This Portal/Website & contents of this Portal/Website are owned, updated & maintained by the Varthur Bengali Association (hereinafter referred to as VBA).
By using our website you agree to our Disclaimer.
Though all efforts have been made to ensure the accuracy and currency of the content on this Portal, the contents (Information, material, suggestions, circulars and / or anything made available) on this site have been provided for general information. The information and materials contained herein – and the terms, conditions, and descriptions that appear – are subject to change. If the said content contains any mistakes, omissions, inaccuracies and typographical errors, etc. VBA assumes no responsibility thereof. Those who would like to have additional information may contact the VBA. The information and materials contained herein, including text, graphics, links or other items – are provided “as is,” and “as available”.
VBA does not warrant the totality and absolute accuracy, adequacy or completeness of this information and materials and expressly disclaims any liability for errors or omissions in this information and materials herein. VBA does not accept any legal liability what so ever based on any information contained herein.
In no event will the VBA be liable for any expense, loss or damage including, without limitation, indirect or consequential loss or damage, or any expense, loss or damage whatsoever arising from use, or loss of use, of data, arising out of or in connection with the use of this Website.
Material featured on this Portal/Website may be reproduced free of charge after taking proper permission by sending a mail to us. However, the material has to be reproduced accurately and not to be used in a derogatory manner or in a misleading context. Wherever the material is being published or issued to others, the source must be prominently acknowledged. However, the permission to reproduce this material shall not extend to any material which is identified as being copyright of a third party. Authorization to reproduce such material must be obtained from the departments/copyright holders concerned.
These terms and conditions shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the Indian Laws. Any dispute arising under these terms and conditions shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of India.
Links to external websites/portals
We do not object to you linking directly to the information that is hosted on Portal/Website and no prior permission is required for the same. However, we would like you to inform us about any links provided to this Portal/Website so that you can be informed of any changes or updation therein. Also, we do not permit our pages to be loaded into frames on your site. The pages belonging to this Portal/Website must load into a newly opened browser window of the User.
Our Online Presence
This is broadly how we handle the information we gather.
Information Collected and Stored Automatically
If you visit our website(s) just to browse, read pages or download information, but do not register for any of our services, we gather and store certain information about your visit automatically. This information cannot and does not identify you personally.
The kind of information that is gathered automatically include the type of browser you are using (e.g. Netscape, Internet Explorer), the type of Operating System you are using (e.g. MS Windows or Mac OS) and the domain name of your Internet Service Provider (e.g. BSNL, Satyam Online, Airtel, Tata Indicom, Reliance etc. etc.), the date and time of your visit and the pages you visited. We sometimes use this non-personally identifiable information to improve our website(s) design, content and primarily to give you a better browsing experience.
Personal Information Collected
We collect personal information from you only if you provide it voluntarily. The type of personally identifiable information that may be collected by us include name, address, e-mail address and information about your interests in and use of various services. For example, you might submit your name and e-mail address to subscribe to our newsletters or to take part in our discussion forum or to send us your feedback. You might also enter another person’s e-mail address and name and yours when you use our ‘other’ feature. The information you provide is not given or sold to any private organizations or private person.
Links to Other Sites
Collection of Information by Third-Party Sites and Sponsors
Our website(s) sometimes contain links to other websites whose privacy policies may be different to ours. Visitors should consult the other sites’ privacy notices as we have no control over information that is submitted to, or collected by, these third parties.
We may also use a reputable third party to serve the advertisements that you see on our pages. In the course of serving advertisements, our third-party advertiser may place or recognize a unique “cookie” on your browser and may use information (not including your name, address, e-mail address) about your visits to this and other websites in order to provide advertisements about goods and services of interest to you.