use of the Weizmann Institute of Science website
Dear Website user,
You undertake to conduct yourself responsibly when using the Website and to behave respectfully towards other visitors to the Website, the Website operators and towards any other party who might be offended by your use of the Website. The Website may be used solely for legal purposes. Should the Institute discover and/or suspect that you are misusing the Website, the Institute may, at its sole discretion, immediately block your usage of any of the services (or a portion thereof) being offered on the Website, without any prior notice.
altering, publishing, broadcasting, transferring, selling, disseminating or making any commercial use of the Content and/or any portion thereof;
disseminating, copying, reproducing, publicly displaying or delivering to any third party the Content and/or any portion thereof;
compiling an anthology, collection or database that shall contain Content using a computer application or any other means;
presenting Content in any manner whatsoever, which alters its design or eliminates and/or adds any content to it. Furthermore, you hereby undertake that, if you shall create a link referring to the Content, which is not a link to the Website’s home page, using a “deep link” and/or in any other way, such link shall be accompanied with reference to the Website’s home page. The Institute may order you to remove any link, including any such “deep link”, at its sole discretion. In such instance, the link that the Institute demanded be removed shall be immediately removed, and you shall not have any allegation, demand or claim against the Institute and/or against the Website in this regard;
creating a link from the Website or to the Website to any other website containing offensive content;
unlawfully hacking into material and/or computer files and/or injecting a computer virus into other computers and/or using or disrupting other computers in violation of the Computers Law, 5755 – 1995;
publishing any offensive content and/or content which might, in the Institute’s opinion, harm the reputation and good name of the Institute, its employees and/or any party acting on its behalf and/or of third parties and/or infringing upon the copyrights of the Institute, its employees and/or any party acting on its behalf and/or of third parties and/or infringing upon any other right of the Institute, its employees and/or any party acting on its behalf and/or of third parties.
The Institute shall not bear any liability for any damage that you might incur as a result of any wrongful use of the Website. You bear the full and sole liability for any such prohibited use made by you, and you hereby undertake to indemnify the Institute in respect of any damage incurred as a consequence thereof.
Some of the services on the Website require registration, and you might be required to furnish personal information during registration. If you do not furnish the requested information, which is required in order to complete your registration, you shall be unable to register for these services. By completing your registration, you are acknowledging that the data you furnish shall be retained and used by the Institute, subject to any applicable law and to Weizmann’s Privacy and Data Protection Policy and Notice. You may be required to select a username and password when registering for a service, which shall identify you when accessing the service. It is your responsibility to safeguard the confidentiality of your username and password in order to prevent misuse thereof. The Institute, at its absolute discretion, may decide not to allow you to use a service requiring registration. Without derogating from the above mentioned, the Institute may cancel your registration for a service, or block your access to such service, at its sole discretion.
Linked content and users' content
The Website might offer a search engine that shall enable you to locate information and content published on the Internet in general and on the Website in particular. A portion of the information and content referred to above is not published by the Institute or on its behalf, and the Institute is incapable of controlling or supervising the contents of such publicized subject matter.
The Website may offer software programs that may be downloaded to your personal computer and/or links to websites enabling you to download such software programs. Unless otherwise expressly stated, the Institute does not develop or test the quality of such software programs, and offering a link to them does not attest to their reliability and/or compatibility with your needs and/or your computer. The downloading of software programs to your computer shall be entirely and solely at your own responsibility, and the use thereof is subject to the licensing conditions included in such programs.
The data that you shall furnish when registering for the Website shall be safeguarded, subject to the statutory provisions and pursuant to the Weizmann’s Privacy and Data Protection Policy, which are made as an integral part hereof.
The Institute may change the structure, appearance and design of the Website from time to time, as well as the volume and availability of the services therein, at its sole discretion. Naturally, changes of this type are liable to involve disruptions and/or give rise to inconvenience. You shall not have any allegation, claim and/or demand against the Institute in respect of the implementation of such changes and/or in respect of disruptions that might occur due to the implementation of such changes.
The Institute may disconnect, restrict or discontinue the services on the Website at any time, including, but not limited, for the purpose of performing essential or immediate maintenance and/or set-up operations on systems serving the Website.
Without derogating from that stated above, the Institute may discontinue the services on the Website at any time, in whole or in part. Should the Institute decide to discontinue the provision of services, notice thereof shall be announced on the home page of the Website a reasonable period of time in advance. Upon discontinuance of services, the Institute shall retain the material and Content contained on the Website for a reasonable period, and subsequently, shall be allowed to delete such material and Content without retaining any backup thereof, and without issuing any further notice in this regard.
Use of the Website shall be subject solely to the laws and regulations of the State of Israel. Any issue and matter deriving from this agreement and/or relating to the Website shall be deliberated by the competent courts in Tel-Aviv – Jaffa, who shall have exclusive jurisdiction.