Terms of Use

Welcome to The King Tides Project! The following terms and conditions govern all use of The King Tides Project website (“Website” or “Site”) and all content, services and products available at or through the Site (“Services”). The Website is owned and operated by The King Tides Project, Inc., a registered California non-profit (“The King Tides Project”, “Us”, “We”, or “Our”). The term “You” refers to the person accessing or using the Site, or the company or organization on whose behalf that person accesses the Site. Please review the Agreement fully before you continue to use the Site. By using the Site, you agree to be bound by the Agreement. You shall also be subject to any additional terms posted with respect to individual sections of the Site. Please review our Privacy Policy, which also governs your use of the Site, to understand our practices. If you do not agree, please discontinue using the Site. We reserve the right to change the Agreement at any time without prior notice. Your continued access or use of the Site after such changes indicates your acceptance of the Agreement as modified. It is your responsibility to review the Agreement regularly. The Agreement was last updated on March 25, 2014.


It is our goal to make the use of our Site a good experience for all of our users, so you agree not to do any of the following:

1. Use this Site if you are under the age of 13;
2. Conduct or promote any illegal activities while using the Site;
3. Upload, distribute or print anything that may be harmful to minors;
4. Attempt to gain access to secured portions of the Site to which you do not possess access rights;
5. Upload or transmit any form of virus, worm, Trojan horse, or other malicious code;
6. Use the Site to generate unsolicited email advertisements or spam;
7. Use any automatic or manual process to search or harvest information from the Site, or to
interfere in any way with the proper functioning of the Site; or
8. Impersonate another user.


By submitting images, metadata, comments, blog articles, charts, observations, calculations, or any other information (hereafter referred to as “Content”) to The King Tides Project for inclusion on the Website, you grant Us a world-wide, royalty-free, and non-exclusive license to reproduce, modify, adapt and publish the Content. Photographs submitted by mobile or web upload, email, post, or any other means that are used in web or print applications will be captioned with a credit to the photographer if provided and practical. We can only accept photos with copyrights or licenses that allow changes to the image (for scientific or educational purposes). We accept photos and other observations and data with a Creative Commons Attribution license, Attribution-NonCommercial-Share Alike license, Attribution-ShareAlike license, Attribution-NonCommercial license, a Public Domain status, or an equivalent copyright or license. When sharing user-contributed photographs with our collaborators, we will include information on licensing and credit.

If you create an account on the Website, you are responsible for maintaining the security of your account, and you are fully responsible for all activities that occur under the account and any other actions taken in connection with the account. You must not post content to the Website in a misleading or unlawful manner, including in a manner intended to trade on the name or reputation of others, and we may change or remove any description or keyword that we considers inappropriate or unlawful, or otherwise likely to cause The King Tides Project liability. You must immediately notify us of any unauthorized uses of your account or any other breaches of security. We will not be liable for any acts or omissions by you, including any damages of any kind incurred as a result of such acts or omissions.