WikiIslam:General disclaimer

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The community working here is a voluntary association of individuals and groups who are developing an online open-content collaborative encyclopedia. The structure of this site, which is a wiki, allows anyone with an Internet connection and World Wide Web browser to alter the content found here. Therefore, please be advised that nothing found here has necessarily been reviewed by professionals with the expertise necessary to provide you with complete, accurate or reliable information.

That is not to say that you will not find valuable and accurate information in WikiIslam; much of the time you will. However, WikiIslam cannot guarantee the validity of the information found here. The content of any given article may recently have been changed, vandalized or altered by someone whose opinion does not correspond with the state of knowledge in the relevant fields.

No formal peer review

Our active community of editors uses tools such as the Special:Recentchanges and Special:Newpages feeds to monitor new and changing content. However, WikiIslam is not uniformly peer reviewed; while readers may correct errors, they have no legal duty to do so and thus all information read here is without any implied warranty of fitness for any purpose or use whatsoever.

None of the contributors, sponsors, administrators, or anyone else connected with WikiIslam in any way whatsoever can be responsible for the appearance of any inaccurate or libelous information or for your use of the information contained in or linked from these web pages.

No contract; limited license

Please make sure that you understand that the information provided here is being provided freely, and that no kind of agreement or contract is created between you and the owners or users of this site, the owners of the servers upon which it is housed, the individual WikiIslam contributors, any project administrators, sysops or anyone else who is in any way connected with this project or sister projects subject to your claims against them directly. You are being granted a limited license to copy anything from this site; it does not create or imply any contractual or extracontractual liability on the part of WikiIslam or any of its agents, members, organizers or other users.

There is no agreement or understanding between you and WikiIslam regarding your use or modification of this information beyond the GNU Free Documentation License (GFDL); neither is anyone at WikiIslam responsible should someone change, edit, modify or remove any information that you may post on WikiIslam or any of its associated projects.

Trademarks

Any of the trademarks, service marks, collective marks, design rights, personality rights or similar rights that are mentioned, used or cited in the articles of the WikiIslam encyclopedia are the property of their respective owners. Their use here does not imply that you may use them for any other purpose other than for the same or a similar informational use as contemplated by the original authors of these WikiIslam articles under the GFDL licensing scheme. Unless otherwise stated, the WikiIslam site is neither endorsed nor affiliated with any of the holders of any such rights and as such WikiIslam cannot grant any rights to use any otherwise protected materials. Your use of any such or similar incorporeal property is at your own risk.

Jurisdiction and legality of content

Publication of information found in WikiIslam may be in violation of the laws of the country or jurisdiction from where you are viewing this information. The WikiIslam database is stored on a server in the United States, and is maintained in reference to the protections afforded under local and federal law. Laws in your country or jurisdiction may not protect or allow the same kinds of speech or distribution. WikiIslam does not encourage the violation of any laws; and cannot be responsible for any violations of such laws, should you link to this domain or use, reproduce, or republish the information contained herein.

Copyrights

When using text or images from another website, editors should make sure that the material is not copyrighted. If it is, they must ask permission from the original content owner(s) before using it. Copyright holders may contact WikiIslam to have their concerns addressed.

Libel

The goal of WikiIslam is to create an encyclopedic information source with all information being referenced through the citation of reliable published sources, so as to maintain a standard of verifiability.

For this reason, all contributors should recognize that it is their responsibility to ensure that material posted on WikiIslam is not defamatory. Libel or defamation is defined as the communication of a statement that makes a false claim, expressly stated or implied to be factual, that may harm the reputation of an individual, business, product, group, government or nation.

It is WikiIslam policy to delete libelous material when it has been identified. This policy applies to living people.

Subject Guidelines

Individuals who believe they are the subject of a libelous statement on WikiIslam should contact the site with details of the article and error.

Content disclaimer

Opinion expressed in any content on WikiIslam is the opinion of the author(s) and does not necessarily reflect the opinions of the administrators of WikiIslam.