Disclaimer

Welcome to Yissum Technology Transfer Company of the Hebrew University Ltd. ("Yissum"), the commercial arm of Hebrew University of Jerusalem.  Yissum owns and maintains the Web Site http://www.yissum.co.il ("the Web Site"). These Terms of Use set out and contain the entire terms and conditions for using the Web Site. By continuing to use the Web Site, you agree to abide by these Terms of Use.

Use
The Web Site provides information related to the Hebrew University and Yissum.  You may use the content of the Web Site for the sole purpose of acquiring information about activities of Yissum and the Hebrew University.

The content of the Web Site is presented for informative purposes only. The information does not constitute a solicitation or inducement to engage in a commercial enterprise with the Hebrew University, Yissum or any third party.  Yissum does not endorse, solicit, or promote any of the commercial entities and/or third parties' products, which the Web Site describes or presents. Nothing on the Web Site should be considered as a legally binding offer or request for proposals.

Unless stated otherwise, Yissum presents the standard agreements in the Agreements and the Patents sections of the Web Site for informative purposes only. These agreements may change from time to time. You should therefore contact Yissum's representative, who will provide you with the current version of the relevant agreement and with the necessary assistance.
In addition, the Web Site's projects list may change over time. Therefore, you should contact and consult Yissum's representative as to the current projects that are available for licensing.

Proprietary Rights
All material contained on the Web Site is copyrighted. You may not reproduce, distribute, transmit, publish, make available or otherwise use any material on the Web Site, without prior written permission from Yissum, except as expressly stated in these Terms of Use.

No trademarks, trade names or service marks appearing on the Web Site may be used without prior written permission from Yissum.  You may not adapt or use any trademark, trade name, service mark or domain name similar to or likely to be confused with those of Yissum or the Hebrew University, or take any other action which infringes, impairs or dilutes Yissum or the Hebrew University's intellectual property rights.

You may not alter or remove any trademark, copyright or other notice from copies of the content used according to the permission set forth in these Terms of Use.

Disclaimer of Warranty
YOU ACKNOWLEDGE AND AGREE THAT THE WEB SITE AND THE INFORMATION CONTAINED THEREIN ARE BEING PROVIDED FOR USE AS IS, AND THEREFORE YOU WILL NOT HAVE ANY PLEA, CLAIM OR DEMAND AGAINST YISSUM OR THE HEBREW UNIVERSITY IN RESPECT OF THE WEB SITE'S PROPERTIES, ABILITIES, LIMITATIONS OR FITNESS FOR ANY PARTICULAR PURPOSE.  THE USE OF THE WEB SITE IS ACCORDINGLY AT YOUR SOLE AND ENTIRE RISK, WITHOUT WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR PURPOSE, NON-INFRINGEMENT, COMPATIBILITY, SECURITY OR ACCURACY.

YISSUM DOES NOT WARRANT, AND HEREBY DISCLAIMS ANY WARRANTIES, EITHER EXPRESSED OR IMPLIED, WITH RESPECT TO THE ACCURACY, ADEQUACY OR COMPLETENESS OF THE WEB SITE, INFORMATION OBTAINED FROM THE WEB SITE OR FROM OTHER WEB SITES TO WHICH THE WEB SITE IS LINKED.  YISSUM DOES NOT WARRANT THAT THE WEB SITE WILL OPERATE IN AN UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR-FREE MANNER OR THAT THE WEB SITE IS FREE FROM HARMFUL COMPONENTS.  USE OF THE WEBSITE ITSELF AND OF INFORMATION OBTAINED FROM OR THROUGH THE WEB SITE IS AT YOUR OWN RISK.

Limitation of Liability
YOU WILL NOT HAVE ANY PLEA, CLAIM OR DEMAND AGAINST YISSUM OR THE HEBREW UNIVERSITY, THEIR OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, SHAREHOLDERS, EMPLOYEES, SUB-CONTRACTORS AND AGENTS IN RESPECT OF ANY CONTENT OR ADVICE UPON WHICH YOU DECIDE TO RELY FURTHER TO THE USE OF THE WEB SITE.  YISSUM AND THE HEBREW UNIVERSITY WILL NOT BE DEEMED RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY CONTENT OR ADVICE, AND RELIANCE ON SUCH CONTENT AND ADVICE IS AT YOUR SOLE AND WHOLE RISK.

IN ANY EVENT, YISSUM AND THE HEBREW UNIVERSITY, THEIR OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, SHAREHOLDERS, EMPLOYEES, SUB-CONTRACTORS AND AGENTS SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGE (DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL), LOSS, EXPENSE OR PAYMENT CAUSED TO YOU BY THE USE OF THE WEB SITE OR THE INABILITY TO USE IT.

Indemnity
You will indemnify Yissum, its officers, directors, shareholders, employees, sub-contractors, agents and anyone acting on its behalf in respect of any damage, loss, loss of profit, payment or expense caused to them (including attorneys' fees and legal expenses) by a breach of your obligations pursuant to these Terms of Use and/or by your use of any information obtained by you from the Web Site.

Privacy
Yissum respects the privacy of all visitors to the Web Site and treats visitors' information as confidential.  Yissum does not collect personally identifiable information from you, unless you have provided it voluntarily and knowingly.  Yissum will use the information you have provided in the "contact us" section of the Web Site in order to answer your inquiries. Yissum will not share such information with anyone but the Hebrew University and/or the relevant licensees (if any), without your consent, except as required by law or in the course of any legal proceedings.

Yissum does not presently monitor visitors' habits, using "cookies" or other technological measures. Nevertheless, Yissum, in the future, may share the accumulated, non-personally-identifiable information with third parties, inter alia, to improve and enrich the quality of the Web Site's content and services. Such information will only be shared  after any personally identifiable information has been removed.

Changes
Yissum may change these Terms of Use from time to time.  The changes will take effect seven days after their initial publication on the Web Site. You are therefore encouraged to review these Terms of Use regularly.

General
These Terms of Use constitute the entire agreement between you and Yissum with respect to the subject matter hereof and they supersede any and all other agreements.

Governing Law and Jurisdiction
These Terms of Use shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of Israel, without regard to or the application of any choice of law rules or principles.  You hereby consent to the personal and exclusive jurisdiction and venue of the competent court in Jerusalem, Israel.