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AfricaAdapt Website - Terms and Conditions of Use

This website is provided as a public service by Enda-TM; FARA; ICPAC and IDS (hereinafter referred to as “the partners of AfricaAdapt) subject to the following terms and conditions. Your use of the site is subject to these terms – if you do not agree to them, please leave the site.

Disclaimer of liability

In the preparation of this website, every effort has been made to offer the most current, correct, and clearly expressed information possible. Nevertheless, inadvertent errors may occur. In particular, but without limiting anything here, the partners of AfricaAdapt disclaim any responsibility for typographical errors and accuracy of the information that may be contained on AfricaAdapt web pages. The partners of AfricaAdapt also reserve the right to make changes at any time without notice.

The information and data included on AfricaAdapt web pages has been compiled from a variety of sources. Unless expressly stated otherwise, opinions given on this website are those of the individuals making them, and not those of the partners of AfricaAdapt or its funders: the partners of AfricaAdapt are not responsible for such opinions or any claims resulting from them. Further, the partners of AfricaAdapt make no warranties or representations whatsoever regarding the quality, content, completeness, or adequacy of such information and data. In any situation where printed publications differ from the text contained in this system, the printed documents take precedence.

Some parts of the AfricaAdapt website are interactive, and we encourage contributions by users, which may or may not be subject to editorial control prior to being posted on the website. The partners of AfricaAdapt accept no responsibility or liability for any material communicated by third parties in this way. The partners of AfricaAdapt reserve the right at their sole discretion to remove, review, edit or delete any content.

Unacceptable use

You must not use any part of the website for any purpose which is illegal, immoral, offensive to others or in breach of others’ rights, or submit any content of that nature.  This includes, but is not limited to any content or purpose which is discriminatory or harassing on the grounds of race, gender, religion, age or any other personal attribute, foul language, inciting hatred, sexually explicit, abusive, defamatory, in breach of copyright or other rights and such other activity as the partners of AfricaAdapt may from time to time determine is unacceptable.  The partners of AfricaAdapt may remove or block access to any content or communication for any purpose. If you feel that your rights are infringed by anything on this site, please contact the AfricaAdapt help team (details below) giving a full description of the offending items and reasons. The partners of AfricaAdapt will investigate and, if they agree, remove or block such content.

Disclaimer of reliability

While every effort is made to ensure that this website operates reliably, the partners of AfricaAdapt make no representations or warranties regarding the condition or functionality of this website, its suitability for use, or that the service it provides will be uninterrupted or error-free.

Disclaimer of damages

By using this website, you assume all risks associated with its use, including any risk to your computer, software or data being damaged by any virus, software, or any other file which might be transmitted or activated via this website. The partners of AfricaAdapt shall not be liable for any direct, indirect, special, incidental, or consequential damages, including, without limitation, lost revenues or lost profits, resulting from the use or misuse of this website or the information contained in this website. 

Disclaimer of endorsement

Reference herein to any specific commercial products, process, or service by trade name, trademark, manufacturer, or otherwise does not necessarily constitute or imply its endorsement, recommendation, or favouring the partners of AfricaAdapt. The views and opinions of authors expressed herein do not necessarily state or reflect those of the partners of AfricaAdapt, and shall not be used for advertising or product endorsement purposes.

Links to other websites

Links from the AfricaAdapt website may take you to other websites that are not controlled by the partners of AfricaAdapt.  While such links are provided in good faith, the partners of AfricaAdapt do not approve or endorse the websites to which they have established links in any way. Links are provided for your convenience only and the partners of AfricaAdapt are not responsible for the content or privacy practices of any other website linked to or from the AfricaAdapt website. Use of any such links will not render the partners of AfricaAdapt liable to you or any other person for loss or liability of any kind.

We have tried to ensure that links to off-site materials are clearly indicated. If we have linked to your material and not clearly indicated that the content is non-AfricaAdapt, please let us know so that we can resolve the matter by making the link clearer, or removing the link.

Copyright

The partners of AfricaAdapt hold the copyright to all of their respective publications, AfricaAdapt publications and AfricaAdapt website content (unless otherwise stated) but encourage reproduction of these materials for non-commercial purposes. Proper attribution is requested, stating the original source of the material. Permission to make digital or hard copies of part or all of this work for teaching or not-for-profit use is hereby granted without fee and without a formal request provided that copies are not made or distributed for profit or commercial advantage and that full attribution appears on the first page. Copyright for web content and publications not owned by the partners of AfricaAdapt must be honoured and permission pursued with the copyright holder. Copying in any other circumstances, including but not limited to any commercial use, re-use in commercial publications, or for translation or adaptation, is not permitted without prior written permission from the partners of AfricaAdapt for which a fee may be payable.

To request permission to reprint or republish material from this site, or if you are unclear who is the copyright holder, please contact:
AfricaAdapt Secretariat
C/O Institute of Development Studies
at the University of Sussex
Brighton
BN1 9RE
UK
Tel:      +44 (0)1273 876681
E-mail: help@africa-adapt.net

Storage and use of personal information

AfricaAdapt is committed to protecting your privacy. If you have any questions about our privacy policy, please e-mail help@africa-adapt.net.

When you visit the AfricaAdapt website, we log non-personally-identifiable information including IP address, profile information, aggregate user data, and browser type. We use this data to monitor usage and improve our website services.

In cases where you have provided AfricaAdapt with personal data, this may be used internally to monitor and evaluate the effectiveness of the services we provide. We may also use this information to contact you in the future unless or until such a time that you say you do not wish us to do so. 

When you register on the website, request to receive information, publications or eNewletters, you will need to provide a limited amount of information that identifies you personally. This may include one or more of the following: your name, address, telephone number, email, or other information appropriate to your request or order. We will not share your personal information with third parties

The database holding your personal details is currently held in the UK and the 1998 UK Data Protection Act applies. You have the right to inspect and update your personal details. You can do this yourself by following the instructions given on this website. If you require help with this, please contact the AfricaAdapt Secretariat (help@africa-adapt.net), who will process your request within a reasonable time.

Email subscription services

You should not enter information on behalf of another person or about any other person. Your name and email address will be used only for delivering to you the services to which you have subscribed, for sending information about these services, for sending you password reminders and for validating security. They will not be provided to any third parties without your express consent.

If you are sharing your email address with other people, the partners of AfricaAdapt cannot protect any information you provide against access by the other users of your email address, nor can the partners of AfricaAdapt prevent other users of your email address changing your subscription details.

Password protected services

You are responsible for the safeguarding of any information, such as passwords and user IDs needed for use of your computer and/or your account with AfricaAdapt, and the partners of AfricaAdapt will not be responsible for any consequences of such information failing to be adequately safeguarded. 

You should not enter information on behalf of another person or about any other person.

You are required to use all reasonable endeavours to ensure against unauthorised access to the service, in particular the use of user names and passwords by unauthorised individuals.

Password reminders and other information from the service will be sent to the email address you have given.

Contacting us

AfricaAdapt Secretariat
C/O Institute of Development Studies
at the University of Sussex
Brighton
BN1 9RE
UK
Tel:      +44 (0)1273 876681
E-mail: help@africa-adapt.net


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