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Terms and conditions

institute of Critical Zoologists

The Institute of Critical Zoologists website (ICZ), is owned, and maintained by the Institute of Critical Zoologists.

Before using the ICZ website it is your responsibility to read these terms and conditions. By accessing the ICZ website you are agreeing to be legally bound by these terms and conditions as modified from time to time.

1 Definitions
For the purpose of this agreement "material" means material including, without limitation, text, video, graphics and sound material published on the ICZ website whether copyright of ICZ or a third party.

2 Use of material appearing on the ICZ website
You may download and print extracts from the material and make copies of these for your own personal use only. You are not allowed to download or print the material, or extracts from it, in a systematic or regular manner so as to create a database in electronic or paper form comprising all or part of the material appearing in the ICZ website.

Option 1
You are permitted to link to material within the ICZ website, using the URL and quoting the headline and the source website. Brief extracts of the material are permitted provided they are not substantive. Request for more extensive material should be directed to
It is the responsibility of the third party to ensure that nothing on its own website suggests or could be understood to imply that any part of the ICZ website is its own website unless the third party has obtained the prior written approval of ICZ. ICZ reserves the rightto withdraw any permission without explanation or notice if in its sole judgement use of such links to the ICZ website is excessive or inappropriate.
ICZ also reserves the right to change the location and nature of files within the ICZ website without explanation or notice. It is the responsibility of the third party to check and update links as necessary.

Option 2
You must not reproduce any part of the ICZ website or the material or transmit it to or store it in any other website or disseminate any part of the material in any other form, unless you have prior written permission to do so. To apply for permission write to
ICZ reserves the right to use the material on the ICZ website for publicity purposes to promote the work of ICZ.

3 Disclaimer of liability
ICZ does not accept any responsibility for any statement in the material. You must not rely on any statement we have published on the ICZ website without first taking specialist professional advice. Nothing in the material is provided for any specific purpose or at the request of any particular person.
For the avoidance of confusion, we will not be liable for any loss caused as a result of your doing, or not doing, anything as a result of viewing, reading or listening to the material or any part of it. You can access other sites via links from the ICZ website. Links to other sites are identifiable because clicking on them will launch new browser windows displaying the websites URLs, or as otherwise signed as such by the ICZ website.
These sites are not under our control and we are not responsible in any way for any of their content. Such links are provided for your convenience and reference only and ICZ cannot be held responsible in any way for the content, operation or availability of such websites. We give no warranties of any kind concerning the ICZ website or the material. In particular, we do not warrant that the ICZ website or any of its contents is virus free. You must take your own precautions in this respect as we accept no responsibility for any infection by virus or other contamination or by anything which has destructive properties.

4 Data protection
ICZ collects basic information about how many hits we receive on the pages of the ICZ website to help us e valuate the benefit of the ICZ website content for our audience. ICZ also collects basic personal information about users of the ICZ website that comp -lete the mailing list registration form. This basic information includes the name, email address and telephone number of the user. We collect the comments and suggestions made by the users who have contacted us. This information helps us in planning and evaluating the benefits provided by the ICZ website.
From time to time ICZ may host an open call or other promotional feature on the ICZ website for which, we may ask for personal details and email addresses.

5 Privacy of users
ICZ is committed to protecting the privacy of all users of the ICZ website. We will not share your information with others without your prior consent. We will respect your email privacy. You will receive unsolicited mail from ICZ or the ICZ team only if you have agre-ed to this. We will not pass on any of your details (including email addresses) unless we have your prior consent. We reserve the right to publish aggregate statistics about number of our users, sales and traffic patterns. ICZ follows the relevant legal requirements and use all reasonable precautions to ensure only responsible third parties see your information, however we are not responsible for any breach of security or any actions of any third parties who receive the information.

6 Security of users
We will continue to invest in the best quality security available and do our utmost to protect user privacy.

7 Variations
These terms may be varied from time to time. Please ensure that you review these terms and conditions regularly as you will be deemed to have accepted a variation if you continue to use the site after it has been posted.

8 Force majeure
Although we will do our best to provide constant, uninterrupted access to the ICZ website we do not guarantee this. We accept no responsibility or liability for any interruption or delay.


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