Terms of Use

The purpose of this website, https://radicalsam.org ("Site") is to provide "top-down" discovery of diverse enzyme functions in the radical SAM superfamily (RSS) using the EFI’s (Enzyme Function Initiative) genomic enzymology web tools ("Tool"). The Tool aggregates and uses several third party data sources that are subject to their own terms of use services. The Site and its content is made available by the Board of Trustees of the University of Illinois ("Illinois", "we", "our", "us"), on behalf of the EFI at the Institute of Genomic Biology. The Site is owned by Illinois.

By using the Site, You agree that You have read and accept the terms of use as presented below ("Terms"). The Terms apply to You because You ("End User") are using, contributing to the Tool, or otherwise accessing the Site. Please read these Terms carefully. The Terms govern Your use of the Site and any incorporated content (such as Illinois or third party software, text, data, information, or graphics) made available through the Site. By continuing to use this Site, You accept these Terms. If You are not willing to be bound by these Terms, please stop using this Site.

  1. Governing Terms: The Terms are governed by Illinois’s web privacy notices and policy links presented here: https://www.vpaa.uillinois.edu/resources/web_privacy and https://www.vpaa.uillinois.edu/resources/terms_of_use.
  2. Intellectual Property: You hereby accept that all intellectual property, including copyrights, and other proprietary rights in or related to Site are, and will remain, the exclusive property of Illinois, whether or not specifically recognized or perfected under applicable law. As End User, You will not take any action that jeopardizes Illinois’s proprietary rights.
  3. Credit and Attribution. You agree to credit and attribute the authors and creators of Tool that You use with the copyright notice or statement of credit/attribution as customarily acceptable in industry.
  4. Limitations: In no event shall Illinois or its employees be liable for any damages (including, without limitation, damages for loss of data or profit, or due to business interruption) arising out of the use or inability to use the content on Site, even if Illinois or a Illinois authorized representative has been notified orally or in writing of the possibility of such damage. Because some jurisdictions do not allow limitations on implied warranties, or limitations of liability for consequential or incidental damages, these limitations may not apply to you.
  5. Modification of Site and Terms. Illinois reserves the right to modify the Site and may discontinue, temporarily or permanently, the Site for any reason, at its sole discretion, with or without notice to You. Illinois may likewise change the Terms from time to time with or without notice to you. You agree to review the Terms periodically to ensure that you are aware of any modifications. Your continued access to the Site after the modifications have become effective shall be deemed your conclusive acceptance of the modified Terms.
  6. Termination. If you violate or fail to comply with any of these Terms or in Illinois’ sole discretion restrict or inhibit any other user from using or enjoying the Site, Illinois may terminate your access to the Site account without notice to You.
  7. Database: Tool aggregates two databases: the InterPro (https://www.ebi.ac.uk/, with these terms of service https://www.ebi.ac.uk/about/terms-of-use/) and UniProt (https://www.uniprot.org/, available under the Creative Commons Attribution (CC BY 4.0) license (https://www.uniprot.org/help/license/), that are themselves aggregations of various data sources. Such data sources may be subject to rights claimed by third parties, including but not limited to, patent, copyright, other intellectual property rights, biodiversity-related access and benefit-sharing rights. It is the responsibility of users of the Tool services to ensure that their exploitation of the data does not infringe any of the rights of such third parties.
Version 1.0. 9/28.2021