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This page sets forth the terms and conditions under which, Shri Yoga Vedanta Ashram Inc., NJ, USA, and Sant Shri Asharamji Ashram, Ahmedabad, India, provide the information on this website www.ashram.org and any of its subsidiary websites (collectively called as “Website” in this Agreement), as well as the terms and conditions governing your use of this site. Shri Yoga Vedanta Ashram Inc. NJ and all recognized regional centers in the USA as well as Sant Shri Asharamji Ashram, Ahmedabad and all recognized regional Ashrams and centers in India are represented in the following Agreement as "Ashram". By accessing Website or any of its associate/group pages, you have read, understood and agree to be legally bound by the terms of the following disclaimer and user agreement:


The materials on this website are provided "AS IS" and without warranties of any kind either expressed or implied. To the fullest extent permissible pursuant to applicable law,  Ashram disclaims all warranties, expressed or implied, including, but not limited to, implied warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose. Ashram does not warrant that the functionality contained in the materials on the website will be uninterrupted or error-free, that defects will be corrected, or that this website or the server that makes it available are free of viruses, worms, trojan horses or other code that has contaminating or destructive properties or other harmful components. Ashram does not warrant or make any representations regarding the use or the results of the use of the materials on this website, or any hyper linked website in terms of their correctness, accuracy, reliability, or otherwise. User (and not Ashram) assumes the entire cost of all necessary servicing, repair or correction. The information and descriptions contained herein are not intended to be complete descriptions of all terms, exclusions and conditions applicable to the products and services, but are provided solely for general informational purposes.
In no event will Ashram be liable to any party for any loss or direct, indirect, incidental, special or consequential damages caused by use of this website, or any other hyperlinked website.
Products & Services Information

Please note that none of the information contained in this Website should be viewed as an offer to any prospective retail producer or insured to sell or as a solicitation to purchase any of our products or services. Products featured on this site may resemble a famous name brand. This does not imply that Ashram may be a retailer or subcontractor or reseller of a brand. The services and products featured on this Website are intended for convenience of Ashram’s members only and not for general public. As a nonprofit, Ashram deems the revenue as donation and communicates it such to the members. Verification of membership online is a functionality that is to be implemented by the Website team in future and hence Ashram disclaims that it cannot verify the membership of anyone purchasing any product from this Website. Ashram does not guarantee the delivery of an exact product as shown or described on this Website. If Ashram fails to deliver a product due to non-availability of that product then entire (in most cases) or part of the money will be refunded to its member on request.  
Please note that none of the information contained in this Website should be viewed as an offer to any prospective retail sale. Also Ashram is not liable for any of the products and services purchased or sold by any vendor who may sponsor parts of this Website.    

Trademarks and Copyrights

All trademarks, services marks, trade names, logos, images and icons are proprietary to Ashram. The Website and its contents may only be used in accordance with the terms of this Agreement. All materials displayed or performed on the Website (including, but not limited to text, graphics, news articles, photographs, images, tunes, illustrations, audio clips and video clips, also known as the "Content") are protected by copyright owned by Ashram its subsidiaries, associate companies, consultants, partners, agents, suppliers, licensed content provider. User shall abide by all copyright notices, information, and restrictions contained in any Content accessed through the Services. Content produced by Ashram is licensed under a creative commons attribution-noncommercial license enabling users to use the Content solely for their personal non-commercial use only. The Website is protected by copyright as a collective work and/or compilation, pursuant to Indian Copyrights laws, international conventions, and other copyright laws. Ashram grants to User a limited non-exclusive, non-transferable, non-sub licensable right under Ashram’s intellectual property rights to view, play the Content solely for their personal non-commercial use. If user wishes to use Content for commercial purposes, user must submit a business inquiry. Copying, using or storing any Content for other than non-commercial use is expressly prohibited without prior written permission from Ashram or from the copyright holder identified in such Content's copyright notice. Ashram requests that, according to standard practice, if a User uses any documents (such as articles and other text) and related graphics (such as images, photographs, maps, charts, and illustrations) available on the Website for any research that results in an article, a book, or other publication, the User lists Ashram as a resource in user's bibliography and the User shall take prior permission and give proper credit and ensure that Ashram copyright notice appears on all copies; use the documents and graphics available from Ashram Website for informational and non-commercial and personal use only; and no documents or graphics, including logos, available from Ashram are modified in any way. Ashram neither warrants nor represents that use of materials by User will not infringe the rights of third parties not owned by or affiliated with Ashram.  
Use for any other purpose is expressly prohibited, and may result in severe civil and criminal penalties. Violators will be prosecuted to the maximum extent possible. User's misuse of any Content on the Website and in its Contents, except as provided in this Agreement, is strictly prohibited. User is advised that Ashram will aggressively enforce its intellectual property rights in the Website and its Contents to the fullest extent of the law, including by seeking appropriate remedies including criminal sanctions solely at User's risk as to costs and consequences.
Minors and Child Online Privacy Protection Act
Our Website does not direct content to Minors and does not intend to collect personal information from Minors and therefore is not subject to the Child Online Privacy Protection Act. If you allow your Minor child, or a child for whom you are legal guardian (a "Minor"), to access the Website, you agree that you will be solely responsible for: (i) the online conduct of such Minor: (ii) monitoring such Minor's access to and use ofwww.ashram.org; and (iii) the consequences of any use.  
Privacy and Secrecy Statement

All information that you as a visitor to this site or member of the Ashram provide to us on www.ashram.org may not be secure. The information may be viewable by other site visitors. Ashram does not take responsibility of protecting your privacy and secrecy.  


User shall indemnify, defend and hold harmless Website or ashram (including its and their officers, directors, employees, affiliates, representatives or subcontractors) from any and all claims and losses imposed on, incurred by or asserted as a result of or related to: (a) your access and use of Website (b) any non-compliance by user with the terms and conditions hereof; or (c) any third party actions related to users receipt and use of the information, whether authorized or unauthorized. Any clause declared invalid shall be deemed severable and not affect the validity or enforceability of the remainder. These terms may only be amended in a writing signed by Website  

User will indemnify and defend and hold Website and Ashram, its parent organization, subsidiaries, affiliates, officers and employees and representatives, harmless, from and against any and all costs, losses, claim or demand, losses, damages and liabilities, including costs and attorneys' fees, made by any third party due to or arising out of User's access to the Website, use of the Product and/or services, the violation of this Agreement by User, or the infringement by User including, without limitation, copyright and trademark infringement, obscene or indecent postings, and on-line defamation, or any third party using the User's account, of any intellectual property or other right of any person or entity.

Limitation of liability

In no event shall Ashram, its subsidiaries, affiliates, associate companies, consultants, partners and/or its respective suppliers be liable with respect to the Website, Content or the Services for any amount in the aggregate in excess of the fees paid by User therefore; or for any indirect, incidental, punitive, or consequential damages of any kind whatsoever including but not limited to loss of use, revenue or profit, goodwill, use, data or other intangible losses arising out of or in any way connected with the use of this Website, Content, Product and/ or Services or this Agreement or with the delay or inability to use this Website, or for any information, materials, Content, Product and services obtained through this Website, or otherwise arising out of the use of this Website, whether based on contract, tort, negligence, strict liability or otherwise, even if Ashram, its subsidiaries, affiliates, associate companies, consultants, partners and/or its respective suppliers has been advised of the possibility of damages. If the User is dissatisfied with any portion of the Ashram Website, Content, Product and/ or Services or with any of these terms of use, User's sole and exclusive remedy is to discontinue using Ashram Website, Content and/ or Services.

Credit Card Processing and Security

Shri Yoga Vedanta Ashram is a merchant member of PayPal. PayPal handles all the credit card transactions performed through the website www.ashram.org using a secure server and a secured protocol. Please read PayPal's policy and agreements related to privacy, secrecy, security, credit, debit, and billing on their website www.paypal.com. Shri Yoga Vedanta Ashram accepts PayPal as a payment method. Shri Yoga Vedanta Ashram does not save credit card information and hence is not liable for any losses or credit card frauds caused while transacting your money through PayPal. If you do not agree to the terms, conditions, policy and agreements of PayPal, then please do not perform a monitory transaction on this Website. For any funds not transacted properly. Shri Yoga Vedanta Ashram is not liable for any issues that you may face while communicating with PayPal customer service. Please make sure that when you are providing your credit card information the HTTPS:// protocol appears on the address bar and a lock icon appears at the right bottom corner of your Web browser.  

Accuracy of Information

Ashram does not warrant or guarantee the accuracy or completeness of the information provided on this Website. Under no circumstances will Ashram be liable for any loss or direct, indirect, incidental, special or consequential damages caused by reliance on this information or for the risks of the products and services featured on the Website. Ashram undertakes no obligation to update any of the information contained on this Website.  
The information on this Website, including these disclaimers, may be changed or updated without notice. Ashram may also make improvements and/or changes in the products, services and/or programs described on this site and their prices at any time without notice. Your continued access or use of this site shall be deemed your acceptance of any changes and the reasonableness of these standards for notice of changes. Ashram shall not take responsibility of information/material saved by visitors from this Website on their local machine by any mechanism, automatic caching or on-purpose saving of the files, as the material may be outdated, removed from the current site or discontinued from being supported.  


Ashram may terminate or suspend any and all Product and/or services and access to the Website immediately, without prior notice or liability, if User breaches any of the terms or conditions of this Agreement. All provisions of this Agreement which by their nature should survive termination shall survive termination, including, without limitation, ownership provisions, warranty disclaimers, and limitations of liability.


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