Terms and Conditions

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This website is administered by the 3Rs-Centre of Utrecht University, hereafter referred to as the "provider". The website is originally based on the CD-ROM Humane Endpoints in Laboratory Animal Experimentation”. This CD-ROM was created in collaboration with the Netherlands Society for Laboratory Animal Science (NVP), the Foundation on Laboratory Animal Information (SPI) and Laboratory Animals Limited (LAL) , and was commissioned by the Netherlands Organisation for Health Research and Development (ZonMW).

Please read these Terms of use and conditions carefully. They regulate access to the website, humane-endpoints.info, and to all its products and services. The rules that apply when we process your personal data for access to the closed website section may be read in the following section about Registration and Privacy policy.

Registration and privacy policy

Anyone may have access to the open section of our site without submitting any personal information. While such visits to humane-endpoints.info do not require registration, they are subject to the Terms of use.

However, access to the secure section requires that one registers for membership. Registration is free of charge.

Both a registered member and a visitor will be referred to hereunder as the "user".

The user receives a confirmation notice stating his individual username and password. No user may appropriate or use someone else's username and/or password. The user shall make every reasonable effort to keep his username and/or password confidential and to prevent third parties from misappropriation. The user is solely responsible for the confidentiality of his username and/or password and for any act resulting from the use thereof. The user agrees to notify the provider immediately of any unauthorized use of his username and/or password or any other actual or potential breach of security of humane-endpoints.info, as well as every intrusion on the right of third parties to the provider. The user agrees to log out after each use of the website and to verify such logout.

The provider reserves the right to refuse or cancel the registration of any user on humane-endpoints.info.

Any person who accesses and uses the humane-endpoints.info website- irrespective of the purpose of this use- also agrees:

  • not to register on humane-endpoints.info with multiple accounts;
  • to provide correct, up-to-date, accurate and complete user data;
  • to regularly review and/or revise his/her user data to assure they remain correct, up-to-date, accurate and complete;
  • not to appropriate the identity of any other person or entity, or to use a false (company) name.

In the event that user data submitted by the user, are found to be not correct, up-to-date, accurate and/or complete, the provider reserves the right to immediately suspend or permanently deny that user access to humane-endpoints.info.

Information posted by the provider on this website, humane-endpoints.info, is prepared with the utmost attention and care. Nevertheless, it is possible that this website and/or its links to other websites contains errors or fails to perform as intended.

The provider does not accept any liability for damage caused by such errors or omissions, or for any problems resulting from the use or dissemination of its data or information. The provider also will not accept any liability for loss, loss of profit, or loss of enjoyment of life that may result from the use or dissemination of information, or from technical defects. Downloading data and information is entirely at the risk of the user.

Every effort will be made to see to it that user data collected by the provider are treated confidentially. Information will not be disclosed to third parties, unless required by law.

Copyright and content

Texts, layout, graphics, scripts and other items on this site are protected by copyright. Copies, adaptations, translations, revisions, changes of the whole or any part of this site in any form or by any means, are strictly prohibited unless prior written authorization is granted by the provider. Any breach could lead to civil or criminal prosecution.

External information

This site contains links to third party web pages. The provider has no control over the content or other features of these sites and is in no way liable or responsible for their content or performance.

Notification of infringement of privacy

If you believe that a member of our site has committed an illegal infringement of your privacy, please inform us immediately by e-mail. We will do everything in our power to investigate the problem and to take appropriate action.