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Terms & Conditions of Use of CRP Dryland Systems Website

These Terms of Use (“Terms”) govern Your access to and use of the website (“Site”) which is managed and administered by the International Center for Agricultural Research in the Dry Areas (“ICARDA”).
ICARDA reserves the right to change, correct, amend, alter or otherwise modify any content of the Site at any time and without prior notice. Any modifications shall be posted on this Site and will become effective from the new date.

  • Acceptance
    By accessing or using the Site You agree to be bound by these Terms. If You do not agree to be bound by these Terms, please exit the Site immediately.


  • Materials Accessible through the Site

    Throughout the Site you may access materials including but not limited to images, information, documents, audio recordings, videos and services (“Materials”) either (i) developed and made available by ICARDA (“ICARDA Materials“), or (ii) made available by contributors through a blog or other service of the Site (“Contributed Materials”), or (iii) belonging to or originating from third parties (including CGIAR Centers and CGIAR Research Programs) and aggregated on the Site and/or made accessible through links to third party websites (“Third Party Materials”).

  • Intellectual Property Ownership and Permitted Use

    Copyright in the material available at this site is owned by ICARDA and/or third parties, and may only be used in the ways described in this notice. Materials owned by third parties that are cited, referenced or linked to in this site are governed by the intellectual property and copyright rules pertaining to their original sources.
    ICARDA’s mission is to create international public goods; as such ICARDA Materials are made available in the most open and easily accessible way.  ICARDA licenses its Material to You under a Creative Commons Attribution-Non-Commercial-Share-Alike License. This means that you may download, copy, reproduce, republish, modify, post, broadcast, transmit, distribute, make available to the public, or otherwise use ICARDA Materials in any way, provided that (i) You attribute the work and any identified source, (ii) Your use is for non-commercial, research, educational or personal purposes, and (iii) You, in turn, license such Materials under the same conditions.  Should You wish to deviate from these conditions, please contact ICARDA in order to seek prior authorization.

  • Third Party Materials

    Your use of Third Party Materials is solely governed by the terms of use contained in the third party websites such Third Party Materials originate from. Third Party Materials are outside the domain, control and responsibility of ICARDA which is providing access to them as a convenience only. No endorsement by ICARDA is therefore hereby implied.

  • Contributed Materials

    By posting Contributed Materials, contributors agree to grant ICARDA, its successors and assigns, a perpetual, worldwide, non-exclusive, royalty-free, sub-licensable and transferable license to use, copy, modify, perform, publish and disseminate the Contributed Materials on the Site and in derivative works, and warrant that the exercise of such rights does not infringe any third party rights, including copyright. If the foregoing is false, Contributor shall defend, indemnify, and hold ICARDA harmless from any resulting claims, damages or costs (including reasonable attorney fees).

  • Prohibited Use

    This Site, including the Materials, cannot be used for any unlawful purpose or in any way that would violate the rights of others, including intellectual property rights. The user agrees not use ICARDA’s name and logo without our prior written authorization.

  • Disclaimer/ Limitation of Liability

    The Site is provided by ICARDA “as is”. ICARDA makes every effort to ensure, but makes no warranties, either express or implied, as to the accuracy, reliability, timeliness, non-infringement, merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose of any of the Materials. In no event shall ICARDA be liable for any loss or damages of any nature, including special, indirect, punitive or consequential damages, arising in connection with the access, use or reliance on any of the Materials.

  • Indemnification

    You agree to indemnify and hold ICARDA, its employees, officers, trustees and affiliates, harmless from any claims, losses or damages, including legal fees, resulting from your violation of these Terms or your use of the Site, including any of the Materials, and to fully cooperate in ICARDA’s defense against any such claims.