Gurbani.org 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 site

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.

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.

Blog Comment Guidelines

If you wish to participate and interact within the Gurbani Blog through the use of comments feature, we ask you follow this comment policy.

We strive to create a learning, fun, friendly, and inviting atmosphere. The ground rules for commenting on Gurbani Blog are simple. Treat people the way you want to be treated.

We welcome different perspectives and viewpoints but we all need to clearly communicate them without tearing the opposition down in the process.

Keep it very short. Stay on the point using concise language. If your comment is more than a few paragraphs long, consider publishing it on your own website instead.

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

  • Is widely off-topic, not relevant to the subject matter of the post it is made on, or unnecessarily long
  • Is not supported by the Gurbani or does not contribute to the Gurbani-Vichaar
  • Is spam or appears to be written primarily to post an external link
  • Contains an affiliate link or advertise
  • Is written anonymously, or impersonates another user
  • Advocates an illegal practice
  • Contains copyrighted material not licensed for distribution on the site
  • Contains personal insults, including racist or sexist terms, offensive or inappropriate language, and/or considered rude by the gurbani.org.

All comments within gurbani.org are the responsibility of the commenter, not the gurbani.org. By submitting a comment on Gurbani Blog, you agree that the comment content is your own, You remain solely responsible for the content of your messages, and you agree to fully hold harmless from any and all repercussions, damages, or liability.

While we appreciate each comment, if your comment does not follow our comment policy, it will be removed. Continuous abuse of the policy will result in permanent ban of the IP address, domain, and the email used.

We reserves the right to edit, delete, move, or mark as spam any and all comments. We also have the right to block access to any one or group from commenting or from the entire blog.

These guidelines are not meant to be an exhaustive list. 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.

Disclaimer

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 gurbani.org, 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 gurbani.org, 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 Gurbani.org, 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.

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.

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: 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 November 23, 2020