OdorSpace – Terms of Use

By using this website, you (“You”) declare that You have read and accept the below Academic Research License, You understand and agree that the solution made available through this website (the “Solution”) is being made available for non-commercial academic use only, and that You agree to be bound by all the terms and conditions of these Terms of Use and the Academic Research License below in connection with Your use of the Solution. Inquiries regarding commercial use of the Solution or of related tools may be sent to Yeda at: info.yeda@weizmann.ac.il

In accordance with the privacy policy of the Weizmann Institute of Science (available at  https://www.weizmann.ac.il/pages/privacy-policy), any information You may provide during the licensing, installation and/or use of the Solution (as such term is defined above) may be used by the Weizmann Institute of Science, its technology transfer company, Yeda Research and Development Co. Ltd., and/or any licensee of any of the foregoing, as a notification of the fact that You have been provided access to the Solution, to verify and ensure compliance with these Terms of Use, as well as to assert the rights of the Weizmann Institute of Science, Yeda Research and Development Co. Ltd. or any such licensee in connection with the Solution and these Terms of Use, including fraud detection and evidence of non-compliance.

Academic Research License

Between You and the Weizmann Institute of Science (“WIS”)

Please be advised that as the Solution has been developed by Prof. Noam Sobel and his team at WIS, Your use thereof is fully subject to the terms below.

  1. You may use the Solution in the form provided on this website only, and only for non-commercial academic research, subject to all the terms and conditions of this license. This license does not grant you any rights to obtain any executable code or source code in respect of the Solution.

  2. You may not:

    1. Use the Solution or any part or derivatives thereof for commercial purposes, including not for commercially-funded research or for a research collaboration with a commercial entity. You may not use the Solution to provide services to third parties, including on a service bureau or timeshare basis.

    2. Directly or indirectly modify, decompile, rent, lease, reverse engineer or disassemble the Solution or otherwise reduce the Solution to human readable form.

    3. Sub-license, assign or transfer the Solution or any or all of Your rights under this license to any individual or entity (including within Your institution). The Solution shall be kept and used only on Your premises and only in Your strict possession. You agree to use best efforts, and will take all reasonable steps, to protect the Solution from any unauthorized use, reproduction, publication, disclosure or distribution.

    4. Use WIS’ name or (trade)marks or the name of any of its scientists or employees in reference to any outcome derived from the use of the Solution, except in accordance with the terms of clause 5 below.

  3. This license is non-exclusive. Nothing herein prohibits or limits WIS from making any use of the Solution. No right is granted to You hereunder to any modification, enhancement or update of the Solution.


  1. You acknowledge that the Solution is or may be the subject of patent application(s) and/or patent(s), and that it contains, or may contain, copyrighted material, trade secrets, trademarks and/or other proprietary information owned by WIS or WIS’ assignee(s). No rights are granted to You hereunder to patents, copyrights, trade secrets, trade names, trademarks (whether registered or unregistered), domain names or any other intellectual property, except the limited right to use the Solution through this website solely for academic non-commercial research purposes subject to all the terms and conditions of this Academic Research License.

  2. You must retain and may not alter or remove copyright notices or this license. In all oral or written publications concerning Your use of the Solution, You will include an appropriate acknowledgment of the scientific work upon which the Solution is based and of the source of the Solution, unless requested otherwise by WIS; however, You may not state or imply that WIS promotes, endorses, or is involved in any way in Your work and/or publications using the Solution.

  3. The Solution is a research tool and has not been fully investigated, and consequently is supplied, and may be used by You, entirely at Your own risk. The Solution is provided on an 'as is' and 'as available' basis with all faults. WIS makes no representations and extends no warranties of any kind, either expressed or implied. Without derogating from the foregoing, there are no express or implied warranties that the Solution will meet Your requirements or that use of the Solution will be error free, uninterrupted, or secure. You hereby acknowledge that the Solution may contain bugs, viruses or other defects, as well as third party software (including open code software) subject to other terms of use. WIS and its employees and scientists expressly disclaim all implied warranties, including but not limited to warranty of title, merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose or non-infringement of third party rights.

You shall be solely responsible for any damage caused to You or to any third party by Your use of the Solution, including without limitation damages to computer system(s), data, hardware, software or loss of data. WIS or any of its employees or scientists will not be liable for any loss, claim, damages or demands made by You, or made against You by any third party, due to Your use of the Solution. No indemnification is provided or intended on WIS’ part hereunder.

  1. This Academic Research License will terminate automatically in case You commit a material breach of any of its terms. Either You or WIS may terminate this Academic Research License upon 30 days’ written notice. Upon termination, You shall discontinue use of the Solution and will destroy, or upon WIS’ request return to WIS, all copies of the Solution remaining in Your possession (if any) and any documentation relating thereto.

  2. This Academic Research License is governed by the laws of Israel, excluding their conflict of laws provisions. Any disputes hereunder shall be exclusively resolved in the courts located in Tel-Aviv Jaffa, Israel. Notwithstanding the foregoing, either You or WIS may seek an injunction or other equitable relief in any court of competent jurisdiction.