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 It is important to read these terms and conditions carefully. Your use of OLCOS website constitutes your agreement to these terms. If you do not agree to these terms you should not use the site or download materials from it. You should review this document occasionally to stay informed of any changes.

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The OLCOS project has been co-funded with support from the European Commission. Content on OLCOS website is drawn from a wide range of sources – some of it in the form of external links and some through self-produced material. The self-produced content is the sole responsibility of OLCOS and its project partners. Furthermore, the information of the website, including any expressions of opinion and any projection or forecast, does not necessarily reflect the views of the European Commission and in no way anticipates any future policy plans in the areas addressed on this website. The European Commission cannot be held responsible for any use which may be made of the information contained therein.

The information supplied herein is without any obligation and should be used with the understanding that any person or legal body who acts upon it or otherwise changes its position in reliance thereon does so entirely at their work. The OLCOS consortium shall not be liable for any claims, losses, injuries, penalties, damages, costs or expenses arising from the use of OLCOS content.

In addition, the OLCOS consortium cannot guarantee that the website is free from viruses or other hardware or software contamination, or that the site is compatible with any computer system, browser or software.


Links to OLCOS website content are permitted without the need for prior written permission. However, OLCOS website reserves the right to withdraw that permission without explanation, if in its own judgement the use of such links is inappropriate.

OLCOS website provides many links to external websites. We have no control over, and cannot be held responsible for, the content or privacy policies of these sites. If you encounter unsuitable material on any of these linked sites you should email immediately.

As Web addresses sometimes change, we cannot guarantee that a link that has been included on our site will always be accurate, current or available at the time of your request.


The OLCOS products are licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 2.5 License.

Material and content of linked websites outside of may also have copyright restrictions. So if you plan to use this content please check those restrictions.

Publishing on OLCOS Forum

The OLCOS website has a Forum that allows readers to publish comments. It is important to remember that any information disclosed in the Forum becomes public information. You are not permitted to use any obscene, pornographic, libellous, or illegal words or images within the Forum. We accept no liability relating to the posted comments, whether or not arising under the laws of copyright, libel, privacy, data protection, obscenity or otherwise.

If you find improper comments within the OLCOS Forum, please email immediately.