DIRECT NEWS PRIVATE LIMITED is the sole and absolute owner of & maintains www.sundayguardianlive.com, epaper.sundayguardianlive.com and other mobile applications (Apps) (hereinafter “website”) to enhance public access to the The Sunday Guardian newspaper owned by DIRECT NEWS PRIVATE LIMITED. This service is provided on an “As Is” basis & is continually under development.
You hereby represent and warrant to the Company that you are at least eighteen (18) years of age or above and are capable of entering, performing and adhering to these Terms and that you agree to be bound by the following terms and conditions. While individuals under the age of 18 may utilize the Service of the site, they shall do so only with the involvement, guidance and approval of their parents and / or legal guardians. If required by the Company, you agree to register prior to uploading any content and / or comment and any other use of this Site/Service and provide your details including but not limited to complete name, age, email address, residential address, contact number.
Copyright and Trademarks
Unless otherwise stated, copyright and all intellectual property rights in all material presented on the Site (including but not limited to text, audio, video or graphical images), trademarks and logos appearing on this Site are the property of DIRECT NEWS PRIVATE LIMITED, its parent, affiliates and associates and are protected under applicable Indian laws. You agree not to use any framing techniques to enclose any trademark or logo or other proprietary information of DIRECT NEWS PRIVATE LIMITED; or remove, conceal or obliterate any copyright or other proprietary notice or any credit-line or date-line on other mark or source identifier included on the Site / Service, including without limitation, the size, color, location or style of all proprietary marks. Any infringement shall be vigorously defended and pursued to the fullest extent permitted by law.
Limited Permission to Copy
Direct News Private Limited grants you permission to only access and make personal use of the Site and You agree not to, directly or indirectly download or modify / alter / change / amend / vary / transform / revise / translate / copy / publish / distribute or otherwise disseminate any content on Direct News Private Limited’s Site / Service, or any portion of it; or delete or fail to display any promotional taglines included in the Site / Service either directly or indirectly, except with the express consent of Direct News Private Limited. However, you may print or download extracts from these pages for your personal / individual, non-commercial use only. You must not retain any copies of these pages saved to disk or to any other storage medium except for the purposes of using the same for subsequent viewing purposes or to print extracts for personal / individual use.
Direct News Private Limited forbids you from any attempts to resell or put to commercial use any part of the Site; any collection and use of any product listings, descriptions, or prices; any derivative use of the Site or its contents; any downloading or copying of account information for the benefit of any other merchant; any renting, leasing, or otherwise transferring rights to the Site / Service; displaying the name, logo, trademark or other identifier of another person (except for sundayguardianlive.com or you) in such a manner as to give the viewer the impression that such other person is a publisher or distributor of the Service on the Site, or any data gathering or extraction tools; or any use of meta tags. You may not (whether directly or through the use of any software program) create a database in electronic or structured manual form by regularly or systematically downloading and storing all or any part of the pages from this site. No part of the Site may be reproduced or transmitted to or stored in any other web site, nor may any of its pages or part thereof be disseminated in any electronic or non-electronic form, nor included in any public or private electronic retrieval system or service without prior written permission.
Individual Registration, Access and Exchange of Information
For certain services, registration by the visitor may be required. To register for these services you have to open an account by completing the registration process (i.e. by providing us with current, complete and accurate information as prompted by the applicable registration form). You also will choose a password and a user name. You are entirely responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your password and account. By registering, you agree to the following terms in addition to any other specific terms which shall be posted at an appropriate location of the Site. Each registration is for a single individual user only.
To access these services, you will be asked to enter your individual User Name and Password, as chosen by you during your registration. Therefore, we do not permit any of the following: – Any other person sharing your account and Password; Any part of the Site being cached in proxy servers and accessed by individuals who have not registered with Direct News Private Limited as users of the Site; or Access through a single account and Password being made available to multiple users on a network. If Direct News Private Limited reasonably believe that an account and Password is being used / misused in any manner, Direct News Private Limited shall reserve the right to cancel access rights immediately without notice, and block access to all users from that IP address.
Furthermore, you are entirely responsible for any and all activities that occur under your account. You agree to notify Direct News Private Limited immediately of any unauthorized use of your account or any other breach of security. Direct News Private Limited will not be liable for any loss that you may incur as a result of someone else using your password or account. However, you could be held liable for losses incurred by Direct News Private Limited or another party due to someone else using your account or password.
No unlawful or prohibited use
As a condition of your use of the Services, you will not use the Services for any purpose that is unlawful or prohibited by these terms, conditions, and notices. You may not use the Services in any manner that could damage, disable, overburden, or impair any Direct News Private Limited’s server, or the network(s) connected to any Direct News Private Limited server, or interfere with any other party’s use and enjoyment of any Services. You may not attempt to gain unauthorized access to any Services, other accounts, computer systems or to any of the Services, through hacking, password mining or any other means. You may not obtain or attempt to obtain any materials or information through any means not intentionally made available through the Services.
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Limitation of Liabilities
Any transactions relating to sale/purchase of goods or services not directly offered by Direct News Private Limited are to be settled inter-se between the parties to such transaction and all warranties express or implied of any kind, regarding any matter pertaining thereto, including without limitation the implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, and non-infringement are disclaimed by Direct News Private Limited. Direct News Private Limited merely endeavors to provide a platform where you and other party may interact, exchange information or carry out sale/purchase transactions on such terms and in the manner mutually agreed between you and the other party. Direct News Private Limited does not have any involvement in the actual transactions between the buyers and sellers in any way. It is only you, who is entirely responsible for all the activities, arising out of the transactions of sale/purchase of goods or services offered by any other party and not Direct News Private Limited. Direct News Private Limited will not be liable for any loss that you may incur, while selling or purchasing goods /services of the third party. Under No circumstances will Direct News Private Limited be held responsible or liable, in any way, for any content which in Legal opinion is derogatory, threatening, defamatory, obscene or offensive or offends public sensibilities or morals and shall also not assume liability for any errors or omissions in any content, or for any loss or damage of any kind incurred as a result of the use of any content posted or uploaded on the Site, or any infringement of another’s rights, including intellectual property rights. You specifically agree that Direct News Private Limited is not responsible for any content sent using and/or included in Direct News Private Limited’s site/service by any third party.
Termination of Account
You can also terminate your account at any time but your information may remain stored in archive on our servers even after the deletion or the termination of your account.
User Conduct and Obligations
You hereby agree and assure Direct News Private Limited that the Site/Services shall be used for lawful purposes only and that you will not violate laws, regulations, ordinances or other such requirements of any applicable Central, State or local government or any other international laws. You further concur that you will not, through Site/Service: post, distribute, or otherwise make available or transmit any software or other computer files that contain a virus trojan horses, time bombs, bots, botnets, malicious content, content theft, data manipulation, threats or any other harmful programs or elements or component; delete from the Site any legal notices, disclaimers, or proprietary notices such as copyright or trademark symbols, or modify any logos that you do not own or have express permission to modify; not use the Site / Service in any manner that could damage, disable, overburden, or impair and not to undertake any action which is harmful or potentially harmful to any Direct News Private Limited’s server, or the network(s), computer systems / resource connected to any Direct News Private Limited server, or interfere with any other party’s use and enjoyment of the Site/Service; obtain or attempt to obtain any materials or information through any means not intentionally made available through the Site/Service; engage in any activity that causes / may harm minors; or perform any activity which is likely to cause such harm; impersonate any person or entity, including, but not limited to, Direct News Private Limited’s official, forum leader, guide or host, or falsely state or otherwise misrepresent your affiliation with a person or entity; take any action which encourages or consists of any threat of harm of any kind to any person or property; carry out any “denial of service” (DoS, DDoS) or any other harmful attacks on application or internet service or; make any inappropriate, illegal or otherwise prohibited communication to any Newsgroup, Mailing List, Chat Facility, or other Internet Forum; use the Site/Service for illegal purposes; disrupt, place unreasonable burdens or excessive loads on, interfere with or attempt to make or attempt any unauthorized access to any Direct News Private Limited website or the website of any Direct News Private Limited’s customer; transmit through the Site, any unlawful, harassing, libelous, abusive, threatening, harmful, vulgar, obscene, libelous, hateful, or racially, ethnically or otherwise objectionable material of any kind or nature. This includes text, graphics, video, programs or audio, etc.; collect or attempt to collect personally identifiable information of any person or entity without their express written consent and you shall maintain records of any such written consent throughout the terms of this agreement and for a period of 2 years thereafter; engage in antisocial, disruptive, or destructive acts, including “flaming,” “spamming,” “flooding,” “trolling,” and “griefing” as those terms are commonly understood and used on the Internet forge headers or otherwise manipulate identifiers in order to disguise the origin of any content transmitted through the Site. upload, post, email, transmit or otherwise make available any unsolicited or unauthorised advertising, promotional materials, “junk mail,” “spam,” “chain letters,” “pyramid schemes,” duplicative messages or any other form of solicitation, encumber or suffer to exist any lien or security interest on the subject matter of this Agreement; or make any representation or warranty on behalf of Direct News Private Limited. You agree not to post, distribute, transmit or otherwise make available any data, text, message, computer file, or other material that infringes and/or violates any right of a third party or any domestic or international law, rule, or regulation, including but not limited to: infringement of any copyright, trademark, patent, trade secret, or other proprietary rights of any third party, including, but not limited to, the unauthorized copying of copyrighted material, the digitization and distribution of photographs from magazines, books, or other copyrighted sources, and the unauthorized transmittal of copyrighted software; right of privacy (specifically, you must not distribute another person’s personal information of any kind without their express permission) or publicity; any confidentiality obligation. Unless otherwise permitted, you will: (i) display the Service on your Site in the exact form received by you, and not modify or edit any of the foregoing without Direct News Private Limited’s prior written consent; (ii) ensure that the fundamental meaning of the Service is not changed or distorted; (iii) comply with all applicable laws and all limitations and restrictions (if any) placed by Direct News Private Limited on the use, display or distribution of any Service and (iv) not archive any of the Service for access by users at any future date after the Service has been removed from your Web site. You acknowledge that the service must link and redirect to the appropriate Direct News Private Limited’s Web page when a user clicks on the Service (e.g. a headline). You shall not display the Service in such a manner that does not allow for successful linking and redirection to, and delivery of, Direct News Private Limited’s Web page, nor may you frame any Direct News Private Limited’s Web page.