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   This Agreement governs your use of this site and is by and between G.B. Pant National Institute of Himalayan Environment, Kosi-Katarmal, Almora – 263643, Uttarakhand, India (referred to herein as "GBPNIHE", "we", "us", or "our") and you. By using, viewing, transmitting, caching, storing and/or otherwise utilizing the Site, the services or functions offered in or by the Site and/or the contents of the Site in any way, you have agreed to each and all of the terms and conditions set forth below. If you do not agree to each and all of these terms and conditions please do not use the Site and leave the Site immediately. We reserve the right, at our sole discretion, modify or revise these Terms & Conditions at any time by updating this webpage. You are bound by any such modification or revision and should therefore visit this page periodically to review the Terms & Conditions. Your continued use of the Site following the posting of changes to this Agreement will mean you accept those changes. Please print and retain a copy of this Agreement, as it may be changed from time to time, for your records.

This website is developed and maintained by G. B. Pant National Institute of Himalayan Environment, Kosi-Katarmal, Almora – 263643 (Uttarakhand) India and hosted at National Informatics Centre (NIC), New Delhi.


   You are hereby granted a nonexclusive, nontransferable, limited license to view and use information retrieved from this site provided solely for your personal, informational purposes and provided you do not remove or obscure the copyright notice or other notices. Except as expressly provided above, no part of this site, including but not limited to materials retrieved there from and the underlying code, may be reproduced, republished transmitted, or distributed in any form or by any means. You are strictly prohibited from altering, selling, and/or using for any commercial purpose any information sourced from the use of services.


   Unless otherwise noted, all materials, including images, designs, icons, photographs and written and other materials that are part of this website are copyrights, trademarks, designs and/or other intellectual properties owned, controlled or licensed by GBPNIHE and are protected by Indian and International copyright and other intellectual property laws. Nothing contained herein shall be construed as conferring any license or right, by implications, estoppels or otherwise, under copyright or other intellectual property rights.


   To the extent that this website contain links to, advertisement banners, and information about outside services and resources offered by third parties, GBPNIHE does not control the availability and content of those outside services and resources. Any concerns regarding any such services or resource, or any link thereto, should be directed to the particular service or resource. GBPNIHE hyperlinking and inclusion of such websites does not imply GBPNIHE's endorsement of the material on such websites or any association with their operators. In order to ensure the user convenience, all external links in this site is opened in separate pages.


   The Site is available only to individuals and entities that can form legally binding contracts under IT Acts & applicable law. No age limit is required for reserve a room on this web site. The Site and the materials located on or through the Site are provided by us for informational purposes only, with the understanding that we are by the provision of these materials not engaged in the rendering of legal or other professional advice or service. The information contained in or through the Site is based upon sources believed to be accurate and reliable; and we have exercised reasonable care to assure the accuracy of the information. However, we make no representation or warranty as to such accuracy.


   All materials contained in the Site are the copyrighted property of GBPNIHE, or its subsidiaries offices For purposes of these terms, the use of any such material on any other Web, Internet, intranet, extranet or other site or computer environment is prohibited. All trademarks, service marks are proprietary to us. You may not frame or utilize framing techniques to enclose any of our trademarks, logos, or other proprietary information (including images, text, page layout, or form) without our prior express written consent. You may not use any meta tags or any other "hidden text" utilizing our name or other proprietary information without our prior express written consent. Unless indicated otherwise, all names, logos, trademarks, service marks, trade dress and trade names are proprietary to GBPNIHE, Almora.
   In the event you download software from the Site, the software, including any files, images incorporated in or generated by the software, and data accompanying the software (collectively, the "Software") are licensed to you by us or third party licensors for your use in connection with the Site only. We do not transfer title to the Software to you. You own the medium on which the Software is recorded, but we (or third party licensors) retain full and complete title to the Software and all intellectual property rights therein.


   We are pleased to hear from our users and welcome your comments regarding the Site and services offered in connection therewith. Please do not send us any unsolicited original creative materials of any kind. While we do value your feedback on the Site.


   Links to other sites we think may be of interest to you are provided for your convenience. By providing these links, we are not endorsing, sponsoring or recommending such sites or the materials disseminated by or services provided by them, and are not responsible for the materials, services or other situations at or related to or from any other site. Please exercise discretion while browsing the Internet and using the Site. You should be aware that when you are using the Site, you could be directed to other sites that are beyond our control. There are links to other sites from the Site pages that take you outside of the Site. This includes links from advertisers, sponsors, and content partners that may use our logo(s) as part of a co-branding agreement. These other sites may send their own cookies to users, collect data, solicit personal information, or contain information that you may find inappropriate or offensive. In addition, advertisers on the Site may send cookies to users that we do not control.
   We reserve the right to disable links from any third party sites to the Site. Please keep in mind that whenever you give out information online, that information can be collected and used by people you don't know. We cannot guarantee the security of any information you disclose online; you make such disclosures at your own risk.


   All efforts have been made to make the information as accurate as possible, GBPNIHE or National Informatics Centre (NIC), will not be responsible for any loss to any person caused by inaccuracy in the information available on this Website. Any discrepancy found may be brought to the notice of GBPNIHE, Kosi-Katarmal, Almora – 263643 (Uttarakhand) India.


   You are entirely responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your data and for all activities that occur under your database.


   The interpretation of these terms and conditions shall be construed in accordance with and governed by the laws of Union of India without giving effect to conflict of laws provision. You shall comply with all applicable laws, statutes, ordinances and regulations regarding your use of the Site and your solicitation of offers to purchase and/or sell products and/or services. This Agreement shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of Union of India, without giving effect to any principles of conflicts of law. All terms & condition subject to Almora (Uttarakhand) Jurisdiction only.


   GBPNIHE respect your privacy. GBPNIHE will only collect, store and use personal information for defined purposes. GBPNIHE use your information to support and enhance the relationship with its users. As a general rule, this website does not collect personal information about the users when visited. Users can generally visit the site without revealing personal information unless he/she choose to provide such information. Any personal information collected shall be used only for the stated purpose and shall not be shared with any other department or organisation (public or private)
   The site may contain links to non- government sites whose data protection and privacy practices may differ from that of GBPNIHE. GBPNIHE is not responsible for the content and privacy practices of these sites.


   GBPNIHE reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to terminate your access to the website and the related services or any portion there of at any time, without notice.