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Copyright Notice

Unless otherwise noted, the entire contents of this web site are
Copyright © 2000 Wilderness Survuival Institute - All Rights Reserved.

The Wilderness Survival Institute also goes by the names of W.S.I. and WSI.

The text and information included in this web site is intended for the personal non-commercial use of those who visit this web site. Reproduction in whole or in part, by any means, for commercial purposes, including but not limited to the promotion of survival equipment, supplies, schools and suppliers, is strictly prohibited except by the express written permission of the copyright holder.

We welcome links from other web sites, except as provided in the next paragraph. Commercial directories and search engines may link to all pages except those excluded by the robots.txt file.

Links to the Wilderness Survival Institute™ home page, ONLY, are allowed by commercial entities. Commercial entities may not link to any other pages on the Wilderness Survival Institute™ web site without the express written permission of the copyright holder, except as provided in the previous paragraph.

No portion of the text or information on this web site or the URL of this web site may be quoted, copied, reproduced, published, referenced, disseminated electronically, or otherwise used for any commercial purposes whatsoever except by the express written permission of the copyright holder or as permitted by the previous paragraph.

Trademark Notice

Wilderness Survival Institute™,  W.S.I.™,  WSI™ and the Wilderness Survival Institute™  logo, and patch, course content,,,, and are trademarks of the Wilderness Survival Institute™  and owned by WSI. No commercial use whatsoever may be made of these trademarked items without the express written permission of the trademark owner.

Special Permissions

Individual pages from this web site may be copied for personal, non-commercial use as long as the text is not altered in any way and the title, copyright notice and warning and disclaimer are included.

If a portion only of a page is copied, please include the following attribution, warning and disclaimer and copyright information with that text (the warning and disclaimer may be omitted if prior express written permission is received from the copyright holder):

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Warning and Disclaimer: SELECT AND USE SURVIVAL EQUIPMENT, SUPPLIES AND TECHNIQUES AT YOUR OWN RISK. The Wilderness Survival Institute™ cannot attest to or endorse the safety of using any equipment, supplies or services evaluated or referred to therein. Any endorsement or recommendation is limited solely to the evaluator's opinion about their effectiveness when used for their intended purpose in accordance with safe operating procedures, and if available, in accordance with any instructions provided by the manufacturer or supplier. Some survival equipment and supplies, such as, but not limited to, knives and pyrotechnic devices, for example, are inherently unsafe and can injure, maim or kill even when used appropriately. Any survival situation is inherently dangerous and could result in your or any other survivor's injury, maiming or death. Endorsement or recommendation of any equipment, supplies, services or techniques does not constitute a guaranty or warranty the equipment, supplies, services or techniques will function when needed in a survival situation.

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It is the nature of the Internet that there are many useful items that are made freely available for non-commercial use such as icons, pictures, software, as well as the contents of this web site. WSI has with appreciation taken the various offerings and incorporated them into this web site. In return, hopefully the information in this web site will prove valuable to those availing themselves of it. For those items on this web site that are under copyright protection, WSI has obtained specific permission from their owners to use them.

However, because of the way things are passed around on the Net, some item or other that WSI is using may actually have -- unknown to WSI -- copyright protection. If this should be the case, WSI would very much appreciate being pointed in the direction of its owner so WSI can either make proper arrangements for the item's use, or remove it from the web site.