Terms and Conditions of Use of CITES Wildlife TradeView
Access to the information, data and other content provided through CITES Wildlife TradeView (the "Materials") is provided subject to the following Terms and Conditions.
PLEASE READ THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS CAREFULLY. IF YOU DO NOT AGREE TO ANY OF THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS, DO NOT DOWNLOAD DATA OR GRAPHICS. BY DOWNLOADING THE MATERIALS MADE AVAILABLE ON THE CITES WILDLIFE TRADEVIEW WEBSITE THE USER ACCEPTS AND AGREES TO COMPLY WITH THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS BELOW.
For the purposes of these Terms and Conditions the following definitions are used:
- “Website” or “the Site” means TradeView.cites.org, which is managed and maintained by UN Environment Programme World Conservation Monitoring Centre (UNEP-WCMC) on behalf of the CITES Secretariat.
- “User” is the organization or individual accessing the Site.
- “Materials” comprise all information, data and figures made available for download and contained within any part of the CITES Wildlife TradeView website.
You may publish the Materials in whole or in part, including on-line, providing (a) the Materials are not downloadable and (b) the proper attribution is clearly visible (see clause 5 below). You must ensure that the most recently available version of the Materials is being used and that the date of download is visible in the published version. Materials published online must provide a clear link to the original on-line source (TradeView.cites.org).
We strongly recommend that you have the relevant materials reviewed by the CITES Secretariat prior to publication. Applications for permission, with a statement of purpose and extent of reproduction, should be sent to the CITES Secretariat, International Environment House, 11 Chemin des Anémones, CH 1219 Châtelaine, Geneva, Switzerland or via email to firstname.lastname@example.org .
3. NO SUB-LICENSING OR REDISTRIBUTION
The Materials may not be sub-licensed in whole or in part including within Derivative Works without the prior written permission of the CITES Secretariat and UNEP. You may not redistribute the Materials in whole or in part by any means including (but not limited to) electronic formats such as web downloads, through web services, or through file transfer protocols. You may not use the Materials for any application that replicates or attempts to replace the essential user experience of CITES Wildlife TradeView.
4. NO COMMERCIAL USE
Neither (a) the Materials nor (b) any work derived from or based upon the Materials (“Derivative Works”) may be put to Commercial Use without the prior written permission of the CITES Secretariat and UNEP. For the purposes of these Terms and Conditions, “Commercial Use” means a) any use for profit to generate revenue, or b) any use by an individual or entity operating within or on behalf of or to the benefit of or to assist the activities of any entity other than a not-for-profit organisation. To apply for permission for Commercial Use of the Materials please send an email to email@example.com outlining your needs.
The User must ensure that the citation set out below is always clearly reproduced in any publication or analysis involving the CITES Wildlife TradeView Materials either in their original form or in any derived form or format:
CITES Wildlife TradeView [Year]. UNEP-WCMC and the CITES Secretariat. Available at: TradeView.cites.org. Accessed (insert date of download dd/mm/yyyy).
6. NO GRANT OF INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS
No rights in the Materials are granted to the User by virtue of these Terms and Conditions or as a result of any use of the Materials.
7. ACCESS RESTRICTION
The CITES Secretariat, UNEP and WCMC reserve their exclusive right in their sole discretion to alter, limit or discontinue the Site or any Materials. The CITES Secretariat, UNEP and WCMC shall have no obligation to take the needs of any User into consideration in connection therewith. The CITES Secretariat, UNEP and WCMC reserve the right to disable access to the Materials at any time without prior notice.
8. NO WARRANTY AND WAIVER OF LIABILITY
While the CITES Secretariat, UNEP and WCMC strive to ensure accuracy and keep the Materials up-to-date, the Materials are provided to the User ‘as is’ and no warranty of any kind is given as to its completeness or accuracy. All warranties, representations and conditions, express or implied, are hereby excluded to the fullest extent permitted. The User agrees to download and make use of the Materials entirely at his or her own risk. The User waives and releases the CITES Secretariat, UNEP and WCMC from any liability whatsoever, wherever and howsoever arising in connection with any use of the Materials or Derivative Works. The CITES Secretariat, UNEP and WCMC will not be liable on any grounds (including without limitation negligence, strict liability or under any other legal theory) for any loss or damage (direct or indirect) incurred by the User or any third party as a result of the use of the Materials or any Derivative Works. The User also indemnifies and holds harmless the CITES Secretariat, UNEP and WCMC in respect of any loss or damage (direct or indirect) suffered by any third party as a result of any use by that third party of any Materials or Derivative Works published by the User. Without limitation to the above, any damage occurring to computer systems or loss of data as a result of attempts to download Materials is entirely the User’s responsibility.
The contents of this website do not necessarily reflect the views or policies of the CITES Secretariat, UNEP, WCMC, contributory organisations or editors. The designations employed and the presentations of materials on this site do not imply the expression of any opinion whatsoever on the part of the CITES Secretariat, UNEP and the Secretariat of the United Nations concerning the legal status of any country, territory, city or area or of its authorities, or concerning the delimitation of its frontiers or boundaries.
Keeping the site secure and problem-free
We only store data where necessary to improve usability of the Site. Our web hosting provider keeps logs of connections to this site so that we can detect and prevent malicious activity. The logs contain your IP address, the date and time of your connection and the pages you have visited. These will not specifically identify the User. We make no use of this data on an individual level unless the traffic looks like an attack, in which case we will block the connection.
12. CHANGES TO THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS
The CITES Secretariat, UNEP and WCMC reserve the right to vary these Terms and Conditions from time to time without notice. Therefore, please ensure that you read these Terms and Conditions each time you download Materials. By accessing and/or downloading the Materials you signify your acceptance of the most recent version of these Terms and Conditions in full.
13. DISPUTE RESOLUTION
Any dispute arising out of or in connection with any use of the Materials shall be settled by amicable negotiation with the CITES Wildlife TradeView suppliers. Should attempts at amicable negotiation fail, any such dispute shall, upon request by either the User or the CITES Wildlife TradeView suppliers, be referred to arbitration in accordance with the UNCITRAL arbitration rules then prevailing.
Any communication with respect to these Terms and Conditions and any issue arising from them shall be in writing in English and sent by email. The address for communication with the CITES Wildlife TradeView supplier is firstname.lastname@example.org.