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Use of material on this website

Material and database on this website may not be reproduced, made available or revised for derivative works on other websites or databases without express permission, which can be obtained from ipmanagement@iccwbo.org. You may instead link to the relevant page on this website on the condition that the ICC URL appears clearly; direct links to documents however are not permitted (see “Linking to this website” below).

ICC’s prior written permission should also be obtained for translation, adaptation or reproduction in other formats of ICC documents, except if this is for personal use.

This website and its contents are subject to ICC’s copyright, unless otherwise indicated. Images may be subject to the copyright of third parties and should not be downloaded without prior permission from ICC.

For information on the use of the ICC logo and other trademarks appearing on this website, see Use of ICC Logo and other trademarks.

All enquiries and requests for permission concerning use of material published on this website should be submitted to ipmanagement@iccwbo.org.

Use by internet users of personal data published on this website

If Internet users process personal data available on this website, they must comply with applicable personal data protection laws and regulations and in particular process such data lawfully, fairly and transparently.

Linking to this website

ICC (which includes its subsidiaries and affiliates) wholly encourages users to include hyperlinks to this website and its pages to their own sites without having to ask prior permission under the following conditions:

If you have further questions about linking to this website, please contact us at ipmanagement@iccwbo.org.


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ICC may add, change, improve, or update the information on this website without notice. ICC reserves its exclusive right in its sole discretion to alter, limit or discontinue part of this website. Under no circumstances shall ICC be liable for any loss, damage, liability or expense suffered which is claimed to result from use of this site, including without limitation, any fault, error, omission, interruption or delay. ICC provides no guarantees or warranties – express or implied – about this website, the use of which is at the user’s sole risk.

This website may contain advice, opinions and statements from external websites. Hyperlinks to non-ICC Internet sites do not imply any official endorsement of, or responsibility for, the opinions, ideas, data or products presented at these locations or guarantee the validity of the information provided. The sole purpose of links to other sites is to indicate further information available on related topics.

The mention of specific companies or certain products does not imply that they are endorsed or recommended by ICC in preference to others of a similar nature that are not mentioned.

While ICC makes every effort to minimise disruption caused by technical errors, ICC accepts no responsibility with regards to problems (such as failure of performance, computer virus, communication line failure, alteration of content, etc.) incurred as a result of using this website or any link to external sites.

The user specifically acknowledges and agrees that ICC is not liable for any conduct of any other user, including, but not limited to, the types of conduct listed above.

ICC reserves the right to deny, at its sole discretion, any user access to this website or any portion thereof without notice.

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