We work continuously to ensure that the information on this website is accurate and up-to-date. However, information is subject to change from time to time without notice. The information on this website is provided to you as and when available and your use of this website is at your own risk.
The service and the content of this web application are provided on an “as is” basis, without any representations or warranties of any kind, express, implied or statutory, including, but not limited to, representations and warranties of accuracy and completeness.
Under no circumstances and under no legal theory, whether in tort (including negligence), contract, or otherwise, shall the BioLingo project or the University of Ottawa, or its trustees, officers, employees and representatives, be liable to you or to any third party for any direct, indirect, incidental, consequential, special, exemplary or punitive damages of any kind directly or indirectly arising out of or in connection with the operation, maintenance, access or use of the service or the content of the web application. This paragraph shall survive any expiration or termination of this agreement.
If you become a registered user of the BioLingo web application, you agree to indemnify, defend and hold harmless the BioLingo project and the University of Ottawa, and its trustees, officers, employees and representatives, from any and all demands, claims, actions, damages, losses, liabilities, costs and expenses, including attorneys’ fees and court costs, directly or indirectly arising out of or in connection with your access or use of the service or the content of the web application or your violation of any of the terms or conditions of this agreement. This paragraph shall survive any expiration or termination of this agreement.
Your privacy is very important to us. You must register with your @uottawa.ca email address in order to access the game. This information and all other information pertaining to you on your account will never be shared with a third party and your anonymity will be preserved at all time. Should you have signed a consent form to participate in a research project, your anonymity will always be preserved when publishing or communicating the results to a wider audience.
When you register, you must choose an avatar and a player name for yourself. All other players will see your player name on the leaderboard. Therefore, be careful to choose a name that does not allow anyone to identify you if you wish to remain anonymous.
Research and website statistics
General data on the use of the web application will be captured using Google Analytics and programmed game analytics to improve our web application and the game content. The data thus collected could be used as part of a research project in science education. If personal data should ever be collected as part of a research project, this would only be done with your explicit consent. Should you have signed a consent form to participate in a research project, your anonymity will always be preserved when publishing or communicating the results to a wider audience.
This website is not responsible for the privacy policies of any websites, other than ours, to which you may be referred.
We are committed to make the content of this website accessible to all users by adhering as closely as possible to the best practices laid out in the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines
WCAG published by the W3C Web Accessibility Initiative WAI
Please contact us here about accessibility issues regarding content, function or use of the website.