Welcome to the AKDN.org website (the “Site”) of the Aga Khan Development Network (“AKDN”). The Site is owned and operated by the Aga Khan Foundation (the “Foundation”). These terms and conditions govern your use of the Site. Please read them carefully. If you do not accept these terms and conditions of use, please do not use the Site. By using the Site, you agree to abide by the following conditions of use.
2. Content Rights
The copyright and all other rights in all of the material on the Site are owned by the Foundation, other members of the AKDN, His Highness the Aga Khan, related entities or third parties (hereinafter “Rights Owner” or together “Rights Owners”). All materials on the Site, including photographs, images, databases, and other audio-visual material, are presented with the permission of the respective Rights Owners.
Unless otherwise stated, all materials on the Site, with the exception of live webcasts, may be reproduced for non-commercial informational and educational purposes without express permission, provided that (i) due acknowledgement is given to the Foundation or relevant Rights Owner, (ii) no modifications to the materials are made, (iii) and all copyright legends and notices are displayed in the same form and manner as on the original including the additional following wording: "reproduced from the akdn.org website". Material may only be used in the language displayed on the Site. You may not adapt, alter or create any derivative work from any of the content of the Site, without prior written permission of the relevant Rights Owner or Rights Owners. You may not republish, distribute, sell or make any other commercial use of the content, without prior written permission of the Rights Owner. You may not retrieve content from the Site to create or compile, directly or indirectly, a collection, compilation, database or directory (whether through robots, spiders, automatic devices or manual processes), without prior written permission of the Rights Owner. You may contact the Foundation at: Aga Khan Foundation, 1 – 3 Avenue de la Paix, 1211 Geneva, Switzerland, firstname.lastname@example.org.
You may not republish, distribute, sell or make any other commercial use of copyright material owned by a third party, without the prior written consent of that party, and such consent must be obtained directly. For avoidance of doubt, the Foundation does not represent nor does it act as an agent for such third parties.
Nothing contained herein shall be construed as conferring any license in respect of the material, other than its reproduction in accordance with the terms stated above.
All opinions expressed in any articles or other authored material on the Site are those of the respective authors themselves and do not necessarily represent the views of the Foundation.
3. Use of the Site
You may only use the Site in accordance with these terms and conditions and for lawful and proper purposes.
The Site is provided to you on an “as is” basis. There is no guarantee that the Site or any content is error-free, suitable for any particular purpose, accurate or up-to-date. You are entirely responsible for your use of the Site, and for the consequences of relying on any content. You are advised to verify the accuracy of any information before relying on it.
The downloading or other use of the material on the Site is done at your own discretion and risk, and with your agreement that you will be solely responsible for any damage to your computer system, loss of data, or other harm that may result from such activities.
To the full extent allowed by applicable law, you agree that the Foundation will not be liable to you for any such damage or loss that may arise in connection with or as a result of your use of the Site, or in connection with your use of other websites linked to the Site.
Your access to the Site may be suspended, blocked or terminated at any time without prior written notice thereof for any reasons.
4. Names, Acronyms, Symbols, Icons and Logos of Rights Owners – Use of Trade or Service Marks
The names, acronyms, symbols, icons, and logos appearing on the Site are owned by the respective Rights Owners and are protected. You shall not use, download or adapt any such names, acronyms, symbols, icons, and logos, nor imply that you are connected or associated with them, unless you have obtained the prior written permission of the Rights Owner. You may contact the Foundation at: Aga Khan Foundation, 1 – 3 Avenue de la Paix, 1211 Geneva, Switzerland, email@example.com.
The use of trade or service marks on the Site is consistent either with the usage policy or with the consent and permission of the Rights Owner.
6. General Conditions
The information and material on the Site may be edited, improved, modified or changed at any time, without notice. The operation of the Site may be discontinued at any time, without notice.
These terms and conditions of use may be modified from time to time, and any such modification shall be effective immediately upon posting of the modified terms and conditions of use on the Site. Accordingly, your continued access or use of the Site is deemed to be your acceptance of any such modified terms and conditions.
If you breach any of these terms and conditions, authorisation to access and use the Site will cease and terminate, and any material downloaded or printed from the Site in violation of the terms and conditions must be immediately deleted and/or destroyed.
If for any reason a court of competent jurisdiction finds any provision of these terms and conditions to be unenforceable, that provision shall be enforced to the maximum extent permissible and the remainder of the terms and conditions shall continue in full force and effect.
Any failure to enforce or exercise any right inherent in any provision of these terms and conditions, or any related right thereof shall not constitute a waiver of that right or provision.