The Biometrics Evaluation and Testing ("BEAT") project is a four-year European research project led by THE FOUNDATION OF IDIAP RESEARCH INSTITUTE ("IDIAP"), Centre du Parc, Rue Marconi 19, PO Box 592, CH - 1920 Martigny, Switzerland, which aims at developing a platform for the testing, evaluation and attestation of biometric systems, in particular by the sharing of open source implementations of algorithms.
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1.2. The use of the IDIAP BEAT Platform is only authorized, if You have reached the legal age in Your country of residence, otherwise You shall obtain Your parent's or legal guardian's consent to use the IDIAP BEAT Platform.
1.3. IDIAP may revise the ToS at any time by updating them and any modification of the ToS enters in force immediately after Your access to the IDIAP BEAT Platform.
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2.2. IDIAP makes no warranties that the IDIAP BEAT Platform may be accessed or used outside of Switzerland. Access to and / or use of the IDIAP BEAT Platform. If You access and / or use the IDIAP BEAT Platform from outside of Switzerland, You do so at Your own risk and are responsible for compliance with the laws of Your country of residence.
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