Terms, License and Sources

Terms of Use

It is the sole responsibility of all those who upload data to NDEx (hereinafter "content providers") at http://public.ndexbio.org or http://test.ndexbio.org or any other NDEx server whose domain name contains "ndexbio.org" to ensure that they have all of the legal rights needed to do so, including by obtaining appropriate intellectual property rights and licenses. Further, content providers who make data publicly available (by marking it as "PUBLIC") or in any other manner share data with anyone through NDEx are solely responsible for ensuring that the data is either freely available to everyone or free for academic use. It is the sole responsibility of all those who download, receive, view or use any data (including data marked PUBLIC) from NDEx to ensure that the "content providers" representation that the data is freely available for everyone or free for academic use is accurate and that the terms and conditions of any other intellectual property rights holders are met. This may require that prospective data recipients contact the "content provider" directly to determine the origins of the data provided and the content provider's authority to share the data. The NDEx Project, the Cytoscape Consortium, the Regents of the University of California, any and all employees of the Regents of the University of California, and all other contributors to the NDEx Project hereby disclaim any and all liability arising from the use of NDEx. All users of NDEx are solely responsible for any liability resulting, directly or indirectly, from their use of NDEx.

ALL SOFTWARE AND ALL SERVICES BY THE NDEX PROJECT ARE PROVIDED "AS IS", WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND NONINFRINGEMENT. IN NO EVENT SHALL THE NDEX PROJECT, THE CYTOSCAPE CONSORTIUM, THE REGENTS OF THE UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, ANY AND ALL EMPLOYEES OF THE UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, OR CONTRIBUTORS TO THE NDEX PROJECT BE LIABLE FOR ANY CLAIM, DAMAGES OR OTHER LIABILITY, WHETHER IN AN ACTION OF CONTRACT, TORT OR OTHERWISE, ARISING FROM, OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH ANY SOFTWARE OR ANY SERVICES OR THE USE OR OTHER DEALINGS IN ANY SOFTWARE OR ANY SERVICES. THIS DISCLAIMER OF LIABILITY INCLUDES BUT IS NOT LIMITED TO DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, EXEMPLARY, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES (INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, PROCUREMENT OF SUBSTITUTE GOODS OR SERVICES; LOSS OF USE, DATA, OR PROFITS; OR BUSINESS INTERRUPTION) HOWEVER CAUSED AND ON ANY THEORY OF LIABILITY, WHETHER IN CONTRACT, STRICT LIABILITY, OR TORT (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE OR OTHERWISE) ARISING IN ANY WAY OUT OF THE USE OF SOFTWARE OR SERVICES PROVIDED BY THE NDEX PROJECT, EVEN IF ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGE.

Please play fair:

  • If you upload network and pathway content to NDEx and mark it as "PUBLIC", please make sure you have permission to do so.
  • If you are using resources available in NDEx for commercial/for profit purposes, make sure you are authorized to do so by contacting the respective source databases and purchasing an appropriate license if necessary.
  • NDEx complies with the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) and observes a strict take down policy for unauthorized content. Please send your Take Down Requests to: copyright@ndexbio.org.

NDEx License

All NDEx software included in the NDEx Sources section below is available under the following BSD license:

Copyright © 2013-2017, The Regents of the University of California, The Cytoscape Consortium. All rights reserved.
Redistribution and use in source and binary forms, with or without modification, are permitted provided that the following conditions are met:
1. Redistributions of source code must retain the above copyright notice, this list of conditions and the following disclaimer.
2. Redistributions in binary form must reproduce the above copyright notice, this list of conditions and the following disclaimer in the documentation and/or other materials provided with the distribution.
3. Neither the name of the copyright holder nor the names of its contributors may be used to endorse or promote products derived from this software without specific prior written permission.
THIS SOFTWARE IS PROVIDED BY THE COPYRIGHT HOLDERS AND CONTRIBUTORS "AS IS" AND
ANY EXPRESS OR IMPLIED WARRANTIES, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE IMPLIED
WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE ARE
DISCLAIMED. IN NO EVENT SHALL <COPYRIGHT HOLDER> BE LIABLE FOR ANY
DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, EXEMPLARY, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES
(INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, PROCUREMENT OF SUBSTITUTE GOODS OR SERVICES;
LOSS OF USE, DATA, OR PROFITS; OR BUSINESS INTERRUPTION) HOWEVER CAUSED AND
ON ANY THEORY OF LIABILITY, WHETHER IN CONTRACT, STRICT LIABILITY, OR TORT
(INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE OR OTHERWISE) ARISING IN ANY WAY OUT OF THE USE OF THIS
SOFTWARE, EVEN IF ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGE.

NDEx Sources

All NDEx Sources are stored on GitHub in publicly accessible repositories under the ndexbio organization:

https://github.com/ndexbio

The following repositories support released NDEx software. For all other repositories under ndexbio, we advise you to consult with the NDEx team on their status before using. Some are in active development while others may be obsolete or highly experimental.

NDEx Server
NDEx Web App
NDEx Java Client

NDEx Java Client is not an application, it is a library available for use by developers to create Java applications that access NDEx.

CXIO

Java library used for CX serialization and de-serialization by the NDEx Server and the NDEx Java Client library.

CyNDEx Cytoscape App
NDEx Sync Copier Utility
NDEx Python Client
NDEx R Client