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or distribute any Materials on the BPS web site, in whole or in part,
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of this web site. The services, information or data (collectively,
'Information') made available at the BPS web site are provided
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all warranties, express or implied, as to the accuracy of the
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any defects can be corrected. For purposes of this section, 'British
Pteridological Society' shall include its officers, employees
and representatives, and any third-party providers or sources
of information or data.
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a particular purpose
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information, Materials and business resulting from the Information
or the lack of information available on the BPS web site
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omissions, or negligence, or for contingencies beyond its control,
in procuring, compiling, or delivering the Information
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regardless of how caused, or delays or interruptions in delivery
of the Information
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whether in contract, tort or otherwise, from the use of, or reliance
on, the Information, or from the use of the Internet generally.
For the purposes of this section, 'The British Pteridological
Society' shall include its officers, employees, and representatives
and any third-party providers or sources of information or data.
These disclaimers and exclusions shall be governed by and
construed in accordance with English Law. If any provision of
these disclaimers and exclusions shall be unlawful, void or for
any reason unenforceable then that provision shall be deemed
severable and shall not affect the validity and enforceability
of the remaining provisions.
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