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Terms of Use

Uganda Country Coordinating Mechanism (UCCM) owns, operates and makes available www.globalfundccm.org.ug and its family of sub-domain websites (collectively, the “Website”). The Website may contain features including Performance Web tools, e-mails, community pages, testimonials and other applications that may be available from time to time (collectively, the “Features”). Any person that accesses or uses the Website and Features (the “Visitor”) agrees to be bound by the terms and conditions of these Terms of Use (the “Terms of Use”), as they are amended from time to time. These Terms of Use contain conditions, disclaimers and other provisions, some of which limit UCCM liability. If you do not agree to these Terms of Use or cannot enter into a legally binding agreement, you may not access or use the Website and Features.

Appropriate uses

Uganda Country Coordinating Mechanism (UCCM) owns maintains and operates the Website as a service and resource for the benefit of the stakeholders in its activities. Any use of the Website by Visitors that would limit or constrict the availability or quality of these services and resources is prohibited and UCCM reserves the right to take any actions required to enforce this principle.

Visitors shall not use the Website to post, submit or otherwise distribute unlawful, defamatory, abusive, obscene or offensive materials. Furthermore, Visitors shall not use the Website in any way that may violate third-party rights including copyright, trademark or privacy. Visitors also shall not access or attempt to access the Website and Features using interfaces aside from the ones provided by the Website.

Visitors may provide personal information as part of the registration to access and use some of the Features on the Website as Members (the “Members”). Information provided for registration must be accurate, correct and up to date.

Assumption of Risk/Disclaimer of Warranties

The Website and Features are provided “AS IS” and “AS AVAILABLE”. UCCM makes no warranties or conditions, whether express or implied, including implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular use or non-infringement. Specifically, UCCM makes no warranty that the Website will meet a Visitor’s individual needs, or that service will be timely, uninterrupted, secure, virus-free or error-free. The Visitor understands that any information or data downloaded through the Website is done at the Visitor’s sole risk, and that the Visitor will be responsible for any damage or loss that may occur due to use of the Website and Features. UCCM expressly disclaims all liability to any person in respect to anything done or omitted to be done wholly or partly in reliance upon the contents of the Website and Features. UCCM employees, members of UCCM and its respective committees or other individuals related to UCCM, may have contributed content to the Website in their personal name, notably through participation in discussion, blogging, UCCM meeting or testimonials that are posted on the Website. Any content posted by such persons is not added in any official capacity, and the views expressed do not represent the official positions of UCCM. Visitor acknowledges that UCCM is not responsible for monitoring content provided by Members, and waives all rights to bring any claim against UCCM for a cause of action that may arise out of the Visitor’s use of the Website.

Website Content

Uganda Country Coordinating Mechanism (UCCM) hereby reserves sole proprietary rights including copyright, trademark and other intellectual property rights over all content on the Website. This includes all text, graphics, photographs, logos and other items that appear on the Website and Features. UCCM also reserves proprietary rights over the Website’s template, including its layout and structure.

UCCM’s name and logo are registered trademarks of Uganda Country Coordinating Mechanism (UCCM)- to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria. The Visitors who would like to use UCCM logo for fundraising or other purposes should contact UCCM directly, please see Contact Us for more information.

The Visitor may make use of: (i) UCCM governance Manual, Oversight Plan, (ii) downloadable documents and forms related to the UCCM and funding processes, (iii) texts, graphs, reports and information related to the grant portfolio or the operations of UCCM and (iv) blog and blog comments of the Website, made available for download and which bear “© UCCM to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria” (the “Licensed Website Works”) under the terms of a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial 3.0 Unsupported License; provided, however, the UCCM reserves the right to revoke the License at its sole discretion; please see the terms of the license at http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/3.0/. Under this License, the Visitor may copy, distribute and transmit the Licensed Website Works, in whole or in part, in its original form, or adapt such works.

This License shall in particular not apply to: (i) UCCM logos and marks, (ii) third-party logos, marks and materials, (iii) Website interface elements and related graphic files and source code, (iv) Videos and photographs and (v) documents available in sections of the Website accessible only through the use of a username and password, which appear on the Website. UCCM reserves all rights that have not been expressly granted.

Discussion Forums and Posted Content

Among the Website Features are the ability for Visitors and Members to provide public comments on posts. Posts may be open to the public, to all Visitors to the Websites, or to a select group of Members. Any information posted publicly, UCCM is not responsible for the content or accuracy of the information. UCCM reserves the right, in its sole discretion, but disclaims the obligation, to monitor or remove content the website.

Outside Content

Links on the Website may connect Visitors to external or third-party websites that are not related to UCCM or under its control. UCCM is not responsible for the content of external or third-party websites that may be accessible or displayed through external links on the Website. The presence of these external links does not represent UCCM’s endorsement of the views or content of these third-party websites. Navigating to external websites through links on the Website is done at the sole risk of the Visitor, and UCCM expressly disclaims any liability for any content that appears on any external site.

Links to this Website

The Visitor may link to the Website provided the Visitor does so in a way that indicates that the link is to www.globalfundccm.org.ug (UCCM) website and is fair and not misleading. Visitors may not integrate or make use of all or part of the Website in ways that would confuse or mislead visitors as to the nature and origin of the Website content.

Reporting Abuse

To report abuse of the Website, or violations of these Terms of Use, vulgar, threatening or misleading information, misappropriation of content, or any other inappropriate use, please click here.

Personal Information

Uganda Country Coordinating Mechanism (UCCM) reserves the right to use the Visitor’s personal information, including submitted email addresses and IP addresses along with associated usage patterns and computer configuration, in order to tailor the Websites to the Visitor’s specific needs, offer information that may be of interest to the Visitor, for analysis and other institutional purposes. The Website Privacy Policy is part of these Terms of Use and is incorporated fully herein.

Indemnification Clause

The Visitor agrees to indemnify, defend and hold harmless UCCM, members of its respective Committees, employees, agents, affiliates and partners against any and all losses, damages, liabilities and other costs in connection with any claims, damages or losses that arise in connection with the Visitor’s breach of these Terms of Use.


The official, legally enforceable language of this document shall be English. Any question of interpretation shall be resolved based on the English version of these Terms of Use and the Visitor agrees that these Terms of Use be provided exclusively in the English language.

Disclosure of Information

Uganda Country Coordinating Mechanism (UCCM) reserves the right to disclose any Visitor information, including personally identifiable information, when required by law or when necessary to investigate potential illegal activities such as fraud, violations of the Terms of Use, or when otherwise necessary to protect the property, rights and safety of UCCM, Website Visitors or other third parties.

Dispute Settlement

Any dispute, controversy or claim arising out of or related to these Terms of Use or the breach, termination or invalidity thereof or to any use of the Website by the Visitor or of the content available therein and the applicable licenses, shall be settled by arbitration in accordance with the Democratic Republic of Uganda’s National Constitution. UCCM and the Visitor agree to be bound by the arbitration award rendered as a final adjudication. The appointment authority of such arbiter shall be the Uganda Country Coordinating Mechanism (UCCM) legal department.. The number of arbitrators shall be one. The language used in the arbitral proceedings shall be English.

Privileges and Immunities

Nothing in or related to these Terms of Use may be construed as a waiver, express or implied, of the privileges and immunities accorded to UCCM under: (i) international law, including international customary law, any international conventions, treaties or agreements.


Uganda Country Coordinating Mechanism (UCCM) may amend these Terms of Use at any time, and such amendments will be effective immediately upon notice being provided to the Visitor. Notice may be provided on the Website itself, and after posting of the notice, the Visitor’s continued use of the Website will be deemed as acceptance of the modified Terms of Use, so please check this page from time to time.


For questions regarding these Terms of Use, please contact Uganda Country Coordinating Mechanism (UCCM) at: Contact Us.