Terms and conditions of use

Use of this Site constitutes agreement with the following terms and conditions

The Collaborative Africa Budget Reform Initiative ('CABRI’) maintains this website as a courtesy to those who may choose to access and utilise our website in any way ('Users'). The information and/or documentation and/or materials and/or facts and/or illustrations including any findings, results, opinions, statements, interpretations, information, facts and conclusions expressed therein (collectively, 'resources') presented herein are for informative purposes only. CABRI is pleased to allow Users to visit our website and download, share, copy or use the resources from our website for the User's personal, non-commercial use and personal information purposes at the User’s sole discretion and risk.

Restrictions

To no extent does any User have the right to resell, redistribute or create derivative works from this website or the resources or to use the resources for any commercial purposes, unless CABRI consented to such use and subject to the correct recognition for such commercial purpose is given as provided for below (Recognition and use), or to use CABRI’s name, trademark or designs for any such purposes, subject to the terms and conditions outlined below, and also subject to more specific restrictions that may apply to specific material within this website. To the extent that any User uses such resources it shall be at the User’s sole risk.

Should any User wish to use any of the resources for a restricted purpose as envisaged above, they shall first obtain the prior written approval from CABRI, contact person: Anke Barnard: anke.barnard@cabri-sbo.org

Recognition and use

The CABRI Secretariat administers this website. All resources on this website appear on this website subject to these terms and conditions and subject to copyright laws and regulations. In addition, the organs and members of CABRI may have additional terms and conditions that govern the use of their material and the User undertakes to familiarise himself with such additional terms and conditions.

Unless expressly stated otherwise, the findings, results, opinions, statements, interpretations, illustrations, information, facts and conclusions expressed in the resources on this website are those of the various authors and third party content providers of the resources and are not those of CABRI. The User acknowledges such and shall not have any recourse towards CABRI for any such resources which proves to be inaccurate or incorrect and further acknowledges that in such cases some restrictions on the reproduction and use of such resources may apply and it may be necessary to seek permission from the rights holder prior to reproducing or using such resources.

CABRI encourages the further use and dissemination of the resources published herein, provided that the resources remain undistorted and the original source of the information is mentioned and acknowledged.

Disclaimers

The resources provided on this website are provided 'as is' without warranty of any kind, either express or implied, including without limitation warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, and non-infringement. CABRI, its subsidiaries, its affiliates, any of their respective agents, employees, information providers or content providers (‘CABRI Affiliates’)  specifically does not make any warranties or representations as to the accuracy or completeness of any such resources. CABRI Affiliates periodically adds, changes, improves, or updates the resources on this website without notice.

Under no circumstances shall the CABRI Affiliates, either directly, indirectly, specially, incidentally or consequentially, be liable for any loss, damage, liability, costs or expense incurred or suffered, whether arising negligently or not (‘Loss’), which is claimed to resulted or arose from use of this website or the resources, including without limitation, any fault, error, omission, interruption, inaccuracy or delay in respect thereto. The use of this website and the resources is at User's sole risk..

The User specifically acknowledges and agrees that the CABRI Affiliates are not liable for any conduct of any User in any way whatsoever in respect of the use or sharing of the resources or otherwise.

In no way shall the CABRI Affiliates be deemed to have accepted any liability for any Loss by way of receipt of any demand, claim or notice by any User of thereof.

As a condition of use of this website, the User agrees to indemnify the CABRI Affiliates from and against any and all actions, claims, losses, damages, liabilities, costs and expenses, either directly or indirectly, (including reasonable attorneys' fees) arising out of the User's use or sharing of this website and resources, including without limitation any claims alleging facts that if proved to be true would constitute a breach by User of these terms and conditions. If the User is dissatisfied with any resources on this website or with any of terms and conditions of use of this website, the User's sole and exclusive remedy is to discontinue using this website and the resources.

Nothing in this website or any resources shall be construed, implicitly or explicitly, as containing any investment recommendations or advice.

Links to and documents from third-party web sites

The budget information disclosed in this website and resources was collected from freely available documents on various government websites, and/or international institutions, for which ownership is duly acknowledged. The collection of budget documents is done at CABRI’s discretion and thus, does not, in any way, represent the availability of budget documentation and/or wiliness of governments to disclose this information. The aim of the PFM knowledge Hub is to facilitate access to budget information, cross-country analysis and to foster knowledge-sharing on specific PFM issues.

This website also contains links to and documents from third-party websites. The linked sites or documents are not under the control of CABRI and the CABRI Affiliates are not responsible for the contents of any linked site or any link, information, material or document contained in a linked site. CABRI provides these links only as a convenience, and the inclusion of a link does not imply endorsement of the linked website by CABRI.

If this website contains bulletin boards, chat rooms, access to mailing lists or other message or communication facilities (collectively, 'forums'), Users agree to use the forums only to send and receive messages and material that are proper, not offensive or discriminatory, and related to the particular forum. By way of example, and not as a limitation, Users agree that when using a forum, Users shall not do any of the following:

  • Defame, abuse, harass, stalk, threaten or otherwise violate the legal rights (such as rights of privacy and publicity) of others.

  • Publish, post, distribute or disseminate any defamatory, infringing, obscene, indecent or unlawful material or information.

  • Upload or attach files that contain software or other material protected by intellectual property laws (or by rights of privacy of publicity) unless they own or control the rights thereto or have received all necessary consents.

  • Upload or attach files that contain viruses, corrupted files, or any other similar software or programs that may damage the operation of another's computer.

  • Delete any author attributions, legal notices or proprietary designations or labels in any file that is uploaded.

  • Falsify the origin or source of software or other material contained in a file that is uploaded.

  • Advertise or offer to sell any goods or services, or conduct or forward surveys, contests, or chain letters.

  • Download any file posted by another User of a forum that they know, or reasonably should know, cannot be legally distributed in such manner.

Users acknowledge that all forums or discussion groups are public and not private communications and take full responsibility for anything posted on such forum. Further, Users acknowledge that chats, postings, conferences, emails and other communications by other Users are not endorsed by the CABRI Affiliates, and such communications shall not be considered reviewed, screened, or approved by the CABRI Affiliates. CABRI reserves the right for any reason to remove without notice any contents of the forums received from Users, including without limitation email and bulletin board postings.

Applicable Law and Jurisdiction

This Agreement will be interpreted and enforced in accordance with the laws of South Africa. Any action to enforce this agreement shall be brought in the courts located in South Africa.

Preservation of Immunities

Nothing herein shall constitute or be considered to be a limitation upon or a waiver of the privileges and immunities of the CABRI affiliates, which are specifically reserved.

General

CABRI reserves its exclusive right in its sole discretion to alter, limit or discontinue the site or any resources in any respect. The CABRI Affiliates shall have no obligation to take the needs of any User into consideration in connection therewith.

CABRI reserves the right to deny in its sole discretion any User access to this website, the resources or any portion thereof without notice.

No waiver by the CABRI Affiliates of any provision of these terms of use shall be binding except as set forth in a writing signed by its duly authorised representative.