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Using web service facilities at Leibniz Institute for Astrophysics Potsdam (AIP)

  1. Registering for use of a web service at Leibniz Institute for Astrophysics Potsdam (AIP) is creating an account for the web service.
    A registered user is provided with a limited storage space to cache their results from queries to data provided via this web service.

  2. The allocation of storage and tools is provided for scientific uses.
    The user can access these data (mostly database tables) to explore and refine their queries into the data, extract suitable parts of these data for dowloading to other storage location.
    The usage includes the management of the allocated storage space by the registered user by provided means (via TAP protocol or web interface).

  3. The Leibniz Institute for Astrophysics Potsdam (AIP) reserves the right to remove the allocated storage

    • if this is used for illegal, commercial or other private purposes,
    • the user is using the provided account for attacking the service.

    The Leibniz Institute for Astrophysics Potsdam (AIP) also reserves the right to terminate the account unlaterally without recourse if the usage is deemed harmful or unlawful.

  4. For creating the user account only minimal personal data is collected.
    The collected personal data is neither used for other than the stated means, nor will these data made available to third parties.

  5. Neither the Leibniz Institute for Astrophysics Potsdam (AIP) , nor the web service providers shall be held accountable for any loss of data or data integrity of the user's storage space.
    No guarantee is provided that login is possible at all times.
    The service is offered on a best effort basis.

  6. By acknowledging these terms, the user is consenting to the above statements.