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- THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS ARE THE LEGAL EQUIVALENT OF A SIGNED, WRITTEN CONTRACT BETWEEN YOU AND ASIA MICROBIOTA BANK; AND
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Asia Microbiota Bank maintains the www.asiabiobank.com as a service to the Internet community. Our Websites have been designed to provide general information about Asia Microbiota Bank and its products and research and to allow individuals, families and medical and research providers to register certain information.
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Asia Microbiota Bank may revise or modify these Terms from time to time. Such changes, revisions or modifications shall be effective immediately upon notice to you, which may be given by any means, including, without limitation, posting on the Websites. If you disagree with the Terms, your sole remedy is to discontinue your use of these Websites. Any use of these Websites by you after such notice shall be deemed to constitute acceptance of the changes.
Asia Microbiota Bank will use reasonable efforts to include accurate and up-to-date information on the Websites, however, any information presented on the Websites as of a particular date may only be accurate as of such date and Asia Microbiota Bank disclaims any responsibility to update such information. Information about companies other than Asia Microbiota Bank contained in news, press releases or otherwise that are posted on the Websites should not be relied upon as being provided or endorsed by Asia Microbiota Bank.
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In using this Site, you agree not to:
Send or otherwise transmit to or through these Websites or to us through email any unlawful, infringing, harmful, harassing, defamatory, threatening, hateful or otherwise objectionable material of any kind, any material that can cause harm or delay to these Websites or computers of any kind, and any unsolicited advertising, solicitation or promotional materials;
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Send or otherwise transmit to or through these Websites or to us through email chain letters, unsolicited messages, so-called “spamming” or “phishing” messages, messages marketing or advertising goods and services;
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Violate any applicable laws or regulations or these Terms;
Assist or permit any persons in engaging in any of the activities described above.
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These Websites may contain information regarding research studies and clinical trials. This is informational only and does not constitute an endorsement of any kind by Asia Microbiota Bank of the study or trial. Asia Microbiota Bank assumes no responsibility for informing users regarding any such studies and trials, and makes no guaranty as to the completeness or accuracy of such information. Asia Microbiota Bank also assumes no responsibility for connecting any user with the provider of a research study or clinical trial. Furthermore, Asia Microbiota Bank assumes no responsibility for ensuring the qualification of a user or participation of any user in any such study or trial. It is the responsibility of each user to contact the relevant investigators and pursue participation in a study or trial.
ASIA MICROBIOTA BANK SHALL NOT BE HELD RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY ACTION TAKEN THAT IS BASED ON THE INFORMATION PRESENTED ON THE ASIA MICROBIOTA BANK WEBSITES. ASIA MICROBIOTA BANK EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMS ANY LIABILITY, WHETHER BASED IN CONTRACT, TORT, STRICT LIABILITY OR OTHERWISE, FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR SPECIAL DAMAGES ARISING OUT OF OR IN ANY WAY CONNECTED WITH ACCESS TO OR USE OF THE WEBSITES, EVEN IF ASIA MICROBIOTA BANK HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO RELIANCE BY ANY PARTY ON ANY CONTENT OBTAINED THROUGH THE USE OF THE WEBSITES, THE INABILITY TO USE THE WEBSITES OR ANY ERRORS OF OMISSIONS IN THE CONTENT OF THE WEBSITES.
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Asia Microbiota Bank may terminate your use of these Websites or any of our features or services at any time and for any reason without notice for conduct violating these Terms. Upon any such termination, you must destroy all content obtained from these Websites and all copies thereof. The provisions of these Terms concerning Website security, prohibited activities, copyrights, trademarks, user submissions, disclaimer, limitation of liability, indemnity and jurisdictional issues shall survive any such termination. You agree that if your use of these Websites is terminated pursuant to these Terms, you will not attempt to use these Websites under any name, real or assumed, and further agree that if you violate this restriction after being terminated, you indemnify and hold us harmless from any and all liability that we may incur therefore.
Asia Microbiota Bank reserves the right to seek all remedies available at law and in equity for violations of these terms and conditions for using the Websites, including the right to block access from a particular Internet address to the Websites.
You agree that any cause of action You may have with respect to use of the Websites must be commenced within one (1) year after the claim or cause of action arises.
If any provision of these Terms is unlawful, void or for any reason unenforceable, then that provision shall be deemed severable from these Terms and shall not affect the validity and enforceability of any remaining provisions.
These Websites may contain forward-looking information. Such information is subject to a variety of significant uncertainties, including scientific, business, economic and financial factors, and therefore actual results may differ significantly from those presented.
Links to third-party websites or pages are provided for convenience only. We do not express any opinion on the content of any third party pages and expressly disclaim liability for all third party information and the use of it.
It is the sole responsibility of the user to secure all necessary rights and permissions before downloading, reproducing, modifying, distributing, or otherwise using user-submitted content. If a user or any other party feels that its work has been copied in a way that constitutes copyright infringement, that person should provide Asia Microbiota Bank with the following information:
- A physical or electronic signature of a person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed; 2. Identification of the copyrighted work claimed to have been infringed, or, if multiple copyrighted works at a single online Website are covered by a single notification, a representative list of such works at that Website; 3. Identification of the material that is claimed to be infringing or to be the subject of infringing activity and that is to be removed or access to which is to be disabled, and information reasonably sufficient to permit the service provider to locate the material; 4. Information reasonably sufficient to permit the service provider to contact the complaining party, such as an address, telephone number, and, if available, an electronic mail address at which the complaining party may be contacted; 5. A statement that the complaining party has a good faith belief that use of the material in the manner complained of is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law; 6. A statement that the information in the notification is accurate, and under penalty of perjury, that the complaining party is authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed.
Users may contact Asia Microbiota Bank for notice of claims of infringement on these Websites as follows:
By email: firstname.lastname@example.org
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