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Obligations of the Institutions

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Use of Statistical Data

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We may at our discretion terminate your access to the website at any time in the event that you or an Authorised User of your Institution commits a material breach of any of the terms of use. Upon termination, you agree to continue to adhere to the provisions of these terms of use relating to any intellectual property of the copyright holders.

Privacy policy

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