This section includes all policies relating to use of the C4D Network website. These policies apply equally across the entire site, unless explicitly stated otherwise.
Disclaimer: The C4D Network seeks to disseminate information related to communication for development (C4D) as an integral part of international development, and as such provides a signposting service.
Third party materials provided on this site and via the e-newsletters are provided “as is”. Unless expressly stated otherwise, the content, including findings and interpretations, included in the materials are those of the authors and not necessarily of the C4D Network or its members.
Content Posting Policy
Postings can be provided by all members. C4D Network reserve the right to edit and modify content if deemed necessary. It also reserves the right to remove inappropriate content and content that does not relate to C4D.
If postings require more information for clarity the post will remain pending until more information is supplied. If the content forms part of an original work (research, papers etc.) then it should be clearly copyrighted. If the content is third party content then original sources and relevant links (if appropriate) should be listed.
Posts containing third party resources must be appropriately referenced for re-use. Third party content may be subject to copyright and permission to re-use/reproduce must be requested from the named author..
If members believe content has been re-used without their permission they should let the C4D team know immediately via [email protected]
Please be aware when posting to the network that C4D cannot be held responsible for any unauthorised re-use that may occur.
Photo & Video Posting Policy
Photos and videos can be provided by all members.Please note that C4D Network reserve the right to edit and modify content if deemed necessary. It also reserves the right to remove inappropriate content and content that does not relate to C4D
All photos on this site are copyright of and credited to the C4D Network, unless otherwise indicated.
C4D Network photos may be copied, reproduced, republished, downloaded, posted, and broadcast, for non- commercial personal use only.
Photos credited to third parties may be subject to copyright and permission to re-use them must be requested from the credited photographer. If members believe their images have been re-used without their permission they should let the C4D team know via [email protected]
Please be aware when uploading images to the network that C4D cannot be held responsible for any unauthorised re-use that may occur.
Content (including photos/videos) Re-Use Policy
Use of content from the site for commercial use is not permitted and will be prosecuted. Use of content from the site for organisational use is permitted. (Organisational use refers to use in the course of project and process activity of a reputable organisation). Use of content from the site for educational use requires permission from each originator of content and is in accordance with their policy for reuse.
Job Notices Disclaimer
The C4D Network seeks to disseminate information related to Communication for Development (C4D) as an integral part of international development. This is a signposting service, and information about vacant positions is provided on this site and via the e-newsletter “as is”. To follow-up on any vacancy please follow the links in that posting, the C4D Network does not hold further information
By joining the Network and choosing to provide personal information, members consent to the collection, processing and storage of the information they provide. C4D Network will never sell or share personal information or data with third parties unrelated to the services we provide unless we have members’ consent to do this.
Should members have any concerns regarding collection, processing, storage or disclosure of personal information submitted to the Network please contact [email protected]
Members have the right to request the removal of personal data from the C4D Network at any time.
Spam mail: The C4D team is committed to ensuring its network is a safe place for all members. It is not acceptable to send spam mail to other members or to harass or insult other members in any way.
Members found to be sending or posting these types of comments or messages will be banned from the C4D Network.
The Network is a professional social network of peers. We do not allow unprofessional behaviour and the Network is monitored on a constant basis.
The Network has a Grievance Policy, whereby the Secretariat processes any member grievances with the input of the advisory board as required.
We aim to ensure that all our members feel safe and comfortable in our peer network environment.
Members are not permitted to use the Network for commercial solicitation and contacting other members directly to solicit work is not permitted.
Consultants who wish to profile themselves have the option to join the Service Providers category and showcase their availability in this manner which links to the C4D Match recruitment service.
Appropriate Use Policy
The Network has a zero tolerance policy to inappropriate behaviour on the site, and this mainly concerns the use of the site for non-professional contact and communication.
The Network team reserves the right to suspend membership of anyone suspected of contacting other members in an inappropriate manner (i.e. not based on a professional common interest). If members receive any threatening, abusive, harmful or inappropriate comments or messages they should let the C4D team know via [email protected]