These terms and conditions will apply when you access CiteULike. Before proceeding to access our site, we ask that you read these terms and conditions carefully.
Redland House, 157 Redland Road. Bristol BS6 6YE
1.1 We are Oversity Limited and our registered address is Redland House, 157 Redland Road. Bristol BS6 6YE. Our e-mail address is and our Web site, CiteULike, is www.citeulike.org. We subscribe to the following codes of conduct. You must be aware that if you are using CiteULike and posting material on the site then there is a risk that other users may use the information provided by you and CiteULike are not able to control this and as such are not responsible for any misuse.
2.1 You agree not to post or transfer to CiteULike (nor include in any message) any material which is obscene, misleading, inaccurate, defamatory, threatening, illegal, in breach of any copyright or other intellectual property right, or damaging to data, software or the performance of our or any other party's computer system.
2.2 You agree not to post any content which is advertising or promotional material, or which solicits other users of CiteULike to use any goods or services.
2.3 You agree not to post any content which is designed to drive traffic to third party sites or to boost search engine rankings of third party sites.
3.1 You acknowledge that CiteULike is provided on an as-is basis and makes no representations or warranties of any kind with respect to CiteULike or its contents and disclaims all such representations and warranties. In addition, we make no representations or warranties about the accuracy, completeness, or suitability for any purpose of the information and related graphics published in CiteULike. The information contained in CiteULike may contain technical inaccuracies or typographical errors. All of our liability howsoever arising for any such inaccuracies or errors is expressly excluded to the fullest extent permitted by law.
3.2 Notwithstanding clause 3.1, none of the exclusions and limitations in the clause are intended to limit any rights you may have as a consumer under local law or other statutory rights which may not be excluded nor in any way to exclude or limit our liability to you for death or personal injury resulting from our negligence or that of our employees or agents.
4.1 The Data Protection Act 1998 ("the Act" is designed to protect individuals about whom information is entered and stored on computer and other systems. Accordingly, it lays down strict standards of accuracy, relevance and care of such data including how it may be divulged. Any data about yourself or any other individual you enter onto CiteULike directly or include in any message to us will be subject to the Act and you are responsible for its accuracy and relevance and must have the authority to disclose it and give us consent to utilise it for the purposes of any transaction concluded for or by you through CiteULike. If you are in any doubt about any data please feel free to e-mail us with details of the problem first.
7.1 In consideration of agreeing to your use of CiteULike, you acknowledge that the ownership in any intellectual property rights (including, for the avoidance of doubt, copyright) in CiteULike belongs to us. Accordingly, any part of CiteULike (or its source HTML code) may not be used, transferred, copied or reproduced in whole or in part in any manner other than for the purposes of utilising CiteULike meaning that you may only display it on your computer screen and print it out on your printer for the sole purpose of viewing its content.
8.1 We do not make any warranties, representations or undertakings about the content of any other Web site which may be referred to or accessed by hypertext link from CiteULike, and we do not endorse or approve the content of such third party Web sites.
9.1 Use of CiteULike is subject to the laws of England and Wales, and the exclusive jurisdiction of the English Courts.
10.1 We aim to update our site regularly and may change the content at any time. If the need arises, we may suspend access to our site, or close it indefinitely. Any of the material on our site may be out of date at any given time, and we are under no obligation to update such material.
11.1 If you choose to subscribe to CiteULike Gold then our relationship will be governed by our terms and conditions.
12.1 You must not misuse our site by knowingly introducing viruses, trojans, worms, logic bombs or other material which is malicious or technologically harmful. You must not attempt to gain unauthorised access to our site, the server on which our site is stored or any server, computer or database connected to our 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 would commit a criminal offence under the Computer Misuse Act 1990. We will report any such breach to the relevant law enforcement authorities and we will co-operate with those authorities by disclosing your identity to them. In the event of such a breach, your right to use our 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 our site or to your downloading of any material posted on it, or on any website linked to it.