Terms of Use

Terms and Conditions of Website Usage

Thank you for visiting the online Terms and Conditions of Use ("Terms and Conditions") page of the Yogoda Satsanga Society of India ("YSS") website. Your access and use of the YSS website at www.yssofindia.org (the "Website") is subject to the following terms and all applicable laws. By accessing and/or using the Website, you accept these Terms and Conditions without limitation or qualification, as well as such additional or amended terms and conditions as YSS may from time to time publish. Certain services or other offerings made available on the Website may have additional terms and conditions that apply, which can be viewed either on the pages containing such services or offerings, or via a link on those pages or other directions to the additional terms and conditions.

Thank you for visiting our website. We hope you enjoy your visit, and look forward to serving you.

Intellectual Property

The Website is owned and operated by Yogoda Satsanga Society of India (YSS).

Copyright © 2015 Yogoda Satsanga Society of India / Self-Realization Fellowship.

All rights reserved.

The content presented by YSS on this website - including but not limited to text, photographs, graphics, designs, logos, video, audio, and multimedia combinations - is the property of YSS or is used consistent with the owner's permission or as permitted by applicable law.

Except as stated herein, no portion of these contents may be displayed, reproduced, republished, uploaded, posted, transmitted, or distributed in any form or by any means - electronic, mechanical, photocopying, recording, or otherwise - without the prior permission of the copyright holder.

Permission is granted, solely for your personal or internal use for non-commercial purposes, to display the contents with a computer using browser software and to download, use, and print copies of the material - provided that no modification is made to the material and that all copyright and other proprietary notices are preserved. Permission is granted to include links to the Website on other websites, provided that all trademarks are duly noted in such links, and further provided that no such use shall have a detrimental impact on the reputation of YSS or any of its trademarks or other intellectual property. Permission granted here does not include the right to modify or repost the contents at any other Web sites without the express written permission of YSS (except brief excerpts as permitted by applicable law). YSS reserves the right to revoke any permissions granted herein at any time and for any reason. Use of the materials for any other purpose other than those expressly permitted, is a violation of copyright and other proprietary rights. YSS's logos, and a number of the names and images displayed on the Website, are registered trademarks of Yogoda Satsanga Society of India, including: "Yogoda Satsanga Society of India," "The Spiritual Legacy of Paramahansa Yogananda," the "standard pose" photo of Paramahansa Yogananda (shown on the home page), the YSS lotus emblem, and the YSS trade dress as well as its separately registered elements. These may not be used without the prior written permission of Yogoda Satsanga Society of India.

Links to Other Websites

The Website may contain links to other websites. A link to a third party's website does not mean that we endorse it or that we are affiliated with it. We do not exercise control over third-party websites. You access such third-party websites or content at your own risk. You should always read the terms of use and privacy policy of a third party website before using it. YSS will not be responsible for any damage or loss related to the use of any content, goods or services available on or through any third-party website.

Privacy

YSS respects your privacy. Our Privacy Policy explains how we collect, use, and disclose information about you. By using the Website, you also agree to abide by our Privacy Policy.

Disruptive Behaviour

You agree not to: (i) interfere with, disrupt, or harm in any way the Website or servers or networks connected to it; (ii) attempt to penetrate or circumvent security measures of YSS or another entity, or obtain or bypass others' passwords; (iii) engage in denial of service attacks, i.e., actions designed to impair network access by flooding a site or the Internet with useless traffic; or (iv) engage in any other activity which hinders or disrupts the operation of the Website or interferes with other users' ability to use the Website.

Disclaimer and Limitation of Liability

WE TRY TO KEEP THE SITE AND SERVICES UP, BUG-FREE, AND SAFE, BUT YOU USE THE WEBSITE AND SERVICES AT YOUR OWN RISK. BY USING THE WEBSITE, YOU EXPRESSLY AGREE THAT USE OF THE WEBSITE IS AT YOUR SOLE RISK. THE WEBSITE IS PROVIDED ON AN "AS IS" AND "AS AVAILABLE" BASIS. YSS DOES NOT WARRANT THAT USE OF THE WEBSITE WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR-FREE. YSS SPECIFICALLY DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES, WHETHER EXPRESSED OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO WARRANTIES OF TITLE, MERCHANTABILITY, NON-INFRINGEMENT, OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, TO THE FULLEST EXTENT POSSIBLE UNDER APPLICABLE LAWS. NO VERBAL INFORMATION PROVIDED BY YSS SHALL CREATE A WARRANTY. UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES SHALL YSS BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES THAT RESULT FROM YOUR USE OF OR INABILITY TO USE THE WEBSITE, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO RELIANCE BY YOU ON ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED FROM THE WEBSITE THAT RESULTS IN MISTAKES, OMISSIONS, INTERRUPTIONS, DELETION OR CORRUPTION OF FILES, VIRUSES, DELAYS IN OPERATION OR TRANSMISSION, OR ANY FAILURE OF PERFORMANCE. THE FOREGOING LIMITATION OF LIABILITY SHALL APPLY WHETHER IN AN ACTION OF CONTRACT, NEGLIGENCE OR OTHER TORTUOUS ACTION, EVEN IF AN AUTHORIZED REPRESENTATIVE OF YSS HAS BEEN ADVISED OF OR SHOULD HAVE KNOWLEDGE OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. THIS PARAGRAPH SHALL APPLY TO ALL CONTENT, MERCHANDISE AND SERVICES AVAILABLE THROUGH THE WEBSITE.

YSS DOES NOT WARRANT, ENDORSE, GUARANTEE, OR ASSUME RESPONSIBILITY FOR ANY PRODUCT OR SERVICE ADVERTISED OR OFFERED BY A THIRD PARTY ON OR THROUGH THE WEBSITE OR ANY LINKED WEBSITE. YSS WILL NOT BE A PARTY TO OR BE RESPONSIBLE FOR MONITORING ANY TRANSACTION BETWEEN YOU AND THIRD-PARTY PROVIDERS OF PRODUCTS OR SERVICES.

YOU UNDERSTAND AND AGREE THAT ANY MATERIAL OR INFORMATION DOWNLOADED OR OTHERWISE OBTAINED THROUGH THE USE OF THE WEBSITE IS DONE AT YOUR OWN RISK AND THAT YOU WILL BE SOLELY RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY DAMAGE ARISING FROM DOING SO. NO ADVICE OR INFORMATION, WHETHER ORAL OR WRITTEN, OBTAINED BY YOU FROM YSS OR THROUGH THE WEBSITE WILL CREATE ANY WARRANTY NOT EXPRESSLY MADE IN THESE TERMS OF USE.

TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, NEITHER YSS NOR ITS OFFICERS, MEMBERS OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS, MONASTICS, EMPLOYEES, MEMBERS, AGENTS, OR LICENSORS WILL BE LIABLE UNDER ANY THEORY OF LIABILITY FOR ANY INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR EXEMPLARY DAMAGES, INCLUDING, DAMAGES FOR LOSS OF REVENUES, PROFITS, GOODWILL, USE, DATA, OR OTHER TANGIBLE OR INTANGIBLE LOSSES (EVEN IF SUCH PARTIES WERE ADVISED OF, KNEW OF OR SHOULD HAVE KNOWN OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES), ARISING FROM OR RELATING TO USE OF THE YSS SITE OR SERVICES.

Some jurisdictions do not allow the exclusion of certain warranties or the limitation or exclusion of liability for incidental or consequential damages. Accordingly, some of the above limitations and disclaimers may not apply to you. To the extent YSS may not, as a matter of applicable law, disclaim any implied warranty or limit its liabilities, the scope and duration of such warranty and the extent of YSS's liability will be the minimum permitted under such law.

Accuracy of Information About Merchandise

We try to ensure that the information in the Bookstore section of the Website is accurate, complete and current. Despite our efforts, there will be instances when information about an item contains inaccurate or incomplete data, including data about the item's price or availability. We make no warranty or guarantee that the product information in our online Bookstore is error-free, complete, or current.

Prices and availability are subject to change without notice.

Severability

If any part of these Terms and Conditions is found to be unlawful, void, or unenforceable, that part will be deemed severable and will not affect the validity and enforceability of the remaining provisions. YSS may revise these Terms at any time by updating this posting.

Non-Waiver

The failure of YSS to exercise or enforce any right or provision of the Terms and Conditions shall not constitute a waiver of such right or provision.

Limitation of Legal Actions

You agree that regardless of any statute or law to the contrary, any claim or cause of action arising out of or related to use of the Terms and Conditions, or the provision or use of the Website, must be filed within one (1) year after such claim or cause of action arose or be forever barred.

If you have any questions concerning these terms, you may contact our Legal Department:

YOGODA SATSANGA SOCIETY OF INDIA
Paramahansa Yogananda Path
Ranchi 834 001
Jharkhand
INDIA
Phones: (0651) 2460071, 2460074, 2461578