Terms of Use

By accessing, browsing, or using the Portal, you agree to the following terms and conditions of use (“Terms”) and to any future revision. We may change, suspend, discontinue, limit or remove any part of the Portal at any time, without prior notice or liability. Your continued use of the Portal following any changes is an agreement by you to the change in Terms.

Your Use of the Portal

EPFL/Blue Brain maintains this Portal for your information, education and to ensure that the outputs of its research can be verified, built upon and used to advance knowledge and generate improvements.

Please feel free to browse and use the Portal. However, nothing in these Terms transfers to you any right, title or interest in any content, including any intellectual property or content of EPFL and third-party websites linked to on the Portal.

The Portal, images, text, audios, videos, photographs, custom graphics, descriptions and all other material provided and the collection and compilation and assembly thereof are the exclusive property of EPFL/Blue Brain and are protected by Swiss and international copyright laws, and subject to copyright policy.

EPFL/Blue Brain name and concept cannot be used for any purpose without explicit permission. Inappropriate and/or unauthorized use of name and concept can lead to legal action.

Some links furnished on our Site may allow you to leave our Site. If you choose to use a third-party website, you will be subject to the terms and conditions of use that apply to such third-party website. These third-party websites are not under our control and we disclaim any responsibility for the contents of such linked websites or any link(s) contained in any such linked website(s) or any changes or updates to any of these websites. We further disclaim any responsibility for any form of transmission received from any linked third-party website or advertising.

If you would like to link to our Portal, you may only do so on the basis that you link to, but do not replicate, any page of our Portal and subject to the following conditions:

(a) you do not in any way imply that we are endorsing any services or products unless this has been specifically agreed with us;

(b) you do not misrepresent your relationship with us or present any false information about us; and

(c) your website does not contain content that is offensive, controversial, infringes any intellectual property rights or other rights of any other person or entity

If you choose to link our Portal in breach of this section, you shall fully indemnify us for any loss or damage suffered as a result of your actions.


Resources on this Portal are provided by EPFL/Blue Brain AS-IS and as-available, and EPFL/Blue Brain makes no representations or warranties of any kind, express or implied, about the completeness, accuracy, reliability, suitability or availability, non-infringement, fitness for a particular purpose, absence of latent of other defects of the Resources. Any reliance you place on Resources is therefore strictly at your own risk.

EPFL/Blue Brain does not warrant that the Resources will meet your requirements; that the Resources will be uninterrupted, timely, secure, or error-free; that the information provided through the Resources are accurate, reliable or correct; that any defects or errors will be corrected; that the Resources will be available at any particular time or location; or that the Resources are free of viruses or other harmful components. You assume full responsibility and risk of loss resulting from your downloading and/or use of files, information, content or other material obtained from the Resources.

Limitation of Liability

You assume all responsibility for any use of the Resources offered on the Portal. In no event shall EPFL/Blue Brain, its directors, officers, employees, agents, licensees, licensors, contributors, founders or advisors, or any other person who has been involved in the creation or production of the Portal or Resources be liable for any direct, indirect, special, incidental, or consequential damages, lost profits, lost sales, or loss of goodwill, loss of business, loss of data arising out of the use of, the inability to use, or errors, omissions, interruptions or other inaccuracies in, the Portal or the content, even if the party had been advised of the possibility of such damages.

EPFL/Blue Brain will make all reasonable effort to maintain continuity of this Portal and online Resources. However, Blue Brain accepts no responsibility for the consequences of any temporary or permanent discontinuity in service.

Governing Law

The laws of Switzerland govern these Terms. The exclusive place of jurisdiction shall be Lausanne, Switzerland.


We may suspend or terminate your access to the Portal and its Resources at any time, without notice, and for any reason. If you fail to comply with these Terms, you no longer have authorization to use the Portal and the Resources, and any and all rights granted to you under the Terms are revoked. Your obligations under these Terms will continue upon termination of your rights.

Contact Information :

Blue Brain Project

Chemin des Mines 9

CH-1202 Geneva