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All elements of this website including images, videos, text, trademarks, logos, design and software are protected by copyright, trademark and other intellectual property law. 


All images, moving footage, sound, graphics and other Content on this web site are copyright protected. Your rights to use the Content on this site are set out in this agreement and in specific terms applied to Content you download. These terms are highlighted on the site at x. 


A credit is always required in the format © UNHCR/Photographer for images and © UNHCR for videos. The credit should be readily visible. 


Permitted Usage
Content downloaded from this site may only be used in editorial media relating to UNHCR-supported issues and only where the Content is accurately represented and captioned. 

Use in a commercial context is not allowed. 


Comp images (Medium Res Comps)  may be used only for internal layout and design purposes. Permission to download a comp does not does not grant you any licence to use those images for publication. Permission must be sought for final published use. 


UNHCR sometimes places restrictions on use of Content. The licence to use the Content is limited by any restrictions, and it is your responsibility to ensure that your use of the image does not contravene the restrictions. 


Use of Content from this site is limited to the usage stated before download. Further use of downloaded Content files is prohibited unless permission is sought. 


You may not sublicense, or otherwise distribute Content accessed from this site without the written agreement of UNHCR. 

Use of Content for Non-UNHCR fundraising, advertising or promotion is not permitted. 

You may not use the Content from this site in any way which could be defamatory, either to the people portrayed in the Content or to the reputation of UNHCR. 


You agree to indemnify UNHCR, its affiliates and licensors against any losses, expenses, costs or damages howsoever incurred by any or all of them as a result of your breach of the Terms of this Agreement or your unauthorised use of the Content and related rights.


UNHCR makes no warranties or representations regarding the accuracy or completeness of the information. Neither UNHCR nor its contributors shall be liable to you for any general, special, direct, indirect, consequential, incidental, or other damages arising out of the rights granted in this agreement. 


Links to other sites
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The United Nations and UNHCR disclaim any liability or responsibility arising from the use of the Media.unhcr.org Web Site or the Content of the Site. The United Nations, UNHCR, members of their staff, and their contractors, shall not be liable for any financial or other consequences whatsoever arising from the use of the Content of the Media.unhcr.org Web Site, including the inappropriate, improper, or fraudulent use of such Content.

This agreement is written under and governed by the recognized laws of …………. whose courts are the courts of exclusive jurisdiction.