Introduction

EU name: INTRO

(Date: Aug 24 2016 INTRO )

The CMBI courses are freely available and freely accessible. But there are some rules, and those are listed here.

Welcome in the CMBI educational suite. You will find here a series of courses that you can use freely. If you want to get access to the passwords to the answers you will need to mail us.

If you want to get access to the CMS software that was used to make these courses, you can because these courses are being produced by WHAT IF.

Legal notice

The educational material is freely distributed. The data, scripts and texts are distributed in the hope that they will be useful, but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY without even the implied warranty of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose. The copyright holders and/or other parties provide the data "AS IS", without warranty of any kind, either expressed or implied. The entire risk as to the quality and performance of the data, scripts and texts is with you. Should any data, script or text prove defective, you assume the cost of all necessary servicing, repair or correction.

The copyrights for ALL information stored in the data, scripts and texts belong to G. Vriend, CMBI. You are free to make unlimited use of the data, scripts and texts for teaching purposes and for all forms of research. Is is stricktly forbidden to redistribute any of the data, scripts or texts or to use it for any other purpose than teaching or your own research. The use of data, scripts or texts should be properly acknowledged.

Informal translation of the legal notice

One can freely extract the data, scripts and texts. Data, scripts or texts that are marked with a copyright notice other than "G Vriend CMBI" can not be copied or extracted without permission from the copyright owners. It is allowed to modify and redistribute the data on a very limited (non-commercial) scale, provided the copyright notices are not removed. (All modifications must be documented and the modifier must be identified and take scientific responsibility for the modification). The data, scripts and texts can freely be used, but it is neither allowed to sell the data, nor is it allowed to redistribute the data directly or indirectly for commercial purposes. It is not allowed to include this data, scripts or texts in other servers or services, but you are free to point at the data, scripts or texts at our server. Please inform me if you point at our data as part of other services.

Rules for usage

We spent (and spend) lots of time on this educational material, and on the underlying data, texts and scripts. Nothing is for free in the world. That does not hold for this service, but please participate. Send us 'Steps' that still are missing. Send us corrections of the 'Steps' already incorporated in the courses. Or participate in any other manner. Be aware that your usage is logged. Users who want to obtain a local copy of the entire course can contact us.

All parts of this course that do not contain copyright notices, and all pages that contain our (CMBI) copyright notice can freely be copied, modified and used for teaching purposes.