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Statement of Rights and Responsibilities

This agreement was written in English (US). To the extent any translated version of this agreement conflicts with the English version, the English version controls.  
Date of Last Revision: July 01, 2013.

Statement of Rights and Responsibilities
This Statement of Rights and Responsibilities ("Statement," "Terms," or "SRR") derives from the BioinformaticsOnline (BOL) Principles, and is our terms of service that governs our relationship with users and others who interact with our website. By using or accessing BOL, you agree to this Statement, as updated from time to time in accordance with Section 14 below. Additionally, you will find resources at the end of this document that help you understand how BOL works.

Safety
We do our best to keep BOL safe, but we cannot guarantee it. We need your help to keep BOL safe, which includes the following commitments by you:

You will not post unauthorized commercial communications (such as spam) on BOL.

You will not collect users' content or information, or otherwise access BOL, using automated means (such as harvesting bots, robots, spiders, or scrapers) without our prior permission.

You will not engage in unlawful multi-level marketing, such as a pyramid scheme, on BOL.

You will not upload viruses or other malicious code.

You will not solicit login information or access an account belonging to someone else.

You will not bully, intimidate, or harass any user.

You will not post content that: is hate speech, threatening, or pornographic; incites violence; or contains nudity or graphic or gratuitous violence.

You will not develop or operate a third-party application containing alcohol-related, dating or other mature content (including advertisements) without appropriate age-based restrictions.

You will follow our Promotions Guidelines and all applicable laws if you publicize or offer any contest, giveaway, or sweepstakes (“promotion”) on BOL.

You will not use BOL to do anything unlawful, misleading, malicious, or discriminatory.

You will not do anything that could disable, overburden, or impair the proper working or appearance of BOL, such as a denial of service attack or interference with page rendering or other BOL functionality.

You will not facilitate or encourage any violations of this Statement or our policies. 

Registration and Account Security

BOL users provide their real names and information, and we need your help to keep it that way. Here are some commitments you make to us relating to registering and maintaining the security of your account:

You will not provide any false personal information on BOL, or create an account for anyone other than yourself without permission.

You will not create more than one personal account.If we disable your account, you will not create another one without our permission.

You will not use your personal timeline primarily for your own commercial gain, and will use a BOL Page for such purposes.

You will not use BOL if you are a convicted sex offender.

You will keep your contact information accurate and up-to-date.

You will not share your password (or in the case of developers, your secret key), let anyone else access your account, or do anything else that might jeopardize the security of your account.

You will not transfer your account (including any Page or application you administer) to anyone without first getting our written permission.If you select a username or similar identifier for your account or Page, we reserve the right to remove or reclaim it if we believe it is appropriate (such as when a trademark owner complains about a username that does not closely relate to a user's actual name). Protecting Other People's Rights
We respect other people's rights, and expect you to do the same.You will not post content or take any action on BOL that infringes or violates someone else's rights or otherwise violates the law.We can remove any content or information you post on BOL if we believe that it violates this Statement or our policies.We provide you with tools to help you protect your intellectual property rights. To learn more, visit our How to Report Claims of Intellectual Property Infringement page.If we remove your content for infringing someone else's copyright, and you believe we removed it by mistake, we will provide you with an opportunity to appeal.If you repeatedly infringe other people's intellectual property rights, we will disable your account when appropriate.

You will not use our copyrights or trademarks or any confusingly similar marks, except as expressly permitted by our Brand Usage Guidelines or with our prior written permission.If you collect information from users, you will: obtain their consent, make it clear you (and not BOL) are the one collecting their information, and post a privacy policy explaining what information you collect and how you will use it.

You will not post anyone's identification documents or sensitive financial information on BOL.

WE TRY TO KEEP BOL UP, BUG-FREE, AND SAFE, BUT YOU USE IT AT YOUR OWN RISK. WE ARE PROVIDING BOL AS IS WITHOUT ANY EXPRESS OR IMPLIED WARRANTIES INCLUDING. WE DO NOT GUARANTEE THAT BOL WILL ALWAYS BE SAFE, SECURE OR ERROR-FREE OR THAT BOL WILL ALWAYS FUNCTION WITHOUT DISRUPTIONS, DELAYS OR IMPERFECTIONS. BOL IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR THE ACTIONS, CONTENT, INFORMATION, OR DATA OF THIRD PARTIES, AND YOU RELEASE US, OUR DIRECTORS, OFFICERS, EMPLOYEES, AND AGENTS FROM ANY CLAIMS AND DAMAGES, KNOWN AND UNKNOWN, ARISING OUT OF OR IN ANY WAY CONNECTED WITH ANY CLAIM YOU HAVE AGAINST ANY SUCH THIRD PARTIES. WE WILL NOT BE LIABLE TO YOU FOR ANY LOST PROFITS OR OTHER CONSEQUENTIAL, SPECIAL, INDIRECT, OR INCIDENTAL DAMAGES ARISING OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH THIS STATEMENT OR BOL.

This Statement makes up the entire agreement between the parties regarding BOL, and supersedes any prior agreements.If any portion of this Statement is found to be unenforceable, the remaining portion will remain in full force and effect.If we fail to enforce any of this Statement, it will not be considered a waiver.Any amendment to or waiver of this Statement must be made in writing and signed by us.You will not transfer any of your rights or obligations under this Statement to anyone else without our consent.All of our rights and obligations under this Statement are freely assignable by us in connection with a merger, acquisition, or sale of assets, or by operation of law or otherwise.Nothing in this Statement shall prevent us from complying with the law.This Statement does not confer any third party beneficiary rights.We reserve all rights not expressly granted to you.You will comply with all applicable laws when using or accessing BOL.