USE OF THIS SITE
Biopps' main objective is to provide a space to inform and promote all scientific and technological knowledge aimed in understanding and manipulating the biological systems and improving the quality of life. Additionally, acting as a liaison and foster knowledge, association and productivity between the community of users (science, industry & society).
All contents and information on this site are provided on an “as is” basis. BIOPPS assumes no responsibility or liability for any damage, direct or indirect claims as a result of using this site and its content.
You as a “User” can choose whether to provide your personal information or not. However, to be able to access and have the possibility to enter certain areas of this site, it is necessary to voluntarily provide your personal information such as: Complete Name, Birth Date, Email Address, Sex, Postal Address, Company or Institution, Position and Phone Number, among others. You also agree that there are certain parts of this site that might be restricted for some users, and that some information or content will be available only after registration. BIOPPS, at its sole discretion and for any reason or no reason at all, can terminate, deny, or restrict the registration or entry on this site.
The User agrees that BIOPPS, if considering it necessary, may contact the User to verify the accuracy of the personal data provided.
The User guarantees that the personal data provided is precise and accurate. The User is also responsible in updating such information immediately after any change.
The confidence that you entrust us when visiting this site is one of the most important basis to strive to provide a service that respects your privacy and individuality.
The “User” agrees that BIOPPS may occasionally send email messages or postal material containing information about: events, courses, products and services, among others. However, BIOPPS will not send more than one email message within a one-month period.
BIOPPS uses a relatively safe platform to avoid the spreading of electronic viruses, worms or any other electronic file of destructive nature. However, the User that downloads or obtains electronic files from this site is doing it at user’s own risk. We strongly recommend users to keep the anti-virus and operating system updated.
Precaution also applies in keeping your user name and password to Log In secret. BIOPPS recommends keeping these under strict secrecy, as the user is the only one responsible for any misuse and consequences derived from it.
It is important for you to know that BIOPPS will not be sending you emails to confirm your password or provide personal data.
When visiting a site from a third party, BIOPPS recommends that you handle your personal information with extreme care. BIOPPS will not be responsible in case you receive unsolicited electronic mails from other sites or entities.
NO UNDERAGE USERS
This site has not been designed for persons considered underage. Therefore underage users are not permitted to visit this site.
SPONSORS & ADVERTISING
Potential sponsors & advertisers that would like to promote their company, products or services through this site, must first visit and look over the different available forms see Sponsors & Advertising.
In case of sponsoring & advertising in BIOPPS, the “User” declares that the products or services do not infringe any laws by offering, promoting and/or advertising them in this site. The advertising sponsor agrees that has the right and the permission to post such information from the rightful owner. BIOPPS will not be liable for any commercial relationship between a User and advertisers on this site. BIOPPS at its sole discretion may deny a sponsor & advertiser for any event, product, service or publicity which is in contradiction with the established Terms and Conditions of Use.
NON-PROFIT ENTITIES OR ORGANIZATIONS
BIOPPS invites non-profit organizations or entities to submit their information and events at no cost. Although there are some points that must be observed, like: the events must not be profit oriented or to promote a third party information, like a private company or brand, and should positively contribute in the development of the community. All submissions are subject to evaluation by our staff.
RESEARCH CENTERS AND PUBLIC AND PRIVATE UNIVERSITIES
Non-profit research centers and universities can post their news releases, research services, licenses, and links at no cost. Private universities who are contributing with their news/press releases or who have granted authorization to BIOPPS to post their news/ press releases in this site are also free to post at not cost. However in the case of Events (Congresses, Conferences, Symposia, etc), we are asking to include (but not mandatory) our logo or web address (www.biopps.com) on any printed material related to the event, or on the event’s website. All submissions are subject to evaluation by our staff.
COPYRIGHT AND INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY
BIOPPS is committed to respecting copyright and intellectual property rights. BIOPPS makes no claims or endorsements regarding any information whether copyrighted or not for intellectual property rights from third parties, product contents, services or articles appearing on this site. BIOPPS invites the users to strictly observe and abide with copyrights and intellectual property rights. BIOPPS, at its sole discretion, may cancel or terminate accounts for Users that violate the rights of others in this sense.
By visiting this site the “User” does not acquire any author’s or intellectual property rights for the information, products, services, names, and trademarks, among others and contained on this site. The only authorized use of the information or content in this site is for personal, non-commercial purposes only. It is prohibited to copy, reproduce, transmit, broadcast, exploit the information for any other purpose whatsoever unless you have prior written authorization from the owner of the rights.
If you believe that your work has been copied or a user is violating your or someone elses protected work, please notify us immediately by sending the following information: name of the protected work, plagiarized work and the complete name and contact details of the owner of the rights.
CONTRIBUTIONS FROM USERS / SUBMISSIONS
This site is based on a Content Management System. So, users are allowed to submit: comments, articles, information, and content in different parts or categories of the site. The user is the solely responsible, in all cases, for any information or content submitted and posted.
The User agrees that: 1) The User is solely responsible for his/her own submissions and any consequences derived from posting or publishing them on the site. 2) Is the owner of the rights contained in the submissions or that has the consent or permissions from the rightful owner to post and publish such information. 3) The User, by submitting information for posting, grants BIOPPS the permission to include such information on its website. 4) The User agrees to release BIOPPS, in all ways, from any liability including any type of compensation, fee, royalty, remuneration, payment, etc., for submitted and published information on this site. 5) Any information submitted for posting must be educational, enrich knowledge, positive and with constructive characteristic for the community of users. 6) BIOPPS reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to approve and post any information sent or submitted to this site. 7) The user will not submit material that is copyrighted or protected in any way, unless the user owns such rights or has permission from the rightful owner. 8) Any information sent to this site will be deemed as not being confidential. 9) BIOPPS reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to remove submissions and content without prior notice.
The user agrees that neither BIOPPS nor any of its directors, officers, employees or agents will be liable for any damages, whether direct, indirect, incidental or consequential, arising from the use of the information or from visiting this site, or for any inaccuracy, error, or change in the contents or information contained on this site. Therefore, the User assumes all risks for the use thereof.
BIOPPS can make no guarantee for the availability of this site and its services at any times. However, we will strive to maintain a friendly, stable and secure site.
The “User” is not allowed to make hyperlinks to this site, as well as using the information or contents in another site without the prior written authorization from BIOPPS or its respective owner.
The User is also prohibited to sends unsolicited electronic mails in a systematic way to other users. Please visit the Advertising section to learn about some options to promote your products or services.
THIRD PARTY’S INFORMATION
The “user” acknowledges that some products, services, links and advertisements contained on this site are from third parties. The “user” acknowledges that any type of commercial or non commercial relationship between a user and a third party will be their own responsibility. The inclusion of information or content from third parties on this site does not necessarily acknowledge an opinion, approval, recommendation or guarantee on behalf of BIOPPS.
In no case will BIOPPS be liable for any consequential damage related to any use of this site, its contents or any other hyperlinked site.
FORUMS - POLLS
Any information, comments, articles or content submitted and posted on this site must abide by the Terms and Conditions of Use, and should not attempt, in any way, to threaten, be defamatory, pornographic, or propitiate any moral or commercial damage. In addition, correct written language must be used.
In some parts of this site, the information or content contained herein will not substitute the advise of a professional, as this might represent a particular point of view.
This site may include an online payment option for a product, service or advertisement. If that is the case, we will be requesting additional information to complete the payment. We must remind you that the company that handles online payments is independent from BIOPPS. This company will have secure online environments to complete a transaction and adequate Privacy policies.
To reduce the risk of fraud we suggest that when paying online, do not use public computers or computers with more than one user (besides you). Always Always take the necessary precautions when using your credit or debit cards when making an online payment. BIOPPS will not be held responsible for any claims as a result of misuse or inadequate precautions taken by the user regarding online payments.
CHANGES TO THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS
The user expressly agrees that for any dispute involving BIOPPS, the exclusive jurisdiction for claims resides in the courts of Mexico City and according to the Mexican Law only, regardless the place of conflict. In case any provision of these Terms and Conditions of Use is deemed invalid by a competent court, the decision will not affect the validity of the remaining provisions that shall remain in full force and effect.
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