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Website Terms of Use

This service may include a variety of features, such as blogs and live channels, which allow feedback to indiawest.com and real-time interaction between users, and other features, such as e-mail services, which allow users to communicate with others. Responsibility for what is posted on blogs, comment areas, and other public posting areas on the service lies with each user — you alone are responsible for the material you post. indiawest.com does not control the messages, information or files that others may provide through the service. It is a condition of your use of the service that you do not:
1. Restrict or inhibit any other user from using and enjoying the service.
2. Use the service to post or transmit any unlawful, threatening, abusive, libelous, defamatory, obscene, vulgar, pornographic, objectionable, profane or indecent information of any kind, including without limitation any transmissions constituting or encouraging conduct that would constitute a criminal offense, give rise to civil liability or otherwise violate any local, state, national or international law.
3. Use the service to post or transmit any content, materials or information that violates or infringes upon the rights of others, including content that is an invasion of privacy or publicity rights or which is protected by copyright, trademark or other proprietary right, or derivative works with respect thereto, without first obtaining permission from the owner or right holder.
4. Use the service to post or transmit any content, software or material that contains a virus or other harmful component.
5. Use the service to post, transmit or in any way exploit any content, materials or information for commercial purposes, or which contains advertising.
6. Use the service to advertise or solicit to anyone to buy or sell products or services, or to make donations of any kind, without the express written approval of indiawest.com.
7. Gather for the purpose of spamming e-mail addresses that have been posted by other users of the service.
8. Use of the service to impersonate any person or entity, including without limitation any India-West employee; forge or otherwise manipulate identifiers in order to disguise the origin of any materials posted or falsely state or otherwise misrepresent your affiliation with a person or entity.


RSS feeds from indiawest.com are provided solely to allow individuals to view excerpts from indiawest.com within newsreaders or RSS-enabled web browsers for their personal, noncommercial use. The RSS feeds are indiawest.com content and are protected by U.S. copyright laws and our Terms of Use. The use of indiawest.com RSS feeds implies agreement to our Terms of Use.

If you display one or more of indiawest.com’s RSS feeds on your personal Web site or Web log, you must display the indiawest.com logo that is included in the feed or otherwise state that the information is provided by indiawest.com. Information within the feed(s) may not be changed, deleted or redistributed. RSS feeds from indiawest.com may not be used on personal Web sites that have advertising content appearing on the same page(s) as the feeds.

A business or organization that wishes to distribute indiawest.com’s RSS feeds on a Web site, blog or other digital publication must first contact indiawest.com and receive permission. To request permission, please e-mail web@indiawest.com. If permission is granted to a business or organization to use indiawest.com RSS feeds, the business or organization must adhere to the usage conditions outlined in our Terms and Conditions.

indiawest.com reserves the right to disable, change or discontinue RSS feeds at any time, as well as the right to requiring any personal, business or organization to cease the display of our feeds at any time and for any reason. indiawest.com does not accept any liability for its RSS feeds. Use of the feeds does not imply that indiawest.com endorses, promotes or supports any third-party cause, product or service.

Site Copyright

All copyright rights to this site, including rights to the work and designs provided by indiawest.com and compilations of listings materials organized for this application, are owned by India-West Publications Inc. You cannot re-transmit, print or photocopy the materials on this site for re-distribution in any medium without the written permission of India-West Publications Inc.

No Protection for User Content

If a user of indiawest.com provides content, materials or information to the site, such submissions shall be deemed to be non-confidential and placed in the public domain by the user. indiawest.com has no obligation of any kind with respect to such content, materials or information and is free to reproduce, use, disclose and distribute it to others without limitation. indiawest.com is free to use any ideas, concepts, know-how or techniques contained in the submissions for any purpose whatsoever, including but not limited to developing, manufacturing, marketing and distributing products and services incorporating such ideas.

No Liability for Data and Hyperlinks

indiawest.com will use reasonable efforts to include up-to-date and accurate information in this Internet site, but makes no representations, warranties, or assurances as to the accuracy, currency or completeness of the information provided. indiawest.com shall not be liable for any damages or injury, direct or indirect, resulting from your access to, or inability to access, this Internet site, or from your reliance on any information provided at this Internet site or at any site to which this site may post a hyperlink or reference, whether or not such damages or injury were foreseeable.

indiawest.com also sources content in the form of RSS feeds from various partners on a revenue-sharing basis; and/or as part of a barter arrangement. Each of its partners is solely responsible for the content sourced from them and indiawest.com shall not be held responsible for such articles, advertisements, promotions, etc. and shall be free of any liability arising therefrom.

Exclusion of Warranty

This publication is provided “AS IS” WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESSED OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, ANY IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, OR NON-INFRINGEMENT. Some jurisdictions do not allow the exclusion of implied warranties, so the above exclusion may not apply to you.


You understand that indiawest.com has no obligation to monitor any bulletin boards, chat rooms, or other areas of this site through which users can supply content, materials or information. However, all content, materials and information submitted to indiawest.com are subject to acceptance by the company. indiawest.com reserves the right to reject, remove or modify any content, materials and information, in whole or in part at any time for any reason. In addition, indiawest.com reserves the right at all times to disclose any information as necessary to satisfy any law, regulation or governmental request.

Notice of Modification/Changes at Will

This Internet site is provided as a service to its visitors. indiawest.com reserves the right to delete, modify or supplement the content of this site at any time for any reason without prior notice. In addition, indiawest.com may update and modify these Terms of Use at any time and any further use of this site is subject to such modified Terms of Use.