UNICEF WESHARE WEBSITE TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF USE
* UNICEF photographs and videos are documents of real people and situations. Therefore:
- they can be used only in a context that accurately represents the real situation and identity of all subjects depicted
- they cannot be used in any commercial context, including with corporate partners
- content cannot be digitally altered to change content meaning or context.
*All reproductions of non-brand content MUST be credited, as follows:
“© UNICEF /photographer’s last name”
“© UNICEF video”
; Please credit UNICEF onscreen.
- Print content:
To access this site, you are required to read and agree to the following
UNICEF WeShare Website Terms and Conditions of Use.
PLEASE READ THESE CAREFULLY. BY REGISTERING AS A USER OF THIS WEBSITE, YOU ARE AGREEING TO THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS. IF YOU DO NOT AGREE TO THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS, YOU ARE NOT ELIGIBLE TO REGISTER, USE OR ACCESS THE WEBSITE.
I: General Terms & Purpose:
The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) offers “the UNICEF WeShare Website” to UNICEF staff members globally, and to other approved and registered UNICEF partners and bona fide media, subject to these terms and conditions. The site is collectively called
; it includes
; and is referred to in these Terms & Conditions as “the Website”. The aim of the Website is to support global UNICEF advocacy for the fulfilment of children’s rights everywhere, including the accurate and respectful representation of children in all media.
II: Ownership of Assets:
All rights, title and interest (including all copyrights, trademarks and other intellectual property rights) in the Assets displayed or made available through the Website are and shall remain the sole property of UNICEF and its licensors, as applicable. Users who download or copy assets from the Website are obtaining only a license to use the Assets(s) as further described below. No Assets may be otherwise copied, reproduced, downloaded, uploaded, displayed, sold, posted, distributed, incorporated into another work, used to create a derivative work, or exploited in any way. In no event may any copyright or other proprietary notices or legends appearing on Assets on this Website be removed or ignored. User agrees to credit Assets as described in the copyright line included in all Assets:
Photographs must be credited
“© UNICEF /photographer’s last name”
Video material must be credited:
“© UNICEF video”
; Please credit UNICEF onscreen.
Publications reproductions must be credited:
Reproduction of UNICEF Assets downloaded from this Website that are not credited are not authorized.
Media License Grant:
If you are registered to use this Website as a media user, UNICEF hereby grants you a limited, revocable, non-exclusive, non-transferable license to utilize Assets downloaded from the Website as part of communication that is consistent with the intention of UNICEF and the content in the Asset(s). Assets, in whatever medium, will be used only in a manner approved by UNICEF, at UNICEF’s sole discretion, and in accordance with all UNICEF policies requiring the accurate representation of its policies and brand Assets, and of the real situation and identity of all human beings depicted. UNICEF expressly prohibits the changing of photographic or video content by digital or any other means that changes the core meaning or accuracy of the depiction. Assets on this Website may not be used in a commercial context; may not be archived by any non-UNICEF entity; and are not available for personal use. Without limiting the foregoing restrictions, to the extent that any Asset shows any trademark of UNICEF or its licensors, such trademark shall be used strictly in accordance with UNICEF Trademark Standards as specified by UNICEF from time to time.
Access to the Website is limited to registered users who have been issued a password by UNICEF. As a registered user, you represent and warrant that all information you have provided to UNICEF in connection with registering to use the Website and the Assets is true, accurate, current and complete. You also agree to maintain and promptly update the Registration Data to keep it true, accurate, current and complete. You also agree that you will be fully responsible for the actions of any person or entity using your account either with your permission, or as a result of your failure to adequately protect your password, or as a result of your failure to immediately notify UNICEF of any unauthorized use of your password or other breach of security. Access to the Website is provided at the discretion of UNICEF and UNICEF has the right at any time, without prior notice to you, to suspend or terminate your account and refuse any and all current or future use of any portion of the Website.
Termination of License:
UNICEF may terminate any or all of the foregoing licenses with respect to any or all Assets at any time, with or without cause, by providing notice to you. You may terminate the foregoing license with respect to any or all Asset(s) by ceasing to use such Asset(s) and destroying all copies of such Assets in accordance with this paragraph. Upon any termination of the foregoing licenses to use any or all Asset(s), you shall immediately cease use of the affected Asset(s) and destroy all copies (whether in electronic or hard-copy form) of such Assets; with the sole exception of the version(s) which you have previously published of these Assets to the extent that these cannot be recalled and understanding that this does not include the right to reproduce them in any other form or media.
Modification to Terms & Conditions:
UNICEF reserves the right to at any time change or modify these Terms and Conditions of Use or to impose new conditions with respect to use of this Website or the Assets. UNICEF shall also have the right at any time to change or discontinue any aspect of or feature of this Website, including but not limited to content, functionality, and means of access or use. Such changes, modifications, or additions shall be effective immediately upon notice, which may be given by any means including but not limited to posting on the Terms and Conditions of Use page or elsewhere on the Website, or any means by which actual knowledge is obtained.
IF YOU ARE DISSATISFIED WITH ANY ASSET OR ANY PORTION OF THE WEBSITE, OR WITH ANY OF THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF USE, YOUR SOLE AND EXCLUSIVE REMEDY IS TO DISCONTINUE USING THIS WEBSITE AND ANY ASSETS. UNICEF does not guarantee continuous, uninterrupted or secure access to the Website, and operation of the Website may be interfered with by numerous factors outside of UNICEF’s control. THE WEBSITE AND ALL ASSETS ARE PROVIDED ON AN AS IS BASIS. IN NO EVENT SHALL UNICEF OR ANY OF ITS AFFILIATES, OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES OR AGENTS BE LIABLE (WHETHER IN AN ACTION ARISING FROM CONTRACT OR TORT) FOR INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR EXEMPLARY DAMAGES, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, DAMAGES FOR LOSS OF PROFITS, GOODWILL, USE, DATA OR OTHER INTANGIBLE LOSSES (EVEN IF UNICEF HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES), RESULTING FROM ANY MATTER RELATING TO THIS WEBSITE OR THE ASSETS. Some jurisdictions may not allow the above exclusion of implied warranties, so some of the above exclusions may not be applicable in those jurisdictions.
Governance of Terms & Conditions:
You agree that if any provision of these Terms and Conditions of Use is found void or unenforceable, including without limitation the warranty disclaimers and liability limitations set forth above, this will not affect the validity of the balance of these Terms and Conditions of Use, which shall remain valid and enforceable, and the invalid or unenforceable provision shall be deemed superseded by a valid, enforceable provision that most closely matches the intent of the original provision. These Terms and Conditions of Use shall be governed by and construed pursuant to the Convention on the Privileges and Immunities of the United Nations, 1946, are inviolable and are immune from all legal process, without regard to conflicts of law provisions. Any legal action or proceeding arising out of or relating to these Terms and Conditions or the Website shall have no jurisdiction. Use of this Website is unauthorized in any jurisdiction that does not give effect to all of the provisions of these Terms and Conditions of Use, including without limitation this paragraph.