1. Use of Website Information
LH grants the viewers/users a limited, non-transferable license to use this website in accordance with the following terms and conditions.
The viewers/users may download, view, copy and print the Website subject to the following:
(a) The Documents or contents shall be used solely for personal, informational, non-commercial purposes
(b) The Documents or contents shall not be modified or altered in any way. Except where the use constitutes “fair use” under intellectual property laws, the users shall not otherwise use, download, upload, copy, print, display, perform, reproduce, publish, license, post, transmit or distribute any information from this website in whole or in part without the permission in writing of LH or its respective subsidiary/ associate companies.
2. Use of Public Forums and Communication
“Forum” means a discussion group, chat area, bulletin board, news group, letter to LH, its webmaster or employees, or e-mail function offered as part of the Website. Users/Viewers shall hereby agree not to upload, email, post, publish or otherwise transmit through a Forum any content that:
(a) is false or misleading;
(b) is libelous or defamatory;
(c) is harassing or invades another’s privacy, or promotes bigotry, racism, hatred or harm against any group or individual;
(d) is obscene, pornographic or profane material or any material that could constitute or encourage conduct that would be considered a criminal offense, give rise to civil liability;
(e) infringes another’s rights, including but not limited to intellectual property rights;
(f) constitutes unsolicited bulk e-mail, “junk mail,” “spam” or chain letters; or
(g) violates any applicable laws or regulations.
Forums shall be used in a non-commercial manner only. Users/Viewers shall not distribute or otherwise publish any content containing a solicitation of funds, promotion, advertising, solicitation for goods or services, or other commercial matter. Users/Viewers shall agree not to solicit other users of the website to use or join or become members of any commercial online or offline service or other organization. Except where expressly authorized by LH, Users/Viewers agree not to collect or store personal data about other users of this website of LH.
By uploading, emailing, posting, publishing or otherwise transmitting content to any Forum or submitting any content to LH, Users/Viewers automatically grant (or warrant that the owner of such rights has expressly granted) LH a worldwide, perpetual, royalty-free, irrevocable, non-exclusive and fully sub-licenseable right and license to use, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish, transmit and distribute such content in any form, medium, or technology now known or later developed. In addition, Users/Viewers warrant that all “moral rights” in the content have been waived. LH takes no responsibility and assumes no liability for any content posted, uploaded, published or submitted by Users/Viewers.
LH may, from time to time monitor and review any information transmitted or received through this website and reserves the right to censor, edit, remove or prohibit the transmission or receipt of any information that LH deems inappropriate or in violation of these terms and conditions. During monitoring, the information may be examined, recorded or copied, and Users’/Viewers’ use of this website constitutes Users’/Viewers’ consent to such monitoring and review.
3. Termination of Use
Users/Viewers agree that LH may, in its sole and absolute discretion, at any time terminate Users/Viewers access to the Website and any account(s) Users/Viewers may have in connection with the Website. Access to the Website may be monitored by LH or any other person assigned thereto.
Such termination shall not effect any right to relief to which LH may be entitled, at law or in equity. Upon termination of these terms and conditions, all rights granted to Users/Viewers will terminate and revert to LH.
LH shall not be liable for any losses arising in consequence of the termination of Users/Viewers access to the Website.
4. Third Party Websites, Content, Products and Services
The Website provides links to Websites and access to content, products and services from third parties, including users, advertisers, affiliates and sponsors of the Website which are provided solely as a convenience to Users/Viewers and not as an endorsement by LH of the contents of such other Websites. Users/Viewers agree that LH is not responsible for the availability of, and content provided on, third party Websites. Users/Viewers should refer to the policies posted by other Websites regarding privacy and other topics before Users/Viewers use them. Users/Viewers agree that LH is not responsible for third party content accessible through the Website, including opinions, advice, statements and advertisements, and understand that Users/Viewers bear all risks associated with the use of such content. If Users/Viewers choose to purchase any products or services from a third party, Users/Viewersr relationship is directly with the third party. Users/Viewers agree that LH is not responsible for:
(a) the quality of third party products or services; and
Except where expressly provided otherwise, the website, and all content, materials, information, software, products and services provided on the website, are provided on an “as is” and “as available” basis and may include inaccuracies, omissions and typographical errors. LH expressly disclaims all warranties of any kind, whether express or implied, including, but not limited to, the implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose and non-infringement and those arising by statute or otherwise in law or from a course of dealings or usage of trade. LH makes no warranty that:
(a) the website will meet Users’/Viewers’ requirements;
(b) the website will be available on an uninterrupted, timely, secure, or error-free basis;
(c) the results that may be obtained from the use of the website or any services offered through the website will be accurate, complete, current or reliable; or
(d) the quality of any products, services, information, or other material purchased or obtained by Users/Viewers through the website will meet Users/Viewers expectations.
(e) this website, its servers or any e-mail sent from LH are free of viruses or other harmful components
Any content, materials, information or software downloaded or otherwise obtained through the use of the website is done at Users’/Viewers’ own discretion and risk. LH shall have no responsibility for any damage to Users’/Viewers’ computer system or loss of data that results from the download of any content, materials, information or software.
LH reserves the right to make changes or updates to the website at any time without notice.
6. Limitation of Liability
In no event shall LH its subsidiaries and affiliate companies be liable for any direct, indirect, incidental, special or consequential damages, or damages for loss of profits, revenue, data or use, incurred by Users/Viewers or any third party, whether in an action in contract or tort, arising from Users’/Viewers’ access to, or use of, the website other than on account of gross negligence or wilful default on the part of LH.
If, notwithstanding the foregoing, LH should be found liable for any loss or damage which arises out of or is in any way connected with any of the above described functions or uses of this website or its content, the liability of LH shall in no event exceed Sri Lankan Rupees 10,000.
To the extent allowed by applicable law, any claim or cause of action arising from or relating to Users/Viewersr access or use of this website must be brought within ……..from the date on which such claim or action arose or accrued.
Users/Viewers agree to defend, indemnify and hold harmless LH PLC, its subsidiaries and affiliated companies, and their respective officers, directors, employees, and agents from and against any and all claims, liabilities, damages, losses or expenses, including reasonable attorneys’ fees and costs, arising out of or in any way connected with Users’/Viewers’ access to or use of the Website.
9. Note About Minors
Minors (less than 16) are not eligible to use the Website, and we ask that they do not submit any personal information to us.
Users/Viewers represent that Users/Viewers are of sufficient legal age to use this website and to create binding legal obligations for any liability Users/Viewers may incur as a result of the use of this website.
10. Legal Compliance
Users/Viewers may not access, download, use or export the Website, or the content, software, products or services provided on the Website in violation of any applicable laws or regulations.
11. Additional Terms
Additional terms and conditions may apply to reservations, purchases of goods and services and other uses of this website, and Users/Viewers agree to abide by such other terms and conditions.
12. Applicable Laws
All matters relating to Users’/Viewers’ access to, and use of, the Website shall be governed by laws of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka. Any legal action or proceeding relating to Users’/Viewers’ access to, or use of, the Website shall be instituted in a competent court in the said Republic of Sri Lanka. Users/Viewers and LH agree to submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of these courts, and agree that venue is proper in such legal action or proceeding.
13. Injunctive Relief
Users/Viewers hereby acknowledge that a violation or attempted violation of any of these terms and conditions will cause such damage to LH as will be irreparable, the exact amount of which would be difficult to ascertain and for which there will be no adequate remedy at law. Accordingly, Users/Viewers agree that LH shall be entitled as a matter of right to an injunction issued by any court of competent jurisdiction, restraining such violation or attempted violation of these terms and conditions by Users/Viewers, or Users’/Viewers’ affiliates, partners, or agents, as well as recover from Users/Viewers any and all costs and expenses sustained or incurred by LH in obtaining such an injunction, including, without limitation, reasonable attorney’s fees.
14. Copyright/Trademark Information
All the “LAUGFS” trademarks are owned by LAUGFS Holdings Limited and its respective subsidiary/associate Companies.