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You can copy, download or print content for your own use and you can include excerpts from publications, databases and multimedia products in your own documents, presentations, blogs, websites and teaching materials, provided that suitable acknowledgment of as source and copyright owner is given: ©, publication year (if available) and URL (Uniform Resource Locator) as applicable.

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  • Be used for the promotion of an organisation or company, or of any commercial products or services

As a consequence,

  • Links to must appear clearly as such, i.e. with the complete and obvious URL
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If permission is granted, the logo can be posted on another website, beside a link to the website. The permission is only granted for this specific event/product or for this specific linking purpose and must not be used for any other purpose or any longer than required for the allowed purpose.

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The team may add, change, improve or update the information on the website without notice. reserves the exclusive right to alter, limit or discontinue part of this site at its sole discretion. Under no circumstances is liable for any loss, damage, liability or expense suffered which is claimed to result from use of this site, including, but not limited to, any fault, error, omission, interruption or delay. Use of this site is at the User's sole risk and responsibility.

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The mention of specific companies or certain products does not imply that they are endorsed or recommended by in preference to others of a similar nature that are not mentioned. 

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