Terms of Service

Privacy Notice

This section explains how Management Sciences for Health (MSH), the manager of LeaderNet.org, will handle information we learn about you from your visit to our website. The information we receive depends upon what you do when visiting the site.

If you visit our site to read or download information:

We collect and store only the following information about you: the name of the domain from which you access the Internet; the date and time you access our site, the Internet address of the website from which you linked directly to our site, if any; and which pages you view while you visit our web site.

We use the information we collect to count the number of visitors to the different sections of our site and find out what information is most viewed so that we can make our web site more useful to visitors.
This gathering and storing of information is separate from the activity described as monitoring in our Security Notice.

If you identify yourself by sending us an e-mail message:

If you decide to send us personally identifying information, we will use that personally identifying information to respond to your comment or suggestion.

We want to be very clear: we will not obtain personally identifying information about you when you visit our site unless you choose to provide such information to us through a secure registration.

Cookies and Other Information Stored on Your Computer

The majority of this site does NOT use the “cookies” that some websites use to gather and store information about your visits to their sites.

Cookies are essentially tokens of information, such as preferences and passwords, which some web servers collect from you when you access them. Those data are stored on your hard drive and not on the web site’s server. Whenever you visit a “cookie” site again, the server looks for its cookie on your hard drive and, if found, then reads the information it stored there. Cookies generally are stored in your browser’s directory or folder in a file named cookie.txt (MagicCookie on a Macintosh).

Security Notice

For SITE SECURITY purposes and to ensure that this service remains available to all users, the LeaderNet.org computer system employs software programs to monitor network traffic and identify unauthorized attempts to upload or change information or otherwise cause damage.

Unauthorized attempts to upload information or change information on this service are strictly prohibited and may be punishable under the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act of 1986 and the National Information Infrastructure Protection Act.

Restrictions on Use

Except as noted on specific pages, information presented on this website may not be copied and reused without permission from the LeaderNet.org (see Copyright Notice).

Computer Fraud and Abuse Act

Unauthorized attempts to upload information and/or change information on this website are strictly prohibited and are subject to prosecution under Title 18 U.S.C., Sections1001 and 1030). [See Security Notice]

Copyright and Permissions

In general, content on this website is copyrighted.

What you may do without permission: Without asking our permission, you are welcome to print pages from this website and to download the files that are specifically offered in downloadable format (usually, PDF, Word, or PowerPoint). You may also use, without prior permission, text from posted press releases. You may also link to this website and its contents without permission; kindly let us know if you have done so.

What you must request permission to do: If you want to reproduce, republish, or incorporate other text or images from this website into other websites, publications, or other materials that you or others produce, contact us for permission.

For all materials and information used from this website, we ask that you credit original sources as given on specific pages. If no other specific source or authorship information is shown, please credit the LeaderNet.org.

It is the user’s responsibility to be aware of current copyright law and applications. The user agrees to indemnify Management Sciences for Health from any costs or claims for infringement or copyright in relation to copies of images or text from this website. This copyright notice does not pertain to information at websites other than this website.

Disclaimers

Links to Other Sites

This website offers links to websites of other organizations which, we believe, may offer relevant information. Once you link to another site, you are subject to the disclaimers and security and privacy policies of the new site.

Disclaimer of Endorsement

The documents posted on this website may contain hypertext links or pointers to information created and maintained by other public and private organizations. These links and pointers are provided for visitors’ convenience. We do not control or guarantee the accuracy, relevance, timeliness, or completeness of any linked information. Further, the inclusion of links or pointers to other websites is not intended to endorse, recommend, or favor any views expressed, or commercial products or services offered on these outside sites, or the organizations sponsoring the sites, by trade name, trademark, manufacture, or otherwise.

Reference in this website to any specific commercial products, processes, or services, or the use of any trade, firm, or corporation name is for the information and convenience of the site’s visitors, and does not constitute endorsement, recommendation, or favoring by Management Sciences for Health (MSH), the United States Government, or the United States Agency for International Development (USAID).

The views and opinions of authors expressed herein do not necessarily state or reflect those of the MSH, the U.S. Government, or USAID, and shall not be used for advertising or to endorse products.

Disclaimer of Liability

Every effort is made to provide accurate and complete information. We cannot guarantee that there will be no errors. We make no claims, promises, or guarantees about the accuracy, completeness, or adequacy of the contents of this website and expressly disclaim liability for errors and omissions in the contents of this website.

With respect to the content of this site, MSH, the United States Government, USAID, or their employees and contractors make no warranty, expressed or implied or statutory, including but not limited to the warranties of non-infringement of third-party rights, title, and the warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose, with respect to content available from this website or other Internet resources linked from it. Additionally, MSH, the U.S. Government, or USAID assume no legal liability for the accuracy, completeness, or usefulness of any information, product, or process disclosed herein or freedom from computer viruses, and does not represent that use of such information, product, or process would not infringe on privately owned rights.

Other Disclaimers

The information provided on this website is not official U.S. Government information and does not represent the views or positions of the U.S. Agency for International Development, the U.S. Government, or MSH. In particular, the views and opinions expressed in LeaderNet.org discussions are those of the individual contributors; are not official U.S. Government information; and do not necessarily represent the views or positions of the U.S. Agency for International Development, the U.S. Government, or MSH as an entity.

For More Information

If you have any questions or comments about the information presented here, please contact MSH at the address, phone number, or e-mail address listed below.

Management Sciences for Health
200 Rivers Edge Drive
Medford, Massachusetts 02155
United States
Telephone: 617.250.9500
Email: leadernet@msh.org

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