Terms & Conditions

The Accelerate site is managed by the Clinical & Translational Science Institute (CTSI) at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF). By visiting or using this site, you agree to abide by the terms outlined below. Please note that the terms of use and privacy policy may change from time-to-time and thus your use will be subject to the policy in place at the time of use.

Terms of Use

This website is intended to provide information to the UCSF community, our partners, and interested parties.

Accuracy and Completeness

While CTSI reviews content for accuracy, errors may occasionally occur; it cannot guarantee accuracy or completeness of information on the site. CTSI will not be held responsible for any errors or omissions, or for the use of the information provided or for any results obtained from the use of such information. Due to constant changes and the potential for error, users are encouraged to confirm the information found on this website with other reliable sources.

Links to Other Sites

Links to other websites are provided as a service to our users and do not imply endorsement by CTSI or UCSF. CTSI does not control external sites and is not responsible for the privacy practices or content related to external sites.

Confidentiality and Privacy

This website does not require personal information to use the site, nor does it gather personal information. CTSI does not track visitors' identification or use of this website. However, we do collect aggregate information on what pages are visited in order to assess and improve the content of our site. These procedures do not provide us with personal information of visitors.

Names and addresses submitted by visitors through mailing-list or registration forms are used solely for the announced purposes. CTSI does not share, rent, trade, sell, or otherwise release this information without consent, except if required to do so by law. This website may provide links to external sites, both within and outside UCSF, that require and/or store personal information. CTSI is not responsible for the policies of external sites.

Legal Compliance

Users shall not post or transmit any threatening, libelous, defamatory, obscene, inflammatory, pornographic, or otherwise unlawful material, any proprietary information belonging to others, or any material that could constitute or encourage conduct that would be considered a criminal offense, give rise to civil liability, or otherwise violate any law.


Users should assume that everything you see or read on this site is copyrighted by the Regents of the University of California unless otherwise noted.

Creative Commons License This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported License.

You may use, distribute or transmit the contents of this site for any public and non-commercial purpose, with proper attribution (Clinical & Translational Science Institute at the University of California, San Francisco, or CTSI at UCSF), a link back to http://ctsi.ucsf.edu, and an email sent with details to ctsi@ucsf.edu. Suggested attribution language:

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