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Agreement for use of information

The users of this web site should follow WHO policy on use of WHO information and communication systems and the following specific requirements to ensure the efficient, ethical and lawful use of information and communication systems of WHO, and to protect the Organization and the users from illegal or damaging actions.

  • Use in violation of civil or criminal law at the international or national levels is prohibited.
  • All WHO users are responsible for safeguarding the confidentiality and integrity of the resources to which they were granted access.
  • Users are not allowed to use resources at this site for commercial, political or profit making purposes without prior written authorization.
  • Users must not attempt to probe or defeat information and communication system security in any way. .
  • Users must neither seek to obtain unauthorized access to information or communication systems, nor permit or assist others in doing the same. Users are prohibited from accessing data on information or communication systems they are not authorized to access. Users must not make any deliberate, unauthorized changes to data on any information or communication system.
  • Users must not conceal their identities when using information or communication systems, except when the option of anonymous access is explicitly authorized. Users are also prohibited from impersonating others or otherwise using any false identity

Copyright infringement: users should be aware that copyright laws govern (among other activities) the copying, display, or use of software or other works in digital form (text, sound, images, and other multimedia).

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