Website Terms of Use

PLEASE READ THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS CAREFULLY BEFORE USING THIS WEBSITE.  BY USING OR ACCESSING OUR WEBSITE, YOU ARE AGREEING TO ABIDE BY THESE TERMS OF USE.  IF YOU DO NOT AGREE TO THESE TERMS OF USE, YOU MUST NOT USE THIS WEBSITE.

What’s in these terms?

These terms tell you the rules for using our website at https://www.choudhrie.foundation(our “Website”).

Click on the links below to go straight to more information on each area:

 

Who we are and how to contact us

The Website is operated by the Choudhrie Family Foundation (referred to as “we“, “us” or ”our” ). We are registered in Delaware, USA.

We are a 501 (3) (c) registered organization.

To contact us, please email info@choudhrie.foundation.

By using our Website you accept these terms

By using our Website, you confirm that you accept these terms of use and that you agree to comply with them.

If you do not agree to these terms, you must not use our Website.

We recommend that you print a copy of these terms for future reference.

There are other terms that may apply to you

These terms of use refer to the following additional terms, which also apply to your use of our Website:

  • Our Privacy Policy. See further under How we may use your personal information.
  • Our Accessibility Policy
  • Our Cookies Policy, which sets out information about the cookies on our Website.
  • Our Acceptable Use Policy, which sets out the permitted uses and prohibited uses of our Website. When using our Website or uploading content, you must comply with this Acceptable Use Policy. See further under Uploading content to our Website.

We may make changes to these terms

We amend these terms from time to time. Every time you wish to use our Website, please check these terms to ensure you understand the terms that apply at that time.  Your access or use of this Website after any amendment signifies your acceptance of the changed terms.

We may make changes to our Website

We may update and change our Website from time to time to reflect changes to our users’ needs and our business priorities.

We may suspend or withdraw our Website

Our Website is made available free of charge.

We do not guarantee that our Website, or any content on it, will always be available or be uninterrupted. We may suspend or withdraw or restrict the availability of all or any part of our Website for business and operational reasons. We will try to give you reasonable notice of any suspension or withdrawal.

You are also responsible for ensuring that all persons who access our Website through your internet connection are aware of these terms of use and other applicable terms and conditions, and that they comply with them.

How you may use material on our Website

We are the owner or the licensee of all intellectual property rights in our Website, and in the material published on it.  Those works are protected by copyright laws and treaties around the world. All such rights are reserved.

You may print off one copy, and may download extracts, of any page(s) from our Website for your personal use and you may draw the attention of others within your organisation to content posted on our Website.

You must not modify the paper or digital copies of any materials you have printed off or downloaded in any way, and you must not use any illustrations, photographs, video or audio sequences or any graphics separately from any accompanying text.

Our status (and that of any identified contributors) as the authors of content on our Website must always be acknowledged.

You must not use any part of the content on our Website for commercial purposes without obtaining a licence to do so from us or our licensors.  You may not resell or repurpose any portion of the Website or its contents; collect, compile or use any listings, descriptions, or content of the Website; make any derivative use of the Website or its contents; or download, analyze or  the content of the Website for the benefit of another entity. You may not use any automated device, computer program, tool, algorithm, bot or similar process to mine or systematically scrape or extract content from this Website.

If you print off, copy or download any part of our Website in breach of these terms of use, your right to use our Website will cease immediately and you must, at our option, return or destroy any copies of the data and materials you have made.

Do not rely on information on this Website

The content on our Website is provided on an “AS IS” basis for general information only. It is not intended to amount to advice on which you should rely. You must obtain professional or specialist advice before taking, or refraining from, any action on the basis of the content on our Website.

Although we make reasonable efforts to update the information on our Website, we make no representations, warranties or guarantees, whether express or implied, that the content on our Website is accurate, complete or up to date.

We are not responsible for websites we link to

Where our Website contains links to other websites and resources provided by third parties, these links are provided for your information only. Such links should not be interpreted as approval by us of those linked websites or information you may obtain from them.

We have no control over the contents of those websites or resources and we are not responsible for (and under no circumstances shall be liable for) the contents, accuracy or reliability of any websites or resources linked to this Website.

User-generated content is not approved by us

This Website may include information and materials uploaded by other users of the Website. This information and these materials have not been verified or approved by us.  We do not ordinarily, but reserve the right to in our sole discretion, filter, censor, edit or regulate user information and materials uploaded to our Website, and we neither endorse nor are responsible for (and under no circumstances shall be liable for) such uploaded information and materials. The views expressed by other users on our Website do not represent our views or values.

How to complain about content uploaded by other users

If you wish to complain about content uploaded by other users please contact us on info@choudhrie.foundation.

Our responsibility for loss or damage suffered by you

To the fullest extent permitted by law we shall not be liable for any damages, including special, incidental or consequential damages or lost profits arising from the use of, or inability to use, our Website or from any information, content, products or services made available through our Website, even if we have been advised of the possibility of such damages. To the fullest extent permitted by law our total liability to you for all damages, losses, and causes of action (whether in contract, tort or otherwise) shall not exceed the amount paid by you, if any, for accessing our Website or, if applicable, in purchasing products or services through our Website. Some jurisidictions do not allow the limitation or exclusion of liability for incidental or consequential damages, so the above limitation may not apply to you.  We do not exclude or limit in any way our liability to you where it would be unlawful to do so. This includes liability for death or personal injury caused by our negligence or the negligence of our employees, agents or subcontractors and for fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation.

How we may use your personal information

We will only use your personal information as set out in our Privacy Policy.

Uploading content to our Website

Whenever you make use of a feature that allows you to upload content to our Website (a “Contribution”), or to make contact with us, you must comply with the content standards set out in our Acceptable Use Policy.

You warrant that any such Contribution does comply with those standards and does not infringe on the intellectual property or proprietary rights of any third party, and you will be liable to us and indemnify and hold us harmless for any breach of that warranty. This means you will be responsible for any loss or damage we suffer as a result of your breach of warranty.  We reserve the right to assume the defence and control of any matter subject to indemnification by you.

Any Contribution you upload to our Website will be considered non-confidential and non-proprietary. You retain all of your ownership rights in your Contribution, but you are required to grant us and other users of our Website a limited licence to use, store and copy that content and to distribute and make it available to third parties. The rights you license to us are described in Rights you are giving us to use material you upload.

We also have the right to disclose your identity to any third party who is claiming that any Contribution posted or uploaded by you to our Website constitutes a violation of their intellectual property rights, or of their right to privacy.

We have the right to remove any Contribution or posting you make on our Website if, in our opinion, your post does not comply with the content standards set out in our Acceptable Use Policy.

You are solely responsible for securing and backing up your Contribution and content.

Rights you are giving us to use material you upload

When you upload a Contribution to our Website, you to grant us:

  • a perpetual, irrevocable, worldwide, non-exclusive, royalty-free, transferable licence to use, reproduce, distribute, prepare derivative works of and display such user-generated content on the Website and across different media; and
  • a perpetual, irrevocable, worldwide, non-exclusive, royalty-free, transferable licence to allow our contractors to use such content solely in connection with the maintenance and functionality of the Website or any other media such content is displayed.

We are not responsible for viruses and you must not introduce them

We do not guarantee that our Website will be secure or free from bugs or viruses.

You are responsible for configuring your information technology, computer programmes and platform to access our Website. You should use your own virus protection software.

You must not misuse our Website by knowingly introducing viruses, trojans, worms, logic bombs or other material that is malicious or technologically harmful. You must not attempt to gain unauthorised access to our Website, the server on which our Website is stored or any server, computer or database connected to our Website. You must not attack our Website via a denial-of-service attack or a distributed denial-of service attack. Such activities may constitute a breach of applicable hacking and criminal statutes. We will report any such breach to the relevant law enforcement authorities and we will co-operate with those authorities by disclosing your identity to them. In the event of such a breach, your right to use our Website will cease immediately.

Rules about linking to our Website

You may link to our home page, provided you do so in a way that is fair and legal and does not damage our reputation or take advantage of it.

You must not establish a link in such a way as to suggest any form of association, approval or endorsement on our part where none exists.

You must not establish a link to our Website in any website that is not owned by you.

Our Website must not be framed on any other website, nor may you create a link to any part of our Website other than the home page.

We reserve the right to withdraw linking permission without notice.

The website in which you are linking must comply in all respects with the content standards set out in our Acceptable Use Policy.

If you wish to link to or make any use of content on our Website other than that set out above, please contact info@choudhrie.com.

Which country’s laws apply to any disputes?

These terms of use shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of Delaware, U.S.A., without giving effect to any principles of conflicts of law.  You and we irrevocably consent to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts located in Delaware, U.S.A. in connection with any action arising out of or related to these terms or the Website, and waive any objection based on lack of personal jurisdiction, place of residence, improper venue or forum non conveniens in any such action.

 Our trade marks are registered

Except as otherwise noted, we are the owner of all trademarks and service marks on this Website, whether registered or not.  All registered trademarks are registered in the United States of America (and other applicable jurisdictions).   The Choudhrie Family Foundation mark is US registered trademark (ref: 5,0804,206; MW Ref: 2074160-001). You are not permitted to use any of our trademarks without our approval, unless it is part of downloaded material you are using as permitted under How you may use material on our Website.