Terms of use

The World Food Forum (WFF) is an independent global network of partners, created for and led by youth, to spark a youth movement to transform our global food systems and achieve the Sustainable Development Goals, including “zero hunger”. The WFF website is managed by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) but does not constitute an integral part of FAO’s official website nor does the WFF constitute an integral part of FAO.

Use of this website www.world-food-forum.org and all pages in this domain, constitutes acceptance of the following Terms of Use.

DISCLAIMER

FAO and WFF disclaim any liability or responsibility arising from the use of the WFF website. FAO, WFF, their staff and partners, shall not be liable for any financial or other consequences whatsoever arising from the use of the content of the WFF website, including the inappropriate, improper, or fraudulent use of such content.

The designations employed, opinions expressed, and the presentation of information on the WFF website do not imply the expression of any opinion whatsoever on the part of FAO or WFF concerning the legal or development status of any country, territory, city or area or of its authorities, or concerning the delimitation of its frontiers or boundaries. The mention of specific companies or products of manufacturers, whether or not these have been patented, does not imply that these have been endorsed or recommended by FAO or WFF in preference to others of a similar nature that are not mentioned.

Information on this site is provided on an "as is" and "as available" basis. FAO and WFF make every effort to ensure, but do not guarantee, the accuracy, completeness or authenticity of the information on the WFF website. FAO and WFF reserve the right to alter, limit or discontinue any part of this service at its discretion. Under no circumstances shall FAO and WFF be liable for any loss, damage, liability or expense suffered that is claimed to result from the use of information posted on this site, including without limitation, any fault, error, omission, interruption or delay.

No part of these Terms of Use shall constitute or be interpreted as a waiver of the privileges and immunities of FAO and its staff.

THIRD-PARTY LINKS AND MATERIAL

This website may contain links and references to third-party web sites.

Hyperlinks to non-WFF websites are provided only for information or research purposes, and do not imply any official endorsement of or responsibility on the part of FAO or WFF for the opinions, ideas, data or products presented at these locations, or guarantee the validity of the information provided. The sole purpose of links to non-WFF websites is to indicate further information available on related topics. The information is provided on the basis that users accessing the platform assume responsibility for assessing its relevance, accuracy and suitability for application.

The WFF website may include third party copyright material for which rights and permissions must be obtained from the copyright holder(s) indicated.

Users are encouraged to establish hyperlinks to the WFF website and prior permission is not required. The WFF logo can be used when linking to the WFF website. The FAO logo must not be used, unless prior permission has been granted.

DISCUSSION FORA AND COMMENTING TOOLS

The WFF website contains specialized discussion fora and commenting tools. When participating, users agree not to:

  • defame, abuse, harass, threaten or otherwise violate the rights of others;
  • publish, post, distribute or disseminate defamatory, infringing, obscene, indecent or unlawful material;
  • upload or attach files that contain software or other material protected by intellectual property laws unless the user owns or controls the rights and has received all necessary permissions;
  • upload, email, transmit or otherwise make available unsolicited advertising of any goods or services, or conduct or forward surveys, contests, "spam" or chain letters, etc.

Users specifically acknowledge that FAO and WFF are not liable for the conduct of any other user on the WFF website. Users posting material that falls into the above categories will be removed and/or banned from participating in the related fora and commenting tools.

SECURITY

For site security purposes and to ensure that this service remains available to all users, FAO employs software programs to monitor network traffic to identify unauthorized attempts to upload or change information, or otherwise cause damage.

Except for authorized investigations and to maintain required correspondence files, no other attempts are made to identify individual users or their usage habits. Raw data logs are used to determine the number of users and, occasionally, which general domains are accessing the FAO and WFF websites. The FAO and WFF websites do not use persistent cookies and data gathered are scheduled for regular destruction in accordance with United Nations and FAO guidelines.

Any information provided to FAO or WFF by users is held with the utmost care and security, and is not used in any manner other than that set forth in the Privacy Policy, or in any additional site-specific policies.

All FAO and WFF employees who have access to or are associated with the processing of personal data are obliged to respect the confidentiality of official business matters, including personal data.

NOTIFICATION OF AMENDMENTS

FAO and WFF reserve the right to amend this Terms of Use at its own discretion.

 

 

If you would like to file a grievance with the World Food Forum, please email to [email protected].

 

 

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