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1. Intellectual property

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4. RSS news feed

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5. Money back guarantee – website subscriptions

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6. Money back guarantee – downloaded reports

If you are not completely satisfied with any downloaded items and you contact us within one week of the date of purchase to cancel the item we will provide a refund.

7. Refunds policy – events

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10. Legal disclaimer

The information on the Chemical Watch site is sourced with care and attention to ensure it is useful to our readers. However, it is not legal or professional advice and readers must seek appropriate advice before basing actions on it.  CW Research cannot be held liable for any decisions made based on information we provide.