Terms of Use

Joshua Project information is intended for non-commercial missions research and educational use only. By using Joshua Project content or data, you agree to comply with the following terms and conditions.

1. Terms of Use

Permitted Use: You are granted a non-exclusive, non-transferable, and revocable license to access and use Joshua Project data, content and API. Your use of Joshua Project data, content and API is free of charge.

Non-Commercial Use: You may not use the Joshua Project data, content and API for commercial purposes. Commercial use includes, but is not limited to, the sale of the data, creating commercial products, or using the content to generate revenue.

Attribution: When using Joshua Project data, you agree to provide proper attribution by displaying the following acknowledgment: "Data provided by Joshua Project” (including the hyperlink). This attribution should appear on any page displaying content provided by Joshua Project. Ensure that the attribution is clear and visible in your application or project. Joshua Project reserves the right to review the placement and adequacy of the attribution provided by users and request modifications if necessary.

No Direct Replication: You may not use the data in a public manner that replicates the services or presentation offered by Joshua Project. Replicating Joshua Project functionality, presentation or providing a highly overlapping service using Joshua Project content is prohibited. API users creating public presentations should provide some kind of value added rather than a re-packaging of Joshua Project content. If you have any questions, please contact us at [email protected].

Access Limits: You agree not to abuse the Joshua Project website or API to the extent that it impacts the performance or availability of the service for other website or API users.

No Warranty: Joshua Project provides the data and API on an "as is" basis without any warranty, express or implied. Joshua Project seeks to provide the best available data. However, users are advised that the data may contain inaccuracies, gaps, or errors. Joshua Project makes no guarantees regarding the absolute accuracy or completeness of the data. The data should not be treated as perfectly precise information.

Termination: Joshua Project may terminate access to the API at any time, with or without cause. Upon termination, you must immediately cease using the API and delete any downloaded or cached data.

Changes to Terms: Joshua Project reserves the right to modify or update these Terms of Use at any time. Users are encouraged to review the terms periodically for changes.

2. Copyrights

Statistics: A limited amount of statistical data from the Joshua Project website may be used without further permission. Please cite Joshua Project and link to joshuaproject.net.

Please do not reproduce substantial amounts of Joshua Project data on other websites without explicit permission from Joshua Project. Linking is the preferred method and permitted without further permission. If you have questions, please contact us.

Photos / Maps / Text: The photos, maps and text displayed on the Joshua Project website are a mixture of non-copyrighted and copyrighted material. Copyright notices are indicated in the source listing below photos, maps and text or are sometimes embedded in photos.

  • Non-copyrighted material Non-copyrighted material is public domain and can be used without further permission. Maps created by Joshua Project are not copyrighted and may be used without permission in limited quantities. Please cite the original source and provide a link to the source's website.
  • Copyrighted material Joshua Project has obtained usage permissions for the copyrighted material from the original sources. Being displayed on the Joshua Project website does not imply that it is public domain. Please honor the copyrights of those who have provided Joshua Project with material. Please do not copy this material without permission from the original sources.
  • Copyrighted infringement We respect the intellectual property of others and ask that all users do the same. We respond to notices of alleged copyright infringement if they comply with the law, and such notices should be reported using our DMCA Policy, which is listed below. We reserve the right to delete or disable content alleged to be infringing and terminate accounts of repeat infringers.

Our designated agent for notice of alleged copyright infringement is:

Joshua Project Copyright Agent
PO Box 62614
Colorado Springs, CO 80962
[email protected]

3. DMCA Policy

Joshua Project ("we," "our," or "us") respects the intellectual property rights of others and expects our users to do the same. In accordance with the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA), we have adopted the following policy concerning copyright infringement on our website, www.joshuaproject.net.

Reporting Copyright Infringements: If you believe that your copyrighted work has been used or copied in a way that constitutes copyright infringement and is accessible on our website, please notify our designated DMCA agent promptly. Your notice must include the following information:

  1. Identification of the copyrighted work that you claim has been infringed. If multiple copyrighted works are covered by a single notification, you may provide a representative list of such works.
  2. Identification of the material that you claim is infringing and that is to be removed or access to which is to be disabled, including information reasonably sufficient to permit us to locate the material.
  3. Your contact information, including your name, address, telephone number, and email address.
  4. A statement that you have a good faith belief that the use of the material in the manner complained of is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law.
  5. A statement that the information in the notification is accurate and, under penalty of perjury, that you are authorized to act on behalf of the owner of the exclusive right that is allegedly infringed.
  6. Your physical or electronic signature.

Designated DMCA Agent: You may send your notice of claimed copyright infringement to our designated DMCA agent at the following contact details:

Joshua Project DMCA Agent
PO Box 62614
Colorado Springs, CO 80962
[email protected]

4. Edits / Feedback

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