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  1. The Faculty of Geo-Information Science and Earth Observation of the University of Twente ("ITC") maintains this web site and its sub-domains (the "Site") as a courtesy to those who may choose to access the Site ("Users") . The information presented herein is for informative purposes only, and ITC is not responsible for any translation or interpretation of the information presented on this Site. ITC is pleased to allow Users to visit the Site and download and copy the information, documents and materials (collectively, "Materials") from the Site for User's personal, non-commercial use, without any right to resell, redistribute or create derivative works therefrom, subject to the terms and conditions outlined below, and also subject to more specific restrictions that may apply to specific material within this Site.
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