wEBSITE Terms of Use

Global NGO Council Website Policy

These terms and conditions govern the use of the Global Council of Non-Governmental Organisations (“GLONGO” or the “Global NGO Council)’s websites, namely, www.globalngocouncil.org and www.globalngosummit.org and any other future websites that may be established by the Global NGO Council (collectively the “Site”):


The Site is intended to broaden public awareness of the mission and activities of the Global NGO Council, and provide access to data, know how, information, documents and materials (collectively “information”) related to green growth. You are welcome to visit the Site, and use the information and communication tools, features and other applications to facilitate and enhance your use of the Site (collectively “tools”). However, your use and access to the Site are subject to these Terms and Conditions, as they may be modified by the Global NGO Council from time to time, including any documents expressly included herein by reference (collectively “Terms and Conditions”).


By using the Site, you agree to be bound by these Terms and Conditions. Please read these Terms and Conditions carefully. If you do not agree to these Terms and Conditions, you must not access or use the Site.


Access and Use

You may print, download, and store information from the Site for your own convenience and for your personal, non-commercial use, without any right to resell or redistribute them or to compile or create derivative works therefrom, unless with the prior written consent of the Global NGO Council.

For certain information, the Global NGO Council may provide more specific restrictions and specific terms of use which are hereby incorporated by reference. These specific terms and restrictions are available in the Site where the information is made accessible.


When using the information in the Site, you agree to provide proper attribution to the Global NGO Council, including the relevant member organisation, the individual author of the information, and any third party information provider, in the following format: “The use of this information is with permission from the Global NGO Council, subject to the Terms and Conditions in http://wwwgloalngocouncil.org/terms-of-use . However, you must not implicitly or explicitly represent or suggest participation, endorsement, sponsorship, approval or affiliation by the Global NGO Council in the manner and use of the information.


You may not use trademark, official mark, official emblem, or logo of the Global NGO Council included in this Site for promotion or publicity without the prior written consent of the Global NGO Council or, in any event, represent or imply an association or affiliation with the Global NGO Council.


The Global NGO Council shall prosecute, to the fullest extent of the law, any use of the information in a manner that falsifies, misrepresents, disparages, or fraudulently uses the information.


Unless expressly stated otherwise, the opinions, findings, and conclusions contained in the information in the Site are those of the various authors of the information and do not necessarily reflect the views of the Global NGO Council or its member organisations.


Intellectual Property

The Site and all information and tools are owned as the case may be by the Global NGO Council, its business partners, service providers, licensors, users or other providers of such information, and are and may be protected by one or more copyright, trademark, patent, and trade secret laws, or other proprietary rights regimes, and international treaties.


Privacy Policy

Generally, you can visit the Site without revealing any personal information. However, in order to access and use certain information or parts of the Site, you may be requested to register and give personal information such as your name, email address, and organization. The personal information you provide will be used only for the purpose for which the disclosure was requested, for example, for technical and customer administration of the Site. This personal information is not shared with third parties other than service providers that may be contracted by the Global NGO Council to assist in the technical and customer administration of the Site. The Global NGO Council will only use the personal information for the purpose for which it was disclosed and the service provider will not be authorized to retain, share, store or use the personal information for any other purpose, except to the extent necessary to provide their services to the Global NGO Council.


The Global NGO Council or a service provider designated by it monitors trends in the use of the Site by collecting general information on the use of the Site. Only summaries of visitors’ usage and preferences are reported, and the Global NGO Council uses this information to generate statistics and measure the website activity in order to improve the usefulness of the Site, for example, statistics on the most downloaded files or the most and least visited pages. This information will not be used to identify or track down an individual user. Furthermore, this information is never connected with any personal information you supply to the Global NGO Council if you register on the Site. All data collected by the Global NGO Council or the designated service provider is owned by the Global NGO Council and it will not share, sell, distribute or rent this information to anyone.


Nothwithstanding the above, the Global NGO Council reserves the right to disclose any information, including personal information, when required by law or when necessary to investigate potential illegal activities such as fraud, violations of the Terms and Conditions, or when otherwise necessary to protect the property, rights and safety of the Global NGO Council.


Cookies

The Site uses cookies, which are small bits of code stored on your computer and then sent back to the server when you visit the Site at another time. These cookies store your Site visits and preferences and information that you have already provided. You have the option to disable these cookies if your browser permits. Please note that if you disable the cookies, you may not be able to use certain features of the Site and may be required to re-enter information.


Responsible Use

You are responsible for the use of the Site including the tools that enable you to upload, post, communicate, or share information. You agree not to use the Site and the tools to do any of the following:

  • Violate any applicable law or encourage or provide instructions to another to do so.
  • Defame, abuse, harass, stalk, threaten or otherwise violate the legal rights (such as rights of privacy and publicity) of others.
  • Publish, post, distribute or disseminate any defamatory, infringing, obscene, indecent or unlawful material or information.
  • Misrepresent your identity, including by impersonating the Global NGO Council or its staff.
  • Collect or store personal information about anyone.
  • Upload or attach files that contain software

Read our Privacy Policy

You are welcome to share or post information on this Site. However, you are responsible for ensuring that your posts are accurate, lawful and does not harm the  Global NGO Council, its business partners, service providers, content providers, and third parties, as determined by the  Global  NGO Council at its sole discretion. Furthermore, your information should not infringe on proprietary rights of any third party. You shall promptly inform the  Global NGO Council if the information you posted requires revision or removal due to inaccuracy or infringement on proprietary rights. You agree that the information you posted is not endorsed by the  Global  NGO Council. The information you post may or may not be reviewed or verified by the  Global NGO Council. However, the  Global NGO Council reserves the right to review, refuse or remove any information that violates these Terms and Conditions without notice to you.