Disclaimer & Copyright
Last updated: 18 October 2018
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- Permitted Use of the Site
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The Site and the Content may not be reproduced, stored, forwarded, used for resale or distribution, or be used for any other purpose, including, but not limited to, co-branding, framing or hyperlinking, without the express written permission of IBFD.
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The Site has been carefully compiled by IBFD, but no representation is made or warranty given (either express or implied) as to the completeness or accuracy of the information it contains, non-infringement, merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose. IBFD disclaims any and all liability for the acts, omissions and conduct of any third party in any IBFD services.
- Limitation of Liability
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IBFD can be held liable for damages that are the result of an intentional act (opzet) or gross negligence (grove schuld) on the part of IBFD. In no event shall IBFD’s total liability exceed the price of the ordered product or a maximum of 50% (fifty per cent) of the licence fees paid in the preceding 12 (twelve) months.
- Copyrights and Trademarks
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Copyrighted material is marked with a copyright notice (“© name”); however, the absence of such a notice does not indicate the absence of copyright. Official documents included in IBFD’s collections, such as legal decisions, treaties and legislation, are free of copyrights. Documents prepared by IBFD itself, such as unofficial translations of treaty documents, are copyrighted by IBFD.
Whenever third-party copyrights are vested in publications included in IBFD’s collections, IBFD has been granted permission by the rightful copyright owners to include those copyrighted works in our databases. IBFD has cleared all intellectual property rights to its best endeavours and with utmost accuracy. Should you have a legitimate reason to claim copyrights on one or more of the individual publications in our database, please contact us.
- Digital Rights Management (DRM)
IBFD’s publications are protected by “Social DRM”. Each unique file contains both visible and invisible watermarks, which allow IBFD to monitor the number of times it is accessed or downloaded. In case of suspected misuse, IBFD has the right to terminate the User’s access immediately.
Official documents pertaining to legal decisions, treaties and legislation are not provided with Social DRM protection.
- Governing Law and Jurisdiction
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