Consent to Terms

Please read these ‘Terms of Use’ before using Ecumen.in or any features of this site. By using the Service, you agree to be bound by these terms of use. If you do not agree to these terms of use, please exit the Service. We reserve the right, at our discretion, to modify, add or delete portions of these terms at any time by posting updated terms of use on the Ecumen Website. Please check these terms frequently for updates. Any modifications, additions or deletions to these terms shall be effective immediately upon posting of updated terms of use. Your continued use of the Service following the posting of updated terms of use will mean that you agree to those changes.

Copyrights

The contents of Ecumen.in are protected by international copyright laws. You may not reproduce, distribute, transmit, display, prepare derivative works, or perform any copyrighted material on the Ecumen Website without the prior written consent of Ecumen, except as provided below. You may copy and print a limited amount of content, and you may download Ecumen fed content for your personal, non-commercial use only, provided that you include all copyright and other notices contained in the content and that you do not modify the content. Any other use of Ecumen content requires prior written permission from Ecumen.

Links to Ecumen Websites

Ecumen encourages and permits links to content on Ecumen Websites. However, Ecumen is an organization committed to the highest journalistic ethics and standards and to independent, noncommercial journalism, both in fact and appearance. Therefore, the linking should not suggest that Ecumen promotes or endorses any third party’s causes, ideas, Websites, products or services, or (b) use Ecumen content for inappropriate commercial purposes. We reserve the right to withdraw permission for any link.

RSS Feeds

RSS Feeds provided by Ecumen, consist of a selection of headlines, summaries and links to full news stories, which can be delivered to your desktop using a technology called XML (extensible Markup Language) (individually, an “RSS Feed” and collectively, the “RSS Feeds”). The RSS Feeds are protected by international copyright laws. All rights in and to the RSS Feeds are reserved to Ecumen. You may display, excerpt from, and link to the RSS Feeds on your personal Website, weblog, or similar application for personal, noncommercial purposes only. Any other use of Ecumen trademarks, or service marks, or of the RSS Feeds requires the prior written permission of Ecumen. For use of the news stories or other content that are linked to by the RSS Feeds, please see the Copyright section of these Terms of Use. Ecumen reserves the right to discontinue providing RSS Feeds and to require that you cease accessing or using the RSS Feeds, or any content contained in the RSS Feeds at any time for any reason.

Use of the Service

If you use the Service, including participation in the Chat or by submission of comments, e-mails or other information via Ecumen.in, you must follow a few simple rules:

  • You may not post, upload or transmit any messages or materials anonymously or under a false name or a false e-mail address.
  • While we do not seek to limit expression of ideas, certain materials and language will not be tolerated. You may not post, upload or transmit any material or links to material that is libelous, defamatory, false, obscene, indecent, lewd, pornographic, violent, abusive, threatening, harassing, discriminatory, in violation of the law or that constitutes hate speech.
  • You may only post, upload or transmit materials for which you have the copyright or other permission to distribute electronically. You may not violate, plagiarize, or infringe on the rights of third parties, including copyright, trademark, trade secret, privacy, personal, publicity, moral or proprietary rights. You promise and represent that any posted, uploaded, included or transmitted materials will be owned by you or in the public domain.
  • The Service can only be used for non-commercial purposes. You cannot distribute or otherwise publish any material containing any solicitation of funds, advertising or solicitation for goods and services.
  • You may not post, upload or transmit any software or other material which contains a virus or other harmful code or device. You may not use the Service to distribute chain letters, mass mailings or “spam” or to gather e-mail addresses for the purpose of sending “spam” to other users of the Service.
  • By posting, uploading or transmitting any material on or through the Service, you hereby grant Ecumen a non-exclusive, perpetual, royalty-free, worldwide license to use, copy, sub-license, modify, transmit, publicly perform or display that material, and your name and location (city, state and/or country), if you provide that information to us, in connection with that material, in all media, whether or not now known.
  • By using the Service, you agree to abide by these rules. You acknowledge that Ecumen has the right to delete, edit or move material that it deems, in its sole discretion, to be in violation of the Rules of the Ecumen Terms of Use, or which it otherwise, in its sole discretion, considers to be objectionable.

General Terms of Use

These terms of use, together with the Privacy Policy, represent the entire understanding of the parties regarding the use of the Ecumen Website and supersede any previous documents, correspondence, conversations, or other oral or written understanding related to these terms of use. To the extent permissible by law, any disputes under these terms of use or relating to the Service shall be litigated in the local or Federal courts located, and you hereby consent to personal jurisdiction and venue, in India. A modification or waiver of a part of these terms of use shall not constitute a waiver or modification of any other portion of the terms of use. If for any reason any provision of these terms of use is found unenforceable, that provision will be enforced to the maximum extent permissible, and the remainder of the terms of use will continue in full force and effect

Disclaimer

THE SERVICE AND ANY PRODUCTS SOLD ON OR THROUGH THE SERVICE ARE AVAILABLE ON AN “AS IS” AND “AS AVAILABLE” BASIS, WITHOUT ANY WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING WARRANTIES OF TITLE OR IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. ECUMEN DOES NOT WARRANT THAT THE SERVICE WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR-FREE. NOR DOES ECUMEN MAKE ANY WARRANTIES AS TO THE RESULTS THAT MAY BE OBTAINED FROM USE OF THE SERVICE OR ENDORSE, RECOMMEND, OR MAKE ANY WARRANTIES AS TO THE ACCURACY, RELIABILITY OR CONTENT OF, ANY INFORMATION, SERVICE, PRODUCTS, OPINIONS, OR STATEMENTS AVAILABLE ON OR THROUGH THE SERVICE OR THROUGH LINKS ON THE SERVICE. USE OF THIS SERVICE IS ENTIRELY AT YOUR OWN RISK.