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WAHIS ALERTS APPLICATION

GENERAL

The WAHIS Alerts application (« Application»).was developed with the main purpose to allow its users to receive on their mobile phones or tablets the animal health alerts (immediate notifications) and the follow-up reports as soon as they are published by the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE).

The Application is a software owned and provided by the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) to be used on Apple iOS, Android and Windows OS devices and any upgrades from time to time and any other software which enables the use of the Application.

By installing or using the Application you agree that the Application is provided solely as a resource and a convenience to you and that you will be bound by all of the terms and conditions herein (« Terms »). PLEASE READ THE FOLLOWING TERMS AND CONDITIONS CAREFULLY.

PROPRIETARY RIGHTS AND LICENCE

The Application provides access to copyrighted material and/or other proprietary information which are protected by copyright laws and other regulations.

The OIE hereby grants you a non-exclusive, royalty-free, revocable and limited licence to use the Application for your non-commercial personal use in accordance with these Terms. Extracts from the copyrighted material may be copied, reproduced, translated, adapted or published, in each case for non-commercial purposes, provided that the source Copyright ©World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) is mentioned.

All other rights are reserved.

CONDITIONS OF USE

You will not, nor allow third parties on your behalf to (i) make and distribute copies of the Application (ii) attempt to copy, reproduce, alter, modify, reverse engineer, disassemble, decompile, transfer, exchange or translate the Application; or (iii) create derivative works of the Application of any kind whatsoever.

The Application is currently made available to you free of charge for your personal, non-commercial use.

You acknowledge that the terms of agreement with your respective mobile network provider (‘Mobile Provider’) will continue to apply when using the Application. As a result, you may be charged by the Mobile Provider for access to network connection services for the duration of the connection while accessing the Application or any such third party charges as may arise. You accept responsibility for any such charges that arise.

The OIE will use reasonable efforts to provide the technical support detailed in the “Support” Section of the Application. However you acknowledge that such technical support is provided solely at a convenience to you and that the OIE may not be able to resolve all issues. The OIE therefore reserves the right to discontinue such support at any time.

SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS

In order to use the Application, you are required to have a compatible smartphone mobile telephone or handheld device and internet access..

The version of the Application software may be upgraded from time to time to add support for new functions and services.

MODIFICATION OR TERMINATION

Material made available to you through the Application comes from validated immediate notifications and follow-up reports sent by countries to the OIE. The validation process is performed by the World Animal Health Information and Analysis Department of the OIE. Upon the request of the country who sends the report, the OIE might update the initially validated information in these reports and which is made available through the Application.

The OIE reserves the right at any time and from time to time to amend these Terms, modify or discontinue, temporarily or permanently, the Application or the material/information made available through the Application, with or without notice, with immediate effect. You agree that the OIE shall not be liable to you or to any third party for any modification, suspension or discontinuance of the Application or the material/information made available through the Application.

Upon discontinuance, the limited license to use the Application which is granted to you herein shall terminate automatically.

INDEMNIFICATION

By using the Application, you agree to defend, indemnify and hold the OIE, its employees and agents, harmless from any and all claims, liabilities, costs and expenses, including attorneys' fees, arising in any way from your use of the Application.

LIMITATION OF LIABILITY

You expressly acknowledge and agree that any and all use of the Application is at your sole risk. Accordingly, the OIE is not liable to you for any damage or alteration to your equipment including but not limited to computer equipment, handheld device or mobile telephones as a result of the installation or use of the Application, or use of the technical support provided by the OIE.

In no event will the OIE be liable for any direct, indirect, special, punitive, exemplary or consequential losses or damages of whatsoever kind arising out of your use or access to the Application, or use of the technical support provided by the OIE, including loss of profit or the like whether or not in the contemplation of the parties, whether based on breach of contract, tort (including negligence), or otherwise.

This Application is available to handheld mobile devices running Apple iOS , Android OS and Windows OS Operating Systems. The OIE will use reasonable efforts to make the Application available at all times. However you acknowledge the Application is provided over the internet and mobile networks and so the quality and availability of the Application may be affected by factors outside the OIE’s reasonable control.

The OIE does not accept any responsibility whatsoever for unavailability of the Application, or any difficulty or inability to download or access content or any other communication system failure which may result in the Application being unavailable.

Accordingly, you expressly waive and forever discharge and release any and all claims against the OIE in connection therewith.

DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTIES

THE APPLICATION IS PROVIDED "AS IS" AND "AS AVAILABLE," WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED. WITHOUT LIMITATION OF THE FOREGOING, THE OIE AND ITS EMPLOYEES AND AGENTS, SPECIFICALLY DISCLAIM ANY AND ALL WARRANTIES, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO: (i) ANY WARRANTIES CONCERNING THE AVAILABILITY, ACCURACY, APPROPRIATENESS, RELIABILITY, TIMELINESS, USEFULNESS, OR OTHERWISE OF THE CONTENT OF THE MATERIAL AVAILABLE THROUGH THE APPLICATION; AND (ii) ANY WARRANTIES OF TITLE, NON-INFRINGEMENT, MERCHANTABILITY, SECURITY, OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE.

GOVERNING LAW AND DISPUTE RESOLUTION

These Terms shall be governed by general principles of law, to the exclusion of any single national system of law. Any dispute, controversy or claim arising out of or relating to these Terms shall be settled by mutual agreement. In the event that you and the OIE are unable to reach an agreement on any question in dispute, either party shall have the right to request settlement of the dispute by final and binding arbitration in accordance with the Permanent Court of Arbitration Optional Rules for Arbitration between International Organizations and Private Parties. The parties agree to be bound by any arbitration ruling rendered in accordance with the above, as the final adjudication of any such dispute. Nothing contained in or related to these Terms shall be deemed a waiver, express or implied, of the privileges and immunities of the OIE.

 

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