Copyright and terms of use

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Terms of use

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  2. Use licence

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    This licence shall automatically terminate if you violate any of these restrictions and may be terminated at any time for any reason whatsoever. On terminating your viewing of these materials or on the termination of this licence, you must destroy any downloaded materials in your possession whether in electronic or printed format.

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  4. Limitations

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  5. Revisions and errata

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  7. Site terms of use modifications

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