Gurbani.org Terms of Use and Privacy Policy

Who we are

Our website address is https://www.gurbani.org.

This website (‘gurbani.org’) is not a business or commerce website — we don’t sell or market products or services for purchase via gurbani.org.

Terme of Use

Your Consent

Please ensure you have read the conditions of use. Read this document carefully before using gurbani.org.

By using gurbani.org, 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.

We reserve the right to revise and amend this document. 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 gurbani.org. Any continued use of this website after any change will constitute acceptance of such change.

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

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 gurbani.org. You also agree that you will not use any robot, spider, other automated device, or manual process to monitor or copy any content from gurbani.org. You are NOT Allowed to Plagiarize Our Content and/or Translate Content On Your website.

Unauthorized use and/or duplication of this material without express and written permission from gurbani.org’s author and/or owner is strictly prohibited. The contents of this website routinely get updated. So, don’t cut/copy the material from gurbani.org 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 gurbani.org. 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.


Disclaimer

Liability of Information

The information contained in gurbani.org is for general informational purposes only and is not in the nature of advice. Nothing on gurbani.org should be taken to constitute professional advice or a formal recommendation and we exclude all representations and warranties relating to the content and use of this website.

gurbani.org shall not be responsible or liable for the accuracy, usefulness or availability of any information transmitted or made available via gurbani.org, 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 this website or the data, items, benefits, or related design contained on gurbani.org for any reason. Any dependence you put on such data is in this way entirely at your own risk.

gurbani.org is provided ‘as-is‘ and gurbani.org makes no representations or warranties in relation to the accuracy or completeness of the information found on it. e do not make any representations or warranties about any content contained in or accessed through gurbani.org, and we do not warrant that the information will be kept up to date, or that gurbani.org will always (or ever) be available for use, or any warranty that the use of gurbani.org will be uninterrupted or error-free.

Third-party links

Links to other websites are provided for the convenience of users. A link to an external website does not imply an endorsement of the views, information or products provided or held by such websites.. We are unable to provide any warranty regarding the accuracy or completeness of the content of such websites, or the reliability, quality or effectiveness of any products provided through external websites.

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.

All intellectual property rights in relation to gurbani.org are reserved and owned by gurbani.org

Embedded content from other websites

Articles on gurbani.org 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.


Privacy Policy

Children’s Privacy

gurbani.org 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 gurbani.org or services so we can take action to prevent access to gurbani.org and services and delete their information.

Data Collection

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

Comments

When visitors leave comments on the ‘Gurbani Blog’ of this website, 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 gurbani.org.

Cookies

If you leave a comment on gurbani.org you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies (only if that feature is enabled). 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.

For cookies specific to the Jetpack plugin, please see the Jetpack section below.

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 gurbani.org, with the drawback that certain features may not function properly without the aid of cookies.

Data Use

Who we share your data with: We do not share your data with any third-parties.

For data specific to the Jetpack plugin, please see the Jetpack section below.

Additionally, if reCAPTCHA (by Google) is enabled by gurbani.org, the sharing party’s IP address will be shared with that service. For more details, please refer to Google’s Privacy Policy.

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 gurbani.org. We do not warrant that the servers that make gurbani.org available will be error, virus or bug free and you accept that it is your responsibility to make adequate provision for protection against such threats.

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 gurbani.org. Any transmission of personal information is at your own risk. If you feel uncomfortable with this, then don’t use gurbani.org.


Third-Party services – Jetpack

The following features are added by the Jetpack plugin. Please refer to Automattic’s Privacy Notice for details.

Mailing Lists: Visitors who chose to register for a double-opt-in email list will receive emails when new content on gurbani.org 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 WordPress.com user’s email address 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, WordPress.com user ID, WordPress.com username, WordPress.com-connected 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 initiate and process subscriptions, the following information is used: subscriber’s email address and 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.


Contact us

Please use our contact page for further questions.


This page was last updated on May 07, 2024

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