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This page in a nutshell: Weezerpedia cannot guarantee the validity of the information found here. It is likely that Weezerpedia does not own the media that you are can view on this site, and we require that our users attribute said media to its rightful owner or source.


Weezerpedia is an online open-content collaborative encyclopedia of Weezer, that is, a voluntary association of individuals and groups working to develop a common resource of human knowledge. The structure of the project allows anyone with an Internet connection to alter its content. Please be advised that nothing found here has necessarily been reviewed by people with the expertise required to provide you with complete, accurate or reliable information.

That is not to say that you will not find valuable and accurate information in Weezerpedia; much of the time you will. However, Weezerpedia cannot guarantee the validity of the information found here. The content of any given article may recently have been changed, vandalized or altered by someone whose opinion does not correspond with the state of knowledge in the relevant fields. Note that most other encyclopedias and reference works also have disclaimers, most notably Wikipedia.

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Relationship with Weezer, or other pertinent bands

As stated by Karl Koch, webmaster of Weezer:

Weezerpedia is a fansite for you and by you, so if you see questionable intel and suspect data, do what you would do on Wikipedia and sign up and improve it! (Disclaimer: Weezerpedia, while very cool, is not an official Weezer website and the info and any speculation or opinions expressed there do not necessarily reflect that of Weezer or DGC Records).

This same disclaimer now applies to Epitaph Records as well.

Lyrics

All lyrics posted on song pages are not guaranteed to be accurate. Additionally, copyright privileges for lyrics belong to their respective owners, not Weezerpedia.

Reviews, interviews, videos, images, MP3s

Almost all of the professional album reviews, songs reviews, interviews, transcripts, videos, and images you see on Weezerpedia do not belong to the site's management. They are being used under Weezerpedia's Copyright policy, the bulk of which it shares with Wikipedia. Weezerpedia requires that every album review, song review, interview, transcript, video, image, and other media of that nature that is used on this site be attributed to it's owner/author/creator/source, but, due to the communal nature of this project, it is impossible to guarantee that is will be done for every entry on this site.

For Weezerpedia's MP3 policy, see Weezerpedia:Song previews.

Other important disclaimers

No formal peer review

We are working on ways to select and highlight reliable versions of articles. Our active community of editors uses tools such as the Special:Recentchanges and Special:Newpages feeds to monitor new and changing content. However, Weezerpedia is not uniformly peer reviewed; while readers may correct errors or engage in casual peer review, they have no legal duty to do so and thus all information read here is without any implied warranty of fitness for any purpose or use whatsoever. Even articles that have been vetted by informal peer review or featured content (see Weezerpedia:Featured article, Weezerpedia:Featured image, and Weezerpedia:Featured song as well) processes may later have been edited inappropriately, just before you view them.

None of the contributors, sponsors, administrators, or anyone else connected with Weezerpedia in any way whatsoever can be responsible for the appearance of any inaccurate or libelous information or for your use of the information contained in or linked from these web pages.

No contract; limited license

Please make sure that you understand that the information provided here is being provided freely, and that no kind of agreement or contract is created between you and the owners or users of this site, the owners of the servers upon which it is housed, the individual Weezerpedia contributors, any project administrators, sysops or anyone else who is in any way connected with this project subject to your claims against them directly. You are being granted a limited license to copy anything from this site; it does not create or imply any contractual or extracontractual liability on the part of Weezerpedia or any of its agents, members, organizers or other users.

There is no agreement or understanding between you and Weezerpedia regarding your use or modification of this information beyond the Creative Commons Attribution-Sharealike 3.0 Unported License (CC-BY-SA) and the GNU Free Documentation License (GFDL); neither is anyone at Weezerpedia responsible should someone change, edit, modify or remove any information that you may post on Weezerpedia.

Trademarks

Any of the trademarks, service marks, collective marks, design rights or similar rights that are mentioned, used or cited in the articles of the Weezerpedia encyclopedia are the property of their respective owners. Their use here does not imply that you may use them for any other purpose other than for the same or a similar informational use as contemplated by the original authors of these Weezerpedia articles under the CC-BY-SA and GFDL licensing schemes. Unless otherwise stated Weezerpedia is neither endorsed by nor affiliated with any of the holders of any such rights and as such Weezerpedia cannot grant any rights to use any otherwise protected materials. Your use of any such or similar incorporeal property is at your own risk.

Personality rights

Weezerpedia contains material which may portray an identifiable person who is alive or deceased recently. The use of images of living or recently deceased individuals is, in some jurisdictions, restricted by laws pertaining to personality rights, independent from their copyright status. Before using these types of content, please ensure that you have the right to use it under the laws which apply in the circumstances of your intended use. You are solely responsible for ensuring that you do not infringe someone else's personality rights.

Jurisdiction and legality of content

Publication of information found in Weezerpedia may be in violation of the laws of the country or jurisdiction from where you are viewing this information. Weezerpedia does not encourage the violation of any laws; and cannot be responsible for any violations of such laws, should you link to this domain or use, reproduce, or republish the information contained herein.

Not professional advice

If you need specific advice (for example, medical, legal, financial, or risk management) please seek a professional who is licensed or knowledgeable in that area.

See also



Weezerpedia shares nearly all of its disclaimer policy with Wikipedia. For the disclaimer policy that Wikipedia uses, which is a fuller, more detailed version of this page, see here. The authors of the text above can be found here.

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