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The use of the website https://www.worldmetrologyday.org, or any of their pages (hereinafter "Website"), as well as any content, information or documents, whether digital, print or in any other format (collectively “Materials”), is governed by the following Terms and Conditions:


The BIPM-OIML administers this Website and endeavours to update it on a regular basis.

The BIPM-OIML applies an open access policy and therefore the information presented herein is for informative purposes only, to those who may choose to access it (hereinafter “Users”).


Unless otherwise stated, the Material available on the Website is protected by copyright. To this end, the BIPM-OIML has adopted Creative Commons licenses to grant permission to use the Material under copyright law, namely Creative Commons — Attribution 3.0 IGO — CC BY 3.0 IGO – which is one of the existing copyright licensing systems that give the public the right to re-use a work as freely as possible, provided the User gives appropriate credit to the BIPM-OIML and to the original source of the Materials.

As a result, content may be adapted, translated, copied, printed and downloaded for private study, research and teaching purposes, and for use in non-commercial products or services, provided that appropriate acknowledgement of the BIPM-OIML and its source is given and that the BIPM-OIML's endorsement of Users' views, products or services is not stated or implied in any way.

The Website contains Material submitted by third parties. They are responsible for verifying and securing the appropriate copyright permissions before providing the Material, including indicating that such Material is subject to copyright restrictions, where applicable. Users are expected to adhere to the terms and conditions defined by the copyright's holder.


The Material, as well as any other information accessible through this Website, is provided on an “as-is” and “as available” basis. Users shall hold the BIPM-OIML free and harmless in connection with its use. The Materials available on this Website may be hyperlinked to external sites over which the BIPM-OIML has no control and for which the BIPM-OIML assumes no responsibility. The BIPM-OIML provides these links only as a convenience, and the inclusion of a link or reference does not imply the endorsement of the linked website by the BIPM-OIML.

Unless expressly stated otherwise, the findings, interpretations and conclusions expressed in the Materials on this Website are not those of the BIPM-OIML.

Neither the BIPM-OIML, nor any of its staff members or employees, shall be liable to any User or anyone else for any inaccuracy, error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, alteration of or use of any content herein, or for its timeliness or completeness, nor shall they be liable for any failure of performance, computer virus or communication line failure, regardless of cause, or for any damages resulting therefrom.

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