Wikipedia:Risk disclaimer

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Wikipedia's notices

We may be wrongUse at your own riskWe are not doctorsWe can't help with law
You may disagree with what we include


This page has our disclaimer notice in simple language, so that it can be understood by more people.
For our official legal version, please see the English-language Wikipedia.

USE WIKIPEDIA AT YOUR OWN RISK

PLEASE BE AWARE THAT ANY INFORMATION YOU MAY FIND IN WIKIPEDIA MAY NOT BE CORRECT. IT MIGHT BE DANGEROUS OR ILLEGAL.

As some information on Wikipedia may be wrong, there is a risk for readers who choose to use information found on Wikipedia in their own activities.

None of the authors, contributors, sponsors, administrators, vandals, or anyone else connected with Wikipedia, in any way at all, can be responsible for your use of the information in or linked from these web pages.

Please take all steps to make sure that any information you copy from Wikipedia is correct and has references. Check the references at the end of the article. Read the article's talk page and revision history to see if there are any outstanding questions over the content of the article. Double-check information with other sources.

If an article contains suggestions regarding dangerous, illegal or unethical activities, remember that anyone can post this information on Wikipedia. The authors may not be qualified to write enough information or to tell you about proper steps you can take to prevent injury or other damages to your property or reputation. If you need further advice (for example, medical, legal, risk management) please seek someone licensed or knowledgeable in that area.

The information on Wikipedia is not checked before it is added. Readers may find and correct mistakes in the article, but they have no legal duty to do so. All information read here is without any warranty of fitness for any purpose or use whatsoever.

No damages can be claimed from Wikipedia, as it is a voluntary group of individuals developed freely to create various open source online educational, cultural and informational resources. This information is being given to you gratuitously and thus there is no agreement or understanding between you and Wikipedia regarding your use or modification of this information beyond the GNU Free Documentation License.

DO NOT RELY UPON ANY INFORMATION FOUND IN WIKIPEDIA WITHOUT INDEPENDENT SOURCES.