A Guide to Ciliated Protozoa in Activated Sludge: Beta-tester's Terms and Conditions of Use
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The term 'Guide' stands for the software product '"An atlas of Ciliated Protozoa commonly found in aerobic sewage-treatment processes. An aid to monitor treatment -plant performance." by Colin R. Curds, Alan Warren, Humbert Salvadó Cabré & Dave Roberts.
2. ACCEPTANCE OF TERMS
This agreement is between the authors of the Guide and their agents (collectively "we" or “us”) and you and your agents (collectively “you”) regarding the use of the software product.
3. OWNERSHIP OF MATERIALS
The text, graphics and software (collectively "Content") in this in this application are licensed to you and remain the property of the Natural History Museum, London. You hereby agree not to distribute any portion of this application to any third party. The application is as beta-level for the purposes of testing and evaluation. Any third party may apply for their own copy and must also agree to these terms and conditions.
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4. PERMITTED LICENSE USES AND RESTRICTIONS; CONFIDENTIALITY
This licence allows you to install and use one copy of the Guide on any computer owned or controlled by you for evaluation and development purposes only. You make make copies for back-up purposes.
We are not obliged to offer any maintenance or technical support for this beta-stage product, although we will make every effort to do so.
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