CSDMS:General disclaimer

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CSDMS General Disclaimer

https://csdms.colorado.edu/xxx (CSDMS) is an online open-content collaborative community of human knowledge; that is, a voluntary association of individuals and groups working to develop a common resource of computational models and EKT media. Anyone that is a member of CSDMS is able to alter its content. Please be advised that some of the content (especially new content) may not have been reviewed and therefore we cannot guarantee that the content is complete, accurate or reliable. That is not to say that you will not find valuable and accurate information on the CSDMS site; much of the time you will. However, 'CSDMS cannot guarantee the validity of the information found here. The content of any given page may recently have been changed, vandalized or altered by someone whose opinion does not correspond with the state of knowledge in the relevant fields.

No formal peer review

The CSDMS Integration Facility generally tracks changes to the wiki pages and patrols new pages that are created by members. However, the CSDMS website is not uniformly peer reviewed; while members may correct errors or engage in casual peer review, they have no legal duty to do so and thus all information read here is without any implied warranty of fitness for any purpose or use whatsoever. Even pages that have been vetted by informal peer review processes may later have been edited inappropriately, just before you view them. None of the contributors, sponsors, administrators or anyone else connected with the CSDMS website in any way whatsoever can be responsible for the appearance of any inaccurate or libelous information or for your use of the information contained in or linked from these web pages.

No contract; limited license

Please make sure that you understand that the information provided here is being provided freely, and that no kind of agreement or contract is created between you and the owners or users of this site, the owners of the servers upon which it is housed, the individual CSDMS contributors, any project administrators, sysops or anyone else who is in any way connected with this project or sister projects subject to your claims against them directly. You are being granted a limited license to copy anything from this site; it does not create or imply any contractual or extracontractual liability on the part of CSDMS, INSTAAR, the University of Colorado or any of its agents, members, organizers or other users.
There is no agreement or understanding between you and CSDMS regarding your use or modification of this information beyond the Creative Commons Attribution-Sharealike 3.0 Unported License (CC-BY-SA) and the GNU Free Documentation License (GFDL); neither is anyone at CSDMS responsible should someone change, edit, modify or remove any information that you may post on the website or any of its associated projects.


Any of the logos, trademarks, service marks, collective marks, design rights or similar rights that are mentioned, used or cited in the CSDMS web pages are the property of their respective owners. Their use here does not imply that you may use them for any purpose other than for the same or a similar informational use as contemplated by the original authors of these CSDMS pages under the CC-BY-SA and GFDL licensing schemes. Unless otherwise stated CSDMS and Mediawiki sites are neither endorsed by nor affiliated with any of the holders of any such rights and as such CSDMS cannot grant any rights to use any otherwise protected materials. Your use of any such or similar incorporeal property is at your own risk.

Jurisdiction and legality of content

Publication of information found on the CSDMS wiki may be in violation of the laws of the country or jurisdiction from where you are viewing this information. The CSDMS wiki database is stored on servers in the United States of America, and is maintained in reference to the protections afforded under local and federal law. Laws in your country or jurisdiction may not protect or allow the same kinds of speech or distribution. The CSDMS wiki does not encourage the violation of any laws, and cannot be responsible for any violations of such laws, should you link to this domain or use, reproduce or republish the information contained herein.

Not professional advice

If you need specific advice, please seek a professional who is licensed or knowledgeable in that area, or contact CSDMS at CSDMSweb@colorado.edu so that we can refer you to a professional (which may or may not be a CSDMS staff member).