Terms of Service

​If you register on the website, you will be required to choose a password and user name and you may be asked for additional information regarding your account, such as your e-mail address, address, or phone number (read our Privacy Policy in regard to your personal information being collected). You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your password and account information and are fully responsible for all activities that occur under your password or account. You may never use another member’s account without prior authorization from Cetalingua, LLC. Cetalingua, LLC will not be liable for any loss or damage arising from your failure to comply with this Agreement.


Members of this site may not share, give, or sell their password or username to any other person or entity. Excessive viewings or logins by any member will be construed as fraudulent use of the website, which will result in the immediate cancellation of membership without refund. When becoming a member, you agree to take all actions possible to protect your username and password from fraudulent use.


​You will be charged monthly if you sign up for a monthly rate. You will be charged on the same day every month. You will have to manually cancel your membership to stop occurrence of fees. There are no refunds for the monthly fee. You will be charged one time each year for the annual fee.  You will be charged on the same day every year and you will have to manually cancel your membership to stop occurrence of fees. No refunds on yearly fee. A single class purchase is a one-time fee and there are no refunds for the class purchase fee. You will have access to the members-only part of the website for as long as your membership is current and active. For Pro-membership members, you will be able to use CetaKit for as long as your membership is current and active (see CetaKit Rental and Return).

External Link Use

Our website may contain many links to many other websites. We cannot guarantee that the information published and presented on these websites is accurate. We do not control or own links from or to external websites and these links do not constitute any sort of endorsement by us or these websites’ employees, sponsors, information they provide, or products or services they provide. By accessing this web site, you are agreeing to be bound by these website Terms and Conditions of Use, all applicable laws and regulations, and agree that you are responsible for compliance with any applicable local laws. If you do not agree with any of these terms, you are prohibited from using or accessing this site. The materials contained in this web site are protected by applicable copyright and trademark law.

Intellectual Property Rights

All patents, copyrights, trademarks, and any other intellectual property rights on and in our website, all of its software, and all of its contents remain the sole property of us or our licensers. The use of our intellectual property, content, or trademarks is forbidden without our express written consent. You must not: rent or sell material from our website, republish material without our prior written content, duplicate, reproduce, create derivative, copy or exploit, or otherwise the material published on our website for any sort of purpose; redistribute any content from our website, including onto another site. Members may not use any services or software that is made available for use or download other than for the membership related activities or for personal and non-commercial use. They will remain the exclusive property of the Cetalingua, LLC.

By submitting Content (defined as all uploaded/entered materials, submissions and data, blog posts, chat comments, etc.) to cetalingua dot com website and/or mobile app, you grant Cetalingua, LLC, the sponsor(s), our affiliates, and our partners a worldwide, irrevocable, royalty-free, nonexclusive license to use, reproduce, create derivative works of, distribute, publicly perform, publicly display, transfer, transmit, distribute, and publish Your Content and subsequent versions of Your Content for the purposes of: (1) displaying Your Content on the Site; (2) distributing Your Content, either electronically or via other media, to users seeking to download or otherwise acquire it; 3) using your content for the goal of progressing science; 4) using your content for development, scientific research, consulting, and education by Cetalingua, LLC; and/or (5) storing Your Content in a database accessible by various end users. This license shall apply to the distribution and storage of Your Content in any form, medium, or technology now known or developed later. Members also waive all moral rights to their contributions.

Members’ usernames may be used when the projects conducted by Cetalingua, LLC publicly thanks contributors. Members can remove their contribution (if available), but the removal does not terminate the license granted prior to the removal. Members must not contribute or post any material they do not own. 

Contributed Observational Data and Ownership of Data

Contributed data is the data contributed by members. Contributed data includes acoustic data obtained via rented CetaKit and observational data collected via CetaScript WebApp and mobile app. Acoustic data includes raw sound files uploaded via cetalingua dot com membership portal. Observational data included attachments (video and images uploaded via cetalingua dot com membership portal) and behavioral and environmental observation data recorded via CetaScript WebApp or mobile app. Observational data also includes encounter start/end dates and times and location data recorded via CetaScript WebApp or mobile app.

All contributed and observation data collected using CetaKit, CetaScript WebApp, and/or CetaScript mobile app and also video and image attachments uploaded via cetalingua dot com website become property of Cetalingua, LLC (see details in Intellectual Property Rights section). Members can edit and maintain their data through the membership portal as long as the data is available through the portal (the data will be periodically removed to free space). All contributed and observation data collected using CetaKit, CetaScript WebApp, and/or CetaScript mobile app and also video and image attachments uploaded via cetalingua dot com website will be used in development, scientific research, consulting, and education by Cetalingua, LLC.

Data Visualization

Some contributed and observation data collected using CetaKit, CetaScript WebApp, and/or CetaScript mobile app and also video and images attachments uploaded via cetalingua dot com website will be shared on the map that members (and the general public) can view but the user personal information and exact location will not be shared apart from the general state/country/region.

CetaKit Rental and Return

Pro members will receive a CetaKit that they can use for acoustic data collection as long as their membership status remains active and current. Once the membership is expired, canceled, or terminated, members agree to return CetaKit to Cetalingua, LLC.

Acceptable Use

You do agree to use and utilize our website for lawful purposes and in a manner that does not infringe upon the rights or inhibit/restrict anyone else’s enjoyment and use of our website. The behaviors that are prohibited include causing distress to other users, harassing other users, causing inconvenience to other users, transmitting, distributing, or publishing offensive or obscene content, as well as disrupting the normal dialogue and its flow within our website. You also must not use our website to send any sort of unsolicited commercial communications. Similarly, you must not use our website content for any type of marketing purpose without securing our express written consent.

Restricted Access

In the future, we may have a need to restrict access to part (or all) of our website and we reserve the full right to do so. If, at any point, we provide you with a username and password for you to access restricted areas of our website, you must ensure that both your username and password are kept confidential.

Limitation of Liability and Disclaimer

Our website and company make no representation, assurances, or warranties in regard to accuracy, completeness, or currency of the content on our website and sites that link to our site. All materials on our site are provided “as is” without implied or expressed warranty including warranties in terms of noninfringement of intellectual property or fitness for any particular purpose or merchantability. In no event shall our company and our site or its agents or associates be liable for any damages whatsoever (including, without limitation, damages for loss of profits, business interruption, loss of information, injury or death) arising out of the use of or inability to use the materials, even if our company has been advised of the possibility of such loss or damages.

Our services, membership, and WebApp and mobile app are provided as-is and as-available and you assume the entire risk as to content available through our services and your use of our services. CetalinguaX, LLC makes no specific promises in regard to our services, content, and web and mobile applications, including with regard to accuracy, reliability, functionality, availability, and truthfulness, or lack of errors or viruses. Cetalingua, LLC will not be liable for any indirect, direct, consequential, incidental, punitive, or exemplary damages or data arising from this agreement or your use of our web and mobile applications, CetaKit, or our services.


You agree to indemnify and hold Cetalingua, LLC, or its creators harmless against any and all losses, claims, damages, and expenses (including reasonable attorneys’ fees) including but not limited to your violation of this Agreement.

Policy changes

We reserve the right to change or amend this policy without or with notice and at any time. Be assured, however, that if our policy changes in the future, we will not use the personal information you have submitted to us under this privacy policy in a manner that is materially inconsistent with this privacy policy without your prior consent. We are fully committed to conducting our business in a way that is in accordance with these principles so that we can ensure that the confidentiality of personal information is maintained and protected. If you have additional questions regarding dealing with our website or about this policy, please contact us at: admin at cetalingua dot com.





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