Terms and Conditions

Please read these terms and conditions carefully as they contain important information about your rights and obligations.

Introduction

These Terms and Conditions of use (‘Terms and Conditions’) refer to the official website of the he Research and Information Systems in Africa (RISA) Fund (‘RISA, ‘our’, ‘we’ or ‘us’), which is accessible via the address www.risa-fund.org  and its variations (‘Website’). Together these Terms and Conditions, the Privacy and Cookies policies, other site sections, and any web page-specific Terms and Conditions that may be shown on the Website from time to time, form the entire agreement between you and us (‘Agreement’). If you do not agree to be legally bound by this Agreement please leave the Website immediately. By using the Website you (‘User’ or ‘you’) agree to these Terms and Conditions.

Accuracy

The RISA Fund is not responsible for the accuracy of the information on these pages, and cannot be held liable for claims or losses. RISA nevertheless does its best to ensure that all information on the Website is accurate. If you find any inaccurate information on the Website please let the Website managers know by sending an email to info@risa-fund.org and we will correct it, where we agree, as soon as practicable.

External Links

This Website may contain links to other websites and content belonging to or originating from third parties. Such external links are not investigated, monitored, or checked for accuracy, adequacy, validity, reliability, availability or completeness by us. The RISA Fund does not endorse or assume responsibility for any information offered by these third-party websites.

The RISA Fund makes every effort to ensure that its computer infrastructure is error- and virus-free but does not warrant that any material available for downloading from the Website will be free from infection, viruses and/ or other code that has contaminating or destructive properties. You are responsible for implementing sufficient procedures and virus checks (including anti-virus and other security checks) to satisfy your particular requirements for the accuracy of data input and output.

Multiple Content Providers

RISA is not responsible for the thoughts and opinions of third-party contributors published in articles, posts, featured pieces, or opinions. Views expressed by the authors are theirs alone.

Liability

The information on the Website is not intended to address your particular requirements. Such information does not constitute any form of advice or recommendation by us and is not intended to be solely relied upon by you in making (or refraining from making) any specific decisions. You should take your own advice and/ or make specific enquiries and independently verify any information before relying upon it. 

The Website contains copyright material, trade names and marks and other proprietary information, including, but not limited to, text, software, photos and graphics, and may in future include video, graphics, music and sound (‘Content’). The Content is protected by copyright law, registered and unregistered trade marks, database rights and other intellectual property rights. 

The RISA Fund programme, its licensors, or authorised contributors own the copyright, database right and other intellectual property rights in the selection, coordination, arrangement and enhancement of such Content, as well as in the Content original to it. You may not modify, publish, transmit, participate in the transfer or sale of, create derivative works from, or in any way exploit, any of the Content, in whole or in part RISA as provided in these Terms and Conditions. 

You may download information from the Website for your own personal use only. RISA as otherwise expressly permitted under copyright law, no copying, redistribution, retransmission, publication or commercial exploitation of downloaded material will be permitted without our express permission or that of the copyright owner. In the event of any permitted copying, redistribution or publication of copyright material, no changes in or deletion of author attribution, trademark legend or copyright notice shall be made. You acknowledge that you do not acquire any ownership rights by downloading copyright material.

There may be information on this Website that contains typographical errors or omissions, including descriptions, availability, and other information. We reserve the right to correct any errors, inaccuracies, or omissions and to change or update the information on the site at any time, without prior notice.

We reserve the right to change, modify, or remove the contents of the Website at any time for any reason at our sole discretion without notice. However, we have no obligation to update any information on our Website. We also reserve the right to modify or discontinue all or part of the Website without notice at any time. We will not be liable to you or any third party for any modification, price change, suspension, or discontinuance of the Site.

We cannot guarantee the Website will be available at all times. We may experience hardware, software or other problems or need to perform maintenance related to the Website, resulting in interruptions, delays, or errors. We reserve the right to change, revise, update, suspend, discontinue, or otherwise modify the Website at any time or for any reason without notice to you. You agree that we have no liability whatsoever for any loss, damage, or inconvenice caused by your inability to access or use the Website during any downtime or discontinuance of the Website. Nothing in these Terms and Conditions will be construed to obligate us to maintain and support the Site or to supply any corrections, updates or releases in connection therewith.

We will remove any material that infringes users’ copyright according to the Digital Millennium Copyright Act.

You may link your website to the home page of the Website, provided you do so in a way that is fair and legal and does not damage our reputation or take advantage of it, but you must not establish a link in such a way as to suggest any form of association, approval or endorsement on our part where none exists. RISA reserves the right on demand, as it in its discretion thinks to, to direct you to remove any links to the Website from your website and you shall promptly comply with any such direction or any other lawful direction that we may give to you in relation to the placing of any such link on your website. You must not establish a link from any website that is not owned by you. 

Our Website (or any part of its or content on it) must not be framed on any other site, nor may you create a link to any part of the Website other than the home page. We reserve the right to withdraw linking permission without notice. The website from which you are linking must comply in all respects with the content standards set out above.