Conditions of Use and Upload of Content

Any and all audio, video, text, photos, pictures, graphics, comments, and other content, data or information that you upload, store, transmit, submit, exchange or make available to or via the Platform (hereinafter "Your Content") is generated, and controlled solely by you, and not by SAMBAL.

SAMBAL does not claim any ownership rights or responsibility for your Content, and you hereby expressly acknowledge and agree that the content uploaded by you remains your sole responsibility.

Without prejudice to the conditions set forth in your use of the SAMBAL Platform you must not upload, store, distribute, send, transmit, display, perform, make available, continue to make available or otherwise communicate to the public any content to which you do not hold the necessary rights, either directly or by virtue of it being available for free and non-commercial use on the world wide web . In particular, any unauthorized use of copyright protected material within the content uploaded by you (including by way of reproduction, distribution, modification, adaptation, public display, public performance, preparation of derivative works, making available or otherwise communicating to the public via the Platform), may constitute an infringement of third party rights and is strictly prohibited. Any such infringements may result in termination of your access to the Platform as described in the Repeat Infringers section below, and may also result in civil litigation or criminal prosecution by or on behalf of the relevant rights holder.

You also certify that, the content uploaded by you is not and will not be unlawful, abusive, libellous, defamatory, pornographic or obscene, and will not promote or incite violence, terrorism, illegal acts, or hatred on the grounds of race, ethnicity, cultural identity, religious belief, disability, gender, identity or sexual orientation.

Your Content does not and will not create any liability on the part of SAMBAL nor its subsidiaries, successors, development and maintenance team or the Disaster Management Department, GoB. SAMBAL reserves the right to remove Your Content, suspend or terminate your access to the Platform and/or pursue all legal remedies if we believe that any of Your Content breaches any of the foregoing representations or warranties, or otherwise infringes another person's rights or violates any law, rule or regulation.

SAMBAL aspires to be a comprehensive online knowledge and resource centre on DRR issues relevant to Bihar. While SAMBAL does not hold any copyrights on the knowledge resources available on the platform, credit to SAMBAL by the users for the content downloaded and used would be highly appreciated.

Liability for Content

You hereby acknowledge and agree that SAMBAL (i) stores content and other information at the direction, request and with the authorization of its users, (ii) acts merely as a passive conduit and/or host for the uploading, storage and distribution of such content, and (iii) plays no active role and gives no assistance in the presentation or use of the content. The contributors are solely responsible for all of the Content that is uploaded, posted or distributed to, on or through the Platform, and to the extent permissible by law, SAMBAL excludes all liability with respect to all content (including Your Content) and the activities of its users with respect thereto.

You hereby acknowledge and agree that SAMBAL or Disaster Management Department, Govt. of Bihar cannot and does not review the content created or uploaded by its users, and neither SAMBAL nor its subsidiaries, successors, development and maintenance team or the Disaster Management Department, GoB has any obligation, and may, but does not undertake or assume any duty to, monitor the Platform for content that is inappropriate, that does or might infringe any third party rights, or has otherwise been uploaded in breach of these Terms of Use or applicable law.

SAMBAL and its development or maintenance team or Disaster Management Department, Government of Bihar hereby exclude, to the fullest extent permitted by law, any and all liability which may arise from any content uploaded to the Platform by users / members, including, but not limited to, any claims for infringement of intellectual property rights, rights of privacy or publicity rights, any claims relating to publication of abusive, defamatory, pornographic, or obscene material, or any claims relating to the completeness, accuracy, currency or reliability of any information provided by users of the Platform. By using the Platform, you irrevocably waive the right to assert any claim with respect to any of the foregoing against SAMBAL.

Reporting Infringements

If you discover any content on the Platform that you believe infringes your copyright, please report this to us using any of the methods outlined on our Copyright Information pages.

If you would prefer to send us your own written notification, please make sure that you include the following information:


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