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  • The information placed on this Website by the Department ("Department Information") has been prepared solely for the purpose of providing selected information about the Department and organisations with which it is associated; and about the respective services which they offer.
  • The Department does not make any warranty that information contained on this Website, or on any site linked to this Website, is complete, accurate or up-to-date; and the Department is not responsible for the results of reliance on any such information.
  • The Department does not make any warranty that use of the Website will be uninterrupted, virus-free or error-free; or that use of the Website will not affect other software or operating systems used to access the Website. Any warranties provided under the general law are expressly excluded to the fullest extent possible. In particular, the Department does not warrant that use of the Website will not infringe the rights of any other person or organisation; nor that the Website is of reasonable quality or fit for any particular purpose, even if the Department has received notice of an intention to use the Website for that purpose.
  • Unless they are contained in Department Information, or unless expressly stated otherwise, opinions given on this Website are those of the individuals making them, and not those of the Department: the Department is not responsible for such opinions or any claims resulting from them.
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  • Subject to the above, those gaining access to this Website are authorised to make use of the Website (and of any chatrooms and interactive facilities which are available through it) for any lawful purposes. The following is a non-exclusive list of uses which are expressly prohibited:

    • a. using the Website to commit or encourage unlawful acts, including unlawful copying of copyright material;
    • b. misrepresenting the user's identity or authority;
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    • d. tampering with communications which are not the user's, or making any alteration to any information on the Website;
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    • f. hacking or attempting to hack any part of the Website, or any system used to run it, or any system accessed through the Website;
    • g. disrupting the flow of communications in interactive areas;
    • h. storing personal data derived from the Website;
    • i. posting material which:
    • (i) infringes intellectual property rights;
    • (ii) defames or threatens other people or organisations;
    • (iii) is offensive, obscene or hateful, or which other users of the Website are likely to consider offensive, obscene or hateful.
  1. Use of this Website by members of the Department is also subject to Department's Rules for Computer Use
  2. The Department collects e-mail addresses and other contact details, together with any comments provided voluntarily via this Website. The Department also collects information on what pages are visited. This information is used to improve the content of the Website and to make contact for marketing purposes and for the supply of information.
  3. These terms are governed by Indian law, and the Courts of India have exclusive jurisdiction in relation to them.
  4. If any of these terms is found to be illegal or unenforceable by a court of competent jurisdiction, the term(s) in question will be severed; but the remaining terms will continue in force.