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Terms of Use

These terms of use govern your use of Stanford University's R&DE website. By using this website, you agree to the terms of use and are bound by them in full. If you disagree with any or all terms of use, you must not use this website.

License to Use Website

Unless otherwise stated, Stanford University R&DE and/or its stakeholders own the intellectual property and proprietary information on this website. All intellectual property rights are reserved.

You may view, download, and print pages from this website for your own personal use only, subject to the restrictions set below and elsewhere in these terms of use.

You must not:

  • republish material from this website (including republication on another website);
  • sell, rent, or sub-license material from the website;
  • reproduce, duplicate, copy, or otherwise exploit material on our website for a commercial purpose;
  • edit or otherwise modify any material on the website; or
  • redistribute material from this website, except for content specifically and expressly made available for redistribution.

Acceptable Use

You must not use this website in any way that causes, or may cause, damage to Stanford University R&DE or impairment of the availability or accessibility of the website. You may not use this website in any way that is unlawful, illegal, fraudulent, or harmful.

You must not use this website to copy, store, host, transmit, send, use, publish, or distribute any material that consists of (or is linked to) any spyware, virus, Trojan horse, worm, keystroke logger, rootkit, or other malicious computer software.

You must not use this website to transmit or send unsolicited commercial communications.

You must not use this website for any purposes related to marketing without our expressed written consent.

You must not use this website to engage in any data mining, data harvesting, or other similar activities.

You must not use this website to infringe upon the rights of others, including privacy rights, intellectual property rights, and other proprietary rights.

Restricted Access

We reserve the right to restrict access to certain areas of our website, or the whole website, at our discretion. You must not circumvent or bypass, or attempt to circumvent or bypass, any access restriction measures on our website.

User Content

In these terms of use, "your content" means material (including, without limitation, text, images, audio material, video material, and audio-visual material) that you submit to our website, for whatever purpose.

You grant to us a worldwide, irrevocable, non-exclusive, royalty-free license to use, reproduce, adapt, publish, translate, and distribute your content in any existing or future media.

Your content must not be defamatory, obscene, illegal, or otherwise objectionable, nor must it infringe upon the rights of any third party.

We reserve the right to edit or remove any material submitted to our website, stored on our servers, or hosted or published on our website.


You agree to indemnify and hold harmless Stanford University, its affiliates, officers, directors, employees, agents, and licensors from and against any claims, actions, demands, losses, damages, costs, and expenses, including, without limitation, reasonable legal and accounting fees arising out of or in any way connected to your use of the website or your violation of these terms of use.

Limitations of Liability

We will not be liable to you (whether under the law of contact, the law of torts, or otherwise) in relation to the contents of, use of, or otherwise in connection to this website, whether directly or indirectly.