This online tool (the “Software”) is the result of a research collaboration project between the University of Victoria (the “UVic”), and Morrison Hershfield. This Software was created and is currently owned by Dr. Phalguni Mukhopadhyaya (the “Researcher”). You may not use this Software except in compliance with the following terms and conditions (the “Agreement”).


By accessing and using the Software, you acknowledge and agree to the following terms and conditions:

1. USE: This Software is an experimental tool. You may use this Software for academic and research purposes only, and not for any commercial purpose.

2. WARRANTY: The Software is provided on an "as is" basis, and without any warranty or guarantee of any kind, whether express or implied. UVic, Morrison Hershfield and Researcher do not warrant or make any representations regarding the accuracy, reliability, completeness, fitness for a particular purpose, merchantability and non-infringement of any third party intellectual property rights with respect to the Software.

3. LIABILITY: UVic, Morrison Hershfield and Researcher shall not be held liable for any direct, indirect, incidental, consequential, or special damages arising out of or in connection with the use of the Software, including but not limited to damages for loss of profits, data, or other intangible losses.

4. PERSONAL RESPONSIBILITY: This Software is designed to provide general information and assistance only. It is not intended to substitute any advice or recommendation by a trained and experienced professional. You acknowledge and agree that you are solely responsible for any decisions or actions taken based on the results or information provided by the Software.

5. DATA SECURITY: UVic, Morrison Hershfield and Researcher do not guarantee absolute protection against unauthorized access, hacking or data breaches when using the Software. You acknowledge and accept any cybersecurity risks associated with using and accessing the Software over the Internet.

6. THIRD-PARTY CONTENT: The Software may include links to websites, resources or contents that are created, maintained and/or owned by third parties (the “Third-Party Content”). UVic, Morrison Hershfield and Researcher do not endorse nor assume any responsibility for the accuracy, relevance, or legality of Third-Party Content. You may access the Third-Party Content at your own risk.

7. INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY: Excepting the Third-Party Content, all intellectual property rights related to the Software, including but not limited to copyrights, trademarks and patents, are the exclusive property of the Researcher. You agree not to reproduce, modify, reverse engineer, distribute or create derivative works based on the Software without prior written consent from the Researcher.

8. MODIFICATION OR TERMINATION: The Researcher reserves the right to modify, suspend or terminate the Software at any time without prior notice. The Researcher shall not be liable for any loss or inconvenience caused by such modification, suspension or termination of the Software.

9. GOVERNING LAW: This Agreement shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of Province of British Columbia. Any disputes arising from or related to the use of the Software shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of Province of British Columbia.

By proceeding in using the Software, you signify your acceptance of this Agreement. If you do not agree with any part of this Agreement, please refrain from using or accessing the Software.

In compliance with the GPLv3, applicable source code from open source components is available upon request.