Terms and Conditions

ISKCON Connection’s Newsletter

PLEASE READ THE FOLLOWING CAREFULLY
By using the iskconconnection.org web site and RSS Services (?), including its officers, directors, employees, parents, affiliates, successors or assigns, you are agreeing to be bound by the following terms and conditions ("Terms") and the Privacy Policy.

USER CONDUCT
1 You must be 18 years or older. If you are under 18, you may register as a member of ISKCON and subscribe to ISKCON Connections email newsletters only with the permission of a parent or guardian.
2 You must not register others to iskconconnection.org’s membership and newsletter without their authorization.
3 iskconconnection.org’s newsletters are for personal use only. Commercial uses of the email content without prior written authorization are prohibited.
4 You must not modify, adapt or hack iskconconnection.org (or e-mails sent by iskconconnection.org) or create or modify another website so as to falsely imply that it or e-mails sent by it are associated with iskconconnection.org.
5 You must not attempt to gain access to or retrieve information from iskconconnection.org other than through the user interface provided by iskconconnection.org or e-mails sent to you by iskconconnection.org.
6 You must not, in the use of iskconconnection.org, intentionally or unintentionally violate any applicable local, state, national or international law.
7 You must not impersonate iskconconnection.org staff.
8 You must not upload or post any personal information about yourself or others, including home addresses, home telephone numbers, credit card numbers, social security numbers or other government identification numbers.

Violation of any of these user conduct rules will result in the termination of your iskconconnection.org email newsletter subscription.

GENERAL CONDITIONS
• We reserve the right to modify or terminate iskconconnection.org’s newsletter or other email for any reason, without notice at any time.
• We reserve the right to alter these Terms at any time. If the alterations constitute a material change to the Terms, we will notify you via e-mail and/or by temporarily placing a prominent notice on the iskconconnection.org website. What constitutes a "material change" will be determined at our sole discretion, in good faith and reasonable judgment.
• We reserve the right to refuse service to anyone or terminate anyone's service for any reason at any time.

THIS AGREEMENT, INCLUDING THE GENERAL CONDITIONS, THE DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTY AND THE LIMITATION OF LIABILITY, APPLIES TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMISSIBLE.

DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTIES
ISKCONCONNECTION.ORG, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO ITS WEBSITE AND ASSOCIATED SERVICES, IS PROVIDED "AS IS," WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED. WITHOUT LIMITATION OF THE FOREGOING, ISKCONCONNECTION.ORG AND ITS LICENSORS SPECIFICALLY DISCLAIM ANY AND ALL WARRANTIES, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO: (i) ANY WARRANTIES CONCERNING THE AVAILABILITY, ACCURACY, APPROPRIATENESS, RELIABILITY, TIMELINESS, USEFULNESS, OR OTHERWISE OF THE CONTENT ASSOCIATED WITH ISKCONCONNECTION.ORG; AND (ii) ANY WARRANTIES OF TITLE, WARRANTY OF NON-INFRINGEMENT, WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. THIS DISCLAIMER OF LIABILITY APPLIES TO ANY DAMAGES OR INJURY CAUSED BY ISKCONCONNECTION.ORG, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION AS A RESULT OF (1) ANY ERROR, OMMISSION, DELETION OR DEFECT IN THE CONTENT, OR (2) ANY FAILURE OF PERFORMANCE, ERROR, OMISSION, INTERRUPTION, DELETION, DEFECT, DELAY IN OPERATION OR TRANSMISSION, COMPUTER VIRUS, COMMUNICATION LINE FAILURE, THEFT OR DESTRUCTION OR UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS TO, ALTERATION OF, OR USE OF RECORD, WHETHER FOR BREACH OF CONTRACT, TORT, NEGLIGENCE, DEFAMATION OR UNDER ANY OTHER CAUSE OF ACTION. ISKCONCONNECTION.ORG AND ITS LICENSORS DO NOT WARRANT OR GUARANTEE (1) THAT ANY PORTION OF THE WEB SITE OR SERVICES WILL BE FREE OF INFECTION BY VIRUSES, WORMS, TROJAN HORSES OR ANYTHING ELSE MANIFESTING CONTAMINATING OR DESTRUCTIVE PROPERTIES; OR (2) THAT ACCESS TO THE WEBSITE OR SERVICES WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR-FREE. APPLICABLE LAW MAY NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OF IMPLIED WARRANTIES, SO THE ABOVE EXCLUSION MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU. LIMITATION OF LIABILITY IN NO EVENT WILL ISKCONCONNECTION.ORG OR ITS LICENSORS (INCLUDING THEIR RESPECTIVE OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, AGENTS, SPONSORS, ADVERTISERS, PARENTS, AFFILIATES, SUCCESSORS OR ASSIGNS), BE LIABLE TO ANY PARTY (i) FOR ANY INDIRECT, SPECIAL, PUNITIVE, INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES OR ANY OTHER DAMAGES ARISING IN ANY WAY OUT OF THE AVAILABILITY, USE, RELIANCE ON, OR INABILITY TO USE ISKCONCONNECTION.ORG, EVEN IF ANY OF THE FOREGOING PARTIES SHALL HAVE BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES, AND REGARDLESS OF THE FORM OF ACTION, WHETHER IN CONTRACT, TORT, OR OTHERWISE; OR (ii) FOR ANY CLAIM ATTRIBUTABLE TO ERRORS, OMISSIONS, OR OTHER INACCURACIES IN, OR DESTRUCTIVE PROPERTIES OF ISKCONCONNECTION.ORG. BECAUSE SOME STATES OR JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OR THE LIMITATION OF LIABILITY FOR CONSEQUENTIAL OR INCIDENTAL DAMAGES, IN SUCH STATES OR JURISDICTIONS, LIABILITY SHALL BE LIMITED TO THE EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.

COPYRIGHTS
All copyrights in and to iskconconnection.org, including but not limited to the website, compilation of content, postings, subscription content (including Paid Content) not in the public domain, iskconconnection.org software, or any parts of the aforementioned are owned by iskconconnection.org and/or its suppliers, authors, publishers and/or licensors. FOR COPYRIGHTED CONTENT AVAILABLE ON/THROUGH ISKCONCONNECTION.ORG UNDER A CREATIVE COMMONS OR OTHER LICENSE, YOU MUST ADHERE TO THE CONDITIONS SET FORTH IN THE RESPECTIVE LICENSE AS LINKED TO OR DISPLAYED BY ISKCONCONNECTION.ORG. FOR COPYRIGHTED CONTENT AVAILABLE ON/THROUGH ISKCONCONNECTION.ORG FOR WHICH ALL RIGHTS ARE RESERVED, YOU MUST NOT REPRODUCE, FORWARD OR SHARE SUCH CONTENT WITH OTHERS (OTHER THAN PERMISSIBLE UNDER APPLICABLE COPYRIGHT LAW). DUE TO CONSTRAINTS FROM CERTAIN PUBLISHERS, AUTHORS AND LICENSORS, INDIVIDUAL TITLES MAY BE AVAILABLE ONLY TO SUBSCRIBERS FROM CERTAIN TERRITORIES. YOU AGREE TO REGISTER FOR SUCH TITLES ONLY IF YOU RESIDE IN THE DESIGNATED TERRITORY. FAILURE TO COMPLY WITH THESE TERMS MAY SUBJECT YOU AND OTHERS TO CIVIL AND CRIMINAL PENALTIES, INCLUDING POSSIBLE MONETARY DAMAGES, FOR COPYRIGHT INFRINGEMENT. NOTICE AND PROCEDURE FOR MAKING CLAIMS OF COPYRIGHT OR INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY INFRINGEMENT.

If you believe that your work has been copied in a way that constitutes copyright infringement, or your intellectual property rights have been otherwise violated, please provide iskconconnection.org’s Copyright Agent with all of the following information:
• an electronic or physical signature of the person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of the copyright or other intellectual property interest;
• a description of the copyrighted work or other intellectual property that you claim has been infringed;
• a description of where the material that you claim is infringing is located on the site;
• your address, telephone number, and email address;
• a statement by you that you have a good faith belief that the disputed use is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law;
• a statement by you, made under penalty of perjury, that the above information in your notice is accurate and that you are the copyright or intellectual property owner or authorized to act on the copyright or intellectual property owner's behalf.

ISKCONCONNECTION.ORG's Agent for notice of claims of copyright or other intellectual property infringement can be reached as follows. By mail: ISKCON Connection c/o Legal Dept. PO Box 430 Alachua FL 32616 By email: office [at] iskconconnection [dot] org PROPRIETARY RIGHTS The iskconconnection.org logo and the names of all iskconconnection.org products and/or services are either trademarks or service marks, or registered trademarks and/or service marks of iskconconnection.org. Iskconconnection.org owns the design, format and layout of iskconconnection.org.

APPLICABLE LAWS / JURISDICTION
You agree that the laws of the State of West Bengal, India, excluding its conflicts-of-law rules, shall govern these Terms. Please note that your use of iskconconnection.org may be subject to other local, state, national, and international laws. You expressly agree that exclusive jurisdiction for any claim or dispute with iskconconnection.org or relating in any way to your use of iskconconnection.org resides in the courts of the State of West Bengal, India, and you further agree and expressly consent to the exercise of personal jurisdiction in the courts of the State of West Bengal, India, in connection with any such dispute and including any claim involving iskconconnection.org or its affiliates, subsidiaries, employees, contractors, officers, directors, telecommunication providers and content providers.

PROVISIONS UNENFORCEABLE OR INVALID
If any part of this agreement is held invalid or unenforceable, that portion shall be construed in a manner consistent with applicable law to reflect, as nearly as possible, the original intentions of the parties, and the remaining portions shall remain in full force and effect.

ASSIGNMENT / NO JOINT VENTURE
You shall not transfer, assign, sublicense nor pledge in any manner whatsoever, any of your rights or obligations under this Agreement. Iskconconnection.org may transfer, assign, sublicense or pledge in any manner whatsoever, any of its rights and obligations under this agreement to a subsidiary, affiliate, or successor thereof or to any third party whatsoever, without notifying you or receiving your consent. Iskconconnection.org and you are independent entities, and nothing in these Terms, or via use of iskconconnection.org, will create any partnership, joint venture, agency, franchise, sales representative, or employment relationship between iskconconnection.org and you.

AFFILIATE TERMS OF SERVICE
Any affiliate of iskconconnection.org (“Affiliate”) agrees to the iskconconnection.org Terms and Conditions as set forth above, including, but not limited to terms set forth in “General Conditions”, “License”, “Disclaimer of Warranties”, “Limitation of Liability”, “Copyrights”, “Notice and Procedure for Making Claims of Copyright or Intellectual Property Infringement”; “Applicable Laws/Jurisdiction”; and “Assignment/No Joint Venture”. Without limiting the foregoing, the Affiliate hereby agrees that:
• Any and all material, serializations, or technology sent, made accessible, or that includes any reference to the Affiliate (“Material”) shall be received “as is”, without warranty of any kind, either express or implied.
• Iskconconnection.org shall have no liability associated with the Material.
• Copyrights and all other rights to the Material are owned, as between Affiliate and iskconconnection.org, by iskconconnection.org.
• Iskconconnection.org shall have the right to terminate any Affiliate for any reason at any time without notice.