TERMS AND CONDITIONS FOR THE MESSAGE BOARDS
The Rediff.com Message Board is a free service provided by Rediff.com India Limited to all members of the Internet community. By using a message board with this system, you indicate that you understand and agree to the following:
Although we do our best to keep all systems working properly at Rediff.com, we do not guarantee that the message board service will always be "up" or that it will always function properly.
We reserve the right to delete any message board participant for any reason, including but not limited to boards containing, upload, post, email or linking to the following types of content:
Content promoting the use of alcohol, tobacco or illegal substances, nudity, sex, pornography or adult-oriented content expletives or inappropriate language content promoting illegal activity, religion, racism, hate, "spam", mail fraud, pyramid schemes, or investment opportunities or advice not permitted under law, content that is libelous, defamatory, unlawful, harmful, threatening, abusive, harassment, tortuous, vulgar, obscene, invasive of another's privacy, hateful, racial, contrary to public policy, or otherwise unlawful harassment or disputes.
We further reserve the right to terminate any user for impersonation including but not limited to a Rediff.com official, forum leader, guide or host and negatively affecting other participants, disrupt the normal flow of the posting.
You agree not to "spam" or attempt to broadcast in any way to the message boards. This system is not designed to function with large scale, mass postings. Such "spamming", or attempts to "spam", will constitute an abuse/attack of our systems and reason for legal action against you.
We cannot be held responsible for stopping any particular individual from posting messages to the boards, nor can we stop or "filter out" any specific types of materials from being submitted to the boards, including image links or URLs.
If we are asked to provide any message or other data that has subsequently been deleted from a message board ("deleted material"), we will attempt to comply with such request when (a) the deleted material was posted to the message board of the requesting party or explicitly mentions the requesting party, and in our opinion the deleted material violates any of the above policies; (b) Rediff.com verifies that the request is made by a law enforcement officer or other authority conducting an official investigation; or (c) the request is made pursuant to a valid subpoena, court order, or arbitrator's order. Rediff.com does not promise or guarantee that we will find or produce any deleted material.
You shall not attempt to hold us liable for any damages resulting from the use or malfunction of the message board service.
These policies may change at any time without notice, but will always be found published within this website for the life of this service.
Rediff.com respects the intellectual property rights, including the copyright and trademarks, of others and we ask our users to do the same. Rediff.com may, in appropriate circumstances and at its sole discretion, take down any Content or terminate the accounts of users who infringe on or otherwise violate the intellectual property rights of others. If you believe that your work has been copied in a way that constitutes copyright infringement, or if you have any other legal problem with the Content, please report the problem.
Rediff.com reserves the right, at its sole discretion and without any obligation, to make improvements to, or correct any error or omission in any portion of the Content. Rediff.com, reserves the right at its sole discretion to take down or delete any Content for any reason at any time and/or to terminate the accounts of users who fail to abide by our User Policy.
About Message Boards
Message Boards are postings from members of the Rediff.com community that are organised into a variety of topics. Postings are saved and can be viewed until deleted. Rediff.com Message Boards are available for open discussion and free exchange of ideas. The postings are not edited for content, style or errors in mechanics of fact.
Like the community you live in, the Rediff.com Message Boards work best when everyone follows basic standards of conduct. Your privilege to use and contribute to discussions depends on your compliance with the following guidelines.
Rediff.com may revoke your registration, privileges and/or take any other appropriate measures to enforce these guidelines if violations are brought to our attention.
As a Rediff.com Member you are entirely responsible and liable for all activities conducted through your Account. Listed below are some, though not all, violations that may result in Rediff.com terminating your Account.
By registering an Rediff.com member name, you agree not to engage in any of acts which may amount to harassment, threatening, embarrassment or cause distress or discomfort to another Rediff.com user.
You agree and undertake not to transmit via Rediff.com Message Boards any information, data, text, files, links, software, chat, communication or other materials ("Content") that is unlawful: harmful: threatening: abusive: harassing: defamatory: vulgar: obscene; or racially or ethnically hateful including that pertaining to sexual orientation.
Do not intentionally or unintentionally violate any applicable local, state, national or international law, including but not limited to any regulations having the force of law while using or accessing Rediff.com Message Boards or in connection with your use of Rediff.com Message Boards in any manner.
Rediff.com reserves the right to monitor some, all, or no areas of Rediff.com Message Boards for adherence to these Rules or other rules that may be published from time to time. You acknowledge that by providing you with the ability to distribute your content, Rediff.com is acting as a passive conduit for such distribution and Rediff.com is not undertaking any obligation or liability relating to any content or activities in a topic area.
THIS MESSAGE BOARD SERVICE (THE "SERVICE") IS PROVIDED BY REDIFF.COM, ON "AS IS" BASIS, AND REDIFF.COM, EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMS ANY AND ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, WITH RESPECT TO THE SERVICE, CONTENT (AS DEFINED BELOW) OR ANY MATERIALS (AS DEFINED BELOW). IN NO EVENT SHALL REDIFF.COM, BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, PUNITIVE, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES OF ANY KIND WHATSOEVER WITH RESPECT TO THE SERVICE, CONTENT OR THE MATERIALS.
Rediff.com, does not control, endorse, write or represent the accuracy, quality or reliability of any of the advertisements, content or information (collectively, the "Content") contained on, distributed, or accessed, linked, or downloaded from this Service. Rediff.com, does not control, endorse, or represent the accuracy, quality or reliability of any products, services or other materials (collectively, the "Materials") displayed to, purchased or obtained by you as a result of an advertisement or any other information or offer in or in connection with any Content on this Service. You hereby acknowledge that any reliance upon any Content or Materials shall be at your sole risk.
Rediff.com encourages you to use due care while using the Service and the Content and to refer to our Terms and Conditions. You may come in contact with sites containing information that you or others may find inappropriate or offensive. Rediff.com makes no representation concerning any efforts to review the content of sites listed in the directory or any of the Materials. Rediff.com shall not be responsible for the accuracy, copyright compliance, legality or decency of the Content contained in sites listed in the directory or in the Materials.
Rediff-Report of Unlawful Content
Rediff.com does not review the content of any page before or after their posting, therefore Rediff.com encourages you to immediately inform it if you happen to discover any page with unlawful content.
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