CRISPResso2 Term and Conditions
CRISPResso2 is made available for free to academic researchers under this limited license for non-commercial use. If you plan to use the CRISPResso2 for-profit, you will need to purchase a license. Please contact email@example.com for more information.
END USER LICENSE AGREEMENT
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BY USING THIS SOFTWARE TOOL YOU ATTEST TO (I) BEING AN ACADEMIC RESEARCHER, (II) USING IT SOLELY FOR RESEARCH PURPOSES AND (III) YOUR ACCEPTANCE OF THE END USER LICENSE AGREEMENT.
As used herein, the term "you" or "your" means any individual or entity accessing this site or using the software tool "CRISPResso2" (the "Software Tool") pursuant to this End-User License Agreement ("EULA").
2. License to Use.
The Software Tool is free for your use subject to the terms and conditions set forth below. The General Hospital Corporation, dba Massachusetts General Hospital ("MGH") reserves the right to change, from time to time and at its sole discretion, this EULA. Your continued use of the Software Tool after any such modification constitutes your agreement and acceptance of such changes.
MGH owns all right, title and interest in the Software Tool. MGH grants to you, the "Licensee," a royalty-free, non-exclusive, non-transferable, revocable license to use the Software Tool for non-commercial research or academic purposes only; it is NOT made available here as a free tool or download for any commercial or clinical use. You may not copy or distribute the Software Tool in any form. This license is limited to the individual that accesses the Software Tool. No right to sublicense or assign this EULA is granted herein.
The Software Tool optionally makes calls to unmodified versions of
FLASh (https://ccb.jhu.edu/software/FLASH/) and
Trimmomatic (http://www.usadellab.org/cms/?page=trimmomatic) software, both of which are covered under their own licenses (GPLv3).
By using this Software Tool, you agree to allow MGH the right to collect data and statistics (i) on system usage patterns and (ii) to improve this Software Tool.
3. Limitations on Use.
THE SOFTWARE TOOL HAS NOT BEEN REGISTERED OR APPROVED BY THE U.S. FOOD AND DRUG AGENCY, OR ANY OTHER GOVERNMENTAL AGENCY. THE SOFTWARE TOOL MAY BE USED ONLY AS A REFERENCE TOOL AND FOR CLINICAL EDUCATION, SIMILAR TO THE USE OF A TEXTBOOK OR A JOURNAL ARTICLE. THE SOFTWARE TOOL SHALL NOT BE USED AS A DIAGNOSTIC DECISION MAKING SYSTEM AND MUST NOT BE USED TO MAKE A CLINICAL DIAGNOSIS OR REPLACE OR OVERRULE A LICENSED HEALTH CARE PROFESSIONAL'S JUDGMENT OR CLINICAL DIAGNOSIS.
4. Disclaimer of Warranties.
TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, MGH PROVIDES THE SOFTWARE TOOL "AS IS" AND "AS AVAILABLE" WITH ALL FAULTS, ERRORS AND DEFECTS, AND NEITHER MGH NOR ANY OF ITS PERSONNEL NOR ANY OF ITS AFFILIATES IS RESPONSIBLE FOR ENSURING THAT ANY USE OF SOFTWARE TOOL WILL BE CLINICALLY SOUND, WITHOUT ERROR, UNINTERRUPTED OR OTHERWISE SUCCESSFUL. THE RIGHTS GRANTED IN THIS EULA ARE MADE AVAILABLE WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESSED OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, TITLE AND NON-INFRINGEMENT.
5. Limitation of Liability.
TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, MGH SHALL NOT BE LIABLE TO YOU FOR ANY INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES (INCLUDING, BUT WITHOUT LIMITATION, ANY DAMAGES RESULTING FROM LOSS OF USE OR LOST BUSINESS, REVENUE, PROFITS, DATA OR GOODWILL) ARISING IN CONNECTION WITH YOUR USE OF THE SOFTWARE TOOL OR OTHERWISE, WHETHER IN AN ACTION IN CONTRACT, TORT, STRICT LIABILITY, NEGLIGENCE OR OTHERWISE, EVEN IF ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES.
You agree to defend, indemnify and hold harmless MGH and its affiliates, trustees, officers, employees, staff members, agents or contractors from and against any claim, charge, demand, action or suit, whether in contract, tort, strict liability, negligence or otherwise, for any and all losses, costs, charges, claims, demands, fees, expenses or damages of any nature or kind arising out of, connected with or resulting from (i) the use of the Software Tool by you, your affiliates, employees, staff, faculty, students, agents or (ii) relating in any way to this EULA.
In consideration of MGH providing access to the Software Tool free of charge, you agree not to bring any claim, lawsuit, or action ("Claim") for any damages, costs, liabilities, settlement amounts and/or expenses (including attorneys' fees) against MGH or its affiliates, trustees, officers, employees, staff members, agents or contractors arising out of or related to your use of the Software Tool.
7. No Other Rights.
You do not have the right to use the name, trademark, service mark, logo or other identifying characteristics of MGH or any of its affiliates or employees. All rights not expressly granted herein are reserved by MGH.
MGH may terminate your access to and use of the Software Tool at any time, with or without notice, for any reason or for no reason at all.
8. Governing Law.
The construction and performance of this EULA will be governed by the laws of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, without regard to conflicts of laws principles.
9. Entire Agreement.
This EULA sets forth all of the covenants, provisions, agreements, conditions, and understandings between the parties regarding the subject matter herein, and there are no covenants, promises, agreements, conditions, or understandings, either oral or written, between them other than those set forth herein.
Should you have any concerns regarding this EULA contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.