Terms & Conditions

Our Privacy Policy can be found here.

Your use of the OGEL Website is subject to the terms, conditions and understandings detailed below. By accessing this Website, you hereby acknowledge that you have read and accept all of our terms, conditions and understandings.

Informational Purposes Only / Not Legal Advice

The information contained in the OGEL Website is provided solely for informational purposes, and should not be construed as legal advice on any subject matter. Any information contained herein is not intended to be a substitute for legal advice on any subject. Internet subscribers and on-line readers should not act upon this information without seeking professional advice. You should not rely upon any information contained herein for any purpose without seeking legal advice from a qualified lawyer competent to practice law in your jurisdiction.

No Warranties/Limitations of Liability

The information provided on the OGEL website is provided on an "as-is" basis without warranties of any kind either express or implied including without limitation warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, or non-infringement. OGEL makes no warranties or representations of any kind concerning any information contained in the OGEL website which is provided only as general information. OGEL expressly disclaims all liability with respect to actions taken or not taken based upon the information contained herein or with respect to any errors or omissions in such information

None of Maris BV, Camko Ltd, the Moderator in Chief, the assistant moderators assume any liability for the conduct of any OGEMID, Young-OGEMID or OGELForum list user. Except where agreed by the Moderator in Chief as described above, messages sent by list users to the discussion fora are not reviewed, screened or edited, and we do not assume any responsibility for the content of these messages. By registering your email address enabling you to participate in the fora, you accept sole responsibility for any message that you post. 

List users may contact us at info@maris.nl about any breach of this acceptable use policy, and we will take any of the following actions if it is thought appropriate:

  • Contact the person responsible to discuss the problem
  • Remove them from list membership
  • Contact their hosting site, employing organisation, or service provider
  • Restrict email from certain sites or addresses
  • Remove inappropriate messages from the OGEMID and OGELForum archives
  • Make a public announcement to those affected

The decision on what action is appropriate will be made by Maris BV, Camko Ltd and the Moderator in Chief on a case by case basis. The action taken will often depend on whether the infraction was innocent, inadvertent or intentional.

If a complaint is received at info@maris.nl about a message sent to OGEMID, Young-OGEMID or OGELForum, we reserve the right to remove the message from our archives immediately and prior to consulting the originator of this message.


As a user of this list and by registering your email you hereby agree to indemnify and hold harmless Maris BV, Camko Ltd, the Moderator in Chief and the associate moderators, and their respective officers, directors, employees and agents, from and against any and all claims arising out of your use of OGEMID, Young-OGEMID and OGELForum.

Third-Party Links

Some links within the OGEL Website may lead to other sites. The OGEL Website does not incorporate any materials appearing in such link sites by reference and OGEL does not necessarily sponsor, endorse or otherwise approve of such linked materials. OGEL expressly disclaims any responsibility or liability for the content of any such third-party resources/links. OGEL does not guarantee the timeliness, sequence, accuracy, completeness or liability or content of such information.

Copyright notice

The information contained in the OGEL Website is protected by copyright and all rights are reserved to OGEL and to contributing authors. Prior to accessing the information contained in the OGEL Website you have to register. Once registered you are authorised to download and print one copy of the articles in the OGEL Website for your internal educational or professional use or for providing services to your clients provided all printouts clearly include the name of the author and of OGEL. The work so downloaded must not be modified. Copies downloaded must not be further circulated. Each individual wishing to download a copy must first register with the website.

All other use including copying, distribution, retransmission or modification of the information or materials contained herein without the express written consent of OGEL is strictly prohibited. Should the user contravene these conditions OGEL reserve the right to send a bill for the unauthorised use to the person or persons engaging in such unauthorised use. The bill will charge to the unauthorised user a sum which takes into account the copyright fee and administrative costs of identifying and pursuing the unauthorised user.


Comprehensive downloading and storage on institutional or private systems is not allowed. MARIS BV monitors usage and has the right to intervene if this type of downloading has been detected. Intervention may result in restricting the number of allowed downloads per 24 hours or may result in temporarily blocking access to the account (this can be an account used by more than 1 user such as those users with IP range based authentication) until the client has taken steps to prevent this type of downloading.

Comprehensive downloading and storage on institutional or private systems will attract additional yearly license fees calculated at the cumulative maximum corporate fee covering all prior years of OGEL publication (starting in 2003), i.e. the maximum corporate fee that would have been payable for a subscription for each year since 2003.

Job advertisements

Job advertisements may contain inaccuracies or typographical errors. OGEL/TDM makes no representations about the accuracy, reliability, completeness, or timeliness of the advertisement. Changes may be made at any time.

Employers advertising the vacancy are solely responsible for their postings. OGEL/TDM is not to be considered to be an employer with respect to your use of the websites and shall not be responsible for any employment decisions, for whatever reason made, made by any entity posting jobs on the OGEL/TDM websites.

Before posting job adverts on the OGEMID, Young-OGEMID or OGELFORUM listservs please contact the pubslisher first. Any adverts require previous consent by the pubslisher.

Advertising, sponsorship ...

Advertising, sponsorship or other support by TDM/OGEL, OGELFORUM/(Young-)OGEMID or affiliates for conferences and similar events is a matter within the authority of the Publisher, MARIS BV. No member of the Editorial Committee or the Editorial Board, or any deputy moderator of OGEMID/OGELFORUM, Associate Editor or Assistant Editor of OGEL/TDM or editor of a OGEL/TDM Special Issue, is responsible in any capacity for decisions as to such matters. Members of the Editorial Committee may receive a modest honorarium for their service, but are not compensated in whole or in part by reference to the economic performance of OGEL/TDM, OGELFORUM/(Young-)OGEMID or any affiliate.

Last updated: 16 May 2018

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