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Wikicars:General disclaimer

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Wikicars is a collaborative editing project for and by car-lovers. In its early incarnation, some or all of the copy on many articles may be from Wikipedia, whose text is available under the GNU Free Documentation License.

Trademarks

The names Wikicars, Wikicars.org and Wikicars.com are trademarks of Internet Brands, Inc..

You may use any of these trademarks in any medium so long as it is for the purpose of identifying or referencing this website and/or to provide a link to this website. You may not use any of the trademarks for any other purpose without first obtaining our written consent and never in any manner in which we determine is disparaging, obscene, unlawful or in poor taste, or diminishes or damages the trademark. By using any of the trademarks, you acknowledge that Internet Brands retains all rights, title and goodwill in the trademarks.

Terms of Use & Privacy Policy

WIKICARS PRIVACY POLICY WIKICARS TERMS OF USE

The body of work that makes up Wikicars -- text, images, etc. -- is free for anyone to use, as long as they comply with ourcopyleft. We're working on making the entire Wikicars database available in other formats, so if you feel the need to copy this information elsewhere, you can.

The Wikicars.org Web server, with accompanying Wiki software, are a collaboration tool used to coordinate the effort of Wikicars users. It is made available to the entire community of Wikicars contributors, namely:

  1. People who support our of creating a free, complete, up-to-date and reliable guide to automobiles. # People who acknowledge that collaboration with other WikicarsWikicars users is necessary to achieve this goal.

If you're not interested in our goals, or if you agree with our goals but refuse to collaborate, compromise, reach or make concessions with other Wikicars users, we ask that you not use this Web service. If you continue to use the service against our wishes, we reserve the right to use whatever means available -- technical or legal -- to prevent you from disrupting our work together.

Reframing, image inclusion

Wikicars has limited server resources and we'd like to use them to support the creation of content.

For this reason, we ask that individuals or organizations wishing to re-distribute Wikicars content do not serve images from Wikicars for inclusion in their own pages, nor put Wikicars pages into framesets.

Spiders

Spiders, bots, and scripts that read wikicars.org must obey the following rules. This includes "mass downloaders" like wget or HTTrack. IP addresses for programs that ignore these rules will be blocked at the TCP/IP level.

  1. Read-only scripts must read the robots.txt file for Wikicars and follow its suggestions. Most programs (like wget) automatically know about robots.txt, as do major scripting languages' HTTP client libraries. But if you're writing your own program, check the Standard for Robot Exclusion for more info.
  2. Read-only scripts should recognize the non-standard Crawl-Delay field in robots.txt. If not, they must not fetch pages or images more often than once every 30 seconds.
  3. Read-only scripts must have a User-Agent header set. Scripts should provide a contact email or URL in the header. For example: