Terms & Conditions of Use


Welcome to the International diaspora Engagement Alliance (IdEA)’s website. IdEA and its associates provide their services to you subject to the following conditions. If you visit this website, you accept these conditions. Please read them carefully.

PRIVACY

Please review our Privacy Notice, which also governs your visit to our website, to understand our practices.

ELECTRONIC COMMUNICATIONS

When you visit IdEA or send e-mails to us, you are communicating with us electronically. You consent to receive communications from us electronically. We will communicate with you by e-mail or by posting notices on this site. You agree that all agreements, notices, disclosures and other communications that we provide to you electronically satisfy any legal requirement that such communications be in writing.

COPYRIGHT

All content included on this site, such as text, graphics, logos, button icons, images, audio clips, digital downloads, data, compilations is the property of IdEA or its content suppliers and protected by international copyright laws.  The compilation of all content on this site is the exclusive property of IdEA, with copyright authorship for this collection by IdEA, and protected by international copyright laws.

LICENSE AND SITE ACCESS

IdEA grants you a limited license to access and make personal use of this site and not to download (other than page caching) or modify it, or any portion of it, except with express written consent of IdEA. This license does not include any resale or commercial use of this site or its contents: any collection and use of any product listings, descriptions, or prices: any derivative use of this site or its contents: any downloading or copying of account information for the benefit of another merchant: or any use of data mining, robots, or similar data gathering and extraction tools. This site or any portion of this site may not be reproduced, duplicated, copied, sold, resold, visited, or otherwise exploited for any commercial purpose without express written consent of IdEA. You may not frame or utilize framing techniques to enclose any trademark, logo, or other proprietary information (including images, text, page layout, or form) of IdEA and our associates without express written consent. You may not use any meta tags or any other “hidden text” utilizing IdEA’s name or trademarks without the express written consent of IdEA. Any unauthorized use terminates the permission or license granted by IdEA. You are granted a limited, revocable, and nonexclusive right to create a hyperlink to the home page of IdEA so long as the link does not portray IdEA, its associates, or their products or services in a false, misleading, derogatory, or otherwise offensive matter. You may not use any IdEA logo or other proprietary graphic or trademark as part of the link without express written permission.

REVIEWS, COMMENTS, EMAILS, AND OTHER CONTENT

IdEA users may post reviews, comments, and other content: and submit suggestions, ideas, comments, questions, or other information, so long as the content is not illegal, obscene, threatening, defamatory, invasive of privacy, infringing of intellectual property rights, or otherwise injurious to third parties or objectionable and does not consist of or contain software viruses, political campaigning, commercial solicitation, chain letters, mass mailings, or any form of “spam.” You may not use a false e-mail address, impersonate any person or entity, or otherwise mislead as to the origin of a card or other content. IdEA reserves the right (but not the obligation) to remove or edit such content, but does not regularly review posted content. If you do post content or submit material, and unless we indicate otherwise, you grant IdEA and its associates a nonexclusive, royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable, and fully sub-licensable right to use, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish, translate, create derivative works from, distribute, and display such content throughout the world in any media. You grant IdEA and its associates and sublicensees the right to use the name that you submit in connection with such content, if they choose. You represent and warrant that you own or otherwise control all of the rights to the content that you post: that the content is accurate: that use of the content you supply does not violate this policy and will not cause injury to any person or entity: and that you will indemnify IdEA or its associates for all claims resulting from content you supply. IdEA has the right but not the obligation to monitor and edit or remove any activity or content. IdEA takes no responsibility and assumes no liability for any content posted by you or any third party.

APPLICABLE LAW

By visiting IdEA, you agree that the laws of the District of Columbia, United States without regard to principles of conflict of laws, will govern these Conditions of Use and any dispute of any sort that might arise between you and IdEA or its associates.

DISPUTES

Any dispute relating in any way to your visit to IdEA shall be submitted to confidential arbitration in District of Columbia, United States, except that, to the extent you have in any manner violated or threatened to violate IdEA’s intellectual property rights, IdEA may seek injunctive or other appropriate relief in any state or federal court in District of Columbia, United States, and you consent to exclusive jurisdiction and venue in such courts. Arbitration under this agreement shall be conducted under the rules then prevailing of the American Arbitration Association. The arbitrators award shall be binding and may be entered as a judgment in any court of competent jurisdiction. To the fullest extent permitted by applicable law, no arbitration under this Agreement shall be joined to an arbitration involving any other party subject to this Agreement, whether through class arbitration proceedings or otherwise.

SITE POLICIES, MODIFICATION, AND SEVERABILITY

Please review our other policies. These policies also govern your visit to IdEA. We reserve the right to make changes to our site, policies, and these Conditions of Use at any time. If any of these conditions shall be deemed invalid, void, or for any reason unenforceable, that condition shall be deemed severable and shall not affect the validity and enforceability of any remaining condition.

GENERAL DISCLAIMER

This website does not state or reflect the views or opinions of the U.S. Government or Calvert Foundation. If you require official government information, please obtain it directly from www.state.gov/ or www.usaid.gov and if you require official Calvert Foundation information, please obtain it through http://www.calvertfoundation.org/ not through other sources that may change the information in some way to exclude material crucial to the understanding of that information.

DISCLAIMER OF ENDORSEMENT

The information posted on this website may contain hypertext links or pointers to information created and maintained by other public and private organizations. These links and pointers are provided for visitors’ convenience. IdEA does not control or guarantee the accuracy, relevance, timeliness, or completeness of any linked information. Further, the inclusion of links or pointers to other websites is not intended to assign importance to those sites and the information contained therein, nor is it intended to endorse, recommend, or favor any views expressed, or commercial products or services offered on these outside sites, or the organizations sponsoring the sites, by trade name, trademark, manufacture, or otherwise.

Reference in this website to any specific commercial products, processes, or services, or the use of any trade, firm, or corporation name is for the information and convenience of the site’s visitors, and does not constitute endorsement, recommendation, or favoring by the U.S. Government, Calvert Foundation or IdEA.

The views and opinions of authors expressed herein shall not be used for advertising or product endorsement purposes.

DISCLAIMER OF LIABILITY

Every effort is made to provide accurate and complete information. However, IdEA cannot guarantee that there will be no errors. IdEA makes no claims, promises, or guarantees about the accuracy, completeness, or adequacy of the contents of this website and expressly disclaims liability for errors and omissions in the contents of this website.

With respect to the content of this site, neither the United States Government, Calvert Foundation, nor their employees and contractors make any warranty, expressed or implied or statutory, including but not limited to the warranties of non-infringement of third party rights, title, and the warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose with respect to content available from this website or other Internet resources linked from it.

Neither the U.S. Government nor Calvert Foundation assume any legal liability for the accuracy, completeness, or usefulness of any information, product, or process disclosed herein, nor freedom from computer virus, and do not represent that use of such information, product, or process would not infringe on privately owned rights.

QUESTIONS

Questions regarding our Terms of Conditions or other policy related material can be directed to our staff by clicking on the “Contact Us” link in the top menu or you can email us at: info@diasporaalliance.org.