TCB-UIUC BioCoRE User Bylaws

Please read and understand the following.  You may review, save or
print any part of this agreement.  We encourage you to print out a copy
of this entire document and refer to it as you use TCB-UIUC BioCoRE.


Illinois will undertake reasonable efforts to make the TCB-UIUC BioCoRE
server available except during scheduled outages. You are strongly
advised to backup your data regularly, as no backups are made of
TCB-UIUC BioCoRE data.


Your member name is your on-line identity.  Do not reveal your password
to other users.  Your account is at risk if you let someone use it

You are solely responsible for your conduct while using TCB-UIUC
BioCoRE, including the content of all messages you generate or forward,
and all content in any folders or other transmissions, information,
images or other interactions you generate, transmit or maintain on or
through TCB-UIUC BioCoRE.  System administrators take no responsibility
for any such on-line distribution or publication by you.

A user's conduct in the TCB-UIUC BioCoRE space should conform to the
requirements of the law, respect for the rights of other users of
TCB-UIUC BioCoRE, and current standards for communicating on-line.  By
your use of TCB-UIUC BioCoRE, you agree to use appropriate conduct and
language when you are on line -- this includes following the rules of
any ISP, any other on-line services, this agreement and all applicable
state, local and federal laws (including foreign or international law
where appropriate).

TCB-UIUC BioCoRE may be used only for lawful purposes.  The laws that
apply in the off-line world must be obeyed on-line as well.  Posting,
transmitting, promoting, using, distributing or storing Content in
violation of any applicable law or regulation is prohibited.  "Content"
means the text, software, communications, images, sounds, and all other
information and materials you encounter or generate on-line on the
Internet, including material protected by copyright, trademark, trade
secret or other intellectual property rights, and material that is
obscene, defamatory, constitutes an illegal threat, or violates export
control laws.

You must not copy, transmit, modify, distribute, show in public or in
private or create any derivative works from any of the Content you find
through TCB-UIUC BioCoRE, unless you have the legal right to do so.


Violations of system and network security are prohibited, and may
result in criminal and civil liability.  System administrators may
investigate incidents involving such violations and may report any
suspected criminal activity to law enforcement.  Examples of system and
network security violations include (but are not limited to) the

Unauthorized access to or use of data, systems or networks, including
any attempt to probe, scan or test the vulnerability of a system or
network or to breach security or authentication measures without the
express authorization of the owner of the system or network;

Unauthorized monitoring of data or traffic on any network or system
without the express authorization of the owner of the system or network;

Interference with service to any user, host or network including,
without limitation, mailbombing, flooding, deliberate attempts to
overload a system and broadcast attacks;

Falsifying your user identity or providing other false information to
system administrators or to other users of TCB-UIUC BioCoRE in
connection with your use of TCB-UIUC BioCoRE or any feature of TCB-UIUC

Posting viruses or software designed to create a virus or to do harm to
TCB-UIUC BioCoRE, any TCB-UIUC BioCoRE members or users of TCB-UIUC
BioCoRE, or any network;

Taking any other action to disrupt the normal use of TCB-UIUC BioCoRE or
the Internet by other users;

Use of software that allows your account to stay logged on while you
are not actively using the account.


System administrators reserve the right to limit TCB-UIUC BioCoRE
accounts in terms of the bandwidth for network traffic and disk
utilization for storage allocated to them.


System administrators may give notice to any TCB-UIUC BioCoRE member by
sending an e-mail message to the member's email address listed in the
member's TCB-UIUC BioCoRE registration.  TCB-UIUC BioCoRE members may
contact system administrators at the address given below.


TCB-UIUC BioCoRE might contains links to third party web sites that are
maintained by others. These links are provided solely as a convenience
to you and not as an endorsement of the contents on such third-party
Web sites.   NO representations regarding the content or accuracy of
materials on such third-party Web sites are made and if you decide to
access linked third-party Web sites, you do so at your own risk.


The best contact path for licensing issues is by e-mail to or send correspondence to:
                             BioCoRE Team
                             Theoretical and Computational Biophysics Group
                             Beckman Institute
                             University of Illinois
                             405 North Mathews MC-251
                             Urbana, Illinois 61801 USA
                             FAX: (217) 244-6078           

By signing the BioCoRE user agreement you also agree to the BioCoRE bylaws.

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