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Terms of use

By using the AskMalawi.tv website, you signify your agreement to abide by these terms of use, including the privacy policy below. If you do not agree to these terms of use, please do not use this site.


AskMalawi.tv hosts videos which record the private opinions and experiences of rural farmers and their families in Malawi. To the best of our knowledge, the participants are farmers attached to a Fairtrade certified farm or people closely connected to those farmers. Measures are taken to ensure that material hosted is not offensive or inaccurate. However, the farmers and their families involved in this project are entitled to their opinions and the nature of the project is to celebrate cultural differences and promote understanding.

No responsibility whatsoever is taken by The Fairtrade Foundation for any inaccuracies in content or offence taken from content. The opinions and statements of the participants are their own and do not necessarily represent those of The Fairtrade Foundation, any other Fairtrade organization or any of the project partners.


This is the website for the AskMalawi.tv. All elements of the AskMalawi.tv website, including its name, design, text, videos, graphics and their selection and arrangement, are the property of The Fairtrade Foundation. Third party owned copyright materials may be included on the site from time to time.

Use of materials

Where we indicate that you may download materials from this site, you may only download and use them for your personal use or, if you are a teacher, as part of your teaching resources.

You may not download or alter any materials from this site unless we have clearly indicated that you may do so. You are not allowed to sell any of the materials from this site to third parties or use them for personal gain or commercial purposes. Any alterations of material or any other improper use of anything on this site are strictly prohibited and a violation of the copyright of The Fairtrade Foundation and the farmers participating in Malawi and their families.


The Fairtrade Foundation is not responsible for outdated or offensive content or broken links on any third party sites linked to or from this site.

Responsibility for use

The Fairtrade Foundation is not responsible for any damage that may occur to your software or hardware from downloading anything from this site. All software provided by third parties (such as Acrobat Reader) is the responsibility of the third party supplier and any complaints regarding the software in question should not be directed to The Fairtrade Foundation. You may not distribute, sell or transmit any software from this site and you are not permitted to alter, modify or adapt the software (including translating, decompiling, reverse engineering, disassembling or creating derivative works of it). No responsibility can be accepted for users unable to access the site or any parts of it because of technical faults, internet connection problems or other failures.

Unlawful use

By using this site, you agree to use it only for lawful purposes, and in a manner that does not infringe the rights of any third party or inhibit the use or enjoyment of this site by any third party. You agree to abide by applicable laws, regulations and codes of conduct and to be solely responsible for all things arising from your use of this site. You agree not to publish, distribute or otherwise transmit any defamatory, offensive, infringing, obscene, indecent or otherwise unlawful or objectionable material.

Actions for unauthorised use

In the event that The Fairtrade Foundation considers that you have breached these terms of use or otherwise demonstrated inappropriate conduct in using this site, The Fairtrade Foundation reserves the right to: warn you via email or social media that you have breached these terms of use and ask you to discontinue such conduct; delete any material or content which you post to this site; discontinue your login of the site and/or of any other related subscriptions to services; and take measures to prevent you from using or linking to the site (including terminating, suspending or restricting your use of the site).


Any action that we take is without prejudice to our accrued rights. If any provision of these terms of use is held to be void or unenforceable then that provision shall be deemed severable from these terms of use and shall not affect the validity and enforceability of any remaining provisions.

Governing law

These terms of use shall be governed by and construed in accordance with English Law and shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the English courts.

Revisions of these terms of use

The Fairtrade Foundation reserves the right to change these terms of use at any time. You will be bound by any such revisions and should therefore visit this page from time to time to review the then current terms of use.


In order to submit questions to the farmers on AskMalawi.tv, you must provide a login and password and any other details requested. In order to access the schools section of the site, you must provide valid information as requested. Please see Privacy Terms for further details.


The Fairtrade Foundation shall not be liable:

  • if we are unable to carry out our obligations (including any delays) due to circumstances beyond our reasonable control;
  • for any indirect or consequential losses, or for any business losses (including loss of profits, data, anticipated savings, goodwill or wasted expenditure) you may suffer as a result of any negligence or breach of these terms and conditions.

We do not limit or exclude our liability for death or personal injury caused by our negligence.