Effective from: January 26, 2021
This legal notice is specific to this website (“Website”) and by using the Website, you (the reader) are agreeing to the rules/guidelines stipulated in this statement.
You may access certain parts of the Website without registering or providing Rising Asia Foundation and Rising Asia Journal (RAF/RAJ) with your details.
As the information on the Website may be incomplete, out of date or inaccurate and may contain technical inaccuracies or typographical errors, RAF/RAJ reserve the right to update the Website at our sole discretion, and such information may be changed or updated without notice.
We reserve the right to make changes to this legal notice. Any changes we may make to this legal notice will be posted on this page and, if necessary, we will also inform you by e-mail. Certain provisions of this legal notice may be superseded by expressly designated legal notices or terms located on particular pages of the Website.
When you registered on the Website, you were provided with a username and password. You agree not to make available your username and/or password to anyone. If there has been a disclosure of your username and/or password, you agree to notify us immediately of such disclosure so that RAF/RAJ can take appropriate security measures and to provide you with a new username and password.
As a subscriber who has access to restricted content on the Website, you are permitted for the purposes of research, teaching, and private study to: search, view, retrieve, and display portions of restricted content; electronically save portions of restricted content; and/or print out single copies of portions of restricted content (in each case, subject to any specific restrictions which appear on particular pages of the Website).
Under the rules accepted by the subscriber, you may not: remove or alter the copyright notices or other means of identification or disclaimers as they appear on the Website; make printed or electronic copies of multiple extracts for any purpose except as permitted by law or as authorized by RAF/RAJ; display or distribute any restricted content on any electronic network, including without limitation on the Internet and the World Wide Web (other than the institution’s secure network, where the subscriber is an institution); permit anyone to access or use restricted content (other than other users authorized by the institution, where the subscriber is an institution); and/or use any content on the Website whether restricted content or otherwise for any commercial use.
RAF/RAJ may make certain content available on this Website which is available for you to view without charge. You may view, reproduce or store copies of such content provided that the content is used only for your personal, non-commercial use. Any use of such content in whole or in part must include the customary bibliographic citation, such as author attribution, date, article title, journal title, and URL and must include a copy of the copyright notice.
The rights granted above are personal to you and may not be exercised by any other person. If you make use of the content described above, you may not: remove or alter the copyright notices or other means of identification or disclaimers as they appear in the content; systematically make printed or electronic copies of multiple extracts of the content for any purpose except as permitted by law or as authorized by RAF/RAJ; display or distribute any part of the content on any electronic network, including without limitation the Internet and the World Wide Web; permit anyone to access or use the content; and/or use all or any part of the content for any commercial use.
For details on how to obtain permissions to use the content, please see the Rising Asia Journal Rights and Permissions page.
Notwithstanding the above rights, if an article has been published under the terms of a Creative Commons Open Access licence, the permitted reuse terms are defined by the respective licence. Articles published under a Creative Commons Open Access licence can be identified by looking at the copyright line of each article.
In addition to the rights granted above, you may carry out text and data mining on the Website for non-commercial purposes.
We and/or our licensors are the owners of all intellectual property rights in the Website, and the Website and the materials on the Website are protected by intellectual property laws around the world including copyright and trade mark laws. Subject to the terms of this legal notice and any other licence agreements between you and RAF/RAJ, all such rights are reserved and no materials may otherwise be copied, modified, published, broadcast or otherwise distributed without our prior written permission. RAF/RAJ and/or any other names of products or services provided by RAF/RAJ and referred to on the Website are either trademarks or registered trademarks of Rising Asia Foundation.
Notwithstanding the foregoing and where applicable, copyright in each illustration that appears on the Website is owned by the rights holder(s) named in the Caption for that illustration. All rights are reserved. No illustration from the Website may be copied, modified, published or broadcast or otherwise distributed.
Rising Asia Foundation and Rising Asia Journal make no warranties or representations of any kind concerning the accuracy or suitability of the information contained on the Website. Further, RAF/RAJ make no representations or warranties, express or implied, as to the accuracy or completeness of the Content, or as to the accuracy or efficacy of the treatments or dosages in the Content, and they do not accept, and expressly disclaim, responsibility for any liability, loss or risk that may be claimed or incurred as a consequence of the use or application of any of the Content.
The information appearing on the Website or in the Content is not intended to be, and should not be considered, a substitute for medical or other professional advice. Practitioners and researchers must rely on their own experience, knowledge and judgement in evaluating or applying any information, which remains their professional responsibility. Research and knowledge about medical and health issues is constantly evolving and diagnoses, treatments, and dose schedules for medications are being revised continually. Because of this and rapid advances in the medical sciences and changes in government regulations and clearances, we recommend independent verification of the product information and clinical procedures using the most up-to-date published product information and data sheets provided by the manufacturers and the most recent codes of conduct and safety regulations.
RAF/RAJ make no warranties or representations of any kind that the services provided by this Website will be uninterrupted, error-free or that the Website or the server that hosts the Website are free from viruses or other forms of harmful computer code.
In no event shall RAF/RAJ, their employees, agents or licensors be liable for any direct, indirect or consequential damages, loss of opportunity, loss of data, loss of goodwill, loss of anticipated savings or loss of profits resulting from the use of the Website even if advised of such loss.
The exclusions, disclaimers and limitations of liability set out in this legal notice only apply to the extent permitted by law.
The mention of trade names, commercial products or organizations, and the inclusion of advertisements on the Website or in connection with the Content does not constitute any endorsement by RAF/RAJ.
Links to other websites are provided by RAF/RAJ in good faith and for information only. RAF/RAJ disclaims any responsibility for the materials contained in any website linked to the Website. In addition, a link to a non-RAF/RAJ website does not mean that RAF/RAJ endorses or accepts any responsibility for the content, or the use, of such website or the products and/or services offered on such website. It is up to you to take precautions to ensure that whatever you select for your use is free of such items as viruses, worms, trojans and other items of a destructive nature.
While we endeavor to ensure that the Website is normally available twenty-four hours a day, we shall not be liable if for any reason the Website is unavailable at any time or for any period. Access to the Website may be suspended temporarily and without notice in the case of system failure, maintenance or repair or for reasons beyond our control.
You are prohibited from posting or transmitting to, or from, the Website any material: that is threatening, defamatory, obscene, indecent, seditious, offensive, pornographic, abusive, liable to incite racial hatred, discriminatory, menacing, scandalous, inflammatory, blasphemous, in breach of confidence, in breach of privacy or which may cause annoyance or inconvenience; for which you have not obtained all necessary licences and/or approvals; which constitutes or encourages conduct that would be considered a criminal offence, give rise to civil liability, or otherwise be contrary to the law of or infringe the rights of any third party, in any country in the world; or which is technically harmful (including, without limitation, computer viruses, logic bombs, Trojan horses, worms, harmful components, corrupted data or other malicious software or harmful data).
You may not misuse the Website (including, without limitation, by hacking).
You recognise the global nature of the Website and thus, agree to comply with all applicable local laws in your jurisdiction when using the Website.
Information we publish on the Website may contain references or cross-references to our services and/or products offered that are not announced or available in your country. Such references do not imply that we intend to announce such services and/or products in your country.
You hereby irrevocably consent to the exclusive jurisdiction and venue of courts in Kolkata in all disputes arising out of or relating to the use of the RAF/RAJ website and services. You further, agree that this legal notice shall be exclusively governed in accordance with the laws of and the courts in Kolkata, West Bengal. Notwithstanding the foregoing, nothing in this legal notice will preclude RAF/RAJ from applying to any court to bring an action for the infringement of its intellectual property rights or any other right.
If you have any concerns about material which appears on the Website, please contact us at: firstname.lastname@example.org