MyTechne Terms of Service

MyTechne service (“Service”) is provided by MY TECHNE CORP. and its affiliates (“MyTechne” “we”, “our” or “us”). By using our Service, you are agreeing to these Terms of Service (“Terms”) and certify that you are over the age of 18. If you are using the Service on behalf of an organization or entity (“Organization”), then you are agreeing to these Terms on behalf of the Organization. In that case, “you” and “your” may refer to the Organization. Please read these terms carefully before starting to use our Service.

Change of Terms of Service

From time to time, MyTechne may modify existing terms and/or update these terms with additional terms that apply to the Service. For example, MyTechne may modify existing terms to reflect any mandatory changes to the law. You should check the terms regularly to keep informed. MyTechne will also post a notice of modification to these Terms on this page or via the email address you registered with us. Note, changes will not apply retroactively and will become effective thirty (30) days after the notice is provided. Changes addressing new functions for the Service or changes made for legal reasons may be effective immediately. You should discontinue your use of our Service if you do not agree with updated/modified Terms.

Privacy Protection

MyTechne’s Privacy Policy explains how we treat your personal data and protect your privacy when using our Service. By using our Service, you automatically agree to our privacy policies and MyTechne can use such data in accordance with its privacy policies.

Your Content in Our Service

Our service allows you to upload, download and store content, including but not limited to, information, text, graphics, videos, audios, or other material (“Content”). You retain ownership of any intellectual property rights that you hold in that Content. When you upload, store, send or receive Content to or through our Service, you give MyTechne and its service partners a worldwide license to host, store, upload and download this Content and only for the purpose of providing the Service strictly to you and your use of the Content. We reserve our right at all times, but are not obligated, to remove or refuse to distribute any Content through the Service including your Content.

Software in Our Service

When the Service requires or includes downloadable software, this software may update automatically on your device once a new version or features become available to you. Some platforms may let you adjust your automatic update settings.

 

MyTechne gives you a personal, worldwide, royalty-free, non-assignable and non-exclusive license to use the software provided by MyTechne as part of the Service. You may not copy, modify, distribute, sell, or lease any part of our Service or included software, nor may you reverse engineer or attempt to extract the source code of the software, unless local laws prohibit those restrictions or you have our written permission.

Modifying and Terminating Our Service

MyTechne may add or remove functionalities or features in the normal course of improving, changing, and/or updating the Service.

You can choose to stop using our Service at will. We may also stop providing Service to you, or add or create new limitations to our Service at any time as detailed in the Terms.

Using Our Service

You must follow any policies made available to you within the Service. You may only use our Service as permitted by law. MyTechne may investigate and/or suspend or terminate our Service to you at any time if we find your use of our Service violates the Terms and/or any policies.

Using our Service does not grant you ownership of any intellectual property rights in our Service or the content you may have access to. You may not use any copyrighted content in our Service unless you obtain permission from the content owner and/or are otherwise permitted by law. The Terms do not grant you the right to use any branding or logos used in our Service. Our Service may display some logos, trademarks, or branding materials that are not the property of MyTechne. These types of content are the sole responsibility of the entity that makes it available.

You must not abuse and/or misuse our Service, including but not limited to, doing the following things:

  1. Using the Service for any unlawful purposes or activities;

  2. Uploading any content to the Service in violation of any applicable law, including but not limited to, intellectual property laws and publicity laws;

  3. Sending unsolicited promotions or advertisements;

  4. Accessing or tampering with the Service’s server systems;

  5. Interfering with or disrupting the access of any user, host, or network;

  6. Abusing or submitting excessively frequent requests to the Service via the API.

  7. Edit, alter, modify, adapt, translate or otherwise change the whole or any part of the Software nor permit the whole or any part of the Software to be combined with or become incorporated in any other software, nor decompile, disassemble or reverse engineer the Software or attempt to do any such things

  8. Reproduce, copy, distribute, resell or otherwise use the Software for any commercial purpose

  9. Allow any third party to use the Software on behalf of or for the benefit of any third party

  10. Use the Software in any way which breaches any applicable local, national or international law

 

MyTechne, in its sole discretion, will determine abuse and/or misuse of our Service.

Feedback

Upon reasonable request by MyTechne, you agree to provide suggestions, enhancements, requests, recommendations or other feedback provided (individually and collectively, “Feedback”) regarding the Service. Feedback may inform MyTechne about the performance, ease of use, features that may be missing, and any bugs encountered during the use of the service. MyTechne may contact you and you agree to make available a reasonable amount of time to discuss the service with MyTechne if so requested.

 

MyTechne will have a non-exclusive, paid-up, royalty-free, worldwide, transferable, sublicensable, irrevocable, perpetual license to use the Feedback in its business including to copy, modify or incorporate into the Service and MyTechne Property.

Limited Liability for Our Service

To the maximum extent permitted by law, the service is available “as is”. You expressly understand and agree that:

When permitted by law, MyTechne and its service partners, licensors, employees, agents will not be responsible for any lost profits, revenues, or data, financial losses or indirect, special, consequential, exemplary, or punitive damages under any circumstances.

Your use and/or purchase of service are all at your sole risk. The service is provided on an “as is” basis.

MyTechne does not warrant that:

  1. The service will meet all of your requirements at all times;

  2. the service will be error-free and all errors in the service will be corrected;

  3. the service will be uninterrupted


All content downloaded, uploaded and/or otherwise obtained through the use of the service is done at your own discretion and risk and you are solely responsible for any damage to your computer equipment or devices, including but not limited to, laptop computers, desktop computer, tablets, smartphones and smartwatches, or any data loss resulting from download or use of any such above mentioned material.

Information gathering and usage

When registering for MyTechne we ask for information such as your name and email address. Your information is only used internally and won't be shared with others.

 

Intellectual Property and Ownership

MyTechne shall at all times retain ownership of the Software as originally downloaded by you and all subsequent downloads of the Software by you. The Software (and the copyright, and other intellectual property rights of whatever nature in the Software, including any modifications made thereto) are and shall remain the property of MyTechne.

MyTechne reserves the right to grant licences to use the Software to third parties.