Last Revised: March 19th, 2018
Overview of Terms
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- The original data may be subject to rights claimed by third parties, including but not limited to, patent, copyright, other intellectual property rights, biodiversity-related access and benefit-sharing rights. It is the responsibility of users of Broad Institute services to ensure that their exploitation of the data does not infringe any of the rights of such third parties.
The information and materials ("Data") made available on this web site including the database of cancer cell line genomic profiles, mutations, genetic and pharmacologic screening data (referred to collectively herein as the "Database") are made available to you (and your employing entity, where the download or use is within the scope of your employment by such entity- collectively "You").
By accessing and viewing this Database, You agree to the following terms and conditions:
You agree to acknowledge in any work (e.g. publications, services or products) based in whole or part on the Data, the published paper from which the Data derives, the version of the Data, and the role of the Broad in its distribution. You agree to use the acknowledgement wording provided for the relevant Data (provided by the original data owners) in its publication.
While many of the cell lines in the Database are established and have been in the public domain for years, You agree to preserve, at all times, the confidentiality of Data pertaining to identifiable Data Subjects. In particular, You shall undertake not to use, or attempt to use the Data to deliberately compromise or otherwise infringe the confidentiality of information on Data Subjects and their right to privacy.
While these cell lines are established and have been in the public domain for years, You agree that You shall not analyze or make any use of the Data in such a way that has the potential to: (i) lead to the identification of any Data Subject; or (ii) compromise the anonymity of any Data Subject in any way.
You agree to take all reasonable security precautions to keep the Data confidential, such precautions to be no less onerous than those applied in respect of your own confidential information.
Indemnification and Disclaimer of Warranties:
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