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Terms of Use

This page describes the terms and conditions that govern your use of all related WIAN forums and digital products, including the website (“Website”), mobile applications offered by WIAN C.I.C. (“WIAN”, “us” or “we”) and social media pages, groups and forums.


  1. If you choose to use the Website, social media platforms, or any WIAN branded or owned mobile sites and applications, or any of the related features including but not limited to RSS, API, software and other downloads (collectively, the “Services”), you will be agreeing to abide by all of the terms and conditions of these Website Terms between you and WIAN in addition to any applicable terms of use provided by third party service providers such as LinkedIn.

  2. Please take the time to read these Website Terms together with our Privacy Policy. We may, from time to time, review and update these Website Terms to take account of new laws, technologies and changes to our operations. Your use of the Website and Services is governed by our most recent Website Terms.

  3. Your access to and use of the Services is for your personal use only. We do not permit any commercial use of the Services without our express written agreement.

  4. We may change, suspend or discontinue any aspect of the Services at any time to reflect changes to our products, our users’ needs and our business priorities. We may also impose limits on certain features and services or restrict your access to parts or all of the Services without notice or liability. You are also responsible for ensuring that all persons who access the Website through your internet connection are aware of these terms and conditions, and that they comply with them.

  5. Your continued use of the Website and Services now, or following the posting of notice of changes in these operating rules, will indicate acceptance by you of such rules.


  1. Materials provided on this Website are provided “as is”, without warranty of any kind, either express or implied. The information contained on this website is provided for general and information purposes only, and is not intended to, and should not be considered to constitute legal advice on any matter. Readers should not place any reliance on, or take any action based on the content of this website.

  2. Every effort is made to keep the website up and running smoothly. However, WIAN takes no responsibility for, and will not be liable for, the website being temporarily unavailable due to technical issues beyond our control. WIAN periodically adds, changes, improves or updates the materials on this Website without notice. While WIAN will endeavour to keep the information on this Website up to date and correct, WIAN specifically does not make any representations or warranties of any kind, express or implied, about the completeness, accuracy, reliability, suitability, availability, completeness or appropriateness with respect to the website or the information, products, services, or related graphics contained on the website for any purpose. Therefore, any reliance you place on such information is strictly at your own risk.

  3. Under no circumstances shall WIAN be liable for any loss, damage, liability or expense incurred or suffered that is claimed to have resulted from the use of this site, including, without limitation, any fault, error, omission, interruption or delay with respect thereto. The use of this Website is at the user’s sole risk. Under no circumstances, including but not limited to negligence, shall WIAN, its partners or affiliates be liable for any direct, indirect, incidental, special or consequential damages, even if WIAN has been advised of the possibility of such damages.

  4. The user specifically acknowledges and agrees that WIAN is not liable for any conduct of any user. Use of this website is not intended to create a lawyer-client relationship between WIAN and any reader. WIAN recommends that readers seek their own legal advice before taking any action in relation to the matters mentioned on this website. In no event will we be liable for any loss or damage including without limitation, indirect or consequential loss or damage, or any loss or damage whatsoever arising from loss of data or profits arising out of, or in connection with, the use of this website. WIAN excludes all liability in respect of any or all of the information displayed on this website to the fullest extent permitted by law.

  5. This Website may contain advice, opinions and statements of various information providers. WIAN does not represent or endorse the accuracy or reliability of any advice, opinion, statement or other information provided by any information provider, any user of this site or any other person or entity. Reliance upon any such advice, opinion, statement, or other information shall also be at the user’s own risk. Neither the WIAN, its partners or 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, deletion, defect, alteration of or use of any content herein, or for its timeliness or completeness, nor shall they be liable for any failure of performance, computer virus or communication line failure, regardless of cause, or for any damages resulting therefrom.

  6. Except where expressly specified the Content on this Website is provided for your information only. It is not intended as advice and you should not rely upon it as such. You should verify any important information we provide (such as information about health, finances and travel) and seek independent advice suited to your specific circumstances prior to making any decisions.

  7. As a condition of use of this site, the user agrees to indemnify WIAN, its partners and affiliates from and against any and all actions, claims, losses, damages, liabilities and expenses (including reasonable attorneys’ fees) arising out of the user’s use of this site, including, without limitation, any claims alleging facts that if true would constitute a breach by the user of these Terms and Conditions. If the user is dissatisfied with any material on this Website or with any of its Terms and Conditions of use, the user’s sole and exclusive remedy is to discontinue using the Website.


  1. This Website may contain links and references to third-party websites. The linked sites are not under the control of WIAN, and WIAN is not responsible for the nature, availability or content of any linked site or any link contained in a linked site. WIAN provides these links only as a convenience, and the inclusion of a link or reference does not imply a recommendation by WIAN or the endorsement of the linked site or the views expressed within them.


  1. Please be aware that listed organisations are not affiliated with the Women in International Affairs Network (WIAN). Returned search results, descriptions and links do not act as an official recommendation of employment or services, and any application made is at your discretion.

  2. WIAN is not involved in any decision made by an employer/recruiter, and therefore does not guarantee that applications sent will result in candidates being shortlisted/selected for any position. The designations employed and the presentation/categorisation of countries and regions do not imply the expression of any opinion whatsoever on the part of the WIAN concerning the legal status of any country, territory, city or area or its authorities, or concerning the delimitation of its frontiers or boundaries.​

  3. To stay safe in your job search we recommend that you visit SAFERjobs, a UK-based non-profit, joint industry and law enforcement organisation working to combat job scams, exploitation of vulnerable seekers and criminal activities in the recruitment industry. Visit the SAFERjobs website for information on common scams and to get free, expert advice for a safer job search.

Last updated:

19 December 2022

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