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Use of the site

We devote much care and attention to the website and endeavors to ensure that all information is as complete, correct, comprehensible, accurate and up to date as possible. Data and metadata quality rely on contributions provided by third parties. Despite our constant efforts we cannot guarantee that the information provided is complete, correct, accurate, or up to date. If the information provided on the site shows any deficiencies, we will make every reasonable effort to correct this as soon as possible. If you find any inaccuracies, you can contact the website administrator. For further contact details please click on “Contact” on the homepage.

Hyperlinks contains (hyper)links that direct you to the websites which are managed by third parties. The hyperlinks to other sites contained within this site do not imply any endorsement of the external site or its content. The links are offered to you for information and for your ease of use. We, therefore, accept no liability for direct or indirect damage resulting from the consultation or use of such external websites and their content. Data security relies on the existing mechanisms of the contributing third parties.

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Data attribution

For data attribution, we adopt the recommendations of SIOS. Users of data supplied through PASSES website shall acknowledge in any publication or any other derived work, the contribution made by those who have created and worked up the data. If the data licence does not specify how best to do this, data should be formally cited using the citation text provided on the dataset’s landing page or in its metadata. Those who retrieve data through PASSES website shall acknowledge it as follows: Retrieved from PASSES website (year):

License conditions

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