Terms of Use ("Terms")

Please read these terms of use carefully before using our Website.

Interpretation and Definitions


The words of which the initial letter is capitalized have the meaning defined under the following definitions. The following definitions shall have the same meaning regardless of whether they appear in singular or in plural.


For the purposes of these Terms of Use:

  • Affiliate” means an entity that controls, is controlled by or is under common control with a party, where “control” means ownership of 50% or more of the shares, equity interest or other securities entitled to vote for election of directors or other managing authority.
  • Device” means any device that can access the Website such as a computer, a cell phone or a digital tablet.
  • SOS”, “we”, “our” or “us” means the Saving Our Sharks Foundation.
  • Terms of Use” (also referred as “Terms“) mean these Terms of Use that form the entire agreement between You and SOS regarding the use of the Website.
  • Website” refers to Saving Our Sharks Foundation, accessible from https://savingoursharksfoundation.org
  • You” means the individual accessing or using the Website, or the company, or other legal entity on behalf of which such individual is accessing or using the Website, as applicable.


These are the Terms of Use governing the use of this Website and the agreement that operates between You and SOS. These Terms of Use set out the rights and obligations of all users regarding the use of the Website.

Your access to and use of the Website is conditioned on Your acceptance of and compliance with these Terms of Use. These Terms of Use apply to all visitors, users and others who access or use our Website.

By accessing or using the Website, no matter the Device You are using to connect to the Website, You agree to be bound by these Terms of Use. If You disagree with any part of these Terms of Use then You may not access the Website.

You represent that you are over the age of 18. SOS does not permit those under 18 to use the Website.

Your access to and use of the Website is also conditioned on Your acceptance of and compliance with the Privacy Policy of SOS. Our Privacy Policy describes Our policies and procedures on the collection, use and disclosure of Your personal information when You use the Website and tells You about Your privacy rights and how the law protects You. Please read Our Privacy Policy carefully before using Our Website.


All content, materials, names, information, text, illustrations, images, and visual representations (including, without limitation, from our partners, contractors, Affiliates, employees and representatives) appearing on our Website or made available by us in any format (“Content”) is protected by intellectual property (“IP”) laws and may not be used, republished, retransmitted, reproduced, downloaded or otherwise used (except for downloading for private and non-commercial use) without the express written consent of SOS and/or the relevant IP owner. This also extends to all trade marks appearing on the site, including the SOS logo.

By accessing or using the SOS Website – including all sites within the savingoursharksfoundation.org domain – hereinafter referred to as “The Website”, you acknowledge that you have read, understand, and agree, without limitation or qualification, to be bound by these Terms of Use.

Any amendment to these Terms of Use will be posted at this URL and will be effective when posted. Your continued use of this Website following the posting of any amendment, modification or change shall constitute your acceptance thereof.


SOS reserves the right to block access to the Website from a particular Internet address or block of Internet addresses.


We take your privacy seriously. Please refer to our Privacy Policy for information on how SOS collects, uses and discloses personally-identifiable information from its users.

Accuracy of Information

While we attempt to be as accurate and reliable as possible with the information presented on the Website, we do not warrant that the content is always accurate, complete, reliable, current, or error-free. If you have any concerns about the accuracy of any information on this Website please contact us and where possible these concerns will be addressed. SOS makes no warranties or representations, express or implied, regarding the use of the material appearing on this site with regard to their correctness, reliability, accuracy, or otherwise. Neither SOS nor its Affiliates or related entities or its content providers shall be responsible or liable to any person, firm, or corporation for any loss, damage, injury, claim, or liability of any kind or character based on or resulting from any information contained on this Website.

Copyright and other Intellectual Property Rights

Unless otherwise indicated, all content and other materials on the Website are the proprietary property of the SOS, licensors or users and are protected by international copyright and other intellectual property laws. Unless expressly permitted by an authorized person in writing, you may not copy, reproduce, distribute, publish, enter into a database, display, perform, modify, create derivative works from, transmit or in any way use or exploit any part of the website’s content except that you may make use of the content for educational and non-commercial purposes only, provided that you maintain all copyright and other notices posted, note the source of the content, and provide a link to the SOS Website.

The trademarks, logos, and service marks displayed on the Website are the registered and unregistered marks of SOS and protected by American and international trademark laws. All other Trademarks not owned by us, our Affiliates, our partners or our licensors that appear on the Website are the property of their respective owners, who may or may not be affiliated with, connected to, or sponsored by us.

Third Party Content

This site contains content and other materials which does not originate from SOS, whether such content is posted by users or otherwise. We aim to provide a platform for our funded project leaders and other select scientists, researchers, educators and stakeholders to express their views. Such views expressed in this content may not represent the views of the SOS. SOS will not be responsible or liable for any such content.

Third Party Links

Any links to the Website or any other SOS-affiliated site may not suggest or imply SOS’s endorsement or approval of any product, position, entity or individual, or portray SOS in a false, misleading, derogatory or otherwise defamatory manner, and the linking site may not contain any adult or illegal material or any material that is offensive, harassing or otherwise objectionable.

This Website contains links to third party websites (“External Websites”) not under the control of SOS, and SOS is not responsible for their content or links contained in such External Websites. SOS does not intend links on this Website to be referrals or endorsements of the External Website providers, or their products or services, and are provided for convenience only. Your use of the External Websites is at your own risk and subject to the terms and conditions of their providers.

Disclaimer of Liability

In no event shall SOS, its licensors, Affiliates, directors, officers and employees be liable to you for any direct, incidental or consequential damages of any kind, including, without limitation, loss of use, loss of income, loss of actual or anticipated profits, loss of business, loss of contracts, loss of goodwill or reputation, loss of anticipated savings, loss of, damage to or corruption of data, whether in an action in contract, tort (including but not limited to negligence) or otherwise, arising out of or in any way connected with the use of this website, the services, the materials contained in or accessed through this website, including without limitation any damages caused by or resulting from reliance on any information obtained from SOS.


You agree to defend, indemnify and hold SOS harmless for any loss, damages or costs, including reasonable attorneys’ fees, resulting from any third party claim, action, or demand resulting from your use of the Website. You also agree to indemnify us for any loss, damages, or costs, including reasonable attorneys’ fees, resulting from your use of software robots, spiders, crawlers, or similar data gathering and extraction tools, or any other action you take that imposes an unreasonable burden or load on our infrastructure.


With respect to any dispute regarding the Website, your rights and obligations and all actions contemplated by these Terms of Use shall be governed by the laws of Miami, Florida, United States of America as if the Terms of Use were a contract wholly entered into and wholly performed within Florida. If any term or provision of this Agreement is for any reason held to be invalid, such invalidity shall not affect any other term or provision, and this Agreement shall be interpreted as if such term or provision had never been contained in this Agreement. This Agreement contains the entire understanding of SOS and user with respect to its subject matter.

"AS IS" and "AS AVAILABLE" Disclaimer

The Website is provided to You “AS IS” and “AS AVAILABLE” and with all faults and defects without warranty of any kind. To the maximum extent permitted under applicable law, SOS, on its own behalf and on behalf of its Affiliates and its and their respective licensors and service providers, expressly disclaims all warranties, whether express, implied, statutory or otherwise, with respect to the Website, including all implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, title and non-infringement, and warranties that may arise out of course of dealing, course of performance, usage or trade practice. Without limitation to the foregoing, SOS provides no warranty or undertaking, and makes no representation of any kind that the Website will meet Your requirements, achieve any intended results, be compatible or work with any other software, applications, systems or services, operate without interruption, meet any performance or reliability standards or be error free or that any errors or defects can or will be corrected.

Without limiting the foregoing, neither SOS nor any of the company’s provider makes any representation or warranty of any kind, express or implied: (i) as to the operation or availability of the Website, or the information, content, and materials or products included thereon; (ii) that the Website will be uninterrupted or error-free; (iii) as to the accuracy, reliability, or currency of any information or content provided through the Website; or (iv) that the Website, its servers, the content, or e-mails sent from or on behalf of SOS are free of viruses, scripts, trojan horses, worms, malware, timebombs or other harmful components.

Some jurisdictions do not allow the exclusion of certain types of warranties or limitations on applicable statutory rights of a consumer, so some or all of the above exclusions and limitations may not apply to You. But in such a case the exclusions and limitations set forth in this section shall be applied to the greatest extent enforceable under applicable law.

United States Legal Compliance

You represent and warrant that (i) You are not located in a country that is subject to the United States government embargo, or that has been designated by the United States government as a “terrorist supporting” country, and (ii) You are not listed on any United States government list of prohibited or restricted parties.


You acknowledge and agree that these Terms of Use, together with our Privacy Policy, constitute the complete and exclusive agreement between us concerning your use of the Website, and supersede and govern all prior proposals, agreements, or other communications.

We reserve the right, in our sole discretion, to change these Terms of Use at any time by posting the changes on the Website. Any changes are effective immediately upon posting to the Website. Your continued use of the Website constitutes your agreement to all such terms of use. We may, with or without prior notice, terminate any of the rights granted by these Terms of Use. You shall comply immediately with any termination or other notice, including, as applicable, by ceasing all use of the Website.

Contact Us

If you have any questions regarding these Terms of Use, please contact us at info@savingoursharksfoundation.org