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The information and content contained in SAARC’s website (‘Website’) is for general information only. You must not rely on any information or content contained in, or omitted from this Website, to form the basis of any transaction undertaken by you. SAARC is not liable (whether in contract, negligence or otherwise) for any loss or damage arising from the use of the content and information on Website. SAARC makes no warranty, express or implied, or representation regarding the fitness for purpose of any part of the information and content on this Website or on any pages of any site linked to this Website.

The content of the Website may be reviewed, reproduced or translated for research, educational and non-commercial purposes; however, appropriate acknowledgement is mandatory. Further, reproduction or translation of substantial portions of the Website and/or any use thereof other than for purposes permitted above, require prior explicit authorization in writing from the Secretariat.

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The Website contains hyperlinks to other sites. SAARC is not responsible for the information or content of any site accessed, or linked to, via this Website. These links are provided as references to help you identify and locate other Internet resources that may be of interest. These other websites were independently developed by parties other than the operator of this site, i.e. the Secretariat, and SAARC does not assume responsibility for the accuracy or appropriateness of the information contained at, or endorse the viewpoints expressed at such websites.

SAARC does not represent or warrant that the information and content on this Website, or the facilities that make it available, will not cause damage, or are free from any computer virus or any other defects or error.

Resources may become temporarily unavailable, due to any technical faults and the resources may be periodically moved to another page/site or removed altogether and you may find that a particular link or site is unavailable. SAARC shall not be responsible for any damage that may be suffered by you on this account.

Further, SAARC’s Name and Logo are exclusive property of SAARC, and the same are legally protected. Unauthorized usage of the said Name and/or Logo is/are prohibited. They shall not be copied or reproduced, in any way, without the prior written permission of the Secretariat.

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SAARC does not warrant that the information contained in the Website is complete and correct and shall not be liable whatsoever for any damages incurred as a result of its use. The use of this Website is at the user’s sole risk. Under no circumstances shall SAARC be liable to any user on account of that User’s use or misuse and/or reliance on the contents of this Website and no user shall be entitled to recovery of direct, indirect, incidental, consequential, special, exemplary, and punitive damages including without limitation lost profits and such limitation of liability shall apply whether the damages arise from use of, misuse of, and reliance on the contents, products and services, from inability to use the same, or from the interruption, suspension or termination of the contents, products and services (including such damages incurred by third parties). Such limitation shall apply without limitation to the costs of procurement of substitute contents, goods or services, lost profits, or lost data.

You shall be deemed to agree to such terms & conditions, as contained herein, and be bound by the same once you proceed to use these services including accessing the entire Website and specifically to the disclaimer of warranties and limitation of liability set forth herein.