The Theosophical Society in Europe
Federation of National Societies

Terms & Conditions

This page includes notices and disclaimers in regard to Aims, Intellectual Rights, Linking, Confidentiality of user communications and Legal Disclaimers related to the Copyright © the EFTS website.


Aims


The fundamental aim of the EFTS website is to allow free and anonymous access to its content and to help progress of people by spreading Theosophy. It is connected with the THEOSOPHICAL SOCIETY IN EUROPE – FEDERATION OF NATIONAL SOCIETIES, which is part of the international Theosophical Society with the Headquarters in Adyar, Chennai, India.


Intellectual Rights


The aim of the intellectual rights policies of the EFTS website is twofold:

- to encourage the wide spread dissemination of Theosophy and

- to preserve the integrity of EFTS work by eliminating confusion about its source and status.


Unless otherwise noted, all materials contained in this site are copyrighted and may not be used except as provided in this copyright notice.

The materials contained in the EFTS website may be downloaded or copied provided that ALL copies retain the copyright and any other proprietary notices contained on the materials. No material may be modified, edited or taken out of context in such a way that its use creates a false or misleading statement or impression as to the positions, statements or actions of the EFTS website.

The name of copyright holders may NOT be used in advertising or publicity pertaining to the website and its content, without prior specific written permission. Title to copyright in website documents will at all times remain with copyright holders.

The EFTS documents can be redistributed or republished on the condition that you provide information so that others can easily find the original document and that you provide notice of the EFTS copyright.

The EFTS document details how the document was created or received, whether we have editorial control over the document, and how it may be referenced by other activities or documents. We disapprove and will act upon the misrepresentation of our work with respect to authorship, endorsement, or status.

If you have a website that mirrors (has copies of) useful web documents, you can make copies of our documents and serve them from your site, provided that you clearly represent the status of the document and that the canonical version of the document can only be found on the EFTS website.

If you would like to make a “fair use” excerpt from our documents for your analysis, we ask that your citation or reference to the excerpted material include the document’s title, editors/authors, publication date, URL and an indication of its status.

If you would like to publish a book that includes some of our notions, you must include a link or URL to the original EFTS document, its status and its copyright notice and you may not alter the content of the document.


Linking


You surely may link to the EFTS website. Links are merely references to other sites. You don’t have to ask permission to link to this website - or any other website. However, you should never do anything (including making a link) that misrepresents what is being linked to, or implies a relationship with the EFTS that does not exist. For instance, you may not use misleading frames, URL tricks, hot-linking or redirections that misrepresent the EFTS website content as being published by anyone other than the EFTS. Note, this requirement to be clear in your representations is your obligation; the EFTS does not sign waivers about who may link to us.

The logo displayed on the EFTS website is the property of the EFTS. Users are prohibited from using it without prior written permission of the EFTS.


Confidentiality of user communications


Except as required by law, the EFTS will maintain the confidentiality of all user communications that contain personal user information and which are transmitted directly to the EFTS. Views by a user on any message board will not be protected as confidential and the EFTS may use and provide information contained in any such message, including any ideas, concepts, know-how or other intellectual property.




Legal Disclaimers


The EFTS has not reviewed any or all of the websites linked to this web site and is not responsible for the content of any off-site pages or any other websites linked to this website. Please understand that any NON-EFTS website is independent from the EFTS, and the EFTS has no control over the content on that website. In addition, a link to a NON-EFTS website does not mean that the EFTS endorses or accepts any responsibility for the content, or the use, of such site. It is the user's responsibility to take precautions to ensure that whatever is selected is free of such items as viruses, worms, trojan horses and other items of a destructive nature.


Information on this website may contain technical inaccuracies or typographical errors. Information may be changed or updated without notice. EFTS may make improvements and/or changes in the materials contained in or described on this site at any time without notice. The EFTS may also make changes in these Terms and Conditions without notice. User is bound by such revisions and should therefore periodically visit this page to review the then current Terms of Use.


Limitation on Warranties


ALL MATERIALS ON THE EFTS WEBSITE ARE PROVIDED “AS IS”. THE EFTS MAKES NO REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, TITLE OR NON-INFRINGEMENT. AS TO DOCUMENTS AND GRAPHICS PUBLISHED ON THIS SITE, THE EFTS MAKES NO REPRESENTATION OR WARRANTY THAT THE CONTENTS OF SUCH DOCUMENT OR GRAPHICS ARE FREE FROM ERROR OR SUITABLE FOR ANY PURPOSE; NOR THAT IMPLEMENTATION OF SUCH CONTENTS WILL NOT INFRINGE ANY THIRD PARTY COPYRIGHTS OR OTHER RIGHTS.


Please note that some jurisdictions may not allow the exclusion of implied warranties, so some of the above exclusions may not apply to you.


Limitation on Liability


IN NO EVENT WILL THE EFTS BE LIABLE TO ANY PARTY FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, SPECIAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES FOR ANY USE OF THIS SITE, OR ON ANY OTHER HYPERLINKED WEBSITE, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, ANY LOST PROFITS, BUSINESS INTERRUPTION, LOSS OF PROGRAMS OR OTHER DATA ON YOUR INFORMATION HANDLING SYSTEM OR OTHERWISE, EVEN IF THE EFTS IS EXPRESSLY ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES.