Terms of Use of the Global Commission on Drug Policy website

By accessing this website you agree to be legally bound by these Terms of Use.

If you do not agree to these Terms of Use, do not proceed to further web pages of the Global Commission on Drug Policy website. By accessing any part of this website, you will be deemed to have accepted these terms in full. These terms are governed by and interpreted in line with Swiss law. The place of jurisdiction is Geneva, Switzerland.

The Global Commission on Drug Policy reserves the right to change or amend the information provided at any time and without prior notice.

1.         No Offer, No Warranty, and No Liability

1.1       The information contained in the Global Commission on Drug Policy website is for informational purposes only. The Global Commission on Drug Policy maintains this website to enhance access to information about its activities for different groups. The information in it is of a general nature and non-binding. No information published on the Global Commission on Drug Policy website constitutes professional or legal advice, a solicitation, an offer, or a recommendation to effect any transactions, or to conclude any legal act of any kind whatsoever.

1.2       The information and materials contained on the Global Commission on Drug Policy website are provided “as is” and “as available”. Information contained in this website is checked and updated by the Global Commission on Drug Policy with due diligence on a regular basis. This notwithstanding, data may become subject to changes during the intervening periods.

1.3       The Global Commission on Drug Policy makes no representations or warranties of any kind, either express or implied, with respect to the information and functionality contained in the Global Commission on Drug Policy website, including but not limited to warranties of title, non-infringement, merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose. Without limiting the foregoing, the Global Commission on Drug Policy does not warrant the accuracy, timeliness, completeness, reliability or availability of the Global Commission on Drug Policy website or the information or results obtained from the use of the Global Commission on Drug Policy website, or that the Global Commission on Drug Policy website is virus-free or error-free.

1.4       To the fullest extent permitted by law, in no event shall the Global Commission on Drug Policy or any of its members, directors, employees or agents have any liability whatsoever to any person for any direct or indirect loss, liability, cost, claim, expense or damage of any kind, whether in contract or in tort, including negligence, or otherwise, arising out of or related to the use of all or part of these web pages.

2.         Links

The Global Commission on Drug Policy website contains third party content or links to third party websites. These content and links are provided to users of this website as a convenience alone. The Global Commission on Drug Policy has no control over, does not assume any responsibility for and does not make any warranties or representations as to, any third party content or websites, including but not limited to, the accuracy, subject matter, quality or timeliness. The Global Commission on Drug Policy shall have no liability for third party content or websites linking to or framing the Global Commission on Drug Policy website.

3.         Intellectual Property Rights

3.1       The Global Commission on Drug Policy, or the applicable third party owner, retains all right, title and interest (including copyrights, trademarks, patents, as well as any other intellectual property or other right) in all information and content (including but not limited to all text, data, graphics, logos, videos, photos, podcasts, webinars, conferences, downloadable documents, blogs, e-newsletters) on Global Commission on Drug Policy website, unless otherwise specified or inferred.

3.2       Individual pages and/or sections of the Global Commission on Drug Policy website may be printed for personal or internal use only, and provided that such print outs retain all applicable copyright or other proprietary notices.

3.3       All users must not, without limitation, modify, copy, transmit, distribute, display, perform, reproduce, publish, license, frame, create derivative works from, transfer or otherwise use in any other way for commercial or public purposes in whole or in part any, but not limited to, information, text, graphics, images, video clips, directories, databases, listings, software, podcasts, webinars, blogs or e-newsletter obtained from the Global Commission on Drug Policy website without the prior written permission of the Global Commission on Drug Policy.

3.4       Systematic retrieval of content from the Global Commission on Drug Policy website to create or compile, directly or indirectly, a collection, compilation, database or directory (whether through robots, spiders, automatic devices or manual processes) or creating links to the Global Commission on Drug Policy website without written permission from the Global Commission on Drug Policy is prohibited.

3.5       If third-party websites include links to the the Global Commission on Drug Policy website, the Global Commission on Drug Policy website must be the sole component of the browser window in the case of commercial providers.

4.         Electronic Communication (E-Mail)

4.1       Ordinary E-mail messages sent over the Internet are neither confidential nor secure. They may be viewed by third parties, lost, intercepted or altered. E-mails may circulate across national borders, even if both sender and recipient are located in the same country. In no event should you use ordinary E-mail to transmit personal or confidential information.

4.2       The Global Commission on Drug Policy shall not be liable to you or anybody else for any damages incurred in connection with any messages sent to The Geneva Association using ordinary E-mail or any other electronic messaging system.

4.3       The Global Commission on Drug Policy does not accept responsibility for the content of E-mail messages and E-mail messages shall not be construed as legally binding on the Global Commission on Drug Policy. E-mail messages are intended only for the recipient(s) named in it. Any unauthorized disclosure, use or dissemination, either in whole or in part, of E-mail messages is prohibited. Should you have received an E-mail message in error, please inform the sender immediately by return e-mail and delete this message and any attachments from your system.

5.         Severability Clause

To the extent that any provision of these Terms of Use is found by any competent court or authority to be invalid, unlawful or unenforceable in any jurisdiction, such provision shall be deemed not to be part of this disclaimer but such finding shall not affect the validity, lawfulness or enforceability of the remainder of these Terms of Use in that jurisdiction, nor shall it affect the validity, lawfulness or enforceability of these Terms of Use in any other jurisdiction.

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