Terms of Use


This VIVO website contains material—text information, publication citations, links, and images—provided by VIVO Project and by various third parties, both individuals and organizations, commercial and otherwise. To the extent copyrightable, the information presented on the VIVO website and available as Resource Description Framework (RDF) data from VIVO at VIVO Project is intended for public use and is freely distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons CC-BY 3.0 license which allows you to copy, distribute, display and make derivatives of this information provided you give credit to VIVO Project. Any non-copyrightable information is available to you under a CC0 waiver. However, source documents, images or web pages attached to or linked from VIVO may contain copyrighted information and should only be used or distributed under terms included with each source or in accordance with the principles of fair use.

Disclaimer of Liability

VIVO Project makes no warranty, expressed or implied, including the warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose, or assumes any legal liability or responsibility for the accuracy, completeness, currency or usefulness of any material displayed or distributed through the VIVO website or represents that its use would not infringe privately owned rights. VIVO Project disclaims all warranties with regard to the information provided. Any reliance upon such information is at your own risk. In no event will VIVO Project be liable to you for any damages or losses whatsoever resulting from or caused by the VIVO website or its contents.

Disclaimer of Endorsement

Reference herein to any specific commercial product, process, or service by trade name, trademark, manufacturer, or otherwise, does not necessarily constitute or imply its endorsement or recommendation by VIVO Project. The views and opinions of authors expressed herein do not necessarily state or reflect those of VIVO Project and shall not be used for advertising or product endorsement purposes.