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Disclaimer & Copyright Statement

The Fanack website is intended to support the Fanack’s missions related to teaching, research, and service. Documents, search results, or information in any other form (collectively referred to herein as “information”) that are found on Fanack’s website are provided by a diverse range of sources. Fanack makes no warranties or representations, either expressed or implied, about the website or its content or about the accuracy or currency of any information on it’s website.

Fanack further disclaims any and all liability whatsoever in any information, material, or content of any external websites or webpages that may be accessed through or linked to Fanack’s website. Users are hereby notified that by accessing and using this website the user assumes the risk that information and content contained on the website may be offensive, inaccurate, out-of-date, incomplete, and/or may not meet the needs and requirements of the user.

Any reference on this website to any specific commercial product, service, manufacturer, or company does not constitute its endorsement or recommendation by Fanack or its employees or agents. All website information is subject to change without prior notice. Fanack makes no warranties or representations concerning the availability or functionality of information contained on its Web servers or that this website will be uninterrupted and error-free. None of the material, information or content on this website shall serve as or create a contract between Fanack and any person or entity accessing and using the website.

By using the Fanack’s website, each user agrees to abide by the copyright laws of the Netherlands, and applicable policies and guidelines of Fanack. Fanack shall have the right to terminate a user’s privilege of use immediately by written notice upon user’s breach of or non-compliance with the terms of this disclaimer. Users may incur personal liability for any copyright violations resulting from the user’s failure or refusal to abide by the terms of this disclaimer.

Comments involving information perceived as inaccurate, misleading, or inappropriate should be directed to Fanack.

Copyright Statement Fanack

Last update: January 8th 2015

General

  1. Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License
  2. Fanack’s users are required to abide by and comply with all Dutch laws governing copyrights and trademarks as well as other applicable European laws and applicable Fanack polices. The use of copyrighted material may require the permission of the copyright owner.
  3. Copyrighted works can include, but are not limited to, text, graphics, video, photographs, maps, trademarks and music.
  4. Unless otherwise indicated, all works are copyrighted by Fanack or third parties (licensed work). All rights reserved. No part of Fanack pages, either text or image may be used for any purpose other than personal and/or non-commercial use. Therefore, reproduction, modification, storage in a retrieval system or retransmission, in any form or by any means, electronic, mechanical or otherwise, for reasons other than personal and/or non-commercial use, is strictly prohibited without prior written permission.
  5. Permission to use any Fanack copyrighted materials or trademarks for commercial purposes must be approved in writing by an authorised representative of Fanack.
  6. The absence of a copyright notice or symbol on a work does not mean it is not copyrighted by Fanack or any other third party like www.shutterstock.com or www.hollandse-hoogte.nl (stated as ‘Photo HH’ on Fanack sites) and others.
  7. Fanack is not eligible to grant permission to use any non-Fanack (third party) copyrighted work or trademarks from e.g. www.shutterstock.com or www.hollandse-hoogte.nl and others.
  8. Any use of Fanack’s registered trademarks or other indicia must be pre-approved in writing by an authorised representative of Fanack. If approval is given, the registered trademark symbol must be used in conjunction with the indicia or mark. A copy of the Fanack’s indicia and registered trademarks is available on request.
  9. An user’s privilege to access and use the Fanack website and it’s content is subject to termination if the user violates Fanack policies or is found to be a repeat copyright infringer.
  10. Users may incur personal liability for any copyright violations resulting from the user’s failure or refusal to abide by the terms of this disclaimer.

Non-commercial

Fanack supports any non-commercial use of Fanack copyrighted material under Creative Commons License:

Creative Commons License

This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License.

Guideline for non-commercial use of Fanack copyrighted materials

Please provide attribution and give credit to Fanack if you want to use any Fanack copyrighted content.

When using visual content found on any Fanack website we strongly advise you to ensure yourself that the visual is a copyrighted work of Fanack. The absence of a copyright notice or symbol on a work does not mean it is not copyrighted by Fanack or any other third party like www.shutterstock.com or www.hollandse-hoogte.nl (stated as ‘Photo HH’ on Fanack sites) and others.

Please consider alternative images, especially when the Fanack copyright ownership is not clearly stated below an image. There are many websites like www.morguefile.com that curate images that are in the public domain and allow users to upload images they’re willing to put into the public domain. With public domain images you’re free to use them in any way and in most cases you don’t have to provide attribution.

Textual content:

  1. Quote | Do not copy whole Fanack pages
  2. Clearly state our website Fanack.com as source reference
  3. Online: Add a clickable link to Fanack.com or specific Fanack page / source url

Visual content like images:

  1. Ensure yourself that the visual is not e.g. a licensed stock-image acquired by Fanack
  2. Clearly add Fanack.com as source underneath the visual
  3. Online: Add a clickable link to Fanack.com or specific Fanack page / source url
  4. Online: Do not hotlink to Fanack visuals like images | Host the content at your website (not at third party websites)

Example of online use of Fanack copyrighted textual and visual content:

Please note that the text below is in ‘Lipsum‘, a fake language / text:

Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipiscing elit. Praesent in lectus sit amet lorem bibendum auctor. Maecenas quis interdum elit. Vivamus sodales erat nisi, id eleifend enim semper ut. Sed sodales facilisis metus.

Bahrain (Arabic for ‘Two Seas’) is an archipelago of about thirty islands in the Persian Gulf, situated between Saudi Arabia and Qatar. Manama, the capital, is located on the largest island (also called Bahrain). Muharraq, the second-largest island, is connected to Manama by a four-mile causeway. (source: Fanack.com)

Cras et scelerisque elit. Nulla eu augue accumsan ante semper imperdiet. Nunc sit amet orci eget neque efficitur tempus. Etiam in lorem suscipit, auctor enim tincidunt, tristique dui. Nullam purus metus, pellentesque cursus nulla vel, condimentum accumsan nulla.

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Source: Fanack.com
Bahrain (image via Fanack.com)