WORLD RURAL FORUM does not guarantee that the website is available or operates continuously because that depends on the service providers but, as far as possible, it will provide prior notice of breaks in operation.
2. Access to the website
Users may access and use this website free of charge but that means that they must accept the Terms of Access and Use without reservation.
Users access www.ruralforum.org entirely under their own responsibility. Users shall be responsible for access to and correct use of the website, subject to the legislation in force and to the principles of good faith, morality and public order and shall undertake to diligently observe any additional instructions for such use and access issued by WORLD RURAL FORUM.
The sole purpose of the content and services to which you have access is to disseminate information on the activities conducted and products offered by WORLD RURAL FORUM.
WORLD RURAL FORUM assumes no liability, whether direct or indirect, for users’ misuse of the website or the services, content, links and hyperlinks included on the website; users shall be solely responsible for the consequences, damage or actions arising from their access to or use of the website or content on it.
WORLD RURAL FORUM includes links on its website to other URLs purely for information and such inclusion does not mean that WORLD RURAL FORUM recommends and/or guarantees such sites since it has no control over them and is not responsible for their content.
3. Accuracy of the content
WORLD RURAL FORUM shall use all the resources available to it to ensure that the information on its website is accurate and up to date but cannot guarantee that on a continuous basis.
WORLD RURAL FORUM nevertheless reserves the right to amend and/or update the content of this website and the services on it, these Terms and all aspects of the design and configuration of its website at any time without prior notice.
WORLD RURAL FORUM shall not accept responsibility for any discrepancies which may occur between the hard copies of its documents and the electronic version published on the website.
4. Intellectual property and industrial property
All the content displayed on this website and related material belonging to WORLD RURAL FORUM, particularly drawings, texts, graphics, logos, icons, buttons, software, trade names, trademarks, designs and other signs capable of being used industrially and commercially, are subject to the intellectual and industrial property rights of WORLD RURAL FORUM or of third parties from whom permission has been duly acquired for their inclusion on this website.
Under no circumstances shall it be deemed that any licence has been granted or that a waiver, transfer or total or partial assignment of the aforementioned rights has been carried out or that any right or expectation of right has been conferred, and, in particular, any right of alteration, exploitation, reproduction, distribution or public communication of such content, without explicit prior authorization in writing by WORLD RURAL FORUM or the relevant holders.
The insertion of a link on any other website to the WORLD RURAL FORUM website shall require explicit prior authorization in writing by WORLD RURAL FORUM.
Images appearing on the website in the form of photographs of the organisation, its personnel, other collaborators and/or members of WORLD RURAL FORUM have been obtained with the relevant authorizations and consent and are protected by the legislation in force. The owner and beneficiary of those rights is WORLD RURAL FORUM.
Users accept that access to this website and its content grants them no rights whatsoever to those images and no permission to alter or amend them, to exploit them, make inappropriate use of them or trade them or carry out any act of denigration, confusion or misappropriation of reputation or of unfair competition infringing intellectual property rights.
Users undertake to use the content of the website exclusively for personal purposes, not to circulate it on social networks, to make no commercial use of the content, directly or indirectly, and to abstain from any action affecting the image rights or the industrial property and/or intellectual property rights of the holders without the consent of WORLD RURAL FORUM.
5. Commitments and responsibilities
WORLD RURAL FORUM undertakes to carry out no misleading advertising. Formal errors or alphanumeric errors occurring across various sections of the website shall not be regarded as misleading advertising in this connection.
WORLD RURAL FORUM shall not be liable for any illegitimate use by unauthorised users of trade names, product names and trademarks which are not owned by WORLD RURAL FORUM but appear on its website. Nor shall it be liable for the integrity, veracity and legality of the content of the links to websites accessible from the WORLD RURAL FORUM website.
WORLD RURAL FORUM undertakes not to forward advertising or promotional messages by e-mail or other equivalent electronic communication methods without identifying them as commercial communications and where they have not been requested or authorised by the recipients, as provided for in the legislation in force.
When browsing WORLD RURAL FORUM pages, the browser may produce unexpected advertising in the form of pop-ups. Such pop-ups are most likely to have been produced by other websites you previously visited or by third-party programs installed on your devices. WORLD RURAL FORUM does not recommend products or services appearing on the pop-ups on your screen as you browse its website nor is it responsible for their appearance.