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Terms and Conditions of Use


This website is owned and operated by the UP Diliman Office for Initiatives in Culture and the Arts (UPD-OICA). It is intended to provide information about UPD-OICA and the University of the Philippines and to provide education resource in support of the office’s mission to promote arts, culture, and education throughout the Philippines and the global communities. 

By accessing this website, you unconditionally accept to be legally bound by these Terms and Conditions of Use, including all modifications/changes posted at the time of use. If you do not agree to these Terms and Conditions of Use, please do not use this website.

In case of any violation of these rules and regulations, UPD-OICA reserves the right to seek all remedies available by law for such violations. These Terms and Conditions of Use apply to all visits to this website, both now and in the future.

Proprietary Rights

The materials found on this website, including the information, graphics, videos and images available on or through this website, are protected by copyright, trademark and other forms of proprietary rights. All rights, title and interest in the contents are owned by or controlled by UPD-OICA, its agency partners, individual partners, or other UPD-OICA contractors. UPD-OICA makes every effort to properly credit all third party content and unless otherwise indicated, the content on the UPD-OICA website is posted for informational purposes only. 

Except as otherwise provided, the contents of this website shall not be reproduced, republished, uploaded, posted, transmitted or otherwise distributed in any way, without the prior written permission of UPD-OICA and other respective copyright owners.

You may use, hyperlink, copy and distribute the contents found on this website solely for personal, internal, non-commercial, informational purposes only, provided that you keep intact all accompanying copyright and other proprietary notices. You may not display, distribute or otherwise use any of the content found on this website for any commercial purpose unless you receive specific written consent from UPD-OICA.

The design and layout of this website is protected by intellectual property and other laws and may not be copied or imitated in whole or in part. No logo, graphic, sound, image or search engine from this website may be copied or transmitted unless expressly permitted by UPD-OICA.

Disclaimer of Warranties and Liability

The contents of this website are provided on an “as is” basis without warranties of any kind. While UPD-OICA has made every reasonable effort to ensure that the information contained in this website has been obtained from reliable sources, UPD-OICA is not responsible for any errors or omissions, or for the results obtained from the use of this information.

Under no circumstances shall UPD-OICA, its employees or its contractors be liable for any direct, indirect, incidental, special, punitive or consequential damages or loss of any kind that may result in any way from your use of the information provided on this web site. 

Right of Access

UPD-OICA reserves the right to update or modify this website from time to time. UPD-OICA further reserves all rights to deny or restrict access to this website to any particular person, or to block access from a particular Internet address to this website, at any time, without ascribing any reasons whatsoever.

You agree that you will not: use any robot, spider, other automatic device, or manual process to monitor or copy any pages within this website or the Contents without UPD-OICA’s prior written permission; use any device, software or routine to interfere or attempt to interfere with the proper working of this website; and take any action that imposes an unreasonable or disproportionately large load on UPD-OICA’s servers.

Hyperlinks to Third Party Sites

This website contains hyperlinks to web sites which are not maintained nor controlled by UPD-OICA. UPD-OICA shall not be responsible for the content of any hyperlinked website or any hyperlink contained in a hyperlinked web site, and shall not be liable for any damages or loss arising from access to those websites. 

All hyperlinks to other websites are provided as citations and aids to help you identify and locate other resources that may be of interest. The inclusion of any hyperlink does not imply endorsement by UPD-OICA of such websites. In no circumstances shall UPD-OICA be considered to be associated or affiliated in whatever manner with any trade or service marks, logos, insignia or other devices used or appearing on websites to which this website is hyperlinked.

Hyperlinks to This Website from Third Party Websites

Except as set forth below, caching and hyperlinks to, and the framing of this website or any of the contents are prohibited.

You must make a specific request for, and secure permission from UPD-OICA prior to hyperlinking to, or framing, this website or any of the contents, or engaging in similar activities. UPD-OICA reserves the right to impose conditions when permitting any hyperlinking to, or framing of this website or any of the contents.

UPD-OICA reserves the right to disable any unauthorized links or frames and disclaims any responsibility for the content available on any other site reached by links to or from this website or any of the contents.

Governing Law

These Terms and Conditions of Use shall be governed and construed in accordance with laws of the Republic of the Philippines.

UPD-OICA reserves the right to change these Terms and Conditions from time to time without notice; changes shall be effective upon posting. Please check back regularly for updates. Failure of UPD-OICA to enforce any of these terms shall not constitute a waiver of such terms.