Terms of Use

The Digital Humanities + group (“DH+”) at SIB Swiss Institute of Bioinformatics (“SIB”) is committed to open research and open knowledge. Through its SNSF MARK16 virtual research environment (“VRE”), DH+ provides the national and international research community with access to manuscript research material and results about the last chapter of the Gospel according to Mark. These resources are developed by the SNSF MARK16 project team .

Your access to, and use of, the MARK16 VRE are subject to the following terms and conditions:

  1. DH+ imposes no other restriction on the use or redistributions of the resources referenced on the MARK16 VRE than those provided by the MARK16 team or by the owner of the dedicated resource. When using a resource in your work, you must give the appropriate credits as per the corresponding copyright notice and good scientific practice. The name of the DH+ and the SIB trademark must not be associated with publicity or business promotion without SIB’s prior written approval.
  2. The MARK16 VRE has received an ISSN from the National Swiss Library and can be quoted in this way: SNSF MARK16, ISSN 2673-9836, https://mark16.sib.swiss
  3. The open research data of the project are also available on the public open repository Nakala: https://mark16-snsf-prima-project.nakala.fr/
  4. Through its Privacy Policy, SIB is committed to ensuring your privacy and the confidentiality of your personal data. When accessing and using the MARK16 VRE, SIB only collects the following personal data: IP addresses, date and time of a visit, operating system, country, and browser. Email, address, and content of your queries are collected and processed only when you send an email to DH+/SIB.
  5. If you have any questions about these terms of use, you can contact the SIB Legal and Technology Transfer Office at legal@sib.swiss. We reserve the right to amend and update these Terms of use at any time.
  6. These terms of use and the use of the MARK16 VRE are governed by Swiss substantive law, without reference to its conflict of laws provisions. The competent courts in Lausanne, Switzerland, have exclusive jurisdiction.

Last revised: 16 September 2021