Welcome to the International Platform on Sport and Development (www.sportanddev.org), henceforth referred to as ‘the Platform’. The services provided by the Platform are governed by the following Terms and Conditions. The Platform's Terms and Conditions may be altered from time to time.


  1. Acceptance of the Terms and Conditions
    By using the Platform and its services, you agree to abide by the following Terms and Conditions. We reserve the right to alter the Terms and Conditions at any time and without notice.
  2. Description of the Platform
    The Platform currently provides users with access to resources, including various communications tools, databases of information, news articles, events listings, and other content through its website(s). Unless explicitly stated otherwise, new features and associated websites that may be released in future will be subject to the Terms and Conditions.
  3. Your obligations as a registered member or ‘Team Player’
    By registering as a Team Player, you agree to: (a) provide true, accurate, current and complete information about yourself as prompted by the registration form and (b) maintain and promptly update your information to keep it true, accurate, current and complete.
  4. Member account, password, and security
    You will be prompted to select a username and password upon completing the registration process. You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your password, and are fully responsible for all activities that occur under your password. You agree to (a) immediately notify the website administrators of any unauthorised use of your password or account or any other breach of security, and (b) ensure that you exit from your account at the end of each session. The Platform cannot and will not be liable for any loss or damage arising from your failure to comply with this.
  5. Member conduct
    By using the Platform as a registered member or Team Player, you are agreeing to abide by the following rules. These include:
    > You agree NOT to upload, post, email, transmit or otherwise make available any content that is unlawful, harmful, threatening, abusive, harassing, tortuous, pornographic, defamatory, vulgar, obscene, libellous, untrue, invasive of another's privacy, hateful, or racially, ethnically or otherwise objectionable;
    > You agree NOT to post content that infringes the rights of a third party, including intellectual property rights;
    > The Connect and News & Views sections are monitored by the Operating Team who reserves the right to edit or delete posts that do not abide by these rules. If you are found to be attacking or harassing another person through the use of the Connect and/or News & Views sections, we reserve the right to ban your posts from these areas. If you breach these rules then it is your responsibility and the Platform will not be liable for any negative consequences.
  6. Links
    The Platform may include links to other World Wide Web sites. You acknowledge and agree that such links are provided for your convenience and do not reflect any endorsement by the Platform with respect to the provider of such linked site or the quality, reliability or any other characteristic or feature of such linked site. The Platform is not responsible in any way (including without limitation with respect to any loss or injury you may suffer) for any matter associated with the linked site, including without limitation, the content provided on or through any such linked site or your reliance thereon. In addition, you should be aware that your use of any linked site is subject to the terms and conditions applicable to that site.
  7. Copyright Infringement
    Please do not post material that is protected by copyright, such as complete articles from other sources. If you want to flag up an article or resource, please list only the URL (e.g. http://www.sportanddev.org/home.html) of the source, or where it can be found.
  8. Termination of Registration
    The Platform may add to, change, delete or terminate your use of the Platform at any time for any reason without notice to you. The Platform shall not be liable to you or to any third party for any modification, suspension or discontinuance of your registration. The Platform reserves the right to refuse to offer services to anyone at anytime without notice.
  9. Privacy
    By registering an account on the Platform, you agree to potentially being contacted by other 'Team Players'. Your email address and date of birth are not displayed publicly.