Nose to Tail Tool: Terms of Use

Non-commercial and personal use only

Unless explicitly stated otherwise, this website and tool is protected by copyrights. Therefore, you may use any information included in this website for non-commercial and personal use only. The distribution, modification, transmission or use of any data of the website (including images, text, graphics, video etc.) for public or commercial purpose is expressly prohibited. Any exception requires the prior written consent of the developers.

Confidentiality

 Information we collect

We collect information to provide better services to our users – to improve support for effective innovation development, scale up and institutionalization.

We collect information in the following ways:

  • Information you give us
    • For example, our service requires you to sign up for an NTT Account. When you do, we will ask for your name, email address, and employment or organizational details.
  • Information we get from your use of our services
    • We collect information about the services that you use and how you use them, for example, the nature of the innovation that you are interested in developing, and the contextual issues that you believe to be relevant for that development.
  • This information includes:
  • Log information. We automatically collect and store certain information in server logs. This includes:
    • details of how you used our service, such as your data entries.
    • IP address
    • event information such as crashes, system activity, hardware settings, browser type, browser language, the date and time of your request and referral URL.
    • cookies that may uniquely identify you
  • Local storage
    • We may collect and store such information (including personal information) locally on our server or remotely on cloud based servers.

How we use information we collect

We use the information we collect from this service to provide, maintain, protect, disseminate, report on and improve the service itself and innovation in general, and may use it to develop new services.

Information you share

Our service lets you share information with others whom you choose to collaborate with. Our service provides you with different options on sharing and removing your content.

 Information we share

We do not share personal information with companies, organizations and individuals unless one of the following circumstances applies:

  • With your consent
    • We will share personal information with companies, organizations or individuals when we have your consent to do so. We require opt-in consent for the sharing of any sensitive personal information.
  • For legal reasons
    • We will share personal information with companies, organizations or individuals if we believe that access, use, preservation or disclosure of the information is reasonably necessary to:
      • meet any applicable law, regulation, legal process or enforceable governmental request.
      • enforce applicable terms of service, including investigation of potential violations.
      • detect, prevent, or otherwise address fraud, security or technical issues.
      • protect against harm to the rights, property or safety of ourselves, our users or the public as required or permitted by law.
    • We may share non personal information publicly. For example, we may share information to show trends in the use of our services and the aggregate character of innovations under development, such as the distribution of stages of maturity and/or contextual issues that have been addressed in their development. We will not release publicly any identifiable information on individual innovations under development.

Security

We work hard to protect our users from unauthorized access to or unauthorized alteration, disclosure or destruction of information we hold. In particular: We encrypt many of our services using SSL.

Disclaimers

We have implemented technical and organizational measures designed to secure your personal information from accidental loss and from unauthorized access, use, alteration or disclosure. However, we cannot guarantee that unauthorized third parties will never be able to defeat those measures or use your personal information for improper purposes. You acknowledge that you provide your personal information at your own risk.

THE SERVICE IS PROVIDED ON AN “AS IS” AND “AS AVAILABLE” BASIS. USE OF THE SERVICE IS AT YOUR OWN RISK. TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, THE SERVICE IS PROVIDED WITHOUT WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, WHETHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, OR NON-INFRINGEMENT. NO ADVICE OR INFORMATION, WHETHER ORAL OR WRITTEN, OBTAINED BY YOU FROM US OR THROUGH THE SERVICE WILL CREATE ANY WARRANTY NOT EXPRESSLY STATED. WE DO NOT WARRANT THAT THE SERVICE WILL MEET YOUR REQUIREMENTS; THAT THE SERVICE WILL BE AVAILABLE AT ANY PARTICULAR TIME OR LOCATION, UNINTERRUPTED OR SECURE; THAT ANY DEFECTS OR ERRORS WILL BE CORRECTED; OR THAT THE SERVICE IS FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS. ANY CONTENT DOWNLOADED OR OTHERWISE OBTAINED THROUGH THE USE OF THE SERVICE IS DOWNLOADED AT YOUR OWN RISK AND YOU WILL BE SOLELY RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY DAMAGE TO YOUR PROPERTY OR LOSS OF DATA THAT RESULTS FROM SUCH DOWNLOAD.