This Terms of Use discloses the practices for the Kinder Institute for Urban Research's website and all associated content, including subsidiary programs of the Kinder Institute for Urban Research.

ABOUT THE INFORMATION ON THIS SITE. The Content (as defined below) available on this Website is intended to be a general informational and educational resource and is provided solely on an "AS IS" and "AS AVAILABLE" basis. You are encouraged to confirm the information contained herein. You should not construe Rice University’s Kinder Institute for Urban Research (otherwise known as the Kinder Institute) publication of the Content on this Website as a warranty or guarantee of the quality or availability of any goods or services. Rice University’s Kinder Institute for Urban Research is to be credited as the source of the content. Rice University retains intellectual property rights in the Kinder Institute's content. The provision of Kinder Institute content does not amount to a transfer of intellectual property.

ELIGIBILITY. By using this Website, you represent and warrant that (a) all registration and other information you submit, if any, is truthful and accurate; (b) you will maintain the accuracy of any information you provide; (c) you will not submit any personal information if you are under 13 years of age; and (d) your use of this Website does not violate any applicable law or regulation.

USE OF MATERIALS ON THIS SITE. The content on this Website includes, but is not limited to, text, graphics, images, photographs, illustrations, maps, trademarks, tradenames, service marks, logos, information obtained from licensors of Rice University’s Kinder Institute for Urban Research, and other materials (“Content”). Title to the Content on this Website remains with Rice University or its licensors. The Kinder Institute invites you to view and use a single copy of the materials obtained from this Website for your personal, non-commercial use. Except as expressly permitted on this Website, you agree not to license, distribute, create derivative works from, transfer, sell or re-sell any information, content, or services obtained from this Website. No graphics, photographs or other visual elements obtained through this Website may be used, copied, or distributed separate from the accompanying text without the prior express written consent of the original owner or the Kinder Institute. You are not permitted to use the materials on this Website except as expressly set forth herein. You may not interfere with the operation of the Website, or restrict, disrupt or inhibit any other user from using and enjoying the Website. You may not modify, adapt, sublicense, translate, sell, reverse engineer, decompile or disassemble any portion of the Website or otherwise use the Website or any services, information and content available on or through the Website in violation of these Terms of Use or applicable law.

LINKS TO THIS SITE AND USE OF MARKS. You may not create links to the Website from any website with content that is fraudulent, threatening, harassing, libelous, defamatory, discriminatory, obscene, or similarly objectionable or harmful, or in a manner that would constitute or encourage a criminal offense, violate the rights of any party (directly or indirectly), or otherwise give rise to liability, violate any law or falsely imply the Kinder Institute’s sponsorship, endorsement or approval of your or another party’s site or activities. Additionally, the Kinder Institute, in its sole discretion, has the right to require that you remove links to its Website.

The logo, name and all graphics on the Website or any of its affiliates, are trademarks of Rice University or its affiliates. Use, reproduction, copying or redistribution of trademarks, without the written permission of Rice University or its affiliates is prohibited. All other trademarks or servicemarks appearing on the Website are the marks of their respective owners.

LINKS TO THIRD-PARTY SITES. The Website may contain links to websites operated by other parties. The Kinder Institute provides these links to other websites as a convenience, and use of these sites is at your own risk. The linked sites are not owned or operated by or under the control of the Kinder Institute, and the Kinder Institute is not responsible for the content available on the other sites. Such links do not imply Rice University’s or the Kinder Institute’s endorsement of information or material on any other site and Rice University disclaims all liability with regard to your access to, and use of, such linked Websites.

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Please contact us at kinder@rice.edu if you have any questions or comments with respect to content on this site; if you are unsure whether your intended use meets these terms; or if you seek permission for use that does not fall within these terms. For additional information about re-publishing blogs from the Urban Edge blog, please click here.