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Clarivate Terms of Use

Clarivate Terms of Use

2018

 
Rights of Use:
•search, access, download and print reasonable amounts of Content reasonably required for your own work use and for your employer’s internal business purposes
•distribute copies of Content to other individuals who you know are users of the Product within your organization
•include insubstantial portions of Content as incidental samples or for illustrative or demonstration purposes, including in reports prepared for internal business purposes and provided that you include the following acknowledgement: “Source: Clarivate Analytics.”
 
Reasonable Amount. We determine a “reasonable amount” of Content to download by comparing your download activity against the average annual download rates for all Clarivate clients using the Product.
 
Insubstantial Portion. We determine an “insubstantial portion” of downloaded Content to mean an amount of Content taken from the Product which (1) would not have significant commercial value of its own; and (2) would not act as a substitute for access to a Clarivate product for someone who does not have access to that product.
 
Restrictions on Use:
End users are not entitled to do anything that would cause a breach of the terms of the License Agreement, such as:
•allowing anyone else to use their username/password
•downloading excessive amounts of Content
•providing Content to anyone else, other than in licensed, source acknowledged documents or reports created as part of one’s normal work
•automatically downloading, text mining or indexing Content
•using the Product or Content to provide services to anyone outside the organization
•removing proprietary rights notices in the Product or Content
•may not use, copy, adapt, translate, modify, sell, distribute or otherwise create derivative databases, services or works of or based on the Product or the Content.
•Unless provided for in the License Agreement, you may only reverse engineer, decompile or disassemble any of the software or technology contained in the Product or the Content to the extent expressly permitted by law, where such rights cannot be modified by agreement.
•Except for Insubstantial Portions or unless you know that your employer has purchased an archive license to store the Content, you may not store Content that you print or download for longer than 3 months.
 
 
 
•username and password are confidential to us and must not be disclosed to any third party (including other employees or contractors working for your employer).
 
UNLAWFUL CONDUCT
 
Use of the Product or other services provided by Clarivate for any purpose that is unlawful, or in any manner that could exceed your authorized access or otherwise damage, disable, overburden or impair the operation of the Product or other services provided by Clarivate, or any other person’s use or enjoyment of the Product or those other services, is strictly prohibited. Such prohibited actions include but are not limited to: 
 
•violating or attempting to violate security measures
•accessing data that is not intended for your use or logging into a server or account which you are not authorized to access
•attempting to probe, scan or test the vulnerability of a system or network or to breach security or authentication measures without proper authorization;
•attempting to interfere with service to any user, host or network
•forging any TCP/IP packet header or any part of the header information in any e-mail or newsgroup posting
•taking any action in order to obtain services to which you are not entitled
 
Unlawful conduct may result in civil or criminal liability. 
 
For use of Medline via Clarivate only:
 
Users must:
•Comply with the following data display requirements:
•If Client is permitted to redistribute or retransmit records or derived data from MEDLINE®/PubMed® hereunder, all complete or parts of U.S. National Library of Medicine (NLM) records that are redistributed or retransmitted must be identified as being derived from NLM data.
•Client shall acknowledge NLM as the source of the MEDLINE®/PubMed® data in a suitably clear and conspicuous manner with respect to all varieties of electronic or printed products/services/applications including those which may consist of: 1) only data licensed from NLM; 2) complete or partial NLM provided records merged or displayed with data from other sources, or 3) information/data derived from data licensed from NLM. Recommended wording examples for attribution are:
“From MEDLINE®/PubMed®, a database of the U.S. National Library of Medicine.”
“Title and MeSH Headings from MEDLINE®/PubMed®, a database of the U.S. National Library of Medicine.”
“Protein-gene relationships mined from MEDLINE®/PubMed®, a database of the U.S. National Library of Medicine.”

 

 
•The duplication, sale or redistribution of MEDLINE®/PubMed® must conform to fair use guidelines and copyright law.