Terms of Use

Last updated: October 2018

By using the WLP website www.learningpartnership.org you are accepting the following Terms of Use.

These Terms of Use (“Terms”) apply to the website of Women’s Learning Partnership for Rights, Development, and Peace (“WLP,” “we,” and “us”) located at www.learningpartnership.org and any other websites under the control of WLP and other interactive features, platforms, applications (including mobile applications) or downloads offered or made available by WLP (“WLP website”), however the WLP website is accessed and/or used, whether via personal computers, mobile devices or otherwise.

By using the WLP website, you accept and agree to abide by these Terms and represent and warrant that you are 13 years of age or older (or 16 years of age or older if you reside in the European Economic Area) and are lawfully able to accept these Terms. If these Terms are not acceptable to you, please do not use the WLP website. Following the posting of changes to these Terms, your use of the WLP website will constitute your consent to the revised Terms.  

Intellectual Property Rights in Content

WLP encourages visitors to our website www.learningpartnership.org to explore and review our content to gain knowledge and insight into the women’s rights movements that are taking place across the globe. The content posted on the WLP website, including but not limited to, text, images, articles, graphics, illustrations, Oral Histories, videos, reports, manuals, guides, design, codes software, and other website content (collectively “Content”) is owned or controlled by WLP or its licensors or others used with permission and is legally protected under copyright, trademark, rights of publicity, privacy, moral rights and other laws related to the protection of intellectual property. WLP is, also, the owner of the compilation of Content posted on the WLP website.  
Some of the Content we offer is governed by supplemental terms and by using any of that Content, the supplemental terms will be become part of WLP’s agreement with you, including, but not limited to, the Oral Histories terms.

Use and Permission

WLP encourages the downloading and use of the Content for non-commercial knowledge sharing, and educational/teaching purposes. Where using the Content for educational/teaching purposes, a) you will not remove any copyright, trademark or other notice contained in the Content, b) you will use the Content as is without any alteration or modification, and c) you will maintain moral and ethical standards in using the Content.
WLP does not permit use of the Content for commercial purposes.

Publication or incorporation in products of the Content is only permitted with WLP’s prior written permission especially including the Oral Histories, in whole or in part, in articles, books, digests, videos, documentaries, magazines, movies, newsletters, reports, websites, whitepapers, other print or digital documents or platforms, audio or audio-visual recordings, or exhibitions.

To request permission to use, publish or exhibit the Content, please email us at wlp@learningpartnership.org and include the following information:

  • Your name:
  • Your contact information:
  • Your professional affiliation:
  • Detail information about the content you would like to publish (including your publication page numbers) or exhibit, the name of your publications or exhibit, and an explanation of how you plan to use it:
  • The date or time period that you wish to publish or exhibit the content:

To request permission to use the Oral Histories, see Guide and Terms of Use: WLP Oral History Archive of the Global Women’s Movement.

We reserve the right to, and frequently will, seek additional information from you before we grant permission to publish or exhibit Content from the WLP website. Not all requests for permission to publish or exhibit the Content will be granted.


Many of the names, titles, trademarks, service marks and logos (collectively “trademarks”) that appear on the WLP website are registered or common law (unregistered) marks of WLP. You may not use WLP’s trademarks without prior written permission.

Third party trademarks also may appear on the WLP website. Nothing on the WLP website or in these Terms shall be construed as granting any license to use any WLP trademarks.

Privacy Policy

WLP is committed to protecting your privacy. WLP’s Privacy Policy applies to use of the WLP website, and its terms are incorporated into these Terms by reference. WLP may be required to disclose information about you or your use of the WLP website to comply with laws.

Interactive Features and User-Generated Content

Where the WLP website includes interactive features, any comments, ideas, content or information you share may be seen and used by others.

Your use of the interactive features is subject to the following conditions:

  • You are solely responsible for the content you post or submit, and use the interactive features at your own risk;
  • You will only post content that you own or created or for which you have received permission or a license to post from the person or entity that owns the content. You shall not post any content that infringes the rights of others;
  • You will not post any content that is off-topic, political or illegal, contains personal attacks or obscene language or is abusive, threatening, harassing, discriminatory, defamatory, false, pornographic;
  • You will not post any content that contains the contact information or private information of any other individual or collect or use information about the users of the WLP website or individuals appearing in WLP’s Content;
  • WLP reserves the right to delete, remove, modify, move, block or refuse (without your notice or permission) any content for any reason;
  • You will not insert any advertising or marketing content into your posting;
  • You understand that WLP may or may not monitor any of the interactive features, including the content any user posts and reserves the right to delete or block content without your permission; and
  • WLP assumes no responsibility or liability for the content you post or for any loss, damage, misappropriation, infringement, error, defamation, libel, omission, obscenity, danger or inaccuracy in any content that exists on the Site, or from any failure or delay in removing such content. 

By posting content on the WLP website, you grant WLP a worldwide, perpetual, royalty-free, irrevocable, nonexclusive, and sublicensable license to use copy, reproduce, distribute, modify, adapt (including without limitation the rights to adapt to streaming, downloading, broadcast, mobile, digital, thumbnail, scanning or other technologies), publish, reformat, display, perform, broadcast, transmit, exhibit, translate, host, cache, index, hashtag, archive, create derivative works from and license your content, including any content posted to WLP’s social media channels for educational, promotional or other purposes without credit or other obligations to you.

You authorize WLP to use your name, image, statements, voice, and any other personal or biographical information you provide to WLP in connection with WLP’s use of your content.

Warranties and Indemnification

By accessing or using the WLP website or posting any content, you represent and warrant that your use and postings will be consistent with these Terms, including that you own the content you post or have all rights to post such content.  You agree to indemnify, defend and hold harmless WLP from all claims (including trademark and copyright infringement and defamation), demands, liabilities, causes of action, damages, losses, costs, expenses, fees (including attorneys’ fees), fines, awards and judgments arising from or relating to your use of the WLP website, any content you post, or breach of these Terms.

Linking Policy

WLP welcomes you to link to the WLP website, but you are not permitted to use WLP’s trademarks to link to the WLP website. Links should not assert or imply an endorsement by or affiliation with WLP. 

Links to Third-Party Sites

WLP may link to third party websites, including social networking websites ("linked site"), which are not under the control of WLP. These links are provided as a convenience and for informational purposes only, and do not indicate WLP’s endorsement, sponsorship of, or affiliation with the third party or content of the linked site, including any posted advertisements. WLP has no control over, makes no representations or warranties and accepts no responsibility directly or indirectly for the security, legality, quality, or content of any linked site. You should review any terms and policies of any linked site before interacting with the linked site.

Disclaimers and Limitations of Liability

Your use of the WLP website is at your risk. The information, materials and services provided on or through the WLP website are provided “as is”. WLP does not warrant the accuracy, timeliness or completeness of the Content or services provided on or through the WLP website. WLP does not guarantee continuous, uninterrupted or secure access to the WLP website, and operation of the WLP website may be interfered with by numerous factors outside of our control. WLP may make changes to the Content and resources offered on the WLP website at any time.


WLP does not assume any responsibility for, and will not be liable for, any damages to, or any viruses that may infect your computer, telecommunication equipment or other property caused by or arising from your access to, use of, or browsing the WLP website, or your downloading of any information or materials from the WLP website.

In no event will WLP, or any of its officers, directors, employees, agents, successors or assigns, nor any party involved with the materials on the WLP website, or the creation and production of the WLP website, be liable to you or anyone else for any direct, indirect, special, punitive, incidental or consequential damages (including, without limitation, those resulting from lost profits, revenues, information and/or data and/or business interruption) arising out of the use, inability to use, or the results of use of the WLP website, the Content, any websites linked to the WLP website, or the materials, information or services contained on any or all such websites, whether based on warranty, contract, tort, negligence or strict liability or any other legal theory and whether or not advised of the possibility of such damages.

The foregoing disclaimers and limitations of liability do not apply to the extent prohibited by law.

Accessing the WLP Website

You agree that you will not use any robot, spider, scraper or other automated means to access the WLP website for any purpose without WLP’s express written permission. You will not introduce any software viruses, worms, or other programs designed to damage software, computers or networks. Additionally, you agree that you will not: (a) take any action that, in WLP’s sole discretion, imposes, or may impose an unreasonable or disproportionately large load on our infrastructure; (b) interfere or attempt to interfere with the proper working of or security the WLP website or any activities conducted on the WLP website; or (c) bypass any measures we may use to prevent or restrict access to the WLP website.

Any use of the WLP website in violation of any of these terms may result, among other actions, in termination or suspension of your use of the WLP Website, in WLP’s sole discretion.


The section titles used in these Terms are for convenience and do not have any legal or contractual effect. You agree that all matters relating to your access to or use of the WLP website, including all disputes, shall be governed and construed by and under the laws of the State of Maryland, without regard to its conflict of laws provisions. You agree to submit to the jurisdiction and venue of the state courts sitting in the county of Montgomery, Maryland, or the federal courts in the Southern District of Maryland to resolve any disputes arising under these Terms. Any claims under these Terms must be brought within one (1) year after the cause or action arises, or such claim or cause of action is barred unless not permitted by law.

These Terms contain the complete agreement between you and WLP with respect to your use of the WLP website, and supersede all prior or contemporaneous agreements or understandings, whether oral or written. You will not transfer, sublicense, or assign, any of your rights or obligations under these Terms to anyone else without WLP’s consent. If any provision of these Terms shall be held unenforceable, remaining provisions of the Terms will remain in full force and effect. Failure of WLP to enforce any of these terms, will not be considered a waiver of any such terms. Any amendment to or waiver of these Terms must be made in writing and signed by WLP. These Terms shall not be interpreted or construed to confer any rights or remedies on Users. WLP reserves all rights expressly granted to you.

International Users

The WLP website is controlled, operated, and administered by WLP from its headquarters within the United States. You may not use the WLP website or export its Content in violation of U.S. export laws and regulations. If you access this WLP website from a location outside the United States, you are responsible for compliance with all applicable laws. Although the WLP website is accessible worldwide, WLP makes no claim that the website or its Content may be accessed, used, or downloaded outside the United States or are appropriate for use or legal outside the United States, and your use and access is at your own risk. 

Additional Assistance

If you do not understand any of the foregoing Terms or if you have any questions or comments, we invite you to use the Contact Form or send an email to wlp@learningpartnership.org.

Last Updated October 12, 2018

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