Privacy Policy

TERMS OF USE

These Terms of Use (this “Agreement”) set forth the terms for accessing and using the website https://www.newtbvaccines.org (the “Website”) operated by the Stop TB Partnership Working Group on New TB Vaccines (“WGNV,” “we” or “our”), in collaboration with the International AIDS Vaccine Initiative (“IAVI”). By accessing the Website you consent to the terms of this Agreement, as amended. We may update or amend this Agreement from time to time in the future. When revised, the new Terms of Use will be posted on our website and the “Last Updated” below the policy will reflect the date of the most recent amendments. Therefore, we encourage you to periodically visit our Terms of Use to review the most recent form.

1.  DESCRIPTION OF WEBSITE

The mission of the WGNV is to facilitate research and development of new vaccines to prevent TB by providing an inclusive forum for stakeholders to engage in scientific exchange, build consensus on key issues, and advocate for greater support and investment in TB vaccine R&D. Subject to the terms of this Agreement, WGNV provides the Website indiscriminately to visitors for informational purposes.

WGNV’s Website contains general information about tuberculosis (TB) vaccine research. We do our best to ensure that this information is accurate and current, but we do not represent, warrant or guarantee the accuracy of this data.

2. THIRD PARTY WEBSITES

WGNV’s Website contains links to third-party websites. Our inclusion of a link is not intended to constitute an endorsement of or affiliation with the owner or sponsor of such websites. WGNV is not responsible for the contents of any linked website or any link contained in a linked website.

3. WGNV DOES NOT PROVIDE MEDICAL ADVICE

Data and information contained on the WGNV Website is for informational purposes only. Proper medical diagnosis, treatment and other medical advice should always be obtained from a qualified healthcare provider.

4. USE OF THE WEBSITE

You must access and use the Website, and any content or data contained therein, in compliance with applicable law.

5. DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTIES

WGNV provides the site on an “as is” and on an “as available” basis. To the fullest extent permitted by applicable law, WGNV makes no representations or warranties of any kind, express or implied, regarding the use of the Website, in terms of the correctness, accuracy, reliability of any information contained therein, or otherwise.

6. LIMITATION OF LIABILITY

To the greatest extent permitted by applicable law, neither WGNV nor IAVI shall not be liable for any special, indirect, consequential, or incidental damages, or damages for lost profits, loss of revenue, or loss of use, arising out of or related to the Website, its content or any related  information, whether such damages arise in contract, negligence, tort, under statute, in equity, at law, or otherwise, even if it has been advised of the possibility of such damages. WGNV and IAVI’s respective liability to any user shall be limited to proven direct damages in an amount not exceeding five hundred dollars ($500.00).

7. INDEMNIFICATION

User agrees to indemnify, defend and hold WGNV and IAVI, along with their respective funders, subsidiaries, affiliates, members, managers, officers, employees, contractors, and agents, harmless from any claim or demand, including reasonable attorneys’ fees and costs, made by any third party due to or arising from a user’s violation of these Terms of Use.

8. GOVERNING LAW

This Agreement is governed by the internal substantive laws of the State of New York, without giving effect to any choice of law rules. You expressly agree that the exclusive jurisdiction for any dispute with WGNV or IAVI, its affiliates, subsidiaries, employees, contractors, officers, directors, agents and content providers, that in any way relates to your use of the WGNV  Website, or the information contained therein, resides in the courts of the State of New York.

9. COPYRIGHT AND TRADEMARK INFORMATION

All content included or available on the Website, including site design, text, graphics, interfaces, and the selection and arrangements thereof is copyrighted material of the United Nations Office of Project Services (UNOPS), with all rights reserved, or is subject to third parties’ intellectual property rights. Any use of materials on the Website, including reproduction, modification, distribution, or replication, any form of data extraction or data mining, or other commercial exploitation of any kind, without prior written permission of WGNV is strictly prohibited. User agrees not use any robot, spider, or other automatic device, or manual process to monitor or copy the Website or the content contained therein without prior written permission of WGNV.

All trademarks displayed on the Website are the trademarks of their respective owners, and do not constitute any affiliation with or represent an endorsement of such businesses, or their goods or services.

10. ENTIRE AGREEMENT

This Agreement and WGNV’s Online Privacy Policy found on WGNV’s website, as modified from time to time in accordance with their respective terms, constitute the complete and exclusive agreement between the parties with respect to the subject matter hereof.

11. SEVERABILITY

If any provision of this Agreement shall be unlawful, void or unenforceable for any reason, the other provisions (and any partially enforceable provision) shall not be affected thereby and shall remain valid and enforceable to the maximum possible extent.

   Last updated: 30 October 2019