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2. Who makes the content and services on this website available to me and what should I do if I have questions, comments, complaints or enquiries?
Global Disability Watch is owned and managed by The Critical Institute, a non-profit, voluntary organisation registered in Malta.
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3. What are our terms for the use of content on this website?
Content on the Global Disability Watch website, including news, information, art work, text, blog, video, audio, podcast and picture (collectively “materials”) content is protected by copyrights laws. You may only access and use the material for personal or educational purposes. Any alteration/modification either in whole or in part or usage of the materials violates the copyrights laws. You may not modify/alter content for any purpose without written consent from The Critical Institute. Except as provided below, while you may share our reports directly from our website using social media (e.g. Facebook, Twitter etc.), you may not reproduce or republish or exhibit publicly material on this website on third party websites.
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3.2 The content on this website has been compiled from a variety of sources and is subject to change without any further notice.
3.3 In the case of links to and from third party sites, these sites are not under our control and we do not assume responsibility or liability for the materials available at such linked sites. The links have been provided for reference and for convenience.
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3.5 Unless specified, we do not own the copyright to material hosted in our literature section. This is clearly attributed to the author/s and the respective organisation/s. This resource is a reference and all articles are from sources on the internet (in large) in open access format and available to everyone. We respect copyright content and circulate material from websites that allow redistribution of their content. All articles and its respective author/s are clearly referenced. Documents hosted directly on our website are hosted with stated permission from the author/s. If you believe that we have content on our website that is in breach of copyright law, please do not hesitate to contact us.
3.6 Unless clearly specified, none of the audio/visual content is hosted on our site. All media is embedded from third party sites such as YouTube and is available to everyone else. Therefore, this site has no control over copyright issues of the material. All issues concerning copyright violations should be aimed at the third party sites hosting the material. The Critical Institute is not in a position to confirm which material is in public domain, which has been uploaded to e.g. YouTube by the owner and which has been without his/her permission. We are therefore willing to remove any violating material immediately upon request. The copyright owner must further contact the source to remove his/her material from the web.
3.7 You assume full responsibility for using the information on this site, and you understand and agree that The Critical Institute, its partners and partners of Global Disability Watch, are not responsible or liable for any claim, loss, or damage resulting from its use by you or any user. While we try to keep the information on the site as accurate as possible, we disclaim any warranty concerning its complete accuracy, timeliness, and completeness, and any other warranty, express or implied. We do not warrant that access to the site will be error-or virus-free.
3.8 The Critical Institute, its partners and Global Disability Watch partners:
3.8.1. cannot vouch for the veracity of stories of news agencies or those cited from third party news media.
3.8.2. cannot vouch for veracity or content of comments posted by readers on the website.
3.8.3. cannot account for omissions, errors or inaccuracies from third parties
3.9 We reserve all of our rights in content and online services delivered on this website. Nothing in the Terms grants you a right or licence to use any trade mark, design right or copyright owned or controlled by us or any other third party except as expressly provided in the Terms. Any usage of the www.globaldisability.org trademark or logo without our written consent constitutes a violation of of copyright laws.