IFSS portal - Terms of use 


By accessing and using the IFSS Portal, you (the “User”) acknowledge, accept and agree to comply with the following Terms of Use (the “Terms of Use”). GAIN reserves the right to make changes to these Terms of Use. Please refer to this page regularly to review these Terms of Use and any new information.


This site is owned and maintain by GAIN and is protected by copyright and other intellectual property rights. © Copyright GAIN – Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition. All rights reserved.

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The GAIN name and logo are registered trademarks. Your access to or use of this site does not entitle you to copy, reproduce, modify, disseminate, publish or otherwise exploit the GAIN name and logo except with the prior consent of GAIN. Any use of the GAIN name and logo without GAIN’s prior permission is prohibited. If GAIN has approved your use of the GAIN name and logo, such use will be subject to GAIN’s Standard Terms and Conditions for the Use of the GAIN Name and Logo and GAIN’s Guidelines on the Use of the GAIN Logo. For more information on the GAIN name and logo, please contact GAIN ifssportal@gainhealth.org


The information contained on this site is provided for general purposes only. You may only use this website for lawful purposes.

The site allows participants to submit innovative solutions (“Solution(s)”) (these participants must accept specific T&C through a “click-wrap agreement”). The inclusion of a Solution, and the findings, interpretations and conclusions expressed in these Solutions are those of the originators of the work and do not necessarily represent the views of GAIN, its partners or its donors. 

The inclusion of a Solution on the site shall not be considered as GAIN’s express or implied endorsement or preferential treatment. 

No reproduction of any part of this site may be sold or distributed for commercial gain nor shall it be modified or incorporated in any other work, publication or site - whether in hard copy or electronic format - without prior consent from GAIN or from the copyright owners. 

Non-crowdsourced content includes but is not limited to: the glossary, funding database, funding guide, delphi toolkit, and the website page content (“NC Content”). NC Content may be reproduced by way of printing, downloading and distributing, but shall remain at all times for lawful, non-commercial, informational, educational or personal purposes only (“Authorized Use”). The use of the NC Content shall be accompanied by an acknowledge of GAIN as the source, citing the uniform resource locator (URL) of the IFSS portal. Any use outside of the Authorized Use requires GAIN’s prior written authorization.

GAIN reserves the right in its sole discretion to temporarily or permanently alter, limit or discontinue the IFSS Portal and any content therein without providing prior notice.

The User shall not conduct any actions, knowing or should reasonably know, might be construed as misuse, which includes but is not limited to:

  • Defamation, abuse, harassment, threat or otherwise violate the legal rights of others, such as rights to privacy; 
  • Upload or attach files that contain software or other materials protected by intellectual property laws or privacy laws, unless the users owns or controls the rights thereto or has received all necessary consents; 
  • Upload or attach files that contain viruses, corrupted files or any other similar software or programs that may damage the operations of another’s computer;


All information and material in connection with the Solutions are provided “As is”. GAIN makes no warranty or representation, whether express or implied of non-infringement of third-parties’ intellectual property rights, the accuracy, completeness, and fitness for purpose of the solutions published on the site. If you feel any information on this site infringes the copyright of any person or organisation please contact GAIN using ifssportal@gainhealth.org

The content of this site is believed to be correct at the time of inclusion. GAIN attempts to ensure that the content of this site is accurate and current. However, content is subject to change and GAIN does not guarantee its currency or accuracy. GAIN cannot be held liable for any kind of damages, whether direct or indirect, resulting from use of or reliance on this site or its content.

This site contains links to other independent third-party sites. Links to other sites are provided for information purposes, but these third-party sites are not under GAIN’s control, responsibility, liability or endorsement and GAIN cannot be held responsible for their content. If you use any third-party sites which this site may contain links to, GAIN is not responsible for and cannot guarantee the privacy practices of such sites.


For more information, please read the GAIN privacy notice.


This site was developed and is maintained by ifssportal@gainhealth.org. If you have any queries please contact ifssportal@gainhealth.org

Jurisdiction and governing law

Access to and use of the GAIN website is subject to the Terms and Conditions herein, which are governed by and shall be construed in accordance with the laws of Switzerland. The parties submit all their disputes arising out of or in connection with these Terms and Conditions to the exclusive jurisdiction of the Courts of the Canton of Geneva.


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