Terms and Conditions for Riseup Forum

Rise Up Forum

Terms of Use Agreement

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Welcome to https://www.riseupforum.org/ (the website) where you may avail services provided by Rise Up Forum, NGO, registered under Indian Trust Act 1882 and having registered office Rudra 5/2515-A, Mangattu Parambil, Thekkukizhakke Ghannam Paramba, PR Nambiar Road, Kozhikode, Kerala 673001 and true owner of this website (https://www.riseupforum.org/).

Rise Up Forum (herein referred to as “Rise Up Forum”, “we”, “us” or “our”)provides and makes available this website (this “Site”) to provide Site visitors, Donors and users (“you”,”your”) with information about our organization and access to our platform, resources and services (this Site and such materials and services collectively, the Rise Up Forum Services”).This Terms and Conditions of Services (“Agreement”) between Rise Up Forum and users/ registered members of the website (“You”) describes the terms on which Rise Up Forum offers you the Services (as defined below) through the website. These Website Standard Terms and Conditions written on this webpage shall manage your use of our website, Rise Up Forum accessible at https://www.riseupforum.org/.

Introduction

We reserve the right to revise, amend or modify the policy entitled in this disclaimer at any time. Any change or revision, thus made will be posted on the site. It is therefore advised that you review these terms timely to ensure you are updated.

These Terms will be applied fully and affect your use of this Website. Before using this website, you must carefully read, understand, accept and agree to abide by all the terms and conditions under this Agreement. You must not use this Website if you disagree with any of these Website Standard Terms and Conditions

We do not involve ourselves to do sales or business to gain profits for any of the services we provide nor are we liable for any malpractices and losses in the name of Rise Up Forum with regards to the information we receive.

If you are under 13 years of age, you are not authorized to use this Site. If you are 13 or older but under 18, you may use the Rise Up Forum Services, with or without registering, only with the approval of your parent or guardian. If you are a parent or guardian agreeing to this Agreement for the benefit of anyone under the age of 18, you represent and warrant that you have reviewed and now consent to this Agreement and accept full responsibility for your child’s use of the Rise Up Forum Services.

We accept no liability for loss or damage, including personal injury, resulting from use of this website.

We will not accept liabilities for damage caused by viruses. We make all reasonable efforts to make sure malware or viruses are not transmitted from this website, however this is not guaranteed. We recommend you to safeguard your IT equipment before downloading information and files.

When we provide links to other websites it does not mean that we approve of or endorse the views and information contained in the website. We accept no liability for damage caused by malware or viruses on websites that we have linked to.

Our downloadable documents, brochures and web pages are provided for use. You may copy or print the information for private purposes including teaching. You may not amend the content or use it for commercial purposes without Rise Up Forum’s written consent.

Intellectual Property Right

Unless otherwise stated, Rise Up Forum or our third parties own the intellectual property rights in the website and material on the website.

You may view, download for caching purposes only, and print pages from the website for your own personal use, subject to the restrictions set out below and elsewhere in these terms and conditions.

Rise Up Forum grants you a personal, non-transferable and non-exclusive right and license to use the service; provided that you do not (and do not allow any third party to):

a) Sell, rent or sub-license material from the website.

b) Show any material from the website in public, without accreditation of the source.

c) Reproduce, duplicate, copy or otherwise exploit material on our website for a commercial purpose.

d) Edit or otherwise modify any material on the website.

e) Using this Website in any way that is or may be damaging to this Website

f) Using this Website contrary to applicable laws and regulations, or in any way may cause harm to the Website, or to any person or business entity

g) Using this Website in any way that impacts user access to this Website

engaging in any data mining, data harvesting, data extracting or any other similar activity in relation to this Website

i) using this Website to engage in any advertising or marketing

Restrictions

Certain areas of this Website are restricted from being accessed by you and Rise Up Forum may further restrict access by you to any areas of this Website, at any time, in absolute discretion. Any user ID and password you may have for this Website are confidential and you must maintain confidentiality as well.

Jurisdiction

This website is controlled and operated by Rise Up Forum from its Central office in Calicut, Kerala State, India. The laws of Kerala State govern these General Terms and Conditions and your use of the website. We recognize that it is possible for you to obtain access to this website from any jurisdiction in the world, but we have no practical ability to prevent such access. This website has been designed to comply with the laws of Kerala State and Government of India. Those who choose to access the website from other locations do so on their own initiative and are responsible for compliance with local laws if and to the extent local laws are applicable. If any material on this website, or your use of the website, is contrary to the laws of the place where you are when you access it, then the website is not intended for you and we ask you not to use the website. You may not use or export materials on this website in violation of Indian laws and regulations. This website is not intended to subject Rise Up Forum to the laws or jurisdiction of any state, or territory other than Kerala.

If a dispute arises under these General Terms and conditions between you and Rise Up Forum, such dispute shall be resolved in (i) Kerala, India; and (ii) at the filing party’s election, in either a small claims court or by final and binding arbitration administered by the National Arbitration Forum/Tribunal under their rules for consumer arbitration. All disputes in arbitration will be handled solely between the named parties and not on any representative or class basis. ACCORDINGLY, YOU ACKNOWLEDGE THAT YOU MAY NOT HAVE ACCESS TO A COURT (OTHER THAN A SMALL CLAIMS COURT) OR JURY. Notwithstanding any other provision of these General Terms and Conditions, Rise Up Forum may resort to court action for injunctive relief at any time if, in its good faith belief, the dispute resolution procedures described above would permit or cause irreparable injury to Rise Up Forum or any third party claiming against us, due to delay arising out of such dispute resolution procedures.

Your Content- conditions of use

In these Website Standard Terms and Conditions, “Your Content” shall mean any audio, video text, images or other material (“content”) that you upload, post, publish or display (hereinafter, “upload”) to or email to or otherwise use via our Services. The following are examples of the kind of content and/or use that is illegal or prohibited by Rise Up Forum. We reserve the right to investigate and take appropriate legal action against anyone who, in our sole discretion, violates this provision, including without limitation, removing the offending content from our Services, suspending or terminating the account of such violators and reporting such violators to law enforcement authorities. You agree to not use our Services to: email or upload any content that (i) infringes any intellectual property or other proprietary rights of any party; (ii) you do not have a right to upload under any law or under contractual or fiduciary relationships; (iii) contains software viruses or any other computer code, files or programs designed to interrupt, destroy or limit the functionality of any computer software or hardware or telecommunications equipment; (iv) poses or creates a privacy or security risk to any person; (v) constitutes unsolicited or unauthorized advertising, promotional materials, commercial activities and/or sales, “junk mail,” “spam,” “chain letters,” “pyramid schemes,” “contests,” “sweepstakes,” or any other form of solicitation; (vi) is unlawful, harmful, threatening, abusive, harassing, tortious, violent, defamatory, vulgar, obscene, pornographic, libelous, invasive of another’s privacy, hateful racially, ethnically or otherwise objectionable; or (vii) in the sole judgment of Rise Up Forum, is objectionable or which restricts or inhibits any other person from using or enjoying the our Services, or which may expose Rise Up Forum or its users to any harm or liability of any type; interfere with or disrupt our Services or servers or networks connected to our Services, or disobey any requirements, procedures, policies or regulations of networks connected to our Services; or violate any applicable local, state, national or international law, or any regulations having the force of law; impersonate any person or entity, or falsely state or otherwise misrepresent your affiliation with a person or entity; solicit personal information from anyone under the age of 13; harvest or collect email addresses or other contact information of other users from our Services by electronic or other means for the purposes of sending unsolicited emails or other unsolicited communications; advertise or offer to sell or buy any goods or services for any business purpose that is not specifically authorized; further or promote any criminal activity or enterprise or provide instructional information about illegal activities; or obtain or attempt to access or otherwise obtain any materials or information through any means not intentionally made available or provided for through our Services. By displaying Your Content, you grant Rise Up Forum a non-exclusive, worldwide irrevocable, sublicensable license to use, reproduce, adapt, publish, translate and distribute it in any and all media.

Your Content must be your own and must not be invading any third-party’s rights. Rise Up Forum reserves the right to remove any of Your Content from this Website at any time without notice.

Privacy and Disclosure

Use of our services is also governed by our Privacy Policy, which is incorporated into these terms by this reference. Without limitation of the terms and conditions set forth, you understand and agree that Rise Up Forum may disclose personally identifiable information if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such disclosure is necessary to comply with legal process, enforce these terms or protect the rights, property or safety of Rise Up Forum, its members and the public.

Copyright

Except for material in the public domain under Indian copyright law, all material contained on the website (including all software, HTML code, Java applets, Active X controls and other code) is protected by applicable Indian and foreign copyright laws. Except as otherwise expressly provided in these General Terms and Conditions, you may not copy, distribute, transmit, display, perform, reproduce, publish, license, modify, rewrite, create derivative works from, transfer or sell any material contained on the website without the prior consent of the copyright owner. Violation of this provision may result in severe civil and criminal penalties.

Please request permission before using our logos or other branded material. We reserve the right to require our logo to be removed from websites or printed material if it is not in our interests.

The trademarks, service marks and logos of Rise Up Forum (the “Rise Up Forum Trademarks”) used and displayed on our Services are registered and unregistered trademarks or service marks of Rise Up Forum. Other company, product and service names located on the Rise Up Forum Services may be trademarks or service marks owned by third parties (the “Third-Party Trademarks”, and, collectively with Rise Up Forum Trademarks, the “Trademarks”). Nothing on our Services or in this Agreement should be construed as granting, by implication, estoppel or otherwise, any license or right to use any Trademark displayed on our Services without the prior written consent of Rise Up Forum specific for each such use. The Trademarks may not be used to disparage Rise Up Forum or the applicable third party, Rise Up Forum’s or the third party’s products or services, or in any manner (using commercially reasonable judgment) that may damage any goodwill in the Trademarks. Use of any Trademarks as part of a link to or from any Rise Up Forum Services is prohibited without Rise Up Forum’s prior written consent. All goodwill generated from the use of any Rise Up Forum Trademark shall inure to Rise Up Forum’s benefit.

Limitation of Liability and Disclaimer of Warranties.

RISE UP FORUM, ITS AFFILIATES, THEIR RESPECTIVE COORDINATORS, DIRECTORS, VOLUNTEERS, MEMBERS OR LICENSORS (COLLECTIVELY, THE “RISE UP FORUM PARTIES”) MAKE NO WARRANTIES OR REPRESENTATIONS ABOUT THE RISE UP FORUM SERVICES OR THE SERVICES CONTENT, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO THEIR ACCURACY, COMPLETENESS, TIMELINESS OR RELIABILITY. THE RISE UP FORUM PARTIES SHALL NOT BE SUBJECT TO LIABILITY FOR THE TRUTH, ACCURACY OR COMPLETENESS OF OUR SERVICES OR THE SERVICES CONTENT OR ANY OTHER INFORMATION CONVEYED TO THE USER OR FOR ERRORS, MISTAKES OR OMISSIONS THEREIN OR FOR ANY DELAYS OR INTERRUPTIONS OF THE DATA OR INFORMATION STREAM FROM WHATEVER CAUSE. YOU AGREE THAT YOU USE THE RISE UP FORUM SERVICES AND THE SERVICES CONTENT AT YOUR OWN RISK.

THE RISE UP FORUM PARTIES DO NOT WARRANT THAT OUR SERVICES OR THE SERVICES CONTENT WILL MEET YOUR REQUIREMENTS OR THAT THE QUALITY OF ANY SERVICES, INFORMATION OR OTHER MATERIAL OBTAINED BY YOU THROUGH OUR SERVICES WILL MEET YOUR EXPECTATIONS. THE RISE UP FORUM PARTIES DO NOT WARRANT THAT OUR SERVICES WILL OPERATE SECURELY OR IN AN ERROR‑FREE MANNER OR THAT OUR SERVICES, ITS SERVER OR THE SERVICES CONTENT ARE FREE OF COMPUTER VIRUSES OR SIMILAR CONTAMINATION OR DESTRUCTIVE FEATURES. IF YOUR USE OF THE RISE UP FORUM SERVICES OR THE SERVICES CONTENT RESULTS IN THE NEED FOR SERVICING OR REPLACING EQUIPMENT OR DATA, NO RISE UP FORUM PARTY SHALL BE RESPONSIBLE FOR THOSE COSTS.

THE RISE UP FORUM SERVICES AND THE SERVICES CONTENT ARE PROVIDED ON AN “AS IS” AND “AS AVAILABLE” BASIS WITHOUT ANY WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND. THE RISE UP FORUM PARTIES DISCLAIM ALL WARRANTIES, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE WARRANTIES OF TITLE, MERCHANT ABILITY AND NON‑INFRINGEMENT OF THIRD PARTIES’ RIGHTS, AND FITNESS FOR PARTICULAR PURPOSE.

YOU EXPRESSLY UNDERSTAND AND AGREE THAT IN NO EVENT SHALL ANY RISE UP FORUM PARTY BE LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES WHATSOEVER (INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL AND CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, LOST PROFITS OR DAMAGES RESULTING FROM LOSS OF GOODWILL, USE, DATA OR BUSINESS INTERRUPTION) RESULTING FROM THE USE OR INABILITY TO USE OUR SERVICES AND THE SERVICES CONTENT, WHETHER BASED ON WARRANTY, CONTRACT, TORT (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE) OR ANY OTHER LEGAL THEORY, EVEN IF SUCH RISE UP FORUM PARTY HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES.

Some states do not allow disclaimer or exclusion of implied warranties or limitation of liability for incidental or consequential damages, so the above limitations or exclusions may not apply to you. IN SUCH STATES, THE LIABILITY OF THE RISE UP FORUM PARTIES SHALL BE LIMITED TO THE GREATEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.

IF YOU ARE DISSATISFIED WITH ANY PORTION OF THE RISE UP FORUM PEACE FIRST SERVICES, THE SERVICES CONTENT OR WITH THIS AGREEMENT, YOUR SOLE AND EXCLUSIVE REMEDY IS TO DISCONTINUE USE OF OUR SERVICES.

Indemnification and Release

By accepting these Terms, you agree to release, indemnify and otherwise hold harmless Rise Up Forum, our member, volunteers, affiliates and other partners from any direct, indirect, incidental, special, consequential or exemplary damages resulting from the use of our Services by you or by those who have access to the service through your account. We will provide notice to you of any such claim, suit or proceeding. We reserve the right to assume the exclusive defense and control of any matter which is subject to indemnification under this section

Severability

If any provision of these Restricted Sites Terms and Conditions shall be held to be invalid, illegal or unenforceable, the validity, legality and enforceability of the remaining provisions shall not in any way be affected or impaired thereby, and such provision shall be deemed to be restated to reflect the Parties’ original intentions as nearly as possible in accordance with applicable Law(s).

Assignment

The Rise Up Forum is allowed to assign, transfer, and subcontract its rights and/or obligations under these Terms without any notification. However, you are not allowed to assign, transfer, or subcontract any of your rights and/or obligations under these Terms.

Entire Agreement

These Terms constitute the entire agreement between Rise Up Forum and you in relation to your use of this Website, and supersede all prior agreements and understandings.

If you violate any part of this Agreement, your right to access and/or use the Services Content and the Rise Up Forum Services shall automatically terminate and you shall immediately destroy any copies you have made of the Services Content. If you are blocked by Rise Up Forum from accessing our Services (including by blocking your IP address), you agree not to implement any measures to circumvent such blocking (e.g., by masking your IP address or using a proxy IP address). Rise Up Forum has taken every precaution to make sure the content of this website is accurate and legally correct at the time of appearance. If you believe the content of any of our pages is inaccurate please contact us, email riseupforum@gmail.com