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  • the usage of the logo and the images must not contradict values and principles of the Council of Europe; 
  • no commercial use is allowed; 
  • the name or the brand of a business must not be used with the logo;
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  • the following text must be placed near the images: "©CPpictures" or "©ECML".

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