Terms and Conditions for the Use of this Website
Welcome to the Courting the Law website.
These Terms and Conditions shall govern and be applicable to and your use of it. It is important to note that these Terms and Conditions shall be deemed to apply to anyone viewing this Website and not only those that are using, browsing or registered Users on this Website.
A. INFORMATION SUPPLIED BY USERS
The User agrees to register prior to uploading any content and / or comment and any other use or services of this site and provide your details including but not limited to complete name, age, email address, residential address and contact number.
Courting The Law reserves the right to suspend / cancel, or discontinue any or all categories, products or services at any time without notice, make modifications and alterations in any or all of the content, products and services contained on the Website without prior notice. Such changes will be posted to the Website for your reference and convenience so as to enable the User to understand his or her responsibility while accessing the Website.
The Operator reserves the right to charge subscription and/or membership fees from a User, by giving reasonable prior notice, in respect of any product, service or any other aspect of this Website.
Copyright and Trademarks
Unless otherwise stated or attributed, copyright and all intellectual property rights in all material presented on the Website (including but not limited to text, audio, video or graphical images), trademarks and logos appearing on this site are the property of the Operator, and such rights may be protected under applicable intellectual property right legislation as applicable to Pakistan or internationally.
The User agrees not to use any framing techniques to enclose any trademark or logo or other proprietary information of the Operator or remove, conceal or obliterate any copyright or other proprietary notice or any credit-line or date-line on other mark or source identifier included on the Website, including without limitation, the size, color, location or style of all proprietary marks. The Operator reserves the right to make any protection claim for any infringement in this regard including but not limited to pursuing of any criminal and/or civil proceedings.
Limited Permission to Copy
The Operator grants the User permission to only access and make personal use of the Website. The User agrees not to, directly or indirectly download or modify / alter / change / amend / vary / transform / revise / translate / copy / publish / distribute or otherwise disseminate any content on the Website, or any portion of it; or delete or fail to display any promotional taglines included in the Website either directly or indirectly, except with the express consent of the Operator.
Users may print or download extracts from these pages for their personal / individual, non-commercial use only.
Users agree not to resell or put to commercial use any part of the Website or any information available on the Website.
No part of the Website may be reproduced or transmitted to or stored in any other web site, nor may any of its pages or part thereof be disseminated or published in any electronic or non-electronic form, nor included in any public or private electronic retrieval system or service without prior written permission. Requests to republish Courting The Law’s material for distribution should be addressed to the Operator at [email protected].
Individual Registration, Access and Exchange of Information
For the Services the User is required to register on the Website. To register for Services the User will have to open an account by completing the registration process (i.e. by providing the Operator with current, complete and accurate information as prompted by the applicable registration form). The User will also choose a password (“Password”) and a user-name (“Username”). The User is entirely responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of his or her Password and Username credentials. By registering, the User agrees to the following terms in addition to any other specific terms which shall be posted at an appropriate location of the Website. Each registration is for a single individual user only.
To access the Services, the User will be asked to enter his or her individual Username and Password, as chosen by the User during the registration process. Any of the following is not permitted in this regard:
(a) the User providing his or her Username and Password to any third person;
(b) any other person sharing the User’s Username and Password;
(c) any part of the Website being cached in proxy servers and accessed by individuals who have not registered with the Website as a user; or
(d) access through a single Username and Password being made available to multiple users on a network.
If the Operator reasonably believes that a Username and Password is being used contrary to the permission of the holder of the Username and Password or in any manner contrary to the Terms and Conditions the Operator shall reserves the right to cancel access rights immediately without notice, and block access to all Users from that IP address.
The User shall be entirely responsible for any and all activities that occur under the User’s Username and Password. The User shall notify the Operator immediately of any unauthorized use of his Username and Password or any other breach of security. The Operator shall not be liable for any loss that a User may incur as a result of someone else using his or her Password or Username. The User agrees to indemnify the Operator for any loss or damage suffered or claim made against the Operator by any third party due to any unauthorized or misuse of the Username and Password.
No unlawful or prohibited use
The User agrees not to use the Services for any purpose that is unlawful or prohibited by these Terms and Conditions or otherwise under the laws of Pakistan. The User may not use the Services in any manner that could damage, disable, overburden, or impair any Website server, or the network(s) connected to any Website server, or interfere with any other party’s use and enjoyment of any Services.
Material Posted/transmitted at Courting the Law’s Website
All information, data, text, software, music, sound, photographs, graphics, video, messages or other materials (“Content”), whether publicly or privately transmitted / posted, is the sole responsibility of the person from where such content is originated (the “Originator”) or the User publishing that content (the “Publisher”). By Posting any Content which contain images, photographs, pictures or that are otherwise graphical in whole or in part, the Publisher warrant and represent that:
(b) the User has the right necessary to grant the licenses and sublicenses described in these Terms and Conditions; and
(c) that each person depicted in such Content, if any, has provided consent to the use of the Content as set forth in these Terms and Conditions, including, by way of limitation, the distribution, public display and reproduction of such Content.
The User represents that he or she has valid rights and title in any and all Content that the User submits on the Website and that the User has not infringed on any intellectual property right belonging to any party. The User agrees to indemnify the Operator or its affiliates for all claims arising out of any content that the User posts on the Website.
Posting/uploading of any information or material, which is harmful, abusive, insensitive, defamatory, obscene, explicit, blasphemous, pornographic, libellous, invasive of another’s privacy, profane, hateful, or racially, ethnically objectionable, disparaging, or otherwise unlawful in any manner is prohibited. Any User who appears to be involved in such activity on the Website will solely be liable for actions under the applicable laws. The Operator reserves the right to terminate and/or discontinue access to the Username and Password of such User.
The Operator accepts no responsibility for the Content on the Website. All Content published on the Website belongs to the author who posted, uploaded or otherwise published or transmitted that Content. Accordingly, the author shall remain responsible for his or her Content. The Operator does not endorse the views and opinions set out in any Content.
In respect of all Content posted by any User that User agrees to grant/assign to the Operator a non-exclusive, royalty free, perpetual, irrevocable and sub-licenseable right to use, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish, translate, create derivative works from, distribute, perform and display such Content (in whole or part) worldwide and/or to incorporate it in other works in any form, media, or technology now known or later developed throughout the world.
The content posted on such forums is by general public therefore the accuracy, integrity or quality of such content cannot be guaranteed. The User understands that by using such Services, the User may be exposed to objectionable Content. While the Operator endeavours to ensure that there is no objectionable Content on the Website the same cannot be guaranteed at all times. Any objectionable Content that comes to the knowledge of the Operator will be promptly removed.
By using the facility forum discussions the Terms and Conditions continue to apply. Users may not indulge in electronic stalking, become or create a nuisance for any other User of the Website.
Users may not send, submit, post, or otherwise transmit, material or messages that contain software virus, or any other files that are designed to interrupt, destroy, and negatively affect in any manner whatsoever, any electronic equipment in connection with the use of this Website, or other User’s ability to engage in real time exchanges.
You shall not host, display, upload, modify, publish, transmit, update or share any information on the Site, that —
a) Belongs to another person and to which you do not have any right to;
b) Is grossly harmful, harassing, blasphemous, defamatory, obscene, pornographic, paedophilic, libellous, invasive of another’s privacy, hateful, or racially, ethnically objectionable, disparaging, relating or encouraging money laundering or gambling, or otherwise unlawful in any manner whatever;
c) Harm minors in any way;
d) Infringes any patent, trademark, copyright or other proprietary rights;
e) Violates any law for the time being in force;
f) Deceives or misleads the addressee about the origin of such messages or communicates any information which is grossly offensive or menacing in nature;
g) Impersonate another person
h) Contains software viruses or any other computer code, files or programs designed to interrupt, destroy or limit the functionality of any computer resource;
i) Threatens the unity, integrity, defence, security or sovereignty of Pakistan, friendly relations with foreign states, or public order or causes incitement to the commission of any cognisable offence or prevents investigation of any offence or is insulting any other nation.
Any complaints or concerns with regards to content and or comment or breach of these Terms and Conditions should be sent in writing through email signed with the electronic signature to: [email protected].
The Operator shall not be responsible for any communication, if addressed, to any non-designated person in this regard.
Limitations of Liabilities
Any transactions relating to sale/purchase of goods or services not directly offered by Courting The Law are to be settled inter-se between the parties to such transaction and all warranties express or implied of any kind, regarding any matter pertaining thereto, including without limitation the implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, and non-infringement are disclaimed by Courting The Law. Courting The Law merely endeavors to provide a platform where you and other party may interact, exchange information or carry out sale/purchase transactions on such terms and in the manner mutually agreed between you and the other party. Courting The Law does not have any involvement in the actual transactions between the buyers and sellers in any way. It is only you, who is entirely responsible for all the activities, arising out of the transactions of sale/purchase of goods or services offered by any other party and not Courting The Law. Courting The Law will not be liable for any loss that you may incur, while selling or purchasing goods /services of the third party.
Under No circumstances will Courting The Law be held responsible or liable, in any way, for any content which in the User’s opinion is derogatory, threatening, defamatory, obscene or offensive or offends public sensibilities or morals and shall also not assume liability for any errors or omissions in any content, or for any loss or damage of any kind incurred as a result of the use of any content posted or uploaded on the Site, or any infringement of another’s rights, including intellectual property rights. You specifically agree that Courting The Law is not responsible for any content sent using and/or included in Courting The Law’s Website by any third party.
Termination of Account
The Operator reserves its right to refuse service, restrict, suspend, terminate your Username and Password account or otherwise suspend any User’s or any particular IP address’s access to the Website in its sole discretion for any violation of the Terms and Conditions of this Website, and with or without any prior notice. Upon such termination or suspension, the User’s right to use the Website will immediately cease.
A User may also terminate his or her account at any time. Please note that personal information may remain stored in archive on the Website’s servers even after the deletion or the termination of the account.
User Conduct and Obligations
Users agree and assure the Operator that the Website/Services shall be used for lawful purposes only and that the User will not violate laws, regulations, ordinances or other such requirements as applicable from time to time.
No Controlling Spam Policy or Unsolicited E-mails
User agrees not use any communication tool or other means available on the Website to transmit, directly or indirectly, any unsolicited bulk communications (including emails and instant messages). The Operator will not sell, lease or rent its e-mail subscriber lists to third parties.
Users may not harvest information about other users of the Website for the purpose of sending or to facilitate the sending of unsolicited bulk communications. The Operator may terminate any User’s access or use of the Website immediately, with or without any notice, and take any other legal action if that User or anyone using that User’s account credentials Website and violates these Terms and Conditions.
The Operator may adopt any technical remedy (including any filtering technology or other measures) to prevent unsolicited bulk communications from entering, utilizing or remaining within the Operator’s computer or communication networks. Such filtering technology or other measures may block, either temporarily or permanently, some e-mail sent to you through the Website.
All Content on the Website is for general use, academic and moot purposes and does not constitute legal advice or formal legal opinion on any subject matter. Users may not rely on the Content to enter into personal or financial transactions. The Content do not constitute advice and should not be relied upon in making (or refraining from making) any decision. Users are reminded to obtain formal legal advice and opinion before a duly qualified lawyer in an appropriate jurisdiction before engaging in any personal or financial transaction.
Any specific advice or replies to queries in any part of the Website is/are the personal opinion of such experts/consultants/persons and are not subscribed to by this Website. The information from or through this Website is provided on “AS IS” basis.
The Operator gives no warranty and makes no representation whether expressed or implied, that the information contained in this site is error free. The Operator shall not be responsible or liable for any consequential damages arising on account of the User’s relying on views, opinions or statement set out on the Website. Before relying on the Content, Users should independently verify its relevance for their purposes, and should obtain any appropriate professional advice.
Material Submitted by Users
Certain elements of the Website will contain Content submitted by other Users. The Operator accepts no responsibility for the Content, accuracy, conformity to applicable laws of such Content. User agrees to indemnify and hold harmless the Operator against all third party claims, demands and actions brought against the Operator that results, arises from or relates to the Content submitted by a User.
The Website may contain advertising information or promotion material or other material submitted to The Operator by third parties. The Operator does not make any warranties and representations of any nature as to the advertisements on the Website nor does it endorse the goods and services advertised.
Users are expected to carry out their own due diligence before purchasing any goods and services that are advertised on the Website.
These Terms and Conditions are governed by the Laws of Pakistan.