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1. Conditions for the use of information on this website
- The information is not altered in any way;
- The source of the document or other material is acknowledged;
- The information is only used in accordance with the Site’s informational and public-awareness purposes, and in respect of WOAH’s values and principles; and
- WOAH is not held liable for any consequence stemming from the reuse.
Without prior written permission of WOAH it is forbidden:
- to make any other use than those specified above, including commercial use, of information posted on the Site,
- to copy, store in a retrieval system, or transmit in any form or by any means the information of the Site to any third party, to use any of data mining, robots, or similar data-gathering and extraction tools.
The above-mentioned general permission for the reuse of information is not applicable where a prior permission from a copyright owner must be obtained for the reproduction or use of documents and multimedia materials, as may be specified in individual copyright notices.
Any use of Content from the Site shall be accompanied by an acknowledgment of the source, citing the uniform resource locator (URL) of the text.
Unless expressly stated otherwise, the findings, interpretations and conclusions expressed in the Content on this Site are those of the various WOAH staff members, consultants and advisers to WOAH who prepared the work and do not necessarily represent the views of WOAH or its Members.
2. Disclaimer for WOAH information
While WOAH believes the information it provides on this Site to be reliable, human or technical error remains a possibility. Content provided on this Site are provided “as is”, without warranty of any kind, either express or implied, including, without limitation, warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose and non-infringement. WOAH specifically does not make any warranties or representations as to the accuracy, completeness or timeliness or correct sequence of the of any such Content provided on this Site. Reliance upon the information provided by WOAH on this Site shall be at the User’s own risk. Under no circumstances shall WOAH be liable for any loss, damage, liability or expense incurred or suffered that is claimed to have resulted from the use of this Site, including, without limitation, any fault, negligence, error, omission, interruption or delay with respect thereto. The User specifically acknowledges and agrees that WOAH is not liable for any conduct of any User.
This Site may contain advice, opinions and statements of various information providers. WOAH does not represent or endorse the accuracy or reliability of any advice, opinion, statement or other information provided by any information provider, any User of this Site or any other person or entity. Reliance upon any such advice, opinion, statement, or other information shall also be at the User’s own risk. Neither WOAH, nor any of their respective agents, employees, information providers or content providers, shall be liable to any User or anyone else for any inaccuracy, error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, alteration of or use of any Content herein, or for its timeliness or completeness, nor shall they be liable for any failure of performance, computer virus or communication line failure, regardless of cause, or for any damages resulting therefrom.
3. Disclaimer for hypertext links
This Site may contain links and references to third-party web sites. The linked sites are not under the control of WOAH, and WOAH is not responsible for the content of any linked site or any link contained in a linked site. WOAH provides these links only as a convenience, and the inclusion of a link or reference does not imply the endorsement of the linked site by WOAH. It is the responsibility of the User to evaluate the content and usefulness of information obtained from other sites.
The User specifically acknowledges that WOAH is not liable for any defamatory, offensive, misleading or illegal conduct of other Users, links or third parties, and that the risk of injury from the foregoing rests entirely with the User.
4. Disclaimer of endorsement
The mention of specific companies or certain products, processes, or services by trade name, trademark, or otherwise, does not imply that they are endorsed or recommended by WOAH.
5. Disclaimer for translation
This Site was primarily written in the English language. WOAH and contracted external parties provide translations of this Site into French and Spanish. This is done with the aim of providing information to as many users of this Site as possible worldwide. No warranty is made as to the accuracy or reliability of translations made from the source language into any other language. If any questions arise concerning the accuracy of the information presented on any translated page of the Site, please refer to the English version of the text, which is leading.
6. Copyright notice
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All rights reserved.
This Site and its Content, is owned by WOAH, its Members, partners, or providers of materials and is protected by intellectual property law. The Users of this Site undertake to respect the intellectual property rights held by WOAH and respective third parties.
7. Use of the Organisation’s name, emblem, logo and flag
WOAH name and emblem are the exclusive property of WOAH. They are protected under international law. Unauthorised use is prohibited. They may not be copied or reproduced in any way without the prior written permission of WOAH.
9. Preservation of immunities
Nothing herein shall constitute or be considered to be a limitation upon or a waiver of the privileges and immunities of WOAH which are specifically reserved.