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Terms and Conditions

Copyright Notice

The content of this website is subject to copyright protection. Reproduction of the content, or any part of it, other than for educational purposes or personal use, is prohibited without prior consent from The Center for Water Security and Cooperation (CWSC). Permission to reprint content from the CWSC website can be obtained by contacting


The material available on our website is provided solely for general information and is not intended, and should not be construed, as legal advice. It does not constitute an offer to provide legal advice or services to website users. The outcomes of our work described on the website depend on specific circumstances and other factors that are unique to each situation—they do not predict or guarantee similar results in other situations. Transmitting information to the CWSC by any means does not create an attorney-client relationship with the CWSC or any member of its legal staff. Visitors who want to consult the CWSC about a possible representation should contact a member of our legal staff directly. If the CWSC agrees to represent you, that agreement will be separately confirmed. Do not send confidential information to Earthjustice by email, even using the email links provided on the website, as email messages may not be secure and no privilege or other legal protection against disclosure of the message may apply.

Terms of Use


  1. These terms and conditions ("the Terms and Conditions") are binding on all persons who access the website ("the Website") without qualification or exception. By entering the Website, the person accessing the Website ("the User") agrees to be bound by and shall be deemed to have accepted these Terms and Conditions, which the User acknowledges to have read and understood. If the User does not agree to any of the Terms and Conditions, the User may not enter, view, or make use of the Website.

  2. The CWSC may from time to time amend these Terms and Conditions without notice to the User. The User's continued use of this Website shall constitute the User's agreement to the amended Terms and Conditions.

Intellectual Property

The Website is owned by the CWSC and the User acknowledges that CWSC or its licensors are the proprietors of all intellectual property subsisting in, pertaining to, or used on the Website, including, without limitation, copyright, trademarks, patents, inventions, goodwill, and trade secrets ("the Intellectual Property").

Website Use

  1. Subject to the exceptions listed in the Copyright Notice above, the User may not, without the CWSC’s written prior consent, use, reproduce, adapt, distribute, publish or in any other way deal or interfere with the Website's contents.

  2. Access to this Website is made available for information purposes only. No content, information, statement, or opinion on this Website should be construed as legal advice. The User should consult an attorney if he or she seeks legal advice.

  3. The CWSC reserves the right to make any changes to the Website and its content and/or services offered through the Website at any time and without notice.

  4. The Website may contain links to other websites, including links to purchase or complete a purchase through third-party sites. The CWSC has no control over such websites, does not review their content, and is not liable for their content or accuracy. The User accesses such websites at the User's own risk and discretion.

No Warranties or Liabilities

  1. The CWSC makes no warranties, whether express or implied, with regard to the Website or its contents, accuracy, or availability. The CWSC does not warrant that the Website or any files that may be downloaded from it are free of viruses, worms, Trojan horses, or any other code that has malicious, contaminating, or destructive properties.

  2. The User assumes all responsibility and risk for his or her use of the Website. The CWSC shall not be liable for any loss, injury, damage, cost, penalty, or claim resulting from use of the Website, whether direct or indirect, and whether or not the CWSC has been advised of or has knowledge of the possibility of such loss, injury, damage, cost, penalty, or claim.

  3. The User hereby indemnifies and holds harmless the CWSC and its officers, directors, employees, and agents against any and all liability, loss, damage, penalty, cost, or claim of whatsoever nature suffered by any third party, in relation to any act or omission by the User in relation to the Website and its use by the User.

Governing Law

These Terms and Conditions and the User's use of the Website shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of Washington, D.C. The User irrevocably and unconditionally consents to the jurisdiction of the courts of Washington, D.C., in regard to all matters arising from these Terms and Conditions or the User's use of the Website.

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