Acknowledgment of Data Use and Disclaimer
Data and information released from the
Diatom EST Database website are provided on an "as is" basis, without
warranty of any kind, including without limitation the warranties of
merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose and non-infringement.
Data and/or information may contain errors or be incomplete.
Availability of this data and information does not constitute scientific
publication. We request that information derived from it not be published
prior to our publication without permission (see below).
Our policy is to release data in a timely and prompt manner to aid the
progress of science in general and research on diatoms in particular.
However, it is not intended to allow others to preempt our scientific
publications by rushing to publication in advance of our own efforts.
Therefore, permission should be obtained from Chris Bowler in
writing in advance of submitting any articles containing data or figures
primarily derived from this website prior to our publication.
In accordance with scientific protocol, appropriate acknowledgment of the
data should be made in any publications or other disclosures concerning
data or information made available on this web site. We recommend
references in a manuscript to unpublished data as "The
Diatom EST Database, personal communication" or credit to
individual researcher(s) as indicated in the written permission to
publish. For acknowledgments, the following is requested: [xxxx] data was
obtained from The Diatom EST Database website
at www.biologie.ens.fr/diatomics that was supported by Genoscope (France)
and the European Union Diatomics project.
Except as expressly described above, please do not reproduce,
redistribute, transfer, or publish any information or data from the
Diatom EST Database web site in whole or in
part without the prior written permission of Chris Bowler