Terms of use

19 June 2009 - 1:56am Comments Off

1. Copyright

All editorial content, graphics, video and soundbites on this site are protected by Malaysian copyright law and international treaties and may not be copied or re-used without the express permission of Kechara House Buddhist Association Malaysia (hereinafter referred to as “The Society”), which reserves all rights. Re-use of any of such content online for any purpose is strictly prohibited. Permission to use The Society’s proprietary content is granted on a case-by-case basis. Please direct your enquiries to care@kechara.com. The materials from this website are available for informational and non-commercial uses offline only, provided that: the content and/or graphics are not modified in any way; all copyright and other notices on any copy are retained; and permission is granted by The Society. You may not display the content or material contained in Kechara.com in a website whether for commercial or personal purposes without the express permission of The Society.

You may not copy or adapt the HTML code that The Society creates to display pages. It also is covered by The Society’s copyright. The “look” and “feel” of Kechara.com and its subsites also are trademarks of The Society. This includes Kechara.com’s colour scheme, button shapes, layout, and all other graphical elements.

Third party news agency material contained in Kechara.com is protected by copyright and shall not be published, broadcast, rewritten for broadcast or publication or redistributed directly or indirectly in any medium. Neither this material nor any portion thereof may be stored in a computer except for personal and non-commercial use.

The news agency/agencies will not be held liable for any delays, inaccuracies, errors or omissions therefrom or in the transmission or delivery of all or any part thereof or for any damages arising from any of the foregoing.

2. Trademarks

Among the trademarks and service marks owned by The Society are Kechara.com, Tsemtulku.com, Vajrasecrets.com and the respective logos of all the sites. All other trademarks and trade names are the property of their respective owners.

PART I: FEEDBACK, GUESTBOOK, COMMUNITY, FORUM and other related services

A. Responsibility. For practical reasons, The Society does not monitor this site at all times. While every care is taken to ensure the accuracy of our content, we take no responsibility for any material input by an outside source (e.g. users who subscribe to the above services), posted automatically or manually, on the website. You are encouraged to verify the information with other reputable sources before committing to any action or investment that may affect your financial standing. We are not responsible for the content of any other websites linked to the site; links are provided as a complementary service only.

B. Posted content and materials. Given the nature of the website and the technology now in place, we cannot verify the accuracy of statements that users place on Kechara.com. Although we have full control over the systems that Kechara.com operates on, we are not in a position to investigate and confirm the accuracy of a user’s statements. Accordingly, we do not make any representations, nor do we endorse the accuracy, completeness, timeliness, or reliability of any advice, opinion, statement or other information available through Kechara.com. Furthermore, we do not guarantee that such material has been posted with the permission of the copyright holder or the proprietary owner. You may rely on such materials solely at your own risk. We do not assume responsibility for materials contained in postings, but we do reserve the right to remove or modify such materials at our sole discretion for any reason.

C. Posting rules. Do not post material or links to material (including but not limited to text, content, photos, video, animation, graphics, audio, or software) that is libelous, harassing and disruptive, or a violation of applicable law or that would constitute grounds for civil liability.

Keep your postings in a particular discussion area reasonably relevant to that topic.

Do not post advertisements, chain letters, charity requests, petitions for signatures, or any solicitation of other users that is inappropriate. Post only materials for which you have obtained appropriate copyright or other permission to upload such materials and to permit downloading by other users for personal, non-commercial use. Do not violate, plagiarise or infringe on the rights of third parties, including copyright, trademark, trade secret, privacy, personal, publicity, or proprietary rights. You acknowledge that any materials you upload will be considered to be in the public domain.

D. Suspension, Termination. Any user whom The Society determines to have violated any element of these Terms of Use may receive a written warning, and will be subject at our discretion to a temporary suspension of service pending such user’s agreement in writing to refrain from any further violations; provided, however, that if we deem it necessary, we may immediately suspend or terminate said user’s service without issuing such a warning.

Users deemed to have committed a second violation of any element of these Acceptable Site Use Rules shall be subject to immediate suspension or termination of services without further notice.

For specific individual services, please read and understand the terms and conditions of use particular to each service as may appear upon your registering (signing up) for that service; for example, Kechara.com services.

Disclaimer. THE MATERIALS IN THIS SITE ARE PROVIDED “AS IS” AND WITHOUT WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND EITHER EXPRESSED OR IMPLIED TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMISSIBLE PURSUANT TO APPLICABLE LAW. YOU AGREE TO INDEMNIFY, DEFEND AND HOLD Kechara.com’s WEBSITE, KECHARA HOUSE BUDDHIST ASSOCIATION MALAYSIA AND ALL AFFILIATED PARTNERS HARMLESS FROM ANY CLAIMS (INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, CLAIMS FOR DEFAMATION, TRADE DISPARAGEMENT, PRIVACY AND INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY INFRINGEMENT) AND DAMAGES INCLUDING ATTORNEYS’ FEES ARISING FROM ANY SUBMISSIONS BY YOU OR THROUGH YOUR ACCOUNT.



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