Legal & Copyright Notices


Notice to Artists

If you are an artist whose name is missing from one or more of your paintings shown on this website, I apologize sincerely,  for the lack of author's name and of copyrights. This is due to a lack of information from my part.  

I would very much appreciate to have your written permission to keep on showing these images, however, could you please send me the necessary information so that I could add the artist name and other details.

Thank you And if you wish, I could also add your webpage to one of my "Link Pages". Thank you.


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The information on this site: http://www.plotinus.com  entitled "Hermetic Philosophy and the Mystery of Being" is disseminated "as is" without warranty of any kind, either expressed or implied. I assume no responsibility for errors or omissions in this web site or other documents which are referenced by or linked to this web site.  In no event shall I, Alice Ouzounian be liable for any direct, indirect, incidental, special, exemplary, or consequential damages however caused and on any theory of liability, whether in contract, strict liability, or tort (including negligence or otherwise) arising in the use of this information, even if advised of the possibility of such damage.  

If on the other hand, you are the author of some of the pictures shown on this website and would like your name and your website to be mentioned, or on the contrary you would prefer them to be removed, please let me know .

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We try to write clearly, accurately, inclusively, completely, and without bias, or lack of balance. However, in a web site of this size, technical, historical, religious, spiritual, or other inaccuracies or typographical errors cannot be absolutely prevented. 

Some of the paintings on this website have been copied and pasted without the prior permission of the artists involved. I would be very grateful if they could kindly identify themselves and allow me to show their work which accompany the texts. I would gladly add their names and other details that they want me to add under their works. Thank you.

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