Terms & Conditions - Intellectual Property

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The Union for International Cancer Control (UICC) maintains this website (the “Site”) as a courtesy to those who may choose to access the Site (“Users”). The information presented herein is for informative purposes only. UICC grants permission to Users to visit the Site and to download and copy the information, documents and materials (collectively, “Materials”) from the Site for the User’s personal, non-commercial use, without any right to resell or redistribute them or to compile or create derivative works therefrom, subject to the terms and conditions outlined below, and also subject to more specific restrictions that may apply to specific Material within this Site.

The Union for International Cancer Control (UICC) administers this Site. All Material on this Site from the Union for International Cancer Control (UICC) appears subject to the present Terms and Conditions.

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Intellectual property

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For more information regarding intellectual property (copyright, trademarks, etc.), please visit the website of the World Intellectual Property Organization.