Terms of Use and Privacy Policy

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Gurbani.org has established a framework of policies, terms and conditions that govern your interaction with this Website

Terme of Use

Your Consent: Read this document carefully before using this website. By using our website, you consent to this document, without modification, of the terms and conditions listed. By accessing and using this website, visitors accept and agree to be bound by the terms and provision of this agreement. In addition, when using this site, visitors shall be subject to any posted guidelines or rules applicable to such Services, which may be posted and modified over time.

This document is dynamic. It will continually change. You may not assume that it remains the same. You will receive no notification of changes to it. Gurbani.org may, in its sole discretion, terminate, modify or revise this document if and when Gurbani.org wishes to do so without consent or prior notice to you, and you agree to be bound by such modifications or revisions. We will post updated version on this page. You should read this entire page before your each use of this website. Any continued use of this site after any change will constitute acceptance of such change.

ANY PARTICIPATION IN THIS SITE WILL CONSTITUTE ACCEPTANCE OF THIS AGREEMENT. IF YOU DO NOT AGREE TO ABIDE IT, DO NOT USE THIS WEBSITE.

Liability of Information: This site is made available for informational purposes only and is not in the nature of advice. This site shall not be responsible or liable for the accuracy, usefulness or availability of any information transmitted or made available via the site, and shall not be responsible or liable for any error or omissions in that information.

Restrictions On Use: You agree that you will not modify, copy, reproduce, republish, upload, repost, reuse, transmit, display or distribute in any way any material from this website including code and software and images. You also agree that you will not use any robot, spider, other automated device, or manual process to monitor or copy any content from this website. Excerpts and links may be used provided that (1) full and clear credit is given to gurbani.org with appropriate and specific direction to the original content, (2) you make no modification to the material and (3) you make no representations of ownership, (4) you are NOT Allowed to Plagiarize Our Content and/or Translate Content On Your Site, (5) as this Website routinely gets updated, you are not allowed to copy and paste content (articles, Blog posts…) to your website pages, PDF files, on any networked computer, any other type of media, etc. Instead add a direct link to them. This way the reader can see the most updated editions.

Use of Content From This Website: All materials (articles, Blog posts, etc.) on this website are only for personal and non-commercial use. For any other non-personal and commercial use such as books, magazines, newsletters, newspapers, posting in forums, posting in message boards, posting in chat rooms, posting in blogs, using in audio/video or any other type of media, electronic or mechanical, contact us for permission.

Third-party links: Our website may contain links to other websites provided by third parties not under our control. When following a link and providing information to a 3rd-party website, please be aware that we are not responsible for the data provided to that third party. This privacy policy only applies to the gurbani.org, so when you visit other websites, even when you click on a link posted on gurbani.org, you should read their own privacy policies and terms of use.

Blog Comment Policy: If you wish to participate and interact within the Gurbani Blog through the use of comments feature, we ask you follow our Comment Policy.

Responsibility of Visitors: Visitors are responsible for their own comments and any content or info provided is of their own free will.


Privacy Policy

Children’s Privacy: Our Website is not intended for children under 13 years of age. We do not knowingly collect personal information from children under 13, or equivalent minimum age depending on the jurisdiction. If you are under the age of 13, we ask you not to disclose or provide personally identifiable information on or via this website, including your name, address, telephone number or email address . Please notify us if you know of any children using our Website or services so we can take action to prevent access to our Website and services and delete their information.

Data Collection

No account registration required on this site: No visitor is required to register on this site to use it. Hence, no visitor is accountholder on this site for we do not currently allow or ask user registrations on the site. Also, we have not allowed or asked so in the past either. If all you do is just visit and surf Gurbani.org, no registration is required, and you do not need to provide any personal information.

Comments: When unregistered visitors leave comments on the Gurbani Bog site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection. After approval of your comment, your name is visible to the public in the context of your comment.

Contact form: Visitors who chose to use our “Contact” form, provide a username and email address. In addition, Internet Protocol (IP) addresses is also recorded for users using our “Contact” form to help spam detection. However, the information you enter in the contact form is not saved or stored in the database of this site. If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.

Third-Party services: Visitors who chose to subscribe to the Gurbani Blog will receive emails when new content on the site is published. This service is provided via third-party – Google Feedburner and is subject to their terms of service and their privacy policy. You can remove yourself via the unsubscribe options in our email communications. If visitors do not wish to receive emails when new content on the site is published then they should not subscribe for an email subscription.

Cookies: If you leave a comment on our Gurbani Blog page you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.

Disabling and enabling cookies: You have the ability to accept or decline cookies by modifying the settings on your browser.

Embedded content from other websites: Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website. These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

Data Use

Who we share your data with: Gurbani.org will not sell or lease your personal information to third parties unless we have your permission or are required by law to do so

How long we retain your data: If you leave a comment on our Gurbani Blog, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.

Where we send your data: Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.

Data Security

Information you provide to us is stored on  a remote, shared  server which hosts our site. We try to keep our computer hardened. However, please be aware that no hardening measures or security solutions are infallible. Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure. The reality is computers and servers do get hacked. Therefore, we cannot guarantee the security of your personal information transmitted to our Website. Any transmission of personal information is at your own risk. If you feel uncomfortable with this, then don’t use this website.

Policy Changes

This Policy may change from time to time, and in our sole discretion. Visitors are encouraged to frequently check this page for any changes. Any continued use of this site after any change will constitute acceptance of such change.

Contact

Please contact us if you have any questions about this document or data.

This page was last updated on June 30, 2018