The GPRO license is a free, proprietary license for academic and commercial researchers to use the six software applications that constitute the GPRO suite. Please note that all the terms and conditions specified in this license apply to each of these six applications, including DeNovoSeq. This means that we hold the intellectual property rights over the source code of the suite; however, we do not retain the intellectual property rights to the pipelines, scripts, databases, and/or server dependencies. This includes the scripts developed by Biotechvana as well as other free software and databases developed by third parties under conventional open-source licenses. Where applicable, the corresponding third-party developers are cited in both the GPRO applications and in their corresponding manuals. For the specific terms and conditions for the use of any third-party materials, please refer to the appropriate website of the corresponding developer.
The use of GPRO suite including the app of DeNovoSeq is subject to the terms and conditions stated in this license. This means that to download, install, run, or use the software in any other manner means that you agree to comply with the terms and conditions specified herein. These terms and conditions will also apply to any updates, upgrades, supplements, and support services for the software unless specified otherwise.
To provide online technical support for the use of GPRO, we host a user forum at https://forum.biotechvana.com. We appreciate any feedback you are willing to provide, including suggestions for improvements and reports on any technical issues. Please note that personalized technical support services are not freely included in the GPRO suite package, although they can be provided upon demand. Should you be interested in receiving personalized technical support, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
We recommend that all analyses using GPRO are performed by qualified professionals. For any question about the use of the GPRO Suite including DeNovoSeq or the information contained in this license, please contact us at email@example.com.
“This license” refers to version 2.0 and higher of the GPRO Suite Open Access License. "Product" and “software” refer to either the entire suite or to any of the six GPRO applications constituting it.
“Update” refers to a newer minor version (an increase in any digits after the first period of the version number).
“Upgrade” refers to a newer major version (identified by an increase in the digits before the first period of the version number).
“We” refer to Biotechvana SL.
“User” and "You" refer to the user, either an individual or entity that downloads, installs or uses GPRO and by doing so has agreed to all terms and conditions included in this license.
To “modify” a software means to copy from or adapt all or part of it in a fashion requiring copyright permission, other than the making of an exact copy. The resulting software is called a “modified version” of the earlier software or a software “based on” the earlier version.
This license gives you the right to use GPRO Suite as expressly permitted herein, free of charge for both academic and industrial researchers and without any associated license fees. GPRO Suite is therefore licensed, not sold.
Biotechvana SL holds intellectual property rights over the use of the six desktop applications constituting the Suite including DeNovoSeq. These applications are protected under copyright and intellectual property laws, including international copyright treaties and other intellectual property treaties. The design, trademark, and logos of GPRO are copyright of Biotechvana and this material cannot be copied or modified without prior written permission of Biotechvana.
6.5.1. You may not sell, charge for, sub-license, rent, lease, or loan the product without our prior written consent. You may, however, use the product for your research or for delivering research services to a third party or other commercial business.
6.5.2. You may not decompile, disassemble, reverse-engineer, or otherwise attempt to determine the source code of the GPRO suit unless under the explicit permission of Biotechvana.
6.5.3. You may not repackage, modify, vary, adapt, alter in any way, create any software that derives from, or integrate any other computer programs with the GPRO suite.
6.5.4. You are not permitted to grant any sub-licenses of the product without our permission.
6.5.5. You may not use the product to engage in or allow others to engage in any illegal activity.
6.5.6. You acknowledge and agree that all rights, title, and interest in and to the Suite, including associated intellectual property rights, are and shall remain with Biotechvana.
6.5.7. You agree that any feedback, suggestions, comments, improvements, modifications, and other information that you provide to Biotechvana relating to the product or its performance may be used to improve the software.
6.5.8. The user may back up the software installation files as needed. The files may be used for reinstallation purposes only.
This license does not expire.
Biotechvana reserves the right to cancel any GPRO license at any given time and without prior notice. Should the user breach the terms and conditions stated herein, the license to use GPRO will automatically terminate.
6.8.1. We provide the software “as is” without warranty of any kind, either expressed or implied. This includes, but is not limited to, the implied warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose. The risk associated with the quality and performance of the program is accepted by the user. We will not be held responsible for any malfunction of the software, neither for any secondary issues that may arise from its use. However, any reported issues will be carefully studied, and we will aim to amend them on future software updates.
6.8.2. Any material obtained using the software is produced at your own risk. You are solely responsible for any damage to your computer system or loss of data that results from the download or use of such material.
6.8.3. No advice or technical support information, whether oral or written, provided directly by Biotechvana or via the use of the software shall imply any warranty or liability.
Biotechvana is not liable to you, unless required by applicable law or agreed to in writing, for any damages to your computer, including any general, special, incidental or consequential damages arising out of the use or inability to use the software (including but not limited to loss of data or data being rendered inaccurate, losses sustained by you or third parties or failure of the software to operate with any other programs) even if either you or other party has been advised of the possibility of such damages.
Except as expressly stated in this license, the user shall also not be held liable for any direct, indirect, incidental, or consequential damages that may occur while using the software.