If a user chooses to use any portion of, or content from, the Young Environmentalist website (henceforth referred to as 'Service', which is a part of Society for Environmental Communications' Down To Earth websites and services), s/he will be agreeing to abide by all the terms and conditions contained in this statement.

Young Environmentalist reserves the right to update the terms, conditions and features of its Service without prior intimation to its users and subscribers. Such changes will be duly posted online.

Young Environmentalist may change, suspend or discontinue any aspect of the Service at any time, including the availability of any of the Service's features, databases or content. Young Environmentalist may also impose limits on certain features and services or restrict user access to parts or all of the Service without notice or liability.

The contents of the site and its services are intended for personal, non-commercial use. All materials published on it (including, but not limited to articles, photographs, images, illustrations, audio clips and video clips, also known as the "Content") are protected by copyright, and owned or controlled by Young Environmentalist or the party credited as the provider of the Content. Users shall abide by all additional copyright notices, information, or restrictions contained in any Content accessed through the Service.

The Service and its Content are protected by copyright pursuant to Indian and international copyright laws. Users may not modify, publish, transmit, participate in the transfer or sale of, reproduce, create new works from, distribute, perform, display, or in any way exploit, any of the Content or the Service (including software) in whole or in part.

Users may download or copy the Content and other downloadable items displayed on the Service for personal use only, provided that they maintain all copyright and other notices contained therein. Copying or storing of any Content for other than personal use is expressly prohibited without prior written permission from Young Environmentalist or the copyright holder identified in the copyright notice contained in the Content.

The user agrees to report any copyright violations in regards to the Content supplied by the Service to Young Environmentalist as soon as they become aware of them. In the event a user has a claim of copyright infringement with respect to material that is contained in the Service, please notify us immediately.

Users shall not upload to, or distribute or otherwise publish on the discussion forums any libellous, defamatory, obscene, pornographic, abusive, or otherwise illegal material. The forum shall be used only in a non-commercial manner. You shall not, without the express written approval of Young Environmentalist, distribute or otherwise publish any materials containing any solicitation of funds, advertising or solicitation for goods or services. Content of messages on the forum are the responsibility of the users posting them. Young Environmentalist maintains no responsibility for these messages but reserves the right to delete, move, or edit messages that it, in its sole discretion, deems abusive, defamatory, obscene, in violation of copyright or trademark laws, or otherwise unacceptable.

Users represent, warrant and covenant (a) that no materials of any kind submitted through their account will (i) violate, plagiarise, or infringe upon the rights of any third party, including copyright, trademark, privacy or other personal or proprietary rights; or (ii) contain libellous or otherwise unlawful material; and (b) You hereby indemnify, defend and hold harmless Young Environmentalist and all officers, directors, owners, agents, information providers, affiliates, licensors and licensees (collectively, the "Indemnified Parties") from and against any and all liability and costs, including, without limitation, reasonable attorneys' fees, incurred by the Indemnified Parties in connection with any claim arising out of any breach by any user of this Agreement or the foregoing representations, warranties and covenants. Users shall cooperate as fully as reasonably required in the defence of any such claim. Young Environmentalist reserves the right, at its own expense, to assume the exclusive defence and control of any matter subject to indemnification by you.

Young Environmentalist does not represent or endorse the accuracy or reliability of any advice, opinion, statement, or other information displayed, uploaded, or distributed through the Service by any user, information provider or any other person or entity. Users acknowledge that any reliance upon any such opinion, advice, statement, memorandum, or information shall be at your sole risk. The Service and all downloadable software and services are distributed on an "as-is" basis without warranties of any kind, either express or implied, including, without limitation, warranties of title or implied warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose. The user hereby acknowledges that use of the services is at their sole risk.

For the portions/sections of Young Environmentalist which require registration, users may terminate their account at any time by sending e-mail to the Service or indicating so through the Service itself. Upon termination, the user's access will be suspended within 48 hours. Young Environmentalist may, in its sole discretion, terminate or suspend a user's access to all or part of the Service for any reason, including, without limitation, breach or assignment of this Agreement.

Young Environmentalist reserves the right at any time to charge fees for access to portions of the Service or the Service as a whole. However, in no event will a user be charged for access to the Service unless we obtain the user's prior agreement to pay such charges. Thus, if at any time Young Environmentalist requires a fee for portions of the Service that are now free, we will give you advance notice of such fees and the opportunity to cancel the account before such charges are imposed. All new fees, if any, will be posted in appropriate locations on the Service. Users shall pay all fees and charges incurred through their account at the rates in effect for the billing period in which such fees and charges are incurred, including, but not limited to charges for any products or services offered for sale through the Service by Young Environmentalist or by any other vendor or service provider. All fees and charges shall be billed to and paid for by the user. The user shall pay all applicable taxes relating to use of the Service through their account.