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License disclaimer

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Content and liability disclaimer

PC/SC shall not be responsible for any errors or omissions contained on any PC/SC website, and reserves the right to make changes anytime without notice. Mention of non-PC/SC products or services is provided for informational purposes only and constitutes neither an endorsement nor a recommendation by PC/SC. All PC/SC and third-party information provided on any PC/SC website is provided on an “as is” basis.


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In no event shall PC/SC Workgroup be liable for any damages whatsoever, and in particular PC/SC Workgroup shall not be liable for direct, special, indirect, consequential, or incidental damages, or damages for lost profits, loss of revenue or loss of use, cost of replacement goods, loss or damage to data arising out of the use or inability to use any PC/SC website, any PC/SC product or service. This includes damages arising from use of or in reliance on the documents or information present on any PC/SC website (including any information posted or placed by anyone other than PC/SC Workgroup), even if PC/SC Workgroup has been advised of the possibility of such damages.

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Links to third-party sites

PC/SC Workgroup prohibits the use of the PC/SC LOGO as a “hot” link to any PC/SC Workgroup website unless the establishment of such a link is approved by PC/SC Workgroup. PC/SC websites may contain links to third-party sites. Access to any website linked to any PC/SC website is not the responsibility of PC/SC Workgroup and PC/SC Workgroup is not responsible for the accuracy, or reliability of any content on such websites. Further, the presence of a link to a third-party site does not mean that PC/SC Workgroup endorses that site, its products, or views expressed there. PC/SC Workgroup provides these links merely for convenience and the presence of such third-party links are not an endorsement or recommendation by PC/SC Workgroup.

Employee blog disclaimer

The opinions and interests expressed on PC/SC Workgroup personnel blogs are the employees’ own and do not necessarily represent PC/SC Workgroup’s positions, strategies or views. PC/SC Workgroup makes no representation or warranties about employee blogs or the accuracy or reliability of such blogs. When you access personnel blogs, even though they may contain the PC/SC logo and content regarding PC/SC products and services, employee blogs are independent of PC/SC Workgroup and PC/SC Workgroup does not control their content or operation. In addition, a link to a blog does not mean that PC/SC Workgroup endorses that blog or has responsibility for its content or use.

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