Conditions of use

Notice to users: This is the property of Mathias Schuler, Institute for Cell Biology, Department of Immunology, Eberhard-Karls-Universität Tübingen, Germany. It is for authorized use only. Users (authorized or unauthorized) have no implicit expectation of privacy. The use of SNEP is free and unrestricted for non-profit research institutions. Commercial users (e.g. biotech or pharmaceutical companies) can only use SNEP after agreeing to a set of regulations soon to be announced on this site. Use of the programme invokes the acceptance of the conditions of use. Any or all users of this system and all files may be intercepted, monitored, recorded, copied, audited, inspected, and disclosed to authorized site, the Department of Immunology.´By using this system, the user consents to such interception, monitoring, recording, copying, auditing, inspection, and disclosure at the discretion of the authorized site or respective personnel in the Department of Immunology. Unauthorized or improper use of this system may result in administrative disciplinary action and civil or crime penalties. By continuing to use this system you indicate your awareness of and your consent to these terms and conditions of use. Please log off immediately if you do not agree to the conditions stated in these terms of use.

Policy and Disclaimers

Policy statement: The creators of SNEP strongly support academic freedom and the researcher's right to publish; for this reason, we do not endorse the point of view of a publication or guarantee its technical correctness.

Disclaimer of liability: With respect to documents available from this server, we cannot make any warranty, either expressed or implied, including the warranties of merchantability and fitness for particular purpose, or assume any legal liability or responsibility for the accuracy, completonness, or usefulness of any information, or represents that its use would not infringe privately owned rights. SNEP was designed to support basic research. We cannot assume any responsibility for clinical or therapeutic applications of SNEP results, and recommend further in vitro experiments to confirm SNEP predictions before their clinical application.

Privacy Notice

Visitors to the SNEP website have no explicit or implicit expectation of privacy. We monitor network traffic to identify unauthorized attempts to upload or change information or otherwise cause damage. Any or all visits to the SNEP website are subject to the Conditions of Use. We collect no personal information about you if you visit the SNEP website, unless otherwise stated, except if you choose to provide this information to us. However, we do collect and store certain information automatically. This includes:

the Internet Protocol (IP) address and the name of the host from which you access the Internet (e.g. 123.456.789.012), regardless if it is yours individually or provided as a proxy by your Internet Service Provider (ISP), as well as the pages you peruse (recorded by the text and graphic files that compose the respective site).

We use the summary statistics to help us improve the usefulness of our site for visitors (such as assessing information that is of most or of least interest to visitors). This information is not shared with anyone beyond the support staff of the SNEP website, unless required for site security purposes, to ensure that the SNEP website remains available to all users (e.g. technical purposes), and when required by law enforcement investigation. We use the information only as a source of anonymous statistical information, and no other attempts are made to identify individual users or their usage habits, unless there is suspicion of improper use.


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Maria-Dorothea Nastke, Mathias M. Schuler