Terms of use: CapacityforConservation.org website

Use of this website is subject to these terms of use. If you do not accept these terms of use, you are not authorised to use or continue using this website.

We may amend these terms of use at any time and the revised version will be effective immediately when it is displayed here.

If you have any comments or questions concerning these terms of use, please contact us by email at [email protected].

1. Definitions

For the purposes of these Terms and Conditions (a) ”Collaboration” means the parties who have licensed their data for non-commercial use in connection with the website; and (b) “FFI” means Fauna & Flora International, the owner and service provider of the website.

2. Information about us

This website is owned by Fauna & Flora International (FFI), a limited company registered in England under company number 2677068 and a registered charity under charity number 1011102, whose registered office is at The David Attenborough Building, Pembroke St, Cambridge CB2 3QZ, UK.

3. Acceptable use

In accessing any part of this website, you agree:

4. Limited use

4.1. No Commercial use without permission

The website, its data and any derivatives may be used for conservation purposes, scientific analysis or research only. The website, its data and derivatives may not be used, downloaded, distributed, made available or otherwise used for any Commercial Use without prior written permission with the exception of viewing on screen. ‘Commercial Use’ means any use of the website data by an individual or entity operating within or on behalf of or to the benefit of any organisation other than a not-for-profit organisation.

4.2. No electronic publishing, sub-licensing or redistributing of the website data

The website, its data and derivatives may not be published or exposed electronically, including online, or be sub-licensed in whole or in part without prior written permission. To apply for permission, please contact us at [email protected].

4.3. Use of the website within a non-approved web or desktop conservation application

The website may not be used in whole or in part within any web or desktop application without prior written permission and any such use is subject to separate terms and conditions. To apply for permission, please contact us at [email protected].

4.4. Use of website from outside the UK

Whilst we welcome all visitors to this website, we cannot guarantee that the website is appropriate or available for use in any territory. Those who visit the website from outside the UK are responsible for complying with all applicable laws. If use of the website breaches any law in your jurisdiction(s), you may not use the website and you must exit immediately.

5. Intellectual property and use of content

All rights in and to the website data and derivatives as well as any other materials available on the website remain with the parties to the Collaboration and their licensors and no rights in such website other than those expressly stated in these Terms and Conditions are granted to you. BirdLife and FFI, RSPB, the Tropical Biology Association, University of Cambridge, and their associated logos are the property of the respective service mark holders, and any use, reproduction, display or publication without permission is strictly prohibited.

6. Disclaimer of Endorsements

Permission to use the website and associated data and derivatives does not constitute endorsement of the context or publication in which it is used, and no such endorsement shall be stated or implied.

7. Citation

You must ensure that the following citation is always clearly reproduced in any report or other record or in any online format which reproduces website data in whole or in part:

“Capacity for Conservation data downloaded from the website. Provided by BirdLife International and Fauna & Flora International. Please contact [email protected] for further information.”

8. Currency of the website and updates

Unless required to do so for specific analyses, you should not use any version of the website data and derivatives after they have been superseded by subsequent versions. It is your responsibility to check if an update of the website data or derivatives is available and to use the latest version.

9. Your account and password

If you choose, or are provided with a username, user ID, password or any other piece of information as part of our security procedures, you must treat such information as confidential. You must not disclose it to any third party.

We have the right to disable any username, user ID, or password, whether chosen by you or allocated by us, at any time, if in our reasonable opinion you have failed to comply with any of the provisions of these terms of use.

If you know or suspect that anyone other than you knows your username, user ID, or password, you must promptly notify us at info [email protected].

10. Uploading content to our site

Any content you upload to our site will be considered non-confidential and non-proprietary. You retain all of your ownership rights in your content, but you are required to grant us and the Collaborators and other users of the website an unlimited worldwide non-exclusive licence to use, store, copy, modify, distribute and publish that content and to make it available to third parties.

We also have the right to disclose your identity to any third party who is claiming that any content posted or uploaded by you to our site constitutes a violation of their intellectual property rights, or of their right to privacy.

We will not be responsible, or liable to any third party, for the content or accuracy of any content posted by you or any other user of our website.

We have the right to remove any posting you make on our website if, in our opinion, your post does not comply with the content standards set out above under the heading “Acceptable Use”.

You are solely responsible for securing and backing up your content.

11. Personal details

If you supply us with personal details through this website, you consent to us maintaining, recording, holding and using such personal data in accordance with our Privacy Policy.

12. Feedback and revised information

The Collaboration endeavours to maintain accurate and up-to-date data on the website. In order to assist in that endeavour, we welcome feedback on the quality, reliability and accuracy of the website data.

To improve the website, the Collaboration welcomes revised data, by making such contributions, you hereby grant to the Collaboration a perpetual, world-wide, irrevocable, royalty free license to use, store, copy, modify, distribute and publish such contributions in any format or medium.

Further, by making such contributions you represent and warrant that you own all necessary rights and/or permission to make such contributions available under the aforementioned license. The Collaboration shall have the right, but no obligation, to incorporate such contributions into the website.

13. Availability and our liability

Owing to the nature of the internet, we cannot guarantee that this website or the websites to which it is linked will always be available to you. You should ensure that you have appropriate protection against viruses and other security arrangements in place whilst using the internet.

Although every reasonable effort has been made to ensure that the information on this website was accurate at the time of publication, this website and any information or other material contained in it are made available strictly on the basis that you accept it on an ‘as is’ and ‘as available’ basis and the content is provided for general information only. Although we make reasonable efforts to update the information on our website, we make no representations, warranties or guarantees, whether express or implied, that the content on our website is accurate, complete or up-to-date.

Where you rely on any information or other material contained in this website, you do so entirely at your own risk and you accept that all warranties, conditions and undertakings, express or implied, whether by common law, statute, trade usage, course of dealings or otherwise in respect of this website are excluded to the fullest extent permitted by law.

We exclude all liability whatever, to the fullest extent permitted by law, in respect of any loss or damage resulting or arising from any non-availability or use of this website or of any other website linked to it, or from reliance on the contents of this website or any material or content accessed through it.

Links from this website are provided for information and convenience only and we have no control over and cannot therefore accept responsibility or liability for the content of any linked third party website.

14. Law and jurisdiction

These Terms of Use shall be governed by the law of England and Wales. Any dispute arising from these terms shall be dealt with by the courts of England and Wales.