Updated September 14, 2013

PLEASE READ THE BELOW TERMS OF USE. THEY CONTAIN IMPORTANT INFORMATION ABOUT YOUR RIGHTS WHEN USING OUR SERVICES.

1. Acceptance of Terms.:

The www.kivonline.org(TM) service and its affiliate sites and products, including www.kivonline.com, www.kivonline.net, (collectively the "Sites") are owned and operated by Integrated Development and Economic Awareness Society ("IDEAS") and its affiliates ("Kalakaarula Aikya Vedika" or "we"). Access to and use of the Sites are subject to the terms and conditions of this User Agreement, Privacy Policy, and Copyright Notice and all applicable laws and regulations, including laws and regulations governing copyright and trademark. "Sites" or www.kivonline.org shall include any information or services made available through www.kivonline.org or the above products, regardless of the medium, and shall include any affiliated websites, podcasts, videos, products and applications we make available. BY ACCESSING THE SITES, YOU ACCEPT, WITHOUT LIMITATION, ALL OF THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS IN THIS USER AGREEMENT INCLUDING ALL OF THE DISCLAIMERS BELOW (INCLUDING THE PROFESSIONAL, LEGAL AND INFORMATION DISCLAIMERS). We reserve the right to change these terms and conditions at any time. The changes will appear on this screen. A Site may contain additional terms and conditions and those terms and conditions shall apply to your use of such Site, in addition to these terms and conditions; in the event of a conflict with these terms and conditions, the conflicting terms and conditions of such Site shall apply only to your use of that Site and only to the extent of the conflict.

2. Our Privacy Policy.

Our Privacy Policy is incorporated into this Agreement, and contains further information about how data is collected, used and made available on or by our Sites. We strongly recommend that you read it, here.

3. Intellectual Property.

The materials used and displayed on the Sites, including but not limited to text, software, photographs, graphics, illustrations and artwork, video, music and sound, and names, logos, trademarks and service marks, are the property of Integrated Development and Economic Awareness Society ("IDEAS") or its affiliates or licensors and are protected by copyright, trademark and other laws. Any such content may be used solely for your personal, non-commercial use. You agree not to modify, reproduce, retransmit, distribute, disseminate, sell, publish, broadcast or circulate any such material without the written permission of Integrated Development and Economic Awareness Society ("IDEAS") or the appropriate affiliate. You agree not to "scrape" or disaggregate data from the Sites (whether by manual or automated means), for any commercial, marketing, or data compiling or enhancing purpose.

4. Your License to Use the Sites, and Your Applicable Obligations and Restrictions.

Integrated Development and Economic Awareness Society ("IDEAS"), through the website www.kivonline.org grants you a personal, non-exclusive, non-transferable, revocable license to use the Sites, solely under the following conditions:

The Sites may include forums, chat rooms and other user and member created pages which allow users and members to post information, provide feedback to us, and interact. You agree not to post or transmit any fraudulent, unlawful, harmful, threatening, abusive, harassing, libelous or defamatory, vulgar, obscene, profane, hateful, racially, ethnically or otherwise objectionable material of any kind, including, but not limited to, any material which encourages conduct that would constitute a criminal offense, constitute hate speech, violate the rights of others, or otherwise violate any applicable local, state, national or international law. You agree to only post information that is true and correct in light of your knowledge. You shall not, without the express approval of Integrated Development and Economic Awareness Society("IDEAS") distribute or otherwise publish any material containing any solicitation of funds, or advertising or solicitation for goods or services.

 

5. Your Indemnification of Us.

You agree to indemnify, defend and hold harmless About, and all officers, directors, owners, agents, information providers, affiliates, licensors and licensees (collectively, the "Indemnified Parties") from and against any and all liability and costs, including, without limitation, reasonable attorneys' fees, incurred by the Indemnified Parties in connection with any claim arising out of (b) any material that you post or transmit, or (b) breach by you or any user of your account of this Agreement or any representations, warranties and covenants contained in these terms and conditions. You shall cooperate fully and reasonably in the defense of any such claim. About reserves the right, at its own expense, to assume the exclusive defense and control of any matter subject to indemnification by you.

6. We Do Not Control The Information on the Sites Or Have An Obligation to Review It.

Although Integrated Development and Economic Awareness Society("IDEAS") and its affiliates may from time to time monitor or review discussions, chats, postings, transmissions, and other user and member generated pages on the Sites, we are under no obligation to do so. You acknowledge that we do not control the information available on Site forums, chat rooms and other user and member generated pages and that any opinions, advice, services, offers or other information or content disseminated through the Sites are those of their respective authors, including Guides and other writers and contributors, who are solely liable for their content. We reserve the right, in our sole discretion, to edit, refuse to post or remove any material submitted to or posted through the Sites. You acknowledge that any submissions you make to the Sites (i.e., user-generated content including but not limited to: text, video, audio and photographs) (each, a "Submission") may be edited, removed, modified, published, transmitted, and displayed by www.kivonline.org and you waive any moral rights you may have in having the material altered or changed in a manner not agreeable to you. You grant www.kivonline.org a perpetual, nonexclusive, world-wide, royalty free, sub-licensable license to the Submissions, which includes without limitation the right for www.kivonline.org or any third party www.kivonline.org designates, to use, copy, transmit, excerpt, publish, distribute, publicly display, publicly perform, create derivative works of, host, index, cache, tag, encode, modify and adapt (including without limitation the right to adapt to streaming, downloading, broadcast, mobile, digital, thumbnail, scanning or other technologies) in any form or media now known or hereinafter developed, any Submission posted by you on or to www.kivonline.org or the Sites, including any Submission posted on www.kivonline.org through a third party.

  • You represent, warrant and covenant (a) that no materials of any kind submitted through your account will (i) violate, plagiarize, or infringe upon the rights of any third party, including copyright, trademark, privacy or other personal or proprietary rights; or (ii) contain libelous or otherwise unlawful material; and (b) that you are at least thirteen years old.
  • www.kivonline.org does not represent or endorse the accuracy or reliability of any advice, opinion, statement, or other information displayed, uploaded, or distributed through the Sites by any user, information provider or any other person or entity, including Guides and other writers. You acknowledge and agree that communications with Guides and other content providers through the Sites are not confidential and not subject to any confidentiality privilege. www.kivonline.org relies on information provided by these contributors regarding their experience and background. www.kivonline.org does not represent or warrant the accuracy of the credentials or identity of the Guide or other contributors, including users, of the Service or Sites. You acknowledge that any reliance upon any such opinion, advice, statement, memorandum, or information shall be at your sole risk.

You Agree Not to Rely on A Poster's Professional Advice, Credentials, or on Terms Like "Expert" or "Guide".

Content on the Sites may contain a descriptive term such as "Expert" to identify an author, poster of content, or Guide. While we strive to find authors and Guides who have a high degree of knowledge and experience, you should not, and agree not to, rely on such terms as any guarantee that you will receive a particular level of expertise or advice from such parties. Rather, their postings and articles are provided on a purely informational basis, and you must evaluate them on their own merit. Content available on the Sites is to be used for general informational purposes only and never as a substitute for in person evaluation or professional advice (including without limitation regarding medical, legal, tax or financial issues)..

THE SITES ARE PROVIDED ON AN "AS IS" BASIS.. THE SITES ARE PROVIDED ON AN "AS IS" BASIS WITHOUT WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO WARRANTIES OF TITLE OR IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, OTHER THAN THOSE WARRANTIES WHICH ARE IMPOSED BY AND INCAPABLE OF EXCLUSION, RESTRICTION OR MODIFICATION UNDER THE LAWS APPLICABLE TO THIS AGREEMENT. WE DO NOT ENDORSE AND ARE NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR THE ACCURACY OR RELIABILITY OF ANY OPINION, ADVICE OR STATEMENT ON THE SITES. The information, facts, and opinions provided are no substitute for professional advice.

Further Disclaimers. Your use of the Sites is at your own risk. NEITHER, ABOUT, INC., IAC/INTERACTIVECORP, NOR ANY OF THEIR SUBSIDIARIES, DIVISIONS, AFFILIATES, AGENTS, REPRESENTATIVES OR LICENSORS SHALL BE LIABLE TO YOU OR ANYONE ELSE FOR ANY LOSS OR INJURY OR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, SPECIAL, PUNITIVE OR SIMILAR DAMAGES ARISING OUT OF YOUR ACCESS OR USE OF, OR YOUR INABILITY TO ACCESS OR USE, THE SITES AND THE INFORMATION AVAILABLE ON THE SITES OR ARISING OUT OF ANY ACTION TAKEN IN RESPONSE TO OR AS A RESULT OF ANY INFORMATION AVAILABLE ON THE SITES. YOU HEREBY WAIVE ANY AND ALL CLAIMS AGAINST ABOUT, INC., IAC/INTERACTIVECORP AND THEIR SUBSIDIARIES, DIVISIONS, AFFILIATES, AGENTS, REPRESENTATIVES AND LICENSORS ARISING OUT OF YOUR USE OF THE SITES AND THE INFORMATION AVAILABLE THEREON.

Professional Disclaimer. THE SITES (INCLUDING MOBILE APPLICATIONS) OFFER ART AND CULTURAL INFORMATION DESIGNED FOR EDUCATIONAL PURPOSES ONLY.

Public Forums. If you voluntarily disclose personal information (e.g., user name, email address) on the Sites, such as on a forum, chat room or on any other user or member generated pages, that information can be viewed in search engines, collected and used by others and may result in unsolicited contact from other parties. We advise that you not post any personal or other sensitive information on our Sites.

Disputes. This User Agreement and any disputes arising out of or related to the Sites shall be governed by, and construed and enforced in accordance with, the laws of India. In the event of any such dispute, you irrevocably consent to exclusive jurisdiction and venue in the courts located in India.

Intellectual Property Rights

The website and its entire contents, features and functionality (including but not limited to all information, software, text, displays, images, video and audio, and the design, selection and arrangement thereof), are owned by the Organization, its affiliates, its licensors or other providers of such material and are protected by national and international copyright, trademark, patent, trade secret and other intellectual property or proprietary rights laws.

These Terms of Use permit you to use the website for your personal, non-commercial use only. You must not reproduce, distribute, modify, create derivative works of, publicly display, publicly perform, republish, download, store or transmit any of the material on our website, except as follows:

  • Your computer may temporarily store copies of such materials in RAM incidental to your accessing and viewing those materials.
  • You may store files that are automatically cached by your web browser for display enhancement purposes.
  • You may print or download one copy of a reasonable number of pages of the website for your own personal, non-commercial use and not for further reproduction, publication or distribution.
  • If we provide desktop, mobile or other applications for download, you may download a single copy to your computer or mobile device solely for your own personal, non-commercial use, provided you agree to be bound by our end user license agreement for such applications.
  • If we provide social media with certain content, you make take such actions as are enabled by such features.

You must not:

  • Modify copies of any materials from this site.
  • Use any illustrations, photographs, video or audio sequences or any graphics separately from the accompanying text.
  • Delete or alter any copyright, trademark or other proprietary rights notices from copies of materials from this site.

You must not access or use for any commercial purposes any part of the website or any services or materials available through the website.
If you wish to make any use of material on the website other than that set out in this section, please address your request to: www.kivonline.org
If you print, copy, modify, download or otherwise use or provide any other person with access to any part of the website in breach of the Terms of Use, your right to use the website will cease immediately and you must, at our option, return or destroy any copies of the materials you have made. No right, title or interest in or to the website or any content on the site is transferred to you, and all rights not expressly granted are reserved by the Organization. Any use of the website not expressly permitted by these Terms of Use is a breach of these Terms of Use and may violate copyright, trademark and other laws.

Prohibited Uses

You may use the website only for lawful purposes and in accordance with these Terms of Use. You agree not to use the website:

  • In any way that violates any applicable national, state, local or international law or regulation (including, without limitation, any laws regarding the export of data or software to and from other countries).
  • For the purpose of exploiting, harming or attempting to exploit or harm minors in any way by exposing them to inappropriate content, asking for personally identifiable information or otherwise.
  • To send, knowingly receive, upload, download, use or re-use any material which does not comply with the Content Standards set out in these Terms of Use.
  • To transmit, or procure the sending of, any advertising or promotional material without our prior written consent including any "junk mail," "chain letter" or "spam" or any other similar solicitation.
  • To impersonate or attempt to impersonate the Organization, an Organization employee, another user or any other person or entity (including, without limitation, by using e-mail addresses associated with any of the foregoing).
  • To engage in any other conduct that restricts or inhibits anyone's use or enjoyment of the website, or which, as determined by us, may harm the Organization or users of the website or expose them to liability.

Additionally, you agree not to:

  • Use the website in any manner that could disable, overburden, damage, or impair the site or interfere with any other party's use of the website, including their ability to engage in real time activities through the website.
  • Use any robot, spider or other automatic device, process or means to access the website for any purpose, including monitoring or copying any of the material on the website.
  • Use any manual process to monitor or copy any of the material on the website or for any other unauthorized purpose without our prior written consent.
  • Use any device, software or routine that interferes with the proper working of the website.
  • Introduce any viruses, Trojan horses, worms, logic bombs or other material which is malicious or technologically harmful.
  • Attempt to gain unauthorized access to, interfere with, damage or disrupt any parts of the website, the server on which the website is stored, or any server, computer or database connected to the website.
  • Attack the website via a denial-of-service attack or a distributed denial-of-service attack.
  • Otherwise attempt to interfere with the proper working of the website.

Entire Agreement

The Terms of Use and our Privacy Policy constitute the sole and entire agreement between you and the Organization with respect to the website and supersede all prior and contemporaneous understandings, agreements, representations and warranties, both written and oral, with respect to the website.

Your Comments and Concerns

This website is operated by Kalakarula Ikya Vedika

All feedback, comments, requests for technical support and other communications relating to the website should be directed to: www.kivonline.org

Thank you for visiting the website.

Modifications. We reserve the right at any time, and from time to time, to modify, suspend or discontinue (temporarily or permanently) the Sites, or any part of the Sites, with or without notice. You agree that we shall not be liable to you for any such action.

Updated September 14, 2013