Borderless Journal (“Borderless”) provides the site which shall be available for use, subject to the following conditions.
By visiting https://borderlessjournal.com/ (the “Site”), you accept these conditions. In the event you do not accept any of these conditions, please do not to avail any of the services on the Site. Upon availing any service, you will deemed to have accepted the following conditions. Further the use of the Site, will be subject to the guidelines, terms and agreements applicable to the purview of Borderless.
All content included on this Site, such as text, graphics, logos, button icons, images, audio clips, digital downloads, data compilations, and software, is the property of Borderless Journal or its affiliates or its content suppliers and protected by international copyright laws for the time being in force. The compilation of all content on this Site is the exclusive property of Borderless, and all software used on this Site is the property of Borderless, its affiliates or its software suppliers and protected by international copyright laws for the time being in force.
The Borderless Journal logo and other marks indicated on our Site are intellectual property rights of Borderless. Borderless’ s trademarks and intellectual property rights may not be used in connection with any product or service that is not provided by Borderless, in any manner that is likely to cause confusion among users, or in any manner that discredits Borderless [nm1] Journal or its affiliates. All other trademarks not owned by Borderless Journal or its affiliates that appear on this Site are the property of their respective owners, who may or may not be affiliated with, connected to, or sponsored by Borderless Journal.
License and site access
Borderless Journal grants you a limited license to access and make personal use of this Site and not to download (other than page caching) or modify it, or any portion of it, except with express written consent of Borderless Journal and / or its affiliates, as may be applicable. This limited license does not include any resale or commercial use of this Site or its contents; any derivative use of this Site or its contents; or any use of data mining, robots, or similar data gathering and extraction tools. This site or any portion of this Site (including but not limited to any copyrighted material, trademarks, or other proprietary information) may not be reproduced, duplicated, copied, sold, resold, visited, or otherwise exploited for any purpose, commercial or otherwise without express written consent of Borderless Journal and / or its affiliates, as may be applicable[nm2] . You may not frame or utilize framing techniques to enclose any trademark, logo, or other proprietary information (including images, text, page layout, or form) of Borderless Journal or its affiliates without their express written consent. You may not use any meta tags or any other “hidden text” utilizing Borderless Journal‘s or its affiliates name or trademarks without their express written consent. Any unauthorized use terminates the permission or license granted by Borderless Journal and / or its affiliates. You may not use any logo or other proprietary graphic or trademark of Borderless Journal or its affiliates as part of the link without their express written permission.
Your activity on Borderless
The Site is intended for the exclusive purpose of aggregating literary content, identifying offerings, customising them, and then providing access to the same to subscribers, users and patrons of Borderless Journal, for their personal consumption and for domestic purposes and for no other purposes. Borderless Journal and its affiliates reserve the right to refuse service, terminate accounts, or remove or edit content in their sole discretion.
The Site shall not be used in any way that causes, or is likely to cause, the Site or access to it to be interrupted, damaged or impaired in any way.
You, and not Borderless, are responsible for all electronic communications and content sent from your computer/laptop/mobile device to Borderless Journal and you must use the Site for lawful purposes only and only in accordance with the applicable law. You will be liable for all uses of the account whether or not such use is authorized by you, including but not limited to submitting information or answering questions through this Site. Borderless Journal is not liable for password breaches.
Users are solely liable for the authenticity of the information provided by them. Borderless Journal does not guarantee the authenticity of the information that is obtained from users either as a part of the registration process or for a purpose of providing a service. Borderless Journal agrees to maintain the confidentiality of such information on mutually agreeable terms and to share it with third parties with the consent of the users and for the purpose agreed.
If User submits material, and unless we indicate otherwise, User grants Borderless Journal and its affiliates a nonexclusive, royalty-free, irrevocable, perpetual and fully sub licensable right to use, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish, translate, create derivative works from, distribute, and display such content throughout the world in any media for as long as you are permitted to grant the said licence under applicable law. [nm3] You hereby grant Borderless Journal and its affiliates and sub licensees the right to use the name that you submit in connection with such content, if they choose. Borderless Journal has the right but not the obligation to monitor and edit or remove any activity or content. Borderless Journal takes no responsibility and assumes no liability for any content submitted by the User or any third party.
Borderless Journal and its affiliates respect the intellectual property of others. If you believe that your work has been copied in a way that constitutes infringement of your intellectual property, please bring that to our notice, with valid supporting documents / evidences, for us to evaluate the claim, before taking such appropriate action as would be deemed expedient.
Borderless Journal and its affiliates attempt to be as accurate as possible, and take adequate precautions to avoid any mistakes, errors, and assure to positively attend to all such complaints, escalations on the mistakes, errors or omissions which may be brought to the notice of Borderless by the User. Further, Borderless does not warrant that descriptions of or other content of this Site is always accurate, complete, reliable, current, or error-free. Borderless may provide links to other sites over which Borderless Journal has no control. Borderless is not responsible for the availability of such external sites or resources and does not endorse and is not responsible or liable for any content, advertising, products or other material on or available from such sites or resources.
If you use the Site, you are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your account and password and for restricting access to your computer to prevent unauthorised access to your account. You agree to accept responsibility for all activities that occur under your account or password. You should take all necessary steps to ensure that the password is kept confidential and secure and should inform us immediately if you have any reason to believe that your password has become known to anyone else, or if the password is being, or is likely to be, used in an unauthorised manner. Please ensure that the details you provide us with are correct and complete and inform us immediately of any changes to the information that you provided when registering. You can access and update much of the information you provided us within the specific area assigned for your information, in the Site. Site reserves the right to refuse access to the Site, terminate accounts, remove or edit content at any time without notice to you. In the event the details provided are found to be incorrect, Borderless Journal shall not be held responsible.
GDPR Compliance Statement
- Consent: We clearly explain what you are consenting to and ask you to explicitly consent any contact from us.
- Breach Notification: In the event of a breach, we will notify affected users within 72 hours of first having become aware of the breach.
- Right to Access: Users can request confirmation as to whether or not personal data concerning them is being processed, where and for what purpose. Upon your request, we shall provide a copy of the personal data in an electronic format.
- Right to be Forgotten: Once we have compared your rights to “the public interest in the availability of the data,” we may delete your personal data where you have requested this.
- Data Portability: We allow you to receive the personal data concerning you, which we will provide in a “commonly used and machine-readable format” and you have the right to transmit that data to another “controller”.
Privacy by Design: We implement appropriate technical and organizational measures, in an effective way, in order to meet the requirements of GDPR Regulations and protect the rights of data subjects. We hold and process only the data absolutely necessary for the completion of our duties (data minimization), as well as limiting the access to personal data to those needing to act out the processing.
Access to Site
We will do our utmost to ensure that availability of the Site will be uninterrupted and that transmissions will be error-free. However, due to the nature of the Internet, this cannot be guaranteed. Also, your access to the Site may also be occasionally suspended or restricted to allow for repairs, maintenance, or the introduction of new facilities or services at any time without prior notice. We will attempt to limit the frequency and duration of any such suspension or restriction.
You must not use the Site in any way that causes, or is likely to cause, the Site or access to it to be interrupted, damaged or impaired in any way. You understand that you, and not Borderless, are responsible for all electronic communications and content sent from your computer to us and you must use the Site for lawful purposes only. You must not use the Site for any of the following:
- for fraudulent purposes, or in connection with a criminal offence or other unlawful activity
- to send, use or reuse any material that does not belong to you; or is illegal, offensive, deceptive, misleading, abusive, indecent, harassing, blasphemous, defamatory, libelous, obscene, or menacing; ethnically objectionable, disparaging or in breach of any IPRs or any other proprietary information or right; or is otherwise injurious to third parties; or relates to or promotes money laundering or gambling; or impersonates another person; or which consists of or contains software viruses, political campaigning, commercial solicitation, chain letters, mass mailings or any spam.
- to cause annoyance, inconvenience or needless anxiety.
You represent and warrant that you own or otherwise control all of the rights to the content that you send or that you otherwise provide on or through the Site; that, as at the date that the content or material is submitted to the Site: (i) the content and material is accurate; (ii) use of the content and material you supply does not breach any applicable Site policies or guidelines and will not cause injury to any person or entity (including that the content or material is not defamatory); (iii) the content is lawful. You agree to indemnify Borderless Journal and its affiliates for all claims brought by a third party against it or its affiliates arising out of or in connection with a breach of any of these warranties.
Disclaimer of warranties and limitation of liabilities
This Site is provided by Borderless Journal on an “as is” and “as available” basis. Borderless Journal makes no representations or warranties of any kind, express or implied, as to the operation of this Site or the information, content, materials, or products included on this Site. You expressly agree that your use of this Site is at your sole risk. Borderless Journal reserves the right to withdraw or delete any information from this Site at any time in its discretion.
You acknowledge and undertake that you are accessing the services on the Site and transacting at your own risk and are using your best and prudent judgment before entering into any transactions through the Site.
We further expressly disclaim any warranties or representations (express or implied) in respect of quality, suitability, accuracy, reliability, completeness, timeliness, performance, safety, merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, or legality of the products listed or displayed or transacted or the content (including product or pricing information and/or specifications) on the[nm5] Site. While we have taken precautions to avoid inaccuracies in content, this Site, all content, information, software, products, services and related graphics are provided as is, without warranty of any kind.
When you visit the Site or send e-mails to us, you are communicating with us electronically. You consent to receive communications from us electronically. We will communicate with you by e-mail or by posting notices on this Site. You agree that all agreements, notices, disclosures and other communications that we provide to you electronically satisfy any legal requirement that such communications be in writing.
Claims against Objectionable Content
If you believe that any content on the Site is illegal, offensive, deceptive, misleading, abusive, indecent, harassing, blasphemous, defamatory, libelous, obscene, or menacing; ethnically objectionable, disparaging; or is otherwise injurious to third parties; or relates to or promotes money laundering or gambling; or is harmful to minors in any way; or impersonates another person; or threatens the unity, integrity, security or sovereignty of India or friendly relations with foreign States; or objectionable or otherwise unlawful in any manner whatsoever; or which consists of or contains software viruses, (“Objectionable Content”), please notify us immediately by writing to us at email@example.com. Once we are notified of the same, Borderless Journal will make all reasonable endeavours to remove such Objectionable Content complained about within a reasonable time.
Copyright, authors’ rights and database rights
All content included on the Site, such as text, graphics, logos, button icons, images, audio clips, digital downloads, data compilations, and software, is the property of Borderless, its affiliates or its content suppliers and is protected by international copyright, authors’ rights and database right laws.
You may not systematically extract/ or re-utilise parts of the contents of the Site without Borderless Journal and / or its affiliate’s (as may be applicable) express written consent. In particular, you may not utilise any manual effort or data mining, robots, or similar data gathering and extraction tools to extract (whether once or many times) for re-utilisation of any substantial parts of this Site, without the express written content of Borderless Journal and/or its affiliate’s (as may be applicable)
This Site is owned and operated by Borderless Journal. You can contact us by writing in to firstname.lastname@example.org
Please read these conditions carefully before using the Site. By using the Site, the User signifies his / her agreement to be bound by these conditions.
In addition, when the User uses any current or future Site service, the User will also be subject to the terms, guidelines and conditions applicable to that Borderless Service. (“Terms”).
Borderless Journal may invite submission for articles, stories, poems, and so forth (“Content”) from minors either directly or through its affiliate- Bookosmia. Such Content may be eligible for publication on Borderless’ s Site.
You consent as a parent and/or legal guardian to a minor for such submission of personal information of the minor including but not limited to name, personal details, school details and so forth being submitted in context to submission for such Content. You further consent that such content is subject to[nm6] being edited and altered quantitatively and qualitatively to meet in-house requirements of Bookosmia, our partner for curating content from young authors (under 18 years of age).
Since these submissions are by a minor not competent to enter into contracts, ‘You’ shall mean the parent/guardian of the person submitting the story/essay/poem/any other literary work. When you submit your entry, you shall be deemed to have given Bookosmia an exclusive license to evaluate the it for publication. While Bookosmia shall make best efforts to come back to you with the result of their evaluation within 15 days from the date they receive your submission. In the event you do not get our reply within 21 days from the date of your submission, you may presume that they have decided not to publish the story. If Bookosmia and subsequently Borderless respond with a decision to publish your story, you shall be deemed to have assigned any and all copyright and other intellectual property rights in the story in favour of Bookosmia. The assignment shall be perpetual, irrevocable, worldwide and comprise all the copyright in the story. The assignment shall not revert to you under any circumstances. Without limitation, the assignment shall confer upon Booksomia and to make copies of, edit, adapt, translate and publish your story and to Borderless to republish the same. You shall be deemed to have waived your moral rights in the story. Both Bookosmia and Borderless shall always credit you as the author of the story. The opportunity provided to you to publish your work shall constitute sufficient consideration for the foregoing assignment. You shall not disparage either Bookosmia or Borderless or its management, employees and other stakeholders in any manner whatsoever.
We will not be responsible for any business loss (including loss of profits, revenue, contracts, anticipated savings, data, goodwill or wasted expenditure) or any other indirect or consequential loss that is not reasonably foreseeable to both you and us when you commenced using the Site.
Alteration of Service or Amendments to the Conditions
Events beyond our reasonable control
We will not be held responsible for any delay or failure to comply with our obligations under these conditions if the delay or failure arises from any cause which is beyond our reasonable control. This condition does not affect your statutory rights.
If you breach these conditions and we take no action, we will still be entitled to use our rights and remedies in any other situation where you breach these conditions.
[nm1]Safeguards against republishing
[nm2]Safeguards against IP misuse
[nm3]Grants absolute IP rights
[nm4]A best practice to comply with the EU standards
[nm5]Allows you to cover off points incase you have some paid content/ products on the site later
[nm6]Needs to be clearly laid out as the submission is by a minor , who by definition cannot enter into a contract