Terms and Conditions

Please read the following terms and conditions of use carefully. These terms and conditions govern your access to this Solid Waste and Circular Economy Hub website [*] (the "Website" or the "Hub") and your use of the Website and the functionality and information that will be available to you through the Website. By using the Website you acknowledge that you understand these terms and conditions and agree to be bound by them, as they may be amended from time to time, in their entirety.The Hub is an electronic platform created by the Inter-American Development Bank ("IDB").

The Solid Waste and Circular Economy Hub (the "Website" or "Hub") is an electronic platform created by the Inter-American Development Bank ("IDB"). The IDB is an international organization created by its member countries in accordance with the Agreement Establishing the Inter-American Development Bank. The purpose of the IDB is to promote the economic and social development of Latin America and the Caribbean. The purpose of the Hub is to be the reference point for information and data, and the generation of knowledge on the solid waste sector and circular economy in Latin America and the Caribbean in order to support countries in their digital transformation for the design and implementation of effective public policies and innovative management models in the information age. At the same time, it becomes a regional meeting point for the IDB and its partners to improve statistics on waste and circular economy.

To the fullest extent possible under applicable law, IDB disclaims all warranties of any kind with respect to any kind of content, functionality or feature available on or through the Website, including without limitation any and all warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, title, accuracy of data and non-infringement. The Web Site is provided on an "as is" and "as available" basis. The IDB makes no representations or warranties with respect to the delivery, integrity, privacy or visibility to third parties of any message or other information sent to any person through the Web Site. The IDB and its affiliates make no representations, warranties, guarantees, recommendations or endorsements, as applicable: (i) as to the accuracy, quality or effectiveness of any content, including any submissions made by any user. (ii) any translation of original content, (iii) content accessible through links to other websites on the Website (iv) the success of any project or collaboration with another user or third party that may result from a submission or interactions with other users or third parties, or (v) that the Website or services will function without interruption or error in its operation. For example, the operation of the Website and services may be interrupted due to maintenance, upgrades, system or network failures. IDB disclaims any and all liability for damages caused by such interruptions or malfunctions.

No content, material or information on or accessible through the Web Site or use of the services is intended or should be considered a solicitation to sell or an offer to buy any securities either directly or on behalf of IDB or any other person or entity. To the extent that the Web Site links to a Web Site that provides such a solicitation, this link is for the convenience of the user and does not represent an endorsement of any offer or solicitation made by or through such linked site.

The IDB maintains the Web Site for informational purposes only. Users may download, copy and reprint information from the Web Site for non-commercial purposes, subject to the terms and conditions contained in materials expressly attributed to third parties, provided that the IDB and the Hub are acknowledged as the source of such materials. Users may not place "frames" around material from the Web Site without the express written permission of the IDB.

The content of materials expressly attributed to or identified as having been produced by third parties-including, without limitation, reports produced by countries in the region, consultants or companies-is the property and responsibility of those third parties, and not of the IDB. The use of such documents is subject to the conditions contained therein.

This Web Site also contains links to other Web sites and information that are not under the control of the IDB. The IDB provides these links and other information as a service to the user of its Web Site and is not responsible for their content. The presence of a link does not imply that the IDB approves or endorses its content.

All information published on the Web Site is provided on an "as is" basis without express or implied warranty of any kind, including, but not limited to, warranties of merchantability, fitness, non-infringement of standards or requirements, or fitness for a particular purpose. Users of the Web Site assume the sole risk of use of the Web Site. Although the Hub has filters and quality controls on the information it publishes, the IDB does not warrant in any way the accuracy, completeness or timeliness of the material published on the Web Site and under no circumstances, including, but not limited to, negligence, shall the IDB be liable for any direct, indirect, incidental, special or consequential damages or expenses incurred by virtue of its use, including expenses or damages arising from communication failures and/or computer malfunctions, related to the use of the Web Site. Information that refers to a particular date is provided as of that date only, and the IDB assumes no obligation to update any material on the Web Site. The IDB has the right to expand, modify, improve or update the material posted on the Web Site at its discretion from time to time, without notice, and reserves the right to limit or discontinue publication of the Web Site or to deny, without notice, access to the Web Site to any user.

In addition, maps and any other information of a similar nature found on this Web Site are for reference purposes only, and may not have been prepared or be suitable for legal engineering, surveying or any other specific purpose and/or use. While the IDB endeavors to provide accurate data, the information available on the Web Site may utilize data resources from other sources, including public sources. As such, the IDB does not warrant or represent that any information is free from errors, omissions and/or positional inaccuracies. The boundaries, colors, denominations, or any other information shown on any map or otherwise may not be construed as an opinion on the legal status of any territory, nor as an endorsement of such boundaries.

As a condition of use of the Web Site, you agree to indemnify IDB from and against any and all actions, claims, losses, damages, liabilities and expenses (including reasonable legal fees) arising out of your use of the Web Site, including, without limitation, any claims alleging facts that, if true, would constitute a breach by you of these terms. If you are dissatisfied with any material posted on the Web Site, or with any of the terms of use of the Web Site, your sole and exclusive remedy is to discontinue using the Web Site.

Nothing published on the Web Site or any material contained therein shall be construed, expressly or by implication, as investment advice. IDB is not a registered institution under the U.S. Investment Advisers Act of 1940. Accordingly, nothing contained in the Web Site or any material contained therein constitutes an offer or solicitation by or on behalf of the IDB to purchase or sell any securities, nor should it be construed as investment advice.

In the event that the Web Site contains material concerning IDB financial instruments, it is provided for informational purposes only and does not constitute an offer to sell or a solicitation of an offer to buy any IDB financial instruments. The IDB does not intend to solicit, and does not solicit, the performance of any act with respect to IDB financial instruments through the Web Site. All material contained herein concerning IDB financial instruments should be read in conjunction with any other material which it supplements or which is incorporated by reference therein.

Users of the "forum" pages or user-to-user interactions contained in the Web Site may not engage in any unlawful or defamatory practices and must abide by the rules described herein. IDB reserves the right to remove, at any time and without notice, material posted to such forums.

The Web Site is controlled, operated and administered from its offices in the United States of America. IDB makes no representation that materials posted on the Web Site are appropriate or available for use outside the United States of America. Access to materials on the Web Site from any location where such content may be illegal is prohibited. Anyone accessing the Web Site from outside the United States of America assumes sole responsibility for compliance with local laws.

The views and conclusions of the respective authors or compilers contained in the Web Site are not necessarily those of the IDB or its member countries. Unless otherwise indicated, the material published on the Web Site is the property of the IDB and is subject to the copyright, trademark and other intellectual property laws of the United States of America and other jurisdictions. Any use of the Web Site is subject to those laws.

These terms and conditions shall be governed by, construed and enforced in accordance with the laws of the District of Columbia, United States of America, excluding that jurisdiction's conflict of laws provisions. Any legal action relating to the content of the Web Site must be brought in the federal courts located in Washington, D.C. Any waiver by IDB of any provision of these terms and conditions shall be void unless in writing, signed by its duly authorized representative.

Nothing contained in the Web Site shall constitute or be deemed to be a limitation upon, or a waiver of, the privileges and immunities of IDB, which are specifically reserved. The English language version of these Terms and Conditions shall prevail in the event of any discrepancy with other language versions.