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User Licence 1.1

The Company of Biologists User Licence

The Company of Biologists has exclusive rights to the articles in The Company of Biologists’ journals, including the rights to reproduce, store, adapt, publish, distribute, display, communicate to the public and make available in paper, electronic and other formats/media. The Company of Biologists grants a licence to users to use the articles on the basis of the terms below. Authors also retain certain rights, as set out below.

 

User Rights
Copyright owner of article The author
Exclusive licensee The Company of Biologists
License to users Non-exclusive from The Company of Biologists for research, teaching, private study. Not commercial use.
Licensed rights Retrieve, display, download and print out copies of individual articles
Copies All copies must acknowledge and reference the original, including DOI, and refer to The Company of Biologists as publisher.
Access through journal website Free access to non-subscribers to read 6 months after publication.
Teaching purposes Use for bona fide teaching is allowed on the condition that it is non-commercial.
 Commercial use, including individual figure permissions  Permission requests via CCC.
Third party article collections  Permission requests via CCC.
Responsible text and data mining Article full text, metadata and citations may be crawled for the purpose of an electronic analysis without special permission or registration, on the condition that it is non-commercial. Any reuse of content for this purpose shall be subject to the restrictions set out in this table.
Author rights
Posting on author’s website Any version, including final published PDF, provided that the article has already been published in the journal. Must link to the published article on The Company of Biologists’ journal website.
 Teaching  Use by Author and their academic institution for teaching students.
Inclusion in thesis  Any version, including final published PDF, provided that the article has already been published in the journal. Must acknowledge and reference the original article, including DOI, and link to the published article on The Company of Biologists’ Journal website.
Data contained in article Upon publication by The Company of Biologists only. May use data and other information contained in the article in other articles of author. Must acknowledge and reference the original article, including DOI, and link to the published article on The Company of Biologists’ Journal website.
Institutional repository, thesis repository, or PMC Europe If mandated by funder. 12 months after publication unless otherwise mandated. Any version, including final published PDF. Must link to the published article on The Company of Biologists’ Journal website.

 

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Disclaimer
Responsibility for (1) the accuracy of statements of fact; (2) the authenticity of scientific findings or observations; (3) expressions of scientific or other opinion; (4) any other material published in the journal rests solely with the author(s) of the article in which such statements etc., appear. No responsibility for such matters is assumed by the Journal, its owners, publishers, referees or staff.

 


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