TERMS AND CONDITIONS
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swaminarayan.melbourne or sstmelbourne.org.au or any of its foreign language translations, affiliate temples subsites, reference, knowledge website and all other online information (hereafter referred to as “Site”) are operated by the Shree Swaminarayan Temple Melbourne (“SSTM”), consisting of information, services, proprietary content, links, search capabilities and other internet resources (“Materials”) provided by the SSTM, affiliates of the SSTM, and third parties to individuals viewing and using the site (“Users”).
By using our site, you confirm that you accept and agree to Our Legal Notices. We may amend or revise our Legal Notices at any time by updating the website text for these pages.
If you do not agree to Our Legal Notices, you must not use our site.
We recommend that you print a copy of these terms for future reference.
2. Copyright and Trademark Protection
The Site layout, “look and feel,” functionalities, design and software, page headers, button icons, scripts, and service names are trademarks or trade dress (“Materials”) of this Site or its subsidiaries and are the property of the SSTM, its affiliated companies or licencors, and are protected by international copyright and trademark laws. All software used on this Site is the property of swaminarayan.melbourne or its software suppliers and protected by international copyright laws.
You may not publish, copy, display, distribute, transmit, perform, modify, create derivative works from, or sell any Materials, information, products or services obtained from this Site, except as otherwise expressly permitted under applicable law or as described in these Terms and Conditions of Use.
3. Use and Downloading of Materials
You may print or download Materials on the Site for your personal, non-commercial use, provided you keep intact all copyright and other proprietary notices.
4. Denial of Access, Use, or Service
SSTM reserves the right to deny access, use or service on this Site or any of its subsidiaries to any User, for any reason whatsoever, at its sole discretion.
5. News Items and Privacy Releases
Publishers of news items do not generally obtain releases from subjects, individuals, groups or entities that are shown in their photographs or graphics or quoted in their texts. Also, no clearance is obtained from the owners of trademarks or copyrighted materials whose marks or materials are included in news items. Therefore, you will be solely responsible for obtaining any and all necessary releases if you use news items that you find on this Site. Neither SSTM nor any other publisher or news service will be liable for any delays, inaccuracies, errors or omissions in any news material or in the transmission or delivery of all or any part thereof or for any damages arising from any of the foregoing.
6. Transaction Fees
SSTM charges transactions fees to its users for processing online orders and donations. The transaction fees charged are not a source of income and is the actual cost SSTM incurs from its payment providers.
7. Linking, Framing and Third Party Sites
The Site provides links to other World Wide Web sites or resources. Hyperlinks to other Internet resources are provided for your convenience. The editors of the Site have selected these resources as having some value and pertinence, but the development and maintenance of such third-party sites are not under the direction of SSTM. Thus, the content, accuracy, opinions expressed, and other links provided by these resources are neither verified nor endorsed by the SSTM.
Because SSTM has no control over such sites and resources, you acknowledge and agree that SSTM is not responsible for the availability of such external sites or resources, and does not endorse and is not responsible or liable for any content, advertising, products, or other materials on or available from such sites or resources and shall not be liable, directly or indirectly, for any damage or loss caused by the use of any such content, product or materials.
8. Compliance with Laws, Junk Mail and Spam
Use of the Services is subject to all applicable local, state, national and international laws and regulations (including without limitation those governing account collection, export control, consumer protection, unfair competition, anti-discrimination or false advertising). Each User agrees: (1) not to use the Services for illegal purposes; (2) not to interfere or disrupt networks connected to the Services; (3) to comply with all regulations, policies and procedures of networks connected to the Services; (4) not to use the Services to infringe any third party’s copyright, patent, trademark, trade secret or other proprietary rights or rights of publicity or privacy; and (5) not to transmit through the Services any unlawful, harassing, libelous, abusive, threatening, harmful, vulgar, obscene or otherwise objectionable material of any kind or nature. Each User further agrees not to transmit any material that encourages conduct that could constitute a criminal offense, give rise to civil liability or otherwise violate any applicable local, state, national or international law or regulation. Each User agrees not to use the Services for chain letters, junk mail, spamming or any use of distribution lists to any person who has not given specific permission to be included in such a process, and further agrees not to attempt to gain unauthorized access to other computer systems.
9. Limitation of Liability
IN NO EVENT SHALL SSTM, 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 SSTM 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.
All contents of this Site are Copyright ©2002-2017 Shree Swaminarayan Temple Melbourne. All rights reserved. Photographs, illustrations, software or other “Materials” are sometimes separately copyrighted by their respective owners, as noted in the credits. For the purpose of spreading Satsang and the Supreme Lords glory, we are permitting the download, distribute and use any material on ” as long as it remains unaltered and is attributed back to swaminarayan.melbourne; please refer to our Copyright License for further details.