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BPS') web site' or 'Fern World') is provided subject to these terms and
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the Materials for any other purpose without the BPS's express written consent.
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The BPS has taken every care in the preparation of the content of this web
site. The services, information or data (collectively, 'Information') made
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as to the accuracy of the information contained in any of the materials
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sequence, accuracy, timeliness or completeness of the Information or that
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error free or that any defects can be corrected. For purposes of this section,
'British Pteridological Society' shall include its officers, employees and
representatives, and any third-party providers or sources of information
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Materials and business resulting from the Information or the lack of
information available on the BPS web site
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or negligence, or for contingencies beyond its control, in procuring,
compiling, or delivering the Information
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of how caused, or delays or interruptions in delivery of the Information
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Information furnished hereunder
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The BPS shall not be liable for any losses or damages whatsoever, whether
in contract, tort or otherwise, from the use of, or reliance on, the Information,
or from the use of the Internet generally.
For the purposes of this section, 'The British Pteridological Society' shall
include its officers, employees, and representatives and any third-party
providers or sources of information or data.
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with English Law. If any provision of these disclaimers and exclusions shall
be unlawful, void or for any reason unenforceable then that provision shall
be deemed severable and shall not affect the validity and enforceability
of the remaining provisions.
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