RSMIN Community Heritage Wiki:General disclaimer

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RSMIN Community Heritage Wiki (CHW) aims to be an online collaborative encyclopedia, with limited content related to the RSMIN community and its heritage; that is, a voluntary association of individuals and groups working to develop a common resource of human knowledge. The structure of the current project allows anyone to submit new content, and the information is vetted by a chosen committee and project team. Please be advised that although all content is reviewed, some things found here have not 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 RSMIN CHW; much of the time you will. However, RSMIN CHW 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.

Formal peer review

Our active community of editors is currently conducting a formal peer review on all new and changing content, which elevates the validity of the information. However, RSMIN CHW could become 100% publicly and voluntarily controlled, which means that the content will not uniformly be 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 RSMIN CHW 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 RSMIN CHW 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 Wikipedia or any of its agents, members, organizers or other users.

There is no agreement or understanding between you and RSMIN CHW regarding your use or modification of this; neither is anyone at RSMIN CHW responsible should someone change, edit, modify or remove any information that you may post on or submit to RSMIN CHW or any of its associated projects.

Any of the trademarks, service marks, collective marks, design rights or similar rights that are mentioned, used or cited in the articles of the RSMIN CHW encyclopedia 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 RSMIN CHW articles. Unless otherwise stated RSMIN CHW is neither endorsed by nor affiliated with any of the holders of any such rights and as such RSMIN CHW 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

RSMIN CHW contains material which may portray an identifiable person who is alive or deceased recently. The use of images of living or recently deceased individuals is, in some jurisdictions, restricted by laws pertaining to personality rights, independent from their copyright status. Before using these types of content, please ensure that you have the right to use it under the laws which apply in the circumstances of your intended use. You are solely responsible for ensuring that you do not infringe someone else's personality rights.

Jurisdiction and legality of content

Publication of information found in RSMIN CHW may be in violation of the laws of the country or jurisdiction from where you are viewing this information. The RSMIN CHW database is stored on servers in the United States of America and Canada, 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. RSMIN CHW 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

If you need specific advice (for example, medical, legal, financial or risk management), please seek a professional who is licensed or knowledgeable in that area.