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AfricaRice Privacy Policy

AfricaRice Privacy Policy and Terms of Use


Privacy Policy

AfricaRice is committed to protecting your personal information. This Policy discloses what information we gather on this website and how we use it.


1. What information does AfricaRice collect?

Personal Information

You can access and use this website without providing any personal information. However, to subscribe to our e-newsletter or to request for publications, datasets, or other AfricaRice products you will be asked to provide basic personal information such as your name, address, email address, and organizational affiliation. AfricaRice will store this information securely and will not share, rent, or sell it to any other organization.


Non-personally Identifiable Information

We may track and analyze information about the usage of the website to improve it for users. The information collected cannot be traced back to a particular individual and is never connected with any personal information you supply to us.


2. Third-party Sites

The website may feature aggregated content from third-party websites and/or include links to such websites. This Privacy Policy does not apply to such aggregated content or to such third- party websites, which are governed by their own privacy policies.


3. How to Contact Us

If you have any questions or concerns about our Privacy Policy, please contact us.


If you receive e-mail communications from us and do not want to receive further emails, please contact us to have your name removed from our distribution lists.


You can always safely subscribe to / unsubscribe from our newsletter : AfricaRice Daily



Terms of Use


1. Materials Accessible through the Site

Throughout the Site, you may access materials including but not limited to images, information, documents, audio recordings, videos, and services (“Materials”) either

  1. developed and made available by AfricaRice (“AfricaRice Materials“),

  2. belonging to or originating from third parties (such as CGIAR Centers or CGIAR Research Programs) and aggregated on the Site and/or made accessible through links to third party websites (“Third Party Materials”).


2. Permitted Use of AfricaRice Materials

AfricaRice aims to create international public goods. For this purpose, AfricaRice Materials are made widely available. You may download, copy, reproduce, republish, modify, post, broadcast, transmit, distribute, make available to the public, or otherwise use AfricaRice Materials in any way, provided that

  1. you attribute the work and any identified source,

  2. your use is for non-commercial, research, educational, or personal purposes, and

  3. you, in turn, license such Materials under the same conditions.

Should you wish to deviate from these conditions, please contact AfricaRice to seek prior authorization.


3. Third-Party Materials

Your use of Third-Party Materials is solely governed by the terms of use contained in the third-party websites from which such Third-Party Materials originate. Third-Party Materials are outside the domain, control, and responsibility of AfricaRice, which provides access to them as a convenience only. Unless explicitly stated, AfricaRice does not sponsor or endorse the Third-Party Materials.

4. Prohibited use

You agree not to use this Site, including the Materials, for any unlawful purpose or in any way that would violate the rights of others, including intellectual property rights. You agree not use the AfricaRice logo without our prior written authorization.


5. Disclaimer/ limitation of liability

The Site is provided by AfricaRice “as is”. AfricaRice makes every effort to ensure, but makes no warranties, either express or implied, as to the accuracy, reliability, timeliness, non-infringement, merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose of any of the Materials. In no event shall AfricaRice be liable for any loss or damages of any nature, including special, indirect, punitive or consequential damages, arising in connection with the access, use or reliance on any of the Materials.


6. Modification of this Privacy Policy and Terms of Use

AfricaRice reserves the right to modify this Privacy Policy and Terms of Use. All modifications will be posted on this web page.

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