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The RTI Research Center ("RTI Pakistan") web site and the web sites of RTI Research's projects (each, a "Site") are owned and operated by RTI Pakistan Research Center. This User Agreement ("Agreement") contains the terms, covenants, conditions, and provisions (the "Terms and Conditions") upon which you (also referred to herein as "User") may access and use the Site and the content displayed on the Site. This Agreement is current as of September 20, 2010.


Terms and Conditions

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1. Grant of License
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UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES WILL RTI PAKISTAN BE LIABLE TO YOU FOR ANY SPECIAL, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES OF ANY KIND ARISING FROM YOUR USE OF THIS SITE OR THE CONTENT, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, COMPENSATION, REIMBURSEMENT OR DAMAGES ON ACCOUNT OF THE LOSS OF PRESENT OR PROSPECTIVE PROFITS, EXPENDITURES, INVESTMENTS OR COMMITMENTS, WHETHER MADE IN THE ESTABLISHMENT, DEVELOPMENT OR MAINTENANCE OF BUSINESS REPUTATION OR GOODWILL, FOR LOSS OF DATA, COST OF SUBSTITUTE MATERIALS, PRODUCTS, SERVICES OR INFORMATION, COST OF CAPITAL, AND THE CLAIMS OF ANY THIRD PARTY, OR FOR ANY OTHER REASON WHATSOEVER, EVEN IF RTI PAKISTAN HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF DAMAGES.


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9. Submissions
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10. Governing Law
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2. RTI Pakistan may change these terms from time to time. You are advised to review these terms every time you use this site. Your use of RTI Pakistan.com will be deemed acceptance of the terms as updated or amended. If there is any conflict between any term herein and a specific term appearing elsewhere on rtipakistan.com, then the conflict shall be resolved in favor of the latter. 

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3. You shall use this site only for lawful purposes and in a way that does not infringe the rights of, restrict or inhibit anyone else's use and enjoyment of this site. Prohibited behavior includes harassing or causing distress or inconvenience to any person, transmitting obscene or offensive content or disrupting the normal flow of dialogue within this site.

Intellectual Property

4. All copyright, trademarks, design rights, patents and other intellectual property rights (registered or unregistered) in and on this website and all content (including all applications) of the website shall remain vested in RTI Pakistan or its licensors. You shall not copy, reproduce, republish, disassemble, decompile, reverse engineer, download, post, broadcast, transmit, make available to the public, or otherwise use the content of this website in any way except for your own personal, non-commercial use. You shall not adapt, alter or create a derivative work from any content of this website except for your own personal, non-commercial use. Any other use of the content of this website requires the prior written permission of RTI Pakistan.


5. The names, images and logos identifying RTI Pakistan or third parties and their products and services are subject to copyright, design rights and trademarks of RTI Pakistan and/or third parties. Nothing contained in these terms shall be construed as conferring any license or right to use any intellectual property of RTI Pakistan or any other third party.

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7. Copyright in your contribution will remain with you and this permission is not exclusive, so you can continue to use the material in any way including allowing others to use it.


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9. We may show your name with your contribution, unless you request otherwise. RTI Pakistan may need to contact you for administrative or verification purposes in relation to your contribution, or in relation to particular projects. For full details of when and how we may contact you please our Privacy Policy plus any local terms where applicable.


10. Please do not endanger yourself or others, take any unnecessary risks or break any laws when creating content you may share with RTI Pakistan.

RTIPakistan.com communities

11. In order to participate in and contribute to selected RTI Pakistan.com communities you may be required to register with RTI Pakistan.com. Any personal information supplied as part of this registration process and/or any other interaction with rtipaksitan.com will be collected, stored and used in accordance with our Privacy Policy.


12. RTI Pakistan.com communities (including message boards) shall be used in accordance with the following Community Rules and the local house rules, if any, of the particular service you're using.

The following is unacceptable: 

(i) Disruptive, offensive or abusive behavior or material 

(ii) Unlawful or objectionable content  

(iii) Spamming or off-topic material 

(iv) Advertising or promoting  

(v) Spoilers, i.e., material that contains plot developments which haven't been previously transmitted or published in Pakistani media, unless submitted specifically marked as a 'spoiler'.

(vi) Impersonation  

(vii)  Inappropriate user names 

(viii) Posting of URLs (web site addresses), unless allowed under any relevant local house rules. 

(ix) Misuse of the complaints facility 

(x) Contributions which are not your own original work; which infringe the rights of others

(xi) Accounts that are not registered with a valid personal email address accessed regularly.

(xii) The use of multiple logins for the purpose of disrupting a community or annoying other users  

(xiii) Attempts to hide the use of multiple accounts, or pretending to be a Pakistani user, or attempting to disrupt any service in any way

We advise that you never reveal any personal information about yourself or anyone else in any RTI Pakistan community.

Consequences of breach of Rules:

If RTI Pakistan is of the opinion that you have breached any of the above Rules, RTI Pakistan may use whatever information that is available to it about you to stop any further breach. This may include informing relevant third parties such as your employer, school or email provider about the breach.


RTI Pakistan reserves the right to delete any contribution, or take any action against any RTI Pakistan account, at any time, for any reason whatsoever, without assigning any reason for such action. 

For users under 18: 


You are required to get a parent's or guardian's permission before taking part in any RTI Pakistan.com community or making any contribution.

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13. The majority of content posted in RTI Pakistan.com community pages is created by members of the public. Hence, views expressed therein may not be those of RTI Pakistan. RTI Pakistan is not responsible for any content posted by members of the public on rtipakistan.com or for the availability or content of any third party sites that are accessible through RTI Pakistan.com. Any links to third party websites from RTI Pakistan.com do not amount to any endorsement of that site by RTI Pakistan and any use of that site by you is at your own risk.


14. All content of this website is provided "AS IS" and on an "AS AVAILABLE" basis. RTI Pakistan does not make any representation or warranty of satisfactory quality, fitness, non-infringement, compatibility, security and accuracy, nor does it guarantee the timeliness, completeness or performance of the website or any of the content. While we try to ensure that all content provided is correct at the time of publication, no responsibility is accepted for any errors, omissions or inaccurate content on the website. 


15. RTI Pakistan shall not be liable for any of the following losses or damage (whether such damage or losses were foreseen, foreseeable, known or otherwise): (a) loss of data; (b) loss of revenue or anticipated profits; (c) loss of business; (d) loss of opportunity; (e) loss of goodwill or injury to reputation; (f) losses suffered by third parties; or (g) any indirect, consequential, special or exemplary damages arising from the use of this website regardless of the form of action. 


16. RTI Pakistan does not warrant or guarantee that functions available on this website will be uninterrupted or error free, that defects will be corrected, or that dawn.com or the server that makes it available are free of viruses or bugs. It is your responsibility to implement sufficient procedures and virus checks (including anti-virus and other security checks) to satisfy your particular requirements for the accuracy of data input and output.


General

17. The failure or delay of RTI Pakistan to exercise or enforce any right in these terms does not amount to waiver. 


18. These terms shall be governed by and interpreted in accordance with the laws of Pakistan.


Contacting RTI Pakistan about these Terms of Use

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