A disclaimer is a statement of denial or rejection. Many times you will see disclaimer statements related to a denial of responsibility. Disclaimer statements often will outline the limits of responsibility or rights.
This is a public beach, but there is no lifeguard on duty. Swim at your own risk.
This book is a collection of essays by various writers. The publishing company is not responsible, or does it necessarily share, the opinions expressed herein.
Excerpt from Wikipedia's General Disclaimer: "Wikipedia is an online open-content collaborative encyclopedia; 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."