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OakLabs GmbH created the interactive platform (“Site”) PCRdrive from and for PCR users. It provides website features (“Services”) enabling researchers and scientists to efficiently plan, organise and manage all their PCR-related lab routines. Furthermore it connects them to other scientists and experienced global players in the industry for getting all information needed for their daily work. OakLabs GmbH provides the PCRdrive Site and Services subject to following conditions.
Unless otherwise agreed to, your access and use of the PCRdrive Site, or any Services provided, PCRdrive Services, are subject to these conditions (“TOU”). Your use of Site and Services may also be subject to the PCRdrive Private policy, disclaimers, legal notices, or other legal agreements, which may posted on the PCRdrive Site where applicable. Whenever there is a conflict between the terms in this TOU and the Additional Legal Terms, the terms in the Additional Legal Terms shall control. By accessing or using Site and/or Services, you accept and agree the terms of this TOU. If you do not agree to the terms of this TOU, you must not attempt to access or use PCRdrive Site and/or Services.
We reserve the right, at our sole discretion, to change or modify the TOU at any time. If we do so, we will post the changes to the TOU on this page and will indicate at the top of this page the date these terms were last revised. Your continued use of the Site and/or Services after any such changes constitutes your acceptance of the modified TOU. If you do not agree to abide by the TOU, do not use or access (or continue to use or access) the Site and/or Service. It is your responsibility to regularly check for changes to these TOU and to review such changes. Nothing in these TOU shall be deemed to confer any third-party rights or benefits to you.
When you use the Service, you agree to
The following Terms govern the content of the PCRdrive Service
Content that you post
You are solely responsible for all information, including but not limited to, photos, profiles (including your name, image, and likeness), messages, notes, text, information, audio, video (collectively "User Content") that you upload, publish or display (hereinafter, "post") on or through the Service, or transmit to or share with other Members. You may not post, transmit, or share User Content on the Service that you did not create or that you do not have permission to post. You understand and agree that we may, but are not obligated to, review and delete or remove (without notice) any content in our sole discretion. You are solely responsible at your cost and expense for creating backup copies and replacing any User Content you post or store on or through the Service. You represent, warrant and agree that no materials of any kind submitted through your account or otherwise posted, transmitted, or shared by you on or through the Service will violate or infringe upon the rights of any third party, including copyright, trademark, privacy, publicity or other personal or proprietary rights; or contain libelous, defamatory or otherwise unlawful material.
All content on the Site and available through the Service, including designs, text, graphics, pictures, video, information, applications, software, audio, sound and other files, and their selection and arrangement (the "Site Content"), are the proprietary property of OakLabs GmbH, its Members or its licensors with all rights reserved. You may not modify, copy, distribute, frame, reproduce, republish, download, scrape, display, post, transmit, or sell in any form or by any means, in whole or in part, any Site Content without OakLabs GmbH's prior written permission. The foregoing does not apply to your own User Content that you legally post through the Services.
Your license to OakLabs GmbH
OakLabs GmbH does not assert any ownership over your User Content; rather, as between us and you, subject to the rights granted to us in these TOU, you retain full ownership of all of your User Content and any intellectual property rights or other proprietary rights associated with your User Content. However, OakLabs GmbH needs certain rights to and in User Content in order to make the Services available. Accordingly, you grant to OakLabs GmbH a non-exclusive, royalty-free, perpetual, world-wide, transferable license with the right to grant sublicenses through multiple tiers of sublicensees to publicly display, publicly perform, distribute, store, transcode, syndicate, broadcast, reproduce, edit, modify, create derivative works, and otherwise use and reuse your User Content (or any portions or derivative works thereof) in any manner, in any medium, for any purpose to the extent required to render or deliver the Services. This license enables OakLabs GmbH to provide the Services and provide access to User Content as you request in connection with the operation of the Services and is not intended to otherwise limit your rights to your User Content. OakLabs GmbH reserves the right to display advertisements in connection with User Content and to use User Content for advertising and promotional purposes. You may remove your User Content from the Site and/or Services at any time. If you choose to remove your User Content, you acknowledge that OakLabs GmbH may retain archived copies of that User Content.
Content posted on community pages
If you choose to upload, post, display or otherwise make available User Content to our Lab or Community pages, you hereby grant each Member and User of the Services that has access to your Lab page or the Community pages a non-exclusive, royalty-free license to access your User Content through the Site, and to use and display such User Content as permitted through the functionality of the Site and under these Terms.
OakLabs GmbH's license to you
Third party content
Misuse of content
OakLabs GmbH may restrict, suspend or terminate any Member or User's access to all or any part of the Site and/or Service at any time, for any or no reason, with our without notice and with no liability to OakLabs GmbH. Any use of the Service and/or the Site Content other than as specifically authorized herein, without the prior written permission of OakLabs GmbH, is strictly prohibited and will terminate the license granted by OakLabs GmbH herein. Such unauthorized use may also violate applicable laws including copyright and trademark laws and applicable communications regulations and statutes, for which you are solely responsible.
OakLabs GmbH does not endorse any User Content or any opinion, recommendation, or advice expressed therein, and OakLabs GmbH expressly disclaims any and all liability in connection with User Content. Furthermore OakLabs GmbH is not responsible for the accuracy, usefulness, safety, confidentiality or intellectual property rights of or relating to such User Content. You further understand and acknowledge that you may be exposed to User Content that is inaccurate, offensive, indecent, or objectionable, and you agree to waive, and hereby do waive, any legal or equitable rights or remedies you have or may have against OakLabs GmbH with respect thereto.
You agree not to use the Service or the Site to:
In the event you are in breach with the TOU, OakLabs may, at its sole discretion, suspend or terminate your account and refuse you any current or future use of the Site and the Services.
All Intellectual Proprietary Rights to any content of the Site and Services, including without limitation the FAQs, newsletters, product information, software, scripts, interactive features, products, services and the like ("Web site Content") and the trademarks, service marks and logos contained therein ("Marks"), shall belong to OakLabs GmbH. Nothing in this TOU shall be deemed to give you the right to modify, copy, distribute, transmit, display, perform, reproduce, publish, license, create derivative works from, transfer, or sell any of this content for any reason unless otherwise permitted by law.
Unauthorized copying, distribution, modification, public display, or public performance of copyrighted works is an infringement of the copyright holders rights. You agree that you will not use the Site and/or Services to infringe the Intellectual Property Rights of OakLabs GmbH or any others.
If you are a copyright holder and believe that any Content infringes upon your copyright, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org with detailed information.
You are solely responsible for your interactions with other PCRdrive Members and Users. We reserve the right, but have no obligation, to monitor and adjudicate disputes between you and other Members and Users.
OakLabs GmbH is not responsible or liable for any User Content or Third Party Applications, Software or Content posted on the Site or in connection with the Service. Although we provide rules for Members and User conduct and postings, we do not control and are not responsible for what Members or Users post, transmit or share on the Site and are not responsible for any offensive, inappropriate, obscene, unlawful or otherwise objectionable Site Content. The Site and the Service may be temporarily unavailable from time to time for maintenance or other reasons. OakLabs GmbH assumes no responsibility for any error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation or transmission, communications line failure, data loss, theft or destruction or unauthorized access to, or alteration of, Member communications. OakLabs GmbH is not responsible for any technical malfunction or other problems of any telephone network or service, computer systems, servers or providers, computer or mobile phone equipment, software, failure of email or players on account of technical problems or traffic congestion on the Internet or at any Site or combination thereof, including injury or damage to Members's of User's or to any other person's computer, mobile phone, or other hardware or software, related to or resulting from using or downloading materials in connection with the Web and/or in connection with the Service, including any Mobile Client software. Under no circumstances will OakLabs GmbH be responsible for any loss or damage, including any loss or damage to any User Content or personal injury or death, resulting from anyone's use of the Site or the Service, any User Content or Third Party Applications, Software or Content posted on or through the Site or the Service or transmitted to Members or Users, or any interactions between users or Members of the Site, whether online or offline. OakLabs GmbH CANNOT GUARANTEE AND DOES NOT PROMISE ANY SPECIFIC RESULTS FROM USE OF THE SITE AND/OR THE SERVICE AND/OR ANY PLATFORM APPLICATIONS. OakLabs GmbH DOES NOT REPRESENT OR WARRANT THAT SOFTWARE, CONTENT OR MATERIALS ON THE SITE, THE SERVICE OR ANY PLATFORM APPLICATIONS ARE ACCURATE, COMPLETE, RELIABLE, CURRENT OR ERROR-FREE OR THAT THE SITE OR SERVICE ITS SERVERS, OR ANY PLATFORM APPLICATIONS ARE FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS. THEREFORE, YOU SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION IN THE USE AND DOWNLOADING OF ANY SUCH SOFTWARE, CONTENT OR MATERIALS AND USE INDUSTRY-RECOGNIZED SOFTWARE TO DETECT AND DISINFECT VIRUSES. WITHOUT LIMITING THE FOREGOING, YOU UNDERSTAND AND AGREE THAT YOU DOWNLOAD OR OTHERWISE OBTAIN CONTENT, MATERIAL, DATA OR SOFTWARE (INCLUDING ANY MOBILE CLIENT) FROM OR THROUGH THE SERVICE AND ANY PLATFORM APPLICATIONS AT YOUR OWN DISCRETION AND RISK AND THAT YOU WILL BE SOLELY RESPONSIBLE FOR YOUR USE THEREOF AND ANY DAMAGES TO YOUR MOBILE DEVICE OR COMPUTER SYSTEM, LOSS OF DATA OR OTHER HARM OF ANY KIND THAT MAY RESULT. OakLabs GmbH reserves the right to change any and all content, software and other items used or contained in the Site and any Services and Platform Applications offered through the Site at any time without notice. Reference to any products, services, processes or other information, by trade name, trademark, manufacturer, supplier or otherwise does not constitute or imply endorsement, sponsorship or recommendation thereof, or any affiliation therewith, by OakLabs GmbH.
IN NO EVENT WILL OakLabs GmbH OR ITS DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES OR AGENTS BE LIABLE TO YOU OR ANY THIRD PERSON FOR ANY INDIRECT, CONSEQUENTIAL, EXEMPLARY, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES, INCLUDING FOR ANY LOST PROFITS OR LOST DATA ARISING FROM YOUR USE OF THE SITE OR THE SERVICE, ANY PLATFORM APPLICATIONS OR ANY OF THE SITE CONTENT OR OTHER MATERIALS ON, ACCESSED THROUGH OR DOWNLOADED FROM THE SITE, EVEN IF OakLabs GmbH IS AWARE OR HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. NOTWITHSTANDING ANYTHING TO THE CONTRARY CONTAINED HEREIN, OakLabs GmbH's LIABILITY TO YOU FOR ANY CAUSE WHATSOEVER, AND REGARDLESS OF THE FORM OF THE ACTION, WILL AT ALL TIMES BE LIMITED TO THE AMOUNT PAID, IF ANY, BY YOU TO OakLabs GmbH FOR THE SERVICE DURING THE TERM OF MEMBERSHIP, BUT IN NO CASE WILL OakLabs GmbH's LIABILITY TO YOU EXCEED EUR 500. YOU ACKNOWLEDGE THAT IF NO FEES ARE PAID TO OakLabs GmbH FOR THE SERVICE, YOU SHALL BE LIMITED TO INJUNCTIVE RELIEF ONLY, UNLESS OTHERWISE PERMITTED BY LAW, AND SHALL NOT BE ENTITLED TO DAMAGES OF ANY KIND FROM OakLabs GmbH, REGARDLESS OF THE CAUSE OF ACTION. CERTAIN STATE LAWS DO NOT ALLOW LIMITATIONS ON IMPLIED WARRANTIES OR THE EXCLUSION OR LIMITATION OF CERTAIN DAMAGES. IF THESE LAWS APPLY TO YOU, SOME OR ALL OF THE ABOVE DISCLAIMERS, EXCLUSIONS OR LIMITATIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU, AND YOU MAY HAVE ADDITIONAL RIGHTS.
OakLabs GmbH may terminate your membership, delete your profile and any content or information that you have posted on the Site or through any Platform Application and/or prohibit you from using or accessing the Service or the Site or any Platform Application (or any portion, aspect or feature of the Service or the Site or any Platform Application) for any reason, or no reason, at any time in its sole discretion.
This site is created and controlled by OakLabs GmbH in Germany. Therefore, the laws of Germany will govern this TOU without giving effect to any principles of conflicts of laws. You also agree to comply with all laws from the country in which You reside that are applicable to the transmission of data on the internet, including, but, not limited to laws governing the use of encryption and laws governing the transmission of data across international boundaries, into prohibited countries, and containing personally identifiable information.
You acknowledge and agree that any questions, comments, suggestions, ideas, feedback or other information about the Site or the Service ("Submissions"), provided by you to OakLabs GmbH are non-confidential and shall become the sole property of OakLabs GmbH. OakLabs GmbH shall own exclusive rights, including all intellectual property rights, and shall be entitled to the unrestricted use and dissemination of these Submissions for any purpose, commercial or otherwise, without acknowledgment or compensation to you.