The following post contains the General Terms of Service. We define who can access the website, what IAFF's liability is and what the consequence of a breach of these terms or of the law broadly
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IAFF Terms of Service
The India Arts Funding Forum (IAFF) is an open-source community-led forum for Indian artists to share and discuss information that would assist in writing successful grant proposals and contribute towards a transparent arts funding ecosystem in the country.
The ‘IAFF Platform’ refers to this platform, with all its functionalities. Who can access the IAFF platform and what can they do?
A ‘Visitor’ is any person accessing the IAFF platform. A Visitor can view the ‘Forum’ and the ‘Opportunities’ section. A Visitor cannot access the Proposals, post/comment in the Forum or contact Members/other Visitors via the platform’s chat function.
A ‘Member’ is a person who has an account on the IAFF platform. A Member has access to all parts of the site and it’s functionality such as participating in discussions, viewing proposals and messaging other members. These actions are subject to moderation and curation by the IAFF moderators.
A ‘Sharer’ is a person who uploads proposals or documents or otherwise shares information on the IAFF platform. Only a Member can be a Sharer.
The ‘Moderators’ are the persons responsible for the curation and moderation of the content and functioning of the IAFF platform.
Access to IAFF
Access to the information that is shared here by Members, including Sharers, or curated by IAFF is granted under the condition that, unless otherwise specified in writing, it will not be reproduced elsewhere.
IAFF undertakes to take reasonable measures to maintain the quality of the IAFF platform, its content and the environment. However, neither IAFF nor the Moderators individually or collectively bear any liability for risks that arise from sharing or using information, or interacting on the platform or beyond it. Information on this site does not constitute professional or legal advice.
In case of external links, IAFF bears no liability on the reliability or usefulness of their content, what information they may collect from you or their terms of service. Uploading the link on the IAFF website does not constitute an endorsement of any third party.
What happens in case of a breach of the terms?
If there is any conflict or grievance related to the use of the IAFF platform, all parties consent to first refer the dispute for mediation. In case any party is not satisfied by the result of the mediation, the dispute can be taken to arbitration. And only in the eventuality that any party to the dispute is not satisfied by the result of arbitration, shall a legal filing be made in court.
This Agreement is subject to the jurisdiction of the New Delhi Courts and the laws of India.
What happens in case there is a criminal act conducted via this platform?
In the event that any Visitor, Member or Moderator believes that they have been subject to an action on the IAFF platform that constitutes a crime, the above clause does not constitute a waiver of their right to seek legal remedy. They are encouraged to seek legal advice. IAFF undertakes to cooperate in any way necessary and abide by any consequent legal orders as required under the law.