- Terms of Use

The web site is maintained, as of March 15, 2000, as a service for relatives, friends, clients, potential clients and the general public. By accessing this web site, you agree to comply with and be bound by the following terms of use, which may change at any time.

Information and documents provided on this web site are provided "as is" without any warranty. The webmaster uses reasonable efforts to include accurate and up-to-date information on this web site; he does not, however, make any representations as to its accuracy, completeness or typographical errors. Your use of this web site is at your own risk. The webmaster and the other parties involved in creating and delivering this web site's contents will not be held not liable for any damages arising from the use of this site.

The web site contains links to third-party web sites. The linked sites are not under the control of, and is not responsible for the contents of any linked site or any link contained in a linked site. The web site is providing these links only as a convenience, and the inclusion of a link does not imply endorsement of the linked site by

The web site hereby authorizes you to view, copy, download, and print documents that are available on this web site, subject to the following conditions:
- The documents may be used solely for personal, noncommercial, and informational purposes.
- The documents may not be modified.
- The following copyright notice must appear in each document: "Copyright © 2005 Peter van der Heijden. All rights reserved."
- Copyright and other proprietary notices may not be removed.
- Information (such as, but not limited to, mail or e-mail addresses) on the web site, may not be resold or harvested for commercial or other use.

With regards to Fair Use, (US) copyright and republication of existing documents and books on this website:
Always give credit to the source (I have copied some materials from other websites, which later disappeared). Please notify me if I have unintentionally used copyrighted material.
Copyright protection under the 1978 law extends for the rest of the author's life and an additional 50 years beyond it.
Materials older than 1923 are in the public domain (any published/written material on which the copyright has expired is considered to be in the "public domain" and may be used by the general public without payment to or permission from the author).
Materials published before 1964 with a copyright notice, and that copyright NOT renewed 28 years later, are also in the public domain.

By accessing this web site both you and agree that the statutes and laws of the state of New York will apply to all matters relating to use of this web site.

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