KEM Hospital Research Centre (KEMHRC), Pune

Website Terms and Conditions of Use

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General

This page provides the terms and conditions for use of the KEMHRC’s website https://dontoffendindia.org and pages accessible there from, hereinafter referred to as the “Site” and the services contained within. By using the Site or downloading information from the Site, the user (You) agree to the terms and conditions listed here. This Agreement applies to users(s) if users(s) are visitors who access the website for any purpose. It also applies to any legal entity which may be represented by you.

Introduction

“Don’t Offend India” is an initiative to provide treatment to people with a sexual preference for children and / or early adolescents. Using evidence based techniques, individuals with a sexual preference for children and / or early adolescents receive treatment to improve their quality of life while also enrooting active behaviour control. This program aims to reduce cases of child sexual abuse as well as using Child Sexual Abuse Material known as “child pornography”

The website provides information about the services of Don’t Offend India, under the program for Primary Prevention of Sexual Violence. It is designed to inform prospective clients who may potentially have a sexual attraction towards children and / or early adolescents about the treatment available. The website also intends to educate the general public about pedophilia, hebephilia and primary prevention of child sexual abuse and the use of Child Sexual Abuse Material. The website also makes it possible for users to get in touch with KEMHRC through a contact form or a chat function.

Disclaimer

The services and all included content are provided on an "as is" basis without warranty of any kind, whether expressed or implied. KEMHRC specifically disclaims any and all warranties and conditions of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, and non-infringement, and any warranties arising out of course of dealing or usage of trade. KEMHRC further disclaims any and all liability related to your access or use of the services or any related content. You acknowledge and agree that any access to or use of the services or such content is at your own risk.

Links to Third party sites

KEMHRC states that any information that can be accessed from the Site by use of hypertext links are not maintained or controlled by KEMHRC. KEMHRC is therefore not responsible for the content of such linked resources.

KEMHRC is not responsible for the security of such other sites, nor for the terms of use or security / privacy policies of such sites. It is your responsibility to review such other sites for policies and practices of concern to you.

KEMHRC makes no warranty expressed or implied with respect to the use of the links provided nor does KEMHRC guarantee the accuracy, completeness, usefulness or adequacy of any resource, information, system, product or process available at or from the website.

Modification of Terms of Use

KEMHRC may change, alter, modify, amend or update this agreement from time to time without any prior notification to the user(s) and the amended or restated terms and conditions of use shall be effective immediately on posting of use shall bind the user(s).

Intellectual Property Rights

Reference at the Site to any specific commercial product, process or service by its trade name, trademark, manufacturer or otherwise does not constitute or imply its endorsement or recommendation by KEMHRC. Any trademark referenced belongs to its owner, and KEMHRC makes no claim as to its use or ownership.

Copyright on materials available on the Site may belong to KEMHRC or others (Copyright Owner). Any use of such material without expressed authorization of the Copyright Owner is at your own risk. Title to copyright in materials on the Site will at all times remain with the Copyright Owner. Any permitted copies of the Site or portions thereof must retain any copyright notices and other notices thereon. Nothing on the Site shall be construed as conferring any license in respect of the Copyright Owner’s rights, whether expressed, implied, or otherwise. KEMHRC may revoke any rights granted with respect to use of the Site at any time.

Security

KEMHRC has hosted its website with a webhosting service which has taken adequate measures to safeguard against malicious denial of service attacks, database hacks, viruses and other threats. KEMHRC has implemented the SSL certificate for the website. The SSL technology is a security protocol and de facto standard for securing communications across the internet. However KEMHRC makes no representation or warranty as to whether information you transmit to the Site will be intercepted by, or otherwise be received by, an unauthorized third party, and you transmit such information at your own risk. KEMHRC shall not be liable for any loss of information howsoever caused whether as a result of any interruption, suspension, or termination of the Service or otherwise.

KEMHRC would not be held liable for any loss of data, technical or otherwise, information, particulars supplied by You due to the reasons beyond its control like corruption of data or delay or failure to perform as a result of any causes or conditions that are beyond KEMHRC ‘s reasonable control including but not limited to strike, riots, civil unrest, Govt. policies, tampering of data by unauthorized persons like hackers, war and natural calamities.

Service Standards

KEMHRC does not warrant that the Site or any of the web sites linked to Site be free of any operational errors nor that it will be free of any virus, worm, or other harmful component. Under no circumstances shall KEMHRC be held liable for delay or failure or disruption of the content or services delivered through the website resulting directly or indirectly from acts of nature, causes beyond its reasonable control, including internet failures, computer, telecommunications or any other equipment failures, electrical power failures, etc.

Modification / Termination

KEMHRC is constantly changing and improving the services / courses available on the website. KEMHRC may add or remove functions, features, or requirements, and KEMHRC may suspend or stop a Service altogether. Accordingly, KEMHRC may terminate your use of any Service for any reason. None of KEMHRC, its participating institutions and instructors, its contributors, sponsors, and other business partners, and their employees, contractors, and other agents (the " KEMHRC Parties") shall have any liability to you for any such action. You can stop using our Services at any time

User’s Obligations

You agree not to impersonate any other person or entity or to use a false name or a name that you are not authorised to use

Posting Your Content / Information on the Website

The content on the website is that of KEMHRC or any other third party with the permission of KEMHRC. The permission is at the sole discretion of KEMHRC.

The content of the website includes third party content. KEMHRC in such a case is not the author. Any third party content is the sole responsibility of the party who has provided the content. KEMHRC does not maintain or control the information posted by the user or Third party and is therefore not responsible in any manner whatsoever for the accuracy, completeness, usefulness ,proprietary, lawfulness, truthfulness or adequacy of the Third Party content, and shall not be liable to any user in connection with his/her reliance on such third party content.

In addition, KEMHRC is not responsible for the conduct of the User activities on the website. The User shall solely be responsible for ensuring that in using the Service, all applicable laws, rules and regulations for the use of systems, service or equipment shall be at all times complied with. You also expressly undertake not to use the chat function in a manner that may constitute any of the following

  • Defame, abuse, harass, stalk, threaten or otherwise violate the legal rights (such as rights of privacy and publicity) of others.
  • Conduct or forward surveys, contests, or chain letters.

KEMHRC does not continuously monitor, verify or approve the third party content before it is uploaded on the website but periodically verifies the content to ensure that the content does not violate any rules, regulation and laws prevailing in India for the relevant time period. Therefore KEMHRC may refuse, suspend, terminate, delete, edit or amend any artwork, materials, information or content of any data or information or posting so as, in the sole opinion of KEMHRC, to comply with the legal or moral obligations as placed on the KEMHRC and to avoid infringing a third party's rights or any other rules, standards or codes of practices that may be applicable to the posting or the Site or the internet.

Personal Use

The User expressly agrees to use the Service strictly for personal purpose. The User shall not recompile, disassemble copy, modify, distribute, transmit, display, perform, reproduce, publish or create derivative works from, transfer, or sell any information, software, products, tools or services accessed from this web site. The User may not rent, lease, sell, sublicense, lend or in any manner allow any other party to use the Service, with or without consideration. By viewing the contents of this website you agree this condition of viewing and you acknowledge that any unauthorized use is unlawful and may subject you to civil or criminal penalties.

Limitation of liability

The User agrees that neither KEMHRC nor its directors or employees shall be liable for any direct, indirect, incidental, special or consequential damages, resulting from the use/delivery/performance or the inability to use/deliver/perform the Service or for replacement cost or resulting from the Services subscribed to or obtained or messages received or transactions entered into through or of User's transmissions or data. The User further agrees that KEMHRCshall not be liable for any damages arising from interruption, suspension or termination of Service, whether such interruption, suspension or termination was justified or not, negligent or intentional, inadvertent or advertent. The User also agrees that his sole remedy under this Terms of Use is cancellation of the Service. By viewing, using, or interacting in any manner with this site, including banners, advertising, or pop-ups, and as a condition of the website to allow his lawful viewing, User forever waives all rights to claim any damage or compensation or direct , indirect or consequential loss.

Indemnification

You agree to indemnify, defend, and hold harmless the KEMHRC parties from any and all claims, liabilities, expenses, and damages, including reasonable attorneys' fees and costs, made by any third party related to: (a) your use or attempted use of the Services in violation of these Terms; (b) your violation of any law or rights of any third party; or (c) User Content, including without limitation any claim of infringement or misappropriation of intellectual property or other proprietary rights.

Foreign Jurisdictions

All Users of the website/service in countries other than India should verify whether they are violating any of the local laws in such countries by using this website/ service. If the User chooses to access the Service from outside India, he shall be responsible for compliance with foreign and local laws. The Users agree that they will solely be liable for any liability incurred by them in this regard and will indemnify KEMHRC for any liability KEMHRC may incur in any foreign jurisdiction as a consequence of citizens / residents of countries other than India using the Service. This service does not constitute an offer to sell or a solicitation to any person in any jurisdiction where it is unlawful to make such an offer or solicitation.

Displays and Notices

All notices or demands to or upon the Site shall be effective if in writing and shall be sent to the following address- KEM Hospital Research Centre, TDH building, third floor, 489, Sardar Moodliar Road, Pune 411011 by Registered Post

Governing Law and Dispute Resolution

Terms and conditions of the User Agreement shall be governed by Indian Law and are subject to the jurisdiction only of the Courts of Pune, Maharashtra, India. The Parties to this Agreement hereby submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the Courts of Pune, Maharashtra, India.