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Terms & Conditions – b-science.net GmbH (LLC)

  • Introduction

  • These terms and conditions ("TC") and the associated privacy policy ("PP") govern the use of all services provided by b-science.net GmbH (LLC) and its affiliates ("us", "we", or "our") to you or the organization you represent ("you", "user").
  • You confirm to us that you have legal authority to accept the TC and the associated PP.
  • Clicking the "Accept & Register" button or, if it occurs earlier, using any of our services ("Effective Date") concludes a legally binding contract between you and us that remains valid during and beyond the use of our services.
  • Your account

  • You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your account, your password and for restricting access to your computer.
  • You accept responsibility for all activities that occur under your account and password.
  • The submission of false, misleading, discriminatory, dangerous or otherwise immoral information is prohibited.
  • Any attempt of exploiting security vulnerabilities is prohibited.
  • In case of a violation of the TC, we reserve the right to delete your account without refund and to file a report with law enforcement authorities.
  • License and site access

  • We grant you a limited, non-transferable and non-exclusive license to use our services.
  • Information obtained from our site or other outputs may not be transferred outside of your organization.
  • Limitations such as maximal number of users, maximal number of AI (artificial intelligence) requests, as well as a limited duration apply, depending on the selected subscription plan.
  • Only manual use of our services are allowed. The use of robots, data mining tools or similar data extraction tools is not allowed.
  • Re-engineering of the site and its components is prohibited.
  • We might refuse to allow a user to access our services at our sole discretion.
  • Copyright, trademark & external data providers

  • We claim the copyright for content generated by ourselves.
  • We retain the trademark for our logo and our name.
  • Patent information is received from the European Patent Office (EPO) and subject to its terms & conditions.
  • Contents by third parties

  • We are not liable for content and availability of websites by third parties, which are accessible via hyperlinks in our offerings.
  • General exclusion of warranty and liability

  • All warranties and liabilities on the part of b-science.net GmbH (LLC) and its affiliates (including, without limitation, any of their respective owners, operators, employees, agents, third party content providers or licensors) are comprehensively excluded to the greatest extent permitted by law.
  • All information contained on our website and in other outputs is provided on an 'as is' and 'as available' basis without guarantees of any kind, either express or implied, including, without limitation, guarantees as to fitness for a specific purpose, non-infringement, accuracy or completeness of any information published therein.
  • Neither b-science.net GmbH (LLC) nor its affiliates (as described above) warrant that our website and other outputs will be uninterrupted or error free, free of harmful components, or that any content, including (without limitation) your content or third party content, will be secure or not otherwise lost or damaged.
  • In no event will b-science.net GmbH (LLC) nor its affiliates (as described above) be liable for any loss or damage of any kind, including (without limitation) any direct, indirect or consequential damages arising out of or in connection with the access of, use of, or performance of the b-science.net website and other outputs.
  • The user accepts sole responsibility and risk for use of the b-science.net website and other outputs.
  • In any case, the total liability to any user shall in no event exceed the amount that was paid for an annual subscription.
  • Indemnification

  • You will defend, indemnify, and hold harmless us and our affiliates (as described above) against any claims, damages, losses, liabilities, costs, and expenses arising out of or relating to any third party claim.
  • Severability & modifications

  • If one of these clauses should be defined as legally void, the respective clause will be exchanged by the regulation that comes closest.
  • The other clauses in this document are not being affected or limited by those changes.
  • We reserve the right to make changes to the TC & PP and to our services at any time. Continued use of our services constitutes your agreement to be bound to the modified TC & PP.
  • Users are informed about changes of the TC or PP at least 30 days in advance via e-mail or on the b-science.net Blog and can request a current copy any time.
  • Place of jurisdiction

  • The laws of Switzerland, without regard to principles of conflict of laws, govern this agreement.
  • The place of jurisdiction for any dispute of any sort is exclusively the city of Zurich, Switzerland.
  • The provisions of the United Nations Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods shall not apply.
  • Entire agreement

  • The TC together with the PP constitute the entire agreement between you and us with regards to this subject matter.
  • Address

  • b-science.net GmbH (LLC)
    Tränkebachstrasse 38
    8712 Stäfa / Zurich
    Company ID: CHE-326.638.973
  • Version: published June 30th, 2024. Effective date: August 2nd, 2024 (prior version).