Online Terms and Conditions of Usage
Access to papers published from Volume 33 (1998) to all new volumes published in the current subscription year are restricted to institutions with an electronic only subscription to Essays in Biochemistry.
Use of the Essays in Biochemistry Online is governed by the following terms and conditions.
The Biochemical Society owns the copyright of Essays in Biochemistry, unless otherwise noted in individual articles.
Portland Press warrants that it has the authority to make available Essays in Biochemistry from Volume 33 (1998) to all new volumes published in the current subscription year and that it has secured all rights and permissions necessary to enable authorized users to utilize such materials in compliance with this licence.
Portland Press Limited (hereinafter called the Publisher) is the wholly owned subsidiary of the Biochemical Society.
2. The Licence
Subject to the terms and conditions of this agreement and upon payment of the subscription fee, the Biochemical Society via the Publisher, grants to the Institutional subscriber a one-year, non-transferable licence for access to all materials included in the online version of the Essays in Biochemistry from Volume 33 (1998) to all new volumes published in the current subscription year (hereinafter called the Publication).
3. Terms of access
This licence will cover access, during the calendar year for which a subscription has been paid, to the full database of the Publication, (including: email alerting service informing you when a new issue is published, tables of contents, abstracts, full text pdf’s, including multi-media adjuncts where appropriate)
Access to the online subscription of the Publication shall be controlled through the use of Internet Protocol (IP) addresses. Institutional subscribers are responsible for ensuring that the Publisher has been supplied with a valid IP address (a registration form is provided for this purpose). Valid IP addresses cannot include publicly accessible proxy or cache servers.
This will permit an authorized user from an authorized IP address to have access to the online subscription of the Publication.
Institutional subscribers should notify the Publisher within 30 days of any changes in registration data or IP addresses.
For the purposes of this licence, an institution is defined as: a one contiguous campus community and network, including any halls of residence of faculty, staff or students; or, in the commercial sector, e.g. pharmaceutical companies, one contiguous commercial office complex.
Authorized users include faculty (visiting or permanent), students and staff of the institution, and any on-site users, which may include the general public, of the institution’s library and campus computer networks.
5. Multi-site or consortium access
Extended licences for multi-site institutions and consortia are available; please contact firstname.lastname@example.org for further information.
6. Use of the Publication: what authorized users are allowed to do
- Any authorized user may: search, retrieve, save, download and print out copies of individual articles or other items from the database of the Publication for their scholarly, educational, research or personal use.
- Authorized users may only transmit articles or other items from the database to other authorized users.
- Authorized users may make multiple copies of any items from the database or from the hard copy of the Publication for inclusion in course packs, which may then be distributed to other authorized users, provided that such copies are only used for teaching purposes within the institution and that no charge is made for such copies. Such items must bear the following notice: © the Biochemical Society (year of publication).
7. Interlibrary loan
The institution may supply to an authorised user of another library by post, fax or ARIEL, whereby the electronic file is deleted immediately after printing, a single paper copy of an electronic document, for the purposes of research or private study.
8. Usage restrictions: what authorized users are NOT allowed to do
- i. Downloading of entire issues of the Publication is not allowed.
- ii. Items from the database may not be copied or distributed for commercial advantage or if any fees or charges are made in connection with such items.
- iii. Material from the Publication may not be translated, altered, re-compiled, manipulated or used to prepare derivative works, or published in any other format in any medium without written permission from Portland Press Limited.
- iv. The authors’ names or publisher’s copyright notices or other means of identification must not be removed from or altered as they appear in the Publication.
- v. Items from the database may not be mounted or distributed on any electronic network, including without limitation the Internet and the World Wide Web.
The Publisher reserves the right to terminate the access of any authorized user in breach of the above restrictions.
9. Unauthorized usage
An institution will not be held liable to the Publisher for unauthorized use of the Publication provided that: such use is without the express or implied consent of the institution; and, in addition, that the institution shall promptly notify the Publisher of any known infringements of copyright, or any other such unauthorized activity, of which it becomes aware.
In addition, institutional subscribers shall take all reasonable steps to prevent or to cease such activity and to prevent any recurrence thereof.
There is no guarantee that the information contained in Essays in Biochemistry Online from volume 33 (1998) to all new volumes published in the current subscription year is identical to the print version.
The Publisher does not warrant the accuracy or completeness of any information contained in the online version of the Publication, or its merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose.
The Publisher will have no liability to any person for any loss or damage arising out of use of, or inability to use, the online version of the Publication.
The Publisher shall make all reasonable endeavours to make its server available to an institution on a 24-hour basis, with the exception of normal server administration and down time.
If access is suspended or interrupted, owing to circumstances beyond the Publisher’s control, liability shall be limited to restoring access as soon as is practicable.
The Publisher reserves the right to modify the terms of this agreement immediately by providing notice online and directly to institutions by electronic and conventional mail. Continued use of the online Publication for more than 30 days after such notice shall constitute acceptance of such modification.
11. Termination of the licence
The Publisher may terminate this licence for the electronic version of the Publication, for any breach of this agreement, by providing the institution with written notice in paper or electronic form. No refund will be provided upon such termination.
12. Term of the agreement
This agreement shall continue until the later of 31 December in any particular year or 30 days after publication of the last issue of the year for which an institutional subscription is held.
If you have any questions regarding the use of the online version of the Publication, please send email to: email@example.com
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