Who we are
Accessing the Wyss Center Site as a guest
Access to the Wyss Center Site is permitted on a discretionary basis, and we reserve the right to withdraw or amend the functionalities we provide on our site without notice. We may also restrict access to some parts of the Wyss Center Site, or the entire Wyss Center Site, from time to time. We will not be liable if, for any reason, a Wyss Center Site or any of its functionality is unavailable at any time or for any period.
Acceptable use of the Wyss Center Site
You may use the Wyss Center Site only for lawful purposes. You may not use the Wyss Center Site:
- in any way that breaches any applicable law or regulation, is unlawful or fraudulent;
- for the purpose of harming or attempting to harm others in any way;
- to access without authority, interfere with, damage or disrupt any part of the Wyss Center Site, equipment or network on which the Wyss Center Site is stored, any software used in the provision of the Wyss Center Site; or any equipment or network or software owned or used by any third party.
Restrictions on use of content
The Materials contained in the Wyss Center Site are protected by copyright laws, international copyright law treaties, and other intellectual property laws and treaties (“IP Rights”). Unless otherwise expressly stipulated or indicated, the Materials may not be reproduced, uploaded, linked to another URL, copied, transmitted, modified, displayed or distributed in any form without Wyss Center’s prior written permission and the unauthorized copying, displaying or other use of any content (by linking, framing, or any other method) from the Wyss Center Site is a violation of the law. You acknowledge having been advised by the Wyss Center that the Materials are protected by a variety of laws.
The following trademarks are the property of the Wyss Center (unless otherwise stated). This list is not exhaustive. The absence of a mark from this list does not constitute a waiver of any IP Rights of the Wyss Center or any third party in that mark. The list below does not include any trademark application.
“Wyss Center for Bio and Neuroengineering” and its logo are registered trademarks of the Wyss Center.
“Epios” is a registered trademark of the Wyss Center.
All other brands and names used in the Wyss Center Site are property of their respective owners.
We strive to adhere to the accepted guidelines and standards for accessibility and usability to make our web content more accessible for people with disabilities. The website is built according to international standards for accessibility.
Metadata is input for each image to allow audio descriptions for web readers.
The text size in this website can be controlled using the settings on your browser.
On Windows machines hold down the control (Ctrl) key and use the + and - keys to adjust the size.
On Apple Macintosh machines hold down the Apple key and use the + and - keys to adjust the size.
We want to continually improve our accessibility. If you experience any difficulty in accessing information on the Wyss Center Site, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Links to third-party web sites
Disclaimer of warranties
The Wyss Center intends for the Wyss Center Site and the Materials contained on the Wyss Center Site to be accurate. The Wyss Center Site and the Materials could, however, contain technical inaccuracies, typographical mistakes, or other errors. The Wyss Center may make corrections to the Materials at any time.
Information, commentary and other materials posted on the Wyss Center Site are not intended to amount to advice on which reliance should be placed.
Our site changes regularly. We aim to update the Wyss Center Site and the Materials regularly and may change the content at any time. Any of the Materials on the Wyss Center Site may be out of date at any given time, and we are under no obligation to update such material.
The Wyss Center does make any representation and warranty regarding the availability, use, security, validity, accuracy, or reliability of the content of the Wyss Center Site or any other website linked to or from the Wyss Center Site. Any material downloaded or otherwise obtained through the use of the Wyss Center Site is done at your own discretion and risk and you are solely responsible for any damage to your computer system or loss of data that results from the download of any such material, or use of the Wyss Center Site. The content of the site is provided “as is” and on an “as available” basis, without warranties of any kind either express or implied. To the fullest extent possible pursuant to applicable law, the Wyss Center disclaims all warranties, express or implied, including, but not limited to non-infringement or other violation of rights. No advice or information, whether oral or written, obtained by you from the Wyss Center will be deemed to alter this disclaimer of warranty, or to create any warranty.
Limitation of liability
The Wyss Center will not be liable for any damages of any kind arising out of or relating to the use or the inability to use the Wyss Center Site, its content or links, including but not limited to damages caused by, or related to, errors, omissions, interruptions, defects, delay in operation or transmission, computer virus, line failure, and all other direct, indirect, special, incidental, exemplary or consequential damages even if the Wyss Center has been advised of the possibility of such damages. Some jurisdictions do not allow the exclusion or limitation of incidental or consequential damages, so the above limitation or exclusion may not apply to you.
Information about you and your visits to our site
Viruses, hacking and other offences
You must not transmit any data, send or upload any material that contains viruses, Trojan horses, worms, time-bombs, keystroke loggers, spyware, adware or any other harmful programs or similar computer code designed to adversely affect the operation of any computer software or hardware. You must not attempt to gain unauthorized access to the Wyss Center Site, the server on which the Wyss Center Site is stored or any server, computer or database connected to the Wyss Center Site. You must not attack our site via a denial-of-service attack or a distributed denial-of-service attack.
By breaching this provision, you may commit a criminal offence. We may report any such breach to the relevant law enforcement authorities and co-operate with those authorities by disclosing your identity to them. In the event of such a breach, your right to use the Wyss Center Site will cease immediately.
We will not be liable for any loss or damage caused by a distributed denial-of-service attack, viruses or other technologically harmful material that may infect your computer equipment, computer programs, data or other proprietary material due to your use of the Wyss Center Site or to your downloading of any material posted on it, or on any website linked to it.
Linking to our site
You may link to our website, provided you do so in a way that is fair and legal and does not damage our reputation or take advantage of it, but you must not establish a link in such a way as to suggest any form of association, approval or endorsement on our part where none exists.
You must not establish a link from any website that is not owned by you.
If you wish to make any use of Material on the Wyss Center Site other than as set out above, please address your request to us here email@example.com.
Third party rights
Variation and assignment
Jurisdiction and applicable law
Your questions and concerns
If you have any concerns about material which appears on the Wyss Center Site or the accessibility of our site, please send an email to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
This policy was updated on 11 January 2021.