This Website (the “Site”) is owned by International Human Rights Defence Commissariat and any use made of this Site is subject to these terms of use. IHRDC-CIPDH may, at its sole discretion, modify or revise these terms and conditions at any time by updating the text of this page.

The provisions of the text below apply to all elements contained within the IHRDC-CIPDH website (information, logos, images, etc.). Warning messages or additional information may also complement these provisions and are attached accordingly or referenced below

1. Conditions for the use of information on this website

All information provided by IHRDC-CIPDH on this website is made available as a courtesy to those who may choose to access the Site (“Visitors).

Unless otherwise indicated on individual document and multimedia materials, the reuse of information from this Site (e. g. downloading and copying information, images, documents and materials), except for the personal data, is authorized for personal non-commercial (informational and educational purposes relating to the IHRDC-CIPDH’s work) purposes, provided that:

  • The information is not altered in any way;
  • The source of the document or other material is acknowledged;
  • The information is only used in accordance with the Site’s informational and public-awareness purposes, and in respect of IHRDC’s basic values and principles;
  • Interpol is not held liable for any consequence stemming from the reuse.

Without prior written permission of IHRDC-CIPDH it is forbidden:

  • to make any other use than those specified above, including commercial use, of information posted on the Site,
  • to reproduce the information of the Site on any other website or in any other form,
  • to copy, store in a retrieval system, or transmit in any form or by any means the information of the Site to any third party, to use any of data mining, robots, or similar data-gathering and extraction tools.

The above-mentioned general permission for the reuse of information is not applicable where a prior permission from a copyright owner must be obtained for the reproduction or use of documents and multimedia materials, as specified in individual copyright notices.

2. Disclaimer for IHRDC-CIPDH information

IHRDC-CIPDH has the exclusive right to alter, limit or discontinue the Site or any material or services provided on the Site.

While IHRDC-CIPDH believes the information it provides on this Site to be reliable, human or technical error remains a possibility. Therefore, IHRDC-CIPDH does not guarantee the accuracy, completeness, timeliness or correct sequence of the information provided on this Site. Reliance upon the information provided by IHRDC-CIPDH on this Site shall be at the Visitor’s own risk.

Neither IHRDC-CIPDH, nor any of its respective agents, employees, or information sources, shall be liable to any Visitor or anyone else for any inaccuracy, error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, alteration of or use of any information provided by IHRDC-CIPDH on this Site, or for its timeliness or completeness, nor shall they be liable for any interruption of service or non-receipt of information by the Visitor, regardless of cause, or for any damages resulting therefrom.

The Visitor specifically acknowledges and agrees that IHRDC-CIPDH is not liable for any conduct of any Visitor.

As a condition of use of this Site, the Visitor agrees to indemnify IHRDC-CIPDH from and against any and all actions, claims, losses, damages, liabilities and expenses (including reasonable attorneys’ fees) arising out of the Visitor’s use of or inability to access this Site, including, without limitation, any claims alleging facts that, if true, would constitute a breach by the Visitor of these Terms of Use. The foregoing does not affect any liability which cannot be excluded or limited under applicable law. If the Visitor is dissatisfied with any material on this Site or with any of the Terms of Use, the Visitor’s sole and exclusive remedy is to discontinue using the Site.

3.  Copyright

Copyright © IHRDC-CIPDH
All rights reserved.

This Site and its content (e.g. text data and multimedia items, such as graphics, images, audio and video material, photographs), is owned by IHRDC-CIPDH, its members, partners, or providers of materials and is protected by intellectual property law. The Visitors of this Site undertake to respect the intellectual property rights held by IHRDC-CIPDH and respective third parties.

For additional information on the identity of the right holders and the conditions of use of a particular item, please contact the IHRDC-CIPDH Secretariat.

4. Use of the Organization’s name, emblem, logo and flag

IHRDC’s full and abbreviated name, emblem, logo and flag define the identity of IHRDC-CIPDH and are legally protected.

Any external entity wishing to use IHRDC-CIPDH’s full or abbreviated name, emblem, logo or flag needs to obtain IHRDC-CIPDH’s authorization in writing, which is subject to the terms and conditions specified on the page Name and Logo of this Site

5. Privacy

To ensure the effective functioning of the Site and provision of services, IHRDC-CIPDH collects some personal data from Visitors (log information, device and browser information, cookie information) when they access this Site.  For more information, please read the Privacy Policy.

6. Disclaimer for translation

This Site was primarily written in the English language. IHRDC-CIPDH and contracted external parties provide translations of some content on this Site into French, Russian and Arabic. This is done with the aim of providing information to as many Visitors of this Site as possible worldwide. No warranty is made as to the accuracy or reliability of translations made from the source language into any other language. If any questions arise concerning the accuracy of the information presented on any translated page of the Site, please refer to the English version of the text, which is leading.

7. Disclaimer for hypertext links

IHRDC-CIPDH is not responsible for the content of any off-site pages that are referenced or linked by this Site or that make reference to this Site.

The Visitor specifically acknowledges that IHRDC-CIPDH is not liable for any defamatory, offensive, misleading or illegal conduct of other Visitors, links or third parties, and that the risk of injury from the foregoing rests entirely with the Visitor.

Links from this Site to other sites, or from other sites to this Site, do not constitute an endorsement by IHRDC-CIPDH, and are only provided as a convenience. It is the responsibility of the Visitor to evaluate the content and usefulness of information obtained from other sites.

8. Disclaimer of endorsement

Reference herein to any specific commercial products, processes, or services by trade name, trademark, manufacturer, or otherwise, does not necessarily constitute or imply the Organization’s endorsement or recommendation.

9. Privileges and immunities

Nothing in these Terms of Use shall constitute or be considered to be a limitation upon or a waiver of IHRDC-CIPDH’s privileges and immunities.