1) General: Welcome to the online Atlas of Human Embryology published on behalf of the European Society of Human Reproduction and Embryology (hereafter referred to as “ESHRE”) (hereafter referred to as the “Site”). Before you use this site, please review this Disclaimer, which contains some basic rules that govern the use of the Site (hereafter referred to as the “Disclaimer”). Please note that each time you use the Site, the latest version of this Disclaimer will govern your use and thus implies that you agree. If you do not agree with a provision of this Disclaimer or if you have difficulties reading it, ESHRE kindly asks you to take contact and in the meanwhile cease every use of this Site.
The content of this Site may change without prior notice and does not create, specify, modify or replace any new or prior contractual obligation agreed upon in writing between ESHRE and the visitor. Any change in the Disclaimer will be announced on the Site and/or via email and the new disclaimer shall enter into force thirty (30) days after the announcement. This Disclaimer was last modified on 29 April 2016
2) Nature of the provided information: The information available on this Site is of a general nature. It is not adapted to personal or specific circumstances and therefore cannot be regarded as personal advice. This Site and all contents of the Site are provided on an “as in” basis without any guarantees. The use of the Site and of the information contained therein occurs therefore solely upon your own decision.
3) Liabilities: Care has been taken to ensure that the content of this Site is as complete, correct, accurate and up to date as possible. If the information provided contains inaccuracies or if certain information is unavailable, ESHRE will try to correct this as soon as possible. In case you notice inaccuracies, ESHRE kindly asks you to seek contact and report such inaccuracies (see contact details at the bottom of this Disclaimer).
ESHRE strives to secure the Site with all reasonable means and to limit possible inconveniences caused by technical errors as much as possible. Nevertheless, ESHRE cannot exclude the possibility that wrongful technical manoeuvres or unauthorized interventions may occur. For these reasons, ESHRE cannot guarantee uninterrupted access.
ESHRE will not be liable for indirect damage or consequential damages (such as, but not limited to, loss of time, emotional damage, loss of opportunity, loss of data, loss of profits, etc.). The contractual and extra-contractual liability with regard to the use of the Site is limited up to 500 EUR, unless the law allows an even lower limitation.
ESHRE disclaims any liability for statements made or published by third parties and does not undertake any obligation to correct inaccurate data, information, conclusions or opinions published by third parties in relation to this or any other information source provided by ESHRE.
However, nothing in this Disclaimer shall exclude ESHRE’s liability for willful misconduct or fraud.
4) Links to third-party sites: This Site can contain hyperlinks to other websites over which ESHRE does not possess any technical control or control with regard to the content. ESHRE cannot guarantee the completeness or correctness of the content, neither the availability of these websites and therefore does not accept any responsibility for any direct or indirect damage which comes forth out of their use.
5) Intellectual property: All texts, images, videos and sound files which are included in this Site, are owned by ESHRE and may only be reproduced or communicated to the public upon explicit, prior and written permission of ESHRE.
The name and logo of ESHRE are trademarks and trade names protected by national law. This Site is subject to Belgian law and the copyright relating to it belongs to ESHRE.
6) Protection of personal data: Any personal data collected from the visitor accessing this Site, will be used solely in order to enhance its technical functionality. The data you submit on the Site is confidential. ESHRE will act as the controller of these data in conformity with the Belgian Data Protection Act d.d. 8/12/1992.
7) Applicable law and court: This Disclaimer shall be construed and all disputes hereunder shall be settled in accordance with the laws of Belgium. Any dispute relating to the existence or fulfillment of this Disclaimer and its interpretation or execution shall be submitted to the sole jurisdiction of the Courts where ESHRE has its registered office, unless the law requires another court.
8) Other matters: If any provision in this Disclaimer is found to be unlawful, void, or for any reason unenforceable, then that provision shall be deemed to be severed from the rest of this Disclaimer and shall not affect the validity and enforceability of any remaining provisions.
9) Contact: If you need further information or wish to make comments please contact ESHRE at:
1852 Grimbergen (Belgium)