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BioStruct-X is a pan-European research infrastructure project on the ESFRI Roadmap which is legally represented by EMBL.


The information on this website has been carefully researched and implemented. Despite these efforts towards accuracy, the possibility of errors cannot be excluded. Please send any remarks or corrections to the web master (webmaster(at)biostructx.org). While the content has been carefully checked, we assume no liability for its accuracy, completeness, or timeliness. In particular, liability is disclaimed for any damage or consequences that may arise through direct or indirect use of the website content.

All offers are not-binding and without obligation. The author does not guarantee the suitability of the services provided for any purpose. Parts of the pages or the complete publication including all offers and information might be extended, changed or partly or completely deleted by the author without separate announcement.

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BioStruct-X is not responsible for any contents linked or referred to from these pages. If any damage occurs by the use of information presented there, only the author of the respective pages might be liable, not the one who has linked to these pages.  
BioStruct-X does not associate or identify itself with the content of third parties to which it refers via a link. BioStruct-X assumes no responsibility for such content, since it has no influence on it.


The author intended not to use any copyrighted material for the publication or, if not possible, to indicate the copyright of the respective object. However, the author does not give any warranties that the content is free of third party intellectual property rights. The copyright for any material created by the author and all other rights related to it is held by EMBL. Any duplication or use of objects such as images, diagrams, sounds or texts in other electronic or printed publications is not permitted without EMBL’s agreement.

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If the opportunity for the input of personal or business data (email address, name, address, etc.) is given, the input of these data takes place voluntarily. The use and payment of all offered services are permitted - if and so far technically possible and reasonable - without specification of any personal data or under specification of anonymized data or an alias. The use of published postal addresses, telephone or fax numbers and email addresses for marketing purposes is prohibited; offenders sending unwanted spam messages will be punished.

Collection, processing and use of personal data

You can visit the BioStruct-X website without submitting any personal details.
No personal information, such as name, company, address, telephone number or e-mail address, is collected during your visits to our web pages, unless you provide us with such information voluntarily, e.g. by creating a Biostruct-X user account or registering for our newsletter. In those instances, the provided data is stored in the BioStruct-X database for up to two years following the end of the project.

We use the personal data which you provide in order to evaluate your proposals for transnational access suport, to respond to your inquiries and provide the services you requested. We also use these data for internal statistic research purposes and obligatory reporting towards the European Commission as the BioStruct-X funding body. Your personal data will otherwise not be passed on, sold or transferred to third parties.

When you voluntarily send us personal information such as your name, e-mail or postal address, telephone number, personal messages, etc. via our web pages or by e-mail, we store and use this information for the purposes of rendering the requested service in each instance (e.g. creating / evaluating scientific proposals for transnational access support, answering technical or other questions).

Legal validity of this disclaimer

This disclaimer is to be regarded as part of the internet publication which you were referred from. If sections or individual terms of this statement are not legal or correct, the content or validity of the other parts remain uninfluenced by this fact.

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BioStruct-X is part of the Capacities Specific Programme Research Infrastructures, Project Number 283570
BioStruct-X contact: biostructx(at)embl-hamburg.de, I. Custic, ph: +49 - 40 89902 124, fax: +49 - 40 89902 149

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