All other content on the SEAFDEC/TD website (except where otherwise indicated), may be copied, printed, and downloaded for private study, research, and teaching purposes and for use in non-commercial products or services, provided that appropriate acknowledgment of SEAFDEC/TD as the source and copyright holder is given and that SEAFDEC/TD's endorsement of users' views, products or services is not stated or implied in any way. SEAFDEC/TD encourages unrestricted use of news releases provided on the SEAFDEC/TD website; no formal permission is required to reproduce these materials.
All requests for translation and adaptation rights, and for resale and other commercial use rights should be addressed to SEAFDEC Secretary-General.
- Recommended Citation:
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Third-party content—SEAFDEC/TD does not necessarily own each component of the content contained within the work. SEAFDEC/TD, therefore, does not warrant that the use of any third-party-owned individual component or part contained in the work will not infringe on the rights of those third parties. The risk of claims resulting from such infringement rests solely with you. If you wish to re-use a component of the work, it is your responsibility to determine whether permission is needed for that re-use and to obtain permission from the copyright owner. Examples of components can include, but are not limited to, tables, figures, or images.
All queries on rights and licenses should be addressed to the SEAFDEC Secretary-General.
- Reuse of Photographs
Conditions for reuse of photographs on the SEAFDEC/TD website are the same as those for other content, with the exception that photographs must not be modified without prior permission.
Permission must be requested for any commercial use, advertising, marketing, storage or third-party distribution of SEAFDEC/TD photographs. SEAFDEC/TD reserves the right to withhold distribution and/or permission to reproduce SEAFDEC/TD photographic material should the intended use be considered inappropriate. SEAFDEC/TD photographs must be credited each time they are published. The recommended citation format for photographs is SEAFDEC/TD/[name of photographer].
- Non-SEAFDEC/TD Content
The SEAFDEC/TD website may include third-party copyright material for which rights and permissions must be obtained from the copyright holder(s) indicated.
- Use of SEAFDEC Logo
- Linking to the SEAFDEC/TD Website
SEAFDEC/TD encourages users to establish hyperlinks to the SEAFDEC/TD website, and prior permission is not required. The SEAFDEC/TD logo should not be included when linking to the SEAFDEC/TD website unless prior permission has been granted (see Use of SEAFDEC logo)
The designations employed and the presentation of information on the SEAFDEC/TD website do not imply the expression of any opinion whatsoever on the part of SEAFDEC/TD concerning the legal or development status of any country, territory, city, or area or of its authorities or concerning the delimitation of its frontiers or boundaries. The mention of specific companies or products of manufacturers, whether or not these have been patented, does not imply that these have been endorsed or recommended by SEAFDEC/TD in preference to others of a similar nature that are not mentioned.
Information on this site is provided on an "as is" and "as available" basis. SEAFDEC/TD makes every effort to ensure but does not guarantee, the accuracy, completeness, or authenticity of the information on the SEAFDEC/TD website. SEAFDEC/TD reserves the right to alter, limit, or discontinue any part of this service at its discretion. Under no circumstances shall SEAFDEC/TD be liable for any loss, damage, liability, or expense suffered that is claimed to result from the use of information posted on this site, including, without limitation, any fault, error, omission, interruption, or delay.
Hyperlinks to non-SEAFDEC/TD websites do not imply any official endorsement of or responsibility on the part of SEAFDEC/TD for the opinions, ideas, data, or products presented at these locations or guarantee the validity of the information provided. The sole purpose of links to non-SEAFDEC/TD sites is to indicate further information available on related topics. The information is provided on the basis that users accessing the platform assume responsibility for assessing its relevance, accuracy, and suitability for application.
No part of these Terms and Conditions shall constitute or be interpreted as a waiver of the privileges and immunities of SEAFDEC/TD.
- Discussion Fora and Commenting Tools
The SEAFDEC/TD website contains specialized discussion forums and commenting tools. When participating, users agree not to:
- defame, abuse, harass, threaten, or otherwise violate the rights of others;
- publish, post, distribute, or disseminate defamatory, infringing, obscene, indecent or unlawful material;
- upload or attach files that contain software or other material protected by intellectual property laws unless the user owns or controls the rights and has received all necessary permissions;
- upload, email, transmit, or otherwise make available unsolicited advertising of any goods or services, or conduct or forward surveys, contests, "spam" or chain letters, etc.
Users specifically acknowledge that SEAFDEC/TD is not liable for the conduct of any other user. Users repeatedly posting material that falls into the above categories will be removed and/or banned from participating in the related fora and commenting tools.
For site security purposes and to ensure that this service remains available to all users, SEAFDEC/TD employs software programs to monitor network traffic and identify unauthorized attempts to upload or change information or otherwise cause damage.
All SEAFDEC/TD employees who have access to or are associated with the processing of personal data are obliged to respect the confidentiality of official business matters, including personal data.
- Notification of Amendments
SEAFDEC/TD reserves the right to amend this policy at its own discretion. Notifications of any significant amendment will be posted on this page.
Use of SEAFDEC/TD Applications
By downloading and using the SEAFDEC/TD Application, you acknowledge and agree that these Terms and Conditions shall apply, including in connection with the processing of any personal or third-party data you may make available through the SEAFDEC/TD Application.
The following definitions shall apply to these Terms and Conditions.
 The term “individual” may refer, for example, to the user, the beneficiary, the interviewer, or the interviewee (examples provided are not exhaustive).
- Processing of Personal Data
When you download a SEAFDEC/TD Application (as described in paragraph 2.1 below), when you use a SEAFDEC/TD Application (paragraph 2.2 below), and when you contact SEAFDEC/TD (paragraph 2.3 below), you may entrust SEAFDEC/TD with your information, including your Registration Data, Personal Data and Contact Data.
You are not required to provide any information to SEAFDEC/TD or to download or use a SEAFDEC/TD Application. However, in some cases, failure to provide certain information may prevent you from downloading or accessing a SEAFDEC/TD Application, and/or may affect the availability or correct functioning of a particular feature or service associated with a SEAFDEC/TD Application.
Personal data will only be used for the purpose(s) specified in these Terms and Conditions. Should SEAFDEC/TD use or process your Data for any other purposes, SEAFDEC/TD will inform you and request your consent.
When you choose to provide SEAFDEC/TD with your information, including Registration and Personal Data, the following conditions shall apply to its processing:
2.1 Downloading a SEAFDEC/TD Application
In order to download a SEAFDEC/TD Application, you are required to create a Personal Account in the relevant reserved area section of the SEAFDEC/TD website (hereinafter "Reserved Area").
The conditions described in this sub-section 2.1 apply to the provision and processing of data relating to the download of a SEAFDEC/TD Application from the SEAFDEC/TD website. Should the SEAFDEC/TD Application be downloaded from a website or server administered by other legal entities (e.g. Google Play, Apple Store), the provision and processing of Registration Data and/or Personal Data may also be subject to the terms, conditions and policies of such legal entities, as applicable. SEAFDEC/TD is not responsible for the treatment by other entities of information you provide, including any Registration Data.
2.1.1 Personal Data Involved
When creating a Personal Account, you will be required to provide your Registration Data.
2.1.2 Use of Registration Data
Consent to SEAFDEC/TD’s processing of the Registration Data is necessary if you wish to download a SEAFDEC/TD Application. You are not required to provide any information to SEAFDEC/TD, including Registration Data; however, if you do not consent to the above, you will be unable to register your Personal Account and download the SEAFDEC/TD Application.
2.1.3 Applicable rules
Your Registration Data will be processed by SEAFDEC/TD in accordance with SEAFDEC/TD’s rules, policies, and practices, to the exclusion of any single national system of law. In addition, your Registration Data may be processed by SEAFDEC/TD’s authorized vendors or subcontractors and, therefore, subject to additional rules, policies, and procedures that they may have in place. For more information about these, please contact the SEAFDEC/TD IT Officer.
The Registration Data will be processed by SEAFDEC/TD and/or its authorized vendors or subcontractors for purposes of enabling you to download the SEAFDEC/TD Application and to manage your account. SEAFDEC/TD and/or its authorized vendors or subcontractors may also use Registration Data, as well as authentication and tracking logs, for technical administration purposes, including producing usage statistics and troubleshooting.
SEAFDEC/TD will not share, sell, distribute or rent Registration Data to any Third Party without prior authorization of the person to which such Data refer.
2.2 Use of a SEAFDEC/TD Application
When you download a SEAFDEC/TD Application, the SEAFDEC/TD Application will be saved on your mobile device. The use of the SEAFDEC/TD Application may sometimes require the processing of Personal Data. Such Data will be saved locally on your device. Under such circumstances, SEAFDEC/TD shall have no access to the information, including Personal Data, that you have provided and stored on your mobile device, and SEAFDEC/TD shall not be responsible for any loss or damage arising from the use of the SEAFDEC/TD Application or the processing of information, including Personal Data, included or generated therein.
2.2.1 Personal Data Involved
Information provided when using a SEAFDEC/TD Application may include Personal Data.
2.2.2 Use of Personal Data
You may wish to share information, including Personal Data, with SEAFDEC/TD through a SEAFDEC/TD Application, [e.g. by sending it by email or text message, or by uploading it on a SEAFDEC/TD database]. If you choose to do so, all such information, including Personal Data will be processed by SEAFDEC/TD and its authorized vendors and/or subcontractors through a SEAFDEC/TD Database. Information, other than Personal Data, provided when using a SEAFDEC/TD Application and any information generated through it will be processed by SEAFDEC/TD and/or its authorized vendors or subcontractors and may be made available to Third Parties exclusively in an aggregate and anonymized manner and for statistical and monitoring purposes only.
2.2.3 Applicable rules
All information, including Personal Data, shared with SEAFDEC/TD through a SEAFDEC/TD Application will be processed by SEAFDEC/TD and/or its authorized vendors or subcontractors in accordance with SEAFDEC/TD’s rules, policies, and practice to the exclusion of any single national system of law. For more information, please contact the SEAFDEC/TD IT Officer.
Personal Data will be treated by SEAFDEC/TD and its authorized vendors and/or subcontractors as confidential in accordance with SEAFDEC/TD’s rules, policies, and practice and will not be disclosed, sold, distributed, or rented to Third Parties without prior authorization of the person to which such Data refer.
2.3 Contacting SEAFDEC/TD
When downloading or using a SEAFDEC/TD Application, you may wish to contact SEAFDEC/TD in connection with the Application.
In such cases, when you contact SEAFDEC/TD by any means, including by sending an email or completing a form, you provide SEAFDEC/TD with Contact Data.
You acknowledge and agree that by contacting SEAFDEC/TD, you are consenting to SEAFDEC/TD’s processing of the Contact Data. Failure to provide some Contact Data may hinder SEAFDEC/TD’s ability to communicate with you and/or to fully or properly provide feedback to your communications to SEAFDEC/TD.
2.3.1 Personal Data Involved
When you contact SEAFDEC/TD, you provide SEAFDEC/TD with your contact information.
2.3.2 Use of Contact Data
The Contact Data will be processed by SEAFDEC/TD and/or its authorized vendors or subcontractors for purposes of providing feedback to your communication and addressing any request contained therein. SEAFDEC/TD and/or its authorized vendors or subcontractors may also use Contact Data for technical administration purposes, including to produce usage statistics and troubleshooting.
2.3.3 Applicable Rules
All information, including Contact Data, will be processed by SEAFDEC/TD in accordance with SEAFDEC/TD’s rules, policies, and practices, to the exclusion of any single national system of law. For more information, please contact the IT Officer.
Contact Data will be treated by SEAFDEC/TD and its authorized vendors and/or subcontractors as confidential in accordance with SEAFDEC/TD’s rules, policies, and practice and will not be disclosed, sold, distributed, or rented to Third Parties without prior authorization of the person to which the data refer.
2.4 Use of a SEAFDEC/TD Database
Database Data provided when using or generated through SEAFDEC/TD Applications will be processed by SEAFDEC/TD and/or its authorized vendors or subcontractors and may be made available to Third Parties.
2.4.1 Data Involved
Database Data, i.e., data other than contact, personal, or registration data provided by you by using the SEAFDEC/TD application. This includes data submitted by you using forms and/or by performing certain actions
2.4.2 Use of Information
The Database Data will be processed by SEAFDEC/TD and/or its authorized vendors or subcontractors for purposes of presenting and/or aggregating information to do further analysis. This information will be freely available via the SEAFDEC/TD website or the SEAFDEC/TD application as appropriate.
2.4.3 Applicable Rules
- Responsibility of User
As a user, you acknowledge and agree that you are responsible for ensuring the integrity and security of the information that you provide when accessing or using a SEAFDEC/TD Application, including any Personal Data, irrespective of whether this Personal Data belongs to you or to a Third Party.
In the event that you are not the owner of the Personal Data you process using the SEAFDEC/TD Application, you further acknowledge and agree that you are responsible for obtaining the prior informed consent of the owner of the Personal Data you collect as regards the use and processing of his/her Personal Data by SEAFDEC/TD and/or its authorized vendors and subcontractors as described in these Terms and Conditions for the of Use of a SEAFDEC/TD Application.
- Responsibility of SEAFDEC/TD
SEAFDEC/TD shall process Registration Data, Personal Data, Contact Data, and Database Data in accordance with its rules, policies, and practice, to the exclusion of any single national system of law. SEAFDEC/TD’s authorized vendors and subcontractors may also treat such Data in accordance with any additional rules, policies, and practices that may apply to their operations.
To prevent unauthorized access, maintain data accuracy, and ensure the correct use of information, SEAFDEC/TD has put in place appropriate physical, electronic, and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we process, consistent with the SEAFDEC/TD’s rules, policies, and practice.
SEAFDEC/TD shall not be liable for any loss or damage arising from, or directly or indirectly connected to, the use or operation of any of its Applications or Databases, including, but not limited to, any liability arising from any intentional or negligent misuse, errors, disclosure, undue transfer, loss or destruction of data that may occur.
- No warranties
SEAFDEC/TD does not represent or endorse the accuracy or reliability of any data, information, or other material provided by any user through SEAFDEC/TD Applications or accessible through SEAFDEC/TD Databases. SEAFDEC/TD explicitly disclaims any responsibility for the content of such data, information, and materials provided or processed through SEAFDEC/TD Applications and/or SEAFDEC/TD Databases.
SEAFDEC/TD reserves the right at any time, and from time to time to modify or discontinue, temporarily or permanently, the SEAFDEC/TD Applications and/or Databases, including any means of accessing or utilizing them, at its sole discretion with or without prior notice to you.
SEAFDEC/TD may, at its sole discretion, under any circumstances, for any or no reason whatsoever and with or without prior notice to you, terminate your access to any of its SEAFDEC/TD Databases, including to any means of accessing or utilizing them.
- No Endorsement and Prohibition to use the SEAFDEC/TD emblem or logo
The content of a SEAFDEC/TD Application or Database does not imply any endorsement, accreditation, or recommendation by SEAFDEC/TD.
The designations employed in SEAFDEC/TD Databases and Applications do not imply the expression of any opinion whatsoever on the part of SEAFDEC/TD concerning the legal status of any country, city, area, or its authorities or concerning the delimitation of its frontiers or boundaries.
Hyperlinks to non-SEAFDEC/TD websites available on the SEAFDEC/TD Applications or Databases do not imply any official endorsement of or responsibility on the part of SEAFDEC/TD for the opinions, ideas, data, products or activities presented at these locations, nor guarantee the validity of the information provided. The sole purpose of links to non-SEAFDEC/TD sites is to indicate further information available on related topics. The information is provided on the basis that users accessing the platform assume responsibility for assessing its relevance, accuracy and suitability for application.
You may not publicly represent or imply that SEAFDEC/TD is participating in or has sponsored, approved, or endorsed the manner or purpose of your use or reproduction of the Database Data.
The official emblem or logo of SEAFDEC/TD shall not, under any circumstances, be used without SEAFDEC/TD's prior written consent, nor represent or imply an association or affiliation with SEAFDEC/TD.
- Privileges and Immunities
Nothing in these Terms and Conditions or in any document relating thereto shall be construed as constituting a waiver of privileges or immunities of SEAFDEC/TD or as its acceptance of the jurisdiction of the courts of any country over disputes arising out of these Terms and Conditions.
- Notification of changes
Changes to these Terms and Conditions will be posted on this webpage and will be available via the SEAFDEC/TD website. By continuing to use a SEAFDEC/TD Application subsequent to SEAFDEC/TD making amendments to these Terms and Conditions available, you acknowledge, agree, and consent to such amendment(s).
- Profile Deletion and Data Retention
Data processed under these Terms and Conditions may be kept by SEAFDEC/TD and its authorized vendors and/or subcontractors for as long as is necessary for purposes of ensuring the proper use and functioning of the relevant SEAFDEC/TD Application and Database.
At any time, you can delete, review, correct or update your Contact, Registration and Personal Data by accessing your Personal Account. Residual data may remain within SEAFDEC/TD Databases and other SEAFDEC/TD records, which may or may not contain Personal Data you have provided.
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