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The World Obesity Federation (WOF) hereby provides notice to conference attendees and anyone else, that WOF makes no warranty of any kind whatsoever, expressed or implied, that any information, materials, techniques or products or anything else presented at this conference is accurate, valid, adequate or fit for any purpose whatsoever. Conference attendees are solely responsible for determining the validity, adequacy and fitness of any information, materials or products or anything else presented at this conference for any and all uses.

Statements and descriptions made by WOF at this conference and included in conference literature are informational only and are not made or given as a warranty. The views, opinions and statements made at the conference are solely those of the speakers and may not reflect the views of WOF.

Furthermore, speakers may have vested interests in the concepts and products they discuss.
It is further understood and agreed that WOF shall not be liable whether in contract, in tort, under any warranty, in negligence or otherwise for any kind of claim for loss, damage or expense of any kind arising out of or resulting from the use of any information, materials, products or anything else presented at this conference, and under no circumstances shall WOF be liable for special, indirect or consequential damages.

In addition, WOF shall not be liable for any kind of claim in relation to possible exposure to illness (including but not limited to COVID-19). Conference attendees knowingly and freely assume all risks related to health when participating in person at this conference.

WOF and/or its agents have the right to alter or cancel the conference or any of the arrangements, timetables, plans or other items relating directly or indirectly to the conference without prior notice for any reason beyond their control. The conference and/or its agents shall not be liable for any loss, damage, expenditure or inconvenience caused as a result of such alteration or cancellation.