Adal Foundation

Terms & Conditions

1. Scope of Agreement


This agreement (the “Agreement”) governs your use of the website which is made available to you by the Adal Foundation, also referred to as “us”, “we” or “our”.


There may be, in addition, further notices on the website itself, which will operate in addition to the terms and conditions of this Agreement. All of these notices will be brought to your attention when you first visit the relevant section of the website and you will be asked to accept them. If you do not accept them, you will not have access to all areas, information or services displayed on the website.


The website will be made available to you free of charge in consideration of your acceptance of the terms of this Agreement.


Nothing contained on any part of the website constitutes investment, legal, tax or other advice nor is to be relied upon in making an investment or other decision. You should obtain relevant and specific professional advice before making any investment decision. The information and opinions contained on the Site are provided without any express or implied warranty.

2. Changes


We reserve the right to make changes to this Agreement from time to time. Any changes to the Agreement will be posted here.

Should you continue to use the website after changes have been posted here, you will be deemed to have accepted them.

3. Liability


The information published on the website is provided for general information purposes only and should not be used as a basis for making investment or business decisions. We make no representation and give no warranties (express, implied or statutory) as to the accuracy, completeness or currency, or as to the fitness for any purpose of any of the information provided on the website and it should not be relied upon as such. We accept no responsibility to update any information on the website.


While the Adal Foundation makes reasonable efforts to obtain information from sources that they believe to be reliable we make no representation that the information or opinions contained in the website are accurate or reliable or complete. The information and opinions contained in the website are provided solely for informational purposes only and are subject to change without notice.

4. Links to other websites


You may be able to link to other websites which are owned and operated by third parties (“Third Party Websites”) from the website by means of hyperlinks. Some of these Third Party websites may be “framed” within the website while others will open in separate windows. In each case, you should be aware that the Third Party Websites are independent of the website and we have no control over them or their content.


Your use of any Third Party Website may be subject to specific legal terms and conditions which apply to those websites. Third Party Websites are not subject to the terms of this Agreement or any other notices published on the website.


The inclusion of any hyperlinks to Third Party Websites in the website does not mean that we approve or endorse those hyperlinks or Third Party Website. We accept no liability for any statements, information, products (including, without limitation, software) or services that are published on or may be accessible from Third Party Websites.


Where you leave the website and visit a Third Party Website by means of hyperlinks made available on the website, and if you provide personal information about yourself on that Third Party Website which can identify you, it may be technically possible for the person who operates that Third Party Website to deduce that you are one of our clients or a visitor to our website due to the nature of the Internet. You hereby accept the possibility that third parties may obtain such information about you when you link to Third Party Websites and submit personal information about yourself on those Third Party Websites.

5. No Warranties


The website is provided “as is” and we give no warranties in respect thereof. Specifically, but without limitation, we do not warrant that:

(i) You will be able to use the website or that it will continue to be made available in its current or any other form at the current domain name or any other domain name;

(ii) The website or any software or material of whatsoever nature available on or downloaded from it will be free from viruses or defects, compatible with your equipment or fit for any purpose. It is your responsibility to use suitable anti-virus software on any software or other material that you may download from the website and to ensure the compatibility of such software or material with your equipment; or

(iii) News, prices, opinions and other information on the website are accurate or complete.


Any warranties which would otherwise be implied by law (including, without limitation, warranties as to satisfactory quality, fitness for purpose or skill and care) are hereby excluded to the fullest extent permitted by law.

6. Security


You should be aware that the Internet is not a completely reliable transmission medium. If you choose to send any electronic communications to us by means of the website, you do so at your own risk and we cannot guarantee that such communications will not be intercepted or changed or that they will reach the intended recipient safely.


Although we use all reasonable endeavours to ensure the website is secure from attacks (such as “hacking”), we cannot guarantee that any information displayed on the website has not been changed or modified through malicious attacks.

7. Limitation of Liability


It is a condition of our allowing you free access to the website that neither we nor any of our affiliate companies will be liable to you, whether for negligence, breach of contract, misrepresentation or otherwise, for any direct, indirect or consequential damage suffered by you (including, without limitation, loss of goodwill, business opportunity, anticipated savings) or for loss of profit or loss of data, arising from:

(i) Your use of the website or any software or materials provided on or downloaded from the website;

(ii) Any computer virus transmitted through the website;

(iii) Your inability to use the website at any time and any error in the provision of the website;

(iv) Any delay in or failure of the transmission or the receipt of any instructions or notification sent through this website;

(v) Your use of e-mail communications to contact or instruct us (including, without limitation, any delay in our receipt or confirmation of such a communication, any interception of or changes to such a communication and any reasonable delay in acting on such a communication);

(vi) Your use of and/or reliance on third party websites to which you have gained access by means of hyperlinks published on the website; or (vii) any inaccurate information or opinions published on the website or your reliance thereon.


Nothing in these or any other terms and conditions governing your use of the website shall operate to exclude or restrict our liability for (1) fraud; or (2) death or personal injury resulting from our, or our employees’, negligence.

8. Website Integrity

You may not upload, post or transmit to or distribute or otherwise publish through the website any materials which (i) restrict or inhibit any other user from using the website, (ii) are threatening, abusive, defamatory, obscene, offensive, or otherwise unlawful, (iii) constitute or encourage conduct that would constitute a criminal offence, give rise to civil liability or otherwise violate law, (iv) infringe the rights of third parties, (v) contain a virus or other harmful component, (vi) contain advertising of any kind, or (vii) constitute or contain false or misleading indications of origin or statements of fact.

9. E-mail Communications


Any e-mail communications made by you to us either through the website or otherwise shall take effect when they are actually received by us if sent to the relevant e-mail addresses published on the website.


We may act on any instruction or other communication, whether made by e-mail or otherwise, if we believe in good faith it has been given or sent by you or on your behalf. In the interests of security we may (if we determine it to be necessary and without having first sought your express permission) telephone you to confirm or authenticate any instructions received from you by e-mail or other method of communication.


There may be delays in executing any instructions that you send to us by means of e-mail. For example, your e-mail may be received by us outside normal business hours, in which case we will only act thereon as soon as may be practicable during the next business day.


You should be aware that all information or instructions e-mailed to us will be acted upon off-line and will not be processed or fulfilled automatically. This means that your information or instructions will not necessarily be processed or fulfilled or acted upon immediately and in some cases there may be a significant delay before processing or fulfilment of them.

10. Intellectual Property Rights


All text, artwork, photographs, layouts and other content made available on the Adal Foundation’s website (“the Website”) and associated intellectual property rights, including copyright, and are owned by the Adal Foundation or used with permission. The content is provided to you for general, non-commercial purposes only. Although we endeavour to ensure that the content is accurate and up to date, the Adal Foundation accepts no responsibility for loss or damages arising from reliance on information contained in the Website or other sites that may be linked to or from the Website from time to time. Unless otherwise stated, all content on the site is licensed to you This means that you are free to share the content by copying, distributing, and transmitting it, and you may produce derivative works from the content, but you may not make commercial use of it and you must always attribute it to the Adal Foundation. You must always make reference to the Creative Commons Attribution-Non Commercial 3.0 Un ported licence with your use of the Content and retain any other copyright or proprietary notices or other licensing information specified by the Adal Foundation.


You may view the website and you are welcome to print hard copies of material on it for your personal, non-commercial use.

11. Severability

If any part of the Agreement is determined by any competent authority to be invalid, unlawful or unenforceable to any extent, it shall to that extent be severed from the remainder of the Agreement, which shall continue to be valid and enforceable.

12. Assignment

You shall not assign or transfer or purport to assign or transfer any of your rights or obligations under this Agreement without our prior written consent. We shall be entitled to assign or transfer all or any of our rights and/or obligations under this Agreement to any of our subsidiaries and related companies or partnerships located anywhere in the world without requiring any further consent from you.

13. No Waiver

The failure to exercise or delay in exercising a right or remedy provided by this Agreement or by law does not constitute a waiver of the right or remedy or a waiver of other rights or remedies. No single or partial exercise of a right or remedy provided by this Agreement or by law prevents further exercise of the right or remedy or the exercise of another right or remedy.

14. Governing Law

The Agreement is governed in accordance with the laws of India and Karnataka. The courts of India and Karnataka shall have non-exclusive jurisdiction over any dispute arising out of your use of the website or the Agreement and you hereby submit to the jurisdiction of the courts of India and Karnataka.

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