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We, LION bioscience AG, a German company based in Heidelberg, own the SRS data integration
software (the "System") and the related services offered by the System to query and search various third
party scientific databases for data and to view the results of your searches and queries (collectively, the
"Services"). You may only use the System and the Services if you have obtained a valid license
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YOU MAY ONLY ACCESS OR USE THE SYSTEM AND SERVICES FROM A SITE OF AN ACADEMIC
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We, LION bioscience AG, a German company based in Heidelberg, own the System and the Services
and we are pleased to give you access to the System and the Services from this authorized Site free of
charge, provided however that we make the System and Services available to you only on this
authorized Site and only for your personal academic and non-commercial research uses and
purposes. ANY COMMERCIAL, FOR-PROFIT AND NON-ACADEMIC USE OF THE SYSTEM AND
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searches you perform using the System and the Services and the results of these queries or searches.
You understand that you have no proprietary or ownership rights to these queries or searches or the
results of these queries or searches and that we do not assure or guarantee the confidentiality of your
searches or queries or the results of these searches or queries using the System or the Services. We
may duplicate or use your queries or searches and the results of your queries or searches in our
discretion, including for any commercial gain or purposes.
Should you provide us with feedback with respect to the System or the Services, the content of this
feedback, whether in the form of questions, comments, suggestions or otherwise, will be deemed to be
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to use any information, ideas, concepts, know-how, or techniques contained in this information for any
purpose whatsoever and to reproduce, use, disclose, and distribute this information to third parties
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RESPONSIBILITY FOR THE ACCURACY, COMPLETENESS, OR USEFULNESS OF ANY
DATABASES, DATA, INFORMATION OR TOOLS AVAILABLE BY USING THE SYSTEM OR THE
SERVICES. THE DATABASES, DATA AND INFORMATION ACCESSED THROUGH THE SYSTEM
AND THE SERVICES CHANGE CONSTANTLY AND NO SEARCHING OR INDEXING TECHNIQUES
CAN POSSIBLY INCLUDE ALL DATA AND DATABASES THAT MAY BE ACCESSIBLE THROUGH THE
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GUARANTEE THAT YOUR SEARCH RESULTS WILL BE COMPLETE OR ACCURATE OR THAT THE
LINKS ASSOCIATED WITH THE INDEXED DATAPOINTS WILL BE COMPLETE OR ACCURATE OR
ACTIVE AT THE TIME OF YOUR SEARCH. THE INFORMATION, DATA AND DATABASES
ACCESSED THROUGH THE SYSTEM ARE DEVELEOPED AND MAINTAINED BY PEOPLE WE DO
NOT CONTROL. FOR THESE REASONS, WE ASSUME NO RESPONSIBILITY FOR ANY
INFORMATION, DATA OR THE CONTENT OF ANY DATABASE ACCESSED THROUGH THE SYSTEM
OR THE SERVICES, AND ARE NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY ERRORS OR OMISSIONS
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TO RETRIEVE OR LOCATE ALL DATA OR INFORMATION RESPONSIVE TO YOUR SEARCH OR
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THE RIGHT AND AUTHORIZATION TO ACCESS AND QUERY OR SEARCH THIRD PARTY
DATABASES AND TO VIEW THE RESULTS OF THESE QUERIES AND SEARCHES USING THE
SYSTEM AND THE SERVICES. YOUR ACCESS AND USE OF THIRD PARTY DATABASES AND
DATA, WHETHER FROM OR THROUGH THE SYSTEM OR SERVICES OR OTHERWISE, MAY BE
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SERVICES IS AT YOU OWN RISK. YOU AGREE TO OBTAIN ANY AUTHORIZATIONS OR LICENSES
TO ACCESS, SEARCH AND USE EACH OF THESE THIRD PARTY DATABASES FROM THEIR
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unenforceable, the remainder of these Terms, or the application of such provisions to persons or
circumstances as to which it is not held to be invalid or unenforceable, shall not be affected thereby, and
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hereby consent to the exclusive jurisdiction and venue of courts in Cambridge, Massachusetts, U.S.A.,
regarding any and all disputes relating to these Terms, your use of the System or the Services. No waiver
of these Terms will be valid, except in the event that the waiver is in writing and signed by a corporate
obligation thereunder is prevented, restricted or interfered with by any act or condition whatsoever beyond
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