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This page details the terms and conditions that apply for all users of the L & H Scientific service.

Terms and conditions of reuse of journal content can be found on the L & H User terms and conditions page.

Subscribers are also bound by the following terms and conditions.

For individuals

Terms and conditions for online-access to the L & H Scientific platform by individuals

For institutions

Terms and conditions for online-access the L & H Scientific platform by educational and commercial institutions

L & H Scientific terms and conditions

References to "L & H" mean the L&H Scientific Publishing LLC and/or L & H Scientific as appropriate. References to "this website" are to the L & H website from which the user is linking to these Terms and Conditions

Please read this document carefully. By accessing or using any part of this website, you are agreeing to be bound by all of these Terms and Conditions. If you have any questions, e-mail These Terms and Conditions were made on January 1, 2011.

Using this website

This website is maintained by L & H for personal viewing and use. For the purposes of these Terms and Conditions, all references to the "user" are to any person who accesses or uses this website or any of the services provided by it, whether on their own behalf or on behalf of an organization or institution that they represent.

User responsibilities

  • User names and passwords are not transferable and the user must keep them strictly confidential and secure.
  • The user will use this website only in accordance with these Terms and Conditions and only for lawful purposes and in a lawful manner.
  • The user will make no attempt to undermine the integrity of this website or any of its content, and will not adapt or circumvent the systems in place in connection with this website nor access it other than through normal operations.
  • Systematic downloading of files is prohibited.

Privacy policy

L & H takes the privacy of its users very seriously and is committed to safeguarding that privacy. Refer to L & H's privacy policy for more details.


The terms of L & H's Disclaimer are incorporated within these Terms and Conditions.


  • Unless otherwise stated, any and all competitions offered by L & H from this website ("competitions") are open to anyone aged 18 or over, except for employees (and their families) of any company in the same group as L & H or anyone else connected with running competitions. As not all countries in the world accept the legality of competitions, it is the sole responsibility of each non UK based entrant to ensure that they are not breaching any laws of their country of residence by submitting an entry. L & H will not be held responsible for any entrant entering any competitions unlawfully. If in any doubt, the entrant should check with the relevant authorities in their country. All entrants must register for competitions by giving their correct name and postal address, together with their e-mail address. By registering for competitions, users acknowledge that they have read and agree to the provisions contained in L & H’s Privacy Policy, as referred to in clause 6 above. All competitions will be subject to the Terms and Conditions as displayed on this website.
  • Any information submitted by the user, other than personal data that are covered by L & H's Privacy Policy, will be treated by L & H as non-confidential and L & H shall be entitled to reproduce, distribute and communicate that information to others without restriction and without obligation.
  • Without limiting its rights to seek other remedies, L & H reserves the right to change, alter or remove all or part of this website, temporarily or permanently, and without notice and without liability. This includes the right to remove offending material placed on this website by the user that L & H considers to constitute misuse of this website or to be potentially harmful to other users.
  • These Terms and Conditions are in addition to, and supplement, any other Terms and Conditions that the user is required to accept in order to access any of L & H's specific goods or services on this website.
  • L & H will use its reasonable endeavors to allow uninterrupted access to this website but access may be suspended, restricted or terminated at any time.
  • L & H has the right to amend these Terms and Conditions at any time and continued use of this website after the change will be deemed as acceptance of the changed Terms and Conditions. It is the responsibility of the user to check the Terms and Conditions frequently for changes and to discontinue use if the user is unhappy with the changes.
  • L & H reserves the right to prohibit access by persons to all or part of this website or the services provided on it at its sole discretion
  • Each provision of these Terms and Conditions shall be construed separately and independently of each other and the invalidity of any one part shall not affect the validity of any other part.
  • USA’s law governs these Terms and Conditions and the USA’s courts have exclusive jurisdiction to determine any disputes.

Contact information

If the user has any questions or comments about these Terms and Conditions, they should contact via or call:1-618-402-2267