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The following Terms govern use of the community Websites spectroscopyNOW / separationsNOW (the 'Websites'). Please read them carefully because by registering with or visiting spectroscopyNOW / separationsNOW, you agree to be bound by these Terms of Use.


The entire content of the Websites is protected by copyright (unless otherwise indicated). As a User, you have certain rights set forth below; all other rights are reserved.

Rules of Use

A.    The following rules apply to all Users:

You may download, view, copy and save to hard disk or diskette and store or print out single copies of individual articles or items for your own personal and non-commercial use, scholarly, educational or scientific research or study. You may transmit to a third party, in hard copy or electronically, a single article or item from the Websites for that party's own personal and non-commercial use or scholarly, educational, or scientific research or study. In addition, you have the right to use, with appropriate credit, brief excerpts from the Websites content in your own work for the above purposes.

B.    Except as provided in Paragraph (A) above, you may not copy, distribute, transmit or otherwise reproduce material from the Websites or systematically store such material in any form or media in a retrieval system; or print out multiple copies of any article or item for inclusion in packs; or transmit any material from the Websites directly or indirectly, for use in any paid service or for use by any information brokerage or for systematic distribution of material, whether or not to another User and whether for commercial or non-profit use or for a fee or free of charge. For any uses other than those permitted by Paragraph (A), permission should be sought from the Publisher in the first instance by contacting the Permissions Department at the above address or e-mailing cmcphee@wiley.co.uk.

In order to protect the integrity and attribution of the Websites content, you agree not to remove or modify any copyright or proprietary notices, author attribution or disclaimer contained in the material or on any screen display, and not to integrate material from the Websites with other material or otherwise create derivative works in any medium based on or including materials from the Websites. This is not meant to prohibit the use of quotations from these Websites for the purposes of comment, criticism or review in accordance with fair dealing law. Framing of the Websites is prohibited.(If a link to either Website is directed to an area requiring registration, the link must be directed to the relevant registration page).

Finally, you may not do anything to restrict or inhibit any other User's access to or use of the Websites.

C.    All trade marks, logos, get-up, product and company names are owned by the Publisher or third parties. No permission is given in respect of the use of any such trade marks, logos, get-up, product or company names where such use may infringe the holder's rights.

D.    If you refuse or fail to abide by these rules or violate any other terms or conditions of access, the Publisher reserves the right in its sole discretion to suspend or terminate your access to the Websites immediately without notice, in addition to any other available remedies.

Additional Terms

The Publisher is not responsible for any charges associated with accessing the Websites including any computer equipment, telephone lines, or access software.

Alterations to the Site. The Publisher reserves the right at any time without notice to alter the content of the Websites and these Terms of Use. Any changes to these Terms of Use shall be posted on the Websites. Your continued use of the Websites following any such change shall signify that you agree to be bound by the Terms of Use as amended.

The Websites may provide links to third party Websites. Where such links exist, the Publisher disclaims all responsibility and liability for the content of such third party Websites. Users assume the sole responsibility for the accessing of third party Websites and the use of any content appearing on such Websites.

Registration is required to access selected areas of the Websites. Once you have registered, you shall be provided with a Username and password and you should not share or disclose your password to any other User. Without prejudice to the foregoing, the Publisher reserves the right to deny Users access to the Websites or any part of it without notice and to decline to provide access or services to any User who is in breach of these Terms of Use.

The Websites include areas, including without limitation, in which third parties can advertise goods and services. The use of such goods and services shall be subject to the third party's terms and conditions and Users assume the sole responsibility for entering into agreements with such third parties. The Publisher disclaims all responsibility and liability for any disputes arising from such agreements or for any errors or inaccuracies in the description of such goods and services. The advertising of goods and services in selected areas of the Websites implies no endorsement or warranty on the part of the Publisher in relation to those goods and services.

The Discussion Area and any other bulletin boards or chat areas within the Websites are intended for unmonitored discussions held by Users in good faith on topics and issues in the field of spectroscopy. The views expressed are not necessarily shared by the Publisher who shall not be held liable for any statements made or content posted by third parties. The Publisher reserves the right to remove any material posted in its sole discretion and may deny access to the Websites to any User who abuses such services.

Any special offers or promotions advertised on the Websites will comply with the relevant legislation and codes of practice in force in the United Kingdom.

Warranty Limitations and Exclusions of Liability

(i)    These Websites and their content (whether provided by the Publisher or by third parties) is provided on an 'as is' basis, without warranties of any kind, either express or implied, including, but not limited to, warranties of satisfactory quality or fitness for a particular purpose or warranties as to accuracy or completeness;

(ii)    The use of the Websites and any services provided is at the User's own risk. Users should be aware that identifiable personal information, such as name or e-mail address, that is disclosed voluntarily on bulletin boards or in chat areas that are accessible to other Users could be collected and disclosed by others and that no liability is accepted for such collection and disclosure;

(iii)    Access to the Websites may be interrupted and may not be error free; and

(iv)    Neither the Publisher nor anyone else involved in creating, producing or delivering the Websites shall be liable to the fullest extent permitted by the law for any direct, indirect, incidental, special, consequential or punitive damages arising out of the User's use of or inability to use the Websites or any materials or information in it;

(v)    The User accepts and agrees that the information on the Websites is intended as general information only. Neither the Publisher nor anyone else involved in creating, producing or delivering the Websites shall be liable for any loss or damage occasioned to any person or property through using the information contained in spectroscopyNOW / separationsNOW, or acting or refraining from acting as a result of such use

(vi)    The Websites are aimed primarily at Users who are residents in the United Kingdom. The Publisher makes no representation that any information, service or product referred to in the Websites is suitable or available for use outside the United Kingdom. Neither the Publisher nor anyone else involved in creating, producing or delivering the Websites shall be liable for any failure to comply with any local legislation and codes of practice applicable outside of the United Kingdom.

These Terms of Use shall be governed by English law as if made and wholly performed in England and the parties agree to submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the English courts.

Privacy Policy

By submitting your personal information to these Websites, you agree to their use in accordance with the Publisher's Privacy Policy.


Images and photographs

Unless explicitly stated, all images are credited to, and remain the copyright of, Clipart.com, a division of Getty Images. No permission can be given by the Publisher for further syndication of these images.


No waiver. No failure by the Publisher in exercising any rights under these Terms of Use shall prejudice or restrict our rights or operate or be construed as a waiver thereof. Any single or partial exercise of any such rights shall not preclude other or further exercise thereof or the exercise of any other right. No waiver of any breach of these Terms of Use shall be held to be a waiver of any other or subsequent breach.

Force Majeure. The Publisher shall not be liable for any breach of these Terms of Use or any failure to provide or delay in provision of any services through these Websites resulting from any event or circumstance beyond its reasonable control including, without limitation, any Acts of God, strikes, lock outs and other industrial disputes, breakdown of systems or network access, fire, flood, explosion or accident.

Severability. If any of these Terms of Use are or become or are declared by a court of competent jurisdiction to be invalid, illegal or unenforceable, such terms shall be severed from these Terms of Use and shall not affect the validity, legality or enforceability of the remainder of these Terms of Use.

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