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1. Use of this Site constitutes agreement with the following terms and conditions.

2. This website (the Joint External Debt Hub, JEDH) is jointly administered and operated by four international agencies (hereinafter referred as the “four agencies”): the Bank for International Settlements (BIS), the International Monetary Fund (IMF), the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), and the World Bank. The website is hosted by the World Bank on behalf of the four agencies. The information presented herein is to promote availability of comparable and comprehensive external debt statistics to the general public. The four agencies are pleased to allow Users to visit the Site and download and copy the information, documents and materials (collectively, "Materials") from the Site for User's personal and non-commercial use.

I.   Disclaimers

3.  Materials provided on this site are provided "as is" without warranty of any kind, either express or implied, including without limitation warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, and non-infringement. The four agencies specifically do not make any warranties or representations as to the accuracy or completeness of any such Materials. The participating agencies periodically add, change, improve, or update the Materials on this Site without notice. Under no circumstances shall the four agencies be liable for any loss, damage, liability or expense incurred or suffered which is claimed to result from use of this Site, including without limitation, any fault, error, omission, interruption or delay with respect thereto. Use of this Site is at User's sole risk. Under no circumstances, including, but not limited to, negligence, shall the four agencies or their affiliates be liable for any direct, indirect, incidental, special or consequential damages, even if these agencies have been advised of the possibility of such damages.

4.  Neither the four agencies nor their affiliates, nor any of their respective agents, employees, information providers or content providers shall be liable to any User or anyone else for any inaccuracy, error, omission, interruption, timeliness, completeness, deletion, defect, failure of performance, computer virus, communication line failure, alteration of, or use of any content herein, regardless of cause, for any damages resulting therefrom.

5.  The User of this site agrees to indemnify the four agencies and their affiliates from and against any and all actions, claims, losses, damages, liabilities and expenses (including reasonable attorneys' fees) that may be incurred by the User, including without limitation any claims alleging facts that if true would constitute a breach by User of these terms and conditions. Users who maintain an external website may include electronic links to the homepage or any html page of this website, provided that doing so:

  does not infringe the intellectual property rights of the four agencies, in particular with respect to their names, acronyms and logos; and is not misleading, for instance by implying endorsement by or affiliation with the four agencies.

II.   Links to third-party web sites

6.  This Site may contain links to third-party web sites. The linked sites are not under the control of the four agencies and the participating agencies are not responsible for the contents of any linked site or any link contained in a linked site. Any linked site does not imply endorsement by the four agencies.

III.   Applicable Law

7. This agreement will Agreement will be governed and construed in accordance with the laws of the District of Columbia, United States of America.

IV.   Preservation of Immunities

8.  Nothing in this website usage agreement shall be deemed to constitute a waiver of the immunities of the four agencies.

V.   General

9.  The four agencies reserve the right in their collective discretion, without notice or obligation to take the needs of any user into consideration, to modify or terminate its Site and to deny any user access to its Site or any portion thereof.


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International Monetary Fund

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The World Bank

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