Last Updated: May 15, 2018
You will be able to access our website and applications without having to register with us. To use our website and applications, you must be age 14 or older.
1. Third Party Websites
Beacon Labs takes no responsibility for, and exercises no control over the products or services offered, and the accuracy or timeliness of the information, on third party websites. Beacon Labs does not assume any liability or responsibility, in any form, concerning third party websites.
2. Using Text and Images on Our Website
Beacon Labs’ website and all of its contents as a whole and in part are protected by copyright, and are owned or controlled by Beacon Labs. The text and images on our website are licensed to users, not sold. Except for the limited license granted to users, Beacon Labs and its licensors retain all right, title, interest and proprietary rights in the text and images of our website. Beacon Labs grants users a personal, revocable, transferable, nonexclusive license to use, copy, and distribute the data, analyses, text and images of our website and applications, under the following limitations:
• Users’ continued compliance with these Terms;
• Users must not duplicate Beacon Labs’ website for similar use;
• Users maintain and display all copyright notices contained therein;
• Users must not use the website in an unlawful manner or in a manner that could damage, disparage, or otherwise negatively Beacon Labs; and
• Users must not use any device, software, or practice to interfere with the proper working of the website.
Citation of Beacon Labs as the source of the information is appreciated, as appropriate.
Creating a text link from your website to Beacon Labs’ website does not require permission. Please note, however, the use of any the Beacon Labs’ logo is protected and requires advance authorization from us. Please send requests to firstname.lastname@example.org. The fact that a website links to Beacon Labs’ website does not indicate that we have any responsibility for the content of that site, nor does it constitute our endorsement of that site.
Other product and company names mentioned herein may be trademarks or trade names of their respective owners. Your access to our website should not be construed as granting, by implication, estoppel or otherwise, any license or right to use any marks appearing on the site without the prior written consent of Beacon Labs or the third party owner thereof.
3. Limitation of Liability
Beacon Labs’ website and applications are provided "as is." Beacon Labs makes no guarantees that they always will be safe, secure, or error-free, or that they will function without disruptions, delays, or imperfections. As such, we make no claims, promises, or guarantees about the accuracy, completeness, or adequacy of the contents of this site, and expressly disclaim liability for errors and omissions in the contents of this site. NO WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, IMPLIED, EXPRESSED, OR STATUTORY, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE WARRANTIES OF NON-INFRINGEMENT OF THIRD PARTY RIGHTS, TITLE, MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, OR FREEDOM FROM COMPUTER VIRUS, IS GIVEN WITH RESPECT TO THE CONTENTS OF THIS WEBSITE OR ITS LINKS TO OTHER INTERNET RESOURCES. The information appearing on this website is for general informational purposes only. Beacon Labs reserves the right to revise the pages or withdraw access to its website at any time.
BEACON LABS’ LIABILITY IS LIMITED TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, AND UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCE SHALL BEACON LABS BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, LOST PROFITS OR FOR BUSINESS INTERRUPTION ARISING OUT OF THE USE OF OR INABILITY TO USE ITS WEBSITE AND APPLICATIONS, EVEN IF BEACON LABS HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW EXCLUSION OF CERTAIN WARRANTIES OR LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY, SO ALL OF THE ABOVE LIMITATIONS OR EXCLUSIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU, HOWEVER, THE LIABILITY OF BEACON LABS IN SUCH CASE SHALL BE LIMITED TO THE GREATEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.
4. Use of Encompass Tool
Data Use: The Encompass tool is intended to assist researchers, public interest advocates, non-profits, policymakers, and the general public in analyzing access to social services. Users can view Beacon Labs’ datasets, visualizations, and methodology.
Results: Users may download results of analysis produced by Encompass as a .csv file. The results of any analysis and all contents of Encompass are provided as a convenience to you, on an “AS IS” BASIS, WITHOUT WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, either express or implied.
Liability: USE OF THE ENCOMPASS TOOL IS SUBJECT TO SECTION 3 (LIMITATION OF LIABILTY) OF THESE TERMS.
Source Code Use: The source code for Encompass is available for download as open source software at the following site: https://github.com/BeaconLabs/encompass.
The source code for Encompass is licensed under the Apache License, Version 2.0 (the “License”). You may not use the source code except in compliance with the License. You may obtain a copy of the License at: http://www.apache.org/licenses/LICENSE-2.0.
Software licensed under the Apache License, Version 2.0, is distributed on an “AS IS” BASIS, WITHOUT WARRANTIES OR CONDITIONS OF ANY KIND, either express or implied. See the License for the specific language governing permissions and limitations under the License.
5. User Content
By submitting material to Beacon Labs by e-mail, our website or applications, you agree that: (a) the material will not contain any item that is unlawful or otherwise unfit for publication; (b) you will use reasonable efforts to scan and remove any viruses or other contaminating or destructive features before submitting any material; and (c) you own the material or have the unlimited right to provide it to us and Beacon Labs may publish the material free of charge and/or incorporate it or any concepts described in it in our products without accountability or liability (d) you agree not to take action against us in relation to material that you submit and you agree to indemnify us if any third party takes action against us in relation to the material you submit.
Beacon Labs does not and cannot review the content posted by users on its site and is not responsible for such content. Beacon Labs may at any time at its discretion remove any content posted by users.
Beacon Labs works to improve its website and applications, and to develop new features to make it better for you and our community. As a result, we may need to update these Terms from time to time. Once any updated Terms are in effect, you will be bound by them if you continue to use the website or applications. We hope that you will continue using the website and applications, but if you do not agree to our updated Terms, you can cease use at any time.
For any claim, cause of action, or dispute you have against Beacon Labs that arises out of or relates to these Terms or our website, you agree that it will be resolved exclusively under the laws of the State of California, without regard to its choice-of-law rules and conflict-of-law rules. In the event that any of the provisions of these Terms are declared or held invalid, illegal or unenforceable by a court of competent jurisdiction, the unaffected portions will be unimpaired and remain in full force and effect.