Terms and Conditions of Monitoring land Degradation of Bangladesh (MLDB) User Agreement

Disclaimer: Monitoring Land Degradation of Bangladesh (MLDB) is the national monitoring and land degradation information system of the Bangladesh Department of Environment (DoE), under the Ministry of Environment, Forests and Climate Change has been developed with the technical support by Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and financial support of Global Environment Facility (GEF). Monitoring Land Degradation of Bangladesh (MLDB) is managed by Department of Environment (DoE). By using MLDB user agrees to be bound by the terms and condition given below:

  • Copyright: Data provided in this platform and are copyrighted. All copyrights reserved by Department of Environment (DoE).

  • User Rights: Users are responsible for the searches they carry out, as well as the interpretation and use they make of the data. Reproduction of the data for resale or other commercial purposes is prohibited without prior written permission of the copyright holder, i.e. Department of Environment (DoE). Applications for such permission should be mail to: the Director General of Department of Environment.

  • External Web References: Department of Environment (DoE) does not take any responsibility of site availability and authenticity of the external third party web references, links referred in the MLDB, as DoE does not have any control over those websites.

  • Operation, Maintenance and Management: DoE reserves the right to outsource operation, maintenance and management services of Monitoring Land Degradation of Bangladesh and other related services to any third party.

  • Internet Browser and Users Computer compatibility: To access the MLDB securely, users can use any kind of web browsers. Update version web browsers doesn’t affect any problem to use this system. User can use Firefox, Chrome, and Internet Explorer, Edge etc. any latest version of browser version. Users are responsible to comply with the hardware, software requirements of the computer systems, and uninterruptible Internet connectivity with sufficient bandwidth required to operate, load, and download documents.

  • Governing Law: This terms and conditions of use agreement of MLDB will all be governed by the laws of Bangladesh applicable to agreements made and to be performed in Bangladesh. DoE reserve the right to initiate any legal action against those users violating any of the terms and conditions of MLDB user agreement.

  • Changes in this Terms and Conditions: DoE shall have the right to modify clauses of the terms and conditions without prior notice. DoE reserves the right to modify, add, delete and/or change the functions, User Interface, contents, and other modules in MLDB at any time without any prior notice. User is responsible to follow the updated terms and conditions of use.

  • Reference: Use of any MLDB site content requires acknowledgment by providing reference of source in MLDB. In case of publishing data, diagram, illustration, maps, images, shape files and any intellectual property collected from MLDB, user must provide citation of original source of information.".