Terms and conditions

 

Terms and conditions for online access to the full text of Vascular Biology

 

Benefits

  • Vascular Biology is fully Open Access, and as such, all readers may access the full text of the electronic version of the journal content online.
  • Readers may download PowerPoint slide versions of the figures for the purpose of presenting them during not-for-profit educational activities. They may not alter the content of the slides in any way or remove the copyright notice.

 

Conditions

  • There must be no systematic copying of the whole or of a substantial fraction of any journal issue (see also Proprietary Rights Notice below).
  • There must be no resale of any full-text article.

  

Open Access content

Vascular Biology articles are freely available to all without any access restrictions, either on this site or elsewhere. Readers may freely save, share and adapt the content, subject to the licence type of the individual article. Please check the licence type before adapting any article.

Table 1: Terms of the user licences offered by Vascular Biology

User licence

Users can:

 

 

 

Users must:

 

Read, print & download

Copy and redistribute in any medium or format

Remix, transform, and build upon the material

Use for commercial purposes

Give appropriate credit and indicate if changes were made

CC BY

CC BY-NC

No

CC BY-NC-ND

No

No*


*Authors publishing under the CC BY-NC-ND licence grant the society owner(s) and/or the publisher commercial rights.

 

Proprietary Rights Notice for Vascular Biology

The person using Vascular Biology online may view, reproduce or store copies of articles comprising the journal provided that the articles are used only as permitted by the terms of the licence.

For permissions to copy beyond that permitted by copyright law, contact the Reproduction Rights Organisation in your country (e.g. the Copyright Clearance Center (USA) or the Copyright Licensing Agency (UK)).

Any uses and or copies of these journals in whole or in part must include the customary bibliographic citation, including author attribution, date, article title, journal title, and the URL https://vb.bioscientifica.com and MUST include a copy of the copyright notice.

 

Disclaimer of warranties

In no event shall Bioscientifica Ltd or Sheridan PubFactory be liable for any special, incidental, indirect or consequential damages of any kind arising out of or in connection with the use of the articles or other material derived from the journals, whether or not advised of the possibility of damage, and on any theory of liability.

This publication is provided "as is" without warranty of any kind, either expressed or implied, including, but not limited to, the implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, or non-infringement. Descriptions of, or references to, products or publications does not imply endorsement of that product or publication.

Vascular Biology is under development and changes may be made in the publication and programs at any time. Neither Bioscientifica Ltd nor Sheridan PubFactory has any duty to update the information contained on the online versions to correct errors or otherwise.

 

Please note: If you are using one of the popular 'offline browsers' that allow you to download content from a site and read it later, be aware that we impose one restriction on their use:

In order for us to provide reliable, continuous, and timely access to Vascular Biology online for all readers, we require that you configure your offline browser to request no more than one page per minute.

Be aware that non-compliance with this rule will result in your access to Vascular Biology online being blocked until you contact us and resolve the problem. If you repeatedly break this rule you will be permanently blocked from the site.

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