EzBioCloud.net Terms of Service


1. Purpose

These Terms of Service are intended to define the rights, duties, responsibilities, and other necessary matters pertaining to ChunLab Inc. and its “Members” regarding the use of services based on the “EzBioCloud.net” platform, provided by ChunLab Inc.

By accessing or using this website and any of its related services or content, you, the “Users”, agree to these Terms of Services.

We ask that “Users” read these Terms of Service carefully. ChunLab Inc. reserves the right to update or amend these Terms for administrative purposes, and the amended Terms will be effective upon being published on this website. These Terms of Service are applicable to all “Services” and content provided on this website.

 

2. Definitions

Certain words used in these Terms of Service are defined as follows.

A. By “Service” or “Services” we mean all services based on EzBioCloud.net that “Users” can access and use.

B. By “User” or “Users” we mean all customers who access EzBioCloud.net and use its content in accordance with these Terms of Service. If a customer is representing an organization, these words also inclusively refer to that organization.

C. By “Member” or “Members” we mean all customers who access EzBioCloud.net, enter into a usage contract with ChunLab Inc., and use all “Services” provided therein, in accordance with these Terms of Service. If a customer is representing an organization, these words also inclusively refer to that organization.

D. By “ID” we mean a combination of letters and numbers created for the purpose of using “Services”, chosen by a “Member” and approved by ChunLab Inc., that uniquely refers to that “Member”.

E. By “Password” we mean a combination of letters and numbers that is used to confirm that a “ID” belongs to a “Member”.

F. By “EzBioCloud.net” we mean an online platform on which researchers can search and view data, and on which bioinformatical analysis results of personal data analysis requests are displayed.

G. By "Business purposes" we mean the use of analysis results in public media for commercial purposes such as selling or promoting products.

H. By “Research purposes” we mean the use of analysis results for research purposes, strictly excluding any “Business purposes”.

 

3. Publication, Revision, and Amendment of Terms

A. ChunLab Inc. will publish the Terms of Service on EzBioCloud.net to provide convenient access to “Users”.

B. If ChunLab Inc. re-establishes, revises, or amends the Terms of Service, the new Terms and their effective date will be posted on EzBioCloud.net.

C. If ChunLab Inc. re-establishes, revises, or amends the Terms of Service, “Users” will be notified of this change via a pop-up when they connect to EzBioCloud.net.

D. If “Users” do not take action to express their dissent with the re-established, revised, or amended Terms after ChunLab Inc. has notified them of changes, we assume that “Users” agree with the changed Terms.

E. If “Users” do not consent to the re-established, revised, or amended Terms, the ChunLab Inc. cannot put the changed Terms into effect. In this case, the ChunLab Inc. may limit the “User’s” access to “Services”, or terminate the “User’s” usage contract.

 

4. Usage Contract

A. A usage contract is formed when a customer wishing to become a “Member” agrees to these Terms, fills out a sign up application to become a “Member”, and is approved by ChunLab Inc.

B. ChunLab Inc. will approve access to “Services” by a “Member” who has completed the membership application. If there are administrative or business-related problems, however, ChunLab Inc. may suspend approval of access.

C. ChunLab Inc. will notify membership applicants if their application is not approved or suspended.

D. The Usage Contract is considered formally established when ChunLab Inc. finalizes the approval of a membership application.

 

5. Management of Membership Information

A. “Members” can view and edit their personal information through the personal information management screen. However, all items and details pertaining to the administration of “Services” can only be changed with express consent from ChunLab Inc.

B. Each “Member” is responsible for managing his/her “ID” and “Password”. Transferring this responsibility or information with a third party is not allowed.

C. If a “Member” must share his/her “ID” and “Password” with a third party under certain circumstances, ChunLab Inc. must be notified, and the “Member” must follow directions given by ChunLab Inc.

D. If a “Member” fails to notify ChunLab Inc. in the event of transferring or sharing his/her “ID” and “Password” with a third party, or fails to follow directions given by ChunLab Inc. in the process of transferal, ChunLab Inc. will not be held responsible for any consequences.

 

6. Privacy Protection

ChunLab Inc. will uphold the “Act on Promotion of Information and Communications Network Utiliztion and Information Protection, ETC”, other related laws and regulations, and its own Privacy Policy in the protection of personal information of all “Members”.

 

7. Notifications to “Members”

A. Unless other clauses in the Terms of Service stipulate otherwise, all notices sent from ChunLab Inc. to its “Members” including basic information as well as guidance on analysis results will be sent to the electronic mailing address indicated on their membership application forms.

B. In the event of sending notifications to all “Users”, ChunLab Inc. may display a notice on the main pages of related “Services” for a minimum of 7 days, in lieu of sending out individual notifications.

 

8. Obligations of ChunLab Inc.

A. ChunLab Inc. will strive to provide and maintain stable “Services”.

B. ChunLab Inc. must have a security system implemented at all times to protect the personal information of all “Users”, and to allow them to use “Services” safely. ChunLab Inc. must disclose and comply with its Privacy Policy.

 

9. Obligations of “Users”

A. “Users” must comply with relevant laws, the Terms of Service, usage guidelines, “Service”-related precautions established by ChunLab Inc., and other notices sent by ChunLab Inc.

B. “Users” must not infringe on copyright and intellectual property rights, and must not act to damage or interfere with the business operation and administration of ChunLab Inc.

C. “Users” must agree not to perform, endorse, implicitly approve, or assist in any way the actions stipulated in the following points:

i. Capturing, scraping, or downloading content of ChunLab Inc. through any automated or unauthorized means.

ii. Stealing the “ID” or identity of another “Member”.

iii. Submitting another party’s data without prior approval.

iv. Reverse engineering, reverse assembling, decompiling, or attempting to extract the source code of “Services” and analytical tools provided by ChunLab Inc.

v. Editing or deleting data that does not belong to the “Member” himself/herself.

vi. Using content provided by ChunLab Inc. for any purpose other than “Research purposes”, in any way, shape or form.

 

10. Provision and Management of “Services and Analysis Results”

You agree that all “Services”, content generated through these “Services”, “Service”-related website architecture, website menu composition, and source code (excluding third party program source code and licenses obtained by ChunLab Inc. for the purpose of providing “Services”) belong to ChunLab Inc. and ChunLab Inc. only. Further, “Services” and content provided by ChunLab Inc. may contain erroneous or inaccurate results, and ChunLab Inc. reserves the right to update “Services” and content without prior notice to “Users”.

 

A. ChunLab Inc. reserves the right to provide “Services” and “Content” to “Users” free of charge, or for a fee in certain cases. ChunLab Inc. reserves the right to change the rate and billing system at any time.

B. “Users” can view, copy, and download content provided by ChunLab Inc. with the following restrictions:

i. International copyright law applies to all content and information provided by ChunLab Inc.

ii. “Users” agree that ChunLab Inc. has ownership of all “Services” and content provided by ChunLab Inc.

iii. “Users” cannot copy or download any content of ChunLab Inc. without express written consent from ChunLab Inc.

iv. “Users” are strictly forbidden from selling, publishing, displaying, transferring, and providing content of ChunLab Inc. to a third party (including said actions for the Usage Contract).

v. Digital copies of data or information from ChunLab Inc. that “Users” are allowed to download cannot be arbitrarily edited.

vi. “Users” are strictly forbidden from using content provided by ChunLab Inc. for any purpose other than “Research purposes” without express written consent from ChunLab Inc.

vii. “Users” may make suggestions for “Service” improvements, and ChunLab Inc. reserves the right to copy, edit, and use these suggestions. Should a “User’s” suggestion be implemented in “Services” or content provided by ChunLab Inc., ChunLab Inc. has exclusive rights of ownership and intellectual property over this suggested content.

C. The copyright of “Analysis results” produced by a “Member” using “Services” belongs to that “Member”.

D. ChunLab Inc. reserves the right to temporarily suspend provision of “Services” for administrative reasons. If necessary, ChunLab Inc. may perform periodic maintenance and updates without prior notice. ChunLab Inc. may also notify “Members” of these events and their duration via a public notice on the “Service” homepage or via electronic mail.

E. With approval from “Members”, ChunLab Inc. may use their “Analysis results” for the purpose of improving data analysis services.

F. “Members” may only use “Analysis results” for “Research purposes”, and must obtain consent from ChunLab Inc. if they wish to use the “Analysis results” for any “Business purposes”. There may be consequences if “Analysis results” or the corporate name of ChunLab Inc. is used without consent from ChunLab Inc.

G. ChunLab Inc. may request payment for “Services” that “Members” purchase, or for membership application. “Members” are responsible for submitting this payment within the allotted timeframe, through one of the payment methods proposed by ChunLab Inc.

H. Unless explicitly stated by ChunLab Inc., ChunLab Inc. is not obligated to refund payments that have already been submitted by “Members”. However, in cases where an overcharge or overpayment occurs due to an error on the part of ChunLab Inc., ChunLab Inc. may refund the excess amount at its discretion.

 

11. Contract Cancellation and Usage Restrictions

A. This section applies to all “Users” that have access to, and make use of “Services”. ChunLab Inc. reserves the right to terminate access to, and use of its content by “Users” at any time, without prior notice. ChunLab Inc. is not obligated to any responsibilities towards “Users” regarding service termination. Further, ChunLab Inc. is not obligated to refund any service charges paid by “Users” in advance. If a “Member” has his/her membership terminated under these Terms of Service, all Terms are in effect and actionable.

B. “Members” can request cancellation of their usage contracts in the personal information management menu, and ChunLab Inc. must approve for the cancellation to take effect.

C. If “Members” cancel their membership, their personal information and “Analysis results” are destroyed immediately unless ChunLab Inc. needs to retain user information as per its Privacy Policy.

D. If “Members” violate these Terms of Service, or otherwise disrupt operation of “Services”, ChunLab Inc. reserves the right to warn, suspend, or permanently ban them from using “Services”.

 

12. Liability

A. ChunLab Inc. is not liable for any loss of data or analysis results of “Members” that may occur in the event of natural disasters or administrative issues.

B. ChunLab Inc. is not liable for any direct and indirect damage (loss of profits, corruption of data, usage restrictions, costs of replacing “Services” or products) resulting from the use of “Services” and content provided by ChunLab Inc., even in cases where ChunLab Inc. has made a guarantee to a “User”, individual, or organization, has formed a Usage Contract with a “Member”, or has provided usage consultation.

 

13. Denial of Guarantee

A. Do not trust the results obtained from “Services”. ChunLab Inc. is not responsible for any results obtained from this website or its “Services”. ChunLab Inc. is not responsible for any direct and indirect damage resulting from “User” trusting the information in “Services” and content provided by ChunLab Inc. It is solely the responsibility of the “Users” to judge the accuracy, validity, and usefulness of any information, opinion, or advice that was formed through the use of “Services” provided by ChunLab Inc. Further, “Users” are solely responsible for obtaining professional consultation regarding the accuracy and usefulness of any and all information obtained through the use of “Services” and content provided by ChunLab Inc.

B. Using this data is your own responsibility. “Services” may only be used for research or educational purposes, and cannot be used for any diagnostic or therapeutic purposes. The use of any and all content from this website and its “Services” is solely the responsibility of the “User”. ChunLab Inc. makes no guarantees regarding the infallibility of its “Services”, analytical tools, and analysis results. ChunLab Inc. makes no guarantees regarding the security, stability, continuity, and infallibility of the “Services” and analytical tools provided on this website. Analytical tools and analysis results may not be revised, even in the event of an error.

 

14. Compensation

A. By using any “Services” provided on this website by ChunLab Inc., the “User” is responsible for defending ChunLab Inc. against any compensation claims filed by third parties, regarding direct or indirect damages incurred from the use of the personal data of a “Member”, and is also responsible for all resulting fees and expenses, including attorney’s fees.

 

15. Miscellaneous

A. ChunLab Inc. may include “Members” in customer lists or marketing lists displayed on the website, and the fact that “Members” have used “Services” provided by ChunLab Inc. may be used for business purposes on the website and in advertisements.