Terms of Use and Privacy Policy

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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.

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. may, in its sole discretion, terminate, modify or revise this document if and when 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.


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. You are NOT Allowed to Plagiarize Our Content and/or Translate Content On Your Site.

Unauthorized use and/or duplication of this material without express and written permission from this site’s author and/or owner is strictly prohibited. The contents of this website routinely get updated. So,  don’t cut/copy the material from this website and paste it on any other websites, PDF, social medias, newsletters, etc. Instead, create a direct link to the article(s) or any other material posted on this website. This way the readers can see the most updated edition of our content.

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


Liability of Information: The information contained in this website is for general 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. We make no representations or guarantees of any sort, express or inferred, about the fulfilment, precision, unwavering quality, suitability or accessibility concerning the site or the data, items, benefits, or related design contained on the site for any reason. Any dependence you put on such data is in this way entirely at your own particular risk.

In no occasion will we be responsible for any misfortune or harm including without impediment, roundabout or considerable misfortune or harm, or any misfortune or harm at all emerging from loss of information or benefits emerging out of, or regarding, the utilization of this site.

Third-party links: Our website contains links to other websites which are not under the, and does not necessarily imply a recommendation or endorse the views expressed within them. 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. So, when you visit other websites, even when you click on a link posted on, you should read their own privacy policies and terms of use.

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, no registration is required, and you do not need to provide any personal information.

Comments: When 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.

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.

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.

Third-Party services – Google Feedburner: 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 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. Beginning in July, 2021, Google will discontinue this service.

Third-Party services – Jetpack: Mailing Lists: Visitors who chose to register for a double-opt-in email list will receive emails when new content on the site is published. Also, visitors who subscribe to be notified of follow-up comments will receive emails when follow-up comment is made to a post. This service is provided by Automattic (via Jetpack) and is subject to Automattic’s Privacy Policy. If visitors do not wish to be tracked then they should not register for an email subscription.

Jetpack – Notifications: This feature requires usage of the following information and data: connected user’s email address and and user ID, user agent, notification data (e.g. comment content), locale, MD5 hash of connected user’s email address (for the Gravatar profile image), and current window URL. Additionally, for activity tracking (detailed below): IP address, user ID, username, site ID and URL, Jetpack version, user agent, visiting URL, referring URL, timestamp of event, browser language, country code.
Activity Tracked: Sending notifications (i.e. when we send a notification to a particular user), opening notifications (i.e. when a user opens a notification that they receive), performing an action from within the notification panel (e.g. liking a comment or marking a comment as spam), and clicking on any link from within the notification panel/interface.

Jetpack- Subscription: To set up and process subscriptions, we use the subscriber’s email address, as well as the ID of the post or comment (depending on the specific subscription being processed).In the event of a new subscription being initiated, we also collect some basic server data, including all of the subscribing user’s HTTP request headers, the IP address from which the subscribing user is viewing the page, and the URI which was given in order to access the page (REQUEST_URI and DOCUMENT_URI). This server data used for the exclusive purpose of monitoring and preventing abuse and spam.
Activity Tracked: Functionality cookies are set for a duration of 347 days to remember a visitor’s blog and post subscription choices if, in fact, they have an active subscription.

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

Visitors who do not wish to have cookies placed on their computers should set their browsers to refuse cookies before using this website, with the drawback that certain features may not function properly without the aid of cookies.

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: 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.


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

This page was last updated on May 22, 2021