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Terms of Use
 
These Terms of Use describe the terms and conditions applicable to your use of our International Reagent Resource ("IRR", "we" or "us") Site.
The Site is operated by the American Type Culture Collection (ATCC®) in its capacity as contractor to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (“CDC”), Department of Health and Human Services ("HHS"). By using this Site, you agree to be bound by the terms and conditions set forth in these Terms of Use. If you do not agree to these Terms of Use, you may not use this Site.
 
We may modify these Terms of Use at any time by posting the modified version on our Site and revising the "last modified" notice at the bottom of this Web page. Modifications to these Terms of Use will automatically be effective two (2) days after they are initially posted on our Site. Please check these Terms of Use periodically for changes. Your continued use of this Site following the posting of any such changes constitutes acceptance of those changes.
 
Scope of Use
This Site is directed towards adults in the scientific community. We encourage you to download small portions of the material descriptions, FAQs, other data, text and graphics on this Site ("Content") for your informational, noncommercial use only, provided you also retain all copyright, trademark and other proprietary notices contained on such Content. Please note that exercising the foregoing rights in order to evaluate whether to request materials from IRR, deposit materials with IRR or otherwise enter into a collaboration with IRR shall not constitute commercial use. You may not modify, display, distribute or perform the Site or any portion thereof without ATCC's written permission.
 
No Warranties
EXCEPT AS OTHERWISE EXPRESSLY PROVIDED IN THE APPLICABLE MATERIAL TRANSFER AGREEMENT, IF ANY, THIS SITE AND ALL CONTENT, MATERIALS, OTHER PRODUCTS AND SERVICES AVAILABLE ON OR THROUGH THE SITE (COLLECTIVELY, "MATERIALS") ARE PROVIDED TO YOU ON AN "AS IS" "AS AVAILABLE" BASIS WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, NON-INFRINGEMENT, TYPICALITY, SAFETY AND ACCURACY. THE INFORMATION PROVIDED ON THE IRR SITE IS NOT TAILORED TO YOUR SPECIFIC FACTUAL CIRCUMSTANCES. WHILE ATCC USES REASONABLE EFFORTS TO INCLUDE ACCURATE AND UP-TO-DATE INFORMATION ON THE SITE, ATCC MAKES NO WARRANTY AS TO THE ACCURACY, COMPLETENESS, CURRENCY, OR RELIABILITY OF ANY MATERIALS AVAILABLE THROUGH THIS SITE. YOU ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR VERIFYING THAT THE GENERAL INFORMATION PROVIDED IS APPROPRIATE FOR YOUR SPECIFIC FACTUAL SITUATION BEFORE RELYING ON IT. ATCC IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY ERRORS OR OMISSIONS IN OR FOR THE RESULTS OBTAINED FROM THE USE OF THIS INFORMATION. USE OF THE WEB SITE AND THE MATERIALS AVAILABLE ON THE SITE IS AT YOUR SOLE RISK. ATCC MAKES NO REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES THAT USE OF THE WEB SITE WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED, ERROR-FREE OR COMPLETELY SECURE. YOU ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR TAKING ALL NECESSARY PRECAUTIONS TO ENSURE THAT ANY MATERIAL YOU MAY OBTAIN FROM THE SITE IS FREE OF VIRUSES AND OTHER POTENTIALLY HARMFUL DEVICES.
 
Limitation of Liability
ATCC and HHS SPECIFICALLY DISCLAIM ANY LIABILITY, WHETHER BASED IN CONTRACT, TORT, STRICT LIABILITY OR OTHERWISE, FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, OR SPECIAL DAMAGES ARISING OUT OF OR IN ANY WAY CONNECTED WITH ACCESS TO OR USE OF THE SITE, EVEN IF IRR OR ATCC HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO RELIANCE BY ANY PARTY ON ANY CONTENT OBTAINED THROUGH THE USE OF THE SITE, OR THAT ARISES IN CONNECTION WITH MISTAKES OR OMISSIONS IN, OR DELAYS IN TRANSMISSION OF, INFORMATION TO OR FROM THE USER, INTERRUPTIONS IN TELECOMMUNICATIONS CONNECTIONS TO THE SITE OR VIRUSES, WHETHER CAUSED IN WHOLE OR IN PART BY NEGLIGENCE, ACTS OF GOD, TELECOMMUNICATIONS FAILURE, THEFT OR DESTRUCTION OF, OR UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS TO, THE SITE, OR RELATED INFORMATION OR PROGRAMS.
 
Requesting Materials from IRR
To request materials via this Web Site, you must agree to the IRR User Agreement prior to submitting your request. You must be currently registered with IRR before making a request. Information regarding registration is available here.
 
Information Provided
The information available on the Site, including without limitation FAQs, product information, regulatory and permit information, citations from scientific literature, patents, and similar scientific material, is provided as a courtesy to IRR customers and is intended for general, informational purposes only. Content on the Site is subject to change without notice. Contact the appropriate regulatory agency for current requirements. Anyone obtaining materials from or depositing materials with IRR is ultimately responsible for obtaining all necessary permits and for complying with all applicable laws and regulatory requirements.
The information provided on this Site is not intended for distribution to, or use by, any person or entity in any jurisdiction or country where such distribution or use would be contrary to law or regulation or which would subject IRR to any registration requirement within such jurisdiction or country.
 
Links
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E-mail
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Employment Opportunities
IRR and ATCC comply with the requirements of all applicable laws concerning equal employment opportunity. In the recruitment of employment there will be no unlawful discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (unless sex is a bonafide occupational requirement), age, national origin, disability, or any other basis prohibited by applicable law. IRR encourages all qualified applicants to apply.
 
Governing Law, Location, Entire Agreement
The laws of the Commonwealth of Virginia shall govern these Terms of Use, without reference to its choice of law rules. The Site is operated by ATCC (American Type Culture Collection) from its offices in Manassas, Virginia. ATCC makes no representation that the information in the Site is appropriate or available for use in other locations, and access to the Site from territories where the content of the Site may be illegal is prohibited. Those who choose to access the Site from other locations do so on their own initiative and are responsible for compliance with applicable local laws. These Terms of Use constitute the entire agreement between ATCC and you with respect to the Site.
 
Arbitration
Any controversy or claim arising out of or relating to these Terms of Use of this Site shall be settled by binding arbitration in accordance with the commercial arbitration rules of the American Arbitration Association. Any such controversy or claim shall be arbitrated on an individual basis, and shall not be consolidated in any arbitration with any claim or controversy of any other party. The arbitration shall be conducted in Manassas, Virginia, if available, or, Prince Williams County, Virginia, and judgment on the arbitration award may be entered into any court having jurisdiction thereof. Notwithstanding anything to the contrary in the foregoing, ATCC may obtain from a court any interim or provisional relief that may be necessary to protect IRRs' rights or property.
 
Violations
IRR and ATCC reserve the right to seek all remedies available at law and in equity for violations of the rules and regulations set forth in this Site, including the right to block access from a particular Internet address to the Site.
 
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