CBNB STN Usage Terms

The following database producer's special conditions for use of his database(s) apply to your use of the CBNB file on STN.

I. General Part

1. Scope 
Section 2 to 4 of these conditions apply to all databases offered via STN Karlsruhe as far as no differing regulations are specified under II. Special Part.

2. Customers 
A customer is an individual or an institution (i.e. a legal body such as a university, public authority, company) for whom online access has been ordered.

3. Search Results 
All rights are reserved. Search results delivered online or offline are only for internal (own) use of the customer. 
No written permission of the database producer is required if search results delivered to the customer in computer-readable form are used only for internal purposes of the customer, i.e. printed, processed, modified, or linked with other data (e.g. for creating a database). 
The customer must observe the copyright of the database producer.

Enter HELP SHARETERMS for detailed information on the STN Information Keep & Share Program, which allows Recipients to purchase the right to archive and / or redistribute search results from STN databases for internal re-use. Or, visit the STN Information Keep & Share Program.

Results from searches carried out by the customer on request, or on behalf of individuals or institutions (see under 2.) outside his own institution (third parties) may only be given to them for explicit internal use. 
The transmitted search results must include the database producer's copyright. For safety purposes, the customer may keep a copy of the results obtained from a search carried out for third parties. 
The customer must obtain database producer's specific written permission for any further uses of search results obtained for third parties, particularly for the transmission of search results in electronic form or their distribution in hardcopy, e.g. sale, loan, license, or free charge. The customer must do his/her best efforts in preventing a theft or inadvertent illicit dissemination of the records.

4. Warranty and Liability 
The database producers shall use their best efforts to deliver correct information in their databases, however, they do not accept warrenty and liability for completeness, accuracy and timeliness unless set out differently in II.

Special Part. II.

Special Part 
The CBNB database is copyright of Elsevier Engineering Information Inc. (Ei) and is subject to all applicable copyright, database protection, and other rights of the copyright owner and publisher. 
Copyright notices may not be removed, obscured, or modified in any way. 
Users must take all reasonable precautions to prevent theft or inadvertent illicit use of the intellectual property in CBNB. 
The relevant copyright notice must be displayed on all copies made from the database.

In addition to the uses allowed by the online host, Users may:

  1. include items from CBNB in a presentation provided that the material carries the credit "Reproduced by permission of Elsevier Engineering Information Inc. (Ei) in such a position and typeface as to be clearly visible to the audience;
  2. include items from CBNB in a published work provided permission has been sought and obtained from the Ei in advance;
  3. make and provide one copy of items from CBNB to customers outside their organisation which have engaged them to conduct specific searches, provided that the appropriate copyright notice is placed on the material.

 A copy may be kept for backup purposes only. The backup copy may not be used to fulfil a similar search request from another company. Customers may subsequently use the material according to these Terms and Conditions. Users must obtain special permission from the Ei to make items from CBNB available to other users in any other way.

This includes, for example:

  1. making available a database of items from CBNB;
  2. publishing a collection of items from CBNB.

Ei shall use its best endeavours to ensure that the information contained CBNB is accurate and up-to-date, but Ei accepts no liability for omissions or errors therein or their consequences. Ei shall not be liable for any consequential direct or indirect loss or damage of any nature whatsoever alleged to be caused by errors or omissions in the information contained CBNB. If any bibliographic information contained in CBNB is not sufficiently accurate for the purpose of ordering a document, Ei shall makes its best endeavours to correct this infomation. No warranty beyond this will be given by Ei.

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