Terms of Use

Last Updated: September 26, 2017

The Digital Abstract web properties, including this website and any social media pages, are frequently being updated. This policy is frequently updated to reflect new features and functions of our site, pages and service. If you want the up-to-date policy, it is important to check this page regularly. 

These terms and conditions govern your use of www.thedigitalabstract.com (the “Site”); by using the Site, you accept these terms and conditions in full. If you disagree with these terms and conditions or any part of these terms and conditions, you must not use the Site at any time.

You must be at least 18 years of age to use this website.  By accessing the Site you hearby accept the agreement and you warrant and represent that you are at least 18 years of age.

This is a binding agreement between The Digital Abstract (“us,” “we,” or “our.”) and you. If you disagree with any part of the terms then you may not access the Service.

This website uses cookies.  By using this website and agreeing to these terms and conditions, you consent to the Digital Abstract’s use of cookies in accordance with the terms of our Privacy Policy.

License to Use Website

Unless otherwise stated, The Digital Abstract and/or its licensors own the intellectual property rights in the website and material on the website. Subject to the license below, all these intellectual property rights are reserved.

Acceptable Use

You may view, download for caching purposes only, and print pages or visuals from the website for your own personal use, subject to the restrictions set out below and elsewhere in these terms and conditions.  

You must not:

  • republish material from this website (including republication on another website);
  • sell, rent or sub-license material from the website;
  • show any material from the website in public;
  • reproduce, duplicate, copy or otherwise exploit material on this website for a commercial purpose;
  • edit or otherwise modify any material on the website without written permission

User Submitted Content

In these terms and conditions, “your user content” means material (including without limitation text, images, audio material, video material and audio-visual material) that you submit to this website, for whatever purpose.

You grant to The Digital Abstract a worldwide, irrevocable, non-exclusive, royalty-free license to use, reproduce, adapt, publish, translate and distribute your user content in any existing or future media.  You also grant to The Digital Abstract the right to sub-license these rights, and the right to bring an action for infringement of these rights.

Your user content must not be illegal or unlawful, must not infringe any third party's legal rights, and must not be capable of giving rise to legal action whether against you or The Digital Abstract or a third party (in each case under any applicable law).  

You must not submit any user content to the website that is or has ever been the subject of any threatened or actual legal proceedings or other similar complaint.

The Digital Abstract reserves the right to edit or remove any material submitted to this website, or stored on The Digital Abstract’s servers, or hosted or published upon this website.

Notwithstanding The Digital Abstract rights under these terms and conditions in relation to user content, The Digital Abstract does not undertake to monitor the submission of such content to, or the publication of such content on, the Site.

Modification & Removal of User Submitted Content

The Digital Abstract and its editors, owners and stakeholders reserve the right to remove and/or modify any user-submitted content at any time, without reason.


We may terminate or suspend access to our Service immediately, without prior notice or liability, for any reason whatsoever, including without limitation if you breach the Terms.

All provisions of the Terms which by their nature should survive termination shall survive termination, including, without limitation, ownership provisions, warranty disclaimers, indemnity and limitations of liability.

Limitations of Liability

The Digital Abstract will not be liable to you (whether under the law of contact, the law of torts or otherwise) in relation to the contents of, or use of, or otherwise in connection with, this website:

  • to the extent that the website is provided free-of-charge, for any direct loss;
  • for any indirect, special or consequential loss; or
  • for any business losses, loss of revenue, income, profits or anticipated savings, loss of contracts or business relationships, loss of reputation or goodwill, or loss or corruption of information or data.

These limitations of liability apply even if The Digital Abstract has been expressly advised of the potential loss.

Links To Other Web Sites

The Site may contain links to third-party web sites or services that are not owned or controlled by The Digital Abstract.

The Digital Abstract has no control over, and assumes no responsibility for, the content, privacy policies, or practices of any third party web sites or services. You further acknowledge and agree that The Digital Abstract shall not be responsible or liable, directly or indirectly, for any damage or loss caused or alleged to be caused by or in connection with use of or reliance on any such content, goods or services available on or through any such web sites or services.

We strongly advise you to read the terms and conditions and privacy policies of any third-party web sites or services that you visit.

Governing Law

These Terms shall be governed and construed in accordance with the laws of New York, United States, without regard to its conflict of law provisions.

Our failure to enforce any right or provision of these Terms will not be considered a waiver of those rights. If any provision of these Terms is held to be invalid or unenforceable by a court, the remaining provisions of these Terms will remain in effect. These Terms constitute the entire agreement between us regarding the Site, and supersede and replace any prior agreements we might have between us regarding the Site.

Changes to Terms of Use

We reserve the right, at our sole discretion, to modify or replace these Terms at any time. If a revision is material we will try to provide at least 15 days notice prior to any new terms taking effect. What constitutes a material change will be determined at our sole discretion.

By continuing to access or use our Service after those revisions become effective, you agree to be bound by the revised terms. If you do not agree to the new terms, please stop using the Service.

Contact Us

If you have any questions that were not addressed in the above terms of us policy, please send your question(s) to contact@thedigitalabstract.com.

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