The website https://www.gendersmart.eu/ (“the Website”) is the official website for Gender SMART, a EU funded research project about achieving gender equality in Research Performing and Research Funding Organizations operating in the agricultural and life sciences research field.
The Cirad, Centre de Coopération Internationale de recherche Agronomique pour le Développement, located 42 rue Scheffer, 75116 Paris, France, is the editor, publisher, and hosting company for the Website.
Therefore, by using this Website, Users accept all following terms and conditions. Users must refrain from visiting this Website if they do not accept these Terms.
Access to the Website
By using this Website, Users acknowledge having made sure that their device is exempt from any virus and in perfect operating condition.
Users are kindly reminded that the confidentiality of correspondence cannot be guaranteed on the Internet network and that every Internet user is responsible for taking all appropriate measures to protect their own data and/or software from contamination by any viruses that may be circulating on the Internet.
The CIRAD shall not be held responsible for any direct or indirect damages due to access, use or content loading on the Website such as a virus infecting Users’ computer or any other device.
The CIRAD does everything possible to ensure available access to the Website on a 24/7 basis, except from a case of force majeure or an event beyond its control, excluded potential breakdowns or maintenance operations required to secure the well-functioning of the Website and its services.
Therefore, the CIRAD can guarantee neither the availability of the Website and/or services nor transmissions reliability or performance regarding response time or quality. No technical assistance by telephone or electronical means is provided to Users.
The CIRAD shall not be held responsible in case of unavailability of the Website and/or the use of the services.
The CIRAD may also interrupt access to the Website or all or part of the services at any time and without notice, without producing any ground of compensation. Users acknowledge and agree that the CIRAD is not liable for any interruption and its consequences for Users or any third party.
Content of the Website
Information and/or documentation available on the Website and/or accessible via the Website comes from sources deemed reliable.
However, it might contain technical misstatements or typographical mistakes. That being so, the CIRAD may reserve the right to correct them upon discovery.
Users are therefore encouraged to verify that said information and/or documentation is accurate and relevant.
Moreover, the information and/or documentation available on the Website may at any time be subject to modification or update. Notably, it is brought to the Users’ attention that it may have been updated between download and reading time.
The use of information and/or documentation available on the Website is placed under the sole and full responsibility of Users, who accept any consequences of that use and waive any possibility to seek the CIRAD’s responsibility.
The CIRAD shall not in any case be held responsible for any sort of damage due to the use and/or interpretation of the information and/or documentation available on the Website.
The present Website and its general structure and content are the sole property of the CIRAD, legally protected as such under intellectual property legislations (copyright, data bases, software, brands, etc.).
Any reproduction, representation or adaptation, by any mean, of all or any part of the Website by a natural or legal person, without express prior authorisation of the CIRAD is strictly prohibited and would constitute an act of counterfeiting punishable by law, notably section L. 335-2 of the French intellectual property Code.
Any reutilisation or extraction, by any mean, of all or any part of the Website data base by a natural or legal person, without express prior authorisation of the CIRAD is equally prohibited and would constitute an act of counterfeiting punishable by law, notably sections L. 343-1 and following of the French intellectual property Code.
Any reutilisation of all or any part of CIRAD brands or logos without express prior authorisation is prohibited and punishable by law, notably under sections L. 713-2 and following of the French intellectual property Code.
The Website may content hypertext links redirecting to third party websites on the Internet network. Users acknowledge that they are leaving the Website by following such links.
It is possible to create a link redirecting to the frontpage of the Website without the CIRAD’s express authorisation provided that said link opens the Website in a new web page.
However, prior information of the CIRAD is requested. The CIRAD may ask for the withdrawal of the link at any time.
Personal Data Protection
In accordance with French Data Protection legislation (Loi “Informatique et Libertés” of January, 6th 1978 in its reviewed version) and with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) n° 2016/679/UE of April, 27th 2016, the CIRAD ensures privacy for the Users on the Website.
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Governing Law and competent courts
The parties agree that any conflict that could not find an amicable settlement will be submitted to competent French courts.