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Legally India, Licit Media Limited and their employees, agents and subsidiaries ("we") are providing LegallyIndia.com and related sites, newsletters and other services (the "Website") to users of the Website ("you") subject to these terms and conditions (the "Terms").

In using the Website you are deemed to have read and agreed to the Terms. If you do not agree with the Terms please cease to use the Website.

We take your privacy seriously. Please refer to our separate privacy policy for information on how we will protect your personal data.

1) General

1. We aim to provide you with a wealth of user experience and services through the Website. All new services or features launched by us in future will also be subject to these terms.

2. You acknowledge and agree that the Website is provided "as is" and that we can assume no responsibility for any failure to provide this service, including but not limited to storing or delivering any user communications or settings.

3. We are not be liable for any loss suffered by you through the use of the Website howsoever caused, including but not limited to loss caused through but not limited to our negligence, breach of contract, copyright infringement, breach of other intellectual property rights or defamation.

4. We make no warranties and are not liable for any third party products, services, content or websites, even if these are linked to or featured on the Website.

5. We do not purport to provide legal, professional or any other advice and you should always seek independent advice before acting on any information on the Website.

6. We take great care in making sure that all information we provide is accurate but we are not responsible for any loss suffered by you as a consequence of any of your action you take or omit to take on the basis of any of the information we provide.

7. We reserve the right to use, reproduce and modify all content submitted by you to the site, including but not limited to comments published by you on the site. We reserve to use our absolute discretion in exercising this right.

8. We are not liable for content published on the Website by users of the Website. If you would like to alert us to content that you believe to be inappropriate, please contact us via the the Website or by sending an email to . We will deal with your request as soon as reasonably possible.

2) Acceptable use and your obligations

1. You must not use the Website in any way that causes damage to the Website or in any unlawful, harmful or fraudulent manner.

2. You agree to accord respect to other users of the Website and not to interfere with their legitimate use of the Website and our services.

3. You agree to indemnify us against all costs, claims, liabilities, demands or expenses incurred as a result of your use of this Website or any breach of these Terms by you.

4. We reserve the right at our absolute discretion to:
        (i) restrict or block your access to the Website,
        (ii) delete, modify or limit your user account at any time, or
        (iii) terminate these Terms,
All your obligations under the Terms will survive in case of paragraphs 2(4)(i) to (iii) above.

5. You will not not publish or cause to be published any unlawful, defamatory, obscene, threatening, offensive, harmful or otherwise objectionable content.

6. You confirm that you are allowed under law to publish all content, images or information that you submit to the Website.

3) Membership obligations

1. When you join the Legally India community / social network the details you enter on the registration form will be used by us to provide you with news and other information.

2. You agree to provide your real name, last name and accurate and truthful personal information in your registration.

3. You agree to keep your username (the "Username") and password safe from use by third parties and not to share your registration details with anyone else, unless if your Username is a bona fide account that represents a group or organisation in which case you may share the registration details with members of such group or organisation.

4. You agree to indemnify us against any unauthorised use of your Username and password, howsoever caused.

5. We reserve the right to modify the membership information you provide, as well as to delete, disable and/or restrict your account.

4) Blogging

1. For registered users we are providing an open web publishing / blogging service that allows you to post and publish blogs and articles on the Website ("Blogs"), subject to the Terms.

2. You agree not to post any Blog that is: (i) advertising, (ii) advertorial, (iii) overt promotion of services or products, or (iv) that otherwise contravenes any of the Terms.

3. You warrant and represent that you have the author's permission to publish a Blog under your Username and that you have the legal right to publish all images or other information that you upload on the Website.

4. We have no responsibility or liability of any kind for the content of any Blogs that are not written by us. We do not exercise control over Blogs' contents and are acting as a mere electronic conduit, hosting service and passive publisher of the Blogs, subject to the Terms.

5. We retain the right at our absolute discretion to delete or modify your Blog in order to comply with our legal duties, to improve the appearance, layout or integration of the Blog into the Website, or for any other reason.

5) Intellectual property

1. You or the original authors, as applicable, retain all copyrights to and moral rights to be identified as the author of:

         (i) Blogs published under your Username, and/or
         (ii) images or other media published under your Username on your personal profile on the Website's social network.

2. By publishing a Blog you grant us a royalty-free, non-exclusive, irrevocable and perpetual licence and right to republish, reproduce and edit your Blog or parts thereof worldwide and in any medium, notwithstanding any other clauses of the Terms. If you republish your Blogs elsewhere, please include a hyper-link back to Legally India as the place of original publication. 

3. Subject to the above clauses 5(1) and 5(2) (applying to Blog authors), you agree to waive all your copyrights and moral rights to be identified as the author to all content or information you submit to be published anywhere on the Website, including but not limited to the Website's forum, discussion boards, collaborative wiki site ("Legallypedia") and comments to articles or Blogs.

4. All content that is contributed to Legallypedia becomes our copyright but is made available under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 license.

5) Jobs site

We offer a jobs recruitment portal, which is accessible via jobs.LegallyIndia.com (the "Jobs Site"). In addition to these Terms, use of the Jobs Site is governed by separate terms and conditions (the "Jobs Terms"), which shall be read in conjunction with these Terms. Please click here to read the Jobs Terms.

6) Governing law

The Terms and the Website are governed by English law and you agree to submit to the jurisdiction of the English courts.

7) Variation

We reserve the right to amend or modify these Terms at any time without notice.

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