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Terms of Service

Thank you for using SmartBiobank, a proprietary product of AstridBio Technologies Inc.! Please read the following Terms of Service carefully before using SmartBiobank (“SmartBiobank”, “AstridBio Technologies Inc.”, “we”, “us”, “our” are terms used for similar reference). These Terms of Service together with our Privacy Policy (together the "Terms") govern your access to and use of SmartBiobank. Altough software, websites and services (the “Services”).

Account terms

By using the Services you agree to be bound by these Terms, all applicable laws and regulations, and agree that you are responsible for compliance with any applicable local laws. You may use the Services only if you have the power to form a contract with AstridBio Technologies Inc. and are not barred under any applicable laws from doing so. If you are using the Services on behalf of an organization, you are agreeing to these Terms for that organization and promising that you have the authority to bind that organization to these terms. In that case, “you” and “your” will refer to that organization.

We may change or modify the Terms of Service from time to time. Your access to our Services in any way is evidence of your acceptance of the Terms. Please review the Terms periodically to ensure you are aware of changes. Your continued use of the Services after such posting or notification means you accept the modifications. The use of any content or services accessible through the Site may be subject to your acceptance of separate agreements with us. Violation of any part of the Terms of Service may result in termination of your account.

Although our servers provide highly secure data storage facilities, you may also request to install SmartBiobank on your own in-house server for a fee. In case of using your own facility for data storage, you are obliged to ensure SmartBiobank’s accessto the public WEB. It allows us to monitor the proper operation of the system, identify and fix the errors, and install new system version and function.

License and Access to the Services

AstridBio Technologies Inc. grants you a limited license to access the Services. The license to use the Website and the System does not include any resale or commercial use of the Site or its contents or any derivative use of this Site or its contents. In consideration of your use of the Site, you agree to: (a) provide true, accurate, current and complete information about yourself as prompted by the registration process, if applicable, and (b) to maintain and update this information to keep it true, accurate, current and complete. If any information provided by you is untrue, inaccurate, not current or incomplete, AstridBio Technologies Inc. has the right to terminate your account and refuse any and all current or future use of the Services.

Conduct and User Agreements

By using SmartBiobank you agree that you will not do any of the following:

Warranty Disclaimer

Your use of the services and software is entirely at your own risk. To the maximum extent permitted by applicable law, AstridBio Technologies Inc. expressly disclaims all guarantees and warranties, whether express, implied, or statutory, including any warranty of fitness for a particular purpose, title, merchantability and non-infringement. AstridBio Technologies Inc. will have no responsibility for any harm to your computer system, loss or corruption of data, or other harm that results from your access to or use of the Services or Software. While we attempt to make your access to and use of the Services safe, we do not represent or warrant that the site, the content, the add-ons, or any other part of the service is secure, free from bugs, viruses, interruption, errors, harmful components, theft or destruction or that the site will meet your requirements.

Limitation of Liability

To the maximum extent permitted by law, in no event will AstridBio Technologies Inc., its affiliates, officers, employees, agents, suppliers or licensors be liable for any indirect, special, incidental, punitive, exemplary or consequential (including loss of use, data, business, or profits) damages, regardless of legal theory, whether or not AstridBio Technologies Inc. has been warned of the possibility of such damages, and even if a remedy fails of its essential purpose. Your sole and exclusive remedy for any dispute with AstridBio Technologies Inc. related to the Services shall be the termination of the service. The limitations of damages set forth above are fundamental elements of the basis of the agreement between AstridBio Technologies Inc. and you. We would not be able to have provided the service without such limitations.

Electronic Communications

When you visit the SmartBiobank website or send e-mails to us, you are communicating with us electronically. You consent to receive communications from us electronically. You agree that all agreements, notices, disclosures and other communications that we provide to you electronically satisfy any legal requirement that such communication be in writing. Notices that we give you may be provided in any number of ways, depending on the circumstances. We may email you or telephone you at the contact information you provide in your Registration Data. Or we may post a notice to users on the website. It is your responsibility to periodically review the SmartBiobank website for notices. Subject to the Privacy Policy, if you send to us or post on the SmartBiobank website any information, ideas, inventions, concepts, techniques or know-how (“Feedback”), for any purpose, including the developing, manufacturing and/or marketing or products or services incorporating such information, you acknowledge that AstridBio Technologies Inc. can use the Feedback without acknowledgement or compensation to you, and you waive any claim of ownership or compensation or other rights you may have in relation to the Feedback. We actively review Feedback for new ideas. If you wish to preserve any interest you might have in your Feedback, you should not post them to the Site or send them to us.

Ownership, Copyright and Trademarks

These terms do not grant you any right, title, or interest in the Services or the content in the Services. The software and other technology we use to provide the Services are protected by copyright, trademark, and other laws of both Austria and foreign countries.

By using our Services you provide us with information that you submit to SmartBiobank (together, “your content”). You possess full ownership of your content. These Terms do not grant us any rights to your content or intellectual property except for the limited rights that are needed to run the Services.

The only information what we share with third party for marketing purposes is the fact that your organisation has registered in the SmartBiobank system.

You are fully responsible for maintaining and protecting your content. AstridBio Technologies Inc. will not be liable for any loss or corruption of your content, or for any costs or expenses associated with backing up or restoring any of your content.

You are solely responsible for your conduct, the content of your data, and your communications with others while using the Services. For example, it’s your responsibility to ensure that you have the rights or permission needed to comply with these Terms.

AstridBio Technologies Inc. has no obligation to monitor any information on the Services.

Termination and Modifications

Your privilege to use or access the Site may be terminated by AstridBio Technologies Inc. immediately and without notice if you fail to comply with any term or condition of the Terms. Upon such termination, you must immediately cease accessing or using SmartBiobank and agree not to make further use of the Services. AstridBio Technologies Inc. reserves the right to take action - technical, legal or otherwise - to deny your ability to access SmartBiobank. You understand that we may exercise this right in our sole discretion.

AstridBio Technologies Inc. reserves the right at any time and from time to time to change, modify or discontinue, temporarily or permanently, the Service. We shall not be liable to you or other third party for any such modification, suspension or discontinuance.


These Terms constitute the entire and exclusive agreement between you and AstridBio Technologies Inc., and set forth the entire liability of AstridBio Technologies Inc. and its Suppliers, Agents, Partners, Distributors, Dealers, and Employees and your exclusive remedy with respect to your access and use of the Service. If any provision of these Terms shall be deemed unlawful, void or for any reason unenforceable, then that provision shall be deemed severable from these Terms and shall not affect the validity and enforceability of any remaining provisions. In the event of a conflict between these Terms of Service and the Privacy Policy, these Terms of Service shall prevail. The Suppliers, Agents, Partners, Distributors, Dealers, and Employees of AstridBio Technologies Inc. are not authorized to make modifications to the Terms, or to make any additional representations, commitments or warranties binding on AstridBio Technologies Inc. or the Service. Any waiver of the terms herein by AstridBio Technologies Inc. must be in a writing signed by an authorized officer of AstridBio Technologies Inc. and expressly referencing the applicable provisions of the Terms. The Terms do not limit any rights that AstridBio Technologies Inc. may have under trade secret, copyright, patent or other laws.

AstridBio Technologies Inc. may assign any or all of its rights hereunder to any party without your consent. You are not permitted to assign any of your rights or obligations hereunder without the prior written consent of AstridBio Technologies Inc., and any such attempted assignment will be void and unenforceable. These Terms supersede all prior or contemporaneous communications whether electronic, oral or written between you and AstridBio Technologies Inc. regarding your use of them. AstridBio Technologies Inc. and you are not legal partners or agents; instead, our relationship is that of independent contractors.  

These terms and the use of the services and software will be governed by the law of Canada except for its conflicts of laws principles. All claims arising out of or relating to these terms or the services or software must be litigated exclusively in the federal courts of Canada, and both parties consent to venue and personal jurisdiction there.

Last Updated: August 01, 2014

Privacy Policy

Welcome to the Privacy Policy of SmartBiobank, a proprietary product of AstridBio Technologies Inc. (“SmartBiobank”, “AstridBio Technologies Inc.”, “we”, “us”, “our” are terms used for similar reference). Your privacy is very important to us and we are committed to protecting the privacy of those who access SmartBiobank and use the Service. Accordingly, we have developed this Privacy Policy in order for you to understand how we collect, use, communicate and disclose and make use of information. All of the different forms of data, content, and information described below are collectively referred to as “information.”

We will make readily available to customers information about our policies and practices relating to the management of information. Alterations and amendments to this policy will be posted on the SmartBiobank website and will be effective as of the date posted. Your continued use of SmartBiobank following the posting of any amendment, modification, or change shall constitute your acceptance of the amendment. We will notify registered users, using the Service, by electronic communications when significant changes are made to the policy.

By accepting the Privacy Policy in registration or by using SmartBiobank, you expressly consent to our collection, use and disclosure of your information in accordance with this Privacy Policy. This Privacy Policy is incorporated into and subject to our Terms of Service.

The Information We Collect And Store

This policy describes the information that we collect from you as part of the normal operation of SmartBiobank, and how we use and disclose such information. We may collect and store the following information when running the Service:

Information you provide that enables us to deliver the Service

Research information

Log Data


How We Use Information Enabling Us to Deliver the Service

How We Use Research Information

We understand that your Research information is extremely sensitive data. We will take all reasonable safeguards to ensure that only you and others designated by you have access to it. For this purpose we apply the same measures to Research information as with personal information (described above) with some additional measures:


AstridBio Technologies Inc. strives to protect your personal information. For security of transactions, we use the Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) protocol, which encrypts any information you send to us electronically. Once we receive your transmission, we make commercially reasonable efforts to ensure its security on our system. Unfortunately, no data transmission over the Internet can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. As a result, while we strive to protect your personal information, we cannot warrant the security of any information you transmit to us. More information about security is available in our Terms of Service.

Contacting Us

If you have any questions, concerns or if you would like more detailed information about this Privacy Policy, information regarding our Site or any of the Services, please email us at, or contact us though our Support or Contact pages.