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Terms and conditions

When you use this site or our Resources and Publications, you are agreeing to the terms below. For that reason, please read them to understand your rights as well as your responsibilities. If you are using this site on behalf of an organization for whom you work, then by using the site, you are confirming that you are authorized to agree to these Terms, on behalf of that organization, and that it agrees to be bound by these Terms.

If you do not agree to these Terms, you cannot use the site or our content.

Your use of the site

You are free to browse the site and view our Resources, Publications, Videos, etcetera, without registering with us. You are required to register to receive our news and updates

What are your responsibilities if you register to receive our Mailing List?

  • You must provide accurate, true and complete information. If you change any of your details after you’ve registered, please update your profile or let us know by contacting us at 
  • Each registration is for a single user only. Please keep your registration details confidential, as you will be held responsible for all activities that occur using your registration details, with or without your knowledge. If you have concerns about the use of your registration details, contact us at

By accessing this site, you are agreeing:

  • To use our Resources and Publications in accordance with their license terms. In particular, you are not permitted to benefit commercially from their use
  • To use the site only for lawful purposes, so you are not to:
  • Use the site to knowingly transmit, send or upload any data or other material that contains viruses, Trojan horses, worms, time-bombs, keystroke loggers, spyware, adware or any other harmful programs or similar computer code designed to impair the functionality of a device or operation of any content; or
  • Access without authority, interfere with, damage or disrupt any part of the site, any equipment or network on which the site is stored or any software used in the provision of the site.

Using our Resources and Publications

Who owns what?

We or certain third parties own all intellectual property rights of our Resources and Publications. Where any of part of the Resources and Publication is owned by a third party, we will identify that party in the relevant resource.

How can you use it? 

You are free to use the text of the Publication or Resource, but not any other aspect of it (e.g. images, graphics or logos) provided that:

  • You only make noncommercial use of the text;
  • You agree that we are entitled to change and to license and assign any work that arises out of your use;
  • You credit the original author;
  • If you make the text available on the internet, you will display a link from the site hosting the text to;
  • You will acknowledge our copyright on any use of the text by including the following ‘’[insert year] © Peace Talks.
If you want to translate the text, then as well as the above terms:

  • You will not change or edit the meaning of the original text;
  • If you engage a third party to translate the text, you will ensure you own all intellectual property rights in that translation (including all moral rights), so that you can transfer ownership to us; and
  • You will include the following in the copyright page of the translation ‘This is a direct translation of the [insert edition] of Peace Talks’s [insert title]. The accuracy of the translated text was not verified by Peace Talks. In case of doubt, the original English version prevails [insert ISBN of original version]. The translation was undertaken by [insert name of your organization].

Our Promises and Liability to You

We promise that we have the rights to make the content that is available from our site, to you on the terms set out in Using our Resources and Publications.

What we don’t promise

  • We do not guarantee the accuracy, integrity, quality or completeness of the Resources and Publications or other information and content made available through the site or their usefulness for a particular purpose;
  • We make no promises that your access to the site or its content will be delivered uninterrupted or error-free or that the site or its content will be free of viruses or other harmful properties. You download any content and/or software from the site at your own risk and you will be solely responsible to install suitable anti-virus and security software on your computer hardware and other devices to protect against any such viruses or other such harmful properties.

We disclaim liability for

We disclaim all liability for any loss or damages in respect of the site or any content on it.

What we don’t restrict our liability for

Nothing in these Terms restricts our responsibilities relating to:

  • Death or injury as a result of our negligence; or
  • Any other liability that we cannot restrict by applicable law.


General Content on our site

To understand how you are permitted to use the Resources and Publication on our site, see Using our Resources and Publications.

All of the other content on our site (e.g. videos, images) is either owned by us or others who have licensed that content to us. It is protected by international copyright and other intellectual property laws.

That content is made available for your non-commercial use only, provided you keep intact all and any copyright and proprietary notices. You may also share any content capable of being shared on our site, by using the share functionality. Otherwise, you are not allowed to copy, change or distribute or use any of the content on this site without our written permission.

No permission is given to use any of the trademarks appearing on this site, including the trademarks of Peace Talks.

Third Party Software

You might need to download and activate certain software in order to use certain content made available on our site. We will tell you, where that is the case.

Where that happens, you will have to explicitly accept the terms of a license agreement with that third party. You accept that we have no responsibility or control over such third-party software.


Our site may include links to third-party websites. We have not reviewed these and we don’t have any control over them, so we are not responsible for those sites or their content. If you decide to access any of these third-party websites, you do so entirely at your own risk.

Remember that if you use a linked site, any personal information you give them will be dealt with in line with their privacy policy, not ours, so please read their terms and conditions and privacy policy before you use their sites and provide any personal information to them.

You may only link to our site provided that:

  • the homepage is not loaded into frames on your site, unless we expressly agree;
  • our site or services do not misrepresent your relationship with us or present false information about us or otherwise harm our business or conflict with our interests; and
  • we reserve the right to withdraw linking permission any time without prior notice. Privacy Policy

Please read our Privacy Policy to see how we handle the personal information that you give to us.


We may change these Terms by posting revised Terms on our site and/or sending you an e-mail if you registered to receive information from us. Any such change will become effective immediately after it has been posted or on your receipt of the e-mail, whichever is the earlier. You should check regularly to see if there are any changes. You will be considered to have accepted any change, if you continue to use the site, after the change has been made.

We may also change the functionality or features of our site, as well as any content we make available through it. We won’t be responsible to you for any loss you suffer, if we make any such changes.


If any part of these Terms is found to be unenforceable, all other parts of these Terms will not be affected and will remain in force.

Entire agreement

These Terms govern our relationship with you and represent our entire agreement with you.


You may sub-license any of your rights under these Terms.


If we delay in taking any steps under our agreement with you, against you, this doesn’t prevent us taking steps against you at a later date.

Contact us

We welcome questions, comments or requests concerning our Terms and Conditions.

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