This data is released according to NIH-NCHGR policy and the agreement reached termed the "Bermuda Accord”, adapted here for genome re-sequencing and variant detection data.
Users of data from this site agree to the following conditions:
- The data may be freely downloaded, used in analyses, and repackaged in databases.
- Users are free to use the data in scientific papers analyzing particular genes and regions, provided that this site and the Medicago Hapmap Consortium are properly acknowledged.
- The Medicago Hapmap Consortium reserves the right to publish the initial large-scale analyses of the dataset, including large-scale characterization of regions of evolutionary interest and genome-scale variation analysis. Large-scale refers to regions on the order of 1 Mb or more.
- Any redistribution of the data should carry this notice.