Terms and Conditions of Use

Welcome to Bhujmandir.org. Bhujmandir.org and its affiliates and/or provide their services to you subject to the following terms and conditions.



1. Definitions

Bhujmandir.org or any of its foreign language translation affiliates is the online information, reference and knowledge website (hereafter referred to as "Site") operated by the Shree Swaminarayan Temple Bhuj (“SSTB”), consisting of information, services, proprietary content, links, search capabilities and other internet resources ("Materials") provided by the SSTB, affiliates of the SSTB, and third parties to individuals viewing and using the site ("Users").

SSTB reserves the right to change, modify, add or remove portions of these Terms and Conditions of Use at any time. Please check this page periodically for any modifications. Your continued use of this Site following the posting of any changes will mean that you have accepted the changes.


2. Copyright and Trademark Protection

The Site layout, "look and feel," functionalities, design and software, page headers, button icons, scripts, and service names are trademarks or trade dress ("Materials") of Bhujmandir.org or its subsidiaries and are the property of the SSTB, its affiliated companies or licensors, and are protected by international copyright and trademark laws. All software used on this Site is the property of Bhujmandir.org or its software suppliers and protected by international copyright laws.

You may not publish, copy, display, distribute, transmit, perform, modify, create derivative works from, or sell any Materials, information, products or services obtained from this Site, except as otherwise expressly permitted under applicable law or as described in these Terms and Conditions of Use.


3. Use and Downloading of Materials

You may print or download Materials on the Site for your personal, non-commercial use, provided you keep intact all copyright and other proprietary notices. Please refer to our Copyright License for further details.


4. Denial of Access, Use, or Service

SSTB reserves the right to deny access, use or service on Bhujmandir.org or any of its subsidiaries to any User, for any reason whatsoever, at its sole discretion.


5. News Items and Privacy Releases

Publishers of news items do not generally obtain releases from subjects, individuals, groups or entities that are shown in their photographs or graphics or quoted in their texts. Also, no clearance is obtained from the owners of trademarks or copyrighted materials whose marks or materials are included in news items. Therefore, you will be solely responsible for obtaining any and all necessary releases if you use news items that you find on this Site. Neither SSTB nor any other publisher or news service will be liable for any delays, inaccuracies, errors or omissions in any news material or in the transmission or delivery of all or any part thereof or for any damages arising from any of the foregoing.


6. Linking, Framing and Third Party Sites

The Site provides links to other World Wide Web sites or resources. Hyperlinks to other Internet resources are provided for your convenience. The editors of the Site have selected these resources as having some value and pertinence, but the development and maintenance of such third-party sites are not under the direction of SSTB. Thus, the content, accuracy, opinions expressed, and other links provided by these resources are neither verified nor endorsed by the SSTB.

Because SSTB has no control over such sites and resources, you acknowledge and agree that SSTB is not responsible for the availability of such external sites or resources, and does not endorse and is not responsible or liable for any content, advertising, products, or other materials on or available from such sites or resources and shall not be liable, directly or indirectly, for any damage or loss caused by the use of any such content, product or materials.


7. Compliance with Laws, Junk Mail and Spam

Use of the Services is subject to all applicable local, state, national and international laws and regulations (including without limitation those governing account collection, export control, consumer protection, unfair competition, anti-discrimination or false advertising). Each User agrees: (1) not to use the Services for illegal purposes; (2) not to interfere or disrupt networks connected to the Services; (3) to comply with all regulations, policies and procedures of networks connected to the Services; (4) not to use the Services to infringe any third party's copyright, patent, trademark, trade secret or other proprietary rights or rights of publicity or privacy; and (5) not to transmit through the Services any unlawful, harassing, libelous, abusive, threatening, harmful, vulgar, obscene or otherwise objectionable material of any kind or nature. Each User further agrees not to transmit any material that encourages conduct that could constitute a criminal offense, give rise to civil liability or otherwise violate any applicable local, state, national or international law or regulation. Each User agrees not to use the Services for chain letters, junk mail, spamming or any use of distribution lists to any person who has not given specific permission to be included in such a process, and further agrees not to attempt to gain unauthorized access to other computer systems.


8. Limitation of Liability



9. Indemnification

You agree to indemnify SSTB, its officers, subsidiaries, affiliates, agents and licensors, from and against all losses, expenses, damages and costs, including reasonable attorneys' fees, resulting from your violation of these Terms of Use.


10. Copyrights

All contents of this Site are Copyright ©2002-2013 Shree Swaminarayan Temple Bhuj. All rights reserved. Photographs, illustrations, software or other "Materials" are sometimes separately copyrighted by their respective owners, as noted in the credits. For the purpose of spreading Satsang and the Supreme Lords glory, we are permitting the download, distribute and use any material on Bhujmandir.org as long as it remains unaltered and is attributed back to Bhujmandir.org; please refer to our Copyright License for further details.


11. Privacy

We believe in protecting the privacy of our Users and take all reasonable measures to do so. To this extent, we have adopted a detailed Privacy Policy (outlined below).


Privacy Policy


1. Definitions and General Statement

Shree Swaminarayan Temple Bhuj and its website, Bhujmandir.org (hereafter referred to as "we", "us", "our") recognize the importance of protecting the privacy of Personal Information collected about our Users (hereafter referred to as "you", "your"). We do not sell or otherwise disclose any individually identifiable Personal Information about you without your express and informed consent, unless required by law.


2. Collection

We collect your Personal Information where necessary during e-mail and site registration and other user registration processes. In addition, we collect statistical non-personally identifiable information from you in the form of usage data (for example, length of session, pages viewed, geographical location, etc.) for use as stated in the paragraph on "Usage" below.


3. Cookies

"Cookies" are industry standard, non-personally identifiable pieces of information that the we temporarily transfer to your computer to enhance your viewing experience. (Note: Browsers set to provide notice when a Cookie is placed will prompt you to accept or reject the Cookies.)


4. Usage

We believe in protecting your privacy. To that end, we use "double opt-in" collection methods to allow you to choose to send us your information for specific, stated purposes. If you ever feel you have received an email from us in error, or wish to unsubscribe from an e-mail service you've signed up for, please contact us.

We use statistical, non-identifiable user information in the aggregate (such as geographical location, pages viewed, browser type, etc.) for improving the usability of Bhujmandir.org.

We use Personal Information such as your e-mail address to provide you with specifically requested services, such as e-mail news about our Site, "daily darshan" etc. We reserve the right to, on rare occasions but when necessary, send important e-mail announcements about Bhujmandir.org to all Users, such as but not limited to, changes in services, changes of terms, or major site upgrades.

To unsubscribe from any service offered by Bhujmandir.org, you can contact us at any time.


5. Third Parties

We sometimes use statistical non-personally identifiable demographic information about our Users in the aggregate (such as the number of unique visitors to our site, hits, most visited pages, etc.) in connection with our marketing programs. However, we do not disclose identifiable Personal Information about you without your express consent, unless required by law. In addition, you may withdraw your consent at any time by contacting us.


6. Children (Minors)

Children (Minors) should always ask their parents or guardians for permission before providing any Personal Information to us. We expressly adhere to all laws and policies related to children's privacy.


7. Security

While we make all reasonable attempts to secure your Personal Information, we will not be held responsible for any involuntary breach of our security, and any actions by third parties resulting there from, such as but not limited to computer or internet hacking, equipment malfunction, acts of God, war, civil unrest, and any other causes beyond our reasonable control.


8. Removal or Update of Personal Information

You may update or remove your Personal Information from our records via any of the means listed below. Please be sure to include the following information in your correspondence:

  • Your e-mail address
  • Your first and last name
  • The service or section of the site to which you are registered or subscribed.

Alternatively, you may click on Unsubscribe at the bottom of any update email received from us.


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