DJSNA Terms of Use

Welcome to the Digamber Jain Sangh of North America website The Services offered by this website are all related to the promotion of Jainism. The DJSNA website is subject to the following terms and conditions "TOU". DJSNA reserves the right to update the TOU at any time without notice to you. The most current version of the TOU can be reviewed by clicking on the "Terms of Use" tab located at the bottom of our web pages.

Ownership, Copyright, and Trademark Notices

Unless otherwise specified, the services and content are for your personal and non-commercial use. DJSNA and affiliates own and operate the web site. All information, text, graphics, software and other content that make the website ("Materials") are the properties of DJSNA or its licensors. You acknowledge that certain material available on the website are protected by copyright, trademark, patent or other intellectual property rights of DJSNA and its licensors.

Unless otherwise specified, these services and content are for your personal and non-commercial use. You may not modify, copy, distribute, transmit, display, perform, reproduce, publish, license, create derivative works from, transfer, or sell any information, software, products or services obtained from these services or content. Except as expressly provided, nothing within the website or content shall be construed as conferring any license under any of DJSNA or its licensors intellectual property rights, whether by estoppels, implication, waiver, or otherwise.

DJSNA grants you a limited, personal, nontransferable, non-sub-licensable, revocable license to access and use the website and content only in the manner presented by DJSNA and as expressly permitted by DJSNA. Except as expressly provided herein, you agree that you will not copy, reproduce, alter, reverse engineer, modify, create derivative works, or publicly display any content from the website without the prior express written permission of DJSNA. Notwithstanding the foregoing sentence, you may download one copy of any content expressly designated by DJSNA as downloadable for your personal, non-commercial use only, provided you keep intact all copyright and other proprietary notices. Any other use of the content for any other purpose is a violation of these Terms of Use and DJSNA or its licensors' copyright and other intellectual property rights. Use of any such content on any other web site or networked computer environment is strictly prohibited.

Trademarks, Service Marks, and Trade Names

All trademarks, service marks and trade names in the web site are the property of DJSNA or the respective owner of such marks or name, and are protected by U.S. and international copyright and trademark laws. You agree not to reproduce or defame or disparage DJSNA and its trademarks, service marks, or trade name appearing throughout the website without express written consent of DJSNA or the owner of the mark or name as applicable is strictly prohibited.

In using the website, you further agree (1) you will not hold yourself out as in any way sponsored by affiliated with, or endorsed by DJSNA or its service providers, and (2) not access, copy, or download portions of in connection with the website and the materials. Any rights not expressly granted in these terms of Use are reserved.

Member Account, Password, and Security

If any of the Services requires you to open an account, you must complete the registration process by providing us with current, complete and accurate information as prompted by the applicable registration form. You also will choose a password and a user name. You are entirely responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your password and account. Furthermore, you are entirely responsible for any and all activities that occur under your account.

You agree to notify DJSNA immediately of any unauthorized use of your account or any other breach of security. DJSNA will not be liable for any loss that you may incur as a result of someone else using your password or account, either with or without your knowledge. However, you could be held liable for losses incurred by DJSNA or another party due to someone else using your account or password. You may not use anyone else's account at any time, without the permission of the account holder.

You agree that DJSNA has the right to share your personal information with other registered and approved members of DJSNA. This personal information is solely to advance the cause of Jainism and the Jain Community and cannot be used for personal or private gains or profits. You agree not to disclose other people's personal information to third parties. Upon registering and becoming an approved member of DJSNA, you agree to hold DJSNA not liable for any personal information that may be shared, or gathered by others.

Use of Services

The services may contain email services, bulletin board services, chat areas, news groups, forums, communities, calendar, photo albums, videos or communication facilities designed to enable you to communicate with others. You agree to use the Communication Services only to post, send and receive messages and material that are proper and, when applicable, related to the particular Communication Service. By way of example, and not as a limitation, you agree that when using the Communication Services, you will not:

Use the Communication Services in connection with surveys, contests, pyramid schemes, chain letters, junk email, spamming or any duplicative or unsolicited messages. Defame, abuse, harass, stalk, threaten or otherwise violate legal rights (such as rights of privacy and publicity) of others. Publish, post, upload, distribute or disseminate any inappropriate, profane, defamatory, obscene, indecent or unlawful topic, name, material or information. Upload, or otherwise make available, files that contain images, photographs, or other material protected by intellectual property laws, including, by way of example, and not as limitation, copyright or trademark laws (or by rights of privacy or publicity) unless you own or control the rights thereto or have received all necessary consent to do the same.

Use any material or information, including images or photographs, which are made available through the Services in any manner that infringes any copyright, trademark, patent, trade secret, or other proprietary right of any party. Advertise or offer to sell or buy any goods or services for any business purpose, unless such Communication Services specifically allows such messages. Download any file posted by another user of a Communication Service that you know, or reasonably should know, cannot be legally reproduced, displayed, performed, and/or distributed in such manner.

Restrict or inhibit any other user from using and enjoying the Communication Services. Violate any code of conduct or other guidelines which may be applicable for any Communication Service. Harvest or otherwise collect information about others, including email addresses. Create a false identity for the purpose of misleading others. Use, download or otherwise copy, or provide (whether or not for a fee) to a person or entity any directory of users of the Services or other user or usage information or any portion thereof.

DJSNA has no obligation to monitor the Communication Services. However, DJSNA reserves the right to review materials posted to the Communication Services and to remove any materials in its sole discretion. DJSNA reserves the right to terminate your access to any or all of the Communication Services at any time, without notice, for any reason whatsoever. DJSNA reserves the right at all times to disclose any information as DJSNA deems necessary to satisfy any applicable law, regulation, legal process or governmental request, or to edit, refuse to post or to remove any information or materials, in whole or in part, in DJSNA sole discretion.

Always use caution when giving out any personally identifiable information about yourself or your children in any Communication Services. DJSNA does not control or endorse the content, messages or information found in any Communication Services and, therefore, DJSNA specifically disclaims any liability with regard to the Communication Services and any actions resulting from your participation in any Communication Services. Managers and hosts are not authorized DJSNA spokespersons, and their views do not necessarily reflect those of DJSNA.

Materials uploaded to the Communication Services may be subject to posted limitations on usage, reproduction and/or dissemination; you are responsible for adhering to such limitations if you download the materials.

Spidering, Monitoring, and Interference

You agree you will: (1) not use any robot, spider, other automatic device, or manual process to monitor or copy the pages of the Website or the Materials contained herein without the prior express written permission of DJSNA; (2) not use any device, software or routine to interfere or attempt to interfere with the proper working of the Website; and (3) not take any action that imposes an unreasonable or disproportionately large load on DJSNA infrastructure.

Links to other Internet Sites

The Website may contain links to other Internet sites and services that are operated and maintained by third parties. You acknowledge, understand and agree that DJSNA will not be responsible or liable, directly or indirectly, for any damage or loss caused or alleged to be caused by or in connection with the use of or reliance on any such content, products or services available on such other sites.


DJSNA reserves the right to modify, suspend, or discontinue any portion of the Website and Materials and its Content at any time, with or without notice. DJSNA reserves the right to modify any part of these Terms of Use at any time. Any modifications shall be effective upon posting to the Web site. You agree to review these Terms of Use periodically so that you are aware of any such modifications. Your continued use of the Web site after any such modifications have been posted shall be deemed to be your acceptance of any modifications to the Terms of Use. If, at any time, the Terms of Use are not acceptable to you, you should immediately cease use of the Web site. You agree that the above-stated standard for notice of modifications is reasonable.

Warranty Disclaimer

The website and the materials it contains are provided on an "As Is, As Available" basis without warranties of any kind. DJSNA does not warrant that the website or the server that makes it available is free of viruses or other harmful components. You (AND NOT DJSNA) assume the entire cost of all necessary servicing, repair or corrections. DJSNA makes no representation or warranties regarding the accuracy of the content of the website. DJSNA makes no representation or warranties regarding your use of the website or its content or any Third Party website you may access through the web site or any correctness, completeness, suitability, availability or operation of the DJSNA website and materials.

All the contents of this website are for general information or use. DJSNA is not responsible for any incorrect or inaccurate Content posted on the website, whether caused by the visitor or by a member or by any other equipment or programming associated with or utilized by the Services. DJSNA assumes no responsibility for any error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation or transmission, communications line failure, theft or destruction or unauthorized access to, or alteration of, user and/or Member communications. Under no circumstances will DJSNA be responsible for any loss or damage to any person resulting from anyone's use of the website or the Service and/or any Content posted on the or transmitted to DJSNA Members. The exchange of profile(s) through or by should not in any way be construed as any offer and/or recommendation from/by DJSNA.

This site has security measures in place to protect the loss, misuse and alteration of the information under our control. DJSNA shall not be responsible for any harm that you or any person may suffer as the result of a breach of confidentiality with respect to information you transmitted to the website.

Some Jurisdictions do not allow the exclusion of certain warranties. These exclusions may not apply to you.


The Website is controlled and operated by DJSNA from its offices within the State of New York, United States of America. Updates to the website and its content are not restricted to the State of New York. Updates to the DJSNA website and its content maybe made from any jurisdiction in USA or outside the borders of the USA. DJSNA makes no representation that content and materials in the Website are appropriate or available for use in other locations. Those who choose to access the Website from other locations do so on their own initiative and are responsible for compliance with local laws, if and to the extent local laws are applicable. Use of the Website is unauthorized in any jurisdiction that does not give effect to all provisions of these Terms of Use, including without limitation this paragraph.


These Terms of Use shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of the State of New York, United States of America without regard to its conflicts of law principles. DJSNA performance of these Terms of Use is subject to existing laws and legal process, and nothing contained in these Terms of Use shall derogate DJSNA right to comply with law enforcement requests or requirements relating to your use of the Website or information provided to or gathered by DJSNA with respect to such use. If any provision of these Terms of Use shall be unlawful, void, or for any reason unenforceable, then that provision shall be deemed from these Terms of Use and shall not affect the validity and enforceability of any remaining provisions. These Terms of Use constitute the entire agreement between the parties relating to the subject matter herein, and replace all prior or contemporaneous communications, oral or written.

Date Modified: Dec 21, 2006

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A Non Profit Tax Exempt Religious Organization, IRS Code Section 501(C) (3)~ EIN#34-2058033.