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Use of materials from this website

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Linking to this website.

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Use of E-mails or "Contact" Feature of This Website

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Unlawful activity

Don't abuse this website. We reserve the right to investigate complaints or reported violations of this agreement and to take any action we deem appropriate, including but not limited to reporting any suspected unlawful activity to law enforcement officials, regulators, or other third parties and disclosing any information necessary or appropriate to such persons or entities relating to usage, your email addresses, IP addresses, traffic information, and any other pertinent information.

Links to other sites (non-Gurbani.Org websites)

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If you choose to link to a Website not controlled by Gurbani.Org, Gurbani.Org makes no warranties, either express or implied, concerning the content of such site, including the accuracy, completeness, reliability or suitability thereof for any particular purpose, nor does Gurbani.Org warrant that such site or content is free from any claims of copyright, trademark or other infringement of the rights of third parties or that such site or content is devoid of viruses or other contamination. Gurbani.Org does not guarantee the authenticity of documents on the Internet. Links to non-Gurbani.Org Websites do not imply any endorsement of or responsibility for the opinions, ideas, products, information or services offered at such sites, or any representation regarding the content at such sites.

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More information

For more information, read our following notices: "Privacy Policy", "The Gurbani Blog"

THE GURBANI BLOG - Comment Moderation Policy

If you wish to participate and interact within the Gurbani Blog through the use of comments feature, we ask that you follow the guidelines below. We strive to create a fun, friendly, and inviting atmosphere. The ground rules for commenting on the Gurbani Blog are simple. Treat people the way you want to be treated. If you disagree, respectfully explain why.

Just be yourself, only yourself, and just one of yourself. Don't misrepresent yourself or others.

Stay on point using concise language. If your comment is more than a few paragraphs long, consider publishing it on your own site instead.

Your comment may be deleted, truncated, or edited if it matches any of the following criteria:

  • Advocates an illegal practice
  • Is widely off-topic, not relevant to the post
  • Is not supported by the Gurbani
  • Does not contribute to the Gurbani Vichaar
  • Makes this Blog's community a less civil and enjoyable place to be
  • Uses vulgar, profane, or unnecessarily harsh language
  • Is spam or appears to be written primarily to post a link or advertise
  • Is written anonymously
  • Contains copyrighted material not licensed for distribution on the site
  • Impersonates another user
  • Contains an affiliate link
  • Contains personal insults, including racist or sexist terms
  • Is posted with the sole intention to be offensive and rile people up
  • is not written in one of these languages: English, Punjabi, Urdu, Gujarati, or Hindi.

A comment may be held for moderation.

These guidelines are not meant to be an exhaustive list. The deletion of comments is wholly within the discretion of the moderators at the Gurbani Blog and we will err on the side of maintaining a safe and friendly community.

If you believe a comment published on the Gurbani Blog violates any of the listed guidelines or that you feel needs special attention, contact us using the "Contact" feature of this website. Do not publicly report comments using social media such as Facebook or Twitter.

By submitting a comment here you agree to the above comment policy and grant this site a perpetual license to reproduce your words and name/web site in attribution.

More information

For more information, read our following notices: "Privacy Policy", "General Terms of Use"


This privacy policy describes what types of information we collect and how we use it.

This is not a commercial website: WE DO NOT SELL OR MARKET PRODUCTS OR SERVICES FOR PURCHASE BY CHILDREN OR ADULTS. Also, 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.

If you are under the age of thirteen

Protecting the privacy of the very young is especially important. Gurbani.org abides by the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA). IF YOU ARE UNDER 13, WE ASK YOU NOT TO DISCLOSE OR PROVIDE PERSONALLY IDENTIFIABLE INFORMATION ON OR VIA THIS WEBSITE.

Personally-identifying information

Certain visitors to Gurbani.org website choose to interact with Gurbani.org's certain features (such as "Contact", "tell-a-friend", add comments at the Gurbani Blog, subscribe to the Gurbani Blog (via third-party - Google Feedburner, read their terms of service and privacy policy) that require personally-identifying information (such as your name and email address). In addition, Internet Protocol (IP) addresses is also recorded for users leaving comments on our blogs and users using our "Contact" form to contact us.

Admin and any others that may help the admin with the site will be able to see this information.

Who will hold the information

Gurbani.org will hold it and our web host it on our behalf.

How we will use the information

We will only use your personal information to communicate with you, and publish your comments.

Gurbani.org does not disclose personally-identifying information - we do not sell, share, give away or distribute in any way, this information.

Visitors can always refuse to supply personally-identifying information, however, with this the drawback is that it may prevent you from using certain website-related features.

If you are outside the United States, you should know that any personally identifiable information you enter into this website will be transferred out of your country and into the United States, and possibly to other countries. By using this website, you consent to such transfer, and are representing that you have the right to transfer such information outside your country.

How long the information will be held

We will hold the information for as long as we operate this or any related website. We will delete your information when we no longer operate this or any related website or when you ask us to. You can still unsubscribe from the mailing list (Google - Feedburner).

Other information and cookies

We may collect statistical information about visits to the website to help me understand its usage (this information is anonymous).

The functionality of our "The Gurbani Blog" may use cookies. When you comment on this site, your browser may store your name, email and URL in a cookie, auto-populating the fields the next time you visit. The cookies that WordPress generates for commenters are described here.

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How you can contact us

If you have questions or concerns regarding any of the notices here, personal information about you that we have stored, or to request correction of such personal information you may contact us by using the electronic mail - the "Contact" feature of this website.

More information

For more information, read our following notices: "General Terms of Use", "The Gurbani Blog"

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