The BaniDB, BaniDB API and Affiliates (the “Service”) is freely accessible worldwide to anyone with Internet access. The Service includes, but is not limited to, BaniDB data stored in a database, the BaniDB API, and any data delivered via the BaniDB API. Access to and use of the Service is subject to the Terms and Conditions listed below and all applicable laws and regulations, including laws and regulations governing copyright and trademark.
BY ACCESSING THE SERVICE, AND/OR SUBMITTING INFORMATION OR DATA TO THE SERVICE, YOU ACCEPT, WITHOUT LIMITATION OR QUALIFICATION, ALL OF THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS BELOW.
The Khalis Foundation, BaniDB and their affiliates reserve the right to change these terms and conditions at any time. The changes will appear on this page. By using the Service, you agree in advance to accept any changes.
If you use the Service in your application, website, or other project (the “Project”), you must use BaniDB data in its entirety. You cannot exclude any Gurbani data from the “Project” without express written permission from the Khalis Foundation. For example, you cannot choose to remove a Bani.
If you use BaniDB in your Project via a database copy, you must commit to updating the database and widely releasing the update to your users at least once every 90 days to ensure the most up to date data from the Service is in use.
You must provide written acknowledgement to BaniDB in the Project and include the BaniDB logo.
To allow BaniDB to grow and remain sustainable, you must contribute improvements back to the Service. This can be done via submitting and/or voting on corrections via the BaniDB control panel. You must provide at least 20 submissions and/or votes per month. Financial contributions of $15 USD per month or $150 USD per year in lieu of volunteer work can be provided to help maintain the Service.
You agree not to claim copyright or other rights over any portion of the Service or data provided therein.
BaniDB API Data is additionally subject to The Non-Profit Open Software License version 3.0 (NPOSL-3.0). The NPOSL-3.0 is subordinate to these terms and conditions.
TERMS AND CONDITIONS
The materials used and displayed on the Service, including but not limited to text, software, photographs, graphics, illustrations and artwork, video, music, sounds, names, logos, trademarks and service marks, are the property of The Khalis Foundation or its affiliates or licensors and are protected by copyright, trademark and other laws. Any such content may be displayed solely for your personal, non-commercial use.
You agree not to modify, reproduce, re-transmit, distribute, disseminate, sell, publish, broadcast or circulate any such material without the written permission of The Khalis Foundation or the appropriate affiliate. The Service may contain information, facts and opinions from various individuals and organizations.
THE SERVICE IS PROVIDED ON AN “AS IS” BASIS WITHOUT WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO WARRANTIES OF TITLE OR IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, OTHER THAN THOSE WARRANTIES WHICH ARE IMPOSED BY AND INCAPABLE OF EXCLUSION, RESTRICTION OR MODIFICATION UNDER THE LAWS APPLICABLE TO THIS AGREEMENT. NEITHER THE KHALIS FOUNDATION, NOR ITS AFFILIATES, ENDORSE OR ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR THE ACCURACY OR RELIABILITY OF ANY OPINION, ADVICE OR STATEMENT ON THE SERVICE.
The Service includes member generated content which allows you and other users and members to post information and provide feedback to The Khalis Foundation and its affiliates, and interact in real-time. You agree not to post or transmit any unlawful, harmful, threatening, abusive, harassing, defamatory, vulgar, obscene, profane, hateful, racially, ethnically or otherwise objectionable material of any kind, including, but not limited to, any material which encourages conduct that would constitute a criminal offense, violate the rights of others, or otherwise violate any applicable local, state, national or international law. You will be responsible for, and indemnify and hold harmless The Khalis Foundation, its subsidiaries, divisions, affiliates, agents and representatives against, any claim arising from any material that you post or transmit.
Although The Khalis Foundation and its affiliates may from time to time monitor or review user or member generated content on the Service, neither The Khalis Foundation nor its affiliates is under any obligation to do so. You acknowledge that The Khalis Foundation and its affiliates do not control the information available on user and member generated pages and that any opinions, advice, statements, services, offers or other information or content presented or disseminated on any other user or member generated pages are those of their respective authors who are solely liable for their content. The Khalis Foundation and its affiliates reserve the right, in their sole discretion, to edit, refuse to post or remove any images or material submitted to or posted on the user or member generated pages. Your use of the Service is at your own risk.
NEITHER THE KHALIS FOUNDATION NOR ANY OF ITS SUBSIDIARIES, DIVISIONS, AFFILIATES, AGENTS, REPRESENTATIVES OR LICENSORS SHALL BE LIABLE TO YOU OR ANYONE ELSE FOR ANY LOSS OR INJURY OR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, SPECIAL, PUNITIVE OR SIMILAR DAMAGES ARISING OUT OF YOUR ACCESS OR USE OF, OR YOUR INABILITY TO ACCESS OR USE, THE SERVICE AND THE INFORMATION AVAILABLE ON THE SERVICE OR ARISING OUT OF ANY ACTION TAKEN IN RESPONSE TO OR AS A RESULT OF ANY INFORMATION AVAILABLE ON THE SERVICE. YOU HEREBY WAIVE ANY AND ALL CLAIMS AGAINST THE KHALIS FOUNDATION, AND ITS SUBSIDIARIES, DIVISIONS, AFFILIATES, AGENTS, REPRESENTATIVES AND LICENSORS ARISING OUT OF YOUR USE OF THE SERVICE AND THE INFORMATION AVAILABLE THEREON. YOU ASSUME SOLE RESPONSIBILITY AND LIABILITY FOR SUBMITTING ANY IMAGES, TEXT OR CONTENT THAT VIOLATE ANY PRIVACY, COPYRIGHT OR TRADEMARK LAWS.
Any communication or material you post or transmit to the Service is, and will be treated as, non-confidential and non-proprietary. You assume full responsibility for anything you post or transmit, and you grant The Khalis Foundation and its affiliates the right to edit, copy, publish and distribute any information or content you post or transmit for any purpose. The Khalis Foundation shall have the right to edit or modify any submitted images to improve the operation of the Service. By accepting these Terms and Conditions, you consent to any such editing or modification. The Khalis Foundation and its affiliates do not review or monitor any web sites linked to the Service and are not responsible for the content of any such linked web sites. Your linking to such web sites is at your own risk.
You should be aware that if you voluntarily disclose personal information (e.g., user name, email address) on a user or member generated page, that information can be collected and used by others and may result in unsolicited messages from other parties.
These Terms and Conditions and any disputes arising out of or related to the Service shall be governed by, and construed and enforced in accordance with, the laws of the State of California. In accordance with the Digital Millennium Copyright Act of 1998 (the text of which may be found on the U.S. Copyright Office web site at http://lcweb.loc.gov/copyright/), The Khalis Foundation will respond expeditiously to claims of copyright infringement committed using the Service. If you are a copyright owner, or authorized to act on behalf of an owner of the copyright or of any exclusive right under the copyright, please report your notice of infringement by contacting The Khalis Foundation at the contact page on this website. This document is subject to change at any time without notice. Use of this website implies agreement to these terms and conditions.