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The use of this web site, including the “MRTD Partnership Community Website” constitutes agreement with the following terms and conditions:
 
The International Civil Aviation Organization maintains this web site (the “Site”) as a courtesy to those who may choose to access the Site (“User/Users”). The contents presented herein are for informative purposes only. The International Civil Aviation Organization grants permission to Users to visit the Site and to download and copy the information, documents, articles and materials (collectively, “Materials”) from the Site for the User’s personal, non-commercial use, without any right to resell or redistribute them or to compile or create derivative works therefrom, subject to the terms and conditions outlined below, and also subject to more specific restrictions that may apply to specific Materials within this Site.
 

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This Site may contain advice, opinions and statements of various information providers. The International Civil Aviation Organization does not represent or endorse the accuracy or reliability of any advice, opinion, statement or other information provided by any information provider, any User of this Site or any other person or entity. Reliance upon any such advice, opinion, statement, or other information shall be at the User’s own risk. Neither the International Civil Aviation Organization nor any of its employees, shall be liable to any User or anyone else for any inaccuracy, error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, alteration of or use of any content herein, or for its timeliness or completeness, nor shall they be liable for any failure of performance, computer virus or communication line failure, regardless of cause, or for any damages resulting therefrom.

 
As a condition of use of this Site, the User agrees to indemnify and hold harmless the International Civil Aviation Organization from and against any and all actions, claims, losses, damages, liabilities and expenses (including reasonable attorneys’ fees) arising out of the User’s use of this Site, including, without limitation, any claims alleging facts that if true would constitute a breach by the User of these terms and conditions. If the User is dissatisfied with any Materials on this Site or with any of its terms and conditions, the User’s sole and exclusive remedy is to discontinue using the Site.
 
This Site may contain information on products and/or services as well as links and references to third-party web sites. The information on products and/or services in this Site and/or any third-party web sites is not under the control of the International Civil Aviation Organization, and the International Civil Aviation Organization is not responsible for the content of any linked site or any link contained in a linked site. The International Civil Aviation Organization provides these links only as a convenience, and the inclusion of a link or reference or the information on products and/or services does not imply the endorsement of products and/or services by the International Civil Aviation Organization.

 
This Site may contain Press Releases/Articles from third-party web sites. The User agrees to use the Corporate News Section only to post Materials that are proper and related to the Site. By way of example and not as a limitation, the User agrees that when sending Press Releases/Articles to be posted, he or she shall not do any of the following:

 
(a) Defame, abuse, harass, stalk, threaten or otherwise violate the legal rights (such as rights of privacy and publicity) of others;
 
(b) E-mail, Publish, post, distribute or disseminate any defamatory, infringing, obscene, indecent or unlawful material or information;

 
(c) Upload, e-mail or attach files that contain software or other material protected by intellectual property laws (or by rights of privacy and publicity) unless the User owns or controls the rights thereto or has received all consents therefor as may be required by law;
 
(d) Upload, e-mail or attach files that contain viruses, corrupted files or any other similar software or programs that may damage the operation of another’s computer;
 
(e) Delete any author attributions, legal notices or proprietary designations or labels in any file that is uploaded or e-mailed;
 
(f) Falsify the origin or source of software or other material contained in a file that is uploaded or e-mailed;
 

(g) Conduct or forward surveys, contests or chain letters, or download any file posted by another User of the Corporate News Section that the User knows, or reasonably should know, cannot be legally distributed in such manner.
 
The User acknowledges that Press Releases/Articles sent by other Users and posted on this Site are not endorsed by the International Civil Aviation Organization, and that such communications shall not be considered to have been reviewed, screened or approved by the International Civil Aviation Organization. The International Civil Aviation Organization reserves the right to remove, for any reason and without notice, any content of the Corporate News Section received from Users