Terms & Conditions

Thanks for using our products and services (“Services”). Please read these Terms of Use (the "Agreement") carefully. This Agreement governs your use of websites (collectively, the "Websites") owned or operated by CiteAb Limited (“CiteAb”). Each time you use the Service, you acknowledge that you have read and agree to be bound by the Agreement. If you do not agree to be bound by the Agreement, you may not use the Service.

CiteAb.com

CiteAb is a search engine and online portal for you to find and transact with merchants, vendors or providers of products and services that list and advertise on the Websites. CiteAb does not have any responsibility for, or liability related to, any product or service listed on the Websites. You should direct any questions, complaints or claims related to any product or service to the appropriate seller or provider. CiteAb does not endorse, warrant or guarantee the products or services of any merchant.

CiteAb does not warrant or guarantee in any way that information, included but not limited to products or descriptions, prices, references or any other content on the Websites is accurate, complete, reliable, current or error-free. Site content is provided for informational purposes only and CiteAb shall have no liability for inaccuracy or incompleteness in product or service content or other content on the Website. If there is any discrepancy between information on the Websites and information on a merchant’s or service provider’s site, the information on the merchant’s or service provider’s site shall govern.

CiteAb is not liable for any delay, inaccuracy, error or omission with respect to information or the transmission or delivery of all or any part thereof, for any damage arising therefrom or occasioned thereby, or for the results obtained from the use of the information. CiteAb is not liable for any act or omission of any merchant or service provider on the Website. You assume the entire risk as to the accuracy, adequacy, completeness, currency, validity and quality of any information relating to the Services.

CiteAb may, in its sole discretion, alter, modify, amend, update, or otherwise change, any information displayed on the Websites without notice and for any reason, including but not limited to effecting compliance with its then-existing policies.

Ownership

All of the material included on the Websites or provided in the Service, including but not limited to all antibody listing data, trademarks, text, graphics, logos, service marks, and copyrights (collectively, the “Content"), is the property of CiteAb and other parties. UK and international copyright laws protects all Content available on the Websites. Your use of the Service and the Content does not transfer to you any ownership or other rights in the Service or the Content. You may view Content displayed on the Websites for any personal or commercial use, provided you abide by all copyright and other proprietary notices contained on the Content. You may not, modify, copy, distribute, transmit, display, publish, sell, license, or create derivative works using any of the Content for commercial or public purposes. You may not retain Content from this website in digital or paper form - content must be accessed via the website only. You may not copy any information from this website through any means, included but not limited to screen-scrapers or robotic text miners.

Interaction and transaction

Some merchants or service providers conduct transactions through their own stores or through their own application processes. In these cases, you will be directed to the merchant's or service provider's website (such as by following a link from the Websites to the merchant's or service provider's website) or the merchant or service provider will contact you. Any transaction, application or other interaction between you and the merchant or service provider on or through the merchant’s or service provider’s website, offline store or application process will be pursuant to any terms or agreements made available by such merchant or service provider.

In all cases, transactions are entered into between you and the merchant or service provider, and CiteAb shall not assume any liability, obligation or responsibility in connection with any transaction between you and the users of the Website.

By participating in any transaction involving or resulting from your use of the Service, you acknowledge and agree that this Agreement and any terms of service or other policies established by third parties shall govern all transactions in which you participate through the Service.

Links

CiteAb may provide links to external websites or resources (which are not the Websites) for your convenience and reference only. CiteAb do not control or endorse and are not responsible for the availability of or your experience on these external websites or resources or for any content, advertising, products, or other materials on or available from such external websites or resources. Your use of and dealings with the owners or operators of these external websites or resources are at your own risk. Once you link to an external website, you understand that you should read and understand that website’s privacy statement and other conditions of use. You cannot make any claim against CiteAb (or its service providers, or each of their respective directors, officers, agents, and employees) arising out of your use of external websites or resources.

License

Grant of License. You hereby grant to CiteAb, on all media, whether now known or hereinafter devised, a non-exclusive, irrevocable, worldwide, perpetual, sub-licensable, assignable, royalty-free license to: display, publish, use, translate, create derivative works from, reproduce, reformat, compile, archive, distribute, and transmit all materials provided by you to CiteAb that are not clearly marked as confidential (“Visitor Contributed Content") such as new publications or antibodies (as described below), trademarks and service marks (as used in connection with Visitor Contributed Content). You may submit Visitor Contributed Content only in accordance with CiteAb's current content submission guidelines. CiteAb shall have no obligation to post Visitor Contributed Content, may remove Visitor Contributed Content, or may change or discontinue the Websites at any time in its sole discretion. CiteAb has no obligation to monitor Visitor Contributed Content submitted by you or others in connection with the Websites. Unless or until CiteAb specifies another form of delivery of Visitor Contributed Content or another URL address, you may submit Visitor Contributed Content to CiteAb at http://www.citeab.com. As the sole consideration for the license and rights granted to CiteAb under the Agreement, CiteAb will consider posting Visitor Contributed Content on the Websites. CiteAb may, but is not required to, edit or modify any Visitor Contributed Content as appropriate to comply with CiteAb’s policies.

Ownership, Copyright and Trademarks. You retain all right, title and interest (subject to the license granted herein) in and to Visitor Contributed Content you submit to CiteAb, and represent and warrant that such Visitor Contributed Content and the license granted herein (i) is factually accurate; (ii) does not violate any intellectual property rights; (iii) does not contain information which is obscene or defames, libels or otherwise injures or interferes with the privacy of others; and (iv) does not require the payment of any kind by CiteAb to others.

Acceptable Use of the Website

Your use of the Service must be lawful and consistent with the security and reliability of the Service and the World Wide Web.

In addition, the following rules apply to your use of the Service:

You are solely responsible for the content of your transmissions. You acknowledge and agree that CiteAb does not endorse the actions, the contents of communications, or the products of any user, service provider or merchant.

You must obtain and maintain any equipment or ancillary services needed to connect to, access or otherwise use the Service, including, without limitation, modems, hardware, software, and long distance and local telephone service. You are responsible for ensuring that such equipment and ancillary services are compatible with the Service.

You must complete all transactions you agree to complete in connection with the Service. You must abide by all of the then-current terms of CiteAb's Privacy Policy as set forth on the Websites and as updated from time to time by CiteAb in its sole discretion.

Provision of data

By providing data in any form or format to CiteAb, you confirm that you have the authority and permission necessary to provide said data. You also acknowledge and agree that CiteAb may use that data for any commercial purpose for an unlimited period of time, including but not limited to: the provision of public facing search tools (such as the CiteAb Antibody Search Engine), the provision of datasets, and use in marketing material such as blogs and press releases.

Prohibited Conduct

You must not: (i) use the Service for any illegal purpose or for the transmission of any material that is unlawful, harassing, libelous, invasive of another's privacy, abusive, threatening, harmful, vulgar, obscene, tortious, or otherwise objectionable, or that infringes or may infringe the intellectual property or other rights of another, including the sale of pornography, firearms and ammunition, living creatures and parts of endangered species, stocks and other securities, drugs and drug paraphernalia, human body parts and remains; (ii) directly or indirectly interfere or attempt to interfere with the proper working of any of the Websites, any account, or any communication or transaction being conducted on our Websites; (iii) use any robot, spider, scraper, other automatic device, or manual process to monitor or copy our web pages or the Content for any purpose without our prior expressed written permission; (iv) take any action which imposes an unreasonable or disproportionately large load on our infrastructure, (v) use or disclose (to anyone except CiteAb where legally permitted) any information you obtain about or from other users of the Service, or that you obtain from CiteAb if such information is marked confidential, for any purpose except fulfillment of orders initiated by the users or negotiating prices with the users, (vi) conduct fraud, hide or attempt to hide your identity, represent yourself as someone else, or manipulate or attempt to manipulate prices, compromise or attempt to compromise the security of any account, interfere or attempt to interfere with the proper working of the Service, (vii) send any unsolicited email or advertising to any known user or (viii) use the Services for any use other than personal, non-commercial purposes unless specifically approved in writing by CiteAb, in its sole discretion.

Privacy Policy

Please read CiteAb's Privacy Policy. By accepting the Agreement, and each time you use the Service, you consent to CiteAb's collection, use and disclosure of your information or Registration Data in accordance with the Privacy Policy without any further notice or any liability to you or any other person.

Indemnification

You agree to indemnify and hold CiteAb, its subsidiaries, affiliates, officers and employees, and service providers harmless from any claim or demand, including reasonable legal fees, made by any third party due to or arising out of (i) your use of the Service or the content therein, (ii) the violation of this Agreement by you, or (iii) the infringement by you, or other user of the Service using your computer, of any intellectual property or other right of any person or entity. Even though prohibited, users may provide information that is offensive, false, harmful, or deceptive. CiteAb and its service providers assume no responsibility whatsoever for such content or actions.

Disclaimer of Warranties

We provide our Services using a commercially reasonable level of skill and care and we hope that you will enjoy using them. But there are certain things that we don’t promise about our Services.

OTHER THAN AS EXPRESSLY SET OUT IN THESE TERMS OR ADDITIONAL TERMS, NEITHER CITEAB NOR ITS SUPPLIERS OR DISTRIBUTORS MAKE ANY SPECIFIC PROMISES ABOUT THE SERVICES. FOR EXAMPLE, WE DON’T MAKE ANY COMMITMENTS ABOUT THE CONTENT WITHIN THE SERVICES, THE SPECIFIC FUNCTION OF THE SERVICES, OR THEIR RELIABILITY, AVAILABILITY, OR ABILITY TO MEET YOUR NEEDS. WE PROVIDE THE SERVICES “AS IS”.

SOME JURISDICTIONS PROVIDE FOR CERTAIN WARRANTIES, LIKE THE IMPLIED WARRANTY OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND NON-INFRINGEMENT. TO THE EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, WE EXCLUDE ALL WARRANTIES.

Limitation of Liability

CITEAB AND ITS SERVICE PROVIDERS SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES OR FOR COST OF PROCUREMENT OF SUBSTITUTE GOODS AND SERVICES OR RESULTING FROM THE USE OF OR INABILITY TO USE THE SERVICE, ANY GOODS OR SERVICES PURCHASED OR OBTAINED OR MESSAGES RECEIVED OR TRANSACTIONS ENTERED INTO THROUGH THE SERVICE, OR UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS TO OR ALTERATION OF YOUR TRANSMISSIONS OR DATA, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, DAMAGES FOR LOSS OF PROFITS, USE, DATA OR OTHER INTANGIBLE, EVEN IF CITEAB OR ITS SERVICE PROVIDERS HAVE BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE LIMITATION OR EXCLUSION OF LIABILITY FOR INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES SO SOME OF THE ABOVE LIMITATIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU. IN NO EVENT WILL CITEAB AND ITS SERVICE PROVIDERS EVER BE LIABLE TO YOU OR ANY OTHER PERSON FOR ANY CLAIMS, PROCEEDINGS, LIABILITIES, OBLIGATIONS, DAMAGES, LOSSES, AND COSTS, WHETHER IN CONTRACT, TORT OR UNDER OTHER FAULT OR WRONGDOING BY CITEAB OR ITS SERVICE PROVIDERS OR ANY PERSON FOR WHOM EITHER CITEAB OR ITS SERVICE PROVIDERS ARE RESPONSIBLE, IN AN AMOUNT EXCEEDING THE AMOUNT YOU PAID TO CITEAB FOR THE USE OF THE SERVICE WHICH IS THE SUBJECT OF THE CLAIM.

Release

YOU HEREBY RELEASE, REMISE AND FOREVER DISCHARGE CITEAB, ITS SUBSIDIARIES AND AFFILIATES, ITS SERVICE PROVIDERS AND EACH OF THEIR RESPECTIVE DIRECTORS, OFFICERS, AGENTS, EMPLOYEES, INFORMATION PROVIDERS, SERVICE PROVIDERS, SUPPLIERS, LICENSORS AND LICENSEES, AND ALL OTHER RELATED, ASSOCIATED, OR CONNECTED PERSONS FROM ANY AND ALL MANNER OF RIGHTS, CLAIMS, COMPLAINTS, DEMANDS, CAUSES OF ACTION, PROCEEDINGS, LIABILITIES, OBLIGATIONS, LEGAL FEES, COSTS, AND DISBURSEMENTS OF ANY NATURE AND KIND WHATSOEVER AND HOWSOEVER ARISING, WHETHER KNOWN OR UNKNOWN, WHICH NOW OR HEREAFTER EXIST, WHICH ARISE FROM, RELATE TO, OR ARE CONNECTED WITH YOUR USE OF THE SERVICE.

Termination

If you breach any provision of this Agreement, you may no longer use the Service. CiteAb may, in its sole discretion, change, suspend, or terminate, temporarily or permanently, the Service or any part of it at any time, for any reason, without notice to you and without liability to you or any other person. If CiteAb terminates this Agreement for any reason, it continues to apply and bind you with respect of your prior use of the Service, including payment of any charges accrued in connection with use of the Service. Upon termination, CiteAb may remove from the Websites and permanently delete and destroy any Visitor Contributed Content that you or others may have posted or submitted without any prior notice or liability to you or any other person.

The Agreement comprises the entire agreement between you and CiteAb and supersedes all prior agreements regarding the subject matter contained herein. CiteAb may amend the terms and conditions of this Agreement (the "amended terms") from time to time. If you continue to use the Service after the amended terms become effective, you are deemed to have agreed to be bound by the amended terms. If you do not agree to the amended terms, then you agree not to use the Service. Your continued use of the Service constitutes an affirmative: (i) acknowledgment by you of this Agreement and its amended terms; and (ii) agreement by you to abide and be bound by the Agreement and its amended terms.

This Agreement shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the United Kingdom. If any provision(s) of the Agreement is held contrary to law, then such provision(s) shall be construed, as nearly as possible, to reflect the intentions of the parties with the other provisions remaining in full force and effect. CiteAb's failure to exercise or enforce any right or provision of the Agreement shall not constitute a waiver of such right or provision unless acknowledged and agreed to by CiteAb in writing. The section titles in the Agreement are used solely for the convenience of the parties and have no legal or contractual significance.

A printed version of this Agreement and of any notice given in electronic form shall be admissible in judicial or administrative proceedings based upon or relating to this Agreement to the same extent and subject to the same conditions as other business documents and records originally generated and maintained in printed form.

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