Terms and Conditions

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The information provided using this website is only intended to be general summary information to the public. It is not intended to take the place of either the written law or regulations.

News content and other materials meant for public use will be posted to the BIA website if they were developed by or for the BIA by BIA members (Please see “About the BIA” for more details.). BIA will also share press releases and other materials relating to The BRAIN Initiative® from other sources, of which the original authors are protected by copyright.

Acceptance of terms:
By accessing this website, you agree to be bound by these Terms and Conditions and all applicable laws and regulations, and agree that you are responsible for compliance with these Terms and Conditions, all applicable laws and regulations. If you do not agree with any of the provisions of these Terms and Conditions, please do not use or access this site. The materials contained in this website are protected by applicable copyright and trademark law.

Modifications of terms of use:
Amendments to these Terms and Conditions may be made and effected by us at our discretion from time to time and will become effective immediately when posted to the site unless otherwise specified. The Terms and Conditions currently posted on the website reflect the latest version, and you should carefully review the same before you use our site.

Use of the site and description of service:
The goal of braininitiative.org is to provide information about The BRAIN Initiative® and the research areas it supports. This includes gathering and publicizing information and resources from multiple federal and non-federal websites.

Intellectual property rights:
All content on this site is the property of the BRAIN Initiative Alliance or its affiliates, licensors or third party content providers, including our visitors. The BIA reserves all right and title to all original and copyrightable materials on the site of which we are the author or for which we have otherwise obtained title, including but not limited to the text, design, manuals, information, content, graphics, images, pictures, sound and other files, and the selection, compilation and arrangement thereof in its collective sense.

You will not copy, modify, redistribute, broadcast, publish, adapt, translate, prepare derivative works from, commercially exploit, sell, license, decompile, reverse engineer, disassemble or otherwise attempt to derive source code from any of our services, software, content or documentation, or create or attempt to create a substitute or similar service or product through use of or access to this site or any related site or proprietary information related thereto, without our prior written consent. Reprinting or any other public display of our original content without express written permission is prohibited. Furthermore, you may not remove or obscure the copyright notice or any other notices contained in the site or in anything retrieved or downloaded from it.

The names, trademarks, service marks and design marks (including logos) used on this site are the property of the BIA or its members, affiliates, licensors or third party content providers, and you will not use any such name or mark in any advertising or publicity or otherwise to indicate the sponsorship of or affiliation with any product or service, without the prior written consent of the owner of any such name or mark.


Acknowledgment of user rights:

The Web allows people throughout the world to share valuable information, ideas and creative works. To ensure continued open access to such materials, we all need to protect the rights of those who share their creations with us. You own the original content created or stored by you. However, by and through your use of the services and tools provided by this site, including making any posting to any part of this site, you hereby grant us permission to access, use, adapt, copy, distribute, store, transmit, reformat and publicly display your content as required for the purpose of providing our services and tools to you and other visitors to http://braininitiative.org/.


Revisions and errata; non-reliance; and waiver of liability:

WE DO NOT WARRANT THAT ANY OF THE MATERIALS ON OUR WEBSITE ARE ACCURATE, COMPLETE OR CURRENT, OR THAT THE SITE WILL OPERATE ERROR-FREE OR WITHOUT INTERRUPTION. WE SHALL NOT BE LIABLE TO YOU OR ANY THIRD PARTY FOR ANY LOSS OR DAMAGE OF ANY KIND ARISING FROM YOUR USE OF THIS SITE, OR YOUR DISSEMINATION OF OR RELIANCE ON ANY CONTENT CONTAINED ON THIS SITE, AND YOU HEREBY WAIVE ANY CLAIM AGAINST US AND OUR EMPLOYEES, OFFICERS, DIRECTORS AND AGENTS REGARDING YOUR USE OF, DISSEMINATION OF OR RELIANCE ON THIS SITE. You should direct any concern about any other website to that site’s website administrator or webmaster, by emailing info@braininitiative.org. We are committed to conducting our site in accordance with these principles in order to ensure that the confidentiality of personal information is protected and maintained. You will immediately notify us by using the “Contact Us” page if you learn that your information has been lost or stolen, or you learn of any unauthorized use of your information. We are not liable for any loss or damage from your failure to comply with our privacy policy.