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If you (the "User") do not agree to them, do not use the Website, provide any materials to the site or download any materials contained therein.

The Geneva Peacebuilding Platform reserves the right to update or modify these Terms and Conditions at any time without prior notice to the User. Your use of the Website following any such change constitutes your unconditional agreement to follow and be bound by these Terms and Conditions as changed. For this reason, we encourage you to review these Terms and Conditions of Use whenever you use the Website.

These Terms and Conditions of Use apply to the use of the Geneva Peacebuilding Platform Website and do not extend to any linked third party sites.

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Using our resources and publications

Who owns what?

We or certain third parties own all intellectual property rights of our Resources and Publications. Where any of part of the Resources and Publication is owned by a third party, we will identify that party in the relevant resource.

How can you use these  resources?

You are free to download resources and use the text of the Publication or Resource in its original form, but not any other aspect of it (e.g. images, graphics or logos) provided that:

  • you only make non-commercial use of the text;
  • you agree that we are entitled to change and to license and assign any work that arises out of your use;
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All of the other content on our site (e.g. videos, images) is either owned by us or others who have licensed that content to us. It is protected by international copyright and other intellectual property laws.

That content is made available for your non-commercial use only, provided you keep intact all and any copyright and proprietary notices. You may also share any content capable of being shared on our site, by using the share functionality. Otherwise, you are not allowed to copy, change or distribute or use any of the content on this site without our written permission.

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Last updated: 25 February 2019