Welcome to the Internet Sites of the BioTask, Biotecnologia Lda.
BY USING A BioTask SITE, YOU SIGNIFY YOUR AGREEMENT TO ALL TERMS, CONDITIONS, AND NOTICES CONTAINED OR REFERENCED IN THESE TERMS & CONDITIONS (THE "TERMS & CONDITIONS" OR "TERMS") ON OUR SITES. IF YOU DO NOT AGREE TO THESE TERMS & CONDITIONS YOU ARE NOT AUTHORIZED TO USE BIO SITES. WE RESERVE THE RIGHT, AT OUR DISCRETION, TO CHANGE, MODIFY, ADD TO, OR REMOVE PORTIONS OF THESE TERMS AT ANY TIME WITHOUT NOTICE. PLEASE CHECK THE TERMS PERIODICALLY FOR CHANGES. YOUR CONTINUED USE OF BIO SITES FOLLOWING THE POSTING OF ANY CHANGES TO THESE TERMS CONSTITUTES ACCEPTANCE OF THOSE CHANGES.
Some BioTask Sites or areas of Sites may have different terms and conditions posted. Any such terms will not vary or replace these Terms & Conditions regarding the use of BioTask Sites, unless they expressly state otherwise. Additionally, a BioTask Site may contain page(s) or areas with their own Terms & Conditions, in addition to those listed here, which you should review and with which you must agree in order to use those areas.
COPYRIGHT, TRADEMARKS AND RESTRICTIONS
BioTask Sites and their contents are protected pursuant to international copyright laws. All materials published on BioTask Sites are the copyrighted property of BioTask or any affiliated company, third party licensors, or the party credited. BioTask claims no copyright in any government or other public domain content that may be on our sites. All trademarks, service marks and trade names, including but not limited to the BioTask mark, as well as other marks, owned by BioTask are protected by state and international trademark law. All other trademarks appearing on BioTask Sites are the property of their respective owners.
Except where otherwise noted, permission to use Materials (such as white papers, press releases, datasheets, and FAQs) from BioTask Sites is granted, provided that (1) none of the copyright, trademark, or other proprietary notices are removed, (2) the Materials are not edited or modified in any way without prior written consent, (3) use of such Materials from the BioTask Site is for informational and non-commercial or personal use only and may not be used in a misleading or deceptive manner, and (4) you do not use any Materials, without express written permission, in a manner that suggests an association with any of our groups, services, conferences, conventions, programs, initiatives or other activities. Further, you agree to abide by all additional copyright notices, information, or restrictions contained in any material or content on the BioTask Sites.
Materials specified above do not include any BioTask trademarks, service marks or other protected intellectual property, including the design or layout of the BioTask Sites or any other BioTask owned, operated, licensed, or controlled site, which remain owned and protected by BioTask.
LINKING TO BioTask SITES
BioTask has no objection to links made from other sites to BioTask Sites, provided that you comply with the following requirements:
* You may not frame or alter the appearance of BioTask Sites.
* You may not state or imply that BioTask endorses, sponsors or otherwise approves your site or any other sites.
* You may not use any BioTask Trademarks or logos without prior written consent.
* In view of the dynamic nature of the Internet, and the possibility of updates and changes, we request that your link enter BioTask Sites at their home pages.
* You must abide by all of the other BioTask Terms and Conditions of use set forth herein.
* Due to the diverse nature of our web activities, websites within the BioTask Internet family may have linking policies that differ from this policy. In such cases, the linking policy of the particular BioTask Site will be posted, and will supersede the Terms regarding linking to BioTask Sites of this document.
If you have any questions regarding this notice, please send a E-mail to [BioTask@BioTask.pt].
FORUMS, E-MAIL, AND PUBLIC COMMUNICATION
BioTask Sites may include forums, chat rooms, e-mail function, or other areas (collectively "Forums"), where users can post or exchange information, ideas, opinions, photographs, images, videos, creative works or any other materials (collectively "Messages") with other users of the Site or the Internet. In no event shall BioTask assume or have any responsibility or liability for any Messages posted on Forums or for any claims, damages or losses resulting from their use or appearance on a BioTask Site.
BioTask does not control Messages delivered to Forums, and BioTask has no obligation to monitor such Forums. If at any time BioTask chooses, in its sole discretion, to monitor the Forums, BioTask nonetheless assumes no responsibility for the content of the Messages, no obligation to modify or remove any inappropriate Messages, and no responsibility for the conduct of the user submitting any Messages.
The Messages do not necessarily reflect the views of BioTask and are not necessarily reviewed prior to posting. BioTask makes no warranties, express or implied, as to the content of the Messages in the Forums or the accuracy or reliability of any Messages and other materials in the Forums. BioTask reserves the right at all times to disclose any information (including the identity of the persons providing information or materials on its Forums) as necessary to satisfy any law, regulation, or governmental request. Further, BioTask reserves the right to restrict, prohibit your use, and remove or edit Messages from any Forum at any time, for any reason.
By posting Messages (including but not limited to acts of uploading files, inputting data, or engaging in any other form of communication) through Forums, you are granting BioTask a royalty-free, perpetual, non-exclusive, unrestricted, worldwide license to use, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish, translate, publicly perform and display, create derivative works from and distribute such materials and/or ideas or incorporate such materials and/or ideas into any form, medium, or technology now known or later developed throughout the universe, and that all so-called "moral rights" to such Messages have been waived. This grant of rights means that such Messages will be owned by BioTask, and may be used without any payment to, or further authorization by you. The foregoing grants shall include the right to exploit any proprietary rights in such communication, including but not limited to rights under copyright, trademark, service mark, or patent laws under any relevant jurisdiction.
RULES OF CONDUCT
It is a condition of your use of Forums and BioTask Sites that you do not:
* Use any Forums or BioTask Sites for any illegal purposes (or to solicit any illegal act) including, but not limited to, violating applicable antitrust laws and regulations.
* Restrict or inhibit any other user from using and enjoying the Forums or BioTask Sites;
* Post or transmit an unlawful, threatening, abusive, libelous, defamatory, obscene, vulgar, harassing, pornographic, profane, or indecent information of any kind, including images and language or unlawful material or any material that could constitute or encourage conduct that would be considered a criminal offense or give rise to civil liability, or otherwise violate any law;
* Post or transmit any message with bigoted, hateful, or racially offensive statements;
* Post any message that solicits gambling or engage in any gambling activity;
* Transmit or upload any information, software or other material that violates or infringes on the rights of others, including material that is an invasion of privacy or publicity rights or that is protected by copyright, trademark or other proprietary right, or derivative works with respect thereto, without first obtaining permission from the owner or rightful holder;
* Post or distribute any software or other materials that contain a virus or other harmful component;
* Advertise or sell or solicit to others;
* Use the site or its services for the purposes of sending junk email, chain letters, duplicative or unsolicited messages or "spamming," or in connection with contests, surveys, or pyramid schemes;
* Try to gain unauthorized access to an BioTask Site, other users' accounts, or computers connected to the BioTask Site though password mining or other means;
* Interfere with another user's use and enjoyment of a BioTask Site or any other individual's use and enjoyment of related services
If at any time you are not happy with the Forums or object to any material within Forums, your sole remedy is to cease using them.
CONTESTS AND SWEEPSTAKES, AUCTIONS, AND OTHER ACTIVITIES
BioTask Sites may contain certain activities including, without limitation, e-mail services, registration, contests, sweepstakes, and auctions (collectively "Contests"). Each Contest has its own rules, which you must read and agree to before you may enter.
THIRD PARTY CONTENT AND LINKS TO OTHER SITES
At certain places on BioTask Sites, users may be able to link to other Internet addresses. These other sites are not under the control of BioTask, and you acknowledge that BIO is not responsible for the accuracy, copyright compliance, legality, decency, or any other aspect of such sites. The inclusion of such a link does not imply endorsement of the site by BioTask or any association with its operators. Use of any information on BioTask Sites or obtained from linked addresses is voluntary and reliance on it should only be undertaken after an independent review. A link or reference herein to any specific commercial product, process or service by trademark name, trademark, service mark, manufacturer or otherwise does not constitute or imply endorsement, recommendation or favoring by BioTask.
User access and use of BioTask Sites, or portions thereof may be restricted through the use of a login and password registration mechanism or similar process (collectively "User Account"). You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your User Account, and are fully responsible for all activities that occur under your User Account. You agree to (a) immediately notify BioTask of any unauthorized use of your User Account or any other breach of security, and (b) ensure that you exit from restricted areas at the end of each session. We will not be liable for any loss or damage arising from your failure to comply with this provision.
We may change, suspend or discontinue any aspect of our online services at any time, including the availability of any feature, database, or content available at a BioTask Site. BioTask also may impose limits on certain features and services or restrict your access to parts or all of a BioTask Site(s) without notice or liability.
PRIVACY AND SECURITY
NOTICE AND PROCEDURE FOR MAKING CLAIMS OF COPYRIGHT INFRINGEMENT
We may give notice to our users by means of a general notice on any BioTask Site, electronic mail to a user's e-mail address in our records, or by written communication sent by first-class mail to a user's address in our records.
BioTask respects the rights of copyright holders and we ask our users to do the same.
NO LEGAL ADVICE
Nothing contained on BioTask Sites is intended as, nor shall be construed as, legal advice, guidance, or interpretation. No attorney-client relationship is established between BioTask and you by your using BioTask Sites. The information provided on BioTask Sites is for general informational purposes only, and questions about any law, statute, or regulation should be directed to an attorney with expertise in the relevant area.
BioTask SITES AND ALL MATERIALS, INFORMATION, SOFTWARE, PRODUCTS, AND SERVICES INCLUDED IN OR AVAILABLE THROUGH BioTask SITES (THE "CONTENT") ARE PROVIDED "AS IS" AND "AS AVAILABLE" FOR YOUR USE. BioTask SITES INCLUDING CONTENT ARE PROVIDED WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, OR NONINFRINGEMENT. BioTask, ITS MEMBERS, ANY AFFILIATED COMPANIES, ITS LICENSORS, AND ITS EMPLOYEES DO NOT WARRANT THAT BioTask SITES AND CONTENT ARE ACCURATE, COMPLETE, RELIABLE, CORRECT, OR FREE FROM ERROR OR OMISSIONS; THAT BioTask SITES WILL BE AVAILABLE AT ANY PARTICULAR TIME OR LOCATION; THAT ANY DEFECTS OR ERRORS WILL BE CORRECTED; OR THAT BioTask SITES AND CONTENT ARE FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS. FURTHERMORE, BioTask, AND ON BEHALF OF ITS MEMBERS, ANY AFFILIATED COMPANIES, ITS LICENSORS, AND ITS EMPLOYEES HEREBY EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMS ANY AND ALL WARRANTIES OF TITLE AND/OR NON-INFRINGEMENT RELATED TO BioTask SITES. YOUR USE OF BioTask SITES IS SOLELY AT YOUR OWN RISK.
LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES SHALL BioTask, ITS MEMBERS, ANY AFFILIATED COMPANIES, ITS LICENSORS, AND ITS EMPLOYEES BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, PUNITIVE, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES RELATED TO YOUR VIOLATION OF THESE TERMS OR THAT RESULT FROM THE USE OF, OR INABILITY TO USE, BioTask SITES. THIS LIMITATION APPLIES WHETHER THE ALLEGED LIABILITY IS BASED ON CONTRACT, TORT, NEGLIGENCE, STRICT LIABILITY, OR ANY OTHER BASIS, EVEN IF BioTask HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGE. BECAUSE SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OR LIMITATION OF INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, BioTaskS LIABILITY IN SUCH JURISDICTIONS SHALL BE LIMITED BUT ONLY TO THE EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.
You agree to indemnify and hold harmless and upon request defend, BioTask, its members, any affiliated companies, its licensors, and its employees from all liabilities, claims, and expenses, including attorney's fees, that arise from your use or misuse of BioTask Sites and/or breach of these Terms. BioTask reserves the right, at it own expense, to assume the exclusive defense and control of any matter otherwise subject to indemnification by you, in which event you will cooperate with the BioTask in asserting any available defenses.
We make no representation that these materials are appropriate or available for use in any particular location. If you use a BioTask Site, you are responsible for compliance with applicable laws. By downloading or using content or features of a BioTask Site, you assume the responsibility for doing so in compliance with the law that applies in jurisdiction(s) where you are located.
BioTask makes no representation that materials on BioTask Sites are appropriate or available for use in locations outside Portugal, and accessing them from territories where their contents are illegal is prohibited. Those who choose to access BioTask Sites from other locations do so on their own initiative and are responsible for compliance with local laws.
CHOICE OF LAW AND FORUM
Users of a BioTask Site agree and submit to the jurisdiction of such courts for the purpose of litigating any claim or action related to this Agreement.
SEVERABILITY AND INTEGRATION
Unless otherwise specified herein or expressly stated on a relevant BioTask Site, these terms constitute the entire agreement between you and BioTask with respect to BioTask Sites and supersedes all prior or contemporaneous communications and proposals (whether oral, written, or electronic) between you and BioTask with respect to BioTask Sites. If any part of these Terms & Conditions or terms specific to a BioTask Site is held invalid or unenforceable, then the remaining portions shall remain in full force and effect.
The section titles in the Terms are for convenience only and have no legal or contractual effect.
BioTask reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to terminate your access to all BioTask Sites, a specific BioTask Site, or an area of a BioTask Site immediately and without notice. If you have any problems with these Terms & Conditions or with a BioTask Site, your sole and exclusive remedy is to cease using the website(s).
In the event that your access terminates as provided herein or you cease using a BioTask Site(s), these Terms & Conditions shall survive.
If you have any questions regarding these Terms & Conditions, please contact us at [BioTask@BioTask.pt].
BioTask, Biotecnologia Lda. Avenida Jorge M. V. Pereira, Bloco 4-D, 2560-232-Torres Vedras, Portugal Tel: (351) 261 323 013 E-Mail: BioTask@BioTask.pt
These Terms & Conditions were last updated on March 28, 2017.