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Terms of Use

The web pages available at Results for Development Institute (R4D) and all linked pages are owned and operated by R4D and are accessed by you under the Terms of Use described below ("Terms of Use"). Please read these Terms of Use before using www.resultsfordevelopment.org or any of the features on this site, including, but not limited to, the R4D blog, and social media resources. By using this Website, you accept and agree to be bound by these Terms of Use. If you do not agree to the Terms of Use, please exit R4D’s website and do not access or otherwise use the website. We reserve the right to modify, add, or delete any of these Terms of Use at any time. Continued use of the Website after any modifications, additions, or deletions to the Terms of Use will constitute your acceptance of the Terms of Use, as modified.

Accuracy of Content
R4D makes every effort to ensure that the content of the website is accurate and up-to-date, but R4D does not offer any warranties (whether express implied or otherwise) as to the reliability, accuracy or completeness of the information appearing on the website. R4D may remove material from the Website at its own discretion and without giving any notice.

Intellectual Property Rights
The contents of R4D’s website are protected by copyright, trademark, and other intellectual property laws. This Website may not be used in any manner that violates the privacy rights, publicity rights, copyrights, trademark rights, patent rights, contract rights, or any other rights belonging to R4D or a third party. Unless authorized by the Terms of Use or by the owner of the materials, you are strictly prohibited from modifying, copying, reproducing, republishing, uploading, posting, transmitting, translating, selling, creating derivative works, or distributing in any manner or medium (including email or other electronic means) any material from this Website. Your use of the Website does not grant you ownership of any content, code, data, or other materials you may access on or through the Website. Use of the Website and the services offered on or through the Website are only for your personal and non-commercial use.

When you post or submit any material to this Website, you represent and warrant that you are the owner of the material or have express permission from the owner of the material to post, use, or submit the material. You are solely responsible for any damages resulting from any infringements of copyrights, trademark rights, propriety rights, or any other harm resulting from any uploading, posting, or submission. When you post or submit material to this Website, you grant R4D the right to use the material, royalty-free, and give us the non-exclusive right and license to use, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish, translate display, distribute and create any type of derivative work from the submitted material. Submitting or posting material also grants us the right to identify you as the author of any of your postings or submissions by name, email address, or username, as we deem appropriate.

We respect the intellectual property rights of others and require that people who use R4D’s Website and services available on this Website do the same.

If you believe your work has been copied in a way that constitutes infringement, please forward the following information to our designated offices:

  • Your address, telephone number, and email address;
  • A description of the copyrighted work you claim has been infringed;
  • A description of where the alleged infringing material is located;
  • A statement that you have a good faith belief that the disputed use is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law;
  • An electronic or physical signature of the person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of the copyright interest; and
  • A statement by you, made under penalty of perjury, that the above information in your notice is accurate and that you are the copyright owner or are authorized to act on the copyright owner's behalf.

Message Boards and Other Interactive Features
Message boards, bulletin boards, blogs, and other services may be available on or through this Website. In addition to any other rules or regulations that R4D posts in connection with these particular services, you agree that you shall not upload, post, transmit, distribute, or otherwise publish through the Website or any service or feature made available on or through the Website, any materials which: (a) restrict or inhibit any other user from using and enjoying the Website; (b) are fraudulent, unlawful, threatening, abusive, harassing, libelous, defamatory, or offensive; (c) constitute or encourage conduct that would constitute a criminal offense, give rise to civil liability or otherwise violate any local, state, federal, or international law; (d) violate, plagiarize, or infringe the rights of third parties, including, without limitation, copyright, trademark, trade secret, confidentiality, contract, patent, rights of privacy, or publicity or any other proprietary rights; (e) contain a virus, spyware, or any other harmful content; (f) contain embedded links or advertising of any kind; or (g) constitute or contain false or misleading indications of origin, endorsements, or statements of fact.

R4D has the right, but no obligation, to monitor the content of the message boards, bulletin boards, blogs, and other services available on the Website to determine compliance with Terms of Use and any other operating rules we establish. We maintain the exclusive right to edit, remove, or refuse to post any submitted materials or information. We are not responsible for and do not endorse any of the opinions, advice, or statements posted to the message boards, bulletin boards, blogs, and other services. We are not responsible for any offensive, defamatory, or obscene posting made on the message boards or other features on the Website. We reserve the right to disclose any information we believe necessary to satisfy any Law regulation, or governmental request, or to refuse to post or to remove any information or materials, in whole or in part, that in our sole discretion are inappropriate, objectionable or in violation of these Terms of Use. We also reserve the right to deny access to the Website or any features of the Website to anyone who violates these Terms of Use or who, in our judgment, interferes with the ability of others to enjoy our website or infringes the rights of others. R4D assumes no liability for any action or inaction with respect to any conduct, communication, or posting on the message boards, bulletin boards, blogs, or other services on this Website.

Privacy Policy
R4D knows that you care how information about you is used and shared and it is careful to ensure that any such information that comes into its possession is properly looked after. This Privacy Policy sets out the steps that we take to ensure that any information provided to us is kept secure and confidential and is used only for the purposes for which it is provided.

Personal Information
The only personal information that we will collect is the personal information that you provide to us when you register with us or when you communicate with us through our website. We will at any time, at your request, provide you with a copy of any personal information that we are holding about you. This Website does not use cookies to collect information of any kind.

Purposes for which Personal Information may be used
Any personal information that you provide to us will be used only for the following purposes:

  • To provide information or services to you as requested by you.
  • To let you know about information and services from R4D in which you may be interested.
  • For internal review.
  • To improve the content of the website.
  • To customize the content and /or layout of the website for each individual user.
  • To notify users about updates to the website.
  • Do compile and disclose statistics about our users and their preferences. However, these statistics are anonymous and do not identify individual users.

Disclosure
We will not pass any of your personal information to any third party, other than members of R4D, without your consent.

Marketing and Advertising
No promotional offers or advertising will appear on the www.resultsfordevelopment.org nor will your personal contact information ever be given, sold, or otherwise shared by R4D with third parties for advertising or marketing purposes.

Third Party Sites
You may be able to link from R4D’s Website to third-party websites; conversely, third-party websites may link to R4D’s Website. You acknowledge and agree that R4D’s Website has no responsibility for the information, content, products, services, advertising, code, or other materials which may be provided by or through third-party sites. Links to third-party sites do not constitute an endorsement or sponsorship by R4D’s Website of such third-party sites or the information, content, products, services, advertising, or other materials presented on or through such websites. You agree that R4D and its affiliates are not responsible for any damages that you incur arising from your use of any products or services made available by third-parties through the Website.

Registration and Passwords
To access certain services of this Website, you may need to provide information such as your name, email address, street address, and zip code. By use of these services, you agree to: (a) provide accurate, current, and complete information about you; (b) maintain the security of your password and identification; (c) maintain and promptly update your data and any other information you provide to the Website to keep it accurate, current, and complete; and (d) be fully responsible for all use of your account and for any actions, whether by you or another person, that take place using your account. You will notify us immediately of any unauthorized use of your password or account or any other breach of security. R4D assumes no liability for any loss or damage arising from any unauthorized use of your password or account by a third party. Any reliance on the contents of a third-party site is done at your own risk and you assume all responsibilities and consequences resulting from such reliance. Our use of any personally identifiable information provided by you in regards to obtaining a registration and password is governed by the terms of our Privacy Policy.

Disclaimers
This Website provides links to websites maintained by third parties. Any information, products, or services provided by the third-party sites are maintained by the operators of such sites and not by R4D or our subsidiaries. When these third-party sites are accessed, they are accessed at your own risk.

THE WEBSITE AND ANY CONTENT, MATERIALS, FEATURES, OR PRODUCTS AVAILABLE OR SOLD ON OR THROUGH THIS WEBSITE ARE AVAILABLE ON AN "AS IS" AND "AS AVAILABLE" BASIS, WITHOUT ANY WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING WARRANTIES OF TITLE OR IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY OF FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. ORGANIZATION NAME DOES NOT WARRANT THAT THIS SERVICE WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR-FREE, VIRUS-FREE, NOR DOES ORGANIZATION NAME MAKE ANY WARRANTIES THAT ANY DEFECTS WILL BE CORRECTED.

WE MAKE NO WARRANTY THAT THE WEBSITE OR THE PROVIDED SERVICES WILL MEET USERS' REQUIREMENTS. NO ADVICE, RESULTS OR INFORMATION, WHETHER ORAL OR WRITTEN, OBTAINED BY YOU FROM US OR THROUGH THE WEBSITE SHALL CREATE ANY WARRANTY NOT EXPRESSLY MADE HEREIN. ORGANIZATION NAME ALSO ASSUMES NO RESPONSIBILITY, AND SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR, ANY DAMAGES TO, OR VIRUSES THAT MAY INFECT, YOUR EQUIPMENT ON ACCOUNT OF YOUR ACCESS TO, USE OF, OR BROWSING IN THE WEBSITE OR YOUR DOWNLOADING OF ANY MATERIALS, DATA, TEXT, IMAGES, VIDEO CONTENT, OR AUDIO CONTENT FROM THE WEBSITE. IF YOU ARE DISSATISFIED WITH THE WEBSITE, YOUR SOLE REMEDY IS TO DISCONTINUE USING THE WEBSITE.

WE TRY TO ENSURE THAT THE INFORMATION POSTED ON THE WEBSITE IS CORRECT AND UP-TO-DATE. WE RESERVE THE RIGHT TO CHANGE OR MAKE CORRECTIONS TO ANY OF THE INFORMATION PROVIDED ON THE WEBSITE AT ANY TIME AND WITHOUT ANY PRIOR WARNING. ORGANIZATION NAME NEITHER ENDORSES NOR IS RESPONSIBLE FOR THE ACCURACY OR RELIABILITY OF ANY OPINION, ADVICE OR STATEMENT ON THE WEBSITE, NOR FOR ANY OFFENSIVE, DEFAMATORY, OBSCENE, INDECENT, UNLAWFUL OR INFRINGING POSTING MADE THEREON BY ANYONE OTHER THAN AUTHORIZED ORGANIZATION NAME EMPLOYEE SPOKESPERSONS WHILE ACTING IN THEIR OFFICIAL CAPACITIES (INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, OTHER USERS OF THE WEBSITE). IT IS YOUR RESPONSIBILITY TO EVALUATE THE ACCURACY, COMPLETENESS OR USEFULNESS OF ANY INFORMATION, OPINION, ADVICE OR OTHER CONTENT AVAILABLE THROUGH THE WEBSITE. PLEASE SEEK THE ADVICE OF PROFESSIONALS, AS APPROPRIATE, REGARDING THE EVALUATION OF ANY SPECIFIC INFORMATION, OPINION, ADVICE OR OTHER CONTENT, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO FINANCIAL, HEALTH, OR LIFESTYLE INFORMATION, OPINION, ADVICE OR OTHER CONTENT.

Limitations on Liability
In no event will R4D or its directors, employees, or agents be liable to you or any third person for any direct, indirect, consequential, exemplary, incidental, special, or punitive damages, including for any lost profits or lost data arising from your use of the Website or this service.

Terminations
At any time and without notice, we may suspend, cancel, or terminate your right to use this Website or any portion of the Website. In the event of a suspension, cancellation, or termination, you are no longer authorized to access the part of the Website affected by such suspension, cancellation, or termination.

Other Terms
These Terms of Use constitute the entire agreement between you and R4D regarding the use of the Website and supersede any prior agreements between you and R4D relating to your use of the Website. The failure of R4D to exercise or enforce any right or provision of these Terms of Use shall not constitute a waiver of such right or provision in that or any other instance. If any provision of these Terms of Use is held invalid, the remainder of the Terms of Use shall continue in full force and effect. If any provision of these Terms of Use shall be deemed unlawful, void, or for any other reason unenforceable, then that provision shall be deemed severable from these Terms of Use and shall not affect the validity and enforceability of any remaining provisions. This agreement shall be governed and construed by the laws of the District of Columbia without giving effect to any principles of conflicts of law. The foregoing provisions of these Terms of Use are for the benefit of R4D, its affiliates, and third-party content providers and licensors, and each shall have the right to asset and enforce provisions of the Terms of Use directly and on their own behalf.