BIMCV-COVID19 Dataset Research Use Agreement

1. Permission is granted to view and use the BIMCV-COVID19 Dataset without charge for research purposes only. Its sale is prohibited. Any non-academic research use need to be evaluated case by case by BIMCV- BIMCV-COVID19. If you intend to use this dataset for any non-academic research use, you need to communicate it describing the intended use and receive approval by the BIMCV-COVID19.

2. In agreement with the mission of the BIMCV-COVID19 to promote the publication of scientific knowledge as open data, any computational model or algorithm that have used the BIMCV-COVID19 Dataset and is publicly referenced (e.g. in a publication etc..) is suggested to be shared including the code and model weights and any case will give appropriate credit by citing the BIMCV-COVID19 article  but not in any way that suggests that the BIMCV – BIMCV-COVID19 endorses you or your use.

3. Other than the rights granted herein, the BIMCV retains all rights, title, and interest in the BIMCV-COVID19 Dataset.

4. You may make a verbatim copy of the BIMCV-COVID19 Dataset for personal, research use as permitted in this Research Use Agreement. If another user within your organization wishes to use the BIMCV-COVID19 Dataset, they must comply with all the terms of this Research Use Agreement.

5. YOU MAY NOT DISTRIBUTE, PUBLISH, OR REPRODUCE A COPY of any portion or all of the BIMCV-COVID19 Dataset to others without specific prior written permission from BIMCV-COVID19.

6. YOU MAY NOT SHARE THE DOWNLOAD LINK to the BIMCV-COVID19 dataset to others outside of your organization. If another user within your organization wishes to use the BIMCV-COVID19 Dataset, they must comply with all the terms of this Research Use Agreement.

7. You must not modify, reverse engineer, decompile, or create derivative works from the BIMCV-COVID19 Dataset with the exception of works in agreement with the clause number 2. You must not remove or alter any copyright or other proprietary notices in the BIMCV-COVID19 Dataset.

8. The BIMCV-COVID19 Dataset has not been reviewed or approved by the Food and Drug Administration or the European Medicines Agency, and is for Research Use Only. In no event shall data or images generated through the use of the BIMCV-COVID19 Dataset be used or relied upon in the diagnosis or provision of patient care.

9. THE BIMCV-COVID19 DATASET IS PROVIDED «AS IS,» AND BIMCV AND ITS COLLABORATORS DO NOT MAKE ANY WARRANTY, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, NOR DO THEY ASSUME ANY LIABILITY OR RESPONSIBILITY FOR THE USE OF THIS BIMCV-COVID19 DATASET.

10. You will not make any attempt to re-identify any of the individual data subjects. Re-identification of individuals is strictly prohibited. Any re-identification of any individual data subject shall be immediately reported to BIMCV-COVID19 project team. Please note that this project was approved by the institutional research committee, and both the images and the associated reports were made anonymous and de-identified by the Medical Image Bank of the Valencian Community at the Department of Universal Health and Public Health Services (BIMCV-CSUSP) and the Health Informatics Department at San Juan Hospital.

11. Any violation of this Research Use Agreement or other impermissible use shall be grounds for immediate termination of use of this BIMCV-COVID19 Dataset. In the event that the BIMCV – BIMCV-COVID19 determines that the recipient has violated this Research Use Agreement or other impermissible use has been made, the BIMCV – BIMCV-COVID19 may direct that the undersigned data recipient immediately return all copies of the BIMCV-COVID19 Dataset and retain no copies thereof even if you did not cause the violation or impermissible use.

12. You are agree to indemnify and hold BIMCV – BIMCV-COVID19 harmless from any claims, losses or damages, including legal fees, arising out of or resulting from your use of the BIMCV-COVID19 Dataset or your violation or role in violation of these Terms. You agree to fully cooperate in BIMCV- BIMCV-COVID19 defense against any such claims.