Terms of Use

PLEASE READ THE FOLLOWING TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF USE (“TERMS OF USE”) CAREFULLY BEFORE USING THIS WEBSITE. All users of this website agree that access to and use of this website are subject to the following Terms of Use and other applicable law. If you do not agree to these Terms of Use, please do not use this website.

FriendsofShamwari.org reserves the right to modify these Terms of Use at any time. You agree to review these Terms of Use periodically to be aware of such modifications and that your continued use of this website shall be deemed to be your conclusive acceptance of any modified Terms of Use. We will indicate that changes to these Terms of Use have been made by updating the date indicated after “Last Modified” at the end of these Terms of Use. If you do not agree to abide by any modified version of these Terms of Use, you are not authorized to use this website.


The entire content included in this website, including but not limited to text, graphics or code is copyrighted as a collective work under the United States and other copyright laws, and is the property of FriendsofShamwari.org. The collective work includes works that are licensed to FriendsofShamwari.org. Copyright 2010, FriendsofShamwari.org. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. You may display and, subject to any expressly stated restrictions or limitations relating to specific material, download or print portions of the material from the different areas of this website solely for your own non-commercial use. Any other use, including but not limited to the reproduction, distribution, display or transmission of the content of this website is strictly prohibited, unless authorized by FriendsofShamwari.org in writing. You further agree not to change or delete any proprietary notice from materials downloaded or printed from this website.


FriendsofShamwari.org does not, and you agree that FriendsofShamwari.org has no obligation to, review the communications, materials, information, opinions, and other content posted and/or submitted by users accessing this website (including, without limitation, in or on bulletin boards, chat rooms, community pages or other forums on this website) (collectively, “User Generated Content”), that FriendsofShamwari.org is not in any manner responsible for User Generated Content, that FriendsofShamwari.org does not guarantee the accuracy, integrity or quality of User Generated Content, and that FriendsofShamwari.org cannot assure that harmful, inaccurate, deceptive, offensive, threatening, defamatory, unlawful or otherwise objectionable User Generated Content will not appear on this Website. You acknowledge that by providing you with the ability to access and view User Generated Content on this website, FriendsofShamwari.org is merely acting as a passive conduit for such distribution and is not undertaking any obligation or liability relating to any User Generated Content or activities of users on this website. Without limiting the generality of the foregoing, you acknowledge and agree that the information, materials and opinions expressed or included in any User Generated Content are not necessarily those of FriendsofShamwari.org or its affiliated or related entities or content providers.

Notwithstanding the foregoing, you acknowledge and agree that FriendsofShamwari.org has the absolute right to monitor User Generated Content posted to this Website in its sole discretion. In addition, FriendsofShamwari.org reserves the right to alter, edit, refuse to post or remove any such User Generated Content, in whole or in part, for any reason or for no reason, and to disclose such User Generated Content and the circumstances surrounding its transmission to any third party. You agree that we do not have any obligation to use or respond to any User Generated Content.

You agree that you shall immediately notify FriendsofShamwari.org in writing of any objectionable content appearing on this Website. FriendsofShamwari.org will make good faith efforts to investigate allegations that any User Generated Content violates these Terms of Use but (a) makes no warranty to you that it will edit, remove, or continue to permit the display of any specific User Generated Content, whether or not subject to such allegations, and (b) will have no liability whatsoever for editing, removing, or continuing to permit the display of any User Generated Content.

Any use of any content on this website, including, without limitation, User Generated Content will be at your own risk.

You may not post or otherwise distribute content to this website which FriendsofShamwari.org in its sole discretion determines to be abusive, harassing, threatening, defamatory, obscene, an impersonation of others, fraudulent, deceptive, misleading, in violation of a copyright, trademark or other intellectual property right of another, invasive of privacy or publicity rights, in violation of any other right of FriendsofShamwari.org or another party, illegal, or otherwise objectionable to FriendsofShamwari.org. You may not upload commercial content on this website or use this website to solicit others to join or become members of any other commercial online service or other organization. You may be required to register and/or agree to additional Terms of Use prior to being permitted to post or otherwise distribute User Generated Content to this website.


You agree that FriendsofShamwari.org is free to use any comments, information, designs, ideas, or other content contained in any User Generated Content posted by you to this website, or created by you while accessing this website or contained in any communication you may send to FriendsofShamwari.org or submit to this website without notice, compensation or acknowledgement to you for any purpose whatsoever, including, but not limited to, developing, manufacturing and marketing products and services and creating, modifying or improving this website or other products or services.

FriendsofShamwari.org may, in appropriate circumstances and in its sole discretion, terminate the accounts of users who may be repeat infringers or otherwise prohibit such users from accessing this website.


In an attempt to provide increased value to our visitors, FriendsofShamwari.org may link to websites operated by third parties. However, even if the third party is affiliated with FriendsofShamwari.org, FriendsofShamwari.org has no control over these linked websites, all of which have separate Terms of Use and privacy and data collection practices, independent of FriendsofShamwari.org. These linked websites are only for your convenience and therefore you access them at your own risk. FriendsofShamwari.org seeks to protect the integrity of this website and the links placed upon it and therefore requests any feedback about this website and for websites it links to as well. Please review the privacy policy of any third-party website that you have linked to from this Website before you use such third-party website.


You agree to indemnify, defend, and hold harmless FriendsofShamwari.org, its officers, directors, employees, agents, licensors and suppliers from and against all claims, losses, expenses, damages and costs, including, without limitation, reasonable attorneys’ fees, arising from or relating in any way to your use of this website, to the maximum extent permitted by applicable law.


FriendsofShamwari.org is committed to safeguarding your privacy. The terms regulating the handling of personally identifiable information and other information submitted by you in connection with this website are described in our Privacy Policy.


THIS WEBSITE AND THE SERVICES ON THIS WEBSITE ARE PROVIDED “AS IS” AND WITHOUT WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, WHETHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED. TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMISSIBLE PURSUANT TO APPLICABLE LAW, FriendsofShamwari.org DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED. FriendsofShamwari.org DOES NOT REPRESENT OR WARRANT THAT THE FUNCTIONS CONTAINED IN THIS WEBSITE WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR-FREE, THAT ANY DEFECTS WILL BE CORRECTED, OR THAT THIS WEBSITE OR THE SERVER THAT MAKES THIS WEBSITE AVAILABLE ARE FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS. FriendsofShamwari.org DOES NOT MAKE ANY WARRANTIES OR REPRESENTATIONS REGARDING THE USE OF THE MATERIALS IN THIS WEBSITE IN TERMS OF THEIR CORRECTNESS, ACCURACY, ADEQUACY, USEFULNESS, TIMELINESS, RELIABILITY OR OTHERWISE. SOME STATES DO NOT PERMIT LIMITATIONS OR EXCLUSIONS ON WARRANTIES, SO THE ABOVE LIMITATIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.

FriendsofShamwari.org DISCLAIMS ANY AND ALL LIABILITY FOR THE ACTS, OMISSIONS AND CONDUCT OF ANY USERS OR OTHER THIRD PARTIES IN CONNECTION WITH OR RELATED TO YOUR USE OF THIS WEBSITE. YOU ASSUME TOTAL RESPONSIBILITY FOR YOUR USE OF THIS WEBSITE AND ANY LINKED SITES. YOUR SOLE REMEDY AGAINST FriendsofShamwari.org FOR DISSATISFACTION WITH THIS WEBSITE OR ANY CONTENT IS TO STOP USING THIS WEBSITE OR ANY SUCH CONTENT. THIS LIMITATION OF RELIEF IS A PART OF THE BARGAIN BETWEEN THE PARTIES.


FriendsofShamwari.org SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL, INDIRECT OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES THAT RESULT FROM THE USE OF, OR THE INABILITY TO USE, THE MATERIALS ON THIS WEBSITE OR THE PERFORMANCE OF THE PRODUCTS PURCHASED THROUGH THIS WEBSITE OR THE CONDUCT OF OTHER USERS OF THIS WEBSITE, EVEN IF FriendsofShamwari.org HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES.

IF, NOTWITHSTANDING THE OTHER PROVISIONS OF THESE TERMS OF USE, FriendsofShamwari.org  IS FOUND TO BE LIABLE TO YOU FOR ANY DAMAGE OR LOSS WHICH ARISES OUT OF OR IS IN ANY WAY CONNECTED WITH YOUR USE OF THIS WEBSITE OR ANY CONTENT, FriendsofShamwari.org’s LIABILITY SHALL IN NO EVENT EXCEED US$100.00.

APPLICABLE LAW MAY NOT ALLOW THE LIMITATION OR EXCLUSION OF LIABILITY OR INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, SO THE ABOVE LIMITATION OR EXCLUSION MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.


Your use of this website shall be governed in all respects by the laws of your country of residence. You agree that any and all disputes, claims and legal proceedings directly or indirectly arising out of or relating to this website shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action. You agree that any such disputes, claims or legal proceedings shall be filed, and that venue properly lies, only in federal courts located in the United States, and you hereby consent and submit to the personal jurisdiction of such courts for the purposes of litigating any such action. Any cause of action or claim you may have with respect to this website must be commenced within one (1) year after the claim or cause of action arises. To the maximum extent permitted by applicable law, you agree that, by using this website, any notice, agreement, disclosure or other communication that FriendsofShamwari.org sends you electronically, will satisfy any legal communication requirements, including that such communications be in writing. FriendsofShamwari.org’s failure to insist upon or enforce strict performance of any provision of these Terms of Use shall not be construed as a waiver of any provision or right. Neither the course of conduct between the parties nor trade practice shall act to modify any of these Terms of Use. FriendsofShamwari.org may assign its rights and duties under this Agreement to any party at any time without notice to you.


These Terms of Use are applicable to you upon your accessing this website. FriendsofShamwari.org reserves the right in its sole discretion to terminate or restrict your use of this website, without notice, for any or no reason, and without liability to you or any third party. In addition, these Terms of Use, or any part of them, may be terminated by FriendsofShamwari.org without notice at any time, for any or no reason. The provisions relating to Copyright, Disclaimer, Limitation of Liability, Indemnification and Miscellaneous, shall survive any termination.