Biodiversity of India:Copyrights

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The Biodiversity of India and Project Brahma logos as well as the header banner of this website are copyrighted works of creation. Any attempt to infringe on these copyrights will be dealt with legally.

Images and data from external sites

Image-specific permissions are located on the images' description pages. All images are released under the license specified in the description page of the images.. If a license is not specified on the description page, please contact thebrahmaproject at gmail dot com for information. This also holds true for content that has been imported from external websites automatically.

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Waiver of responsibility

The Project Brahma/Biodiversity of India website team does not assume any responsibility for copyright infringements brought about by contributors to the website. Any copyright infringement brought to our notice (admin at projectbrahma dot org) will be dealt with immediately by removal of the infringing content.


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