PRIVACY POLICY AND TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF USE OF PORTAL

Welcome to the "Sinchi Amazonic Institute of Scientific Research" Website. Through it, the Institute has procured a technological tool that will provide assistance in fulfilling its mission objectives, especially with regards to disseminating information on the biological, social and ecological reality of the Amazon region.

Next, you will find the "Privacy Policy and Terms of Use"  established by the SINCHI Institute, for the utilization of its website by users who consult the information published here and interact with the Entity through this medium. We respectfully suggest reading them carefully, because when accessing or using our website, it is understood that the visitor or user understands and accepts them, and therefore commits to fully complying with them.

The SINCHI Institute has the right to modify the Use and Privacy Policy at any time and without prior notice. When this occurs, the "last updated" date at the top of this document will also be modified. Likewise, it reserves the right to alter, unilaterally, at any time and without prior notice, the presentation and configuration of the website.

Privacy Policy

The SINCHI Institute assumes the commitment to protect the privacy of the user. Our Privacy Policy applies to all pages of our website, and, on the contrary, does not apply to the websites of other entities or organizations.

The SINCHI Institute does not guarantee the operation of links to websites of other entities that may be included on this site. Nor is it responsible for the privacy practices carried out by the owners and / or administrators of those websites.

Terms of use

Information

All the information published by the SINCHI Institute on its website is owned by the SINCHI Institute, with the exception of the information, which, having been produced by natural or legal persons external to the SINCHI Institute, is protected by rules and / or intellectual property rights. 

The SINCHI Institute is not responsible for the use, copy and / or total or partial reproduction, that users make of the information contained on their website.

Data

The SINCHI Institute does not capture, collect or process data, as well as personal information, of the users of its website.

Permited Uses 

The use of the website´s "Services and Contents" is the sole responsibility of the user, who in every case must utilize them according to the functionalities allowed on the Website and the uses authorized in this Privacy Policy and Terms of Use; therefore the user is obliged to utilize them, in such a way that they do not violate the online rules of use and coexistence, good practices, the dignity of the person and the rights of third parties, as well as Colombian laws and current legislation in force in the country where the user is at at the moment of using them.

Unless otherwise specified, the "Services and Contents" of the website are for personal, non-commercial use only. The user may not modify, copy, distribute, transmit, use, reproduce, publish, grant permits, transfer or sell information, software, products or services obtained from the Contents and Services.

Cookies

The user who has access to the website, agrees to receive the cookies transmitted by the SINCHI Institute's servers. "Cookie" means a data file that is stored on the hard disk of the user's computer, when accessing the website. Cookies may contain information such as the identification provided by the user or information to track the pages that the user visited. A Cookie can not read the data or information on the user's hard drive or read the Cookies created by other sites or pages.

Disclaimer of liability

The user assumes full responsibility for the use made of the SINCHI Amazonic Institute of Scientific Research´s website. Under no circumstances, the Institute will assume any responsibility for direct or indirect losses, claims, obligations or damages of any kind, resulting in any way by:

  • Any error or omission of the website or the use of any of the services and contents established on the website.
  • The unavailability or interruption of the website or any of its functions.
  • The use carried out by the user of the website.
  • Links to other websites that appear on our page.
  • Any delay or defect in performance that is beyond the control of the SINCHI Institute.

Exclusion of Liability regarding Legal Advice

The information contained on the website or made available through it, does not pretend to nor constitute, under any circumstances, any kind of advice or recommendations of a legal nature.

Contact Information

Should you have any questions about our website´s "Privacy Policy and Terms of Use", you can email: [email protected].