an Objectionable Content Notification using the online contact form.

Disclaimer for original content

Analysis articles

A portion of the website exists for the purpose of examining alleged evidence for rare fauna. Such evidence includes but is not limited to photographs, footage and witness testimony.

The author is not qualified in any way as a forensic scientist or in any other field related to establishing the veracity of circumstantial evidence.

The analysis articles are written in good faith but may contain inaccuracies, errors and/or omissions. Their conclusions may be incorrect, invalid, unsubstantiated, outdated or otherwise in error.

All care is taken but WLMD cannot be held responsible for the veracity of analysis articles and by accepting these Terms you indemnify and release WLMD and its owner(s) from any consequence which may be suffered by the publication of such content.

Original photography

The fauna, flora, scenes and other features which appear in the original photography on WLMD may be incorrectly identified. All care is taken to procure an accurate identification but errors may occur.

Advertising

Advertising appears on this website. All advertising is clearly labelled under "Ads by Google" or "Sponsored Links" or is contained within a red box.

Disclaimer for advertising content

WLMD has only limited control over the advertising content displayed on this website. WLMD cannot be held responsible for advertising content and by accepting these Terms you indemnify and release WLMD and its owner(s) from any consequence which may be suffered by the publication of such content.

No profit

Whilst advertising generates revenue for this website's owner, it does not offset the cost of operating this website.

In the interest of maintaining financial transparency, the following is reported:

Revenue

As at December 2007 the advertising on this website yields approximately US$12.00 per month in revenue.

If you would like to contribute financially to the work of WLMD, you may contact WLMD using the online contact form.

Expenses

The website domain name registration costs approximately US$10.00 per year.

The website's webhosting package costs approximately US$10.00 per month.

A single analysis article typically takes between 24 and 48 (unpaid) working hours to prepare and publish.

A single photography article typically takes between 1 and 8 (unpaid) hours to write.

A single newswatch item typically takes between 5 and 15 (unpaid) minutes to write.

Website code maintenance is ongoing and unmeasured, but easily consists of several hundred (unpaid) working hours per year.

All bushwalking, spotlighting and photography equipment is self funded.

All computers, internet access, telephony services, transportation and fuel used to produce photographs and research analysis articles is self funded.


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