Policies and Copyrights

Lapwing.Org is owned and run by Sam Black.
Lapwing.Org, all documentation, images, text, audio and visual downloads (unless otherwise stated) are © Lapwing.Org 2004-2017 and © Sam Black 2004-2017. All rights reserved.
All other copyrights and trademarks are used without permission, unless otherwise stated. No challenge to their status is intended.

Products

For the purposes of this section, any software or services obtained from "Lapwing.Org" (or "Lapwing.Org" operated accounts on third party servers), is referred to as "Lapwing.Org Software", regardless of type, application, distribution or other criteria.

Licenses

"Lapwing.Org Software" is shipped free of a licensing charge, enabling the end user to employ as many copies as they wish without repurchasing product licenses.
As such, "Lapwing.Org Software" is shipped with NO WARRANTY, as outlined below.
By downloading or otherwise obtaining "Lapwing.Org Software", or part thereof, you are agreeing to all Disclaimers, "No Warranty" and Licenses outlined below.

At any release date of "Lapwing.Org Software" all programs, libraries, graphics, fonts, sounds, or other materials shipped within "Lapwing.Org Software", were free for non-commercial use and redistribution.
If authors have changed their licensing, please contact the Lapwing.Org Developers by emailing "contact@lapwing.org".

Applications

Most source code for applications (for example standalone, native applications) in "Lapwing.Org Software" have their licensing information included in the package, however some packages maybe without correct licensing information.
Programs for applications written by the Developers of "Lapwing.Org Software" are generally released under the GNU General Public License (GNU GPL) version 3, although exceptions may occur.

Services

Most source code for services provided by "Lapwing.Org" have their licensing information included in the service, however some services maybe without correct licensing information.
Programs for services written by the Developers of "Lapwing.Org Software" are generally released under the GNU General Public License (GNU GPL) version 3 or GNU Affero General Public License (GNU AGPL) version 3, although exceptions may occur.

Multimedia (excluding source code)

Graphics, sounds, fonts or other materials which are not program source code created by the Developers of "Lapwing.Org Software" are released under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International License.

No Warranty Disclaimer

AS "Lapwing.Org Software" IS LICENSED FREE OF CHARGE, THERE IS NO WARRANTY FOR "Lapwing.Org Software", TO THE EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE UK LAW.
THE COPYRIGHT HOLDERS AND/OR OTHER PARTIES PROVIDE "Lapwing.Org Software" "AS IS" WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESSED OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF DESIGN, MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE.
IN NO EVENT UNLESS REQUIRED BY APPLICABLE LAW WILL ANY COPYRIGHT HOLDER, OR ANY OTHER PARTY WHO MAY MODIFY AND/OR REDISTRIBUTE "Lapwing.Org Software", BE LIABLE TO YOU FOR DAMAGES, INCLUDING ANY GENERAL, SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES ARISING OUT OF THE USE OR INABILITY TO USE "Lapwing.Org Software" (INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO LOSS OF DATA OR DATA BEING RENDERED INACCURATE OR LOSSES SUSTAINED BY YOU OR THIRD PARTIES OR A FAILURE OF "Lapwing.Org Software" TO OPERATE WITH ANY OTHER PROGRAMS OR SERVICES), EVEN IF SUCH HOLDER OR OTHER PARTY HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES.

Website

All media or part thereof, unless otherwise stated, are created by the Developers of "Lapwing.Org" and released under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International License.
All other copyrights and trademarks are used without permission, unless otherwise stated. No challenge to their status is intended.

Disclaimer

This site is not related to or affiliated with any other sites. Lapwing.Org are not responsible for the consequences of using an external site.
Lapwing.Org is not responsible for the content of posts to the website (or other services) by users; whilst Moderators try to keep the website an open and safe place to communicate, invariably some uploads which are, but not limited to, racist, obscene, inflammatory, sexist, or ageist will be uploaded, and will be removed as soon as possible.

Privacy Policy

Any communication with Lapwing.Org services, such as, but not limited to, updating, downloading or querying packages or software in a repository, visiting the website, using the issue tracker, or other means, is treated with the strictest confidence.
The Lapwing.Org site may place a cookie on your computer if you register on the website; this is to provide authentication with our servers and is not used to track, harvest or scrape surfing information from your computer.
We do not disclose any information to third parties, unless compelled to by UK law.
We will not send you unsolicited emails ("spam"), nor unsolicited instant messages ("spim"). If you receive emails from Lapwing.Org, please check the Lapwing.Org website for confirmation of any details.