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1. Anyone may use or reproduce any information presented on this website, subject to any specific terms of use that might appear with such information, provided that the use of such information is accompanied by an acknowledgement that is the source.

2. makes every effort to ensure, but cannot and does not guarantee, and makes no warranties as to, the accuracy, accessibility, integrity and timeliness of this information. assumes no liability or responsibility for any errors or omissions in the content of this site and further disclaims any liability of any nature for any loss howsoever caused in connection with using this website. may make changes to these materials at any time without notice.

3. Hyperlinks to other websites are provided as a convenience only, and imply neither responsibility for, nor approval of, the information contained in those other web sites on the part of makes no warranty, either express or implied, as to the accuracy, availability, reliability or content of such information, text, graphics and hyperlinks. has not tested any software located on other sites and does not make any representations as to the quality, safety, reliability or suitability of such software.

4. While makes every effort to ensure that any software available to be downloaded from is free of any software virus, it cannot guarantee that the material is free from any or all software viruses. is not responsible for any loss or damage howsoever caused by the software and related codes, including viruses and worms.

5. The collection and retention of personal information by through its website is subject to the terms of the Privacy Policy currently in force.

6. Nothing in or relating to this disclaimer or the website shall be deemed a waiver of any of the privileges and immunities of in conformity with the Convention on the Privileges and Immunities of the Specialized Agencies approved by the General Assembly of the United Nations on November 21, 1947 and with the provisions of the agreement between the Swiss Federal Council and to determine the organization’s juridical status in Switzerland of December 9, 1970, and of the implementation arrangement of the same date related thereto.


This statement discloses the privacy practices for has adopted a set of information management guidelines that serve as the basis for its relationship with users. These guidelines have been developed with the recognition that Internet technologies are rapidly evolving, and that underlying business models are still not established. Accordingly, these guidelines are subject to change. Any such changes will be posted on this page. is not responsible for the content or the privacy policies of websites to which it may link.

1. What information does gather/track about you through its websites?

General Registration: During a free registration process for the use of certain pages of, access to certain services, such as the Electronic Bookstore and electronic registration at conferences and meetings, may require you to supply an e-mail address and demographic information (address, country, zip code). Subscribers must be of an age such that, according to the laws in force in their country of residence the Disclaimer will be binding on the Subscriber. For this reason, reserves the right on occasion to request subscribers to disclose their date of birth.

IP Addresses: also logs IP addresses, or the location of your computer on the Internet, for systems administration, statistical and troubleshooting purposes.

2. What does do with the information?

Contact: may contact you regarding account status, to confirm registration and to advise you of changes to the system it considers major.

E-Mail: Using the e-mail addresses provided at registration, periodically sends promotional e-mail to its subscribers about services, public conferences and publications offered by

Statistical Analysis: may perform statistical analyses of user behavior of its sites in order to measure interest in the various areas of its site.

3. With whom does share the information?

Third parties: Personal information about you supplied electronically as an individual subscriber will not be provided to any third party without your consent.

Aggregate disclosure only: will disclose information supplied electronically to third parties only in aggregate form.

Disclosure: will provide you all of your personal information provided electronically at registration upon request. This information will only be sent to the e-mail address on file or when the request is supported by the subscriber ID associated with it.

Fora: Any information you disclose when posting a message in any fora, listservers and message boards which may offer, becomes public. Moreover, subscribers who post a message in fora and similar services may make their e-mail address available to others through a feature of fora software, which could result in unsolicited e-mail from other subscribers or parties, for which declines responsibility.

4. Opting-Out, Corrections and Cancellations

Upon request, will:

Correct personal information that you state is erroneous; or permit you to “opt out” of further e-mail contact (excepting notification of major changes to the service), either on the original subscriber registration form or at any time subsequently, while still allowing access to the site; remove you and your personal information provided electronically from our database, thereby cancelling your registration.

To request a correction or cancellation, send an e-mail to the address provided to you at registration for this purpose.

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