It is preliminary stated that Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, more specifically
its Division ESAT/SCD SISTA/COSIC/DOCARCH, for the purposes of this Agreement represented
by K.U. LEUVEN RESEARCH & DEVELOPMENT, Groot Begijnhof, Benedenstraat 59, B-3000
Leuven, Belgium, ("hereinafter referred to as K.U. LEUVEN"), and Flanders Interuniversity
Institute for Biotechnology vzw, Rijvisschestraat 120, B-9052 Zwijnaarde, Belgium
("hereinafter referred to as VIB") jointly own the copyright of the ENDEAVOUR software.
Therefore it is convened the following.
- Use of the ENDEAVOUR software
If you qualify as an Academic User, K.U.LEUVEN and VIB grant you a royalty-free,
non-exclusive and non-transferable limited license (with no right to sub-license)
to use the ENDEAVOUR software for your non-commercial research use only. Academic
User means a user of the ENDEAVOUR software :
- Who is employed by, or a student enrolled at, or a scientist legitimately affiliated
with an academic, non-profit or government institution; and
- Whose use of the ENDEAVOUR software is on behalf of and in the interest of such
academic, non-profit or government institution and is not on behalf of a commercial
In exchange for this license to use the ENDEAVOUR software you agree to the following:
- Access and use this ENDEAVOUR software only if you qualify as an Academic User;
- Discontinue use if at any time you fail to qualify as an Academic User;
- Access and use this ENDEAVOUR software for non-commercial research purposes only;
- At all times, comply with all applicable laws, rules and regulations with respect
to your use of this ENDEAVOUR software;
- Not to use or access the ENDEAVOUR software (a) directly on the behalf of any commercial
entity or (b) upon the direct or indirect request or inquiry of any commercial entity.
- Warranty, Liability and Indemnity
The ENDEAVOUR software is provided on an "as is," "as available" basis without warranties
of any kind either express or implied. To the fullest extent possible pursuant to
the applicable law, K.U. LEUVEN and VIB disclaim all warranties, express or implied,
including, but not limited to, implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for
a particular purpose, title and non-infringement or other violation of rights. K.U.
LEUVEN and/or VIB do not warrant or make any representations regarding the use,
validity, accuracy, or reliability of, or the results of the use of, or otherwise
respecting, the information and materials on the ENDEAVOUR software or any sites
linked to the ENDEAVOUR software.
Under no circumstances, including, but not limited to, negligence, shall K.U.LEUVEN,
VIB or its suppliers be liable for any direct, indirect, special, incidental or
consequential damages, or any other damages of any kind, including, but not limited
to, loss of data or loss of profits arising out of the use, or the inability to
use the site or the materials contained herein or accessed through, the ENDEAVOUR
software, even if K.U. LEUVEN, VIB or a K.U.Leuven authorized representative or
a VIB authorized representative has been advised of the possibility of such damages.
- Intellectual Property Rights
By using the ENDEAVOUR software, you do not acquire any intellectual property right
to the ENDEAVOUR software or any part thereof, nor do you acquire any license or
other rights under any patents, patent applications, trade secrets or other proprietary
rights of K.U. LEUVEN or VIB, except as expressly granted herein.
The Academic User shall acknowledge K.U.LEUVEN and VIB as the provider of software
and shall include a reference to Aerts S, Lambrechts D, Maity S, Van
Loo P, Coessens B, De Smet F, Tranchevent LC, De Moor B, Marynen P, Hassan B, Carmeliet
P, Moreau Y. Gene prioritization through genomic data fusion. Nat Biotechnol. 2006
May;24(5):537-544 in any manuscript describing data obtained using Licensed