Terms of use

ATTENTION: BY USING THIS WEBSITE (“SITE”), YOU AGREE AND AFFIRM THAT YOU HAVE READ AND ACCEPT THESE TERMS OF USE. IF YOU DO NOT ACCEPT THESE TERMS OF USE, YOU ARE NOT AUTHORIZED TO USE THIS SITE. THESE TERMS OF USE GOVERN YOUR USE OF THE SITE, ANY CONTENT (SUCH AS TEXT, DATA, INFORMATION, SOFTWARE, GRAPHICS, VIDEOS, OR PHOTOGRAPHS) THAT TAMILCATHOLICS.ORG OR ANY OF ITS SUBDOMAINS LIKE SOCIAL.TAMILCATHOLICS.ORG, (“TCORG”) MAY MAKE AVAILABLE THROUGH THE SITE (COLLECTIVELY, “MATERIALS”) AND ANY SERVICES THAT TCORG MAY PROVIDE THROUGH THE SITE (COLLECTIVELY, “SERVICES”). THE SITE, MATERIALS, AND SERVICES ARE REFERRED TO IN THESE TERMS OF USE COLLECTIVELY AS THE “TCORG WEBSITES.”
 

Your use of the TCORG Websites forms a legal agreement between you and TCORG and is subject to the terms of that agreement as stated in these Terms of Use. You acknowledge and agree that TCORG may stop (permanently or temporarily) providing the TCORG Websites to you or to users generally, at TCORG’s sole discretion, without prior notice to you. You may stop using the TCORG Websites at any time. You do not need to specifically inform TCORG when you stop using the TCORG Websites. In order to access certain Materials or Services, you may be required to provide information about yourself (such as identification or contact details) as part of the registration process for the Service, or as part of your continued use of the Services. You agree that any registration information you give to TCORG will always be accurate, correct and up to date.
 

Content of, and/or opinions expressed on, the TCORG Websites and in any corresponding comments are the personal opinions of the original authors, not of TCORG. The content is provided for informational purposes only and is not meant to be an endorsement or representation by TCORG or any other party. You understand that all information (such as data files, written text, computer software, music, audio files or other sounds, photographs, videos or other images) which you may have access to as part of, or through your use of, the TCORG Websites are the sole responsibility of the person from which such content originated. You understand and acknowledge that the TCORG Websites may be protected by intellectual property rights which are owned by TCORG or by other entities. You may not modify, rent, lease, loan, sell, distribute or create derivative works based on the TCORG Websites, either in whole or in part, unless you have been specifically told that you may do so by TCORG or by the owners of rights to content of the TCORG Websites, in a separate agreement.
 

Use of TCORG Websites
 

TCORG authorizes you to use the TCORG Websites only for your own personal, non-commercial purposes. Use of the TCORG Websites for any public or commercial purpose (including, without limitation, on another site or through a networked computer environment) without an express written agreement with TCORG is strictly prohibited. If you make copies of any of the Materials, you must retain on any such copies all copyright and other proprietary notices contained in the original Materials. You may not modify, publicly display, publicly perform, or distribute the Materials. As between you and TCORG, TCORG owns the TCORG Websites. The TCORG Websites are protected under United States and international copyright laws. Any unauthorized use of the TCORG Websites may violate copyright, trademark, and other laws.
 

You agree to use the TCORG Websites only for purposes that are permitted by (a) the Terms of Use and (b) any applicable law, regulation or generally accepted practices or guidelines in the relevant jurisdictions. You agree not to access (or attempt to access) any of the TCORG Websites by any means other than through the interface that is provided by TCORG, unless you have been specifically allowed to do so in a separate agreement with TCORG. You specifically agree not to access (or attempt to access) any of the TCORG Websites through any automated means (including use of scripts or web crawlers). You agree that you will not engage in any activity that interferes with or disrupts the Services (or the servers and networks which are connected to the Services). Unless you have been specifically permitted to do so in a separate agreement with TCORG, you agree that you will not reproduce, duplicate, copy, sell, trade or resell the Materials or Services for any purpose. You agree that you are solely responsible for (and that TCORG has no responsibility to you or to any third party for) any breach of your obligations under the Terms of Use and for the consequences (including any loss or damage which TCORG may suffer) of any such breach.
 

TCORG reserves the right (but shall have no obligation) to pre-screen, review, flag, filter, modify, refuse or remove any or all content from the TCORG Websites.
 

Access

You are responsible for obtaining and maintaining all equipment and services needed for access to and use of the TCORG Websites. You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your TCORG Websites password and you are solely responsible for all activities that occur under your password. You agree to notify TCORG immediately of any unauthorized use of your password or any other breach of security related to the TCORG Websites. TCORG reserves the right to require you to change your password if TCORG believes that your password no longer is secure.
 

Prohibited uses
 

You agree not to use the TCORG Websites (a) in a manner that violates any local, state, national, foreign, or international statute, regulation, rule, order, treaty, or other law; (b) to stalk, harass, or harm another individual; (c) to impersonate any person or entity or otherwise misrepresent your affiliation with a person or entity; or (d) to interfere with or disrupt the TCORG Websites or servers or networks connected to the TCORG Websites. You further agree not to (1) use any data mining, robots, or similar data gathering or extraction methods in connection with the TCORG Websites; or (2) attempt to gain unauthorized access to any portion of the TCORG Websites or any other accounts, computer systems, or networks connected to the TCORG Websites, whether through hacking, password mining, or any other means.

 

Termination
 

TCORG may terminate, suspend, or modify your registration with, or access to, all or part of the TCORG Websites, without notice, at any time and for any reason. You may discontinue your participation in and access to the TCORG Websites at any time. If you breach any of these Terms of Use, your authorization to use the TCORG Websites automatically terminates and you agree to immediately destroy any downloaded or printed content obtained from the TCORG Websites (and any copies thereof).
 

Disclaimers
 

THE TCORG WEBSITES ARE PROVIDED “AS IS” AND “WITH ALL FAULTS” AND THE ENTIRE RISK AS TO THE QUALITY AND PERFORMANCE OF THE TCORG WEBSITES IS WITH YOU, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, RISKS ASSOCIATED WITH THE PRESENCE OF ADWARE, VIRUSES, SPYWARE, AND/OR WORMS, ETC. SHOULD THE MATERIALS OR SERVICES PROVE DEFECTIVE, YOU, AND NOT TCORG, ASSUME THE ENTIRE COST OF ALL NECESSARY SERVICING AND REPAIR. TCORG EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, WHETHER EXPRESS, IMPLIED, OR STATUTORY, WITH RESPECT TO THE TCORG WEBSITES (INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, ANY IMPLIED OR STATUTORY WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR USE OR PURPOSE, TITLE, AND NON-INFRINGEMENT OF INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS). WITHOUT LIMITING THE GENERALITY OF THE FOREGOING, TCORG MAKES NO WARRANTY THAT THE TCORG WEBSITES WILL MEET YOUR REQUIREMENTS OR THAT THE TCORG WEBSITES WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED, TIMELY, SECURE, OR ERROR FREE OR THAT DEFECTS IN THE TCORG WEBSITES WILL BE CORRECTED. TCORG MAKES NO WARRANTY AS TO THE RESULTS THAT MAY BE OBTAINED FROM THE USE OF THE TCORG WEBSITES OR AS TO THE ACCURACY OR RELIABILITY OF ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED THROUGH THE TCORG WEBSITES. NO ADVICE OR INFORMATION, WHETHER ORAL OR WRITTEN, OBTAINED BY YOU THROUGH THE TCORG WEBSITES OR FROM TCORG, ITS PARENTS, SUBSIDIARIES, OR OTHER AFFILIATED COMPANIES, OR ITS OR THEIR SUPPLIERS (OR THE RESPECTIVE OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, OR AGENTS OF ANY SUCH ENTITIES) (COLLECTIVELY, “THE TCORG PARTIES”) SHALL CREATE ANY WARRANTY. TCORG DISCLAIMS ALL EQUITABLE INDEMNITIES.
 

Limitation of Liability
 

IN NO EVENT WILL ANY OF THE TCORG PARTIES BE LIABLE FOR (A) ANY INDIRECT, SPECIAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, PUNITIVE, OR EXEMPLARY DAMAGES OR (B) ANY DAMAGES WHATSOEVER IN EXCESS OF ONE HUNDRED UNITED STATES (US$100.00) DOLLARS (INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, THOSE RESULTING FROM LOSS OF REVENUES, LOST PROFITS, LOSS OF GOODWILL, LOSS OF USE, BUSINESS INTERRUPTION, OR OTHER INTANGIBLE LOSSES), ARISING OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH THE TCORG WEBSITES (INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, USE, INABILITY TO USE, OR THE RESULTS OF USE OF THE TCORG WEBSITES), WHETHER SUCH DAMAGES ARE BASED ON WARRANTY, CONTRACT, TORT, STATUTE, OR ANY OTHER LEGAL THEORY AND EVEN IF ANY TCORG PARTY HAS BEEN ADVISED (OR SHOULD HAVE KNOWN) OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES.
 

Exclusions and limitations
 

Some jurisdictions do not allow the exclusion of certain warranties or the limitation or exclusion of liability for certain damages. Accordingly, some of the above disclaimers and limitations of liability may not apply to you. To the extent that any TCORG Party may not, as a matter of applicable law, disclaim any implied warranty or limit its liabilities, the scope and duration of such warranty and the extent of the TCORG Party’s liability shall be the minimum permitted under such applicable law.
 

Modifications to TCORG Websites
 

TCORG reserves the right to modify, suspend, or discontinue the TCORG Websites at any time without notice to you.
 

User submissions
 

Certain areas of the TCORG Websites may permit you to submit feedback, information, data, text, software, music, sound, photographs, graphics, video, messages, or other materials (each, a “User Submission”). By submitting a User Submission; whether blog posts contributed via RSS, blog posts written directly on the site, or comments, the contributor agrees to give TCORG a perpetual, non-exclusive license to the content that TCORG publishes; you grant to TCORG an irrevocable, perpetual, transferable, non-exclusive, fully-paid, worldwide, license (sublicensable through multiple tiers) to (a) use, distribute, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish, translate, publicly perform, and publicly display your User Submissions (or any modification thereto), in whole or in part, in any format or medium now known or later developed and (b) use (and permit others to use) your User Submission in any manner and for any purpose (including, without limitation, commercial purposes) that TCORG deems appropriate in its sole discretion (including, without limitation, to incorporate your User Submission or any modification thereto, in whole or in part, into any technology, product, or service). TCORG reserves the right to display advertisements in connection with User Submissions and to use User Submissions for advertising and promotional purposes. TCORG may, but is not obligated to, pre-screen User Submissions or monitor any area of the TCOR