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IPR Intellectual Property Rights  -  Disclaimer

The Visual Plants website and the Visual Plants Online database are designed for scientific purposes. Therefore efforts are being made to keep the contents correct and up-to-date. The Scientific Database Design GbR in no way guarantees that the information made available on this website is complete, accurate or up-to-date in all cases. 


1. Online Contents

Scientific Database Design GbR reserves the right not to be responsible for the topicality, correctness, completeness or quality of the information provided. Liability claims regarding damage caused by the use of any information provided, including any kind of information which is incomplete or incorrect, will therefore be rejected. 
All offers are not-binding and without obligation. 
Parts of the pages or the complete publication including all information might be extended, changed or partly or completely deleted by the Editors without separate announcement.

2. Referrals and links

The author is not responsible for any contents linked or referred to from his pages - unless he  has full knowlegde of illegal contents and would be able to prevent the visitors of the site from viewing those pages. If any damage occurs by the use of information presented there, only the author of the respective pages might be liable, not the one who has linked to these pages. Furthermore the author is not liable for any postings or messages published by users of discussion boards, guestbooks or mailinglists provided on his page.


3. Copyright

The Editors intended not to use any copyrighted material for publication or, if not possible, to indicate the copyright of the respective object.
The copyright for any material created by The Editors is reserved. Any duplication or use of objects such as diagrams, sounds or texts in other electronic or printed publications is not permitted without The Editor's agreement.

Images presented as part of the online version of Visual Plants have property rights to the photographers, or, in case of digitized herbarium specimen, to the named herbarium. Publication of the images without agreement of The Editors and (!) the holder of the copyright is not permitted.

4. Privacy policy

If the opportunity for the input of personal or business data (email addresses, name, addresses) is given, the input of these data takes place voluntarily. The use and payment of all offered services are permitted - if and so far technically possible and reasonable - without specification of any personal data or under specification of anonymized data or an alias.

5. Legal validity of this disclaimer
This disclaimer is to be regarded as part of the internet publication which you were referred from. If sections or individual terms of this text are not legal or correct, the content or validity of the other parts remain uninfluenced by this fact.