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Unless otherwise indicated, the information available from these web-pages is within the public domain. Public domain information on the EurOcean_KG may be used free of charge and reproduced provided citing of the web-pages, web-address and date of access are acknowledged. The user should supply EurOcean with a copy of/URL for all publications and other products based on information from the EurOcean_KG. However, these web-pages may contain information, such as full text of reports and summaries, fact-sheets, datasets and databases, which is copyright protected and marked as such. Explicit, prior authorization in writing must be obtained for other reproduction or use of all copyrighted information, be it in textual or multimedia (sound, images, software, etc.) format. Publishers who wish to make such use of copyrighted material appearing on these web-pages should contact the EurOcean Office to have an agreement drawn up for this usage. The web-pages may also contain some documents where the copyright vests in a third party. In such cases, permission for reproduction must be obtained from this copyright holder. To cite material from the EurOcean_KG, please list it with the name, url, and the day, month and year you accessed it.
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Links to external websites
The EurOcean_KG contains links to internet addresses maintained by others ('third-party sites'). These links are provided solely as a convenience to you and not as an endorsement by EurOcean_KG of the content on those third-party sites. EurOcean (including European organisations and consortia associated to it) is not responsible for the content of linked third-party sites and does not make any representations regarding the content or accuracy of materials in such third-party sites. EurOcean cannot guarantee that these links will work all the time and we have no control over the availability of the linked pages.
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