Terms and Conditions

Updated November 23rd, 2015

Thank you for using astrocyte.io (the “Web Site”) which is provided by Astrocyte Research, Inc. (the “Company”). This page states the terms and conditions (the “Terms” or the “Agreement”) under which you may use the Web Site. Please read this page carefully. By accessing the Web Site you accept and agree to be bound, without limitation or qualification, by these Terms. If you do not accept any of the Terms stated here, do not use the Web Site. The Company may, in its sole discretion, modify or revise these Terms at any time by updating this web page. You are bound by any such modification or revision and should therefore visit this page periodically to review the Terms.

Section 1. Use of Material.

The contents of this Web Site, including but not limited to text, software, photographs, graphics, illustrations, artwork, video, music, sound, names, logos, trademarks, service marks and other material (“Material”) are protected by copyright and other laws in both the United States and elsewhere. The Material includes both content owned or controlled by the Company and content owned or controlled by third parties.

The Company authorizes you to view and download a single copy of the Material on the Web Site solely for your personal, non-commercial use. You may not sell or modify the Material or reproduce, display, publicly perform, distribute, sublicense or otherwise use the Material in any way for any public or commercial purpose without the written permission of the Company. You may not reverse engineer, disassemble or decompile any software or other items provided on the Web Site.

If you violate any of these Terms, your permission to use the Material automatically terminates and you must immediately destroy any copies you have made of the Material.

Section 2. No Warranties.

THE WEB SITE AND MATERIAL ARE PROVIDED ON AN “AS IS” BASIS WITHOUT ANY WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, WHETHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED. THE COMPANY AND ITS SUPPLIERS, TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, DISCLAIM ALL WARRANTIES, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO WARRANTIES OF TITLE, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, MERCHANTABILITY AND NON-INFRINGEMENT OF PROPRIETARY OR THIRD PARTY RIGHTS. THE COMPANY AND ITS SUPPLIERS MAKE NO WARRANTIES ABOUT THE ACCURACY, RELIABILITY, COMPLETENESS, OR TIMELINESS OF THE MATERIAL, SERVICES, SOFTWARE, TEXT, GRAPHICS, AND LINKS.
THE COMPANY DOES NOT WARRANT THAT THE WEB SITE WILL OPERATE ERROR-FREE OR THAT THIS WEB SITE OR ITS SERVER ARE FREE OF COMPUTER VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL ITEMS. IF YOUR USE OF THE WEB SITE OR THE MATERIAL RESULTS IN THE NEED FOR SERVICING OR REPLACING EQUIPMENT OR DATA, THE COMPANY IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR THOSE COSTS.
MUCH OF THE MATERIAL ON THE WEB SITE IS PROVIDED BY THIRD PARTIES AND THE COMPANY SHALL NOT BE HELD RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY SUCH THIRD PARTY MATERIAL. THE COMPANY MAKES NO WARRANTY AS TO ANY FINANCIAL OR OTHER RESULTS TO BE OBTAINED BY YOUR RELIANCE ON THE WEB SITE OR ANY MATERIALS, CONTENT OR OPINIONS INCLUDED THEREIN.

Section 3. Limitation of Liability / Disclaimer of Damages.

Your use of the Web Site is at your own risk. If you are dissatisfied with any of the Materials or other contents of the Web Site or with these Terms, the Company’s Privacy Policy, or other policies, your sole remedy is to discontinue use of the Web Site.

IN NO EVENT SHALL THE COMPANY OR ITS SUPPLIERS BE LIABLE TO ANY USER OR ANY THIRD PARTY FOR ANY DAMAGES WHATSOEVER (INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, SPECIAL, EXEMPLARY OR LOST PROFITS) RESULTING FROM THE USE OR INABILITY TO USE THE WEB SITE OR THE MATERIAL, WHETHER BASED ON WARRANTY, CONTRACT, TORT, OR ANY OTHER LEGAL THEORY, AND WHETHER OR NOT THE COMPANY IS ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES.

Section 4. Personal Data.

While the Web Site does not gather your name, email address or similar information about you without your knowledge or consent, the Web Site does permit you to voluntarily submit data about yourself so that the Company can provide you with requested services. Specifically, the Web Site allows users to subscribe to Company mailings by submitting their names and email addresses. This information will be maintained in accordance with the Company’s Privacy Policy, which can be found at https://astrocyte.io/privacy

Section 5. Copyright Infringement and Copyright Agent.

The Company may, in appropriate circumstances and at its discretion, remove, or disable access to, material on the Web Site that infringes on the rights of others.  If you believe that your work has been used on the Web Site in a manner that constitutes copyright infringement, please provide the Company’s Copyright Agent with a written notice (e-mail is sufficient) that includes the following information:

  • an electronic or physical signature of a person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of the exclusive right that is allegedly infringed;
  • identification of the copyrighted work claimed to have been infringed;
  • a description of where the material that you claim is infringing is located on the Web Site;
  • your address, telephone number, and email address;
  • a statement by you that you have a good faith belief that the disputed use is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law; and
  • a statement by you, under penalty of perjury, that the information in your notice is accurate and that you are the copyright owner or authorized to act on the copyright owner’s behalf.

The Company’s Copyright Agent for notice of claims of copyright infringement on the Web Site is as follows:
By mail: Sean Kruzel, Copyright Agent
Astrocyte Research, Inc.
50 Milk Street, Floor 15
Boston, MA 02109
By email: skruzel@astrocyte.io

Section 6. Links to Other Sites.

The Web Site contains links to third party web sites that are maintained by others. These links are provided solely as a convenience to you and not as an endorsement by the Company of the contents on such third-party web sites. The Company is not responsible for the content of linked third-party sites and does not make any representations regarding the content or accuracy of materials on such third-party web sites. If you decide to access linked third-party web sites, you do so at your own risk.

Section 7. Indemnity.

You agree to defend, indemnify, and hold harmless the Company, its officers, directors, employees and agents, from and against any claims, actions or demands, including without limitation reasonable legal and accounting fees, alleging or resulting from your use of the Material or your breach of the terms of this Agreement. The Company shall provide notice to you promptly of any such claim, suit, or proceeding and shall reasonably assist you, at your expense, in defending any such claim, suit or proceeding.

Section 8. Export Control.

The United States controls the export of products and information. You agree to comply with such restrictions and not to export or re-export the Materials to countries or persons prohibited under the export control laws. By downloading the Materials, you are agreeing that you are not in a country where such export is prohibited and that you are not on the U.S. Commerce Department’s Table of Denial Orders or the U.S Treasury Department’s list of Specially Designated Nationals. You are responsible for compliance with the laws of your local jurisdiction regarding the import, export, or re-export of the Materials.

Section 9. General.

The Company makes no claims that the Materials are appropriate for any particular purpose or audience, or that they may be downloaded outside of the United States. Access to the Materials may not be legal by certain persons or in certain countries. If you access the Web Site from outside of the United States, you are responsible for compliance with the laws of your jurisdiction.

This Company is headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.A. All legal issues arising from or related to the use of the Web Site shall be construed in accordance with and determined by the laws of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. By using this Web Site, you agree that the exclusive forum for the bringing of any claims or causes of action arising out of or relating to your use of this Web Site are the federal courts, or if such courts lack subject matter jurisdiction, the state courts, located in Suffolk County of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. You hereby accept and submit to the jurisdiction of such courts in any such proceeding or action, and irrevocably waive, to the fullest extent permitted by law, any objection which you may now or hereafter have to the laying of the venue of any such action or proceeding brought in such a court and any claim that any such action or proceeding brought in such a court has been brought in an inconvenient forum.

If any provision of this Agreement is found to be invalid by any court having competent jurisdiction, the invalidity of such provision shall not affect the validity of the remaining provisions of this Agreement, which shall remain in full force and effect. No waiver of any term of this Agreement shall be deemed a further or continuing waiver of such term or any other term. This Agreement and the Company’s Privacy Policy constitute the entire agreement between you and the Company with respect to the use of Web Site.