Sophic Alliance Inc. Terms and Conditions

Welcome to the Sophic Alliance Inc. website.  The Cancer Gene Index, the Sophic Druggable Genome and the Cancer Genome ATLAS databases are free for your use in your research. We would appreciate attribution in any papers you might publish using these databases. To our knowledge, the data available on this site are in the public domain and therefore freely available. Nevertheless, this site and results made available through use of this site should not be used for the medical management of patients.   Sophic Alliance Inc. shall not be held responsible for your use of these databases.  

Because we make these databases available for free, we cannot bear any risk associated with your use of the data or its results. Further, in order to achieve some protection from unexpected and unforeseeable circumstances, Sophic Alliance Inc. must disclaim its liabilities and damages in accordance with the laws governing software licensing. Please do not allow this legal requirement to discourage your use of the databases on the Sophic Alliance Inc. website.

SOPHIC ALLIANCE INC. MAKES NO REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND CONCERNING THE DATABASE, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, AS TO CONFORMITY WITH WHATEVER LITERATURE MAY BE ISSUED FROM TIME TO TIME, OR ABSENCE OF LATENT OR OTHER DEFECTS, WHETHER OR NOT DISCOVERABLE.  SOPHIC ALLIANCE INC.  EXTENDS NO WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND AS TO THE ACCURACY OF THE DATABASE OR ITS COMPLETENESS OR FITNESS FOR ANY PURPOSE.  NOTHING IN THIS AGREEMENT SHALL BE CONSTRUED AS A REPRESENTATION MADE OR WARRANTY GIVEN BY SOPHIC ALLIANCE INC. THAT THE PRACTICE BY YOU OF THE LICENSE GRANTED HEREUNDER SHALL NOT INFRINGE THE PATENT RIGHTS, COPYRIGHTS, OR OTHER INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS OF SOPHIC ALLIANCE INC.  OR ANY THIRD PARTY. 
 
IN NO EVENT SHALL SOPHIC ALLIANCE INC., OR ITS TRUSTEES, DIRECTORS, OFFICERS, EMPLOYEES, AND AFFILIATES BE LIABLE FOR ANY INDIRECT, SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES OF ANY KIND, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, LOSS OF GOODWILL, ECONOMIC DAMAGES, OR INJURY TO PROPERTY AND LOST PROFITS, REGARDLESS OF WHETHER MIT SHALL BE ADVISED, SHALL HAVE OTHER REASON TO KNOW, OR IN FACT SHALL KNOW OF THE POSSIBILITY OF THE FOREGOING.