Welcome to the Knowrom.com. This Websitesolely aims to assist students in gathering information related to higher education, sharing opinions, photos, videos, events and other material of higher education related issues and for no other purposes.
By accessing www.knowrom.comor its associated websites (including but not limited to www.conocero.com, all of which sites are known collectively and/or individually in these Terms as the "Website") you are agreeing to be legally bound by these terms as modified from time to time ("Terms").
1. Use of Website
The Website is owned and operated by Knowrom (Pvt) Ltd.As a condition of your use of this Website, you guarantee that (i) all information supplied by you on this Website is true, accurate, current and completeto the best of your knowledge, (ii) if you have a Knowrom.com account, you will safeguard your account information and will supervise and be completely responsible for any use of your account by anyone other than you. Knowrom retains the right at our sole discretion to deny access to anyone to this Website and the services we offer, at any time and for any reason, with or without notice or explanation including, but not limited to, for violation of these Terms.
All intellectual property rights, including copyright, in the content accessible (or available for download) on the Website, including text, pictures, graphics, video, audio material, software or any other form (" Content") belong to Knowrom or its licensors. All rights are hereby reserved.
3. Submission of content to the Website
You agree and warrant that any comments and other content posted by you will not:
- impersonate any other person or falsely claim to represent any other person, whether living or dead, real or fictitious
- be abusive, harassing, threatening or violate the legal rights of others
- be deliberately misleading, deceptive, false, defamatory or libelous
- use insulting, threatening or provocative language or language that is hateful towards a certain group of peopleincite, or be likely to incite, or express views of, hatred on the basis of race, religion, gender, nationality or sexuality or other personal characteristicinclude indecent, obscene, pornographic or otherwise inappropriate language
- contain any commercial advertising material or be for a commercial purpose
- be irrelevant to the themes currently being discussed and sought to be addressed in connection with the page, account or profile
- invade the personal privacy of any other person or groups without their consent, or
for illegal purposes.
- Publish unsolicited promotions, political campaigning, advertising, contests, raffles, or solicitations
- Upload or share viruses, corrupted data or other harmful, disruptive or destructive files
- Content that may infringe any patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright or other intellectual or proprietary right of any partyinformation or disclose their confidential information
- access, monitor or copy any content or information of this Website using any robot, spider, scraper or other automated means or any manual process for any purpose without our express written permission;
- violate the restrictions in any robot exclusion headers on this Website or bypass or circumvent other measures employed to prevent or limit access to this Website;
- take any action that imposes, or may impose, in our discretion, an unreasonable or disproportionately large load on the Website’s infrastructure;
- "frame", "mirror" or otherwise incorporate any part of this Website into any other website without our prior written authorization.
Any comments or other content posted on any of Knowrom’s pages, accounts or applications in contravention or breach of the above may be removed by the administrator.
Users found to be repeatedly engaging in the above activities may be banned.
Any material you submit to this Website (including without limitation any text, graphics, pictures, video or audio) you agree thereby to grant Knowrom a non-exclusive, perpetual, royalty-free, sub-licensable right and license to use, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish, translate, create derivative works from, distribute, perform, play, and exercise all copyright and publicity rights with respect to any such work worldwide and/or to incorporate it in other works in any media now known or later developed for the full term of any rights that may exist in such content.
By submitting information or content to the Knowrom platform and applications, you understand and accept that this information is available to the public and as such, is considered a public record.
By submitting your contribution to the Website, you warrant that such contribution is your own original work and that you have the right to make it available to Knowrom for all the purposes specified aboveand does not infringe any law or regulatory provision or any person’s rights in any jurisdiction.
The Website accepts no liability for any content submitted by third parties. Users of the Website accept that all the content submitted by users may not be pre-screened, and Knowrom reserves the right to remove at any time and without giving reasons or notice any material you or other users have supplied. Knowrom reserves the right to monitor any communications you make on the Website and by submitting any material or making any such communication you thereby consent to such monitoring.
4. Use of Content
The Website and the Content may only be used for your personal, non-commercial use. Any use of the Website or the Content other than for educational purposes shall only be with the prior written permission of Knowrom.
You agree not to use the Content or the Website for any illegal or improper purpose, nor for any purpose which might infringe the rights of others, or which might harass or cause inconvenience of distress to any person or institution.
You also agree to abide by all copyright notices and restrictions attached to the Content and not to remove any such notice or restriction, or alter the Content in any way.
5. Licence to reproduce Content
If you wish to re-publish, re-distribute or exploit the Content in any way you should address a request for permission to Knowrom email@example.com. Knowrom cannot guarantee that any such permission would be forthcoming or on what terms.
6. Links from other sites
Third parties are permitted to link to stories within Knowrom websites, using the URL and quoting the headline and the source website. Content must not be reproduced on a third party site without express authorisation from us.
A third party must ensure that nothing on its own web site suggests or could be understood to imply that any part of the Website is part of its own web site unless the third party has obtained the prior written approval of Knowrom.
Knowrom reserves the right to withdraw any permission without explanation or notice if in its sole judgment use of such links is excessive or inappropriate. Knowrom also reserves the right to change the location and nature of files within the Website without explanation or notice; it is the responsibility of the third party to check and update links.
Third parties must not deep-link to, or frame or use other techniques to enclose any part of the Website.
7. Trademarks and Intellectual Property
Knowrom.com and Conocero.com are part of the intellectual property of Knowrom (Pvt) Ltd. You may not use these marks without the prior written permission of Knowrom.
8. Limitation of liability and indemnity
Knowrom is an open forum that encourages users to publish their views and share material that is useful to users of the Website. Although we take the best possible measures to ensure that the content on the Website are not defamatory and inaccurate, we cannot guarantee the accuracy, completeness, timeliness, performance or fitness for any particular purpose of the Content or the Website, nor do we endorse or accept any responsibility for any views, advice, recommendations or opinions expressed on the Website or any website to which we link.Knowrom (Pvt) Ltd disclaim all liability for any errors and inaccuracies related to the information published on the site.
You should note that any contact or arrangements made between you and any third party named on the Website or any third party website linked from it (including without limitation any website with which we have a commercial association) is at your own risk, and to the extent permitted by law Knowrom excludes all liability.
The Content should only be used as general recommendations and not to be used as specific advice.
Before taking any action or decision based in whole or in part on the Content, you should always make your own independent checks of any information that is important in making such decision or taking such action.
Knowrom does not give any warranties in respect of the Content or the Website, freedom from viruses or other contamination, or that the Website is compatible with any computer systems, software and browsers.
If there are claims about any violation of intellectual property rights as a result of the content published on the Website, please write to firstname.lastname@example.org and make a request explaining the circumstances and the administrators of the Website will consider the request and take appropriate measures to the best of their abilities.
Knowrom shall not be liable for any claims, losses, injuries, penalties, damages, costs or expenses arising from the use of, or inability to use the Website or Content or from any action taken, or omitted to be taken, as a result of using the Website or Content.
You agree to indemnify Knowrom against all costs, claims, proceedings, demands, losses, damages, expenses or liability whatsoever arising directly or indirectly as a result of any breach of the Terms by you and any negligence or breach of duty by you.
9. Links to third party sites
This Website contains links to other web sites operated by parties who are wholly separate from Knowrom. Links to all third party sites are identifiable because clicking on them will launch a new tab displaying the third party's website URLs, or are otherwise indicated as such by Knowrom. Such links are provided for your convenience and reference only and you access them at your own risk. Knowrom cannot be held responsible in any way for the content, operation or availability of such websites.
10. Competitions, prize draws and promotions
Knowrom may on occasion run competitions or prize draws either on its own behalf, for other parties or in conjunction with commercial partners. These will be subject to additional rules and conditions which will be made available at the time of any such competition.
12. Changes to these Terms
Advertisements that promote institutes of higher education, especially those that are listed on the Website are not allowed on the Website to ensure that students’ opinions are highlighted instead that of educational institutes. Furthermore, advertisements that promote the consumption of alcohol, tobacco and narcotics are prohibited. Any content that contains nudity, graphic sex acts, or sexually explicit material are not allowed. Knowrom has the right to refuse any other advertisement that discriminates on grounds of sex, race, disability, religion and any other that the company deems inappropriate for the Website.
Knowrom does not take responsibility for the content of advertisements displayed on the Website. The user is advised to verify the information on advertisements before purchasing or using those products/services.
Knowrom (Pvt) Ltd is a registered company in Sri Lanka.
Knowrom is determined to protect your privacy. It is very important to us that you should be able to use and enjoy the Website without having to compromise your privacy unacceptably.
Knowing something about our users is, however, necessary to ensure that our service is continually improved. We need to build an accurate picture of the needs and wishes of our users, and to be able to communicate with you. That enables us to offer a service that is relevant and truly interactive, which is what our users expect. It also helps us to maintain the greatest possible free-to-user access to the Website.
"What information do you collect about me?"
We automatically collect some data about our users' browsing actions and patterns. This is aggregate data and does not identify any individual.
We may also ask you to provide personal information on a voluntary basis in order to get a clearer picture of our users. It is then entirely up to you whether you are happy to give us this information.
In the course of entering competitions, promotions and other offers you will be asked to give some details about yourself. You may also choose to e-mail us or make contact with us in other ways. Such contact gives us information about you.
"For what purposes do you collect and use this information?"
We use aggregate audience details to help us improve our understanding of our users and their preferences. We use it to assist us in arranging relevant advertising, commercial opportunities and competitions, as well as ensuring the best editorial coverage. It also helps us develop the Website and audit its use.
* The information about you as an identifiable individual, including contact details, may be used in the following ways:
* to conduct market research and other surveys.
* to create and draw to your attention editorial material and commercial opportunities that may be of interest to you.
"How private are my details?”
Apart from other companies in Knowrom, we only share personal information about you with third parties whom we have selected carefully and with whom we have, or may have, a commercial relationship. Knowrom complies with the relevant legal requirements and takes all reasonable care to ensure that your information is secure and private and is only seen by responsible third parties. However we cannot be held responsible for the actions of any third party who receives or obtains access to the information, or for any breach of security.
If you tell us that you do not want us to use your details, then data about your use of the Website would then only form part of aggregated statistics and would not be related to you as an individual.
You can ask to see the information we have about you by e-mailing a request to email@example.com
"What do I do if I am not happy for you to share information about me with others?"