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1. General.  This User Agreement sets forth the terms and conditions of the on-line license for you to use UNPAN.  By using UNPAN, you consent and agree to comply with all of the terms and conditions of this User Agreement. 

2. Terms of Use.  The United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs (“UNDESA”) shall have the sole and exclusive right, at any time, to alter or amend this User Agreement or to otherwise change, modify or amend the terms and conditions applicable to your use of UNPAN.  UNDESA shall have the sole and exclusive right, at any time, to change or discontinue any aspect or feature of UNPAN, including but not limited to, content, functionality, hours of availability, and hardware or telecommunications equipment, software or services needed for access or use.  Any use of UNPAN by you after any such changes, modifications, or additions shall be governed by the On-line User Agreement in force at the time of your use.

3. Equipment.  You are solely responsible for obtaining and maintaining any telephone, computer hardware and software, modems, telecommunications connections, and/or other equipment and/or services that are or may be needed for access to and use of UNPAN, and for all costs associated therewith.

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Ms. Haiyan Qian
Director
Division for Public Economics and Public Administration
Department of Economic and Social Affairs
United Nations
One UN Plaza-Room DC2-1714
New York, NY 10017
Tel: 212-963-3393
Fax: 212-963-9681
Email: qianh@un.org

Without limiting, derogating from or otherwise affecting the validity of the foregoing, you may not alter or remove any copyright symbol or other identification or any information concerning authorship of any of the materials contained on or otherwise made available to you through UNPAN.

The provisions of this User Agreement shall inure to the benefit of UNDESA and its third-party content providers and licensors.

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IN NO EVENT SHALL UNDESA BE LIABLE TO YOU OR ANY OTHER PERSON FOR ANY INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES ARISING OUT OF ANY USE OF, OR INABILITY TO USE, UNPAN, EVEN IF UNDESA WAS PREVIOUSLY ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES, OR FOR ANY OTHER CLAIM BY YOU OR ANY OTHER PERSON.

You acknowledge and agree that the delivery system used for UNPAN, i.e., the Internet and the World Wide Web, are unpredictable and may, from time to time, impede access to UNPAN.  You acknowledge and agree that UNDESA is in no way responsible to you in any way whatsoever for any interference with your use of or access to UNPAN and you expressly waive and forever discharge and release any and all claims against UNDESA in connection therewith.

6. Indemnification.  By using UNPAN, you agree to defend, indemnify, and hold harmless UNDESA, its officials, employees, and agents from and against all claims and expenses, including attorneys’ fees, arising out of your use of UNPAN.

7. Disputes.  Any dispute, controversy or claim arising under or pursuant to this User Agreement shall be settled by an agreed mode of dispute resolution, including but not limited to, arbitration, which shall be the exclusive mode of resolving disputes hereunder.  Nothing contained in or related to this User Agreement shall be deemed a waiver, express or implied, of the privileges and immunities of the United Nations, including UNDESA.

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