Terms of Use

Terms of Use

PLEASE READ THESE TERMS OF USE BEFORE USING THE SIP WEB SITE. BY USING THE SIP WEB SITE, YOU AGREE TO THESE TERMS OF USE. IF YOU DO NOT AGREE TO THESE TERMS OF USE, PLEASE DO NOT USE THE SIP WEB SITE.

In this Terms of Use, Mesonet means the environmental monitoring network owned and operated jointly by The University of Oklahoma and Oklahoma State University; OU means The University of Oklahoma and OSU means Oklahoma State University; OCS means the Oklahoma Climatological Survey which administers Mesonet operations; SIP means Simple Irrigation Plan Web site at http://sip.mesonet.org that is owned and operated by the Mesonet; the words you, your, and yours mean the person or persons who access and utilize SIP Web site data and products. Mesonet Data means the observations reported by the Mesonet sites and parameters derived from those observations. Mesonet Products means data files and any and all other products/services developed or designed for SIP and other Mesonet Web sites.

The Mesonet Products retrieved through use of SIP are proprietary to the Mesonet. YOU AGREE NOT TO SELL, REDISTRIBUTE, RETRANSMIT, OR PUBLICLY DISPLAY Mesonet data or Mesonet products WITHOUT THE EXPRESS PRIOR WRITTEN CONSENT OF OCS.

YOU EXPRESSLY AGREE THAT USE OF THE SIMPLE IRRIGATION PLAN WEB SITE IS AT YOUR SOLE RISK. While we operate our system with the highest professional standards. WE MAKE NO WARRANTIES, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED AS TO ANY MATTER WHATSOEVER, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION, CONDITION OF THE LICENSED MATERIAL, ITS MERCHANTABILITY OR ITS FITNESS FOR ANY PARTICULAR PURPOSE. IN NO EVENT SHALL MESONET, OCS, OU, OSU, OUR AGENTS, OR EMPLOYEES BE LIABLE FOR ANY SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR OTHER DAMAGES WHATSOEVER, ARISING OUT OF THE USE OF OR INABILITY TO USE SIP DATA OR PRODUCTS, EVEN IF WE HAVE BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILIBY OF SUCH DAMAGES. YOU SHALL INDEMNIFY US FROM ANY AND ALL LIABILITY FOR COSTS, CLAIMS, AND SUITS ARISING OUT OF YOUR USE OR ACCESS OF ANY AND ALL Mesonet Data and Mesonet Products.

SIP data and model output are decision support products presented to help you improve watering and lawn care decisions. Your personal experience should be considered in addition to SIP model output in the decision process.