Terms of Use

The terms and conditions below (the “terms”) are what govern your use of SoIBio’s website and any of its subdomains on the Internet and World Wide Web. These terms are a legal contract between you and soibio.org (“we” or “us”.) They govern your access to, and your use of our website, which (as you know) is located at soibio.org or any subdomain such as icmexico2016.soibio.org (the “site”). These terms also govern your use of any services and products we provide on the site. If you do not agree with any of these terms, please do not access or otherwise use this site and/or our services and products.

Your use of this site, services and/or products on this site means that you agree to abide by each of the terms below. SoIBio may make changes to the services and products offered on this site, at any time and without notice, and SoIBio can change these terms at any time without notice by posting updated terms of use here on the site.

If you continue to use the site after such changes have been posted, it means that you agree to the new terms, even if you have not reviewed the changes. Therefore you really should check the terms of use posted here periodically for updates and changes.

 Privacy Policy

Your use of the site is governed by the SoIBio’s Privacy Policy, which is available on this site on our Privacy Policy page.

 

General Use

SoIBio provides content, services and products or events throughout this site.  All information, documents, products and services, including content, trademarks, logos, graphics and images are copyrights of their owners, and are used solely for the purpose of distributing/sharing information with our visitors and members.

You are prohibited from taking any action to circumvent or attempt to circumvent the security and access control provisions of the site. Such prohibited conduct includes, but is not limited to, any efforts to: (a) log into an account with a password not assigned to you; (b) access personally identifiable information not intended for you; (c) test the security measures on the site and/or attempt to identify system vulnerabilities; (d) impersonate any other user of the site and/or the products and services, forge any of the header information in any posting, or tamper with the TCP/IP packet header; (d) modify, reverse engineer, disassemble, decompile or otherwise attempt or allow others to attempt to discover the underlying software code for the site and/or the products and services; or (f) overwhelm or disable the site or the products and services or interfere with the access and use of the site and/or the services by any other user.

If SoIBio becomes aware of any of the aforementioned activities on your part, we may investigate and take action. When appropriate, we may work with law enforcement to investigate and prosecute offenders.

Your continued use of the Site and/or the products and services is expressly conditioned on your compliance with the prohibitions, obligations and restrictions just stated. Without limiting the foregoing, you acknowledge that SoIBio prohibits and you agree not to:

  • Take any action that imposes an unreasonable or disproportionately large burden on the site’s infrastructure;
  • Intentionally expose the site and/or any products or services provided on SoIBio to a computer virus or any other program or code that is intended to disrupt or disable the operations of the site and/or our products or services;
  • Frame or link to the site or any of the content or information available from the site, unless SoIBio expressly consents to such linking and/or framing;
  • Use any spider, robot or other program, code or device to copy, retrieve or index any portion of the SoIBio site;
  • Harvest or otherwise collect information about other users for any purpose other than expressly permitted herein;
  • Post any false or inaccurate Submissions (defined below) or information on any part of the site;
  • Use the products and/or services and/or the site to violate any applicable law or regulation, including, without limitation, the infringement of any copyright, trademark, trade secret or other intellectual property rights, or violate the privacy or rights of any other person;
  • Post any Submission or information that is discriminatory, hateful, obscene, vulgar, abusive, defamatory, sexually-orientated, threatening, or otherwise objectionable;
  • Include any hyperlinks or any misleading, irrelevant and/or hidden code or keywords in any Submissions posted by you;
  • Harass, stalk, or otherwise subject any other user of the site and/or products and services to inappropriate or unwanted contact;
  • Make any additions, changes, alterations and/or deletions to any Submissions posted by any user without the express written authorization of such other user;
  • SoIBio reserves the right to terminate our relationship with you under these terms and prohibit your access to the site and/or products or services or to edit, remove or close any Submission or thread for any reason.

The foregoing list of prohibitions is illustrative and is not intended to be complete or exclusive.

You acknowledge and agree that there is the chance that you may be exposed to content that may be offensive or objectionable to you. You hereby acknowledge and agree that all submissions submitted by you or any other user express the views of the author, and SoIBio will not be held responsible for or liable for the content in such submissions.

Your access to the site and Services is undertaken at your own risk and SoIBio is not responsible for any offensive or otherwise objectionable materials that may be posted by any third party.

In addition, the foregoing prohibitions do not impose on SoIBio any obligation to monitor or remove any Submissions or other information or communication submitted by you or any other user.

 

Submissions

Subject to the terms and conditions of the SoIBio Privacy Policy, when you submit data and/or post communications on the site (collectively “Submissions”), you grant to SoIBio an irrevocable, perpetual, royalty-free, worldwide right (including moral right) and license to use, reproduce, display, distribute, modify and create derivative works of Submissions, in whole or in part, and to incorporate Submissions into other works in any media and utilizing any technology now known or later developed. You warrant that you have all rights, and no third party has retained any such rights, (including moral rights) in and to Submissions you may post to the site.

 

Password Restricted Areas of the Website

Certain areas of the site may be password-restricted so only authorized users can access certain web pages and services (“Restricted Areas”).

If you are an authorized member of the Restricted Areas, you take responsibility for maintaining the confidentiality of your password and account. You agree to notify SoIBio if your password may have been compromised, or is lost, stolen, or disclosed to an unauthorized third party.

You agree to immediately notify SoIBio of any unauthorized use of your account or any other breach of security in relation to the site that may be known to you. You are responsible for activities that occur under your account.

 

Links to Third Party Sites

The SoIBio.org site may be linked to other sites that are not owned, operated, or managed by SoIBio. We provide these links to you only as a convenience, and SoIBio is not responsible for the content or links displayed on these third party sites.

 

Third Party Content

Some information and content may be provided by third parties to SoIBio (“Third Party Content”).  The Third Party Content is the copyrighted work of the creator/licensor, soibio.org, and SoIBio.

You agree that you will only display the Third Party Content on your personal computer for your personal or internal business use. You acknowledge and agree that you have no right to download, cache, reproduce, modify, display (except as set forth in this paragraph), alter, edit, manipulate or enhance any of the Third Party Content in any manner.

SoIBio disclaims all express, implied and statutory warranties and conditions with regard to third party content. This includes, but is not limited to, all implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose and non-infringement.

 

Unauthorized Activities

Unauthorized use of any Materials or Third Party Content contained on this site may violate certain regulations and laws. You shall indemnify and hold SoiBio and its officers, directors, employees, affiliates, agents, licensors, and business partners harmless from and against any and all damages, costs, expenses, and liabilities, including attorneys’ fees, that SoIBio or any other indemnified party suffers in relation to, arising from, or for the purpose of avoiding any claim or demand from a third party in the event that your use of the site or the use of the site by any person using your user name and/or password violates any applicable law or regulation, or the rights of any third party.

 

Copyright Notice

All information, data, and screens appearing on soibio.org and any of its subdomains, including web pages, documents, site design, text, graphics, logos, images and icons, and the selection and arrangement thereof, are the sole property of SoIBio unless otherwise specified, such as logos from other companies/partners and educational institutions whose copyright belongs to the corresponding owners.

All rights not expressly granted herein are reserved worldwide. Any reproduction, distribution, modification, retransmission, or publication of any copyrighted material on the site is strictly prohibited without the express written consent of the copyright holder, except as otherwise required by applicable law.

 

Disclaimer of Warranties

Your use of this site, the Materials and/or the products and services is at your own risk. You assume all risks of using this site, the Materials and/or the products and services. SoIBio does not warrant the accuracy or timeliness of the materials or the Third Party Content contained on this Site. Neither the Materials nor the Third Party Content have been verified or authenticated in whole or in part by SoIBio, and they may not be current or may include inaccuracies or typographical errors.

SoIBio shall have no liability for Materials and/or Third Party Content that is not current or for any errors or omissions in the Materials and/or the Third Party Content, whether provided by SoIBio or our licensors. SoIBio does not guarantee that you will achieve any economic return or benefit from the use of the Materials or from participating in any of the events organized by the SoIBio.

SoIBio, for itself and its licensors, makes no express, implied or statutory representations, warranties, or guarantees in connection with the site, the products and services or any Materials or Third Party Content, relating to the quality, suitability, truth, accuracy, currency or completeness of any information or material contained on the site. This includes, without limitation, the Materials and the Third Party Content.

SoIBio disclaims and excludes any and all implied warranties, including any implied warranty of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, or non-infringement of third party rights. Unless otherwise explicitly stated, to the maximum extent permitted by applicable law, the site, the products and services, the Materials, Third Party Content, and any information or material contained on the site is provided to you on an “as is,” “as available” and “where is” basis with no warranty of any kind.

 

Limitation of Liability

In no event shall SoIBio be liable to you or any third party for any indirect, extraordinary, exemplary, punitive, special, incidental, or consequential damages (including loss of data, revenue, profits, use or other economic advantage) however arising, even if SoIBio have been advised of the possibility of such damage.

SoIBio’s aggregate liability to you or any third party for any damages resulting from your displaying, copying, or downloading any material on the site or reliance on the information and/or material presented on the site shall not exceed fifty dollars ($50.00).

Local Laws and Export Control

If you use this site outside Mexico, you are responsible for compliance with all applicable local laws. SoIBio controls and operates this site from its headquarters in the Mexico and the Materials and or events may not be appropriate or available for use in other locations.

Consequences of Violation

If you violate these terms, SoIBio may terminate your access to the site or Password-Restricted Areas without notice. SoIBio prefers to advise you of your inappropriate behavior and recommend any necessary corrective action. However, certain violations of these terms, as determined by SoIBio, will result in immediate termination of your access to the site or Password-Restricted Areas.

SoIBio reserves the right to terminate any password-restricted account for any reason. These terms are governed by Mexico’s Federal Law, without regard to the choice or conflicts of law provisions. Any disputes relating to these terms or the site will be heard in courts located in Mexico City. If any of these terms is found to be inconsistent with applicable law, then such terms shall be interpreted to reflect the intentions of the parties, and no other terms will be modified.

SoIBio’s failure to enforce any of these terms is not a waiver of such terms. These terms are the entire agreement between you and SoIBio and supersede any and all prior or contemporaneous agreements and understandings between you and SoIBio. These terms may not be modified except pursuant to a written amendment that is executed by an officer of SoIBio.