GRASS-Wiki:General disclaimer

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Imprint

Website operator:

   GRASS Development Team
   c/o OSGeo
   14525 SW Millikan #42523
   Beaverton, Oregon
   United States
   97005-2343
   
   Email: info(at)osgeo(dot)org
   Email: grass-web(at)lists.osgeo.org
   
   Internet: https://www.osgeo.org/ | https://grass.osgeo.org/ | https://grasswiki.osgeo.org

Contact form: https://www.osgeo.org/about/contact/

General disclaimer

GRASS GIS Wiki is an online open-content collaborative knowledge-base; that is, a voluntary association of individuals and groups working to develop a common resource of human knowledge. The structure of the project allows anyone with an Internet connection to alter its content upon registration. Please be advised that nothing found here has necessarily been reviewed by people with the expertise required to provide you with complete, accurate or reliable information.

That is not to say that you will not find valuable and accurate information in GRASS GIS Wiki; much of the time you will. However, GRASS GIS Wiki cannot guarantee the validity of the information found here. The content of any given article may recently have been changed, vandalized or altered by someone whose opinion does not correspond with the state of knowledge in the relevant fields. Note that most other encyclopedias and reference works also have disclaimers.

No formal peer review

Our active community of editors uses tools such as the Special:Recentchanges and Special:Newpages feeds to monitor new and changing content. However, GRASS GIS Wiki is not uniformly peer reviewed; while readers may correct errors or engage in casual peer review, they have no legal duty to do so and thus all information read here is without any implied warranty of fitness for any purpose or use whatsoever. Even articles that have been vetted by informal peer review or featured article processes may later have been edited inappropriately, just before you view them.

None of the contributors, sponsors, administrators or anyone else connected with GRASS GIS Wiki in any way whatsoever can be responsible for the appearance of any inaccurate or libelous information or for your use of the information contained in or linked from these web pages.

No contract; limited license

Please make sure that you understand that the information provided here is being provided freely, and that no kind of agreement or contract is created between you and the owners or users of this site, the owners of the servers upon which it is housed, the individual GRASS GIS Wiki contributors, any project administrators, sysops or anyone else who is in any way connected with this project or sister projects subject to your claims against them directly. You are being granted a limited license to copy anything from this site; it does not create or imply any contractual or extracontractual liability on the part of GRASS GIS Wiki or any of its agents, members, organizers or other users.

There is no agreement or understanding between you and GRASS GIS Wiki regarding your use or modification of this information beyond the GNU Free Documentation License (GFDL) (unless noted otherwise); neither is anyone at GRASS GIS Wiki responsible should someone change, edit, modify or remove any information that you may post on GRASS GIS Wiki or any of its associated projects.

Trademarks

Any of the trademarks, service marks, collective marks, design rights or similar rights that are mentioned, used or cited in the articles of the GRASS GIS Wiki are the property of their respective owners. Their use here does not imply that you may use them for any purpose other than for the same or a similar informational use as contemplated by the original authors of these GRASS GIS Wiki articles under the GFDL licensing schemes. Unless otherwise stated GRASS GIS Wiki and OSGeo sites are neither endorsed by nor affiliated with any of the holders of any such rights and as such GRASS GIS Wiki cannot grant any rights to use any otherwise protected materials. Your use of any such or similar incorporeal property is at your own risk.

Personality rights

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Jurisdiction and legality of content

Publication of information found in GRASS GIS Wiki may be in violation of the laws of the country or jurisdiction from where you are viewing this information. The GRASS GIS Wiki database is stored on servers in the United States of America, and is maintained in reference to the protections afforded under local and federal law. Laws in your country or jurisdiction may not protect or allow the same kinds of speech or distribution. GRASS GIS Wiki does not encourage the violation of any laws, and cannot be responsible for any violations of such laws, should you link to this domain or use, reproduce or republish the information contained herein.

Not professional advice

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