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Terms of Use

These Terms of Use (this “Agreement”) set forth the terms for each user (“you” or “your”) to access and use the website (the “Website”) operated by the International AIDS Vaccine Initiative (“IAVI” or “we” or “us”) on behalf of Lassa Fever Vaccine Efficacy and Prevention for West Africa (“LEAP4WA”). By accessing the Website, you consent to the terms of this Agreement, as amended. We may update or amend this Agreement from time to time in the future. When revised, the new Terms of Use will be posted on our website and the “Last Updated” below the policy will reflect the date of the most recent amendments. Therefore, we encourage you to periodically visit our Terms of Use to review the most recent form.


Lassa Fever Vaccine Efficacy and Prevention for West Africa (LEAP4WA) is a unique multidisciplinary collaboration of seven leading research institutions in Africa, Europe, and North America to advance one of the most promising Lassa fever vaccine candidates to date. Using an innovative recombinant VSV platform and leveraging state-of-the-art manufacturing capabilities, LEAP4WA will conduct a Phase IIb clinical trial of the vaccine candidate in three countries in West Africa. The consortium brings together decades of experience in vaccine development, clinical trial management, and capacity strengthening, embodying a comprehensive and collaborative approach that seeks to deliver a safe, effective, and accessible Lassa fever vaccine to those who need it most.


LEAP4WA’s Website contains general information about the study. We do our best to ensure that this information is accurate and current, but we do not represent, warrant or guarantee the accuracy of this data. 


LEAP4WA’s Website contains links to third-party websites. Our inclusion of a link is not intended to constitute an endorsement of or affiliation with the owner or sponsor of such websites. LEAP4WA is not responsible for the contents of any linked website or any link contained in a linked website.


Data contained on the LEAP4WA Website is for informational purposes only. Proper medical diagnosis, treatment and other medical advice should always be obtained from a qualified healthcare provider.



By accessing and using the Website, and any content or data contained therein, you agree to comply with applicable law.



IAVI provides the site on behalf of LEAP4WA on an “as is” and on an “as available” basis. To the fullest extent permitted by applicable law, IAVI makes no representations or warranties of any kind, express or implied, regarding the use of the Website, in terms of the correctness, accuracy, reliability of any information contained therein, or otherwise.



To the greatest extent permitted by applicable law, neither IAVI nor LEAP4WA shall be liable for any special, indirect, consequential, or incidental damages, or damages for lost profits, loss of revenue, or loss of use, arising out of or related to the Website, its content or any related  information, whether such damages arise in contract, negligence, tort, under statute, in equity, at law, or otherwise, even if it has been advised of the possibility of such damages. IAVI or LEAP4WA’s Liability to you shall be limited to proven direct damages in an amount not exceeding five hundred dollars ($500.00).



You agree to indemnify, defend and hold IAVI, LEAP4WA, its parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, members, managers, officers, employees and agents, harmless from any claim or demand, including reasonable attorneys’ fees and costs, made by any third party due to or arising from your violation of these Terms of Use.



This Agreement is governed by the internal substantive laws of the State of New York, without giving effect to any choice of law rules. You expressly agree that the exclusive jurisdiction for any dispute with IAVI, its affiliates, subsidiaries, employees, contractors, officers, directors, agents and content providers, that in any way relates to your use of the LEAP4WA Website, or the information contained therein, resides in the courts of the State of New York.



All content included or available on the Website, including site design, text, graphics, interfaces, and the selection and arrangements thereof is copyrighted material of LEAP4WA, with all rights reserved, or is the property of third parties protected by intellectual property rights. Any use of materials on the Website, including reproduction, modification, distribution, or replication, any form of data extraction or data mining, or other commercial exploitation of any kind, without prior written permission of LEAP4WA is strictly prohibited. You agree not use any robot, spider, or other automatic device, or manual process to monitor or copy the Website or the content contained therein without prior written permission of LEAP4WA.

All trademarks displayed on the Website are the trademarks of their respective owners, and do not constitute any affiliation with or represent an endorsement of such businesses, or their goods or services.



This Agreement and LEAP4WA’s Online Privacy Policy found on LEAP4WA’s website, as modified from time to time in accordance with their respective terms, constitute the complete and exclusive agreement between the parties with respect to the subject matter hereof.


If any provision of this Agreement shall be unlawful, void or unenforceable for any reason, the other provisions (and any partially enforceable provision) shall not be affected thereby and shall remain valid and enforceable to the maximum possible extent.

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