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Please read the terms and conditions of this User Agreement carefully. This agreement constitutes a legally binding and enforceable agreement between you and Citizens for Accountable Governance Lanka [Guarantee] Limited [“CAG”], a limited guarantee company incorporated and existing in Sri Lanka located at 51/1 Old Road, Nawala, Sri Lanka, the owner and operator of the website. This Agreement governs the terms and conditions subject to which you may use the Website and the Services provided by CAG through the Website.

By clicking on “I accept” and/or using the Website, you accept the terms and conditions as contained in this User Agreement together with the other terms and conditions subject to which you use the Services and Website, including but not limited to the Privacy Policy.

The terms and conditions contained herein may be amended from time to time with or without notice to you. Whenever this User Agreement is amended, the revised version of the User Agreement will be posted on our Website and when you click on the Terms’ link you will be directed to such revised version of the User Agreement. You should therefore read this User Agreement periodically so as to keep yourself updated with the terms and conditions applicable to the Services in force at any given time. Your acceptance of the terms and conditions includes acceptance of any amendments to such terms and conditions done from time to time.

    Read Before Use
  • If you wish to make use of the Website’s service (the “Service”), then please read this Agreement. By using this Website, you represent, warrant, understand, agree to, and accept all terms and conditions contained in this Agreement and the Privacy Policy. If you object to anything in this Agreement or the Privacy Policy, do not use the Website or the Service.
    Acceptance of the Terms and Conditions
  • This Terms of Use Agreement (this "Agreement"), states the terms and conditions under which you may use this web site (the "Site").  Please read this Agreement carefully.  This Site contains various information relating to CAG. in the form of text, graphics, news, reports, and other materials (tangible or intangible) ("Content").  By accessing, browsing and/or using this Site you acknowledge that you have read, understood and agree to be legally bound by this Agreement.  If you do not accept this Agreement (and therefore do not agree to by bound by this Agreement), do not use this Site.

  • The Terms are subject to change at any time, effective upon posting on the Website. You will be notified of changes to this Agreement via a notation next to the link to the Agreement from the main page of the Website stating that the Agreement is new and the date on which it was updated. Your continued use of the Website or the Service after such posting will constitute acceptance by you of such changes. By accessing the Website or becoming a member, you consent to have this Agreement provided to you in electronic form.

    • Services
      • provides a platform for constitutional, legal and social change by providing the mechanism to hold elected representatives Accountable for the services they provide as such elected representative.

      • Eligibility – To be eligible to use the Services, you must be at least 18 years old.

      • Information – In order to use the Services, you must provide us with correct and up-to-date Information. You will be required to provide this Information at the time you fill-in and submit the Online Form for the Services.

        • Your contact information. It is your responsibility to keep your contact and other information updated. All information provided by you or otherwise obtained by us relating to you will be kept strictly confidential and shall be used by us only in accordance with our Privacy Policy.

        • Primary e-mail. At the time of registration, you will be required to provide an e-mail address which will function as your primary e-mail address when we communicate with you electronically. It is your responsibility to keep your primary email address up to date and operational at all times. You understand, acknowledge and agree that if we send you an electronic Communication but you do not receive it because your primary email address on file is incorrect, out of date, blocked by your service provider, or you are otherwise unable to receive electronic Communications, we will be deemed to have provided the Communication to you effectively.

  • Restrictions on Use of Materials
    • You acknowledge that this Site contains Content that is protected by copyrights, trademarks, service marks, trade secrets, patents, or other proprietary rights, and that these rights are valid and protected in all forms, media, and technologies existing now and hereinafter developed. You also acknowledge that the Content is and shall remain the property of CAG or any other party (each a "Contributor") who has been involved in the preparation or publication of the Content.  You shall at no time assert any claims of ownership over any content by reason of your use of or any right to use this Site and shall not grant or create or suffer to exist any lien or other security interest arising therefrom. You agree to comply with all copyright and trademark laws and you shall not encumber any interest in, or assert any rights to, the Content.  You may not modify, transmit, participate in the sale or transfer of, or create derivative works based on any Content, in whole or in part.  You may print copies of the Content, provided that these copies are made only for personal, non-commercial use and that you maintain any notices contained in the Content, or maintained by the Contributor, such as all copyright notices, trademark legends, or other proprietary rights notices. You shall not store electronically any significant portion of any Content. CAG authorizes you to view and use the Content on this Site solely for your personal, noncommercial use. The use of the Content on any other site, including by linking or framing, or in any networked computer environment for any purpose is prohibited without the CAG prior written approval. 

    • For permission to use content from this website by CAG, request written permission and provide full attribution.

    • The content provided on this website is provided as a service to members of the public. Information presented on this website is provided for informational purposes only. No information presented on this website constitutes legal advice, nor does it create an attorney – client relationship between the CAG and any other party. 

    • You acknowledge and agree that this site and the content therein are provided on an "as is" and "as available" basis.  CAG, any of its members, affiliates or their respective officers, directors, employees or agents (collectively "the CAG management") guarantees the accuracy, completeness, or usefulness of any of the content. 

    • the CAG management does not warrant that this site will be uninterrupted or error free or that this site, its server or any files available for downloading through this sites are free of computer viruses or other harmful elements.  You expressly agree that the entire risk as to the quality and performance of this site and the accuracy or completeness of the content is assumed solely by you. 

    • None of the CAG management makes any, and hereby specifically disclaims any, representations, endorsements, guarantees, or warranties, express or implied, regarding this site or any content, including without limitation, the implied warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose and non-infringement of third-party rights.  Without limiting the generality of the foregoing, all of the CAG management disclaim any warranties with respect to any results that may be obtained from the use of this site.
    • Under no circumstances will the CAG management be liable for any loss or damage caused by your reliance on information obtained through the content on the web site.  It is your responsibility to evaluate the accuracy, completeness, or usefulness of any information or any content available through the web site.

    • In no event shall any of the CAG management be liable for any direct, indirect, incidental, special or consequential damages arising out of or relating to the content, service, or this agreement, whether based on warranty, contract, tort, or any other legal theory.

    • Because some jurisdictions  do not allow the exclusion or limitation of liability for negligence, consequential or incidental damages, in such jurisdictions the CAG managements’ liability is limited to the greatest extent permitted by law.

    • Your sole and exclusive remedy for dissatisfaction with this site is to stop using this site.

  • Links to Other Sites
    • As a convenience to you, this Site may periodically provide links to third party websites through links available on this Site ("Third-Party Sites") where we feel it is appropriate. Lists of links are not complete lists of relevant and/or useful internet resources.  Our decision to link to a Third-Party Site is not an endorsement of the content in that linked Third Party Site. We are not responsible for the content of any third party web site, nor do we make any warranties or representations, express or implied, regarding the content (or the accuracy, currentness, or completeness of such content) on any third party web sites, and the council of nonprofits shall have no liability of any nature whatsoever in relation to any of the foregoing.  You should take precautions when downloading files from all Sites to protect your computer from viruses and other destructive programs.  If you decide to access linked Third-Party Sites, you do so at your own risk. You should direct any concerns to the Third-Party Sites' administrator or webmaster. 

    • You agree to not use the Services (i) for illegal purposes; (ii) for the transmission of material that is unlawful, defamatory, harassing, libellous, invasive of another's privacy, abusive, threatening, harmful, vulgar, pornographic, obscene, or is otherwise objectionable, offends religious sentiments, promotes racism, contains viruses or malicious code; (iii) in a manner that infringes or may infringe intellectual property or other rights of another; (iv) for the transmission of "junk mail", "spam", "chain letters", “phishing” or unsolicited mass distribution of email; (v) in a manner that could damage, compromise, over-burden or otherwise impede the proper functioning of our systems, servers or resources. You shall also not use any false identity to mislead any person. We reserve the right to terminate your access to the Services if there are reasonable grounds to believe that you have used the Services for any illegal or unauthorized activity or you have otherwise breached this User Agreement.
    • We reserve the right to suspend and/or cancel and/or modify and/or withdraw, temporarily or permanently, the Services and/or the Application (or any part thereof) with or without notice to you and you agree and acknowledge that we shall not be liable to you or any third party for any modification to or withdrawal of the Services and/or the Application.

    • We do not warrant an error free or uninterrupted performance of Website or the Services and/or any part or feature of the Website or the Services.

    • We will use all reasonable endeavours to maintain the Website and the Services and keep same operational so as to provide you with an uninterrupted service. However, there may be situations that render the Website and/or the Services and/or any part or feature thereof temporarily not operational due to reasons beyond our control and/or where we may be compelled to take the Website and/or the Services and/or any part or feature thereof offline and/or interrupt the Services or any part or feature thereof for, inter alia, maintenance, rectification or updating. In such event we will use our best endeavours to keep you informed and updated of the operational status of the Website and the Services so as to minimise any inconvenience to you. However, notwithstanding anything to the contrary contained elsewhere in this Agreement, we shall not be liable to you and/or any third party for any damages, including lost profits, lost savings or other incidental, consequential or special damages arising from or attributable or incidental to the Website and/or the Services and/or any part or feature of the Website or the Services being offline and/or not operational and/or taken down and/or suspended and/or inaccessible and/or interrupted and/or due to any error in the Website or the Services due to any reason whatsoever even if we had been advised of the possibility of such damages.

    • Complete Agreement and Survival – This Agreement, along with the Privacy Policy sets forth the entire understanding between you and us with respect to the Services. If any provision of this Agreement is held to be invalid or unenforceable, such provision shall be struck and the remaining provisions shall be enforced.

    • No Waiver – Our failure or delay to act with respect to a breach by you or others does not waive our right to act with respect to such breach or any subsequent or similar breaches.

    • The names ‘CAGLK.ORG’, ‘’ and ‘Citizens for Accountable Governance Sri Lanka [Guarantee] Limited’,CAG logo and all names and logos associated with the Services are trademarks of Citizens for Accountable Governance Sri Lanka [Guarantee] Limited, and you agree that you will not display or use in any manner any such trademarks without our prior express consent.

    • The appropriate Courts of Colombo, Sri Lanka shall have jurisdiction to hear and determine any matter arising from this User Agreement.

    • This User Agreement shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of Sri Lanka.