IISD Website Terms and Conditions
Last updated on Monday, February 1, 2021
2. Ethics and Compliance
To view our Ethics and Compliance Policy, see https://www.iisd.org/ethics-and-compliance
3. Links to Outside Resources
IISD.org may link to other external resources (such as websites, mobile applications, etc.). In doing so, we are not—either directly or indirectly—implying any approval, association, sponsorship, endorsement, or affiliation unless specifically stated. Such linked websites are independent of IISD, and IISD has no control over the content of such websites. Consequently, IISD cannot be held liable and makes no warranty or representation whatsoever as to the accuracy, timeliness, and/or completeness of the information contained on such websites.
4. Copyright and Permissions
The Website is owned and operated by IISD. Any and all content, data, graphics, photographs, images, audio, video, software, systems, processes, trademarks, trade names, and other information contained in the Website (collectively, the “Content”) are proprietary to IISD or third-party licensors. The Content is protected by Canadian, United States, and international copyright and trademark laws.
Open Use Policy
IISD publishes all content (with the exception of photos, see Point 5) under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International (CC BY-NC-SA 4.0) licence, which requires that:
- Attribution to IISD is given and a link to the CC licence is included.
- The material cannot be used for commercial purposes.
- If the material is remixed, transformed, or built upon, distribution of this altered material must also be under a CC licence.
Under this licence, users of the Website are encouraged to use IISD published material for their own non-commercial use. For online use, in addition to the link back URL to the Creative Commons licence, we ask that you also provide a link back to the Website URL where the original content can be found.
If you are interested in using IISD material for commercial purposes, please contact us firstname.lastname@example.org for permission.
Republishing IISD Reports and Linking to IISD.org URLs
We do not allow for our published reports and other publications (“IISD Reports”) to be reproduced or otherwise made available for download on non-IISD websites without prior permission. We request that you use the IISD.org URL when linking to our IISD Reports. This ensures we are able to accurately track the use of our research and communications outputs for evaluation purposes.
Permission is not required for the use of IISD links on outside websites. We encourage links to our Website wherever possible.
If you are interested in having an IISD publication available as a downloadable resource on your website, pleas contact us for permission:
Kathy Clark, Senior Communications Manager
The majority of photos found on the Website, in IISD publications, and in communications outputs are acquired from third-party stock photo providers. We cannot give permission for the use of these photos.
6. Changes and Amendments
7. Disclaimer/Limitation of Liability
Although we strive to update and keep accurate as much as possible the content contained on the Website, errors and/or omissions may occur and we cannot guarantee it is accurate and complete at all times.
Accordingly, to the extent permitted by applicable law, the Website, including the content provided herein, is being provided on an “as is” and “as available” basis and without any warranties or conditions of any kind, either express or implied. IISD disclaims all warranties and conditions, express or implied, including, but not limited to, implied warranties and conditions of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, and non-infringement. IISD does not warrant that the functions on the Website will be uninterrupted, error-free, or free of viruses or other harmful components.
In no event shall IISD, its affiliates, officers, employees, agents, and licensors be liable for any direct, indirect, incidental, special, or consequential damages that result from or are in connection with the use of, or the inability to use, the Website, any content, even if IISD has been advised of the possibility of such damages. We do not warrant the accuracy, completeness, reliability, or currency of any content.
“International Institute for Sustainable Development” and “IISD” are trademarks of IISD. All non-IISD trademarks appearing on the Website are property of their respective owners. Our trademarks may not be used in any manner for any purpose without our express written consent.
10. Applicable Laws
11. Acceptance of These Terms
You acknowledge that you have read and agree to these Terms and Conditions.
For more information, please contact:
IISD Publishing at email@example.com.