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Bhagawan’s Teachings in the form of ‘Sai Literature’ made available on the net are meant for universal application.However, to ensure fair usage of Bhagawan’s priceless words of wisdom, to ensure avoidance of any misinterpretation with this spiritual literature, we lay down the following rules and regulations in line with the copyright law of the land. We request our guests to read the Terms and Conditions diligently.
By accessing the web-site or by otherwise accessing any content found on this web site and any content made available from or through this site, including any sub domains, if any, thereof, or any application or by subscribing to the web-site content (hereinafter collectively referred to as the “Web Site”), you are entering into an agreement with the Sri Sathya Sai Sadhana Trust – Publications Division, Prasanthi Nilayam, Anantapur District, Andhra Pradesh, 515134 (hereinafter referred to as “SSSST-PD”) and agree to be governed by the terms and conditions that follow. If you visit or place any order through this Web Site, it is deemed that you have accepted these Terms and Conditions.
All right, title and interest in and to the Web Site, all the content (including, audio content or clips, images, illustrations, graphics, other visuals, video content or clips, text, titles, etc.), code, data and materials thereon, Web Site layout, the look and feel, functionalities, design and organization of the Web Site, and the digital downloads, compilation of the content, code, data and materials on the Web Site, material emailed to you and / or supplied to you in conjunction with the Web Site and software, including but not limited to any copyrights, trademark rights, patent rights, database rights, moral rights, sui generis rights and other intellectual property and proprietary rights therein vest solely and exclusively with the SSSST-PD. Your use of the Web Site does not grant to you ownership of any content, code, data or materials that you may access on or through the Web Site.
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You may not publish, copy, display, distribute, transmit, perform, modify, create derivative works from, or sell any content, information obtained from this Site, except as otherwise expressly permitted under the applicable law or as described in these Terms and Conditions of Use.
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If you (or a legal entity you control) own and operate a website or engage in other internet activity, such as electronic commerce, communication, publishing and transmission, and want to download, post, publish or use content for any such website or internet activity, you need express written permission from the SSSST-PD, even though your website or internet activity is free of charge.
Any unauthorized use terminates the permission or license granted by SSSST-PD. You are granted a limited, revocable, and non-exclusive right to create a hyperlink to the home page of www.theprasanthireporter.org so long as the link does not portray the SSSST-PD, its affiliates, or their products or services in a false, misleading, derogatory, or otherwise offensive manner. You may not use any SSSST-PD logo or other proprietary graphic or trademark as part of the link without the express written permission from the SSSST-PD.
Requests regarding the use of the content for any purpose other than educational, personal and occasional and minimal non-commercial use should be directed to:
The Sri Sathya Sai Sadhana Trust – Publications Division
Puttaparthi, Andhra Pradesh 515 134, India
Regarding the content of the magazine, you may access and view the magazine and the Web Site on the whole, on your computer or other device and, unless otherwise indicated in these Terms and Conditions or on the Web Site, make single copies or prints of the content of the magazine and other relevant text on the site for your personal, internal use and also with an aim to spread Bhagawan’s Teachings. Use of the Web Site and the contents offered are only for your personal, non-commercial use with the solitary aim of disseminating Bhagawan’s Teachings.
Any commercial or promotional distribution, publishing or exploitation of the Web Site, or part thereof, including without limit, any content, code, data or materials on the Web Site, is strictly prohibited unless you have received the express prior written permission from the SSSST-PD. Otherwise than as expressly allowed herein, you may not download, post, display, publish, copy, reproduce, distribute, transmit, modify, perform, broadcast, transfer, create derivative works from, sell or otherwise exploit any content, code, data or materials on or available through the Web Site.
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Nothing contained on the Web Site should be construed as granting, by implication, estoppel, or otherwise, any license or right to use any Trademark displayed on the Web Site without our written permission. Your misuse or unauthorized use of the Trademarks displayed on the Web Site or on through any of the Web Site’s services is strictly prohibited.
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Prohibited User Conduct:
You warrant and agree that, while using the Web Site and the various services and features offered on or through the Web Site, you shall not: (a) impersonate any person or entity or misrepresent your affiliation with any other person or entity; (b) insert your own or a third party’s advertising, branding or other promotional content into any of the Web Site’s content, materials or services (for example, without limitation, in an RSS feed or a podcast received from us or otherwise through the Web Site), or use, redistribute, republish or exploit such content or service for any further commercial or promotional purposes; or (c) attempt to gain unauthorized access to other computer systems through the Web Site. You shall not: (i) engage in spidering, “screen scraping,” “database scraping,” harvesting of e-mail addresses, wireless addresses or other contact or personal information, or any other automatic means of obtaining lists of users or other information from or through the Web Site or the services offered on or through the Web Site, including without limitation any information residing on any server or database connected to the Web Site or the services offered on or through the Web Site; (ii) obtain or attempt to obtain unauthorized access to computer systems, materials or information through any means; (iii) use the Web Site or the services made available on or through the Web Site in any manner with the intent to interrupt, damage, disable, overburden, or impair the Web Site or such services, including, without limitation, sending mass unsolicited messages or “flooding” servers with requests; (iv) use the Web Site or the Web Site’s services or features in violation of our or any third party’s intellectual property or other proprietary or legal rights; or (v) use the Web Site or the Web Site’s services in violation of any applicable law. You further agree that you shall not attempt (or encourage or support anyone else’s attempt) to circumvent, reverse engineer, decrypt, or otherwise alter or interfere with the Web Site or the Web Site’s services, or any content thereof, or make any unauthorized use thereof. You agree that you shall not use the Web Site in any manner that could damage, disable, overburden, or impair the Web Site or interfere with any other party’s use and enjoyment of the Web Site or any of its services. You shall not obtain or attempt to obtain any materials or information through any means not intentionally made publicly available or provided for through the Web Site.
Right to Monitor and Editorial Control:
We reserve the right to monitor and/ review all materials submitted through any means, including various Web services, for publishing. All such materials submitted will be reviewed by our editorial section before publishing and the material may or maynot be released later as is deemed fit in our sole discretion. No dispute or claim whatsoever shall be entertained with reference to the ‘editorial work’ and the ‘contributor’ is hereby advised to be clear of any ambiguity in this regard.
Linking to the Web Site:
You agree that if you include a link from any other web site to the Web Site, such link shall open in a new browser window and shall link to the full version of an HTML formatted page of this Web Site. You are not permitted to link directly to any image or video hosted on the Web Site or our services, such as using an “in-line” linking method to cause the image hosted by us to be displayed on another web site. You agree not to download or use any content, images or videos hosted on this Web Site on another web site, for any purpose, including, without limitation, posting such content on another site. You agree not to link from any other web site to this Web Site in any manner such that the Web Site, or any page of the Web Site, is “framed,” surrounded or obfuscated by any third party content, materials or branding. We reserve all of our rights under the law to insist that any link to the Web Site without permission be discontinued, and to revoke your right to link to the Web Site from any other web site at any time upon written notice to you. The SSSST-PD’s consent must be obtained in writing before framing, deep-linking or other activity impacting the access to or the use of our Web Site. Failure to obtain such consent may result in an infringement claim or other legal action being brought.
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WE TRY TO ENSURE THAT THE INFORMATION POSTED ON THE WEB SITE IS CORRECT AND UP-TO-DATE. WE RESERVE THE RIGHT TO CHANGE OR MAKE CORRECTIONS TO ANY OF THE INFORMATION PROVIDED ON THE WEB SITE AT ANY TIME AND WITHOUT ANY PRIOR WARNING.
Site Policies, Modification, and Severability
Please review our other policies posted on this Site. These policies also govern your visit to this Web Site. We reserve the right to make changes, in whole or part, to our Site, policies, and these Terms and Conditions of Use at any time. Changes in the Terms and Conditions will be effective when posted. Your continued visit to the Web Site after any changes to the Terms and Conditions are posted will be considered acceptance of those changes. If any of these Terms or Conditions shall be deemed invalid, void, or for any reason unenforceable, that Term or Condition shall be deemed severable and shall not affect the validity and enforceability of any remaining Terms or Conditions.
Limitation of Liability
IN NO EVENT SHALL THE SSSST-PD, ITS AFFILIATES OR CONTENT PROVIDERS BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL, PUNITIVE OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES ARISING OUT OF OR RELATED TO THE USE, INABILITY TO USE, AUTHORIZED USE, PERFORMANCE OR NONPERFORMANCE OF THIS SITE, EVEN IF THE SSSST-PD WAS PREVIOUSLY ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES AND REGARDLESS OF WHETHER SUCH DAMAGES ARISE IN CONTRACT, TORT, UNDER STATUTE, IN EQUITY, AT LAW OR OTHERWISE.
The SSSST-PD and its affiliates will not be liable or deemed to be in default for any delay or failure in performance or interruption of the delivery of the content that may result directly or indirectly from any cause or circumstance beyond its or their reasonable control, including but not limited to failure of electronic or mechanical equipment or communication lines, telephone or other interconnect problems, computer viruses, unauthorised access, theft, operator errors, severe weather, earthquakes or natural disasters, strikes or other labour problems, wars, or governmental restrictions.
These Terms and Conditions of Use are governed by the laws of India, without giving effect to any principles of conflicts of laws.
Any dispute relating in any way to your visit to this Web Site or to products you purchase through this Web Site shall be submitted to confidential arbitration in Puttaparthi, except that, to the extent you have in any manner violated or threatened to violate the Web Site’s intellectual property rights, SSSST-PD may seek injunctive or other appropriate relief in any state court of India, and you consent to exclusive jurisdiction and venue in such courts. Arbitration under this agreement shall be conducted under the rules then prevailing of the Arbitration and Conciliation Act, 1996. The arbitrator’s award shall be binding and may be entered as a judgment in any court of competent jurisdiction. To the fullest extent permitted by applicable law, no arbitration under this Agreement shall be joined to an arbitration involving any other party subject to this Agreement, whether through class arbitration proceedings or otherwise.
Copyright Infringement Claims
If you believe that any copyright infringement exists on this Web Site, or any site with a hyperlink to this Web Site, please use the following process to notify us. All claims of copyright infringement should be in writing and should be directed to our designated agent below:
Attn: The Convener
Sri Sathya Sai Sadhana Trust – Publications Department
Puttaparthi, Andhra Pradesh 515 134
Please include the following information:
1. A physical or electronic signature of a person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed.
2. Identification of the copyrighted work claimed to have been infringed, or if multiple copyrighted works at a single Web site are covered by a single claim, a representative list of such works at that Web site.
3. Identification of the material that is claimed to be infringing or to be the subject of infringing activity and that is to be removed or access to which is to be disabled, and information reasonably sufficient to permit the SSST-PD to locate the material.
4. Information reasonably sufficient to permit the SSST-PD to contact the complaining party, such as an address, telephone number, and if available, an electronic mail address at which the complaining party may be contacted.
5. A statement that the complaining party has a good faith belief that use of the material in the manner complained of is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law.
6. A statement that the information in the notice is accurate, and under penalty of perjury, that the complaining party is authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed.
For questions or comments on any of the above, please do not hesitate to contact us.