Terms of Use for the Beagle Database

The Beagle Database ("Database") is a compilation of previously published information ("Information") and is to be used as a research tool only. The Database groups genes in families, super-families, and functional categories, identifies orthologs, and interactively documents close to one million interactions of various kinds. The Information contained within the Database is intended to help researchers but the Database should not be considered complete. Any action the researcher takes in response to the Information contained within the Database is at the researcher's discretion only.
LICENSE. Massachusetts General Hospital ("MGH") grants you, the User, a personal, non-exclusive license to access the Database and use the Information solely for User's own research and educational purposes and not for any sale, resale, or any commercial benefit. Subject to the foregoing limitations, User may reproduce, modify and make derivative works of the Information, provided that clear attribution to the original Database and MGH is included in each copy of the modified or derivative work.
THE DATABASE AND INFORMATION COMPRISING THE BEAGLE DATABASE IS PROVIDED "AS IS" AND THE AUTHOR(S) AND ANY OTHER PARTIES INVOLVED IN THE CREATION OR DELIVERY OF THE DATABASE MAKE NO REPRESENTATION OR WARRANTY INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, ANY IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF TITLE, MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND NON-INFRINGEMENT, WITH RESPECT TO ANY INFORMATION OFFERED OR PROVIDED HEREIN, AND EACH SPECIFICALLY DISCLAIMS ALL RESPONSIBILITY FOR ANY LIABILITY, LOSS OR RISK, PERSONAL OR OTHERWISE, WHICH IS INCURRED AS A CONSEQUENCE, DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY, OF THE USE AND APPLICATION OF ANY OF THE INFORMATION CONTAINED IN THE DATABASE.
ALL OTHER RIGHTS RESERVED. The Database is the property of MGH and is protected by United States and international copyright law, trademark law, and other intellectual property laws, as well as other state, federal and international laws and regulations. Access to the Database and use of the Information is licensed, not sold, and MGH does not grant any rights to use the Database or Information other than expressly provided in these Terms of Use. Any other use of the Database, including reproduction, modification, distribution or republication, without the prior written consent of MGH is strictly prohibited. Any commercialization of these materials is expressly prohibited.
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