The following post contains the Terms of Sharing and Accessing Proposalst. It defines what individuals uploading and accessing proposals agree to, what can they customise, and what is IAFF's role and responsibilities here.
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IAFF Terms of Sharing and Accessing Proposals
Thank you for considering uploading your proposal or related information.
When might a proposal be shared?
A Sharer may upload a proposal under one of two conditions.
This proposal is linked to a project that has completed its lifecycle and has been shared for IAFF members to learn and discuss.
This proposal has not been successful, OR, has not been presented before any and the Sharer is uploading it in order to get feedback and mentoring. [option to describe the stage at which the proposal/idea is at, whether they want mentoring, feedback, more collaborators, etc.]
Proposals and related information that have been uploaded here have been shared under the terms and conditions and community standards of the IAFF platform. Information here is not to be reproduced anywhere else, unless it is specifically indicated to the contrary.
Members agree to respect the Intellectual Property rights of the Sharers. If the proposal is at the stage of an idea, Members agree not to exploit the information shared to create competing proposals. In case of breach of this clause, IAFF platform and moderators bear no liability.
Rights and Ownership
This proposal is under the [the Sharer will have a space here to fill the information on the licence is the original work under, who owns the licence and rights, etc.]
Citing: Acknowledgement of the Sharer
The Sharer must be acknowledged in any work/proposal that is created, if significant inspiration/value came from this proposal. To refer to this Proposal or acknowledge the sharer as the case may be, the [Sharer will have a space to fill their preferred format of acknowledgement, including their name, copyright, date of publication, name of the project, etc.].
Liability of the Sharer and IAFF; Moderation of Terms
In selecting any of the conditions here, the Sharer indicates that they have the right to make such a representation. IAFF bears no liability for any breach of legal or contractual obligations. The selected conditions are subject to review by the Moderators. In case the conditions selected or suggested by the Sharer are not in line with the General Community Guidelines or any part of the IAFF legal framework, Moderators will communicate any such conflict to the Sharer. In case the Sharer and Moderators are unable to come to a consensus, the Proposal will not be uploaded onto the IAFF platform. The decision of the Moderators on whether the terms are permissible is final.
Additional Terms that the Sharer can indicate
The proposal is available to be shared elsewhere.
The idea/proposal is shared purely for educational purposes, with trust that it will not be replicated.
The idea/proposal is open for adaptation.
The idea/proposal can be replicated if it is in a different [geographical region/language], with acknowledgement.
The idea/proposal is available for adaptation, for non-commercial purposes.
The idea/proposal can be replicated, even in entirety, but the product should be non-commercial.
The idea/proposal can be used in its entirety, under the condition that this is paid forward: the new proposal generated and/or the work created will be shared on the IAFF platform, or otherwise publicly.
The idea/proposal is free to be used, replicated, with acknowledgement as per the above terms.
If someone wants to use the idea, [the sharer] would like to be contacted in order to draw out the terms, one on one.
The Sharer is available to provide mentoring [under conditions that they may set including a fee for their services].
Any other condition _______.
The Sharer may include their contact information, and whether they would like to be contacted.