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Welcome to the Public Science Framework Web site (the “Web Site”). Please review the following terms and conditions concerning your use of the Web Site. By accessing, using or downloading any materials from the Web Site, you agree to follow and be bound by these terms and conditions (the “Terms”). If you do not agree with these Terms, please do not use this Web Site.

GENERAL USE PROVISIONS

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DISCLAIMER

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This Web site may contain links to web sites controlled by parties other than Public Science Framework. Public Science Framework is not responsible for and does not endorse or accept any responsibility for the contents or use of these third party web sites. Public Science Framework is providing these links to you only as a convenience, and the inclusion of any link does not imply endorsement by Public Science Framework of the linked web site. It is your responsibility to take precautions to ensure that whatever you select for your use is free of viruses or other items of a destructive nature.

INDEMNIFICATION

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SUBMISSIONS

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LIMITATION OF LIABILITY

IN NO EVENT WILL PUBLIC SCIENCE FRRAMEWORK BE LIABLE FOR (A) ANY INDIRECT, SPECIAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, INCIDENTAL, PUNITIVE OR EXEMPLARY DAMAGES OR (B) ANY DAMAGES WHATSOEVER INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, THOSE RESULTING FROM LOST PROFITS, REVENUES OR SAVINGS, LOSS OR DAMAGE TO DATA OR BUSINESS INTERRUPTION ARISING OUT OF THE USE OF OR INABILITY TO USE THE VMWARE WEBSITES OR ANY MATERIALS, INFORMATION, PRODUCTS OR SERVICES ACCESSED ON OR THROUGH THESE WEBSITES, WHETHER SUCH DAMAGES ARE BASED ON WARRANTY, CONTRACT, TORT, STATUTE OR ANY OTHER LEGAL THEORY AND EVEN IF VMWARE HAS BEEN ADVISED (OR SHOULD HAVE KNOWN) OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES.

CHANGES TO THIS WEBSITE

Public Science Framework reserves the right to change any part of the Web Site at any time without notice. Any changes to this Terms of Conditions shall take effect from the next time you access this website. You are expected to check this Terms of Conditions from time to time to take notice of any change Public Science Framework made, as they are binding on you. Notwithstanding the above, Public Science Framework shall not be obliged to keep the Web Site up to date. If the need arises, Public Science Framework may suspend access to the Web Site, or close it indefinitely.

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If you have any questions about the processing of your e-mail and related personal data, do not hesitate to include them in your message.

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Effective Date: October. 15, 2014

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