Vedadhara

PLEASE READ THESE TERMS OF USE CAREFULLY BEFORE USING THIS WEBSITE
Vedadhara is an online interactive platform, to provide guidance to followers of Sanatana Dharma on its tenets, religious scriptures, practices and rituals through discourses and also propagate devotion through stotras, devotional songs, bhajans, keertans etc. Vedadhara also conducts various Pujas, Homas and Yajnas for universal welfare on daily basis and on occasions from time to time.

THE PROVISIONS GOVERNING THE USE OF WEBSITE
These Terms of Use set forth the legally binding terms of your use of the Website www.vedadhara.com including all contents available through www.vedadhara.com (herein after collectively referred to as the 'Website'). The Terms of Use apply to Browsers/Viewers and/or Users/Subscribers of Vedadhara and the website. The term Viewer/User/ Subscriber includes users who are accessing the Website for accessing various content provided in the website, to enrol for Pujas, Homas and Yanjas conducted by Vedadhara and/or other related services on the Website.
By browsing and/or using the Website you signify your assent to the terms and conditions ("Terms of Use") and the terms and conditions of the 'Privacy Policy' of Vedadhara, which is published on the Website for reference. In addition, when using particular services provided by Vedadhara, such as viewing any content, or uploading any, Browsers/Viewers and/or Users/Subscribers shall be subject to any additional guidelines or rules applicable to such services.
Kindly print these Terms of Use or save a copy of these Terms of Use for your records. If you do not agree to any of these terms, please do not access or otherwise use this website or any other information or services contained in this website.

CHANGES
Vedadhara reserve the right at any time to change the Terms of Use including but not limited to suspend/cancel, discontinue a product/service at any time without notice and make modifications and alterations in any or all of the content, products, features and services or change/charge any fees or charges for use of the services and/or purchase of product contained on the Website without prior notice. Browsers/Viewers and/or Users/Subscribers will be deemed to have accepted such change/s if you continue to access the Website subsequent to such changes. You are bound by any such revisions and should therefore periodically visit this page to review the current Terms and Conditions. Your continued use of the Website shall be deemed your consent to such changes.

ELIGIBILITY

You must be 18 years of age or older to visit or use the Website in any manner. By visiting the Website or accepting these Terms of Use, you represent and warrant to Vedadhara that You are 18 years of age or older, and that you have the right, authority and capacity to use the Website and agree to and abide by these Terms of Use. You also represent and warrant to Vedadhara that You will use the Website in a manner consistent with any and all applicable laws and regulations.

THIRD PARTY WEBSITES
The Website may contain links to third party websites that are not owned or controlled by Vedadhara. Vedadhara has no control over, and assumes no responsibility for the content, privacy policies, or practices of any third-party websites. In addition, Vedadhara will not and cannot censor or edit the content of any third-party site. By using the Website, you expressly relieve Vedadhara from any and all liability arising from your use of this Website and any third party website as aforesaid.

OWNERSHIP OF CONTENTS
You are solely responsible for any material or information that you transmit to others from the website including without limitation, information, text, software, graphics, photos, interactive features, messages, reviews, ratings and opinions about, organizing of events, venues, news, information, services, performances, comments to other people's opinions, articles, ebooks, audios, videos, knowledge base, FAQs and the like, posted on the Website, by means of sharing of hyperlinks, screen shots etc.

WARRANTIES
Vedadhara makes no warranties, endorsement, validation express or implied, as to the content posted or submitted by Users, subscribers, viewers, copyright owners and/or their heirs etc. or to the accuracy, completeness, authenticity, safety, timelines, legality, security, reliability, quality and reliability of the postings, performances, knowledge, errors, omissions, submissions or any material or information displayed to the Viewers. and/or provided by its employees.
The Pooja, Homas and Yajnas, for the appropriate occasion are purely recommendatory and Vedadhara does not guarantee benefit, retribution or mitigation as a result of performing such Pujas/Homas/Yajnas.
The interpretation, translation, commentary etc. as given in the Website is only one of the many such interpretations, translations and comments that are possible and is the interpreter's/translator's/commentator's own personal view and may not be the universal view.
Vedadhara makes no warranties that the manner of conducting the Pujas/Homas/Yajnas is the universally best-known mode of conducting the subscribed Pujas/Homas/Yajnas.

WEBSITE RESTRICTIONS
Browsers/Users/Viewers/Subscribers shall not use the Website in order to host, display, upload, modify, publish, transmit, update, distribute, share, store or destroy material, including without limitation any content on the Website which are: -

  1. in violation of any applicable law or regulation.
  2. in a manner that will infringe the copyright, trademark, trade secret or other intellectual property or proprietary rights of others or violate the privacy, publicity or other personal rights of others.
  3. that belongs to another person and to which the User does not have any right to.
  4. that is grossly harmful, harassing, blasphemous, defamatory, obscene, pornographic, paedophilic, libellous, invasive of another's privacy, threatening, abusive or hateful or racially, ethnically objectionable, disparaging, relating to/or encouraging money laundering or gambling or otherwise unlawful in any manner whatsoever.
  5. harm minors in any way.
  6. deceives or misleads the addressee about the origin of such message or communicates any information which is grossly offensive or menacing in nature.
  7. impersonate another person or entity.
  8. contains software viruses or any other computer code, files or programs designed to interrupt, destroy or limit the functionality of customers computer systems or Website.
  9. threatens the unity, integrity, defense, security or sovereignty of India, friendly relations with foreign states or of public order or causes incitement to the commission of any cognizable offence or prevents investigation of any offence or insulting any other nation.
Browsers/Users/Viewers/Subscribers are also prohibited from violating or attempting to violate the security of the Website, including, without limitation the following activities:
  1. accessing data not intended for such User or logging into a server or account which the user is not authorized to access;
  2. attempting to probe, scan or test the vulnerability of the system or network or to breach security or authentication measures without proper authorization;
  3. attempting to interfere with service to any user, host or network, including, without limitation, via means of submitting a virus to any website, overloading, "flooding", "spamming", "mail bombing" or "crashing".

REGISTRATION INFORMATION
When the Browsers/Users/Viewers/Subscribers agrees and/or confirms to availing any service indicated on the Website then they automatically become registered members of Vedadhara. When the user requests for information or enquires for a puja or chooses to participate in any Puja/Homas/Yajna, certain information will be required to be provided by them, including without limitation, a) a valid name, b) contact number, and c) email ID. The Registration services are free of charge. In addition to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy, you agree that Vedadhara may disclose to third parties, on an anonymous basis, certain aggregate information contained in your registration application. Vedadhara shall not disclose to any third party the name, address, e-mail address and telephone number of Browsers/Users/Viewers/Subscribers without prior consent, except to the extent necessary or appropriate to comply with applicable laws or in legal proceedings where such information is relevant. The term "post" as used herein shall mean information that User/Subscriber submits, shares, publishes or display on a Website.
The User/Subscriber is responsible for maintaining the user id and confidentiality of the account access information. The User/Subscriber shall be responsible for their use of the Website registrations whether or not authorized by them. The Users/Subscribers are not authorized to share their user id or other account access information with any other party, temporarily or permanently, and breach of this obligation may tantamount to disabling the Account and Services. The User/Subscriber agrees to immediately notify Vedadhara of any unauthorized use of the Account, and user id and any change in the Registration details therein.
Without limiting any of the other disclaimers of warranty set forth in these Terms of Use, Vedadhara does not provide or make any representation as to the quality or nature of any of the third-party products or services availed through the Website www.vedadhara.com or any other representation, warranty or guaranty.

TERMS APPLICABLE TO USERS/SUBSCRIBERS

  1. Any puja enrolment form submitted by the User/Subscriber must be accurate and describe the User/Subscriber and/or their requirements only. The puja enrolment form requires standard fields to be completed by the User/Subscriber which may include the following:
    1. telephone numbers;
    2. email addresses;
    3. address or other means of contacting the User/Subscriber;
    4. type of puja;
    5. date of the puja to be conducted;
    6. amount; and
    7. another field that may be added from time to time.
  2. The User/Subscriber acknowledges and agrees that by agreeing to and/or confirming for a puja to be conducted or by participating in any puja through the Vedadhara website, they would become members of the Vedadhara community.
  3. The User/Subscriber acknowledges and agrees that they are solely responsible for providing details in the Form and accuracy of any material provided therein/placed by them on the Website. User/Subscriber may voluntarily ask Vedadhara to remove the posting/content uploaded by User/Subscriber.
  4. The User/Subscriber understands and acknowledges that they have no ownership rights in the account created for registration. In case of the account being deleted or terminated all the account information from the Website, including profiles, questionnaires will be marked as deleted in and may be deleted from Website's databases and will be removed from any public area of the Website. Information may continue to be available for some period of time because of delays in propagating such deletion through Website web servers. In addition, third parties may retain saved copies of the Users/subscribers Information.
  5. The Website reserves the right to delete the User's/subscriber's account and all of information after a significant duration of inactivity.
  6. The Website further reserves the right to delete the User's/Subscriber's account for breach of the terms and conditions contained herein.
  7. The booking for a Puja/Homa/Yajna, is not said to be confirmed until the User/subscriber receives a confirmation email from Vedadhara. In case the User/Subscriber does not receive such a confirmation email indicating the nature of such enrolment, it is the responsibility of the User to contact Vedadhara at the contact information provided on the Website.

MOBILE SERVICES
The use of the Website through a mobile device is possible. Browsers/Users/Viewers/Subscribers agree that information about the use of the Website, registration of the User/Subscriber is possible through the mobile device and carrier. In addition, use of the Website through a mobile device may cause data to be displayed on and through your mobile device. By accessing the Website using a mobile device, the User/Subscriber represent that to the extent they import any of Website data unto their mobile device; they are responsible for all charges and necessary permissions related to accessing the Website through mobile access provider. In the event the mobile/mobile account is changed or deactivated, the User/Subscriber must promptly update their account information on the Website to ensure that the messages are not sent to the person who acquires the old number and failure to do so is their sole responsibility.
By using any downloadable application to enable use of the Website by the User/Subscriber, or any other Mobile/Web application created/provided/distributed by Vedadhara they are explicitly confirming their acceptance of the Terms of Use and the Privacy Policy associated with the Application provided at download or installation, or as may be updated from time to time.

PUJA PARTICIPATION AND PAYMENT POLICY
Vedadhara conducts various Pujas/Homas/Yajnas on daily basis, monthly basis and on special occasions. These are public events and conducted for universal welfare irrespective of public participation.
The details of such Pujas/Homas/Yajnas are provided on the website from time to time. The User/Subscriber can voluntarily make contributions towards conduct of such Pujas/Homas/Yajnas. It should be noted that these Pujas/Homas/Yajnas are not conducted exclusively for anyone, unless specifically communicated to the User/Subscriber by email by Vedadhara.
Vedadhara collects details such as Name, Gotra, Nakshatra, Rasi etc. provided by the User/Subscriber and uses them in connection with the Puja/Homas/Yajna as is appropriate.
Live streaming facility of these Pujas/Homas/Yajnas is provided subject to availability of internet at the venue and other technical factors. Vedadhara does not warrant uninterrupted live streaming of the Pujas / Homas / Yajnas.
Vedadhara does not guarantee pronouncing sankalpa on behalf of the individual User / Subscriber who has contributed towards the puja.
Vedadhara does not promise to send any prasada to the User/Subscriber who has contributed towards the puja.
Content of this Website should not be relied upon for personal, medical, legal or financial decisions and you should consult an appropriate professional for specific advice suitable to your situation.
Contributions towards such Pujas/Homas/Yajnas can be made through the payment gateway ( third party website ) provided in the section "Book a Puja" in the website or directly into the designated bank account in which case an email communication of the same has to be provided to helpdesk@vedadhara.com.

LIABILITY DISCLAIMER

  1. Vedadhara shall not be held liable in any manner whatsoever for any contents, product efficacy, service efficacy and/or the accuracy, completeness, information, knowledge, advice, timelines, messages, errors, suitability, appropriateness of services and/or products provided on/through the Website or for any ill effects loss or damage caused directly or indirectly, incidental, punitive, special, exemplary or consequential etc. as a result of the any of the aforementioned issues.
  2. Vedadhara shall not be held liable for any errors, typographical errors, omissions, completeness, accuracy, reliability in the contents posted and viewed or for any loss or damage caused directly or indirectly, incidental, punitive, special, exemplary or consequential etc as a result of such content.
  3. Vedadhara shall not be held liable for the acts of Browsers/Users/Viewers/Subscribers such as indulging in cyber stalking, acts amounting to cybercrime, any act which amounts to a nuisance or any other act violating any provisions of the law for the time being in force.
  4. In addition, there are risks, including but not limited to the risk of physical harm, of dealing with strangers, underage persons or people includes the Priest/Priests, acting under false pretences or representing themselves to be an expert or acquire a certain skill. The User/Subscriber assumes all risks associated with dealing with other users/third parties with whom they come in contact through the Website. By its very nature other people's information may be incomplete, incorrect offensive, harmful or inaccurate, erroneous, and in some cases will be mislabelled or deceptively labelled. We expect that the User/Subscriber will use caution and common sense when using the Website and Vedadhara shall not be held liable for any loss or damage caused as a result of the aforementioned acts/dealings.
  5. Vedadhara shall not be held liable for any personal injury or property damage of any nature resulting from the services availed or products availed on recommendation of the Website or due to any virus, bug or other interruption or cessation from the Website caused due to third party.
  6. Vedadhara shall not be held responsible if a scheduled Puja/Homas/Yajna is cancelled for any reason, including Force Majeure, However, Vedadhara will endeavor its best efforts to conduct the same at the earliest appropriate occasion, but does not guarantee the same.
  7. Vedadhara shall not be held liable for any loss or liability resulting, directly or indirectly, from delays or interruptions due to electronic or mechanical equipment failures, telephone interconnect problems, defects, no-show of the Priest, acts of God, riots, armed conflicts, acts of war, or other like causes. The Website shall have no responsibility to provide access to the Website while interruption of the Website is due to any such cause shall continue.
  8. Vedadhara shall not be held liable for any loss, damage or claim arising from any change in registration information, or resulting from any unauthorized use of User/ Subscriber's account and passwords or from acting on any information posted by User/Subscriber.

RIGHTS OF VEDADHARA

  1. Vedadhara has the right to choose and use automated software filters that may prevent the user, author, viewer from uploading their content, views, information, opinion etc. or may affect its display and to terminate a user's, viewer's, author's access to its Website, if they are determined to be a habitual infringer. A habitual infringer is one who has been notified of infringing activity more than twice.
  2. Vedadhara has the right to take any action that it deems necessary or appropriate to minimize its liability from the content, information, opinions, comments, ratings, reviews so displayed, viewed transmitted, shared or to preserve Vedadhara's relationships with its service providers (such as its Internet access providers).
  3. Vedadhara reserves the right to remove from its Website any information, content, photographs containing nudity, obscene, lewd, sexually explicit or otherwise objectionable, pornographic content. The Trust reserves the right to initiate stringent penal and criminal action against those found indulging in such activities.
  4. Vedadhara has the right to take down any content which they have reason to believe to be misleading and/or fraudulent. Vedadhara has the unfettered right and obligation to comply with all the provisions of the Information Technology Act.
  5. Vedadhara at its sole discretion reserves the right to remove any postings on the website which they suspect is suspicious or not authentic.

DUTIES OF THE USER/SUBSCRIBER

  1. The User/Subscriber agrees not to upload, share, post, or transmit any matter, views, information which is incomplete, misleading, false, fraudulent, hateful, racial, threatening, defamatory, abusive, obscene, offensive, illegal, infringement of other's rights including intellectual property rights, objectionable, which hurts the religious sentiments of any group of persons or individuals or is contrary to their beliefs and/or contrary to public order, immoral etc.
  2. The User/Subscriber agrees not to publish or transmit or cause to be published or/and transmitted in the electronic form any information including spam which tends to mislead, corrupt the viewers, or any such content which is strictly prohibited under the Indian Penal Code, Information Technology Act, Copyright Act, Cyber law, law of Torts, Contract Law etc.
  3. The User/Subscriber agrees not to copy or store any Content offered on the Website for other than your own use and use the Website and/ or its service, intentionally or unintentionally, to violate any applicable local, state, national or international law.
  4. The User/Subscriber agrees not to make any submissions or statements or display any material that falsely expresses or implies that any prohibited content or material is sponsored or endorsed by the Trust.

INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY PROTECTION
The design, information and content contained in this Website is the exclusive property of Vedadhara and nothing in the Terms of Use can be construed to mean transfer or assignment such ownership, or a license to copy and/or transmit the contents.
Vedadhara retains all the rights, including copyright, in the data, images, software, documentation, text and other information displayed on the Website.
No part of this site may be reproduced by any process without written permission from the Trust. Copying or redistribution in any manner for commercial use, including commercial publication, or for personal gain is strictly prohibited.
The Trademarks of Third Parties may also be displayed on the Website. Nothing contained in this Website should be construed as granting, by implication or otherwise, any license or right to use any Trademarks displayed on the Website without the express written permission of the third party that may own the Trademarks displayed on the Website. Any unauthorized use of the Trademarks or any other intellectual property, except as authorized in these Terms and Conditions, is strictly prohibited. The risk and liability for unauthorized uses of such trade mark or materials is solely the users.

INDEMNITY
The User/Subscriber agrees to defend, indemnify and hold harmless Vedadhara, its affiliates, employees, members, and agents, from and against any and all claims, causes of action, damages, obligations, losses, liabilities, fees (including attorney's fees) costs, debt, demands, recoveries, fines, penalties and expenses of any kind or nature arising from: (i) your use of and access to the Website; (ii) the violation or non- compliance of any term of these Terms of Use; (iii) the violation of any third party right, including without limitation any copyright, intellectual property right, or privacy right; This defence and indemnification obligation will survive these Terms of Use and your use of the Website. We reserve the right to disclosure of any personal information about the User/Subscriber and the use of the Website including its contents, without their prior permission if Vedadhara has a good faith belief that such action is necessary to:

  1. conform to legal requirements or comply with legal process;
  2. protect and defend our rights or property;
  3. enforce the Terms of Use.

ASSIGNMENT
These Terms of Use, and any rights and licenses granted hereunder, may not be transferred or assigned by you, but may be assigned by Vedadhara without restriction.

JURISDICTION
These Terms of Use shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of India and any dispute shall exclusively be subject to the jurisdiction of the appropriate Courts situated at Mumbai or Thane, India

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