Terms and conditions of use of UN websites
(a) The United Nations maintains the content of this web site (the “Site”) as a courtesy to those who may choose to access the Site (“Users”). The information presented herein is for informative purposes only. The United Nations grants permission to Users to visit the Site and to download and copy the information, documents and materials (collectively, “Materials”) from the Site for the User’s personal, non-commercial use, without any right to resell or redistribute them or to compile or create derivative works therefrom, subject to the terms and conditions outlined below, and also subject to more specific restrictions that may apply to specific Material within this Site.
(b) Unless expressly stated otherwise, the findings, interpretations and conclusions expressed in the Materials on this Site are those of the various United Nations staff members, consultants and advisers to the United Nations Secretariat who prepared the work and do not necessarily represent the views of the United Nations or its Member States.
provided on this Site are provided “as is”, without warranty of any kind,
either express or implied, including, without limitation, warranties of
merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose and non-infringement. The
United Nations specifically does not make any warranties or representations as
to the accuracy or completeness of any such Materials. The United Nations periodically
adds, changes, improves or updates the Materials on this Site without notice.
Under no circumstances shall the United Nations be liable for any loss, damage,
liability or expense incurred or suffered that is claimed to have resulted from
the use of this Site, including, without limitation, any fault, error,
omission, interruption or delay with respect thereto. The use of this Site is
at the User’s sole risk. Under no circumstances, including but not limited to
negligence, shall the United Nations or its affiliates be liable for any
direct, indirect, incidental, special or consequential damages, even if the
United Nations has been advised of the possibility of such damages.
specifically acknowledges and agrees that the United Nations is not liable for
any conduct of any User.
site may contain advice, opinions and statements of various information
providers. The United Nations does not represent or endorse the accuracy or
reliability of any advice, opinion, statement or other information provided by
any information provider, any User of this Site or any other person or entity.
Reliance upon any such advice, opinion, statement, or other information shall
also be at the User’s own risk. Neither the United Nations nor its affiliates,
nor any of their respective agents, employees, information providers or content
providers, shall be liable to any User or anyone else for any inaccuracy,
error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, alteration of or use of any
content herein, or for its timeliness or completeness, nor shall they be liable
for any failure of performance, computer virus or communication line failure,
regardless of cause, or for any damages resulting therefrom.
condition of use of this Site, the User agrees to indemnify the United Nations
and its affiliates from and against any and all actions, claims, losses,
damages, liabilities and expenses (including reasonable attorneys’ fees)
arising out of the User’s use of this Site, including, without limitation, any
claims alleging facts that if true would constitute a breach by the User of
these Terms and Conditions.
User is dissatisfied with any Material on this Site or with any of its Terms
and Conditions of Use, the User’s sole and exclusive remedy is to discontinue
using the Site.
Site may contain links and references to third-party web sites. The linked
sites are not under the control of the United Nations, and the United Nations
is not responsible for the content of any linked site or any link contained in
a linked site. The United Nations provides these links only as a convenience,
and the inclusion of a link or reference does not imply the endorsement of the
linked site by the United Nations.
Site contains bulletin boards, chat rooms, access to mailing lists or other
message or communication facilities (collectively, “Forums”), the User agrees
to use the Forums only to send and receive messages and materials that are
proper and related to the particular Forum. By way of example and not as a
limitation, the User agrees that when using a Forum, he or she shall not do any
of the following:
Defame, abuse, harass, stalk, threaten or otherwise violate the legal rights
(such as rights of privacy and publicity) of others;
Publish, post, distribute or disseminate any defamatory, infringing, obscene,
indecent or unlawful material or information;
Upload or attach files that contain software or other material protected by
intellectual property laws (or by rights of privacy and publicity) unless the
User owns or controls the rights thereto or has received all consents therefor
as may be required by law;
Upload or attach files that contain viruses, corrupted files or any other
similar software or programs that may damage the operation of another’s
Delete any author attributions, legal notices or proprietary designations or
labels in any file that is uploaded;
Falsify the origin or source of software or other material contained in a file
that is uploaded;
Advertise or offer to sell any goods or services, or conduct or forward
surveys, contests or chain letters, or download any file posted by another user
of a Forum that the User knows, or reasonably should know, cannot be legally
distributed in such manner.
The User acknowledges that all Forums and discussion groups are public and not private communications. Further, the User acknowledges that chats, postings, conferences, e-mails and other communications by other Users are not endorsed by the United Nations, and that such communications shall not be considered to have been reviewed, screened or approved by the United Nations. The United Nations reserves the right to remove, for any reason and without notice, any content of the Forums received from Users, including, without limitation, e-mail and bulletin board postings.
PRESERVATION OF IMMUNITIES
Nothing herein shall constitute or be considered to be a limitation upon or a waiver of the privileges and immunities of the United Nations, which are specifically reserved.
The United Nations reserves the right to deny in its sole discretion any user access to this Site or any portion thereof without notice.
No waiver by the United Nations of any provision of these Terms and Conditions shall be binding except as set forth in writing and signed by its duly authorized representative.
The United Nations, however, assumes no responsibility for the security of this information.