Restrictions on use

The MAC KASHMIR website is owned and operated by Media Analysis Centre, Kashmir (hereafter referred to as MAC). It contains material which is derived in whole or in part from material supplied by MAC and is protected by international copyright and trademark laws. The restrictions on use of the material and content on the MAC website are specified below. Except where specifically authorized, nobody is authorized to modify, copy, reproduce, republish, upload, post, transmit or distribute in any way any material from the MAC site  including code and software.

Visitor Conduct

Any member of the audience or visitor to the MAC site in any capacity may use the MAC site for lawful purposes only. Visitors or Subscribers shall not post or transmit through the MAC site any material which violates or infringes in any way upon the rights of others, which is unlawful, threatening, abusive, defamatory, invasive of privacy or publicity rights, vulgar, obscene, profane or otherwise objectionable, which encourages conduct that would constitute a criminal offence, give right to civil liability or otherwise violate any law, or which, without MAC’s prior approval, contain advertising or any solicitation with respect to products or services. The MAC site is covered by applicable copyright laws.

Any visitor to the MAC website may not modify, publish, transmit, participate in the transfer or sale, create derivative works, or in any way exploit, any of the content, in whole or in part. Visitors to the website may download copyrighted material for personal use only.

Except as otherwise expressly permitted under copyright law, no copying, redistribution, retransmission, publication or commercial exploitation of downloaded material will be permitted without the express permission of MAC. In the event of any permitted copying, redistribution or publication of copyrighted material, no changes in or deletion of author attribution, trademark legend or copyright notice shall be made. The visitor must acknowledge that no ownership rights are acquired by downloading copyrighted material.

Visitor or Subscriber shall not upload, post or otherwise make available on the MAC website any material protected by copyright, trademark or other proprietary right without the express permission of the owner of the copyright, trademark or other proprietary right. The burden of determining that any material is not protected by copyright rests with Visitor/Subscriber. Visitor/Subscriber shall be solely liable for any damage resulting from any infringement of copyrights, proprietary rights, or any other harm resulting from such a submission.

By submitting material to any public area of MAC site, the visitor/subscriber automatically grants, or warrants that the owner of such material has expressly granted MAC the royalty fee, perpetual, irrevocable, non-exclusive right and license to use, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish, translate and distribute such material (in whole or in part) worldwide and/or to incorporate it in other works in any form, media or technology now known or hereafter developed for the full term of any copyright that may exist in such material. The visitor/subscriber also permits any other visitor/subscriber to access, view, store or reproduce the material for that visitor/subscriber’s personal use. Visitor/Subscriber hereby grants MAC  the right to edit, copy, publish and distribute any material made available on MAC site by the Visitor/Subscriber.

The foregoing provisions are for the benefit of MAC, its subsidiaries, affiliates and its third party content providers and licensors. Each shall have the right to assert and enforce such provisions directly or on its own behalf.

Disclaimer of Warranty: Limitation of Liability

Visitor/Subscriber expressly agrees that use of the MAC site is at the visitor/subscriber’s sole risk. MAC , its affiliates nor any of their respective employees, agents, third party content providers or licensors do not warrant that the MAC 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 MAC website, or as to the accuracy, reliability or content of any information, service, or merchandise provided through the MAC website.

The MAC site 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, other than those warranties which are implied by and incapable of exclusion, restriction or modification under the laws applicable to this agreement.

This disclaimer of liability applies to any damages or injury, caused by any failure of performance, error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation or transmission, computer virus, communication line failure, theft or destruction or unauthorized access to, alteration of, or use of record, whether for breach of contract, tortious behavior, negligence, or under any other cause of action. Subscriber specifically acknowledges that MAC is not liable for the defamatory, offensive or illegal conduct of other subscribers or third-parties in cases including but not limited to any interactive communication on or through the sites and that the risk of injury from the foregoing rests entirely with subscriber(s).

In no event will MAC, or any person or entity involved in creating, producing or distributing the MAC site or the MAC sites software, be liable for any damages, including, without limitation, direct, indirect, incidental, special, consequential or punitive damages arising out of the use of or inability to use the MAC site. Subscriber hereby acknowledges that the provisions of this section shall apply to all content on the MAC site.

In addition to the terms set forth above MAC and/or ts affiliates, information providers or content partners shall not be liable regardless of the cause or duration, for any errors, inaccuracies, omissions, or other defects in, or untimeliness or unauthenticity of, the information contained on the MAC website, or for any delay or interruption in the transmission thereof to the user, or for any claims or losses arising therefrom or occasioned thereby. None of the foregoing parties shall be liable for any third-party claims or losses of any nature, including, but not limited to, lost profits, punitive or consequential damages. MAC, its affiliates, information providers or content partners shall have no liability for investment decisions based on the information provided. MAC or its affiliates, information providers or content partners do not warrant and do not guarantee the timeliness, sequence, accuracy or completeness of information.