Terms & Conditions
ACCEPTANCE OF TERMS
Sri Express Blog is a nonprofit web platform for Sri Lankans around the world. Sri Express Blog provides its service, subject to the following Terms of Service ("TOS"), which may be updated by the SITE ADMIN or its representatives from time to time. The most current version of the TOS can be reviewed at any time through the use of this website (www.sriexpress.com).
By accessing and using this website, you agree, without limitation, that you expressly understand and agree that the information is provided ‘as is’ with no warranties whatsoever. You expressly understand and agree that www.sriexpress.comdisclaims any and all responsibility or liability for the accuracy, content, completeness, legality, reliability, or availability of information or material in the website. www.sriexpress.comshall have no liability for the genuineness, content, accuracy or reliability of any stories on this website which includes but is not limited to stories cited from other news media.
www.sriexpress.com disclaims any responsibility for the deletion, failure to store or untimely delivery of any information or material. www.sriexpress.com disclaims any responsibility or liability for any harm resulting from downloading or accessing any information or material through the website, including, without limitation, for harm caused by viruses or similar destructive features.
DESCRIPTION OF SERVICE
The Sri Express Blog currently allow any registerd user to upload sri lankan news blogs or articles around the world. Registered users with access to the site can write articles and news blogs, including uploading images. Also any one can send articles and images to site via supplied email in the contact us page. Anyone can read the news and articles around the world (the "Service"). Unless explicitly stated otherwise, any new features that augment or enhance the current Service shall be subject to the TOS.
This Site may provide links to other World Wide Web sites or resources. These external resources are provided as a convenience to our users. Sri Express Blog has no control over such external resources, and Sri Express Blog is not responsible for and does not endorse the content of such external resources, including any information or materials contained therein. You are responsible for making your own independent judgment regarding your interaction with these external sites or resources. All queries should be directed to the provider.
Photos, Text, Comments, articles, Blogs, contributions and opinions published in this site are exclusively those of the writer(s), Bloggres and under no circumstances be construed to reflect the endorsement, opinion or impression of the Webmaster or Admin of Sri Express Blog. Any issues, either legal or otherwise must be deal with directly with the author, blogger ,publisher or user. We are unable to accept any responsibility or liability for any/all such comments, articles, contributions, blogs and opinions. But on request we can remove such articles, images , blogs from the site and block such users, updating further articles, news blogs or photos.
Advertisements are published at the request of the organisation or advertiser. They have full responsibility for the contents and accuracy lies with the organisation or advertiser alone. Sri Express Blog does not verify the accuracy of the advertisement or the contents of advertisements. Advertisements are run under the authorization of the organisation or advertiser. Any questions, claims, litigation and queries must be taken up with the organisation or advertiser directly. Organisations and Advertisers agree to indemnify and hold harmless the Sri Express or its agents in the event of any claims, litigation etc. Comments which may be deemed to be defamatory, explicit, rabble rousing or generally unsuited to these pages will not be published under any circumstances. No reasons shall be given if comments are not published.
In consideration of use of the Service, Client agrees to the best of their abilities to: (a) provide current and complete information about themselves, their organization and its users (such information being the "Registration Data") and (b) maintain and update the Registration Data to keep it current and complete. In addition, Client understands that in order to keep them informed of SITE business items and events, that the SITE will on a periodic basis send email based communications to the Client notifying them of such items and events. Client agrees that receiving these emails is a part of their use of the Service, and if they wish to not receive these emails they must terminate their account.
MEMBER ACCOUNT, PASSWORD AND SECURITY
Client's users will receive a username and password as part of the Service's registration process. Client is responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of the password and account, and is fully responsible for all activities that occur under such password or account. Client agrees to (a) immediately notify the SITE or its representatives of any unauthorized use of Client's password or account or any other breach of security, and (b) ensure that Client exits from its account at the end of each session. The SITE and its representatives will not be liable for any loss or damage arising from Client's failure to comply with this Section 5.
Client understands that all information, data, text, software, sound, photographs, graphics, video, messages or other materials ("Content"), whether publicly posted or privately transmitted, are the sole responsibility of the person from which such Content originated. This means that the Client, and not the SITE or its representatives, is entirely responsible for all Content that it uploads, posts, emails, transmits or otherwise makes available via the Service. The SITE and its representatives do not control the Content posted via the Service and, as such, does not guarantee the accuracy, integrity or quality of such Content.
Client agrees to not use the Service to:
upload, post, email, transmit or otherwise make available any Content that is unlawful, threatening, abusive, harassing, tortious, defamatory, vulgar, obscene, libelous, invasive of another's privacy, hateful, or racially or ethnically objectionable;
harm minors in any way;
impersonate any person or entity, including, or falsely state or otherwise misrepresent its affiliation with a person or entity;
forge headers or otherwise manipulate identifiers in order to disguise the origin of any Content transmitted through the Service;
upload, post, email, transmit or otherwise make available any Content that Client does not have a right to make available under any law or under contractual or fiduciary relationships (such as inside information, proprietary and confidential information learned or disclosed as part of employment relationships or under nondisclosure agreements);
upload, post, email, transmit or otherwise make available any Content that infringes any patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright or other proprietary rights ("Rights") of any party;
upload, post, email, transmit or otherwise make available any unsolicited or unauthorized advertising, promotional materials, "junk mail," "spam," "chain letters," or "pyramid schemes,";
upload, post, email, transmit or otherwise make available any material that contains software viruses or any other computer code, files or programs designed to interrupt, destroy or limit the functionality of any computer software or hardware or telecommunications equipment;
disrupt the normal flow of dialogue, cause a screen to "scroll" faster than other users of the Service are able to type, or otherwise act in a manner that negatively affects other users' ability to engage in real time exchanges;
interfere with or disrupt the Service or servers or networks connected to the Service;
intentionally violate any applicable local, state, national or international law, including, but not limited to, regulations promulgated by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, any rules of any national or other securities exchange, including, without limitation, the New York Stock Exchange, the American Stock Exchange or the NASDAQ, and any regulations having the force of law;
"stalk" or otherwise harass another; or
collect or store personal data about other users.
Client acknowledges that the SITE and its representatives do not pre-screen Content, but that the SITE and its representatives shall have the right (but not the obligation) in their sole discretion to reclassify within the Service any Content that is available via the Service. Without limiting the foregoing, the SITE and its representatives shall have the right to remove any Content that violates the TOS.
Client understands that the technical processing and transmission of the Service, including its Content, may involve (a) transmissions over various networks; and (b) changes to conform and adapt to technical requirements of connecting networks or devices.
SPECIAL ADMONITIONS FOR INTERNATIONAL USE
Recognizing the global nature of the Internet, Client agrees to comply with all applicable laws of the United States regarding online conduct and acceptable Content. Specifically, Client agrees to comply with all applicable laws regarding the transmission of technical data exported from the United States or the country in which Client resides.
Client agrees to indemnify and hold the SITE and its representatives, their subsidiaries, affiliates, officers, agents, co-branders or other partners, and employees, harmless from any claim or demand, including reasonable attorneys' fees, due to or arising out of Content Client submits, posts, transmits or makes available through the Service, or breach of the TOS.
NO RESALE OF SERVICE
Client agrees not to reproduce, duplicate, copy, sell, resell or exploit for any commercial purposes, any portion of the Service, use of the Service, or access to the Service.
DEALINGS WITH ADVERTISERS
Client's correspondence or business dealings with, or participation in promotions of, advertisers found on or through the Service, including payment and delivery of related goods or services, and any other terms, conditions, warranties or representations associated with such dealings, are solely between Client and such advertiser. Client agrees that the SITE and its representatives shall not be responsible or liable for any loss or damage of any sort incurred as the result of any such dealings or as the result of the presence of such advertisers on the Service.
The SITE website may provide, or third parties may provide, links to other World Wide Web sites or resources. Because the SITE and its representatives have no control over such sites and resources, Client acknowledges and agrees that the SITE and its representatives are not responsible for the availability of such external sites or resources, and does not endorse and is not responsible or liable for any Content, advertising, products, or other materials on or available from such sites or resources. Client further acknowledges and agrees that the SITE and its representatives shall not be responsible or liable, directly or indirectly, for any damage or loss caused or alleged to be caused by or in connection with use of or reliance on any third party sites or resources, or any goods or services available on or through any such site or resource.
SITE's PROPRIETARY RIGHTS
Client acknowledges and agrees that the Service and any necessary software used in connection with the Service ("Software") contain proprietary and confidential information that is protected by applicable intellectual property and other laws. Client further acknowledges and agrees that Content contained in sponsor advertisements or information presented to Client through the Service or advertisers may be protected by copyrights, trademarks, service marks, patents or other proprietary rights and laws. Except as expressly authorized by the SITE and its representatives, or advertisers, Client agrees not to modify, rent, lease, loan, sell, distribute or create derivative works based on the Service or the Software, in whole or in part.
The SITE grants Client a personal, non-transferable and non-exclusive right and license to use the object code of its Software on their computer; provided that Client does not (and does not allow any third party to) copy, modify, create a derivative work of, reverse engineer, reverse assemble or otherwise attempt to discover any source code, sell, assign, sublicense, grant a security interest in or otherwise transfer any right in the Software. Client agrees not to modify the Software in any manner or form, or to use modified versions of the Software, including (without limitation) for the purpose of obtaining unauthorized access to the Service. Client agrees not to access the Service by any means other than through the interface that is provided by the SITE and its representatives for use in accessing the Service.
DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTIES
CLIENT EXPRESSLY UNDERSTANDS AND AGREES THAT:
CLIENT'S USE OF THE SERVICE IS AT ITS SOLE RISK TO THE EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW. THE SERVICE IS PROVIDED ON AN "AS IS" AND "AS AVAILABLE" BASIS. THE SITE AND ITS REPRESENTATIVES EXPRESSLY DISCLAIM ALL WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, WHETHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND NON-INFRINGEMENT.
THE SITE AND ITS REPRESENTATIVES MAKE NO WARRANTY THAT (i) THE SERVICE AND INFORMATION RECEIVED THROUGH THE SERVICE WILL MEET CLIENT'S REQUIREMENTS, (ii) THE SERVICE WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED, TIMELY, SECURE, ERROR-FREE, OR VIRUS-FREE, (iii) ANY INFORMATION THAT MAY BE OBTAINED FROM THE USE OF THE SERVICE WILL BE ACCURATE OR RELIABLE, (iv) ANY ERRORS IN THE SOFTWARE WILL BE CORRECTED.
ANY MATERIAL DOWNLOADED, VIEWED OR OTHERWISE OBTAINED THROUGH THE USE OF THE SERVICE IS DONE AT CLIENT'S OWN DISCRETION AND RISK AND THAT CLIENT WILL BE SOLELY RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY DAMAGE TO CLIENT'S COMPUTER SYSTEMS AND NETWORKS, OR LOSS OF DATA THAT RESULTS FROM THE DOWNLOAD, VIEWING OR USE OF ANY SUCH MATERIAL.
EXCLUSIONS AND LIMITATIONS
SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OF CERTAIN WARRANTIES OR THE LIMITATION OR EXCLUSION OF LIABILITY FOR INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES. ACCORDINGLY, SOME OF THE ABOVE LIMITATIONS OF SECTION 13 MAY NOT APPLY TO CLIENT.
SPECIAL ADMONITION FOR SERVICES RELATING TO FINANCIAL MATTERS
If Client receives or requests any news, messages, alerts or other information from the Service concerning companies, stock quotes, investments or securities, such information is provided for informational purposes only, and no Content included in the Service is intended for trading or investing purposes. The SITE and it representatives, and its licensors shall not be responsible or liable for the accuracy, usefulness or availability of any information transmitted or made available via the Service, and shall not be responsible or liable for any trading or investment decisions made based on such information.
TRADEMARKS AND LOGOS.
All trademarks, service marks, trade names or other words or symbols ("Marks") identifying the SITE and its representatives will remain such Party's exclusive property. Client agrees to not take any action that jeopardizes the other Party's proprietary rights or acquire any rights in the Marks. Except as specifically stated otherwise in an addendum or amendment hereto, no license to use any SITE logo, or the logos of their representatives is granted in this section.
COPYRIGHTS and COPYRIGHT AGENTS
The SITE and its representatives respect the intellectual property of others, and requires Clients to do the same. If Client believes that its work has been copied in a way that constitutes copyright infringement, or its intellectual property rights have been otherwise violated, please provide Socious the following information:
** an electronic or physical signature of the person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of the copyright or other intellectual property interest;
** a description of the copyrighted work or other intellectual property that Client claims has been infringed;
** a description of where the material that Client claims is infringing is located on the site;
** Client's address, telephone number, and email address;
** a statement by Client that Client has a good faith belief that the disputed use is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law;
** a statement by Client, that the above information in Client's notice is accurate and that Client is the copyright or intellectual property owner or authorized to act on the copyright or intellectual property owner's behalf.
Upon receipt of such information, the SITE and its representatives, at its sole discretion, may perform an investigation and may take appropriate action if it desires.
The TOS and any Subscription Agreement between Client and the SITE and its representatives constitute the entire agreement between client and the SITE and its representatives and govern your use of the Service, superseding any prior agreements between you and the SITE and its representatives. The failure of the SITE or its representatives to exercise or enforce any right or provision of the TOS shall not constitute a waiver of such right or provision. If any provision of the TOS is found by a court of competent jurisdiction to be invalid, the parties nevertheless agree that the court should endeavor to give effect to the parties' intentions as reflected in the provision, and the other provisions of the TOS remain in full force and effect.