International Centre for Trade and Sustainable Development (ICTSD) Statement of Copyright and Permissions

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Copyright: Materials available through the ICTSD web site and its printed publications are protected under ICTSD copyright. Their use is subject to the following terms:

You may retrieve the contents of the ICTSD web site for informational purposes only. You may not copy, lend, hire, transmit or redistribute these materials for commercial purposes or for compensation of any kind without written permission from ICTSD. You may save a local copy or send it to your printer for your own personal use or in order to inform potential users about ICTSD and its services. However, you may not charge for such use. You must include in any copy you make, in a clearly visible position, the following copyright notice: 'Copyright © International Centre for Trade and Sustainable Development, ICTSD. All rights reserved'. All electronic citations must include a link to ICTSD's home page (http://www.ictsd.org) or to the relevant corresponding page on ICTSD's site in a clearly visible position. Some of the materials in the ICTSD web site may contain references to materials from third parties for which copyright must be honoured. You may not modify the materials found in the ICTSD web site without the permission of ICTSD.

Except as expressly set out above, you may not reproduce, modify or in any way commercially exploit any of the content of the ICTSD website, services or its printed products. In particular, but without limiting the general application of the restrictions contained in the preceding sentence, you may not redistribute any of the content (including using it as part of any library or archive); remove the copyright or trade mark notice from any copies of the content; or create a database in electronic or structured manual form by systematically downloading and storing all or any of the content.

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