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Mars One's websites are property of the individual legal entities Stichting Mars One and Mars One Ventures PLC. The name “Mars One” includes each said legal entity either individually or jointly.

Mars One, www.mars-one.com and community.mars-one.com present news, information and the latest imagery and videos on Mars One activities to a broad spectrum of people interested in space and space activities.
 
The Mars One websites offer the general public the possibility to learn all about Mars One and our activities, as well as specialised content for Media and for Educators.  It also serves as a channel to link visitors to Mars One's more specialised scientific and technical sites, which are of interest to various space-related communities.

Access to the Mars One websites is provided by Byte.nl from Amsterdam, Netherlands.

Disclaimer

Access to, and use of, the Mars One website constitutes acceptance of the following general terms and conditions.

Neither Mars One nor any other party involved in creating, producing or delivering the website shall be liable for any direct, incidental, consequential, indirect or punitive damages arising out of Users' access to, or use of, the website. The Mars One websites do not guarantee the accuracy of information provided by external sources and accepts no responsibility or liability for any consequences arising from the use of such data.

Though Mars One uses the best technical standards to control its site, material on this website may inadvertently include technical inaccuracies or other errors. We should be grateful if users could notify us of any errors or inaccuracies they may find. Please note that users browse and use the website at their own risk. Mars One does not warrant that the functional aspects of the website will be uninterrupted or error free or that this website, or the server that makes it available, are free of viruses or other harmful components. Mars One may change material on the site without prior notice.

Access and availability of service and links

The Mars One site may contain links and references to third-party websites. These are provided for the convenience and interest of users and on the part of Mars One this implies neither responsibility for, nor approval of, information contained in these websites. Mars One makes no warranty, either express or implied, as to the accuracy, availability or content of information, text, graphics which are not under the 'esa.int' domain. Mars One has not tested any software located on other sites and does not make any representation as to the quality, safety, reliability or suitability of such software.

Personal data privacy

By accessing the Mars One website, certain information about users, such as internet protocol (IP) addresses, navigation through the site, software used and time spent, as well as other similar information, will be stored on Mars One servers. These will not specifically identify users and the information will be used internally for website traffic analysis only. If users provide unique identifying information, such as name, address and other information on forms stored on this site, this information will be used for statistical purposes only and will not be published or made available for general access.

Mars One does not sell or rent its website users' names, addresses, email addresses or other personal information.

Use of IP address

The IP address is a number that is automatically given to your computer when you are surfing on the internet. Servers that host web pages, automatically identify your computer through its IP number. Mars One uses IP addresses in order to carry out statistics, however, as IP addresses and personal identification are not linked to each other users remains anonymous.

Use of cookies

Cookies are pieces of information that a website transfers to an individual hard drive for record-keeping purposes; passwords are not saved in cookies. Cookies help Mars One to know which pages are visited most often and helps Mars One to ensure that its website responds to users' needs.

If you do not wish to receive a cookie, or if you wish your browser to notify you when you receive a cookie, you may use the option on your web browser to disable cookies. Click on the 'help' section of your browser to learn how to change cookie preferences. However, please note that if you disable all cookies you may not be able to take advantage of all the features available on this website.

Mars One does not use personal identification details transferred through cookies either for promotion or marketing purposes, nor will such information be shared with a third party.

Forums and blogs

From time to time the Mars One website contains forums and blogs or other services enabling posts and commenting (collectively termed 'forums'). Users agree to use forums only to send and receive messages and materials that are strictly related to the particular forum. When using an Mars One forum users agree not to do any of the following: 

  • Users may not download, distribute or otherwise publish through the Mars One website any content which is libellous, defamatory, obscene, pornographic, abusive or in any way violates any laws.
  • Forums are for non-commercial use only. Users should not distribute or otherwise publish any material containing any solicitation for funding, advertising or solicitation for goods or services without requesting and receiving prior written approval from Mars One.
  • Users shall not delete any author attributions, legal notices, proprietary designations or labels from any file that is downloaded nor falsify the origin or source of software or other material contained in a file that is downloaded. 

Mars One does not and cannot review every message posted by users on forums and is not responsible for the content of any messages posted. Mars One reserves the right to delete, move or edit, at its sole discretion, messages that it deems abusive, defamatory, obscene, in violation of copyright laws or unacceptable. Users shall remain solely responsible for the content of their messages.

Users acknowledge that any submissions may be edited, removed, modified, published, transmitted and displayed by Mars One.

Users should be aware that all forums and discussion groups are public and not private communications. Further, users acknowledge that chats, postings, conferences and any other form of communication by other users are not endorsed by Mars One, and that such communications shall not be considered as having been reviewed, screened or approved by Mars One.

Children's privacy

Mars One encourages parents or guardians to stay with children under 13 when the children are online and to participate in any interactive activities offered on the website. Mars One will not process any personal data of a child under 13 without the previous consent of a parent, guardian, teacher or other person exercising control of the child. No personal data or information will be used for promotional or marketing purposes.

Copyrights

The contents of the Mars One websites are intended for the personal and non-commercial use of its users. Mars One grants permission to users to visit the site, and to download and copy information, images, documents and materials from the website for users' personal non-commercial use. Mars One does not grant the right to resell or redistribute any information, documents, images or material from its website or to compile or create derivative works from material on its website. Use of material on the website is subject to the terms and conditions outlined below.

All material published on the Mars One websites is protected by copyright and owned or controlled by Mars One or the party credited as the provider of the content, software or other material.

Users may not modify, publish, transmit, participate in the transfer or sale of, reproduce, create derivative works from, distribute, perform, display or in any way exploit any of the content, software, material or services, in whole or in part, without obtaining prior written authorisation.

Use of Mars One logo

The Mars One logo is owned by Mars One and protected by trademarks and under Article 6ter of the Paris Convention for the Protection of Industrial Property. You may not modify or create derivatives of the Mars One logo. Any use, reproduction, publication, display, transmission, making available to the public or exploitation of the Mars One logo requires prior written authorisation. For authorisation, please contact Mars One.