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These Terms of Use govern your use of ScienceBulletin, including its website, any subdomains, mobile site, and apps. Please read this User Agreement (amended as of August 25, 2018) before using ScienceBulletin

By using ScienceBulletin you agree to be legally bound by these terms, which shall take effect immediately on your first use of ScienceBulletin. If you do not agree to be legally bound by all the following terms please do not access and/or use ScienceBulletin.

ScienceBulletin may change these terms at any time by posting changes online. Please review these terms regularly to ensure you are aware of any changes made by ScienceBulletin. Your continued use of ScienceBulletin after changes are posted means you agree to be legally bound by these terms as updated and/or amended.

Access to and use of this site is provided by ScienceBulletin subject to the following terms:

Use of ScienceBulletin

You may not copy, reproduce, republish, download, post, broadcast, transmit, make available to the public, or otherwise use ScienceBulletin content in any way except for your own personal, non-commercial use. You also agree not to adapt, alter or create a derivative work from any ScienceBulletin content except for your own personal, non-commercial use.

Students, teachers and professors are free to use, reproduce articles and copy ScienceBulletin content for academic purposes without obtaining prior written approval. The only request is users shall provide a credit and source URL link of the original ScienceBulletin article. Any other use of ScienceBulletin content requires the prior written permission of the ScienceBulletin. If you would like to request permission to use any of the content on our sites, please review our copyright notice.

Our site contains content that we create as well as content provided by third parties. This content includes, among other things, product reviews and services offered by parties other than ScienceBulletin. We do not guarantee the accuracy, the integrity, or the quality of the content on our sites, and you may not rely on any of this content. Without limitation, we are not responsible for postings by users in the user opinion, message board, or feedback sections of our sites.

You may be exposed to content that you find offensive, indecent, or objectionable or that is inaccurate, and you bear all risks associated with using that content. We have the right, but not the obligation, to remove any content that may, in our sole discretion, violate these Terms or that is otherwise objectionable.

You agree to use ScienceBulletin only for lawful purposes, and in a way that does not infringe the rights of, restrict or inhibit anyone else’s use and enjoyment of ScienceBulletin. Prohibited behavior includes harassing or causing distress or inconvenience to any person, transmitting obscene or offensive content or disrupting the normal flow of dialogue within ScienceBulletin.

Disclaimers and Limitation of Liability

While ScienceBulletin tries hard to ensure that the website is functioning correctly and is as accurate as possible, this will not always be achievable and therefore the following disclaimer applies.

ScienceBulletin content, including the information, names, images, pictures, logos and icons regarding or relating to ScienceBulletin, its products and services (or to third party products and services), is provided “AS IS” and on an “IS AVAILABLE” basis without any representations or any kind of warranty made.

ScienceBulletin does not guarantee or represent that the content and/or facilities available or accessible via these websites will always be accurate, complete or current or that access to the websites will be uninterrupted.

ScienceBulletin expressly disclaims all liability for any direct, indirect or consequential loss or damage occasioned from the use or inability to use the website, whether directly or indirectly resulting from inaccuracies, defects, viruses, errors – whether typographical or otherwise, omissions, out of date information or otherwise.

Accessing the website and the downloading of material is done entirely at the user’s own risk. The user, and not ScienceBulletin, will be entirely responsible for any resulting damage to software or computer systems and/or any resulting loss of data even if ScienceBulletin has been advised of the possibility of such damage.

ScienceBulletin makes no representations whatsoever about any third party websites which you may access. When you access a third party website via this website, please understand that it is independent from ScienceBulletin, and that ScienceBulletin has no control over the content on that website. In addition, a link from this website to a third party website does not mean that we endorse or accept responsibility for the content, the privacy practices, or the use of such websites. It is up to you to take precautions to ensure that whatever you access is free of items such as viruses, worms, Trojan horses and other items of a destructive nature.

We have the right, but not the obligation, to take any of the following actions in our sole discretion at any time and for any reason without giving you any prior notice:

Restrict, suspend, or terminate your access to all or any part of our services;

Change, suspend, or discontinue all or any part of our services;

Refuse, move, or remove any material that you submit to our site for any reason;

Refuse, move, or remove any content that is available on our site;

Establish general practices and limits concerning use of our site.

Outgoing Links, Advertisers, Search Results

The Sites may provide links to third-party web sites. These sites also may select certain sites as priority responses to search terms you enter and we may agree to allow advertisers to respond to certain search terms with advertisements or sponsored content. Sciencebulletin.org and its affiliates do not recommend and do not endorse the content on any third-party websites. ScienceBulletin and affiliates are not responsible for the content of linked third-party sites, third-party sites provided as search results, or third-party advertisements, and does not make any representations regarding their content or accuracy. Outgoing links may lead to sites that contain inaccurate information, false or misleading advertising, or information that violates copyright, libel or defamation laws. ScienceBulletin, affiliates and content providers make no representations concerning any effort to review all of the content of sites listed in outgoing links. Your use of third-party websites is at your own risk and subject to the terms and conditions of use for such sites. ScienceBulletin and its affiliates do not endorse any product advertised on the site.

Medical disclaimer

Information provided on ScienceBulletin is for educational and informational purposes only and may not be construed as medical advice.

Intellectual property

The names, images and logos identifying ScienceBulletin or third parties and their products and services are subject to copyright, design rights and trade marks of the ScienceBulletin and/or third parties. Nothing contained in these terms shall be construed as conferring by implication, estoppel or otherwise any licence or right to use any trademark, patent, design right or copyright of ScienceBulletin or any other third party.

Privacy policy

All of the information that we collect from you is subject to our privacy policy. Please click here to see our full privacy policy.

Copyright and Take-Down Procedures

If you think that any content accessible on ScienceBulletin infringes on your copyright, you may request removal of those materials by e-mailing us at info@sciencebulletin.org. Please include “copyright question” in the subject line and the URL of the material, your name, address, phone number and e-mail address in the body of the message.

If you violate any of these Terms and Conditions, your permission to use the content automatically terminates and you must immediately destroy any copies you have made of any portion of the content.