Terms and Conditions for use of Portfolio Analyser

The terms of the Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council ("BBSRC") research and training grants places a responsibility on universities to provide information about researchers and their projects. BBSRC's facility for searching and analysing awards is provided to make this information accessible and understandable for a wide range of users to promote and facilitate collaboration, networking and engagement across the full breadth of BBSRC research. The facility meets BBSRC’s requirement to be transparent and accountable for its funding decisions by making information available to any interested user.

Application of Terms and Conditions

The data and information contained within the Portfolio Analyser (or available via it’s export facility) and accessible in the "Search awarded grants" and "Search Institute publications" sections of the BBSRC website is referred to in this document as the "DATA". Use of the DATA is subject to the BBSRC website Terms of use and to these additional Terms and Conditions. Where these Terms and Conditions conflict with the Terms of use, these Terms and Conditions will prevail to the extent necessary to resolve the conflict. These Terms and Conditions apply to use of the DATA only. Please read these Terms and Conditions carefully before you start to use the Portfolio Analyser. Your use of the DATA constitutes acceptance of the BBSRC website Terms of use and these Terms and Conditions. These Terms and Conditions take effect on the date of your first use of the DATA.

Variations

We may revise the BBSRC website Terms of use and these Terms and Conditions at any time by amending the Terms of use or this page. Your use of the DATA is subject to the Terms and Conditions in operation at the time that you use the DATA. Your continued use of the DATA after changes to these Terms and Conditions are posted constitutes acceptance of the Terms and Conditions as modified.

Use of the DATA

You are encouraged to use and re-use the DATA, subject to these Terms and Conditions. BBSRC would welcome notifications of any uses made of the DATA. BBSRC must be contacted regarding any plans involving the republishing of the DATA.

The DATA is protected by copyright laws and treaties around the world and by database rights. All such rights are reserved.

In addition to the rights granted under the BBSRC website Terms of use you may make the following use of the DATA:

In respect of all use of the DATA you must clearly acknowledge the source of the DATA and clearly include with any DATA or adaptation of the DATA that is stored, published, distributed or transmitted the following acknowledgement:

"Contains data obtained from the Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC). The data is protected by copyright, database right and related rights, and all such rights are reserved by the BBSRC. Use of the data is subject to terms imposed by the BBSRC and available on the BBSRC website. The BBSRC has not endorsed or otherwise specifically approved this use of the BBSRC data".

In respect of all use of the DATA you must not:

Accuracy and completeness of the DATA

BBSRC has made reasonable efforts to ensure that the DATA is accurate at the time it is made available. The DATA may include technical inaccuracies or typographical errors and it may be out of date at the time you access it. Without limitation to the provisions of the BBSRC website Terms of use, BBSRC does not warrant the completeness of the DATA and may withhold some data for reasons including but not limited to data protection and security. Subject to and without limitation to the provisions of the BBSRC website Terms of use, BBSRC expressly excludes any liability for any error or omission in, or any failure to update the DATA and for any decisions based on the DATA.

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