About this Site:

European Planarian Network web site may contain the personal views, opinions and other expressions of the persons who contributed to its contents, specially on their personal home pages. Those views and opinions of authors expressed on our web site do not necessarily state or reflect those of the group, and they may not be used for advertising or product endorsement purposes.

Some of our web pages may provide links to other Internet sites for the convenience of users. We do not control, monitor or guarantee the information contained in these sites. Therefore, we are not responsible for the availability or content of these external sites, nor does the European Planarian Network endorse, warrant, or guarantee the products, services, or information described or offered at these other Internet sites. Users cannot assume that these external sites will abide by the same Privacy Policy to which our lab adheres. It is the responsibility of the user to examine the copyright and licensing restrictions of linked pages and to secure all necessary permissions. In no event shall the European Planarian Network be responsible or liable, directly or indirectly, for any damage or loss caused or alleged to be caused by or in connection with the use of or reliance on any such content, goods, or services available on or through any such site or resource. It is the user's responsibility to take precautions to ensure that whatever is selected from those external sites is free of such items as viruses, worms, Trojan horses and other items of a destructive nature.

As Internet is an ever changing structure, you may find a broken link on our web pages. We will appreciate if you let us know(external link) about those issues. We will also thank any visitors' contribution that can improve the experience of visiting this web site.

About Software and data:

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 or process disclosed. We make no claims about the suitability or accuracy of this software or data for any purpose, and makes no warranties, either expressed or implied, including merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose or that the use of this software or data will not infringe any third party patents, copyrights, trademarks, or other rights. The software and data are provided "AS IS". The software and materials contained in this site may be downloaded or copied provided that ALL copies retain the copyright and any other proprietary notices included with them.

The software and data in the European Planarian Network web pages are provided to enhance knowledge and encourage progress in the scientific community. However, instead of putting that software and data in the public domain, we “CopyLeft” it. CopyLeft(external link) says that anyone who redistributes the software, with or without changes, must pass along the freedom to further copy and change it. CopyLeft guarantees that every user has freedom. The software and related data distributed from our web site is under the Free Software Foundation(external link) GNU General Public License(external link). Software libraries are under the GNU Lesser General Public License(external link). Software documentation, such as the reference manuals, are under the GNU Free Documentation License(external link). You will find a copy of the corresponding license enclosed on each software distribution. Despite that, more restrictive licenses may apply on specific software developments. In such cases, it would be properly stated at the corresponding web page.

The contents of the European Planarian Network web site, including logos, figures and other materials should be considered under the Creative Commons(external link) Attribution-Noncommercial-ShareAlike License(external link). Supplementary material is also provided "AS IS" and will be properly linked to the corresponding reference. On those cases, journal specific copyright terms may apply.

Some icons being user on this web site are from the KDE Crystal icons set, which were posted by the author as LGPL and can be downloaded from kde-look web site(external link) or from author's web page(external link). Linux Tux G1 are under GNU-GPL license, while the Tux G2 are under Creative Commons BY-NC-SA license. We got them from the Tux Factory(external link) web site, you can find there more info about them, including their authors and so on,
as well as their terms of use(external link).

Finally, any of the trademarks, service marks, collective marks, design rights, personality rights or similar rights that are mentioned, used or cited in our web site are the property of their respective owners.

About Privacy:

For site auditing, research and security purposes, as well as to ensure that this service remains available to all users, we use software programs to monitor traffic and to identify unauthorized attempts to upload or change information or otherwise cause damage. In the event of authorized law enforcement investigations and pursuant to any required legal process, information from these sources may be used to help identify an individual.

European Planarian Network web site uses reporting programs to collect data about visitor traffic. We use this information to determine the number and type of visitors to different pages on our site which helps us make our site more useful. We collect and store certain information routinely and automatically: the name of the domain and IP address from which you access the Internet, the date and time you access our site, the type of browser and the operating system you use to access our site , and the Internet address of the website (if any) from which you linked directly to our site (aka referring web page). Furthermore, all pages on this site can contain specific code to gather usage information via Google Analytics(external link). In this case, we do not store any kind of Google Analytics data at our server. Such information will fall under the Google privacy policy terms(external link).

You may decline to provide personal information to us and/or refuse cookies and/or javascripts in your browser, although some of our features or services may not function properly as a result. We can only respond to feedback if a valid email address is provided. We use this information to improve our service or to respond to your request. We do not share your e-mail address with anyone. While using this site, you may choose to submit personal information through email or on-line forms. We will use this information to process your requests. But we will not intentionally sell, share, or distribute your personal information to third parties, except as required by law or by the supporting institutions policy.

Although we make every effort to secure our networks, the European Planarian Network cannot guarantee privacy of online communications. Our website uses Secure Socket Layer (SSL) technology, which encrypts the personal information you submit on registration and login. If you are a registered user, ensure that you keep your session under the HTTPS protocol, which also applies to the login step; then remember to "log out" before you leave your working session or to properly lock down that session. Otherwise, the next person to use the computer may see your information or can fake your identity. Maintaining and preserving the privacy of user data is an important value for this site. Nevertheless, European Planarian Network cannot guarantee that user information will remain private. We acknowledge that, in spite of our committed effort to protect private user information, determined individuals may still develop data-mining and other methods to uncover such information and disclose it. For this reason, our lab can make no guarantee against unauthorized access to information gathered while surfing our web site.


This web page was written by looking at different disclaimer, copyright and privacy policies of different web sites, including among others Free Software Foundation(external link), Creative Commons(external link), WikiMedia Foundation(external link), and other sources from public universities and research labs. Some sentences were adapted from the sources trying to keep as much as possible their legal meaning.

Page last modified on Friday 26 of August, 2011 19:19:02 CEST