Terms of Use

The following Terms of Use outline your obligations when using the Scientific Citations website. You can also review our Privacy Policy, which outlines our obligations and practices towards handling any personal information that you may provide to us.

1. Acceptance of Terms

The website ScientificCitations.org (the “Site”) and other features or services offered by Scientific Citations (collectively, the "Service"), are owned and operated by Scientific Citations, Inc. (“Scientific Citations”), and is accessed by you conditional on your acceptance without modification of the terms, conditions and notices contained herein (the “Terms of Use” or “TOU”).

These terms apply whenever you visit Scientific Citations, whether or not you have chosen to register with us, so please read them carefully. By accessing, using, registering for or receiving services offered on Scientific Citations you are accepting and agreeing to be bound by the Terms.

IF YOU DO NOT ACCEPT AND AGREE TO THE TERMS THEN YOU MUST NOT ACCESS OR USE THE SITE.

2. Modifications of the Terms of Use

We reserve the right, at our sole discretion, to change, modify or otherwise alter these terms and conditions at any time. Such modifications shall become effective immediately upon the posting thereof. You are responsible for reviewing and becoming familiar with any modifications. You can find the most recent version of the TOU at: http://ScientificCitations.org/terms

3. Using the Site

Subject to full compliance with the Terms of Use, Scientific Citations may offer to provide certain services and content (the "Content"), as described more fully on the Site. Scientific Citations may change, suspend or discontinue the Service including any content (including, but not limited to text, user comments, messages, data, information and images) for any reason, at any time, including the availability of any feature or content. Scientific Citations may also impose limits on certain features and services or restrict your access to parts or all of the Service without notice or liability. You should be aware that any content may be removed from the Site with or without notice at any time and reliance on their continued availability is at the user's risk.

Users, whether or not registered, must be over 13 years of age. If you are under 16, you must first obtain the consent of your parent or guardian to use or register with the Site.

You may view the content and applications available on the Site for your private non-commercial use. You may occasionally print individual webpages on the Site for your private non-commercial use, provided that such printing is not substantial or systematic and our trade marks, and copyright and trade mark notices, are not removed.

Unless otherwise stated in these Terms, you must not (whether directly or indirectly) distribute, transmit, syndicate, sell or offer to sell or otherwise make available all or any part of the Site or any content, files or data from the Site, whether publicly available or not. You must not copy, download, or store any content, files or data from the Site, whether publicly available or not, to make or populate a database or publication of any kind whatsoever, provided that for the avoidance of doubt this is not intended to restrict copying of an insubstantial part of any such material or where you are able to show “fair dealing” with it, in each case in accordance with the Copyright, Designs and Patents Act 1988.

You must not use or allow others to access or use, all or any part of our Site or the contents on it for commercial purposes without our written permission.

You may establish a link to the Site, provided that the link is not detrimental to and/or does not take unfair advantage of our reputation or business, and the link does not falsely suggest that we endorse, approve of or are associated with your website or any of its contents.

4. Registration

To utilize the Service, or certain portions thereof, you may be required to complete a registration and submission process and establish an Scientific Citations account ("Account"). Only one registration per person is allowed. You must keep your registration information up to date. You represent and warrant that all information provided by you is current, accurate, and complete, and that you will maintain the accuracy and completeness of this information on a prompt, timely basis.

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You must not impersonate or try to impersonate another person, disclose your password to anyone else, allow anyone else use to your account, use anyone else's account. You are responsible for everything done using your account, even if someone else is using your registration details without your knowledge. If you think that someone else may have access to, or be using, your password or account, you must tell us as soon as possible by emailing support@ScientificCitations.org

Scientific Citations has a right to request additional documents from the user for getting the user’s acknowledgement: a copy of the document proving the identity of a user. Scientific Citations has a right to refuse the user in service at own discretion, including the case of denial of granting the documents specified above.

5. User Conduct

As a condition of use, you promise not to use the Service for any purpose that is unlawful or prohibited by these Terms of Use, or any other purpose not reasonably intended by Scientific Citations. We respect other people’s rights and we expect you to do the same. You also understand that by using the Service, you may be exposed to Content that is offensive, indecent, or objectionable. Should Content be found or reported to be in violation with, but not limited to, the following terms, Scientific Citations may, at its sole discretion, flag, restrict access, delete, terminate the Account, or take any other actions that it deems necessary to enforce the spirit of the TOU.

By way of example, and not as a limitation, you agree to NOT use the Service to:

In addition, you agree that you will not use the Service on behalf of (or per the request or instruction of) any third party, or pay or otherwise attempt to influence any third to manipulate or otherwise affect the site in any manner (including, without limitation, by paying any other user to post any content).

Scientific Citations may remove any content and Scientific Citations accounts at any time for any reason (including, but not limited to, upon receipt of claims or allegations from third parties or authorities relating to such content), or for no reason at all. To report Terms of Use abuse, please email: support@ScientificCitations.org

You are solely responsible for your interactions with other users of the Site. Scientific Citations reserves the right, but has no obligation, to monitor disputes between you and other users.

You may only include links on the Site to any third party websites or webpages if:

You must not attempt to avoid or undermine any protections we put in place for the security and operation of the Site.

Unless you have our express permission to do so, you must not re-submit any content which you are aware have been removed.

6. What We are Allowed to Do

We may:

Please note that we do not check, monitor, moderate or even see all the comments and submitted disputes. While some comments may be pre-moderated (i.e. checked in advance by us before publication), some comments and other content is not.

7. No Resale of Service

You agree not to reproduce, duplicate, copy, sell, resell, or exploit any portion of the Service, use of the Service, or access to the Service.

8. Privacy

Scientific Citations has established a Privacy Policy to explain to users how their information is collected and used, which is located at the following web address: http://ScientificCitations.org/privacy

Your use of the Scientific Citation website or the Service signifies acknowledgement of and agreement to our Privacy Policy.

9. Indemnity

You agree to indemnify and hold Scientific Citations, its parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, customers, successors, assigns, directors, officers, agents, service providers, suppliers and employees, harmless from any liability, any claim or demand, including reasonable attorney fees and court costs, made by any third party due to or arising out of Content you submit, post or make available through the Service, your use of the Service, your violation of the Terms of Use, your breach of any of the representations and warranties herein, or your violation of any rights of another.

10. Disclaimer of Warranties

YOU EXPRESSLY UNDERSTAND AND AGREE THAT:
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(c) ANY MATERIAL DOWNLOADED OR OTHERWISE OBTAINED THROUGH THE USE OF THE SERVICE IS DONE AT YOUR OWN DISCRETION AND RISK, AND THAT YOU WILL BE SOLELY RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY DAMAGE TO YOUR COMPUTER SYSTEM OR LOSS OF DATA OR OTHER LIABILITY THAT RESULTS FROM THE DOWNLOAD OF ANY SUCH MATERIAL.
(d) NO ADVICE OR INFORMATION, WHETHER ORAL OR WRITTEN, OBTAINED BY YOU FROM SCIENTIFICCITATIONS.ORG OR THROUGH OR FROM THE SERVICE SHALL CREATE ANY WARRANTY NOT EXPRESSLY STATED IN THE TOU.

11. Third Party Content and Links Available on the Site

We are not liable or responsible for the third party content on the Site. Third party content includes, for example, comments posted by users or the content of advertisements. Opinions expressed by third party are not the ones of ScientificScitations.org but of the party expressing the opinion.

Where the Site contains links to other sites and resources, which are provided by third parties, these links and resources are provided for your information only and you access them at your own risk. We are not liable or responsible for the content or operation of third party sites or resources. You should read any user terms and privacy policies and the like on third party sites, as they are likely to differ from ours. If you see something which you reasonably believe breaches these Terms, please contact us on support@ScientificCitations.org.

12. Limitation of Liability

UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES SHALL SCIENTIFIC CITATIONS BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR EXEMPLARY DAMAGES (EVEN IF SCIENTIFIC CITATIONS HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES), RESULTING FROM ANY ASPECT OF YOUR USE OF THE SCIENTIFIC CITATIONS SITE OR THE SERVICE, WHETHER THE DAMAGES ARISE FROM USE OR MISUSE OF THE SCIENTIFIC CITATIONS SITE OR THE SERVICE, FROM INABILITY TO USE THE SCIENTIFIC CITATIONS SITE OR THE SERVICE, OR THE INTERRUPTION, SUSPENSION, MODIFICATION, ALTERATION, OR TERMINATION OF THE SCIENTIFIC CITATIONS SITE OR THE SERVICE. SUCH LIMITATION SHALL ALSO APPLY WITH RESPECT TO DAMAGES INCURRED BY REASON OF OTHER SERVICES OR PRODUCTS RECEIVED THROUGH OR ADVERTISED IN CONNECTION WITH THE SCIENTIFIC CITATIONS SITE OR THE SERVICE OR ANY LINKS ON THE SCIENTIFIC CITATIONS SITE, AS WELL AS BY REASON OF ANY INFORMATION OR ADVICE RECEIVED THROUGH OR ADVERTISED IN CONNECTION WITH THE SCIENTIFIC CITATIONS SITE OR THE SERVICE OR ANY LINKS ON THE SCIENTIFIC CITATIONS SITE. THESE LIMITATIONS SHALL APPLY TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW. IN SOME JURISDICTIONS, LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY ARE NOT PERMITTED. IN SUCH JURISDICTIONS, SOME OF THE FOREGOING LIMITATION MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.

13. Suspending or Terminating Your Registration

Scientific Citations may terminate or suspend any part of Service and your Scientific Citations account immediately, without prior notice or liability, if Scientific Citations has a reasonable belief that you may have breached any of the terms or conditions of the Terms of Use. Upon termination of your account, your right to use the Service will immediately cease. If you wish to terminate your Scientific Citations account, you may simply discontinue using the Service. All provisions of the Terms of Use which by their nature should survive termination shall survive termination, including, without limitation, ownership provisions, warranty disclaimers, indemnity and limitations of liability.

14. Corporate and Individual Subscriptions

Your organisation may have a corporate subscription permitting you as an authorised user to access additional content on the Site.

Alternatively, you may have an individual subscription permitting you to access additional content on the Site.

If you benefit from a corporate or individual subscription, the relevant subscription terms will govern your access to and use of that additional content (it may, for instance, give you wider rights to print and copy that additional content). These Terms, however, will still apply to any other content on, and to any content that you submit to, the Site.

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