Last Revised: March 27th, 2018

Overview of Terms

These Terms of Use reflect the Broad Institute’s commitment to Open Science through its mission to provide freely available online services, databases and software relating to data contributed from life science experiments to the largest possible community. They impose no additional constraints on the use of the contributed data than those provided by the original data owners.

The data made available on this website were generated for research purposes and are not intended for clinical use.

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 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").

Any questions or comments concerning these Terms of Use can be addressed to: Cancer Dependency Map, Broad Institute, 415 Main Street, Cambridge, MA 02142, USA

By accessing and viewing this Database, You agree to the following terms and conditions:

Attribution

You agree to acknowledge the Broad Institute (e.g., in publications, services or products) for any of its online services, databases or software in accordance with good scientific practice. You agree to use the acknowledgement wording provided for the relevant Data (provided by the original data owners) as indicated on the appropriate web page.

Confidentiality

In the case of cell lines in the Database, many of which 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.

Updating the Terms of Use

While we will retain our commitment to Open Science, we reserve the right to update these Terms of Use at any time. When alterations are inevitable, we will attempt to give reasonable notice of any changes by placing a notice on our website, but you may wish to check each time you use the website. The date of the most recent revision will appear on this, the ‘DepMap.org Terms of Use’ page. If you do not agree to these changes, please do not continue to use our online services. We will also make available an archived copy of the previous Terms of Use for comparison.

Indemnification and Disclaimer of Warranties

You are using this Database at Your own risk, and You hereby agree to hold Broad and its contributors and their trustees, directors, officers, employees, and affiliated investigators harmless for any third party claims which may arise from Your download or use of the Database or any portion thereof. The Database is a research database and is provided "as is". Broad does not represent that the Database is free of errors or bugs or suitable for any particular tasks.

ANY EXPRESS OR IMPLIED WARRANTIES, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, NONINFRINGEMENT, OR THE ABSENCE OF LATENT OR OTHER DEFECTS ARE DISCLAIMED. IN NO EVENT SHALL BROAD OR ITS CONTRIBUTORS BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, EXEMPLARY, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES HOWEVER CAUSED AND ON ANY THEORY OF LIABILITY, WHETHER IN CONTRACT, STRICT LIABILITY, OR TORT (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE OR OTHERWISE) ARISING IN ANY WAY OUT OF THE USE OF THIS DATABASE, EVEN IF ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGE.

Governing Law

The terms and conditions herein shall be construed, governed, interpreted, and applied in accordance with the internal laws of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, U.S.A. Furthermore, by accessing, downloading, or using the Database, You consent to the personal jurisdiction of, and venue in, the state and federal courts within Massachusetts with respect to Your download or use of the Database.

Privacy

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