Please read these Terms of Use and Privacy Notice (hereafter "Terms of Use") carefully before browsing the European Federation of Biotechnology website with address (the "Website").
This site is owned and operated by the "European Federation of Biotechnology", in short "EFB", an international not for profit association with registered office at Gran Vía Carlos III, 98, Torre Norte, Planta 10, 08028 Barcelona, Spain. Tel: +34 93 521 1153.

    1. General terms
These Terms of Use apply to any person accessing the Website (hereafter a "User") and may be changed in full or in part by EFB at all times and without notice. Regular consultation of these Terms of Use is therefore recommended, in order to remain up to date with the latest version.
By using this Website, the User fully and unconditionally accepts the present Terms of Use and undertakes to comply with them. If the User does not agree with these Terms of Use, he shall refrain from making any use whatsoever of the Website.
In case of a breach of these Terms of Use or of any other contractual obligation between the User and EFB, EFB reserves the right to refuse access to the Website (including, without limitation the Restricted Area, as defined below) without prejudice to the right of EFB or any third party to claim compensation for all direct and indirect damage sustained as a result of the breach.

    2. Conditions of access to the extranet area
Access to the extranet area of the website is restricted to EFB members and therefore cannot be accessed by any other users of the website. Access shall be conditional to obtaining a username and password from EFB.

    3. Content
The information and material contained in this Website is for information only. It is offered in the utmost good faith. The information it contains is believed to be correct. Nevertheless EFB makes no representation or warranties as to the adequacy, reliability, currency, completeness or accuracy of any information presented on this Website (or any linked site), neither does it assume any liability for any inaccuracy or incompleteness found in the content.
Barring deliberate acts and/or mandatory legal provisions, EFB will in no event be held responsible for any use made of the content of this Website. Neither will it be held liable for any loss or damage of any nature whatsoever (direct, indirect, material or immaterial, etc.) resulting from the use of or reliance on the information presented on this Website.
EFB reserves the right to amend and update this website at any time without prior notice. The user acknowledges that EFB reserves its right to modify the website and its content at any time and without prior notice.

    4. Security
EFB applies a range of security controls to protect the Website from unauthorized access. However, EFB does not guarantee that the Website will be secure or free from bugs or viruses.
EFB accepts no liability for any interference with or damage to a User's computer system, software or data occurring in connection with or relating to this Website or its use. Users are encouraged to take appropriate and adequate precautions (such as having their own virus protection software) to ensure that whatever is selected from this site is free of viruses or other contamination that may interfere with or damage the User's computer system, software or data.
Users are responsible for configuring their information technology, computer programmes and platform in order to access the Website.
Users must not misuse the Website by knowingly introducing viruses, trojans, worms, logic bombs or other material which is malicious or technologically harmful. Users must not attempt to gain unauthorised access to the Website, the server on which the Website is stored or any server, computer or database connected to the Website. Users must not attack the Website via a denial-of-service attack or a distributed denial-of service attack. EFB will report any such breach to the relevant law enforcement authorities and will co-operate with those authorities.

    5. Privacy
To use most of this Website, you do not need to provide EFB with any personal data. However, we do collect personal data with your consent when you send a query to through our content form.
Your personal data will only be used by EFB to administer the service that you have requested. When you provide personal information to EFB for any of the above reasons, we will take all necessary steps and use the best security measures to protect your personal data against loss, misuse and alteration. EFB will not give away or sell your personal data to third parties.
EFB respects your privacy and only uses your information for quick and easy communication: information and answers to your queries, electronic communications (press releases, newsletters, etc.), comments and suggestions. All personal data that we gain from personal contacts, mailings and the website are structurally recorded by EFB and is not passed on to third parties. If you want to view your data, you can make a request to EFB, Gran Vía Carlos III, 98, Torre Norte, Planta 10, 08028 Barcelona (Spain), phone +34 93 521 1153 or by e-mail at [email protected].