Terms & Conditions


For the purposes of these Terms and Conditions:

Authors refers to the publishers of the Application and Services.
Application means the software program provided by the Author(s) downloaded by You on any electronic device, named Cardinal LCA
Site refers to www.cardinallca.com
Device means any device that can access the Application or Service such as a computer or a digital tablet.
Service refers to the Application, the Site and contents generated by the Authors to facilitate the use of the Application.
You means the individual accessing or using the Application/Service, or the company, or other legal entity on behalf of which such individual is accessing or using the Application/Service, as applicable.


These are the Terms and Conditions governing the use of this Service and the agreement that operates between You and the Authors. These Terms and Conditions set out the rights and obligations of all users regarding the use of the Service.

Your access to and use of the Service is conditioned on Your acceptance of and compliance with these Terms and Conditions. These Terms and Conditions apply to all visitors, users and others who access or use the Service.

By accessing or using the Service You agree to be bound by these Terms and Conditions. If You disagree with any part of these Terms and Conditions then You may not access the Service.

Software Application

We may include software for use in connection with our services and application. Our application is accompanied by a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International license. Information on the license can be found here: https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/4.0/ .

Code for our Creative Commons License:   Creative Commons License
Cardinal LCA by Shi Yu Chen and Kritika Kharbanda is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International License .
Based on a work at https://github.com/Cardinal-LCA .

Links to External Websites

Our Application and Service may contain links to third-party web sites or require usage of software or services that are not owned or controlled by the Author(s).

The Author(s) has no control over, and assumes no responsibility for, the content, privacy policies, or practices of any third party web sites or services. You further acknowledge and agree that the Author(s) shall not be responsible or liable, directly or indirectly, for any damage or loss caused or alleged to be caused by or in connection with the use of or reliance on any such content, goods or services available on or through any such web sites or services.

We strongly advise You to read the terms and conditions and privacy policies of any third-party web sites or services that You visit. This includes and is not limited to EC3 tool, the BuildingTransparency.org website, and its underlying databases, which are used by the Author(s). Links to the terms of use and service by EC3 tool, the BuildingTransparency.org website are as follows:

  1. Terms of Use: https://www.buildingtransparency.org/ec3-resources/terms-use/
  2. BuildingTransparency APIs Terms of Service: https://www.buildingtransparency.org/ec3-resources/buildingtransparency-apis-terms-service/


“Use at Your Own Risk”
The Author(s) assumes no responsibility for errors or omissions in the contents of the Service and Application.

In no event shall the Author(s) be liable for any special, direct, indirect, consequential, or incidental damages or any damages whatsoever, whether in an action of contract, negligence or other tort, arising out of or in connection with the use of the Service or the contents of the Service. The Author(s) reserve the right to make additions, deletions, or modifications to the contents of the Service/Application at any time without prior notice.

The Company does not warrant that the Service/Application is free of viruses or other harmful components.

All information in the Service/Application is provided “as is”, with no guarantee of completeness, accuracy, timeliness or of the results obtained from the use of this information, and without warranty of any kind, express or implied, including, but not limited to warranties of performance, merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose.

Intellectual Property Rights

Unless otherwise indicated, the Service and Application is our (the Author(s)’s) proprietary property and all source code, databases, functionality, software, website designs, audio, video, text, photographs, and graphics on the Site or in the Application (collectively, the “Content”) and the trademarks, service marks, and logos contained therein (the “Marks”) are owned or controlled by Us or licensed to Us, and are protected by copyright and trademark laws and various other intellectual property rights and unfair competition laws of the United States, international copyright laws, and international conventions. The Content and the Marks are provided on the Site “AS IS” for Your information and personal use only. Except as expressly provided in these Terms and Conditions, no part of the Site and no Content or Marks may be copied, reproduced, aggregated, republished, uploaded, posted, publicly displayed, encoded, translated, transmitted, distributed, sold, licensed, or otherwise exploited for any commercial purpose whatsoever, without our express prior written permission.

Prohibited Activities

The Application may not be used in connection with any commercial endeavors except those that are specifically endorsed or approved by us.

As a user of the Application, You agree not to:

  1. Use the Application as part of any effort to compete with us or otherwise use the Application and/or the Content for any revenue-generating endeavor or commercial enterprise.
  2. Decipher, decompile, disassemble, or reverse engineer any of the software comprising or in any way making up a part of the Application.
  3. Copy or adapt the Application and Author’s content, including but not limited to HTML, JavaScript, C# or other code.
  4. Circumvent, disable, or otherwise interfere with security-related features of the Application, including features that prevent or restrict the use or copying of any Content or enforce limitations on the use of the Application and/or the Content contained therein.
  5. Attempt to bypass any measures of the Application designed to prevent or restrict access to the Application, or any portion of the Application.
  6. Delete the copyright or other proprietary rights notice from any Content.
  7. Disparage, tarnish, or otherwise harm, in our opinion, Us and/or the Application.
  8. Disparage, tarnish, or otherwise harm, in our opinion, Us and/or the Application.

Disputes Resolution

If You have any concern or dispute about the Service or Application, You agree to first try to resolve the dispute informally by contacting the Authors.

For European Union (EU) Users
If You are a European Union consumer, You will benefit from any mandatory provisions of the law of the country in which You are resident in.

United States Legal Compliance
You represent and warrant that (i) You are not located in a country that is subject to the United States government embargo, or that has been designated by the United States government as a “terrorist supporting” country, and (ii) You are not listed on any United States government list of prohibited or restricted parties.

Contact Us

If You have any questions about these Terms and Conditions, You can contact Us: cardinal.lca.contact@gmail.com