Terms of Use

Last updated: January 15, 2015. 

Please read these Terms of Use carefully before using the http://www.gcp.network website.

Please note that there is a distinction between being a “member” of the “Global Clinical Practice Network” (GCPN) and a “user” of the “GCP.Network”. The GCPN in an online network of mental health and primary care professionals, who have registered voluntarily to participate in field studies being conducted by WHO as part of developing the ICD-11. Any information collected as part of GCPN registration, the ICD-11 field studies, or any other GCPN-related activities is kept strictly confidential, and is utilized solely for purposes for which GCPN members have provided consent. The GCP.Network is a web-based platform that contains information about the GCPN, the ICD-11 development initiative, and other relevant information about global mental health designed for mental health and primary care professionals. The GCP.Network contains material that is viewable to the general public, but also includes a members-only section which can only be accessed by registered GCPN members. GCPN members have the option to set up a User Profile on the GCP.Network web site. GCPN members have complete control over the nature, and extent, of the information they provide in their GCP.Network User Profiles. GCPN members’ registration data will not be used to auto-populate fields in the GCP.Network User Profile page. GCPN members are not obligated to set up a User Profile and refraining from establishing a User Profile will not in any way impact the rights and opportunities available to registered members of the GCPN; setting up a User Profile is not a requirement for participation in any GCPN-related activities such as the ICD-11 field studies. Your access to, and use of, the GCP.Network website (hereafter referred to as “the Service”) is conditioned on your acceptance of, and compliance with, these Terms. These Terms apply to all visitors, users and others who access or use the Service. 

By accessing or using the service web site you agree to be bound by these Terms. If you disagree with any part of the terms then you may not access the Service. 


Disclaimer

The Service is provided "as is" and the Provider disclaims any and all representations and warranties, whether express or implied, including but not limited to: implied warranties of title, merchantability, fitness for any particular purpose or non-infringement. The Provider does not promise any specific results, effects or outcome from the use of the Service. 

The Provider does not represent or warrant that the Service and the data and information provided are accurate, up-to-date, complete or reliable. The provider is not responsible or liable for any damage, disadvantage or disprofit, whether material or immaterial, that is caused by the usage or non-usage of the Service. This does not apply to damages, disadvantages and disprofits that are caused by the Provider intentionally, recklessly or negligently. 

The Provider reserves the right to change, reduce, interrupt or discontinue the Service or parts of it at any time. 

No one has a right to use the Service; the Provider reserves the right to exclude certain Users. 


Storage of Information 

The Service consists largely of information stored on the request of Users. The Provider neither previews nor automatically reviews such information. Therefore, the Provider cannot have current knowledge of; possible infringements caused by information that is stored on the request of Users. The Provider is not liable for such information.

The Provider will, upon obtaining knowledge about or awareness of such infringement, act expeditiously to remove or disable access to such information. Users may only request storage of such information that they may legally store and publish. Users must not request to store any information that infringes any third party's copyright, trademarks, other intellectual property rights or any other rights. 

Users indemnify the Provider from any claims raised by third parties in reference to any information that is stored on request of the respective User. The indemnification covers all adequate expenditures, including court and lawyer fees. 


Misuse of the Service

Users must not misuse the Service. Misuse of the Service includes, without limitation: insults to other Users; automated or massive manual retrieval of other Users' profile data ("data harvesting"); advertising for commercial products or services of all kinds; unsolicited job offers and business proposals; all kinds of technical attacks on the servers. All aforementioned behaviors in this article are strictly forbidden, unless the User has obtained prior written permission by the Provider. 


Usage of Information 

All information provided within the Service by the Provider and by other Users may only be accessed manually by a natural person using ordinary Internet devices. Users must not publish, share, sell or make available information that is provided within the Service by the Provider or by other Users to/with any third party. Users must not store or process any other User's personal data for any other purpose than the natural purpose of such data being published within the Service by the respective User. 


Termination 

We may terminate or suspend access to GCP.Network immediately, without prior notice or liability, for any reason whatsoever, including without limitation if you breach the Terms. All provisions of the Terms which by their nature should survive termination shall survive termination, including, without limitation, ownership provisions, warranty disclaimers, indemnity and limitations of liability. 

Our Service may contain links to third party web sites or services that are not owned or controlled by GCP.Network . GCP.Network has no control over, and assumes no responsibility for, the content, privacy policies, or practices of any third party web sites or services. You further acknowledge and agree that GCP.Network shall not be responsible or liable, directly or indirectly, for any damage or loss caused or alleged to be caused by or in connection with use of or reliance on any such content, goods or services available on or through any such web sites or services.

We strongly advise you to read the terms and conditions and privacy policies of any thirdparty web sites or services that you visit. 


Governing Law 

These Terms shall be governed and construed in accordance with the laws of the United States of America, without regard to its conflict of law provisions. Our failure to enforce any right or provision of these Terms will not be considered a waiver of those rights. If any provision of these Terms is held to be invalid or unenforceable by a court, the remaining provisions of these Terms will remain in effect. These Terms constitute the entire agreement between us regarding our Service, and supersede and replace any prior agreements we might have between us regarding the Service. 


Changes 

We reserve the right, at our sole discretion, to modify or replace these Terms at any time. If a revision is material we will try to provide at least 30 days notice prior to any new terms taking effect. What constitutes a material change will be determined at our sole discretion. By continuing to access or use our Service after those revisions become effective, you agree to be bound by the revised terms. If you do not agree to the new terms, please stop using the Service. 


Contact Us

If you have any questions about these Terms, please contact us at gcpn@who.int.