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Bahá’í International Community’s Bahá’í Media Bank Terms of Use

The following was copied from the Bahá’í Media Bank, “a free interactive online service operated and owned by the Bahá’í International Community. ”

By using the Bahá’í Media Bank (hereinafter ‘the Site’), you signify your agreement to all the terms, conditions and notices (including our Privacy Policy) contained herein or referenced elsewhere on our Site (hereinafter ‘Terms of Use’). If you do not agree to these Terms of Use, please do not use this Site. It states the terms of use for media from that site:

The Bahá’í International Community reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to modify, alter or

otherwise update these Terms of Use at any time with or without notice, so please check it

regularly for any changes or updates.

The Bahá’í International Community retains the right to deny access to anyone at its complete

discretion for any reason including for violation of any of these Terms of Use.

This Site provides links to other Web sites affiliated with the Bahá’í International Community that

may have Terms of Use policies different from, or in addition to, the Terms of Use specified

herein, particularly in the case of sites hosting third-party content. By accessing such Web sites

through links provided on this Web site, you agree to abide by each applicable Terms of Use

policy as specified therein.

This Site contains copyrighted material and other proprietary information including photographs,

text, video and graphics (hereinafter ‘the Content’). All such Content on this Site is protected by

copyright, trademarks and other rights, which are owned and/or controlled by the Bahá’í

International Community. Such ownership and/or control extends to the selection, arrangement

and enhancement of the content.

You may freely use material from this Site for your own personal non-commercial use including

reprinting, re-emailing, reposting to the World Wide Web or for any non-commercial purpose

subject to the terms set down below. Provided you comply with the following terms, no further

express permission is required. If you wish to vary any of the terms for a specific non-commercial

use, express written permission to do so, must be requested.

Copyright Issues

*Unless specifically stated to the contrary, copyright must at all times be attributed to the Bahá’í

International Community by stating, where appropriate, either ?Reprinted with permission of the

Bahá’í International Community? or ?Reproduced with permission of the Bahá’í International

Community? or ? Bahá’í International Community.

*Where possible, the use of the Content must be accompanied by a link to this Web Site (in on-

line media) or in other media, the URL ( of this Site must be linked to the

copyright statement.

*Photographs and other Content cannot be used in any way (including, without limitation,

suggesting an association with or endorsement of any product, service, opinion or cause) which

conflicts with the intent and premise of the original source.

*Photographs may be edited for size only. Captions (if any) must remain with the Content at all


*Although this blanket permission to reproduce the Content from this Site is given freely such

that no special permission is required, the Bahá’í International Community retains full copyright

protection for all Content on this Site under all applicable national and international laws.

*You acknowledge that you do not acquire any ownership rights by downloading copyrighted


*This Site or any portion of it may not be used, copied, modified, adapted, reproduced, altered,

uploaded, downloaded, posted, transmitted, sold, published, translated, used to create derivative

works from, distributed or otherwise exploited for any commercial purpose without the express

prior written permission of the Bahá’í International Community. If such permission is specifically

granted to copy, reproduce, modify, alter, upload, download, post, transmit, sell, publish or

otherwise exploit, no changes or deletion of author attribution, trademark legend or copyright

notice shall be made.

*If you believe that content appearing on the Site constitutes copyright infringement of another

party’s rights, please follow the instructions on our ‘Contact Us’ page.

Creation of an account on our Site

*You agree to provide accurate and current information on the account creation form on the Site.

You will not impersonate any person or entity, misrepresent your affiliation with a person or

entity or your authority from such person or entity, or misrepresent the origin of any content

posted on, or distributed through the Site. You are entirely responsible for maintaining the

confidentiality of your email, name(s), password(s), and your account, as well as all activities that

occur under your account.

Uploading files to our Site

*By contributing or submitting photographs, or any other materials which will form part of the

Content, you warrant that you are the owner of the materials and that you automatically grant (or

warrant that the owner of such rights has expressly granted) the Bahá’í International Community

an irrevocable, royalty-free, transferable and worldwide right and licence to use, copy, modify,

adapt, reproduce, alter, upload, download, post, transmit, publish, translate, create derivative

works from and distribute such material or incorporate such material into any form, medium or

technology without compensation to you or to any other person. In addition, you also warrant

that, where applicable, all moral rights in those materials have been waived.

*You are personally responsible for any content that you post or transmit on or through the Site.

You will not use the Site to distribute, link to, or solicit content that: (1) is unlawful, harmful to

minors, threatening, harassing, abusive, defamatory, vulgar, gratuitously violent, obscene,

pornographic, libelous, invasive of another’s privacy, or racially, ethnically, or otherwise

offensive; (2) infringes someone else’s intellectual property or other rights; (3) advocates or

solicits violence or other criminal conduct or violates any law, regulation, or contract; (4)

constitutes unsolicited or unauthorized advertising, junk or bulk e-mail, chain letters, or any

other unsolicited commercial communication; (5) contains software viruses or any other

computer code, files, or programs that are designed or intended to disrupt, damage, or limit the

functioning of any software, hardware, or telecommunications equipment; or (6) damages,

detrimentally interferes with, surreptitiously intercepts, or expropriates any system, data, or

personal information. You will comply with all applicable laws and regulations regarding online

conduct and content. You will not use the Site to collect, store, or use information about others

for the purpose of sending unsolicited or unauthorized communications. Except as we

specifically authorize (via license or otherwise), you will not reproduce, distribute, or

commercially exploit any part of the Site.

*You shall not upload files that contain software or other material protected by intellectual

property laws (or by rights of privacy) unless you own or control the rights thereto or have

received all necessary consents.

*You shall not upload files that contain viruses, corrupted files, or any other similar software or

programs that may damage the operation of another’s computer.

*You agree to indemnify, defend, and hold us and our affiliates and our officers, directors,

owners, agents, information providers, licensors, and licensees collectively, the “Indemnified

Parties”) harmless from and against any and all liabilities and costs (including reasonable

attorneys’ fees) incurred by the Indemnified Parties in connection with any claim arising out of

any breach by you of these terms of use or claims arising from your account. You shall use your

best efforts to cooperate with us in the defence of any claim. We reserve the right, at our own

expense, to assume the exclusive defence and control of any matter otherwise subject to

indemnification by you.

No warranties

You expressly agree that use of this Site is at your sole risk. The Bahá’í International Community

makes no representations or warranties that use of this Site will be uninterrupted or error-free.

You are responsible for taking all necessary precautions to ensure that any content you may

obtain from our Site is free of viruses, errors, defects or other damaging elements. You assume

the cost of service, repairs or corrections to your hardware, software or other equipment.
# The Bahá’í International Community will not be responsible to any person or organization for

any liability for any direct, incidental, consequential, indirect, or punitive damages that may

result from any access to or use of the Content on our Site.

Links From Other Sites

The Bahá’í International Community welcomes links to this site except where the link is to a

website where the content suggests or demonstrates an association with or endorsement of any

product, service, opinion or cause which conflicts with the intent and premise of this Site.


If children wish to use this Site, the Bahá’í international Community encourages them to consult

with their parents before furnishing data. It should be noted that the Bahá’í International

Community does not collect any personally identifiable information specifically targeting

children during the creation of an account.

General Terms

Our failure to enforce any right under these Terms of Use is not tantamount to a waiver of that

right. If any provision of these Terms is deemed invalid, these Terms should be interpreted so as

to achieve the intent of the parties, and the remaining provisions will continue in effect.

Headings are for ease of reference only and carry no other weight.

Violations and Additional Policies

The Bahá’í International Community reserves the right to seek all remedies available at law and in

equity for violations of any of the conditions set forth on this Site, including but not limited to

the right to block access to our Site from a particular Internet address.

One Comment leave one →
  1. kamali permalink
    May 24, 2011 2:26 pm

    would like to recive emails on any new comminication and media production avaliable for the bahai friend .

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