- Informational Purposes/Personal Use:
- The Bharat Soka Gakkai Site (“Site”) is maintained by the Bharat Soka Gakkai – Headquarters (“BSG”) as a courtesy to those who may choose to access the Site (“you”). The information presented herein is for personal educational purposes only.
- BSG hereby grants you permission to visit and view the Site and to download and copy the information and materials (collectively, “Materials”) from the Site solely for your personal, non-commercial use, without any right to recompile, disassemble, copy, modify, distribute, transmit, display, perform, reproduce, publish or create derivative works from, transfer, or sell any information, software, products, tools or services accessed from this web site or put on social media in any form or medium and in any manner whatsoever. You must not rent, lease, sell, sublicense, lend or in any manner allow any other party to use the Materials, with or without consideration.
- Unless expressly stated otherwise, the findings, interpretations and conclusions expressed in the Materials on this Site are those of the various BSG staff members, consultants and advisers who prepared the work and do not necessarily represent the views of the BSG, its affiliated organizations, or its membership.
- Privacy Notice:
- By accessing this site, certain information about you, such as Internet protocol (IP) addresses, navigation through the Site, the software used and the time spent, along with any other information available to the webmaster of the Site, will be stored on the BSG servers. These will not specifically identify you. The information will be used internally only for website maintenance purposes and traffic and statistical analysis. If you voluntarily provide unique identifying information, such as name, address and other information on forms stored on this Site, such information will be used only to the extent expressly agreed by you for originally intended purposes of use and will not be published for any other purpose unless otherwise specified. However, since communications made by means of the Internet cannot be absolutely secure, you agree that by using the Site, BSG shall have no liability for disclosure of the information due to errors in transmission, unauthorized or fraudulent acts of third parties.
- BSG does not rent, sell or share your personal information provided to the Site and shall not disclose any such personal information to third parties. Notwithstanding anything contained above, BSG reserves the right to disclose personal information where it believes in good faith that such disclosure is required by law, to protect BSG’s rights or property or for other bona-fide uses.
- You agree and warrant that all information that BSG may possess or may obtain pursuant to the use of Material has been possessed or obtained with your permission.
- Availability of access:
- While BSG endeavours to ensure that this Site is normally available 24 hours a day, BSG shall not be liable if for any reason it is unavailable at any time or for any period.
- Access to this Site may be suspended temporarily and without notice in the case of system failure, maintenance, upgrade or repair or for reasons beyond BSG’s control.
- Website material and conduct:
- By accessing the Site, you undertake that you will not:
- use any software, routine or device to interfere or attempt to interfere electronically or manually with the operation or functionality of the Site including but not limited to making available files containing corrupt data or viruses via whatever means;
- deface, alter or interfere with the front end ‘look and feel’ of the Site or the underlying software code; or
- take any action that imposes an unreasonable or disproportionately large load on the Site or related infrastructure.
- Changes to Site:
- BSG may change or discontinue any aspect, service or feature of the Site at any time, including, but not limited to, content, hours of availability, and equipment needed for access or use.
- The copyright to this Site and the content of this Site, including and without limitation, all images, texts and designs, are reserved by BSG and, or, Soka Gakkai president Daisaku Ikeda, except where copyright ownership is otherwise expressly stated. The trademark is also held by BSG.
- No warranties, modifications etc.:
- You expressly agree that use of the Site is at your sole risk. Neither BSG, its present or future parent(s), subsidiaries, or related entities, nor any of their respective employees, agents, third party content providers or licensors warrant that the Site will be uninterrupted or error free; nor do they make any warranty as to the results that may be obtained from use of the Site, or as to the accuracy, reliability or content of any information provided through the Site.
- The Site, including, without limitation, any downloadable software, is provided on an “as is” basis without warranties of any kind, either express or implied, including, but not limited to, warranties of title or implied warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose.
- Limitation of Liability:
- Under no circumstances shall BSG be liable for any loss, damage, liability or expense incurred or suffered, computer and/or device or technology failure or malfunction or for any form of direct or indirect, special, incidental, consequential, exemplary or punitive damages that is claimed to have resulted from the use of this Site or any alleged failure of performance, including, without limitation, any fault, error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect or delay, or any alleged computer virus, communication line failure, theft or destruction of property with respect thereto.
- You agree that this limitation of liability applies whether such allegations are for breach of contract, tortious behaviour, negligence, or otherwise, regardless of the basis upon which liability is claimed and even if BSG has been advised of the possibility of such loss or damage.
- Without limiting the generality of the forgoing, you also specifically acknowledge that BSG is not liable for any actual or alleged defamatory, offensive, or illegal conduct of other Readers of the sites or any other third parties.
- Intellectual Property Rights:
- The Site is expressly owned and operated by BSG. Unless otherwise noted, intellectual property rights in all materials in the Site, including and without limitation, PDFs, video, graphics, footages, text, images, music, song, image, design etc. are owned by BSG or its affiliates or are licensed from third-party service providers by BSG unless expressly stated otherwise.
- The use of the Materials is permitted only for personal, non-commercial use. Copying for reproduction, for redistribution or other purpose of the Site or any part thereof including but not limited to text content, video and graphics to any other server or location including caching of any kind is expressly prohibited. Any violation of the IP as referred to herein shall be governed by the applicable laws.
- Any broadcasting, uploading on any form of media including social networking sites, licensing, distribution of any Material contained in this Site, in whole or in part, to any third party, without the express written permission of BSG is strictly prohibited. Any violation of this condition shall be governed by the applicable laws.
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