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General Disclaimer

Asian Development Bank Institute (ADBI) provides the information contained in elearning-adbi.org solely as a resource for its users without any form of assurance. The views expressed in the information contained in elearning-adbi.org are the views of the authors and lecturers and do not necessarily reflect the views or policies of ADBI, its Advisory Council, ADB’s Board or Governors, or the governments they represent. ADBI does not guarantee the accuracy of the data included in this paper and accepts no responsibility for any consequences of their use. Terminology used may not necessarily be consistent with ADB official terms.

Information presented on elearning-adbi.org is considered public information and may be distributed or copied freely unless identified as being subject to copyright protection. We request in return that any information, photos, and images copied from this site and that any photo credits or bylines be credited to the photographer or author. You may freely link to elearning-adbi.org or any of its content without seeking our permission; provided you do not pass it off as being part of your site or disguise the link so visitors will misunderstand it was created by you.

Copyright and Obtaining Permission to Use

All materials that appear on elearning-adbi.org, are its exclusive property unless otherwise indicated. ADBI encourages users to print, download, or copy information, documents and materials from the web site exclusively for personal and non-commercial use. Users are restricted from reselling, redistributing or creating derivative works (including translations) for commercial, advertising or political purposes without ADBI’s express, written consent. All photographs, video clips and other design, graphic and sound materials appearing on the ADBI web site are likewise the exclusive property of ADBI and/or ADB, unless otherwise indicated.

Privacy Policy

We collect information from you such as your email address when you access elearning-adbi.org and when you subscribe to our email service. We use your IP address to help diagnose problems with our server and to administer our website by identifying (i) which parts of our site are most heavily used, and (ii) which portion of our audience comes from within the ADB Developing Member Countries (DMCs). We do not link IP addresses to anything personally identifiable. This means that user sessions will be tracked, but the users will remain anonymous. Your information will be recorded with reasonable care, and where necessary, updated to fulfill the legitimate purpose for which it is collected and processed.

We may collect non-personal information about the computer, mobile device or other device you use to access elearning-adbi.org which we may use in an aggregate fashion to track access to elearning-adbi.org. We may use cookies to understand and save your preferences for future visits and compile aggregate data about site traffic and site interaction so that we can offer better site experiences and tools in the future. By you accessing the web site and continuing to use it, you are taken to have agreed to these conditions of use. We will not share, sell, rent, swap or authorize any third party to use your email address or for commercial purposes without your permission.

ADBI provides a number of links to third-party web sites for the convenience of its users. The inclusion of these links does not in any way imply representation or endorsement by ADBI. Since these links are not under ADBI’s control, we shall not be responsible for the contents of these linked sites or the country names, opinions and statements expressed therein. This also applies to any additional links that may appear within these sites.

Reference in elearning-adbi.org 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 visitor’s, and does not constitute endorsement, recommendation, or favoring by ADBI.

To prevent unauthorized access, maintain data accuracy and ensure the appropriate use of information we gather about you, we have taken industry-recommended reasonable steps to protect the information. However, no method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage, is completely secure.

General Immunity

In any event, as an international organization, ADBI is immune from every form of legal process under the Agreement Established under the Asian Development Bank, and relevant international conventions and applicable national laws.

These terms and conditions of use of the web site elearning-adbi.org and the above Privacy Policy may be amended from time to time. Any such changes will be posted on this page and become effective immediately.

[First issued 11 July 2019]

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