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Website Terms of Use

Version 1.0

The Scientia magazine is a collective Project of journalist and science communities. Its website is located at http//:www.scientiamag.org. This is a copyrighted work belong to The Scientia Magazine, a web-based publications including but not limited to astronomy, astrophysics, astrobiology, space and environmental sciences features. Some of the special features of the Site may be need to address additional guidelines, terms, or rules, which will be posted on the Site with these features.

These Terms of Use described the legal terms and conditions that check over your use of this Site. By logging into the website you affirm that these terms and conditions and you have the authority and capacity to enter into these Terms. You should be either of 12 or 18 years old and fully able and competent to enter into these terms, representation, and conditions

Access to the Site:

The Company grants you a non-transferable, non-exclusive, revocable, limited license to access the Site solely for your own personal, non-commercial use.

Certain Restrictions:

Some of the restriction subjected to you are as under:

  1. You are not allowed to sell, copy, transfer, assign, host or distribute otherwise the site will be exploited.
  2. You will not make changes, compile or reverse engineer any part of the site.
  3. You will not give access to the Site if you try or attempted to build a similar or clone website.
  4. In reference of section c you will not copy, distribute, republished or posted in any form or by any means otherwise any addition to the functionality of the site will be subject to the terms and conditions. All copyright and other notices on the Site should be retained on all copies thereof.

We reserve the right to change, suspend, or cease the Site with or without notice to you.  You accepted that we will not liable to you or any third-party for something to change, interrupt, or terminate in the Site or its any part.

No Support or Maintenance:

You agree that we will have no obligation to provide you with any support regarding the Site.

You are fully aware and assure that all the intellectual property rights, including contents, copyrights, in the Site are owned by the magazine. Note that these Terms and access to the Site do not give you any rights or interest in or to any intellectual property, except for the limited access rights those are mentioned in Section 2.1.

Third-Party Links & Ads; Other Users:

The Site contains links to third-party websites, and/or display advertisements for third-parties.  These Third-Party Links & Ads are not under our control, and we are not responsible for any Third-Party Links & Ads.  We only provide access to these Third-Party Links & Ads only as a convenience to you, and does not review, approve, or monitor, or make any representations with respect to Third-Party Links & Ads.  You use them at your own risk and should apply a proper level of caution in doing so. When you click on any of the Third-Party Links & Ads, their applicable terms and policies will apply, including their privacy.

Other Users:

Each Site user is fully responsible for any and all of its own User Content.  We are not responsible to control User Content, whether provided by you or by others.  You agree that we will not be responsible for any loss or damage occurred as the result of any such activities.  If there is a dispute between you and any Site user, we are under no longer responsible to become involved.

Cookies and Web Beacons:

The Scientia magazine uses ‘cookies’. These cookies are used to store information including visitors’ preferences, and the pages on the website that the visitor accessed or visited. The information is used to optimize the reader’s experience by customizing our web page content based on visitors’ browser type and/or other information.

Google DoubleClick DART Cookie:

Google is one of a third-party vendor on this site. It also uses cookies, known as DART cookies, to serve ads to our site visitors based upon their visit to www.website.com and other sites on the internet. However, visitors may choose to decline the use of DART cookies by visiting the Google ad and content network Privacy Policy at the following URL – https://policies.google.com/technologies/ads

Disclaimers:

The site is provided on an “as-is” and “as available” basis and can disclaim any and all warranties and conditions of any kind, whether express or implied including all warranties or conditions of a particular purpose, title, entertainment, accuracy, or non-infringement.  We and our suppliers make not guarantee that the site will meet your requirements, will be available on an uninterrupted, timely, secure, or error-free basis, or will be accurate, reliable, and free of viruses or other harmful code, complete, legal, or safe.  If applicable law requires any warranties with respect to the site, all such warranties are limited in duration to ninety (90) days from the date of first use.

Limitation on Liability:

To the maximum extent permitted by law, in no event shall company or our suppliers be liable to you or any third-party for any lost profits, lost data, costs of procurement of substitute products, or any indirect, consequential or incidental damages arising from or relating to these terms or your use of, or incapability to use the site even if company has been advised of the possibility of such damages.  Access to and use of the site is at your own discretion and risk, and you will be fully responsible for any damage to your device or computer system, or loss of data resulting.

To the maximum extent permitted by law, our liability to you for any damages arising from or related to this agreement will be limited to a maximum of fifty U.S. dollars. The existence of more than one claim will not enlarge this limit.  You agree that our suppliers will have no liability of any kind arising from or relating to this agreement.

Term and Termination:

In accord with this Section, these Terms will remain in full force and effect while you use the Site.  We may suspend or terminate your rights to use the Site at any time for any reason at our sole discretion, including for any use of the Site if the terms will be violated. Under these Terms, your Account and right to access and use the Site will terminate immediately.  You understand that any termination of your Account may involve deletion of your User Content associated with your Account from our live databases.  We will not have any liability to you for any termination of your rights under these Terms.

Copyright Policy:

Since the Company solely respects the intellectual property of uses and asks that users of our Site do the same.  In connection with our Site, we have adopted and implemented a policy respecting copyright law that provides for the deletion of any infringing materials and for the termination of users of our online Site who are repeat infringers of intellectual property rights, including copyrights.  If you believe that one of our users is, through the use of our Site, unlawfully infringing the copyright(s) in a work, the following information in the form of a written notification must be provided to our designated Copyright Agent.

Physical or electronic signature:

The identification of the copyrighted work(s) that you claim to have been infringed;

The identification of the material on our services that you claim is infringing and that you request us to remove.

Address: Karachi, Pakistan.

Telephone number:

E-mail address: [email protected]

You have a firm belief that use of the objectionable material is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or under the law.  If the material fact in a written notification automatically is miss-presented, it will subject the complaining party to liability for any damages, costs and attorney’s fees incurred by us in connection with the written notification and allegation of copyright infringement.

General:

These Terms are subject to occasional revision, and if we make any substantial changes, we may notify you through an e-mail to the e-mail address you provided to us and/or by posting notice of the changes on our Site.  So you are responsible for providing us with your most current e-mail address.  In case, the last e-mail address that you have provided is not valid our dispatch of the e-mail containing such notice will nonetheless constitute effective notice of the changes described in the notice.  Any changes to these Terms will be effective upon the earliest of thirty (30) calendar days following our dispatch of an e-mail notice to you or thirty (30) calendar days following our posting of notice of the changes on our Site.  These changes will be effective immediately for new users of our Site.

Applicability of Arbitration Agreement:

All claims and disputes in connection with the Terms or the use of services provided by the Company that cannot be resolved informally or in small claims court shall be resolved by binding arbitration on an individual basis under the terms of this Arbitration Agreement.  Unless otherwise agreed to, all arbitration proceedings shall be held in English.  This Arbitration Agreement applies to you and the Company, and to any subsidiaries, affiliates, agents, employees, predecessors in interest, successors, and assigns, as well as all authorized or unauthorized users or beneficiaries of services or goods provided under the Terms.

Notice Requirement and Informal Dispute Resolution. Before either party may seek arbitration, the party must first send to the other party a written Notice of Dispute describing the nature and basis of the claim or dispute and the requested relief.  A Notice to the Company should be sent to Pakistan. After the Notice is received, you and the Company may attempt to resolve the claim or dispute informally.  If you and the Company do not resolve the claim or dispute within thirty (30) days after the Notice is received, either party may begin an arbitration proceeding.  The amount of any settlement offer made by any party may not be disclosed to the arbitrator until after the arbitrator has determined the amount of the award to which either party is entitled.

Arbitration Rules:

The arbitration shall be initiated through the American Arbitration Association, an established alternative dispute resolution provider that offers arbitration as set forth in this section.  If AAA is not available to arbitrate, the parties shall agree to select an alternative ADR Provider.  The rules of the ADR Provider shall govern all aspects of the arbitration except to the extent such rules are in conflict with the Terms.  The AAA Consumer Arbitration Rules governing the arbitration are available online at adr.org or by calling the AAA at 1-800-778-7879.  The arbitration shall be conducted by a single, neutral arbitrator.  Any claims or disputes where the total amount of the award sought is less than Ten Thousand U.S. Dollars (US $10,000.00) may be resolved through binding non-appearance-based arbitration, at the option of the party seeking relief.  For claims or disputes where the total amount of the award sought is Ten Thousand U.S. Dollars (US $10,000.00) or more, the right to a hearing will be determined by the Arbitration Rules.  Any hearing will be held in a location within 100 miles of your residence unless you reside outside of the United States, and unless the parties agree otherwise.  If you reside outside of the U.S., the arbitrator shall give the parties reasonable notice of the date, time and place of any oral hearings. Any judgment on the award rendered by the arbitrator may be entered in any court of competent jurisdiction.  If the arbitrator grants you an award that is greater than the last settlement offer that the Company made to you prior to the initiation of arbitration, the Company will pay you the greater of the award or $2,500.00.  Each party shall bear its own costs and disbursements arising out of the arbitration and shall pay an equal share of the fees and costs of the ADR Provider.

Additional Rules for Non-Appearance Based Arbitration. If non-appearance based arbitration is elected, the arbitration shall be conducted by telephone, online and/or based solely on written submissions; the specific manner shall be chosen by the party initiating the arbitration.  The arbitration shall not involve any personal appearance by the parties or witnesses unless otherwise agreed by the parties.

Time Limits. If you or the Company pursues arbitration, the arbitration action must be initiated and/or demanded within the statute of limitations and within any deadline imposed under the AAA Rules for the pertinent claim.

Authority of Arbitrator:

If arbitration is initiated, the arbitrator will decide the rights and liabilities of you and the Company, and the dispute will not be consolidated with any other matters or joined with any other cases or parties.  The arbitrator shall have the authority to grant motions dispositive of all or part of any claim.  The arbitrator shall have the authority to award monetary damages and to grant any non-monetary remedy or relief available to an individual under applicable law, the AAA Rules, and the Terms.  The arbitrator shall issue a written award and statement of decision describing the essential findings and conclusions on which the award is based.  The arbitrator has the same authority to award relief on an individual basis that a judge in a court of law would have.  The award of the arbitrator is final and binding upon you and the Company.

Electronic Communications:

The communications between you and Company use electronic means, whether you use the Site or send us emails, or whether Company posts notices on the Site or communicates with you via email. For contractual purposes, you

(a) The consent to receive communications from Company in an electronic form.

(b) And agree that all terms and conditions, agreements, notices, disclosures, and other communications that Company provides to you electronically satisfy any legal obligation that such communications would satisfy if it were in a hard copywriting.

Entire Terms. These Terms constitute the entire agreement between you and us regarding the use of the Site. Our failure to exercise or enforce any right or provision of these Terms shall not operate as a waiver of such right or provision. The section titles in these Terms are for convenience only and have no legal or contractual effect. The word “including” means “including without limitation”. If any provision of these Terms is held to be invalid or unenforceable, the other provisions of these Terms will be unimpaired and the invalid or unenforceable provision will be deemed modified so that it is valid and enforceable to the maximum extent permitted by law.  Your relationship to Company is that of an independent contractor, and neither party is an agent or partner of the other.  These Terms, and your rights and obligations herein, may not be assigned, subcontracted, delegated, or otherwise transferred by you without Company’s prior written consent, and any attempted assignment, subcontract, delegation, or transfer in violation of the foregoing will be null and void.  The company may freely assign these Terms.  The terms and conditions set forth in these Terms shall be binding upon assignees.

Copyright/Trademark Information. Copyright ©. All rights reserved.  All trademarks, logos and service marks displayed on the Site are our property or the property of other third-parties. You are not permitted to use these Marks without our prior written consent or the consent of such third party which may own the Marks.

Contact Information:

Address: Karachi, Pakistan

Website Terms of Use

Version 1.0

The Scientia magazine is a collective Project of journalist and science communities. Its website is located at http//:www.scientiamag.org. This is a copyrighted work belonging to The Scientia Magazine, web-based publications including but not limited to astronomy, astrophysics, astrobiology, space and environmental sciences features. Some of the special features of the Site may need to address additional guidelines, terms, or rules, which will be posted on the Site with these features.

These Terms of Use described the legal terms and conditions that check over your use of this Site. By logging into the website you affirm that these terms and conditions and you have the authority and capacity to enter into these Terms. You should be either of 12 or 18 years old and fully able and competent to enter into these terms, representation, and conditions

Access to the Site:

The Company grants you a non-transferable, non-exclusive, revocable, limited license to access the Site solely for your own personal, noncommercial use.

Certain Restrictions:

Some of the restriction subjected to you are as under:

  1. You are not allowed to sell, copy, transfer, assign, host or distribute otherwise the site will be exploited.
  2. You will not make changes, compile or reverse engineer any part of the site.
  3. You will not give access to the Site if you try or attempted to build a similar or clone website.
  4. In reference of section c you will not copy, distribute, republished or posted in any form or by any means otherwise any addition to the functionality of the site will be subject to the terms and conditions. All copyright and other notices on the Site should be retained on all copies thereof.

We reserve the right to change, suspend, or cease the Site with or without notice to you.  You accepted that we will not liable to you or any third-party for something to change, interrupt, or terminate in the Site or its any part.

No Support or Maintenance:

You agree that we will have no obligation to provide you with any support regarding the Site.

You are fully aware and assure that all the intellectual property rights, including contents, copyrights, in the Site are owned by the magazine. Note that these Terms and access to the Site do not give you any rights or interest in or to any intellectual property, except for the limited access rights those are mentioned in Section 2.1.

Third-Party Links & Ads; Other Users:

The Site contains links to third-party websites, and/or display advertisements for third-parties.  These Third-Party Links & Ads are not under our control, and we are not responsible for any Third-Party Links & Ads.  We only provide access to these Third-Party Links & Ads only as a convenience to you, and does not review, approve, or monitor, or make any representations with respect to Third-Party Links & Ads.  You use them at your own risk and should apply a proper level of caution in doing so. When you click on any of the Third-Party Links & Ads, their applicable terms and policies will apply, including their privacy.

Other Users:

Each Site user is fully responsible for any and all of its own User Content.  We are not responsible to control User Content, whether provided by you or by others.  You agree that we will not be responsible for any loss or damage occurred as the result of any such activities.  If there is a dispute between you and any Site user, we are under no longer responsible to become involved.

Cookies and Web Beacons:

The Scientia magazine uses ‘cookies’. These cookies are used to store information including visitors’ preferences, and the pages on the website that the visitor accessed or visited. The information is used to optimize the reader’s experience by customizing our web page content based on visitors’ browser type and/or other information.

Google DoubleClick DART Cookie:

Google is one of a third-party vendor on this site. It also uses cookies, known as DART cookies, to serve ads to our site visitors based upon their visit to www.website.com and other sites on the internet. However, visitors may choose to decline the use of DART cookies by visiting the Google ad and content network Privacy Policy at the following URL – https://policies.google.com/technologies/ads

Disclaimers:

The site is provided on an “as-is” and “as available” basis and can disclaim any and all warranties and conditions of any kind, whether express or implied including all warranties or conditions of a particular purpose, title, entertainment, accuracy, or non-infringement.  We and our suppliers make not guarantee that the site will meet your requirements, will be available on an uninterrupted, timely, secure, or error-free basis, or will be accurate, reliable, and free of viruses or other harmful code, complete, legal, or safe.  If applicable law requires any warranties with respect to the site, all such warranties are limited in duration to ninety (90) days from the date of first use.

Limitation on Liability:

To the maximum extent permitted by law, in no event shall company or our suppliers be liable to you or any third-party for any lost profits, lost data, costs of procurement of substitute products, or any indirect, consequential or incidental damages arising from or relating to these terms or your use of, or incapability to use the site even if company has been advised of the possibility of such damages.  Access to and use of the site is at your own discretion and risk, and you will be fully responsible for any damage to your device or computer system, or loss of data resulting.

To the maximum extent permitted by law, our liability to you for any damages arising from or related to this agreement will be limited to a maximum of fifty U.S. dollars. The existence of more than one claim will not enlarge this limit.  You agree that our suppliers will have no liability of any kind arising from or relating to this agreement.

Term and Termination:

In accord with this Section, these Terms will remain in full force and effect while you use the Site.  We may suspend or terminate your rights to use the Site at any time for any reason at our sole discretion, including for any use of the Site if the terms will be violated. Under these Terms, your Account and right to access and use the Site will terminate immediately.  You understand that any termination of your Account may involve deletion of your User Content associated with your Account from our live databases.  We will not have any liability to you for any termination of your rights under these Terms.

Copyright Policy:

Since the Company solely respects the intellectual property of uses and asks that users of our Site do the same.  In connection with our Site, we have adopted and implemented a policy respecting copyright law that provides for the deletion of any infringing materials and for the termination of users of our online Site who are repeat infringers of intellectual property rights, including copyrights.  If you believe that one of our users is, through the use of our Site, unlawfully infringing the copyright(s) in a work, the following information in the form of a written notification must be provided to our designated Copyright Agent.

Physical or electronic signature:

The identification of the copyrighted work(s) that you claim to have been infringed;

The identification of the material on our services that you claim is infringing and that you request us to remove.

Address: Karachi, Pakistan.

Telephone number:

E-mail address: [email protected]

You have a firm belief that use of the objectionable material is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or under the law.  If the material fact in a written notification automatically is miss-presented, it will subject the complaining party to liability for any damages, costs and attorney’s fees incurred by us in connection with the written notification and allegation of copyright infringement.

General:

These Terms are subject to occasional revision, and if we make any substantial changes, we may notify you through an e-mail to the e-mail address you provided to us and/or by posting notice of the changes on our Site.  So you are responsible for providing us with your most current e-mail address.  I n case, the last e-mail address that you have provided is not valid our dispatch of the e-mail containing such notice will nonetheless constitute effective notice of the changes described in the notice.  Any changes to these Terms will be effective upon the earliest of thirty (30) calendar days following our dispatch of an e-mail notice to you or thirty (30) calendar days following our posting of notice of the changes on our Site.  These changes will be effective immediately for new users of our Site.

Applicability of Arbitration Agreement:

All claims and disputes in connection with the Terms or the use of services provided by the Company that cannot be resolved informally or in small claims court shall be resolved by binding arbitration on an individual basis under the terms of this Arbitration Agreement.  Unless otherwise agreed to, all arbitration proceedings shall be held in English.  This Arbitration Agreement applies to you and the Company, and to any subsidiaries, affiliates, agents, employees, predecessors in interest, successors, and assigns, as well as all authorized or unauthorized users or beneficiaries of services or goods provided under the Terms.

Notice Requirement and Informal Dispute Resolution. Before either party may seek arbitration, the party must first send to the other party a written Notice of Dispute describing the nature and basis of the claim or dispute and the requested relief.  A Notice to the Company should be sent to Pakistan. After the Notice is received, you and the Company may attempt to resolve the claim or dispute informally.  If you and the Company do not resolve the claim or dispute within thirty (30) days after the Notice is received, either party may begin an arbitration proceeding.  The amount of any settlement offer made by any party may not be disclosed to the arbitrator until after the arbitrator has determined the amount of the award to which either party is entitled.

Arbitration Rules:

Arbitration shall be initiated through the American Arbitration Association, an established alternative dispute resolution provider that offers arbitration as set forth in this section.  If AAA is not available to arbitrate, the parties shall agree to select an alternative ADR Provider.  The rules of the ADR Provider shall govern all aspects of the arbitration except to the extent such rules are in conflict with the Terms.  The AAA Consumer Arbitration Rules governing the arbitration are available online at adr.org or by calling the AAA at 1-800-778-7879.  The arbitration shall be conducted by a single, neutral arbitrator.  Any claims or disputes where the total amount of the award sought is less than Ten Thousand U.S. Dollars (US $10,000.00) may be resolved through binding non-appearance-based arbitration, at the option of the party seeking relief.  For claims or disputes where the total amount of the award sought is Ten Thousand U.S. Dollars (US $10,000.00) or more, the right to a hearing will be determined by the Arbitration Rules.  Any hearing will be held in a location within 100 miles of your residence, unless you reside outside of the United States, and unless the parties agree otherwise.  If you reside outside of the U.S., the arbitrator shall give the parties reasonable notice of the date, time and place of any oral hearings. Any judgment on the award rendered by the arbitrator may be entered in any court of competent jurisdiction.  If the arbitrator grants you an award that is greater than the last settlement offer that the Company made to you prior to the initiation of arbitration, the Company will pay you the greater of the award or $2,500.00.  Each party shall bear its own costs and disbursements arising out of the arbitration and shall pay an equal share of the fees and costs of the ADR Provider.

Additional Rules for Non-Appearance Based Arbitration. If non-appearance based arbitration is elected, the arbitration shall be conducted by telephone, online and/or based solely on written submissions; the specific manner shall be chosen by the party initiating the arbitration.  The arbitration shall not involve any personal appearance by the parties or witnesses unless otherwise agreed by the parties.

Time Limits. If you or the Company pursues arbitration, the arbitration action must be initiated and/or demanded within the statute of limitations and within any deadline imposed under the AAA Rules for the pertinent claim.

Authority of Arbitrator:

If arbitration is initiated, the arbitrator will decide the rights and liabilities of you and the Company, and the dispute will not be consolidated with any other matters or joined with any other cases or parties.  The arbitrator shall have the authority to grant motions dispositive of all or part of any claim.  The arbitrator shall have the authority to award monetary damages and to grant any non-monetary remedy or relief available to an individual under applicable law, the AAA Rules, and the Terms.  The arbitrator shall issue a written award and statement of decision describing the essential findings and conclusions on which the award is based.  The arbitrator has the same authority to award relief on an individual basis that a judge in a court of law would have.  The award of the arbitrator is final and binding upon you and the Company.

Electronic Communications:

The communications between you and Company use electronic means, whether you use the Site or send us emails, or whether Company posts notices on the Site or communicates with you via email. For contractual purposes, you

(a) The consent to receive communications from Company in an electronic form.

(b) And agree that all terms and conditions, agreements, notices, disclosures, and other communications that Company provides to you electronically satisfy any legal obligation that such communications would satisfy if it were in a hard copywriting.

Entire Terms. These Terms constitute the entire agreement between you and us regarding the use of the Site. Our failure to exercise or enforce any right or provision of these Terms shall not operate as a waiver of such right or provision. The section titles in these Terms are for convenience only and have no legal or contractual effect. The word “including” means “including without limitation”. If any provision of these Terms is held to be invalid or unenforceable, the other provisions of these Terms will be unimpaired and the invalid or unenforceable provision will be deemed modified so that it is valid and enforceable to the maximum extent permitted by law.  Your relationship to Company is that of an independent contractor, and neither party is an agent or partner of the other.  These Terms, and your rights and obligations herein, may not be assigned, subcontracted, delegated, or otherwise transferred by you without Company’s prior written consent, and any attempted assignment, subcontract, delegation, or transfer in violation of the foregoing will be null and void.  The company may freely assign these Terms.  The terms and conditions set forth in these Terms shall be binding upon assignees.

Copyright/Trademark Information. Copyright ©. All rights reserved.  All trademarks, logos and service marks displayed on the Site are our property or the property of other third-parties. You are not permitted to use these Marks without our prior written consent or the consent of such third party which may own the Marks.

Contact Information:

Address: Karachi, Pakistan

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