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Scientific Summits may provide different types of links to other websites owned, controlled or operated in whole or in part by third parties. The links to any such third party websites are provided solely for your convenience and information. The content in any of these third party websites is not under Scientific Summits’ control, and you acknowledge and agree that if you decide to access any such website, you do so entirely at your own risk. The fact that Scientific Summits provides a link to a third party website does not mean that Scientific Summits endorses, authorizes or sponsors any such site or that it is affiliated with such third party. Any mention on the Website of a third party’s products or services which is provided for your convenience and information purposes only does not constitute an endorsement nor a recommendation of such products or services by Scientific Summits. Furthermore, web sites owned, controlled or operated in whole or in part by third parties may provide links to this Website. Scientific Summits did not examine the content of these websites and has no influence or say whatsoever in the content or other characteristics of these websites.
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