Access to these sites is provided to you, the User/Member, subject to the following terms and conditions which may be updated by us from time to time. Also, use of certain areas of the sites is subject to additional posted guidelines or rules applicable to such areas, and those guidelines or rules are hereby incorporated by reference into these terms and conditions.
1. THE 6th WORLD WATER FORUM:
The International Committee for the 6th World Water Forum launched and maintains the Solutions for Water web site at http://www.solutionsforwater.org as a courtesy to those who may choose to access these sites (“Users/Members”). The 6th World Water Forum web site features information about the 6th World Water Forum. The Solutionsforwater.org web site is a community platform that is collaborative in nature and provides information and services for professionals working in the water sector and in international development. The Solutionsforwater.org also collects solutions (content) from its members which are visible on Solutionsforwater.org.
2. MODIFICATIONS TO THIS AGREEMENT:
We reserve the right, at our sole discretion, to change, modify or otherwise alter these terms and conditions at any time. Such modifications shall become effective immediately upon the posting thereof. You must review this agreement on a regular basis to keep yourself apprised of any changes. You can find the most recent version of the TOU at:
However the content or solutions are distributed under a Creative Commons (CC) license. This doesn’t replace copyright — which remains undivided with The International Committee of the 6th World Water Forum — but it makes the terms more flexible. Anyone is free to download the the contents or solutions from Solutionsforwater.org ; share them with friends via social media; republish or embed them on their website or blog. But this use must be made within the terms of the CC license “Attribution — NonCommercial — ShareAlike”.
This Creative Commons license allows you to reproduce, distribute, display or share publicly the contents or solutions as long as you follow these guidelines:
Attribution: you reference explicitly the platform for solutions as the original source of the materials, and the 6th World Water Forums ‘s logos and visuals as well as those of the Contributors, authors and key Contact Institutions remain untouched and unedited.
NonCommercial: You can’t use or publish the contents for commercial purposes
ShareAlike: If you alter, transform, or build upon this work, you may distribute the resulting work only under the same or similar license to this one. The complete text of the license can be seen on the Creative Commons (CC) license.
Solutions for water by 6th World Water Forum is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License.
You can browse the 6th World Water Forum Portal and the Solutionsforwater.org without registering. However, you may choose to register on the Solutionsforwater.org to take advantage of additional services, such as access to email alerts, newsletters or contributing content (solutions) to the Solutionsforwater.org. If you register on the Solutionsforwater.org, you agree to provide current, complete and accurate registration information and to maintain such information accurate, current and complete.
The 6th World Water Forum reserves the right to suspend or terminate any accounts and any and all current use of service, in the event that you provide any information that is inaccurate, not current or incomplete, or the 6th World Water Forum has reasonable grounds to suspect that such information is untrue, inaccurate, not current or incomplete.
4. USER CONDUCT:
The Solutionsforwater.org may contain bulletin boards, discussion groups, chat rooms, or other message, third party content or communication facilities (collectively, “Forums”, “Groups” and “Priorities”). User or Member agrees to use the Forums only to send and receive messages and material that are proper and related to the particular Forum. By way of example, and not as a limitation, User or Member agrees that when using a Forum, User or Member shall not do any of the following:
1. Defame, abuse, harass, stalk, threaten or otherwise violate the legal rights (such as rights of privacy and publicity) of others.
2. Publish, post, distribute or disseminate any defamatory, infringing, obscene, indecent or unlawful material or information.
3. Upload or attach files that contain software or other material protected by intellectual property laws (or by rights of privacy or publicity) unless you own or control the rights thereto or have received all necessary consents.
4. Upload or attach files that contain viruses, corrupted files, or any other similar software or programs that may damage the operation of another’s computer.
5. Delete any author attributions, legal notices or proprietary designations or labels in any file that is uploaded.
6. Falsify the origin or source of software or other material contained in a file that is uploaded.
We reserve the right to terminate service to you, in our sole discretion, with or without notice, if we believe that your conduct fails to conform with this Agreement, to investigate and to involve and cooperate with law enforcement authorities, and to pursue a civil lawsuit or criminal prosecution for any alleged or actual illegal activities involving the Solutionsforwater.org or any of its services.
5. USE OF SITE CONTENT:
The 6th World Water Forum Portal and the Solutionsforwater.org contain information, text, graphics, software, and other content (the “Site Content”). The Site Content is protected under the copyright laws of France and of other countries. Unless indicated otherwise on the Site Content, we ask that you contact us at contact[at]solutinsforwater.org for permission for any reproduction, modification, or distribution of such Site Content. Some Site Content has been submitted by the 6th World Water Forum‘s partners, Users, and by third parties, and may be subject to more specific restrictions, as indicated on such Site Content.
6. CONTRIBUTED CONTENT:
We do not claim ownership of content you submit or make available (“Contributed Content”) for inclusion in the Solutionsforwater.org, its services and Forums. However, with respect to original Contributed Content for inclusion in the Solutionsforwater.org, its services and Forums, you grant the 6th World Water Forum a perpetual, royalty-free license to use, distribute, reproduce, make derivative works, edit, publish, translate, publicly perform and publicly display such Contributed Content (in whole or in part) and to incorporate such Contributed Content into other works in any format or medium now known or later developed. If you contribute content that does not constitute your original work of authorship as defined under French and European Copyright Law, but a third party holds the copyright and other proprietary rights to such content, you represent and warrant to the 6th World Water Forum that you do not infringe on any third party’s copyright or other proprietary rights and that you have secured all necessary permissions and licenses prior to contributing such content to the Solutionsforwater.org, its services and Forums.
7. PUBLIC FORUMS:
User acknowledges that all Forums are public and not private communications. Further, User acknowledges that chats, comments, postings, conferences, e-mails and other communications by other users are not endorsed by the 6th World Water Forum and such communications shall not be considered reviewed, screened, or approved by the 6th World Water Forum. The 6th World Water Forum reserves the right for any reason to remove without notice any Contributed Content from the Forums.
8. COPYRIGHT NOTICE:
If you believe in good faith that your copyrighted work has been reproduced on the Solutionsforwater.org or the 6th World Water Forum Portal, including the portals’ services or Forums, without authorization in a way that constitutes copyright infringement, please notify Solution or water’s agent for notice of claims of copyright or other intellectual property infringement (“Agent”), at
International Committee for the 6th World Water Forum
11 La Canebière
9. DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTIES:
WHILE THE 6th World WATER FORUM PORTAL ENDEAVORS TO PROVIDE CURRENT AND ACCURATE INFORMATION, SITE CONTENT IS PROVIDED “AS IS” AND “AS AVAILABLE”. THE 6th World WATER FORUM DOES NOT WARRANT THE AVAILABILITY OF THE 6th World WATER FORUM PORTAL OR THE SOLUTIONSDORWATER.ORG NOR THE ACCURACY, COMPLETENESS, OR CURRENCY OF THE SITE CONTENT OR ANY MATERIAL PROVIDED THROUGH THE 6th World WATER FORUM PORTAL, THE SOLUTIONSDORWATER.ORG, ITS SERVICES OR FORUMS, AND DOES NOT WARRANT THAT THE 6th World WATER FORUM PORTAL AND THE SOLUTIONSDORWATER.ORG OPERATE ERROR-FREE, NOR THAT DEFECTS, ERRORS OR OMISSIONS WILL BE CORRECTED OR THAT THE 6th World Water Forum PORTAL AND THE SOLUTIONSDORWATER.ORG ARE COMPLETELY SECURE. THE 6th World WATER FORUM PORTAL EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMS ANY AND ALL WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO IMPLIED, EXPRESS OR STATUTORY WARRANTIES AS TO NON-INFRINGEMENT OF INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS, OR THIRD PARTY RIGHTS, TITLE, LATENT DEFECTS, UNINTERRUPTED SERVICE, MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND FREEDOM FROM COMPUTER VIRUSES.
10. DISCLAIMER OF LIABILITY:
IN NO EVENT WILL THE 6th World WATER FORUM PORTAL BE LIABLE TO YOU FOR ANY DAMAGES, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION, DIRECT OR INDIRECT, SPECIAL INCIDENTAL, MORAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, LOSS OF PROFITS, OPPORTUNITIES OR INFORMATION OR FOR EXPENSES ARISING IN CONNECTION WITH YOUR USE OF THE 6th World WATER FORUM PORTAL, THE SOLUTIONSDORWATER.ORG, ITS SERVICES, FORUMS OR THE SITE CONTENT, EVEN IF THE 6th World Water Forum IS ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES, LOSSES OR EXPENSES.
11. DISCLAIMER OF ENDORSEMENTS:
The 6th World Water Forum Portal and the Solutionsforwater.org contain links to third-party web sites. The linked sites are not under the control of the 6th World Water Forum, and the 6th World Water Forum is not responsible for the contents of any linked site or any link contained in a linked site.
The appearance on the 6th World Water Forum Portal or the Solutionsforwater.org of the name or logo of another entity, or the appearance of a link to another entity’s site, does not indicate endorsement or referral by the 6th World Water Forum of the other entity or its products and services, and the 6th World Water Forum expressly disclaims any such endorsement or referral.
The contents and solutions may contain trademarks, service marks, logos and other names that are the property of The 6th World Water Forum or such other party as indicated with respect to that name or icon. In the case of 6th World Water Forum trademarks, logos and icons, these may only be used in accordance with our trademark policy. In case of other third party trademarks, logos and icons prior authorization should be taken and then (if the permission is granted) used in accordance with their trademark policy.
13. GOVERNING LAW; CHOICE OF JURISDICTION:
This Agreement will be interpreted and enforced in accordance with the laws of France. User agrees to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of Marseille.