Use of ICBR services constitutes acceptance and agreement to abide by ICBR terms and conditions. ICBR reserves the right to modify terms and conditions at any time and customers are advised to regularly review these policies. The terms and conditions outlined on this page have been created to ensure the integrity, security, reliability and privacy of ICBR’s services. Download a copy of the ICBR General Terms & Conditions (pdf).
i. Each party acknowledges that it is subject to, and agrees to abide by, the U.S. laws, regulations, and sanctions controlling the export, release, or transfer of defense articles, defense services, commodity, technology, software, and other items, (hereinafter “export controlled items and information”) including, but not limited to, the Arms Export Control Act (“AECA”), as amended, and enumerated in the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (“ITAR”) (Title 22, CFR Parts 120-130); the Export Administration Act (“EAA”) of 1979, as amended, and enumerated in the Export Administration Regulations (“EAR”) 15 CFR Parts 730-774; and U.S. economic sanctions programs.
ii. Customers are responsible for ensuring all necessary and required conditions regarding export-controlled items and information are fully met prior to submitting samples to the ICBR. Customer shall inform the ICBR if it intends to transmit export-controlled items and information to the ICBR and receive written consent from the ICBR prior to such transmittal. Once the ICBR has provided written consent, Customer is responsible for maintaining the security of such export-controlled items and information. The process and costs to ensure compliance are the responsibility of the customer. Customer acknowledges that the ICBR may have employees who are foreign persons, and that it shall not be responsible for any transfer of export-controlled items and information to such foreign persons.
3. Limitation of Liability – In no event shall UF be liable to Customer or to any third part for any loss of use, revenue or profit or loss of data or diminution in value, or for any consequential. Incidental, indirect, exemplary, special or punitive damages whether arising out of breach of contract, tort, or otherwise, regardless of whether such damages were foreseeable and whether or not UF has been advised of the possibility of such damages, and notwithstanding the failure of any agreed or other remedy of its essential purpose.
4. Indemnification – Customer agrees to indemnify, defend, and hold UF, its officers, directors, trustees, employees, and agents harmless from and against any and all liabilities arising in connection with this Agreement.
5. Sovereign Immunity – Licensee acknowledges and agrees that nothing contained in this Agreement shall be construed or interpreted as (i) denying to Licensor any remedy or defense available to Licensor under the laws of the State of Florida; (ii) the consent of the Licensor or the State of Florida, or their agents and agencies, to be sued; or (iii) a waiver of sovereign immunity of the Licensor or of the State of Florida beyond the limited waiver provided in section 768.28, Florida Statutes (2013).
6. Intellectual Property and Ownership – ICBR performs work in accordance with UF policies as they pertains to any sample derivatives, information, data and results derived or created during work performed by the ICBR, including any intellectual property rights, as set forth in the UF IP Policy.
7. Governing Law and Venue – This Agreement constitutes a contract under the laws of the State of Florida, and shall be construed according to the laws thereof. In the event of any legal or equitable action arising under this Agreement, the parties agree that the jurisdiction and venue of such action shall lie exclusively within the courts of record of the State of Florida located in Alachua County, Florida, and the parties specifically waive any other jurisdiction and venue.
At CTAC @ ICBR, our mission is to provide a hazard-free, efficient workspace for our clientele. As a result, we have developed a number of policies in order to protect you, our equipment and the wider facility at large.
All users accept to be bound by CTAC policies in their account setup agreement. If you have a CTAC account, you HAVE agreed to abide by the policies herein.
CTAC Hazardous/Biohazardous Waste Policy, effective October 1st, 2017
This policy covers the use and disposal of all items presenting a hazardous or biohazardous waste threat. This covers the use and disposal of sharps, isoflurane waste, biohazards and chemical hazards. This policy has been developed in conjunction with Environmental Health & Safety (EHS).
CTAC Policy on Sanitization, effective January 5th, 2011
This policy covers the steps required to maintain a clean workspace and instrumentation for all users.
Additionally, we have adopted all the standard policies for use of our instruments and facilities from ICBR. These additional policies can be found described on this page above.
By signing and dating the sample submission form, the users accept the terms and conditions specified above.