Terms of Website Use
PLEASE READ THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS CAREFULLY BEFORE USING THIS WEBSITE
- Terms of website use
These Terms detail the conditions of use on which you may make use of the Site, whether as a guest or a registered user. Use of the Site includes accessing, browsing or registering to use the Site. These Terms apply to all visitors to the Site, including any visitors using your account, and others who access or use the Site through your account.
Please read these Terms carefully before you start to use the Site, as these will apply to your use of the Site. We recommend that you print a copy of these Terms for future reference.
Your access to and use of the Site is conditional upon your acceptance of and compliance with these Terms. By accessing or using the Site, you agree to be bound by these Terms, if you are using or accessing the Site on behalf of any Organization, then you are agreeing to these Terms on behalf of that Organization and you represent and warrant that you have the authority to bind the Organization to these Terms.
If you do not agree to these Terms, you must not use the Site.
- Other applicable terms
These Terms refer to the following additional terms, which also apply to your use of the Site:
- If you purchase goods through the Site, our Terms of Sale will apply to the sales.
- Changes to these Terms
We may revise these Terms at any time by amending this page. Please check this page from time to time to take notice of any changes we make, as they are binding on you. By continuing to access or use the Site after revisions become effective, you agree to be bound by the revised terms. If you do not agree to the new terms, please stop using the Site.
- Changes to the Site
We may update the Site from time to time, as we evolve, refine or add more features to the Site, often without prior notice to you, and we may change the content at any time. However, please note that any of the content on the Site may be out of date at any given time, and we are under no obligation to update it. We do not guarantee that the Site, or any content on it, will be free from errors or omissions.
- Accessing the Site; permitted use
Subject to your compliance with these Terms, you may access the Site and display and use the contents of the Site and we grant to you a limited, non-exclusive, non-transferable right to access and use the content and services made available on the Site. You may not (a) decompile, disassemble or reverse engineer our site or any portion thereof, or (b) attempt to gain unauthorized access to our site, any portion thereof or any other computer systems or social media or mobile platforms through our site. You agree that you will not use the Site in any manner that could damage, disable, overburden, or impair the Site or interfere with any other party’s use and enjoyment of the Site. You may not obtain or attempt to obtain any materials or information through any means not intentionally made available or provided for through the Site. Use of any of the Site made available through a third-party platform is also subject to the platform’s applicable terms and conditions.
The Site is made available free of charge.
We do not guarantee that the Site, or any content on it, will always be available or be uninterrupted. Access to the Site is permitted on a temporary basis. We may suspend, withdraw, discontinue or change all or any part of the Site without notice. We will not be liable to you if for any reason our site is unavailable at any time or for any period.
You are responsible for making all arrangements necessary for you to have access to the Site.
- Your account and password
If you choose, or you are provided with, a user identification code, password or any other piece of information as part of our security procedures, you must treat such information as confidential. You are responsible for safeguarding the password that you use to access the Site and for any activities or actions under your password, whether your password is with us or a third party service. You must not disclose it to any third party. You must notify us immediately upon becoming aware of any breach of security or unauthorized use of your account. You agree to accept responsibility for any and all activities that occur under your account, including, but not limited to, any activity that occurs as a result of your failure to keep secure and maintain the confidentiality of your account. It is your sole responsibility to control the dissemination and use of your authorized link, control access to and use of your account, and notify us when you desire to cancel your account on our site. You may not use anyone else’s authorized link or account at any time on our site. We will not be responsible or liable for any loss or damage arising from your failure to comply with these requirements and you may be held liable for any losses incurred by us or any other user of our site if your failure to keep your account information secure and confidential results in someone else’s use of your account or account information.
We have the right to disable any user identification code or password, whether chosen by you or allocated by us, at any time, if in our reasonable opinion you have failed to comply with any of the provisions of these Terms.
If you know or suspect that anyone other than you knows your user identification code or password, you must promptly notify us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Intellectual property rights
We are the owner or the licensee of all intellectual property rights in the Site, and in the material published on it. Those works are protected by copyright laws and treaties around the world. All such rights are reserved. All rights, title and interest in and to the Site are and will remain the exclusive property of Science Supplements.
Nothing in these Terms gives you the right to use the “Science Supplements” name or any of Science Supplement’s trade marks (including, without limitation, those which is uses under license), logos, domain names and other distinctive features. Any feedback, comments or suggestions you may provide regarding Science Supplements or the Site is entirely voluntary and we will be free to use such feedback, comments or suggestions as we see fit and without any obligation to you.
Subject to the terms and conditions of these Terms, you may print off one copy, and may download extracts, of any page(s) from the Site for your personal use and you may draw the attention of others within your Organization to any content posted on the Site. You must not modify the paper or digital copies of any materials you have printed off or downloaded in any way, and you must not use any illustrations, photographs, video or audio sequences or any graphics separately from any accompanying text. Our status (and that of any identified contributors) as the authors of content on the Site must always be acknowledged.
You must not use any part of the content on the Site for commercial purposes without obtaining a license to do so from us or our licensors.
If you print off, copy or download any part of the Site in breach of these Terms, your right to use the Site will cease immediately and you must, at our option, return or destroy any copies of the materials you have made.
- Acceptable use of the Site
You agree not to misuse the Site. You must not, and must not attempt to do the following things:
- use the Site for any unlawful purposes or for promotion of illegal activities;
- post any Content on the Site in violation of any applicable law, including intellectual property laws and right of privacy or publicity laws, or any contractual obligation;
- impersonate others through the Site or otherwise misrepresent your affiliation with a person or entity in a manner that does or is intended to mislead, confuse or deceive others;
- publish or post other people’s private or personal information without their express authorization and permission;
- send unsolicited communications, promotions or advertisements or spam;
- access, tamper with or use non-public areas of the Site, our computer systems or the technical delivery systems of our providers;
- probe, scan or test the vulnerability of any system or network or breach or circumvent any security or authentication matters;
- access or search the Site by any means other than our publicly supported interfaces (for example, scraping); or
- interfere with, or disrupt, the access of any user, host or network, including without limitation sending a virus, overloading, flooding, spamming, mail-bombing the Site, or by scripting the creation of content in such a manner as to interfere with or create an undue burden on the Site.
We may investigate and/or suspend your account if you or others using your account violate any of the rules above. Furthermore, we reserve the right to immediately terminate your account without further notice in the event that, in our sole and absolute judgment, you or others using your account violate these Terms or abuse the use of the Site.
- Uploading content to the Site
The Site may contain blogs and other interactive features that allow users to post, submit, publish, display content on the Site. Whenever you make use of a feature that allows you to upload information or text (“Content”) to the Site, or to make contact with other users of the Site, you must comply with these Terms. You will not violate rights of any kind, including without limitation any intellectual property rights or rights of privacy.
You represent and warrant that any such Content complies with these provisions and you own or control all rights in and to the Content and have the right to grant the license granted below to us and our affiliates, service providers, and each of their respective licensees, successors and assigns. Any Content you upload to the Site is your sole responsibility and we do not endorse, support, represent or guarantee the completeness, truthfulness, accuracy or reliability of any content or communications posted on the Site or endorse any opinions expressed via the Site.
We may not monitor or control the Content posted to the Site and cannot take responsibility for such Content. Under no circumstances will we be liable in any way for any Content or for any loss or damage of any kind incurred as a result of the use of any Content on the Site.
Any Content you upload to the Site will be considered non-confidential and non-proprietary. You understand that by providing content to us, you grant to us and our affiliates and service providers, and each of their respective licensees, successors and assigns a world-wide, royalty free, perpetual, irrevocable, non-exclusive and fully-transferable, assignable and sublicenseable right and license to use, distribute, copy, reproduce, disclose, transmit, modify, translate, adapt, create derivative works from, publicly perform, publish and/or display in any format or medium and otherwise exploit all such content (in whole or in part), including all data, images, creative works, sounds, text, and other things embodied therein, for any and all commercial or noncommercial purposes. We have no obligation to review or use any content or to keep them confidential, but if we elect to use them, we are free to use and repurpose such content for any purpose, without any compensation to you. We do not waive any rights we may have to similar or related ideas previously known to it or developed by its employees and representatives, or obtained from sources other than you.
We also have the right to disclose your identity to any third party who is claiming that any Content posted or uploaded by you to the Site constitutes a violation of their intellectual property rights, or of their right to privacy.
We will not be responsible, or liable to any third party, for the Content or accuracy of any Content posted by you or any other user of the Site.
We have the right, but not the obligation, to remove any posting you make on the Site if, in our sole opinion, the Content violates these provisions.
The views expressed by other users on the Site (if any) do not represent our views or values.
You are solely responsible for securing and backing up your Content.
- No reliance on information
The content on the Site is provided for general information only. It is not intended to amount to advice on which you should rely. You must obtain professional or specialist advice before taking, or refraining from, any action on the basis of the content on the Site.
- Limitation of our liability
We will not be liable to any user for any loss or damage, whether in contract, tort (including negligence), breach of statutory duty, or otherwise, even if foreseeable, arising under or in connection with:
- use of, or inability to use, the Site; or
- use of or reliance on any content displayed on the Site.
We have no liability to you for any loss of profit, loss of business, business interruption, or loss of business opportunity.
We will not be liable for any loss or damage caused by a virus, distributed denial-of-service attack, or other technologically harmful material that may infect your computer equipment, computer programs, data or other proprietary material due to your use of the Site or to your downloading of any content on it, or on any website linked to it.
We assume no responsibility for the content of websites linked on the Site. Such links should not be interpreted as endorsement by us of those linked websites. We will not be liable for any loss or damage that may arise from your use of them.
You agree to defend, indemnify and hold harmless Science Supplements and its licensees and licensors, and our and their employees, contractors, agents, officers and directors, from and against any and all claims, damages, obligations, losses, liabilities, costs and expenses (including but not limited to legal fees) arising from your use of and access to the Site, including any data or Content transmitted or received by you, any other party’s access or use of the Site through your account (whether or not with your username and password), or your violation of these Terms, applicable law, rule or regulation.
- No warranty
Your use of the Site is at your sole risk. THE SITE, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, THE MATERIALS, INFORMATION, CONTENT, FUNCTIONS, SERVICES, PRODUCTS, TEXT, GRAPHICS, AND LINKS THEREON, ARE EACH PROVIDED “AS IS” AND ON AN “AS AVAILABLE” BASIS AND WITHOUT WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, WHETHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED. TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMISSIBLE PURSUANT TO APPLICABLE LAW, SCIENCE SUPPLEMENTS DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, NON-INFRINGEMENT, FREEDOM FROM COMPUTER VIRUS, AND WARRANTIES ARISING FROM TRADE USAGE, COURSE OF DEALING OR COURSE OF PERFORMANCE. SCIENCE SUPPLEMENTS DOES NOT REPRESENT OR WARRANT THAT THE FUNCTIONS CONTAINED IN THE SITE WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR-FREE, THAT DEFECTS WILL BE CORRECTED, OR THAT THE SITE OR THE SERVER THAT MAKES THE SITE AVAILABLE ARE FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS. SCIENCE SUPPLEMENTS DOES NOT MAKE ANY WARRANTIES OR REPRESENTATIONS REGARDING THE USE OF CONTENT ON THE SITE OR WITH RESPECT TO ITS COMPLETENESS, ACCURACY, AVAILABILITY, ADEQUACY, USEFULNESS, TIMELINESS, SECURITY, RELIABILITY OR OTHERWISE. IF YOU ARE DISSATISFIED WITH THE SITE, YOUR SOLE REMEDY IS TO DISCONTINUE USING THE SITE. YOU AGREE THAT WE WILL NOT BE LIABLE TO YOU OR ANY OTHER PARTY FOR ANY TERMINATION OF YOUR ACCESS TO THE SITE OR DELETION OF YOUR ACCOUNT.
Any content downloaded or otherwise obtained through the use of the Site is downloaded at your own risk and you will be solely responsible for any damage to your computer system or mobile device or loss of data that results from such download or your use of the Site. We do not warrant, endorse, guarantee or assume responsibility for any product or service advertised or offered by a third party through the Site or any hyperlinked website or service, and we will not be a party to or in any way monitor any transaction between you and third party providers of products or services.
We do not guarantee that the Site will be secure or free from bugs or viruses. You are responsible for configuring your information technology, computer programs and platform in order to access the Site. You should use your own virus protection software.
You must not misuse the Site by knowingly introducing viruses, trojans, worms, logic bombs or other material which is malicious or technologically harmful. You must not attempt to gain unauthorized access to the Site, the server on which the Site is stored or any server, computer or database connected to the Site. You must not attack the Site via a denial-of-service attack or a distributed denial-of service attack. We will report any such breach to the relevant law enforcement authorities and we will co-operate with those authorities by disclosing your identity to them. In the event of such a breach, your right to use the Site will cease immediately.
- Linking to the Site
You may link to the home page of the Site, provided you do so in a way that is fair and legal and does not damage our reputation or take advantage of it. You must not establish a link in such a way as to suggest any form of association, approval or endorsement on our part where none exists. You must not establish a link to the Site in any website that is not owned by you. The Site must not be framed on any other site, nor may you create a link to any part of the Site other than the home page. We reserve the right to withdraw linking permission without notice. The website in which you are linking must comply in all respects with the content standards set out in these provisions. If you wish to make any use of content on the Site other than that set out above, please e-mail email@example.com.
- Third-party links and resources in the Site
We have the right to terminate or suspend your access to all of part of the Site for any reason or no reason, including, without limitation, any violation of these Terms.
- Entire agreement
- No waiver
No waiver of any sections of these Terms shall be deemed a further or continuing waiver of such term or any other term, and Science Supplements’ failure to assert any right or provision under these Terms shall not constitute a waiver of such right or provision.
- Applicable law
These Terms are governed by and construed in accordance with Delaware law. You and we both agree to that the court in the State of Delaware will have jurisdiction.
- Electronic communications
The communications between you and us use electronic means, whether through the Site or via email. For contractual purposes, you (i) consent to receive communications from us in an electronic form; and (ii) agree that all terms and conditions, agreements, notices, disclosures, and other communications that we provide to you electronically satisfy any legal requirement that such communications would satisfy if it were in a writing.
- Contact us
To contact us, please e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
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