Terms and Conditions

Welcome to the PM4NGOs DPro+ platform. By proceeding to use this website you express your consent to, and agreement with, our Terms and Conditions as outlined on this page. PM4NGOs reserves the right to alter or modify these Terms and Conditions whenever this may be deemed appropriate. Please review these changes regularly as they may be modified from time to time.

By registering to DPro+ you are agreeing to PM4NGOs holding the data supplied to send occasional e-newsletters & promotional emails. PM4NGOs takes your privacy seriously. We will keep your personal information private and secure and will not supply your details to third parties.

PM4NGOs reserves the right to block or prohibit anyone from using the DPro+ platform.

PM4NGOs Generated Content

For Copyright purposes, PM4NGOs subscribes to the Creative Commons convention. All materials are share under Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License (CC BY NC). You may share or use the information we create and content we post to our website for non-commercial purposes, and we do request that you credit PM4NGOs as the author of this content.

PM4NGOs may provide links to other websites for the benefit of our members. PM4NGOs is not responsible for the content of other websites, nor do we endorse or guarantee any products or services offered by any external sites to which we provide links.

User Generated Content

All content generated by users is considered public information, as the platform is accessed free of costs by all certified professionals and members of Training Partners. This means that any comment os post shared by a member might be anonymously replicated by PM4NGOs at its main website or social media. Any reference of the author or any individual/organization included in the comment or post will be removed before replication.

PM4NGOs does not verify third party information posted on the DPro+ platform. Statements and opinions provided on the website are not endorsed by PM4NGOs, and do not necessarily reflect the views and opinions of PM4NGOs or its staff. Code:

Public stream, forums, agenda, and blog

In addition to any other rules or regulations that we may post in the community stream posts, forums, or blog, you agree that you must not upload, post, transmit, distribute or otherwise publish through the site or any service or feature made available on or through the site, any materials which:

  • Direct or indirect promote services, training courses (Project DPro [PMD Pro] or any other methodology), events products, websites, organizations, or companies of any kind;
    • If you wish to share training courses or events, free or paid, yours or of any third party organization, you must submit your post through the Article Submission Form.
      • You are allowed to submit articles, websites recommendations, and events as long as:
      • It is not for your personal publicity
      • It is not for publicity of your organization or third party
      • It is related to the community general or group topics
    • Training Partners are an exempt to this rule, being authorized in advance to share their own events, training courses, website, services, and products.
  • Restrict or inhibit any other user from using and enjoying the site or the site’ services;
  • Are fraudulent, unlawful, threatening, abusive, harassing, libellous, defamatory, obscene, vulgar, offensive, pornographic, profane, sexually explicit or indecent;
  • Constitute or encourage conduct that would constitute a criminal offence, give rise to civil liability or otherwise violate any local, state, national or international law;
  • Violate, plagiarize or infringe the rights of third parties including, without limitation, copyright, trademark, trade secret, confidentiality, contract, patent, rights of privacy or publicity or any other proprietary right;
  • Contain a virus, spyware, or other harmful component;
  • Contain embedded links, commercial solicitation, advertising, chain letters, mass mailings or, pyramid schemes of any kind;
  • Constitute commercial solicitation or ‘spam’ of any kind; or
  • Constitute or contain false or misleading indications of origin, endorsement or statements of fact.
  • You further agree not to impersonate any other person or entity, whether actual or fictitious, including anyone from PM4NGOs

You also may not offer to buy or sell any product or service on, or through, your comments submitted to our forums.

  • Training Partners are an exempt to this rule, being authorized in advance to share their own events, training courses, website, services, and products.

You also may not send any mass messages (spam) or requests to other users, of any kind, soliciting, promoting, or requesting information, related to the users, DPro+, PM4NGOs, their partners, or the users themselves.

  • Mass messages or spamming is the use of messaging systems to send an unsolicited message (spam) to large numbers of recipients, regardless is the message is sent individually or in bulks.

You alone are responsible for all information and materials that you post to the site and the consequences of any of your activities on the site.

DPro+ Honor Code and Approved Content

PM4NGOs operates a policy of tolerance, inclusiveness, and interculturality. In order to make sure you respect others at all times, review and act according to the following Members’ Honor Code:

  • You are responsible for all content you post to the platform. Remember that deleting content after it has been posted does not always rectify the problem.
  • DPro+ contains content related to the management of projects and programs in the development and humanitarian sectors.
  • Content related to overall topics at the Humanitarian and Development Sectors as well the continuing professional development might be acceptable, at the discretion of the DPro+ team.
  • If you are not sure your article or content is aligned with the DPro+, contact a DPro+ team member
  • Make sure the content you post, especially articles, relates to the topics above. Information and posts that we consider to be “off-topic” will be removed.
  • DPro+ is not a platform to request or solicit information about DPro+ or PM4NGOs policies, processes, requirements, criteria, or operation. If you have any questions related to these topics, contact the DPro+ or PM4NGOs team directly at info@pm4ngos.org.
  • Do not post any content which is defamatory, abusive, illegal, or can be perceived as harassment.
  • Do not post any content which infringes intellectual property rights.
  • Be particularly careful to avoid “Microagressions”: Unintentional discrimination against marginalized groups or minorities.
  • Do not post any links or content which may contain viruses or other malicious software.
  • Respect others and the law.
  • Do not post confidential information.
  • In general, treat others as you would wish them to treat you.

Suspension or Termination

PM4NGOs may suspend or terminate your registration as a member of PMD Pro+ and deny you access to the platform immediately if:

  • You breach these Terms or any other terms and conditions, agreements or rules governing the platform; or
  • PM4NGOs is unable to verify or authenticate any information you provide to us when you initially sign up or in the course of using the site; or
  • You do not login for a consecutive period of 3 months or if the community administrators understand that your connection (login) to the platform is made (even if often) with the solely purpose of maintaining your profile active; or
  • PM4NGOs believes that your actions may cause legal liability for you, DPro+, PM4NGOs, our partners, or other members.

This Terms and Conditions was last updated on March 9, 2019

Please also review the DPro+ Privacy Statement