The Customer holds all rights to the data provided by the Customer to Ascend.
In relation to all material uploaded by the Customer and all other Customer data, the Customer grants unlimited rights to Ascend, industry bodies and institutions a right to use the data to improve flight safety and to further improve the Services and System provided by Ascend free of charge. This includes for the avoidance of doubt the right for Ascend to share data with third parties, including airports, airline companies, flight operators and other relevant third parties, provided that such submission is made in anonymous form.
The Customer represents and warrants that no uploaded material or Customer data will infringe third party rights or intellectual property rights and will not contain any material that is obscene, offensive, inappropriate or in breach of any applicable law.
Data belonging to the Customer can be deleted 45 days after the expiry of the subscription by Ascend; however, at the earliest 5 years after such data has been provided to Ascend by the Customer. Ascend reserves the right to delete Customer data after termination of the subscription regardless of the reason for termination, and Ascend is not obligated to store any Customer data after such time unless required by law or any regulation. However, data can be archived, used and analyzed by Ascend in order to improve the System, the Services or flight safety, in general.
If requested, data belonging to the Customer can be returned in an open readable format.
Should any legal entity require information for audit, safety or compliance purposes, Ascend is entitled to supply the data. Customers will always be notified prior to releasing data or information.