Legal Disclaimer and Copyright Status

September 20, 2002

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Note: This text has been adapted in a slightly modified form from NCBI Web servers:

Privacy Statement

To assure the integrity of information on this server, we reserve the right to monitor system access if malicious actions are taken to disable our on-line services or intentionally gain unauthorized access to MODLAB systems.

For site management and statistical purposes, information may collected through standard Web logs. Web logs contain the domain name or IP address from which you connect to our site, the date and time you access the site, and the pages visited. Periodic checks may be made of the types of browsers/ operating systems used and of the pages from which you direct-link to our site. Data submitted to our servers and raw data logs are regularly deleted from the system.

Summary statistics may be created from the Web logs in order to measure the number of visitors to the various sections of our site and to help make the site more useful. Except for authorized law enforcement investigations, no attempt is made to identify individual users or usage patterns. We do not give, share, sell or transfer any personal or company information to a third party.

When inquiries are E- mailed to us, we may store the question and the E-mail address information so that we can respond electronically. Unless otherwise required, we do not identify publicly who sends questions or comments to our Web site. We will not obtain information that will allow us to personally identify you when you visit our site, unless you chose to provide such information to us.


Disclaimer of Liability

For documents and software available from this server, we do not warrant or assume any legal liability or responsibility for the accuracy, completeness, or usefulness of any information, apparatus, product, prediction, or process disclosed.


Disclaimer of Endorsement

General -- MODLAB does not endorse or recommend any commercial products, processes, or services. The views and opinions of authors expressed on MODLAB's Websites do not necessarily state or reflect those of the Johann Wolfgang Goethe University, Frankfurt am Main, and they may not be used for advertising or product endorsement purposes.

External Links -- Some MODLAB Web pages may provide links to other Internet sites only for the convenience of World Wide Web users. MODLAB is not responsible for the availability or content of these external sites, nor does MODLAB endorse, warrant or guarantee the products, services or information described or offered at these other Internet sites.


Medical Information

It is not the intention of MODLAB to provide specific medical advice.


Copyright Status

Most information at this site is in the public domain. Unless stated otherwise, documents and files on MODLAB Web servers can be freely downloaded and reproduced. The user of this information is responsible for appropriate referencing, copyright statement, and acknowledgement. You may encounter documents or portions of documents that were contributed by private companies and other organizations. Other parties may retain all rights to publish or reproduce these documents or to allow others to do so. Some documents available from this server may be protected under German and foreign copyright laws. Permission to reproduce these documents may be required.