1. General 

    The “App” shall mean the mobile application software provided by Shark Trust to offer services related to the citizen science projects, to be used on Apple iOS and Android OS devices and any upgrades from time to time and any other software or documentation which enables the use of the App. 

    By installing the App, you agree to be bound by these terms of use (the “terms”). Please review them carefully before installation. If you do not accept these Shark Trust App terms, please do not install or do not continue to use the App. 

    The Shark Trust may revise these terms at any time and without prior notice. You are advised to review these terms periodically, as they are binding upon you. 

    2. Data protection 

    By registering as a user of the App, you will be asked to submit limited personal information about yourself e.g. name, email address and postal address to receive and use products and services on the App itself. 

    All data collected by the App shall be held in accordance with the Shark Trust’s Data Protection Policy.

    Data and personal information you submit to the App will only be used to provide products and services to you and for the benefit of the Shark Trust’s activities. The Shark Trust will only share your personal information with its agents or sub-contractors solely for the purposes of delivering the products and services you have requested by using the App. 

    The Shark Trust will disclose all information it holds when obliged to do so by law. 

    3. Proprietary rights and licence 

    All information, images etc. contained in this App are the property of the Shark Trust unless otherwise stated.

    All trademarks, copyright, database rights and other intellectual property rights of any nature in the App are the property of the Shark Trust. 

    The Shark Trust hereby grants you a worldwide, non-exclusive, royalty-free revocable licence to use the App for your personal and not for profit use in accordance with these terms. 

    4. Conditions of use 

    You will not, nor allow third parties on your behalf to (i) make and distribute copies of the App, (ii) attempt to copy, reproduce, alter, modify, reverse engineer, disassemble, decompile, transfer, exchange or translate the App, or (iii) create derivative works of the App of any kind whatsoever. 

    The App is currently made available to you free of charge for your personal and not for profit use. The Shark Trust reserves the right to amend or withdraw the App, or charge for the App or products or services provided to you in accordance with these terms, at any time and for any reason. 

    You acknowledge that the terms of agreement with your respective mobile network provider (“Mobile Provider”) will continue to apply when using the App. As a result, you may be charged by the Mobile Provider for access to network connection services for the duration of the connection while accessing the App or any such third party charges as may arise. You accept responsibility for any such charges that arise. 

    If you are not the bill payer for the mobile telephone or handheld device being used to access the App, you will be assumed to have received permission from the bill payer for using the App. 

    5. Availability 

    This App is available to handheld mobile devices running Apple iOS and Android OS Operating Systems. The Shark Trust will use reasonable efforts to make the App available at all times. However you acknowledge the App is provided over the internet and mobile networks and so the quality and availability of service may be affected by factors outside the Shark Trust’s control. 

    The Shark Trust will not accept any responsibility whatsoever for the unavailability of the App, or any difficulty or inability to download or access content or any other communication system failure which may result in the App being unavailable or not working correctly. 

    The Shark Trust will not be responsible for any support or maintenance for the App. 

    6. System requirements 

    In order to use the App, you are required to have a compatible mobile telephone or handheld device, internet access, and the necessary minimum specifications (“Software Requirements”). 

    The Software Requirements are as follows: Apple iOS devices running iOS12 or above, and Android OS devices running Android OS 5 or above. 

    The version of the App software may be upgraded from time to time to add support for new functions and services. 

    7. Termination 

    The Shark Trust may terminate use of the App at any time and with immediate effect by giving a simple notice of termination to you. 

    Upon termination, the rights and licenses granted to you herein shall terminate and you must cease all use of the App and remove the App from and device on which you have installed it. 

    8. Limitation of liability and disclaimer of warranties 

    Any information, document or other material made available on this App is without warranty of any kind, either express or implied, including but not limited to the warranties of completeness, accuracy, fitness or non-infringement. 

    The Shark Trust will not be liable for any direct, indirect, special, punitive, exemplary or consequential losses or damages of whatsoever kind arising out of your use or access to the App, including loss of profit or the like whether or not in the contemplation of the parties, whether based on breach of contract, tort (including negligence), product liability or otherwise. 

    The Shark Trust will be not liable to you for any damage or alteration to your equipment including but not limited to computer equipment, handheld device or mobile telephones as a result of the installation or use of the App. 

    To the maximum extent permitted by law, and for the avoidance of doubt, Shark Trust hereby disclaims all implied warranties with regard to the App. The App software is provided \"as is\" and \"as available\" without warranty of any kind. 

    9. External Sites 

    The App displays web links to the following external providers of additional information:


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You acknowledge that you understand that the information made available by these sites is subject to the provider’s own terms and conditions and is not made available to you by the Shark Trust.