Terms and conditions


 

 

By accessing Epidemix, you agree to the following terms and conditions:

The contents of this app, including without limitation all data, information, text, graphics, links and other materials are provided to our app users for educational, informational and research purposes only. You are not permitted to reproduce, adapt, distribute or incorporate Epidemix in any other work, in whole or in part, without written permission from Epi-interactive Ltd.

To the extent permitted by law, you agree that:

  • you use the app on an ‘as is’ basis and at your own risk;
  • you are not relying on the app in making any decision, including (without limitation) whether to use the app and any outputs of the app;
  • we exclude all warranties and representations in relation to the app and your use of the app, including fitness for purpose and merchantable quality;
  • we make no representation or warranty that the app or your use of it will be error free or interruption free, or about the accuracy, currency or completeness of the app or any information contained or processed through the app;
  • you are solely responsible for protecting yourself against any harmful effects of using the app, including (without limitation) spyware, viruses, worms, bugs, trojan horses or other items of a destructive nature and any linked web sites; and
  • we will not be liable for any direct, indirect or consequential loss, costs, expenses, damages (including punitive or special damages), profits, revenue, anticipated savings, goodwill, business opportunity, third party loss, and/or wasted expenditure, regardless of whether the claim is made in contract, tort (including negligence), equity, statute or otherwise.

 

You agree to appropriately acknowledge the app and its developers using the below citation:

Muellner U, Fournie G, Muellner P, Ahlstrom C, Pfeiffer D. epidemix - an Interactive Multi-Model Application for Teaching and Visualizing Infectious Disease Transmission. Epidemics, doi: 10.1016/j.epidem.2017.12.003, 2017. [Available here]

 

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Google Analytics
We use Google Universal Analytics to collect and analyse details about the use of our website.
The information Google Analytics collects includes:

  • your IP address;
  • the search terms you used;
  • the pages you accessed on the website and the links you clicked on;
  • the date and time you visited the website;
  • the referring website (if any) through which you clicked through to this website;
  • your operating system (eg, Windows XP, Mac OSX) on the device used to access; this website;
  • the type of web browser you use (eg, Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox);
  • other incidental matters such as screen resolution and the language setting of your browser.

Individual visitors to the website are not identified. You may opt-out from having Google Analytics collect your information by disabling cookies in your browser, or by installing the Google Analytics Opt-out browser add-on. The data is collected and stored on the Google server and is viewable by authorised staff as detailed in the Google Analytics privacy policy. We do not share this information with any other organisation.