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The agency's goal is to keep this information and material timely and accurate. If errors are brought to its attention, the agency will try to correct them.
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- not a substitute for the exercise of professional or clinical judgement and if you are not qualified or experienced enough to make that judgement, you should take professional advice;
- not advice or recommendation and we do not intend you to rely upon it when making (or refraining from making) any clinical or individual decision;
- note that it cannot be guaranteed that a document available online reproduces an officially adopted text precisely. Thus, in case of disagreement, the official adopted text will always prevail.
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Copyright and reuse notice
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As an EU public body, the EMCDDA is strongly committed to the principles of open data.
Unless otherwise stated, the EMCDDA, according to current EU and international legislation, is the owner of copyright on this website and its contents.
Information and documents made available on EMCDDA web pages and for which the EMCDDA owns the copyright are public and may be reproduced, adapted and/or distributed, totally or in part, irrespective of the means and/or the formats used, provided that the EMCDDA is always acknowledged as the original source of the material. Such acknowledgement must be included in each copy of the material.
The copyright policy of the EMCDDA is fully compatible with the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0) licence.
The above-mentioned permissions DO NOT apply to content supplied by third parties. Therefore, for documents where the copyright lies with a third party, permission for reproduction must be obtained from the copyright holder.
For additional copyright terms specific to third parties, please see the section below on Third-party copyright notices.
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Personal data including 'cookies'
The European Union is committed to user privacy. The policy on 'protection of individuals with regard to the processing of personal data by the Community institutions' is based on Regulation (EU) 2018/1725 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 23 October 2018 on the protection of natural persons with regard to the processing of personal data by the Union institutions, bodies, offices and agencies and on the free movement of such data, and repealing Regulation (EC) No 45/2001 and Decision No 1247/2002/EC Text with EEA relevance.
Although you can browse through most of the EMCDDA website without giving any information about yourself, in some cases, personal information may be required in order to provide the e-services you request. In this respect:
- At the EMCDDA, the Data Protection Officer, dpo[a]emcdda.europa.eu, monitors the compliance with the Regulation and advises controllers on fulfilling their obligations (click here for more information about data protection at the EMCDDA);
- For all EU Institutions and agencies, the European Data Protection Supervisor acts as an independent supervisory authority with regard to the protection of personal data.
Data subjects have the right to access their personal data and the right to rectify any data that is inaccurate or incomplete.
The EMCDDA collects information on website usage for the purpose of analysing your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage. A cookie is stored on your device for this purpose. This data is not shared with any third parties and is used uniquely by the EMCDDA for the purposes stated above.
In some cases, the EMCDDA provides links to third party sites. Since we do not control them, we encourage you to review their privacy policies.
If you have any questions about the processing of your e-mail and related personal data, do not hesitate to include them in your message.
For more information regarding the use of personal data, please contact dpo[a]emcdda.europa.eu.
Third-party copyright notices
Trivia family web fonts
The EMCDDA uses the Trivia family of fonts by the Storm Type Foundry on our website and in many of our publications. For the website, these fonts are hosted on our servers. We have obtained a licence to use these fonts but these fonts remain the property of the Storm Type Foundry and their use is covered by the Storm Type Foundry end user licence. We have copied this below (accessed July 2021) but please visit the Storm Type Foundry website for the most up-to-date version and for additional information.
Storm Type Foundry Webfont End User Licence Agreement
1. Subject of this Agreement
The digital files downloaded to your computer contain font software that is the intellectual property of and is owned by Stormtype. This non-exclusive license grants you certain rights to use the font software and is not an agreement for sale of the font software or any portion of it. Except for your right to use the font software granted by this licence, all other rights, title of the font software, related trademarks and trade names are owned and retained by Stormtype.
1.2 By downloading the Licenced Font(s), you are agreeing to be bound by the terms of this Agreement. This Agreement, in conjunction with the receipt that accompanies each purchase from Stormtype.com, constitutes the complete agreement between you and Stormtype.
2. Webfont License Grant.
2 The Licenced Web Fonts are licensed, not sold, to you for Use only under the terms of this Agreement. Stormtype, as the licensor, reserves all rights not expressly granted to you. You are hereby granted a non-exclusive, non-assignable, non-transferable (except as expressly permitted herein) license to Use the Licenced Web Fonts on Websites, using the @font-face selector in CSS files, subject to all of the following:
You may not link to, nor put online, any version of a Licenced Web Font not supplied in a Web Font Kit.
The Licenced Web Fonts may be used on any Website owned or controlled by you (subject to the next bullet point). The total traffic, measured in page views, of all Websites Using a Licenced Web Font must be no greater than the number of page views specified in your applicable receipt. Businesses or organizations such as advertising agencies, web design agencies or hosting providers that are responsible for multiple clients' Websites must enter into separate Agreement's for each client Website.
The Licenced Web Fonts may be used in a Website where visitors produce Styled Content by directly or indirectly selecting a Licenced Web Font and entering or editing content using that Licenced Web Font, if and only if the Website does not enable or facilitate the Styled Content being used outside the Website. Examples of using Styled Content outside of a Website include but are not limited to producing merchandise, PDF documents, image files, or personalised physical objects using the Styled Content.
You may not use conversion or editing tools on the Licenced Web Fonts.
Use of the Licenced Web Fonts with technologies other than @font-face, such as sIFR, Cufón or Typeface.js, is not allowed.
You must retain the page view tracking code, as supplied in the Web Font Kit, on all Websites that Use the Licenced Web Fonts.
You shall identify all Licenced Web Fonts to visitors of Websites only by the Licenced Web Font's original name and in accordance with accepted trademark practice, including identification of the trademark owner's name. The Website's font selection user interface must display the Licensed Web Font's original name(s) and cite the source of the Licenced Web Font. You will only use the Licenced Web Font's original name(s) to identify a Licenced Web Font which effects a faithful reproduction of the underlying font and which is of a quality sufficient to meet industry typographic quality standards.
3.1 You may not create derivative works based on the Licenced Font(s) itself.
3.2 You may not modify the Licenced Font(s) in font editing applications, change its Copyright Info and rename it, even if it was intended for your home or personal use.
4. Third parties
4.1 You may provide the Licenced Font(s) to a graphic or web designer, printer or other service bureau that is working on your behalf only if they agree to use the font exclusively for your work, agree to the terms of this license, and retain no copies of the Licensed Font(s) on completion of the work. You must inform such graphic or web designer, printer or other service bureau that it is strictly prohibited to use the Licensed Font(s) for any other job.
4.2 You may not provide the Licensed Font(s) or make it accessible to any other third parties.
4.3 You are not authorised to sublicense,, sell, lend or lease the Licensed Font(s), but you may permanently transfer your rights under this Agreement to a third party; provided that (1) you transfer your copy of this Agreement, the Licenced Font(s), and all original documentation to the third party, (2) you destroy all of your copies of the Licensed Font(s), and (3) the receiving party accepts the terms and conditions of this Agreement.
You may make one back-up copy of the Licenced Font(s) for archival purposes only, and you shall retain exclusive custody and control over such copy. Any copies that you are expressly permitted to make pursuant to the Agreement must contain the same copyright, trademark, and other proprietary notices that appear on or in the Licenced Font(s). Upon termination of Agreement, you must destroy the original and any and all copies of the Licenced Font(s).
This Agreement is effective until terminated. This Agreement will terminate automatically without notice from Stormtype if you fail to comply with any provision contained herein. Upon termination, you must destroy the written materials, the Licenced Font(s), and all copies of them, in part and in whole.
7. Warranty; Limitation of Liability
7.1. Stormtype warrants to you that the Licenced Font(s) will perform substantially in accordance with specifications for the use of fonts as of the date of this Agreement for the twenty-one (21) day period following delivery of the Licenced Web Font(s). To make a warranty claim, you must, within the twenty-one (21) day warranty period, contact Stormtype with sufficient information regarding your licensing of the Licenced Font(s) so as to enable Stormtype to verify the existence and date of the license. If the Licenced Font(s) do not perform substantially in accordance with specifications for the use of fonts in as of the date you agree to be bound by this Agreement, the entire, exclusive, and cumulative liability and remedy shall be limited to the refund of the license fee you paid to Stormtype to obtain delivery of the Licensed Font(s).
7.2 Stormtype DOES NOT WARRANT THE RESULTS YOU MAY OBTAIN BY USING THE LICENCED FONT(S). THE FOREGOING STATES THE SOLE AND EXCLUSIVE REMEDIES FOR Stormtype's BREACH OF WARRANTY. EXCEPT FOR THE FOREGOING LIMITED WARRANTY, Stormtype MAKES NO REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, AS TO NON-INFRINGEMENT OF THIRD PARTY RIGHTS, MERCHANTABILITY, OR FITNESS FOR ANY PARTICULAR PURPOSE. IN NO EVENT WILL Stormtype BE LIABLE TO YOU OR ANYONE ELSE FOR ANY CONSEQUENTIAL, INCIDENTAL OR SPECIAL DAMAGES, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION ANY LOST PROFITS, LOST DATA, LOST BUSINESS OPPORTUNITIES, OR LOST SAVINGS, EVEN IF Stormtype HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES, OR FOR ANY CLAIM AGAINST YOU BY ANY THIRD PARTY SEEKING SUCH DAMAGES EVEN IF Stormtype HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES.
This Agreement will be governed by the laws of Czech Republic. YOU ACKNOWLEDGE THAT YOU HAVE READ, UNDERSTOOD, AND AGREED TO BE BOUND BY THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF THIS AGREEMENT