User:David.Monniaux/dangerous activities disclaimer

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General disclaimer - Use Wikipedia at your own risk! - Wikipedia does not give medical advice - Wikipedia does not give legal opinions - Wikipedia may contain objectionable content


Wikipedia contains articles on many dangerous activities; however no warranty whatsoever is made that any of the articles are accurate. There is absolutely no assurance that any statement contained in an article touching on such matters is true, correct or precise. Even if a statement made is accurate, it may not apply to you or your particular situation.

In particular, Wikipedia contains articles describing:

In many cases, the activities described may be performed without undue risk only by trained individuals, often professionals in the concerned domain, and only then when proper apparatus. Furthermore, the descriptions given on Wikipedia, for the sake of illustration, may not include the necessary precautions, safety measures and operational details.

Wikipedia should not be used as a how-to guide on matters where the safety of oneself or others is involved.

None the individual contributors, system operators, developers, sponsors of Wikipedia nor anyone else connected to Wikipedia can take any responsibility for the results or consequences of any attempt to use or adopt any of the information or disinformation presented on this web site.

Nothing on or of any project of Wikimedia Foundation Inc., should be construed as an attempt to offer or render a professional opinion.