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Terms of Use 2018-01-09T14:05:52+00:00

WHO WE ARE AND HOW TO CONTACT US

www.dndi.org and www.gardp.org are sites operated by the Drugs for Neglected Diseases intiative (”We”). We are registered as a Swiss charity and have our registered office at Chemin Louis-Dunant 15, 1202 Geneva, Switzerland.

To contact us, please email webmaster@dndi.org.

                                                                                              

BY USING OUR SITES YOU ACCEPT THESE TERMS

By using our sites, you confirm that you accept these terms of use and that you agree to comply with them.

  • Our Privacy Policy, which sets out the terms on which we process any personal data we collect from you, or that you provide to us. By using our sites, you consent to such processing and you warrant that all data provided by you is accurate.
  • Our Acceptable Use Policy, which sets out the permitted uses and prohibited uses of our site. When using our sites, you must comply with this Acceptable Use Policy.

 

WE MAY MAKE CHANGES TO THESE TERMS

We amend these terms from time to time. Every time you wish to use our sites, please check these terms to ensure you understand the terms that apply at that time. These terms were most recently updated on 9 January 2018.

 

WE MAY MAKE CHANGES TO OUR SITE

We may update and change our sites from time to time to reflect changes to our portfolio, our users’ needs and our priorities as a charitable foundation.

 

WE MAY SUSPEND OR WITHDRAW OUR SITE

Our sites are made available free of charge.

We do not guarantee that our sites, or any content on it, will always be available or be uninterrupted. We may suspend or withdraw or restrict the availability of all or any part of our sites for organizational and operational reasons. We will try to give you reasonable notice through the sites of any suspension or withdrawal.

You are also responsible for ensuring that all persons who access our site through your internet connection are aware of these terms of use and other applicable terms and conditions, and that they comply with them.

 

HOW YOU MAY USE MATERIAL ON OUR SITE

We are the owner or the licensee of all intellectual property rights in our sites, and in the material published on it. Those works are protected by copyright laws and treaties around the world. All such rights are reserved.

Except for images, films, trademarks and contents of any interactive service such as chat room, content on our sites is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution – Non-Commercial-Share Alike 3.0 Switzerland licence.

Use of images, films, and contents posted in any interactive service such as a chat room is expressly prohibited without the prior written approval of DNDi and the content owner. Our status (and that of any identified contributors) as the authors of content on our site must always be acknowledged.

You must not use any contents on our site for commercial purposes without obtaining a licence to do so from us (and our licensors).

DNDi’s name and logos (including the GARDP logo) are registered trademarks. The access or use of the website does not grant any entitlement to copy, reproduce, modify, disseminate, publish or otherwise exploit the DNDi name and logos without the prior consent of DNDi.

If you print off, copy or download any part of our sites in breach of these terms of use, your right to use our sites will cease immediately and you must, at our option, return or destroy any copies of the materials you have made.

 

DO NOT RELY ON INFORMATION ON THIS SITE

The content on our sites is provided for general information only. It is not intended to amount to advice on which you should rely. You must obtain professional or specialist advice before taking, or refraining from, any action on the basis of the content on our sites.

Although we make reasonable efforts to update the information on our sites, we make no representations, warranties or guarantees, whether express or implied, that the content on our sites is accurate, complete or up to date.

 

WE ARE NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR WEBSITES WE LINK TO

Where our sites contains links to other sites and resources provided by third parties, these links are provided for your information only. Such links should not be interpreted as approval by us of those linked websites or information you may obtain from them.

We have no control over the contents of those sites or resources.

 

OUR RESPONSIBILITY FOR LOSS OR DAMAGE SUFFERED BY YOU

We do not exclude or limit in any way our liability to you where it would be unlawful to do so.

To the extent permitted by law:

  • we exclude all implied conditions, warranties, representations or other terms that may apply to our sites or any content on it.
  • we will not be liable to you for any loss or damage, whether in contract, tort (including negligence), breach of statutory duty, or otherwise, even if foreseeable, arising under or in connection with use of, or inability to use, our sites; or use of or reliance on any content displayed on our sites.
  • in particular, we will not be liable for: loss of profits, sales, business, or revenue; business interruption; loss of anticipated savings; loss of business opportunity, goodwill or reputation; any indirect or consequential loss or damage.

 

UPLOADING CONTENT TO OUR SITE

You warrant that any such contribution does comply with those standards, and you will be liable to us and indemnify us for any breach of that warranty. This means you will be responsible for any loss or damage we suffer as a result of your breach of warranty.

Any content you upload to our site will be considered non-confidential and non-proprietary. You retain all of your ownership rights in your content, but you are required to grant us a limited licence to use, store and copy that content and to distribute and make it available to third parties. The rights you license to us are described in Rights you are giving us to use material you upload [INSERT AS LINK].

We also have the right to disclose your identity to any third party who is claiming that any content posted or uploaded by you to our site constitutes a violation of their intellectual property rights, or of their right to privacy.

We have the right to remove any posting you make on our site if, in our opinion, your post does not comply with the content standards set out in our Acceptable Use Policy.

You are solely responsible for securing and backing up your content.

 

RIGHTS YOU ARE GIVING US TO USE MATERIAL YOU UPLOAD

When you upload or post content to our site, you grant us the following rights to use that content:

  • a perpetual, worldwide, non-exclusive, royalty-free, transferable licence to use, reproduce, distribute, prepare derivative works of, display, and perform that user-generated content in connection with the service provided by the website and across different media and to promote our sites

When you upload or post content to our site, you grant other users the following rights to use that content:

  • a worldwide, non-exclusive, royalty-free, non-transferable licence to use that user-generated content for the purpose of the service provided by the sites for the duration that the user-generated content remains on the sites.

 

WE ARE NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR VIRUSES AND YOU MUST NOT INTRODUCE THEM

We do not guarantee that our sites will be secure or free from bugs or viruses.

You are responsible for configuring your information technology, computer programmes and platform to access our sites. You should use your own virus protection software.

You must not misuse our sites by knowingly introducing viruses, trojans, worms, logic bombs or other material that is malicious or technologically harmful. You must not attempt to gain unauthorised access to our sites, the server on which our sites are stored or any server, computer or database connected to our sites. You must not attack our site via a denial-of-service attack or a distributed denial-of service attack. By breaching this provision, you may be deemed to commit a criminal offence. We will report any such breach to the relevant law enforcement authorities and we will co-operate with those authorities by disclosing your identity to them. In the event of such a breach, your right to use our sites will cease immediately.

 

RULES ABOUT LINKING TO OUR SITE

You may link to any pages of our website, provided you do so in a way that is fair and legal and does not damage our reputation or take advantage of it.

You must not establish a link in such a way as to suggest any form of association, approval or endorsement on our part where none exists.

You must not establish a link to our sites in any website that is not owned by you without prior approval from the owner of the website and must not establish a link to any site that may have adversely affect our reputation.

Our sites must not be framed on any other site, nor may you create a link to any part of our site other than the home page.

We reserve the right to withdraw linking permission without notice.

The website in which you are linking must comply in all respects with the content standards set out in our Acceptable Use Policy.

If you wish to link to or make any use of content on our sites other than that set out above, please contact webmaster@dndi.org.

 

WHICH COUNTRY’S LAWS APPLY TO ANY DISPUTES?

Please note that these terms of use, their subject matter and their formation, are governed by the laws of Switzerland. You and we both agree that the courts of the canton of Geneva, Switzerland will have exclusive jurisdiction.